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Shooting suspect 'upset over custody battle'

McManus said he doesn't believe the suspect has any relationship to the original motorist who was pulled over, and no motive has been identified. Police in San Antonio have arrested 31-year-old Otis Tyrone McKane as a suspect in the killing of a police officer on Sunday.

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Search teams look for survivors of India train derailment

Over 150 passengers have been injured, according to CNN News 18. "This way, if anyone from his family or acquaintances was at the other hospital looking for him, we were able to unite them swiftly", said AK Srivastava, a senior doctor at one of the local hospitals, scrolling through pictures of the injured on his phone.

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Israeli forces kill "knife-wielding" Palestinian in West Bank

The Israeli regime's military forces have fatally shot a Palestinian man at the main checkpoint between the northern part of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem al-Quds. Israeli authorities claim 199 of them were perpetrators, while the others were killed in clashes and protests turned violent. The street assaults killed at least 33 Israelis and two visiting Americans over the same period.

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Aussie Navy Frigate On Way To Help Out Quake-Hit New Zealanders

The coastal roads to Kaikoura were harder hit and are likely to remain closed much longer. Geonet initially gave Monday's quake - actually two at the same time - a magnitude of 7.5, but has now raised it to 7.8. The country has been hit by at least 1,823 earthquakes since the magnitude 7.5 quake on Monday, according to GeoNet, New Zealand's government-funded natural disaster monitoring service.

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Listen To Prince's Unreleased Track "Moonbeam Levels"

After spending the last few months revisiting Prince's vast back catalogue, we now get to hear some previously unreleased material from the Purple One. " Moonbeam Levels " was premiered during a listening party in NY and broadcast by ABC . Watch above. The song starts around the 45-second mark. So far, Moonbeam has been warmly embraced by fans on social media.

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Southwest Florida Officer Injured in Drive-by Shooting Sunday Night

Officials in Sanibel, Fla. said that a suspect was in custody after a city police officer was shot following a routine traffic stop Sunday night. The city manager says a pursuit ensued and Hay was wounded during a standoff and shootout with police.

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Most expensive destroyer in Navy history breaks down

The Bath-built USS Zumwalt , the first-in-class "stealth" destroyer that left the Bath shipyard on September 7, broke down Monday night while passing through the Panama Canal and was towed by tugs through the locks toward the Pacific Ocean.

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President Xi Renews Call For Promoting Asia-Pacific FTA at APEC Summit

In a briefing with reporters Friday in advance of the president's arrival, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said the future of TPP was up to legislative leaders in Congress, and warned that U.S. The question of U.S. leadership in the region would also be an important consideration for the next president, Mr Key said. Trump has cast uncertainty on the postwar world order with his vows to tear up or renegotiate worldwide free trade agreements in order to protect United States jobs.This ...

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Turkey issues arrest warrants for Syrian Kurdish leader

Turkey had blamed the PYD and its military wing, the People's Protection Units (YPG) for the bombing which left at least 28 people dead and was followed by another devastating bombing in the capital in March. Erdogan might be betting that US President-elect Donald Trump will be more sympathetic to Turkey's concerns about the YPG. In the early days of Syria's civil war, Muslim was a relatively regular visitor to Ankara which saw him as a possible ally.

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At least 14 injured in Japan earthquake

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said all available data cleared Hawaii of a tsunami threat. Local residents look out to sea from higher ground after evacuating their homes following the 6.9 magnitude quake and tsunami alert in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture.

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Russia deploys new missiles to the Baltic Sea region

His deployment of missiles in Kaliningrad also suggests an emboldening of Moscow's foreign policy following the election of Donald Trump, who has said he wants to build closer ties with the Kremlin. "This deployment of ballistic missiles with longer range and anti-aircraft missiles with a longer range too was pre-planned years before, but announcing it now is maybe trying to create a bit more tension.

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Fears grow for Aleppo civilians as Syria regime advances

Syrian regime forces advanced quickly in rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Monday, pressing a new offensive in defiance of worldwide concern over the fate of the city and its residents. Earlier Sunday, at least eight children were killed when rockets struck a school in government-held western Aleppo , the Observatory said. Turkey has long called for a no-fly zone to protect Syrian opposition forces from president Bashar Al Assad's air force.

