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Worldwide New York Police Arrest Bangladeshi Over Subway Bombing
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Thank God the only injuries we know at this point were minor. BILL DE BLASIO: This was an attempted terrorist attack. NPR's Joel Rose reports from NY. "That's exactly what they want, and that's exactly what they're not going to get". Ullah was charged with providing material support to a terrorist group, use of a weapon of mass destruction and three bomb-related counts.

Worldwide Atos makes bid for Gemalto
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The Gemalto board on December 12 said it would review the proposal and respond to Atos by December 15. Tech consultant (and United Kingdom public sector buddy) Atos has offered to buy mobile chip-smith Gemalto for €4.3bn (£3.79bn) in a deal announced yesterday.

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The Kentucky Democratic Party and House Democratic leadership also called on Johnson to resign. Dan Johnson made the announcement at his church on Tuesday, a day after the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting published a story quoting a woman as saying Johnson had sexually assaulted her in his basement on January 1, 2013.

Worldwide U.S. helicopter part crashes on Japanese school in Okinawa
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Prefectural authorities said they were notified by the US forces in Okinawa that a window had fallen from a CH-53E transport helicopter at around 10:15 a.m. Last week, a part of another USA military helicopter fell on a nearby kindergarten roof, but no-one was hurt. Okinawans are frustrated by the noise, crime and accidents linked to USA bases.

Worldwide Donald Trump Jr. Requests Inquiry Into Intelligence-Committee Leaks
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Futerfas specifically called out CNN , which received a slew of leaks during and after Trump Jr.'s testimony. He added, "At the same time, we do not permit witnesses to represent publicly that they are fully cooperating with our committee and privately refuse to answer questions pertinent to our investigation on the basis of meritless claims of privilege".

Worldwide Firm Behind Trump Dossier Offered Stories About Trump to Media
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The first installment of Steele's dossier was dated June 20, 2016, which means it preceded the FBI opening its investigation. That's the dossier funded by the Clinton campaign. Simpson says in his court filing that he acknowledged during his November 14 interview with the House Intelligence Committee that he met with Bruce Ohr .

Worldwide Oscar Pistorius sustains injury in prison brawl with inmate
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Pistorius, whose sentence for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was more than doubled last month, sustained a minor injury in an alleged assault at the Attridgevill Correctional Centre last week. His original six-year sentence was ruled "inappropriate" by Supreme Court of Appeal judges last month, and increased it to South Africa's minimum of 15 years for murder.

Worldwide PM Modi to travel in India''s first ever sea plane
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Prime Minister Modi in a rally on Monday had said, "Tomorrow for the first time in the history of the country a sea-plane will land on the Sabarmati River". From the temple, he arrived at the Dharoi dam site and boarded the seaplane for a return journey to the Sabarmati River. In the evening, Modi will fly back to Ahmedabad by the same plane.

Worldwide Melania, Ivanka Trump botched NYC mayor votes thrown out
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Melania Trump's ballot was filled out in all capital letters and signed October 19, the same day the president signed his. "Mail or deliver your ballot to your borough Board of Elections office". Jared Kushner didn't mail his ballot back at all, according to the board. "Too bad, but New York City will survive!" "If any of the information is missing it is invalid", a Board of Elections official said.

Worldwide Judge Orders Digital Ballot Images Be Saved In Alabama Senate Race
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The cost to address the situation would have little cost. Those images are usually destroyed after the election, according to the plaintiff's attorney. The plaintiff's lawsuit and resulting Circuit Court order, which have fortunately been stayed, would have only created chaos and delay in the election process.

Worldwide Palestinian man stabs Jerusalem security guard in the chest
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Pope Francis on Sunday issued an appeal for "wisdom and prudence" in the wake of clashes over Trump's Jerusalem decision. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after Erdogan called Israel a "terrorist state" that "kills children".

Worldwide Wreaths Across America needs your help
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Volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol 11008 Quad-City Composite Squadron leading the project have been notified that an additional 4,000 wreaths will be sent from Wreaths Across America headquarters. A total of 1.2 million wreaths will be placed on markers across the country in 1,238 locations. This was accomplished with help from 2,047 fundraising groups, corporate contributions, and donations of trucking, shipping, and thousands of helping hands.

Worldwide Abbas to Egypt for talks with Sisi on Trump move
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Trump's declaration received wide criticism and opposition from Arab and Muslim countries. The Arab Parliament held an emergency meeting on the issue in Cairo on Monday, state news agency MENA reported. In Cairo, hundreds of students at Ain Shams University protested the decision raising signs and chanting slogans against the USA and Israel. World powers have said the US move will impede peace efforts in the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict as anger spreads across the region.

Worldwide Martial law extension predicted
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In his opening statement to the joint session, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, who accompanied the security officials, maintained that, notwithstanding the liberation of Marawi, a "state of actual rebellion subsists in Mindanao", thus requiring the extension of military rule.

Worldwide Harrisburg School District helping students from Puerto Rico displaced by Hurricane Maria
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According to an announcement , the working group's recommendations are based on experience implementing power system recovery, rebuilding and hardening following hurricanes encountered on the US mainland over the last decade. One of them, civil engineer Cynthia Rodriguez, is just back from her native Puerto Rico which took a direct hit from Hurricane Maria . While Puerto Rico's tourism agency claims that the island is open for travel, there are still many areas without running water ...