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Facing life in prison, Manafort asks for leniency in Mueller case

Facing life in prison, Manafort asks for leniency in Mueller case

Lawyers for Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, have asked a federal judge for leniency, ahead of Manafort's sentencing on witness-tampering and unregistered-lobbying...

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Venezuela's Guaido to visit Brazil in bid to keep pressure on Maduro

Venezuela's Guaido to visit Brazil in bid to keep pressure on Maduro

He claimed the build-up of USA troops in neighbouring countries suggests the Trump administration is "preparing a military invasion on an independent state". Over the weekend, security forces on the b...

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Storm slams western United States, raises flood fears to California

Storm slams western United States, raises flood fears to California

In neighboring Napa County, the Napa River in San Helena could also overflow. The nearby town of Monte Rio was also isolated by floodwaters and all roads leading to it were swamped. Parts of the Sonom...

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What is Geneva Convention of 1949? What does it say about PoWs?

What is Geneva Convention of 1949? What does it say about PoWs?

Wing Commander Varthaman is a member of the armed forces of a Party to the conflict - being an officer of the Indian Air Force - and therefore falls within this definition of a prisoner of war. "The ...

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Meet the 2019 Gerber ‘Spokesbaby’

Meet the 2019 Gerber ‘Spokesbaby’

Kairi's mom, Ying Vue, told Gerber . The Hmong are an ethnic group in East and Southeast Asia that have their own language and are primarily located in southern China, Vietnam, and Laos. This year,...

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Trudeau disagrees with Wilson-Raybould’s recounting of SNC-Lavalin events

Trudeau disagrees with Wilson-Raybould’s recounting of SNC-Lavalin events

Trudeau initially dismissed the allegations as "false" but has since said that, while he did discuss the SNC-Lavalin prosecution with Wilson-Raybould, the decision on the prosecution of the company wa...

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India, China and Russian Federation reaffirms strong opposition to terrorism

India, China and Russian Federation reaffirms strong opposition to terrorism

They said "those committing, orchestrating, inciting or supporting terrorist acts must be held accountable and brought to justice in accordance with existing worldwide commitments on countering terror...

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U.S. Cyber Force Cut Internet Access To Russian 'Troll Factory'

U.S. Cyber Force Cut Internet Access To Russian 'Troll Factory'

The Washington Post first reported earlier Tuesday that U.S. Cyber Command conducted a campaign previous year that briefly disrupted internet access at the St. Prosecutors said the agency is control...

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New Cuban constitution gets 87 percent approval | Ap Wire

New Cuban constitution gets 87 percent approval | Ap Wire

After Fidel Castro's death, his brother Raul Castro implemented reforms to reduce restrictions on private enterprise and encouraged foreign investment with public-private deals in the tourism, shippin...

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Driver in train-car crash was fleeing earlier crash

Driver in train-car crash was fleeing earlier crash

LIRR President Phillip Eng agreed with Brown and said he's looking into how to make it happen. We've confirmed that they were functioning, " he said. "Costs that should be borne by others are being bo...

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Cairo station fire: Train crash causes blaze which kills and injures dozens

Cairo station fire: Train crash causes blaze which kills and injures dozens

By GCR Staff0 CommentsFire engulfed Cairo's main rail station today after a locomotive slammed into a concrete buffer, causing an explosion. As of mid-day local time the death toll had reached 25, wit...

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Air Canada suspends service to Delhi as tensions rise on Asian subcontinent

The North American airline will operate a seasonal route, comprising four weekly flights between the cities from December 12, 2019 to the end of March 2020. Air Canada's flight from Toronto to Mumbai ...

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World's Smallest Baby Goes Home From the Hospital in Tokyo

World's Smallest Baby Goes Home From the Hospital in Tokyo

He was so small he fit in an adult's cupped hands. In Tokyo , Keio University Hospital quoted the boy's mother as saying, "Honestly speaking, I didn't know whether he could live, so I am really hap...

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Flight chaos as airspace above Pakistan closed amid escalating tensions

Flight chaos as airspace above Pakistan closed amid escalating tensions

These are the first aerial attacks to occur across the "Line of Control" that splits Kashmir since 1971, at which time the countries were at war. More than a thousand passengers were affected afte...

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US appeals court blesses AT&T’s $81B merger with Time Warner

US appeals court blesses AT&T’s $81B merger with Time Warner

Justice Department said it would not fight an appeals court ruling approving the deal. "We affirm the district court's order denying a permanent injunction of the merger", the panel wrote in their r...

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Data show many allegations of sex abuse of migrant children

Data show many allegations of sex abuse of migrant children

Thousands of unaccompanied minors caught crossing the southern border charged that they were sexually abused while in U.S. custody - including by staffers at the facilities where they were held. 26, 2...

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Stocks Surge After Trump Delays Tariff Increase

Stocks Surge After Trump Delays Tariff Increase

But the cracks in the global economy, the stock market turmoil in the fourth quarter, Trump's flagging approval rating, and the pressure from the onset of the 2020 presidential campaign seem to have a...

