• Sarkozy could stand trial for corruption

    Sarkozy could stand trial for corruption

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    Investigators suspect [ L'Express report, in French] Sarkozy exceeded that amount by €23 million on big-production, theatrical rallies. One of two magistrates handling the case ordered the trial on the charge that Sarkozy spent way more than he was entitled to, despite warnings from his accountants.
  • Queen becomes first monarch to celebrate Sapphire Jubilee

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    The 90-year-old royal looked elegant for her outing this morning dressing in a mint ensemble with black accents as she made her way into church. To mark the occasion, Buckingham Palace released a new portrait of her majesty taken by David Bailey in 2014 for a United Kingdom campaign that promotes the government's interests overseas.
  • Most Violent Year For Children In Afghanistan, 900 Killed in 2016

    Most Violent Year For Children In Afghanistan, 900 Killed in 2016

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    Children's casualties are at the highest number on record, which began in 2007. UNAMA documented 899 civilian casualties (209 deaths and 690 injured) in comparison to 82 civilian casualties (39 deaths and 43 injured) in 2015, the report said, adding that the primary tactics used by the group were suicide attacks and target killings.
  • Suspect In Queens Jogger's Violent Rape And Murder Arrested

    Suspect In Queens Jogger's Violent Rape And Murder Arrested

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    A video released in September shows Vetrano jogging near her Howard Beach home the day she disappeared. "We know who he is", Cathy Vetrano said. "He loves females", she told WABC. Vetrano was found by her father and police hidden among tall grass off a pathway in a park near her Queens residency. Jobless Chanel, who planned to work in social services, has no previous convictions.
  • Freezing rain warnings posted for Montreal and southern Quebec

    Freezing rain warnings posted for Montreal and southern Quebec

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    The snow will become more widespread as the morning progresses, with pockets of a wintry mix passing through. Most of the Portland area remained free of snow as of 4 p.m. Environment Canada says Essex, Elgin, Haldimand, Oxford, Brant, Norfolk Counties and the Niagara Region could expect 25 to 35 millimetres of rainfall Tuesday .
  • Russell Square Knifeman Pleads Guilty to Killing American Tourist

    Russell Square Knifeman Pleads Guilty to Killing American Tourist

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    The court heard that Bulhan, from Tooting, south London, had been treated by the local community mental health team in April, but as he deteriorated, his father chose to take him first to the nearby... Bulhan is a Norwegian national who moved to the United Kingdom in 2002. She died the day the program ended and she and her husband were due to return home to Tallahassee the following day.
  • Obama officials dispute planning timeline of raid in Yemen

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    They appear to show how to make bombs. "The full-length videos, from which these clips were extracted, were taken from a computer seized by U.S. Special Operations service members during the raid". But the military scrambled on Friday to justify its finds. Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis confirmed Thursday that women were among the combatants during what he called "a very fierce firefight" that required USA forces to call in aerial gunfire support.
  • White House 'Confident' About Legitimacy of Trump's Entry Ban, VP Pence Says

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    But look, we live in a very unsafe world". I think people find it very refreshing that they not only understand this president's mind but they understand how he feels about things. District Court Judge James Robart , saying "it's best not to single out judges for criticism". Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) seemed to be criticizing Trump for attempting to belittle the Seattle judge for ruling against his executive order.
  • Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine

    Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine

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    Several buses were used to remove people from the conflict zone, Bloomberg reported . "We have gone from hundreds of ceasefire violations to thousands", said Hug, head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's mission in Ukraine, at a briefing at the Avdiivka-Yasynuvata-Donetsk airport area.
  • Will Sasikala Natarajan Take Over as Tamil Nadu CM?

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    The recent moves by the party strengthens the reports of Sasikala emerging as the Tamil Nadu CM. When asked about the agenda of the meeting that took place, a senior leader said: "It is is all your imagination and guesswork,". Following her appointment, some party leaders had also urged Sasikala to contest from R.K. Nagar constituency and become the Chief Minister. Top leaders of the party have, in the past, demanded that 61-year-old Ms Natarajan, who was former chief minister J ...