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Panic grips immigrant community as Trump’s deportation force detain hundreds of immigrants

Panic grips immigrant community as Trump’s deportation force detain hundreds of immigrants

US immigration force conducted raids in six states fear and panic have gripped immigrant community as reports circulate that federal agents have become aggressive following President Donald Trump’s strict order. Federal officials made it clear they have not made fundamental changes in enforcement actions, and they deny stopping people randomly at checkpoints or conducting “sweeps” […]

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16 dead in fighting in C. African Republic capital

16 dead in fighting in C. African Republic capital

Dec 05, – Heavy gunfire erupted in the capital of the Central African Republic on Thursday and at least 16 people were killed and dozens of civilians wounded. The United Nations planned to authorize within hours an intervention force into the near anarchic and impoverished nation. Thursday’s fighting was between the mostly Muslim fighters who […]

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NY man charged with trying to support terrorists

NY man charged with trying to support terrorists

Oct 19, – Federal authorities have arrested the U.S.-born man, charging him with conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, attempting to support terrorists and al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, and obstruction of justice. For 25 years Marcos Alonso Zea lived in America, working most recently as a clerk at a home improvement store […]

October 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Rio Tinto pink diamonds fetch record prices

Rio Tinto pink diamonds fetch record prices

Oct 14, – The highlight was the Argyle Phoenix, a 1.56 carat gem and one of three Fancy Red diamonds on offer, which sold for more than $2 million to a Singapore-based jeweller, the highest per-carat price paid for any diamond ever produced from Rio’s Argyle mine in Western Australia. The 2013 Argyle Pink Diamonds […]

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Taliban shooting survivor speaks in ‘I Am Malala’

Taliban shooting survivor speaks in ‘I Am Malala’

Oct 08, –   Today she’s the world-famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist for girls’ education — and a contender to win the Nobel Peace Prize later this week. It’s easy to forget she is still a teenager, and now a long way from home. A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a […]

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US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

Oct 06, – The Pentagon identified the al-Qaida leader as Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known by his alias Anas al-Libi. His capture would represent a significant blow to what remains of the core al-Qaida organization once led by Osama bin Laden. U.S. special forces on Saturday carried out a raid in the Libyan capital to capture […]

October 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Syria says ‘terrorists’ eat human hearts

Syria says ‘terrorists’ eat human hearts

Sep 30, –  Walid al-Moallem, addressing world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, also charged that the U.S., Britain and France had blocked the naming of the real perpetrators of chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Syria’s foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat […]

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India, Pakistan PMs meet in New York

India, Pakistan PMs meet in New York

Sep 29, – Indian premier Manmohan Singh and Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif are meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. It is their first face-to-face since Sharif was re-elected in May. Sharif calls the meeting a chance for a “new beginning” in relations between South Asia’s nuclear rivals. Singh has reciprocated the goodwill but […]

September 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Iran: UN talks signal ‘new era’ on nuclear impasse

Iran: UN talks signal ‘new era’ on nuclear impasse

Sep 24, – Iran’s foreign ministry says a planned meeting this week at the United Nations to discuss restarting nuclear talks signals the beginning of a “new era” in relations with the West. The comments Tuesday come as Iran’s new president, Hasan Rouhani, is leadings the country’s delegation at the annual U.N. General Assembly in […]

September 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Court OKs Non-Prescription Sale of Certain ‘Morning-After’ Pills

Court OKs Non-Prescription Sale of Certain ‘Morning-After’ Pills

June 6, AP – In the latest chapter of the legal wrangle over the non-prescription sale of “morning-after” pills, a New York appeals court on Wednesday ruled that some forms of the emergency contraception could be sold over-the-counter while the issue winds its way through the courts. According to The Associated Press, the 2nd U.S. […]

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