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Fijian born police officer dies from gunshots in the US

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Multiple agencies responded to the scene and found Singh with gunshot wounds. He is to be considered armed and unsafe. The suspect had fled the scene in his vehicle prior to assisting officer's arrival. He was a native of Fiji, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department noted. "He was living the American dream", said Stanislaus deputy Singh, who is not related to the slain officer but knew him. Read More »

Vladimir Putin watches 'fireball' Avangard nuclear missile test launch

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At the time, the Russian leader said the missile could fly at 20 times the speed of sound , thus making it impossible to intercept by all now known missile defense systems. In a bellicose speech in March , Putin presented the Avangard missile as one of an array of new nuclear weapons that Russian Federation needed to counter new threats posed by the development of the USA missile defense system. Read More »

Two dead United States children found buried behind a house in Georgia

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The children weren't even technically reported missing; the AJC reported that local police appeared on the property to investigate following an anonymous tip via 911 call expressing concern about the girl's whereabouts. Elwyn Crocker Sr, 50, reportedly dressed as Santa Claus, posing for pictures with children in the days before his arrest last week for the deaths of his children. Read More »

Second person also dead from Christmas evening plane crash

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Firefighters were able to "knock down" the fire that resulted from the crash within 10 minutes, he said. The coroner has not yet identified the victims. Sioux Falls Emergency Manager Regan Smith told reporters that the person who died was on the plane when it crashed in Sioux Falls around 5 p.m. Tuesday. Read More »

Holiday over: No end in sight to partial US government shutdown

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Despite the Christmas Eve plunge on Wall Street, President Trump said he had confidence in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday, calling him "very talented". President Trump may deserve all the heat he's getting for his bumbling role in triggering a government shutdown over border-wall funding, but Democrats - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, in particular - are no angels. Read More »

Salvation Army serves hundreds at 29th annual Christmas dinner

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But, there is still one last Christmas miracle that they perform. The organization announced Christmas Day that the winning bids for the painted kettles raised $2,823 - $1,000 from the winning bid for Mayor Carrie Tergin's kettle; $750 from the winning bid from Kiyomi Campbell's; $573 for John and Barbara Sheehan's; and $500 for Roberta Dunkel's kettle. Read More »

#Shutdownstories: federal employees reveal impact of government closure

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President Donald Trump argues about border security with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as Vice President Mike Pence sits nearby in the Oval Office. That bill provided $1.3 billion for border security projects but not money for the wall. The president casting doubt on a girl's belief in Santa Claus caused quite the stir on social media Christmas Day, but everything was apparently relatively normal in the Lloyd household. Read More »

Trump visits troops in Iraq amid political turmoil over Syria withdrawal

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Mr Trump and his wife made a visit to al-Asad airbase to meet military personnel in the base's restaurant. The unannounced trip marked Mr. Trump's first visit to Iraq , as well as his first visit to a combat zone as commander-in-chief. Trump added that if needed, the USA can attack IS "so fast and so hard" that they "won't know what the hell happened". He announced the decision to pull USA troops out of Syria last week. Read More »

Winter storm to move through Minnesota beginning Wednesday

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As temps get back to around 40 on Christmas day any overnight snow will melt and it will have to stand up to the potential for a bit of rain, as well. Snow totals should be three inches or less in Mankato with lower amounts to the south and east, according to the Weather Service. A late-week storm will bring about a big change in the weather pattern after a stretch of cold and sunny days. Read More »

Iraq declares Christmas Day a public holiday

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The president said: "agricultural revolution has seen a vastly improved local production to the detriment of importation, while we have achieved surplus in our trade balance". He also said that "the experience in our society these days need all believers to rejoice in spite of many challenges in the society, the killings, kidnappings, bribery and corruption, poverty, difficulties and troubles facing the people should normally keep people sad, but our experience about the birth of Christ and ... Read More »

Quake from Mount Etna volcano jolts Sicily; 10 injured

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Numerous residents are said to have temporarily left their homes fearing they could collapse. Pictures of damaged buildings have been posted on social media. There were no reports of deaths or injuries, it said. By Tuesday morning, air traffic was shut down altogether, with Sicily registering around 200 small to medium sized tremors. Read More »

Pope makes plea for world fraternity in Christmas message

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Peter's Basilica, opening a busy week for the pope that includes a Christmas Day message and blessing, a December 26 prayer, New Year's Eve vespers and a January 1 Mass. hoping peace will be achieved in Yemen , where the Yemeni people, especially children are "exhausted by war and famine". The pontiff also evoked Africa, "where millions of people are refugees or displaced and in need of humanitarian assistance and food security", he said. Read More »

Sudan's military pledges to stand by embattled president

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Trade unions and professional associations in Sudan have called for a nationwide work stoppage to protest against price hikes and worsening economic conditions, as doctors vowed to continue their indefinite strike. Indicted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide in Sudan's western Darfur provinces, Bashir is seen by experts as an authoritarian and volatile leader. Read More »

Merry Christmas 2018: Images, Wishes, SMS And WhatsApp Messages

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Once again, everyone at Carscoops wishes you all the best! We look forward to an even better 2019! It goes without saying that this is up to you, our readers, to decide, and if you are so inclined, offer some suggestions, which are more than welcome as there's always room from improvement. Read More »

