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Lake Placid News
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in SyriaANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria
Lake Placid News / Posted 20 minutes ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aiming to halt attacks against Syria's largest city. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said... Read more
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FOX News
European Union pressures Turkey to open its borders to aid refugee crisisGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks Monday on calming the crisis of refu
European Union pressures Turkey to open its borders to aid refugee crisis
FOX News / Posted 27 minutes ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks Monday on calming the crisis of refugees streaming into Europe as Turkey faces pressure from the European Union to open its borders. In her weekly video message on Saturday, Merkel said European Union... Read more
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Boston Herald
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in SyriaANKARA, Turkey — Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to tr
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria
Boston Herald / Posted an hour ago
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to try to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aimed at halting attacks against Syria's largest city. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said... Read more
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CTV News
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in SyriaANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to d
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria
CTV News / Posted 2 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aiming to halt attacks against Syria's largest city. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said... Read more
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DW
Turkey and Germany pledge to unite in more 'joint efforts' in refugee crisis |Angela Merkel's visit on Monday came just weeks after the EU settled a deal wit
Turkey and Germany pledge to unite in more 'joint efforts' in refugee crisis |
DW / Posted 2 hours ago
Angela Merkel's visit on Monday came just weeks after the EU settled a deal with Turkey, which would see Ankara receiving 3 billion euros ($3.35 billion) in aid towards the care of the 2.7 million Syrian migrants already in Turkey. "It's important... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in SyriaANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 2 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aiming to halt attacks against Syria's largest city. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
33 reportedly drown off Turkey's coast as German leader visits for talksGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce th
33 reportedly drown off Turkey's coast as German leader visits for talks
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey's coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey's coast guard said 22 migrants died... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as 33 people die at seaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce th
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as 33 people die at sea
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey’s coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey’s coast guard said 22 migrants died... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as more people die at seaANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Mond
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as more people die at sea
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 3 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey's coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey's coast guard... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as 33 people die at seaANKARA, Turkey (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Mond
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as 33 people die at sea
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 3 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey's coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey's coast guard... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as more people die at seaANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Mond
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as more people die at sea
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey's coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey's coast guard... Read more
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The Christian Post
400 Children Kidnapped in Mexico Go Unreported by ParentsCatholic women yell during a march for peace in Mexico City, May 31, 2015. Part
400 Children Kidnapped in Mexico Go Unreported by Parents
The Christian Post / Posted 3 hours ago
Catholic women yell during a march for peace in Mexico City, May 31, 2015. Participants marched on Sunday to demand increased security and a stop to drug violence throughout Mexico, local media reported. Families in Mexico have said that at least... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as more people die at seaANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Mond
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as more people die at sea
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey's coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey's coast guard... Read more
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CTV News
Angela Merkel in Turkey for talks on reducing migrant influxANKARA, Turkey - German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on
Angela Merkel in Turkey for talks on reducing migrant influx
CTV News / Posted 4 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey - German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey's coast attempting to reach Greece. Turkey's coast guard said 22... Read more
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Daily Herald
Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrantsANKARA, Turkey -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Prime Minister Ahmet
Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrants
