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Judge Azmi Ariffin said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a "well-planned conspiracy" with a group of North Korean suspects who are still at large. Their families insist they did not carry out the Cold War-style killing that shocked the world , and are hopeful they will be acquitted, although state prosecutors believe they have a strong case.
  • Fraser Anning slammed for immigration stance

    Fraser Anning slammed for immigration stance

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    Hanson - who called for a ban on immigration in her first speech to the Senate in 2016 and warned Australia was in danger of being "swamped by Muslims " - said that she was offended by comparisons between Anning and herself. " I felt like I was trapped in a Ku Klux Klan rally ", he said. Senator Hanson said former One Nation staffer Richard Howard was behind the speech, which she says was straight from Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels' handbook.
  • Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away at 93

    Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away at 93

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    In another far-reaching impact of that 2000 visit, Prime Minister Vajpayee had described India and the United States as "natural allies" in a speech at a NY think-tank. My condolences to his family & all his admirers. "It was Atal Ji's exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and inclusive India in the 21st century", Modi said in a tweet .
  • Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

    Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

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    The attack, which came at the end of more than a week of assaults that have left scores of Afghan troops and civilians dead, shows how militants are still able to stage large-scale attacks - even in the capital of Kabul - and undermine efforts by Afghan forces to provide security and stability on their own.
  • Pres. Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance

    Pres. Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance

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    Brennan said Thursday there is no question that President Trump colluded with Russian Federation and accused a "desperate" Mr. Trump of stripping his security clearance in order to intimidate other opponents. Trump said. "So I think something had to be done". "I call it the rigged witch hunt, ( it) is a sham ", Trump told the newspaper in an interview on Wednesday.
  • Bank official recalls red flags on Manafort loan application

    Bank official recalls red flags on Manafort loan application

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    He's also been accused of fraudulently obtaining millions more in bank loans, including while he was working on the Trump campaign. Gates was also forced to admit embezzling a fortune from Manafort and having an extramarital affair. Other witnesses have said Mr Calk pushed the loans through because he wanted a plum post in the Trump administration. Liss' testimony came after Manafort's attorneys signaled they intend to argue that the offshore accounts that he used to pay for millions of ...
  • Yash Chopra directs Atal Bihari Vajpayee for a video

    Yash Chopra directs Atal Bihari Vajpayee for a video

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    Despite the best efforts, we have lost him today. His condition had worsened on Wednesday. Vajpayee's government helped ramp up tensions in South Asia by declaring India a nuclear-armed state after successful weapons tests in 1998 that drew sanctions from the west.
  • Day after making plea, father arrested in wife, daughters’ disappearance

    Day after making plea, father arrested in wife, daughters’ disappearance

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    Officials in Colorado say Chris Watts confessed to killing his family and offered to lead investigators to the bodies; Jonathan Hunt reports . He was held without bond and is set to return to court on Tuesday, reported KMGH-TV . An Endangered Missing Alert has been issued for Shannan Watts (age 34), and her two daughters, Celeste and Bella Watts (ages 3&4). He added, "I just want to know why".
  • Trump Signs $717 Bln Defense Bill

    Trump Signs $717 Bln Defense Bill

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    Meanwhile, the White House said in a statement on Monday that national security adviser John Bolton has met Serdar Kilic, Turkey's ambassador to the United States, at the request of the ambassador. The new legislation has drawn the most attention for its controls on US government contracts with Chinese telecom firm ZTE , which has been accused of illegal sales to Iran and North Korea.
  • Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan

    Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan

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    Mr Brennan also said that he first learned of the move on television, describing it as typical of the "impulsive manner by this White House and Mr Trump". "I call it the rigged witch hunt, [it] is a sham", Mr. Trump said in an interview . Trump's statement said the Brennan issue raises larger questions about the practice of allowing former officials to maintain their security clearances, and said that those of other officials were under review.
  • Trump revokes ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance

    Trump revokes ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance

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    Clapper served Obama as director of national intelligence and has held key positions in the US intelligence community. "President we feed to wrap this up or you'll be late for your 12:30 outburst, come on'". "Clearances are taken away for security violations, usually after an investigation", McLaughlin said. The president also said he was reviewing the security clearances of other former national security and law enforcement officials - all of whom have been critical of him.