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German man reports WWII bomb, police find zucchini German man reports WWII bomb, police find zucchini
- Ноября 04, 2017

They said in a statement on Friday that officers determined "the object, which really did look very like a bomb" was actually a 40-centimetre zucchini. In the end, once police confirmed that the object was indeed a zucchini and not a bomb, the man disposed of the vegetable himself. In August, tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Frankfurt when construction workers there discovered a bomb that reportedly could have affected 70,000 people. (more...)
More JFK files released More JFK files released
- Ноября 04, 2017

Historians have said they expect the files to shed light on the killing and its aftermath but not to necessarily challenge the official version of events - that Kennedy was killed by Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone, the Times noted. The disclosure marks the third public release of documents pertaining to the investigation. Last week marked the federal government's deadline to release the 3,100 unseen files, a deadline that was set by Congress in 1992 under the President John F. (more...)
FM Zarif reacts to U.S. allegations against Iran FM Zarif reacts to U.S. allegations against Iran
- Ноября 04, 2017

The allegations of "secret dealings" are based on a newly released trove of documents allegedly recovered from Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound during the 2011 raid that killed the Al-Qaeda leader. The official made the remarks in response to the alleged documents released on al-Qaeda terrorist group. This is while according to reports 15 out of 19 hijackers in the September 11 attacks were Saudi nationals. (more...)
Maduro calls for restructuring Venezuela's foreign debt Maduro calls for restructuring Venezuela's foreign debt
- Ноября 04, 2017

Traders were left scratching their heads over Maduro's statements, which neither clearly declared default nor laid out a path to easing payment burden. "At no moment did he say they wouldn't pay, so it's not a default", said Alejandro Grisanti of Caracas-based consultancy Ecoanalitica. El Aissami gave an email address for bondholders to write to and added that Economy Minister Simon Zerpa - also under USA sanctions on graft charges - would be on his committee too. (more...)
ICC prosecutor to seek Afghanistan war crimes probe
- Ноября 04, 2017

The scope of such an investigation isn't clear, but it has the potential to involve US troops. In due course, I will file my request for judicial authorisation to open an investigation, submitting that there is a reasonable basis to believe that war crimes and crimes against humanity have been committed in connection with the armed conflict in Afghanistan. (more...)
Stranger Things' Dacre Montgomery Responds To Gay Character Rumors Stranger Things' Dacre Montgomery Responds To Gay Character Rumors
- Ноября 04, 2017

During the filming of Stranger Things 2 in Atlanta, GA, Sink revealed that she enjoyed lattes made with plant-based milk on-set and found a vegan replacement for her favorite dish, chicken and waffles, at plant-based eatery Cafe Sunflower . (more...)
Most Military Veterans Approve of Medical Cannabis, Says American Legion Poll Most Military Veterans Approve of Medical Cannabis, Says American Legion Poll
- Ноября 04, 2017

Following the release of the poll , conducted by national PulsePoint IVR on 802 self-identified veterans (513 respondents) and veteran caregivers (289) between October 8 and October 10, 2017, on Capitol Hill on November 2, the American Legion, in conjunction with members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, called upon Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin to push for new research despite an increasingly obstinate approach to legalization by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (more...)
Trump Says to Spend Extra Day in Philippines During Asia Trip Trump Says to Spend Extra Day in Philippines During Asia Trip
- Ноября 04, 2017

The marathon trip already includes two regional summits: the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' meeting in Danang, Vietnam, and the U.S. -Association of Southeast Asian Nations meeting in the Philippine capital of Manila. China now cooperates with the U.S. on containing and limiting trade with NKorea like never before. "We'll be enlisting the help of a lot of people and countries and we'll see what happens". (more...)
Jury set to hear closing arguments in Menendez bribery trial Jury set to hear closing arguments in Menendez bribery trial
- Ноября 04, 2017

Melgen to serve as Dr. Melgen's personal senator", Justice Department prosecutor J.P. Cooney said during his closing. Will a federal jury in New Jersey view a powerful US senator and his wealthy friend as the yin and yang of a corrupt bribery scheme? Robert Menendez's federal corruption trial pitted a government portrayal of Menendez as Salomon Melgen's " personal United States senator " against the defense's descriptions of a 20-year friendship, which attorneys said provided a legitimate ... (more...)
BTS Scheduled To Perform BTS Scheduled To Perform "DNA" At The 2017 American Music Awards
- Ноября 04, 2017

The performance , which will be held on November 19th in Los Angeles, will mark the K-Pop group's live television debut in the United States. Channel and times to be announced. The quote is taken from the group's acceptance speech from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, where they won the Top Social Artist award. BTS joins a bill that also includes Selena Gomez ("Wolves"), Diana Ross and Christina Aguilera (Whitney Houston tribute). (more...)
Fraud probe to delay Liberia election run-off: election commission Fraud probe to delay Liberia election run-off: election commission
- Ноября 04, 2017

