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Deputy shot while responding to domestic incident

Deputy shot while responding to domestic incident Hogan, a four-year veteran of the department, was out of surgery but remained in critical condition Thursday morning, the agency said. Maryland State Police , the Queen Anne's County Sheriff, and University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center doctors are set to hold a briefing at 10 a.m. [Full Article...]

Kerry: Israeli-Palestinian two state solution 'now in jeopardy'

Kerry: Israeli-Palestinian two state solution 'now in jeopardy' The resolution passed Friday condemned Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem as "a flagrant violation under worldwide law", calling the construction an enduring obstacle to regional peace. The Hebrew-language daily Israel Hayom reported on Sunday that Israel mulls construction of 2,600 housing units in the illegal Gilo settlement in southwestern East Jerusalem al-Quds, 2,600 ... [Full Article...]

Peace on Earth and your first Alien Covenant UK trailer is here

Here we have Katherine Waterston and an unidenfitied Covenant crew member facing down. well, we're not sure. Alien: Covenant is hurdling toward movie theaters on May 19, 2017 , which is several months earlier than its original August 2017 release date. [Full Article...]

US set to announce response to Russian election hacking

Talking Points Memo notes that the Obama administration is also working to make sure that Trump's White House can not roll back any of the actions that Obama takes against Russian Federation at this time. "Cyber was the tool to use in the disinformation war", he says. The White House is now debating how to impose the new sanctions using an executive order that Obama signed in April 2015, which... [Full Article...]

Should The Lions And Packers Agree To Kneel Every Play?

Due to the Lions loss to the Cowboys on " Monday Night Football ", the Packers are now the No. 4 seed but will play the Lions next Sunday in a winner-take-all game for the NFC North . It's clear to say that the Lions have a lot more on the line in this game than the Cowboys, but even though everyone has known for months what makes this Dallas team, as yet not many have managed to do anything ... [Full Article...]

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan signs contract extension

This season, Sullivan's Penguins are 22-8-5 and are second in the Metropolitan Division. Overall, Sullivan is 55-24-10 behind the Penguins' bench. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and the team's other stars have thrived under Sullivan's direction. [Full Article...]

Jet Airways Flight Skids off the Runway in Goa, 15 Passengers Injured

Jet Airways Flight Skids off the Runway in Goa, 15 Passengers Injured Ten passengers were hurt during evacuation. A Jet Airways plane with 161 passengers onboard has skidded off a runway in the popular Indian holiday resort of Goa. The Jet airways accident will be investigated by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB). The runway was reopened round 9am. "Eventually, they guided us to the exit", she said. [Full Article...]

Vera Rubin Who Confirmed "Dark Matter" Dies

Vera Rubin Who Confirmed She was the first woman allowed to observe at Caltech's Palomar Observatory , the Carnegie Institution says. As she later explained: "I made a decision to pick a problem that I could go observing and make headway on - hopefully, a problem that people would be interested in, but not so interested in that anyone would bother me before I was done". [Full Article...]

United States national gang rape case: Delhi police arrests four accused

The police had identified the man and had contacted him while he was in Nepal. The woman recorded her statement on December 20 under Section 164 CrPc before a magistrate narrating the horrific experience. Meanwhile the victim's advocate Mritunjay, who had earlier said that both he and his client were unhappy with the status of the probe, told IANS that he was still "not happy" with police's effo... [Full Article...]

'Watership Down' author Adams dies aged 96

'Watership Down' author Adams dies aged 96 Adams was born in Newbury, England, about 40 kilometres south of Oxford, in 1920. That bestseller began as a story Adams first improvised for his bored children during a long vehicle ride: In it, a group of rabbits led by Hazel seek out a new home upon learning that their warren is on the brink of destruction. [Full Article...]

Perpetual Loyal in lead after Wild Oats retires

Both boats failed to finish last year's race, and Wild Oats XI's title hopes seemed in early trouble after making a poor start to the 72nd edition and dropping to fourth in Sydney Harbor. We radioed them and told them we were prepared to stop the race and go over and help the guys. Powering down Tasmania's east coast on Tuesday evening the supermaxi is on track to cross the finish line about 1am... [Full Article...]

