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Child's condition improving after Lake Placid school bus crash

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Florida Highway Patrol reports that two students were airlifted to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries. A tractor trailer hit the school bus from behind and caused the bus to roll over on its side. The FHP said the bus also had its flashing lights activated to warn other drivers it was stopped. There were 29 middle and high school students on the bus. Read More »

UN Resolutions on North Korea Need to be Fully Implemented, Antonio Guterres

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Abe and Guterres are believed to have discussed the outcome of his dispatch during Thursday's meeting. A freak own goal by defender Ri Yong-Chol 25 minutes from time in Tokyo proved the difference in South Korea's 1-0 win which dashed any hopes the North had of winning the four-team biennial tournament that was first held in 2003. Read More »

Baby, 4, fighting for life after being stabbed

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Police were called to the lobby of a building near the Sherway Gardens mall this morning and found the baby and a man had been stabbed. Police had initially said the baby had been stabbed but now say the infant's injuries are not attributed to stab wounds. Read More »

Fatal gas plant explosion 'injures 18' and melts cars

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As traders scrambled to secure supplies and wholesale gas prices hit highs not seen since 2013, familiar questions about security of supply re-emerged. The situation is now under control, according to the fire service, and extinguishing is now under way. "This caused a spark, a gas leak and a fire". Read More »

Aadhaar case: Apex court order tomorrow

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The deadline to link the Aadhaar number with bank accounts has been extended by three months till March 31, the government announced on Wednesday, as the Supreme Court is set to commence hearing from Thursday on its mandatory linking to various schemes. Read More »

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen arrested

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Britain First leader Paul Golding and his deputy Jayda Fransen were detained in Belfast after attending a court hearing for Fransen. The arrest happened earlier this morning outside Laganside Court in the city. Ms Fransen spoke only once in the dock - to confirm she understood the charges against her. Fransen was then arrested after leaving the court over social media posts she allegedly made from Belfast on Wednesday, police said. Read More »

Najib in Istanbul for OIC extraordinary summit

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Senior Turkish officials welcomed the prime minister and the Pakistani delegation upon arrival. The OIC leaders will also explore ways to deal with the situation. "The question on every Muslim mind today would be whether we can rise above our differences, stand united and give hope to our people, or once again adopt declarations which cannot be translated into effective actions", the prime minister told the gathering of heads of state and government of more than 26 Islamic countries. Read More »

Israel stages airstrikes in Gaza Strip, response to rockets

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Another site in the al-Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, while forces targeted another in western Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. A picture taken on December 10, 2017 shows a tear gas cannister falling amdist Palestinian protesters during clashes with Israeli forces near the Israel-Gaza border east of the southern Gaza strip city of Khan Yunis. Read More »

Putin: US ignores Russian information on Syrian fighters travelling to Iraq

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Putin, whose approval ratings top 80 percent, is set to win an easy victory in the March 18 vote. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin spent all of the previous day preparing for his 13th such press conference. Independent analyst Evgeny Minchenko agreed, saying Syria was a "good pillar for Putin's image" - especially compared to the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan in the 1980s, which had disastrous effects for Moscow. Read More »

Accumulating snow possible tonight in Maryland

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Snow is expected to develop by 9 p.m. and could fall heavily for a time over night before diminishing between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. and ending around dawn. With snow still left from Saturday's storm, there will be more today during the morning commute. Forecast winds could be as high as 40 to 50 miles per hour, with gusts in the mountains up to 55 miles per hour. Read More »

Omarosa Manigault Newman says she quit White House job, wasn't fired

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After she resumed work with the administration, she gathered more adversaries who had labelled her a sellout. "Folks, this is huge", Colbert said earlier on the show. But there was plenty that left her stomach in a knot. It was her loyalty and friendship with Trump - something that was fostered during the 2016 campaign - that kept her there for longer than anyone expected, one source added. Read More »

