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California Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Torture, Child Abuse

California Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Torture, Child Abuse Deputies assumed the 12 other children were juveniles but seven were actually adults , ranging from 18 to 29. Mr Hestrin said all of the children had been subjected to "prolonged abuse" and had not been allowed to shower a few times a year and were not allowed to see a dentist or doctor. [Full Article...]

Here's the cognitive exam the US President scored top marks on

Here's the cognitive exam the US President scored top marks on Senator Bob Corker told reporters at the Capitol in October that he questioned Trump's "leadership, and just his stability, and the lack of desire to be competent on issues and understand". Sample questions include asking the patient to draw a clock face, putting in all of the numbers and setting the clock hands to a specific time. "The president is mentally very sharp, very intact", he said. [Full Article...]

California AG Urges Life as Usual Despite ICE Raid Rumors

California AG Urges Life as Usual Despite ICE Raid Rumors The ICE earlier this month conducted raids at 100 7-Eleven stores in 17 states across the country to apprehend the undocumented immigrants working there. "Just know that California is doing all it can to provide everyone in this state with the types of protections of their rights and their privacy as we can", Becerra said, pointing to two new state laws that aim to protect undocumented immigrants ... [Full Article...]

Anti-Terror Fatwas in Pakistan a result of USA pressure: Afghan MPs

Anti-Terror Fatwas in Pakistan a result of USA pressure: Afghan MPs He said Russian Federation will provide every possible support to Pakistan to make it a developed country. Pakistan is accused of supporting the Taliban and various militant groups in Afghanistan. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid declined to comment about the delegation in Pakistan, but said there is no change in his group's policy on negotiating with the Afghan government. [Full Article...]

NWS: Wind chill near 0 degrees expected

NWS: Wind chill near 0 degrees expected An elevated cold risk for the Chicago area was expected to remain in effect until Thursday , the weather service said . For more specific information, head to our Weather Alerts page . Oak Ridge Schools and other local school systems will be closed due to winter weather, possibly including a few inches of snow , on Tuesday. Thursday morning lows will be around 20 inland to the lower 20s ... [Full Article...]

UK, France agree on new border security measures

UK, France agree on new border security measures President Macron will hold talks with May at a Britain-France summit at Sandhurst, a British military academy, later this week, with co-operation on various issues set to be discussed. But there can be no differentiated access for the financial services. While the previous government bulldozed a vast tented camp, dubbed the " jungle " and once home to around 8000 people on the outskirts of the... [Full Article...]

Fatah: US action will restrict the work of UNRWA

Fatah: US action will restrict the work of UNRWA The head of UNRWA on Wednesday responded by saying that the agency would launch a global fundraising campaign to ensure that its schools and clinics remained open in 2018 and beyond. When asked if the decision to cut the UNRWA funding was related to Trump's January 2 threat to end the aid, which he broadcasted via Twitter, Nauert refused to comment. [Full Article...]

US diplomats in Africa struggle with fallout from Trump insult

US diplomats in Africa struggle with fallout from Trump insult Nicaragua on Monday joined the worldwide chorus of criticism directed at US President Donald Trump over his reported slur against some poor nations. "We are ready, willing and able to make a deal, but they don't want to". The White House and Democrats in Congress are negotiating an immigration deal as lawmakers face a Friday deadline to pass a federal spending bill and avoid a government ... [Full Article...]

Kansas lawmakers, others react to Bob Dole receiving Congressional Gold Medal

Kansas lawmakers, others react to Bob Dole receiving Congressional Gold Medal Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is getting Congress' highest civilian honor on Wednesday. "They couldn't have given it to a better person", she said in an interview Tuesday, "especially when we look at how things are today". "When he was the Senate leader we got things done, and now of course that doesn't happen, well it doesn't happen easily, it takes a while", says Sen. [Full Article...]

Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats

Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats She succeeds Sheila Harsdorf who resigned from the Wisconsin Senate in November to head up the state's Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. After her victory, Ms Schachtner explained in an interview that she thought she won because of the negative mailings from groups outside the district backing her opponent. [Full Article...]

