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North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages

This undated picture received from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on April 14, 2010 shows the E-Library at the Kim Il-Sung University in Pyongyang WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country's online access is "totally down." The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S. government was responsible.


New York mayor calls for pause in protests after police killings

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at news conference at Woodhull Hospital about the two New York Police officers that were shot dead in the Brooklyn borough of New York By Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to ease tensions with the city's police force on Monday, calling for a suspension of protests against the use of excessive force until after the funerals of two officers shot dead in an ambush. De Blasio, a Democrat who has come under intense criticism from some police unions for his handling of protests over police killings of unarmed black men, asked the city to stand by families of the officers who were killed Saturday in Brooklyn. ...


NY mayor: No protests until after officer funerals

Mourners hold signs and an American flag as they gather with dozens to show support for policemen in New York NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called Monday for a pause in protests over police conduct as he faced a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creating a climate of mistrust that contributed to the execution of two officers.


11 hurt after van drives into Christmas market in France

This photo provided Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 by local newspaper Le Bien Public shows rescue workers tending at victims after a driver deliberately slammed into passersby in several spots in Dijon, central France, Sunday Dec. 21, 2014. French police are raising security after an attack on officers in central France, and the country’s top security official is arriving in the city where a driver ran down 11 pedestrians. (AP Photo/Christian Guileminot; Le Bien Public) PARIS (AP) — France's top security official says the driver of a van that crashed into a Christmas market in western France on Monday stabbed himself several times after the incident.


U.S. Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

A sign of support of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in Hailey, Idaho By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl over his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, after the Army said on Monday it forwarded the findings of its investigation to him. General Mark Milley, head of U.S. Army Forces Command, would determine "appropriate action - which ranges from no further action to convening a court martial," the Army said in a brief statement. Bergdahl was released in May in a prisoner swap with the Taliban after five years in captivity. ...


Ex-police officer not charged in Milwaukee shooting death

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man was acting in self defense and will not be charged, the district attorney said on Monday, two days after dozens of demonstrators calling for justice in the case were arrested. Christopher Manney, who was fired from the Milwaukee police force, shot Dontre Hamilton 14 times during a struggle in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee on April 30, Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm said in a statement. "My decision ... ...

'Serious incident' unfolds in Glasgow

Glasgow GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Six people were killed and several others injured when a garbage truck crashed into a group of pedestrians in downtown Glasgow Monday, police said.


Russia's first bailout

Russian President Putin attends his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow It's a clear sign that the ruble is in serious trouble.


How President Obama unwinds

The Obama family vacations Presidents have perhaps the most stressful job in the world. For Barack Obama, recharging his batteries requires a mix of golf, books, Nicorette — but most of all, time with his family.



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NYC mayor meets with families of slain police officers - CNN


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NYC mayor meets with families of slain police officers
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New York (CNN) -- [Breaking news update, posted at 4:15 p.m. ET Monday]. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio described his meetings Monday with the family members of the two slain New York Police Department officers. "They are in tremendous pain," he said, ...
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North Korea suffers Internet outage, says US expert - Reuters


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North Korea suffers Internet outage, says US expert
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea experienced Internet outages on Monday, a U.S. company that monitors Internet infrastructure said, adding that the reason for the problems was not known. "For the past 24 hours North Korea's connectivity to the outside ...
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Flying back on course: the inside story of the new Airbus A350 jet - Daily Times


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Flying back on course: the inside story of the new Airbus A350 jet
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PARIS: Ten years ago, the boss of Qatar Airways, who takes his first new A350 jet this week, warned Airbus it was flying off course. Boeing was knocking on his door with a “super-efficient” jet boasting 30 percent fuel savings thanks to a carbon-composite ...
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