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 2017-03-25 01:34 

Al Jazeera

When does a crime become an act of 'terrorism'?... +

The attack on the UK parliament has been called 'terrorism'. Who decides whether a crime is a 'terror' act?...

 2017-03-25 01:25 

CBS News

[ World ]

London attacker's unusual background raises questions for investigators... +

Khalid Masood, born in Britain and raised Christian, was 52, much older than most terrorists...

 2017-03-25 01:22 

NY Times

Canada Today: Restaurant Resentment and Cardboard Trudeaus... +

A growing ferment on Twitter about the new restaurant at Montreals government-owned casino, and an end to a life-size cardboard cutout....

 2017-03-25 01:09 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Jailed Philippine senator says she 'won't be quiet' about President Duterte... +

Jailed Philippine Senator Leila de Lima says she's a political prisoner. President Rodrigo Duterte says she's a drug trafficker. CBC's Adrienne Arsenault travelled to Manila for an exclusive jailhouse interview with de Lima....

 2017-03-25 00:50 

Deutsche Welle

'War crimes': UN strengthens resolve against destruction of cultural heritage... +

The purposeful destruction of cultural heritage sites may amount to war crimes, a new resolution adopted by the UN Security Council says. Officials have warned of "cultural cleansing" in the Middle East, Asia and Africa....

 2017-03-25 00:30 

Reuters

[ World ]

Healthcare failure a blow to Trump, GOP... +

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the......

 2017-03-25 00:20 

Al Jazeera

Nicolas Maduro seeks UN help to ease medicine shortages... +

President Maduro asks for support to 'treat economic and social injuries' as country suffers severe medicine shortages....

 2017-03-25 00:06 

Reuters Africa

Push for trade with Turkey risks UK's human rights reputation - lawmakers... +

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain risks looking as though it has put defence and trade ties with Turkey ahead of human rights concerns as it pushes to secure a closer relationship with Ankara, a committee of...

 2017-03-24 23:58 

NBC News

Man Gets Life Sentence in Death of Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend in Hawaii... +

A judge called Steven Capobianco self-centered for killing Carly ...

 2017-03-24 23:48 

Euronews

Russia 2018 - Wales see red in draw with Ireland... +

Wales' Neil Taylor was sent off after making a horrific challenge on Ireland defender Seamus Coleman...

 2017-03-24 23:48 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

U.S.-led Mosul airstrike may have killed over 100 civilians... +

Iraqi rescue workers continued pulling bodies from the rubble of a collapsed building in the al-Jadida neighbourhood of Western Mosul on Friday....

 2017-03-24 23:32 

Deutsche Welle

London attack: Queen honors lawmaker who tried to save stabbed policeman... +

Lawmaker Tobias Ellwood who tried to save the officer killed in Wednesday's attack in London has been appointed to the prestigious Privy Council. Constable Keith Palmer was one of four people killed by Khalid Masood....

 2017-03-24 23:30 

NY Times

Bizarre Stunt at Auschwitz: Group Kills a Sheep, Then Strips... +

A group of young people at the memorial stripped naked, slaughtered a sheep and chained themselves together. The police are trying to figure out why....

 2017-03-24 23:28 

Euronews

Trump withdraws bill to repeal and replace Obamacare... +

It comes as a huge blow to Republicans, who failed to rally enough votes to overhaul healthcare insurance, something they have been working towards for the last seven years....

 2017-03-24 23:25 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hong Kong to choose new leader amid anger at perceived China meddling... +

A small electoral college chooses a new Hong Kong leader on Sunday amid accusations of meddling by Beijing, denying the Chinese-ruled financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better suited to defuse political tension....

 2017-03-24 23:17 

NY Times

Toronto Schools to Cease Field Trips to U.S.... +

The school board cited concerns that some students might be turned away at the border in the wake of newly implemented extreme vetting procedures....

 2017-03-24 23:17 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Commander Says Russians Looking To Expand Influence In Libya... +

The chief of the U.S. militarys Africa Command says Russia is attempting to expand its influence in Libya, something the United States is watching with great concern....

 2017-03-24 23:05 

NY Times

Russian Agent Killed Lawmaker in Kiev, Ukraine Officials Say... +

A 28-year-old Russian was the triggerman in the death of Denis N. Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker, officials say....

 2017-03-24 23:03 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. citizens warned against travel to French Guiana... +

The State Department warned U.S. citizens on Friday to avoid travel to French Guiana due to widespread protests that it said have potential to become violent in the main cities of Kourou and Cayenne and have shut down the international airport....

 2017-03-24 23:02 

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: EU in crisis as it turns 60... +

It's a birthday party which sees many invitees in no mood to celebrate. In spite of that, the EU is still an incredible success story, and the current crisis provides an opportunity as well, writes Alexander Kudascheff....

 2017-03-24 22:59 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: White House congratulates European Union... +

Poland's prime minister will sign the declaration from the weekend's European Union summit, saying it's a compromise acceptable to all....

 2017-03-24 22:53 

Fox News

[ World ]

Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41... +

The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries....

 2017-03-24 22:38 

Sky News

'Three hurt in shooting near Lille station'... +

At least three people, including a teenager, have been hurt in a shooting near a metro station in northern France, say reports....

 2017-03-24 22:32 

Euronews

Deadly attack on Russian military base in Chechnya... +

More than 12 people are dead after an attack by Chechen militants against a Russian military base....

