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World News Stray leopard goes on six-hour rampage through Indian city
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The leopard pulled one man to the ground and gnawed at his arm before leaping over a nearby wall, seeing another man and wrestling him to the ground as well. Police and forest department officials arrived at the scene with a tranquiliser gun to capture the animal. The sleeping animal was put in a cage and taken to the Chhatbir Zoo (Punjab) where it will remain under observation for several days before its fate is decided.

World News Brexit: UK may need extra time, says foreign secretary
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The head of one of Northern Ireland's biggest business bodies has accused MPs of "going round in circles" on Brexit this week. A majority of MPs also voted in favour of an amendment to reject leaving without a deal. "The whole process looks like it's running down the clock by saying, well, it's either the problems and the difficulties of no deal or support a deal that's already been rejected by the House of Commons", he said.

World News U of I student found dead amid cold
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While the deadly cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, temperatures could still tumble to record lows in some places before the region begins to thaw out. Gerald Belz sent his girlfriend a message at about 12:30 Wednesday indicating that he was going to bed and that he did not plan on going out that night because of the weather, his father told KWWL.

World News Mother becomes first person convicted of female genital mutilation in the UK
Author: 0 Mother becomes first person convicted of female genital mutilation in the UK

The procedure is typically performed on girls aged between 5 and 8, but in some cases, FGM is performed on newborn infants or on young women prior to marriage or pregnancy. "Her mother then coached her to lie to the police so she wouldn't get caught but this ultimately failed". "These people were to "shut up" and 'freeze their mouths", said Ms.

World News Gov. Murphy tours damage left by Marcal Paper fire
Author: 0 Gov. Murphy tours damage left by Marcal Paper fire

Video from the scene showed billowing smoke and flames rising from the site less than 12 miles from Manhattan in downtown NY. The fire started around 5pm and the roof had caved in by 6.30pm. Soundview Paper Co . CEO Rob Baron, head of the company that owns the mill, said first responders "exhibited extraordinary bravery, commitment and skill risking their lives fighting this awful blaze in frigid conditions".

World News Bangkok flies drones, seeks better ideas to improve bad air
Author: 0 Bangkok flies drones, seeks better ideas to improve bad air

There are more people now wearing facemasks walking the streets, than not. "We will assess the situation on Saturday and Sunday to see whether there would be the need to close all schools further next week", Puttipong said, adding that some exams scheduled for the weekend might also need to be postponed.

World News U.S. Imposes Visa Ban On Ghana
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The United States periodically restricts visas when countries fail to allow its citizens, when removed from the USA, to be repatriated. Last year, Ghana had questioned the deportees' nationality and treatment. In 2017, 305 Ghanians were removed; in 2018, the number dipped to 243. At the time, he said the Ghanaians were at different stages of the deportation process.

World News DOC perplexed as little blue penguins stolen in Napier
Author: 0 DOC perplexed as little blue penguins stolen in Napier

The surviving little blue penguins, known locally as korora, were then wrapped in towels and driven away in a four-door auto. Hansen said it was "disturbing" that the thieves had chosen to target the animals when they were enclosed and defenceless.

World News European Union angers United Kingdom by calling Gibraltar a 'colony of the British Crown'
Author: 0 European Union angers United Kingdom by calling Gibraltar a 'colony of the British Crown'

The UK's ambassador to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, objected to it at a meeting in Brussels earlier. British Prime Minister Theresa May considers the move "unacceptable", a spokesperson for the British leader told EL PAÍS. The row was triggered by a footnote on the draft European Council document which states: "Gibraltar is a colony of the British Crown". The decision is now being passed to the European Parliament for its approval.

World News Elizabeth Warren has apologized to the Cherokee Nation for her DNA test
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren has apologized to the Cherokee Nation for her DNA test

Elizabeth Warren has privately and quietly apologized for a DNA test that conclusively showed she was no more than 1/1024th American Indian. "I do think Elizabeth Warren's been hurt very badly with the Pocahontas trap". Warren had repeatedly dealt with questions about why she had listed herself as Native American in staff directories during her time in higher education throughout her Senate campaign in 2016.

World News 3.1-magnitude quake reported near Glenwood Springs
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A strong quake struck Friday near the coast of southern Mexico, causing tall buildings to sway hundreds of miles away in the capital. Buildings swayed in Mexico City , more than 550 miles away. - at Municipalidad de Santa Lucia Milpas Altas". One local said he felt "1 min of gentle shakes" while another said experienced "strong" shakes in Antigua Guatemala.

World News Rep. Ilhan Omar Says 'Don't Mind' The GOP Rep Calling Her 'Anti-Semitic'
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Omar, who is one of the first female Muslim members of Congress, was asked how the US can help make peace between Israelis and Palestinians in a sit down Yahoo News interview that aired Tuesday. Tlaib and Omar were elected as the nation's first Muslim congresswomen in November. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) on Tuesday lamented that the United States strongly supports Israel and considers the Jewish state, the only democracy in the Middle East, a democratic state.

