Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

British official: South Sudan violence is tribal genocide

A senior British official says she believes the violence in South Sudan is now genocide that is being perpetrated along tribal lines. Continue reading

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Motorcycle rider beheaded in San Bernardino freak accident

A motorcycle rider has been decapitated in a freak accident in San Bernardino. Continue reading

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Botticelli show features works never before seen in the US

A new exhibition of Sandro Botticelli’s paintings, including some never seen in the U.S., will give museumgoers a glimpse into the artist’s own search for sanctity. Continue reading

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Investigators to take questions on unsolved killing of 8

Investigators plan to take questions about the massacre of eight family members in southern Ohio as the one-year anniversary of the still-unsolved killings approaches. Continue reading

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UN set to wrap up Haiti peacekeeping missions in mid-October

The Security Council is set to wrap up the U.N. Continue reading

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Lansing, Michigan rescinds ‘sanctuary’ status after criticism from businesses

The city council in Lansing, Mich. voted Wednesday to rescind its decsion to deem itself a “sanctuary” city for illegal immigrants after concerns from the businesses that the status would draw unwelcome attention to the city. Continue reading

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Bangladesh militant hanged for attack aimed at British envoy

Authorities in Bangladesh have executed a top leader of a banned militant group and two accomplices for their involvement in a grenade attack against a British diplomat at a popular Islamic shrine in 2004. Continue reading

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China’s exports accelerate in March, import growth moderates

China’s export growth accelerated in March while import growth moderated to still-robust double-digit levels in possible positive signs for Chinese economic growth and global demand. Continue reading

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New Zealanders brace for 2nd major storm in just over a week

New Zealanders on Thursday were bracing for a second major storm in just over a week as the remnants of Cyclone Cook bore down on the South Pacific nation. Continue reading

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1st black woman on state’s highest court found dead by river

The first black woman appointed to the state’s highest court has been found dead on the bank of the Hudson River. Continue reading

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Incident near Fort Polk prompts apartment complex evacuation

Local, state and federal law enforcement officers are investigating an incident that has prompted the evacuation of an apartment complex near a Louisiana Army post. Continue reading

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Tennessee Amber Alert: DA willing to jeopardize criminal case to bring teen home

In an unprecedented move, Maury County District Attorney Brent Cooper released details about evidence in the case Wednesday, particularly a note Tad Cummins left for his wife the day he went missing. Continue reading

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Russia vetoes UN resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

Russia vetoed a U.N. Continue reading

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Mother pleads guilty in death of son, 3; agrees to testify

A woman charged in the beating death of her young son has pleaded guilty to murder and agreed to testify against her former boyfriend in his upcoming capital murder trial. Continue reading

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Texas attorney general’s criminal trial moved to September

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s new trial date on criminal securities fraud charges is set for September. Continue reading

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Officials end probe into opposition to Muslim cemetery

Federal officials have closed an investigation into whether a Massachusetts town violated the civil rights of an Islamic group when town officials rejected plans for a Muslim cemetery. Continue reading

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Man, 2 daughters dead after 911 call, car fire, police shots

The 911 call from a distraught Oregon mother came in shortly after midnight. Continue reading

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Woman charged with murder in Oklahoma officer’s shooting

A woman has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Oklahoma police officer. Continue reading

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Ecuador opposition candidate challenges election results

Opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso is challenging Ecuador election results showing he narrowly lost to President Rafael Correa’s handpicked successor. Continue reading

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Judge washes up dead along the Hudson River in New York City

A pioneering judge, who became the first Muslim woman in US history to serve on the bench, was found dead Wednesday — washed up on the Manhattan side of the Hudson River, sources said. Continue reading

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Officer charged with shooting autistic man’s caretaker

A Florida police officer who shot an autistic man’s caretaker was charged Wednesday with attempted manslaughter, authorities said. Continue reading

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Fast and Furious scandal: Suspected triggerman in border agent’s murder arrested

The cartel member suspected of shooting and killing U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in 2010 with a gun supplied by the U.S. government was arrested in Mexico Wednesday, senior law enforcement, Border Patrol, and congressional sources told Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘There is a movement in Australia to increase the Muslim population’

Islam in Australia, take-over funded by Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Muslims want their own Country within Australia. Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} Aung San Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar Rohingya Muslim minority

Once readers have finished reading the weapy victim-narrative presented by the BBC in their description of a brutal and completely soul less occupier in Myanmar, go to the bottom of the page and watch the video testimonial by a local woman and hear what the Rohingya is truly like. . . Aung San Suu Kyi: … Continue reading Continue reading

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No charges for California police who fatally shot Guatemalan

Prosecutors say two San Francisco police detectives will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing a young Guatemalan immigrant armed with a knife. Continue reading

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The Latest: Human remains removed from Waikiki apartment

