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Iraq court hands Turkish women death sentence

Iraq court hands Turkish women death sentence

The women , between 20 and 50 years old, came to the Baghdad court dressed in black. Daesh is the acronym for the Arabic name of the terrorist group. Belkis Wille, a senior Iraq researcher at Human Rights Watch, was quoted by CNN as saying: "In these cases, the women are getting the harshest possible sentences for what appears to be marriage to an ISIS member or a coerced border crossing". Read More

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Israel arrests 10 familiy members of Palestinian teen who hit Israeli soldiers

Israel arrests 10 familiy members of Palestinian teen who hit Israeli soldiers

He was released upon interrogation by the police, the military confirmed. Tamimi was seriously injured on December 15, 2017 when he was struck in the head by a rubber bullet fired by an Israeli soldier. Since her arrest, Ahed Tamimi has quite literally become a poster child for the Palestinian struggle against Israeli occupation. The "cynical exploitation" of this situation by a major-general in the IDF only shows how far the Israeli authorities are willing to go to harm the Tamimi family, ... Read More

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'60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A

'60 Minutes' is Getting Slammed For A "Creepy" Interview With Jacinda Ardern

On Monday the Pitch Perfect star took to the trees, screaming as she and her sister hit the zipline at more than 80kmh. Spending as much time talking to the other man in Ardern's life, Winston Peters, as Gayford, Wooley lavished praise on his main subject, highlighting her "no fuss, can do attitude", her ability to "handle delicate relations with New Zealand's "first nations" people". Read More

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$10K reward offered in case of missing CDC employee

$10K reward offered in case of missing CDC employee

Timothy Cunningham's father, Terrell Cunningham , said that his son's supervisor said the younger Cunningham reported for work on February 12, but left midday because he wasn't feeling well, according to the Times . Timothy left behind his phone, SUV and his dog, which concerned his family. The Atlantic Police Department is now treating Timothy as a missing person. Read More

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Not guilty in teen's death

Not guilty in teen's death

As an Indigenous girl not much younger than Tina was, Traverse says her mother often warns her to be careful and not to "dilly dally" on her walk to and from school. During that time she came into contact with paramedics, police, security officers and staff at the Children's Hospital and Child and Family Services. Read More

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Pak Placed On Terror Financing Watch List As China Withdraws Objection

Pak Placed On Terror Financing Watch List As China Withdraws Objection

During the resolution the three countries remained silent. Pakistan was on the list for three years until 2015. Countries on this grey list are practically treated like pariahs in the worldwide financial system. Upon this Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Miftah Ismail offered that Pakistan was ready to submit a report on its action plan and after that the FATF should take the decision, the officials said. Read More

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Labour backs staying in customs union after Brexit

Labour backs staying in customs union after Brexit

The move will pile pressure on the Prime Minister, with Sir Keir suggesting Labour could now back an attempt by Tory rebels to force the Government into agreeing a similar position. Prominent Leave campaigner Kate Hoey , a former Labour minister, told the paper: "I hope Jeremy will remember that in the last election our manifesto commitments on the EU helped ensure that many ex-Labour voters who had gone to Ukip came back to us on the understanding that he was committed to leaving the EU and ... Read More

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Rahul Gandhi to directly interact with grassroots workers

Rahul Gandhi to directly interact with grassroots workers

Gandhi said, "Modi ji comes to Karnataka and speaks about corruption". Addressing the crowd, Modi once again targetted the Congress for what he termed was the lack of development in India during its 58 years of rule. "Are the industries prospering here?", he asked adding, parties which have governed Puducherry have done injustices to the people. "I posed the same question to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah". Read More

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White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit

White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit

Trump and Pena Nieto spoke on February 20, the White House said in a statement at the time. A tentative plan for President Trump to host his Mexican counterpart in Washington has been put on hold. The U.S. statement said Trump reiterated a commitment to expanding ties on security, trade and immigration, and it made no mention of the wall or Pena Nieto's upcoming visit. Read More

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"Cowardly and unprofessional" Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Nowshera along LoC

Senior NC leader and MLA Uri , Muhammad Shafi Uri also lashed out at the administration for not taking any measures to evacuate the locals to safe shelters and safer areas. It said they also interacted with victims of ceasefire violations by India and "gained first-hand knowledge about their sufferings". Reports say that Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 1645 hours in Nowshera sector along the Line of Control (LoC). Read More

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Jesus' Tomb unveiled in the Holy Sepulchre

Jesus' Tomb unveiled in the Holy Sepulchre

Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Armenian church leaders confirmed the church would remain closed until further notice. The bill set to approved by Israeli ministers would restrict the rights of churches to deal independently with their own land and also threatens church land around the Jaffa gate of the Old City of Jerusalem. Read More

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'New aggression': Hamas responds to U.S. embassy Jerusalem move in May

'New aggression': Hamas responds to U.S. embassy Jerusalem move in May

Israel will this year celebrate its independence on April 19, according to the Hebrew calendar. The Palestinian territories have remained tense since early last December, when Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "Unfortunately, the U.S. exhibits that it does not hear, and worse still, does not care about the voice of the global community's conscience", the statement reads . Read More

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South Africa's Ramaphosa to screen officials' lifestyles as he picks government

South Africa's Ramaphosa to screen officials' lifestyles as he picks government

Though it remained to be seen whether Gigaba would be the one tabling the budget in parliament on Wednesday, his spokesman indicated there was no stepping back from tough measures which have also been emphasised by Ramaphosa. "A new era has dawned upon South Africa ". Yet despite the early optimism of Madlala and others, some economists and analysts caution there may be no quick fix for an economy that is forecast to grow just 1.4 percent this year and 1.7 percent in 2019. Read More

