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Mike Pompeo, Wasting No Time, Warns Europe About Iran Deal

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 4:00pm
A day after being sworn in, the top American diplomat told leaders of the NATO alliance in Brussels that President Trump might soon scrap the Iran nuclear deal.

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Al Jazeera - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 3:46pm
Former surgeon was given 33 years in jail in what US lawmakers say was punishment for helping CIA find Osama bin Laden.

‘Unappetizing and racist’: Internet rips Whole Foods for opening Asian-themed restaurant called ‘Yellow Fever’

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 3:36pm

Earlier this week, Whole Foods opened a new Asian-themed restaurant called “Yellow Fever” at one of their Long Beach, California locations — and Twitter immediately pointed out how racist the name was. Already ready for lunch? #YellowFeverEats has you covered with fresh, customized bowls...

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Reflections on Tana Forum 2018 and Ethiopia's new PM Abiy Ahmed

Al Jazeera - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 3:30pm
At the summit and beyond, expectations on Ahmed's shoulders are high.

A restaurant denied a black man’s coupon — but hours later accepted the same coupon from his white friend

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 3:19pm

A manager at a pizza restaurant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina is being sued for claims that his employees refused a coupon from a black customer, but two hours later accepted the same coupon from his white roommate, reports WRAL News. Link Alexander said he walked into the Pizza Inn and was told hi...

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Pakistan's minorities in crosshairs of latest violence in Quetta

Al Jazeera - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 3:13pm
Shia Hazaras and Christians have fallen victim to targeted killings and bombings in the city of Quetta.

‘Spare the rod, spoil the child’: Christian father of 19 beat his kids daily — and threatened one with a chainsaw

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:58pm

A self-avowed Christian who sired 19 children was discovered regularly beating his children — and even threatened one with a chainsaw. Patheos’ The Friendly Atheist reported that Henk Koelewijn, a 59-year-old Dutch man who describes himself as “deeply religious,” is the subject of ...

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ABBA announce first new music since 1982

BBC News - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:41pm
The Swedish superstars say the two songs came as a result of their upcoming "virtual reality" tour.

India's Modi visits China's Xi to talk 'cooperation'

Al Jazeera - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:40pm
Wuhan summit seen as attempt to steer ties in a new direction amid border disputes and attempts at regional dominance.

Canada stock markets shut down due to exchange issues: TMX

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:40pm

The TMX Group, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange and other exchanges, said on Friday it was shutting down all markets for the rest of the day after experiencing issues with trading on all its exchange platforms. “TMX has decided to shut down all markets for the remainder of the day. Trading ...

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A Spy’s Tale: The TV Prankster Who Says He Became a Double Agent

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:24pm
Robert Moore posed as a documentary filmmaker to monitor activists for a K2 Intelligence client. He contends he switched sides. Now he’s being sued. His unusual case offers a peek into a growing industry.

WATCH: Native American escorted out of store by police after asking an employee a question

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:14pm

A member of Pawnee Nation says he was racially profiled by an employee at Hibbett Sports, in Owasso, OK, in a video that shows three police officers escorting him off the property for allegedly making a salesperson uncomfortable. Robert Robedeaux says on Saturday, Feb. 17, a Hibbett Sports employee ...

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US intelligence committee probe finds no Trump-Russia collusion

Al Jazeera - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:14pm
Democrats contest findings of report citing 'no evidence' of Trump-Russia collusion during 2016 campaign.

WATCH: Gay men brutalized while being thrown out of a Los Angeles bar

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:09pm

Three gay men thrown out of a bar in an alleged gay bashing incident in Newport Beach, California are suing the restaurant for discrimination. Los Angeles news station KTLA reported Friday that the incident, which took place on April 13 at the Balboa Inn restaurant and was partially captured on vide...

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New US envoy Pompeo targets Germany over NATO spending

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:05pm

New US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at Germany over its defence spending Friday, using his first NATO meeting to push President Donald Trump’s call for allies to shoulder a bigger burden. As a meeting of alliance foreign ministers put on a united front on the need to counter Russian...

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Victim used hidden camera to bust Georgia doctor for molesting her — but he kept his medical license anyway

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 2:03pm

A woman who believed she had been sexually violated during a visit to her neurologist returned two weeks later to clandestinely record video. The video showed Dr. Daniel Tesfaye “burying his head in her breasts,” the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The victim was shocked to learn ...

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Kenya Bans Film About 2 Girls in Love Because It’s ‘Too Hopeful’

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 1:56pm
The first Kenyan entry ever nominated for an award at the Cannes Film Festival is banned at home because the film board said it “legitimizes homosexuality.”

‘Crying Nazi’ arrested after cops find him drunkenly stumbling through the streets of Leesburg

The Raw Story - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 1:47pm

A self-proclaimed white nationalist, Chris Cantwell, will remain in jail until he gets an alcohol monitoring bracelet, according to the Loudoun Times. Cantwell was arrested in Leesburg for public intoxication on March 31. Leesburg police spokesman, Sam Shenouda, said: “After making contact wit...

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Welcoming Kim with pomp and ritual

BBC News - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 1:22pm
South Korea's Moon Jae-in has welcomed the North Korean leader with a series of symbolic rituals.

Daughter left mum to die covered in own faeces

BBC News - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 1:01pm
The body of Cecily Kurtz, 79, was found in clothes she had been wearing for a decade.
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