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13 trapped underground at South African gold mine 13 trapped underground at South African gold mine
- May 05, 2018

Wellsted said there will be an investigation done by both the company and the Department of Mineral Resources. The mine is currently closed and rescue teams have been pulled out for now. Sibanye-Stillwater said six employees were taken to a hospital and were in stable condition. In January a power outage trapped hundreds miners underground at the Beatrix operations in the Free State province, although all were safely returned to surface. (more...)
Voters go to the polls in English local elections Voters go to the polls in English local elections
- May 05, 2018

The party secured its victory after gaining four seats. Outside London, the Conservatives regained control of councils in the pro-Brexit regions of Peterborough and Basildon, largely at the expense of the anti-EU UK Independence Party. Labour figures described their performance as "solid" and said the party had consolidated gains made in last year's general election. "Well we could see what was happening with that, we know that they were bringing people in from all over the country - you ... (more...)
Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea work, Gaetz says Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea work, Gaetz says
- May 04, 2018

The Nobel Peace Prize , one of five Nobel awards generally given out annually for over 100 years, goes to whoever "shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses". (more...)
House Chaplain rescinds resignation, wants to know his 'faults' House Chaplain rescinds resignation, wants to know his 'faults'
- May 04, 2018

Some Republicans including Peter King of NY offered strong support for the priest after he sent his resignation letter last month, while others such as Mark Walker of North Carolina criticized his ministry. "It's going to be more trouble than it's worth", Wilson said, and will now be hard for Ryan to "extricate himself gracefully". He added that he wishes to serve the remainder of his term as House chaplain unless terminated "for cause". (more...)
Public pooper revealed as school boss Public pooper revealed as school boss
- May 04, 2018

Monday, but it was unclear why exactly he was near the high school in the first place. For some reason, Holmdel High School officials would show up to the footbal field and find poop there for some odd reason, but no one knew where it came from. (more...)
Amber Rudd is fighting for her job over handling of Windrush scandal Amber Rudd is fighting for her job over handling of Windrush scandal
- May 04, 2018

The Guardian reported that May failed to acknowledge her " hostile environment " policy may have also had a severe impact on the Windrush generation, many of whom struggled to prove they were in Britain legally. Mr Javid rounded on Labour attempts to exploit the scandal for a wider attack on the immigration system, telling Miss Abbott she did not "have a monopoly" on anger about the issue. (more...)
CNN SNOWFLAKE: Jim Acosta Blames DINNER DISASTER on… Donald Trump CNN SNOWFLAKE: Jim Acosta Blames DINNER DISASTER on… Donald Trump
- May 03, 2018

Ms. Wolf, in the meantime, is preparing for her new Netflix show , " The Break ", a sketch and variety series to debut May 27. "Unfortunately the stripper's dance routine was not in the spirit of the party'". And Sarah Sanders' father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, said Wolf's comments amount the outright bullying. I'm not suggesting she gets hurt; just stuck. (more...)
Mueller hints at obstruction in Trump questions Mueller hints at obstruction in Trump questions
- May 03, 2018

It was not immediately clear in what context the possibility of a subpoena was raised or how serious Mueller's prosecutors were about such a move. Although Mueller's team has indicated to Trump's lawyers that he's not considered a "target" of the probe, investigators want to interview him about several episodes early in his term. (more...)
Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr Raises Nearly $200K For Victims Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr Raises Nearly $200K For Victims
- May 02, 2018

Groves, a senior at Belmont University, had been out on the town with her Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters before going to the Waffle House. Waffle House employee Taurean C. Shaw Jr. has raised more than $200,000 for the victims. . He has been lauded for his quick thinking and his humility since the shooting took place. (more...)
Airstrikes Hit Syrian Military Bases, Israel Suspected Airstrikes Hit Syrian Military Bases, Israel Suspected
- May 01, 2018

Israel has accused Iran of building a military infrastructure in Syria , repeatedly bombing targets that it says are part of Iranian efforts to increase the military abilities of its allies near Israel's borders. The Observatory said rockets also hit Syrian government bases in the region surrounding Nairab military airport, which is close to Aleppo International Airport. (more...)
In Amman, US state secretary defends Trump's J'lem move In Amman, US state secretary defends Trump's J'lem move
- May 01, 2018

As part of Monday's legal challenge, the rights groups want the court to rule the current rules of engagement governing demonstrations are illegal. At Sunday's meeting, Kono was joined by Israeli Minister of Economy and Industry Eli Cohen, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki and Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Emad Najib Fakhouri. (more...)
Corbyn heaps pressure on May about her time at Home Office Corbyn heaps pressure on May about her time at Home Office
- May 01, 2018

Actually, they were always British. The furor has grown since The Guardian reported that some people who came to the United Kingdom from the Caribbean in the decades after World War II had recently been refused medical care in Britain or threatened with deportation because they could not produce paperwork proving their right to reside in the country. (more...)
Stormy Daniels Just Dropped Another Lawsuit On President Trump Stormy Daniels Just Dropped Another Lawsuit On President Trump
- May 01, 2018

