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by | March 22, 2017 | 00:49

The Catholic Church in Rwanda previous year apologised for its members' role in the genocide, and asked forgiveness for the "crime of hate in the country to the extent of also hating our colleagues due to their ethnicity". Some priests have been accused of handing over people with no way out to the militia. Rwandan officials said that, too, fell short. The pontiff pleaded for forgiveness for the crimes committed by the church against the people of Rwanda during the genocide .

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:51

After the show aired, Lahren was flooded on social media with critical posts, though there were many supportive comments as well. According to The Daily Caller , Lahren was already on the outs with some of her coworkers prior to her abortion comments.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:50

But the commission also said there's a "likelihood" that Saudi-government-sponsored charities did. As a result, the families of some 9/11 victims' families seek "relief" from the Saudis for events "attributable" to the Kingdom's "governmental Ministries and bodies, alter-egos, and officers employees...and agents" working within the duties of their roles as allegiant toward the Saudi government to "knowingly provide material support and resource to the al Qaeda terrorist organization".

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:51

Iraqi government forces, backed by United States advisers, artillery and air support, have cleared the east and half of western Mosul and are now focused on controlling the Old City. The Iraqi forward line of troops is in extremely dense urban terrain, which is not easy to get through, Davis pointed out on the 30th day of operations to liberate western Mosul.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:14

Several other business organisations such as ICAEW and the Confederation of British Industry said they would be commenting on the Article 50 triggering next week, when the process to leave the European Union official starts. We expect it will be a two-year process and we are confident that is what we will achieve. May has said she wants to make Brexit as painless as possible.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:08

Other factors considered by the United Nations included employment, income inequality, life expectancy, GDP per capita, public trust (i.e., a lack of corruption in government and business), and social support. The United States on the other hand fell to number 14, down a spot from previous year. Northern Europe dominated the top of the list and Africa the bottom.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:04

President Donald Trump's claims. "As I told you last week about the issue with the president talking about tapping Trump Tower, that evidence still remains the same, that we don't have any evidence that that took place", Nunes told reporters.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:03

After Bloomberg published a video on February 28 showing Kalanick berating an Uber driver, he said he would seek "leadership help" and was planning to hire a chief operating officer . Last week, Raffi Krikorian , a director in Uber's self-driving division, announced he was leaving, while earlier this month, Gary Marcus, co-director in Uber's in-house AI research arm, departed the company less than four months after joining, having come aboard when Uber acquired his startup Geometric ...

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:59

The reason for the new measure is, apparently, safety, although that does not easily tally with the exclusion of cell phones from the list of banned items. We've reached out to Royal Jordanian and other Middle Eastern-based airlines for further details. Questions are being raised about whether passengers on some US flights might be facing new restrictions barring laptops and other electronics from being brought onboard in carry-on luggage.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:59

When authorities in Malaysia were identifying the body of Kim Jong Nam, the late half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after he was poisoned last month, their evidence was golden - literally. Last Wednesday, however, a video emerged online of a man calling himself Kim Han Sol - Kim Jong Nam had a son by that name - and saying his father was "killed".

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:00

According to the index, her wealth has climbed by $US6.2 billion ($8 billion) over the previous year. Amancio Ortega: Ortega co-founded the hugely successful high street Spanish retail chain Zara, and now boasts a net worth of $74 billion.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:58

Russian Federation summoned the Israeli ambassador to demand an explanation for Israel's air raids in Syria last week, Moscow has confirmed , as a second incident was reported blaming an Israeli drone for a targeted killing of a senior pro-Assad fighter.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:54

United States soldiers receiving medical care. William Salvin, a US military spokesman in Afghanistan, said security forces on the base killed the attacker. The Afghan Army solider opened fire during a military exercise at a base in southern Afghanistan. There are roughy 8,400 USA troops in the country, more than Iraq and Syria combined.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:53

The capture of the Iron Bridge means that Iraqi forces hold three of the five bridges in Mosul that span the Tigris, all of which have been damaged by US-led airstrikes. Until the latest phase of the battle to take western Mosul , the campaign had gone well with lower-than-expected civilian losses, Khanjar said crediting the professionalism of the USA trained elite forces.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:50

Now that the agreement is reached, UNC President Gaidon Kamei and Publicity Secretary S. Stephen, now in judicial custody, are likely to be released soon. January 1, 2017: Internet and messaging service were partly restored. The BJP claims to have the support of 33 legislators with the support of the NPP, NPF, LJP, an independent legislator, the lone Trinamool Congress MLA and a defector from the Congress Shyam Kumar - who took oath as a minister in the N Biren Singh government.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:51

The video leads up to a dramatic climax, featuring words from none other than the president, Donald Trump. The thing is, health-care policy analysts say it's Trump - not Ryan - who could save this bill. Paul added that the House GOP plan doesn't "fix the fundamental problem of Obamacare", which he said are the mandates on insurance companies. Democrats have been heavily critical of the new health care plan while conservative Republicans have described it as 'Obamacare-lite'.

