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People 9 killed in prison riot in Brazil
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Nine inmates were killed and dozens escaped during a New Year's Day prison riot in a city near Brasilia, the Brazilian capital. The attackers set fire to mattresses and charred the bodies of those they killed. About 100 inmates also broke out of the prison and 77 were still at large on Monday evening. Brazil has one of the largest prison populations in the world and a notoriously overcrowded prison system.

People Michele Bachmann Weighing Run For Al Franken's Senate Seat
Author: 0 Michele Bachmann Weighing Run For Al Franken's Senate Seat

However, she told Bakker that she was wary about wading into the Senate race because she's anxious about paying a price that she described as "bigger than ever" because "the Swamp is so toxic". Should we do this? Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton picked his second-in-command last month to replace Franken. Smith is to be sworn in Wednesday, with a public reenactment at around 11:25 a.m.in the old Senate chamber.

People Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run
Author: 0 Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

Hatch, 83, has served in the Senate since 1977 and is now the longest serving Republican in the Senate. "I've always been a fighter; I was an amateur boxer in my youth, and i've brought that fighting spirit with me to Washington ". . He chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committee and was a major force in getting a tax overhaul through Congress and signed into law in December. Trump praised Hatch in a speech at the Utah Capitol and urged him to stay in office.

People US Service Member Killed, 4 Others Injured In Afghanistan
Author: 0 US Service Member Killed, 4 Others Injured In Afghanistan

Two wounded soldiers were in stable condition at a medical unit and the other two have returned to duty, officials said. General John Nicholson, commander of US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), paid tribute to the fallen soldier on Twitter, writing: "We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own".

People Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body
Author: 0 Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body

Brice's mother, Donya Shenita Russell , had left him in Montgomery's care - along with three of his siblings - while she worked a double shift on Friday night. Detectives say a 6-year-old boy is dead after his stepfather threw him against a wall at a Seffner motel. His brothers told investigators Montgomery tried splashing water on Brice's face, but he didn't wake up.

People Pakistan summons USA envoy to protest Trump tweet
Author: 0 Pakistan summons USA envoy to protest Trump tweet

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif are to hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday over the Trump Tweets . "The people of Pakistan, the government of Pakistan (has) been really seriously affected and its consequences are felt every day", said Masood. "I think we have now entered the phase where Pakistan needs to practically cooperate with the United States".

People 12 people killed amid nationwide protests
Author: 0 12 people killed amid nationwide protests

Hundreds of people have been arrested but security forces have largely shown restraint. For their part, Iran's officials insisted that the meeting with parliamentarians was held before the unrest. Also Monday, President Donald Trump posted on Twitter that Iran "is failing at every level" and that repressed Iranians "are hungry for food & freedom".

People Mystery eggs found in sandpit shock kids in Australia
Author: 0 Mystery eggs found in sandpit shock kids in Australia

The volunteer believes the nests and eggs could have all been laid by a single brown snake. Volunteer wildlife rescuers Yvette Attleir and Rod Miller from the group Fawn were called in to remove the eggs. "It's part of the beauty of living in this area". "We've been abused after rescuing snakes in the past", Attleir said. "The fact the school is near the water also makes it more unlikely to be an eastern brown snake, as they are not so active there".

People Plowable snow, gusty winds move in for Thursday
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Though we escape the strongest wind, gusts over 50 miles per hour will be possible at the coast, leading to some power outages and the potential for blizzard conditions in some coastal areas. The main difference between all the various weather models is how close they get the center of the storm to the coastline. A track farther offshore would bring lighter amounts of snow to the East Coast and gusty winds.

People Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma evicted from the house
Author: 0 Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma evicted from the house

Vikas argued that Shilpa Shinde should be no. 1 because she has had a "beautiful" journey while Hina Khan put forward her views saying the top spot belongs to either Shilpa or herself. Akash and Puneesh fought their way out and reached the final week. Akash shouts at Shilpa asking her not to touch his bag, while Shilpa Shinde asks him not to scream.

