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Federal judge to rule in Wisconsin youth prison caseA federal judge is set to decide whether Wisconsin's juvenile prisons can continue using pepper spray and shackles on inmates and schedule them to long periods in isolation
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NY-based Sloop Clearwater cancels voyage to Washington, DCThe Sloop Clearwater has had to cancel its scheduled voyage to Washington, D.C., to lobby on environmental matters because of rough conditions on the Atlantic Ocean
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Pakistani nursing staff attend an injured girl at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, June 23, 2017. A powerful bomb went off near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan on Friday, causing casualties, police said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
The Latest: Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15The Latest: Pakistani official says twin bombings at crowded market in country's northwest kill 15 people
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FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 6, 2011 file photo, a traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar, with tall buildings of the financial district in the background. Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June, 2017. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)
The Latest: UAE minister: Qatar undermining reconciliationThe Latest: A senior United Arab Emirates official has accused Qatar of sharing with the media demands made against it by four Arab states, saying the move undermines efforts to resolve the crisis
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British Prime Minister Theresa May walks between EU flags as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, June 23, 2017. European Union leaders meet in Brussels on the final day of their two-day summit to focus on ways to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean and how to uphold free trade while preventing dumping on Europe's markets. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The Latest: French president says EU to strengthen bordersFrench President Emmanuel Macron says EU leaders have agreed to reinforce external borders and support Libyan border forces as part of efforts to slow illegal and deadly migration
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President Donald Trump's Twitter page with his tweets about not recording his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey is photographed in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honestPresident Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet about recordings of their private conversations
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FILE- In this May 14, 2010 file photo, a Qatari woman walks in front of the city skyline in Doha, Qatar. An investigation into why a British man fell to his death on a Qatar World Cup site has raised concerns about stadium roof safety. Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states' demands over its Qatar baseTurkey rejects key demand by Gulf Arab states, says it has no plans to shut down its military base in Qatar
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Norwegian Foreign Minister Brrge Brende, right, Brazil's President Michel Temer, centre and Brazil's Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira visit Norwegian Shipowners' Association, during his official visit, in Oslo, Norway, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Vidar Ruud/NTB scanpix via AP)
Norway to Brazil: Curb deforestation or we stop the moneyThe Norwegian prime minister has warned Brazil's president to curb deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year
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Pictures of missing people on a message board near to the burnt Grenfell Tower apartment building standing testament to the recent fire in London, Friday, June 23, 2017.  British officials have ordered an immediate examination Friday, into a fridge-freezer that is deemed to have started the fire in the 24-storey high-rise apartment building early morning of June 14th, and the outside cladding of the building which is thought to have helped spread the fire, according to police, leaving dozens dead.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blazeLondon police say manslaughter charges are among the offenses under consideration in the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 79 people
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  • Funeral expected Wednesday for Muslim teenager murdered in Virginia

    A funeral is set for Wednesday for a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Virginia who police say was murdered this past weekend. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is in custody for the murder of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he hit her with a baseball bat, the Fairfax County Police Department said Monday. KFOR-AM Lincoln, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 12:01 PM
  • Hundreds mourn slain Reston teen at Lake Anne vigil

    The death of Nabra Hassanen, 17, sent shockwaves of grief through Fairfax County this week, as the local Muslim community in particular struggled to process the loss of a girl described as an inspiration to other youths. Fairfax Times, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 05:04 PM
  • Thousands show support for Nabra

    An estimated 2,000 people turned out in Reston Wednesday night to show support for the local Muslim community and to pay their respects for the late Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old girl who was murdered near the Fairfax-Loudoun county line Sunday. Loudoun Times, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 12:05 PM
  • Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside U.S. Mosque, Found Murdered in Virginia

    A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque about 30 miles outside Washington in observance of the last 10 days of Ramadan. US News & World Report, Mon, Jun 19 2017 @ 12:31 AM
  • Muslim teen assaulted, killed after leaving VA mosque

    Police found remains Sunday thought to be those of a missing Virginia teenager who they say was assaulted and disappeared overnight after leaving a mosque in the Sterling area, and a 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the case. The mosque, the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Sterling, Virginia, and relatives identified the girl as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen of Reston. SFGate, Sun, Jun 18 2017 @ 11:56 PM
  • Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted

    Investigators in Virginia say a Muslim teenager who was attacked and killed early Sunday as she and a group of teenagers walked back to a mosque may have been sexually assaulted. Fairfax County police spokeswoman Tawny Wright said Tuesday that police were investigating the possibility that Nabra Hassanen, 17, was sexually assaulted. MyHighPlains.com, Wed, Jun 21 2017 @ 02:04 AM
  • 'An angel was taken': Community reflects on Va. teen's slaying

    Leaders from the Muslim and Jewish faiths came together Tuesday in Reston, Virginia, to discuss Sunday's murder of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen. She was among a group of teens who were walking and biking to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque, or ADAMS Center, when Fairfax County police say there was an argument with a driver, who then got out of his car with a baseball bat and chased them. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Jun 21 2017 @ 01:14 AM
  • 'Operation Border to Border' Yields 3,017 Summonses & Arrests in 8 States

    Release from Virginia State Police: Virginia State Police were among the eight state police and highway patrol agencies that spent Friday, June 9, 2017, through Sunday, June 11, 2017, enforcing Operation Border to Border along approximately 791 miles of U.S. Route 15 and 124 miles of U.S. Route 17 in an effort to prevent traffic crashes along the heavily-traveled corridor. This coordinated traffic safety enforcement initiative resulted in 3,017 total summonses and arrests among the seven states. NBC29, Tue, Jun 20 2017 @ 12:58 PM
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