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Saudi Oil Output Cut in Half after Drone Attacks Saudi Oil Output Cut in Half after Drone Attacks
- Сентября 19, 2019

The attack Saturday on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq plant and its Khurais oil field led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom's crude oil production per day, equivalent to more than 5% of the world's daily supply. (more...)
Cyclist dies after being attacked by swooping magpie in Australia Cyclist dies after being attacked by swooping magpie in Australia
- Сентября 19, 2019

In Australia , swooping magpies are a common problem during spring, and cyclists and pedestrians have been injured in the past. To date, 1,487 attacks have already occurred, while 175 people have reported injuries after being swooped by a magpie. (more...)
Bodies of four kids found after mom discovered dead in husband's van Bodies of four kids found after mom discovered dead in husband's van
- Сентября 19, 2019

A warrant for second-degree murder was issued for Michael Jones' arrest early Monday after the body of his wife, Casei Jones , was found near Brunswick, Georgia . "As a parent it breaks my heart". An officer travelled to Casei's home in Summerfield, to look for the mother and four children, but the house was vacant. (more...)
Kashmir: Pro-India lawmaker arrested under controversial law Kashmir: Pro-India lawmaker arrested under controversial law
- Сентября 19, 2019

Mr Abdullah has been beneath the preventive detention in Srinagar after the central authorities eliminated the particular standing accorded to Jammu and Kashmir . The apex court allowed Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit four J&K districts - Srinagar , Jammu, Baramullah and Anantnag - to meet people, but said he can not hold any political rally. (more...)
Taiwan: China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties:The Asahi Shimbun Taiwan: China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties:The Asahi Shimbun
- Сентября 19, 2019

Its decision on Monday dealt her a new blow in her struggle to secure re-election in January amid criticism of her handling of Beijing and rising tension with China. Since Tsai's election, China has pressured worldwide corporations to recognise Taiwan as a part of China and successfully persuaded a half-dozen countries to swap allegiances, using generous aid packages to escalate pressure on Tsai's Democratic Progressive Party. (more...)
Police on alert as Taiwan’s flag lowered in the Solomons Police on alert as Taiwan’s flag lowered in the Solomons
- Сентября 19, 2019

Its decision on Monday dealt her a new blow in her struggle to secure re-election in January amid criticism of her handling of rising tension with Beijing. "We welcome the Solomon Islands in seizing a historical opportunity", Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement. "The government strongly condemns this and urges people to hold onto its sovereignty and the value of freedom and democracy ". (more...)
NYC Prosecutors Subpoena Trump Tax Returns NYC Prosecutors Subpoena Trump Tax Returns
- Сентября 19, 2019

The AP's source was not authorized to speak publicly about the matter and spoke on the condition of anonymity. Trump Organization attorney Marc Mukasey said, "We are reviewing and will respond as appropriate". Meanwhile, New York Attorney General Letitia James is investigating whether Trump exaggerated his wealth to obtain loans. Federal prosecutors in NY and Washington spent months probing payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to two women who said they had affairs with ... (more...)
Thousands of baby corpses found in abortion doctor’s home Thousands of baby corpses found in abortion doctor’s home
- Сентября 19, 2019

This included failing to guarantee the presence of qualified staff when patients received medication before or during abortion procedures. The abortionist used to practice out of Women's Pavilion in South Bend, Indiana . Klopfer operated abortion clinics in South Bend, Fort Wayne and Gary, and there is no evidence he conducted any medical procedures at his home, officials said. (more...)
Firefighter killed, several injured in Farmington explosion, officials say Firefighter killed, several injured in Farmington explosion, officials say
- Сентября 19, 2019

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department in ME says firefighters are responding to a building explosion that rocked the town of Farmington and a county sheriff says there are injuries. Farmington is about 35 miles northwest of Augusta. H. Scott Landry, a Farmington selectman and ME state representative, told the Bangor Daily News that five firefighters and LEAP's building maintenance manager were taken to a hospital. (more...)
Woman Dreams She Swallowed Her Engagement Ring - Turns Out She Actually Did Woman Dreams She Swallowed Her Engagement Ring - Turns Out She Actually Did
- Сентября 19, 2019

