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World News Louisiana abortion restrictions put on temporarily hold
Author: 0 Louisiana abortion restrictions put on temporarily hold

The fight over abortion rights has returned to the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices consider an emergency petition to temporarily block a restrictive Louisiana abortion law from taking effect. The Take Care blog sees the 5th Circuit approach as providing a road map to how the Supreme Court could chip away at abortion rights: "by distinguishing away any decision favorable to reproductive justice and refusing to meaningfully scrutinize any law that affects abortion access or abortion ...

World News Plane crashes in Southern California; 2 killed, officials say
Author: 0 Plane crashes in Southern California; 2 killed, officials say

Authorities say two people died and two were injured after a small plane crashed into a Southern California house. FAA records show KL Management LLC applied for the registration of the fixed-wing, multi-engine plane. He said both the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate. No other information was immediately available. This is a breaking news story and is constantly being updated .

World News More than 40 mummies discovered at Egypt burial site
Author: 0 More than 40 mummies discovered at Egypt burial site

The Minya graves, discovered during an excavation that started in February previous year, are in a communal tomb "probably belonging to a petty bourgeois family", the antiquities ministry said. Some bore traces of Demotic handwriting , with fragments of colored cartonnage covering near the feet; some of the children mummies were also wrapped in linen.

World News Manhunt Underway for Escaped MMA Fighter Wanted for 3 Murders
Author: 0 Manhunt Underway for Escaped MMA Fighter Wanted for 3 Murders

The 44-year-old is considered to be extremely risky and should not be approached. The post from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is the first time law enforcement had tied him directly to the crime. Marks is now charged with burglary of a habitation with the intent to commit another felony after he allegedly broke into Scott's home in August, the Temple Daily News reported.

World News State Police to increase DWI enforcement during Super Bowl Weekend
Author: 0 State Police to increase DWI enforcement during Super Bowl Weekend

If you plan to drink, don't plan to drive. Sometimes designated drivers slip, so police point out that, if no one in your group is sober, find another way home. "Please have a plan in place before you head to that Super Bowl party", said MSP Lt Michael Shaw. Operation C.A.R.E.is one of the nation's longest-running traffic safety initiatives.

World News All USAID assistance to West Bank and Gaza has ceased, official says
Author: 0 All USAID assistance to West Bank and Gaza has ceased, official says

There is an exception to the cuts. Israel did not see it that way, however, and has been urging the Trump Administration to find a workaround. Senior official Saeb Erekat said on Tuesday that Palestinians had demanded all funding stop at the end of January for fear they would expose themselves to costly lawsuits under the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act, which is about to come into force.

World News US warns Lebanon’s Hezbollah not to funnel ministry’s money
Author: 0 US warns Lebanon’s Hezbollah not to funnel ministry’s money

The government will be announced on Thursday, the sources said, as Hariri met President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baabda. The announcement on Thursday comes after more than eight months of deadlock as politicians from rival Lebanese factions could not agree on the make-up of the cabinet following parliamentary elections in May.

Author: 0 USA highlights 'broken promises' on 40 years of Iran's revolution

Gen. Amir Hatami boasted that the missile "needs a very short time for its preparedness and can fly at a low altitude". Back in February 2018, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for efforts to maintain and boost Iran's defense capabilities, hitting back at the enemies for disputing the country's missile program.

World News U.S.'s Bolton: Military intervention not imminent in Venezuela
Author: 0 U.S.'s Bolton: Military intervention not imminent in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appealed to his supporters during a pro-government rally that was held in Caracas earlier on Saturday, making the parliamentary election proposal. "As you take to the streets again, know that you do not go alone", he said. He called the rally to coincide with one convened by government supporters to mark the 20th anniversary of the socialist movement founded by the late Hugo Chavez .

World News Leopard Cub Smuggled From Bangkok To Chennai. Watch Airport Staff Feed It
Author: 0 Leopard Cub Smuggled From Bangkok To Chennai. Watch Airport Staff Feed It

All seemed well until staff's suspicions were raised when they heard a noise from the man's bag and eventually discovered the one-month-old 1kg (2.2lbs) leopard cub. India's NTV quoted a senior official as saying: "He says he was supposed to handover it to someone at the Chennai airport ". In a video released by officials, the exhausted cub is seen being fed milk using a feeding bottle.

World News USA immigration authorities arrest scores of Indians for illegal stay
Author: 0 USA immigration authorities arrest scores of Indians for illegal stay

The University of Farmington, advertised as based in MI state, was run by undercover agents from the Department of Homeland Security to expose "pay-to-stay" immigration fraud. The ATA has also contacted lawyers to confirm that arrest warrants were issued to the 600 students. The Detroit News said that six alleged recruiters, who were arrested locally, were produced in a local federal court on Thursday wearing ankle chains and handcuffs.

World News Business secretary Clark says United Kingdom would regret no-deal Brexit 'for ever'
Author: 0 Business secretary Clark says United Kingdom would regret no-deal Brexit 'for ever'

One footnote inserted at the insistence of Spain has ruffled feathers, where the status of Gibraltar British citizens is discussed. Similarly, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, suggested Wednesday that the scale of cooperation between UK financial service companies and European Union businesses will be declining after Brexit with the UK companies eventually boosting their activities in fast-growing economies outside the bloc.

