» Voice of America: Your Flight’s Seat-Back Screen May Be Watching You
22/02/19 21:12 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Now there is one more place where cameras could be watching you — from 30,000 feet. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines and Singapore Airlines have cameras, and it's likely they are also ...

» Reuters: World News: U.S. threatens new sanctions on Venezuela if aid convoys blocked-official
22/02/19 21:11 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The U.S. government could announce new sanctions to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as early as next week unless his military defies orders to block convoys of humanitarian aid planned for this weekend, a senior administrati...

» BBC News - World: Trump announces Kelly Knight Craft as UN ambassador pick
22/02/19 21:10 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The US president plans to nominate Kelly Knight Craft, after his previous pick Heather Nauert withdrew. BBC News - World

» Voice of America: Virgin Galactic Takes Crew of 3 to Altitude of 55 Miles
22/02/19 21:09 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Virgin Galactic's spacecraft reached an altitude of more than 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) on Friday, carrying for the first time a passenger in addition to its two pilots. SpaceShipTwo, built by British billionaire Richard Branson to carr...

» World: Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim’s possible arrival route
22/02/19 21:02 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Vietnam has announced an unprecedented traffic ban along a possible arrival route of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of his second summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi next week World

» FOX News: Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim's possible arrival route
22/02/19 21:00 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Vietnam has announced an unprecedented traffic ban along a possible arrival route of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of his second summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi next week, state media reported. FOX News

» Reuters: World News: Japan's crown prince says thoughts of future 'make me solemn'
22/02/19 20:50 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Japan's crown prince Naruhito, who is set to ascend the Chrysanthemum throne in two months, turned 59 on Saturday and said the thought of the future made him solemn but he intended to pattern his reign after that of his father. Reuters: ...

» Voice of America: US-China Trade Hopes Lift Stocks
22/02/19 20:43 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Stocks rose in major markets around the world Friday on bets of progress in trade talks between China and the United States, while crude futures hit their highest level in more than three months supported by ongoing supply cuts.  U.S. Pr...

» Reuters: World News: Sudan's Bashir declares state of emergency, dissolves government
22/02/19 20:37 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, facing the country's biggest popular protests since he came to power 30 years ago, declared a one-year state of emergency on Friday and called on parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would...

» Voice of America: Kurds Laud US Decision to Keep Some Troops in Syria
22/02/19 20:25 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Kurdish groups fighting Islamic State militants in Syria welcomed the U.S. decision to keep up to several hundred troops in Syria, saying the move would be crucial to keeping peace in the region. The White House announced Thursday that i...

» Reuters: World News: Wife of Guatemalan president investigated for cashing illegal checks: prosecutor
22/02/19 20:24 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The wife of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will be investigated on suspicion of cashing illicit checks made out to her and her husband totaling more than $30,000, the country's top prosecutor said on Friday. Reuters: World News

» FOX News: 2 more charged in gang-linked murder in NYC subway station
22/02/19 20:22 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Prosecutors say two more MS-13 gang members have been charged in a killing on a New York City subway platform. FOX News

» Reuters: World News: Haiti police fire rubber pellets at mourners as protests resume
22/02/19 20:21 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Haitian police wary of renewed unrest after days of nationwide protests fired tear gas and rubber pellets on Friday to disperse about 200 protesters and mourners carrying the casket of a man killed last week in anti-government riots. Reu...

» Reuters: World News: After false start, Nigerians focus on economy in tight presidential vote
22/02/19 20:16 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's hold on power faces a strong challenge on Saturday in a delayed election that hinges on the fate of the economy, Africa's biggest. Reuters: World News

» Top stories - Google News: Dragon aces final NASA review, now set for test flight on March 2 - Ars Technica
22/02/19 20:12 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Dragon aces final NASA review, now set for test flight on March 2    Ars Technica NASA and SpaceX Discuss Launch Plans for 1st Crew Dragon Spaceship Today    Space.com NASA clears SpaceX test flight to space station &...

