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by | January 27, 2019 | 05:16

Two other people were injured, at least one seriously. The helicopter was reportedly being used for heliskiing when it crashed. It is unclear if the passengers who died were on the plane, the helicopter, or both. Italy's mountain emergency service tweeted Friday that they were of French and Swiss nationality. A tourist plane was involved in the crash close to the Rutor glacier in the Aosta Valley, Italian newspaper La Repubblica reports.

by | January 27, 2019 | 05:10

The program, announced on Friday, will start at the border in San Diego. A migrant sits with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States , at the border in Tijuana, Mexico. Officials at shelters located in Tijuana, now filled to the brim with Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence, say they are unable to cope with the asylum seekers expected to be returned starting on Friday.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:46

The letter comes on the heels of an incident in Washington, D.C. this past weekend involving CovCath students. In his overtly partisan essay titled "Pro-Lifers Should Not Sport Slogans of President Who Denigrates and Endangers Immigrants", Bishop John Stowe, a Franciscan and pro-LGBT activist , said he was "ashamed that the actions of Kentucky Catholic high school students have become a contradiction of the very reverence for human life that the march is supposed to manifest".

by | January 27, 2019 | 02:56

Theriot, a suspect, was at large and was being sought by authorities. From that interview, authorities identified the couple's 21-year-old son, Dakota, as "our prime suspect in this case". Authorities in Livingston say Theriot is considered to be armed and risky. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said two people were shot to death in the city of Gonzalez.

by | January 27, 2019 | 02:54

Trudeau thanked McCallum for his service and specified that following McCallum's resignation Jim Nickel, the deputy head of mission in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, would represent Canada in China as charge d'affaires. A Chinese court also sentenced a Canadian to death in a sudden retrial of a drug case, overturning a 15-year prison term handed down earlier. McCallum's dismissal Saturday was too little too late for Scheer, who had called on Trudeau to fire the ambassador as early as ...

by | January 27, 2019 | 02:44

Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 17. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning areas including Marquette, Houghton and Ironwood, with four to nine inches of snow expected Thursday and an additional three to five inches possible on Friday .

by | January 27, 2019 | 01:47

What has played out in Venezuela and the world's media between supporters and opponents of the Maduro government played out face-to-face in the chamber of the UN's most powerful body, which has failed to take action on the Venezuelan crisis because of deep divisions, especially among the Security Council's five veto-wielding permanent members.

by | January 27, 2019 | 01:46

Secretary of State Mike Ertel resigned after this photo emerged of him wearing blackface at a Halloween party in 2005. The Tallahassee Democrat recently obtained the photos of Ertel dressed as a Hurricane Katrina survivor and showed them to Gov.

by | January 27, 2019 | 01:27

Louis prosecutor on Friday charged 29-year-old officer Nathaniel Hendren with involuntary manslaughter in the death of 24-year-old officer Katlyn Alix . No other details were immediately released, including the names of the officers or why they were at the same home when the shooting happened. Alix, who regularly worked with the two men and was "close" with them, the Post-Dispatch reported , soon joined the officers in the living room.

by | January 27, 2019 | 00:40

Pelosi had asked Trump to delay the speech until after the shutdown, but the White House tried to ignore the request, announcing Trump would move forward with the January 29 date. UPDATE: In response to Trump's letter, Pelosi remained obdurate. But Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen responded by assuring that DHS and Secret Service were "fully prepared to support and secure the State of the Union".

by | January 26, 2019 | 23:11

The president announced that if he can't get money for constructing a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, he'll declare a national emergency , something he's repeatedly threatened during the shutdown. The committee also wants to hear from a Pentagon civilian who has yet to be determined. He says a wall is necessary to prevent illegal immigration, human trafficking and drug smuggling.

by | January 26, 2019 | 21:55

President Donald Trump announced Friday afternoon a short-term spending plan that would re-open the government for three weeks and hopes Congress can find common ground on an immigration bill. I am relieved that President Trump and Senate Republicans are finally willing to do so. "Get the checks out now", said Tony Reardon, head of the National Treasury Employees Union.

by | January 26, 2019 | 21:44

But the focus of yesterday's news was on the imperiled state of the State of the Union, which isn't going to be delivered to Congress as scheduled. Trump denied Pelosi military transport for a trip overseas after she suggested he postpone the SOTU, citing "the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay", but First Lady Melania Trump reportedly used another military aircraft to fly to Florida just hours later for a weekend vacation.

by | January 26, 2019 | 20:26

Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, January 25, 2019, suspended the embattled CJN Walter Onnoghen and appointed Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed from Bauchi state in acting capacity. Britain's High Commission said the timing "risks affecting both domestic and global perceptions on the credibility of the forthcoming elections", while the US embassy called for issues raised by the suspension to be solved swiftly and peacefully.

by | January 26, 2019 | 20:00

Machinery was used for drilling and excavating next to a deep borehole as rescuers tried to reach the boy trapped near the town of Totalan in Malaga, Spain. Meanwhile, Julen's distraught parents and relatives maintained their vigil at the accident site. Rosella's death marks the second tragedy for his parents, Jose and Victoria, who lost their three-year-old son, Oliver, just two years ago.

by | January 26, 2019 | 15:25

The Afghan Taliban has named one of its co-founders as leader of its political office in Qatar , as part of a major reshuffle that comes as talks with the United States to end the 17-year war appear to gain momentum. It is pertinent to note that the Taliban has not responded to this call by Ambassador Khalilzad. The United States and the Taliban may have agreed on a plan for American troops to leave Afghanistan, sources privy to the development told VOA Saturday.

by | January 26, 2019 | 13:11

High temperatures will be in the low teens, but wind chills will stay below zero throughout the majority of the day. At this point, it looks like temperatures will be below zero from Monday night through Friday morning. At that level, any exposed skin will incur frostbite in only 10-15 minutes. This will at times be record setting and the coldest many people have ever experienced.

by | January 26, 2019 | 11:28

After Trump's announcement and at a joint press conference with Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Pelosi, who has said repeatedly she will not approve money for the border wall, said: "Have I not been clear?" But according to the Washington Post , Mr Trump is now prepared to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations on the border wall continue.

by | January 26, 2019 | 10:15

Jayme's image was plastered across the state, and her visage became known nationwide. ( Press Release ) - "On behalf of the entire Jennie-O and Hormel Foods family, we are overjoyed at the news of Jayme's safe return", said Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer at Hormel Foods.

by | January 26, 2019 | 09:54

From police and witness accounts, he entered the bank about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday when the five women were alone. Bank employee Jessica Eileen Noreen Montague, 31, of Avon Park, Florida , was also killed in the shooting , said the Highlands County Sheriff's Office.