MI5 blunders that allowed Jihadi John to slip the net
MI5 and police came into contact at least a dozen times with the man identified yesterday as Jihadi John before he was able to flee Britain for Syria, it emerged last night. The security services made a botched attempt to “turn” Mohammed Emwazi after he was ...
The 'gentle, kind' Jihadi John, a 'beautiful young man'Washington Post
Slain ISIS Hostage David Haines' Daughter Wants Jihadi John DeadNBCNews.com
ISIS militant 'Jihadi John' identified, US officials sayCNN International
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Hong Kong Woman Sentenced to 6 Years for Abusing Indonesian Maid
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HONG KONG — A Hong Kong woman convicted of beating and threatening her Indonesian maid was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday, in a case that focused attention on the treatment of domestic servants here. Law Wan-tung, 44, was found guilty ...
UPDATE 2-Hong Kong woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maidReuters
Hong Kong woman gets 6 years in Indonesian maid abuse caseU-T San Diego
HK woman gets six years for maid abuseAl Jazeera America
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Argentine President Cleared Of Cover-Up
A judge on February 26 dismissed the charges against Argentina's President, Cristina Fernandez, and Foreign Minister Hector Timerman over the alleged cover-up in a 1994 terrorist attack. The two had been charged with trying to cover up Iran's involvement ...
Case dismissed against Argentina's Cristina de KirchnerThe Times (subscription)
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Argentine Judge Eases Pressure on President as Charges DismissedBloomberg
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Afghan avalanches, flooding taking toll across the country
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that severe conditions and lack of machinery are hampering efforts to reach people trapped, injured or dead after avalanches and flooding across large swaths of the country. Mohammad Aslam Syas, deputy ...
Death toll from Afghan avalanches reaches 200The News International
Death toll at 168 from Afghanistan avalanchesCNN International
Afghanistan's cold, ruthless killerNEWS.com.au
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Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia's security concerns over Ukraine
BEIJING (Reuters) - Western powers should take into consideration Russia's legitimate security concerns over Ukraine, a top Chinese diplomat has said in an unusually frank and open display of support for Moscow's position in the crisis. Qu Xing, China's ...
US, Russia trade barbsThe News International
Ukraine rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in eastThe Denver Post
UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine FridayDaily Times
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An American Atheist Writer Has Been Hacked to Death in Bangladesh
Police forensics investigate the scene where U.S. blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death by Munir Uz Zaman—AFP/Getty Images Police forensics investigate the scene where U.S. blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death by unidentified ...
Bangladesh's #CharlieHebdo moment: Writer Avjit Roy murdered with machetes ...Firstpost
Unidentified attackers hack US blogger to death in DhakaThe Daily Star
Bangladesh activists protest US blogger's murderDaily Mail
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US-led strikes on IS after group seizes 220 Christians
The US-led coalition has carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, where the jihadists have launched a new offensive and kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians. The raids on Thursday struck areas around the town of Tal Tamr ...
ISIS has now abducted 220 Christian Assyrians, activists sayCBC.ca
Syrian Kurds cut Islamic State supply line as fears for captives mountSydney Morning Herald
Militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifactsSan Francisco Chronicle
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US, Cuba to meet for second round of normalization talks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuban and U.S. officials meet in Washington on Friday for a second round of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations, amid friction over Cuba's place on a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. The one-day talks, led by senior ...
US, Cuba seek breakthrough in new round of historic talksBangkok Post
Embassy Reopenings Top Americans' List in Cuba TalksVoice of America
Second Round of Cuba-US Talks: Anticipated StancesPrensa Latina
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My Govt'll Not Grant Boko Haram Amnesty – Buhari
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Gunman kills 3, found dead in South Korean city: police
Gunman kills 3, found dead in South Korean city: police EnlargeSouth Korean police officers investigate the scene of an incident in Hwaseong, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a ...
Gunman kills three in South KoreaBBC News
South Korea Gunman Commits Suicide After Killing Relatives, PolicemanSputnik International
South Korea Shootings May Raise Calls for More Hunting Gun ControlWall Street Journal (blog)
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German nurse jailed for life for murdering patients
A former nurse who admitted killing more than 30 patients with lethal drug overdoses has been jailed for life by a court in northern Germany. The man, identified as Niels H, 38, was convicted of two counts of murder and attempted murder. He told the court last ...
