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by | January 28, 2018 | 00:50

They were bothfully clothed and wearing coats pulled down over their shoulders. There were no signs of forced entry anywhere around the home, Gomes said. She said she understood their concerns about the pace of the highly complex probe. Since then, investigators have been scouring the house, which was only released Friday morning to the family.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:26

Thursday and the man later died at the hospital, The Dallas Morning News reported. The Houston Chronicle reported that the unidentified victim was kidnapped from a home in Conroe Wednesday by two men with guns who forced their way inside.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:28

The water level in the river is expected to peak at around 6m (19ft 6in), which is at least 4m above its normal level. The Vigicrues flooding agency scaled back its peak predictions for the river in the capital, saying it will top out at 5.9m to 6m tomorrow evening at the earliest, compared with 6.2m previously.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:26

Industry groups are anxious this could slow the spread of renewable energy and force businesses to trim their workforces. US solar manufacturers may not have the capacity to step in and meet domestic demand, Greentech Media says . Those states are among the most cost sensitive and competitive electricity markets in the country - and are states where the remarkable drop in solar costs over the last decade had just recently made the economics of solar work.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:24

Although American commentators seem bewildered by Turkey's decision to defend itself against the rise of a terrorist organization in Syria, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has Ankara's back. On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to remove PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin. Regarding casualties, the SDF claims to have killed 308 Turkish soldiers and their allies, including four officers and hundreds of fighters of the Turkish-backed Syrian rebels.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:22

Vernon Madison was convicted [ cert. petition , PDF] in Alabama of murdering a police officer in 1985. Madison has been convicted three times in the shooting of Mobile Police Corporal Julius Schulte, back in April 1985. In another petition , also still pending before the Supreme Court, Madison's lawyers argue that putting Madison to death for a death sentence imposed by a judge when the jury had voted to sentence him to life is "arbitrary and capricious" now that the state eliminated the ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:49

Michigan State and USA Gymnastics are also defendants, accused of negligence. Skubick says more heads could roll, adding state Rep. Tom Leonard told him the entire board should resign . How is the Michigan State case different? She would then get her salary for the next year, and 75 percent of her salary for the next two years. In her statement to the court, Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis alludes to institutional failures that failed to stop Nassar.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:50

That trip got delayed amid fury over Trump's announcement that he will move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It is used by refugee agencies, particularly those affiliated with the United Nations, to pay for roads, schools, and other welfare in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, where Israeli blockades and other actions have forced the Palestinians to live in crushing poverty.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:48

A North Korean delegation of eight members led by Yun Yong-bok, the deputy director general of Pyongyang's sports ministry arrived in South Korea on Thursday morning. A parade putting columns of goose-stepping soldiers, tanks and new missiles on display would threaten to renew tensions that had ebbed after North Korea agreed during negotiations with the South to participate in the Olympics.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:44

Last year, Sessions revised the eligibility guidelines for Byrne criminal justice grants, requiring applicants to honor federal immigration detention requests, give immigration agents unfettered access to local jails, and comply with Section 1373.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:41

Azar said during his confirmation hearing that there's no single action the government can take to lower prices. The former Eli Lilly executive has caught some criticism that he is too cozy with the pharmaceutical industry, but has insisted he sees bringing down drug costs as a top priority.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:38

Masekela inspired generations of musicians in jazz and beyond and collaborated in recent years with South African house music DJ Black Coffee, who tweeted Tuesday: "I have no words". Masekela received three nominations at the 2017 Afrima Awards in the categories of Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa for his recent single Shango , Album of the Year for his recent album No Borders and for the Best Artiste in African Jazz.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:40

With its 30th anniversary approaching, " Murphy Brown " returns to a new world of cable news, social media, fake news and a very different political and cultural climate. The multi-camera half-hour comedy earned 62 Emmy nominations during its initial 10 year run on CBS. Candice Bergen , center, with Grant Shaud, left, Faith Ford, Charles Kimbrough and Joe Regalbuto.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:38

The Justice Department last month produced for reporters and Congress hundreds of text messages that Strzok and lawyer Lisa Page had traded before becoming part of the Mueller investigation. Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) sent a letter to FBI Director Chirstopher Wray regarding the missing texts. "Republicans condemn FBI officials for supposedly taking action during the presidential campaign to assist Clinton and harm Trump , but this ignores the plain ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:37

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday the immigration reform bill presented by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) have already introduced - which the White House called "completely dishonest" this week.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:37

The necessary safeguards for Rohingyas to return to Myanmar are absent, and there are ongoing restrictions on access for aid agencies, the media and other independent observers, the United Nations has warned, two months after Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed on a plan for the refugees' voluntary return to their homes.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:20

France , the USA and their allies want to press on with sanctions based on the findings of last year's expert inquiry, carried out in conjunction with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which found that the Syrian government had used sarin and chlorine gas against its own people.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:20

The director of the CIA Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that he briefed Donald Trump about Turkey's incursion into Syria, highlighting at the same time the importance of "bringing in Sunni partners" to fight terrorist groups in the war-ravaged country.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:22

According to News Limited, passengers and employees were injured when the train crashed just before 10am. Fire and Rescue NSW were assisting the SES and multiple ambulance crews at the scene. Witnesses described the incident as "insane". One caller to Sydney's 2GB radio who saw the crash said there was an "almighty bang". She was sitting down, six carriages back, when the train collided with the buffer stop and she was thrown from her seat, hitting her head in the fall.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:21

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office said it responded to the call before 8 a.m. "This is a trying time for our community and our school", Superintendent Lee Joffre said in a press conference. They said the teen boy was very upset about the breakup. Italy High School had 281 students a year ago, according to the Texas Tribune , with students enrolled from grades 6-12.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:22

Emergency and rescue services are limited at the park, and visitors entering onto federally owned land may do so at their own risk. Shaheryar Javed hoped to bring his family to Muir Woods on Sunday. A number of parks within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area have been closed due to the government shutdown , according to the National Park Service.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:18

Mr Graham said late on Sunday that he expected a "breakthrough" on the shutdown vote, but that "as long as Stephen Miller is in charge of negotiating on immigration, we're going nowhere". Kelly didn't respond to an interview request and Miller directed questions to the White House press office. "Never Trump" Republican strategist Rick Wilson wrote Sunday that "co-President Stephen Miller " placed "a Semtex charge under the tenuous DACA deal at the heart of this budget frenzy is a sign ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:20

In their complaint, the voters called gerrymandering "one of the greatest threats to American democracy" and argued the state's Republican legislators "dismantled Pennsylvania's existing congressional districts and stitched them back together with the goal of maximizing the political advantage of Republican voters and minimizing the representational rights of Democratic voters".

by | January 23, 2018 | 01:58

Trump has also received updates from staff and has spoken to aides about the impact of the shutdown . In 2014, after they voted for the Gang of Eight amnesty, five incumbent Democrats lost their seats, allowing the GOP to pick up nine seats and regain the majority.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:31

The snow is expected to hit Salt Lake and Tooele valleys as well as the Southern Wasatch Front, "with the heaviest amounts in southern Salt Lake and Utah counties", according to the alert. One takes the low a bit further north than the other, and places the heaviest snow northwest of Eau Claire with a longer period of wintry mix for Eau Claire and southeast, and the other further south placing Eau Claire and the central part of the Chippewa Valley in the heaviest snow.