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World Trump Lawyer Paid Porn Star $130K for Her Silence
Author: 0 Trump Lawyer Paid Porn Star $130K for Her Silence

What the Journal claims the silence was in connection with: an alleged consensual sexual encounter Trump had with Stephanie Clifford , who goes by Stormy Daniels in films, in July 2006. She allegedly hit her then-husband Michael Mosny several times after getting upset at "how the clothes had been done" and became more "upset about some bills that hadn't been paid".

World Israel closes Gaza's only commercial border crossing until further notice
Author: 0 Israel closes Gaza's only commercial border crossing until further notice

The military said that the passageway was used to smuggle terrorists and ammunition from Egypt into the blockaded Palestinian enclave. "We know it's a terror tunnel because it passes under different strategic assets", Conricus said, referring to its proximity to the fuel pipelines into Gaza, the Kerem Shalom Crossing and a military installation nearby.

World GM seeking OK for autonomous Cruise in 2019
Author: 0 GM seeking OK for autonomous Cruise in 2019

These developments are not without their technological challenges, such as the competitive race to develop the optimal vehicle sensor technology for self-driving vehicles. Late past year, Waymo started an autonomous ride-hailing service in Phoenix using a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan. In light of this unusual design, GM has filed the Safety Petition to the U.S.

World Home and Away star Jessica Falkholt dies one day after family's funeral
Author: 0 Home and Away star Jessica Falkholt dies one day after family's funeral

Vivian and Lars were tragically killed instantly in the crash, while Jessica and Annabelle were pulled form the auto by bystanders. JESSICA Falkholt has had her life support switched off one day after the funeral for three members of her family killed in an horrific Boxing Day crash, according to reports.

World Palestinians slam Israeli settlement project in West Bank
Author: 0 Palestinians slam Israeli settlement project in West Bank

The 315 signatories covered the gamut of religious streams, including Orthodox, Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist clergy, according to J Street, the liberal Middle East policy group that initiated the letter. Shevah is the first Israeli killed since then. The Israeli media quoted Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman as saying that he would ask the Israeli government for approval Wednesday for a plan to build 1,285 new settlement units this year in settlements in the West Bank.

Author: 0 Judge blocks Trump from rescinding DACA

King added that an attempt to put any undocumented immigrants on the pathway to citizenship is a ploy to expand the Democratic voting block. The Obama-era program shielded those brought to the USA illegally as children from deportation and gave them the right to work legally.

World Winter Weather in Green Country Tip Sheet
Author: 0 Winter Weather in Green Country Tip Sheet

While the snowfall would be the most the area's seen this winter, it's the high winds that will follow that could make travel treacherous for the Thursday afternoon commute. Wednesday . New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. With a stiff north wind, wind chills will dip to as low as -20° in some spots.

World Jewish Voice for Peace, five other United States groups on Israel's BDS blacklist
Author: 0 Jewish Voice for Peace, five other United States groups on Israel's BDS blacklist

According to Erdan, this move is yet "another step in [Israel's] work to thwart anti-Israel boycott organizations". "The boycott organisations need to know that the state of Israel will act against them and will not allow them to enter its territory in order to harm its citizens", Public Security and Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan wrote in a Hebrew-language statement.

World Trump calls author of book on him 'a total loser'
Author: 0 Trump calls author of book on him 'a total loser'

According to Wolff's book , Trump alleged he installed Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi Arabia's crown prince, and took credit for it. Earlier on Saturday, Wolff said the revelations in his book were likely to bring an end to Trump's time in the White House .

World Sumpter Twp. couple wanted for murder of girl, 4, arrested in Georgia
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Fields and Diaz are charged with felony murder, second-degree murder, and first-degree child abuse and torture, according to a press release issued Monday, Jan. She was taken to the hospital and shortly after pronounced dead. MI police charged Candice Diaz and Brad Fields in the death of Diaz's four-year-old daughter.

World Rivals.com reporter Courtney Roland missing in Houston
Author: 0 Rivals.com reporter Courtney Roland missing in Houston

Her white Jeep was found overnight in a parking garage close to the shopping center, police said. No word on what happened during the hours she was missing. Police said Roland did not appear to know that anyone was looking for her. Police said that they do not suspect any foul play, and have no reason to believe any crimes were committed.

