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Bomb attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 27, IS claims responsibility

Jan 30, 2015

Bomb attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 27, IS claims responsibility

ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Islamic State's Egypt wing claimed responsibility for a series of attacks that killed at least 27 on Thursday in some of the worst anti-state violence in months, after commemorations around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising turned deadly this week. Egypt's government faces an Islamist insurgency based in Sinai and growing discontent with what critics perceive as heavy handed security tactics. #United States #China #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #author
NYC public defenders in video advocate killing police, city finds

Jan 30, 2015

NYC public defenders in video advocate killing police, city finds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorneys at a New York City public defenders office participated in an online video that advocated the killing of police officers, featuring the lyrics "time to start killing these coppers," a city investigation disclosed on Thursday. #Business #United States #India #Technology #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #author #opinion #city
Texas rally by Muslims seeking tolerance disrupted by protesters

Jan 30, 2015

Texas rally by Muslims seeking tolerance disrupted by protesters

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A rally at the Texas Capitol on Thursday by Muslims seeking religious tolerance was repeatedly disrupted by a small group of protesters who said the state belonged to followers of Jesus Christ and that Muslims should go back to the Middle East. During opening remarks at the Texas Muslim Capitol Day event, a Christian activist from Michigan grabbed the microphone from the speaker and said: "I proclaim the name of the Lord Jesus Christ over the capitol of Texas. I stand against Islam." A group of people who described themselves as Christian activists also heckled the group of about 600 who showed up for the rally #Business #India #Technology #France #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Texas #Muslim #Jesus Christ
Storms like U.S. blizzard may get stronger but less frequent-study

Jan 30, 2015

Storms like U.S. blizzard may get stronger but less frequent-study

OSLO (Reuters) - Large storms like the blizzard that battered New England this week may become more severe but less frequent as the Earth's climate changes, scientists said on Thursday. #Business #facebook #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #university
March meeting to plan rebuilding of Ebola-hit states

Jan 30, 2015

March meeting to plan rebuilding of Ebola-hit states

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Governments and international organisations plan to meet in March to work out how to rebuild three West African nations whose economies have been shattered by Ebola, a U.N. envoy said on Thursday. #Business #India #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom
Twenty-seven killed in attacks in Egypt's North Sinai, Suez

Jan 30, 2015

Twenty-seven killed in attacks in Egypt's North Sinai, Suez

CAIRO (Reuters) - Twenty-seven people were killed in four attacks in Egypt's North Sinai and Suez, security and medical sources said, in some of the worst anti-state violence in months and after commemorations around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising turned deadly this week. Egypt's government faces an Islamist insurgency based in Sinai and growing discontent with what critics perceive as heavy handed security tactics. Thursday's first attack was a bombing of military buildings in the capital of North Sinai province, that killed 25 and wounded at least 58, including 9 civilians, security and medical sources said #facebook #United States #India #Egypt #Brazil #Technology #Russia #United Kingdom #author #opinion #article
Third attack in Egypt kills police officer in Suez city, toll rises to 27 - medical, security sources

Jan 30, 2015

Third attack in Egypt kills police officer in Suez city, toll rises to 27 - medical, security sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - A third attack by suspected Islamist militants in Egypt killed a police officer in Suez city, raising the death toll from the three attacks to 27, medical and security sources said on Thursday. #Business #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
Delhi Uber passenger who alleges driver rape sues in U.S.

Jan 30, 2015

Delhi Uber passenger who alleges driver rape sues in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi sued the online car service in U.S. federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. In the lawsuit, the woman, who resides in Delhi and was not named, called Uber the "modern day equivalent of electronic hitchhiking." "Buyer beware - we all know how those horror movies end," the suit stated. #Business #India #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #United Kingdom #Lawsuit #Mexico #opinion
Twenty-six killed in attacks in Egypt's North Sinai

Jan 30, 2015

Twenty-six killed in attacks in Egypt's North Sinai

CAIRO (Reuters) - Twenty-five people were killed in a bomb attack on military buildings in the capital of Egypt's restive North Sinai province on Thursday, while an army major was shot dead at a checkpoint in Rafah near the Gaza Strip, medical and security sources said. The flagship government newspaper, al-Ahram, said its office in the town of Al-Arish, which is situated opposite a military hotel and base that security sources said were the intended targets of the bombing, had been "completely destroyed". #facebook #India #Egypt #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #article
Gas truck blast rocks Mexico hospital; 2 dead, 66 injured

Jan 30, 2015

Gas truck blast rocks Mexico hospital; 2 dead, 66 injured

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A gas truck explosion decimated large parts of a maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City on Thursday, killing one woman and a child and leaving dozens injured, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said. The head of national emergency services earlier said that seven people had died, but the death toll was revised down by Mancera, who said there had been confusion around the number. #Business #facebook #United States #India #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #Italy #Argentina #opinion