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Former Lions cornerback found nude, arrested second time this year

The homeowner said he caught Wilson trying to break into his home and shot him. Wilson, a California native who played at Stanford, was arrested in Woodburn, Ore ., after a call was placed to police at 2:09 p.m. Wilson's father played four seasons for the Bengals between 1983 and 1988, sitting out two full seasons with NFL-mandated suspensions for violations of its substance-abuse policy.

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Jet Airways Loses ATC Mid-Air, Escorted by German Air Force

Two German Air Force planes intercepted and escorted a Jet Airways aircraft with more than 300 passengers and 15 crew members on board after the latter went off the radar. "German Air Force deployed its aircraft to ensure safety as a precaution", the airline statement said. "Jet Airways has duly reported the matter to the concerned authorities including the DGCA.

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NSC Official Fired After Reportedly Criticizing Trump, Top Aides

Craig Deare , the NSCs senior director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, was dismissed after he publicly mocked Mr Trump at an off-the-record event earlier this week, Politico reports . When contacted by the publication about Deare's dismissal, a spokesperson for the National Security Council said that they don't discuss "personnel issues".

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Amber Alert issued for 9-month-old boy in Missouri

The Amber Alert has been cancelled by the Overland Police Department. Illinois State Police, who were aiding in the investigation after it was determined the suspect could have been on his way to the state, issued a release at around 4:36 p.m.

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Jays' Josh Donaldson misses workout with calf injury

It's just when I have all my weight on it. Donaldson expects to use the crutches for at least another two days but doesn't think he'll need them much after that. However, Atkins is optimistic Donaldson will end being fine. "This is the first time I've had one flare up on me at spring training". "My hips and my core feel stronger than they've ever been", he said.

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U.S. vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

Pence was joined by his wife Karen, their 23-year-old daughter Charlotte, and Abba Naor, a camp survivor who now lives in Israel, as they toured the former concentration camp. Former Vice President Joe Biden also toured the concentration camp with his granddaughter in 2015. Merkel intoned at Dachau back then that "Places such as this warn each one of us to help ensure that such things never happen again".

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Kremlin orders media to scale back pro-Trump coverage

Earlier this month, Blumenthal led a group of 13 senators in sending a letter urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to end recent ambiguity and affirm the United States' opposition to Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea and continued military aggression in eastern Ukraine.

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Iraq forces launch operation to retake west Mosul: PM

After a pause, federal forces now face what was always billed as the toughest nut to crack: Mosul's west bank, home to the narrow streets of the Old City. Anticipating the offensive, the Islamic State damaged the Mosul airport, carving wide trenches onto the runways and adjacent taxiways and aprons, leaving no paved portion usable by aircraft, according to an analysis of satellite imagery by Stratfor, a global intelligence company.

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Ecuador holding mandatory elections to replace Correa

Voters must decide whether to continue his Socialist agenda by electing his ally Lenin Moreno, or to follow Argentina, Brazil and Peru in switching to a conservative government. But a third of voters until recently were undecided amid low-energy campaigning as the charismatic Correa prepares to retire from politics. "Unfortunately the modus operandi of these companies is to give tips to those in charge of managing contracts, and that's hard to detect", Correa said during a recent press ...

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Trump team considered using National Guard troops for immigration roundups

The memo was marked from Director of Homeland Security John Kelly and sent to various directors involved with immigration, including Kevin McAleenan, Acting Commissioner of U.S. MA is grateful for the hard work and dedication of the National Guard's fearless men and women who are committed to protecting us at home and overseas and our administration would view this as an inappropriate use of their resources.

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Australian Former Judges, MPs, Clergy Oppose Netanyahu Visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicks off a two-day official visit to Singapore from Monday (Feb 20). Among the proposed changes were Arab recognition of Israel as the Jewish state, recognition of Jerusalem as a shared capital for Israelis and Palestinians, and softened language on the "right of return" of Palestinian refugees to lost properties in what is now Israel, the former officials said.

