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Stowmarket death: Ex UKIP councillor charged with murder Stowmarket death: Ex UKIP councillor charged with murder
- January 02, 2018

Mr Searle had represented Stowmarket South for UKIP on Suffolk County Council. Her husband, Stephen Searle, 64, was a Ukip councillor who stood for the party in the general election last June. At the time he said: 'It's superb to be fighting again for my country and my people'. Mr Searle is also understood to have played an active role in local charities, including the Stowmarket branch of the Royal British Legion. (more...)
Volunteers discover 43 brown snake eggs in school sandpit Volunteers discover 43 brown snake eggs in school sandpit
- January 02, 2018

After three days of solid digging, the volunteers discovered a total of seven nests and 43 eggs. Students at a Laurieton school got an absolutely stellar sendoff for 2017 when they discovered a bunch of actual brown snake eggs in their school sandpit on December 20th, according to the Port Macquarie News . (more...)
North Korea: Won't Give Up Nuclear Agenda Unless US Stops 'Blackmail' North Korea: Won't Give Up Nuclear Agenda Unless US Stops 'Blackmail'
- January 02, 2018

At a UN General Assembly committee meeting in October, North Korea's deputy UN ambassador Kim In-Ryong said his country has a 2016-2020 plan to develop "practical satellites that can contribute to the economic development and improvement of the people's living". (more...)
Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots soar. Will you hit it rich in 2018? Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots soar. Will you hit it rich in 2018?
- January 02, 2018

The Wednesday night Powerball jackpot has swelled to $440 million. The Saturday jackpot was initially estimated at $384 million ($242.9 million cash value), the fourth time in 2017 that the prize value hit the $300 million mark. Not to be outdone, Wednesday's Powerball drawing's jackpot now sits at $440 million-the ninth largest jackpot in the game's history and the 12th largest U.S. (more...)
Leaked Israeli Intelligence Report: Iran Protests No Threat to Regime - Yet Leaked Israeli Intelligence Report: Iran Protests No Threat to Regime - Yet
- January 02, 2018

He accused the Iranian government of spending tens of billions of dollars to spread hate. They seek freedom. They seek justice. "That's just not right", he added. Vice President Mike Pence also tweeted his support. Protesters are have been calling for the removal of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and chanting against the government. (more...)
Russian tankers reportedly smuggling oil to North Korea Russian tankers reportedly smuggling oil to North Korea
- January 02, 2018

The Lighthouse Winmore has no immediate connections to the Chinese government; the ship is now being leased by a Taiwanese company called Billions Bunker Group Corporation. In regards to the resolution's maritime blockade measure, . the Oceans and Fisheries Ministry notified related organizations like the Korea Shipowners' Association to allow the search of cargo ships suspected of carrying banned goods. (more...)
S Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to N Korea S Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to N Korea
- January 02, 2018

Early Sunday retired U.S. Navy admiral and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Mike Mullen, said America and North Korea are closer to conflict "than we've ever been". He said North Korea's nuclear deterrent was "irreversible" and that it would prevent Trump from starting a war. Asked if he thought that meant a pre-emptive strike in the coming year, Graham said: "2018 is going to be the year to deny North Korea the capability to hit the homeland". (more...)
'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong 'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong
- January 02, 2018

He cautioned however that "as long as an unstable state which is neither war nor peace continues, the North and the South can not guarantee a success of the Olympics, sit down for talks or move forward for reunification". Asked about Kim's claim that he has a nuclear button on his desk, and that the weapons can reach the US, Donald Trump said from his New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago: "We'll see, we'll see". (more...)
5 people hurt in two overnight shootings in Orlando 5 people hurt in two overnight shootings in Orlando
- January 02, 2018

Two additional shooting victims showed up at a nearby hospital, police said. Donnie Portillo said he was driving his family back to New Jersey when their auto was hit by gunfire on Interstate 4. Police said they found a gun and a rifle in one of the cars. Witnesses at the scene again told investigators that people in two vehicles had possibly been shooting at each other. (more...)
Trump says no protection for 'Dreamers' without wall
- January 02, 2018

Democrats have pushed for DACA to continue, but Trump, a Republican, has said that would not happen without the end to various visa programmes and the construction of a wall along the southern USA border. Six months ago, Sessions announced Trump's Decision to end DACA, also known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Congress passed a short-term government funding bill last week before taking its Christmas break, but needs to come to an agreement on defense spending and various ... (more...)
State Police issue silver alert for a missing 81-year-old State Police issue silver alert for a missing 81-year-old
- January 02, 2018

