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A human rights group, the Human Rights League (LDH), and an anti-Islamophobia association (CCIF), brought the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet to the court's attention. According to the suspension, Nice's ban had been lifted which translates into local police forces no longer being able to stop Muslim women from going to the beach or lying on the shore.
  • Overnight subway service in London to serve 50000 a weekend

    Overnight subway service in London to serve 50000 a weekend

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    London Underground boss Mark Wild said it got off to a "superb start", with 50,000 people using trains on the Victoria and Central lines between midnight and 5am. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, left, shakes hands with Daniel George, a driver of the first Night Tube, in the driver's carriage of a Victoria line tube train at Brixton Underground Station during the launch of London's Night Tube Sat.
  • Turkey to repeat Gulen extradition demand during US VP visit

    Turkey to repeat Gulen extradition demand during US VP visit

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    The Kurdish government in northern Iraq has reached an agreement with Turkey over schools linked to the Fetullah Terror Organization (FETO), said to be behind last month's attempted coup. The formal extradition request for his alleged involvement in the coup will be submitted next week, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said Wednesday.
  • Road into Yellowstone isn't likely to reopen

    Road into Yellowstone isn't likely to reopen

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    Resources including firefighting aircraft and engines are in the area. Another wildfire, south of Spokane near the town of Spangle, destroyed at least 10 homes and numerous other buildings Sunday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
  • Turkey: Assad can be part of transition in Syria

    Turkey: Assad can be part of transition in Syria

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    Yildirim also said the rebel group had failed to put the previous peace process into good use. After Syrian regime jets pounded US-backed Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria for a second day Friday, the Turkish premier said Damascus understood that Kurds in northern Syria have become a threat.
  • Turkey not sure if wedding party bomber a child

    Turkey not sure if wedding party bomber a child

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    President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday it was carried out by a suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14, adding that initial evidence pointed to Islamic State. Erdogan's government is a sometimes-reluctant partner in the USA -led coalition confronting Islamic State, and Turkey has been hit over the past year by a string of bombings attributed to the extremist group, seemingly meant to punish the Turkish leader for taking the West's side.
  • Meet the Manbang, North Korea's answer to Netflix

    Meet the Manbang, North Korea's answer to Netflix

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    North Korea is one of the least connected countries in the world, with only a few thousand people being allowed to access the global internet. North Korea does have some broadband infrastructure, including fibre optic links between major institutions but internet access is only permitted with special authorisation and all personal computers must be registered with the government.
  • Kirk: Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal

    Kirk: Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal

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    Without addressing the issue of the payment to Iran, the Duckworth campaign called on Kirk to apologize for the remarks on Sunday. "Just as the administration last week reversed seven months of fierce denial that the $400 million foreign cash payment in any way related to Iran's release of American hostages, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps announced the formation of a new terrorist "Shiite Liberation Army" under Qods Force Commander Qassem Soleimani to fight in Syria, Iraq, and ...
  • Why ramen noodles replaced cigarettes as prison currency

    Why ramen noodles replaced cigarettes as prison currency

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    Gibson-Light said the rise of ramen over the formerly popular tobacco products is due to the poor quality and quantity of food - attributed to cost-cutting - in the prison system. " Services are cut back and many costs are passed on to inmates in an effort to respond to calls to remain both tough on crime and cost effective ". He did not identify the prison to protect the confidentiality of the inmates.
  • Clinton on Trump team shake-up: 'He is still the same man'

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    The Trump campaign's reorganization will bring in Steve Bannon , the head of the conservative news outlet Breitbart News LLC, as chief executive. The shift to new leadership is never a good sign at this stage of a campaign, but some Republican strategists stressed that it was not too late for Trump.
  • Yemen rebels used talks to rearm: coalition

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    A Doctors Without Borders (MSF) staffer was among the dead, it said, naming him as Abdul Kareem al-Hakeemi. It expressed outrage at what it described as "the fourth attack against an MSF facility in less than 12 months". "What did they find at the hospital other than the sick and the wounded and the injured?" It also accused all sides in Yemen's war of "indiscriminate attacks without any respect for civilians".
  • Students celebrate top A-level grades

    Students celebrate top A-level grades

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    At Shrewsbury Sixth Form College students achieved 47% A* to B grades and over 74% A*to C grades and an overall pass rate of 98.5%. We have been extremely successful in physics this year, achieving 100 per cent A*-B grades. Macaulay Ealham achieved A* in business studies, A grades in economics and maths. "The effort and dedication shown by students this year has been fantastic".
  • Wisconsin girl pleads 'mental defect' in Slender Man attack

