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HIV positive middle school instructional assistant accused of sexually assaulting several boys HIV positive middle school instructional assistant accused of sexually assaulting several boys
- July 04, 2017

Authorities said they are searching for additional victims. The Maryland State Police Crime Lab found evidence linking Carlos Deangelo Bell to the production of child pornography. At 2 p.m. today, the State's Attorney, Sheriff, Health Officer and I will present public information during a press conference about the case. Those texts launched a criminal investigation into Bell, which eventually turned up graphic images of Bell assaulting middle-school aged children in a classroom as well as ... (more...)
Sale of Medicare details being investigated Sale of Medicare details being investigated
- July 04, 2017

The federal government says there has been no breach of the Department of Human Services' IT systems and the Medicare card data now on sale likely affects only a small number of people. Unauthorised access to Medicare numbers, the minister said, was "of great concern". Mr Tudge said he was not able to provide details but confirmed that authorities were regularly investigating activities on the dark web . (more...)
Radicalised teen who plotted to bomb Elton John show jailed for life Radicalised teen who plotted to bomb Elton John show jailed for life
- July 04, 2017

His web searches included "packed places in London" and " Elton John , Hyde Park , 11 September" - a major concert hosted by BBC Radio 2 which also featured Status Quo and Madness. Home Office-approved deradicalisation expert and Bradford imam Alyas Karmani told the court there should have been earlier intervention. In mitigation, the court heard Syed was vulnerable, had rejected his past beliefs and condemned the recent attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. (more...)
Jail Riot Case Against Indrani Mukerjea, Others Handed To Crime Branch Jail Riot Case Against Indrani Mukerjea, Others Handed To Crime Branch
- July 04, 2017

Earlier yesterday, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI inquiry in the murder case of Shetye. Mumbai : The case of rioting against Indrani Mukerjea , the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case and 200 other inmates of Byculla women's prison in central Mumbai , has been handed over to the Mumbai crime branch. (more...)
'I've got a solution:' No apology from John McEnroe to Serena Williams 'I've got a solution:' No apology from John McEnroe to Serena Williams
- July 04, 2017

In the absence of American great Williams, who has 23 Grand Slam titles on her CV, and the headline-grabbing Sharapova, women´s tennis has an undeniable lack of star power heading into Wimbledon , which gets underway on Monday. Beaten by Serena in the Wimbledon final 12 months ago, Kerber, who won the Australian and US Opens previous year, has yet to claim a single WTA title in 2017. (more...)
North Korea fires ballistic missile North Korea fires ballistic missile
- July 04, 2017

The launch is part of a string of test-firings in recent months as the North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. local time. South Korea may be preparing for a transfer of wartime operational control, also known as OPCON, now under the U.S. Command in South Korea. (more...)
Dallas hotel is evacuated by SWAT following reports of an active shooter Dallas hotel is evacuated by SWAT following reports of an active shooter
- July 04, 2017

A gunman is in custody after barricading himself inside a Dallas hotel after firing several shots. No further details have been confirmed. Local media reports seeing one person being loaded into an ambulance as the gunman was led away in handcuffs. (more...)
United Kingdom government to reveal its Stormont intentions amid continuing deadlock United Kingdom government to reveal its Stormont intentions amid continuing deadlock
- July 04, 2017

Political parties have been given more time to each an agreement, however in the House of Commons Mr Brokenshire said that the "hiatus can not continue for much longer". "If no agreement is reached, legislation in Westminster may then be required to give authority for the expenditure of Northern Ireland departments through an appropriations bill". (more...)
Masked gunman shot dead after failed helicopter heist in Oregon Masked gunman shot dead after failed helicopter heist in Oregon
- July 04, 2017

The man jumped the fence surrounding the airport property and came upon a helicopter with a student and a flight instructor, police told KOIN 6 News. The shot, and maybe a second misfire, were directed away from the victims, Reimann said . (more...)
Virginia Beach native Ryan Zimmerman selected as starter in MLB All-Star game
- July 04, 2017

He has 16 home runs this year and 51 RBIs entering into Monday's game against the New York Mets. Harper will start in the outfield on July 11 for baseball's midsummer classic. The Virginia Beach native played his college ball at the Univeristy of Virginia, and has spent all 12 seasons of his career with the Nationals . "I'll never forget the time I saw Pete Rose foul off 15 in a row". (more...)
Court Rules The EPA Can't Delay Obama-Era Methane Regulations Court Rules The EPA Can't Delay Obama-Era Methane Regulations
- July 04, 2017

