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Islamic preacher jailed in U.K. for ISIS support released

Anjem Choudary will be subject to strict limits on his daily activities for remainder of his sentence.

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Turkish Police Search for Remains of Missing Saudi Journalist

Turkish police are looking for the remains of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a forest near Istanbul and at a rural location about 90 kilometers south of the city. Turkish officials said Friday police are conducting searches for the missing journalist in Belgrad Forest and in the city of Yalova. In another development, Turkish authorities ...

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Britain Releases Anjem Choudary, Radical Islamist Preacher, Under Strict Controls

Mr. Choudary, convicted of inciting support for ISIS, was freed on Friday under rules that will bar him from leaving London, using the internet ...

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Trump Administration Rethinks Foreign Aid With Eye Toward China

A gleaming new $3.2 billion railway cuts in half the travel time from Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, to the coast. Major investments in transportation, ...

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Saudi Arabia Weighs Blaming Intelligence Official for Khashoggi Killing

Saudi rulers are considering blaming Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri, a deputy intelligence director who is close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon: French left-wing leader quizzed over cash

Police question Jean-Luc Mélenchon amid a row over his rage at a search at his party's HQ.

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McConnell: Senate Republicans May Try Obamacare Repeal Again

Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday, calling a failed 2017 push to repeal the health care law a “disappointment.” In a ...

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‘I could’ve killed you’: Ohio police officer lectures boys with BB gun

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, ...

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Thanks to Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics leader Mary Bono steps down

  Interim U.S.A. Gymnastics leader Mary Bono has stepped down from her post less than a week after Simone Biles took her to task over an anti-Nike tweet she posted last month. —Black Voter Suppression: Senior citizens ordered off of bus heading to Georgia polls for early voting— Bono, a former congresswoman, apparently was against ...

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Many CEOs Pull Out of Saudi Investment Conference

Western corporate chiefs are continuing to pull out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week, distancing themselves from questions about ...

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Trump Criticizes Condemnation of Saudi Arabia in Journalist's Disappearance

President Donald Trump criticized growing condemnation of Saudi Arabia and allegations it is behind the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, saying, ...

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Border Insecurity in Iran Amid Regime Crackdown on Minorities   

Armed conflict between Iranian security forces and separatist militants on the Iranian border is growing, as the government tightens its grip on the minority population.  With a population of more than 80 million people, Iran is predominantly ...

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Turkey renames street of their new U.S. embassy to ‘Malcolm X Avenue’

Turkey renames the street leading to the new US Embassy to Malcolm X Avenue in reverence to the famed Black Muslim civil rights leader. The post Turkey renames street of their new U.S. embassy to ‘Malcolm X Avenue’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Washington Has Stood by Riyadh through Multiple Crises

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed the ultimate protected status from the United States throughout its short history. Riyadh has had a special relationship with the U.S., from President Franklin D. Roosevelt meeting Saudi Arabia's first King Abdul Aziz on Valentine's Day in 1945 to the kingdom becoming America's main Mideast ally following ...

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Australian Leader Considers Moving Embassy to Jerusalem From Tel Aviv

Prime Minister Scott Morrison echoed many of the points President Trump gave for a similar decision. The announcement drew criticism as a political gambit to win a local election.

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Three-Way Talks Begin on Disarming Key Part of Korean Border

Negotiators from North and South Korea, along with the U.S.-led United Nations Command, are holding their first talks Tuesday on demilitarizing a ...

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Trump suggests 'rogue killers' possibly involved with Khashoggi, says Saudi King denies involvement

The president said Monday he had spoken with the Saudi leader and is sending Pompeo to Saudi Arabia.

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US Designates Hezbollah, 4 Other Groups as Top Threats

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday designated five groups, including the Lebanese Hezbollah and the Central American street gang MS-13, as “top transnational organized crime threats,” targeting them for stepped up prosecutions by the Justice Department.   Sessions identified the other three groups as Cartel de Jalisco Nueva ...

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Trump Suggests 'Rogue Killers' Could Have Murdered Saudi Journalist

U.S. President Donald Trump suggests "rogue killers" might have murdered missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, last seen two weeks ago entering Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul. Trump said Saudi King Salman told him in a 20-minute phone conversation Monday he had no knowledge of what happened to Khashoggi, a critic of the heir to the Saudi ...

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3 arrested in clashes following speech by far-right leader

Officials expressed outrage over the violence and blamed the Proud Boys, which has been designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Trump Suggests Defense Chief Could Leave

U.S. President Donald Trump is suggesting Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis could be one of his next key officials to leave the government. The ...

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Protesters rage against hate group leader Gavin McInnes in NYC

Protesters swarmed the Metropolitan Republican Club Friday night to rage against the controversial speaker Gavin McInnes, the far-right leader of the ...

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'Cornerstore Caroline': Woman calls 911 on boy at NYC deli, claims he groped her

The bewildering incident captured on viral video has earned the woman the nickname "Cornerstore Caroline."

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Anwar Ibrahim returns to Malaysian politics with by-election win

The former deputy Malaysian PM wins a parliamentary seat, months after he was released from jail.

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Report: White House Seeks New Approach on Family Separations at Border

A report in The Washington Post says the Trump administration is "actively considering plans that could again separate parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border," but would add options to previous approaches. Citing anonymous sources, the report says the plans are under consideration because of the "soaring numbers of families" trying to ...

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Taliban, US Agree to Sustain Direct Dialogue on Afghan Peace

The United States and the Taliban held a new round of direct talks this week in Qatar, where the two sides agreed to continue the dialogue process to promote a negotiated settlement to the 17-year-old war in Afghanistan. A Taliban spokesman, while announcing details of Friday’s meeting, the second in less than three months, said that U.S. ...

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Italy's Matteo Salvini calls for curfew for 'little ethnic shops'

Italy's hard-line interior minister and deputy prime minister sparked outrage on Thursday after announcing a proposed amendment to his security decree that would force "little ethnic shops" to close by 9 p.m.

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