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Man smashes California motorist's windshield with fist

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She and her daughters, aged 12 and 13, were initially confronted in the parking lot of a Jack in the Box on the corner of State College Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue around 2.30pm. "And he was tailgating me". Alvarez tried to make a U-turn to get away - but instead of giving up, the driver came up behind her and cut her off, she recalled. Read More »

YouTube promises to stop promoting misleading videos

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YouTube indicated that it will not take down the targeted videos and will still recommend them to users who subscribe to a channel that offers " conspiracy theory " content. "We think this change strikes a balance between maintaining a platform for free speech and living up to our responsibility to users", YouTube said. Read More »

Louis officer killed in accidental shooting, police say

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Two on-duty male officers were at one of their apartments when Katlyn Alix, who was off duty, stopped by, according to police. The St. Louis police union released a statement in which it recognized that the public wants to "understand what happened". Read More »

The moment Buhari swore in new CJN

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The mission, which is set to observe the presidential vote, said the timing of the suspension "raises concerns about opportunity for electoral justice". Less than 24 hours after he was sworn-in as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, on Saturday performed his first official duty when he swore-in chairmen and members of the election petition tribunals for the 2019 general selections. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Just Beat Donald Trump At His Own Game

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Trump was asked about Pelosi's action during a health care event at the White House and as the government shutdown extended into a second month. The Speaker fired back with her own letter telling Trump, "that the House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution authorizing the President's State of the Union address in the House Chamber until government has opened". Read More »

GoFundMe pays out $200000 in funds for federal workers affected by shutdown

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The Office of Management and Budget instructed agencies on Friday night to ensure they had adequate staff on hand to support payroll processes and to answer employees' benefit questions as they return to work. Meanwhile, several Transportation Security Administration employees said it would still be hard for them to overcome the impacts of the shutdown. "It was telling that even in announcing an end to the shutdown, Donald Trump resorted to lies and distortions to justify his vanity wall ... Read More »

Nunes: State of the Union Controversy Shows 'Weak' Pelosi

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But a joint address in the House chamber, in front of politicians from both parties, the Supreme Court justices and invited guests, provides the kind of grand backdrop that is hard to mimic and that this president, especially, enjoys. Presidents Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower and Jimmy Carter issued their final messages in print. Pelosi also noted that US Coast Guard personnel are going without pay and were relying on food banks to feed their families. Read More »

Miners close in on trapped Spanish toddler in well

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The dead body a two-year-old boy who had fallen down a well in southern Spain was found on Saturday morning, said Spanish officials. An autopsy of the boy is now being carried out and an investigation into the circumstances of his fall into the unmarked, illegally-dug well - one of many in Andalusia - will be carried out by an investigating judge. Read More »

St Louis officer charged after deadly game with revolver

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St. Louis police say an officer "mishandled" a gun and accidentally shot and killed Alix early Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at an officer's home. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. According to a police statement, a call for "officer in need of aid" was put out at 12:56 a.m., and the third officer told the dispatcher they were taking Alix to the hospital. Read More »

Florida secretary of state resigns when blackface photos emerge

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The photos - which were obtained by the Democrat and presented to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' office on Thursday - show Michael Ertel wearing blackface with red lipstick and a New Orleans Saints bandanna. The Republican official, who had served as Seminole County Supervisor of Elections since 2005, appears to have deleted all of his social media pages in the wake of his resignation. Read More »

'Cheeky visitor': Woman's shock toilet surprise when snake bites her bum

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According to a Facebook post by the snake-catching company that responded to the incident, the python was just as frightened of Richards as she was of it. Jasmine Zeleny, a handler, was able to remove the snake from the toilet. The non-venomous snake is typically harmless but tetanus shots are typically recommended for bites. Read More »

Arctic front arrives tonight; several snow chances in the days ahead!

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The National Weather Service Office in Pittsburgh is warning travel on Thursday could be tricky as temperatures plummet and rain transitions over to snow. Overall, Toronto should be seeing between 10 to 15 cm of snow. " Monday will see a mix of rain, sleet and snow quite widely as the weather returns to being more wintry". Read More »

ISRO begins countdown for launch of smallest student satellite Kalamsat

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About 14 minutes into the flight, the rocket would eject Microsat R at an altitude of about 277 km. It is the world's lightest satellite and the first satellite to be 3D printed. Space Kidz is a program that aims to involve high-school students closely with India's top researchers. A smaller version of the student satellite was launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States in June 2017 alongwith other experiments. Read More »

I’m open to coalition, says Durotoye after Ezekwesili exits presidential race

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Ezekwesili added that she chose to withdraw in order to help to build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC ) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election. Her decision to step down surprised some of her supporters. "I have been put into confidence by one of her aides named Iyinoluwa Aboyeji that she only wanted to use the platform of the ACPN to negotiate to be Nigeria's finance minister", he said. Read More »

Nato says no progress in Russian Federation talks on arms treaty

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Under Secretary of State Andrea Thompson rejected the claims, telling reporters the U.S. had presented Russian Federation with data showing the missile had flown more than 4800 kilometers during a test conducted between 2008 and 2013. A Marine HIMARS missile launcher fires from the deck of the USS Anchorage. The U.S. embassy was not immediately available for comment. The missile has the potential to reach INF-ranges when launched from the ground, and can be integrated on an existing ground ... Read More »

United States shutdown ends without cash for Trump border wall

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks after competing measures to end the partial U.S. government shutdown fell short in the Senate, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 24, 2019. The House aide said the chamber could pass the measure as soon as later Friday if Republicans agree to hold a vote. Within the White House there was broad recognition among Trump's aideson Friday that the shutdown pressure was growing and they could not keep the stand-off going ... Read More »

