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Still chilly Tuesday but milder days begin soon

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Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will target much of the region. There will be a gusty south wind tomorrow , with gusts nearing 25 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. There will likely be strong storms with heavy rain likely. The risk for rain lets up a bit by Wednesday evening. Read More »

May backs political secretary after Brexit whistleblower claims

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Mr Parkinson said he believed it was inevitable that details of their relationship would become known once Mr Sanni chose to go public with his allegations in interviews with Channel 4 News and the Observer. The PM's official spokesperson declined to comment on allegations that Vote Leave cheated spending limits, saying: "This is a matter for the Electoral Commission". Read More »

Trans military ban ignored by reporters, White House at briefing

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After the briefing was conducted, President Trump did not tweet anything, and in the half-empty White House Briefing room, the press corps were commenting on how unusually quiet the White House had been for the few past days. Shah devoted part of his opening remarks to that decision, and at several points called the recent poisoning of a Russian spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom - which Trump and the British government say was likely Kremlin-backed - "reckless". Read More »

4-year-old Converse boy killed in family dog attack

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The Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar told KSAT: 'It appears that the child may have gotten too close to the dog. KENS5 reports that the family member was able to free Noah , who was unresponsive, from the dog's grasp. Deputies responded to a dog attack in the 8900 block of Twincreek Farm , in far East Bexar County, after the family called to report the boy was being attacked. Read More »

Helicopter pilot: Seatbelt strap under fuel lever at time of crash

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Five people were killed in the March 11 crash . The passengers had chartered the trip for a private photo shoot. The NTSB's report contains preliminary factual information but no conclusions about the cause of the accident. "The fuel shutoff lever was found in the open position". His five passengers were still inside, still locked in safety harnesses, upside down in a sinking helicopter. Read More »

State designates March 29-30 to honor Vietnam vets

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On behalf of a grateful nation, Daughters of the America Revolution, Haleakala Chapter salute all courageous men and women who served and extend a honest belated welcome home! On Maui, we aim to recognize their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States and to thank and honor the families of those veterans. Read More »

Sheriff: Michigan State official arrested amid Nassar probe

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In January, a judge sentenced Nassar to 40 to 175 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct. BuzzFeed News reached out to the MI attorney general's office for comment on Strampel's arrest but did not immediately receive a response. Read More »

Suspicious packages sent to military locations

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Parcels arrived to two sites at Fort Belvoir in Virginia in the afternoon, addressed to The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the defense university. One contained liquid in a vial and a circuit board, the law enforcement official said. An x-ray of the package indicated a suspected Global Positioning System and an expedient fuse were attached, and the package was rendered safe, Army officials say. Read More »

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dies at 76

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Brown's father, Oliver Brown, who died in 1961, was the named plaintiff in the case brought on his daughter's behalf and combined with several similar lawsuits challenging the "separate but equal" doctrine underpinning segregation in US schools. Read More »

Mitch McConnell Speaks to Lexington Chamber Group

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While Hemp and marijuana are the same species of plant, hemp has a much smaller amount of THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. If enacted, the act would give states even more control over hemp regulations by removing all federal limitations and giving researchers a possible boost from federal grants from the Department of Agriculture. Read More »

Evidence shows that Great Mills High School shooter shot himself

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Apparently she has not heard about the shooting in Maryland's Great Mills High School last week, in which an armed resource officer fired upon the shooter, preventing him from causing further carnage nearly immediately. Austin Rollins entered Great Mills High School just before 8 a.m. on March 20th, firing a single shot at Jaelynn Willey, 16. "I need you to stay calm". Read More »

Police issue warning after CT woman is attacked by hawk

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Robert Kalamaras. All of the hawk incidents involve hawks flying in undetected from behind a single person walking. Police warn people to use caution and be aware when walking alone. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Fairfield police at 203-254-4840, or text-a-tip to CRIMES, 274637. According to the local newspaper, the neighborhood is near Mill River, a common nesting area for birds. Read More »

Jeffersonville man arrested in Callicoon on felony DWI charge

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Fernandez was arrested in 2011 for speeding and drunk driving in the same location, by the same officer, according to Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel. Because he was intoxicated while his license was suspended or revoked, his aggravated unlicensed operation charges were also upgraded to felonies. The driver was arraigned and sent to Broome County Jail without bail. Read More »

How much has U.S. lost from China's IP theft?

