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Global News Backpage.com Seized by the US Government, Says Website
Author: 0 Backpage.com Seized by the US Government, Says Website

Online ads for adult content have been under fire recently, following the passing of the bipartisan Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act. In 2016, a Senate subcommittee launched an investigation into Backpage's role in child sex trafficking and found that Backpage modified the wording of ads to delete references to children, while still allowing the ads to stand.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest 78-year-old after burglar stabbed to death

Richard Osborn-Brooks, 78, was originally arrested for grievous bodily harm, but then that changed to suspicion of murder after the burglar died from his injuries. So this is British justice is it? "He deserves a medal". Mr Osborn has since been bailed after he was arrested. Boxer Tony Bellew even took to Instagram with his own message, and wrote: 'This is EVERYTHING that is wrong with my country! 'A 78yr old man has been arrested for stabbing a burglar to death who BROKE INTO HIS ...

Global News Boeing (NYSE:BA) Stake Lessened by Welch & Forbes LLC
Author: 0 Boeing (NYSE:BA) Stake Lessened by Welch & Forbes LLC

It has outperformed by 70.80% the S&P500. Finally, SevenBridge Financial Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Boeing during the second quarter worth about $142,000. Therefore 45% are positive. AT&T Inc. had 77 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Hold" on Tuesday, December 12.

Global News Crews battle apartment fire near Memphis airport
Author: 0 Crews battle apartment fire near Memphis airport

Crews said the roof collapsed so firefighters were unable to make entry into the residence. The fire broke out around 2 p.m.at a home near the intersection of Trojan Drive near the Greenwood intersection. Wednesday. This is the same apartment complex where a man died in another fire last month. He added: "The cause of the fire is still under investigation".

Global News Saudi's crown prince touts Israeli rights
Author: 0 Saudi's crown prince touts Israeli rights

On the Yemen war, Mohamed said that Saudi Arabia had not passed up "any opportunity" to improve the humanitarian situation, although human rights organisations and U.S. President Donald Trump's move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel previous year. "We've done this in Africa, Asia, in Malaysia, in Sudan, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon".

Global News 'Nightmare bacteria' found over 200 times in USA a year ago
Author: 0 'Nightmare bacteria' found over 200 times in USA a year ago

Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director at CDC, said what is even more alarming is that the affected genes can share their ability to other healthier antibodies. To that end, the CDC created the Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network (ARLN) to test and track for these unsafe bacteria. The "nightmare bacteria" was the name given by CDC because these bacteria are simply untreatable, say the specialists.

Global News Trump says he didn't know about payment to Stormy Daniels
Author: 0 Trump says he didn't know about payment to Stormy Daniels

President Donald Trump traveled to White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, to speak about tax policy. He also said he didn't know where the $130,000 came from. First, he stated that he had no knowledge of the $130,000 hush payment to Daniels, which his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , oddly claimed to have personally paid from his home equity line .

Global News Unseasonably cool with several chances for snow and rain!
Author: 0 Unseasonably cool with several chances for snow and rain!

About one inch of snow is expected. Early morning hours on Friday has the best chance for snow to stick at all levels and create snow covered and icy roads for your Friday morning commute. "Snow levels 5,500' with 1" - 3" possible. After the front moves through the winds will pick up out of the northwest. Sunny skies and a well-mixed atmosphere brought the warmest temperature of the month on the 30th (+15.5 degrees), also falling short of the record high of 23.1 degrees from 2004.

Global News The Philippines Is Closing One Of Its Most Popular Islands To Tourists
Author: 0 The Philippines Is Closing One Of Its Most Popular Islands To Tourists

Frederick Alegre, a secretary from the country's tourism department, said his department is still calculating the financial cost of the closure , but stressed it was "being done to sustain and save Boracay". Boracay, one of 7,300 islands in the archipelago nation, hosts 1,800 businesses, including global hotel chains like Shangri-La and Movenpick, and locally listed companies Megaworld Corp and Manila Water.

