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Would-be Obama assassin identified by cat hairs, authorities say

Would-be Obama assassin identified by cat hairs, authorities say

According KHOU , 46-year-old Julia Poff, a Texas resident, was indicted on charges of sending explosives with the intent to kill or injure and related charges after she sent explosives to Obama. Poff allegedly said she didn't like Obama and was upset with Gov. Abbott because "she had not received support from her ex-husband", the indictment says.


Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC

Thursday, no matter what time zone you're in. NBC is the parade's official broadcaster, and they'll be airing the entire event with Today show hosts Matt Lauer , Savannah Guthrie, and Al Roker . The Harold the Baseball Player float is to commemorate Miracle on 34th Street and will be painted black, white and gray. Five floats will be having their debut this year, coming from Entenmann's, Sour Patch Kids, Green Giant, Sprout and Nickelodeon.


Six Children Shot on Cleveland Street; One Dead

Six Children Shot on Cleveland Street; One Dead

It happened at about 7:30 p.m. Friday in the area East 116th Street and Buckeye Road. The boy died from the gunshot wound, police said. When they returned to the store, they saw the boy had been shot in the torso. Police Chief Calvin Williams has sent his condolences to the family of the dead child, who hasn't been publicly identified. The examination is progressing and no captures have been set aside a few minutes, police said.


Labor pulls ahead in Queensland poll

Labor pulls ahead in Queensland poll

Out of the 93 seats, 11 remain undecided with the Liberal National Party (LNP) claiming 37 seats and Katter's Australian Party now have two. "Queenslanders are not red or blue, we are maroon", she said. Annastacia Palaszczuk says she felt quietly confident when she went to cast her vote today in her seat of Inala in Brisbane. LNP leader Tim Nicholls has retained his seat of Clayfield, but he suffered a swing of 4.2 per cent against him.


Putin signs plan to crack down on foreign media

Putin signs plan to crack down on foreign media

Already approved by both houses of parliament, the legislation was published on the Russian authorities' official website and comes into force immediately. Tom Kent, president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, said it was too early to speculate on the effects of the new amendments. The act was denounced by the Council for human rights with the Kremlin, which said in a press release that " any foreign media could be qualified as a foreign agent in an arbitrary manner by the ministry of ...


Thousands flee as Bali volcano threatens to erupt

Thousands flee as Bali volcano threatens to erupt

Jetstar and Qantas have cancelled flights in and out of Bali after Mt Agung erupted again, even though Indonesian authorities say it's safe to fly to the island, according to Perth Now. Although the alert level is at orange, the authority has banned aircraft from crossing the air lane or on top of the mountain as high as 3114 meters above sea level the rest are in the relevant authority tangah.