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His father, John Bevington, said in a statement: "We are all devastated by the untimely and tragic death of our talented, compassionate and caring son Chris". Fifteen people were injured, four of whom were in critical condition. "And if we do that, then terrorism will have lost". The mayor of Lembeek, a neighborhood in the Belgian city of Halle, says one of the four people killed Friday in the Stockholm truck attack is a 31-year-old woman who was living in his town.
  • Army called in after Egypt church bombings

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    They revealed that during the past hours the Coptic Church and the Vatican discussed the anticipated visit following the two church attacks that killed dozens. The cabinet on Monday announced compensation of 100,000 pounds ($5,500, 5,200 euros) for each death, and a monthly pension of 1,500 pounds, while still evaluating "appropriate compensation" for the injured.
  • Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

    Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

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    Justice Anthony Kennedy administered the oath of office to Gorsuch while his wife, Marie Louise Gorsuch, held the family bible. At the first, private event in a grand room inside the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John G. His 66-day confirmation process was swift, but bitterly divisive. McConnell declared within hours of Scalia's death in February of a year ago that then-President Barack Obama should not be allowed to fill the seat.
  • State of emergency in Egypt after IS targets Christians

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    The patriarch was unharmed, but 17 people were killed and 48 injured. The first explosion went off in the Nile Delta city of Tanta where at least 27 people were killed and dozens more injured. Support poured in from overseas following the attack. Numerous more seriously wounded were carried out by survivors and shuttled to hospitals in private cars, she said.
  • Russian Federation knew Syrian chemical attack was coming

    Russian Federation knew Syrian chemical attack was coming

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    As he laid a wreath at the site, Tillerson alluded to the chemical attack in Syria last week that triggered retaliatory United States airstrikes. The U.S. And while other USA airstrikes in Syria have targeted the Islamic State group, the U.S. has acknowledged that civilian casualties sometimes occur. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told reporters that Russia's reputation was being tarnished by its continued support of Assad and suggested, along with Canada, that sanctions could be ...
  • Arkansas judge opens hearing on bid to stop 7 executions

    Arkansas judge opens hearing on bid to stop 7 executions

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    The dates with death continue to loom over the US State of Arkansas. Since 1989, the Innocence Project has exonerated 349 people-20 of which were on death row. If the governor lets that happen, officials will have to find a new supply of drugs for lethal injection, an increasingly challenging task that has kept executions on hold for years.
  • Red Crescent doesn't expect fresh wave of Syrian refugees into Turkey

    Red Crescent doesn't expect fresh wave of Syrian refugees into Turkey

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    Meanwhile, Pence thanked Yildirim for Turkey's support and said that keeping dialogue with Turkey was important for the U.S. He added that the U.S. wished to cooperate more with Turkey over Syria in the future. The Turkish Foreign Ministry official said Mevlut Cavusoglu and Tillerson on Monday also talked about the fight against the Islamic State group. Previously, Washington had accused the Syrian government of using chemical weapons against civilians in Idlib province.
  • Korea fires projectile into Sea of Japan

    Korea fires projectile into Sea of Japan

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    USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson said "the United States has spoken enough about North Korea" in reaction to the launch. Ralph Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS think tank in Honolulu, said he was expecting North Korea would do something to coincide with the Trump-Xi summit, perhaps conducting a nuclear test.
  • Who removed Gupta's armoured vehicle under the cover of darkness? - Kobus Marais

    Who removed Gupta's armoured vehicle under the cover of darkness? - Kobus Marais

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    City Press reported on Sunday that the family feared for their lives after Friday's protests against President Jacob Zuma spilled over to Saxonwold. In addition to ignoring photographic evidence of the armoured vehicle on the property, Naidoo said the Gupta family had not been in the process of ramping up security as claimed by security guards on site, also contradicting the family attorney's statement detailing their perceived safety concerns.
  • Princes William and Harry commemorate Vimy Ridge Battle centenary in France

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    Rev. Tom Hamilton said thousands of Canadian soldiers waited silently in the trenches and tunnels beneath Vimy Ridge just before dawn on Easter Monday of April 9, 1917. It occurred on the blood-soaked escarpment of Vimy Ridge in France where soldiers from every corner of our nation, and many from our province, accomplished what other nations could not.
  • N Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

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    A third option is covert action, which would see US and South Korean special forces infiltrating into North Korea to sabotage or take out key infrastructure - for instance, blowing up bridges to block the movement of mobile missiles. "Both sides agreed that despite the global community's warnings, if North Korea makes strategic provocations such as a nuclear test or an ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) launch, there should be strong additional measures in accordance with UN (United ...
  • Trump Cheers Elevation Of Gorsuch To Supreme Court

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    Holding the bible is Gorsuch's wife Marie Louise Gorsuch. The widow and son of Scalia were also present. It was the second of two oaths - the first was conducted privately in the Justices' Conference Room by Chief Justice John Roberts. Like Mr Scalia, Mr Gorsuch is a gifted writer with a flair for turning legal jargon into plain language people can understand. His 66-day confirmation process was swift, but bitterly divisive.