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Bus crash in Haiti kills at least 34 people during parade


The incident started when the driver of the bus mowed down two people, killing one. "The people who were not victims of the accident tried to burn the bus with the passengers inside", said Faustin Joseph, civic protection coordinator for the department of Artibonite area. Read More »

Another bomb threat targets Jewish Community Center


We will find whoever is responsible for this and bring them to justice. A Crown Heights Jewish museum got an emailed bomb threat on Thursday, and someone texted a scare to a Midwood Jewish Center on Friday - both sites were later cleared by police. Read More »

Trump promises meeting with Abbas, affirms commitment to peace deal


US President Donald Trump has said that the US cannot impose a solution on the Israelis and Palestinians, nor can one side impose an agreement on the other. There had been fears among the Palestinians that Trump would wholeheartedly adopt Israeli positions after he vowed to move the US Embassy to Tel Aviv and gave indications he would be more accommodating to Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Read More »

Yes, I was wrong about BJP not winning Uttar Pradesh elections


According to the CVoter exit polls, the BJP is expected to win 25 to 31 of the 60 seats up for grabs, with the Congress trailing second at a probable 17 to 23 seats. While the success in UP again establishes BJP chief Amit Shah as a strategist par excellence, the success in Manipur marks the emergence of party General Secretary Ram Madhav as a leader of the future. Read More »

Two bombs go off in Damascus, fatalities reported


No claim of responsibility was immediately made for Saturday's attack. Opposition activists group say at least 46 were killed. Two blasts near state security agencies in Kafr Sousa killed more than 40 people and wounded more than 150 in December 2011, the Syrian government said at the time. Read More »

US prosecutor Bharara says he has been fired

However, a White House official told NBC news that the administration will accept Bharara's letter of resignation. According to CNN , sources close to Bharara state that he feels "blindsided by the move" and that he was given "no notice whatsoever". Read More »

German shopping centre closed after terror attack tip-off


Security services cited by the German tabloid newspaper " Bild " described the threat as a potential multiple suicide bombing. Police told Der Westen : "In order to prevent a possible endangering of the visitors, they will not be able to get into the sales halls, nor into the parking garage". Read More »

Moscow confident South Korean crisis won't affect ties between Moscow and Seoul


Some attempted to climb the buses that barricading them from the court and scuffled with police. While some people stood right in front of the police barricade, one man in a red cap tried to pick a fight with two police officers. Lee arrested for suspected role in the scandal. His trial began yesterday. Both women have denied wrongdoing. Three people died and dozens were injured in clashes between police and Park's supporters after the ruling Friday, according to police, which detained ... Read More »

Amber Alert ends, auto with girl inside stolen in Toronto found

Anyone who sees the vehicle is asked to immediately call 911. Police said they had no information whether the suspect had any connection to the Nguyen family, but Dhillon said it appears to have been a crime of opportunity in which the suspect spotted the vehicle with the keys in the ignition. Read More »

Volkswagen AG to plead guilty in United States court later today


Volkswagen admitted in 2015 that about 11 million diesel cars worldwide were outfitted with so-called defeat devices, embedded algorithms used to game emissions tests. VW's total cost of the scandal now has been pegged at about $21 billion, including a pledge to fix or buy back vehicles. Doess acknowledged that the company willfully and knowingly created the software so its diesel engines could pass tougher emissions standards adopted in 2007 and then spent years deceiving federal regulators. Read More »

'Kim Jong Nam's son' posts video from secret hide-out


Police Inspector-General Khalid Abu Bakar cited a need to protect witnesses as he announced the official verification of the dead man's identity, whose North Korean diplomatic passport bore the name Kim Chol. Pardo does not believe the family will be in Macau because he considers it too risky. "Or less likely, they could be in Europe, as that is where Han Sol studied and will know western Europe well". Read More »

Detained 'Dreamer' Daniela Vargas to be released


Vargas' attorneys and an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Tom Byrd confirmed her release. The Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center and Elmore and Peterson filed federal petitions on Vargas' behalf on Monday, asking the Department of Homeland Security and ICE to release her from the detention facility in Louisiana where she was held. Read More »

