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Woman set on fire after 'police fail to respond to attack complaint'


She was taken to a local hospital where she is battling for her life with burns over 45 percent of her body, mostly on the upper portion of her body. Even if cases are registered, crime statistics show that police files remain open for about a third of all rapes that were investigated for each year between 2012 and 2016. Read More »

David Attenborough: Humanity's Collapse Looming Amid Climate Change Failure


Negotiators at the talks will hear details of a global review on climate change-tackling efforts, and the pressure is on to work towards increasing commitments from countries by 2020. Poland is heavily dependent on coal, which accounts for some 80 percent of all the nation's energy, the Associated Press noted. This conference was known as the Paris agreement and it was a very important moment in the climate change movement. Read More »

George Bush Senior dies age 94


He was the 41st USA president between 1989 and 1993, after serving two terms as vice-president to Ronald Reagan. Outside the walls, in a nearby cemetery on the library grounds, is likely where you'll find what Bush cherished most: the final resting spot for his late wife, Barbara Bush, who died on April 17 at the age of 92, and his daughter, Robin, who died in 1953 at the age of 3 of leukemia. Read More »

George HW Bush's Service Dog Sully Pictured By Coffin


President Donald Trump , who ordered federal offices closed for a national day of mourning on Wednesday, is to attend with first lady Melania Trump and other high-ranking officials. Eastern time on Monday. Later Wednesday, Bush will lie in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston ― the city he called home for many years ― from 7:45 p.m. Read More »

Pope: In the society there are "fashion on homosexuality"


Pope Francis has bemoaned the allure of "fashionable" homosexuality, stressing that gay priests must forever remain in the closet - or leave the Catholic Church. He said: " It is better that they leave the priesthood or the consecrated life rather than live a double life ". In 2013, Pope Francis reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church's position that homosexual acts were sinful, but homosexual orientation was not. Read More »

Led coalition says it killed a senior Daesh leader in Syria


Col. Sean Ryan, a US military spokesman, identified the Islamic State commander as Abu al-Umarayn and said he was killed in "precision strikes" in a desert area known as Badiya. . He also said Abu al-Umarayn was linked to and directly involved in the killings of several other prisoners of IS. After his capture by ISIS in eastern Syria on October 1, 2013, while delivering food and medical supplies for SERA, Kassig had converted to Islam and took the name Abdul-Rahman Kassig. Read More »

President George HW Bush Dead at 94

Social media users thanked Sully for his services and commented on his and dogs' loyalty generally towards their owners. The 41st president will lie in state at the United States Capitol this week. As the Bush family prepares to lay the beloved father, grandfather, and war hero to rest, his son Neil is finding comfort in knowing his father lived his life exactly the way he wanted to. Read More »

Former President George H.W

Bush died Friday at the age of 94 . The former president has spent every summer there since boyhood except when he served as a Navy aviator in World War II. Sully's Instagram page highlighted the companionship and usefulness of service dogs for people with disabilities. Bush revealed in an interview released Sunday that he asked his late father for permission to bring Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the family's famed compound in Kennebunkport, Maine. Read More »

Breakthrough for Anti-Mass Migration VOX Party in Spanish Regional Election


That left the Socialists far from the majority of 55 seats needed to govern, even if they can get the backing of the far-left party Adelante Andalucia, which took 17 seats. However, senior Socialists said before the Andalusia election that they did not expect it to trigger a general election, and there would seem to be little incentive for Sanchez to do so now after the disappointing results for his party in Andalusia. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra marries Nick Jonas in Hindu wedding ceremony


The Christian wedding, was held on Saturday and officiated by Nick Jonas's father. " Priyanka Chopra is asthmatic- and animal-caring during Diwali, she wears masks in U.S. In the photo, it can be seen that Nick Jonas has quite literally swept Priyanka off her feet. The couple then went ahead to have a Hindu wedding at the same venue as well. Read More »

Pressure grows on May to publish Brexit legal advice


Ministers have argued the legal advice is privileged, in the same way as any advice given by a lawyer to their client, and that government can not function if it is required to release such confidential material. The paper reported on a letter sent by Cox, in which the top law officer said: "The [backstop] protocol would endure indefinitely" - and claimed Britain would only be able to lose the backstop through a trade deal, which could take years to reach and on which the European Union ... Read More »

Former US President George HW Bush has died


Foreign Office of Pakistan on Saturday offered condolences on the death of former US President George H.W Bush. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, lived longer than any of his predecessors. U.S. Envoy to China. The two men famously declared an end to the Cold War at the Malta Summit in December, 1989, weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, with Bush declaring support for Gorbachev's "perestroika" reforms. Read More »

Terrifying footage shows escape from Paradise fire


In Chico, law enforcement officials also warned of downed power lines and urged people to report them to 911 and not to drive over them. The Butte County Sheriff's office on Sunday said residents of neighborhoods in nearby Magalia can return to the area at noon on Sunday and public access would resume 24 hours later. Read More »

