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A man accused of repeatedly stalking Taylor Swift has been arrested in NY. The fan is a 29-year-old man named Mohammed Jaffar , and understandably this really freaked out TayTay. Jaffar was arrested on March 6 on stalking and burglary charges and is being held on a $20,000 bond. It's said Jaffar was on the roof between 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.
  • Kashmiri Snowshoe Racer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor in US

    Kashmiri Snowshoe Racer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor in US

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    Earlier in the year, it was reported that two snowshoers from Kashmir, who were supposed to take part in the 2017 World Snowshoe Championships in NY from February 24-25, had alleged they had been denied visa to the U.S. Though India was not among the seven countries, the denial of visa was seen associated with the executive order. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out in their favor, and the two were ultimately granted permission to come, the newspaper reported .
  • United States bombs al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, hitting equipment and infrastructure

    United States bombs al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, hitting equipment and infrastructure

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    A week later, at least 30 people were killed in a US commando dawn raid in southern Yemen, including at least 10 women and children, in the first such military operation authorised by President Donald Trump. None of the officials were authorized to discuss the matter publicly, so they spoke on condition of anonymity. A BLOODY US military raid on southern Yemen in January yielded "significant intelligence", US Vice-President Mike Pence claimed yesterday.
  • United Nations reports gross human rights violations in war-ravaged Aleppo

    United Nations reports gross human rights violations in war-ravaged Aleppo

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    Syrian and Russian forces executed indiscriminate " daily air strikes " using cluster munitions on the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo between July and the and the fall of the city in late December, the report said. As pro-government forces moved into eastern Aleppo in the closing stages of their offensive, some forces carried out summary executions, including reprisals in which Syrian soldiers killed family members who had supported rebel groups, the commission said, but it did not find ...
  • Irish abuse victim quits Vatican commission

    Irish abuse victim quits Vatican commission

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    U.S. Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, a member of the pope's group of cardinal advisers and president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, thanked Collins "for the extraordinary contributions she has made as a founding member of the commission".
  • Iran Tests New Laser-Guided Anti-Ship Missile During Massive War Games

    Iran Tests New Laser-Guided Anti-Ship Missile During Massive War Games

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    The forces used domestically-built Ra'ad boats, mounted with SPG-9 73-millimeter caliber guns, and Azarakhsh boats, fitted with 122-millimeter caliber rocket launchers. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former President, sent a 3,500-word letter to US President Trump on Sunday, criticizing his travel ban, which affects seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iran.
  • Ross set for Senate vote; easy confirmation expected

    Ross set for Senate vote; easy confirmation expected

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    As secretary of commerce, the 79-year-old will have a heavy hand in negotiating trade deals, as well as renegotiating the agreements Trump railed against during the campaign, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement. He is due to be officially sworn in Tuesday at the White House. Mr Ross had also been asked to provide more details about his own relationship with previous and current Russian investors in the bank, including Viktor Vekselberg, a longtime ally of the Russian ...
  • Trump to health insurance CEOs: Market will stabilize

    Trump to health insurance CEOs: Market will stabilize

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    Still, more moderate Republicans say both versions of the plan are too aggressive and believe the ACA should only be revised and not repealed. Cotton then responded: "I'm committed to making sure that people with conditions as serious as yours or young healthy people all have access to affordable, quality, personalized care".