The Latest on a man facing murder charges after telling police he killed his mother (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Iowa man charged after 4-year-old boy kills self with gun

The owner of a gun that a 4-year-old boy used to kill himself in Iowa last summer has been charged with illegally owning the firearm after telling police he uses marijuana. Continue reading

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Woman with 64 pets including snakes denies animal cruelty

A woman accused of having 64 pets including snakes and lizards inside her apartment in Maine denies they were neglected. Continue reading

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Cursing banned at Philadelphia university’s construction site

A Philadelphia construction company has outlawed swearing on the job — yes, really — in the hope of setting a good example for college students. Continue reading

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Arrest made in shooting death of Chicago judge

Authorities in Chicago said Wednesday a 37-year-old man has been charged in the killing of a judge who handled criminal cases. Continue reading

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Kansas woman charged with murder in decapitation death

A Kansas woman is accused of decapitating her ex-boyfriend’s mother when the victim went to collect her son’s belongings. Continue reading

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Louisiana church offers drive-thru Good Friday prayers

A congregation in Louisiana is going to offer drive-thru prayers for commuters as part of the holy day of Good Friday. Continue reading

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Florida tow truck driver dies after falling off overpass while assisting dangling truck on I-95

A tow truck driver fell to his death, Wednesday morning, as he attempted to assist a tractor trailer that had rolled over and was leaning off the ledge of Interstate 95 in Boca Raton. Continue reading

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UNICEF: Peru floods leave thousands of children at risk

The United Nations’ child relief agency is warning that thousands of children in Peru are at risk of severe malnutrition as a result of floods and mudslides that have killed 106 people and left countless more homeless. Continue reading

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The Latest: 2 girls likely dead before police fired at dad

The Latest on the deaths of two young girls and their father (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Continue reading

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Florida police officer charged in shooting of autistic man’s caretaker

A North Miami, Fla., police officer is facing criminal charges in the shooting of an autistic man’s caretaker this past July. Continue reading

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Who is entitled to $200G raised for Saeed Abedini’s family? Church files suit to decide

A California church that raised nearly $200,000 to purchase a home for the family of Pastor Saeed Abedini while he was imprisoned for his faith in Iran in 2013 filed a lawsuit in order to settle a dispute over the money. Continue reading

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Catholic college to make changes to yoga classes

A Catholic college in northeast Kansas plans to rename its yoga classes and change the content to ensure they focus only on physical exercise and not spiritual or cultural elements. Continue reading

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‘Rot in hell’: California mother faces son’s killer in court

The mother of a man killed after an argument in San Diego faced her son’s killer in court ten years later telling the man to “rot in hell.” Continue reading

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Philippines terrorist involved in killings of German, Canadians, reported dead

Philippine troops battling militants on a central resort island killed a young Abu Sayyaf commander who was involved in the beheadings of two Canadians and a German and who had sailed far from the extremists’ southern jungle hideouts to capture more ho… Continue reading

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World Trade Center construction firm partner pleads guilty

A prosecutor says a man with ties to the Bonanno organized crime family and a secret partner in a World Trade Center construction firm has pleaded guilty to criminal charges. Continue reading

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Photos of serial killer Ted Bundy found in old Colorado safe

A Colorado newspaper has discovered 40-year-old photos of serial killer Ted Bundy that had been locked in an antique safe. Continue reading

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UN chief wants new talks in 40-year Western Sahara impasse

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The Latest: Passenger’s lawyers make evidence court order

The Latest on the removal of a passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight in Chicago (all times local): 3 p.m. Continue reading

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UN draft resolution on Syria attack: Vote fails with Russia veto, China abstains

A vote by the U.N. Security council on a draft resolution to condemn the chemical weapon attack in Syria failed Wednesday with a veto by Russia, but fellow member China abstained, a sign that talks with President Trump last week may have had an effect … Continue reading

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Pair of giant panda cubs arrive in Netherlands from China

Two giant panda cubs are being prepared for a new life at a zoo in the Netherlands following a long airplane flight from China. Continue reading

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ACLU sues for information related to Trump travel bans

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed more than a dozen lawsuits nationwide seeking government documents related to the implementation of the Trump administration’s travel bans. Continue reading

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Egypt court sentences lawyer to 10 years for Facebook posts

An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced a rights lawyer to 10 years in prison and five years of house arrest and a social media ban for using Facebook to “destabilize the general order” and “harm national unity and social peace.” The Alexandria-based … Continue reading

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Brazil Cabinet members investigated in corruption probe

Brazil Supreme Court Judge Edson Fachin has dramatically expanded the scope of a nationwide corruption probe by ordering investigations of 108 people — including eight members of President Michel Temer’s Cabinet. Continue reading

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Alaska Girl Scout chapter sues over national dues increase

An Alaska chapter of the Girl Scouts of the United States is suing the national organization over fees. Continue reading

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