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Author: 0 "Underwear bomber" sues feds over prison treatment

Abdulmutallab who was convicted in 2012 for an attempted terror attack on a Northwest Airlines Flight 253 after almost killing 289 people on an Amsterdam-to-Detroit flight on December 25, 2009, also complained of being held in long-term solitary confinement.

World Media Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims, says India
Author: 0 Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims, says India

About 600,000 people have crossed the border since August 25 when Rohingya insurgent attacks on security posts were met by a ferocious counter-offensive by the Myanmar army in Rakhine state which the United Nations has called ethnic cleansing.

World Media Backed fighters seize major Syrian oil field
Author: 0 Backed fighters seize major Syrian oil field

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that IS militant group killed at least 128 people in a Syrian town in central Homs over a three-week period before the Syrian army recaptured it on Saturday. Deir al-Zour is where most of Syria's oil is located and it is emerging as a key front in the wider war for influence in the Middle East, between the United States and its allies, and the Iranian and Russian alliance backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

World Media Public indecency case against Briton dropped by Dubai government
Author: 0 Public indecency case against Briton dropped by Dubai government

The holidaymaker was arrested following the incident, in which he said he put his hand on a man's hip to stop a drink from spilling in the crowded bar. Mr Harron was also sentenced, in his absence, to 30 days in prison for failing to appear at a court, for allegedly making a rude gesture and drinking alcohol during the same incident.

World Media Increasing clouds but mild tomorrow. Much needed rain mid-week
Author: 0 Increasing clouds but mild tomorrow. Much needed rain mid-week

By Thursday , the chance for showers increases ahead of cold air heading for the area Friday . Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Wind speeds have been about 15 to 25 miles per hour with wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Lows in the upper 50s and low 60s. West wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. Chance of rain is 20 percent. Sunday night: Scattered showers before 11 p.m., then areas of fog.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo urinates during government meeting

Two-year-old Nemo , unaware that it was interrupting an important meeting between the president and the ministers, chose to cock one of its hind legs and relieve itself on the ornamental fireplace in full view of the press cameras. However, his Labrador-Griffon crossbreed Nemo is the first rescue animal to be housed in the presidential palace . The French President did say generally that they sparked unusual behavior in his dog .

World Media Man arrested in Hong Kong for pushing woman onto train track
Author: 0 Man arrested in Hong Kong for pushing woman onto train track

Fortunately, no trains were approaching the station at the time, reported the South China Morning Post . The woman, 59, was seen lying face down on the tracks and later struggles to get up. A police spokesman said the man was arrested near the terminal, on suspicion of assault causing bodily harm. A police spokesperson told SCMP that the victim "suffered injuries to her jaw" and was sent to Pok Oi Hospital for further checks.

World Media McCain takes swipe at Trump's 'bone spur' Vietnam deferment
Author: 0 McCain takes swipe at Trump's 'bone spur' Vietnam deferment

The Vietnam War has been a point of contention between McCain and Trump since the 2016 campaign, when Trump derided McCain's military service , and quipped, "I like people who weren't captured". After receiving his diploma, he was again eligible for the draft. But an armed forces physical examination in 1968 deemed him medically unfit. But the acrimony has risen to a new degree of bitterness.

World Media Palestinian man arrested after Facebook wrongly translates post
Author: 0 Palestinian man arrested after Facebook wrongly translates post

Last week, the man posted on his Facebook page a picture from the construction site where he works in the West Bank settlement of Beitar Ilit near Jerusalem. He was released hours later after the mistake was realised. Facebook was not able to explain in concrete terms how such an error of translation has occurred, given the lack of apparent similarity between the expression in Arabic and the translation that has been made in Hebrew and English.

World Media Rep. Frederica Wilson is a fraud, liar & national embarrassment
Author: 0 Rep. Frederica Wilson is a fraud, liar & national embarrassment

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly insulted a Democratic congresswoman on Thursday, accusing her of taking undue credit for her accomplishments and calling her an "empty barrel" - suggesting she is stupid. Video of the speech contradicted his recollection. "I did not say what she said". When I took this job and talked to President Trump about how to do it my first recommendation was he not do it because it's not the phone call parents, family members are looking forward to.

Author: 0 Gov't Wants Explanation Why US Blocked Indonesian Military Chief's Entry

Indonesia has sent a diplomatic note to the US Secretary of State and summoned Washington's ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry into the United States. Nurmantyo and his wife were told by Emirates airline just before their scheduled departure that they were blocked from traveling by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Wuryanto, a spokesman for the Indonesian military, said at a press conference Sunday.

