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China grounds flights as thick smog continues to choke

China grounds flights as thick smog continues to choke Despite months of efforts to hone its rapid response systems, air quality deteriorated in parts of the region on Tuesday, with the environment ministry warning that firms were flouting emergency restrictions. PM 2.5 levels hit 334 micrograms per cubic meter in Tianjin as of 4 p.m. local time, according to local environmental protection authorities. Officials with Beijing legal affairs committee ... Continua a leggere...

Björk Sounds Off on Music Industry Sexism in Open Letter

Björk Sounds Off on Music Industry Sexism in Open Letter Explaining that she feels there's "an enormous positive current in the sky, a flow w possible changes", Björk says there's still a huge problem with the media-at-large and the way it handles the work of female artists. "Men are allowed to go from subject to subject, do sci-fi, period pieces, be slapstick and humorous, be music nerds getting lost in sculpting soundscapes, but not women", she contin... Continua a leggere...

Sadiq Khan promises London bus drivers minimum £23000 salary

Drivers will also now be able to move between bus companies without having to take a pay cut. "For too long drivers with similar experience, often driving the same roads, but for different bus operators have had to endure huge variations in pay and conditions". Continua a leggere...

Louisiana State Police to Equip Troopers with Body Cameras

Louisiana State Police to Equip Troopers with Body Cameras Troopers will also continue to utilize their in-car cameras in conjunction with the body cameras, which are able to integrate with the TASER X2 now carried by Troopers. The statewide deployment will be the first of its kind among state public safety agencies in the country, according to the LSP. The limited rollout will test the process. Continua a leggere...

Berlin Police: Suspect We Arrested After Attack May Be The Wrong Guy

The notice said he could be "violent and armed" and offered a reward of up to 100,000 euros ($104,000). "We are still investigating in all directions". A policeman walks at the Christmas market near the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche (Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church), the day after an attack, in central Berlin , on December 20. Continua a leggere...

Reggio Emilia, operaio picchia la moglie davanti ai figli: arrestato

Reggio Emilia, operaio picchia la moglie davanti ai figli: arrestato La signora è stata condotta in ospedale e ricoverata con una prima prognosi di 45 giorni. Come accertato poi dai carabinieri, infatti, la donna era stata brutalmente pestata davanti ai figli minori dal marito che le aveva causato la frattura di una costola e della clavicola oltre alle evidenti ecchimosi nel volto in seguito ai pugni e agli schiaffi ricevuti. Continua a leggere...

Storm Barbara Promises A Blustery Christmas And Could Even Bring Snow

Storm Barbara Promises A Blustery Christmas And Could Even Bring Snow Snow levels will drop through the day Saturday , allowing for the Albuquerque metro area to have a shot at seeing some snow overnight Christmas Eve into early Christmas Day. However, many northern parts of the United Kingdom are also covered by a yellow "be aware" warning. If it makes you feel any better, it's an elaborate process for a single snowflake to form, let alone for many snowflake... Continua a leggere...

Rex Tillerson Represents A Major Test For Republicans

As reported by Süddeutsche Zeitung , the 2001 leaked document - a public registry - was part of 1.3 million files given to the German newspaper by an anonymous source. If just one Republican member and all Democrats gang up against Tillerson, they could sink his nomination before it even reaches the Senate floor. Those who have been critical of Mr Trump's nominee argue that Mr Tillerson has clo... Continua a leggere...

Investigate Russian meddling in U.S

Investigate Russian meddling in U.S Every American actually, I think, should be very angry about that. What an extraordinary time for our nation that there would even be a debate over whether Congress should investigate allegations that another nation attempted to influence our presidential election. Continua a leggere...

White House Staff pranks U.S President Obama with creepy snowmen

White House Staff pranks U.S President Obama with creepy snowmen In a recent interview President Barack Obama revealed an irrational fear of snowmen. First lady Michelle Obama then joked about putting one of the snowmen in their bedroom, to which Obama replied, "I would move". So, Friday a group of them - who weren't named in the post - moved and faced all four snowmen towards the Oval Office windows. But after attempting the feat, they realized Jack Frost ... Continua a leggere...

