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Russia Vows to Continue Supporting Maduro in Venezuela

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Russian Federation is one of Maduro's key supporters in the political power struggle in the Latin American country sitting on top of the world's largest oil reserves, while the USA and many European nations have recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the legitimate interim president. Read More »

Trump ‘Ordered’ John Kelly to Grant Jared Kushner a Top-Secret Security Clearance

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump passes his adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner during a Hanukkah Reception at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 7, 2017. "That was conveyed to the media at the time , and new stories, if accurate, do not change what was affirmed at the time ". Kushner was granted permanent security clearance in May after a year of background checks. Read More »

Auto bomb targets Mogadishu hotel, killing at least 11

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There was also heavy gunfire after the blast. They said their fighters were trying to kill senior officials staying in the famous Maka Al-Mukarama hotel. In Mogadishu , a Reuters photographer saw frantic residents in the city searching for missing relatives through the night, making countless phone calls to find out if anyone had seen their family members. Read More »

Shamima Begum flees Syrian refugee camp after receiving 'death threats', lawyer says

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Begum's father, Ahmed Ali, said his 19-year-old daughter should face justice in Britain despite previously appearing to back the removal of her citizenship. But Begum - who married jailed Dutch terror nut Yago Riedijk, 23, in Syria - insists she's been "discriminated against" by British authorities. Since then, Miss Begum has companied that the UK's decision to strip her nationality was "unjust" and only carried out to "make an example" of her because she had received significant media ... Read More »

Pakistan to hand over captured Indian pilot at Wagah border

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Indian Air Force Vice Marshal Rjk Kapoor told reporters "We are happy that our pilot, who had fallen across the line of control and was in the custody of Pakistan , is being released". "There is enough evidence to show that F-16s were used in this mission and Pakistan is trying to hide this fact", Kapoor said at a joint briefing by India's armed forces. Read More »

Meadows, Jordan Call on DOJ to Investigate Michael Cohen for Perjury

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The House Intelligence Committee plans to call Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg to testify , The Daily Beast , NBC News and Axios reported Thursday. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, called Thursday's interview with Cohen, "very productive", saying it "shed light" on the Russian Federation probe, but offered up scant details. Read More »

Egypt train fire: Deadly blaze at Cairo's main railway station

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The toll is expected to rise. He desperately runs up and down a set of stairs, and another man tries to help him by dousing him with water. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli was quick to visit Ramses station and promised a tough response. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told reporters that he has instructed the government to "immediately go to the scene of the incident and to hold those responsible accountable after conducting the necessary investigation". Read More »

Huawei pleads not guilty to stealing trade secrets from T

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It has been mentioned that the video and its creators are linked with the Chinese state-run CPC Central Military Commission Political Department Song and Dance Troupe, who are clearly very proud of Huawei and its worldwide successes. Separately, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn have charged Huawei and its affiliates with bank and wire fraud on allegations that they violated sanctions against Iran. Read More »

Lynne Patton: I was not a 'prop' at Michael Cohen hearing

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He is a con man. He once asked me if I could name a country run by a black person that wasn't a sh**thole. From his company's discrimination against Black potential renters in the 1970s in New York City to his divisive and racist comments that labeled Mexican immigrants as criminals to his refusal to acknowledge that President Barack Obama is a native born United States citizen. Read More »

Labour criticism of Hezbollah ban stokes antisemitism row

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From Friday, membership will be a criminal offence carrying a maximum sentence of up to 10 years. "The home secretary must therefore now demonstrate that this decision was taken in an objective and impartial way, and driven by clear and new evidence, not by his leadership ambitions". Read More »

Huge Russian cargo ship CRASHES into busy road bridge in South Korea

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The Korean Coast Guard said the almost 6,000-ton cargo ship caused about a 15-foot hole in the lower portion of the Gwangan Bridge. No injuries were reported, but portions of the lower bridge were closed off for precautionary reasons. It remains unclear if he was steering the vessel at the time of the incident. Authorities said the Seagrand also hit a cruise ship moored at Busan about 40 minutes crashing into the bridge. Read More »

1 killed, dozens trapped as Indonesian gold mine collapses | newkerala.com #106884

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Makeshift wooden structures in the mine in Bolaang Mongondow district collapsed on Tuesday evening due to shifting soil and the large number of mining holes, burying people in the mine pit. In September a deadly quake and tsunami ravaged Sulawesi killing more than 2,100 people. At least five people were killed in the same area of Sulawesi past year after an illegal mine collapsed during heavy rain. Read More »

Trump ordered officials to give Kushner top-secret security clearance

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Kushner's security clearance was handled in the regular process with no pressure from anyone", Peter Mirijanian, a spokesperson for Lowell, told the New York Times on Thursday. Prior to getting clearance, Kushner had a note in his file written by Carl Kline of personnel security that read: "Per conversation with WH Counsel the clearance was changed to interim Top Secret until we can confirm that the DOJ or someone else actually granted a final clearance". Read More »

Funeral Firms file Police Report over SA Pastor's Resurrection Miracle

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Pastor Lukau had only "completed a miracle that God had already started", Sowetan Live quoted the church's representatives as saying. They said they were tricked into giving them a hearse by Lukau's representatives who allegedly placed stickers from Black Phoenix on their private vehicle to appear credible. Read More »

US offers $1 million reward to find Osama bin Laden's son

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Hamza was named a " specially designated global terrorist " in January 2017. The US announced a bounty for information on Hamza bin Laden's location in any country after he threatened attacks against the States to avenge the killing of his father in 2011. Read More »

Do Geneva Conventions Apply to IAF Pilot? Have They Been Violated?

