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Author: 0 ISIS blows up historic Mosul mosque

In June 2014 the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said that it had begun work with the province's governorate to stabilize and conserve the minaret, which it said was at risk of collapsing. "The minaret of Al-Hadba has been here forever, it is part of the history of Mosul, it is the symbol of the city", Ahmed Thilij Hamed, a 49-year-old resident of a neighbourhood near the Old City, told AFP on Monday.

Author: 0 Trump to Allow DREAMers to Stay - For Now

In at least a temporary reversal of one of his most vile campaign promises, Donald Trump has apparently made a decision to allow DREAMers - young people who were brought here illegally by their parents as children - to stay in the country , at least for the time being.

Author: 0 Seoul asks North Korea to free detainees

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma is making plans for his funeral . Otto Frederick Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea , on February 29, 2016. Warmbier's family declined to have an autopsy performed on him, the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH said Tuesday , deciding that only an "external ...

Author: 0 What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

Her two-year programme, known as the Queen's Speech and prepared by ministers, was read out by Queen Elizabeth at parliament's opening ceremony. "That is not what she said ". "There's not enough in it to last one year, ' he said ". At the heart of the Queen's speech this year was the so- called Great Repeal Bill, which will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice .

World Media Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?
Author: 0 Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?

Saudi carrier flynas, looking to expand in a growing domestic market, in January signed an $8.6-billion (7.6-billion-euro) deal with European manufacturer Airbus to buy 80 A320neo single-aisle jets. Qatari businessman Moutaz Al Khayyat told Bloomberg on Monday that it will take up to 60 flights to fly in the bovine beasts, which he bought in Australia and the US.

World Media US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site
Author: 0 US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

The U.S. side says North Korea will get "top billing" in the discussions. "I think we should strongly consider it", Corker said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea , South Korean officials said.

World Media US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea
Author: 0 US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

The North Korean dictator should be anxious about US attacks that use "precision-guided missiles and bunker-buster bombs", Sauter added in the Fox News report. Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations, said: "My country has been under sanctions for more than 60 years by Americans". "We strongly condemn the North's series of drone provocations and urge it to stop all such provocations immediately", Jeon said, vowing "strong retaliation" against any further actions by ...

World Media Alternate juror in Cosby trial would've convicted
Author: 0 Alternate juror in Cosby trial would've convicted

In new court documents, the prosecution asserted the court should withhold juror names to keep from compromising "an important right that will be prejudiced by publicity", such as the defendant's right to a fair trial . He told Pittsburgh radio station WDVE that jurors did not discuss the case on the bus ride after the trial, maintaining "complete silence". Media from around the world descended on Norristown and packed two courtrooms to report on the proceedings and the more than 52 hours ...

Author: 0 South Korea Confirms Plans to Continue THAAD Deployment

Army Col. Roh Jae-Cheon, a spokesman for the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the North's June 8 missile firing seemed aimed at "showing off its capability with various types of missiles and demonstrating its anti-ship precision-strike ability in connection with joint maritime drills involving US aircraft carrier strike groups".

Author: 0 US State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans

Warmbier's death came just days after he was released by the North Korean government and returned to the United States suffering from what USA doctors described as extensive brain damage. There was speculation earlier this year that North Korea was set to provoke Trump with its sixth nuclear test since 2006. More than 15 months after he gave a staged confession in North Korea, he is with.

Author: 0 Russian opposition leader arrested as protests rage

In one of the bigger challenges to the Russian president's increasingly authoritarian rule, more than 1,000 protesters were arrested across the nation after defying police bans on rallying against Mr. Protest organizers estimated 4,000 participants in the southwestern Siberian city of Omsk, and 2,000 in Irkutsk, in eastern Siberia, though the police estimates were less than half of those totals.

Author: 0 On World Refugee Day, UN Reports Increase in Refugees

At the same time, return of refugees and internally displaced people to their homes, combined with other solutions such as resettlement in third countries meant that for some, 2016 brought the prospect of improvement. Uganda needs more help from the global community in dealing with huge numbers of refugees from South Sudan, Amnesty worldwide said Monday. The UN refugee chief also voiced alarm over the rapidly deteriorating situation in South Sudan, which he said was now the ...

Author: 0 Officials open terror investigation in Champs-Elysées vehicle collision

The man, who died in the attack, was carrying in his vehicle an assault rifle, two pistols, ammunition and two large gas canisters, two police sources and the judicial official said. Eric Favereau, a journalist for Liberation newspaper who was driving a scooter behind the military officers, said he saw a auto blocking the convoy's path, then an implosion in the vehicle.

