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Global Cops confirm billionaire couple died in 'targeted' double murder
Author: 0 Cops confirm billionaire couple died in 'targeted' double murder

The family said in a statement Friday that the new conclusion "was expressed by the family from the outset and is consistent with the findings of the independent autopsy and investigation". Sgt. Gomes said police had difficulty acquiring access to searching and seizing the electronic's of Barry's workplace at Apotex, a Canadian pharmaceutical corporation, founded by Barry Sherman with more than $1 billion a year in sales.

Global 'Padmaavat' gets full security for release in Mumbai
Author: 0 'Padmaavat' gets full security for release in Mumbai

With its release it turned out that all the controversies that continued for months in India and which led to the filmmakers to cut some scenes and even change name of the movie had nothing to do with reality. It's a poor commentary on governance that India should be so divided over the historical accuracy or otherwise of a film whose raison d'etre is entertainment.

Global Air Power One wants new fridges - and it's going to price $24M
Author: 0 Air Power One wants new fridges - and it's going to price $24M

In December, the Air Force awarded Boeing a contract to replace two "chillers", or refrigerators, on Air Force One - for a total cost of $US23,657,671. When he was running for president, Trump bragged he would swap out Air Force One with his private stream and has been wildly incredulous of the cost of the new Air Force One program before, expressing "costs are crazy" and "scratch off request!" in a December 2016 tweet.

Global US Rep. Kennedy to deliver Democratic response to Trump's SOTU
Author: 0 US Rep. Kennedy to deliver Democratic response to Trump's SOTU

Kennedy's father, the late U.S. Sen. The younger Kennedy has served in Congress since 2013. He is serving his third term as a MA congressman. Kennedy said on Twitter that he was "deeply honored" to represent his party's agenda, which "stands in powerful contrast to President Trump's broken promises to American families".

Global Man shot in Sydney 'after stabbing police officer'
Author: 0 Man shot in Sydney 'after stabbing police officer'

The previous day, police had sent out an appeal asking for public assistance to locate him. A 50-year-old NSW Police officer has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after being stabbed in an incident that reportedly saw the alleged offender shot dead.

Global United Nations official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Myanmar
Author: 0 United Nations official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Myanmar

U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson was accused of a "personal attack" on Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi after an excoriating take down of the former darling of the global rights community as he resigned from a panel on the Rohingya crisis. "If you put human rights ahead in premium and values, then one day you would lose the dignity - you erode, derogate the dignity of your fellowmen", he said.

Global Gronkowski on practice field, still in concussion protocol
Author: 0 Gronkowski on practice field, still in concussion protocol

As no Patriots will be playing in the Pro Bowl (obviously), this injury report has little bearing on Super Bowl Sunday. But the tight end's quick return to practice certainly justifies the Patriots' optimism that characterized most Gronkowski reports since the AFC Championship Game.

Global First lady skips Davos with Trump
Author: 0 First lady skips Davos with Trump

Despite the rebuttals, recent headlines have inevitably made for a hard period for the first lady. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, divulged details about her alleged relationship with Trump during a 2011 interview with In Touch Weekly, which never ran until January 17 of this year.

Global Edgewood Management LLC Acquires 2491 Shares of Starbucks Co. (SBUX)
Author: 0 Edgewood Management LLC Acquires 2491 Shares of Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 2,007 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 129 shares during the period. Starbucks Corp. on Thursday reported a 5.9 percent increase in net revenue to 6.1 billion for its first quarter, ended December 31, 2017, driven by increased spending per transaction.

Global Trey Gowdy Disputes Justice Dept. Warning on FISA Memo
Author: 0 Trey Gowdy Disputes Justice Dept. Warning on FISA Memo

If the GOP goes public with its document, he added, Democrats would insist that their memo also be publicized. "If these reports are accurate, we are witnessing an ongoing attack by the Russian government through Kremlin-linked social media actors directly acting to intervene and influence our democratic process", Schiff and Feinstein wrote .

Global McConnell seeks immigration deal by Feb 8
Author: 0 McConnell seeks immigration deal by Feb 8

Eighteen senators, including members of both parties, were opposed. Update: President Trump signed a short-term spending bill that will fund the government through February 8, ending a weekend-long government shutdown . Trump said Democrats are favoring services and security for non-U.S. citizens. McCaskill played an instrumental role in negotiations and was "very constructive", said Collins in an interview on Monday.

Global President Trump rejects bipartisan immigration proposal
Author: 0 President Trump rejects bipartisan immigration proposal

Jeff Sessions who joined the Trump transition team in 2016, has long held hardline views on immigration . "And I think we're never going to get there as long as we embrace concepts that can not possibly get 60 votes". Schumer said he left optimistic that they were on the cusp of a deal, before Kelly called later to nix it. "First and foremost we have to reopen our government".

