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Trump pardons former media baron, Trump biographer, Conrad Black Trump pardons former media baron, Trump biographer, Conrad Black
- Мая 16, 2019

Nolan. Other pardons have included Lewis "Scooter" Libby, former Vice-President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, who was convicted of lying about leaks to the media, and Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champ, convicted in 1913 of taking his white girlfriend across state lines. (more...)
Trapped US farmer amputates leg with knife to escape grain auger Trapped US farmer amputates leg with knife to escape grain auger
- Мая 16, 2019

The entire ordeal lasted about five minutes, but Kaser sounded sanguine about it and the loss of the bottom half of his leg. He wasn't sure how long he'd stay conscious. "He pretty much told me his goal was, 'I need to get home and get back to what I was doing before, ' and his main goal was farming", she recalled to KETV . (more...)
Campaigning in WB to end tomorrow after EC's unprecedented action Campaigning in WB to end tomorrow after EC's unprecedented action
- Мая 16, 2019

Tensions mounted yesterday after violence erupted during Shah's roadshow when the statue of iconic social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was vandalised in a college named after him. Modi also said that Banerjee was scared by the BJP wave in West Bengal. Observers, he said, had pointed out that senior Trinamool leaders were going around saying "central forces will leave after elections while we will remain". (more...)
U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela
- Мая 16, 2019

Embassy operations in Caracas. American Airlines, the primary carrier from Miami, suspended its flights to Venezuela in late March. From now on, all flights to and from Venezuela operated by both U.S. There are now no direct commercial flights from the USA to Venezuela. Venezuelan National Guard forces prevented the press from entering parliament, Wednesday, May 15. (more...)
Trump ropes Federal Reserve into US-China trade war Trump ropes Federal Reserve into US-China trade war
- Мая 16, 2019

Last year, China reported its slowest economic growth since 1990, and the Financial Times reports that many experts "believe its official data understates the true extent of the slowdown". "We are in a much better position now than any deal we could have made". Beijing is running out of US imports to penalize due to their lopsided trade balance. (more...)
New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution
- Мая 16, 2019

The Trump International Hotel and Tower faces the most fines and will receive an annual penalty of nearly $851,000 in 2030 if renovations are not made, the statement said . "We're tackling climate change head-on with NYC's Green New Deal and are the first city in the world to require all big buildings to cut their emissions, with the goal of a carbon neutral city by 2050". (more...)
US Police May Arrest Protectors of Venezuela's Embassy in Washington US Police May Arrest Protectors of Venezuela's Embassy in Washington
- Мая 16, 2019

A crowd of Venezuelan expatriates who demand the eviction of the activists remained outside the building, along with a large police presence. Ramon Rangel, who identified himself as an air force general, said the Venezuelan government is being controlled by the "communist dictatorship" in Cuba - a key Maduro ally. (more...)
Secretary Pompeo, Putin agree on political solution in Syria, deeper cooperation Secretary Pompeo, Putin agree on political solution in Syria, deeper cooperation
- Мая 16, 2019

Washington is sending an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Gulf, having already deployed an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers. sanctions on the country's mining industry, calling for new talks to save the nuclear accord. But the pair had little to agree on in their statements to the press some three hours later. (more...)
Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire
- Мая 16, 2019

The fire killed 85 people and nearly completely incinerated the town of Paradise. CAL FIRE investigators determined that the Camp Fire was caused by PG&E transmission lines in the Pulga area. This fire was consumed by the original fire which started earlier near Pulga. PG&E CEO Bill Johnson testifies before the state Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee in Sacramento on May 15, 2019. (more...)
Window Washers Trapped Mid-Air as Rigging Swings Wildly Out Of Control Window Washers Trapped Mid-Air as Rigging Swings Wildly Out Of Control
- Мая 16, 2019

Video from the scene showed the scaffold banging against the building, breaking windows and dropping shattered glass on sidewalks and streets below. Around 8:30 a.m., officials said "the basket is now secured and firefighters are working to get the two window washers out of the basket". (more...)
FAA Says It Was Directly Involved in 737 Max Software Oversight FAA Says It Was Directly Involved in 737 Max Software Oversight
- Мая 16, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration is under scrutiny for how it relied on Boeing to certify the Max and then didn't ground the plane until after the second crash, in March. "Boeing has yet to provide a single document", he said. Lawmakers want to hear about how the FAA certified the 737 Max 8 and why Boeing was given so much authority to regulate its safety. (more...)
State of emergency cancelled, evacuations ordered lifted amid central B.C. wildfire State of emergency cancelled, evacuations ordered lifted amid central B.C. wildfire
- Мая 15, 2019

