• National Peace Accord: Bill Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria, gives reasons

    National Peace Accord: Bill Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria, gives reasons

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    The statement said: "President Clinton appreciates General Abdulsalami Abubakar and the Nigerian National Peace Committee's invitation to travel to Nigeria". The coalition, under the banner of Coalition of Political Parties in Lagos State (COPPILS), declared its support for the president at an event held in Surulere, noting that the decision was based on the president's achievements in the last three years.
  • Man Arrested in Kidnapping Death of NY Woman

    Man Arrested in Kidnapping Death of NY Woman

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    Sweeney Jr. said. Javier de Silva, 24, was arrested Monday night in Queens, New York , police told ABC News. 'New Rochelle Police Detectives accompanied by Greenwich Police Detectives, arrested a suspect in NY who had fraudulently used the ATM card of homicide victim Valerie Reyes .
  • California Governor Newsom swipes at Trump, cuts water, rail projects

    California Governor Newsom swipes at Trump, cuts water, rail projects

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    As for the other alleged benefits of the high-speed rail, the Reason Foundation (the non-profit that publishes this website) has been warning all along that the train would lose millions of dollars a year, wouldn't be anywhere near as fast as promised, would cost too much to ride, and would not reach anywhere near the ridership estimates that the California High-Speed Rail Authority projected.
  • McConnell plans to bring Green New Deal to Senate vote

    McConnell plans to bring Green New Deal to Senate vote

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    Even leading Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. And then there are the guaranteed jobs "with a family sustaining wage". Kamala Harris D-Calif., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Cory Booker, D-N.J.
  • UK to send largest aircraft carrier to Pacific

    UK to send largest aircraft carrier to Pacific

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    Speaking at the Royal United Services Institute , Mr Williamson also confirmed the government will invest £1.8 billion in cyber warfare defences to protect against foreign powers. Williamson will also highlight US-UK military relations while echoing Trump's call for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to increase their spending, citing a need to better handle what Williamson calls Russian provocations.
  • Russia A Step Closer To Separating Its Internet From Global Network

    Russia A Step Closer To Separating Its Internet From Global Network

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    It will keep all the data that are circulating between the citizens and organisations in Russian within the borders of the country instead of passing through worldwide routes. Russian lawmakers backed tighter Internet controls on Tuesday to defend against foreign meddling in draft legislation that critics warn could disrupt Russia's Internet and be used to stifle dissent.
  • U.S.' Mnuchin hopes for 'productive' trade meetings in China

    U.S.' Mnuchin hopes for 'productive' trade meetings in China

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    China hopes that the upcoming round of its trade negotiations with the United States will bring positive results, Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday. USA campaign against Huawei faces challenge in Eastern Europe / WSJ (paywall)"In the Czech Republic, officials have taken opposite sides on how to balance security concerns raised by the US, and the country's own cybersecurity officials, with the desire for Chinese investment, trade and business opportunities".
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren Formally Launches 2020 Presidential Run

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren Formally Launches 2020 Presidential Run

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    So, our job as we start rolling into the next election is not just to respond on a daily basis. "Let him make a full report to the American people and then collectively we can make the decision about what the appropriate next step is". Warren has said the story of Pocahontas long has "been taken away by powerful people who twisted it to serve their own purposes". "In fact, he may not even be a free person", she added.
  • ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Convicted on All Counts, Faces Life in Prison

    ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Convicted on All Counts, Faces Life in Prison

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    Over the course of two and a half months, a jury of eight women and four men in Brooklyn federal court heard testimony about unspeakable torture and ghastly murders, epic corruption at almost every level of Mexico's government, narco-mistresses and naked subterranean escapes, gold-plated AK-47s and monogrammed, diamond-encrusted pistols.
  • Newborn Baby Abandoned In The Middle Of The Road

    Newborn Baby Abandoned In The Middle Of The Road

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    A newborn baby in the United States has been rescued after she was found abandoned in the middle of the road with her umbilical cord still attached. The carrier, Aurelio Fuentes, told the Fresno Bee her umbilical cord was still attached.
  • Spaniards demand PM’s resignation in Madrid rally

    Spaniards demand PM’s resignation in Madrid rally

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    The leaders of Spain's main three right wing parties - the conservative Popular Party (PP), centre-right Ciudadanos (Citizens) and far right Vox, had called the demonstration after the government's proposal to appoint a rapporteur in talks amongst political parties created to come up with agreement over the problem.
  • Bill to create separate Russian internet gets first approval

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    The network test is meant to ensure that the Russian internet can operate if cut off. The bill passed its first reading by 334 votes to 47 after an unusually heated debate in the State Duma, where many lawmakers from minority parties criticised it as too costly and argued that it was not written by experts.
  • Chimp break-out at Belfast Zoo prompts call for safety review

    Chimp break-out at Belfast Zoo prompts call for safety review

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    Pressure is growing for a review of safety measures at Belfast Zoo after chimpanzees escaped from their enclosure. A visitor to the zoo caught footage of the breakout and posted it on social media. "It may have been a different story if it had been aggressive but it absolutely wasn't". The escape was the second at the zoo this year after a red panda went missing overnight before being discovered in a nearby garden.
  • Texas man enters abandoned home to smoke weed, finds tiger instead

    Texas man enters abandoned home to smoke weed, finds tiger instead

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    Packages of meat were discovered with the animal. "More often than not it gets big, it gets expensive, it gets risky, and they end up turning the animal in or abandoning it". "It's a lovely animal and we want it to live a happy healthy life". The shelter, which takes in more than 26,000 animals each year, is still trying to find a long-term facility to take the tiger.