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by | May 13, 2018 | 01:08

Al-Imam volunteered to represent the teen after her original lawyer took themselves off the case. Over 140,000 people have also signed a petition to help her, which you can sign here. A team of Sudanese activists are organising a protest at the US Capitol in Washington on Saturday. But Hussein's case was different. Hussein's case is significant, Afrika Youth Movement wrote, "Not only because she is one of the many women in a similar situation - subjected to patriarchal male violence, ...

by | May 13, 2018 | 01:06

United States fighter jets intercepted two long-range Russian "Bear" bombers in global airspace off western Alaska, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said 12 May. Friday's incident comes just over a month after a U.S. Navy P-8 surveillance plane was intercepted in an "unprofessional" manner by a Russian Su-27 fighter jet over the Baltic Sea in early March.

by | May 13, 2018 | 01:04

North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between May 23 and 25 depending on weather conditions in order to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, state media said on Saturday. Washington is seeking the "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation" of the North and stresses that verification will be key. Amid concerns that North Korea will demand the U.S.

by | May 12, 2018 | 21:35

How should the United States respond to North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear capabilities? Kim declared his nuclear forced as complete in December, following the country's most powerful nuclear test to date in September and also three flight tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles created to reach the US mainland.

by | May 12, 2018 | 21:32

Meanwhile, a Palestinian was killed and 448 were wounded by Israeli army fire Friday in renewed confrontations on the Gaza border and some areas in the West Bank. Israeli forces responded with tear gas and live ammunition, according to Gaza's health ministry. Yehiyeh Sinwar has said Monday's crowd will be unarmed and peaceful, but also compared it to a "starving tiger".

by | May 12, 2018 | 21:29

Geologists said Kilauea may be entering a new phase of explosive eruptions not seen in almost a century that could hurl "ballistic blocks" weighing up to 12 tons for half a mile (800 meters), and rain pebble-sized fragments for another mile or two (1.8 to 3.2 km).

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:29

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets with Toshihiro Nikai, secretary general of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of Komeito party, LDP's ruling coalition partner in Tokyo, Japan, on May 10, 2018. The Japanese minister said in response that the two countries would exchange more opinions for closer economic ties. Li also referenced US President Donald Trump's recent protectionist rhetoric towards China, saying "we are all beneficiaries of free trade and ...

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:28

The escalation came after U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he had decided the pull the U.S. out of a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Israel has said its strikes in Syria were in response to the attacks against the Golan Heights, which it blamed on Iran. Merkel supported Macron's call for pan-European universities and common migration policy, but limited her comments on the euro to saying "we need a stable and sustainable" monetary system.

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:29

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Orange County Fire Rescue joined rescue efforts that continued into the night. Authorities in Florida are investigating a report that a teen was spotted struggling in a retention pond and screaming about being bitten before he disappeared.

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:30

A noted ecologist and botanist, 104-year-old David Goodall reportedly took his final breaths as the song he chose, Beethoven's " Ode to Joy ", came to a close. "I'm content to leave them undone", he added. Exit International said Goodall had requested that his body be donated to medicine, or his ashes sprinkled locally.

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:29

They are Korean-American missionary Kim Dong-chul, detained in 2015 and sentenced in 2016 to ten years' hard labor; Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim , who spent a month teaching at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology before he was arrested in 2017; and Kim Hak-song, who also taught at PUST and was detained last year.

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:29

Hashimi said the operation was carried out in cooperation with United States forces, part of an American-led coalition fighting against ISIS militants on both sides of the Iraqi-Syrian border. The ISIS leaders who were apprehended do not include al-Baghdadi, a senior USA official confirmed to CBS News' Margaret Brennan. We will remind that on may 6, military-air forces of Iraq attacked a position of the command of the ISIS terrorists in Syria .

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:21

Google will ban all advertisements relating to Republic of Ireland's forthcoming referendum on abortion, which takes place on 25 May. LifeNews.com is an independent news agency devoted to reporting news that affects the pro-life community.

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:26

The top high schools in IL in 2018 are found in Chicago, according to a new report. I'm extremely proud of our students for their hard work and for helping to create a positive environment at JHHS. The new rankings show some schools slipping within Utah, relative to the rest of the nation. In Poway Unified, 14.5 percent of students come from low-income homes, and just under 12 percent are English learners, according to the California School Dashboard , which tracks demographics and ...

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:16

For the deal between Takeda and Shire to proceed, 75% of Shire's voting shareholders must support the transaction. Hattrell also represented Shire on its $5.2bn acquisition of U.S. News of the tie-up follows Takeda Pharmaceutical Co . Susan Kilsby, the chairwoman of Shire, said: "Over the last 30 years, Shire has become the global leader in treating rare diseases".

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:03

Addressing the parliament before the vote, Pashinian pledged to implement "very serious reforms" that would democratize Armenia , strengthen the rule of law and radically improve the domestic business environmental. Not one to do things by halves, Pashinyan on Wednesday will visit the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnically Armenian territory that broke away from Azerbaijan as the Soviet Union crumbled a quarter-century ago.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:00

Mr Kim is quoted as saying: "These are the positive outcomes of the historic meeting between me and Comrade General Secretary (Xi)". Trump previously said a date and location for his summit with Kim have been selected, but he has not revealed those details.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:59

Amidst preparations for a planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Pyongyang has criticized, what it called "misleading" claims that Trump's policy of exerting maximum political pressure and sanctions have brought North to the negotiating table and called it a "provocation".

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:58

Analysts polled by Reuters had expected April shipments from the world's largest exporter to have risen 6.3 percent on year, bouncing back from a 2.7 percent decline the previous month that was believed to have been heavily distorted by seasonal factors.

by | May 08, 2018 | 02:25

Hezbollah, which was created in the 1980s to fight against Israel and now battles in Syria alongside regime forces, is listed as a terror organisation by the United States, while the European Union lists Hezbollah's military wing as a terrorist, differentiating between its military activities and political.