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A passenger who survived the deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state Monday morning provided images from inside the train to ABC News, revealing shattered windows and a damaged train vehicle in the aftermath of the crash. While others called the police, he said he focused on writing down what was happening. The NTSB has long recommended that all trains feature the technology, but Congress pushed back a deadline for installation that had been set for the end of 2015, and instead ...
  • Pakistan to allow family visit for jailed Indian officer

    Pakistan to allow family visit for jailed Indian officer

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    They are slated to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav who is now languishing in Pak prison on December 25. Pakistan has granted visa to Indian death row convict in Pakistan Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and his mother, Pakistan's foreign office spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday.
  • Woman who accidentally killed boyfriend in Youtube stunt pleads guilty

    Woman who accidentally killed boyfriend in Youtube stunt pleads guilty

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    She will be on supervised probation for five years, is prohibited from owning a firearm, and can not "make any financial compensation" from the video recording of Ruiz's death. She will receive her sentence in February and Norman County Attorney James Brue said recently that he met with some of Ruiz's family members on October 26 and they talked about the plea agreement.
  • Body cam shows Florida officer being dragged by speeding vehicle

    Body cam shows Florida officer being dragged by speeding vehicle

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    Then as he tried to enter the vehicle, the man in the driver's seat woke up and suddenly gunned the engine. Police have charged the man driving with attempted murder. Cabrera was eventually apprehended on I-595 after getting stuck in busy morning commute traffic. As more officers from several agencies and the Florida Highway Patrol joined the chase, they were able to stop the vehicle around 9 a.m.
  • EU Commission Proposes Triggering Article 7 Paving Way for Anti-Poland Sanctions

    EU Commission Proposes Triggering Article 7 Paving Way for Anti-Poland Sanctions

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    However, Brussels has repeatedly warned Warsaw that the reforms pose a threat to democracy and the rule of law, which all member states signed up to when they joined the EU. The move does not mean that sanctions will be imposed on Poland. He has described the reforms by the ruling Law and Justice party as a danger to the integrity of the internal market, as well as the Polish people.
  • Myanmar bans United Nations rights envoy from country

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    Local officials said Tuesday that they were investigating the 10 unidentified bodies found Monday near a cemetery in Inn Din village. Attacks by Rohingya Muslim insurgents on the Myanmar security forces in Rakhine State triggered a response by the army and Buddhist vigilantes so brutal a senior United Nations official denounced it as a textbook example of ethnic cleansing , reported Reuters .
  • India's Congress party asks Communists for support

    India's Congress party asks Communists for support

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    Unlike his illustrious predecessors, the 47 year old Congress scion takes up the mantle at a time when the party is reeling under serious crisis and pitted against an adversary who has come to acquire an aura of near invincibility. Congress may have lost the Gujarat elections but there were some silver linings for the party and this should serve as a shot in the arm for the Grand Old Party in the coming polls in states like Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan as well as the general ...
  • Offices will be closed for Christmas holiday

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    The pattern will continue through the Christmas week with Friday's trash district picked up December 30. Scale houses will resume standard business hours on Tuesday, December 26. Officials are advising residents that trash pickup will be delayed for two holidays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day, over the coming weeks. The Dearborn Administrative Center and19th District Court will be closed December 22 and 25.
  • European Union court: Uber must follow same rules as taxis

    European Union court: Uber must follow same rules as taxis

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    In its ruling the court writes that Uber's "intermediation service... the objective of which is to connect, by means of a smartphone application and for remuneration, non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys, must be regarded as being inherently linked to a transport service and, accordingly, must be classified as "a service in the field of transport" within the meaning of European Union law".
  • $1.95 EPS Expected for Stryker Corporation (SYK)

    $1.95 EPS Expected for Stryker Corporation (SYK)

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    About 1.00M shares traded. Gam Ag has invested 0.2% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ). It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500. Analysts await U.S. Its down 0.01, from 1.44 in 2017Q1. Evercore Wealth Management LLC decreased its stake in shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) by 3.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC.
  • New Zealand's PM received her secret Santa gift and it was lovely

