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Bliemeister: "We want to talk to them because, as they have stated in their Facebook posts to all of you and to the public, that they were with Sydney in a very close proximity to the last time we know where she was". Lincoln Police Public Information Officer Angela Sands said searches are being conducted on Wednesday by the Gage County Sherriff's Office, Saline County Sheriff's Office, United States Marshals Service, Nebraska State Patrol, Lincoln Police Department and the Federal Bureau of ...
  • New Franken accuser tells CNN the senator cupped her breast

    New Franken accuser tells CNN the senator cupped her breast

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    She said "it was long enough that he should have known if it was an accident". Franken is accused by army veteran Stephanie Kemplin of groping her breast during the photo opp. Other ladies have approached to charge Franken touched them improperly amid photographs. Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles-based news anchor, came forward with the allegations in an op-ed published by KABC radio on Thursday that detailed an encounter with Franken during a tour of the Middle East to entertain United States ...
  • Dade Officer Hurt, Driver Captured After Overnight Crash in West Kendall

    Dade Officer Hurt, Driver Captured After Overnight Crash in West Kendall

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    Both officers were taken to an area hospital - one by helicopter - but both have since been released, police said. Michael Arana, 32, hit the officers at SW 88th Street and SW 152nd Avenue. Arana was booked into jail about 7:35 a.m. on multiple charges including driving under the influence, dui causing damage and leaving the scene of an accident.
  • Palestinian shot dead by settler in West Bank clash

    Palestinian shot dead by settler in West Bank clash

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    Settlers claimed that after the shooting Palestinians grabbed the gun, which is still missing. The military said that a medical team rushed to the scene to offer medical care to the Palestinian. The BBC's Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says tensions between settlers and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank have been on the rise. The IDF said, "a short time ago, twenty Israeli [boys] accompanied by an adult, were hiking near the village of Qusra".
  • Israeli ban on Swiss officials from visiting Gaza 'inhuman': Hamas

    Israeli ban on Swiss officials from visiting Gaza 'inhuman': Hamas

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    The handover had been due to take place by December 1, but has now been postponed to December 10 with sharp disagreements persisting between the two sides. and EU - a severe blow to the donor-dependent entity. Earlier on Wednesday, tension between the two factions rose when Hamas refused to allow Palestinian Authority employees to return to their jobs at three ministries as instructed by the government.
  • Robbery suspect crashes van into swimming pool

    Robbery suspect crashes van into swimming pool

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    Following his capture, Mazza was taken to CHA Everett Hospital for a medical evaluation., officials said. Authorities say 42-year-old Gianni Antonio Mazza, of Peabody, was wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Everett late Tuesday night.
  • At least 3 killed in U.S. drone strike in Kurram Agency

    At least 3 killed in U.S. drone strike in Kurram Agency

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    Abbasi also suggested that US President Donald Trump's troop increase and support to Afghanistan will end in failure. Says the country will act against them if they really exist inside its territory. "There is no room for them (US and Afghanistan) to take a tough stance here because Pakistan has been on the front-lines of war on terror", he said.
  • Breezy and mild Wednesday; Cooler, late showers Thursday

    Breezy and mild Wednesday; Cooler, late showers Thursday

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    Highs will get to the low 50s with breezy west winds in the afternoon. It was a warm day Tuesday across central NY and a nice bonus to get all the sunshine. Sunny skies throughout the weekend and into the start of next week are in store as well. A few rain showers are expected Monday with a high in the low 50s.
  • Sushma Swaraj leaves for Russian Federation to attend SCO

    Sushma Swaraj leaves for Russian Federation to attend SCO

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    It appears to be diplomatic move by New Delhi because the United States is allergic about the SCO which is viewed as emerging global powerful group that could challenge U.S. Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is also participating in the SCO retreat being hosted by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Pakistan has been an observer with the SCO since 2005 and applied for its full membership in 2010.
  • Tokyo Disney parks operator planning Y300 bil expansion