NYPD to return British couple's engagement ring lost after proposal


New York City police released a video showing the couple, which can be seen above, to Twitter. Just as the guy gets to the dramatic moment, he manages to drop the ring between the gaps of a metal grate covering a drain in the pavement. "We were walking back to the hotel". "I couldn't stand the thought of her being without one", Mr Drennan said. "Bouncing once... bouncing twice and then it was gone", Mr Drennan said. Read More »

Sam Gyimah resigns in protest at Theresa May's "naive" Brexit deal


With opposition parties and dozens of the prime minister's fellow Conservatives against the deal, May's chances of winning the vote in Parliament appear slim. However, parties including the Democratic Unionist Party , the Conservatives' government partners, will combine to try to force ministers to publish the full advice. Read More »

Kensington Palace Breaks Silence After Kate-Meghan Feud Rumors


The news comes amid speculation that Kate and Prince William will not spend Christmas with the Royal family this year, but instead the couple and their children might spend the holiday with Kate's family. Royal correspondent Richard Palmer has written, "It is clear that Meghan is regarded as hard and demanding by some in the family and on the staff". While Prince Harry is known to read the newspapers, Meghan's policy is to steer clear and ignore the coverage, a source has said. Read More »

Putin Says He And Trump Briefly Discussed Ukraine Naval Confrontation


Heavy military spending and the loss of vital industries in the separatist regions have weighed heavily on Ukraine's economy. "( Russia ) has deployed land forces of around 80,000 Russian troops, about 1,400 artillery and missile systems, 900 tanks, 2,300 armored vehicles, about 500 planes and 300 helicopters", Poroshenko wrote on Twitter. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi concludes three day Argentina visit


On the sidelines of G20, PM Modi also met a number of world leaders including Chinese President Xi for the 4th time and invited South African President Cyril Ramaphosa for next years Republic day in India . They all agreed that free, open, inclusive and rules-based order is essential for the regional peace and prosperity. "We believe that the RIC format has large prospects and that cooperation in this trilateral format may become effective supplementation to cooperation which our ... Read More »

Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight


He sued quash the subpoena, expressing his wariness of "selective leaking" being used to paint a distorted partisan picture of his testimony. So [I] will sit in the dark, but Republicans agree I'm free to talk when done and transcript released in 24 hours. Read More »

Iran FIRES ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads


He added that while the strategic threat from Iran was less significant globally than the one from North Korea, he said it was regionally significant. The resolution says Iran is "called upon" to refrain for up to eight years from work on ballistic missiles created to deliver nuclear weapons. "Iran needs to develop its own defenses, we have said and again, and we have proven that our missiles are for defense", he emphasized. Read More »

Cohen says he told Trump about Kremlin contact : Court filing


Trump Foundation and certain individual defendants, including Donald J. Trump ". The special counsel investigating Russian involvement in the 2016 USA presidential election may file additional charges against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Read More »

Macron mulls state of emergency to curb riots


Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz said 378 people remained in police custody as of Sunday evening. Paris looked more like a war zone as activists torched cars, smashed windows and looted shops in protest at rising taxes and the high cost of living on Saturday. Read More »

China's exports hold up despite United States tariffs


Markets are hoping a deal can be reached before the end of the year, when U.S. duty rates are due to increase significantly. Volvo, owned by Chinese carmaker Geely, prepares to relocate most of the production of its best-selling XC60 SUV for export to the US market away from its Chengdu plant in China to Torslanda in Sweden. Read More »

Effort to Protect Mueller Fails to Get Unanimous Consent


Confirming more judges before the end of the year is a top priority for McConnell, but he hasn't budged in his opposition to the special counsel bill, which he says is unnecessary. "This is the message that needs to be sent to the president-passage of this bill", Flake said, The Hill reported. This week, Trump tweeted that Mueller is "doing TREMENDOUS damage to our Criminal Justice System, where he is only looking at one side and not the other". Read More »

France fuel protests: Tear gas fired in clashes in Paris

More than a dozen metro stations were closed. As part of his economic reforms earlier this year, the tax on fuel rose by approximately 30 cents per gallon of fuel to help minimise the country's greenhouse gas emissions. Officials fear far-right and far-left groups plan to infiltrate the yellow vests movement, a popular rebellion against diesel tax hikes and the high cost of living. Read More »

Police recommend indicting Israeli PM Netanyahu in corruption case


Many former journalists at Walla have attested to being pressured to refrain from negative reporting of Netanyahu. The second premise is that in exchange for the positive treatment to Bezeq, Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, directed Elovitch's online news site Walla to give him favorable coverage. Read More »

Putin refuses to release Ukrainian sailors and ships


Trump also met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to discuss the latest developments involving North Korea, including enforcement of sanctions and plans for a second summit between Trump and the North's Kim Jong Un. Trump now faces what could prove a more formidable foe: the US Congress, which must ratify the agreement. Macron said he would raise the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with the crown prince on the sidelines of the summit. Read More »

Police looking for couple after engagement ring recovered from utility grate

But at about 10:30 Saturday morning, the NYPD Emergency Service Unit recovered the ring. The couple reportedly went to the police for help, but officials were unable to locate the ring and the couple left. "WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in @TimesSquareNYC", the New York Police Department tweeted on Saturday. He was so excited when she said yes he promptly dropped the ring down a grate underfoot. Read More »