Germany: Nurse Guilty in Clinic DeathsNew York Times
German nurse claims he killed 30 patientsIrish Examiner
German nurse sentenced to life for murdersTelegraph.co.uk
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Video shows ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq
Irbil, Iraq (CNN) They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries. New video released by ISIS shows militants smashing what they say are antiquities at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.
Islamic State's smashing of artifacts latest act of cultural hatredLos Angeles Times
Historians Pore Over ISIS Video of Smashed Statues for Clues to What's Been LostNew York Times
Islamic State takes sledgehammer, drills to Iraqi historySydney Morning Herald
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Bikram Choudhury, founder of popular Bikram yoga, sued for sexual assault - Christian Science Monitor
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Bikram Choudhury, founder of popular Bikram yoga, sued for sexual assault
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The creator of the popular brand of yoga has been accused of repeated sexual assault dating back to 2010. By Julie Gordon, Reuters February 26, 2015. About video ads. Founder of Bikram Yoga Accused of Raping Students. Bikram Choudhury, the yoga ...
Bikram Choudhury, yoga guru, sued by instructor for alleged sexual assaultCBC.ca
6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, gropingDaily Mail
6 Women Accuse Hot Yoga Founder Of Rape, GropingCBS Local
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Fresno Bee: After 67 years of marriage, couple dies holding hands
In hospital beds pushed together in their Easton home, Floyd and Violet Hartwig weren't able to communicate the day they died — at least, not in words. Their breathing told another story. As the couple lay side by side and held hands, family members noticed ...
Couple Married 67 Years Holds Hands in Final Hours TogetherABC News
Couple married 67 years dies holding handsFresno Bee
Married 67 years, Fresno couple dies hours apartCBS News
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The Simple (and Unwelcome) Solution to Anti-Semitism
I was born in August, 1946 in the city of Vitebsk, Belarus. In that summer, the second after the end of World War Two, life was slowly hobbling back to normalcy, in the wake of the horrors of the Second World War. But half my family did not get to see those ...
Israel is tearing Jewish communities apartHaaretz
Don't wear kippa in Germany's Muslim neighborhoods – Jewish leaderRT
Into the Fray: The Chamberlainization of Israeli politicsJerusalem Post Israel News
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Arson damages seminary in Jerusalem
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews look through a window at damage inside a Greek Orthodox seminary in Jerusalem February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Awad. Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Reuters. OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: An arson attack ...
Jerusalem church building torched in apparent hate crimeChannel News Asia
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Suicide attack on Turkish embassy car in Kabul kills one
KABUL: A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle laden with explosives into a Turkish embassy car in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least one person inside, the ministry of interior said. The explosion struck in the heart of the heavily fortified diplomatic ...
Turkish soldier killed in attack on embassy vehicle in KabulU-T San Diego
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Dutch town residents staying indoors to escape aggressive owl
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The latest attacks on innocent bystanders that have Dutch villagers cowering in their homes at night come not from armed extremists but from an unusually aggressive owl with a nearly 6-foot wingspan. lRelated It's no hoot: Oregon city to post signs about ...
Dutch town cowers in terror over Eagle owl attackseuronews
Owl in Purmerend sows terror in Dutch city after launching 15 aerial attacks in ...Daily Mail
Dutch town on alert after 'terror owl' attacksIrish Times
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Palestinian Islamic Jihad have rearmed and replenished ranks
It is six months since a ceasefire deal was brokered between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza strip. During the conflict more than 2,000 people were killed in the seven weeks of fighting, and nearly half a million were displaced. There are growing ...
Banksy highlights Gaza plight with mock tourism videoYnetnews
Banksy on New Gaza Art: We Care More About Kittens Than Human SufferingHollywood Reporter
Graffiti king Banksy takes his art to GazaUSA TODAY
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Netanyahu, Herzog vow to solve housing crisis after election
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Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his challenger, Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog, promised Wednesday to implement State Comptroller Joseph Shapiro's recommendations on how to solve the housing crisis in the next government that they ...
Boehner defends Netanyahu speech as White House decides not to snub AIPACYnetnews
Susan Rice, Samantha Power to Address AIPAC MeetingABC News
Democratic boycott of Netanyahu speech to Congress growsPress TV
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