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Life term for Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdier's murder Jewish gang leader Yosef Haim Ben-David convicted of murdering the teenager in 2014.
Al Jazeera | 1 hour, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Drummer for ICoast band Magic System drowns at beach resort The drummer for popular Ivory Coast music group Magic System has drowned in an accident at a seaside resort in the country, the band announced Tuesday. A family member said Didier Bonaventure Deigna died "trying to save a person from drowning".
Yahoo! News | 1 hour, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Freedom of Information Under Threat Twenty-five years after the world declared that freedom of information is a fundamental human right, journalists are under increasing threat of official censorship, harassment, imprisonment, and even assassination.
Voice of America | 2 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Surgery Text Updates Smooth the Experience for Patients and Families Surgery Text Updates Smooth the Experience for Patients and Families
Voice of America | 2 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Five held for desecrating Sikh man's turban in Pakistan Five Muslim men appeared in court under blasphemy law after Sikh man complained they threw his turban in a clash.
Al Jazeera | 3 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pakistan: No Military Action Against Afghan Taliban on Its Soil Pakistan is rejecting Afghan demands for military action against Taliban commanders within Pakistan and emphasizes the need to continue talks for a settlement to the conflict in Afghanistan. In Islamabad Tuesday, Pakistani foreign policy adviser Sartaj Az
Voice of America | 3 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Philippines to Discuss Lease of Japan Surveillance Planes The Philippine defense chief said Tuesday his government has agreed in principle to lease five Japanese surveillance planes to be used in patrolling disputed areas of the South China Sea and in search-and-rescue missions during disasters. Defense Secretar
Voice of America | 3 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Olympic Flame in Brazil for a 90-Day Relay The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazils capital for a 90-day relay around the country before reaching the famous Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the opening of the Games on August 5. The flame arrived in Brasilia from Greece, where the Olympic Gam
Voice of America | 3 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Norway Wealth Fund Turns up Climate Heat on Exxon, Chevron Norway's $872-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, said it would press U.S. oil majors ExxonMobil and Chevron to do more to report on the risks of climate change. The fund said on Tuesday it would vote in favor of shareholder proposals, opp
Voice of America | 3 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
French pitch worries after Boufal injury An injury to Morocco and Lille's Sofiane Boufal prompts the French players' union to call for an end to the use of synthetic grass pitches.
BBC News | 3 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend