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Las Vegas shooter researched San Diego before mass shooting

Las Vegas shooter researched San Diego before mass shooting The gunman, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , killed himself after the rampage. In May 2017, Paddock's internet search history included the terms "La Jolla Beach", "biggest open air concert venues in United States of America", and "how crowded does Santa Monica Beach get", according to documents made available by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. [Full Article...]

Children Hospitalized, Parents Jailed on Torture Charges

Children Hospitalized, Parents Jailed on Torture Charges When authorities went to the house, the mother appeared "perplexed" on why they were there, according to Fellows. They couldn't get away. PURPER: The siblings are recovering in local hospitals, and the parents have pled not guilty to all charges. [Full Article...]

House of Commons approved the bill for the Brexit

House of Commons approved the bill for the Brexit Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer, speaking during the Bill's third reading in the Commons, said: "This Bill has never been fit for goal: it was not fit for objective when it started its life past year and after 64 hours at committee and 10 hours at report it is still not fit for objective". [Full Article...]

Two Americans, two Canadians freed after kidnapping in Nigeria

Two Americans, two Canadians freed after kidnapping in Nigeria He did not say if a ransom was paid before their release. They have been transported to Nigeria's capital, Abuja . All four are safe and in Nigeria's capital, Abuja , with the U.S. "The safety and protection of US citizens overseas are among our top priorities", according to a statement by the State Department. Two Americans and two Canadian businessmen who were on their way from Kafanchan... [Full Article...]

No motive discovered in Las Vegas mass shooting, sheriff says

No motive discovered in Las Vegas mass shooting, sheriff says According to Lombardo, no charges are expected to be filed against Marilou Danley , Paddock's girlfriend who was brought to Los Angeles after the shooting for questioning by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. However, the sheriff added a large loss of money by Paddock just before the shooting could be a factor. However, the Federal Bureau of Investigation apparently (according to Lombardo) is... [Full Article...]

China protests United States warship sailing near disputed Scarborough Shoal

China protests United States warship sailing near disputed Scarborough Shoal But since the worldwide community doesn't recognize many claims by China in the South China Sea, including its claim to the Scarborough Shoal, the US demonstrates its displeasure with China by conducting "freedom of navigation" operations with Navy warships. [Full Article...]

Senator Cory Booker goes viral after speaking against Trump's sh*thole comment

Senator Cory Booker goes viral after speaking against Trump's sh*thole comment It was Nielsen's attempt to brush aside the president's offensive suggestion that revealed the racism not-so-subtly hidden behind Trump's proposal for a "merit-based" immigration system. It was so offensive to me that she lied under oath '. 'The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. Kirstjen Nielsen yesterday when she said she didn't recall the... [Full Article...]

Pence still to head to Mideast despite govt shutdown threat

Pence still to head to Mideast despite govt shutdown threat Arab Israeli lawmakers will boycott Mike Pence's speech to the Knesset, with the head of a coalition of Arab parties saying Saturday that the U.S. vice president is "dangerous" and has a "messianic vision" that threatens the region. Pence will arrive in Cairo on Jan 20 for a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, heading the following day to Amman for a one-on-one with King Abdull... [Full Article...]

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...]


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