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Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Protected Red Tailed Hawk

BOSTON –  A Brewster man pleaded guilty and was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with killing a red tailed hawk, a protected migratory bird. Richard Warburton, 75,...

Two Men Sentenced for Sex Trafficking

BOSTON – A Brockton man and a Boston man were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Boston for sex trafficking.Kwamaine J. Wells, 27, of Brockton, was sentenced today by U.S. District...

Woman Pleads Guilty to $2 Million Money Laundering

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Fulton, Mo, woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to her role...

United States and Australia Strengthen Science, Technology and Innovation Ties

The United States and Australia have signed an agreement that will help ensure crucial science, technology, and innovation cooperation between both countries continues to flourish. Catherine Novelli, the U.S. Under Secretary of...

AUSTRALIA AGREE TO PROVIDE SPECIAL GRANT TO PAKISTAN FOR NDRM

Asian Development Bank will provide 200 million US dollars, while Australia will extend grant of 4.5 million Australian dollars for National Disaster Risk Management (NDRM) to Pakistan. Agreements to this effect were...

FORMER UN CHIEF KOFI ANNAN ARRIVES IN MYANMAR

Former UN Chief Kofi Annan has arrived in Myanmar to address the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. He will head a nine-member inquiry commission for fact finding about killing of...

OPPOSITION PARTIES AGREE TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT OVER ALLEGED CORRUPTION SCANDAL

South Korea's three main opposition parties have agreed to impeach President Park Geun-hye next week over an alleged corruption scandal. The opposition will forward the impeachment motion in National Assembly today and...

RUSSIA EMERGENCY TEAMS LOOK FOR DEBRIS OF CRASHED SPACECRAFT

Russian emergencies workers are combing the mountains near the border with Mongolia for the debris of a cargo spaceship that crashed minutes after its launch. The Emergencies Ministry's branch in the republic...

CHINA STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF TITANIC REPLICA IN SICHUAN

China has started the construction on the world's first full-sized Titanic replica which sank in 1912 after striking an iceberg, killing more than 1,500 people. The 300-meter new Titanic vessel is scheduled...

Rockefeller Center Lights Christmas Tree

Tens of thousands gathered for the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony, in New York. The ceremony was studded with performances, including Dolly Parton and Tony Bennett, leading up to...

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Pakistan SC issues notice to Sharif, kin in ‘Panama Papers’ leaks...

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks case, acting on...

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