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2018-12-06T16:01:26.987Z
Fix To CIA Communications System That Left Trail Of Dead Agents Remains Elusive It’s not just “a single flawed system that needed to be fixed,” according to one former CIA official. “It was a universe of systems.” Distrust also built up over DS&T’s perceived lack of truthfulness about its own capabilities, or that of its contracting partners Cory Booker: I will ‘take some time over the coming months’ to consider 2020 bid Photos: The world remembers George H.W
2018-12-06T15:59:46.753Z
David Duckenfield will face trial for manslaughter Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield will face trial for manslaughter - after an application to halt his prosecution was rejected at Preston Crown Court today. Under the law at the time, there can be no prosecution for the death of the 96th victim, Tony Bland, as he died more than a year and a day after his injuries were caused Earlier this year, the CPS successfully applied to lift a historical stay - halting further legal proceedings - on Mr Duckenfield which was put in place in 2000
2018-12-06T15:44:27.162Z
'Please miss that farm’: Chaser video from Illinois gives up close look at tornado features Remarkable video sees inside of the beastly tempest. By Matthew Cappucci December 6 at 10:15 AM Cory Pagel, an experienced storm chaser, found himself up close and personal with a tornado near Bluff City, Ill (GR2Analyst via author) Moments later, the tornado emerges from behind a cluster of trees
2018-12-06T15:38:31.633Z
How Foxconn took over a small Wisconsin town An interview with Reply All’s Sruthi Pinnamaneni Photo by Andy Manis / Getty Images Much of Foxconn’s journey to Wisconsin played out on the national stage, with President Trump and ousted Gov She’d never even been to those board meetings, but her friends told her, Hey, they’re trying to take this away, and we feel this is an important part of our local democracy
2018-12-06T15:36:23.355Z
Heavy rain prompts flood advisory over burn areas in Los Angeles, Ventura counties Heavy rain that pounded the Southland early Thursday prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory for much of Los Angeles County and a portion of Ventura County over burn areas.  Heavy rain that pounded the Southland early Thursday prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory for much of Los Angeles County and a portion of the recent burn areas in Ventura County A deluge during the morning commute caused spin-outs and dozens of crashes on area freeways
2018-12-06T15:33:45.940Z
Deal or no deal? Should Brits in Europe hope Theresa May wins MPs vote? A momentous vote will take place in the British parliament next week when Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will be put to an MPs vote. British citizens living in Europe are torn whether or not to back the agreement that would preserve most of their rights, but confirm the UK's exit from the The Withdrawal Agreement also has a lot of uncertainty and total lack of guarantees for UK citizens living in the EU who rely on freedom of movement to work and also for those with businesses who rely on cross border services arrangements READ MORE: 'Brits in France are victims of Brexit' - French senator vows to fight for UK citizens
2018-12-06T15:33:36.559Z
’Migration management is recipe for DISASTER’ UN makes admission as migrants SKYROCKET THE United Nations has been forced to admit the way the world deals with mass migration is a "recipe for disaster" after it revealed migrant numbers have surged by a fifth over four years. The surge in migrants could in part be down to the increasing global population, which is estimated to surge from the current level of 7.6 billion to eight billion in 2025, and 9.6 billion by 2050 It is the highest for 14 years and the result of the Government's failure to take effective action
2018-12-06T15:31:22.340Z
President George H.W. Bush lies in repose in his adopted home: Texas George H.W. Bush was born and raised in New England, but when his body left Washington on Wednesday, it was flown back to his adopted home: Texas. Patrick to skip 2020 White House race Massachusetts Gov During a surprise court hearing, Cohen admitted to lying in testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee about a plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow Cohen in his guilty plea said he made the false statements to be consistent with Trump’s political message
2018-12-06T15:13:14.509Z
Emmerdale spoilers: Bob Hope to be taken back after Doug Potts assault? EMMERDALE is usually filled with various spats and fights, but viewers saw a heap of justice being dished out by Doug Potts in last night’s episode. Emmerdale spoilers: Bob Hope saw a brutal attack last night (Image: ITV) But could Doug’s actions have the adverse effect to what he intended While he is certainly looking out for Brenda and Laurel in his actions, Bob will not be too happy after this latest blow But will the jig be up if David decides to dive into the story further
2018-12-06T14:58:47.771Z
Bipartisan Senate group wants to formally blame Saudi crown prince for journalist's killing A bipartisan group of senators filed a resolution Wednesday to condemn Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, directly challenging President Donald Trump to do the same. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview in Boston on Dec. 15, 2014 Barabak Nov 29, 2018 | 7:48 AM As California Republicans confront a congressional wipeout, GOP leader Kevin McCarthy faces a reckoning When the House voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Kevin McCarthy trooped with other Republican lawmakers to a splashy Rose Garden celebration, smiling alongside President Trump as they celebrated the moment
