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World News Serial killer Charles Manson 'taken to hospital'
Author: 0 Serial killer Charles Manson 'taken to hospital'

The cult leader attracted disaffected young people who lived in in a commune, followed his orders and were ultimately turned into killers. Manson family convicts: Where are they now? The 61-year-old had brain cancer. Atkins admitted to using Tate's blood to write the word " PIG " on the front door of the home. He was most recently up for parole in 2012 - his 12th application for freedom.

World News Early morning storms Monday, then cold late this week
Author: 0 Early morning storms Monday, then cold late this week

Rain is even more likely after 1 a.m. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 7 to 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Thursday ... Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow. Tuesday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Friday: Partly sunny, but watching a storm system nearby to our south.

Author: 0 Taiwan president says more infrastructure spending possible to boost economy

China has been angry with Taiwan and Tsai after they spoke to each other earlier this month. Tsai's comments came a week ahead of her visit to Taiwan's four allies in Central America - El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Tsai said on Saturday that Taiwan will be "calm" when facing issues to do with China, but uncertainties next year will test the self-ruled island and its national security team.

Author: 0 Did you feel it? Malibu rocked by 3.3 natural disaster

Geological Survey. A magnitude 5.1 natural disaster struck northwest of Fairview in February. Specifically, it hit about 11.2 miles southeast of Big Bear City, the USGS said. Geological Survey's website . No injuries or property damage were reported. Regulators have asked oil and natural gas producers to close injection wells in certain areas or reduce the volume of fluids they inject.

Author: 0 Second annual Grand Menorah Lighting held at The Summit

Chabad of Wilmington hosted it providing people with music, dancing, donuts and fun. "Rabbi Naftoli Schmukler, the Director at Chabad Coastal Bend, says", the event will begin with Giant Menorah Lighting followed by a live concert by the talented Israeli Singer Yoel Sharabi.

World News Santa Monica Synagogue Vandalized at Start of Hanukkah
Author: 0 Santa Monica Synagogue Vandalized at Start of Hanukkah

To make matters even more sickening, the vandalism occurred on Saturday night, the first day of Hanukkah. "This seems kind of intentional", Assistant Rabbi Dovid Tenenbaum told the LAT Sunday morning. "Hopefully this little vandalism, this little incident that obviously we've moved on from, can bring light to the world in this dark time , and show the light to the people, and share the love in this joyous time of holidays for everybody", Tenenbaum said.

Author: 0 Romania's president says he won't name Muslim woman to be PM

President Klaus Iohannis made clear that he used the Christmas holiday to decide whether to nominate the 52-year-old Muslim Sevil Shhaideh to the post of prime minister. Last week, the Social-Democratic leader said that Sevil Shhaideh , a person in whom he has "full confidence", would be his party's only proposal for Prime Minister.

World News Four men arrested on suspicion of raping USA tourist in New Delhi
Author: 0 Four men arrested on suspicion of raping USA tourist in New Delhi

The sources also said the identification parade can be conducted tomorrow. The woman has identified and named the five alleged rapists, including the tour guide and two hotel staffers. Police will file a chargesheet in the case soon. Later on, with assistance from the United States embassy in Delhi, the NGO filed the complaint with the Delhi Police Commissioner on October 5, on email.

Author: 0 Japanese PM heading to USA naval base in Hawaii

Abe said Monday he was traveling to the USS Arizona Memorial site at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to "show reconciliation" between the two nations 70 years after the surprise Japanese aerial assault that resulted in the deaths of 2,335 US servicemen and 68 civilians, the New York Times reported Saturday.

World News Investigation underway into Russian air disaster
Author: 0 Investigation underway into Russian air disaster

A Russian military plane with 92 people on board, including members of a famed army choir, has crashed into the Black Sea shortly after taking off, the Russian defence ministry has said. Yelizaveta Glinka, known as Doctor Liza in Russian Federation for her charity work, who was headed to Syria with a shipment of medicine to donate to Syrian hospitals.

World News Mediterranean death toll passes 5000 refugees
Author: 0 Mediterranean death toll passes 5000 refugees

The Italian coastguard carried out four rescue operations in the Central Mediterranean Sea. The death-toll to date for 2016 compares with 3,777 for all of past year, the IOM said . Just under 3,800 migrants perished at sea during all of 2015, according to IOM figures. "An average of 14 people have died every day in the Mediterranean Sea during 2016", UNHCR said in a statement.

Author: 0 United Nations votes to send team to investigate potential Syria war crimes

The panel will also aim to "collect, consolidate, preserve and analyse evidence" and will work in coordination with the UN Syria Commission of Inquiry. Wenaweser said this was why the General Assembly, where there are no vetoes, had to address the issue of accountability for violations of worldwide humanitarian and human rights laws since March 2011, when the Syrian conflict began.

