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Rock dropped from overpass leads to murder charges for teens

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Kenneth Andrew White, 32, was in the passenger seat of a van on when the large rock went through the windshield and hit him, WXYZ reported. The other teens charged, who all attend Clio High School, include 16-year-old Mark Sekelsky, 15-year-old Trevor Gray, 16-year-old Mikayden Payne, and 15-year-old Alexander Miller. Read More »

USA backed forces seize largest ISIS oil field

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The surprise assault was meant to leave the militant group no time to sabotage the oil field's infrastructure, as it typically does when retreating from important areas, Dillon said. The statement also noted that the SDF fighters were now fighting Isis militants holed up in a housing complex adjacent to the oilfield. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented the killings of at least 128 people in Qaryatayn, including at least 12 killed by government forces on suspicion ... Read More »

Singapore Airlines signs $13.8 bln deal with Boeing

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SIA originally committed to deal for the new widebodies in February. "The relationship now is at its highest point and it will continue", Mr Trump said after the signing of the deal. The GE Aviation contract is valued at more than $1.7 billion. SIA is also due to take delivery of the world's first 787-10 in the first half of 2018, from a 2013 order with Boeing for 30 aircraft. Read More »

Iraqi PM slams U.S. call for Iranian militias to quit Iraq

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Abadi told Tillerson that the PMF "is an official institution among state bodies", which includes "Iraqi fighters who fought terrorism and defended their country". - The U.S will assist the Iraqi council in setting up reforms for Iraq's military forces and also help attract foreign investment. Tillerson and Abadi, in Baghdad, discussed "government measures taken to restore the authority of the federal government in Kirkuk", Abadi's spokesman Haydar Hamada said. Read More »

LaGrange native named Director of Athletics at University of Virginia

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The post Georgia deputy AD Carla Williams set to take over at Virginia appeared first on SEC Country . Williams now serves as Georgia's deputy athletic director and follows in the footsteps of Craig Littlepage, who became the first African-American athletic director in ACC history when he was hired in 2001. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump visits MI school to promote "Week of Inclusion"

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Trump is independent and acts independently from her husband", Melania Trump spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham explained to CNN . Mrs. Trump and Secretary DeVos listened to lessons about respecting others, kindness and inclusion. Donald Trump's detractors may label him one of the world's most powerful bullies, but that did not discourage America's first lady from championing the fight against bullying at a Detroit area school yesterday. Read More »

UK Manufacturing Investment Slows, Outlook Balanced

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Another survey by the Confederation of British Industry showed a dip in business confidence, and said concern over hiring unskilled labour was at its highest since 2004. The Guardian newspaper, which saw a copy of the draft letter, reported that the groups warned that UK-based companies will push ahead with contingency plans in early 2018 if no deal is in place by then. Read More »

South Korea takes control of THAAD missile defense system

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The defense ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), meeting in the northern Philippine city of Clark ahead of talks with Mattis, issued a strong statement against North Korea on Monday. They also recognized the need to heighten their military posture by continuing to hold trilateral, ballistic missile warning and anti-submarine warfare drills in light of the regime's growing threat. Read More »

Tornado warning issued for Danville until 7:45 pm

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The National Weather Service won't be able to confirm tornado activity until survey teams are dispatched on Tuesday and more data is reviewed. A Tornado Watch (in red) has been issued for all of the CSRA on Monday. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. During the tornado warnings , NWS was fairly confident based on debris signatures that there was a tornado on the ground. Read More »

Pentagon Leader Answers Questions about US Soldier Ambush in Niger

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But he downplayed the sinister insinuation. "I don't have any indication right now to believe or to know that they did anything other than operate within the orders they were given", he said . He said the mission was originally set based on an assessment that they were "unlikely" to come into conflict with any local forces. That commitment to providing more information to the families of fallen soldiers - and the American people - comes as lawmakers continue to raise questions over ... Read More »

