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Trains suspended due to huge fire at Nottingham station

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Videos and pictures show a significant blaze in the main concourse of the building when the fire began and smoke billowing from the roof. Transport in the area will be severely disrupted, with no services going to or from the station. A "fully developed fire" at Nottingham station has spread to the roof. The station was evacuated and no casualties were reported, a spokeswoman for East Midlands ambulance service said. Read More »

Police ID Charlotte woman killed; suspect dies in shootout

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Police said the woman and Bennett had a child together, and police believed the suspect had taken the child, The child was later found unharmed. Officers responded to a shots-fired call Thursday afternoon on Carlyle Drive. A second child was in the home but was not hurt, police said. A neighbor near the scene said he heard about five gunshots, then saw police cars racing toward the scene. Read More »

Kiran Naz takes daughter on air to protest Zainab Ansari's rape, murder

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The victim's father Ameen Ansari claimed that the police did not cooperate with the family members who registered the complaint. Her parents, who were away on a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia at the time, returned on Wednesday, landing at the Islamabad airport to find their daughter raped , dead and dumped in a garbage bin. Read More »

Quinnipiac Poll: US Voters Favor Marijuana Legalization

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Another study published this week by New Frontier Data projected that if marijuana was legalized nationally by Congress, sales would produce a combined $132 billion in federal tax revenue and create more than 700,000 jobs over the ensuing decade. Read More »

Ecuador Officially Adopts Large Adult Son Julian Assange

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Ecuador, under then president Rafael Correa, granted Assange political asylum at its embassy in August 2012, after the activist argued he was the target of political persecution. On Wednesday, Assange hinted that something was afoot when he tweeted a picture of himself wearing a yellow Ecuadorean soccer jersey. "There are well-founded fears we have about possible risks to his life and integrity, not necessarily by the United Kingdom but by third party states", Espinosa said. Read More »

German coalition talks enter crunch stage amid ongoing setbacks

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While 20 percent cited Merkel's deliberative leadership style as an asset, 23 percent said her tendency to "sit things out" is her key weakness, according to the January 4-8 poll of 1,021 voters. The SPD had dreams of becoming the largest party in Germany after the last round of elections , but performed poorly as voters were critical of the center-left party's coalition with Merkel's center-right alliance. Read More »

Dolly Everett's family deliver heartbreaking call to action after her funeral

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One in seven Australian children are often subjected to cyber bullying, according to the National Centre Against Bullying, and youth suicide rate in the Northern Territory, where Dolly was from, is among the highest in Australia. "Please come to our service and witness the complete devastation you have created", Mr Everett wrote. Mr Everett had earlier shared his grief on Facebook and called for more action bullying so that his daughter's life "would not be wasted". Read More »

Donald Trump Threatens To Withhold Funding To Palestinians

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Abu Rudineh also said that Palestine was not against returning to negotiations with Israel , but said 'the real peace and negotiations should be based on Arab and worldwide legitimacy and the Arab Peace Initiative leading to the establishment of the independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital'. Read More »

Dalit organisations protest over Bhima Koregaon violence

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A BJP minister has said that there was no question of arresting Bhide since he was not directly involved in the Bhima-Koregaon episode. Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar on Thursday claimed that chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured that the proposed commission of inquiry looking into the Koregaon Bhima clash will be given powers to award sentences to the culprits. Read More »

Maharashtra simmers as protests turn violent

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Calling for restraint, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said a judicial inquiry had been ordered into the violence . Members of these Hindutva organisations have reportedly been the forerunners of the recent violence against Dalits in the state. Read More »

Trump says will be 'flexible' on NAFTA ahead of Mexico's election

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It's not the first time that Canada has gone to an global trade body to complain about unfair American actions, but the timing of this one is significant. Still, she said it was "absolutely possible to have a positive outcome" in Montreal if all three sides showed good will. "When it comes to the more unconventional USA proposals, we have been doing some creative thinking, we have been talking with Canadian stakeholders, and we have some new ideas that we look forward to talking with our USA ... Read More »

European Union states urged to dig deep for bloc's budget, fill United Kingdom gap

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The UK's preferred model for a post-Brexit deal is what Mr Davis has described as Canada plus, plus, plus - a reference to Canada's low-tariff free trade deal with the European Union but with services included as well as goods. EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger expects from the EU-27 member states to contribute at least € 16 billion more to the forthcoming EU budget. Read More »

Trump cancels visit to Britain amid fears of mass protests

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Rex Tillerson , the secretary of state, will represent the USA at the embassy opening. Though Trump was expected to come through next month to open the new USA embassy, but government sources have reportedly revealed that it'll actually be Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doing the honours. Read More »

Swiss brace for protests over Trump's Davos visit

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Trump spoke with Macron by phone Thursday. During today's White House press briefing, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was pressed on this matter. Trump also said there needs to be a focus on the Iranian government's aggressive behavior in the Middle East. Read More »

Panel backs university's handling of misconduct complaints

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On the same day, an independent investigation largely vindicated the university's handling of sexual-harassment allegations against a star professor, cognitive scientist Florian Jaeger. The report says that between 2007 and 2011, Jaeger "was flirtatious with other students", and "blurred appropriate faculty-student boundaries". "Some former female graduate students have had to endure behaviours and inappropriate remarks they should not have had to endure", White said. Read More »

After wildfires, California is facing heavy rains and mudslides

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The heavy rains that spawned mudslides in Southern California on Tuesday that left at least 15 people dead left a path of destruction in a wealthy enclave home to celebrities as Oprah Winfrey , Rob Lowe and Ellen DeGeneres . Winfrey posted videos on Instagram showing her wading through almost knee-deep mud on her property and later inspecting the damage. Last month's spate of wildfires, including the largest in California history, not only burned away grass and shrubs that held ... Read More »

