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Parents of 13 locked-up kids held on bail of $9M

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A police statement said the parents did not give any logical reason why their children were being held in such appalling conditions. All the victims are now being treated in local hospitals. Wendy Martinez , like most neighbors, says she never saw anything troubling. The children laugh along with the Elvis impersonator, and the couple kisses as their daughters clap. Read More »

Sen. Cory Booker rips DHS secretary for 'amnesia' on Trump comments

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The president used tough language in general, as did other congressmen in the room". And in defense of Senator Graham, his "strong words" repeated exactly the words used by the president, which you can not remember. The White House has not denied that Trump made the comments. Trump was meeting with lawmakers about a potential deal on immigration last week when he questioned why the US should admit more people from Africa and Haiti. Read More »

World Leaders Consider New Tougher Sanctions against North Korea

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On Sunday, Trump himself weighed in on the incident, writing on Twitter that the Journal reporters "knew exactly what I said and meant". Critics said the tweet would needlessly provoke North Korea at a time when the North had declared itself a nuclear power and the possibility of a nuclear war was more real than ever. Read More »

Zimbabwe ex- army chief Chiwenga sworn in as VP

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed him in line with the country's constitution, which allows the president to appoint two vice presidents. Mnangagwa, who had a few weeks earlier been sacked from his job as vice president by Mugabe, was sworn in as president on November 24. Read More »

Leo Varadkar highlights role of European Union in securing peace

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This is how Jean-Claude Juncker was chosen in 2014. Addressing EU lawmakers, Tusk quoted U.K. Brexit envoy David Davis as saying that "if a democracy can not change its mind, it ceases to be a democracy". That is as true for American tech companies as it is true for European vehicle manufacturers and for global aerospace and defence companies. "We're going to need to stick together if we are to protect what we have and export our values and world view", he said. Read More »

Jamai Raja actor Ravi Dubey congratulates Bigg Boss 11 victor Shilpa Shinde

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She said, "I would rather explore the medium of films than television". As Vikas said he is not disappointed that he didn't win Bigg Boss 11 . "Despite doing everything I could, she wasn't appreciative". "And she was also the Mohalle ki aunty". After the announcement of the victor, the contestant came under one roof and did a party to celebrate Shilpa Shinde's win. Read More »

Ties with U.S. should be based on mutual trust: Pak

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The statement also said Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov would be heading to New York Wednesday for two days to participate in two high-level sessions: "Non-Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction: build confidence-building measures" and "Building regional partnerships in Afghanistan and Central Asia as a model of the interdependence of security and development". Read More »

Storm Inga: Snow Causes Travel Chaos as Areas Declare State of Emergency

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According to the Weather Channel's forecast, the winter storm in Texas could lead to unsafe travel conditions in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, and Corpus Christi. A 24-hour forecast from the National Weather Service shows snowfall is expected across the Southeast. Expect temperatures to fall into the 20s this evening and into the teens by Thursday morning. Read More »

52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan

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On January 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. (Astana time, 7:30 a.m. Moscow time) a fire broke out on board a passenger Icarus bus. He said the two bus drivers were among those who died in the inferno. A photograph posted online showed the bus had been completely burnt out. The Icarus bus was traveling from Uzbekistan to Russian Federation via Kazakhstan. Read More »

India successfully tests Agni-V missile

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Indian media reports that the missile has the capability of hitting north China. The missile is 17.5 metres long and weighs 50 tonnes, with a top speed of Mach 24. The missile will eventually join the arsenal of the tri-Service Strategic Forces Command. It has been tested five times since 2012, with the most recent launch occurring in December 2016. Read More »

CMS Opens Door to State Medicaid Work Requirements

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Bevin says the program is too expensive to continue without his changes. Interestingly, the motivation behind the new model which applies to recipients between the ages of 19-64 isn't primarily financial savings. Yet, defender of the status quo, Con. Though CMS attempts to clear the way for mandatory work requirements by claiming that "working promotes good health", the evidence overwhelmingly suggests that work requirements that force people off of public benefits "are more likely to ... Read More »

United States says no military support for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

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The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF ), a Kurdish-Arab alliance made up primarily of YPG fighters, is expected to lead the BSF. Turkey said Wednesday it will take all kinds of measures to eliminate threat posed by Kurdish militia in western Syria and will not allow establishment of "army of terrorists". Read More »

Facebook selfie leads to seven-year sentence in friendship turned fatal

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She revealed that she had hit Gargol and strangled her during their altercation. In the photo - reportedly taken hours before Gargol's death - Antoine can be seen wearing a belt that was found near Gargol's body. "No doubt this young woman has issues ... and because of those issues she is unsafe", said Ritter. Police were then able to use more Facebook posts to develop a timeline of Antoine and Gargol's movements on the night of Gargol's death. Read More »

Trump says Black Americans love him, but his approval rating is declining

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But collectively, 60% of American voters gave Trump some sort of a passing grade. The December 5 national poll found GOP tax plan benefits rich, voters say nearly 3-1; Trump job approval stuck at 35 percent. It shows that opinions of Trump are baked in - also demonstrated by this August poll showing that 6-in-10 people who approve Trump said they can't think of anything Trump can do to make them stop approving of his job performance. Read More »

