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Man facing manslaughter charge in McKnight case

Ronald Gasser , 54, was arrested on Monday, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, records show. The Louisiana sheriff overseeing the case of a gunman accused of fatally shooting ex-NFL running back Joe McKnight announced manslaughter charges Tuesday - and then lashed out at the community for its response to the killing.

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Teetering Italian bank looks for investors

In initial deals, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top blue-chip companies was flat at 6,743.88 points. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi leaves Palazzo Chigi after giving a speech about the results of the referendum on constitutional reforms on December 5, 2016 in Rome, Italy.

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Euro and stocks hold Italy-related gains ahead of European Central Bank

Renzi resigned on Monday after the "No" campaign won with 60 percent votes in the referendum regarding constitutional reforms in the country. The euro briefly tumbled overnight to 20-month lows against the dollar, as markets anxious that instability could reignite an European Union debt crisis and deal a hammer blow to Italy's fragile banking sector, especially the troubled Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena .

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North Korea BANNED from selling bronze statues after destructive nuclear weapons revealed

In addition to the cap on coal, new penalties would ban exports of such nonferrous metals as copper, zinc, nickel and silver, putting another $100 million dent in the North's annual revenue. It would also prohibit the export of statues by North Korea, also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK. However, the recent spate of nuclear tests and ballistic missile experiments forced China to toe a harder line.

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Vladimir Putin Says Donald Trump's Business Success Makes Him a 'Clever Man'

Mr Trump's stance on Russian Federation was heavily scrutinised throughout his presidential campaign, and he has made clear that he respects Russia's leader. Speaking about Russia's ties with the West, Putin said efforts to build a unipolar world had failed: "The situation is changing. We share responsibility for ensuring global security and stability and strengthening the non-proliferation regime", Putin said.

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Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson-Image2

Wisconsin (9-3), the fourth Big Ten team in the top 10, slipped to No. 8. The big question heading into selection Sunday is who is going to be #4 in the college football playoffs and the three teams aiming for that spot are Washington, Michigan and Penn State.

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USA firms that move overseas will face 35% punitive tax, Trump warns

I will give credit where it's due. "What the president-elect did with Carrier was simply reach out one American to another and ask them to reconsider", Pence said. In the case of United Technologies , it wasn't lost on Trump that 10 percent of United Technologies' $56 billion in yearly revenue comes from the federal government, much of that in military contracts.

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Cops: Tacoma police shooting suspect used two children as shields

Standoff ended around 3:30 a.m. Thursday when suspect was shot and killed by authorities. During the confrontation, the suspect grabbed two children, age 6 and 8, to use as shields, the police said . See photos from the procession here. Gov. Jay Inslee said in a release that the officer's death was a reminder of the sacrifice law enforcement makes every day.

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Edward Snowden: David Petraeus disclosed 'far more highly classified' secrets than me

But now Trump evidently believes that David Petraeus - who pled guilty to charges that he intentionally revealed classified information to his mistress - could be trusted to serve in the same exceptionally sensitive post that Clinton once held.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Jayalalithaa in Chennai

Normal life was thrown out of gear in Tamil Nadu's state capital. But, it is a open secret that she was running the party and government ever since, Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospitals. Preparations are now underway at MGR Memorial at Marina Beach, Chennai , for her last rites. "She struggled for poor people and took initiatives that other states followed".

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The Growth Forecast For The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO)

In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 0.90 while current ratio for time period was 1.10. They last posted EPS of $0.49 for the quarter ending 2016-09-30 showing a surprise factor of 2.08%. This appreciation has taken its market valuation to 15.26B. To accommodate long-term intention, the firm has diverse dividend or yield record, BWA has Dividend Yield of 1.41% and experts calculate Return on Investment of 10.80%.

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South Korea, Japan impose new unilateral sanctions on N. Korea

China, which has geopolitical and economic ties to North Korea , was critical in passing a resolution. Geng said China has always enforced the United Nations sanctions to the letter, and the same strict imposition of the sanctions would be made with the new resolution.

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Indiana man accused in wife's death faces charge in Florida

Madison told agents the gun was inside the Pilot and that he buried Rachael in the Smoky Mountains. The day before the incident, Rachael Madison had called her aunt to pick her up. Carmichael told Madison she did not know how to answer the question. The FBI says 44-year-old Rachael Madison didn't return from a jog November 27 while staying with relatives in Ormond-by-the-Sea, which is near Daytona Beach.

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Syrian forces take more east Aleppo districts

Syrian army soldiers and allied fighters have managed to recapture two militant-held eastern Aleppo districts in their latest push against foreign-backed terrorists on the battlefield in the contested city. Russian Federation is now demanding the departure of all opposition forces from Aleppo, not just those forces allied with terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda.

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Thousands bid farewell to Fidel Castro

The ashes were delivered to Castro's younger brother and successor, President Raul Castro, who wore his olive general's uniform as he placed the remains into a niche in the enormous grey boulder that will serve as his tomb. For decades his defiance of the USA and dedication to social equality, free health care and universal education was a source of inspiration and support to revolutionaries from Latin America to Africa, even as Cubans who fled to exile loathed him with equal measure.

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Justin Ross Harris Receives Maximum Sentence In Hot Car Trial

But prosecutors had argued that Harris intentionally locked his son inside his Hyundai Tucson that day because he wanted to be free of his family responsibilities. In addition to the life term for the murder charge, Harris was given an additional 23 years for the other crimes. In an unexpected twist to the case, a police detective said Harris had texted sexually explicit messages to six women, one of them as young as 17, while his son was baking to his death.

