Saturday December 14-th, 2019

A Mockery of Science — Indian Science Congress A Mockery of Science — Indian Science Congress

He put it to an audience of teenagers that these were early test tube babies, claiming this proved stem cell research was prevalent in India thousands of years ago. The Indian Scientific Congress Association expressed "serious concern" at the remarks...

Suspect Arrested By Police — Surrey Train Stabbing Suspect Arrested By Police — Surrey Train Stabbing

Detective Chief Inspector Sam Blackburn said officers were "confident to say that this is not believed to be a random assault". "Passengers and members of the public can expect to see an increased presence by BTP and Surrey Police officers at Horsl...

'Don't feed the fatberg': Huge mass blocks English sewer 'Don't feed the fatberg': Huge mass blocks English sewer

But of course here at Vulture Central, we have our own Reg Standards Bureau full of much more relevant things to convert length into. "It is formed from everything that has been flushed or poured down the sinks of Sidmouth that shouldn't have been,...

Northeast 'bandh' on Tuesday against Citizenship Amendment Bill Northeast 'bandh' on Tuesday against Citizenship Amendment Bill

However, the protests against the Citizenship Bill by the BJP's allies in Northeast, especially in Assam, may dampen the hope of the party which is recovering from the recent loss in Assembly elections in three states and trying hard to keep its ...

Woman dies after being found unconscious in clothing donation bin Woman dies after being found unconscious in clothing donation bin

Firefighters had to free the woman, who was found partially stuck inside the bin. The death appears to be accidental, police told CBC . Attempts to resuscitate her were unsuccessful and she was pronounced dead at the scene. Last month, a man in We...

Suspect, 20, held over massive German politician data hack Suspect, 20, held over massive German politician data hack

The suspect was arrested in the German state of Hesse on Sunday as part of a joint investigation by Frankfurt's Attorney General, the Central Office for the Suppression of Cybercrime (ZIT) and the Federal Criminal Investigation Office. Fietz told rep...

Several academics arrested at Khartoum University as protests continue Several academics arrested at Khartoum University as protests continue

The villagers in Kohistan district, Badakhshan province, had dug a 60m-deep shaft in a riverbed and were using an excavator to look for gold. She also declined to give her full name for fear of arrest. Witnesses said security forces blocked Khartoum ...

Far-right MP 'beaten half to death' in assassination attempt in Germany Far-right MP 'beaten half to death' in assassination attempt in Germany

A member of Germany's parliament from the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD ) suffered serious injuries after he was attacked by three people in the northern city of Bremen Monday in what the party described as an "assassination attempt...

20 children injured in Chinese primary school attack 20 children injured in Chinese primary school attack

Three of them suffered serious injuries but they were not thought to be life-threatening and are in a stable condition. All of the injured children are receiving hospital treatment. "They were all younger students and were stabbed by an adult". Pol...

Man pleads guilty to killing 6 in between driving for Uber Man pleads guilty to killing 6 in between driving for Uber

Lastly he pleaded guilty to attempted murder for shooting 14-year-old Abby Kopf, who was critically hurt at the restaurant and underwent several surgeries, and Tianna Carruthers, who was shot in a Richland Township apartment parking lot, but was able...

Dancer who survived Boston Marathon bombing struck by vehicle Dancer who survived Boston Marathon bombing struck by vehicle

She was hit by a auto Saturday evening in Boston and already has undergone surgery, reports TMZ . Police said Sunday that Haslet's injuries weren't considered life-threatening. Three people died in the terror attack, and many others were injured. ...

Gov. Haslam grants executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown Gov. Haslam grants executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said Cyntoia Brown , now 30, had been given "too harsh" a sentence for the 2004 murder of a real estate agent in the city of Nashville. "My hope is to help other young girls avoid ending up where I have been", Brown ...