Another night of bitter cold temperatures ahead

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Subzero temperatures and dangerously cold wind chill values will greet early-risers on Tuesday in Topeka and northeast Kansas. It'll get colder the farther inland you go, with forecasts calling for lows of 34 degrees in Immokalee, and wind chills as low as 27 degrees. Read More »

Secretary Tillerson outlines United States main goals to be achieved in Syria

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He said it was crucial for the U.S.to maintain a military presence to prevent an Islamic State resurgence and avoid the "mistakes" of Iraq. Tillerson said there are also other reasons for the U.S.to remain engaged in Syria . Recounting what went wrong in Iraq, Tillerson said, "We can not allow history to repeat itself in Syria ". "We recognize the humanitarian contributions and military sacrifices Turkey has made toward defeating ISIS [Daesh], toward their support of millions of ... Read More »

John Kelly outlines Trump's demands for immigration, DACA deal

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Kelly didn't deny a report in the Washington Post on Wednesday that he told Democratic lawmakers Trump was uninformed on the wall during the campaign. The retired general told Bret Baier on Wednesday evening that Customs and Border Protection experts told Trump a year ago after surveying the land between the US and Mexico that a wall "would not be realistic" in some areas. Read More »

Palestinian killed in fire exchange with Israeli army

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Members of the Tamimi family have frequently engaged in confrontations with Israeli soldiers in their West Bank village of Nebi Salah, and the family has emerged as a symbol of the Palestinian resistance against Israel . The girl's father, mother and brothers have also all been repeatedly arrested for their fierce - and often vocal - opposition to Israel's decades-long occupation. Read More »

Senior girl allegedly stabs Class 1 student in Lucknow school

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Thursday, visited the King George Medical College to meet the injured child Hrithik Sharma, who was stabbed by a student on Wednesday last. Soon after the incident, Ritik was rushed to Devki hospital, which referred him to trauma centre for further treatment. Family members of the injured student claim that the school officials informed them about the attack on their ward very late. Read More »

Erie, Pennsylvania gets record 34 inches of snow in 24 hours

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Most businesses were already shuttered on Christmas Day in New England. In any given year, Tucson has a 3% chance of a White Christmas . NWS advises to be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. The forecast this week calls for highs in the teens, but feeling far colder because of the wind chill, he said. The next two weeks , he said, have an above average chance for below average temperatures. Read More »

Republican fears of voter backlash as Trump celebrates tax victory

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House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry, a Texas Republican who demanded for weeks that the Pentagon needed a full year spending bill with added resources, told reporters Thursday that he would now vote for a stopgap bill to extend current levels until mid-January and he believes it will pass. Read More »

74 people killed in Philippines storm

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Tembin , called "Vinta" in the Philippines , exhibited maximum sustained wind speeds of 74 miles per hour (120 kph). Disaster officials said at a briefing, however, that casualties caused by "Vinta" are still undergoing verification and validation by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). Read More »

Ousted Catalan leader demands 'to be heard' by EU

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The Catalan Socialist party took 17 seats, while Catalunya en Comú-Podem - the Catalan version of the anti-austerity Podemos party - took eight. According to the results so far, this would be the Cs, but the separatist parties may insist they have the right to try first, if they have the largest number of seats overall. Read More »

Japan's foreign minister visits Myanmar Rohingya villages

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More than 650,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh since Myanmar's military launched a brutal crackdown in August following attacks on police posts by a militant group. Myanmar and Bangladesh have been discussing a plan to repatriate the refugees. They are considered illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Bangladesh. Read More »

Trump in 'wonderful well being,' in accordance with his presidential health examination

So he's very healthy despite those things, and I don't think that he does that any more. Overall, Mr Trump was reaping the health benefits of a lifetime's abstinence from alcohol and tobacco. On Air Force One, for instance, Jackson says he's watched Trump eat the meals that everyone else does on the plane, and they tend to be on the healthier side, with the exception of the desserts. Read More »

6 films that were banned in Lebanon because of links to Israel

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Most of Spielberg's recent films have been shown in Lebanon, even if his name has been blacked-out on posters in the past. The ban recommendation is also believed to have been made because Spielberg is blacklisted by the Arab League for reportedly donating $1 million to relief efforts in Israel in 2016 during its war with Lebanon's Hezbollah movement. Read More »

Winter Storm Warning canceled; Bexar County under advisory

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Much of Alabama is shut down because forecasters say a snow storm with bitterly cold temperatures could cause travel problems. Several accidents were attributed to ice in San Antonio and Austin. You can stay up to date on weather across the country and in our area with our KTVN Storm Watch weather app. The state is expected to see at least one to two inches of snow, covering almost all of North Carolina. Read More »

United Nations member states, NGOs slam Trump's aid threats

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On Sunday, Mr Morales said he had instructed the Guatemalan authorities to start "the necessary respective co-ordination" before moving the country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "This vote further reaffirms our stand and support to Palestine", she tweeted. It is also critical to stopping Trump, Netanyahu and other leaders of the worldwide far-right who are threatening world peace and global justice like never before. Read More »

