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by | December 27, 2018 | 09:11

But hopes of finding them alive looked slim on Wednesday after floodwaters rushed through the illegal "rat-hole" pit. Five of the 20 who were in the mine at the time have escaped the flooding and managed to climb out. Attempts to rescue the miners have been suspended for the meantime because of the lack of equipment, mainly pumps to drain out the water. In his tweet, Gandhi slammed Modi for not "offering necessary help to rescue the trapped miners".

by | December 27, 2018 | 07:39

Officials are on the lookout for a grey, extended cab Dodge Ram pickup. The California Highway Patrol issued a blue alert , initiated after acts of violence against law enforcement, for Stanislaus, Merced, San Joaquin, Tuolumne and Santa Clara counties.

by | December 27, 2018 | 08:02

Another 500 or so asylum-seekers are expected to be released into the city Wednesday. "Hundreds of migrant families released onto the streets of El Paso on Christmas Eve, without food, money or help". Valencia reported that he spoke to a migrant who had been released by ICE, but he told him that he was not seeking asylum, and would instead head to Missouri.

by | December 27, 2018 | 05:31

He told them to leave and they "approached him aggressively", police sources said . "It's not gonna happen". "Stand back!" Ali can be heard saying on the video. "It's alarming to think about being the woman and also being the person who was drunk and attacked the officer and went on the train tracks", said subway rider Mia Ryan.

by | December 27, 2018 | 05:04

One Colorado police department is refusing to let a Grinch steal Christmas . or anything else, for that matter. She only removes the reindeer head once and can be seen on the camera. Police said the crime occurred early in the morning on Tuesday on the 300 block of Hickory Street. Police are asking anyone with information about the crime or the suspect to call an officer with Fort Collins police at 970-221-6555 or to call Larimer County Crime Stoppers at 970-221-6868.

by | December 27, 2018 | 04:18

The vessel was 267 miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico , at the time. In July, a 33-year-old employee on a Norwegian Cruise Lines ship went overboard and was rescued a day later by a Carnival cruise ship after he spent 22 hours in the waters about 21 miles north of Cuba.

by | December 27, 2018 | 04:24

The outlet warned drivers on Interstates 25, 29, 35, 70, 80, 90, and 94 to be careful and "anticipate hard travel". In west central and central Minnesota the warning went into effect at 6 p.m. Temperatures will climb into the low 30s early tomorrow morning, which will transition snow over to rain or freezing rain for most of central WI. North winds 10 to 20 miles per hour.

by | December 27, 2018 | 03:37

A policeman was among the five confirmed dead. Bloody videos have been circulated online showing victims lying on the road near a bus that has crashed in the middle of the street. China has suffered a spate of similar incidents this year. The official Xinhua News Agency reported that 22 others were injured, one seriously, in the Tuesday afternoon attack in Longyan in Fujian province, about 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) south of Shanghai.

by | December 27, 2018 | 03:39

The daughters of Queens podiatrist Larry Braunstein, who rented his office space from Trump's father Fred C. Trump, told the newspaper that their father diagnosed the future president with bone spurs to render him ineligible for the draft. "That was the small favour that he got", she explained. They said it was a "favor" to Fred Trump , the father of the current president who owned the Queens building Braunstein worked out of.

by | December 27, 2018 | 02:17

Border Patrol, says that while the organization does not support the shutdown, it does support the border wall. This was also the first time he had said that replacing old fencing would count, in his mind, toward his central campaign promise of building a "big handsome wall" on the U.S.

by | December 27, 2018 | 03:09

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday his country will deploy its first hypersonic nuclear-capable missile system in 2019. The glide vehicle is capable of flying at hypersonic speed in the dense layers of the atmosphere, maneuvering by its flight path and its altitude and breaching any anti-missile defense.

by | December 27, 2018 | 02:45

Genesis Diaz, Sniffles' foster owner, says she will wake up with puppy kisses in the morning. "Genesis Diaz, Foster Owner: "He's a very laid back dog, likes to snort a lot". The pupper is being treated and will also receive some dental work, with vets saying his current grin will not look the same when he's ready for adoption in the new year.

by | December 27, 2018 | 02:40

It commonly believed that the 25th of December is the birth day of Jesus Christ . Pew also found a clear divide along partisan lines, with almost two-thirds of Republicans saying they would attend church on Christmas (65 percent), while among Democrats, less than half (45 percent) said they planned on attending religious services.

by | December 27, 2018 | 01:38

Mary Crocker , 13, and Elwyn Crocker Jr , 14, were discovered last Thursday underneath their father Elwyn Crocker Sr's garden in Guyton, Georgia. "I've been doing this 41 years, and a while ago I nearly broke down in tears", said local Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie , according to The Atlanta-Journal Constitution.

by | December 27, 2018 | 02:19

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has said the wall funding will "never pass the Senate" and urged Trump to abandon the request so the government can be funded. Four days into the shutdown, Mr. Trump has attempted to negotiate, but it's not clear there's been any movement from Democrats, as both sides begin to ponder a shutdown that could last into the new year.

by | December 27, 2018 | 00:50

The quake damaged buildings and injured about 30 people. A Christmas Eve eruption of Mount Etna, the most active volcano in Europe, was the first since spring of 2017. Debris of a partially collapsed house sit on the street in Fleri, Sicily Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. An 80-year-old man was extracted from the rubble of his home that crumbled, ANSA reported.

by | December 27, 2018 | 01:04

At least one policeman was killed, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said. Several others were wounded in Monday's massacre on a site where the Ministry of Public Works and an office that handles pensions and benefits for war veterans are located, health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh said.

