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Global Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old Florida boy
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old Florida boy

Authorities tracked down his nanny, 57-year-old Blanca Castro. Dominic is about 3 feet tall with brown hair and brown eyes. She was arrested on Friday and booked into the Knight Correctional Facility. [Photo: Florida Department of Law Enforcement]Dominic was last seen wearing a grey pajama shirt with dinosaurs on it and green shorts. He has brown hair and eyes, authorities say.

Global Elderly man stuck in elevator for almost a month found dead
Author: 0 Elderly man stuck in elevator for almost a month found dead

He'd pushed the emergency button two times eight minutes apart on July 6, when he first got stuck, but wasn't discovered until residents of the building complained of a awful smell coming from an elevator. 'Something is not right , ' Pixley said. Now police and fire officials are working to figure out exactly what happened in the elevator vehicle, and why Komisarchik's calls for help went seemingly unanswered.

Global World's oldest man, Holocaust survivor, dies aged 113
Author: 0 World's oldest man, Holocaust survivor, dies aged 113

Yisrael passed away today. According to Israeli news site Ynet, Kristal is survived by two children, nine grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. After growing up in Poland, Kristal worked in the family confectionary business until Nazi Germany invaded Poland in 1939.

Global Briton converted to Islam during six years as al Qaida hostage
Author: 0 Briton converted to Islam during six years as al Qaida hostage

The South African tourist said he did not believe his captors knew his nationality and warned what might have happened if he was British. "I see a lot of good in Islam". However, Mr McGown, who said he initially believed the group was "pulling my leg", said he was well treated, particularly after he converted to Islam.

Author: 0 Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea

He is risky. As a citizen, a former USA senator and 12-year member of the Armed Services Committee, I urge you to act once. It is ratcheting up the pressure on North Korea. "Thousands of North Korean citizens packing the square in that nation's capital in a display of unity". Tillerson has also hinted at other efforts, telling reporters on August 9 that "we have a very active, ongoing diplomatic effort, most of which is behind the scenes because that's where diplomacy is most effective".

Global Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte coming to store shelves
Author: 0 Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte coming to store shelves

Customers are going to be getting some serious value for money as well, as a 14-ounce bottle will only cost $2.79 (€2.36), compared to us regularly splashing out a fiver to taste the spicy coffee. While nutritional information on the drink isn't available just yet, it's likely that the beverage will serve as more of a treat than as an everyday pick-me-up.

Global Canada sets up border camp as number of Asylum seekers swell
Author: 0 Canada sets up border camp as number of Asylum seekers swell

The camp, not far from the border processing center in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, about 60 kilometers south of Montreal, will be able to house about 500 people. The Canadian Red Cross is now in charge of the operations at the temporary camp for asylum seekers. More than 3,300 people crossed into Quebec between 1 January and 30 June.

Global Photos Give Us A Peek Inside The White House During Massive Renovation
Author: 0 Photos Give Us A Peek Inside The White House During Massive Renovation

Walls that once held photos were bare as moving pods were stationed on West Executive Drive between the West Wing and Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Workers are seen on the lawn outside of the Brady Briefing Room. Ladders are seen inside of a press office in the West Wing. Construction cranes work to fix the South Portico steps.

Global Penn State Hazing Death: Judge Orders Contempt Hearing for Fraternity Adviser
Author: 0 Penn State Hazing Death: Judge Orders Contempt Hearing for Fraternity Adviser

Bream was not in the courtroom Friday when he was called as a witness by defense attorney Leonard Ambrose. The consent of Bream, 56, would undermine the element of recklessness involved in some of the allegations, Ambrose said. There's no video from the basement, and the lead detective says he now suspects it was purposely erased and charges may result. Whether the basement camera was positioned to capture any activity was unclear, Pennlive.com reported.

Global IAS officer found dead at rly stn
Author: 0 IAS officer found dead at rly stn

Pandey's body was found on Thursday from the railway tracks about one km from Ghaziabad railway station, the police said. My suicide note is kept in a bag in the room number 742 of Leela Palace Hotel. "After my death, inform my relatives". They found the body near the railway track and unidentified. Following which, he took a flight to New Delhi via Varanasi.

