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Fills college students' vehicle with Kit Kat bars following theft Fills college students' vehicle with Kit Kat bars following theft
- November 06, 2016

Soon, Hershey - the company that makes Kit-Kats - was sending a box of the candy bars to Jobbins' dorm room, "so I could have a few replacements", he said. When he returned, he found a handwritten note on a napkin and his candy bar was missing. I am sorry and hungry '. "I said 'This is insane.' I didn't realize this was going to happen". (more...)
2 billion children are breathing in toxic air, according to Unicef
- November 05, 2016

NewsGram brings to you current foreign news from all over the world. About 7 million people around the world die from air pollution-related causes each year. They breathe faster than grown ups, and take in more air relative to body weight. South Asia is the top offender, with an estimated 620 million children experiencing unsafe levels of pollution, followed by Africa at 520 million and the East Asia and Pacific region at 450 million, according to the report. (more...)
Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected
- November 05, 2016

This is a file photograph - President Obama talks to the White House Press Corps in the WHBR about the progress. "If Director Comey was so concerned about how information would be handled and about the reputation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, why did he release this letter that was full of innuendo and absolutely no facts?" During an hour-plus-long briefing that focused nearly exclusively on Comey's decision, Earnest used some version of that formulation - "neither defend nor ... (more...)
Judge found Iowa police slaying suspect exploited, hit mom
- November 05, 2016

Wednesday in Urbandale, a suburb of Des Moines, according to documents filed by the Polk County Attorney's Office. He will be buried at Rosehill Cemetery, a spot on the edge of the community surrounded by farmland. Parizek said earlier Greene would likely be charged with murder. Authorities apprehended a man Wednesday suspected in the early morning killings of two Des Moines area police. (more...)
Funeral set for 2nd Iowa officer shot in ambush Funeral set for 2nd Iowa officer shot in ambush
- November 05, 2016

Scott Michael Green is now booked in the Polk County Jail. The officers' deaths are a blow to all officers in the Des Moines area, he said. The judge also informed him that the two murder charges he faces carry maximum mandatory life prison sentences. (more...)
Turkish prime minister rejects criticism on paper detentions
- November 05, 2016

This is an issue that we can not reach an agreement on with our European friends. "They always bring up press freedom in our steps in the fight against terrorism". More than 110,000 of Gulen's suspected followers have been sacked or suspended and 37,000 jailed pending trial since the coup attempt. At least 12 journalists and executives from the secular leftwing newspaper were taken into custody Monday, some of whom were detained in early morning raids on their homes. (more...)
Iraqi troops begin assault deeper into Mosul neighborhoods
- November 05, 2016

It was not clear when the recording was produced, but it contained references to events of recent weeks. "Today, God willing, is the completion of the first stage of the Hashid (Popular Mobilisation) operations - that is cutting the supply route of the enemy between Tal Afar and the Muhalabiya district, reaching to Mosul ", Hadi al-Amiri, the leader of the Badr Organisation said. (more...)
'No Mosul retreat,' warns IS leader in audio message 'No Mosul retreat,' warns IS leader in audio message
- November 05, 2016

Mosul still has a population of 1.5 million people, much more than any of the other cities captured by ISIL two years ago in Iraq and neighbouring Syria. Earlier this week, an Iraqi general said that Iraq's Special Forces had entered the outskirts of Mosul, taking the state television building and advancing despite fierce resistance by Islamic State group fighters who hold the city. (more...)
Duterte says he'll consider sticking with United States weapons Duterte says he'll consider sticking with United States weapons
- November 05, 2016

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he'll consider continuing to acquire weapons and defense equipment from treaty ally the United States if his military recommends so, despite offers from China and Russian Federation. He said that in a democracy, government "doesn't rest on the shoulders of just one individual". Kirby denied Washington had any plan to circumvent Duterte but rather to stress that it has long and robust relationships with other parts of the government. (more...)
EU condemns arrest of pro-Kurdish MPs EU condemns arrest of pro-Kurdish MPs
- November 05, 2016

A auto bomb attack in the largest city in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast region killed eight people Friday, hours after authorities detained at least 12 pro-Kurdish lawmakers for questioning in terror-related probes. He noted that the HDP has introduced itself "as the mediator between the Ankara government and the PKK", but the party leaders and its members of parliament are actually chosen by the PKK. (more...)
Syrian army: Rebels kill 84 people in 3 days in Aleppo
- November 05, 2016

The diplomatic push comes with no end in sight to a conflict that has aligned regional powers on opposite sides, with Iran backing Assad and Saudi Arabia a key supporter of the rebels fighting to oust him. Last week, Russian Federation implemented a three-day "humanitarian pause" meant to allow civilians and surrendering rebels to leave Aleppo┬┤s east, but few did so. (more...)
Fires broke out amid evacuation of French migrant camp Fires broke out amid evacuation of French migrant camp
- November 05, 2016

The eviction that began on Monday started as a result of the huge criticism that the overcrowded refugee camp has received, mainly from right-wing politicians. Buccio told a news conference that the evacuation of migrants, which started on Monday, had ended. Some pledged to just keep moving. Police barred them from going back in and they were seen on the road, some carrying backpacks and suitcases. (more...)
Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State
- November 05, 2016

