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Luxembourg To Make All Public Transport Free Across The Country

Luxembourg To Make All Public Transport Free Across The Country Currently, commuters pay just £1.78 for two hours of travel - but even this low fare will be scrapped under the plan. Grand Duchy Prime Minister Xavier Bettel introduced the plan yesterday, December 5, when he took office for his second term, as reported by The Guardian on the same day. [Full Article...]

No regular mail service Wednesday, markets to close in honor of Bush

No regular mail service Wednesday, markets to close in honor of Bush Bush's remains will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night until Wednesday. A photo of President George H.W. Bush's service dog lying downbeat beside the casket of his old master on Sunday has spread across social media, causing an outpouring of emotion. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom lawmakers just released a trove of Facebook emails

United Kingdom lawmakers just released a trove of Facebook emails A United Kingdom parliamentary committee has published 250 pages worth of Facebook documents, including emails sent between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior executives. He'd obtained the documents after compelling the founder of US software company Six4Three to hand them over during a business trip to London . "Like any business, we had many of internal conversations about the various way... [Full Article...]

Fury as Twitter prank sees anti-President website go viral

Fury as Twitter prank sees anti-President website go viral Velazquez's webpage consists of two elements, displayed the message that Giuliani described as "disgusting": " Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country " and carrying a link to coverage of Mueller's investigation. But Giuliani had inadvertently created a hyperlink when he failed to put a space after a period in a November 30 tweet. Pay attention to just after the 14-second mark and you can ... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death

Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death Corker said there is now "zero question in my mind that the crown prince directed the murder and he was kept apprised of the situation all the way through". "I went into the briefing believing it was virtually impossible for an operation like this to be carried out without the crown prince's knowledge", Graham told reporters. [Full Article...]

Trump 'building new liberal order' to prevent wars, Mike Pompeo says

Trump 'building new liberal order' to prevent wars, Mike Pompeo says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioned whether many pillars of global trade and diplomacy are still relevant as he singled out China , Iran and Russian Federation on Tuesday for violating treaties and multistate agreements. In May, U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from JCPOA, asserting that the agreement is flawed and failed to address the threats posed by th... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Ministers may have broken rules by not publishing legal advice - Speaker

Brexit: Ministers may have broken rules by not publishing legal advice - Speaker The House of Commons lawmakers voted 311 to 293, backing the ruling that the government was in contempt of the Parliamentary procedure. Andrea Leadsom , Leader of the House of Commons, said on Tuesday that this had been a "full and frank exposition", and that releasing the full advice would set a risky precedent. [Full Article...]

UK's Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected

UK's Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected Sir Keir also warned Labour would seek to call a motion of no confidence in the government if May loses a Commons vote on her Brexit deal. Mrs May will also address the Commons as she tries to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal in that vote on 11 December. [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress Manafort pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy in September, and agreed to cooperate " fully, truthfully, completely, and forthrightly " with Mueller's ongoing "Russiagate" investigation. Manafort's former business partner Rick Gates, who testified against him at the Virginia trial, has continued to cooperate with Mueller and prosecutors earlier in November asked a judge to postpone his sen... [Full Article...]

George Bush senior dies at 94 years old

George Bush senior dies at 94 years old Born in Milton, Massachusetts on June 12, 1924, he enlisted in the armed forces on his 18th birthday. In 1944, Bush survived a Japanese hit while flying a torpedo bomber over the western Pacific. During his four years in the White House, Bush ordered a military operation in Panama to overthrow its drug-trafficking leader, Manuel Noriega. "We would have been forced to occupy Baghdad and, in e... [Full Article...]

Israeli software company 'shared hacked messages' from Khashoggi with Saudi, lawsuit claims

Israeli software company 'shared hacked messages' from Khashoggi with Saudi, lawsuit claims Khashoggi's killing has put mounting pressure on Riyadh and Prince Mohammed , who Turkish officials - and reportedly the Central Intelligence Agency - have concluded was behind the critic's death. Algiers also has strong ties with Qatar, with which Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states severed trade and transport ties in June 2017. But, while leaders appeared to ignore Prince Mohammed ... [Full Article...]

Ex-Police Officer Charged With Murder in Shooting Unarmed Neighbor

Ex-Police Officer Charged With Murder in Shooting Unarmed Neighbor Responding to criticism that the original manslaughter charge was too lenient, Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said the grand jury could decide on the more serious charge of murder, which it did on Friday (local time). She turned herself in and has posted bond, according to Dallas County DA Faith Johnson . "She inflicted tremendous evil on my son, [and] he didn't deserve it", ... [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel's plane makes emergency landing

Angela Merkel's plane makes emergency landing The report said that the fire brigades were dispatched in the event of a hard landing. He stressed, however, that there was no danger to the people on board. Delegation sources said efforts were underway to organise new flights for Merkel and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, possibly on a commercial carrier. [Full Article...]

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Jamal Khashoggi murder The Senate is considering a vote on the resolution as soon as Wednesday. After a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis, several senators said they were unsatisfied and likely to back the resolution to halt us support for the war . [Full Article...]

Garage Nest cam captures SUV rocking in Alaska's 7.0 natural disaster

Garage Nest cam captures SUV rocking in Alaska's 7.0 natural disaster People ran from their offices and into the streets or took cover under desks as the ground shook for about 30 seconds. CNN is reporting that all local TV and radio stations were knocked off the air. U.S. Geological Survey Geophysicist Paul Caruso said there have been 545 aftershocks, including the 5.7 magnitude shaker that came nearly immediately after Friday's big quake. [Full Article...]

Trudeau not among world leaders meeting with Saudi Crown prince at G20

Trudeau not among world leaders meeting with Saudi Crown prince at G20 Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on 2nd October. "No, I will listen, of course", bin Salman replies, prior to bursting into laughter. On Tuesday, the Senate voted to move forward a resolution that would withdraw USA support for the war, which has caused a massive starvation and cholera outbreak in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Feds catch convicted murderer in migrant caravan: DHS

Feds catch convicted murderer in migrant caravan: DHS The caravan's size is highly unusual, there are more than 6,000 people waiting at the border with Tijuana, Mexico, and the Trump administration has conveyed an image of the group as rife with criminals. Border patrol officials identified Mara Salvatrucha, a young man who was caught entering the USA illegally, as a member of MS-13. "I'm not going to break public services to solve this problem", t... [Full Article...]

Imran Khan bowled 'googly' and India sent 2 ministers: Pakistan minister

Imran Khan bowled 'googly' and India sent 2 ministers: Pakistan minister India and Pakistan are set to inaugurate the construction of a corridor to facilitate hassle free cross-border travel for religious devotees - a rare step to improve ties between the two South Asian foes even as deep-seated divisions continue to obstruct progress in long-stalled peace talks. [Full Article...]

Border Patrol agent hospitalized after being assaulted by illegal immigrant

Border Patrol agent hospitalized after being assaulted by illegal immigrant Hundreds of migrants from Central America who joined a caravan of people trying to cross from Mexico into the United States have agreed to go home. Federal officials announced on Friday that Miguel Angel Ramirez , 46, was recently released from a Honduran prison "four months ago" after serving 13 years for homicide and robbery. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince High Five At G20 Summit

Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince High Five At G20 Summit Macron's demand came shortly before Theresa May held face-to-face talks with the crown prince in which she promised to send a "robust" message about the murder, as well as the war in Yemen. " You never listen to me", lamented Macron as the Saudi Prince laughed-off the confrontation. He told reporters he "exchanged pleasantries" with the Saudi leader but nothing more, adding that a meeting "mig... [Full Article...]


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