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Teen allegedly tried to hire clown to kill her teacher

The person she contacted was using a clown as his profile picture and as an "alias". A girl was subsequently arrested and charged with threatening to kill by an electronic message. In one of the most recent incidents, hundreds of students at Pennsylvania State University ran against the campus late on Monday night after reports that clowns had been spotted on the campus grounds.

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US Suspends Syria Ceasefire Talks With Russia

But on Monday, Putin issued a decree suspending an agreement, concluded in 2000, which bound the two sides to dispose of surplus plutonium originally intended for use in nuclear weapons. It cited USA sanctions against Russia over the Ukrainian crisis and the deployment of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces near Russian borders as examples.

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Footballer Ched Evans arrives at court for rape trial

Mr Evans, 27, was found guilty of rape at Caernarfon Crown Court in 2012, but his conviction was quashed in April. On the first day of the retrial, a jury of seven women and five men were told the alleged attack took place in a room at the Premier Inn near Rhyl, North Wales.

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Kim Kardashian robbery: who knew she was alone?

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend the Off-white 2017 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 29, 2016 in Paris. Pictured: Kim and her sister Kourtney left the Azzedine Alaia showroom just a few hours before the robbery on Monday.

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Charlotte Protesters Demand Mayor's Resignation Over Keith Scott's Slaying

Scott's family deserve to see and hear all available information about whether something was in his hand and why a man who was suspected of no crime, other than the newly disclosed accusation that he possessed a minor amount of marijuana, is now dead".

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Turkey Continues Post-Coup Attempt Fallout with Purge of 12000 Police

According to a statement issued on the directorate website, out of 12,801 personnel dismissed, 2,543 are ranking officers. The Turkish cabinet headed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has chose to extend the state of emergency imposed on the country following a failed coup by three more months, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus says.

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USA lawmakers stumble on vetoed Saudi 9/11 bill

The 97 senators and 348 representatives who overrode the president's veto have had their fun. That a veto override happened isn't surprising - the two branches have been at loggerheads for virtually Obama's entire presidency. Meanwhile, Republicans blamed Obama for failing to inform them early in the bill's process of the possible unintended consequences. The kingdom owns $96.5 billion of US Treasury bonds, and is believed to hold at least that sum in other US assets and bank accounts.

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Hurricane Matthew will change Charlotte's mild weather this weekend

If an evacuation order is activated in your area, leave immediately. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Nicole has formed in the Atlantic. The hurricane center said it would likely issue a tropical storm watch or hurricane watch for the Florida Keys or the Florida peninsula and that it could create risky beach conditions along the East Coast later in the week.

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GfK poll: Third party backers a wild card in 2016 presidential race

However, this election is not the time to make that idealistic stand. It didn't go well. He's a pot-promoting, pro-gay, abortion-rights backer and foe of capital punishment who wants government out of your personal business and the USA out of most foreign entanglements.

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Supreme Court opens its term in an unusual way

The Supreme Court has been without its standard nine members since Justice Antonin Scalia died in February. In March, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Court, but Senate Republicans have refused to act on the nomination.

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Russian Federation and USA suspend Syrian ceasefire talks

Moscow does not accept responsibility for the breakdown in cooperation, and says it has done everything to sustain the peace process, including implementing a 72-hour ceasefire late last month that should have ensured the delivery of humanitarian aid to Aleppo, the site of the most intense fighting between government forces and opposition factions.

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Connecticut school bans clown costumes amid investigation

The account posted messages like: "If you go to Career watch out", and "u really think it's fake, wait and see". This comes amid an investigation involving police into an account on the photo-sharing social media site Instagram. "We do however take these incidents very seriously", the district said in a statement. Garth Harries, New Haven's school superintendent, said Tuesday the posts have been disruptive to learning and to the school's sense of security.

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Teenage Girl Asks Clinton About Trump's Comments About Women

The issues were certain to take the spotlight Tuesday night at the first vice presidential debate between Republican nominee Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic nominee Virginia Sen. Mr Trump has been on the defensive for a week, ever since the first presidential debate with Mrs Clinton in which he was widely thought to have been second best.

