Blast in China's Hebei province kills 22, injures at least 22

Photos and videos posted online, which are said to be taken at the site, show trucks on fire and billowing smoke. Investigators suspect a truck carrying the highly flammable compound ethane for use by a separate nearby chemical factory exploded as ... More..

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European Union aims at carbon neutrality by 2050
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

European Union aims at carbon neutrality by 2050

PARIS―Humanity is falling further behind in the race against climate change, with the gap between greenhouse gas emissions and levels needed to achieve the Paris climate treaty temperature goals continuing to...More..

'One of the most brutal cases I have seen' - Brother charged in
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

'One of the most brutal cases I have seen' - Brother charged in

Prosecutors said previously that Paul's brother, Keith, was fatally shot but have not yet confirmed how the other three were killed. Prosecutors say financial motives led a technology executive in the USA sta...More..

CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Anti-Israel Comments
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Anti-Israel Comments

He accused the Israeli government of "normalizing settler colonialism" and called for a "free Palestine from the river to the sea," a remark that got applause from participating diplomats. "If we are in true ...More..

Suspected Alabama mall shooter arrested after police killed a different man
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Suspected Alabama mall shooter arrested after police killed a different man

The shooting happened late Thanksgiving night at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. Emantic Bradford Jr, 21, was shot and killed by a police officer responding to reports of gunfire after a fight broke out ...More..

Donald Trump scraps G20 meet with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine crisis
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Donald Trump scraps G20 meet with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine crisis

The decision to call off the first one-on-one meeting since the July summit in Helsinki adds to tensions between the two leaders and marks an abrupt change in Trump's strategy of cultivating warmer ties with th...More..

Convicted Murderer Has Confessed To 90 Killings, FBI Says
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Convicted Murderer Has Confessed To 90 Killings, FBI Says

The FBI is now investigating a total of 90 murders to which he has confessed or been connected, 34 of which they have already verified. Investigators said Little remembers his victims well, but not when he ki...More..

Alabama police say black man's gun 'heightened' threat
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Alabama police say black man's gun 'heightened' threat

Police killed Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr, 21, Thursday night after misidentifying him as the gunman who fired rounds injuring an 18-year-old man and a 12-year-old girl after a fight at the Riverchase Gall...More..

Turkish Authorities Search Villa as Part of Khashoggi Probe
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Turkish Authorities Search Villa as Part of Khashoggi Probe

Last month, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan had mentioned Yalova as one of the areas where a group of Saudi nationals scouted before Khashoggi was murdered. Its embattled Crown Prince Mohammed ...More..

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Cohen made a surprise appearance in a NY courtroom at around 9am local time (14G) and began entering the plea. Cohen's prosecution in NY arose from the work of Robert Mueller , who as special counsel was giv...More..

Trump and Pence seek to rescue embattled Republican in Mississippi
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Trump and Pence seek to rescue embattled Republican in Mississippi

Major League Baseball (MLB) has asked Mississippi Republican U.S. Senate candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith to return a $5,000 donation it made to her campaign, in the wake of the controversy surrounding her comments...More..

2nd LD: S.Korea, DPRK agree to conduct joint railway inspection
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

2nd LD: S.Korea, DPRK agree to conduct joint railway inspection

Following the inter-Korean summit in April, the two Koreas in August sought to run a South Korean train along the length of North Korea to the Chinese border to survey rail conditions. "I think that there is cl...More..

British Teenager Charged Over Assault of 15-Year-Old Syrian Refugee
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

British Teenager Charged Over Assault of 15-Year-Old Syrian Refugee

West Yorkshire Police said the incident had taken place on October 25 and that they were investigating a report of racially-aggravated assault. The harrowing clip, which has gone viral, was posted on socia...More..

Associate of Trump confidant Stone says he’ll reject plea
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Associate of Trump confidant Stone says he’ll reject plea

Among the emails, Corsi said, was one Stone wrote him in 2016 with the subject line, "Get to Assange". As one of more than a dozen individuals associated with Stone who have been contacted by the special co...More..

First Lady Melania Trump Receives Standing Ovation at Liberty University
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

First Lady Melania Trump Receives Standing Ovation at Liberty University

I have also learned that addiction is a disease, and like any illness, people need and deserve treatment. A wreath made from sharpened pencils bearing the " Be Best " motto of the first lady's drive against bul...More..

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins US Senate race in Mississippi
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins US Senate race in Mississippi

Hyde-Smith apologized for her "public hanging" comment , which she maintains was made in jest. Other questions about Hyde-Smith's past also arose - photos of her touring the home of Confederate President Jeff...More..

Grizzly bear kills mother and baby daughter in Canada
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Grizzly bear kills mother and baby daughter in Canada

When Roesholt returned home, he found the lifeless bodies of his wife and daughter inside. Coroner Heather Jones said the woman appeared to have gone for a walk with her baby daughter at some point between 10...More..

