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GBI has new leads in case of teacher, beauty queen, missing 11+

After over 11 years of investigation, an arrest has been made in the Tara Grinstead case. But Grinstead's purse and keys were gone. She was officially reported missing on October 24, 2005, when she didn't show up to teach. The GBI stated that those interviews led to enough probable cause to secure a warrant for Duke, who had not been on officials radar before the tip. Read More

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Mexico Threatens UN Action Over Trump's Deportations — Tough' Times Ahead

Mexico Threatens UN Action Over Trump's Deportations — Tough' Times Ahead

One aspect of the new policy which seems to have most upset Mexico is the suggestion the USA could start deporting illegal immigrants back to Mexico even if they are not Mexican citizens. Top U.S. officials met Thursday with President Enrique Peña Nieto for likely contentious talks about relations between the two countries that have been badly strained over trade and illegal immigration since Donald Trump's election as president. Read More

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Tillerson arrives in Mexico on

Tillerson arrives in Mexico on "mission impossible"

Videgaray added a cryptic but pointed warning that Mexico wouldn't hesitate to challenge the US move at the United Nations or other global venues. "They come through one by one, and when the Mexican immigration agent sees a person who isn't Mexican , he tells the ICE agent, 'I can't accept this person, he's not Mexican, ' and they return him to the United States". Read More

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Four Americans Killed as Plane Crashes Into Australian Shopping Mall

Four Americans Killed as Plane Crashes Into Australian Shopping Mall

Witnesses said the plane appeared to be coming in low and fast before they saw an explosion at the mall. The Australian Safety Transport Bureau said it had sent investigators to the scene. "It was a charter flight with 2 of his friends flying to another island to play golf". Police said there were signs the pilot was trying to turn back to the airport when the plane crashed. Read More

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Iraqi forces capture airport in fight for Mosul

Elite Counter Terrorism forces advanced from the southwestern side and entered the Ghozlani army base along with the southwestern districts of Tal al-Rumman and al-Mamoun. However, the western side of Mosul, with its narrow streets and a population of between 750,000 and 800,000, appears to be a bigger challenge to the Iraqi forces. Read More

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Trump's envoy at United Nations warns Russia US stands firm on NATO, EU

Security Council for consistently criticizing and disparaging Israel. Twenty-eight anti-Israel U.N. Security Council resolutions have been proposed in the last 20-years-that's more than one each year. Middle East policy and the role of the United Nations in global affairs. "I'm looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like", Trump told the press conference, according to Reuters. Read More

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Kansas House votes to restore guaranteed teacher tenure

Kansas House votes to restore guaranteed teacher tenure

Medicaid, called KanCare in Kansas, is the government insurance program for people with low incomes or who are disabled. The bill will now move to the Senate for possible consideration. Concannon, who serves as vice chair of the health committee, said the state shouldn't expect providers to "bear the brunt" of the state having not expanded Medicaid. Read More

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Listen up, young Aussies: Sunday penalty rates have been cut

The commission has decided that Sunday penalty rates for full-time and part-time hospitality workers will be cut from 175 percent to 150 percent, full-time and part-time fast food workers will have their penalty rates cut from 150 percent to 125 percent while casuals will see their rates reduced from 175 percent to 150 percent, and retail staff will have their penalty rates reduced from 200 percent to 150 percent. Read More

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In The War Between Tigers And Drone, Chalk One Up For Tigers

In The War Between Tigers And Drone, Chalk One Up For Tigers

Then they filmed the dramatic moment the rare felines catch sight of it, give chase to the electronic intruder - and pounce. But it was already dead and staff in a well-protected vehicle went into the enclosure to pick up the remains. The playful tigers then ganged up and used their paws and mouths to play with the odd object, but couldn't work out what it was. They scrambled a flying drone to catch the attention of some of its, let's say, bigger big cats and get them some exercise. Read More

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Iraqi forces attack key military base near Mosul's airport

The soldiers called out for them to approach. "The ones out here now are just shooting at the civilians as they flee", he said. They handed the men cigarettes and water before whisking them away to be questioned . Mosul is the last urban center in Iraq controlled by ISIS. In a statement in January, the United Nations said nearly half of all casualties in Mosul were civilians. Read More

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Plane evacuated after landing gear collapses

