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Police Release New Details About Las Vegas Shooter, But Still No Motive

Police Release New Details About Las Vegas Shooter, But Still No Motive But the sheriff also hinted at others who could face arrest, saying, "The FBI has an ongoing case against an individual of federal interest". This follows Tuesday's news that authorities may file unknown charges within the next 60 days against an unknown suspect or suspects. [Full Article...]

British MPs pass European Union withdrawal bill

British MPs pass European Union withdrawal bill Bill 2017-19, will repeal the European Communities Act from 1972 and copy over the massive existing body of EU law into the United Kingdom so that it will still apply after Brexit in 2019. In the final debate in the Commons on Wednesday, pro-European MPs - including Conservatives - took the opportunity to criticise the government's Brexit strategy. [Full Article...]

"Me Too" May Hit UN, LA Times CEO under Fire

NPR said Levinsohn did not respond on the record to detailed questions. "This week, we became aware of allegations that Ross Levinsohn acted inappropriately". Under oath he admitted to ranking female colleagues by their "hotness" and to talking about if a female colleague had been a stripper at one time and speculating if she slept with one of the co-workers. [Full Article...]

19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's marijuana banking bill

19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's marijuana banking bill California legislators are fighting back against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' attempt to crack down on state cannabis programs, launching letter-writing campaigns, proposing new laws and discussing federal lawsuits to safeguard legal marijuana. [Full Article...]

Powerful storm wreaks havoc across western Europe

Powerful storm wreaks havoc across western Europe In Germany , a 59-year-old man was killed by a falling tree in Emmerich near the Dutch border, a spokesman for the town told Reuters , while in the western German town of Lippstadt a driver died when he lost control of his van in strong winds and drove into oncoming traffic. [Full Article...]

Federal Prosecutors Announce Plans to Retry Senator Menendez

Federal Prosecutors Announce Plans to Retry Senator Menendez In exchange, they said, Menendez pressured Medicare officials to revamp the agency's billing policies after Melgen was found to have overbilled it by millions of dollars. After the mistrial, Menendez quickly reengaged in his Senate duties - especially on immigration, an issue of special importance given that he is the longest-serving Latino in the chamber. [Full Article...]

Bob Dole Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Bob Dole Awarded Congressional Gold Medal Bob Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal , two state lawmakers in Topeka shared their thoughts and memories of him. "If there's anyone who has mistakenly attached themselves to our party in the belief that we are not open to citizens of every race and religion, then let me remind you", Dole said during his acceptance speech at the 1996 Republican National Convention. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis marries couple in impromptu ceremony aboard papal plane

Pope Francis marries couple in impromptu ceremony aboard papal plane Jessica Pinto, who drove for more than three hours to see Pope Francis , told AFP: 'I think it was worth it because for a long time in this country we have needed to hear the message that Pope Francis is bringing'. - In his five years in office, Pope Francis gained a reputation for tossing protocol and embracing spontaneity. But they explained that the Santiago church where the ceremony was... [Full Article...]

United Nations defends work of Palestinian refugee agency

United Nations defends work of Palestinian refugee agency Washington is the largest single contributor to UNRWA's finances and a year ago donated more than $364m to fund humanitarian projects to approximately 5.2 million registered Palestinian refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. [Full Article...]

Fb Agrees to Widen Probe of Brexit Vote Pretend Information

Fb Agrees to Widen Probe of Brexit Vote Pretend Information Mr. Collins said he believes there is a growing body of evidence that Russian Federation interfered in the referendum. "We are committed to give all reasonable efforts to establish whether there has been a coordinated activity similar to that we have established in the USA and will let you know as soon as work is done", said the Facebook Policy Director, Simon Milner , in message to the exp... [Full Article...]

Trump aide says wall idea not 'informed'

Trump aide says wall idea not 'informed' Some lawmakers left the meeting with Kelly unsure of what President Trump wants to see in a deal to find a permanent legislative fix to DACA - the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program begun as an executive action under President Obama but which President Trump has ordered ended. [Full Article...]

