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Pakistani minor girl's murderer handed 4 counts of death sentence

Her death brought rampaging mobs onto the streets in search of her killer. Imran Ali, 23, has been sentenced four times to capital punishment for kidnapping, rape, murder and terrorism, and to life imprisonment for unnatural Act with a minor, repor...

'Black Panther' draws on centuries of dreams of black self-determination

WDET's Marketing Director, Candice Fortman , who saw the movie on opening night, joins Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson to talk about Black Panther and the cultural moment it represents. Tattoo artist Elisheba Mrozik says fans are excited ...

Playing With Fire: Russian FM Warns US Against Interfering in Kurdish Issue

What is clear is that a force made up largely of Russian "mercenaries" and Hezbollah militiamen attacked a military base last week in Deir ez-Zor, where USA forces are stationed, and got clobbered as a result. "We only handle the data that concerns...

Dead In Mexico Helicopter Crash After Massive Earthquake

The depth of the quake was about 24 kilometers. A military helicopter surveying damage from an natural disaster in Mexico crashed while landing Friday night, killing 13 people on the aircraft or on the ground, Mexican officials said . There were...

Israel Shells Gaza with Tank Fire after 'Device Explodes' Injuring 4 Soldiers

Palestinian Health Ministry said 23 protesters from blockaded Gaza Strip were also injured by Israeli gunfire. Local paramedics said no injuries were reported . Hamas's armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, in a statement said they had fire...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desaleg resigns

However, Jawar Mohammed, an Oromo rights activist and head of the Oromia Media Network, said the state of emergency declaration was "unnecessary, unhelpful and unwise". Protesters had blocked roads leading out of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital, with...

Entire family removed from Carnival Legend cruise ship over violent brawl

It's thought days of fighting on board the Carnival Cruise Line ship between 26 family members had preceded the scrap and some of the details are truly disturbing. One passenger, identified only as Zac, told 3AW on Friday morning that security ha...

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his first state of nation address

South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa gestures as he delivers a speech after being elected by the Members of Parliament, during his swearing in ceremony at the Parliament in Cape Town, on 15 February 2018 . The COSATU trade union federatio...

Tillerson Says US-Turkey Relations are Boiling Over, Promises Cooperation

Turkey launched an air and ground assault last month in Syria's north-west Afrin region to sweep the YPG away from its southern border. Tillerson the day earlier held over three hours of talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with presidential ...

New details released in South Florida shooting

On Wednesday, shooting erupted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, located in the southern part of Florida . "We must make sure that they hear us", she said. "His adopted mother - the only mother he ever knew - died November fir...

South Africa: Speaker Receives Letter of Resignation from President Zuma

Essentially, what this means, said Mthembu earlier on Wednesday, is that the ANC was not against the "substance of the motion", but would provide different reasons to Parliament on why Zuma should be removed from office through a no confidence motion...

Pakistan Army to send contingent to KSA for training, advisory mission

It is not clear whether the troops deployed to Saudi Arabia will be involved with the coalition. There was no official word on the number of additional troops being sent to kingdom but the Dawn newspaper quoted "multiple sources" hinting that it ...

Are Analysts Bearish Capita plc (LON:CPI) After Last Week?

Credit Suisse maintained it with "Neutral" rating and GBX 2200 target in Tuesday, February 13 report. ITV had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of G...

Steve Bannon refuses to answer questions from House Intelligence Committee, members say

The committee, in a rare show of bipartisanship, subpoenaed Bannon on-the-spot during a voluntary interview last month after he refused to answer numerous panel's questions. He said Bannon was given an opportunity to provide a reason why he should ...

Pence on Porter scandal: 'The White House could've handled this better'

On Saturday, Trump then used a Tweet to cast doubt on the seriousness of assault accusations , describing them as "mere allegations". He did a very good job while he was in the White House. "As someone who has previously obtained one of the high...

Climber dies after fall from Mount Hood

The two injuries were separate incidents, the Clackamas County Sheriff's office posted on Twitter. That injury was not life-threatening. "A party of three was coming down. Approximately 40 rescue volunteers were at the scene. Another helicopter w...

