US police payment man over lady’s shooting

US police payment man over lady's shooting

Image copyright Chris Cevilla/GoFundMe Image caption Jazmine Barnes was shot in the head and died at the scene US police have charged a man in connection with the drive-by shooting of a seven-year-old girl in Texas. Jazmine Barnes was shot dead while in her family's car near Houston last month. Eric Black Jr, 20, has…

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US shutdown talks to resume, says Trump

US shutdown talks to resume, says Trump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump said the wall could be made of steel, rather than concrete President Donald Trump has refused to compromise on his demand for a wall to be built on the Mexican border, the cause of a partial government shutdown. He said he did not think he would have to…

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Australian Christmas debt predicted to hit $30 billion

Australian Christmas debt predicted to hit $30 billion

More than 1 in four Aussies will nonetheless be paying off their Christmas bank card debt in 12 months. The reasonable Australian bank card holder is going through up to $1,863 in post-Christmas debt in accordance to new analysis from Finder. Based on an research of recent forecast knowledge from …

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Jap girl to change into youngest Creep participant

Jap girl to change into youngest Creep participant

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Go is a two-player game in which players take turns putting black or white stones on a grid A Japanese schoolgirl is set to become the youngest professional player of the board game Go. Sumire Nakamura will be 10 when she enters the lowest professional rank of the game…

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Hollywood gears up for Golden Globes

Hollywood gears up for Golden Globes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Golden Globes co-hosts Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg literally rolled out the red carpet on Thursday Hollywood is gearing up for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, which take place in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Leading the nominations this year is Vice - a satirical biopic of former…

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Third high Pentagon legit quits

Third high Pentagon legit quits

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rear Admiral Kevin Sweeney is the third senior Pentagon official to resign in recent weeks Department of Defence chief of staff Kevin Sweeney has resigned, a month after the Defence Secretary James Mattis announced his departure. Rear Admiral Sweeney said in a statement that "the time is right to…

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Egypt church bomb kills policeman

Egypt church bomb kills policeman

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Security forces guarded streets approaching the church A policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt, security officials say. Mustafa Abid was reportedly a specialist in mine clearance. The explosion injured two other officers and an onlooker. The device was one of…

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Brexit deal critics are risking democracy – PM

Brexit deal critics are risking democracy - PM

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption MPs are due to restart the debate on Mrs May's Brexit deal on Wednesday before a vote next week The prime minister has urged MPs to back her Brexit deal, saying it is the only way to honour the referendum result and protect the economy. Writing in the Mail…

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US shutdown talks to renew, says Trump

US shutdown talks to renew, says Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump said he was prepared to shut down the government for months or years Talks to end the partial US federal government shutdown will resume on Sunday, President Donald Trump says, as the stalemate enters its third week. Mr Trump tweeted there was "not much headway…

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Brazil sends in troops to cease violence

Brazil sends in troops to cease violence

Image copyright EPA Image caption Criminal gangs burnt buses, shops and banks in response to tougher prison measures About 300 troops have been sent to the north-eastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza to tackle a surge in criminal violence, authorities said. Soldiers will patrol there and across the state of Ceará in a bid to halt…

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