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Authorities conducted a welfare check at the home and found the body of a woman. "Usually you hear it and it's somewhere else - and I'm glad that wasn't me and I was nowhere near it". KPLC reported he beat and strangled his then-girlfriend. "I mean at least find the kids safe, hopefully he drops them off somewhere", said Reid, who is father to three children.
  • LAPD makes arrest in Wichita

    LAPD makes arrest in Wichita "swatting" tragedy

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    As The Wichita Eagle reported, gamers on Twitter quickly began pointing to an argument over an online Call of Duty match , run using UMG Gaming's platform with $1.50 wager, as the starting point for the SWATting. It is also yet another example of the poor training and resulting police brutality that's endemic in the United States. She said he was unarmed and was not a gamer.
  • Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back

    Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back

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    Miffed Congress MLA didn't stop here and again tried to hit the lady constable but by then other people around interfered and stopped the slap-fest getting uglier. Kumari blamed mismanagement for the incident and accused the constable of misbehaving with her. In retaliation, the constable also slapped the MLA.
  • Frigid temps to continue through New Year

    Frigid temps to continue through New Year

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    The wind chill will range anywhere from -10 to -15 degrees. And New Year's Eve celebrations, if they are outside, could be below zero. A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values.
  • Football Celebrates Weah's Liberia Election Victory

    Football Celebrates Weah's Liberia Election Victory

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    The commission said 56 percent of the country's 2.2 million registered voters cast ballots in the runoff, which was contested twice in court amid claims of irregularities, with its original November 7 date delayed. The President of Senegal, Macky Sall, also congratulated Weah on Twitter and wished him "much success". At his party headquarters near the capital Monrovia, tears streamed down Mr Weah's face as he greeted supporters from a balcony.
  • James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB

    James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB

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    The first TD opened the scoring when he caught a 48-yard touchdown from quarterback Trace McSorley on the game's opening drive. Midway through the fourth quarter, Huskies running back Myles Gaskin broke through the line and sprinted 69 yards for the touchdown to make it a 35-28 game.
  • January 2018 Brings Super Moons, Blood Moon, Blue Moon

    January 2018 Brings Super Moons, Blood Moon, Blue Moon

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    A Blue Moon is when two full moons occur in the same month. The difference between a supermoon and a regular full moon isn't always easy to tell - though if you could put a supermoon next to a micromoon, a full moon that occurs when our satellite is at the part of its orbit furthest from Earth, you'd see the difference.
  • Hundreds Of Iranians Protest High Prices In Northeastern City Of Mashhad

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    Protesters also waved banners denouncing Iran's interference in the Arab region. The semiofficial Ilna news agency reported there were smaller protests in Neyshabour, Kashmar, Yazd, and Shahroud. Such mass protests without police permission are unusual in Iran and those taking part face arrest. Videos posted on social media showed some protesters in Mashhad chanting slogans including "Death to the dictator" and "Death to Rohani", with police using water cannons to push back the crowds.
  • Arctic blast hitting Highland Lakes hard this weekend

    Arctic blast hitting Highland Lakes hard this weekend

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    More importantly, in the wake of that front, the mercury will get knocked back down into the low-30s for New Year's Eve. On Friday , we find a weakening area of low pressure moving through the region, and that is why we're seeing more clouds than sunshine.
  • Colorado Rockies reportedly sign Wade Davis to three-year deal

    Colorado Rockies reportedly sign Wade Davis to three-year deal

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    Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Wade Davis (71) pitches in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals during game five of the 2017 NLDS playoff baseball series at Nationals Park. Instead, they've ended up with Davis as the back of their bullpen. The money going to Davis brings the sum of the Rockies offseason spendings to $114.5 million.
  • 9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack

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    Friday's attack took place as Egyptian Coptic Christians, who make up 10 percent of the country's 93 million population, brace to celebrate their Christmas on 7 January. No group immediately claims responsibility for the attack, the fourth to target Christians since December of the previous year, but it bears the hallmarks of the Islamic State group's local affiliate.
  • Brooklyn Man In Police Custody After Wife Found Dead

    Brooklyn Man In Police Custody After Wife Found Dead

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    The NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau has launched a probe into the suspended cops. NYPD officials said Wells suffered trauma to her body, specifically bruising on her neck. "It was definitely him, ' the woman said referring to Wells" husband. "These cops completely sh*tcanned the job", a New York Post source said. "An initial determination deemed this person's death to be suspicious and it is now being investigated", Deputy Chief Michael Kempfer said.
  • ISIS Claims Blasts in Kabul which Killed Dozens

