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Person in custody following Greyhound bus pursuit

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Team members also assisted in evacuating the bus, he said. "It nearly felt like a terrorist situation". "He didn't stop after the first spike strip". The suspect was saying "he was gonna kill us, that he was going to put a bullet in our head", passenger Patrick Todd said. "Hopefully at the end of the day this individual is held accountable for his actions and ultimately brought to justice", Schmaling said. Read More »

Tsunami threat cancelled for Peru, Chile

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The USGS initially calculated the quake's magnitude at 7.3 but later downgraded it to 7.1. The epicentre was 40km south-southwest of the small town of Acari in the Arequipa district. A US agency has issued a tsunami threat message for parts of Peru and Chile's coastlines after a powerful natural disaster. A magnitude 7.1 natural disaster struck Peru Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead and dozens injured. Read More »

Bannon steps down from Breitbart News following White House furor

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Many were outraged that Bannon questioned President Trump's mental fitness and disparaged his elder son, Donald Trump Jr ., calling his actions "treasonous". Inside the White House, Bannon was viewed as the keeper of Trump's nationalistic flame, charting the progress on the president's promises to his base on dry erase boards in his office. Read More »

Zeman Wins First Round of Czech Presidential Election

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A former diplomat Pavel Fischer was a distant third with 10.1 percent. Pehe said a victory for Zeman might "pave the way for a deeper alliance with Andrej Babis, which could lead to a change in some basic parameters of liberal democracy in the country". Read More »

Winter returning with freezing rain in northern New England

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Temperatures reach the middle to upper 20s under partly sunny skies. For the most part, this storm under achieved Thursday night's outlook. Transportation crew are out plowing and treating roads this morning. There's a chance of light snow Sunday afternoon through Monday . Forecasters from the weather service's NY regional office, which handles parts of New Jersey, say some isolated areas could get drenched with up to 3 inches of rain, and some streets with poor drainage could become ... Read More »

No US unilateral anti-terror action; Pakistan assured

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In the weeks since the Trump administration withheld almost $1 billion in security aid for Pakistan, Washington and Islamabad officials have been working to patch things up and avert a unsafe deterioration in their often troubled relations. Read More »

In a first, women in Saudi Arabia attend a soccer match

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After achieving the right to drive, it appears that women in Saudi Arabia are bent on extirpating the unfair rules prevailing in the country. The decision to allow women to attend soccer games â€' albeit in "family sections" that keep them separate from the all-male sections â€' is part of these efforts. Read More »

Trump expected to extend sanctions relief to Iran

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If the USA fails to maintain its commitments, Iran has threatened to stop allowing the United Nations' nuclear watchdog to inspect its nuclear sites. "Congress' main goal now is to fix the key flaws of the Iran nuclear deal; to that end, I'm drafting legislation to do so and, as we work on this matter, we must be dedicated to permanently preventing, not just delaying, Iran from becoming a nuclear weapons state", Roskam said , criticizing what he described as weaker efforts being pushed by ... Read More »

Focus on defence, security: Netanyahu begins India visit today

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When PM Modi went to Israel, the two leaders sat in a desalination vehicle which can purify 20,000 litres of sea water daily and 80,000 litres of muddy and contaminated river water daily. Speculation is rife that the two countries could ink a Government-to-Government contract if the deal is to be inked. To try and drive home the point that it did not wish to be a mere buyer but wanted to attract manufacturing investments, India first cancelled and then said a $500-million deal to buy 8,000 ... Read More »

Young Sutherland Springs shooting survivor going home

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But her daughters Brooke Ward, 5, and Emily Garcia, 7, were killed. "He walked for me for the first time". She managed to save Rihanna Garza, who survived with barely a scrape, and Ryland, who was struck in the stomach, arms and leg. According to University Hospital, Ryland was the facility's final patient from the Sutherland Springs shooting . The way home was lined with jubilant supporters holding signs along the road that read "Welcome home Ryland", "Yay buddy" and "Glad you're ... Read More »

Mainichi Calls for Abe to Attend PyeongChang Olympics

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Keeping this promise is an worldwide and universal principle. Following the ministry's announcement, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said that Tokyo could not accept South Korea's demands for additional measures. The South Korean side also believes that prior to the deal being made with Japan, those who served as "comfort women" were not sufficiently consulted and their feelings not fully taken into account at the time. Read More »