Gujarat polls: GST is Gabbar Singh tax, says Rahul Gandhi

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When Alpesh Thakor, who urged the crowds from the state to stay silent and hear Congress Vice President's speech, Rahul Gandhi said: "The youth can not remain silent as there's widespread unease across India". If the Congress comes to power in Gujarat, it will form a government for everyone, assures Rahul Gandhi. "But it remains to be seen if the support gets translated into votes", said veteran journalist Hari Desai. Read More »

State Department Revokes Visa Of Putin Opponent

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The State Department released a statement saying that many British citizens travel on the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, which is administered by the Department of Homeland Security . Magnitsky died in a Russian prison in 2009 after being beaten and denied medical care, earning Moscow widespread condemnation from global human rights organizations. Read More »

Russian Federation slams U.S. for 'Dresden-like' bombings on Raqqa

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Russia's Defense Ministry, obviously unhappy with the Western-affiliated Syrian rebels making such strides, recently compared the coalition's bombardment of Raqqa to the 1945 firebombing of Dresden. The US is overplaying the strategic significance of the fall of Raqqa, it charged. "In comparison, Deir Az Zor city, with its vast suburbs along the Euphrates, used to have a population of more than 500,000 before the war". Read More »

Pres. Trump awards Medal of Honor to retired Army medic, Alabaman

The White House says the 70-year-old Rose was serving as a medic with the 5th Special Forces Group in September 1970 when he risked his life numerous times to help others during combat. "To Mike, and all of the service members who fought in the battle, you've earned the eternal gratitude of the entire American nation", Trump said. "Basically the unit did not exist", Rose recalled Friday. Read More »

New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet

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He has accepted that position while also accepting the job of foreign minister, Radio New Zealand said on Tuesday. Incoming leader Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will still seek membership in the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership even as she strives to honor her election campaign pledge to clamp down on foreign property speculators. Read More »

Foo Fighters to rock Blossom Music Center on 2018 world tour

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And tickets are going fast. On Saturday, the Foo Fighters postponed a concert in Kentucky, hours before the band was expected to take the stage. Over the band's two decades of existence, it has won four Grammys for best rock album and produced a number of hits including "Everlong", "The Pretender" and "Best Of You". Read More »

Halliburton Company (HAL) Stake Decreased by Viking Fund Management LLC

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As of the end of the quarter Gateway Investment Advisers LLC had acquired 2,694 shares growing its position 0.3%. The volume of HAL witnessed a shift from 10.46 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 8.47 million shares. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, twenty-six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Read More »

Sessions says feds will go Al Capone on MS-13

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Mr Trump claimed earlier this year that his administration had deported about half of all MS-13 gang members in the USA, but that claim appears to be misleading. The notorious gangster was arrested and sentenced to 11 years in prison on tax evasion. "Just last month", Sessions said, "the Department of Justice, along with our partners in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras - most of this happening in Central America - announced criminal charges against more than 3800 gang members operating ... Read More »

Ex-FBI Director Comey Vows to 'Tweet in Useful Ways'

Speculation had been rife for months that Comey was behind the account named after 20th century American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr . The author of the post promised to "try to tweet in useful ways". Comey has since changed his handled to '@ FormerBu '. Some had jokingly speculated that Comey's tweet and others from Iowa signal he was considering running for president in 2020, The Hill noted . Read More »

Joshua Expects Takam To Complete 12 Rounds

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If Anthony Joshua got his way, he'd be fighting a different man this weekend. The reduced prestige involved in taking on journeyman Takam in his first fight since an epochal 11th-round knockout of Wladimir Klitschko has clearly irked Joshua , who was said to be "p****d off" about Pulev's withdrawal. Read More »

Woman Raped In Broad Daylight Near Busy Vizag Road. No One Helped

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An auto-rickshaw driver recorded the incident and immediately submitted it to the police, which resulted in the accused's arrest. The incident took place between Railway New Colony and Railway Station. Suresh added that some of passersby were more interested in capturing the incident on their mobile phones. Even the auto driver did not stop the rape. Read More »

Appeals Court Sets Terms for Abortion for Teen Immigrant

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Doe was still in the first trimester of her pregnancy at the time. "As of today, J.D. has already been forced by the government to continue an unwanted pregnancy for nearly four weeks, and now, as a result of this order , must continue to carry that pregnancy for multiple more weeks", Millett said in her dissent . Read More »

