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Lawyer: Suspect admits ramming truck into crowd in Stockholm

Court documents identified Akilov as a citizen of Uzbekistan. Akilov's attack with a truck ramming through the crowd has not been claimed by IS, like Nice, Berlin, and London. Four people died, and 15 others were injured. "We will get through this together", he said. Security services have said that he had figured in intelligence reports but they had not viewed him as a militant threat. Read More

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Steve Bannon Attended NSC Meeting After Shake-Up

The principals meetings, attended by the director of National Intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had been created to keep politics out of national security and foreign policy decisions. The shift was orchestrated by Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who was tapped as Trump's national security adviser after the resignation of Michael Flynn, who stepped down in February after being caught misleading Vice President Mike Pence and other White House officials about his contacts with ... Read More

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Spicer says he let Trump down with comments comparing Assad and Hitler

Spicer then compounded his mistake when he said that Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people the same way that Assad is doing" when given the chance to clarify what he had said, before issuing a number of muddled statements. Outrage over Spicer's gaffe was widespread including from lawmakers but the executive director of the Republican Jewish Coalition says he believed Spicer had "genuinely and sincerely apologized" and said his organization accepts that, and is ready to move on. Read More

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UN child sex ring left victims but no arrests

The AP report states that " only a fraction of the alleged perpetrators served jail time ". The U.N., meanwhile, continued to send Sri Lankan peacekeepers to Haiti and elsewhere despite corroborating the child sex ring. In August 2007, the United Nations received complaints of "suspicious interactions" between Sri Lankan soldiers and Haitian children. United Nations peacekeepers have been accused of sexual abuse and blamed for the cholera outbreak. Read More

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U.S. berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syria chemical attack

It resulted in at least 80 dead, including women and children. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad believes the USA fabricated a chemical weapons attack in order to justify a cruise missile strike, he told AFP in a Thursday interview. Mr Johnson said: "I am dismayed that Russian Federation has once again blocked the UN Security Council and in so doing refused to condemn the use of chemical weapons or support a full UN investigation into the attack."This puts Russian Federation on the wrong ... Read More

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Police hunting killer of Sydney teen

Police hunting killer of Sydney teen

It is understood authorities had been called to the family's rented home in Moresby Avenue at least three times in the past two years for incidents involving Brayden. Police said the intruder, whose face was covered, went upstairs where he was confronted by the boy's mother. Police detectives talk to teenagers close to a house after a 15-year-old boy was shot in the head at a home in Glenfield . Read More

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Ivanka Trump and husband 'still benefiting' from $314 million business empire

While rich individuals and Wall Street executives have served in past administrations, Trump's White House holds largely unprecedented collective wealth. Trump recently said she would become an official employee at the White House, and as such, her filings are expected to come later. The president and the vice president have to file financial disclosures but at a later time . Read More

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Feds reportedly obtained FISA warrant to monitor Trump adviser during campaign

Asked whether the Russians tried to recruit him, Page said, "I was never asked by anyone to do anything untoward or otherwise". "I can assure you of that". "Steve is a good guy", Trump told the Post , but cautioned that if the infighting doesn't stop, he'll intervene. During an interview past year, Trump had identified Page, who had previously been an investment banker in Moscow, as a foreign policy advisor in his campaign. Read More

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Facebook Disrupts Suspected Spam Operation

Facebook Disrupts Suspected Spam Operation

In France , where the first of two rounds of presidential elections will take place on April 23, Facebook is running a number of fact-checking programs alongside French media, hoping to combat fake news and misinformation. For three days, users in the 14 selected countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas saw a message at the top of their newsfeeds, directing them to a list of 10 tips on identifying false news stories, including verifying web addresses, identifying manipulated photos, ... Read More

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Restaurants barred from charging service tax

