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Global Media Six dead after Sydney seaplane crash
Author: 0 Six dead after Sydney seaplane crash

In a statement, the Foreign Office said: "We are providing consular assistance to the families of five British tourists who have sadly died in a sea plane accident near Sydney ". "We don't know yet what caused it, but it's just a tragedy". One witness, Myles Baptiste, told Channel Nine the plane was 500 metres from him when it hit the water.

Global Media Extreme cold warning issued for most of New Brunswick
Author: 0 Extreme cold warning issued for most of New Brunswick

These frigid cold temperatures are expected to continue into Tuesday morning, the warning says. A Canada 150 celebration on Parliament Hill, along with many outdoor events across the city, have already been cancelled due to extreme cold. An extreme cold weather alert previously issued by Toronto's medical officer of health remains in effect. "If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside", the weather service stated.

Global Media Women arrested after running on field during Belk Bowl
Author: 0 Women arrested after running on field during Belk Bowl

Wake Forest spotted Texas A&M (7-6) a 14-point first quarter lead following a pair of special teams miscues, but rattled off 31 straight points in a span of 11 minutes, 16 seconds to take a 31-14 lead. Washington dove for the deep pass with two defenders draped all over him, and he hung on even as the three of them collided in midair. Finally, the 2017 Texas A&M football season has come to and end.

Global Media Titans won't have DeMarco Murray for regular-season finale
Author: 0 Titans won't have DeMarco Murray for regular-season finale

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry found the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense tough to crack in the early going on Sunday. Cole is struggling with a quad injury and is now listed as questionable, but with Jaelen Strong out and Allen Hurns also questionable this could be another big week for Keelan Cole , who has averaged 131 yards per game over the last three weeks.

Global Media Costa Rica plane crash leaves 10 foreigners dead, government says
Author: 0 Costa Rica plane crash leaves 10 foreigners dead, government says

The flight went down near Punta Islita in the Guanacaste province. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. Hidalgo published images of the crash site, showing flaming wreckage strewn across the terrain. Reuters reports the plane crashed in the mountainous region of Punta Islita, about 140 miles west of the capital of San José. The Costa Rican government reported that a plane with 10 foreigners and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area.

Global Media Congo security forces fatally shoot 2 amid violent anti-govt protests
Author: 0 Congo security forces fatally shoot 2 amid violent anti-govt protests

Protesters are demanding that President Joseph Kabila publicly state he will not extend his power beyond a two-term constitutional limit. Kabila was required by the constitution to step down in December previous year when his mandate expired but an election to replace him has been repeatedly delayed and is now scheduled for December 2018.

Global Media Scholes lays into 'unfit' Pogba, blames Mourinho management
Author: 0 Scholes lays into 'unfit' Pogba, blames Mourinho management

United have now drawn three league games in a row since losing to Bristol City in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup, in what has proved to be a damaging December for the Red Devils. The three draws we have to win, something has to change and we have to change to win. The striker collapsed to the ground immediately after getting struck in the back of his head and as medics raced to assist him, the atmosphere around Old Trafford was unbearably tense for the Belgian wasn't moving.

Global Media Did the Patriots just start Thermometergate with the Jets?
Author: 0 Did the Patriots just start Thermometergate with the Jets?

So there you have it. Tom Brady has at least one more reason he can claim to be the greatest of all-time. New York, which had recently extended the contracts of Head Coach Todd Bowles and GM Mike Maccagnan, was looking to place a roadblock in New England's plan for playoff home-field advantage.

Global Media Blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan kills 15
Author: 0 Blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan kills 15

Noor Ahmad Habibi, deputy spokesman for the governor, said around 13 other people were wounded. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Nangarhar where Daesh has a stronghold. That followed a Christmas Day attack, also claimed by Daesh, near an Afghan intelligence agency compound in the Afghan capital that left six civilians dead.

Global Media President Trump Condemns IS Attack on Egypt Church
Author: 0 President Trump Condemns IS Attack on Egypt Church

It added that one of its fighters had been killed. The World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned the twin attacks on Coptic Christians in the Helwan area south of Cairo in which 12 people were killed.

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Author: 0 "Multiple deputies down" in Douglas County, Colorado, sheriff's office says

The Denver News is reporting that there are reports of multiple deputies shot. We do not have any information on civilian casualties at this time. Residents are being asked to avoid the area. "DCSO is working an officer down call in the area of County Line Rd between Colorado Blvd and University Blvd". Authorities are asking everyone in the area to take shelter and avoid windows and exterior walls.

