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Cox was arrested and taken to the jail in Lake County, where she posted a $10,000 bond a few hours later, according to NWITimes.com. School officials told the website that Cox had been placed on paid administrative leave while the case is investigated.
  • Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as president of Kenya

    Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as president of Kenya

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    Here are the five key protocols that often mark the handover of the instruments of power that will not be done at President's Kenyatta's swearing-in on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the opposition coalition attempted to gather for a "memorial rally" to honour the more than 50 people killed, mostly by security forces, in four months of political violence.
  • Jury selection set for trial of Turkey-owned bank executive

    Jury selection set for trial of Turkey-owned bank executive

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    It's unknown what role Zarrab could play in the trial. Zarrab's name appeared on a list of possible witnesses and names that may come up during the trial, which was handed out to prospective jurors on November 27. Earlier Monday, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag called on the US administration to drop the case involving Sarraf. Istanbul prosecutors accused former U.S.
  • Mother charged after newborn boy found underneath porch arraigned

    Mother charged after newborn boy found underneath porch arraigned

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    Court documents allege Robinson never sought medical attention or went to the police because she was scared. According to police, Robinson told them her baby didn't have a heartbeat or a pulse. She was discharged early Monday morning and immediately taken into custody. 'They can drop them off at a police station or hospital. " Everybody that's been to that scene that was present who had to observe that has had a rough day ", said Lt.
  • PM Modi To Open Much-Awaited Hyderabad Metro Today

    PM Modi To Open Much-Awaited Hyderabad Metro Today

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    Before the inauguration, arrangements and security of Miyapur Metro Station premises were properly evaluated by the Telangana government authorities and the concerned minister. Ahead of the formal launch of the project, L&T, the concessionaire launched Swatch Metro campaign which highlights My City, My Metro and My Pride, whose objective is to seek people's support in keeping metro clean.
  • Chennai Six freed after four years in 'hellhole' Indian prison

    Chennai Six freed after four years in 'hellhole' Indian prison

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    The men's families welcomed the acquittal, and many expressed hope that the men would be home by Christmas. "The importance the UK Government places on their case can not be overstated", he said. The six Britons were working as guards on the vessels. All of them have always denied the charges, which were initially suppressed but later reinstated.
  • China Sentences Taiwanese Activist to Five Years in Jail for Subversion

    China Sentences Taiwanese Activist to Five Years in Jail for Subversion

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    He was arrested when entering China in March. The case has sparked much interest from global organisations, including the United Nations, the US Congress and the European Parliament. After Lee went missing, Chinese authorities confirmed he was being investigated for suspected activities "endangering national security". According to Amnesty International, Lee had supported civil society organizations and activists in China, sharing "Taiwan's democratic experiences" with his Chinese friends.
  • Authorities search for missing toddler in Onslow County

    Authorities search for missing toddler in Onslow County

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    She has blond hair and blue eyes. Authorities conducted a search on Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville , N.C. Mariah's grandmother said due to her grandaughter's walking issues, she can't imagine her wandering off. Anyone with information is urged to call the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. A photo from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety was not immediately available.
  • Egyptian security delegation arrives in Gaza for talks

    Egyptian security delegation arrives in Gaza for talks

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    The Palestinian faction Fatah has denied making the disarmament of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, a condition for ongoing Palestinian reconciliation talks. On Oct. 12, Palestine's two leading political movements signed a landmark reconciliation agreement in Cairo aimed at resolving a decade of bitter political division.
  • 8 donkeys jailed in UP for damaging saplings

    8 donkeys jailed in UP for damaging saplings

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    A head constable deployed in Orai jail told ANI , "The herd of donkeys were "apprehended" for damaging crops". Cops in Urai had some uncommon prisoners for four days. The owner was there to receive his herd and the donkeys walked out of the jail. The owner of the "culprit" donkeys, one Kamlesh, however said he had pleaded for their release many times.
  • Secret Santa pays off layaway orders at New Jersey Toys R Us

