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Man sentenced in Capitol plot yells: 'Allah is in control!'

Man sentenced in Capitol plot yells: 'Allah is in control!'

Cornell pleaded guilty on August 1 and was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Sandra Beckwith of the Southern District of OH, who also ordered Cornell to serve a lifetime term of supervised release. They said he wants to be a productive citizen. They say he was steered by a paid Federal Bureau of Investigation confidential informant. In a separate case, authorities are still investigating what motivated an Ohio State University student to launch a car-and-knife attack last week but have ...


Ghana president, longtime opposition leader face off in vote

Ghana president, longtime opposition leader face off in vote

Eschewing a recent election trend across much of the globe, when Ghanaians go to the polls to vote in the country's presidential election Wednesday there will be no upstart candidate in the running, but rather two leading candidates that are nothing if not familiar.


United Nations humanitarian aid agency: $22.2B in funds needed in 2017

United Nations humanitarian aid agency: $22.2B in funds needed in 2017

He added that 80% of the needs arose from man made conflicts such as those in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Nigeria and South Sudan. The United Nations (UN) on Monday appealed for a record $22.2 billion to provide aid in 2017 to surging numbers of people hit by conflicts and disasters around the world.


Korea accused of hacking S. Korea' military cyber-command

Korea accused of hacking S. Korea' military cyber-command

He added that it's not obvious whether low-grade papers or more important details like war plans were hacked. Officials said they believed the hackers are from Pyongyang based the similarity of the codes used to those previously used by North Korean hackers.


Abe's treaty overture to Russian Federation won't find flexibility from Moscow, Noda says

Abe's treaty overture to Russian Federation won't find flexibility from Moscow, Noda says

For the Russian president, relief from crippling sanctions is a gateway to the ultimate goal of establishing Russia as the political and economic equivalent of the United States. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been pushing for progress in the dispute over the islands, called the southern Kurils by Russian Federation and the Northern Territories by Japan.


Black boxes are recovered from Colombia plane crash

Black boxes are recovered from Colombia plane crash

The mountainous terrain is very hard to access, a local official said. "It's one of those things in life. Only God knows why I ended up staying behind", the mayor, Luciano Buligon, told Brazil's TV Globo . "The plane was completely destroyed", fire service captain Elkin Gonzalez told AFP. Three Chapecoense players were among six survivors rescued from the wreckage.