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MH17 was downed by Russian military missile: worldwide investigators MH17 was downed by Russian military missile: worldwide investigators
- May 27, 2018

The JIT the BUK missile system that was used to down MH17 belonged to the Russian Federation's 53rd Anti-Aircraft Military Brigade. Russian arms manufacturer Almaz-Antey, the very company that developed Buk missile systems, also rejected the findings made by JIT, insisting that a series of simulations conducted by Almaz-Antey place the suspected missile launch area smack in the middle of the area that was controlled by Ukrainian government forces during the time of the incident. (more...)
Trump claims Federal Bureau of Investigation is great but James Comey was a 'rotten apple'
- May 27, 2018

The second, which lasted slightly longer on Capitol Hill, was to the Gang of Eight, which includes the top Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate, as well as the top Republicans and Democrats on the House and Senate Intelligence committees. (more...)
Is this a wolf? Wildlife experts are baffled Is this a wolf? Wildlife experts are baffled
- May 26, 2018

According to a statement from the Fish, Wildlife and Parks service, the discovery of a mammal from the dog family of animals was not uncommon in the area. A breeder in southern OR has spent the last three decades trying to create a new sort of dog called the American Alsatian that would look very much like the extinct species and the animals given to the children of House Stark. (more...)
President Trump thanks teacher who stopped Noblesville school shooter in tweet President Trump thanks teacher who stopped Noblesville school shooter in tweet
- May 26, 2018

Trump sent a tweet Saturday saying: "Thanks to very courageous Teacher & Hero Jason Seaman of Noblesville, Indiana , for his heroic act in saving so many precious young lives". Seaman has been a teacher at Noblesville schools since 2014, according to his LinkedIn profile. Jowitt said a second threat that locked down Noblesville High School, where the middle school students were bused to reunite with their parents, is not believed to be related to the shooting incident. (more...)
President Trump Celebrates Release of American Hostage President Trump Celebrates Release of American Hostage
- May 26, 2018

President Donald Trump , in a tweet , described Holt as a "hostage" and said he expected to host Holt and his family at the White House on Saturday evening. In their statement, the Holt family said, "We thank you for your collaboration during this time of anguish". "I've been begging my government for two years". (more...)
Utah Man Jailed In Venezuela Freed After Two Years
- May 26, 2018

Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News will continue to update this story as more updates are released. Their release came after Tennessee GOP Sen. The announcement came as a the Venezuelan government had appeared to be doubling down on claims that Holt was a US government agent. (more...)
Facebook Suggests No Compensation for EU Users Affected by Data Breach Facebook Suggests No Compensation for EU Users Affected by Data Breach
- May 26, 2018

Two days after he appeared before the European Parliament, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at Viva Tech in a fireside chat with Publicis Groupe chairman, and co-founder Maurice Levy. "The evidence uncovered by plaintiff demonstrates that the Cambridge Analytica scandal was not the result of mere negligence on Facebook's part but was rather the direct outcome of the malicious and fraudulent scheme Zuckerberg designed in 2012 to cover up his failure to anticipate the world's transition to ... (more...)
Putin says 'all is not lost' to save Iran nuclear deal Putin says 'all is not lost' to save Iran nuclear deal
- May 26, 2018

He said that "sanctions are always negative for the global economy", referring to the new measures US President Trump is likely to issue against Iran. "Don't you worry, we will help ensure your security", Putin said. Macron responded on a serious note that France and its allies could stand for themselves. (more...)
Explosion At Mississauga, Ont. Restaurant Bombay Bhel Injures 15 People Explosion At Mississauga, Ont. Restaurant Bombay Bhel Injures 15 People
- May 26, 2018

Another 12 people suffered less severe injuries. Though Evans said children under the age of 10 were at one of the birthday parties, none of the children were hurt. The restaurant was evacuated and the plaza is expected to be sealed off for investigation until at least morning, the report added. Photos posted on social media showed armed police officers at the scene with sniffer dogs, and television footage showed an injured woman limping away from the restaurant after the blast. (more...)
Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban
- May 26, 2018

Dublin voter Helen, 47, who did not want to give her surname and is now unemployed after suffering cancer, said her radiation treatment would have been stopped had she been pregnant, under existing laws giving equal right to life to expectant mothers and unborn babies. (more...)
Russian military missile downed MH17 passenger jet in 2014, investigators say Russian military missile downed MH17 passenger jet in 2014, investigators say
- May 26, 2018

Russian Federation repeated on Thursday that it had nothing to do with the incident. Russia's defense ministry said Friday that the Buk missile "more than likely belongs to the Ukrainian armed forces". The missile system is technically complex, and Western diplomats have long said they doubted that the rebels would have had the technical expertise to target the high-flying jet. (more...)
'Holy grail of shipwrecks' DISCOVERED: Robot finds £12.6 BILLION haul of treasure 'Holy grail of shipwrecks' DISCOVERED: Robot finds £12.6 BILLION haul of treasure
- May 26, 2018

Eventually the ship and it's 600 man crew disappeared below the depths of the Caribbean - on June 8, 1708, the San Jose was lost in battle during the War of Spanish Succession. "The wreck was partially sediment-covered, but with the camera images from the lower altitude missions, we were able to see new details in the wreckage", Mike Purcell, the WHOI expedition leader, told the AP. (more...)
ZTE may live, as Trump administration reportedly reaches deal to revive it ZTE may live, as Trump administration reportedly reaches deal to revive it
- May 26, 2018