Leading Senate Democrats seek to block pro-Israel bill

It's sponsored by Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio and is similar to, though reportedly less extreme than, a measure introduced previous year by Democratic Senator Ben Cardin, which was met with condemnation from free speech advocates.

Park Service to tap into entrance fees to keep operating Park Service to tap into entrance fees to keep operating

Smith also thanked the Park Service employees who are now working at our national parks and memorials, as well as the partners, vendors and donors who have contributed time and money to help keep dozens of parks open during the shutdown. Daniel Smith...

Nail Salon Worker Killed by Customer in Latest ‘Salon Rage’ Incident Nail Salon Worker Killed by Customer in Latest ‘Salon Rage’ Incident

When her credit card was declined, she went to her auto, allegedly to get cash, and then suddenly took off. Salon owner Ngoc Q. Nguyen and her husband came running after her. "The female in front of the auto was thrown under the vehicle and later die...

American held in Russian Federation for spying is also British, Irish, Canadian American held in Russian Federation for spying is also British, Irish, Canadian

Also Saturday, the Foreign Ministry said it was seeking information about a Russian who was arrested December 29 in Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, a USA commonwealth in the Pacific. Paul Whelan... in return for Maria Butina? The forme...

Warren Bashes Banks and Billionaires in First 2020 Campaign Swing Warren Bashes Banks and Billionaires in First 2020 Campaign Swing

Officers say he tried to hit a Warren supporter with the banner and was taken into custody. Her husband declines a beer for himself. Arguing that Warren doesn't have what it takes to win in 2020, Cupp suggested on Saturday that Democrats need a...

Trump Says a Second North Korea Summit Is in the Works Trump Says a Second North Korea Summit Is in the Works

Kim is expected to meet again with both the US and South Korean presidents in the near future, and another visit to China has been seen as a possible move before those summits. -North Korea summit in Singapore. "We are negotiating a location", he t...

Yemen’s war rivals exchange artillery fire around port city Yemen’s war rivals exchange artillery fire around port city

United Nations spokesman Farhan Haq on Thursday confirmed the cessation of hostilities continued to hold in Hodeidah, despite mutual accusations of violations by the rebels and Saudi-backed government. But a precarious calm has held in the city s...

Venezuela's assembly rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term Venezuela's assembly rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

The high-ranking defection comes a day after Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly called Maduro's election in a vote last May illegitimate and declared its intention to create a transitional body to prepare for democratic elections.

Thousands March In Hungary Against New Labor Law Thousands March In Hungary Against New Labor Law

Union leaders in Hungary called on Saturday for a national strike and protests on January 19 to oppose labor code changes they see as a " slave law " harmful to workers. The law is dubbed "slave law" because it could allows employers to ask staff to ...

FDNY firefighter falls from bridge responding to accident FDNY firefighter falls from bridge responding to accident

The New York Fire Department is in mourning after a young, newly hired man fell to his death in the line of duty. It's unclear, though, if he knew the gap was there when he tried to go across. '#NYC will never forget your sacrifice, ' the tweet rea...

Trump holds firm on border wall, offers steel option as compromise Trump holds firm on border wall, offers steel option as compromise

Building a wall along the 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) US-Mexico frontier was a central plank in the 2016 election campaign of Trump, who has sought to equate immigrants with crime, drugs and gangs. In an interview on NBC, Republican Senator Susan ...

Authorities investigating disappearance of Quebec woman, Italian companion in Burkina Faso Authorities investigating disappearance of Quebec woman, Italian companion in Burkina Faso

Blais' family says she and Tacchetto were planning on driving to Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, where they meant to stay for a few days and possibly sell their vehicle before heading to neighbouring Togo. Blais and Tacchetto were reportedly on ...

5 teen girls killed in Poland fire 5 teen girls killed in Poland fire

A court decision is expected today on prosecutors' request that he be held for three months while the case proceeds. Five teenage girls were killed in an escape room fire in Poland. He was to be questioned. Attorneys for the man charged said he w...

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