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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies after a life of fight against apartheid

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While Nelson Mandela was in jail for 27 years, she kept his memory alive throughout by protesting and mobilizing activists to fight apartheid. AUT social sciences associate professor Camille Nakhid said Nelson Mandela was remembered because his then-wife Winnie made sure he had a voice, when others would have preferred him to be silent. Read More »

Zuckerberg Testimony Doesn't Change Our View on Facebook

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They told us that they did this. 77 percent would stick to the regular ads version , while 23 percent said they'd pay not to have ads. So if you've signed up for, say, Uber using Facebook , Uber now has your information. MS senator Roger Wicker asked Zuckerberg about rumors that " Facebook can track users' Internet browsing activity even after that user has logged off the Facebook platform". Read More »

Russian lawmaker warns against Syria strike

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Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said he and Trump "see eye to eye" on Syria. Israel carried out airstrikes against a Syrian air base early Monday morning and informed the U.S.in advance, two US officials told NBC News. The WHO said reports from its health colleagues in the area suggest around 500 people presented themselves to local medical facilities showing signs of exposure to toxic chemicals. Read More »

Russia Is Jamming US Drones in Syria, NBC Reports

Paris would be pushing for a strike on the Dumair military airport, which is suspected of having been the launchpad for Saturday's alleged chemical attack. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova responded to Trump's tweet saying, "Smart missiles should fly towards terrorists, not [Syria's] lawful government, which has spent several years fighting against global terrorism on its territory". Read More »

UN Security Council Meets About Syria As Inspectors Prepare To Head In

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The escalating war of words follows the UN Security Council's failure this week to pass a resolution outlining steps to investigate the chemical attack . But the Syrian regime and its backers in Moscow have denied a chemical attack took place, with Russian officials insisting the claims are a pretext to justify further intervention by the West. Read More »

Bears announce their five-game 2018 preseason schedule

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Exact dates and kickoff times for the Jacksonville, Arizona and Rams contests will be announced in the near future. Jacksonville made it all the way to the AFC Championship game previous year on the strength of a brutal young defense with stars at all three levels. Read More »

Airlines warned to stay cautious on possible Syria air strikes

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This latest chemical attack in Douma came days after Trump indicated a quick U.S. withdrawal from Syria after defeating the Islamic State group. "We don't comment on submarine movements", a spokesman said. We are totally predictable. A strike against Syria will likely come in the form of missiles , as was the case previous year. Read More »

Central AL Forecast: Clear skies and warm temperatures for your Hump Day

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Thursday another disturbance makes its way in, this will also impact northern counties more compared to southern counties. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Showers and storms likely throughout the day and windy. Sunrise temperatures on Friday will be around 60° for the Capital City with temperatures climbing into the low to mid 80°s for Friday afternoon. Read More »

All-new 2018 Ford Focus will start from £17930

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Sportier ST-Line models sit 10mm lower than standard cars, while the Active sits 30mm higher. Feature upgrades include new adaptive cruise control with stop and go, speed sign recognition and lane centering. In addition, for auto available head-up display, enhanced semi-automatic Parking control system "blind" zones, rear view camera, detection of pedestrians and cyclists, as well as adaptive suspension. Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before US Congress

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He provided no other details , saying he wanted to be careful not to break any rules of confidentiality. Social media users also livened up the slow Senate committee hearing with references to the movie about Facebook, The Social Network , starring Jesse Eisenberg. Read More »

Virginia deputies say woman cut man's head off

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When it comes to relationships both men and women have different approaches to getting pleasure and satisfaction. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101. The victim's father told deputies White and Mills were dating. After the baby was born, she called the woman she had just met. With young children in the house she chose to have it checked. Read More »

PA School District Gives Baseball Bats To Teachers To Fight Shooters

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Hall said the district - which sits on the Lake Erie coast, conducted an online survey to gauge feeling on arming teachers in the classroom. "Teachers are some of the most kind and giving people I have ever met, yet they get treated so disrespectfully from all sides", she explained in her post. Read More »

Penguins begin quest for 3rd straight Cup against rival Flyers

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Anaheim usually plays well at the end of the season and heading into the postseason. When Radim Vrbata announced he was retiring after this season, the 36-year-old Florida Panthers forward acknowledged the speed of the game played a part in his decision to leave the league. Read More »

Florida governor enters race for US Senate

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Nelson is Florida's only statewide elected Democrat. "There's a lot of old exhausted thinking up there". "I'm not accepting the same result". "We can change Washington ". This has the potential to become the biggest midterm race this year. The ads call into question Scott's net worth , which, according to his latest financial disclosure, put him at just shy of $ 150 million . Read More »

Russian Federation warns any United States missiles fired at Syria will be shot down

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Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the chemical weapons attack in Douma was "staged" and that United States military action would have "grave repercussions". "Our relationship with Russian Federation is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War", Trump said . Russian Federation and Syria have blamed Israel for an attack on a Syrian military airport on Monday that reportedly killed at least 14 people. Read More »

City of Weirton proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

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She says it's a huge honor for the city to work with them to help stop this issue. While it may provide justice for some victims, it has very limited parameters and since Brian was abused by a lay teacher, he has no recourse, but continues his efforts as an advocate for victims of child sexual abuse and the Child Victims Act. Read More »

Salman Khan reaches Mumbai after getting bail in blackbuck poaching case

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Immediately after his release, 52-year-old Khan, who had spent two nights in jail, was driven under police escort to Jodhpur airport from where he was flown to Mumbai in a special plane, a police official said. In 2015, a Bombay High Court enrolls Khan's certainty at a shout case by which he had been accused of running over a group of individuals sleeping on a town pavement, killing 1 and injuring 4. Read More »

U.S. denies Syria strikes after state media reports explosions at military airfields

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At the council meeting, Nebenzia warned that a United States military strike against Syria could have " grave repercussions " and stressed that the use of chlorine or sarin had not been confirmed in the attack. Israel has previously targeted "Iranian targets" inside Syria. Meanwhile, SANA said the first batch of prisoners who had been kidnapped by Syrian rebels in the Adra region inside Eastern Ghouta since 2013, were released from the town of Douma. Read More »

Police arrest suspect in Waianae shooting

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He was then transported to St. David's as well due to his mental state, police said. A continued search of Cota and the vehicle revealed watches, jewelry and narcotics, police said. Phillips was arrested on several outstanding warrants out of Anderson County as well as an additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. A man who died after crashing his motorcycle while fleeing Oklahoma City police Thursday evening has been identified. Read More »

'Chemical attack' on Syrian rebel enclave

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The White House said Mr Trump will miss an upcoming summit in South America and remain in the U.S. to "oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world". National security and military officer are meeting on Monday to discuss their options. The U.S. launched several dozen Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air base previous year, after a chemical attack in the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun killed dozens of people. Read More »

Trump pledges 'forceful' action on Syria

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The Russian military has been jamming some USA military drones operating in the skies over Syria, seriously affecting American military operations, according to four US officials. According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , most of the 14 killed were either Iranian forces or Iran-backed proxies supporting the Syrian government. Read More »