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Authorities in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation have been increasingly anxious about a resurgence in radicalism, driven in part by a new generation of militants inspired by Islamic State . In 2016, 2 people were killed while 24 were injured in a shooting and a suicide bombing near a Starbucks outlet in Jakarta , attacks which have since been attributed to the Islamic extremists based in Syria, CNN reported.
  • Alabama inmate hopes to dodge death for an 8th time

    Alabama inmate hopes to dodge death for an 8th time

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    Wicker's wife, Judy, initially told police she came home and was raped by a black man who shot and killed her husband. After she was convicted of her husband's murder, she testified that she had paid Arthur $10,000 to kill her husband. While awaiting trial he escaped from jail in 1986 by shooting a jailer in the neck and remained a fugitive for a month. The Latest on the scheduled execution of Alabama prisoner Tommy Arthur (all times local): 5:40 p.m.
  • Syria war: US-led coalition 'strikes pro-Assad convoy'

    Syria war: US-led coalition 'strikes pro-Assad convoy'

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    The coalition strikes occurred near al-Tanf town, where US' and British special operations forces have been training Syrian rebel fighters near the border with Iraq and Jordan . It marked the first such strike since U.S. Tomahawk missiles hit the Shayrat Airbase in April. A U.S. airstrike has struck pro-Syrian government forces for the first time in an attack near the border with Jordan.
  • The Handshake Wars: Macron 1, Trump 0

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    World leaders, including French President Emmanu. Trump's characteristic handshake style was noted as early as his victory speech, when he shook hands with Vice President Mike Pence. Although the two men barely know each other but they seemed to have a hard time letting go when they first met. On the contrary, former President Barack Obama had endorsed Macron.
  • Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

    Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

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    Hefazat-e-Islam leaders met Hasina on April 11 demanding the removal of the statue of Greek goddess Themis, who is depicted blindfolded with a sword in one hand and the balanced scales of justice on the other. But the country's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina , who leads the secular Awami League party , apparently backed the Islamists by expressing her dislike for the statue.
  • Kushner Under Scrutiny In FBI's Russia Probe

    Kushner Under Scrutiny In FBI's Russia Probe

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    Subpoenas are flying, a special prosecutor is taking the reins, and explosive revelations hit the press nearly daily: the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation is heating up.
  • Senate Intelligence Committee votes to give leaders solo subpoena power

    Senate Intelligence Committee votes to give leaders solo subpoena power

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    Brennan said he was not in a position to judge whether there was collusion, but when he left office on January 20, 2017 he said he had a lot of unresolved questions and that the FBI investigation was "well founded". Brennan was a key figure in the Obama administration's handling of Russian election interference. Gorkov studied at the training school for the FSB, one of Russia's intelligence services.
  • Russian intelligence 'recorded discussing influencing Donald Trump'

    Russian intelligence 'recorded discussing influencing Donald Trump'

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    The committee followed that Tuesday by issuing two new subpoenas to Flynn's business. Subpoenas are flying, a special prosecutor is taking the reins, and explosive revelations hit the press nearly daily: the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation is heating up.
  • Watch Melania Trump Literally Slap Away Donald Trump's Hand

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    Instead, she resides with their son, Barron, in Trump Tower, New York City. For the second day in a row, Melania has left Donald hanging. A clip of the first lady went viral in January after Donald Trump's inauguration. While they were walking down, Trump reached one hand backwards towards Melania, but she was quick with the backhand sending his hand right back to him.
  • Ex-CIA chief: 'Russia brazenly interfered in our elections'

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    The former CIA chief also told the House intelligence committee that he had become so concerned about Russian interference - and contacts between Americans "involved" with the Trump campaign and the Russians - that he convened a group of officials from the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency in late July to focus exclusively on the issue.
  • Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

    Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

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    The Senate Intelligence Committee, which also is investigating Russian meddling in the election, said Tuesday it would also subpoena Flynn after he refused to turn over materials. Trump's opinions on Russia. "I understand the reasons why the administration was loath to be more proactive, but I didn't think that was the right decision at the time , and I think it's even more clear now that it wasn't", Schiff said.