Daily Archives: November 2, 2017

Poland seeks to ban Ukrainians with 'anti-Polish views'

Poland, Ukraine’s closest European neighbor and the destination for many crisis-hit Ukrainians in search of jobs, wants to ban those that exhibit “anti-Polish views,” Polish FM Witold Waszczykowski said. Speaking to state-run TVP1 broadcaster on Thursday, Waszczykowski said Poland will not let go of bitter historic issues like the slaughter of Poles by the Ukrainian SS Galicia division, even for ...

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Propane blast shoots flames above treetops in Georgia (VIDEO)

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 04:02 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 04:04 Residents of Douglasville, Georgia were evacuated and roads were cleared as emergency responders worked to extinguish a fire at a propane and gas company store, where loud explosions were heard earlier. Rick Martin, Deputy Communications Director for Douglas County, told Fox News that emergency responders received several reports ...

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Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account on their last day

President Trump’s infamous Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump went offline briefly on Thursday, setting forth a wave of confusion and emotions. If Trump’s Twitter is down, does this technically mean he’s no longer POTUS? I mean, it’s the only part of the job he pays attention to. — John Schindler (@20committee) November 2, 2017 Some wondered if Trump had been suspended for ...

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Feminist menstruation art provokes tension in Stockholm metro

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 03:06 A series of wall-sized black-and-white paintings of women spreading their legs wide to reveal a red splotch of period blood, on public display in Stockholm’s underground system, have proven divisive among passengers of various ages. Painted by feminist cartoonist Liv Stromquist, the posters, featuring female figure skaters doing leg lifts, dominate the platforms of ...

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Billionaire shuts down Gothamist & DNAinfo after journalists vote to unionize

Two of New York City’s top digital news outlets have been shuttered just days after reporters and editors voted to join a union. Roughly 115 journalists were laid off, and all of their online articles disappeared without warning. At 5:00pm Thursday, the sites that hosted the Gothamist and DNAinfo began redirecting readers to a statement written by Joe Ricketts, the ...

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Apple delivers on its much-hyped promise to Wall Street in spades

As Apple looks to set itself up to Wall Street as the de facto standard of what a smartphone can — and should — look like as consumer demand evolves over time, it was able for the large part to deliver on that claim as it showed up with a big beat in the fourth quarter. Apple had already set ...

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Explosion hits night club in Malmo, Sweden

A powerful explosion mangled the doors of a nightclub in Malmo, Sweden, on Thursday, but no casualties have so far been reported. The city has recently been hit by a series of blasts. A bomb squad and a team of technical specialists have been called to the Babel nightclub in central Malmo, police spokesman Magnus Lefèvre said, as cited by ...

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Trump says NY terrorist helped 23 others move to US, pushes to end migration lottery

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 02:27 US President Donald Trump is invoking Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Manhattan to pass the RAISE Act, which would terminate the Diversity Visa Program. Central to that effort is President Trump’s claim that suspected terrorist Sayfullo Saipov brought 23 Uzbeks with him under the Diversity Visa Program after he immigrated to the US in 2010. ...

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'Please Lord, stop': World is at war and heading into even greater conflict, Pope warns

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 01:49 Pope Francis has made an anti-war address while holding a Mass at a US military cemetery, warning that the world is sliding ever faster toward war. The speech was delivered Tuesday, on the Feast of All Souls Day, a Catholic Christian holiday to commemorate the dead. The Pope visited the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in ...

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Trump Twitter account taken down due to employee ‘error’

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 00:16 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 01:01 A Twitter employee deactivated President Donald Trump’s personal account, before it was brought back online 11 minutes later, the social media company said. Twitter said the incident, which occurred around 7:00pm Eastern time, was caused by “human error.” “We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to ...

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