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Both Atilla and Zarrab are in USA custody. The trader, Reza Zarrab, had once been headed to go before a US jury with Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla in federal court in Manhattan. The case is acutely sensitive in Turkey in part because the prosecutors say Turkey's former economy minister, Zafer Caglayan, was involved in the alleged conspiracy.
  • Poppi Worthington inquest: Toddler was 'bubbly and funny'

    Poppi Worthington inquest: Toddler was 'bubbly and funny'

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    But a controversial first inquest lasted just seven minutes after the coroner relied on the findings of the family court judgement and declared her death as unexplained. "She was amusing, you definitely knew she was there", Poppi's mother added. Paramedics arrived at the couple's home in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, at the end of the ten-minute call.
  • Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-cheh jailed for five years in China

    Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-cheh jailed for five years in China

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    Lee has long supported civil society organisations and activists in China , according to Amnesty International, and was said to have frequently travelled between the mainland and Taiwan. Taiwanese media said Lee was the first person from Taiwan to be convicted on the mainland for subversion. He had previously conducted online lectures on Taiwan's democratization and managed a fund for families of political prisoners in China.
  • Military Must Accept Transgender Troops From 2018, Federal Judge Rules

    Military Must Accept Transgender Troops From 2018, Federal Judge Rules

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    A federal judge has just granted a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, ordering the Pentagon to accept transgender military recruits starting January 1. Another federal judge, Marvin J. Garbis of the Federal District Court for Maryland, also halted the policy that would have discharged all current transgender troops and prevent them from enlisting in the military.
  • Chinese general being investigated for corruption kills self

    Chinese general being investigated for corruption kills self

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    Zhang Yang, a member of the Central Military Commission, hanged himself in his Beijing home on November 23, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing a commission statement. Guo was handed life imprisonment a year ago, while Xu died of cancer in 2015 before the start of trial. Xu died of cancer in 2015 while awaiting court martial, Bloomberg reported.
  • 'Chennai Six' found not guilty, according to supporters

    'Chennai Six' found not guilty, according to supporters

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    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the Government would "leave no stone unturned" to win their freedom. The importance the UK Government places on their case can not be overstated. The crew worked aboard the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, which was boarded by the Indian coastguard in October 2013. All of them have always denied the charges, which were initially suppressed but later reinstated.
  • ABC Will Be Asked To

    ABC Will Be Asked To "Reconsider" Moving Hottest 100 Date

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    Australia Day is celebrated on January 26, the same date the First Fleet of British ships arrived in Australia in 1788. "We've all come to know and accept that that's when it will be and we all enjoy it", he said. A poll of listeners conducted by triple j found that 60 percent wanted the Hottest 100 moved to another date, but that was irrelevant according to Fifield.
  • Powerful explosion & fire in southern Tel Aviv

    Powerful explosion & fire in southern Tel Aviv

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    There were conflicting reports on casualties, with Haaretz newspaper saying three people were killed, while other news media reported various numbers for wounded. The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear, police said. "We are now awaiting the okay from the Fire and Rescue crews at the scene who are working to evacuate those trapped inside to begin treating those who need medical attention as quickly as possible".
  • Pilot of plane missing in BC interior identified

    Pilot of plane missing in BC interior identified

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    A search has been scaled back overnight in southeastern British Columbia for a small plane that disappeared Saturday on a flight from Penticton to Edmonton with two people aboard. Efforts were hampered by a low cloud ceiling, but visibility improved Monday and crews were hopeful they'd be able to see the area more clearly. Dan Rahnell has known Neron for 10 years, telling an Alberta website he's a journeyman electrician who would be celebrating his 29th birthday next month.
  • Woman Pushed Fake Allegation on Roy Moore — WashPost

    Woman Pushed Fake Allegation on Roy Moore — WashPost

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    Reinhard said she also explained to Phillips that her claims would have to be fact-checked. After the Post first published allegations on November 9 that Moore pursued relationships with teenagers and sexually assaulted a 14-year-old, the newspaper been dogged by easily disprovable allegations that sources were biased, paid, or both.
  • White House Mulls Ban Against Staff Using Personal Cell Phones

    White House Mulls Ban Against Staff Using Personal Cell Phones

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    Trump has repeatedly ranted against unauthorized leaks coming from the White House. . Some White House staff members believe that if they are forced to use government phones, they may end up being accused of wasting taxpayer resources on personal calls as government-issued phones do not allow for text messages.
  • Man With Gun Found On UK's Campus

    Man With Gun Found On UK's Campus

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    Additional charges are expected. UK Police were on the scene within 90 seconds. In the past, Davis has been reported to UKPD by a United Kingdom student for allegedly uploading harassing social media posts, the email said. The man has been identified as Diontre Davis. "I also want to thank employees in the Armory, who - when they saw something they thought was suspicious - did not hesitate to report it to UK Police".
  • Missouri State Highway Patrol Reports 15 Fatalities Over Thanksgiving Holiday

    Missouri State Highway Patrol Reports 15 Fatalities Over Thanksgiving Holiday

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    Wednesday and ended Sunday at midnight. "Motorists need to remember wearing a safety belt is the most important thing they can do to protect themselves during a crash". There were zero fatalities reported in the Pine Belt over the enforcement period. According to troopers, Johnson was driving east in a 2014 Chevrolet when a 2006 Ford Mustang driven by Marquez Amaya, 25, of Memphis, Tennessee, crossed the center line and struck Johnson's auto.