    Secret Santa pays off layaway orders at New Jersey Toys R Us

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    On Friday, a New Jersey dad went into a Toys R Us to do some shopping for his son and ended up bringing holiday cheer to more than 60 random strangers, when he made a decision to pay off their layaway order at the store. Although Charlie K. said he strives to give back regularly, this was the first time he had ever done anything this big. Jessica Jey received the same surprise when she showed up at Toys-R-Us.
  • Padmavati row: SC warns politicians against making comments, influencing censor board

    Padmavati row: SC warns politicians against making comments, influencing censor board

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    The Supreme Court will hear the plea filed by lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma against the magnum opus film, Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali " Padmavati " on Tuesday. The irked bench, however, did not impose cost on Sharma keeping in view the fact that he has been a practising lawyer of the apex court. The petition also sought prosecution of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
  • Hyderabad Metro Rail Prices Fares - Hyderabad Metro Train Tickets Cost Offers Discounts

    Hyderabad Metro Rail Prices Fares - Hyderabad Metro Train Tickets Cost Offers Discounts

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    Apart from this, a mobile app called "T Savari" will also be launched to provide a quick interface for the metro services. While the minimum fare is Rs 10 for two km, the maximum fare is Rs 60 for the entire 30 km stretch. The first route connects Miyapur and L.B. Nagar. Another marvel is the Oliphant Bridge across Secunderabad railway station. L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited CEO and MD Shivanand Nimbargi told TOI that they would complete the project by next year as per the schedule.
  • Enbridge, Michigan Agree to New Requirements to Improve Line 5 Safety

    Enbridge, Michigan Agree to New Requirements to Improve Line 5 Safety

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    Enbridge will evaluate three tunnel options by next June. Enbridge has disclosed in recent months that gaps have formed in protective enamel coating on the outside of the pipes. The agreement is also drawing reaction from candidates for MI governor. We realize our internal technical studies and understanding haven't translated well into reassuring the public or MI leaders about the ongoing safe operation of Line 5.
  • Hafiz Saeed Petitions UN to Remove His Name From Terror List

    Hafiz Saeed Petitions UN to Remove His Name From Terror List

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    Saeed, who has a Dollars 10 million American bounty on his head for terror activities, was under house arrest since January 2017 and was released after 297 days. His release after a mere 10 months of "detention" in a city where his actions are lauded by other peripheral factions now facilitates his expected play for power at next year's Pakistani General Election, under the umbrella of the Milli Muslim League party, set up during his tenure under house arrest.
  • Argentine navy: Submarine's battery short-circuited before it went missing

    Argentine navy: Submarine's battery short-circuited before it went missing

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    THE crew aboard a missing Argentine submarine may still be alive and in a "situation of extreme survival", according to Navy experts . The ARA San Juan was last heard from on November 15. "We will not speculate beyond the facts as we know them". Some family members have denounced the navy's response to the disappearance and the age and condition of the vessel.
  • Washington says it will reduce support to groups fighting IS

    Washington says it will reduce support to groups fighting IS

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    Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu said that trump promised to the Turkish leader to cease arms supplies to the Syrian Kurdish troops "the forces of national self-defense" (SNA). While the USA insists that supporting the YPG is the only option to defeat Daesh, Ankara says an alternative can be found with local Arab tribes backed by countries in the region instead of supporting and arming one terrorist group against another.
  • Dictionary.com names 'complicit' as 2017 Word of the Year

    Dictionary.com names 'complicit' as 2017 Word of the Year

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    In fact definition searches for the word shot up almost 300 percent over last year - which is why Dictionary.com on Monday selected it word of the year for 2017. The choice for the word of 2017 made us curious to see how much more prevalent the word has become in NPR's coverage. Jeff Flake , R-Ariz., announced in October that he won't seek re-election to Congress, citing a "flagrant disregard for truth or decency" in the Trump administration.
  • Woman falsely claims Roy Moore impregnated her, then suggested abortion, report says

    Woman falsely claims Roy Moore impregnated her, then suggested abortion, report says

