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Woman faces charges in fatal hit-and-run crash Woman faces charges in fatal hit-and-run crash
- January 08, 2018

The Cape Cod Times reports Hunt turned herself in Saturday. Police diverted traffic on Route 28 for more than an hour as they conducted a preliminary investigation of the incident. Pina was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by ambulance and shortly thereafter was pronounced dead. Witnesses told police that they saw a light brown Toyota sedan and the driver was a white woman with brown hair. (more...)
Royal Navy intercepts Russian naval ships in English Channel Royal Navy intercepts Russian naval ships in English Channel
- January 08, 2018

The Royal Navy has dispatched a warship to intercept a number of Russian naval ships sailing through the English Channel. HMS WESTMINSTER has freshly returned to service after entering a period of refit in 2014, in which she received new weapons and radar systems. (more...)
Paris Hilton Palms Casino Loves You ... Take a Piece of Our Sign!!! Paris Hilton Palms Casino Loves You ... Take a Piece of Our Sign!!!
- January 08, 2018

Paris Hilton and fiance Chris Zylka want to get married "as soon as possible". The drama unfolded as Paris hopped in a vehicle to avoid photographers, and her fiance could be heard saying: 'Might not want to leave me!' as she sped away in her SUV. (more...)
Omaha man dies in IL crash
- January 08, 2018

Police said the crash occurred when the vehicle with the window tint, traveling behind Tomasello's Toyota in the right lane, moved into the passing lane, then abruptly returned to the right lane and struck the driver's side of Tomasello's auto. (more...)
Ridley brothers ready to square off for national title Ridley brothers ready to square off for national title
- January 08, 2018

Calvin Ridley didn't exactly sidestep the question Saturday morning. Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been through the national championship game experience before. "My mom loves to support her kids, she'd give her backbone for us", Riley said. "And surround yourself with good people". He also had an eventful recruitment that led him to the Dawgs. (more...)
Suspect crashes NJ Transit police SUV into Hoboken Terminal Suspect crashes NJ Transit police SUV into Hoboken Terminal
- January 08, 2018

A temporary waiting room and rest room are being opened on a train on Track 8. NBC4 NY is reporting that the FBI's New Jersey office is aware of the incident and members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force are responding to the scene as a precaution. (more...)
Suspected organ trafficker arrested in Cyprus
- January 08, 2018

A man suspected of leading kidney donors from Turkey and the ex-Soviet Union has been arrested in Cyprus on an worldwide arrest warrant from Interpol and Russian Federation. In 2013, an EU-led court in Kosovo sentenced five Kosovan doctors to up to eight years in prison for organ trafficking in the country. Harel was arrested in 2012 in Israel in connection with a parallel investigation, but was not extradited to Kosovo, which has no diplomatic relations with Israel. (more...)
NJ Transit delayed, PATH service suspended during morning rush NJ Transit delayed, PATH service suspended during morning rush
- January 08, 2018

Officials say Amtrak trains schedules will have minor modifications. Amtrak trains in and out of New York Penn Station are experiencing around 30-minute delays. Beginning Monday, New Jersey Transit will terminate and originate one morning and one evening train at Hoboken and one in each period at Newark Penn Station. (more...)
Shivraj Singh Chouhan's son takes on Jyotiraditya Scindia — Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan's son takes on Jyotiraditya Scindia — Madhya Pradesh
- January 08, 2018

He also raised questions on the Scindia family's past and Congress' contribution to the state during its rule. Both parties are carrying out high-decibel campaigns in Kolaras with Scindia and former Union minister Kantilal Bhuria leading the Congress charge while over a dozen MP minister are pitching in for the BJP. (more...)
Red Carpet Arrivals — Golden Globes Red Carpet Arrivals — Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

It's the first time The Late Night host has hosted the Golden Globes - and he didn't hold back. "In 2011, I told some jokes about our current president at the White House Correspondents' dinner, jokes about how he was unqualified to be president". (more...)
ACLU: New Jersey prisons have illegally banned book on mass incarceration ACLU: New Jersey prisons have illegally banned book on mass incarceration
- January 08, 2018

