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Suspect fatally shot during arrest; RCMP seek 3rd suspect in Morley homicide

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has been called to investigate after shots were fired as RCMP executed a search warrant near Morley on Saturday. I also urge calm in the community while the investigation takes place. Members of the public are asked not to approach Powderface if they encounter the wanted man.

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Tube strike: commuters face early morning rush hour travel misery

Earlier, London's Mayor Sadiq Khan described the strike as "pointless". Transport unions are protesting job cuts and ticket-office closures, citing safety issues. "There is a good deal sitting on the table that will ensure station safety and staffing levels across the Tube network". "This historic dispute has nothing to do with the millions of Londoners this strike is punishing".

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Jerusalem terror attack: Moment driver rams into crowd of soldiers

Police used concrete slabs on Monday to block some entrances of the neighborhood, and a police officer checked each auto leaving it. The upcoming "international peace " conference to set parameters for an Israeli-Palestinian peace process, scheduled to take place in Paris on January 15th, can do even more damage to Israel .

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ANC women's league needs Zuma's erstwhile wife to head party

Addressing a packed Orlando stadium on Sunday, President Jacob Zuma said the party had heard people's cries that the ANC "are too busy fighting each other and not paying sufficient attention to their needs". South Africa's constitution dictates Zuma must stand down as the country's president after his two five-year terms end in 2019. The influential woman's league of South Africa's leading ANC on Saturday selected retiring African Union chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their possible ...

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TSA on traveling with firearms and ammunition

While no one can bring a gun or ammunition into the passenger compartment, you can transport the weapons as checked baggage. Firearms must remain unloaded and kept "in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only", according to the Transportation Security Administration's website .

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Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem is 'red line,' Jordan warns

Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said four Israeli soldiers were killed by the alleged attacker in the city's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood. Liberman said the attack should not be connected to any recent incidents. "As long as there is motivation for attacks, there will be a truck driver who decides on the spot and without early warning to murder Jews". Israel has annexed the eastern sector, home to the Old City and sensitive holy sites, and says it will never allow the city to be ...

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Four Dead In Jerusalem Attack As Truck Rams Into Soldiers

The aftermath of the deadly truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem on January 8, 2017. The report comes after the four killed were identified as soldiers, three being cadets, one, an officer. Israel says at least 157 of them were assailants in lone attacks often targeting security forces and using rudimentary weapons including kitchen knives.

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The tensions that fuel terror attacks haven't gone away

Israel police chief Roni Alsheich said the attacker, who has been identified by police, was a Palestinian from East Jerusalem . A police spokesman described the incident, at the Armon Hanatziv promenade, which overlooks Jerusalem's Old Walled City, as "a terrorist attack" although an investigation remains ongoing.

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Four Israeli soldiers dead in Jerusalem truck ramming

Why did Joe Biden whisper "God Save The Queen" after certifying the USA election results? The driver, who was identified as a resident of East Jerusalem , took his truck out of course and quickly slammed it into a group of soldiers getting off a bus.

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Health Minister Sussan Ley to stand down pending investigation

During a visit to the Gold Coast in 2015, Ms Ley bought an apartment while travelling on ministerial business. Federal health minister Sussan Ley will step down after it was reveal last week that she bought a property while on a taxpayers' funded trip to the Gold Coast.

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Hundreds of United States tanks, trucks arrive for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Europe

The U.S. military on Sunday vowed to increase the scope and complexity of its European training exercises to deter Russian aggression, as more U.S. tanks, trucks and other equipment arrived in Germany for a big buildup on NATO's eastern flank.

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South Korean monk self-immolates over 'comfort women' deal

The statue issue comes amid political turmoil in South Korea, where the National Assembly impeached President Park Geun-hye last month over a political scandal and had her powers transferred to acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn.

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Priebus: Trump accepts report Russian Federation behind hacking

Reince Priebus, the incoming chief of staff for President-elect Donald Trump , said on Fox News Sunday that Democrats were unprepared and are to blame for the hacks. Trump has said he will appoint a team within three months of taking office to develop a plan to "aggressively combat and stop cyberattacks". On Friday, Trump tried to change the subject to allegations that hadn't been raised by US intelligence.

