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World 12-year-old boy among injured after deadly shooting at Chicago Starbucks
Author: 0 12-year-old boy among injured after deadly shooting at Chicago Starbucks

The man was shot in the body and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. His condition is not yet known. Fire officials said he was in serious-to-critical condition. The shooting is thought to have taken place after a drug deal gone wrong, Chicago police Town Hall District Cmdr. An adult male was shot and took himself to the hospital.

World Ardern to raise Manus with Turnbull
Author: 0 Ardern to raise Manus with Turnbull

They also seek orders in the application for the restoration of food, water and electricity to the Lombrum detention centre, where the applicants are now residing. The issue of refugees kept in Australia's overseas detention centres had flared up again, after Australia officially closed the Manus Island centre on Tuesday, and posted a notice to say the facility would be handed over to the PNG Defence Forces.

World Lamar Smith to retire from Congress
Author: 0 Lamar Smith to retire from Congress

He has chaired the ethics and judiciary committees. Smith's district covers the majority of West Campus and reaches all the way south and east of Austin to San Antonio and Fredericksburg. Even so, Smith said there was still much left to do in the 14 months remaining in his current term, according to the Tribune . Smith earned many detractors for his skepticism of manmade climate change.

World South Carolina US Rep. Joe Wilson says Trump's Asia trip reassuring
Author: 0 South Carolina US Rep. Joe Wilson says Trump's Asia trip reassuring

Recent polls by NBC News/SurveyMonkey and Economist/YouGov show Americans consider North Korea to be the most immediate threat to the United States. There he will ask Chinese President Xi Jinping to do more to rein in North Korea . "That's been of great reassurance to our allies, partners and others in the region who are literally under the gun of this regime".

World 2 more terror 'stragglers' die in Marawi encounter
Author: 0 2 more terror 'stragglers' die in Marawi encounter

Syahputra was arrested on Wednesday by operatives of the Marawi City police at Barangay Luksa Datu. Brawner said the two stragglers appeared to be "weak and malnourished". Two more Maute fighters, including the alleged right-hand man of terror leader Isnilon Hapilon, were killed, the military said on Thursday. Colonel Romeo Brawner, Jr., deputy commander of Task Force Marawi, said the suspected extremist fighter jumped into a canal near the Grand Mosque after being seen by soldiers.

World Free Help with Health Insurance Enrollment is Available
Author: 0 Free Help with Health Insurance Enrollment is Available

New Yorkers seeking coverage effective January 1, 2018, must enroll by December 15, 2017. That includes average increases of 14.2 percent for plans offered by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, 9.9 percent for those offered by St. "Most people who already have plans through the federal marketplace will be automatically re-enrolled, but Lodes urges customers to return to healthcare.gov since plan pricing and coverage changes every year".

World Mars 2020 Rover Will Have 23 Upgraded Cameras
Author: 0 Mars 2020 Rover Will Have 23 Upgraded Cameras

Should all go according to plan, NASA will launch its next Martian rover in July 2020. Furthermore, even the inside of the rover's body will have a camera that will analyze samples as they are collected and left on the planet's surface, which will be collected by a future mission.

World US B-1B Bombers Fly Near Korean Peninsula
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The mission was "planned in advance" and "was not in response to any current event", a US Air Force spokeswoman told Newsweek . North Korea has conducted several ballistic missile tests this year in defiance of U.N. The bombers flew over Okinawa, Japan, and then the southern South Korean island of Jeju, before changing direction and heading toward the East Sea, it said.

World Suu Kyi visits Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state
Author: 0 Suu Kyi visits Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state

Spokesman Zaw Htay told Reuters she was visiting the troubled border district of Maungdaw, where more than 600,000 members of the stateless Rohingya group have crossed into Bangladesh since August 25. Among other things, it re-imposes a ban on jade and rubies from Myanmar, requires a report on which individuals should be subjected to visa bans and targeted sanctions, and instructs the U.S.

