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World Media Suspended Parkland Sheriff Claims 'This Is About Politics — SOUR GRAPES
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DeSantis , a Republican elected to the office in November and sworn in earlier this week, criticized the sheriff during his campaign and had signaled that he would have likely removed Israel from office. I will continue to do that. He vowed to defend his record in court and before the state Senate, which may hear his case. Rick Scott in February, urging him to suspend Israel for "incompetence and neglect of duty".

World Media Deputies agree historic name change for Macedonia
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Greece's prime minister has congratulated his Macedonian counterpart, Zoran Zaev, after Macedonia's parliament approved constitutional changes that fulfil its part of a deal to normalize relations with Greece. A New Democracy member allegedly revealed the personal mobile phone numbers of ANEL lawmakers. "The United States sees this as a historic opportunity to advance stability, security and prosperity throughout the region", Pompeo said in a statement released from Washington.

World Media PM warns of catastrophe if Brexit rejected
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The Cabinet ministers were speaking as MPs prepared for the third day of debate in the House of Commons ahead of next Tuesday's crunch vote, with Home Secretary Sajid Javid opening proceedings which are expected to be dominated by the issue of migration.

World Media Syria says Israel fired missiles toward Damascus, hit airport warehouse
Author: 0 Syria says Israel fired missiles toward Damascus, hit airport warehouse

It is believed the tunnels were allowing militants to sneak across the border and carry out attacks. "The latest strikes prove that we are determined to act against Iran in Syria", the premier said, according to Israeli radio Kan. Israel has called on the global community to impose tough sanctions on Hezbollah and act against the state within a state operation in Lebanon. The military said its forces would stay deployed along the border area to monitor for any other possible underground ...

World Media Video shows bus driver rescue baby alone on freeway overpass
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A Milwaukee bus driver went above the call of duty when she stopped to save an unlikely would-be passenger: a baby. She runs up to him, he stretches out his arms and she takes him into hers and darts back to the bus. The child was cold to the touch after spending time outside in the freezing temperatures. The baby girl was unharmed. Police said the girl had been left outside by her mother, who is thought to be suffering from a mental health crisis.

World Media Rape coma baby 'nearly died' at Hacienda Healthcare, police confirm
Author: 0 Rape coma baby 'nearly died' at Hacienda Healthcare, police confirm

Commenting for the first time on the investigation since the December 29 birth came to light, Phoenix police said they have not ruled out anyone and are still gathering DNA from all the facility's male employees. Let's hope the authorities catch the perpetrator so that justice can be served. Indeed, according to some reports, personnel at her facility did not even know she was pregnant.

World Media Who is Rahaf al-Qunun, why is her life in danger?
Author: 0 Who is Rahaf al-Qunun, why is her life in danger?

Rahaf al-Qunun has said she fears her family will kill her if she was forced to return home. Thai immigration chief Surachet Hakparn, speaking to journalists outside the Saudi Embassy after meeting with Saudi officials in Bangkok on Tuesday, said officials are concerned about Qunun's safety and well-being.

World Media Man charged for kidnapping teenager and killing parents
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She had been placed on the FBI's Missing Person's list on October 15 and was considered "endangered ". They arrested 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson on homicide and kidnapping charges. Smith wrote that the family faces a long road to recover from the ordeal. Jayme Closs is pictured with her aunt Jennifer in this undated photo posted to Facebook .

World Media Police release driver in fatal Ottawa bus crash without charges
Author: 0 Police release driver in fatal Ottawa bus crash without charges

Three people were killed and almost two dozen injured in a collision involving an OC Transpo double-decker bus at Westboro station Friday afternoon. Their names have not been released. Officials from Transport Canada and Ontario's Ministry of Transportation are also investigating. OC Transpo's latest performance report covering January to June 2018 showed that 269 buses mostly hit their stops on time, though less often than most other "Connexion" routes, which operate only during weekday ...

World Media Dozens of Seals Were Trapped Ashore in a City in Canada
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A seal is shown on a road in Roddickton, Nfld, .in a handout photo. Officers liaised with federal Fisheries officials to safely return the animal to "more isolated area on the peninsula, away from any community area". John's will fly over the area to assess the situation beyond the town once weather permits. A spokesperson for the RCMP said officers responded to a complaint Wednesday morning, and on arriving at the scene, they found employees from Department of Fisheries and Oceans ...

World Media Ex-Trump lawyer to testify publicly before U.S. Congress
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Trump himself has lashed out at Cohen , accusing him of being "weak" in working with Mueller in an effort to get a reduced sentence . Special Counsel spokesman Peter Carr declined to comment on Cohen's upcoming testimony before Congress , but Cummings told reporters outside an unrelated closed briefing on Thursday that his committee's questioning of Cohen will be limited to avoid publicly discussing sensitive portions of the Mueller probe.

