• Boy dies after eating grilled cheese given to him at preschool

    Boy dies after eating grilled cheese given to him at preschool

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    The New York City Health Department said in a statement that it had temporarily closed the school, the Center for Family Services, which is a part of the city's universal pre-K program. "At this moment, it is unclear where responsibility for Elijah's death will fall between the pre-k and the hospital itself", the family explained.
  • Pakistan offers Kulbushan's wife to visit husband on humanitarian grounds

    Pakistan offers Kulbushan's wife to visit husband on humanitarian grounds

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    The Foreign Office said in a brief statement that a note verbale with the formal offer of a meeting had been sent to the Indian high commission in Islamabad . India has also handed over to Pakistan an appeal by Jadhav's mother, initiating a process to get his conviction overturned. On May 18, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stayed the hanging, after India approached it against the death sentence.
  • Hungry panda 'photobombs' Melania Trump

    Hungry panda 'photobombs' Melania Trump

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    Mrs Trump gives a gift to Chinese children. Melania Trump talks to children in front of a panda section as she visits Beijing Zoo in Beijing. The First Lady finally got to see the "big, lovely wall" she was promised by her husband. Trump's fellow first lady, Peng Liyuan , wife of China's President Xi Jinping , opted for something similar with her black sheer topper embroidered with poppies overlaying a deep red satin dress.
  • Mueller probing alleged Flynn plot to extradite Turkish cleric

    Mueller probing alleged Flynn plot to extradite Turkish cleric

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    Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., who has pushed for better relations with Russian Federation. Flynn's talks with Turkish officials allegedly involved a plan to forcibly take Gulen, who lives in a compound in Monroe County, to a private jet and fly him to the Turkish prison island of Imrali, the Journal reported , citing a person it didn't name.
  • Catalan Speaker in Madrid court

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    The Catalan parliament's speaker and five lawmakers will appear before Spain's Supreme Court in Madrid on Thursday to answer charges of rebellion and sedition for their roles in staging a banned referendum on Catalonia's independence last month.
  • Woman pleads guilty to marrying her mother after they 'hit it off'

    Woman pleads guilty to marrying her mother after they 'hit it off'

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    The marriage was annulled October 12 after Misty filed for an annulment "by reason of illegality and fraud", She said her mother told her she had received legal advice indicating that their marriage was legal because Patricia's name was no longer on Misty's birth certificate.
  • State Auditor Jim Zielgler Invokes Bible to Defend Roy Moore

    State Auditor Jim Zielgler Invokes Bible to Defend Roy Moore

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    The information was in a filing to the Federal Election Commission on Friday. He is facing Democrat Doug Jones in a December 12 special election. "There's a very odd propensity of sexual allegations to suddenly become politically useful in the run-up to an election, or when someone stands up for the principles of the republic, like Clarence Thomas, and needs to be taken down", said Sebastian Gorka, a former White House adviser who became a Fox News contributor this week.
  • Stephen Miller interviewed in Mueller probe

    Stephen Miller interviewed in Mueller probe

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    Mueller's team turned the investigation toward Trump's inner circle. . Sources tell CNN that "Miller's role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey" was among the topics discussed. Former chief of staff Reince Preibus and former press secretary Sean Spicer were both questioned by investigators after leaving the White House. Papadopoulos had "an extremely limited role" in the Trump presidential campaign, according to White House.
  • Rody to APEC leaders: Lay off human rights

    Rody to APEC leaders: Lay off human rights

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    Speaking to an audience of Filipinos in Vietnam, Mr Duterte said he told Ms Callamard: "If you investigate me, I will slap you". The firebrand leader, 72, also threatened to slap a United Nations rights rapporteur if he met her and used obscene language to hit back at critics of his crackdown on drugs that has killed 100,000 people, AFP reported.
  • Uber's loses appeal on ruling that drivers are employees

