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Worldwide Syrian army captures village, missile kills 8 civilians
Author: 0 Syrian army captures village, missile kills 8 civilians

Speaking at an awards ceremony Sunday, the Turkish leader said an estimated 80,000 people were now moving toward the Turkish border in the Syria's northwestern Idlib province , where about three million people have taken shelter from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the ongoing conflict.

Worldwide NORAD successful once again tracking Santa on Christmas Eve
Author: 0 NORAD successful once again tracking Santa on Christmas Eve

The annual Google " Santa Tracker " presents us up-to-the-minute files on where Kris Kringle is as he delivers Christmas items to formative years in each place the area. Decked in his red and white and bearing gifts, today Santa Claus strolled the hallways of Golisano Children's Hospital to brighten the lives of sick children.

Author: 0 Woman, 2 children found dead near Boston parking garage

The objective of Thursday's press conference was to provide the identities of the individuals, Rollins said, emphasizing that the investigation is in its early stages. In May, a former Boston College student jumped to his death from the same garage. "Three patients were given the best possible care we could provide, but it was not enough to save their lives", Michael MacNeil, president of the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association EMS Division, said in a statement.

Worldwide Putin Opens Rail Bridge Linking Russia to Crimea
Author: 0 Putin Opens Rail Bridge Linking Russia to Crimea

The Post quoted one former senior White House official who said Trump was quite explicit on this point, saying he knew Ukraine was the real culprit, US intelligence be damned, because "Putin told me". Russian Federation annexed Crimea five years ago at the height of the separatist conflict in Ukraine. - He denied Russian military forces had any involvement in the breakaway Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Lugansk and said mercenaries in the conflict included Germans and French on both ...

Worldwide Very mild through Christmas
Author: 0 Very mild through Christmas

The Weather Service says there's also a chance of snow at lower elevations until Saturday . After a frosty and foggy start to the day, people in most parts of the country are likely to see the wintry weather lift and make way for sunshine.

Worldwide United Airlines pulls grounded Boeing 737 Max from schedules through June
Author: 0 United Airlines pulls grounded Boeing 737 Max from schedules through June

Executives said during the company's third-quarter earnings call that United planned to substitute larger planes , including the MAX, on many domestic routes in 2020 to help drive down operating costs and improve efficiency. Some economists have predicted the production halt could slice 0.5% off the nation's GDP next year, depending on how long it lasts. Boeing said it deeply regrets "the disruption that the 737 MAX grounding is causing our customers and their passengers".

Worldwide United Kingdom charges USA diplomat's wife over teen's death in crash
Author: 0 United Kingdom charges USA diplomat's wife over teen's death in crash

The fatal crash occurred near a U.S. Air Force base in Northamptonshire, England, on August 27. Charles and Dunn had said that they would meet Sacoolas if she promised to return to the UK. Dunn's mother, Charlotte Charles , broke down in tears after finding out charges had been brought, saying it meant she had kept a promise to her son to get him justice.

Worldwide Missing Austin woman found dead, infant alive, after weeklong search
Author: 0 Missing Austin woman found dead, infant alive, after weeklong search

Early signs indicate it is Margot however DNA tests are underway to confirm her identity. Broussard and her newborn daughter were last seen around 7:30 a.m. "We've been knowing her for a long time". Police say more charges are possible. Fieramusca was being held at the Harris County Jail on $600,000 bond.

Worldwide Defiant Trump holds record-long rally on impeachment day
Author: 0 Defiant Trump holds record-long rally on impeachment day

The Trump campaign raised $5 million on the day House Democrats voted to impeach the president on two counts, according to campaign manager Brad Parscale. Trump claimed polling showed him leading all potential Democratic opponents for next fall's election. The day of dramatic and often angry oratory saw both sides delving deep into Constitutional law, citing the country's hallowed founders Benjamin Franklin or Alexander Hamilton, as outside Congress protesters clamored for impeachment .

Worldwide Kidnapping of Teenager in the Bronx Was Staged, Law Enforcement Source Says
Author: 0 Kidnapping of Teenager in the Bronx Was Staged, Law Enforcement Source Says

The teen believed to have been kidnapped and dragged into a auto in front of her mom in the Bronx admitted to cops Tuesday that she staged the whole incident, according to law enforcement sources. The NYPD's 40th Precinct cheered Karol's return when the news was announced Tuesday. Sanchez allegedly devised the hoax because of a hard relationship with her mother, a police official told The New York Times .

Worldwide Snow sweeps through, with cold to follow
Author: 0 Snow sweeps through, with cold to follow

Winds will pick up from the west-southwest with some snow showers & flurries as a cold front & short wave pivot through. Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1 p.m., then showers likely. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Thu: High: 51 LOw: 28 Mostly sunny; bit breezy in the afternoon. National Weather Service in Honolulu says there will be a Wind Advisory in effect for most of Hawaiʻi Island from 2 p.m.

