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Florida lawmakers 'deeply regret' extramarital relationship Florida lawmakers 'deeply regret' extramarital relationship
- January 10, 2018

The unprecedented declaration came after an anonymous website uploaded footage of Flores entering and departing a condo rented by Braynon in Tallahassee, at the end of 2017. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement was alerted by Braynon after his shocking discovery. The apartment building's own cameras showed Uman placing the hidden camera in a few locations over a period of a few days, according to the Times. (more...)
Democrats warn USA remains unprepared for Russian election interference Democrats warn USA remains unprepared for Russian election interference
- January 10, 2018

Its authors say it is the first government report that lays out the scale and the scope of the threat from Russian Federation, and begins to address comprehensively how it can be deterred. - In more established democracies in Western Europe, the Russian government has sought to undermine support for sanctions, interfere in elections through overt and covert support for sympathetic political parties, and spread fake news stories and confusion to exacerbate existing political or social divisions. (more...)
Teenager charged with shop worker's murder Teenager charged with shop worker's murder
- January 10, 2018

The suspects fled along The Broadway in the direction of Mill Hill Broadway Station. Mr Patel is believed to have suffered a serious head wound after being punched in the chest and falling to the ground. A crowd-funding appeal for Mr Patel's family raised more than £10,000 in just 12 hours. "It is unacceptable to us that he is no more". Police continue to hunt for the other suspects. (more...)
Kaplan teacher arrested, escorted out of meeting in handcuffs Kaplan teacher arrested, escorted out of meeting in handcuffs
- January 10, 2018

The disturbing incident took place after Hargrave asked school board members to justify the massive raise while teachers and school employees had reportedly gone without a pay hike in years. Hargrave, thereafter, directly questioned the superintendent, saying: "How are you going to take a raise?" Fontana insisted that apparent group of board members are on a mission for a new superintendent. (more...)
North Korea, South Korea agree to hold talks to ease military tensions North Korea, South Korea agree to hold talks to ease military tensions
- January 10, 2018

Yesterday's talks were held in Panmunjom, the truce village in the Demilitarized Zone. They plan to continue discussions in the afternoon. Seoul has also proposed the two Koreas hold "Red Cross talks" on the possibility of organizing reunions of families separated by the Korean War. (more...)
Publisher cancels book by Tennessee pastor accused of sexual assault Publisher cancels book by Tennessee pastor accused of sexual assault
- January 10, 2018

During his remarks over the weekend - which were streamed live on the Church's YouTube page - Savage did not open up about the details of the "sexual incident". That was when he asked her to perform oral sex on him. She told the newspaper the incident had not been "dealt with", as Savage suggested, because it was not reported to law enforcement. (more...)
Taha Siddiqui, WION Pakistan Bureau Chief, Escapes Abduction Attempt Taha Siddiqui, WION Pakistan Bureau Chief, Escapes Abduction Attempt
- January 10, 2018

Tweeting from senior reporter Cyril Almeida's account, Taha Siddiqui said that he was on his way to the airport today when 10-12 armed men stopped him at 8:20 AM and tried to forcibly abduct him. It is a miracle that he escaped. When Siddiqui replied that his work was in the public domain and that any questions could be asked over the phone, the FIA told Siddiqui in a threatening tone and voice that it would "be better" for him to appear before it, added DNA . (more...)
Wintry mix Wednesday night to turn to snow on Thursday Wintry mix Wednesday night to turn to snow on Thursday
- January 10, 2018

As far as that weekend snow event, there are lots of factors in play. A narrow swath of up to 7 inches is possible somewhere from the New Ulm/Mankato areas northeast to east central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. Depending on the track of this storm, it can bring significant amounts of snow and ice to parts of our region. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. (more...)
Dublin Fire Brigade battling blaze at recycling plant near Dublin Airport Dublin Fire Brigade battling blaze at recycling plant near Dublin Airport
- January 10, 2018

The fire services are working closely with the Irish Aviation Authority as they use drones to help direct their resources. The family-run "scrap-metal specialists" collect metal from all over Leinster, dismantling old cars to sell some parts and disposing of others. (more...)
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's copter ride billed to Ockhi fund, revoked Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's copter ride billed to Ockhi fund, revoked
- January 10, 2018

Vijayan was in Thrissur to attend the CPI-M district Committee meeting. KPCC president M M Hassan said the attempt to divert the state disaster relief fund ( SDRF ) was not only an irregularity, but amounted to corruption. The utilisation of Ockhi relief funds for the helicopter journey at a time when the state is facing severe financial crisis has invited widespread criticism. (more...)
Congress government in Karnataka is 'Hindu Virodi': Amit Shah Congress government in Karnataka is 'Hindu Virodi': Amit Shah
- January 10, 2018

The BJP president continued to accuse the Congress government in the state of depriving the people from the amount that the Centre has sanctioned for Karnataka. A dedicated team to oversee the implementation of his poll strategy would soon be in Karnataka to oversee the poll battle. "The BJP president reviewed the progress in terms of appointment of "Page Pramukh" for every page of the voters" list as he had instructed the local units to complete the task during his previous meeting. (more...)
FBI Director Christopher Wray Calls Encryption on Devices a Safety Issue FBI Director Christopher Wray Calls Encryption on Devices a Safety Issue
- January 10, 2018

