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Could Defense Wrap Up in Hernandez Trial?

Patriots owner Robert Kraft testified during that trial, in 2015, that Hernandez had told him directly that he was innocent of Lloyd's death. Actually, it's been nearly exactly four years since police put Hernandez under arrest after he was suspected of killing Odin Lloyd just a half-mile from Aaron's house, and since then, he's been convicted of first-degree murder for killing Lloyd execution-style and got Massachusetts' mandatory life without parole sentence.

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Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

With Senate Republicans unable to gather the 60 votes required to confirm a Supreme Court nominee and Democrats intent on filibustering Gorsuch's confirmation, Sen. Susan Collins of ME said roughly 10 senators of both parties worked over the weekend to come up with a deal to stave off the "nuclear option," but couldn't come to agreement.

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India committed to Teesta issue: Modi, assures early solution

On Teesta pact, she said, "Teesta agreement remains a work in progress.We have not reached a closure on it". "I assure you and the people of Bangladesh of our commitment and continuing efforts". "India has always stood for the prosperity of Bangladesh". PM Hasina personally handed over a citation and a crest to the next of kin of 7 Indian officers and soldiers who sacrificed their lives.

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Iran condemns US strike on Syria air base

Earlier, Homs Governor Talal Barazi had said that five people had been killed and seven more wounded, in comments to Lebanese television station al-Mayadeen. The first direct United States attack on the Syrian government is retaliation for this week's chemical bomb attack on civilians. "We support the United States in that swift action".

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South Africa's ruling party backs embattled president

It accepted the president's right to sack Mr Gordhan because their personal relationship had broken down. Opposition parties brought the motion after Zuma's abrupt recall of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan from an investor roadshow overseas, which preceded his midnight Cabinet reshuffle last week.

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On BJP foundation day PM says party will continue working for poor

Paying tribute to the former party workers, he said, "We recall with pride the hardwork of generations of BJP Karyakartas who built the Party brick by brick with the endeavour to serve society". Away in the districts, booth-level meetings have been planned at 36,000 places, while newly-elected zilla parishad members, panchayat functionaries and other local leaders will fan out to meet families in villages and tell them about BJP's pro-people performance and the need to bring the party to power ...

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Trump's air strikes in Syria: What we know so far

Syria's opposition has long urged the creation of a no-fly zone or provision of anti-aircraft weapons to rebel groups, and criticised what it saw as USA inaction under Barack Obama. Overnight, the President approved the launch of 60 US Tomahawk missiles, which hit the Shayrat air base in south east Homs. "The airbase was nearly completely destroyed - the runway, the fuel tanks and the air defences were all blown to pieces", the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Canadian tariff impacts WI dairy farmers

They're asking the USDA to create a market by buying surplus cheese and butter, and distributing them through the school lunch and other food aid programs. -Canada trade relations. Trump, who was elected with the help of strong rural support, has pledged to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement to help USA industry.

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Lawsuit Accuses Seattle Mayor Of Molesting Teen In 1980s

Mayor's Spokesman and Lawyer Both Say the Accusations Are Politically Motivated: Spokesman Jeff Reading said, "These false accusations are meant to damage a prominent elected official who has been a defender of vulnerable populations for decades".

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No lynching incident in Alwar, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

As soon as the Rajya Sabha met in the morning, opposition members created a ruckus over the incident in Rajasthan's Alwar last week and sought an apology from Naqvi, also Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, for misleading the Rajya Sabha. The congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi categorically expressing his displeasure over the deteriorating law and order situation in Rajasthan stated that "When government abdicates responsibility and allows lynch mobs to rule, tragedies of enormous proportion ...

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This year's H-1B cap is quickly reached -- and exceeded

USCIS has also received a "sufficient number" of H-1B visa petitions to meet the 20,000 USA advanced degree exemption, it said in a statement . "FWD.us continues to call on Congress to reform the H-1B visa to crack down on bad actors and to lift the arbitrary visa cap", his statement read.

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Worth Watching Stock General Electric Company (GE)

It closed at $109.5 lastly. Its down 0.07, from 0.89 in 2016Q3. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 738,907 shares in the company, valued at approximately $21,842,090.92. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer on Monday, September 21 to "Perform". The company has market cap of $2.07 billion. The 52 week high shares of General Electric Company have reached is 33 whilst the 52 week low for the company's shares is 28.19.

