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Thomas Spota Charged With Obstructing Police Assault Investigation


Last year, Burke pleaded guilty to the brutal assault of a man who burglarized the police chief's vehicle, beating the victim while he was shackled to a piece of furniture in the interrogation room until he confessed. His next scheduled court appearance is December 1. Thomas Spota, Suffolk County District Attorney, has been accused by federal prosecutors of obstructing justice. Read More »

PM Modi, Tillerson discuss ways to step up cooperation to combat terrorism


United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Wednesday affirmed that India and US remain "natural allies", adding that Washington D.C. stands shoulder to shoulder with New Delhi against terror. The US official demanded that Pakistan must increase its efforts to eradicate militants and terrorists operating within the country, a telling message he delivered to the country's civil and military leadership. Read More »

Kim Jong-un congratulates Xi on re-election


The North Korea-Malaysia match was first scheduled to be held at the Kim Il-sung Stadium in Pyongyang on March 28. Defense lawyers requested the visit after video recordings of the women on airport closed-circuit television were screened in court. Read More »

USS Theodore Roosevelt Arrives in Asia-Pacific Region


The Aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and its accompanying strike group entered the 7th Fleet area of operations (AOO) on Monday, transferring its task force designation from the 5th fleet to the seventh. The joint carrier boarding by Jeong and Brooks was created to confirm the allies' solid combined defense readiness amid escalated tensions on the Korean Peninsula and to pat the backs of troops who participated in the latest exercise, according to the JCS. Read More »

$350 Million Theme Park Coming to the Hudson Valley


I can pledge to you that LEGOLAND New York will be a trusted and valued member of this community. Merlin Entertainment announced plans today to build a third LEGOLAND park in the United States, located in Goshen, New York. "If they can address maybe two lanes getting off the exit and two lanes out, without impacting local roads, that would go a long way". Legoland New York will open in 2020, to become the franchise's first park in the Northeast. Read More »

Deputy Breaks Into Home And Steals Old Man's Drugs


According to a probable cause affidavit, Rosoff's son was concerned about his father after Hurricane Irma slammed the region and asked for officers on September 12 to do a welfare check. They went on to say more medication was found in his patrol vehicle. "This misconduct was reported, investigated and subsequently determined to be criminal in nature, resulting in the charges". Read More »

UNCTAD for collective efforts on consumer protection from Asia


On Wednesday, the Centre had told the Supreme Court that it has extended the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail benefits of government schemes to March 31, 2018. "The government prioritizing consumer protection is in line with our resolve of New India . The focus is on consumer empowerment and ensuring that the consumer faces no difficulties". Read More »

Mega Millions Announces Ticket Price Increase


In the past two years, the Powerball jackpot has topped $200 million nine times while Mega Millions jackpot has topped $200-million just three times. The extra cost will help raise the jackpots even higher, enticing more people to play. It'll soon cost you more to buy a ticket, but the good news is the jackpots will be much larger than before. The drawing for the Rolling Cash 5 is each night at 7:35 p.m. Read More »

Body Found in Wooded Area Confirmed to be Missing Woman Theresa Lockhart


Portage police said they received a call for a welfare check on May 20 for Theresa Lockhart, who had not reported to work that day. Investigators say Christopher Lockhart hanged himself in his basement Tuesday. It is with tremendous sadness and a heavy heart that Schoolcraft Community Schools acknowledges the passing of Theresa Lockhart. Lockhart reportedly wouldn't allow the police to search the home he shared with his wife - leading police to serve him with a search warrant on June 7. Read More »

Dozens killed in Indonesia fireworks factory blaze

All of the victims were employees of the fireworks factory in Tangerang, just southwest of the Indonesian capital, fire official Oni Sahroni told Metro TV. The fire broke out at 9 a.m. local time (0200GMT), Yuwono said, adding the PT. Panca Buana Cahaya Sukses factory had started operating only about two months ago. Read More »

Akash, Arshi, Bandgi, Vikas win luxury budget task


Puneesh and Bandgi Kalra already have been doing the same, haven't they? While playing the task Puneesh Sharma used very low standard abusive words to Hina Khan which really upsets her. They call each other "friends" but Arshi wouldn't budge from her well-researched hypothesis. They said that it's very hard for them to see a sad Hina in Bigg Boss and, also added that she is not used to such kind of a brash environment. Read More »