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Threatening Cat. 4 Hurricane Matthew strikes Haiti

Emergency Operations Center coordinator Juan Manuel Mendez told a news conference Tuesday that three children were killed when the walls of their homes collapsed in a poor neighborhood in Santo Domingo. LES CAYES, Haiti The fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade slammed Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mile-per-hour (230 kph) winds and surging seas that flooded coastal towns, killing at least one person and tearing at trees and rooftops before moving out to sea.

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South Korea to Place US Missile Defense System THAAD on Golf Course

The defection came as tension has been high on the Korean peninsula since the North conducted nuclear and missile tests this year in defiance of worldwide sanctions. In the aftermath of the fifth test, however, reports indicate that the vocal opposition to THAAD has grown muted. The New York Times reports that almost 30,000 people have defected from North Korea since 1953.

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United States ends talks with Russian Federation over Syria

As a first effect, the US will order the return home of officials who had been picked to help set up a joint US-Russia centre that was to have coordinated military operations in Syria as well as begin intelligence sharing had the ceasefire taken hold.

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Dion criticizes Russian Federation over Syrian attacks

Russian Federation accused the United States of violating the agreement and thus suspended the decree. Ban told reporters in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday that he is set to hold talks soon with U.S. Also Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said its embassy compound in Damascus came under insurgent shelling the previous day. But Russia immediately rejected any grounding of aircraft and questioned whether a resolution at this time would actually produce any results.

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Cubans prepare for Hurricane Matthew as it churns in the ocean

They're largely kept in solid, concrete buildings.there are plenty of places there where they can be sheltered in place and kept secure". The storm is expected to make a direct hit later on Tuesday in the province of Guantanamo, which is home to the disputed U.S.

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The US Is Done Talking to Russia About the Syria Conflict

He says Russian Federation has rejected diplomacy and chosen to pursue a military victory over rebels. The news came a day after the United States announced that it had suspended all military contacts with Russian Federation over obtaining a ceasefire in Syria - and the report noted that the system could possibly intercept American cruise missiles.

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The latest on Hurricane Matthew

With warnings like that, the path of Hurricane Matthew will be a concern for people throughout the region and on the East Coast. It's churning just east of Jamaica, but threatening to dump torrential rains in Haiti, a country that can least afford it.

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Philippines president apologises to Jews over offensive comments

I am the president of a sovereign country and I am not answerable to anyone except the Filipino people. "I apologize profoundly and deeply to the Jewish community", Duterte said . "If Germany had Hitler, the Philippines would have...", he said, pausing and pointing to himself. The 10-year EDCA allows an increased presence of United States forces, ships, aircraft and equipment in the Philippines and greater access to its military bases.

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Kim Kardashian West Joins Family in NYC Hours After Paris Robbery

That show will now take place December 13. Ticketholders can use their original tickets on those dates. The Kardashian sisters had spent the week in Paris with mom Kris Jenner and husband Kanye West. Police have declared that the men then fled the scene on bicycles. "[Kim] was tied up, and gagged with duct tape wrapped around her head". "They put plastic ties around her wrists but she managed to squeeze her hands out of the wrist ties by wriggling her hands".

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Hungarians overwhelmingly rejected European Union migrant quotas

The outcome deprived the maverick right-wing prime minister of a clear-cut victory with which to challenge European Union migrant quotas and the radical nationalist Jobbik party called on him to quit. But Jobbik president Gabor Vona says Orban should resign in case of an invalid ballot and former Socialist Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany says it would weaken Orban's "infallibility".

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Turkey Suspends More than 12000 Police Officers in Coup Probe

According to a statement issued on the directorate website, out of 12,801 personnel dismissed, 2,543 are ranking officers. Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. "Given the likelihood of extradition from the United States, Gulen is looking for possible ways to escape". It says the state of emergency is needed to hunt down suspects in the failed putsch, blamed by authorities on US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen.