Daily Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday for more talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe. Turkey, a key country on the migrant route to Europe, is central to Merkel's diplomatic... Read more
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DW
The Macedonian village that has become a people-smuggling hub | Europe |The small village of Lojane doesn't have a sign bearing the place name. The cen
The Macedonian village that has become a people-smuggling hub | Europe |
DW / Posted 5 hours ago
The small village of Lojane doesn't have a sign bearing the place name. The center of town here is at the crossing of the only two sealed roads in the area, and is marked by one shop and two teahouses. Towering above everything is the ivory-colored... Read more
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The Local
Record number of raids on Swedish drug farmsIncreasing amounts of marijuana is being grown in Sweden. Photo: AP Photo/Elain
Record number of raids on Swedish drug farms
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
Increasing amounts of marijuana is being grown in Sweden. Photo: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson The Local · 22 Jul 2015, 12:02 Published: 22 Jul 2015 11:28 GMT+02:00 Updated: 22 Jul 2015 12:02... Read more
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The Local
Nine out of ten Swedes favour illicit drugs banNine out of ten Swedes think a ban on illicit drugs should remain in place. Pho
Nine out of ten Swedes favour illicit drugs ban
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
Nine out of ten Swedes think a ban on illicit drugs should remain in place. Photo: Helena Landstedt/TT TT/The Local · 23 Nov 2015, 08:08 Published: 23 Nov 2015 08:08 GMT+01:00 An overwhelming... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrantsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Mond
Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrants
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday for more talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe. Turkey, a key country on the migrant route to Europe, is central to Merkel's diplomatic efforts to reduce... Read more
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Boston Globe
New FBI chief vows collaborative approaches to law enforcementThe new head of the FBI in Boston vowed to take a collaborative approach to law
New FBI chief vows collaborative approaches to law enforcement
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
The new head of the FBI in Boston vowed to take a collaborative approach to law enforcement, partnering with local authorities and other federal agencies to combat drug activity, gun crimes, and terrorism — what he considers his agency’s top... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki Seeks Ecowas Assistance On War Against TerrorismSenate President, Bukola Saraki yesterday told the Economic Community of West A
Saraki Seeks Ecowas Assistance On War Against Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Senate President, Bukola Saraki yesterday told the Economic Community of West African States Parliament, that Nigeria's National Assembly has achieved so much within 16 years and urged the International Community to join in the ongoing war to wipe... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pope Francis plans symbolic visit to Mexico | TribLIVE Neighborhoods MEXICO CITY — Pope Francis travels to Mexico this
Pope Francis plans symbolic visit to Mexico
TribLIVE / Posted 14 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods MEXICO CITY — Pope Francis travels to Mexico this week, saying he wants to “live the faith” of the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pope to tour poor, violent corners of MexicoPope Francis is to visit some of the poorest and most violent corners of Mexico
Pope to tour poor, violent corners of Mexico
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Pope Francis is to visit some of the poorest and most violent corners of Mexico on his first visit as pontiff, and will also head to the northern border to address the plight of migrants trying to reach the United States. More than 100,000 people... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Violence is up in Mexico, and it’s drawing an ominous comparisonThe jump in homicides in Mexico is worrying enough, but the frequency of a spec
Violence is up in Mexico, and it’s drawing an ominous comparison
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
The jump in homicides in Mexico is worrying enough, but the frequency of a specific type of violence may also signal a dangerous trend. However, the toll that criminal groups have taken on each country's armed forces "reinforces a fundamental point... Read more
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Reuters
Decrying graft, Pope to tour poor, violent corners of MexicoWorkers put up a poster with an image of Pope Francis along a street at the bor
Decrying graft, Pope to tour poor, violent corners of Mexico
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
Workers put up a poster with an image of Pope Francis along a street at the border with the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, February 6, 2016. Employees work on the construction of a stage where Pope Francis will stop to pray for immigrants, at the... Read more
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Denver Post
Eagle County judge finds probable cause for 17 of 18 bank scam chargesJudge Paul Dunkelman found that probable cause exists to support 17 of the 18 t
Eagle County judge finds probable cause for 17 of 18 bank scam charges
Denver Post / Posted 21 hours ago
Judge Paul Dunkelman found that probable cause exists to support 17 of the 18 theft and fraud charges filed against Cynthia Johnson during a preliminary hearing Friday in Eagle County District Court. The charges, including one under the Colorado... Read more
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The Columbian
Actor David McCallum writes crime novelDavid McCallum — yes, actor David McCallum of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and “NC
Actor David McCallum writes crime novel
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
David McCallum — yes, actor David McCallum of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and “NCIS” fame — confidently embarks on a second career in his highly entertaining debut that mixes the espionage novel with the mystery thriller. McCallum, 82, is no John le... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A new report paints an alarming picture about the kind of cybercrime you rarely hear aboutCyberattacks on American targets are an emerging national-security threat and a
