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Russia is not a fire brigade to rescue Iran deal: Putin

Russia is not a fire brigade to rescue Iran deal: Putin Putin said. There is a growing list of issues dividing the two countries - Russia's interference in the 2016 elections, Syria, Venezuela and, with tensions now growing in the Persian Gulf, Iran . "Despite the exotic nature of Mr. Mueller's commission, on the whole, he conducted quite an objective investigation and confirmed the absence of any collusion between the USA administration and Russian F... [Full Article...]

Emissions From Trump’s NYC Properties Could Lead to Millions in Fines

Emissions From Trump’s NYC Properties Could Lead to Millions in Fines 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 waving handmade signs that read "Trump 2020" and "Worst Mayor Ever." Trump Tower faces a fine of $469,848 per year if no improvements are made, the mayor's office statement said. [Full Article...]

Cal Fire officials say PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire

Cal Fire officials say PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire Fueled by dry vegetation and red flag conditions consisting of strong winds, low humidity and warm temperatures promoted the fire and caused extreme rates of spread, rapidly burning into Pulga to the east and west into Concow, Paradise , Magalia and the outskirts of east Chico. [Full Article...]

Nebraska farmer gruesomely saves his own life after getting stuck in equipment

Nebraska farmer gruesomely saves his own life after getting stuck in equipment Kaser spent a week in the hospital after amputation of the remaining destroyed flesh, then two weeks at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln. So, he took his pocket knife out and sawed off his leg below the knee. "I felt it jerk me again and I thought it would grab me and pull me further". Despite the nature of the accident, Kaser told local media that he remains optimistic because he wi... [Full Article...]

Heartland GOP Leaders Looking To End China Tariffs ASAP

Heartland GOP Leaders Looking To End China Tariffs ASAP Also Monday, Trump said he still was considering whether to go ahead with penalties on the additional $300 billion of Chinese goods. US President Donald Trump has suggested the Federal Reserve could support the US in its simmering trade battle with China . [Full Article...]

Firefighters rescue two people dangling from Oklahoma City skyscraper

Firefighters rescue two people dangling from Oklahoma City skyscraper Roads in the area were cordoned off to protect people from potential hazards. The Oklahoma City Fire department said on Twitter that the basket was secured as of 8:25 a.m., and the two window washers were safe by 8:49 a.m. The "very unsafe situation" unfolded around 7:45 a.m. local time. " Firefighters are working to access this now". Local reports say the two workers were rescued but it ... [Full Article...]

At least six killed in Alaska mid-air floatplane crash

At least six killed in Alaska mid-air floatplane crash The Coast Guard is leading the investigation into the collision, according to CNN. "Princess Cruises is extending its full support to traveling companions of the guests involved", the company said. The Coast Guard had initially announced the death of four people on Monday, as authorities searched for two others who were missing. Ten people were rescued and suffered injuries ranging from "arm f... [Full Article...]

San Francisco goes low-tech with ban on face recognition

San Francisco goes low-tech with ban on face recognition The first, and most novel, is an outright ban on all local governmental uses of facial recognition technology. "The biggest danger is that this technology will be used for general, suspicionless surveillance systems". Daniel Castro, vice president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, said concerns that the US government would use face identification for mass surveillance, like ... [Full Article...]

United States snubs Christchurch Call tech pledge, but says it endorses 'overall goals'

United States snubs Christchurch Call tech pledge, but says it endorses 'overall goals' Facebook has said it removed 1.5 million videos globally that contained footage of the attack in the first 24 hours after it occurred. Ardern also said prior to the ban, New Zealand had "pretty permissive gun legislation", and while she thinks guns are necessary in some instances, she felt the laws went too far. [Full Article...]

