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MSU trustees meet after AD Mark Hollis steps down

That's what Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said after sentencing Larry Nassar , the former Olympic gymnastics doctor, to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting over 150 young female athletes, including Olympic medalists McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles.

Scientists discover mummy found in church is Boris Johnson's relative

Anna Catharina Bischoff died in the 16th-century, but her body was only discovered in 1975 in front of the altar in a church in Basel . DNA tests show Bischoff died of mercury poisoning, which explains why the remains were so well preserved - the poison acted as a preservative.

Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House

It "offers a wink to the excesses of the art market but also evokes the American dream of opportunity for all - its utility ultimately reminding us of the inescapable physical realities of our shared humanity", the Guggenheim's description of the piece explains.

Train Derails Near Milan, Killing at Least 3 and Injuring Dozens

Rescue crews gingerly climbed through them, helping the passengers to escape. The cause of the derailment is not yet clear. Five or six people are still trapped inside the train, according to the TV station. The train's operator, Trenord, said in a tweet that a "technical problem" caused the incident. The train was headed for central Milan from Cremona with hundreds of commuters on board.

Kentucky school shooting leaves two dead and 17 injured

Garland says his own son, a 16-year-old sophomore, jumped into someone's vehicle and sped away, then made his way to his dad's office. "Everybody at that high school reacted appropriately". The Marshall County Tribune-Courier reports students were being bused late Tuesday morning to nearby North Marshall Middle School , where parents could pick them up.

Om Prakash Rawat appointed new CEC, Ashok Lavasa made EC

He told PTI that the AAP MLAs were issued two notices by the EC but their response was not in the context of the notice served on them. Once that is done, then EC is a creature in the Constitution. He said expression of adverse opinions is not really indicative of a trust deficit, as politics is the art of the possibilities and politicians work on those lines.

Record breaking drop in trust for USA institutions, below China

Ironically, this is happening at a time when the US economy is growing strongly, unemployment continues to edge lower and share prices are booming. For the first time, the media have become the least trusted of all institutions globally, according to a wide-ranging survey of people's attitudes.

Philippines won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat--Manila

The Philippines , a longtime US ally, used to challenge Chinese claims to the South China Sea. Last October (2017), Mr Duterte said China committed to the Philippines "not to build anything" near Panatag Shoal/Scarborough Shoal and Pag-asa Island - also known as Thitu Island - in the Spratlys.

15-year-old girl injured following Texas high school shooting

Edge says the male suspect fired a semi-automatic.380 handgun. Several law enforcement vehicles and an ambulance were parked outside the school. Authorities reiterated that the suspect was in custody. Italy, Texas, is located between Dallas and Waco. Students were moved "under guard" to the school's gymnasium, also known as "the dome", she confirmed.

Turkish forces push into Syria, clash with Kurdish militia

Turkish ground troops entered Syria on Sunday to push an offensive against Kurdish militia as rocket fire hit a border town in apparent retaliation. The second is Afrin Canton in northern Syria, one of the four cantons of Rojava, a de-facto autonomous Kurdish region established in Syria. Turkey has been particularly outraged by an announcement that the US planned to train 30,000 personnel in parts of northeast Syria under the control of the YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces.

California couple accused of starving, torturing 13 siblings had "healthy" dogs

A lot of damage can be done in a year. Even more heartening: "They're hopeful that life will get better for them after this event", he shared. David and Louise Turpin have both appeared in court, accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at their California home .

4 die in hotel fire in Prague

Police say two of the injured, both female, later died. Prague ambulance spokeswoman Jana Postova added: "I can confirm we could not help two people". "We are treating seven people, of them three are in a serious condition". Firefighters evacuated 34 people, mostly foreigners, at the time of the fire.

Twitter to notify users who got played by Russian propaganda accounts

Twitter said Friday that it has suspended 1,062 new accounts it has found to be linked to the Internet Research Agency , a Russian "troll farm" which disseminated content meant to interfere in the US political process. Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said the network would seek to "prioritise news that is trustworthy, informative, and local".

Garbage won't pile up during this government shutdown

They will not get paid. An official government estimate said it shaved 0.3% percentage points off of the nation's gross domestic product that quarter, the broad measure of overall economic activity. " Most people seem to hope that if a shutdown happens that it does not last long". A three-day shutdown took place beginning October 5 1990 when George H.W.

