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US Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Dies In ‘Probable Suicide’

US Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Dies In ‘Probable Suicide’

Foreign December 14, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

A Kentucky state lawmaker accused of molesting a teenage girl was found dead Wednesday with a gunshot wound to the head, in what authorities called a “probable suicide”, local media reported.
State Representative Dan Johnson, a Republican, had earlier posted a note

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Suicide Bomber Kills 13 In Police Training Camp

Suicide Bomber Kills 13 In Police Training Camp

Foreign December 14, 2017 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

A suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least 13 police officers, officials said.
The police spokesperson, Mohamed Hussein, said the attacker, with explosives strapped to his body, infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy and

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Israel Hits Gaza After Rocket Fire

Israel Hits Gaza After Rocket Fire

Foreign December 13, 2017 at 10:21 am 0 comments

The Israeli air force hit the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers early on Wednesday after Palestinians fired at southern Israel, the military said.
Late on Tuesday, the military said that an undefined “projectile” was fired from Gaza towards southern Israel.
A spokeswoman told AFP that it was “very probably” a rocket

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German Doctor Faces Trial For Having Sex With Patients

German Doctor Faces Trial For Having Sex With Patients

Foreign December 11, 2017 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

A 63-year-old doctor went on trial in the southern German state of Bavaria Monday, accused of having sex with his patients.
The prosecution claims the physician, who has not been identified under Germany’s strict privacy laws, exploited the trust of three of his mentally unstable patients to have sex with

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Libya Starts Voter Registration For 2018 Elections

Libya Starts Voter Registration For 2018 Elections

Foreign December 6, 2017 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

The Libyan Higher National Commission of Elections on Wednesday announced the start of registration of voters for the 2018 elections.
“It was decided that voter registration inside the country will begin today and will last 60 days,” Emad Al-Sayeh, chairman of the commission, said at a joint news conference with

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Russian MPs Ban U.S. Media From Parliament

Russian MPs Ban U.S. Media From Parliament

Foreign December 6, 2017 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Russian lawmakers on Wednesday voted to ban US media labelled as “foreign agents” from accessing the lower house of parliament in response to the US Congress stripping state channel RT of its credentials.
The move came a day after Moscow named nine US media outlets including Voice of America and

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