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World Woman shot in head during Las Vegas massacre finally going home
Author: 0 Woman shot in head during Las Vegas massacre finally going home

Fifty-eight people were killed and 546 were injured in the shooting. "She hugged me and kissed me, and she said everything is going to be OK". Dr. Jovanna was rushed to the hospital, where doctors gave Frank a grim prognosis, according to KGUN . "You're supposed to be the miracle child, '" said Frank.

World Trump Wants $25B Border Wall for 'Dreamer' Protections
Author: 0 Trump Wants $25B Border Wall for 'Dreamer' Protections

The officials are speaking on the condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to publicly discuss the plan before its release. Officials said the 1.8 million people could apply to become citizens in 10 to 12 years providing they had jobs and did not commit crimes.

World Trump to Schumer:
Author: 0 Trump to Schumer: "If there is no Wall, there is no DACA"

Schumer on Tuesday confirmed a Politico report that he has withdrawn an offer to give more than $1.6 billion for a border wall in exchange for Trump agreeing to protections for DACA recipients. On Tuesday, however, Schumer told reporters he had withdrawn the offer, saying: "We're going to have to start on a new basis and the wall offer is off the table", according to Reuters .

World Suspected child killer investigated in Pakistan over porn ring claims
Author: 0 Suspected child killer investigated in Pakistan over porn ring claims

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan has demanded a thorough probe by a high-powered joint investigation team (JIT) into reports of a child pornography ring allegedly operating in Kasur. Masood was instructed by Pakistan Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar to write down the names of the provincial minister he believed to be involved in the worldwide child porn ring and also another official he believed to be involved, which he did.

World Shelter responds to new government figures on rough sleeping
Author: 0 Shelter responds to new government figures on rough sleeping

Campaigners have described the rise as a "catastrophe" following continual rises since 2010, urging that evidence shows how the problem can be fixed and calling on the Government to take "swift action" to tackle the problem. The figures revealed a total of 40 people sleeping rough on the town's streets during autumn 2017 - up 53.8 per cent on last year's autumn figure of 26.

World Chuck Schumer confirms that he wasn't serious all along, withdraws 'Wall' offer
Author: 0 Chuck Schumer confirms that he wasn't serious all along, withdraws 'Wall' offer

The president will work with bipartisan lawmakers "committed to fixing our broken immigration system", she said . That also included more money for border security, including perhaps, yes, the wall that the president has always been seeking and tougher policies on legal immigration that allow people to bring family members into the country and a lottery program that people can use to apply for visas.

World Turkey's Afrin Campaign Heightens Tensions With US
Author: 0 Turkey's Afrin Campaign Heightens Tensions With US

Three British men, as part of a unit of global volunteers with the Kurdish YPG (People's Protection Units), are travelling to the front line to defend Kurdish areas against advancing Turkish forces in northern Syria - the latest chapter in the complicated civil war .

World I am willing to talk to Mueller under oath
Author: 0 I am willing to talk to Mueller under oath

A White House spokesman referred questions to the president's legal team. That includes eight employees in the White House counsel's office. Mr Wray's tenure has been tense as the President has repeatedly fanned suspicion about whether the FBI's work is politically motivated, including in the Russian Federation investigation.

World NTSB releases accounts from Amtrak 501 crew
Author: 0 NTSB releases accounts from Amtrak 501 crew

The train was making its inaugural run on a new route between Seattle and Portland when it derailed near DuPont, Wash., about 60 miles south of Seattle. The engineer said he did see a trackside signal at milepost 19.8, indicating that there was an upcoming junction, but he mistook it for another signal farther north.

World Employee who mistakenly sent Hawaii missile alert not cooperating in probe
Author: 0 Employee who mistakenly sent Hawaii missile alert not cooperating in probe

Widespread panic and confusion broke out in Hawaii earlier this month after an alert was sent to mobile devices warning that a ballistic missile was heading toward the state and urging people there to take immediate shelter. She added that "federal, state, and local officials throughout the country need to work together to identify any vulnerabilities to false alerts and do what's necessary to fix them".