    Uber's loses appeal on ruling that drivers are employees

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    However, the Employment Tribunal has held up its original decision that the company's drivers who had the app switched on were working for Uber London Ltd under a contract and must be given workers' rights. Uber has said it will appeal the ruling, which could mean it takes years for the process to be exhausted. "The Government needs to properly enforce the law and they need to do it now".
  • Memorial Park lights up to honor veterans

    Memorial Park lights up to honor veterans

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    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Stone will stand as a special place where surviving soldiers, family and friends find comfort, solace and recognition. In the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War, Armistice Day became Veterans Day, a holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars.
  • What you need to know about Paradise Papers and Appleby

    What you need to know about Paradise Papers and Appleby

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    This has reportedly forced Apple to find a new tax home in Jersey . Apple's elaborate tax evasion has been an open secret for years. Sign up for the free Good Morning Silicon Valley newsletter. Senate inquiry four years ago, Apple-the most profitable firm on the planet-already pays an effective tax rate far below 35 percent by claiming its profits overseas.
  • Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Greenacre School Crash Victim

    Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Greenacre School Crash Victim

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    If anything, they want to sit with this lady and talk with her and tell her, 'we forgive you'". "They are telling everyone out there: "forgive her, it's an honest mistake, it could have happened to any one of us". Al-Shennag has since apologised "with all of her heart" through her lawyer to each of the victims, their families and the community. Police will allege the additional charges relate to injuries sustained by children who were taken to hospital.
  • Cursive writing will be required in IL elementary schools after veto override

    Cursive writing will be required in IL elementary schools after veto override

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    A two-year budget stalemate between the Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats who control the Legislature left the state with $17 billion in overdue bills. Sen. Kimberly Lightford (D-Maywood) says she's watched students sign their names in print during a school visit. "Cursive writing is a skill children will need throughout their lives", Lightford said.
  • John Lewis has just released this year's Christmas advert

    John Lewis has just released this year's Christmas advert

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    The retailer's latest festive ad, featuring a creature known as Moz the Monster, is accompanied by a Beatles cover track performed by Elbow . So without further ado - here is the new advert! Craig Inglis, John Lewis's Customer Director, added: "This year's Christmas campaign brings to life the power of children's imaginations and the joy of great friendships".
  • Students walk out of class to support DACA program, dreamers

    Students walk out of class to support DACA program, dreamers

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    DACA has protected about 800,000 people who were brought to the US illegally as children or came with families that overstayed visas. Protesters gathered at the state capitol in Salem after leaving class, all as part of a national Day of Action for the Dream Act .
  • Lotus Exige Cup 430 Is The Meanest Exige To Date

    Lotus Exige Cup 430 Is The Meanest Exige To Date

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    Unsurprisingly, the Lotus Exige Cup 380 has had a weight reduction. The automaker Lotus has revealed the Exige sports auto, which was the fastest in the history of the model. Aero bits include a new front splitter, louvers over the wheel arches, rear diffuser, air intake, and carbon fiber rear wing that help the Cup 430 UE generate 485 lbs of downforce.
  • P approaches ECP against Vohra after breakup with PSP

    P approaches ECP against Vohra after breakup with PSP

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    Deputy speaker in Sindh Assembly Shehla Raza said that the people of Karachi want peace. Sattar, who worked closely with Altaf Hussain since the student wing of the MQM was first launched and before it became a political force in Karachi, said he was leaving politics and stepping aside but would remain in Pakistan.
  • 'Fox & Friends' Blasts Media for Ignoring Donna Brazile Who Is Literally Everywhere

    'Fox & Friends' Blasts Media for Ignoring Donna Brazile Who Is Literally Everywhere

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    Brazile is promoting her book which details her time as DNC chair after Wasserman Schultz resigned over the email leaks. "I can not help a candidate. Has former interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile done Democrats a disservice with her new book on the ill-fated Clinton campaign or should her party thank her for seemingly liberating it from Hillary's grip? Clinton campaign officials told her at one point that "it's OK" after Brazile tried to request more money for campaigning in several ...
  • Lebanon calls for return of prime minister Saad Hariri from Saudi Arabia

