Trump unleashes fury on Mueller again disputes US intelligence findings on Russia

Trump unleashes fury on Mueller, again disputes US intelligence findings on Russia

 

President Donald Trump launched a furious broadside Thursday morning against Robert Mueller, a day after the special counsel gave remarks that left the impression he would have charged Trump with obstruction of justice if he were not the sitting President.

Trump renewed his attacks on Mueller’s character, accusing him and his team of being biased against him even as he falsely claimed that Mueller’s report had exonerated him.
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At least 7 dead 19 missing after sightseeing boat sinks on Danube River in Hungary

At least 7 dead, 19 missing after sightseeing boat sinks on Danube River in Hungary

 

Seven South Korean tourists are dead and 19 unaccounted for after a boat tour operating on the Danube collided with another vessel, according to South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“Among 33 South Koreans, 7 have been rescued, a rescue operation for 19 missing is underway and 7 are confirmed dead,”
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Plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to UK US and others

Plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to UK, US and others

 

 

Malaysia will return 450 tonnes of contaminated plastic waste to the countries that shipped it, in a refusal to become a dumping ground for the world’s trash.

Nine shipping containers at Port Klang, west of Kuala Lumpur, on Tuesday were found to contain mislabeled plastic and non-recyclable waste, including a mixture of household and e-waste.
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Everest mountaineer warned of overcrowding before dying on climb

Everest mountaineer warned of overcrowding before dying on climb

 

 

A British mountaineer who recently died on Everest warned of overcrowding at the summit in his last post to social media.

Robin Haynes Fisher died of what appeared to be altitude sickness at 8,600 meters (28,215 feet), while descending from the summit on Saturday, May 25. “I am hopeful to avoid the crowds on summit day and it seems like a number of teams are pushing to summit on the 21st,”
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This could become the most valuable Porsche ever sold

This could become the most valuable Porsche ever sold

 

 

The Porsche 911’s great grandfather is going up for auction this summer and it could well be the most valuable car ever sold with the Porsche name on it.

The Porsche Type 64 looks a little like a child’s clay model of a modern Porsche. It was Ferdinand Porsche’s early attempt at a sports car with the engine in the back.
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FIFA decides not to add 16 teams for 2022 World Cup finals

FIFA decides not to add 16 teams for 2022 World Cup finals

 

 

World football governing body FIFA said Wednesday that the number of teams at the next men’s World Cup will remain at 32.

FIFA had considered expanding the field for the 2022 finals, to be held in Qatar, to 48 teams. In March, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said a feasibility study showed it was possible to increase the size of the competition to 48 teams for Qatar “providing certain conditions are met.”
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African samurai: The enduring legacy of a black warrior in feudal Japan

African samurai: The enduring legacy of a black warrior in feudal Japan

 

When feudal Japan’s most powerful warlord Nobunaga Oda met Yasuke, a black slave-turned-retainer, in 1581, he believed the man was a god.

Oda had never seen an African before. And like the locals in Japan’s then-capital of Kyoto, he was awed by Yasuke’s height, build and skin tone, according to Thomas Lockley, the author of “African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke,
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‘Game of Thrones’ finale: A poisoned chalice?

‘Game of Thrones’ finale: A poisoned chalice?

 

The world is set to look like a very different place for millions of people on Monday, May 20.

No idea why? Then you’ve clearly not been part of the huge cultural phenomenon that has swept the globe since “Game of Thrones” (GOT) first took to our screens eight years ago. The first-ever episode drew in a same-day rating of 17.4 million viewers,
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Why I’m furious about (and obsessed with) ‘Game of Thrones’

Why I’m furious about (and obsessed with) ‘Game of Thrones’

 

 

Once upon a time, millions of people around the world worshipped the television show “Game of Thrones.” It seems like another era. But, in fact, only a month back we were all eagerly waiting to see how the eighth season would wrap up the series.

Disappointment and fury are now the status quo for longtime fans.
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Classic Ferrari 288 GTO worth over $2 million stolen on test drive

Classic Ferrari 288 GTO worth over $2 million stolen on test drive

 

 

Police in Germany are hunting for a man who stole a rare Ferrari worth more than €2 million ($2.2 million) during a test drive. The suspect, who contacted a vintage car dealer claiming to be a prospective customer, had expressed interest in buying the 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO and negotiated a test drive with the seller,
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