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Robert McCoy Supreme Court Ruling Says Lawyer Wrong to Concede Guilt

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During his trial, however, the presiding judge allowed McCoy's attorney, Larry English, to tell the jury that his client did indeed commit the murders. That choice must be respected, she said. Mike Halphen, who was the Bossier City Police Chief at the time, said that McCoy was angry with his estranged wife and just went into the home and started shooting. Read More »

Karl Rove names main source of White House leaks

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Senate Majority Whip John CornynJohn CornynTrump-backed prison reforms face major obstacles in Senate Kushner and Cornyn to tour Texas prison in support of reforms Senate GOP relieved after primary wins MORE (R-Texas) told reporters Monday "an apology is appropriate. Read More »

Former Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

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Doctors discovered the tumor early, while the former majority leader was undergoing a routine screening, the statement said. "He is now out of surgery, in good spirits and resting with his family", the statement read. Reid struck some equipment as he fell, breaking multiple bones near his right eye and breaking several ribs. The Senator opted against running for re-election in 2015; that same year he suffered from a brutal accident that left him blind in one eye. Read More »

USA diplomat involved in deadly crash leaves Pakistan

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On the other hand, the USA government had refused to exempt Joseph from the diplomatic immunity, said sources. Local news media outlets reported the departure of the diplomat, citing anonymous official sources. Although Colonel Joseph is not on the ECL, his name has been blacklisted by the ministry, barring him to fly overseas. However, placing anybody's name on the blacklist has nearly the same implications as the ECL. Read More »

In Picture: Sonam Kapoor & Mahira Khan meet at Cannes 2018

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Mahira opted for an off-white crop top with matching flared, pleated parallels of the same colour from Pakistani label Elan. Mahira paired her separates from Solace London featuring a lime yellow satin top featuring exaggerated sleeves with high-waist wide leg trousers with a statement white belt. Read More »

British tourists kidnapped in DRC

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They paid tribute to the "excellent support" they had received and said they would not comment any further. The 25-year-old was attacked by armed assailants while accompanying two Brits on a tour of Virunga National Park, Africa's oldest national park. Read More »

Donald Trump Hails North Korea's Decision to Dismantle Nuclear Test

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However, his comments made clear that the two sides remained far apart on the key issue of what they mean by denuclearization. The three men - Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak Song and Tony Kim - were released during a visit on Tuesday by U.S. "We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" Despite what is likely to be a prolonged and contentious fallout now between the U.S. Read More »

Wonderman: Australian climber Steve Plain scales Everest in record time

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When Xia Boyu first attempted Everest in 1975, he was 27 years old. He stood atop the highest peak of the world in his fifth attempt this morning. Climbers try to minimise the time they spend in the aptly named "Death Zone" - an area above 8,000 metres on Everest where there is less than a third of the oxygen found at sea level. Read More »

British ex-culture minister Tessa Jowell dies at 70

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Health Minister Lord O'Shaughnessy will lead the work to implement these commitments. Commons Speaker John Bercow said: "Tessa did more than most to improve lives and promote social justice". 'No one who heard her extraordinary speech in the House of Lords where she spoke about her own brain tumour could fail to be moved, ' Theresa May said. Read More »

Russian Senators Accuse US of Attempting to Keep Putin From the Presidency

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The informal summit in Sochi between Prime Minister Modi and President Putin is in keeping with the tradition of regular consultations between India and Russian Federation at the highest levels. Russian Federation has been India's biggest supplier of arms though New Delhi has started buying more military hardware from the United States in the last few years. Read More »

Swamy accuses Congress of destroying evidence — Sunanda Pushkar death

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In January 2014, Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in suite no 345 of Hotel Leela Palace in New Delhi . Tharoor , a former United Nations under secretary general for communications and public information, called the charges "preposterous" and said he would contest them vigorously. Read More »

Albany Police investigating shooting on Clinton Avenue

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Around 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Albany police officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 500 block of Clinton Avenue. They say they set up a perimeter and called for the suspect to surrender. Arriving officers were then allegedly confronted by two armed suspects, a man and a woman. The identity of the suspect has not yet been released. No officers were reported injured in the exchange. Read More »

Bafana player arrested for drunk driving in Pretoria

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Jali, 28, was driving his Jeep with personalised registration plates and accompanied by a male friend when he was arrested. "He was released on R1 000 bail, and will appear at the Hatfield Magistrates' court on May 15, 2019‚" police spokesperson Superintendent Isaac Mahamba told TimesLIVE. Read More »

Oil Holds On to Gains After Trump's Iran Decision

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And firms would not be able to generate new business. Another could be an independent financing mechanism allowing European companies to avoid USA banks. However, observers reason that when Opec and non-Opec convene mid-year to gauge metrics to drive global inventory levels down and consider the duration of the pact, they might be looking for an early exit clause, given half a million Iranian barrels will soon be off the market. Read More »

North Carolina officials, Waffle House defend controversial arrest

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According to USA Today , Wall had escorted his 16-year-old sister to her prom and visited the restaurant later that night. "He was there. He started a fight - this officer did what he had to do". In the incident in Saraland, Alabama, a woman questioned why she was charged extra for plastic utensils, Ifill said. According to Wall, the group chose to sit at a table that hadn't yet been cleaned. Read More »