    Tokyo Disney parks operator planning Y300 bil expansion

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    Multiple news outlets in Japan are reporting that OLC is planning to spend 300 billion yen (about US$2.7 billion) on new lands and attractions at the resort, starting in 2025. The company has started talks with USA entertainment firm Walt Disney Co on the expansion plan, the Nikkei reported, without citing sources. To facilitate the expansion, Tokyo Disney would build a parking garage to replace some surface parking lots at the resort.
  • The only victor from the ongoing Tennessee debacle is Lane Kiffin

    The only victor from the ongoing Tennessee debacle is Lane Kiffin

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    As the Tennessee coaching search continues to get messier and messier, the former Tennessee quarterback exchanged direct messages with Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin. Kiffin has also used his Twitter account to frequently take lighthearted jabs at Alabama Coach Nick Saban, with whom he reportedly parted ways on less-than-friendly terms .
  • Duke grad students protest proposed GOP tax plan

    Duke grad students protest proposed GOP tax plan

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    In solidarity with graduate students across the country organizing similar demonstrations , close to 100 graduate students gathered outside of University Hall to protest the proposed GOP tax bill, which would increase income tax on graduate student stipends and tuition waivers, effectively cutting their incomes in half.
  • NC teen killed when pickup truck hits log

    NC teen killed when pickup truck hits log

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    The pickup came to a stop about 100 feet past the intersection, a portion of log lodged inside. According to WSOC , the incident happened along North Carolina Highway 18 near Hibriten High School in Lenoir. It was the third student death for Hibriten High School in five years, Observer news partner WBTV reported. Hibriten has always had a reputation for being a tight knit family.
  • JK: Four militants gunned down in Budgam

    JK: Four militants gunned down in Budgam

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    Four militants have been killed and three civilians injured in an ongoing operation in central Kashmir's Budgam on Thursday. A teenager was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam on Thursday where a gunfight erupted between security forces and militants.
  • Modi Government Likely to Withdraw Controversial Cattle Slaughter Ban

    Modi Government Likely to Withdraw Controversial Cattle Slaughter Ban

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    The decision has been taken by the Ministry of Environment and Forest. A senior official told Indian Express that the notification is being withdrawn "due to several issues" and the ministry "will be revising it". As per the report, two sets of letters were sent to the states by the Ministry, seeking feedback on the ban on the basis of which a new draft was to be framed.
  • China partly lifts bans on S. Korean trips

    China partly lifts bans on S. Korean trips

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    On the same day, China's Global Times, a newspaper generally considered the most hawkish in defence of Chinese national interests, described the action of the Chinese tourists as "patriotic" and "civilised" but said any decision on whether to visit South Korea was up to the individuals concerned.
  • Pittsburgh Ranked In Top 20 Most 'Sinful Cities' In America

    Pittsburgh Ranked In Top 20 Most 'Sinful Cities' In America

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    Miami ranked especially high in jealousy (No. 5), as well as lust and vanity (both No. 7). Wallethub analysts compared the cities across 32 key metrics including violent crimes per capita, excessive drinking, potential for cheaters, theft and more.
  • Assad negotiators meet United Nations envoy at Syria peace talks

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    Bashar al-Jaafari", the source told SANA Tuesday. "We want more pressure on the regime to engage in the negotiation and continue in the negotiation to reach a political solution in six months, as (U.N. The Syrian civil war, now in its seventh year, has left over 400,000 dead, driven at least 11 million people from their homes and dragged in regional and world powers.
  • Kopardi rape and murder case: All accused sentenced to death

    Kopardi rape and murder case: All accused sentenced to death

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    The court had accused Jitendra Babubal Shinde alias Pappu, Santosh Gorakh Bhaval and Nitin Bhailume on November 18 as the guilty of the Kopardi rape case and murder case. After the horrifying incident came to light, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that a fast-track court would hear the case. "With the capital punishment, wish of lakhs of mothers and sisters in the state has been fulfilled and with this verdict faith of common people in the judiciary is going to ...
  • Melania's White House decorations invoke powerful sense of Christmas doom

