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Global Media Chinese Ships Spotted Selling Oil to N.Korea
Author: 0 Chinese Ships Spotted Selling Oil to N.Korea

Separately, a foreign ministry official in Seoul said Friday that a Hong Kong-registered vessel was seized and inspected in November for transferring oil products to a North Korean ship in breach of United Nations sanctions. The ship had headed towards its purported destination in Taiwan, but on reaching global waters transferred some of its 600 tonne cargo to the Sam Jong 2 and three other North Korean vessels, the South claimed.

Global Media Multiple injured in shooting at Long Beach business, police say
Author: 0 Multiple injured in shooting at Long Beach business, police say

Police searched the law firm at 300 E. San Antonio Drive room to make sure everyone had been accounted for and there weren't any more suspects, officials said. Police said Friday afternoon that there are "multiple victims", though the condition and number of victims was unknown, according to the statement from Sgt.

Global Media Man accused of rigging door to electrocute his wife
Author: 0 Man accused of rigging door to electrocute his wife

Authorities discovered the door to be barricaded, with burn marks by the handle. A deputy kicked the door and upon doing so, a large spark was observed. - Deputies announce the arrest of a man for rigging the door to his home in an attempt to electrocute his pregnant wife. "This is one of the most freakish domestic violence cases I have seen in my career", said Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly .

Global Media China caught 'red-handed' secretly supplying oil to N. Korea
Author: 0 China caught 'red-handed' secretly supplying oil to N. Korea

The Lighthouse Winmore , which the USA recently called to be on a United Nations blacklist of ships involved with North Korea , was seized and inspected at the Yeosu port in late November, according to news agency Yonhap. Authorities in Seoul revealed Friday that they had briefly taken the Lighthouse Winmore , a tanker registered in Hong Kong that allegedly transferred fuel to a vessel from the isolated hermit kingdom.

Global Media Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M

Saturday's Powerball jackpot is even larger, with an estimated jackpot of $384 million, according to its website. That's because there are now longer odds in both games, leading to more frequent large jackpots. The last victor was on October 13, when two tickets split a $43 million jackpot. Powerball and Mega Millions tickets are available at Hoosier Lottery retailers.

Global Media Police investigate if video game prank led to shooting death
Author: 0 Police investigate if video game prank led to shooting death

One player reportedly provided false information about his home address in an effort to "seem tough", pointing to a nearby address in Wichita. As Deputy Wichita Police Chief Troy Livingston explains it, officers were responding to "a call about a homicide and hostage situation that turned out to be false".

Global Media Badgers prepare for Orange Bowl in sunny Florida
Author: 0 Badgers prepare for Orange Bowl in sunny Florida

The Orange Bowl features the ACC Coach of the Year in Mark Richt and Big Ten Coach of the Year in Paul Chryst. Leading the way offensively was quarterback Malik Rosier . He won't have his two best receivers - wideout Ahmmon Richards and tight end Christopher Herndon IV - who are each out after knee surgeries. Bradrick Shaw and Garret Groshek back up Taylor.

Global Media Lindsay Lohan Bitten by a Snake in Thailand
Author: 0 Lindsay Lohan Bitten by a Snake in Thailand

The positive side is: I'm OK!. She didn't reveal what kind of snake bit her or if she's received any kind of actual medical treatment for the bite, but Lindsay Lohan says she's ok and even showed off the bite in the video. government £75,000 in taxes. Given that Donald Trump is president and Lohan supported him , me thinks that these taxes will magically disappear in the coming weeks.

Global Media George Weah: From Pitch to Presidency, the story of Liberia's new President
Author: 0 George Weah: From Pitch to Presidency, the story of Liberia's new President

He and his nearest challenger, Vice President Joseph Boakai, who represented the UP and received about 29 percent of the vote, advanced to the November 7 runoff election. Critics of Boakai, 73, accused him of doing little as Johnson Sirleaf's vice president. The result was confirmed by the country's election commission chair, Jerome Korkoyah, on Thursday.

