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Islamic State Says It Destroyed Ancient Relics in Mosul Museum – Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Islamist militants used sledgehammers and drills to smash ancient artifacts and statues in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, saying the relics were against the teachings of Islam, according to a video by Islamic State. The five-minute video, posted on websites used by the jihadist group, shows several bearded men inside what’s identified as […]

Court rules: Adultery no longer a crime in South Korea – CNN

Seoul, South Korea (CNN)For 62 years, if you cheated on your husband or wife in South Korea, you could end up in prison. Not anymore. South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday overturned a law that made adultery a crime, saying it violates the East Asian nation’s constitution. “The precondition of human dignity and right to […]

Netanyahu to Meet McConnell, Reid on Day of Speech to Congress – Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet next week with the top Republican and Democrat in the U.S. Senate after rejecting a request for a meeting from two of the chamber’s key Democrats. Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint meeting of Congress on March 3 and is expected to focus his speech […]

Judge throws out case alleging Argentina’s president was behind Iran cover up – Fox News

A federal judge is dismissing a prosecutor’s allegations that President Cristina Fernandez tried to cover-up the alleged involvement of Iranian officials in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires. Judge Daniel Rafecas said on Thursday that the documents, originally filed by the late prosecutor Alberto Nisman and picked up by Prosecutor Gerardo […]

Obama aides sharpen criticism of Netanyahu ahead of speech – Washington Post

WASHINGTON — Trading barbs, the U.S. and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu’s GOP-engineered congressional speech next week, with the Israeli prime minister accusing world powers of rolling over to allow Tehran to develop nuclear weapons. Secretary of State John Kerry openly questioned Netanyahu’s judgment on the issue. The comments injected […]

Cliff Richard inquiry increases ‘significantly’ in size – Irish Times

The police investigation into veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard has “increased significantly in size” and involves “more than one allegation”, South Yorkshire’s Chief Constable has said. David Crompton said the “expanding nature” of the investigation meant he could not give a date when it would be concluded. Sir Cliff said the claims against him were […]

3 arrested over Paris drone; no known link to night flights – USA TODAY

The Eiffel Tower and Montparnasse Tower, seen from the cockpit of a French Transal military aircraft.(Photo: Guillaume Baptiste, AFP/Getty Images) PARIS — Three Al-Jazeera journalists were arrested Wednesday for illegally flying a drone as police hunt for clues into the mysterious devices seen over famous landmark’s in the French capital. In a tweet, Al-Jazeera said […]

Apple ordered to pay $533 million for patent infringement – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury in Texas found that its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC. Though Smartflash had been asking for $852 million in damages, Tuesday night’s verdict was still a blow to Apple. The jury, […]

Houthi militiamen storm two military bases in Yemen – euronews

Reuters, 25/02 19:20 CET By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) – Fighters from the Shi’ite Muslim Houthi militia took over a special forces base in the capital and a coast guard station on the Red Sea on Wednesday, military sources said, in a sign the group was consolidating its dominant […]

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