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US Expects China Tariff Retaliation

  May 13, 2019   FILE – White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks at an Opportunity Zone conference in South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on the White House complex, April 17, 2019.   By VOA News   WASHINGTON – The U.S. said Sunday it expects that China will retaliate with increased tariffs on U.S. ...

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BREAKING: Forensic DNA Evidence Helps To Catch Rapists in Somalia for the First Time in History

  May 13, 2019   The use of forensic DNA evidence helped to catch rapists in Somalia FILE – Crime scenes often need scientists to find out whodunnit. BRANDON ANDERSON/ FLICKR (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) (IMAGE HAS BEEN CROPPED FROM ORIGINAL)     By Yvonne W.   Most African countries have few to none forensic bureaus or institutions. Forensic science plays ...

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Ugandan soldier shoots his boss dead, kills self in Somalia

  May 13, 2019   A handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support team shows Ugandan Amisom soldiers reacting to gunfire as they are ambushed by Al-Shabaab militants near the town of Qoryooley in Somalia on March 22, 2014. PHOTO | AU UN IST | TOBIN JONES | AFP   KAMPALA – Ugandan army is investigating the ...

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Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails

  May 13, 2019   Rescue team gather near a plane of Myanmar National Airline (MNA) after an accident at Mandalay International airport Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Mandalay, Myanmar. All passengers and crew are reported safe and uninjured after a Myanmar National Airlines plane made a scheduled but emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport on only its rear landing ...

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Man arrested in fatal machete attack on Appalachian Trail

  May 13, 2019   One of the victims walked six miles before she could call for help. The scene of a deadly attack Saturday along the Appalachian Trail in Wythe County, Virginia. WCYB-TV   By Tim Stelloh, NBC News   A Massachusetts man faces a murder charge for allegedly attacking two hikers on the Appalachian Trail with a machete, ...

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Man who threatened to behead Indonesian President Joko in viral video held

  May 13, 2019   Indonesian president Joko Widodo speaking during a televised debate in Jakarta, Indonesia, on March 30, 2019. Photo: Reuters   By The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network   JAKARTA  – The Jakarta Police have arrested a supporter of presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto who threatened to behead President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in a video that went viral on ...

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Somalia War Crimes Trial Starts Monday, as Another Survivor Seeks Justice

      May 12, 2019   IMAGE: Somalis walk next to the scene of a car bombing attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, on December 22,2018. – Seven people were killed in the double car bomb attack claimed by the jihadist Shabaab group near the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. (Photo by MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)     ...

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Turkish engineer killed by car bomb in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

  May 12, 2019   This Image is used for representational purpose only.   Daily Sabah with DPA   A car bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed a Turkish citizen, police said Sunday. The man was killed when explosives fitted to his car exploded on Sunday, police told dpa. “A Turkish a civil engineer was mercilessly blown ...

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Multiple car fire breaks out near Dubai airport

  May 12, 2019   Three cars caught fire outside a metro station in Deira before spreading to a warehouse, police say Firefighters tackle the blaze in Deira that spread to a warehouse believed to contain gas cylinders. Courtesy Dubai Civil Defence   A fire erupted in three cars and a warehouse near Dubai International Airport on Sunday. Civil Defence ...

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Sadiq Khan has 24-hour police protection after repeated threats

  May 12, 2019   London mayor says levels of abuse on social media have risen since 2016 EU referendum Sadiq Khan said the EU referendum campaign allowed abuse to become normalised. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA   By Guardian Staff and Agency   The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has 24-hour police protection after repeated threats on social media. Khan, who ...

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