    ISIS Claims Blasts in Kabul which Killed Dozens

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    The IS-linked Aamaq news agency said three bombs were used in the Thursday attack as well as a single suicide bomber who blew himself up inside the center. Afghan Journalist Safety Committee (AJSC), a watchdog to promote safety of journalists in the country, condemned the attack on Twitter. At least 40 people - reportedly including two children - have been killed after a suicide attack near a cultural center Afghanistan's capital.
  • Lottery Players Have Two Chances to Win $300 Million This Week

    Lottery Players Have Two Chances to Win $300 Million This Week

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    This is the largest Powerball jackpot since Chicopee resident Mavis Wanczyk brought home $758.7 million jackpot in August. The chance of winning a lesser prize is one in 25. Powerball is played in 44 states, and since each one has its own validity period, here is a list to find out the validity period to claim the prize in your state.
  • Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result

    Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result

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    Late Wednesday, Moore launched a last-minute legal challenge of the results, with his campaign citing "irregularities" in 20 precincts in Jefferson County, which it said were "enough to reverse the outcome of the election". He will takeover the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. In a brief statement, Moore stood by his claims that the election was fraudulent and said he had to fight Democrats and over $50 million in opposition spending from the Washington establishment.
  • Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead after heart attack

    Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead after heart attack

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    The oldest daughter of NY police chokehold victim Eric Garner has suffered "major brain damage" following a heart attack, her family says. The family is rallying around Garner, hoping she'll pull through. She soon became a prominent figure in the Black Lives Matter movement . Doctors said the pregnancy had put strain on her heart, which was found to be enlarged.
  • Weekend weather: Winter storm advisory calls for heavy snow

    Weekend weather: Winter storm advisory calls for heavy snow

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    The National Weather Service in Paducah issued a hazardous weather outlook indicating very cold air will remain in the region from Wednesday through New Year's Day, when wind chills are expected from zero to 10 below zero. In the state's north, low temperatures could be below zero. But, it could be worse. Across northern Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, mid-morning temperatures were in the negatives or single digits.
  • Kiev, pro-Russian separatists exchange hostages

    Kiev, pro-Russian separatists exchange hostages

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    Putin said on Tuesday that Russia meant to draft a UN Security Council resolution to this end, saying it would help resolve the problem in eastern Ukraine , though he also said preconditions would have to be met before any deployment. The exact number of prisoners exchanged is uncertain. But a recent escalation in hostilities has quashed hopes of an imminent end to the conflict , which is now the longest in Europe since the second world war .
  • Can you real estate tax before the new law kicks in?

    Can you real estate tax before the new law kicks in?

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    Hundreds of Floridians are asking if they can pay their property taxes early. "What I have told people is if you have received a bill for a 2018 property tax then certainly go ahead and pay it now". Some families, such as those who have paid off their homes, would maximize deductions one year and file the short form the next to take advantage of both methods.
  • Major Utah paper calls on Hatch to not seek re-election

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    Sen. Orrin Hatch is hitting back at a scathing Salt Lake Tribune editorial being spread far and wide online in which the paper's editorial board calls on the 83-year-old to retire at the end of his term. A spokesperson for the senator did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Once again, Hatch has moved to freeze the field to make it nigh unto impossible for any number of would-be senators to so much as mount a credible challenge.
  • British woman Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers

    British woman Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers

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    She wept as she appeared before a judge in handcuffs on Christmas morning and was suddenly handed a three-year sentence for the charge of drug smuggling, the report said . He added: "The evidence is pretty clear that she didn't know the drug was banned and she was taking it out there to help her boyfriend, who has come up with the evidence that he does suffer from a severe back problem".
  • Why do we decorate Christmas trees?

    Why do we decorate Christmas trees?

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    By combining forces with the Charlottesville Curb Side Pick-Up Program, the joint programs collected over 4200 trees a year ago, yielding approximately 201 cubic yards of mulch. The city of Aurora is offering several locations to drop off Christmas trees through January 8. Aurora asking everyone remove all nails, decorations and tree stands before recycling.
  • United States announces sanctions on two officials over North Korea's missile program

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    The sanctions by the Treasury Department mean that any assets the two men hold in the United States can be seized and that Americans are prohibited from dealing with them. In a phone call Tuesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his US counterpart, Rex Tillerson, that it is "necessary to move from the language of sanctions to the negotiating process as soon as possible", the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement, according to AFP.