A federal appeals court handed President Donald Trump's deregulatory agenda a major defeat on Monday by rejecting the administration's effort to halt an Obama-era rule aimed at reducing methane leaks, which have a powerful warming effect on the environment. (more...)
Fourth of July celebrations are fun, but firework safety is no. 1 Fourth of July celebrations are fun, but firework safety is no. 1
- July 04, 2017

More than half of the injuries are burns. For more tips on firework safety, visit the National Council on Firework Safety . "You should keep the area clear and make sure that no one runs up to it if you have kids around enjoying the show in your neighborhood". (more...)
USA dares China in disputed sea USA dares China in disputed sea
- July 04, 2017

Earlier Sunday, the missile destroyer USS Stethem trespassed into China's territorial waters off the Xisha Islands. The U.S. sent the USS Dewey within six miles of Chinese artificial islands in the Spratly Islands in May. While China claims sovereignty over nearly all of the South China Sea, the other countries to partially counterclaim over the area are Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan. (more...)
Kevin Durant agrees to discounted two-year deal with Warriors Kevin Durant agrees to discounted two-year deal with Warriors
- July 04, 2017

Durant's salary in the first year will be around $25 million, according to USA Today's Sam Amick . He took a massive discount. Kevin must have enjoyed the easier road to the NBA Finals because he has chosen to take less money than he could have made to keep the job of winning championships easy for him. (more...)
Not Perisic: Forward tells club he only wants Manchester United move Not Perisic: Forward tells club he only wants Manchester United move
- July 04, 2017

According to a report in The Guardian , Mourinho is miffed with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward with the pace that the transfer targets are going forward. The Matic deal seems to be hinging on Chelsea completing the signing of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco as his replacement. Jose Mourinho has been looking to get a deal done quickly and wants things to be sorted out before their pre-season tour of the States. (more...)
Shots fired at Turkish cargo ship Shots fired at Turkish cargo ship
- July 04, 2017

Kalkavan did not say why he didn't want the ship to be inspected. There had been no risk of water intake from the bullet holes, the captain added. While it is unclear yet if this is the start of another major diplomatic incident between the volatile neighbors, NTV also adds that there are now 2 Turkish coast guard vessels off Rhodes following the incident. (more...)
Global terrorist Syed Salahuddin boasts to carrying out terror attacks in India Global terrorist Syed Salahuddin boasts to carrying out terror attacks in India
- July 04, 2017

In an effort to downplay the issue of usage of "Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir" by the United States in a statement issued during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , the ministry of external affairs stated that similar terms have been used in the past too. (more...)
Tropical depression could form in Atlantic this week, hurricane forecasters say Tropical depression could form in Atlantic this week, hurricane forecasters say
- July 04, 2017

Arlene was noteworthy because it formed over the open Atlantic in April, which is rare. Given all the action in the tropics, the busier-than-average prediction has come true so far, said the hurricane specialist unit at the National Hurricane Center . (more...)
Illinois school says 2 of 6 dead in plane crash worked there Illinois school says 2 of 6 dead in plane crash worked there
- July 04, 2017

Thomas DeMauro was a physical education teacher at Tioga Elementary School in Bensenville, Ill., and Charles Tomlitz was a maintenance director for the district, according to a Facebook post from the school. Price County Sheriff officials have said the plane left from Chicago and its passengers were headed to Canada for a fishing trip. Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said a privately owned helicopter was instrumental in the search for debris. (more...)
Miami Judge Says New Stand Your Ground Law Is Unconstitutional Miami Judge Says New Stand Your Ground Law Is Unconstitutional
- July 04, 2017

Now, at those pre-trial hearings, prosecutors shoulder the burden of disproving a defendant's self-defense claim. The legislative change to the Stand Your Ground law, can be traced to a 2012 case in Kissimmee. Under the law, prosecutors must prove by "clear and convincing" evidence that a defendant was not acting in self-defense. Since becoming a judge in 2010, he's often ruled on broader legal issues that sometimes upend conventional norms. (more...)