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World News Julian Assange Asks UK Court to Drop His Arrest Warrant
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Assange skipped bail in 2012 before entering the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid being extradited to Sweden after he was accused of sexual assault. Watkins said the case against Assange was "extremely simple" in that he had failed to surrender to custody in answer to bail, therefore the warrant still stood.

World News 10 killed, almost 80 injured in Kabul blast
Author: 0 10 killed, almost 80 injured in Kabul blast

He passed through the first checkpoint saying he was taking a patient to Jamuriate hospital and at the second checkpoint he was recognized and blew his explosive-laden auto", interior ministry deputy spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told AFP . In chaotic scenes at the Jamuriate hospital, the nearest medical facility to the site of the blast, overwhelmed doctors and nurses rushed to treat dozens of wounded lying in the corridors.

World News Trump proposes United States citizenship plan for 1.8-M undocumented immigrants
Author: 0 Trump proposes United States citizenship plan for 1.8-M undocumented immigrants

The plan unveiled Thursday would provide a possibility of citizenship-contingent on "work, education, and good moral character "-to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, USA Today reports ". One of the authors of the bipartisan proposal rejected by the president, Senator Lindsey Graham (RS.C.) turned to Twitter to flatter Trump's disposition in the matter, assuring that "it represents presidential leadership on immigration that will allow us to ...

World News Escaped Texas inmate arrested with liquor and food bags
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At 7:30 p.m., an inmate left the prison grounds and picked up the bag. The duffle bag contained large trays of home-cooked food, three bottles of brandy, one bottle of whiskey, several bags of tobacco, packaged snacks and fruit, according to a press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

World News Paris zoo evacuated and temporarily shut after around 50 baboons escape
Author: 0 Paris zoo evacuated and temporarily shut after around 50 baboons escape

According to reports , the baboons congregated around the Grand Rocher, the fake rock centrepiece of the zoo. However, four baboons are still believed to be on the loose. The visitors were evacuated as the animals could be unpredictable "especially when stressed", The Guardian quoted an official as saying. Paris zoological park covers 36 acres and underwent a total overhaul between 2008 and 2014.

World News President Buhari Travels To Addis Ababa
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President Sisi will head the meeting of the The Peace and Security Council of the African Union as Egypt is now chairing the council in January, Radi added. Close to 4,000 of the migrants were repatriated by respective AU member countries, while the reaming were brought home with the help of the International Organization for Migrants (IOM), said AU Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira Elfadil Mohammed to journalists on the sidelines of the 30th AU summit, which is underway from January 22 ...

World News USA puts Taliban with 'Pakistan links' on list of terrorists
Author: 0 USA puts Taliban with 'Pakistan links' on list of terrorists

US officials said that there were no Afghan refugee camps in Kurram, a remote tribal region straddling the border with Afghanistan, where they said Wednesday's drone strike had taken place. 13, 2017. The settlement was not an "organized terrorist sanctuary", it said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

World News Duterte Tells Suu Kyi Rights Activists Are 'Just a Noisy Bunch'
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He concluded that Suu Kyi is "not getting good advice from her team" and though he liked her and respected her "enormously" but she has "not shown moral leadership on the Rakhine issue and the allegations made, and I regret that". A USA official, who spoke on Thursday on condition of anonymity, said the issues raised by Richardson had reinforced concerns about Myanmar's handling of the Rohingya crisis.

Author: 0 Billionaire Shermans Targeted for Murder, Toronto Police Say

Susan Gomes told reporters Friday. Autopsy results reveal they died by "ligature neck compression". "We have sufficient evidence to describe this as a double homicide investigation, and that Honey and Barry Sherman were in fact targeted", Detective Sergeant Susan Gomes said in a Friday press conference.

World News Hillary kept adviser on staff despite sex harassment claims
Author: 0 Hillary kept adviser on staff despite sex harassment claims

The aide, Burns Strider , served as Clinton's faith adviser. Citing unidentified sources who were familiar with the situation, the Times reported that Clinton's then-campaign manager, Patti Solis Doyle , recommended the firing of her faith adviser, Burns Strider , in response to the complaints, but Clinton declined to do so.

World News Lagos Government Mourns Death Of Deji Tinubu
Author: 0 Lagos Government Mourns Death Of Deji Tinubu

The retreat which began on Thursday was scheduled to end tonight. The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF ), in a statement released on its Twitter, commemorated with Tinubu's family. An autopsy will be carried out while burial arrangements will be announced by the family. Immediate past chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu , is dead, reports said.

World News New Jersey to join multi-state lawsuit over federal tax reform
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At issue is the provision in the federal bill known as SALT, which severely restricts the federal deductibility of state and local taxes. The governors said they are formulating a plan on how and when to file a lawsuit. They do not "coincidentally all happen to be Democratic states". Jon Whiten, vice president of New Jersey fiscal watchdog New Jersey Policy Perspective, said his group, a state fiscal watchdog, is throwing its support behind the suit.