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But Liu's comments were cooler than the Chinese leadership's initial reaction to Trump's announcement. "If a trade war were initiated by the US, China would fight to the end to defend its own legitimate interests with all necessary measures". Read More »

Holocaust Survivor's Body Found Burnt, Stabbed in Paris Apartment

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The group says a neighbor who had previously made anti-Semitic statements was one of the people under arrest. Investigators had said Sunday they were "not excluding any hypothesis" with regard to the motives for her murder. Kanol escaped the Velodrome d'Hiver roundup of Jews by French police for their deportation to death camps and murder by the Nazis. Le Drian noted he had learned of Knoll's death just after visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, describing it as a "very ... Read More »

Brands boycott Facebook amidst Cambridge scandal

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On Friday, the company said it's undertaking an independent third-party audit to verify that it does not hold any of the data. This now is considered one of the largest data leaks in Facebook history. Privacy rights and the vast data collection of users by tech giants, such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter, deserve serious consideration. Zuckerberg also emphasized steps the company has already taken, including reducing access outside apps had to user data in 2014. Read More »

Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU

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But, he added "we will have a frank and open debate with President Erdogan". Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the EU Council, said it was expected to be "a very hard meeting". However, EU diplomats said that Erdogan's invitation to Varna will come at the price of more sharp criticism from EU counterparts who say that Turkey has been backsliding on democracy and human rights since a failed coup in July 2016. Read More »

Tom Hardy Reveals Al Capone Transformation for Upcoming Film FONZO

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This snap follows shortly after Hardy confirmed he would play Capone after wrapping production on Sony's Venom , the dark anti-hero film in which he portrays Eddie Brock, a host to the titular alien symbiote. Al Capone , sometimes known by the nickname " Scarface ", was an American mobster, crime boss, and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. Read More »

Wild sign BU forward Jordan Greenway to 3-year contract

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The 6-foot-6-inch, 226-pound forward had 13 goals and 22 assists as BU surged in the second half of the season to win the Hockey East conference tournament and reach the second round of the NCAA tournament before bowing to MI, 6-3. Drafted in the second round 50th overall by the Wild in 2015, Greenway also skated in the Olympics for Team USA. To make room on the roster for Greenway, the Wild assigned forward Zack Mitchell to Iowa. Read More »

Facebook is buying print ads to apologize for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

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India's information technology minister last week warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that the analytics firm improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target USA voters. We've already stopped apps like this from getting so much information. Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg had since addressed some of the issues , with Cambridge Analytica saying the company will undergo an independent third-party audit to ... Read More »

US Army veteran deported to Mexico for drug conviction

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Aside from not getting the treatment he needs, he told CNN that he fears Mexican drug cartels will try to recruit him because of his combat experience and will murder him if he doesn't cooperate. In addition to the retroactive application for citizenship, he petitioned Gov. Bruce Rauner for clemency and appealed to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for relief under the United Nations Convention Against Torture, a protection that resembles asylum. Read More »

Fire Erupts on Set of Edward Norton Film 'Motherless Brooklyn,' Killing Fireman

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However, as the crew completed their work day last night, a fire began , setting the five-story building ablaze. "New York City is in mourning tonight", Councilman Mark D. When a basement fire set off five alarms in NY yesterday (March 22nd 2018), multiple firefighters rushed to the scene, and while three were left with serious injuries, the fourth - 37-year-old Michael Davidson - did not survive after being rushed to hospital. Read More »

Russia: Death toll in shopping complex fire rises to 64

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Firefighters were still recovering bodies as parts of the buildings were still smoldering. Some are also reporting that a malfunctioning alarm system might have led to the extensive damage and high casualties. In 2009, a nightclub fire caused by fireworks in Perm, central Russian Federation, left more than 130 people dead. It said it had detained four people for questioning, including the director of the company that owns the mall. Read More »

Catalonia's former president Puigdemont's extradition starts after Germany arrest

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It's the first legal step in a possible extradition to Spain. Ponsati, who is a professor at Scotland's University of St. Andrews, will present herself at court in Edinburgh and will apply for bail, Anwar said. The Spanish Supreme Court on Friday issued fresh arrest warrants against Puigdemont and six other Catalan politicians who now are overseas. He said in Der Spiegel that German justice would have to check in detail how similar the accusation of rebellion in Spain tallied with German law. Read More »

Confusion on Miguna's whereabouts as plane lands at JKIA

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Miguna Miguna pictured at an airport ahead of his return. This follows a High Court ruling last month, where the State was ordered to facilitate Miguna's return, after ruling that his deportation was illegal. His lawyers, Siaya Senator James Orengo and LSK official Nelson Havi had earlier issued a statement disclosing that everything was in place to ensure his return was smooth. Read More »

Shopping mall fire in Russian Federation kills 64; no alarms reported

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The cause of the fire is still not known, but questions are being raised over the speed with which the fire was able to spread and the apparent failure of management to respond to the emergency. "Other regions, the bosses of other malls must right now, without waiting for (routine) checks, ask themselves: Have we done everything we can to ensure something like this doesn't happen here", Kuznetsova said in a statement. Read More »

MMM Founder, Mavrodi, Dies Of Heart Attack

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Mavrodi founded his MMM financial pyramid in 1989. Mavrodi's MMM financial pyramid was a typical Ponzi scheme in which earlier investors receive their profits from subsequent investors. "In many of those countries, Mavrodi's operations were subsequently shut down or suspended", Nigerian newspaper the Punch reported, quoting Radio Liberty. Read More »