Global News Brazil's Supreme Court rejects Lula's bid to avoid prison
Author: 0 Brazil's Supreme Court rejects Lula's bid to avoid prison

It also threatens to further throw open what are expected to be Brazil's most unpredictable elections in history, with the former President leading early polling with 36 percent support, double his nearest contender. Late yesterday, up to 20,000 people demonstrated in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, to demand Lula go to prison and be barred from the election. At the same time, the court had to contend with the fact that Lula remains enormously popular with much of the population, especially ...

Global News U.S. trade gap rises 6th straight month to 9 ½-year high
Author: 0 U.S. trade gap rises 6th straight month to 9 ½-year high

After two consecutive monthly decreases in bilateral trade, imports from the United States rose by 3.3 percent mostly on higher imports of aircraft, while exports increased 1.9 percent, as more Canadian-built passenger cars and trucks were shipped south of the border.

Global News Amit Shah to address BJP Foundation Day rally in Mumbai
Author: 0 Amit Shah to address BJP Foundation Day rally in Mumbai

While attempting to woo the people of Bolangir and other nearby districts, Shah said that the BJP, if voted to power in the state, will give special attention towards the development of western region of Odisha . He held separate one-on-one meetings with Fadnavis and state BJP state chief Raosaheb Danve. Speaking to THE WEEK, Tathagata Satpathy, chief whip of his party, said, "You can not call the present Central government as the BJP government or NDA government".

Global News Ronaldo's bicycle kick sends Juventus stock to 8-month Low
Author: 0 Ronaldo's bicycle kick sends Juventus stock to 8-month Low

Having opened the scoring inside three minutes, the Portugal captain was at it again with an unforgettable bicycle kick in the second half. Ronaldo fired the La Liga side ahead just three minutes into the quarter-final first-leg tie, and then produced a moment of pure brilliance to double the lead just after the hour which even had the home fans applauding.

Global News Philippines Quake: Mindanao Jolted by 5.9 Tremor
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Authorities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties did not report any immediate damage. It struck about 10.5 miles underground, the USGS said. An quake with a preliminary magnitude of 5 .3 has hit off the shore of Southern California. A strong quake struck the Channel Islands region on Thursday afternoon and rattled much of Southern California. "So far, thankfully, there hasn't been any damage reported out of this", he said.

Global News NYPD Officers Fatally Shoot Man After Mistaking Metal Pipe for Gun
Author: 0 NYPD Officers Fatally Shoot Man After Mistaking Metal Pipe for Gun

The shooting in NY is the latest in a string of killings of unarmed African American men by police which has sparked fierce outrage from the public. But the officers who responded to the 911 calls Wednesday were from mobile tactical units that rove broader areas of the city, not beat cops who might have been more likely to recognize the man.

Global News Woman not injured after auto hit by six shots
Author: 0 Woman not injured after auto hit by six shots

Police arrested Alston, 35, and charged him with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, three counts of first-degree forcible rape, first-degree kidnapping, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Global News Trump praises Mexico for stopping caravan, avoiding 'giant scene' at border
Author: 0 Trump praises Mexico for stopping caravan, avoiding 'giant scene' at border

President Trump patted himself and the Mexican government on the back on Thursday for stopping a "caravan" of migrants from Central America making their way through Mexico to the United States border. In his tweet Thursday, Trump also said that border crossings are at a 46-year low, but said the rate was still "unacceptable". Trump has seized on news reports that the migrant group was traveling toward the U.S.

Global News Doctor sued for secretly impregnating patient with his own sperm
Author: 0 Doctor sued for secretly impregnating patient with his own sperm

Kelli Rowlette, 36, reportedly took legal action against reproductive specialist Dr Gerald E Mortimer after he was revealed as her DNA match through the site. The suit alleges Mortimer diagnosed Fowler with "a low sperm count and a low sperm mortality" and diagnosed Ashby with a tipped uterus. Court documents show Rowlette learned who Mortimer was after her parents told her about the procedure and Mortimer's role as her mother's obstetrician.

