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Hearing in Roman Polanski's long-running case delayed
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Hearing in Roman Polanski's long-running case delayed
The Los Angeles Superior Court sent out a notice Wednesday stating that a hearing scheduled for Friday has been delayed a new date has not yet formally been set. The delay comes days after Polanski's attorney filed a formal motion to unseal the testimony of a former prosecutor who handled Polanski's 1977 unlawful sex with a minor case.Read Full Article ...
 
UPDATE: Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policy On Transgender Students
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
UPDATE: Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policy On Transgender Students
The Trump administration reversed Obama-era guidelines for schools regarding transgender students' rights Wednesday night, releasing a memo explaining that the...
 
Spirit Airlines CEO dismisses new, cheaper fares by rivals
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Spirit Airlines CEO dismisses new, cheaper fares by rivals
The "basic economy" fares being offered by American and United are designed to attract the kind of thrifty fliers that have helped Spirit double in revenue in ...
 
Scolari beats first ACL side coached by a woman
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Scolari beats first ACL side coached by a woman
TWO-TIME winners Guangzhou Evergrande ruthlessly dispatched nine-man Eastern 7-0 in a brutal introduction to the AFC Champions League for the Hong Kong minnows...
 
Thousands of e-mails detail EPA head Pruitt's ties to oil, gas industry
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Thousands of e-mails detail EPA head Pruitt's ties to oil, gas industry
The Center for Media and Democracy, which went to court to compel the state to release the e-mails under public records laws, said Wednesday that they offer mo...
 
According to World Bank report, trade factor may slow down economy
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
According to World Bank report, trade factor may slow down economy
. Northern Ireland News Thursday 23rd February, 2017 • Report refers to protectionism and the threat of trade agreement being unraveled. • Business leaders in ...
 
US Supreme Court blocks death sentence over racial bias
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
US Supreme Court blocks death sentence over racial bias
This undated photo courtesy of 'The Attorneys for Duane Buck' shows Duane Buck speaking on the phone from his prison cell in Livingston, Texas. — AFP pic WASHI...
 
Govt leaves maize prices flat at $390 per tonne
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Govt leaves maize prices flat at $390 per tonne
HARARE, – Government has pegged the prices of maize and small grains at $390 per metric tonne, same as last year, the Minister of Agriculture Joseph Made told ...
 
Blind sheikh buried in Egypt after dying in US jail
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Blind sheikh buried in Egypt after dying in US jail
Relatives and friends of Omar Abdel-Rahman carry his body at the funeral at the Grand Mosque at El Gamalia village in Mansoura city northo of in Cairo, Egypt F...
 
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