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Read Sandy Hook Father Ian Hockley's Full Statement

Read Sandy Hook Father Ian Hockley's Full Statement Lanza, 20, used a Remington AR-15 Bushmaster rifle, a semi-automatic civilian version of the US military's M-16, to kill 20 school children between the ages of 6 and 7, as well as six adult staff members, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown , Connecticut , on December 14, 2012. [Full Article...]

Ayodhya tangle: Sri Sri Ravishankar starts talks amidst opposition in temple town

Ayodhya tangle: Sri Sri Ravishankar starts talks amidst opposition in temple town Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath , who had welcomed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's offer to mediate between the stakeholders yesterday, downplayed the spiritual leader's efforts today and said one should wait for the Supreme Court's verdict. [Full Article...]

Australian politician blames hacker for 'liking' gay porn on his Twitter

Australian politician blames hacker for 'liking' gay porn on his Twitter Pyne, a Liberal member of the House of Representatives for the division of Sturt, later brushed off any suggestion he was involved and said the video was "liked" in the early hours of the morning. The "like" has since been removed, and Pyne took to social media to blame hackers for the blunder. Mr Pyne, a veteran senator, was appointed to his current ministerial position a year ago to deliver a ... [Full Article...]

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings While Duterte is playing "good cop" by opposing the idea of American intervention in the resource-rich South China Sea, the Philippine military and the Pentagon are hoping to "do the bad cop thing of developing latent deterrents against further Chinese expansion in the area", Heydarian said. [Full Article...]

Zarrab Out Of Federal Lockup But Still In US Custody

Zarrab Out Of Federal Lockup But Still In US Custody Ministry of Justice's Federal Jailhouse Bureau website said that Zarrab was released from prison on November 8, yet his lawyer refuted the claim. "Following news dominating the media regarding Zarrab, our Washington Embassy has officially requested that the U.S. [Full Article...]

Jose Altuve wins AL MVP

Jose Altuve wins AL MVP Cleveland's José Ramirez finished in third place after hitting the most extra-base hits in the Major League Baseball this season (91) and playing second and third base for the AL Central champions. Stanton is the first member of the Marlins to win the MVP Award since the team came into existence in 1993. Stanton captivated fans by crushing 59 home runs with 132 RBIs and a solid.281/.376/.631 sla... [Full Article...]

Homicide detective shot in head in Baltimore, police say

Homicide detective shot in head in Baltimore, police say Sean Suiter, an 18-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department who lived in Conewago Township, died just after noon Thursday, police said . According to police, the shooting happened in the 900 block of Bennett Place in West Baltimore at around 4:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Senate judiciary asks Kushner for missing emails

Senate judiciary asks Kushner for missing emails The documents requested include a transcribed interview Kushner gave to other congressional committees, missing documents from the initial request, communications with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , and documents connected to Kushner's security clearance application. [Full Article...]

Around 500 People Dead from devastating Iran-Iraq Earthquake

Around 500 People Dead from devastating Iran-Iraq Earthquake Iranian Olympian Kianoush Rostami is auctioning off his gold medal to aid victims of the quake that struck Iran and Iraq on Sunday. Tremours were felt as far back as Diyarbakir, the southern-most city of Turkey, although there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties in the city. [Full Article...]

Many injured in South Korea quake

The shaking was felt in Seoul , more than 300 kilometers (186 miles) away. The tally of victims displaced from their homes and staying in emergency shelters set up in nearby indoor gyms reached 1,536 as of 6:00 a.m., the authorities said. [Full Article...]

United Nations to vote on rival US, Russia bids to renew Syria inquiry

United Nations to vote on rival US, Russia bids to renew Syria inquiry But it is not authorized to determine responsibility and that is why the United States and Russian Federation worked together to draft the resolution establishing the U.N. After almost two weeks of negotiations, the two sides failed to bridge differences and the United States called for a vote on its draft resolution. [Full Article...]