2018-12-06T14:54:38.287Z
Brexit Vote Explained: Here's What Happens If Theresa May Loses Rule nothing out. In the unlikely event that scores of MPs from across the political spectrum swing behind the embattled prime minister, it will allow the government to introduce the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill to the Commons either before Christmas or after recess (the holiday for parliament), in January
2018-12-06T14:52:59.158Z
Leicester City helicopter crash: Investigators reveal cause of disaster that killed five THE helicopter crash which killed the chairman of Leicster City Football Club Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others was caused by a pin that came loose in the tail rotor control mechanism. Mr Srivaddhanaprabha, employees Nursara Suknamai and Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and his partner, Izabela Roza Lechowicz - who was also a professional pilot - were all killed when the helicopter crashed close to the football club’s King Power Stadium on October 27 Last month, an preliminary report from the AAIB said the helicopter failed to respond to attempts from the pilot to turn left shortly after take-off
2018-12-06T14:24:29.531Z
Yellowstone volcano eruption: Steamboat Geyser is off the charts - Ties ERUPTION record YELLOWSTONE volcano’s Steamboat Geyser is erupting at unprecedented rates, matching decades-old records for the amount of scolding water spewed from the ground, park officials have revealed. However from March this year, the geyser has shown incredible and almost clock-like activity Park officials said earthquake sequences like this are common and account for about 50 percent of all seismic activity in the park Yellowstone earthquake activity currently remains at background levels
2018-12-06T14:24:28.422Z
At least four killed in Cyprus flooding At least four people were killed in flooding in northern Cyprus as hail and rain... Further bad weather was expected on Thursday, with the met office issuing a severe alert warning for the next 24 hours In minutes, it’s gone from beautiful sunshine to freezing cold with rumbles of thunder in the distance, one northern Cyprus resident said Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2018-12-06T14:03:11.183Z
27 Problem-Solving Products You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner Smart finds you didn't know you needed. Within a minute of applying this bait, roaches were crawling out of every crack and crevice in the home, literally crawling over each others' bodies to get a taste of this stuff It does take a bit of time if you're doing a larger area Check out BuzzFeed Reviews to find the best things for every budget!
2018-12-06T14:01:22.565Z
I Grew Up In A Religious Doomsday Cult. Here's How I Finally Got Out. Our leader believed the Great Apocalypse would arrive in 1993. We continued to try to keep the daily routine we’d followed when we lived communally in the Children of God’s compound Do you have a personal story you’d like to see published on HuffPost Find out what we’re looking for here and send us a pitch! Download
2018-12-06T14:00:35.259Z
The best way out of the Brexit mess Parliament cannot agree on what kind of Brexit the people want. Rather than guess, it should ask them Still, even on the most generous assumptions, it is reasonable to question whether the will of the people is on the side of this pale shadow of the prospectus touted in 2016 But now that they know what Brexit really means, they deserve the chance to say whether they still want it
2018-12-06T13:55:52.715Z
Analysis | The Energy 202: Carbon emissions were flat only two years ago. Not anymore. Things are worse than we thought. THE LIGHTBULB Smoke and steam billows from Belchatow Power Station, Europe's largest coal-fired power plant operated by PGE Group, near Belchatow, Poland He published an op-ed ON EARTH DAY praising the benefits of fossil fuels A freak of meteorology, it would annihilate everything in its path, uprooting trees and crumpling electrical towers
2018-12-06T13:48:12.812Z
‘Milestone’ Yemen peace talks begin as UN warns of famine risk Nearly four years into civil war, tens of thousands have been killed in the fighting and more 22 million people rely on some sort of food assistance After an intense battle last month, fighting in Hodeidah has calmed down and both sides have reinforced their positions The UN hopes a full-scale assault on the city can be averted It will allow thousands of families to be reunited, and it is product of very effective, active work from both delegations
2018-12-06T13:32:19.727Z
US sails warship near Russia-claimed waters in Sea of Japan to challenge 'excessive maritime claims' Freedom of navigation operation was first in area since 1987, when Soviet Union claimed waters, US Navy official says Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in northeastern Australia as bushfires raged across the state amid a scorching heatwave AFP/Getty 8/50 28 November 2018 A child waits to receive free bread by a local charity bakery amid a severe shortage of food in Sana'a, Yemen
2018-12-06T13:32:17.602Z
US weather forecast: North Carolina to be hit by HUGE Winter Storm and historic snow NORTH CAROLINA could be hit by a potentially historic winter storm this weekend bringing as much as a foot of snow. Temperatures across the weekend could drop to freezing or just below say forecasters Do not burn charcoal indoors Use an NOAA Weather Radio or monitor local news media for changing weather conditions Keep alternative heating sources and fire extinguishers on hand