Rescue crews inches away from trapped Spanish boy

Julen Rosello fell down the narrow 110m-deep borehole on January 13 while his family was preparing a countryside Sunday lunch. In 2017, their older son Oliver, then three, suffered a heart attack during a family walk on a local beach. As rescuers burrowed down, they discovered no signs of life since he fell into the well, aside from a few strands of his hair and the bag of candies he was carrying. Read More »

Michael Cohen postpones Capitol Hill testimony, claiming ‘ongoing threats’ from Trump

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Cohen delayed his February 7 appearance before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on the advice of his defense team because Cohen is still cooperating in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. Cohen friend Donny Deutsch, an advertising executive, said that Cohen has been increasingly anxious that Mr Trump would retaliate against him by further attacking his family if he testified. Read More »

Greece narrowly approves North Macedonia name change

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Zoran [Zaev], Alexis [Tsipras]- well done! Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers his speech during a parliament debate about Prespa Agreement in Athens, Thursday, Jan. During the three-day parliamentary debate leading up to the vote, the tense atmosphere spilled onto the streets. In the past week, police have fired tear gas here as tens of thousands have demonstrated under the Greek flag, deploring what they saw as their government's capitulation to pressure from North ... Read More »

US to Begin Returning Asylum Seekers to Mexico on Friday

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Non-Mexican asylum-seekers will now be required to wait in Mexico as their cases go through the USA courts, according to The Associated Press. Mexican officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment Thursday. The new approach represents a significant departure from long-standing asylum-screening procedures and comes as the administration struggles to handle a record surge of Central American families coming to the southern border. Read More »

The Queen has made a rare political intervention over Brexit

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Euronews correspondent Vincent McAviney told Good Morning Europe there was "no doubt" she was referring to Brexit in her comments. Breitbart London reported this week Government sources had said Queen Elizabeth II may be advised to refuse Royal Assent to legislation aimed at betraying Brexit. Read More »

Mullah Baradar appointed new head of Taliban office in Doha

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China recognises the Taliban as a "political force" amid its participation in the Afghan peace process, said its envoy to Pakistan, according to local media. peace negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad visited Beijing and met with Chinese officials. INSIDE STORY: Is the Taliban using a strategy of "attacks and talks"? "The mechanism for a ceasefire and ways to enter into an intra-Afghan dialogue were the two other big topics that were supposed to be discussed on Thursday", he told Reuters, ... Read More »

Jayme Closs to Get $25K Reward Money After Saving Herself

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Patterson has already been charged in Barron County with fatally shooting Jayme's parents, Denise and James Closs, at their home on the outskirts of Barron, Wis., in the early morning hours of October 15 and abducting Jayme. "We also agree that Jayme is the hero in this case and are happy they have chosen her to receive the company's reward contribution". The FBI also had announced a $25,000 reward for anyone who had information to help find Closs but has not yet said what will happen to ... Read More »

Brazilian miner Vale's dam breaks in Minas Gerais state

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A Brazil fire brigade said it was searching for about 200 people still unaccounted for after a tailings dam burst on Friday at an iron ore mine owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA in southwestern Minas Gerais state. Rescuers search for victims after the collapse of a dam, which belonged to Brazil's giant mining company Vale, near the town of Brumadinho in southeastern Brazil, Jan. Read More »

Pelosi: State of the Union address is 'so unimportant' for Americans

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His late night tweet on Wednesday acceding to her marked a turning point in the government shutdown that entered its 34th day on Thursday and offered a glimmer of hope that a deal on the budget could be worked out as the weight of the stress was beginning to show on federal operations, including law enforcement. Read More »

Abortion rights at risk in current political climate

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Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Columbia Student Health Insurance does not cover abortion fees, while in fact the most comprehensive option of the insurance plan covers full abortion costs. "Under the Trump-Pence administration, and with Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, reproductive health care, including access to safe, legal abortion, faces its greatest threat", Gretchen Raffa, director of policy and advocacy for Planned Parenthood of Southern ... Read More »

House Oversight to Investigate Trump Admin’s Security-Clearance Process

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Kushner, and we expect the White House to produce all of the documents and interviews we requested to determine if tonight's breaking story is accurate", Cummings said in a statement Thursday after the NBC report. Current and former U.S. officials familiar with intelligence reports on the matter told the Post that officials in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, China, and Mexico saw opportunities to leverage Kushner, who like Trump comes to government with little policy experience and a wide ... Read More »

Missing 3-year-old boy found alive in North Carolina

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Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes said earlier Thursday they were working around the clock and navigating rugged and hard terrain in search of Casey. Those factors, coupled with the potential for unsafe weather, caused officials to only allow professionals to search on Thursday, according to WTVD . Read More »

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe seek to end wartime row over islands

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While discussions were frank and informative, there is "painstaking work ahead" and any deal must be acceptable to both the Russian and Japanese people, Putin told reporters after the Kremlin talks with Abe on Tuesday. But one should not expect any significant progress in the dialogue", said Kristina Voda, research fellow of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations under the Russian Academy of Sciences. Read More »

Russian Federation and Turkey promise coordination in Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Wednesday to coordinate their moves in Syria as their governments bargain over zones of influence in the war-torn country. The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier on Wednesday that the situation in the region, where Moscow and Ankara have tried to create a de-escalation zone, was rapidly deteriorating and that it was nearly under the full control of the militant group. Read More »