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Convicted rapist awarded joint custody , victim's lawyer says

Convicted rapist awarded joint custody , victim's lawyer says The victim was told by the prosecutor's office she needed to move from Florida back to MI so that Mirasolo could be near the child, Kiessling said. "'This is insane", Kiessling told the local press of the decision by Gregory S. "An assistant prosecutor on this, Eric Scott, told me she had granted her consent, which was a lie - she has never been asked to do this and certainly never signed anythi... [Full Article...]

Driver grabs on to moving school bus in road rage incident

Driver grabs on to moving school bus in road rage incident When the bus driver refused to let him in, police say he jumped on. Police in Baltimore County, Maryland arrested a man after a freakish case of road rage involving a school bus Thursday. The bus driver proceeded slowly towards a nearby police precinct, officials said. "The incident was actually resolved prior to that, we happened to have an off-duty officer who was present in the area, who as... [Full Article...]

Google uncovers Russia-backed ads on YouTube and Gmail

But the ads do not appear to come from the same Kremlin-affiliated troll farms that bought thousands of ads on Facebook meant to distribute disinformation online about the election, the report said. And on Sunday, The Daily Beast reported that Russia recruited YouTubers to "bash" Hillary Clinton, highlighting a pro-Donald Trump YouTube channel that it alleges was backed by the Russian go... [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression 17 forms in the open Atlantic

Tropical Depression 17 forms in the open Atlantic On the forecast track, Nate will quickly move to the northeast by the Central Appalachians in 24 hours and through the northeast exiting ME on Tuesday. Over the next several days, this disturbance is not expected to move much, though it has been given a 70% chance of development in five days. The storm, as of 4 a.m. [Full Article...]

Investigators suspect the Las Vegas gunman had undiagnosed mental illness

Investigators suspect the Las Vegas gunman had undiagnosed mental illness The Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock left a mystery in his wake and part of that mystery includes a cryptic note found on a table in his hotel room that contains nothing but numbers. Danley, who was Paddock's partner and lived with him, had earlier been named as a "person of interest" by the police even though they had said that she is unlikely to have a role in the killings. [Full Article...]

Aide: Trump still sees 'military options' with North Korea

Aide: Trump still sees 'military options' with North Korea A senior administration official said on Thursday that Trump was expected to announce soon he would decertify the landmark agreement. "What's the storm? Iran?" Reporters at Friday's White House briefing repeatedly asked for clarification, with one questioning whether he was serious. [Full Article...]

Top Jaish commander killed in Baramulla encounter

Top Jaish commander killed in Baramulla encounter Khalid was on the list of most-wanted names in hit-list of police. Khalid was injured and managed to escape briefly before he was cordoned off and shot. The Jaish commander was killed in the encounter, they said. DG K.S. Dhatwalia said that the terrorist named Khalid belonged to the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and was the operational head of the terrorist organisation. [Full Article...]

Nigerian national relentlessly thrashed in Delhi alleging theft, use of drugs

Nigerian national relentlessly thrashed in Delhi alleging theft, use of drugs The incident allegedly took place two weeks ago in Malviya Nagar in South Delhi. News agency ANI tweeted, "Nigerian national tied to a pole and beaten up by locals for alleged theft in Delhi's Malviya Nagar". With folded hands, the Nigerian man can be seen crying out "forgive me". The attackers can be heard swearing while they tied his foot to the pole and continued thrashing him despite repea... [Full Article...]

Watch SpaceX launch its first of two Falcon 9 rockets this week

The launch was delayed from October 4, 2017. The Falcon 9 rocket launch is part of a series of launches for the Iridium NEXT program that involves putting ten, solar-powered satellites into orbit at a time. Once the satellites are launched, SpaceX will attempt a return landing of the rocket's reusable first stage booster at its "Just Read The Instructions" landing pad (autonomous spaceport dro... [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders gives White House news briefing

Everyone has their opinion on Donald Trump , and that's fair, but for the most part we just have to sit tight and accept that he is president. Following a Thursday meeting with defence officials in the cabinet room, he asked journalists: "Do you know what this represents?" Trump , his wife Melania Trump , with military leaders and wives in uniform posing against cameras in White House , "D... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 missile system

