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Global News Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation
Author: 0 Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation

A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has died of an apparent suicide . Johnson vehemently denied the allegations at a press conference Tuesday. An autopsy Thursday morning confirmed it was a suicide. The Washington Post generally does not identify victims of sexual assault without their consent.

Global News PM Modi seeks co-operation from parties for smooth conduct of Parl session
Author: 0 PM Modi seeks co-operation from parties for smooth conduct of Parl session

Keeping behind the acrimonious war of words in the campaign for Gujarat polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged all political parties to extend co-operation for smooth conduct of the Winter session of Parliament getting underway on Friday and pressed for a "national consensus" on the issue of simultaneous elections in the country.

Global News Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 cops in academy bombing
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Kahiye Police Academy and targeted officers rehearsing for Somalia's Police Day celebrations scheduled for December 20, Capt. Mohamed Hussein said. "So far 15 have died and 17 others were injured", Abdullahi Nur, another police official, told Reuters .

Global News Salvation Army still accepting bikes for kids this Christmas
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It's heading into the final stretch for The Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle Campaign and there are some concerning trends. "It's little things like that which we can help with". The gifts will be distributed next week to the parents of more than 5,000 local children. An early morning fire has wiped out food and toys set for distribution next week to 200 needy area families by the Meadville unit of The Salvation Army.

Global News Youngstown native Omarosa to tell all about White House
Author: 0 Youngstown native Omarosa to tell all about White House

The Secret Service also spoke out on Twitter on Wednesday, confirming they had nothing to do with Newman's termination (aside from deactivating her access pass). She continued with a promise: "When I can tell my story, it is a profound story that I know the world will want to hear". According to Ryan, "everything blew up" when Kelly tried to discuss Newman's walk-in privileges and access to Trump.

Global News India reiterates Jadhav convicted on concocted charges in Pakistan
Author: 0 India reiterates Jadhav convicted on concocted charges in Pakistan

The Foreign Office Spokesperson said Pakistan had submitted a comprehensive counter memorial document before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the Kulbhushan Jadhav case covering all legal aspects. Regarding the inclusion of other countries in Chinese Belt and Road Initiative of which the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project, he said the project was for cooperation and connectivity and Pakistan and China were working out modalities in that ...

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Author: 0 "Democrats fabricating stories of women who I don't know" - Donald Trump

She appeared alongside the two other Trump accusers at a NY news conference: Samantha Holvey , who alleged that Trump walked uninvited into a backstage dressing area where she and others were in various states of undress at a 2012 beauty pageant Trump owned, and Jessica Leeds, who accused Trump of groping her when she sat next to him on a commercial airline flight in the late 1970s.

Global News GOP campaign chairman: I hope Doug Jones will vote with Republicans
Author: 0 GOP campaign chairman: I hope Doug Jones will vote with Republicans

Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore's spokesperson says the candidate "probably" still believes homosexuality should be illegal. Republicans on Capitol Hill have expressed hopes of scheduling a vote on their tax legislation before Jones is sworn in, but lawmakers are still struggling to devise a compromise bill to bridge the divide between the House and Senate legislation that can win majority support in both chambers.

Global News Trump attacks Senator Gillibrand in 'grotesque' tweet
Author: 0 Trump attacks Senator Gillibrand in 'grotesque' tweet

FAKE NEWS!" More than a dozen women have come forward with claims of misconduct by Trump, who boasted in a video tape that surfaced during the campaign that he could kiss and grope women with impunity, because of his celebrity. The Melrose Democrat added that Gillibrand's record of standing up for women "should really terrify" Trump. This sort of Twitter feud could well be fuel for both Trump's base and Democrats.

Global News Iraq Celebrates Victory Over Daesh With Military Parade
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As the authorities announced a public holiday on Sunday "to celebrate the victory", Abadi said in a speech at the defense ministry that Iraq's next battle would be to defeat the scourge of corruption. This most recent war of words followed consecutive announcements by Russian President Vladimir Putin and the head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Valery Gerasimov, who both claimed that the Islamic State group had faced a "complete rout" on the eastern and ...