He was reported missing at 11:30 p.m. The Newport News Police Department said Adams was found behind Faith Deliverance Church at 6116 Roanoke Avenue and was pronounced dead at the scene. He previously has been found at the Walmart in the area of Mercury Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue. Newport News does participate in the Project Lifesaver (Home Safe) program, which helps track family members who are prone to wandering away from home. (more...)
Truck hits pedestrians in San Francisco Truck hits pedestrians in San Francisco
- January 02, 2018

It happened in the area of Geary and 21st Street at around 3:44 p.m. The San Francisco Fire Department said on Twitter that one pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and another was seriously injured. The five suffered minor injuries, and they range in age from pre-teen to adult. Four ambulances were dispatched to the scene. The driver of the truck was arrested however he only speaks Cantonese so the police were waiting for a translator. (more...)
RMT to protest against rail fare hikes - by giving commuters chocolates RMT to protest against rail fare hikes - by giving commuters chocolates
- January 02, 2018

Moreover, it is widely accepted that extra money from fares is needed to improve track and rolling stock; and it was decided years ago to load more of. Passengers will have to pay more to travel by train. The current method caps fare rises at the retail price index, generally the higher of the two most common measures for inflation, which is now at 3.9%. (more...)
At least 7 dead in DR Congo protests At least 7 dead in DR Congo protests
- January 02, 2018

That agreement - facilitated by Conférence Episcopale Nationale du Congo (CENCO) mediators, and reached in Kinshasa on 31 December 2016 - allowed President Joseph Kabila to stay in power beyond the end of his term and has stipulated that peaceful, credible and inclusive elections would be organized in DRC by the end of December 2017. (more...)
Police body cam captures squirrel going absolutely nuts in attack on officer Police body cam captures squirrel going absolutely nuts in attack on officer
- January 02, 2018

Police released bodycam footage of the whole ordeal on Facebook . As the video begins, loud music is heard in the background as the officer enters the kitchen, and he tells the homeowner that he is going to turn their radio down. "Officers Sime and Dawson arrived on scene but were not at all expecting the warm welcome they would receive from the squirrel", a spokesperson for the department said in an online statement. (more...)
Meghalaya on way to Cong-mukt! 8 MLAs to join BJP's partner Meghalaya on way to Cong-mukt! 8 MLAs to join BJP's partner
- January 02, 2018

The party has been hit by dissension ahead of the polls in Meghalaya, so president Rahul Gandhi has eased out 85-year-old former chief minister D D Lapang as the president of the state unit and handed over the reins of the party to young leaders Celestine Lyngdoh and Vincent H Pala. (more...)
CNN DENIED: President Trump Deploys GIANT TRUCK to Cut-Off CNN Crew CNN DENIED: President Trump Deploys GIANT TRUCK to Cut-Off CNN Crew
- January 02, 2018

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump hit the golf course after spending Christmas with his family in his Mar-a-Lago residence. One analysis finds that the total taxpayer cost of Trump's golfing habit so far exceeds $40 million. But according to a recent CNN report , Trump is on pace to triple the amount of time Obama spent on a golf course. "This may seem trivial, but it's important to get video of the President as he does things on a daily basis". (more...)
Saints fall to Bucs, still win NFC South Saints fall to Bucs, still win NFC South
- January 02, 2018

The AFC schedule kicks off Saturday, 4:35 p.m. on ESPN with the Tennessee Titans visiting the Kansas City Chiefs , and then Sunday at 1:00 is the game we all expected at the start of the season, Buffalo at Jacksonville. Earlier, it appeared that Brees (22 of 30 for 245 yards) had engineered the game-winner. Kicker Patrick Murray pulled the extra point wide right to leave the score 14-13 New Orleans with 5:50 remaining in the half. (more...)
Mayor de Blasio to begin 2nd term at City Hall Mayor de Blasio to begin 2nd term at City Hall
- January 02, 2018

De Blasio opened by asking the audience, bundled up with temperatures in the teens, if they wanted him to deliver a short speech. He said that NY was the safest big city in America, highlighting a continued drop in the number of murders during the past year. (more...)
Friends build island to beat New Year's Eve drinking ban Friends build island to beat New Year's Eve drinking ban
- January 02, 2018

