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2 dead, including gunman, in Long Beach workplace shooting 2 dead, including gunman, in Long Beach workplace shooting
- December 30, 2017

Long Beach is close to Los Angeles. When authorities arrived, multiple people were found suffering from gunshot wounds. By 3:30 p.m., police confirmed it was no longer an active shooter situation but did not disclose whether the assailant had been arrested, wounded or killed. (more...)
Family identifies Wichita man killed by police in possible 'swatting' prank Family identifies Wichita man killed by police in possible 'swatting' prank
- December 30, 2017

The FBI is investigating the fatal police-involved shooting of a man in Wichita , Kansas. And it appears that is exactly what happened in Kansas earlier this week. 'This call was little peculiar for us, ' Livingston said. 'We got a call that someone was deceased in the residence and that proved not to be true. (more...)
New Year's Day hike aiming for record-setting attendance New Year's Day hike aiming for record-setting attendance
- December 30, 2017

The Versailles State Park hike will be about a mile instead of the originally planned 4 miles. OPRD advises visitors to plan for inclement weather, dress in layers, wear sturdy shoes, bring water and keep in mind to carry binoculars for viewing wildlife. (more...)
Florida Man Allegedly Booby-Traps Front Door to Electrocute Pregnant Wife Florida Man Allegedly Booby-Traps Front Door to Electrocute Pregnant Wife
- December 30, 2017

He told her he had gone to visit family in OH, and she let him know he was welcome back in Tennessee where he returned that day. Officials said Wilson rigged the top door lock and the lower door handle to electrical devices. Ashley Wilson told investigators that while he was gone, she had received an alert on phone that her cameras were disconnected from the internet. When Wilson returned to Tennessee, his wife remembered him telling her to make sure she used the front door because the ... (more...)
South Korea seizes ship that transferred oil to North Korean vessel South Korea seizes ship that transferred oil to North Korean vessel
- December 29, 2017

The Lighthouse Winmore, chartered by Taiwanese company Billions Bunker Group, was seized by South Korea authorities. Such ship-to-ship transfers are prohibited by a U.N. The U.S. has repeatedly called China a pivotal player in the effort to convince North Korea to rein in its nuclear program and ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
George Weah is Liberia's president-elect George Weah is Liberia's president-elect
- December 29, 2017

Weah played for Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan in the 1990s before moving to England late in his career for spells at Chelsea and Manchester City. "The Liberian people clearly made their choice. His story helped him tap into dissatisfaction with Ms Johnson Sirleaf's 12-year tenure, which drew a line under years of civil war but was criticised for failing to root out elite corruption or persistent poverty. (more...)
Swatting Possible Cause Of Fatal Wichita Police Shooting Swatting Possible Cause Of Fatal Wichita Police Shooting
- December 29, 2017

The Twitter account for a man who the online gaming community has said made the police swatting call has been suspended. Last night, local news sources reported that a Wichita, Kansas man was shot and killed by police after they were falsely informed of a hostage situation at a local home. (more...)
IDF strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket hits Israeli community IDF strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket hits Israeli community
- December 29, 2017

It said plumes of smoke were visible from one of the targeted areas east of the Gaza City neighbourhood of al-Tuffah. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The spokeswoman said about 4,000 Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza, some throwing rocks and fire bombs and setting tires alight, confronted Israeli soldiers who responded mainly by firing tear gas. (more...)
Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council
- December 29, 2017

One of the 16 members abruptly fired, CEO of Truevolution Gabriel Maldonado , said that they could only speculate about the reason. The advisers were reportedly dismissed via a letter delivered by FedEx on Wednesday, despite many not having served out the remainder of their terms. (more...)
Here's first challenge for President Rahul Gandhi: 5 Meghalaya Congress MLAs resign Here's first challenge for President Rahul Gandhi: 5 Meghalaya Congress MLAs resign
- December 29, 2017

Tynsong, a prospective Chief Ministerial candidate, said, he went to New Delhi with the grievances of Congress MLAs and met Congress president and vice president on “four-five occasions” and apprised them of the political rumblings at the ground level. (more...)
Houston man allegedly uses samurai sword to kill, almost decapitate girlfriend Houston man allegedly uses samurai sword to kill, almost decapitate girlfriend
- December 29, 2017

Police responded to a "cutting in progress" at around 5.30pm on Wednesday, according to the Houston Chronicle . When officers arrived, they found the deceased body of Aracely Jernigan, 36, in the living room floor. Just hours before the alleged attack, Lockings had stopped for coffee at his grandmother's house, the Houston Chronicle reported. "He's really messed up in the head", Carrier avowed, telling the Houston Chronicle that her grandson had well-known and longstanding mental health ... (more...)
Opposition in Rajya Sabha attacks government on Kejriwal-Baijal controversy Opposition in Rajya Sabha attacks government on Kejriwal-Baijal controversy
- December 29, 2017

The Lieutenant Governor treats Delhi's Chief Minister like a chaparasi (peon). He said the Kejriwal Government has hiked the water charges to an astronomical 30 per cent within three years after coming to power to negate its hollow claim of providing free water to the citizens of Delhi. (more...)
Powerball, Mega Millions both above $300 million Powerball, Mega Millions both above $300 million
- December 29, 2017