Russia Calls US Move to Better Arm Syrian Rebels a 'Hostile act'

Russia Calls US Move to Better Arm Syrian Rebels a 'Hostile act' While the HNC has lost credibility with some rebels groups, it still remains the broadest representative body for the opposition and it is not clear how Russian Federation hopes to organise a ceasefire without its involvement. Attempts to use the Middle East Quartet and the United Nations Security Council is bickering between the Democrats and the Republicans are harmful, Russian Foreign Minister ... [Full Article...]

Nigerian Army Captures Key Boko Haram Camp, President Says

Nigerian Army Captures Key Boko Haram Camp, President Says It was unclear how many insurgents were captured or... The president's message spoke of his delight at the gallantry of the troops in Operation Lafiya Dole for crushing the Boko Haram terrorists in their last enclave in Sambisa Forest. "Further efforts should be intensified to locate and free our remaining Chibok girls still in captivity", Mr Buhari said. According to humanitarian organization... [Full Article...]

Two confirmed dead as two-storey building cave in at Police College

Two confirmed dead as two-storey building cave in at Police College They received the distress call, upon the collapse of the D wing of the building. One of the victims was identified as Danjuma while the other is still unknown. Adesina Tiamiyu, who said the agency with other stakeholders has commenced the immediate demolition of the affected building under the directive of the Commissioner of Police. [Full Article...]

J&K BJP toughens stand on domicile certificates to West Pakistan Refugees

J&K BJP toughens stand on domicile certificates to West Pakistan Refugees In Jammu, BJP leaders said they would raise the issue of the "increasing number" of Rohingya Muslim refugees in the state in the coming Budget Session of the Assembly. He said that Rana failed to convince his family over the issue of West Pakistan Refugees as his real brother is favoring the citizenship right to West Pakistani Refugees, whereas Rana is opposing. [Full Article...]

Japan's Abe seeks to send message with visit to Pearl Harbor

The two-day trip echoes Mr Obama's landmark visit in May to Hiroshima, where the US dropped the first of two atomic bombs in August 1945, as the first sitting US President to do so. "Thousands of American lives lost". Visiting Pearl Harbor as a Japanese leader is seen as a rare occurrence because of domestic political opposition. [Full Article...]

Tony Pulis sees history repeat itself for West Brom at Arsenal

I would like to say that we were very strong as a team, with a good, strong mentality and it was very important to win. Sometimes you get exhausted because they are relentless in the way they play. Giroud was given a rare start up front and responded by heading in a cross from Mesut Ozil in the 86th minute after West Brom had frustrated the Gunners for most of the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Iran says Boeing deal will cost just $8 billion

IranAir's head Farhad Pavaresh said it had negotiated the price down to no more than $10 billion, partly because it dropped an order of superjumbo A380s. Iran's fleet is among the oldest and most risky in the world. Because it agreed to curtail its nuclear program as part of an agreement with major global powers, including the United States, the sanctions on Iran were lifted, allowing it to purc... [Full Article...]

Girl dies after Christmas Eve flight diverted to Shannon

The flight was reportedly around 500km south west of Ireland when the crew chose to divert to Shannon. The girl's nationality has not yet been released. An ambulance and rapid response advanced paramedic unit from Ennis were sent to the airport ahead of the flights arrival at 7.40pm. A post mortem examination is being arranged, according to RTE . [Full Article...]

China Resumes Ties With Sao Tome in Triumph Over Taiwan

China Resumes Ties With Sao Tome in Triumph Over Taiwan Taiwan, claimed by China as its own, has accused Beijing of taking advantage of Sao Tome's financial woes to push the move and that Taipei will not engage in "dollar diplomacy". U.S. China relation has been at the edge, more so after President-elect Donald Trump has spoken with Taiwanese President Tsai Lng-wen earlier this month. [Full Article...]


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