Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

NTSB handling investigation of deadly train crash in Crozet NTSB handling investigation of deadly train crash in Crozet

Eyewitnesses have told National Transportation Safety Board investigators the truck driver - who is alive but in serious condition, according to authorities - was seen trying to snake his way through the crossing gates, despite signals that include...

Rohingya crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide', says UN official Rohingya crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide', says UN official

More than two dozen survivors in Bangladesh refugee camps and time-stamped cellphone footage also confirmed the presence of such graves. "The military tried to hide many bodies but not all", he said . But survivors in refugee camps shared accounts w...

Mattis warns Syria: Stop using chemical weapons Mattis warns Syria: Stop using chemical weapons

He said the U.S.is "even more concerned" about the possible use of the nerve agent sarin. Last April, the USA military fired a barrage of missiles into Syria's Shayrat Airfield in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack that killed about 100 ci...

18 injured in central Shanghai van explosion 18 injured in central Shanghai van explosion

At least 18 people have been hospitalized, three with serious injuries, after a van crashed in Shanghai's People's Square earlier this morning. Video taken by bystanders captures the auto up in flames. It knocked down several people waiting t...

Teenagers Shot During Massive Migrant Brawl in France Teenagers Shot During Massive Migrant Brawl in France

There are often skirmishes between migrants in the port as many are in the area attempting to cross the Channel to the UK. It is not yet clear who fired the bullets. However, the police regained control more quickly in that instance. Ms Bouchart ...

Iranian police arrest 29 women for not wearing hijab during protests Iranian police arrest 29 women for not wearing hijab during protests

According to the RFE/FL the Tasnim News Agency, which is affiliated with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), announced the arrests and charged that the women removing their headcoverings were "tricked" into doing so by propaganda br...

Aymeric Laporte joins Man City in club-record transfer from Athletic Bilbao Aymeric Laporte joins Man City in club-record transfer from Athletic Bilbao

Following the departure of Laporte , Athletic Bilbao roped in centre-back Inigo Martinez from Real Sociedad after meeting his €32million release clause. Another West Brom winger, James McClean, had earlier been booked for attempting to career th...

India will work with Oli government, says Sushma India will work with Oli government, says Sushma

Swaraj yesterday held one-on-one talks with CPN-UML chairman K P Sharma Oli, who is likely to be the next prime minister, and prominent leaders of Madhesi parties. The UML chairman said that bilateral ties should move ahead as per the new realities. ...

London mosque attacker jailed for 43 years London mosque attacker jailed for 43 years

Darren Osborne will spend at least 43 years behind bars after the jury took about an hour to unanimously convict him over the premeditated attack in June 2017 . "The scenes we witnessed last summer were the most violent manifestation of Islamophobi...

Restrictions imposed in Shopian to prevent march Restrictions imposed in Shopian to prevent march

Call for the march has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to express solidarity with the families of the civilians who were recently killed in the brutal actions of I...

Five killed as two French army training helicopters crash in Var region Five killed as two French army training helicopters crash in Var region

One body had still to be recovered from the wreckage. The Gazelles came from the army's Light Aviation School at Cannet-des-Maures. Forensic investigators are at the scene but have said the circumstances of the crash are unclear. Both helicopters...

West Bengal Bypoll Results: TMC Wins Both Noapara And Uluberia West Bengal Bypoll Results: TMC Wins Both Noapara And Uluberia

Even as the results came in, Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted , "Well Done Rajasthan Congress! Or else would the Congress not have raised its stakes in the contest, fielding regular high profile claimants to the Lok Sabha seats", said a par...

Rosenstein asked for Trump to reconsider releasing Nunes memo, Washington Post reports Rosenstein asked for Trump to reconsider releasing Nunes memo, Washington Post reports

At first, Comer - a member of the House Oversight Committee - tried to dodge the question. Trump reportedly changed the topic of conversation to the status of Special Counsel Robert S. "Nobody has asked me to take a loyalty pledge, other than the...

O Canada going gender neutral O Canada going gender neutral

Japan's messaging app Line to launch cryptocurrency exchange Japan's messaging app Line to launch cryptocurrency exchange

Earlier this month, Line opened a new subsidiary, Line Financial, that will operate these services and will help the company to expand its financial business. Whereas the fever of cryptocurrencies in Japanese community has not fainted, as the mos...

FBI says it has 'grave' concerns about release of Nunes memo FBI says it has 'grave' concerns about release of Nunes memo

The memo, penned by Chairman Devin Nunes , who supposedly had recused himself from Russian Federation investigations, reportedly is a direct attack on the FBI , and current and former FBI and Justice Dept. The three-and-a-half page memo has bee...

China dismisses 'absurd' African Union HQ spying claim China dismisses 'absurd' African Union HQ spying claim

The revelations come as African presidents convene in Addis Ababa to attend the continental summit on governance. The president hailed Kenya's progress in the war on al Shabaab, both at the national and regional level, but warned that more needs ...