Home alone and isolated, Donald Trump stands ground on border wall

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There is a problem in this world today called human trafficking. And they came to us, they asked for a wall... He said: 'Everybody hated Comey, they thought he did a frightful job. We are working so hard to catch these traffickers. "Different people from the same White House are saying different things about what the President would accept or not accept to end his Trump Shutdown, making it impossible to know where they stand at any given moment", top congressional Democrats Chuck Schumer ... Read More »

Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg

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The Supreme Court said "there was no evidence of any remaining disease". Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing and known to her fans as the Notorious RBG , has achieved an iconic status rare for Supreme Court justices. As of last Friday, no further treatment for the justice was planned. Ginsburg's previous bouts with cancer were so long ago they're unlikely to be related, Giaccone said. Read More »

Hezbollah Leaders Targeted, Reportedly Hit in Israeli Airstrike, U.S. Official Says

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The information was given to Newsweek from a Department of Defense source with access to the information from Israeli senior military officers with direct knowledge of the attack. The nature of the Israeli missiles targets was unclear. However, Israeli military did not confirm any air raids had taken place, instead saying that the county's response was a defensive maneuver. Read More »

Santa Claus is coming to town and NORAD knows when

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Want to find out where Santa Claus is right now? After speaking briefly with one seven-year-old and offering some traditional Christmas pleasantries, things took a turn. NORAD has excellent camera positioning in our major cities like New York, Boston and Washington D.C., which we will cut in and show you when Santa and his sleigh fly by. Read More »

Three dead in Libya's foreign ministry attack in Tripoli

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No group has yet claimed responsibility for the violence, but assailants loyal to "Islamic State" (IS) terrorists have carried out similar suicide attacks In Libya before. Mr Siala said security arrangements agreed between Libya's Government of National Accord and the United Nations after a month of clashes in the south of Tripoli are yet to be implemented. Read More »

Second Guatemalan child dies in U.S. immigration custody on Christmas Day

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Later, he was found to have a fever and was held for an additional 90 minutes before he was released with prescriptions for an antibiotic and Ibuprofen. The child, who was travelling with his father, died shortly after midnight on Christmas Day. Officials say the girl and her father jumped the border late at night in a remote part of New Mexico, making it hard to quickly process the massive group. Read More »

China ‘resolutely opposes’ demands for release of detained Canadians

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While Canadian authorities said the latest detention appears to be a routine visa case, it has nonetheless exacerbated concerns among Canadian expatriates in China - fearful that they too might be detained over a legal technicality. She urged them to respect China's judicial sovereignty. On Saturday, Canada's Foreign Minister formally demanded the "immediate release" of two Canadian citizens who were detained by Beijing earlier this month. Read More »

Trump Speaks About His Disagreements With Mattis, Former Defence Chief

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The shutdown began on Friday at midnight , after Trump said he would not sign a continuing resolution pushing the spending battle to after the holidays. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who was there. "I very deeply regret the decision made on Syria", Macron said during a news conference in Chad. Turkey's President Recep Tyyip Erdogan and President Trump have agreed in a phone conversation to prevent a power vacuum in Syria after American ground forces withdraw. Read More »

FM Qureshi to embark on four-nation tour on Monday

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The foreign minister's tour to Afghanistan, Iran, China and Russian Federation is aimed at taking regional countries on board about Pakistan's fresh push to jumpstart the Afghan reconciliation process. The spokesperson said that recent developments pertaining to peace in Kabul will also be discussed during the meetings. Late in August, the Iranian foreign minister said Pakistan is an "important" neighboring country to Iran, stressing that no third country can negatively affect relations ... Read More »

Government shutdown 2018: What will close and who still needs to work

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These affected employees included both those who were asked to work without pay and those who were furloughed. Nearly 90 percent of the Homeland Security staff is deemed essential. Congress can move to order that furloughed employees be paid retroactively after a shutdown is over, though that is not guaranteed. Those employees can expect to receive their full back pay when the shutdown ends. Read More »

WATCH as Mount Etna erupts, covering villages in ash & halting air traffic

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Italy's Mount Etna erupted Monday, spewing ash and lava from a new fracture on the volcano during a period of abnormally high amounts of seismic activity, the volcano's observatory reported. Etna's eruptions are relatively frequent and, according to Italy's National institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, there has been a gradual increase in activity on the volcano over the last month. Read More »

Erdogan will 'eradicate' remnant IS in Syria, claims Trump

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He submitted his resignation three days ago in protest of the president's decision to withdraw USA troops from Syria, which has strained relations with global allies. While the USA had only around 2,000 troops on the ground in Syria, they controlled, or at least supervised, the main crossing points between Syria and Iraq . Read More »

Politics Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal'

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President Donald Trump makes a statement on the possible government shutdown before signing criminal just reform legislation in the Oval Office of the White House, Dec. "How old are you?" "What's Santa going to get you for Christmas?" He listened for a moment before adding, "because at 7, it's marginal, right?" "I want to wish you a Merry Christmas". Read More »

Attack on government building in Kabul kills 25

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An hour earlier, the ministry said that one police was killed, 16 people including military and civilians were wounded in the attack. Within minutes of the powerful explosion three gunmen, armed with assault rifles and explosive devises, stormed the building. Read More »

YPG battle looms after USA pullout announcement

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The pace of troop movements, along with diplomatic outreach, intensified Monday, the same day the Pentagon confirmed outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ordered USA troops to start leaving Syria, without elaborating. Turkish officials have previously said Ankara has no territorial ambitions in Syria. President Trump late Sunday signaled it will be Turkey, and not the Kurdish and Arab SDF fighters, that will finish the job against IS. Read More »