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Global News Pakistan, US and terror
Author: 0 Pakistan, US and terror

Pakistan is engaged with the US Administration on the issue of security cooperation and await further details, the ministry was quoted as saying. "This was expected, and Pakistan was preparing for that", the analyst told Radio Sputnik, referring to the State Department's announcement earlier this week that Washington would no longer transfer certain military equipment and security-related financial assistance to the Pakistani armed forces.

Global News One Of Roy Moore's Accusers Is Taking Him To Court For Defamation
Author: 0 One Of Roy Moore's Accusers Is Taking Him To Court For Defamation

Corfman said he took off her shirt and trousers and removed his clothes except for his underwear before touching her over her bra and underpants. Ms. "I believe they are politically motivated ". Then he and his campaign called me a liar and immoral when I publicly disclosed his misconduct. "Uh, I've never, uh, known this woman or anything".

Global News Trump threatens to cut off United States aid to Palestinians
Author: 0 Trump threatens to cut off United States aid to Palestinians

The Guardian calls Trump's posturing "dangerous", and says it demonstrates "a lack of understanding of the delicate mechanics that help maintain relative peace between Israelis and Palestinians". U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters, January 2, 2018 in New York City. "The president has basically said that he doesn't want to give any additional funding, or stop funding, until the Palestinians are agreeing to come back to ...

Global News U.S. officials threaten to crackdown on state-legalized cannabis
Author: 0 U.S. officials threaten to crackdown on state-legalized cannabis

In California , where the 2016 passage of Proposition 64 began moving a shadowy multibillion-dollar industry into a taxed and highly regulated structure, prosecution could be left largely up to the state's four US attorneys. Even with other states as models for what works and what can go wrong as marijuana strains known as Sweet Skunk, Trainwreck and Russian Assassin hit the street, the next year is expected to be a bumpy one as more shops open and more stringent regulations take effect.

Author: 0 Strong stance helps spur talks about North Korea

The last time the two Koreas engaged in official talks was in December 2015. The communication channel is set to be restored at the border village of Panmunjom later on Wednesday according to the North's state-run radio station. Mr Moon ran his presidential campaign a year ago with the promise and goal of a "sunshine policy" towards North Korea; more open economic relations and direct negotiating to achieve peace.

Global News Man accused of sexually assaulting sleeping woman on Spirit Airlines flight
Author: 0 Man accused of sexually assaulting sleeping woman on Spirit Airlines flight

The court filing stated that Ramamoorthy also admitted that he "unzipped the woman's trousers part-way and put his finger inside". She revealed that the man was pushing his "fingers in her (privates) and enthusiastically moving them". Ramamoorthy was arrested and arraigned Wednesday after the plane landed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus. In statements to the police, Ramamoorthy and his wife gave similar accounts, saying the accused had taken a pill, "plain Tylenol" and fallen ...

Global News Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey
Author: 0 Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey

The report noted that Abedin forwarded State Department passwords to her personal Yahoo email account. One email Abedin forwarded to her personal email account from her State Department account included passwords for a two-step laptop login process, though that email was not marked classified as Trump claimed.

Global News USA envoy praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous
Author: 0 USA envoy praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous

Sen. "We are still communicating with people in Iran on Facebook and Twitter and we're constantly updating those two sites in Farsi", said Goldstein. "Now the Iranian dictatorship is trying to do what it always does, which is to say that the protests were designed by Iran's enemies". Indeed, the Trump administration's response to the recent protests has been in stark contrast to the Obama administration's approach in 2009, when Iranians took to the streets to decry disputed election results.

Global News Flight Takes Off in 2018 But Takes People Back Into 2017
Author: 0 Flight Takes Off in 2018 But Takes People Back Into 2017

The passengers are *actual* time travellers though- give their aircraft's speed their watches will run slower relative to those of us not onboard. As a result, Hawaii is almost a day behind New Zealand, at the time of the flight. The anomaly was noticed by an American journalist which, even though quite common, amazed Twitter. Many travelers kicked off 2018 by scoring super-cheap flights to Paris or watching the fireworks in Guadalajara , the year's top trending NYE destination , but one ...

