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Tiger Woods arrested for ‘drunk driving’

Posted by on 29/05/2017
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Tiger Woods arrested for ‘drunk driving’

Tiger Woods arrested for ‘drunk driving’

WASHINGTON: Golf superstar Tiger Woods was arrested yesterday in Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to records from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The 14-time major champion was booked into the Palm Beach County jail yesterday at 7:18 am (1118 GMT) after he was arrested by police […]

End to ‘temporary’ status for US immigrants feared

Posted by on 29/05/2017
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End to ‘temporary’ status for US immigrants feared

End to ‘temporary’ status for US immigrants feared

WASHINGTON: Nancy Vasquez left the turmoil in her native El Salvador behind and moved to the US, where she was able to support her family, buy a house and start a food-truck business catering to workers on the outskirts of Washington thanks to a “temporary” residency permit that has lasted for nearly 20 years. But […]

8 dead in Mississippi shooting rampage

Posted by on 28/05/2017
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8 dead in Mississippi shooting rampage

8 dead in Mississippi shooting rampage

BROOKHAVEN, Miss: A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff’s deputy. “I ain’t fit to live, not after what I done,” a handcuffed Willie Corey Godbolt, 35, told The  Clarion-Ledger. The shootings […]

Two killed in Oregon after anti-Muslim rant

Posted by on 28/05/2017
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Two killed in Oregon after anti-Muslim rant

Two killed in Oregon after anti-Muslim rant

Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect’s extreme views eyed PORTLAND, Oregon: The mayor of Portland, Oregon, hailed as “heroes” two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train – a crime that shocked this city that prides […]

Republican accused of ‘body slam’ wins special election

Posted by on 26/05/2017
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Republican accused of ‘body slam’ wins special election

Republican accused of ‘body slam’ wins special election

MISSOULA, Montana: A US Republican candidate accused of assaulting a reporter was declared the projected winner of Thursday’s Montana special congressional election, which had been considered a bellwether in the opening months of Donald Trump’s crisis-ridden presidency. Greg Gianforte – a wealthy businessman who had been expected to comfortably win the contest until recent weeks […]

Trump scolds NATO on spending, terror

Posted by on 25/05/2017
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Trump scolds NATO on spending, terror

Trump scolds NATO on spending, terror

‘Terrorism must be stopped in its tracks’ BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump yesterday berated NATO allies for not doing enough on terrorism and spending, while stopping short of the public commitment to collective defense they had hoped for. Trump’s broadside at fellow leaders during his first NATO summit came as he unveiled a 9/11 memorial […]

US leaks over Manchester test ‘special relationship’

Posted by on 25/05/2017
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US leaks over Manchester test ‘special relationship’

US leaks over Manchester test ‘special relationship’

Stemming a tide of damaging leaks LONDON: US leaks about the British investigation into the Manchester bomber have strained the two countries’ “special relationship” and thrown into doubt the sharing of information among the “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance. Greater Manchester Police are trying to establish who made the bomb detonated by 22-year old Islamist terrorist […]

Trump vows peace push after meeting with pope

Posted by on 24/05/2017
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Trump vows peace push after meeting with pope

Trump vows peace push after meeting with pope

BRUSSELS: Donald Trump vowed yesterday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with an initially grim-faced Pope Francis. Meeting face-to-face for the first time, the two leaders sidestepped profound differences over a string of issues ranging from the environment to the plight of […]

Trump pushes for Mideast peace

Posted by on 23/05/2017
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Trump pushes for Mideast peace

Trump pushes for Mideast peace

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace yesterday as he wrapped up a closely watched visit, but offered no specifics on how to resolve the conflict. In a speech before he flew to Rome for a high-profile meeting with Pope Francis, Trump offered a forceful defense of […]

Trump in Mideast condemns ‘evil losers’ behind Manchester attack

Posted by on 23/05/2017
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Trump in Mideast condemns ‘evil losers’ behind Manchester attack

Trump in Mideast condemns ‘evil losers’ behind Manchester attack

Trump pays tribute to Holocaust victims BETHLEHEM: US President Donald Trump yesterday condemned the “evil losers” behind a bomb blast at a pop concert in Britain that killed 22 people, as the attack overshadowed his trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. With his trademark blunt style, Trump vowed not to refer to attackers as […]

Nearly 740,000 foreigners overstayed US visas last year

Posted by on 23/05/2017
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Nearly 740,000 foreigners overstayed US visas last year

Nearly 740,000 foreigners overstayed US visas last year

SAN DIEGO: Nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the United States during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas, the Homeland Security Department said Monday, detailing a crucial but often overlooked contributor to the number of people in the country illegally. President Donald Trump has proposed spending billions of dollars to erect a […]

In Jerusalem, Trump lashes out at Iran

Posted by on 22/05/2017
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In Jerusalem, Trump lashes out at Iran

In Jerusalem, Trump lashes out at Iran

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump visited Jerusalem and the Western Wall yesterday as he sought ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, but also used the opportunity to again lash out at Iran. Trump became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city, placing his hand on one of the most […]

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