The Commerce Department would then lift an order preventing ZTE from buying US products. The Chinese company depends on these components to make its products, and the ban, imposed earlier this month, threatened to put ZTE out of business. The Commerce Department last month blocked China's ZTE from importing American components for seven years , having concluded that ZTE deceived USA regulators after it settled charges last year of violating sanctions against Iran and North Korea. (more...)
Indiana Middle School Shooting Suspect in Custody After 2 Hospitalized Indiana Middle School Shooting Suspect in Custody After 2 Hospitalized
- May 26, 2018

Seaman started running at him, he's a teacher, a science teacher- he tackled him to the ground, we were all hiding in the back of a classroom behind some desks, then he was yelling to call 911 to get out of the building as fast as we could, so we ran down the stairs and just ran down here, we ran down the sidewalk into Prairie Crossing", the student said. (more...)
Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal
- May 26, 2018

Secretary Pompeo warned Iran to agree to these demands, otherwise, the USA will impose tough economic sanctions. He said that in theory the deal could survive without the U.S., but acknowledged "in practice I'm not sure". They target several Iranian airlines that the United States claims were delivering weapons to proxy forces in Syria and Lebanon. He added that the Europeans had promised Iran an "economic package" to maintain the benefits of the JCPOA for Iran despite the ... (more...)
Injured, Some Critically, After 2 Men Set Off Bomb At Ontario Restaurant Injured, Some Critically, After 2 Men Set Off Bomb At Ontario Restaurant
- May 26, 2018

The hunt is still on for two "male suspects". Peel Region Sergeant Matt Bertram said two suspects with their faces covered to hide their identity entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant late Thursday, dropped the device and fled. "To have two of these things happen in a short period of time is worrisome", said Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, adding that such events are shocking because they are rare in Canada. (more...)
Odd wolf-like animal killed in Montana puzzles wildlife officials
- May 26, 2018

The rancher near the town of Denton shot the creature last week when it came within several hundred metres of his livestock, said officials. And its big floppy ears and shaggy fur were nothing like a common canine, officials said. - It's a wolf-dog hybrid: Wolves and dogs are interfertile, according to the International Wolf Center , meaning they can interbreed and produce offspring that can then produce more offspring. (more...)
Trump administration reaches deal to lift ZTE ban Trump administration reaches deal to lift ZTE ban
- May 26, 2018

The deal, communicated to officials on Capitol Hill by the Commerce Department, requires ZTE to pay a substantial fine, place American compliance officers at the company and change its management team, the aide said. Chuck Schumer of NY. After the latest report, Republican Senator Marco Rubio tweeted, "Yes they have a deal in mind". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer also expressed frustration in a statement. (more...)
Russian oligarch met with Cohen days before inauguration Russian oligarch met with Cohen days before inauguration
- May 26, 2018

That Columbus Nova contract, of course, was first revealed earlier this month , though Intrater denies that Vekselberg (who happens to be his cousin) played a role in the decision to hire Cohen. 'Obviously, if I'd known in January 2017 that I was about to hire this high-profile guy who'd wind up in this big mess, I wouldn't have introduced him to my biggest client, and wouldn't have hired him at all, ' Intrater told the Times . (more...)
What you need to know about Ireland’s abortion referendum What you need to know about Ireland’s abortion referendum
- May 26, 2018

Turnout could top the 61 percent who backed gay marriage by a landslide in a 2015 if trends reported by 1700 GMT continue, national broadcaster RTE reported. If the Eighth Amendment , also known as Article 40.3.3, is repealed, it is expected to be recommended that abortions in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy be introduced without restriction. (more...)
Police investigate handgun stuck in driver's bumper Police investigate handgun stuck in driver's bumper
- May 26, 2018

A tweet from a Washington state trooper showed exactly what the unidentified man found - a gun sticking out of the front of his vehicle. That's how Washington State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill tried to explain the weird scene that unfolded Thursday morning in Pierce County. (more...)
Most powerful passports in the world Most powerful passports in the world
- May 26, 2018

The country that has made the quickest climb on the index is the United Arab Emirates (UAE), presently on the twenty-third place. With close to 40 visa-waiver agreements signed by governments since the start of the year, passport holders around the world go into the summer season with greater collective access than ever before, a statement said. (more...)
Cemeteries Asking For Volunteers To Set Out Flags For Memorial Day Cemeteries Asking For Volunteers To Set Out Flags For Memorial Day
- May 26, 2018

Mahtomedi - Lakeview Cemetery, Evergreen Memorial Cemetery: Memorial Day commemoration events will start Monday at 10 a.m.at Lakeview Cemetery and 11 a.m.at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The new US flag that was raised today will fly until this time next year. At Lakeview, lineup for the tribute begins at 1 p.m. with the ceremony starting at 1:30 p.m. (more...)
Tiahleigh Palmer: foster father Rick Thorburn gets life for murder
- May 25, 2018

I know a good place where I can get rid of the body". On the evening of October 30, Thorburn returned to the family's Chambers Flat home covered in dirt. Tiahleigh's biological mother Cindy Palmer and many supporters sat in the court gallery a few metres behind Thorburn. Thorburn's two sons and wife have also been jailed in connection to her murder. (more...)
15 injured after men detonate explosive device at suburban Toronto restaurant
- May 25, 2018

We know this is an extremely hard time for them. "We have no indication to call it a hate crime or any kind of terrorism act", says a police spokesman. Peel police are asking anyone with information to contact 905-453-2121 x1233. "This is not the Mississauga I know", she said. "Whoever has committed this heinous act needs to answer for their crimes and be brought to justice". (more...)

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