World Amit Shah launches BJP's Karnataka election campaign in Bengaluru
Author: 0 Amit Shah launches BJP's Karnataka election campaign in Bengaluru

Chaos prevailed on NH-4 leading to the city, ahead of BJP "Nava Karnataka Parivartana Yatra ", a rally the saffronparty is launching today ahead of the 2018 Assembly election in the state. Shah flew into Bangalore International Exhibition Centre on Tumakuru Road in a chopper at 1pm, and after flagging off the yatra, left by the same helicopter.

World Franken to Sessions: American public can not trust your word
Author: 0 Franken to Sessions: American public can not trust your word

The guilty plea shows Papadopoulos continued trying to arrange a meeting between campaign officials and Russian Federation until at least August 2016. Sessions also said it was time to end the "Diversity Lottery", and noted that U.S. Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue have introduced a bill that would switch the country to a merit-based system.

World Dining hall celebrates Dia de los Muertos
Author: 0 Dining hall celebrates Dia de los Muertos

It's a bit of a misnomer. But despite the skulls, the Day of the Dead celebration isn't like Halloween because it's not all about spirits and ghosts, said Perri Gardner, advisor for College of Southern Idaho's Diversity Council. Día de los Muertos festivities wrap up today. Candles used to guide spirits back to their living loved ones are pepperd between mementos and food.

World Virginia gov's race: Campaign charged with racial overtones
Author: 0 Virginia gov's race: Campaign charged with racial overtones

On Thursday, less than a week before Tuesday's election, Hyra held a news conference at the state Capitol to emphasize his dismay over the "wild-eyed accusations and divisive rhetoric" flying between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam and their supporters.

World North Korean defector warns pre-emptive U.S. strike would trigger 'automatic retaliation'
Author: 0 North Korean defector warns pre-emptive U.S. strike would trigger 'automatic retaliation'

Thae noted that North Korea's "free markets are flourishing" and that citizens have found ways to access information from the outside, such as South Korean films and television. "The U.S.is spending billions of dollars to cope with the military threat and yet how much does the U.S. spend each year on information activities involving North Korea in a year? But we can educate [the] North Korean population to stand up by disseminating outside information", he concluded.

Author: 0 Brianna "Breezy" Brochu Photos: Full Story & Must-See Details

Reports said the behavior included disgusting acts like spitting in her roommate's coconut oil, putting moldy clam dip in her lotion and spreading body fluids , including menstrual blood, on her roommate's belongings. Woodward said, in meeting with the victim Tuesday, he "reiterated my personal commitment to ensuring she has all available personal and academic resources the University can provide".

World White House 'Surprised' By Campaign Adviser's Grand Jury Testimony
Author: 0 White House 'Surprised' By Campaign Adviser's Grand Jury Testimony

Sessions is at the far left, Papadopoulos is third from left. First, there was that recording of Donald Trump calling him an "excellent guy" and now there is a court filing that details a meeting in which Papadopoulous, who was recently arrested for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, proposed a sit-down between the president and Vladimir Putin .

World Miami firemen sacked for noose on black colleague's photo
Author: 0 Miami firemen sacked for noose on black colleague's photo

In addition to the noose, the harassers drew lewd sexual images on the lieutenant's family photos, hung in his room on the second floor of the station. Under their contracts, they firefighters can challenge their terminations. The Miami New Times reported in 2011 that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) found Bryson's actions discriminatory, and ordered the union to restore the black members and compensate them for unpaid benefits.

Author: 0 UK Labour to investigate activist's rape claim against senior figure

Among the claims are a number of serious allegations of inappropriate behaviour with junior members of staff, the use of prostitutes and affairs between MPs. 'Labour will also launch an independent investigation into claims that a party employee acted improperly over these 2011 allegations'. Asked why it took two years to report it to the party, Ms Bailey said: 'At first, I tried to just pretend hadn't happened and just sort of shut away.

World New Victory of Cuba in the United Nations against U.S. blockade
Author: 0 New Victory of Cuba in the United Nations against U.S. blockade

But a year ago, under President Barack Obama, the USA abstained for the first time, as Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved forward with the historic warming of relations between the former Cold War foes. Bruno Rodriguez charged the United States of failing to produce any shred of evidence that the incidents were really attacks and blamed the government of using the health of diplomats as a pretext to undermine bilateral relations.

