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Country music in mourning after death of Big Tom McBride

Country music in mourning after death of Big Tom McBride

Taking to Facebook in the wake of the news, Ciaran Rosney said, "God rest his gentle soul". "Not many people are known by their first name, but that was Big Tom. "Irish music has truly lost a legend today". "I want to extend my condolences to his family and his huge army of fans". Singer Daniel O'Donnell said: "He reached out to people in Ireland, and those who had emigrated from Ireland In the days so many people lived in England and their connection with home was all the music and ...


India Condemns Pakistan's Attempt to Use Pilgrims

India Condemns Pakistan's Attempt to Use Pilgrims

India on Monday summoned Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner in New Delhi and lodged a strong protest over attempts to raise the Khalistan issue during the visit of Sikh pilgrims to that country while asking it to immediately cease all such activities aimed at undermining India's sovereignty and territorial integrity.


Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump 'morally unfit to be president'

Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump 'morally unfit to be president'

Mr Comey added that that there is "some evidence of obstruction of justice " in the president's actions, and that Mr Trump is " morally unfit " for office. Warning that Trump "may act to cripple or shut down an investigation by the nation's top law-enforcement agencies into his campaign and administration, " the paper said, "lawmakers need to be preparing now for that possibility because if and when it comes to pass, they will suddenly find themselves on the edge of an abyss, with the ...


Video shows police punching Harvard student found naked in the street

Video shows police punching Harvard student found naked in the street

Ohene then turned from me and started walking in the direction of Officer Maziarz. Bard said videos of the event show that the officers standing around the undergraduate attempted to speak with the student "for a long period of time". Bard explained that after Ohene was brought down, he "contorted his body" in a way that pinned his arms beneath his body, thus making it impossible for the officers to handcuff him.


Missiles coming to Syria

Missiles coming to Syria

Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launching sites targeted - a stark warning of a potential major confrontation. "New, stealthy JASSM missiles could be delivered by B-1B and B-52 (and now likely F-15E and F-16)", Mount said. At the House hearing, Democrats grilled Mattis on the wisdom and legality of Trump ordering an attack on Syria without explicit authorization from Congress.