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Column: Russia yet to regain trust of sport before World Cup

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:32
Gary Lineker was fuming, staggered at how FIFA’s executives were carving up the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts.

Trump’s tweets elevate a tiny fringe group of anti-Muslim activists in Britain

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:16
His retweeting of incendiary videos by the group has drawn condemnation in that country, even from Theresa May.

Lawyers for convicted murderer say another man has confessed

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:16
Lawyers for a British man who has been imprisoned for almost two decades for bludgeoning a mother and daughter to death say another convicted killer has confessed to the murders.

Bulgarian government jet denied access to Iranian airspace

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:16
A Bulgarian government jet carrying Prime Minister Boiko Borisov to Saudi Arabia has been denied access to Iranian airspace, forcing him to fly over Iraq.

Ukraine, rebels to release war captives

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:44
Negotiators say an agreement has been reached for the release by year’s end of hundreds of people held prisoner in the war between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists.

Spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May: Trump was wrong to share anti-Muslim videos tweeted by far-right leader

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:28
Spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May: Trump was wrong to share anti-Muslim videos tweeted by far-right leader.

Jewish leader says anti-Semitism growing in Germany

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:28
The head of Germany’s Central Council of Jews says that anti-Semitism is growing in the country, causing concern for a community that is otherwise blossoming more than seven decades after the Holocaust.

UN: Worst malnutrition since war is in besieged Syria suburb

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:28
The worst malnutrition rate since the start of the Syria conflict nearly seven years ago has been recorded in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus besieged by the government for more than four years, the United Nations children’s agency said Thursday.

Trump retweets 5-year-old violent videos from Syria, Egypt

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:13
Among the inflammatory videos retweeted by President Donald Trump on Wednesday was one released by the al-Qaida affiliate in Syria and another showing a radical Islamist in Egypt throwing a 9-year-old boy off a roof. Both are from 2013.

Sessions announces grants and a new DEA office to combat opioids

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:57
Attorney General directs all U.S. attorneys to designate opioid prosecutions coordinators

Polish agents visit home of WWII museum’s former director

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:57
Anti-corruption agents have visited the home of the former director of a major new World War II museum who is embroiled in a conflict with Poland’s populist government over the ideological message of the institution.

U.S. declares Colombian a drug kingpin, freezes his assets

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:41
Treasury Department says Tito Aldemar Ruano Yandun smuggled tons of cocaine into the United States.

The Latest: British PM May makes surprise stop in Iraq

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:26
The Latest on developments from British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Middle East tour (all times local):

Trump’s far-right retweets spark calls for axing of UK visit

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:26
Outraged British opposition politicians demanded Wednesday that the government revoke an invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump after he retweeted videos posted by a leader of far-right group Britain First.

Video shows former military leader apparently drinking poison in court before death

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:54
Just told that he would be in prison until his late 80s, Slobodan Praljak, shouted “I am not a war criminal!” and raised a vial to his lips.

Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia expels more than 1,300 citizens

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:54
Ethiopia says more than 1,300 citizens have been expelled from Saudi Arabia in “recent days” after a warning for undocumented migrants to voluntarily leave the Gulf nation expired.

Croatian prime minister confirms death of convicted war criminal, offers condolences to family

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:54
Croatian prime minister confirms death of convicted war criminal, offers condolences to family.

Spain court to review jail order against Catalan politicians

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:54
A Supreme Court judge is to review jailing orders against eight former members of the ousted Catalan government and two pro-independence activists.

Gunmen attack Shiite mosque in Pakistan, kill 1, wound 3

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:37
Pakistani police say gunmen have opened fire at the main gate of a Shiite mosque in the capital Islamabad killing a worshipper and wounding three others.

Terrorism charges brought against 9 Turks held in Greece

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:37
Greek authorities have brought terrorism charges against nine suspected left-wing militants from Turkey, who were arrested during a series of Athens flat raids ahead of a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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