Global News Shooting at Turkish university leaves 4 people dead; attacker arrested
Author: 0 Shooting at Turkish university leaves 4 people dead; attacker arrested

Four people were killed and at least three were injured in a shooting Thursday at Osmangazi University in Turkey's northwestern Eskişehir province. Three other people were wounded in the attack. Other reports said the attacker had upset colleagues by alleging they were members of the group blamed for the failed 2016 coup in Turkey. However the city of Eskisehir , home to almost one million people, has not seen any attacks.

Global News Trade hostilities escalate as China threatens 25% tariff on U.S. soybeans
Author: 0 Trade hostilities escalate as China threatens 25% tariff on U.S. soybeans

The two sides have already been in talks. USA officials sought to downplay the threat of a broader trade dispute, saying a negotiated outcome is still possible. In an interview to CNBC, Ross supported Trump's concern over the USA's trade deficit with China , saying he would take the U.S. out of the problem where many past presidents led it into.

Global News German Justice Grants Bail to Puigdemont
Author: 0 German Justice Grants Bail to Puigdemont

The Catalan separatist leader could still be extradited on a charge of misusing public funds, the judges added, although "further facts must be clarified and information gathered" in the coming days and weeks. The Spanish government said it respected the decision of the German court. In addition to the payment, the terms of Puigdemont's bail are that he may not leave Germany; he has to advise if he changes address; he has to report to the court once a week and must obey orders from the ...

Global News Irving out for playoffs; Celtics now 80-1 to win National Basketball Association title
Author: 0 Irving out for playoffs; Celtics now 80-1 to win National Basketball Association title

The Boston Celtics likely won't reach the NBA Finals now that Kyrie Irving is out for the season. Irving has averaged 24.4 points and 5.1 assists per game this season for the Celtics , who are now the No. The Boston Celtics' season has been a tough one. Rozier is averaging 11.4 points, 2.8 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game this season, but only has 13 career starts to his name, none of which have come in the playoffs.

Global News Republicans warn of 'blue wave' in November after Rebecca Dallet's win
Author: 0 Republicans warn of 'blue wave' in November after Rebecca Dallet's win

Her win fueled optimism among Democrats for more victories in the fall midterms, as Randy Bryce, Democratic challenger to Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan, called her win "a rallying cry for working folks". Walker and his team campaigned heavily for Screnock, while the National Rifle Association backed him as a "committed judge who will interpret the Constitution the way our Founding Fathers intended".

Global News California considered for offshore wind
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The state and its electric utilities last week dropped the Northern Pass project, which encountered permitting troubles in New Hampshire, in favor of finalizing a long-term hydropower contract with the 140-mile New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) transmission project in Maine.

Global News DOJ Gave Mueller Permission To Investigate Manafort
Author: 0 DOJ Gave Mueller Permission To Investigate Manafort

Nonetheless, the charges against Manafort have nothing to do with those alleged ties. But Downing has since walked that back, saying that they're only asking for a forward-looking order that blocks future action. Downing turned around to look at Manafort, then said forcefully, "Never". The criminal indictments against Manafort DC and Virginia state that Manafort's political consulting firm, Davis Manafort Partners Inc., had staff in Russia, Ukraine, and the United States.

Global News Death toll in MP protests rises to 7
Author: 0 Death toll in MP protests rises to 7

The delegation also called for a strong civil society response against these illegal acts by the police and a national and worldwide campaign to stop the misuse of the law and order machinery. Protesters blocked Mumbai-Kolkata and Jabalpur-Hyderabad national highways for over an hour. Neemakathana town is completely closed and police contingents are roaming in town.

Global News Last eastern Ghouta rebels poised to surrender: Syrian state media
Author: 0 Last eastern Ghouta rebels poised to surrender: Syrian state media

Dunbar is the fourth American service member to die in Syria since the USA began attacking Islamic State group militants there in September 2014, according to the Pentagon's Defense Casualty Analysis System. But, speaking on condition of anonymity, United States officials confirmed that Mr Trump has been privately questioning the strategy for several weeks.

