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- Extremist Merah’s brother handed 30-year sentencePARIS (AP) — The brother of Islamic extremist Mohamed Merah has been convicted of complicity to murder for his involvement in a horrific 2012 attack in southern France that killed seven people. An appeals court in Paris on Thursday raised Abdelkader Merah’s sentence from 20 years to 30 after finding him guilty of the additional […] ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- 29-year-old journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland violenceA prominent young journalist was killed during a night of rioting in Londonderry on Thursday, in what police in Northern Ireland have described as a "terrorist incident." ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Private cargo ship arrives at space station with food galoreCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with food galore, following a 1 1/2-day journey from Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus capsule pulled up early Friday morning. Space station astronaut Anne McClain used a robot arm to capture the capsule as they soared 250 miles (402.32 kilometers) […] ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Columbine school shooting 20 years later: Parents of victims say it changed everything and...“I never imagined we would be where we’re at right now, where there are so many mass shootings we can’t keep up," the daughter of a slain teacher said. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Expats vote on giving Egypt president 8 more years in powerCAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state news agency says expats have started voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. MENA reported that Egyptians living abroad lined up outside their country’s diplomatic missions to vote on Friday, a day before the referendum starts in Egypt. The voting is […] ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Snakes in office force Liberia’s president to work from homeMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A spokesman says Liberia’s president is working from home after two snakes were found in the building that contains his office. Deputy press secretary Smith Toby tells The Associated Press that former international soccer star and President George Weah was told to stay away until the Foreign Affairs building can be […] ..... Read More.1 hour ago