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Mandelson warns against a 'Brexit at all costs'

Lord Mandelson said bill, which would allow Prime Minister Theresa May to start negotiations to leave the European Union, through the Lords could well be subject to amendments as it passes through the parliament's second chamber. Ms Truss said that listening to the former communications director was "like the referendum never happened". "He seemed to be making the same argument that was being made a year ago and which the British people rejected".

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Trump back in campaign mode

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Friday that although the campaign is paying for it, the rally is more for the American people than for Trump's possible 2020 re-election bid. Trump took aim at the media, calling journalists "dishonest" and their reports "fake news". Many, however, have raised concerns about possible security breaches after an audiotape recorded in November previous year at Trump's golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, was released by Politico on Saturday.

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Hundreds of Thousands March for More Refugees in Barcelona

Marchers carrying placards and banners accused the government of dragging its feet over the issue. According to police, some 160,000 people took part in the peaceful march, while its organizers say over 300,000 people participated in the gathering.

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Iraqi forces resume offensive to capture western Mosul

January 24: The UN warns that 750,000 civilians in western Mosul are "at extreme risk" as Iraqi forces prepare to attack Daesh in that part of the city. Independent media have no access to western Mosul or other areas under Islamic State control in Iraq and Syria. So what do people in Mosul do once they've been freed from the ISIS yoke? In the past few days, the US has stepped up its air sorties over Mosul, to about 30 to 50 a day from about 12 to 20, said Col.

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Wood hurled at Trump's motorcade

Media reports say one of the objects struck a vehicle; authorities haven't specified which vehicle in the motorcade was hit. A map of the area where the incident occurred - on Southern Boulevard between Parker and Lake avenues - shows that it is a major thoroughfare lined with gas stations and strip malls.

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Watch Iraqis Drift Through Mosul to Bedevil ISIS

Commanders are expecting the battle to be more hard than it was in the east of the city. In west of Mosul, the army's 9th armored Division recaptured six more villages as they advanced to Attshana Hills, some 10 km west of Mosul, after sporadic clashes with IS militants, the statement said .

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Airstrikes Take Out IS Headquarters in Mosul Hospital

Iraqi forces had initially planned to advance on the city from the east and south simultaneously, but as they became bogged down in eastern Mosul, the southern front was put on hold. January 8: Iraqi units reach the Tigris River that divides Mosul and take up positions near one of the city's five bridges , which have all been destroyed.

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Explosion near Bogota bullring kills one, injures at least 30

The explosion took place in downtown Bogota in La Macarena neighborhood near a bullfight ring. Mr Lewis, who has been advised to stay inside the hostel by officers, said he had witnessed protests "all week" and that "armed police have been everywhere".

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Torture videos cast shadow over Iraqi forces' west Mosul offensive

The operation to drive the militant group from the city started in October but government forces only managed to secure the eastern part last month after fierce fighting. But the western side, with its narrow streets, may prove a bigger challenge. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the commander of the US-led coalition forces, said on Sunday: "Mosul would be a tough fight for any army in the world".

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Two dead as storm lashes Southern California

In Victorville in San Bernardino County, one person was found dead Friday (Feb. 17) in a flooded vehicle, firefighters said. Later in the same neighbourhood, a sinkhole swallowed two cars, the second on live TV as viewers watched it teeter on the edge before plunging in.

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Petraeus out of running to replace Flynn

McMaster; and Lieutenant General Robert Caslen , the superintendent of the US Military Academy at West Point. Flynn stepped down early this week after revelations that he had discussed USA sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations.

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SpaceX aborts launch to space station

But far more is at stake than the payload. Robert Cabana, a former shuttle commander, and now the Kennedy Space Center's director said he was thrilled to see the pad back in action, he said: "It's just really an exciting time". If Saturday's launch - meant to carry 5,000 pounds (2,267 kilograms) of gear into orbit - is delayed, another opportunity opens up Sunday morning. Two items in particular are getting the most attention.