World Sessions Unleashes the Hounds on Pro-Pot States
Author: 0 Sessions Unleashes the Hounds on Pro-Pot States

Cole, discouraging prosecutors from pursuing marijuana-related charges in states - including OR and Washington - where it has been legalized . That statement includes rescission of the Cole Memo , issued in 2013 and long regarded as providing a safe haven by cannabis entrepreneurs.

World Friday's First Warning Forecast: Below zero wind chill
Author: 0 Friday's First Warning Forecast: Below zero wind chill

The alert is released when wind chills are expected to be 10 to 20 degrees below zero. To make you feel even colder there is a cold record that could be set on Saturday detailed in the weather video above. High pressure will give us another mostly sunny day Sunday with highs back to the teens. These showers will not be as widespread or as potent as Thursday's storm, just a disturbance sliding through from the Midwest.

World North Kashmir: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore
Author: 0 North Kashmir: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore

According to reports, the bomb was planted by militants near a shop amid a strike called by separatists. Jammu and Kashmir police took to Twitter to confirm the blast and number of policemen killed in the blast. The attack targeted a patrol unit of the police in the main market in Sopore. "May the four courageous J&K police personnel killed in the line of duty today rest in peace", Abdullah tweeted.

World Call for 'latte levy' to cut disposable coffee cup waste
Author: 0 Call for 'latte levy' to cut disposable coffee cup waste

Two of the UK's most prominent waste management companies and the Paper Cup Alliance have responded to the call from the Environmental Audit Committee today for a 25p "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups. Takeaway beverage chains including Caffè Nero, Costa Coffee, McDonald's, Pret A Manger and Starbucks have signed up to a scheme to collect and recycle more of the current types of cup.

World Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt
Author: 0 Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt

One tourist is dead and over a dozen more were injured in a hot air balloon crash in Egypt on Friday, the latest balloon accident in a number of tragedies in the popular tourist region of Luxor over the past few years. Such flights usually start before sunrise and pass over green fields leading to the Valley of the Kings - the burial site of famous boy king Tutankhamun and other pharaohs.

World PMI rises to 52.5 in last month
Author: 0 PMI rises to 52.5 in last month

The result was the highest since August. "Higher new orders encouraged firms to increase employment sharply", said Gabriella Dickens, an economist at IHS Markit . China's manufacturing sector is expected to continue expanding in 2018 despite the slight decline of an index, said investment bank China International Capital Corporation (CICC).

World South Korea offers talks with defiant North ahead of Olympics
Author: 0 South Korea offers talks with defiant North ahead of Olympics

But the North has not answered a call by the South since it severed the channel in February 2016 in an angry protest against Seoul's shutdown of an inter-Korean industrial complex. "The United States will never start a war with me and our country", he said, adding that Pyongyang has "completed the creation of North Korea's nuclear forces".

World Uproar As Dead Men Make Govt's Boards List
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Among the dead persons appointed is Christopher Utov who was appointed a member of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research. Closer perusing of the recently released list of appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari into the boards of some government agencies and parastatals has shown that six persons, and not just three as earlier reported in some media, found their names into the list.

World Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back
Author: 0 Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back

However, the constable has filed a complaint against the MLA. Blaming the PCC for mismanagement at the party's office gate, Kumari added, "I can only blame myself for the unsavoury incident". However, she said the constable pushed her and abused her. No one has a right to raise the hand against someone, at least not the Congress culture.

World Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship title
Author: 0 Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship title

What got Anand believing and backing himself to take home the title in Riyadh was a stunning win against world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in 34 moves in the ninth round. But it has just been the most wonderful surprise. After 2 minutes, it suddenly hit me that I was winning. "It's an absolutely unbelievable feeling and just so unexpected after all the disappointments in rapid chess", says Anand.

World Daughter of Eric Garner dead at 27 following heart attack
Author: 0 Daughter of Eric Garner dead at 27 following heart attack

The Bronx teen was wrongly imprisoned in Rikers Island for three years but killed himself after being released. "She is in a superior place". Doctors said the pregnancy had put a strain on her heart, which was later found to be enlarged. "I can't really say it's a black and white issue", she said. "It's about the cop and manhandling their energy". Bernie Sanders of Vermont and noticeably showed up in an advertisement for his battle.

Author: 0 Fresh protests over economy in Iran

Iranians citizens continue to protest in several cities on Friday, particularly in the capital, Tehran and Kermanshah in the west of the country. The demonstrators blamed Rouhani's government for high prices and mocked its hollow promises.