» FOX News: Amy Schumer cancels remaining comedy tour dates due to intense pregnancy struggles
22/02/19 20:11 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Amy Schumer has had a really tough pregnancy. FOX News

» FOX News: Florida firefighters buy microwave for member of ‘the greatest generation,’ department says
22/02/19 20:11 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
A Florida fire department took to Facebook on Thursday to highlight an act of kindness carried out by some of their firefighters for a “member of ‘The Greatest Generation.’” FOX News

» World: Police: 50 die from tainted liquor in India’s Assam state
22/02/19 20:09 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Indian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in the country’s remote northeast. World

» Reuters: World News: Trump adviser Bolton cancels trip to South Korea to focus on Venezuela: spokesman
22/02/19 20:03 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton has canceled plans to travel to South Korea ahead of next week's summit in Hanoi aimed at addressing North Korea's nuclear program, Bolton's spokesman Garrett Marquis sa...

» Deutsche Welle from Michael_Novakhov (6 sites): Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Top Stories: Daimler, BMW invest $1 billion in ride-sharing venture
22/02/19 20:00 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
German car giants BMW and Daimler have announced a $1 billion investment in a joint ride-hailing and carsharing business. The automakers said they want to "establish a new player" to rival services from firms like Uber. Deutsche Welle: D...

» Deutsche Welle from Michael_Novakhov (6 sites): Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Business: Daimler, BMW invest $1 billion in ride-sharing venture
22/02/19 20:00 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
German car giants BMW and Daimler have announced a $1 billion investment in a joint ride-hailing and carsharing business. The automakers said they want to "establish a new player" to rival services from firms like Uber. Deutsche Welle: D...

» FOX News: Two sons of 'El Chapo' indicted on drug conspiracy charges, remain fugitives
21/02/19 19:36 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Two of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's sons have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges, less than a month after the Mexican kingpin was found guilty of running a drug cartel. FOX News

» World: Deadly Bangladesh fire shows lapses in development
21/02/19 19:31 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
A fire that killed at least 67 people in the oldest part of Bangladesh’s capital shows the lapses in public safety that still plague the South Asian country despite its rapid economic growth World

» Reuters: World News: Israel set to join elite lunar club with first mission to moon
21/02/19 19:30 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Israel's first spacecraft built to land on the moon was set for launch on Thursday from Florida on a mission that, if successful, would make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to achieve a controlled touchdown on the lunar surface. ...

» FOX News: IRS employee accused of leaking Michael Cohen's bank records to Michael Avenatti
21/02/19 19:30 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
A veteran IRS employee has been charged with leaking the banking records of President Trump's onetime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, federal prosecutors announced T...

» World: AP Photos: Historic Bangladesh district razed by deadly fire
21/02/19 19:20 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
AP Photos: Charred buildings are all that remain of sections of a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh’s capital, where a late-night fire raced through narrow alleys and killed dozens of people World

» FOX News: Jussie Smollett returns to 'Empire' set after arrest for alleged staged attack
21/02/19 19:19 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Jussie Smollett has returned to the Chicago set of "Empire" hours after posting bail on a felony disorderly conduct charge. FOX News

» Voice of America: Searing Testimony Heard at Vatican Sex Abuse Summit
21/02/19 19:17 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The day began with an African woman telling an extraordinary gathering of Catholic leaders that her priestly rapist forced her to have three abortions over a dozen years after he started violating her at age 15. It ended with a Colombian...

» Reuters: World News: U.S. to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout
21/02/19 19:11 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House said on Thursday, as President Donald Trump pulled back from a complete withdrawal. Reut...

» FOX News: Gayle King reveals why Meghan Markle didn’t open gifts at NYC baby shower
21/02/19 19:11 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Meghan Markle received a number of gifts at her New York baby shower but refrained from opening any of them – going against traditional baby shower etiquette in the process. FOX News

» Top stories - Google News: Galaxy Fold outdoes the iPhone XS. Here's why you still won't buy one - CNET
21/02/19 19:11 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Galaxy Fold outdoes the iPhone XS. Here's why you still won't buy one    CNET Commentary: Unless you're crazy rich and have phones to spare, the foldable device may not be for you. View full coverage on Google News Top stories ...