Republicans Just Got a "Wake-Up Call" in Wisconsin

Republicans Just Got a Carolyn Fiddler, a national Democratic analyst who tracks legislative races across the country, pointed out that the pattern of Democratic wins in the states, which took shape after the Republican president's election, continues. That's crucial, as numerous US senators they're defending this year represent more downscale, populist states like Missouri, West Virginia (and Wisconsin), and if they'... [Full Article...]

Gunmen Kill 2 Police Escorts, Abduct Foreigners Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Gunmen Kill 2 Police Escorts, Abduct Foreigners Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway Aliyu reported earlier in the day that only two people were kidnapped, one American and one Canadian. "Consular officials in Nigeria are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information", Babcock said. Two German archaeologists were seized at gunpoint past year less than 100 kilometres northeast of Abuja and later freed unharmed. There has been an increased spate of kidnappin... [Full Article...]

Syria Kurdish party appeals to world against Turkish threats

Syria Kurdish party appeals to world against Turkish threats It said however that the alliance did not have a presence on the ground in Syria and that the matter was an issue for the USA -led anti-IS coalition, which includes dozens of countries. News broke on Saturday that the U.S. was helping the SDF build a new "border security force". He said Turkish troops are already firing artillery at Afrin from the border. [Full Article...]

Phil Murphy, Goldman Sachs Alum, Sworn In as New Jersey Governor

Phil Murphy, Goldman Sachs Alum, Sworn In as New Jersey Governor He also pledged to fight President Trump's "unrelenting assault on our values", saying his administration would protect unauthorized immigrants brought to the country by their parents and fight efforts to "gut health care" and enable drilling on the Shore. [Full Article...]

Queen recalls coronation in candid interview

Queen recalls coronation in candid interview For one, the diamond-encrusted Imperial State Crown (which she wears to official events) is *extremely* weighty (about two and a half pounds to be exact!), and requires her to look straight ahead at all times. In addition, the queen was presented with the Imperial Crown, which she wore at a different point of the ceremony and has worn for most state openings of parliaments. [Full Article...]

Four cops shot in SC, authorities say

Four cops shot in SC, authorities say Deputies arrived and a K-9 team was called to track the suspect, according to WHNS . Multiple sheriff deputies, Emergency Medical Services and fire officials are on scene, reported WBTV . Randy Clinton who was chasing him with a police dog. This is a breaking story. He was taken to CMC Main in Charlotte. McCall was also shot at that scene. [Full Article...]

Qatari royal claims he is being 'held against his will' in UAE

Qatari royal claims he is being 'held against his will' in UAE The UAE condemned the Qatari action as "a serious and renewed breach of global conventions and the safety of civil aircraft traffic". The UAE denied that Thani was being detained, calling him a "guest" who had "unrestrained mobility", according to a Foreign Ministry statement. [Full Article...]

Mom killed her 2 kids, then jumped off a bridge

Mom killed her 2 kids, then jumped off a bridge Police say it was their own mom, who officers have not yet publicly identified, who caused the injuries before jumping off a bridge onto I-485. Police later located the children's father , citing that he is not a person of interest. Mecklenburg authorities revealed that a distressed mother critically injured her children before committing suicide . Details beyond that - about exactly what happ... [Full Article...]

Jump or die! Casino shuttle survivor hangs from edge of burning boat

Jump or die! Casino shuttle survivor hangs from edge of burning boat The shuttle boat caught fire about 4 p.m. Sunday, quickly engulfing the boat close to shore near residential neighborhoods. "The guy that was in the water said, 'Man jump, jump, jump.' I was like, 'Man I can't swim.' So I was trying to climb off and I was dangling off the metal hanger in the front of the boat because I didn't want to let go to drown". [Full Article...]


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