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‘I will report to Trump who votes against US Jerusalem decision’ – Haley in letter to UN members

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 12:22 The US ambassador to the UN has warned member states that Donald Trump will take a vote on his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “personally,” and she will report back to him on nay-sayers at the UN General Assembly. The warning was contained in an apparently threatening letter ahead of the General Assembly’s ...

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Russia’s FSB detains ISIS cell members planning terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 11:27 Edited time: 15 Dec, 2017 12:01 The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained seven people suspected of being members of a terrorist cell linked to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), the organization reports. A series of bombings was planned for Saturday, it said. The attacks were planned to involve “a suicide bomber blowing ...

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Berlin police raid homes of suspected ISIS members, arrests reported

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 15:03 Authorities in Berlin are raiding the homes of suspected members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), the public prosecutor’s office has said. Several people have been arrested, according to local media. The prosecutor’s office in Berlin tweeted about the searches, which took place early on Thursday. Bild reported that seven houses and other properties ...

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84% of grooming gang members Asian, researchers say

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 08:15 The vast majority of men convicted of child grooming gang offences in Britain are Asian, according to think tank Quilliam. The new research found differences in the ways in which pedophiles from different ethnic backgrounds operate. Quilliam said in its study of 58 grooming gangs, 84 percent were of Asian heritage, and 70 percent ...

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Two members of Congress among hundreds arrested protesting DACA, TPS decisions

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 21:19 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 21:24 Thousands of protesters gathered at the Capitol Building in Washington, DC to protest the Trump administration’s decision to ditch programs protecting immigrants. Over two hundred people were arrested, including two members of Congress. Organized by The New York Immigrant Coalition and CASA Virginia, protesters called for Congress to ...

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Suspected ISIS members from Syria detained in Germany, reportedly plotted Christmas market attack

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 15:56 Edited time: 21 Nov, 2017 15:57 Six Syrian asylum seekers suspected of being ISIS members and plotting an attack against a “public target” have been detained in a large-scale operation by police in Germany. Local media report that the suspects had targeted a Christmas market. Read more Some 500 officers took part in a ...

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London to lose 1,000 jobs as EU members bid for agencies post-Brexit

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 01:07 London has lost two European agencies to Paris and Amsterdam after the EU’s major cities battled it out to host the facilities following Britain’s departure from the political union. The vote to decide the fate of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) took place in Brussels on Tuesday, with ...

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Amazon’s latest Whole Foods price cuts include deeper discounts for Prime members

Amazon today unveiled a preview of its official rewards program for Whole Foods shoppers by slashing prices on turkeys and other items ahead of the holidays, while offering even deeper discounts to customers who are also Amazon Prime members. Amazon’s plan to reward Prime members with additional savings was previously announced by the companies as one of the many integrations ...

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100 members to quit Macron party over ‘lack of democracy’

Some 100 activists from Emmanuel Macron’s political party are quitting because the movement “offends fundamental principles of democracy” and shows “arrogance and contempt” for its dialogue-seeking members. The disillusioned members of the ruling Republic on the Move (LREM) party announced that they would leave the movement ahead of the LREM Congress which is to take place in the city of ...

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‘Europe already within N. Korean missile range, NATO members in danger’ – Stoltenberg

North Korean missiles now have the range to strike Europe which puts NATO members in danger, Jens Stoltenberg has stated ahead of his visit to Japan and South Korea, saying the military alliance has the capabilities to respond to any threat. “We recognize that Europe has also entered the [North Korean] missile range, and NATO member states are already in ...

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