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World Infamous mobster Whitey Bulger killed in West Virginia prison
Author: 0 Infamous mobster Whitey Bulger killed in West Virginia prison

Bulger was born September 3, 1929, in Boston. Jackie Bulger previously served jail time for lying to authorities investigating his brother, who was one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives for 16 years. He had been in a prison in Florida before a stopover at a transfer facility in Oklahoma City. Danielle Waugh of NBC Boston has tweeted a statement from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, which confirms that Bulger was "found unresponsive" and later pronounced dead at Hazelton.

World Prosecutors vow 'justice' for PA synagogue victims
Author: 0 Prosecutors vow 'justice' for PA synagogue victims

Robert Bowers, 46, of Pittsburgh, was charged late Saturday on 29 counts, including 11 counts of murder with a firearm, and several hate crime charges such as obstructing the exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death. A nurse, whose father is a rabbi also treated Bowers, Cohen said. "The first three people to take care of him are Jewish". During the attack and subsequent firefight with officers, Bowers repeatedly stated his desire to kill Jewish people and made comments ...

World Ireland’s Michael D Higgins is reelected president
Author: 0 Ireland’s Michael D Higgins is reelected president

Official results in both ballots are expected late Saturday or early Sunday. In the presidential vote, Higgins, a 77-year-old former parliamentary politician, academic and poet known affectionately to many as "Michael D.", is facing five challengers.

World Turkey demands truth over Khashoggi killing as Saudi prosecutor visits
Author: 0 Turkey demands truth over Khashoggi killing as Saudi prosecutor visits

Speaking at a memorial event in London on Monday, she said through a translator: "I believe that the Saudi regime knows where his body is". "Certainly Turkey with the evidence that they have compiled will ensure that there is more than one review of what is going on there and I am certain the investigation will include the evidence that Turkey has put forward so far", Mattis said.

Author: 0 Merkel will not seek re-election as CDU party leader

The CDU lost ten percentage points in Hesse compared to 2013, a fortnight after losses on a similar scale in Bavaria . The paper added: "Many former CDU and SPD voters did not vote this time, while all other parties were able to mobilize former non-voters on a small scale".

World Students, administrators mourn at vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims
Author: 0 Students, administrators mourn at vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

The rabbi of Tree of Life Synagogue , where a gunman killed 11 people on October 27, said that President Donald Trump is welcome to visit the site of the shooting . Another victim was 97-year-old Rose Mallinger . In addition to the 11 mostly elderly victims who were killed, six people, including four police officers, were wounded before the suspect was arrested.

World Suspect in custody in fatal Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
Author: 0 Suspect in custody in fatal Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The official wasn't authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Police surrounded the Tree of Life synagogue after reports of an active shooter at the building in the city's Squirrel Hill neighborhood, local TV news images showed.

World FBI says suspicious parcel was addressed to CNN in Atlanta
Author: 0 FBI says suspicious parcel was addressed to CNN in Atlanta

We don't know to whom it was addressed to at this point. Police were called at 9.38am to reports of a suspect package at an Atlanta post office. The Time Warner Center in NY, where CNN's NY operation is located, was evacuated on Wednesday after a suspicious package turned up there.

World Student shoots fellow student at North Carolina high school
Author: 0 Student shoots fellow student at North Carolina high school

High school student Jorge Sanchez told WSOC-TV in Charlotte that the shooting happened as the result of an argument that escalated. Identities of either student have not yet been released. Clayton Wilcox, The shooting occurred in the main hallway of the school. While relatives were allowed to pick up students at the entrance upon direction of law enforcement, classes continued for those who remained on campus.

World Two Women Found Bound Together In Hudson River ID'd As Missing Sisters
Author: 0 Two Women Found Bound Together In Hudson River ID'd As Missing Sisters

Rotana Farea, 22, and her sister Tala Farea, 16, were identified on Friday by their mother from a sketch supplied by the New York Police Department (NYPD). The young women's mother lives in the state of Virginia. But she called off the search when Tala said she was in NY visiting her sister. Both girls were then reported missing again when they lost contact with their mother about a week before the incident.

World Angela Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021
Author: 0 Angela Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021

Polls show the SPD would suffer heavily in a national vote. Merkel's preferred successor as leader of her conservatives, CDU Secretary General Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has also warned the SPD that pulling out of the ruling coalition after the Hesse vote would trigger a federal election.

World Tree of Life synagogue massacre is 'our city's darkest day'
Author: 0 Tree of Life synagogue massacre is 'our city's darkest day'

And so, when a gunman opened fire at a local synagogue, many felt that not only their religion was being attacked, but their own little haven. "It was a very diverse community", Abravanel said. Bowers told an officer while he was being treated for his injuries "that he wanted all Jews to die and also that they (Jews) were committing genocide to his people", the affidavit said.

World Japan, India Leaders Build Ties Amid Trade, Security Worries
Author: 0 Japan, India Leaders Build Ties Amid Trade, Security Worries

Reports say that India and Japan are likely to sign key agreements in maritime security and defence cooperation, including a mutual logistics support agreement. The PM will then meet the heads of Japanese venture capital companies and captains of Japanese industry before attending a meeting with the representatives of the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum.

World 'Tropical Trump' Bolsonaro elected Brazil president
Author: 0 'Tropical Trump' Bolsonaro elected Brazil president

Mr Bolsonaro , who won a resounding victory by securing 55 percent of the vote to defeat Fernando Haddad from the left-wing Workers' Party , has in the past voiced support for military juntas and political purges. "Brazil has never needed the exercise of citizenship more than right now". "I was on the other side, but now I'm for Bolsonaro", said Ozisas Dasiovs, who expressed frustration regarding the country's current state.

