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Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye has been formally charged in a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment, BBC reports. Park was taken into custody on March 31 after the Constitutional Court made a decision to uphold parliament's impeachment of South Korea's 11th president in an influence-peddling scandal.
  • Funerals held for victims of Egypt church bomb attacks

    Funerals held for victims of Egypt church bomb attacks

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    Bombs tore through two Coptic churches in separate Egyptian cities on Palm Sunday, killing at least 40 people and wounding more than 100 in what was the latest assault against the country's Christian minority. The death toll could well have been worse if it had been a weekday, Egyptian blogger Maged Butter said. In Alexandria, caskets arrived at a collective funeral in the Marmina (St.
  • Trump Order Would Target High-Skilled Worker Visa Program

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    The document also directed government institutions to review current procurement requirements and step up the effort to limit government purchase to USA made goods. But he doesn't get tech - or the best way to grow America's economy. From left are, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the president, Sen. The visit also would take him to the congressional district of House Speaker Paul Ryan, who won't be joining the president because he's on a bipartisan congressional trip visiting North Atlantic ...
  • French police thwart imminent 'terror attack' days before election

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    He called the arrests a reminder that "the terrorist threat remains very high" especially during the election campaign, and reiterated calls for pressure on internet companies to better police extremism online. "In other words, there would be a much more pressing need, from the perspective of all 26 other European Union members, to make sure that Britain suffers the results of Brexit".
  • From Dinakaran FIR to ouster, key developments so far

    From Dinakaran FIR to ouster, key developments so far

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    A day after the Tamil Nadu Cabinet led by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami revolted against him, the ruling AIADMK's Sasikala faction leader TTV Dinakaran has convened a meeting of party MLAs and party's district unit secretaries today. Many also feel they owe their political career to Jayalalithaa and Sasikala and do not see any reason to worship a new rising sun in the party for their political future.
  • Turkey minister rejects European Union call for probe into vote

    Turkey minister rejects European Union call for probe into vote

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    Speaking in the party's parliamentary group meeting in Ankara on Tuesday, Kemal Kilicdaroglu slammed the order of the election board, also known as YSK, to consider unsealed ballots as valid during the referendum. Electoral board head Sadi Guven said the objections would be evaluated Wednesday. But the "Yes" vote has even wider implications for Turkey , which joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in 1952 and in the last half century has been engaged in a stalled bid to join the European ...
  • Murder suspect undone by trip to McDonald's

    Murder suspect undone by trip to McDonald's

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    Cleveland police were due to give more details at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon. Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens' run from justice ended because of a chicken nuggets and fries takeaway, it has emerged. It ended a few miles away when police bumped Stephens' auto to get it to stop. Police were starting to get out of their cruisers when "I heard a shot.
  • Pence warns North Korea the U.S. "sword stands ready"

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    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on April 18, adding that the United States was "working closely" with China to engage Pyongyang. During his appearance in South Korea, Pence also said previous administrations have practiced "strategic patience" in the region and vowed that the "era of strategic patience is over".
  • Taiwan says Chinese asylum seeker returns to mainland

    Taiwan says Chinese asylum seeker returns to mainland

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    A Chinese activist who had reportedly meant to seek asylum in Taiwan has flown back to China voluntarily, a Taiwan official said on Wednesday, averting a potential diplomatic confrontation. "He has agreed (to leave Taiwan)". Self-ruling Taiwan, which China sees as a renegade province awaiting reunification, does not grant political asylum to Chinese citizens but instead offers "permanent residence for political consideration" in special cases.
  • Arkansas Fights to Move Forward With Executions

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    McGehee was convicted of the 1996 killing of John Melbourne, Jr. Inmates Bruce Ward and Don Davis, the first two men scheduled to die, had requested a delay last week, citing the need to wait for the conclusion of a US Supreme Court case.