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5 victims shot dead at USA airport

That's where police say 26-year-old Esteban Santiago allegedly opened fire in a baggage claim area after retrieving a handgun from his checked luggage. Santiago was reported for several infractions like AWOLs, or absences without leave. Santiago-Ruiz spent most of his time in Puerto Rico before going to Anchorage, Alaska.

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USA intelligence officials say Russian Federation is responsible for pre-election hacking

But he also told lawmakers that hacking "did not change any vote tallies". The report, which was produced by the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency, did not go into detail of how the Russian meddling impacted the election nor did it give any details or evidence to back up its conclusions.

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Turkish military says 32 Islamic State group's militants killed in Syrian operations

The YPG is an affiliate of the PKK terrorist organization that is fighting Turkey. "Air Forces destroyed 12 ISIL targets discovered in the towns of al-Bab, Bza'a, Suflaniyah and Kabralmakri..." As part of the ongoing "Shield of Euphrates" operation, Turkish Air Force has destroyed 12 facilities of terrorists of the "Islamic State" (aka IS, ISIL, ISIS, or Daesh) terrorist group in the Al-Bab, Bzagah, Suflaniyah and Qabr al-Muqri regions in northern Syria, the Anadolu Agency reported ...

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Grace Packer Murder: Victim's Mother Helped Rapist Murderer Dismember Body, Police Say

On the morning of July 8 , the pair drove the teen to a rented home in Richland Township where Sullivan split Grace's lip when he struck her in the face. Packer told police her adopted daughter had been missing from her Montgomery County home since July 9, but the teen's disappearance gained wide attention in the days before Christmas when DAs from Bucks, Montgomery and Luzerne counties met in Doylestown Borough to announce the girl's death, as well as evidence that Sara Packer had attempted ...

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Truck rams into soldier crowd in Jerusalem, 4 dead, about 15 injured

MDA paramedic Chen Lendi Sharon, who was first on the scene, said: "When we arrived there was chaos, I saw a truck that rammed youngsters getting off the bus next to the Armon Hanatziv view point". The Palestinian attacker was killed by Israeli soldiers during the operation, the source added. Australian envoy Dave Sharma condemned "unreservedly [the] vicious Jerusalem terrorist ramming attack targeting IDF soldiers".

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Lucknow: 4 killed in hit and run case

One of the accused Ayush Rawat is son of late former MLA Ashok Rawat. The incident took place when the two were returning to their homes around 1:35 am from a party at a friend's place. The four people killed were daily wage workers from Bahraich's district of Uttar Pradesh and have been identified as Abdul, Gokharan, Prithvi Raj and Nanku.

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Pressure grows on Netanyahu after leaks about media favours

Channel 2 did not know when the conversation between Netanyahu and Mozes two took place. His right-leaning paper was nicknamed the "Bibiton" - combining Netanyahu's nickname and the Israeli word for newspaper - for its uncritical coverage of the prime minister.

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Kushner pursuing Chinese real estate project while advising Trump

Donald Trump is threatening China with a trade war, but could he be persuaded to hold fire if one of China's best-connected investors finances his son-in-law's multi-billion dollar Manhattan real estate project? Kushner is now negotiating a deal to redevelop the Kushner family-owned tower at 666 Fifth Avenue with "Anbang Insurance Group, a Chinese financial behemoth with estimated assets of $285 billion and an ownership structure shrouded in mystery ".

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Appointed Head of Saudi-Led Military Coalition

Pakistan's former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif, has been appointed as head of the 39 Islamic Countries alliance, Pakistan defence minister Khwaja Asif has said. Moreover, Pakistan maintains good relations with both Saudi Arabia and Iran, any bias towards one might result in the severing of relations with the other.

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Petrol Pumps to Stop Accepting Card Payments From Monday

Petrol pumps have been protesting against various banks' move of levying 1 per cent transaction charge on the use of credit and debit card, after banks chose to put transaction (MDR) charge on them instead of consumers. "They (banks) must apologise to the public", B R Ravindranath, president, Akhila Karnataka Federation of Petroleum Traders and Bangalore Petroleum Dealers Association, told TOI in Bengaluru.

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Sasikalaa requests the release of Indian fishermen

Fishermen activist U Arulanandam of Pamban said the six fishermen had set sail from Jegathapattinam in Pudukottai district while four fishermen had sailed from Rameswaram. To avert any untoward incident, the navy released the fishermen, after which they returned to the fishing jetty on Saturday evening. The injured fisherman, Dicky Raj has been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Rameswaram government hospital.