Natural disaster hits Iran-Iraq border region, felt in Baghdad

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The U.S. Geological Survey says three earthquakes with a magnitude of around 5 have struck along the Iran-Iraq border. An natural disaster of the magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale has jolted Iran's southeastern province of Kerman. The quake was felt in several Iranian cities and eight villages were damaged. All the earthquakes struck at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the USGS. Read More »

Trump's Wall Street Journal interview is incoherent and freakish

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Trump said in the Thursday interview. "I'm a very flexible person". "I said to my team: Can you imagine what that would look like?" Kim called the 71-year-old American president "the mentally deranged USA dotard ". 38 North , which monitors the reclusive state, said recent satellite imagery of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site shows increased activity around the West Portal through December previous year. Read More »

US Ambassador to Netherlands Dodges 'No-go Zones' Questions

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But then another reporter chimed in to chide Hoekstra for refusing to answer: "This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions". Footage of Wednesday's news conference shows Hoekstra taking questions from journalists who asked several times if Hoekstra was wrong about cars and politicians being burned. Read More »

Julian Assange denied diplomatic status by UK

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Espinosa said Ecuador is trying to make Assange a member of its diplomatic team, which would grant him additional rights under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, including special legal immunity and safe passage. In February 2011, a British judge rules Assange can be extradited to Sweden. Moreno issued a warning reminding Assange not to meddle in politics. Read More »

Bannon to appear before US Congress committee for Russian Federation probe

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Still, Trump thanked the journalists in front of him, joking: "You've gotten very familiar with this room". This comes after the release of a controversial tell-all book about Trump's first months in the White House . "I mean, that's the thing, everybody goes around saying he doesn't read anything", Wolff said. A small caption in the corner sums up the gravity of the image in just two words: "Year One". Read More »

De Grandhomme back in New Zealand squad

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New Zealand took a 2-0 lead in their one-day worldwide series against Pakistan after an eight-wicket win in a rain-affected clash in Nelson on Tuesday. The rain delay worked in favor of the batting team which, with eight wickets in hand, was always well-equipped for a shortened run chase. The 16, 17 and 18th over of New Zealand's chase produced a total of 41 runs and the equation was brought down to a very manageable 42 required off as many deliveries. Read More »

Justin Timberlake Criticised For Working With Woody Allen

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Throughout the dispute, big stars have continued to work with Allen. Woody Allen has continually denied the claims made against him. Woody Allen has been accused by Dylan Farrow , the daughter of his ex-partner Mia Farrow, of childhood sexual abuse. Read More »

UN Members Criticize US For Calling Meeting On Iran Protests

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Price hikes sparked protests in a number of cities and towns late last month, and at least 21 people were killed in scattered clashes. The instigation has included such activities as encouraging and training people to use Molotov cocktails, capture ammunition depots and stage an armed uprising. Read More »

Lawmaker charged with pocketing Sandy funds

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Her lawyer declined comment prior to her arraignment. Between 2012 and 2014, Harris swindled FEMA out of almost $25,000 by falsely claiming to FEMA she had been forced out of her residence by Hurricane Sandy, according to the 11-count indictment unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn. Read More »

See Teacher Get Handcuffed After Criticizing School Superintendent's Raise

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So when Hargrave was called on a second time, a city marshal stepped in and escorted her to the hallway. "I'm not - you just pushed me to the floor", a visibly shaken Hargrave responded. Although it's unclear if the marshal had been directed by the school board to remove Hargrave, Superintendent Jerome Puyau said they won't press any charges against her. Read More »

Jewish Voice for Peace, five other U.S. groups on Israel's BDS blacklist

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Members of 18 global organizations that promote a boycott campaign of Israel, known collectively as the BDS movement, will be banned from entering the country , according to a list published Sunday by the Ministry of Strategic Affairs. Not every person who is a member of such an organization or who has expressed support for such an organization would be barred from entering Israel. Read More »