Aside from First Amendment violations, the ACLU lawyers wrote that the ban also violated the New Jersey Administrative Code, which specifies that prisons can only ban publications containing information about drugs when the material "is detrimental to the secure and orderly operation" of the prisons. (more...)
Snow for the back-to-school commute on Monday Snow for the back-to-school commute on Monday
- January 08, 2018

A low-pressure system over the province is bringing this new round of snow that is expected to taper off Monday morning. "However, the city of Toronto will see lower snowfall amounts of about 4 to 8 cm". Untreated roads are expected to be slippery. The force's traffic services department said on Twitter that, given the conditions, driving too quickly will put "everyone at risk". (more...)
Acquittal of Orsi, Spagnolini to have no bearing on case: CBI Acquittal of Orsi, Spagnolini to have no bearing on case: CBI
- January 08, 2018

Both were accused of corruption in the deal sealed to supply 12 AgustaWestland AW101 helicopters to Indian Air Force. After Monday's acquittal, Orsi's lawyer Ennio Amodio said the decision closed a case "which should have been clear to investigators (from the start)". (more...)
Joshua Boyle remanded in custody after brief third court appearance Joshua Boyle remanded in custody after brief third court appearance
- January 08, 2018

Last week he appeared alert and attentive , even asking the judge politely for permission to depart once his hearing ended, whereas today he did not speak at all before turning away from the camera. The pair had three children while being held captive by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network. The purported acts allegedly occurred between October 14 and December 30 after Boyle returned to Canada. (more...)
Pakistan relationship with China and United States not the same, says official Pakistan relationship with China and United States not the same, says official
- January 08, 2018

Chinese military officials told the South China Morning Post that the new base was necessary because the current port, which caters mostly to merchant ships, is unable to supply the services and logistical support Chinese warships need. (more...)
Trump told GOP leaders he had problems with his team's infrastructure plan Trump told GOP leaders he had problems with his team's infrastructure plan
- January 08, 2018

President Donald Trump and his top economic adviser appear to have different views about the use of public-private partnerships for building projects, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN. Late last month, a White House official said the proposal - set to be unveiled within the next couple of weeks - would propose spending at least $200 billion on infrastructure projects over the next decade, with the hopes of spurring an additional $800 billion in state and local funding. (more...)
Egyptian former PM not to run in 2018 presidential elections Egyptian former PM not to run in 2018 presidential elections
- January 08, 2018

The founder of the Egyptian Patriotic Movement party narrowly lost a presidential election to the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi in 2012 before fleeing for the UAE, where he has lived since. The independent NEC, established by a presidential decree in August 2017, is a 10-member commission and has sole responsibility for supervising general elections and referendums in Egypt. (more...)
Yup, Oprah and Tom Hanks Will Take the White House in 2020 Yup, Oprah and Tom Hanks Will Take the White House in 2020
- January 08, 2018

Despite the fact that the charming Kate Capshaw promptly spilled her drink, the whole company seems to have been in high spirits the remaining part of the evening. "It's office. He's flawless", Horowitz wrote. The great Oprah Winfrey accepted the coveted Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday, and her speech was nothing if not, shall we say, presidential? Best thing I've seen here. (more...)
Minnesota edges St. Cloud State to avoid sweep Minnesota edges St. Cloud State to avoid sweep
- January 08, 2018

Cloud, they're so deep", head coach Don Lucia said. "You got five guys on a knee blocking shots, just eating them in the chest - they don't have the equipment I have". University of Minnesota goaltender Mat Robson had to sit out the first 18 games of the season because he played exhibition games in the Ontario Hockey League, which the National Collegiate Athletic Association deems a professional league. (more...)
Pink to perform Super Bowl national anthem Pink to perform Super Bowl national anthem
- January 08, 2018

Lady Gaga performed at last year's Super Bowl halftime show after Adele revealed that she turned down the offer. The Grammy-winning pop star also has a concert scheduled for February 2 at the nearby Minneapolis Armory in connection with the Super Bowl. (more...)
GVK signs concession agreement for Navi Mumbai airport project GVK signs concession agreement for Navi Mumbai airport project
- January 08, 2018

