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Ten hurt in Manchester 'shooting'

Ten hurt in Manchester 'shooting' The shooting unfolded in the pre-dawn hours, shortly after revellers attended the first day of an annual Caribbean carnival in the area. It happened after the popular Caribbean Carnival of Manchester took place on Saturday. The carnival itself went off without a hitch and was a peaceful event. Later Sunday morning, Claremont Road , where the shooting took place, was littered with debris... [Full Article...]

Parliament crash: Witness describes 'speeding auto then a scream'

Parliament crash: Witness describes 'speeding auto then a scream' The crash which took place at 7:37 in the morning, injured a number of pedestrians Tuesday. The driver, a man in his late 20s, has been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences and is being held at a south London police station. "Someone driving towards Parliament at speed, it wasn't a minor accident, it wasn't a road traffic incident". Officers proceeded to search his vehicle, confirming... [Full Article...]

London jumps five places in Global Liveability Ranking

London jumps five places in Global Liveability Ranking At the other end of the table, Damascus retained last place, followed by the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, and Lagos in Nigeria. Melbourne has fallen to second place on the rankings. Vienna , once the capital of a large empire rather than today's small Alpine republic, has yet to match its pre-World War One population of 2.1 million. [Full Article...]

Missing boy died at New Mexico compound in religious ritual

Missing boy died at New Mexico compound in religious ritual The three women were mothers to the 11 children at the compound, police said. They are also required to have weekly contact with their attorneys, the office said in a statement, adding that the suspects must also cooperate with the the New Mexico Children Youth and Families Division (CYFD), where the children are being held in protective custody. [Full Article...]

Italy refuses safe harbour to migrant ship, Spain also reluctant

Italy refuses safe harbour to migrant ship, Spain also reluctant Matteo Salvini, the interior minister, said on Saturday that Aquarius would "never see an Italian port" again. The rubber dinghy was taking in water when it was found, however, all migrants were rescued by an AFM patrol vessel. Nick Romaniuk, SOS Mediterranee's search and rescue co-ordinator, said: 'What is of utmost importance is the survivors are brought to a place of safety without delay, w... [Full Article...]

Huge motorway bridge collapses onto houses in Italy 'trapping people'

Huge motorway bridge collapses onto houses in Italy 'trapping people' What appears to be flashes of electricity are visible as concrete columns shatter and drop. Firefighters have said that there are concerns about gas lines. The moment shocked residents who can be heard in the video screaming "Oh my God". A fire service spokesperson told AFP that the bridge had mostly fallen on rail tracks 100 metres (yards) below and that "cars and trucks" had fallen with the ... [Full Article...]

Parliament LOCKDOWN: Car smashes into gates at Westminster - pedestrians injured

Parliament LOCKDOWN: Car smashes into gates at Westminster - pedestrians injured Police patrol on Millbank, in central London , after a auto crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. Westminster has been placed on lockedown as armed police are on the scene in central London . "It's all been high speed - you've got the specialists coming in... it's been dramatic". Bus driver Victor told Sky News: "I stopped the bus because of the crash, and police t... [Full Article...]

Concourt Finds Abrahams' Appointment As NPA Boss Unconstitutional and Invalid

Concourt Finds Abrahams' Appointment As NPA Boss Unconstitutional and Invalid Abrahams has denied the allegations. Though the Constitutional Court upheld the high court's order, the judgment found that the high court was wrong not to consider Nxasana's evidence about his removal, because it was filed too late. He had no immediate comment. "He is disappointed but respects the decision of the highest court in the land", said the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA) spok... [Full Article...]

Taliban storm jail in battle for key Afghan city

Taliban storm jail in battle for key Afghan city Food supplies in the city were "reportedly running low", he added. "The city became so risky", the 60-year-old Mustafa told The Associated Press while stopped briefly at a checkpoint where police searched for wounded Taliban fighters. Another witness, Abdul Wasih, 59, said his son was wounded in the leg by a mortar attack Sunday that killed five of his close relatives. They also said the hospi... [Full Article...]