Judge Declares a Mistrial in Senator Menendez's Bribery Trial

Judge Declares a Mistrial in Senator Menendez's Bribery Trial A judge has declared a mistrial in the bribery case of U.S. Sen. The jury deliberated for most of last week before restarting their discussions on Monday after one juror had to be replaced due to a scheduling conflict. The note said jurors had reviewed the evidence slowly, thoroughly and in great detail and still couldn't reach a unanimous verdict, Menendez attorney Abbe Lowell said. [Full Article...]

Radio Host Says Al Franken Kissed, Groped Her Without Consent

Radio Host Says Al Franken Kissed, Groped Her Without Consent Tweeden not only said that Franken forcibly kissed her against her will, but she also released a photo showing him grabbing her chest while she was sleeping . Franken said he intended for the photo to be amusing, but it wasn't. "I shouldn't have done it". I've decided it's time to tell my story. To make matters worse, the groping incident took place while Miz Tweeden was asleep. [Full Article...]

College strike to continue as faculty rejects offer

College strike to continue as faculty rejects offer The colleges offer, tabled November 6, includes a 7.75 per cent salary increase over four years, improved benefits and measures to address concerns about the use of part-time faculty. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union, which represents the workers, had recommended the colleges' contract proposal be rejected. During Question Period, NDP Education Critic Peggy Sattler said "this Liberal g... [Full Article...]

London's Old Vic Reports 20 Cases of 'Inappropriate Behaviour'

London's Old Vic Reports 20 Cases of 'Inappropriate Behaviour' A woman in the U.S. state of MA claimed the " House of Cards " sexually assaulted her 18-year-old son last year, while actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making advances on him when he was 14 years old. Police in New York, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and London have said they are investigating allegations of sexual assault or rape by Weinstein. Three said they had already done so. [Full Article...]

Escaped teen murder suspect captured in Atlantic City

Escaped teen murder suspect captured in Atlantic City The New Jersey State Police Fugitive Task Force was conducting a massive manhunt for Huggins and searching near the South Winds State Prison and the city of Bridgeton, where Huggins is from. Local and State Police focused their search in that area Wednesday, and a detective for the Bridgeton Police Department said he could not comment on whether they've expanded the search area Thursday. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis gets a special edition Lamborghini - for charity

Pope Francis gets a special edition Lamborghini - for charity But at auction, with the pope's blessing, his signature on the hood, and the gold and white design, the vehicle is expected to ship for even more. The Pope's new ride is a raging bull that is as old school as it gets. Francis got around his native Buenos Aires on public transport and has long railed against people who buy the latest model cars or cellphones. The Vatican said Wednesday that the... [Full Article...]

Muhammad Hafeez suspended again for 'illegal' bowling action

Muhammad Hafeez suspended again for 'illegal' bowling action The ICC announced that an independent body has found Hafeez's bowling action to be illegal. Hafeez's ban will be recognized by all National Cricket Federations for domestic cricket played under the jurisdiction of the ICC. This is the third time in the last three years that Hafeez has been banned from bowling in global cricket. This is the third instance when the 37-year-old has been suspended... [Full Article...]

Texas Sheriff Concerned With Anti-Trump Sticker On Truck Window

Texas Sheriff Concerned With Anti-Trump Sticker On Truck Window The law says someone is being disorderly if they are intentionally or knowingly using "abusive, indecent, profane or vulgar language in a public place". More people in Fort Bend voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump in the 2016 election, records show . "I don't want to see anything happen to anyone", Nehls said. [Full Article...]

Husband of United Kingdom woman jailed in Iran presses for Tehran visit

Husband of United Kingdom woman jailed in Iran presses for Tehran visit Johnson's remarks amounted to an accidental confession that Zaghari was plotting against the Iranian government, but British authorities described them a gaffe. "It is important that the United Kingdom honors its global legal obligations, so that Iran can honor its legal obligations", Ratcliffe told the Sun . [Full Article...]


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