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Berlin calls for release of German reporter arrested in Turkey

The Turkish authorities arrested and jailed the Die Welt correspondent Deniz Yucel last Monday charged for spreading propaganda for a terrorist organization, incitement to violence and incitement of hatred. It has also highlighted Turkey's increasingly strained relationship with the German government, which has emerged as one of the more persistent critics of the Turkish crackdown. Read More

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Hillary Clinton Took Aim At The President In 2 Short Tweets

Hillary Clinton Took Aim At The President In 2 Short Tweets

In her social media outcry, Clinton referenced a story from the The Kansas City Star about the fatal shooting of an Indian immigrant in Olathe, Kansas, according to The Hill. Trump has not yet commented on the shooting incident that shook the Indian community in the US. Spicer also referred to the shooting at a news conference on Monday while addressing President Trump's concerns against recent acts of vandalism against Jewish cemeteries in St Louis and Philadelphia. Read More

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Philippines-based militant group Abu Sayyaf beheads German hostage

Kantner and to the Government and the people of the Federal Republic of Germany". But officials say they can not confirm the killing until they find remains of the victim's body. President Duterte has said that the Philippine-based Abu Sayyaf group has links with the IS militants in the Middle East. The parents of the child were freed previous year after a small amount of ransom was paid to the captors, but young Romoc continued to be held by the bandits for about seven months. Read More

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Sean Spicer targets own staff in leak crackdown

Trump was asked during the interview that aired Tuesday how determined he is to find those responsible for leaking, "not just [on] your communications team, but over at the State Department, maybe the intel community, everywhere". Trump also suggested he believes that leaks are not coming from White House staff, but from other parts of the administration. "I think we did our job very effectively by making sure that reporters who had had questions about the accuracy and the claims made in ... Read More

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Will China be North Korea's Trump card — AP Analysis

North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Ri Kil-song arrived in the Chinese capital, Kyodo News reported without providing details. Although there are signs that Beijing has taken a harder line in recent months toward North Korea by pausing its purchase of North Korean coal, and cracking down on Chinese entities that aid Pyongyang's illicit activities, there is still much more it could do to squeeze North Korea given the depth of their economic ties. Read More

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Plus Two student's pregnancy: Priest confesses to crime

Sebastian Church, Neendunoki, Kottiyoor, in the district. The Thalassery diocese said it had taken the priest out of all religious duties. He confessed to the crime on questioning, the police said. A case had been registered in Kelakam Police Station against Father Robin under POCSO and IPC Section 376. He is also the manager of the school where the minor girl studied. Read More

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Galway church offers modern approach to Ash Wednesday

Emily Mellott, a founder of the movement and priest at Trinity Episcopal Church in Moorestown. - St. Mary's in Tuxedo Episcopal Church will take Ash Wednesday to the streets on Wednesday, March 1. Ash Wednesday also is one of two days, along with Good Friday, that are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholic adults - meaning no eating meat and eating only one full meal and two smaller meals. Read More

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As Students Protest Against ABVP, Gurmehar Kaur Withdraws From Campaign After Threats

Threats of violence, gang rape , and physical attacks are making news in India, after a 20-year-old student activist from New Delhi's Lady Shri Ram college launched the #StudentsAgainstABVP protest . Congratulations everyone. I request to be left alone. ABVP members have decided on a counter-protest march on 2 March. Maria, a student of Indraprastha College for Women, slammed the ABVP for "its sexist, casteist standards of nationalism". Read More

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Trump to order review of Obama rule on waterways

In his order, Mr. Trump relied on a legal opinion written more than a decade ago by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. President Trump's executive order calling for the EPA to repeal the detrimental Waters of the U.S. "Trump just put millions of acres of wetlands on the chopping block, and our wildlife and waters will suffer", Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. Read More

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Hackers steal data of 850 NSmen and Mindef staff

Other significant cyberattacks on the Singapore Government include the breach of the Foreign Affairs Ministry's IT system in 2014, and the hacking of the Istana and Prime Minister's Office websites in 2013. "The attacks were targeted and well-planned". MINDEF also said it has asked CSA and the Government Technology Agency of Singapore to stay alert and investigate other government systems that any other attempts of breaching can be avoided. Read More

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Oscars' 'Gary from Chicago' Did Hard Time For This

It is unclear whether the Oscars organisers were aware of Gary's history. "Change is possible. It's a sad day to be in prison for 20 years and not be able to be a dad, granddad to your children", he told ABC7 in Chicago . he walked out a free man last Thursday. Fox News obtained Coe's prison records, which suggest that, among his charges, a person with that name is a registered sex offender who previously attempted to commit rape. Read More

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French police sharpshooter accidentally wounds two during president's speech

While there was no sign of panic, the leader was also uncertain of what had just happened. Hollande continued his speech after the incident, witnesses said. The safety catch on the officer's rifle was reportedly off and the shot was sacked when he tripped while adjusting his position. A waiter and a worker attending the event were slightly wounded, one in the ankle the other on the leg, according to local media. Read More

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Mustapha admits involvement with North Korean company

Mustapha admits involvement with North Korean company

The revelation comes amid worsening ties between Malaysia and North Korea, in the wake of the death of the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Sepang on Feb 13. "During the consultations members of Security Council were unanimous in condemning the irresponsible and provocative DPRK's attempts to evade the sanctions", Ukrainian U.N. Read More

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Vijayawada, Bus drops into river, 11 killed and 30 injured

The driver was allegedly drowsy and lost control of the Volvo bus, which was heading from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad . The bus, Diwakar Travels, was owned by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA from Tadipatri JC Prabhakar Reddy. Gas cutters were used to rescue the passengers. The bus is carrying 45 persons, including two drivers and a cleaner. The police rushed the injured to hospitals at Vijayawada, Gollapudi and Nandigama, the condition of eight persons is said to be serious. Read More

