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Arrest affidavit offers chilling details of officer's slaying

Loyd surrendered Tuesday night, walking out of an abandoned home, dropping to his knees and then crawling toward officers, following a manhunt that lasted more than a week. Loyd dismissed any notion of guilt, and despite being cautioned by the judge, his outbursts continued. "I recognize you from yesterday". Most defendants in court remain silent but Loyd launched into a profanity laced tirade shortly after the hearing began, first telling the judge he didn't need an attorney, that he ...

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Melbourne Driver Rams Car Into Crowd: At Least 3 Dead, Several Injured

The auto chase left 20 people injured. "I can also confirm that this is not a CT (counter-terrorism) related incident". Early Friday afternoon, a man was seen driving in erratic circles in the middle of a major intersection in downtown Melbourne , officials said .

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Vehicle hits 'heaps of people' in Melbourne before driver 'shot by police'

Police in a press conference has said the offender is a 26-year-old man and is in custody but is not related to any terror activity. Acting Commander Stuart Bateson said there was no longer any risk to the public. I saw it on TV. the picture of him sticking his head out when he was doing burnouts. Officers said the incident had no connection with terrorism. Three people have been confirmed as dead, and four children were injured in the smash.

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Where Trump and Clinton Voters Got Their Election News

The full Trump voter breakdown was FNC, 40%; CNN, 8%; Facebook, 7%; NBC, 6%; Local TV, 5%; ABC, 3%; CBS, 3%; and local radio, 3%. And what was the Fox News of the left? Which other media outlets polarized the electorate? "Americans who say they voted for Trump in the general election relied heavily on Fox News as their main source of election news leading up to the 2016 election, whereas [Hillary] Clinton voters named an array of different sources", a press release with the poll stated.

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Dense Fog Advisory issued for Pettis County

The advisory extends to noon Friday. The weather service cautions motorists to slow down, use their headlights and leave plenty of distance between vehicles. The forecast for Thursday night calls for a 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight with a low around 45 degrees. Otherwise, skies will be cloudy with a high of 44.

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Three dead, 20 injured after driver aims for pedestrians in Melbourne

Even before this afternoon's incident, the driver was already wanted by police, this time for the alleged stabbing of his brother, Angelo , at their mother's Windsor home around 2.15am this morning. The three dead were each found at separate locations along Bourke Street, Mr Ashton said, suggesting they weren't related. Terrified witnesses revealed, "There's someone on the middle of the ground and there's blood all over the street".

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Police injured, nearly 100 arrested in Trump inauguration protests

The Post also reported that authorities were seen using a chemical spray to disperse the crowds at Franklin Square. Eleanor Goldfield, who helped organize the Disrupt J20 protest, said protesters wanted to show Trump and his "misguided, misinformed or just plain dangerous" supporters that they won't be silent.

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Abuse covered up at children's homes, HIA inquiry finds

Sir Anthony said the Stormont Executive and those institutions which ran homes where historical child abuse took place should offer a "wholehearted and unconditional" apology to hundreds of victims. "We are satisfied that Kincora was not a homosexual brothel nor used by any of the security agencies as a honeypot to entrap, blackmail or otherwise exploit homosexuals", Sir Anthony said.

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Trump calls for standing ovation for Clinton at Inaugural luncheon

The tradition has roots in a luncheon held for former President William McKinley in 1897 but did not take on its current shape until 1953. Strong, poised and Presidential-today: I'm With Her. The fact that Clinton lost despite winning the popular vote by such a wide margin has led many to call for the Electoral College system to be scrapped.

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Bill Gates to visit Pakistan in coming months

Sharif recalled with great appreciation Guterres' inspirational role as the UN's High Commissioner for Refugees. The Swiss President lauded the role played by Pakistan in giving refuge to over 3 million Afghan refugees on its soil and said Pakistan should continue to play its role in promoting good relations with Afghanistan.

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Australia: 3 dead as auto plows into crowd in Melbourne

The driver has now reportedly been identified as 26-year-old James "Jimmy" Gargasoulas , aka Dimitrious Gargasoulas , a man already known to Melbourne police and recently bailed for a range of drug, assault and psychological issues.

