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Judge Declares Mistrial In Murder Case Against Former S.C. Police Officer Judge Declares Mistrial In Murder Case Against Former S.C. Police Officer
- December 09, 2016

Later, the jury informed him that they could not reach a unanimous decision. The jury, which deliberated for 22 hours in the case, had indicated Friday it was deadlocked - a fact that made Monday's mistrial all the more disappointing for the Scott family. (more...)
Theresa May and western leaders condemn 'heartbreaking' Aleppo scenes
- December 09, 2016

The rockets slammed the neighborhoods of Maysaloun, Masharqa, Martini and Azamiyeh in western Aleppo , said SANA. On Tuesday, Syrian government forces captured Aleppo's centrally located al-Shaar neighborhood from the rebels, security almost three quarters of the besieged enclave less than two weeks after launching their ground offensive. (more...)
Authorities: 1 officer killed, 1 wounded; shooter at large Authorities: 1 officer killed, 1 wounded; shooter at large
- December 09, 2016

The city policeman was mortally wounded and the campus officer is in critical condition at a Macon hospital. Officials in Americus held a press conference Tuesday afternoon offering the reward for the arrest of Lembrick. The shooting occured at about 10 a.m. According to Albany Police, Smarr began working at the Americus Police Department in September of 2015. GSW's Facebook page reported that two police officers are injured: One GSW Public Safety officer, and one local law ... (more...)
Trial to begin of United States man who killed black churchgoers
- December 09, 2016

Felicia Sanders, the mother of Tywanza Sanders, one of the victims in the case, took the stand for prosecutors on Wednesday and described the moments when state and federal investigators said Roof pulled out a gun and opened fire during Bible study at one of South Carolina's oldest African-American churches on that hot June afternoon. (more...)
Iowa governor meets with Trump amid job offer speculation Iowa governor meets with Trump amid job offer speculation
- December 09, 2016

As head of the U.S. Southern Command, his final leadership post in a 45-year military career, Kelly was responsible for U.S. military activities and relationships in Latin America and the Caribbean. Xi, then the vice president of China, accepted Branstad's offer in 2012, attending a state dinner at the Iowa Capitol, visiting "old friends" from his initial visit and touring a massive farming operation. (more...)
Mamata Banerjees idea of a military coup is ridiculous Mamata Banerjees idea of a military coup is ridiculous
- December 09, 2016

Accusing the Modi government of making a "wrong and concocted" statement in Parliament regarding the deployment of Army, Banerjee said her voice could not be stifled by "hatching conspiracy and showing force". Letters sent to various state government agencies by the Army on November 23 onwards stated that it had informed the state government about its routine exercise. (more...)
Trump taking 'thank you' tour back on the road
- December 08, 2016

The president-elect also accused Obama of being the " founder of ISIS " at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida rally in August. "I think for Boeing and the suppliers, I wouldn't worry". "I am honored by President-elect Trump's nomination and his respect for the fearless men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States", said Mattis. (more...)
New Zealand prime minister John Key announces shock resignation
- December 08, 2016

The caucus will vote December 12 on a replacement leader for outgoing Prime Minister John Key , who resigned without warning Monday. Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and and Police Minister Judith Collins said they would also stand and other possible contenders such as senior Cabinet ministers Steven Joyce and Paula Bennett have not run out standing for the leadership. (more...)
Court Filing: In Army's Eyes, Chelsea Manning Still a Man Court Filing: In Army's Eyes, Chelsea Manning Still a Man
- December 08, 2016

The clip shares the stark style of her previous visuals for "Marrow", " Hopelessness ", and "Drone Bomb Me", as stand-ins for the singer lip sync the lyrics for the song. I campaigned for you across Europe. "With Trump incoming, if you leave Chelsea in prison she will never see the light of day, or worse", she continued. (more...)
UK man found guilty in case linked to Brussels bomb suspect UK man found guilty in case linked to Brussels bomb suspect
- December 08, 2016

A British man was found guilty Tuesday of providing cash to a key suspect in the deadly Brussels and Paris bombings in a case that linked England to the Islamic State group attacks in Europe. But even though he was no longer in Britain, regular benefits payments were still being deposited into his account. The Brussels Airport attack took place in March this year, killing 32 people from different countries around the world. (more...)
Newest fighter aircraft may find it's way to MI
- December 08, 2016

Selfridge has an operations building and munitions facility that are both less than 10 years old. If selected, the F-35 would likely replace the A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft now assigned to the base and flown by the 107th Fighter Squadron, Michigan Air National Guard. (more...)
Sandy Hook Truther Arrested After Making Death Threats Against Shooting Victim's Parent
- December 08, 2016

Lanza later fatally shot himself. Lucy Richards is accused of sending several threatening text messages to the child's parent, saying things like, "You gonna die, death is coming to you real soon", a federal indictment said. While it may seem unfathomable to some that Richards believed the shooting was a hoax, she is far from alone. Over the last few years, " Sandy Hook Truthers ", along with a plethora of fake news sites , have perpetuated the conspiracy theory, despite zero evidence. (more...)
Pence to talk to conservative group at Trump's new DC hotel
- December 08, 2016

