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Jo Cox murder trial: 'Nazi material' found at accused's home

Simon Russell Flint QC, defending Thomas Mair, said: "She was brutally and callously murdered and there is no issue or dispute about that". The unemployed gardener spent hours at his local libraries reading about neo-Nazi groups and far-right political figures, including members of the National Front, a jury heard.

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Turkey sacks 15000 more people as part of coup probe

Some 36,000 have been jailed pending trial. Western allies have voiced concern over President Tayyip Erdogan's leadership calling for a freezing of Turkey's European Union membership talks. The cleric denies involvement. Erdogan says the purges were legal and appropriate. More than 100,000 people within the military, police, judiciary and education sector have been arrested, suspended or sacked so far in a crackdown on those alleged to have links to coup-plotters.

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Doug Baldwin: Baldwin tops 100 yards, throws TD pass in win

That's because Washington law requires an nearly impossible standard: proof of malice and a lack of good faith. Baldwin called for the removal of the malice standard, along with a better definition in the law of what good faith means and more funding to help train police officers.

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A scare, then relief after powerful Japan quake and tsunami

After Tuesday's quake, thousands were urged to seek higher ground amid warnings tsunami waves could be up to 3 meters high (10 feet). Though waves of 3 meters were expected, the actual waves did not reach that level and did not manage to overflow the tidal barriers.

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School bus driver charged in deadly Chattanooga crash

It happened Monday around 2:30 p.m. on the 300 block of Talley Road, a few miles from its school. The bus was carrying students from Woodmore Elementary ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade. "The only good that can come is that no child in the future will not be secured", Hall said. A National Transportation Safety Board team is expected to arrive in Chattanooga on Tuesday morning, Chairman Christopher Hart told reporters.

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Democrat meets with Trump and warns against Syria safe zone

Gabbard said in a statement that creating a safe zone off limits to military aircraft could bring the US into direct conflict with Russian Federation, "which could result in a nuclear war". If the U.S. were to enforce a no-fly zone, it could be drawn into a direct confrontation with Russian Federation, which conducts bombing raids over areas controlled by Islamic State terrorists.

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Pope extends special permission on abortion

In an apostolic letter released Monday, Pope Francis reiterates the core belief that, in the eyes of the faith, abortion is a "grave sin". Fr. Thomas Petri told The Daily Caller News Foundation it is not accurate to say this letter has authorized Catholic priests to absolve the sin of abortion, as priests have had this prerogative in most parts of the world for quite some time.

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UK's Mr Brexit says no vacancy for ambassador to United States

So I must stress again: " Brexit means Brexit , that means leaving the European Union, that means cutting off relations. and not cherry picking, not special relationships". "We will certainly never accept whatever development where these four freedoms at put at risk", he said. MPs are only likely to be given a say on triggering Article 50 if the Government loses its Supreme Court challenge on whether the Prime Minister alone has the authority to fire the starting gun on the Brexit process.

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Obama reassures Apec leaders

As a country we have a number of important trade deals with the USA and of course the recently signed agreement for America to resettle refugees from Manus Island and Nauru. He said that once the administration sees how the deals work, "they'll determine that it's actually good both for the United States and our trading partners".

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Taiwanese airline TransAsia shuts down after heavy losses

TAIPEI , Taiwan (AP) — TransAsia Airways, a Taiwanese carrier that served cities in China, Japan and Southeast Asia, said Tuesday it was shutting down following heavy losses and two fatal crashes. It said it had introduced six training programmes following the two crashes. But despite moves to combat safety fears, it incurred losses of Tw$1.1 billion ($34.38 million) past year.

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German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to seek fourth term

For Germany , France trumps Britain. In spite of the refugee crisis a year ago, Merkel is considered unrivaled in the CDU. "For some time, we didn't have enough control" of Germany's frontier, she said then. And her conservatives are polling at around 33%. If re-elected Ms Merkel will have little option but to form another grand coalition government with her current partners, the Social Democrats.

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Turkey's Erdogan says he's been 'disillusioned' by Obama

The Turkish leader made the impromptu remark on board his presidential plane while returning from his tour of Pakistan and Uzbekistan. The negotiations on Turkish EU membership have been repeatedly suspended due to the Cyprus dispute and Turkey's record of denying press freedom, among other obstacles.

