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Partygoer stole museum statue's left thumb after selfie

Partygoer stole museum statue's left thumb after selfie Then, according to an affidavit by Jacob Archer, an Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent, the man put his arm around the statue and took a selfie. The statue of a cavalryman was one of 10 on display from September 30 to March 4 at the Franklin Institute , along with other ancient artifacts including coins, gold pieces, jade and weapons. [Full Article...]

Noel Gallagher's wife reportedly calls Liam a 'deplorable w**ker' & wishes him dead

Noel Gallagher's wife reportedly calls Liam a 'deplorable w**ker' & wishes him dead The interview came shortly after the 45-year-old had been named the Godlike Genius at the V05 NME Awards held earlier this month in London . Liam Gallagher has compared his brother Noel 's latest album to '90s psych-poppers Kula Shaker . [Full Article...]

Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh

Mob lynches 2 rape accused in Arunachal Pradesh A mob of almost 1,000 people attacked the police lockup and took away the two accused. The girl's body was found on a tea estate where the accused lived. The police could do nothing as the mob had overpowered them as well. No arrests have been made so far in regard to the killing of two men. Terming the incident as "unfortunate", Arunachal CM Pema Khandu ordered a police inquiry and said,"We a... [Full Article...]

Rotherham child sex abuse: Inquiry finds 100 more potential victims

The NCA inquiry, the biggest of its kind in the United Kingdom, has identified 110 suspects, of whom 80% are of a Pakistani heritage, officers said. Thirty-four investigations are continuing under the Operation Stovewood umbrella, officers said, with six trials set to take place later this year. [Full Article...]

University of Sheffield staff set to begin strike action this week

University of Sheffield staff set to begin strike action this week Staff at Edinburgh , as well as 60 other universities across the United Kingdom, are expected to walk out on Thursday in a row over pension scheme changes led by the University and Colleges Union (UCU). "They're being clobbered by student loans, which are unbearable if you have three degrees beforehand; precarious contracts which pay a pittance; and this pension system". [Full Article...]

Cold conditions likely with risk of snow

Cold conditions likely with risk of snow Dr Thomas Waite, of Public Health England, said: "Over 65s, those with conditions like heart and lung diseases and young children, are all at particular risk in cold weather as their bodies struggle to cope when temperatures fall". Snow is hard to forecast with accuracy. These milder conditions will be short-lived though, as high pressure begins to dominate by the middle of the week, eventually ... [Full Article...]

Former Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand, emergency declared in Christchurch

Former Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand, emergency declared in Christchurch Westland Civil Defence controller Simon Bastion says there have been reports of trees down and damage to buildings and people are urged to avoid all travel unless urgent. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that troops had been sent out to areas that were likely to be hardest hit by the storm. More than 40 schools and preschools shut in the upper South Island, while mayors urged people to stay ho... [Full Article...]

98 dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburb

98 dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburb I emptied it with my hands. She's pressing for a ban on assault-type weapons and for laws enabling family members, guardians or police to ask judges to strip gun rights temporarily from people who show warning signs of violence. The exchange of shelling and attacks prompted the United Nations to send several appeals for reaching a one-month cessation of hostilities to allow for the entry of re... [Full Article...]

Michigan's Largest Utility to Stop Burning Coal By 2040

Michigan's Largest Utility to Stop Burning Coal By 2040 The Michigan utility company has already closed 7 of its 12 coal-fire power plants and plans to eventually phase out the others. The energy company says it's transforming itself to use cleaner fuel sources. "We don't think there's a trade-off to be made here". The utility says it is upgrading its natural gas infrastructure around the state. The company has also announced new five-year environm... [Full Article...]

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY If you encounter flash flooding while driving your vehicle, keep in mind to turn around, don't drown . The traveling ice could jam and increase the threat for flooding immediately upstream. If you live near a river it's never a bad time to think about what may happen. Rainfall: Up to 1 inch with 2 inches possible in the strongest storm. [Full Article...]

Brexit will not create 'Mad Max' dystopia, says Davis

Brexit will not create 'Mad Max' dystopia, says Davis Mr Davis will point to Theresa May's commitment to maintaining and enhancing workers" rights, Chancellor Philip Hammond's support for a stable European banking system and Environment Secretary Michael Gove's "crusading zeal" on animal welfare as examples of United Kingdom determination to lead a "race to the top'. [Full Article...]

Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russian Federation meddling

Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russian Federation meddling That kind of enhanced understanding is the aim behind all kinds of election transparency laws in this country, and while those laws generally have not caught up to the digital age, it turns out that here in Seattle, and in Washington State as a whole, there are laws already on the books that mandate detailed disclosures when it comes to political ads purchased on digital platforms. [Full Article...]

No. 2 men's basketball beats Northwestern despite 27-point deficit

Michigan State has never played a game in All State Arena , Northwestern's temporary home venue this season. "I think he's been really a focal point of the scouting reports since midway through the Big Ten season", Buckeyes coach Chris Holtmann said Sunday after a loss to MI. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation dismisses U.S. election meddling indictment over lack of evidence

Kremlin critics argue that the most well-known of the 13 Russians indicted, Yevgeny Prigozhin, has ties to Putin and the state that undermine Russia's assertions that the government was not involved in any meddling. On Monday, CNN managed to briefly enter the building in St. Petersburg believed to house the "troll factory" at the center of the Mueller indictments, where paid bloggers flood soc... [Full Article...]

Iran 'understands Turkish concerns' on United States plan

Iran 'understands Turkish concerns' on United States plan At the same Munich conference earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu displayed a fragment from the Iranian drone that penetrated Israeli airspace last week, triggering the most serious military clash between Israel and Syria in many years. [Full Article...]

UAE intercepts ballistic missile over Mocha in Yemen

UAE intercepts ballistic missile over Mocha in Yemen In a humanitarian gesture, the UAE Armed Forces' mobile hospital has rescued the life of a Yemeni boy who suffered serious shrapnel wounds and intestinal damage when a landmine, planted by the Iranian-backed Al Houthi militia, blew up near his house in Mocha district. [Full Article...]

Gas prices down across the state this week

Gas prices down across the state this week While the price of fuel decreased in recent weeks, gasoline costs are still higher than this time a year ago, and gas prices in Houston are still $.17 higher than at this time in 2017 - $.23 higher nationwide. "Refinery maintenance season is fast approaching". Gas prices are down somewhat in northern New England, mirroring a trend in nationwide prices. But AAA says you should not expect them t... [Full Article...]

Nick Xenophon Releases 'Cheesy' New Campaign Ad

Nick Xenophon Releases 'Cheesy' New Campaign Ad The ad campaign is somewhere in-between late '70s public service announcement and a Bollywood film as Xenophon dashes in and out of scenes, dancing, singing and even popping up from a hospital bed. SA-BEST is planning to run candidates in more than 35 seats in the March 17 poll. "Being a little bit cheesy is better than the poisonous ads that are being dished out by the major parties". [Full Article...]

Stars Blast Trump for Tweet on FBI's Handling of Florida Shooter

Stars Blast Trump for Tweet on FBI's Handling of Florida Shooter Survivors of the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida , carried out a rally in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday , calling for tougher gun laws in the United States , a nation infamous for the number of guns in the possession of civilians. [Full Article...]

Survivors of the Florida shooting announce march for gun control

Survivors of the Florida shooting announce march for gun control Some students are pushing back at demands for gun control legislation in the wake of the tragic Parkland , Fla. shooting. "They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign", the president wrote. [Full Article...]


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