European Union urges U.S. not to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

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Trump was apparently compelled by his national security team to sign off on that certification when he faced the first two deadlines as president. Suzanne Maloney of the Brookings Institution argues that "as a response to the current volatility in Iran, bringing down the deal would be precisely the wrong step from Washington". Read More »

Rain, wintry mix, possible snow and very cold temperatures in North Alabama

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Sleet or freezing rain possible very late. The National Weather Service says the flood watch is effective from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. For Jan. 15, a record high of 73 degrees was set previous year and the record low of 20 degrees was set in 1988. Any lingering sleet or freezing rain Friday morning will become all snow, with a couple of inches of accumulation expected, mainly south of Interstate 69. Read More »

Baltimore bystander catches hospital staff dumping patient on the street

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The man who posted the video said it was just 30 degrees out, and challenged hospital staff. Overnight, Imamu Baraka was walking past a Baltimore hospital when he noticed something he says he'll never forget. "This unfortunate event is not representative of our patient-centered mission". " 'UMMC will be known for providing high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine ... Read More »

Sutherland Springs Victim Ryland Ward Goes Home

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It was deemed the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Stockdale Fire Chief Edwin Baker said Duncan was the first responder who rescued Ryland from the church following the shooting November 5. The "fighting spirit" turned 6 while he was in the hospital. According to University Hospital, Ryland was the facility's final patient from the Sutherland Springs shooting . Read More »

Paris police recover some jewels from $6m Ritz heist

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The three arrested men, all around 30 years old, are from the Seine-Saint-Denis area north of Paris , and are "well known to the police for armed robbery, violence and receiving stolen goods", a source close to the inquiry said. It was at the Ritz that Diana, Princess of Wales, spent her last night in 1997 before the vehicle crash that killed her and her lover Dodi Fayed, son of the hotel's owner Mohammed al-Fayed. Read More »

Missouri Governor acknowledges affair, denies blackmail

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Louis home. Some Missouri news outlets initially refrained from publishing stories about the ex-husband's claims because the woman declined to be interviewed or provide an on-the-record comment. I suppose it's a break from the typical routine to see a Jewish conservative family man in trouble for an extra-marital affair as opposed to a Christian one, but a hypocrite is a hypocrite, and we shouldn't forget that the real victim in this story is the one whose name we don't know. Read More »

United States advises its citizens to reconsider travel to Pakistan

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Pakistan-US ties hit rock bottom after a new year by President Donald Trump that accused Pakistan of "lying and deceit" and providing safe havens to terrorists despite taking over US $33 billion in aid. Responding to a query, he said that Pakistan desired to resolve all outstanding disputes with India including Jammu and Kashmir, Siachen and Sir Creek through dialogue. Read More »

How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

The Company operates through geographical assets with proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum, and traded copper producer. It has underperformed by 14.18% the S&P500. The company's ATR (Average True Range) is 0.8. FCX has a beta of 2.61 and RSI is 78.22. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. Read More »

Sweden warns against cutting U.S. aid to Palestinian refugee agency

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Threatening to cut aid for political purposes to millions of civilians who need it is what we've come to expect of undemocratic regimes, not the world's biggest humanitarian donor. "This absurd situation must be ended", Netanyahu said. Moscow attaches particular importance to the UNRWA's role and highly praises the agency's contribution to alleviating the suffering of Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. Read More »

It was not Turks who attacked Russia's bases: Putin

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However, assembling such a drone requires " a large amount of time and specific expertise ", including special training, scientific knowledge and practical experience of building similar devices, Novikov said, adding that the drones had likely undergone flight trials. Read More »

JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) Consensus EPS Forecasts

The SI to Hecla Mining Company's float is 2.71%. The NASDAQ-listed company saw a recent bid of $21.59 on volume of 5.91 million shares. Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) has risen 41.69% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. 5,120 shares were sold by PETERSON JOEL CLINTON , worth $112,629 on Tuesday, August 1. Shares for $131,867 were sold by HNAT JAMES G. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. Read More »

U.S. deploys B-2 Spirit stealth bombers, 200 airmen to Guam

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Andersen Air Force Base, from which heavy bombers would be dispatched and logistics support could be centered, would play a key role in the event of conflict erupting on the Korean Peninsula. But the US Air Force is scheduled to conduct drills in the Asia-Pacific during their deployment. Trump agreed in October to a South Korean request to send more "strategic assets" to the region - a move that the Pentagon left murky, but typically includes the deployment of bombers. Read More »

White House not denying Trump slurred 's***hole' African nations

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According to those outlets, Trump used the phrase to deride Haiti and the continent of Africa and suggested the United States favor people from nations such as Norway in its immigration policy. The lawmakers say they're seeking enough support to push the deal through Congress. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday afternoon: "There has not been a deal reached yet". Read More »

Korea fears war with US

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US President Donald Trump repeatedly said the US could use a " military option " in dealing with the crisis and even threatened to "totally destroy North Korea " during the annual General Debate of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. Read More »

Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa

President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out in a Thursday meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform, demanding to know why the U.S. should accept citizens from what he called "s***hole" countries. He said Trump wants to welcome immigrants who "contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation", and will always reject "temporary, weak and risky stopgap measures" that he said "threaten the lives of hardworking Americans" and undercut other immigrants. Read More »

32BJ, others rip Trump for ending TPS for El Salvadorans

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Almost every Saturday since early last year, 10-year-old Gabriela Martinez of Leominster has attended meetings about TPS with her parents. Some Salvadorans, whose children were USA -born and who have established a whole new life for themselves, say returning to their crime-ravaged homeland is not an option. Read More »