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Maduro, who is fending off mounting worldwide pressure to cede power to the opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó, detained two French journalists in January who were filming outside the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas .
  • Former Trudeau Adviser Butts Testifies Before Commons Justice Committee

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    Trudeau is facing increasing political pressure over accusations by Jody Wilson-Raybould, Canada's former female, indigenous attorney general, that he and other members of his administration attempted to pressure her to "abandon prosecution" of a "corrupt company", SNC-Lavalin, that is allegedly tied to Trudeau's political cronies.
  • Czech man mauled to death by lion he kept in back yard

    Czech man mauled to death by lion he kept in back yard

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    Mr Prasek's father found his body in the lion's cage and told local media it had been locked from the inside. "A doctor then declared the owner dead", said the spokeswoman, adding both animals had been inside the enclosure at the time. Many of Zdechov's residents were concerned by the presence of the animals. Last June, a cyclist was injured after colliding with the lioness when Mr.
  • Latest internet craze has people throwing cheese at unsuspecting babies

    Latest internet craze has people throwing cheese at unsuspecting babies

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    Yes, people taking part in the #CheeseChallenge are tossing Easy Singles at infants and documenting their reactions; uploading videos of them to social media. Some people are just plain annoyed by the trend, while others are really angry. It turns out that he had found the video on Facebook and simply reposted it to Twitter.
  • BJP website hacked, feature PM Modi’s memes with inappropriate language; goes offline

    BJP website hacked, feature PM Modi’s memes with inappropriate language; goes offline

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    There is a meme of PM Modi awkwardly reaching out for a handshake but getting snubbed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The website has been inaccessible to users since the news of the ruling party's website's hacking went viral. "We'll be back online shortly". Below the meme was a music video of Bohemian Rhapsody . Within hours of the Pulwama attack, Pakistani-linked hackers reportedly attacked almost 90 Indian government websites, leading India to initiate counter offensive measures in ...
  • Daesh nears end as hundreds leave Baghouz

    Daesh nears end as hundreds leave Baghouz

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    SDF fighters had tightened the noose on the militants the day before, advancing from two fronts and cutting off their access to the river in Baghouz. SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali put the total number of people who have fled Baghuz since the pause in the fighting at about 3,000, tweeting that the first groups of IS fighters and civilians fled under the cover of darkness.
  • US Deploys THAAD Defense System In Israel

    US Deploys THAAD Defense System In Israel

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    As part of the deployment, US forces will work at various locations in Europe, the United States and in Israel to operate the system in close cooperation with the Israel Defense Forces, it said. "The bond between the USA and Israel has never been stronger". "For the first time, the US European Command and US Army Europe are deploying actual systems, and on the ground there are about 200 service men and women whose job is to actually operate the system, unlike the other exercises that are ...
  • Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari takes oath as Punjab Information Minister

    Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari takes oath as Punjab Information Minister

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    Mr Chohan was summoned by Pakistan's Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, where he was asked to turn in his papers, news agency ANI reported , quoting local Pakistan media. Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari on Monday was unequivocal in her condemnation of her fellow PTI member's remarks. "Absolutely condemn this.
  • Whiteout as avalanche dumps snow across Colorado highway

    Whiteout as avalanche dumps snow across Colorado highway

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    During the video, Mr Easton stops the vehicle as he drives towards the snow while it gathers speed. Heavy Colorado snowfall over the weekend led to a unsafe situation for drivers on Interstate 70 on Sunday. "It was a natural avalanche ". Several avalanche warnings had been issued in Colorado following heavy snowfall over the weekend. "Large avalanches can release naturally and run long distances", the agency said.
  • Mufti Abdul Raoof, Hamad Azhar among 44 taken into preventive detention

    Mufti Abdul Raoof, Hamad Azhar among 44 taken into preventive detention

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    They are Mufti Abdul Raoof and Hammad Azhar - the brother and son of JeM chief. Azhar is the chief of the terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad, which had claimed responsibility for the suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14. Meanwhile, Pakistan has also made it easier to seize and freeze the assets of people and groups facing United Nations sanctions, the foreign ministry said, part of intensified efforts to dismantle militant groups.
  • Man killed by lion he kept in backyard

    Man killed by lion he kept in backyard

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    Michal Prasek, 34, was found dead by his father in the lion's cage on February 5, which had been locked from the inside. Michal Prasek owned the nine-year-old big cat and another lioness for breeding, reportedly drawing concern from local residents.
  • Trump says Democrats investigating him have 'gone stone cold crazy'

