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Saudi Arabia Defends Decision to Execute 14 Shiites

Saudi Arabia Defends Decision to Execute 14 Shiites

The public statement on the executions is at odds with assessments by the United Nations, as well as rights groups such as human rights organization Reprieve. "[It] used confessions extracted through torture as the basis of convictions", the human rights group claimed. Reprieve has established that at least one defendant, Mujtaba, was never permitted to see a lawyer; in Munir's case, no evidence against him was presented at trial. Consulte Mais Informação

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Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

NY owned approximately 0.06% of Maiden Holdings worth $677,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This story was originally published by TheOlympiaReport and is the sole property of of TheOlympiaReport. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Heavy Rain Caused Flooding in New Orleans

Heavy Rain Caused Flooding in New Orleans

Stubborn summertime thunderstorms refused to leave the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain, including the New Orleans metro area Saturday afternoon, according to weather.com meteorologist Jonathan Belles. That was too much for the Sewerage & Water Board's 24 pump stations to cope with even though all were operating. Some officials say they're not satisfied with the city's response and say more needs to be done. Consulte Mais Informação

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Homicide investigators identify victim in fatal Abbotsford shooting

Homicide investigators identify victim in fatal Abbotsford shooting

Sidhu was known to police and affiliated with gang activity, IHIT said. An 18-year-old man is recovering from gunshot wounds after a shooting on Mitchell St near Dehavilland Drive early on Sunday morning. "This was a brazen shooting that occurred in a residential neighbourhood, and it was a blatant disregard for the safety of the public". IHIT Cpl. Meghan Foster said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Liberal gay marriage supporters in minority, Abbott says ahead of party meeting

Five rebel backbench MPs - Dean Smith , Trent Zimmerman , Trevor Evans , Tim Wilson and Warren Entsch - are coming to the meeting pushing a private members' bill which they hope will lead to a free vote on the issue. Senator Smith maintains that this shouldn't be seen as a challenge to Turnbull's leadership. The opposition has promised it will not use the issue to test confidence in the government on the floor of the parliament. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese Foreign Minister Calls for Resumption of Six-party Talks

Chinese Foreign Minister Calls for Resumption of Six-party Talks

Therefore on August 6, Beijing called on the Kim Jong-Un regime to stop its missile and nuclear tests and for the United States to pursue talks involving the major powers in a diplomatic solution to the North Korea crisis. "We should not fool ourselves into thinking we have solved the problem". "It is time for North Korea to realize, we are not playing anymore", Haley said on Fox News's " Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo". Consulte Mais Informação

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Jordan king Abdullah II to visit West Bank after Jerusalem shrine crisis

Jordan king Abdullah II to visit West Bank after Jerusalem shrine crisis

The coastal enclave was seized by the Islamist group, considered a terrorist organization by the US, EU and Israel, in 2007 in a near civil war with Fatah, the governing party of the West Bank territories. The Palestinian Authority had been paying for some electricity to be delivered to Gaza since 2007, but in recent months has reduced the amount. It will be the first visit since December 2012 by Abdullah - whose country is custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem and which has a 2004 ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tropical storm expected to form Monday near Mexico

Tropical storm expected to form Monday near Mexico

While no path of a tropical system is ever set in stone, the longer-range forecasts kept it on a westward track that could steer it into Mexico. The "Potential Tropical Cyclone" designation allows alerts like tropical storm watches and warnings to be issued for coastal areas with an appropriate amount of time to prepare even though the system is not yet at the threshold to become a named system. Consulte Mais Informação

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Small plane with 3 on board crashes in New Jersey

But it's not clear if the plane had taken off from that site or if it was headed to the airport when it went down. "They're considered experimental aircraft". In a separate incident, a small plane crashed in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, on Saturday night, injuring the pilot and two passengers. Sklannik said the airport is popular with pilots of ultralight planes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Atualidade: Dia da final dos 100 metros, Bolt procura o 'tetra

Atualidade: Dia da final dos 100 metros, Bolt procura o 'tetra

Resta saber se ele conseguirá completar a prova e mais ou menos de 10 segundos. Com 9s95, ele acabou superado pela dupla dos Estados Unidos. Sem a presença de seu principal concorrente, o canadense Andre De Grasse, de 22 anos, que se contundiu e está fora da disputa, Bolt também terá como adversário na final o sul-africano Akani Simbine, vencedor da primeira bateria com o tempo de 10s05, e o norte-americano Justin Gatlin, segundo com 10s09. Consulte Mais Informação

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Body found in house a month after man reported missing

Body found in house a month after man reported missing

A body of a man was discovered in a different property on the same road on Saturday and while it has not been formally identified, police are confident it is Mouat's and they are working to support his family. Superintendent Martin Fotheringham, of Forth Valley Division, described the case as involving "a tragic set of circumstances". "Following a review of our response to this incident, Police Scotland has referred this matter to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner". Consulte Mais Informação

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