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He Thinks Jesus Tells Him to Say Things

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If Keshia had not begged the houseguests to evict her, do you think they would have voted for Omarosa instead? "But he thinks Jesus tells him to say things", she continued. Apparently there's a show called Celebrity Big Brother , and this is what it's like? That would most likely elevate Pence , a former governor of IN and House member who is known for being socially conservative and disciplined. Read More »

Chicago police superintendent addresses media, officer name released

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Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the commander was shot before 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph. "There's a radio laying (sic) next to him". Bauer leaves behind a wife and daughter. "I heard the gunshots go off, about five shots, and then the stairs there to the pedway, I think they have the guy cornered because they lock those doors down there", Janko said. Read More »

Macron: 'France will strike' if proven chemical bombs used in Syria

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Syria has denied using chemical weapons, and insists they disarmed several years ago. Syria signed the worldwide treaty banning chemical weapons and allowed monitors to destroy its poison gas arsenal after an agreement reached in 2013 to avert USA retaliation for what Washington said was a nerve gas attack near Damascus that killed more than 1,000 people. Read More »

Penny wise and pound foolish: Proposed SNAP budget cuts will reduce outcomes

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Food retailers that are authorized to accept SNAP benefits, such as Walmart , Target and Aldi, could lose billions a year if food stamp recipients' spending power is cut in half. The Trump administration released their plan for the 2019 budget. The U.S. Department of Agriculture , which oversees the food assistance program, said the plan would save $129.2 billion over 10 years. Read More »

Two arrested in stabbing death of woman found on rural Livermore road

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The woman was then able to give authorities a name that led them to arrest a woman and man, both 19, at a Modesto , CA, home later Monday. Authorities have not identified the motorist, but Stockton resident Wendy Stroud posted on her Facebook page that she and two others were in the vehicle when they saw the stabbing victim. Read More »

Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

Russian officials said that no Russian forces were involved in the attack, according to the New York Times . We will remind, in result of air strikes of the global coalition led by the USA in Syria has killed more than 100 fighters from Pro-government forces . Read More »

Obama's portrait artist painted black women decapitating white women

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Kehinde lifted them up, and gave them a platform, and said they belonged at the center of American life. Sherald also painted the first lady sitting, and much of our impression of Mrs. Valerie Mercer, curator of African American art at the DIA says she isn't concerned with the facial detail on Sherald's painting because art is about an artist's impression of reality. Read More »

Police urge graft charges against Netanyahu; process may take months

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Netanyahu, prime minister for a total of almost 12 years, addressed the nation as news of the recommendations broke, proclaiming his innocence and making clear he had no intention of resigning. Police said in a statement that Netanyahu had accepted gifts valued at 750,000 shekels ($214,000) from billionaire film producer Arnon Milchan , and in exchange Netanyahu had operated on Milchan's behalf on USA visa matters and helped Milchan with the Israeli media market. Read More »

NYC bomber Ahmed Rahimi sentenced to life in prison

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District Judge Richard M. Berman, who also imposed today's sentence. Judge Berman said Tuesday that Rahimi's defense provided "not an ounce of justification". He was convicted of charges including the use and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, bombing a public place, destroying property by means of fire or explosives, and using a destructive device in furtherance of a crime of violence - namely, the use and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction. Read More »

Second judge blocks Trump from ending DACA

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Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis of the US District Court for the Eastern District of NY issued an injunction barring the Trump administration's plans to end the program on Tuesday. Garaufis said the administration could eventually rescind the DACA program but that the reasons it gave last September for rescinding it were too arbitrary and could not stand. Read More »

US ready to talk with North Korea, Pence says

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Some local reports have said the masks resembled Kim Il-sung, the country's first leader and the grandfather of current leader Kim Jong-un. "Even for a moment, it appears to be a normal state". Moon replied that it was not appropriate for Abe to have raised the issue, which he described as an internal affair. Despite favorable coverage in the South Korean media that largely ignored the horrors inflicted on North Koreans by Kim's regime, many ordinary South Koreans were skeptical of the ... Read More »