Central Intelligence Agency director Pompeo met top Russian spies Central Intelligence Agency director Pompeo met top Russian spies

Antonov's counterpart - Huntsman - confirmed that Pompeo met with "senior-most" Russian intelligence officials last week, but did not name Naryshkin specifically. At the time, he was speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament. Senate mino...

US Puts Hamas Chief Haniyeh On Terror Blacklist US Puts Hamas Chief Haniyeh On Terror Blacklist

The designation announced in Washington puts Haniya on the US Treasury sanctions blacklist, which freezes any US-based assets he may have and bans any US person or company from doing business with him. "The American decision to include (Ismail)...

Top secret Australian government files found in secondhand shop Top secret Australian government files found in secondhand shop

Head of the Australian National University's National Security College Rory Medcalf told AP that although the incident is "very weird and embarrassing", allies like the United States should not be anxious about the leak. Another startling document ...

US Senate Blocks 20-Week Abortion Bill US Senate Blocks 20-Week Abortion Bill

Anthony List told the Washington Examiner during a press call. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., the bill's sponsor and a Southern Baptist, said after his measure failed , "W$3 hile today was a small setback, I have no doubt that we will eventua...

England U21 ace targeting promotion with Middlesbrough after signing from Manchester City England U21 ace targeting promotion with Middlesbrough after signing from Manchester City

After notching four goals and seven assists in 21 games during his rookie season in 2016, Harrison backed up his production in a big way in his second season in the Bronx, scoring 10 goals and grabbing six assists in an increased workload (34 games) ...

Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine, police say; 2 arrested

An Indian man died in a freak accident at a Mumbai hospital on Saturday, after he got sucked into an MRI machine. In 2001 also this has happened with a six-year-old boy while undergoing an MRI scan in NY and he was killed when a metal oxygen tank...

Kim Jong Nam murder: Accused 'paid to prank' Kim Jong Nam murder: Accused 'paid to prank'

At Monday's trial, defence lawyer Gooi Soon Seng questioned senior investigating police officer Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz about an article in the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun , which had reported the meeting in Langkawi. Azirul confirmed the...

Britain worse off in all Brexit scenarios Britain worse off in all Brexit scenarios

Staying in the EEA would apparently cost 2pc of GDP growth, relative to if we had stayed in the EU. Here are three possibilities, according to the government assessment: Growth could fall 5% over the next 15 years compared to existing forecasts und...

UAE-backed Yemeni separatists advance on presidential palace in Aden UAE-backed Yemeni separatists advance on presidential palace in Aden

Saudi troops who have been guarding the palace for months stopped the separatists at the gate, preventing them from entering. Houthi rebels forced Hadi to flee the capital of Sanaa in February 2015 for Aden , where his government has been based ever...

Murder trial begins for woman accused of killing twin sister on Maui Murder trial begins for woman accused of killing twin sister on Maui

In the months between her sister's death and her arrest on second-degree murder charges, Alexandria was reportedly also arrested and charged with drunk driving in the Village of Stamford in Upstate NY. The SUV later stopped, and Higa said a witness...

Progress made on NAFTA as sixth round ends Progress made on NAFTA as sixth round ends

Following the meetings in Montreal, Canada, that concluded this week, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer observed that while the US, Canada and Mexico "finally" began to discuss some of the core issues, marking this round of discuss...

Democrats blast Trump decision to hold off on Russian Federation sanctions Democrats blast Trump decision to hold off on Russian Federation sanctions

Instead, the State Department informed Congress that it would not be adding sanctions, and the U.S. Treasury published a list not of Putin's inner circle, but of people whose names appear on the Kremlin website and in Forbes's 2017 list of the weal...

UNC freshman guard Felton suspended UNC freshman guard Felton suspended

One of the attorneys, Kerry Sutton of Durham, described the suspension to The Associated Press as being on an "interim" basis while the school seeks additional information instead of serving as a punishment. "The support he's getting from UNC fans an...

Trump rejects idea of negotiations with Taliban after Afghan blasts Trump rejects idea of negotiations with Taliban after Afghan blasts

The U.S. military statement did not include any details about that information. Afghan Security Forces seem powerless against the onslaught. He said there has not been the kind of action we had all hoped to be taken to reduce, to eliminate the sa...

European Union ready to 'react swiftly and appropriately' to Trump's trade threats European Union ready to 'react swiftly and appropriately' to Trump's trade threats

Schinas added: "We also believe that while trade has to be open and fair it has also to be rules based". And yet they send their product to us - no taxes, very little taxes, it's very unfair. "They're not the only one, by the way". Last summer, Cec...

Swollen Seine surges, keeping Paris on alert Swollen Seine surges, keeping Paris on alert

Only emergency services are allowed to use the Seine, and the city's famous Bateaux Mouches tourist boats are out of service. Over 240 towns and villages in France are battling severe flooding as river Seine reached its highest level on the recor...

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