Global Media Israeli tanks, aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack
Author: 0 Israeli tanks, aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

Air attack alarm systems in the south of the Jewish state were triggered after three launches were identified from the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli military. On December 19, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said he believed that the rocket fire by Gaza-based terrorist groups was over, referring to the attacks as the "price" Israel had to pay for US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Global Media Trump mocks Vanity Fair for apologising to Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Trump mocks Vanity Fair for apologising to Hillary Clinton

That conundrum must have left Donald Trump's addled brain a little tuckered out because the slam that did come out was a garbled mess - in which he said Anna Wintour is "begging for forgiveness". The video showed staff suggesting six New Year's resolutions to Ms Clinton, following her 2016 presidential election loss to US President Donald Trump .

Global Media Pakistan accuses India of using Afghan soil to hamper corridor project
Author: 0 Pakistan accuses India of using Afghan soil to hamper corridor project

China also said Afghanistan's willingness should not worry India and warned it against "disturbing" the key project of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative. Male and female applicants would be entertained separately, he added. Mr Iqbal said that the federal government was making all-out efforts to take Balochistan forward in the process of development so as to bring it on a par with other provinces of the country.

Global Media Constitution Under Attack By BJP, Congress: Mayawati
Author: 0 Constitution Under Attack By BJP, Congress: Mayawati

The image was quiet in contrast to pictures of Sonia enjoying her vacations in south Goa. Wishing every Congress leader and worker on the party's foundation day, the Gandhi scion said, "The Constitution, the foundation of our country is under threat, is under attack directly, statements are being made by senior members of BJP and it is under attack surreptitiously from the back".

Global Media KASABA Controversy, Mammootty comes out finally and talks on Parvathi Menon
Author: 0 KASABA Controversy, Mammootty comes out finally and talks on Parvathi Menon

The reports also reveal that the arrest was made on the basis of a rape threat sent to Parvathy on her Instagram account. "We need this dialogue to be sustained", she tweeted. Filmmaker Jude Anthany Joseph had called Parvathy "a monkey in a circus who suddenly made a decision to take on her masters". "With all respect to the makers, the film disappointed me, as it featured a great actor spitting totally misogynistic dialogues".

Global Media State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea
Author: 0 State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea

Russian Federation on Tuesday indicated that it was ready to mediate between the United States and North Korea to reduce escalating tensions, if asked to. Peskov's remarks on Tuesday are not unusual for Moscow , as the Kremlin has long held the position that the United States and North Korea should move toward diplomatic talks.

Global Media Fatal shooting leads to police chase, multiple crashes
Author: 0 Fatal shooting leads to police chase, multiple crashes

At 11:31 a.m., the vehicle was stopped after an alert was sent out about an SUV related to the shooting of a woman in Stafford, according to officials. The Stafford deputy suffered a minor injury when a bullet penetrated the windshield, according to VSP officials. Mile marker 142 is located between Exit 140/Courthouse Road and Exit 143/Garrisonville Road in Stafford County.

Global Media Washington responds after Jerusalem vote, cuts budget to UN
Author: 0 Washington responds after Jerusalem vote, cuts budget to UN

Botswana has hit back at the "bullying" by United States ( US ) ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley for her threatening stance to member nations with regards to their vote on the status of Jerusalem . " We chose to limit the Christmas celebrations to the religious rituals as an expression of rejection and anger and sympathy with the victims who fell in the recent protests", said Salman.

Global Media Snow and ice warnings issued as wintry weather expected to return
Author: 0 Snow and ice warnings issued as wintry weather expected to return

Snow and ice weather warnings have been issued for many parts of Ireland for Thursday evening. Met Eireann issued three new Status Yellow snow-ice Weather Warnings this morning. Forecasters have predicted widespread frost and icy conditions this morning with patches of freezing fog and isolated snow showers also. Some delays and cancellations to rail and air travel are likely, ' the Met Office said.

