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Children under attack at "shocking scale" around world, UNICEF warns

Children under attack at In a new report, UNICEF Director of emergency programmes, Manuel Fontaine said children were being targeted in their homes, schools and playgrounds. In some contexts, the diplomat added, children kidnapped by extremist groups when they finally achieve their freedom are again victims of abuse if they are stopped by the security forces. [Full Article...]

China's military actions impact regional security and stability

China's military actions impact regional security and stability Beijing suspects her of pushing for the island's formal independence, a red line for China. Taiwan's premier had been stated repeatedly that the self-ruled island wants peaceful relations with China. Tsai described Taiwan as a consistent contributor to regional security and stability, while repeating her assertion that the military should be prepared for war every single day, even if it was better... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation election boycott campaign may be illegal

Russian Federation election boycott campaign may be illegal Yet Mr. Putin remains unwilling to test those numbers against real competition. However, one of the commission's members, Aleksander Klukin, told reporters that checking Putin's papers would only take 24 hours. The European Union said in a statement on Tuesday the decision to keep Mr Navalny off the ballot "casts a serious doubt on political pluralism in Russian Federation and the prospect of de... [Full Article...]

5 injured after van crashes into store near Westlake Center

5 injured after van crashes into store near Westlake Center Seattle police said the crash was not terrorism-related nor was it intentional. The incident did not appear to be deliberate, a police official told local media. The van driver and another person struck by glass also were hospitalized but their conditions weren't immediately known. Seattle TV station KOMO quoted witnesses Amani Wright as saying: "He literally jumped the curb and smacked the... [Full Article...]

Apple, Amazon eyeing Saudi Arabia

Apple, Amazon eyeing Saudi Arabia Majority have agreed on financial settlement. "Private Affairs, a unit of the Royal Court, brought us a full lamb dish day and night". Amazon's discussions are in prior stages and no particular date has been set for venture designs, they said. [Full Article...]

CHIP funding extended to March, healthcare for 9 million children at stake

CHIP funding extended to March, healthcare for 9 million children at stake Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) pauses as he speaks about the Children's Health Insurance Program at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, December 21, 2017. "It has served hundreds of thousands of children over the years". Before Congress passed the temporary funding last week, a handful of other states had sent warning notices to families telling them the program wou... [Full Article...]

Tragedy all over again. Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead

Tragedy all over again. Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead Garner became an outspoken critic of police brutality and campaigned for police accountability in 2014, after her father's death on Staten Island. Following a heart attack , activist Erica Garner has reportedly been listed as brain dead . [Full Article...]

Cold continues... Snow showers late today

Cold continues... Snow showers late today There has been more than 62.2 inches of snow in Redfield, New York, since Christmas. Late afternoon into this evening light snow spreads into Mid-Michigan. A Wind Chill Warning is in effect until midday Thursday for Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Madison, Chenango and Otsego counties. This is most likely to occur east of Syracuse, but either way you slice it's going to be harsh over the coming da... [Full Article...]

Roy Moore Files Complaint Seeking To Delay Certification Of Senate Vote

Roy Moore Files Complaint Seeking To Delay Certification Of Senate Vote Kennedy. Minutes before the Alabama election canvassing board met to certify the result, a circuit judge in Montgomery County denied Republican Roy Moore's last-ditch request for a temporary restraining order to prevent certifying Jones as victor. [Full Article...]

Madison hair stylist arrested for allegedly snipping customer's ear

Madison hair stylist arrested for allegedly snipping customer's ear After the incident, the customer says that he quickly called the police. The customer reportedly went to another barber to have the rest of his head shaved after the December 22 run-in at Ruby's. A Wisconsin man accused his barber of snipping his ear with scissors and shaving a strip of his hair off. . The customer then went to another barber, who shaved the customer's entire scalp to match t... [Full Article...]

Pak defends security procedures during Jadhav family visit

Pak defends security procedures during Jadhav family visit Pakistan's claim to have detected a "metallic substance" in the shoes worn by Jadhav's wife when she went to meet him at the Foreign Office in Islamabad is ridiculous, Pawar said. A childhood friend of Kulbhushan Jadhav has said the treatment meted out to the former Indian Naval officer's mother and wife by Pakistani authorities was humiliating, and sought a "befitting reply" from India. [Full Article...]

Cardno updates market on impacts of USA tax cuts

Cardno updates market on impacts of USA tax cuts It's their money to begin with, and I believe families know how to spend it better than the government does. The last time the USA tax code was overhauled was more than 30 years ago. In addition, Roby said the tax rate preserves student loan interest deductions and other tax breaks people count on. One of the most economically important parts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the achievement... [Full Article...]

Man opens fire on troopers, crashes during high-speed chase

Man opens fire on troopers, crashes during high-speed chase At 11:31 a.m., the vehicle was stopped after an alert was sent out about an SUV related to the shooting of a woman in Stafford, according to officials. He was flown to a hospital. Another vehicle then rear-ended the trooper's vehicle - and a second vehicle then hit that vehicle. Additionally, VSP officials are also investigating a three-vehicle, chain-reaction crash that occurred during the co... [Full Article...]

United States, Turkey Resume Visa Services

United States, Turkey Resume Visa Services But the Turkish embassy in Washington also put out a statement in Turkish disputing the US claim that it had made such guarantees. In November, Washington said it was resuming limited services upon getting assurances on the safety of its local staff. [Full Article...]

Sound of Music actress dies aged 68

Sound of Music actress dies aged 68 Menzies-Urich, born in Toronto, was cast in the Oscar-winning The Sound of Music at the age of 15 after getting her start in acting the year before. But her later television and film appearances did not hit the same heights. In 1975 she married fellow actor Robert Urich, and the couple adopted three kids: Allison, Emily, and Ryan. [Full Article...]

Two children among 4 bodies found in upstate NY basement

A 5-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy were among four people found dead in upstate NY in what police are treating as a quadruple homicide, described by the police chief as "savagery". Police, in reports, seemed to indicate that the suspects or suspects were known to the family. Police did not immediately reveal the victims' identities or ages. [Full Article...]

Trump Blasts Vanity Fair Apology for Hillary Clinton Video

Trump Blasts Vanity Fair Apology for Hillary Clinton Video Posted last weekend, the video shows editors of Vanity Fair's Hive website offering toasts and New Year's resolutions to Clinton . Four days after the video was published, a spokesperson for the magazine Beth Kseniak said that the video was "an attempt at humour and we regret [it]". [Full Article...]

Egypt executes 15 over attacks on North Sinai security forces

Egypt executes 15 over attacks on North Sinai security forces The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. The ministers were unhurt in the attack but an aide to the defence minister was killed along with a pilot. The militants have killed more than 100 Christians in church bombings and shootings since December past year. Three militants were killed in the gun battle, they added. [Full Article...]

Former world footballer of the year George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election

Former world footballer of the year George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election The two were vying to replace Africa's first female president, Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The U.S. -based Carter Center said there were "notable improvements" in the handling of Tuesday's vote from the first round in October, echoing positive assessments from other global observers. [Full Article...]

Date horror story: Woman rips pricey Andy Warhol artwork from walls

Date horror story: Woman rips pricey Andy Warhol artwork from walls According to prosecutors, after returning to Buzbee's home following that date, Buzbee called an Uber for Layman. As indicated by court archives, the subsequent harm cost at any rate $300,000. The woman allegedly refused to leave and hid inside the home. The punishment for a felony criminal mischief conviction in Texas depends on the amount of damage the defendant caused. [Full Article...]


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