    Lebanon calls for return of prime minister Saad Hariri from Saudi Arabia

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    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned on Saturday while in Saudi Arabia, accusing Iran and the Iranian-backed Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah of sowing strife in Arab states. A statement, broadcast by state media, said: "The Coalition's Command considered this a blatant act of military aggression by the Iranian regime, and could rise to be considered as an act of war against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia".
  • Gulf states advise citizens against traveling to Lebanon

    Gulf states advise citizens against traveling to Lebanon

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    The prime minster, Saad Hariri , who is a dual Lebanese-Saudi citizen, announced his resignation on the weekend - not from the prime minister's office here in Beirut, but from the Saudi capital, Riyadh. He has not been seen in Lebanon since. The Saudi minister for Gulf affairs has accused Lebanon of declaring war against the kingdom, and alleged that the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah was involved in firing a missile at Saudi Arabia from Yemen on Saturday.
  • Freeze Watch In Effect on Friday and Saturday

    Freeze Watch In Effect on Friday and Saturday

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    The weather service issued a formal gale warning from 4 a.m.to noon on Friday, cautioning people by the coast of unusually high ocean waves. Freezing temperatures could even come as soon as late Thursday night and early Friday morning in Washington's far northern suburbs, including Frederick County, northern Montgomery County, and northwest Howard County - which are under freeze watches for the next two nights.
  • New Zealand trade envoy: TPP chances best if changes few

    New Zealand trade envoy: TPP chances best if changes few

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    Reports in Japanese media late Thursday said an agreement in principle had been reached to press ahead with the TPP-11. Leaders of the 11 countries still in the TPP are due to meet early afternoon, local time, Friday for a meeting that could determine the fate of the troubled pact, which stalled earlier this year when United States president Donald Trump withdrew the U.S.
  • Netanyahu expected to face fifth round of questioning in graft probes

    Netanyahu expected to face fifth round of questioning in graft probes

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned by police on Thursday evening in connection with two separate investigations into alleged corruption, a police statement said . The second affair over which Netanyahu has faced police questioning involves suspicions he sought a secret deal for favourable coverage with the publisher of top-selling daily Yediot Aharonot .
  • On the Google map found a spaceship from "Star wars"

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    That's right. Some folks casually stumbled upon the Millennium Falcon resting in a field in Surrey, England , next to Barrows Hills Golf Club . It is, however, still visible in an undated Google Maps photo. Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be released in theaters on December 15, 2017. When fans last saw the Falcon , Chewbacca and Rey, the heroine from "Episode VII: The Force Awakens", were landing on a mysterious planet searching for the long-missing Luke Skywalker.
  • WGC: Gold loses shine in Q2 on GST, anti-money laundering law

    WGC: Gold loses shine in Q2 on GST, anti-money laundering law

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    Demand for the yellow metal fell by nine per cent year-on-year to 915 tonnes, according to data published today by the World Gold Council (WGC). Jewellery demand was down 25 per cent at 115 tonnes (153 tonnes), while that of investment dipped 23 per cent to 31 tonnes (40 tonnes).
  • Bob Goodlatte adds to the growing list of Republican House retirements

    Bob Goodlatte adds to the growing list of Republican House retirements

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    His announcement makes the third Republican House member this week to decide not to seek re-election. "When we discussed the 2018 election, the conversation ended a little differently than in past years", he wrote. Goodlatte's district is reliably red, so House Republicans for now feel confident they can retain the seat. The Sixth Congressional District covers the counties of Amherst, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rickingham, Shenandoah and Warren as well as part of ...
  • Qatar Airways flight diverted after wife discovers husband cheating

