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World News 4 killed in New Year's Eve shooting at New Jersey home
Author: 0 4 killed in New Year's Eve shooting at New Jersey home

Gramiccioni said the teenager will be charged on Monday as an adult with four counts of murder and one count of weapons possession. The boy was arrested at the scene without incident, Gramiccioni said. A report by New Jersey 101.5 said that a law enforcement source confirmed it was a shooting and a suspect was in custody. Tne Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office says it appears that the 16-year-old boy used a Century Arms semi-automatic rifle to kill his victims.

World News Crowd Evacuated from Terrigal Beach After Fireworks Barge Explodes
Author: 0 Crowd Evacuated from Terrigal Beach After Fireworks Barge Explodes

There were screams coming from the crowd of about 5000 people as the barge exploded during the display. Within seconds of the display starting the boat was covered in smoke as fireworks began firing out at random. Witnesses reportedly said fireworks were spraying into the crowd after the blast. Emergency services responded to the incident just after 9pm (11pm NZ Time), with four fire trucks on scene, as well as responders from NSW Police, NSW Ambulance and NSW Marine Rescue.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Heats Up Feud With Iran By Praising Anti-Government Protests

Protesters in Tehran and elsewhere have called for the resignation of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as witnesses have described crowds chanting "Death to the dictator" and "Clerics should get lost". "We ask people not to take part in unlawful gatherings". The guard - whose mandate is to safeguard the Islamic Revolution - warned late Saturday that protesters would face an iron hand if demonstrations didn't stop.

World News West Indies win toss, bowl in 2nd T20 vs New Zealand
Author: 0 West Indies win toss, bowl in 2nd T20 vs New Zealand

Persistent rain, however, had the final say in the first worldwide match of 2018. Play was eventually abandoned at 10 pm. The West Indies team has lost both the Test series and the ODI series against the Kiwis and will play for pride in the shortest format of the game.

World News Israel ruling party votes for push to annex parts of West Bank
Author: 0 Israel ruling party votes for push to annex parts of West Bank

Netanyahu is not bound to follow the resolution. US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has provided fresh impetus for right-wing groups seeking to lay a further claim to the area. In October, Netanyahu made a decision to postpone a vote on a controversial bill that critics say would amount to the de facto annexation of Israeli settlements surrounding Jerusalem.

World News Man accused of 'nearly' decapitating girlfriend with samurai sword
Author: 0 Man accused of 'nearly' decapitating girlfriend with samurai sword

Police investigating a " cutting in progress " on Wednesday evening (Thursday NZ Time) found 36-year-old Aracely Jernigan dead in the living room of a Houston home. He has been charged with murder and is being held without bond in the Harris County jail . He has also been arrested multiple times on drug charges.

World News 2018's first baby born in Limerick
Author: 0 2018's first baby born in Limerick

The first new year baby at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley was a girl at 4.01am. New York City welcomed 2018 in freezing temperatures of -12C, making it one of the coldest celebrations on record, and one of the least crowded. They were born in Waterford and Tralee at 12:23am. Ava weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and arrived after her mom was in labor for almost 11 hours, hospital officials said.

World News Trump says 'no more' aid to Pakistan
Author: 0 Trump says 'no more' aid to Pakistan

An announcement from Trump was around the corner as reports emerged a couple of days ago saying the administration was strongly considering to withhold the $255 million in aid to Pakistan, reflecting dissatisfaction with Islamabad's inaction against terror networks.

World News Five things to know about the Iranian protests
Author: 0 Five things to know about the Iranian protests

Hundreds of people have been arrested but security forces have largely shown restraint. "Authorities in Iran have blocked numerous country's citizens from accessing the Telegram messaging application after the company refused to close down several channels, according to the firm's founder and CEO".

