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Shortly afterward, the Israeli air force retaliated by attacking a significant portion of Syrian air defenses-reportedly as high as 40 to 50 percent of them-as well as a few Iranian facilities in Syria, for the first time since the outset of the Israel-Lebanon war in 1982.
  • Zimbabwe: veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai passes away

    Zimbabwe: veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai passes away

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    He went on to chair the National Constitutional Assembly, a group that aimed to remake the country's constitution, before forming the MDC in 1999. Tsvangirai was a miner who rose through the ranks of Zimbabwe's trade unions. Analysts warn that the party is likely to face a major split following his death . "My family, our party the Orange Democratic Movement and the National Super Alliance join Mr.
  • See which NJ restaurants, chefs were named James Beard semifinalists

    See which NJ restaurants, chefs were named James Beard semifinalists

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    Mashama Bailey of Savannah's The Grey restaurant is a semifinalist for Best Chef: Southeast. Chef's who have previously won James Beard Awards, but have been accused of bad behavior or sexual harassment have been barred from voting in future nominations and some people are still asking the foundation to strip them of their medals.
  • Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks her

    Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks her

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    Two weeks ago, the woman intervened in a tussle between Shibu, Thamby and another neighbor, who were assaulting her husband. She had to undergo an abortion as a result of the assault. They used to threaten us, even late at night, and also used foul language. "These party goons are pressurising me to withdraw the complaint after the incident and they have all the support of the party", he was quoted as saying.
  • Desmond Tutu quits Oxfam role because of dismay at 'immorality'

    Desmond Tutu quits Oxfam role because of dismay at 'immorality'

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    The former Oxfam director accused of hiring prostitutes while working in Haiti and Chad has denied paying for sex, but admitted some "mistakes". In the wake of the scandal, Oxfam's deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence resigned. But he denied any wrongdoing himself, saying he never organised "sex parties" or visited brothels in the country. A new unit dedicated to reviewing safeguarding in the aid sector and stopping "criminal and predatory individuals" being employed by other charities ...
  • Map: Here's how much snow MA could get on Saturday

    Map: Here's how much snow MA could get on Saturday

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    A cold front will bring another round of rain Thursday night into Friday morning. The overnight low is expected to be near 32. "Most of the roads are snow-covered", Palmquist said, adding that there are "poor travel conditions across a lot of the state, so just take extra time for your morning commute".
  • This will be our last chance: Trump on DACA talks

    This will be our last chance: Trump on DACA talks

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    Then, Democrats would bring up legislation of their choosing. "To begin the debate as the Republican leader suggests would be getting off on the wrong foot", Schumer said . "I think that can happen", he said during a meeting on trade issues with lawmakers at the White House . Schumer expressed opposition to Trump's sweeping approach, pushing for a more narrow focus.
  • Are Aston Villa now set for a second-place finish?

    Are Aston Villa now set for a second-place finish?

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    Confirming our commitment to families and Young Villans , we have moved our U16 price bracket to U18, in line with the rise in school-leaving age - meaning hundreds of 16 and 17-year-olds remain at a junior rate, saving up to £91 in some areas of the stadium.
  • Alex Bowman puts No. 88 on the pole at Daytona

    Alex Bowman puts No. 88 on the pole at Daytona

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    So much for Alex Bowman suffering from the pressure of taking over ride of NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr . "The reality of it will probably be a little bit more sad than what I'm making it out to be right now, but I'm ready". "I was like, 'Man, where was I on that one?' It would have just been a good gamble to use the backup but didn't think of it soon enough and was honestly just really concerned about the work getting done to put the primary auto out there for the 500".
  • Oxfam Haiti scandal boss quit previous charity job over sex party claims

    Oxfam Haiti scandal boss quit previous charity job over sex party claims

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    International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said Oxfam had failed to show "moral leadership" and had failed to properly inform donors, regulators and prosecutors about the actions of its workers. Britain's charity watchdog has opened an inquiry into how Oxfam handled the allegations of sexual abuse in Haiti in 2011. "It is now clear that these allegations - involving the use of prostitutes and which related to behaviour of both the country director and members of his team in ...
  • Iraq stresses role of private sector in reconstruction process

    Iraq stresses role of private sector in reconstruction process

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    As a three-day global reconstruction conference got underway in Kuwait , officials were seeking pledges from donors and investors to restore Iraq s devastated homes, schools, hospitals and economic infrastructure. "Today's announcement will contribute to the reconstruction of critical services in areas that have been liberated from Daesh and will concretely encourage women's empowerment in Iraq by promoting their participation in reconciliation efforts and advancing the economic involvement ...
  • Arizona woman wakes up with British accent

    Arizona woman wakes up with British accent

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    In this current episode, however, the British accent has persisted for about two years, she said . "They send in the psychiatrist at the hospital and make sure you're not a loon", Myers said. Talking with foreign accents have had notable effects on her well-being, as a crucial part of her identity goes through a frequent flux. Her life has been a series of trips in and out of the hospital, and she has a well-documented condition of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
  • Pakistan Developing New Types Of Nuclear Weapons

    Pakistan Developing New Types Of Nuclear Weapons

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    These tactics mark a continuation of Russia's broader strategy of disruption, one Moscow views as having succeeded in 2016, Coats observed. "This is not going to change or stop", National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers said at the hearing.
  • Bomber gets life in prison for NY and NJ attacks

    Bomber gets life in prison for NY and NJ attacks

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    Rahimi told the court that he does not "harbor hate for anyone". Rahimi was convicted by a jury in October of setting off weapons of mass destruction. Rahimi, prosecutors said, gave inmates copies of terrorist propaganda and jihadist materials, including speeches and lectures by al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, a USA -born cleric who inspired attacks on America and was killed in a US airstrike in September 2011.
  • Barrack and Michelle Obama's portraits revealed at National Portrait Gallery

    Barrack and Michelle Obama's portraits revealed at National Portrait Gallery

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    Amy Sherald , who painted the portrait, spoke about her own inspiration at the unveiling : "It has an abstract pattern that reminded me of the Dutch artist Piet Mondrian's geometric paintings. Kennicott also stated that the art world "never agrees on much of anything", and that portraiture is "considered to be a bit of an old-fashioned backwater in the larger art world, so there will be people who sniff at the whole idea of making a traditional likeness of an important woman...." Several ...
  • South Africa's ruling party decides to remove Zuma

    South Africa's ruling party decides to remove Zuma

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    The party's national executive committee met Monday to discuss Zuma's future in a meeting which lasted eight hours until the early of hours of Tuesday morning. The no-confidence plan is supported by opposition parties and so appears nearly certain to succeed in kicking out Mr Zuma, who has been leader since 2009.