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The trial of an anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has resumed after the suspect was briefly hospitalized. A police dispatcher testified how Dickson mouthed the words "help me" to her after he was shot. Frein eluded capture for almost seven weeks. Bryon K.
  • Nancy Pelosi: 'Sean Spicer must be fired'

    Nancy Pelosi: 'Sean Spicer must be fired'

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    That didn't go over well with people either, and it also began its own Twitter trend. "We didn't use chemical weapons in World War II. Any attack on innocent people is reprehensible and inexcusable". House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California said in a statement that Spicer was "downplaying the horror of the Holocaust" and should be fired.
  • Risk of mass starvation rising rapidly in Africa, Yemen

    Risk of mass starvation rising rapidly in Africa, Yemen

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    The UNHCR also warned that a repeat of the Horn of Africa drought of 2011 which cost more than 260 000 lives, more than half of these children aged below five, must be avoided at all costs. Speaking in Geneva, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) spokesman Jens Laerke said: "More than 20 million people in north-eastern Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen are experiencing starvation or a credible risk of starvation".
  • Romney's 'binders full of women' are real binders after all

    Romney's 'binders full of women' are real binders after all

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    The Globe points out that several women in the binders actually did end up in state jobs, either under Romney or one of his successors. During the 2012 debate, when asked whether he supported equal pay for women, the Republican candidate told an anecdote from when he was hiring his cabinet during his time as the governor of MA.
  • Russia criticizes UK decision to cancel Johnson visit to Moscow

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said . An air strike by the United States airforce in response to a suspected chemical attack damaged or destroyed 20 percent of Syria's operational aircraft, USA defence secretary James Mattis says. We're not going to have you cover for this regime anymore. But Haley suggested there has been a shift in USA thinking. A Syrian man walks past posters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on a shop front in the capital Damascus on January 3, 2017.
  • North Korea warns of nuclear strike if hit

    North Korea warns of nuclear strike if hit

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    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) revealed on Tuesday that they are still waiting for North Korea's response regarding the neutral venue for their clash against Malaysia. "If there was an existential problem with the (ruling) Workers' Party of Korea and the political culture, then they wouldn't be convening so many people at one time in Pyongyang ", Madden said.
  • Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin

    Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin

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    Russia has been a staunch backer of Assad during Syria's ongoing civil war, and Russian spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday that support would continue. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R), Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C), and German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel attend roundtable talks during a G7 for foreign ministers in Lucca , Italy April 11, 2017.
  • Boko Haram increasingly using children as bombers

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    In a separate statement, UNICEF said it was concerned that children were being held by the Nigerian military for alleged association with Boko Haram militants. It said the Army's action was a major step towards protecting children affected by the insurgency. Last year, Amnesty International warned in a May report that children were dying in the Giwa barracks detention centre in Maiduguri , northeast Nigeria.
  • Blazers Ferguson in NHL Central Scouting final rankings

    Blazers Ferguson in NHL Central Scouting final rankings

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    He was the playoff MVP last season when the Wheat Kings won the league title. He had surgery in July for a sports hernia, played the first five games of the 2016-17 season, and was out until January 13. He had 30 points (13 goals, 17 assists) in 24 games with Green Bay of the United States Hockey League. Mittelstadt (6-1, 201) averaged 2.56 points per game in high school and was named Minnesota's Mr.
  • EGYPT: State of emergency after deadly church attacks

    EGYPT: State of emergency after deadly church attacks

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    The two Coptic churches appear to have been chosen for their symbolic value. Security cameras showed the suicide bomber outside St. Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria before he killed 11 people. Attendance at the funeral ceremonies was limited to the relatives of the victims and church officials. They have said we are willing to suffer for Jesus sake.