Plane evacuated after landing gear collapses

A plane destined for Amsterdam crash landed at the Dutch capital's airport Thursday evening after its right landing gear apparently collapsed. The FlyBe flight from Edinburgh was pictured with collapsed landing gear. Britain's West Midlands Ambulance Service said the woman suffered serious head injuries in Wolverhampton, 140 miles (225 km) northwest of London. Elsewhere, more than 100 flights have been cancelled or diverted due to high winds. Read More

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Of course I condemn anti-Semitism

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump finally made a direct statement condemning anti-Semitism in America amid a recent uptick in threats against the Jewish community. I think this is important in Europe. The Jewish community centers that received threats were evacuated and searched, and there were no bombs found at any of them. Read More

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Water spills into Lake Berryessa's 'Glory Hole'

Starting at an altitude of 1,000 feet, drone pilot David B navigated his drone slowly downwards, perfectly in line with the Glory Hole. It led a Solano County Water Agency official a year ago to hark back to the days when the reservoir would make use of a huge circular spillway - nicknamed the "Glory Hole". Read More

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President Trump meets with top U.S. manufacturers

The president also teased the defense contractor that she would have had an easier job if Democrat Hillary Clinton had won the presidency. "But you're going to do great, and you're going to make more planes", he added. He said the $70 billion trade deficit with Mexico is "unsustainable". We're going to be spending the money in a very, very careful manner. "But we can't let that happen", he said. Read More

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Too Little, Too Late? Trump Addresses Wave of Anti-Semitic Threats

Bannon, a former Breitbart News executive who has been accused of giving a platform to white supremacist elements of the alt-right. "When we see hate arise like this, we have to be vocal". SEAN SPICER: To suggest that remembering the Holocaust and acknowledging all of the people - Jewish , gypsies, priest, disabled, gays and lesbians - I mean it's frank - it is pathetic that people are picking on a statement . Read More

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Maharashtra civic polls: Future bleak, voters reject Congress afresh

Maharashtra civic polls: Future bleak, voters reject Congress afresh

At the least, the party will have to reconcile to the fact that it is likely to remain out of power for a long time. "Whether there has been a disconnect between voters and the party leaders should be seen", he said. This is the party's worst show in 20 years and in the previous polls in 2012, the Congress had won 52 wards. "The party has taken absolutely no corrective measures or made any changes in the state organisation". Read More

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South Sudan Declares Famine, Other Countries May Follow Warns UNICEF

According to the agency, the number of children with severe acute malnutrition in northeast Nigeria is expected to reach 450,000 this year while in South Sudan more than 270,000 children are severely malnourished. "What we need are the resources to make sure that we can give access to the food that is available to those who have suffered from two years of drought and also the meteorologists are telling us there is that the next rains will also fail". Read More

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US Citizens Support of Obamacare Grew by 4% Since January

US Citizens Support of Obamacare Grew by 4% Since January

Enrollments in OH and nationally are down a tad from a year ago, but that could be because private insurers raised their premiums without a corresponding increase in federal subsidies for qualifying enrollees. The ACA was created to address about 15 percent of the population who didn't have access to affordable healthcare through their employer or because they had enough funds to buy coverage on their own. Read More

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Iraqi army storms airport in western Mosul

USA -backed Iraqi forces launched a major air-and-ground offensive Sunday to retake western Mosul from Islamic State militants and drive the extremist group from its last major urban bastion in Iraq . Iraqi forces hope to use the airport as a launchpad for their campaign to drive the militants from Iraq's second largest city. At least two soldiers were wounded in the rocket attack, according to Maj. Read More

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Fire breaks out at manufacturing unit in Hyderabad, 6 workers killed

Fire breaks out at manufacturing unit in Hyderabad, 6 workers killed

GHMC Commissioner Janardhan Reddy, who visited the fire accident spot, said the government will provide financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the family members of the deceased. Neighbours tried to drive open the cooler-manufacturing unit, but it was locked from inside by migrant workers from Jharkhand and Bihar. The owner had locked the factory from outside, making it hard for the workers to escape, the official said. Read More

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Kellyanne Conway has a confusing new nickname for Donald Trump

She took part in a conversation with Washington Times columnist and FOX News contributor Mercedes Schlapp about her successful career and, more importantly, her family. "And I believe those are timeless lessons and timeless opportunities for all women in similar circumstances and situation", she said. "I don't think I have to explain myself if I'm not going to go on TV for a week", Conway said. Read More

