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June 25, 2017 11:15 AM Six hurt as car strikes crowd in Newcastle Eid celebration

Six people, including three children, were injured when a car mounted a kerb and ploughed into a crowd of people outside a sports centre in Newcastle. It happened at about 09:14 BST outside Westgate Sports Centre where an event was taking place to celebrate Eid. One of the children is said to have been critically injured. Northumbria Police said the incident 19

June 24, 2017 5:32 PM Colorado officer in Pence motorcade injured after crashing motorcycle

A motorcycle officer was involved in a crash Saturday as he was escorting Vice President Pence to the airport in Colorado. The officer crashed on Highway 24 in Colorado Springs around 7:45 a.m. and was seriously injured, according to reports. He arrived in Colorado Springs Friday to deliver a speech at Focus on the Family's 40th Anniversary celebration 12

June 24, 2017 1:14 PM Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change

The environmental comrades in arms -- both of whom have been critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Accord -- shot a brief video selfie together on Friday at the Elysee Palace in Paris, after meeting to discuss all things green. "I'm here with President Macron, we're talking about environmental issues and a green 7

June 24, 2017 9:39 AM Namibia buries leader who campaigned against apartheid

JOHANNESBURG – Namibians have gathered for a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, an independence leader who was jailed during South Africa's era of white minority rule. Ya Toivo's flag-draped casket was driven through Windhoek on Saturday before its transfer to Heroes Acre, a burial site on the outskirts of the Namibian capital. In a speech 15

June 24, 2017 12:38 AM Sean Spicer banned TV cameras. Again. So we annotated his briefing. Again

White House press secretary Sean Spicer barred television cameras from a media briefing on Friday and prohibited live audio broadcasts, marking the third time this week that spokesmen for President Trump have imposed such restrictions. In keeping with a promise we made Monday, The Fix has annotated a transcript of the session, since it could not be seen on TV. We'll 20

June 23, 2017 6:29 AM India sends 31 satellites into space, some for foreign customers

NEW DELHI India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday, several of them for European countries looking for high resolution earth images, underlining its strength as a low-cost provider of services in space. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched a 712 kg Cartosat-2 satellite for earth observation and 30 other tiny satellites 21

June 22, 2017 8:47 PM Trump’s putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa — President Trump’s putdown of wind energy at his Iowa rally was denounced Thursday across the state, which takes pride in its position as a national leader in wind generation. Trump was talking up his support for coal during his speech in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday night when he said: “I don’t want to just hope the wind blows to light 28

June 22, 2017 10:47 AM With a raucous rally in Cedar Rapids, Trump transports himself back to 2016

The pre-rally playlist included "Memory" from the Broadway musical "Cats." A local woman who was once a contestant on "The Apprentice" lovingly referred to the crowd of several thousand as "a great looking group of deplorables." Campaign staffers handed out signs that read "Women for Trump" and "Make America Great Again." President Trump gave a rambling 24

June 22, 2017 2:19 AM Back in campaign mode, Trump hits on immigration and a border wall

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Surrounded by thousands of supporters at a raucous rally, President Trump on Wednesday pledged to crack down on immigration and to use solar panels to help pay for a promised wall on the Mexican border. “It’s always terrific to be able to leave that Washington swamp and to spend time with the truly hard-working people, we call them American 37

June 21, 2017 8:26 PM The Slants show full meaning of free speech

NFL team may benefit from Supreme Court ruling Jeff Yang is a columnist for The Wall Street Journal and a frequent contributor to radio shows including Public Radio International's "The Takeaway" and WNYC's "The Brian Lehrer Show." He is the co-author of "I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action" and editor of the graphic novel anthologies "Secret Identities" 15