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Racist Executed For Worst Hate Crime In History

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King was one of three white men convicted of carrying out the 1998 murder of James Byrd Jr., one of the most gruesome racist killings in recent U.S. history. King had claimed that Mr Byrd's death was not a hate fuelled murder but a drug deal gone wrong. "Mr. King repeatedly expressed to defense counsel that he wanted to present his innocence claim at trial". Read More »

Vladimir Putin, North Korea's Kim Jong Un Meet In Russia For Summit

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He added that he hopes the summit will strengthen ties between the two countries. The two men embarked on a day of talks on an island off the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok two months after Kim's summit with U.S. Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un officially kicked off a historic summit in Vladivostok , Russia , on Thursday. The Vladivostok meeting follows repeated invitations from President Putin since Kim Jong-un embarked on a series of diplomatic overtures a year ago. Read More »

New cyclone threatens Tanzania, Mozambique

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After it makes landfall, the storm is expected to weaken into a tropical depression on Friday, with wind speeds dropping below 75 kilometers an hour. Comoran media are reporting that authorities have closed airports and schools for at least 24 hours as a precautionary measure ahead of the impending tropical storm that has been dubbed Cyclone Kenneth. Read More »

USA measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000

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The CDC echoed city health officials in saying this outbreak was fueled by misinformation being spread about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine . More severe complications like pneumonia, brain swelling and death can also occur. The CDC recommends for all Americans above age 1 to get vaccinated. Read More »

Shots Fired! NYT Reports Mayor Pete Called Bernie Sanders a ‘Novelty’

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When they get out of jail, I believe they certainly should have the right to vote. "Yes, even for awful people, because once you start chipping away, and you say "Well that guy committed a bad crime, not going to let him vote" or 'That person did that, not going to let that person vote, ' you're running down a slippery slope". Read More »

Federal Court: Chalking Tires Is Trespassing, Not Police Work

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Chalking has been used for decades in areas without parking meters to determine the amount of time a vehicle has been in a particular stall. The court overturned an opinion by U.S. Donald said that staying over the allocated time-frame doesn't cause 'injury or ongoing harm to the community, ' she wrote . Donald explained that traditional searches of vehicles had been altered by the Supreme Court's 2012 decision restricting the powers of police to use Global Positioning System devices to ... Read More »

Scottish leader calls for second independence vote by 2021

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A Scottish Parliament spokesman said that, if the First Minister had requested the opportunity to address MSPs, any rescheduling to Wednesday's business would be confirmed by lunchtime on Tuesday. Sturgeon said the Scottish government would introduce legislation setting the framework for a new referendum. The First Minister will use the address to set out her "thoughts on independence and how that relates to where the country now finds itself", her spokesman confirmed. Read More »

Woman killed after falling into meat grinder at food processing plant

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He put the power down and called 911", Kiessling added. Witnesses claim that authorities spent 45 minutes disassembling the commercial machine in an attempt to recover the 35-year-old woman's remains . There are not thought to be any witnesses, but she was discovered by a colleague, who had heard an "unusual noise". Economy Locker Storage has been in business in 1905, and specializes in "wholesale meat processing and distribution needs", according to the company's website . Read More »

Trump says sending 'armed soldiers' to U.S.-Mexico border

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The Mexican soldiers who approached the US forces reportedly drew their weapons and ordered the American troops out of the vehicle. "While the soldiers were parked south of the border fence near Clint, Texas, they were north of the Rio Grande riverbed, which placed them 'appropriately in US territory, ' according to Maj". Read More »

Federal appeals court rejects Manning's request for release

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Manning served seven years in a military prison for leaking a trove of documents to Wikileaks. Manning's ongoing, and seemingly open-ended detention seems to be centered on the recent detention of Assange in Britain, and USA hopes to ultimately acquire him through extradition. Read More »

Body of missing IL boy believed found in shallow grave

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The body of a 5-year-old boy who went missing from Crystal Lake, Illinois, was found in Woodstock, Illinois, officials told Fox32 . Sources also told ABC 7 that AJ's mother was spotted entering the Crystal Lake Police Department around 6 a.m. Read More »

New IRA claims responsibility for North Ireland Journalist Lyra McKee's death

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In a statement to the Irish Times on Monday, the new IRA said , "In the course of attacking the enemy, Lyra McKee was tragically killed while standing beside enemy forces". She was the first journalist killed on the job in the United Kingdom for nearly 20 years, and her death caused wide shock in Northern Ireland still shaken by tremors from decades of violence known as the "Troubles". Read More »

United Kingdom to Allow Huawei Into Its 5G Networks

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A security source said Britain will allow Huawei restricted access to non-core parts of the 5G network , but block it from all core parts of the system. The board said it could " only provide limited assurance " that all risks to national security from Huawei's involvement in the UK's critical networks could be sufficiently mitigated long-term. Read More »

Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines not a 'dump site' for Canadian waste

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Dozens of shipping containers filled with Canadian household and electronic garbage has reportedly been rotting in the port for up to six years. It was between 2013 to 2014 when the Bureau of Customs intercepted a total of 103 containers of mixed garbage from Canada declared as "recyclable scrap plastics". Read More »