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Donald Trump is putting together a national-security team full of hardliners

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said he strongly supported Sessions, who he said "has worked tirelessly to safeguard the public and to improve the lives of Americans from all walks of life". Mr. Trump escaped New York's Fifth Avenue on Friday evening, moving his transition team to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, for the weekend.

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Zimbabwean war veterans trial delayed

Mugabe said that if he were to retire, he would do so "properly". Calls for the president to step aside were given new impetus in July by the former vice-president and close Mugabe ally Joice Mujuru, now having formed her own party in exile.

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NZ close to victory in first Test

Pakistan added only 44 runs between lunch and tea on the third day of the second cricket test on Saturday as it sought to erase New Zealand's first innings lead of 67 runs. Thursday's opening day was washed out. When New Zealand won the toss on Friday, Pakistan was forced to bat first on a lively pitch and was dismissed for 133 in 55.5 overs.

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Chile's foreign minister: TPP not dead, despite Trump comments

He also said he would roll back energy regulations, take steps to guard against cyber attacks, investigate visa program abuses and implement rules against members of his administration leaving to become lobbyists. The RCEP was a focus of attention at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru over the weekend. "But naturally, we're a bit disappointed".

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Trump discusses transition, plans for first 100 days

Trump's video on his first 100 days is here. He is calling the TPP trade deal a "potential disaster" for the country and will issue an intent to withdraw. In interviews and an op-ed published before the event, Australia's trade minister, Steve Ciobo, signaled that his country was moving on to the new free-trade agreement.

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New Rs 2000 Currency Notes Recovered From Militants Killed In Bandipora

A heavy gunbattle ensued soon after. Combing operations are underway to look for more terrorists. "The terrorists were engaged in a sustained gunfight till two of them were killed", said a senior police officer. Images after army searches showed the 2000-rupee notes along with two AK 47 guns. The terrorists, believed to be members of Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), were killed in a gunfight with security forces at Bonikhan village.

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Trump's National Security Adviser Vows to Strengthen Relations With South Korea

Flynn has helped facilitate business meetings with his father and appeared at campaign events alongside his father for Trump's presidential campaign . will not tolerate the existence of training camps and safe havens for Taliban, Haqqani, and Al-Qaeda forces on their territory, nor will USA permit their banks and other financial institutions to move illicit funds for the terror network.

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Russian Federation: economy minister detained over alleged $2m bribe

Ulyukaev said . "These are very serious accusations, which demand very serious proof", Kremlin spokesman Dmitriy Peskov told reporters, adding that only a court could determine Ulyukaev's guilt. He had originally opposed Rosneft's bidding for Bashneft, saying it was wrong for a state-owned company to take part in a privatization drive. One state company helping another conduct a privatisation is likely to be controversial among some members of the government.

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Suspect arrested in killing of San Antonio police officer

The building has two sets of glass doors that lead to a spacious lobby with couches, an information center and a security check, which leads to the rest of the building. St. Louis police Chief Sam Dotson declined to name the 46-year-old officer on his force who was shot in the face Sunday evening, but said he is a married father of three who has been with the department for about 20 years.

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Trump Airs Greivances, Fields Questions In Meeting With Top TV News Figures

Those curious to hear more of what the president-elect had to say at the closed-door session were out of luck: Although more than two dozen prominent journalists attended, many declined to comment because they had agreed to keep the proceedings off the record.

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Midshipman named Rhodes Scholar, will pursue 2 master's degrees at Oxford

At Oxford, Carrese will pursue an M.Phil.in politics. She raised a family and attended community college, eventually becoming a nurse when he was a junior in high school. His father was sentenced to life in prison on a murder charge, the Rhodes Trust said. He also is as a volunteer for the Children's Defense Fund. "I would then like to make a lateral jump over to public policy and humanitarian policy, which is what some women I worked with at the United Nations have done", Jackson said, ...

