Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

{FD} 4 suspected rebels, 2 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir

Officials say four suspected rebels and two Indian army soldiers have been killed in a fierce gunbattle in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Continue reading

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{FD} S. Korea investigators to again summon Samsung heir

South Korean prosecutors investigating the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye plan to summon Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong again as they looks further into bribery allegations between Park and the country’s largest business group. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: US assesses N. Korea missile was not ICBM

The Latest on North Korea’s missile launch (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Swiss voters consider streamlined citizenship for under-25s

Swiss voters are considering two issues that will affect immigrants and foreign companies, deciding whether to make it easier for “third-generation foreigners” to get Swiss citizenship and whether to lock in competitive, low tax rates for businesses. Continue reading

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{FD} Swimsuit costs cause stir at Chicago-area school district

The U.S. Department of Education has scrutinized the cost of swimsuits for physical education classes at a suburban Chicago school district, alleging discrimination because female students were charged more for the suits than male students. Continue reading

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{FD} Venezuela now leads US asylum requests as crisis deepens

Venezuelans for the first time led asylum requests to the United States as the country’s middle class fled the crashing, oil-dependent economy. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea reportedly test fires missile, challenging US

North Korea launched a missile into its eastern sea on Sunday, according the South Korean military. The U.S. military detected the test and is assessing the launch, a U.S.defense official told Reuters on Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Japan says North’s missile did not hit territory

The Latest on North Korea’s missile launch (all times local): 10 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} New President Trump policy protects women, gays, minorites from Islamic atrocities

Pakistanis who Persecute Minorities could be Refused U.S. Visas Rabwah Times January 26, 2017, 8:44 PM U.S. Pres­id­ent Donald Trump’s ex­ec­ut­ive or­der on U.S. refugees and immigration could severely affect Pakistanis who plan on visiting the United States. A draft copy of the executive order published by L.A. Times describes how U.S. visas could be … Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Emergency spillway use goes on at California dam

The Latest on water flowing over the emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam at Lake Oroville in Northern California (all times local): 1 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college name

After years of debate, the trustees of Yale University announced Saturday they will change the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus who was an ardent supporter of slavery. Continue reading

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{FD} Water flowing over emergency spillway at tallest US dam

Water started flowing over an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam, on Lake Oroville, for the first time Saturday after erosion damaged the Northern California dam’s main spillway. Continue reading

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{FD} Panama arrests partners in Mossack-Fonseca firm

Prosecutors in Panama say they’ve formally arrested the partners of a law firm involved in last year’s “Panama Papers” scandal, in which thousands of pages of documents related to offshore accounts were leaked. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around US

Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump staged rallies around the country Saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to Planned Parenthood, but in some cities counter-protests dwarfed … Continue reading

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{FD} Golfer uses putter to escape gator’s jaws

A Florida golfer made the shot of his life with a putter when he used it to escape an alligator that had grabbed him by the ankle. Continue reading

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{FD} Nashville officer fatally shoots man after traffic stop

Police in Tennessee say an armed suspect was fatally shot after fleeing a traffic stop in Nashville. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt: Inflation rose nearly 30 percent in January

Egypt says its annual inflation rate has risen to 29.6 percent in January, a rise of more than five percent over the previous month. Continue reading

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{FD} Baby sitter pleads guilty in Colorado bank robbery

A baby sitter accused of using two children in her care to rob a Colorado bank has pleaded guilty to theft, forgery and attempted robbery. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkish Cypriots decry Greek Cypriot teachings on 1950 vote

The leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots on ethnically divided Cyprus has decried a new law making the annual commemoration of a 1950 plebiscite in support of union with Greece mandatory in Greek Cypriot schools. Continue reading

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{FD} Gangs of French youth clash with police in Paris suburb

A peaceful demonstration protesting the alleged rape of a black youth by police has degenerated, with small groups setting at least one vehicle afire and throwing projectiles at police in a Paris suburb. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman falls to her death inside World Trade Center Oculus

Police say a 29-year-old woman plunged about 30 feet to her death off an escalator inside the famed World Trade Center Oculus. Continue reading

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{FD} Convicted sex offender charged in Ohio State student’s death

A convicted sex offender released from prison in November has been charged in the shooting death of a 21-year-old Ohio State University student. Continue reading

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{FD} Man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in son’s death

A Pennsylvania man has been acquitted of third-degree murder but convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the son who lived for more than two decades in a vegetative state following a brain injury. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman leads troopers on 24-mile, high-speed chase in Wisconsin

Wisconsin troopers say they were led on a wild chase for 24 miles by a woman going more than 125 mph. Continue reading

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{FD} Police seize Sicilian olive companies linked to Mafia boss

Police in Sicily have confiscated four olive companies, farmland, villas and other property that anti-Mafia prosecutors contend belong to the business empire of Italy’s top Mafia boss, who has been on the run for more than 20 years. Continue reading

