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In addition to heat, lawyers say the outage has knocked out power to the computers and telephones that inmates use to email their families and attorneys and to request refills of prescription medications. "I'd trade places with him any day, that's my child", she said. The bureau said air temperatures in the units "were within acceptable ranges" on Saturday.
  • 59-Fight MMA Veteran with Pending Murder Charges Escapes from Prison Transport

    59-Fight MMA Veteran with Pending Murder Charges Escapes from Prison Transport

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    The post from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is the first time law enforcement had tied him directly to the crime. Cedric Joseph Marks escaped from a private prisoner transport vehicle in Conroe, Texas on Sunday. He has not officially been charged in the deaths. Kent County, Michigan, officials turned Marks over to U.S. Prisoner Transportation on Thursday morning for extradition to Texas, the CBS affiliate reported .
  • Patrol targeting impaired driving for Super Bowl Sunday

    Patrol targeting impaired driving for Super Bowl Sunday

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    State Police say its mission is to prevent crime, maintain order, and ease traffic congestion, as well to gather and disseminate intelligence relevant to the event. (Crash Awareness and Reduction Efforts) to watch for aggressive or impaired driving, along with people not using seat belts. Troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the global traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E.
  • Palestinian wounded by Israeli fire dies: Gaza ministry

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    The Palestinian Red Crescent Society in the West Bank said Friday that at least 15 Palestinian demonstrators were shot and wounded during clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers in the village of Lemghayer near Ramallah.
  • UK's Eldon Insurance, Owned by Brexit Donor Banks, Fined for Data Misuse

    UK's Eldon Insurance, Owned by Brexit Donor Banks, Fined for Data Misuse

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    The ICO confirmed on Friday it would be reviewing how both are complying with data protection laws, including looking at how personal data is processed and staff training. Eldon Insurance has been fined £60,000 for the breach. The referendum campaign sent more than 1m emails to subscribers that contained a banner advertising 10% off insurance at an Eldon brand, GoSkippy.
  • Nissan scraps plan to build new X-Trail model in Britain

    Nissan scraps plan to build new X-Trail model in Britain

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    It did not announce how many additional jobs would have been created by the addition of the X-Trail line, but the decision not to go ahead with the plan is not believed to affect the current workforce at the plant, instead impacting potential future employment opportunities there.
  • Record Breaking Fentanyl Seizure In Arizona

    Record Breaking Fentanyl Seizure In Arizona

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    USA border agents have seized 254 pounds (115 kg) of fentanyl that was stashed in a truck crossing into Arizona from Mexico, marking the largest single bust of the powerful opioid ever made at an American border checkpoint, officials said on Thursday.
  • Tamil Nadu: Leopard cub seized from a passenger at Chennai airport

    Tamil Nadu: Leopard cub seized from a passenger at Chennai airport

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    Officials are investigating links to a possible smuggling ring. The New India Express publication posted on Twitter a video of airport employees gently bottle-feeding milk to the tiny leopard cub . Since they could not exactly identify the species, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) was alerted. When the bag was opened, staff discovered a pink plastic basket with the leopard cub inside.
  • Euro MPs back interim leader in Venezuela

    Euro MPs back interim leader in Venezuela

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    The military's support is crucial for Maduro , who is deeply unpopular, largely due to an unprecedented economic crisis that has prompted an exodus of millions. "We are going to address the humanitarian emergency, stop inflation in its tracks, reactivate the oil industry and move towards the restoration of access to public goods and services", he said to cheers.
  • Police shoot man in Brisbane Airport after bomb threat

    Police shoot man in Brisbane Airport after bomb threat

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    The airport is directing people to check with their airlines directly about affected flights. Commissioner Ian Stewart told reporters on Sunday the accused man had gone to "extraordinary lengths" to create a perception of "risk, threat and fear".
  • Blocked calls, long a mystery, went to longtime Trump family friends

    Blocked calls, long a mystery, went to longtime Trump family friends

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    In her report , Feinstein wrote that Trump Jr. had placed the three calls to the blocked numbers. At the meeting, Trump Jr. was expecting a Russian lawyer linked to the Kremlin to share dirt on Clinton, he later told Congress, but she instead pressed him on a US law levying sanctions on Russia for human rights abuses.
  • No 10 hits out at EU's claim Gibraltar is a British colony

    No 10 hits out at EU's claim Gibraltar is a British colony

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    The document will now be discussed by the European Parliament and the European Commission before becoming law. British officials have begun "serious work" on the United Kingdom staying in a permanent EU customs union as a way to rescue the Brexit deal, the Independent newspaper reported on Friday.
  • Trump steps up attacks on Pelosi for opposing border wall funds

    Trump steps up attacks on Pelosi for opposing border wall funds

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    Still, the perception that he "got owned" by House speaker Nancy Pelosi might tempt Trump to try and "salvage some political capital with the minority of Americans who still seem inclined to support him" by taking some new extreme measure, says The New York Times .
  • Punxsutawney Phil Predicts an Early Spring

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    Since then, Phil and his Inner Circle have done the rounds - perhaps their busiest year promoting all things Punxsutawney - and this week, the focus once again turned to the Seer of Seers, the Prognosticator of Prognosticators, as he prepared to make his 2019 prediction - his 133rd overall.
  • Twitter And Facebook Ding Network Of Accounts Tied To Russia And Iran

    Twitter And Facebook Ding Network Of Accounts Tied To Russia And Iran

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    Those two known campaigns spent more money in the two weeks prior to the special election than Facebook and Twitter have claimed the IRA expended in the two-year period prior to the U.S. The page administrators spent about $30,000 on advertisements on Facebook and Instagram accounts to "manipulate" others perceptions of political events.