Global News New Zealand wrap up Windies series with 240-run win
Author: 0 New Zealand wrap up Windies series with 240-run win

Trent Boult captured his 200th test wicket as New Zealand beat the West Indies by 240 runs on Tuesday, completing a 2-0 sweep of its first test series since March. Tim Southee returned 2-71, Trent Boult 2-52 and Mitchell Santner, with his late brace, 2-13. Ambris earned a rare distinction in Test cricket when he was out hit wicket for the second time in the only three innings of his Test career.

Global News After Slurring Words, Trump to Make Medical Exam Public: White House
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Trump's move on Wednesday to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and set in motion a plan to move the USA embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was celebrated at the party. "America is the mother of terror", Reuters reported, with hundreds roaming the streets denouncing Trump. The Wednesday decision stoked global outrage, as it declares Jerusalem Israel's de facto capital.

Global News Protest near US Embassy in Beirut sparks clashes
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Security forces fired teargas and water cannon to disperse the angry protesters. NPR's Ruth Sherlock reports from the demonstration that for the most part, the protesters were peaceful. It also triggered denunciations from around the world, even from close allies like France, that suggested he had needlessly stirred more conflict in an already volatile region.

Global News Orange weather warning persists
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Temperatures are expected to drop to -4 on Monday and snow will be slow to clear in certain areas. A severe weather warning for snow and ice remains in place across much of the county today. Road safety chiefs are urging motorists, pedestrians and cyclists to take extra care. Please listen to local media/social media for updates on the status of the weather warnings and/or advice issued by the emergency services.

Global News Turkey condemns 'disproportionate force' by Israel
Author: 0 Turkey condemns 'disproportionate force' by Israel

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies, who say it is a blow to peace efforts and risks sparking more violence in the region. Many in the global community have been protesting since Friday in reaction to the decision. The Palestinians see occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

Global News Saudis deny MBS bought Mundi
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Louvre Abu Dhabi announced that it will display a 500-year-old painting of Jesus Christ that has been attributed to Leonardo da Vinci . USA intelligence assessments seen by the New York Times and Wall Street Journal identified Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the heir to the Saudi throne, as the buyer of the Renaissance artist's work.

Global News Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move
Author: 0 Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move

On Wednesday, Jordan and Palestine requested an emergency meeting between Arab foreign ministers to discuss future actions in response to the United State's decision to declare occupied Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Meanwhile, the Marxist-Leninist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) cancelled its 50th anniversary commemorations to protest against the Jerusalem embassy move on Saturday.

Global News Pope Francis wants wording of 'Our Father' prayer changed
Author: 0 Pope Francis wants wording of 'Our Father' prayer changed

Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase "lead us not into temptation" in the "Our Father", the best known prayer in Christianity. Francis also noted the many important figures, both in the classical and the Christian traditions, who have reflected on the dynamism of man, pointing especially to the Fathers of the Church and the Latin writers of the first millennium.

Global News Gujarat Election Phase 1: Top 10 Facts You Need To Know
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Saurashtra and Kutch have the maximum number of constituencies that vote in the first phase today and are seen as crucial. Rupani, who is the incumbent chief minister of the state and is leading BJP in Gujarat , is going to bag 78 seats while remaining 4 seats will go to others.

Global News Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mum on December 25
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mum on December 25

While India had specifically asked for the Indian diplomat to be present at the meeting with Jadhav, it is not clear if Pakistan has agreed to this yet. The ICJ halted his execution on India's appeal pending its final verdict. "Pakistan has agreed to facilitate the visit of mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav and assured us of their safety, security, and freedom of movement in Pakistan", Swaraj added.

Global News School closings, delays ahead of possible winter weather Friday
Author: 0 School closings, delays ahead of possible winter weather Friday

Some wind accompanied by rain or more accumulating snow is possible Monday night into Tuesday, the weather service said. Periods of snow or rain mixed with snow could bring up to 1 inch of snow to Dawson County. Check to freezing temperatures. There may be a few hours before sunrise Friday where the cold air and moisture overlap to produce light snow showers, especially south of I-10.

