• Pulse club gunman's dad was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

    Pulse club gunman's dad was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

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    According to a defense motion, Seddique Mateen acted as an FBI informant from 2005 until 2016, and he's now under investigation for money transfers he sent to accounts in Turkey and Pakistan in the three months prior to the Pulse shooting. Defense attorneys argued the late revelation is unconstitutional, citing the 1963 Supreme Court case Brady v. Maryland. Her lawyers say the government's belated disclosure has prevented them from exploring the possibilities that Seddique Mateen was more ...
  • Ex-Catalan minister will fight extradition to Spain from Scotland-lawyer

    Ex-Catalan minister will fight extradition to Spain from Scotland-lawyer

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    Ponsati, who is a professor at Scotland's University of St. Andrews, will present herself at court in Edinburgh and will apply for bail, Anwar said. Schleswig Holstein state prosecutor Georg Guentge said the court in Neumuenster formally determined Puigdemont's identity and also heard arguments from his lawyer claiming legal flaws in Spain's extradition request.
  • Supreme Court agress to hear validity of nikah halala, polygamy among Muslims

    Supreme Court agress to hear validity of nikah halala, polygamy among Muslims

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    Moreover, the petition seeking a ban on leaders convicted in criminal cases from heading political parties, will also be taken up by the bench. Nikah-halala is a practice meant to curb the incidence of divorce under which a man can not remarry his former wife without her having to go through the process of marrying someone else, consummating it, getting divorced and observing a separation period called Iddat before coming back to him.
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu, family questioned for second time over graft cases

    Israeli PM Netanyahu, family questioned for second time over graft cases

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    It's the second time that Netanyahu, who held the communications portfolio until a year ago, is being questioned over the affair. Reports say Netanyahu's wife and son will be questioned separately. On February 13, police recommended he be indicted in two cases, though the attorney general has yet to decide whether to do so. Hefetz has turned state's witness reportedly in exchange for full immunity.
  • Zuma could face S.African court on graft charges in April

    Zuma could face S.African court on graft charges in April

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    Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi reportedly confirmed that the claim was being examined. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Thursday said it would seek to prosecute Mr. This decision was declared irrational by a High Court in 2016. "After consideration of the matter, I am of the view that there are reasonable prospects to successfully prosecute Mr Zuma on charges listed in the indictment served on Mr Zuma prior to the determination of the matter by Mpshe, SC".
  • Magnitude 6.6 quake rattles Papua New Guinea

    Magnitude 6.6 quake rattles Papua New Guinea

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    It is the latest in the region over recent days and struck at a shallow depth of 6 miles. Papua New Guinea is a very seismically active region. Deeper earthquakes tend to cause less damage on the Earth's surface. Geological Survey said was centered in a remote area of East New Britain province. "We are okay. No one is injured", said Sylvia Ombul, night desk supervisor at the Kimbe Bay Hotel in the port town of Kimbe, about 140km to the west of the quake.
  • Is Kim Jong-un in China? No confirmation, but 'speculation rife'

    Is Kim Jong-un in China? No confirmation, but 'speculation rife'

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    The sightings prompted a flurry of speculation that the North Korean leader could be in the Chinese capital ahead of his planned summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and a potential meeting with US President Donald Trump . Kim's father, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, used a similar-looking train to travel overseas. Video of the motorcade hurtling through Beijing shows it surrounded by dozens of police bikers.
  • BCCI announces India women squad for England ODIs

    BCCI announces India women squad for England ODIs

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    And she did that in style, hitting a power-packed 64-ball 124 that helped England complete a record chase of 199 with a seven-wicket victory over India in a T20 tri-series match here on a warm and a humid Sunday. India squad: Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Dayalan Hemalatha, Veda Krishnamurthy, Devika Vaidya, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav, Sushma Verma (wicket-keeper), ...