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Shirt, booster seat located during search for boy in Grand River

Our second, more significant, chance for rainfall will reach Greater Lafayette just after midnight Saturday morning. According to the National Weather Service, flooding in Lowell is expected to be the third largest in the city's history. [Full Article...]

Mark Cuban Fined $600000 For Tanking Comments

Mark Cuban Fined $600000 For Tanking Comments Cuban's comments on tanking were not completely different from what he said at the end of last season. Purposefully losing, also known as tanking, has been a strategy reportedly attempted by teams in the past to acquire higher draft picks in the following year's draft for better up-and-coming talent, though it's heavily looked down upon by league officials. [Full Article...]

2nd Amendment, tax cuts at risk if Democrats take power

2nd Amendment, tax cuts at risk if Democrats take power The president also took credit for ending "the war on American energy". " You knew damn well I was a snake before you took me in ", Trump crescendoed at the end of his reading, to applause. "Remember when I first started running - I started running and people said are you sure he's a conservative". That segued into a recitation of " The Snake " - a controversial campaign-trail classic where he... [Full Article...]

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case Det. The remains of Soroush Mahmudi, 50, who was reported missing by his family in 2015, were also officially identified by authorities on Friday. Idsinga said investigators anticipate further charges to be laid, noting they are looking for connections between McArthur and several outstanding murders and missing persons cases. [Full Article...]

Irfan, Sangakkara fashion Multan win on PSL debut

Irfan, Sangakkara fashion Multan win on PSL debut However, the army's emphasis on sending the cricketers to UAE as part of "PSL" is apparently to avoid any controversy since Pakistan is also part of the Saudi-led 41-nation counter terrorism alliance. Following a countdown to the big launch, the event officially began with the national anthem of Pakistan. Moments later, singer and actor Ali Zafar took the centre stage and entertained the crowd w... [Full Article...]

Patrick Brown A No-Show At Queen's Park

Patrick Brown A No-Show At Queen's Park The festivities Saturday get underway at 1 p.m. Patrick Brown stepped down from his position late last month amid sexual misconduct allegations, which he has repeatedly and categorically denied. "Our membership has gone from 12,000, and whether it's 145,000 or 180,000 or 200,000, it's still the largest we have ever been". An internal audit ordered by Fedeli following Brown's resignation found 13... [Full Article...]

Viral school threat spurs fears of attack at Slidell high schools

Viral school threat spurs fears of attack at Slidell high schools The Woodlan student's threat had been taken down from the social media site before she saw it, Kelly said, so she doesn't know the specific language used. Authorities in Sarasota are alerting the public that a social media threat circulating through the city indicating a shooting at "SHS" is not a local threat. [Full Article...]

KKK Membership Is Decreasing, As White Supremacists Flock To Neo-Nazi Groups Instead

KKK Membership Is Decreasing, As White Supremacists Flock To Neo-Nazi Groups Instead The SPLC says the number of black nationalist groups jumped from 193 to 223 in 2017. Operations can include activities such as criminal acts, marches, rallies, speeches, meetings, leafleting or publishing. "When you consider that only days into 2018, Trump called African countries 's-holes, ' it's clear he's not changing his tune". Dawud Walid, the MI executive director of the Council on Ame... [Full Article...]

Opera House construction in Riyadh announced

Opera House construction in Riyadh announced It says it wants to capture up to a quarter of the $20 billion now spent overseas by Saudis seeking entertainment abroad, lifting a ban on cinemas and putting on shows by Western artists. "We will invest 240 billion [Saudi] riyals over 10 years", Ahmed al-Khateeb, head of the General Entertainment Authority , said, adding that the amount will come from both the government and investors. [Full Article...]

Venezuela Launches Petro: Will It Suffer the Same Fate as the Bolívar?

Venezuela Launches Petro: Will It Suffer the Same Fate as the Bolívar? Venezuela's Constituent Assembly voted to bring presidential elections forward in late January. The cryptocurrency was created in an effort to circumvent the financial sanctions against Venezuela, the USA and the European Union. Last week the Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Superintendent Carlos Vargas said they were hoping to attract investors from Qatar, Turkey, the Middle East, Europe and the U... [Full Article...]

