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Tad Cummins' wife files for divorce amid ongoing AMBER Alert

The TBI says the teen disappeared March 13 after being kidnapped by Cummins , a former teacher at her school in Tennessee. Thomas last was seen in Columbia, Tennessee when a friend dropped her off at Shoney's restaurant March 13. An "alarmingly low" number of sightings were reported by TBI after issuing the Amber Alert . The pair's disappearance came after Cummins was investigated by the school system when another student reported seeing the married teacher kiss the girl at the Culleoka ...

Hillary Clinton Slams Trump, Calls Proposed Budget Cuts A 'Grave Mistake'

That's not just because of lackadaisical information handling but because State seems to be ground zero for what Trump officials have come to call the "Deep State": a collection of Obama-era hires that haven't been booted from their positions who are reportedly trying to cause headaches for the Republican president.

Mexican state prosecutor arrested in San Diego on drug smuggling charges

Veytia is named in at least two federal court documents, including one in NY, where he was indicted on three counts of conspiracy to sell, import or export, and distribute narcotics, and another in California, where he was arraigned this week.

German Chancellor's Conservatives strengthen support in Saarland state election

The outcome was disappointing for her center-left rivals, the Social Democrats, in their first electoral test since nominating Martin Schulz in January as Merkel's rival for the chancellery. Merkel, at the helm of Europe's biggest economy for nearly 12 years, said she expects a tough campaign even after her Christian Democratic Union kept its hold on the western state of Saarland, Germany's second-smallest state, in an election on Sunday.

Negotiator denies UK is blackmailing EU on security

The European Parliament's coordinator for Brexit, Guy Verhofstadt , said the EU would oppose any attempt by Britain to link security with an exit deal. Gabriel also stressed in his speech that he wanted Germany to remain on good terms with Britain. May's six-page letter triggering two years of divorce negotiations makes 11 references to security, and said that without a good deal, "our cooperation in the fight against crime and terrorism would be weakened".

UN chief presses Iraq's leaders to reconcile once Mosul won

Guterres's visit comes at a critical time for Iraq, which is fighting to retake Mosul in a battle that has sparked myriad humanitarian concerns. "Iraq needs a plan similar to the Marshall Plan.to present assistance to Iraqis and support development and overcome the effect of war against (IS) terrorist gangs", Jaafari said, according to his office.

White House says new information has emerged on Russia probe

The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating signs of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election with a hearing today. The committee's work has been deeply, and perhaps irreparably, undermined by Nunes' apparent coordination with the White House.

London attack: Two men continue to be questioned as seven released

Most of the arrests have been in Birmingham, a city in the West Midlands where the suspect Khalid Masood is believed to have been living most recently, and which has a history of issues with radicalization. There still isn't a definitive motive for Masood's attack, which killed four people and injured over 40, though his history of violence and former investigations into his ties to violent extremism paint of portrait of what is becoming an increasingly common sort of lone-wolf attacker.

Relief in the Netherlands

The result was a disappointment for Wilders, who had led in opinion polls until late in the campaign and had hoped to pull off an anti-establishment triumph in the first of three key elections in the European Union this year. "So I am convinced that Germany, France and all the others with elections will be able to act accordingly". On Wednesday, the Dutch went to the polls to elect a new government amid a diplomatic row with Ankara over Turkish ministers' visits to the European country.

Saudi Shoots Down 'Smuggled' Yemen Rebel Missiles

Chanting stop the war. While HRW is calling for a United Nations investigation, any probe conducted by the Human Rights Council may potentially be compromised as long as Saudi Arabia remains a member of the Council. "The violent deaths of refugees fleeing yet another war, of fishermen, of families in marketplaces - this is what the conflict in Yemen looks like two years after it began...utterly awful, with little apparent regard for civilian lives and infrastructure", UN High Commissioner ...

Senate Might Let Internet Companies Sell User Data to 'Highest Bidder'

However, if the House and Trump agree with the Senate's action, ISPs won't have to seek customer approval before sharing their browsing histories and other private information with advertisers. Fellow trade group, the Internet and Television Association, also lauded the vote on its website as an important step for "re-establishing a balanced framework that is grounded in the long-standing and successful FTC privacy framework that applies equally to all parties operating online".

Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team

Men's National Hockey team have voiced their support for the women's team, with the men's team reportedly threatening to boycott their own World Championship game in solidarity with the women's team. The U.S. has won six of the last seven world championships, including last year's title in Kamloops, B.C., with a 1-0 overtime win over Canada. And now, according to The Washington Post , while the National Hockey League Players Association had previously issued a statement supporting the ...

Angela Merkel's party wins in regional bellwether vote

Two more state elections in May will be followed by a national parliamentary election on September 24 in which Merkel is seeking a fourth term as chancellor. "I've always said that everything's in the CDU's hands", Merkel said. The state poll was being seen as a bellwether for the upcoming national elections.

Keystone XL Pipeline and the Effect on US Gas Featured font size +

Keystone XL is supposed to carry oil from Canada to the border between Nebraska and Kansas , and then connect to the the Gulf Coast Pipeline . Tom Shannon, undersecretary of state for political affairs, signed the permit because Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had recused himself on the project.

