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Man known as 'stocking strangler' to be executed in Georgia

They say Gary's claims have repeatedly been rejected by the courts. The board's order leaves the execution scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson. Authorities have said Gary confessed to participating in the burglaries but said another man committed the rapes and killings. Prosecutors linked Gary to the string of nine similar murders in Columbus-plus others earlier in the NY cities of Albany and Syracuse.

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Melrose Raises Offer for GKN to $11.2 Billion to Sway Investors

GKN's board unanimously rejected the new bid on Monday saying it continued to fundamentally undervalue the company. Melrose - a FTSE 250-listed industrial turnaround firm - increased its bid to 1.69 Melrose shares for every GKN share held, plus an unchanged 81.00 pence in cash, together equivalent to 467.00p per share based on Melrose's share price at the close on Friday.

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Sessions mulling firing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe before he retires

The person familiar with the matter said McCabe is suspected of having not been forthcoming with officials from the inspector general's office who were investigating the media leak - an allegation he denies. The inspector general's office declined to comment. A McCabe associate spoke to the Wall Street Journal in October 2016 for an article about a bureaucratic standoff between the FBI and Justice Department over its various investigations into Clinton.

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United States judge rules lottery victor of US$560m can remain undisclosed

Not much is known about the southern New Hampshire woman, who won the Powerball jackpot in January and asked a judge to let her stay out of the public eye. Identified in court documents as Jane Doe, a woman who bought the winning ticket there won the $559.7 million jackpot and has filed suit to preserve her anonymity.

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RS proceedings washed out amid Opposition protests

Kurien, who was in the Chair then, to adjourn the House for the day. The protests come after two TDP ministers had submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that they will continue to be a part of NDA but would no longer hold ministerial positions.

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Helicopter crashes into East River, trapping passengers

Video and photos posted on social media showed several police and fire boats shining their lights on the water. Helicopters fly people around the city for business, traffic reports, medical reasons and tourism. "Just witnessed a helicopter crash into the East River. hope everyone's ok". The NYPD and FDNY confirmed rescue operations are under way. One injured eight people including some banking executives.

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PM Modi calls for concessional, less-risky financing for solar projects

France had already committed 300m euros to the initiative when it co-founded with India a global alliance in 2015 to unlock new cash for solar projects in sunny yet poor nations . The French president said three primary things need to be done. The PM called for concessional financing at lower risk for solar projects to raise the share of solar power in the energy basket.

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Hopes Raised Over Steel Tariffs

Australia has been hopeful of wrapping up a deal to avoid the tariffs announced by Mr Trump on Friday, which are due to come into force in a fortnight. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US wants to negotiate exemptions for the tariffs before they take effect in two weeks, as pressure grows from allies who are threatening retaliation if the duties are applied to them.

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European Union to host US, Japan on steel as US tariffs loom

The EU's top trade official said Friday that "dialogue" with Washington was the bloc's "prime option" as it seeks to win exemptions from US President Donald Trump's controversial new steel and aluminium tariffs. At that time, the European Union compiled a list of items for retaliatory tariffs that included steel products, but also orange juice, apples, sunglasses, knitwear, motor boats and photocopying machines.

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Firefighters urge to check smoke detector batteries as the clock springs forward

The SFMO urges all residents to determine how old their smoke alarms are (the date of manufacture is located on the back of the alarm). "If your smoke alarms are older than 10 years in service, they need to be replaced as well", Zwiebel said.

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United Kingdom advances past Georgia in SEC Tournament

But Kentucky still has to win three games in three afternoons to claim the school's 31 SEC Tournament championship. Then, Alabama knocked top seed Auburn out of the tournament with a furious second half in Friday afternoon's opening quarterfinal.

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Russian Federation stopped Trump from appointing Romney as Secretary of State

During his 2016 presidential campaign, Trump said he would press for better ties with Russian Federation as a way to solve numerous world's deep-standing conflicts. Tugenhadt, a former soldier who is now Tory MP for Tonbridge and Malling, said Russian Federation was a handsome country but Vladimir Putin and his "whole apparatus of thieves and mafia dons" had turned it into a "Mafia empire".

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President Trump coming to California, White House confirms

Cohn, 57, who served in the White House for a little more than a year, achieved an early rapport with Trump and proved influential in the administration's decisions last April not to label China a currency manipulator and to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, instead of terminating it.

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S Korea's Moon says sanctions stay, too early to be optimistic

Chung Eui-yong, the Blue House's chief national security officer, and spy agency head Suh Hoon will meet their USA counterparts, National Security Adviser H.R. One person who would be sure to play an important role in any discussions would be the ambassador to South Korea from the United States . Former officials say that the administration has spent a lot of time preparing sanctions and contingency planning for military action, but little or no time planning a negotiating strategy for use ...

