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Zimbabwe police hold reporter for story on Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe police hold reporter for story on Grace Mugabe The reporter, Kenneth Nyangani , wrote an article saying that the country's First Lady donated used underwear to the ruling party's supporters. "I have briefs for you and I am told that most of your briefs are not in good shape, please come and collect your allocations today". [Full Article...]

Methane Emissions From Cows Are 11% Higher Than Predicted — DISASTER

Methane Emissions From Cows Are 11% Higher Than Predicted — DISASTER Methane, a natural byproduct of digestion, is roughly 30 times more efficient at trapping the Sun's heat than carbon dioxide, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Thus, emissions are reported as estimates based on different methods and assumptions. "The livestock emission estimates for the U.S. given in this work are in good agreement with the EPA methane inventory", he added, "an... [Full Article...]

Wife Of SFPD Officer Killed In Las Vegas Massacre

Wife Of SFPD Officer Killed In Las Vegas Massacre Stacee Etcheber of Novato was attending the festival with her husband, Officer Vinnie Etcheber, when a gunman fired into the crowd from a hotel room at the neighboring Mandalay Bay resort late Sunday night. Stacee Etcheber's death was announced this morning by her brother-in-law in a Facebook post. Etcheber was married to a San Francisco police officer who was also at the concert and jumped in to ... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman's father was on FBI's Most Wanted list

Las Vegas gunman's father was on FBI's Most Wanted list The Las Vegas shooter's father was a violent bank robber who was on the FBI's most wanted list in the 1970s. Video shot outside the broken door of the room show an assault-style rifle with a scope on a bipod. Court records also reveal that Paddock sued the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Resorts five years ago, claiming that he suffered injuries after he slipped and fell at the Las Vegas Strip hotel. [Full Article...]

United States soldier killed by bomb blast in Iraq

United States soldier killed by bomb blast in Iraq A service member was killed and another injured Sunday in Iraq after an improvised explosive struck their vehicle, according to the USA military-led coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Another 25 have been wounded by hostile action. The death of the US service member is the 13th USA combat death during Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, where the bulk of the fight... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooter 'demented,' police response was 'miracle'

Las Vegas shooter 'demented,' police response was 'miracle' Dr. Craig Considine, a sociologist at Rice University in Texas, noted that after San Bernardino shooting that killed 14 people Trump said: "I think Islam hates us". An additional 19 guns were found in Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada. Trump, who owns a hotel in Las Vegas, told associates that he feels deep ties to the city. [Full Article...]

Rosanne Cash Calls for Country Artists to 'Stand Up to the NRA'

Rosanne Cash Calls for Country Artists to 'Stand Up to the NRA' In thrall to the National Rifle Association, as so many legislators are, they are ensuring that more of us - and yes, our families - will suffer violent deaths. More Americans say they are anxious the government will go too far in restricting gun rights (50 percent) than worry it will not do enough (45 percent). [Full Article...]

On-call Surgeon at Las Vegas Hospital Describes 'Surreal' Aftermath of Shooting

On-call Surgeon at Las Vegas Hospital Describes 'Surreal' Aftermath of Shooting Jay Coates, a trauma surgeon whose hospital took in numerous wounded after a gunman opened fire from his 32nd-floor hotel suite Sunday night on a country music concert below. "The one thing about a mass shooting is it's sudden", said Dr. Richard Zane, UCHealth executive director of emergency services. In Las Vegas on Sunday, calls were likely going out to surgeons first, but not just surgeon... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson's Libya 'Dead Bodies' Comment Draws Rebuke in UK

Boris Johnson's Libya 'Dead Bodies' Comment Draws Rebuke in UK He told BBC Newsnight: "Contrary to some of the stuff that I notice has been knocking around in the media, you have a cabinet that is totally united behind every comma, every full stop, every syllable of the prime minister's excellent Florence speech". [Full Article...]

Kenyan police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

Kenyan police fire tear gas to disperse protesters In the seaside city of Mombasa, hundreds of opposition supporters gathered peacefully and were not confronted by police. In Siaya, Martin Owidhi, 41, died of shock after he was caught up in the melee, with local leaders accusing the police of using excessive force as they employed teargas to disperse the protests . [Full Article...]