Seoul seeks communication, lower military tension ahead of possible North Korea summit

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But rather than presenting herself as a stiff party operative, she has looked engaged and interested during multiple outings in Seoul, Pyeongchang and Gangneung. Experts said it conveyed confidence, superiority and reflected a positive attitude. Sunday's KCNA report cited Moon as saying inter-Korean relations should be mended by the parties concerned "at any cost as indicated by Chairman Kim Jong Un in his New Year Address". Read More »

Couple sells all to sail the world, boat sinks on day 2

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They stayed with family until they found a sailboat flawless for them: a 28-foot 1969 Columbia. "It was everything we could've asked for it to be". Now, it could cost thousands to remove Lagniappe from the channel. Walsh and Broadwell returned to the boat the next day to see if anything was salvageable. Broadwell's mother helped them get an Uber, which took them to a cheap motel. Read More »

Read the White House letter denying release of Democratic memo

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The Democratic memo is believed to elaborate on these points. Asked if Democrats drafted a memo they knew would be blocked, Schiff said "of course not". intelligence collection methods. Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion with Russian Federation. That led to the Democratic push to publish their own 10-page counter-memo, accusing the Republicans of misleading and omitting key facts. Read More »

Shoot female rebels in their vaginas: Philippine President Duterte tells soldiers

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Official transcripts scrubbed the speech of the word "vagina", replacing it with a dash. The president also chastised female soldiers for abandoning their children and families, in order to join the communist movement. "What a waste", he said. Duterte who came into power after vouching to kill all of the country's drug users and peddlers has been doing just that. Duterte regularly denigrates and threatens women, but when challenged, insists it was all just a joke. Read More »

Myanmar minister orders Rohingya to leave no man's land

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The killings of 10 Rohingya men occurred in the village of Inn Din in September past year and the bodies were buried in a mass grave after they were hacked to death or shot and killed by Buddhist neighbours and Myanmar soldiers. A spokesperson for Reuters said at the time: "Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are journalists who perform a crucial role in shedding light on issues of global interest. Read More »

Palestinian state should be established as soon as possible

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He said all Indians are "eternally grateful" to the UAE and the Crown Prince for granting land and permission for Abu Dhabi's first temple. "We consider a multi-lateral mechanism that emerges from an global peace conference as the ideal way to sponsor the negotiations". Read More »

South Africa's ANC executives to decide on President Jacob Zuma's future

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Soon after that‚ talks about an exit plan for the president gained momentum and intensified after the ANC top six met with Zuma on Sunday to ask him to "hand over power" to ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa . "Those who are pushed into a corner will be seen as having tried to block this transition". Yet, sometimes, statements come along and reveal so much about our leaders and their cohorts that they can not be ignored. Read More »

Don't Talk to Kim if Nukes Are Off the Table

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A North Korean art troupe put on a concert in Seoul on Sunday to celebrate the ongoing Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , with President Moon Jae In and the North's high-ranking delegation, including its leader Kim Jong Un's sister, in attendance. Read More »

Duke's Bagley to miss Ga. Tech game with mild knee sprain

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The Blue Devils now rank 36th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.471), while Georgia Tech is 316th in effective field goal percentage (0.475). Georgia Tech is just 11-13 (4-7 in ACC play) this season, with six losses in their last seven games, so it should be a pretty easy mark in the win column for Duke Sunday night even without Bagley on the floor. Read More »

Second White House aide resigns over domestic violence allegations

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Sorensen resignation from his post comes just a few days after staff secretary Rob Porter stepped down amid abuse allegations made against him by his two ex-wives. "As chief of staff Kelly has said himself, as the president has stated, they both plan on being here for the long haul and doing it together", she added. Read More »