World News Suspected Colorado gunman identified as veteran with apparent grudge against local sheriff
Author: 0 Suspected Colorado gunman identified as veteran with apparent grudge against local sheriff

DCSO says two civilians were also shot by the Riehl. The scene was videotaped and posted on the Douglas County sheriff's Facebook page under the heading: "Motorcade for our fallen deputy". Pelle is the son of Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle. All were wearing bulletproof vests but were struck in unprotected parts of their bodies. "It was very hard today to go see Zack the last time".

World News 2 dead as Iran warns protesters will 'pay the price'
Author: 0 2 dead as Iran warns protesters will 'pay the price'

Iran's deputy speaker of the parliament on Sunday said the Interior Ministry should accept public demands instead of "raising difficulties" in the wake of anti-government protests across the country. He said Iranians had the right to criticize authorities but warned of a crackdown against unrest. "Authorities in Iran have blocked numerous country's citizens from accessing the Telegram messaging application after the company refused to close down several channels, according to the firm's ...

World News Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27
Author: 0 Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27

May you find the peace in the next life that you deserved while you were here. I will always love you my sister. Her heart was bigger than the world. Her death was confirmed by a statement on her verified Twitter account . "It's about the police officer and abusing their power". Bernie Sanders of Vermont and prominently appeared in an ad for his campaign. I feel like a representative for people throughout this whole nation because I'm doing this, I'm speaking out, me being his daughter .

World News Assam tense ahead of first draft NRC publication
Author: 0 Assam tense ahead of first draft NRC publication

The list, which was uploaded after midnight will now be available at NRC seva kendras from 8am on Monday. Army troops are on standby while a massive number of 45,000 security personnel were being deployed across Assam ahead of the publication of the first draft of the NRC.

World News Four Britons feared dead in Sydney plane crash
Author: 0 Four Britons feared dead in Sydney plane crash

The Foreign Office was unable to confirm any details of the crash but said British officials are in contact with authorities in Sydney . "We're just working with police to make sure that all assistance can be rendered", the spokesman said.

World News Crash of Light Plane in Costa Rica Kills 12
Author: 0 Crash of Light Plane in Costa Rica Kills 12

All the bodies were burned, Hidalgo told national television station Channel 7. The daily gave a list of passenger names, including five who shared the same last name, suggesting they were all related. An investigation into the cause of the crash will begin first thing Monday, Solis said. It took place in the mountainous area of Punta Islita, which is popular with tourists, in the province of Guanacaste, about 230 km (140 miles) west of the capital of San José.

World News Ex-sheriff Clarke abused authority, intimidated fellow passenger
Author: 0 Ex-sheriff Clarke abused authority, intimidated fellow passenger

In a late Friday afternoon series of tweets Snell explains the Bureau has obtained a search warrant to examine emails from Clarke related to an incident in the Milwaukee Airport. Clarke texted one of his officers before arriving to Wisconsin, court documents released Thursday revealed. This included several threatening posts on the Milwaukee County Sheriff's official Facebook page.

World News Herbstreit on Michigan State: Will be
Author: 0 Herbstreit on Michigan State: Will be "even better" in 2018

The Cougars played without record-setting quarterback Luke Falk , who missed the game because of an injury to his left (non-throwing) wrist. After the usual slow start that saw them trail 3-0, the Spartans owned the second quarter with 21 unanswered and took a 21-3 lead at the half, and never looked back.

World News Freezing new year's forecast
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Environment Canada is warning residents in Oxford County area to stay indoors after issuing an extreme cold warning. The warning is issued when the temperature or wind chills create a heightened risk to health such as frost bite or hypothermia.

World News Obama, Hillary Clinton 'most admired' by Americans; Trump second
Author: 0 Obama, Hillary Clinton 'most admired' by Americans; Trump second

This result has not changed in the past 10 years. Gallup's December poll found 17 percent of respondents named Obama the man they admired most . However, new data from from Mexico 's Interior Ministry showed that President Trump sent 26 per cent fewer Mexicans back home this year compared to Obama, despite his vows to crackdown on illegal immigration.

