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A Brussels court has found Salah Abdeslam , together with Sofiane Ayari , also known as Amine Choukri, guilty of attempted terrorist murder of police during a shootout with police in Brussels in March 2016. "It will not interfere with the procedure", he added. Salah Abdeslam's older brother Ibrahim, 31, blew himself up outside a cafe during the 2015 attacks on Paris.
  • Yemen wedding party bombed by Saudi coalition, killing at least 20

    Yemen wedding party bombed by Saudi coalition, killing at least 20

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    Saudi Arabia has since March 2015 led a coalition of Arab states fighting to roll back the Houthis in Yemen and restore its neighbour's internationally recognised government to power. "This crime won't go unanswered", rebel leader Houthi said. "At 4.23 p.m. the Royal Saudi Air Defense detected the launch of the missiles and successfully intercepted them".
  • Deaf, partially blind dog helps rescue girl lost in the woods

    Deaf, partially blind dog helps rescue girl lost in the woods

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    After her anxious grandmother Leisa Bennett raised the alarm, strangers and indigenous trackers came from as far away as Stanthorpe to search for the girl. "The area around the house is quite mountainous and is very inhospitable terrain to go walking in", emergency services coordinator Ian Phipps told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Rain chance increases into Monday

    Rain chance increases into Monday

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    Wednesday , highs will again drop into the 60s behind the front and we will have another shot at some showers and storms. Tonight: Mostly cloudy to partly cloudy. today , according to the weather service. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Iran threatens to enrich uranium as Trump's deadline looms

    Iran threatens to enrich uranium as Trump's deadline looms

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    Iran said it would abide by the accord as long as other parties obeyed it but will "shred" it if the USA withdrew. The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, also fuelled concern about escalation when she said that preventing Iran's entrenchment in Syria was one of the Trump administration's top priorities .
  • Ten People Killed In Nicaragua As Violent Protests Erupt Over Pension Reform

    Ten People Killed In Nicaragua As Violent Protests Erupt Over Pension Reform

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    In his first statement since the crisis erupted, President Daniel Ortega said the government was open to amending the social security reforms and had called for dialogue . "It doesn't matter what party people are from, they just want change". The president has criticized protesters as criminal gangs and defended the government's response.
  • New "Buy" Rating Was Given to Noble Midstream Partners (NBLX)

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    Fisher acquired 2,000 shares of Noble Midstream Partners stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 19th. Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) has $13.27 billion valuation. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 480,400 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio.
  • Modi to meet Xi this week

    Modi to meet Xi this week

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    Last week, after meeting Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, foreign minister of Nepal - India's traditional ally - Wang floated the idea of a trilateral economic corridor with India and Nepal as part of its trade initiative. This will be Sushma Swaraj's first talks with Wang after he was elevated last month to be the state councillor. She also conveyed India's appreciation to the Chinese side for their confirmation on resumption of data sharing on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers in 2018.
  • Nabi Tajima, World's Oldest Person Dies in Japan at Age of 117

    Nabi Tajima, World's Oldest Person Dies in Japan at Age of 117

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    Brown was the oldest person in the world for about five months. That means that 117 years ago there was a completely different set of human beings on the earth. South of Tokyo lives at Kanagawa prefecture, also is now expected to turn 117. "She can eat by herself and spends every day in good health", her family said in a statement.
  • Afghan blast claimed by IS kills 57

    Afghan blast claimed by IS kills 57

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    There have already been at least four attacks on such centres since voter registration got under way a week ago. It said a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt had targeted the centre, which is in the Dashte Barchi area of western Kabul .
  • Maoists gunned down in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

    Maoists gunned down in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

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    The official said that two district-level "commanders " of the proscribed outfit, identified as Sainath and Sainyu, were among those killed in the encounter. Sainath, who had suffered bullet injuries on right leg during an encounter with the police on Thursday, was equally notorious. "This is the first time that two DVC members have been killed in one operation", Shinde told The Indian Express .
  • Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

    Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

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    A United Nations security team touring the sites of the alleged attack on Tuesday was shot at and subjected to a blast but returned safely to Damascus, Dujarric said earlier. However, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday that "Syrian government troops, in freeing the territory of Eastern Ghouta, found containers with chlorine, the most awful kind of chemical weapon, from Germany".
  • Child rape death penalty sought in India

    Child rape death penalty sought in India

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    The Government has chosen to take the route of Ordinance without waiting to make amendments to the individual laws till the Monsoon Session of Parliament commences in July. With a general election due next year, Modi moved swiftly to remedy that negative perception by holding the emergency cabinet meeting as soon as he returned yesterday morning.
  • Trump Rips WashPost Story on AG Jeff Sessions

