Pilot manages to escape as helicopter goes down in Hudson River

The helicopter spins about 180 degrees as it quickly loses altitude - eventually crashing into the water below with a massive splash that appears to send debris flying into the air. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted : "Relieved to report t... More..

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Donald Trump pardons disgraced media mogul Conrad Black
by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Donald Trump pardons disgraced media mogul Conrad Black

He had originally been sentenced to 78 months in jail, but had his sentence reduced after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down several of his initial convictions. These include comprehensive biographies of Pres...More..

Attacking Gulf Oil Routes Exposes Alternatives to Hormuz
by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Attacking Gulf Oil Routes Exposes Alternatives to Hormuz

Accepting Iran as 'a destabilizing regional force, theauthor denied Trump's claim that Iran was 'the world's leading state sponsor ofterrorism as he argued that Sri Lanka bombings, the September 11 attacks, t...More..

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena
by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena

Chelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate with a grand jury. Manning was subpoenaed to testify before a g...More..

by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Rihanna Condemns "Idiot" Lawmakers Behind Alabama's Abortion Ban

Wade decision. -Sen. Elizabeth WarrenDenouncing extremists for throwing women's rights and the country into a "dark moment", Warren wrote in a Medium post and on Twitter that advocates, especially those in...More..

Terrifying scenes as window cleaners’ basket becomes loose
by | Friday, May 17, 2019

Terrifying scenes as window cleaners’ basket becomes loose

Dramatic footage shows the basket as it swung out of control while attempts were made to rescue the workers from the Devon Tower. The "very unsafe situation" unfolded around 7:45 a.m. The tower houses corpora...More..

Imminent Threat: State Department Pulls Staff From Iraq
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Imminent Threat: State Department Pulls Staff From Iraq

Though declining to name a suspect in the sabotage, Gargash says "Iranian behavior" is at the center of regional problems. Two top Iraqi security sources also said today the USA has intelligence revealing I...More..

Putin vows to mend ties with US
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Putin vows to mend ties with US

It's a unusual comment, to say the least, considering that Mueller did establish that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election to benefit Trump. "We want every country interfering in Venezuela to cease d...More..

NYC mayor says he'll decide this week on presidential run
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

NYC mayor says he'll decide this week on presidential run

Supporters flanked the mayor holding "NYC Green New Deal " posters, occasionally offering chants of "Our planet not your profit!" while pro-Trump protesters lingered around the edges shouting expletives and wa...More..

PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire

Cal Fire's full report was not released to the public but rather passed on to prosecutors in Butte County, who will decide whether to start legal proceedings over the fire. "I have made the assumption when I go...More..

Video Released Shows Woman Pushing Elderly Man Off Bus, He Later Died
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Video Released Shows Woman Pushing Elderly Man Off Bus, He Later Died

Fournier went to the hospital suffering from multiple injuries after the attack, officials said. Bishop was charged with open murder on an elderly-vulnerable person. When the bus stopped to let people off, Bi...More..

Floatplanes Crash Off Alaska, 5 Dead, 1 missing, 10 in Hospital
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Floatplanes Crash Off Alaska, 5 Dead, 1 missing, 10 in Hospital

The Royal Princess departed Vancouver last Saturday, and was scheduled to arrive in Anchorage, Alaska , on Saturday May 18. Two others were missing, according to Petty Officer Jon-Paul Rios, a Coast Guard ...More..

Facebook limits livestreaming ahead of tech summit in Paris
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Facebook limits livestreaming ahead of tech summit in Paris

Organized in response to the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, it's just a manifesto from world leaders and tech companies to combat online extremism. "Today we are tightening the rules that apply...More..

M7.5 natural disaster jolts Papua New Guinea, Tsunami warning issued
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

M7.5 natural disaster jolts Papua New Guinea, Tsunami warning issued

Shallow earthquakes tend to cause more damage on the Earth's surface, but the USGS estimated that damage and injuries would be low because of the sparse population. It triggered an initial tsunami warning , ...More..

There have been 26 school shootings in the United States in 2019
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

There have been 26 school shootings in the United States in 2019

McKinney is now being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, and is legally old enough to be tried as an adult in Colorado , though District Attorney George Brauchler has yet to decide whether to fi...More..

Tehran Sentences Iranian British Council Worker To 10 Years For 'Spying'
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tehran Sentences Iranian British Council Worker To 10 Years For 'Spying'

He did not specify whether she held British nationality. 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 tha...More..

Sri Lankan engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Sri Lankan engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack

Official sources said the curfew was aimed at preventing a further escalation of violence, but police would not say why it had been extended across the country of 21 million people. "The attacks on mosques, t...More..

Huawei chairman says ready to sign 'no-spy' deal with UK
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Huawei chairman says ready to sign 'no-spy' deal with UK

President Donald Trump could sign an executive order effectively banning Chinese tech giant Huawei from the US's 5G network as early as this week. Huawei's chairman has come over to the United Kingdom to do a...More..