World NY terror attack claims lives of five friends from Argentina
Author: 0 NY terror attack claims lives of five friends from Argentina

The Argentinian foreign ministry identified them as Ariel Erlij , Hernan Diego Mendoza , Diego Enrique Angelini , Alejandro Damian Pagnucco , and Hernan Ferruchi. The five men were killed close to Stuyvesant High School at to the end of the deadly rampage, where the rented truck came to halt after careening more than 20 blocks along the cycle path.

World Device detonated at Davie Poplar tree on UNC's campus
Author: 0 Device detonated at Davie Poplar tree on UNC's campus

Officers tell crews on scene that police are investigating a suspicous package in the suspect's vehicle in Carrboro. Video on social media depicted a small fire at the Davie Popular tree, located in McCorkle Place. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. They also said a suspect is in custody related to the incident.

World California Family Attacked By Pirates In Brazilian Jungle
Author: 0 California Family Attacked By Pirates In Brazilian Jungle

When Guillory heard his good friends were safe he said he began "super excited ugly-crying". It's unclear how the family escaped the assailants. Emily Harteau's father, Warren Brandle, told the Wall Street Journal that his daughter last contacted him Friday, telling him in a Skype message that she and her family were planning to board a boat Saturday in Belem, a port city that leads to the Amazon.

World Jared Kushner's team turned over documents to special counsel in Russian Federation investigation
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The first charges in the Mueller probe have kindled talk of what the endgame for Trump looks like, according to conversations with a half-dozen advisers and friends of the president. "I'm only saying publicly what everyone says behind the scenes at Fox News, in conservative media, and the Senate and Congress", he explained. Trump invited her up to the microphone to speak at a "Thank You" rally in December when he was president-elect.

World Rick Perry claims fossil fuels can prevent rape in Africa
Author: 0 Rick Perry claims fossil fuels can prevent rape in Africa

It's going to take fossil fuels to push power out into those villages in Africa. Bottom line: Energy Secretary Rick Perry tries to exploit concern about sexual assault by linking the prevention of sexual assault with the consumption of fossil fuels, and fails.

World Former FBI head Comey calling his book 'A Higher Loyalty'
Author: 0 Former FBI head Comey calling his book 'A Higher Loyalty'

Comey told Trump that he would be honest, but could not pledge personal loyalty. Comey was sacked last spring by President Donald Trump and later testified before Congress that Trump had met with him privately and asked for his loyalty. It was later revealed by the administration that no tapes of the conversations existed. Axios first reported the new title of Comey's book and the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director tweeted out the article, saying "Lordy I hope there are ...

Author: 0 Trump Backer Robert Mercer Resigns as CEO of Hedge Fund

The Mercers were early backers of Bannon, investing both in Breitbart as well as data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica. Mercer, who with his wife donated $200,000 to the GOP 's legal defense fund the day Trump fired FBI Director James Comey and provided critical support to Trump after he secured the nomination, issued a statement where he said he was selling his stake in Breitbart News to his daughter and stepping back from his hedge fund.

World NY marathon to continue with enhanced security
Author: 0 NY marathon to continue with enhanced security

He heads to NY on Friday. "I think New Yorkers and all the people coming in town want to show that they are not going to be beaten down", said Sara Estabrook, who is also getting ready to run in New York City. You go through 5 Burroughs, and it's just supposed to be such a fabulous experience and I get to experience it with her", said Doyle. "There's going to be a lot of watchful eyes in New York", Vlasic said.

World Send The NYC Terrorist To Guantanamo Bay
Author: 0 Send The NYC Terrorist To Guantanamo Bay

The legality of a move to GITMO is not clear, as Saipov was a lawful resident of the U.S. No terrorist has been sent to GITMO under such circumstances. Bush. Because what we have right now is a joke and it's a laughing stock. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he, too, believed Saipov should be held as an enemy combatant .

