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Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes

Added: 25.02.2018 16:35 | 0 views | 0 comments


JERUSALEM (AP) — The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the traditional site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection, for several hours on Sunday to protest an Israeli plan to tax their properties.

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Thousands in North Carolina bid farewell to Rev. Billy Graham

Added: 25.02.2018 16:03 | 0 views | 0 comments


The funeral procession of Billy Graham made its way through North Carolina to his hometown of Charlotte as thousands came out to say goodbye to “America’s Pastor.”

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Top USA Swimming official quits over failure to disclose

Added: 25.02.2018 16:03 | 0 views | 0 comments


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A top official for USA Swimming who was part of an investigation of a coach for sexual misconduct has resigned for not disclosing that she once kissed the coach.

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Cambodian ruling party wins all seats in polls

Added: 25.02.2018 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 26, 2018 5:00 AM
PHNOM PENH • Cambodia's ruling party said yesterday it had won every Senate seat up for election in a ballot held after thousands of opposition lawmakers and local council leaders were stripped of their right to vote.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Right-wing head vows to put Italians first as election nears

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February 26, 2018 5:00 AM
MILAN • Mr Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy's right-wing League party, drew thousands of supporters to a weekend rally as campaigning intensified ahead of a March 4 election expected to give most seats to a coalition of which his party is a member.

From: www.straitstimes.com

I´ve signed for a football team, claims Usain Bolt

Added: 25.02.2018 15:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Athletics great Usain Bolt claims he has signed for a football team and will announce the club in question on Tuesday. Bolt, who brought his glittering sprint career to an end following the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, has frequently talked up his footballing prowess and revealed last month he was set for a trial with […]

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Florida students return to scene of deadly rampage

Added: 25.02.2018 15:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Thousands of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High return to school this week amid controversy over law enforcement efforts to halt the slaughter.

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Gus Kenworthy Isn’t Too Thrilled With Ivanka Trump’s Sudden Olympic Presence

Added: 25.02.2018 15:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

Gus Kenworthy, one of the first openly gay athletes to represent Team USA at the Winter Olympics, isn’t an enthusiast of his country’s current political administration. Upon breaking his thumb while competing in the men’s slopestyle skiing final last week, for instance, Kenworthy looked on the bright side of his ...

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Execution abandoned after death row prisoner 'repeatedly jabbed' by officials doing lethal injection

Added: 25.02.2018 14:51 | 0 views | 0 comments


An attempted execution in Alabama was halted after medical personnel repeatedly jabbed the death row inmate in the ankles, lower legs and groin but failed to find a usable vein, according to a court filing by his lawyer. The dramatic night began with a temporary stay of execution at around 6pm local time – lifted by the US Supreme Court just three hours later – and ended in confusion as 61-year-old Doyle Lee Hamm was returned to his cell shortly before midnight on Thursday. Lawyer Bernard Harcourt, who has represented Hamm for 28 years, said he was seeking information about what happened during the attempted execution.

From: www.yahoo.com

US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

Added: 25.02.2018 14:51 | 0 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press.

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