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YO Sentenced To 40 Years In Hospital Over The Slender Man Stabbing

YO Sentenced To 40 Years In Hospital Over The Slender Man Stabbing

Geyser is still eligible to petition for supervised release every six months, but would have to appear before a judge who would decide on her mental fitness. It was said that Geyser stabbed Leutner 19 times with encouragement from Weier, after they lured her into the woods in Waukesha, Milwaukee. Weier confessed her crime in August but requested not to be convicted due to her mental health issues. Read More

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House committee could vote on Nunes memo Monday

House committee could vote on Nunes memo Monday

It's unclear how Federal Bureau of Investigation malfeasance could have exclusively resulted in a judge signing off on a FISA warrant. Kelly told Rosenstein and Wray that Trump was still inclined to release the memo but that the White House would let it be reviewed by the National Security Council and the White House Counsel's Office, a senior administration official told the Post. Read More

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Democratic Response To The State Of The Union, Annotated

Democratic Response To The State Of The Union, Annotated

A former Peace Corps volunteer, Kennedy was an assistant district attorney in two MA districts before being elected to Congress. Kennedy called out Trump the bully, "Bullies may land a punch". You fight your own, quiet battles every single day. What is Joe Kennedy known for? He resigned in 2012 to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Barney Frank. Read More

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United States and Qatar agree to level playing field framework

United States and Qatar agree to level playing field framework

American, Delta and United still have little to show for the millions of dollars they've spent on publicity campaigns and legal work aimed at curtailing the growth of Emirates , Etihad and Qatar Airways . We applaud this agreement and thank the administration for effectively representing the interests of the American aviation industry.”. In its own statement, the State Department asserted that it is maintaining the Open Skies framework, which it said provides benefits to airlines, ... Read More

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Chiefs Of Three Main Russian Intelligence Agencies Travel To Washington

Chiefs Of Three Main Russian Intelligence Agencies Travel To Washington

In a radio interview in Moscow on January 30, the USA ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, said Pompeo had indeed met with Russian spy officials, but he did not say where the meeting occurred or say specifically who attended. They include Russia's 2014 seizure of Crimea and its interference in Ukraine and Russia's military intervention on the government's side in the Syrian civil war. Read More

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U.S. designates Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh an global terrorist

U.S. designates Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh an global terrorist

Nathan Sales, the US State Department coordinator for counter-terrorism, played up Iran's support at a conference for an Israeli think-tank in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. "All assets belonging to Haniyeh under US jurisdiction will be frozen", Sales added. Hamas reacted to the news, saying the State Department's move to place Haniyeh on the terror list revealed the "depth" of America's bias toward Israel. Read More

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Asio visits ABC offices to secure documents found in old filing cabinet

Asio visits ABC offices to secure documents found in old filing cabinet

According to the ABC , security staff went to the broadcaster's offices in Canberra and Brisbane at 1am, with big white safes to lock away the files. The ABC's admission of the source of the hundreds of sensitive documents sent shockwaves through Canberra, with many poking fun at the decidedly lo-fi way the broadcaster obtained the papers, while others were startled that such classified material would be discarded so frivolously. Read More

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US Senate Blocks Abortion Bill

US Senate Blocks Abortion Bill

Lindsey Graham, R - South Carolina, sponsor of the bill , said in statement following the vote. "That's more than halfway through pregnancy and a point by which the research shows that babies can feel pain". Bill Nelson is expecting a challenge from Republican Gov. Rick Scott, Dannenfelser said constituents were 46 percent less likely. A piece of anti-abortion legislation criminalizing abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy has failed in the Senate. Read More

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Any Brexit deal will hit United Kingdom economy - government paper

Any Brexit deal will hit United Kingdom economy - government paper

The analysis, obtained by BuzzFeed News , finds that growth would fall between 2% and 8% over the next 15 years, depending on what kind of divorce deals Britain negotiates with the European Union . The Scottish Conservative constitution spokesman, Adam Tomkins MSP, branded the figures "scaremongering". Mrs May now faces a likely Commons bid to force the release of the analysis to MPs. Read More

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Dozens dead in Yemen clashes

Dozens dead in Yemen clashes

The Red Cross says the fighting has left 38 people dead since Sunday. The running battles have opened a new chapter of upheaval in Yemen, after nearly three years of war between a Saudi-led military coalition and. Separatists have dispatched additional forces from the central province of Marib and the southern province of Abyan, security sources said. President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, who was earlier backed by STC militants, has accused them of trying to stage a coup. Read More

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Russian President Vladimir Putin laughs off Washington`s `Kremlin list`

Russian President Vladimir Putin laughs off Washington`s `Kremlin list`

The Treasury Department said it was submitting classified lists of names, as well, that could include tycoons and officials of lesser rank and wealth, but provided no further information. "I believe in this case not being included on this list provides grounds for resignation", Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev joked Tuesday. At the same time, Putin sought to make light of the United States report - which many commentators say looks like an attempt to simply copy a Forbes Russia ... Read More

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UNC guard Jalek Felton suspended by university

UNC guard Jalek Felton suspended by university

Durham based attorney Kerry Sutton confirmed to CBS North Carolina that she is representing Felton. Citing federal privacy laws, the school said that will be the extent of its comment on the matter. His best performance came on December 6, when he hit for 15 points and five assists in a win against Western Carolina. The Tar Heels , now ranked No. Read More