Worth Watching Stocks: Transocean Ltd. (RIG), Wells Fargo & Company

Dearborn Partners Llc sold 102,814 shares as the company's stock declined 8.66% while stock markets rallied. The Becker Capital Management Inc holds 1.16 million shares with $63.85M value, up from 1.13 million last quarter. Among 40 analysts covering Time Warner Inc. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.61 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that Textron will post 2.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Trump's once favourite aide now central to Russian Federation investigation

The New York Times reported that Mueller's subpoena was the first grand jury subpoena issued against a member of Trump's inner circle in the probe. Mr Bannon was sacked by the White House in August and returned to the right-wing news website Breitbart News. A top Democrat has said the White House imposed a "gag order" on Bannon .

Philippines' Mayon volcano alert raised as eruption feared

The Disaster Response Units (DRU's) of the Southern Luzon Command (SOLCOM) are on standby alert over the situation at Mayon Volcano after Alert Level 3 was raised with an increased tendency towards hazardous eruption . Experts fear a major eruption could trigger pyroclastic flows - superheated gas and volcanic debris that race down the slopes at high speeds, incinerating or vaporizing everything in their path.

Baby Moshe, the 26/11 Israeli survivor is 'emotional' about Mumbai 'homecoming'

Moshe's parents Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg were serving as directors at the centre, run by the Chabad-Lubavitch group, when they were killed along with six others. The boy is now 11 years old. He now lives in Israel with his grandparents. She also lives in Israel now. At that time Moshe's mother was 6 months pregnant.

Simone Biles Says Former Team USA Doctor Abused Her

In November, the former sports doctor pleaded guilty and was charged with molesting seven girls under the guise of treatment at his home and clinic at Michigan State University. Larry Nassar will face court this month on sexual assault charges, he has already been sentenced to 60 years over child pornography offences. In a #MeToo message posted to Twitter on Monday, Simone Biles claimed she was sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.

12 siblings have been found 'shackled' at their home in Perris, California

In a discovery that has stunned both authorities and neighbors in a suburban Riverside County neighborhood, 13 brothers and sisters who appeared to have been held captive by their parents in a Perris house were found early Sunday, Jan. Other neighbours described the family as intensely private. Authorities said many of them appeared far younger than their actual age because of poor nutrition.

Car Flies Into Second Floor Of Building And Stays There

A fire caused by the crash was quickly extinguished and both victims were taken out of the auto with only minor injuries. One person inside the vehicle was able to squeeze out, but a second occupant spent an hour and a half trapped in the auto as its tail end dangled precariously out of the building, officials said.

Four Indian judges of SC criticizes its administration

Reacting to the press conference called by four Supreme Court Judges , Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Saturday said keeping in view the dignity of the posts they were occupying, the Judges should have first resigned from the post and then come out in the open with their views.

Camila Cabello can finally "exhale" now that debut album "Camila" is out

Camila , who left the group in December, 2016, was watching the performance at home and she was surprised by the obvious jab. In addition to performing, the 20-year-old songstress opened up about her solo venture and discussed what it's like having Barack Obama as a fan.

MEA confirms India, Pak NSAs met in Thailand to discuss terror

This will take the wind out of Pakistan's attempts to blame India on worldwide platforms for avoiding talks to de-escalate border tension. "Similarly, the NSA-level engagement is part of operational-level talks", Kumar added. The Doval-Janjua talks came just a day after Pakistan allowed former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav , who is now in a jail in Islamabad, to meet his wife and mother.

Jessica Falkholt 'remains in critical condition' after horror crash

Jessica's life support was turned off on Thursday night, media reports, a day after her family was farewelled at a funeral at St Mary's Catholic Church in Concord. Paul Ponticello, the brother of Vivian, said he "always thought we would grow old together", according to The Daily Telegraph . "It's a day that will be hard to erase from our memory", the Daily Mail reported Paul saying of the tragic accident.

Teacher questioning superintendent's pay removed from board meeting in handcuffs

During a school board meeting on Monday, Deyshia Hargrave brought up the issue of teacher salary and a raise that was included in a new contract for the superintendent, according members of the Vermilion Parish School Board. Ms Hargrave told the board: "you're making our job more difficult" by not addressing valid pay concerns. Arrest records indicate that Hargrave was booked into the city jail for "remaining after being forbidden" and "resisting an officer", reported KATC, which added ...