    Melania's White House decorations invoke powerful sense of Christmas doom

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    He has repeatedly called the network " fake news " and accused it of making up stories. It's nearly Christmas, so the Trumps have chose to celebrate by turning the White House into Mordor. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders clapped back at the news on Twitter by saying "Christmas comes early!" The First Lady decorated the presidential mansion - installed by an army of 150 volunteers from 29 states- choosing the theme "Time-Honoured Traditions".
  • American Airlines doesn't have enough pilots scheduled for holiday travel

    American Airlines doesn't have enough pilots scheduled for holiday travel

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    Scores of flights this holiday season are reportedly in danger of being cancelled due to an American Airlines scheduling glitch. Fort Worth-based American Airlines has not yet responded to a request for comment, though they did say on Twitter , "We want to keep families flying this holiday season and fully expect to avoid cancellations".
  • City, Reynolds Reach Deal In Castile Shooting

    City, Reynolds Reach Deal In Castile Shooting

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    The girlfriend of slain Minnesota elementary school worker Philando Castile will receive $800,000 stemming from his death by a cop. Yanez fired into the vehicle, striking Castile, and said afterward that he believed Castile was reaching for his gun.
  • Charges detailed in Turkish gold trader plea

    Charges detailed in Turkish gold trader plea

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    Prosecutors have said the defendants ran a complex money laundering scheme that involved smuggling gold and faking purchases of food to give Iran access to American dollars, violating USA sanctions. He said: "We know who staged this play and what its aim is". Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab is shown in this court room sketch as he appears in Manhattan federal court in NY, U.S., April 24, 2017.
  • Poppi Worthington's father arrives at court

    Poppi Worthington's father arrives at court

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    But a controversial first inquest lasted just seven minutes after the coroner relied on the findings of the family court judgement and declared her death as unexplained. He said said Poppi was "generally fit as a fiddle" and was a good sleeper who would sleep through the night, and was usually the first of the household to wake up.
  • Trump implies that Joe Scarborough murdered his intern

    Trump implies that Joe Scarborough murdered his intern

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    There has never been any evidence linking Scarborough to her death. An autopsy report found that she had been feeling unwell and heart problems caused her to fall on her desk and hit her head. The anchor's brother directly confronted Trump followers who think that there is any truth to the ridiculous allegations, which, again, accuse Joe Scarborough of quite literally murdering a female intern.
  • Pandemonium over farmer's issue continues in Odisha Assembly

    Pandemonium over farmer's issue continues in Odisha Assembly

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    While the Congress members were seen wearing gowns imprinted with texts of slogans, the Bharatiya Janata Party members protested holding thermocol replicas of pesticides. "We demand to increase the MSP to Rs 2930 per quintal as passed in a unanimous resolution in the state assembly", food supplies and consumer welfare minister Surya Narayan Patro told reporters.
  • Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday

    Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday

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    Thursday night , showers likely, mainly before 2 a.m. Today . Partly cloudy. Highs in the low to mid 70s. There will be a 50 percent chance of rain. Low: mid-20s. Day: Mostly to partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Friday - Partly cloudy with slight chances of isolated showers.
  • Butt-Baring Tourists Charged with Indecency

    Butt-Baring Tourists Charged with Indecency

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    It was not immediately clear if the men were related. The spokesman said the charge would not be a normal public indecency charge. Both were detained at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok . Thailand has very strict laws on behaviour considered disrespectful and offensive to its Buddhist religion. Tourists are told not buy and sell Buddha sculptures or get sacred tattoos or of images of the Buddha for fashion purposes.
  • What Ancient Mortar Reveals About Jesus' Purported Tomb

    What Ancient Mortar Reveals About Jesus' Purported Tomb

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    Tests carried out on mortar from the grave purported to be that of Jesus indicate that it was indeed constructed in the period of the Roman Emperor Constantine, under whose rule of the Holy Land, Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre was first built and enshrined, some 300 years after the crucifixion of Christ.
  • Rahul propagating 'grand stupid thought' on GST, says Modi

