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Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah

Added: 24.11.2017 13:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.

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Exclusive: CSX to impose hefty fees on some rail customers in 2018

Added: 24.11.2017 13:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

CSX Corp will charge new fees for freight shipments to Mexico and hike charges for customers that fail to load or discharge railcars by agreed deadlines or ship unsafely loaded or overweight railcars as of Jan. 1, the company said. A Nov. 15 notice of the changes, seen by Reuters, would encourage customers to better conform to CSX's schedules as it faces persistent service delays and disruptions partly caused by its dramatic operations overhaul. CSX spokesman Rob Doolittle said by phone on Wednesday the charges were "in line with efforts to optimize the use of assets," including railcars.

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Messi hails Barcelona team-mates after European Golden Shoe triumph

Added: 24.11.2017 13:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lionel Messi paid tribute to his Barcelona team-mates after collecting a fourth European Golden Shoe award. The Argentina star scored 37 LaLiga goals last season to clinch the honour and move level with Cristiano Ronaldo as a four-time winner, having previously topped Europe’s scoring charts in 2010, 2012 and 2013. But Messi was quick to […]


Jardim urges quick Monaco response to Champions League woe

Added: 24.11.2017 12:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Leonardo Jardim has called on Monaco to move on quickly from their Champions League elimination and “play with ambition” against title rivals Paris Saint-Germain. Monaco won Ligue 1 last season and reached the last four of Europe’s premier club competition, but a series of key departures have contributed to a six-point league deficit to PSG […]


Wildlife officials hoping to capture bear that killed goat

Added: 24.11.2017 12:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

State environmental officials say a black bear that killed a goat at a New Jersey home will be euthanized if it's captured.

Tags: EU, Goa

Drug-maker Teva set for major layoffs in Israel, US: report

Added: 24.11.2017 12:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pharmaceutical giant Teva is preparing to sack thousands of employees in Israel and the United States, including one quarter of its Israeli workforce, a business newspaper said Thursday. Israel-based Teva, the world's biggest manufacturer of generic drugs, will sack 25 percent of its 6,860 employees in Israel and more than 10 percent of its 10,000-strong workforce in the US, Calcalist daily said. Teva shares in the United States have taken a plunge this year as the company has faced harsh financial woes.


London's Oxford Circus station evacuated; armed police on scene

Added: 24.11.2017 12:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

London's Oxford Circus underground station in the heart of the British capital's main shopping district was being evacuated on Friday evening (Nov 24) and armed police were on the scene, a Reuters witness said.

Tags: EU, London, Police

How Black Friday Became A Symbol Of American Over-Consumption And Classist Judgement

Added: 24.11.2017 12:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

It is tempting, if you are a member of the upper class, to look down on people who lineup for Black Friday in order to try to score discounted electronic appliances and what not. But, judge not lest you be judged. Cartoon by Ted Rall.

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Human Rights Groups Say It's Unsafe For Rohingya To Return to Myanmar

Added: 24.11.2017 11:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Human rights groups called on international agencies to monitor the repatriation for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh back to the home villages they fled from in Myanmar over the past several months on Friday, according to Reuters. Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a pact on Thursday that established the terms for a repatriation process in the hopes to return the Rohingya in two months to help reduce tensions in the refugee camps that have spread in the Cox's Bazar region of Bangladesh, just over the border from Myanmar. The human rights groups expressed doubts that Myanmar was following through on the agreement and said independent observers were essential to...


Tusk: Poland and US risk harming appeal of West

Added: 24.11.2017 11:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

EU Council president said anti-democratic 'interventions' in Poland and the US could harm Western soft power in its contest with Russia.


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