Restaurants barred from charging service tax

We have prepared an advisory on this issue. He said there was no such thing as a service charge among the government's levies, and if restaurants were collecting it, "it is wrong". Food courts in Countries like France and Germany do not allow its customers to leave food on the plates and ask them to order only what they could eat. Read More

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Sharks Cs Thornton, Couture day to day heading into playoffs

This was the biggest problem for the Oilers in Game 1. Couture worked on the top line and the top power-play unit, while Thornton had less time on the ice with the extra forwards. Jones was 2-3-0 with a 3.00 GAA and.883 save percentage. San Jose finished fifth in goals-allowed, and for good reason. A surprise because the Oilers had only 70 points in 2015-16 and hadn't topped 74 since 2008-09. Read More

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China experts see low chance of Korea fighting

In response, the general staff of the North Korean armed forces threatened to launch a strike against USA military bases in Japan and South Korea, as well as the presidential residence in Seoul in case of United States aggression. Han said the sanctions approach is misguided and cited the opening ceremony of a sprawling new high-rise residential area in Pyongyang on Thursday as evidence that sanctions have failed to ruin the country's economy. Read More

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Wenger says Arsenal faces 'massive' challenge to reach top 4

Wenger's contract is up at the end of the season and there has been intense speculation about whether the veteran French manager, in charge at north London giants Arsenal since September 1996, will carry on. Mesut Ozil has played down the focus on his future at Arsenal . "As players, you can't pick your coach". "He's been here for 20 years, he's given a lot to the club and I think he deserves respect for what he's achieved". Read More

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Clinton Calls For Action To Stop Russian Meddling In US Elections

The former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate also condemned Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's chemical weapons attack on his country this week, which prompted the us strike. Otherwise, "they will be back", she said. She said that she supports an independent investigation of Russian hacking into the election, including potential collusion by members of the Trump campaign. Read More

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Spotify executive among victims of Stockholm terrorist attack

Johan Eriksson spoke Tuesday before a Stockholm court at hearing for 39-year-old Uzbek national Rakhmat Akilov. The attack resulted in two Swedes, a British man and a Belgian woman being killed and left fifteen injured. In 2015, a record 163,000 asylum-seekers arrived in the country - the highest per capita rate in Europe. Confirming that police have discovered a suspect device inside the lorry which was driven into a Stockholm department store on Friday, National Police ... Read More

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Finally, human shield personified in Kashmir; Omar angry

Finally, human shield personified in Kashmir; Omar angry

The Army identified 26-year-old Farooq Ahmad Dar of Chill Brass, Arizal area of Budgam district, as a stone-pelter. Lone added that he too had been used as a human shield in the past. It was just a demo by the Indian Army to warn stone pelters. "I'm also outraged that the video of the youth on the Jeep won't generate the same anger....", wrote Mr. Read More

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Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial

Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial

Jury forewoman Lindsey Stringer read a statement outside court noting the more than 70 witnesses and over 380 exhibits presented in the case. Hernandez's lawyers say a former Hernandez friend shot the men over a drug deal. Hernandez grew up in Bristol, Connecticut, and played for the Patriots from 2010 to 2012. Hernandez was charged with shooting to death two officer cleaners, Daniel de Abreu , 29, and Safiro Furtado, 28, at a traffic light in the South End five years ago. Read More

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Shops reopen after fire at Bellagio retail annex

Shops reopen after fire at Bellagio retail annex

Fire broke out late last night on the roof of the retail shops at the Bellagio. The fire has been knocked down and put out, according to the Clark County Fire Department. ET Friday). Gusty winds fanned the flames, forcing employees to evacuate tony stores such as Tiffany & Co. and Chanel. Gusty winds made fighting the fire hard. Read More

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Haley: 'We Think' Regime Change Is Likely To Happen In Syria

