Putin orders halt to Egypt flights, Britons flown out

A picture taken on November 2, 2015 by Russia's Emergency Ministry shows Russian emergency services personnel and Egyptian servicemen working at the crash site of a Russian airliner in Wadi al-Zolomat, a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Russia ordered a halt Friday to flights to Egypt as concerns grew that a bomb downed a Russian plane after takeoff from its Sharm el-Sheikh resort, while British carriers started to evacuate holidaymakers. President Vladimir Putin called the halt to Russian flights, the Kremlin said, in line with a recommendation from his security chief, although Moscow had downplayed reports that a bomb caused the crash last Saturday. Putin “ordered the government to work out mechanisms” to halt flights and to repatriate Russian citizens, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian news agencies.

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Patrick Kane, star of NHL’s Blackhawks, will not face rape charges: prosecutors

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The woman had accused Kane of raping her in his offseason home in Hamburg, a Buffalo suburb, early on Aug. 2. “The totality of the credible evidence – the proof – does not sufficiently substantiate the complainant’s allegation that she was raped by Patrick Kane and this so-called ‘case’ is rife with reasonable doubt,” Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said in a statement. DNA evidence gathered in the case did not confirm the woman’s allegation that she had been raped by the 26-year-old Kane, Sedita said, adding that there were “significant” inconsistencies in the accuser’s account and those of other witnesses.

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