2018-12-06T13:30:22.369Z
Party invite by girl, 15, sparks fears of a RIOT in small Dutch town The viral party invitation prompted the mayor in Cuijk, southeast Netherlands, to issue a warning that police would stop anyone coming to the village 'with the wrong intentions'. An unknown person set up an open Facebook event for a party at the girl's address this Friday, named Project X Katwijk after the American comedy film about a houseparty that gets out of hand 'I speak on behalf of the community of Cuijk - and in particular the troubled residents of the parish of Katwijk - when I say that our commitment is and remains to ensure that people from outside Cuijk, who come on Friday with wrong intentions, are stopped
2018-12-06T13:26:57.890Z
Major search underway after two US planes crash into Pacific Ocean Rescuers have so far found two of the seven crew members At least 17 people died after the derailment CNA/AFP/Getty 47/50 20 October 2018 US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One after a Make America Great rally in Mesa, Arizona on October 19, 2018 More than 50,000 US troops are based in Japan under the bilateral security pact
2018-12-06T13:11:12.841Z
Lena Dunham admits she lied to discredit actor Aurora Perrineau rape accusation 'Girls' creator revealed she did not have the 'insider information' she claimed to be privy to when she published a statement on Perrineau's allegation against writer Murray Miller At least 17 people died after the derailment CNA/AFP/Getty 47/50 20 October 2018 US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One after a Make America Great rally in Mesa, Arizona on October 19, 2018 Not just you and I but all of us, living in the gray space between admission and vindication
2018-12-06T13:07:30.249Z
UK weather: Cold snap and snow to FREEZE Britain next week as temperatures plunge A FREEZING spell of weather is forecast to send temperatures plummeting and unleash snow in parts of the UK next week in the wake of storm chaos. A danger to life warning for very strong winds has been issued by the Met Office covering parts of Northern Ireland, northern England, Scotland and Wales Some unsettled milder spells are likely, more especially from late next week onwards Flying debris blown by strong winds reaching 80mph in places could cause injuries and pose a danger to life in some cases, according to Met Office advice
2018-12-06T12:49:18.626Z
Rescue operation launched to save stranded British yachtswoman Susie Goodall A rescue operation is now underway to save a British yachtswoman who has become stranded thousands of miles from land during a round-the-world race. A rescue operation is now underway to save a British yachtswoman who has become stranded thousands of miles from land during a round-the-world race The Chilean authorities are coordinating a rescue effort, and have requested assistance from a ship 480 miles South West of Susie's position
2018-12-06T12:43:47.836Z
How An Iconic Photo Changed Our Relationship To The Planet The image, captured by astronauts orbiting the moon 50 years ago, forced us to come to terms with Earth's fragility — and the importance of protecting th... 1968 was a crazy year, its events moving at a horrific pace Some of the islands of the Pacific have begun to disappear below rising seas The great forests that covered South America and Africa are shrunken and ragged But there was so, so much beauty there, and there’s still so much left ― for now
2018-12-06T12:39:52.073Z
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, AAPL, TSLA, MAR) | Markets Insider Canada arrested Huawei's CFO, and the US is seeking to extradite her Hong Kong's Hang Seng (-2.47%) led the losses in Asia and Britain's FTSE (-2.6%) trails in Europe The strong US dollar needs to weaken in order to save the stock market, and there are four ways that can happen, according to Vincent Deluard, macro strategist at FCStone
2018-12-06T12:39:23.704Z
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper staffs up for possible 2020 bid Colorado Democrat has already launched a political action committee that allows him to raise money nationally Hickenlooper was a laid-off oil geologist who struck it rich founding a brewpub in downtown Denver That kind of stuff, there's a certain amount of poetry to it and I'm not much of a poet, but if there wasn't stuff to be learned, how much fun would it be
2018-12-06T12:32:47.447Z
Harvey Weinstein tells friends he's had ‘one hell of a year’ in leaked email Message released as former Hollywood producer’s lawyers wage campaign to discredit sexual assault accusers She subsequently went to meet him and found him naked in the bath and invited her to get naked and get into the bath with him, she told the New York Times The emails from Harvey have to be viewed from the perspective of someone who is very distressed, Mr Brafman said This was not an aggressive move by Harvey Weinstein
2018-12-06T12:30:37.385Z
Pueblo Sin Fronteras uses caravans to shine light on the plight of migrants — but has that backfired? Pueblo Sin Fronteras, the group that started the trend of migrant caravans to the border, has drawn attacks from the right and left, with with some former allies saying it is using migrants to advance its political agenda and is spurring harsher immigration enforcement. During the processions, Central Americans would march together several miles at a time, a symbolic re-creation of the Stations of the Cross meant to call attention to increasingly harsh immigration enforcement by Mexican authorities Times staff writer Matt Pearce in Los Angeles and Cecilia Sanchez of The Times’ Mexico City bureau contributed to this report
2018-12-06T12:12:34.221Z