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World Media Christian woman's release in Pakistan sparks protests, threats
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The acquittal immediately raised fears of religious violence and presented a challenge to the government of new Prime Minister Imran Khan , who warned Islamist protesters on Wednesday night not to "test the patience of the state". The case came into the spotlight a few months after Bibi's conviction, when the then governor of central Punjab province Salman Taseer was killed by one of his police guards for defending her and calling for changes in the law to stop its misuse.

World Media U.S. allows 8 countries to keep buying Iran oil for now
Author: 0 U.S. allows 8 countries to keep buying Iran oil for now

Sources in New Delhi said that India is close to a deal with the United States that will allow it to continue buying crude oil from Iran without attracting any sanction after it agreed to cut imports and escrow payments. "I think it's important that we not relax in the effort" to keep putting pressure on Tehran, he said. "This is something that we're going to ask others to help us with and we're going to maintain this pressure on this regime".

World Media Mystery of sisters found taped together deepens
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Anyone with information about the Farea sisters is urged to call the New York City Police Department's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. "We have a bad tragedy for sure". The sources say the mother told police that the sisters disappeared after the entire family, which also includes two brothers, was ordered back to Saudi Arabia.

World Media World's Tallest Statue Unveiled
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The statue is more than twice the size of New York's Statue of Liberty and also dwarfs the 128m-high Spring Temple Buddha in China, the world's next-biggest statue. "The " Statue of Unity " [of Patel] is a symbol of both the unity of hearts and the geographical integrity of our motherland". It is almost twice as tall as New York's Statue of Liberty.

World Media UK Will Force Global Tech Companies To Pay A Digital Tax
Author: 0 UK Will Force Global Tech Companies To Pay A Digital Tax

The Chancellor's decision to move the Budget to mid-afternoon on Monday left analysts less time to crunch the numbers and examine the fine detail. Almost half of the reforms will only affect the most well-off 10 per cent as tax changes become "even more regressive".

World Media Israel defends Trump amid synagogue shooting criticism
Author: 0 Israel defends Trump amid synagogue shooting criticism

On Sunday, Pittsburgh leaders of the group had published an open letter urging Trump not to visit "until you fully denounce white nationalism", "stop targeting and endangering all minorities", "cease your assault on immigrants and refugees", and "commit yourself to compassionate, democratic policies that recognize the dignity of all of us".

World Media Woman charged after 3 siblings struck and killed while boarding school bus
Author: 0 Woman charged after 3 siblings struck and killed while boarding school bus

An 11-year-old boy, Maverik Lowe, suffered "critical injuries" and was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital, police said. Three children died at the scene. "You're supposed to get on the bus stop and be safe", Ingle said. The students attended a school in the Tippecanoe Valley School District. It urged "the community to come together to pray for the families".

World Media Paul Ryan Rejects Trump's Claim He Can End Birthright Citizenship
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Rejects Trump's Claim He Can End Birthright Citizenship

The right was written into the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in 1868 after the Supreme Court had ruled that people of African descent, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens. Number one. Number two, you can definitely do it with an act of Congress. Trump campaigned on lowering immigration , and wants to target what he called "anchor babies", or children born to unauthorized immigrants who help the parents establish citizenship.

World Media Pakistan court overturns christian woman's death sentence in Blasphemy case
Author: 0 Pakistan court overturns christian woman's death sentence in Blasphemy case

Bibi was set to be released immediately according to the court, although there was no word if any security arrangements were being made for her protection. "Asia Bibi has finally been served justice", lawyer Saiful Mulook told Reuters. Rights groups say the blasphemy law is exploited by religious extremists as well as ordinary Pakistanis to settle personal scores.

World Media Brazil elects far-right president, worrying rights groups
Author: 0 Brazil elects far-right president, worrying rights groups

Haddad has promised a continuation of many progressive policies of his Workers' Party , which governed from 2003 to 2016. The controversial right-wing presidential candidate nicknamed "Trump of the Tropics", Jair Bolsonaro , easily won Brazil's presidential election on Sunday, beating his Workers Party opponent Fernando Haddad by over ten points.

World Media Another Suspicious Package Addressed to CNN Found in Atlanta
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The FBI has confirmed that the package recovered at the Atlanta facility was addressed to CNN. Today's delivery comes as a man accused of mailing bombs to the network and some of US President Donald Trump's leading critics was due to make his first appearance before a federal judge in Miami on Monday.

World Media 1 student shot at North Carolina high school, police say
Author: 0 1 student shot at North Carolina high school, police say

Another student was taken into custody. The lockdown at Butler High School has been lifted by law enforcement. Identities of either student have not yet been released. Wilcox said it was not clear how the suspect was able to get a gun into school and noted that not all bags brought onto campus are "actively" searched by staff.