Global Houston man finds abandoned newborn in the bushes covered with these
Author: 0 Houston man finds abandoned newborn in the bushes covered with these

Investigators say the girl was less than an hour old. According to the statement the Houston man made to police investigators, the newborn baby girl's body was covered in both ants and other debris. Child Protective Services is helping in the investigation. Child Protective Services say the baby would be taken into temporary custody while they look for a relative who is willing to care for the child long term.

Global A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now
Author: 0 A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now

Seoul is 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) to the northwest, Tokyo is 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) north and Taipei is 1,700 miles (2,700 kilometers) west. "I know we woke up to the media reports of revenge on the United States and this so-called newfound technology that allows it to target Guam". The American military presence on Guam consists of two bases - Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south - which are home to 7,000 USA troops.

Global 30 children, including newborns, die in India hospital
Author: 0 30 children, including newborns, die in India hospital

Multiple local media reports said the children died after the company which was supplying oxygen stopped the service, apparently over non-payment of dues running into millions of rupees. The hospital administration has enough supply of cylinders in its stock. The state government has also rubbished reports about non-availability of oxygen at the hospital.

Global Vidya Balan in reconstituted Censor Board
Author: 0 Vidya Balan in reconstituted Censor Board

Speaking to PTI after his appointment, Joshi noted, "Good intent is the best beginning". Controversy's favorite child Pahlaj Nihlani, infamous among the masses for his censor decisions has been sacked from his position as chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification in India ( CBFC ).

Global Philippines prepares for N.Korea's Guam missile threat
Author: 0 Philippines prepares for N.Korea's Guam missile threat

On Wednesday, the governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, said in a video addressing the people of Guam that "there is no threat to our island or the Marinas". The missile defense program is meant to shoot down shorter range missiles. North Korea has threatened a missile strike against the US territory of Guam as tensions continue to mount, even suggesting a mid-August timeline.

Global Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (PBR) Upgraded at TheStreet
Author: 0 Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (PBR) Upgraded at TheStreet

About 624 shares traded. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) has risen 39.56% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.86% the S&P500. Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has 0% invested in MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ:MSTR) for 2,447 shares. Huntington Retail Bank has 463 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Global 1 swimmer found, another missing in Lake Superior at Duluth
Author: 0 1 swimmer found, another missing in Lake Superior at Duluth

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says a 38-year-old man from Osceola, Wisconsin and his 10-year-old daughter from Hudson, Wisconsin were swimming and found themselves in trouble, dragged away from shore by a suspected rip current. They found the man about 40 minutes later. A Duluth firefighter was injured when he took in a large amount of water during the rescue effort. The firefighters floated in the water next to their upside-down boat, trying to let the waves push them toward shore.

Global In Japan : Government approves US Marine flights of Ospreys after crash
Author: 0 In Japan : Government approves US Marine flights of Ospreys after crash

Japan's Defense Ministry will allow USA military MV-22 Osprey flights to continue in the country, despite previously calling for them to be grounded after a fatal crash killed three marines . Other critics have slammed the Osprey - which takes off and lands like a helicopter but flies like an airplane - as being unsafe. An MV-22 Osprey crashed off the eastern coast of Australia on Saturday, leaving three U.S.

Global Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea
Author: 0 Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea

It added that the plan would be put into practice at any moment, once leader Kim Jong Un made a decision, which involves firing medium- to long-range rockets at Guam, which is home to a strategic outpost of the USA military that includes a submarine squadron, an air base and a Coast Guard unit.

Global After voting for sanctions, China tells North Korea to act 'smart'
Author: 0 After voting for sanctions, China tells North Korea to act 'smart'

The minister also praised the remarks of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , after the US made a series of guarantees including it did not seek a regime change in North Korea or an accelerated reunification of the Korean peninsula. "Owing to China's traditional economic ties with North Korea, it will mainly be China paying the price for implementing the resolution", a statement from the Foreign Ministry cited Wang as saying.

Global Rochester Hills woman dies in hippopotamus attack
Author: 0 Rochester Hills woman dies in hippopotamus attack

National Geographic placed hippos on its "Deadly 60" list, stating the animal "is extremely unpredictable, making it the most risky mammal in Africa". Her grandson Eric Strickler wrote on Facebook: 'You were an wonderful woman and the greatest grandmother anyone could ask for'. Kirken served as the vice president of Arbonne International, a cosmetics and skincare company, and had worked with the organization for more than 20 years, according to her profile on the site.

