4 people killed as cargo train derails, explodes in northeastern Bulgaria – police

Preview Four people have been killed and over 20 were wounded as a cargo train carrying liquefied petroleum gas derailed and exploded in northeastern Bulgaria, local police report.
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Italian man killed by drug dealers after GPS leads him into Brazilian favela

Preview An Italian man has been accidentally shot and killed by drug dealers, who mistook him for a policeman, after his navigation system led him into a dangerous part of Rio de Janeiro.
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Alabama inmate in distress for 13 minutes during execution

Preview An Alabama inmate coughed and heaved for 13 minutes during his execution. Prior to his execution he repeatedly challenged the type of drugs which were set to be used, saying they didn’t provide enough sedation.
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McLaren report claims samples of 12 Russian Sochi medalists were tampered with

Preview The doping test samples of 12 Russian medalists from the Sochi Olympics in 2014 were tampered with, according to claims made in the second part of a WADA-commissioned report, authored by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren.
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Weapons can end up in terrorist hands now US military aid restrictions to Syria lifted – Kremlin

Preview The US move to lift some restrictions on arms supplies to the Syrian opposition could lead to the weapons ending up in terrorists’ hands, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said in an official statement.
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‘Can you hear me now?’ Feds may soon allow in-flight calls

Preview Air travel means getting close and personal with the people around you, but it may be about to get even more frustrating. US aviation regulators have announced that they are leaning towards allowing passengers to conduct in-flight calls.
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Scott Pruitt and his many fights against EPA, the agency he’s picked to lead

Preview A known ally of the fossil fuel industry, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been officially selected to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). However, Pruitt previously sued the EPA. Senate democrats promise to block the nomination.
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Worst miss ever? Unbelievable miss by Greek footballer inches from open net (VIDEO)

Preview Greek footballer Thanasis Takidis may have made the worst miss of all time in the local fourth tier match between his side Makedonikos Kozanis and Vatera, failing to score from less than 30cm out from an open goal.
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Trump’s ex-adviser Carter Page in Moscow for talks with businessmen, ‘thought leaders’

Preview Carter Page, who served as a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, told Sputnik he will have several meetings in Moscow with businessmen and ‘thought leaders.’
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Taliban will re-conquer Sangin, scene of 106 British troop deaths – Afghan commander

Preview The scene of 106 British military deaths during the post-2006 occupation, the blood-soaked Sangin district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province is on the brink of falling to the Taliban, senior military figures on the ground claim.
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‘Mannequin’ arrests: Viral video leads Alabama cops to drug & arms

Preview The internet “mannequin challenge” craze has finally gone too far, landing two Alabama men in jail after police stumbled upon their video and counted 19 guns in a staged shootout.
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Trump picks wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to head Small Business Administration

Preview Linda McMahon, professional wrestling magnate and member of the World Wrestling Entertainment family dynasty, has been named to serve as head of the Small Business Administration in President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet.
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Chinese media brands Trump ‘diplomatic rookie’ over Taiwan spat

Preview Donald Trump has been labeled a ‘diplomatic rookie’ by Chinese media with Beijing angered by the president-elect’s actions over Taiwan, regarded by China as a renegade state.
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China asks US to refuse visit by Taiwan president

Preview In the latest escalation after President-elect Donald Trump broke protocol with Taiwan, China is now asking Washington to deny Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen entry into the US prior to her upcoming Latin America tour.
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Syrian forces liberate civilians in parts of Aleppo’s Old City (VIDEO)

Preview Footage has emerged showing the moment that Syrian forces liberated civilians from an area inside Aleppo’s Old City. It comes as the army continues to force rebels out of their last urban stronghold.
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Charges to be dropped against black suspect in murder of white police officer – report

Preview A man who shot dead Sgt. Collin Rose in Detroit will reportedly avoid charges, including those of first-degree murder and murder of a police officer. Rose died in a hospital hours after he sustained gun wounds to his head while on duty.
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Senior investigator arrested in Moscow over $50,000 bribe

Preview A senior major crimes investigator for Russia’s Investigative Committee has been arrested, with media reporting that Lt. Colonel Aleksandr Sorokin was caught red-handed outside his workplace, in the process of receiving a $ 50,000 installment of a bigger bribe.
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Singapore, other Asian countries dominate new international education rankings

Preview The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has released its newest mass comparative survey of school education across 72 different countries, which sees Singapore, Hong Kong and other affluent Chinese-majority entities top the table.
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Wallonia says EU in no position to negotiate trade deal with US

Preview Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia has proposed a new way of negotiating international trade treaties. The region held up the CETA free trade agreement between the EU and Canada.
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Vladimir Putin signs new Russian information security doctrine

Preview The need for a new edition of Moscow’s doctrine on information security is the result of foreign states intensifying their efforts in information and psychological operations to affect Russia’s internal affairs, their bias against Russia, and cyber-attacks against its key infrastructure, the document says.
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Make NAFTA ‘fairer’: Trump won’t ‘rip up’ trade deal – report

Preview A senior adviser on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is soothing the concerns of business heads who fear upheavals in international trade agreements. The official said Trump will “right-size” NAFTA, not throw it out entirely.
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