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Jackie Northam

Jackie Northam appears in the following:

Canadian Judge Grants Former Guantanamo Inmate Bail

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Omar Khadr, who served more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay, has been released on bail while he waits out an appeal for war crimes' convictions. The Canadian government criticized the judge's ruling.

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Saudi Arabia Proposes A 5-Day Truce In Yemen

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Saudi Arabia says the cease-fire will help get much-needed humanitarian aid into Yemen, but the offer is good only if Houthi rebels comply with the deal.

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U.S. Issues Licenses For Ferry Travel To Cuba

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

For the first time in 50 years, the U.S. has issued licenses for ferry service between the United States and Cuba. At least four companies received licenses Tuesday.

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Ex-Guantanamo Prisoner In Canada Wants To Be Released On Bail

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Omar Khadr was sent to Guantanamo Bay prison when he was 15 years old. Now in prison in Canada, he is seeking bail while he appeals his war-crimes conviction. Ottawa wants him to stay put.

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New Fighting Along Yemen Border Closes Schools And Airports

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Fresh fighting around Najran comes after a nearly six-week Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels. Aid agencies urge a halt to bombing Yemen's airports so humanitarian supplies can be delivered.

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NATO Forces Launch Largest Anti-Submarine Exercises Ever Off Norway Coast

Monday, May 04, 2015

The two-week naval exercise, dubbed Dynamic Mongoose, brings dozens of vessels together, and comes amid concern about Russia's increasing aggression.

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Israel Braces For More Protests By Minority Ethiopian Community

Monday, May 04, 2015

Security forces have been deployed in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to try to prevent further violence after police and protesters clashed Sunday at rallies to protest police treatment of Ethiopian-Israelis.

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Documents Show FAA Questioned Mental Fitness of Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Newly released documents show the FAA initially declined to give Andreas Lubitz a medical certificate for his U.S. pilot's license because of his history of depression.

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Japan's Prime Minister Makes Historic Address To Congress

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid out his vision of increasing ties with the U.S., and expressed his remorse over Japan's wartime atrocities.

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Game Of Thrones: Saudi King Shakes Up Line Of Succession

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

King Salman has named a new heir to the throne — and consolidated power in the hands of a younger generation.

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As Curfew Goes Into Effect, Baltimore Police Clear Defiant Crowds

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Some 2,000 National Guard troops and 1,000 police officers have been deployed to enforce a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. Riots Monday left at least 20 officers injured and several buildings destroyed.

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U.S., Japan Announce Updated Defense Guidelines

Monday, April 27, 2015

The updated 18-year-old guidelines reflect concern over China's growing influence and North Korea's nuclear capability. They also call for Japan to take a more active role in the Asia Pacific region.

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For Japan's Prime Minister, U.S. Visit A Chance To Elevate Image

Monday, April 27, 2015

Shinzo Abe will have a summit with President Obama, sign a security agreement and make a historic address to a joint meeting of Congress during his weeklong visit.

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Merchant Ships Called On To Aid Migrants In Mediterranean Feel The Strain

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Commercial ships have rescued tens of thousands of migrants trying to cross by boat to Europe from Africa and the Middle East. But the vessels and their crews aren't equipped to handle these missions.

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Iran Charges 'Washington Post' Reporter With Espionage

Monday, April 20, 2015

Jason Rezaian's lawyer says he has been charged with four serious crimes. The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief has been detained for nine months and held in the notorious Evin prison.

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Why A Blockbuster Of A Trade Deal With Asia Matters

Friday, April 17, 2015

Congress is giving President Obama new powers to help seal the deal on an ambitious Asia-Pacific free trade agreement, a move that angers many Democrats and unions.

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Feds Cancel Commercial Sardine Fishing After Stocks Crash

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Federal regulators close commercial sardine fishing in an effort to rebuild the depleted populations of the fish. Sardine shortages are blamed for the high rates of starvation deaths of sea lion pups

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Pro-Russia Journalist Shot Dead In Ukraine

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Oles Buzyna was gunned down in broad daylight in Kiev, one day after a former pro-Russia lawmaker was found dead there. The Ukrainian government is calling for a quick and transparent investigation.

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Documents Show Global Outpouring Of Grief Over Lincoln's Assassination

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The State Department has released documents from 1865 that highlight the disbelief and profound sympathy over the president's death from governments and private citizens the world over.

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Iraqi Leader Visits Washington Looking For Help In Fight Against Islamic State

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Iraq's prime minister is trying to drum up military support against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, which controls parts of his country. He is also looking for billions of dollars in loans.

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