Scotland's weather: Snow warning raised to amber alert

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Power cuts may occur with the potential to affect other services such as mobile phone coverage. The Met Office has confirmed that parts of Scotland , Northern Ireland and northern England can expect up to 20cm (8 in) of snow, also warning of 70mph winds in some places. Read More »

In profane courtroom outburst, defendant wishes he'd killed more cops

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Prosecutor Rod Norgaard was describing in his opening statement Tuesday how Deputy Scott Brown retreated under heavy fire that killed his partner, Sacramento sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver , outside a Sacramento motel in October 2014. He has also threatened to kill his attorneys, more deputies and had to be restrained upon learning he could not fire his lawyers. "It's just another dose of reality of the violence from some of the people who are here illegally and it's time for our ... Read More »

What will the winter storm bring? Here's the latest forecast

Almost 600 crashes have been reported in Harris County since Tuesday morning, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. "So, just wait", Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said Wednesday morning. "However, in the warning (and) advisory areas some secondary roads could have some accumulations". More than 170 crashes were reported in Gwinnett County, northeast of Atlanta, police there said. Read More »

Trump in excellent health, says doctor

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Americans were talking about the president's weight on Tuesday afternoon-after a briefing regarding the annual presidential physical ignited a twitterstorm about the "girther" movement. Graham said he told Trump at the time how he felt about his comments. The White House has not substantively disputed accounts of the episode, in which Trump is said to have used the term "shithole" to describe African countries of origin for potential immigrants to the U.S. Read More »

McCain rips Trump for attacks on press

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McCain underscored the rise in attacks on reporters internationally last year, which the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) declared one of the most risky years to be a journalist. Last month he said: " President Trump: " Fake news " is not broadcasters criticising you, it's Russian bots and trolls targeting your democracy, pumping out untrue stories day after day, night after night". Read More »

Two policemen killed, two foreigners kidnapped in Kaduna

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Hello. Add your message here. No further details were given and Aliyu said "every possible means" were being employed to rescue the four abductees and arrest the kidnappers. "To protect the privacy of the individuals concerned, further details on this case can not be released", Babcock said. Last February, two German archaeologists were abducted in the region, though were later freed. Read More »

Juno Therapeutics | $JUNO Stock | Shares Surge On Merger Talks

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For Juno Therapeutics, its most recent earnings (trailing twelve month) is -$353.8M, which compared to the previous year's figure, has become more negative. On 1/8/2018 Richard Klausner, Director, sold 12,724 with an average share price of $48.21 per share and the total transaction amounting to $613,424.04. Read More »

Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

The filmmaker also posted side-by-side photos of the professional baseball player Albert Pujols and the U.S. president. Trump does not look like a well man at all, but Dr. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson says his assessment is based on Trump's cardiac assessment. The president weighed 108kg and measured 1.90m tall at the exam, Dr Jackson said. Read More »

Ellen Pompeo Asks for 'Gray's' Pay Raise and Gets It

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In a depressing statement on the state of Hollywood, however, Pompeo noted that she was better able to land her deal after Patrick Dempsey's departure from Grey's in 2015. The show is now in its 14th season, and even though it hasn't officially been renewed for any more , Ellen's new two-year contract proves the series may be around for quite some more time. Read More »

Russian Federation acknowledges Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism

The Afghan government also requested council help to address narcotics production and trafficking, looking at "every country that moves them", said Haley. A question mark also hangs over a further $1 billion of U.S. military equipment for Pakistan. Pakistan repeatedly has said it is acting against Taliban insurgents and members of the Haqqani militant group. Read More »

Risk of nuclear weapons, extreme weather top risks for 2018

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The results formed the bulk of WEF's new risks perception survey, which feeds into its global report, and showed a large increase in the number of responses signalling there would be an "intensification of risks " in 2018. John Drzik, president, Global Risk and Digital at Marsh , added that, looking forward, the "scale and sophistication of attacks is going to grow" as the cyber-exposure of businesses increases with the proliferation of interconnected devices, widening the attack surface. Read More »

Cloud Projects In Bonding Bill

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Most of the money would go to restore and upgrade existing college buildings and other facilities. It costs an average of 70 percent more to fix a structure in "poor" condition than maintain a building in "fair" condition. The full list of projects included in the governor's proposal is available on his website . The House bonding chairman, Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said the Dayton plan would have "an uphill battle", in part because he did not include local projects . Read More »

Democrats, make a deal with Trump to protect DREAMers

Critics of the president, including some Republicans, on Friday blasted the vulgar comments made in the Oval Office. Ivana Trump , who has three children with the President - Ivanka, Donald Jr. "The president hasn't said he didn't use strong language, and this is an important issue", press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "He's passionate about it, he's not going to apologize for trying to fix our immigration system". Read More »

Vancouver Summit Looks To Solve North Korea Crisis

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Last year, North Korea carried out its sixth and biggest nuclear test explosion and test-fired three intercontinental ballistic missiles, and Kim and U.S. A source from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government told CBC News that despite the presence of the defense ministers, the conference will focus nearly exclusively on potential diplomatic solutions to the crisis. Read More »