    Qatar Airways flight diverted after wife discovers husband cheating

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    The woman and her husband along with their child were offloaded and the flight departed for Bali", said an officer of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), requesting anonymity. Meanwhile, the family was re-booked on a flight back to Doha, Qatar with a layover in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Washington Post, some reports about the flight say the wife began to hit her sleeping husband after reading the messages.
  • Remembrance Day parade information for Mablethorpe and Sutton

    Remembrance Day parade information for Mablethorpe and Sutton

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    On parade will be ex-service personnel together with representatives of uniformed organisations in the city. Both roads will reopen at around midday. FLACKWELL HEATH: The village's branch of the Royal British Legion will hold its service on Sunday, November 12 at the war memorial in Common Road.
  • US, Turkey resume 'limited' visa services

    US, Turkey resume 'limited' visa services

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    Shortly after the announcement, the Turkish embassy in the United States capital Washington DC also announced they are to continue processing a limited number of non-immigrant visas. Yıldırım was welcomed by Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Serdar Kilic after landing at Andrews Joint Air Base, 20 miles (32 kilometers) outside the U.S.
  • Alabama announces coveted freshman Collin Sexton still not cleared by NCAA

    Alabama announces coveted freshman Collin Sexton still not cleared by NCAA

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    Alabama freshman guard Collin Sexton will serve a one-game suspension and return to action against Lipscomb next Tuesday. Alabama's lone seniors - reserve forwards Armond Davis and Riley Norris - are also still on the mend from knee and hip injuries, respectively, all of which left the Tide undermanned in Monday night's 74-65 come-from-behind victory over Alabama-Huntsville.
  • One dead in Providence highway shooting after police vehicle theft

    One dead in Providence highway shooting after police vehicle theft

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    Pare said the shootout was related to the theft of a state police cruiser earlier in the day. The truck sat riddled with bullets on the road Thursday afternoon as police swarmed over the highway looking for shell casings. She was taken to a nearby hospital with "serious" injuries, and he condition isn't yet known. State Police had said earlier that the cruiser was stolen during a traffic stop on Route 146 at about 9 a.m.
  • Dismissed Menendez Juror Says Senator Is 'Not Guilty'

    Dismissed Menendez Juror Says Senator Is 'Not Guilty'

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    This is the second alternate of six selected that Walls has used during the trial, and the first to be used during deliberations. Bob Menendez may have to begin again if the jury doesn't reach a verdict on Thursday. "This is his friend", the juror said. In return, Melgen gifted Menendez with trips on his private jet to his Dominican Republic home, all-expense-paid vacations including an nearly $5,000 three night stay at a ritzy Paris hotel, and $750,000 in campaign donations, according ...
  • Michigan Bill Lets Teachers Carry Concealed Guns In Schools

    Michigan Bill Lets Teachers Carry Concealed Guns In Schools

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    Republican lawmakers amended the legislation Wednesday to allow concealed pistol carriers to carry their guns at the Grand Rapids and Detroit airports from the curb to the Transportation Security Authority checkpoint, said Meekhof spokeswoman Amber McCann.
  • N.Korean Nuclear Test Site 'Heavily Contaminated'

    N.Korean Nuclear Test Site 'Heavily Contaminated'

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    The U.S. Geological Survey, meanwhile, said it near the North Korean nuclear test site in the northeast. The defectors hail from the country's mountainous North Hamgyoung province, where the underground nuclear site is located and has been active since 2006.
  • Aguero considers Man City exit in 2019 to return to Argentina

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    It was even thought that he could leave the club in the summer transfer window due to his relationship with Pep Guardiola. The 29-year-old was involved in a vehicle accident six weeks ago after attending a concert in Amsterdam as his taxi hit a pillar on its way to the airport.
  • Democrats, 7 Republicans claim office in Durham

    Democrats, 7 Republicans claim office in Durham

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    Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-7 of Chadds Ford. He said he hopes the transition does not affect the jobs of workers. For the school board, only one Democrat received more votes than Republicans with incumbent Karen Moran leading both parties with 1,869 votes.