Global Ex-Brazil Head Lula Banned from Travelling Abroad Amid Bribery Scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Brazil Head Lula Banned from Travelling Abroad Amid Bribery Scandal

Da Silva had been invited to speak in the African nation of Ethiopia at a forum on hunger organized by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization. As the appeals decision was broadcast live Wednesday, three of the top 10 topics trending worldwide on Twitter were about the case. At No. 5 on the worldwide trending list was "CadeAProva", or "WhereIsTheProof", reflecting how the case has split this social media-mad country.

Global Thierry Henry: I'm a big fan of Mkhitaryan
Author: 0 Thierry Henry: I'm a big fan of Mkhitaryan

Jose Mourinho confirms that @Alexis_Sanchez will be part of #MUFC 's squad travelling to Yeovil for Friday night's @EmiratesFACup clash. "I think he goes to a great club and gets a great contract so you can understand it when a professional player can combine both aspects".

Global Mitch Landrieu and other USA mayors skip White House meeting with Trump
Author: 0 Mitch Landrieu and other USA mayors skip White House meeting with Trump

At least the mayors of three cities that received Justice Department letters were meant to attend Wednesday's meeting: Michael Hancock of Denver , Greg Fischer of Louisville, Kentucky, and de Blasio. President Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House Wednesday. "In addition to a brief meeting with [Trump] today, we were invited to visit with the vice president and officials with key departments, including the Army Corps of Engineers, HUD and the Office of ...

Global High-speed chase ends in head-on collision in Arizona
Author: 0 High-speed chase ends in head-on collision in Arizona

Most of the chase was on freeways, including Interstate 10, and at normal driving speeds as troopers tailed the SUV from a distance and a law enforcement helicopter flew overhead. The chase ended in Tempe, Arizona when Tabel's auto slammed into another vehicle head-on and, as seen on helicopter video obtained by CNN, was shrouded in a cloud of smoke.

Global Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal
Author: 0 Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal

Under the agreement, Democrats provided enough votes to pass the stopgap spending measure keeping the government open until February 8. A key reason why the White House has not agreed to a deal that would reopen the federal government is that West Wing officials are insisting on almost all of their demands for clamping down on the nation's immigration system, sources inside the White House and Capitol Hill said.

Global USA troops risk getting caught in crossfire amid Turkish-Kurdish fighting
Author: 0 USA troops risk getting caught in crossfire amid Turkish-Kurdish fighting

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to continue military action to rid Syria of US-allied Kurdish militias, despite a warning from Washington for Turkey not to risk a clash with its forces in the region. "Washington has been making open as well as behind-the-scenes deliveries of modern weapons into Syria, in order to transfer them to the detachments that are cooperating with it, first of all, the Syrian Democratic Forces that rely on Kurdish militias", Lavrov said.

Global Stormy Daniels, Trump's alleged former mistress, performs at SC strip club
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels, Trump's alleged former mistress, performs at SC strip club

Miss Daniels claims that she had a sexual encounter with the President shortly after he tied the knot with the first lady, Melania Trump . The first lady did, however, depart with the President later that day to Mar-a-Lago for the long holiday weekend, although she was not spotted with him during two evening dinners hosted by Trump , one with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and another with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy .

Global Swiss mummy identified as ancestor of Boris Johnson
Author: 0 Swiss mummy identified as ancestor of Boris Johnson

It was well preserved due to a high level of mercury in the remains, often a sign that someone had been treated for syphilis. The BBC reports that the body was uncovered in 1975 while renovations were being carried out on the city's Barfüsser Church.

Global Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard
Author: 0 Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Karnataka's Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy had on Wednesday urged pro-Kannada organisations and the other protesters to observe a peaceful Bandh on January 25. Repeated efforts by the state seeking Prime Minister's intervention to solve the issue has also not been successful. The Mahadayi river is essentially a rain-fed river shared between Karnataka and Goa .

Global City Council on high alert ahead of Storm Georgina
Author: 0 City Council on high alert ahead of Storm Georgina

Met Eireann says a "depression now named Storm Georgina " will be strongest felt in the north-west of the country. The other weather warning is for all of Ireland, as southwest winds are expected to reach mean speeds of between 55 and 65 km/hr, gusting to 110 km/hr at times this evening and tonight.

Global Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown
Author: 0 Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown

Democrats agreed to vote along with the Republicans to end the three-day stalemate after they secured assurance from Republican leaders to address the fate of young, undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers. The measure also extends the Children's Health Insurance Program through 2023 and suspends three Obamacare-related taxes and fees. While the polling on the government shutdown suggested that Democrats were poised to benefit politically from the latest battle in Washington , it was ...

