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People Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 sit
Author: 0 Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 sit

It initially said more than 40 police had died. Shawkan was one of more than 700 defendants on trial in the same case, majority facing charges of killing police and vandalising property during the clashes. He was expected to now walk free after having spent five years in jail pending trial. The rights watchdog called for a retrial in front of an "impartial court".

People Hundreds arrested as Russians protest pension reform
Author: 0 Hundreds arrested as Russians protest pension reform

Thousands of people protested in cities across Russian Federation yesterday against President Putin's decision to raise the state pension age, in the biggest challenge to his authority in years. Another protester, Katya Shomnikova, 23, said: "They (the authorities) stole my future life, we will have to correct what's been done". Putin, who is 65, has attested that the pension age should be raised to 60 for women and 65 for men because there is an escalating burden on the pension system.

People NY Times: US met Venezuela officers to discuss coup bid
Author: 0 NY Times: US met Venezuela officers to discuss coup bid

They share one goal: "the rebuilding of democracy in their homeland", added spokesman Garrett Marquis. Standing outside his New Jersey golf club in summer previous year, President Trump declared that the United States was considering a "military option" to end the chaos in Venezuela - a comment that alarmed America's allies in the region and some members of his administration.

People Syria Idlib offensive displaces 30000 people
Author: 0 Syria Idlib offensive displaces 30000 people

Elsewhere on Saturday, clashes between Kurdish forces and regime fighters in the divided northeastern city of Qamishli killed 18 combatants, the Kurdish forces and the Observatory said. The EU warned on Monday that airstrikes carried out by the Bashar al-Assad regime and Russian Federation would lead to "catastrophic human and humanitarian consequences" in Idlib and Hama provinces in northern Syria.

People Pence says he never discussed removing Trump from office
Author: 0 Pence says he never discussed removing Trump from office

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky walks to his office after speaking in the senate floor, at the Capitol, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington . I know their character. "I know their dedication and I am absolutely confident that no one on the vice president's staff had anything to do with this".

Author: 0 Hurricane Florence is coming to the East Coast. Here's what to expect

Crystal Kirwan didn't see she had much choice as she got her family ready to leave their home Monday on the coast of North Carolina , with Category 4 Hurricane Florence threatening the state. The Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, but cooler water and higher wind shear - winds moving at different speeds and directions - early in the season are less than ideal for tropical systems to gain and maintain strength.

People 'Cruel and vicious': Palestinian officials condemn Trump's closure of DC office
Author: 0 'Cruel and vicious': Palestinian officials condemn Trump's closure of DC office

Bolton also warned that the administration would work to sanction of the funds of ICC officials and that officials would be prosecuted in US criminal courts. Bolton's speech outlined the Trump administration's opposition to the court. Those crimes should be investigated and all responsible parties punished, even if the ICC-which already has a hard time holding war criminals accountable-isn't right for the job.

People China’s trade surplus with US hits new record
Author: 0 China’s trade surplus with US hits new record

Imports of US goods rose 11.1 percent to $13.3 billion, decelerating from the previous month's 11.8 percent. China has said it's ready to impose retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of US goods. "I would think that we will lose business to the Chinese competitors here in the USA and what I can see is that if our sales go down, there could be layoffs in our company", he said.

People Man arrested after ramming car through Lyon airport and onto runway
Author: 0 Man arrested after ramming car through Lyon airport and onto runway

Still chased by police, he then crashed through two glass doors at the airport's Terminal 1 to drive onto the runways, authorities said. The motive is not yet known. Extraordinary footage shared online shows the dramatic moment dozens of police officers give chase across the tarmac. Radio Télé Luxembourg has reported shots were fired by police at the scene.

People Watergate's Woodward says 'Times' Trump op-ed not up to his standards
Author: 0 Watergate's Woodward says 'Times' Trump op-ed not up to his standards

What Woodward never explains is who wrote the NAFTA memo. He said he had talked to more than 100 people, and that half of them are key sources for the book. A "whodunnit?" style guessing game has raged in the corridors of power and on social media over the identity of the author , prompting almost every cabinet-ranked member of the government to deny involvement.

People Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It'
Author: 0 Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It'

Mr Obama has previously held back from openly criticising President Trump. By email, by tweet and on camera, the denials paraded in from Cabinet-level officials - and even Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday - apparently crafted for an audience of one, seated in the Oval Office.

