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Russian Federation confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals

Russian Federation confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals The chief of Rosgidromet weather service Maksim Yakovenko today also said the concentration detected "poses no danger to population's health", adding that it's not the service's job to detect the source. Ruthenium-106 is a product of splitting atoms in a reactor, and is also used in certain medical treatments. It is sometimes used as a source of energy, known as radioisotope thermoelectric gener... [Full Article...]

At least 50 dead in Adamawa mosque bombing

At least 50 dead in Adamawa mosque bombing A boy within the age of 17 wearing a suicide vest went into the mosque together with other worshippers. "Many of the wounded are receiving treatment at various hospitals in Mubi north where the attack occurred". The incident was the first in three years since the liberation of Mubi town from Boko Haram in 2014. There have been repeated suicide bombings in the area, which lies not far from the Sa... [Full Article...]

EasyJet shares up but FTSE 100 dips

EasyJet shares up but FTSE 100 dips The dividend for the year was slashed 24% to 40.9 pence from 53.8 pence the year before. Luton based easyJet's seen its profits nosedive by 17 per cent after taking a hit from the weak pound. EasyJet shares rose 4 per cent after its trading update. It said revenue trends in the first quarter have been encouraging, "primarily as a result of some capacity leaving the market". [Full Article...]

Cavaliers win 5th straight after beating Pistons 116-88 in National Basketball Association

Cavaliers win 5th straight after beating Pistons 116-88 in National Basketball Association James is averaging 28.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 8.6 assists and Kevin Love is averaging 18.3 points and 10.3 rebounds. "We're built for when the game slows down". The Cavs went on a 19-5 run to close the first period, then shifted their play into overdrive during the second quarter to blow the game open. "I just wanted to keep the pedal down", James said of the Cavs taking a 27-point half... [Full Article...]

Arlington Teen Injured in Crash One Week Ago Dies

Arlington Teen Injured in Crash One Week Ago Dies Alexis Butler death: Determining manufacturer guidelines as to proper use of breathalyzer device . According to a police statement quoted by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the driver of the truck told detectives he didn't see Butler's vehicle because he was performing a DWI test "for three to four seconds". [Full Article...]

Tiger Zinda Hai, Swag Se Swagat song released

Tiger Zinda Hai, Swag Se Swagat song released Choreography- Katrina Kaif again displays her dancing skills and it is evident why she's one of the finest dancers in Bollywood while Salman Khan's steps are the usual we expect from him. The song has been sung by Vishal Dadlani and Neha Bhasin. But we think that there are no similarities between the two, rather both have their own style and taste. [Full Article...]

Off the coast of Argentina, mysteriously disappeared submarine

Off the coast of Argentina, mysteriously disappeared submarine Among them is Argentina's first female submarine officer, 35-year-old weapons officer Eliana Krawczyk. The ministry had previously analysed seven distress signals reportedly heard on Saturday which also turned out to be bogus. Navy brought to the country, including a remote-operated vehicle, a mini-submarine, and a submarine rescue chamber. How long can the crew survive underwater? If it i... [Full Article...]

City office closures for Thanksgiving holiday

City office closures for Thanksgiving holiday Augusta offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. All garbage normally collected on Thursday will be collected on Wednesday, November 22. Beginning November 24th, collections will be delayed one day with all routes being completed by Saturday, November 25th. [Full Article...]

Three Pakistani LeT terrorist killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Three Pakistani LeT terrorist killed in Jammu and Kashmir The state's police chief also stressed on the need to coordinate with all security agencies to deal with militants and other anti-national elements, he said. As the cordon was being laid, a gunfight broke out between militants and the security personnel and one militant was killed. With a fresh surrender policy being framed by the government, the Army and the J&K Police, in a joint appeal on Sun... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump to accept White House Christmas tree on Monday

Melania Trump to accept White House Christmas tree on Monday Barron and his mom, first lady Melania Trump , stepped out on the North Portico to receive the official Christmas tree. So, what makes the flawless White House Christmas tree? The National Christmas Tree Association members have presented the White House Christmas Tree since 1966 and host an annual contest to decide which tree growers provide the tree. [Full Article...]

