completely new Zealand, North Korea, Facebook: Your Friday Briefing

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not bad morning,

We start today using a massacre at mosques in completely new Zealand, a Senate vote to defy President Trump, along with also the departure of two Facebook executives.

At least 49 people were dead along with also dozens more injured today after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch in a terrorist attack which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called “an extraordinary along with also unprecedented act.” One man in his 20s was charged with murder. Here are the latest updates.

The attacks occurred during Friday Prayer, along with also the authorities asked mosques across completely new Zealand to close. Two explosive devices were found attached to a vehicle which the police had stopped.

Related: Shortly before the shooting, someone appearing to be the gunman posted links to a white nationalist manifesto online, including a link to a Facebook page where a live, 17-minute video of the assault was later broadcast.