Global News Tried to Cite 'Attorney-Client Privilege' to Avoid Questions About His Father
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If Donald Trump Jr . met with her as she says he did to get information about his father's political opponent, that is collusion, or at least attempted collusion. Given all of this, the conversations that Trump Jr. may have had with his father both before and after this meeting are relevant to the Russia investigation because they go to the question of what Trump may have known about efforts by high-ranking officials in his campaign about contact with Russian officials and when he may have ...

Global News Final 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Trailer Reveals an Official Release Date
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USS Callister is the most eye-catching new episode given its vibrant colour palette and clear Star Trek influence. Netflix will premiere Black Mirror season 4 on December 29, 2017 . In this episode's futuristic world, a dating app (or "system", as they call it) not only decides who you can date, but decides when your relationship will expire.

Global News At Least 3 Dead In New Mexico High School Shooting
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Bloomfield Police said earlier over Facebook that there was an "active shooter" at the school, but amended the statement to "shooting". A police officer who responded to a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder is losing his job.

Global News Met Éireann issues Donegal with Storm Caroline weather warning
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Today will be the last day of mild conditions before a cold snap forecast to last until Christmas grips the UK. STORM CAROLINE is set to bring heavy gales, snow, and ice to Ireland in the coming hours as the extreme weather conditions make their way from the United Kingdom to Irish shores.

Global News UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea
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The UN confirmed that he will be staying for four days, and will meet with several senior North Korean officials, including foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, and vice-minister Pak Myong Guk. United Nations envoy to break logjam? Analysts say it is unclear whether the missile survived re-entry into the earth's atmosphere or could successfully deliver a warhead to its target - key technological hurdles for Pyongyang.

Global News Fallen police officer escorted from Austin to San Marcos funeral home
Author: 0 Fallen police officer escorted from Austin to San Marcos funeral home

The unidentified suspect shot at all officers on the scene, but Copeland was the only one hit - and the bullets struck parts of his body unprotected by body armor. "Today was his day off". "His picture is hanging in different parts of this police department because everyone here loved him". The body of Officer Kenneth Copeland is back in San Marcos after being transported from the medical examiner's officer in Austin.

Global News Starbucks opens its largest location in China
Author: 0 Starbucks opens its largest location in China

Customers can point their mobile devices at key features around the Roastery to immerse themselves in Starbuck's first augmented reality (AR) experience, which is accessible through the custom-designed Roastery digital web-app platform or on Alibaba's Taobao app.

Global News Trump outlines land reduction in Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue
Author: 0 Trump outlines land reduction in Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue

President Trump will on Monday announce plans to slash the size of two United States national parks, provoking fury from environmentalists, native american tribes and conservationists. But it's not clear whether this is something that Trump can even do: The courts have never ruled on whether the president actually has the power to shrink a national monument.

Global News Rep. John Conyers not seeking re-election after term
Author: 0 Rep. John Conyers not seeking re-election after term

Conyers slid his hand up my skirt and rubbed my thighs while I was sitting next to him in the front row of a church", Grubbs said. Embattled Rep. John Conyers , D-Michigan, has announced Tuesday that he is retiring and has endorsed his son, John Conyers III to run for his seat.

Global News Judge refuses to free four Catalan leaders as elections near
Author: 0 Judge refuses to free four Catalan leaders as elections near

The warrant was originally issued after Puigdemont and Antonio Comin, Lluis Puig, Meritxell Serret and Clara Ponsati travelled to Belgium in the wake of the Catalan unilateral declaration of independence on October 27. Catalans remain deeply split on independence, and several polls suggest pro-secession parties might struggle to win enough seats to form a new regional government.

Global News Trump says he wants Senator Orrin Hatch to seek re-election in Utah
Author: 0 Trump says he wants Senator Orrin Hatch to seek re-election in Utah

But Trump reportedly put a wrench in that plan, telling Hatch over the phone, "Orrin, I really hope you will consider running again". Romney has reportedly been mulling a Senate bid in Utah for some time, taking steps after the new year and last summer to up his presence in the Utah political scene.