Global News Mega Millions jackpot reaches $363 million
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot reaches $363 million

UPDATE (10:38 a.m.): The Mega Millions jackpot has gone up to $361 million. The victor of the Mega Millions jackpot could take home a $361 million annuity, or $225 million in cash. Three players from Illinois, Kansas and Maryland split the jackpot. The odds of a $2 ticket hitting the jackpot are more than 292 million to 1. That includes 5 ticket holders in Iowa, New Hampshire and New Jersey who matched 5 numbers for $1 million.

Global News Utah's Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate
Author: 0 Utah's Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate

Hatch, 83, has served in the Senate since 1977 and is now the longest serving Republican in the Senate. Romney has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and the president has also lambasted him. After the election, Romney submitted himself as a candidate to be secretary of state in an excruciatingly public interview process. Romney thanked Hatch in a statement on Facebook and said Hatch "has represented the interests of Utah with distinction and honour".

Global News Bronx Furniture Store Catches On Fire
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Firefighters work to contain a fire in the Bronx section of New York , Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said firefighters arrived in less than 4 minutes and helped rescue tenants. The cause of the fire is unknown. The blaze began at about 5:30 a.m.at 1547 Commonwealth Ave.in the Van Nest neighborhood of the Bronx. FDNY said 200 firefighters fought the blaze and cold weather made it hard.

Author: 0 Powerful Hollywood Women Have United To Unveil A Sexual Harassment Action Plan

Hollywood women A-listers and actors launched an initiative to fight systemic sexual harassment in the film industry, months after Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual transgressions came to light. Drafting of legislation to punish companies that tolerate sexual harassment and to discourage nondisclosure agreements in such cases. It calls on women to wear black at Sunday's Golden Globes as a statement against gender and racial inequality, as well as raise awareness about the group's efforts.

Global News Children's Museum of La Crosse hosts Countdown to Noon event
Author: 0 Children's Museum of La Crosse hosts Countdown to Noon event

Kids under one get in for free, otherwise tickets are $15. Daijah Watterson, 5, of Hyde Park, was running around the room, scooping up balloons and stuffing them under her arm. "So I think it's great the kids get their own special party and have a fun time". The event runs from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. and is included in the price of admission to the zoo.

Global News Americans dead in Costa Rica plane crash
Author: 0 Americans dead in Costa Rica plane crash

Authorities said they were focusing on recovering the victims' bodies and would begin an investigation into the cause of the crash first thing Monday. "There are no survivors", the daily La Nacion said, citing Security Minister Gustavo Mata. Dawn and Matthew Wolfe, who have been vacationing in Costa Rica for a month, said they and their three children were sitting in a restaurant near Punta Islita Airport when the plane took off.

Global News Drogba, Toure, PSG, Monaco react to soccer legend's victory — George Weah
Author: 0 Drogba, Toure, PSG, Monaco react to soccer legend's victory — George Weah

The ex-football superstar was announced the victor on Thursday of Liberia's presidential run-off. The challenges facing the new president in Liberia will include fighting corruption, which many in Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's cabinet have been accused of, reducing poverty in a country where more than 64 percent of the people live on less than $1.50, improving the country's infrastructures decimated by the decade-long civil war, a low agricultural production which many of its export goods depend ...

Global News Terrorists storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama, jawan killed
Author: 0 Terrorists storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama, jawan killed

CRPF spokesperson Rajesh Yadav said the bodies of two terrorists have also been recovered while one more is believed to have been killed. Both attackers were killed in retaliatory action. The CRPF Training Centre building which militants attacked in Lethpora is up in flames as the firings from both the sides is going on. Moreover, Noor Mohammed Terthe aka Noor Trali was the divisional commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed, who was killed on December 26 during an encounter in Sambora area of Pulwama .

Global News 'Make America Gay Again' sign greets Mike Pence in Colorado
Author: 0 'Make America Gay Again' sign greets Mike Pence in Colorado

The women reportedly became less timid afterward, and later brought out chili and corn muffins for the county deputies and Secret Service agents who were stationed at the foot of the driveway. Later, he signed an amendment to that law that protects that community. He has also been accused of being a proponent of " conversion therapy ", a practice which purports to change individuals' sexual orientation via spiritual intervention.

Global News Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots surge past $300 million
Author: 0 Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots surge past $300 million

And you still have one more chance in 2017. This means the first Mega Millions jackpot for 2018 will roll over again. Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and the U.S. The largest all-time Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million, which was split by three winners in March 2012. The jackpot has been rolling since it was last won at $42 million on October 13.

