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Tommy Arthur , 75, was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m. CDT Friday at a southwest Alabama prison after a lethal injection, authorities said. She was accused of paying Arthur $10 000 for the hit. The courts have not yet taken action to intervene in stopping Thursday's execution, WIAT reported . Lawyers for Tommy Arthur sought testing for hair samples that were collected during the investigation.
  • Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

    Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

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    Melania's splashy clothing marks a departure from the mostly-black wardrobe she's been sporting during President Trump's first global trip. Melania Trump finally got a chance Friday to show some fashion flash. Trump looking model-perfect as she stepped out of an SUV. Melania remained in the ensemble as she departed Israel , adding only her dark shades. Dolce & Gabbana has been attacked for dressing the first lady, but the Italian designers have shrugged off the criticism.
  • Iran: US relations a 'curvy road'

    Iran: US relations a 'curvy road'

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    The Iranian president championed a nuclear deal with the United States and five other major powers in 2015 that led to the lifting of most sanctions against Iran past year, in return for curbs on its nuclear program. At the Tehran press conference , Rouhani also defended Iran's ballistic missile program, something heavily criticized by Trump's new administration.
  • Ramadan Begins for Millions of Muslims

    Ramadan Begins for Millions of Muslims

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    Ramadan , the ninth month of Islamic calendar, is sacred to Muslims because tradition says the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed during that month. Muslims who have reached the age of puberty and are of good physical and mental health are expected to fast. "And I hope that all of those who are fasting during these long summer days will find strength and solace in their daily routine".
  • Trump will not announce Israel embassy move on overseas trip

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    In recent days, United States officials have tamped down expectations of an embassy move, reportedly emphasizing to their Israeli counterparts that Trump remains committed to relocating the embassy by the end of his first term, even if he decides next month to extend the presidential order freezing the implementation of the move.
  • Donald Trump believes EU27 more united after Brexit vote, Donald Tusk says

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    But perhaps the strangest of all was a clip that very quickly went viral of Trump shoving the prime minister of Montenegro so that he could be at the front of a group of leaders. In another development, the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December with Russian officials, The Washington Post and NBC News reported Thursday.
  • Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

    Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

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    Mr Rouhani is a moderate cleric who helped secure a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Western powers. "All nations of conscience must work together to isolate Iran, deny it funding for terrorism , and pray for the day when the Iranian people have the just and righteous government they deserve, " Trump said in Riyadh to a gathering of heads of state from dozens of Muslim countries.
  • Two blasts at transport terminal in Indonesian capital

    Two blasts at transport terminal in Indonesian capital

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    The Transjakarta Kampung Melayu bus stop returned to regular operations on Friday after being damaged by a bomb explosion that killed three police personnel on Wednesday night, a company spokesperson has said . The squad has played a leading role in tracking down and killing some of Indonesia's most wanted militants. National Police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said police officers had been providing security for a torch parade to celebrate the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan which starts on ...
  • Taiwan set to become first Asian country to legalise gay marriage

    Taiwan set to become first Asian country to legalise gay marriage

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    In a press release following the ruling , the court said that "disallowing two persons of the same sex to marry, for the sake of safeguarding basic ethical orders" constituted a "different treatment" with " no rational basis ". Taiwan's Constitutional Court has deemed same sex marriage as valid by striking down the provisions of the Civil Code prohibiting the same. One poll from 2013 found that 53 percent of Taiwanese citizens favor marriage equality.
  • Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians

    Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians

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    Rather, due to claims to the city from both Israel and the Palestinian Authority , the global community has largely supported calls for direct negotiations between the two parties as to the final status of the city. In contrast, Husam Zomlot, Palestinian ambassador to the United States and a key Abbas ally, said he did not see Trump's comments as a U.S. policy shift.