During his remarks, Pence noted the commonalities between himself and the president-elect, noting a significant exception. During the programme, interviewer Chick Todd had asked Pence, if Trump is offering to mediate the border dispute between Pakistan and India? While speaking to an American channel, Pence said "Pakistan raised the injustice and Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir at every global platform" adding that "Current situation in the valley has worsen the relations of Pakistan ... (more...)
Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never'
- December 08, 2016

I'll be 77, in better shape.' Vice President Joe Biden Vice President Joe Biden talks with " Late Show " host Stephen Colbert. "I learned a long time ago fate has a odd way of intervening". I'm not sure I would have been able to put my whole heart into it. "Doesn't the matter that somebody else is about to get the job of mowing the lawn after you, even though as far as you can tell that person has never touched a lawnmower in their life", Colbert said. (more...)
Teetering Italian bank looks for investors Teetering Italian bank looks for investors
- December 08, 2016

Italy's political vacuum threatens to usher in a period of uncertainty that might weigh on plans to reduce a pile of bad loans estimated at 360 billion euros. The bank consortium has until the end of the day on Tuesday to agree a rescue for MPS to be able to conclude a capital hike for the remainder of the €5bn before the end of the year. (more...)
Ohio GOP wants to add 20-week abortion ban to heartbeat bill
- December 08, 2016

First Ohio senators voted 21-10 for the bill, which is different than the one the House approved previous year. Amendments made to the bill in the Ohio House were approved by the Senate last week, and the bill now goes to the governor to be signed into law. (more...)
Trump to pick retired Gen. Kelly for Homeland Security Trump to pick retired Gen. Kelly for Homeland Security
- December 08, 2016

He even said that he would be open to working in either a Republican or Democratic administration. The Department of Homeland Security is responsible for enforcing United States immigration laws, which Mr Trump has vowed to make a priority in his presidency. (more...)
Ellison says he'll resign from Congress if elected DNC chair Ellison says he'll resign from Congress if elected DNC chair
- December 08, 2016

While White House aides say that Obama is unlikely to publicly comment on the race, behind the scenes his backers have been speaking with top Democratic donors and potential candidates to see who else might be persuaded to run, said several Democrats familiar with the discussions. (more...)
Assange releases testimony from London questioning, says he is innocent Assange releases testimony from London questioning, says he is innocent
- December 08, 2016

In the 19-page statement , released on the website Justice4Assange.com , Assange lists text messages he claims are from the woman involved in the rape claims, known as SW. The only thing I can say is that Assange has low credibility and we will prove this when we prosecute. Ms Assange said the inaction of both the coalition and Labor governments is a result of putting their careers ahead of duty. (more...)
Moment of reckoning for S. Korean business elite
- December 07, 2016

Park met leaders of her Saenuri party and top official Chung Jin-suk later said the president was willing to accept her party's proposal that she step down in April - which has been rejected by the opposition - but gave no indication that she was willing to quit immediately. (more...)
South Korean lawmakers delay presidential impeachment vote
- December 07, 2016

Earlier she visited the market in Daegu where hundreds of shops had been destroyed by a previous fire. President Park, who has never married, was regarded as something of a trailblazer when she was initially elected, and was ranked 11th on the Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful women. (more...)
Michigan Electoral College voter: 'I'm still voting for Donald Trump'
- December 07, 2016

Suprun previously indicated he would support Trump. A Republican elector representing Texas will not cast a vote for Donald Trump, writing in a New York Times op-ed published on Monday that Trump does not have the experience or demeanor needed to be president. (more...)
Stein: Al Gore needs to 'step up' on climate change
- December 07, 2016

However, Gore , who kicked off a 24-hour talk-a-thon on Monday to urge more efforts to battle climate change and reduce its consequences, said that the meeting with the incoming U.S. Instead of dreading the upcoming Trump presidency, he has made attempts to move past their differences. He's also mocked Democratic rhetoric about climate change. (more...)
UN further tightens North Korea sanctions
- December 07, 2016

The Security Council has held nine emergency meetings this year in response to nuclear tests and ballistic missile activities by North Korea, Ban said in a statement Wednesday, an unprecedentedly high number. China, believed to be the only country buying North Korean coal, would slash its imports by some $700 million compared with 2015 sales under the new sanctions, diplomats said. (more...)
Man who shot ex-NFL player charged with manslaughter
- December 07, 2016

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand led a fiery press conference Tuesday, defending his office's actions regarding the death of former National Football League running back Joe McKnight , who was killed in a shooting last Thursday. Investigators interviewed Gasser for more than 10 hours, Normand said. He says they also conducted multiple crime scene reenactments. Normand angrily said his department had been unfairly criticized, and he said the tone of some of the comments were ... (more...)

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