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World News Philippines Journalist Maria Ressa Freed on Bail
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Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was freed on bail on Thursday (Feb 14) following an arrest that sparked worldwide censure and allegations she is being targeted over her news site's criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte . Ressa, 55, spent a night in detention after authorities arrested the veteran reporter at her Manila office Wednesday in a sharp upping of government pressure on her and her website Rappler .

World News U.S. congresswoman Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC's influence
Author: 0 U.S. congresswoman Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC's influence

Democratic commentator Keith Boykin said that it was outright hypocrisy to hear Trump call for Omar to apologize and resign since he refuses to do the same for his own racist statements. "This is why I unequivocally apologize". Speaking at a Cabinet meeting Tuesday, Trump called Omar's apology "lame" and said "she didn't mean a word of it".

World News Twelve children injured in blast at school in occupied Kashmir
Author: 0 Twelve children injured in blast at school in occupied Kashmir

While the entire convoy route from Srinagar to Udhampur (Jammu) is secured by troops deployed all along the stretch, particularly places where terror attacks can take place, the movement of civilian traffic, intelligence officials added, proved to be a major security loophole in this case.

World News Former astronaut Mark Kelly announces run for Senate
Author: 0 Former astronaut Mark Kelly announces run for Senate

Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) in 2018. The seat will be up for a special election in 2020. Many Republicans were disappointed by McSally's November defeat. Partisanship and polarization and gerrymandering and corporate money have ruined our politics and it's divided us. "They are an embarrassment to this country, that they don't have any compassion or care for people who have been taken brutally from their families", she said .

World News Shamima Begum: Isis Teen Bride's Plea To Return To Britain
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She was one of three schoolgirls from the Bethnal Green neighborhood who went to Syria to join IS in 2015 at a time when the group's online recruitment program lured a number of teenage girls to its self-proclaimed caliphate. Of those, they believe around 20 percent died and about half of the survivors have returned to Britain. More than 100 women are thought to have travelled to Syria.

World News Scott Morrison reopens Christmas Island detention centre
Author: 0 Scott Morrison reopens Christmas Island detention centre

It is the first time in decades that an Australian government has lost a vote on a substantive piece of legislation, sparking applause and cheers from observers in the parliamentary viewing gallery in Canberra. The opposition Labour party responded furiously to what it called Morrison's "scare tactics" and said he was manufacturing a fear of migrants to win votes.

World News United States said to widen 'secret program' to sabotage Iran's missiles
Author: 0 United States said to widen 'secret program' to sabotage Iran's missiles

In the tweets Trump said: '40 years of corruption. However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has presented evidence which he says details Iranian efforts and research programs specifically aimed at producing atomic weapons. Still, French President Emmanuel Macron supports dialogue with Tehran in the face of United States hostility after the United States unilaterally withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal.

World News Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan on February 16
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan on February 16

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are likely to sign over $10 billion investment agreements, including a multibillion dollar oil refinery in Gwadar , during his visit. So, the Saudi cabinet has authorized the above-discussed ministers to sign a MoU between KSA and Pakistan. "This investment is bilateral and has nothing to with CPEC", the minister said.

World News Video of woman in Canada throwing chairs from 45th floor sparks outrage
Author: 0 Video of woman in Canada throwing chairs from 45th floor sparks outrage

Wednesday. On Monday, police asked the public for help identifying the woman, saying they were investigating the incident as a case of mischief endangering life. David Hopkinson, a spokesman for the Toronto police, told CBC . While the video ends before the chair hits the ground, police said the chair was found damaged "almost beyond recognition" at the entrance of a nearby building.

World News Cliff Sims Explains Why He's Suing Trump
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Sims' lawsuit , however, claims Trump's campaign is trying to silence Sims by trying to apply an NDA to "information Mr. Sims learned exclusively during his federal service", according to The New York Times . "It's our understanding from sources that the president was consulted and instructed the campaign should proceed with the arbitration", Zaid said .

World News Netanyahu confirms Israel behind artillery attack in Syria
Author: 0 Netanyahu confirms Israel behind artillery attack in Syria

For his part, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah said, "People in the Middle East have suffered a lot because they have stuck to the past". Before broadening the agenda, the USA initially told allies the meeting would focus on Iran, a bête noire for national security adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, both of whom have advocated for regime change in Tehran in the past.

World News At least 41 killed in Iran bombing on Revolutionary Guard personnel bus
Author: 0 At least 41 killed in Iran bombing on Revolutionary Guard personnel bus

The attack happened on the road between Khash and Zahedan, in the volatile province of Sistan-Balochestan, at the border between Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. In 2018, the Guards launched missiles at an Iranian Kurdish armed opposition group in northern Iraq . Jaish al-Adl claimed Wednesday's bombing in a statement online.

World News Texas deputies find 4 malnourished kids, 2 living in dog kennels
Author: 0 Texas deputies find 4 malnourished kids, 2 living in dog kennels

Andrew Joseph Fabila and Paige Isabow Harkings, both 24, were charged with four counts of criminal child endangerment, Wise County jail records showed. Tuesday. "This is at the top of the list of worst cases, as far as children", Johnson said, calling the use of the dog crate and lack of care "unacceptable".

