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World Charlottesville: Life sentence recommended for James Alex Fields
Author: 0 Charlottesville: Life sentence recommended for James Alex Fields

Under the law, the jury can recommend from 20 years to life in prison on the first-degree murder charge and each of five charges of aggravated malicious wounding. Defense lawyers had argued that he acted in self-defense. Fields also faces dozens of federal charges, including hate crimes, which could result in the death penalty.

World Police searching for British woman in Auckland after radio silence with family
Author: 0 Police searching for British woman in Auckland after radio silence with family

The University of Lincoln graduate, from Billericay in Essex, has not been in contact with her family for several days, including on her birthday on Sunday. She had previously been in "constant contact" with her family using messaging service 'WhatsApp'. Police are asking anyone who may have seen her or who knows where she is to get in touch.

World French police release photo of suspected Strasbourg gunman Cherif Chekatt
Author: 0 French police release photo of suspected Strasbourg gunman Cherif Chekatt

Prime Minister Mark Rutte reacted in horror to reports of a shooting at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening. "Thanks to all for staying at home until the situation has been clarified", deputy mayor Alain Fontanel said in a tweet shortly afterwards. She said she last saw him Monday from her window, which looks out on a common hallway, and he was with another man.

World House Republicans move to gut resolution pulling U.S. from war in Yemen
Author: 0 House Republicans move to gut resolution pulling U.S. from war in Yemen

Already outraged by what they believed to be Prince Mohammed's assassination of Khashoggi-who fled the kingdom a year ago after criticizing his government's campaign in Yemen-U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat and the lead sponsor, said Senate passage of that resolution this week could by itself send a strong message to the Saudi government.

World Man detained after police fire Taser during incident inside grounds of Parliament
Author: 0 Man detained after police fire Taser during incident inside grounds of Parliament

Get down!" police shouted at the man, according to a Reuters photographer at the scene. Reuters pictures showed armed police using the Taser stun gun on the man on the cobbled forecourt outside parliament. A Scotland Yard spokesman said they were unable to confirm what had happened but would be issuing a statement shortly. Since the attack, security at the site has been beefed up, with a permanent armed presence at the entrance.

World Leo Varadkar: Halting or delaying Brexit will remove no-deal threat
Author: 0 Leo Varadkar: Halting or delaying Brexit will remove no-deal threat

Mrs May met with Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte in The Hague and German leader Angela Merkel in Berlin yesterday. However, the Labour leadership has made it clear it wants to strike when it considers Mrs May to be at her weakest, and is, for now, keeping its powder dry until it sees what, if anything, the PM brings back from the EU.

World Google's 'Year in Search 2018' reveals the top Canadian search trends
Author: 0 Google's 'Year in Search 2018' reveals the top Canadian search trends

In the United Kingdom, the most popular overall search was, perhaps quite unsurprisingly, the World Cup , the 21st round of which took place this summer. You can also sort 2018's search trends by country. The most-searched movie in the U.S. was Black Panther , followed by Incredibles 2 , Deadpool 2 , and Avengers: Infinity War .

World Theresa May postpones vote on her Brexit deal
Author: 0 Theresa May postpones vote on her Brexit deal

And that, she added, was what she meant to do in the next few days. Bloomberg and BBC News are reporting that Theresa May had delayed the vote, citing senior sources. "For as long as we fail to agree a deal, the risk of an accidental no deal increases", May told MPs. The embattled leader said she would relay concerns to European Union leaders, but also warned it was one of several "inescapable" compromises needed to get an agreement.

World 'Total Victory': Judge Orders Stormy Daniels To Pay Trump's $293,000 Legal Tab
Author: 0 'Total Victory': Judge Orders Stormy Daniels To Pay Trump's $293,000 Legal Tab

Harder, the president's legal counsel, said in a Tuesday statement. Trump's lawyer Charles Harder said that the fees that Daniels was ordered to pay amount to 75 percent of Trump's legal feels in the case. Trump has denied he had an affair with Daniels, saying she was paid to stop "false and extortionist accusations". "Leave Trump alone. Forget the story", the mystery man allegedly warned, before gesturing at her infant daughter, "That's a handsome little girl".

World Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal
Author: 0 Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal

An analysis by Britain's Press Association showed that just 27 of the 163 British lawmakers who have spoken out indicated they would back May's deal, compared with 122 - including 29 from May's own Conservative Party - who say they will vote against it.

World Britain's May to face no-confidence vote by her own lawmakers
Author: 0 Britain's May to face no-confidence vote by her own lawmakers

In a dramatic early morning statement outside the door to 10 Downing Street, Mrs May warned a change of Prime Minister would put the UK's future at risk and could delay or halt Brexit . And instead of asking MPs to cast their vote on the Brexit offer inclusive of the backstop - which there are fears could leave both Irish nations in different customs regimes - Mrs May vowed to seek "assurances" from "counterparts in [EU] member states" today.

World Four killed in shooting at Strasbourg Christmas market
Author: 0 Four killed in shooting at Strasbourg Christmas market

In response to today's shooting, the government chose to take the country's attack risk up a level on the official threat index and to send security reinforcements to Strasbourg , Castaner said early Wednesday. "We will also reinforce security at all Christmas markets to prevent copycat attacks". Other soldiers yelled for people to stay indoors and shouted 'Go home! Local authorities tweeted for the public to "avoid the area of the police station", which is close to the city's ...

