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Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

She was acquitted of the most serious charge of aiding the enemy. As a prisoner at the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, she had to conform to male grooming standards before her 3 a.m. Indeed, Manning has repeatedly expressed remorse for her crimes, writing in her commutation application, "I take full and complete responsibility for my decision to disclose these materials to the public". Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung Pay finally hits the UK

Samsung Pay finally hits the UK

In India, Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is expected to be announced next month. As for compatible phones, anyone with a Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, S7, S7 Edge, S6, or S6 Edge can head into the Samsung App store and download Samsung Pay right now. Samsung Pay authenticates contactless payments with your fingerprint, although those with either a Galaxy S8 or S8+ will also be able to authenticate transactions with the iris scanner. Consulte Mais Informação

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Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

President Rouhani, a pragmatist Muslim cleric, was elected in 2013 by 51% of votes on promises to ease Iran's global isolation and end the house arrest of opposition leaders. Tensions between moderate and hardline political factions have escalated in the run-up to Friday's election as top candidates have resorted to unusually caustic criticism of each other, a rarity in Iranian political discourse. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sen. John Cornyn was top Federal Bureau of Investigation choice for Trump

The White House had no immediate comment. Trump's pick will have to be confirmed by the Senate. Cornyn had also been scheduled to deliver a commencement address on Saturday at the Texas Southern University in Houston, but university officials on Friday cancelled his appearance at the historically black college after a petition signed by hundreds of students protesting his appearance. Consulte Mais Informação

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Netanyahu's office denies rumors the prime minister opposes moving US Embassy

Moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem would likely be seen as an unambiguous recognition of Israel's claims to complete territorial control, which could set off a political firestorm. "It will advance the process because of the correction of the historic injustice and the smashing of the Palestinian fantasy of Jerusalem not being the capital of Israel", it said . Consulte Mais Informação

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Malloy doubts labor savings beyond $700 million are feasible

Malloy doubts labor savings beyond $700 million are feasible

Numerous group's members would take a big financial hit under Malloy's plan, predicting they would be forced to raise local property taxes. "It ain't over till it's over", Malloy said Friday. Gov. Dannel Malloy said he doubts that additional labor savings can be achieved beyond the $700 million he is now seeking from state workers. Advocates, including the American Heart Association, say the penny-per-ounce tax could raise $145.2 million annually. Consulte Mais Informação

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Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

People gather on a highway for a national sit-in against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas , Venezuela , Monday, May 15, 2017. Thousands of protesters hauled folding chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers onto main roads across Venezuela Monday for a 12-hour "sit-in against the dictatorship", the latest in a month and a half of street demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro that have left dozens dead. Consulte Mais Informação

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Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

Always Dreaming , Lookin At Lee and Classic Empire are joined by Cloud Computing , Conquest Mo Money, Gunnevera , Hence , Multiplier , Senior Investment and Term of Art in the Preakness field. The Illinois Derby, now run at Hawthorne with Sportsman's Park having been torn down, carries no qualifying points under the system enacted by Churchill Downs for the Derby in 2013; the Lexington, three weeks prior to the Derby, awards 10 points to the victor, making it a final chance for ... Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea's latest missile launch suggest progress towards ICBM

North Korea's latest missile launch suggest progress towards ICBM

There's also skepticism about North Korea's claims about its re-entry technology, which is needed to return a warhead to the atmosphere from space so it can hit its intended target. "As South Korea's diplomatic situation matures, North Korea should also show a more mature attitude, not a childish one, and contribute to (establishing a better) diplomatic relationship", said Jin Hyo-seon, 33, a painter. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sydney bus drivers not at work despite strike being ruled illegal

Sydney bus drivers not at work despite strike being ruled illegal

The TMC spokesman said it would have a flow-on affect to the city's roads, as people drove to work instead of using public transport, while train and light rail services were expected to be more congested. They are protesting against the Berejiklian Government's planned privatisation of services, primarily in Sydney's inner west. "This call for a strike is about union bosses putting themselves before customers, egged on by the Labor party ", Mr Constance said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump confident travel ban is lawful

Trump confident travel ban is lawful

When Paez said those statements were made "during a highly contentious" election, Katyal brought up the district court's ruling that the president "rekindled" his campaign trail statements after taking office. "Has he ever stood up and said, "I said before I wanted to ban all members of the Islamic faith from entering the United States of America, I was wrong"?" "This case is not Korematsu and if it were I wouldn't be standing here and the United States would not be defending it". Consulte Mais Informação

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First execution of 2017: man convicted of killing neighbor

First execution of 2017: man convicted of killing neighbor

Ledford's attorneys will likely appeal [Reuters report] to the Supreme Court, but if the execution goes through, it will be the 70th execution in Georgia since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. Ledford told police he had gone to Johnston's home on January 31, 1992, to ask for a ride to the grocery store. He had requested to die by firing squad but a USA appeals court rejected his plea and he was executed by lethal injection . Consulte Mais Informação

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NAFTA demise fears fade as U.S. firms committed to Mexico -lobby

NAFTA demise fears fade as U.S. firms committed to Mexico -lobby

Approximately 20 percent of US corn and corn co-products are exported. Mexico is Nebraska's largest export market for corn, providing $287 million in added value to the state economy. "There are a lot of people who don't want to see many changes to Nafta", he said after the briefing. "The National Corn Growers Association is committed to fair and open global trade policies and practices". Consulte Mais Informação

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