World News US, British citizens join battle against Turkey in Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 US, British citizens join battle against Turkey in Syria's Afrin

Turkey's non-negotiable demand will be that the Pentagon must conclusively end any sort of alliance or quasi-alliance with Syrian Kurds . The Turkish army, which launched the Afrin operation on Saturday, captured the villages of Shankal, Qorne, Bali and Adah Manli, as well as the rural areas of Kita, Kordo and Bibno and four other hills in Afrin, Turkish daily Hurriyet reported.

World News Man fatally shot by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent a kidnap victim
Author: 0 Man fatally shot by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent a kidnap victim

An FBI agent shot and killed a kidnapping victim during a predawn operation at a home there. The agent who fired the fatal shot has been placed on administrative leave - standard protocol - pending the investigation, officials said. "The public is safe from these suspects, we were able to take them off the streets and bring them back to Montgomery County where justice will be served".

World News Alabama inmate's execution off for night
Author: 0 Alabama inmate's execution off for night

Madison's attorneys say the inmate has suffered several strokes and can't remember killing Schulte or understand his upcoming execution. The Alabama attorney general's office opposed the stay, arguing that a state court has ruled Madison competent and Madison has presented nothing that would reverse the finding.

Author: 0 Twitter's Verdict on the Judge Who Sentenced Larry Nassar: (Mostly) 'Awesome'

Nassar was also sentenced to 60 years in prison for his possession of child pornography. The judge expressed her issues with the letter and spoke out against Nassar's lack of accountability. An investigative series by The Indianapolis Star found that the organization had covered up accusations of abuses by many coaches, not just Nassar.

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Emerald Advisers Inc who had been investing in Imperva Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.48B market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $30.92. Cap Advsrs Inc Ok owns 64,804 shares. First Mercantile Trust invested in 349 shares. 623,669 were accumulated by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank).

World News Neither Side Budges as Day 2 of Shutdown Continues
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It means no pay for those federal employees who are " furloughed " - on unpaid leave - even though their workplaces are not open. A Democratic aide said those are both potentially serious roadblocks for Democrats, who do not trust the House would move on a DACA bill or that President Donald Trump will stick to a position and not undercut the process.

World News Rep. Meehan will not seek reelection after sexual harassment backlash
Author: 0 Rep. Meehan will not seek reelection after sexual harassment backlash

Though Meehan had not made a decision as of Thursday morning, another GOP official said he is politically adept enough to understand the reality he faces. Attorney. Meehan spoke publicly about allegations for the first time Tuesday, describing the longtime female staffer as a "soul mate" to whom he had admitted having "an affection" for and later writing her a letter wishing her well with a boyfriend.

World News Trump 'eager to be interviewed' by special counsel
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Speaking to the reporters outside White House before leaving for the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, the commander-in-chief said he was open to testify to Mueller's team, which is now conducting a probe into Trump campaign's ties to Russian operatives.

World News Senior Bowl: What Is Being Said About Josh Allen
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It's expected that Mayfield will arrive prior to the North practices, after he was tending to what Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage called a "family matter" in Austin, Texas. Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com has all the measurements , and the guy everyone will be asking about later is Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph , who isn't playing in the Senior Bowl and not just because he has 9-1/8-inch hands.

World News Day programmes in Kashmir passes off peacefully
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Security personnel were on high alert following intelligence inputs that a girl from Pune may attempt a suicide attack in Kashmir valley on Republic Day . And with the ATS claiming that Shaikh was planning to travel to Syria, she was then sent for a de-radicalisation program by security forces. Security forces had laid down a multi-layer cordon around the stadium.

World News First Alert Weather: Sunday will be a First Alert Weather Day
Author: 0 First Alert Weather: Sunday will be a First Alert Weather Day

Great to see the sunshine today and a nice bounce in temperatures too as the mercury jumped well into the 40s. Rainfall totals from Saturday's showers should be light for most of the area. Highs should climb to around 50 again Saturday afternoon. Your VIPIR 7 Day Forecast will keep us running seasonally mild on Saturday despite the increasing clouds, and rain chances pick up Saturday night into Sunday .

World News Dutch spies watched Russian hackers attack Democrats
Author: 0 Dutch spies watched Russian hackers attack Democrats

The hackers' attempts to infiltrate a classified U.S. State Department network in November 2016 prompted the AIVD to alert a U.S. National Security Agency "liaison" based in The Hague , who reportedly passed the information to American intelligence services.

World News South Korea FM: Attacking North Korea 'Not an Option'
Author: 0 South Korea FM: Attacking North Korea 'Not an Option'

The statement also said Koreans should reject attempts to brand the North's nuclear weapons programme as a hurdle to improved North-South relations. What makes the most sense in the short term is to let the North and South Koreans interact, cooperate and talk during the Winter Games, and for Trump and Kim to stop exchanges like the ones they've had so far - without "Rocket man" taunts from Trump and no accusations from Kim that his USA counterpart is a lunatic.

World News Canadian sports minister resigns after sexual harassment claims
Author: 0 Canadian sports minister resigns after sexual harassment claims

The former employee at the Alberta legislature said when she started her job, she was warned against being alone with Hehr but ended up in elevators with him because they worked in the same building. She said she bent down to shake Hehr's hand. That's all well and good, Raworth said Thursday, but she would like to see a broad conversation about harassment in politics.