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Couple Charged With Torturing, Abusing Their Children Couple Charged With Torturing, Abusing Their Children
- January 19, 2018

On Sunday, a 17-year-old girl managed to escape from her suburban residence in California to call the emergency hotline 911 using a mobile phone she found inside the house. "Numerous children didn't know what a police officer was.", Hestrin said. When washing their hands, if they washed above their wrists, they would be accused of playing in the water and would be chained up, he said. (more...)
Parsons Green attack: Teen denies terror charge Parsons Green attack: Teen denies terror charge
- January 19, 2018

He allegedly built and placed an improvised explosive device on a train at or around Parsons Green train station which partially exploded. Mr Justice Haddon-Cave remanded Ali, who was living in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, at the time of the incident, in custody. (more...)
Pope Francis accuses victims of notorious pedophile of slander Pope Francis accuses victims of notorious pedophile of slander
- January 19, 2018

On board the flight from Santiago to Iquique, the couple - who are already civilly married - explained to Francis that they had married in 2010 in Santiago but could not go through with their church ceremony afterwards because the building was destroyed in the 2010 quake in Chile. (more...)
US House Passes Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown, Senate in Doubt US House Passes Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown, Senate in Doubt
- January 19, 2018

Doug Collins (R-GA). Now, the battle moves to the Senate, where GOP leaders could hold a vote as early as Thursday night. With the federal government set to run out of money Friday at midnight - the eve of the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration - the bill cleared the House with a 230-197 vote. (more...)
Between the lines on Amazon list - what makes cities work Between the lines on Amazon list - what makes cities work
- January 19, 2018

If you listen to political rhetoric from certain quarters, you might have expected Amazon - seeking a location for its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2 - to turn to tax- and service-cutting cities where lower wages are touted as the key to prosperity. (more...)
Arizona Sen. Flake Defends Speech Comparing Trump Rhetoric To Stalin Arizona Sen. Flake Defends Speech Comparing Trump Rhetoric To Stalin
- January 19, 2018

The free press is the despot's enemy, which makes the free press the guardian of democracy. Hilton said Flake's rhetoric is "over the top", dismissing the idea that Trump's objection to media coverage is akin to "despotism". "Reporters around the world face intimidation, threats of violence, harassment, persecution and sometimes even death as governments resort to brutal censorship to silence the truth", McCain wrote . (more...)
2 killed in head-on crash near Thompson, North Dakota 2 killed in head-on crash near Thompson, North Dakota
- January 19, 2018

The patrol says a westbound auto was going around a curve when it crossed the center line and hit an eastbound minivan head-on. Troopers say one mini-van passenger, a 97-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Both drivers were transported to Altru hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Both vehicles came to rest upright on the north shoulder and partially in the ditch, the patrol said. (more...)
Aishwarya Rai caught in the same frame with her ex! Aishwarya Rai caught in the same frame with her ex!
- January 19, 2018

Now do you think this selfie has everything to beat Ellen's iconic Oscar selfie? Their outfits, accessories, make up, and everything that goes into making them look picture ideal is not easy and an important member who has managed to stay in the film industry for over a decade in making the celebrities look like stars, is make-up artist Mickey Contractor. (more...)
Federal Government Shutdown possible if spending bill not passed Federal Government Shutdown possible if spending bill not passed
- January 19, 2018

Mitch McConnell , the Senate Republican Majority Leader, said the House bill provides for four weeks of funding, enough to allow talks to continue "without throwing the government into disarray for no reason". While most members of Congress say they need to reauthorize the program, Democrats , in particular, have said that the issue should be decoupled from the spending bill. (more...)
White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown
- January 19, 2018

This isn't going to solve everything at once, but it does solve a very important piece. He said Durbin and Republican Sen. On Tuesday , Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., - one of those negotiators - told reporters that "we did everything [Trump] asked" in the bipartisan proposal presented to him on Thursday. (more...)
Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury' Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'
- January 19, 2018

