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According to a report from The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the inmates overtook the guards , who were driving a transport bus. During transfers, guards don't wear bullet proof vests, according to Greg Dozier, Corrections Commissioner. "Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards ", Deal said.
  • Scottish Premier sees independence in 2025

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    The idea of a so-called progressive alliance involving Labour and the SNP in the event of a hung parliament is "absolute nonsense", Alistair Darling has said. Last week Mr Murray told i: "We need to work as a team to get a Labour government". "Now, I'm not in charge of that timetable and that process". Ms Sturgeon also faced another barracking over the SNP's record in government, with one audience member challenging her to make good her pledge to be judged on education by resigning.
  • Jeff Sessions Testifies About The Russia Investigation

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    When Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia asked if Trump had used his executive privilege - referring to a constitutional doctrine that allows the president to shield his confidential communications - regarding Session's testimony , he said the president had not.
  • China strongly opposes USA arms sales to Taiwan

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    Glossing over disagreements, the defense chiefs from Japan and France on Saturday welcomed USA leadership in the Asia-Pacific to manage the nuclear ambitions of North Korea and maintain regional peace. The Pentagon's role, he said, is to reinforce alliances, strengthen USA military capabilities to deter war in Asia and help enable countries to sustain their own security.
  • United States warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

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    In his speech at the first plenary session of the event, which is also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, the Trump Administration official included Taiwan in its regional strategic partnership with countries in the Asian region for the first time since the summit was launched in 2002.
  • Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey

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    During the hearing, Mr Comey re-asserted the U.S. president asked him to drop the FBI's investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynnover Moscow's alleged meddling in the USA election. "I'm going to open an investigation against you" - that's clearly witness intimidation, and that itself is obstruction of justice", Painter said. The Republican president took to twitter earlier in the day, claiming "total and complete vindication".
  • North Korea considering a bid for 2030 World Cup

    North Korea considering a bid for 2030 World Cup

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    Military intelligence retrieved from the drone's data storage show at least ten detailed images of U.S. THAAD ( Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ) systems that are installed in Seongju golf course near Seoul . The drone found last week has twin engines and flew farther than those discovered in 2014, which had single engines, the Defence Ministry said, suggesting that North Korea is pushing to upgrade its drone arsenal.
  • Ronaldo In Hot Water Over Tax Evasion

    Ronaldo In Hot Water Over Tax Evasion

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    Last month, tax officials said Ronaldo had adjusted his tax declarations and paid an extra €6m (£5.3m) in 2014. The prosecution said that ceding the rights at first to Tollin was "completely unnecessary", unless the intent was to set up a shell company as a vehicle to defraud taxes.
  • Huge fire engulfs London tower block

    Huge fire engulfs London tower block

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    Another witness said a family friend was "stuck on the eighth floor with her 5-year-old daughter" until 5 a.m., nearly four hours after the fire broke out. "People are still trapped on their windows screaming for their lives saying they can't get out", tweeted a man who identified himself as Fabio Bebber.
  • Ambulances sent to London fire scene

    Ambulances sent to London fire scene

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    Ambulance officials say crews remain on scene as firefighters continue to battle the blaze in the 24-story building. Local news agencies report at least 30 people have been taken to hospitals and there are a "significant number of people" who are unaccounted for.