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World News Girl found after woman killed, infant taken in west Charlotte, suspect at-large
Author: 0 Girl found after woman killed, infant taken in west Charlotte, suspect at-large

According to CMPD, as homicide detectives were searching for Bennett, the suspect showed up outside police headquarters shortly before 11 p.m. and opened fire on a group of officer not involved in the case. Police have yet to say where they found Journei, who is not quite 3 months old. Bennett should be considered armed and risky. He was last seen driving an older, white Ford Expedition with NY license plates HUP3071.

World News May tells bankers they are a priority for Brexit amid job warnings
Author: 0 May tells bankers they are a priority for Brexit amid job warnings

The invited listeners to his LBC show to send their suggestions of issues to raise with Mr. " Do not have a short memory: the financial crisis is not so far away ", Mr Barnier said. He added: "We should also start serious discussions about bureaucratically obstructive and delaying non-tariff barriers to trade". Services account for around 80% of Britain's economy.

World News Tunisian army on the streets after days of major protests against austerity
Author: 0 Tunisian army on the streets after days of major protests against austerity

Dozens of police officers have been injured and more than 200 people arrested as wide-scale protests in Tunisia over rising prices and austerity measures entered their fourth day on Thursday, media reports said. People had taken to the streets to protest against the government's austerity measures. A video circulating on Facebook on Tuesday purportedly showed how police ran over the 55-year-old man, but the country's interior ministry denied the allegations and insisted he died from ...

World News Iran's supreme leader: Trump is unstable, has
Author: 0 Iran's supreme leader: Trump is unstable, has "psychotic" episodes

Iran's supreme leader said on Tuesday that Iran had foiled attempts by the USA and Britain to create unrest during a wave of protests, according to state media. Judiciary officials said that two of those detained had taken their own lives in custody. Initially, rallies began over the failing economy and falling standards of living but gradually spiralled into a larger anti-government campaign with people demanding an end to alleged corruption in state-run institutions.

World News Pakistan was terror-free before Afghan war: ISPR DG
Author: 0 Pakistan was terror-free before Afghan war: ISPR DG

There are however reports that Islamabad has suspended military and intelligence cooperation after Trump froze USA military aid to it. Pakistan's Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said that the United States was using Pakistan as a scapegoat for its failures in war-torn Afghanistan.

World News Top judges angry about functioning of India's Supreme Court
Author: 0 Top judges angry about functioning of India's Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended that Justice KM Joseph and senior advocate Indu Malhotra be appointed as judges of the nation's apex court, authoritative sources told ET. She was elevated to the top court in August 2014. J Bhattacharaya, who was Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, will be the new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court.

World News California: Heavy rain triggers severe mudslides, killing at least 13
Author: 0 California: Heavy rain triggers severe mudslides, killing at least 13

Most of the deaths are believed to have occurred in Montecito , a "wealthy enclave that is home to such celebrities as Oprah Winfrey , Rob Lowe and Ellen DeGeneres", The Guardian says. "It was literally a carpet of mud and debris everywhere - with huge boulders, rocks, downed trees, power lines, wrecked cars", Mr Brown said. Oprah Winfrey also has a property in Montecito that is reportedly worth almost $90 million.

World News Trump's lower-key visit to Britain 'on hold'
Author: 0 Trump's lower-key visit to Britain 'on hold'

Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!", Trump said on Twitter . Trump weighed in after multiple media outlets in the United Kingdom reported that he was leaning against a trip to open the new US facility in Nine Elms, south-west London . The US embassy is moving from Grosvenor Square in Mayfair to the Nine Elms area of Wandsworth. The investors have sought approval to turn the building into a hotel, according to the project's website.

World News Trump expected to waive Iran sanctions
Author: 0 Trump expected to waive Iran sanctions

Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said: "We should support the Iranian people who are willing to risk their lives". Vice President Mike Pence meanwhile said Trump's administration would stand with the protesters in 'their hour of need'. Last September, 45 national security experts wrote to the president urging that he implement the Bolton plan . Basically, one side is benefiting from the JCPOA, but it is only Iran that is upholding the promises it had made.

World News Pinarayi Vijayan tightens his iron grip on the CPI-M
Author: 0 Pinarayi Vijayan tightens his iron grip on the CPI-M

A day after controversy erupted over diverting funds meant for Ockhi relief for his travel, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said there is nothing unusual about his helicopter trip. "The government fund was utilised for a private goal", he said alleging the Chief Minister "has committed corruption to the tune of Rs eight Lakhs (cost incurred for the journey)".