World News Mortar fire kills 11 in Iraq
Author: 0 Mortar fire kills 11 in Iraq

According to local sources, ISIS launched the attacks as a revenge against civilians who praised the Iraqi forces that entered Mosul in one of the largest anti-ISIS operations in Iraq. The UN's Damian Rance told Al Jazeera it is still unknown who targeted the aid workers and civilians. "I do not think we will ever know for certain which party fired the mortar rounds on Thursday", said Rance, a United Nations communications officer based in Mosul .

World News Syrian army declares liberation of eastern Aleppo
Author: 0 Syrian army declares liberation of eastern Aleppo

The army also stated that the last group of rebel fighters had left the city. President Bashar al-Assad's government is waiting for the end of the evacuations so it can declare the completion of the offensive to recapture the one-time rebel stronghold.

World News Restaurant fire sees 140 buildings destroyed in coastal Japanese town
Author: 0 Restaurant fire sees 140 buildings destroyed in coastal Japanese town

Ryuichi Yoneyama requested the Self-Defense Forces to dispatch SDF personnel for disaster relief. " At the moment, activities to put out the fire are still going on ", he told AFP on the phone. "I've never seen something like this before". Two women in their 40s were injured, one suffering from smoke inhalation and the other sustaining minor injuries in the head after tumbling over while escaping from the fire.

Author: 0 Russian ambassador to Turkey shot in Turkish capital, Ankara, seriously wounded

Secretary of State John Kerry, who is ordinarily critical of Russian Federation and its involvement in Syria, made it clear that the United States condemned the violent attack. "The committed crime is undoubtedly a provocation aimed at derailing the ties between Russia and Turkey, as well as the peace process in Syria which is actively promoted by Russia, Turkey, Iran and other countries interested in the regulation of inter-Syrian conflict".

Author: 0 Obama Breaks Record in New Wave of Pardons, Commutations

President Barack Obama is not done commuting prison sentences and pardoning people just yet. The President's pardon means the crime has been forgiven and any restrictions on the right to vote will be removed. During his time in office, Obama has made it a priority to exercise his clemency authority, granting clemency to significantly more individuals than any other president.

World News Attacks In Jordan Leave At Least 4 Dead, Including Canadian Tourist
Author: 0 Attacks In Jordan Leave At Least 4 Dead, Including Canadian Tourist

Shots could still be heard at the scene on Sunday evening, and security forces fired tear gas to flush out the gunmen. Four police officers were killed when the gunmen went on a shooting spree in the mountainous city of Karak before taking refuge in its Crusader-era castle, a police statement said.

World News FIFA fines British federations for memorials at World Cup matches
Author: 0 FIFA fines British federations for memorials at World Cup matches

Scotland was fined 20,000 Swiss francs ($19,500). World football's governing body was approached by the FAs with a request to wear the armbands and reminded both about their rule which states that: "The basic compulsory equipment must not have any political, religious or personal slogans, statements or images".

World News Queen Elizabeth stands down as All England Club patron
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth stands down as All England Club patron

The Queen has been a dedicated supporter of many of her charities - 433 of her 600 bodies have had the honour of having HRH as their patron since 1952. As one of her last acts as Patron, alongside Prince Philip and Prince Harry, The Queen past year hosted an event at Buckingham Palace during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

World News Private No Longer: Ukrainian Government Nationalizes Leading Lender PrivatBank
Author: 0 Private No Longer: Ukrainian Government Nationalizes Leading Lender PrivatBank

The government of Ukraine took over PrivatBank Sunday , an idea proposed by the bank as it has tried to get itself back on the right path, moving to recapitalize the institution and protect depositors while it is rehabilitated. "These actions are taking place in strict co-ordination with global financial institutions and with their support", goverment officials said, adding that its actions would "save PrivatBank and the entire bank sector".

Author: 0 Pope contemplates aging on 80th birthday

The pope chatted individually with each of the homeless guests - four Italians, two Romanians, a Moldovan and a Peruvian - at the Vatican hotel where he resides, and shared Argentinian cakes with them before heading to Mass, the Vatican said .

Author: 0 Panthers can help Giants with win over Washington

With their NFC East Rivals, the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants , battling for the division, the Redskins will try to get one step closer to the playoffs against the fallen Carolina Panthers . Carolina's quarterback only threw in Norman's direction five times . So Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short shoved him out of bounds. He is still playing for an injured Shawn Lauvao (groin).

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