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Obama and Putin talk briefly at Asia-Pacific meeting

The conversation comes amid intense speculation that Mr Trump's shock election victory may pave the way for a more conciliatory U.S. approach to Russian Federation when the billionaire and business mogul takes office in January. The trade chief also said that the Russian President offered to invest in Philippines' energy secrtor and infrastructure. Russian Federation has become the most heavily involved foreign power in the region, going against Western governments trying to establish a ...

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Police Use Water Cannons on DAPL Protesters

Police tear gas protesters during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault didn't immediately respond to a request for comment , nor did Tarah Demant, spokeswoman for the human rights group Amnesty International, which has had observers at the protest area.

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The letter M disappears as Rivalry Week begins in Columbus

The Buckeyes survived Michigan State , and will now return home to host Michigan for a chance to win the Big Ten East - that is, if Penn State loses to the Spartans. A home game against MI determines which team is a contender for the national title. "In the '70s, Bo, Woody", he said. "My mother, for some reason I still to this day don't know why, grabbed me and said we have to go run an errand", Meyer remembered during his weekly press conference "What the hell we talking about?" ...

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Iraqi forces move to retake another Mosul neighborhood

They are moving around the city through tunnels, driving suicide auto bombs into advancing troops and hitting them with sniper and mortar fire. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Iyad Rafed of the Iraqi Red Crescent said 1,200 people, mostly children and women, had been displaced from Mosul's eastern districts in recent hours.

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Bengals lose Bernard; AJ Green could be back in weeks

It would be the first time since 2010 that the Bengals have missed the postseason. All of his action came after McCoy left the game with about 90 seconds remaining in the first half. "You look at it: We were kind of two teams teetering on the brink". "I really don't know how realistic it is", Ryan said when asked about Watkins. During his Monday press conference, Lewis also confirmed that they will be sticking with kicker Mike Nugent - despite missing two extra point attempts.

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'Multiple' Children Killed in Chattanooga School Bus Crash

The bus appears to have slammed into a tree and looks like it was split apart. It happened around 2:30 p.m. Extra counsellors and support staff' were drafted in from all over the state to help students deal with the aftermath of the tragedy.

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Alberta PC leader hopeful Jason Kenney fined

Kenney's campaign team has been fined $5,000 for failing to keep away from an area last week where leadership delegates were being picked in the constituency of Edmonton-Ellerslie. In a statement released Monday morning, Kenney's leadership campaign said it was disappointed but will comply with the decision of the PCAA chief returning officer.

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What President Obama Told His Daughters About Donald Trump

Donald Trump's election to the USA presidency has thrust attention on whether Merkel, 62, will seek to defend her position as Europe's preeminent leader. The White House says President Barack and European leaders focused their talks Friday on the need to secure a diplomatic resolution to the conflicts in Syria and eastern Ukraine .

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Mos Def has to leave SA

South African officials say Mos Def had earlier used a USA passport ten times to have access to South Africa. He was born as Dante Terrell Smith. Home Affairs announced at a briefing in Pretoria‚ that he will depart on Tuesday evening and that the charges against him will be withdrawn.

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Russia accuses Ukraine of arresting 2 servicemen from Crimea

The leader had earlier rejected a landmark deal of alliance with the European Union in favour of cosying up to Russian Federation. Yanukovych was impeached by parliament and fled to Russian Federation in a secret operation organised by the Kremlin.

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Egyptian Court Overturns Life Sentence for Morsi

The court ordered a retrial in the case, Morsi's lawyer Abdel Moneim Abdel Maqsoud told AFP , adding: " The verdict was full of legal flaws ". Hamas issued a statement praising the court ruling and saying it reflected the importance of the Palestinian cause for Egypt .

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Met Office issue yellow rain warning

Heavy rain and strong winds are set to hit Kent throughout Monday, according to the Met Office. And a further warning for wind will be in force tomorrow. "The heaviest rain is expected to reach southwest England in the early hours of Monday and to reach north Wales by around the middle of the day. The ground has been left very wet from Saturday night's rain and this increases the risk of further flooding".