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United States military backtracks on blocking Afghan data

United States military backtracks on blocking Afghan data

US Army Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of worldwide forces in Afghanistan, told reporters last month that the Afghan government's goal was to control "80% of the country over the next two years". Since January 2016 it had published data on the number of governing districts controlled by Kabul , the number controlled by the Taliban, and the number that are contested. Read More

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Hillary Clinton In Hilarious Skit At Grammys

Hillary Clinton In Hilarious Skit At Grammys

It only took a few seconds to recognize both the voice and the hairline - cue Hillary Clinton . On a night that featured the biggest stars in music , it was Hillary Clinton who got one of the loudest reactions of the night. Hillary's face was initially covered by the book, but she received huge cheers from the audience as she lowered it to reveal herself. "That's it, we've got it". Read More

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Mother calls arrest of son, 7, in Miami 'police abuse'

Mother calls arrest of son, 7, in Miami 'police abuse'

The parents are naturally upset over the unsatisfactory way the school dealt with the situation. "I was in shock". The teacher took the boy out of a cafeteria at the Coral Way K-8 Center to punish him, WSVN-TV reported . However, the Miami-Dade Schools Police defended their actions, arguing they were just abiding by the Florida Mental Health Baker Act , which states a risky child must be detained and subjected to psychiatric evaluation. Read More

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Netanyahu, Putin, to discuss military cooperation in Syria

Netanyahu, Putin, to discuss military cooperation in Syria

Netanyahu and Putin met for some 90 minutes privately, and also held talks on bilateral issues with their wider staffs. Netanyahu said the discussions were "concrete", not "theoretical". Netanyahu was accompanied on the trip by National Security Council head Meir Ben Shabbat and Military Intelligence chief Maj. In November, Mr Netanyahu signalled Israel would take military action in Syria when it sees fit as it seeks to ensure Iran-backed forces stay away from its territory. Read More

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Israel And Poland Agree To Talks Over Holocaust 'Blame' Law

Israel And Poland Agree To Talks Over Holocaust 'Blame' Law

However, the Nazis also "drew upon some Polish agencies, such as Polish police forces and railroad personnel, in the guarding of ghettos and the deportation of Jews to the killing centers". The Israeli Foreign Ministry also released a statement on Twitter saying that it expects "the Polish government to change the wording of the bill before its final adoption and to conduct a dialogue with Israel on the subject". Read More

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Mexico's economy minister says NAFTA on right track

Mexico's economy minister says NAFTA on right track

Still, Robert Lighthizer , the United States trade representative , appeared to throw some cold water on the progress, calling proposals offered by Mexico and Canada inadequate and, in some cases, contrary to American demands. "If you want to sell cars out of the back door of the factory to Canadian consumers, you are going to have to compete with a TPP-sourced vehicle that does not have to meet any of the higher NAFTA requirements...." The sixth round of renegotiations on the North ... Read More

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Bruce McArthur charged with three additional counts of first-degree murder, police say

Bruce McArthur charged with three additional counts of first-degree murder, police say

McArthur was charged on January 18 in connection with the deaths of Andrew Kinsman, 49, and Selim Esen, 44, who went missing last summer from Toronto's gay village. The woman, who asked not to be named, said she would often see McCarthur gardening or laying out plants in the driveway. Two are still being searched: McArthur's Thorncliffe Park apartment and the Leaside property. Read More

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FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe leaving post ahead of planned retirement

FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe leaving post ahead of planned retirement

Two days after Comey's firing, McCabe pushed back at a congressional hearing against White House assertions that Comey had lost the support of the Federal Bureau of Investigation workforce, telling lawmakers at a hearing, "I can tell you that the majority, the vast majority of Federal Bureau of Investigation employees, enjoyed a deep and positive connection to Director Comey". Read More

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Grammys 2018: The Best Performances of the Night

Grammys 2018: The Best Performances of the Night

Apart from some big wins, the show boasted to stellar performance through the night beginning with Lamar's performance of " xxx " from his album " Damn ". - Best rap song: 'HUMBLE .,' Kendrick Lamar . - Best traditional pop vocal album: "Tony Bennett Celebrates 90", various artists . In category of pop, despite nominations of Kesha and Coldplay, little had to cope with album divides , by Ed Sheeron. Read More

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8 people dead in Yemen

8 people dead in Yemen

Armed separatists wrested a key military base and several government buildings from soldiers loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi as residents reported that hundreds of pro-Southern demonstrators had gathered in a main square. It called on all sides to "adhere to the language of calm dialogue", the Saudi state news agency SPA said late Saturday. He said that the situation was headed toward "a comprehensive military confrontation". Read More

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Rescuers find seven survivors of missing Kiribati ferry

Rescuers find seven survivors of missing Kiribati ferry

But 43 people are feared dead with the ferry still missing and more than half of the search area already covered. Webb said a fishing boat had changed its course and picked up the survivors on Sunday afternoon. Boats and ships in the area have been asked to keep an eye out for the vessel - described as a 17.5m wooden catamaran - and to urgently report any possible sightings. Read More

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