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by | July 07, 2017 | 00:38

The mother of deputy Eric E. Sutphin, who was shot and killed by Morva, said she hopes Morva is executed, while Sutphin's daughter is among those asking the governor to spare his life. But the deputy's mother said she does not want Morva's life to be spared. "Mr. Morva's petition for clemency states that he suffers from a delusional disorder that rendered him unable to understand the consequences of his actions".

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:34

The Ministry said the restraint being shown by the Chinese side is preventing a flare up in the region. China is insisting that India withdraw its troops from a disputed Himalayan plateau before talks can take place to settle the most protracted standoff in recent years between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:20

Invoking the Panchsheel or "Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence" agreed by India, China and Myanmar in the 1950s, Geng said: "In 1950s, India, China and Myanmar jointly proposed Panchsheel, but to everyone's surprise India has trampled on basic norms governing global relations that were propped by India itself, by illegally crossing on to the other country's territory".

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:22

On the women's side, Las Vegas native Miki Sudo , 31, has claimed supremacy with an impressive run that includes three straight Nathan's women's titles. These include the outright winners for both the men's and women's fields. Sudo's four titles is the most in the history of the women's competition .

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:31

Cops in Avignon , France , are hunting the two suspects who fled shortly after the shooting yesterday. Four people were injured at the scene, two with minor injuries. The Sunday shooting comes just days after another incident, when a man attempted to ram his auto into worshipers leaving a mosque in Creteil, in the southeast of Paris .

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:29

A new list of White House staff salaries released by the Trump administration (as required annually by Congress) reveals 22 people make the same top salary. Trump also said he'll donate his annual salary to the Department of Interior so that it could work on repairs and other needs at military cemeteries.

by | July 03, 2017 | 01:11

Trump also accused NBC of firing host Greta Van Susteren "because she refused to go along w/ 'Trump hate!'" Van Susteren, formerly of Fox News , was abruptly fired less than six months into her tenure at MSNBC after plummeting viewership during the 6 p.m.

by | July 02, 2017 | 01:21

A huge security operation has shut down large parts of Hong Kong for Xi's three-day visit, reflecting Beijing's concern that there should be no embarrassment ahead of a key Communist Party congress later this year which is expected to cement his position as the most powerful Chinese leader in a generation.

by | July 02, 2017 | 01:10

Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. StormTeam 5 meterologist Kelly Ann Cicalese said due to the heat building through the afternoon, the storms are expected to break out in the area Saturday evening. Storms could develop as soon as late morning across central Alabama, according to the weather service in Birmingham . In Luzerne County, scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible before 3 p.m., with chances growing until thunderstorms are likely after 4 p.m.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:35

If and when that fiscal 2018 appropriation is passed, sales for Mega Millions will resume as well, it said . "I mean this is supposed to be adding to our tax base for the schools". He was too anxious to pick up any lottery tickets Wednesday. According to the Chicago Tribune , lottery officials have expressed frustration in that, once the lottery regains authority to pay out prizes, it could be harder to start reselling tickets.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:34

Like the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act , the Davis-Oliver Act cracks down on unsafe sanctuary city jurisdictions by clarifying ICE detainer authority, withholding federal grant funding, and protecting compliant jurisdictions from the threat of lawsuits.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:30

The wind industry - America's largest source of renewable energy capacity - stands ready to do our part implementing the President's vision to deliver American jobs , investment and prosperity. He said the US Treasury would soon begin addressing barriers to developing "highly efficient" overseas coal plants, as well as announcing the approval of an oil pipeline to Mexico and an agreement to start negotiating the sale of natural gas to South Korea.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:26

A suspect was believed to be on the loose in the hospital. He provided no information about the exact number of victims or their conditions. This is a breaking news story and will be updated with additional information . The NYPD says the gunman at a New York City hospital is dead. CNN reports that the hospital is "among the largest providers of outpatient services in NY".