World Clocks Fall Back One Hour on Sunday
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Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). "Any move to year-round (daylight saving time) should be regional, because acting alone would make MA a significant outlier, and could disrupt commerce, trade, interstate transportation, and broadcasting", the report says.

World PH slips 14 notches in WB ranking
Author: 0 PH slips 14 notches in WB ranking

THE Philippines' rank in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report fell by 14 places to 113th this year. The ranking on the ease of doing business, in the meantime, complements the DTF score by providing information about an economy's performance in business regulation relative to the performance of other economies, the report said.

World Auburn basketball holds out two players amid FBI investigation
Author: 0 Auburn basketball holds out two players amid FBI investigation

Auburn has suspended Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy , two players believed to be implicated in the F.B.I.'s complaint against former assistant coach Chuck Person . Wiley is the son of former Auburn All-American and Hartselle High women's basketball star Vickie Orr. Though Auburn University president Steven Leath told AL.com last month the school had " a pretty good indication " who the players involved were, Pearl maintained he was unaware of their identities until altering his ...

World Ex-Trump campaign adviser pleads guilty to making false statement
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign adviser pleads guilty to making false statement

Court documents unsealed Monday revealed that Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in early October to making false statement to FBI investigators about his contacts with foreigners claiming to have high-level Russian connections. She said Clovis was "being polite" when he encouraged Papadopoulos to meet with Russian officials in August, adding that the campaign had a "strict rule that no person could travel overseas as a representative of the campaign".

World Senate Agriculture Dem: Clovis was 'comically bad nominee'
Author: 0 Senate Agriculture Dem: Clovis was 'comically bad nominee'

A former Trump campaign aide withdrew from consideration to be the top scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday amid scrutiny of his scientific credentials and his ties to the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

World China vetoes United Nations move on Azhar
Author: 0 China vetoes United Nations move on Azhar

Previous year in March, China was the only member in the 15-nation UN Security Council to block India's application against Masood Azhar. The JeM, founded by Azhar, has already been in the UN's list of banned terror outfits. The MEA reaction comes after China again made a decision to block the United Nations move against Azhar. "You mentioned Pakistan. Pakistan is also a victim of terrorism and we support Pakistan in countering terrorism in accordance with the its own national conditions", ...

World Trump's tax plan: The major changes
Author: 0 Trump's tax plan: The major changes

GOP leaders briefed rank-and-file lawmakers on the proposal Thursday morning ahead of a formal rollout and a show of unity event at the White House with President Donald Trump . It shifts the United States to a so-called territorial tax system, where most foreign-earned profits are not taxed. The plan also maintains the top bracket of 39.6% for high-income households and phases out rather than immediately repeals the estate tax , which applies now to estates worth about $5 million or more.

World Tesla shares plummet amid Model 3 production issues
Author: 0 Tesla shares plummet amid Model 3 production issues

Tesla shares skidded Wednesday after offering only a murky timetable for fixing production "bottlenecks" for its Model 3 , the vehicle aimed at broadening the appeal of the electric carmaker. Though that marked a 4.5% increase year over year, it's below the 1,260 vehicles analysts expected and well below the company's year-end production targets of 20,000 Model 3s a month by December.

World Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98
Author: 0 Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98

She was born on 15th August 1919 in London , her birthday is of great significance as 28 years down the line from the day of her birth, India and Pakistan were separated just 24 hours before - on 14th of August. The last time she visited Pakistan was in 2004. She considered cricket diplomacy to be an enthralling dimension. Nusli is married to Maureen Wadia, a former air hostess, who heads Gladrags magazine and is one of the forces behind the Mrs.

World Hillary Clinton to Trevor Noah:
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton to Trevor Noah: "I'm Not Going Anywhere"

President Trump has called the dossier "fake news ". Considering Trump's responses to both the attack in NY and the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Clinton added, "He just doesn't have any empathy". "I know that voters should have had that information, that's something that may have influenced some people", she said, adding, "But the fact of the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign should have come out".