The concession agreement has been signed through the creation of a Special Purpose Vehicle viz., Navi Mumbai International Airport Pvt. While the state government has been keen to make the Navi Mumbai airport operational by December 2019, the concession agreement signed today extends the launch timeframe by two years. (more...)
Florida officials: Hack exposed 30K Medicaid patients' files Florida officials: Hack exposed 30K Medicaid patients' files
- January 08, 2018

It found that hackers may have partly or fully accessed the enrollees' full names, Medicaid ID numbers, birth dates, addresses, diagnoses, medical conditions and Social Security numbers. To ensure the safety of recipients the Agency is providing a free a one-year membership in Experian's Identity Works program for those affected by the breach. (more...)
Turkey kills 6 PKK members in airstrikes in northern Iraq Turkey kills 6 PKK members in airstrikes in northern Iraq
- January 08, 2018

The operation was carried out by Turkish Air Force in Kani Rash town in Iraq, Turkish General Staff said in a written statement. Authorities also took into custody 46 suspected ISIS jihadists and 18 members of illegal far-left organisations. (more...)
Coronation ride 'horrid', says the Queen Coronation ride 'horrid', says the Queen
- January 08, 2018

The Coronation will air at 8pm on Sunday on BBC One. As for the Coronation coach, Queen Elizabeth described the journey as "horrible". "It's only sprung on leather", she explains. The full programme is expected to share with viewers the Queen's memories of the day which, as she puts it, was the "beginning of one's life really, as a sovereign". (more...)
France Sees Sharp Spike in Asylum Applications in 2017 France Sees Sharp Spike in Asylum Applications in 2017
- January 08, 2018

This number represents a jump of 17 percent compared to 2016, which was already up 6.5 percent on the number of applications in the previous year. However Pascal Brice, director general of OFPRA told Le Parisien that this "sustained" increase is "not representative of an inundation". (more...)
The Feds Are Investigating Clinton Foundation Over Questionable Donations The Feds Are Investigating Clinton Foundation Over Questionable Donations
- January 08, 2018

Trump and congressional Republicans have alleged that the FBI's investigation of Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state was tainted because the campaign of Dr. "The Clinton Foundation has demonstrably improved the lives of millions of people across America and around the world while earning top ratings from charity watchdog groups in the process". (more...)
Venezuela announces issuance of cryptocurrencies Venezuela announces issuance of cryptocurrencies
- January 08, 2018

Over the past year, the U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted numerous top-ranking officials, including Maduro and many of his ministers. Venezuela faces hyperinflation, political turmoil and massive debt, but has the world's largest crude oil reserves. (more...)
German industrial orders dip in November German industrial orders dip in November
- January 08, 2018

The ministry said Monday that there was a 0.7 percent gain in orders from other nations in the 19-nation eurozone, but domestic demand was off 0.4 percent and there was a 1.2 percent drop in orders from countries outside the eurozone. "There is little reason to get concerned. The general trend for industrial production in Germany remains positive", said ING economist Carsten Brzeski, noting low inventories and high capacity utilization. (more...)
Podolski unveils kebab restaurant Podolski unveils kebab restaurant
- January 08, 2018

The footballer, who now plays for Japanese side Vissel Kobe, appeared at the opening of "Mangal Doner" and even carved ceremonial slices of doner meat for some of the 1,000 fans who mobbed the premises on its opening day. The former Arsenal striker has launched a new kebab restaurant in the trendy Chlodwigplatz district to add to the clothing store and the ice cream parlour he already has in his business portfolio. (more...)
At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast
- January 08, 2018

The Italian coastguard said the migrants had been spotted on Saturday morning by a plane patrolling the seas on behalf of a European anti-smuggling operation. Smugglers routinely crowd many more than 100 people into motorised rubber dinghies created to hold far fewer. According to the latest data of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a total of 118,928 migrants have arrived in Italy by sea through the Central Mediterranean route in 2017. (more...)

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