FBI Director Christopher Wray calls powerful encryption on electronic devices an "urgent public safety issue". Although the agency has the legal authority to unlock the devices, it doesn't have the proper technical tools, he added. The FBI supports strong encryption and information security broadly, Wray said, but described the current status quo as untenable. They often cite as an example the December 2, 2015, mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., when Apple Inc. (more...)
Dad turns in teenage son after finding child pornography on cell phone Dad turns in teenage son after finding child pornography on cell phone
- January 10, 2018

Louis. The father said that when he confronted his son, the teenager told him that he took the pictures to sell them to a high school classmate who he suspected was a paedophile. Spensberger's father, Paul, saw the images when he confiscated his son's phone on December 30 for bad behavior, reported FOX 2 in St. Louis . He also expressed feeling conflicted at turning his son in, stating: "I don't know if I would do the same thing again now. (more...)
North Korea Agrees to Participate in Olympics in South Korea North Korea Agrees to Participate in Olympics in South Korea
- January 10, 2018

But North Korea's next move is on hold while it engages in talks with South Korea to ease tensions ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics , which open in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month. The Trump administration agreed last week to delay springtime military drills with South Korea until after the Games. The Moon administration is right to welcome North Korean athletes to the Olympics. (more...)
Aanchal Thakur becomes first Indian to win an global medal in skiing Aanchal Thakur becomes first Indian to win an global medal in skiing
- January 10, 2018

In a tweet, Mr Modi said "the entire nation is ecstatic" over Ms Thakur's "historic accomplishment". She was trending on Twitter on Wednesday and many Indians, including the country's sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, have taken to Twitter to offer their congratulations. (more...)
New Mexico state lawmaker seeks to block border wall New Mexico state lawmaker seeks to block border wall
- January 10, 2018

Warner said. He joked that Democrats would be "wide open" to the idea of a border wall if President Trump has Mexico pay for it. "The final border apprehension numbers of 2017, specifically at the southern border, undeniably prove the effectiveness of President ( Donald) Trump's commitment to securing our borders", said DHS Acting Press Secretary Tyler Houlton in a statement. (more...)
US lawmakers concerned about Trump's mental instability
- January 10, 2018

She continued her campaign after the election, earning a book deal in the process. At least a dozen members of the US Congress, majority Democrats, were briefed by a Yale University professor of psychiatry on President Donald Trump's mental health , US media reported . (more...)
Journalists steal silverware on a foreign trip with Mamata Banerjee, fined £50 Journalists steal silverware on a foreign trip with Mamata Banerjee, fined £50
- January 10, 2018

During an official dinner, which saw the presence of many politicians, industrialists and journalists from the United Kingdom and India, a senior journalist belonging to an eminent Bengali newspaper allegedly picked up a set of dessert spoons from the table and slyly put it into his pocket. (more...)
Joanna Lumley Replaces Stephen Fry as Host — BAFTA Awards Joanna Lumley Replaces Stephen Fry as Host — BAFTA Awards
- January 10, 2018

Lumley replaces Stephen Fry who leaves big shoes to fill. However it is thought that Joanna, who won the Bafta Fellowship in 2017 and will become the first solo female host of the show, will hopefully bring a "revamp" to the awards show. (more...)
Ex-Baruch College fraternity members get jail in pledge's hazing death Ex-Baruch College fraternity members get jail in pledge's hazing death
- January 10, 2018

The other fraternity members failed to seek medical attention for Deng until it was far too late, according to court documents. Assistant District Attorney Kimberly Metzger, the lead prosecutor, dismissed the apology and said, "this fraternity has not really accepted responsibility for the death of Michael Deng". (more...)
Jeff Sessions reignites the drug war Jeff Sessions reignites the drug war
- January 10, 2018

Attorney", Hiland said. President Donald Trump hasn't nominated a replacement. Cody Hiland, the recently appointed U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, said Sessions' announcement underscores his commitment to entrust prosecutorial discretion to the federal prosecutors locally across the country. (more...)
Huskers knock off Badgers, 63-59 Huskers knock off Badgers, 63-59
- January 10, 2018

Palmer Jr. has averaged 17.6 points and 5.8 rebounds over the last five games for Nebraska. In 28 minutes, starting guard Evan Taylor didn't score until hitting 1 of 2 free throws with 0.9 seconds left in the game. "My teammates here have been great with me, been patient, and I've just been sticking with it". "We need to tighten up", head coach Tim Miles said. (more...)
Aldi and Lidl are Britain's fastest-growing supermarkets
- January 10, 2018

Tesco has been crowned victor of the "golden quarter" after figures revealed it recorded the largest sales growth of the "big four" supermarkets in the run up to Christmas. Indeed, private-label sales at the supermarkets grew at almost three times the rate of the overall grocery market (6 per cent) as "most retailers made a big play on the quality and value of premium private-label this Christmas, which is crucial as shoppers look to economise not compromise". (more...)
FG Working To Roll Out New Minimum Wage This Year - Ngige FG Working To Roll Out New Minimum Wage This Year - Ngige
- January 10, 2018

He said, "We had our inaugural meeting on December 14 and we did a framework for our work". Maine's hourly minimum wage will rise by a full dollar, to $10, Hawaii's by 85 cents, to $10.10, and Colorado's by 90 cents, to $10.20, according to United States media reports. (more...)
Former Google employee sues over white, male discrimination
- January 10, 2018

The lawsuit also alleges that Charles Mendis, an engineering director at Google , engaged in a "Diversity Team Kickoff", in which he froze his team's headcount so that he could reserve positions for "diverse" (non-white, non-Asian) candidates. (more...)

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