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Body of missing Joliet toddler found in mother's home

Authorities in northern IL say the mother of the 1 ½-year-old girl whose body was found inside her home is refusing to talk to detectives and only reluctantly let them search the home hours after they asked. "When they arrived at the home they came across some kids outside playing with sticks", the department said in a Facebook post. According to Will County Chief Deputy Rick Ackerson, garbage was strewn throughout the house, and the house was in deplorable condition. Read More

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Turkish Opposition to Seek Referendum Annulment Even After Appeal Rejection

Turkish Opposition to Seek Referendum Annulment Even After Appeal Rejection

After hearing its appeal was rejected, Turkey's main opposition CHP party said it would challenge the referendum all the way to Turkey's Constitutional Court or to the European Court of Human Rights. "It would be better to have (a) face-to face meeting and take forward our relationship", Erdogan said. "The CHP will use all its democratic rights to ensure the referendum would rerun", party spokesperson Selin Sayek Boke said on Wednesday, private channel NTV reported. Read More

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Melania Trump's Birthday Suit is Navy Blue and Belted

Melania Trump's Birthday Suit is Navy Blue and Belted

Melania Trump has said she intends to fight cyber-bullying. On a odder note, Grisham also provided official comment on whether President Trump played the doting husband during his third wife's pregnancy. As a result, Republican strategist Cheri Jacobus called her out her alleged self-centeredness. "Of a very privileged, wealthy woman looking only at herself, who clearly has no thoughts or care for the people her husband has damaged, ruined, and traumatized by his cyberbullying". Read More

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Oversight Committee Finds No Evidence Flynn Reported Foreign Payments

Instead of producing them in the specified time frame, White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short sent a response on 19 April 2017 saying none of the documents requested would be released. Flynn served as a campaign adviser to Trump and then was named national security adviser of the new administration. But White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday called the committee's request for documents from the transition period "ridiculous", and he also said that everything ... Read More

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Roadside Bomb Kills 9 in Pakistan

Roadside Bomb Kills 9 in Pakistan

Fifteen people were killed Tuesday after a roadside bomb targeted a minibus in the Godar area of Kurram Agency. Jamaatul Ahrar, a splinter group of the outlawed Tehrik- e-Taliban Pakistan, had claimed responsibility for that bombing. The area has seen a series of attacks, including a vehicle bomb blast in March that left 24 people dead. Habibullah Khan adds from Miranshah: Two security officials were killed and seven others injured in two different incidents in North Waziristan on Tuesday, ... Read More

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Women's commission takes suo moto case against LDF minister MM Mani

Women's commission takes suo moto case against LDF minister MM Mani

The session was adjourned for the day after opposition legislators disrupted procedure. Women ministers P.K. Sreemathy and J. Mercykutty Amma have expressed disappointment with Mani. As mentioned above, Mani is the third of the LDF ministers who have landed in trouble for things they have said and done, and may soon join the ranks of Jayarajan and Saseendran before him, who have been forced to resign for their words and deeds. Read More

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General election 2017: Plaid Cymru launches campaign

General election 2017: Plaid Cymru launches campaign

Labour are down three points, but the Tories have soared by 12 points and appear to have picked up all the UKIP supporters, many of whom were previous Labour loyalists. The prime minister will use a visit to the Tories' target seats in south Wales to drive home her warning of a "collaboration" among opposition parties to frustrate Brexit if voters deny her an outright majority. Read More

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Trump greets American charity worker freed from Cairo in the Oval Office

Ms Hijazi, whose charity cared for street children, faced child abuse charges branded false by rights groups. Hijazi, 30, has dual citizenship in the USA and Egypt. According to a transcript released Sunday evening by the AP, Mr. Trump asked reporter Julie Pace before she could flesh out a question about his first 100 days in office, "did you see Aya", who had been detained in Egypt since 2014. Read More

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Paris shooting: Marine Le Pen launches tirade against Islam after terror attack