Bannon has told associates that he did not see any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government but thinks Mueller's case could focus on financial improprieties, according to two people familiar with his views. (more...)
President Trump announces 'Fake News' award winners President Trump announces 'Fake News' award winners
- January 19, 2018

And finally, the moment arrived. Dannel Malloy (D) is slamming President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE's "Fake News" awards as "fascist propaganda". (more...)
Natural disaster: 3.0 quake strikes southeast of San Jose Natural disaster: 3.0 quake strikes southeast of San Jose
- January 19, 2018

According to the USGS , the epicenter was nine miles from Morgan Hill, 11 miles from Alum Rock, 14 miles from San Jose and 90 miles from Sacramento. The USGS reported that the natural disaster was felt as far north as Fremont and as far west as Santa Cruz. (more...)
White House: US Maintains 'Open Channels' With North Korea White House: US Maintains 'Open Channels' With North Korea
- January 19, 2018

The International Olympic Committee is now examining the request. Trump had recently praised the resumption of talks between North and South Korea, at which Pyongyang agreed to send a team to the Winter Olympics, and signalled his "openness" to United States talks with North Korea "under the right circumstances". (more...)
Hospitalized in Serious Crash on Route 24 in Avon Hospitalized in Serious Crash on Route 24 in Avon
- January 19, 2018

At 2:07 a.m., the Avon Fire Department responded to Route 24 northbound prior to Harrison Boulevard and discovered a serious two-car crash. An unidentified woman was ejected from the vehicle and was taken to a hospital on a Medflight helicopter. (more...)
United States withholds $45M pledged for UNRWA food aid United States withholds $45M pledged for UNRWA food aid
- January 19, 2018

Alexander De Croo, the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium made the pledge in a statement on Wednesday revealing that Brussels would allocate the funds over three years. UNRWA also warned it was undergoing the "most severe funding crisis in the history of the agency". The first annual payment is being disbursed immediately "considering the financial difficulties that UNRWA now faces", the statement said. (more...)
Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget deal Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget deal
- January 19, 2018

Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), one of the more liberal members of Schumer's caucus, said Thursday. "He didn't weigh in until right before the vote", the source said, describing it as "annoying". He said he spoke with Trump on Wednesday night. "The president certainly doesn't want a shutdown", Sanders told reporters at the White House. "By the way, as a tax payer, I don't think they make sense". (more...)
Britain and France agree new border security deal Britain and France agree new border security deal
- January 19, 2018

But in talks at Sandhurst, Britain's army officer training academy, she will be under pressure from Macron to accept more asylum seekers and to pay more for border security on the French side of the Channel. In exchange for three UK Chinook helicopters being sent to Africa's Sahel region to assist French counter-terror efforts, Mr Macron has pledged French troops to a UK-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation battlegroup in Estonia in the face of Russian aggression. (more...)
Two Bartlesville Officers Injured, Suspect Shot Two Bartlesville Officers Injured, Suspect Shot
- January 19, 2018

Two officers received non life threading injuries. According to Bartlesville police, it started when officers were serving a search warrant at a home. Bartlesville police did not identify the officer who discharged a service weapon. The officer is undergoing surgery for a facial injury. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called in to take over the investigation of the shooting. (more...)
GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa
- January 19, 2018

But Perdue said Sunday on ABC's "This Week: "I am telling you that he did not use that word". It is the first time the president has responded directly to the racism accusations. Asked what he thinks about people who think he is racist , Trump said, "No, No". Senator David Purdue, a Republican from Georgia who attended the session, called charges that Trump is racist "ridiculous" and insisted reports on his remarks were a "gross misrepresentation". (more...)
Britain, France agree on border measures Britain, France agree on border measures
- January 19, 2018

