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Worldwide Clash turns up Israel-Iran heat, but neither side seeks war
Author: 0 Clash turns up Israel-Iran heat, but neither side seeks war

Regional order - knocked off balance by the 2003 invasion of Iraq - is being reshaped here (as well as in Yemen) in a series of proxy engagements and mini-conflicts that, aside from Syrians fighting Syrians, take in nearly all the region's players: Turks fight Kurds, Israel bombs Hizballah targets and Arab Gulf proxies take on Iranian-backed forces.

Worldwide Climber airlifted off Mt. Hood dies
Author: 0 Climber airlifted off Mt. Hood dies

The surviving climbers split into two groups. "This is the kind of weather conditions and the time of year where you often get falling ice, falling rocks and problems", Gubele said. - An Oregon Army National Guard helicopter airlifted a critically injured climber off the state's tallest peak as tumbling rocks imperiled a separate group of stranded climbers.

Worldwide Julian Assange's courage questioned as judge refuses to drop arrest warrant
Author: 0 Julian Assange's courage questioned as judge refuses to drop arrest warrant

Ten days later a judge at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court issued a warrant for his arrest. The hearing was the second attempt by Mr Assange to have the arrest warrant hanging over him removed . However, he said that authorities were not concerned that there were "no legitimate legal grounds to prosecute Assange". Arbuthnot said there was no evidence to think that would happen.

Worldwide Omarosa Still Spilling White House Tea On TV, Still Cooning
Author: 0 Omarosa Still Spilling White House Tea On TV, Still Cooning

As she continued to spill the tea America isn't really interested in, Omarosa explained Pence's very tight connection to his faith. She's hardly the first disgruntled employee of a White House to do that. Manigault returned to the house Saturday afternoon "after receiving medical attention ... for an asthma attack", a rep for CBS told the Daily News.

Worldwide Rex Tillerson endorses Egypt's military operation in Sinai
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson endorses Egypt's military operation in Sinai

The campaign also comes ahead of March elections in which President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi faces no serious competitors, after authorities sidelined his opponents using a variety of charges and disqualifications, leaving only a little-known supporter to run against him.

Worldwide Cyclone hits southern Fiji islands, damage uncertain
Author: 0 Cyclone hits southern Fiji islands, damage uncertain

There are 176 islands in the Kingdom of Tonga , with only 40 inhabited, and officials fear the damage could be even worse in the more isolated islands, where information is slow to come out. Maritime Police were now travelling from Lakeba by boat to check on the residents of Vatoa Island as there has been no communication with them yet since the cyclone passed, he said.

Worldwide Officer shot in downtown Chicago dies
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The 53-year-old Bauer was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. "It's a hard day for us but we will get through it", Johnson said, stopping to compose himself. He was on the stretcher, there was blood and they were doing (CPR). "It was just hysteria", she said. "They had him cornered, and they eventually brought him up the stairs, and put him in the squad".

Worldwide Trump hamstrings US NAFTA negotiators, says Canada's chief negotiator
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Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator, Steve Verheul, offered a more pessimistic assessment on Tuesday, telling an Ottawa trade conference that progress has been limited on account of a negotiation schedule moving "a bit too fast" and because US negotiators have been given limited flexibility, from "the top", even on "easy" matters.

Worldwide One man dead after 'Serious Accident' at Heathrow Airport
Author: 0 One man dead after 'Serious Accident' at Heathrow Airport

One person died in the aftermath of the incident, Heathrow said in an emailed statement. He is not being identified until family is notified. "One male is believed to have sustained a broken shoulder; his injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing".

Worldwide France's Macron threatens Syria strikes if chemical weapon use proven
Author: 0 France's Macron threatens Syria strikes if chemical weapon use proven

The president said, "If we have proven evidence that chemical weapons proscribed in treaties are used, we will strike the place where they are made". Macron also called for an global meeting on Syria, in the region if possible. Macron surprised everyone in the country after a year ago said he would make it obligatory for young people to spend at least a month in the army "and have direct contact with the military service".

Worldwide Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes
Author: 0 Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes

The box would be worth approximately half of a SNAP recipient's monthly benefit. The remainder would still be provided through the current Electronic Benefit Transfer card. In lieu of about half the amount of credit that a family now receives each month, the White House proposes to send to SNAP recipients whose benefits exceed a certain threshold an "America's Harvest Box", the term OMB director Mick Mulvaney used to describe a "Blue Apron-type" assortment of canned goods, peanut ...

Worldwide Stabbing Victim On Tesla Road Is 19-Year-Old Woman
Author: 0 Stabbing Victim On Tesla Road Is 19-Year-Old Woman

Authorities say she hung onto life two more hours. They are now being held in Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of murder. The suspects were at a residence in the 1000 block of Nadine Avenue, said Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt.

Worldwide 'Missing' Whiteface Mountain Skier Found In California
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When police located Filippidis they were concerned and got him medical attention, according to Ramagnano, who said it was his understanding that Filippidis was still receiving medical care. "After speaking with him (Filippidis) it sounds as if he may have gotten a ride in a big rig - he was unable to provide us with a description of the big rid or a description of the driver of the big rig - but he was found with cash in his possession and a Visa card and a cell phone he had recently ...

Worldwide Oxfam faces fresh abuse claim as scandal widens
Author: 0 Oxfam faces fresh abuse claim as scandal widens

Pressure on Goldring intensified after Helen Evans, Oxfam's former global head of safeguarding, said she begged senior staff, ministers and the regulator to act on allegations. Ex-colleague Paul Hardcastle told The Times he made an official complaint about Van Hauwermeiren in July 2004 to Merlin's HR director Annie Macklow-Smith.

Worldwide Alexander Delgado, Who Swapped Places With Twin Brother To Escape Prison, Recaptured
Author: 0 Alexander Delgado, Who Swapped Places With Twin Brother To Escape Prison, Recaptured

The arrest of Alexander Delgado Herrera marks the end of a year-long manhunt. Alexander Delgado was serving 16 years for child sexual abuse and robbery when his twin brother, Giancarlo, visited him last January. Charges against the brother for helping his twin were eventually dropped. "Today there was the recapture of a violator who on 10 January 2017 fled Piedras Gordas when he was supplanted by his brother", said the head of Peru's interior ministry.

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