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Egypt court overturns life sentence against ex-president Mursi

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:40pm
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Court of Cassation overturned on Tuesday a life sentence against deposed President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial in the case that revolves around accusations of espionage with Palestinian group Hamas.

Thai lawmakers told to stand by as ascension date approaches

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:31pm
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai lawmakers have been asked not to leave the country next week, the head of parliament said on Tuesday, as a much-touted December date for Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to ascend the throne draws near.

Portugal's judicial makeover: the reform that flattered to deceive?

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:23pm
LISBON (Reuters) - When international creditors released Portugal from onerous loan conditions two years ago, they hailed the nation for some major reform achievements - not least, an overhaul of the judiciary.

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake near Fukushima disaster site

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:21pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region devastated by a 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.

Turkey's AK Party to review controversial bill on underage marriage

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:07pm
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling AK Party is withdrawing a proposed bill on underage marriage for further consultations, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday, after opposition and rights groups said it could allow men accused of sexually abusing girls to avoid punishment.

Exclusive: ISIS prisoners speak to CNN

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:02pm
CNN's Phil Black speaks to three prisoners who say they're ISIS operatives and asks them what motivated them to aid the terrorist group.

Talks on reuniting Cyprus fail to strike deal, U.N. says

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:29pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - Talks in Switzerland on reuniting the divided island of Cyprus have failed to strike a deal, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Turkey dismisses close to 15,000 more in post-coup probe

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:10pm
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Tuesday dismissed close to 15,000 more civil servants, military officials, police and others and shut down more than 500 institutions and news outlets in investigations over a failed coup in July, authorities said in two official decrees.

Mexico, Central America seek joint strategy on migrants as Trump looms

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 9:18pm
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala met on Monday to form a strategy to protect their migrants in the United States, in a show of regional solidarity following Donald Trump's win in the U.S. presidential election.

Infant of slain mother returned to family

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 8:04pm
The Wichita Police Department have safely returned the kidnapped newborn of a murdered Wichita woman back to her family.

Can Trump give US infrastructure an upgrade?

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 7:46pm
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to upgrade the US infrastructure -- including roads, railways, schools, and hospitals -- but can he actually get it done? CNN's Clare Sebastian investigates.

Trump meets with possible Cabinet picks

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 7:35pm
CNN's Sara Murray reports on the Trump transition process.

Japan PM says TPP trade pact meaningless without U.S.

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 7:27pm
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would be meaningless without U.S. participation, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the pan-Pacific free trade deal.

More controversies over Trump's Cabinet picks

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 7:09pm
President-elect Donald Trump is continuing with meetings in Trump Tower. He has several major cabinet positions still outstanding, so when will he fill them? CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

How US, China military relations could change

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 6:53pm
The United States' military relationship with China could change after Donald Trump becomes president. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

At least 6 dead in school bus crash

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 6:53pm
At least six children were killed in a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a spokeswoman for the Hamilton County District Attorney's office said.

U.S. says won't tolerate pressure from China on fugitive families

Reuters - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 6:43pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States will not tolerate any pressure from the Chinese government on family members of fugitives to get them to return from America, but can't guarantee it has not happened, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.

Syrian child: 'Will I die?'

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 6:13pm
A young boy fears for his life after an attack in his neighborhood

Alt-right leader: 'Hail Trump!'

CNN - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 6:06pm
The president of the alt-right National Policy Institute used anti-Semitic remarks over the weekend, saying "Hail Trump! Hail our people! Hail victory." The Donald Trump campaign issued a statement denouncing racism from the alt-right movement.

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