• NYPD to deploy drone over Times Square New Year's Eve festivities

    NYPD to deploy drone over Times Square New Year's Eve festivities

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    The unusual, long year that was 2018 is finally coming to a close, and there's no better way to say goodbye than by watching the Times Square Ball Drop. Who's performing: Jason Aldean, Florence + the Machine, Robin Thicke and others will be performing. ABC correspondent Martha Raddatz , NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, CNN New Day host Alisyn Camerota , and Fox News anchor Jon Scott are among those TV news personalities who will participate.
  • Photo of truck sought in 7-year-old girl's slaying released

    Photo of truck sought in 7-year-old girl's slaying released

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    Police said that some kind of altercation in the parking lot may have led to the shooting , and the gunman fired into the vehicle holding the five females, killing the girl and injuring the woman in her arm. "People who usually commit this type of crime talk about it", Sheriff's Maj. The suspect, who is still at large, "is considered armed and risky", Razo told reporters.
  • White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

    White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

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    Graham said he pitched Trump on a possible deal "that would include around $5 billion for border security slash wall slash fencing - whatever you want to call it, in areas that make sense - and deal with another problem that's looming". Walter Jones suggested last week. Kelly's remark comes amid a partial government shutdown that went into effect after lawmakers could not agree on a budget given the president's demand for $5 billion in border wall funding.
  • Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

    Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

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    The national disaster agency said the weather system was "no longer affecting any part of the country" but forecast light rain for some areas. At least 17 people were still missing and more than 40,000 left homeless by the storm, civil defence officials said.
  • Four die in Russian apartment building collapse; searchers race weather

    Four die in Russian apartment building collapse; searchers race weather

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    He was also shown donning a white coat and visiting a victim in hospital. Authorities said rescue teams were to work through the night, with local temperatures expected to plunge to minus 23 Celsius. Senior officials, including the emergencies and health ministers, flew to Magnitogorsk to oversee the rescue operation. Dubrovsky said later that some apartments were leased and in general, 120 people, were housed in the collapsed part of the building.
  • Strike call, protests in DR Congo after new election delay

    Strike call, protests in DR Congo after new election delay

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    His comments came a day after CENI said voting would not take place until March next year in at least three cities, citing the Ebola outbreak and ethnic violence. Health officials have said precautions were in place to allow voting. On Wednesday , it declared the vote would be postponed again in violence-hit parts of the country.
  • Yemeni boy whose mother battled US Muslim ban buried in California

    Yemeni boy whose mother battled US Muslim ban buried in California

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    Shaima Swileh, of Yemen , holds her son Abdullah Hassan at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Hassan and Abdullah, who are both U.S. citizens, had flown to the USA on 1 October to seek medical treatment for the child. When the boy's health worsened, the father went to California in October to get their son help, while Swileh remained in Egypt hoping for a visa. Abdullah had been on life support, but his condition was fatal and doctors had given him only days to live.
  • Six Iranians cross English Channel in inflatable boat from France

    Six Iranians cross English Channel in inflatable boat from France

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    On Tuesday, French authorities rescued eight migrants, including two children, after their engine failed off the port of Calais as they tried to make a similar crossing. asked for daily updates", it said in a statement on Friday. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said the armed forces were ready to offer help if needed but there had no requests from the Home Office.
  • Sheriff: Suspected cop killer 'should have been reported to ICE'

    Sheriff: Suspected cop killer 'should have been reported to ICE'

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    Tom Letras told the Modesto Bee newspaper. Singh pulled over the attacker as part of a drunken driving investigation and fired back to try to defend himself, Christianson said . He was tied to multiple gangs and had two previous DUI arrests. The sheriff says Perez Arriaga was a native of Mexico and had been in the USA illegally for several years.
  • Winter Storm to Arrive Late Tonight

    Winter Storm to Arrive Late Tonight

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    Most of Minnesota should be in the clear by the afternoon, and snow could linger across northwest Wisconsin and the UP through Friday evening. Most flights from Hector International Airport in Fargo, N.D., were canceled, and bus service between North Dakota and Minnesota was halted, as well.
  • Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau loses two-thirds of height

    Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau loses two-thirds of height

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    The eruption of Mount Anak Krakatau in South Lampung regency, Lampung, has stopped, according to the Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG). The alert level for the volcano remains at its second-highest - Level 3. A brief tsunami warning has been issued for the Philippines, as well as for the coasts of Indonesia and Palau, after a powerful 7.0 natural disaster hit the southern island of Mindanao.