Daily Archive: February 11, 2018

Feb
11

Stagecoach East Coast deal to be probed by MPs

The decision to end the East Coast Mainline rail franchise early is to come under scrutiny from MPs.

Feb
11

GOP Lawmaker Devin Nunes Reportedly Made His Own Fake News Website

GOP Lawmaker Devin Nunes Reportedly Made His Own Fake News WebsiteA Republican lawmaker from California has been reportedly operating his own news website.


Feb
11

Power station blast plunges Puerto Rico into darkness

Power station blast plunges Puerto Rico into darknessMost of San Juan and a strip of northern Puerto Rico municipalities were plunged into darkness Sunday night after an explosion at a power station, five months after two hurricanes destroyed the island’s electricity network. The state electric power authority (AEE) said the blast was caused by a broken-down switch in Rio Piedras, resulting in a blackout in central San Juan and Palo Seco in the north. San Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz, said on Twitter that emergency services and local officials attended the scene in the neighborhood of Monacillos, but no injuries were reported.


Feb
11

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's First Class Habit Costing Taxpayers Thousands

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's First Class Habit Costing Taxpayers ThousandsScott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, regularly flies first or business class, often costing American taxpayers thousands of dollars more than equivalent seats in coach, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.


Feb
11

'Yay': Man in US illegally says after being found guilty of killing 2 California deputies

'Yay': Man in US illegally says after being found guilty of killing 2 California deputiesA man in the United States illegally was convicted of killing two deputies in a case that helped fuel the national immigration debate.


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