• Suspect in synagogue shooting pleads not guilty

    Suspect in synagogue shooting pleads not guilty

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    Six people were injured in the attack , including four police officers, two of whom remained hospitalized with gunshot wounds. Bowers reportedly walked into the courtroom confidently on Thursday, where one of his attorneys, Michael Novara, announced the not-guilty plea.
  • Trump Sends 5,200 Troops To Mexico Border As Caravan Advances

    Trump Sends 5,200 Troops To Mexico Border As Caravan Advances

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    He has drawn attention to a caravan of migrants that is trekking through Mexico toward the United States as he seeks to fire up support for his Republican party. The Pentagon last week approved a request for additional troops at the southern border. "Everything we are doing is in line with and in adherence to Posse Comitatus", the general said.
  • Trump's hype on migrants, illegal immigration

    Trump's hype on migrants, illegal immigration

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    On another immigration front, the president said he would seek to do away with the automatic right of citizenship for USA -born children of noncitizens and illegal immigrants, saying he would issue an executive order on it. "Under this plan, the illegal aliens will no longer get a free pass into our country by lodging meritless claims in seeking asylum". Migrants -mostly Hondurans- taking part in a caravan heading to the U.S., hold Honduran and Mexican national flags as they walk along the ...
  • Jamal Khashoggi ‘strangled immediately’ in Saudi consulate

    Jamal Khashoggi ‘strangled immediately’ in Saudi consulate

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    Fidan said Mojeb's visit produced "no concrete results...despite all our well-intentioned efforts to reveal the truth". The announcement, which came just hours after the Saudi delegation had left Turkey, was the first public statement by a Turkish official that Khashoggi was strangled and mutilated after he entered the Saudi Consulate on October 2.
  • Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks

    Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks

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    The YPG militia posted a video on Twitter of what appeared to be a Turkish military vehicle being destroyed by a guided missile. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Tuesday to crush Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates river in Syria, announcing a major military operation against us allies in an area where Washington supports them with troops on the ground.
  • Court: Japan company must pay Koreans for forced labor during WWII

    Court: Japan company must pay Koreans for forced labor during WWII

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    Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corp. lodged an appeal in August 2013 after the Seoul High Court had the previous month ordered it to pay 400 million won ($350,000) in compensation to the workers, only one of whom remains alive. The latest diplomatic row has forced Seoul's foreign ministry to review its official stance on compensations, in addition to its strategy towards Japan.
  • Turkish Prosecutor Says Saudi Writer Strangled, Dismembered

    Turkish Prosecutor Says Saudi Writer Strangled, Dismembered

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    Security guards are seen behind barriers blocking the road leading to the Saudi Arabia Consulate in Istanbul . The statement added that no concrete results were reached during meetings with the Saudi attorney general despite good intentions, and there was an obligation to reveal the prosecutor's office's findings on the investigation given the severity of the action.
  • Trump Wavers on Ending Birthright Citizenship With Executive Order

    Trump Wavers on Ending Birthright Citizenship With Executive Order

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    While Trump asserts that he can change the provision with such an order, that is far from certain: there is a set process for modifying the constitution, which does not include presidential decree. Sources said Chinese women usually concealed their pregnancy on entering the United States with a visitor visa and stayed in maternity centres, often in Los Angeles or Saipan, where they are cared for by Chinese nannies until the baby is a month old.
  • 9 injured when woman blows herself up in Tunisia's capital

    9 injured when woman blows herself up in Tunisia's capital

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    The explosion took place on the Habib Bourguiba avenue, the central thoroughfare of Tunis , and the historical political and economic heart of Tunisia, Reuters reported. The country has already faced consequences in the previous years, and the authorities have been on high alert following a spate of attacks. The attack had killed 20 people among the security forces and civilians.
  • Killer nurse back on trial in Germany for 100 further murders

    Killer nurse back on trial in Germany for 100 further murders

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    He is accused of killing the patients with legal drugs out of "boredom". His admission will not end the trial, at which victims' families hope to hear more information about the crimes. He was found guilty of murder and attempted murder of five other victims and given the maximum sentence of 15 years. In past hearings , Hoegel said he felt euphoric when he managed to bring a patient back to life, and devastated when he failed.
  • Voting issues gain attention in Georgia

    Voting issues gain attention in Georgia

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    Disputes about voting access took center stage Tuesday night, highlighting Abrams' historic bid to become the first black female governor in American history and the long-simmering politics of race in the Deep South. He has been accused of purging over 50,000 people from Georgia's voter rolls because their information wasn't an exact match with information filed by the Department of Driver Services.
  • Lyneth Mann-Lewis, Ontario Mother, Reunited With Son After 31 Years

    Lyneth Mann-Lewis, Ontario Mother, Reunited With Son After 31 Years

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    Authorities said the investigation that ultimately tracked Mann to NY and North Carolina and then finally to a HUD-assisted apartment at 157 Terrace Drive in Vernon started in 2016 at an annual fugitive task force meeting held by Toronto police attended by several members of the U.S.
  • Pakistan court overturns death sentence for blasphemy accused

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    The Lahore High Court had upheld that conviction and punishment. "Her conviction is set aside". Bibi's case is also high on the agenda of religious hardliners in Pakistan, many of whom are fiercely opposed to her release. "We hope this time she will be completely exonerated and this wrongful conviction will finally be overturned as this is her last chance to be heard at court".