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Senior Karachi journalist abducted by Pakistani law enforcement agencies


November 12, 2018

Senior Karachi journalist abducted by Pakistani law enforcement agencies A senior journalist was allegedly abducted  by law enforcement agencies from his home in Karachi pakistan on Saturday, according to media organisations. Nasrullah Khan Chaudhry, a senior journalist associated with Urdu-language daily Nai Baat, was ‘detained’ by security personnel following a raid on his residence on Saturday morning. His whereabouts are …

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Watch Houston Congressman Dan Crenshaw accept Pete Davidson’s apology on SNL


November 12, 2018

NEW YORK — Houston Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw accepted an apology from actor Pete Davidson on Saturday night’s episode of Saturday Night Live. Davidson had glibly mocked Crenshaw’s eyepatch during a “Weekend Update” segment that drew criticism from across the political spectrum. After accepting the apology, Crenshaw got in a few good-natured shots in response (“This is Pete Davidson. He looks like if …

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Gov. Greg Abbott deploys 200 Texas firefighters to battle California wildfires


November 12, 2018

NEW WAVERLY, Texas (KTRK) — About 200 firefighters from across Texas are headed to California to help battle the wildfires consuming that state. The call for help came in over the weekend, when Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced the firefighters with 55 fire engines from local fire departments would be deployed to California Monday morning. “When disaster strikes, it is …

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Woman driving Mustang crashes into Darkhorse Tavern after losing control of car


November 12, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Washington Avenue bar is closed Monday after a driver in a Mustang slammed into the business two hours before it closed overnight. Authorities say the woman was heading east on Washington Avenue and lost control, crashing into the side of Darkhorse Tavern. Several people were inside the business at the time, including three to four …

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North Carolina mother charged after 5-month-old found dead under plastic bag


November 12, 2018

CARY, North Carolina — Police have charged a Cary mother in the death of her 5-month-old son. On Sept. 18, Cary officers were called to Cheswick Place in response to a medical emergency. When officers arrived, they found an infant boy unresponsive and being attended to by EMS personnel. Myechia Avery, 30, was said to have set her young child in …

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One Minute Weather: First freeze of the season this week


November 12, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Prepare for an early freeze this week in Houston. November’s version of an arctic front is blowing through Texas today, with freezing temperatures reaching parts of southeast Texas as early as tonight. Temperatures in Houston will fall from the mid 50s to the upper 40s by sunset as a strong north wind gusts up over 30 …

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Stacey Abrams files lawsuit to count rejected ballots, extend deadline in Georgia


November 12, 2018

ATLANTA – Supporters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams are asking a federal judge to order elections officials to count rejected absentee and provisional ballots in the governor’s race, and to move the deadline for certifying the election back by a day Abrams trails Republican Brian Kemp by nearly 59,000 votes. Kemp has declared victory, resigned as Georgia’s secretary of state and named a transition team. …

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North Korea running at least 13 secret operating bases for ballistic missile program, new study shows


November 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – North Korea has at least 13 secret operating bases where the regime is continuing work on its ballistic missile program, a sign Kim Jong Un is not winding down his country’s nuclear program despite public promises touted by the Trump administration. New research, conducted by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Security, has identified 13 of an estimated 20 North Korean missile …

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President Trump calls for end to Florida recount, tweeted ballots ‘massively infected’


November 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday called Florida ballots from the midterm election “massively infected” and said recounts should end in races for governor and U.S. Senate. Trump said Republican Rick Scott, the governor who campaigned to unseat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, and Republican Ron DeSantis, the House member running for governor against Democrat Andrew Gillum, should each be declared …

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Reward to find kidnapped NC teen rises to $20,000


November 12, 2018

LUMBERTON, N.C. — A total reward of $20,000 is being offered in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park. News outlets report Lumberton police announced Friday that Gov. Roy Cooper’s office is offering $5,000 for information that leads to Hania Noelia Aguilar. The FBI is offering $15,000. On Friday, the FBI released new …

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