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by | January 26, 2018 | 02:39

The letter, obtained by CBS San Francisco , says it was written by John Anglin, who escaped from Alcatraz with his brother, Clarence Anglin, and a third inmate, Frank Morris. When the guards checked on their cells in the morning all they found were lifelike papier-mâché heads, with real hair from the barbers' shop, and the beds stuffed with sheets.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:36

She has since claimed that she and her undercover colleagues were groped and propositioned by attendees - who included senior business and political figures - throughout the evening. "You look far too sober", the man was reported as saying. A report from the Financial Times detailed the lewd behavior at a "men only" charity event.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:34

Pence quickly traveled to the Capitol to break the deadlock. During George W. Bush's presidency, Vice President Richard B. Cheney cast eight tiebreaking votes. This morning Colyer said, "I believe in transparency". Sen. Bob Menendez , D-New Jersey, argued on the Senate floor Wednesday that Brownback's answer was insufficient.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:29

Food and Drug Administration . For example, there is substantial evidence that e-cigarette use results in symptoms of dependence, and moderate evidence that they increase coughing and wheezing in adolescents, as well as asthma exacerbations.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:30

In a twist, the work requirement waiver may tempt additional Republican-led states to expand Medicaid. The lawsuit states that Stewart is unlikely to be able to meet the new work requirements, and unlikely to be able to afford the new premiums the waiver imposes.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:27

Two official solemn declarations on Jerusalem precede this recognition . 'He would need to change his thoughts and behaviour.and recognise the rights of Arab Palestinian Christians who are the people of this land, to support their rights to have their independence, their freedom and east Jerusalem as our capital, ' said Salman.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:24

McCabe reportedly said he had not voted in the 2016 general election. Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel told CNN this morning that she thought Trump's question to McCabe was just getting-acquainted chitchat.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:21

In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Jarosik states that she befriended Simmons in NY over common interests like yoga and meditation. She said, "Simmons got aggressive", "hit her hard", and "pounced on her" while she was in a state of shock and fear. Simmons allegedly asked her to come to his house ten years later and upon her arrival was greeted by Simmons who propositioned her to have sex only to be turned ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:19

Wednesday, a magnitude 2.3 quake shook the area just north of Harrison in northern Cumberland County, according to the Maine Geological Survey. Fairfield was shaken by an quake two days after that, a magnitude 1.7. Some residents said they were awakened by the jolt. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake in the Pacific Ocean was centered about 100 miles (164 kilometers) west of Capetown, California.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:20

So, what exactly is this rare lunar event? Let's break it down! A full moon is when we see its entire lit-up side. With most months longer than 29.5 days, it occasionally works out that we have two full moons. The next true Supermoon will not occur until January 2019. The color red results from the atmospheric scattering of the blue light and the refraction of the red light in the color spectrum.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:21

Earlier this month, he pulled out of a potential February trip for the opening of a new USA embassy in London. Trump also spoke with great pride on Thursday about the USA expediting its embassy relocation, saying it would open the new mission in Jerusalem by the end of 2019.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:10

The Post reported that Spector wrote in her letter that the artist, Maurizio Cattelan , "would like to offer it to the White House for a long-term loan". And Spector has also spoken out against Trump, writing the day after the election on social media,"This must be the first day of our revolution to take back our beloved country from hatred, racism and intolerance".

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:09

Pyroclastic flows - superheated gas and volcanic debris that could incinerate anything in their path - reached 3 miles from the crater in one area, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Mount Mayon, part of the Pacific Ocean's notorious 'Ring of Fire, ' has erupted numerous times over the last week. In 1841, a blast buried an entire town and killed at least 1,200 people.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:08

The suspect's vehicle started to spin before releasing a cloud of smoke. The chase ended when the SUV accelerated and collided with another vehicle after troopers in unmarked vehicles tried unsuccessfully to box in the SUV at an intersection after it exited the State Route 202 freeway.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:07

Her identity remained a mystery for the next 43 years. The body of an apparently wealthy woman was found decades ago during renovations on the Barfuesser Church in the Swiss city. Mr Johnson is aware of the von Pfeffel connections, having once told the BBC programme Who Do You Think You Are? that they were "posh toffs". She's his great-great-great-great-great-great-great grand mummy.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:03

The Pakistanis romped to a 48-run T20 win in Auckland last night, crushing New Zealand with the bat and duly riding out the result. Babar Azam (50 not out off 29 balls) and captain Sarfraz Ahmed (41 off 24 balls) kept hammering the Black Caps into a cricketing hurt locker.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:01

Since Democratic votes are needed in the Senate to pass spending bills, they are in a position to make demands on immigration before signing off on such a spending increase. Democrats, as a condition of supporting a new spending stopgap, demanded a resolution of the uncertain future Trump created for the Dreamers with his DACA order past year.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:02

Trump a year ago announced that he was ending the Obama-era DACA program, but gave Congress until March 5 to come up with a legislative fix. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said if senators can not produce a compromise plan by February 8, he would open a debate on immigration legislation that would be "fair to all sides".

