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Three dead in shooting at New Mexico high school

Three dead in shooting at New Mexico high school Deputies with the sheriff's office and surrounding police departments responded to the school after reports of a shooting. The two victims were students at the school police said, adding that no other injuries were reorted. The New Mexico State Police were taking over the investigation. He did not say whether anyone had been injured or killed. Other schools in the area also were placed on lockdo... [Full Article...]

United States senator resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

United States senator resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations The first allegation against Franken - for which he has apologized - was made by sports broadcaster and former model Leeann Tweeden, who said he forcibly kissed her, and touched her without consent as she slept, during a 2006 tour entertaining U.S. [Full Article...]

Snow and Storm Caroline heading for Ireland

Snow and Storm Caroline heading for Ireland Yellow "be aware" alerts have been put on place from 8am on Thursday until 6pm on Saturday with severe weather expected to cause widespread transport disruption. Loss of power will be another concern, along with large waves at the coast. "Rural communities with limited access routes could become cut off". An Arctic blast is expected to hit Kent. [Full Article...]

'Invisible Box Challenge' is taking over the internet

'Invisible Box Challenge' is taking over the internet The best part of the challenge - it can be done individually and doesn't require anything extra. The trick: Pretend you're putting a foot on a box, and then hop over it with the other foot. Talking to Chron.com, the Manvel High School student confesses (and we are shocked) that this was the first time she tried it. One of the first known recordings of the trick has been viewed almost 900,000... [Full Article...]

Starbucks to Open World's Biggest Outlet in Shanghai

Starbucks to Open World's Biggest Outlet in Shanghai In an interactive coffee and retail destination like no other, customers can visit many attractions of the store, including one of three coffee bars offering multiple brewing methods and explore specially-crafted teas. The new roastery in Shanghai is expected to enhance Starbuck's reputation as a go-to place for dates and business meetings at a time when some locals argue that the company is losin... [Full Article...]

Special counsel spent $3.2 million in its first four months

Special counsel spent $3.2 million in its first four months The news came from German newspaper Handelsblatt , Bloomberg and Reuters, which cited unnamed sources. Mueller is investigating Russian attempts to influence the 2016 USA election and any possible collusion by Trump associates. News of the Deutsche Bank subpoena may escalate Trump's vitriol toward investigators, which over the past week has included publicly attacking the Justice Department ... [Full Article...]

Texas Democrat Al Green plans to force impeachment vote in House

Texas Democrat Al Green plans to force impeachment vote in House Mueller III, are underway. "Impeachment is an extraordinary measure, but it should be clear to anyone who examines the facts that President Trump's actions justify his impeachment, including his efforts to obstruct justice, his self-enrichment and serial violations of the Emoluments Clause, and his involvement in a cover-up stemming from his campaign's very likely collusion with Russian interest... [Full Article...]

Slain ex-Yemeni President Saleh buried without solemnities

Slain ex-Yemeni President Saleh buried without solemnities The rebels dispersed the protest but video footage of the women fleeing the scene was posted on social media. On Monday, Houthis killed Saleh , a former ally, and moved to consolidate their grip on Sanaa after day of clashes. It also shatters hopes by Yemen's Saudi-backed government that Saleh's recent split with the Iranian-backed rebels, known as Houthis, would have weakened them and given ... [Full Article...]

Conyers To Retire Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Conyers To Retire Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations But after being publicly accused by one woman after another in recent weeks, he faced growing calls to resign from colleagues in the House, including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi . Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., said Conyers' exit from Congress was a result of pressure and nothing more . Grubbs witnessed assault on other women. [Full Article...]

Spain high court drops warrants for Puigdemont, 4 ex-Catalan leaders

Spain high court drops warrants for Puigdemont, 4 ex-Catalan leaders The exiled Catalans still face national arrest warrants in Spain, and expect to be arrested if they return there. Catalan separatist parties that tried to break away from Spain would lose their absolute majority in regional parliament in elections later this month, an influential opinion poll showed Monday. [Full Article...]

