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3 children locked in room, starved for months 3 children locked in room, starved for months
- December 29, 2016

Police said all three children had dirt, animal hair, urine, and feces on their clothing and encrusted into their skin and "reeked of a strong odor similar to that of caged animals". Both parents face charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and related offenses. "The pictures in this case were bad", Marisco said. The district attorney said the children were underweight and malnourished. (more...)
Two states only way to secure Israeli-Palestinian peace: Kerry
- December 29, 2016

On Wednesday, a Jerusalem municipal council is expected to grant building permits for roughly 600 new homes in Jewish areas of east Jerusalem. "We'll recall our ambassador to Jerusalem". ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, explained. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly phoned New Zealand's foreign minister Murray McCully to tell him that New Zealand's support for a United Nations vote on Israeli settlement-building would be a "declaration of war". (more...)
After Visit to Pearl Harbor, Japan Defense Minister Goes to Yasukuni Shrine
- December 29, 2016

Abe, who is in Hawaii on Tuesday, took part in a remembrance ceremony at the USS Arizona monument with U.S. President Barack Obama to honor those who died at Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. The leaders of Japan and the United States sought to remind the world that even the most bitter enemies can become allies, during a historic pilgrimage to the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor. (more...)
$360 million of cocaine seized in NSW-Tahiti bust
- December 29, 2016

About $360m worth of cocaine has been seized by police in operations in New South Wales and Tahiti. In March, officials seized 600 kilograms (1,300 pounds) of cocaine in the South Pacific island nation of Tahiti that police say was bound for the Australian market. (more...)
Turkish President: Turkish President: "Very Clear" US is Supporting ISIS in Syria
- December 29, 2016

Despite their opposing stances, and the souring of relations after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane a year ago, the two countries have started to cooperate more closely on Syria. -brokered negotiations. At the same time, the truce agreement does not apply to terrorist organizations. An official with one of the country's rebel factions told The Associated Press the proposed agreement would cover all of Syria. (more...)
McAdoo says Giants will play to win, Vegas doesn't believe him
- December 29, 2016

In theory, the Giants should be looking to rest starters. "We're going to play to win the ballgame". All of that bodes well for Washington . For the Washington Redskins , a 41-21 victory over the Chicago Bears on Saturday afternoon was a confirmation of everything the team has the potential to be, but also an indictment of the missteps that have landed them on the playoff bubble. (more...)
Twin toddlers killed in holiday house blaze: Security bars block rescue Twin toddlers killed in holiday house blaze: Security bars block rescue
- December 29, 2016

We were just playing with them yesterday". Family members said about 12 people lived in the home. "Only thing I know is they unconscious.they're in the hospital and their father tried to save them", he said. "Passed away, they're gone", Stewart said, wiping away tears. "The residence was not equipped with optional fire sprinklers". Firefighters had to fight through security doors and window bars to get into the home, where they rescued two boys and a man believed to be their father. (more...)
Letters: Popular vote counts in democracy, not republic Letters: Popular vote counts in democracy, not republic
- December 29, 2016

But, in the end, these were just two elections out of many. "Before this year ends, I want to thank you again for your support of our campaign", the former Democratic presidential candidate wrote. Even worse, Hillary Clinton transferred campaign funds to the Democratic National Committee and allowed its interim chair, Donna Brazile, to spend them in IL, which Clinton had no chance of losing, and Louisiana, which Clinton had no chance of winning. (more...)
Australia vs Pakistan: David Warner Keeps Up His Tempo As 2016 Ends Australia vs Pakistan: David Warner Keeps Up His Tempo As 2016 Ends
- December 29, 2016

Azhar Ali shared a magnificent eighth wicket stand of 118 with Sohail Khan, who blasted his maiden fifty as Pakistan reached their fourth highest total in Melbourne. Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq called a halt at 443 for nine shortly after lunch upon the dismissal of Wahab Riaz leaving Azhar unconquered on 205 off 364 balls in nearly 10 hours at the crease spread over three days. (more...)
Israel's AG launches probe into Netanyahu Israel's AG launches probe into Netanyahu
- December 29, 2016

But detectives have applied for the go ahead to investigate from Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and want to start a formal probe into alleged bribe-taking and aggravated fraud, according to Haaretz. A spokesperson for Netanyahu denied the allegations, referring to them as " nonsense ". Allegations surfaced last month that Netanyahu may have been swayed in the decision by business ties his personal counsel, David Shimron, had with the sub's builder, ThyssenKrupp, the paper ... (more...)
Donors list: AAP dares BJP to launch probe
- December 29, 2016

