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Man walking in NYC hit by fallen piece of fire escape dies

February 18, 2018 |

A man hit by a piece of fire escape that had fallen from a New York City building has died.
FOX News

‘Spiritual Heart of Tibetan Buddhism’ Catches Fire

February 17, 2018 |

A 1,300-year-old monastery “considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism” caught fire Saturday and may have suffered serious damage, the AP reports. Images on social media showed flames visible from hundreds of yards away covering a roof of the Jokhang monastery in Lhasa. According to Reuters , no casualties were…
Newser

Activists for Fire Victims Drive 3 Billboards Through London

February 16, 2018 |

Activists for victims of a deadly London high-rise fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police. Three mobile billboards were driven through the British capital Thursday on behalf of the Justice 4 Grenfell campaign, the AP reports. The group was set up…
Newser

US Curler’s Shoes ‘Look Like They Were in a Dumpster Fire’

February 14, 2018 |

Looks can be deceiving. Just ask Team USA curler Tyler George, owner of what may be the ugliest pair of shoes to grace the Olympics. George admits his tattered white Skechers—purchased eight years ago at a mall in Duluth, Minn., where he lives and owns a liquor store—”look…
Newser

CNN

Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire

February 10, 2018 |

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet crashed Saturday in northern Israel after coming under “massive anti-aircraft fire” from Syrian forces, according to the Israeli army.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Fire and Fury’ reading on Grammys slammed by Nikki Haley, Donald Trump, Jr.

January 29, 2018 |

Hillary Clinton surprised viewers by making an appearance in a pre-taped segment for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night.
FOX News

TMZ

Hillary Clinton & Celebs Skewer Trump in Grammys ‘Fire and Fury’ Spoken Word Auditions Skit

January 29, 2018 |

A lot of award shows lately have mostly avoided the topic of Donald Trump, but the Grammys just went all in on the Prez with a notable cherry on top … Hillary Clinton. Grammys host James Corden intro’d a skit Sunday to showcase fake auditions he…

TMZ.com

South Korea Hospital Fire Kills More Than 30 People

January 26, 2018 |

A fire swept through a hospital in southeastern South Korea, killing more than 30 people and injuring dozens in one of the country’s deadliest fires in recent years.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

S. Korea Hit by Deadliest Fire in More Than a Decade

January 26, 2018 |

Less than two weeks before the Winter Olympics open, South Korea has suffered its deadliest fire in more than a decade. At least 41 people were killed and scores more injured, some of them critically, in a blaze at the Sejong Hospital in the city of Miryang, about 170 miles…
Newser

Report: Lawyer Refused Trump’s Order to Fire Mueller

January 26, 2018 |

President Trump tried to fire the man overseeing the Russia investigation last year but backed off after the chief White House lawyer threatened to quit, the New York Times reports, citing four sources who “spoke on the condition of anonymity because they did not want to be identified discussing a…
Newser