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Further, the Army, Air Force and the Navy in joint press briefing exposed Pakistan's lie and showed proof of that Paki violated Indian air space and used F-16 in the operation, that it keeps denying. What is Geneva Convention exactly? The issue of social media leaks of Wing Commander Abhinandan's alleged capture and questioning has remained a grey area in global law. Read More »

Congressman calls for criminal investigation of Cohen over Novartis relationship

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Cohen pulled no punches during a public hearing before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, when he offered scathing anecdotes, insights and a paper trail that he said shows Trump to be a "con man, " a "racist" and a "cheat". They claimed the testimony included "intentionally false statements created to make himself look better on a national stage", adding: "Mr. Cohen's prior conviction for lying to Congress merits a heightened suspicion that he has yet again testified falsely ... Read More »

Bring on that second Brexit vote

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He added: "In no way can we accept an extension without a clear objective". "We should have a public vote with the Prime Minister's deal versus remain on the ballot paper, and we must back remain for the sake of jobs and livelihoods in Scotland and across the United Kingdom". Read More »

We won't move on talks with Trump

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Trump said Thursday that North Korea wanted him to lift US sanctions on the country in exchange for denuclearization, but he wasn't willing to do that. The US president frequently dangled the prospect of a brighter economic future for a nuclear-free North Korea, at one point saying there was " AWESOME " potential. Read More »

Six Indian Air Force personnel killed in chopper crash

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India's army officials accused Pakistan of "factually incorrect statements" on plane shootings and said Pakistan's airforce targeted Indian military installations. The Indian government retaliated with an air strike on Tuesday inside Pakistan, the first such strike since the 1971 war between the two countries over the territory that later became Bangladesh. Read More »

Patriots owner pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

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Kraft was charged on February 22 with two misdemeanors after police accused him of visiting Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, on two separate occasions to solicit sex. The billionaire was among 25 people charged , prosecutors said. Authorities have announced his alleged involvement in a monthslong investigation into sex trafficking . Read More »

Pakistan claims to shoot down Indian jets in Kashmir

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The prime minister talked about the horrors of World War I & II which he said were the result of "miscalculation" and lingered for months and years piling misery on humanity. "Two Indian jets violated our airspace and we shot them down". India and Pakistan are on the brink of a major confrontation after the latter claimed to have shot down two Indian fighter jets in response to the bombing of alleged "terror" targets inside Pakistan. Read More »

PM’s mega video conference with BJP workers soon amid Opposition criticism

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Wednesday had taken a dig at the BJP and Prime Minister Modi for the mega video-conference amid heightened tensions with Pakistan . "National security must transcend narrow political considerations", they had said in a sharply-worded joint statement after a meeting. "Even when our pilot is missing, everything - even national security -is seen through the lens of public relations and votes", Yadav said. Read More »

Driver killed when speeding Tesla crashes into palm trees, burns

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Omar Awan was killed after his auto lost control and drove into a row of palm trees on Flamingo Road in Davie as it was traveling at speeds between 75 and 90 miles per hour, according to police. Problems with the door hands on Tesla vehicles are not unusual. One poster even described an eerily similar scenario, stating that first responders could have an issue should door handles not deploy. Read More »

Cardinal Pell convicted of molesting two choirboys

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On Wednesday, Richter described the abuse as a "temporary loss of judgment" in response to an "irresistible impulse". "Nothing is to be gained here by comparing different forms of sexual abuse of children". "There has been a breach of trust in this case in the sense that Cardinal Pell was the driving force and in charge of this cathedral and these two choristers were a cog in the cathedral wheel.in Sunday masses". Read More »

United Nations conference for Yemen seeks $4B target in 2019

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Saudi Arabia announced it would contribute $500 million. "The donors have pledged 30 per cent more than past year to help address the dramatic humanitarian situation in Yemen", the UN Secretary-General said. "And one credible report put the number of children under 5 who have died of starvation at more than 80,000", the United Nations chief said. Delegations from some 90 countries are expected in Geneva on Tuesday, including China and other "non-traditional" donors from the Middle East ... Read More »

Watch Ex-Trump Lawyer's House Testimony

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The 20-page document, which was released to lawmakers ahead of Wednesday's hearing, includes multiple accusations against the president - including, but not limited to: (1) Trump knew that longtime adviser Roger Stone was in cahoots with Wikileaks and Julian Assange; (2) Trump was told by his son, Donald Trump Jr., about the infamous Trump Tower meeting before it took place in June 2016; and (3) Trump was actively involved in the aforementioned, illegal hush-money scheme. Read More »