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World Two Suspects Charged With Murder in 2015 Killing of Chinx
Author: 0 Two Suspects Charged With Murder in 2015 Killing of Chinx

Chinx , whose real name was Lionel Pickens Jr., was murdered behind the wheel of his luxury auto in May of 2015. Chinx was affiliated with French Montana's Coke Boys and released a number of mixtapes while he was alive. "But through the talent and tenacity of the Queens South detectives, working closely with the office of the Queens District Attorney, they have now been brought back to answer for this violent act", O'Neill said.

World EU Extends Russia Sanctions For Another Six Months
Author: 0 EU Extends Russia Sanctions For Another Six Months

EU has made a decision to prolong the anti-Russian economic sanctions for another six months, European Council President Donald Tusk said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday the EU's decision to extend economic sanctions on Russian Federation was "an important political decision" on behalf of his country.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's administration banned from using the word 'transgender'

The Trump administration in its early days quickly scrubbed information related to LGBTQ people from the Health and Human Services website, and the Associated Press reported in March that the US Census Bureau would not include a category for LGBTQ people in its proposal for the 2020 census.

World USA and Saudi Arabia arms in ISIS hands?
Author: 0 USA and Saudi Arabia arms in ISIS hands?

A new report from Conflict Armament Research (CAR) sheds light on the amount and type of weapons and ammunition ISIS forces obtained in Syria and Iraq . The US and Saudi supplied weapons were all manufactured in European Union countries, and Washington and Riyadh had broken contractual clauses prohibiting their transfer, vehicle said.

World PM Modi dedicates hydel project in Aizawl
Author: 0 PM Modi dedicates hydel project in Aizawl

With this, Mizoram has become the third state in North East Region to have surplus power energy after Sikkim and Tripura. Its completion under the present government is a reflection of the committment of this government to complete ongoing projects, Modi said.

World Joe Biden Holds Meghan McCain's Hand In Emotional Moment On 'The View'
Author: 0 Joe Biden Holds Meghan McCain's Hand In Emotional Moment On 'The View'

A moment between Meghan McCain and Joe Biden on The View is simultaneously breaking people's hearts and warming them all over the world. Arizona Republican Mr McCain revealed earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer , prompting an outpouring of support for the former Republican presidential nominee.

World Preschoolers fight over baby Jesus in Nativity play
Author: 0 Preschoolers fight over baby Jesus in Nativity play

However, her 3-year-old friend, Collia Weems, was not a fan of Teegan's antics and put him back in his bed. In it, Tana's daughter, two-year Teegan Benson, can been seen playing the sheep in the church play. "Momma to the rescue tried her best to protect her baby at all costs", Benson wrote on Facebook. LOVE these kiddos and my church family! "She's a stickler for the rules", Benson said.

World Brazil's football president is suspended by FIFA
Author: 0 Brazil's football president is suspended by FIFA

He has not left Brazil since being indicted two years ago. The 76-year-old has been wanted in the United States since 2015 after being indicted alongside 41 others amid the corruption scandal which has rocked football's world governing body.

World Claude Puel makes three changes for Leicester City
Author: 0 Claude Puel makes three changes for Leicester City

It is likely that Martin Kelly will replace Fosu-Mensah at right-back, while McArthur will come in for Milivojević having come off the bench to score the victor on Tuesday. Mauricio Pochettino's men appear to be among a host of sides battling it out for second place and you can back them to be the highest placed side in the division aside from Pep Guardiola's men at 12/1 with 888 Sport .

Author: 0 United Kingdom defense chief says Russian Federation poses risk to undersea cables

Some of the most important cables that connect the USA and Europe emerge in Ireland. The cables that cross the world's oceans carry over $10 trillion in daily transactions and 95 percent of global communications. Tory MP Rishi Sunak, who published a Policy Exchange report on the risk Russian Federation poses to underwater cables, said this was a "new phenomenon" of warfare.

World Salvadoran woman jailed for abortion crimes hopes for early release - rights groups
Author: 0 Salvadoran woman jailed for abortion crimes hopes for early release - rights groups

Nancy Northup, the CEO of the non-profit Center for Reproductive Rights, said that the court's decision was "another slap in the face for Teodora, who never committed any crime". El Salvador's abortion ban makes no exceptions, not even for rape victims, nor in cases when the mother's life may be at risk. How many women have been convicted: At least 159 women have received sentences ranging from 12 to 40 years in prison for breaking the country's anti-abortion laws.

World After Alabama win, can black voters help Democrats elsewhere?
Author: 0 After Alabama win, can black voters help Democrats elsewhere?