Global Media Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign
Author: 0 Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Confirming the development, BJP state unit president Shibun Lyngdoh said the four legislators include A.L. Hek of the Congress , Sanbor Shullai of the NCP and two Independents - Justine Dkhar and Robinus Syngkon. He also said that in the past he had written to the AICC for changing the leadership. Expressing confidence that the party will secure atleast 18 seats in the Khasi Hills region, Tynsong denied the allegations that NPP was a team B of BJP saying NPP has its own ideology, ...

Global Media OH workers will get pay boost from 2018 minimum wage increase
Author: 0 OH workers will get pay boost from 2018 minimum wage increase

With its increase, California is tied with MA for the third-highest statewide minimum wage in the country, according to data from the Labor Law Center . The highest wage belongs to Washington, D.C., where minimum-wage workers make $13.25. Florida's minimum wage will increase to $8.25 an hour Monday, 15 cents higher than the current rate.

Global Media It's Iran's Fault: Israel Blames Iran for Gaza Rockets
Author: 0 It's Iran's Fault: Israel Blames Iran for Gaza Rockets

Both posts belong to Hamas, an Islamist organization that runs the Gaza Strip. Israel has been demanding that Hamas return the bodies of two soldiers killed during the Gaza operation be returned to Israel but despite third-party intervention, no agreement is believed to be in sight.

Global Media Doug Jones officially wins! Alabama rejects homophobe Roy Moore's lawsuit
Author: 0 Doug Jones officially wins! Alabama rejects homophobe Roy Moore's lawsuit

Previously, Merrill has said it is "highly unlikely" that Jones would not be certified as the victor of the election. "This is not a Republican or Democrat issue as election integrity should matter to everyone", Mr Moore said. Most analysts chalk up Jones' win to a higher-than-expected turnout of black voters and younger voters who were disturbed by Moore's history of bigoted behavior and his discrimination against gay people and Muslims.

Global Media China Resists US Push to Blacklist Ships Caught Trading with N. Korea
Author: 0 China Resists US Push to Blacklist Ships Caught Trading with N. Korea

Without mentioning any specifics, the ministry said United Nations resolutions have imposed limits on North Korea's oil imports but haven't banned it altogether. The two security sources cited naval intelligence and satellite imagery of the vessels operating out of Russian Far Eastern ports on the Pacific but declined to disclose further details to Reuters , saying it was classified.

Global Media PM Mann ki Baat: New India will be free from casteism, communalism
Author: 0 PM Mann ki Baat: New India will be free from casteism, communalism

Its member states include Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos, Brunei. "We welcome those born in the 21st century to the democratic system as they will become eligible voters". The concept of New India, Prime Minister Modi opined, is based on three pillars- Shanti, Ekta, and Sadbhavna. "I urge you to compile around five positive things from this year and share with me with '#PositiveIndia"; this will inspire others too".

Global Media Nawaz's 'Saudi visit plan' talk of the town
Author: 0 Nawaz's 'Saudi visit plan' talk of the town

Meanwhile, refuting the rumours regarding Shehbaz Sharif's sojourn in Saudi Arabia, the most powerful minister of Shehbaz Sharif-led Punjab cabinet, Rana Sanaullah had said that the younger Sharif's visit to Saudi Arabia did not carry any political motives as he went there just to resolve the problems that the Muslim Ummah were facing these days.

Global Media Random drawing back on, BOE chairman says in a tweet
Author: 0 Random drawing back on, BOE chairman says in a tweet

Simonds said Friday that she understands Cox's frustration with the delay, but she said Yancey "caused this delay by making an end-run around the rules". The Virginia Board of Elections said it will pick the winner's name in the Newport News-based 94th District next Thursday, unless a recount court decides to intervene.

Global Media Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured
Author: 0 Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and two personnel injured on Sunday in occupied Kashmir's Pulwama district, the paramilitary force said. Those wounded were rushed to a hospital and senior CRPF and police officers reached the camp, he added. Police has registered a case and started investigation, they said.

Global Media Egypt gun attack: Church stormed in Helwan province
Author: 0 Egypt gun attack: Church stormed in Helwan province

No group has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack. Trump has promised to make protecting beleaguered Christian communities overseas a priority for his administration. The assailant was also killed, he added. Two armed terrorists attacked the church shortly before Friday prayers. The health ministry said five people had been wounded, including two women who it said were in a serious condition.

Global Media Australian Diplomat's Tip a Factor in FBI's Russia Probe
Author: 0 Australian Diplomat's Tip a Factor in FBI's Russia Probe

The newspaper alleges the revelation came "during a night of heavy drinking" in London in May 2016. The Times says the revelation that a Trump campaign member may have had inside information about the hacking of Democratic emails helped to spark the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 George Weah: Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths

The final counting shows Weah polled a total of 722,185 votes representing 61.5 per cent, to defeat incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party (UP) who polled 457,579 which represents 28.5 per cent. Weah responded: "I am honoured to join a new generation of heads of state". "I have known him for a long time and I know presidency won't change him".