CNN can not independently verify the authenticity of any of the emails but the Clinton campaign has not challenged any emails in other WikiLeaks releases. In the exchange, Clinton, who had resigned as secretary of state 18 months earlier, asked then-Obama counselor Podesta if he knew who was responsible for an August 18 airstrike in Tripoli, in which unidentified bombers blew up an Islamist-controlled arms depot in the Libyan capital. (more...)
Anthony Weiner checks into sex addiction rehab clinic
- November 05, 2016

Its staff covers everything from alcohol and drug use to sex addiction, anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Weiner may need treatment for his multiple afflictions, and certainly the teenage girl ( Weiner knew she was underage) commands attention. (more...)
Tremors haunt central Italian region devastated by quake
- November 05, 2016

The quake was felt along much of the Italian peninsula including 100 miles away in Rome, forcing city officials to close subways and several churches in order to assess any damage. Angelo Stazzo, a farmer in the mountains near the village of Castel Sant'Angelo, spent a day finding cattle that had run frightened into the woods. (more...)
UK's Johnson: Court ruling won't interfere with Brexit plans UK's Johnson: Court ruling won't interfere with Brexit plans
- November 05, 2016

She plans to telephone European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Friday to spread the word that her plan is still to start the process to remove Britain from the EU by the end of March . If the country's highest court rules against the government, Parliament will become directly involved in discussions over how the Brexit process begins. (more...)
After Calais, French authorities clear migrant camp in Paris
- November 05, 2016

Migrants boarded a few dozen buses en route to temporary shelters where they can apply for asylum. Police moved in around 0500 GMT, a Reuters journalist at the scene said. Many dream of reaching Britain, tantalisingly close to Calais across the Channel. The president said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure that British officials would "play their part" in welcoming them to Britain. (more...)
Early voting: Tighter race but still good signs for Clinton
- November 05, 2016

Most of the well-kept lawns here are dotted with signs for Sen. The race between incumbent Republican Gov. "I went to a rally". "A lot of this comes down to who gets into whose head". And in states that track party affiliation, it's important to remember that not all Democrats are voting for Clinton, and not all Republicans support Trump. (more...)
Jury Reaches Verdict in New Jersey Bridge Plot Trial Jury Reaches Verdict in New Jersey Bridge Plot Trial
- November 05, 2016

The Democratic mayor targeted in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case says he is relieved that justice prevailed. Of the jury, Christie says they held his former allies responsible for "their own conduct". Chris Christie's political career was just delivered a fatal blow. "This is not over", Kelly's lawyer Michael Critchley said outside the courthouse, with his arm around his weeping client. (more...)
Fighting rages in Mosul, IS disables Abrams tank Fighting rages in Mosul, IS disables Abrams tank
- November 05, 2016

Meanwhile in Geneva, recent accounts of IS abuses were revealed by the United Nations, which said it has new reports that the Islamic State group has been carrying out mass killings in Mosul. In it, he attempted to harness the feelings of Sunni disenfranchisement that preceded the 2014 IS takeover of Mosul, a largely Sunni city in Shiite-majority Iraq. (more...)
Australia's Dreamworld park to be closed until victims' funerals
- November 05, 2016

Only smaller rides will operate on Friday, Dreamworld said in a statement which also said the Thunder River Rapids had passed its maintenance testing four weeks ago. Those that died were trapped beneath the raft after it flipped and then became caught in the ride's conveyer belt at the park on Queensland's Gold Coast. (more...)
Dad who got video of dead son charged with endangerment
- November 05, 2016

But Allegheny County homicide detectives said Price not only ignored Clark's texted threats on Tuesday, he didn't alert authorities previously when Clark texted him other pictures of her holding the children by the throat - and that Price even posted those to Facebook. (more...)
Clinton makes bid for Arizona, Trump tries to keep focus Clinton makes bid for Arizona, Trump tries to keep focus
- November 05, 2016

Still, the tens of millions of early votes cast also point to strength from Democratic-leaning Latino voters, potentially giving Clinton a significant advantage in Nevada and Colorado. But he's also gaining unwanted attention from white supremacists. They continue to rally behind the Republican nominee, though he rejects that support. (more...)
Obama: Army Corps Examining Possible Rerouting Of Dakota Access Pipeline
- November 04, 2016

Although protesters have set up camp at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation since April, tensions between them and the police have escalated in the past week. One law enforcement official had a very different view of the protest. Dozens of people have been arrested and police have used rubber bullets and water canons on protestors who claim to be peaceful. (more...)
South African Leaders Faces Increasing Calls to Resign South African Leaders Faces Increasing Calls to Resign
- November 04, 2016

Zuma, however, defended himself by stating that the renovation was due to security reasons. The affair has rattled markets in Africa's most industrialised economy, which faces the risk of ratings downgrades later this year. Thousands of people, many of them associated with opposition parties, demonstrated Wednesday in Pretoria, the seat of government, calling for Zuma to step down. (more...)

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