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US's Kushner in Gulf region to seek support for Mideast peace plan

US's Kushner in Gulf region to seek support for Mideast peace plan

White House adviser Jared Kushner is visiting Turkey on Wednesday to discuss and promote his Middle East peace plan, TRT World can confirm. A senior Iraqi official said the country would be intere...

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High winds push ice chunks from river onto parkway in Canada

High winds push ice chunks from river onto parkway in Canada

Wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour have hit the region, downing trees and causing power outages throughout western NY. The message to drivers went out Sunday just before 3 p.m. The strong winds aren...

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue demonstrates why hydrants are no-parking zones

Anaheim Fire & Rescue demonstrates why hydrants are no-parking zones

Some Twitter users questioned why the fire department needed to break the windows, though many applauded them for a job well done. Crews broke out the car's back window and ran the hose line through...

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Trump boasts daughter Ivanka has created 'millions of jobs' and gets roasted

Trump boasts daughter Ivanka has created 'millions of jobs' and gets roasted

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a blistering smackdown to Ivanka Trump on Tuesday via tweet. So, I think that this idea of a guaranteed minimum is not something most people want. Alexandria Ocasi...

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Lawmakers, first responders sound alarm on 9/11 fund

Lawmakers, first responders sound alarm on 9/11 fund

Stewart penned an op-ed for New York Daily News out Monday morning in which he lamented the news that the Justice Department is being forced to make drastic cuts to the VCF despite how first respo...

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United States airstrike kills 35 al-Shabab militants in central Somalia

United States airstrike kills 35 al-Shabab militants in central Somalia

In a statement, U.S. Africa Command said the strike took place on Sunday near Beledweyne, Hiran Region in Somalia. "We continue to support our Somali partners, especially when their operations provi...

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Vatican treasurer convicted of sexually abusing 13-year-old boys

Vatican treasurer convicted of sexually abusing 13-year-old boys

He exposed himself and forced them to perform oral sex on him. The charges on which Pell... The cleric, who remained free on bail throughout the proceedings, denied all the charges and an initial ...

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Why Kashmir remains an open wound between India, Pakistan

Why Kashmir remains an open wound between India, Pakistan

Purported video of the airman - bloodied, blindfolded and with his hands tied behind his back - has been shared online. India's foreign ministry branded Pakistan's videos as a "vulgar display" o...

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Social media users expose Alph Lukau ‘resurrected’ man as cameraman

Social media users expose Alph Lukau ‘resurrected’ man as cameraman

Lukau recently hit the news headlines after staging a fake resurrection of a man who had allegedly spent the weekend at the morgue and was brought to his church for prayers. "Can you imagine what a ...

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Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister

Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister

The 59-year old Mr Zarif, who has served as Mr Rouhani's foreign minister since 2013, has faced constant pressure and criticism from hardliners in the country as well as from the worldwide community a...

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Warmest February day on record as thermometer soars to 20.3C

Warmest February day on record as thermometer soars to 20.3C

A new English record has also been set with temperatures rising to 20.1C in Hampton, South-West London. Previously, 19.7C was the warmest temperature ever recorded in February in the United Kingdom,...

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Ivanka Trump: Americans don't want Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's job guarantees

Ivanka Trump: Americans don't want Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's job guarantees

Ocasio-Cortez made the decision as she saw many young staffers on Capitol Hill working grueling hours at near-pittance salaries (with the average rent cost $2,000 per month in Washington D.C.), whic...

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Fraud charges laid against 'resurrection' pastor Alph Lukau

Fraud charges laid against 'resurrection' pastor Alph Lukau

Kings & Queens wrote on their Facebook page: "As a Funeral Services Provider we do not offer services without documentation, neither do we repatriate bodies without any paperwork". "A dead man came ba...

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Landslide buries dozens at illegal Indonesian gold mine

Landslide buries dozens at illegal Indonesian gold mine

At least one person had been found dead and 13 others were injured in the Bolaang Mongondow region of North Sulawesi, a statement said. He said recovery efforts were still ongoing as many of those b...

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North Korea's Kim awaits Trump in Vietnam for second summit

North Korea's Kim awaits Trump in Vietnam for second summit

But Vietnam's Foreign Ministry said Monday that Trump is scheduled to land at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on the eve of the talks. During the first meet between the ...

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Pakistan shoots down two Indian military aircraft

Pakistan shoots down two Indian military aircraft

Local officials on the Pakistani side said at least four people had been killed and seven wounded, though it was unclear if the casualties were civilian or military. Ghafoor told a press conference ...

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IVANKA TO CORTEZ: The American People Don't Want 'Guaranteed Minimums'

IVANKA TO CORTEZ: The American People Don't Want 'Guaranteed Minimums'

The irony of someone like Ivanka speaking about income disparity when she's never been on disability, worked two jobs, struggled financially, or earned only minimum wage wasn't lost on the internet. T...

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25 dead in blaze at Cairo train station

Photographs on social media showed clouds of black smoke billowing from the building in central Cairo . Security sources told Reuters news agency that there was no indication the crash was delibe...

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