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Sheriff says Jayme Closs found alive in Douglas Co

Sheriff says Jayme Closs found alive in Douglas Co Authorities announced Thursday evening that 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found in the Douglas County town of Gordon, Wis., about an hour north of her Barron, Wis., hometown. When police arrived they saw the door was kicked in and found Jayme's parents, 56-year-old James and 46-year-old Denise, dead inside with gunshot wounds. [Full Article...]

Alien contact? Mysteriously repeating radio signals captured by Canadian telescope

The astrophysical mysteries are thought to originate from far outside our Milky Way, but their source remains unclear. What do we know about the fast radio burst (FRB)? Take a deep breath, because here come some breathtaking numbers from the CHIME arXiv paper: "The computational challenge of the CHIME/FRB search is huge: The input data rate is 1.5PB/day, and the dedispersion transfor... [Full Article...]

Man Charged With Sending Dangerous Parcels To Embassies In Australia

Emergency services were called to French, Greek, Indian, Italian, New Zealand, Pakistani, South Korean, Spanish, Swiss and USA consulates in Melbourne on January 9. The packages were sent two days after an envelope containing powder was sent to the Argentinian consulate in Sydney . The powder, contained in clear plastic bags within an envelope, was subsequently deemed not risky. [Full Article...]

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4500 jobs in Brexit slump

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4500 jobs in Brexit slump The job losses were widely predicted, after the company revealed previous year it had to make significant cuts to stay in business. "In the last couple of decades, Ford of Europe has never really been sustainably profitable", Steven Armstrong, company vice-president and head of its operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa said in a conference call with reporters. [Full Article...]

Trump storms out of shutdown meeting with Democrats

Trump storms out of shutdown meeting with Democrats Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi of IL said the President's speech was "completely inconsistent with reality", arguing it's something he would expect to hear at a rally, not in the Oval Office. But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told fellow Democrats he will vote to block debate on the measure until McConnell agrees to take up House-passed bills to reopen the closed government depart... [Full Article...]

Second Man Charged With Capital Murder In Jazmine Barnes' Death

Second Man Charged With Capital Murder In Jazmine Barnes' Death The suspect was apprehended after an anonymous tip passed along by journalist and activist Shaun King implicated two men identified as "LW" and "EB" in the shooting . He's basically claiming his interest in the case had nothing to do with the early speculation that the shooter was white. Prosecutors say they found a 9mm handgun, believed to be the murder weapon, when they searched Black's hom... [Full Article...]

North West officials to visit school following alleged racism

North West officials to visit school following alleged racism Some black parents whose children have been refused admission to Laerskool Marble Hall say only black children have been placed on the waiting list. Whilst my office is 20mins away I sped to collect my child at an instance and remove her from the school immediately. [Full Article...]

Pompeo: 'If we have to, we will strike Syria'

Pompeo: 'If we have to, we will strike Syria' But Pompeo's effort at damage control was in part overshadowed by Bolton's rocky visit to Turkey, where he angered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by walking back Trump's off-the-cuff Syria policy. Erdogan is preparing for important local elections in two months. The talks have helped significantly decrease the violence gripping Syria by creating for de-escalation zone there. [Full Article...]

Man accused of stealing $10M lottery ticket from roommate

Man accused of stealing $10M lottery ticket from roommate Against the odds, the ticket was a victor. The victim suspected the ticket had been stolen by one of his roommates and reported the theft to the police department. "Once we saw that, it was clear what had happened", Polen said . But being told it was in the millions, he was also informed by officials that his ticket was not a victor and may have been altered. [Full Article...]

Felix Tshisekedi: Opposition leader named victor in DR Congo poll

Felix Tshisekedi: Opposition leader named victor in DR Congo poll The son of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's ( DRC ) veteran opposition leader has won the position that eluded his late father, Etienne, for decades - the African nation's presidency. The outgoing president succeeded his assassinated father in 2001 before winning elections in 2006 and again five years later. President Joseph Kabila is due to step down after 18 years in office. [Full Article...]

Theresa May tells MPs 'see you next Tuesday' as Brexit vote confirmed

Theresa May tells MPs 'see you next Tuesday' as Brexit vote confirmed Furthermore, it is expected that if and when Mrs May produces an alternative plan, the Speaker will again incur the wrath of Government ministers and loyal Tories by ruling that MPs can seek to amend the PM's new proposal, meaning that a range of options, including extending Article 50 and staging a People's Vote, could be put forward. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un's motorcade heads out on day 2 of China trip

Kim Jong Un's motorcade heads out on day 2 of China trip Kim met for one hour with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday - believed to be the North Korean leader's birthday - and the two later dined with their wives at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency . [Full Article...]

China denies offering 1MDB bailout to further ‘One Belt, One Road’ agenda

China denies offering 1MDB bailout to further ‘One Belt, One Road’ agenda Huge sums were purportedly looted from the Malaysian government fund in an audacious fraud, which allegedly involved former prime minister Najib Razak and contributed to his shock poll defeat in May 2018. The Chinese government information office didn't respond to requests for comment, the WSJ said, adding that China's foreign ministry has earlier denied that money in the program was used to hel... [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens to Halt Disaster Aid to California Fire Victims

Trump Threatens to Halt Disaster Aid to California Fire Victims President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has ordered FEMA to withhold funds from California's state government until officials there "get their act together" fighting forest fires. Jerry Brown described as a "big, big win" for California. Days after the Camp Fire began burning, Trump threatened to withhold federal payments to California, accusing the Golden State of "poor" forest manage... [Full Article...]

Norwegian billionaire's wife abducted, kidnappers demand $10M ransom for her life

Norwegian billionaire's wife abducted, kidnappers demand $10M ransom for her life In a statement, police said they had made the decision to make the case public despite threats from the kidnappers, in order to appeal for more information. There has been no evidence since she disappeared that Mrs Hagen is safe, police say. Mr Broeske declined to comment other than saying "the threats (in the note) were of a very serious character". [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein to Quit DOJ

Rod Rosenstein to Quit DOJ While a timetable for his departure is not set in stone, Barr could be confirmed as soon as the beginning of February. "I know the deputy attorney general has always planned to roughly stay around two years", Sanders told "Fox & Friends" co-hosts. [Full Article...]

Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he ‘stokes fear'

Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he ‘stokes fear' Pelosi, D-Calif., said Trump forced the shutdown due to "his obsession" with a costly, ineffective wall, which she recently called "immoral". "So sad. Trump also suggested that other people, including rich liberals, build walls "not because they hate the people outside but because they love the people inside". [Full Article...]

World's most powerful passport revealed as United Kingdom slips down the rankings

World's most powerful passport revealed as United Kingdom slips down the rankings As the country heads to the exit, possibly without a deal, their ability to travel visa-free to European Union countries could be compromised. South Korea edged up the ranking from October's index to join Singapore, offering access to 189 jurisdictions, thanks to a new visa-on-arrival agreement with India. [Full Article...]

Pro-Israel bill torpedoed by the usual list of suspects

The bill empowers "state and local governments in the United States to counter the anti-Israel boycott , divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement's discriminatory economic warfare against the Jewish state", a press release on Senator Rubio's website says . [Full Article...]

NASA's TESS Planet Hunting Satellite Discovers Third New Exoplanet

NASA's TESS Planet Hunting Satellite Discovers Third New Exoplanet The first two candidates - known as Pi Mensae c and LHS 3844b - were reported in September , and they've now taken their place as the first two confirmed planets on TESS' list. Volunteers re-examined the observation data, which is when they came across the new planet . They had noticed the same system and its two transits. [Full Article...]


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