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:21

The pirates said they had captured the vessel to protest illegal fishing.The hijackers disembarked from the vessel on Thursday and released the eight Sri Lankan crew members they had captured earlier this week. He also said that the Combined Maritime Force in Bahrain is in contact with the Somali Maritime Police on Sri Lanka's behalf. "The question wasn't really if an attack was going to happen, the question was when", said Steed.

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:18

Some 1,500 fighters and civilians aboard 40 buses left Waer, the last opposition-held district in Homs, to Jarabulus in northern Syria, the sources said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to media. The civil war, which entered its seventh year earlier this month, has killed more than 400,000 people and displaced more than half the country's population.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:41

A key pillar of the deal were pledges by Turkey to boost border security and break people-smuggling networks, moves that analysts say slowed the migrant flow to a trickle. Merkel stated that Turkish political leaders are permitted to appear in the country under certain conditions: they must disclose who will appear and for what goal, and the foreign politicians must abide by Germany's laws and constitutional principles.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:38

The star of the show for UF was clearly Devin Robinson . "Their speed and quickness [is the primary personnel concern]", Forbes said. White said the school has been a great fit, both for academics and basketball. He scored 14 in the second half, grabbed 5 rebounds and played some serious defense. "I love winning. To win on this stage would just be another - just part of my dream, just more to my dream".

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:39

In a letter to the staff of the department, Tillerson said that the move indicates a change of priorities for the agency, reflecting a " restatement " of USA needs. State Department Acting Spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement that there was only one seat available on Tillerson's plane for media. In past cases when press access was limited, the State Department arranged for a journalist to join and send pool reports to other news outlets.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:36

Tests carried out by Google revealed that users preferred the images Guetzli produced compared to other JPEG encoders. Uncompressed original image (left), libjpeg-encoded JPEG (middle), Guetzli-encoded JPEG (right). "We think this makes the slower compression a worthy tradeoff". If that's not something you care about, you can head over to the Github destination instead and check out all the files, instructions on installing the tool, and the code necessary for using it.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:40

Martin, a native of East St. Louis, Ill., coached Cal to an overall 62-39 record and last season took the team to the NCAA Tournament with a No. 4 seed, its highest in school history. Last season, Cal went a flawless 18-0 at home and tied for third in the Pac-12 with a 23-11 overall record and 12-6 record in conference. Martin is coming off of a 21-13 season at Cal, which was good for fifth in the Pacific-12.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:42

Federal PM Malcolm Turnbull recently slammed South Australia and other states for their reliance on renewable energy, saying it was this very reliance that threatened the country with power shortages. Thirdly, South Australia's Minister for Energy will be given strong new powers to direct the national market in the case of an electricity supply shortfall.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:40

Flynn previously dragged his feet over disclosing his fees for these speaking engagements, sort of like he waited to reveal details on his conversations with the Russian ambassador, and all of that leaked anyway. Cummings questioned whether Flynn violated a provision of the Constitution that would bar him - as a retired military officer - from accepting a payment or "emolument" from a foreign government.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:39

Astronomers have known about the stellar couple for many years, but researchers always thought they were a pair of stars. Astronomically speaking, at a million kilometres, that's very, very close. The most plausible theory is that the black hole collided with a red giant star, a highly conceivable scenario since the binary exists in a globular cluster, where stars are close enough to each other that they interact gravitationally and have opportunities to crash into each other.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:40

Having Alexa nestled within their main shopping app should add some convenience for Amazon users. Amazon hasn't given any word on whether or not it intends to launch this in other regions, but you have to imagine that it's coming soon. While she may not be as easily accessible as she is on Amazon's first party hardware, this means that you won't need any additional devices to use Amazon's AI assistant.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:40

The attorney general's office said in a letter on Monday that it found Tillerson had used an alias email address under the pseudonym "Wayne Tracker" from at least 2008 through 2015. The investigations are also the subject of a dispute in Washington, where House Republicans are seeking to derail the state probes on the grounds that they seek to silence scientists who disagree with the widely accepted theory that climate change is caused by humans.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:31

The extra spending on detaining undocumented immigrants represents a boon for the prison industry, while the US armed forces will receive their own boost with a $54 billion increase in spending in the name of securing the nation from enemies such as Islamic State.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:31

In Washington, a senior White House official said the president wants to "set standards that are technologically feasible, economically feasible and allow the auto industry to grow and create jobs". It also aims to get an agreement between the industry and the government regarding the implementation of the standards back on track, the official said.