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World Media Pilot completes missing Oklahoma doctor's mission of rescuing dog
Author: 0 Pilot completes missing Oklahoma doctor's mission of rescuing dog

While the Coast Guard is using a C-130 to search the Gulf, officials said the type of Cirrus aircraft they are hopeful to find is equipped with a parachute system a pilot can use in an emergency. Gia Fowler works with a rescue group out of Las Vegas. By Wednesday evening, the Coast Guard got a report saying the pilot was unresponsive, likely due to lack of oxygen.

World Media Erdogan takes Rouhani's side on Iran unrest
Author: 0 Erdogan takes Rouhani's side on Iran unrest

The government's main challenge is to find a way to suppress the protests without provoking more anger as demonstrators attack police stations, banks and mosques. A US official told Reuters earlier on Tuesday that USA intelligence officials think the protests have little chance of toppling the government. The protests have inspired a number of tweets by President Donald Trump, expressing support for the demonstrators and condemning the "corrupt and brutal Iranian regime".

World Media We're not going to ban Donald Trump
Author: 0 We're not going to ban Donald Trump

It said such a move would also not silence a world leader, but it "would certainly hamper necessary discussion around their words and actions". An activist group in San Francisco is calling out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for being "complicit" in President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr.

World Media Grassley, Graham call for investigation into
Author: 0 Grassley, Graham call for investigation into "Trump dossier" author

The Justice Department and attorneys for Steele did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment. Dated Jan. 4, the letter indicates the senators passed attached a classified memo "related to certain communications between Christopher Steele and multiple USA news outlets regarding the so-called "Trump dossier" that Mr.

World Media Fire Destroys Home of Roy Moore Accuser in Alabama; Investigated as Arson
Author: 0 Fire Destroys Home of Roy Moore Accuser in Alabama; Investigated as Arson

According to the local Sheriff's Department, the "fire is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force". Johnson alleges that as she was leaving the meeting Moore "grabbed my behind". Tina Johnson , who accused Senate candidate Roy Moore previous year of grabbing her in his office in the early 1990s, lost her home in a fire this week.

World Media Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next?
Author: 0 Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next?

The Mega Millions grand prize is $418 million, with a cash value of $261 million before taxes. "It's the dreams, thinking what you could do with that money, imagining the possibilities", he said. I still play Mega Millions, but I have cut back on the number of tickets I buy because of the increase in cost. The odds of winning that prize from a single ticket are 1 in 292,201,338.

World Media China clamps down on North Korea trade as part of United Nations sanctions
Author: 0 China clamps down on North Korea trade as part of United Nations sanctions

The Republic of China (Taiwan) security team assessed the situation and issued a statement that strongly condemned the "military threats made by North- Korea". The district prosecutor's office in Taiwan's port city of Kaohsiung said they started investigating the company and its owner, identified by authorities only as 54 and with the surname Chen, last week after a South Korean media report linked a Taiwanese company to ships registered in Hong Kong.

World Media Twitter is trying to explain why it's not suspending Donald Trump's account
Author: 0 Twitter is trying to explain why it's not suspending Donald Trump's account

Trump's tweet carried an implied threat of military action- not an explicit statement of intent. A Facebook event for the protest accuses Dorsey of " endangering the world " and violating its own rules by not banning Trump after he tweeted that his nuclear button is "much bigger" and "more powerful" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's.

World Media Mandel drops out of Senate race
Author: 0 Mandel drops out of Senate race

Senate race", Mandel wrote. "This was a hard decision for us, but it's the right one", Mandel said. Businessman Mike Gibbons , who has never held office, is the only other Republican candidate now in the race. "Now is the time for Republicans to unite as one so we can defeat Sherrod Brown". Others could join the race if they move quickly before the February 7 filing deadline.

World Media Baltimore residents are resorting to GoFundMe to heat their freezing public schools
Author: 0 Baltimore residents are resorting to GoFundMe to heat their freezing public schools

On December 13 a year ago, WMAR reported on a series of tweets that showed a classroom with students wearing winter coats, acknowledging that parents had been complaining about the lack of heat in classrooms two weeks prior. "Yesterday I had frostbite", another chimed in. "Any good mother would take their children out of school", Chastity Spears, a parent, told a reporter.

World Media Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran
Author: 0 Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran "Destructive"

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned the demonstrations in Iran could escalate into full-blown conflict, drawing a comparison with Syria, Daily Mail reported on Friday. President Donald Trump who vowed to destroy North Korea if threatened, even as U.S. diplomats pushed for a diplomatic solution. For a new agenda item to be discussed at the Security Council, at least nine of the 15 council members must support holding the meeting.

World Media US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author
Author: 0 US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author

The senators' referral states: "Based on the information contained therein, we are respectfully referring Mr Steele to you for investigation of potential violations... "But as I would with any credible evidence of a crime unearthed in the course of our investigations, I feel obliged to pass that information along to the Justice Department for appropriate review".

Author: 0 White House says Gary Cohn isn't going anywhere - for now

How long will Republicans in Congress allow this farce to continue? While Trump's biting comments about Bannon on Wednesday amounted to his most significant criticism of the chief strategist he fired in August, Trump has a history of discarding and criticizing advisers, but then bringing them back into the fold.

