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Mickey Mouse helps foster parents surprise 2 kids with adoption date

Mickey Mouse helps foster parents surprise 2 kids with adoption date Just when he's about to take a photo with the pair, a sign is presented to them with their official adoption date . A viral video shows Mickey Mouse at Walt Disney World breaking the news to a boy and girl that they're being adopted by their foster parents. [Full Article...]

Health Department conducts mosquito tests

Health Department conducts mosquito tests Environmental Department Manager Brian Eckert said while the three cities have tested positive, it doesn't mean the virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, is contained to just those places. Apply insect repellent to clothing as well as exposed skin since mosquitoes may bite through clothing. Flexible drainage pipe is commonly used to drain water from downspouts, but if not properly installed, the... [Full Article...]

Russian travel blogger jailed 3 years in Azerbaijan

Russian travel blogger jailed 3 years in Azerbaijan The president stressed that there is a change in worldwide public opinion on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Since a separatist war ended in 1994, it has been under the control of forces that claim to be local ethnic Armenians but that Azerbaijan claims include Armenian troops. [Full Article...]

No foul play in Burundi's missing robotics team

No foul play in Burundi's missing robotics team Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Aquita Brown said two of the teens were seen leaving the United States for Canada. Police canvassed the DAR Constitution Hall but could not locate the teens. It added that FIRST Global had provided safe transport to university dormitories and students were always supposed to be under the supervision of their mentor. [Full Article...]

OJ Simpson's Prison Is Like "A Cruise Ship With Barbed Wire"

OJ Simpson's Prison Is Like And no one, including the victim or prosecutor who put Simpson behind bars, is expected to testify against his release. OJ Simpson will be splashed all over USA television screens again tomorrow, and no it won't be as part of a new documentary or miniseries. [Full Article...]

Largest rise in violent crime in a decade

Largest rise in violent crime in a decade The Police Service of England and Wales has suffered the biggest cuts of any in Europe. The ONS figures relate to police recorded crime whereas the CSEW figures are derived from surveying the general public. There was a large rise in the assault without injury category that includes modern slavery, which rose by 1,385 offences, and stalking, up 1,135 crimes . [Full Article...]

Slavery series from Game of Thrones creators facing backlash

The area where the two countries meet is called the Mason-Dixon Demilitarised Zone (not unlike the DMZ that separates North and South Korea) and the show will follow characters including politicians, slave hunters, abolitionists, journalists and freedom fighters in the lead up to the "Third American Civil War ". [Full Article...]

Ousted Saudi crown prince 'was addicted to painkillers'

Ousted Saudi crown prince 'was addicted to painkillers' In one video , which appears to have been filmed by the victim, a Yemeni driver is seen being berated for parking in front of a man's house. Following what analysts have likened to a coup, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, is now the current crown prince of one of the most powerful majority-Muslim nations in the world. [Full Article...]

Colbert cliffhanger: Bedroom of Trump's infamous Moscow fling

Colbert cliffhanger: Bedroom of Trump's infamous Moscow fling First up: a trip to St. Petersburg, where Colbert investigated what Russian humor is like (mostly weird stop-sign jokes) and what happens on Russian late-night shows (mostly vodka drinking). "Come on, Vlad , put on a shirt". "He couldn't resist noting, 'Ritz-Carlton prefers you use those'". But there's one room that's conspicuously missing from Colbert's tour: the bedroom where all of the r... [Full Article...]

Kuwait Cuts Number of Iranian Diplomats in Country from 19 to 4

Kuwait Cuts Number of Iranian Diplomats in Country from 19 to 4 Last month, Kuwait's supreme court sentenced the cell's mastermind to life in prison and 20 others to various prison term over alleged links with Iran and Hizballah . Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies are deeply mistrustful of Iran and many, though not Kuwait, have severed ties with it. Kuwaiti courts convicted members of the so-called "Abdali cell" of working for the Islamic Revolution Guards ... [Full Article...]

Gotcha: US and Europe Take Out Dark Web Sites

Gotcha: US and Europe Take Out Dark Web Sites Alphabay was launched in 2014, and operated as an online marketplace for drugs , data , computer programs, stolen passwords or user accounts, and other physical or digital goods. These too would be targeted. "We will find you", Sessions said, in a press briefing, "dismantle your organization and network, and we will prosecute you". [Full Article...]

