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Irena Ivic was driving her regular route on December 22, when she spotted a child running down the street alone, in below-freezing temperatures. Irena can be kissing the boy's forehold while cradling him in her arm. The boy or his parents' identities have not been released yet by authorities. The child went missing after officials believe her mother had a mental health crisis, the transit system statement said.
  • Northern California rookie police officer fatally shot responding to crash

    Northern California rookie police officer fatally shot responding to crash

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    CBS Sacramento reports Corona was sworn in as an officer just two weeks ago. At a press conference, Davis Police Chief Darren Pytel said that Corona was "a rising star in the department". "She felt very strong about that and about protecting the people behind the badge". "She just enjoyed her job". Davis' last officer to die on duty was Douglas Cantrill, who was found inside his patrol vehicle with a gunshot wound to his heart September 7, 1959.
  • An 'electoral coup' in the Democratic Republic of Congo?

    An 'electoral coup' in the Democratic Republic of Congo?

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    Felix Tshisekedi, named as the surprise, provisional victor of last month's much delayed presidential vote, is the 55-year-old son of the country's most respected opposition leader. "In 2006, Jean-Pierre Bemba's victory was stolen, in 2011 Étienne Tshisekedi's victory was stolen". The runner-up, opposition candidate Martin Fayulu, has accused Mr Tshisekedi of reaching a power-sharing deal with the ruling party.
  • Trump Thinks Disaster Relief Can Fund the Border Wall

    Trump Thinks Disaster Relief Can Fund the Border Wall

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    The pressure on Washington to strike a deal intensified Friday when most workers missed their paychecks for the first time. Trump, they argue, could tell backers that he was doing all he could to fight for the wall, even if his order were held up or blocked in court.
  • Pres. Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

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    President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the US handles temporary H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the USA from overseas. Trump issued the message on H-1B amid a government shutdown which resulted from an impasse with congressional Democrats, who are refusing to fund a security package for the southwest border that includes funds for constructing a barrier, Trump's signature campaign promise.
  • NWS: Winter weather advisory issued beginning Friday afternoon

    NWS: Winter weather advisory issued beginning Friday afternoon

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    The earlier you leave Friday morning, the better. It's winter, so it shouldn't be a surprise that we're expecting some snow this weekend as a cold burst of weather hits our region this week. We will also have traffic updates all day, including Rodger Brand and Maria Keena's traffic reports until 9 a.m. today and during Total Information P.M.
  • Michael Cohen, former Trump lawyer, agrees to give open testimony in Congress

    Michael Cohen, former Trump lawyer, agrees to give open testimony in Congress

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    Cohen will be publicly testifying before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, chaired by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). Cohen is coming to Capitol Hill after he pleaded guilty and was sentenced in December to three years in prison on multiple charges, including two campaign finance crimes tied to illicit payments made to silence women during the presidential campaign - crimes that prosecutors say Trump directed Cohen to commit.
  • Suspected gunman in Jazmine Barnes murder has lengthy criminal history

    Suspected gunman in Jazmine Barnes murder has lengthy criminal history

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    Barnes' family may have misidentified the assailants because it was dark and the shooting happened quickly, Gonzalez said. He and Eric Black Jr , 20 - who authorities say acted as his getaway driver - have now been charged. "We are still heartbroken at the thought of a seven-year-old innocent child losing her life in such a violent way", Deric Muhammad, an organizer of a rally in Houston to demand "Justice for Jazmine", said in a statement Monday.
  • Australia consulate scares: Arrest over '38 suspicious parcels'

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    Victorian man Savas Avan has been charged over the series of suspicious packages received at consulates across Melbourne , Canberra and Sydney on Wednesday. consulates on St Kilda Road, along with the British, Swiss, German Korean, Greek, Italian, Pakistani and Egyptian missions were targeted. It came two days after Sydney's Argentinian consulate was partially evacuated following reports of a suspicious substance.
  • Kidnappers of Millionaire's Wife Demand $10M in Crypto

    Kidnappers of Millionaire's Wife Demand $10M in Crypto

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    Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, 68, has been missing since October 31, chief investigator Tommy Broeske said on Wednesday, with police saying she was abducted "against her will". Mr Hagen, who is Norway's 172nd richest man and made his fortune in real estate and the energy sector. Police believe she disappeared from the couple's home, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the Swedish border.
  • Trump holds firm on border wall, offers steel option as compromise

    Trump holds firm on border wall, offers steel option as compromise

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    Such a move would seem certain to draw legal challenges. USA president says he has weighed using emergency powers, but prefers reaching a negotiated agreement with congressional lawmakers. Representatives from the White House and from Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill did meet on the White House grounds Saturday and Sunday, but that yielded little progress.
  • Confusion reigns as Malaysia king abdicates throne

    Confusion reigns as Malaysia king abdicates throne

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    The announcement on Sunday follows a leave of absence by the head of state and rumours he had married a former Russian beauty queen. Despite mounting speculation in recent days the king might give up the throne, there was still palpable shock across the country at the first abdication of a king since the end of British rule in 1957.
  • Trump gives new Pentagon chief a taste of his worldview

    Trump gives new Pentagon chief a taste of his worldview

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    In his Cabinet meeting remarks with reporters present, Trump said he was in no rush to get US troops out of Syria but did not clarify a timetable. Shanahan became acting secretary of defense on Monday, when retired General James Mattis concluded his final day as defense secretary.
  • Trump Confident About Reaching Trade Deal with China

    Trump Confident About Reaching Trade Deal with China

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    The U.S. -China trade war is one piece of the puzzle, as is the backlash to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on a U.S. warrant . Yet those very pressures, analysts say, give the two countries a stronger incentive to make peace. Trump and Xi agreed to postpone additional tariff hikes for 90 days, but economists say that is too little time to resolve their sprawling dispute.