A day after inviting the AAP for a debate on political funding, Swaraj India Party President Yogendra Yadav said on Monday that there was no response from the Arvind Kejriwal-led party. "The Chief Minister is himself a former IRS officer and such violation coming from his party makes us presume that this economic offence is also a part of his habit to violate the constitutional and administrative provisions", the BJP State Chief said taking a dig at Mr Kejriwal. (more...)
Obama announces new national monuments in Utah, Nevada
- December 29, 2016

The Bears Ears monument will include 1.35 million acres of federal land, while the Gold Butte monument will include 300,000 acres of land. On Wednesday, President Obama invoked the powers granted by the Antiquities Act to declare a Bears Ears National Monument for Utah, protecting 1.35 million acres known to locals for its breathtaking beauty and its cache of sacred native sites. (more...)
PM arrives in MP capital to pay tribute to Sunderlal Patwa PM arrives in MP capital to pay tribute to Sunderlal Patwa
- December 29, 2016

All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Digvijaya Singh also paid tributes to Patwa, saying that his death is an irreparable loss for the state. "He was a hardworking & dedicated leader whose good work as MP CM will be remembered", tweeted Modi immediately after receiving the news. His second term lasted for two years from 1990 to 1992. (more...)
Turkish military Turkish military "neutralises" Daesh fighters in northern Syria
- December 29, 2016

Now the give support to the terrorist groups including Daesh, YPG, PYD. In recent months, Syrian rebels supported by Turkish forces have been fighting in northern Syria as part of Turkey's "Euphrates Shield" operation, which is aimed at driving both IS and Kurdish fighters from the Turkey-Syrian border. (more...)
Security Forces Need Three Months to Eliminate ISIS: Iraqi PM Security Forces Need Three Months to Eliminate ISIS: Iraqi PM
- December 29, 2016

U.S. Air Force Col. John Dorrian, a spokesman for the coalition, told the Post the Iraqi government would fix the damage - but only after defeating ISIS. "That's decisive terrain. Have you thought about putting forces there?'" The city's fall would probably end Daesh's ambition to create a self-styled caliphate, but the fighters could still mount a more traditional insurgency in Iraq, and plot or inspire attacks on the West. (more...)
Hollande pardons woman who killed her abusive husband Hollande pardons woman who killed her abusive husband
- December 29, 2016

The couple's son, who Sauvage said was also abused, had been found hanged a day before the killing, while the couple's three daughters later testified their father had sexually abused them as well. But Virginie Duval, the head of the French union of magistrates, complained that the president had acted "to please public opinion", pointing out that the judiciary had followed the law when it rejected Sauvage's appeals. (more...)
Hopkinsville Kmart to close
- December 29, 2016

More news for Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) were recently published by: Investorplace.com, which released: "Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Stock Is Officially a Lost Cause" on December 08, 2016. The Sears Auto Center at the mall also will be closed. "We aren't positive what will take the place of the store, but we are looking forward to bringing new retailers to the community that are relative to the desires of the people in the area". (more...)
Donald Trump's Call for 'Arms Race' Boggles Nuclear Experts
- December 29, 2016

Even those who want a world without nuclear weapons should support expansion and modernization of the US nuclear deterrent. "To be honest, we are exhausted of lie about the "Russian hackers", which is being poured down in the United States from the very top", Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. (more...)
JonBenet Ramsey's Brother Files $750 Million Lawsuit Against CBS JonBenet Ramsey's Brother Files $750 Million Lawsuit Against CBS
- December 29, 2016

Six-year-old JonBenet was found dead in her Colorado home on Christmas Day in 1996, and the CBS special, The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey, showed several theories as to how they claimed Burke could have killed his sister, who was found strangled and stabbed with a garrote around her neck. (more...)
Fort Worth Police Release Statement on Viral Video of Woman's Arrest Fort Worth Police Release Statement on Viral Video of Woman's Arrest
- December 29, 2016

A box cutter found nearby didn't belong to Collie, Washington said. The pastors called for calm among the city's residents as the investigation occurs. "Well I don't know that", the teen says. "You on live", Hymond tells the officer. On July 27, 2016, Collie was walking from work to a friend's apartment in the 8700 block of North Normandale Street when the officers approached him in the patrol vehicle, Washington said. (more...)