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Global Positioning System data obtained by officers showed that after the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Roof drove directly to the Branch AME Church in Summerville, South Carolina. They noted that Roof used interstate highways, telephones and the internet to prepare for and carry out his attack, and interstate commerce enabled him to obtain a foreign-made gun, ammunition, magazines and a tactical pouch that he used in the massacre of nine black worshippers at the ...
  • Jawans, 3 Militants & 1 Civilian Killed in Ongoing J&K Encounter

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    A delegation of Jama'at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir on Monday visited Kulgam and Islamabad and paid "homage" to those who were killed in Frisal gunfight. The police had to resort to force to disperse the crowd. The search operations was still in progress as security forces suspect that some militants might have managed to escape to nearby areas, the official said.
  • Turkish shelling kills 60 civilians in Syria's al-Bab

    Turkish shelling kills 60 civilians in Syria's al-Bab

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    Turkey's president says his troops and allied Syrian opposition fighters have entered the center of the northern town of al-Bab that is a stronghold of the Islamic State group. "Daesh forces have begun leaving al-Bab completely", he said, using an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State (IS) group. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım recently said on February 14 that al-Bab was now "largely" under the control of the Syrian rebels after months of clashes with jihadists.
  • Transgender Model Stars On French Vogue Cover For The First Time Ever

    Transgender Model Stars On French Vogue Cover For The First Time Ever

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    The editor got to know of Sampaio late previous year, when Alt's assistant suggested she take a look at an online story about her. The issue hits newsstands on February 23. American Vogue also said its March cover was a celebration of diversity, but the publication quickly came under fire for seemingly Photoshopping plus-size model Ashley Graham.
  • Hitler lookalike suspected of glorifying Nazi era arrested in Austria

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    The man, sporting a side parting and a trademark moustache, had been seen having his photograph taken outside the house in Braunau am Inn in which Adolf Hitler was born. The incident comes amid an ongoing legal dispute over Hitler's birthplace. "This is about the owner contesting the constitutional validity of the law", a spokesman for the Constitutional Court said at that time, as cited by Reuters.
  • Samsung scion questioned again

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    Earlier on Sunday, the prosecutors probing the scandal said they would question Lee again after discovering additional evidence. " I will once again tell the truth to the special prosecution", he told reporters. The scandal led to President Park being impeached last December. Lee also confirmed the company gave a horse and money to help the equestrian career of Choi's daughter but said he now regretted that.
  • BC population grows by 5.6 per cent: census

    BC population grows by 5.6 per cent: census

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    The first wave of results from the 2016 census will be closely watched by municipal leaders given that population shifts influence the size of transfers from other levels of government. In comparison, the Central Kootenay average was an increase of 1.8 per cent, the provincial average was an increase of 5.6 per cent and the national average was an increase 5.0 per cent.
  • President Trump Tweets Nordstrom Is 'Terrible' For Cutting Ivanka Trump Brand

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    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was quick to back up US President Donald Trump's social media rant against Seattle-based retailer Nordstrom . "In this case, based on the brand's performance we've decided not to buy it for this season", the company said in a statement. McDowell's comment, said less than a month after America bid farewell to its first black president, did not acknowledge how Trump's presidency and businesses bring unprecedented potential conflict of interests to the ...
  • Myanmar monk arrested over £7m meth haul discovered in monastery

    Myanmar monk arrested over £7m meth haul discovered in monastery

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    The monk was pulled over by police after they received a tip that he was allegedly driving with illegal items. Three suspects, including two Buddhist monks have been arrested after police seized millions of methamphetamine pills from a monastery in western Rakhine state, a regional government official said Tuesday.
  • Trump and Erdogan to Work Together to Fight Islamic State in Syria

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    Operation Euphrates Shield began in late August to tighten border security, eliminate terror threat along Turkish borders and support opposition forces in Syria. Summary⎙ Print In their first call since Donald Trump became president, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pushed for an end to the United States alliance with the Kurdish People's Protection Units.
  • May tells PM Netanyahu of British opposition to Israel's settlement activities

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    It threatens the west. "It threatens Europe, it threatens the West, it threatens the world". Netanyahu added: "That's why I welcome President Trump's assistance of new sanctions against Iran. They agreed to set up a new UK-Israel trade working group, with trade minister Lord Price to visit Israel soon to take discussions forward. Mr Netanyahu is meeting the Prime Minister in Downing Street today (Monday) for talks that will include trade and the peace process.
  • 25% increase in Afghani children killed in 2016

    25% increase in Afghani children killed in 2016

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    The deaths themselves were a 2 percent drop from 2015, but the injuries jumped by six percent. Tadamichi Yamamoto , United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, right, speaks during a press conference with Danielle Bell, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA, Human Rights Director, to discuss the release of the U.N.
  • Myanmar army killed and raped in Rohingya ethnic cleansing

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    Myanmar's government, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi , has said the allegations are invented and has resisted mounting worldwide pressure to protect the minority. Najib has been an outspoken critic of the treatment of predominantly Buddhist Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority, calling on the government to stop attacks.
  • Weather: Met Office extends 70mph wind warning

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    A chief forecaster for the Met Office said: "A low pressure system now developing in the Atlantic looks to run into southern parts of the United Kingdom on Friday". A WIND WARNING is in place for the entire country. RAC Traffic Watch spokesman Rod Dennis said: "Anyone travelling a serious distance in south-west England and driving on more exposed routes should expect strong, gusty winds on Friday.
  • Ford F-150 Raptor vs. 2014 Model In A Head-To-Head Drag Race

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    Ford hopes to extend the sales streak to China, the world's largest auto market. Chairman Mao Tse Tung, the Communist revolutionary founder of the People's Republic of China, in his wildest dreams couldn't imagine Ford's (F) Raptor pickup truck, much less a day when his country would import them.
  • Scrap state visit calls amid Trump visa furore

    Scrap state visit calls amid Trump visa furore

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    A similar online petition was filed a year ago, prompting a debate in parliament over whether to ban Trump, who was still a candidate at the time , from visiting the UK. Numerous MPs from across the House condemned the prime minister for failing to denounce the president's contentious travel ban, while tens of thousands of people gathered outside Downing Street on Monday evening, calling on the government to withdraw Trump's state visit invitation.
  • Romanian magistrates challenge govt decree decriminalising corruption

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    Protests were still ongoing on Wednesday at 14.30 CET in Piata Victoriei square, in front of the government building. "CSM considers that the adoption of the emergency decree represents a serious disregard of legal norms and of the CSM's point of view on the matter", CSM, the independent governing body of Romania's judicial system, added.
  • Woman's pet python gets stuck in her earlobe

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    Ashley Glawe of Portland is the proud owner of a Ball Python snake named Bart, reports the Daily Mail. "What felt like he struck at my ear, I like froze instantly". The fire department arrived on the scene but could not remove the snake. She said the incident happened so fast and referred to it as one of the craziest in her life.
  • Filmmaker missing during a dive in the Florida Keys

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    The dive was her brother's third one of the day, she said, noting that he and his instructor had gone down about 70 metres. "He was last seen at the surface of the water at 5pm from the dive boat". "Assisting with the search are members from the Navy, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Monroe County Sheriff's Office", reads a statement from the Coast Guard.