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North Carolina governor reshapes board amid ballots probe

North Carolina governor reshapes board amid ballots probe The 9th Congressional District race has been in limbo for a month, with no victor between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready. Harris holds a slim lead in unofficial results, but officials are looking into criminal allegations against an operative hired by his campaign. [Full Article...]

Worker killed after lion escape from North Carolina wildlife conservatory

Worker killed after lion escape from North Carolina wildlife conservatory Zoo officials in North Carolina said that a lion was shot and killed after it escaped its enclosure and fatally attacked a worker. She had only been working as an intern at the Conservator Center for about two weeks before she was killed, the Sheriff's Office said. [Full Article...]

Graham: We'll hold hearings on child migrant deaths

Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan said Wednesday that he was reiterating his calls for more help and resources from Congress. "We can not lend ourselves to wishing it would go away", Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, said of the children's deaths at a news conference in El Paso on Saturday after touring the border patrol facility where Felipe Gomez Alonzo and his fa... [Full Article...]

Protesters in Congo's Ebola zone demand to vote

Protesters in Congo's Ebola zone demand to vote Thursday's protest in Beni occurred a day after Congo's electoral commission announced that voting would be delayed until March for Beni and Butembo city because of the Ebola outbreak. One demonstrator was shot dead in the city of Beni and four were wounded, local sources said. The post DR Congo Starts Countdown To Vote As Protest Call Fizzles appeared first on Channels Television . [Full Article...]

Yellow vest protesters target French media as movement ebbs

Yellow vest protesters target French media as movement ebbs Shocking pictures show the iconic tower shrouded in smoke and vehicles engulfed in flames, with firefighter battling the blaze to put it off. Hundreds of yellow vest demonstrators, who have been named after the fluorescent jackets French motorists must have in their auto, marched through the streets of France's major cities for the seventh time yesterday since the anti-Macron movement started in... [Full Article...]

‘Build US-Mexico wall or I’ll seal the border,’ threatens Donald Trump

‘Build US-Mexico wall or I’ll seal the border,’ threatens Donald Trump Mulvaney said that while Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer seemed interested in making a deal, "it's Nancy Pelosi preventing that from happening". The two sides appear to be at an impasse over Trump's demand to include funding for a border wall in the legislation. [Full Article...]

Sajid Javid told to 'get a grip' on English Channel migrant crisis

Sajid Javid told to 'get a grip' on English Channel migrant crisis He told the Sunday Telegraph there has been "a lack of leadership to get a grip on this issue". "Of course there is now a case for the Royal Navy to be brought in to do border protection in the Channel". Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes said in a statement that attempting to cross the channel in these small boats is "extremely risky", adding that some of the activity is facilitated by ... [Full Article...]

Trump lowers his ask for border wall funding

Trump lowers his ask for border wall funding Border Patrol needs the wall and it will all end. Trump's tweets refer to 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo, who died on Christmas Eve after being taken into custody by immigration officials last week, and 7-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin , who suddenly died earlier this month while in USA custody . [Full Article...]

Severe storm system that has already killed 3 moves toward Eastern US

Severe storm system that has already killed 3 moves toward Eastern US Some levels could match a 2016 flood that led to a federal disaster declaration, said Greg Flynn, the state's Emergency Management Agency spokesman. Authorities who recovered the woman's body Friday morning about three hours after she lost her footing said she had been camping in a cave with friends and they were trying to leave the area when she fell into the water. [Full Article...]

Resident told cop about drunken driver before slaying

Resident told cop about drunken driver before slaying Details about the suspect were not immediately available. Singh was shot just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, a few minutes after radioing in that he was pulling over a gray pickup truck that had no license plate in Newman, a town of about 10,000 people some 85 miles east of San Jose. [Full Article...]

