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Iraq civilians killed in possible United States airstrike in Mosul

Iraq civilians killed in possible United States airstrike in Mosul

The UNHCR's Geddo, speaking at Hamman al-Alil 20km (15 miles) south of Mosul, said the number of civilians streaming out was increasing and an average 8,000-12,000 per day had reached the displaced persons facility. Local lawmaker Faris al-Sanjari said the US-led coalition targeted the truck bomb and noted, "You can not kill dozens just to destroy a booby-trapped truck parked near houses". Read More

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Rasmea Odeh will be deported but serve no time under plea deal

Rasmea Odeh will be deported but serve no time under plea deal

But according to the New York Post , Odeh had a secret: she was convicted for her role in two terrorist attacks in Israel, including an attack on an Israeli supermarket in 1969 that killed two students shopping for groceries. The defense committee said the decision to accept a plea was based on the belief that under the "current, racist political climate" Odeh's "prospects for a fair trial are slimmer than ever". Read More

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Russian Federation probe needs a special prosecutor right now

Russian Federation probe needs a special prosecutor right now

But he told the committee because it was an ongoing investigation and was classified, he could not say more about whose conduct they were examining. On Feb. 13, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump's choice for national security adviser, resigned after it was revealed that he had provided misleading information about his contact with a Russian ambassador in January. Read More

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Fatalities after London terror attack

A 32-year-old woman, arrested in Manchester, has been bailed pending further enquiries. He said searches at five address were ongoing and 16 have finished. Masood claimed in a CV to be an English teacher, though it appears he did not work in any of England's state schools. At least 50 people from at least dozen were injured in Tuesday's attack, with 31 needing hospital treatment, police said. Read More

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Wellington mother snaps photo of officer killed in London attack

The married father was unarmed when he was stabbed at a Westminster security checkpoint by the sole attacker on Wednesday. "As a former Police Minister I am particularly aware of the dangers our police officers face on a day to day basis, putting their lives on the line to ensure the safety of our elected representatives, their staff and the staff of the Houses of Parliament". Read More

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Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal

Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal

Shortly after the nuclear deal was concluded, the Iranian government warned that old sanctions passed under a different name would be treated as a direct violation of the nuclear accord. That bid failed, largely because the Obama Administration was tied up in negotiations for what would become the Iran nuclear deal. Tehran claims its ballistic missile programme is for defensive purposes and does not violate the nuclear agreement or the United Nations resolution 2231, which bans Iran from ... Read More

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European Union will collapse if more countries follow United Kingdom and quit, says Juncker

European Union will collapse if more countries follow United Kingdom and quit, says Juncker

The 62-year-old European Commission president stressed that the prospect of EU membership is extremely important for Balkan countries, so they do not become engaged in another war. He is in Rome to attend EU's 60th-anniversary celebrations which European Union leaders will attend tomorrow. Britain is part of Europe, and I hope to have a friendly relationship with the United Kingdom over the next decades. Read More

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US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case

US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case

New Zealand Police became involved in an worldwide investigation into telephone threats in response to bomb threats, which saw a number of schools across the country evacuated a year ago. The JCC on Hoover Road on the city's northwest side had two bomb threats called in. Shapiro said messages of support have been received from around the world, including from one Pewaukee woman who has sent the JCC a $10 contribution every time it's been shut down because of a threat. Read More

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Shots Fired Outside Parliament in London

A total of nine people are in custody and one woman on bail following 16 searches on addresses in Birmingham, in Wales and east London . According to the New York Times , the attack is the most significant to strike London since bombings targeted the Underground in July 2005, more than a decade ago. Read More

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Cardinal William Keeler, 14th Archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 86

Cardinal William Keeler, 14th Archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 86

On Tuesday, there will be a public viewing from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. The parish Church is located at 2 North 8th Street, Lebanon. In 2005, following the death of Pope John Paul II, Cardinal Keeler participated in the Papal Conclave which resulted in the election of Pope Benedict XVI, making him the second Archbishop of Baltimore to participate in a Conclave (Gibbons). Read More

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State Department gives go ahead to Keystone Pipeline

State Department gives go ahead to Keystone Pipeline

That includes suing the State Department in federal court, arguing that the agency approved the pipeline too hastily and relied on outdated information from past Obama-era analyses. Tom Shannon, undersecretary of state for political affairs, signed the permit because Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had recused himself on the project. Read More

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TBT: Watch Roger Espinoza score for Honduras against USA

TBT: Watch Roger Espinoza score for Honduras against USA

Although he has a few friendlies under his belt in his second stint at the helm of the national, those held nothing compared to the pressure of this match. The return of Clint Dempsey after dealing with an irregular heartbeat also gives Arena access to one of his guys. It will be interesting to see how Arena constructs this makeshift XI. Read More

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Iran's leader suggests Western concept of gender equality is a 'Zionist plot'

Iran's leader suggests Western concept of gender equality is a 'Zionist plot'

Hardliners led by Khamenei have repeatedly criticised Rouhani, particularly for the terms of a nuclear deal he reached with world powers, which lifted economic sanctions and was supposed to boost the economy. "Mr Rouhani can't expect the Supreme Leader to take his side in the elections". Foreign companies have signed a string of deals with Iran since the nuclear deal, but are blocked from large-scale investments because global banks remain reluctant to engage with the country due to ... Read More

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Modi calls up UK PM over terror attack

Rowley said the "working assumption" is that the attacker was "inspired by worldwide terrorism". Following a major terror attack on the United Kingdom. Another Palestinian drove his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem in January this year, killing four of them in an attack that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said was likely to have been inspired by ISIS. Read More

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London attack death toll increases to four