Putin & Assad met in Sochi, Russia to discuss political process in Syria

Putin & Assad met in Sochi, Russia to discuss political process in Syria The two leaders agree that military operation in Syria is coming to an end. Assad thanked Putin for Russia's help in fighting terrorism and maintaining Syria's territorial integrity, according to the transcript. Saudi Arabia is due to host an "expanded" conference for the Syrian opposition this month, aiming to unify its position ahead of more United Nations -backed peace talks, the Saudi stat... [Full Article...]

Mugabe talks with South African diplomats in Harare

Mugabe talks with South African diplomats in Harare While the DA reiterated that President Mugabe is not welcome in South Africa, it also said that granting him asylum would be against the law, because of his abysmal human-rights record. The meeting was set to go on after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stunned many on Sunday when he made no reference to his resignation in a speech aired on national television. [Full Article...]

Massive fire burns at Orion Twp.-Auburn Hills border

Massive fire burns at Orion Twp.-Auburn Hills border Police and Fire on scene of a Large outdoor fire. All of the Sheriff's Office 911 lines and non-emergency lines are out. Please only call for true emergencies at this time until the 911 lines are restored. One of the residents of Auburn Hills, Avery Bills, posted a tweet stating the reason for the gas line explosion. Police said fire personnel were ordering evacuations as a result of the fire. [Full Article...]

Sacked Robert Mugabe faces impeachment after refusing to resign as Zimbabwe president

Sacked Robert Mugabe faces impeachment after refusing to resign as Zimbabwe president Mugabe's 52-year-old wife Grace has also been booted out from the party over accusations of "preaching hate, divisiveness and assuming roles and powers not delegated to the office". Mugabe as it has not received the anticipated confirmation of his resignation from the Speaker of Parliament", said Moyo. But University of Kent law constitutional expert, Alex Magaisa, says once Mugabe is impeached,... [Full Article...]

North Korea punishes officials of key military bureau: SK spy agency

North Korea punishes officials of key military bureau: SK spy agency In response to North Korea's test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that can theoretically strike parts, if not most, of the continental USA and the regime's detonation of a staged thermonuclear bomb, the worldwide community imposed crippling sanctions on the rogue regime, severely restricting both imports and exports and forcing countries around the world to cut ties with the North. [Full Article...]

PBS Special Honoring Letterman Cuts Franken's Appearance

PBS Special Honoring Letterman Cuts Franken's Appearance PBS said including Franken in the broadcast would distract from the show's objective as a celebration of American humor. "Every year, this program is edited for both length and content to keep it entertaining and focused on its intended objective as a celebration of American humor". [Full Article...]

National Weather Service: Bright and chilly Monday for Shelter Island

National Weather Service: Bright and chilly Monday for Shelter Island Highs will reach the upper 50s under partly sunny skies. Along with the cooler temperatures, we will have more sunny skies and low humidity. Afternoon highs will be in the mid-40s both days, with colder overnight lows in the mid to upper 20s. [Full Article...]

Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, accused of groping, will not run for re-election

Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, accused of groping, will not run for re-election Just one year earlier, Bocanegra had been disciplined by the Legislature following allegations that he groped a fellow legislative staffer, Elise Flynn Gyore, at the same bar, Mix. Bocanegra also agreed to participate in an ethics investigation into the matter. This comes nearly a month after the LA Times reported that Bocanega was disciplined over eight years ago for "inappropriate and physical... [Full Article...]

Did Donald Trump really think Jacinda Ardern was Justin Trudeau's wife?

Did Donald Trump really think Jacinda Ardern was Justin Trudeau's wife? Trudeau is married to Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, a former television host who does not physically resemble New Zealand's leader. Ms Ardern met Mr Trump at the Apec summit in Vietnam earlier this month. In a New Zealand TV ( TVNZ ) interview on Monday, she said: "Someone observed that they thought that it happened, but in all my interactions, certainly President Trump didn't seem to have confus... [Full Article...]

Trump Foundation shutting down to avoid conflicts of interest

Trump Foundation shutting down to avoid conflicts of interest Trump drew criticism during the campaign after news organizations raised questions about his foundation's use of funds and reported that he often did not follow through on promised donations. The records detail around $3 million in contributions that the foundation made to other non-profits. In 2016, the foundation gave more than $2 million to military and veterans' support organizations like ... [Full Article...]


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