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World Hunter snags 16-foot python in Everglades snake hunt
Author: 0 Hunter snags 16-foot python in Everglades snake hunt

The python, which measured 16 feet, 10 inches, is the biggest captured since the start of the latest round of a python eradication project conducted by the South Florida Water Management District, WFOR reported . The Wildman's snake weighed 130, still a terrifying size. Officials extracted 78 eggs out of the python, which means dozens of pythons will never see the light of day, according to the news station.

World Suspect killed during shootout with Florida deputies
Author: 0 Suspect killed during shootout with Florida deputies

The suspect allegedly then engaged deputies in a shootout until he was shot and killed. A man shot and killed early Friday by deputies in Florida was wanted for a recent motel robbery in Raleigh. The suspect then fled the scene and a short pursuit ensued but the robbery suspect crashed and overturned in nearby Jupiter, Florida. Bradshaw said deputies eventually tracked down O'Shea in the stolen vehicle and attempted to take him into custody in the parking lot of Florida Turbine Technologies.

Author: 0 Palestinian West Bank local elections a test for Fatah party

The rivals are blaming each other for the election not being held in Gaza. Hamas did not present any candidate lists of its own, saying the vote would only add to divisions. Some polls showed that Hamas would win any hypothetical parliamentary elections held now in both Gaza and the West Bank. After the 2006 election, the global community refused to deal with any government in which Hamas participated until it renounced violence and recognised Israel and past peace agreements.

Author: 0 North Korea open for United States talks under 'right conditions'

The South Korean military did not immediately say whether Saturday's test resulted in the missile actually taking flight, as some previous tests have accomplished before falling harmlessly into the ocean. The missile was sacked from Kusong region, north-west of the capital, Pyongyang, the Yonhap news agency reported. She said "We'll have dialogue if the conditions are there", when asked if the North was preparing to hold talks with the Trump administration .

World US Navy ship collides with S. Korean fishing boat
Author: 0 US Navy ship collides with S. Korean fishing boat

Lake Champlain's port side collided with the ship. Photos published by Yonhap show long cracks in the fishing boat's hull plating at the bow, and U.S. "Our mission is to reassure allies and our partners of our steadfast commitment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region", he said. Beginning with its forward deployment in January, the Carl Vinson CSG has participated in various exercises with US allies in the region.

World Justice finally delivered, Nirbhaya's parents applaud SC verdict
Author: 0 Justice finally delivered, Nirbhaya's parents applaud SC verdict

Speaking after the court's call, Nirbhaya's parents expressed their happiness and said, 'although justice was late, we are happy with court's decision. The woman was gang-raped by six men for hours, brutalised with an iron rod and her intestines were pulled out. One of the accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail, while a convicted juvenile was sentenced three years of punishment in a reform home.

World 2016's Top 10 most popular baby names released
Author: 0 2016's Top 10 most popular baby names released

Noah, Liam, and William topped the list for boys. All variations fell out of the list of most popular 1,000 names. The Social Security Administration is able to share the ranking because parents provide children's names when they apply for Social Security cards.

Author: 0 UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

The attack which started on Friday was only stifled when a security researcher disabled a key mechanism used by the worm to spread. Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, EC3, said in a statement today that the attack was "at an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits".

World Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows
Author: 0 Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

He said: "We maintain the view that the Bank is being too upbeat on the growth outlook with some pretty optimistic assumptions, particularly relating to the likely pick-up in wage growth". Yet despite the slower near-term growth the Bank emphasised that bank rate, the interest rate available to other lenders, could rise "by a somewhat greater extent" than markets were pricing in, if its predictions of a continued pick-up in growth are accurate.

Author: 0 Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

He declined to elaborate when reached by phone. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted the information she and her colleagues offered was consistent. On this trip, though, he was posing for pictures with President Trump and telling reporters at the Russian Embassy afterwards that the talks were free of what he calls the ideology of the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Trump assures Abbas Israeli-Palestinian peace

It's the result of a meeting at the White House between President Trump and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. "I've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is between the Israelis and the Palestinians", Mr Trump said on Wednesday.

Author: 0 China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

The US attendance is part of the 100-day action plan announced during Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting with US President Donald Trump last month to improve trade and economic relations between the two countries. But the forum seems to be meant for heads of state. He will also visit Hangzhou and Hong Kong where he will interact with business leaders and attend investment conferences.

Author: 0 Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

In an interview with Fox News Channel's Jeannine Pirro set to air on Saturday, Trump suggested eliminating the daily briefings and instead having one every two weeks - conducted by him. Press Secretary Sean Spicer returned to the White House Press Room on Friday, though he decided not to clarify President Trump's latest, threatening remarks pertaining to the firing of James Comey .