Global Media ConCourt ruling does not fault Mbete - Parliament
Author: 0 ConCourt ruling does not fault Mbete - Parliament

President Jacob Zuma looks on during the 54th national conference of the ANC in Johannesburg on December 17, 2017. Zuma stepped down as ANC president last week after serving as party leader for two terms. Mbete and President Zuma were ordered to pay costs of the application. Mothapo said this was being done already, as part of a wider, ongoing overhaul of the rules by the National Assembly Rules Committee, to outline a procedure to be followed in implementing section 89 of the ...

Global Media Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days
Author: 0 Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days

He explained that the city's ambulances are not high enough to go through the snow. Heavy storm has brought a record amount of snow to the U.S. city of Erie on Christmas day, forcing officials to declare a state of emergency. There has been more than 62.2 inches of snow in Redfield, New York, since Christmas. Low temperatures tonight in Central New York and Northern Pennsylvania are expected to range between 5 degrees and -5 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the National Weather Service ...

Global Media North Korea Illegally Buying Oil From China, Satellite Images Suggest
Author: 0 North Korea Illegally Buying Oil From China, Satellite Images Suggest

It showed a North Korean vessel named Ryesonggang 1 connected with a Chinese ship. All ship-to-ship transfer of any goods for North Korea has been banned by the UN Security Council since September. "Treasury is targeting leaders of North Korea's ballistic missile programmes, as part of our maximum pressure campaign to isolate (North Korea) and achieve a fully denuclearised Korean Peninsula", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

Global Media IDF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza Strip following rocket fire
Author: 0 IDF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza Strip following rocket fire

Clashes also erupted in the West Bank as Palestinians marked another " day of rage " following US President Donald Trump's controversial December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital . Local sources said that the locations were targeted with at least six missiles fired by Israeli warplanes and artillery. The Israeli army said there were "very small clashes" in a number of sites.

Global Media Trump says he can do whatever he wants with the Justice Department
Author: 0 Trump says he can do whatever he wants with the Justice Department

Speaking in an interview at his golf club in West Palm Beach in Florida, Mr Trump insisted he had the right to begin or end any justice department investigations. Tony Podesta stepped down from his Washington lobbying business amid questions about his ties with Manafort. The President was also asked if former President Barack Obama's attorney general, Eric Holder, was more loyal than his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions.

Global Media North Korea's Army Is 1 Million Strong (And No Pushover)
Author: 0 North Korea's Army Is 1 Million Strong (And No Pushover)

It is believed that high-level officials have been vaccinated against the bacteria, as well as the lower-level soldiers who could be handling the bacteria. In a statement issued via the state Korean Central News Agency, the regime said it is party to the Biological Weapons Convention and as such "maintains its consistent stand to oppose development, manufacture, stockpiling and possession of biological weapons".

Global Media At least 12 dead in Bronx apartment fire
Author: 0 At least 12 dead in Bronx apartment fire

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said: "Based on the information now, I'm very sorry to report 12 New Yorkers are dead, including one child as young as one year old". "I heard a woman yelling, 'We're trapped, help!" Kenneth Kodua, 37, said he left his apartment to get food, leaving his roommate behind, and came back to find people fleeing in a panic.

Global Media Suspect drives off pier while running from police
Author: 0 Suspect drives off pier while running from police

His pickup, meanwhile, remains under water. And by "off", I mean off a pier & into the Columbia River! Police gave chase - until Erofeeff pulled onto the pier a short distance away. After briefly trying to swim away, Erofeeff was later fished out of the water by a nearby boat and arrested, according to The Associated Press. Erofeeff was taken to a local hospital for treatment of hypothermia before being booked into the Clatsop County Jail on charges including criminal trespass, parole ...

Author: 0 9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack

Egypt's state-run MENA news agency, citing an unnamed Interior Ministry official, said the other assailant fled the scene and was being pursued. Last week, IS claimed responsibility for firing an anti-tank missile at a helicopter in a North Sinai airport as the defence and interior ministers were visiting.

