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Canadian man behind mosque massacre appeals sentence: reports

Canadian man behind mosque massacre appeals sentence: reportsA Canadian man sentenced to 40 years in prison without the possibility of parole for the killing of six worshippers at a Quebec mosque in January 2017 has launched an appeal, local media reported Friday. Alexandre Bissonnette was convicted on February 8 to life imprisonment for the murders, the deadliest attack on a Muslim place of worship in the West. In their appeal at the Quebec courthouse, Bisonnette’s lawyers argued that Judge Francois Hout had imposed “an illegal punishment, manifestly unreasonable and not indicated in ordering 40 years imprisonment before being eligible for parole,” according to the public Radio-Canada.



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The Real Culprit Behind Trump's Border Emergency? Climate Change

The Real Culprit Behind Trump's Border Emergency? Climate ChangeBy declaring a national emergency on the U.S. border, Trump elevated an issue caused in part by global warming



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Iran Guards: Pakistani behind suicide attack on troops

Iran Guards: Pakistani behind suicide attack on troopsThe suicide bomber who carried an attack that killed 27 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards last week was a Pakistani national, the elite force said Tuesday. “The suicide bomber was named Hafez Mohammad-Ali and was from Pakistan,” said Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the Guards’ ground forces, quoted by the force’s Sepah news agency.



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India detains 23 men with suspected links to group behind deadly Kashmir attack

India detains 23 men with suspected links to group behind deadly Kashmir attackThe 23 men included members and sympathizers of Jaish-e-Mohammad, the militant group which has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack, the deadliest on Indian security forces in decades. The attack has fueled tensions between India and Pakistan. India has demanded Pakistan close down the Jaish and other Islamist militant groups that operate from its soil, while Islamabad has rejected suggestions it was linked to the attack.



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Iran general says Pakistan backs group behind suicide bomb

Iran general says Pakistan backs group behind suicide bombIran’s Revolutionary Guards accused “Pakistan’s security forces” of supporting the perpetrators of a suicide bombing that killed 27 troops on Wednesday, in remarks state TV aired Saturday. “Pakistan’s government, who has housed these anti-revolutionaries and threats to Islam, knows where they are and they are supported by Pakistan’s security forces,” said Revolutionary Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, referring to jihadist group Jaish al-Adl (“Army of Justice”).



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Ilhan Omar Clashed With Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams Over Washington's Role in Latin America. Here's the History Behind Her Claims

Ilhan Omar Clashed With Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams Over Washington's Role in Latin America. Here's the History Behind Her ClaimsThe Iran-Contra Affair and the El Mozote massacre were among the darkest chapters of U.S. intervention in the region



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Iran vows revenge on 'mercenaries' behind suicide attack

Iran vows revenge on 'mercenaries' behind suicide attackPresident Hassan Rouhani vowed revenge Thursday against the “mercenary group” behind a suicide bombing which killed 27 troops in southeastern Iran and accused the US and Israel of supporting “terrorism”. “We will certainly make this mercenary group pay for the blood of our martyrs,” the official IRNA news agency quoted the Iranian president as saying in response to Wednesday’s attack. Rouhani was speaking at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport before leaving for the Russian resort of Sochi for a summit with his Russian and Turkish counterparts Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the future of war-battered Syria.



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Trump accuses Hillary Clinton of being behind Russia dossier in Twitter rant after Roger Stone arrest

Trump accuses Hillary Clinton of being behind Russia dossier in Twitter rant after Roger Stone arrestDonald Trump attacked the media and Hillary Clinton following the arrest of his former adviser Roger Stone, accusing the 2016 Democratic candidate of paying for the infamous dossier alleging ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. The president sent out a series of angry tweets attempting to distance himself from his campaign ally and divert attention towards Ms Clinton late on Saturday. The FBI arrested Mr Stone on seven charges in connection with Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference, including giving false statements and witness tampering.



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Why Venezuela military leaders are standing behind Maduro

Why Venezuela military leaders are standing behind MaduroCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Even as Venezuelans fill the streets rallying behind opposition leader Juan Guaido and the list of foreign nations recognizing him as the country's rightful president grows, the top members of the all-important military are sending a different message: Forget about it.



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Polar plunge: Record low temperatures roll into Midwest, East behind snowstorm

Polar plunge: Record low temperatures roll into Midwest, East behind snowstormHigh winds and brutal cold greeted brave souls armed with shovels digging out Monday from up to two feet of snow across a wide swath of the nation.



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