Vladimir Putin Says Wants To
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Vladimir Putin Says Wants To "Fully Restore" Russia-US Ties

Commenting on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement that Moscow and Washington can cooperate in solving key problems, he pointed out that these are just common words for now. Europe on Monday (1...More..

United Kingdom government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - May's spokesman
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

United Kingdom government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - May's spokesman

A Labour party spokesperson said Corbyn had raised "concerns about the prime minister's ability to deliver on any compromise agreement". The legal default position is that Britain will leave the European Unio...More..

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure

Heart in mouth, bystanders were able to film the miraculous emergency landing which was safely - if not gracefully - performed. Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited said: "Our immediate priority was to take c...More..

Trump tweets optimism on China trade, lines up new U.S. tariffs
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Trump tweets optimism on China trade, lines up new U.S. tariffs

Trump predicted tariffs will make manufacturers leave China, and said the United States will use some of its tariff revenue to subsidize American farmers whose exports might suffer in the dispute. "We have all ...More..

Jimmy Carter resting 'comfortably' after breaking hip in fall
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Jimmy Carter resting 'comfortably' after breaking hip in fall

His wife, Rosalynn, is with him at the hospital. " President Carter said his main concern is that turkey season ends this week , and he has not reached his limit", the Carter Center said in its statement. his...More..

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure

At the end of the day, the law is fully about stripping women of their bodily rights . Governors and lawmakers across the country are rushing to pass highly restrictive abortion bills in hopes of attracting ...More..

Saudi Says Two of Its Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Iran Seeks Clarification
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Saudi Says Two of Its Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Iran Seeks Clarification

According to the same sources, thousands of missiles were deployed throughout Iran , and the message to the United States is that it will not be able to destroy all targets in Iran at once, and they will ...More..

Barr Tabs Special Prosecutor to Look Into Origins of Russia Hoax
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Barr Tabs Special Prosecutor to Look Into Origins of Russia Hoax

Durham, US attorney in CT, has been tapped by Barr to examine special counsel Robert Mueller's probe's inception, the New York Times reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. The agency's watchd...More..

Don Jr., Senate Intel Reach Deal
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Don Jr., Senate Intel Reach Deal

CNN's Manu Raju reported that they agreed to limit his interview to between 2 and 4 hours, and to limit the scope to 5 or 6 topics. The agreement for a limited appearance in June ended a standoff between th...More..

Mysterious Crossbow Deaths Shake Idyllic Hotel in Germany's Bavaria
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Mysterious Crossbow Deaths Shake Idyllic Hotel in Germany's Bavaria

News agency DPA reported on Sunday that employees of a hotel in the town of Passau found the bodies and two crossbows in the room. The guesthouse which stands near the Ilz river surrounded by trees in Passa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Barr launches new inquiry into origins of Russian Federation probe

Trump told reporters Tuesday it was "a great thing" that Barr opened the inquiry but said he did not ask Barr to investigate the matter. Durham's appointment comes about a month after Barr told members ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Texas officer shoots dead woman heard on video saying 'I'm pregnant'

Officials say the officer knew the 44-year-old woman had outstanding warrants and attempted to arrest her. Click2Houston reports that the shooting occurred late Monday night at the Brixton Apartments. "It's...More..

North Korea demands return of detained cargo ship
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

North Korea demands return of detained cargo ship

The move was an "extension of USA calculation" to bring Pyongyang to its knees through maximum pressure, he said. The ship, called the "Wise Honest", was detained by Indonesia in April 2018. The move furt...More..

Thousands March in London in Support of Palestine
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Thousands March in London in Support of Palestine

In Gaza, where unemployment stands at 54 percent and is much higher for young people, people do not have the purchasing power to fill in the gaps, McGoldrick said . I have rent for my home and I'm married and ...More..

Space shocker: Earth's moon is shrinking, experiencing seismic activities
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Space shocker: Earth's moon is shrinking, experiencing seismic activities

The Apollo 11 seismometer operated only for three weeks, but the four remaining instruments recorded 28 shallow moonquakes-the type produced by tectonic faults-from 1969 to 1977. NASA hopes that more explor...More..

Sudanese union says six killed in clashes with security forces
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Sudanese union says six killed in clashes with security forces

Sudanese protesters are bracing for a fresh standoff with the country's armed forces after their sit-in protest against military rule came under deadly attack. The opposition has vowed to continue protests, cen...More..

Rift over fresh referendum leaves Brexit talks running out of road
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Rift over fresh referendum leaves Brexit talks running out of road

But if we, under a new leader, reinvent ourselves properly as a Brexit party , we will be faced with the inevitability at some point of a general election in order to deliver Brexit because this Parliament...More..