World Where is Mueller's Trump-Russia Investigation Headed?
Author: 0 Where is Mueller's Trump-Russia Investigation Headed?

Mueller also wants to know about Trump's reaction to Comey's May 2017 testimony on Capitol Hill, which reportedly angered the President. The president said in the impromptu and wide-ranging gathering with a group of reporters at the White House that they were discussing a time frame for the meeting in "about two or three weeks".

World SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket test firing goes off without a hitch
Author: 0 SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket test firing goes off without a hitch

The Falcon Heavy is a reusable super heavy-lift launch vehicle. "There's a lot of risk associated with Falcon Heavy, a real good chance that that vehicle does not make it to orbit", Musk said past year, according to CBS News. This equates to approximately 23,000 kilonewtons of thrust at take-off. There is no official payload because this is a test flight for SpaceX , but Musk announced late a year ago that a cherry red Tesla will be encapsulated in the rocket's nose cone and launched ...

World Alabama House votes to end special US Senate elections
Author: 0 Alabama House votes to end special US Senate elections

Louise Alexander, D-Bessemer. Steve Clouse , the bill is meant to save taxpayers the cost of another special election should a vacancy occur in the U.S. Unusual lost the Republican Senate primary to former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who lost December's election to former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones , the first Democrat to win election to the U.S.

World U.S. lawmakers to make last-ditch bid to end impasse
Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers to make last-ditch bid to end impasse

McConnell then called for Congress to reconvene for another vote on a stop-gap funding measure at noon, a proposal which was nodded through. "Talks will continue but we have yet to reach an agreement", Senate Minority Leader Charles E.

World Germany's young socialists use Corbyn tactics to torpedo Merkel
Author: 0 Germany's young socialists use Corbyn tactics to torpedo Merkel

Answering questions in the House of Commons shortly before leaving for Switzerland, Mrs May joked, "who knows, I might even bump into the shadow chancellor while I'm there". Schulz faced fierce resistance from the party's left and youth wings, who criticised the preliminary coalition agreement as falling short of campaign pledges.

World Thursday weather: Weather Service warns of possible flooding
Author: 0 Thursday weather: Weather Service warns of possible flooding

Today Sunny, with a high near 65. The high in Wyandotte County will be near 62, with south southwest winds of 9 to 17 miles per hour, gusting as high as 29 miles per hour, the weather service said. Breezy. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Even still, the fire danger shouldn't be quite as high as what we saw on Monday .

Author: 0 Datsyuk, Kovalchuk lead Russian hockey team

The Olympic body earlier this week said that the exclusion of certain athletes from the list of eligible Russians did not necessarily mean they had doped. Ski & Snowboard Team Leader Dan Hunt sees the PyeongChang Games as one of the first major steps on a journey which can move Great Britain towards being one of the world's leading snowsports nations.

World USA aircraft carrier to visit Vietnam in March
Author: 0 USA aircraft carrier to visit Vietnam in March

The Obama administration lifted some restrictions on Kopassus that year, though training with US counterparts is still forbidden. Members of the Indonesian special forces hold a demonstration in honor of Defense Secretary James Mattis . China rebuked the United States on Monday after a guided missile destroyer sailed near territory it seized from the Philippines. Indonesia renamed the fish- and gas-rich area the North Natuna Sea in 2017 following multiple excursions of Chinese fishing ...

World Lynyrd Skynyrd's Farewell Tour Coming to Blossom in July
Author: 0 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Farewell Tour Coming to Blossom in July

Louis, among others. The iconic group is widely known for their live performances that usually include their beloved, elongated version of " Free Bird ", most often played at the end of their set, and their live albums including their multi-Platinum certified One More from the Road .