Global NYC Sues Huge Pharma for $500M Over Opioid Disaster
Author: 0 NYC Sues Huge Pharma for $500M Over Opioid Disaster

Purdue Pharma, Teva, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, Endo, Allergan, Watson and various subsidiaries were all manufacturers named in the lawsuit. Tuesday's filing follows a suit the city leveled against oil companies, similarly accusing them of contributing to climate change, which the mayor announced on January 10.

Global ASEAN commemorative summit begins on Thursday
Author: 0 ASEAN commemorative summit begins on Thursday

With an eye on increasing Chinese naval assertiveness in the South China Sea , maritime security and cooperation is at the top of the agenda of the much anticipated India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit in New Delhi starting tomorrow. How can India & ASEAN further their ties. The MoUs exchanged between the two counties in space cooperation would define the framework and conditions of cooperation for the establishment of a facility to provide Indian remote sensing satellite data over ASEAN ...

Global U.S. defence chief Mattis says Rohingya plight worse than media portrayals
Author: 0 U.S. defence chief Mattis says Rohingya plight worse than media portrayals

After stops in Indonesia and Vietnam, Mattis plans to visit Hawaii to meet with U.S. Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris. In 2010, the United States had lifted its ban on military contact with Kopasus, which was initially imposed due to accusations of human rights violations by its members in Aceh, Papua, and East Timor.

Global Rep. Patrick Meehan Says Sexual Harassment Accuser Left Him
Author: 0 Rep. Patrick Meehan Says Sexual Harassment Accuser Left Him "Hurt"

The New York Times first reported over the weekend that Meehan used an undisclosed amount of taxpayer funds to settle a sexual harassment case brought by his former staffer, who has not yet been named. "Sometimes I have the tendency to lash out to others on the staff", Meehan said. "Her privacy is important to her, so she is not willing to discuss the fact of this case in the media".

Global Kentucky high school shooting leaves two dead, 17 hurt
Author: 0 Kentucky high school shooting leaves two dead, 17 hurt

His name and mugshot also will not be released. One of the wounded victims was named as Daniel Austin . "Find ways to know each other", Aztec resident Susan Aguirre said. You can listen to it here. Marshall County High School is home of the Marshals. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families in Marshall County", Sanders said.

Global Flu continues to plague Lane County
Author: 0 Flu continues to plague Lane County

Allison Baroco, an infectious disease specialist at Augusta Health. You should call NHS 111 or see your GP if you're anxious about your baby or child's symptoms, are aged 65 or over, are pregnant, have a long-term health condition or weakened immune symptom, or if your symptoms haven't improved after seven days.

Global Here's how the 2018 Academy Awards nominations made Oscars history
Author: 0 Here's how the 2018 Academy Awards nominations made Oscars history

Morrison is helping to make strides in female cinematography everywhere she goes, which means people are surely about to start wondering what's next for her after the release of this superhero film. Netflix netted eight Oscar nominations on Monday, surpassing its total haul from all previous years. Both actresses have been nominated 3 times in the acting categories.

Global Police arrests rapist and killer of a seven-year-old minor
Author: 0 Police arrests rapist and killer of a seven-year-old minor

Pakistani police yesterday arrested the key suspect accused of raping and murdering a young girl in a case that enraged the country and stoked fears a serial killer was preying on children in the city of Kasur . Reports say that a video has emerged of her walking hand-in-hand with a stranger and police are verifying the footage. But police detained him again and conducted the DNA test, which confirmed him as the perpetrator.

Global Father of arrested terrorist Abdul Subhan Qureshi cries foul
Author: 0 Father of arrested terrorist Abdul Subhan Qureshi cries foul

Qureshi was nabbed by the police from Ghazipur area on Saturday, where he had arrived to meet his associate. "He came back to India to revive Indian Mujahideen", the DCP said in a press conference. During his stay in Delhi, he grew very close to Safdar Nagori, the then general secretary of Central Advisory Committee of SIMI. In order to evade arrest , he shifted base to Karnataka where he came in touch with Riyaz Bhatkal and Iqbal Bhatkal.

Global Terrorists Attack International Aid Group in Eastern Afghanistan
Author: 0 Terrorists Attack International Aid Group in Eastern Afghanistan

Afghanistan's TOLO news channel published footage showing dozens of what it said were Afghan Special Forces members at the scene. Meanwhile, an official on condition of anonymity said the suicide vehicle bombing occurred next to the office of non-governmental organisation Save the Children and a gun battle is going.

Global Look TPP to be signed in March
Author: 0 Look TPP to be signed in March

For Australia that means new trade agreements with Canada and Mexico and greater market access to Japan, Chile, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei. "It's a pretty sombre day for the 220,000 Canadians that depend on dairy for their livelihood", said Jacques Lefebvre, CEO of the Dairy Farmers of Canada.

