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UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

The Dubai-based Gulf News reported on Wednesday that the defendant, identified as "AMS" by his initials, will also be under probation for three years after prison. Mansoor was the recipient of the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders in 2015. Mansoor was part of a group of activists known as the UAE Five, who were arrested in April 2011 and released later that year by a presidential pardon, although authorities confiscated his passport and banned him from leaving the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Couple face church wedding ban for supporting abortion

Couple face church wedding ban for supporting abortion

Father Patrick McCafferty says it is right that the Catholic Church is seen to be out of step with wider society, following the historic abortion referendum result in the Republic of Ireland . "Be honest, there are lots of other options available, there are lovely civic areas, country houses, town halls". He reportedly told the couple he had been asked to marry that their "promotion or advocacy" of abortion could also lead to him not being able to officiate. Consulte Mais Informação

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Stormy's lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case

Stormy's lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case

Ryan protested that the barrage was improper, saying Avenatti was on television at least 170 times , mostly to badmouth Cohen . Attorneys for President Donald Trump's longtime private lawyer Michael Cohen are racing to assessment hundreds of thousands of information seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in final month's raids of his dwelling, workplace and resort room, however they are saying they're operating out of time . Consulte Mais Informação

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China to host Iran to avoid project disruption amid nuclear deal doubt

China to host Iran to avoid project disruption amid nuclear deal doubt

Like the U.S., Iran is involved in the government-led battle against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq, but Iran also supports the Syrian government against ISIS and insurgents, whereas the U.S. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency , Hosseinali Haji Deligani said the parliamentarians have developed a motion that, if passed, would require the Iranian administration to meet the Leader's conditions in its diplomatic talks with the European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Top North Korean official, Pompeo meet to discuss summit

Top North Korean official, Pompeo meet to discuss summit

The on-again-off-again talks, centered around denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, have seen a flurry of activity in recent days since Trump sent a letter to Kim Jong Un calling off their high-stakes diplomatic date. The two planned a "day full of meetings" Thursday, the White House said. More: North Korea's change of tone: Is Kim Jong Un in total control? He sat next to Trump's daughter Ivanka , who is also a White House aide, during February's closing ceremony for the Winter ... Consulte Mais Informação

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State Releases Videos Made By Parkland, Fla., Shooting Defendant

State Releases Videos Made By Parkland, Fla., Shooting Defendant

Nikolas Cruz is led into a courtroom before being arraigned at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 14, 2018. "My love for you. He goes on to lament his "meaningless" life of "seclusion and solitude", and that he is exhausted of "being told what to do". Cruz's attorneys say they did not request evidence such as video from inside the building where the massacre happened and autopsy reports so they would not become public and "further hurt and inflame the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Reverses Himself and Denies Firing Comey Over Russia Probe

Trump Reverses Himself and Denies Firing Comey Over Russia Probe

In this memo, McCabe, who was sacked by Trump in March, described a conversation last May with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about a memo Rosenstein was drafting about Comey's mismanagement of the F.B.I. Mr. Rosenstein said it was unnecessary and did not include such a reference. This isn't the first time Trump has contradicted the explanation he offered to Holt. Consulte Mais Informação

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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Footage Take Us Through Its Generations

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Footage Take Us Through Its Generations

According to Capcom , Cody will sport a move set similar to his prior appearances in the series, but with slight alterations to match his - and these are Capcom's words - new spiffy style. Though he constantly complains, Cody secretly finds a glimmer of joy in his new position. "However, this doesn't ultimately stop him from solving problems with his bare hands, knives, or pipes..." The character will be available on June 26. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump hoping to effectively block German auto imports to US?

Trump hoping to effectively block German auto imports to US?

Macron's administration in Paris declined to comment on the report. The Trump administration has opened a trade investigation into whether vehicle imports have damaged the US auto industry. There's also the fact that a number of German automakers already have huge manufacturing presences in the US. The threats made to the vehicle sector are part of a bigger trade dispute with the United States. Consulte Mais Informação

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Denmark bans full-face veil, burqa and niqab in public places

Denmark bans full-face veil, burqa and niqab in public places

The law, popularly known as the "burqa ban", is seen as being directed at the dress worn by some Muslim women. Speaking about the law, Denmark's Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen said: "In terms of value, I see a discussion of what kind of society we should have with the roots and culture we have, that we don't cover our face and eyes, we must be able to see each other and we must also be able to see each other's facial expressions, it's a value in Denmark". Consulte Mais Informação

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Chelsea shelve plans for new stadium

Chelsea shelve plans for new stadium

However, one source has told us that it is still "business as usual" at the west London club and that Abramovich's commitment to the club is "unwavering". A temporary move to Wembley Stadium was mooted. West Ham are now embroiled in a trial over the right to use all 66,000 seats at London Stadium. With a capacity of just over 41,000, Stamford Bridge is the eighth-largest Premier League stadium and is dwarfed in London by Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, the London Stadium - which is occupied ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump to remove tariff exemption from EU, Canada, Mexico

Trump to remove tariff exemption from EU, Canada, Mexico

President Trump initially announed the tariffs in March, but had temporarily exempted Canada and Mexico while they were negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canada and Mexico have also threatened retaliation, but have not publicly indicated which US products they would hit. "I think, it's very important to have a long term view and not to over trade in this kind of environment", said Zhiwei Ren, managing director and portfolio manager, Penn Mutual Asset Management, as ... Consulte Mais Informação

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