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The 22-member body agreed in principle to the military force that could be rapidly deployed to regional trouble spots.
Boko Haram extremists are being blamed for more than 40 deaths, including one lawmaker, as balloting continues in a closely fought presidential election.
Francis noted that schoolchildren were aboard the aircraft thought to have been deliberately crashed by its co-pilot. The pontiff also paid tribute to “martyrs” killed for their faith.
Mike Pence, who signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, says he didn’t anticipate the level of hostility the law has engendered.
It was down to two final free throws, but the Wildcats finally overcame Notre Dame’s upset bid in a 68-66 win. They’ll go on to face the Wisconsin Badgers in a rematch from last year’s Final Four.
The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.
When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state’s businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he’s received.
At a summit in Egypt, the embattled Yemeni President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi also described Houthi rebels as “puppets of Iran.”
Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces off against former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari in what is being described as the closest contest in the history of the West African country.
Andreas Lubitz is believed to have locked the pilot of the Germanwings Flight 4U 9524 out of the cockpit before deliberately putting the aircraft into a fatal descent.