News Burst 4 December 2019
- After months of public and private testimony, the House Intelligence Committee chaired by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) has released their impeachment report accusing President Trump of misconduct by withholding military aid to Ukraine unless various demands were met.
The emissions from farting sheep are supposedly causing bad weather.
- A painting by the French post-impressionist artist Paul Gauguin was bought by an unidentified international art collector for $10.5 million on Tuesday. The painting, created in 1897, is titled “Te Bourao II” and features a stream as well as birds and flowers in blue and green hues. Gauguin painted the piece while living in Tahiti, the largest island in French Polynesia.
- The Clintons regularly stayed at Jeffrey Epstein’s weird New Mexico ranch where the deceased pedophile had grand plans to seed the human race with his DNA, according to his estate manager.
- Violent drug gangs are demanding property tax on small businesses and have flooded the town of San Miguel de Allende – a colonial-era city in Mexico’s central state, home to 160,000 folks, and approximately 10,000 Americans and Canadians – with cocaine, resulting in turf wars and a jump in homicides.
- With one of the most generous welfare systems in the world and benefit rates even higher than in the fellow Nordic states, Denmark was seen as an “ideal setting” for studying the “welfare magnet” problem.
- Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the Stanford students who founded Google 21 years ago as a research project before transforming it into one of the world’s most valuable companies, are stepping back from their day-to-day roles at tech holding company Alphabet. Sundar Pichai, who in 2015 became the CEO of Google, will also become the CEO of Alphabet.
- World’s first-ever mass-produced ‘fly & drive car’ to be unveiled in Miami, it’s a three-wheeled machine, the Pioneer Personal Air Landing Vehicle (PAL-V), a 230hp Dutch-made two-seater car boasting 70 pre-orders, is in active production and will reportedly sell for $599,000. The customer will, however, need both a driving and pilot license to own and operate this vehicle.
- One person died and two others were wounded after a citizen of Perm, in Russia’s Urals, opened gunfire and killed his wife from a hunting weapon and started firing at the passers-by. The 50-year-old attacker was previously convicted of a violent crime and spent three years behind bars. Img
- Today is 35 years since the Bhopal disaster struck India and claimed 20,000 lives. The Union Carbide, owned by Dow Chemical Company, pesticide plant in Bhopal released the poison that smelled like boiled cabbage enveloping the cluster of slums which sprang up around the factory. Thousands rushed out howling deep in the night, blinded and choking, lungs which would burst within the next few hours. Union Carbide’s owners in the United States said that the functioning of the Indian plant was completely the responsibility of local functionaries and they couldn’t be held accountable.
- Blockchain startup LifeLabs announced that it is developing a digital currency dubbed BVI~LIFE in partnership with the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
- Enigmatic ‘Unknown’ objects snapped by US Shuttles in orbit found by UFO hunter in NASA archive. The photos featuring the objects in question were apparently snapped during two separate US Space Shuttle missions, in 1985 and 1990 respectively. Video
- Typhoon Kammuri 56 kts ↓- 997 hPa ↑ Leaving Philippines – Moving W
- Tropical Cyclone Six 35 kts – 1001 hPa Indian Ocean
- Tropical Cyclone Seven 43 kts ↑- 1008 hPa ↑ Indian Ocean
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Deepest EQ M4.4 386 km Karmadec IslandsNews Burst 4 December 2019