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    On Monday, the Post said it did not publish an article based on the woman's allegations, noting inconsistencies in her story and an online post which cast doubts on her motivations. The group uses tactics that most journalists consider unethical, including assuming false identities to trick subjects. Video footage shows Stephanie McCrummen pressing her about her story at a restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia, last Wednesday.
  • Monday will be mostly sunny in the north valley

    Monday will be mostly sunny in the north valley

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    Highs in the 30's. Tonight conditions will remain mostly clear with the low of 32. Winds could gust as high as 20-25 miles per hour. Tuesday night , mostly clear, with a low around 41. Today's National Weather Service forecast: Partly sunny, with a 30 percent chance of snow showers, possibly mixing with rain after 11 a.m., then gradually ending.
  • Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 309

    Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 309

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    Turkish officials were quick to offer condolences and support following the assault, including Erdogan who put the blame on IS for the "treacherous attack". Some 27 children were among the victims while 128 people were injured in the attack, the Egyptian Prosecution said in a statement on Saturday. "Terrorism of this kind does not discriminate - we are all targets", Lauder said.
  • Powered Robot Says 'Family Is Important', Wants to Have Children

    Powered Robot Says 'Family Is Important', Wants to Have Children

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    The robot that was granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia hopes to one day have a baby bot named after her herself, according to a report . Sophia was also asked about the concern that robots will end up taking jobs from humans. Sophia is a lifelike female-shaped android. David Hanson, a former Disney Imagineer , had created the robot with the goal of helping the elderly who need personal aides and the general public at major events or parks.
  • SCOTUS won't hear Maryland assault weapons case

    SCOTUS won't hear Maryland assault weapons case

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    The justices did not comment publicly on either case. The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Maryland law banning the sale of semiautomatic guns with certain military-style features. Chicago , in which the Court struck down Chicago's far-reaching ban on handgun ownership pursuant to its previ0us ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller and formally ruling that, like the majority of the rest of the Bill of Rights, the Second Amendment was applicable to the states via the doctrine ...
  • Republicans could alter tax bill to earn support of holdouts

    Republicans could alter tax bill to earn support of holdouts

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    These "pass-through" businesses pay their taxes through the individual income tax code rather than through the corporate code. About a half-dozen lawmakers have voiced concerns about provisions including a almost $1.5 trillion addition to the federal deficit, the treatment of small businesses and the potential impact on health insurances costs for people with medical conditions.
  • Adidas claims ex-coach Rick Pitino 'supported' plan to pay Louisville recruits

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    A change of forum will not change the facts: Coach Pitino had no knowledge of the conspiracy hatched by adidas representatives and others to make payments to a recruit or their family. Adidas has asked the federal court to dismiss or delay the lawsuit and order the two parties to arbitration. According to Adidas' petition, Pitino was "both aware and supported the scheme" in which Louisville is accused of paying at least one high-profile recruit.
  • Melbourne man planned New Year's Eve terror plot, police say

    Melbourne man planned New Year's Eve terror plot, police say

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    A 20 year old man has been arrested by the australian authorities because he was preparing a terrorist attack in Melbourne for the eve of new Year's day, reports ABC News Australia. Earlier police said the operation was ongoing but no other arrests were expected. "He has been subject to our active investigation and at no stage did he access a firearm, albeit that was his intention", Deputy Commissioner Patton said.
  • Lebanese president holds talks on future of power-sharing pact

    Lebanese president holds talks on future of power-sharing pact

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    Mr Hariri said he had presented his resignation to President Michel Aoun, but that he was asked to "put it on hold ahead of further consultations". Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has warned Hezbollah , Iran's paramilitary terrorist proxy in the country, against interfering in conflicts in the wider region.
  • Pope meets Myanmar's military chief in shadow of Rohingya crisis

