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Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec in United Kingdom parliament

Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec in United Kingdom parliament Summarizing an element of the documents, Collins said that "an engineer at Facebook notified the company in October 2014 that entities with Russian IP addresses had been using a Pinterest API key to pull over 3 billion data points a day through the Ordered Friends API". [Full Article...]

Sen: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Democratic challenger Mike Espy in runoff

Sen: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Democratic challenger Mike Espy in runoff In the aftermath of the video, Republicans anxious they could face a repeat of last year's special election in Alabama, in which a flawed Republican candidate handed Democrats a reliable GOP Senate seat in the Deep South. Hyde-Smith and Espy faced off in the runoff after earning the most votes in the special election nonpartisan "jungle primary", which goes to a runoff when no candidate earns a ma... [Full Article...]

Trump Backs Under-Fire Senator Hyde-Smith

Trump Backs Under-Fire Senator Hyde-Smith The state leadership is also firmly in GOP hands, with the governor, the state House, and the state Senate all controlled by the GOP. "I have met with the president, and I proudly support him in negotiating these trades", she said. It even supported vouchers for parents to send their kids to white private schools. AT&T, Walmart and Pfizer all have asked for Hyde-Smith's campaign to return th... [Full Article...]

Gender Reveal Goes Wrong When Explosives Cause Arizona Forest Fire

Gender Reveal Goes Wrong When Explosives Cause Arizona Forest Fire Then there's a very big explosion and, nearly immediately, a fire starts to ripple through the dried grass. The video shows how Dickey started the fire. "I feel absolutely awful about it. It was probably one of the worst days of my life", he added. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in September and was sentenced to five years of probation. [Full Article...]

Security heightened at disputed Indian religious site ahead of mass gathering

Security heightened at disputed Indian religious site ahead of mass gathering Many Hindus believe a spot there marks the birthplace of Ram and that a medieval mosque that stood there for 460 years was only built after the destruction of an earlier temple. The call for the construction of a Hindu temple in Ayodhya has grown particularly loud in the last few months and has mostly come from MPs, ministers and leaders from the BJP . [Full Article...]

Cow called Knickers is 6ft 4ins and weighs 220st in Australia

Cow called Knickers is 6ft 4ins and weighs 220st in Australia And standing at 6ft 4inches tall - the same height as basketball legend Michael Jordan - and weighing an ungodly 220 stone (that's the same as a Toyota Hilux), they really aren't kidding. "We never thought he would turn into a big Knickers". "You'll put him in a paddock and all the other cattle seem to get attracted to him", Pearson told ABC . [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion

Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion Three other USA service members were wounded along with a US military contractor, they added. The US, alongside with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been present in Afghanistan in the form of the Resolute Support Mission. Washington is trying to reach a peace settlement with the Taliban to end the 17-year war. Voting there has been postponed for a year. This is the second attack in a ... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump decorated the White House with a forest of red trees

Melania Trump decorated the White House with a forest of red trees Instead of answering questions about the collection of blood-red conifers, the First Lady tweeted a 56-second video of herself walking amongst the trees and "let the decorations speak for themselves", according to her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham. [Full Article...]

Manafort Denies Ever Meeting Julian Assange

Manafort Denies Ever Meeting Julian Assange He acknowledged the error in which court papers in an unrelated case say that Assange "has been charged" but he said the mistake is not confirmation that Assange is actually charged. Manafort went to the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2013, 2015, and then "around March 2016" to meet Assange, whose organization is accused of leaking thousands of emails allegedly stolen by Russian hackers from Hill... [Full Article...]

Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream'

Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream' A 15-year-old girl alleged that Fabian put his hand over her mouth, pushed her down and raped her before re-joining the online game, WFLA reported . The suspect, identified as 18-year-old Daniel Enrique Fabian , was arrested last week in Pasco County, WFLA 8 reports. A fellow gamer told police he heard the girl in distress. [Full Article...]