Earlier this month, Stormy Daniels appeared on The View and unveiled a sketch which she says represents the person who approached her in a parking lot back in 2011 and threatened her. Trump has more than 50 million Twitter followers. Daniels said she did not report the threat at the time because she "didn't want my life to turn upside down". (more...)
Suspect who killed deputy caught Suspect who killed deputy caught
- April 30, 2018

Cole's death marks the first time a ME police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty in almost 30 years. Lancaster said that over the four days, more than 200 officers from 28 federal, state, municipal and local law enforcement groups joined the search for Williams. (more...)
Evacuations remain after Superior Wisconsin refinery fire; 15 hurt Evacuations remain after Superior Wisconsin refinery fire; 15 hurt
- April 29, 2018

Located about 115 miles from Grand Marais, news of the incident spread quickly up the North Shore. The evacuation order for thousands of people was lifted at 6 a.m. "There is still a lot of heat in the product", Panger said. Those hospitalized will be released on Friday, according to authorities. "There were very low, trace levels, well below any health standards, of volatile chemicals and dust and particulates", Morrison said. (more...)
House panel's report looks at ties between Russia, Clinton: Rep. Nunes House panel's report looks at ties between Russia, Clinton: Rep. Nunes
- April 29, 2018

He was referring to a House Intelligence Committee report . Republicans announced the main findings last month, concluding there was no coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. "If the accusations against Manafort are true, he should have never served as a senior official with a campaign for the USA presidency, much less campaign chairman or manager", the report said. (more...)
Russian lawyer who met with Trump campaign admits to being Kremlin informant Russian lawyer who met with Trump campaign admits to being Kremlin informant
- April 29, 2018

The previously undisclosed details about Ms. Veselnitskaya rekindle questions about who she was representing when she met with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner , Paul Manafort , and others at Trump Tower in Manhattan during the campaign. (more...)
London Mayor takes dig at Trump after United Kingdom visit announced London Mayor takes dig at Trump after United Kingdom visit announced
- April 28, 2018

Doland Trump is likely to meet the Queen when he visits the United Kingdom for a "working visit" this July. But those preparing to oppose Trump's July visit to London warned the president he faces protests against his presidency. Many things could go seriously wrong, given the President Trump's notorious lack of adherence to protocol. Events to protest against the visit are already being planned. (more...)
British interior minister faces calls to resign over 'Windrush' scandal British interior minister faces calls to resign over 'Windrush' scandal
- April 27, 2018

Ms Rudd said the home office had been "using local targets for internal performance management" but said she would review them. James O'Brien had harsh words for Theresa May . But Rudd today insisted that she was the best person to put the situation right: "I do take seriously my responsibility but I do think I am the person who can put it right". (more...)
Starbucks CEO Hopes to Meet With Black Men Arrested in Philadelphia Shop Starbucks CEO Hopes to Meet With Black Men Arrested in Philadelphia Shop
- April 27, 2018

The man filming saw a white man leave the restroom and asked if he had made a purchase. Over the weekend, demonstrators pushed for the Philadelphia Starbucks' employee to be fired for calling the police. "It is important for me to say that, in short, these officers did absolutely nothing wrong ". She said it can be situational and it is up to the employees to make the best call. (more...)
North Korea must get rid of its nukes North Korea must get rid of its nukes
- April 26, 2018

The US Treasury and South Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance are finalising the currency terms, they said. Two former South Korean first ladies - Lee Hee-ho and Kwon Yang-sook - traveled with their husbands - Presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun - to visit Pyongyang for the two previous inter-Korean summits in 2000 and 2007, though they had no chance to meet the spouse of then-North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. (more...)
China's Huawei under USA probe for Iran sanctions violations China's Huawei under USA probe for Iran sanctions violations
- April 26, 2018

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, which enforces sanctions, and the Department of Commerce are also looking into Huawei's transactions. In a 2016 letter to the Commerce Department, 10 US lawmakers said F7 was believed to be Huawei , citing media reports. Schloss, the Huawei spokesman, said those allegations aren't true. (more...)
Thousands Marching In LA To Mark 103rd Anniversary Of Armenian Genocide Thousands Marching In LA To Mark 103rd Anniversary Of Armenian Genocide
- April 25, 2018

A subsequent relocation of Armenians resulted in numerous casualties. Last week, one hundred and two U.S. Representatives - including the Chairmen of the House Foreign Affairs and Intelligence Committees - called on President Donald Trump to reject Turkey's gag-rule by honestly and accurately commemorating the Armenian Genocide this April 24th. (more...)
Trump's VA nominee allegedly banged on female employee's hotel door while drunk Trump's VA nominee allegedly banged on female employee's hotel door while drunk
- April 25, 2018

Tester, the top Democrat on the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, detailed the allegations Tuesday in an interview with NPR's All Things Considered . But other officials fear Jackson's nomination is doomed. "These very serious questions about Admiral Jackson need answers, and the answers should have been ready well before the questions were raised publicly". (more...)
Syracuse fraternity expelled over racist video as second clip emerges Syracuse fraternity expelled over racist video as second clip emerges
- April 24, 2018

