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Mueller says Manafort lied, nullifying deal Mueller says Manafort lied, nullifying deal
- November 28, 2018

A federal judge rejected his appeal to delay his prison term while he waited for an appeals court to rule whether the Mueller appointment was constitutional. "Typically flippers are completely on the government's team", he wrote . Prosecutors dismissed bank fraud charges as part of the deal - charges that could possibly be refiled. (more...)
Kremlin still expecting US-Russia summit to go ahead, despite Trump’s comments Kremlin still expecting US-Russia summit to go ahead, despite Trump’s comments
- November 28, 2018

Martial law gives Ukrainian authorities the power to mobilise citizens with military experience, regulate the media and restrict public rallies in affected areas. The strait is the only route for ships traveling between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, where Ukraine has several ports. Faced with what he says is mounting evidence that Russian Federation could be preparing a full-scale invasion of eastern Ukraine, including what Ukrainian intelligence reports show as a buildup of troops, ... (more...)
Mexican officials question use of force at the border Mexican officials question use of force at the border
- November 28, 2018

Meanwhile, Scott said the thousands of migrants gathered in Tijuana just south of the US border won't qualify for asylum because they're actually looking for jobs, not fleeing war-torn nations. A migrant mother who was trying to illegally enter the United States while scaling a border fence fell off and was impaled. It also said they will ask local authorities to move the migrants "to other parts of the city where they will be better treated and cared for". (more...)
Wedding photographer had sex with guest, peed in public, deputies say Wedding photographer had sex with guest, peed in public, deputies say
- November 28, 2018

A wedding photographer was jailed after deputies say she had sex with a guest at the ceremony and urinated in public Saturday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Mehta did not immediately respond to Yahoo Lifestyle's requests for comment. However, a woman who identified herself as Mehta's sister told WFAA that Mehta said she had been given spiked drinks and became ill while working. (more...)
Blast near chemical plant kills 22, injures 22 in north China Blast near chemical plant kills 22, injures 22 in north China
- November 28, 2018

Footage from state broadcaster China Central Television showed row after row of charred tanker trucks with smoke still rising from some of them, hours after the explosion occurred. Zhangjiakou, a city about 156 km (96 miles) northwest of Beijing, is set to host the 2022 Winter Olympics alongside the capital. Snowboard, cross-country skiing and freestyle skiing events will be held some 45 minutes away in Chongli. (more...)
'Do Not Return Home': Wind To Refuel Raging QLD Bushfires 'Do Not Return Home': Wind To Refuel Raging QLD Bushfires
- November 28, 2018

The move came after emergency services pleaded with residents to heed all warnings over coming days amid "unprecedented" weather conditions fanning the flames. "If you have been told to leave your home DO NOT RETURN, conditions are too risky", QFES said. "Then all of a sudden my phone went off and it said "Evacuate Now". (more...)
Twenty-five whales die after stranding themselves on remote beach Twenty-five whales die after stranding themselves on remote beach
- November 28, 2018

Twenty-eight whales are dead after a mass stranding on a remote beach on the Victorian coast. "They might have lost their bearings, or one got sick and beached itself and the others went to help", he told AAP. "We encourage people to steer clear of the area for safety reasons and to ensure the efforts of crews are not impacted" he said. "The most logical option would be to let the natural tidal process take care of it. (more...)
Lion Air crash: Airline should improve safety culture, a report says Lion Air crash: Airline should improve safety culture, a report says
- November 28, 2018

Data from the jetliner crashed in the Java Sea in October showed that the pilots fought with the equipment nearly since the moment Boeing 737 took off as its nose was repeatedly forced down by the malfunctioning sensors. One of those sensors was replaced before the plane's next-to-last flight after the jet experienced errors in data readings, investigators said. Lemme said he was also troubled that there weren't easy checks to see if sensor information was correct, that the crew of the ... (more...)
India should abandon plans to recover American's body, rights group says India should abandon plans to recover American's body, rights group says
- November 28, 2018

In a statement , Survival International said, "Mr Chau's body should be left alone, as should the Sentinelese ". John Allen Chau , an Alabama native, was killed by Northern Sentinel islanders after attempting to reach the island to convert the isolated tribe to Christianity. (more...)
Police investigate reports of active shooter at Walter Reed Police investigate reports of active shooter at Walter Reed
- November 28, 2018

A Defense Department spokesperson tells CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr that Tuesday's "active shooter" situation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland was an "exercise". Security responded and cleared the building, finding no indication of an active shooter, NSA Bethesda said . NSA Bethesda spokesman Jeremy Brooks said the incident "was an accident". (more...)
Mexico to deport asylum seekers who tried to breach USA border Mexico to deport asylum seekers who tried to breach USA border
- November 28, 2018

At least one man was wounded. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has defended the use of tear gas, saying border agents were entitled to "self-defence". Trump, who for weeks has been condemning the caravan , lashed out once more. He wrote on Twitter, "Mexico should move the flag waving Migrants , many of whom are stone cold criminals, back to their countries". (more...)
GOP US Sen. Hyde-Smith Wins Miss. Runoff GOP US Sen. Hyde-Smith Wins Miss. Runoff
- November 28, 2018

She faced off in a special election against Democratic former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. It began when video emerged online of her telling supporters earlier this month that she'd be "on the front row" if one of her supporters "invited me to a public hanging ". (more...)
Switzerland set to reject law and animal horn proposals Switzerland set to reject law and animal horn proposals
- November 28, 2018