A new report paints an alarming picture about the kind of cybercrime you rarely hear about
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Cyberattacks on American targets are an emerging national-security threat and an issue for US foreign policy. But for all the dangers of state-backed, politically motivated hacking, profit-motivated cybercriminals are a more frequent and perhaps... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A new report paints an alarming picture about the kind of cybercrime you rarely hear aboutCyberattacks on American targets are an emerging national-security threat and a
A new report paints an alarming picture about the kind of cybercrime you rarely hear about
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Cyberattacks on American targets are an emerging national-security threat and an issue for US foreign policy. But for all the dangers of state-backed, politically motivated hacking, profit-motivated cybercriminals are a more frequent and perhaps... Read more
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Japan Today
Russian gangs set sights on 2020 Olympic opportunities ‹ Japan TodayThe latest threat to the Rio de Janiero Olympics, scheduled to begin on August
Russian gangs set sights on 2020 Olympic opportunities ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
The latest threat to the Rio de Janiero Olympics, scheduled to begin on August 5, is the threat of serious birth defects and other diseases caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus. And what does this bode for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020? Nikkan... Read more
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Business Insider
A new report paints an alarming picture about the kind of cybercrime you rarely hear aboutReutersCustomers use computers at an internet cafe in Taiyuan, Shanxi province
A new report paints an alarming picture about the kind of cybercrime you rarely hear about
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
ReutersCustomers use computers at an internet cafe in Taiyuan, Shanxi province on June 29, 2009. Cyberattacks on American targets are an emerging national-security threat and an issue for US foreign policy. But for all the dangers of state-backed,... Read more
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Breitbart
Peruvian ‘Narco-Governor’ Announces Free Condom Campaign Against ZikaThe governor of Peru’s Tumbes province, Ricardo Flores Dioses, kicked off a cam
Peruvian ‘Narco-Governor’ Announces Free Condom Campaign Against Zika
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
The governor of Peru’s Tumbes province, Ricardo Flores Dioses, kicked off a campaign to distribute condoms and insect repellents to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in his jurisdiction located in the northern part of the... Read more
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examiner.com
Men dressed as cops and women storm and shoot up boxing weigh-in, 1 deadA February 5 weigh-in at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland, being conducted
Men dressed as cops and women storm and shoot up boxing weigh-in, 1 dead
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
A February 5 weigh-in at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland, being conducted in preparation for a boxing match was fatally interrupted around 2:30 p.m. when three men stormed the event. Two were dressed as police office toting AK-47s and a third... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
One big reason Mexico will be dangerous even with 'El Chapo' behind barsBut taking the Sinaloa chief off the streets is unlikely to affect crime in Mex
One big reason Mexico will be dangerous even with 'El Chapo' behind bars
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
But taking the Sinaloa chief off the streets is unlikely to affect crime in Mexico in the near future, because the vast majority of criminals in the country simply go unpunished. In Mexico, only seven of every 100 crimes is reported, according to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
One big reason Mexico will be dangerous even with 'El Chapo' behind barsBut taking the Sinaloa chief off the streets is unlikely to affect crime in Mex
One big reason Mexico will be dangerous even with 'El Chapo' behind bars
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
But taking the Sinaloa chief off the streets is unlikely to affect crime in Mexico in the near future, because the vast majority of criminals in the country simply go unpunished. In Mexico, only seven of every 100 crimes is reported, according to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
One big reason Mexico will be dangerous even with 'El Chapo' behind barsBut taking the Sinaloa chief off the streets is unlikely to affect crime in Mex
One big reason Mexico will be dangerous even with 'El Chapo' behind bars
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
But taking the Sinaloa chief off the streets is unlikely to affect crime in Mexico in the near future, because the vast majority of criminals in the country simply go unpunished. In Mexico, only seven of every 100 crimes is reported, according to... Read more
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Daily Press
Former Hampton VA nurse convicted of sexually assaulting patientNEWPORT NEWS — A former emergency room nurse at the Hampton VA Medical Center w
Former Hampton VA nurse convicted of sexually assaulting patient
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — A former emergency room nurse at the Hampton VA Medical Center was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting a patient who already suffered mental trauma from a previous rape. A federal jury in Newport News issued guilty verdicts... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Numerous people charged in drug bustSeveral people have been charged in connection with a lengthy drug investigatio
Numerous people charged in drug bust
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 days ago
Several people have been charged in connection with a lengthy drug investigation by local police forces. An investigation by members of the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau-Drug Enforcement Unit (OCEB-DEU), assisted by... Read more