Human Trafficking! Man Arrested For Holding 8 Women Captive


In her 911 call, one of the women says they danced for money and that - with the exception of the alleged threats she received about leaving - nothing illegal was going on in the home. It was not immediately clear how long the women had been held in the home. The caller added that Roberts repeatedly told the girls that they were free to leave when they wanted. Read More »

At least 5 injured in 'rampage' axe attack in Germany


A reporter for German newspaper Der Speigel at the scene said he had seen two injured people, and the situation was returning to calm. "Several people" are believed to have been injured and images posted on social media showed paramedics treating the wounded. Read More »

Managing Manbij: top military brass meet in Turkey

The meeting is being hosted by General Hulusi Akar . Turkey's military says the Turkish, U.S. and Russian chiefs of military staff are meeting in southern Turkey to discuss developments in Syria and Iraq. "The three main parties are willing to sit and talk, which means at least there is some kind of common ground and the possibility of an agreement in future", he told The Independent . Read More »

Video of Kim Jong-nam's "son" adds new twist to case


A different source said that Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore or Thailand, which all house regional offices of the U.S. CIA, are the likely transit points for Kim and his family, the Korean news agency Chosun Ilbo reported . father has been to a few days ago Lancome mother my sister and we're very grateful to . and aam. we hope so. beyond this gets better soon . Read More »

Daycare worker arrested in Pennsylvania after pushing 4yo girl down stairs


The child was back in daycare on Monday. Police said she will also likely be charged with reckless endangerment. She is charged with assault, harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. "It still hurts me, just seeing the video", Tavares told CNN affiliate KYW. Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood declared that the girl was rushed to the hospital, where the doctors treated her for a light knee injury. Read More »

WikiLeaks Trove Appears to Show CIA Hacking Tools


The "zero-day exploits ", so-called because the CIA has not shared its loopholes with the companies involved, allow the agency to access data transmissions before they are encrypted, WikiLeaks said . and European company products". The leak has also thrust companies' security into the spotlight. It is also withholding information on Central Intelligence Agency targets and the machines used to attack them, which the organization claims are scattered throughout Latin America, Europe, and the US. Read More »

At least 30 dead in Kabul military hospital attack


The hospital is near two civilian hospitals in the upscale district of Wazir Akbar Khan, home to several heavily guarded embassies - including the USA embassy. "Nothing can justify an attack on hospitals", said Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. "The Sardar Daud Khan hospital has been attacked". "Most of the victims are patients, doctors and nurses", Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said. Read More »

Should prosecutor investigate Trump, Russians? Vote now


But according to a May 13, 2016 report in The Wall Street Journal noticed by AmericaBlog , Trump had at least some interaction with Kislyak on April 27, right in the midst of campaign season. If a cover-up appears to be afoot in the Justice Department or Congress, Trump's critics, inside and outside government, will go public with a vengeance. Read More »

Nike To Launch "Nike Pro Hijab" for Female Muslim Athletes


Federation Internationale de Football Association lifted its ban in 2014 . It was just a year ago during the Rio Olympics when fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first USA athlete to compete in a hijab. Muslim women who wear a hijab will now have an actual item of sportswear that represents them and doesn't make them choose between function and their beliefs. Read More »

Samsung boss bribed South Korean president, prosecutor says


Park was impeached by the country's parliament in December over the scandal. Lee, 48, pledged 43 billion won ($37.19-million) in return for support from Park and Choi for a variety of steps including a merger of two Samsung affiliates in 2015 and the 2016 domestic listing of a loss-making drug maker Samsung Biologics Cfo Ltd, the special prosecutor said. Read More »

Congress, BJP, SP, NCP have joined hands to destroy AAP: Kejriwal


Kejriwal, while campaigning for the MCD polls, didn't mince any words and said, "You gave us 67 seats during the Assembly elections, but this time do not leave any such gap". "Ultimately the plan must be something the people must adopt and accept.And in 10 years through this plan, we will make Delhi a world-class city", Chidambaram said. Read More »