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Obama last strike kills over 100 al Qaeda in Syria

In a separate statement, Cook said US forces killed Abd al-Jalil al-Muslimi, an al-Qaida facilitator, in a January 12 precision airstrike near Saraqib, Syria. It is not immediately clear if President Obama authorized the strike in Syria. According to the monitor, the group has sustained major losses in recent weeks with about 100 of its fighters killed since the start of 2017.

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How history could make unusual bedfellows of Obama and Trump: Keith Boag

Americans divide evenly on whether the incoming Trump administration is complying with ethics laws. That was fully in character with the guy whose entire presidential run was launched by assuming the role of Birther-in-Chief, and who spent 18 months co-signing his angry followers' ludicrous belief that Muslims, blacks and immigrants are stealing a country that rightfully belongs to them.

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UP polls: SP, Cong, RLD working on nitty-gritties of Grand Alliance

Congress party's chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh Sheila Dikshit on Monday said that she will step down if asked to. RLD supremo Ajit Singh has been emboldened by the return of the Jats to his party over the past month. In recent weeks, the Congress veteran was repeatedly jabbed when her party targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on what is dubbed the "Sahara-Birla diaries" or kickbacks allegedly paid to top politicians.

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Brutal Prison Conditions Expected For Extradited Drug Kingpin

A US official told NBC News that Guzman was being flown to the NY by Mexican authorities. The U.S. sought Guzman's extradition on multiple charges of drug trafficking, murder and money laundering in several states. Guzman answered questions through an interpreter standing to his right and said he could understand the judge's English, the Associated Press reports .

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Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in NY to face charges

According to the AP , Guzman has already been taken into US custody and is being flown to NY to stand trial. Having let El Chapo escape from prison for the second time, Mexican police authorities began combing the country in search of the nation's most powerful crime lord.

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Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to Appear in Court in NY

The Mexican government has approved the US request to prosecute these charges, which were filed in a federal court in NY, the Justice Department added. Capers likened Guzman's decades of alleged criminal activity to a small cancerous tumor that metastasizes, adding that the alleged drug lord helped to perpetrate an epidemic of illegal drug use in the U.S.in which cities like NY and Miami were "ground zero".

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Obama Has No Comment On 60 Dems Who Are Boycotting Trump's Inauguration

Yes, Lewis' accusation was baseless and blatantly partisan: He said Trump isn't a " legitimate president " because of Russian hacking, and he'd skip the inauguration, "the first one I've missed since I've been in Congress". The Houston-based congressman, who represents Texas's 9th Congressional District, announced his decision via Twitter on Monday night. Hours later, lawmakers began saying they would bow out of the inaugural ceremony because of the insults.

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Vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne CBD

At least four people were killed and 20 more injured when a man deliberately drove his auto into a crowd of pedestrians at a mall in Melbourne , Australia, according to officials. Witness Hank Kerr said he saw people jumping out of the way, but there were also people being hit and thrown to one side. "He was half hanging outside the vehicle.

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DeVos pledges not to undo public education, pushes choice

Twitter users are skewering education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos for her "potential grizzlies" remark during confirmation hearings before a U.S. More than 220 students have said they plan to participate in the protest . When New Hampshire Sen. DeVos should have automatically been disqualified for having zero experience with public schools, for being against public schools, and for being anti-LGBT, but she proved over and over again just how unqualified she is to manage a $77 ...

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HC summons Chief Secy and DGP over 'human chain' row

The court had also asked under which law the state government chose to order a halt on traffic on national and state highways for the programme. The court was hearing a petition filed by Public Interest Ligation Forum, a non-governmental organisation, which had sought to know under what provision the state government had chose to stop traffic on national and state highways for the January 21 human chain.

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Yolocaust Gallery Mocks Disrespectful Selfie Pics at Holocaust Memorial Site

This week Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

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BlackRock hires George Osborne as adviser

The former Chancellor is understood to have been recruited by Larry Fink, Blackrock's chairman and chief executive. The role at Blackrock Investment Institute is not incompatible with remaining as a serving MP, although Mr Osborne's appointment there will fuel speculation that he may not be keen to stay on the backbenches for a protracted period.