Author: 0 Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?

Paul Police Department. Castile , a black motorist, was killed during a traffic stop last July by officer Jeronimo Yanez in Falcon Heights, a St. Castile had been pulled over, usually for minor traffic infractions, 49 times in 13 years. The livestreaming of its aftermath by Castiles girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , who was in the auto with her then-4-year-old daughter, attracted even more attention.

World Media People Worldwide Forced From Their Homes In Record Numbers In 2016
Author: 0 People Worldwide Forced From Their Homes In Record Numbers In 2016

The figure of 65.6 million comprises three important components. Germany, which hosted 700,000 refugees by the end of 2016, was the only developed country in the West that made the top 10 host countries for refugees . "But it's also a moment to recognise those communities and people around the world who receive refugees and the internally displaced in their midst, offering them a safe place, and welcoming them in their schools, their workplaces and their societies".

World Media Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack
Author: 0 Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack

The most recent attack which took place Saturday occurred in northern Afghanistan where the Taliban have been making inroads, moving beyond their traditional support base in the south and east of Afghanistan . The bulk of the extra forces will train and advise Afghan troops, the official said, while a smaller number would be assigned to counterterror operations against the Taliban and Islamic State (IS) extremists.

World Media Talks to strike deal with DUP 'ongoing', says Downing Street
Author: 0 Talks to strike deal with DUP 'ongoing', says Downing Street

Sinn Féin spoke out this afternoon, warning Theresa May that a deal with the DUP would be in breach of the Good Friday agreement. Arlene Foster's leadership of the Democratic Unionists remains a stumbling block that could scupper crunch talks to end a powersharing stalemate in Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein has warned.

Author: 0 McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea

US college student Otto Warmbier died Monday , days after his release from North Korea . Mr Warmbier was imprisoned in a North Korean jail last year, eventually sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly attempting to steal a North Korean propaganda banner.

Author: 0 U.S. student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father

North Korea said on Thursday it had released American citizen Otto Warmbier "on humanitarian grounds" after he had been held prisoner for 17 months. The doctors said North Korea sent two brain scans back with Otto upon his return to the states. " They lure Americans, they take them hostage, then they do things to them ", he said, tearing up as he pointed out to reporters that he was wearing the same jacket Otto wore for his televised confession.

World Media India's population will exceed China's by 2024, says United Nations report
Author: 0 India's population will exceed China's by 2024, says United Nations report

Nigeria, that is growing most rapidly among the ten largest countries and is now the world's seventh largest, will surpass the USA to become the world's third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050. It said roughly 83 million people are added to the world's population every year and the upward trend is expected to continue even with a continuing decline in fertility rates, which have fallen steadily since the 1960s.

Author: 0 House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

Ironically, Democrat Jon Ossoff spent much of his campaign complaining about money in politics, stating on an NPR broadcast that "we need campaign finance reform", according to the Washington Examiner. Coons noted that Republicans , who control the House, Senate and presidency, now have the opportunity to move their agenda in a way they haven't had for a long time.

Author: 0 Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

Trump's planned state visit to the United Kingdom, announced by British Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this year, was not mentioned by Queen Elizabeth II in her speech at the opening of Parliament on Wednesday, prompting further speculation over whether the trip will happen.

Author: 0 Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy

Maximum sustained winds were clocked Tuesday evening at 45 mph (75 kph) and the storm has been almost stationary in recent hours. Cindy is expected to track to the northeast through the night before making landfall, where upwards of 6+ inches of rainfall will fall from Texas all the way to the Florida Panhandle.

World Media 'Get rid of' autistic kids from mainstream classes - Hanson
Author: 0 'Get rid of' autistic kids from mainstream classes - Hanson

Western Sydeny MP Emma Husar said students with disabilities were "better" than Ms Hanson, reports Fairfax. "I'm disappointed that in 2017 we've got people like Senator Hanson sitting over there in the Senate making ill-informed comments about kids that are autistic", Ms Husar said in Canberra on Thursday.

Author: 0 Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

Scalise, the house majority whip, remains in a critical condition . Sue Hodgkinson is the wife of James Hodgkinson . This photo from Facebook shows James T. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said the Federal Bureau of Investigation needs the public's help in piecing together Hodgkinson's whereabouts and activities while he was in Alexandria .

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