Oil surges amid Opec caution to offset Iran sanctions

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The other seven buyers of Iranian oil affected by the USA move are China , India, Turkey , South Korea , Greece, Italy and Taiwan. In May past year, the United States had brought back sanctions on Iran after withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal which was struck in 2015. Read More »

Mother wakes after spending nearly 30 years in vegetative state

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Along with his uncle, Mr. Webair only suffered only minor wounds, but Ms. Abdulla, who was 32 at the time, suffered a brain injury which remained untreated for hours before she was eventually taken to hospital. Over time, his mother has become more responsive. Now, she is able to call the names of her loved ones, recite prayers and hold conversations with people. Read More »

'Seismic Shock': Veteran Tory Ann Widdecombe Defects to Farage's Brexit Party

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The Prime Minister's spokesperson told reporters: "The PM said the discussions with Labour had been serious, but had also been hard in some areas, such as in relation to the timetable for the negotiations". The latest Brexit delay means the United Kingdom may have to take part on 23 May and she said voters should consider the long term when choosing an MEP. Read More »

Korean leader oversees weapon test for 1st time since November

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It gave no further details. Conversely, Duyeon Kim of the Center for a New American Security thought the new missile test was primarily intended as "a domestic message to assure the North Korean people and military elite that summitry won't affect their national defense and strength". Read More »

Supreme Court conservatives signal possible support for census citizenship question

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But the court's conservative majority, according to reports , seems ready to let Trump ask a citizenship question anyway. Their liberal counterparts expressed hostility toward allowing the question. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was created to prevent the suppression of minority votes. "You can't read this record without sensing that ... this need is a contrived one", she added. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Beheads 37 People, Publicly Displays One, For Terrorism Crimes

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The Interior Ministry said the executions took place throughout the kingdom, including the capital of Riyadh and Qassim. King Salman, seen in this photo from March, ratified Tuesday's mass execution by royal decree. Saudi Arabia have executed over 100 people since the beginning of the year and is on its course to surpass the last year's number if it continues at the same pace. Read More »

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian charged with killing

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In Jerusalem district, Israeli police rounded up two Palestinian teens, both aged 15, from Shufat refugee camp in Jerusalem. Kobar Mayor Izzat Badwan told Xinhua that this was the fourth house demolished by Israel during the last two years, saying "such demolitions are considered crimes under the worldwide law, but it won't stop the Palestinian people's determination and commitment to their rightful cause". Read More »

Sri Lanka Easter Sunday blasts

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Sri Lanka's foreign ministry said the nationalities of 11 foreigners killed in the Easter Sunday blasts have been verified. Among the 45 bodies at the Colombo National Hospital there are nine foreigners, they said, adding that American and British citizens were among the dead. Read More »

MPs: Salami's appointment sends 'clear message' to U.S.

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He served as deputy commander of the Guards for years and is known for his hardline comments against Israel and the United States. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed hard-liner Brig-Gen Hossein Salami to become the new head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), it was announced Sunday on Khamenei's official website. Read More »

Four killed in failed attack on Saudi state security building

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Online videos showed a auto at a checkpoint with its doors open and two bloody corpses splayed on the ground nearby. Inside the vehicle another corpse can be seen. Arabiya said the attackers had been carrying machine guns, bombs and Molotov cocktails. The kingdom has seen numerous attacks in recent years by jihadis, including al-Qaida and IS, against security forces. Read More »

Pakistan condemns terrorist attacks at Sri Lanka churches, hotels

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Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera told local media that the explosions occurred at 8:45 a.m. local time. "We wish speedy recovery to those injured in the attacks", it said. Gabriel, who declined to give his family name, said his brother was injured in the explosion, adding: "We don't want the country to go back to that dark past where we had to live in fear of suicide blasts all the time". Read More »

Supreme Court To Hear Huge Cases On Religious Liberty And LGBT

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Title VII does not specifically mention sexual orientation or transgender status, but federal appeals courts in Chicago and NY have ruled recently that gay and lesbian employees are entitled to protection from discrimination. Recent appellate court rulings in favor of LGBTQ protections have set up a ruling by the high court. SCOTUS indicated today that it will finally settle the circuit-splitting issue of whether gay and transgender status falls under the protection of Title VII. Read More »

24-year-old wins $768 million jackpot in US

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The Speedway that sold the ticket will receive $100,000. The winning ticket was sold at a Speedway gas station in the Milwaukee suburb of New Berlin, a city of about 40,000 people roughly 14 miles (23 kilometers) southwest of Milwaukee, on March 27. Read More »

IRONY ALERT: Hillary Clinton Says Trump 'Certainly' Should Have Been 'Indicted'

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Members of Pelosi's leadership team reaffirmed her cautious approach, according to four officials on the call who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. Tables are finally turning on the Witch Hunt!' Today, she's weighing in on the Mueller report and arguing President Trump should be facing criminal charges. Read More »

Trump complained to Twitter CEO about lost followers

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The earnings report also included details of an experimental app that the company has been developing to make the social media site more "conversational". "But I think the investigations and all of the speculation that's happened for the last two years has had a much harsher impact on our democracy than a couple Facebook ads". Read More »