Information Officer Molly Blower with the Prince George Fire Centre tells NEWS 1130 the fire - 236 hectares in size and about five kilometers east of Fraser Lake - has now been downgraded to "held" rather than 'uncontrolled, ' and is 50 per cent contained. (more...)
France’s Macron, New Zealand’s Ardern host Paris summit against online extremism France’s Macron, New Zealand’s Ardern host Paris summit against online extremism
- Мая 15, 2019

The New Zealand leader earned huge global prominence and respect after the attacks by reaching out to Muslim communities at home and vowing a widescale crackdown on extremist content. The Silicon Valley firm said it plans to extend the same restrictions to other parts of the platform, such as preventing people who post harmful content from buying ads. (more...)
Focus Turns to Investigation in Deadly Alaska Mid-air Crash Focus Turns to Investigation in Deadly Alaska Mid-air Crash
- Мая 15, 2019

One of the planes, a de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver on an independent tour, had four guests on board, plus a pilot. Rescue crews from the Coast Guard and partner agencies were searching for survivors. Eleven people were inside Taquan Air's single-engine de Havilland Otter DHC-3 when it went down. The Coast Guard says 10 people were rescued after small boats and a helicopter were dispatched to the crash site. (more...)
Huawei Pledges to Sign a Huawei Pledges to Sign a "No Spy" Agreement With the Government
- Мая 15, 2019

A decision will be made soon in the case for Huawei supplying telecom equipment in the UK. Speaking about espionage concerns, Liang said Huawei was willing to sign a "no-spy agreement" with governments, including the United Kingdom. "There are no Chinese laws requiring companies to collect intelligence from a foreign government or implant back doors for the government". The Rural Wireless Association, which represents carriers with fewer than 100,000 subscribers, estimated that 25 percent ... (more...)
Update right now! A vulnerability in WhatsApp lets attackers silently install spyware Update right now! A vulnerability in WhatsApp lets attackers silently install spyware
- Мая 15, 2019

WhatsApp has recently corrected a serious vulnerability that allowed any attacker to install a spyware on the victim's smartphone ( Android and iOS) without his knowledge. So if you see an update is available for WhatsApp, it is highly recommended that you install it on all of your devices. NSO would not, or could not, use its technology in its own right to target any person or organisation, including this individual. (more...)
Viral Video captures police shooting of Black woman who yells she’s pregnant Viral Video captures police shooting of Black woman who yells she’s pregnant
- Мая 15, 2019

The lieutenant said the officer was patrolling the complex about 40 kilometres east of Houston and tried to arrest the African-American woman because he knew she had outstanding warrants. She was pronounced dead at the scene, he said. This is the first shooting the officer has been involved in, according to Dorris. She was accused of criminal mischief and assault on April 25 after a manager at her apartment complex told police that Turner scratched her face and broke her glasses during a ... (more...)
Four officers in Trump motorcade involved in crash Four officers in Trump motorcade involved in crash
- Мая 15, 2019

A White House reporter for Bloomberg reported the officers in the motorcade appeared to have been injured in the crash. The motorcade slowed, passing the site of the accident near Lake Charles and the press was allowed to see before being rushed to the event. (more...)
Trump meets Hungary’s far-right prime minister
- Мая 15, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump is slated to meet with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday - the first visit of the controversial leader to the White House since he returned to power in 2010. Hungary's prime minister had to settle for last place. "Under Orban, the election process has become less competitive and the judiciary is increasingly controlled by the state". (more...)
Iran sentences Iranian national to 10 years for spying for Britain Iran sentences Iranian national to 10 years for spying for Britain
- Мая 15, 2019

The British Council is a cultural and educational organisation that operates overseas, but according to its website it is not "physically present" in Iran. Before her arrest, the 33-year-old Amiri had been living in London for 10 years - and had worked on cultural exchanges between Britain and Iran that included cooperation with Iran's Ministry of Culture. (more...)