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NY killer nanny sentenced to life in prison

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Yoselyn Ortega , 55, was found guilty on two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her brother, 2-year-old Leo Krim , in October 2012. Ortega said she wasn't feeling well but wasn't able to go to the doctor. In her opinion, the killer not only reached their goal, but in the end, ruined the lives of his family forever and he cursed himself. Read More »

AL chief slams 'immoral' USA embassy move to Jerusalem

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The Palestinians haven't "launched a single rocket or fired a gun", he said . As Jared shared today "While many Presidents before him have backed down from their pledge... "The Security Council must stand behind its resolutions and ensure they have meaning; otherwise, we risk undermining the credibility of the worldwide system", wrote Bolivia, China, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, France , Kazakhstan, Kuwait , the Netherlands, Peru and Sweden in the letter seen by Reuters. Read More »

Manchester City shot-stopper Ederson pens extension to 2025

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An estimated 100,000 Manchester City supporters filled the sun-kissed streets of the city to hail their team as they paraded the English Premier League trophy yesterday (May 14). You are a top human being, I will be in your debt forever so thank you very much, ' he said. Silva also expressed his gratitude to long-serving team-mate Yaya Toure, who is leaving City this summer. Read More »

Chinese plane windshield pops out mid-flight

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However, according to the website of Civil Aviation Administration of China's (CAAC) Southwest Regional Administration, the co-pilot and a cabin crew of the flight suffered minor injuries. "The windshield cracked suddenly and gave a huge bang". Pictures of the plane posted by users of the Chinese social media platform Weibo showed damaged controls and the missing cockpit window. Read More »

Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to reinstate death penalty to curb violence

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Governor Bruce Rauner is asking the Illinois General Assembly to reinstate the death penalty as part of an Amendatory Veto to a House Bill on Gun Reform. As opposed to "beyond a reasonable doubt", the proposal requires defendants to be found guilty "beyond any doubt". The administration of Republican President Donald Trump has instructed federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty in drug-related cases whenever it is "appropriate", to counter America's epidemic of opioid abuse. Read More »

Pennsylvanians set to go to polls for primaries on Tuesday

One of Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate seats is up for election this year. There's also a contested Republican primary for U.S. Senate , pitting retiring U.S. The victor will face travel agency co-owner Ernest Lemoncelli of Archbald, who is unopposed for the Republican nomination. 111TH STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: State Rep. Read More »

Oil Prices Steady Amid US Sanctions Against Iran

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In China, the world's biggest oil importer, refinery runs rose almost 12 percent in April compared with the same month a year ago, to around 12.06 million barrels per day, marking the second-highest level on record on a daily basis, data showed on Tuesday. Read More »

Iraq Elections Strengthen Victories against Terrorists: Iran

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Dozens of alliances ran for office, and months of negotiations are expected before any one alliance can pull together the 165 required seats. Nineveh is Iraq's second largest province after Baghdad, which went to a list organized by the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Read More »

Sports betting ruling good news for Catskill casino

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The ruling endorsed New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting and struck down a 1992 federal law that widely prohibited the practice, potentially adding a new line of business for many casinos and for betting technology providers such as Scientific Games and International Game Technology IGT.N . Read More »

Trump speech "silly and superficial", Iran's Supreme Leader says

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Trump's announcement about the Iran deal by saying his speech contained "over 10 lies", without elaborating on what they were. The protesters, mostly participants at weekly Friday Prayers, issued a statement in which they reiterated their loyalty to the Islamic Republic and its anti-imperialist ideals. Read More »

USA sends aircraft to bring back Col Joseph from Pakistan

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The officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to brief reporters. In what the Times described as retaliation, Pakistan placed travel restrictions on U.S. A USA military aircraft had been flown in from Afghanistan to spirit him away, but after a stand-off lasting several hours, during which he was briefly detained for questioning, it returned to Bagram airbase. Read More »

Footage from scene of Offaly light aircraft crash

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Two people, a man and a 7 year old boy, are reported to have been seriously injured when their plane came down after taking off from the Irish Parachute Club in Clonbullogue this afternoon. It is understood that the Air Accident Investigation Unit used digging machinery in an attempt to remove the aircraft from the bog because the impact of the crash had driven it into the ground. Read More »

Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal

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President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the deal on Tuesday, raising the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upsetting European allies and casting uncertainty over global oil supplies. The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights said Saturday that 11 Iranians were among the pro-regime fighters killed in strikes by Israel, which has vowed to prevent Iran gaining a military foothold in neighbouring Syria. Read More »

Israel marks opening of United States embassy in Jerusalem amid ongoing protests

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Ivanka Trump has landed in Israel for the inauguration of the US Jerusalem embassy on Monday, as protesters in Gaza prepare for a day of rallies along the frontier that are expected to be met with gunfire. Others in attendance on Monday will be Trump's special representative for worldwide negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. Read More »

Homeland chief berated, seen as close to quitting

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The Times reported two of them said Nielsen had drafted a resignation letter but had not submitted it. DHS spokesperson Tyler Houlton said the Times reporting that Nielsen had drafted a resignation letter and was close to resigning is false. Read More »

7 killed as blasts, gunfire rock Jalalabad

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At least six people were killed and almost 20 others were wounded in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city near the gate of the finance department. Attahullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said a suicide auto bomb exploded outside the building, which belongs to the provincial finance directorate. Read More »

US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers off Alaskan Coast

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Russia's state-run news agency TASS said the USA jets did not come within "100 metres" of the Russian aircraft. The Russian aircraft never entered US airspace, CNN reported , citing the statement. United States F-22's intercepted two Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers near Alaska on Friday. Russian Federation has increased its military presence in the area since it annexed Crimea in 2014. Read More »

Forecast: Dry Weather Continues, But Showers Start The Weekend

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Another round of showers and storms is expected late Monday afternoon into Monday night . Better chances of showers and storms show up for the afternoon and evening. Winds from the southeast will run between 10 to 15 knots, contributing to a moderate chop on the intracoastal waterway. Highs Monday will hover around 80 degrees. Read More »

Erdoğan congratulates new Malaysian PM on election win

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Earlier this week, Mr Najib's long-ruling Barisan. Mahathir also said Saturday that the future of jailed opposition leader Anwar, whose support in the opposition coalition helped oust Najib, would be determined by the party. Mr Najib denies any wrongdoing. Former PM Najib Razak and his wife have been blacklisted from leaving the country which he recently led, as he is accused of stealing $700 million from state funds. Read More »

Bomb Attacks Rock Three Indonesia Churches

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It added that Indonesian police have tightened security in Jakarta, Surabaya and other major cities following the attack. The official death toll climbed from an initial two killed and may include those who succumbed to injuries in hospital. Read More »

View from Away: The case for Gina Haspel as CIA director

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Senator Joe Donnelly from IN announced on Saturday that he would would to confirm Haspel to the role, following a meeting with her on Thursday to discuss her nomination that included the use of techniques like waterboarding during interrogation of terror suspects at a base she oversaw IN the early 2000s. Read More »

Iran does not want 'new tensions' in Mideast: Rouhani

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In Yemen, the war in its fourth year is seen as a proxy between Saudi Arabia and Iran and can be a place for Tehran to retaliate and increase pressure. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the strikes had removed any moral obligation Russian Federation had to withhold the missiles and Russia's Kommersant daily cited unnamed military sources as saying deliveries might begin imminently. Read More »

Worst Mass Shooting In Australia Since 1996: 7 Dead

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The other two adults found at the scene have yet to be identified, according to the Daily Mail Australia . Police are treating it as a murder-suicide and said they are not looking for any suspects. The ban was enforced through a gun confiscation scheme that included a mandatory buyback program. The neighbour's revelations came as the devastated family of the seven dead try to understand how it happened. Read More »

Malaysia's Mahathir says Anwar Ibrahim to get full pardon

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Malaysia's king has reportedly agreed to pardon the jailed politician. Mahathir said the king has indicated he was willing to grant a full pardon to Anwar immediately. He has maintained the charges were politically motivated. At 92, he is the world's oldest elected leader. "Mahathir has proven his tenacity, accepted past limitations, apologised and sacrificed his time and energy to raise the dignity of the people and the country", Anwar said. Read More »

Trump Thanks North Korea For 'Gracious' Pledge To Destroy Nuclear Site

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Guards and researchers will be withdrawn, and the area surrounding the test site will be closed. The isolated Asian nation, which had already pledged to begin dismantling the site this month, will invite journalists from China, Russia, the USA, the United Kingdom and South Korea to cover the event, KCNA said in the statement. Read More »