Global Kenya opposition slams polls 'charade', results process
Author: 0 Kenya opposition slams polls 'charade', results process

Odinga's complaints of election irregularities have stoked fears of aggrieved supporters taking to the streets in a scenario reminiscent of 2007's post-election violence. "Leaders above all need to make that clear". Two protesters were shot and killed by police in the slum area of Mathare on the outskirts of Nairobi, two sources who aren't being named for their safety told CNN.

Global Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered hearing loss
Author: 0 Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered hearing loss

The State Department has expelled two diplomats from Cuba's Embassy in Washington following a series of unexplained incidents in Cuba that left USA officials there with physical symptoms. US officials took pains to say tourists were not impacted; the Cuban Foreign Ministry said it was informed February 17 and launched an investigation.

Global Spike In Rates At Trump DC Hotel Helped Reverse Expected Losses
Author: 0 Spike In Rates At Trump DC Hotel Helped Reverse Expected Losses

The Washington Post reports that the Trump Organization turned a $1.97 million profit on the business in the first four months of 2017, which is $4.1 million more than $2.1 million loss the company projected. The new records bolster concerns about the hotel and the Trump Organization. According to The Hill, Trump promised to donate any profits from foreign governments to the USA treasury in an attempt to curb controversy.

Global Patients Treated for Chemical Release at Hospital Emergency Room
Author: 0 Patients Treated for Chemical Release at Hospital Emergency Room

JASON SCHREIBER/UNION LEADER CORRESPONDENTMultiple ambulances responded to Exeter Hospital Friday during a 'mass casualty incident'. Five staffers in the operating room initially complained of feeling dizzy, and the current number of patients is unknown, according to the hospital.

Global Donald Trump: Transgender Ban 'Great Favour' To US Military
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Transgender Ban 'Great Favour' To US Military

Mr Trump announced in a series of tweets last month that he would reverse a decision by his predecessor President Barack Obama to allow transgender people to serve openly in the USA armed forces. The lawsuit makes this claim based on "information and belief". He also said transgender personnel made it harder for the military to focus on "decisive and overwhelming victory".

Global Sen. Luther Strange touts Trump endorsement in new ads
Author: 0 Sen. Luther Strange touts Trump endorsement in new ads

A narrator cues up the tweet by adding, "President Trump says Luther Strange is the best conservative to pass our agenda". "He has my complete and total endorsement!" Luther Strange is widely considered to be the establishment candidate for the US Senate seat to replace now Attorney General Jeff Sessions .

Global Syrian army closes in on IS-held town in Raqqa
Author: 0 Syrian army closes in on IS-held town in Raqqa

Also on Wednesday, the SDF killed at least 29 ISIS jihadists and freed 264 civilians from the Nazlat Shehadeh neighbourhood, southern Raqqa , the SDF Media Centre reported. Those with families tend to be the ones to hand themselves over", he told Reuters. A handful of civilians have trickled out of the city each day, but most can not leave.

Global Bill Hader takes on Anthony Scaramucci on Weekend Update
Author: 0 Bill Hader takes on Anthony Scaramucci on Weekend Update

If these are the kind of cameos we can expect from Weekend Update: Summer Edition , then you won't hear me complaining about NBC oversaturating the brand of SNL (which they even joked about during this first episode), especially if it means they get to take advantage of the headline-making satire they would otherwise have missed out on.

Global Mamata Banerjee to meet Sonia Gandhi, Oppn leaders
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee to meet Sonia Gandhi, Oppn leaders

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to be present. This came amid an atmosphere of distrust after NCP claimed to have supplied the winning vote to Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha election, which Sonia Gandhi's close aide refused to readily buy.

Global Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC Takes Position in Air Lease Corporation (AL)
Author: 0 Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC Takes Position in Air Lease Corporation (AL)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of SEE . Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 26,000 shares in the company, valued at $558,740. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.65 earnings per share . On average, analysts predict that Air Lease Corporation will post $3.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Global U.S. airstrikes target al-Shabab fighters in Somalia
Author: 0 U.S. airstrikes target al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

The U.S. military has announced two new airstrikes against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia , and Somalia's president says the joint operation killed a high-level leader of the group. Al-Shabaab militants stormed the Abal village, located southwest to capital Mogadishu and forced Robow's loyalists to retreat from Abal village. "This individual was part of an al-Shabaab terrorist network responsible for planning and executing several bombings and assassinations in Mogadishu that have ...

