Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

Refugee family grateful to be alive after incredible 2nd-storey escape from fire

Assinath Muhindo wasn’t sure she’d make it out of her family’s home alive when she woke up to find flames consuming it.  Muhindo and her three children are now settling into a temporary home in Dartmouth, N.S., while Muhindo’s husband, Etienne Basenge, remains in hospital. They made it out of the fire with their lives, but little else. Muhindo said they feel ...

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Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore in stunning Alabama Senate upset

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed Republican rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama, one of the reddest of red states, ...

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FBI's McCabe 'has an Ohr problem,' will not testify on Tuesday, source says

Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who was reportedly scheduled to testify behind closed doors in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, will instead meet next week due to a “scheduling error,” Department of Justice officials told Fox News. McCabe’s testimony was likely to, at least in part, focus on Peter Strzok’s role in the Hillary Clinton email investigation. ...

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Turbulent U.S. Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters

Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home. At the centre is Roy Moore — “Judge Moore,” to his supporters. The 70-year-old Republican was twice ousted as state Supreme Court chief justice after flouting federal law, and now he’s attempting a ...

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Motorcycle-related deaths more common during full moon, study finds

Motorcyclists should take extra care the next time they’re out for a drive at night during a full moon. A new study in the Christmas issue of the BMJ suggests that a full moon is associated with an increased risk of fatal motorcycle crashes. Analyzing 1975-2014 data from the official U.S. registry of motor vehicle crashes, researchers from Princeton University ...

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