World Keenum: Family got some 'tough' treatment from Eagles fans
Author: 0 Keenum: Family got some 'tough' treatment from Eagles fans

Philadelphia suffered a catastrophic injury when starting quarterback Carson Wentz went down with an injury during a win against the Los Angeles Rams in the regular season, forcing Foles into action. I'm not going to draw a "Rocky" analogy because if the National Football League ran boxing, Philadelphia's Rocky Balboa would have been in the concussion protocol after the first round of every fight.

World Mueller seeks to question Trump in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Mueller seeks to question Trump in Russian Federation probe

During his nearly daylong interview in October, Spicer was reportedly asked about Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey and the statements he made following Comey's dismissal , according to Politico. The Comey axing, viewed by some as possible obstruction of justice , set into motion a series of events that led to Mueller's appointment. As Mueller's team has investigated potential Russian collusion with Trump's campaign, it has scheduled individuals for voluntary ...

World S. Korean president's approval rating tumbles on controversy over Winter Olympics
Author: 0 S. Korean president's approval rating tumbles on controversy over Winter Olympics

The announcement from Pyongyang said all Koreans should "promote contact, travel, cooperation between North and South Korea ". "Klingner, now at the Heritage Foundation, said South Korean officials recently told him that "...the U.S.is thinking of hitting two or three targets, and that North Korea would likely respond proportionately".

World Afghanistan advance to semis after NZ rout
Author: 0 Afghanistan advance to semis after NZ rout

Afghanistan , coached by former Black Caps coach Andy Moles, won the toss and elected to bat first, which looked a great decision when they notched 310-6 off their 50 overs. Both snared four-wicket hauls to inflict a humiliating loss on the Kiwis. The chase turned out to be a cakewalk for the Namibians as they tracked down the target easily.

World SDF statement says Turkey falsely claimed Islamic State is in Afrin
Author: 0 SDF statement says Turkey falsely claimed Islamic State is in Afrin

The debate has been fuelled by a Turkish offensive in northern Syria in which Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, has been using German-made Leopard 2 tanks. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday that he had discussed developments in the region with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.

World Ex-president Lula barred from leaving Brazil
Author: 0 Ex-president Lula barred from leaving Brazil

Lula can still appeal to higher courts to delay a final decision, avoiding jail and stringing the process out long enough to register his candidacy by the August 15 deadline, though an electoral court could eventually revoke his candidacy. "I don't want to sound arrogant but I want to tell you that I want to be the candidate to win the elections and govern this country that way it has to be governed", said Lula.

World Senate Panel To Start Releasing Trump Tower Witness Interviews
Author: 0 Senate Panel To Start Releasing Trump Tower Witness Interviews

USA media reported last July that the President's son, Donald Trump Jr ., had met during the 2016 presidential campaign with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya expecting to receive confidential information about his father's political rival Hillary Clinton .

World European Union court bars sexuality tests for asylum seekers
Author: 0 European Union court bars sexuality tests for asylum seekers

The case which prompted the ruling was brought by a Nigerian man who submitted an asylum application in Hungary in April 2015. "Furthermore, even assuming that an expert's report based on projective personality tests, such as that at issue in the main proceedings, may contribute to identifying with a degree of reliability the sexual orientation of the person concerned, it follows from the statements of the referring court that the conclusions of such an expert's report are only capable of ...

World Filmmaker Sues Russell Simmons For $5 Million, Accusing Him Of Rape
Author: 0 Filmmaker Sues Russell Simmons For $5 Million, Accusing Him Of Rape

Simmons called the allegation "absolutely untrue" and, in a statement to ABC News, said, "I look forward to having my day in court". The suit, which seeks $5 million in punitive damages plus other unspecified damages, says Simmons was co-producing and financing a documentary Jasorik was working on after they met in NY in 2016.

