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Trump intervenes to free American in Egypt

Trump intervenes to free American in Egypt

She met Friday with Trump in the Oval Office. Hijazi, an American citizen, grew up close to Washington , D.C. Ahmed was taken into custody on December 1 in Egypt after he spoke out while police were arresting his relatives on a zoning violation.


House Speaker: Bill attempting to ban gay marriage will not be heard

House Speaker: Bill attempting to ban gay marriage will not be heard

The " Uphold Historical Marriage Act " was sponsored by some of the House's most conservative legislators: Republican Reps. 'We need more LGBT protections , not fewer'. The bill would pull the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University out of the ACC if the conference boycotts the state again.



Champs-Elysees terror attack: Paris prosecutors name attacker

During a media briefing on Friday afternoon, anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said 39-year-old Cheurfi was carrying the note when he stopped his auto at the Champs Elysees in the heart of Paris , before opening fire on a police vehicle, speculating that it likely fell out of the gunman's pocket.


Friends & Colleagues Remember First Female Muslim Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam

Friends & Colleagues Remember First Female Muslim Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam

Officers with the NYPD's Harbor Unit responded to a report of a floating body near the shore of the Hudson River near West 132nd Street in Upper Manhattan around 1:45 pm on Wednesday, April 12, according to the New York Times . Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said in a statement on Wednesday that Judge Abdus-Salaam was a pioneer with an "unshakable moral compass". Though it is still unclear how Abdus-Salaam died, and what's perfectly visible is the impact her life and work had to all those she ...


Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Some of the programmes targeted for axing, for example, are crucial for tracking how much carbon is vented into the atmosphere, or how the distribution of clouds - one of the key uncertainties in projections of future climate change - might evolve over time.



Volleyball games at North Korean nuke test site: Monitor

The people appear to be standing in formations consistent with volleyball games, he added. North Korea's military has been spotted seemingly playing a game of volleyball at the main Punggye-ri nuclear test site. As tensions between Washington and Pyongyang flared last week, many Korea watchers expected a high-level provocation on April 15, the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung.