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Russian helicopter with 8 persons goes down to sea near Svalbard

Russian helicopter with 8 persons goes down to sea near Svalbard

The helicopter was en route from Barentsburg, Svalbard's second largest settlement. He added that there was poor visibility and heavy snowfall in the region. The fate of the eight people is not yet known. A spokesman for the rescue service said they had received no mayday signal. "As far as we have heard, we are talking about a crash", Hongset said.


Twitter just banned Russia Today and Sputnik ads over election meddling

Twitter just banned Russia Today and Sputnik ads over election meddling

As a outcome, RT and Sputnik may no longer purchase advertising on the site, although their accounts will not be suspended. Simonyan, from her own account, said RT had been "an exemplary Twitter partner" and that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey should tell lawmakers about a company pitch for 2016 ads, including what appears to be a screenshot of the pitch.


China defends Pakistan against criticism by India, US

China defends Pakistan against criticism by India, US

Amid the war of words between U.S. and North Korea , India has reportedly said that it would not shut down the North Korean embassy in New Delhi. He wanted to remind Trump, who had appeared rather enthralled with China's leader, of Washington's pledge to have a deeper relationship with New Delhi, not with India's rivals or enemies.


Security footage released of suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder

Security footage released of suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder

Malaysian police brought them back to the scene of the crime this week - an airport. The friendly gesture by the North Korean leader, who seldom issues personal messages, comes as China is being urged by the worldwide community to do more to rein in the North's missile and nuclear tests that have raised tensions globally, Reuters reported.


Merlin takes Legoland to NY in global expansion

Merlin takes Legoland to NY in global expansion

Legoland's next location: upstate NY. Merlin Entertainments has been given the green light to build a theme park in the town of Goshen. After over a year of battles, it appears a $350 million theme park is officially coming to the Hudson Valley.


ECP accepts Imran's apology, concludes contempt of court cases

ECP accepts Imran's apology, concludes contempt of court cases

The PTI chief had finally appeared before the commission today to come clean - almost two weeks after his non-bailable arrest warrants were issued - in connection with two contempt petitions filed against him. During the hearing Imran Khan appeared before the commission. "I am happy that the contempt proceedings gave now ended". "If it is the 21st year of your struggle, it is the 47th year of my law practice", the CEC said.