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1 killed as car hits people in Times Square; Trump informed

The vehicle was a red Honda sedan and CBS New York Television said the driver had been removed. Jared Sabater says Rojas was chased by 5 or 6 men who grabbed him and took him down before police arrived seconds later. Television footage showed police officers restraining a man and placing him in a police auto. Police secure the area after the auto mounted the footpath and drove into pedestrians at Times Square in NY.



Conservatives warn of '£58bn black hole' in Labour spending plans

Guided by the strapline " For The Many: Not The Few ", Corbyn's manifesto seeks to impose £50 billion in annual tax rises for top United Kingdom earners (+ £80,000 per year), combined with a return to nationalising United Kingdom civic services such as the Royal Mail, National Grid and transport sectors.



Trump Election: Former FBI Boss To Lead Russia Inquiry

Trump's Twitter comments stood in contrast to his measured statement on Wednesday night after former FBI chief Robert Mueller was named as special counsel, in which he said "a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity".


BP shareholders approve reduced CEO pay

BP shareholders approve reduced CEO pay

The new pay policy was voted in by a majority of over 97 per cent. With the vast majority of votes counted, 97.09% of BP shareholders at today's annual general meeting voted to adopt the firm's 2016 pay levels, according to Reuters. Chief (Taiwan OTC: 3345.TWO - news) executive of Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: 0LN9.L - news), Ben van Beurden, was handed a £6.8m package for 2016. BP's pay policy changes, which will apply for three years, include lowering Dudley's maximum long-term payout to ...



Kremlin declines to comment on probe of Trump ties with Russia

The " facts " discussed included terrorism and airline flight safety, according to Trump, who noted that he wants Russian Federation to " greatly step up their fight " against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). Putin, with a hint of bemusement, offered his own assessment. When asked what "political schizophrenia" meant, Peskov suggested that reporters should look it up in a Russian-language dictionary.


World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

In a statement made available to Xinhua in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub on Sunday, Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, advised health care providers and members of the public, to report any sign of illness to public health officials. The WHO described the outbreak as "a public health crisis of global importance". Health officials are attempting to find 125 people who they believe to be connected to the identified cases in the northeastern part of Congo, WHO's Congo spokesman Eugene Kabambi ...