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:58

UC Merced students worked through their worries Wednesday, as University of California regents discussed increasing tuition at all UC schools, now being held off until May. The Board of Trustees plans to discuss a potential tuition increase at its meeting next week - but no vote has been scheduled. It's unclear Brown and lawmakers in Sacramento will be swayed by their pleas for more money, though, meaning there is still a real chance families will be paying more money to attend UC next ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:02

All major nuclear states have continued to invest in their nuclear arsenals , said one member of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , and they are afraid that because of a lack of negotiations between Russian Federation and the USA on arms control, that the two countries might be entering a new arms race.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:57

Mueller's team is tasked with investigating Russian meddling in the election, including hacks of Democratic party emails and contacts between members of Trump's campaign and Russians. Cobb also clarified if the special counsel does call upon Trump, his attorney would be there to guide him through the meeting. Recent interviews with administration officials, including Sessions, have shown that Trump is dealing with prosecutors who already have amassed a wealth of knowledge about the ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:53

His acts are against the principles of the establishment of BJD, said party vice-president Surjya Narayan Patro said in a press note. The release also said that Panda's claim of being a BJD founder member was "totally false". It seems that the parliamentarian bore the brunt for raising voice against a non-Odia IAS officer who has been excessively interfering in political affairs of the party.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:54

Police had to open fire to disperse crowds on Tuesday night as protests against the film turned increasingly violent, with vandalism around multiplexes in the western state of Gujarat and dozens of motorcycles being set on fire. Gujarat home minister Pradipsinh Jadeja said 10 people were arrested on Tuesday and would be "dealt with strictly". In Mumbai , the home of India's Bollywood film industry, police rounded up 50 people affiliated to a hardline Hindu group after protesters set vehicle ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:54

Richardson, also a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations , concluded a three-day visit to the country with a frank statement of "great disappointment", saying that he can not in good faith remain on a board that is "likely to become a cheerleading squad for government policy".

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:52

Kumar ignored the warnings and continued to take the video. The incident occurred on Sunday. Shiva sustained injuries on his hands and head. Despite an audible warning from a person nearby and the train's locomotive pilot blaring the horn, Siva does not budge, unmindful of his proximity to the oncoming train.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:50

Gumm was killed while responding with other officers to an assault south of Thornton. Police say they have since located a suspect and have taken them into custody but are still looking for two more suspects related to the case. They described the two men as either light-skinned black men or dark-skinned Hispanic men dressed in all black clothing. They are considered armed and risky.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:47

Last year's count came out to a grand total of 57,794 homeless individuals and their families, including 331 individuals exclusively from Santa Clarita. "So just like Celeste (Savage) was saying, both from a resources standpoint and the disaster response standpoint, we need to know how many people are outside", says Theo Williams, Salisbury's manager for housing and homelessness.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:43

The accident happened at about 7 am (10am UAE time) near Segrate in Milan's northeastern suburbs. The cause of the derailment is not yet clear. All passengers were now accounted for, the Red Cross in Italy said. Italian media quoted witnesses as saying the train began to shake heavily as if it was travelling over rocks. 10 people have been admitted to a nearby city hospital in serious conditions.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:25

In what is seen as a serious blow to Korean tech giants Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics , the U.S. government has made a decision to slap higher taxes on imported washers. Still, Samsung has expressed its disappointment with the decision shortly after the tariff was announced on Monday. Some U.S. panel makers sought the tariff declaration.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:19

The Trump administration is imposing tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines. The tariffs will be reduced to 18 percent and 45 percent in the second year, and to 16 percent and 40 percent in the third. This is the first major unilateral tariff decision made by the president, and signals a more aggressive approach toward Chinese trade practices. Samsung said the tariffs are "a tax on every consumer who wants to buy a washing machine".

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:51

He also ranks third in the National Basketball Association in free throw shooting percentage at 92.4%. The Sixers have a roster filled with players from all across the globe. Along with Ball, Ingram and Kuzma on Team U.S. are Malcolm Brogdon of the Bucks, Jaylen Brown of the Celtics, John Collins of the Hawks, Kris Dunn of the Bulls, Donovan Mitchell of the Jazz, Dennis Smith Jr.

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:50

Harp was in fact boycotting the meeting, over the issue of sanctuary cities . "But an attack on mayors who lead welcoming cities is an attack on everyone in our conference", he said. 'No, won't be going to the WH today, better things to do than be part of a photo op for 45 as he threatens cities again'. The letters, sent by an official under Sessions, warn that cities and counties failing to cooperate by February 23 will be subpoenaed, and they threaten to withhold millions of dollars in ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:43

They pleaded not guilty to a total of 75 charges relating to torture, child abuse, false imprisonment and abuse of dependant adults. They face up to 94 years in prison if convicted and have pleaded not guilty to all charges. "Our phones started ringing nearly immediately with calls from private individuals and organizations wanting to know how they can help", Erin Phillips, the foundation's executive director, said last week.

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:40

He has also given priority in being interviewed to La Repubblica and to the left-leaning Jesuit magazine Civiltà Cattolica . Having previously condemned fake news and the "sins of communication", the Pope urged people to participate in a " journalism of peace ".

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:38

Just last month such scenes would not have played out, but the increasingly worrying possibility of the city's taps running dry has forced residents into rethinking their sourcing and use of water. "The Western Cape drought and current water crisis in Cape Town requires a massive public involvement process where citizens adhere to and assist in identifying those who still continue to use water irresponsibly".