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Virginia youth pastor accused of murdering his family on Thanksgiving

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Friends sent CBS 6 a photo of Jeanett and Christopher Gattis hugging and smiling for a picture at their 40th high school reunion a few months ago. Gattis faces three counts of first degree murder and three felony weapons-related charges, and he's slated to appear Monday in a Chesterfield County Court. Read More »

Five dead, including three children, after auto hits tree

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Five people, including three small children, have been tragically killed after a stolen auto crashed into a tree and collided with their vehicle. The crash happened in Stonegate Road, Meanwood, at about 10pm on Saturday night. Stonegate Road in Leeds remains closed. Anyone with any information is asked to call West Yorkshire Police. Detective Chief Inspector Jim Griffiths, who is leading the investigation, said: "This is clearly a tragic incident in which five young people have lost ... Read More »

Merkel rejects snap elections after failed talks

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Coalition talks broke down last weekend over migration and environmental policy, and though there is now renewed hope of an agreement, Germany finds itself in unusually choppy waters. However, Schulz softened the stance on Friday as he said his party was willing to hold talks with the Union. Although Mr Schulz painted the move to open talks as a response to Mr Steinmeier's appeal, he was facing the possibility of a leadership challenge over his refusal to open talks with Ms Merkel. Read More »

Humanitarian forces should unite to counter terrorism: PM on 'Mann Ki Baat'

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This is the 38th time Modi is speaking on the radio programme since he assumed office as the Prime Minister in 2014. The coordinated shooting and bombing attacks which began on November 26, 2008 and lasted until November 29 saw the terrorists attacking Mumbai's landmarks like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Oberoi Trident, the Taj Hotel, Leopold Cafe and Cama Hospital, among others. Read More »

North Korea replaces border guards following defection

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Security Council over its undeclared experiments with nuclear material but adopts a "chairman's statement " to express concern over Seoul's failure to report them. While relations between Cuba and the USA improved under Obama, Havana has come under increasing pressure since the inauguration of Donald Trump in January. Read More »

Labor ahead in Queensland poll, but may fall short of majority

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For what's happening in your electorate - head here. "You'd expect Labor to be in the box seat and the favorite to form government", said Zareh Ghazarian, a Melbourne-based political analyst at Monash University. "The Premier has not won a majority in her own right", said LNP's Nicholls, 52. "That (choice) is whether they want to continue with a stable, hardworking, decent government, or do they want to put that at risk with Tim Nicholls as Premier with Pauline Hanson", the premier told ... Read More »

1 child killed, 5 others injured after street shooting in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND- Six juveniles were shot on Cleveland's east side Friday night. Another 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy were shot in the leg. It happened at about 7:30 p.m. Police said there is no known motive for the shooting. According to the police chief, the suspects are also juveniles. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has additionally requested for people in general's assistance. Read More »

Bali volcano erupts again

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Authorities have kept Mt Aung's emergency status at level 3. Despite Indonesia's disaster management authorities saying it's safe to fly to the island, Qantas, Virgin, Dutch airline KLM and Jetstar have all cancelled flights. However, there has been no increase in seismic tremors from the volcano. The eruptions on Saturday and Tuesday were both relatively minor. The people living within 7.5 kilometres of the volcano were evacuated, said the volcanologist Gede Suantika, advising the ... Read More »

Putin signs 'foreign agent' media law

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The lower and upper houses of Russia's parliament approved the bill on November 15 and November 22, respectively. According to the senator, the law does not introduce censorship, but enshrines additional obligations for mass media outlets designated as foreign agents. Read More »

Russian Federation will send to search for the Argentine submarine ship "amber"

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The last contact with the sub was registered on November 15. Russian Federation on Thursday sent navy specialists and analysts to areas off the coast of Argentina to assist in the search. She told reporters that unlike a plane, 'the submarine does not have a black box. The Argentine navy, however, has not declared the 44 crew members dead. Read More »

USA may not close Palestinian mission in DC

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The chaos that ensued after the announcement, with the US unable for several days to explain if the office was truly closing and when, indicated it had caught much of the government off-guard. According to the source, the Palestinian side assured to American side the need to correct the legal status of the PLO mission in the United States, and not to return to the current situation, which keeps the status of the mission under the threat of renewing the license every six months, in the hope of ... Read More »

GES 2017 : All You Wanted to Know About Ivanka Trump's Hyderabad Visit!