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 missile system The U.S. government has agreed to sell Saudi Arabia a $15 billion missile defense armament. The department said the sale of the equipment to the Saudi people would help provide a balance to a relatively unstable environment in the Gulf and to help the United States forces enlarge its allied grip on the region. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders Challenges CNN and Politico for Complaining About Fake News

Sarah Sanders Challenges CNN and Politico for Complaining About Fake News In remarks Wednesday responding to an NBC News report that he had threatened to resign this summer and called Trump a "moron", Tillerson denied he had ever considered resigning but he did not deny calling Trump the name; of the latter accusation, he said that he would not deal with such "petty nonsense". [Full Article...]

Compulsory To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance? Texas Student Expelled For Refusing

Compulsory To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance? Texas Student Expelled For Refusing Kizzy said , later, the principal finally did talk to her. "The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, 'I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all, ' should be rendered by standing at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart". [Full Article...]

Amazon's European Union tax fine should be a warning to others

Amazon's European Union tax fine should be a warning to others As a result, nearly three-quarters of Amazon's profits were not taxed". Amazon has paid significantly less tax than other businesses which is illegal under EU State aid rules. Vestager said today that United States giant online retailer Amazon unfairly profited from special low tax conditions since 2003 in the tiny Grand Duchy, where its European headquarters are based. [Full Article...]

War of words between BJP, Congress over Amit Shah's son Jay Shah

War of words between BJP, Congress over Amit Shah's son Jay Shah In reply to a question, Surjewala said it was the desire of Congress office-bearers, workers and supporters that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi take over as party chief soon. 25 crore to Kusum Finserv, a limited liability partnership or LLP, in which Jay Shah had a 60 per cent stake, even though this company had no prior experience of operating in the power sector. [Full Article...]

Two Major Fires in North Bay Hills Prompt Evacuations: Cal Fire

Two Major Fires in North Bay Hills Prompt Evacuations: Cal Fire According to CalFire, a 200-acre fire near Atlas Peak in the hills above Napa led to the evacuation of hundreds of homes. Several out-of-control wildfires were burning in Napa and Sonoma counties early Monday morning, prompting mass evacuations of many neighborhoods and at least one Wine Country resort as firefighters sought to halt the advance of the flames amid high winds. [Full Article...]

Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service

Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service Alphabet has developed a program named Project Loon that began in 2013 and uses solar-powered balloons to provide internet access to remote areas of the world. The balloons that were deployed in Peru , in fact, were launched from Puerto Rico . Loon now seeks to partner with a telephone carrier network to transmit signals to the handsets. [Full Article...]

Spain Catalonia: France snubs independence bid

Spain Catalonia: France snubs independence bid Separatist leaders in the wealthy region have threatened to declare independence from Spain - the fourth biggest economy in the eurozone - setting off a severe political crisis that has unsettled businesses and investors. Concern is growing in European Union capitals about the impact of the crisis on the Spanish economy, the fourth largest in the euro zone, and on possible spillovers to other econ... [Full Article...]

Woman in BMW shot dead after allegedly striking Miami Beach officer, cars

Woman in BMW shot dead after allegedly striking Miami Beach officer, cars The officer sustained head injuries but is in stable condition. Officials said the law enforcer suffered scrapes and lost consciousness. The woman tried speeding away in the black BMW as witnesses in the city's festive entertainment district yelled at her to stop, according to local reports. [Full Article...]

Rohingya crisis: At least 12 refugees, mainly children, drown in boat disaster

Rohingya crisis: At least 12 refugees, mainly children, drown in boat disaster We recovered two dead bodies. According to Bangladeshi police, the boat was carrying between 60 and 100 a refugees from Myanmar to Bangladesh when it sank in rough waters near Shah Porir Island. Local media reported that one of the survivors claimed the boat sank due to the bad weather and strong waves. The incident brings the total number of Rohingya to have died in boat capsizings while tr... [Full Article...]


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