Author: 0 Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

The officer, who was moderately wounded, managed to hold off Skaji and shoot him. The attack took place in the Old city - the historic walled centre of Jerusalem, where every day attracts thousands of tourists and pilgrims. She later died in a hospital due to numerous stab wounds. Saba Nidal Obaid, 20, was shot in the stomach near the village of Nabi Saleh, north of Ramallah, during a protest in support of the 1,500 Palestinians on hunger strike across Israeli prisons.

World Heavy gunfire in Ivory Coast in latest military unrest
Author: 0 Heavy gunfire in Ivory Coast in latest military unrest

The government was to pay each of the 8,400 troops bonuses of about $8,000 as part of a deal to end the mutiny. Tensions began Friday when gunfire rang out in the second-largest city of Bouake and soldiers demonstrated in Abidjan's Plateau district before being dislodged by active army.

Author: 0 Spicer Pressed on Clapper's New Comments on Trump-Russia Collusion

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was challenged on a tweet from President Trump about former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper's characterization of the Russian Federation investigation. In July, Comey said in a press conference that he would not recommend criminal charges against Clinton. "Relish the opportunity to be an outsider", Trump said.

Author: 0 India gifts 16000 handcrafted candles to Sri Lanka

Talking about the bilateral and economic relations, Prime Minister Modi said that "economic and social well being of people of Sri Lanka is linked with that of 1.25 billion Indians and security of our societies is indivisible". "Today, we remember and salute that spirit", he said. Their journey may have been uphill and their struggles hard, but they never gave up. Had Rajapaksa been in power then instead of Modi Chinese President or Prime Minister would have been given privilege to open ...

Author: 0 North Korea open to USA talks under right conditions, diplomat says

Abe, whose government has lobbied for greater defensive capabilities, warned Moon " dialogue for dialogue's sake would be meaningless " without "sincere and concrete action" on the part of North Korea . This year's war games were the biggest ever, and reportedly included training for precision strikes and assaults meant to take out Kim Jong Un and his top lieutenants.

World European Union could pay Brexit bill to Britain
Author: 0 European Union could pay Brexit bill to Britain

Juncker said when Romania takes over the presidency of the European Union in 2019, it should no longer be monitored by the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism implemented when it joined the bloc. Just hours after the EU unveiled its plan for Brexit talks, which delays discussion on issues like trade that are so dear to Britain, May said that "the European Commission's negotiating stance has hardened".

World 'Know I'm Always With You': Aaron Hernandez's Letter to Fiancée Released
Author: 0 'Know I'm Always With You': Aaron Hernandez's Letter to Fiancée Released

He professed his love for Jenkins in the letter and also hinted that he may have tipped her off about his suicide plans, writing "I told you what was coming indirectly". The note was disclosed hours after the Worcester District Attorney's office declined to release the three letters surrounding Hernandez's suicide to the Herald, saying it would be "an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy".

World Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area
Author: 0 Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

El-Kholi said the mummies were found in burial shafts along with a collection of eight limestone sarcophagi, two of which were carved in clay. There were also animal and bird coffins, the ministry said. In March, pharaoh statues, dating back 3,700 years, were discovered in a muddy pit in a suburb of Cairo. For the cash-strapped Egyptian government, the discoveries are a boon from the country's glorious past as it struggles to attract tourists scared off by a series of Islamist militant ...

World North Korea open to US talks under 'conditions'
Author: 0 North Korea open to US talks under 'conditions'

North Korea is behaving very badly. Earlier this month Trump said he would be "honoured" to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. This is a breaking story. Moon, just elected this week as South Korea's president, is a liberal who favors a more open policy toward North Korea. The U.S. government said it would not attach any special meaning to the so-called "track two" dialogue in Oslo.

World Former Trump adviser Michael Flynn subpoenaed by Senate panel
Author: 0 Former Trump adviser Michael Flynn subpoenaed by Senate panel

The subpoenas were sent by the U.S. Attorney's office in Alexandria, which is conducting the investigation jointly with the FBI and the Justice Department's National Security Division. The committee rejected his request. Michael Flynn has failed to voluntarily co-operate with the investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee says.

Author: 0 Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

The absence of former FBI Director James Comey loomed large over the Senate Intelligence Committee's hearing with top USA intelligence leaders, but his temporary replacement, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, assured lawmakers he would not bend to pressure from the White House.

Author: 0 New Orleans Removes Confederate Statue In Predawn Operation

In the pre-dawn hours of Thursday in New Orleans , workers in tactical vests and masks began the removal and relocation of a Confederate monument from its platform, the second such operation conducted there under cover of night due to the controversy surrounding it.