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It appears that the continued frosty relationship between U.S. president Donald Trump and his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson , could take much of the sheen off Ivanka Trump's first high-profile event outside of America - the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be hosted by India in Hyderabad between November 28 and 30. Read More »

'Iran guards ready to help rebuild Syria, Hizbollah will not disarm'

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Saudi Arabia, which backs opposition forces in Syria, has accused Hezbollah of helping Houthi forces in Yemen and playing a role in a ballistic missile attack on the kingdom earlier this month. This week, in separate telephone calls, 39-year-old Mr Macron urged Iran's Hassan Rouhani and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to keep Lebanon "disassociated" with regional crisis. Read More »

Militants kill off-duty Army jawan in J&K

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According to reports, Dar had left home on Friday evening, and said he would return the next morning. Earlier in the month, the district president of BJP youth wing was killed by terrorists in Shopian. In a similar incident in May this year, another jawan identified as Ummer Fayaz was shot dead by about four terrorists in Shopian district. Half-an-hour before the funeral, Army and police officers passed by Dar's house, in separate vehicles, but did not halt. Read More »

Pakistan courts blast government over protest paralysis

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Dozens of protesters were arrested, he said , and hospitals reported dozens of people were being treated for injuries. The protesters are retaliating by hurling stones and bricks at the law enforcers. Citing the report, the judgment reveals the protesters did not obtain the requisite permission from the district administration for taking out a rally or staging a sit-in and repeatedly violated the promises made by them to disperse and to relocate to the designated protest area in Islamabad ... Read More »

Black Sea resort hotel blaze leaves 11 dead — Georgia fire

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Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia had left to Batumi immediately as the fire broke out in Leogrand Hotel last evening. The cause of the blaze, which took hours to extinguish, was not clear. She added no one was in a life-threatening condition. Officials said all the 20 contestants, who were reportedly staying in the hotel, were safe, the BBC reported. Read More »

[ALERT] S&P downgrades SA's local currency debt to 'junk' status

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Africa's most industrialised economy is on the brink of losing its investment-grade ranking on local currency debt from Moody's and S&P Global Ratings. The rand, which had been trading around R13.90 to the U.S. dollar before the announcement, immediately lost 25 cents, to trade at R14.15/$. S&P raised the outlook on both the foreign currency and local currency ratings to stable from negative. Read More »

May hails 'very positive' Brexit talks with Tusk

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European Council president Donald Tusk tweeted on Friday (24 November) that "Sufficient progress in Brexit talks at December's European Council is possible". "So I think it would have a huge impact on whether we would be able to bring around devolution this year to Northern Ireland and, as I understand, the election would have to take place before Christmas, so that means December would really be out in terms of the talks". Read More »

Here Is How President Trump Celebrates Thanksgiving This Year

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The U.S. military has distributed almost 100,000 pounds (some 45,000 kg) of turkey to feed deployed troops overseas for Thanksgiving, local media reported Thursday. "You saved a lot of people, and I just want to thank you on behalf of the whole country". "We have a country really starting to turn, and we want have a strong country", he said. Read More »

Tiger shot after roaming streets of Paris following circus escape

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Fuet said the tiger's body must be either taken back to the circus or to a clinic for an autopsy. They added that the big cat was "neutralised" by a member of circus staff around 1.2 miles from the Eiffel Tower. It is not yet clear how the tiger escaped. Earlier this week a French journalist had expressed concern at the tigers being kept in such cramped conditions. Read More »

Search continues for missing Jacksonville teen and grandmother

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Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Logan Mott is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or 911. Logan is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. A body was found buried in the home's backyard Friday afternoon, and authorities said they believed the body was that of French, but they wouldn't be able to confirm the victim's identity until an autopsy was completed. Read More »