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Netanyahu says Israel, US to form team to tackle settlements

Mr Herzog tweeted on Sunday that "history will definitely judge the magnitude of the opportunity as well as the magnitude of the missed opportunity". A former top aide to Kerry confirmed that the meeting took place secretly on February 21, 2016.

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Iraq launches tricky operation to free west Mosul from Islamic State

The US has praised Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul, along with a controversial group of militias with links to Iran and accused of major human rights abuses. Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool, an Iraqi military spokesman, said a suicide bomber set off struck a patrol of Sunni tribal fighters in Zihoor neighborhood, while another targeted Iraqi troops in Nabi Younis.

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Trump reads 1952 immigration law at Florida rally

Trump's rhetoric often mirrors what he said for months in the run-up to Election Day, with familiar phrases like "we don't win anymore" and "drain the swamp". This is a state where we all had great victory together. Despite the turmoil, Trump insisted in a chaotic news conference Thursday that his administration was running like a "fine-tuned machine".

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Iran Offers Dialogue with Arab States to Help Tackle Regional Woes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif used the Munich Security Conference on Sunday as a platform to reiterate calls for the Sunni Gulf States to work alongside his Shiite Iran to address "anxieties" in the region. From February 17 to 19, 2017, the 53rd edition of Munich Security Conference will bring together hundreds of decision-makers in the realm of worldwide security.

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Trump bashes 'out of control' media in first solo news conference

He added: "I didn't direct him, but I would have directed him if he didn't do it". He admitted some of the actions he has taken have been unpopular, but said they were necessary for security. President Trump held forth with reporters at a lengthy news conference Thursday afternoon, defending his first weeks in office and again going after the media over "fake news".

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Flynn's resignation is Trump's opportunity

A source who serves as a congressional adviser and was involved in the 2015 fight over the Iran deal told the Free Beacon that the Obama administration "feared that Flynn would expose the secret agreements with Iran", the Beacon report said.

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Palaniswami govt to seek vote of confidence today

Former chief minister O Panneerselvam has promised that he had lost the battle, not the war, and said he would go back to the people. Security has been beefed up in several parts of the state including Coimbatore and Chennai as WhatsApp messages asking peo-ple to gather for a protest in support of Panneerselvam are doing the rounds.

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TN assembly ruckus: DMK announces hunger strike

The Congress having 8 members has not disclosed it decision so far. Along with Congress and the IUML, the opposition group comes to 97. The OPS camp attracted the support of 11 MPs and several AIADMK veterans, including a State Minister, but could manage to get backing from only 10 MLAs till then.

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Donald Trump vows to catch 'low-life leakers'

The US President displayed a sense of anger and grievance rarely vented by a President in public, CNN reported . U.S. President Donald Trump assailed U.S. "The fake news media is going insane with their conspiracy theories and blind hatred". "The leaks are absolutely real", Trump said. "This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine ".

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Why NASA is sending a superbug to the space station

A Falcon 9 rocket successfully touched down at SpaceX's ground-based landing zone at Cape Canaveral after launching to space. The launch was initially planned for Saturday, but was canceled just 13 seconds before liftoff due to a glitch with the rocket engine.

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Far-right leader Geert Wilders calls Moroccan migrants 'scum'

The populist leader was convicted last December of inciting discrimination and insulting Moroccans, before and after local elections in 2014. Wilders' party leads in opinion polls with 17 percent, a whisker ahead of the pro-business Liberals of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who has closed the gap by matching some of Wilders' anti-immigration rhetoric and received a boost from a surging economy.

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Hirscher takes GS gold following freaky plane incident

The incident failed to unsettle Hirscher, who had finished second to three-time champion Ligety - absent this year due to a back injury - in the last two World Championship giant slalom races. He must crack an Austrian clean sweep to get onto the podium after the dominant Marcel Hirscher was trailed by compatriots Marco Schwarz and Michael Matt.


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