While Barkley is politically Independent, he endorsed Jones due to opponent Roy Moore's allegations of child molestation and sexual assault. "In an effort to capture the grassroots momentum from Alabama and Virginia, we are launching a digital voter registration campaign in districts with significant African American populations".

World Unconscious man rescued from NY subway tracks
Author: 0 Unconscious man rescued from NY subway tracks

In cellphone video of the incident, daycare worker Liliana Vincente can be heard screaming, "please help him!" "Please wake up! Sir, wake up!" Vicente later told CBS New York she feared the worst - that the train would run over the sleeping man.

World Palestinians Killed in Clashes With Israeli Security Forces
Author: 0 Palestinians Killed in Clashes With Israeli Security Forces

Israel seized control of the eastern part of the city in the 1967 Middle East war and sees the whole of Jerusalem as its undivided capital. Since Trump's announcement, Hamas has announced a third intifada , and Israeli and Palestinian forces have exchanged rocket attacks and airstrikes following the recognition.

World Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flights
Author: 0 Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flights

A relevant intergovernmental protocol is expected to be signed in the near future. "During the visit of the head of the Ministry of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathi to Moscow, a special protocol was signed on the resumption of air traffic". It comes after several countries and worldwide aviation bodies had praised the security and safety measures adopted in the Egyptian airports following the Russian plane disaster in October 2015.

World Germany's Social Democrats to talk with Merkel on new gov't
Author: 0 Germany's Social Democrats to talk with Merkel on new gov't

That means Germany is on course easily to beat its previous record of 86 days - set in 2013 - for the time from an election to the swearing-in of a new government. "We have a huge responsibility to form a stable government". "As a matter of fact, Germany has its own system and is working on putting a government together and I should say that the work being led by Chancellor Merkel for a number of weeks already is essential, not just for Germany but for the entire European Union and the ...

World Gujarat polls: LK Advani casts his vote for final phase
Author: 0 Gujarat polls: LK Advani casts his vote for final phase

As Modi stepped out of the polling centre, a massive crowd that had built up outside broke into chants of "Modi, Modi" as the prime minister gently waived at them and flashed his finger with the indelible voting ink mark. The second phase voting is underay in central and north Gujarat. A total of 851 candidates are in the fray and over 2.22 lakh people will take part in the election to decide their fate.

World Priest celibacy should be voluntary, says child abuse report
Author: 0 Priest celibacy should be voluntary, says child abuse report

The Royal Commission recommended the Catholic Church lift its demand of clerical celibacy and that priests be prosecuted for failing to report abuse that they learn of in the confessional. The royal commission conducted 57 case studies , resulting in 44 separate reports. He said he would do anything in his power to ensure any reports of abuse made in the confessional were followed up outside of that forum, but said he could not defy canon law and break the seal of confession, and did ...

World North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'
Author: 0 North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'

North Korea's United Nations ambassador on Thursday met with a senior United Nations official who made a recent trip to Pyongyang to push for talks on ending the crisis over the reclusive country's nuclear and missile tests. The White House and State Department however stressed that the US stance had not changed and insisted that North Korea must first show a willingness to halt its nuclear and missile tests.

World Trump laments Federal Bureau of Investigation, lauds law enforcement
Author: 0 Trump laments Federal Bureau of Investigation, lauds law enforcement

Trump did not repeat his criticism at the FBI Academy event, a ceremony to honour local police officers and sheriffs who had received specialised training. Gidley said the disclosure of politically charged text messages sent by one of the agents on the Clinton case, Peter Strzok, were "eye-opening". Strzok was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team earlier this summer after Justice Department officials became aware of the text messages.

World Beijing, Seoul pledge to seek healthier ties
Author: 0 Beijing, Seoul pledge to seek healthier ties

But the White House said on Wednesday that no negotiations could be held with North Korea until it improved its behavior. Tillerson is to attend a UN Security Council ministerial meeting on North Korea in NY on Friday at which he plans to urge countries to maintain a US-led campaign to pressure Pyongyang to abandon its weapons programs through sanctions.

World Tillerson Retracts Offer for North Korea Talks Without Precondition
Author: 0 Tillerson Retracts Offer for North Korea Talks Without Precondition

I think, over time , there will be a perception, especially among the South Korean and Japanese people that the bond between the United States and these countries, that is the influence of the U.S.in this part of Asia, will weaken and that, over time , we will decouple from these allies.

World USA will stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working
Author: 0 USA will stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

The Department of Homeland Security has announced it is reviewing the Obama-era rule, which allowed spouses of certain H-1B visa holders to work in the US. Many have or are planning to apply for H-4 employment authorization or have spouses doing the same. "To no longer feel like a burden". The administration's plans to overhaul the H-1B programme has caused particular alarm in India, which accounts for 70 per cent of all H-1B workers.