World News National Anthem not Mandatory in Cinema Halls: SC
Author: 0 National Anthem not Mandatory in Cinema Halls: SC

The exemptions, granted earlier by the court to persons who can not stand up because of specified disabilities, would continue. The Union govt. told the Supreme Court that it is not mandatory to play National Anthem in theatres anymore. "But to say that it should be played in cinema halls, that was completely wrong", he said. He claimed that the Centre's executive orders in this regard are not being followed, which justifies the court's intervention.

World News Triple talaq bill only intended at inciting Muslim community: Mamata Banerjee
Author: 0 Triple talaq bill only intended at inciting Muslim community: Mamata Banerjee

Clause 6 of the bill says "A married Muslim woman shall be entitled to custody of her minor children in the event of pronouncement of talaq by her husband, in such manner as may be determined by the Magistrate". "We condemn the statement by Law Minister, that we are raising Bhima Koregaon Violence issue to stall Triple Talaq Bill . This clearly shows they have political motives".

World News AIADMK's Anwar Raja takes the BJP to task on 'Triple Talaq' Bill
Author: 0 AIADMK's Anwar Raja takes the BJP to task on 'Triple Talaq' Bill

Two amendments moved by All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Asaduddin Owaisi and one by BJD's Bhartruhari Mahtab were negated in the Lok Sabha . Differences over practice of Triple Talaq exist in the Islamic Sharia since the tenure of second Caliph Omar (RA). "This bill is flawed, there are many internal contradictions in the Bill", pointed out the Cuttack MP in Lok Sabha today.

World News No smooth sailing likely for triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha
Author: 0 No smooth sailing likely for triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha

Owaisi has been relentlessly opposing the Bill on Triple Talaq, which was passed in the Lok Sabha , where the BJP has the numerical advantage, on Thursday. Responding to our report, Owaisi had said, "If this Bill becomes law then in future government can bring a simple amendment to set aside/make unconstitutional, Talaaq Ehsan and HASAN so whole objective is to deny Muslims to get married according to their religion".

World News Congress must act to protect immigrant families
Author: 0 Congress must act to protect immigrant families

The Trump administration says El Salvador has now rebuilt. Salvadorans represent the largest population covered by the temporary protected status program and the potential for them and other Central Americans to come to Canada was flagged in briefing notes by Canadian diplomats in the US earlier this year, following a surge of Haitian asylum seekers showing up at the border.

World News Year-Old Survivor Of Texas Church Shooting Leaves Hospital
Author: 0 Year-Old Survivor Of Texas Church Shooting Leaves Hospital

Ryland Ward, now 6 years old, was among the 20 people who were injured in the deadly mass shooting that killed 26 churchgoers , including an unborn child, on November 5. "Even when I was giving up ... just thinking about him and being around him makes me smile", he added. According to University Hospital, Ryland was the facility's final patient from the Sutherland Springs shooting .

World News Norfolk MP warns government over impact of 'hard Brexit'
Author: 0 Norfolk MP warns government over impact of 'hard Brexit'

Elsewhere, if the United Kingdom ended up with the so-called Norway option - remaining in the single market but eventually leaving the customs union - the United Kingdom could still be hit with more than 175,000 fewer jobs and a drop of almost £19bn in investment.

World News Cold and ice make a return to the QC
Author: 0 Cold and ice make a return to the QC

He did suggest the rainfall in the next 24 hour could top an inch or more especially in the Ohio River Valley. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Temperature falling to around 17 by 5 p.m. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 5 p.m. Northwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour becoming north 15 to 20 miles per hour in the morning.

World News New tax law guidelines rely on workers to double-check their paychecks
Author: 0 New tax law guidelines rely on workers to double-check their paychecks

The tables are also aimed at avoiding over- and under-withholding of tax as much as possible. In the meantime, he urged filers who have complicated tax situations - i.e., anyone who is not single, childless and holding down just one job - to review the number of allowances they now take on their W4s once the IRS puts out its new withholding calculator by the end of February.

World News White House personal cell phone ban starts next week
Author: 0 White House personal cell phone ban starts next week

Abby Phillip and Boris Sanchez will continue as White House correspondents alongside White House reporter Kaitlan Collins. They came just ahead of a House vote to reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Sanders did not elaborate when asked what border security might look like, nor whether it would entail a physical wall. "We need it! Get smart!" What's the holdup? Sanders blamed Democrats.

