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December 15, 2018 2:34 AM Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown. The Yazidi survivor was speaking to a crowd of hundreds in Sinjar, her hometown in northern 100

December 14, 2018 7:03 PM French minister pays respects at desecrated Jewish cemetery

PARIS (Reuters) - French Interior minister Christophe Castaner on Friday paid his respects at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, days after 37 of its tombstones and a monument to Holocaust victims were defaced with Nazi symbols. Castaner said the “abject” desecration could have been conducted by a far right group, but did not elaborate as an investigation 81

December 14, 2018 6:21 PM French President Macron Calls For Calm Ahead of 5th Weekend of Violent 'Yellow Vest' Protests

(PARIS) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same numbers 94

December 14, 2018 11:19 AM Georgia police officer shot to death; gunman killed

Atlanta (Reuters) - A rookie suburban Atlanta police officer was shot and killed Thursday by a man who was also killed in a shoot-out with other officers, officials said. The names of the DeKalb County police officer and the suspected gunman were not immediately available and few other details were released. Police said that the officer, who had been with the force 86

December 13, 2018 10:48 PM Josh Brent, club owner hit with $25M verdict in death of Jerry Brown Jr

DALLAS -- A Texas jury has returned a $25 million verdict against former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent and the owner of a now-defunct nightclub in the death of Brent's teammate, Jerry Brown Jr. Brown was killed six years ago when the car Brent was driving at 110 mph (177 kph) in a 45-mph zone overturned in Irving, a Dallas suburb. Brent had a blood-alcohol 51

December 13, 2018 10:17 PM Islamic State says Strasbourg shooter was one of its soldiers, gives no evidence

PARIS/CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State said the man who killed three people in Strasbourg was one of its soldiers, the group’s Amaq news website said on Thursday, although it provided no evidence for the claim. An online statement from the group’s Amaq news agency said the attacker “was an Islamic State soldier and carried out the operation in response 79

December 13, 2018 11:51 AM The Latest: Israeli troops seal off Ramallah to find shooter

Palestinians look at a damage after an Israeli raid killed Ashraf Naalweh during an arrest raid in the Asker refugee camp near the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Israel accuses Naalweh of shooting to death two Israelis and wounding another at an attack on a West Bank industrial zone in October. He fled the scene and Israeli forces 81

December 13, 2018 9:31 AM Turkish train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 47

ANKARA (Reuters) - Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday, officials said. Rescuers worked to free people trapped under the mangled wreckage at Marsandiz train station, 8 km (5 miles) from central 80

December 13, 2018 6:22 AM A High-Speed Train Crash in the Turkish Capital Has Killed 7 and Injured Dozens

(ANKARA, Turkey) — A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials and news re said. The 6:30 a.m. (0330 GMT) train from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya collided with the engine, which was checking 80

December 12, 2018 3:18 AM Indiana county installs blue Christmas tree in honor of officers killed in the line of duty

A special tribute to fallen officers is on display at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office in Indiana. They installed a Christmas tree with 137 blue ornaments to represent the 137 officers killed in the line of duty this year, including Boone County’s own Deputy Jacob Pickett. “It means a lot to all of us – we were all very close. He was a wonderful officer 78