    Trump Rips WashPost Story on AG Jeff Sessions

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    His words came amid a series of tweets by President Trump against Rosenstein and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, following the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of his Personal Attorney Michael Cohen. On coverage, Trump has embraced an excessive amount of what Periods is doing on the Justice Division. But even that alignment has not prevented Trump from not exclusively attacking Periods, but additionally stating that he regrets hiring him within the first place, telling reporters on a ...
  • Visitors kill kangaroo at Chinese zoo by throwing bricks at it

    Visitors kill kangaroo at Chinese zoo by throwing bricks at it

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    One kangaroo died and another was injured after visitors at a Chinese zoo hurled rocks and bricks at the animals, according to the AFP . A few weeks later, a five-year-old male kangaroo at the same zoo was slightly injured in a similar way, said the report posted on the network's website late on Thursday.
  • CIA Investigating Construction of Graphite Plant in North Korea

    CIA Investigating Construction of Graphite Plant in North Korea

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    Kim justified the suspension to his party by saying the situation around North Korea has been rapidly changing "in favour of the Korean revolution" since he announced a year ago that his country had completed its nuclear forces. The EU also welcomed it while Russian Federation said it was "an important step towards the future easing of tensions" on the peninsula. "We will concentrate all efforts on building a powerful socialist economy and markedly improving the standard of people's ...
  • Democratic Party sues Trump camp, Russia, WikiLeaks

    Democratic Party sues Trump camp, Russia, WikiLeaks

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    The suit also claims that Moscow informed Trump's campaign that it had conducted a cyberattack on the Democratic National Committee (DNC), leading to the release of information damaging to the party's presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. The president's campaign manager Brad Parscale called the lawsuit a sham "about a bogus Russian collusion claim filed by a desperate, dysfunctional, and almost insolvent Democratic Party".
  • Amber Rudd 'promised harder immigration crackdown' in private memo to Theresa May

    Amber Rudd 'promised harder immigration crackdown' in private memo to Theresa May

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    The cases emerged amid continuing controversy over the treatment of Commonwealth citizens who arrived in the United Kingdom between the late 1940s and early 1970s and have recently found their migration status under challenge. Barbados high commissioner (ambassador) Guy Hewitt told the BBC that some "Windrush Kids" were being treated as illegal immigrants even though they had gone to school in Britain and paid their taxes.
  • Trump considering full pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

    Trump considering full pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

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    He said Stallone called him to share Johnson's story, adding that the boxer's "trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial". The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to Stallone's representatives for comment. Johnson died in a auto crash in North Carolina in 1946, at the age of 68.
  • Throw out romaine lettuce, CDC advises as E. coli outbreak spreads

    Throw out romaine lettuce, CDC advises as E. coli outbreak spreads

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    This warning comes a day after consumers were told to throw away and not eat any chopped romaine lettuce , including bagged salad and salad mixes. Thirty-one of them had to be hospitalized. Since March, the outbreak has affected 53 people across 16 states. Media reports indicate Safeway had pulled romaine lettuce from shelves in OR and replaced it with safe product.
  • Another School Shooting Happens in Florida

    Another School Shooting Happens in Florida

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    Some parents came to the school to await word on what happened. Law enforcement is clearing the school to check for any other threats. You know, society has changed since I was a kid, since I was in school. "Children are being hurt". The shooting comes the day students across the county walked out of their classrooms to protest school gun violence and push for gun control.
  • Arizona educators vote to strike

    Arizona educators vote to strike

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    In Kentucky , another state where teachers have protested over low pay, Governor Matt Bevin had to apologize after saying that hundreds of thousands of children left at home could have been sexually assaulted or exposed to drugs as a result of teacher walkouts .
  • Embattled Missouri Gov. Greitens Faces Second Felony Charge

    Embattled Missouri Gov. Greitens Faces Second Felony Charge

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    The criminal complaint and accompanying " probable cause " statement accuse Greitens of felony computer tampering to obtain and transmit the donor list of the charity, The Mission Continues, for his own gain without its permission. But if the salacious and ugly sexual assault allegations haven't pushed Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) off the public stage, the new charges filed against him Friday nearly certainly won't either.
  • Berlin police defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

    Berlin police defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

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    The operation will affect long-distance and commuter rail services passing through Berlin's main station from 9 a.m. (0700 GMT) onward. Thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station were evacuated on Friday to allow disposal experts to defuse an unexploded World War II bomb unearthed on a building site.
  • ETA apologizes to victims of its 50-year armed struggle

    ETA apologizes to victims of its 50-year armed struggle

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    After almost decades of auto bomb attacks, shootings and kidnappings, the group gave up its violent campaign in 2011. "We are conscious that in this long period of struggle, we have created a lot of pain, including damages for which there is no solution".