 2017-03-24 22:30 

Reuters

[ World ]

Hamas militant shot dead in Gaza Strip, group blames Israel... +

Mughrabi...

 2017-03-24 22:29 

Euronews

Russia 2018 - France look to extend lead; Portugal face Hungary... +

France expect to extend their lead while Portugal look to strengthen their qualification hopes...

 2017-03-24 22:22 

NY Times

With Classic Watch, TAG Heuer Turns Back Time at Baselworld Fair... +

TAG Heuer, which wowed the event with a smartwatch two years ago, revives the classic Autavia racing chronograph....

 2017-03-24 22:16 

NY Times

Court Awards $1 Million for Victims of Congolese Warlord... +

Nearly 300 people are to be given $250 each, with reparations also going toward community projects, because of an attack on a Congolese village in 2003....

 2017-03-24 22:14 

Deutsche Welle

UN criticizes Israel for expanding settlements... +

Israel has taken no steps to stop settlement building on occupied territories, despite a UN resolution condemning such projects as illegal, the Security Council has heard. The resolution had enraged Israel's government....

 2017-03-24 22:09 

Reuters Africa

Hamas militant shot dead in Gaza Strip, group blames Israel... +

GAZA (Reuters) - A senior Hamas militant was shot dead near his home in the Gaza Strip on Friday, the group said, blaming Israel for the killing.An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment on...

 2017-03-24 22:05 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Solar-powered skin could open new doors for prosthetics... +

The advanced prosthetic limbs could give amputees the sense of touch and also enable more sensitive robots...

 2017-03-24 22:04 

Al Jazeera

UK report: Gulenists took part in failed Turkey coup... +

British report to indicate evidence that members of Fethullah Gulen's group participated in Turkish failed coup attempt....

 2017-03-24 22:02 

Euronews

Trump withdraws bill to repeal and replace Obamacare at the eleventh hour... +

It also comes as a huge blow to Republicans, who failed to rally enough votes to overhaul healthcare insurance, something they have been working towards for the last seven years....

 2017-03-24 21:58 

Deutsche Welle

Two years on, Saudi intervention in Yemen leaves trail of death... +

Civil war and geopolitical rivalries have brought Yemen to the brink of collapse two years since a Saudi-led intervention against Houthi rebels. With famine looming, all signs point to the situation getting worse....

 2017-03-24 21:55 

NY Times

Boris V. Shekhtman, Who Taught Russian to Journalists and Diplomats, Dies at 77... +

Mr. Shekhtman was instrumental in recasting the way foreign languages were taught....

 2017-03-24 21:47 

Sky News

Trump admits defeat: 'Damaging loss of face'... +

Whether you see Donald Trump's failed attempt to repeal Obamacare as an embarrassing defeat or a bold step to strengthen his grip on power depends on your faith in the President's political acumen....

 2017-03-24 21:42 

NBC News

[ Health ]

NBC Special Report: Trump Blames Democrats for Health Bill Defeat... +

President Trump says his plan to replace Obamacare failed because of a lack of support from Democrats....

 2017-03-24 21:32 

Radio Free Asia

Cambodia Deems Opposition Leadership Illegitimate for ‘Violating’ Party By-Laws... +

The ruling throws the validity of the party into question in the lead up to local elections....

 2017-03-24 21:31 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Tillerson To Visit NATO After Furor Over Skipping April Meeting... +

The United States says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit NATO in Brussels next week, an announcement that follows furor over his earlier decision to skip a key meeting of the alliance's foreign ministers....

 2017-03-24 21:24 

Fox News

[ World ]

Peacekeeping chief expects 3 mission to close by March 2018... +

The U.N....

 2017-03-24 21:18 

Deutsche Welle

As Trump approves Keystone pipeline, opposition groups vow fight 'not over'... +

President Trump approved the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration's rejection of the project. But environmental and indigenous groups have already vowed to fight the move....

 2017-03-24 21:16 

NY Times

On Eve of E.U. Anniversary, Pope Warns of Blocs Fragility... +

Meeting with 27 of the blocs leaders, Pope Francis offered a blessing for the Continent but cautioned about the forces of populism and extremism....

 2017-03-24 21:15 

CNN

[ Health ]

Paul Ryan accepts it's over: Obamacare is 'law of the land'... +

House Speaker Paul Ryan conceded the biggest defeat of his political career Friday: Republicans have failed to repeal and replace Obamacare. ...

 2017-03-24 21:13 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN: Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements... +

The United Nations says Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized a high rate of settlement expansions in violation of international law....

 2017-03-24 21:12 

Al Jazeera

UN: Israel ignores UN demand to end settlements... +

UN Middle East envoy says Israel has failed to end illegal settlement activity and abide by UNSC Resolution 2334....

 2017-03-24 21:08 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

UN: Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements... +

The United Nations says Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of settlement expansions in violation of international law....

 2017-03-24 21:08 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensive... +

A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's personalized license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper....

 2017-03-24 21:02 

CBS News

[ World ]

Naked group stages disruption by notorious Nazi camp gate... +

Group takes off their clothes, kills sheep, chains themselves together at former Nazi German death camp...

 2017-03-24 20:59 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage... +

London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England....

 2017-03-24 20:55 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Medvedev's Air Of Invulnerability Dented As Russian Communists Back Corruption Probe... +

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is facing unusual pressure over corruption allegations from Communist Party lawmakers who usually side with the Kremlin in parliament....

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