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Source: Fox News

Video shows students in confrontation with Native Americans, prompting apology from Catholic diocese, high school

Today 00:34 GMT

A Roman Catholic diocese and a Catholic high school in Kentucky issued a joint apology Saturday after videos posted online showed a confrontation Friday between some of the school's students and some Native American adults after rallies near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

“We condemn the actions of the Covington Catholic High School students towards Nathan Phillips specifically, and Native Americans in general, Jan. 18, after the March for Life, in Washington, D.C.

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Source: The Guradian

Women raped by Korean soldiers during Vietnam war still awaiting apology

Sunday 08:58 GMT

Tran Thi Ngai was 24 and alone at home in her village in Vietnam’s Phu Yen province when a South Korean soldier forced his way into the house and raped her.

He had a gun on his body and I was terrified,” said Tran, now almost 80, and still waiting for South Korea to acknowledge sexual violence by its soldiers during the Vietnam war. A campaign group, Justice for Lai Dai Han (JLDH), is urging the country to recognise both the tens of thousands of children born as a result of rape by Korean troops, and their mothers, of whom around 800 are still alive today.

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Source: Fox News

Harvey Weinstein's criminal defense lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, to withdraw from case

Friday 16:20 GMT

Weinstein has authorized Mr. Brafman to formally notify Judge Burke of his decision to withdraw as counsel for Mr. Weinstein in connection with all legal matters currently pending,” Weinstein spokesman Juda Engelmayer said in a statement.

The break-up statement says that “Weinstein praised Mr. Brafman for his legal work” and that Brafman “personally wished Mr. Weinstein “the best of luck.” The Post exclusively reported Sunday that the pair were on the verge of parting ways after they had an explosive fight over Weinstein trying to beef up the defense team in advance of trial without Brafman’s blessing.

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Source: Fox News

Gladys Knight, a freedom-loving patriot, takes a stand in defense of the national anthem

Saturday 23:38 GMT

GLADYS KNIGHT SAYS SHE'S HERE TO 'GIVE THE ANTHEM BACK ITS VOICE' AFTER ANNOUNCING SUPER BOWL PERFORMANCE. Kaepernick sparked national outrage in 2016 when he began taking a knee during the national anthem.

I suspect football fans will all enjoy the soulful sounds of an American patriot instead of a bunch of flag-hating, auto-tuned, lip-syncers.

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Source: Common Domain

Carlos Ghosn to Stay in Jail After Tokyo Court Denies Bail Again

Saturday 02:25 GMT

Former Nissan Motor Co. NSANY 0.27% Chairman Carlos Ghosn is set to stay in jail at least until March after the Tokyo District Court upheld its earlier decision to deny his release on bail.

When defendants aren’t granted bail, they must stay in jail for at least two months after charges are filed—a period that ends March 10 in Mr. Ghosn’s case—and after that, the court reviews the detention each month.

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Source: DW

'World still needs NATO' writes German defense minister in New York Times op-ed

Saturday 19:04 GMT

With NATO rattled amid pressure from Donald Trump, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen made an appeal for the alliance in a New York Times op-ed.

In an appeal to the American public, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen penned a New York Times opinion piece on Friday making a case for the continuation of NATO. The western security alliance, which turns 70 this year, has been repeatedly criticized by US President Donald Trump, who has reportedly expressed doubts about remaining in the alliance.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte