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Loose calf runs to Prospect Park, police say


As seen in the live footage above, the bull remains on the soccer field as it gains an audience and is surrounded by authorities. A helicopter cam from ABC caught the cow as dozens of New Yorkers flocked to a fence near the animal. The bull escaped on Fourth Avenue near 16th Street in Park Slope and hoofed it to the Prospect Expressway and then south toward Prospect Park, police sources said. Read More »

Police Say Active Shooter Reported On Howard University's Campus


The DC Police Department shortly tweeted a prompt to all students and faculty to seek shelter as they launch an investigation. Howard students told News4 they're anxious. Take precautions if in the area. Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick told students and staff to shelter in place until more information is released. Read More »

U.S. indicts Chinese nationals for importing opioids


On Oct. 12, Darius Ghahary, 48, of Ramsey, New Jersey was arrested. Federal agents were able to identify more than 100 distributors of synthetic opioids involved with Yan's networks, they said. "CPOTs are among the most significant drug trafficking threats in the world". "These cases reflect a new and disturbing facet of the opioid crisis in America", said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Read More »

Evacuations issued as fire grows in Santa Cruz mountains


More than 150 residents have evacuated from the blaze that has burned at least 125 acres. ABC7 is reporting a rescue operation is underway after a firefighter fell down a ravine. An inmate firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation and three other firefighters slipped in the steep terrain, suffering minor injuries, officials said. Read More »

Senator Blumenthal Calls On FCC To Counter Trump's Threats To NBC


But Republican Commissioner Michael O'Rielly has now said that "politics" should not interfere with FCC decision-making and that the agency should remain independent. Tom Wheeler, who led the FCC under Democratic President Donald Trump , told CNN that Pai was "making himself complicit in the coercion that the president was engaging in". Read More »

Colorado Springs police arrest juvenile in shooting near school


The driver and one passenger were taken into custody and officials determined it was connected to other burglaries mostly in the Colorado Springs area. That victim suffered injuries that are considered not life threatening. The suspect is a 19 year old male and is in custody. Armed burglary suspects led law enforcement on a chase early Tuesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said. Read More »

Japan, US reconfirm cooperation over N. Korea


Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan in Tokyo. Japan agreed to streamline testing for US auto exports and to lift restrictions on potatoes from Idaho, while the USA agreed to do the same for Japanese persimmons. Although Donald Trump has recently said that diplomacy will not work with "Rocket Man Kim", on Tuesday the US said it is not ruling out the eventual possibility of direct talks with the hermit state. Read More »

Storm Ophelia hits the North East - but how long will it last?


Meanwhile the courts service of Ireland have confirmed that most sittings due to take place across the country have been postponed until a later date due to the possible threat to people's safety caused by the storm. Their forecast added: 'Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen'. British media are comparing Ophelia to the "Great Storm" of 1987, which subjected parts of the United Kingdom to hurricane strength winds 30 years ago to the day. Read More »

Cahir man killed in storm named


He is understood to have been killed as he made the ten-minute drive home from work after leaving early because of the storm. Sadly, in County Waterford , one woman has died after a tree fell on a auto. Ms O'Neill had worked as an oncology nurse for more than thirty years. "It's a big shock, it's a miserable morning, a young woman like that (dying) in such a tragic accident". Read More »

Malaysia Wants To Resume Search For MH370, Says Aussie Daily

The Malaysian Government has been looking closely at search offers from private companies and an announcement is expected mid-week, according to sources linked to Kuala Lumpur . The three governments suspended the search operation in January after nearly three years' efforts in a 120,000-square-km area in the Southern Indian Ocean failed to find any sign of the wreckage of the plane. Read More »

RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead


He took two bullets and died on the spot. The crime was the eighth such incident in the state since 2016. Ravinder was about to enter his house when the two motorcyclists fired at him. Another senior Punjab RSS leader, Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja, was shot dead by young men on a bike in Jalandhar past year. This was not the first incident where RSS leader was targeted. Read More »

Boy, 10, falls 30m over railing into Niagara Falls posing for photograph

The boy was posing for a photograph when he slipped backwards. Niagara Parks Police say the boy and his family were visiting from out of the country. According to reports, the boy adjusted his position on the railing, lost his balance and fell backward. Police did not say how close to the Niagara River the boy was after his fall. Read More »

TDP unites couple, Butta Renuka defects from YSRCP


Renuka's husband Butta Neelakantham, who is the Chairman and Managing Director of Butta Group had joined ruling TDP after the election but Renuka continued in YSRCP. According to reports, one of the reasons for the MP to quit the YSRCP was that she was asked to contest for the Assembly seat in Yemminganur in the upcoming elections, while the 46-year-old was keen to re-contest for the post of MP. Read More »

Life sentences for killer drivers


Under the same proposal, the crime of causing death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs will also be increased to life. The Government will also create a new offence, causing injury by careless driving, with the maximum sentence still to be decided. Read More »

Karnataka Assembly speaker denies issuing gold coin gifts to state legislators


It has also been proposed to gift the secretariat staff, from the Upper and Lower Houses, silver plates worth about Rs 6,000 each, Financial Express reported . The proposal reportedly drew flak from several members of the opposition."We should not waste the taxpayers' money like this". The storm of criticism began after a report in Vijay Karnataka, published on Sunday, detailed the proposal for the gift. Read More »

Woman loses home in Santa Rosa wildfires after surviving Vegas massacre


A woman from Santa Rosa survived the massacre in Las Vegas, only to have her home burn down a week later. "It's just a very helpless feeling", she said of the past couple of weeks. When she returned to her hotel, the bodies on the trash-strewn festival grounds were visible from her window. "Almost everything I own is gone", she says. Read More »

