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Court Rules Against Brendan Dassey, Subject of 'Making a Murderer'

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Over a year ago, a federal judge overturned Brendan Dassey's murder conviction, setting the table for the subject of the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer to be released from prison after almost a decade. "Today's ruling contravenes a fundamental and time-honored position of the United States Supreme Court: interrogation tactics that may not be coercive when applied to adults are coercive when applied to children and the mentally impaired", Dassey's legal team told the ... Read More »

Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell Set to Leave White House

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Bush's administration was trying to improve diplomacy in the Middle East. Can you pick out the part that we don't believe? The White House says Dina Powell's departure is amicable and something it says she planned from the beginning. Dina Powell, the deputy national security adviser, will soon leave the Trump administration, multiple news outlets reported. "Her sage advice helped provide options to the president and her strong relationships across the USA government and ... Read More »

At least 25 race horses killed in Southern California wildfires

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More than $170,000 had been raised within four hours of the fund - Thoroughbred Care - being set up on GoFundMe by The Stronach Group in conjunction with Santa Anita Park and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. "There were horses that were burned", he said of San Luis Rey, which he called "a disaster". "A lot of them just didn't get out of their stalls and got asphyxiated". Read More »

Trump aide warned by Federal Bureau of Investigation about contacts from Russians

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The Times also reported that Hicks was interviewed by investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday and Friday. According to media reports, U.S. Hicks was reportedly warned by Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence agents at least twice during a "defensive debriefing", telling her that Russians who had contacted her were not who they said they were. Read More »

Border arrests plunge 25% as deportation arrests soar

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In the last fiscal year, ICE arrested 105,736 people in the US illegally who also had criminal convictions, a 12 percent increase from the previous year . Agents have told the immigrants that the raids were connected to the city's sanctuary policies, she said. Officials have credited that drop to Trump's harsh anti-immigration rhetoric and policies, including widely publicized arrests of immigrants living in the US illegally. Read More »

Attack on United Nations peacekeeping forces in DRC 'a war crime'

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The assailants are suspected of belonging to the Allied Democratic Forces, and the attack was followed by protracted fighting, it said. Guterres said the raid in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo constituted a war crime and he called on Congolese authorities to investigate and "swiftly bring the perpetrators to justice". Read More »

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Matt Lauer Breaks Silence on Sexual Misconduct Claims

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NBC fired Lauer on Wednesday after an employee accused him of sexual misconduct . Two other women came forward Wednesday with complaints, with one telling The New York Times that Lauer had sexually assaulted her in his office in 2001. Read More »

Britain's Johnson to visit Iran, seek prisoner's release

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The trip will be the first for a British Foreign Secretary to Iran since 2015 and only the third since 2003, according to the Foreign Office. "In this trip, the course of bilateral ties, particularly in the economic sector, expansion of trade ties, regional issues and global developments will be discussed", he said. Read More »

IDF intercepts a rocket fired from Gaza; no injuries or damage

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A few short hours after it was reported that two Palestinians were killed during violent riots along the Gaza Strip border, an Iron Dome battery successfully intercepted a rocket launched from Gaza towards Israel Friday evening. The Israeli regime denies about 1.8 million people in Gaza their basic rights, such as freedom of movement, jobs with proper wages as well as adequate healthcare and education. Read More »

Pandher, Koli sentenced to death in Nithari serial rape-murder case

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Both are to be taken in judicial custody, he added. It was learned that both the accused was found guilty of rape and murder of housemaid Anjali in 2006. Her missing reported was lodged in the concerned police station. One of skulls recovered matched with the DNA of Anjali's mother and brother. The cloths were also identified by the family members of the victim which made to court to held them guilty further added the lawyer. Read More »

Putin to Saudi energy minister: buy our gas, save your oil - Ifx

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When completed, the project will include three production facilities with a capacity of 16.5 million tons a year by the start of 2019, as Russian Federation looks to surpass Qatar as the world's biggest LNG exporter. The ice-breaking tanker is named after the former CEO of Total Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Russian Federation. "But those who started this project took a risk, and the risk was justified, and they succeeded". Read More »

Ex-Mesa officer Brailsford found not guilty of second-degree murder

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While no gun was found on Shaver's body, the AP reported, two pellet rifles related to his pest-control job were later found in his room. The former cop said he was doing what he was trained to do when he saw a threat. Try to make a decision in one second, life or death. Forcing Shaver to crawl toward the police like this increased the likelihood that Shaver would lose balance and make wild movements, and Brailsford's weird orders were probably confusing even to a sober person. Read More »

Pres. Trump Travel Ban to be Heard by Federal Appeals Court

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Whatever the judges rule, the president's directive will remain in effect until the Supreme Court says otherwise. The new orders overturn a previous compromise that allowed travellers with pre-existing connections to the United States to have the right to travel there regardless of restrictions in earlier forms of the travel ban. Read More »

Roy Moore accuser alters story on yearbook signing, to hold press conference

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In the footage of the interview that ABC News aired, Llamas appeared not to question Nelson further on the inscription. "He could be doing this still", Nelson continued in her powerful GMA interview. Constitution Moore signed and gave him when he joined the judiciary 15 years ago. She said Moore, who has vehemently denied the allegation, offered her a ride home after work but instead parked the vehicle and tried to assault her. Read More »

