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Indianapolis prosecutor blasts Trump for politicizing football player death

Indianapolis prosecutor blasts Trump for politicizing football player death

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto were killed after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old man struck both of them as they were standing on the side of a highway by their stopped vehicle. Orrego-Savala will remain in custody while the local case is investigated by the Indiana State Police and the Marion County Prosecutor's Office. "The defendant in this case allegedly re-entered the country illegally for the second time before he put the public safety of Indianapolis ... Read More

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Palestinian martyred in alleged knife attack in W. Bank

Palestinian martyred in alleged knife attack in W. Bank

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah reiterated the claim that "settlement expansion", as well as Israel's military control in certain areas of the West Bank , were the main issues preventing the existence of a strong Palestinian economy. Israel had accused Jarrar, who had gone into hiding for several weeks, of killing an Israeli settler in early January. It said a "Qassam bullet" was responsible for the murder, though it was unclear if the Hamas leadership was claiming direct ... Read More

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Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

The Vatican is in favor of a two-state solution to the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and hopes that both sides reach a consensus on the status of Jerusalem - which houses sacred sites for Muslims, Jews and Christians. They instead stressed that all actors must avoid any provocative remarks promoting this false equivalency. The pontiff acknowledged a unsafe stereotype stigmatising Muslims was gaining ground. Read More

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USA trade deficit hits the highest level in nine years in 2017

USA trade deficit hits the highest level in nine years in 2017

Analysts, however, said the broadening trade gap could cause downward revisions to GDP in the final quarter of 2017, taking the USA even further from Trump's goal of three-percent annual growth. The numbers come after Trump claimed in his State of the Union address that the USA had "finally turned the page on decades of unfair trade deals that sacrificed our prosperity and shipped away our companies, our jobs, and our nation's wealth". Read More

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United States has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas, Mattis says

The secretary of state said Russian Federation must stop vetoing UN Security Council resolutions on holding those who use such weapons accountable. In 2013, Syria said it would give up all of its chemical weapons. "So let's be clear here", the analyst said, "The Americans are using the same tactics over and over again to justify their illegal and criminal acts against Syria". Read More

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3 soldiers die in avalanche in J&K

3 soldiers die in avalanche in J&K

They said intelligence inputs suggest that there are large number of militants waiting in launch pads near the LoC in north Kashmir to sneak into this side even during winter months. However, one died on the spot and two others succumbed while being shifted to 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar . Two soldiers were swept away on 11 December in an avalanche in Gurez sector along the LoC. Read More

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Syria rebels shoot down Russian jet, monitoring group says

Syria rebels shoot down Russian jet, monitoring group says

The defence ministry said that the aircraft was downed by a portable surface-to-air missile. Syria is in the process of carrying out an offensive against Islamist rebels in Idlib Province, where most of such groups are operating. Russian Federation has launched a bombing campaign against revel groups in Syria in support of the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The province is also a base for al-Qaida's branch in Syria and other Islamic groups. Read More

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USA restricts arms exports to S

USA restricts arms exports to S

The US will restrict all sales of defense equipment and services to all parties to South Sudan's conflict, the State Department announced Friday, saying it is "appalled" by the continuing violence. The US imposed sanctions on three senior officials in September a year ago. "The message must be clear, the United States, the region, and the global community will not stand idly by as innocent South Sudanese civilians are murdered", Nauert said. Read More

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U.S. concern about reports of chlorine gas use in Syria

U.S. concern about reports of chlorine gas use in Syria

He said Russia , President Bashar al-Assad's sponsor, was in violation of a 2013 agreement it made with the USA on the removal of chemical weapons from Syria and is helping the Syrian government to breach the CWC. President Donald Trump's administration is warning Syria that further chemical attacks will be met with a strike like the salvo of 59 cruise missiles that lit up a Syrian air base in April 2017 . Read More

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EasyJet chief Johan Lundgren cuts pay to match predecessor

EasyJet chief Johan Lundgren cuts pay to match predecessor

The new CEO of European airline easyJet appears to be well-grounded. EasyJet is committed to equal pay policy and equal opportunity for women and men, he said . EasyJet has already gone further than other airlines in trying to attract more women into a career as a pilot. McCall left EasyJet at the end of 2017 to take up the chief executive role at United Kingdom broadcaster ITV . Read More

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Central Intelligence Agency director: China to have bigger footprint than Russian Federation

Central Intelligence Agency director: China to have bigger footprint than Russian Federation

Mike Pompeo told the news network that the Chinese had a much bigger "footprint" than the Russians. "Think about the scale of the two economies", Mr Pompeo said of Russian Federation and China. Mike Pompeo added that the Chinese have also used ways of espionage in order to influence the American companies entering the Chinese market. "We're going to work on those complicated problem sets and push back against the Iranians everyplace we can", he told the BBC . Read More

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Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at age of 91

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at age of 91

The Ikea group now has 403 stores across every continent, employs 1,90,000 people worldwide and generates annual sales of 38 billion euros ($47 billion). "It's in the nature of Småland to be thrifty", he had said in a 2016 documentary. Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven praised Kamprad as an inspirational figure whose influence had reached far beyond his native land. Read More

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Afghanistan Mourns 103 Killed In Kabul Car Bombing

An explosives-filled ambulance exploded in Kabul , Afghanistan , on Saturday killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others. Mirwais Yasini, a member of the Afghan parliament who was nearby when the explosion occurred, said the ambulance approached the checkpoint, close to an office of the High Peace Council and several foreign embassies, and blew up. Read More

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Explosions, Gunfire Reported Near Military Academy In Kabul

Explosions, Gunfire Reported Near Military Academy In Kabul

The Tolo News quoted the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) spokesman Dawlat Waziri as saying that three attackers have been killed, one has been detained and one is still fighting. Islamic State has since claimed responsibility for the attack. Previous year in on 21st October 2017 fifteen cadets were killed when the bus they were traveling in was targeted in a suicide bombing. Read More

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North Korea Officials Continue The Inspection Of The Olympics Venues

North Korea Officials Continue The Inspection Of The Olympics Venues

Today, the South Korean Unification Ministry told South Korean media that the venue would be suitable for a training session for non-Olympic skiers. U.N. Security Council Resolution 2397 caps North Korea's imports of refined petroleum at 500,000 barrels a year. Tellingly, Trump's war-like rhetoric changed abruptly when news of possible North-South talks was announced - the U.S. Read More

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Facebook is decieving: George Soros

Facebook is decieving: George Soros

He is the president of Soros Fund Management and founder of Quantum Fund, and is considered one of the richest men in the world, according to estimates by Forbes magazine. The business magnate believes US internet-service companies are already tempted to give into the demand of authoritarian states in order to gain access to their markets. Read More

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Man suspected of rape and murder of Zainab Ansari arrested in Pakistan

Man suspected of rape and murder of Zainab Ansari arrested in Pakistan

Sharif said the provincial forensics lab processed 1,150 samples of DNA before arresting Imran. He has confessed to the crime, the report said, citing a police official. Reports also say Khan's appearance matches with the images of the suspect caught on CCTV footage recovered by the police . Iman had been questioned earlier by the police over the incident, but released after the victim's family called him someone "trusted". Read More

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