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Body found in rural Clay County

Body found in rural Clay County Thysse said several agencies, including Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin and deputies, the Nebraska State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation participated in the search that resulted in the discovery of her body. Bliemeister said investigators have a "strong belief" that the body found in an open area of Clay County is that of Loofe, but formal confirmation will be made in coming days, US... [Full Article...]

Nine Terror Attacks Prevented In UK During The Past Year, MI5 reveals

Nine Terror Attacks Prevented In UK During The Past Year, MI5 reveals Nine terrorist attacks have been prevented in the United Kingdom in the past year, the director general of MI5, Andrew Parker, has told Theresa May's government. Authorities failed to stop Abedi when he returned to the United Kingdom from Libya, according to the findings. " With the benefit of hindsight, intelligence was misinterpreted in 2017 ", said Anderson. [Full Article...]

Bullying continues after teen girl hangs herself

Bullying continues after teen girl hangs herself I love you. Sorry, Mom, you're gonna find me like this'. "'They were making fun of me today about my teeth'". "I'm sorry mum and dad, I love you", she wrote. She has been on life support for a almost a week and her parents had planned to turn it off on Monday night. One family member alleged the school district was aware Avila had been bullied for years. [Full Article...]

Georgian ex-president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine dramatic rooftop scene

Georgian ex-president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine dramatic rooftop scene Saakashvili resigned in 2016, complaining that his efforts to root out corruption were being obstructed by officials. Masked officers dragged Saakashvili from an apartment in the capital Kiev while his supporters protested on the street and tried to stop the police van from leaving. [Full Article...]

Chance of Rain Late Tuesday

Chance of Rain Late Tuesday Plus, it's been over a month since we've had more than a few hundreths of an inch of rain in downtown Austin. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 22 miles per hour. Today's high will be near 45, with sunny skies, the weather service said. Isolated showers will remain possible Wednesday and Thursday with highs remaining in the 40s. [Full Article...]

Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts

Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts The bank subpoena is the latest sign that the Special Counsel is casting a wide net, potentially going far beyond the original investigation into Russian interference in the election and and searching for any past wrongdoing by the president, his family, his aides, and his associates. [Full Article...]

Drivers protest electronic logging device mandate

Drivers protest electronic logging device mandate Darrell said he thinks the pressure that ELDs will exert on a driver's on-duty hours will create an unsafe driving environment. Truckers say that will force them to drive faster to make deliveries, resulting in more accidents. One of these devices costs anywhere from $200 to $900 to buy and then carries a monthly service charge, much like a cell phone, that can cost $35 to $80, Kane said. [Full Article...]

Conyers To Retire Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Conyers To Retire Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations The report didn't specify how Ian Conyers knew of the congressman's plans. The younger Mr. Conyers said that despite the accusations, he believes MI voters will reward his family's work in politics by electing him. The House Ethics Committee last week opened an investigation into Conyers, 88, after he said his office had resolved a harassment case of a former staffer with a payment but no admi... [Full Article...]

Dlamini-Zuma will be SA's first woman president, says Mbalula

Dlamini-Zuma will be SA's first woman president, says Mbalula Ramaphosa is considered the most market-friendly candidate, and signs his campaign is doing well have driven a rally in South African assets in recent weeks. "The data we have point to a Ramaphosa victory, yet we are hesitant to call the race in his favour", Cronje said. Some disgruntled ANC members have launched court cases and some branches are re-running the meetings where nominations for party... [Full Article...]

Four people killed in horror collision between vehicle and lorry

Four people killed in horror collision between vehicle and lorry GardaĆ­, New Ross Fire Brigade and a fleet of ambulances raced to the scene of the crash just off the N25 between Cushinstown and Begern Cross on the New Ross to Ballinaboola road. Two people were pronounced dead immediately at the scene. Emergency services are still at the scene and the road will be closed until tomorrow afternoon at the earliest , gardaĆ­ say. [Full Article...]