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President Barack Obama wants Ukraine deal before his tenure ends

The U.S. has criticized Russian Federation for backing the Syrian regime in a civil war that has killed more than 300,000 people. "On Syria, the president noted the need for Secretary (John) Kerry and Foreign Minister (Sergei) Lavrov to continue pursuing initiatives, together with the broader worldwide community, to diminish the violence and alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people".

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The Walking Dead Season 3 slips to late December

Picking up with Clementine and some new faces, The Walking Dead: A New Frontier will continue the story some years down the line, as Clem has grown up with AJ and newcomer Javier. A disc based version of the season pass also will be available for retail on February 7, 2017. As Javier, a young man determined to find the family taken from him, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss.

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Use of chlorine weapons suspected in east Aleppo - monitor

A Million People Now Living Under Siege: U.N. . On Monday, UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien condemned the use of sieges in Syria, saying almost one million people across the country were under blockades, most imposed by the regime. The death toll in Aleppo continues to rise amid heavy government airstrikes and rebel shelling, Al Jazeera reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) could not confirm if toxic gas was used in the bombing, and the Syrian government has denied ...

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Joe Flacco insists the Ravens should have beaten the Cowboys

The Ravens had their moments against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, but they didn't do enough consistently well to beat one of the NFL's best teams on its home field. "They did the things they needed to do to win the game", Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. He played in every game over that span. And the Ravens couldn't stop the Cowboys after Flacco's scoring pass to Steve Smith got them within a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

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Jared Kushner has not applied for a role in Trump's administration

Kushner, who had obviously convinced himself that his power, influence and vast wealth put him above the law, " Christie said. Like any business, Trump's empire is affected by policies set by the government. But Trump thanked Christie for his support since then. "There will have to be a wall between them with regard to government matters", said Rudy Giuliani, (R) Former New York City Mayor.

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Party Rock wildfire at Lake Lure update 11/17

Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia are also battling large active blazes. The Rough Ridge Fire , which was sparked by a lightning strike in Georgia's Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest almost a month ago, grew to over 21,000 acres by Tuesday morning.

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Russian Economy Minister Detained For Allegedly Taking $2 MIllion Bribe

The 60-year-old Mr. Ulyukaev is perceived as one of the more liberal voices in Russia's government. Alexander Shokhin, head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and briefly economy minister himself in the 1990s, said he was sceptical about the accusations against Ulyukayev .

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Donald Trump Not Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem - Most Israelis Think

The move comes after several public statements from Israeli government ministers on Mr Trump's election on November 8. It thanked the editor for his stance on the US-Iran nuclear deal, anti-Israeli student boycotts, and for creating a Breitbart Jerusalem bureau.

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Oshoala scores four as Super Falcons lash Mali 6-0

But the complexion of the match changed after 22 minutes when Ordega - the Washington Spirit midfielder - struck to give Nigeria the lead. United States based Ordega started the rout with a smart finish from Ugo Njoku's run down the Malian defence in the 22nd minute.

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Donald Trump slams media for questioning business ties

The border wall was one of Trump's signature campaign promises and an extension of an immigration platform that sought to deport millions of people who are in the U.S. The spokeswoman for the company later apologized. Trump said he has asked his transition team to come up with a list of executive actions that the administration can take "on Day One to restore our laws and bring back our jobs".

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Passengers spend night at sea due to 'extreme weather'

A Stena Line spokeswoman earlier said the passengers on the Rosslare to Fishguard ferry are in "great spirits" despite the ordeal. The company cancelled last night's planned sailing of the Stena Europe from Rosslare to Fishguard. Other services on the Holyhead to Dublin crossing are operating with severe delays today due to the bad weather and passengers are advised to check departure times before heading to the ports.

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President Obama through the years in Europe

You are reading news and information on LongIsland.com, Long Island's Most Popular Website, Since 1996. Although Clinton was favored to win the election, Trump pulled a surprising upset victory. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won elections previous year on what critics say was a populist platform, though one on the left of the spectrum. The Greek Government has pinned its hopes on Obama persuading some of the financially stricken country's more reluctant global creditors to grant debt ...


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