Plane Crash In New Jersey–Two Missing


CrashA pilot and co-pilot aboard a Learjet that crashed Monday afternoon near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey were "missing," Carlstadt Mayor Craig Lahullier said.

Earlier Carlstadt Police said the pilot and co-pilot died in the crash. But hours later, Carlstadt Deputy Police Chief Thomas Berta told reporters local authorities couldn’t immediately confirm any deaths.

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Washington Post: Trump shared classified info to Russians


President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador to the US in a White House meeting last week, according to The Washington Post.

The White House scrambled to respond to the report Monday night, issuing several statements before sending H.R. McMaster, Trump’s national security adviser who participated in the meeting, out to speak with White House reporters.

Europe at ‘polio risk’ from Syria


Europe could be at risk from polio following a recent outbreak in Syria, infectious disease experts say.

Porn star brings the adult film industry to a standstill after contracting HIV


Cameron BayPorn star Cameron Bay has come forward to confirm her HIV diagnosis in an announcement that has sent shockwaves through the porn industry.

The 29-year-old actress has been told by doctors that her blood sample has tested positive for HIV – prompting a moratorium on the making of porn films in the industry hub of San Fernando Valley in California.

China fines six companies for price fixing: Xinhua


China’s economic planner hit six companies with a total of 670 million yuan ($109.5 million) in fines for price fixing, state media said on Wednesday.

Top 10 biggest spenders in international tourism


 

The tourism source markets have been changing dramatically over the last decade. China, Russia and other emerging markets jumped to the first positions, in terms of tourism spending. China’s expenditure on travel abroad reached US$ 102 billion per year.

Toilet paper shortage in Venezuela sends citizens scrambling for remaining rolls


Economists say the shortages stem from price controls intended to make basic goods available to the poorest citizens and the government's controls on foreign currency.CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans scrambled to stock up on toilet paper Thursday as fears of a bathroom emergency spread despite the socialist government’s promise to import 50 million rolls.

After years of economic dysfunction, the country has gotten used to shortages of medicines and basic food items like milk and sugar but the scarcity of bathroom tissue has caused unusual alarm.