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by | December 30, 2017 | 01:08

Kansas.com reported Friday morning that the initial call to police may have been a prank by an online gamer who was upset with a fellow gamer . And it isn't known what cause the officer to shoot him on sight. Authorities are investigating whether a deadly police shooting in Wichita stemmed from someone making up a false report to get a SWAT team to descend upon a home in a practice known as "swatting".

by | December 30, 2017 | 00:39

According to McKinney police, around 2:45 a.m. Friday, they were contacted by the Greenville Police Department regarding a capital murder warrant for Craig in connection with the homicide. Both Craig and passenger Cameron Castillo were taken into custody without incident. Craig is facing murder charges in the death. While they were investigating, a 7-year-old child was brought to the emergency room at Hunt Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound.

by | December 30, 2017 | 00:39

Rowell said he had to leave the Congress because of the ill-treatment meted out to him and his constituency by the Congress leadership in the state, including chief minister Mukul Sangma and PCC president D.D. How can you say that NPP is BJP and BJP is NPP? Such an eventuality will also take the BJP's tally of state governments under its control to an unprecedented 20, making Prime Minister Narendra Modi appear even more invincible at the hustings than he now looks like.

by | December 30, 2017 | 00:38

Last year, more than 62,000 people participated on guided hikes that covered more than 114,000 miles on 1,300 hikes across the country. Get more information at 507-312-2308. on January 1, 2018, and is organized by NYS Parks, the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, with Wendy and Gary Cremeens and the 5K Chili Challenge.

by | December 30, 2017 | 00:33

News of the golden handshake comes a month after 93-year-old Mugabe was pushed from power following the country's military taking control of the country. Mugabe and Grace are also entitled to diplomatic passports and private, first class worldwide air travel up - to a maximum of four trips per year. Chiwenga, who stopped Mugabe's 37-year rule was Thursday sworn in as one of the country's two vice presidents.

by | December 30, 2017 | 00:23

They are now each serving a two-month prison sentence under a colonial-era aircraft law, but all four still face further charges for importing the drone. The duo face up to 14 years in prison and met their families on Wednesday for the first time since being arrested during a meeting with police in Yangon on December 12.

by | December 30, 2017 | 00:16

A temporary increase in claims doesn't change our growing, dynamic economy. In Barton County, the November rate was 3.3 percent, a tick upward from 2.8 in October, but down.9 percent from November 2016. "Kansas now has the largest number of people employed on record", said state Labor Secretary Lana Gordon. From November a year ago the number of employed residents was up by 2,038 from 116,612.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:43

During their phone conversation earlier in December, US President Donald Trump called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to help solve the North Korean nuclear issue. Tillerson's rhetoric appears to have been reflected in USA policy as well. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the department's finance-related sanctions will be "targeting leaders of North Korea's ballistic missile programmes".

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:42

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG ) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $132.63.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:38

Tsai made the comments during a year-end press conference held for the first time at Taiwan's weapons research and development facility, the Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology. She promised that defense spending would rise gradually and steadily within a reasonable range. Taiwan's defence ministry warned in a white paper this week that China's military threat was growing by the day, with the Chinese air force carrying out 16 rounds of exercises close to Taiwan over the past year ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:35

The hour-long rally took place the day the victor was set to be drawn from a bowl in Richmond, but that has been delayed by the court battle. As other Democrats rage against what they say was an unfair recount that led to a tied House of Delegates election, Gov.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:33

Like really, really cold. However, the Department of Canadian Heritage and the office of Heritage Minister Melanie Joly are not responding to questions about whether the party planned on Parliament Hill will also be moved or cancelled. "Given Environment Canada's extreme cold warning and due to public health and safety concerns... programming for the Canada 150 closing events on Parliament Hill for December 30th and 31st has been modified", a spokesperson for the Department of Canadian ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:26

Often hard nosed, hard driving, implacable, often criticized for her lack of soft-touch sympathy for her own people, Margaret Thatcher earned her nickname, the "Iron Lady", in many ways and at many times. But Mrs Thatcher's private secretary, Clive Whitmore replied: "She has commented that she is not taking a panda with her - 'Pandas and politicians are not happy omens!"' The pandas are not named, but the British panda is believed to be Chia-Chia, who arrived in the United Kingdom in 1974, ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:18

Despite the apparent move to liberalisation, police in Tehran a year ago announced plans to deploy 7,000 male and female officers for a new plainclothes division to enforce the dress code. Younger and more liberal-minded women have long pushed the boundaries of the official dress code, wearing loose headscarves that do not fully cover their hair and painting their nails, drawing the ire of conservatives.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:21

Among the changes is the addition of an expert watching games from a central location with the authority to alert sideline medical teams to look into an incident. But Savage was allowed to re-enter the game after being checked on the sideline. "I think we handled it the way it was supposed to be handled", Texans coach Bill O'Brien said.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:15

Those wounded include two women in critical condition, he added. One of the assailants was shot dead, while the other fled, according to initial reports . The violence centered on the Mari Mina Church, in the city of Helwan on the southern outskirts of Cairo , east of the Nile River. Earlier this week, Egypt's Ministry of Defense said that it's mobilizing part of the armed forces to help provide security for Christmas celebrations.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:10

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by | December 29, 2017 | 23:09

Symes told Spectrum News that she is now raising Isaiah, who has been staying with her for two months. "I'm scared to go to the corner store", Smith told reporters Thursday. Police responded to the building on Second Avenue in Troy, a city eight miles northeast of Albany, about 12:50 p.m. A close friend of Mells (who had dwarfism), Dria Hector, said, "She was a little person but her heart was bigger than she was".

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:07

Many Iranians now say they agree with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's repeated warnings the US can't be trusted. Similar protests were reportedly held in the western provinces of Kermanshah and Lorestan on Friday. The anger on the Iranian streets is fueled by the rise in the prices of many commodities, including eggs, by 30 to 40 percent over the past few days.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:09

IN now holds the record for Powerball jackpot winners with 39. In February, a Hoosier won the $435.3 million Powerball jackpot. They spent more than $80 billion on them in 2016. It also raised the price of a single ticket to $2. Mega Millions, drawing Friday night, sits at $306 million, while Saturday night's Powerball drawing is at $384 million.