World Ex-DNC chair reveals how Clinton 'rigged' Dem Primary
Author: 0 Ex-DNC chair reveals how Clinton 'rigged' Dem Primary

Later in the piece, Brazile recalled a phone call she had with Bernie Sanders following Clinton's nomination: "T$3 he cancer was that [Clinton] had exerted this control of the party long before she became its nominee", she told Sanders.

World Justice Department reportedly considers charging Russian officials in DNC hacking
Author: 0 Justice Department reportedly considers charging Russian officials in DNC hacking

Justice Department prosecutors have gathered evidence on the Russian officials for what could be one of the most revealing discoveries yet about the Kremlin's election meddling, the Wall Street Journal reported. Earlier this week money-laundering and tax-avoidance charges were unsealed against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Richard Gates.

World Ibori condoles Bola Tinubu over loss of his son, Jide
Author: 0 Ibori condoles Bola Tinubu over loss of his son, Jide

He called on men and women of goodwill, friends and associates to rally round the Tinubus in prayers as they fearless their moment of grief and loss of a dear family member. Ajimobi described the sudden death of the APC national leader's son as not only shocking but unfortunate and disheartening. Wale's brother is a maritime lawyer and promoter of TSL Limited.

World Ahead of Trump visit, Abe urges upping pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 Ahead of Trump visit, Abe urges upping pressure on North Korea

He said he hopes to have extensive talks with the American leader to step up cooperation between the US and Japan regarding North Korea. As he did during a visit to Japan earlier in the week, Stoltenberg urged "global responses" to the danger posed by the North Korean nuclear and missile programme as well as other global threats.

World Kidnapping victim escapes from trunk at Alabama gas station
Author: 0 Kidnapping victim escapes from trunk at Alabama gas station

When she woke up, investigators said the suspect demanded money as he continued to choke her. After the woman was able to get out of the vehicle, she ran inside for help. When he pulled into the gas station, she managed to make her escape. He was identified as Timothy Wyatt, 36, who was free on bail on charges of attempted murder, sodomy and robbery in Chilton County.

World United Kingdom seeks extradition of Manchester concert bomber's brother
Author: 0 United Kingdom seeks extradition of Manchester concert bomber's brother

Among those that lost their lives are South Shields couple, 17 year old Chloe Rutherford and her 19 year old boyfriend Liam Curry. The police also said they were grateful to the Libyan authorities for considering the request. A total of 112 people needed hospital treatment after the attack, with 64 suffering "very serious" injuries. They must remain our priority and we will therefore not be commenting further so as not to jeopardise the investigation.

World Colorado Walmart shooting suspect identified, remains on loose
Author: 0 Colorado Walmart shooting suspect identified, remains on loose

Two men died at the scene of the shooting and a wounded woman was taken to a hospital where she died. The person of interest seen in surveillance photos released by Thornton PDis described as a caucasian adult wearing a black vest, maroon shirt and blue jeans.

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Author: 0 "Its a national duty to rape girls in revealing cloth" Egyptian Lawyer

They have prompted fury across the country and the world amid the Harvey Weinstein scandal and allegations now rocking Westminster. Nada Draz of the state National Council for Women told The Associated Press on Thursday that comments by lawyer Nabih el-Wahsh "explicitly promote rape and sexual harassment".

World Cincinnati Zoo speaks out about hippo Henry's death
Author: 0 Cincinnati Zoo speaks out about hippo Henry's death

Dickerson Park Zoo staff, along with the staff at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, is mourning the passing of Henry the Hippo. "We are sad to lose him . Zoo officials have said they are grateful for the community's support during "the toughest of times". Henry and Bibi were brought here together to form a breeding pair, and pretty quickly Fiona followed.

World 'Multiple parties down' in Colorado Walmart shooting, police say
Author: 0 'Multiple parties down' in Colorado Walmart shooting, police say

Two men and a woman were killed. Ostrem is considered armed and unsafe. Thornton Police said they are now reviewing security camera footage and interviewing witnesses "for assistance with suspect (s) description/info". So far two people have been confirmed dead. Thornton is city of about 120,000 people roughly 10 miles (16 km) northeast of downtown Denver. Responding officers evacuated the store.