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What we learned from the Las Vegas shooting report

What we learned from the Las Vegas shooting report Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Las Vegas , Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said police were not seeking to charge Paddock's long-term girlfriend Marilou Danley , but there was someone in their sights. Michigan Ave. "As to any other people, the FBI has an ongoing case against an individual of federal interest", he continued. Catherine Lombardo, an attorney for the victims of the La... [Full Article...]

California parents at center of disturbing captivity case have ties to Virginia

California parents at center of disturbing captivity case have ties to Virginia David Allen Turpin , 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, have been booked on charges of torture and child endangerment . On Sunday, a 17-year-old girl escaped the home before dawn, called 911 and drew deputies to the residence, where they uncovered a disturbing case of extreme alleged child abuse that has captivated worldwide attention. [Full Article...]

Vegas shooting preliminary report released

Vegas shooting preliminary report released Stephen Paddock , the 64-year-old who police believe acted alone in the shooting, had purchased 29 firearms between 1982 and 2016, according to the report, but then bought almost twice that many between October 2016 and September 2017, according to the report. [Full Article...]

China accuses U.S. warship of violating its sovereignty

China accuses U.S. warship of violating its sovereignty The USS Hopper , a guided missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Chinese island late Wednesday without Chinese government permission, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang at a press briefing. Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan said: "All operations are conducted in accordance with worldwide law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, an... [Full Article...]

BOOKER GOES NUCLEAR: Cory Compares DHS Secretary to NAZIS, Trump to HITLER

BOOKER GOES NUCLEAR: Cory Compares DHS Secretary to NAZIS, Trump to HITLER One person who attended the meeting told aides they heard the latter expletive, while others recalled the president saying the more widely reported "shithole", according to a person briefed on the meeting but not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations. [Full Article...]

Pence warns of 'dangerous consequences' for national defense amid shutdown

Pence warns of 'dangerous consequences' for national defense amid shutdown The vice president's spokeswoman had said Pence's trip would go forward because it is "integral" to US national security and diplomacy. Greenblatt's visit is also meant to pave the way for a scheduled visit to Israel by U.S. Pence took off Friday night on a trip that will take him to Egypt, Jordan and Israel. Greenblatt arrived in Israel on Thursday to meet with Israeli officials and represent... [Full Article...]

Notorious Parents of Tortured Children in California Face Life Imprisonment

Notorious Parents of Tortured Children in California Face Life Imprisonment Images obtained from a Facebook page that appears to have been set up by the parents show the siblings dressed in matching outfits at a wedding and in Dr Seuss-style shirts. The police in a statement did not detail the parents' motive for holding the children hostage, and a police spokesman said he had no further details. [Full Article...]

Ex-US diplomat calls for designating Pakistan as 'state sponsor of terrorism'

Ex-US diplomat calls for designating Pakistan as 'state sponsor of terrorism' The group, formed by representatives of the 15 member countries of the council and led by Kazakhstan's Ambassador to the United Nations and the current UNSC President Kairat Umarov, met military and political leaders and activists between January 13-15 in order to understand the political, security, socio-economic and human rights situation in the country, Efe news agency reported. [Full Article...]

France and Britain reach bilateral border security deal

France and Britain reach bilateral border security deal The tough message risked putting a sour note at the end of a meeting created to show the strength of Anglo-French relations, despite the UK's exit from the EU. Macron has been outspoken in his desire to see Britain increase its spending in his pursuit of reshaping the 2003 Le Touquet agreement, a deal that allows the United Kingdom to effectively have a border on French land and vice-versa. [Full Article...]

Justice Dept intends to re-try Menendez in corruption case

Justice Dept intends to re-try Menendez in corruption case In the filing, they said "an early retrial date is in the best interest of the public". "The decision to retry this case was made based on the facts and the law, following a careful review", the Justice Department said in a statement. November's mistrial was a serious blow to the Justice Department, which has investigated Menendez for almost five years. Both Menendez and co-defendant Salomon M... [Full Article...]

Bay County Sheriff's Office agreement with ICE to help keep streets safe

Bay County Sheriff's Office agreement with ICE to help keep streets safe Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold suspected illegal immigrants for deportation processing. The sweep could occur in Bay Area cities such as Oakland and San Francisco over the span of more than one day. He said every California should know what they mean in terms of their rights and responsibilities. "We firmly believe that law enforcement must prioritize risky criminals and n... [Full Article...]

Israel says it killed Palestinian sought in settler slaying

Israel says it killed Palestinian sought in settler slaying Hamas at first identified the terrorist who was killed as Ahmad Nassar Jarrar, 22, claiming that he was a member of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. In addition to the threats aimed at Jarrar, Liberman claimed that Hamas is now in a tattered state in Gaza, where it rules, and is therefore trying to arrange terror attacks in the West Bank such as the January 9 drive-by shooting outside Havat Gila... [Full Article...]

Governor Walker calls special election a 'wake-up call'

Governor Walker calls special election a 'wake-up call' Schachtner will replace republican Sheila Harsdorf who resigned to serve as State Agriculture Secretary. "In midterm elections, whether national or state, voters from the out party are usually the ones who get out and vote", Freitag said . [Full Article...]

Trump praises Bob Dole at Capitol Hill award ceremony

Trump praises Bob Dole at Capitol Hill award ceremony Dole will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in "recognition for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator and statesman". House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland, said that he worked across the aisle with Dole on the Americans with Disabilities Act. [Full Article...]

Exercise? I get more than people think, Donald Trump says

Exercise? I get more than people think, Donald Trump says DONALD Trump insisted he's "not a racist" yesterday after reportedly branding African and South American countries "s***holes". The President has denied he had used the word "shithole" but admitted being "tough" during the meeting. [Full Article...]

US Withholds $65 Million From UN's Palestinian Refugee Agency, Calls for Changes

US Withholds $65 Million From UN's Palestinian Refugee Agency, Calls for Changes In 2017, the U.S. "We mentioned to UNRWA multiple times it needs to be reformed", Haley told Voice of America host Greta Van Susteren. The United States pays the Palestinians "hundred of millions of dollars" a year, Trump wrote in all-capital letters on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Facebook opens probe into Russian involvement in Brexit

Facebook opens probe into Russian involvement in Brexit The social network will now look for "other similar clusters engaged in coordinated activity around the Brexit referendum that was not identified previously". "We would like to carry out this work promptly and estimate it will take a number of weeks to complete", Milner wrote . Facebook, which has more than 30m users in the United Kingdom, had originally said it had detected just 97 cents (7... [Full Article...]

Tillerson: US military not leaving Syria

Tillerson: US military not leaving Syria For this reason, we will seek to de-escalate the civil war in Syria , work for peace, and encourage all parties to head to the negotiating table. The United States will maintain a military presence in Syria focused on ensuring the IS can not re-emerge, he said. [Full Article...]

Trump's chief of staff disowns pledge on Mexico wall

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez told Reuters the White House is making unacceptable demands on immigration measures related to "Dreamer" protections. Kelly met with House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland, Representative Judy Chu of California, chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus as part of ongoing negotiations b... [Full Article...]

Bus Fire Kills At Least 52 Uzbeks Travelling In Kazakhstan

Bus Fire Kills At Least 52 Uzbeks Travelling In Kazakhstan The Emergencies Ministry of the former Soviet nation in Central Asia said Thursday's tragedy happened in the northern Aktobe region. "The rest died on the spot". The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, but investigators believe a short circuit may have caused the bus to ignite. The bus they were travelling on caught fire and spread quickly. [Full Article...]


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