Monday December 17-th, 2018

2 deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them near courthouse 2 deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them near courthouse

The shooting happened Friday as an unidentified inmate was being moved. Authorities said the inmate may have taken one of the deputies' guns and shot both of them. Zeigler says the deputies were taking the inmate from the courthouse back to jail, n...

Hazardous weather outlook: Lehigh Valley to sizzle as heat, humidity build Hazardous weather outlook: Lehigh Valley to sizzle as heat, humidity build

Those looking to cool off with a dip in Lake Michigan should remember that water temperatures are still on the colder end, Mott said . Heat comes before the humidity with this set-up. Forecast highs for next Wednesday and beyond are predicted to...

Asian Americans Would Benefit From 'Academics-Only' Admission, Finds Harvard Study Asian Americans Would Benefit From 'Academics-Only' Admission, Finds Harvard Study

Harvard counters that the study was never meant to evaluate possible discrimination and that it was "incomplete, preliminary and based on limited inputs". Harvard responde on Friday that its own analysis concluded they do not discriminate in their ad...

Fire ravages Glasgow School of Art building Fire ravages Glasgow School of Art building

Labour and Co-operative MP for Glasgow North East, Paul Sweeney added: "Devastated that a major fire has broken out at the Glasgow School of Art tonight". The club and surrounding venues like Campus suffered "extensive damage" as flames and smoke...

Lawmaker cautions against sex with foreigners Lawmaker cautions against sex with foreigners

Pletneva, who leads the lower house of parliament's family, women and children committee, told a local radio station she hoped women would not date visiting fans and get pregnant. "It's good if it's one race, but if it's another race, then they rea...

Britain mourns victims of Grenfell fire tragedy Britain mourns victims of Grenfell fire tragedy

Nearly all were wearing green sashes as a sign of solidarity to those affected, including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who had joined the crowds for the event. He said: "Now we've built up that relationship, where instead of being scary people in whi...

Sarah Sanders calls Trump's salute to North Korean general 'common courtesy' Sarah Sanders calls Trump's salute to North Korean general 'common courtesy'

A senior South Korean presidential official said Friday that Washington and Seoul have begun discussions on temporarily suspending massive "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" exercises that usually take place in August and possibly other joint drills while nu...

Senators Uneasy of Trump Pledge to End Military Exercises With South Korea Senators Uneasy of Trump Pledge to End Military Exercises With South Korea

Senate Republican Whip John CornynJohn CornynMcConnell cements his standing in GOP history GOP senators blast White House aide over trade remarks GOP, business groups slam Trump attacks on Canada MORE (Texas), however, cautioned that Trump ap...

Brexit: May Un-Surrenders to Tory Remainers, Faces Parliamentary Rebellion

MPs from the governing Tory Party, its DUP partners, and the Labour Party opposition all stood on manifestos which promised to deliver Brexit in the subsequent 2017 snap election. Under these circumstances, a minister must make a statement in Parliam...

White House says Trump supports both House immigration bills, after all White House says Trump supports both House immigration bills, after all

The legislation backed by Republican moderates included a provision that would explicitly prohibit the Homeland Security Department from released children who cross with their parents to anyone other than a parent or legal guardian. "I'm looking at...

Pakistan's most wanted terrorist killed in air-strike in Afghanistan

Earlier, Lt. Col Martin O'Donnell, a spokesman for U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, said in a statement that U.S. forces had carried out an airstrike Thursday in Kunar "which targeted a senior leader of a designated terrorist organization". The Pakistan T...

Comey made 'serious error of judgement' in handling Clinton email probe Comey made 'serious error of judgement' in handling Clinton email probe

The inspector general faulted Comey for his unusual July 5, 2016, news conference at which he disclosed his recommendation against bringing charges, even though cases that end without prosecution are rarely discussed publicly. It is an implicit dep...

Afghan strike targeted Pakistani Taliban chief Afghan strike targeted Pakistani Taliban chief

The leader of Pakistan's Taliban armed group has been killed in the neighbouring Afghan province of Kunar, Afghanistan's defence ministry said on Friday. Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a U.S. "We targeted (Fazlullah)...

Bavarians confront Merkel in German migrant policy showdown Bavarians confront Merkel in German migrant policy showdown

On Wednesday in Berlin after meeting with Mr Seehofer, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz voiced support for his ideas, saying it made sense for Rome, Vienna and Berlin to work together on the migration issue. Merkel has made clear she rejects a pl...

Court gives Spanish princess' husband 5 days to go to prison Court gives Spanish princess' husband 5 days to go to prison

The Balearic Islands' court ruled past year that Urdangarin embezzled 6.2 million euros (7.3 million USA dollars) using his influence as a Royal family member to obtain public contracts. Urdangarin can request a pardon or request the protection of ...

China suggests sanctions relief for N Korea after USA summit China suggests sanctions relief for N Korea after USA summit

Japan has recently offered to cover the initial costs of IAEA inspections if North Korea agrees to resume them. Hours after talks between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in Singapore, Chinese foreign ministry spoke...

Pro-EU MPs furious after Theresa May tables EU Withdrawal Bill amendments

Amid chaotic scenes in parliament which saw the SNP walk out en masse during prime minister's questions in protest at the lack of time given to debate devolution-related issues in the bill, everyone waited to see what the government's proposed new ...

Jeff Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families Jeff Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders doubled down on the Bible defense of the policy when asked about Sessions' remarks by CNN's Jim Acosta at the White House press briefing on Thursday, saying "it is very biblical to enforce the law".

Trump sounds off on North Korea, Cohen, Pruitt, Father's Day and more

When pressed by a reporter as to what he meant by this remark, Trump insisted, "I'm kidding". "Maybe I'll have to take an unannounced trip down to see them?" he said . "No president's ever had this". Trump also touched on the issue of the remains ...

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort ordered jailed pending trial Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort ordered jailed pending trial

Jackson on Friday was also weighing whether to revoke Manafort's current bail conditions and send him to jail because of the fresh allegations against him. A June 8 indictment charged Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik, a Manafort aide and political op...

House GOP immigration bill would end family separation at border

Each immigration bill being considered next week is aimed at satisfying a different ideological wing of the Republican Party, and it is unclear whether either has the votes to pass the House. Anything short of that will get a pass from the White Hous...

Trump's former lawyer seeks restraining order against Avenatti Trump's former lawyer seeks restraining order against Avenatti

Brent Blakely, an attorney for Cohen, argues in court documents filed in Los Angeles that Avenatti has tainted the case with a "publicity tour" that included over 100 television interviews in the last three months and that he's "mainly driven by his ...

CNN's Jim Acosta Blasts Trump Official Who Wants His Press Access Revoked CNN's Jim Acosta Blasts Trump Official Who Wants His Press Access Revoked

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway continued that attack on Acosta and other White House reporters on Wednesday during an interview on "Fox and Friends". "Not democracies", fired-back Acosta. Mr. Acosta asked. "There's a dictator in fron...

Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon was a 'joyous and independent spirit'

During her last moments on stage, Ms Dixon joked about gender equality and her "bit of a tendency" to worry about the future. '. the problem with giving this advice is that it keeps that one woman safe at the expense of all women's right to move fr...

White House defends Trump's salute of North Korean general White House defends Trump's salute of North Korean general

The next military exercise is scheduled for August , and in years past, has drawn thousands of troops from the U.S., South Korea and other countries. "We're here now. Why can't we just do it?" -South Korean alliance, a senior official in South Kor...

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