Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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How many bombs has Britain dropped in 2017? – BBC News

April 15, 2017

… Typhoons have been supporting the Syrian Democratic forces. Weaponry Related Topics Iraq Islamic State group Syrian civil war Royal Air force More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWordPress Video Tutorials 23 Step-By-Step Video Tutorials Showing You How To Master WordPress Like A Pro!Bloxy Lifetime Access and Updates For The Bloxy Site Builder, Plus 10 TemplatesPixal App Monthly Scope Cash …

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47,155 arrests: Turkey’s post-coup crackdown by the numbers

April 15, 2017

… force had been arrested. That number has since grown more than ten-fold. THE MILITARY Turkish authorities claim that an estimated 1.5% of the army were involved in the coup attempt. Thousands have been arrested, which has left the military dangerously understaffed, according to a senior officer in the Turkish military. THE JUDICIARY Just three days after the attempted coup, 200 top Turkish court officials, including members of the Supreme Court, had been taken into custody …

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Uber communications boss becomes the latest to exit the company

April 14, 2017

Rachel Whetstone (during her time at Google), on Feb. 20, 2015.Image: Ben Margot/AP/REX/Shutterstock Another day, another Uber executive leaving the company. This time it’s Rachel Whetstone, head of communications and policy. In an email to staff, CEO Travis Kalanick sang Whetsone’s praises and indicated that the departure was amicable: Since joining in 2015, Rachel has blown us all away with her ability to get stuff done. She is a force of nature, an extraordinary talent and an …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… broke international law and that they would, quote, “response strongly” to any aggression Syria. The U.S. missiles were fired from U.S. warships in the Eastern Mediterranean. And in response and in apparent show of force, Russia has moved a warship to a port in western Syria. The Middle Eastern nation has continued operations at the damage airbase. In the U.S. capitol, Neil Gorsuch is set to sworn in today as the 113th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed him on …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… photograph of the couple, as well as one that appears to show a Syrian woman wearing a short-sleeved T-shirt in a car emblazoned with Assads face. In the alt-rights telling, Assad is a defender standing between the masses of hyper-conservative Muslims and the rest of the world. To them, imagery suggesting that Assad is modern is essential its a way to contrast him with other Muslims, like the millions of the Syrians the Assad regime has targeted, who they argue want to force white women into …

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Congress Loves The Syria Strike. But Senators Can’t Say Why Trump Thinks It’s Legal.

April 8, 2017

… interest, or to defend the interest of the United States, or whether theres more, Cornyn told reporters after a briefing from Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Ill let the international lawyers look at the details of how they view it, said Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska). It can be argued on both sides, Tester told reporters. I think we need an [Authorization for the Use of Military force] that actually addresses this issue. We dont have one right now. Tom Williams …

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Kofi Annan Fast Facts

April 4, 2017

… languages. Studied at Macalester College on a Ford Foundation scholarship. Spent almost his entire career working for the United Nations. Was the first secretary-general to be elected from the ranks of the United Nations staffers. Timeline: 1962 – Joins the UN as a budget officer with the World Health Organization in Geneva. 1960s-1980s – Serves with various UN agencies, including the Economic Commission for Africa, the United Nations Emergency force and the High Commissioner for …

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Brexit sovereignty plan set out in Great Repeal Bill – BBC News

March 30, 2017

… function properly. ‘A unique challenge’ The Great Repeal Bill, which Theresa May has said will make the UK an “independent, sovereign nation”, would: Repeal the European Communities Act, which says EU law is supreme to the UK’s Ensure the UK leaves the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice Transpose existing EU legislation into domestic UK law It would come into force the day the UK leaves the EU The Commons library anticipates it will be “one of …

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Indians on social media express solidarity with Nigerian students facing racial attacks

March 29, 2017

… not be bullied by force or violence. The need of the hour is for African students to unite against this blatant racism. We hope peace prevails soon. WATCH: What it’s like to be black and Irish in a post-Brexit world More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVinci3D Template Club Personal – FD New templates are delivered directly inside Vinci3D app monthly.CBS Lead App Launch your 6 – 7 figure internet business today!Context Cash Vinci3D Commercial – FD Amazing 3D intro, …

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China versus the US: Australia’s increasingly hard choice

March 29, 2017

(CNN)At the start of his five-day visit to Australia, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told parliamentarians in Canberra that “peace was the most precious thing.” That might be Chinese diplomatic boilerplate, but Li was speaking at Parliament House, where security had been tightened following the appalling atrocity in London, so it would have felt very real to those in the room. Of course, Premier Li insisted in his Canberra speech that China “will never seek dominance.” …

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Don’t dismiss these alleged ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ leaks so quickly

March 27, 2017

… around the four-minute mark. Several of the images depict what looks like a seaborne invasion force. Spiderlaw, the video’s narrator, thinks that the images may be a nod to the storming of Normandy Beach in northern France or D-Day, as it is often referred to. While you should lump all of this in under the umbrella of “rumors,” there’s some additional context that makes the photo evidence seem a bit more compelling. Back in Feb. 2017, it was noted during an Activision …

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More police to patrol London, which is still the ‘safest global city,’ mayor says

March 24, 2017

(CNN)In a dramatic show of force one day after a deadly terror attack, police will fan out Thursday and into the weekend across London, the mayor said while insisting the English capital remains “the safest global city in the world.” “We’re doing all we can to keep Londoners safe,” Mayor Sadiq Khan told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “We’re doing all that we can to keep visitors safe. We’re doing all that we can to keep our city safe.” …

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March 19, 2017

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UK troops in Estonia to deter ‘Russian aggression’ – BBC News

March 18, 2017

He said deploying troops was necessary “because of the increased Russian aggression that we’ve seen and the need to reassure our allies on the eastern side of Nato”. But Sir Michael insisted it was a “defensive deployment” and was not “designed to provoke or escalate”. Related Topics Estonia Nato British Army Michael Fallon Royal Air force More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsGIFbuddy GIFbuddy is the World’s 1st Set and …

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March 18, 2017

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The Turkey-Netherlands Spat Is A Reminder Of A New Specter Haunting Europe

March 18, 2017

… a Dutch mayor hed given special forces the go ahead to open fire on the Turkish crowd in Rotterdam if they found it necessary and the protests in Istanbul where someone the Dutch flag at the consulate with the Turkish one, I was initially reminded of the protest culture in my homeland or rather its violent suppression by the Turkish state. This was, after all, precisely the kind of the Turkish police force had towards protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul during 2013s environmentalist …

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March 17, 2017

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Best Top Funny Commercials 2017 Funniest Comercial of the Year Super Bowl LI Ads

March 16, 2017

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March 13, 2017

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March 13, 2017

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Best Funny Commercials For 2017 Super Bowl Commercials Funniest Commercial of the Year

March 12, 2017

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March 10, 2017

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March 9, 2017

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Hey Silicon Valley: No one wants to hear about your ‘great’ culture anymore

March 8, 2017

… not always hold up on closer inspection.” Men crowd around a new car during a technology news conference. Image: John Locher/AP/REX/Shutterstock Of course, some companies can be set apart. “Uber as an example might be a special case, because they haven’t quite sailed on the wave of being a force for good or a positive employer,” Riemer added. “Uber has always had the image to be quite ruthless when it comes to dealing with competitors, policy and being ignorant …

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