    Pope meets Myanmar's military chief in shadow of Rohingya crisis

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    The Myanmar authorities reject this term, expressing fears that it may cause an explosion of violence if Pope Francis actually uses it. 'We come here to see the Holy Father. Moses U Kyar, from the ethnic Kayah tribe in Taunggyi Diocese, said the first visit by a pope to a poor country like Myanmar is a special blessing and will give strength to minority Catholics.
  • Al Franken Has 4 Accusers, Here's What They Say

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    These are the third and fourth allegations against the senator. The two women anonymously stepped forward in a Huffington Post report, with both women claiming that Franken touched their buttocks during separate campaign events. On Monday, Lindsay Menz told CNN that Franken pulled her in tightly and put his hand on her buttocks while posing for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.
  • George HW Bush now longest-living USA president ever

    George HW Bush now longest-living USA president ever

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    The milestone was first reported on Twitter Saturday by Gabe Fleisher , a high school student who writes a newsletter "Wake Up To Politics". Jimmy Carter follows Bush's seniority at the age of 93 years and 55 days. Bush - for a hurricane relief concert in Texas. Bush was hospitalized earlier this year after he developed a "mild case of pneumonia". Bush has recently been in the news for allegations that he groped multiple women during photo shoots.
  • Ads target House Republicans over tax reform

    Ads target House Republicans over tax reform

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    The president was having lunch with some members of the Senate Finance Committee ahead of what was expected to be a series of contentious votes in the full Senate later in the week over proposed changes to the labyrinth USA tax code. Collins said her staff's research showed that for some middle-class Americans, higher insurance costs stemming from repeal of the individual mandate would outweigh the benefits of the tax cuts they would receive.
  • Suspected N. Korean Boat with 8 Bodies Washed Ashore in Japan

    Suspected N. Korean Boat with 8 Bodies Washed Ashore in Japan

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    It remained unclear what their cause of death was, but authorities said it appeared they may have been fishermen whose boat ran into trouble. The boat came ashore about 44 miles north of where police discovered eight men last week. It was unclear whether any of the men were involved in any of the incidents were defecting from North Korea, though such defections have made global headlines in recent days.
  • SAHRC deeply disturbed by gender violence

    SAHRC deeply disturbed by gender violence

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    Trudeau also announced a government strategy to curb violence towards women and girls. "Violence against women and girls is not inevitable", said Rebecca Tavares, Country Representative ad interim for the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women ( UN Women ).
  • Trump all but endorses Roy Moore

    Trump all but endorses Roy Moore

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    Trump has repeatedly slammed Moore's Democratic opponent, Doug Jones , calling him weak on crime and saying that Jones would not vote for a tax overhaul plan being debated in Congress. "President Trump calls them like he sees them". But Alabama Republicans went anti-establishment in their choice of Moore, a controversial judge who was twice removed from the state Supreme Court.
  • Mercedes 'relay' box thieves caught on CCTV in Solihull

    Mercedes 'relay' box thieves caught on CCTV in Solihull

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    West Midlands police said that two men used radio-transmitter devices to steal a Mercedes parked in the driveway of a house in Solihull at about 9pm on September 24. 'It is always worth speaking to your main dealer, to ensure that your auto has had all the latest software updates and talk through security concerns with them'.
  • Germany swings European Union vote in favour of weed-killer glyphosate

    Germany swings European Union vote in favour of weed-killer glyphosate

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    However German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks, of the Social Democrats, who have refused to renew their coalition with Merkel, said Agricultural Minister Christian Schmidt of the Merkel-allied CSU party had gone against her orders. The switch from Berlin brought an end to a process that has dragged on for months. The European Commission says 18 countries backed its proposed five-year extension, with nine voting against and one abstaining.
  • Gujarat polls: Congress releases final list of 15 candidates

    Gujarat polls: Congress releases final list of 15 candidates

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    Campaigning in Gujarat is peaking. The development came after the Congress released its third list of 76 candidates for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly election. There were angry protests in Banaskantha by supporters of those who didn't find their names on the list. One of the bookie said that "The prices will change closer to the election date as we will get a much better picture on how both BJP and Congress have been performing".