Photo of four Grand Canyon crash victims released

The survivors were identified as pilot Scott Booth, 42, and passengers Ellie Milward, 29, Jonathon Udall, 32 and Jennifer Barham, 39. Las Vegas photographer Teddy Fujimoto saw the crash first hand as he photographed a wedding. They were incredibl...

Russia Threatens YouTube, Instagram Over Videos Of Kremlin Official And Oligarch

According to Navalny , the video shot by Rybka shows her, Deripaska, and Prikhodko talking about how the deputy prime minister met Victoria Nuland, at the time the U.S. Rybka's posts relating to the allegations were no longer accessible on Insta...

Rising US supply knocks oil prices for a third day

Oil also gained as the USA dollar weakened, falling to a 15-month low against the yen. "The demand fundamentals in today's report were really strong", said Richard Hastings, macro strategist at Seaport Global Securities in Charlotte, North Carolina...

United Kingdom risks Beijing anger by sailing warship into South China Sea

According to Roque, Beijing had proposed in 2015 to assign Chinese names to five undersea features at Benham Rise before the International Hydrographic Organisation during a conference in Brazil. The mission saw £9 billion worth of trade deals done -...

N.Korean delegation's S.Korea visit meaningful: Pyongyang media

The South Korean president met with a delegation of North Koreans who were in the country for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Mr Pence, who avoided direct contact with North Korea's ceremonial leader at a reception dinner hosted by Mr Moon las...

Iraq seeks Dollars 88.2 bln for reconstruction: minister

Although US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will attend the donor conference on Tuesday, he will instead call for multinational companies and banks to boost their activities in the war-torn country. "Rebuilding Iraq is restoring hope to Iraq, and ...

Mourners bid farewell to Pakistan's human rights icon Asma Jahangir

Asma Jahangir passed away on Sunday from a cardiac arrest at a local hospital in Lahore. She served as Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions from 1998 to 2004. She successfully took up the Saima Waheed case, which gua...

U.S. expenditures in Middle East have been 'a mistake'

The UN has expressed concern at a U.S. decision to withhold more than half of a tranche of funding last month for an agency that supports Palestinian refugees. "So we are just going to have to see what happens", Trump said, refusing to share any de...

China urges USA to exercise restraint on steel trade actions

The Trump administration initiated talks to renegotiate the United States-Korea (Korus) trade agreement in July past year, arguing it was lopsided because American's bilateral trade deficit had ballooned under it. Senator Patrick J. Toomey, Republica...

Falling trees and downed power poles hinder Tonga's Gita relief effort

The 100-year-old parliament building in the Pacific nation of Tonga was destroyed by cyclone Gita , the worst storm to hit the country in more than 60 years, on Tuesday. All public schools are closed this week as downed trees, storm debris and uti...

Denmark's Prince Henrik dies in his sleep, just hours after coming home

The French-born prince had been hospitalized following an illness that began during a private trip to Egypt. The royal was treated at the Rigshospitalet initially and later transferred from the lung surgery department to the infectious department for...

Russian mercenaries killed by USA troops in Syria gun battle

Russian and Syrian officials ha d estimated that dozens of Russians had been killed, The New York Times reported . The strike on the T-72 tank occurred on Saturday near Al Tabiyeh, in Deir Ezzor province, the Pentagon said in a statement.

BOILING POINT: Syria Threatens ISRAEL with 'Surprise' Attacks

It is true that Iran is more influent than ever in the region thanks to the Assad regime; and that's why Israel has targeted Assad's forces and the Iranians at the same time. Brigadier General Hossein Salami of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards ...

Omarosa warns America of Mike Pence, says he's worse than Trump

Marissa thought she and Shannon could get to the end and now she can't believe she is in agreement to backdoor her. And she says to me, 'Hey, Piers, we should have a showmance.' I said , 'What's showmance?' While taking the topic off Trump , O...

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Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

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Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...