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Video Shows Arrest of 93-Year-Old Florida Woman Video Shows Arrest of 93-Year-Old Florida Woman
- December 16, 2017

When authorities tried to arrest her she reportedly refused to get her belongings, intentionally slid out of her chair and onto the floor then resisted when officers tried to pick her up. Fitzgerald claims that she tried to pay rent in October but the center refused to take her money. Franklin House , the independent living facility where Fitzgerald was residing, said she didn't pay her rent for three months and was evicted. (more...)
Metro Detroit Weather: Winter Storm Warning in effect Metro Detroit Weather: Winter Storm Warning in effect
- December 15, 2017

We had a steady snowfall overnight, but as the day goes on the snow will taper off to snow showers. This afternoon, expect increasing clouds with a high temperature near 29. Both Head and Walker said the area could see a coating to an inch of snow in some areas. Thousands of cars were stranded for hours. In an effort to prevent commuting nightmares, the National Weather Service is testing a new product called the "Potential Winter Commuting Hazard". (more...)
Facebook agrees to pay millions more in tax Facebook agrees to pay millions more in tax
- December 15, 2017

Social Media giant Facebook will change its tax structure meaning instead of recording all advertising revenue through its worldwide headquarters in Dublin , Ireland it will be recorded by tis local companies in those countries. Ireland has now opened an account for Apple to deposit the money in, though both it and Apple have appeals against the decision. The largely symbolic gesture follows claims that global multinationals have been exploiting their scale to bypass national ... (more...)
Penn State Beaver Campus Shooting Leaves 2 Dead Penn State Beaver Campus Shooting Leaves 2 Dead
- December 14, 2017

Students were asked to avoid the area, and the campus is closed until further notice. A man was the shooter, according to our sources, who fatally shot a woman. A lot of screaming in the parking lot area. Penn State officials say the incident has been contained and there is no threat at this time. The officer heard shots fired in the parking lot. (more...)
For second time, part of United States military chopper falls to Japan school For second time, part of United States military chopper falls to Japan school
- December 14, 2017

Japanese officials said a boy was injured in Okinawa on Wednesday when a metal window frame fell from a USA military helicopter, the second such incident in the past week on the southern island. "It is unforgivable that it dropped in the middle of the playground", Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga said in response. "The children are the ones that we have to protect the most". (more...)
NYC Bomber a Beneficiary of Chain Migration and the Visa Lottery Program NYC Bomber a Beneficiary of Chain Migration and the Visa Lottery Program
- December 14, 2017

The time has come for the legal immigration system of the United States to be thoroughly checked after it was revealed that the Bangladeshi man who allegedly carried out a terrorist attack in New York City on Monday was admitted into the USA though chain migration , Rep. (more...)
Geminid meteor shower tonight will be year's best, NASA says Geminid meteor shower tonight will be year's best, NASA says
- December 14, 2017

The show will reach its peak tonight, December 13 through early the next morning. "There are meteor showers, but they are not always great", said Kristen Marshall Mattson of Night Skies Over Beaufort County. this evening, bringing low-level clouds. You can also follow the Geminid meteors on NASA's All Sky Fireball network page right here. The best viewing conditions in the country will be across the southern and western USA, where not many clouds are expected. (more...)
Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza explosion Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza explosion
- December 14, 2017

The four were rushed to nearby Shifa medical center for treatment. Palestinians in the coastal territory have fired both rockets and mortar rounds into Israel over the past week amid anger over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. (more...)
Ameerul found guilty in Perumbavoor murder case Ameerul found guilty in Perumbavoor murder case
- December 13, 2017

The Court had filed charges of murder, rape, wrongful confinement and trespass against Ameer. Ameerul was not convicted on charges of causing disappearance of evidence or charges under the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. In the early phase of the investigation, the Kerala Police had questioned about 2,000 people in this case and some 20 of them were subjected to DNA tests. (more...)
LaMelo & LiAngelo Ball Are Close To Signing Deal In Lithuania LaMelo & LiAngelo Ball Are Close To Signing Deal In Lithuania
- December 13, 2017

