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Officer injured, 2 others shot in Lake County


Lake County Sheriff's Office officials warned people in the area stay indoors and out of sight until further notice. The Lake County Sheriff's Office sent out an alert to residents shortly before noon on Monday, notifying local residents near the post office to shelter in place. Read More »

Gardai Arrest Man In Citywest


There are a lot of armed gardaí around the Jobstown area searching for this individual. The same suspect is then believed to have stolen two more cars on the Naas road before gardai spotted him heading into the Citywest Shopping Centre this afternoon. Read More »

Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from MI overpass


Once there, they threw more than a dozen large rocks onto passing vehicles on southbound I-75. Charges of second-degree murder and malicious destruction of property have been authorized against one 17-year-old and four 15-year-olds following a days-long investigation by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office that included multiple search warrants and interviews over the weekend. Read More »

Tillerson flies to Baghdad to meet Iraq PM


Abadi told Tillerson that the PMF "is an official institution among state bodies", which includes "Iraqi fighters who fought terrorism and defended their country". "Iraq's relations with its neighbours are up to the Iraqi government", Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a joint press conference with his South African counterpart in Pretoria on Monday. Read More »

Diver swims five miles to shore to escape shark stalking him

He said yesterday that it was even more traumatic than watching Sunderland lose 7-6 on penalties to Charlton Athletic in the 1998 First Division play-off final. Mr Craig said watched as the shark circled him before approaching him "multiple times from different angles". "Once my heart rate had slowed and I was in a rhythm with my swimming, the shark stopped approaching me and actually started cruising beside me nearly like a whale shark ". Read More »

USA defense chief begins one-week trip to Asian region


The Defence Minister downplayed deep concern in Tokyo after North Korea weapons tests, including test firing missiles over Japan, as Pyongyang seeks to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States. During his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Donald Trump said the USA may be obliged to "totally destroy" North Korea. The ministers also pledged to actively cooperate to support diplomatic-led efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue ... Read More »

Traders Secrets on VEREIT, Inc. (VER), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

In other news, Director Michael A. Friedman sold 18,600 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 9th. About 504 shares traded. 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since October 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Private Capital Advisors Inc.'s holdings in Celgene Corp. Read More »

Rakesh Asthana named CBI special director


Lawyer activist Prashant Bhushan has called it illegal. This sets aside the speculation about Asthana's candidature being put on hold by a selection committee headed by the Central Vigilance Commissioner. He was also part of the probe team that investigated the fodder scam. "Amazing! Govt promotes Asthana as SPL Dir CBI, despite the CVC panel rejecting it because of lack of integrity!" According to senior government officials, Asthana is tipped to be the next chief of the CBI. Read More »

First Lady Visits Michigan Middle School


Trump had plenty of wisdom to impart on the young Americans, including the importance of "empathy and communication that are at the core of kindness, mindfulness, integrity and leadership", according to Politico . All I can say is: Best of luck to the kiddos trying to survive a uniquely awful Monday in middle school. Donald Trump's detractors may label him one of the world's most powerful bullies, but that did not discourage America's first lady from championing the fight against bullying at ... Read More »

Iowa withdrawing stopgap measure from federal consideration


While a few states, including Alaska and Minnesota, have received such permission to try to buffer insurers from high-cost customers, Iowa is not the only state that has withdrawn a proposal. Critics said approving the Iowa waiver would have paved the way for other states to follow, eroding the health law's protections for low- and middle-income Americans. Read More »

United States general lays out Niger attack details; questions remain


Many questions remain about the attack and what went wrong, including how Johnson's body, which was most likely recovered by Nigerien troops, was missing for almost 48 hours. While Niger is one of the world's poorest nations, it accounted for 8 percent of global uranium output in 2013, ranking as the fourth-largest producer, according to the World Nuclear Association. Read More »

Sturgeon Valley residents back home after train derails


Authorities have begun to clean up an estimated 30 to 50 liters (8 to 13 gallons) of crude that leaked from the train. The RCMP said 12 cars came off the tracks. Crews continued work to clean up a train derailment that forced evacuations from dozens of Sturgeon County homes over the weekend. "We are mobilizing all of our resources to respond to this incident and are working alongside local emergency responders as we conduct a full assessment of the situation", the company said. Read More »

MTA to Start Phasing Out MetroCards in 2019, Officials Say

The new system will also be used on MTA buses, as well as the Metro-North and Long Island commuter-railroad systems. New electronic readers will be installed in 500 subway turnstiles and on 600 buses in NY beginning late next year, and will reach the rest of the city's subway stations and buses by late 2020. Read More »

Tornado Watch in effect for most Piedmont Triad counties


Video of the aftermath of a tornado in Spartanburg County was taken on I-85 Business, a commercial area. Meteorologists at the National Weather Service in SC say they are "reasonably confident" that a tornado touched down in the state, but they won't be able to confirm tornado activity until Tuesday . Read More »