by | December 27, 2018 | 00:35

Both people who were on board a small plane that crashed and caught fire in a residential neighborhood of South Dakota's largest city died, authorities said Wednesday. Smith says two homes suffered significant damage and two more were affected by debris. "(It) sounded like a plane did a nose dive into the ground", Jamison said.

by | December 27, 2018 | 02:15

Reuters reported last week that the Pentagon was considering using special operations teams to target Islamic State militants in Syria , based out of Iraq. Trump had faced scrutiny for putting off a visit to the troops. President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to USA troops in Iraq on Wednesday - his first trip to a combat zone as Commander in Chief.

by | December 26, 2018 | 10:54

Police then arrived and evacuated the rest of the residents. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and Urban Search and Rescue teams, as well as engineers, were set to go to the 10th floor to find the source of the cracking as of 7.40 p.m. The building sits at the southern end of the Olympic Park Parkview Precinct - part of the "Master Plan 2030" to turn the park into a new town centre with new homes and amenities.

by | December 26, 2018 | 08:29

The three attackers were suspected to be Islamic State militants, the security source, who requested not to be named, told Reuters. Libya has been a haven for militants since a 2011 uprising toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi. The group took control of the coastal city of Sirte in 2015 but lost it late in 2016 to local forces backed by USA air strikes. "Weakness and a security breakdown" allowed assailants to attack the foreign ministry, he said.

by | December 26, 2018 | 06:11

In addition to his usual complaints about "Fake News " and Democrats, Trump has also taken aim at the Federal Reserve, praised Saudi Arabia, and dismissed Washington's envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition as an " Obama appointee " who gave Iran $1.8 billion " in CASH " as part of the " horrific " nuclear deal.

by | December 26, 2018 | 06:10

In a statement Saturday night, the foreign ministry called the incident an "illegal, aggressive and hostile act" by Venezuela "which once again demonstrates the real threat to Guyana's economic development by its western neighbor". It also said it informed the United Nations and sent a protest note to Guyana's government. The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry nonetheless justified its actions in a statement this weekend, explaining that a Venezuelan navy ship "engaging in its customary patrols ...

by | December 26, 2018 | 06:14

Additionally, Beijing has condemned the United Kingdom and the European Union for hypocrisy noting that they had double standards after they repeatedly expressed concern about two detained Canadians, but they failed to mention Chinese top executive Meng Wanzhou who was arrested in Canada.

by | December 26, 2018 | 05:20

The Reuters news agency reported that thousands of residents had to move to higher ground, and a high-tide warning was extended to Wednesday. One of the most horrifying images to emerge from the sudden disaster was a rock band swept off the stage in mid-performance when the deadly wave came ashore.

by | December 26, 2018 | 06:55

Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing and known to her fans as the Notorious RBG , has achieved an iconic status rare for Supreme Court justices. Continued the statement, "According to the thoracic surgeon, Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, both nodules removed during surgery were found to be malignant on initial pathology evaluation".

by | December 26, 2018 | 05:30

He said he hoped that an internationally-brokered truce for Yemen would bring relief to that country's people, especially children, "exhausted by war and starvation". To extend his outreach this Christmas, Francis sent his trusted secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to Iraq to celebrate with the country's long-suffering Christians.

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:29

He was arrested during Saturday's protest for possession of a Category D weapon, believed to be a kind of baton, and "participating in a group with intent to commit vandalism and violence". Being in Chad, the president stressed that he had constantly been in contacts with the Interior Minister of France, who closely followed the course of Saturday's protests.

by | December 26, 2018 | 03:02

Trump tweeted Sunday, the shutdown's second day, that what's needed is "a good old fashioned WALL that works", not aerial drones or other measures that "are wonderful and lots of fun" but not the answer to address drugs, gangs, human trafficking and other criminal elements entering the country.

by | December 26, 2018 | 02:48

However, in early September, US Special Representative to Syria James Jeffrey made it clear that US military forces were "no longer pulling out by the end of the year". In recent weeks Turkey said the US was dragging its feet in implementing the deal and vowed to launch a new offensive against the Kurds. The United States considers Iran a sponsor of terrorism and lists a litany of other grievances, including its nuclear and ballistic missile program.

by | December 26, 2018 | 01:47

Anti-government protests have rattled Sudan since Wednesday after the government tripled the price of a loaf of bread. An AFP journalist saw security officers stationed on the roofs of buildings along the expected route of Tuesday's march, which was called by an umbrella labour group.

by | December 26, 2018 | 02:00

In early December SANA and state television reported that Syrian air defenses had opened fire near Damascus airport but later both state media outlets withdrew the report without explanation. Israel is widely believed to have been behind a series of airstrikes in the past that mainly targeted Iranian and Hezbollah forces fighting alongside the government in Syria.

by | December 26, 2018 | 02:31

But the child became more seriously ill Monday night, when he vomited, and was taken back to the hospital. "The child was held for an additional 90 minutes for observation and then released from the hospital mid-afternoon on December 24 with prescriptions for amoxicillin and Ibuprofen", CBP said in a news release.

by | December 26, 2018 | 02:12

NORAD was fielding calls throughout the day and night from children, trying to pinpoint exactly where Santa was and when he would make his long awaited arrival. NORAD has kept the tradition going ever since. President Donald Trump has a way of making news even when most of the world probably isn't paying attention.

by | December 25, 2018 | 14:06

For now, the shutdown is limited to only some of the federal government's operations. US military operations will continue around the world. West Point and the New York Air National Guard Base at Stewart Airport are not impacted by the shutdown.