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Erica Parsons' adoptive parents charged in her death

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The relative told investigators she hadn't seen Parsons since November 2011. In 2016, Sandy Parsons led investigators to Erica's grave in SC. Both Casey and Sandy Parsons are already behind bars serving sentences for federal fraud. "We're very proud to be where we are today", Auten said. It also revealed that she was malnourished and had been abused over a period of time, information that corroborated her adoptive father's confession that he beat her with a belt, bent her fingers ... Read More »

ValuEngine Downgrades Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) to Hold

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Spc Financial Inc sold 18,166 shares as Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO)'s stock declined 7.50%. The Spc Financial Inc holds 56,883 shares with $1.91M value, down from 75,049 last quarter. Global Endowment Management Lp owns 140,300 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:CSCO). The Virginia-based Lowe Brockenbrough has invested 1.79% in Cisco Systems, Inc. Read More »

Trump to host school shooting victims for listening session

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When pressed, Sanders said that president was making a point that the Federal Bureau of Investigation should not be focused "on something that is clearly a hoax", referencing the probe into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. Read More »

Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget; Opposition walks out

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The Vijay Rupani-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government's first budget since re-election past year seeks to address farm distress and youth unemployment, making special provisions in these areas. A provision of Rs780 crore has been made to provide opportunities of employment and vocations to youths, Nitin Patel announced in the budget. - Government announces a provision of Rs 592 cr has been announced for metro train project in Ahmedabad . Read More »

Union Cabinet approves setting up of tribunal to resolve Mahanadi dispute

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Sambalpur: Today the union cabinet approved construction of the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal under the Inter-State River Water Disputes (ISRWD) Act of 1956, as per a release by the Press Information Bureau of Govt. In mid-2016, the BJD had said in Parliament that damming of Mahanadi in the upper riparian state of Chhattisgarh would choke water supply to Odisha. Read More »

SC assurance on Loya case

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We are not taking any note of the BCI notice. A bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra assured senior advocate Dushyant Dave , who alleged that pressure was being exerted on some lawyers not to appear in the case, that it would "accord highest amount of seriousness" in hearing the case. Read More »

Montgomery County teenager allegedly set her dad up to be carjacked

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Susan Mize , 17, put the plot in motion by asking 20-year-old Preston Barry to give her and some friends a ride, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. Once inside, the victim told his parents what happened and the teens left in his vehicle, officials said. WATCH: Teen arrested after alleged armed robbery of friendInvestigators said the teens ordered Barry to be tied up with Susan's shoelaces before taking his wallet. Read More »

Didier Drogba's 17-Year-Old Son, Isaac, Signs With French Side Guingamp

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The teenager follows in his father's footsteps as Drogba made 50 appearances at Guingamp before moving to Marseilles and later Chelsea. And a beaming Didier Drogba, who plays for MLS side Phoenix Rising at 39 years old, could not hide his delight as he posted a photo of his son with his new shirt on Instagram . Read More »

One child sex offence recorded every 8 minutes

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More than 2,400 child sex offences were recorded by the force in 2016/17. Across the United Kingdom, police forces recorded a 15% rise after figures were obtained through Freedom of Information requests. "However, the pace of reporting is increasing and we expect that this trend will be found in other forces too". Research from NSPCC Scotland in November past year revealed that despite a rise in child sex abuse cases, there is no uniform response to tackling the consequences of abuse ... Read More »

Hungary PM: 'Christianity is Europe's last hope'

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He conjured the image of a Western Europe overtaken by Muslims, saying "born Germans are being forced back from most large German cities, as migrants always occupy big cities first". Main challenger radical opposition party Jobbik said Orban spoke only about his own eight years and not Hungary's , as the country's last years according to the party have led to the "impoverishment" of every third Hungarian and underlined that the country's hospitals became "devastated". Read More »

Olympics: Abramenko wins aerials gold, Ukraine's first in Pyeongchang

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He becomes the first Ukrainian man to win any medal in the Winter Olympics. Jia's score came up less than half a point short of gold, 128.05. The 23rd Winter Olympic Games are held in Pyeongchang from February 9 to February 25. Jia Zongyang claimed second place with 128.05 points. "It's really unbelievable", Abramenko said. The Belarusian gold medallist from Sochi, Anton Kusnir, failed to progress from qualification, while Australia's David Morris, the silver medallist from four years ... Read More »

Singapore GST hike 'sometime' between 2021 and 2025

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The GST increase he said, will be done in a "fair and progressive manner, and we will help households to cope with this change, especially poorer households". The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) said the B2B imported services would be taxed based on a reverse-charge mechanism, which required the local business clients to account for GST to IRAS on the services it imported. Read More »

US Navy Pledges to Continue Patrols in The South China Sea

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U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has outlined a security strategy that emphasized countering China's rise and reinforcing the U.S. presence in the Indo-Pacific region, where Beijing and Washington have accused each other of stoking a unsafe military buildup and fought for wider influence. Read More »

Florida Gov Demands FBI Director Wray Resign Over Inaction On Shooter Tip

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According to NPR , Cruz was a former student who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons. The informant was not identified in the FBI's statement. "We're going to have that", said Scott. An apology will never bring these 17 Floridians back to life or comfort families who are in pain. They all believe that we need to do a better job of receiving these signs and acting on them and following up on them better. Read More »

Missouri third-graders sell raffle tickets for AR-15 'killing machine'

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A football team from Michigan's South Lyon High School recently cancelled their gun raffle also featuring an AR-15, according the Detroit Free Press . However, in the case of Neosho, Missouri , the raffle item is something extremely sinister - an AR-15. He killed 17 people using an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, according to the arrest report from the Broward County Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Ending Coal India's monopoly, government opens coal mining to private sector firms