Trump Presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam War Medic

On the last day of the mission, after destroying an enemy base camp, Rose's unit was notified by the forward air controller that over 500 NVA were moving on their position. Mike went on to become an officer in the Army, and served for over 20 years, Trump said. He's now a grandfather, and his grandchildren, along with his wife and children, attended Monday's ceremony. Read More »

Boeing signs $13.8 billion deal with Singapore Airlines


Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday said his country was watching U.S. Earlier this month, Boeing rolled out the first of the airline's 787-10s at its Final Assembly facility in SC. The 777-9s are intended primarily for long-haul routes and are due for delivery from the 2021/22 financial year. Its subsidiaries SilkAir, Scoot and SIA Cargo also operate Boeing airplanes with the 737 MAX 8 and 737-800, 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliners and 747-400 Freighter types in service, ... Read More »

USA to restored travel permit for Putin critic Bill Browder


A prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States has revoked his authorization to travel to the USA after Moscow succeeded in getting him added to Interpol's wanted list. Russian and Venezuelan human-rights abusers are expected to be among the first group of individuals targeted by Canadian sanctions in the coming weeks. Read More »

Modiji Cannot Buy The Voice Of Gujarat, Says Rahul Gandhi In Gandhinagar


Narendra's Patel's allegation came on the day when Varun Patel and Reshma Patel - two close aides of Hardik Patel joined the BJP, weeks before the state election. Patel, a senior member of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti or PAAS in North Gujarat, the group led by Hardik Patel, said that the money was offered to him through Varun Patel. Read More »

Pedestrian killed crossing I-77 in Rock Hill Sunday morning


The vehicle was then hit from the rear by a blue SUV causing a third auto to crash. His auto hit a culvert and rolled. The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Lorain County Coroner's Office, Grafton FireDepartment, and Vaughn's Towing were all at the scene, release further states. Read More »

Morocco recalls Algeria envoy over 'hashish money' jibe


In a debate with business leaders in Algeria's capital, Algiers, on Friday, Messahel alleged that Morocco is "laundering cannabis money via its banks in the continent". Official figures from 2013 suggest some 90,000 Moroccan households rely on hashish trade to earn a living. Morocco and Algeria's relationship over the past decades has been strained with border crossings between the two countries closed. Read More »

Cub Scout removed from den after grilling state senator on guns


Lori Mayfield filmed a video of her son's exchange with Marble, a Republican, at a Cub Scout event in Denver last week. When it was Ames' turn, he asked: "An issue that I'm concerned about is common sense gun control ". That's not true , but Marble certainly answered the boy's question with respect. "People respond differently. I've had black people e-mail me and say, 'You're right". Read More »

Sessions in Philadelphia: MS-13 street gang a 'priority' for law enforcement


But Sessions said that by designating MS-13 as a priority for the Justice Department's Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces, investigators from a number of federal agencies could use a variety of tactics to "dismantle" the group. The cutthroat gang's reign of terror in NY - which included the slaughter of four young men on Long Island - particularly grabbed Sessions' attention when the victims' bodies were discovered in April. Read More »

James Comey has a Twitter account

Speculation that Comey was going all in on Twitter ran rampant and today, the man himself put one of his giant shoes in front of the other and stepped out from behind the camera. One could only imagine what Comey might have been tweeting had he been active on Twitter during some of President Trump's most vile attacks toward him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Brexit: Business lobby groups call for transition deal clarity


Sky News said it had seen the letter and that the five groups - completed by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), manufacturing group EEF and the Federation of Small Businesses - were increasingly anxious the United Kingdom would leave the European Union without a deal of any kind. Read More »

Congress fields 40 star campaigners for Himachal Pradesh polls 2017

The star campaigner list also includes chief ministers of UP, goa, Madhya Pradesh, Uttrakhand and Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh accompanied his son Vikramaditya as the latter filed his papers from the Shimla Rural constituency on being allotted the party ticket late on Sunday evening. Read More »

Battlefords RCMP looking for missing 15-year-old girl


CT on Saturday. She couldn't say how many gunshots were fired, whether Whitstone was known to RCMP, how long Whitstone was in RCMP custody before dying, whether the incident was gang related, or whether the female occupant of Whitstone's vehicle is facing charges. Read More »

Authorities try to identify boy found dead on Texas beach


Galveston police Capt. Joshua Schirard says such a case is very unusual. Cops are still waiting on the results of the autopsy but say they are now treating the boy's death as a homicide . Police have ruled the case a homicide until they can "unequivocally prove otherwise" and are waiting for autopsy results to determine his cause of death, Galveston Police said in a press release. Read More »