World Media Merkel to give up Germany CDU chair after 18 years - party source
Author: 0 Merkel to give up Germany CDU chair after 18 years - party source

Nahles said on Sunday she would propose a roadmap to allow the SPD to measure the progress of the ruling coalition, which has been plagued by infighting, at a mid-term review next year. "Bulls & Bears" panel on how German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making a move to open up Germany's market to USA gas companies. The anti-establishment parties, such as Italy's League, whose leader, Matteo Salvini, has emerged the most powerful populist in Europe, will probably cheer the destabilization of Ms.

World Media Pittsburgh synagogue-shooting suspect leaves hospital, set to appear in court
Author: 0 Pittsburgh synagogue-shooting suspect leaves hospital, set to appear in court

Many probably did, or at least knew someone who did. "It's just a reminder that we have so much work to do as a country to overcome the hate that exist today", said Nauman Wadalwala, Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Some have laid blame for the shooting at the feet of President Trump and his constant stoking of racial division. He called the attack a "wicked act of mass murder".

World Media South Florida synagogues call for peace after deadly Pittsburgh shooting
Author: 0 South Florida synagogues call for peace after deadly Pittsburgh shooting

Robert Gregory Bowers killed eight men and three women inside the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday during worship services before a tactical police team tracked him down and shot him, authorities said in state and federal affidavits. "We will work to eradicate hate from our community, ..." Bowers was taken to a hospital where he was listed in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds.

World Media Voting begins in Kandahar elections
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Saturday at 1,113 polling stations throughout Kandahar, but early reports said scores of polling stations were late opening because staff did not show up or election materials were not readily available. The delay came in the wake of the assassination of Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq. "The explosion happened 20 metres from the vehicles of the IEC employees", Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid told AFP .

World Media Florida man arrested in case of bombs mailed to politicians
Author: 0 Florida man arrested in case of bombs mailed to politicians

At a news conference in Washington, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that Sayoc had been charged with five federal crimes, including the interstate transportation of an explosive, the illegal mailing of explosives and making a threat against a former president and others .

Author: 0 Germany's Merkel prepares to give up party job

Citing unidentified party sources, dpa reported that Merkel told an ongoing CDU leadership meeting Monday that she's prepared to step down as party leader but intends to remain chancellor. Being able to keep Bouffier, a deputy CDU leader, as governor will stabilize Merkel in the short term, he said. After 13 years with Merkel at the helm, majority in coalition with the SPD, many Germans are exhausted of government by carefully-crafted compromise, calling instead for clear direction on ...

World Media Harry And Meghan Meet Adoring Crowds In New Zealand
Author: 0 Harry And Meghan Meet Adoring Crowds In New Zealand

While at the cafe, Prince Harry - who is the Commonwealth youth ambassador - and Meghan spent about 30 minutes hearing about mental health projects operating in the country and the positive contribution they are having on young people in New Zealand.

World Media Helicopter belonging to Leicester City owner crashes near stadium
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Football jerseys, flags and flowers have been laid by tearful fans at Leicester City's stadium where investigators were examining the remains of a helicopter belonging to the English Premier League club's owner which crashed. "He made the club from second division up to first division winning and made the club a big Premier League club today, fantastic". Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, born Vichai Raksriaksorn, is a Thai billionaire businessman, founder, owner and chairman of King Power ...

World Media Saudi Crown Prince Condemns Journalist's Murder
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He made no mention of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. "He's running things and so if anybody were going to be, it would be him". Earlier on Wednesday President, Donald Trump said that if anyone in the kingdom's power structure had known about the plot, "it would be" the crown prince.

World Media In migrant caravan, safety in numbers and no smuggling fees
Author: 0 In migrant caravan, safety in numbers and no smuggling fees

Not long after the caravan resumed its advance Saturday, government officials lent them a hand. They will not be allowed in. Scarlet and David say the left a home where they were harassed by gangs and were without job opportunities. Nielsen, who was in Yuma, Arizona, to tour a section of new border wall, said some 30 percent of women and girls and 17 percent of men experience sexual assault when they make that trip.

World Media Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum set up by Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum set up by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Corey either arranged or attended seven trips for Gillum in 2016, including a February trip to Tampa to meet with affordable housing developer Peter Leach, one of Corey's clients, and a two-night trip in Atlanta in July. 10, Corey sent Gillum a text saying, "Hey brother, just checking in with you". "He wants you to believe that he's not under investigation", said DeSantis.

World Media Queen's last corgi dies, leaving only dorgis
Author: 0 Queen's last corgi dies, leaving only dorgis

The only thing that did change for the dog when it moved in with The Queen was the spelling of her name. But although the era of her famous crew of corgis has come to a close, she still finds companionship in her dorgis (a cross between a corgi and a dachshund), Candy and Vulcan.

World Media Suspect charged over U.S mail bomb threats
Author: 0 Suspect charged over U.S mail bomb threats

Multiple photos on his Facebook page shows Sayoc wearing a red Make American Great Again baseball cap. Ritchie reported the tweet immediately and blocked Sayoc. "Though we're still analyzing the devices in our laboratory, these are not hoax devices", he said. But two federal officials involved in the investigation cautioned that it was too early to say whether the devices were incapable of firing or were deliberately created to frighten rather than explode.

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