North Korean defectors' personal data leaked in hacking

North Korean defectors' personal data leaked in hacking According to the BBC , the hackers were able to get into the database via a computer infected with malware planted through emails sent by an internal address. "[There is a North Korean hacking] group [that] mainly targets [the] North Korean defector community. we are aware that [this group] tried to hack a Hana centre a year ago", he said . [Full Article...]

Boy dies after Yemeni mum fought U.S. travel ban to reach him

Boy dies after Yemeni mum fought U.S. travel ban to reach him Swileh remained in Egypt until the Council on American-Islamic Relations helped her sue the Trump administration this month to receive a waiver and visa to travel to the U.S. His father, USA citizen Ali Hassan, and members from the Islamic community prayed at the funeral and listened to remarks from imam Muhammad Younus. [Full Article...]

Fox News guest Bre Payton dies at 26

Several more posts on Twitter revealed that the friend who found her was Morgan Murtaugh , a 26-year-old Republican and - as of this year - the youngest female candidate for U.S. We are less vibrant without her- in every possible way. The Federalist on December 28 remembered her as a person who "brightened the lives of everyone around her". [Full Article...]

China releases detained Canadian teacher Sarah McIver

China releases detained Canadian teacher Sarah McIver China's Foreign Ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Higher People's Court of Liaoning Province heard an appeal Saturday from Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who was given a 15-year prison sentence last month for his involvement in worldwide drug-trafficking activities. [Full Article...]

Bashar al-Assad has won the Syrian civil war

Bashar al-Assad has won the Syrian civil war The UAE Foreign Ministry said its charge d'affaires assumed his duties on Thursday. Though the Syrian embassy in the UAE remained open. Sensing that the end of the civil war is close, and there is nothing to suggest that the Assad regime is going anywhere, the Gulf is rebuilding bridges with Syria going back to the old narrative that the country is an Arab country as Assad himself is an Arab... [Full Article...]

Nation's oldest living veteran Richard Overton dies in Austin at age 112

Nation's oldest living veteran Richard Overton dies in Austin at age 112 Overton's longevity and his status as the oldest living American veteran of World War II made him a celebrity of sorts over the past few years. Richard Overton , the nation's oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be the oldest living man in the United States, died Thursday in Texas aged 112. [Full Article...]

Cell records support claim of Cohen-Russia meet in Prague

Cell records support claim of Cohen-Russia meet in Prague On Thursday morning, McClatchy published an investigative report that cited four unnamed "people with knowledge of the matter" who could place Cohen's cell phone in Prague during the summer of 2016. McClatchy's report frames the newly-discovered information as more evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation, and they claim Mueller has this same evidence. [Full Article...]

Security tight in Dhaka as Bangladesh prepares to vote

Security tight in Dhaka as Bangladesh prepares to vote About 600,000 security officials, including army and paramilitary forces, have been deployed across the country in a bid to contain violence in Bangladesh's 11th general elections . Her father, the nation's first president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman , is celebrated as the founding father of independent Bangladesh. Opinion polls show Hasina, who has presided over impressive economic growth durin... [Full Article...]

China's ex-deputy intelligence chief handed life sentence for graft

China's ex-deputy intelligence chief handed life sentence for graft The court said in a statement online that Ma used his political power to aid the business operations of Guo Wengui , a real estate billionaire wanted by Chinese authorities. Ma had used his position to conspire with Guo and to help businesses Guo controlled by using threats to bring about illegal transactions such as compelling individuals to transfer company shares, the court said. [Full Article...]

ICE Drops Off 400+ Undocumented Immigrants at El Paso Greyhound Station

ICE Drops Off 400+ Undocumented Immigrants at El Paso Greyhound Station O'Rourke said ICE usually gives local responders 24 hours' notice to set up temporary shelters when permanent shelters are filled to capacity. "(But) because of the concern with a second child dying, it's my opinion to reduce the numbers in holding cells, I anticipate a large number of families being released to bring the number of people in holding cells to some kind of balance", Garcia told th... [Full Article...]


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