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{FD} Philadelphia police officer injured while attempting to stop hit-and-run-driver

A Philadelphia officer was injured while attempting to stop a hit-and-run driver in West Philadelphia, early Saturday morning. Continue reading

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{FD} Cyprus tests to see if remains of missing were misidentified

A committee uncovering the fate of hundreds of missing Greek and Turkish Cypriots said Saturday it’s examining whether past DNA tests on unearthed remains were incorrect, resulting in individuals being misidentified. Continue reading

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{FD} European Commission President Juncker will not run again

Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, says he will not run for another term. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Iran detains 8 Sunni ‘terrorists’

Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country’s intelligence forces have detained eight non-Iranian “Takfiri terrorists” who they say planned to sabotage celebrations during the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution near Tehran. Continue reading

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{FD} Illegally trafficked sarcophagus fragment returned to Greece

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has returned an ancient marble sarcophagus fragment to Greece that had been illegally trafficked into the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} Families of men killed with Jose Fernandez file lawsuits

The families of the two men who were with Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez when his boat crashed into a Miami Beach jetty — killing all three — are suing the All-Star’s estate. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany says 91 mosques were attacked in 2016

The German government says 91 mosques were attacked in the country in 2016. Continue reading

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{FD} New Year’s nightclub gunman formally arrested in Turkey

Turkey’s state run news agency says the gunman suspected of killing 39 people in a nightclub attack on New Year’s Day has been formally arrested. Continue reading

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{FD} Church shootings leave holes in the fabric of Charleston

Emanuel AME may have patched the ****** holes from the massacre nearly two years ago that killed nine worshippers, but the holes in the fabric of life in Charleston remain. Continue reading

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{FD} UN chief warns of sectarian tensions after Mosul

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{FD} Semi-truck crushes Wyoming cop cruiser in viral video

Viral video posted on Facebook Friday shows an out-of-control semi-truck crushing an unoccupied patrol car on a Wyoming highway due to high winds. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany to elect new president; Steinmeier the favorite

A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, with a respected former foreign minister who last year called Donald Trump one of the world’s “hate preachers” the overwhelming favorite to win. Continue reading

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{FD} 6 killed as strong quake strikes southern Philippines, 120 injured

A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120, with officials combing through cracked buildings and nearby towns Saturday to check on the damage and other possible casualties. Continue reading

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{FD} NYPD plans 23,000 body cams. Number on streets now: 0

New York City police have plans to put body cameras on all 23,000 of its patrol officers by 2019, an ambitious effort that would dwarf all others across the country. Continue reading

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{FD} 22 train cars plunge into river in California derailment

A California fire department says a freight train that derailed in suburban Sacramento has sent 22 rail cars into the mucky and swollen Cosumnes River. Continue reading

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{FD} Study: Invasive bugs found in fallen trees years after storm

They may be down but they’re not out: Damaging insects can emerge from fallen trees and logs for several years after a major storm, according to a U.S. Forest Service study that reinforces longstanding warnings against moving firewood from place to place. Continue reading

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{FD} Pope sending bishop to Medjugorje, Bosnian pilgrimage site

Pope Francis is sending a bishop to a Medugorje, Bosnia, shrine to gain “deeper knowledge” of the pastoral needs of millions of Catholics drawn there by reports of apparitions by the Virgin Mary. Continue reading

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{FD} Poles protest plans to expand Warsaw in apparent power grab

Hundreds of protesters with flags and banners are marching in downtown Warsaw against the ruling party’s plan to enlarge the Polish capital by incorporating 32 neighboring municipalities. Continue reading

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{FD} Mexican woman in Texas sentenced to 8 years in prison for voter fraud

A Mexican citizen living in Texas was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison for voting illegally in elections in 2012 and 2014. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Iran to allow Russian jets to fly over airspace

The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Syrian opposition forces, Turkish troops push into al-Bab

Syrian opposition forces say they have advanced inside the Islamic State-held town of al-Bab, in northern Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan official: 7 killed in a suicide attack

An Afghan official says at least seven people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked Afghan soldiers in southern Helmand province. Continue reading

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{FD} Cambodian opposition chief resigns from party

The head of Cambodia’s opposition party has announced his resignation from the group after the country’s long-serving prime minister announced plans for a law that could lead to the party’s dissolution. Continue reading

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{FD} South Sudan general resigns, says leader ‘disgraced’ himself

A South Sudanese general has resigned while telling President Salva Kiir “you have disgraced yourself” by subjecting the civil war-torn country to ethnic bias and “unacceptable cycles of violence.” The resignation letter, dated Saturday and seen by The… Continue reading

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{FD} Police fire tear gas at protesters in Baghdad

Iraqi police are firing tear gas at anti-government protesters in the capital, Baghdad. Continue reading

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