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'Praise God!': Parents of U.S. pastor rejoice at Turkey's release of son

'Praise God!': Parents of U.S. pastor rejoice at Turkey's release of sonA court in the western Turkish town of Aliaga on Friday sentenced Andrew Brunson, who had been charged with links to Kurdish militants and supporters of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric, to more than three years in prison but said he would not serve any further time because he had already been detained since October 2016. Pamela Brunson, 75, the mother of the pastor, was at her home in Black Mountain, a town in North Carolina near Asheville, when she learned of the news from a Reuters reporter calling about the court’s decision. In Turkey, witnesses said Brunson wept as the decision was announced.



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GE pushes back Q3 earnings release to October 30

GE pushes back Q3 earnings release to October 30General Electric, the once-mighty conglomerate which weeks ago announced a new chief executive in a move meant to stem a two-year decline, has said it will move the date of its third-quarter earnings release to October 30. The company postponed the release by a week “to allow GE Chairman and CEO Larry Culp to complete initial business reviews and site visits following his appointment on October 1,” it said in a statement. In announcing Culp’s rise, the company, which was bumped from the prestigious Dow Jones Industrial Average in June, cited his history as chief executive of the industrial and healthcare conglomerate Danaher, where GE said he presided over a quintupling of market capitalization.



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U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after release

U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after releaseU.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington, arrived at the airport in Turkey’s western Izmir province on Friday, a Reuters photographer at the scene said, hours after a court ruled he could go free. Brunson was released after the court sentenced him to three years and 1-1/2 months in prison on terrorism charges, but said he would not serve any further jail time. Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for more than 20 years, was jailed two years ago and has been under house arrest since July.



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Lawyers For Cristiano Ronaldo Accuser May Release Rape Evidence

Lawyers For Cristiano Ronaldo Accuser May Release Rape EvidenceAttorneys for Kathryn Mayorga, the Las Vegas woman who says Cristiano Ronaldo



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House Intelligence Committee to Release Transcripts From Completed Russia Probe

House Intelligence Committee to Release Transcripts From Completed Russia ProbeThere are more than 50 interviews including Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner



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House committee to release Russia probe transcripts

House committee to release Russia probe transcriptsThe House intelligence committee voted to release transcripts of more than 50 interviews it conducted as part of its investigation.



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U.S. House committee votes to release Trump-Russia transcripts

U.S. House committee votes to release Trump-Russia transcriptsThe House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously to send transcripts of 53 interviews to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which will scrub them of classified information before they are made public. Adam Schiff, the committee’s top Democrat, told reporters after the meeting that Republicans refused to make some of the most important transcripts public, including interviews with fired FBI Director James Comey and Admiral Mike Rogers, the former National Security Agency director.



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Trump Intervenes In Mueller Probe, Ordering Release Of Carter Page FISA Application, Comey Texts

Trump Intervenes In Mueller Probe, Ordering Release Of Carter Page FISA Application, Comey TextsWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump has intervened in an ongoing investigation



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GOP plans release of House interviews in Russia probe

GOP plans release of House interviews in Russia probeWASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee chairman says he plans to release the transcripts of dozens of private interviews conducted during its investigation into Russian election-meddling and would push the director of national intelligence to declassify others.



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Egypt set to release Lebanese tourist jailed over Facebook post

Egypt set to release Lebanese tourist jailed over Facebook postA Lebanese tourist who was sentenced to eight years in prison for posting a video on Facebook the authorities claimed had insulted the country is set to walk free after a court cut the prison term and suspended it, the state-run MENA news agency said on Sunday. A Cairo court in July found Mona el-Mazboh guilty of deliberately spreading false rumors that would harm society, attacking religion, and public indecency. El-Mazboh was arrested at Cairo airport in June at the end of her stay in Egypt after a 10-minute video in which she was complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt using explicit language went viral on social media.



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