World The Super Blue Blood Moon
Author: 0 The Super Blue Blood Moon

Let's break it down! No matter: this month it is certainly true, as English writer and comedian Arthur Smith suggests: "The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance". Occasionally, there will be more than one in a single year. It occurs when the moon passes into Earth shadow or umbra. The next true Supermoon will not occur until January 2019.

World DOJ DISGRACE: FBI Informant CONFIRMS Anti-Trump 'SECRET SOCIETY' at DOJ
Author: 0 DOJ DISGRACE: FBI Informant CONFIRMS Anti-Trump 'SECRET SOCIETY' at DOJ

Brian asks, "The ONLY texts missing from these phones just HAPPEN TO be during the time of the Trump transition until the day Mueller was appointed?" Sen. Johnson said the texts, especially one in particular that reads "perhaps this is the first meeting of the secret society " are proof of further evidence of corruption within the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World Women's Marches Continue in Las Vegas, European Cities
Author: 0 Women's Marches Continue in Las Vegas, European Cities

The mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio , said more than 120,000 protesters turned out in Manhattan to attend the day's march for women's rights, as hundreds of thousands of others did in cities around the country. Similar marches were held in Nanaimo, Courtenay, Salt Spring Island and in communities across Canada and around the world, the scenes reminiscent of the Women's Marches that sprang up around the globe a year ago in the wake of Donald Trump's inauguration as US president.

World Philippine volcano forced 74000 people to flee homes
Author: 0 Philippine volcano forced 74000 people to flee homes

Based on its previous eruptions, Mayon's restiveness could last from two to four months, prompting Albay and national authorities to take steps to ease the impact on schools, public health and safety, livelihood and law and order, officials said.

World German Chancellor Angela Merkel: I Want a Great Partnership with Britain
Author: 0 German Chancellor Angela Merkel: I Want a Great Partnership with Britain

He is the first United States president to attend Davos since Bill Clinton in 2000, giving him a chance to mingle with the same elite "globalists" he bashed in the 2016 election campaign. This month Dimon released a special letter praising Trump's tax bill "a significant positive outcome for the country". "He has a duality in his personality".

World As Trump is cold-shouldered by politicians, business warms to him
Author: 0 As Trump is cold-shouldered by politicians, business warms to him

White House aides said Trump's message would be the same that he has given during other trips aboard over the past year: The United States wants strong ties with its allies but wants to reduce chronic trade deficits with many of them. But the president and other administration officials will likely underscore their position that their policies will boost USA growth, arguing that when the US does well, so does the world.

World Arizona high speed chase ends in terrifying crash
Author: 0 Arizona high speed chase ends in terrifying crash

The chase started around 10 a.m. west of Phoenix when a trooper tried to stop the SUV that Taebel was driving. Seconds later, Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers swarmed the vehicle while onlookers pointed at the suspect. "It sounded like a big, nearly like a generator exploding or something". But it wasn't quite over. The suspect climbed out of his wrecked vehicle and ran a short distance, stopping to speak to people emerging from a building to see what was happening.

World Widespread sexual harassment exposed at London charity dinner
Author: 0 Widespread sexual harassment exposed at London charity dinner

Host David Walliams said he did "not witness any of the kind of behaviour that allegedly occurred" and was "absolutely appalled by the reports". David Meller is stepping down from his role as a non-executive director at the Department for Education , Anne Milton, education minister, told Parliament today .

World United States diplomat quits Rohingya panel, slams Suu Kyi
Author: 0 United States diplomat quits Rohingya panel, slams Suu Kyi

They face charges under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, with a maximum jail sentences of 14 years. In the midst of proposed repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar, lawmakers from ASEAN countries came to Bangladesh to assess the situation, potential regional responses, and what is needed to push their governments and the wider global community into action.

World Elton John: 'My farewell tour is a scary leap of faith'
Author: 0 Elton John: 'My farewell tour is a scary leap of faith'

After 50 years on stage, Elton John has announced that he is embarking on a three-year "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour . "I'm going to contact to him personally, but I would like to say publicly that I love him and I can't thank him enough for what he did for me along the way".

