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Ferguson under state of emergency – Night of protests brings confrontation, arrests

Posted by on 11/08/2015
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Ferguson under state of emergency – Night of protests brings confrontation, arrests

Ferguson under state of emergency – Night of protests brings confrontation, arrests

FERGUSON: The racial flashpoint city of Ferguson awoke under a state of emergency yesterday after a second night of clashes between police and protesters, a year after the shooting death of an unarmed black teen. In unrest that erupted Monday evening and stretched into the early hours, angry demonstrators beat drums and chanted as they […]

Peaceful rallies in Ferguson give way to violence, gunfire

Posted by on 10/08/2015
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Peaceful rallies in Ferguson give way to violence, gunfire

Peaceful rallies in Ferguson give way to violence, gunfire

FERGUSON, Missouri: A man was critically wounded in a gun battle with police as street protests turned violent in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday night, marring a day of peaceful rallies to mark the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white officer one year ago. The death of Brown and a grand jury’s […]

US deploys F-16s to Turkey for IS fight

Posted by on 10/08/2015
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Trump resumes battle with rivals, debate moderator

Posted by on 09/08/2015
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Trump resumes battle with rivals, debate moderator

Trump resumes battle with rivals, debate moderator

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump yesterday professed his love for women and said he would be their best advocate if elected president, dismissing the firestorm of his own making that has consumed the Republican presidential campaign. Even as he asserted that one of his main challengers is the one in trouble with female voters, the only woman […]

Ferguson protests one year after Brown police shooting – Some confrontations, but rally peaceful

Posted by on 09/08/2015
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Ferguson protests one year after Brown police shooting – Some confrontations, but rally peaceful

Ferguson protests one year after Brown police shooting – Some confrontations, but rally peaceful

FERGUSON, Missouri: Hundreds of protesters rallied in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday to mark a year since police killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown, whose death sparked unrest and a national debate about race relations in America. Led by Brown’s family, a crowd marched along one of the avenues hit by fierce rioting last November when […]

Trump barred from conservative gathering after latest barb

Posted by on 09/08/2015
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Trump barred from conservative gathering after latest barb

Trump barred from conservative gathering after latest barb

ATLANTA: Donald Trump opened his mouth and now finds the door closed to him at a high-profile gathering of conservative activists. His latest incendiary comment, about one of the Fox News moderators from Thursday’s Republican presidential debate, has led to a scolding by the party and condemnation by organizers of the RedState Gathering. The billionaire […]

Trump hogs limelight at Republican debate – Mogul draws boos from crowd, rivals’ rebukes

Posted by on 07/08/2015
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Trump hogs limelight at Republican debate – Mogul draws boos from crowd, rivals’ rebukes

Trump hogs limelight at Republican debate – Mogul draws boos from crowd, rivals’ rebukes

CLEVELAND: Bombastic, comical, provocative: Donald Trump, the billionaire leading the Republican primary race, offered the best and worst of himself Thursday as opponents strained to offer more gravitas in the first major debate of the 2016 campaign. Flanked by nine rivals who trail him in the polls, the real estate mogul immediately set himself apart […]

Obama: Rejecting Iran deal would spell war

Posted by on 06/08/2015
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Obama: Rejecting Iran deal would spell war

Obama: Rejecting Iran deal would spell war

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama made a vigorous case for his nuclear deal with Iran Wednesday, warning lawmakers that rejecting diplomacy would lead to war and destroy US credibility. Casting the debate over the agreement with Tehran as “the most consequential foreign policy debate” in a decade, Obama said Congress must not waver under pressure from […]

Weather provides some help to California firefighers – More than 10,000 firefighters tackling the fires

Posted by on 05/08/2015
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Weather provides some help to California firefighers – More than 10,000 firefighters tackling the fires

Weather provides some help to California firefighers – More than 10,000 firefighters tackling the fires

LOS ANGELES: Crews battling two dozen tenacious wildfires in drought-stricken California rushed in reinforcements Tuesday, using a window of humidity and cooler temperatures to try quench the blazes ahead of a forecast spell of drier weather. More than 10,000 firefighters are now tackling the fires that have forced thousands to flee their homes and ravaged […]

Raging California wildfires prompt mass evacuations – 9,000 firefighters battling 21 major fires

Posted by on 04/08/2015
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Obama poised to unveil major climate change plan

Posted by on 04/08/2015
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Topless protest in Canada urge women to ‘bare all’

Posted by on 03/08/2015
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Topless protest in Canada urge women to ‘bare all’

Topless protest in Canada urge women to ‘bare all’

MONTREAL: Topless protesters marched in Waterloo, Ontario Saturday to defend women’s rights to go bare-chested, after three sisters were stopped for bicycling seminude. Hundreds turned out for the rally, which was organized by sisters Tameera, Nadia and Alysha Mohamed, who were approached by police last month in neighboring Kitchener after they removed their shirts in […]