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Amanda Knox pens opinion piece in support of Michelle Carter

Amanda Knox pens opinion piece in support of Michelle Carter

While announcing the verdict, Moniz said that Carter instructed Roy "to get back into the truck well knowing of all of the feelings he [had] exchanged with her, his ambiguities, his fears, his concerns". The American Civil Liberties Union of MA issued a strong rebuke at the time, arguing the conviction violated free speech protections. "When I was on trial for murder in Italy, the media tried to paint me as a 'femme fatale.' So it was with a sickening sense of déjà vu that I watched the ... Read More

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Oxford University worker in murder manhunt

Oxford University worker in murder manhunt

Neighbors say he was dating the victim. Arrest warrants were issued Monday for Northwestern Medical School Professor Wyndham Lathem and Oxford's Andy Warren. Chicago police believe these men are armed and risky. "Throughout his life he loved music and animals", she wrote. According to his LinkedIn profile , Lathem's research focused on how pathogenic bacteria cause disease in humans. Read More

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Trump administration in favour of talks with North Korea: Tillerson

South East Asian diplomatic sources told AFP that Tillerson had lobbied U.S. allies to exclude North Korea from the ASEAN regional forum, which meets to discuss Asia-Pacific security issues alongside ASEAN talks. "The comments were extremely irresponsible". "The Secretary has authorized the restriction due to the serious and mounting risk of arrest and long-term detention of US citizens under North Korea's system of law enforcement", the statement read. Read More

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Rohani Sworn In For Second Term

The ceremony is attended by heads of the three branches and the president-elect, cabinet ministers, members of parliament, members of the Guardian Council, judiciary officials, senior military and police commanders, political, social and cultural figures, families of martyrs and ambassadors and representatives of foreign countries. Read More

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Duke of Edinburgh waves goodbye to royal duties

Duke of Edinburgh waves goodbye to royal duties

Since his wife Elizabeth II became queen in 1952, Prince Philip has also attended countless events by her side, but the nonagenarians have increasingly handed over responsibilities to the younger royals. The Duke has also made 637 solo overseas visits, and by Wednesday, he will have delivered 5,496 speeches during his time as the longest-serving consort in British history. Read More

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NASA Jets Plans To Chase Solar Eclipse When Flies Across The US

NASA Jets Plans To Chase Solar Eclipse When Flies Across The US

Looking ahead, another total solar eclipse will be along in 2024, but the path of totality is well west of the Appalachian Mountains. But, the time is now to start planning where you will go to see the TOTAL solar eclipse. "Unless you have a telephoto lens for your smartphone, you will only be able to take unmagnified images of the eclipse in your sky", Nasa said. NASA warned recently that some glasses being distributed may not be safe. Read More

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Government pledges €78m to help attract European Medicines Agency to Dublin

Government pledges €78m to help attract European Medicines Agency to Dublin

The banking and medicines agencies are seen as the first spoils of Brexit by the 27 remaining members of the EU - Politico report that 23 of those entered bids for the EMA . Six countries - Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland and Poland - have made bids for both agencies. In the running to host the EMA are: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Bonn, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Helsinki, Lille, Milan, Porto, Sofia, Stockholm, Malta, Vienna, Warsaw, Zagreb. Read More

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BJP govt turning Hindustan into 'Lynchistan': opposition

BJP govt turning Hindustan into 'Lynchistan': opposition

The government asserted that mob-lynching or anything related to it was "unacceptable" and noted that the Prime Minister has himself condemned this several times while terming the acts as the "worst form of crime". BJP-ruled Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh had become centresof mob lynching, he said, adding that such incidents wouldbecome a major threat to the nation's integrity. Read More

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Sharif loyalist Abbasi is Pak interim PM

Sharif loyalist Abbasi is Pak interim PM

Nawaz's younger brother Shehbaz Sharif, now the Chief Minister of the prosperous Punjab province, will be the new PM of Pakistan. In the PML-N consultative session on Friday, Nawaz had proposed the name of his brother as the next Prime Minister, party sources were reported as saying by Geo News . Read More

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Special session produces no new progress on school reform

Special session produces no new progress on school reform

Cullerton said this week he's concerned about Rauner's "mental state" after a massive defeat on the budget, followed by the firing or resignation of many top staffers, and didn't want the governor to act out of anger. Democrats are likely lobbying Republicans to desert Rauner and vote to over-ride his expected veto. Railing against Chicago, its financially troubled schools and its politicians has been a tried and true political strategy for Rauner, who used it to win his first public office ... Read More

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Anthony Scaramucci calls for Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ inquiry of 'leak,' cites Priebus

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci attends a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House after former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned, in Washington, DC, July 21, 2017. The documents are publicly available on request. CNN has not independently obtained the disclosure form. Priebus told The Associated Press last week that he supports Scaramucci "100 percent", despite reportedly trying to prevent Scaramucci from getting an ... Read More

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Hillary Clinton's Memoir Will Be a 'Cautionary Tale'

Hillary Clinton's Memoir Will Be a 'Cautionary Tale'

In the book, the authors describe how the campaign ignored the advice of Clinton's husband, former President Bill Clinton , to reach out to communities that weren't already on board with Hillary Clinton's policies. Clinton previously blamed Russia's role as one of the reasons for her surprising loss, telling an audience during a talk in NY in April that she also thought misogyny, Wikileaks and former FBI Director James Comey's letter about looking into her emails related to the FBI ... Read More

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Nine migrants dead in tractor-trailer in Texas

Nine migrants dead in tractor-trailer in Texas

McManus said events like this are all too common and warned the public to contact police if they see groups of people exiting from large vehicles like tractor-trailers. He called the case "a horrific tragedy". The group included children and adults, the police chief said. The truck lacked air conditioning and water, and 30 other victims had to receive treatment for heat stroke and exhaustion. Read More

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Trump's Ex-Campaign Chair Paul Manafort is Going to Snitch

Trump's Ex-Campaign Chair Paul Manafort is Going to Snitch

A spokesman for Manafort confirmed he met with the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday morning and said the former Trump campaign head "answered their questions fully". The topic for Wednesday's hearing is the Foreign Agents Registration Act - a law passed in 1938 requiring that United States citizens representing the interests of foreign powers in a "political or quasi-political capacity" disclose that relationship. Read More

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Scindia row hits House, Lok Sabha adjourned again

Scindia row hits House, Lok Sabha adjourned again

The Lok Sabha had been off to a stormy start since morning, with leader of the Congress legislative party Mallikarjuna Kharge demanding a discussion on mob lynchings. He said that if the remarks were found to be true, then he would quit as the member of the House and demanded that if the BJP leaders failed to prove their allegation, then they should tender their resignations. Read More

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Eight Found Dead in Sweltering Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in Texas

Eight Found Dead in Sweltering Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in Texas

CNBC also reports that 20 people were airlifted to hospitals with critical to very critical conditions, while eight people were hospitalized with less serious injuries. In Mexico, smugglers have often crammed migrants bound for the United States into tractor-trailers, sometimes in hidden compartments. A search of the surrounding area was also conducted to attempt to locate any patients that may have attempted to flee the scene. Read More

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