Deadly Shabaab Attack on Somalia Police Academy

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Aamin Ambulance Director Abdukadir Abdirahman told Xinhua they had ferried 13 bodies to the city's Medina Hospital. The militant Islamist group al-Shabab has said it carried out the attack. African Command said. "Medical rescuers are still working on evacuating the casualties", Abdulle said. At the same time, Somalia could become a safe haven for militants linked to al Qaeda now in Yemen, the experts said. Read More »

Indigenously built Scorpene class submarine inducted in Indian navy

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Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines, was handed over by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL), and commissioned into the Navy in Mumbai . The first Kalvari, commissioned on December 8 1967, was also the first submarine of the Indian Navy. The second in the series of six submarines in this project, INS Khanderi is now undergoing sea trials and all the submarines are due to be inducted gradually into the Indian Navy by 2020. Read More »

Further weather warnings for snow, ice and wind

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It is expected to be a bright day for many, but will turn cloudier and windier in the west as the day goes on, with rain and hill snow later this afternoon. Connacht and North Ulster will be particularly badly affected. 'There will be quite strong winds in western areas and it's going to be cold today - in some places it will be 2C (36F) or 3C (37F). Read More »

High Voter Turnout in Lee County for Alabama's US Senate Special Election

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On 13 December 2017, a self-described "satire" site posted a story falsely reporting that black voters in Alabama had committed fraud by voting multiple times during a special election the night before, in which Democratic candidate Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a closely-watched and hotly-contested fight for the Senate seat left vacant by United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Read More »

Palestinian right to East Jerusalem as capital, Saudi king

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The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince also expressed his confidence in the role played by Saudi Arabia in this regard, under the leadership of King Salman in preserving the nation's issues and preserving its supreme interests, as well as its historic and solid positions on the conspiracies, terrorism and regional ambitions facing the region. Read More »

Once again, Grand Rapids police point guns at a Black child

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Police issued a statement Monday evening saying they detained the women and the girl because officers hadn't determined if they were suspects. "I didn't know what was going on", said Hodges. Body cam footage of the arrest, which resulted in the young girl screaming in fear, has set off an internal investigation within the department. More than 30 clergy members from different denominations gathered at Brown-Hutcherson Ministries in Grand Rapids Wednesday morning to address the December 6 ... Read More »

Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation

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Johnson had sexually assaulted a 17-year-old parishioner at the Heart of Fire Church in nearby Louisville, an evangelical church where he was bishop. The girl tells KyCIR he then proceeded to force himself on her, fondling her breasts and even going as far as to put his fingers into her vagina. Read More »

Ed Lee, San Francisco's first Asian-American mayor, dies at 65

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Tuesday night, she tweeted, "Mayor Ed Lee's death is a awful loss for the people of San Francisco ". Lee was appointed mayor in 2011 after Gavin Newsom became California's lieutenant-governor. "It is an enormously sad day for all of San Francisco ", said Rolfe, who recently returned from a monthslong sabbatical. Feinstein said Lee "was an excellent mayor of a great but sometimes challenging city". Read More »

PM Narendra Modi's mother votes in Gujarat election, prays for state's well-being

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The voting turnout. Hiraben, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , has cast her vote at a polling booth in Gandhinagar in the second phase of the Gujarat assembly election 2017. In the video statement uploaded on social media handles of the Congress, Manmohan Singh said that he was deeply hurt by PM Modi's allegations hinting at his collusion with Pakistani guests at the dinner hosted by Mani Shankar Aiyar . Read More »

Rahul Gandhi takes helm of India's Congress party

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A "deeply pained and anguished" former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi , accusing him of spreading "falsehood and canards" in a desperate bid to win the Gujarat election and asked him to "apologize to the nation". Read More »

Salvation Army packs food bags for Lincoln families

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According to a news release, the donation bin, which contained an undisclosed amount of cash, was taken Friday night. The Salvation Army got a big boost in helping make Christmas bright for many families in need today with the presentation of donations collected by local emery responders. Read More »