People Trump's first 2018 tweet: Pakistan has 'given us nothing but lies & deceit'
Author: 0 Trump's first 2018 tweet: Pakistan has 'given us nothing but lies & deceit'

The group is accused of some of the most lethal attacks on United States forces in Afghanistan , and was dubbed by America's former top military officer Mike Mullen as a "veritable arm" of Pakistani intelligence. Trump and other administration officials have called on India to become more involved in Afghanistan, an idea that is anathema to Islamabad. Two people were shot dead in the southwestern town of Izeh while another two died in Dorud after being run over by a stolen fire truck, ...

People Israeli bill makes it harder to divide Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israeli bill makes it harder to divide Jerusalem

Simultaneously, in Ramallah, two Palestinians were fatally shot by Israeli police after allegedly attempting to attack the officers. As home to major Muslim, Jewish and Christian holy sites, Jerusalem's status is one of the most sensitive issues in the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

People Alabama Democrat officially declared victor in US Senate race
Author: 0 Alabama Democrat officially declared victor in US Senate race

On Wednesday, he filed an election complaint alleging voter fraud may have occurred, calling for a delay in the certification of the results that declared Jones officially the victor and asked for "a new special election". Moore, 70, served twice as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court but was relieved of his duties on both occasions. The night of the election, Moore, who lost the election by roughly 20,000 votes - which was not close enough to trigger an automatic recount - told his ...

People Child among nine more killed in Iran unrest
Author: 0 Child among nine more killed in Iran unrest

Separately, and following reports about the suspension of the internet service in several cities, the Amad News channel, which played a leading role in mobilizing the people to protest in the streets, said the U.S. At least 16 people, including a police officer, have been killed in anti-government protests across Iran, officials said Monday. That was echoed Monday by judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, who urged authorities to confront rioters, state TV reported.

People A Prank Call to the Police Cost a Kansas Man His Life
Author: 0 A Prank Call to the Police Cost a Kansas Man His Life

Los Angeles resident Tyler Barriss , 25, was arrested as a suspect in the case by the Los Angeles Police Department, the LAPD confirmed Saturday. He has been arrested at least twice before, according to county records - once past year for unknown reasons, and once in 2015, when he called a phony bomb threat in to the ABC affiliate in Glendale, the station reported .

People Mega Millions jackpot at $363M
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot at $363M

The game is played by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. Those are tougher odds thanPowerball, which is a 1 in 292.2 million shot. On Jan. 1, 2008, $33 million was won in Texas, and $61 million was won in Tennessee on Jan. 3, 2014. The odds of winning the Mega Millions are 1 in 302,575,350, according to CNBC.

People Twins born just 18 minutes apart but in different years
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She was believed to be the first baby born in the year 2018 in Kern County, California, according to ABC15. The first twin was born at 11:58 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. When Maria Esperanza Flores Rios went into labour on New Year's Eve at 7pm, she probably wasn't expecting the surprise that was coming her way. The unlikely event of a birth like this also gifted their parents the chance to take home more than $3,000 worth of baby supplies that were donated to the hospital by local community ...

People Twitter blocks far-right leader amid German hate speech law
Author: 0 Twitter blocks far-right leader amid German hate speech law

Beatrix von Storch, deputy chair of the party's parliamentary faction, slammed the police in the western city of Cologne for posting a greeting in Arabic. She posted on Twitter a screen grab of a message she received from Facebook informing her that a post similar to her disputed tweet had been withheld in Germany because it was unlawful.

People Cold snap to stretch through first week of 2018
Author: 0 Cold snap to stretch through first week of 2018

Wind chill values as low as -30. Chattanooga temperatures will remain below freezing for much of the week as frigid arctic air blew in with the new year . Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 12. Looking ahead to the weekend, more cold high pressure is expected to move into the region from the west.

People Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?
Author: 0 Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?

The article said Ms. Abedin forwarded some government passwords to her private Yahoo email account in 2009, when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. "Jail!" Trump tweeted early Tuesday. In 2013, Yahoo was hacked, and the company said in a statement that "all Yahoo user accounts were affected" by the theft.

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