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  1. Investigator who leaked chokehold officer’s records resigns

    03.24 / 10:18 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    A police watchdog agency investigator who leaked the disciplinary record of a white police officer involved in the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner resigned on Thursday. The investigator, who was not publicly identified, worked for the Civilian Complaint Review Board for less than a year and had no role in the investigation…
  2. Belarus arrests 26 opposition activists

    03.24 / 10:18 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Authorities in Belarus say that 26 opposition activists have been arrested in recent days and are facing criminal charges. The former Soviet nation’s security agency, the KGB, said Thursday that 26 people had been detained and weapons including grenades were found during 29 apartment searches, according to a statement cited by Belarusian media reports. Belarus…
  3. Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

    03.24 / 10:18 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough neighborhood where she found affordable housing. The 29-year-old, who’s pregnant with her fifth child, relocated about three years ago to a St. Louis suburb where she more easily found jobs and a…
  4. Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban target of threats

    03.24 / 09:28 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The FBI says authorities are aware that the federal judge in Hawaii who ruled against President Donald Trump’s travel ban has received threatening messages. FBI spokeswoman Michele Ernst said Thursday the agency is aware of reports of threatening messages against U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson and is prepared to help if necessary. Watson blocked the…
  5. Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes

    03.24 / 09:28 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes. The dog’s owner, 35-year-old Crystal Lamirande, had just returned to her Santa Monica apartment Tuesday when a neighbor yelled there was a fire. Lamirande frantically tried to save her dog, a 10-year-old…
  6. Police: Random racist violence ends in death of black man

    03.24 / 08:46 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    One was a neighborly black man who lived in a rooming house in New York’s Garment District, liked to collect autographs outside Broadway’s theaters, struck up a Twitter friendship with a Hollywood actress and took photos of himself with Oprah Winfrey and Beyonce. The other was a white Army veteran from outside Baltimore who was…
  7. Police kill at least 1 student demonstrator in Sierra Leone

    03.24 / 08:01 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Amnesty International says Sierra Leone security forces have killed at least one person and injured two others after opening fire on students demonstrating in the city of Bo. The group said several other were arrested Thursday in Bo. It called police response to demonstrations heavy-handed, urging police to refrain from committing human rights violations and…
  8. Feds: Trump DC hotel not in violation of government lease

    03.24 / 08:01 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump’s lease for a luxury hotel in Washington ruled Thursday that his inauguration as president doesn’t violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property. In a letter to the Trump Organization, General Services Administration Contracting Officer Kevin M. Terry says he has determined that the…
  9. Nepal to strap some Everest climbers with GPS device

    03.24 / 08:01 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Some climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest during the upcoming spring climbing season will be strapped with a GPS device to locate them in case they are in trouble and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit, officials said Monday. Hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt to climb the world’s highest peak in…
  10. Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

    03.24 / 08:01 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    An investigating team formed by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited two makeshift camps in southern Bangladesh on Monday and questioned some of the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority Buddhists. The Rohingya refused to show their faces to the 10 visiting investigators, fearing reprisals…
  11. White House defends GOP lawmaker’s decision to brief Trump

    03.24 / 08:01 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The White House on Thursday defended the House intelligence committee chairman’s extraordinary decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intelligence intercepts, even as Rep. Devin Nunes privately apologized to his congressional colleagues. The decision to disclose the information before talking to committee members outraged Democrats and raised questions about the…
  12. Australian prime minister won’t choose between China and US

    03.24 / 07:03 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Australia does not have to choose between the United States and China, the Australian prime minister said Friday as he announced a new beef export deal with the Chinese. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang oversaw signing of bilateral agreements that will expand their two-year-old free trade pact. China also agreed to…
  13. Somalia’s President Appeals for Famine Assistance

    03.24 / 07:03 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Somalia’s new president appealed to the international community Thursday to help his nation avert an approaching famine. “Almost half of my people are facing acute food shortages and about 15 percent are facing famine,” President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known as Farmajo, told the U.N. Security Council. “I am truly saddened by this situation, as the…
  14. Wave of Anti-Semitic Threats Puts US Jewish Community on Edge

    03.24 / 07:03 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Young children scramble in fear from a school outside Washington after an email bomb threat. Hundreds of kilometers away, dozens of Jewish community centers are evacuated following telephone bomb threats. In Philadelphia, vandalism at an old Jewish cemetery leaves hundreds of headstones toppled and cracked. Police say these are unspeakable crimes rooted in hate and…
  15. 2 Months In, Trump Still Pushing Debunked Theories

    03.24 / 07:03 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Two months into his U.S. presidency, Donald Trump is a man quite content with advancing his political claims that have been debunked by Washington officials, pundits and fact checkers. In a new interview with Time magazine released Thursday, Trump refused to back off a string of unfounded allegations, including that former President Barack Obama wiretapped…
  16. Taliban Offensive Forces Retreat of US, Afghan Forces in Key District

    03.24 / 07:03 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    U.S. and Afghan officials report that they have made a strategic retreat from a district headquarters that has been under heavy assault by Taliban forces, however, the governor of the embattled province says local forces remain in control of the area. Sangin district in southern Helmand province has been one of the most contested parts…
  17. Top Senate Democrat to Oppose Trump Supreme Court Nomination

    03.24 / 06:14 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Thursday he will oppose the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick. Schumer, during a speech from the Senate floor on the final day of hearings for nominee Neil Gorsuch, said he “was unable to sufficiently convince me he’d be an independent check” on Trump. The senator accused…
  18. Russian, Turkish Tensions Reopen Over Syria

    03.24 / 06:14 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The Turkish foreign ministry says it has summoned Russia’s top diplomat in Turkey over the killing of one of its soldiers that has been blamed on a Syrian Kurdish group that Moscow is supporting. The dispute is putting increasing strain on rapprochement efforts between the countries. The Russian charge d’affaires was summoned Thursday by the…
  19. US House Intelligence Panel Weighs Future of Wiretap Probe

    03.24 / 06:14 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee met behind closed doors Thursday, a day after its investigation into wiretapping allegations involving President Donald Trump and his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, was thrown into disarray. Republican Congressman Devin Nunes, chairman of the panel, defended his disclosure Wednesday that legal, wiretapped conversations of foreign agents talking with…
  20. Islamic State Claims London Attacker as Its ‘Soldier’

    03.24 / 06:14 newdelhitimes.com Newdelhitimes.com - World
    London police on Thursday identified the attacker who killed four people near Parliament as Khalid Masood, a Briton who converted to Islam and had a lengthy criminal record for weapons possession and other charges. Islamic State said Masood, 52, was a “soldier” of the extremist group who responded to its call to attack civilians and…