World News 21 killed as Polar Vortex freezes US Midwest | newkerala.com #96346
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Tens of millions of Americans braved Arctic-like temperatures on Thursday as low as minus 56 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 49 Celsius) that paralyzed the US Midwest and were blamed for at least 21 deaths during the polar vortex. Wednesday was the second-coldest day in Chicago's history. Amtrak train services that had been halted since Wednesday in Chicago's hub resumed on Friday, as did U.S.

World News Gunman kills 1 on Corsica; police don't see terror motive
Author: 0 Gunman kills 1 on Corsica; police don't see terror motive

The man, whose name has not been released by authorities, then opened fire on the officers before fleeing to his apartment building, located nearby in the Montesoro district in the south of Bastia. The suspect, reportedly a man in his 60s, is known to police but his motives for the attack are unclear. Police said an officer was among the people injured.

World News Sarah Sanders: Donald Trump Is President Because God Wanted Him There
Author: 0 Sarah Sanders: Donald Trump Is President Because God Wanted Him There

There are surely many supporters of President Donald Trump around the country who believe God wanted him to become the leader of the free world, but Sarah Huckabee Sanders explicitly said so on Wednesday. "Look, the president's made clear that we support Christians, that we support the Kurds", said Sanders. In addition, U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller was described by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker last week as close to finishing his investigation into whether Trump's ...

World News Trump Jr. didn't call dad before meeting with Russians
Author: 0 Trump Jr. didn't call dad before meeting with Russians

In 1996, Lorber traveled to Moscow with Trump as they worked on a plan for a building construction, according to the New York Times . Previously, some Congressional Democrats speculated that Don Jr. There are also a number of unresolved questions about the wider Russian Federation investigation, including about the Trump campaign's contact, via intermediaries, with WikiLeaks, and meetings that its former campaign chairman had with a business associate who's been linked to Russia's military ...

World News Doug Collins, Lindsey Graham demand answers in Roger Stone FBI raid
Author: 0 Doug Collins, Lindsey Graham demand answers in Roger Stone FBI raid

At least a dozen Federal Bureau of Investigation agents donning shoulder weapons, body armor and fatigues arrived at Stone's Florida home and arrested him last week , in a dramatic raid that was captured by CNN . Senator Graham also wonders (like Carlson) how CNN happened to have Stone's home staked out when the television-friendly apprehension of Stone went down.

World News Texas Bishop Tweets Call For Gov. Cuomo’s Excommunication
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The bill, the so-called Reproductive Health Act, codifies Roe v. Wade in NY law and removes abortion from the state criminal code, legalizing the procedure up to the moment of birth in cases where the mother's life or health are endangered or where the baby is non-viable.

World News Brexit may have to be delayed, says Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt
Author: 0 Brexit may have to be delayed, says Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

That's why, despite everything that's happened, the United Kingdom is back where it was before the deal was even agreed - looking for a way out, but now much closer to the cliff edge of 29 March. "If we can overcome those two issues, which I think we can, then we will be able to have substantive discussions", he said. "Brexit is the clear and present danger and, with thousands of jobs on the line, we urge all parties to do whatever it takes to save us from 'no deal, ' " Hawes said.

World News Senator Arashukov, suspect of murders, was taken to Moscow court
Author: 0 Senator Arashukov, suspect of murders, was taken to Moscow court

A Russian lawmaker has been arrested on murder charges while inside Russia's upper house of parliament on Wednesday, state media report . The speaker of the Federal Assembly banned the press from the parliamentary session, paving the way for a vote to strip Arashukov of his parliamentary immunity.

World News Cory Booker announces run for presidency in 2020
Author: 0 Cory Booker announces run for presidency in 2020

In his announcement video, Booker also notes that he is "the only senator who goes home to a low-income, inner city community" in Newark, "the first community that took a chance on me". "It is not a matter of can we, it's a matter of do we have the collective will, the American will?" he added. They added that Booker - who turns 50 in April - will return to New Hampshire over President's Day weekend.

World News Man caught on video doing 'fake slip and fall' for insurance fraud
Author: 0 Man caught on video doing 'fake slip and fall' for insurance fraud

Prosecutors alleged that Alexander Goldinsky, 57, filed a false insurance claim for the ambulance service and treatment he received at a local hospital for the injuries he claimed to have sustained from the fall. He was released on a summons and he's scheduled to appear in court on February 7. Prosecutors say it's still an active investigation, and ask anyone with information to give them a call.

World News United States announces withdrawal from INF missile treaty
Author: 0 United States announces withdrawal from INF missile treaty

Signed by the USA and the USSR back in 1987, the INF Treaty has been a cornerstone of European security for years. "For far too long, Russian Federation has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with impunity, covertly developing and fielding a prohibited missile system that poses a direct threat to our allies and troops overseas", Trump said in a statement.

World News Facebook, Twitter Delete Thousands of ‘Disinformation’ Accounts Without Proof
Author: 0 Facebook, Twitter Delete Thousands of ‘Disinformation’ Accounts Without Proof

Facebook said Thursday the accounts spent about $30,000 on advertisements, paid for in US dollars, British pounds, Canadian dollars and euros. "We can not confirm whether any of these events actually occurred". The accounts, some of which had been active since 2010, had garnered about 2 million followers on Facebook and more than 250,000 followers on Instagram.

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