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:37

Speaking to the German parliament a week before hosting a G20 summit, Merkel called global warming an "existential challenge" for humanity and stressed that the 2015 Paris deal was "not negotiable". "We can not wait to act until the science has convinced every last doubter". President Donald Trump announced last month that the US would pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, which seeks to limit carbon emissions and reduce the rising global temperatures.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:38

The Bank of Dandong will no longer be able to access the US financial system "either directly or indirectly" and called the action "very significant", Mnuchin said. The US Treasury said North Korea continues to try to evade global sanctions in pursuit of its weapons program. 'We are committed to targeting North Korea's eternal enablers, ' he said, 'and maximizing economic pressure on the regime, until it ceases its nuclear and ballistic missile programs'.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:30

Companies have announced plans to import more shale gas and build new factories in the US, the Associated Press introduced . In the recent past, North Korea has been issuing warnings to the United States and South Korea , accusing them of fuelling tensions in the Korean peninsula by militarising the zone.

by | June 28, 2017 | 03:26

She wrote on Twitter that any further attacks against Syrian civilians will also be blamed on Russian Federation and Iran, which support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "We have observed activities at Shayrat Air Base that suggest possible intent by the Syrian regime to use chemical weapons again", Pentagon spokesman Maj.

by | June 27, 2017 | 03:22

The judge said tweets by Trump suggested that the order sought to ban people on the basis of their religion, and not in the interest of national security, as Trump had claimed. He did not specify when. "The vast majority of those arrested in the Detroit metropolitan area have very serious felony convictions, multiple felony convictions in many cases".

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:59

The AP analysis also found that Republicans won as many as 22 additional U.S. House seats over what would have been expected based on the average vote share in congressional districts across the country. Trump said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer criticized the GOP bill before knowing what was in it. For some candidates - such as Republican Rep.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:46

Louis Post-Dispatch. The paper also reported that police initially claimed that the 38-year-old African American officer, who has been on the force for 11 years, was "caught in the crossfire". The officer was treated at a hospital and released. Two officers " fearing for their safety " fired at the suspects and hit one in the ankle. Although the police report detailed the incident as mere " friendly fire "-a military term used to describe when a non-enemy is mistakenly targeted as ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:45

The locations slated for closure include 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores, which are located in Sarasota, Florida; Roseville, Michigan; Watchung, New Jersey and East Northport, New York, among other locations, according to Business Insider .

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:42

A Dalit belonging to the Jatav sub-caste, Kumar is now pitted against NDA's nominee Ram Nath Kovind , who is from the Kori/Koli community. "I am not upset with anyone", Gandhi said . At a meeting held in the parliament library, the 17-party Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) came up with a credible consensus candidate who could give Kovind a run for his money.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:53

The California Democrat has always been a bogeywoman Republicans have used to motivate their base and to woo independents as the personification of liberal values and a reminder of why even if they may like their individual member or candidate, a vote for that Democrat would be a step toward putting Pelosi back in the speaker's chair.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:02

Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday presented eight draft laws to take Britain out of the European Union in a legislative programme read out in parliament by Queen Elizabeth II . May's own position has been vulnerable after the election outcome. Instead, the Conservatives lost seats and May still hasn't secured a deal with another party to insure Parliament will back the government's agenda.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:00

The United States supports a 48-hour cease-fire declared by the Syrian army in southern Syria but says it will wait to see what happens before judging its effectiveness. Violence levels have been vastly reduced in those proposed de-escalation areas, but fighting has continued in major frontline areas, including in Deraa.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:18

A police spokesperson told The Associated Press that the officer used his weapon to shoot the attacker in Tuesday's incident. Last year, police foiled an attack near the site . According to media reports , the attacker took the police officer by surprise in front of the Paris police headquarters by assaulting him with a hammer, causing minor injuries; another officer responded by opening fire.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:20

He explained to me that the man was very violent, aggressive, and he came over him until the police arrival - but there were other people helping him because the crowd was extremely angry, unhappy, so some people started acting violently too.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:49

The federal government spends over $80 billion each year on information technology and employs about 113,000 IT professionals, but suffers from outdated and inefficient systems, according to Bloomberg sources . The members of the council include Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, the secretary of Defense, the secretary of Commerce, the secretary of Homeland Security, the director of national intelligence, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, and the US chief technology officer.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:46

Dr. Rene Gonzalez Barrios, the president of the Institute of Cuban History in Havana , believes that " Trump acts on a whim" and uses "the most vulgar and disrespectful rhetoric a head of state can possibly use when addressing a whole nation".

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:45

During a press conference on May 18, the day after Mueller was named special counsel, ABC News' chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl asked Trump if his appointment was the right move. "I don't think Trump should do anything but the congressional Republicans ought to look into it", Gingrich said. Some Republicans have raised questions about Mueller's ability to conduct an impartial and professional investigation pointing, one, to his well-known friendship with Comey, who might be ...