Yesterday afternoon she was reportedly on her way to pick up her children from the school. CCTV footage shows a woman falling from Westminster bridge during the London terror attack . A Muslim-led crowdfunder to help support the families of all those killed has also received thousands in donations. In an address to parliament on Thursday, Prime Minister Theresa May said that among the people admitted to hospital were 12 Britons as well as one German, one Pole, one Irish citizen, one ... Read More

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Kane Running For Mayor in Tennessee

Kane Running For Mayor in Tennessee

The election will begin in 2018, and I look forward to the political attacks reminding voters that Jacobs portrays a literal demon from hell in a wrestling ring. "I think that we're really in a transitional period as a county". If he were to run and win, Jacobs said he'd focus on attracting jobs and businesses to the area. Read More

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Sonia Gandhi returns from overseas after check- up

Sonia Gandhi returns from overseas after check- up

A week back, after attending the swearing in ceremony of Captain Amarinder Singh as Punjab Chief Minister, Rahul Gandhi left India to accompany his ailing mother who was undergoing treatment while Priyanka Gandhi Vadra stayed in India. Asked about organisational changes, party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi told reporters that these were on the cards. Party sources had said that Sonia had gone overseas for a "routine" medical check-up but did not disclose her destination. Read More

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Trafalgar Square vigil for victims of Westminster attack

On Wednesday, the British-born Masood drove a rented vehicle into pedestrians at Westminster Bridge, killing at least three and injuring dozens, several of whom are still in critical condition. One former neighbour, Iwona Romek, speaking in Winson Green, Birmingham, said she could not believe her eyes when she realised the man who had lived near her was the man responsible for the attack. Read More

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Gorsuch says Trump never asked him to overturn Roe v. Wade

The deal Democrats would be most likely to pursue.would be to allow confirmation of Gorsuch in exchange for a commitment from Republicans not to kill the filibuster for a subsequent vacancy during President Donald Trump's term. I did think he was a good professor. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said a few days ago. Democrats from states that supported Trump in the presidential election could find themselves under pressure from voters to not appear obstructionist, especially to an appealing nominee. Read More

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Father of Germanwings pilot denies his son intentionally crashed plane, killing 150

Father of Germanwings pilot denies his son intentionally crashed plane, killing 150

Lubitz, who spoke to the media for the first time since the crash this week, said it had hit him and his family hard that prosecutors declared within days of the crash that his son had brought down the plane on goal. At the time of the crash, our son was not suicidal", Guenter Lubitz told journalists in a news conference on Friday. Prosecutor Christoph Kumpa, whose office led the German investigation, had earlier dismissed the accusations. Read More

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PM to meet MPs from Guj at his house today

PM to meet MPs from Guj at his house today

PM Modi also expressed his unhappiness over some BJP MPs for not having in-depth knowledge of the important Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. The external affairs ministry on Friday took exception to an editorial in The New York Times , which criticised the BJP's decision to appoint Yogi Adityanath as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister. Read More

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Lawsuit claims some Ford Shelby GT350s can't perform

Lawsuit claims some Ford Shelby GT350s can't perform

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Ford when owners of Shelby GT350 Mustang found out that their muscle cars has the tendency to overheat on the track. Ford has not commented on the specific claims of the suit - standard practice for automakers engaged in litigation of this type. "We believe that Ford induced purchasers with its "track-ready" marketing, when in fact it knew that this defect would ultimately bar these Mustangs from ever being the hot rod consumers paid for". Read More

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Malaysia show defensive steel to hold Philippines to draw in Manila

Malaysia show defensive steel to hold Philippines to draw in Manila

Philippines took the game to their visitors from kick off on the artificial turf of the Rizal Memorial Stadium, with their experienced striker Phil Younghusband in the thick of action in the opening minutes. "This is football. And in order to win we need to score goals". The Philippines will begin its campaign in the Group F of Asian Cup Qualifiers with a home match against Nepal on Tuesday. Read More

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This is how India will suffer from U.S. e-gadget ban

Passengers can do things like "say hello to the person next to you", or "meditate". The airline later deleted the tweet because Washington hadn't announced the ban at the time. In an earlier post, it sought to cheer up travellers with a five-line poem: "Every week a new ban". While Emirates Airlines has announced a new laptop and tablet handling service for passengers flying to the USA through Dubai International airport, Royal Jordanian chose to makes its fliers laugh instead - suggesting ... Read More

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Journalist killed at her Chihuahua City home

Journalist killed at her Chihuahua City home

She also worked for several local newspapers and was reportedly starting her own news organization. According to the CPJ, 38 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 1992 for motives confirmed as directly related to their work. A newspaper reporter in Chihuahua, Mexico was killed this morning, becoming the second journalist murdered in Mexico this week. On 2 March, Cecilio Pineda Birto, a freelancer and the founder of La Voz de Tierra Caliente, was killed at a auto wash in Guerrero ... Read More

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Police arrest two more over Westminster attack

In a statement given outside London's main police headquarters, Acting Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley, said a fourth victim - Leslie Rhodes, 75 - had died of his injuries overnight. Those affected included a cross-section of ages and from at least 12 nationalities, it said, as forensic efforts were on to piece together the life and associates of Masood across the country. Read More

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Deutsche Bank commits to London despite Brexit fears

Deutsche Bank commits to London despite Brexit fears

Deutsche Bank has committed to moving to a new office in London, at a time when banks are assessing their place in the capital ahead of Brexit. It comes just days after Goldman Sachs cast doubt over the scale of its future London presence by saying that it was preparing to activate plans to increase its employment base elsewhere in Europe following last year's referendum result. Read More

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