Former World player of the year and Ballon d'Or victor George Weah has had his bid for political power halted after Liberia's supreme court ordered preparations for next week's presidential run-off to be held up amid allegations of fraud in the first round. (more...)
Clovis Tied To 2016 Election Investigation, Faces More Opposition To USDA Nomination Clovis Tied To 2016 Election Investigation, Faces More Opposition To USDA Nomination
- Ноября 04, 2017

Sam Clovis was a candidate to become chief scientist of the Department of Agriculture, but critics said he was devoid of experience for the job. "The relentless assaults on you and your team seem to be a blood sport that only increases in intensity each day", Clovis added in his statement-to-audience-of-one. (more...)
Women activist condemns rape of 1.5-year-old girl in Delhi Women activist condemns rape of 1.5-year-old girl in Delhi
- Ноября 03, 2017

The toddler had been dropped off at her neighbour's house so she could play with their two children, aged two and four, when the alleged rape happened. The wife of the accused was working on the terrace during the horrific rape, First Post reported. She was taken to hospital where she is recovering after surgery. (more...)
Driver Of NYC Truck Attack From Tampa, 8 Dead Driver Of NYC Truck Attack From Tampa, 8 Dead
- Ноября 03, 2017

According to ABC 7 Sarasota, the driver to be 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa. Authorities say the truck also slammed into a school bus, injuring two children and two adults. When, for example, the attacker is white, as was the case of 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, who shot and killed 58 people in Las Vegas last month, you didnt see Christian priests being interviewed about the shooter, Shibly said, because everyone recognizes the slaughter as the act of someone whos deranged. (more...)
Cleveland Indians pick up team options on Michael Brantley and Josh Tomlin
- Ноября 03, 2017

Brantley missed all but 11 games in 2016 because of two operations on his right shoulder. Brantley is recovering from surgery on his right ankle, but is expected to be ready to resume baseball activities during Spring Training. Tomlin went 10-9 with a 4.98 ERA in 26 starts this year. Although he didn't start in any of the five games that comprised the Indians' American League Division Series loss to the New York Yankees, he did earn the win in Game 2 following a 2-inning, 3-strikeout relief ... (more...)
Popular Blogger Didn't Exist, Created by Russian Troll Farm Popular Blogger Didn't Exist, Created by Russian Troll Farm
- Ноября 03, 2017

Abrams was portrayed as an American blogger who was vocal about her belief that the political correctness culture is the root cause of most of America's problems, notes a report by the Daily Beast (DB). Abrams - who operated under the the handle @Jenn_Abrams for three years - quickly became a high-profile rabble rouser on Twitter. Entertainer Roseanne Barr responded to one of her tweets, and even Michael McFaul, former US ambassador to Russian Federation debated Abrams on multiple occasions. (more...)
Hapless 'burglar' mocked by police after getting stuck in shop's extractor unit Hapless 'burglar' mocked by police after getting stuck in shop's extractor unit
- Ноября 03, 2017

On Thursday West Midlands Police arrested a suspect in Birmingham , UK, in a rather odd position. Thankfully for the man, he didn't have to wait much longer for his ordeal to come to an end - a crew from nearby Handsworth Fire Station arrived at 9am to free him. (more...)
Humans responsible for heating the Earth, US report says Humans responsible for heating the Earth, US report says
- Ноября 03, 2017

A almost un-edited, 2,000-page version of the National Climate Assessment was released today and aside from the dire nature of the study , the other surprising aspect of the report's release was the fact that while it stands in stark contrast to the Trump administration's verbiage on the subject, it was not censored by administration officials. (more...)
FEMA to open Second DRC this weekend in Bradenton FEMA to open Second DRC this weekend in Bradenton
- Ноября 03, 2017

The deadline for Hurricane Irma victims to register for FEMA individual disaster assistance has been extended to November 24. Disaster Survivor Assistance crews are canvassing affected areas and are able to register you for FEMA assistance, if needed. (more...)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren punches back at Trump on Twitter Sen. Elizabeth Warren punches back at Trump on Twitter
- Ноября 03, 2017

In a tweet this morning President Trump said "Pocahontas just stated that the Democrats, lead by the legendary Crooked Hillary Clinton , rigged the Primaries!" Donna Brazile , the former interim acting chair of the DNC, detailed in book excerpts published by Politico how the Clinton campaign helped the DNC, which was in "significant debt" financially. (more...)
Winnipeg Doctor Facing New Sexual Assault Charges
- Ноября 03, 2017