Stuff .co.nz reports they built the island out of sand during a low tide on Sunday, and it was just big enough to fit a picnic table and an Esky. Some of the group reportedly said the liquor ban didn't apply to them because they were in " international waters ", according to Fairfax. (more...)
Friends build island to beat New Year's Eve drinking ban Friends build island to beat New Year's Eve drinking ban
- January 02, 2018

Stuff .co.nz reports they built the island out of sand during a low tide on Sunday, and it was just big enough to fit a picnic table and an Esky. Some of the group reportedly said the liquor ban didn't apply to them because they were in " international waters ", according to Fairfax. (more...)
Virat Kohli wishes 'Love and light to all,' on New Year's Day Virat Kohli wishes 'Love and light to all,' on New Year's Day
- January 02, 2018

But that's a factor for the bowlers too. If it is about dealing with the bounce for batsmen, bowlers will have to make the adjustment for bowling with the Kookaburra. When South Africa toured India two seasons ago, crowds put aside their passionate support for the home side and chanted "ABD, ABD" whenever de Villiers walked out to bat. (more...)
Clinton supporters donated $700K to find Trump accusers Clinton supporters donated $700K to find Trump accusers
- January 02, 2018

Ms. Bloom would not identify the donors. Buell is the founder of the American clothing line, Esprit and is also the pioneer of San Francisco-based Susie Tompkins Buell Foundation , a body that lends support to women who want to work in public service, especially in politics. (more...)
Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US
- January 02, 2018

But Kim also said those weapons would not be used unless his country faced aggression, AP reported. "These weapons will be used only if our security is threatened". "The US can never start a war against me and our country. The DPRK, as a responsible nuclear weapons state, will lead the trend of history to the only road of independence and justice, weathering all tempests on this planet", the report continued, referring to North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (more...)
Russian Federation investigation makes USA 'look very bad' Russian Federation investigation makes USA 'look very bad'
- January 02, 2018

Painter also maintained Trump was "not above the law" and did not have the ability to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is presently conducting an investigation into claims of collusion between the Trump 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Reported Dead In Latest Round Of Iranian Protests
- January 02, 2018

Rouhani won a landslide re-election in May after campaigning largely on social reform. "The entire world understands that the good people of Iran want change , and, other than the vast military power of the United States, that Iran's people are what their leaders fear the most ", he added in another tweet. (more...)
Eyeing a Storm as 2018 Starts Cold Eyeing a Storm as 2018 Starts Cold
- January 01, 2018

The wind-chill factor will bring below-zero temperatures to the celebration. The Arctic air mass that's kept the last week bitterly cold in MI isn't letting up as we cross into 2018. Afternoon highs will be almost 15-20 degrees below average as the Arctic air remains in place. The forecast for the WSPY listening area shows wind chills with the possibility to dip to 35 below zero. (more...)
Palestinians recall envoy to the U.S. after Trump's Jerusalem decision Palestinians recall envoy to the U.S. after Trump's Jerusalem decision
- January 01, 2018

Palestinian officials have previously said they will "no longer accept" any peace plan put forward by the United States following President Donald Trump's unilateral declaration on 6th of December 2017. The controversy around declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel is that Palestinians also call Jerusalem their capital. Meanwhile, Palestinian officials have refused meetings with any United States political officials, including members of Trump's peace team and chief negotiator Jason ... (more...)
Below-zero wind chills ring in New Year Below-zero wind chills ring in New Year
- January 01, 2018

Wind chill advisory from 9 p.m. tonight until noon Monday and from midnight Monday until noon Tuesday: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb and Cullman counties. Some very light, spotty wintry precipitation will remain possible through the mid-morning hours; however, the frigid Arctic air remains the much bigger story with wind chill values below zero this morning! Highs today will only reach the single digits and low teens with ... (more...)
Trump Wishes 'Fake News Media' a Happy New Year Trump Wishes 'Fake News Media' a Happy New Year
- January 01, 2018

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 31, 2017What a year it's been, and we're just getting started. In the video running 3½ minutes, scenes of Trump with military personnel, Border Patrol agents and other world leaders are set to a stirring soundtrack as he declares of his country: "We gave birth to the modern world, and we will shape tomorrow's world with the strength and skill of American hands". (more...)

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