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Kashmir Situation: PTI will not participate in joint session, Imran Khan

PTI Chairman Imran Khan said tomorrow's joint session will result in nothing substantial "except for endorsing Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister - who has lost all moral authority". He added that attending the session would mean endorsing Nawaz as a prime minister which the PTI will not do. Imran repeated that Sharif has lost legitimacy as the prime minister after his family was mentioned in Panama leaks as having foreign properties.

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Hurricane Matthew seen from space

At 0900 GMT, Matthew's top winds were lashing at 230 kilometers per hour, the USA hurricane center said . The U.S. hurricane center said that after crossing Cuba, the storm probably would move northward through the Bahamas, but that it was too soon to predict with certainty whether it would threaten the U.S.

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Third night of protests in El Cajon turns violent

Alfred Olango is shown in a photo posted to his Facebook page on December 17, 2015. " The officers involved in the shooting were placed on administrative leave for at least three days, as per protocol ", reports San Diego Fox 5 . Another woman on the video who was wearing hospital-style work clothing said she's the man's sister. "We have a lot of questions. We wanted protection", said Benge.

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Israel Mourns Shimon Peres; Nobel Prize Awardee Dies At 93

Israel's blue and white flag has been lowered to half-mast around the world. The Israeli Foreign Ministry announced that about 20 heads of state and government have said they intend to attend the funeral, including French leader François Hollande and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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March in Pasadena in protest of police death

Reginald Thomas died after cops tased him and wrestled him into custody. . About 100 people are marching through the streets of Pasadena, California, to protest the death of a black man who died there after a struggle with police. Police are investigating the death of a man Friday after he died during a confrontation with police, authorities said. The body remained in Lindsay's apartment for more than 12 hours as investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Office of ...

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Town council censures mayor over racist Facebook posts

The council plans to ask the Pennsylvania legislature to impeach and remove Wasko, which would be a lengthy and hard process, Mauck said. Not just this table but everyone in this room. Public comment lasted almost two hours as many called for Wasko to step down. "He is risky to the economic stability and future of this borough". West York's council should censure him and repeat as many calls for his resignation as it takes before he accepts.

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Pound pushed to 31-year low against dollar

Sterling has fallen to a three-year low against the euro after Theresa May outlined the timetable for starting Brexit negotiations. "As a result of Prime Minister May's announcement. Bond markets were mixed, with U.S. Treasuries steady at 1.62 per cent after two days of rises, U.K. Gilt yields nudging up to 0.75 per cent and southern euro zone yields squeezed higher as Italy announced it was selling its first 50-year bond.

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Kerry says Syria peace efforts must continue despite break

Kerry said the USA would still discuss Syria with Russian Federation as part of multilateral negotiations, but not bilaterally. The United States on Monday suspended talks with Russian Federation on implementing a ceasefire deal in Syria, accusing Moscow of not living up to its commitments to halt fighting and ensure aid reached besieged communities.

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U.S. suspends contacts with Russian Federation on Syria

And US diplomats will suspend discussions with Russian Federation on reviving a September 9 deal reached between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia´s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The West has accused Moscow of indiscriminately bombing Aleppo's opposition-controlled east to help Syrian government troops retake control over the country's second city.

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Kanye West Postpones Tour Dates Following Kim Kardashian Robbery

According to People Magazine , the reality TV star and business mogul had a gun to her head, and was afraid she might be raped. He stopped the show, telling fans he had a family emergency. inside the exclusive apartment block where Kardashian was staying while attending Paris Fashion Week. Recall, Kim's bodyguard Pascal Duvier was sent to protect Kourtney and Kendall at a nearby nightclub shortly before the robbery .

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Let's correct a few inaccuracies about Donald Trump

But the records obtained by the Times show losses of such a magnitude that they potentially allowed Trump to avoid paying taxes for years, possibly until the end of the last decade. After making false promises about releasing his returns followed by false explanations for his failure to do so, Trump is simply afraid to defend his tax record before voters.


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