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Fed up with EU, Erdogan says Turkey could join Shanghai bloc

They failed to rise to the occasion and handle these issues seriously. Erdogan says the USA should hand over Fethullah Gulen , a Turkish cleric who has lived in Pennsylvania since 1999. We are willing to finalize a Free Trade Agreement with Eurasian countries. Even though the SCO is referred to as an Eurasian political, economic, and military organization, the cooperation between member states centers upon the fight against threats posed by terrorism and security issues that include drug ...

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Cargo ship being evacuated off England's storm-hit southern coast

It comes after the first named storm of autumn caused major disruption to rail services across the South West today and left a pregnant woman and her one-year-old child having to be rescued from a flooded vehicle in Essex. The Met Office issued a warning for severe gusty winds between the Isle of Wight and Kent. The Environment Agency said the flood warnings, which demand immediate action to be taken, have been issued for parts of the North West, North East, South West, Midlands and East ...

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The US Holocaust Museum Is Calling On Americans To Condemn Hate Speech

During his speech, Spencer repeatedly evoked well-known Neo-Nazi phrases and bashed "the mainstream media" for attempting to delegitimize Trump's presidency. That became obvious as Trump struggled to ease his tough immigration rhetoric this week - key to the alt-right's support - while not seeming to ease it.

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Offshore quake causes tsunamis, nuclear worries in Japan

Several people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and there were no reports of deaths or major damage. (Kyodo News via AP). The magnitude 7.4 quake, which was felt in Tokyo , sent thousands of residents fleeing for higher ground as dawn broke along the northeastern coast.

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Sexton, Henshaw to miss Wallabies clash

Cape Town - Ireland will be without inside centre Robbie Henshaw and flyhalf Jonathan Sexton for their final November global against Australia. Bruce Kuklinski, the match citing commissioner, reviewed 12 incidents from the game, 11 of those involving men in black, and the New Zealand born official decided high tackles by Sam Cane and Malakai Fekitoa, on Robbie Henshaw and Simon Zebo respectively, required disciplinary hearings.

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Now Donald Trump Wants to Choose Britain's Ambassador to the US

He also spoke in support of Mr Trump at election rallies in the United States during the campaign. Royal officials said the government was responsible for organising state visits, and a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said the proposal was "under consideration".

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Jammu and Kashmir: 3 Indian soldiers killed in Machhal encounter

Earlier on Tuesday, the Indian Army and the state police had neutralised two terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district and also recovered new Rs 2,000 currency notes and some weapons from them. However, Army spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia didn't specify if the attack was carried out by Pakistani soldiers or terrorist. Seventeen soldiers have died in increased ceasefire violations by Pakistan since the surgical strikes.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits New Zealand's North Island: USGS

No reports of casualties or damage have emerged. It was centred about 200 kilometres northeast of Wellington at a depth of 10 kilometres. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami warning for either of Tuesday's quakes.

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Ukip faces new inquiry into election campaign funds

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. UKIP would face a possible fine up to £20,000 if it was judged to have accepted "impermissible donations". An audit found the ADDE financed polling in the United Kingdom between February and December past year, including pre-election surveys in South Thanet, where Nigel Farage was beaten by Craig Mackinlay, and target seats including Rochester & Strood, where Mark Reckless became Ukip's sole MP following a by-election in 2014 before ...

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Police Use Water Cannons in Freezing Weather on Protesters at Standing Rock

A 21-year-old woman was severely injured and may lose her arm after being hit by a projectile when North Dakota law enforcement officers turned water cannon on Dakota Access pipeline protesters and threw "less-than-lethal" weapons. "Protest leaders are concerned about hypothermia and injuries sustained by demonstrators". He said part of the intention of taking the vehicles away Sunday was to show the police force staged behind them - even if protesters still could not cross the bridge ...

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Qatari women robbed of $5M in latest Paris heist

The heist came weeks after American reality star Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in the French capital. And this month, masked attackers accosted Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat and her French boyfriend in the hallway of his apartment building in Paris' 16th Arrondissement.


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