Student killed in Colorado school shooting identified

Student killed in Colorado school shooting identified Eight students were wounded in the shooting and survived. But the suspect's lawyer said in court that the 16-year-old goes by the first name Alec and uses the pronoun "he", Colorado Judicial Department spokesman Rob McCallum said. STEM school officials filed a lawsuit in January against the anonymous parent for spreading "defamatory statements " about the school, reports CBS News. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp users targeted by spyware via in-app phone call

WhatsApp users targeted by spyware via in-app phone call The company told the paper: "Under no circumstances would NSO be involved in the operating or identifying of targets of its technology, which is exclusively operated by intelligence and law enforcement agencies". "Under no circumstances would NSO be involved in the operating or identifying of targets of its technology, which is exclusively operated by intelligence and law enforcement agencies", th... [Full Article...]

Huawei ready to sign 'no-spy' agreements

Huawei ready to sign 'no-spy' agreements US President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week that would stop US companies from using technology deemed to be a "national security risk". This is expected to include China's Huawei, given the U.S. has repeatedly claimed the company's kit could be used for spying on foreign countries by the Chinese state. [Full Article...]

Texas Officer Shoots, Kills Woman Heard On Video Claiming She’s Pregnant

Texas Officer Shoots, Kills Woman Heard On Video Claiming She’s Pregnant As he tried to put handcuffs on her, Turner yelled, "I'm walking, I'm actually walking to my house", in the video. "It's just sad - very sad - when you see somebody for the past six months walking around", Jennifer Sims said. "Of course, our hearts go out to the family of the deceased as well as our officer". She said her sister - who has two children in their 20s as well as three grandkids - ... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to bring Brexit withdrawal bill before Parliament in early June

Theresa May to bring Brexit withdrawal bill before Parliament in early June May was seeking a "stable majority in Parliament that will ensure the safe passage of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill and the UK's swift exit from the EU", the spokesman said. Some 13 former ministers, together with the chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee , Sir Graham Brady, have written to the Prime Minister urging her not to concede Labour's key demand. [Full Article...]

Trump praises Orban as ‘tough’ defender of Christians

CORNISH: Human rights activists are concerned about the signals Trump is sending with this meeting , as NPR's Michele Kelemen reports . MARTA PARDAVI: We've had clients in the past few years who've been fired from their jobs for simply expressing a political opinion that was not supportive of the current government. [Full Article...]

'British spy' is jailed for ten years in Iran 'after confessing'

'British spy' is jailed for ten years in Iran 'after confessing' Esmaili did not identify the suspect by name or gender. Esmaili added that the suspect, whom he alleged had been tasked with drawing up and managing cultural "infiltration" projects, had been arrested by Iranian intelligence and security agencies "more than a year ago". [Full Article...]

Pompeo warns Russia: Don't meddle in 2020 election

Pompeo warns Russia: Don't meddle in 2020 election Now that the Mueller report was out of the way, Putin said he hoped ties would start improving. "As we said before there was no collusion from our government officials and it could not be there. we have been requested by the UAE to provide assistance in the investigation, which we are very glad to do". U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Arctic Council summit at the Lappi... [Full Article...]

Pilot pulls off nail-biting landing despite front wheel failure

Pilot pulls off nail-biting landing despite front wheel failure He says the pilot informed the airport before landing that he was unable to pull down the nose wheels. No one on the plane was injured. And a video from inside the plane showed smoke rising from underneath as passengers scrambled to disembark, CNN reported. [Full Article...]

Trump still confident of striking deal with China

Trump still confident of striking deal with China President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to help hard-hit American farmers caught in the middle of the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing. "Hopefully China will do us the honor of continuing to buy our great farm product, the best, but if not your Country will be making up the difference based on a very high China buy", he said. [Full Article...]

Easter Sunday Bombings: Man hacked to death in Sri Lanka communal riots

Easter Sunday Bombings: Man hacked to death in Sri Lanka communal riots Incidents were also reported in the town of Hettipola, where at least three shops were reportedly torched. Police arrested 23 people yesterday and imposed a nationwide curfew for a second night after attacks on Muslim-owned homes and shops, and outbreaks of rioting across Sri Lanka. [Full Article...]


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