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Douglas County deputies respond to call of officer down

Douglas County deputies respond to call of officer down

According to ABC News , the shooter was identified as Matthew Riehl by a law enforcement official speaking on the condition of anonymity. Riehl said in his December 13 YouTube video, called "Fire Sheriff Spurlock", that he would run as a libertarian, ending with holiday greetings and a vow to "fire all these bums come early next year".


Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters success

Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters success

In one of the few official reports, an official in Arak, around 300 kilometres southwest of Tehran, said 80 people had been arrested overnight. Iranian authorities have placed restrictions on some social media platforms used heavily in Iran , including Instagram and Telegram, in an attempt to prevent would-be protesters from using them to call for an organize further demonstrations across the country.


Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15

Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15

Thirteen others were injured in the December 31 blast, which ripped through a crowd of people who had gathered for the funeral of a former governor. No group has claimed responsibility of the attack so far. Islamic State claimed responsibility for that attack. The explosion left at least 13 people wounded. Militants have launched repeated attacks against Afghan army outposts, police checkpoints, and the US-led coalition, leaving towns and cities strewn with carnage and civilian casualties.


Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish broadcaster

Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish broadcaster

They had been scheduled for release on January 5 after serving a two-month prison sentence for illegally flying a drone but were freed early. Police detained the two journalists on assignment for the TRT World television station and the two Myanmar men on October 27, when they attempted to fly a drone near Myanmar's parliament building.


Donald Trump's idea to beat winter cold: Pour global warming on it

Donald Trump's idea to beat winter cold: Pour global warming on it

As parts of the United States endure near-record low temperatures, with some areas experiencing frigid weather up to 20 below , President Donald Trump is suggesting the country could use a little " global warming ". "Paris withdrawal leaves American workers & families behind", tweeted Clinton in June when Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord .


Delhi fog: Flight operations resume at IGI airport

Delhi fog: Flight operations resume at IGI airport

Delhi remained under dense fog as cold wave continued to create chill in the city. However, due to CAT IIIB- an advance system for low-visibility landings- planes can land when the visibility drops to 25-50 metres. was 100 %. On Sunday too, the national capital was covered in a thick blanket of fog as the minimum temperature plummeted to 6.4 degrees Celsius.