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6 protesters acquitted of rioting, related charges stemming from Inauguration Day

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The defendants were in a large group that police encircled (or " kettled ") and arrested en masse in downtown D.C. on January 20, just before Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Those felony rioting charges had been dropped, but the defendants were still facing misdemeanor charges for alleged rioting and destruction of property. Lire la suite »

Toys R Us future in doubt

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The company has until Thursday to find £9 million to put into its pension pot or the state-backed Pension Protection Fund will refuse to approve the toy seller's restructuring plan. As a result, the planned rescue deal for the majority of stores - called a company voluntary agreement (CVA) - may not go ahead. In September, Toys R Us' US division filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, having amassed £3.6 billion in debt. Lire la suite »

How an Apple Watch with EKG Heart Monitor Will Work

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On the Apple Watch, the EKG monitor would be activated by squeezing the Watch's frame with two fingers. Apple Watch now works with an FDA-approved EKG reader in the form of a smart band (seen above) that is sold separately and requires an annual subscription to work, but building the function into the watch directly would make EKG readers accessible to more people. Lire la suite »

Will stand firm against corruption: Jacob Thomas

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During the previous Congress government, he was moved out of anti-graft agency Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau in 2014, while investigating high-profile cases involving Congress leaders. Thomas is also facing departmental action for writing an autobiography titled Sravukalku Oppam Neenthumbol (Swimming with Sharks), which has dramatic revelations on major political events and politicians.After its soft launch, the government appointed a three-member team to check whether he violated ... Lire la suite »

Vers un nouveau blâme de l'ONU contre Trump — Jérusalem

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L'Assemblée générale de l'ONU a adopté mardi une résolution réaffirmant le droit du peuple palestinien à l'autodétermination et à la création d'un Etat palestinien indépendant. Il souligne que cet épineux statut doit faire partie d'un accord de paix final entre Israéliens et Palestiniens, ces derniers voulant établir à Jérusalem-Est la capitale de l'Etat auquel ils aspirent. Lire la suite »

Corker on media: I have empathy for Trump now

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The so-called "Corker kickback" was a moniker given to a late addition to the tax bill that was passed by the Senate late Tuesday and by the House on Wednesday describe as a " real estate-friendly inclusion ". "The whole goal of tax reform is to eliminate tax breaks to simplify the tax code and reduce rates", said Marc Goldwein, senior vice president for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget in Washington. Lire la suite »

Six bodies hanging from a bridge in Mexico

In a separate statement, the prosecutors said two further bodies were found on a third bridge near the airport. The bodies were spread across three bridges, two on each, the local prosecutor said. The governor of the state of Baja California Sur, Carlos Mendoza Davis, said that authorities were investigating the incidents near Los Cabos. On Tuesday, authorities in the northern state of Chihuahua said 12 people were killed in clashes between armed groups. Lire la suite »

19 killed by air strikes in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

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The Syrian conflict began when the Baath regime, in power since 1963 and led by President Bashar al-Assad, responded with military force to peaceful protests demanding democratic reforms during the Arab Spring wave of uprisings, triggering an armed rebellion fuelled by mass defections from the Syrian army. Lire la suite »

Budget Hole Expected for Next Year

Oklahoma legislators are now in their second special session this year and at least weeks away from fully funding a $215 million shortfall triggered by the loss of cigarette fee revenue that was struck down by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Fallin is urging the Legislature to increase some recurring sources of revenue. She also pointed to almost $300 million in new obligations the state will face in next year's budget, including the loss of federal funding for the state's medical teaching ... Lire la suite »

PK Dhumal For Himachal Top Job? Decision Likely In Key Meet Today

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They too are speculating on probable names and finally conclude, "Only the top two (Modi and Shah) know the names of the chosen persons and the same would be passed off to the lead observer at an appropriate time during the process of consultation with the MLAs or after the consultation process is over". Lire la suite »

800 Palestiniens manifestent contre la reconnaissance de Jérusalem — Cisjordanie

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En raison de ces affrontements, l'armée a annoncé que le point de passage de Qalandiya, le plus important de Cisjordanie, a été fermé. Environ un millier de personnes ont manifesté au checkpoint de Qalandiya, entre Al-Qods et Ramallah, en Cisjordanie occupée, nombre d'entre eux jetant des cailloux sur les forces israéliennes, a constaté un photographe de l'AFP. Lire la suite »