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DW
'Crime doesn't stop at borders' | Germany |DW: Mr. Fiedler, on Thursday, four suspected terrorists were arrested. Were you
'Crime doesn't stop at borders' | Germany |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
DW: Mr. Fiedler, on Thursday, four suspected terrorists were arrested. Were you surprised by this? Sebastian Fiedler: Ideally, such arrests should come as a surprise, because the investigation should largely be conducted in secret. But, of course,... Read more
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The Hill
Public-private partnerships help curb online sex trafficking, but more must be doneIn mid-October, 149 sexually exploited children and teenagers were rescued thro
Public-private partnerships help curb online sex trafficking, but more must be done
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
In mid-October, 149 sexually exploited children and teenagers were rescued through an FBI trafficking investigation coordinated across 135 U.S. cities. The operation went far beyond just cracking down on a handful of sex traffickers and pimps.... Read more
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CBS News
Photo of baby slain amid gang warfare jolts MexicoAt least 16 people were reportedly murdered last weekend in Mexico, but one vic
Photo of baby slain amid gang warfare jolts Mexico
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
At least 16 people were reportedly murdered last weekend in Mexico, but one victim in particular has shocked Mexicans and sparked desperate pleas for an end to the crime that permeates the country. The image of Marcos Pano's tiny, lifeless body,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Alleged antibiotic victims sue ex-FDA headAlleged victims of an antibiotic are suing the former head of the Food and Drug
Alleged antibiotic victims sue ex-FDA head
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
Alleged victims of an antibiotic are suing the former head of the Food and Drug Administration. They say the company and others hid information about debilitating side effects of the antibiotic Levaquin, and that they did so for their own financial... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Nostalgic for Old Viruses? The Malware Museum Has You Covered.Computer viruses have been around for decades, yet they have perhaps escaped th
Nostalgic for Old Viruses? The Malware Museum Has You Covered.
Entrpreneur / Posted 3 days ago
Computer viruses have been around for decades, yet they have perhaps escaped the kind of nostalgia afforded to, say, old games. No longer -- if you have a hankering to relive the feeling of seeing ’80s and ’90s malware, but without the panic they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Bunkers Destroyed in Bouira, Machine Pistol Seized in in GuezzamAlgiers — Three bunkers serving as shelters to terrorists were discovered and d
Three Bunkers Destroyed in Bouira, Machine Pistol Seized in in Guezzam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Algiers — Three bunkers serving as shelters to terrorists were discovered and destroyed Wednesday, in Bouira, by a detachment of the People's National Army (ANP) and a machine pistol was seized in Ain Guezzam, said Thursday the Ministry of National... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'Governing Council member says action shouldn't be seen as 'magic wand' for euro
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Governing Council member says action shouldn't be seen as 'magic wand' for eurozone. The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, but central bank action shouldn't be seen as a "magic wand" to solve problems in the... Read more
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Business Spectator
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, bu
ECB will act in March 'if necessary'
Business Spectator / Posted 3 days ago
The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, but central bank action shouldn't be seen as a "magic wand" to solve problems in the eurozone's economy, a member of the ECB's Governing Council said. In an interview with... Read more
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Market Watch
ECB's Jazbec: Will act in March 'if necessary'FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if
ECB's Jazbec: Will act in March 'if necessary'
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank is ready to boost its stimulus in March if needed, but central bank action shouldn't be seen as a "magic wand" to solve problems in the eurozone's economy, a member of the ECB's Governing Council said. In an... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Alaskans weigh in on proposal to finance government with Permanent Fund earningsJUNEAU -- People from all over Alaska have inundated the Senate State Affairs C
Alaskans weigh in on proposal to finance government with Permanent Fund earnings
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
JUNEAU -- People from all over Alaska have inundated the Senate State Affairs Committee -- the first to review Gov. Bill Walker's S.B. 128 -- with their take on the proposal to use Permanent Fund earnings to pay for government operations. There was... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary police recover $1.5 million in stolen propertyCalgary cops have seized an “insurmountable” amount of stolen property in one o
Calgary police recover $1.5 million in stolen property
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Calgary cops have seized an “insurmountable” amount of stolen property in one of the largest busts in city history. With one man in custody, officers are still compiling a full inventory of all the sporting goods, beauty products, clothing,... Read more
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DW
Mexican marines to be investigated for torture, rape |The Mexican navy announced on Thursday that it was investigating four marines a
Mexican marines to be investigated for torture, rape |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
The Mexican navy announced on Thursday that it was investigating four marines after an independent human rights commission determined they had tortured and sexually assaulted several organized crime suspects. Six females with alleged ties to drug... Read more
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