Amir Ravesh , was arrested October 20 after a female patient told police she was allegedly sexually assaulted while Ravesh treated her at the You Medical Clinic on Johnson Avenue West the day before. "We do believe there may still be other victims out there", said Murray. Ravesh faces nine counts of sexual assault and one count of obtaining sexual services for consideration. (more...)
Alabama backup QB Mac Jones arrested for DUI Alabama backup QB Mac Jones arrested for DUI
- Ноября 03, 2017

Teena Richardson , Jones, 19, was involved in a "minor traffic accident" at 2:14 am at the intersection of 10th Avenue and Paul Bryant Drive. Jones also was found in possession of a fake ID card, Richardson said. We will further evaluate what actions we need to take moving forward so we can correct the behavior. Jones, a true freshman from Jacksonville, Fla., has not played this season. (more...)
Texas Congressman Signs Bill to Remove Mueller from Trump-Russia Probe
- Ноября 03, 2017

Among the charges against Manafort was conspiracy against the United States. Gaetz's issue is that despite evidence of corruption, Mueller's FBI did not bring any charges, therefore he should recuse himself from the current investigation of potential collusion between Russian officials and President Donald Trump's campaign, which is unrelated to the uranium deal. (more...)
Boy, 14, held over acid attack on London delivery driver Boy, 14, held over acid attack on London delivery driver
- Ноября 03, 2017

In July, two teenagers on a scooter carried out five acid attacks in one evening in London, in an attempt to steal several mopeds, some of them from delivery drivers, according to prosecutors in the case's legal proceedings. Earlier this week, a pair of youngsters who attacked two men with sulphuric acid leaving them with "life destroying" scars were jailed for a combined total of 15 years. (more...)
FBI allows Louisville to begin Brian Bowen investigation FBI allows Louisville to begin Brian Bowen investigation
- Ноября 03, 2017

As the investigation by the FBI continues into an alleged bribery scandal involving UofL's basketball program, the player at the center of that scandal is moving forward toward playing college basketball. Bowen's lawyer has maintained his client was not privy to the bribe, which allegedly went to Brian Bowen Sr. "Brian (Jr.) was not aware of any of the alleged activities", attorney Jason Setchen told the Courier-Journal, "and it is our position that he has not violated any NCAA rules or ... (more...)
Funeral services set for NJ victim of NYC terror attack
- Ноября 03, 2017

He was killed during his 15-minute break, as a truck drove down a bike lane in lower Manhattan, killing Darren and seven other people. "This kid, when he went to Mass, we didn't have to drag him - he went on his own", Jimmy Drake said. The superintendent told Nj.com he was a good man - "with a soft touch and a huge heart". "He was riding his bike in between meetings - I guess he was in the wrong place at the wrong time", she told the tabloid, adding that he'd recently undergone surgery for ... (more...)
Police kept body parts of Moors murder victim for 30 years Police kept body parts of Moors murder victim for 30 years
- Ноября 03, 2017

Brady's executor, Robin Makin, had said there was "no likelihood" that Brady's ashes would be spread there, but the High Court judge ruled that the decision should be taken out of Makin's hands. to ensure Ian Stewart-Brady's body and remains were disposed of expediently at sea in a manner compatible with the public's interest and those of the victims' relatives", Tameside and Oldham councils said in a statement. (more...)
In first, USA reportedly strikes Islamic State in Somalia
- Ноября 03, 2017

Africom officials are assessing the results of the strikes. A local security official said a remote mountainous village of Buqa in Somalia's northern state of Puntland had been targeted, AP reports. There was nothing to immediately suggest the strike in Somalia had any relation to the attack in Lower Manhattan that killed eight people and injured many more. (more...)
Spanish gov't spokesman says elections to give stability, security to Catalonia Spanish gov't spokesman says elections to give stability, security to Catalonia
- Ноября 03, 2017

Students blocked roads and a railway line in Catalonia as demonstrators geared up for more protests after tens of thousands took to the streets on Thursday waving Catalan flags and chanting in anger over the detentions. "We consider ourselves a legitimate government". "We could offer a new dialogue so that we can fulfill Catalans' aspirations for more autonomy and look into reforming the constitution", Foreign Affairs Minister Alfonso Dastis told French newspaper Le Figaro in an interview. (more...)
Canada sanctions 52 linked to rights abuses, corruption Canada sanctions 52 linked to rights abuses, corruption
- Ноября 03, 2017

All assets of persons subjected to sanctions are frozen and those individuals are banned from entering Canada, it said. Like the United States and other Western countries, Canada imposed sanctions on Russian Federation after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula in 2014. (more...)

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