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by | January 02, 2018 | 01:58

Chicago saw a roughly 16 percent decrease in homicides in 2017 compared to 2016, the deadliest year in two decades, but the city still finished the year with a death toll that, before 2016, was not seen since the early 2000s. The department believes their smart policing strategy and hiring more officers to the force, among other things, helped to drive the homicide and shootings down across the city.

by | January 02, 2018 | 02:01

All of that, he said , explains a motive as to why Trump and his surrogates have been trying to interfere with the investigation. Seeking Mueller's removal "would have severe repercussions for Americans" sense of justice here at home and for our reputation for fairness around the world, ' they wrote in a letter to President Donald Trump on Friday that was coordinated by Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.

by | January 02, 2018 | 00:27

As part of restoring the deterrence lost during the Obama era, the U.S. should meet every case of repression with clear consequences, whether in the form of renewed sanctions against the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, or the curtailing of imports, or the suspension of business ties.

by | January 02, 2018 | 00:24

Looking to capitalize on "the political potency of sexual harassment charges", Bloom contacted a pro-Clinton "super PAC" after Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination for money to help her vet a claim against him. The unnamed woman finally requested a payment of $2 million. Buell also reportedly donated $100,000 in a bid to help former President Bill Clinton win his first presidential election.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:54

District Jail Superintendent Shailendra Maitrey got the information about the escape on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. However, the fourth prisoner injured himself while jumping from the wall and was caught. Chief Jail Guard Sonveer Singh, Barrack In-charge Abhayram, Watch Guard of wall Vijay Singh and patroling In-charge Hirendra were suspended after they were found guilty in initial inspection.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:30

Trump's move sparked deadly protests in the occupied Palestinian territories and major rallies in support of the Palestinians across the Muslim world. Today, while marking the 53rd anniversary of his Fatah movement, Abbas called Jerusalem "the eternal capital of the Palestinian people". Israeli army detained 6,742 Palestinians along the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank in 2017, according to Palestinian organizations Sunday.

by | January 02, 2018 | 01:04

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy - isolated showers (20% coverage); a high of 64°. A Wind Chill Advisory will be in effect until 9 PM tonight. Arctic air has settled into the central Plains with temperatures in the single digits and low teens across Kansas, and even colder temperatures to our North.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:26

After they were done, the publication reports that they installed a "wooden picnic table and chilly bin", which is obviously some cute-as Kiwi word for an esky. Police had not been informed about the man-made island during the group's celebrations, however it is reported that their sanctuary was still in tact on Monday.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:43

This and easterly winds will allow for areas of freezing fog, flurries and or light snow as well as temperatures in the 20s. We can't rule out a coating of snow in some places. Lewes officials have shut down their annual New Year's Eve event due to weather concerns. Arctic air will allow lows will plummet into the single digits.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:11

That left their New Year's Eve showdown with the Los Angeles Lakers as their last chance to end the streak before 2018. This time, Randle set a tone early, making six of his first eight shots. It took two overtime periods for the Rockets to finally best the Lakers. The Houston Rockets take some good news - and perhaps some bad - into 2018 after snapping their five-game National Basketball Association losing streak with a 148-142 double-overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 00:16

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that there were no current plans by the U.S.to postpone joint military exercises with South Korea during the Winter Olympics , but he left open the possibility. The possibility of negotiations appeared to recede Friday as South Korea seized a Hong Kong-flagged vessel which allegedly had secretly transferred oil to a North Korean vessel in worldwide waters in an action prohibited by the United Nations Security Council.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:44

A penalty try in the 34th minute stretched Munster's advantage out further. Munster opened the scoring after 13 minutes, following a number of attacking mauls from a dominant line out. Ulster's second try , which got them to within five points, came shortly after via Craig Gilroy. The sides were level after 73 minutes when Craig Gilroy crossed for his second try of the night as Lealiifano and Cooney were on hand to put the Irish worldwide winger away.

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:25

Russia's Sergey Ustiugov finished in tenth place, 37.1 seconds off the lead but continues to lead the Tour ahead of Monday's 15km free technique pursuit event. Van der Graaff's win gives her 60 points and sees her top the nascent Tour de Ski standings, with the Swiss resort also playing host to round two - the 10km classic interval start - on New Year's Eve.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:09

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said Thursday that Democrat Doug Jones will be certified as the victor of the U.S. Senate race, despite Republican Roy Moore's refusal to concede. Kennedy. This drawing of dots that don't connect is nothing new in election fraud circles, but academics who follow voter turnout trends, like the University of Florida's Michael McDonald , have posited that one reason the 2017 polls have been off in projecting Republican turnout is that they're ...

by | January 01, 2018 | 21:15

Warren Averett Asset Management Llc bought 28,943 shares as the company's stock rose 7.09% with the market. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 54,043 shares of the information technology services provider's stock valued at $989,000 after purchasing an additional 7,084 shares in the last quarter.

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:33

It has underperformed by 111.52% the S&P500. Prudential Financial Inc increased its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc ( WSM ) by 29.22% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, December 12 by JP Morgan. Strategic Incorporated holds 59,775 shares. Prudential Financial Inc, which manages about $60.47B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Netscout Sys Inc (NASDAQ:NTCT) by 18,310 shares to 74,726 shares, valued at $2.42 million in ...

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:40

Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi tweeted that Iranian protesters were "courageously risking their lives in the pursuit of freedom", and that the "civilized world" should support them. "Our success in the political arena against the United States and the Zionist regime was unbearable to (Iran's enemies)". "The bold and growing resistance of the Iranian people today gives hope and faith to all who struggle for freedom and against tyranny".