    New Zealand's PM received her secret Santa gift and it was lovely

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    The PM posted a video to Twitter showing her opening the small gift she was sent, a lovely homemade bauble for her tree. Some participants seemed to have gone well beyond the $10 suggested gift limit, with one woman posting with the hashtag #NZSecretSanta that she had received an iPad, apparently from telecommunications company Chorus.
  • Jayalalithaa's Hospital Video Released By Dhinakaran Supporter Ahead of RK Nagar Bypoll

    Jayalalithaa's Hospital Video Released By Dhinakaran Supporter Ahead of RK Nagar Bypoll

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    Dinakaran supporter P Vetrivel denied the reports that no one met her and the Enquiry Commission has not summoned them yet but would submit the evidence if the commission asked them to do so. Political analyst Sumanth C Raman said the video , in itself, does not say anything other than the fact that it was taken at the general ward after Jayalalithaa was shifted from the intensive care unit of the Apollo Hospital .
  • Amber alert issued for Houston baby after mother stabbed to death

    Amber alert issued for Houston baby after mother stabbed to death

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    An Amber Alert was issued for 6-week-old Shanally Flores of Houston . After the girl went missing, authorities believed she might have been with her father, but he has been located in San Antonio and the girl remains missing. The woman was found dead at her apartment in the 180 block of Goodson, police said. The Amber Alert described him as the child's father. Anyone with information on Shanally's whereabouts, the suspect or his vehicle is urged to contact the Houston Police Department ...
  • China: Trump's security policy shows Cold War mentality

    China: Trump's security policy shows Cold War mentality

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    On Monday, Trump described China a "rival power" seeking to "challenge American influence, values and wealth". But China's foreign ministry criticised the strategy report , saying Washington should "abandon outdated notions". The fallout heavily contrasts with the friendly relations between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. "They were able to apprehend these terrorists before the event with no loss of life and that's a great thing, and the way it's supposed ...
  • Friends and police searching for missing woman in Fort Collins

    Friends and police searching for missing woman in Fort Collins

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    A friend requested a welfare check from police on December 8. When police arrived at her home on Akin Avenue, no one answered and her vehicle was gone. "I'm curious what happened to my friend", Cordova told Fox 31 . Police discovered her home was ransacked and her auto abandoned in a parking garage.
  • Montreal Cancels 'Financial Fiasco' Formula E Race After Costing The City Millions

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    Plante said it was clear since last May that the event was going to be an economic disaster. The new mayor said her party quickly began looking into the electric vehicle race file as soon as it took over the reins at city hall. A Formula E source said the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve had not been an option on the dates needed, due to renovation work and a festival, and there was now a real risk of the series failing to secure a replacement for its finale.
  • Cardinal Bernard Law Dies at 86

    Cardinal Bernard Law Dies at 86

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    It added Palma would most probably be buried in Rome. January 1984: Law becomes archbishop of Boston . So I agree with Barbara Dorris , executive director for Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), who said of survivors' reactions to Law's death, "I don't think there's going to be any great sadness".
  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he supports same-sex marriage

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he supports same-sex marriage

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    Today, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced he'd changed his mind about marriage equality. "If that is the trend of the modern times, if that will add to your happiness, I am for it", he added. A spokesman for President Duterte confirmed the president's support for gay marriage in a statement . "The goal of marriage is to have a family, kids, but if the couple is of the same sex then one who will suffer the most in this situation is their child because it's not normal", ...
  • Snow showers possible after nightfall; frigid weather expected

    Snow showers possible after nightfall; frigid weather expected

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    The Treasure Valley may see some rain showers during this period but snow is unlikely in the Treasure Valley. Wednesday , a cold Canadian cold front will make its way through western Montana. Here are some storm total snow accumulations today through Wednesday . Mission Valley (through 11am Monday): Pockets of freezing rain with 1"-2" after switching to snow into Monday morning.
  • Sarah Sanders and Democratic lawmaker exchange blows on Twitter

    Sarah Sanders and Democratic lawmaker exchange blows on Twitter

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    In the article, Sanders is quoted in an interview on "Fox and Friends" saying President Donald Trump "would've been happy" to work with Democrats to pass the Republican Party's tax code reform that has since passed in the House . The reporter continued, citing the program and asking if Trump believes in UFOs and if the president would consider restoring funding. But Lieu tweeted out the now-deleted tweet and attacked Sanders for what was actually The Hill's mistake, calling her a ...