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Moscow bus crash kills five

Moscow bus crash kills five The previous death toll stood at four casualties which has been confirmed by the road patrol service. Some unconfirmed reports said that more than 15 people were injured in the accident. Police believe there are two possible causes, according to RIA Novosti. Terrorism is not being considered, it is understood, but the driver was detained by police. [Full Article...]

Facebook's new tool reveals any Russian propaganda account you liked or followed

Facebook's new tool reveals any Russian propaganda account you liked or followed A link to the tool is included in the Help Center of the social media site. Largely focused on highly divisive partisan talking points like gun control, LGBTQ issues, race, and religion, the ads sought to drive an even larger wedge between the two major political parties in an attempt to sow political unrest and decrease confidence in the democratic process. [Full Article...]

Indian Muslim, ill-conceived Triple Talaq bill and Muslim Personal Law Board

Indian Muslim, ill-conceived Triple Talaq bill and Muslim Personal Law Board After a marathon emergency meeting, which was attended by almost 50 clerics and leaders of the community, the board's spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani said that the proposed Bill was in contravention of Shariah and encroachment upon the rights of Muslim men granted in muslim personal law. [Full Article...]

RJD cries political vendetta in Lalu Prasad's conviction in fodder scam case

RJD cries political vendetta in Lalu Prasad's conviction in fodder scam case But Lalu had been assigned the railway ministry in the crucial UPA era, as a reward for RJD's staunch loyalty to the Sonia Gandhi-led coalition of secular parties, with Manmohan Singh as the prime minister. Lalu Prasad was sent to Birsa Munda Central Jail. Lalu Prasad who arrived at the court along with his younger son, Tejashwi Yadav said he was confident of getting acquitted in the fodder sc... [Full Article...]

Brilliant Light Over SoCal Skies After SpaceX Launches Rocket

Brilliant Light Over SoCal Skies After SpaceX Launches Rocket Camera-wielding witnesses snapped photos and quickly posted them on social media, with many wondering if it was a UFO. It carried the latest batch of satellites for Iridium Communications. A SpaceX rocket lit up the sky in California yesterday evening, leaving some locals puzzled . "Outstanding! 40 in orbit in 2017!" said Insprucker. [Full Article...]

At least four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing

At least four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh and Sepoy Pargat Singh were courageous and honest soldiers, an army release said, adding that the nation will always remain indebted to them for their supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty. [Full Article...]

WH Denies NYT Report Claiming Trump Said Haitian Immigrants 'All Have AIDS'

WH Denies NYT Report Claiming Trump Said Haitian Immigrants 'All Have AIDS' They "all have AIDS", he grumbled, according to the Times , which Mr Trump has repeatedly accused of reporting "fake news". In a shocking story Saturday, The New York Times cited two sources who described in explicit terms how Trump has raged against his advisers for not doing more to translate his nativist politics into policy. [Full Article...]

Canada's move as U.S. confirms hefty Bombardier trade duties

Canada's move as U.S. confirms hefty Bombardier trade duties Boeing called for action from U.S. authorities saying the C-Series competes with its small 737 jet, a point refuted by Bombardier . The duties are meant to account for subsidies from the British, Canadian and Quebec governments that, the Department of Commerce claims, allowed Bombardier to sell C Series planes in the U.S.at unfairly low prices. [Full Article...]

Longtime sports broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

Longtime sports broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at 82 He announced San Diego Padres games from 2010 until just after the 2016 season. Dick Enberg , the longtime sportscaster remembered for the catchphrase "Oh my", has died at the age of 82. His work was celebrated in a host of honors, including the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award (2015), the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Rozelle Award (1999) and the Naismith Memorial Basketbal... [Full Article...]

Man planned Christmas Day terror attack in San Francisco

Man planned Christmas Day terror attack in San Francisco According to the court document, Jameson was inspired by the October 31 NY terror attack that left eight people dead when a man drove into a crowd. "Jameson clarified that he likewise wanted to utilize explosives and depicted a play in which explosives could "passage" or "channel" individuals into an area where Jameson could cause setbacks", McKinney composed. [Full Article...]