Top Trump officials issue strong defence of Saudi Arabia to senators
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Top Trump officials issue strong defence of Saudi Arabia to senators

The vote over USA support for the war in Yemen has become a proxy for the Khashoggi murder, with many senators seeing it as a way to punish the Saudis, which the Trump administration has done little to do - a w...More..

Texas wedding photographer reportedly had sex with guest, peed in public
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Texas wedding photographer reportedly had sex with guest, peed in public

Photographer Katherine Mehta, a 26-year-old who also works as a model, was supposed to be snapping photos of a wedding at the Parker Manor near Weatherford, Texas, on November 24. Authorities said they noticed ...More..

Democrats nominate Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Democrats nominate Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House

Pelosi to step aside in the next year or two to make way for a younger generation", the NYT reports. House Democrats are set to vote on leadership in a closed-door caucus today before taking their official vo...More..

Indian forces kill top Kashmir militant
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Indian forces kill top Kashmir militant

Bukhari, the editor-in-chief of English daily " Rising Kashmir ", was gunned down on June 14 by three bike-borne terrorists when he was coming out of his office in Srinagar and boarding his vehicle. Three peo...More..

Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan receives ministers, pilgrims
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan receives ministers, pilgrims

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Pakistan wants a "strong" and "civilised" relationship with India , adding that his country's "civilian and military leadership are on same page on this". "My y...More..

Ivanka DEFENDS using private email account and says border images are 'heartbreaking'
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Ivanka DEFENDS using private email account and says border images are 'heartbreaking'

President Donald Trump spent almost two years blasting Clinton, his 2016 opponent, for a far broader arrangement that used a private home-brew email server in her basement for tens of thousands of emails duri...More..

Manafort lied after pleading guilty, Mueller's team says
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Manafort lied after pleading guilty, Mueller's team says

The former Trump campaign chairman has met with prosecutors at least nine times, amounting to hours of discussions about what he knows. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald ...More..

Woman impaled while trying to climb fence at US-Mexico border
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Woman impaled while trying to climb fence at US-Mexico border

The migrants themselves were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border illegally. Elements...More..

Ukrainian president asks Trump to deliver pointed message to Putin
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Ukrainian president asks Trump to deliver pointed message to Putin

The lawmaker raised his concerns, which were shared by many other politicians, about the president's relationship with the Russian leader on CNN's New Day on Tuesday. Putin said Kiev's actions were "clearly ...More..

Melania Trump decorated the White House with a forest of red trees
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Melania Trump decorated the White House with a forest of red trees

Yesterday Melania Trump released photos and videos of her Christmas preparations at the White House. And in the Blue Room, the 18-foot-tall Official White House Christmas Tree, which arrived as is traditi...More..

Sydney weather: storm and flooding cause traffic chaos for commuters
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Sydney weather: storm and flooding cause traffic chaos for commuters

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) has made dozens of rescues as parts of the Harbour City were swamped by flash flooding . The heavy rain wasn't expected to ease until early Wednesday evening but damagin...More..

Readings show Lion Air pilots struggled with Boeing 737 system before crash
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Readings show Lion Air pilots struggled with Boeing 737 system before crash

A crashed Lion Air jet should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem before its fatal journey, Indonesian authorities said on Wednesday (Nov 28), as details from the new jet's flight data reco...More..

Walter Reed Medical Center Active Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Walter Reed Medical Center Active Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details

U.S Rep. Charles Albert Dutch Ruppersberger III, D-Maryland, sent a tweet earlier in which he said "I am now at Walter Reed Medical in Bethesda where we've been told there is an active shooter". No other det...More..

Mississippi: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Mike Espy
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Mississippi: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Mike Espy

The white former state lawmaker, who was appointed to the Senate in April, overcame a controversy over her comment on public hangings to defeat Democrat Mike Espy in the last contest of the 2018 election cycle....More..

Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show

Facebook's share price has dropped by about 40% since March in light of multiple damaging revelations, including those related to Russian interference during the 2016 USA presidential election, a data breach in...More..

Florida gamer caught raping teen girl while playing Grand Theft Auto
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Florida gamer caught raping teen girl while playing Grand Theft Auto

Fox's report alleges that the console in question was a PlayStation 4, but it does not go into detail about whether Fabian's console included a PlayStation Eye camera-which can optionally function as a full-r...More..

Storm Diana set to bring high winds and heavy rain to Hartlepool
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Storm Diana set to bring high winds and heavy rain to Hartlepool

A spell of windy weather is expected to affect western parts of the UK. Forecasters have warned of travel disruption, power cuts and a chance of injuries on Wednesday and Thursday in a series of yellow w...More..

Knickers the enormous steer is believed to be the tallest in Australia
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Knickers the enormous steer is believed to be the tallest in Australia

Standing at 194 centimetres tall and weighing 1,400 kilograms, ABC News reported the " udderly " awesome Holstein Friesian is the tallest in Australia. The average size of a cow across all breeds is 630kg wit...More..