Worldwide China, Russia urge lifting of some sanctions on N. Korea
Author: 0 China, Russia urge lifting of some sanctions on N. Korea

Biegun's trip led to speculation he might try to salvage negotiations by reaching out to North Korea, or by publicly sending a message. According to a copy of the document, obtained by TASS, the UN Security Council "shall adjust the sanction measures towards the DPRK as may be needed in light of the DPRK's compliance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions".

Worldwide 14-Year-Old Questioned In Death Of Barnard College Student Released
Author: 0 14-Year-Old Questioned In Death Of Barnard College Student Released

The 13-year-old was found with a knife and admitted being involved in the attempted robbery and stabbing, a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told CNN on Friday. Police are reportedly still searching for a third suspect. Majors was from Charlottesville, Virginia, where she previously attended a boarding school.

Worldwide Postpone parliamentary consultations: Lebanese president postpones consultations to select new PM
Author: 0 Postpone parliamentary consultations: Lebanese president postpones consultations to select new PM

Sunday's violence comes on the eve of a meeting between the president and parliamentary blocs in which Hariri is widely expected to be renamed to the post. Some promoted confrontation with security forces to express anger at the crackdown and the government's "business as usual" approach. His political opponents, including Aou and the powerful Shiite group backed by Iran's Hezbollah , say the new cabinet should include politicians along with technocrats.

Worldwide Met Éireann issues snow/ice weather warning for six counties
Author: 0 Met Éireann issues snow/ice weather warning for six counties

A yellow weather warning was in place for parts of the country on Monday, with the Met Office warning that temperatures would plummet "widely below zero" leading to icy stretches on the roads and up to 2cm of snow. The Met Office forecast for this week reveals the weather will likely be less windy with more dry weather for many. Northumberland village Carrshield was blanketed in snow as voters braced the cold to head to their local polling stations on December 12.

Worldwide Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets
Author: 0 Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

One of the key issues that was to be resolved at the summit was how to regulate carbon markets , which would put a price on emitting carbon dioxide. But at the insistence of the US, Brazil and China, the final decision text was weak: recalling countries' commitment under the Paris Agreement to "communicate or update" their climate plans by 2020.

Worldwide Comey: I Was Wrong to Defend the FBI's FISA Process
Author: 0 Comey: I Was Wrong to Defend the FBI's FISA Process

There were "significant questions" "raised" about the "reliability of the Steele dossier that was used in the Carter Page FISA applications", Horowitz concluded, adding that "the FISA applications relied entirely on information from the Steele reporting to support the allegation that Page was coordinating with the Russian government on 2016 US presidential election activities".

Worldwide British-Muslims fear for their future under Johnson govt
Author: 0 British-Muslims fear for their future under Johnson govt

In point of fact, PM Johnson, who had failed twice to pass an amended Brexit under his short-lived previous term, sought for a December 12th general election in a bid to smoothen up UK's exit from European Union within a January 31st deadline, while his election slogan had been " Get Brexit Done ", which seemed to be well-heard by an overwhelming majority according to the election poll results.

Worldwide Andrew Scheer resigns as Conservative leader
Author: 0 Andrew Scheer resigns as Conservative leader

Despite a significant seat gain, and actually winning the popular vote, the Conservative Party failed to beat Justin Trudeau's Liberals, leaving them, however, with a minority government. A few cobbled together an effort to try to save him, among them Ontario MP Michael Barrett, expressing frustration that some of the backlash to Scheer had been coming from those who'd actively worked against him before he won the party leadership.

Worldwide Very close to a big deal with China
Author: 0 Very close to a big deal with China

In return, Beijing would buy more USA farm products, increase Americans companies' access to the Chinese market and tighten protection for intellectual property rights. China also said it will reapply on December 15 an additional 25 percent tariff on US -made vehicles and 5 percent tariffs on auto parts that had been suspended at the beginning of 2019.

Worldwide Some 70 soldiers killed in attack on Niger camp
Author: 0 Some 70 soldiers killed in attack on Niger camp

The attack comes at the end of a year of intense violence in Inates, a cattle herding community near the banks of the Niger River 200 km north of the capital Niamey . The event, which aimed to address security in the volatile region, is now expected to take place early next year. President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger has raced to home to deal with a deadliest rebel attack on his country in living memory.

Worldwide DOJ Inspector General Testifies On FBI Probe Of Trump Campaign
Author: 0 DOJ Inspector General Testifies On FBI Probe Of Trump Campaign

According to the 476-page report released on Monday, investigators found no intentional misconduct or political bias surrounding the launch of the Trump-Russia investigation or the efforts to seek the controversial FISA warrant to monitor former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page in the early stages of that probe.

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