Mexico fireworks blast: Dozens killed and dozens injured in market explosion

Earlier in the day, State of Mexico chief prosecutor Alejandro Gomez said the death toll was 26 people. Some 13 children suffered burns to more than 90 percent of their bodies and were being sent to the U.S. It said 100 tons of fireworks were expected to be sold during the high season, which runs from August to New Year's. Christmas is a popular time for Mexicans to stock up on fireworks , ... Continua a leggere...

Broadband declared a basic service in Canada

Broadband access Internet service is now considered a basic telecommunications service for all Canadians, regardless whether they live in major urban centres or remote rural communities, Canada's national telecommunications regulator declared today. Continua a leggere...

Gunmen attack house of Afghan member of parliament

Gunmen attack house of Afghan member of parliament The attack again exposes continuing instability in Afghanistan, with regular strikes by suicide bombers and gunmen in recent months in Helmand and in Kabul. An Afghan security source confirmed to VOA the attackers have "possibly" taken hostages, including family members of Mer Wali and several guests who were at his house at the time. Continua a leggere...

Laura Boldrini in visita a Scampia: "La politica è lontana dalla gente"

Laura Boldrini in visita a Scampia: Questa è la sfida che lanciamo al Paese: stiamo andando bene con la sistemazione degli abitanti delle vele negli alloggi. Passeggio è infatti uno strenuo difensore del diritto al lavoro ed ad avere un tetto sopra la testa , richieste assolutamente legittime da qualunque parte la si guardi, e la sua presenza è stata motivata dalle ragioni della visita di Laura Boldrini a Scampia; una t... Continua a leggere...

Expect the Left to Go After Saraland Shooter

Expect the Left to Go After Saraland Shooter West said at approximately 11:40 a.m., Saraland police received a report of a domestic dispute at 1118 Martha Alleyn Drive. The officer was responding to a domestic call when the shooting occurred. Officials have also confirmed that both the suspect and the officer are in critical condition. "These officers were just doing their job". The Mobile County Sheriff's Office has since taken over the i... Continua a leggere...

Roma, finte consulenze Atac, a giudizio 3 ex manager

Roma, finte consulenze Atac, a giudizio 3 ex manager Secondo quanto ricostruito dall'accusa nella richiesta di rinvio a giudizio gli imputati si sarebbero riusciti ad accaparrare le ingenti risorse pubbliche indebitamente grazie alla "stipula di contratti di affidamento di consulenza e la disposizione di ordini di acquisto per attività, di mera facciata, con la società Pragmata srl ". Continua a leggere...

Man charged in MS church arson

Officials charged McClinton with one count of first-degree arson of a place of worship. The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reported that Andrew McClinton , who is African-American and is 45 years old, was arrested for the arson and graffiti of Hopewell Baptist Church, in which "Vote Trump" had also been written on the side of the building. Continua a leggere...

Watch Vanessa Marcotte's family issue a statement about her killing

Watch Vanessa Marcotte's family issue a statement about her killing Wednesday. "In her brief 27 years she had already achieved so much, but we know she had much more to do", Therrien said. "Not a day goes by we don't reflect on the enormity of our loss". The New York City resident grew up in Leominster, Mass., and was visiting her mother for the weekend. It is not clear what the family will say in the statement, but the Worcester County District Attorney's off... Continua a leggere...

Apparent road-rage shooting injures child in Portland

Apparent road-rage shooting injures child in Portland When the woman later drove past the suspect, he fired a shot into her vehicle, striking the girl. Medical personnel arrived and treated the victim for her superficial injury, according the police. Investigators are still trying to determine whether Constantine had a passenger at the time of the shooting and whether the driver or passenger fired the gunshot. Continua a leggere...

Atlanta Attorney To Be Charged in Wife's Shooting

Police spokesman Donald Hannah says McIver was expected to turn himself in Wednesday. Diane McIver, 63, died from a gunshot wound in September after her husband claimed that he accidentally shot her when he fell asleep with a gun in his lap in their SUV. Continua a leggere...


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