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Simonsen was considered a leader among his peers, Mr. Paladino said. Bullet holes pocked frosted windows decorated with the T-Mobile logo. Det. Brian Simonsen was shot and killed by possible friendly fire during the armed robbery at a T-Mobile store in Queens.
  • Rare Animal Sighted in Kenya for the First Time in 100 Years

    Rare Animal Sighted in Kenya for the First Time in 100 Years

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    He added: "As far as I know, this is the first series of high-quality camera trap images of a wild black leopard ever captured in Africa". Nicholas Pilfold PhD, a biologist with San Diego Zoo Global who is now researching leopards at Laikipia's Loisaba Conservancy and helped Burrard-Lucas with his photography project, confirmed that the recent on-camera sighting was extremely rare.
  • 'Green New Deal' to get vote in Senate

    'Green New Deal' to get vote in Senate

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    The plan calls for a New Deal-style mobilization to shift the US economy away from fossil fuels such as oil and coal and replace them with renewable sources such as wind and solar power. Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, who's likely to enter the Democratic primary soon, is also a supporter. Republicans showed on Tuesday that they are ready to use the resolution as a political weapon against those Democrats.
  • Why Russia Is About To Switch Off The Internet

    Why Russia Is About To Switch Off The Internet

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    A test related to a draft law aimed at making Russian Federation more digitally independent could be carried out before April 1, the BBC reports , but no exact date has been set. Not only would the new laws protect the country from cyber attacks, but they would also ensure all internet traffic to the country is filtered, much like in China .
  • 'El Chapo' Found Guilty on All Ten Counts

    'El Chapo' Found Guilty on All Ten Counts

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    One of the trial's most memorable pieces of evidence came from El Chapo's mistress Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez, who testified she was in bed in a safe house with an on-the-run Guzman in 2014 when Mexican marines started breaking down his door.
  • Trump's racist Elizabeth Warren taunts have entered a new phase

    Trump's racist Elizabeth Warren taunts have entered a new phase

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    Warren's comments come after President Trump took a jab at her on Twitter shortly after she announced her presidential campaign. 'Elizabeth Warren has already been exposed as a fraud by the Native Americans she impersonated and disrespected ...' But Warren guessed that the shift could focus if Trump left the picture within the next two years.
  • Russia Mulls Disconnecting From Internet In Test Of Cyberdefenses

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    It requires Russia's Internet providers to stay functional in the event the country gets cut off from worldwide internet. There is also the threat of censorship, as the system would be monitored by the state communications oversight agency Roskomnadzor, which is known for banning both extremist speech and criticism of the Kremlin.
  • Pot-smoking tipster finds tiger in abandoned house, police say

    Pot-smoking tipster finds tiger in abandoned house, police say

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    Officials tell KHOU-TV the tiger was well fed, but the cage was secured by a nylon strap and screwdriver. The location isn't being made public while an investigation into who owns the tiger continues. "Very, very rarely do we take in a tiger". 'The Houston Zoo is aware of the tiger found in southeast Houston today, February 11; however, the Houston Zoo is not involved in this case, and is not receiving the tiger, as incorrectly reported , ' it said.
  • State of emergency: Polar bears take over island - CBBC Newsround

    State of emergency: Polar bears take over island - CBBC Newsround

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    A state of emergency was announced on Saturday, with up to 10 polar bears reportedly on the settlement's territory at any given time. Instead they've offered to send a commission to investigate the situation but have not ruled out a cull. Polar bears migrate seasonally along the coastlines of Novaya Zemlya , he said, with the timing of their movements and concentrations dependent on sea ice conditions.
  • Signs of strain? China postpones New Zealand tourism campaign

    Signs of strain? China postpones New Zealand tourism campaign

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    China's approach to Taiwan is well known, as is its strict approach to paperwork. For weeks there have been rumours that officials at the Chinese Embassy have warned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade that the trip is not happening until other issues are resolved, something Mfat denies.
  • South Korea signs deal to pay more for USA troops