X-ray showing Jenna's ring in her stomach. "I could definitely feel it in my guts, it was starting to really hurt and make us nervous". A post about the incident - complete with X-ray images of the ring lodged inside her - has since gone viral with over 60,000 shares - and counting. (more...)
Rep. Pressley To File Kavanaugh Impeachment Resolution Rep. Pressley To File Kavanaugh Impeachment Resolution
- Сентября 19, 2019

The three-paragraph resolution would authorize an impeachment inquiry, call for a committee or task force to be empowered to conduct depositions and issue subpoenas, and authorize funding for "such sums necessary" to conduct the probe. At the time , Senate Democrats criticized the rushed nature of the investigation into the allegations against the judge; Pressley said this week that the process "set a unsafe precedent". (more...)
New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths
- Сентября 19, 2019

President Donald Trump's administration is also moving to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid vape related deaths . High school use went from 10.5% in 2014 to 27.4% in 2018. "While today's announcement was well-intentioned, it will drive our youth to use menthol flavored products in even greater numbers" said the American Lung Association. (more...)
Blast outside campaign rally in Afghanistan kills at least 24 Blast outside campaign rally in Afghanistan kills at least 24
- Сентября 19, 2019

This coincides with local council votes in Ghazni Province, central Afghanistan. The Taliban militant group claimed responsibility for both blasts. But his administration, which has made no secret of its wish to bring troops home, also left the door open for a new attempt, though Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned the Taliban must show a "significant commitment" if talks were to resume. (more...)
Nearly entire population of Ecuador has online data leaked Nearly entire population of Ecuador has online data leaked
- Сентября 19, 2019

The arrest is part of an official investigation that Ecuadorian officials got underway after ZDNet and vpnMentor published articles yesterday, exposing the massive breach, the biggest in the country's history. If the data was obtained by bad actors, it could be used for scams, phishing attacks, identify theft and fraud. The police found and detained him later in Ecuador's northwestern Esmeraldas province. (more...)
Tennessee Is Content With Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy If It Speeds Up Payouts Tennessee Is Content With Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy If It Speeds Up Payouts
- Сентября 19, 2019

After bankruptcy filings are complete the company estimates it will provide more than $10 billion in funding to address the opioid crisis which will include settlements with 24 state attorneys general, officials from five U.S. "A journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step", Hanley said. The Chapter 11 filing , announced late Sunday, is part of a proposed $10bn settlement of legal cases alleging the company profited from the USA opioid addiction epidemic. (more...)
Trump declines to comment on report Kim invited him to N Trump declines to comment on report Kim invited him to N
- Сентября 19, 2019

It's not clear whether Mr Trump has responded to either letter, according to the report. The dispatch of a second missive sent so shortly after the first suggests the president's positive feedback may have prompted North Korea to follow up with a sweeping offer to hold top-down negotiations. (more...)
Protecting whistleblowers is not a hostile act: Edward Snowden Protecting whistleblowers is not a hostile act: Edward Snowden
- Сентября 19, 2019

I'm not asking for a pardon. Co-host Tony Dokoupil said criminals don't typically dictate terms of their trial. In his new memoir , " Permanent Record ", Snowden tells his story in detail for the first time and speaks about his life in exile in Russian Federation. (more...)
Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions
- Сентября 19, 2019

Hong Kong returned to China in 1997 under a "one country, two systems" formula that guarantees freedoms not enjoyed on the mainland - including a much-cherished independent legal system. "Xi Jinping is left with very few options on the table". Though the city's Beijing-backed chief executive, Carrie Lam , ultimately heeded protesters' calls to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, that has done little to satisfy their broader demands. (more...)
New Zealand PM welcomes Facebook's action against extremism New Zealand PM welcomes Facebook's action against extremism
- Сентября 19, 2019

Facebook's updated guidelines reference the mass shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, that killed 50 people earlier this year and was livestreamed on Facebook , leading to calls for dramatic policy changes. Some experts who study extremism online welcomed Facebook's expanded effort, especially the broader definition of terrorism. "While our previous definition focused on acts of violence meant to achieve a political or ideological aim, our new definition more clearly ... (more...)
Trump revokes California's right to set stricter car emissions standards Trump revokes California's right to set stricter car emissions standards
- Сентября 19, 2019

California , in addition to environmental groups, vowed to fight the latest plans from Washington through the courts. Revoking the vehicle emissions waiver is meant to lower auto prices while making them safer, claimed President Donald Trump in a series of tweets . (more...)