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MS high school graduation rate rises for third year

While the graduation rate is up, the dropout rate is down. The graduation rates at another metro area district, Englewood Public Schools, climbed from 47 percent in 2015 to 54 percent in 2017. "Students who are on track with credits and passing their classes at the end of ninth grade have a much higher chance of graduating and a much lower chance of dropping out", Giurado said.

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United Nation adopts resolution backing Gambia's new President Adama Barrow

The army is prepared to back Barrow against the defiant incumbent Yahya Jammeh as tension grips Gambia. Mr Jammeh has been given until noon on Friday to leave office or be forced out by UN-backed regional forces. Jammeh initially acknowledged Barrow as the victor of the December 1 vote, but later rejected the result stating irregularities. Barrow has been in Senegal for several days at the request of West African leaders until his planned inauguration .

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China Demands Trump Ban Taiwanese Delegation from Inauguration

Trump's team is "overlooking the ability of China to retaliate against the United States", the newspaper stated. A group of representatives of the government of the Republic of China - including former premier Yu Shyi-kun and members of both the ruling, anti-China Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the more China-friendly Kuomintang - are scheduled to attend Trump's inauguration on Friday.

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Cortez Masto will oppose Trump's pick for Education secretary

DEVOS: They have been fortunate not to. "Kids have a right to great neighborhood public schools and people who are in charge of education, they have to help us strengthen and improve education, not dismantle it", Weingarten told NJ Advance Media outside East Side High.

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Obama spends $500 million to combat climate change before Trump takes office

There are many possible contenders for that dishonor, but the transfer of a significant amount of American taxpayer-dollars per a United Nations climate change agreement Donald Trump opposes should be high on that list. Last week Barrasso questioned President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, about the GCF and other climate funding.

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3 killed when auto hits pedestrians on Australian street

Early Friday afternoon, a man was seen driving in erratic circles in the middle of a major intersection in downtown Melbourne, officials said. Officers reportedly shot and wounded the man before his arrest. Chaos in Melbourne's CBD, as a vehicle mounts the pavement knocking down pedestrians, including a baby. They were not related. Gargasoulas was under police guard in hospital on Friday night.

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Rescue crews indicate more survivors at Italian hotel after 8 people found

He also said that an additional three people have been found but rescuers are still not sure if they are alive. Two people were rescued from the hotel site on Thursday, Civil Protection Department chief Fabrizio Curcio told journalists, bringing to eight the total number of known survivors so far.

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Manchester City Confirm Gabriel Jesus Move

Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero have been at times irrepressible this season in torturing opposition defences . "I am a positive guy", the 33-year-old Ivory Coast star added. "It will be easier if he could have arrived at the start of the season". The blues have made more changes at the back than any other club, an indication perhaps of why they find it hard to keep the goals out.

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Hottest year of history

This beats out the previous record of +0.90 C which was set in 2015. Using independent methods, NASA found that globally-averaged surface temperatures in 2016 were 0.99 degrees Celsius, or 1.78 degrees Fahrenheit, warmer than the mid-20th century average.

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Gold flakes thief busted in Ecuador

The man who swiped a bucket of gold flakes from an armored truck in Midtown Manhattan has been busted in Ecuador by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and local cops, police sources told The Post. It wasn't known when he would be extradited to NY to face charges. The loot he allegedly made off with is valued at $1.6 million. Footage from the theft shows a man walking along the treet and then loitering around the truck, which was open at the back.

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French far-right leader Le Pen ahead in presidential poll

But the leader of Europe's biggest economy will not meet Le Pen, who heads the anti-immigration National Front, Seibert said, a day before the far-right leader is due to headline a gathering of populist parties in the western German city of Koblenz.

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Nigerian jet accidentally bombs refugee camp, killing over 100

The army said it had launched a military operation targeting terror group Boko Haram which also "unfortunately" affected civilians as well as members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the Red Cross global committee (ICRC). They're treating the injured and preparing to evacuate patients from the camp. Boko Haram militants have attacked a refugee camp in Nigeria just days after it was mistakenly bombed by the country's air force.


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