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Pakistan reimposes ban on Islamist charities linked to militant leader
News ImagePakistan has re-instated a ban on two charities linked to the founder of an Islamist militant group that has carried out attacks in India, the interior ministry said on Friday. The ban comes as Pakistan faces international pressure to act against militant groups, amid escalating tension with its nuclear-armed neighbor, India, following a suicide bomb attack on Indian police in the disputed region of Kashmir. The attack, in which 40 Indian paramilitary troops were killed, was claimed by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant group.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 04:54:19 -0500
Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rights
News ImageA California high school student who was banned from wearing a Make America Great Again hat on campus is challenging her school district for impinging on her First Amendment rights. Maddie Mueller, who attends Clovis North High School in Fresno, is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing Donald Trump's campaign motto on Wednesday.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 07:31:51 -0500
French bishops agree to compensation for sex abuse victims
News ImagePARIS (AP) Still struggling to come to terms with their share of responsibility in the clerical sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church, France's bishops have agreed to award financial compensation to victims whose cases fall outside of France's statute of limitations.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:31:55 -0500
Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms linger
News ImageThe airline continues to have a higher-than-usual number of aircraft out of service due to maintenance and is dealing with snow in Las Vegas.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:07:20 -0500
Venezuela sea aid bid puts quiet Curacao in spotlight
News ImageWillemstad, Curaao (Netherlands Antilles) (AFP) - A sleepy island best known for beaches and a blue liquor named after it has become the focus of a tense bid to bring aid by sea to Venezuela, in the face of warnings that the country's military will block it. A plane carrying private donations of food and medical aid from Venezuelans in Florida landed on Curacao -- population 150,000 -- which lies 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Venezuela's coast. Venezuelans on the island were preparing Friday to transfer the goods to the nearby seaport where they said a ship was ready to take it to Venezuela.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:11:44 -0500
Vietnam announces traffic ban for possible Kim Jong Un summit arrival route
News ImageVietnam has been preparing for Kim to arrive by train for the Feb. 27-28 summit in Hanoi, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters on Wednesday. Kim's train will stop at the border station of Dong Dang where he will disembark and proceed 170 km (105 miles) to Hanoi by car, the sources said. Traffic on that route will be partially banned from 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 and fully banned from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 26, the ruling Communist Party's Nhan Dan paper reported, citing the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:35:25 -0500
Airlines admit having cameras installed on back of passengers seats
News ImageThree of the worlds biggest airlines have admitted some of their planes have cameras installed on the backs of passenger seats. American Airlines, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines have new seat-back entertainment systems that include cameras. Companies that make the entertainment systems are fitting them with cameras to offer passengers options such as seat-to-seat video conferencing, according to an American Airlines spokesman.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:28:00 -0500
Sen. Warren: US needs to address 'ugly history of racism'
News ImageMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said earlier this week that she supports reparations for black Americans who have been affected by slavery, told reporters Friday that the nation needs to confront its "ugly history of racism" and "talk about the right way to address it and make change."
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:30:39 -0500
Should 'ISIS brides' be allowed to return home?
News ImageTwo young women -- Hoda Muthana from the U.S. and Shamima Begum from Britain -- have ignited a debate about youths who left their countries to join the Islamic State but now want to come home. Here's where things stand.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:36:58 -0500
India to Stop Its Share of Water From Flowing Into Pakistan
News ImageOn Friday, Pakistans army spokesman said that the country did not want a war with India but warned that Islamabad would retaliate and dominate the escalation ladder if New Delhi authorized any military strikes. Pakistans armed forces shall never be surprised by you, but let me assure you we shall surprise you, Major General Asif Ghafoor said at a press conference in the garrison town of Rawalpindi on Friday.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:15:32 -0500
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