Heavy security as Mike Pence makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Vice President Mike Pence after a Republican caucus luncheon in Washington on Tuesday. Mr Trump released his new strategy for ending the 16-year war in Afghanistan in August. Pence says after his meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that US armed forces will remain engaged in the country until they eliminate the terrorist threat to the USA homeland. [Full Article...]

No fault found in Venus Williams crash

No fault found in Venus Williams crash The Palm Beach Police have released an 18-page report on the auto crash involving Venus Williams last July. Weeks after the incident, Linda's husband, 78-year-old Jerome Barson died of injuries stemming from the accident. Williams entered the intersection on a green light". Williams initially claimed that she did nothing illegal to cause the accident, and Florida law enforcement eventually s... [Full Article...]

Mourinho: Bristol City a bit 'lucky'

Mourinho: Bristol City a bit 'lucky' Johnson had bought a special 450 pounds ($601) bottle of wine that he wanted to share with Mourinho after the match - but instead champagne was the order of the night. They were a bit lucky and we weren't so bad, like after the goal in second half we were the best team and we tried to win in the 90 minutes. "Look every time United are involved in a tournament, they look to win", Bellamy told ... [Full Article...]

Uber drivers to face new regulation after ruling from Europe's top court

Uber drivers to face new regulation after ruling from Europe's top court This definition has allowed the ride-hailing service provider to avoid the strict regulations that minicabs, taxis, and other transport services are subjected to in the EU. The repeated protests have led several state transport departments (Karnataka and Maharashtra being the first few ones) to start drafting and modifying contract carriage permits (the laws under which traditional taxis operate i... [Full Article...]

Trump disputes report he was angry over Gorsuch comments

Trump disputes report he was angry over Gorsuch comments Supreme Court ", he wrote . President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that a report about how he nearly rescinded Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch's nomination was "fake news". Mr. Trump was upset after hearing that Gorsuch told Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT that he found Trump's criticisms about the federal judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing ". [Full Article...]

North Korea said to be testing anthrax-tipped ballistic missiles

North Korea said to be testing anthrax-tipped ballistic missiles Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported the news Tuesday, citing a source connected to South Korean intelligence services. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the deadly infection-causing bacteria would be one of the biological agents most likely to be used in case of a bioterrorist attack. [Full Article...]

Secretive Pentagon UFO investigations revealed by NYT investigative piece

Secretive Pentagon UFO investigations revealed by NYT investigative piece Officials with the program also studied videos of encounters between unknown objects and American military aircraft , including one released in August of a white oval object, about the size of a commercial plane, chased by two United States navy fighter jets from the aircraft carrier Nimitz off the coast of San Diego in 2004. [Full Article...]

Santa should carry both rain and snow gear this year

Santa should carry both rain and snow gear this year That was of course an exceptional year, and when we have strong El Ninos, temperatures tend to be incredibly mild, especially in December. For now, the National Weather Service is calling for highs around 50 degrees and a 50 percent chance of rain here on Monday. [Full Article...]

Amtrak train on new route hurtles onto highway, kills 3

Amtrak train on new route hurtles onto highway, kills 3 Just after the train derailed , the conductor spoke with dispatch, in a conversation obtained by Broadcastify.com. We've got cars everywhere and down onto the highway, " he tells the dispatcher, who asks if everyone is OK. Some motorists were injured but none died, authorities said. In a tweet , President Donald Trump said: "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved in the train accid... [Full Article...]

Cyril Ramaphosa wins ANC presidential race

Cyril Ramaphosa wins ANC presidential race After a fierce and tight race that exposed the stark divisions in the party , the A.N.C.'s almost 4,800 delegates voted for Mr. Ramaphosa, 65, now South Africa's deputy president. His reign has been hit with allegations of scandal and corruption which has seen the party of Nelson Mandela's liberation movement plummet in popularity among South Africans. [Full Article...]


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