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by | May 10, 2019 | 02:55

A child in Georgia opened a toy box gifted by him mom, only to find that it contained an illegal drug. According to investigator Jim Riggs with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office in Georgia, the meth was packaged carefully and wasn't unsafe to the child who is believed to be younger than 10.

by | May 10, 2019 | 03:00

Keith Raniere, the founder of the group NXIVM , is accused of recruiting women to join the group and wielding total control over them - forcing them to have sex with him and branding them with his initials. The government's case against Raniere will be laid out over the next six weeks. "Vanguard", as Raniere was also known, was the leader of Nxivm, a purported executive coaching organisation which according to prosecutors served to extort money from followers and enable him to exploit ...

by | May 10, 2019 | 02:11

Preliminary results show that the citizen-led initiative narrowly passed Tuesday. Denver Elections expects to continue accepting military and overseas ballots, but typically those numbers are small. The results suggest that the decriminalization of psilocybin - the drug found in magic mushrooms - is a move too radical for even Denver, a city known for its openness to marijuana.

by | May 10, 2019 | 02:48

According to WSVN-TV , Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County school districts have said they would not comply with the newly signed legislation. " This was the most preventable school shooting that I've ever seen data on ", Ryan Petty, a member of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission, told media following the report's release.

by | May 10, 2019 | 03:27

A separate statement by a North Korean foreign ministry spokesman, also unnamed, described the weekend launches as a "routine and self-defensive military drill". Inside Story: Why did Pyongyang fire new missiles? The US president said that although North Koreans want to negotiate, he does not think that "they're ready to negotiate".

by | May 10, 2019 | 01:57

The U.S. on Wednesday finished a weeklong sail through the South China Sea with India, Japan and the Philippines, a region fraught with tension amid disputed territorial claims, according to a Navy statement Thursday. "The group sail was aimed to deepen the existing partnership and foster mutual understanding among the participating navies". "Our bond of friendship with our regional partners is as strong as our commitment to maintain peace and stability in the region", said Capt.

by | May 10, 2019 | 03:08

When the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr . on Wednesday to answer questions about Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, Republicans immediately berated their colleague Richard Burr , the Republican chair of the committee.

by | May 09, 2019 | 04:20

We're not sure why we're fighting with Republicans", a source close to Trump Jr. told Axios . At the time, Trump, Jr. admitted to knowing little about the Trump Tower Moscow and being only "peripherally aware" of negotiations surrounding a potential Russian expansion for the Trump company.

by | May 09, 2019 | 02:58

The workings of the New York Senate on Wednesday produced a vote on a bill geared toward making President Donald Trump's state tax returns available for viewing by members of Congress, even as the U.S. New York's proposed law wouldn't authorize the discloser of Trump's returns in any of the years described in the Times report. While no companion bill has been introduced in the Senate, Trump and other Republicans leaders have publicly tied the resolution to Warren.

by | May 09, 2019 | 02:41

When they took control of the House this year, they gained the power to demand to see the information under section 6103 of the tax code, which gives chairs of certain committees power to request returns. The Treasury Secretary is declining to comply with a Congressional request for the President's tax returns . According to the Washington Post's Damian Paletta, the Justice Department refused to release its formal legal opinion on the matter-possibly because it doesn't exist.

by | May 09, 2019 | 02:54

The suspects were identified only as two male students of the school, one an adult and the other under age 18, the sheriff said. Kendrick Castillo , 18, died in the shooting , according to authorities. The sheriff's office has identified one of the suspects as 18-year-old Devon Erickson , and the other as a juvenile, according to the Times . A court hearing had not yet been set for the second suspect, a juvenile, as of early Wednesday morning.

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:07

Seoul's foreign ministry says Biegun will be here until Saturday, meeting with his counterpart, Lee Do-hoon, South Korea's special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs. "The North's missiles pose a threat to lives and safety of South Koreans", said MP Na Kyung-won of the conservative opposition Liberty Korea party.

by | May 09, 2019 | 00:58

The forensic staff has begun collecting evidence from the blast site. The IGP said police would share their findings once they conclude their probe. He further said that the police department had raw intelligence regarding potential security threat however the exact location was unknown.

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:16

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a hastily organized visit to neighboring Iraq on Tuesday, where he accused Iran of planning "imminent" attacks. During his speech, Mr Rouhani said that Iran will stop selling heavy water, which is a component of making nuclear weapons and nuclear energy that is not radioactive.

by | May 09, 2019 | 00:56

He was not part of the report . Some nations hit harder by the losses, like small island countries, wanted more in the report. In total, we extract around 60 billion tonnes of natural resources from the Earth every year - a rise of 80 percent in a matter of decades.

by | May 09, 2019 | 02:08

Bolton said in a Sunday statement that the decision to deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln was made "in response to a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings ". Iran's top security body has labeled the sudden United States moves to send an aircraft carrier and bombers to the Middle East a form of "psychological warfare".

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:15

He did not elaborate on the degree to which Iran was prepared to enrich uranium, which at high levels of enrichment can be used in nuclear weapons. The Trump administration , which abruptly announced in December that it was pulling out of Syria, still maintains 2,000 US troops in the northern part of the war-torn country.

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:05

The assault began shortly before midday, when a auto bomb exploded in the compound of the non-profit Counterpart International, in the Shahr Naw area of Kabul , the latest assault by Taliban insurgents even as they hold peace talks. The attack could undermine a sixth round of peace talks between US and Taliban representatives in Qatar seeking negotiations to end the almost 18-year conflict.