European Union weighs new North Korea sanctions after missile test

European Union weighs new North Korea sanctions after missile test South Korea usually refers to loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts by both sides, while North Korea wants a halt to routine joint U.S. "I felt really lonely in South Korea and I missed my parents", she said in the video. "Tightening sanctions can be useful in increasing pressure on North Korea , but sanctions alone will not solve the problem", the letter read , according to NPR. [Full Article...]

Brexit talks begin in earnest with citizens' rights in focus

Brexit talks begin in earnest with citizens' rights in focus The Brexit talks are the second round since negotiations formally began in June, a year after Britain's historic referendum vote to leave the 28-member European Union. EXCLUSIVE / EU Budget Commissioner Günter Oettinger has told EURACTIV.com that the €60 billion bill floated as the price of Brexit is "not totally wrong", just days before Britain triggers Article 50, the legal process to leave the ... [Full Article...]

Top Intel Dem Calls Trump's Private Meeting with Putin "Deeply Troubling"

Top Intel Dem Calls Trump's Private Meeting with Putin The statement also disputed characterizing the discussion as a " second meeting ", but instead called it a "brief conversation". The three men have been repeatedly linked together for attending a meeting with a Russian lawyer in the hope of getting hands on previously-promised "damaging information" about Trump's then-opponent, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Clinton more unpopular than Trump

Earlier in the evening, President Donald Trump says Republicans should just repeal the nation's current health care law and work on a new plan that starts from a "clean slate". But apparently, few buy that canard - people just don't like her. By comparison, just 8 percent of likely Clinton voters felt that way in the final Bloomberg poll before the election, and just 6 percent of Trump's voter... [Full Article...]

Drug dealer reports stolen cocaine to cops; gets arrested

Drug dealer reports stolen cocaine to cops; gets arrested It specified Blackmon's incident with the police and subsequent events. He reportedly told the police that someone stole $50 and a quarter ounce of cocaine from the center console in his auto. The deputy however spotted cocaine still in that spot. Following his arrest on Sunday, Mr Blackmon, of Carson Drive, Walton Beach, was charged with resisting arrest without violence, cocaine possession a... [Full Article...]

'Trump county' voters support policies but not style

'Trump county' voters support policies but not style According to The Hill , a survey conducted by Bloomberg News reveals that 41 percent of Americans favor Trump , but Clinton only has a 39 percent favorable rating. It puts his disapproval at 55.7 percent. On the other hand, 24% said the reason why they will vote in the 2018 midterm elections is to oppose Trump , while 20% are voting in order to support Trump . [Full Article...]

Body of missing Vancouver man found near Statlu Lake: RCMP

Body of missing Vancouver man found near Statlu Lake: RCMP Their vehicle has been found at the start of the hike as well as some of their possessions, including the Melbourne native's sunglasses, which were located at the top of waterfall. The waterfall has a history of deadly incidents. "You never give up hope". Rail would not confirm that the body found Tuesday was Tiffin's, but noted that the file numbers of the missing persons case involving Tif... [Full Article...]

Surfer has second shark encounter at Jeffrey's Bay event

Surfer has second shark encounter at Jeffrey's Bay event Mick Fanning and Brazilian surfer Gabriel Medina were removed from the water on Wednesday after a shark sighting forced a halt to the J-Bay Open in South Africa. Both men were rushed to the shore at Jeffreys Bay on jet-skis and the event was put on hold. A WSL commentator said that the shark was spotted 6 metres from the lineup, headed in the direction of the surfers. [Full Article...]

Germany's statements on Büyükada suspects unacceptable, Turkish Foreign Ministry says

Germany's statements on Büyükada suspects unacceptable, Turkish Foreign Ministry says Germany on Thursday vowed stinging measures impacting tourism and investment in Turkey and a full "overhaul" of their troubled relations, signalling its patience has snapped after Ankara's arrests of human rights activists. Pre-trial detention in Turkey can last for up to five years. Now, she ekes out a living selling chicken and rice from a food cart, dreaming of being reunited with her classro... [Full Article...]


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