    Wisconsin girl pleads 'mental defect' in Slender Man attack

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    If she's found mentally deficient, she would be sent to a mental hospital. If she's deemed sane, she would serve up to 40 years in prison and 20 years on extended supervision. Photoshopped image of Slenderman on a playground with children in the 1950s. . Investigators say the girls spoke of their desire to become Slender Man's "proxies" and sacrifice their friend to demonstrate their loyalty and prevent the figure from hurting their families.
  • Jewish man injured in Strasbourg stabbing

    Jewish man injured in Strasbourg stabbing

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    Sources close to the investigation say terrorism has already been ruled out, with the attacker thought to have mental health problems. The victim received injuries to the throat area, but they are not life-threatening, according to local paper Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace.
  • Thailand's southern region hit by fresh blasts

    Thailand's southern region hit by fresh blasts

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    The wounded foreigners included nationals of Austria, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. Some of the bombs were reportedly concealed in flower beds and roadside plants. "Anyone who is a former prime minister is anxious about the country and would not do such evil", said Noppadon, who served in both Thaksin and Yingluk's cabinets.
  • State Dept.: $400M cash shipment to Iran tied to U.S. prisoners' release

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    According to officials who spoke to The Wall Street Journal, once the American detainees were "wheels up" on January 17, Iranian officials in Geneva were permitted to take the cash - made up of Swiss francs, euros and other currencies. While Mr. Kirby didn't use the word "ransom", his account differed from Mr. Obama's assertion last week that there was no link between the payment and the hostages being freed.
  • Hillary Clinton holds campaign event in Scranton

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    Biden also highlighted Clinton's foreign policy credentials, saying she's been tested on an worldwide stage while serving as secretary of state. He cited his long history with Clinton, saying he's known her for three decades, since before she was first lady in the 1990s.
  • Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' of immigration applicants

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    Trump's speech will explain that while we can't choose our friends, we must always recognize our enemies", Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller said. The US would also stop issuing visas in any case where it can not perform adequate screenings, the campaign said. Obama, Clinton and top USA officials have warned against using that kind of language to describe the conflict, arguing that it plays into militants' hands.
  • Kennedy pitches Royals past Tigers 3-1; Cabrera hurt

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    Ian Kennedy threw seven effective innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored just enough to beat Detroit 3-1. Cabrera may have sustained the injury in the first inning when he ran into Royals infielder Cheslor Cuthbert , who was running out a groundball, at first base.
  • Amnesty International accused of 'sedition' in India

    Amnesty International accused of 'sedition' in India

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    Amnesty India has said it had organised the event as part of a campaign to seek justice for "victims of human rights violations" in Jammu and Kashmir. Towards the end of the event, some of those who attended raised slogans, some of which referred to calls for " Azadi " (freedom). When contacted, Amnesty spokesperson said, "no comments".
  • Trump to declare end to nation building if elected president

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    Confirming the speech's focus on Islam, Miller added "As he laid out in his Orlando remarks, Mr. Trump will describe the need to temporarily suspend visa issuances to geographic regions with a history of exporting terrorism and where adequate checks and background vetting can not occur".
  • Assam: Militants open fire in Tinsukia; 2 killed

    Assam: Militants open fire in Tinsukia; 2 killed

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    Superintendent of police of the district, Mugdha Jyoti Mahanta told ET, "A group of persons came to a village and started indiscriminate firing". A day after two Hindi-speaking migrants were killed in Ulfa-I attack at Bahbongaon in Tinsukia district, locals laid siege to NH-37 in Doomdooma on Saturday in protest against the incident.
  • Cannes burkini ban triggers outrage

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    Swimwear "manifesting religious affiliation in an ostentatious way, while France and its religious sites are now the target of terrorist attacks, could create risks of trouble to public order", added Lisnard, who has called the burkini "the uniform of extremist Islamism".
  • US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

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    More cases are likely in coming weeks, said Knox County Health Department spokeswoman Katharine Killen. CDC has confirmed a US case of Zika virus infection in a non-traveler after the person's sexual partner returned from an affected country and developed symptoms.
  • Turkey football legend sought over coup

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    The decision by a court in the western province of Sakarya came a day after prosecutors' issued warrants for footballer-turned-politician Hakan Sukur and his father Selmet Sukur over alleged links to FETO. But he quit in 2013 after a corruption probe that targeted Erdogan and his inner circle, choosing to side with the Gulen movement. Sukur is not the only sports star caught up in the Erdogan-Gulen standoff.
  • Bears Welcome Reigning Super Bowl Champs For First Preseason Contest

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    I've been showing it in camp this year and I've got to put it out in the game. "I think our team was disappointed". He was easily the most dominant player on defense all night, yet knee and ankle injuries knocked him out of the game early. According to Cameron Wolfe , the Denver Broncos defense allowed zero points, 66 total yards, recorded seven sacks, and allowed an average of less than two yards per play.
  • Opposition to oil pipeline heats up in North Dakota, Iowa