Global Media New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women
Author: 0 New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women

The new security measures planned for the Brandenburg Gate party come amid concerns about sexual assaults. It comes after mass sexual assaults took place on New Year's Eve 2015 in Cologne with hundreds of women claiming to have been targeted by men with migrant backgrounds.

Global Media 3-yr-old boy playing with stove caused New York's Bronx fire
Author: 0 3-yr-old boy playing with stove caused New York's Bronx fire

It was the deadliest fire in the city in more than a quarter century. According to reports, Mensah's body was found in another apartment on the same floor, likely because he was trying to save others from the fire. The "calm and lovely" young patriot had set his heart on becoming a soldier when the family moved to the USA from their native Ghana five or six years ago, Kwabena said.

Global Media Russian Security Agency Says Supermarket Bombing Suspect Arrested
Author: 0 Russian Security Agency Says Supermarket Bombing Suspect Arrested

Eight people remain hospitalized after a device exploded Wednesday in a storage area for customers' bags. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, did not identify the suspect or provide any details about his motive. Local news media reported that only a wall and a cash register inside the supermarket were damaged in the explosion. A pregnant woman was among those hurt after a homemade device was placed in a locker in Russian President Vladimir Putin's home city.

Author: 0 Iranians protest against high prices in Mashhad

In Mashhad, the second most populated city in Iran , capital of the northeastern province of Khorassan Razavi, the protest began in Shohada Square outside the Municipality building and quickly spread to a vast area. Protesters shouted slogans such as "death to Rouhani" and "death to the dictator", referring to Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei. But, he said, the discontent also seems to be being fomented by opponents of Rouhani, a liberal in the Iranian context who backed the 2015 ...

Global Media Erica Garner, daughter of NYPD chokehold victim, dies after suffering heart attack
Author: 0 Erica Garner, daughter of NYPD chokehold victim, dies after suffering heart attack

Erica Garner had been in a coma since December 23, when she had an asthma attack that triggered a heart attack , according to the New York Daily News . When he refused to be handcuffed, video showed him being taken down by an officer who put him in a chokehold. "I'm just trying to get the truth out there to tell his side of the story", she said of her late father.

Global Media Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray in doubt for Australian Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray in doubt for Australian Open

Djokovic is entered in the Qatar Open starting on Monday in Doha, where he's the defending two-time champion. In an interview he gave a few days ago, Novak Djokovic said that he is ready to compete on a high level again after missing the last 5 months of the season due to an elbow injury that has been bothering him for nearly 2 years.

Global Media Classified documents among newly released Huma Abedin emails found on Weiner's laptop
Author: 0 Classified documents among newly released Huma Abedin emails found on Weiner's laptop

At least five of the files in question contained classified information from the period when Clinton served as secretary of state and Abedin as her deputy chief of staff, from 2009 to 2013. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton , however, saw the release of information to a private account, a breach of trust. The FBI clarified Comey's comments in a letter sent to the Senate panel, saying that only a handful of the 49,000 emails uncovered on Weiner's laptop had been manually forwarded and that ...

Global Media Obama, Clinton most admired US persons in 2017
Author: 0 Obama, Clinton most admired US persons in 2017

The number of respondents naming Obama the man they admired most dropped to 17 percent in Gallup's December poll, a decrease from the 22 percent who said the same previous year. To no surprise, there was a wide partisan split, with 35 percent of Republicans saying Trump was most admired man of the year, and 39 percent of Democrats picking Obama.

Global Media Troy police release names of homicide victims
Author: 0 Troy police release names of homicide victims

Troy Police Chief John Tedesco said in a press conference that the murders do not appear to be a "random act", and that the "person who committed this crime is capable of anything". Police say that information will be made available later Saturday morning. At this time, nobody is in custody, and there isn't a person of interest. It was clear that the brutality of this case has made an impact on him: "The emotions of a police officer is something you repress because there is a job to be ...

Global Media Hardik Patel says Nitin Patel should join Congress 'with 10 BJP MLAs'
Author: 0 Hardik Patel says Nitin Patel should join Congress 'with 10 BJP MLAs'

On the other hand, Patidar leader Hardik Patel invited the deputy CM Nitin Patel to 0join Congress and quit from the cabinet. Please Wait while comments are loading. "In his letter, Nitin Patel, mentioned that he felt insulted as he has been given less significant portfolios". The cracks in the new government were visible when Patel did not assume office in the Sachivalaya in Gandhinagar on Friday even as many ministers took charge.