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US Aircraft Carrier to Visit Vietnam

The ship's arrival is the latest step forward in improving military and economic ties since the two former adversaries normalized relations in 1995. Both the leaders while reviewing the progress of connectivity endeavours such as the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway agreed to explore the possibility of extending the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway further to Vietnam through Cambodia and Lao PDR.

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Modi's nationalist party notches win in key Indian state

Leader of Opposition and UDP chief Donkupar Roy retained Shella seat for the seventh consecutive term, James Sangma retained Dadenggre seat for the third consecutive term, James' youngest sister and former Union Minister Agatha Sangma and former Meghalaya Rajya Sabha member Thomas Sangma also won elections as NPP nominees.

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The Best Fashion Moments From The 90th Academy Awards

The two Hollywood legends correctly announced The Shape Of Water as the victor of top honors at the 90th Annual Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood , California on Sunday evening. I...talked to them very nicely, the accountants. And hey, accepting Best Picture twice? When presenting the award for Best Picture in 2017, they announced that the winner was La La Land , when the actual victor was Moonlight .

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High of 48 with strong winds in Longmont today

Gusts could be between 40 to 50 miles per hour. Snow and freezing drizzle is expected to continue into Tuesday with another inch of snow possible. Only one area city has called a snow emergency for Monday night as of 2 p.m. Monday . Thursday: Chance of snow showers, mainly before 1 p.m.

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Russian Federation dismisses new 'invincible' weapons as new arms race

More than 130,000 people have come to participate in the rally dubbed For Strong Russia in Moscow on Saturday, the Interior Ministry's representative Irina Volk told TASS on Saturday. To which Kelly, a lawyer before she turned to journalism, fired back: "I do". Putin said the US should send Russia's general prosecutor an official request, instead of using alleged propaganda to attack the Kremlin.

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Four more arrested in PNB fraud

A senior DRI official said, "The modus operandi indicates that Modi not only evaded duty, but also laundered money, which is being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate". Mumbai: A special court on Saturday issued non-bailable warrants (NBW) against diamond traders Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in connection with the multi-core Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

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Avalanche at California ski resort leaves 2 injured

A full investigation will follow. One person suffered a "serious lower body injury" and was hospitalized, while another was treated for injuries at a medical facility near the resort and later released, Squaw Valley staff said . He told Storyful that Squaw Valley is a client safety-first resort. "We hold them closely in our thoughts and prayers". "The Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows team extends its huge appreciation for the professionalism of all of the staff and responding agencies involved in ...

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Woods to play at Valspar Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational

Woods' announcement, made Friday on his Twitter account, is the most recent sign the 42-year-old's latest return from injury is progressing better than many of his previous attempts. It was another strong signal about the health of his surgically fused lower back, giving him four tournaments in five weeks. "I need to keep building on it", Woods said.

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Chinese, US senior officials highlight cooperation to settle trade disputes

While people in the West debate about whether the internet and social media undermine democracy, a big question for many Chinese is whether AI strengthens the iron fists of autocrats. However, China's censors immediately took action, banning the search, alongside other terms that were considered too sensitive or too critical, like "tenure" and " constitution ".

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Gazprom seeks to halt Ukraine gas contracts as dispute escalates

The court didn't uphold Gazprom's claim against Naftogaz, amounting to $7 million, for illegally siphoning off gas that was going through Ukraine on transit to Western Europe, says Kommersant . The arbitrators ground their decision by the fact that the situation with the Ukrainian economy has drastically worsened. Since November 2015, Kiev has not bought Russian gas, replacing it with reverse gas from Europe.

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Oakland mayor doesn't 'regret' tipping off immigrants ahead of ICE raids

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf looks on during an assembly at Edna Brewer Middle School about the U.S. Constitution on January 19 in Oakland, California. Officials said that of the 232 people arrested, 180 of them "were either convicted criminals, had been issued a final order of removal and failed to depart the United States, or had been previously removed" from the country and came back illegally.

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Harvey Weinstein 'Casting Couch' Statue Pops Up in Hollywood

The all-gold statue features Weinstein sitting on his infamous casting couch , which is propped on top of a red carpet. Called Casting Couch , the statue was unveiled on Thursday by Los Angeles-based street artist Plastic Jesus. Alongside fellow artist Joshua "Ginger" Monroe, the project took Plastic Jesus two months to complete. It will be on display this weekend, weather permitting.

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Iraq court sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining IS

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed Monday that it was working on the release of Turkish citizens who are now being detained by Iraqi authorities. One of them told the judge she had taken part in fighting against Iraqi forces alongside the jihadists, he said. Human Rights Watch has raised concerns about the judicial process and branded the trials unfair.