Paris shooting: Marine Le Pen launches tirade against Islam after terror attack

In addition, French voters are set go to the polls on April 23 to choose their next president, and authorities said they are tightening security further for the election. "People are not allowed on it anymore". The attacker emerged from a vehicle and used an automatic weapon to shoot at officers outside a Marks & Spencer store at the centre of the Champs-Elysees, anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said. Read More

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Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

Trump had frequently called during the 2016 USA presidential election campaign for warmer ties with Putin, despite criticism from lawmakers in his own Republican Party. Earlier, Trump boasted in an interview with Fox Business television that the order to launch the missiles was given as he and visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping were digging into the chocolate cake at his Florida resort. Read More

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UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

At the event, May criticised her opponents the Labour Party, the Scottish National Party and the Liberal Democrats as, she said, they "want to do everything to stop us from being able to take Britain forward" and frustrate Brexit. At a time of unprecedented national and global uncertainty over the economy and Brexit, the Conservatives have thrown the country into a snap election, but now at least we can all have a say about the future of the country. Read More

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Tiger Woods offers health update at golf course announcement

Tiger Woods offers health update at golf course announcement

TGR Design , the golf course design firm owned by Tiger Woods, and Big Cedar are paying tribute to Springfield native Payne Stewart, victor of three major titles on the PGA tour, by naming the new course Payne's Valley. "Everyone knows I'm pretty dedicated to the things I care about, and this is one of them". On Tuesday, he was at a press conference talking about the new golf course he's designed. Read More

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VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed the importance what he says is the strategic partnership between the United States and the world's most populous Muslim nation, Indonesia. It was Pence's second stop on the trip, which will later take him to Australia and Indonesia. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who met with Japan's trade minister, Hiroshige Seko earlier Tuesday, said he hopes to soon begin talks on a free trade agreement with Japan. Read More

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LF demands arrest of those involved in Narada scam

LF demands arrest of those involved in Narada scam

Sharpening their attack against the ruling Trinamool Congress, West Bengal opposition parties on Tuesday hit the streets across the state demanding arrest of the leaders booked by the CBI in the Narada sting footage case. A team of the central investigating agency was sent to Kolkata soon after the Calcutta High Court ordered the CBI to carry out an investigation in the case in which several top TMC leaders were accused of receiving bribe. Read More

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New 'Star Wars' Land Details Revealed At Celebration Orlando

Some news stories fell through the cracks during Star Wars Celebration last weekend, perhaps because we were busy watching the the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and obsessively analyzing it. But Fitzgerald let the crowd at the Orange County Convention Center know Disney was in production with Industrial Light and Magic to produce scenes from the planet that fans got a glimpse of in the new trailer for the film that comes out December 15. Read More

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Teen girl dies after shark attack while surfing in Australia

Teen girl dies after shark attack while surfing in Australia

But she died from her massive injuries. This is a developing story. Police, paramedics and Esperance Marine Rescue treated her on the beach and before rushing her to hospital. He lost his right hand and his left arm above the elbow. It's the first fatal shark attack this year in WA. Police said the victim, whose name was not released, was from Mandurah, which is near Perth, and she was on vacation with her family. Read More

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Pence to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone

Pence to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone

Earlier in the day, Pence visited the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ), which he described as the "frontier of freedom", according to the report . The Korean DMZ is 160 miles long and 2½ miles wide. Pence's visit to South Korea comes as the country prepares for an election next month following the ouster of President Park Geun-hye. "We are willing to work with all parties concerned to achieve denuclearisation and safeguard peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula", Lu Kang told a ... Read More

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Assad: Chemical Attack Was '100 Percent Fabrication ... Were They Dead At All?'

So we'll find out", he said . The World Health Organization said last week that some victims showed symptoms consistent with exposure to a category of chemicals that includes nerve agents. "We will insist on the strict fulfillment by all without exception of those obligations set forth in the UN Security Council resolution, including full respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic", Sputnik quoted Lavrov as saying in a joint press conference with ... Read More

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