    Opposition to oil pipeline heats up in North Dakota, Iowa

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    Work already has begun in North Dakota, South Dakota and IL. Meanwhile, the tribe is in federal court, seeking an injunction with the aim of slowing or stopping the pipeline. Eminent domain is power of the government to take private property and convert it into public use in return for fair-market compensation. Moreover, Murray said Iowa farmland has additional protections under Iowa law that have been overlooked.
  • China says new satellite will help safeguard interests at sea

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    But he added there would be a second round of discussions with China. Ramos' made the statement on Friday during his visit to Hong Kong where he met a former Chinese diplomat Fu Ying. Tensions over the disputes have mounted since the tribunal's decision, with China angrily rejecting it and announcing penalties for "illegal" fishing in its waters including the disputed areas.
  • USA court orders release of nephew in 'Making a Murderer'

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    She was killed after she went to the Avery family auto salvage yard to photograph some vehicles. Dassey was 16 when Halbach was killed in 2005. Avery remains convicted of murder, but continues to appeal that conviction. Dassey's attorneys had argued that the confession was coerced. Steven Avery's nephew, Brendan is now incarcerated at the Columbia Correctional Institution, having been charged nine years ago with second-degree sexual assault, first-degree intentional homicide, and ...
  • Man on 'Neighborhood Watch' Kills Man He Thought was a 'Hoodlum'

    Man on 'Neighborhood Watch' Kills Man He Thought was a 'Hoodlum'

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    According to Walker, Thomas then thought he saw police lights, so he took off running due to having "a little weed on him", but he eventually came back. Attorney Justin Bamberg referred to Chad Copley , the man charged in the Raleigh shooting as "George Zimmerman 2.0". "PD know where this is at". A second 911 call features someone saying that someone "had just been shot through the wall of a house".
  • Gunfire kills Sebastian County sheriff's deputy

    Gunfire kills Sebastian County sheriff's deputy

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    Wednesday, Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck said. Search mug shots, government salaries, crime maps and more at our Right2Know page . We regret to report that Sebastian County Corporal Deputy Bill Cooper was taken off life support and died shortly afterwards.
  • Turkish naval officer missing in US

    Turkish naval officer missing in US

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    Cavusoglu on Wednesday also denied that Erdogan's visit to St. Petersburg was meant to send a message to Turkey's allies in the West, which Ankara accuses of not showing Turkey sufficient support since last month's failed coup. Turkey blames US -based preacher Fetullah Gulen of masterminding the failed coup attempt and has asked Washington to extradite him to face trial.
  • Hundreds join for Aleppo's final battle

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    The area remains the scene of intense fighting - some of the most ferocious in the conflict's five-year history - with waves of heavy regime airstrikes and rocket attacks launched in response, as the Syrian government attempts to win back the territory.
  • Harris County newborn is Texas' first Zika-related death

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    On July 13, also in Harris County, another child was born with the Zika-related birth defect . Microcephaly can occur because a baby's brain has not developed properly during pregnancy or has stopped growing after birth, which results in a smaller head size.
  • Jill Stein: 'No question' Julian Assange is a hero

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    So what's the answer? A vote for Stein is a vote for Donald Trump, they say. This week the New York Times revealed that the total number of primary votes cast for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump only account for about 9% of the U.S.
  • Oscar Pistorius Treated in Hospital for Injuries Suffered in Prison

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    Medical staff at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria confirmed that Oscar Pistorius has been receiving treatment in a security ward after an incident that occurred while he was alone in his cell on Saturday. But the high-profile legal proceedings also exposed a darker side of the star athlete: offering glimpses of a dangerously volatile man with a penchant for guns, handsome women and fast cars.
  • American Citizen Killed In London Knife Massacre

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    A 19-year-old man was arrested in Russell Square , in the city centre, which was cordoned off after the attack as police swarmed the area. A second woman and four men sustained "various injuries", police said , none life-threatening. Police said the attack was not linked to terrorism , and that mental health appears to have been a factor. The American woman was stabbed in the back in a crowded London tourist hotspot.
  • Weather forecast: Scattered storms, with a high near 89

    Weather forecast: Scattered storms, with a high near 89

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    Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. It will be about the same Sunday , but without the chance of a shower: partly sunny with highs around 80. Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.
  • Curfew continues for 29th day in Kashmir

    Curfew continues for 29th day in Kashmir

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    Yesterday after Friday prayers more than 20 persons were injured in the town during protests and clashes among which four boys have been shifted to SMHS Hospital in a critical condition. The attendance in government offices was also thin, the official said. Elaborate security arrangements had been put in place to maintain law and order.