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Klobuchar "feared sabotage from her own team", even suggesting in one email that there was a mole, the Times reported . Her treatment of employees, particularly her parental leave policy - which technically required employees to pay back their leave compensation if they didn't stay on staff long enough afterward - is genuine cause for concern.
  • Woman dies after eating at Michelin starred restaurant in Spain, probe launched

    Woman dies after eating at Michelin starred restaurant in Spain, probe launched

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    He said initial inspections found that the restaurant is in compliance with all health regulations, and they're now awaiting test results. Calvo had visited the restaurant with her husband and son to celebrate her husband's birthday. Forensic teams are working to determine whether the woman could have been poisoned by something she ate, or whether she may have choked on her own vomit.
  • Powerful 7.5 quake strikes Peru-Ecuador border region, no tsunami warning

    Powerful 7.5 quake strikes Peru-Ecuador border region, no tsunami warning

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    The USGS's initial reading assessed the quake, which occurred at 5:17am local time (1017 GMT), at magnitude 7 .7. A second natural disaster, measured at 5.5 struck eastern Ecuador about 20 minutes later at a depth of 82 km. "Let us always stay informed through official channels", the president wrote. None of three tremors had the right features to trigger a tsunami alert, the Navy's Oceanographic Institute said.
  • Dream Comes True For The Pensioner Finally Able To Honour His Heroe

    Dream Comes True For The Pensioner Finally Able To Honour His Heroe

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    A service in memory of the crew of the Mi Amigo and of the thousands of American airmen who died during World War Two in the skies over Europe will be held shortly afterwards, commencing at 2pm in St. "Tony, it's always been about those 10 men who you think saved your life 75 years ago". The headstones of Staff Sergeant Harry W Estabrooks, Sergeant Maurice D Robbins and Sergeant Charles H Tuttle were dressed on Friday with sand from Omaha Beach in Normandy, France.
  • Dianne Feinstein rebuffs young climate activists' calls for Green New Deal

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    The Green New Deal , championed by Democrats Sen. The girl responded that she's 16 years old. The senator interrupted, "That resolution will not pass the Senate". The students passionately urged the California Democrat to support the legislation. Kamala D. Harris (Calif.), Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.), Cory Booker (N.J.) and Elizabeth Warren (Mass.).
  • Brexit plan proves Irish border issue was scaremongering - DUP

    Brexit plan proves Irish border issue was scaremongering - DUP

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    The organisation's Northern Ireland director, Angela McGowan, warned that businesses could face hefty tariffs as trading relationships with customers both inside and outside the European Union are put at risk following a no deal exit. Still, the two sides are still holding talks, which the United Kingdom has called "constructive". Prime Minister Theresa May is set to hold further talks with European Council chief Donald Tusk on the margins of the EU-Arab League summit in Sharm el-Sheik ...
  • US to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout: White House

    US to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout: White House

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    In December, Trump declared victory over the Islamic State group in Syria, even though thousands of extremists remain and fighting continues around their last holdout. He made a decision to leave some troops due to pressures from advisors who tend to ensure the protection of Kurdish forces who supported the fight against ISIL and who might now be threatened by Turkey.
  • Boeing 767 cargo plane crashes near Houston, killing 3 people

    Boeing 767 cargo plane crashes near Houston, killing 3 people

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    The aircraft's last reported altitude was 3,000 feet and the last data received from the aircraft to FlightRadar24 occurred at 12:39 p.m. central time. The airplane reportedly had three people aboard it when it crashed into a bay just east of the city. Please contact local search and rescue officials for further information about the emergency response .
  • Julie Bishop to quit parliament at the election

    Julie Bishop to quit parliament at the election

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    She is not concerned this means one less woman in parliament as she has been contacted by a number of people, including a number of impressive women, interested in taking her place, if she chose not to re-contest. Words used by former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull to describe Bishop in the wake of the announcement include " elegant ". " Julie Bishop is a giant of the Liberal Party and she has been a ground breaker for women in public life", he said.
  • N. Korean leader departs for Hanoi by train

    N. Korean leader departs for Hanoi by train

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    Kim Jong Un is travelling to Hanoi for the summit with Donald Trump On February 27-28. While multiple sources reported that the North Korean leader was on board, Pyongyang did not confirm the reports, as Kim's travel schedule remains shrouded in secrecy.
  • Cargo Jet Crashes Near Houston, 3 Crew Aboard

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    Dave Clark , senior vice president of Worldwide Operations at Amazon , said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the flight crew, their families and friends along with the entire team at Atlas Air during this bad tragedy". According to FlightRadar the jet had departed Miami at 11.33 local time and was scheduled to arrive at Houston Intercontinental at 12.53 local time.
  • Dozens die after drinking tainted bootleg liquor in India's north

    Dozens die after drinking tainted bootleg liquor in India's north

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    As many as 20 others are seriously ill in the incident that happened at the Halmira tea estate in Golaghat district of Assam on Thursday night. At least 59 people died in Golaghat district, according to Dhiren Hazarika, a local administrator, and 43 more people died in the neighboring district of Jorhat, suggesting that the illegal alcohol came from a nearby source.
  • Venezuelan soldiers kill two in clash over aid on Brazilian border

    Venezuelan soldiers kill two in clash over aid on Brazilian border

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    Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil yesterday, killing two, as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block US -backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation. There is a lot of discontent within the National Guard, he told the weekly Semana, adding that other soldiers might follow his example. As Venezuela's political turmoil drags on, allies of Juan Guaido, who is being recognized by more than 50 nations as the country's ...
  • Nigeria counting votes in presidential election dogged by delays

    Nigeria counting votes in presidential election dogged by delays

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    Nigerian security authorities are now openly acknowledging an extremist attack in the northeast city of Maiduguri shortly before voting began on Saturday. Traffic restrictions were in place across the country, which also closed its borders. He urged Nigerians to come out and vote as he had. "I will congratulate myself".
  • 'Horror House' parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

    'Horror House' parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

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    In the 911 call that led to the siblings' rescue - obtained by CNN - the 17-year-old who escaped can be heard struggling to tell the operator her home address, saying "I've never been out". Ropes were originally used as restraints, but as he grew older, he said he learned how to free himself, so the ropes were replaced with chains. Jack Osborn, an attorney who represents the seven adult children in probate court, said they were happy the guilty plea spared them from testifying.