Global News F-16 crashes at US Air Force base in Nevada
Author: 0 F-16 crashes at US Air Force base in Nevada

A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed Wednesday morning when his F-16 Fighting Falcon jet crashed outside Las Vegas during a routine aerial demonstration training flight, the Air Force said. It added that the jet crashed during routine training earlier on Wednesday. "It's been a rough day", an Air Force spokesman said. A separate Marine CH-53 helicopter was damaged late Tuesday while participating in the Alligator Dagger training exercise in worldwide waters off the coast of ...

Global News Trump's China Trade Focus Brings Mexico Stock Investors Respite
Author: 0 Trump's China Trade Focus Brings Mexico Stock Investors Respite

Its goal is more to raise awareness about the plight of migrants than to reach the United States - though some participants have traveled to the border in the past. Trump has threatened to step back from the North American Free Trade Agreement as his administration focuses on reducing the US trade deficit, a possibility that has weighed on Mexican stocks on concern a protectionist USA would hit Mexico's economy and company profits.

Global News What today's 50 miles per hour winds mean for the Pirates game
Author: 0 What today's 50 miles per hour winds mean for the Pirates game

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning from 1 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday . The air mass will get warm and humid ahead of a strong cold front. Widespread showers are likely going to develop during the day. Our next low is knocking on the door by Friday . The cool air will stubbornly remain in place next Monday and Tuesday , and yet another coastal low is expected to develop sometime around late Monday night into Tuesday .

Global News Police search for children along family's route before California crash
Author: 0 Police search for children along family's route before California crash

The release of the photo comes as law enforcement continues a large-scale search and rescue operation, in which about 70 people are combing the surrounding area for the Hart family's three missing children. And there were no witnesses to help guide police on what happened. Sarah Hart pleaded guilty in 2011 to a domestic assault charge in Alexandria, Minn., over what she said was a spanking given to one of her children.

Global News Trump to sign order sending National Guard to US-Mexico border
Author: 0 Trump to sign order sending National Guard to US-Mexico border

One impediment to using troops on the border could be American law. Nielsen said the administration considers any wall that has to be prepared or replaced would count as new wall. military to the region. The plans were laid out in a meeting with senior level Department of Homeland Security officials as well as in a meeting with the White House's National Security Council on Wednesday, according to the three officials.

Global News Planned Parenthood President Champions Adoption ... For Dogs
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood President Champions Adoption ... For Dogs

In her book, Richards states that Jared told her that Planned Parenthood "had made a big mistake by becoming "political". "The main issue, [Jared] explained, was abortion", Richards writes . According to Make Trouble , Richards immediately told Kushner she would not accept that stipulation and would continue fighting for funding. "Our mission is to care for women who need us, and that means caring for all of their reproductive needs - including safe and legal abortion", Richards ...

Global News Trump Wants the US Military 'To Secure' the US-Mexico Border
Author: 0 Trump Wants the US Military 'To Secure' the US-Mexico Border

Trump tweeted at daybreak Tuesday. "I think he is not well informed, I think he is unfairly using Honduras in a political debate he has with the US Congress", Diaz said, adding that Honduras deserved respect. It's a policy that the White House has repeatedly criticized, calling it "catch-and-release." Such proposals are likely to face opposition from moderate Republicans and Democrats going into the midterm elections.

Global News Trump orders military to prepare withdrawal from Syria
Author: 0 Trump orders military to prepare withdrawal from Syria

Urging him to slow down, Trump's aides have been emphasizing that Daesh fighters remain active in Syria , evidence that Trump's own, publicly stated objective - the total defeat of Daesh - has yet to be met. Trump's outbursts have called into a question a policy outlined in January that troops would stabilize areas recaptured from the IS jihadists and boost USA influence over Syria's future.

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