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Major quake shakes Papua New Guinea; no tsunami threat to Hawaii

He said social media posts reported blackouts and damage to buildings at Porgera, although he was not aware of any injuries. Its depth was around 35 kilometres (22 miles), USGS said. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre showed that there was no threat of a tsunami for Australia. Papua New Guinea lies on the Ring of Fire, a notoriously seismic zone across the northern, eastern and western boundaries of the Pacific ocean.

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China Communist Party has proposed removing presidential term limits

Therefore, the CCP should not rubber-stamp the whims of Xi because China's modernization will be threatened by power concentration being in the hands of a long-lasting leader. "That stage was set with the addition of Xi Thought at the 19th Party Congress". Such a move could pave the way for current leader Xi Jinping to remain as head of state after 2023.

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At least 13 injured after 'explosion' on board ferry at Mexico resort

Some of the injuries also included minor cuts and those affected in the incident were taken to a hospital for treatment. The ferry was en route to Conzumel from Playa del Carmen early Wednesday. The Port Administration of Quintana Roo state said in a statement that preliminary indications suggest a mechanical failure may have been to blame.

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We are turning TAPI into reality: PM Abbasi

Work for the project, created to transfer 33 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Galkynysh natural gas reserve of Turkmenistan annually along an 1,800 km route to Pakistan and India via Afghanistan, was formally inaugurated at a ceremony Friday.

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Trump Defends Second Amendment At CPAC And Warns of Dems Taking Office

Trump says in a joint news conference with Australia's prime minister that making schools a "gun-free environment" doesn't increase safety. And though he seemed eager to proclaim the massive tax cuts approved late a year ago, when Trump conducted an informal poll of the audience about which issue mattered more - the tax issue or protecting gun rights - the clear victor was guns.

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Snapchat to scrap parts of controversial redesign following 1.5 million user petition

Snap stock closed down 6 percent on Thursday after the reality TV star said she is no longer using the app. Ultimately, it's hard to definitively say whether the current stock plunge is related to Jenner or not. The company, however, said that it was willing to take that risk because the redesign is aimed towards solving a real problem, notes Gizmodo. Following the redesign's U.S.

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Russian Figure Skaters Take Gold, Silver Medals at Winter Olympics

Her flawless jumps and lovely musicality earned her 156.65 points, which gave her a total of 239.57 points overall. Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva (born in 1999) took home silver with 238.6 points. Kaetlyn Osmond needed to put aside all doubt and present her Black Swan program in a way that has eluded her all season. Her only miscue came early in her program when she stepped out on the landing of a triple lutz.

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LBPD Arrests Student At Wilson High For Alleged Threats

The incident follows that of a similar threat made earlier Thursday by a 15-year-old freshman at Millikan High School. Following an investigation, he was arrested on one count of criminal threats. "Making any kind of threat whether in person or online, is illegal and has serious consequences". A national organization that tracks school threats says it's recorded about 50 a day on average since last week's deadly mass shooting in Florida, compared with about 10 a day on average.

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Conservative users say Twitter removing thousands of followers

The firm allows automated software to be used to send tweets under some circumstances, but forbids the posted content from being misleading. "This is a company that's under a lot of heat to clean up its act in terms of how its platform has been exploited to spread misinformation and junk news", said Samantha Bradshaw from the University of Oxford's Computational Propaganda Project.

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DNA diets don't work

You might also know of someone who had weight loss success on one of these diets and another who didn't lose a single pound. While metabolic and genomic testing aren't good indicators of how efficiently a body loses weight , the researchers warned that in the future, there might be new research that'll bring up better predictors of which diets work best for a person.

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Conservative British MPs demand 'hard Brexit' clean European Union break

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the chairman of the European Research Group, met May with some of his colleagues in her 10 Downing Street office on Tuesday to discuss their demands. They also said that Britain must not be stopped from negotiating and signing trade deals during any transition period. With no majority, she knows that she needs to keep the dozens and dozens of Brexit-backing Tory MPs broadly with her for her own government's survival.

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Syria: Damascus Turns Into A Graveyard, 250 People Killed In 48 Hours

Pro-government forces fired rockets and dropped barrel bombs from helicopters on the towns and villages of the rural district just outside Damascus , where rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad have their last big redoubt near the capital, it added.

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Olivia Munn Defends Kate Middleton Amid Backlash Over BAFTAs Green Dress

Middleton, whose look was reminiscent of the inky-blue Jenny Packham gown she donned for the dinner in NY, finished her look with her Prada wavy cut-out suede heels and a Pretty Ballerinas clutch bag. However, she also drew a lot of online criticism for supposedly not showing that she supports the Time's Up movement , like the other actors and actresses did.