Global Media Facing backlash, Congress MLA Asha Kumari apologises for slapping woman constable
Author: 0 Facing backlash, Congress MLA Asha Kumari apologises for slapping woman constable

The Congress MLA later tendered an apology for the incident, saying "the lady constable misbehaved, abused me and nearly beat me, but I should not have lost my calm". News organisations have not yet identified the constable who slapped the MLA back. Asha Kumari, the MLA, is a senior Congress leader. The incident reportedly took place on the same day Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was scheduled to visit the state.

Global Media Russian Federation confirms missile defense system sale to Turkey
Author: 0 Russian Federation confirms missile defense system sale to Turkey

The system uses four missiles with different ranges from 400km to 40km. Russian officials have also said that Russia and US ally Saudi Arabia are close to signing a deal on supplying the S-400 systems to Riyadh. The Hurriyet Daily News newspaper said the loan deal for four S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries was signed in the Turkish capital Ankara on Friday.

Global Media Sussex weather warning - more icy conditions forecast
Author: 0 Sussex weather warning - more icy conditions forecast

It follows weather warnings of snow and ice for much of Scotland overnight on Wednesday. A Met Office yellow warning means severe weather is possible over the next few days and could affect you. Heavy snow also caused disruption on the roads. Into Saturday, light snow is forecast but this will clear and it is due to feel less cold. Unsettled and milder Sunday and Monday, with sunshine and blustery showers.

Author: 0 Home and Away star Jessica Falkholt's sister dies after horror crash

Annabelle's sister Jessica Falkholt , 28, who was also a passenger in the auto, remains in a critical condition in Sydney's St George Hospital . Jessica and Annabelle were pulled from the crash as the vehicles went up in flames, but her parents died in the burning auto, along with the 4WD's driver.

Global Media US, Israel sign secret pact to tackle Iran
Author: 0 US, Israel sign secret pact to tackle Iran

Rebels still hold other areas in central and southern Quneitra on the Golan Heights. The Syrian Army and its allies are attacking the rebels from three directions. When Russia and Washington agreed last July that southwest Syria be a deescalation zone, Israel lobbied both countries for any future ceasefire agreement in the region to include a stipulation that Iran and its forces be kept back from the Israeli border, but with limited success.

Global Media Westchester Is Missing Out on Cuomo's Pre-Pay Tax Order
Author: 0 Westchester Is Missing Out on Cuomo's Pre-Pay Tax Order

In Maryland, days after passing a bill allowing residents to prepay their 2018 property taxes before the end of the year, Montgomery County has not made public any refund policies that have been developed. Average property tax bills in four New Jersey counties topped $10,000 previous year. "The answer is really going to depend on the local government", said Nicole Kaeding, an economist at the Tax Foundation, a tax policy think tank.

Global Media NYPD promises unprecedented security for New Year's Eve ball drop
Author: 0 NYPD promises unprecedented security for New Year's Eve ball drop

Benjamin Mueller is a New York Times writer. When do people start lining up for the Times Square New Year's Eve 2017 festivities? To stop a suicide bomber from detonating an explosive like the one set off December 11 under the Port Authority bus terminal, police officers will search celebrants twice, once when approaching the Times Square area, then again at each pen - with dogs trained to sniff air off a person's body, by metal detectors and by officers who look through each person's ...

Global Media Military Holds Dokdo Defense Drill
Author: 0 Military Holds Dokdo Defense Drill

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha offered an apology to the survivors during a press conference Wednesday. It's the second Dokdo defense drill held under the Moon Jae-in government. Moon added he wants to separate the sex slavery issue from the pursuit of diplomatic relations with Japan. Japan agreed to apologize for the actions of its troops during its brutal rule of the Korean peninsula between 1910 and 1945, and to pay $8 million into a fund established to support the victims.

Global Media Kalonzo hails George Weah's presidential election victory
Author: 0 Kalonzo hails George Weah's presidential election victory

Earlier yesterday, Boakai said he doubted that the vote was "free, fair and transparent", without elaborating. According to him, someone like Obasanjo, who was at the centre of the manipulation of Weah's electoral victory 12 years ago, should not be the one to mediate now that he (Weah) had secured the victory that he was denied then.