World News Police Detain 12 Altar Boys In DR Congo Protests
Author: 0 Police Detain 12 Altar Boys In DR Congo Protests

Congolese security forces have fatally shot two people during protests against President Joseph Kabila, Human Rights Watch claims. A government statement said one policeman had also been killed. Officers also detained 12 altar boys dressed in their liturgical robes outside one church as they led a protest march. But Tshisekedi, who had backed the activists' call to march, left the church in a vehicle, spurring angry shouts from the crowd, which said he was abandoning them.

World News Amit Shah's magic won't work in K'taka: Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 Amit Shah's magic won't work in K'taka: Siddaramaiah

Yeddyurappa could have handled the issue "in a more diplomatic manner" rather than make tall promises using the letter. However, Mr Yeddyurappa clarified saying that his announcement is not final as Mr Shah had to approve the list after two surveys for winninng candidates.

World News Kenya: Road mishap kills 36 people
Author: 0 Kenya: Road mishap kills 36 people

The bus was reportedly carrying 46 passengers to Nairobi from the western town of Busia when the accident happened. Thirty persons died on spot in the grisly road accident while eight others lost their lives while undergoing treatment at the Nakuru Level Five Hospital and Molo Sub-County Hospital.

World News Bombing at funeral for Afghan official kills 17
Author: 0 Bombing at funeral for Afghan official kills 17

Initial reports indicated a suicide bomber was behind the attack, but later authorities came to believe it was a remotely detonated explosive device hidden in a motorcycle. Inamullah Miakhial, spokesman for the local hospital, said the attack killed 12 people and wounded another 14. However, an official on the condition of anonymity pointed finger at the hardliner Islamic State (IS) group, saying IS militants could be behind the deadly attack to terrorize people.

World News Australia welcomes 2018 with spectacular fireworks in Sydney
Author: 0 Australia welcomes 2018 with spectacular fireworks in Sydney

This spectacular event will be live streamed on youtube channel by the Hong Kong Tourism board for the people who can't visit the place to watch the event. New Year's Eve Sydney's soundtrack producer Alex Gooden worked for three years to create the soundtracks for the eight-minute-long 9 p.m. family fireworks and the 12-minute midnight displays.

World News Porsche releases official power outputs for Mission E concept
Author: 0 Porsche releases official power outputs for Mission E concept

Luckily for us, the folks at Automobile are spilling the beans on what we can expect with regards to performance on the Mission E. As expected, it will be a beast. Porsche apparently aims for its powertrain to be able to sustain power for long periods of time without overheating - long enough to manage some laps at the track or high-speeds on the autobahn.

World News Multiple deputies down in active shooter situation in Colorado
Author: 0 Multiple deputies down in active shooter situation in Colorado

The scene is active and people are advised to avoid the area. In a code red the Sheriff's office told residents to shelter in place, avoid windows and stay away from exterior walls. The office reported on Twitter around 6:45 a.m. local time that it initially had a report of one deputy who was shot. County Line Road from Colorado to University boulevards is closed, as well as C-370 between Quebec Street and University Boulevard.

World News Houston Cops Find Stash of Weapons in Hotel Room
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When investigators looked into his room further, they located an AR-15, a shotgun, a handgun and lots of ammunition, Macintosh said. While the man initially faced charges of drunk and disorderly conduct, he now faces additional charges of trespassing and unlawful carry.

World News Celebs line up for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'
Author: 0 Celebs line up for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

Mariah Carey will be returning to Times Square for New Year's Eve tomorrow night, one year after her performance gone wrong , and she will be singing two of her songs! Seacrest added that the timing for the NY lineup - which includes the reunited Sugarland , Camila Cabello , and Nick Jonas - couldn't be better, as all three have big years ahead of them.

World News Nepal bans solo climbing on Mount Everest
Author: 0 Nepal bans solo climbing on Mount Everest

Foreign solo climbers are now banned from Mount Everest after the Nepalese government voted for stringent new safety rules after concerns over the number of deaths on the world's highest mountain. He added: "We have also adopted a strict provision to check the medical certificate of the climbers to determine whether they are physically fit to climb the mountains".