Author: 0 Liberia president-elect says he will build on nation's gains

Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf led the country from back-to-back civil wars but was criticized for not better tackling corruption in the diamond-rich nation. Weah, who played for a string of football clubs including AC Milan and Paris St-Germain, will be taking charge of a country experiencing serious economic problems.

Global News Congress MLA Asha Kumari, booked for slapping woman cop, files counter complaint
Author: 0 Congress MLA Asha Kumari, booked for slapping woman cop, files counter complaint

Asha Kumari, the MLA, is a senior Congress leader. "She (woman constable) abused me and pushed me, she should have shown restrain, I am her mother's age, but yes I agree I should not have lost my temper". However, it was not like any other usual incident of politicians assaulting police personnel and this time Asha Kumari messed up with a wrong lady who slapped her right back on the face.

Global News Bitterly cold start to the New Year
Author: 0 Bitterly cold start to the New Year

Northwesterly winds pick up as we head towards midnight New Year's Eve, making it feel close to -25º at times. A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. High temperatures even under sunny skies will be lucky to reach the 5 degree mark, perhaps establishing a new record-cold high temperature for January 1 - the standing record of 5 degrees was set back in 1969.

Global News 2 dead in California workplace shooting
Author: 0 2 dead in California workplace shooting

It wasn't immediately clear whether the gunman shot himself or was shot by police. Witnesses said that the shooting took place in a building which housed a law office. They received reports of a shooter around 2:25 p.m. Friday. Several ambulances were on the scene. Dozens of police officers, including members of a SWAT team, surrounded the building.

Author: 0 Iran: Protest over soaring cost of living

The province bore the brunt of a November 14 natural disaster that killed at least 530 people and injured some 8,000 in Iran, leaving many others without shelter. Protesters also waved banners denouncing Iran's interference in the Arab region. Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri, a Rohani ally, suggested that hard-line opponents of the president may have started the protests in Mashhad.

Global News Arctic air will be here for the ball drop!
Author: 0 Arctic air will be here for the ball drop!

The reinforcing cold air over the new snow will result in single-digit highs Saturday . We drop down into the upper teens tonight and clouds will slowly move in throughout the night. As we ring in 2018, temperatures will be near 0, dropping as low as 7 below zero by Monday morning. 2018 is forecast to start with a mix of sun and cloud January 1 with a 60 percent chance of flurries.

Global News Colorado Rockies make history with Wade Davis signing
Author: 0 Colorado Rockies make history with Wade Davis signing

There's also a fourth-year vesting option that could elevate his total earnings to $66 million. According to Passan, the deal is worth $52 million over three years . Instead, they've ended up with Davis as the back of their bullpen. Keep in mind GM Jeff Bridich already signed right-hander Bryan Shaw to a three-year, $27m contract, and southpaw Jake McGee signed a deal for the same length and money, plus a $9m option.

Author: 0 Gunmen kill nine in church near Cairo

During a Palm Sunday service in April more than 40 people were killed and many more injured by bomb attacks in two separate cities and in May almost 30 people were killed when gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery.

Global News Husband in Custody, Cops Suspended in Young Brooklyn Mother's Stairwell Death
Author: 0 Husband in Custody, Cops Suspended in Young Brooklyn Mother's Stairwell Death

Police said they have arrested a man in connection with the death of a Brooklyn woman whose body was found at the bottom of a stairwell is now in custody. Her 2-year-old daughter was found in the home unharmed. Wells' husband, Barry Wells, was taken into police custody around 6 p.m. Wednesday with the assistance of family, friends and the New Rochelle Police Department, Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said on Thursday.

Global News Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center
Author: 0 Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said an unknown number of suicide attackers set off an explosion outside the center before carrying out an attack inside. The country is ranked 120 out of 180 on the organization's Press Freedom Index. "But many governors and local officials are unable to accept the principle of media independence, and the police and military are implicated in several cases of violence against journalists", the note read.

Global News Trump Blasts Vanity Fair Apology for Hillary Clinton Video
Author: 0 Trump Blasts Vanity Fair Apology for Hillary Clinton Video

Vanity Fair magazine apologised after receiving blowback on social media for a satirical video suggesting New Year's resolutions to Hillary Clinton . While the video in question is part of a larger series (past episodesfocus on the would-be New Years' resolutions of Donald Trump , Sarah Huckabee Sanders , and Gary Cohn ), the Clinton video has riled the Twitter-verse in an altogether different way.