World News Controversial app allows Saudi men to track women
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In his letter to Google and Apple, Wyden wrote: "It is hardly news that the Saudi monarchy seeks to restrict and repress Saudi women, but American companies should not enable or facilitate the Saudi government's patriarchy". Coogle of Human Rights Watch said, "The Saudi government uses this app to discriminate against women, and therefore those who are providing the app should ensure that their app complies with their terms of service and perhaps even look into advocating with Saudi Arabia ...

World News Former US air force officer charged with spying for Iran
Author: 0 Former US air force officer charged with spying for Iran

Witt served in the US Air Force from 1997 to 2008, becoming a special agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, its counterintelligence unit. The four Iranians were acting on behalf of the government-linked Iranian Revolutionary Guard, prosecutors said. During her USA government career, authorities said Witt was granted high-level security clearances and was posted overseas on several occasions for counterintelligence missions.

World News USA trade representative Lighthizer arrives in China ahead of high-level talks
Author: 0 USA trade representative Lighthizer arrives in China ahead of high-level talks

Washington has hit back in the past, claiming it is countering Beijing's militarisation of the South China Sea by building army installations on artificial reefs and islands. China has criticized both encounters. During an interview Monday, White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway said the president wants to meet with President Xi very soon.

World News Secretary Pompeo kicks-off five nation trip in Central Europe
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautioned allies on Monday against deploying equipment from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on their soil, saying it would make it more hard for Washington to "partner alongside them". "We have to understand that the European peoples have come to a historical crossroads", Orban said. Later in the day, the Chinese Foreign Ministry also refuted Washington's "China threat" statement, saying this behavior is "neither fair nor moral".

World News New York Detective Killed By Friendly Fire, Commissioner Says
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New York City police say a detective was killed by friendly fire while responding to a report of an armed robbery. The suspect, a career criminal, was taken into custody and reported to be in critical condition, according to the Post . New York Sen. Chuck Schumer tweeted his condolences not long after the shooting. They also visited the injured sergeant who is in stable condition.

World News Ex-boyfriend charged in death of woman in suitcase
Author: 0 Ex-boyfriend charged in death of woman in suitcase

In a statement released on Tuesday, Greenwich police said Da Silva was taken into custody for allegedly using a debit card belonging to Reyes. William F. "I just feel so blessed, overwhelmed". He said, "Every suitcase body I ever had they were known to each other, with the exception of the Mafia", calling it an "interpersonal type" of killing.

World News Global decline of insects may cause ‘plague of pests’
Author: 0 Global decline of insects may cause ‘plague of pests’

The paper reviewed 73 existing studies published around the world in the past 13 years and concluded that one-third of insect species are "endangered", while 40 percent could be extinct within decades. Sánchez-Bayo told the Guardian: "It is very rapid". Last year, one study found that flying insect populations in German nature reserves declined by more than 75% over the duration of a 27-year study, meaning that the die-off is happening even beyond areas affected by human activity.

World News British Defence Minister warns Russian Federation about high price for provocations
Author: 0 British Defence Minister warns Russian Federation about high price for provocations

Williamson also said Britain would spend 65 million pounds in "offensive cyber", and bring two new naval vessels into service for operations from crisis support to conflict. He will claim that the cost of non-interventions has often been "unacceptably high" and argue that Western powers can not ignore those in need as "to talk but fail to act risks our nation being seen as little more than a paper tiger".

World News Nigeria stampede: Several dead at Buhari rally
Author: 0 Nigeria stampede: Several dead at Buhari rally

Recall that the APC Ogun rally was disrupted by thugs yesterday, with Nigerians pelting the President and other members of the APC with shoes, slippers and bottled water. Mr Buhari, while concluding his remarks in Hausa at a campaign rally in Gusau, Zamfara State on Sunday, said he was happy that the nation had two rainy seasons that enabled farmers to make good yield.

World News Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years
Author: 0 Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years

The cat is so rare it has taken on an nearly mythical status, which is reflected by the fact the creature hadn't been photographed in Africa in nearly 100 years. That just makes the fact that Kenya, which seems to be the only place black panthers are found in Africa, is also near the location of the fictional country of Wakanda, home of the Marvel universe's Black Panther superhero, all the more striking.

World News Mitch McConnell to Force Green New Deal Vote to 'Rattle' Democrats
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell to Force Green New Deal Vote to 'Rattle' Democrats

The Green New Deal , as written in Ocasio-Cortez's proposal, offers a broad plan to fight climate change with room for more specific policies to make the United States carbon neutral in 10 years. "I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal", he tweeted . There's been word the resolution might not even get a vote in the Democratic-controlled House.

World News North and South Korea Want to Host the 2032 Olympics Together
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Kim could also meet with Vietnam's President Nguyễn Phú Trọng before sitting down with Trump. Gen. Abrams stressed that even if the United States eliminates the nuclear menace, US troops will need to remain in the region to combat other conventional threats to American interests posed by North Korea.

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