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World News Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims
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Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad received the Nobel diploma and medal at an award ceremony in the Norwegian capital Oslo on Monday. Murad managed to escape, however. "Young girls at the prime of life are sold, bought, held captive and raped every day". She said it meant that those who committed crimes against Yazidis should be "punished for those crimes specifically".

World News Michelle Obama's Becoming Tour Coming to Phoenix
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In fact, the massive popularity of the book inspired her to extend her tour to the Pacific Northwest, adding dates in Tacoma (February 8) and Vancouver, BC (March 21). Promoter Live Nation said the former first lady wanted safeguards in place to make tickets available to "real fans" rather than secondary sellers. Some tickets will be donated to charities, schools, community groups and other organizations by Obama and Live Nation.

World News 'Werewolf' killer Mikhail Popkov convicted of 56 more murders
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His victims were all women between the ages of 16 and 40 apart from one male, a policeman, the BBC reported . He will be sent to a prison that is exclusively for convicts serving life terms, nicknamed the "Black Dolphin". Popkov killed them around the city of Angarsk, near Irkutsk, with an axe and hammer. He was arrested in 2012 en route to Vladivostok, where he was going to purchase a new auto, the BBC reported.

World News Michael Cohen should serve ‘substantial’ time in prison for crimes: Federal prosecutors
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But if Mr Trump is feeling the pressure, he is hiding it well, taking to Twitter after three legal filings related to Cohen and Paul Manafort , his former campaign chair, were published. That filing detailed why Mueller's office last week retracted a plea agreement with Manafort. Federal prosecutors said that Cohen deserves a substantial prison sentence despite his co-operation with investigators.

World News Anthony Scaramucci Is Still Bitter About Being Fired By John Kelly
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It's been more than a year since Anthony Scaramucci received his marching orders from former White House chief of staff John Kelly ― and he's still bitter about it. Trump has tried to knock down those reports, as he did at the end of a wild border wall funding meeting with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Charles E.

World News Gunman opens fire near Christmas market in Strasbourg, at least 4 dead
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The suspect was said to have entered central Strasbourg via the Corbeau bridge to the south of the city centre, before heading to Rue des Orfevres, a popular shopping street close to the cathedral, where he opened fire. Other soldiers yelled for people to stay indoors and shouted 'Go home! Many people took refuge in local restaurants and bars which pulled down their shutters.

World News Philippine Air Force museum holds public viewing of Balangiga Bells
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Maybe because we human beings live by symbols such as our national flag and in this instance, these bells. MANILA-Church bells taken as war trophies by U.S. "It's time for healing, it is time for closure, it is time to look ahead as two nations should with a shared history as allies", stated Delfin Lorenzana, Filipino Secretary of National Defense.

World News Saudi FM says action against Qatar aiming to change its policy
Author: 0 Saudi FM says action against Qatar aiming to change its policy

A closed-door session is expected to focus on oil politics, security issues including Yemen's war, and the row with Qatar, which says the trade and transport boycott aims to curtail its sovereignty. "It's a work in progress and the two parties want to see it happen", said Jubeir, adding that the alliance would include Egypt and be called the Middle East Strategic Alliance, or MESA.

World News Japan ends search for five United States marines missing after mid-air crash
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In November, a United States navy fighter jet crashed into the sea off Japan's southern island of Okinawa and its two crew members were rescued alive. The crash is the latest in a series of recent accidents involving USA military forces deployed in and near Japan. While the coast guard has stopped searching specifically for the crew members, it will keep an eye out during regular patrols of the area, a spokesman for 5th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters told Stars and Stripes on Tuesday via ...

World News Michael Gove: Brexit vote in Commons ‘is going ahead’
Author: 0 Michael Gove: Brexit vote in Commons ‘is going ahead’

MPs in the House of Commons were due to vote Tuesday night on the deal with Brussels, which covers the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union after 46 years. The party's Nigel Dodds said: 'Does she not get it that the backstop is unacceptable? DUP leader Arlene Foster said she had told the prime minister in a phone call that the "backstop must go".

World News Police arrest man outside British Parliament for trespassing
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A pair of trainers in a clear plastic bag could be seen on the ground nearby. The incident is said to have happened just before midday inside Carriage Gates, very near to where PC Keith Palmer was killed only previous year. A man has been tasered by police inside the Palace of Westminster . London's Metropolitan Police did not immediately respond to a request for information about the incident, while parliamentary authorities said police were handling it.

World News Varadkar stands firm as May cancels Brexit vote
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The EU Commission President denied to offer Mrs May an olive branch as she makes a last-minute dash across the Continent after deciding to delay the House of Commons vote on her Brexit deal to pursue further negotiations. Mrs May, who is facing repeated calls from leading Tory Brexiteers to be replaced as PM, was forced to abandon the Commons vote as the scale of opposition to the Brexit deal, especially regarding proposed backstop arrangements for the Irish border, threatened a crushing ...

World News Football Player Allegedly Murdered Pregnant Cheerleader, Left Body in Dumpster
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Breana's stepmother, Nicole Rouhselang, told reporters Sunday that Breana had been about six months pregnant at the time of her death. He told officers he "took action" because it was too late for her to have an abortion. An autopsy determined that Rouhselang died from multiple stab wounds and that her scarf had been "tied so tightly that strangulation was occurring before Breana died", the charging document states.