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball's move to Lithuania has drawn both negative and positive reactions . According to Woj , the brothers will see most of their playing time in the Baltic League, and there are plenty of reasons to think that Vytautas is primarily signing the two teens for marketing reasons. (more...)
Lake effect snow expected tonight Lake effect snow expected tonight
- December 13, 2017

Snow continues to push through Metro Detroit, bringing advisories, more snow throughout the week and wind chills below zero during the day on Tuesday. Keep in mind that although you may not have snow in your area at one moment, you will likely see some later in the morning and afternoon. The heaviest snow is expected between I-69 and I-94.* WHEN.From late Wednesday morning into Wednesday night. (more...)
Salah's next goal will cost Liverpool €1.5 million Salah's next goal will cost Liverpool €1.5 million
- December 13, 2017

At worldwide level, Salah was the key protagonist as Egypt reached the final of the Africa Cup of Nations where they were beaten by Cameroon. Salah, who arrived on Merseyside this summer from Roma , is Liverpool's most expensive signing ever and also probably the buy of the summer. (more...)
2-magnitude quake hits southeastern Iran 2-magnitude quake hits southeastern Iran
- December 12, 2017

The epicentre of the quake was close to the city of Hejdak. Iranian state TV says a 6-magnitude quake has jolted a western region near the border with Iraq. It says the quake's depth was 10 kilometers, or 6.2 miles. Over the years, the natural disaster killed thousands and just in one month, Iran has jolted with two unsafe earthquakes. (more...)
Israeli Army Attacks Hamas Positions After 'Rockets Launched From Gaza' Israeli Army Attacks Hamas Positions After 'Rockets Launched From Gaza'
- December 12, 2017

According to Palestinian Ma'an News agency, sources close to Islamic Jihad said that the two men - Hussein Ghazi Hussein Nasrallah and Mustafa Sultan - were part of the group's armed sing, Saraya al-Quds, and had been working for its northern brigade's engineering unit. (more...)
Doubts about Washington hinder North Korea deal: Lavrov Doubts about Washington hinder North Korea deal: Lavrov
- December 11, 2017

The UN Security Council has hit the isolated and impoverished country with a package of sanctions over its increasingly powerful missile and nuclear tests, which have rattled Washington and its regional allies South Korea and Japan. Feltman, the UN's under secretary general for political affairs, visited the country just after the United States and South Korea launched their biggest ever joint air exercise. (more...)
Vistara Molestation: Actress And Her Mother Refused To File Complaint, Alleges Airlines Vistara Molestation: Actress And Her Mother Refused To File Complaint, Alleges Airlines
- December 11, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti reacted to the incident, saying she was appalled by what happened to Zaira. The incident came to light when Zaira shared the ordeal she had to go through en route Mumbai by an Air Vistara flight in an Instagram story. (more...)
USA warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks USA warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks
- December 11, 2017

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed global condemnation of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Friday, According to the Palestinian Authority's Wafa news outlet. The Arab League's spokesman Mahmoud Afify said on Saturday that the Arab League (AL) called on the USA administration to reverse its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (more...)
IDF Issues Warning After Gaza Rocket Fire Strikes Israeli Kindergarten IDF Issues Warning After Gaza Rocket Fire Strikes Israeli Kindergarten
- December 11, 2017

The tunnel had electricity and other amenities, such as ventilation and communications equipment, suggesting that it was a significant tunnel for Hamas, the IDF also said in a statement. Nevertheless, the IDF stated that it "holds Hamas responsible for the hostile activity perpetrated against Israel from the Gaza Strip". Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the tunnels were an unacceptable threat and that Israel would invest "every resource" to stop them. (more...)
World Human Rights Day being observed today World Human Rights Day being observed today
- December 11, 2017

We talk about human rights as every individual has rights. The United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights , which has been accepted virtually by all countries while they incorporated it into their laws and legal obligations. (more...)
UNM Rallies in Support of Mikheil Saakashvili UNM Rallies in Support of Mikheil Saakashvili
- December 10, 2017

Saakashvili dramatically escaped from a security service van on Tuesday after it was swarmed by hundreds of supporters angered at his detention. The politician's latest detention followed a failed attempt by police to recapture him in a raid on the camp on Wednesday, which led to violent clashes with protesters. (more...)