Scores feared dead in ruined Mosul building hit by coalition airstrike

The casualties include an estimated 130 civilians from a single U.S. airstrike on a large building in Mosul, Iraq. This led the coalition to target the buildings. "We are very concerned about the reports of Iraq government and coalition using heavy-handed tactics in west Mosul", said Chris Wood, director of Airwars.

Terror Lawsuit: Relatives of 9/11 Victims Sue Saudi Government

The lawsuit is being amended to include local residents and office workers who have been exposed to carcinogens in the aftermath of the attack. The plaintiffs are asking for unspecified punitive damages, saying the Saudis "intentionally aided, abetted and counseled al-Qaida".

Abdul Basit raises Kashmir issue

Championing the cause of Kashmiri sympathisers, he lauded Azadi League, saying their struggle is for the freedom. Talking to media, High Commissioner Abdul Basit said that Pakistan is the supporter of peaceful neighborhood along with economic growth.

All the new features in Google's next major update

According to Google, the new OS does not now have many features but more have been promised in the not-so-distant future. Another visible change in Android O is more control on the Notifications which pops up in the notification panel. Developers can specify which aspect ratio they want for their application and can even set custom interactions on the PIP window. With this, developers will now be able to launch an activity on a remote display .

France's Macron passes first of three big tests

A quick poll of TV viewers taken after the debate showed that in their eyes Macron was the most convincing candidate in the debate ahead of Jean-Luc Melenchon. Le Pen vowed to "put an end to immigration" as she looks to ban all religious symbols, including Muslim headscarves and Jewish kippahs from public.

Nearly half of Canadians want illegal immigrants deported back to US

Among those most supportive of increasing deportations were men, older people with higher incomes and adults without college degrees. "This is definitely not specific to the incoming USA administration", he said. Of those polled, 46 percent disagreed with how the prime minister was handling the border crossings. It seems Canadians have had enough with the hundreds of asylum seekers entering the country from the US.

Adam Schiff says there's direct evidence of "deception" between Trump camp, Russian Federation

Comey also stated categorically that there was no evidence to support the conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama had ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower, speculation Trump himself had stated as fact in a moment of Breitbart-induced delirium earlier this month.

Taxing America's patience: President Trump must release his returns

Maddow tweeted the above claim at 7:36 p.m., almost 90 minutes before her show was set to air. Viewers grew infuriated as they watched the journalist eke out the announcement for up to half an hour opting instead to use the spotlight to discuss the US President's links to Russian Federation.

Escalation Looming? Israel to Crush Syrian Air Defense if Jets Targeted Again

Late previous year, IDF troops operating in the disputed Golan region came under fire from militants of the ISIS affiliate Khalid ibn al-Walid Army, Israeli military spokesman Lt. Tel Aviv Syria tried to shoot down a squadron of Israeli warplanes that had carried out an airstrike near the desert city of Palmyra, in the most serious confrontation between the two countries for several years.

Manchester City need to spend BIG in the summer, says Richard Dunne

City, who won the first leg 5-3 in Manchester, were completely overwhelmed in the first half and fell two goals behind at the Stade Louis II. City were poor at the back, conceding twice in the first half, and although they improved in the second 45 minutes, more defensive problems saw Monaco snatch the crucial goal in the 77th minute through Tiemoue Bakayoko .

Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh CM: Did Modi just backstab UP voters?

After Uma Bharti, who had led the BJP to a spectacular victory in Madhya Pradesh in 2003 and was elected Chief Minister, Adityanath is only the second religious leader to be elevated to the coveted post. "Terrorism - wrong. Hindus hitting back at Muslims for terrorism - right". While the BJP MP has largely focused on Hindutva, one can not overlook his contributions to the development cause either.

Kushners set to get $400 million from Anbang on Manhattan tower - Bbg

Talks for the deal became evident when Bloomberg got its hands on materials (EB-5 financing) meant to attract overseas investors to the project. It would value the 41-story tower at $2.85 billion, the most ever for a single building in wealthy Manhattan.

Israeli team pulls off upset victory at World Baseball Classic

Monday's game in Tokyo was a rematch of Pool A play for both teams, in which Israel had downed the Netherlands, 4-2, to win the group. Although Israel clawed back two runs, Gregorius struck once more to restore 10-run margin between the teams in the eighth end.

Dutch bar plane carrying Turkish foreign minister from landing

His remarks came amid an ongoing standoff between Turkey and the Netherlands after the Dutch government banned planned rallies of Turkish ministers ahead of the referendum. He added, "If tension will increase (between the two countries) because of my visit, then let it increase". Apart from any economic measures, a source in Ankara said sanctions could also affect cultural activities as well as military and technological cooperation.

Rahul to Modi: Congrats. PM's reply: Thank you

Congress along with other opposition parties got brutally defeated by BJP in UP assembly elections. He campaigned extensively in Uttar Pradesh but the issues he raised including demonetisation and his efforts at portraying Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "pro-rich" did not find resonance with the people.

A day after rout, Mulayam Singh Yadav speaks out

He also said that he was termed a "BJP ka dalla" by the party when he tried to bring out a real picture in front of Samajwadi Party. Possibilities of Akhilesh Yadav creating history by becoming the first chief minister to get a second consecutive term in almost three decades in Uttar Pradesh sunk without a trace.