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Source: Fox News

Brian Terry's family hits Democrats over opposition to border wall

Today 13:36 GMT

The family of a Border Patrol agent who was killed in 2010 said Tuesday that Democrats should agree to President Trump's request for $5 billion to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Late Tuesday, Trump tweeted that Democrats "are saying loud and clear that they do not want to build a Concrete Wall - but we are not building a Concrete Wall, we are building artistically designed steel slats, so that you can easily see through it. "It will be beautiful and, at the same time, give our Country the security that our citizens deserve," Trump added.

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Bear in Washington that survived burns from wildfire was shot, killed by hunter, officials say

Today 13:36 GMT

A black bear named Cinder nearly lost her life after suffering severe burns following a wildfire that ravaged parts of Washington state in 2014.

Now, the animal — whose rehabilitation story made national headlines and inspired a children's e-book — was reportedly found shot by a hunter who cut off the animal’s tracking collar and left her remains behind. The bear’s radio-transmitting collar had stopped sending signals in October 2017, leading wildlife officials to first assume Cinder had gone into hibernation for the winter, KOMO-News reported.

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Florida dad shoots, kills son to save younger son during violent fight over billiards game, police say

Today 13:36 GMT

A Florida father, faced with a devastating choice, shot and killed his older son in order to save his younger child after the brothers got into a violent fight over a game of pool Sunday, police said.

Police received a 911 call at 5:47 a.m. from a woman, identified as Marie Maloney, who said her son, Joseph Maloney, 30, was acting irrational and needed to be “Baker Acted” at their Stuart home in The Florida Club, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said in a news conference.

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Source: Common Domain

An ‘expected obliteration’ of financial assets threatens to kill FIRE movement

Today 13:35 GMT

“As a realist who sees the future, it is all but a certainty the DIRE movement will supplant the FIRE movement as the retirement path of choice,” Dogen predicts.

“If you are wise, you will embrace the realities of DIRE as the world heads south,” he said “Giving priority to caring for your family and delaying a super early retirement is the responsible thing to do.”

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Tomi Lahren: Defending Major Golsteyn -- An American hero is being thrown under the bus

Today 09:54 GMT

Major Matt Golsteyn, a former Army Special Forces officer and American hero is being thrown under the bus by the country he put it all on the line to defend.

A decorated former Green Beret could face the DEATH PENALTY from his own government after he admitted to killing a suspected Taliban bomb maker almost a decade ago. Wait, what?

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Source: The Guradian

Colombia: six killed at site of notorious 1990s massacre as violence returns

Today 09:54 GMT

Six people have been killed in a remote Colombian town notorious as the site of one of the worst massacres of the country’s civil war, stoking fears that the brutal violence of the past has returned.

The Colombian government signed a peace deal with leftist insurgents the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (or Farc) in late 2016, formally ending 52 years of civil war that left more than 260,000 dead and 7 million displaced.

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New York Senate Dem apologizes for suggesting GOP staffer kill herself, then blasts her as 'Twitter troll'

Today 13:36 GMT

Kevin Parker, who represents a Brooklyn Senate district, initially tweeted "Kill yourself!" to Republican Senate aide Candice Giove after she accused Parker of misusing a Senate parking placard in Manhattan. Parker later deleted the initial tweet and apologized in another message to Giove, saying that he had "used a poor choice of words.

The Senate's Republican leader, Long Island Sen. John Flanagan said he was "angry and disappointed that Senator Parker would go after one of my employees, or any employee of the New York State Senate, in this way ...

