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At least 64 dead after devastating fire in Siberian mall

At least 64 dead after devastating fire in Siberian mall Meanwhile, the head of the city's fire department Sergei Yakovlev said that the blaze had spread via flammable thermal insulation that complicated the process of extinguishing the inferno, reports Sputnik news. Emergency services said they had extinguished the fire, but later said it had reignited in places, and that rescuers were struggling to recover bodies beneath smouldering rubble. [Full Article...]

Linda Brown of Historic Brown v. Board of Education, Dies at 76

Linda Brown of Historic Brown v. Board of Education, Dies at 76 Board of Education . "64 years ago a young girl from Topeka brought a case that ended segregation in public schools in America". "They were told, 'Find the nearest white school to your home and take your child or children and a witness, and attempt to enroll in the fall, and then come back and tell us what happened, ' " she said. [Full Article...]

EU Russia envoy holds crisis talks over spy poisoning

EU Russia envoy holds crisis talks over spy poisoning Britain has blamed Russian Federation for the poisoning of Skripal and his daughter Yulia, a charge Moscow denies. The staff expelled by the United States included 12 intelligence officers from Russia's mission to United Nations headquarters in NY. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer tells porn star 'cease and desist' after interview

Trump lawyer tells porn star 'cease and desist' after interview In an interview with NBC, he said the man who threatened Daniels while she was with her infant daughter was not Cohen but that "it had to be someone that is related to Mr. The White House has denied allegations that Trump had a sexual relationship with Daniels. He did not try to discredit the premise that Trump sometimes undermines even his most-senior aides by doing the opposite of what they've s... [Full Article...]

Patient mistreated by ambulance driver dies in Kerala

Patient mistreated by ambulance driver dies in Kerala Upset that a road accident victim had urinated in his ambulance, the driver left the critically injured man in a near inverted position on a stretcher outside the Thrissur Medical College Hospital in Kerala. The patient had passed urine and motion in the private ambulance on the way. The patient slid through the stretcher and his head hit the ground. Police said the arrested driver, identified... [Full Article...]

Suspicious packages at DC-area military bases investigated, rendered safe, officials say

Suspicious packages at DC-area military bases investigated, rendered safe, officials say At Fort McNair, a suspicious package was delivered at about 8:30 a.m. eastern time, prompting officials to evacuate the building, according to a base spokesman. Some included letters that one official described as disturbed and rambling. It's not clear if the packages are linked to each other, but officials said they do not believe they are linked to the recent bombings in Austin, Texas. [Full Article...]

Terror fight cooperation, EU membership talks discussed at EU-Turkey meeting

Terror fight cooperation, EU membership talks discussed at EU-Turkey meeting During the meeting , the possibility of intensifying relations between Turkey and the European Union has been discussed, Erdogan said. "It would be a grave mistake for Europe, which claims to be a global force, to push Turkey out of its expansion policy", Erdogan said during a joint news conference of the Turkey-EU summit in Bulgarian city of Varna . [Full Article...]

Sen. Mitch McConnell to introduce legislation to legalize hemp

Sen. Mitch McConnell to introduce legislation to legalize hemp This followed days after Leader McConnell successfully passed the 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill which again included language that specifically approves the interstate and worldwide transportation of hemp and hemp-derived products. "Four years after GenCannaâ„¢ was Kentucky's first CBD specific Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program participant, we are ecstatic with Leader McConnell's continued lea... [Full Article...]

Gina Rodriguez Is Your New CARMEN SANDIEGO

Gina Rodriguez Is Your New CARMEN SANDIEGO In the upcoming animated series produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Carmen Sandiego is back and ready for a new crop of global capers packed with thrilling adventure and intrigue. As for Carmen Sandiego , there will be plenty going on with the franchise in the near future. Produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the 20-episode Carmen Sandiego features not only a new crop of global capers ... [Full Article...]

Journalist Investigating Sand Mafia Case Killed In India

Journalist Investigating Sand Mafia Case Killed In India The name of the journalist was Sandeep Sharma and he was working for a national TV news channel. Sandeep was rushed to hospital in Dial 100 vehicle but he succumbed while receiving treatment at the trauma centre. Congress leader of opposition Ajay Singh accused the government of not allowing journalists to work freely. The security of journalists is our priority. [Full Article...]