    Trump says Democrats investigating him have 'gone stone cold crazy'

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    House Democrats could have all the evidence in the world that Trump committed what they consider an impeachable offense . "These allegations, if true, raise profound counterintelligence and foreign policy concerns, especially in light of Russia's ongoing active measures campaign to improperly influence American elections".
  • In 2020 battleground state, looming Mueller report could hold dangers for Democrats

    In 2020 battleground state, looming Mueller report could hold dangers for Democrats

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    They say Mr. Trump directed his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to make illegal hush-money payments to two women as a way to quash potential sex scandals during the campaign . He later added, "I have never in my lifetime seen a presidential campaign from a person of either party have this much outreach to a foreign country, and a foreign country that the intelligence community and our committee has validated, intervened massively in our election and intervened with an attempt to help one ...
  • ‘SNL’: Ben Stiller Returns to Spoof Michael Cohen Hearing

    ‘SNL’: Ben Stiller Returns to Spoof Michael Cohen Hearing

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    Elijah Cummings at the hearing , SNL's audience took to laughter in the humorous cold open. Thompson's Cummings asked those in the hearing to stay professional and to not "ooh and ah" if they heard something outrageous. Stiller as Cohen admitted "for too many years I was loyal to a man when I should not have been", saying "now I know how Khloe Kardashian feels".
  • Neighbor's dog bites off child's hand in Layton, police say

    Neighbor's dog bites off child's hand in Layton, police say

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    A 6' tall solid, vinyl fence separates their backyard from the neighbor's where two Huskies live. The dog bite amputated the boy's hand from between the elbow and wrist to the entire hand, Cook said. Cook said that there has never been a problem with the pets before, adding this was the most severe case of a dog biting a person he had ever seen.
  • Over 1,500 turtles found inside luggage in Philippines

    Over 1,500 turtles found inside luggage in Philippines

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    Some of the animals were wrapped in duct tape, some were mixed into normal-looking luggage items such as clothing, shoes and cookies. The turtles, which may have been intended for sale as exotic pets, could have fetched as much as 4.5 million pesos ($86,631) in total, the outlet added.
  • Vatican to reveal scale of Nazi-era co-operation

    Vatican to reveal scale of Nazi-era co-operation

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    In announcing the opening of the archives for the pontificate of Pius XII , Pope Francis said he made the decision "with a serene and confident soul, certain that serious and objective historical research will be able to evaluate it in its proper light".
  • Shamima Begum's Dutch hubby wants to return to Holland with her

    Shamima Begum's Dutch hubby wants to return to Holland with her

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    She asked to look for a partner for her, and I was invited. Security experts like British intelligence service head Alex Younger have warned , however, that would-be returnees like Begum were "potentially very dangerous" because they were in "that sort of position", people like her were likely to have acquired certain "skills or connections".
  • House Judiciary Begins Probe of Trump’s Alleged Corruption and Obstruction

    House Judiciary Begins Probe of Trump’s Alleged Corruption and Obstruction

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    When they took control of the US House of Representatives in January, Democrats promised investigations on multiple fronts involving Trump, saying their Republican counterparts had ignored red flags coming out of the White House. Nadler said in most of the letters that he was limiting the requests to documents that had already been provided to other investigators, an attempt to receive as much as possible in the two-week timeline.
  • Family staged Baltimore woman's death, blamed panhandler, police say

    Family staged Baltimore woman's death, blamed panhandler, police say

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    Smith's story of the family encountering a woman panhandling with a baby raised suspicions, the neighbour said, because the block is usually empty by that time and none of the neighbours had ever seen such a woman. "While we're looking at her saying 'God bless you" and my wife was handing her the money, he came over to the vehicle and said, 'Thank you" and then he started stabbing my wife and snatched her necklace off and ran".
  • Mega Millions victor in SC claims $1.5 billion jackpot

    Mega Millions victor in SC claims $1.5 billion jackpot

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    The biggest jackpot in U.S. history - a $1.585 billion Powerball prize won on January 13, 2016 - was split between buyers in three states. The winning ticket was sold in Simpsonville, S.C. In 2016, three winning tickets were sold for a Powerball drawing worth almost $1.6 billion. The unnamed person who bought that ticket reportedly let another customer ahead in line to buy a Mega Millions ticket.