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by | December 14, 2018 | 09:29

It has since cleared. The VP reported that seven locations in Norfolk alone had been shut down due to emailed bomb threats , plus others in neighboring cities like Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach. Bomb threats in Calgary, Winnipeg , across B.C. and Sask. The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said they are aware of the threats and are working with law enforcement to provide assistance.

by | December 14, 2018 | 08:30

The caller claimed to be hiding outside with a gun. Officials near Denver, Colorado are urging parents to not come and get their children following a multi-school lockdown. Schools sent out emails to parents to let them know the procedure for picking up their students. The schools that are on the lockout status are in the "Columbine, Chatfield, & Dakota Ridge areas" according to a tweet from Jeffco Public Schools , and that includes Columbine High.

by | December 14, 2018 | 08:28

The Journal reports that Manhattan-based prosecutors are in the "early stages" of a criminal investigation into how the record sum for such a presidential inauguration was used, as well as whether huge donations were made in return for easy access to the Trump administration as it entered power.

by | December 14, 2018 | 06:54

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina has admitted in federal court that she had worked with a Russian contact to infiltrate American politics. Appearing before Judge Tanya Chutkan , she admitted to conspiring to work with Alexander Torshin , a former deputy governor of Russia's central bank, and two U.S.

by | December 14, 2018 | 06:29

According to her Facebook page , following the surgery, she was out of work for several weeks. Jessica Starr , Fox 2 in Detroit's meteorologist , has died tragically. Jessica Starr (middle) with colleagues Sherry Margolis and Roop Raj. "I'm sad she's gone, I was proud she was part of our program and years, teams, and kids have been hearing about her and that's not going to stop".

by | December 14, 2018 | 03:57

That's not the case. Heck, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russian operatives and Trump associates during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition is "getting closer and closer".

by | December 14, 2018 | 02:56

The embattled British Prime Minister met the German leader in Berlin as she embarked on a desperate mission to win concessions from European leaders in an effort to sell the deal to the UK Parliament. "I'm surprised because we had reached an agreement on the 25th of November" at the last EU summit, Juncker told the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, dubbing Brexit a "surprise guest" at this week's summit.

by | December 14, 2018 | 01:24

The train had been heading from Ankara to the central Turkish province of Konya and was not due to stop at Marsandiz. The high-speed train from the Turkish capital crashed into a locomotive on the same track on Thursday morning, Transport Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan said.

by | December 14, 2018 | 00:23

In his second dramatic appeal at the talks in Poland in the space of 10 days, Antonio Guterres told ministers and senior diplomats from nearly 200 countries they should consider the fate of future generations. The so-called High Ambition Coalition - which includes rich nations such as Germany and Canada as well as developing countries such as Mexico and Fiji - also backed the call to keep the average global temperature rise at 1.5 Celsius.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:26

Richard Grenell, the US ambassador to Germany, who is openly gay, noticed an omission in her apology. "Outrageous. This is totally unacceptable & deeply disturbing. Last year, the president tweeted that he once saw Brzezinski at his Florida club after a facelift and that she was "bleeding badly". The troubled "Megyn Kelly Today" was eventually canceled as a result.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:50

Many, over ten, are vying for and wanting the White House Chief of Staff position", Mr. Trump tweeted. Almost 18 months later, Mr Trump opted against an orderly succession plan for Mr Kelly, making a surprise announcement on the White House lawn that the retired general would be leaving by the end of the year.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:41

While authorities caution their findings are still inconclusive, they say the methods of the hackers, along with a variety of clues related to the hack, tend to suggest it was state-sponsored, which is yet another headache in the already fraught relations between the USA and China.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:44

Venezuela has welcomed the arrival of Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers as an opportunity to demonstrate its resolve to defend the nation against possible foreign military intervention, with the help of "friends" if need be. Venezuela and Russia have always been close allies and the arrival of the planes comes just days after President Maduro met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:42

In yet another instance of President Donald Trump battling the press and destroying Washington and American traditions, the annual White House Christmas Party for the press has been canceled. Meadows, a staunch Trump ally, had been a top contender for the position, and he had signaled his interest in recent days. A front-runner for the position has yet to publicly emerge, but Trump is reportedly considering others including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, ...

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:40

She reached the deal after U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan added a public defender to her legal team Friday. The US Justice Department said Butina entered the US on a student visa without officially disclosing the fact that she was acting as an agent of Russian government, as required by law.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:32

Anger over the backstop among Tory backbenchers and their Democratic Unionist Party allies was the main obstacle to Mrs May getting her Brexit deal through the House of Commons earlier this week. "Theresa May would be extremely happy if this was the last big vote she had to face on Brexit", Joe Owen from the Institute for Government told LBC.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:15

Israel's army said on Twitter that "a Palestinian opened fire at a bus stop killing 2 Israelis, severely injuring 1 & injuring others". Eli Bin, the head of Israel's Magen David Adom emergency services, confirmed to Israeli Army Radio that two people were killed in the shooting.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:08

In that grease vent on the roof they found a man trapped. The man, whom authorities have not identified, told firefighters he had been stuck in the slick vent for two days. "The man was covered in grease and oil and was trapped in such a condition that he could not move", Kelly explained. After the rescue, he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:02

The video was shot at a high-tech show for promising students in the city of Yaroslavl that opened Tuesday, featuring "Boris the Robot". State television channel Russia-24 featured the robot in a report from the forum, showing it performing onstage with two humans and impressively mimicking their movements.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:02

District Judge William H Pauley III on Wednesday rejected arguments by Cohen's lawyers that he should be spared jail because he co-operated in multiple federal investigations involving Trump. 'Cohen was guilty on many charges unrelated to me, but he plead to two campaign charges which were not criminal and of which he probably was not guilty even on a civil bases.