• US Cautions Russia over Military Mission in Venezuela
US Cautions Russia over Military Mission in Venezuela

It also comes three months after the Venezuelan and Russian army conducted joint military exercises in Venezuela. Venezuelan and Russian media reported that two Russian air force planes landed in the capital city of Caracas Monday, carrying a Russian defense official and almost 100 troops.

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  • No Deal Brexit 'Increasingly Likely' EU Says
No Deal Brexit 'Increasingly Likely' EU Says

David Lidington, the prime minister's de facto deputy, who voted to remain in the European Union , denied rumors of a plot to oust May, telling reporters that he was "100 percent behind" her. The original deadline for Britain to leave the European Union was March 29, but Prime Minister Theresa May secured a little more time from EU leaders to ...

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  • Michael Avenatti Faces Charges Over Alleged Nike Extortion
Michael Avenatti Faces Charges Over Alleged Nike Extortion

The U.S. Attorney's offices in NY and Los Angeles separately filed charges against Avenatti, with the California case accusing him of embezzling a client's money to cover his own debts, as well as using phony tax returns to obtain millions of dollars in loans from a bank.

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  • FEMA shared 2.3 million disaster survivors' personal information with contractor
FEMA shared 2.3 million disaster survivors' personal information with contractor

Hurricane Harvey , Irma , and Maria survivors, along with the California 2017 wildfires victims had their data shared inappropriately by FEMA officials, according to a report published this week by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General (OIG).

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  • River levels keep rising in already flooded US
River levels keep rising in already flooded US

The public health advisory came as utility crews struggled to replace broken pumps at a wastewater treatment plant submerged by floodwaters about 30 miles upstream in Leavenworth, Kansas, a town of 35,000 on the river's west bank. Almost 50 levee breaches have been confirmed in the Army Corp's Omaha district alone, encompassing the hardest hit part...

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  • People Evacuated After Suspicious Package Discovered At An Post In Limerick
People Evacuated After Suspicious Package Discovered At An Post In Limerick

Police believe it's linked to a number of similar devices sent to locations in the United Kingdom earlier this month . The package has now been sent for forensic and ballistic examination. Gardai are continuing to liaise with the British Authorities on their investigation. No-one was injured in any of the incidents in Britain. A group callin...

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  • Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack
Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack

A general view shows the scene of a suicide explosion after Al Shabab militants stormed a government building in Mogadishu , Somalia March 23, 2019. Gunmen stormed Somalia's ministries of labour and works after a suicide bombing at the gates of the building in Mogadishu , which is near the headquarters of the country's intelligence agency.

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  • Ivanka Trump quotes Abraham Lincoln after release of Russian Federation probe results
Ivanka Trump quotes Abraham Lincoln after release of Russian Federation probe results

With a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's findings expected to be delivered within hours, Democrats maintained that it is too early to raise the spectre of impeaching US President Donald Trump but suggested that they are keeping their options open.

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  • Philip Hammond wants parliament to have say on second Brexit referendum
Philip Hammond wants parliament to have say on second Brexit referendum

Huge crowds turned out on Saturday for an anti-Brexit protest march in London , where organisers claimed more than 1 million people attended. "Ikea Has Better Cabinets", said one placard. "She could act on issues like agency workers without changing a dot or comma of the withdrawal agreement". To get it passed, she must win over at least 75 MP...

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  • Netanyahu arrives in Washington as corruption allegations mount
Netanyahu arrives in Washington as corruption allegations mount

Israeli army has raised the state of alert in the occupied Golan Heights after the US President Donald Trump announced he would recognise Israel's sovereignty over the territory, Quds Press reported yesterday. Some of the Golan's 20,000 Druze residents serve in the IDF and maintain loyalty to the State of Israel. Netanyahu pronounced it a P...

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  • Mueller report latest: Trump laments 'illegal take-down that failed'
Mueller report latest: Trump laments 'illegal take-down that failed'

In a major political victory for Trump, who quickly hailed the announcement as " complete and total exoneration ", Mueller's almost two years of investigation ended with a finding that no one in Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated with the Russian government", according to a summary of Mueller's findings.

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  • Trump says China trade deal 'will probably happen'
Trump says China trade deal 'will probably happen'

The EU "frankly treats us as badly as China ", Trump said in the interview. In mid-July 2018, Trump said that Washington was considering the introduction of 20 percent duties on all vehicles assembled in the EU. Instead of making them over there, make them here. "Otherwise you don't have national security", Trump added. "I don't think they'r...

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  • Israel says Gaza rocket strikes home in central Israel
Israel says Gaza rocket strikes home in central Israel

She says the military has concluded that Gaza's militant Hamas rulers fired the rocket from one of their launching pads in the southern part of the coastal strip, near Rafah. Of the seven Israelis injured in the house on an agricultural community, three were children and all were members of one family. Hamas also announced that its Gaza chief...

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  • Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as NZ works to move on
Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as NZ works to move on

Many people responded to the tweet , with one person saying: "Our PM reflects the hearts of the New Zealand people". A Royal Commission of Inquiry is needed into New Zealand's security and intelligence agencies following the Christchurch terror attacks , the National Party leader says.

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  • Trump claims 'total exoneration' after Robert Mueller's findings are released
Trump claims 'total exoneration' after Robert Mueller's findings are released

Barr, nominated to his job by Trump last fall, said their decision was based on the evidence uncovered by Mueller and not based on whether a sitting president can be indicted. But while Mr Barr - who was appointed by Mr Trump - concluded that the President had not obstructed justice, he acknowledged that Mr Mueller himself was inconclusive on the q...

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  • Two Gazans killed during border protest
Two Gazans killed during border protest

Gaza medical officials say around 200 people have been killed since Palestinians launched the weekly border protests on March 30 past year, demanding the right to return to land from which their ancestors fled or were forced to flee during Israel's founding in 1948.

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  • Boeing Could Be Charged for Not Making 737 MAX Safety Upgrades Standard
Boeing Could Be Charged for Not Making 737 MAX Safety Upgrades Standard

A fix to the anti-stall system suspected in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet that killed 189 people in Indonesia is ready, industry sources said Saturday, as the company tries to avoid a lengthy grounding of its planes. Pilots from the three American carriers that fly Boeing 737 MAX planes tested software changes developed by Boeing to a key s...

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  • Brexit: Draft plans propose United Kingdom to get delay to 22 May
Brexit: Draft plans propose United Kingdom to get delay to 22 May

Several have warned that her comments blaming MPs will not help her chances of success. Luxembourg's prime minister, Xavier Bettel, spoke of his frustration with the late-running Brexit process, saying: "I have the feeling that I am in the waiting room for Godot and Godot is never coming".

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  • NY subway thug kicks old woman in head repeatedly
NY subway thug kicks old woman in head repeatedly

The incident happened as the train was stopped in the Bronx in New York City on March 10. The video was widely circulated online, leading to the arrest of the man. Police said the woman rode one more stop after the attacker left the train and then was treated by emergency services personnel for bleeding, swelling and cuts to her face, BuzzFee...

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  • Sydney Aiello, friend of United States school massacre victim, kills herself
Sydney Aiello, friend of United States school massacre victim, kills herself

Aiello was close friends with Meadow Pollack , one of 17 people to be killed by a mass shooter a year ago. The 19-year-old's mother says Aiello struggled with "survivor's guilt" and had recently been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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