World US Must Not Interfere in French Politics
Author: 0 US Must Not Interfere in French Politics

Trump has claimed that the protesters are on his side, and agree with his objections to the Paris Agreement on climate change . France's Interior Minister Christophe Castaner had a warning to the protesters that they had created "a monster that was out of control".

World USA returns 3 disputed bells taken in 1901 to Philippines
Author: 0 USA returns 3 disputed bells taken in 1901 to Philippines

The first request to bring back the bells was made in 1935 by Eugenio Daza, the leader of those who attacked the Americans. "To the American, the bells are war relics and symbols of honoring their dead heroes and patriots". Mapagu, inspected the bells. Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said at Tuesday's ceremony that with the resolution of the issue, "It's time for healing, it is time for closure, it is time to look ahead as two nations should with a shared history as allies".

World UAE to host GCC summit in 2019
Author: 0 UAE to host GCC summit in 2019

He was addressing the closing session of the 39th Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ) summit. The king instead spoke about the need to counter Iran, as well as the kingdom's ongoing war in Yemen . And working with the GCC partners in the global community to eradicate the phenomenon of terrorism and the drying up of its sources, and to counter the actions of some militias and terrorist groups to undermine the resources and wealth of the countries of the region.

World Juncker warns May there is 'no room whatsoever' to change Brexit deal
Author: 0 Juncker warns May there is 'no room whatsoever' to change Brexit deal

His intervention comes as Theresa May is on a frantic Europe-wide tour of European Union leaders as she frantically tries to squeeze last minute concessions out of them over Brexit. The European Court of Justice ruled on Monday that the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke A50, the UK's official notice it is leaving the EU, should it wish.

World 5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan
Author: 0 5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan

The U.S. military had been searching for the missing Marines, but suspended the search Monday and declared them dead. It said the identities of the five people declared dead will be released after their next of kin are notified. USA forced based in or near Japan have been involved in other serious accidents in recent years. Last month, two crew members of a U.S. Navy fighter jet were rescued alive when their plane crashed into the sea off the southern island of Okinawa.

World TIME's Shortlist For 2018 Person Of The Year
Author: 0 TIME's Shortlist For 2018 Person Of The Year

This led to many children being held in government facilities, away from their parents. Among the 10 finalists are President Trump, the 2016 Person of the Year, and special counsel Robert Mueller , the 2017 Person of the Year runner-up. Moon Jae-in: South Korea's president has received plenty of press this year for holding three "historic" summits with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as reported by TIME .

World NYPD under fire for video showing officers wrestling baby away from woman
Author: 0 NYPD under fire for video showing officers wrestling baby away from woman

The scene quickly escalated as bystanders surround the chaos and shout over each other. NYPD officials said in a statement that they were called to the city Human Resources Administration office in Brooklyn just before 1 p.m. "Clearly our Police Department, the most well-trained police department in the country, should be able to de-escalate a situation with a baby and the mother without duplicating Trump security removal of children".

World After Executive's Arrest, China Warns Against
Author: 0 After Executive's Arrest, China Warns Against "Bullying" Of Citizens

Martin said Meng, who has agreed to wear an ankle monitor, will cover the expenses. The two sides agreed there to delay a planned January 1 United States increase of tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods while they negotiate over China's huge bilateral trade surplus and USA complaints that it steals technology.

World Assembly polls: Counting to begin at 8am
Author: 0 Assembly polls: Counting to begin at 8am

India will hold nation-wide parliamentary elections early in 2019. The results will not only decide who comes to power in these states but it also makes or breaks political momentum for Lok Sabha Elections due next year. Chhattisgarh is the only state where voting was held in two phases - the first in 18 seats saw a voter turnout of 76.35 percent and the second in 72 constituencies saw 71.93 percent polling.

World Acting Armenian PM's bloc wins parliamentary vote - commission
Author: 0 Acting Armenian PM's bloc wins parliamentary vote - commission

Kocharyan served as president of Armenia from 1998 to 2008, when mass protests unfolded over a disputed election. Data from the Central Election Commission, cited by Radio Free Europe , showed that Pashinyan's My Step alliance received 70.4 percent of the votes, in an election that had a turnout of 48.6 percent.

World Accused Russian spy Maria Butina reaches plea deal with feds
Author: 0 Accused Russian spy Maria Butina reaches plea deal with feds

USA authorities charged that she had used her close ties to the National Rifle Association and conservative operatives to wage a covert influence campaign and even tried to broker a secret meeting between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin during the 2016 presidential campaign.

World Jamal Khashoggi: Murdered Saudi journalist's last words revealed
Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi: Murdered Saudi journalist's last words revealed

The full transcript of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in a Saudi consulate in Turkey reportedly shows that one of the assassins was briefing someone on the phone as the journalist's dismembering progressed. The transcript notes the sounds of Khashoggi's body being dismembered by a saw, as the alleged perpetrators are advised to listen to music to block out the sound.