The poll was part of Switzerland's direct democracy system, in which voters cast ballots on national issues four times a year. A separate proposal to subsidise farmers who let their cows and goats grow their horns naturally also looks set for defeat, according to SRF projections. (more...)
Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream' Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream'
- November 28, 2018

It's not clear whether the other gamer on the Playstation network was the one who reported Fabian to police, WFLA reports. According to the police report, Fabian continued to have sex with the girl despite her telling him no four times. (more...)
Met Office issues yellow warning - what does it mean? Met Office issues yellow warning - what does it mean?
- November 28, 2018

Hartlepool has been warned to batten down the hatches to prepare for the arrival of Storm Diana . Weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office as 80mph and heavy rainfall could cause damage to property or unsafe flooding. It is threatening the Azores at present and is due to make itself felt over western parts of the United Kingdom from tomorrow. Wind gusts of 60 miles per hour are expected, while some exposed areas could see gust of 70 miles per hour. (more...)
Police investigate after 7 bodies found in Japanese village Police investigate after 7 bodies found in Japanese village
- November 28, 2018

Six bodies, including that of a seven-year-old girl, were found on Monday (Nov 26) at a house in Takachiho, a town in the prefecture of Miyazaki in south-western Japan . The mass killing has caused fear among Takachiho residents, and local officials are urging people to exercise caution and pick their children up from school, Kyodo reported. (more...)
The real story behind Melania's White House Christmas decorations The real story behind Melania's White House Christmas decorations
- November 27, 2018

The red was chosen as an "extension of the pales, or stripes, found in the presidential seal designed by our Founding Fathers". "Our theme honors the heart and spirit of the American people", said Trump. It's the most wonderful time of the year at the White House. Trump thanked the volunteers with a tweet on Friday, sent while she was with her family at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, for the long Thanksgiving weekend. (more...)
Pilot falls asleep, misses Australian destination by 46km Pilot falls asleep, misses Australian destination by 46km
- November 27, 2018

Aviation expert Neil Hansford said that Australia had strict rules relating to pilot fatigue. The twin-engine Piper PA-31 Navajo VH-TWU plane, which is capable of carrying nine passengers, was built in 1975. It said the pilot had deemed themselves fit to fly and had "previously flown the route a number of times without incident". It then landed on King Island at 7.21am. (more...)
Paul Manafort Talked To Julian Assange Paul Manafort Talked To Julian Assange
- November 27, 2018

Manafort was officially named Trump's convention manager on March 29, 2016. "Remember this day when the Guardian permitted a serial fabricator to totally destroy the paper's reputation", WikiLeaks tweeted. In an internal document obtained by The Guardian , the country's Senain intelligence agency describes Paul Manafort as one of several well-known guests to visit Assange at London's Ecuadorian embassy, along with unspecified "Russians". (more...)
Giant steer Knickers stands head and shoulders over herd Giant steer Knickers stands head and shoulders over herd
- November 27, 2018

Knickers, the black and white steer, stands out from the herd. The seven-year-old cow, named Knickers, stands at 194 centimetres tall and weighing a whopping 1400 kilograms - in other words, 1.4 tonnes. "So his name was bra.so we [had] bra and knickers". Meet Knickers - Australia's biggest cow. He's a hit with the other cattle, who follow him around the paddocks in their hundreds. (more...)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg empty-chaired by global committee Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg empty-chaired by global committee
- November 27, 2018

Lawmakers from Canada, Brazil, Ireland, Latvia, Argentina, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, and Singapore were represented on Tuesday. The 24 representatives from nine countries, who demanded answers from Facebook over its use and treatment of data, posed for a picture with an empty chair behind a desk with a nameplate for Zuckerberg on it. (more...)
Wikileaks Calls for The Guardian 'Editor's Head', After Assange/Manafort Bombshell Story Breaks
- November 27, 2018

He paid another visit in spring 2016, turning up alone, around the time Trump named him as his convention manager. A well-placed source has told the Guardian that Manafort went to see Assange around March 2016. In a court filing on Monday, Mueller accused Manafort of lying to investigators after agreeing to cooperate with the special counsel's office. His first visit to the WikiLeaks whistleblower happened about a year after Assange sought asylum at the embassy from extradition to ... (more...)
Video captures dramatic moment that caused Sawmill Fire Video captures dramatic moment that caused Sawmill Fire
- November 27, 2018

In the video, a man, whose identity was blurred, can be heard telling others to "start packing up" following the explosion. The video was recorded by someone else who was at the scene. It created an estimated $8 million worth of damage, but at least Dickey found out he'd be a father to a boy, right? Dickey, 37, immediately reported the fire and admitted to being responsible for it, according to a news release from the U.S. (more...)
Roadside bomb kills 3 United States soldiers in eastern Afghanistan Roadside bomb kills 3 United States soldiers in eastern Afghanistan
- November 27, 2018

The NATO statement gave no details but Mohammad Arif Noori, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said an armored vehicle carrying USA troops hit a large roadside bomb in Shahbaz area, just outside the city on Tuesday morning. The local police chief was killed in that attack , which was later claimed by the Taliban. The Taliban denied involvement in that bombing, which also wounded 94 people. (more...)
Syrian refugee stranded in airport for months coming to Vancouver Syrian refugee stranded in airport for months coming to Vancouver
- November 27, 2018

With nowhere left to go, he resorted to sleeping on the floor of the airport, keeping with him his essentials such as a blanket. "Tomorrow, I will be reaching my final destination: Vancouver, Canada ", said Kontar in a video posted on Twitter during a layover in Taiwan on Monday. (more...)

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