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Four lawmakers injured as BJP, Congress lead full-blown melee in Gujarat Assembly

Following this, the scheduled discussion on the gang-rape incident was not held. The Congress has been protesting on the streets and also disrupting assembly proceedings which began on Monday seeking a judicial probe into the assembly. In an FIR filed at Naliya in Kutch district earlier this month, a 24-year-old woman alleged that she was raped by at least nine persons on different occasions about a year ago. Read More

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Thousands return to Iraq's Mosul as fighting continues

It lies of the southern edge of Mosul, west of the Tigris River that splits the city. "The battle for the complete liberation of Mosul comes as hundreds of thousands of Iraqi citizens have lived for more than two years under ISIS oppression in West Mosul, during which time ISIS has committed a number of frightful atrocities, terrorizing the people of Mosul", Davis emphasized. Read More

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61% voting in UP fourth phase polls, expected to cross 63 %

A total of four people, including SP candidate Siddhgopal Sahu's son, were reportedly injured in the incident. As of now, Rae Bareli recorded a voting of 45.39 percent. The main contest in Uttar Pradesh is between the alliance forged by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress, the Bahujan Samaj Party led by former Chief Minister Mayawati and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is in power at the Centre and is making a bid to add Uttar Pradesh to the kitty of states ruled by it. Read More

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Kenny announces he will announce his future plans after St Patrick's Day

Kenny announces he will announce his future plans after St Patrick's Day

In his time as Taoiseach, Enda Kenny has appointed McHugh to two different departments, as a junior Minister and before that the now retired Dinny McGinley. Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar is now the bookies favourite to succeed Mr Kenny as both Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader. Known as a plain-speaker, supporters say he would widen the party's appeal after it lost a quarter of its seats at parliamentary elections a year ago. Read More

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Swedish town councillor proposes sex breaks on work time

Swedish town councillor proposes sex breaks on work time

Per-Erik Muskos, a council member for Övertorneå, proposed the motion for his town of roughly 2,000-and his cause has quickly captured attention worldwide . Workers in Sweden may soon have two options after a stressful meeting or performance review: steam at their desks, or get steamy at home. He said single people should also be allowed to take the hour to spend time improving their own well-being. Read More

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Australian visit slammed by 1000 protesters

Anti-Israel protesters brandished a banner depicting Netanyahu with a mustache in the fashion of Adolf Hitler with the word "Fascist" written across the bottom of the placard. "My government will not support one-sided resolutions criticizing Israel of the kind recently adopted by the U.N Security Council and we deplore the boycott campaigns created to delegitimise the Jewish state", Turnbull wrote in an editorial in The Australian newspaper. Read More

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McCain Took Secret Syria Trip To Discuss Defeating ISIS

More U.S. troops could be sent into Syria to help in the fight against ISIS, according to Gen. On the campaign trail, President Trump frequently criticized the Obama administration's policy to defeat the group that controls territory in both Syria and neighboring Iraq, but which has lost significant territory in the last two years. Read More

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Trump Denounces Anti-Semitism After A Spate Of Threats On Jewish Community Centers

Trump Denounces Anti-Semitism After A Spate Of Threats On Jewish Community Centers

The remarks came a day after the JCC Association of North America reported that 54 Jewish community centers have faced 69 threats, including three waves of bomb threats, since January. Louis, Missouri. Earlier Monday, Trump's opponent in last November's election, Democrat Hillary Clinton, called for the president to take a stronger stand against anti-Semitism. Read More

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De Lima arrest meant to silence criticism vs Duterte: Amnesty Int'l

De Lima arrest meant to silence criticism vs Duterte: Amnesty Int'l

Senator Leila de Lima , 57, a lawyer who has spent almost a decade trying to link Duterte to death squads that have allegedly killed thousands of people, faces drug trafficking charges that could see her jailed for life. Duterte expanded the crackdown nationwide after becoming president last June, and de Lima has continued to criticize him after winning a Senate seat a year ago. Read More

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New President Says 20 Years Needed to Fix Somalia

New President Says 20 Years Needed to Fix Somalia

Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, as well as delegations from Kuwait and Egypt, have already arrived, with other regional leaders also expected. She also commended the President's commitment to stamp out corruption. He called on regional bodies like IGAD, AU and global community to give necessary support to Somalia. Read More

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