Fire at Trump Tower in New York's Manhattan, no casualties

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WPIX reports the rooftop fire was noticed by the Secret Service, who alerted building officials who were able to track the blaze to its source in a vent. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents . A short circuit in a bathroom fan was responsible for the fire in a detached building on the Clintons' property, according to The Associated Press . Read More »

Watch Oprah Winfrey's Powerful Lifetime Achievement Award Acceptance Speech at Golden Globes

However Trump himself told Winfrey in 1988 that he too would likely not run for president and yet he now sits in the White House. "Some have said that night convinced him to run", he continued. Dern gave one of the most specific speeches of the night addressing the Time's Up agenda, reminding her colleagues of the concept of restorative justice - saying that it's important to support and employ those who have reported abuse and harassment. Read More »

US Ambassador Discusses Pakistan Aid Cut With India

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The freezing of all security assistance to Pakistan comes after President Donald Trump in a New Year's Day tweet accused the country of giving nothing to the United States but "lies and deceit" and providing "safe haven" to terrorists in return for Dollars 33 billion aid over the last 15 years. Read More »

United Nations envoy says no change in USA position on North Korea talks

On Sunday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stated there would be " no turnaround " in United States policy regarding engaging in negotiations with North Korea, although President Donald Trump previously confirmed willingness to coordinate peace talks during a press conference at Camp David. Read More »

Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests

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While U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed support for demonstrators in Iran and engaged in heightened rhetoric, the United States is likely to hang back and avoid direct involvement, U.S. "The Security Council is perfectly empowered through Article 34 of the UN Charter, and I quote, to investigate any dispute or any situation which might lead to global friction or give rise to a dispute in order to determine whether the continuance of the dispute or situation is likely to endanger the ... Read More »

Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation

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Roy Moore's Messianic Jewish lawyer : It was only a month ago that Kayla Moore ended any and all possible accusations of anti-Semitism in her husband's campaign by pointing out that they retained a Jew lawyer. His campaign issued a statement saying , 'We look forward to transparently discussing these matters in a court of law'. Senate candidate Roy Moore , with his wife Kayla Moore, talk to the media after voting and arriving by horse at the Gallant Volunteer Fire Department in ... Read More »

Congress says BJP's stance on triple talaq bill is not clear

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Last week, the Lok Sabha passed the Triple Talaq bill which was then forwarded to the Rajya Sabha where the government lacks majority. Asked about a possibility of bringing in an ordinance till the bill cleared, Ananth Kumar parried a direct reply and said: "The dates for the budget session have already been announced". Read More »

Zarif to Trump: Iranians have right to vote and protest

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It was not immediately clear what assistance Trump had in mind. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks publicly about the protests for the first time, blaming "enemies of Iran" for the unrest. Tasnim news quoted Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, as warning Saudi Arabia that there would be a response from Iran "and they know how serious it can be". Read More »

US Hits Pakistan, Iran, Three Central Asian Nations For Religious Freedom Violations

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Trump calls on Saudis to "immediately" lift Yemen blockade Trump has yet to name ambassadors to key nations in Mideast Mattis, Tillerson warned Trump of security concerns in Israel embassy move MORE moved to redesignate Myanmar, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea , Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as countries of "particular concern ". Read More »

Did North Korean missile hit a city near Pyongyang last April?

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A "US government source" reportedly claims North Korea hit one of its own cities in a failed missile launch a year ago. The Diplomat magazine quoted a source in the United States intelligence wing as saying that the missile exploded on impact and caused extensive damage to industrial and.or agricultural buildings where it crashed. Read More »

'Time travel' Hawaiian Airlines flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017

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HST on December 31. The idea of time travel is not far-fetched after all. The flight took off just after midnight from Auckland on January 1 before landing in Hawaii in the morning of December 31. The Journalist took to his twitter handle and said, "Because of an unexpected delay, Hawaiian Airlines flight 446 took off in 2018 and will land in 2017". Read More »

Powerball jackpot hits $440M for Wednesday's drawing

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Mega Millions made a chance in October, giving you more numbers to choose from and making it harder to hit the jackpot. According to the release, the ticket bought in the town of Colfax was one of three $1 million winners Saturday night. Six Mega Millions jackpots were won in 2017. SiLive will also post the winning numbers. Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is an estimated $440 million. Read More »