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Man licks doorbell for three hours in CCTV

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According to a Mirror report, the man, who has been identified as 33-year-old Roberto Daniel Arroyo , was also filmed relieving himself as well as moving an extension cord around the garden. Arroyo is seen on video for the first time at around 2 a.m. and last just before 5 a.m., police said. Salinas Police are now searching for the man and said that he could be charged with petty theft and prowling. Read More »

Jazmine Barnes: Second man charged in drive-by shooting

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The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday that homicide investigators had filed a capital murder charge against Larry Woodruffe , who has been in custody for several days. Then in 2015 he was caught with drugs and a day after a judge ordered a community supervision a woman living with Woodruffe reported he had choked her. Read More »

Iran Confirms It's Holding U.S. Navy Veteran

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The semi-official Tasnim news agency reported the confirmation about California native Michael White , 46, quoting Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi. White is the fourth American known to be held by Iran, according to CBS News . Baquer Namazi, a retired UNICEF official, and his son Siamak, an Iranian-American businessman, were sentenced in 2016 to 10 years in prison for spying and cooperating with the US government. Read More »

Congolese dance, cheer at opposition's win

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Many have seen this election as Congo's first chance at a democratic, peaceful transfer of power since independence in 1960. Some observers have suggested that President Joseph Kabila's government sought to make a deal as hopes faded for a win for ruling party candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary , who received more than 4 million votes, or 23 percent. Read More »

Malta allows 49 migrants stranded off coast since December to disembark

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Early in the stalemate, Mr Muscat had also struck a defiant note, saying his tiny island nation would not let the 49 people set foot on Malta unless the deal included an agreement for fellow European Union countries to take numerous 249 migrants who Maltese military ships had rescued in its search-and-rescue area in late December. Read More »

Senate Democrats Consider Blocking All Legislation Until Shutdown Ends

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Democrats voting for the cloture motion included Sens. " The Intercept is reporting that the Senate in its first legislative act will take up a bill that aims to prevent opposition to the Israeli government by allowing state and local governments to boycott any USA companies which are engaged in a boycott against Israel", Goodman said . Read More »

North Korean leader visits econ-tech zone in Beijing before heading home

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Kim travelled to China - his most important security and trade partner - before meetings previous year with Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. China's official Xinhua news agency confirmed that Kim was visiting from Monday to Thursday at Xi's invitation. "Kim needs the support of Xi so as to ask the USA to make substantial steps, such as providing assistance to North Korea and normalising relations with North Korea", Hua said. Read More »

Trump cuts off federal funds to California to fight 'Forrest fires'

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The state's former top firefighter Ken Pimlott disagrees, saying last month that California leads the nation in clearing away dead trees and thinning areas to remove fuel for fires. It is considered the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state's history. A day earlier, Trump visited the scorched remains of Paradise, a city of 27,000 that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire that killed at least 86 people and leveled more than 10,000 homes. Read More »

Prime Minister's 'shoegate' photo uploaded by mistake, department says

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The Photoshopped picture - in which Morrison appeared to be wearing two white sneakers meant for the left foot - went viral and earned itself the hashtag #shoegate . He wrote: Message to my Department (PM&C): I didn't ask for the shoeshine, but if you must Photoshop, please focus on the hair (lack thereof), not the feet! Despite the attempts at damage control, Morrison was mocked online for the blunder. Read More »

Kidnappers demand €9 million cryptocurrency ransom for wealthy Norwegian woman

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The case has been kept quiet by the media over the past 10 weeks over fears that coverage could cause harm to the missing woman. Norwegian police have also engaged global counterparts in Interpol and Europol as part of the probe. The newspaper reported that the note said Falkevik Hagen would be killed if police were involved. Authorities said the suspected kidnappers left a note in the couple's house, near the capital Oslo, detailing the fatal consequences if he refused to pay the demanded ... Read More »

Trump’s Border Wall Won’t Block the Drug ‘Pipeline’ - Hit & Run

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Trump also suggested that other people, including rich liberals, build walls "not because they hate the people outside but because they love the people inside". -Mexico border wall was an "impression". But the move would have sparked several legal challenges, and advisers in the White House were reportedly divided about whether to take that step. Read More »

Taliban Calls Off Peace Talks In Qatar With U.S

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Iran has launched a dialogue with the Taliban to secure its security interests linked to Afghanistan , and India, if it desires, can use this channel of communication to reach out to insurgents, people familiar with the developments said Tuesday. Read More »

3 killed, hundreds injured in South Africa train collision

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It is not clear how many people remain trapped. The scene of the accident was said to be chaotic and people were advised to avoid the area. She said Metrorail would institute an investigation into the crash. Best Care Ambulance services spokesperson Xander Loubser confirmed that one patient who was critically injured was airlifted to hospital. Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga said he has always raised concerns about the infrastructure of railway lines and their outdated resources. Read More »