Trump to Democrats: Give Pelosi Another Chance

Trump to Democrats: Give Pelosi Another Chance All the talk this year about California's Top Two primary system may have obscured the fact that Washington State has used Top Two (in which the first and second place finishers in any primary, regardless of party or percentage of the vote, proceed to the general election) since 2008. [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him President Donald Trump couldn't manage to say a single nice thing about Sen. "After years of devastating cuts, we're now rebuilding our military like we never have before". President Trump is expected to arrive about 30 minutes later. Stefanik has advocated for the Army post to receive increased funding, and has asked the Pentagon to build an East Coast missile interceptor site at Fort Drum. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Says What Her Dad Couldn’t Manage On Charlottesville, One Year On

Ivanka Says What Her Dad Couldn’t Manage On Charlottesville, One Year On A short and sparsely attended white nationalist rally broke up late Sunday as police ushered the attendees into white vans and drove them away from a crowd of thousands of angry protesters in downtown Washington . Counterprotester Mike Isaacson said the group had planned to march to the headquarters of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement but were thwarted by police and rerouted to the Depar... [Full Article...]

Omarosa releases more audio of Trump, trades insults with president

Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault Newman at a promotional event for " The Apprentice " in New York City. Apparently, the incident only brought the Trump's administration's Office of Public Liaison under further scrutiny. 'The only reason we offered her a new one at all is that we included the Pence family in there for the first time, ' the official explained, referring to a copy the Post p... [Full Article...]

Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot

Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot The pilot was identified as Duane Youd , who was released from jail hours before the crash. Police arrested Youd about 7:30 p.m. Sunday following a domestic dispute at the home near 600 E. The house was heavily damaged and the jet was destroyed by fire. Youd's wife and adult son were in the home and escaped unharmed. "There was a significant fireball, so there's not a whole lot left of the ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan stands with Saudi Arabia in ongoing clash with human rights

Pakistan stands with Saudi Arabia in ongoing clash with human rights Canada is quietly working back channels to prod allies including Germany and Sweden to help resolve its row with Saudi Arabia , a government source confirmed Thursday. Analysts are now not sure how the feud will unfold, but Aurel Braun, a professor of political science and worldwide relations at the University of Toronto, told Canada's Global News that Saudi Arabia is unlikely to back down and ... [Full Article...]

Claims and controversy build in Corbyn wreath row

Claims and controversy build in Corbyn wreath row Labour has said Mr Corbyn had already made clear he was paying his respects to the victims of a 1985 Israeli airstrike on Palestinian Liberation Organisation offices in Tunis. Corbyn was opposed to Labour adopting a definition of antisemitism which would make comparing current Israeli policy to that of Nazi Germany 'antisemitic.' The party's current stance on antisemitism includes the following... [Full Article...]

Romanian police use tear gas to disperse protest

Romanian police use tear gas to disperse protest Other protesters were seen throwing paving slabs at the police, who responded with tear gas, pepper spray and water cannon. President Klaus Iohannis, a critic of the left-wing government, condemned "the brutal intervention of riot police". [Full Article...]

Brazen Taliban attack raises pressure on Afghan forces

Brazen Taliban attack raises pressure on Afghan forces Ghazni - less than two hours by road from Kabul - has been under threat from massing Taliban fighters for months, with residents saying the complex nature of the attacks was unprecedented in its scale. The Taliban have not taken a major provincial centre since they overran the northern city of Kunduz in 2015 and the assault on Ghazni was a major blow to the Western-backed government just week... [Full Article...]

Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart Dies at 63

Jim Part of the legendary Hart family, "The Anvil" joined the WWF when Vince McMahon bought Stu Hart's Stampede Wrestling. Neidhart's daughter Natalya is now a wrestler in the WWE promotion. Neidhart began wrestling after playing professional football with the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys. He earned the nickname after winning an anvil-throwing contest - and $500 - at the Calgary Stampede. [Full Article...]

Mystery surrounds why worker stole plane before crashing to his death

Mystery surrounds why worker stole plane before crashing to his death He stole a Q400 twin-engine turboprop from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and flew the twin-engined plane above the Puget Sound in Washington, flying in stunning loops before crashing in a wooded area of a nearby island. Russell is presumed to have died in the crash. In recorded comments to air traffic controllers, the 29-year-old Seattle-area resident had indicated he meant to crash the p... [Full Article...]


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