• Turkey seeks 18 years jail for German-Turkish journalist

    Turkey seeks 18 years jail for German-Turkish journalist

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    Mr Yucel, who has both German and Turkish citizenship, denies the accusations. "We know that there are other, perhaps not so prominent, cases of people that are in Turkish jails and we hope they'll enjoy a quick legal process and the rule of law too", she said.
  • Lawyer for White accuser responds to his 'gossip' comments

    Lawyer for White accuser responds to his 'gossip' comments

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    Bohm added that Zawaideh could not speak about her allegations or the outcome of her lawsuit because of "powerful forces at play" and that his client had been returning to her music career in peace until White made the remarks. A representative for Zawaideh said Friday that she was not available for comment. Zawaideh was the former drummer of White's rock band, Bad Things , which he founded and performed as the band's guitarist.
  • Five Food Customs You Should Know for Lunar New Year

    Five Food Customs You Should Know for Lunar New Year

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    So, this cat lover says, honestly and loyally to the spirit of our Rukun Negara: Welcome to the Year of the Dog! Those born in 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018 are known as Dogs. The fortunate children are traditionally given red envelopes filled with money. China's official Xinhua news agency said more than 1.1 million were expected to pass through railway stations in Beijing on Tuesday and Wednesday alone.
  • Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu faces corruption charges

    Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu faces corruption charges

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    The Milchan Law would have ensured that Israelis who return to live in Israel from overseas were exempt from paying taxes for 10 years. Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who heads the far-right Jewish Home party, said: "I have chose to wait until the decision of the attorney general ..." As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fought back on Wednesday against a police finding that he had accepted almost $300,000 in bribes, his cool self-confidence betrayed not the slightest worry that ...
  • Apple CEO: Dividend hikes ahead, succession planning a priority

    Apple CEO: Dividend hikes ahead, succession planning a priority

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    Apple CEO Tim Cook has conceded that Apple Pay hasn't replaced cash payments as rapidly as he predicted, but a significant increase in Apple Watch sales could help accelerate that process. Asked about diversity, Cook said half of Apple's hires previous year were either female or underrepresented minorities. Apple is trying to increase diversity, and naming Ahrendts as CEO would shake up a technology industry criticised for its male-dominated culture.
  • Bannon arrives for second closed-door interview with House Intel panel

    Bannon arrives for second closed-door interview with House Intel panel

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    It was his second appearance before the committee. He called for the initiation of contempt proceedings against Bannon. "That is how stonewalling works", Schiff told reporters . The escalating fight between Congress and the White House over the privilege issue has centered around Bannon, an outsized figure in President Donald Trump's campaign and White House and an inspiration to some conservatives as he has publicly battled the Republican establishment.
  • Climber airlifted off Mt. Hood dies

    Climber airlifted off Mt. Hood dies

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    Six more climbers were stranded but thanks to help of search and rescue teams, they were escorted down to Timberline Lodge by the end of the night. "I'm just so happy and relieved", said Kim Posekany. Climbers obtain a wilderness permit and are encouraged to fill out a form listing their planned route, the equipment they have and contact information, but it's not mandatory and many don't do it, he said.