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Trump 'FAKE NEWS' tweet heaps further criticism on Sweden

Feb 21, 2017

Trump 'FAKE NEWS' tweet heaps further criticism on Sweden

President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies. The president tweeted Monday that: “The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!” People in Sweden have been scratching their heads ...

Trump toupees all the rage during Carnival season in Austria

Feb 21, 2017

Trump toupees all the rage during Carnival season in Austria

So many people want to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria that some costume shops have run out of wigs mimicking the U.S. president’s memorable hairstyle. Shop owner Manuela Plank, recognizing a business opportunity, went to work making her own toupees a ...

Californians brace for levee failures as downpours intensify

Feb 21, 2017

Californians brace for levee failures as downpours intensify

Downpours swelled creeks and rivers Monday in Northern California, threatening to cause even more flooding in the already soggy region. In the San Joaquin Valley, residents were patrolling levees for signs of danger, reviewing evacuation plans and filling hundreds of sand bags after the ...

Russian ambassador to U.N. falls ill at office, dies in NYC at 64

Feb 21, 2017

Russian ambassador to U.N. falls ill at office, dies in NYC at 64

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country’s interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission. Vitaly Churkin, 64, was taken ...

'Erdogan assassination plot' suspects go on trial in Turkey

Feb 20, 2017

'Erdogan assassination plot' suspects go on trial in Turkey

The trial opened Monday for almost 50 suspects accused of plotting to assassinate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel on the night of the botched July 15 coup. Forty-four suspects, mainly soldiers, are under arrest, while three others still on ...

Feb 20, 2017

IS rapes and tortures Sunni women too, rights group says

Fighters from the Islamic State group, whose abuses against Yazidi women have been well documented, are raping and torturing Sunni Arab women too, Human Rights Watch said Monday. The watchdog documented cases of arbitrary detentions, beatings, forced marriages and rape by the jihadists on ...