» FOX News: Consumer Report drops Tesla Model 3 recommendation due to reliability issues
21/02/19 19:10 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Still the most satisfying car. FOX News

» Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: U.S.: 200 ‘Peacekeeping’ Troops To Stay In Syria After Pullout
21/02/19 19:10 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The United States says it will at least temporarily leave 200 “peacekeeping” troops in Syria after a planned pullout of the main U.S. force from the war-torn country. Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

» Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: Moldova’s Dodon: EU Uncertainty Highlights Need To Keep Close Russia Ties
21/02/19 19:06 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Moldovan President Igor Dodon says his country needs to maintain good relations with Russia amid uncertainty about the future of the European Union. Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

» FOX News: Pennsylvania landfills raise a stink in a New Jersey town
21/02/19 19:05 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
When asked to describe their town, residence in Bordentown, New Jersey have three things to say quaint, close-knit, and stinky. FOX News

» Voice of America: Waiting for Final Mueller Report? It May Be Short on Detail
21/02/19 19:04 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Robert Mueller's Russia investigation has to end with a report. But anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump, Russian election interference and all the juicy details uncovered over the past 21 months could end up di...

» CNN.com - RSS Channel - World: Venezuela is closing its border with Brazil. Is Colombia next?
21/02/19 19:01 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland...

» FOX News: Andrew McCarthy: Indict the ‘ISIS Bride’
21/02/19 18:59 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The Justice Department should file an indictment against "ISIS bride" Hoda Muthana for treason, material support to terrorism, and any other readily provable offenses. FOX News

» Reuters: World News: Mexico's national guard won't be military-led, in government step-down
21/02/19 18:57 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Mexico's Senate on Thursday approved President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's plan to create a new national guard, a central plank of the government's strategy to subdue gang violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives over the p...

» Top stories - Google News: Boeheim Timeline: From big win over Louisville to tragic accident on I-690 - CNYcentral.com
21/02/19 18:55 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Boeheim Timeline: From big win over Louisville to tragic accident on I-690    CNYcentral.com In a matter of hours, Syracuse men's basketball Coach Jim Boeheim went from a celebratory win at the Carrier Dome to being involved in...

» Deutsche Welle from Michael_Novakhov (6 sites): Deutsche Welle: Colombia to demolish Pablo Escobar's former fortress home
21/02/19 18:51 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The former stronghold of late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is to be demolished. Authorities in the city of Medellin plan to replace the building with a park dedicated to the victims of narcotics trafficking. Deutsche Welle Deutsche ...

» Deutsche Welle from Michael_Novakhov (6 sites): Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Top Stories: Colombia to demolish Pablo Escobar's former fortress home
21/02/19 18:51 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The former stronghold of late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is to be demolished. Authorities in the city of Medellin plan to replace the building with a park dedicated to the victims of narcotics trafficking. Deutsche Welle: DW.com -...

» FOX News: The Latest: Case dismissed amid review of Houston cop's work
21/02/19 18:46 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The Latest on the fallout following a deadly drug raid in Houston (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Prosecutors have dismissed one of the cases being re-examined because they involved a Houston officer accused of lying in an affidavit that le...

» BBC News - World: AT&T and Hasbro pull YouTube ads over abuse claims
21/02/19 18:42 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Hasbro and Nestle also cut ties over fears paedophiles are leaving comments next to videos of children. BBC News - World

» News: Shamima Begum's family ask Home Secretary for help to bring her baby to Britain
21/02/19 18:40 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
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» FOX News: Polygraph launched probe of deputy suspected in sex assaults
21/02/19 18:39 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
A Nebraska sheriff's deputy charged with sexually assaulting a woman more than a decade ago now is linked to at least five other potential victims, and the investigation began with a polygraph test for a state patrol job he was seeking. ...

» Reuters: World News: Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid
21/02/19 18:39 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro threatened to close the border with Colombia on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido and some 80 lawmakers ran a gauntlet of roadblocks trying to get to the frontier to receive humanitarian aid. Re...

» FOX News: 'The Haunting of Hill House' returning to Netflix for second season
21/02/19 18:37 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
"The Haunting of Hill House" will be returning for a second season — but with a new title, and a new format. FOX News

» Reuters: World News: U.S. to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout: White House
21/02/19 18:34 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House said on Thursday. Reuters: World News

» FOX News: Ex-Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling released from federal custody
21/02/19 18:32 from 1. World from mikenova (21 sites)
Former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been released from federal custody. FOX News

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