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California Couple Jailed for Allegedly Torturing Their Children


The siblings told officers that they were starving , police said . The home's address reportedly finds it's listed as the Sandcastle day school , and David Turpin is listed as the principal. They said they had not spoken to their grandchildren, saying David Turpin or his wife would often call when they were without the children , who are homeschooled. Read More »

Porn star Stormy Daniels describes affair with President Donald Trump


The data was collected after Newsweek requested it from the website , which found that searches for " Stormy Daniels " increased from a daily average of 2,500 to more than 2 million in just five days. I've said that if Ivanka weren't my daughter, perhaps I'd be dating her'. "And I was like, 'Ugh, here we go, '" she said. In Touch issue released this week. Read More »

SC crisis: Second meeting between CJI, four judges


US President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted the US court system as "broken and unfair" after a federal judge blocked his move to end the program protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents, commonly known as "Dreamers". Read More »

North East weather warning remains in place


Thre will be high seas along Atlantic coasts with a risk of coastal flooding. While Storm Fionn may have passed, another belt of snow, rain and wind is set to cross the country Wednesday with Weather Warnings in place. Forecasters are also expecting severe gale force nine winds overnight reaching up to 70mph and potentially causing some damage int he early hours of the morning. Read More »

Trump's interpretation of executive privilege around Russia probe rankling Democrats, Republicans


Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time , to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview on Tuesday, The Associated Press reported . CNN reported Wednesday that Bannon had stuck a deal with the special counsel to submit to an informal interview in place of testifying . That comment appeared in " Fire and Fury ", Michael Wolff's book about the first year of the Trump presidency. Read More »

Padmaavat producers move SC against ban by various states


The bench has posted the matter for further hearing in March. The film stars Deepika Padukone as Padmini, Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji and Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh. "If you go by the arguments against films, I have no hesitation in saying 60 per cent of the classical literature can not be read", said Chief Justice Misra. Read More »

Schumer: Shutdown Blame Will 'Fall on the Republicans' Backs'


President Donald Trump contradicted his own administration on Thursday when he tweeted that funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program should not be included in a short-term plan to fund the government. "What point would it be to bring a bill through here that we won't have signed into law by the president?" Republicans are at least nine votes shy of the 60 needed in the Senate to advance a bill. Read More »

Take the cognitive test that President Trump passed during his physical


Ronny Jackson , said following his physical Friday. Before she sidestepped that one, Ronny Jackson , a Navy rear admiral who is the president's military doctor , fielded questions about everything from Trump's cardiovascular health to his mental capacity to his lack of an exercise routine to his sleep habits to what kinds of food the White House chefs are preparing for him. Read More »

Matthew Snyder, grandson of KSU coach Bill Snyder, passes away


Bill Snyder, 78, announced earlier this month that he will return to Kansas State for a 27th season. The Mercury reported that emergency crews were called to a home on Claflin Avenue for a medical issue. No cause of death was immediately released, but it was not considered to be suspicious. Given the relationship between the entire Snyder family and the Kansas State community, this will touch many people beyond the football program. Read More »

At least 10 deaths from snow, ice and record cold in South

North Carolina troopers, transportation workers and electric utilities have been busy responding to a winter storm that dropped more snow than anticipated in some parts of the state. More than 360 outgoing flights at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport were canceled or delayed on Wednesday, according to, and another 60-plus were canceled or delayed at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Read More »

WADA Informant to Testify Next Week at Banned Russian Athletes' Hearing


The group, speaking following a meeting in Bonn, includes delegates from four continents, including United States, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland and Australia. Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov , the source of revelations about state-sponsored doping in Russia, is expected to testify next week at a Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing involving the appeals of 39 Russians banned for doping. Read More »

Amsterdam airport cancels all flights due to severe storms

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond on Thursday, snapping air and train links and leaving three people dead, all killed by falling trees. An uprooted tree lays on the rails in Muenster, northwestern Germany. The Met Office said strong winds had begun to ease on Thursday morning. The Netherlands has been hit by a fierce storm for most of today as Storm Fionn also tore its way across Britain. Read More »

Pope renews call for Jerusalem status quo, urges Israel-Palestine talks

Mark Tawadros II and Arab Parliament Chief Meshaal bin Fahm al-Salmi. Pope Francis repeated the Vatican's long-standing position calling for renewed peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians to find a negotiated agreement that would guarantee both could live in peace within internationally recognized borders "with full respect for the particular nature of Jerusalem, whose significance goes beyond any consideration of territorial questions". Read More »

Farm bill on top of US Congress' 'to-do' list


Trump's last foray into congressional politics did not go well. "It's a bit naïve for Democrats to think when they control no branches of government ... "We are working hard, and in a bipartisan way, to make that happen". Schumer has insisted that a measure to legalize DACA has to be added to a must-pass bill or it won't come up for consideration in the House. Read More »

Police in GA detail capture of Enfield fugitive


Jerry Mercado was detained at a gas station in the Atlanta suburb of Canton, Georgia, on Wednesday afternoon after the U.S. Marshals Service acted on a tip they got, officials said. Canton police said they were able to figure out that Mercado stayed at a church the night before. Connecticut State Police informed the agency Mercado made a phone call earlier Wednesday morning from the Chevron gas station located at 370 Marietta Road, Cordry said. Read More »

Bannon lawyer was on telephone with White Home throughout Home grilling


The White House replied and told Bannon's lawyer which questions he should and shouldn't respond to . Former Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon Tuesday refused to answer questions from a congressional committee probing the president's campaign links to Russian Federation, saying he was under orders from the White House not to. Read More »