Croatia Regrets US Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal

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France and Germany are among European Union countries that had drawn up euro-denominated Iran export finance programs to resist US sanctions. After all, he has little knowledge of the substantive critiques that more thoughtful commentators have offered, instead offering up the same exhausted talking points and debunked myths as justification for his belief that it is the "worst deal ever negotiated". Read More »

Jared Kushner left humiliated over Jerusalem embassy speech, Twitter erupts Video

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Tens of thousands of people have streamed to the coastal enclave's land border, some approaching the Israeli fence - a line Israeli leaders said Palestinians would not be allowed to breach. The protests, which began in earnest in March, have been sparked by a confluence of factors: persistently abject conditions in Gaza, the 70th anniversary of the creation of Israel this month, and the embassy move, which the USA has tied to the anniversary. Read More »

Two British Hostages and their Driver Released in Congo

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The park ranger who died while protecting British tourists from kidnappers in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been named as Rachel Masika Baraka. Soldiers and park rangers are taking part in an operation to find two United Kingdom tourists kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The park covers 300 square miles. Read More »

Nanny gets life in prison without parole for killing 2 children

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Ortega cried as she spoke just before she was sentenced. She said Ortega has shown no remorse, and no one in her family has ever said they were sorry for the children's slayings. Marina Krim came home that day with her then-3-year-old daughter and opened her bathroom door to find "the bloodied, lifeless bodies of her 6-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son ... Read More »

Amber Alert cancelled as Ontario boy, 8, found safe

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UPDATED: The Amber Alert has been cancelled, the boy has been found safe, police said just after 12:30 p.m. The boy was found a Tim Hortons on River Street and is now in the care of the Children's Aid Society. Ont. McCallum is described as being 5-foot-2, weighing approximately 130 pounds with blonde/brown hair. People will information about the whereabouts of the two are asked to contact local authorities. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Successful Kidney Procedure

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The White House said she went through an embolization procedure for a "benign" condition and had no complications. Other first ladies underwent medical procedures during their term. That saw her speak for 11 minutes - her longest talk since becoming FLOTUS, with Be Best meant to tackle opioid addiction, the emotional well-being of children, and kindness and safety for youngsters on social media. Read More »

Investment Research Analysts Opinion: MBIA Inc. (MBI), Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

Following the transaction, the director now owns 18,600 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $126,108. The stock increased 2.21% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $27.8. Insiders bought a total of 79,000 shares of company stock valued at $506,390 in the last quarter. The California-based First Wilshire Securities Management Inc has invested 3.43% in the stock. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi criticise Narendra Modi government over petrol price hike

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Congresss communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala alleged that the government was befooling the public as it did not raise fuel prices only due to elections in Karnataka. Taking a swipe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi's recent remark that he was ready to become PM if Congress or a coalition led by the party wins the next year's Lok Sabha elections, Union Minister and LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday said there is no vacancy against the post of Prime Minister in 2019. Read More »

Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Hits No

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Canadian YouTube star Nicole Arbour took to Twitter to post her own "women's edit" version of Glover aka Childish Gambino's powerful video , in a move that prompted a number of negative comments from fellow social media users. According to Nielsen Music, the track earned 65.3 million US streams and 78,000 downloads, enough to also secure the top spot on the Digital Song Sales chart. Read More »

Just the Facts on Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc decreased Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) stake by 1.15% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) stock managed performance 5.70% over the last week and switched with performance of 5.26% throughout past one month period. Read More »

Israeli soccer club says it wants to add Trump to its name

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Near Jerusalem, at least two clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinians protesters, the Associated Press reported . The rioting came as dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli security forces during violent protests on the Israel-Gaza border, among them several terror operatives. Read More »

Egypt condemns terror attack on Indonesian police station

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Authorities said the attack was carried out by a family of five, including an eight-year-old girl. Surabaya police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said civilians and police were victims of the attack but didn't immediately announce a death or injury toll. Read More »

Follow the White House press briefing

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The White House on Monday blamed the political and militant group Hamas for the deadly violence on the Gaza border as the USA opened its embassy in Jerusalem. He instead reiterated that Hamas was to blame for the violence. "What I'm saying is that we believe that Hamas as an organization is engaged in cynical action that's leading to these deaths", Shah said. Read More »

FOX Reveals Troy Aikman, Joe Buck As 'Thursday Night Football' Announcers

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Fox Sports president Eric Shanks previously told Newsday that the networks goal "was to establish a sustainable plan for the long haul", so it's likely Aikman and Buck will be part of TNF for the foreseeable future. SBD quoted Shanks as saying Fox's No. 1 NFL team will continue to work on select Sundays, including all on which Fox has a doubleheader game, usually meaning an attractive national matchup in late afternoon. Read More »

United Kingdom warns against 'further escalations' between Iran and Israel

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The incident came after weeks of rising tensions and followed US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a key 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, a move Israel had long advocated. Will there be a war between Israel and Iran? In 1974, Israel and Syria reached a cease-fire and a disengagement deal that froze the conflict lines with the plateau in Israeli hands. Read More »

Off-duty policewoman shoots armed robber attacking group of moms

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The footage shows Moreira falling backwards, rolling around and holding his chest as officer Sastre kicks his gun away from him before pushing him on to his front with her foot. "I just thought about defending the moms, the children, my own life and my daughter's". According to a colleague Lieutenant Andre, Sastre has worked over 20 years as a police officer and "she is calm and she knows that she acted correctly". Read More »