World Media 'Czech Trump' poised for election win
Author: 0 'Czech Trump' poised for election win

He had a clear nationalist message, promising to overturn the political establishment, cut red tape and use his business acumen to help get government back on track. "And for the first time we face the threat that an openly xenophobic, extremist movement will earn more than 10 percent" of the vote, it added, pointing to the far-right Freedom and Free Democracy (SPD) of Tokyo-born entrepreneur Tomio Okamura.

World Media Raj govt's move to amend law on probing babus flayed
Author: 0 Raj govt's move to amend law on probing babus flayed

The ordinance further mentions that at government level the competent authority will have to give the permission of investigation within 180 days. The ordinance read, "No magistrate shall order an investigation nor will any investigation be conducted against a person, who is or was a judge or a magistrate or a public servant".

World Media Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukerji passes away at 84
Author: 0 Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukerji passes away at 84

The cause of his death is unknown however, he has been unwell for quite some time. Ram had directed films such as, Hum Hindustani and Leader , starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala. Rani Mukerji is married to filmmaker Aditya Chopra and the couple together has a daughter Adira. Ram Mukerji had also directed and produced Rani Mukerji's debut Bengali film Biyer Phool in 1996.

World Media Trump's order allows Air Force to recall 1000 retired pilots
Author: 0 Trump's order allows Air Force to recall 1000 retired pilots

Bush after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 as part of efforts "to mitigate the Air Force's acute shortage of pilots", according to Pentagon spokesman Navy Commander Gary Ross. The order is strictly voluntary for pilots under the age of 60 who retired within the last five years in the rank of captain, major or lieutenant colonel.

World Media Tech Companies Including Google, Facebook, Uber Forming Coalition to Advocate for 'Dreamers'
Author: 0 Tech Companies Including Google, Facebook, Uber Forming Coalition to Advocate for 'Dreamers'

This Obama-era executive action allowed "Dreamers", undocumented immigrants who arrived as minors, to register with the government and legally study or work without fear of deportation. "These people are an essential part of our communities and of our country", Freydell said. President Donald Trump ran on a platform that promised to tighten immigration law but has left a decision regarding DACA to Congress.

Author: 0 New poll shows most Americans are against Trump's decision regarding Iran deal

Trump , who thinks that punishing Russian Federation for such an intervention blemishes his electoral victory, ignored the new law, despite signing it since it came to his desk with a veto-proof majority. In exchange for Iran putting brakes on its program, the US alleviated sanctions and allowed for Iran to do business more widely. Clearly then Trump's decertification move is unlikely to have any significant impact on either Iran's missile programme or its behaviour in the region.

World Media Powerful typhoon approaches Japan
Author: 0 Powerful typhoon approaches Japan

The JMA also issued warnings for heavy rains and floods on the Pacific side of Japan, including the Tokyo metropolitan area. Almost 90 others suffered injuries, majority minor, media reported. The turnout Sunday was stymied by the typhoon, but a record number of Japanese citizens voted earlier ahead of the storm. On Sunday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered his minister in charge of disasters to be ready to mobilise rescue and evacuation forces, including troops.

World Media Bulls' Bobby Portis apologizes for incident with Nikola Mirotic
Author: 0 Bulls' Bobby Portis apologizes for incident with Nikola Mirotic

Mirotic was taken the hospital, where he was treated for two facial fractures and a concussion. "I'll keep that between the team", Hoiberg said, "as far as exactly what was said in that meeting". Portis said Saturday that wasn't the case. "We compete and things happen". Portis, who has declined to speak to the media for now, practiced Friday for the first time since Tuesday's incident.

World Media Body of small child found in Texas, possibly Sherin Mathews
Author: 0 Body of small child found in Texas, possibly Sherin Mathews

Police said Mathews is required to wear an ankle monitor. CBS affiliate KTVT in Dallas reports the department confirmed finding the body in a culvert around 11 a.m. The needle of suspicion was cast on the family, after the police found that a vehicle owned by the family was absent from the house from 4 am to 5 am, just minutes after Sherin was reported missing.

World Media Boris Johnson backs diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis
Author: 0 Boris Johnson backs diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis

McMaster added: "We are in a race to resolve this short of military action". Mr Johnson will say: "Kim and the world need to understand that when the 45th president of the United States contemplates a regime led by a man who not only threatens to reduce NY to ashes, but who stands on the verge of acquiring the power to make good on his threat, I am afraid that the..." Amid reports of wider disagreements between Trump and Tillerson, the secretary of state has said he is not about to ...

World Media Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting
Author: 0 Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting

During an emotional press conference, BCI Special Agent James Ciotti explained that Leo had died in the hospital just before midnight. When they arrived at the house, the suspect opened fire and shot Leo. Leo was a five-year veteran of the Girard Police Department. "Justin Leo was a young man I knew most of his life", Melfi said. Ohio Gov. John Kasich tweeted out a statement early Sunday morning, reading in part, "Officer Justin Leo died protecting and serving his community".

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