China Targets $3 Billion of US Goods in Tariff Spat

China Targets $3 Billion of US Goods in Tariff Spat Without giving a timeframe, the commerce ministry said China was considering implementing measures in two stages: first a 15 per cent tariff on 120 products including steel pipes, dried fruit and wine worth US$977 million, and later, a 25 per cent tariff on US$1.99 billion of pork and recycled aluminum. [Full Article...]

UK watchdog sorts evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid

UK watchdog sorts evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid The crisis has renewed questions about Facebook's ability to protect the privacy of its users while also exploiting their personal details to fuel its lucrative advertising business. Kogan said he has been scapegoated by both Cambridge and Facebook. Since the blunder surfaced, angry users have initiated a #deletefacebook campaign on Twitter, sending Facebook's shares nosediving. [Full Article...]

Over 400 Civilians Leave E. Ghouta Since Monday Morning - Russian MoD

Over 400 Civilians Leave E. Ghouta Since Monday Morning - Russian MoD The convoy is expected to head for temporary refugee centers set up in Syria's northwestern Idlib and northern Aleppo provinces. On Sunday afternoon, almost 1,000 militants and their family members who have left their last strongholds in Eastern Ghouta arrived in the town of Qalat al-Madiq in Hama province, the Syrian news agency SANA reported . [Full Article...]

UK Watchdog Reviews Evidence After Cambridge Analytica Search

UK Watchdog Reviews Evidence After Cambridge Analytica Search About 20 officials, wearing black jackets with "ICO Enforcement" on them, arrived at the firm's central London offices on Friday evening soon after a High Court judge granted a search warrant sought by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). [Full Article...]

Russian shopping centre fire death toll rises to 37

Russian shopping centre fire death toll rises to 37 He tweeted: "My condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the awful fire in the shopping mall in #Kemerovo ". It erupted on the top floor of the four-storey shopping centre near a cinema complex and children's play area in the industrial coal-mining city of Kemerovo, situated 3,600km (2,200 miles) east of Moscow , on Sunday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Catalonia's Puigdemont to be brought before judge in Germany

Catalonia's Puigdemont to be brought before judge in Germany A German court has ordered Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont to be held in custody for the length of extradition proceedings, prosecutors said. Puigdemont had fled to Belgium along with other members of his dissolved cabinet after Spain's attorney-general filed charges of rebellion, sedition, and misuse of public funds against Puigdemont and five of his ministers on October 30. [Full Article...]

SC agrees to examine plea challenging polygamy, halala; seeks Centre's response

SC agrees to examine plea challenging polygamy, halala; seeks Centre's response Nikah halala is a practice in which a divorced Muslim woman has to marry another person, consummate the marriage, and then divorce the second husband if she wishes to re-marry her first husband. By a majority of 3:2, a five-judge constitution bench had earlier held triple talaq as unconstitutional in its judgement past year. Articles 14, 15 and 21 of the Constitution are also a few of the Art... [Full Article...]

Trapped children called their parents from burning Russian mall to say goodbye

Trapped children called their parents from burning Russian mall to say goodbye Russia's Investigative Committee , which handles major crimes, said it was trying to bring in the mall's owner for questioning. Ten people are still listed as missing. The disastrous blaze joins a long list of accidents, fires and sinkings in Russian Federation marked by apparent negligence beforehand and inept or insufficient response by emergency services. [Full Article...]

Orlando Nightclub Shooter's Father Was FBI Informant, Gunman's Widow's Lawyers Say

Orlando Nightclub Shooter's Father Was FBI Informant, Gunman's Widow's Lawyers Say The email has been quoted in a plea filed by Noor Salman seeking dismissal of her criminal charges or a mistrial. Salman's attorneys argued the disclosure came too late for them to investigate whether Seddique Mateen knew of his son's plans to shoot up the nightclub on June 12, 2016, and they have called for a mistrial. [Full Article...]

Police question Netanyahu for a second time over telecom corruption case

Police question Netanyahu for a second time over telecom corruption case Israel's Yediot Ahronot daily reported that police were to question Netanyahu over allegations made by longtime family spokesman Nir Hefetz, one of the confidants arrested and later released. Israeli media said he was believed to have been the intermediary between Netanyahu and Elovitch in the case. Israel's opposition accused Netanyahu of manufacturing the crisis in order to force a new election... [Full Article...]


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