• Thousands At Far-Right Rally Against Merkel Migrant Policy
Thousands At Far-Right Rally Against Merkel Migrant Policy

The case has loosed a series of anguished debates across Germany, primarily about the wisdom of Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision last year to implement an open arms policy towards asylum seekers if such people were, indeed, responsible for the New Year's Eve assaults.

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  • Kenya Flies Back Bodies of Troops Killed in Somalia Attack
Kenya Flies Back Bodies of Troops Killed in Somalia Attack

The four male soldiers were received by the Chief of Defense Forces Gen Samson Mwathethe, Army Commander Lieutenant General Leonard Ngondi, Kenya Airforce Commander Samuel Thuita and Defense Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo. Al Shabaab often cites higher figures for death tolls than those given by officials, who usually play down the numbers. Al-S...

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  • Germany aims to deport foreign criminals as riot follows sex attacks
Germany aims to deport foreign criminals as riot follows sex attacks

Germany has outlined plans to tighten deportation laws for foreigners in the wake of the series of attacks on hundreds of women in Cologne and other cities on New Year's Eve. Youth sentences would be covered too. Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe is at risk because the refugee crisis isn't under control and promised quick action to speed up the ...

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  • Cologne sex assaults: Pakistanis, Syrian attacked in Cologne
Cologne sex assaults: Pakistanis, Syrian attacked in Cologne

Ulf Johansson, Stockholm's regional police chief,  said  that police had failed, as it was "absolutely unacceptable" that young girls could not go to a concert without being molested. Authorities detained two people after the assaults on the men. An INSA poll in  Bild  daily put support for Merkel's conservative bloc down one point at 35 percent ...

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  • Somalia condemns attack on AMISOM , Says sorry to Kenya
Somalia condemns attack on AMISOM , Says sorry to Kenya

On 17 January, Al-Shabaab's Radio Andalus broadcast the voices of two alleged Kenyan Defense Forces (KDF) soldiers captured in the attack. Military pallbearers stand to attention next to the coffins of four Kenyan soldiers who were killed in Somalia, at a ceremony to receive their bodies which were airlifted to Wilson Airport in Nairobi, Kenya Mo...

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  • State of emergency declared in U.S. east coast due to snowstorm threats
State of emergency declared in U.S. east coast due to snowstorm threats

The line between heavy  snow  and not much at all will be a fine one in the NY area, so the area just north of the city will probably have amounts drop off sharply. Millions of residents in the storm's path in Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania scrambled to prepare for the storm, clearing shop shelves of bread, milk and ...

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  • Anonymity Not An Option For Powerball Winners In Florida
Anonymity Not An Option For Powerball Winners In Florida

They say everybody has got the same changes whether you buy one or 20 so me and my uncle buy them Wednesdays and Saturdays". On Oct. 7, 2015, they added  more  10 white balls and subtracted nine red balls to make the odds of winning the big jackpot soar - from the previous 1 in 175 million to the current 1 in 292 million.

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  • Alabama to Perform First Execution in Two Years
Alabama to Perform First Execution in Two Years

Mr. Brooks was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering a woman in 1992. Alabama last executed an inmate named Andrew Reid Lackey in July 2013 for a 2005 murder that began with an attempted robbery. She's remembered as bubbly and fun. "The young lady had no enemies", said Corrine Campbell. She added of Brooks: "We hope he has asked for ...

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  • Making A Murderer Fans Reportedly Find New Evidence
Making A Murderer Fans Reportedly Find New Evidence

It's been nearly a month since Making a Murderer took the world by storm, and thanks to fresh developments nearly daily, its buzz has not subsided. Kratz has remained relatively quiet since the documentary has aired, until now. But some of that was me. "I think it's important that people understand that I'm not that person anymore". However, ...

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  • Major Winter Storm to Hit the Northeast this Weekend: What to Expect
Major Winter Storm to Hit the Northeast this Weekend: What to Expect

According to Accuweather.com's senior meteorologist, Alex Sosnowski , the blizzard will "threaten to bring travel to a standstill from Washington, D.C., to New York City as well as across the southern Appalachians by the weekend". The storm will track along the Gulf Coast tomorrow, and by Friday afternoon be located in central Georgia. The exa...