Global News Thousands evacuated as #ThomasFire blazes across southern California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
Author: 0 Thousands evacuated as #ThomasFire blazes across southern California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Audio will be available later today . It grew to more than 100 sq km (40 sq miles) by the early hours of Tuesday, consuming vegetation that has not burned in decades, the Ventura county fire sergeant Eric Buschow said. Four helicopters were making water drops to fight the fire but by 9:30 p.m. local time but were grounded after conditions were deemed unsafe for them to fly at night.

Global News Russian Federation banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping
Author: 0 Russian Federation banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping

Neutral flag (also called white) - this is the flag of the Olympic games with five rings. "The Olympic Anthem will be played in any ceremony", said a statement on the IOC website. The U.S. Olympic Committee supported the IOC's decision. Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said it would be humiliating for Russia to compete without national symbols.

Global News Yemen ex-president killed as fighting shakes capital
Author: 0 Yemen ex-president killed as fighting shakes capital

One of his sons was also reportedly shot and taken captive by the Houthis . Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on Yemenis yesterday to rise up against the Iran-aligned Houthis after the death of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh .

Global News Time's 'Person of the Year' shortlist includes Trump, Mueller, Kaepernick
Author: 0 Time's 'Person of the Year' shortlist includes Trump, Mueller, Kaepernick

Trump has also proposed ending DACA, a programme that gives legal status to " Dreamers ", undocumented immigrants that have been in the US since they were children. Since then, allegations against other big names in Hollywood and entertainment have cost many high-powered men their jobs, multiple media outlets have reported.

Global News Strong cold front sends temperatures plunging — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
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A small chance of showers is possible Tuesday , mainly along the beaches. A warm start to the week will give way to cooler temperatures and a bit of rain in the New Orleans area, according to National Weather Service forecasters . Between these two options, it's likely someone in Alabama gets a few snowflakes Friday . Wednesday: Mostly sunny; high of 44. Rain chances will likely drop from near 20% Saturday to near 0% Sunday and early next week.

Global News Soccer coach arrested with girl had NY job
Author: 0 Soccer coach arrested with girl had NY job

According to the friend, Caitlyn said the two were planning to leave and she (Caitlyn) didn't know how to get out of going. A 17-year-old Florida girl named Caitlyn Frisina was found by state troopers in upstate NY, she was located along with the 27-year-old Rian Rodriguez who is a family friend and an assistant soccer coach of Frisina's father's at Fort White High School, according to the authorities.

Global News 1 dead after hit-and-run driver strikes several pedestrians in Queens
Author: 0 1 dead after hit-and-run driver strikes several pedestrians in Queens

The auto came "from nowhere and hit the whole group" on the sidewalk, the witness told the local media, adding that "the vehicle was going really fast" and he saw "bodies flying". Police say the driver then got back into his auto, drove off, jumped a curb and hit a group of pedestrians. "Suddenly I just see the white auto driving through the sidewalk".

Global News UGA players arrested after SEC Championship
Author: 0 UGA players arrested after SEC Championship

Stanley was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, possession of marijuana of less than one ounce and speeding while going 87 miles per hour in a 65 zone. According to the school's student-athlete handbook, a player will be dismissed from the team following a third marijuana-related incident. Check back for updates.

Global News Trump to Pull US From UN Migration Compact
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While announcing the U.S. decision to pull out from the landmark initiative, Haley still praised what she framed as Washington's "long-standing moral leadership" in providing support to migrants all over the world, promising that its " generosity will continue ".

Global News Case registered against Max Hospital over negligence issue
Author: 0 Case registered against Max Hospital over negligence issue

Narrating the incident, family members said six-month pregnant Varsha -who was earlier admitted at a nursing home in Paschim Vihar - was admitted to Max on November 28, where doctors told the family that her situation is critical and chances of newborns' survival are less.

Global News Sauber reveals Alfa Romeo livery design
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Formula 2 champion Charles Leclerc will drive for the Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber team next season alongside Sweden's Marcus Ericsson . Giovinazzi, who served as Ferrari's third driver in 2017, has two Sauber race outings to his name, the Italian having stood in for the injured Wehrlein at this season's two opening rounds, with a best finish of 12th in Australia.

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