    South Korea signs deal to pay more for USA troops

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    State Department signed the one-year contract at the foreign ministry in Seoul , Sunday which the South will pay 1.038 trillion won ($923 million) for stationing 28,500 USFK soldiers in South Korea . "The SMA is only a small part of that". That's 8.two percent more than Seoul contributed last year, reflecting a rise in South Korea's defense budget this year.
  • Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

    Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

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    After formally kicking off her 2020 presidential campaign Sunday in her snow-covered home state, Klobuchar was met with mockery from President Donald Trump on social media. "I have high expectations for the people that work for me", she told NBC News after her speech, "but I have high expectations for this country". "I've had a number of minimum wage-type jobs, as a carhop, as a highway worker and as a pie cutter", she said on the Senate floor in 2007.
  • Iran Marks 40th Anniversary of Revolution

    Iran Marks 40th Anniversary of Revolution

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    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday threatened the Iranian regime with destruction after an Iranian military leader warned that the Islamic Republic would raze major Israeli cities if the USA attacked it. The usual banners filled the streets with slogans such as, "Death to America, Death to Israel and Victory to Islam". But efforts to burn American and Israeli flags were hindered by torrential rain.
  • United Kingdom signs Swiss trade deal as heat grows on Liam Fox

    United Kingdom signs Swiss trade deal as heat grows on Liam Fox

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    But May said she would only commit to MPs being given a vote on whether to follow suit whenever the European Union updated its rules. The Prime Minister said she was "not clear" why the Labour leader was pushing for a continued customs union which would block Britain from striking its own trade deals.
  • Delhi: Massive fire breaks out in hotel, 9 die

    Delhi: Massive fire breaks out in hotel, 9 die

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    A woman and a child, among those dead, were killed when they tried jumping from a window, reports said. A call was recieved at 4.30 am from Karol Bagh's Arpit Palace Hotel and immediately 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the officer at the Delhi Fire Department headquarters told IANS.
  • Beijing ‘angered’ as 2 USA warships enter S. China Sea - spokeswoman

    Beijing ‘angered’ as 2 USA warships enter S. China Sea - spokeswoman

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    China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes in the South China Sea over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves. The US labelled the Chinese warship's actions unsafe and unprofessional, while Beijing said the US was threatening the safety and sovereignty of China.
  • Fox's Pete Hegseth says he hasn't washed his hands in 10 years

    Fox's Pete Hegseth says he hasn't washed his hands in 10 years

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    Hegseth, who served with the national guard in Iraq during his 11-year military career, said he didn't see any issue with eating the pizza before backing up his statement with his personal stance. The revelation came after co-hosts Ed Henry and Jedediah Bila questioned Hegseth's off-camera consumption of pizza left out afterNational Pizza Day, onSaturday - Newsweek reports.
  • Chanting 'Death to America,' Iranians mark 40 years since Shah's fall

    Chanting 'Death to America,' Iranians mark 40 years since Shah's fall

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    The large turnout in state-sponsored rallies came as Iranians face mounting economic hardships following the return of U.S. sanctions previous year. An Iranian man marches with a portrait of the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei (L) alongside a woman holding up another of Islamic Revolution founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (R) during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution in the capital Tehran on February 11, 2019.
  • Trump holds campaign rally in El Paso

    Trump holds campaign rally in El Paso

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    The former three-term congressman from Texas is joining a one-mile march that will end with O'Rourke giving a speech critical of Trump's push for billions in federal funds to extend a wall along with border with Mexico . And it's not continuous. Big speech on Border Security and much else tonight. "The border city of El Paso, Texas , used to have extremely high rates of violent crime-one of the highest in the country, and considered one of our nation's most unsafe cities".
  • Newborn rescued from storm water drain

    Newborn rescued from storm water drain

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    Rescue efforts are underway try to rescue it", he said. Emergency crews spent three hours trying to reach the infant, who was lodged some 23ft down the drain. Emergency services quickly descended on the scene and following a lengthy operation - which saw them dig down to the pipe, cut it open and pull the baby out - managed to rescue her.
  • Venezuela seeks to double oil exports to India

    Venezuela seeks to double oil exports to India

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    The US intelligence community is directly communicating with members of Venezuela's military in attempts to convince them to abandon beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro while also considering additional sanctions to ramp up the pressure, a senior White House official divulged to Reuters .