Florida man inspired by ISIS planned to detonate bomb on beach – FBI

A young Florida man has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack that involved detonating a nail bomb on a beach in Key West, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com …read more

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Virgin Galactic pilot tells of falling from the sky after SpaceShip Two broke up

Peter Siebold found himself plummeting through the frozen air after co-pilot pulled the wrong lever, destroying craft Related: Virgin Galactic crash: co-pilot unlocked braking system too early, inquiry finds Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold …read more

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Peruvian army rescues Shining Path kidnap victims after 25 years’ captivity

Thirteen adults and 26 children – many of whom were born to raped captives – evacuated by helicopter from Andes valleyA Peruvian military operation has secured the release of more than a dozen people who were kidnapped by the Shining Path rebel group up to 25 years ago.After being used …read more

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Taking the Mickey? Disneyland Paris accused of overcharging foreign visitors

European commission investigates complaints that theme park charges British and German tourists much more for identical packagesThe European Union has said it is investigating whether Disneyland Paris is overcharging customers from certain countries in breach of the bloc’s laws.The European commission said it had received several complaints about the theme …read more

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Same sex marriage debate: Penny Wong v Cory Bernardi – live

Labor senator and marriage equality advocate Penny Wong will take on conservative Liberal senator Cory Bernardi in a debate on same sex marriage today. Follow live updates here 11.53am AESTHello political tragics and tragicistas, while the good ship Bronwyn expenses sails on, we have clouds gathering over the National …read more

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Artists call on Darwin festival to reject Santos sponsorship over fracking

Frack Free NT Alliance says oil and gas company sponsorship undermines the integrity of the festival and investment from the renewables sector should be sought insteadArtists and environmental activists have called on the Darwin festival to reject sponsorship from the energy company Santos because of its work to frack land …read more

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Helicopter missing in Western Australia’s Pilbara region

Single-seat helicopter took off from Indee station en route to Roy Hill station on Tuesday afternoon with 62-year-old pilot on board and has been missing since Police in Western Australia are searching for a helicopter that went missing in the Pilbara, about 1,300km north of Perth, with a 62-year-old pilot …read more

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Los Angeles bans gun magazines larger than 10 rounds

Second major city in California tightens gun laws in wake of movie theatre shooting in LouisianaLos Angeles city council has voted unanimously to ban the possession of large-capacity gun magazines, following San Francisco to become the second major city in California to take that step. The law prohibits Los Angeles …read more

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