DACA Negotiations With Trump Getting Caught Up in Politics

Back in September, President Trump rescinded Barack Obama's executive order creating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and very sensibly sent it back to Congress to come up with a more encompassing immigration solution. The answer may be in semantics. "It is part of a system that will include technology and include more border patrol and it's going to have to be integrated along the entire border and northern border as well so yeah, it's going to be part of it, but what I want to ...

SpaceX launches secret Zuma mission aboard Falcon 9 rocket

Zuma is a Northrop Grumman Corporation-made spacecraft, and it was sent into low-Earth orbit. Those numbers are much warmer than the 30 degrees temperatures forecasted for the Friday launch window by U.S. The news has been announced by founder Elon Musk. But the company continued to broadcast the return of the first-stage booster to Cape Canaveral, where it landed upright as part of a recycling effort.

Manhunt underway for suspected cop killer in Washington state

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a married father of three sons. After arriving at the scene, McCartney chased an unidentified black male on foot before the suspect shot him and escaped. The suspect, who authorities described as armed and unsafe, was the subject of manhunt by K9 units in the area of 200th Sreet as the suspect is being actively searched for by K9 units.

'Not curbing press freedom by filing an FIR against newspaper'

The FIR - which also names Anil Kumar, Sunil Kumar and Raj, the people contacted during the course of reporting - has been lodged with the Crime Branch's cyber cell under IPC Sections 419 (punishment for cheating by impersonation), 420 (cheating), 468 (forgery) and 471 (using as genuine a forged document), as well Section 66 of the IT Act and Section 36/37 of the Aadhaar Act.

Trump says he's delaying 'Fake News Awards' until mid-January

Tapper cut off the interview with Miller, accusing the White House adviser of being "obsequious". Stephen Colbert also got in on the act, purchasing a billboard in Times Square to make sure he would not get snubbed. In fact, Stephen Colbert, the most anti-Trump of the anti-Trump late-night comics, is angling for a prize. The details of the president's announcement about such unprecedented awards was unclear, and came in between tweets threatening the use of a big nuclear button ...

Mohamed Salah wins CAF Player of the Year

Salah beat 2015 victor Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane in a poll by African national team coaches. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday in Accra, the capital city of Ghana . The Confederation of African football summed up in 2017 . He did stand out for Senegal , however, as they secured a first World Cup appearance since 2002, providing much of the creativity in a team stacked with physically formidable footballers.

Trump book author insists revelations will bring down USA president

Trump, answering questions from reporters at Camp David later, called Wolff a "fraud" and said the book is "a complete work of fiction". Bannon said Sunday he is behind Trump 100 percent. "The story that I have told seems to present this presidency in such a way that it says he can't do his job", Wolff said. The book describes a Trump team shocked by their own win on election night, White House staffers saying Mr Trump's "mental powers were slipping", and senior administration ...

Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

It also calls for 407 miles of replacement or secondary fencing. The Administration seeks that the Capitol approves 33 billion dollars to increase security measures in the mentioned area and another 15 billion in order to acquire new technologies, build roads and hire personnel.

Sightseeing balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor city killing one USA tourist

The health ministry said a woman was killed and 12 people injured but gave no other details. Luxor has suffered a series of hot air balloon accidents. The tragedy came four years after a hot air balloon crash injured 13 tourists seeking an aerial view of the city. The deadly incident in 2013 was the result of an explosion mid-flight and involved tourists from the UK, France, Hong Kong and Japan.

Powerball Drawn, But No Winner; Jackpot Exceeds $440M, 9th Largest

It's time to check your tickets for the Powerball drawing from Saturday night, December 30, otherwise known as the "New Year's Eve (eve)" drawing. A $2 bet can make you a multimillionaire if you hold a winning Powerball or Mega Millions ticket this week.

12 killed in protests, attacks on security

The mass demonstrations have gripped Iran since last Thursday, with thousands of people taking to the streets in a number of cities in protest against poverty and unemployment. Mr Rouhani described the U.S. president as an "enemy of the Iranian nation from the top of his head to his very toes" after Mr Trump said Iranians were "finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism".

Palestinian Authority recalls envoy from Pakistan over Jerusalem rally row

India has taken a grim view after reports emerged that the Palestinian ambassador to Pakistan, Walid Abu Ali, recently shared a stage with Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Rawalpindi. India's vote was seen to be against Israel, a close friend of India as well as U.S., its strategic partner. The move by the Ambassador to Pakistan was considered particularly insulting as it came close on the heels of India's vote at the UNGA in support of the two-state solution and ...

Trump starts New Year by condemning Pakistan, encouraging Iranian protesters

Army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, told reporters in November after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense ministers meeting in Brussels. "But that will have to change, and that will change immediately". Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif , in a tweet , said Islamabad has already refused to "do more" for the United States.

Instagram rolls out new feature: Adds recommended posts to your feed

Instagram is expected to make a lot of changes to its app in the upcoming months. Photo-sharing platform Instagram is introducing a " recommended for you " feature - which was so far being tested within a small group - to all users. It is not clear as to what Instagram's goal might be in the recently released features. However, a spokesperson did confirm that the recommended posts will only appear once users have gone through their own feed.

Rahul Gandhi names new Meghalaya Congress president

Only recently, a former NPP MLA from Baghmara, Satto R Marak, resigned after being denied the party ticket and joined BJP. Besides the Congress legislators, the other three sitting MLAs who would also resigned include United Democratic Party (UDP) legislator, Remington Pyngrope and two Independent members - Stephanson Mukhim and Hopeful Bamon.

Licking County under Winter Weather Advisory

On the back side of the system, it's likely we'll see ocean-effect snow showers on the Outer Cape and Islands, so we could see locally higher amounts under some of these ocean-enhanced snow bands. EST and is scheduled to expire by 4 a.m. EST Saturday . A cold start to the morning but temperatures improve throughout the day with highs hitting the mid 20s.

Iran: Protest over soaring cost of living

Iranian dissidents are talking about an "uprising" that may be more significant than the "Green Revolution" of 2009, and perhaps more hard for the government to suppress with violence, especially since some of the demonstrators have indicated a willingness to fight back, or to stand their ground in the face of police and militia action.

Former football ace George Weah is new president of Liberia

Weah led the first round of voting on October 10 but didn't get enough votes to win outright. The runoff was held on Tuesday December 26 between the country's vice president Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party and Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change.

Two Warhols Damaged During Bad First Date

Lindy Lou Layman "intentionally and knowingly" damaged multiple pieces of artwork belonging to Anthony Buzbee on December 23, according to Harris County court documents. A LinkedIn page for Layman identifies her as a freelance court reporter. That is the point at which she supposedly poured red wine on his depictions and scammed them the divider, at that point tossed his models on the ground.

Guessing or Predicting Embassy Moves New National Pastime

In May, Trump became the first sitting United States president to visit the Western Wall when he visited the site during a tour of several Middle East countries. According to a report by the Agence France-Press, Israeli public radio cited Israeli diplomatic sources as saying that the Philippines was among the 10 countries considering moving its embassy to Jerusalem after talks with Israel.

President Trump issues 'joyous' statement on Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa ends January 1 with a feast and gifts. On Tuesday afternoon, more than 100 people watched the fourth-annual Kwanzaa celebration at the Jefferson School African-American Heritage Center. In 2011, Trump criticized then-President Obama, claiming he was downplaying Christmas . Kwanzaa lasts for 7 days. The colors of the candles are black, red, and green.

Hamilton County again accepting Christmas trees to create mulch

If it doesn't, cut the tree in half or thirds, and put the pieces in the cart over time. As a reminder, this program is for Christmas trees only, please no yard waste. Shortly after the City's curbside pick-up, the County and City Parks & Recreation crews will team up to chip an estimated 2200 trees at Darden Towe Park.

One killed in fire at Abington senior housing complex

The total damage for both homes is $50,000. Three young children are without Christmas presents and their home after a fire on Christmas Eve. A fire spokesman said the blaze was completely out by 7:30 a.m. He said neighbors were bringing blankets for the residents to wrap themselves in and offering their houses as shelter on the cold, snowy morning. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Moscow bus crashes into pedestrian passageway, killing 4

Another angle shows the bus seemingly stationary on the side of a snowy road before it appears to pull away in the direction of the metro station. The driver reported a brake failure , making the bus unable to stop, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation said.