Japan's Q3 growth rate doubles in revision, outlook brightens

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Japan's economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual pace in July-September, faster than the earlier estimate of 1.4 percent growth, the government reported Friday. "The solid investment shows Japan's economy is making a step forward to a self-sustained recovery", Hidenobu Tokuda, a senior economist at Mizuho Research Institute, told Bloomberg News. Read More »

Al Franken Is Out

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I don't respect men who don't. Multiple women have accused the 70-year-old Moore of sexual misconduct with them when they were teens and he was a deputy district attorney in his 30's. After Trump enthusiastically endorsed GOP nominee Roy Moore this week, and the Republican National Committee resumed its financial support, GOP senators are bracing for an exceedingly awkward situation if he wins. Read More »

President Trump's approval rating at 32 percent, poll finds

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In February, 78 percent of white evangelical Protestants favored Trump in comparison to the 61 percent that do so now. However, 37% of those who approve of his job performance say they can think of something Trump has done that they've been disappointed with or unhappy with. Read More »

Al-Qaeda Calls for Attacks on the United States

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Hundreds of Palestinian protesters are clashing with Israeli security forces in the West Bank cities of Hebron, Bethlehem and Ramallah after Friday midday prayers in a show of rage over the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital . Read More »

Father Fatally Shoots Robber Who Pointed Gun at His Children in Popeyes

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The family was dining at a restaurant in south San Antonio when a man came in around 8:30 p.m. and began threatening the father while his children were in the bathroom, San Antonio Express-News reports . Herrera, according to WOAI-TV , told Molina that he and his family could leave. Starnes said that employees were also threatened by the robber and they ran out the back of the restaurant. Read More »

Maharashtra BJP Lawmaker, Critical Of PM Modi, Quits Lok Sabha, Party

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Earlier this week, Patole shared limelight with senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha who led a farmers' agitation in Akola for three days, which ended on Wednesday with Fadnavis agreeing to concede all seven major demands. However, he made it clear that he was not joining any political party at this juncture. In 1999, Patole, who has positioned himself as an OBC leader, was elected as a legislator on a Congress ticket from the Lakhandur seat in Bhandara, which he held on to in 2004 as well. Read More »

5.1 magnitude natural disaster strikes Thang in Jammu and Kashmir

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Moreover, tremors lasting a few seconds were also felt in Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh and Punjab. However, Srinagar-Jammu national highway and historic Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region are through for traffic, a traffic police official said. Read More »

WikiLeaks offered Trump campaign access to hacked documents

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The email - signed by a "Mike Erikson" - was turned over by the Trump Organization to Congressional Investigators looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. The idea is that WikiLeaks posts a data file on the Internet, but it is encrypted and impossible to open without the key. Last month, Trump Jr. released messages he exchanged on Twitter with WikiLeaks starting in September 2016, including about an anti-Trump PAC's password and a request from Trump Jr. Read More »

Creek Fire Map: Current Location of the Wildfire

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In a Facebook statement, Murdoch says some neighbors suffered heavy losses and his thoughts and prayers are with them. The Creek fire has burned more than 11,000 acres and destroyed at least 30 structures. 5, 2017. As of a 3:27 p.m. update from California Fire, the Creek Fire has consumed 11,377 acres since it began Tuesday in Los Angeles County with zero percent containment. Read More »

'Salvator Mundi' Buyer Revealed: Little Known Saudi Prince

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But intelligence officials say Bader was just a proxy for crown prince Mohammed. The new branch of the Louvre in Abu Dhabi will exhibit Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, " Salvator Mundi ", which at $450.3 million became the most expensive painting ever sold at a NY auction last month. Read More »

PSL 2018 final to be hosted in Karachi: PCB

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Peshawar Zalmi is the defending champion as it defeated Quetta Gladiators in the final of PSL-2 played in Lahore s Gaddafi Stadium. Fast bowler Muhammad Sami on Friday appeared before the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) anti-corruption body in connection with a probe into the allegations of spot-fixing. Read More »

Abbas, ex-Hamas chief discuss U.S. decision on Jerusalem

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While Abbas says he continues to view Jerusalem as Palestine's "eternal capital", language identical to Israel's. The Palestinians would be given "limited" sovereignty over a few small, non-contiguous parts of the West Bank, but would have to disavow the right of return for all Palestinian refugees around the world even for that. Read More »

What is really in Australia's new foreign interference laws?

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Turnbull told reporters that his proposals signify the "most significant reforms to Australia's foreign interference laws in decades". The Chinese embassy in Australia released a retaliatory statement on Wednesday, saying that "China has no intention to interfere in Australia's internal affairs or exert influence on its political process through political donations". Read More »

Ukraine shelves controversial corruption law after donor pressure

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In one recent episode, the General Prosecutor's office unmasked an alleged sting operation being carried out by NABU against suspected corruption in the migration service. The US State Department issued a blunt rebuke that publicly sided with NABU and called for the government to back off. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has come under political pressure since launching a series of investigations against top officials in the past year. Read More »