World Hurricane Oscar swirls over western Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Oscar swirls over western Atlantic

Forecasters at the Miami-based hurricane center say Oscar "is expected to accelerate quickly toward the northeast through the middle of the week". Subtropical Storm Oscar formed late Friday over open waters. As of Thursday morning, what is designated as Disturbance 1 was about 900 miles east-northeast of the Caribbean's northern Leeward Islands and still more than 2,000 miles from South Florida.

World Mattis looks to calm European allies nervous about INF treaty
Author: 0 Mattis looks to calm European allies nervous about INF treaty

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty was signed in 1987 by US President Ronald Regan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, helping bring an end to the Cold War. The United States accuses Russian Federation of violating the 1987 INF treaty, which eliminates all ground-launched cruise and ballistic missiles with a range of 500-5,500 kilometers (300-3,400 miles).

World Afghan Kabul Blast Result in Bomber, Policemen and 6 Others Killed
Author: 0 Afghan Kabul Blast Result in Bomber, Policemen and 6 Others Killed

Major roads throughout southern Kandahar were closed almost 24 hours before polls opened to stop vehicle-born explosive devices from entering the province, said provincial governor's spokesman Aziz Ahmed Azizi. Last weekend's countrywide voting in Afghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years suffered from violence and chaos, with multiple attacks killing more than 50 people in two days of voting.

World Tea and sympathy as royals talk mental health in N.Z
Author: 0 Tea and sympathy as royals talk mental health in N.Z

The visibly pregnant Duchess, with her hair in a bun, was wearing a black dress by ASOS Maternity and a calf-length brown chequered coat by Karen Walker . Seeing how Queen Elizabeth, Meghan Markle and the rest of the royal family have made no comments about all of the dirty laundry that the Markles have been airing in public, it's doubtful that they will reach out to Thomas at this point.

World Merkel on the spot after painful regional vote
Author: 0 Merkel on the spot after painful regional vote

That marked a huge drop from the 38.3 percent the CDU won at the last Hesse election , in 2013. Carsten Nickel, managing director at political consultancy firm Teneo, said: "We are witnessing a continuation of the pattern in place ever since Merkel's mistakes in the 2015 migration crisis: the gradual but steady erosion of her political power".

World 11 victims in synagogue shooting are identified
Author: 0 11 victims in synagogue shooting are identified

Ambassador Dayan represents Israel in five states, including Pennsylvania. Worshippers "were brutally murdered by a gunman targeting them simply due to their faith", said Bob Jones , head of the FBI's Pittsburgh office, though he cautioned the shooter's full motive was not yet known.

World Who Is The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter?
Author: 0 Who Is The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter?

Scott Brady, the USA attorney in western Pennsylvania, told a news conference, "We are treating it as a hate crime". US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told Fox News Sunday that DHS officials visited the Pittsburgh synagogue in March to provide training on active shooter responses.

World Man arrested for trying to steal Magna Carta
Author: 0 Man arrested for trying to steal Magna Carta

The man was quickly subdued, first by citizen's arrest, then by staff after other visitors raised a hue and cry, and finally by police. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of attempted theft, possession of an offensive weapon and criminal damage, the force added.

World Willa could get a second life as this year's first nor'easter
Author: 0 Willa could get a second life as this year's first nor'easter

Stay with News 12 for the latest weather information. According to the channel, most of the precipitation will likely be rain and not snow. The storm system is just north of Panama City, Florida, on Friday morning, and is moving east and north into the Carolinas.

World PEACE IN KOREA? North, South Korea 'WITHDRAW TROOPS' from DMZ Village
Author: 0 PEACE IN KOREA? North, South Korea 'WITHDRAW TROOPS' from DMZ Village

An also expressed his "sense of pride", noting that the Koreas' militaries have contributed to the efforts for peace. The measures are in line with a wide-ranging inter-Korean military agreement reached last month. Though the two Koreas were widely expected to use today's talks to discuss the setting up of an inter-Korean Joint Military Committee, the South's press statement suggested the two sides were yet to come to a firm agreement on the issue.

World Migrant Caravan Refuses Mexico's Offer, Continues Towards US
Author: 0 Migrant Caravan Refuses Mexico's Offer, Continues Towards US

The comments came after Pence told reporters in the White House on October 23, about intel conveyed by Hernández that indicated the caravan "was organized by leftist groups in Honduras , financed by Venezuela, and sent north to challenge our sovereignty and challenge our border".

World Bolton says Putin invited to visit Washington next year
Author: 0 Bolton says Putin invited to visit Washington next year

While Bolton did not state that the invitation was to the White House , the fact that the White House is inviting Mr. Putin to Washington D.C. pretty much confirms that this would in fact be an official White House visit. Putin last had a meeting with a USA president on American soil in 2015, when he talked with Barack Obama on the sidelines of a UN General Assembly.

World Trump Blasts CNN for ‘Blaming Me’ for Suspected Mail Bombs
Author: 0 Trump Blasts CNN for ‘Blaming Me’ for Suspected Mail Bombs

Law enforcement sources tell the Miami Herald a trail of DNA evidence on either the packages or the devices quickly led investigators to a suspect identified as Cesar Sayoc , a 56-year-old man from Aventura. De Niro is calling on people to vote in light of the series of bombs addressed to targets of right-wing anger. "As the situation unfolded mid-morning - before the arrest was announced - the President complained on Twitter that the news media was busy reporting on "'Bomb' stuff" ...

World Search for Khashoggi's body focused on well in consulate garden
Author: 0 Search for Khashoggi's body focused on well in consulate garden

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the " savage murder" of the journalist was meticulously planned, and demanded that all those linked to the killing face punishment. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor today said journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder was premeditated. Khashoggi was a writer for the Washington Post newspaper and a critic of the Saudi government.