Le PSG dévoile le programme du stage hivernal

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Mais le football ne sera pas le seul programme au rendez-vous. Sur place, Kylian Mbappé et ses coéquipiers effectueront un safari dans le désert, une session de pêche au harpon et la visite d'un musée . Notre équipe apprécie toujours de visiter le Qatar , découvrir sa culture, visiter ses différents sites et être témoin de l'évolution de son infrastructure et de ses activités touristiques depuis notre dernière visite. Lire la suite »

Acura RDX teased ahead of Detroit debut

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The inside, meanwhile, will follow on cues set out by the Precision Cockpit concept from the 2016 Los Angeles show . We'll bring you more on the 2019 RDX when it debuts next month. Inside, Acura says the RDX will get an entirely new interior inspired by the Precision Cockpit , a futuristic-looking, tech-heavy control concept. The exterior styling adapts the low, wide and sleek presence of the Precision Concept to an SUV, and features strong character lines that run along the entire ... Lire la suite »

Census shows there are 174422 Palestinians in Lebanon

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It sheds light on the living conditions of 174,422 Palestinian refugees, as well as another 18,601 Palestinians who fled the neighbouring conflict in Syria to camps in Lebanon. Ola Awad, head of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, who came from Ramallah for the launch of the census results, said they were "a real chance to change the life conditions of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon on all levels, and show the worldwide community the real picture of their suffering and the effects ... Lire la suite »

Flash flood watch for Cullman

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Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are possible through the night as rain continues. A flash flood watch is in effect for all of north Alabama until noon. Periods of rain are likely, and temperatures could very well fall from the 50s in the morning into the 40s by mid to late afternoon as winds veer around to the north. Lire la suite »

Honorary Heather Heyer Way dedicated

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Heyer, a 32-year-old Charlottesville resident, worked as a paralegal at the Miller Law Group. "We all here are doing what you called on us to do at the memorial service, which was to magnify Heather's voice and not let the terrorists silence it", Signer said to Bro. Lire la suite »

MSP trooper in deadly Detroit ATV crash faces murder charges

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Court records show Worthy will seek second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges against Bessner. Grimes crashed the ATV after being hit by the Taser and subsequently died. According to State Police, on August 26 of this year, troopers assigned to the MSP Metro South Post, Detroit Secure Cities Partnership attempted to stop Damon Grimes for recklessly driving his ATV 4-wheeler. Lire la suite »

Report Claims North Korea Preparing Anthrax Warheads

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It's a worrying development, but that might not be all. A day after the White House's national security strategy document mentioned that " North Korea is pursuing chemical and biological weapons which could also be delivered by missile", a report by the Japanese publication Ashai claimed that Pyongyang has tested missiles loaded with anthrax . Lire la suite »

USA life expectancy fell in 2016 as opioid overdoses surged: CDC

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The opioid crisis is having an impact on the life expectancy rate in the U.S. "If you look at the other developed countries in the world, they're not seeing this kind of thing". Opioid death rates continue to increase sharply in the United States, with a 28 percent rise in 2016. "This is going to take a good 10 to 20 years to really turn around", said Lembke. Lire la suite »

Apple admits to slowing older iPhones to save battery life

Apple is reportedly admitting to slowing down older iPhones , but the company says they have good reason to. John Poole, founder and president of software biz Primate Labs , on Monday published an analysis of iPhone 6s and 7 performance profiles, running various iOS versions, using his company's GeekBench software. Lire la suite »

Jerusalem: US Threats Will Not Change Other States' Stance - Turkish Official

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Emergency sessions of the General Assembly are rare, and Haley chose her Twitter account Tuesday to speak out. "We will take note of each and every vote on this issue", she wrote in the message seen by AFP . Trump had threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that voted in favor. The remaining 14 Security Council members voted in favor of the Egyptian-drafted resolution, including key USA allies such as Italy, Japan, Britain, France and Ukraine. Lire la suite »

La Mauritanie nomme un nouvel ambassadeur au Maroc, annoncent des médias locaux

Le nouvel ambassadeur a commencé sa carrière en 1993 comme professeur à la Faculté des sciences et techniques de l'Université de Nouakchott et professeur assistant à l'ENS de Rabat. La nomination intervient au moment où les relations entre les deux pays sont en dents de scie. Néanmoins, la reconnaissance par la Mauritanie de la prétendue république sahraouie (RASD) autoproclamée par le Polisario, constitue le point d'orgue de la crispation des rapports entre les deux voisins maghrébins. Lire la suite »