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Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia's Aceh

No tsunami warning for Indonesia was immediately issued. No #tsunami threat to Australia from mag 6.6 #earthquake to the north of Sumatra, Indonesia. Waves of around 30 metres were recorded as the tsunami decimated Aceh, the worst-hit region. In its initial assessment, the USGS said there was a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

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One Fugitive Caught in Antioch

SWAT teams and the San Jose Police Department were investigating one of the homes near Coy Drive and Sigrid Way, said Sgt. The search continues for the second inmate. Campbell has been in jail since February 2015 on felony charges that include robbery, false imprisonment and making criminal threats. Neusel said he is "very confident" that Chavez will be found soon, the Mercury News reported.

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Amazon Go promises no checkout, no lines, no waiting

As you would have guessed already, Amazon has been working on this project for years. Amazon Go is open to Amazon employees participating in a testing program, and is expected to open to the public in early 2017. They're calling it "Just Walk Out" technology. When you're done shopping, you can just leave the store. The futuristic grocery store will sell regular grocery essentials such as milk, bread, as well as ready-made food, snacks, sweets, artisan cheeses and more.

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Week Long Mourning Period Declared Following Death Of Jayalalithaa Jayaram

Here are the final images of Amma's mortal remains. - When Amma's body was taken from her Poes Garden residence early onTuesday morning to Rajaji Hall, it was draped in her trademark green saree. "The sad demise of J. Jayalalithaa is an irreparable loss, she passed at the age of 68 and within this age she has made she has made a remarkable mark in the film industry as well as in the political arena", said Siva.

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FBI Investigating Imminent Terrorist Threat Against Los Angeles Metro System

The FBI is investigating what it's describing as a potentially imminent terrorist threat against the Los Angeles Metro system. The imminent nature of the threat prompted authorities to hastily organize a news conference late Monday to relay the information to the public and announce that security was being stepped up.

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Paramus Catholic's Jabrill Peppers Is A Heisman Trophy Finalist

Last season, Watson became the first Clemson player named as a Heisman finalist , finishing third behind the victor, Alabama's Derrick Henry, and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey. When the two met on October 1 at Clemson, Watson threw for 306 yards and five touchdowns, ran for 91 and was picked off three times. In 2016, Jackson matched Tebow's 51 touchdowns but also accounted for 747 more total yards.

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Man who shot former NFL player Joe McKnight charged with manslaughter

It's not about the process. Normand spent roughly the first 15 minutes of the press conference raging against those critics, at times quoting what he said were social media comments directed against his office and against black politicians who had urged for patience.

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Euro sinks on Italy worries

Renzi handed his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella after Italians resoundingly rejected his constitutional reform proposals in Sunday's referendum, to the delight of the country's populist leaders, fresh after Brexit and Donald Trump's United States victory.

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Tsai Ing-wen China urges United States to block transit by Taiwan President

Yates' visit has garnered significant media attention, as it is the first by a former Republican administration official since Tsai called Trump last Friday. Before the election, Trump was oddly popular in China considering his frequently Sinophobic rhetoric, with an approval rating polling just below Democratic rival Hillary Clinton at 39%.

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Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars

It's official: Jimmy Kimmel is our host for the 89th Annual Academy Awards . His talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" is now in its 14th season and airs weekdays at 11:35pm/10:35c on ABC. Its 34.3 million viewers marked an 11-year low for the U.S. broadcast. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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Local mayor, two journalists shot dead by Sniper in Finland

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Man in Killing of Ex-NFL Player Admitted to Shooting: Sheriff

Witnesses recount the road rage incident that killed ex-NFL player Joe McKnight outside New Orleans early Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. 54-year-old Ronald Gasser was let go by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office overnight, after fatally shooting McKnight on Thursday afternoon during a road rage incident in Louisiana , according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune .

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Chipotle Tumbles after Co-CEO Says He's 'Nervous' About Turnaround

The stock was above $750 per share before last year's E. coli and other outbreaks. Chipotle shares fell almost 8 percent to close at $366.37. The Stock had a 2.88 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.8 and 2.88 respectively.

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Resigns

Key made the announcement at his weekly press conference this afternoon. He added: "It would be easy to say I have made this decision exclusively to rediscover the personal and family life I once had, and that is a factor, but it is one among many".

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Bernard Cazeneuve becomes French PM as Manuel Valls resigns

FRANCOIS FILLON The longtime No. 2 of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, this amateur race vehicle driver is now at the wheel of the conservative presidential campaign - representing his Republicans party and its allies from the centre-right.

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Sri Lankan President Sirisena condoles Jayalalithaa's demise

His rise to the top job in Tamil Nadu would help allay fears of a power struggle in the AIADMK, built entirely around the cult of Jayalalithaa . The funeral was set for later on Tuesday. Jayalalithaa , hospitalised since September 22, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday and passed away late last night in Chennai. Women, farmers, fishermen and the marginalised dreamt through her eyes.

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Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul visiting Philadelphia surgeon William Meyers

JPP was originally thought to have a pulled groin muscle but will be traveling to Philadelphia to see noted surgeon Dr. Williams Meyers to determined if surgery is needed. He's been a key piece to their defensive resurgence this season and is among the NFL's leader in sacks since Week 9. Up until leaving last Sunday's game, JPP had been on the field for 95.4% of the club's defensive snaps this season.

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Donald Trump Blasts Boeing for $4 Billion Air Force One: 'Cancel Order!'

Last week, after discussions with Trump , United Technologies Chief Executive Greg Hayes Carrier, agreed to keep 800 of 2,100 jobs at IN operations of the company's Carrier unit, instead of moving all the jobs to Mexico as originally planned.

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Int'l cooperation 'critical' to resolve Rohingya crisis

The attacks and the ensuing security operations resulted in the killings of both civilians and security staff as well as displacement of thousands of people who had lost their livelihoods. Last week she vowed to work for "peace and national reconciliation", saying her country faced many challenges, but did not mention the violence in Rakhine state.


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