Author: 0 Gun used in Tupac's murder was found in Compton backyard in 1998

Almost two decades ago, the handgun used to shoot Tupac Shakur to his death was found in a backyard in Compton, CA. There has been much speculation over whether Pac really died after being gunned down in Las Vegas on 7 September 1996, aged 25.

World France to name winners of anti-Trump climate change grants
Author: 0 France to name winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

The Monday awards ceremony comes the day before the United Nations and World Bank's " One Planet Summit ", a climate event focused on the Paris Accord. But Mr Macron says he will not agree to the president's demand that America's terms should be negotiated. Trump, who has called climate change a "hoax", said he would withhold $2bn pledged to the Green Climate Fund, set up to help poorer countries tackle the effects of climate change.

World Judge Sets Conditions for Releasing Manafort From House Arrest
Author: 0 Judge Sets Conditions for Releasing Manafort From House Arrest

Manafort's next court hearing is scheduled for the morning of January 16, 2018. The release terms took more than six weeks to negotiate after Manafort pleaded not guilty October 30 in the first charges in the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller of Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election.

World Trump judicial nominee struggles with basic legal knowledge during hearing
Author: 0 Trump judicial nominee struggles with basic legal knowledge during hearing

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) shared footage of Matthew Petersen , a nominee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, getting quizzed by Sen. He keeps saying his background is not in litigation. Petersen: I would. I'd be struggling to remember. Then Kennedy began to ask pointed questions about law.

World But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels?
Author: 0 But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels?

The fees will amount a $.90 charge each way beginning in 2020 and will increase to $1.70 in 2028 and $2.20 in 2038. The two states would take out a 35-year, $1.75 billion loan, with NY paying it back using money from its budget. NY will contribute $1.75 billion, Port Authority is committed for $2.7 billion, and the federal government would pay roughly $17 to $18 billion. The surcharge is needed to pay for the cost of rail tunnels .

World SC rejects paper trail plea
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A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, told senior counsel Abhishek Singhvi , appearing for the petitioner, that it cannot issue such a direction to the Election Commission unless the petitioner demonstrated that the existing decision of the poll panel to restrict the EVM- VVPAT paper trail counting to one booth per constituency is proved "arbitrary", "illegal" or "malafide".

World Deadly quake collapses buildings in Java
Author: 0 Deadly quake collapses buildings in Java

An 6.9-magnitude quake jolted Indonesia's populous West Java province on Friday night, the Indonesian Meteorological Agency said, but no casualties or damage have been reported so far. In a statement, the Indonesian meteorological agency called on local authorities along the southern coast of Java to "stay alert" and "urge people to immediately evacuate".

World Snow Falling During Evening Commute
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Saturday for portions of central and south central Montana. Commuters are urged to use caution during the evening commute with the snow making for slippery, messy, and icy conditions. Expect lingering snow showers by Saturday afternoon with highs in the low 30s. Temperatures Friday night are expected to be in the mid-20s. On Saturday, mostly sunny with a high of about 40 with wind gusts as high as 28 miles per hour.

World Carol singers' vehicle set on fire, 2 priests detained for hours!
Author: 0 Carol singers' vehicle set on fire, 2 priests detained for hours!

The group was detained following a complaint allegedly filed by saffron activists that they were involved in religious conversion of tribals in the region. "We were beaten up in front of the police, but they did nothing", he complained. He first said he had been "pressured" to convert but later alleged the Bajrang Dal had told him to make the allegation.

World Tillerson confronts North Korean diplomat at UN
Author: 0 Tillerson confronts North Korean diplomat at UN

This as a steep denial to his earlier offer of talks without preconditions, earlier. The White House however said there was no change in US policy and Tillerson did not repeat the offer at the council meeting. "We must do everything we can to reach that objective - and avoid a level of danger that would be unpredictable in its trajectory and catastrophic in its consequences", said Guterres.

World NYPD launches investigation of Russell Simmons following rape allegations
Author: 0 NYPD launches investigation of Russell Simmons following rape allegations

Simmons was also accused of sexual assault by nine more women in a reports published by The New York Times and Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, December 13. "These horrific accusations have shocked me to my core and all of my relations have been consensual", he told the New York Times in a statement on Thursday, adding, "The presumption of innocent until proven guilty must not be replaced by 'Guilty by Accusation'".