Hundreds evacuated after massive brush-fire burns through parts of California

Audio will be available later today . One of the blazes broke out Monday in Ventura County and grew wildly to more than 70 square miles (180 square kilometers) in a matter of hours, county Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen said. Powerful gusts and dry weather locally mean the Orange County Fire Authority also has extra staff on duty and helicopters, bulldozers and other resources are in place here in case ... [Full Article...]

Trump tries to block Mitt Romney from becoming Utah senator

Trump tries to block Mitt Romney from becoming Utah senator Romney has been a critic of Trump's when he ran for president and since he assumed office. Republican officials say Romney, a Utah resident who was the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, has been preparing to run for Hatch's seat next year. [Full Article...]

Russian Olympic Team Banned From 2018 Games

Russian Olympic Team Banned From 2018 Games After CAS dismisses the Russian appeal, the International Olympic Committee executive decides that any Russian wanting to compete in Rio will have to prove that he or she was not involved in doping. The IOC also imposed a lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, the organizer of soccer's 2018 World Cup, and imposed a fine of $15 million on the Russian Olympic committee. [Full Article...]

Warm To Start The Week, COLD To Finish

Warm To Start The Week, COLD To Finish As mentioned above, a cold front will be approaching from our west. " Wednesday will see a deep Atlantic depression sweep in southerly gales and heavy rain, the heaviest bursts are forecast for western Scotland where 80mm to 100mm (4in) is possible". [Full Article...]

Parents of Florida runaway teen open up about reunion

Parents of Florida runaway teen open up about reunion A Florida teenager who was reported missing and suspected to have been with her 27-year-old soccer coach has been found safe almost 1,000 miles away in NY. "We are so thankful and blessed to have our daughter back with us", her mother Scarlet Frisina said. "We had a very attractive, wonderful, very emotional reunion with her a little while ago", the teen's mother, Scarlet Frisina, said at a ... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling That Could Undermine Marriage Equality

Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling That Could Undermine Marriage Equality The case will now proceed in a Texas state court. Houston mayor Sylvester Turner said in June that Houston would continue to be an inclusive city that respects the legal marriages of all employees. Sarah Kate Ellis, the president and CEO of GLAAD , an LGBTQ advocacy organization, said the court's decision not to take the case opens the door for states to chip away at the rights of LGBTQ America... [Full Article...]

Obama: Need to Elect Women Because Men Have Problems

Obama: Need to Elect Women Because Men Have Problems When former President Barack Obama spoke to a leadership forum in India's capital last week, he never once used the words " Donald Trump " and was careful to avoid any direct reference to his successor in the White House. Earlier in the day, Obama had lunch with President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace - although the French presidency told Reuters that was in a "private capacity" and did... [Full Article...]

TIME reveals shortlist for 2017 Person of the Year

TIME reveals shortlist for 2017 Person of the Year President Trump hinted that he had been tipped for this year's title last month when he tweeted: " Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named "Man (Person) of the Year". Kaepernick was the first NFL player to take a knee during the national anthem past year, describing it as a means of protesting police brutality and racial inequality in the United States. [Full Article...]

USA quits United Nations global compact for migration as 'inconsistent' with sovereignty

USA quits United Nations global compact for migration as 'inconsistent' with sovereignty The American pullout from the pact is scheduled for the end of 2018, AFP reported. The U.S. officials told the United Nations it would withdraw from a global agreement on the treatment of migrants because it is "inconsistent" with U.S. Declaring that he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris", Mr Trump complained that the accord gives other countries an unfair advantage ... [Full Article...]

Second Georgia player arrested alongside LB Natrez Patrick on Saturday night

Second Georgia player arrested alongside LB Natrez Patrick on Saturday night Patrick, who was a passenger in the auto, was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and has since been released after paying a fine. Patrick had three tackles in the 28-7 win over Auburn that earned Georgia a spot in the College Football Playoff against Oklahoma. [Full Article...]


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