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Georgia mother accused of slaying her family makes weird first court appearance

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US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesman Bryan Cox has said that Martinez is a Mexican who illegally entered the US at an unspecified date. Martinez had called 911 at 4:47 a.m. requesting help. "I'm representing the people that's humble, that's hardworking, the people that suffer, the people that have a lot of charges so that they understand that everything is possible through God", she said. Read More »

Officials Blame Cell Phones for Inmate Escapes

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The search for convicted kidnapper Jimmy Causey began Wednesday afternoon when prison officials realized he was missing. The unspecified reward was announced Thursday, but authorities warned anyone who encounters the inmate to call 911 and not approach him. Read More »

Manchester attack: Man arrested over terrorism offences

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While authorities still believe that "more arrests are possible", in the wake of the attack that killed 22 people, they're learning more about Abedi's life. "We do believe that there are other people potentially involved in this", police said. He said planning of the attack had taken "many months", telling media that the bomber had access to student loans and other resources to fund his travel and rent. Read More »

U.S. bombers challenge China's claim over South China Sea

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Beijing's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters at a regular press briefing on Friday that China is "adamantly opposed to acts that undermine China's sovereignty", South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. Xi said that ties with the United States have been strained by "some negative factors" in a telephone conversation with Trump on Sunday following a flurry of controversial moves from the US. Read More »

Scattered Storms Friday Through The Weekend

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Friday: Humid with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Eyes to the skies mid afternoon as storms again could produce damaging winds. Just like the last few days, some of the storms will be strong or severe with main threat gusty winds and heavy rain. Read More »

HSBC Holdings Reiterates A Hold Recommendation On N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)

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Neuberger Berman Group Limited Liability Corp holds 38,917 shares. Moreover, Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Co has 0.05% invested in St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) for 25,746 shares. BNP Paribas maintained it with "Neutral" rating and GBX 240 target in Tuesday, November 29 report. Peel Hunt maintained Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) rating on Wednesday, January 18. Read More »

UNESCO places Hebron on agency's list of heritage in danger

Israeli medics were called upon the scene as the road is under full Israeli security and military control, and took him to an Israeli hospital. The 21 member states are Angola, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Croatia, Cuba, Finland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Peru, Philippines, Poland , Portugal, South Korea, Tunisia, Turkey, Tanzania, Vietnam and Zimbabwe. Read More »

Governor McAuliffe won't stop execution plan

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William Morva , a 35-year-old dual US-Hungarian citizen who human rights activists say suffers from a mental disorder akin to schizophrenia, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 9 pm on Thursday (0100 GMT Friday). "I am hopeful that Governor McAuliffe will listen to these calls and commute William's death sentence". Virginia's Democratic governor says he won't spare the life of an inmate whose lawyers say was under the influence of delusions when he killed two men during an escape in ... Read More »

AGs sue DeVos for delaying for-profit college rules

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading the lawsuit and says DeVos' decision is "a betrayal of her office's responsibility and a violation of federal law". The Education Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The states contend that, rather than go through this process, DeVos is using a last-minute legal legal challenge filed in May by the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS), a trade group representing for-profit and ... Read More »

House Vote On Budget Veto Delayed; State Capitol Locked Down

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The lockdown was first reported about 1:30, with people outside the building not allowed to enter and those inside not allowed to leave. The delay came as the House was scheduled to take up an override vote of Republican Gov. Rauner rapidly vetoed it, only to have the Democratic-controlled Senate just as swiftly override him. The tax hike was approved with 72 votes, so the absence of even a few lawmakers who previously voted for the plan could upend an override attempt. Read More »

Himalayan Stand-off: China Demands Withdrawal of Indian Troops from Border

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Petersburg that over the past 50 years, not a single bullet has been fired at the India-China border areas". India has objected to road building, citing the pending ownership of the region. On Sikkim, the editorial says " Beijing should reconsider its stance over the Sikkim issue". This happened when a Chinese construction party tried to build a road there as they assume that Doakalam is a part of Donglong region of China. Read More »

Purplebricks Group PLC (PURP) Earns "Underperform" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Hanseatic Mngmt Service Inc holds 497 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Bluecrest Capital Mgmt Limited holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Hays plc (LON:HAS) for 16,771 shares. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, February 19 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Purplebricks Group PLC (LON:PURP) earned "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, September 15. Read More »

December Fed hike odds barely budge after FOMC minutes

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The market consensus is toward a start in September, which would likely push another interest rate hike to the end of the year despite the Fed's optimism that stubbornly weak inflation will pick up. "This is something that's really starting to confound the Fed", Peters said. At its June meeting, the Federal Reserve described for the first time the mechanism it will use to reduce its balance sheet - a system of caps on the amount of money that is reinvested in the securities, that will ... Read More »

Deepti, Mithali guide India to 232/8

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Read Also: How dad's tea job brewed Ekta Bisht's success on pitchNeeding 233 runs to win, Sri Lanka was off to a good start. India have won all three of its games so far in the tournament but needed its bowlers to dig it out of trouble against Pakistan in Derby on Sunday. Read More »

U.S. soldier killed, 2 wounded in southern Afghanistan

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Forces-Afghanistan, in a statement . "Kirkpatrick, 19, of Wasilla, Arkansas [sic], died July 3, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan , from wounds received during an indirect fire attack", the statement read. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) - who participated in the delegation along with Sens. It could deploy up to 5,000 more as part of a strategy adjustment that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he will deliver to the White House this month. Read More »

Media and Trump administration not trusted by most, poll finds

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According to the results of a new NPR/ PBS NewsHour/ Marist poll (. pdf ) released earlier this week, 77 percent of Americans correctly cited Great Britain as the nation from which the United States declared independence. Among political independents, 55 percent said CNN is more trustworthy while 40 percent put more stock in the president than the news network. The findings come against a backdrop of an ongoing battle between Trump and mainstream media, with CNN being his most ... Read More »

UAE says Qatar "reluctant" to end support of "terrorism"

Saudi Arabia , UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and travel ties with Doha last month, accusing the Gulf state of supporting terrorism and backing Iran. " Qatar is prepared to face whatever consequences, but as, I have mentioned ... there is an global law that should not be violated and there is a border that should not be crossed". Read More »

4000 take to streets with a message for G20 leaders

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On Monday, the US administration said the conversation had included an area where the two countries had more mutual interests - global steel overcapacity - according to details of the call provided by the White House. US diplomat Thomas Shannon met on Monday with Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kislyak, to prepare for the Trump-Putin meeting, the State Department said. Read More »

Qatar crisis: Saudi bloc extends deadline by 48 hours

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After more than two weeks, the four countries gave Doha a 10-day ultimatum, which expired on Sunday night, to comply with a 13-point demand list in exchange for the end of the anti-Qatar measures. She said what was happening could be considered as a "cold war" aimed at harming the Qatari economy by spreading rumours about Qatari riyals and other related issues. Read More »

Man charged for threatening to kill France´s President Macron

An al-Qaeda-linked group in Mali has released a proof-of-life video showing six foreign hostages , including a South African man, shortly before French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in the country for an anti-terror summit, a group that monitors jihadist communications says. Read More »