Global Media Gunman fires on Coptic church
Author: 0 Gunman fires on Coptic church

Two police officers were among those killed, reports said. One of the assailants fled the attack site and is being pursued by the security forces. Cellphone footage posted on social media appeared to show the bearded gunman wearing a bulky ammunition vest sprawled on a street, barely conscious, as people restrained his arms and then handcuffed him.

Global Media Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attacks in Kabul
Author: 0 Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attacks in Kabul

The attack occurred during a morning panel discussion on the anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Sunni-majority Afghanistan at the Tabian Social and Cultural Centre, witnesses said. "Terrorists must understand that the Afghan people, being committed to nourishing national unity, promoting empathy and fully cognizant of the conspiracies of the enemies, are standing along with its government as a united force against the baleful plots and conspiracies of the enemies".

Global Media India to take up Palestine envoy's presence in Hafiz Saeed's rally
Author: 0 India to take up Palestine envoy's presence in Hafiz Saeed's rally

Miffed with photos of Palestinian Ambassador sharing the dais with Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed , the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has made a decision to register the protest with Palestinian authorities. Upon getting the whiff of the pictures circulating in media, the External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Friday said, "We have seen reports in this regard".

Global Media We will not bow down on triple talaq: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Author: 0 We will not bow down on triple talaq: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Both houses will have to clear the bill for it to become law. The AIMPLB has not been consulted and the bill was brought in a haste says a board spokesman. The bill came months after India's Supreme Court ruled that the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives was unconstitutional.

Global Media Islamic State claims St. Petersburg supermarket bombing
Author: 0 Islamic State claims St. Petersburg supermarket bombing

President Vladimir Putin declared on Thursday that the explosion at a supermarket in Russia's second-largest city was a terrorist attack. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov would not say what made authorities to disclose the attack an activity of terrorism.

Global Media Jones' win verified in Alabama
Author: 0 Jones' win verified in Alabama

Jones will be sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence on January 3, when the U.S. Senate reconvenes from its winter break. Weeks after the election, Moore has refused to concede, claiming voter fraud was a cause for his loss. Richard Charnin, who provided the court with an argument that there was just enough possible fraud to swing the election, claimed to have "mathematically" proven a conspiracy behind the assassination of John F.

Global Media East Haven robbery suspect arrested
Author: 0 East Haven robbery suspect arrested

She was wearing a gray hat with gray sweatpants, a gray sweatshirt and a black jacket. Lewis had held a knife to a store clerks neck while demanding money, police said. Officers made contact with the victims who state that they were robbed at gunpoint by two men. "Both suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction".

Author: 0 Weather service once again warns of unsafe wind chills

Wind is gusting past 30 miles per hour this afternoon keeping the wind chill factor near zero degrees or colder. We even broke the record low for today's date at Westover ARB in Chicopee. Snow prospects for early next week are low, but computer models are suggesting the chance for some snow Wednesday or Thursday. Otherwise, the sky will turn fair with a high temperature once again in the single numbers north, and teens south.

Global Media China denies oil-to-Pyongyang report
Author: 0 China denies oil-to-Pyongyang report

Both ships were among 10 vessels that the US had proposed that the UN Security Council should blacklist for transporting banned items from North Korea, documents seen by Reuters this month showed. The tweet may be related to an ongoing debate within the Trump administration over how hard to hit China publicly over North Korea, according to a senior State Department official.

Global Media Humane society: Dog found curled up, 'frozen solid' on owner's porch
Author: 0 Humane society: Dog found curled up, 'frozen solid' on owner's porch

The ordinance also reads, "The structure shall be suitable for the breed, age, condition, size, and type of dog". The Wicomico County Humane Society is proposing changes to a county ordinance that will better protect dogs. There were blankets and a pillow on the porch, but no shelter from the cold, Brown said. Dr. Sarah Anderson, an associate veterinarian at MedVet Toledo, said, "The dangers of cold weather to people's pets are similar to the dangers to people that are outside for a long ...

Global Media Local elementary school mourns slain 7-year-old classmate
Author: 0 Local elementary school mourns slain 7-year-old classmate

The suspect vehicle fled, leading officers on a chase through several residential areas until turning down a dead-end street. At the same time, they were told a 7-year-old gunshot victim was taken to a hospital and died soon after. Police say the vehicle then attempted to back up but struck the front end of one of their police units causing minor damage. Craig faces a capital murder charge, while Castillo was arrested for a parole violation.

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