Author: 0 Extreme cold has iguanas falling from trees in Florida

WPEC-TV posted images of another iguana on its back on a Palm Beach County road. The iguanas have a good chance of thawing out if you move them in the sun. "It's too cold for them to move", she said. The recent cold snap threatens to make them even more of a nuisance, with cold temperatures causing the cold-blooded animals to enter a state of sluggishness or unconscious hibernation.

World Media It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge
Author: 0 It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge

Lalu Prasad has been convicted in one of the cases of the fodder scam , wherein Rs 900 crore from the Bihar exchequer was siphoned off under the pretext of purchasing fodder for livestock, during the 1980s and 90s. Fifteen others, who were convicted in the scam, will also be sentenced today along with Lalu Prasad waited in the court. For the duration of the course of proceedings in the crowded courtroom, the judge told Prasad that he had read the latter's record and had alertness remained ...

World Media Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

The group frequently announces the launch of "ballistic missiles" at targets inside neighboring Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh-led military coalition fighting the rebels in Yemen in a statement said Saudi air defences intercepted the missile at around 0500 GMT, but reported no casualties.

Author: 0 In Florida, Criticism Of Trump Move To Expand Offshore Oil Drilling

A more recent reminder of the environmental perils came in 2015 when a ruptured oil pipeline near Refugio State Beach fouled some of the same coastline. "You walk on the beach and see oil in the sand and the water and washing up, and there's dead birds and dead fish", said Kristen Hislop, with the Environmental Defense Center, a Santa Barbara environmental group formed in response to the 1969 oil spill.

World Media San Diego US Attorney Backs Sessions' Pot Enforcement Policy
Author: 0 San Diego US Attorney Backs Sessions' Pot Enforcement Policy

Nor did Sessions say federal prosecutors should now go after the industry. Sessions drew a swift and angry response from Senator Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who said the AG was "trampling the will of the voters". Make no mistake: As we have told the Department of Justice ever since I-502 was passed in 2012, we will vigorously defend our state's law against undue federal infringement.

World Media Trump Poised to Announce Cuts to Pakistan Military Aid
Author: 0 Trump Poised to Announce Cuts to Pakistan Military Aid

In fact, this is where Trump's New Year stance on Pakistan actually comes from - the not-without-foundation conviction that the Pakistani state has an interest in supporting the Taliban , and some of the other Islamist militants the USA regards as terrorists.

World Media $445 million at stake for Mega Millions drawing tonight
Author: 0 $445 million at stake for Mega Millions drawing tonight

That would make it one of the largest lottery jackpots in USA history. Pennsylvania's largest Powerball prize was a $110.2 million cash-value jackpot claimed by a New Jersey couple in 2004. "We ask players to always play responsibly, no matter the jackpot level", said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko, noting that pooling ticket purchases with friends can be a fun way to play responsibly.

Author: 0 Strong stance helps spur talks about North Korea

The move comes after US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said there is evidence that North Korea is testing yet another nuclear weapon, once again in violation of UN sanctions. This year is a year of significance both for the north and the south of Korea as our people will celebrate the 70th birthday of the DPRK as a great auspicious event and there will be the Winter Olympic Games in the south.

World Media Leigh Corfman sues Judge Roy Moore
Author: 0 Leigh Corfman sues Judge Roy Moore

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Corfman requested a declaratory judgement of defamation, a public apology from Moore, and a court-enforced ban that would prevent him or the campaign from attacking her in the future. The lawsuit also cites several individuals in the Moore campaign who repeated his denials. But the accusations by Corfman and other women, along with Moore's extremist record, help derail his Senate ambitions.

World Media Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people
Author: 0 Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said 20 people were "killed and wounded", the local TOLO news agency put the number of fatalities at 15, citing the health ministry and Kabul police. Security in Kabul has been tightened since May 31 when a massive truck bomb ripped through the diplomatic quarter, killing some 150 people and wounding around 400 others - mostly civilians.

World Media 'Considerable Damage': N Korea Reportedly Hit Own City With Ballistic Missile
Author: 0 'Considerable Damage': N Korea Reportedly Hit Own City With Ballistic Missile

One of North Korea's test ballistic missiles previous year crashed in a city not far from Pyongyang, according to new findings by online news magazine The Diplomat . A new report reveals a missile fired by North Korean military past year actually hit one of the nation's own cities. North Korea spent much of 2017 touting the advancements made by its missile and nuclear weapons programs, much to the rest of the world's chagrin.

World Media Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Due To Winter Storm
Author: 0 Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Due To Winter Storm

Flights were suspended at New York's JFK due to strong winds and whiteout conditions. And Greyhound has cancelled service between several cities, including Boston, New York and Philadelphia. Port Authority grounded flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport until 7 a.m. Friday. That amount of diverted flights means carriers will have to relocate planes, find new crews and rebook passengers, Orsi said .

World Media S. African tourist killed in Egypt balloon crash, 12 injured
Author: 0 S. African tourist killed in Egypt balloon crash, 12 injured

Another 12 tourists who were on board were reported to not to be hurt. No details were immediately available on the nationalities of the victims. In 2016, 22 Chinese tourists suffered minor injuries in another balloon crash, which prompted the country to temporarily halt flights while it tightened safety measures.

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