Global Winter storm bears down on region
Author: 0 Winter storm bears down on region

Some of the highest snow totals from where the storm has already passed include 18.8 inches in Ely, Nev., and 18 inches at Wolf Creek Pass, Colo. Snow and wind will last into the evening as low pressure intensifies over western Kansas. Winds will be gusting up to 40 miles per hour with whiteout conditions and drifting likely. Roadway visibility could be a quarter of a mile or less at the height of the storm, AccuWeather meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said.

Global Venezuela legislature calls for early election in Maduro-friendly move
Author: 0 Venezuela legislature calls for early election in Maduro-friendly move

During a regularly scheduled session, lawmakers agreed to "undertake Venezuela's presidential election process in the first four months of 2018", said ANC member Diosdado Cabello, who presented the motion to the assembly. As a result, much of the opposition may well boycott an April election. "Certainly the people would have to decide". They point out that the election announcement itself was made by the new, pro-government national legislature Maduro created past year - which he did by ...

Global Lindsey Graham Slams Trump Aide, Says White House Staff Making Negotiations 'Difficult'
Author: 0 Lindsey Graham Slams Trump Aide, Says White House Staff Making Negotiations 'Difficult'

Presidential historian Jon Meacham warned on Monday that immigration reform was being undermined by President Donald Trump's inability to shut out extremist members of his staff like policy adviser Stephen Miller . Graham on Sunday pointed to the meddling of White House aides, saying Trump initially wanted a cheaper proposal for the border wall following estimates that requested $18 billion for its construction.

Global Senate GOP will seek stay to Pa. Supreme Court redistricting decision
Author: 0 Senate GOP will seek stay to Pa. Supreme Court redistricting decision

The majority of justices gave the Republican-controlled legislature until February 9 to draw up a new plan for approval by Democratic Governor Tom Wolf or have the court do it for them. Senate seat, in addition to six U.S. House seats, also hailed the court's decision. District courts typically have been loathe to step into cases and rulings based on state Constitutions unless they are seen to violate the U.S.

Author: 0 Countdown begins as Congress races toward a government shutdown

Ryan is transferring $32 million of those funds to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) ahead of the midterm elections, his team said in a release on Thursday. Democrats said without these protections, they would not support a spending bill, but said Republicans have made it clear they will pass an immigration plan that includes these protections prior to the March 5 deadline, when current protections expire.

Global Sydney train accident: passengers trapped and injured at Richmond station
Author: 0 Sydney train accident: passengers trapped and injured at Richmond station

Emergency services are on the scene. Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, and fire and rescue teams were deployed to escort passengers off the train . "My first thoughts are with those who have suffered some form of injury", he said. A train accident at Richmond Station in Sydney's north-west has left at least 15 people injured.

Global Turkey wants global support for its
Author: 0 Turkey wants global support for its "olive branch" offensive

Recently, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington, DC intends to maintain an open-ended presence in Syria , not only to fight ISIL and al-Qaeda, but also to counter the influence of Iran, one of the strongest allies of the Syrian government.

Global Here's What To Expect In Yosemite During Gov't Shutdown
Author: 0 Here's What To Expect In Yosemite During Gov't Shutdown

Jeff Graham wanted to hike in the Smoky National Park this weekend, but changed his mind with the looming shutdown , deciding instead to visit a state park. In the political brinkmanship over whether to allow federal funding to lapse, the national park sites are perhaps the most vivid illustration of what's at stake when the government closes its doors.

Global No. 23 MI rolls over Rutgers
Author: 0 No. 23 MI rolls over Rutgers

After defeating No. 20 Iowa at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday for its win over a ranked opponent in almost two years, Nebraska women's basketball followed suit Sunday afternoon on the road at No. The Wolverines and the Scarlet Knights meet in a Big Ten game on Sunday, Jan. 21. But Nebraska has been good on the road, winning all seven road games.

Global Indian Supreme Court overturns ban on Bollywood movie Padmaavat
Author: 0 Indian Supreme Court overturns ban on Bollywood movie Padmaavat

The apex court will hear the matter on January 23. The film has already been cleared by India's Central Board of Film Certification. Meanwhile, the states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh have moved the Supreme Court seeking a modification of its order striking down the ban on Padmaavat .

Author: 0 Donald Trump, Theresa May to meet in Davos

The two leaders are unlikely to have a meeting in Davos mainly due to their different days of attendance at the forum meeting. However, the Prime Minister rued that at times there is less criticism and more allegations. He said that India as a market is an attraction destination for global companies and world now wants to engage directly with India. Modi will also host a dinner for global CEOs tomorrow.

Global Jamaica declares emergency in Montego Bay
Author: 0 Jamaica declares emergency in Montego Bay

The country's prime minister decide to issue a state of emergency and put security services and troops on the street to tackle the gunmen after a record 335 murders past year in the area. The US government warns its citizens to avoid parts of Montego Bay, where "violence and shootings occur regularly". "Violent crime, such as home invasions, armed robberies, and homicide, is common".

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