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October, 2017

  • 11 October

    Deadly fires ravage California’s wine country, leaving at least 15 dead, more than 180 missing

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The massive, fast-moving California wildfires that have killed at least 15 people came with hardly any warning, spreading into neighborhoods when residents had gone to bed, unaware that they would have to flee for safety. Many of them, officials said, have nothing left to come back to. Officials expect the death toll to rise and high winds in coming days could complicate efforts …

June, 2017

  • 29 June

    Who’s banned from entering the U.S. when Trump travel ban goes into effect?

    WASHINGTON — What is a bona fide relationship and why does it matter? It’s the basis for the implementation of the president’s travel ban, and after the Supreme Court’s ruling that the ban can be partially enforced, the Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a “close” family or business …

  • 16 June

    London fire: Protests grow as fire anger increases

    Protests are being held in London as residents demand support for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Between 50 and 60 people stormed Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall as members of the public said the homeless needed help “right now”. Crowds gathered outside a hall where PM Theresa May met survivors and protests have also been held at Downing …

  • 14 June

    At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Injured After London Apartment Complex Consumed By Flames

    Witnesses reported hearing screams and seeing people trapped in the high-rise. A fire broke out about 1 a.m. Wednesday at a high-rise apartment building in west London. Police said at least six people were dead and that the figure was “likely to rise.” At least 50 people were taken to area hospitals, authorities said. The cause of the fire is unknown …

  • 10 June

    What Jeremy Corbyn And The UK Election Should Teach Hillary Clinton — And Democrats

    Democrats must choose between being the party of the Good Aristocrats and the party that fights Authoritarians.   The international left is hailing the stunning performance of U.K. Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn in Thursday’s election as a political and ideological victory. It’s easy to understand the enthusiasm from self-described socialists: Corbyn’s controversial ascendancy to the head of his party …

  • 3 June

    US warns Beijing on South China Sea islands

    The US will not accept China’s militarisation of man-made islands in the South China Sea, Defence Secretary James Mattis has warned. Speaking at a security conference in Singapore, he said such moves undermined regional stability. China’s territorial claims in the resource-rich South China Sea are contested by several nations. At the same time, Gen Mattis praised Beijing’s efforts to restrain …

  • 2 June

    Paris climate deal: Dismay as Trump signals exit from accord

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the move “extremely regrettable”. She defended the accord, saying: “Nothing can and nothing will stop us.” Mr Trump said he was prepared to discuss a new deal, but key signatories to the accord quickly ruled that out. He said the deal “punished” the US and would cost millions of American jobs. “I was elected to …

May, 2017

  • 28 May

    Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris deal

    Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from US allies in recent days. The US president tweeted he would make his “final decision” on the Paris accord after his return to Washington. Mr Trump left the G7 summit in Sicily on …

  • 27 May

    British Airways: Computer problems cause flight delays

    Computer problems are causing delays for British Airways passengers worldwide, the airline has said. The carrier apologised for the “global system outage” and said it was “working to resolve the the problem as quickly as possible”. Heathrow Airport said it was “working closely” with BA to solve the issue. It is not known how many flights are affected but passengers …

  • 21 May

    Facebook will not delete videos of violent death, abortion and self-harm, leaked guidelines show

      By: Christopher Hope, chief political correspondent Kate McCann, senior political correspondent The Thelegraph 21 MAY 2017 • 8:45PM Facebook is refusing to delete videos and images of “violent death”, abortion and self-harm because the web giant does not want to censor its users, it has emerged. The American social media giant also allows people to live stream attempts to self-harm because …