World Volunteers needed for Saturday's homeless count
Author: 0 Volunteers needed for Saturday's homeless count

The Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care comprises Clearfield, Jefferson, Elk and 17 other counties and past year reported a total homeless population of 837. According to HUD, the homelessness numbers for Jamestown increased significantly between 2016 and 2017. A questionnaire was also filled out for each individual to seek their medical history and how long they have been homeless.

World Doomsday Clock set at 2 minutes to midnight
Author: 0 Doomsday Clock set at 2 minutes to midnight

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has been tracking the threat posed by nuclear weapons and other technologies since the 1940s. Since 2007, climate change has also been used as one of the factors that can influence the clock. "To call the world nuclear situation dire is to understate the danger-and its immediacy", the group added as it again advanced the clock, just as it did previous year.

World Mummified woman was seven-time great grandmother of Boris Johnson
Author: 0 Mummified woman was seven-time great grandmother of Boris Johnson

The woman's mummified body was found buried in front of the altar with no headstone. Anna Bischoff is believed to have died of mercury poisoning, a common treatment for syphilis in her time. Once her identity had been established, genealogists were able - with the help of the efficient records of births, marriages, and deaths which tend to be kept by the wealthier classes - to trace more of Anna Catharina's descendants.

World League tables: Free schools have best Progress 8 scores
Author: 0 League tables: Free schools have best Progress 8 scores

At the other end of the scale, five schools were rated as "below average" on Progress 8 , including Priesthorpe School, which has now become an academy known as Co-Operative Academy Priesthorpe. Toot Hill School was the best-performing school in the Advertiser area based on English and maths GCSE results, with 64% of its pupils achieving at least a grade 5 in both subjects.

World Guggenheim offers Trump solid gold toilet instead of Van Gogh
Author: 0 Guggenheim offers Trump solid gold toilet instead of Van Gogh

A Guggenheim spokeswoman confirmed to The Washington Post that Donna Hayashi Smith of the White House's Office of the Curator emailed Nancy Spector , curator at the Guggenheim, in September 2017 and asked if the White House could borrow Van Gogh's painting for the President's official residence.

World Trump imposes 30 percent tariff on solar panels, washing machines
Author: 0 Trump imposes 30 percent tariff on solar panels, washing machines

The rising imports were spurred on by China's use of state incentives, subsidies and tariffs , and manufacturers have evaded compensatory USA tariffs by repeatedly shifting production to new countries, USTR said . Beyond harming job growth, the tariffs could also hinder efforts to make the USA power grid cleaner and more renewable, environmental advocacy groups say .

Author: 0 Trump willing to be questioned 'under oath' in Russian Federation probe

But Trump pushed back against those suggestions Wednesday. But any interview of a USA president in an investigation is fraught with issues of executive privilege - how much and in what context the U.S. "I don't think I did", he said. Mr. Bannon had earlier reached an agreement to be interviewed by the investigators instead of appearing before a grand jury.

World Trump willing to testify under oath in US-Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump willing to testify under oath in US-Russia probe

President Trump says he's willing to speak with Special Counsel Robert Mueller under oath. No interview date has been set, but Trump said his lawyers have told him that a sit-down will likely happen within the next couple of weeks. He suggested when asked by a reporter that it could happen "in two or three weeks". Meanwhile, CIA Director Mike Pompeo has also been questioned by Mr.

World Women journalists protest separation at Western Wall for Pence visit
Author: 0 Women journalists protest separation at Western Wall for Pence visit

The Jewish Western Wall Heritage Foundation, an ultra-Orthodox organization that controls the wall, does not allow women to read aloud from the Torah, wear prayer shawls, sing, or attend joint services with men. And although Mike and Karen Pence are said to be religious, in Evangelical Christianity, there is no such requirement of praying in the company of one's own sexes.