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Image : Russian consul in Athens found dead; no signs of foul play

Russian consul in Athens found dead; no signs of foul play

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Yahoo News ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say the head of the consular section at the Russian Embassy in Athens has been found dead in his apartment in the Greek capital, but there are no immediate indications of foul play.

Image : At CES 2017, Faraday Future showed the car that could make or break it

At CES 2017, Faraday Future showed the car that could make or break it

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 04,2017

CES At CES 2017, Faraday Future showed the car that could make or break it Faraday Future has endured its share of criticism, beginning at last year's CES when the much-hyped company showed images of a Batmobile-esque vehicle that was not designed

Image : Aleppo Christians prepare war-ravaged church for Christmas

Aleppo Christians prepare war-ravaged church for Christmas

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 23,2016

Inside Aleppo's crumbling Saint Elias Cathedral, Nehme Badawi and his brother Bashir rummage through the snow-covered rubble for wood and scrap metal to make a crude Nativity scene for Christmas. The roof of the famed church in Aleppo's Old City had

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Why fewer states are trying teens as adults

access_timeApr 28,2017 chat_bubble_outline21

Yahoo News When New York this month raised the age at which young criminal offenders would still be considered juveniles, it was a major change for a state that since 1824 had considered everyone 16 and older as an adult. New York’s decision to...

Across US, states answering cries for police reforms

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Yahoo News The week that Freddie Gray died in a Baltimore hospital in April 2015, while the city burned and protesters across the country demanded police reforms, legislators in Colorado were gathered to deliver just that. The Colorado lawmakers...

To preserve Obamacare, liberal states plan to use Trump's words against him

access_timeApr 13,2017 chat_bubble_outline36

Yahoo News To stop President Donald Trump from undermining Obamacare, Democratic Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is considering an approach that has worked against the administration on immigration: using Mr. Trump's own words against...

US and other nuclear-armed states boycott UN meeting to discuss banning nukes

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Yahoo News Negotiations for a treaty to rid the world of nuclear weapons began in the United Nations on Monday. Most member states of the United Nations have said they wish for a world without nuclear weapons. Recommended: How much do you know...

GOP pushes 'economic terrorism' bills in 18 states to discourage protests

access_timeMar 17,2017 chat_bubble_outline48

Yahoo News After watching protests erupt around the country against police shootings, tougher immigration laws, and the Trump administration, Arizona state Sen. John Kavanagh reportedly came to a conclusion: “This stuff is all planned” by...

US states pile pressure on Trump's revised travel ban

access_timeMar 14,2017 chat_bubble_outline29

Bao Moi - WASHINGTON: A group of US states run by Democrats on Monday (Mar 13) stepped up the pressure in federal court for the suspension of Republican President Donald Trump's amended travel ban, if possible before it takes effect on Thursday....

The challenge of fragile states

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Yahoo News Some states stand out for their unwillingness or inability to offer proper governance – like Somalia, where much of the nation has remained outside the recognized government's control, or Yemen, where a devastating civil war and famine...

Vietnam halts poultry imports from avian flu hit US states

access_timeMar 11,2017 chat_bubble_outline39

Vietnamnet - Vietnam has suspended the imports of poultry and poultry products from the US states of Tennessee and Wisconsin which have been affected by avian flu....

Court says EU states can withhold humanitarian visas. What's next for migrants?

access_timeMar 09,2017 chat_bubble_outline45

Yahoo News In the face of rising populism and anti-migrant sentiment across Europe, a ruling by the European Court of Justice that European states are not obliged to issue humanitarian visas has left conservatives cheering – and migrant rights...

A comeback for cursive? More states encouraging penmanship in school

access_timeMar 06,2017 chat_bubble_outline26

Yahoo News Recommended: 1912 eighth grade exam: Could you make it to high school in 1912? The development of automatic motor movements, the study suggested, was key – when you can write in a smooth, no-thought-required manner, you can concentrate...

