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Memorial will be held in Stockholm April 10th

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Specifically the girl was going to meet with her mother who had spoken for the last time before the terrorist attack. 'I don't know him, I have had nothing to do with him and he has nothing to do with our family, ' he told MailOnline. As of Sunday, 10 of the 15 people wounded in the truck attack remained hospitalized, including one child. Police spokesman Lars Bystrom would not confirm or deny media reports that police had found a bag containing explosives in the truck. Read More »

Bobby Ryan: Bobby Ryan pots OT victor in Game 3

Until the referees stepped in to decide the outcome. Boston interim coach Bruce Cassidy was livid over the penalty call on Nash in the overtime and Ryan's subsequent goal, which killed the momentum of the Bruins' big three-goal comeback. It certainly wasn't gentle out there. "Nasher kind of gets crumpled from one side and maybe hit in the face on the other (and there's) maybe a little reaction there". Read More »

Like me, Mashal Khan was also a devoted Muslim: eyewitness

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Pakistan's blasphemy laws, which are embedded in Sections 295 and 298 of the Pakistan Penal Code, carry the death penalty, and yet there is no provision to punish a false accuser or a false witness of blasphemy. created hurdles for the people and another cleric to participate in the funeral", said a senior Swabi police official. The source said Khan and two friends had been in a debate with other students earlier Thursday about his religious views which became so heated that teachers had to ... Read More »

China's man on North Korea crisis cools heels in Beijing

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By keeping discussions focused squarely on North Korea and shared USA and Chinese interests in preventing war on the Korean peninsula, United States officials have also avoided getting dragged into making other concessions - like recognizing China's territorial claims to Taiwan - in order to win China's full support on North Korea. Read More »

Pence says working with allies to put pressure on North Korea

Trump has accused both Japan and South Korea of imposing barriers on USA automobile exports and keeping their currencies weak, hurting jobs for Americans and fueling trade imbalances. That would give Mr Kim security, China the continuation of its preferred neighbour, and remove for the United States and others an ugly threat. Meanwhile, in Beijing , Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a fresh appeal for calm. Read More »

Japan PM approves US stance on N. Korea, considers preparations for refugees

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State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade. A huge parade in Pyongyang was held amid speculation that current leader Kim Jong-un could order a new nuclear test, reported BBC . But that still wouldn't mean we're completely in the clear, as North Korea could move forward with nuclear weapons testing at any moment, particularly when the entire world isn't watching. Read More »

Easter holiday fun: It's an eggstravaganza

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The Easter Bunny was also on hand to greet the children and pose for photos. "The Easter egg hunt is a great event for the AACC community", said Leslie Cook, who works in AACC's Student Engagement Office and organized the event. "It was a good idea". Families enjoyed worship music in the park before a community sermon honored the true meaning of Easter. The event also had beeping eggs for the visually-impaired children. Read More »

One killed, two injured in Blackhawk helicopter crash

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According to the Associated Press, one surviving crew member is in serious condition while the other is in critical condition. The two injured crew members were airlifted to a specialist hospital in Baltimore. Leonardtown is 45 miles southeast of the nation's capital. It was initially reported, one occupant self extricated himself, while two additional military personnel remained trapped. Read More »

India, Australia ink six pacts

Energy, education and trade are likely to form the backdrop to the forthcoming three-day visit of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to India. The Minister said India has started taking sports as a very important component of public health management as well as education. Australia is in the process of exporting uranium, a precious nuclear fuel, to India, but the delayed economic pact between the two nations will reportedly not be signed during the visit. Read More »

Israel bans family visits for hunger striking prisoners

He was charged with much more, but in his public civilian court trial, the Israeli judge only found him guilty of charges for which there was definitive proof. -Maj. He said Israel has established field hospitals outside the prisons to respond to any immediate medical needs. While Palestinian prisoners have mounted hunger strikes before, it has rarely on such a large scale. Read More »

Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

As it was delivered, China's top diplomat, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, warns that the U.S. and North Korea are set for a "head-on collision" with neither side willing to give way. Pence also declared that the era of U.S. "strategic patience" in dealing with the North was over, after more than two decades. "That is not going to instill confidence". Read More »

Pope calls for end to "horror and death" in Syria

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Francis spoke of God walking "beside all those forced to leave their homelands as a result of armed conflicts, terrorist attacks, starvation and oppressive regimes". His Easter address today comes as news broke that a 90 birthday party is being planned for former pope, Benedict XV1, whose birthday is actually Easter Sunday but will instead be celebrated on Monday. Read More »

The 3 drugs Arkansas would use to execute death row inmates

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Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen issued a temporary restraining order stopping the state from using the drug of vecuronium bromide for lethal injections. He also said he believed the secrecy law had helped Arkansas in obtaining new supplies of its lethal injection drugs. Some states have barred the use of the drug, and courts have reached different decisions on what inmates would have to do to suggest alternative means of execution. Read More »

Allegations against Susan Rice should be a high priority for Congress

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According to a USA official, President Donald Trump's national security aides discovered after the inauguration that Rice had asked for the identities of Trump associates who were referenced in intelligence reports . Rice became a favorite target of conservatives after the 2012 attacks on a USA diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, when she was sent out to do television interviews with talking points about the attacks that later proved to be incorrect. Read More »

Trump, Pence warn N. Korea to 'behave'

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China accounts for 80% of North Korea's foreign trade and has significant political leverage over North Korea . "We have tremendous trade deficits with everybody, but the big one is with China". That's because doing so risks weakening the USA stance on the issue of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and opens up the U.S. to similar foreign policy gambits from countries around the world seeking a sweeter economic relationship with the US. Read More »

Pound gets a lift from May's election call

The First Minister of Scotland, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, called it "one of the most extraordinary U-turns in recent political history" and framed the announcement as a move to scupper Labour in England. Ever since she took office some Tory MPs have been pushing her to call an election with the knowledge that polls indicate voters do not see Mr Corbyn as a viable alternative. Read More »

French police thwart attack days before election, official says

We are not afraid", he told the crowd. As an aside, Mr. Melenchon has gone out of his way to prove his far-left-of-centre bona fides by announcing that he wishes to increase the marginal tax rate on the wealthy in France violently, and has proposed a rate of 100% on incomes above €400,000, or approximately $425,000 at the current EUR/US$ exchange rate. Read More »

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's office calls U.S. missile strike 'foolish, irresponsible'

Damascus and Moscow denied Syrian forces were behind the gas attack but Western countries dismissed their explanation that chemicals leaked from a rebel weapons depot after an air strike. "What we are saying is other countries have to ask themselves some hard questions". On Sunday, Tillerson emphasized that the administration considers defeating the Sunni militants of Islamic State the most pressing concern in Syria , not ousting Assad. Read More »

Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike

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Israel Prisons Service spokesman Assaf Librati said that hunger strikers would be disciplined and later added that Barghouti had been transferred from Hadarim prison to Jalami prison, near Haifa, 48 kilometers to the north. "In spite of such treatment, we will not surrender to it". But so far, most of the more than 6,000 Palestinians in Israeli prisons have yet to join. Read More »