Campaigning begins in Catalan election as four separatists kept in jail

Campaigning begins in Catalan election as four separatists kept in jail On Monday six other ministers were released from prison near Madrid on bail. After their failed independence bid, which saw leaders being detained or fleeing overseas, Catalan separatists head into a new election this month divided over the future of their region but united against what they say is "repression" from Madrid . [Full Article...]

Russian Federation declares nine U.S. media outlets 'foreign agents'

Russian Federation declares nine U.S. media outlets 'foreign agents' The State Duma, or the lower house of parliament, plans to adopt on Wednesday a bill banning the entry for about nine media outlets . A senior lawmaker in the Federation Council said the upper parliament house will also consider a ban. "Definitely not", the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman said. Foreign correspondents in Russian Federation can now access the parliament and some government... [Full Article...]

Massachusetts Senate president steps aside amid sexual misconduct probe against his husband

Massachusetts Senate president steps aside amid sexual misconduct probe against his husband In a speech to her colleagues after being elected acting president Monday night, Chandler said the last few days have been "so turbulent, so tragic, so surprising and so sad". Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren weighed in Monday, telling reporters "the charges against the Senate president's husband are disgusting and the people who have leveled these charges have a right to be heard and to be r... [Full Article...]

Santa Paula Fire Moving Fast, Threatening Homes In Ventura Country, California

Santa Paula Fire Moving Fast, Threatening Homes In Ventura Country, California The fire started in that area around the same time and officials are investigating the possible connection. Share this article: The fire that erupted Monday in the Santa Ana River bottom between Riverside and Jurupa Valley. There were two evacuation shelters available to residents who were displaced. Soft road closures were issued for Wheeler Canyon Road at Foothill Road, Highway 150 at Re... [Full Article...]

Another delicate challenge for Republicans: Reconciling House and Senate tax bills

Another delicate challenge for Republicans: Reconciling House and Senate tax bills Pointing to expected talks between House and Senate negotiators this month, Trump predicted "something attractive is going to come out of that mixer" and the business tax would come "all the way down from 35 to 20". "We'll be able to get to an agreement", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told ABC's "This Week." "Something handsome is going to come out of that mixer", he said. [Full Article...]

Texas officer shot to death while serving warrant

Texas officer shot to death while serving warrant Officer Copeland was hit multiple times and rushed by a fellow police officer to Central Texas Medical Center in the back of a police vehicle. Copeland is the first officer to be killed in the line of duty in the history of the San Marcos Police Department, Stapp added. [Full Article...]

Tarantino Pitches STAR TREK Concept to JJ Abrams

Tarantino Pitches STAR TREK Concept to JJ Abrams Quentin Tarantino is one of the last directors that anyone would ever expect to helm a Star Trek movie, but that may soon become a reality. Abrams appears taken with it too, and the next plan for the next Trek feature is to put a writers' room together. [Full Article...]

United Nations political chief to visit North Korea

United Nations political chief to visit North Korea Jeffrey Feltman, a senior official at the United Nations and a former USA diplomat, will visit North Korea for four days, the United Nations announced Monday. The last time an Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs visited the country was in February 2010. Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon planned to visit the now-shuttered inter-Korean industrial complex in North Korea's bord... [Full Article...]

Venezuelan President Announces 'Petro', Plans To Uplift Country's Economy

Venezuelan President Announces 'Petro', Plans To Uplift Country's Economy He gave no details on how, or when, the new currency would be launched. Still, the announcement highlights how United States sanctions this year are hurting Venezuela's ability to move money through global banks. The attempts by Maduro's government for currency controls have caused numerous tech-savvy people in the country to shift towards Bitcoin and other prominent cryptocurrencies. [Full Article...]

ABC News president excoriates staff over Brian Ross' Michael Flynn error

ABC News president excoriates staff over Brian Ross' Michael Flynn error Hours later, ABC News issued a clarification - later amended to a correction - to Ross' report, pointing out that Trump didn't make this request of Flynn until he was president-elect . Ari Fleischer, who was press secretary for President George W. Bush, wrote on Twitter about the time he "explicitly told ABC News not to go with the anthrax story because it was wrong". [Full Article...]


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