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Vigils Held for Muslim Teen Killed in Virginia

June 21, 2017 0

CNN A funeral prayer service for Nabra Hassanen, the Muslim teen who was attacked and killed early Sunday near a Virginia mosque, will be held Wednesday. Police say a man fatally beat her with a bat during a weekend road-rage […]

Brussels Attack Suspect Identified

June 21, 2017 0

ABC News The man who was shot dead at a Brussels train station Tuesday after attempting to explode a suitcase of nails and gas canisters was not known to authorities as a terror suspect, a Belgian prosecutor said today. The […]

Egypt Delivers Fuel to Gaza

June 21, 2017 0

Middle East Eye Egypt began on Wednesday to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza, a Palestinian official said, in an attempt to ease the Palestinian enclave’s desperate electricity crisis. The fuel, trucked in through the Rafah border between […]

Trump May Not be Visiting UK

June 21, 2017 0

New York Daily News President Trump’s highly anticipated state visit to London seems to be on hold for the long term. Queen Elizabeth didn’t include an official visit by the commander in chief during her speech before Parliament Wednesday. The […]

Trump Calls GOP Health Care Bill “Mean”

June 20, 2017 0

CNN President Donald Trump wants to pass health care reform. But his most consequential action on the issue this month — calling the bill the House passed “mean” in a private meeting with Senate Republicans — has only made things […]

Family of Finsbury Park Attacker Reacts

June 20, 2017 0

The Washington Post The family of the man suspected of ramming a van into Muslim worshipers offered public condolences Tuesday in statements that gave little hint of possible motives behind the latest terrorist strike in London. The suspect — identified […]

Russia “Gay Propaganda Law” Discriminatory

June 20, 2017 0

CNN A European court has ruled that Russia’s so-called “gay propaganda law” is discriminatory, promotes homophobia and violates the European Convention on Human Rights. The law bans “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations around minors” and was justified by Russia’s Duma […]

US and Canada Hammering out Lumber Deal

June 19, 2017 0

Bloomberg Politics Canada’s envoy to Washington says President Donald Trump’s administration is interested in a quick deal to end a softwood lumber dispute although Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government sees no imminent agreement. Ambassador David MacNaughton said last week U.S. […]

Dems Hopeful in Trump “Test” Election in Georgia

June 19, 2017 0

The Daily Beast Take the New Hampshire presidential primary, move it next to a Waffle House, douse it in cash and the sweltering June heat of Georgia, and you’ll get the special election runoff in the state’s 6th Congressional District. […]

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