Global News Powerball lottery winning numbers drawn; jackpot rolls to $384M
Author: 0 Powerball lottery winning numbers drawn; jackpot rolls to $384M

As for Powerball, no one matched all the numbers in Wednesday's drawing, so the jackpot is expected to go over $384 million for Saturday's drawing. A Mega Millions ticket also costs $2 . No one matched all winning numbers. The Powerball game has a comparative arrangement. The numbers from that drawing are 3-9-16-56-60 and Powerball 3.

Global News Democrat Jones officially declared victor over Roy Moore
Author: 0 Democrat Jones officially declared victor over Roy Moore

Conspiracy theories have spread in online conservative groups since the election, alleging without evidence that black voters were bussed in from other states to vote for Mr Jones. The win came after Moore, best known for stands against gay marriage and the public display of the Ten Commandments, was dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls that occurred decades ago.

Global News Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead after massive heart attack
Author: 0 Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead after massive heart attack

She remained on life support as of Thursday morning, her mother Esaw Snipes told the News. "She's not gone, she's brain dead", her mother told the New York Daily News . The father-of-six's death sparked widespread protests. Her mother said Erica had previously suffered a heart attack due to an enlarged heart shortly after her son, named after her father, was born in August.

Global News 3 children killed in crash in southwest Missouri, troopers say
Author: 0 3 children killed in crash in southwest Missouri, troopers say

Another vehicle also going eastbound hit the Traverse, which made it run off the roadway and overturn. A highway patrol report says a tractor trailer struck a vehicle causing it to lose control and cross the center line. Two-year-old Isaac Verde was in a vehicle seat at the time of the crash, and Eric, 7, was wearing a seat belt, according to Lueckenhoff. Their ages and conditions were not available.

Global News WhatsApp To Stop Working On These Devices From Jan 1
Author: 0 WhatsApp To Stop Working On These Devices From Jan 1

The instant messaging application will not be supported on phones running BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8.0 after December 31, 2018. For BlackBerry users, it is recommended that they switch to an Android-powered BlackBerry device to keep getting WhatsApp updates, whereas Windows Phone users can upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile devices, although it may be a good time for them to switch to Android or iOS .

Global News Cold spell to stretch through New Year's
Author: 0 Cold spell to stretch through New Year's

Local temperatures will remain below freezing most of the week with a blast of arctic air causing them to plummet this weekend. Weather service data fro the Hartford-region shows that the record low for December 27th is 0 degrees, set more than a century ago.

Global News Ukraine, Russia-backed separatists swap more than 300 prisoners
Author: 0 Ukraine, Russia-backed separatists swap more than 300 prisoners

The exchange of prisoners could affect 380 people in eastern rebel area of Ukraine . "My son rang", the mother of a Ukrainian prisoner Oleksandr Oliynyk told the Ukrainian news channel 112. Ukraine's eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions have been mired in conflict since separatists declared their independence from Kiev in spring 2014, shortly after Russia's controversial annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

Global News Virginia officials postpone draw to decide tied statehouse election
Author: 0 Virginia officials postpone draw to decide tied statehouse election

That decision left the two candidates tied with 11,608 votes each in a district that encompasses the shipping hub of Newport News in southeastern Virginia, setting the stage for the equivalent of a coin toss to pick a final victor. During the hearing, Republican lawyers argued the line through Simonds' bubble was meant to cross off her name and vote for Yancey. "At the end of the day this is really about the integrity of elections in Virginia".

Global News Oswego County homeowners can now prepay 2018 property taxes
Author: 0 Oswego County homeowners can now prepay 2018 property taxes

Another reason for the inability to itemize is that home equity loan interest will no longer be deductible, and the deduction for real estate taxes plus Maryland income taxes paid is capped at $10,000. "This move will have a devastating effect on thousands of NY homeowners", Cuomo said in a statement. "We understand that for some, it would not be feasible nor practical".

Global News USA police remove white supremacist group's memorial to Justine Ruszczyk
Author: 0 USA police remove white supremacist group's memorial to Justine Ruszczyk

Minneapolis Police spokesman John Elder told Minnesota Public Radio News that the department "cannot allow any memorial and anything like that to be put up at that location". Freeman told a group of union members on December 13 that he does not have enough evidence to decide yet whether he'll file charges against officer Mohamed Noor , and he blamed "investigators" for not doing their jobs.

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