Japan tops list of most powerful passports

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Malaysian travelers can enter 179 countries, while citizens of Hong Kong can visit 169 without a visa, and Brunei, 165. Despite Irish passport holders being able to access eight more countries visa-free compared with last year, it fell by two places from last year's index, when citizens could go to the fifth most countries. Read More »

Iran hit with sanctions after being blamed for killing dissidents

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The new sanctions were a "strong signal from the EU" that it "would not accept" assassination plots on its territory, Denmark's foreign minister Anders Samuelsen said . "Iran is expected to cooperate fully in removing the present concerns and, where necessary aiding in criminal investigations", the letter said. "If such cooperation is not forthcoming, further sanctions can not be ruled out", it added. Read More »

Former Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Maduro

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In 2016, following a landslide electoral victory by the opposition, Zerpa helped Maduro consolidate power through a court decision that diminished the powers of Congress, according to Reuters . USA authorities have yet to provide any information regarding whether Zerpa will receive political asylum or the status of sanctions against him . Read More »

Man caught on camera licking stranger’s doorbell

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The freaky display of doorbell-lovin' was caught on surveillance camera while Sylvia and Dave Dungan were out of town, but their children were inside the home at the time. "I started reviewing the videos, (and said to myself) 'Well, who the heck is this?'" " Pretty creepy stuff", said homeowner Dave Dungan. Needless to say, the homeowners wiped off their doorbell after they found out what happened. Read More »

Manafort suffering from depression, denies intentionally lying to Mueller’s team, lawyers say

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Sections of the filing were meant to be redacted, but the text underneath several blacked-out lines could be copied and viewed. Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort accidentally revealed in a court filing Tuesday that the special counsel team led by Robert Mueller has alleged their client lied about sharing polling data with a Russian operative. Read More »

Suspicious packages sent to multiple embassies and consulates in Australia

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Image: Police are investigating a suspicious package sent to the British Consulate in Melbourne . The Australian Federal Police (AFP) confirmed that police and emergency services had responded to suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in both Canberra and Melbourne but did not provide details as to the specific locations or contents of the packages. Read More »

Saudi woman Rahaf al-Qunun: Australia would 'consider' asylum bid

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On Sunday, Thai authorities said Qunun would be sent back to Saudi Arabia , but they abruptly changed course as her plight pinballed across social media. In an earlier and separate explanation released on Twitter, the embassy also denied sending officials to Suvarnabhumi airport to meet Qunun as she arrived or impounding her passport - as she alleged. Read More »

Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged in unrelated case

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Attorney's office in Manhattan said on Tuesday. Ms Veselnitskaya emerged as a critical figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Mr Trump's 2016 presidential campaign because of her meeting with Trump campaign aides in NY in the run-up to the election. Read More »

Markets buoyed as US-China trade talks extended amid signs of progress

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Officials on both sides have said little else about the progress of discussions so far, though a leaked photo from Monday indicated a surprise appearance of Liu He, China's vice-premier, at the otherwise low-ranking meeting. warship, forcing it to maneuver. As the talks began Monday at the Chinese Commerce Ministry, Beijing complained about a USA warship in what it said were Chinese waters, but it was unclear whether that would disrupt the proceedings. Read More »

'Citizenship Amendment Bill' passage marked by violent bandh in Assam

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The bill seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955, to grant Indian nationality to people belonging to minority communities - Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians - in Afghanistan , Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India instead of 12, even if they don't possess any proper document. Read More »

Huge 'fatberg' blocks British sewer - World - Bangor Daily News - BDN Maine

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The fatberg measures around 64 metres long and is equivalent of about six double-decker buses, Andrew Rowntree, the waste water treatment manager of South West Water , said on January 8. Roantree implored residents, "Don't feed the fatberg". Mr Roantree added: "If you keep just one new year's resolution this year, let it be to not pour fats, oil or grease down the drain, or flush wet-wipes down the loo". Read More »

Rashida Tlaib removes Israel from the map in her congressional office

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Tlaib, hours after being sworn in last week as Michigan's newest Democratic representative, spoke to a crowd of supporters at an event sponsored by the group MoveOn after her election victory. "Bullies don't win.' And I say, 'Baby, they don't.' Because we're gonna go in there and we're gonna impeach the mother***er", in reference to Trump, who replied: "How can you begin with impeaching a president who may have won the greatest elections in the U.S. Read More »

Woman dies after being found unconscious in clothing donation bin

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Fire services were called to cut the donation box open in order to help rescue the woman, but she was pronounced dead on scene. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene after attempts to revive her were unsuccessful. It's the second death involving a donation bin in the span of a month and at least the eighth such incident since 2015. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Read More »

Northern Irish kingmakers: We will not support May's Brexit deal

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A police commander in Northern Ireland has said he does not expect to need reinforcements from other police forces this year to deal with a no-deal Brexit . On Thursday, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the border issue was the only "red line" his country has had in the Brexit negotiations and that would not change. Read More »