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  • New York Times: Trump’s speech on economic program 'encouraging'

    Date: 2016-09-16 22:01:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:5607597

    NEW YORK, Sept 16 (MENA) – The New York Times on Friday said in its editorial that Donald Trump’s speech on economic program is encouraging and sets a clear contrast with Hillary Clinton on taxes, regulation and energy. According to Editorial ....

  • 2 arrests reported in probe of Belgian group

    Date: 2016-09-16 20:18:18 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:78 - ID:5607405

    BRUSSELS, Sept 16 (MENA) – Belgian prosecutors say three houses have been searched and two people arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into the activities of a suspected terrorist group, Fox news reported on Friday. Ester Natus, a ....

  • Brazilian prosecutors charge 8 with promotion of terrorism

    Date: 2016-09-16 19:31:56 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:76 - ID:5607333

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 16 (MENA) - Brazilian federal prosecutors have charged eight people with allegedly recruiting for and promoting terrorist organizations before the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, the New York Times reported. They are among ....

  • World's longest lightning bolt traveled almost 200 miles

    Date: 2016-09-16 19:24:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:5607273

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Scientists said the world's longest lightning bolt traveled 199.5 miles and also confirmed the existence of a lightning flash that lasted for over seven seconds, the Time reported Friday. The record-breaking bolt was ....

  • Man guilty over imam death in Britain

    Date: 2016-09-16 19:21:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:5607269

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - A man has been found guilty of murdering an imam he believed was performing "black magic", the BBC reported. Jalal Uddin was bludgeoned in the face in an attack in a Rochdale children's play area in February. Mohammed ....

  • Philippine President targets over 1,000 more officials in his drug war

    Date: 2016-09-16 18:39:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:5607185

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) – At least 1,000 public officials appear on a list of individuals suspected of links to the drug trade drawn up by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Time Magazine reported on Friday. The list includes police, judges ....

  • Putin blames Kiev for Crimea events, stresses Russia did not annex region

    Date: 2016-09-16 18:15:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:5607173

    MOSCOW, Sept 16 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia had not annexed Crimea and that Kiev’s actions had been the root cause behind Crimea’s reunification with Russia, TASS news agency reported. Russia did not ....

  • Man arrested in central London for threats to kill

    Date: 2016-09-16 16:52:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:5606969

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Scotland Yard said a man who pretended to have a gun has been arrested after a three-hour stand-off with armed police in central London, the BBC reported. Dozens of people were evacuated from a block of flats in Windmill ....

  • At least 24 killed in suicide blast at Mohmand Agency mosque during Friday prayers

    Date: 2016-09-16 15:40:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:5606569

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 16 (MENA) - A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in Mohmand Agency's Anbar tehsil during Friday prayers, leaving at least 24 people dead and 31 others injured, an official of the political administration said. Assistant Political ....

  • Alleged hacker Lauri Love to be extradited to US

    Date: 2016-09-16 15:25:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:5606325

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - An autistic man suspected of hacking into US government computer systems is to be extradited from Britain to face trial, a court has ruled. Lauri Love, 31, who has Asperger's Syndrome, is accused of hacking into the FBI, ....

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