Women Dead, Detroit Cop Shot in Barricaded-Gunman Situation

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When officers arrived, someone opened fire. FOX 2 was told the suspect does suffer from a mental illness and told police he would not go down without a fight. Williams said one of the women who was fatally shot was a neighbor, and the second was "just responding because she has a relative or a family member that she was trying to check on". Read More »

About 800 People Protesting in Seoul Against N Korea's Participation in Olympics

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Abe said he had confirmed with Moon the need to maintain strong pressure on North Korea to get it to abandon its nuclear and missile programmes, reiterating Tokyo's stance that "talk for the sake of talk is pointless". But as tensions rose between the North and Washington , the Games triggered a rapid reconciliation between the two Koreas, who are still technically at war. Read More »

3 dead in tour helicopter crash at Grand Canyon

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Three further Britons - named by police as Ellie Milward, 29, Jonathan Udall, 32, and Jennifer Barham, 39 - were airlifted to University Medical Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada, along with pilot Scott Booth, 42. "The ladies were screaming ..." FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer earlier said the aircraft sustained considerable damage in the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating. Read More »

Pakistani Taliban Deputy Leader Killed in Drone Strike

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Tariq says Wali enjoys the backing of Mullah Fazlullah, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban who is believed to be hiding in Afghanistan . Helmand is one of Afghanistan's most violent provinces, and also a major source of opium, the narcotic used to make heroin. Read More »

25 distressed OFWs from Kuwait back home

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Duterte lamented the death of a Filipino woman working as a help in Kuwait whose body was recently found inside a freezer. The Department of Foreign Affairs said there are about 250,000 Filipinos working in Kuwait, mostly working as domestic helpers. Read More »

Drug war won't stop, Duterte tells ICC

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Responding to the news that the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court will open a preliminary examination into the "war on drugs" in the Philippines, James Gomez, Amnesty International's Director of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said, "Today's announcement marks a crucial moment for justice and accountability in the Philippines and offer a glimmer of hope to victims of the shocking atrocities committed in the government's so called "war on drugs". Read More »

Could Olympic Games Bring North and South Korea Together?

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The source said the trip would be "sometime after the Olympic Games", which are due to finish on February 25, and did not comment on the agenda for the visit. That dissonance showed just before their first meeting, when Moon said he wanted Olympic engagement to lead to real negotiations while Pence talked only about the pressure track. Read More »

Turkey not willing to have dialogue with US - Turkish Deputy PM

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The U.S. partner force on the ground, the YPG, is the Syrian extension of the PKK, a group the U.S. designates as a terrorist group. The PKK is listed as a terrorist group by the U.S., EU, and Turkey. Criticizing U.S. ties with the YPG/PKK terror group in Syria he said: "The U.S.is not touching ISIL members in Syria as an excuse to continue working with YPG/PKK terrorist group". Read More »

Iraq's reconstruction will cost $88.2 billion, planning ministry says

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Reconstruction in Iraq requires 88.2 billion USA dollars, said Iraqi Planning Minister Salman Al Jumaili on Monday. Egyptian Presidential Assistant For National and Strategic Projects Ibrahim Mahlab said Egypt's participation in the International Conference on the Reconstruction of Iraq reflects its pioneering role at the Arab, regional and international levels. Read More »

Muslim Cleric Says Women Don't Have To Wear Long Robe-like Dresses

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According to Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Scholars, women should dress modestly but not be compelled to wear the full-body abaya . Last year, however, a woman was interrogated by police - she was released later and not charged - after a brief Snapchat video of her wearing a short skirt and midriff top was seen online. Read More »

Senior Nats senator backs Joyce as leader

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Asked by Bill Shorten if Mr Joyce would serve as Acting PM and whether he retained the Prime Minister's full confidence, Mr Turnbull replied: "Yes to both questions". When asked about Ms Plibersek's comments, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said, "people in glass houses". "Do we want to chip away at him until he's gone?" Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek has called on the coalition to be transparent about her job trajectory after the relationship with Mr Joyce became known within government ... Read More »