Nnamdi Kanu absent in court as his trial for alleged treason continues


Abaribe alongside Jewish High Chief Priest, Immanuu-El Shalom and a chartered accountant residing in Abuja , Tochukwu Uchendu signed for Kanu's bond in the sum of N100m each. While his supporters claimed the soldiers whisked Mr Kanu away, the Nigerian Army refuted this. " The applicant lacks capacity to produce the person stated by the first respondent (government) as a terrorist or a person who is of interest to the applicant ", Mr. Read More »

Reversing Brexit would give 'significant' boost to UK - OECD


Britain voted to leave the European Union in a shock referendum in June past year. It said if Britain leaves with no deal it could trigger a sharp reaction by financial markets, sending the exchange rate to new lows and leading to a downgrade in the UK's sovereign rating. Read More »

Crude OIl Drops In Asia After IEA Report


As expected, crude oil prices filled the gap higher yesterday at $52.37, and prices reached the resistance area as mentioned earlier that this would be a crucial place. In the case of Iran , Goldman said while "several hundred thousand barrels of Iranian exports" would be immediately at risk if secondary USA sanctions were reintroduced, it sees no immediate impact on oil flows. Read More »

Scottish and United Kingdom ministers clash over 'power grab' claims

Scottish Secretary David Mundell talked up progress and tried to quash allegations Westminster is preparing a power grab , which has already led to almost 40 amendments to the European Union withdrawal bill being tabled and is fuelling the possibility of the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly refusing to give the bill legislative consent. Read More »

PM dedicates All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation


In yet another push to the BJP government's "Clean India" campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed the construction of toilets ('izzat ghar') in Uttar Pradesh, which, he hoped, will prevent the dignity of Indian women. "Expect an environment of wellness so that people don't have to visit hospitals", he said. It was earlier known as the Department of Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy (ISM&H). Read More »

North Korea spoke of the possibility of a "nuclear war"


Tension between the US and North Korea have escalated in recent months with Kim ramping up the country's nuclear armament, touting its intercontinental ballistic missiles could strike the U.S. Kim responded by calling Trump a "dotard" and warning of the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history". The US, meanwhile, has kicked off five-day naval exercises together with South Korea, in the waters surrounding the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Spanish military jet crashes outside Madrid, killing pilot


The accident took place at 11:00 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) when firemen and emergency services rushed to the scene. Images in Spanish media showed plumes of smoke rising from the base's runway. The EF-18, a modified F/A-18 Hornet, was from the 12th wing of the Spanish Air Force, reports El Mundo . The accident came just days after the pilot of a Eurofighter jet was killed Thursday on the approach to landing at a military base at Albacete, 300 kilometres southeast of the capital. Read More »

Regionales: chavismo gana en 17 estados y la oposición en 5


El proceso cuenta también con 540 observadores nacionales, de la ONG Asamblea de Educación y Proyecto Nación, y alrededor de 70 acompañantes internacionales, con experiencia en la administración de procesos electorales. Sólo cinco estados venezolanos quedaron en manos de los opositores y quedó pendiente el resultado del estado de Bolívar . Recordó que la propuesta principal de la elección constituyente fue la paz, que se construye poco a poco. Read More »

Rise in hate crime in England and Wales


The figures, released by the Home Office on Tuesday, represent the largest jump since records began in 2011. Data on hate crime prosecutions cover offences perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by hostility or prejudice based on race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity. Read More »

Passengers of AirAsia flight that plunged 20000 feet describe terror


Those instructions conform to crew instructions in case of an emergency, but the instructions were so panic-filled it was hard to believe those instructions were correct, according to one of the Australian passengers. AirAsia Group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes defended his crew onboard flight QZ535 from Perth to Denpasar, which had to return to Perth due to technical glitch. Read More »

Grandmother charged with attempted murder after baby 'slashed' in the face


The child and his mother were not permanent residents of the house but were visiting from interstate. "She's provided police with all the assistance she could". Neighbours along the heavily treed, middle-class street were shocked by the incident as police set up a crime scene, blocking off much of the road to the public. Read More »

Militias to clear Raqqa of IS within hours


As the sun was setting over Raqa's west Monday, a group of fighters gathered for the dabkeh - the jumpy line dance traditional in the Middle East - to celebrate their native city's near-recapture. After IS captured Raqa in 2014, the city become synonymous with the jihadist group's worst abuses and was transformed into a planning centre for attacks overseas. Read More »

Taliban-linked attackers kill at least 30 security forces in Afghanistan


The victims of the attack, which was claimed by the Taliban in a tweet, include "women, students and police", Hedayatullah Hamidi, public health director in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, told AFP. A reporter at the scene with the local TOLOnews agency said heavy fighting was ongoing on Tuesday. In Ghazni province, around 300 Taliban fighters attacked the center of Andar district at around 1 am (2030 GMT), district governor Mohammad Qasem Disiwal said. Read More »

Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) Reaches New 1-Year High on Analyst Upgrade

Exelixis has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $29.50. William Blair reissued an "outperform" rating on shares of Exelixis in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Current levels places Exelixis, Inc . A total of 3 analysts have released a research note on EXEL . If you are reading this story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and global trademark and copyright laws. Read More »

Foreign secretary leads delegation for Afghan peace talks in Oman


Mohammed Bin Awadh Al Hassan discussed political relations as well as economic and trade cooperation at multilateral forums. The couple had been held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network for five years. The first quadrilateral meet was held between Afghanistan , Pakistan, China and USA on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia Summit in 2015, and following that four other meetings were held in Kabul and Islamabad . Read More »