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  • Focus turns to migrants after New Year's Eve attacks in Cologne
Focus turns to migrants after New Year's Eve attacks in Cologne

A heavy police presence separated them from thousands of counter-demonstrators. While the rally stayed peaceful, police said some 250 far-right hooligans had thrown rocks and smashed shop windows in a traditionally left-wing student district of the city, before police dispersed them.

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  • Tennessee's effort to block same-sex marriage fails in House subcommittee
Tennessee's effort to block same-sex marriage fails in House subcommittee

If passed into law, the measure was expected to be quickly stricken down by the courts. The amendment won 81 percent of the vote but since that time, public opinions have indicated that attitudes toward same-sex marriage have changed. Republican Rep. Mike Carter of Chattanooga said that while he disagrees with the high court's ruling, he consider...

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  • Nor'easter to Bring Big Snow Storm
Nor'easter to Bring Big Snow Storm

An 80 percent chance of snow at night. Both scenarios are still possible, as well as more shifts in the tracks. AccuWeather , a private forecaster, said areas from Charleston, West Virginia, to Boston could get heavy snow .

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  • Another embarassement for Merkel: Germany to ease deportation rules after
Another embarassement for Merkel: Germany to ease deportation rules after

They vented their fury over her government's open-door policy on refugees at Chancellor Angela Merkel. Furtner said he did not have details on where the migrants went next, saying some may try to re-enter Germany while others likely sought asylum in Austria.

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  • We have not 'humiliated' U.S. counterparts: Church of Ireland archbishop
We have not 'humiliated' U.S. counterparts: Church of Ireland archbishop

After the vote to punish the Episcopal Church was announced , the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Church of England were singled out for criticism.  The dispute is over the decision made by the Episcopal Church to conduct same-sex marriage ceremonies.

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  • Al-Shabab Attacks AU Base In Somalia
Al-Shabab Attacks AU Base In Somalia

Senate deputy majority leader, Kipchumba Murkomen, has expressed his message of condolence to the bereaved families whose loved ones were killed in Somalia after the Al-Shabaab terrorist group attacked Kenyan soldiers at the El Adde camp. She added the operation area remains risky, volatile and fluid. Al-Shabab members have carried out many deadly ...

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  • Another embarassement for Merkel: Germany to ease deportation rules after after Cologne attacks
Another embarassement for Merkel: Germany to ease deportation rules after after Cologne attacks

Following the first extensive police report on New Year's Eve sexual attacks in Cologne, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced political pressure over her policy on refugees. Many asylum seekers who commit crimes now avoid deportation because the danger they face in their home country is considered greater than the reason for deporting them.

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  • Philippines welcomes court ruling allowing USA defense pact
Philippines welcomes court ruling allowing USA defense pact

The Philippines hosted two of the largest overseas USA military bases until 1992, the year after the Philippine Senate voted to end the leases in the face of strong anti-US sentiment. This grants the President the power "to enter into an executive agreement on foreign military bases, troops or facilities if "it is not the instrument " that a...

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  • Jakarta bomb attack: Death toll rises to eight
Jakarta bomb attack: Death toll rises to eight

Two civilians and five attackers were killed in the assault on a Starbucks cafe and a police post in the Indonesian capital. "Another victim who was in a coma since the beginning died last night", Jakarta police spokesman Muhammad Iqbal said, in confirming the latest death.

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  • Georgia psychiatrist arrested after 36 of his patients died
Georgia psychiatrist arrested after 36 of his patients died

Investigators said it has been confirmed that at least 12 of Nagareddy's patients deaths' were the result of prescription drug intoxication, according to legal documents obtained by WSB-TV . Calling into question the very thing he's now under investigation for. He will trash you with DRUGS. He has the tendency to prescribe the older psychotropic...

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