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Oregon deputies raid bathroom with guns drawn, find trapped Roomba

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Deputies even requested canine come to the scene to assist them. Sheriff's deputies in Washington County received a 911 call Monday from a woman who said someone had broken into her home and locked themselves in her bathroom. "Am I getting pranked?" They heard a "rustling" noise coming from the bathroom and gave commands to the "intruder" with a loudspeaker. They were house-sitting for their nephew and had stepped out to walk the dog, according to DiPietro. Read More »

Pence confronts Venezuelan ambassador at UN: ‘You shouldn’t be here’

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The country's National Assembly used constitutional provisions to rule Maduro's re-election illegitimate and proclaimed assembly leader Guaido interim president pending another vote. "If you want to make America great again, and we're all sincerely interested in seeing that, stop interfering in the affairs of other states", Nebenzia told U.S. Read More »

Trump's 55 percent approval claim is extremely wrong

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However, Dobbs' graphic had misrepresented President Trump's overall approval rating, as determined by a Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service " Battleground Poll ". An on-air correction was also offered on Fox News Channel. The president took much ridicule for this, but at least in this case it wasn't entirely his fault - Dobbs, a massive Trump supporter, bears blame for putting out the incorrect information. Read More »

Michael Avenatti Indicted for Allegedly Stealing $1.6 Million From Client

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According to prosecutors, the lawyer withheld settlement payments from five clients, spending the money on his own lavish expenses, including a private jet that was seized by authorities on Wednesday . The tax returns he presented to the bank were never filed to the IRS, prosecutors have said. The county paid $4 million to resolve the case in January 2015, the US said, but Avenatti hid the money and, over a period of several months, drained the settlement for his own benefit. Read More »

High school principal dies after donating bone marrow to save stranger

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Nelson, who had a 6-year-old daughter and was engaged to be married, didn't know the French teen but wanted to help nonetheless, he told the high school newspaper in February, before the procedure. Rest in piece Dr. Nelson a true leader here at Westfield High School. In Westfield, a suburban community located less than 30 miles from Manhattan, the beloved principal's untimely death inspired an outpouring of tributes this week from students, community members and state leaders. Read More »

Iran’s Top General Warns Harsh Response to US Forces in West Asia

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While those Iraqi groups were present in Syria, the IS blitz in Iraq - and the prompt Iranian response to it - created a useful pretext for Iran's other ideological allies in Iraq to join the newly established Popular Mobilization Units. For its part, France called for steps to avoid any escalation of tensions in the Middle East . The "malice" of identifying the IRGC as a terrorist organization "will lead nowhere", the supreme leader asserted. Read More »

8 arrested in kidnapping of United States tourist in Uganda

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Debora Patta reports from Entebbe, Uganda. Police said Sunday evening that the two were in good health. After the abduction, the captors used the victim's phone to demand United States dollars 500,000 ransom as prerequisite for their release, prompting joint security agencies in Uganda to launch an operation to have the hostages rescued. Read More »

China, EU agree to strengthen trade relationship

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Tusk hailed the meeting as a breakthrough. India has turned down an official invite from China to attend the second Belt and Road Forum meet scheduled to take place later this month, ToI has learnt from diplomatic sources. This is the first stop of the premier's five-day tour to Europe. Western governments have long complained that their companies are pressured into handing over technological know-how to Chinese joint-venture partners, officials or regulators as a condition for doing ... Read More »

Facebook are 'morally bankrupt liars' says New Zealand's privacy commissioner

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Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . After New Zealand, Britain has gone tough on Facebook when it comes to livestreaming. Edwards said Facebook enabled genocide in Myanmar, because of efforts on the social network to whip up hatred against the Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim minority group in the Southeast Asian country . Read More »

Japan grounds F-35 fighter jet fleet after mysterious crash

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USA defense contractor Lockheed Martin touts the high-tech fighter as "virtually undetectable" and says it allows the USA and its allies to dominate the skies with its "unmatched capability and unprecedented situational awareness". The Italian Air Force said they were reviewing the status of the Italian F-35A closely with the Joint Program Office, but at the moment there was no evidence the crash was due to technical problems and the fleet was flying regularly. Read More »

US President Donald Trump laments European Union toughness on Britain after Brexit delay

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The prime minister had earlier told leaders she wanted to move the UK's exit date from Friday of this week to 30 June, with the option of leaving earlier if her withdrawal agreement was ratified by parliament. May is expected to immediately head to Belgium after her weekly Prime Minister's Questions session in the House of Commons, where opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn and his Labour party will grill the prime minister on all matters, not just Brexit. Read More »

Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorian embassy

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The group, which rose to prominence by publishing leaked USA intelligence documents, said that "very reliable sources" had told them Ecuador was last week preparing to kick Assange out of its London embassy, where he was granted refuge by previous president Rafael Correa in 2012. Read More »

Brexit delay agreement pushes pound higher

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Mrs May has asked for the date of Brexit to be delayed until June 30 at today's crunch summit, with the possibility of an earlier departure if the UK's withdrawal deal is ratified. MPs backed her call in a Commons vote yesterday afternoon as they approved a Government motion for Mrs May to seek an extension to June 30 by 420 votes to 110, a majority of 310. Read More »