Anti-Assad states to meet on Syria amid concerns over U.S. policy

access_timeFeb 15,2017 chat_bubble_outline30

Yahoo News By John Irish BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will meet on Friday for the first time since Donald Trump's U.S. administration took office, to seek common ground ahead of U.N.-backed peace...

Car imports from ASEAN states explode in January, sparking fierce local competition

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Vietnamnet - The number of cars of nine seats and less imported from Thailand and Indonesia soared in January, sparking fierce competition between importers and local automakers....

Syrian dissident says war 'over' as states cut aid to rebels

access_timeFeb 10,2017 chat_bubble_outline30

Yahoo News By Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) - A prominent Syrian dissident said on Friday he believed the country's war was effectively over, as foreign governments have cut support to rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. Louay...

China says United States should 'brush up on' South China Sea history

access_timeFeb 08,2017 chat_bubble_outline33

Yahoo News The United States needs to brush up on its history about the South China Sea, as World War Two-related agreements mandated that all Chinese territories taken by Japan had to be returned to China, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in...

United States disburses $98 million to El Salvador

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Yahoo News The United States granted El Salvador $98 million on Monday, as part of a plan to combat lawlessness and corruption and diminish the flow of migrants heading north. The funds, which were approved by the U.S. Congress in 2015, will be used...

2 states say allowing travel ban would 'unleash chaos again'

access_timeFeb 06,2017 chat_bubble_outline31

Yahoo News Lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota have told a federal appellate court that restoring President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries would "unleash ......

The Latest: States cite 'chaos' in Trump's refugee order

access_timeFeb 06,2017 chat_bubble_outline28

Yahoo News The Latest on the lawsuit involving President Donald Trump's executive order restraining immigration (all times local): 4:30 a.m. Lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota have told a federal appellate ......

Chinese navy wraps up visits to 4 Persian Gulf states

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Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese navy task force has wrapped up visits to four Persian Gulf states as the increasingly capable maritime force grows its presence in the strategically vital region....

Challenges to Trump's immigration orders spread to more U.S. states

access_timeFeb 01,2017 chat_bubble_outline40

Bao Moi - BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31 -- Legal challenges to President Donald Trump's first moves on immigration spread on Tuesday, with three states suing over his executive order banning travel into the United States by citizens of seven...

Kuwait minister calls for dialogue between Iran, Gulf states in rare visit to Tehran

access_timeJan 25,2017 chat_bubble_outline49

Yahoo News Kuwait’s foreign minister made a rare visit to Tehran on Wednesday and called for frank dialogue between Iran and its regional neighbors, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported. Tensions have rocketed between Iran, which is...

Cambodia suspends annual military drill with United States

access_timeJan 16,2017 chat_bubble_outline43

Yahoo News Cambodia has suspended joint military exercises with the United States this year that were due to have been held for the eighth year in a row, a defense ministry spokesman said on Monday. Cambodia was too busy preparing for local...

Mexico names new ambassador to United States

access_timeJan 13,2017 chat_bubble_outline49

Yahoo News MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president has nominated the current head of the North American Development Bank, Geronimo Gutierrez Fernandez, to be the country's new ambassador in Washington....

Ice storm targets central United States

access_timeJan 13,2017 chat_bubble_outline32

Yahoo News (Reuters) - An ice storm heading for the central United States is threatening to take down trees and power lines and create treacherous travel conditions on Friday and into the weekend, the National Weather Service said. Ice, freeze rain...

Volkswagen: Draft settlement with United States contains fines of $4.3 billion

access_timeJan 10,2017 chat_bubble_outline19

Yahoo News Volkswagen: Draft settlement with United States contains fines of $4.3 billion....

Five Indian states go to polls in test for Modi

access_timeJan 04,2017 chat_bubble_outline22

Yahoo News Five Indian states representing more than 160 million voters will go to the polls in the next two months, the election commission said Wednesday, in a key test for the prime minister after his shock move to ban all high-value notes. The...

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