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Donald Tusk: Special place in hell for Brexiteers without a plan Donald Tusk: Special place in hell for Brexiteers without a plan
- February 06, 2019

House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom, a pro-Brexit Conservative, said Tusk's remark was "pretty unacceptable and pretty disgraceful. Sounds more like heaven to me". British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to meet with Northern Ireland's main political parties as she seeks to break the impasse over her European Union divorce deal. (more...)
Pope Acknowledges Sexual Abuse of Nuns by Clergy Pope Acknowledges Sexual Abuse of Nuns by Clergy
- February 06, 2019

Pope Francis heads to the UAE on 3 February for the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, birthplace of Islam, where he will hold an open-air mass for tens of thousands of Catholics. "Should we do something more?" "It is true. there have been priests and even bishops who have done this", said Francis as quoted by Reuters . "I think it is still taking place because it's not as though the moment you become aware of something it goes away". (more...)
Medical examiner: North Texas man killed when e-cig explodes Medical examiner: North Texas man killed when e-cig explodes
- February 06, 2019

Alice Brown, William's grandmother who raised him, told CBS DFW , "He had a future ahead of him; a life ahead of him". There have been 195 incidents of explosions and fires caused by e-cigarettes reported by U.S. Funeral services for Brown, a licensed electrician, are scheduled for later this week, his grandmother said. The fatal incident unfolded moments after William Brown, who'd borrowed his grandmother's auto to run some errands, stepped out of a Smoke & Vape DZ store at a nearby ... (more...)
US Senate Opposes Plans For Abrupt Withdrawal Of Troops US Senate Opposes Plans For Abrupt Withdrawal Of Troops
- February 06, 2019

According to the Associated Press, Salih said in remarks in Baghdad on Monday that he found Mr. Trump's comments "strange", considering US troops were in Iraq as part of an agreement between the two countries and with a specific mission of assisting in the fight against ISIS . (more...)
Google can automatically tell if your passwords were hacked Google can automatically tell if your passwords were hacked
- February 06, 2019

The team have designed a system whereby not only does Google not know the username and password combination you used, when the extension performs a check against the breach database that traffic is heavily encrypted, meaning your details remain secure even if intercepted by a man in the middle style attack. (more...)
Working USB stick found in leopard seal's year-old frozen faeces Working USB stick found in leopard seal's year-old frozen faeces
- February 06, 2019

Now, NIWA scientists have posted video from the still-working stick on social media, in the hopes of reuniting it with its owner. NIWA is studying leopard seals to find out if they're becoming more common in New Zealand . After allowing the USB stick to dry for a few weeks, the two volunteers checked to see what was stored on it. In any case, this sifting process turned up a USB drive that not only worked, but has video and photos of sea lions. (more...)
Man mistaken for a ghost jailed after getting caught inside student’s closet
- February 06, 2019

It's not clear how long Swofford was in the room or how he was able to break in, because Maddie told Fox8 that she made sure to keep her doors locked and didn't see that they'd been tampered with. Police in Greensboro then arrested Swofford a block away from the apartment complex. She told WGHP she is scared for her safety and declined to show her face on camera. (more...)
Iran tests long-range cruise missile, releases video Iran tests long-range cruise missile, releases video
- February 06, 2019

The European statement said they expected Iran to swiftly implement all elements of its FATF action plan. Last week, Britain , France and Germany launched a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and avoid USA sanctions. Washington asserts that some of the tests and weapons, including the satellite vehicle, are in violation of a United Nations Security Council resolution that enshrined the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)
LEAKED: Trump's day is 60 percent unstructured LEAKED: Trump's day is 60 percent unstructured
- February 06, 2019

Several conservatives and allies of the president expressed similar concern over the leak and also defended the president from accusations that the unstructured time in his schedule proves he's not productive. People inside are genuinely scared.,' said former White House aide, Cliff Sims . Conway explained that the version of the schedule that leaked is distributed daily to 388 people in the administration, but very few have access to an even more detailed presidential agenda. (more...)
Death toll from train crash in northeastern India rises to 8 Death toll from train crash in northeastern India rises to 8
- February 05, 2019

The prima facie cause of the accident was said to be a fracture on the rail track. However, it issued a clarification later, putting the death toll at six. In 2016, 127 people were killed after 14 coaches derailed in Uttar Pradesh state, in one of India's worst train accidents. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced an ex-gratia of INR 5 lakh to the kin of those who died, INR 1 lakh to the grievously injured and INR 50,000 to those who suffered simple injuries. (more...)
Taliban demand new constitution for Afghanistan at rare talks Taliban demand new constitution for Afghanistan at rare talks
- February 05, 2019

The meeting is due to start on February 5 and last for two days. From Bishkek, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia is actively advocating for the resolution of "intra-Afghan" talks. USA special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, and Taliban negotiators are due to hold another round of peace talks in Doha on February 25. (more...)
Nissan decision seen as sign of Brexit business jitters Nissan decision seen as sign of Brexit business jitters
- February 05, 2019

Nissan employs about 7,000 workers in the English city of Sunderland. A source said Nissan received a letter from the government at the time promising extra support in the event that Britain's departure from the European Union hit the competitiveness of its Sunderland plant in north-east England. (more...)
What to watch for in Trump's State of the Union address What to watch for in Trump's State of the Union address
- February 05, 2019

Skepticism will emanate from both sides of the aisle when Trump enters the House chamber for the prime-time Tuesday address to lawmakers and the nation. - Elvin Hernandez, a special agent with the trafficking persons unit of the Department of Homeland Security's Homeland Security Investigations division. (more...)
U.S. Needs Troops in Iraq to ‘Watch Iran’ U.S. Needs Troops in Iraq to ‘Watch Iran’
- February 05, 2019

Iraqi President Barham Salih on Monday said that President Donald Trump did not request permission from the Iraqi government to leave stationed us troops in the country for the objective of monitoring neighboring Iran . Earlier this month, the leader of one of Iraq's most powerful Iranian-backed Shiite militias told The Associated Press in an interview that he expects a vote in the coming months by Iraq's parliament calling for the withdrawal of US troops. (more...)
Protesters Calling for Gov. Northam to Resign