People Former Cameron Advisor Says Key Electorate Won't Want Boris PM
Author: 0 Former Cameron Advisor Says Key Electorate Won't Want Boris PM

He said that rather than getting a "generous free trade deal", Britain is saying, "yes sir, no sir, three bags full sir", to Brussels. "It is a humiliation. There is no justification for such an outrageous, inappropriate and hurtful analogy . Again, I say, enough. While the incendiary comments attracted criticism from other Tories, DUP MP Sammy Wilson said last night he wished Mr Johnson had spoken out sooner.

People Tropical Storm Florence turns into a hurricane
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Florence turns into a hurricane

The storm became a hurricane Sunday and is expected to strengthen rapidly over the next few days as it heads toward the East Coast of the U.S. Florence has sustained winds of 70 mph on Sunday morning and is located 765 miles southeast of Bermuda.

People Obama urges voters to mobilize against the politics of fear
Author: 0 Obama urges voters to mobilize against the politics of fear

Obama's point is that this, while less abnormal than Trump's deranged-emperor routine, is not normal, either. He accused Mr Trump of "cosying up" to Russia's Vladimir Putin and adopting the "politics of fear and resentment". "It should not be a partisan issue to say that we do not pressure the attorney general or the Federal Bureau of Investigation to use the criminal justice system as a cudgel to punish our political opponents", Obama said.

People Sweden elections: Swedes take to polls amid debate over immigration
Author: 0 Sweden elections: Swedes take to polls amid debate over immigration

Moderates leader Ulf Kristersson meanwhile said that after the election , Sweden would need "a strong cross-bloc cooperation to isolate the forces. pushing for Sweden to withdraw from global cooperation". "The fact that the Sweden Democrats didn't do as well as some of them had dared to hope means that that trio [the Moderates, Christian Democrats and Sweden Democrats , ed.], which I think probably would be prepared to form some sort of government together, they can't because they haven't ...

People 7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected
Author: 0 7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected

Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. A group of men playing petanque tried to stop him by throwing a heavy iron ball used in the popular French game, according to Le Parisien .

People Basra protests: Iraq government buildings torched in new unrest
Author: 0 Basra protests: Iraq government buildings torched in new unrest

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi called it a "savage attack", while Iraq's foreign ministry said it was "an unacceptable act undermining the interests of Iraq and its global relations". On Friday, two protesters died from gunshot wounds and 39 were wounded, local health and security sources said. Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the ultimate authority for devout members of Iraq's Shia majority, placed blame for the unrest with political leaders and said a new government should be ...

People Myanmar rejects ICC decision over Rohingya crisis
Author: 0 Myanmar rejects ICC decision over Rohingya crisis

The tribunal said in a statement that the ICC's "pre-trial chamber... may exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportations of the Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh". The ICC's decision was meant to pave the way for prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to further examine whether there is sufficient evidence to file charges in the case.

People Anti-immigrant party wins 20% in Sweden vote
Author: 0 Anti-immigrant party wins 20% in Sweden vote

Still, their result looks set to fall short of their own leaders' predictions of a vote of 20 per cent or more. The four-party Alliance - made up of the conservative Moderates, Christian Democrats, Liberals and Center - rejected Lofven's invite, urging him to resign as it reiterated its determination to form its own government.

People George Papadopoulos Sentenced to Two Weeks in Prison for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 George Papadopoulos Sentenced to Two Weeks in Prison for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Since that time , the former campaign aide has been cooperating with investigators working with Robert Mueller on the Russian election interference probe. Papadopoulos concluded by saying "this investigation has global implications, and the truth matters". He said Papadopoulos' deception required investigators to scour more than 100,000 emails and gigabytes of data to reconstruct the timeline of his contacts with Russians and Russian intermediaries.

People Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column
Author: 0 Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

They also come as former president Barack Obama has stepped forward to harshly criticize Trump and Republican politics, comparing Trump in a speech Friday to demagogues around the world who exploit "a politics of fear and resentment and retrenchment".

People Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea: Woodward
Author: 0 Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea: Woodward

Woodward has covered nine presidencies and written 19 books. CNN is not aware of the identity of the individuals White House aides have zeroed in on. And, quite frankly, if there was a person in the White House or in the administration who wanted to tell me what's in that op-ed piece I would say 'OK, name me who was there.

People North Korea Mounts Military Parade
Author: 0 North Korea Mounts Military Parade

The mass games involve tens of thousands of people holding up placards or dancing in precise unison and are meant to be a display of national unity. Foreign journalists in the North Korean capital posted Twitter photos showing parade floats with large slogans pushing economic development.