MPs send Brexit 'suggestions' to Theresa May

MPs send Brexit 'suggestions' to Theresa May The leaked plans say there are "only a small number of areas" where the two sides disagree. In their letter, Tory Eurosceptics including former ministers Priti Patel and Iain Duncan Smith warned the United Kingdom must have full control over laws after Brexit and must not become a "rule taker". [Full Article...]

Syrian ambassador slams Turkey's operation in Afrin as 'blatant violation of sovereignty'

Syrian ambassador slams Turkey's operation in Afrin as 'blatant violation of sovereignty' Turkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risks to soldiers in combat. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist oppression and cruelty. [Full Article...]

U.S. vows investigation into deadly Syria attack involving Russian mercenaries

U.S. vows investigation into deadly Syria attack involving Russian mercenaries Dozens of Russian and CIS citizens were hurt in a recent skirmish in Syria and some were killed but these were not Russian troops, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. Relatives of the dead are demanding to know what happened. The Russian Foreign Ministry admitted today that "dozens" of Russian nationals had died in the American airstrike in Syria as a Russian mercenary-led force att... [Full Article...]

Spain's de Guindos named European Central Bank VP

Spain's de Guindos named European Central Bank VP ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet's mandate runs until May 31, 2019, while ECB President Mario Draghi is due to leave office on October 31, 2019. Central Bank Governor Philip Lane has been withdrawn from the race to become vice president of the European Central Bank . [Full Article...]

US Says 'Extremely Unlikely' Turkey Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds

US Says 'Extremely Unlikely' Turkey Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds Turkey has long protested against the U.S.'s partnership with the People's Protection Units (YPG), a Syrian Kurdish group linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), in the anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) coalition. The mainly Arab city is separated from Afrin by an enclave captured from IS by pro-Turkish rebels in a Turkish-led operation in 2016. The latest development coin... [Full Article...]

Ex-Cyclone Gita: Christchurch declares state of emergency

Ex-Cyclone Gita: Christchurch declares state of emergency Air New Zealand cancelled all flights into Wellington and four other airports through to midnight on Tuesday as roads were closed around the coastal town of Kaikoura and schools in the upper half of the South Island closed ahead of the storm's arrival. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. arrives in India to address "Reshaping Indo-Pacific Ties"

Trump Jr. arrives in India to address Are you invited?" read the full-page advert in Monday's Times of India . Another reads, "Trump is here". After he was elected president, Donald Trump executed a series of legal maneuvers to ensure that his ethical responsibilities wouldn't get in the way of his conflicts of interest. [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller Charges Lawyer with Lying to Special Counsel in Russia Probe

Robert Mueller Charges Lawyer with Lying to Special Counsel in Russia Probe Van Der Zwaan will admit that he wasn't truthful about his dealings with Rick Gates, Manafort's deputy, who is also charged and has been in negotiations about cooperating with prosecutors. The Justice Department had asked Skadden for information and documents related to its work for the Yanukovych government, the New York Times reported in September . [Full Article...]

British charity Oxfam probing 26 new cases of sexual misconduct: Chief

British charity Oxfam probing 26 new cases of sexual misconduct: Chief In the report, the charity said director of operations in Haiti, Roland Van Hauwermeiren , "admitted using prostitutes" at his Oxfam residence. Last week, Haitian president Jovenel Moise said sexual misconduct by staff of Oxfam was only the tip of an "iceberg" and called for investigations into Doctors Without Borders and other aid organisations which came to the country after the natural disas... [Full Article...]

Facebook to verify ads with postcards - yes, postcards - after Russian meddling

Facebook to verify ads with postcards - yes, postcards - after Russian meddling Mueller gave a description to promote the campaign of Republican nominee Donald Trump and sway opinion against his rival, Hillary Clinton from the Democratic Party. Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the Munich attendees about the U.S. charges: "So as long as we don't see facts, everything else is blabber". [Full Article...]


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