World News VPD investigates break-in at Huawei CFO's Vancouver home
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A judge in Vancouver, Justice William Ehrcke, said a bail hearing would continue Tuesday for a third day. Scot Filer of Lions Gate Risk Management group said his company would make a citizen's arrest if she breached bail conditions. Meng, 46, faces United States accusations that she misled multinational banks about Huawei's control of a company operating in Iran. Huawei said in a statement that it had "every confidence that the Canadian and US legal systems will reach a just conclusion".

World News United States sanctions three North Korean officials over human rights
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The other two officials are Minister of State Security Jong Kyong-thaek and Pak Kwang-ho, director of the party's Propaganda and Agitation Department. The sanctions are meant to serve as a reminder of the death of Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who died shortly after North Korea released him from detention, the release added.

World News Grace Millane mourned in Queenstown
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Miss Millane, who was in Auckland on her OE, was last seen alive on December 1, the day before her 22nd birthday. A 26-year-old man, who can not be named for legal reasons, faced Auckland District Court yesterday charged with her murder. "All my friends are always round at his house, so we knew Grace very well", he said. "It is an unbearable time for the Millane family and our hearts go out to them".

World News Drive-by shooting wounds Israelis at West Bank bus stop
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The Magen David Adom rescue service said the Israelis were standing at a bus stop at the entrance to Ofra, a settlement in the northern West Bank, when they were shot. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Sunday's attack "monstrous" and accused the Palestinian Authority of inciting violence against Israelis.

World News Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Planned Parenthood Case
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In the 6-3 decision, it was Justices Clarence Thomas , Samuel Alito , and Neil Gorsuch who dissented , saying the high court should have taken up the cases. That's normally the case, but Chief Justice John Roberts has bent over backwards to avoid the appearance of politics during his term, or at least since Barack Obama ripped the court for its Citizens United ruling in a state of the union speech.

World News Thousands March Through London Demanding HARD Brexit — BREXIT BETRAYAL MARCH
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May on Sunday warned that parliament's rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in the European Union and bring the opposition Labour Party to power. Today in London is a very important day as people take to the streets demonstrating the May Government and BREXIT ... London Assembly Member David Kurten, who resigned as UKIP's education spokesman, commented: "Mr Batten's decisions to appoint Tommy Robinson as a Special Advisor, and to participate in a rally with him on ...

World News Monitors Hail Armenian Vote, Call For Further Electoral Reforms
Author: 0 Monitors Hail Armenian Vote, Call For Further Electoral Reforms

Armenia's snap parliamentary election respected fundamental freedoms and were characterized by "broad public trust" and "genuine competition", worldwide observers say, calling for further electoral reforms to preserve public trust. "Open political debate, including in the media, contributed to a vibrant campaign, although cases of inflammatory rhetoric online were of concern", the statement also pointed out.

World News Gladys Berejiklian rules out pill testing after death at dance party
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She was charged with supply prohibited drug and is due to appear at Burwood Local Court on Thursday 10 January 2019. Earlier this year, two people died after overdosing at Sydney music festival Defqon.1, prompting the creation of an expert panel to advise the NSW government on drug-related deaths at festivals.

World News HUAWEI WOES: China summons United States envoy over 'inhumane' detention
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However, Ehrcke questioned whether Meng's husband can provide a surety because he is visiting Canada on a six-month visa and the form to provide the financial guarantee says it must be provided by a resident of B.C. Under the defence proposal, Meng's travels would be restricted to Vancouver and surrounding municipalities. Her arrest has infuriated Beijing, rocking stock markets and raising tensions amid an apparent truce in the US-China trade war.

World News 'Appalling' video shows NYC police pulling screaming toddler from mother's arms
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New York City public officials have criticised the officers' actions and called for answers from the department. "The video obviously is very disturbing", O'Neill said. "The event would have unfolded much differently if those at the scene had simply complied with the officers" lawful orders", he said. "As NYPD officers were attempting to convince the woman to depart the facility, HRA peace officers brought the woman to the floor", NYPD Sgt.

World News Accused Russian spy appears to reach plea deal
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The potential plea change was revealed in a court filing Monday . CNN reported on Monday that Butina had already begun to cooperate with prosecutors, citing one source familiar with the matter.U.S. ABC News was first to report Butina agreed to cooperate. Butina's lawyer, on the other hand, has maintained that messages taken to mean his client was secretly executing the Kremlin's marching order were "taken out of context." According to filings from her attorney, she suffered from ...

World News State Election Results Today In Semi-Final Before 2019
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Weeks before official campaign began, the top leadership of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was seen traveling across Rajasthan to boost and activate its cadre, a key source of BJP's organizational structure and electioneering. Earlier, the meeting was planned for November 22 but had to be deferred. "But, first let them declare their prime ministerial candidate, then they should dream of fighting against us and ousting us", he said.

World News Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that killed 5 kids
Author: 0 Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that killed 5 kids

Five people died in a Youngstown house fire early today. Neighbors were said to have called 911 about the fire, according to WFMJ . The mother was in a vacant lot next to the house in nothing but her underwear, Rivera said. Firefighters found flames throughout the home's first floor when they arrived and were able to pull out three of the children, but they died at a hospital, Wright said.

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