Authorities try to identify boy found dead on Texas beach

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Someone spotted the body in the surf about 5:30 p.m., police said. This article is a press release from the Galveston Police Department . The Galveston Police Department, along with surrounding local and federal agencies, searched their databases for any reported missing persons that would match this description but found none. Read More »

EC has authorised PM to announce date of Gujarat polls: Chidambaram

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The Congress has approached the Supreme Court against the Election Commission (EC) for the latter not announcing the dates for Assembly elections in Gujarat. The plea said they had made representations to the EC in raising these issues but no decision was taken by it. Political commentators feel that the EC could announce the dates to the Gujarat elections in the next few days. Read More »

UN, AU call for peaceful election in Kenya

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Speaking to the press after meeting Chebukati, Odinga said the recent resignation of Commissioner Roselyn Akombe was a confirmation of the alliance's fears that the poll agency was not ready to conduct credible elections. But traders said foreigners were pulling their funds out ahead of the repeat poll while some clients were buying their dollar requirements in advance, piling pressure on the shilling. Read More »

Mueller investigating Tony Podesta and Podesta Group

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The lobbying firm is headed by Tony Podesta, brother of Hillary Clinton's former campaign manager, John Podesta. Mueller is tasked with investigating alleged Moscow interference in the election in favor of Trump, though one of his lines of inquiry has centered on President Trump's one-time campaign chair Paul Manafort and his work in Russia's neighbor Ukraine. Read More »

Kelly on O'Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

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According to the Times , top executives of 21st Century Fox, including Rupert Murdoch and his two sons, Lachlan and James, decided in January to retain O'Reilly despite being made aware of the fresh complaints, the Times reported. By 8:00 p.m., O'Reilly had apparently been dealt with. Media about media about media: The New York Daily News cites CNN, which cites the Times . Read More »

'Upset and Hurt': Fallen Soldier's Widow on Trump's Condolence Call

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When I pressed Ms Wilson on whether she was sticking by her account that she heard Trump say, "he knew what he was signing up for", she said: "Yes". You know, John Kelly is nearly - I guess you could say he was a puppet of the president and what he was trying to do was divert the attention away from the president on to me, and he basically just lied on me. Read More »

MA boy, 7, mauled by pit bulls, cops say

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Authorities received a call about the attack at around 6pm and arrived on scene to discover the deceased child, the release states. "It's my baby!' and I come to find out that it was my daughter's friend's son", neighbor Annmarie Dizazzo told WFXT. Read More »

SC asks Govt to consider regulating playing of national anthem

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Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, said India was a diverse country and the national anthem needed to be played in cinema halls to bring in a feeling of uniformity. The bench responded: "Not singing national anthem in movie halls was not a sign of being anti-national". "People go to cinema halls for undiluted entertainment". Read More »

Gold Star Widow: Trump Call 'Made Me Cry Even Worse'

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Republicans nix idea of pairing repeal with tax reform Fla. lawmaker warned officials before retirement home tragedy Florida Dem: "Abomination" that seniors were left at nursing home where 8 died MORE (D-Fla.), who was in the auto when the call came and publicly that Trump told Johnson her husband "knew what he signed up for". Read More »

Russian Federation: radio journalist stabbed in neck at her Moscow office

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An Israeli citizen who identified himself as Boris Grits confessed to stabbing Tatiana Felgenhauer in the neck at the radio station's Moscow office earlier in the day. Ekho journalists have been attacked before, and liberal journalists are frequently equated with traitors in Russian Federation. Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of the Novaya Gazeta newspaper, says the failure of Russian authorities to respond to the recurrent attacks and threats against independent journalists, activists and ... Read More »

China refuses to condemn Myanmar in treatment of Rohingya Muslims

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Swaraj said India is "deeply concerned at the spate of violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar". Rania said in a statement Monday. Filippo Grandi, U.N. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj conveyed her message on Sunday during a meeting with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who ordered border guards and her administration to allow the Rohingya to cross the border and shelter in makeshift camps in the coastal district of Cox's Bazar. Read More »