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Judge approves plan to reform Baltimore police

We suspect that Sessions is motivated in no small part by President Donald Trump's drive to halt the questioning of police actions such as those in which officers are captured on video shooting or fatally restraining unarmed civilians. Baltimore residents overwhelmingly voiced support for a proposed overhaul. "Somehow, some way, we undermined the respect for our police and made, oftentimes, their job more hard", he said, indicating an intent to back off.

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Woodland council recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

The pinwheels are meant to exemplify the innocence of youth and each one will represent five local children suspected of being abused. The impacts of child abuse can be life-altering, not only physically, but mentally. Locate your nearest PCAIN Prevention Council or Child Advocacy Center (www.incacs.org) to donate and/or volunteer. In attendance at the ceremony were several organizations from all over the city including Hope House, Family Enrichment Services, CPS, Judge Gary Banks, D.A.

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Michigan boy, 11, hangs himself after social media prank

Since her son's suicide attempt, Goss released a statement urging families to help stop social media harassment, bullying and pranking. "I truly don't know what the point of this prank was". "Social media harassment, bullying and pranking is a huge issue", Goss added. He died Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at a Detroit hospital. Mrs Goss wants the girl to face legal action - she can not be named because she is a minor.

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3 dead in Sweden after truck crashes into Stockholm department store

TV footage showed smoke coming out of the store after the crash. Witnesses described seeing a "lone man" put a balaclava over his face before he drove the drunk into crowds of people. The IS group has also claimed responsibility for a truck attack that killed 86 people in Nice, France, in July during a Bastille Day festival and another truck attack that killed 12 people at a Christmas market in Berlin .

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Rep. Devin Nunes Steps Aside from Russia Investigation

Nunes announced Thursday he was stepping aside from his role leading the House investigation into the matter. Jordan Libowitz is spokesman for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington . Mr Nunes has insisted no classified information was revealed. In the face of much scepticism, Mr Nunes maintains White House officials were not his original source for the claims.

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Can the president attack another country without Congress?

Pelosi, like President Donald Trump and other lawmakers, called the civilian deaths "heartbreaking". In an interview on MSNBC, McCain praised Thursday's air strikes as a measured approach to chemical weapons attacks by the Syrian government that "restores credibility" to the USA and gives Trump a chance to "reboot with the American people".

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Allies abandon South Africa President Jacob Zuma

Duarte has also revealed that Zuma informed ANC leaders of his plan to sack Gordhan back in December and that they managed to convince him to delay. Ramaphosa, who could succeed Zuma, described it as "totally unacceptable". He added that government remained committed to "sound and prudent" financial management. "It's about politics not political economy", Mokonyane said.

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Led fight against ISIS killed four civilians in February - Pentagon

Jan Kubis, the United Nations envoy to Iraq and the UNAMI chief, condemned IS continued deliberate targeting of civilians and praised the efforts of the Iraqi government to protect civilians during the fighting in Mosul, according to the statement .

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US Soccer, USWNT announce new CBA through 2021

The deal , which was part of an ongoing collective bargaining negotiation, will last five years and include the 2019 World Cup and 2020 Olympics. They pulled together, and got back into negotiations that had all but completely stalled at the end of the last calendar year, and looked out for the long-term well being of the domestic league, and those up-and-coming players that are rising through the ranks and developing with their club squads.

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Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple

They are still investigating the motive for the attack. Protesters march through Amsterdam on Wednesday. In 2001, it became the first country in the world to legislate for marriage equality, with public polls regularly suggesting over 90 per cent of the population supports same-sex marriage.

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Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the title

He had only seven points Monday, but collected 10 rebounds and helped shut down Gonzaga's vaunted frontcourt. North Carolina's reserves up front include 6-9 senior Isaiah Hicks and 6-11 freshman Tony Bradley. "Getting back, and they're so fast and so good at it". Eades missed the call and North Carolina kept possession up by one. He grew up in North Carolina and played junior varsity for the Tar Heels.

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Egypt's Sisi hails President Trump: 'Nothing better than to counter evil'

Trump has repeatedly mentioned Egypt as one of the Muslim-majority allies that the US should maintain its partnership with in the fight against extremists like the Islamic State group. "We want to turn this around and we can't do that without the United States, because without it there wouldn't be any resolutions, and with Trump in office I believe he can achieve things others couldn't" Al-Sisi asserted.

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Key Indian State Waives Farm Loans, to Shut Some Illegal Abattoirs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today visited the prestigious King George Medical University (KGMU) to inaugurate 56 new ventilators in Lucknow . Chief Minister Adityanath also directed the officials to take serious note of the problems being faced in industrial areas including Noida and resolve them.