• Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukrainian capital
Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukrainian capital

He has also spoken out against Russia's annexation of Crimea in March 2014, although he voted for the move at the time . Then 70 more died in January and February near Debaltseve, which occurred five months after Russian Federation and Ukraine agreed on a ceasefire agreement.

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  • Sisters claim border protection agent sexually assaulted them
Sisters claim border protection agent sexually assaulted them

CBP officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and turned the subject over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations. Two officers allegedly then brought them to a border facility. The alleged incident happened shortly after the sisters and another minor presented themselves to CBP agents near the Texas border.

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  • All Parties Confirm Participation In Upcoming Syria Peace Talks
All Parties Confirm Participation In Upcoming Syria Peace Talks

The talks will focus on four issues "in parallel" - governance, constitutional changes, elections and counter-terrorism measures, United Nations spokeswoman Alessandra Vellucci said in a statement read out to a United Nations briefing in Geneva .

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  • Trump Jr.'s Response To London Terrorism Sparks Backlash
Trump Jr.'s Response To London Terrorism Sparks Backlash

Thousands of people have gathered in Trafalgar Square to remember the victims of the London terror attack . Two people were killed after an assailant drove a 4x4 vehicle into a crowd on Westminster Bridge, and a police officer died after being stabbed during the attack which began at around 2:40 p.m.

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  • Israel ranked the world's 11th happiest country
Israel ranked the world's 11th happiest country

The list assesses economic, health and polling data compiled by economists, which are averaged over three years from 2014 to 2016. In the 2017 report , Norway displaced Denmark as the world's happiest country. And only two African countries have made significant gains in happiness over the past decade. Avinoam Bar-Yosef, the head of the Jeru...

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  • Denver Listed as Uncooperative by ICE in Weekly Report Ordered by Trump
Denver Listed as Uncooperative by ICE in Weekly Report Ordered by Trump

Several offiicials pointed out inaccuracies in the report after it was published Monday. The ICE requests, called "detainers", are not uniformly honored across the country. The request asks, essentially, that local law enforcement hold that person for 48 hours to potentially hand them over to ICE. Many so-called sanctuary jurisdictions do not h...

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  • Norway is the world's happiest country
Norway is the world's happiest country

Denmark comes in at #2, followed by Iceland and Switzerland. Norway moved from No. 4 to the top spot in the rankings, which combine economic, health and polling data compiled by economists that are averaged over three years from 2014 to 2016.

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  • Syrian Army Engaged in Fierce Fighting near Damascus after Terrorists Incursion
Syrian Army Engaged in Fierce Fighting near Damascus after Terrorists Incursion

The rebel offensive was launched in the Jobar district of eastern Damascus, and was led by Islamist groups including Ahrar al-Sham and the recently formed umbrella jihadist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham. Control of Jobar is divided between the government and rebel factions. President Assad's forces have hit back - with ordinary men, women and chil...

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  • Trump on Iraq War: US 'Should Never Ever Have Left'
Trump on Iraq War: US 'Should Never Ever Have Left'

After an appeal from Abbadi, Trump decided this month's revised order would not include Iraq because of its cooperation with the US. Recognizing that terrorism can not be defeated by military might alone, Trump and al-Abadi also agreed to promote an extensive political and economic partnership between the two countries.

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  • Pope asks for forgiveness for Catholic Church's role in Rwanda genocide
Pope asks for forgiveness for Catholic Church's role in Rwanda genocide

The Catholic Church in Rwanda previous year offered an apology, saying some of its members had fanned the ethnic hatred that led to the killings, but Kagame said at the time that he wanted the pope himself to say sorry. In November, a letter of apology signed by the bishops representing the nine dioceses in Rwanda was read in all churches. "The...

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  • 'I screwed up,' Orly Airport attacker told father before assault
'I screwed up,' Orly Airport attacker told father before assault

The prosecutor added that, according to soldiers, the attacker yelled: "Put down your weapons!" French prosecutor Francois Molins said Belgacem had been flagged as having been radicalised during a spell in detention in 2011-2012. More than 230 people have died in France in the past two years at the hands of attackers allied to the militant Islami...

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  • What killed North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother?
What killed North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother?

Malaysian authorities have not said why they want to arrest Kim Uk-il. The roughly 1,000 North Koreans living in Malaysia are now able to establish businesses and use worldwide financial systems there. They are believed to have applied the super-toxic nerve agent that killed Jong Nam in minutes. Two women have been charged with murder in Kim's ...

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  • Paul Ryan: GOP to introduce Obamacare 'repeal/replace' bill after break
Paul Ryan: GOP to introduce Obamacare 'repeal/replace' bill after break

In January, Congress voted to pass a budget resolution instructing committees to write legislation that would dismantle much of Obamacare. House Republicans received plan options at a party caucus before they headed home for the week-long Presidents Day break.

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  • President Trump picks Philip Bilden for Navy secretary
President Trump picks Philip Bilden for Navy secretary

His two sons now serve in the Navy, one reportedly a Naval Academy graduate. Bilden's military experience was 10 years in the Army Reserve as a military Intelligence officer, between 1986 and 1996. "Maintaining the strength, readiness, and capabilities of our maritime force is critical to our national security", Bilden said in a statement. He als...

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