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Four people killed in horror collision between auto and lorry

Four people killed in horror collision between auto and lorry It is understood the vehicle was travelling in convoy with another auto when the tragedy occurred. The road has been closed to allow for a Forensic Collision examination, and will remain closed until at least lunchtime. The road is now closed and diversions are in place as gardai examine the scene. They are investigating if the driver of the vehicle attempted to turn on the road just before th... [Full Article...]

NASA fires Voyager 1's engines for the first time in 37 years

NASA fires Voyager 1's engines for the first time in 37 years Voyager is now 13 billion miles from Earth, with transmissions taking 19 hours and 35 minutes each way . Launched in August and September of 1977, both Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 continue to communicate with Earth via the Deep Space Network . [Full Article...]

Spain drops European arrest warrant for sacked Catalan leader

Spain drops European arrest warrant for sacked Catalan leader While the separatists are united against what they say is "repression" from Madrid , they are divided over the future of their region. "We have it in our hands to end the independence movement and start a new era for Catalonia ". The CIS survey said the poll had a margin of error of two percentage points. It said 3,000 people were quizzed via telephone calls from November 23 to 27. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation declares nine USA media outlets 'foreign agents'

Russian Federation declares nine USA media outlets 'foreign agents' Justice Department last month as a foreign agent following a demand from Washington. A committee at the State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, on Monday recommended a ban. Last week, RT America was stripped of its press credentials for working in the Capitol Hill due to its "foreign agent" status. A key difference between the USA action against RT.com and Russia's retaliatory... [Full Article...]

Sunil Gulati may not run for US Soccer presidency

Sunil Gulati may not run for US Soccer presidency U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati announced Monday he will not seek re-election in February. As things stand, Gulati is one of eight candidates officially in the mix to run for the presidency in 2018, including former NBC Sports soccer analyst Kyle Martino and ex-USMNT players Eric Wynalda and Paul Caligiuri. [Full Article...]

Assassin's Creed Origins getting 'nightmare' difficulty, horde mode and ... chocobos?

Assassin's Creed Origins getting 'nightmare' difficulty, horde mode and ... chocobos? The second new quest remains a surprise, with Ubisoft remaining tight-lipped. Additionally, the update expands the Heka Chest offerings by adding new Nightmare and First Civ items. In Trials of the Gods, Sekhmet, the warrior goddess with a cat head will round out the trilogy of Gods - after Anubis and Sobek - ready to face down Bayek. [Full Article...]

Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill

Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill Concerned? Excited? What might the bill mean for you in the short and long-term? But since Republicans hold a 52-seat Senate majority, they can still pass the legislation, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a tie, provided they lose no more than two votes . [Full Article...]

Quentin Tarantino developing 'Star Trek' movie with JJ Abrams

Quentin Tarantino developing 'Star Trek' movie with JJ Abrams Deadline broke the story, and reported that the plan is to assemble a writers room of screenwriters to work on Tarantino's Star Trek idea and turn it into a screenplay. The plan now involves assembling a group of writers to hear Tarantino's story and try to develop a script for a potential film. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Star Trek as we learn it. [Full Article...]

San Marcos mourns first officer killed in line of duty

San Marcos mourns first officer killed in line of duty According to Chief Stapp, Officer Copeland had served with the San Marcos Police Department since 1998, who said he often worked on his days off to provide for his kids and because he knew SMPD was shorthanded. Once medically stable, Chief Stapp said the suspect will be taken into custody. The suspect, wounded at least once by gunfire, surrendered after a short standoff and was taken to a hospit... [Full Article...]

Red Flag Warning all week - high fire danger

Red Flag Warning all week - high fire danger The Ventura County Fire Department was requesting help from surrounding firefighting agencies, and numerous strike teams of engines and other resources were on order or en route to the blaze. The winds will blow 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph, and isolated gusts of 70 to 80 mph at a few of the county's highest peaks. Isolated gusts up to 70 to 80 miles per hour are possible on Tuesday and Thurs... [Full Article...]

