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Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 20 killed

Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 20 killed French firefighter Patrick Villardry, who came from Nice to help the rescue effort, said: "We have to search under the wreckage of buildings, but there are thousands of tons of concrete". The design of the bridge has been criticized in the past. He did not say at the time that it was in danger of collapsing, but that it required continuous maintenance and would eventually have to be torn down an... [Full Article...]

Nebraska executes first prison inmate since 1997

Nebraska executes first prison inmate since 1997 Nebraska has carried out the first execution in the United States using fentanyl, the opioid painkiller that killed Prince and has a central role in America's overdose epidemic. He shot Helgeland on his own five days later. He was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder, prison records show. Witnessing the execution were three people and a member of the clergy selected by Moore, four jo... [Full Article...]

Associated Press Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

Associated Press Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force The US authorities have announced to create a space force by 2020, Al Jazeera reported. "We are in complete alignment with the President's concerned about protecting our assets in space ", said the U.S. Dodge noted that creating a Space Force now, instead of waiting for the future, would allow the U.S.to "Keep pace with and [go] beyond the abilities of potential adversaries to the Unite... [Full Article...]

Environment Canada's special air quality statement obviously continues in the Okanagan

Smoke may cause irritation in your eyes, throat and nose, as well as wheezing, coughing, headaches and shortness of breath, the state Department of Health warned. Close windows in your home, if possible, and keep the indoor air clean. "This poor air quality condition will continue until there is a significant change in weather pattern", according to the Smoke Information page. [Full Article...]

Taliban capture northern Afghan base, kill at least 14 soldiers

Taliban capture northern Afghan base, kill at least 14 soldiers The Afghan National Army's 203rd Corps, the Afghan National Police's 303rd Zone and Afghan Special Security Forces continue to conduct clearing operations to root out remnants of the Taliban within the city, he said in the statement. Analysts have said the insurgents may also be seeking to demonstrate strength as they come under increasing pressure since the ceasefire to join peace talks. [Full Article...]

Car Slams Into Barriers Outside British Parliament

Car Slams Into Barriers Outside British Parliament Police did not say whether this man is the man detained on terrorist offenses. Both were taken to hospital. A man has been discharged but a woman is still receiving treatment for serious but non life-threatening injuries. Speaking outside New Scotland Yard, Neil Basu, the head of counter-terrorism policing in the United Kingdom, said officers were working to get more information on the susp... [Full Article...]

Prosecution rests case in Paul Manafort trial

Prosecution rests case in Paul Manafort trial Prosecutors called Brennan to the stand as they make their case against Manafort for alleged bank fraud. Manafort sent Kushner a recommendation to appoint Federal Savings Bank chair Stephen Calk as secretary of the Army in a November 30, 2016, email released Monday by the Justice Department. [Full Article...]

Melbourne dethroned as the most liveable city in the world

Melbourne dethroned as the most liveable city in the world Melbourne has officially lost its perennial spot at the top of The Economist Intelligence Unit's liveability rankings, which it has held for seven years. Researchers said wealthy financial capitals such as Paris (19th), London (48th) and NY (57th) tended to be "victims of their own success" with higher crime rates and overstretched infrastructure dampening their appeal. [Full Article...]

Italian bridge collapses in Genoa, police say

Italian bridge collapses in Genoa, police say No casualties have yet been reported. The collapse is believed to have been caused by a structural weakness, the ANSA news agency said. According to the Ansa news agency, the bridge collapsed from a height of about 328 feet. Some 200 meters (656 feet) of road from Morandi Bridge collapsed onto an industrial zone in the port city at around 11:30 a.m. local time (0930 UTC). [Full Article...]

Boy found at New Mexico compound died in religious ritual, prosecutors say

Boy found at New Mexico compound died in religious ritual, prosecutors say 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...]

