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Iran Plane Crash Leads to Search-and-Rescue Effort at 14,500 Feet

World News (NY Times) - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 10:17pm
Because of bad weather conditions, the rescue teams have been unable to use helicopters to fly over the crash site, and its members have climbed Mount Dena in search of debris.

MSNBC’s Maddow shames Trump White House aides for admitting Florida massacre was an ‘awesome relief’

The Raw Story - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 10:14pm

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow blasted the Donald Trump White House on Monday for believing that the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland was a reprieve for the embattled administration. “The Washington Post has a stomach-churning story on the front-page of the web...

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25 things you absolutely need to know about Top Gear's 25th series

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:45pm
LeBlanc, Harris and Reid are back.

Is it too late to save local newspapers?

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:43pm
With more than 200 regional papers having closed since 2005, the government has launched a review of the industry.

Skateboarding like a girl: 'You should not be intimidated'

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:42pm
Nine-year-old Lola is about to unleash her secret weapon at a skateboarding competition.

‘There are kids that are dead’: Parkland survivors rip Trump aide who called shooting a ‘reprieve’ from White House drama

The Raw Story - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:36pm

Two of the survivors of the horrific shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school seemed stunned and then hit back at a Trump aide who reportedly said White House staffers were happy for the “reprieve” the massacre gave them from having to put out White House fires created the president ...

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'Upskirting' should be criminal offence, campaigners say

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:35pm
Campaigners say the law needs to change to make it easier for police to take action.

‘Simply not true’: Watch Anderson Cooper take apart Trump’s entire ‘factually-challenged weekend Twitter rampage’

The Raw Story - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:26pm

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper questioned the ‘humanity’ of President Donald Trump after the White House’s ham-handed response to the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. “Good evening, President Donald Trump went on a Twitter rampage over the we...

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London's power

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:09pm
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".

Winter Olympics: GB men's curlers crush Norway to boost semi-final hopes

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:07pm
Kyle Smith says the 10-3 victory over Norway was Team GB's "best performance so far" as they took a huge step towards the semi-finals.

International Development Committee to quiz Oxfam bosses

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:04pm
Committee to quiz charity chief amid criticism over it handling of sexual misconduct claims by staff.

10 David Brents - and more on the way...

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 8:37pm
The Office is to get an Indian spin-off - we take a look at the different versions of Ricky Gervais's hit sitcom.

Brexit: David Davis rejects 'Mad Max-style dystopia' claims

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 8:11pm
The Brexit secretary promises the UK will maintain high standards and regulations outside the EU.

Church accused of driving former member to kill her entire family and herself with false accusations of theft

The Raw Story - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 8:06pm

On Friday, police discovered four bodies classified as a triple-murder suicide in a home outside of Detroit. On Sunday, a friend of the family burst into the family’s former church demanding accountability, Fox 2 Detroit reported Monday. Family friend Joyce Taylor blamed religion for the trage...

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Have the Winter Olympics repaired North-South Korea relations?

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:54pm
Friendly words have raised expectations of improved relations between the two countries.

Jeffrey Kong: Singapore's Lego brick artist

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:47pm
Jeffrey Kong creates objects using Lego. He says it can be used as a form of self-expression

‘He’s sinking into irrelevance’: CNN’s Phil Mudd claims Trump’s weekend Twitter meltdown proves he has lost control

The Raw Story - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:24pm

Speaking with CNN host Wolf Blitzer, former CIA official Phil Mudd said President Donald Trump’s Twitter meltdown over the weekend shows he lost control of his own administration that is getting nothing done and he is “sinking onto into irrelevance.” Breaking his silence on the aft...

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How lasers and robo-feeders are transforming fish farming

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:20pm
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.

Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:15pm
Pimlico Plumbers is challenging a ruling that a "self-employed" worker is entitled to basic rights.

Newspaper headlines: Corbyn's Cold War files and chaos in KFC

BBC News - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:15pm
Tuesday's papers cover pressure on Jeremy Corbyn over Cold War files, KFC's lack of chicken and strikes at universities.
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