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Source: DW

More journalists killed globally in 2018, report says

Today 07:00 GMT

A total of 80 journalists were killed in the first eleven months of 2018, while 348 were in prison and 60 more were being held hostage, according to figures from Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

Read more: World Press Freedom Index 2018: Europe turning into crisis region for journalists. The non-governmental organization said the murders of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Slovak data journalist Jan Kuciak "highlighted the lengths to which press freedom's enemies are prepared to go.". "Violence against journalists has reached unprecedented levels this year, and the situation is now critical," the organization's head, Christophe Deloire, said in a statement which accompanied the report's release. "The hatred of journalists that is voiced, and sometimes very openly proclaimed, by unscrupulous politicians, religious leaders, and businessmen, has tragic consequences on the ground, and has been reflected in this disturbing increase in violations against journalists."

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Source: BBC

Strikes kill 62 al-Shabab fighters, US says

Tuesday 02:25 GMT

The group retained control over large parts of the country, and the ability to carry out high-profile attacks using suicide bombers, explosive devices, mortars and small arms, the report added.

Somalia-based security think tank the Hiraal Institute said in a report published in November that al-Shabab had been forced to change tactics following the upsurge in air strikes. The institute said the group was now conducting fewer mass attacks on military bases, but attacks on government offices and businesses which refused to pay it taxes had increased markedly.

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Source: BBC

It's 'inconceivable' my brother killed himself

Today 01:30 GMT

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Other than the size of the reward, what makes the case stand out is that the 27-year-old University of Cambridge student was killed 30 years ago. His naked body was found at the bottom of North Head cliffs, a well known gay cruising ground in Sydney at the time.

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Source: The Guradian

Serial rabbit-killer terrorises picturesque Brittany village

Tuesday 01:30 GMT

The local gendarmerie has launched an appeal for witnesses over the “series of cruel acts against domestic rabbits”.

Police were called after the bodies of seven rabbits were discovered slaughtered and dumped on the ground at a home in the village of Minihy-Tréguier on the Côtes-d’Armor coast on Saturday morning. Shocked locals had hoped the killings, which reportedly began in March, had stopped after several weeks passed without any animals being killed.

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Source: Fox News

Strasbourg Christmas market killer's alleged gun source faces preliminary terror charges

Tuesday 23:39 GMT

A man suspected of supplying the gun used to kill five people at a Christmas market lat week in Strasbourg, France, was indicted on preliminary terror charges, multiple media outlets reported Monday.

Two other people were arrested and detained Monday as part of the terror investigation the Paris prosecutor's office has been conducting into the attack. Chekatt, 29, died in a shootout with police in Strasbourg last Thursday, two days after the attack.

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Source: The Guradian

Former Indian MP jailed for life over 1984 Sikh massacre

Tuesday 02:24 GMT

A senior member of India’s Congress party has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the mass murder of Sikhs that followed the assassination of the prime minister Indira Gandhi in 1984.

“I apologise not only to the Sikh community but to the whole Indian nation, because what took place in 1984 is the negation of the concept of nationhood enshrined in our constitution.” While also expressing regret, the current Congress leader told an audience in London this year it was inaccurate to say his party was involved in the crimes.

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Source: Global News

Saudi Arabia praises Trump administration’s ‘prudent position’ on Khashoggi murder

Tuesday 15:25 GMT

In a public statement published by the Saudi Press Agency on Sunday, the kingdom praised the Trump administration for its reluctance to implicate crown prince Mohammed bin Salman in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi Arabia denounces U.S. Senate’s vote blaming crown prince for Khashoggi killing. Instead, Trump has remained steadfast in his support of Saudi arms deals worth billions and has thanked the kingdom for its low oil prices.

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Escaped child killer missing for more than 40 years may be ‘hiding in plain sight,’ feds say

Monday 07:08 GMT

A convicted child murderer who has eluded authorities for more than four decades may be living under an alias in one of two states and “hiding in plain sight,” according to federal officials. The U.S. Marshals Service added Lester Eubanks to its “15 Most Wanted List” on Dec. 7 in hopes of ending his 45-year stint on the lam.

Anyone with information on Eubanks or his possible whereabouts is urged to contact the nearest U.S. Marshals office or the U.S. Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-800-336-0102.


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