Mr Macron said the treaty would mean "smarter and more efficient management of the border" and a more efficient, humane processing system for migrants . The two countries now abide by the 15-year-old Treaty of Le Touquet, which permits immigration checks within each other's borders. Macron is expected to confirm on Thursday that France will agree in principle to loan the fragile 941-year-old embroidery. (more...)
'Padmaavat' - 'PadMan' clash averted: Akshay Kumar's film release postponed to February 9 'Padmaavat' - 'PadMan' clash averted: Akshay Kumar's film release postponed to February 9
- January 19, 2018

As a result, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat will be the sole release on January 25. PadMan is based on the story of Arunachalam Muruganantham from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. I am glad they are talking, they should know". Akshay Kumar's " PadMan " will now share the box-office with Sidharth Malhotra's "Aiyaary" when it hits theatres on February 9. (more...)
Trump's Doctor Dismisses Questions About Mental Stability, Stresses 'Excellent' Health Trump's Doctor Dismisses Questions About Mental Stability, Stresses 'Excellent' Health
- January 19, 2018

Jackson said Trump encouraged him to speak with reporters about the physical, and to take every question they had. "It doesn't change what they do", Goldstein said. He was 15. He, his widowed mother, and his sisters came to visit an uncle for the summer of 1983 - and, with their country ravaged by sectarian strife, they stayed. (more...)
Commuters in US South face tough trek after deadly storm Commuters in US South face tough trek after deadly storm
- January 19, 2018

Winter Storm Inga is bringing snow and ice to the Southeast, causing travel chaos throughout the region. TSA spokesman Mark Howell said in a statement that the agency expects the situation to improve Thursday. The baby's mother was in critical condition. A woman died in West Virginia in a vehicle crash, local reports said. One person died in a weather-related traffic accident in West Virginia. (more...)
Britain should consider building bridge to France, says Boris Johnson Britain should consider building bridge to France, says Boris Johnson
- January 19, 2018

According to a source, when asked about the concept he is understood to have replied: "I agree - let's do it". The countries had agreed to establish a panel of experts to look at major projects, Johnson said. "Whether pioneering supersonic travel or better connecting our countries through the Channel Tunnel, cooperation between our nations has produced radical innovation". (more...)
John Worboys release will not be challenged by government John Worboys release will not be challenged by government
- January 19, 2018

The secretary of state commissioned legal advice last week on the plausibility and prospect of success of a judicial review. "I share those concerns". "Let me be absolutely clear: Worboys will not be released until their representations have been properly consulted and until his licence conditions are in place". (more...)
SC dismisses U.S. woman's plea against acquittal of film director SC dismisses U.S. woman's plea against acquittal of film director
- January 19, 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed by an American researcher challenging the Delhi high court verdict acquitting Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui in an alleged rape case. A trial court had on August 4,2016 sent Farooqui to jail for seven years, observing that he had taken advantage of the situation when the victim was alone in his house. (more...)
Boys Face Felony Charges After 500K Bees Killed Boys Face Felony Charges After 500K Bees Killed
- January 19, 2018

According to the BBC, the destruction of the 50 hives in Sioux City, Iowa, caused 500,000 bees to freeze to death. After the discovery, one of the owners told local media that they had broken into their shed, taking all of their equipment out and throwing it out on the snow and smashing what they could. (more...)
Danger of the missile alert mistake Danger of the missile alert mistake
- January 19, 2018

Miyagi said it is his responsibility to oversee the system for such notifications and that the agency would take steps to prevent the mistake from happening again. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, a Republican, said on Tuesday in an interview on the sidelines of the Detroit auto show that he wanted to know if additional checks and balances were needed for alerts of worldwide significance. (more...)
US Congress struggles to avoid financial shutdown US Congress struggles to avoid financial shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Shortly before the House vote, Trump wrote on Twitter: "House of Representatives needs to pass Government Funding Bill tonight". Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said Ryan promised the group future votes on extra defense spending and on a conservative, restrictive immigration bill. (more...)

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