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Saudi Arabia: Killed Two 'Most-Wanted' Islamic State Terrorists

Consulate in Jiddah. The officials told a news conference a security officer was wounded in the operation in the al-Yasmin neighborhood in northern Riyadh, after the two suspects engaged in a shootout with security forces to resist arrest.

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Four soldiers dead in Jerusalem truck attack

Haaretz reports that the driver was shot and killed during the attack, which happened at a scenic overlook where a busload of Israeli soldiers on an educational tour had stopped to take in the view. 8, 2017. The occupied Palestinian territories have witnessed tensions ever since Israel imposed restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshipers into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds in August 2015.

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Iran to mourn Ayatollah Rafsanjani's death for three days

Rafsanjani has been transferred to a Tehran hospital on Sunday after heart failure. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Following the news of Rafsanjani's death, a crowd gathered outside the hospital in Tehran's Tajrish neighbourhood where he had been taken, according to residents.

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Syrian rebels deny report of ceasefire near Damascus

While private distributors are providing water, Christophe Boulierac, a spokesperson for UNICEF , told reporters at the regular bi-weekly press briefing in Geneva that he is anxious about quality and price of those supplies. A United Nations spokesman said this week sabotaging civilian water supplies constituted a war crime. The shortages have prompted a regime assault to retake Wadi Barada.

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Harbaugh adds Pep Hamilton to MI staff

MI coach Jim Harbaugh may be looking back to his past to fill his staff following Jedd Fisch's departure. If Hamilton departs, it is unclear whether Cleveland would look to replace his position with an offensive coordinator type of role. A year later, when Harbaugh moved on to the NFL, Hamilton was retained by David Shaw as the team's offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach - a job he held for two seasons.

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Iraq and Turkey agree on the security and economic cooperation

He also said the situation in Iraq's northern Sinjar region constituted a first-degree threat to Turkey and thanked al-Ibadi for his sensitivity over eliminating the threat there. Binali Yildirim's meeting on Sunday with the head of Iraq's Kurdish region Massoud Barzani follows a meeting on Saturday with his Iraqi counterpart in Baghdad aimed at overcoming differences between the two countries over Iraq's role in the battle to take Mosul from ISIL.

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Brazil prison slaughter kills 31 more inmates as gangs wage war

Gang warfare has become a major issue for the government of President Michel Temer - whose administration is already struggling with a deep economic crisis and mounting allegations of corruption. "Criminals are trying to kill each other". The attackers did not go in and slaughter members from rival gangs, but instead for reasons that are yet vague and uncertain, slaughtered several prisoners.

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British MP's aide 'quits' over Israeli diplomat plot to 'take down' minister

The official, Shai Masot, who describes himself as a senior political officer , was caught on camera in an undercover sting by a reporter from the al-Jazeera investigative unit. politics". "We know that the Israeli foreign ministry - and also interestingly the Israeli ministry of strategic affairs, which it actually seemed that this individual [Masot] is an employee of - are very focused on fighting what they see as unsafe, powerful solidarity activism with particular focus on trying to ...

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USL granted Division II status by US Soccer Federation

Aztex majority investor Bobby Epstein has maintained a "no stadium, no team" stance all along, but van de Zande and the league office held out a sliver of hope for an Austin return this year with a temporary stadium or rental. The USL moved up from its third-tier position, while the NASL has clung to its second-tier position. "While neither league meets all the standards set forth by U.S.

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May to set out Brexit plan 'in coming weeks'

But the prime minister denied this, saying "it isn't muddled at all". "People often talk.as if somehow we're leaving the European Union but we want to keep bits of membership of the EU". "Our thinking on this is not muddled at all", she said. The government was last week accused of "muddled thinking" by its own ambassador to the European Union, who resigned less than three months before exit talks are set to begin.

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United States to Deploy 300 Marines to Afghanistan's Helmand

The US maintains almost 10,000 troops in Afghanistan under the NATO's Resolute Support mission. While the Obama administration made plans to reduce this number in 2017, the fate of the mission is unclear as US President-elect Donald Trumps prepares to take office later this month.


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