World Firefighter with baby on the way dies in California wildfire
Author: 0 Firefighter with baby on the way dies in California wildfire

Cory Iverson is survived By his wife Ashley and a 2-year-old daughter, and was expecting another daughter as well. Chief Ken Pimlott said a Cal Fire serious accident review team is looking into the circumstances surrounding his death, the second confirmed fatality linked to the Thomas Fire.

World Majority of Americans Now View Melania Trump Favorably
Author: 0 Majority of Americans Now View Melania Trump Favorably

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump ", the first lady posted on Twitter Thursday along with the above official 2017 Christmas portrait. This year, Melania wore the Delpozo's bold "It" dress for a speech in Warsaw, Poland, sending shockwaves throughout the American media and world.

Author: 0 Omarosa Says Donald Trump Is 'Racial' But 'Not A Racist'

Both critics and defenders of Manigault Newman agree she will be able to strike deals for a book about her time in the White House, or perhaps work as a TV commentator, given her celebrity and undoubted media skills. As for Connors, she said she's happy to see Omarosa leave the White House. In an interview with ABC's "Nightline" on Thursday night, following her White House exit earlier in the week, the ex-communications director in the White House's Office of Public Liaison told host ...

World OAP Physically Dragged From Home After Missing Rent Payments
Author: 0 OAP Physically Dragged From Home After Missing Rent Payments

The report states that as officers attempted to escort her out of the building, she intentionally slid down her chair onto the floor, and resisted police when they tried to pick her up. A spokeswoman with Franklin House , Karen Twinem, said the independent living community followed protocol in the weeks leading up to her arrest. News 6 investigator Adrianna Iwasinski asked for a jailhouse interview with Fitzgerald on Wednesday and was granted her request.

World Street cheers exit poll results; Sensex climbs 300 points, Nifty above 10350
Author: 0 Street cheers exit poll results; Sensex climbs 300 points, Nifty above 10350

India's GDP growth to be 6.5% in 2017-18 and 7.2% in 2018-19, according to Economic Outlook in 2018 report. On Friday, Yes Bank shares closed 3.98% up at Rs316.05 on BSE , while the Sensex ended 0.65% higher at 33,462.97 points. On the currency front, the Indian rupee strengthened by 30 paise to close at 64.04 against the United States dollar from its previous close at 64.34.

World Govt should have held consultations on triple talaq law, says
Author: 0 Govt should have held consultations on triple talaq law, says

Almost four months after a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court deemed it as unconstitutional , the Union Cabinet has cleared a Bill to criminalize the practice of instant Triple Talaq , according to news reports. It will also be a non-bailable offence. Under the draft law, triple talaq in any form - spoken, in writing or by electronic means such as email, SMS and WhatsApp - would be bad or illegal and void.

World Nazareth cuts back Xmas celebrations to protest Trump's Jerusalem move
Author: 0 Nazareth cuts back Xmas celebrations to protest Trump's Jerusalem move

The municipality of Nazareth, an Arab majority town in Northern Israel, announced that celebrations of Christmas and New Year will be cancelled in protest against Trump's statement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "This is the natural reaction to a decision that impacts our nation and Jerusalem ", Salim told a conference in the city. Israel has been self-proclaiming Jerusalem as its capital since the Arab Springs of 1967, but neither the Palestinians nor the global community ...

World Trump Cuts the Red Tape on Regulations
Author: 0 Trump Cuts the Red Tape on Regulations

Trump boasted that he had far exceeded the promises that he made on the campaign trail to deregulate the country. "But apparently President Trump is", said Amit Narang, a regulatory policy advocate at Public Citizen. "I think that Senator Rubio will be there, for sure", Mr. Trump said. "That's a big difference", Trump said. "Instead of eliminating two old regulations for every one new regulation, we have eliminated 22".

World Centre extends deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts to March 31
Author: 0 Centre extends deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts to March 31

The Supreme Court is yet to decide whether the Aadhaar is mandatory for welfare schemes and financial transactions, like getting a loan or filing taxes and whether it violates the constitutional right to privacy. He added that the government should have sought variation of orders limiting mandatory use of Aadhaar. Deadlines for linking with existing bank accounts, PAN (permanent account number) cards and welfare schemes was already extended to 31 March by the government.

World Firefighter killed in devastating Thomas Fire
Author: 0 Firefighter killed in devastating Thomas Fire

Jerry Brown expressed sorrow over Iverson's death. Thomas wildfire burns above Bella Vista Drive near Romero Canyon in this social media photo by Santa Barbara County Fire Department in Montecito, California , U.S. The Thomas Fire has blackened nearly 250,000 acres (100,000 hectares) since it broke out ten days ago, Cal Fire said, making it the fourth-largest blaze in the state's history.