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Oxfam Great Britain has been temporarily suspended in Haiti pending an investigation into how the charity handled the case of former staff paying for sex. The parliamentary hearing and suspension comes in the wake of the news of resignations and dismissals of Oxfam staff in Haiti following allegations of "sex parties" involving prostitutes.
  • Russian curler's second sample tests positive

    Russian curler's second sample tests positive

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    Their win would be scrapped if the doping violation is confirmed . Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) has paid US$15 million (10.80 million pounds) to help develop worldwide anti-doping efforts as part of the conditions set for the country's possible return to the Games, it said on Thursday.
  • CNN Gives Rubio Props for 'Showing Up' to Gun Control Debate

    CNN Gives Rubio Props for 'Showing Up' to Gun Control Debate

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    But during the town hall meeting, Rubio said he did not support the idea of arming teachers. A flustered Rubio assured him, "I do believe what you're saying is true", before launching into his argument against an assault rifles ban. Nelson added, "I've always had guns". "I've hunted all my life". Dana danced around the topic, claiming that people who are "nuts" and "crazy" shouldn't be able to get ahold of the weapons like the AR-15.
  • Montenegro police working to identify attacker on U.S. embassy

    Montenegro police working to identify attacker on U.S. embassy

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    Initial reports indicate there was no impact on USA personnel, according to the State Department . She said the embassy will only perform emergency consular services for the remainder of the week. embassy compound". The building in Podgorica was not damaged and no one else was injured, according to a State Department spokesman. Vilic said police have intensified measures and taken preventive measures to secure US diplomatic and consular missions in BiH after the bombing incident.
  • Rotomac Scam: CBI arrests director Vikram Kothari, son Rahul

    Rotomac Scam: CBI arrests director Vikram Kothari, son Rahul

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    The CBI registered a criminal case against Vikram Kothari, his wife Sadhana Kothari and son Rahul Kothari after Bank of Baroda's complaint. It is alleged that the company used to submit photocopy of bills and other papers of merchant transactions to the bank on the pretext that original papers were directly sent to the importer.
  • Police arrest student after shooting threat at Minn. school

    Police arrest student after shooting threat at Minn. school

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    Several schools have canceled classes Thursday due to potentially serious violent threats on social media, from Hill City Schools near Grand Rapids to Riceville schools in Iowa. An investigation resulted in a high school student's arrest for posting the threats on Twitter and Facebook. "We are thankful for the quick action of students who reported the post and appreciate the excellent work of the (police)".
  • Partnervest Advisory Services LLC Acquires 98 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

    Partnervest Advisory Services LLC Acquires 98 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

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    Pattern Energy Group Inc. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has risen 11.48% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Amazon.com, Inc. Barnes Group had 24 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 11.
  • Rodgers disappointed with goals conceded in Zenit defeat

    Rodgers disappointed with goals conceded in Zenit defeat

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    Aleksandr Kokorin put the seal on the win and Zenit's passage into the next round with a third goal on the hour mark, dumping Celtic out of the competition after a torrid night. "The games were different for this reason". "It was probably that inconsistency over the course of our European campaign that's probably disappointed most", Rodgers told BT Sport.
  • Sepp Blatter endorses Morocco bid to host 2026 World Cup

    Sepp Blatter endorses Morocco bid to host 2026 World Cup

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    Blatter has tweeted that "Morocco would be the logical host!" Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid campaign team has begun issuing a series of promotional e-magazines in several languages that have been distributed to Federation Internationale de Football Association members in the hope of generating support ahead of the all-important vote on June 13.
  • Action needed for American gun control

    Action needed for American gun control

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    Amid all of the debate and calls to action from students and ideas being bandied about by the President, top Republican congressional leaders have been veeeeery quiet. According to the group's website, at 10 a.m.in every US time zone, students, teachers and staff will walk out for 17 minutes to remember the victims of the Florida shooting and to protest what they see as congressional inaction.
  • 'Black Widow' Catherine Nevin, Kildare woman who murdered husband, has died

    'Black Widow' Catherine Nevin, Kildare woman who murdered husband, has died

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    She had been receiving medical treatment for a brain tumour diagnosed two years ago. Her trial at the time was the longest and most high profile in Irish legal history, she had denied any involvement in her husbands murder. Though Nevin would appeal the verdict, the Court of Criminal Appeal dismissed a final attempt to have her conviction declared a miscarriage of justice in 2010.
  • Man reportedly crashes vehicle into CT hospital, then sets himself on fire

    Man reportedly crashes vehicle into CT hospital, then sets himself on fire

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    The unidentified driver was taken to Bridgeport Burns Unit. "But that was out of an abundance of caution, not because we had any information that anything was wired or connected", said Drew. The hospital said on their website that all patients and staff at Middlesex Hospital all accounted for and safe. The hospital has canceled non-emergent surgeries and outpatient radiology tests that were scheduled for Friday.
  • Japan reports another suspected North Korean breach of United Nations sanctions

    Japan reports another suspected North Korean breach of United Nations sanctions

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    The Maritime Self-Defense Force "found the Yu Jong 2 , a North Korean-flagged tanker, lying alongside a small vessel of unknown nationality ... on the high sea" around 250 kilometers (155 miles) offshore from Shanghai, the ministry said. North Korea's United Nations mission said in a statement that Guterres had made "reckless remarks" during a speech last week to the Munich Security Conference.
  • Cavs, GS ready to chase in NBA's sprint to finish

    Cavs, GS ready to chase in NBA's sprint to finish

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    A Sixers team that allows James to play with young and athletic players and to reinvent himself in his late-30s could be a lethal opposition in years to come. "That's what this league is all about and hopefully at the end of the road then I have the Cavs there to actually compete for one, to be in a finals representing the East".