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India will auction coal blocks to private companies, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday, a move that would end restrictions on the sale and use of the fuel after more than four decades and end Coal India's near-monopoly status. "This is a game changer across multiple sectors". The move will also lead to greater energy security as 70 per cent of India's electricity is generated from thermal power plants. Read More »

Holder Rench Wealth Management INC Raised Bank Amer Corp (BAC) Holding

Knightsbridge Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $328.89B market cap company. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.50%. It dropped, as 68 investors sold BAC shares while 569 reduced holdings. Read More »

Devin McCourty: We knew Malcolm Butler wouldn't play

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Eric Rowe , who started in Butler's place, said he only learned of the news just before kickoff, which is unlike Belichick to make that big of a decision that close to game time. They took 40 questions pertaining to Butler's benching after the game, but offered few responses that satisfied frustrated fans. Butler was also reported to have been battling an illness during the week. Read More »

Egypt court enlists 16 as terrorists including ex-presidential candidate

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On January 28, five political figures released a joint statement calling for Egyptians to boycott the process because the elections will not be fair. What exactly did Aboul Fotouh say before his arrest? . The terror list that now includes Aboul Fotouh also includes former football player Mohamed Abu Treika and the owner of Daily News Egypt newspaper Mostafa Sakr, along with hundreds of names that are believed to have alleged ties with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group. Read More »

British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 38 years

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University lecturer Dr Matthew Falder admitted 137 offences, including voyeurism, encouraging child rape, and sharing images showing the abuse of a newborn baby, after being caught by an global inquiry led by the National Crime Agency (NCA). Read More »

Early voting begins tomorrow for 2018 primary elections

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Abbott spoke to reporters Tuesday after casting his ballot as early voting opened. For the full list of voting information, please see the article in Monday's paper. In case of a party runoff, only voters who participated originally in that particular primary can vote again for a candidate in that party. In the runoff, the top-finishing two candidates are on the ballot, and the one who receives the most votes gets the nomination. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida school shooter but failed to act

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The FBI is now admitting that it never followed up on the tip, and did not provide the information to the Miami field office. The bureau said it didn't follow protocol in dealing with the information it received. "We have an opportunity to begin to put this behind us, to help the victims' families as much as we can and begin to heal as a community", Finkelstein said. Read More »

Florida school shooting: Massacre suspect was on authorities' radar in 2016

An anonymous person called the FBI's Public Access Line, located in Clarksburg, W.Va., to warn about Cruz . Scott said in a news release that the Federal Bureau of Investigation received the tip January 5 regarding " Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting ". Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida gunman but failed to act

Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said the agency's failure to follow protocols was "inexcusable". When law enforcement fails, additional laws will provide exactly zero additional benefit. The FBI released the details in a statement conceding their employees did not follow protocol to follow up on this tip. The Mental Health Association said they want to see schools catch these red flags before it's too late. Read More »

British Columbia challenges Alberta wine ban in oil row

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Albertans spent $72 million on B.C. wine past year, with nearly 95 per cent of all Canadian wine sold in Alberta coming from its western neighbour. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley surprised B.C.by announcing the wine ban shortly after the B.C. Read More »

Poland broke law by logging in ancient forest - European Union advocate

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Jan Szyszko, when minister for environment, tripled the logging limits for the Bialowieza Forest in March 2016, despite warnings from scientists all over Europe that it would be very harmful for the forest. Environmental groups argued that the logging wouldn't defeat the beetle and would cause more harm than good. "She added: "We hope that Minister Kowalczyk, who took over from Jan Szyszko a month ago, will put an end to the destructive policy of his predecessor and grant the whole of ... Read More »

Texas vs. Oklahoma Predictions: Why Bettors Should Play the Over 2/17/18

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The Sooners lost three of four going into that win after peaking at No. 9 in the AP poll and have since lost four straight to fall into a fifth-place tie with Baylor in the Big 12 at 6-7. He is no longer as efficient as he was during the first half of the season, whether it's turning the ball over almost seven times per game in Big 12 play or shooting just over 41 percent from the field against league foes. Read More »

Stoneman Douglas principal shares emotional message after shooting

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Gonzalez, a senior, delivered an impassioned, widely shared speech at a gun-control rally in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. "You're the president. You're supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us", said David Hogg , a 17-year-old student at the high school, speaking on NBC's " Meet the Press ". Read More »

Defeating Day Zero is in sight, says City

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According to a statement, the week's lower rate of consumption is attributed to water from Groenland reaching the Steenbras Upper Dam this week, which marginally increased the dam level, as well as to the further reduction in the city's weekly average demand to 523-million litres per day, compared to 1.13-billion litres per day in 2014. Read More »

South Korean Men's Curling Team Wins Against Italy

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Teammate Annalisa Drew was right behind her with a 86.00 while Maddie Bowman, who is the defending Olympic champion in this event, enters sixth with a score of 83.80. "They're wonderful competitors, we've been friends and rivals for years so I couldn't be happier". South Korea's male curling team, which has been performing sluggishly at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics , posted its second win in its match against Italy on Monday. Read More »

Norway won the gold team ski jumping at the Olympics

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But surprisingly, it provided one of the most epic moments of the week. They are innocuous ways for nations to express larger political goals, opportunity for interface between adversarial nations, and are a source of national pride. The Asian Winter Games take place every four years, with the hosts for the 2021 event to be chosen at this year's Summer Asian Games in Indonesia in August. Read More »