Global Media Donald Trump Claims To Have Reclaimed The Phrase 'Merry Christmas'
Author: 0 Donald Trump Claims To Have Reclaimed The Phrase 'Merry Christmas'

Trump added that spending time with family and loved ones is the most important part of the holiday. Almost two-thirds of Americans prefer to be greeted with " Merry Christmas " as opposed to "Happy Holidays", a new poll found. Trump has claimed that fewer people are now using the word " Christmas ", and all because of "political correctness". "We're saying Merry Christmas again".

Global Media Russia Notifies US of Rejection of Several Agreements Within Open Skies Treaty
Author: 0 Russia Notifies US of Rejection of Several Agreements Within Open Skies Treaty

US State Department says that the restrictive measures, imposed by Washington on Russian Federation within the framework of the Open Skies Treaty are reversible. Moscow claims the sale violates the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which was reached between the two countries 30 years ago. Tensions between the USA and Russian Federation have grown in recent days.

Global Media Mehbooba Mufti's brother takes oath as Cabinet Minister
Author: 0 Mehbooba Mufti's brother takes oath as Cabinet Minister

The two new ministers were inducted in the government after Governor NN Vohra administered them the oath at Raj Bhavan in Jammu. Mir represents Chadoora (Budgam) segment in the J&K Assembly whereas Mufti was nominated to the State Legislative Council by governor N.N.

Global Media Trump 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea
Author: 0 Trump 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea

Last week, the Security Council unanimously approved tighter sanctions on North Korea, including measures to slash imports of refined petroleum products by nearly 90 percent from January, as well as further restrict shipping and imposing a 24-month deadline for expatriate North Korean workers to be sent home.

Author: 0 Frost and ice warning remains in place for Donegal

Gardaí, the Road Safety Authority and AA RoadWatch urged motorists to drive with extreme care, given the risk posed by frost, ice and compacted snow. The chief forecaster's assessment reads: "Earlier rain, sleet and snow across eastern England will clear late on Wednesday afternoon with icy patches expected to readily develop through the evening on untreated surfaces".

Global Media 6 hospitalized after van crashes into building in downtown Seattle
Author: 0 6 hospitalized after van crashes into building in downtown Seattle

The Seattle Police Department ( Seattle PD) tweeted that "Traffic Collision detectives will be conducting the investigation of the van into the building". The driver was also taken to the hospital, according to KIRO. Authorities say four people were sent to hospitals after a van left the street and hit a building in downtown Seattle .

Global Media Jeff Teague Out Indefinitely With Sprained Knee
Author: 0 Jeff Teague Out Indefinitely With Sprained Knee

Tyus Jones is about to take over for Jeff Teague as the Timberwolves' starting point guard and it might be for an extended period. "I'm hoping Jeff is all right". Jones' low-usage style could even open more shots for Minnesota's most-efficient starters, Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler . In 35 games, Jones is averaging 4.1 points, 2.6 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game.

Global Media Nation's 'Ice Box' Breaks A 93-Year-Old Low Temperature Record
Author: 0 Nation's 'Ice Box' Breaks A 93-Year-Old Low Temperature Record

Mornings will be in the low 20s early next week and some spots may briefly dip into the teens. However, a strong cold front will swing through the area Friday evening, bringing in even colder air for the weekend. A bitterly cold night expected across Mid-Missouri under partly cloudy skies. Arctic temperatures will be impacting the state this week, the MSP is reminding people to be cautious while heading out in the extreme cold.

Global Media Teenager 'battered and bloodied beyond recognition' after being arrested
Author: 0 Teenager 'battered and bloodied beyond recognition' after being arrested

Wilkerson reportedly encountered the police after walking around the corner of a building in Troy, Alabama. As the officers exited their patrol vehicle and approached, they say the subject fled on foot. On his Facebook page , Sadot Wilkerson has called for justice for his son using his son's moniker "FatDaddy". Ulysses' parents are demanding to see dash cam and officer body camera footage.

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