Haley: 'We Think' Regime Change Is Likely To Happen In Syria

The strikes resulted in the death of a woman, and three other people were reportedly wounded in Saturday's attack, two activists in Khan Sheikhoun said. Asked by reporters what the future holds for Turkish-Russian ties after Ankara welcomed USA missile strikes against a Syrian regime airbase last week - the opposite of Moscow's reaction - Mevlut Cavusoglu said, Turkey "does not have to take a side between Russia and the U.S". Read More

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As Tillerson Visits, Russia Accuses US of Unlawful Syria Raid

It was the latter images that moved Trump to order the missile strike, he said last week. But also, the United States feels right now that it has made the case that Russian support for Assad must end. But soon after, Russian Federation vetoed a resolution in the United Nations Security Council calling for an inquiry. As Russia did Wednesday, by vetoing a proposed UN Security Council investigation into the sarin attack - which Putin pretends was the victims' fault. Read More

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Gibraltar criticises Spain over naval incursion

Gibraltar criticises Spain over naval incursion

Spain, which has for centuries demanded a return of sovereignty over the enclave on its southern tip, doesn't recognize Gibraltar's territorial waters. Downing Street sources had played down the seriousness of the line in the draft guidelines , which will be expanded over the coming month, but European Union officials told the Guardian over the weekend that Brussels had been surprised May did not mention Gibraltar in her six-page letter beginning the formal two-year exit process. Read More

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Griezmann hands Atletico slender Leicester lead

Leicester City continue to surprise, but Atletico Madrid are the best they have faced so far. We want to win every game we play, we knew it was going to be hard. Atletico expanded their remarkable Champions League clean sheet record in the home to 16 shutouts in 18 matches, with goalkeeper Jan Oblak a virtual viewer, and midfielder Koke was pleased with the end result. Read More

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Quotes from North Korean official about tensions with US

Quotes from North Korean official about tensions with US

Trump has diverted the Carl Vinson Strike Group to near the Korean peninsula, from a planned port call in Australia, in a show of force aimed at deterring North Korea launching another missile. Japan, under its postwar constitution, has limited the role of its military to self-defense only and relied on the USA for offensive and nuclear capability. Read More

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USA takes sharper tone on Russia's role in Syria

Trump's grim assessment of U.S. -Russia ties came shortly after Tillerson struck a similar tone after meeting with Putin in Moscow . Putin has condemned the US military assault on a Syrian airfield, saying that the move represents an aggression against a sovereign state in violation of worldwide law under a far-fetched pretext. Read More

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Canadian judge in Yahoo hack case to reach decision on bail

Canadian judge in Yahoo hack case to reach decision on bail

All of Baratov's co-accused - Belan, as well as the agents, Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin - are in Russian Federation and beyond the reach of the USA prosecutors. The lawyer said his client posed no threat to the public and detaining him would undermine public confidence in the justice system. Whitten also questioned Baratov's parents' ability - and indeed willingness - to adequately watch him. Read More

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Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

At the top of the list of the City Council's questions is whether the airport officers even had the legal authority to board the plane, said Alderman Michael Zalewski, who leads the council's aviation committee. Mr Demetrio said Dao had told him that being dragged down the plane aisle was more terrifying than his experience fleeing Vietnam in the 1970s. Dr. Read More

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Judge Denies DOJ Request To Postpone Consent Decree Hearing

The review raises immediate questions as to the future of efforts in Baltimore , Chicago , Ferguson and Cleveland , among other cities. The Justice Department needs the 90 days to review the agreement as it develops strategies to support law enforcement agencies throughout the USA, lawyers for the department said in a motion filed in United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Read More

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Vote of no confidence in Zuma postponed

Vote of no confidence in Zuma postponed

While parliamentary speaker Mbete "has no position" on the issue of a secret ballot, the rules of the National Assembly "do not provide for secret voting", parliamentary spokesman Moloto Mothapo said in an emailed statement. The Constitutional Court has issued directions to all parties wishing to oppose the UDM's court application. "Members elected on party lists who are allocated to legislative bodies under a system of proportional representation are accountable to their respective parties ... Read More

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