Global At least 28 dead following train crash in Egypt
Author: 0 At least 28 dead following train crash in Egypt

Dr Abu Homs, head of Alexandria's ambulance services, said he fears the death toll and number of injured could rise further. Egypt's roads and railways have a poor safety record and people have long complained that governments have failed to enforce basic safeguards.

Global Morocco confirms bid to host the 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 Morocco confirms bid to host the 2026 World Cup

North America has a late challenge from North Africa in the contest to host the 2026 World Cup . The Royal Morocco Football Federation (RMFF) confirmed in a statement that they had submitted their candidacy to world football's governing body.

Global Woman in BMW plunges seven floors off garage and lives
Author: 0 Woman in BMW plunges seven floors off garage and lives

The woman in the auto which plummeted over the edge suffered minor injuries in the spectacular smash, and has since recovered. According to officials, a woman's BMW went through retention wires, hit the building across the alley as it fell, and rupturing a gas line.

Global Jagan's comments reflects his sadist mentality: CM
Author: 0 Jagan's comments reflects his sadist mentality: CM

As Balakrishna has massive fan following in Rayalaseema , Telugu Desam Party has decide to field Balayya in the election campaign. He said that the words came out of anger as the Chief Minister failed to fulfill the promises made during elections.

Global Slavery and trafficking is 'in every city and big town'
Author: 0 Slavery and trafficking is 'in every city and big town'

The NCA released figures on Thursday showing there are now more than 300 live policing operations targeting modern slavery in the United Kingdom, with cases affecting "every large town and city in the country". Among the most shocking examples outlined were a 12-year-old Roma girl who had apparently been "effectively sold by her father" into domestic servitude in Britain.

Global Child killed in Lalamusa by cars in Nawaz Sharif's motorcade
Author: 0 Child killed in Lalamusa by cars in Nawaz Sharif's motorcade

Sharif, who was disqualified from office by the Supreme Court on July 28, won the constituency in the 2013 general election. "Why was Nawaz Sharif ousted?" In the process, new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi "has cut a lonely figure in Islamabad , seemingly left alone to steer the ship of the government at a critical moment in the country's history", it said.

Global Tourism a major casualty of China quake
Author: 0 Tourism a major casualty of China quake

Authorities were seeking to help more victims Thursday, with the Sichuan provincial fire department saying 16 tourists were stranded in a picturesque spot called Panda Sea. Photos from the area posted on social media showed masses of people milling about on streets scattered with light debris, and a taxi dented from being hit by a large boulder.

Global The cost will be high if nuclear deal violated, Iran warns
Author: 0 The cost will be high if nuclear deal violated, Iran warns

So apart from seeing if their missiles work, should the worst happen, why is Iran so interested in the new administration's handling of North Korea? It may also use this opportunity to finally cement its "road to the sea" as more than just an idea, but as a concrete reality.

Global United States destroyer in South China Sea called 'provocation' by Beijing
Author: 0 United States destroyer in South China Sea called 'provocation' by Beijing

China, which claims the South China Sea virtually in entirety, has protested such repeated USA military operations, which President Trump's administration has continued partly to reassure allies locked in territorial rifts with Beijing. "They called and said "please turn around, you are in our waters", the official said. "We told them we are a USA [ship] conducting routine operations in worldwide waters".

Author: 0 Terrorists Are Sending Money Through PayPal, eBay

The money was sent to a 30-year-old U.S. citizen who had pledged allegiance to ISIS through allegedly fraudulent transactions on the eBay platform. The alleged recipient of the funds, Mohamed Elshinawy, pretended to sell computer printers on eBay in order to disguise PayPal payments he received from ISIS members overseas, according to a recently unsealed affidavit filed in a federal court in Baltimore.

Global Wife of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif seeks parliament seat
Author: 0 Wife of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif seeks parliament seat

Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified by a five-member bench of the supreme court for concealing his employment with Capital FZE, a firm owned by his younger son Hassan Nawaz, decried the involvement of hidden hands behind his ouster. We will all stand up against this system and no one can stop Pakistan from progressing, he announced while hoping to change the destiny of the country.

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