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California couple accused of starving, torturing children has ties to Tennessee

California couple accused of starving, torturing children has ties to Tennessee He also said they were severely malnourished. The accusations against their parents , David and Louise Turpin , are disturbing and detail torture , lewd acts, beatings and taunting the starving children with food. Inside the home, the new owner said she found something unusual. California investigators say three of the children rescued Sunday were found chained to furniture. [Full Article...]

Over to Senate as House passes stopgap measure

Over to Senate as House passes stopgap measure Congress has needed to extend current funding levels, while congressional leaders haggle over how much to raise spending on defense and domestic programs and whether to give protection from deportation to at least 690,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Could You Pass the Mental Test Trump Took?

Could You Pass the Mental Test Trump Took? Dr Jackson said: "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to do both". Trump , seeking to put to rest lingering questions about his mental fitness for office, asked his doctor to add a cognitive screening test to his first presidential medical exam - and also authorized Dr. [Full Article...]

Snow expected Tuesday into Wednesday

Snow expected Tuesday into Wednesday Temperatures will not be moving too far, from where they start on Wednesday and expect wind chill values to stay in the teens and 20's. Temperatures will begin warming up somewhat on Thursday and Friday with highs expected in the 40s and a high near 57 expected on Saturday . [Full Article...]

Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding'

Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding' The new defense strategy was written at the same time as the national security strategy that President Trump released in December, and flows from the president's vision of "peace through strength, " Colby said. The new strategy is "fit for our time", Mattis said. "This is not 1999, when some would say the US can do everything by itself", Colby said. The new National Defense Strategy describe... [Full Article...]

Russian teenager injures six classmates in school axe attack

Russian teenager injures six classmates in school axe attack He chopped off one of the victim's fingers, according to some reports. "The suspected teenager was detained", the statement said . According to preliminary information, in the morning of January 19 a 9th grade student of the school attacked students with an axe and then set fire to the school with an incendiary bottle. [Full Article...]

Olympian To Dr. Larry Nassar

Olympian To Dr. Larry Nassar The 54-year-old Nassar faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home. "Through this awful situation, the university has been perceived as tone deaf, unresponsive and insensitive to the victims", Breslin said."We understand the public's faith has been shaken". [Full Article...]

Australian Open: Federer glides into second round

Australian Open: Federer glides into second round Former world No 1 Angelique Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open victor, continued her resurgent run with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Anna-Lena Friedsam to extend her streak to 10 consecutive wins. "There are maybe 60 guys asking for stuff and I am one of those guys, yes", said the 19-time grand slam champion. "It's really tough on your feet to play in these conditions", she said. [Full Article...]

First black female assigned to International Space Station pulled from mission

First black female assigned to International Space Station pulled from mission Astronaut Jeanette Epps was supposed to travel to the International Space Station in early June. No explanation for the unexpected crew shuffle was given. African-Americans have visited the space station, but Epps would have been the first to live there. She included: "When individuals return from space, I perceive the amount they need to go once more". [Full Article...]

India successfully tests nuke missile

India successfully tests nuke missile Thursday's test involved a canister from a road-mobile launcher, giving the military the option of quickly transporting the missile to another place if necessary, according to the Times of India . The missile is so programmed that after reaching the peak of its trajectory it will turn towards Earth to continue its journey towards the intended target with an increased speed due to the attraction o... [Full Article...]

'We must question our views': Irish opposition leader backs abortion reform

'We must question our views': Irish opposition leader backs abortion reform He said he saw "the logic and the basic approach proposed by the Committee" but "wants to see proposals about how it might operate". The leader of Ireland's main opposition party said on Thursday that he had changed his views on Ireland's strict abortion laws and would support their removal, in a potentially significant intervention ahead of a referendum in the coming months. [Full Article...]

Elina Svitolina Beats 15-Year-Old Marta Kostyuk In Third Round

Elina Svitolina Beats 15-Year-Old Marta Kostyuk In Third Round All in all, Kostyuk certainly seemed to be on a hot streak, but the rising star was up against her fellow countrywoman, fourth seed Elina Svitolina , in the round of 32. The 14th seeds had a tougher time, rallying from a set down to overcome Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands and Alla Kudryavtseva of Russian Federation 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/2) in two hours, 24 minutes on Court 13. [Full Article...]

A Google App Finds Your Museum Doppelgänger

A Google App Finds Your Museum Doppelgänger The Google Arts & Culture app , which was originally released a couple years ago, offers users virtual tours of museums and a searchable database of other art-related content. Tap "get started", and you'll be guided through the process. But not in Texas. Google's app, one of many from the internet giant, is created to introduce the world to fine art, but a feature that's not prominently dis... [Full Article...]

France summit between May and Macron starts

France summit between May and Macron starts Hundreds of people continue to camp out in the northern French town, hoping to stow away on trucks heading to Britain, a destination seen as an El Dorado by some migrants from Afghanistan and parts of Africa. Child migrants seeking to escape Calais and come to Britain will have their claims processed within 25 days, after French President Emmanuel Macron persuaded Theresa May to adopt what h... [Full Article...]

Super blue blood moon prowls across the sky on January 31

Super blue blood moon prowls across the sky on January 31 So, what are a lunar eclipse , blue moon and supermoon? During totality, when the moon is fully in shadow, the moon's northern limb will pass just south of the center of the Earth's shadow, darkening the moon's northern half more than its southern half. [Full Article...]

BOOKER GOES NUCLEAR: Cory Compares DHS Secretary to NAZIS, Trump to HITLER

BOOKER GOES NUCLEAR: Cory Compares DHS Secretary to NAZIS, Trump to HITLER Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, asked at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing whether Mr. Trump used that word or a substantially similar word. "The conversation was very impassioned, I don't dispute that the President was using tough language, others in the room were also using tough language". [Full Article...]

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition launches next month

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition launches next month While Age of Empires II HD is available through Steam, it sounds like this re-release of the original will be a Windows Store-only affair. The completely new game will not be a remaster or remake. Thankfully, fans can dive into Definite Edition to hold themselves over. There are a lot of PC players out there who play exclusively through Steam, and I'm not sure that a fondness for Age of Empires... [Full Article...]

The Brexit Bill: (almost) nothing has changed (yet)

The Brexit Bill: (almost) nothing has changed (yet) British MPs gave the green light, on January 18, to a landmark Brexit Bill, after weeks of debate and a damaging government defeat, but the legislation now faces a battle in the House of Lords. Commenting on Wednesday night's vote, Brexit Secretary David Davis said: "We are pleased that the bill has successfully completed this stage of its passage through Parliament". [Full Article...]

Pope in Peru on three-day visit

Pope in Peru on three-day visit It all kicked off when the Pope got chatting to the stewards, and found out that they had actually been married in a civil ceremony back in 2010, but could not go through with their religious ceremony due to an natural disaster. The pope visited the city of Temuco on Wednesday as part of his trip through Chile and was on his way from Santiago to Iquique when he performed the ceremony. [Full Article...]

Trump Has 'Incredibly Good Genes,' White House Doctor Says

Trump Has 'Incredibly Good Genes,' White House Doctor Says Graham said there's enough will to solve both problems now, arguing there's no need to kick the can down the road. Jackson did note that the president "would benefit" from a diet lower in fat and carbohydrates and also more exercise. His blood pressure was 122 over 74. In general, patients with good or average memory forget one of the five words and can still be within the normal range, sa... [Full Article...]


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