Boy killed as UP Police, criminals exchange fire


The boy is identified as Madhav Bhardwaj. Police in Uttar Pradesh and other Indian states have been accused of faking "encounters" with suspects to carry out extrajudicial killings. The boy was admitted to hospital but he died. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Swapnil Mamgai said the matter is being probed. Rights groups have however accused him of abusing his power after he reportedly said at a rally that criminals would "either be sent to jail or killed in police encounters". Read More »

NIA files chargesheet against Kashmiri separatists and Hafeez Saeed


Earlier in an FIR, NIA named Saeed as an accused, besides organisations such as the Hurriyat Conference (factions led by Geelani and Mirwaiz Farooq), Hizbul Mujahideen and Dukhtaran-e-Milat. "The threadbare scrutiny and analysis of the around 950 documents and digital devices seized during searches, the NIA said, established that accused were instrumental in "carrying out terrorist attacks and orchestrating violence, stone-pelting and other subversive and secessionist activities". Read More »

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russian Federation probe showdown


His insider role during the Trump election campaign and in the White House could provide crucial details to the committee, which is seeking to understand the extent of contact between Trump and his advisors and Russian Federation, which is accused of interfering with the 2016 election. Read More »

Carillion bosses will not get their six-figure bonuses after all


Carillion is also contracted to provide services, such as catering and cleaning, at Lawnswood High School, Roundhay High School, Oakwood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy, Five Lanes Primary School, Asquith Primary School and Spring Bank Primary School under the Leeds 7 Schools PFI deal done back in 2001. Read More »

OH ranks fourth in the country for human trafficking cases


Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the stickers will be a visible tool for the campaign because of the large number of trucks traveling around the state. States joining Demand An End include Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico and SC, as well as the District of Columbia. Read More »

Parents Accused of Shackling, Torturing Their 13 Children


Deputies thought they found 12 children in the home , but were "shocked to discover that seven of them were actually adults, ranging in age from 18 to 29". The police in a statement did not detail the parents' motive for holding the children hostage, and a police spokesman said he had no further details. Read More »

Sheriff's deputy fatally shoots 16-year-old in OH courtroom


Speaking to ABC , Haynes's grandmother, Geraldine, said that the fight broke out when the teen's mother was ordered out of the courtroom and the deputy didn't give her enough time to gather her things. He died a half hour later at the hospital. "The guy slung around and slung Joey to the ground". "It sounds like the deputy had no choice", Ferrell said. Read More »

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Let's end this "s-show" on immigration


The lengthy questioning about Trump's use of the term at one point caused Graham to remark, "This has turned into an s-show". The U.S. president on Friday denied using such derogatory language. He referred to Trump's remarks as "vile, hate-filled and clearly racial in their content". Trump campaigned for president in 2016 promising a hard line on immigration, including deporting all of the roughly 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country and a "total and complete ... Read More »

Pope Francis performs first ever airborne papal wedding


The pope's homily at the mass for tens of thousands of pilgrims expected at Lobitos Beach, near the northern city of Iquique, will focus on immigration. Below, their marriage certificate drawn up by cardinals who accompanied the Pope on his flight. Later, the pope met privately with a small group of people sexually abused by priests after he publicly asked for forgiveness. Read More »

Top US Senate Republican says lawmakers eyeing short-term spending bill


Lawmakers face mounting pressure to find a permanent legislative fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - the Obama-era initiative that extended temporary legal status to foreign nationals who illegally entered the country as minors - with Democrats threatening to withhold their votes on a spending bill needed to keep the government funded past January 19. Read More »

Paul Ryan suggests Democrats would be blamed if the government shuts down


But some House GOP defense hawks could vote no because they want lawmakers to approve long-term spending for the Pentagon. Trump has dismissed the Durbin-Graham deal, but it has a growing number of Republican backers. We should all be kicked out if that happens". Inside the Democrats' meeting, a handful of senators stood to say they would vote against a continuing resolution and another one or two said they were unsure, but none said they would vote for it, Senate Minority ... Read More »

House GOP appears to have deal to avoid shutdown


It was during Oval Office negotiations over a potential DACA replacement last week that, in the course of dismissing one deal negotiated by Senate Democrats and Republicans, Trump used a vulgar word to describe African countries and wondered why the US doesn't get more immigrants from places like Norway. Read More »

United States marshal dies, officer wounded in Harrisburg, report says


The District Attorney's office confirms that multiple officers have been injured and they are investigating the incident. Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter said law enforcement were serving a search warrant between 6-7 a.m. Neighbors reported hearing dozens of shots fired Thursday morning. The officers were transported to a hospital but the number of officers injured and the nature and severity of their injuries weren't immediately known. Read More »

Trump hoping to keep Pennsylvania seat in Republican hands

House Republicans appeared to grudgingly accept the prospect of a fourth short-term spending bill to keep the government open past Friday, raising doubts about Democrats' ability to protect those brought illegally to the United States as children before the end of the week. Read More »

Police nab 2 men in Times Square hit-and-run of officer


Police said the men have criminal histories, and that Lopez drove the same vehicle onto an Upper Manhattan sidewalk last Friday around 2 a.m. It wasn't clear if the two had lawyers who could comment. The man who filmed the now-viral video of the incident blamed the officer for the whole thing on Monday - and actually defended the reckless driver . Read More »