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A look at peace deal between Colombia and FARC rebels

A look at peace deal between Colombia and FARC rebels Presidential elections are scheduled for next March and as stipulated in the peace accord signed a year ago, the FARC will receive five seats each in the Senate and Congress, helping to cement the group's evolution from a military to a political force. [Full Article...]

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan An estimated 20 children were among the dead, provincial government spokesman Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan told Reuters . "At least 123 people were burnt alive and died on the spot while the injured were shifted to the district headquarters hospital and Victoria Hospital in Bahawalpur where the condition of majority is critical", Afzal said , adding that about 50,000 litres of fuel spilled from ... [Full Article...]

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Sells 4 Million Units

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Sells 4 Million Units The game is also rapidly becoming a major spectator sport, with up to 350,000 people watching the game on Twitch at its peak (the game is second only to mainstays Dota 2 and Counter-Strike). Apparently, a bug in the spawn table for loot boxes means that some items appeared more often or less often than the developers of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds first intended. [Full Article...]

Hedge fund star Dan Loeb bets $3.5 billion on Nestle

Hedge fund star Dan Loeb bets $3.5 billion on Nestle Daniel Loeb said his Third Point investment company paid $3.5 billion for a 1.3 percent stake in Nestle and demands changes to boost profits. The company, which makes coffee, candy, pet food, bottled water and prepared meals, said it was committed to its strategy under new Chief Executive Mark Schneider . [Full Article...]

Anonymous says NASA has evidence of aliens

Anonymous says NASA has evidence of aliens A YouTube account affiliated with the hacking group has released a video making the claim. The video itself references several recent big discoveries and quotes from NASA's associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate in Washington, Dr. [Full Article...]

Avis to manage Waymo's self-driving cars

Avis to manage Waymo's self-driving cars We refine Waymo technology through one billion miles of simulation testing each year, and our cars have self-driven over three million miles on public roads across four USA cities. The company says the collaboration is created to support Waymo's growing autonomous vehicle fleet and Waymo's public testing of its self-driving cars in Phoenix, Arizona. [Full Article...]

Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Health insurers Anthem and MDwise are both withdrawing from the ACA's IN marketplace next year. Two companies - Anthem and Delta Dental - plan to offer dental insurance. Jon Erpenbach, D-Middleton, pointed out following the Anthem announcement, the insurance industry itself has called the continued Trump administration threats to eliminate Obamacare insurance subsidies "the single most destabi... [Full Article...]

No evidence NSW shooting victim was bikie

No evidence NSW shooting victim was bikie AN outlaw bikie has been shot dead in what is believed to be a revenge attack over a wild State of Origin night gang brawl on the Tweed. Hall, who lived on the Gold Coast, was a known debt enforcer and Mongols bikie gang associate. An investigation into the shooting death of a man on the northern NSW border is continuing as police rule out claims the incident was related to a bikie gang brawl. [Full Article...]

NDP put no confidence motion forward, call on Clark to support it

NDP put no confidence motion forward, call on Clark to support it Clark said it is her responsibility as the incumbent, and the leader with the most seats, to be prepared to govern if the B.C. Liberals survive a confidence vote on their throne speech . The bill would have included a total ban on corporate and union donations, as well as donations that are "in kind" (in the form of staff and resources). [Full Article...]

Indian hotel turns away woman because she was a 'single lady'

Indian hotel turns away woman because she was a 'single lady' The hotel policies say the hotel wouldn't be hosting a "single lady" which is why Nupur was denied of checking in the hotel that she actually booked in advance. "I am not ready to live in the fear of my safety anymore". While it does have the now-almost-standard policy of not allowing locals and unmarried couples it also goes further and refuses to accept single ladies too. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling

A number of congressional panels, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller, are investigating Russian interference in the election and any links to the Trump campaign. Former Obama administration officials told the Post that Obama failed to properly respond to the Russian threat. Trump's latest twist in his defense has taken a unique turn, with ... [Full Article...]

Trump dismisses obstruction of justice probe as 'phony story'

Trump dismisses obstruction of justice probe as 'phony story' The newspapers said special counsel Robert Mueller plans to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers and former NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett . It is believed that investigators have also been looking for any evidence of financial crimes among Trump associates. A source on Trump's legal team claimed the president was referri... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt

President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt As part of his probe into possible obstruction, Mueller has requested interviews with senior intelligence officials about their conversations with Trump, a former senior intelligence official with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to NBC News. [Full Article...]

Australia a nation changing fast: Census

Australia a nation changing fast: Census The highest rate of people who spoke only English at home was in Tasmania with 88 percent. Median Tasmanian rent was up 15 per cent to $230 per week. The nation is home to 24.4 million people, with 1.3 million new migrants calling Australia home since 2011. Second was Victoria with 5,926,624 people and third was Queensland with 4,703,193 people. [Full Article...]

London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP

London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP The chaos has also weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and the government may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament. Once inside the private meeting, May offered a message of conciliation to her MPs, according to those present. If they really wish to overcome the current turbulence and strike a good deal with the European Union, w... [Full Article...]

Gerry Adams: DUP deal "a blank cheque for a Tory Brexit"

Gerry Adams: DUP deal Her Conservative Party reached a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, or DUP , on Monday. We must hope that it has been properly fertilised and tended by the Conservative and DUP deal because everyone will be wanting a bite of its fruit. [Full Article...]

Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Senate Republicans released an updated version of the bill Monday: People who apply for insurance in the second half of the year after a gap in coverage wouldn't see insurance come into effect until six months after an application. "They're doing the same old Washington thing, throwing more money at the problem". "It is far from a flawless bill", Johnson told conservative talk radio host ... [Full Article...]

Brazilian superstar Alex Sandro agrees mega million deal to join Chelsea

Goal believe that the France worldwide is set to undergo a medical with the Premier League champions, and he could be unveiled as a Chelsea player late next week. "But at the moment there are no such situations and I hope nobody will leave". Southampton have insisted that they do not need to sell the Dutch defender, who has five years left on his deal, and reported Liverpool to the Premi... [Full Article...]

Dallas to Decline Option on Dirk Nowitzki, Sign New Deal with Veteran

Dallas to Decline Option on Dirk Nowitzki, Sign New Deal with Veteran But it sure sounds like two more years of Dirk Nowitzki is in the cards. ESPN reported that Nowitzki could sign another two-year deal but that the Mavericks will work with the future Hall of Famer on a contract of his liking. 9 overall in June of 1998. They haven't made it out of the first round (if they make the playoffs at all) since winning the championship in 2011. During his exit inte... [Full Article...]

Missing Charlotte Teen Recovered in Georgia

Missing Charlotte Teen Recovered in Georgia During the five-minute court appearance, he was read the charges against him and was also given a court-appointed attorney. Wysolovski will face a judge today, WSOC-TV reported . The FBI was offering a $15,000 for information leading to Burns' whereabouts, and media outlets are reporting the tipster came from an unlikely place: Romania. [Full Article...]


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