The videos - which were made public by The Daily Orange , an independent student newspaper - shows one person encourage another to get down on his knees and recite an oath that includes highly offensive racial slurs against black, Hispanic and Jewish people. (more...)
Mitt Romney Fails To Secure Utah Senate GOP Nomination, Will Face Primary Mitt Romney Fails To Secure Utah Senate GOP Nomination, Will Face Primary
- April 24, 2018

Romney also failed to win a majority at the Utah GOP convention, coming in with 49 percent of delegates' support to Rep. Mike Kennedy's 51 percent for the nomination to fill retiring Sen. "Washington, D.C., is the Goliath". "I'm not Goliath. Washington, D.C., is Goliath". Mr. Kennedy, a doctor and lawyer who has been a state lawmaker since 2013, received applause from the crowd as he criticized the national debt, Common Core education standards and President Barack Obama's health care ... (more...)
NBA Playoffs Betting Odds: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics Game 4 Recap NBA Playoffs Betting Odds: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics Game 4 Recap
- April 23, 2018

Morris bent over in front of the Bucks bench with his hands clamped to the sides of his head. When Malcolm Brogdon missed a layup following a drive to the rim with the score knotted up at 102, Giannis came through with an incredible tip-in. (more...)
Chinese tour bus plunges from North Korea bridge; dozens feared dead Chinese tour bus plunges from North Korea bridge; dozens feared dead
- April 23, 2018

The tweet was later deleted. Chinese state media footage showed the blue tour bus completely flipped over, with part of its body broken. North Hwanghae Province, the North Korean border region just north of Seoul, includes Kaesong, the capital of Korea's Koryo Dynasty (918-1392). (more...)
Survivors of Syria gas attack saved evidence for inspectors Survivors of Syria gas attack saved evidence for inspectors
- April 23, 2018

Syria had already fulfilled its undertakings to destroy stockpiles of such weaponry, with the OPCW reporting the destruction as complete. Although technically speaking chlorine (the gas alleged to have been used in Douma ) is a substance which could fade away relatively easily, Sarin, the nerve agent which is also alleged to have been deployed, is quite persistent in the environment and its traces could be collected through environmental sampling. (more...)
One injured, one in custody in Marion County, Florida high school shooting One injured, one in custody in Marion County, Florida high school shooting
- April 22, 2018

The Ocala Police Department, the sheriff's office, the Florida Highway Patrol and the FBI were investigating the shooting. Local, state and federal officers have responded to assist at all schools in Marion County for an increased law enforcement presence at schools in the county. (more...)
DNC Sues Trump Campaign, Wikileaks Over Russia Collusion Conspiracy DNC Sues Trump Campaign, Wikileaks Over Russia Collusion Conspiracy
- April 22, 2018

A lawsuit filed by Democrats alleging a conspiracy between the Trump campaign, Russian Federation and WikiLeaks could be derailed by a glaring omission in its legal text, a prominent legal expert told Al Jazeera. Fred Jennings, a lawyer who specialises in cybercrime, told Al Jazeera that "it sure looks like the DNC complaint failed" to include a necessary definition of a "computer". (more...)
Palestinians stream to Gaza border camps for mass protests Palestinians stream to Gaza border camps for mass protests
- April 22, 2018

The IDF expects protesters to throw Molotov cocktails and burn Israeli flags. The protest began on March 30, and is expected to culminate on May 15. The idea of mass protests was initially floated by social media activists, but was later co-opted by Hamas, which avowedly seeks Israel's destruction, with the backing of smaller terror groups. (more...)
Israeli forces kill two at Gaza frontier during fourth week of protests Israeli forces kill two at Gaza frontier during fourth week of protests
- April 21, 2018

His death brings the number of Gazans killed by Israeli forces in demonstrations and clashes since March 30 to 35, according to Gaza's health ministry. The marches also press for a "right of return" of Palestinian refugees and their descendants to what is now Israel. Around 3,000 Palestinians demonstrated in the fourth consecutive week by burning tires, throwing molotov cocktails and flying kites with burning rags dangling from their tails in a new tactic aimed at setting Israeli fields on ... (more...)
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah hopes to stay clear in race for golden boot Liverpool's Mohamed Salah hopes to stay clear in race for golden boot
- April 20, 2018

Mohamed Salah is just one goal short of equalling Cristiano Ronaldo's Premier League record for the most goals in a 38-game campaign, but things did not always go his way. "I will be very happy if I break it". "It's always good when you see your name with legends of a club like Liverpool , it's a different feeling and I'm very happy about that". (more...)
Cuba's New President Diaz-Canel Vows To 'Continue' Revolution Cuba's New President Diaz-Canel Vows To 'Continue' Revolution
- April 20, 2018

Diaz-Canel was approved by 604 votes in the 605-member assembly. Castro, who was president from 2008 when he took over from his ailing older brother Fidel, will retain considerable clout as he will remain head of the Communist Party until a congress in 2021. (more...)