People Iraqi authorities cancel planned curfew in Basra
Author: 0 Iraqi authorities cancel planned curfew in Basra

The incident occurred after sunset when angry protesters forced the security forces guarding the consulate to withdraw, paving way for the protesters to broke into the consulate building and burn it, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

People UP, Kerala top list of cases under Sec 377
Author: 0 UP, Kerala top list of cases under Sec 377

A participant stands behind a rainbow flag during a gay pride parade promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, in Chennai, India June 24, 2018. "The veil of social morality can not be used to violate fundamental rights of even a single individual, for the foundation of constitutional morality rests upon the recognition of diversity that pervades the society", CJI Misra ruled.

People Russia Warns US of Possible Syria Attack in Area with US Troops
Author: 0 Russia Warns US of Possible Syria Attack in Area with US Troops

Meanwhile, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said the Marines deployed to at-Tanf would conduct a multi-day exercise using live ammunition. But U.S. officials have maintained the communications line did not fail in that instance because the incident did not involve Russian government forces.

People Bob Woodward on Trump: 'People better wake up'
Author: 0 Bob Woodward on Trump: 'People better wake up'

Ever since the explosive op-ed was posted, officials inside the West Wing have been speculating about who the author could be - and were on edge, pointing fingers at colleagues. "You are sabotaging it with your cowardly actions". "It speaks to some kind of sad desperation on the part of "never- Trumpers" - even those inside the administration - that stems from the collapse of the Russian Federation collusion narrative", said City Councilman Joe Borelli (R-Staten Island), Trump's NY ...

Author: 0 Caller Blasts White House Whistleblower's Attack On Donald Trump As "Fake News"

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned the essay. "It's not mine", he said . "It's a coup ", said Rick Edmonds, media business analyst at the Poynter Institute, "until the next news cycle". "They don't like Donald Trump and I don't like them because they're very dishonest people", the president told reporters. Meadows said he disagrees with Ryan, who said earlier in the day that he doesn't know what role Congress would have in investigating the opinion piece.

People Obama stumps for Democrats in California
Author: 0 Obama stumps for Democrats in California

Obama was accepting an ethics in government award at the university on Friday. "It's a consequential moment in our history", Obama told the crowd. " Many of them never imagined running for office, but what they understood is the stakes are high in this election".

People Florence Expected To Become Hurricane Before U.S. Landfall
Author: 0 Florence Expected To Become Hurricane Before U.S. Landfall

To the east of Florence , forecasters are also watching tropical storms Helene and Isaac. Florence remains a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph and located some 1,500 miles east of east of the US mainland, slowly tracking to the west at less than 10 mph.

People Mike Pence pressures Paraguay over Jerusalem embassy move
Author: 0 Mike Pence pressures Paraguay over Jerusalem embassy move

Here is the statement from the White House, "Vice President Mike Pence spoke yesterday with President Mario Abdo Benitez of Paraguay to discuss Asuncion's recent announcement to delay the official move of its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem".

People Trump Calls Mueller Interview 'A Big Waste of Time'
Author: 0 Trump Calls Mueller Interview 'A Big Waste of Time'

Trump has also denied any campaign collusion. However, Giuliani said there is still debate over whether the questions will include topics over possible obstruction of justice. "There will be no questions at all on obstruction". Mr. Giuliani said an agreement could be reached this weekend. "Everybody that looked at anybody over there, they get him on some kind of a lie", Trump said, referring to the special counsel's office, before referencing his former national security adviser ...

People Japan cancels friendly with Chile after natural disaster
Author: 0 Japan cancels friendly with Chile after natural disaster

With the coal-fired power plant that provides roughly half of Hokkaido's electricity offline, around 2.95 million households served by Hokkaido Electric Power Co. local time (2300 GMT Wednesday), according to public broadcaster NHK. Local media said the dead included an 82-year-old man who fell down the stairs at his home during the quake and that around 130 people had sustained minor injuries.

People Another economist resigns from EAC after Atif Mian asked to step down
Author: 0 Another economist resigns from EAC after Atif Mian asked to step down

The notification stated the EAC will comprise 18 members of which seven belong to the government sector while the remaining 11 belong to the private sector. In another tweet he stated: Truth be told, if there was one academic on the EAC that Pakistan needs, it was @AtifRMian . He also appreciative of enormous talent in Pakistan.

People Five people found dead in Australian city of Perth
Author: 0 Five people found dead in Australian city of Perth

The discovery was made this morning at a home on Coode Street in the Perth suburb of Bedford. "Police have located the bodies of a number of deceased people including women and children". "We're all in complete shock". "I am deeply saddened by what had happened today", she said. He would not name the regional police station the man went to because of the "highly emotive" nature of the situation.