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Israel blames Syria for Russian aircrew deaths but ‘expresses sorrow’

In a rare statement detailing its operations over Syria, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said: “Israel expresses sorrow for the deaths of the aircrew members of the Russian plane that was downed due to Syrian anti-aircraft fire. “Israel holds the Assad regime, whose military shot down the Russian plane, fully responsible for this incident.” The statement also laid blame on ...

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Hear Cat Power’s Stirring Cover Of Rihanna’s ‘Stay’ – NPR


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Hear Cat Power's Stirring Cover Of Rihanna's 'Stay'
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Cat Power, a.k.a. songwriter Chan Marshall, is a master of cover songs; of the nine albums she has released since the mid-'90s, two are composed nearly entirely of covers. A revered songwriter in her own right, Marshall's ability to rework and ...
Here's Cat Power delivering an emotional Rihanna coverNME.com
Hear Cat Power's Heartfelt Cover of Rihanna's 'Stay'Rolling Stone
Cat Power's New Single Is a Delicate Cover of Rihanna's "Stay"Noisey
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Rihanna Calls Lack Of Educational Opportunities For Children Around the World a ‘Massive Problem’ in Impassioned … – Billboard


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Rihanna Calls Lack Of Educational Opportunities For Children Around the World a 'Massive Problem' in Impassioned ...
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A quarter of a billion. That's how many young people around the world have been denied an education because of poverty, sexism and bad public policy, according to an impassioned op-ed penned by Rihanna for England's Guardian. The piece, which was ...
How Rihanna is fighting for access to educationABC News
Rihanna: Growing up in Barbados, school was a grind. But I was luckyThe Guardian
Rihanna Calls on Others to Join Her in Fight for Global EducationComplex
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Kavanaugh decision moment: A horrendous act or a monstrous lie

(CNN)The Brett Kavanaugh hearings feel like a decision moment in American life when everyone has to choose where they stand. The problem is wherever that position is, it is permeated with doubt. The Supreme Court nomination of Kavanaugh had been pretty much going as planned until news broke that he is accused by Christine Blasey Ford of sexual assault. They ...

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EU lays out WTO reform ideas to rein in U.S., China

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission published its ideas on Tuesday for reforming the World Trade Organization to counter market distortions, such as in China, and to discourage the United States from pulling out of the body. A day after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China by imposing 10 percent tariffs on $200 ...

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Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces rape accuser in court

Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan was due to face one of his rape accusers in a French court Tuesday as he seeks bail after seven months in custody on charges he furiously denies. Ramadan, a frequent TV commentator, was a professor at Oxford University until he was forced to take leave when the rape allegations surfaced at the height of ...

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Nation state cyber attacks on rise, says Europol

THE HAGUE: Global ransomware attacks are increasingly linked to nation states, with the lines between politics and crime often blurring, Europe’s police agency said on Tuesday. Key ransomware attacks include the so-called WannaCry and NotPetya malware, which infected hundreds of thousands of computers around the world in 2017, demanding that users pay ransoms to regain access. “Ransomware retains its dominance,” ...

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Maldives president took gifts from island developers: report

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has been implicated in an island leasing scam, days ahead of an election The president of the Maldives appeared to accept lavish gifts from a billionaire developer who was later leased two islands in the paradise archipelago without bidding for them, a corruption watchdog alleged Tuesday. The claims — including that President Abdulla Yameen directly participated ...

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