World News 'This is the Netherlands' was a shot at the United States media, too
Author: 0 'This is the Netherlands' was a shot at the United States media, too

In 2015, Hoekstra had referred to "no-go zones" in the Netherlands , wrongly suggesting there were Muslim-ruled enclaves outside the government's control. RTL political correspondent Roel Geeraedts, told the Washington Post in a telephone interview: 'We were all astonished he did not want to take back the comment.

World News White House not denying Trump slurred 's***hole' African nations
Author: 0 White House not denying Trump slurred 's***hole' African nations

Instead, they predicted that Trump's base will be receptive to the comments in the same way they were when the president repeatedly attacked NFL players who knelt for the national anthem, according to CNN . "There has not been a deal reached yet", said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders . After the meeting, Marc Short , Trump's legislative aide, said the White House was nowhere near a bipartisan deal on immigration.

World News Kim Jong-un loves tell-all Donald Trump book
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un loves tell-all Donald Trump book

Writing on the US-based website 38 North , Vorontsov said North Korean diplomats the foreign ministry are certain that the USA is determined to wage a war against their country even when Seoul is oblivious to Trump's administration's motives.

World News Russia Dismisses Democratic Senate Report As Unfounded
Author: 0 Russia Dismisses Democratic Senate Report As Unfounded

Sen. Ben Cardin , D-Md., the ranking Democrat on the committee, commissioned the January 10 report shortly after the 2016 election , when several USA intelligence agencies concluded that a Russian intelligence influence operation approved at the highest levels had tried to sway the election in Trump's favor through disinformation, fake social media accounts and cyberattacks that targeted the Democratic Party.

World News Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy
Author: 0 Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy

Sixty-six percent of those polled in a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday said the wealthy will "benefit the most", while 22 percent said the middle class will receive the most help from the tax legislation. 65 percent of voters believe the president "does not share their values". "It's been a very tough freshman year for President Donald Trump, by any measure", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the poll.

World News Israeli Colonizers Injure Two Palestinians Near Nablus; Soldiers Abduct Two In Hebron
Author: 0 Israeli Colonizers Injure Two Palestinians Near Nablus; Soldiers Abduct Two In Hebron

Early Wednesday, several Israeli colonizers living in illegal colonies and outposts in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, attacked many Palestinian cars, causing damage and wounding two Palestinians. The U.S. motion to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was rejected by the U.N. Security Council and condemned by global leaders. The European Union plans to host worldwide talks on the Middle East crisis at the end of January following the decision by U.S.

Author: 0 ICE immigration officers swoop in on 7-Elevens nationwide

Agents tell The Associated Press they targeted about 100 stores from coast to coast in broadening an investigation that began with a 4-year-old case against a franchisee on New York's Long Island. "7-Eleven franchisees are independent business owners and are exclusively responsible for their employees including deciding who to hire and verifying their eligibility to work in the United States", the company said.

World News Dead koala found 'screwed' to post in Australian park
Author: 0 Dead koala found 'screwed' to post in Australian park

The RSPCA is investigating and volunteers from Koala Rescue Queensland are planning to recover the body from the Sunshine Coast hinterland on Thursday after taking a call from a council worker on Wednesday. "Whether the animal was dead when it was put up there and it was put up there for some sort of sick joke we don't know, certainly the wildlife people are investigating that", he said.

World News Mexican states get highest USA 'do not travel' warning
Author: 0 Mexican states get highest USA 'do not travel' warning

The five states on the do not travel list are Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas. The advisory underscored the limitations that the USA government faces in providing emergency services in many areas of Mexico because United States government employees are prohibited from travelling to those areas.

World News US envoy: Myanmar admission soldiers killed Rohingya an important step
Author: 0 US envoy: Myanmar admission soldiers killed Rohingya an important step

Hussein said none of the Rohingya who had fled Rakhine state since August should be repatriated to Myanmar unless there was a strong human rights monitoring mechanism on the ground. As troops were over-stretched with trying to maintain peace "the decision was made to kill them at the cemetery" rather than take them to the police station.

World News Cyberattacks on nuclear weapons 'could lead to inadvertent missile launches'
Author: 0 Cyberattacks on nuclear weapons 'could lead to inadvertent missile launches'

Software in the nuclear missile system was being upgraded after defence officials admitted there was "legitimate concern" about threats from cyber hackers. Cyber interference could also destroy industrial control systems within delivery platforms, such as submarines, causing them to malfunction, while clandestine attacks could be conducted on targeting information or operational commands, which may not be discovered until the point of launch.