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Egypt mosque attack leaves at least 85 dead, 80 wounded

Islamist militants are suspected of orchestrating the attack on a mosque in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula on Friday, killing at least 85 people and injuring at least 80 others, Egyptian media reported.

Egypt mosque attack leaves at least 85 dead, 80 wounded

Islamist militants are suspected of orchestrating the attack on a mosque in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula on Friday, killing at least 85 people and injuring at least 80 others, Egyptian media reported.

Las Vegas Shooter Fired More Than 1,100 Rounds, Police Say

Authorities still haven’t determined a motive.

OPCW chief: ‘Unfortunate’ that Syria probe’s mandate blocked

The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog says that Russia’s veto of United Nations Security Council resolutions to extend the mandate of an investigation team that lays blame for chemical attacks in Syria “creates a gap which needs to be…

OPCW chief: ‘Unfortunate’ that Syria probe’s mandate blocked

The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog says that Russia’s veto of United Nations Security Council resolutions to extend the mandate of an investigation team that lays blame for chemical attacks in Syria “creates a gap which needs to be…

Sexual abuse, racism, violence — our heroes are sometimes also bad

Seattle Times, by Jerry Large Posted By: Maggie2u- Fri, 24 50 2017 10:50:41 GMT Putting people on a pedestal is risky. It’s too easy for them to fall off. Even so, I don’t think we can, or should, stop ourselves from looking for people to admire. We’re always finding out that someone who seemed wonderful wasn’t really all that we imagined. And lately there’s been a hailstorm of revelations about well’known and well’liked people, mostly men, who have behaved badly toward women and in some cases other men.

Sen. Al Franken vows to regain Minnesota´s trust after harassment allegations

Minneapolis Star Tribune, by Jennifer Brooks Posted By: FlyRight- Fri, 24 35 2017 11:35:22 GMT WASHINGTON – Sen. Al Franken plans to stay in the U.S. Senate and try to win back Minnesotans’ trust.The Minnesota Democrat, who has been accused by four women — two of them anonymously — of inappropriate contact, issued a Thanksgiving afternoon apology and pledge. He wrote that he “feels terribly that I’ve made some women feel badly.” He called himself “a warm person” who likes to hug people when they’re being photographed with him, but clearly, his embrace “crossed a line for some women.” Although his statement did not directly address the question of whether he might resign, he vowed

Claim: French Concrete Company Gave Islamic State $500,000 to Keep Operation Going in Syria

French concrete giant LafargeHolcim is under intense scrutiny after an investigation has claimed the company paid Islamic State half a million dollars to keep its Syrian operations afloat.

Emmerson Mnangagwa Could Be Interim President or New Tyrant for Zimbabwe

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Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former vice president of Zimbabwe whose sacking by dictator Robert Mugabe touched off a political crisis that ended Mugabe’s 37 years of rule, returned to Zimbabwe on Wednesday and announced that he would be sworn in as interim president on Friday.