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February 21, 2018 3:12 pm

Balpreet Singh and Harminder Kaur did not want to part with their kirpans as they headed into a legislature hearing to submit a brief in January 2011.

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February 21, 2018 1:44 pm

Rajab previously had been sentenced to two years in prison over television interviews he gave that included criticisms of Bahrain, an island off Saudi Arabia that's home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.

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February 21, 2018 1:28 pm

"I have not demanded or received any bribes," Rimsevics told a news conference on Tuesday. "I have become the target of some Latvian commercial banks to destroy Latvia's reputation."

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February 21, 2018 1:14 pm

The European Union has repeated asked Theresa May to clarify how she sees Britain's future relationship with it after Brexit, though she is wary of setting out too many details because her party is so divided over the issue.

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February 21, 2018 12:36 pm

The boycott comes days after talks between the government and opposition centered on the elections collapsed.

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February 21, 2018 12:13 pm

The Justice Department said "this is a priority for the president" and it has acted quickly to move through the rule-making process. "We look forward to the results of that process as soon as it is duly completed, it said in a statement.

Donald Trump says more must be done to protect children
February 21, 2018 11:59 am

With a Florida community grieving over the latest school shooting, Trump is directing the Justice Department to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.

Japan approves record defence spending
February 21, 2018 11:37 am

The UN has toughened sanctions on North Korea to pressure it to give up its nuclear weapons development. Japan and the US have said the sanctions must be enforced strictly to be effective, and asked China in particular to tighten enforcement.

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February 21, 2018 11:16 am

The November 3, 2017, questioning of van der Zwaan occurred just days after Manafort's indictment and, according to court papers, while prosecutors still were investigating potential violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act. 

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February 21, 2018 11:00 am

Individuals would be able to buy so-called "short-term'' policies for up to 12 months. But the coverage would omit key consumer protections and offer fewer benefits, making it unattractive for older people or those with health problems.

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February 21, 2018 9:56 am

Soon after the convoy of militia fighters - waving Syrian flags and brandishing weapons - entered Afrin, Syrian state media reported that Turkey had targeted them with shellfire.

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February 21, 2018 9:47 am

Premier Paolo Gentiloni on Tuesday released Italy's annual security report which warned about online "influence campaigns" that aim to "condition both the sentiment and political orientation of public opinion, especially at election time."

Donald Trump has a solution for school shootings: Arming teachers
February 21, 2018 9:38 am

No prisoners have left Guantanamo under US president Donald Trump, including five men who were previously deemed eligible for transfer out of the detention center. There are now 41 men held at the base.

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February 21, 2018 9:22 am

Mahmoud Abbas outlined the Palestinian vision for peace, insisting "we are ready to begin negotiations immediately," but stressing that it has become "impossible for one country alone to solve a regional or international conflict."

February 21, 2018 8:58 am

The students, many wearing burgundy T-shirts in their school colors, carried sleeping bags, pillows and luggage and hugged their parents as they departed.

Florida survivors in push to limit gun sales
February 21, 2018 9:02 am

The legislative action further energized the survivors of Florida school shooting as they prepared to confront legislators who have quashed gun-control efforts for decades in a state where 1.3 million people have concealed carry permits.

Police name Benjamin Netanyahu associates
February 21, 2018 8:17 am

Benjamin Netanyahu, who has maintained his normal working schedule and is due to meet US President Donald Trump in Washington on March 5, has denied all the allegations and vowed to remain in office to serve out his term, which runs until 2019.

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February 21, 2018 8:05 am

Officials say the so-called petro is backed by Venezuela's crude oil reserves, the largest in the world, though it hasn't released any details on how this will be guaranteed.

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February 21, 2018 7:56 am

Recent violence in the besieged suburb is part of a wider surge in fighting on several fronts as President Bashar al-Assad's military pushes to end the seven-year rebellion against him.

Fed minutes back more US rate increases
February 21, 2018 7:43 am

Tuesday's auctions made up more than half of the $258 billion in Treasury debt supply scheduled for sale this week, which include a $35 billion five-year note sale on Wednesday and $29 billion seven-year note auction on Thursday.

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February 21, 2018 8:03 am

The movement has won praise from many gun-control advocates who see it as a rare concession from gun owners. Others have scorned the videos as an empty gesture

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February 21, 2018 7:25 am

CPN-UML’s K P Sharma Oli to serve as PM for 3 years, CPN-Maoist head Prachanda to serve for remaining two

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February 20, 2018 10:16 pm

West Midlands Police said they are keeping an open mind on the motive of the 38-year-old's murder as it released the victims name on Monday as part of a public appeal for information.

Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency by 30 days
February 20, 2018 8:37 pm

The opposition, which boycotted the sitting, said the approval was illegal as it was against the constitution.

February 20, 2018 7:16 pm

The UML has won 121 seats while the Maoist Centre secured 53 seats in Parliament. The unified party will have 174 seats, 10 short of two-thirds majority.

Khaleda Zia graft case
February 20, 2018 6:28 pm

Khaleda Zia was sentenced by Dhaka's Special Court on February 8 in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka (about $250,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust.

No Chinese warship movement detected near crisis-hit Maldives: Indian Navy
February 20, 2018 5:12 pm

Rivalry between India and China for influence in the Maldives became evident after President Abdulla Yameen signed up to Beijing's Belt and Road initiative to build trade and transport links across Asia and beyond.

Syrian activists say shelling of Damascus suburb killed 98 people
February 20, 2018 4:25 pm

The Syrian Civil Defense, also known as White Helmets, said the shelling and airstrikes killed 98 and that some people are still under the rubble. The Observatory says 20 children and 15 women were among those killed on Monday.

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February 20, 2018 2:06 pm

The garbage in the poor, densely populated area where the disaster happened rose to the height of a three-story building, according to the Portuguese news agency Lusa.

Police name Benjamin Netanyahu associates
February 20, 2018 1:39 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not yet been named as a suspect in the case. Former journalists at the site have attested to being pressured to refrain from negative reporting of Netanyahu.

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February 20, 2018 12:26 pm

Students are mobilizing around the country in favor of stronger gun laws after the deadliest high school shooting in US history took place on Wednesday at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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February 20, 2018 11:57 am

Most of the 900 KFC outlets in UK and Ireland were forced to close because of a shortage of chicken.

Volcano Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia
February 20, 2018 11:51 am

Mount Sinabung sent columns of ash more than 5,000 metres into the air on Monday. The eruption caused several earthquakes and showered nearby villages with small rocks. There were no fatalities or injuries from the eruption.

Tearful student asks Trump to push for gun laws
February 20, 2018 11:46 am

The official is familiar with the investigation but isnt authorized to discuss it and spoke on condition of anonymity. Federal law allows those 18 and over to buy rifles, and Cruz passed background checks necessary to obtain the weapons.

Mexico probes police in disappearance of three Italians
February 20, 2018 11:39 am

The Naples natives reportedly went missing on Jan. 31 after being detained by police at a gasoline station in the municipality of Tecalitlan in southern Jalisco.

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February 20, 2018 11:24 am

Syrian President Bashar Assad's troops have had no presence in Afrin since they pulled out of most of northern Syria in 2012, as nation-wide protests against Assad transformed into a civil war.