Facebook agrees to widen probe into possible Russian meddling in Brexit vote

Facebook agrees to widen probe into possible Russian meddling in Brexit vote The social media site told the Government's fake news inquiry it will search for "clusters engaged in coordinated activity around the Brexit referendum " which appear to have originated in Russian Federation. While Twitter apparently made no effort to quantify the volume and influence of Russian-backed bots generating free tweet content around Brexit - so its focus on ads really looks like pure... [Full Article...]

Turkey targets Kurds in Afrin: The short, medium and long story

Turkey targets Kurds in Afrin: The short, medium and long story Although the United States has also deemed the PKK to be a terrorist organization, it has provided support to the Syrian Kurdish groups in their fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). On Monday , the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his country is ready "at any moment" to start an operation in the besieged border area of Syria. [Full Article...]

Nigeria gunmen kidnap two United States and two Canadian citizens

Nigeria gunmen kidnap two United States and two Canadian citizens Two German archaeologists were abducted in the region in February a year ago. Spokesman John Babcock says consular officials in Nigeria are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information. The foreigners were kidnapped on Kwoi-Jere Road in Kagarko Local Government Area on their way to Abuja from Kafanchan and Kaura. Last February, two German archaeologists were abducted in the... [Full Article...]

Israeli court orders continued detention of Palestinian teen activist and her mother

Israeli court orders continued detention of Palestinian teen activist and her mother Appearing in court on Wednesday, Ms Tamimi, whose father is a prominent Palestinian activist , appeared defiant, smiling and waving at her father who sat at the back of the courtroom, as he was forbidden to get close to his daughter. Following the arrests, Israeli Minister of Education Naftali Bennet, who leads the right-wing religious party Jewish Home, said: "The women seen assaulting Israeli... [Full Article...]

Over the last month Bitcoin value has been cut in half

Over the last month Bitcoin value has been cut in half South Korean officials' remarks have swayed the global markets for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the last few weeks. According to CoinMarketCap data, ethereum was trading more than 23% lower at $824.10 a coin after sinking beneath $1,000 on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Murphy Called NJ Transit System 'National Disgrace'

Murphy Called NJ Transit System 'National Disgrace' Chris Christie . Murphy, 60, succeeds Christie after two terms, returning full control of state government to Democrats. New Jersey - -( Ammoland.com )- Late on, January 12, 2018, Gov. A former Democratic New Jersey state lawmaker has been sworn in as lieutenant governor . His comments about national politics fueled speculation that Murphy has national ambitions and is positioning him... [Full Article...]

Shootout In York County

Shootout In York County By the time officers arrived at the home, the male suspect had already fled on foot, Faris said. "K9 units were sent to the scene to track down the suspect, at which point one of the K9 officers was shot around 1:07 a.m". The officers' names have not yet been released and their conditions are still unknown, WBTV reported . Public information officer Trent Farris said at a press conferenc... [Full Article...]

Reactions to Carillion liquidation

Reactions to Carillion liquidation Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said: "It is regrettable that Carillion has not been able to find suitable financing options with its lenders but taxpayers can not be expected to bail out a private sector company". Lloyds took a 270 million pound impairment charge at its third quarter results, up from 204 million pounds over the same period a year earlier. In one of the biggest Briti... [Full Article...]

Jason Roy's record-breaking knock vs Australia gives England series lead

Jason Roy's record-breaking knock vs Australia gives England series lead It broke plenty of records, becoming the highest ODI score by an Englishman, the highest ODI score at the MCG, the second highest ever ODI score against Australia amongst others. "Incredibly special, I don't have too many words right now". On the mood in the dressing room, the hard-hitting batsman said that its tough but the good start in the ODI series has brightened up the atmosphere. [Full Article...]

French President Encouraged to Get Involved in Altering Iranian Nuclear Deal

French President Encouraged to Get Involved in Altering Iranian Nuclear Deal In October, Trump said he would not certify Iran's compliance with the nuclear agreement that was negotiated under the previous administration. "We will be analyzing it in a most critical way and will continue to judge the events in an unflattering way", Ryabkov said. [Full Article...]


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