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Trump Uses Florida School Massacre As Excuse To Attack FBIs Russia Probe

Trump Uses Florida School Massacre As Excuse To Attack FBIs Russia Probe

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In a tweet late Saturday, Trump said the agency’s failure was “very sad” and “not acceptable.” He also suggested the agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign.” “There is no collusion,” Trump claimed. “Get back to the basics and make us all proud!” he added. Trump’s post followed Friday’s indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian entities by a federal grand jury empaneled by special counsel Robert Mueller. The Russians are accused of meddling with the 2016 presidential election and looking to boost Trump’s campaign. Download
Lizzy Yarnold takes skeleton gold to make Winter Olympics history for Britain

Lizzy Yarnold takes skeleton gold to make Winter Olympics history for Britain

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Lizzy Yarnold overcame dizzy spells to win a second successive womens skeleton gold medal and become the first Briton to successfully defend a Winter Olympics title Lizzy Yarnold takes skeleton gold to make Winter Olympics history for Britain Laura Deas claims bronze after thrilling set of final runs First time Britain have won three medals in same day Sean Ingle in Pyeongchang Sat 17 Feb 2018 09.01EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close Lizzy Yarnold gives Britain first gold of 2018 Winter Olympics video Added Yarnold: I dreamt a couple of nights ago that we were both on the podium together, but I was too wo...
Welcome to Limassolgrad: the city getting rich on Russian money

Welcome to Limassolgrad: the city getting rich on Russian money

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The skyline in Cyprus is changing rapidly with rich Russians moving in to claim a little slice of the EU Welcome to Limassolgrad: the city getting rich on Russian money The skyline in Cyprus is changing rapidly with rich Russians moving in to claim a little slice of the EU Helena Smith in Limassol Last modified on Sat 17 Feb 2018 08.56EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp In the marina of the island states second largest city super-yachts are berthed in front of 15m villas. Photograph: f8grapher/Getty Images/iStockphoto Nearly five years on from Cypruss near financial collapse and bailout, Limassol is undergoing a property development boom fuelled by Russian money. In the marina of the island states second l...
13 Russian nationals indicted for interfering in US elections

13 Russian nationals indicted for interfering in US elections

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Video Special counsel indicts Russian nationals for meddling 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies have been charged in an elaborate plot to use social media and the internet to damage the American political system; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from the Justice Department. A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 13 Russians and three Russian companies for allegedly interfering in the 2016 presidential election, in a case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that detailed a sophisticated plot to wage “information warfare” against the U.S.  The Russian nationals are accused of setting a “strategic goal to sow discord in the U.S. political system, including the 2016 presidential election.” Th...
FDA Warns Of Possible Euthanasia Drug In Major Dog Food Brands

FDA Warns Of Possible Euthanasia Drug In Major Dog Food Brands

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The J.M. Smucker Company is voluntarily withdrawing shipments of several of its dog food brands, including Gravy Train, Kibbles ’N Bits, Ol’ Roy and Skippy. You can view a full list of the affected products here. The investigation found that “one brand repeatedly came back positive for pentobarbital” — Gravy Train. Amazon/Gravy Train Gravy Train 13.2 oz. with T-Bone Flavor Chunks is one of the varieties J.M. Smucker is withdrawing. The FDA wrote that its own “preliminary evaluation” of Gravy Train samples suggests that the drug is not present at high enough levels to pose a health risk, but food containing any amount of pentobarbital is considered adulterated. A spokeswoman for the J.M. Smucker Company told HuffPost that the company&rsq...
Man completes 20,000-mile pub adventure

Man completes 20,000-mile pub adventure

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Image copyright Ben Coombs Image caption The most northerly pub in the world in Pyramiden To find the most northerly and southerly pub, Mr Coombs looked for licensed premises where anybody could walk in off the street and buy a beer.Although there are bars in Antarctica they are located on bases and are not accessible to members of the public or are not licensed, he said. So Mr Coombs looked for the southernmost settlement outside Antarctica, and came across Puerto Williams in Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Image copyright Ben Coombs Image caption The journey involved 20,000 miles of driving and a range of road surfaces From Pyramiden, Mr Coombs drove his green 20-year-old TVR Chimaera, called Kermit, across Europe to Southampton from where the car was shipped to New York in Augus...
Fired Google Engineer Loses Diversity Memo Challenge

