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Woman gets clawed by jaguar while trying to take selfie with it

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A woman who was grabbed by a jaguar while reportedly attempting to take a selfie at an Arizona zoo has apologized for the incident, according to local reports. Fish and Wildlife Service. Following the incident, Kitty Block, the president of The Humane Society of the United States issued a statement calling for zoos to "set a higher standard to protect people and to respect wildlife from a safe distance", the Washington Post reported. Read More »

Apple CEO'S response to US Prez Donald Trump calling him 'Tim Apple'

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Trump flubbed the Apple CEO's name during a news conference on Wednesday. With Mr Cook seated on his right during a meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, Mr Trump... The chief executive of Apple has renamed himself on social media in a subtle joke at President Trump's expense. Though, if you are an Android user, Cook's name will only appear as "Tim ", as only Apple and IOS users can see the tweak. Read More »

Carlson: I'm Not Apologizing Over Old Radio Comments

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During his broad-range conversation with Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL), Berman brought up the newly-resurfaced remarks where Carlson hurled a number of insulting remarks about women on a shock-jock radio program. "Well, look, he's never said anything like that to me or around me", Waltz said. "And one of the things they hate more than anything is weakness in a man". Read More »

Trump expected to seek $8.6B for border wall in new budget

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The 2020 budget request, which is set to be formally unveiled Monday, would far exceed the $5.7 billion Trump demanded previous year. Last year, a protracted battle over Trump's demand for more than $5 billion in wall funding led to a five-week partial shutdown of the government. Read More »

United Kingdom official criticized after baby dies in Syrian camp

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He was less than three weeks old. "Clearly Shamima Begum holds abhorrent views", he told BBC Radio. Begum buried the child at the refugee camp on Thursday. "This is callous and inhumane", tweeted Abbott. Jeremy Hunt revealed officials are working to rescue children born to rescue British children born to women who joined ISIS . Read More »

PM thanks Iran for support on Kashmir

Khan. "We should not allow decades of friendship and fraternity between the two countries to be affected by the actions of small terrorist groups, the source of whose financing and arms is known to both of us", Rouhani said. They agreed that the visit would help deepen bilateral coordination and cooperation, according to PTI official Twitter handle. During the three-day visit, a series of agreements will be signed in fields such as energy, transport, agriculture, industry and health, ... Read More »

Backed Syria force says time up for IS 'to surrender'

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But for the past week, the battle has been locked in a frustrating. Although the SDF estimates the battle will take another three days, the U.S. defense official said it could take weeks to fully retake Baghouz . During the airstrikes, an ammunition depot and vehicles packed with weapons were targeted, setting off large explosions and a fire that lasted for at least two days. Read More »

What's the goal of Daylight Saving Time?

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Those who forget to set their clocks forward will be late to church in the morning. On Thursday, British Columbia Premier John Horgan sent a letter to the governors of Washington, Oregon and California about bills each of the states are considering, writing that 'a change in any of these jurisdictions in our time zone would have significant impacts on British Columbia'. Read More »

Station: Suspect in Closs Abduction Says He'll Plead Guilty

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He wrote that he'll plead guilty to the charges of first-degree intentional homicide, kidnapping, and burglary, because he didn't want Closs and her family to worry about a trial. Police said she told them that "Patterson made it clear that nobody was to know she was there or bad things would happen to her". Patterson did not respond to that letter. Read More »

Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Political Moderates, Calls Capitalism 'Irredeemable'

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) recently distributed an appeal for donations claiming that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) lobbying group is "coming after [her], Ilhan [Omar], and Rashida [Tlaib]". "I think one of the keys to dismantling fear is dismantling a zero-sum mentality", she said, pointing out that solutions shouldn't come with the notion that "my gain must come at the cost of another person". Read More »

Misery grows for Venezuelans hit by power cuts

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As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner. Although sporadic electricity supplies returned to Caracas and other cities yesterday, millions of Venezuelans were still without power after more than 60 hours, the longest blackout in the country's modern history. Read More »

Canadians mourn as victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash identified

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Besides the149 passengers were the eight crewmembers, who all died.The airline's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tewolde GebreMariam, told reporters that the pilot of flight ET 302 had reported technical difficulties and asked for clearance to return to Addis Ababa.He was given clearance to turn back, according to him, citing records from air traffic controllers. Read More »

New orca species discovered? Scientists spot mysterious killer whales

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The team still has so much to learn about the whales and how this global crisis may be impacting them, but we already know climate change is warming the oceans, which messes with marine ecosystems in countless ways. Way back in 1955 , 17 killer whales washed up on a beach in Paraparaumu, New Zealand. No wonder it was nearly unknown to science! The NOAA team followed tales from Chilean fishermen of the oddly shaped killer whales stealing fish from lines off the southern tip of South America. Read More »

Jaguar attacks woman taking a selfie in the US

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The zoo posted a message on Twitter that read in part, "Please understand why the barriers are put in place. Still sending prayers to her and her family". The woman was left injuries to her arm. "I could see the claws in her actual flesh", he said. "Every time that you have an incident in a zoo, you're going to double check it and meet with your staff try to figure out a way to stop that incident from happening again". Read More »