The jackpot has been rolling since October 13, when the last jackpot of $42 million was won by players in MI and Rhode Island, according to Mega Millions. The new optional $3 wager Just the Jackpot allows players to receive two entries for a chance to win the game's jackpot prize only. By late August, the Powerball had reached $758.7 million, which all went to victor Mavis Wanczyk of MA, making it the largest prize ever awarded to a single ticket. (more...)
Wind advisory extended into Thursday; snow possible this weekend Wind advisory extended into Thursday; snow possible this weekend
- December 29, 2017

A wind chill advisory will be in effect from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 11 a.m. Wednesday , meteorologists said. The National Weather Service in Paducah issued a hazardous weather outlook indicating very cold air will remain in the region from Wednesday through New Year's Day , when wind chills are expected from zero to 10 below zero. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Bitter cold temperatures, scattered snow showers possible TODAY'S FORECAST: Bitter cold temperatures, scattered snow showers possible
- December 29, 2017

North, northeast wind 6 to 10 miles per hour becoming east in the afternoon. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible. Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31. (more...)
India using Afghanistan to conspire against CPEC, says Iqbal India using Afghanistan to conspire against CPEC, says Iqbal
- December 29, 2017

In addition he told that Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav accepted in front of his family (his mother and wife who came to meet him in Pakistan prison) that he was a spy and India's plan of spending a huge amount to make CPEC an unsuccessful plan. (more...)
18-wheeler hauling avocados catches fire on Texas highway 18-wheeler hauling avocados catches fire on Texas highway
- December 29, 2017

The debris was blocking all northbound lanes of Interstate 35E. The fire initially began in the northbound lanes of I-35 in Ellis county, south of Waxahachie, however both north and southbound lanes were closed for cleanup. Texas Department of Public Safety troopers planned to be back out Friday morning to figure out how the crash happened. Texas DPS troopers were expected to go out on December 29 to continue their investigation into the fire's cause, KTRK in Houston said. (more...)
First Long Island Investors LLC Holds Stake in Abbott Labs Com (ABT)
- December 29, 2017

The company has market cap of $779.85 million. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $57.46. Titan International, Inc. The total dollar value of all 1.74 billion outstanding shares is 100.03 billion. Oppenheimer Asset Management has 0.04% invested in Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (more...)
Missouri State mourns the death of classmate, killed in Kansas crash Missouri State mourns the death of classmate, killed in Kansas crash
- December 29, 2017

The pickup traveled 230 feet beside the guardrail and then continued 150 feet on top of the guardrail before falling approximately 25 feet off the bridge. Missouri State University says the school will provide counseling to students following the tragedy. "We are deeply saddened by this tragic event. (more...)
Russian Federation 'ready' to mediate between US, North Korea Russian Federation 'ready' to mediate between US, North Korea
- December 29, 2017

It is impossible to become a mediator between the two parties based only on your own will, this requires the will of the two sides. North Korea had threatened to punish all those countries who supported the bid for sanctions which was imposed following Pyongyang's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. (more...)
Police Identify Victims in Savage Quadruple Murder in NY Police Identify Victims in Savage Quadruple Murder in NY
- December 29, 2017

Myers, who was described as good natured and an avid cooker, met and began dating Mells a few months back. "I fell down to the ground right in the bathroom and cried, thinking, 'Who would've done this?'" Smith said. The Troy City School District is a close and supportive community and the loss of two of our innocent and promising children is especially devastating. (more...)
Mourning CHP Officers Conduct DUI Checkpoint in East Bay Mourning CHP Officers Conduct DUI Checkpoint in East Bay
- December 29, 2017

Unlike with alcohol, there is no legal threshold for the amount of marijuana that can be in a driver's system. The number of deadly crashes is down year over year, the CHP said. As far back as 2012, a roadside survey in California showed more drivers tested positive for drugs that may impair driving (14 percent) than did for alcohol (7.3 percent). (more...)
USA says Romanians hacked Washington DC police cameras USA says Romanians hacked Washington DC police cameras
- December 29, 2017

In an affidavit supporting the criminal complaint released Thursday, prosecutors say the investigation also revealed that ransomware variants, called " cerber " and "dharma", had been stored on the computers connected to the surveillance cameras, in hopes to spread by email to at least 179,000 email addresses. (more...)
Troy Quadruple Homicide: Mother, Girlfriend & 2 Kids Killed
- December 29, 2017

Dan DeWolf of the Troy Police Department said in a statement . "We've had homicides here in the past, as all communities do, but children - it really, really has affected this community". on Tuesday. Shanise Myers, 5 years old. The autopsies are being performed today, he said. "I know that the young man involved was definitely a good person". (more...)
USA to cut United Nations funding by $285 million next fiscal year USA to cut United Nations funding by $285 million next fiscal year
- December 29, 2017

Today , the United Nations agreed on a budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. "Just as we said in 1984 when President Reagan withdrew from UNESCO, U.S. You dispel the darkness. Trump delivered one of his best speeches at the United Nations in September, openly threatening to destroy North Korea, telling the truth about the Iranian regime, blasting socialism ("The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully ... (more...)

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