Harry Uzoka murder: Model guilty of stabbing fashion rival to death

Harry Uzoka murder: Model guilty of stabbing fashion rival to death A jury found George Koh (left) guilty of stabbing Harry Uzoka (right) through the heart. Speaking after the verdict, the judge praised the family's "dignity" for sitting through every day of the trial. Both men were armed, Uzoka had a dumbbell bar and Koh wielded a knife in each hand. Uzoka died on the sidewalk in front of his home. Koh came carrying two knives as he, Dikanda and Okigbo faced ... [Full Article...]

Pedestrians hurt as car hits barriers at U.K. Parliament, man arrested

Pedestrians hurt as car hits barriers at U.K. Parliament, man arrested There is no ongoing chase. In a short statement released Tuesday morning, London's Metropolitan Police said a "number of people" had been injured after the "collision". A witness, Ewalina Ochab, said: "I think it looked intentional - the vehicle drove at speed and towards the barriers". I heard some noise and someone screamed. [Full Article...]

ConCourt rules Abrahams appointment invalid

ConCourt rules Abrahams appointment invalid The Constitutional Court is expected to hand down its decision regarding the constitutional invalidity of former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana's firing, and Shaun Abrahams' subsequent appointment. Madlanga says that an order that prolongs the instability at the NPA would not be just and equitable. "The importance of the office of the NDPP in the administration of just... [Full Article...]

Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound

Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound They had been searching for a missing boy, who is Wahhaj's grandson. Authorities uncover 11 children being held by heavily armed Muslim extremists in New Mexico. That claim came from a foster parent of one of the 11 children removed from the compound who reported the allegation to authorities. Prosecutors have filed no charges in response to accusations they outlined in court documents this we... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan forces beef up defense of flashpoint city

Afghanistan forces beef up defense of flashpoint city The residents said Taliban fighters also set fire to many buildings in the city as well as houses and that residents were in a desperate situation. Numerous dead were security forces, he said, adding that many more had been injured, as fighting continued into its fourth day, despite government and U.S. [Full Article...]

President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill

President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill Leaders of US intelligence agencies have said they are concerned that ZTE, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and some other Chinese companies are beholden to the Chinese government or Community Party, raising the risk of espionage. The legislation -named after Senator John McCain- was officially signed into law by the Commander-in-Chief while he visited Fort Drum in NY. McCain, a Vietnam War veteran ... [Full Article...]

Omarosa Releases Tape Of Call With Trump

Repeatedly, the disgraced former aide tried to hammer home her theme that in her mind, Trump is incompetent and untruthful. Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault Newman at a promotional event for " The Apprentice " in New York City. Critics nevertheless raised concerns that Ms Manigault Newman may be breaching White House security regulations . The Situation Room was created by President... [Full Article...]

Appointed Judge Upholds Mueller's Authority

Appointed Judge Upholds Mueller's Authority Attorneys for Russian oligarch-owned Concord Management and Consulting LLC, which has been indicted by Mueller, recently argued in court that the special counsel's appointment is unconstitutional because he was not appointed by the president or attorney general. [Full Article...]

Video shows Baltimore police officer repeatedly punching man in the head

Video shows Baltimore police officer repeatedly punching man in the head The officer starts throwing punches and continues pummeling the man for the next 12 seconds, the bystander's video shows. Brown told The Baltimore Sun that McGrier had a run-in in June with the same officer who beat him. McGrier was hospitalized Saturday and not charged with any crime. McGrier has started to regain feeling, Brown said. After Freddie Gray died in 2015 following injuries he ... [Full Article...]

United States man flies plane into home after fight

United States man flies plane into home after fight A small plane crashed into a house in Payson early Monday, killing the pilot - but the two occupants of the home escaped without injury despite an explosion and fire that engulfed the structure. Sandoval said she didn't know if the boy was Youd's son or his wife's from another marriage. "He is an experienced pilot, and he flew from Spanish Fork airport directly here into the home", Sandoval sa... [Full Article...]


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