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Possible bomb threat at Tucson JCC

Possible bomb threat at Tucson JCC

President Trump, who had been criticized for not vigorously responding to earlier threats against Jewish community centers, took on the issue more directly last Tuesday , saying the threats "are disgusting and are painful, and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil". Read More

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Manipur Elections 2017: Bomb Recovered Ahead Of Rahul Gandhi's Visit To Imphal

Manipur Elections 2017: Bomb Recovered Ahead Of Rahul Gandhi's Visit To Imphal

The Chief Minister should be held responsible for all the sufferings which each and every individual of Manipur is going through. "For 15 years in Manipur one party, one family and one party rule the state". Manipur government has "no answer to the charges" levelled against it by Modi, he said. Have you ever heard about 10 per cent chief minister? The party politics and communal agendas openly played out by the PM of India in an ethnic strife torn Manipur state would only incense communal ... Read More

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Starbucks to Make Italian Debut With Upscale Roastery Cafe

Starbucks to Make Italian Debut With Upscale Roastery Cafe

Until now that is. Starbucks plans to open 20 to 30 Roastery locations worldwide, where customers are treated to personalized small-batch brews of Starbucks Reserve coffee and designer food from Italy's Princi. Starbucks said a year ago that it originally planned to open its first Italian outlet in 2017. Starbucks Roastery properties are playgrounds for coffee enthusiasts and significant investments for the company, which aims to dominate the craft coffee segment carved out by smaller, ... Read More

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German police carry out raids linked to Christmas market attack

They searched the mosque, 15 apartments, two company offices and six prison cells. Authorities have banned Fussilet 33 and said the mosque in the Berlin district of Moabit in Berlin was an Islamist meeting place. Authorities say Anis Amri frequently visited the mosque, including on the day of the attack on December 19. Amri, 24, was shot to death several days later by police in Milan. Read More

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Taliban man shot police as they slept

Taliban man shot police as they slept

Other reports said the infiltrator killed the police officers himself. However, another official said two prisoners were killed in the attack and at least three policemen were wounded. A policeman killed 11 of his own colleagues in restive Helmand province Monday night in yet another attack that the media refers to as "green-on-green", a spokesman for the regional governor told Anadolu Agency Tuesday. Read More

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Trump says Yemen raid gained 'tremendous' info

Trump says Yemen raid gained 'tremendous' info

In early media reports , the intelligence cache was said to be huge, and even after an embarrassing fake video release by the Pentagon they claimed to have high hopes. A separate aircraft mishap investigation is also underway on the loss of a Marine MV-22 Osprey, which had to be destroyed after a hard landing in which several members of the raid team were injured, Davis said. Read More

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Jeremy Corbyn accused of ducking meeting with MPs after by-election loss

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ducking meeting with MPs after by-election loss

JEREMY CORBYN will come under further pressure at Westminster tonight when he is challenged to explain his party's by-election humiliation to members of the Parliamentary Labour Party. ComRes found that across all age groups, genders and regions, voters would be more likely to support Labour in future under a different leader. But he today called on Labour MPs to "unite" to prevent the party being defeated at the next general election. Read More

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Over 150 French Lawmakers Urge Hollande to Recognize Palestine

In his speech, Abbas also warned from moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, in response to a promise made by US President Donald Trump to move the American from its current location in Tel Aviv. He urged for a prompt implementation of the United Nations Resolution 2334, which condemned Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem. Read More

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$10 Raspberry Pi Zero W Launches

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has today added a new model to its arsenal of microcomputers with the launch of the Raspberry Pi Zero W. The Pi Zero did not have wireless capabilities though, meaning that in order to get it to communicate with any hardware or other devices, you have to wire it up. Read More

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Leading critic of Philippine leader arrested on drug charges

Leading critic of Philippine leader arrested on drug charges

It is the Sandiganbayan and not the RTC that has jurisdiction over the case filed against her, De Lima reiterated in her petition. BRIBERY, NOT DRUG OFFENSE "Therefore, as there is no allegation, much less proof of actual participation in the illegal drug trade, the proper designation of any alleged demand, solicitation, and extortion of government officials and personnel would be direct bribery under Article 210 of the Revised Penal Code", the petition reads. Read More

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Banned chemical weapon VX is potent killer that lingers

Banned chemical weapon VX is potent killer that lingers

He lived in exile ever since and his been publicly critical of his family's North Korean leadership regime. This is only one of several twists and turns in an already weird story; in a moment reminiscent of a Black Mirror episode, a woman arrested for the murder reportedly thought she was participating in a TV prank show when she smeared him with the cream. Read More

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Israeli jets respond to rockets fired from Gaza

Israeli war planes bombed locations across Gaza on Monday, according to local reports, after a missile was sacked from the besieged Palestinian territory the night before. Israel said that it holds Hamas accountable for what happens in the territory. In mid-2014, Israel waged a devastating 51-day military onslaught on the Gaza Strip in which more than 2,300 Palestinians were killed and tens of thousands injured. Read More

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Photos of Kellyanne Conway kneeling on Oval Office couch spark debate

Always a lady and showing respect for the Oval Office", Jeremy Pond added . Another user termed the photograph as a preivelage of being White. Kellyanne Conway during a meeting at the White House. "Does not look respectful in the Oval Office", one said. As examples, they pointed to Conway's evoking a nonexistent "massacre" to justify temporarily barring Muslim immigrants from the USA, falsely saying President Barack Obama had implemented a six-month ban on entry to the U.S. Read More

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