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Feb 22 2017

Israeli Soldier Who Killed A Wounded Palestinian Is Sentenced To 18 Months

Azaria was convicted of manslaughter in one of the more divisive trials in Israel's history. Following the court's sentencing, Azaria's defense vowed to appeal...

Feb 22 2017

Yiannopoulos Dropped From CPAC, Loses Book Deal Amid Controversy

Yiannopoulos has responded on Facebook , but it is insufficient. Yiannopoulos also released a written statement and a video stating that he has "outed" three child abu...

Feb 22 2017

Trump travel ban awaits as court hears border-shooting case

The case is the first the Supreme Court will hear during Mr. Trump's presidency. Had Sergio been killed in the US, his parent's lawsuit would be allowed to proceed. Con...

Feb 22 2017

First VP Mehriban Aliyeva to become outstanding statesperson, says Gusman

The post was created past year after a referendum on constitutional changes but the revision doesn't specify any duties. According to the new rules, the first vice-pres...

Feb 22 2017

Austrian court approves extradition of Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash

On Tuesday, the court in Vienna overturned a previous Austrian court decision to reject the extradition request on the grounds that it was politically motivated. "This do...

Feb 22 2017

European Union could demand Britain pay multibillion-euro 'Brexit bill' to leave

The EU wants the British government to pay a €60 billion "divorce bill" to make good on budget commitments made while it was a member state. "And so the bill, to say it ...

Feb 22 2017

Netanyahu meets president, prime minister of Singapore in historic visit

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will attend the Asean Foreign Ministers' Retreat in Boracay, Philippines. Netanyahu reportedly briefed Herzog on the ...

Feb 22 2017

Malaysia: Health Officials Rule Out Heart Attack, Puncture Wounds in Kim Death

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, died last week after apparently being poisoned in a Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian Prime Mi...

Feb 22 2017

Bodies of 74 migrants wash ashore in Libya

Another 12 migrants remain missing and are "presumed drowned", and a sole survivor was transferred to a hospital in a coma, the United Nations migration agency said on Tw...

Feb 22 2017

Gunshots reported inside Houston hospital, SWAT team looking for shooter

Baylor College of Medicine sent the following alert: "Active shooter situation at Ben Taub Hospital ". He also said police would check the hospital's security cameras. D...

Feb 21 2017

United States defense secretary arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit

His comments may provide some reassurance to the Iraqis. Al-Abadi has taken a measured approach, but the issues can roil already hard internal politics. Trump signed an...

Feb 21 2017

Trump Blasts 'Fake News Media' Over Sweden Flap

Sweden, who would believe this . Sweden has over the decades taken in thousands of refugees from conflict-ridden parts of the world. Sweden has taken in large numbers ...

Feb 21 2017

14 killed in Philippines bus crash

At least 14 people, a lot of them college students on a camping trip, were killed when their bus had a braking failure on a downhill road in the Philippines and slammed i...

Feb 20 2017

Latest Terror Attack Deepens Divide Between Pakistan, Afghanistan

Just hours before the military operation, Pakistani army had summoned Afghan diplomats to its headquarters in Rawalpindi and handed over a list of terrorists involved in ...

Feb 17 2017

Court Grants Warrant For Samsung Vice Chair's Arrest Related To Bribery Case

With Lee facing a formal arrest, the group's Future Strategy Office, which supervises Samsung's groupwide business decisions, is expected to play a key role in making dec...

Feb 16 2017

Trump to Speak with Nigerian, South African Presidents

Across major cities in Nigeria, protests were held decrying hard living conditions amid Nigeria's economic recession. Confirming the telephone conversation between th...

Feb 16 2017

First 'Dreamer' protected by Obama's DACA order arrested in Trump immigration raid

DACA benefits young immigrants brought to the U.S.as minors, without authorization, which means, in most cases, their parents are undocumented. Ramirez, 23, was arreste...

Feb 16 2017

Toshiba Chairman to Resign as Earnings Report Delayed

Toshiba , founded in 1875, employs about 190,000 people and used to be one of the most respected brands of Japan Inc. Toshiba declined to comment on the audit process. ...

Feb 16 2017

Mexican Drug Smugglers Turn to Catapults, Cannons as Trump Border Wall Looms

Agents patrolling the Douglas area last week said they sensed suspicious activity when a group of men started to run away as they were approaching. The contraption was ...

Feb 15 2017

Kim Jong Un's half-brother assassinated in KL

South Korean media, quoting unidentified government sources in Seoul , as saying the half-brother, Kim Jong Nam , was attacked by two women with poison needles . Spe...