World Media FBI probed whether Donald Trump secretly worked for Russia
Author: 0 FBI probed whether Donald Trump secretly worked for Russia

A report from the New York Times cites unnamed former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation. Real estate mogul Donald Trump checks out sites in Moscow, Russia , for luxury residential towers in 1996. Trump continues to insist that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and Russian Federation, while also dismissing the intelligence community's assertion that Russian Federation indeed interfered in the 2016 election.

World Media Democrat Gabbard says she will run for USA president in 2020
Author: 0 Democrat Gabbard says she will run for USA president in 2020

If elected, the 37-year-old lawmaker, who is known to surf the waters of her native Hawaii , would be the youngest president in USA history. Gabbard, 37, who stepped down as DNC vice chair in 2016 to support Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Party primaries, has drawn flak from her side of the aisle, largely over her stance on gay rights and the USA involvement in Syria.

World Media Saudi seeking asylum to be flown to Canada
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Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun's attempt to flee the ultra-conservative kingdom has been embraced by rights groups as a beacon of defiance against repression. "She needs to be protected from those who want to murder her, and should promptly be given asylum in Australia", the commentary said. "We are, as I've said, very concerned about his detention, very concerned about any potential for return of Mr.al-Araibi to Bahrain".

World Media Poland arrests Chinese businessman suspected of spying
Author: 0 Poland arrests Chinese businessman suspected of spying

The move is the latest setback for Huawei, which saw the arrest of the daughter of the firm's founder in Canada and United States efforts to blacklist the company internationally over security concerns. But unlike Meng, who was detained for possible extradition to the U.S., Wang is suspected of conducting espionage against Poland. The homes of both men, also in Warsaw, were also searched, according to agency spokesman Stanislaw Zaryn.

World Media Dems' Double Standards Exposed as Trump Visits Border Amid Shutdown
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The impasse between Congress and the White House appeared to hit another snag Wednesday when Trump walked out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders, calling the discussions a "total waste of time". "If this doesn't work out, probably I will do it". On Thursday, the president said he would declare a national emergency to compel funds for the wall if he couldn't make a deal with Democrats .

World Media Major winter storm eyes St. Louis region Friday through Sunday
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As we've talked about before with this setup, the exact track of the low is crucial, and any deviation north or south can change the whole look of this system! The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a winter weather advisory for Douglas County and other areas of northeast Kansas from 6 p.m.

World Media U.S. official says troop withdrawal from Syria has started
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President Donald Trump's decision to pull out American troops from Syria , a U.S. military official said Friday that the withdrawal process has begun, declining to comment on specific timetables or movements. Giving a subsequent speech about broader US policy in the Middle East at the American University in Cairo, Pompeo said "now is the time" to bring America's forces out of Syria.

World Media Jayme Closs, missing Wisconsin teen, found alive after nearly three months
Author: 0 Jayme Closs, missing Wisconsin teen, found alive after nearly three months

Jayme's school district held a "Gathering of Hope" for their missing student at a local high school on 22 October, while a funeral for the Closs parents was held on 27 October. Barron , a city of less 3 square miles, has a population of about 3,300. Barron, which has a population of around 645 people, is in a heavily forested region close to Lake Superior.

World Media Veselnitskaya Charged with Obstruction in Case Linked to Magnitsky
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The Kremlin-connected attorney allegedly colluded with Russian government officials in an attempt to subvert a USA civil money laundering action against her clients in 2014. "Veselnitskaya... represented Prevezon Holdings in a civil case in which the US attorney's office in Manhattan sought millions of dollars in forfeiture from the company and others", the Post reports .

World Media Hopes rise that DRC's elections are in home stretch
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His fellow opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi was declared the victor of the December vote by the electoral commission early Thursday morning. Congo's powerful Catholic Church has said it found a clear victor from data compiled by its 40,000 observers deployed to all polling stations.

World Media Australian police arrest man over suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates
Author: 0 Australian police arrest man over suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates

There was no ongoing threat to the general public, the AFP said . Police, who have recovered 29 of the parcels, said they would intercept the rest. "Today [Wednesday] we received communication from the diplomatic body here in Victoria that there are suspicious packets circulating and that we should contact the police if we've received something and we have contacted the police", Botsiou said, translated from Greek.

World Media California man arrested for stealing roommate's $10m lottery ticket
Author: 0 California man arrested for stealing roommate's $10m lottery ticket

Police and lottery officials began comparing notes and determined that Saosongyang had bought a similar Scratcher ticket , altered it, and swapped it with the winning ticket. On Monday, following a joint investigation of the District Lottery Office and the Vacaville Police Department , lottery's investigators invited Saosongyang to its office to collect his winnings.