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Oklahoma Braces For Second Round Of Freezing Rain

Oklahoma Braces For Second Round Of Freezing Rain

Any ice accumulation will be minor, but a few slick spots will be possible. Winter weather advisories are now posted for the entire KVOE listening area and much of northeast Kansas through noon Tuesday. Treacherous travel conditions across the area today . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Saturday night: A 90 percent chance of rain before 5 a.m., then rain and snow, low around 29. Read More

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Bills make huge trade, land Josh Rosen in new CBS mock draft

He's got tremendous athleticism for a big man. "He was only about 57% and change when he came out of Georgia, not much better than what Josh Allen is, so I see a lot of similarities". "It's a combination of things", he said of why he eventually landed on Barkley. "Fitzpatrick could be a centerpiece of your secondary, obviously he can play anywhere you want him to play". Read More

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Marco Rubio Pressed By Shooting Survivors About NRA Support

Marco Rubio Pressed By Shooting Survivors About NRA Support

The survivors of the February 14 shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School have vowed to continue their activism, including a " March for Our Lives " in Washington next month, which King says she'll attend. David Hogg, a senior, said in an interview Thursday with the Tampa Bay Times that he was glad Rubio participated, "but he still needs to recognize that it doesnt make anything okay". Read More

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Trump upbeat on meeting with Australian PM

Trump upbeat on meeting with Australian PM

The leaders spoke in the Oval Office during a portion of the meeting that was open to US and Australian journalists. Mr Trump said he hopes to follow Australia with its tough "merit-based" immigration policies and announced the U.S. The meeting comes as both seek to fix a relationship damaged previous year by a row over asylum seekers in which Trump lambasted Turnbull over a resettlement arrangement that he labelled a "dumb" deal. Read More

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Greitens Remains Defiant Amid Criminal Charges, House Probe

Greitens Remains Defiant Amid Criminal Charges, House Probe

The ex-husband of the woman with whom Greitens had an affair gave St. Louis TV station KMOV an audio recording of her confessing the affair and accusing Greitens of threatening to blackmail her. Louis Justice Center Thursday afternoon, Greitens was released on personal recognizance and released a statement, inferring that the indictment was politically-motivated. Read More

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Flu-related deaths in AHS Central Zone now 16

For statistical purposes, the flu season runs from October 1, 2017, to May 19, 2018. Among adults, the proportion of pneumonia- and flu-related deaths basically remained flat at 9.5% of all deaths reported during the week ending February 3, the CDC reported, noting that these data are always two weeks delayed. Read More

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Pakistan placed on FATF's terrorist financing list

Pakistan placed on FATF's terrorist financing list

Most of the concerns raised by the U.S. regarding deficiencies in our Counter Financing Terrorism and Anti money laundering regime had already been addressed in 2015, when Pakistan was taken off the "grey list ". Pakistan's financial system was strong and its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regimes were among the most stringent in the world, said Dr Miftah Ismail. Read More

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Trump Congratulates US Women's Hockey On Gold

Trump Congratulates US Women's Hockey On Gold

The team is hot right now - winners of four straight, including its final three round-robin matches after it started the Olympics 2-4. "We have to keep playing like this, just believe we can do it, keep making shots", Hamilton said. "What more can you say?" The loss remained an open wound and the Americans took every opportunity to remind the 13 new players that this was something they never want to experience. Read More

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Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

The indictment was brought in a federal court in Alexandria, Va., prosecutors said, because the crime occurred there. "In total, more than $75,000,000 flowed through the offshore accounts", the indictment, signed by Mueller, reads. One of Gates's lawyers declined to comment on Thursday, citing a gag order issued by a federal judge in Washington. On Friday, Mueller was sent to the court documents, which said that his investigation has revealed additional facts of "criminal behavior" ... Read More

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Couple accused of locking up adopted kids without food or water

Couple accused of locking up adopted kids without food or water

All three children were kept in separate bedrooms, barred from the outside and locked on the inside. Deputies said that the children were kept in separate bedrooms that locked from the outside. Instead, they were taught at home, prosecutors said, but were forced to sleep all day and stay up at night, typically going to sleep at 4 or 5 a.m. Two of the children had previously complained to the school nurse about being hungry, but the incidents didn't raise any red flags. Read More

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Trump Takes Step to Ban 'Bump Stocks'

Trump Takes Step to Ban 'Bump Stocks'

Trump listened intently as raw emotions reverberated at the White House . Andrew Patrick, media director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, questioned whether Trump was looking for a face saver with his announcement. Though the federal minimum age to purchase a handgun is 21, the legally mandated age to buy a long gun is 18. The NRA did not respond to a request for comment. Read More

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U.S. effort to put Pakistan on FATF watchlist failed

U.S. effort to put Pakistan on FATF watchlist failed

They reiterated that there was no military solution to the Afghan conflict and a negotiated settlement through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process was the only viable option for lasting peace in Afghanistan . He said Pakistan thinks the number of IS terrorists in Afghanistan has surpassed the Taliban groups mentioned on a daily basis by Afghanistan and the US. Read More

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Pak SC disqualifies Sharif as PML-N chief

Pak SC disqualifies Sharif as PML-N chief

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif can not head the country's ruling party. In the court order, Supreme Court Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to remove Mr Sharif as party head from all relevant records. Read More

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