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:08

His repatriation has also been confirmed by Pakistan high commission in India. "Accordingly, he was handed over to Pakistani authorities at the Attari border", Faridkot Deputy Commissioner Rajiv Prashar told IANS. His case came to light on December 2 when a tweet by a Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar highlighted his plight. Reacting subsequently, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asked Tarar to send his details.

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:21

NYPD Special Ops tweeted: 'Great Job by #NYPD Harbor & @FDNY rescuing a male that jumped into the Hudson River. With the man losing his grip on the ring and O'Shaughnessy feeling his own limbs "not working as well as they should have been", the paramedic wrapped his arms around the man and "locked him in place" around the life ring that was still being held by NYPD officers.

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:13

She was last seen by friends at around 8pm on Christmas Eve when she headed for a bus from Camden. Ms Tudos had been with friends on the evening of December 24 before leaving and heading for Enfield, north London. Police said her next of kin, who are overseas, have been informed. Forensics officers marked out what appeared to be clothing scattered on the grass.

by | January 01, 2018 | 21:05

On 1 January previous year, more than 20 people were killed after a ferry burst into flames shortly after setting sail from a port in Jakarta off the coast of Indonesia. "We don't know yet what has caused the accident and how exactly it happened". Mr Djumala said police are investigating the cause of the accident.

by | January 01, 2018 | 21:18

MacDonald said the gas company was working on the main when it erupted and at least four workers were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening burns. There is no estimate on how long this could take. Some evacuations were ordered as a precaution. Officials advised people Sunday to avoid the Hyde Park Avenue area all together.

by | January 01, 2018 | 20:40

He forced the woman and her two kids out, leaving an 18-month-old boy still inside the auto. She said the suspect disregarded her pleas to get the child, and drove away with the child inside. - Kansas City police say a suspect in a carjacking where an 18-month-old boy was in the auto is in custody. The boy is now reunited safely with his mother.

by | January 01, 2018 | 21:04

After Sunday's 26-24 win over the Seahawks, Larry Fitzgerald hopped on Twitter to thank his teammates for their effort and heart in the season finale. He finished out the game, and the Cardinals then switched to third-string quarterback Blaine Gabbert for the next five weeks due to the severity of Stanton's injury.

by | January 01, 2018 | 21:37

Profund Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Independence Realty Trust during the second quarter worth $103,000. The Landscape Capital Management Llc holds 72,320 shares with $1.27 million value, up from 52,200 last quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers Limited Liability Company has 109,496 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in Independence Realty Trust, Inc.

by | January 01, 2018 | 20:29

White House and Pence spokespeople didn't have immediate comment. The trip was originally rescheduled last month for mid-January due to the Senate tax reform vote. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who claims east Jerusalem for the capital of a future state of Palestine, canceled a scheduled meeting with Pence in response to the USA move.

by | January 01, 2018 | 20:04

The Catholic church designates January 1 as World Peace Day, and in his comments after Mass to the crowd in the square outside the basilica, Francis noted that this year's focus of the day was the search for peace by migrants and refugees. He paid tribute to those who have made "long and dangerous" journeys in an attempt to achieve a better future, saying that "Migrants and refugees: men and women seeking peace, this is the motto of this day".

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:56

North wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. New Year's Day , Monday , Jan. 1 - Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm. Tuesday ... Sunny, with a high near 14. North wind around 5 miles per hour. West southwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming north in the afternoon.

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:23

At the scene, officers were "confronted by a man who appeared agitated and combative and refused to comply with instructions from the officers", police said. He has since been discharged. Now the suspect is charged with possession of a weapon for a unsafe objective and carrying a concealed weapon. He was released with conditions to attend Provincial Court on February 12th, 2018.

by | January 01, 2018 | 18:52

There are 8 states that go to polls this year and a lot of them are major ones. In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be seeking a fourth term for the party, as will Raman Singh in Chhattisgarh, the BJP's longest serving chief minister, in power since 2003.

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:51

By law, the mayor had to be sworn in before his first term ended at midnight. De Blasio's raise will be at least $8,790 more than the average minimum wage employee. De Blasio touted first-term successes in providing universal pre-kindergarten for 4-year-olds and cited investments in affordable housing and efforts to reduce crime and make the city affordable for all residents.

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:14

In yet another such move 1300 women Hajj aspirants who want to travel without "Mahram" will be selected without qurrah by the Hajj Committee of India . This is because PM claimed one of his achievements for Muslim women, which sounded like a mere joke, but that's not his achievement at all. But Muslim women in India did not have this right.

by | January 01, 2018 | 18:42

The first homicide of this year involved a victim in a vehicle, which crashed into a fence. "It's no secret that some of our neighborhoods have felt the effects of illegally obtained firearms", Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told reporters after midnight Monday morning, "and the offenders who are willing to use them for far too long".

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:23

He is eligible to play from the start of 2018. Silva is finally free to play for Leicester City - four months after agreeing to join the club from Sporting CP for a reported £22 million (€25 million) fee. "It's been very important to keep training because it's a long time not playing and of course I can work and train more than normal, but there is nothing better than the game.

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:08

Valparaiso is approximately 110 miles northwest of Fort Wayne. Donald Gildersleeve was last seen at the Valparaiso Porter-Starke offices at 10 a.m. Saturday, police said.