Daily Archives: April 16, 2018

Binghamton student pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing

A Binghamton University student accused of fatally stabbing a 19-year-old freshman on the university’s main New York campus has pleaded not guilty. Continue reading

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Video of Cambridge police arresting black Harvard student draw ire from officials

The Cambridge police launched an internal probe after officers tackled and punched a naked black Harvard student as they were trying to arrest him on Friday night. Continue reading

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Black naked Harvard student seen punched by police

The Cambridge police launched an internal probe after officers tackled and punched a naked black Harvard student as they were trying to arrest him on Friday night. Continue reading

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Funeral services set for fallen Massachusetts police officer

Massachusetts is paying its final respects to a police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Continue reading

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A look at the old leadership of Cuba

Some of the main figures in the Cuban establishment as the government prepares to usher in new leadership: ___ RAUL CASTRO He became acting president in 2006 when his brother Fidel Castro surprised the world and announced his retirement following emerg… Continue reading

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Young party official faces test as Cuba’s next president

Raul Castro travels in motorcades of gleaming imported sedans. Continue reading

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Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab facility

Banking heir and cryptocurrency bigwig Matthew Mellon has died, a representative for his family said in a statement. Continue reading

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Myanmar president grants amnesty to 8,500 prisoners

Myanmar President Win Myint has granted amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners. Continue reading

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The Latest: Last missing California family member found dead

The Latest on the search for a family whose vehicle plunged into Northern California river (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Researchers have found the body of the last missing person from a family that perished after their SUV plunged into a rain-swollen r… Continue reading

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Lawyers make final remarks in Australian cardinal’s sex case

A lawyer for the most senior Vatican official charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis has told an Australian court that Cardinal George Pell could have been targeted with false accusations to punish him for the crimes of other clerics. Continue reading

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Inmate: Bodies stacked in ‘macabre woodpile’ in prison riot

South Carolina officials are blaming the prison riot that killed seven inmates on a turf war between gangs over territory, money and contraband items like cellphones. Continue reading

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“Is All Knowledge Learned?” PART 2

“Is All Knowledge Learned?” PART 2

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Russia, Syria block inspectors from chemical weapons attack site, watchdog says

Officials in Syria and Russia allegedly blocked investigators from entering the scene of a suspected chemical attack, a watchdog group said Monday. Continue reading

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Senators introduce new war powers resolution days after Syria strike

Lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee introduced new Authorization for the Use of Military Force legislation to replace current war authorizations from 2001 and 2002 that have not been revised since they were passed. Continue reading

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Sacramento police release new video following fatal shooting

Sacramento police released 54 new video and audio clips Monday that add fresh details about the department’s response following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Continue reading

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Sacramento police release dozens more videos from Stephon Clark shooting

The Sacramento Police Department released on Monday more than 50 new video files and two audio files of last month’s shooting of an unarmed black man in his grandparents’ backyard. Continue reading

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Nobel laureate blasts East Timor’s failure against poverty

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta is wading back into politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month. Continue reading

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June 2017 Zinke charter flight ‘could have been avoided,’ watchdog says

A $12,000 charter flight by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was reviewed and approved by department ethics officials without complete information, because staffers who helped schedule the trip did not provide sufficient details, an internal watchdog said… Continue reading

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Russia, Syria block inspectors from chemical weapons attack site

Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday, blocking international efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame. Continue reading

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Pentagon denies US attacked Syrian air base outside Homs

The Pentagon on Monday denied any involvement in an attack on a Syrian air base outside Homs, not far from where U.S., U.K. and French missiles struck early Saturday morning. Continue reading

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