    Rahul propagating 'grand stupid thought' on GST, says Modi

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    Also, he will be addressing other rallies to Palitana in Bhavnagar and Navsari in south Gujarat. PM Modi started his campaign for the election from Morbi after that he will conduct a rally in Prachi near Somnath. The election of the Gujarat Assembly to be conducted on 9th December and 14th December 2017. On Monday, Modi launched the BJP's Gujarat elections campaign with a series of rallies in Saurashtra and Kutch.
  • AT&T postpones target for $85bn Time Warner deal to April

    AT&T postpones target for $85bn Time Warner deal to April

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    AT&T argued that there are examples that disprove that Time Warner's channels, which include TBS, CNN, and HBO, would be so essential that no multichannel service could launch without them. When the merger plan was announced on 22 October 2016 the companies said they were aiming for a completion date of 22 October 2017. A Justice Department spokesperson declined to comment.
  • Singapore Defense Minister Flies In India's LCA Tejas

    Singapore Defense Minister Flies In India's LCA Tejas

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    A joint statement issued by the two countries said the India-Singapore Bilateral Naval Agreement will lead to increased cooperation in maritime security, joint exercises, temporary deployments. Both sides also signed the revised Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) to further strengthen the longstanding defence relationship between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Indian armed forces.
  • Accountability court adjourns graft hearing against Nawaz, Maryam

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    Captain (r) Safdar, son-in-law of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, said Tuesday that he only believes in Allah's angels instead of military angels. Judge Muhammad Bashir adjourned the hearing of the references until December 4 on the request of Sharif's counsel who pleaded with the court to put off the hearing until Sharif's plea, for merging the three references into one, is decided by the Islamabad High Court.
  • 'Many More' US Troops in Syria and Iraq

    'Many More' US Troops in Syria and Iraq

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    He said there are roughly 500 USA forces in Syria and around 5,000 in Iraq. When pressed with the numbers, the Pentagon downplayed the figures and how official they actually were. However, the agency's previous quarterly report from June indicated there were already about 12,000 American troops in Afghanistan, a significantly higher number than the official USA tally of 8,400.
  • United Nations tribunal room now considered crime scene

    United Nations tribunal room now considered crime scene

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    Slobodan Praljak, 72, a former commander in Bosnia's 1992-95 war, drank from a small bottle or glass and yelled "I am not a war criminal" moments after judges at the worldwide criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia confirmed his 20-year sentence on appeal on Wednesday.
  • UTEP coach retires after loss to Lamar, interim named

    UTEP coach retires after loss to Lamar, interim named

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    He ranks second in UTEP history in victories and has coached the second-most games of any UTEP coach (237). He had a 90-231 career National Basketball Association coaching record. I've had some issues of my own here in the last two and a half weeks, three weeks. In 1998, Floyd was hired by the Chicago Bulls to replace Phil Jackson.
  • Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward

    Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward

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    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov was officially welcomed to Riyadh on November 29 by Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia and his country's prime minister, the Bulgarian government media service said. Hezbollah is an opponent of Hariri's Saudi Arabia-backed Future Movement, though it is also a member of Hariri's coalition government. Iran-sponsored Hezbollah, which has representatives in Lebanon's parliament, is the focus of talks between the country's political parties ...
  • Latest Instagram update now lets users 'Remix' photos from friends in Direct

    Latest Instagram update now lets users 'Remix' photos from friends in Direct

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    Though this new remix feature is not very useful for all users, it will be a fun trick to edit the photos and share them across. This way, you can give a remix to the photo that was shared with you. Users can now draw on their friends' photos and send them back. Instagram is also tweaking how replays work. However, if having your photos remixed doesn't interest you, a One View option can be selected, similar to Snapchat.
  • Watchdog: VA centers failed to report potentially unsafe doctors

    Watchdog: VA centers failed to report potentially unsafe doctors

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    The GAO's report focused on 148 providers across 5 medical centers whose clinical care had raised concerns. Then, medical centers often failed to adequately oversee the ones that were done, according to the report. In one case, a clinician who resigned during an investigation into his actions was not reported to the database and later went on to work at a private hospital in the same city, where he eventually lost his worker's privileges for similar actions.