Cryptocurrency Backed By Oil To Be Created By Venezuela

Cryptocurrency Backed By Oil To Be Created By Venezuela However, opposition leaders in Venezuela aren't convinced it'll solve the country's problems, as they say the petro needs congressional approval, and some have cast doubt on whether it will ever see the light of day, taking into account the country's situation. [Full Article...]

ABC News Suspends Brian Ross For Flynn Report

ABC News Suspends Brian Ross For Flynn Report The report raised the specter of Trump's impeachment and sent the stock market plummeting. ABC said that the Flynn confidant cited in its initial report "later clarified that during the campaign, Trump assigned Flynn and a small circle of other senior advisers to find ways to fix relations with Russian Federation and other hot spots". [Full Article...]

United Nations political chief to visit North Korea

United Nations political chief to visit North Korea The invitation to Feltman originally came on the sidelines of the opening of the U.N. General Assembly in September, but the trip was not confirmed until Saturday, he said. Feltman will be the first top United Nations official to visit North Korea since former Undersecretary General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe went there in February 2010. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court hears arguments in New Jersey's case to legalize sports betting

Supreme Court hears arguments in New Jersey's case to legalize sports betting The U.S. Supreme Court could be on the verge of making legal sports gambling possible in states like NY. Sports league attorney Paul Clement claimed that New Jersey is allowed to repeal its prohibitions on sports betting and therefore is not commandeered by the federal government. [Full Article...]

Cyclone Ockhi: Rescue ops to continue till all fishermen brought back

Cyclone Ockhi: Rescue ops to continue till all fishermen brought back The NCMC is continuously monitoring the situation and have assured states all help in dealing with it, officials said. Rescue teams from Kerala and Tamil Nadu stepped up efforts on Saturday to trace fishermen reported missing after Cyclone Ockhi , even as protests continued in coastal areas over the tardy response of government agencies. [Full Article...]

United States top court lets Trump's latest travel ban go into full effect

United States top court lets Trump's latest travel ban go into full effect The court stayed October rulings from two lower courts that had blocked implementation of the open-ended ban on visitors from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen while legal challenges to it continued. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor would have left the lower court orders in place. Unlike the earlier bans that were temporary, the latest ban is "an indefinite one,... [Full Article...]

Mattis tells Pakistan it 'must redouble' internal counterterrorism efforts

Mattis tells Pakistan it 'must redouble' internal counterterrorism efforts Matters of mutual interest, including the USA policy in South Asia and Afghan peace efforts, were discussed during the meeting with Prime Minister Abbasi, according to Geo News. The top USA commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, said last week that Pakistan had yet to take significant actions against the groups and that senior Taliban leadership resides in Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Sacramento lobbyist names state assemblyman she says assaulted her in a bathroom

Sacramento lobbyist names state assemblyman she says assaulted her in a bathroom Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, in 2008 when Dababneh was Sherman's district director. Pamela Lopez claims the lawmaker cornered her in a bathroom previous year in a Las Vegas hotel, dropped his trousers and asked her to touch him. and those moments were so debilitating because I was aware of my own powerlessness to do anything", she said. "It was a terrifying experience". Tony Mendoza, D-Artesi... [Full Article...]

Manafort Broke Gag Order, Ghost Wrote Op-Ed With Kremlin Connected Colleague

Manafort Broke Gag Order, Ghost Wrote Op-Ed With Kremlin Connected Colleague Federal prosecutors asserted Monday that a longtime associate of Paul Manafort , the former chairman of President Trump's campaign, has been "assessed to have ties" to Russian intelligence - the first time the special counsel has alleged a Trump official had such contacts. [Full Article...]

Will Lincoln lose its Toys 'R' Us store?

Will Lincoln lose its Toys 'R' Us store? Alvarez & Marsal is serving as restructuring advisor to Toys R Us UK and Kirkland & Ellis is serving as principal legal counsel to the company. The firm said it anticipated redundancies among its workforce of 3,200 but did not give a specific number. [Full Article...]


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