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2 killed in San Diego after small plane crashes into house (VIDEO)

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 07:51 Two people have been killed and two others injured after a small plane crashed into a home in San Diego’s Clairemont neighborhood. The two survivors were taken to a nearby hospital with burn injuries. All four victims of the incident were on board the plane, local authorities said as cited by the local TV ...

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White House statement on Yemen violence overlooks US complicity

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 23:01 Edited time: 8 Dec, 2017 23:56 The White House has called on ‘all sides’ to cease fighting in Yemen, but failed to address the US role in the ongoing devastation in the Middle East’s poorest nation. US military support has been crucial in the Saudi-led war on Yemen. “The United States is gravely concerned ...

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US House ethics panel clears Nunes in Russiagate classified leak probe

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 03:02 The US House Ethics Committee has cleared Representative Devin Nunes (R-California) on a complaint that he leaked classified information. The surprise decision paves the way for the firebrand lawmaker to reassume chairing a House intelligence panel. The ethics committee said Thursday in a brief statement that it determined the Republican congressman did not disclose ...

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House committee grills FBI director: Did Trump–Russia dossier back a FISA warrant?

FBI Director Christopher Wray has declined to tell the House Judiciary Committee if he was prohibited from sharing documents that would show whether the notorious Steele dossier was used to obtain a FISA warrant to spy on the Trump campaign. Wray was appearing before the the House Judiciary Committee Thursday, after President Donald Trump’s recent tweet that the FBI’s reputation ...

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House passes 50-state gun carry permit reciprocity, intensifies nat’l background checks

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 00:43 Both pro and anti-gun control advocates are unhappy with a bill the US House passed to allow permitted gun owners to carry concealed handguns across state lines and also enhances the national background check system. The House bill passed Wednesday, 231-198, and follows two of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history. The ...

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Russian lower house bans reporters representing ‘foreign-agent’ media outlets

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 09:04 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 09:10 Russian lawmakers have passed a motion officially barring reporters working for media outlets recognized as foreign agents from entering the lower house of the country’s parliament as a symmetrical response to sanctions applied to RT in the US. The motion, prepared by the State Duma Regulations Committee, states ...

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‘House of Cards’ fans attack Anthony Rapp for ruining show with Spacey sex assault claims

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 00:25 Anthony Rapp, who stars in “Star Trek: Discovery” and was the first to come forward and accuse actor Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment, has been subjected to abuse online following the suspension of Netflix hit series “House of Cards.” Rapp told Buzzfeed on October 30 that Spacey made sexual advances toward him in 1986 ...

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Washington, DC police say no shooter near White House

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 20:34 Edited time: 1 Dec, 2017 20:48 Police in Washington, DC have declared an all-clear, after investigating an unconfirmed report of an active shooter just two streets over from the White House. The area was declared safe. The incident was reported at 1400 block of I Street NW, in the McPherson Square area, shortly after ...

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Russian lower house to ban access to all US reporters – lawmaker

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 11:03 The head of the State Duma Regulations Committee has said that the Russian Lower House will ban all visits by journalists working for US mass media. This is in reply to the US Congress’s hostile moves towards Russia’s RT America television. Read more “By our decision we are offering this move for the consideration ...

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Terrorists could use murderous robots to kill us all, experts tell House of Lords

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 18:01 Terrorists could soon use swarms of killer robots to launch lethal attacks against the West, the vice-president of a European defense giant has warned. Thales VP Alvin Wilby told a House of Lords committee that it’s only a matter of time. While a visit from Skynet’s T-800 Model 101 Terminator isn’t too likely, an ...

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