Watch Russian Warship Ram Ukrainian Tugboat in the Black Sea

Watch Russian Warship Ram Ukrainian Tugboat in the Black Sea Kyiv called Russia's actions a flagrant violation of global law, because the Black Sea is free for shipping, and Crimea belongs to Ukraine. The Russians rammed at least one vessel and wounded several Ukrainian crew members. The European Parliament, in October, protested construction of a bridge over the Kerch Strait , and inspections of Ukrainian vessels transiting the strait. [Full Article...]

Storm Diana weather warning for Cumbria extended

Storm Diana weather warning for Cumbria extended After building in the Atlantic, Storm Diana is expected to bring with it gales of up to 60mph and torrential rain, Calderdale is likely to experience 45-50mph winds when the storm passes by on Wednesday evening. The turbulent weather will heavily impact the Azores, a mid-Atlantic set of islands which are an autonomous region of Portugal, and due to this the Portuguese Meteorological Authority ha... [Full Article...]

Google Joins Companies Asking Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for Campaign Donation Refund

Google Joins Companies Asking Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for Campaign Donation Refund Last week, retail megastore chain Walmart asked for its $2,000 donation back from Hyde-Smith and tweeted out a statement that her " comments clearly do not reflect the values of our company and associates". Espy is seeking to become the first African-American U.S. senator from MS since Reconstruction. Neither Espy nor a Hyde-Smith campaign spokeswoman would comment on the nooses. [Full Article...]

Kansas Democrat backs Pelosi bid for House speaker

Kansas Democrat backs Pelosi bid for House speaker Their staunch position could wind up being moot, as Pelosi has not drawn a rival yet for the Democrats' election, upcoming in early January, for a new House Speaker as they gain control of the 116th Congress. Incoming Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY has accused them of holding the Democratic caucus "hostage if we don't accept their GOP-friendly rules that will hamstring healthcare e... [Full Article...]

DUP will not support Withdrawal Agreement as Foster calls for 'third way'

DUP will not support Withdrawal Agreement as Foster calls for 'third way' DUP leader Arlene Foster said there were no circumstances under which her party would vote for the current deal. Foster insisted the DUP's confidence and supply agreement with the Conservatives remained "live". Speaking to the BBC , Johnson said he did not believe a no-deal Brexit was likely, but added: "I don't think it will be almost as bad as some people suggest". [Full Article...]

Mueller says Manafort violated plea agreement by lying to investigators

Mueller says Manafort violated plea agreement by lying to investigators Special counsel Robert Mueller claimed that Paul Manafort , the former Trump campaign manager, lied to prosecutors after striking a plea deal, and requested that he be sentenced for his crimes. As part of his plea deal, Manafort admitted to committing a host of money laundering and foreign lobbying crimes and fraud, giving the federal prosecutors ample leverage over him. [Full Article...]

Mexico vows to deport USA border-rushers

Mexico vows to deport USA border-rushers The Mexican government said later on Sunday it had retaken control of the border crossing after almost 500 migrants tried to cross the USA border "in a violent manner", and vowed to immediately deport Central Americans who attempt to enter the United States illegally. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump narrowly avoids a risky sit-down with Robert Mueller

Donald Trump narrowly avoids a risky sit-down with Robert Mueller Dershowitz expressed doubt that Mueller's findings would result in criminal charges against the president, stating that "collusion is not criminal". "I still don't think it's going to make a criminal case". They set out to avoid it however possible, even if it could lead to resisting a subpoena and bringing on a court fight over presidential power. Almost 200 charges were included in the above kno... [Full Article...]

Migrant caravan latest - Mexico demands 'FULL INVESTIGATION' into USA weapons use

Migrant caravan latest - Mexico demands 'FULL INVESTIGATION' into USA weapons use There, some attempted to get through the fencing and wire separating the two countries, leading USA agents to fire tear gas. Mexico's Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete said on Monday that migrants who attempted to cross into the U.S. On Friday, Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum declared a humanitarian crisis in his city, which is home to 1.6 million people. One of the migrants at a tempor... [Full Article...]

More Republicans challenge Trump on defense of Saudi crown prince

More Republicans challenge Trump on defense of Saudi crown prince Mr. Trump was ambiguous Thursday about assigning blame for Khashoggi's murder last month at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey, citing the kingdom's importance as an ally and saying Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman has "vehemently" denied responsibility. [Full Article...]


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