North Korea Did Target South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges

North Korea Did Target South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Tillerson said Saturday that the US has "a couple, three" channels through which it directly engages with the North Korean government to see if substantive discussions are possible. "There's a difference between talking and putting diplomatic pressure", Sanders said. State Department officials insist Trump was not criticizing Tillerson , but pressuring Kim Jong-Un's regime to agree to discus... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Attacks 'Politically Motivated Ingrates' As Puerto Ricans Warn Of Catastrophe

Donald Trump Attacks 'Politically Motivated Ingrates' As Puerto Ricans Warn Of Catastrophe Numerous others have been scathing in their criticism, pointing out that the "workers" Trump addressed are USA citizens who are struggling to rebuild after a crisis with limited food, water and electricity supplies. "Failure to use the military, logistical, and other forces more effectively has been reprehensible", he said . At least 16 people have died in Puerto Rico in the hurricane's after... [Full Article...]

Journalist Gauri Lankesh killers identified, need more proof, says Karnataka government

Journalist Gauri Lankesh killers identified, need more proof, says Karnataka government We know who has done it (the killing) and what. everything we know", Reddy told reporters at Chikkaballapur, 35 kms from Karnataka's capital, on Sunday. According to the CCTV footage, the murderer seems to be a middle-aged man of 34 - 38 years of age. A man wearing a helmet to hide his face was recorded on security cameras as he shot her in the chest. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia strengthening energy ties with Russian Federation

Saudi Arabia strengthening energy ties with Russian Federation Russia has invited Turkmenistan to join the agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC countries to cut oil output, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. He said details were still being discussed. The meeting in Moscow comes hot on the heels of a plan by Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia , the de facto leader of OPEC, to set up a $1 billion fund to invest in energy projects, announced by ... [Full Article...]

Jasper woman third Canadian killed in Las Vegas attack

Jasper woman third Canadian killed in Las Vegas attack After telling the man's girlfriend that he'd died, Gooze said she responded incredulously, saying: 'That can't be. "It's devastatingly shocking that there's another mass shooting and then suddenly to realize it's hit close to home", she said. [Full Article...]

Top Congress leadership on bail, says PM Modi in poll-bound Himachal

Top Congress leadership on bail, says PM Modi in poll-bound Himachal Asserting that no case of corruption had surfaced after the NDA government assumed office at the Centre, Modi said, "In the last three years, there has been no allegation of corruption on my government". He said he wanted do a lot for Himachal, which he described as the "land of gods, fearless mothers and courageous soldiers" and added that there was hardly any village in the state which had n... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented'

Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented' The death toll, which police emphasized was preliminary and tentative, would make the attack the deadliest mass shooting in USA history, eclipsing last year's massacre of 49 people at an Orlando night club. A sheriff indicated that intruder was shooting at officers ' door. "Subsequently they approached the room, received gunfire, they backed off and SWAT responded", Lombardo said. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court considers whether to ban rigging of legislative districts

Supreme Court considers whether to ban rigging of legislative districts Redistricting lawsuits in Georgia, as well as another in Wisconsin , are part of a Democratic strategy to challenge Republican control of the district drawing process for state and federal elections after the GOP had broad election victories in 2010 and gained power in Congress. [Full Article...]

Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house

Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house People mourn during an interfaith memorial service in Las Vegas , US. USA authorities have been unable to establish a motive for the attack but Las Vegas sheriff Joe Lombardo described it as a "lone wolf" incident. In a posting on Twitter today , Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak said Malaysia stands united with the American people following the Sunday night shooting. [Full Article...]

Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer Trailer

Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer Trailer The parents said in a statement that they were not involved in the film and "any impression that is created that this is June's [Reeva's mother] view, or that this is endorsed by the Steenkamp family, is untrue and incorrect". on November 11. Similarly, Steenkamp's family says it was "not approached or consulted at all, and did not participate or endorse the movie in any way". [Full Article...]


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