Yellow weather warning issued as snow forecast on Sunday

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The second warning affects most of England and runs from midnight to 3pm on Wednesday . Heavy snow has fallen in parts of Scotland, northern England and the Midlands, causing travel disruption on roads and railways with longer journey times and cancellations expected. Read More »

Only Lok Sabha polls in Jammu and Kashmir

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Notification for the first phase could be issued by the end of March for voting sometime in early April, sources suggested. The Election Commission will be holding a press conference at 5 pm at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi where it is likely to make the announcements. Read More »

Buhari to Atiku: Your court case not surprising

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Thousands of candidates are vying for the 1,082 positions available, including 29 governorships, 992 seats in state houses of assembly and 62 in area councils in the capital Abuja. Most domestic and global observers said last month's presidential vote was credible, despite well-documented problems. An All Progressives Congress Party (APC) supporter waves a party flag while celebrating initial results released by the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, on ... Read More »

US Looks to Get More Cash from Allies that Host Its Troops

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Wadhams and Jacobs say the White House is asking host nations to pay the full price of deploying US troops in their countries - plus another 50 percent for the privilege. troops on their soil. National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis is declining provide details on any ongoing deliberations. National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis did not comment directly on the reports, but he said that getting allies to "increase their investment in our collective defense and ... Read More »

On SNC-Lavalin, Trudeau’s answers only raise more questions

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Trudeau, 47, came to power in November 2015 promising "sunny ways", more accountability and a greater number of women in the Cabinet. The crisis has prompted the resignations of Ms Wilson-Raybould, Treasury board president Jane Philpott and Mr Trudeau's closest political aide, Gerald Butts . Read More »

Algeria: Deputies resign from ruling party, join protests

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Without giving a reason for the move, the ministry said in a decree that the spring break would be brought forward by 10 days to run from Sunday to April 4. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Bouteflika is rarely seem in public nowadays What do the protesters want? At the time, his government contained pro-democracy protests in Algeria with promises of reform and pay rise, financed by the country's revenues from oil and gas. Read More »

Ethiopian Airlines crashes with 157 people on board

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The cause of the crash remained unknown on Sunday morning. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. "Two brand new planes have crashed from two respected airlines", Quest added. However, a press release by the Ethiopian airlines said that flight number ET302 crashed on 10 March while on its way from Addis Ababa , the capital of Ethiopia , to Nairobi . Read More »

3 killed in mortar attack on Kabuls political gathering

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Mortar shells exploded Thursday outside a ceremony in the Afghan capital Kabul attended by the country's chief executive and a former president. Hundreds of people including top government officials such as Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah and at least three candidates for a July presidential election were at the event. Read More »

Under pressure, Canada's Trudeau denies impropriety, offers no apology

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If convicted, the company - with 9,000 employees in Canada and thousands more worldwide - would be barred for a decade from getting government contracts. In a ruling , Justice Catherine Kane said the company's application for a review of the decision "had no reasonable prospect of success". He acknowledged there had been a breakdown in trust and communications between his office and Ms Wilson-Raybould. Read More »

Bill Maher thinks Ilhan Omar 'might be' anti-Semitic

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The resolution passed 407-to-23 on Thursday, with Omar lauding its smooth sail. The resolution does not mention Omar by name, and some Republicans complained that the measure's original intent was "watered down". Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former congressman, nevertheless slammed Omar and described her dual loyalty charge as anti-Semitic, not anti-Israel. Read More »

Chelsea Manning Is Jailed After Refusing To Testify About WikiLeaks

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Manning will remain in prison until the grand jury concludes its investigation or the former analyst agrees to testify, according to The AP. Her bulk disclosure vaulted the group and Assange to global fame years before WikiLeaks gained a different type of notoriety for publishing stolen Democratic emails that Russian hackers had stolen during the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Bodies of missing climbers Tom Ballard, Daniele Nardi found on Nanga Parbat

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The 30-year-old was found with his Italian climbing companion, Daniele Nardi , 42, at 19,350ft after a search team spotted silhouettes in the snow on the men's chosen route, the Mummery spur. Officials have now confirmed the two "shapes" are the missing men. Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain, is nicknamed "Killer Mountain" because of its treacherous conditions. Read More »

IDF Bombs Hamas Naval Base After Projectile Launched at Israel

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The rocket fire came hours after Israeli aircraft attacked several Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday night, hours after a projectile was sacked towards southern Israel, the IDF said. So far, no damages or casualties have been reported. During the protests two Palestinians infiltrated into Israel from the northern Gaza Strip leading the military to close several local roads and deploy troops to communities who were put on alert. Read More »

It’s time to spring forward. Daylight saving time is back

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But to understand why they feel it's useless to them, it's important to understand why daylight saving started. The practice wasn't made permanent in the USA until 1973, when President Richard Nixon signed the Emergency Daylight Saving Time Energy Conservation Act. Read More »