Missing NY couple's bodies may have been found days ago

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According to a prior statement from the National Police, before the bodies were found authorities checked lists of foreign passengers who left the country and those who were injured from March 24, the day the couple arrived, to March 27 and the couple had not been listed. Read More »

Lok Sabha elections 2019 first phase: Polling under way in 91 seats

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Lone Lok Sabha seats going to polls on April 11 include Mizoram, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar, and Lakshadweep. Constituencies in Assam, Bihar , Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra , Manipur, Odisha, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal will also go to the polls in the first phase. Read More »

China Eastern to claim losses in 737 MAX grounding

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There are 14 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the airline's fleet, which have been grounded since mid February. China has chose to accept the invitation to join the U.S. Many analysts believe the deliveries will only be delayed, not lost forever, unless airlines cancel orders for the plane. Chinese airlines operated 97 of the 371 737 MAX jets in service before the grounding, the most of any country, according to Flightglobal data. Read More »

European Union leaders agree to Brexit extension: Tusk

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Mr Tusk wrote in a letter to the heads of the 27 remaining member states ahead of today's summit: "The flexibility would allow to terminate the extension automatically, as soon as both sides have ratified the withdrawal agreement ". Britain was originally due to leave the European Union on March 29. Afterwards, she said a delay that ran until the end of this year or the start of 2020 was a possibility. Read More »

Mnuchin says Treasury lawyers consulted White House on Trump tax returns

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He said he had not personally spoken with anyone from the White House about the tax returns, but he said that members of his team had done so. The procedure was supposed to ensure that the White House could not interfere in the request. Mnuchin said that he had been advised that he wasn't obligated to stay at the hearing. "It is being reviewed by the legal department and we look forward to responding to the letter". Read More »

Trump Talks to Saudi Prince Despite Uproar Over Khashoggi

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, shakes hands with Salah Khashoggi, a son, of Jamal Khashoggi , in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia . They could also receive so-called "blood money" payments under the Saudi justice system. Republicans and Democrats alike have bristled over the White House's apparent embrace of the kingdom and its leadership, and have escalated their opposition to Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Blizzard forecast for Midwest could break April snow records

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Typically we see " bomb cyclones " form off the US East Coast in the form of nor'easters. It seems appropriate for a storm that strong to have bomb in its name, but the word actually refers to a meteorological phenomenon and not the cyclone's explosive intensity. Read More »

Benjamin Netanyahu Appears Set For Another Term As Israeli Prime Minister

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Gantz was the chief of staff of the nation's army, the Israeli Defense Force, for four years under Netanyahu . A third poll showed the opposite, with Blue and White holding a one-seat advantage. Shushan Levi, 61, called Gantz's performance an "enormous victory for an alliance so new". The Blue and White alliance is a coalition of Benny Gantz's Israel Resilience party and Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid . Read More »

Tens of Thousands March On Sudan Army Headquarters

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Worldwide rights groups say at least 60 people have been killed since protests began. Sarah Abdel-Jaleel, a spokeswoman for the SPA, told The Associated Press that four people were killed in the capital city of Khartoum and another protester was killed in the neighbouring city of Omdurman. Read More »

Venezuela Power Outage: Maduro Says Electric System Damaged By Cyber Attacks

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The foreign ministry said it would likely mainly assure U.S. consular services in Venezuela. Switzerland and the United States signed an agreement on Friday for the neutral country to represent US interests in Venezuela, which broke off diplomatic relations with Washington after it recognised the opposition leader as president. Read More »

No Rush To Release Mueller Report: DC Judge

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During a congressional hearing, Barr was repeatedly challenged by Democrats who raised suspicions that he may have misrepresented Mueller's report to paint the Republican president in a better light. Third is information in the report that could interfere with ongoing prosecutions. And in his testimony on Tuesday, Barr expressed skepticism that giving Congress - let alone the public - grand jury information, as covered in the law referred to as "6 (e)", could ever be appropriate. Read More »

London launches ultra low emission zone

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The implementation of the low emission zone comes as the city of NY announced plans to introduce its own congestion charge, the first American city to do so, which will come into effect in 2021. Vehicles are responsible for around half of harmful nitrogen oxide (NOx) air emissions in the British capital, contributing to a toxic air health crisis that increases the risk of asthma, cancer and dementia as well as causing thousands of premature deaths every year, the release says. Read More »

Four bees found living in woman's eye, feeding off tear ducts

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Though she washed her eye with water, presuming it to be soil, later the eye began to swell up and she started to feel pain under her eyelid. Doctors treating a Taiwanese woman with an eye infection was surprised when they found four bees embedded in her eye, feeding from her tear ducts, according to a report by Taiwanese news channel CTS . Read More »

Bodies found in Dominican Republic believed to be missing NY couple

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Orlando Moore and Portia Ravenelle . The two American tourists mysteriously vanished while taking a brief holiday in the Dominican Republic at the end of March and have not been heard from for almost two weeks . Authorities said there is no record of them entering the U.S. A spokesperson for U.S. Customs and Border Protection also cited privacy concerns in declining to discuss the "individual cases of worldwide travelers". Read More »