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:39

Bibi's release a year ago followed a period of intense worldwide pressure on Pakistan to respect its Christian minority. Christian mother Asia Bibi was initially sentenced to death in Pakistan. The Supreme Court's quashing of her sentence on October 31 past year led to violent protests by religious hardliners who support strong blasphemy laws, while more liberal sections of society urged her release.

by | May 09, 2019 | 00:59

The administration said the latest tariff escalation would take effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, hiking levees on Chinese products such as internet modems and routers, printed circuit boards, vacuum cleaners and furniture. "At some point, the president is going to figure out that they're not going to give him everything he wants", William Reinsch, a trade policy expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies , said.

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:25

Here are some of the best resources available to track the 2019 South African Election results. 19 more parties than 2004. South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment.

by | May 09, 2019 | 01:52

The bodies were found about 50 kilometres west of the city in a wooded area in Kananaskis Country near Grizzly Creek, according to police. At the time police said the man they arrested remained the main suspect. Last week the Mirror tracked down Leeming where he denied any involvement in the Jasmine and Aliyah's disappearance. "We are in absolute agony, we just want an answer", Amber said, adding that Robbie, her brother and Aliyah's father, "isn't really talking to many people" since the ...

by | May 08, 2019 | 04:40

Cases of rape, incest, or if the life of the mother is in danger are exceptions to the law. Under current law, women in Georgia can seek an abortion during the first 20 weeks of a pregnancy. "But our job is to do what is right, not what is easy", Kemp said . Other states, including electoral powerhouses Florida and Texas, are considering following suit.

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:06

Researchers say they have been used in religious practices for decades for their effects on users' perceptions and spiritual experiences. The federal government still classifies psilocybin as a Schedule I drug, defined as having no medical objective and a high potential for abuse.

by | May 08, 2019 | 04:25

In comments on Sunday at the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan , the Sultan said there were "many questions and misperceptions with regard to the implementation" of the laws. 'Both the common law and the Syariah law aim to ensure peace and harmony of the country.' They are also crucial in protecting the morality and decency of the country as well as the privacy of individuals'.

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:59

According to CNN reporter DJ Judd , one demonstrator yelled, "Repent!" and another said, "Marriage is between a man and a woman!" Fellow presidential candidate, former Texas Rep. The South Bend mayor elaborated, "I hear about taking care of the marginalized and defending the weak and supporting the poor and visiting the prisoner and welcoming the stranger and humility and decency".

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:13

Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo's visit came as the Trump administration is intensifying its pressure campaign against Iran. "The American people should know we've done that". Iran's state-run broadcaster Press TV also dismissed the deployment as "a "regularly scheduled" one by the US Navy, and Bolton has just tried to talk it up".

by | May 08, 2019 | 04:19

Ross, who is on a two-day India visit, raised the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and during his bilateral meeting with commerce minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday. Asked if the USA would consider selling its crude to India at discount rates to offset the expected shortfall in Iranian supply, Ross said, as carried by Reuters: "Oil is owned by private people so the government can not force people to make concessionary prices".

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:26

Speaking in the wake of "terrible" local election results Mr Duncan Smith told Matt Frei that Theresa May was now a "caretaker Prime Minister". And according to reports in The Daily Telegraph , Mrs May could be willing to concede. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said this morning the Prime Minister had "blown the confidentiality" after details of the negotiations were leaked to the press.

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:37

The 25-year-old woman then pulled the foot-long reptile out of the yoga trousers she was wearing, according to WBBH . The woman was a passenger in a pickup truck that was pulled over around 3:15 a.m.in Punta Gorda after allegedly blowing past a stop sign, according to television station WBBH in Fort Myers, Florida.

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:01

Meanwhile, Israel's Kan 11 reported that the war was conducted by Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Islamic Jihad leader Ziad al-Nakhala over the phone from Cairo, as guests of the Egyptian government. The IDF said the attack was not particularly advanced. Several other casualties marked the first time since 2014 that Israeli civilians have been killed from rocket attacks out of the Gaza Strip .

by | May 08, 2019 | 04:09

An American Airlines spokesperson said the carrier had both the AOA Disagree alert and indicator on all 737 jets since the first delivery in 1999. "That's negligence from Boeing in regards the AOA system", said Evi Samsul Komar, whose son and nephew were on the fatal flight.

by | May 08, 2019 | 02:24

Their sentence was seen as an attack on press freedom and questioned Myanmar's democracy. Witnesses saw the two reporters leave the prison. "I can't wait to go to my newsroom", he told Reuters . Before their arrest in December 2017, the reporters had been investigating the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys by security forces in Rakhine State during an army crackdown that began in August 2017.

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:42

According to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll , seven in 10 Democrats want impeachment hearings to begin now that Mueller's redacted Russian Federation report is public, but just 39 percent of Americans overall are in favor of impeachment hearings.

by | May 08, 2019 | 03:20

A number of legal experts have said the law clearly states Mnuchin must release the president's tax returns upon request from Congress. Mnuchin said Monday he had made his decision in consultation with the US Department of Justice. Attorney General Barr was scheduled to appear at, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 2, 2019. "This blatant affront to the rule of law can not go unanswered", Tax March and Stand Up America said in a joint statement .