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Muslim Woman Awarded $85000 After Police Removed Her Hijab

Muslim Woman Awarded $85000 After Police Removed Her Hijab

The city of Long Beach, California, will pay Dollars 85,000 to settle the lawsuit filed by Powell. Police originally banned inmates from wearing head scarves. 'She felt that the male officers and male inmates had seen parts of her body that they should not have seen, according to her religious beliefs'. Powell was denied requests for a female officer to search her and was denied requests to wear her hijab in custody.


Tropical depression likely to be declared Tropical Storm

Tropical depression likely to be declared Tropical Storm "Gert" later Sunday

Tropical Depression Eight formed late Saturday night in the Atlantic Ocean, northeast of the Bahamas. The chance of formation over the next two day is at 60%, and 70% over the next five days. Tropical Depression Eight will take the alleyway in between those large-scale weather systems. With its current forecast track, the only impact to the United States will be some increased surf along the coast.


Guam 'well-equipped' to handle North Korean threat: governor

Guam 'well-equipped' to handle North Korean threat: governor

A drumbeat of threats by North Korea over the years has fostered a sense of resilience among the island's 162,000 inhabitants, whose lives are deeply intertwined with the U.S. Threatening to fire a volley of missiles toward a major USA military hub _ and the home to 160,000 American civilians _ may seem like a pretty bad move for a country that is seriously outgunned and has an terrible lot to lose.


Sixty children die in Indian hospital amid furor over oxygen supplies

Sixty children die in Indian hospital amid furor over oxygen supplies

He also told the opposition not to "politicize" the issue. "Strict action should be taken", tweeted former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav . Health minister Singh gave a detailed account of the deaths, stressing that none of them had been caused due to disruption of oxygen supply. "The state government is fully responsible for it", Ghulam Nabi Azad, a senior leader of India's main opposition Congress party, said late Saturday.


ECONOMICS >Britain says will not stay in European Union via 'back door'

ECONOMICS >Britain says will not stay in European Union via 'back door'

The government says it hopes to persuade the 27 other European Union nations to start negotiating a "deep and special" future relationship that would include a free trade deal between Britain and the EU. Prime Minister Theresa May then called a snap election in an attempt to increase her Conservative Party's majority in Parliament and strengthen her negotiating hand.