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About 10.20am yesterday (Sunday 17 December 2017), officers from Western Region Rescue Unit - using a police drone - located the woman 8m down a mine shaft. She was found eight-metres down the mine shaft before an officer assisted in bringing her to the surface using a pulley and harness. The woman was taken to Lightning Ridge Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Naval officials commission USS Little Rock

    Naval officials commission USS Little Rock

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    It's the first ship commissioned in the City of Buffalo and the first time in the Navy's 242 year history that a new Navy warship was commissioned alongside its predecessor. The USS Little Rock is being commissioned Saturday morning at 10 a.m. "I've been a sailor all my life, and I have been fortunate to serve in six different ships".
  • Light snow, cold temps called for just before Christmas in Metro Vancouver

    Light snow, cold temps called for just before Christmas in Metro Vancouver

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    Those living in the area or driving through are warned that weather in the mountains can change suddenly, and to be prepared for deteriorating travel conditions. A break is expected Wednesday which is when most snow will melt before an Arctic front from B.C.'s Interior drops Thursday. As the weather continues to be monitored, more warnings could be issued.
  • Kaspersky sues USA over software ban

    Kaspersky sues USA over software ban

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    In a release announcing the move, the company said that DHS has failed to provide them with adequate due process and relied on "subjective, non-technical public sources" like anonymously-sourced media reports to justify their ban. Although Kaspersky was allowed to initiative a review of the directive, Eugene Kaspersky said the procedure didn't afford the company due process under USA law since Kaspersky didn't have the opportunity before the directive was issued to see and contest the ...
  • Watchdog: No wrongdoing by DOJ in releasing FBI's agent's anti-Trump texts

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    The Clinton campaign didn't respond to the network's request for comment. "They'd stop that. They'd stop it. Police departments are overstretched, they're underfunded, and they're totally under appreciated, except by me", he said. This isn't a fuzzy narrative where the truth is obscured; in the Trump team's obsessive pursuit of damaging Clinton emails and other negative information, the facts are hiding in plain sight.
  • Obama stymied probe into Hezbollah drug trafficking to secure Iran deal

    Obama stymied probe into Hezbollah drug trafficking to secure Iran deal

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    A team at the Drug Enforcement Administration had been working for nearly a decade to bring down the Lebanon-based militant organization's sophisticated $1 billion-a-year drug ring - which it found was smuggling cocaine into the United States and laundering the profits by buying used cars stateside and shipping them to Africa for resale, Politico reports .
  • Antoine Greizmann Apologises For 'Blackface' Costume Controversy

    Antoine Greizmann Apologises For 'Blackface' Costume Controversy

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    La Liga leaders Barcelona now appear set to sign the attacker in the coming months. I am not ungrateful. "If a player comes to me and says: "coach, I have a once in a lifetime chance to play for a certain team, I want to leave". "I don't think he has agreed anything with any club yet". Bookmakers agree. The prospect of Griezmann joining is viewed as remote with odds of 8/1 quoted for a deal to be agreed before the next transfer window closes.
  • Trump praises senator who torched his nominee

    Trump praises senator who torched his nominee

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    Petersen acknowledged in the hearing last Wednesday that he hasn't tried a case to verdict or argued a motion, although he has participated in a handful of depositions. Petersen: Senator Kennedy , I don't have that readily at my disposal, but I'd be happy to take a closer look at that. The inquisition continued for a few more minutes.
  • Pentagon releases fighter jet footage of mysterious UFO encounter

    Pentagon releases fighter jet footage of mysterious UFO encounter

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    He made a beeline for the 40-foot, oval-shaped object. According to Fravor in an interview with the New York Times , the objects appeared at 80,000 feet and then "hurtled" toward the sea before stopping at 20,000 feet and hovering. Politico developed a report that released around the same time . "I'm thrilled to say I found that environment at the To The Stars Academy, an awesome team of top-flight scientists from the defense, industry and intelligence communities alongside passionate ...
  • How Analysts Feel About Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)?

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    Oaktree Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Gerdau Sa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.23 billion market cap company. Therefore 71% are positive. Over the past 50 days, Mondelez International, Inc . stock's -0.12% off of the high and 10.69% removed from the low. Is Mondelez International, Inc .
  • Six Dead After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Birmingham

    Six Dead After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Birmingham

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    Noorshad Mohammed, 32, said: "It was his last job of the night". The 65-year-old said: "I knew there was something wrong, as soon as I saw them". He said: "I thought to myself, "which of my sons is hurt", I just knew something was seriously wrong".
  • Chiwenga, Chihuri retire.Sibanda is new army boss

    Chiwenga, Chihuri retire.Sibanda is new army boss

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    Constantino Chiwenga is the top contender to become a deputy to the new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa , one of two posts Mnangagwa has promised to fill in the next few days. During the military operation, Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri was confined, along with other key figures, including former finance minister Ignatius Chombo who was recently arrested on charges of criminal nuisance.
  • Australian accused of aiding N. Korea

    Australian accused of aiding N. Korea

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    Such sales would violate worldwide sanctions aimed at cutting off North Korea from the global economy. "This may have been as good as it gets for Pyongyang, in order to fulfil that backroom economic function, whether it's over the table or under the table", he said.
  • Two dead in fire at historic Loch Lomond hotel

    Two dead in fire at historic Loch Lomond hotel

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    Two adults and a child were hospitalised in Glasgow , and others were treated for smoke inhalation, reports The Guardian . The Scottish fire and rescue service said it was still on the scene on Monday afternoon, having been alerted at about the same time.
  • Joe Manchin Says It Was Premature For Franken To Announce Resignation

    Joe Manchin Says It Was Premature For Franken To Announce Resignation

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    Joe Manchin said in an interview on Politico's Off Message podcast . According to the POLITICO piece, Sen. Manchin in particular suggested his colleagues' strong public condemnation of the senator's alleged misconduct was disingenuous, calling it the "most hypocritical thing [he's] ever seen done to a human being".
  • Ex-wife of slain NBA participant Lorenzen Wright is arrested

    Ex-wife of slain NBA participant Lorenzen Wright is arrested

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    Former NBA players and friends including Anfernee Hardaway and Elliot Perry attended a memorial service for Wright in the days after his body was found. The Appeal noted that law enforcement authorities with the police gang unit in Memphis attained information about the murder case in either May or June.
  • ANC leadership race goes down to the wire in South Africa

    ANC leadership race goes down to the wire in South Africa

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    Zuma made a last-ditch bid to improve his legacy by announcing a scheme to provide free university education for low-income South Africans. Party divisions run so deep that analysts say either outcome, Mr Ramaphosa or Ms Dlamini-Zuma, could mean the end of the ANC's dominance as members of the losing faction could form a new party.
  • White House: 'No conversation' about firing Mueller

    White House: 'No conversation' about firing Mueller

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    According to those familiar with the Trump transition organisation, the investigators did not directly request the records from Trump for America and instead obtained them from the General Services Administration. Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves the federal court in Washington earlier this month. I can't imagine there's anything on 'em, frankly, because as we said, there's no collusion.
  • Amtrak train derails in Washington state [UPDATING]

    Amtrak train derails in Washington state [UPDATING]

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    I-5 southbound is completely closed at the Mounts Road overpass, with one lane northbound also closed. A highway camera image shared by the Tacoma regional traffic Twitter account showed at least one train vehicle dangling from an overpass onto the highway, identified as Interstate 5 near Mounts Road, which is between Tacoma and Olympia.