World News Trump steps up attacks on Pelosi for opposing border wall funds
Author: 0 Trump steps up attacks on Pelosi for opposing border wall funds

A senior administration official said Friday that Trump will speak on five areas: immigration, infrastructure, drug pricing, trade and worldwide diplomacy. "Some of it will be border-related", said one. Trump can declare an emergency and use funds drawn from other causes to fund wall construction. Republicans anxious about the 2020 election - not just holding the White House, but also control of the Senate - are urging him not to get bogged down in immigration in his speech.

World News At 'the Punxsutawney in Philadelphia,' Groundhog Day starts with beer for breakfast
Author: 0 At 'the Punxsutawney in Philadelphia,' Groundhog Day starts with beer for breakfast

Sarah Wakelee, 34, stood at the bar, wearing a shirt adorned in a print of cats and tacos, hoping to avenge a prior loss in the Hawaiian shirt competition. TIME tested the accuracy of various groundhogs based on their ability to predict the weather of their relative geographic area. It's a. sequel? To Groundhog Day? Not to dash spring-lovers dreams - Punxsuatawney Phil's accuracy is only around 39% to 40% over the past 133 years.

World News Nigeria vice president survives chopper crash weeks before election
Author: 0 Nigeria vice president survives chopper crash weeks before election

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has continued with his engagements in Kogi State after escaping unhurt in a helicopter incident at Kabba on Saturday afternoon. According to an eyewitness, the helicopter managed to land at about 2.22 pm at the township stadium before its propeller suddenly pulled off to the surprise of supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had gathered to welcome the Vice President.

Author: 0 Iran announces successful test of long-range cruise missile

Named Hoveizeh, it's from the Soumar family of cruise missiles, which Iran added to its arsenal in 2015, Hatami said. The Middle Eastern country showcased its latest lethal weapon on Saturday, during the country's celebration of the 40th anniversary since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

World News Mariah Carey under fire for performing in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Mariah Carey under fire for performing in Saudi Arabia

The concert comes among many new ideas by the Saudi government to try and revamp the image of the conservative nation. However, Carey still will not budge and plans to perform Thursday at King Abdullah Economic City, a two-hour drive north of Mecca.

World News Australia police say man in custody after airport evacuation
Author: 0 Australia police say man in custody after airport evacuation

It is understood there are suspicions of a knife being involved. Queensland Police told AAP on Saturday night a man had been arrested. He has been taken a police station to be interviewed. Witness Nick Sherrard said it was a dramatic scene at the airport. Passengers that had disembarked from their planes were told to re-board, the ABC reported.

World News Varadkar to discuss no-deal Brexit preparations with European leaders
Author: 0 Varadkar to discuss no-deal Brexit preparations with European leaders

However, a statement from Downing Street challenged any extension to the Article 50 process, saying the Brexit date will be March 29. Leadsom had previously suggested Britain could probably secure "a couple of extra weeks" if needed. To this, Theresa May called for all parliamentary leaders to hold meetings with her so as to decide the course of things to strike a deal that would be acceptable to all.

World News How Former US Hackers Broke Into iPhones For UAE
Author: 0 How Former US Hackers Broke Into iPhones For UAE

Except, the NSA states that "all their ex-employees are subject to the same post-employment restrictions that govern other former civil servants employed by the intelligence community" and that "under no circumstance would the agency request that an individual, contractor, foreign government or other USA government agency engage in activities on its behalf that the NSA would not itself be authorized to undertake".

World News Israeli forces kill knife-wielding Palestinian girl
Author: 0 Israeli forces kill knife-wielding Palestinian girl

The teen was identified by Palestinian media as Samah Zuheir Mubarak of Ramallah. "We do not want to receive any money if it will cause us to appear before the courts", he said, adding that the new U.S. The Trump administration has cut hundreds of millions of dollars to humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies which aid the Palestinians as it seeks to pressure Abbas to come back to the negotiating table.

Author: 0 The groundhog has spoken: Punxsutawney Phil predicts spring will come early

Whereas if it is sunny and groundhog sees his shadow, he will return to his burrow, and we can expect six more weeks of winter. That means he's predicting an early spring. If Phil wakes and finds himself shadowless, he takes it as a sign of an early spring and stays above ground. Tens of thousands of people gathered in Gobbler's Knob, the location in Punxsutawney, Pa., to see Phil make his annual forecast.

World News ICE force-feeds detainees on hunger strike
Author: 0 ICE force-feeds detainees on hunger strike

Above is another facility in the state. Now the Associated Press has learned that immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants at the El Paso Process Center. Approximately 1,396 detainees in some 18 immigration detention facilities have gone on hunger strike since May 2015, according to the nonprofit Freedom for Immigrants.

World News Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Says 'No Progress' on INF Talks
Author: 0 Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Says 'No Progress' on INF Talks

China has been opposing India's entry into the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) on the ground that India is not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) though the other P5 members including U.S. NATO and the European Union are understandably nervous about the termination of the treaty, but President Trump seems less bothered about the possibility of a future Russian nuclear-armed intermediate-range missile threat to Europe than he is about China's ability to threaten USA ...

World News Jury set to hear closings at USA trial of El Chapo
Author: 0 Jury set to hear closings at USA trial of El Chapo

Interested in "El Chapo" Guzman? Cifuentes is said to have been one of Guzman's cocaine suppliers in Colombia, with a family that's been in the drug business for decades. He was recaptured and sent to the U.S. in 2017. Jurors have heard testimony that would make Guzman's reaction understandable. Roberts testified that he interviewed Cifuentes for "a couple hours".

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