Daily Archives: August 13, 2017











Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe events in Charlottesville were the culmination of months of protests by white supremacists The White House has defended President Donald Trump’s reaction to deadly violence over a white supremacist rally in Virginia, amid criticism he did not explicitly condemn far-right groups. […]

Charlottesville: White House defends Trump response


Image copyright @LisaParker83/PA Travellers at London Stansted Airport have been hit by delays after the runway was closed for emergency repairs. Passengers were told by crew members there was a hole on the landing strip. The airport said its runway was closed between 17:30 and 18:10 BST on Sunday. A […]

Stansted Airport delays over ‘hole in runway’





Facebook / Albemarle County Jail by Amanda House13 Aug 20170 13 Aug, 201713 Aug, 2017 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Friends and relatives have identified the lone victim who died during a counter-protest Saturday as 32-year-old Heather Heyer, a paralegal. Charlottesville Police Chief Alfred Thomas Jr. told reporters during a press conference […]

Fatally Struck Charlottesville Victim Identified












Published time: 13 Aug, 2017 20:53 Two American soldiers have been killed and five more wounded during an operation in northern Iraq. Though the military has said they were taking part in “combat operations,” initial reports said the deaths were not from “enemy contact.” Read more The troops were taking […]

2 US soldiers killed, 5 more wounded in possible ISIS ...


At least 49 people have been killed across Nepal and 45 more in neighbouring India in flash flooding and landslides as rescuers search for dozens more missing. Shankar Hari Acharya, the chief of Nepal’s national emergency centre, said on Sunday that thousands were forced to move to higher grounds. “Search […]

Floods, landslides kill scores across Nepal and India



CIA director Mike Pompeo has offered assurances there is “nothing imminent” in the US standoff with nuclear-armed North Korea, but said he will not be surprised if Pyongyang conducts another missile test. Pompeo’s remarks came on Sunday, capping a week in which US President Donald Trump vowed “fire and fury” […]

CIA chief: ‘Nothing imminent’ in standoff with N Korea



Published time: 13 Aug, 2017 19:27 London’s Metropolitan Police have lashed out at Uber, accusing the company of failing to report sex attacks committed by their drivers in order to protect its reputation. Scathing criticism of the firm came from senior Met officer Neil Billany in a strongly worded letter […]

Uber failed to report sex attacks by drivers, top Met ...



The deadly car ramming incident took place in Charlottesville, Virginia when a car plowed through a group of anti-fascist activists who were protesting a far-right rally. RT wraps up what is known about the incident so far. What happened The “Unite the Right” rally, held in the city on Saturday, […]

What we know so far about deadly car rampage and ...


It’s happened to everyone: you plug your smartphone into your car, and then cringe when that song — the same song every time — begins to play. For some reason, iPhones will automatically play whatever song is listed first alphabetically in your iTunes. It doesn’t matter if you’re connecting through […]

How to stop the same song from autoplaying every time ...


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The government of Saudi Arabia has sought the help of Iraq’s prime minister to mend relations Riyadh and Tehran, according to news reports. Citing Qasim al-Araji, Iraq’s interior minister, the Iraqi satellite channel Alghadeer reported that Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has asked Haider al-Abadi to lead the mediation with Iran. […]

Saudi Arabia ‘seeks Iraq’s help’ to mend ties with Iran

















Atomic Blonde Review By Rich Cline From the co-director of John Wick, this similarly styled action romp puts Charlize Theron front and centre as an unstoppable government operative. Set during the Cold War, it has buckets of visual panache, with eye-popping action choreography that makes it a guilty pleasure. If […]

Atomic Blonde


Three NGOs have suspended migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean citing threats from the Libyan Coast Guard, leaving what they describe as a “deadly gap” in the area. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it would suspend search and rescue activity of its ship, ‘Prudence,’ saying on Saturday that […]

3 NGOs suspend migrant rescues over ‘threats’ from Libya











Published time: 13 Aug, 2017 15:54 A Russian man relived a well-known Hollywood movie, managing to survive a bear attack by fending the animal off with repeated punches. Warning: Some readers may find the images disturbing. The story of mushroom picker Aleksander Lopakhin from a village in Russia’s Urals region […]

Russian-style ‘Revenant’ fearlessly fights off bear





Published time: 13 Aug, 2017 15:19Edited time: 13 Aug, 2017 15:20 Video footage caught the dramatic moment a young girl came dangerously close to falling off a third-floor window ledge in Astana, Kazakhstan. Three heroic men stepped in, going to incredible lengths to save the child. [embedded content] The rescuers […]

3 men form human pyramid to save toddler from perilous ...





Published time: 13 Aug, 2017 15:14 An American tourist was punched by a passerby in Germany for displaying a Nazi salute several times. The incident came just a week after two Chinese tourists were arrested for the same offensive behavior in Berlin. The incident took place in the eastern German […]

US tourist punched for drunken Nazi salute in Germany


At least 49 people have been killed across Nepal and 17 more in neighbouring India in flash flooding and landslides as rescuers search for dozens more missing. Shankar Hari Acharya, the chief of Nepal’s national emergency centre, said on Sunday that thousands were forced to move to higher grounds. “Search […]

Floods, landslides kill dozens across Nepal and India