On damage control mode, Yogi visits Taj


To make matters worse, a few days later Sangeet Som, a BJP leader called the Taj a blot on Indian culture and history built by a traitor. Interestingly, he is the first BJP CM of Uttar Pradesh to tour the monument built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Read More »

Dog shot dead after woman fatally mauled in ACT


AFP Forensic Services and ACT Policing Criminal Investigations are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident. It is understood that the dog had latched on to her partner's leg at approximately 4am at her home in Watson. Read More »

John Kelly is not living up to Marine Corps values


Since retired Gen. John Kelly became White House chief of staff, news outlets have portrayed him as the disciplinarian sent to impose order over an unruly President Donald Trump . " A video of Congresswoman Wilson's comments on that day has been released, and it provides indisputable proof that she never made any of the statements of which General Kelly falsely accused her ", the statement said. Read More »

One killed, deputy injured in Kiev blast

Photos taken at the scene show a devastated vehicle and motorbike, with victims being helped in ambulances. Prominent Ukranian political analyst Vitaliy Bala, who was with Mosiychuk for the interview, was also injured. Mosiychuk's press service said on Facebook: "There was an attempt on the life of Ihor Mosiychuk, a direct explosion when he was coming out of the building of Expreso TV6". Read More »

Mamata Banerjee: TMC to view November 8 as 'Black Day'


Banerjee said that the BJP government has ensured that no one could raise voice against it. Speaking at an extended core committee meeting of Trinamool Congress, Mamata Banerjee said that her telecom service provider can discontinue her connection, but she won't link her mobile number with Aadhaar. Read More »

Baghdad dismisses Kurd offer to freeze independence vote


The council later specified in a tweet that it was referring to the border town of Rabia - where Hashd and Kurdish Peshmerga have previously clashed. "It is a fact that a war between the two sides will not have a victor". People in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq voted to secede on September 25 in a referendum, amid rising tensions and global opposition. Read More »

Labour suspends MP after homophobic comments


O'Mara's suspension means he loses membership of the parliamentary party and will no longer be sent party voting instructions - known in British parliamentary language as " losing the whip ". On the Drowned in Sound music website in 2004, Mr O'Mara said: "Girls Aloud - I advise you to sack Sarah and the remaining four members (Nicola, Cheryl, Nadine and Kimberley) come have an orgy with me". Read More »

Accountability court issues Nawaz's arrest warrants

Accountability Court on Thursday has issued bailable arrest warrant for ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Azizia Steel Mills and offshore companies references against him. Sharif was disqualified as a member of the National Assembly through a verdict of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on July 28, the petition said. The Islamabad-based court wrapped up the first hearing in the Sharif family's London flats case after grilling the former leader's guranteer about his absence from the hearing, ... Read More »

Nikki Haley and the terrible dilemma posed by South Sudan


South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, has been embroiled in a major conflict since December 2013, after clashes between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and the country's former deputy president, Riek Machar, spiraled into an all-out civil war. Read More »

New details revealed in California mom's disappearance


Jackson said one of the angles detectives pursued was Papini's alleged relationship with a "male acquaintance from MI". Papini told investigators that she otherwise avoided looking the women in the face so that they wouldn't beat her, Jackson said. Read More »

Easybeats guitarist and AC/DC producer George Young dies at 70


Young co-wrote and produced some of Australia's best known rock hits, including the Easybeats' " Friday On My Mind ", John Paul Young's " Love Is In the Air " and Stevie Wright's three-part epic " Evie ". After the Easybeats broke up, Young and Vanda continued their songwriting partnership. He also produced 2000's Stiff Upper Lip . Young and Vanda teamed up to record their own music in the 1970s as Flash and the Pan. Read More »

Metallica to Play Benefit for California Wildfire Victims


Band Together Bay Area has already amassed a whopping $6.5 million, with $1.5 million already going to Community Foundation Sonoma, Napa Valley Community Foundation, as well as North Bay Fire Relief . Fans who can't attend can make a donation directly to Tipping Point here or the Metallica All Within My Hands Foundation . Tickets for the Band Together Bay Area Benefit Concert are $49.50-$199.50 and go on public sale Friday, October 27 at 10:00 and ... Read More »