Fired Google Engineer Loses Diversity Memo Challenge

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Google’s firing of an engineer over his lawsuit accusing the internet giant of harassing him and others over their conservative political views. When he was dismissed in August, Damore accused Google of violating the employee right to engage in "concerted activity" to address workplace issues, a category which the labor board has found can include forms of activism ranging from lawsuits to strikes to social media posts.“Much of" Damore’s memo was probably protected under the law, the labor board’s attorney, Jayme Sophir, said in the Jan. 16 memo. But Sophir went on to find that Google discharged Damore only for his "discriminatory statements," which aren’t shielded by labor law.Because companies have a duty to comply with equal em...
Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Slams South, Central Mexico

Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Slams South, Central Mexico

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Mexico City (AP) -- A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee swaying buildings and office towers in the country's capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly quake five months ago. Crowds gathered on Mexico City's central Reforma Avenue as well as on streets in Oaxaca state's capital, nearer the quake's epicenter, which was in a rural area close to Mexico's Pacific coast and the border with Guerrero state. There were no immediate reports of deaths. "It was awful," said Mercedes Rojas Huerta, 57, who was sitting on a bench outside her home in Mexico City's trendy Condesa district, too frightened to go back inside. "It started to shake; the cars were going here and there. What...
Alleged Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz was reported to FBI, cops, school — but warning signs missed

Alleged Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz was reported to FBI, cops, school — but warning signs missed

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Video Could the FBI have stopped Nikolas Cruz? Parkland shooting suspect reportedly had ties white nationalist group called Republic of Florida and was reported to FBI last September. #Tucker Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered an "immediate review" after it emerged that the FBI had not acted on a recent tip that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz wanted to “kill people” and there was the “potential of him conducting a school shooting.” In a statement, the FBI admitted to receiving a call on Jan. 5 from a person close to Cruz who contacted the FBI through its Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to express concerns about his erratic behavior and disturbing social media posts. Video President Trump calls for he...
Baltimore County jury awards $37M to family of police shooting victim

Baltimore County jury awards $37M to family of police shooting victim

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Jury rules in favor of Korryn Gaines' family, awards them $37M: https://t.co/cipaA6oVKI— FOX Baltimore (@FOXBaltimore) February 16, 2018 It said jurors awarded more than $32 million to Kodi in damages, and $4.5 million to his sister Karsyn. The panel awarded about $300,000 apiece to Gaines' father, mother and to her estate. Gasps were heard in the courtroom when the jury forewoman read the decision, the Sun reported. Gaines' mother, Rhanda Dormeus, spoke to reporters through tears outside the courthouse. "This win is for all of my sisters in the movement who have lost their children to police violence," she said. "Some of them have never received justice, either criminally or civil. I just want to tell them that this win is for them." "This win is for all of my sisters in...
Apples New Spaceship Campus Has One Flaw  and It Hurts

Apples New Spaceship Campus Has One Flaw and It Hurts

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The centerpiece of Apple Inc.’s new headquarters is a massive, ring-shaped office overflowing with panes of glass, a testament to the company’s famed design-obsessed aesthetic. There’s been one hiccup since it opened last year: Apple employees keep smacking into the glass.Surrounding the building, located in Cupertino, California, are 45-foot tall curved panels of safety glass. Inside are work spaces, dubbed “pods,” also made with a lot of glass. Apple staff are often glued to the iPhones they helped popularize. That’s resulted in repeated cases of distracted employees walking into the panes, according to people familiar with the incidents.  Some staff started to stick Post-It notes on the...
At Florida hospital, Trump pays respects to shooting survivors and medical staff

At Florida hospital, Trump pays respects to shooting survivors and medical staff

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Video Trump thanks physicians who responded to Florida shooting President and first lady visit hospital where Parkland, Florida school shooting victims received treatment. President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital on Friday night to pay respects to survivors and medical professionals involved in this week’s school shooting massacre. The president and the first lady flew from Washington to Florida on Friday afternoon. "Incredible recovery," Trump said while at the hospital. "Incredible. And first responders. Everybody. The job they've done is incredible." "It's very sad something like that can happen," Trump said after being asked if he'd met with victims. "But the job the doctors did, the nurses, the hospital, first ...
Earthquake felt across parts of UK

Earthquake felt across parts of UK

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Roger Musson, from the BGS, said it was the largest earthquake in Britain for the last 10 years..He said it was "relatively shallow" for a larger British earthquake; they are usually around 15-20km deep. Skip Twitter post by @swpcardiff There has been a minor earthquake throughout South Wales....no need for you to contact the Emergency Services unless you have something to report ie:- injuries or damage. Hope this sets you minds at rest SWP— SW Police Cardiff (@swpcardiff) February 17, 2018 Skip Twitter post by @Wood485 Well this confirms it! 4.4 magnitude earthquake and we felt it during a talk on continental rifting up in Liverpool. What a place to feel it... in a room full of geologists! It’s like being around children at Christmas 😂😂😂 https://t...