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World News London Zoo tiger mauled to death by its new mate
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The two animals had been kept separated in adjoining areas since Asim's arrival so they could get used to each other. The zoo explained that any introductions involving large cats always run an incredibly high risk, no matter how prepared the keepers may be.

World News Yemen: UAE recklessly supplying militias with windfall of Western arms
Author: 0 Yemen: UAE recklessly supplying militias with windfall of Western arms

Some arms may have also made their way into the hands of Iranian-backed Houthi rebels . Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners, including the United Arab Emirates , are using the American weapons as a way to buy the loyalty of militias or tribes, support their allies and influence the political landscape, CNN reported , citing local commanders and military analysts.

World News CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Baby on board
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The father asked another passenger for a light and proceeded to take a smoke break. The timestamp on the video shows about a minute elapsed between the time the man stepped off the train until the time the doors close. The incident took place on a Rapid Transit train as it departed Windermere Station in Cleveland, Ohio , last month. Luckily, a passenger called the authorities and officials returned to the station, where the father was reunited with the child immediately.

World News SCOTUS blocks Louisiana abortion law from taking effect
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With the injunction, the Supreme Court will likely be forced to consider the law in an upcoming session. Well, Justice Brett Kavanaugh just made a whole lot of conservatives really , really happy. Supporters of abortion rights fear that the court's conservative majority - solidified by the addition of Donald Trump's nominees Neil Gorsuch and Kavanaugh - will move to chip away at abortion rights if not eventually all but overturn the landmark Supreme Court opinions of Roe v.

World News U.S. thanks Vietnam for hosting summit with N.Korea
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The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that it "strongly supports" the U.S. The U.S. leader and top officials have repeatedly stressed the economic benefits for North Korea if it gives up its nuclear weapons program. North Korean state media marked Friday's anniversary with articles lauding founding leader Kim Il Sung . North Korea has since insisted that US-led sanctions against the country should be lifted before there's any progress in nuclear negotiations, and Kim has yet to ...

World News Florida official accused of face-licking and groping resigns
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Despite claiming she is totally innocent of the charges, Madeira Beach City Commissioner Nancy Oakley resigned on Tuesday, Fox News reported. The Florida Commission on Ethics fined Oakley $5,000 in January and called on Republican Gov. Crawford's complaint added that Oakley groped his crotch and rear end. Oakley, according to the Times, did not plan to run for re-election and her run as city commissioner would've ended in March.

World News Senate Panel Approves Trump’s Attorney General Nominee William Barr
Author: 0 Senate Panel Approves Trump’s Attorney General Nominee William Barr

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., who sets the floor schedule, tweeted Thursday that Barr "has the experience and is eminently qualified" and he expects he will be confirmed next week. Prior to joining the Justice Department, Barr worked with the White House Domestic Policy staff for a year under then-President Ronald Reagan. But Democrats said Thursday that Barr's comments did not go far enough to reassure them.

World News Man charged in shooting of school bus driver on I-35W
Author: 0 Man charged in shooting of school bus driver on I-35W

Minneapolis Public Schools confirmed one of its students was on the bus at the time of the incident and was unharmed. The video is hard to see, but shows what appear to be a couple gun flashes right away. Lilly has worked as an armed guard for Brooklyn Center based, Statewide Protective Agency since 2015. The driver told Lilly he could not come in because there was a child onboard.

World News Police tell Waze to stop pinpointing their checkpoints
Author: 0 Police tell Waze to stop pinpointing their checkpoints

Helen Witty, national president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, was reluctant to address the specifics of the letter without more information, but she noted that sobriety checkpoints were frequently publicised in advance and that even when drivers were warned about them, they served their goal.

World News Trump, not particularly vigilant about diet, gets physical exam
Author: 0 Trump, not particularly vigilant about diet, gets physical exam

Conley said that the president was not sedated at any point during the examination. Conley said Trump did not undergo any procedures requiring sedation or anesthesia, meaning he did not have a colonoscopy. With the White House kitchen too understaffed to cater a meal, Trump stepped in: He ordered burgers, french fries and pizza. While observers may have rolled their eyes at Jackson's obsequiousness, Trump loved the performance and soon after nominated Jackson to be VA Secretary.

Author: 0 Venezuelans not ‘beggars,’ give humanitarian aid to Colombians — Maduro

CNN reported that Guaido "is begging the military to let the goods enter the country, but President Nicolas Maduro [is] having none of it, insisting 'we are not beggars, '" and refusing to accept the charity. The official declined to provide details on the discussions or the level at which they are being held, and it was unclear whether such contacts could create cracks in the Venezuelan socialist leader's support from the military, which is pivotal to his grip on power.

World News Virginia House Dems Seek More Time on Resignation Demands
Author: 0 Virginia House Dems Seek More Time on Resignation Demands

Democrats in the Commonwealth of Virginia are drowning in political scandals at the moment. He insists the encounter with the woman was consensual. A photo also surfaced from Mr. It's also worth noting that Norment is not in the line of succession to the Governorship, but the fact that these revelations are continuing is just adding to the chaos that is enveloping Richmond even as the legislature tries to get its job done, a job which includes getting a budget for the new Fiscal Year, ...

World News Pope confirms sexual abuse of nuns by priests
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Francis confirmed to reporters that certain orders of nuns have and in some cases still do suffer sexual abuse at the hands of male clergy, noting that his predecessor Pope Benedict XVI dissolved an entire order of nuns because male clerics subjected them to sexual slavery.

World News Trump weighs in on Virginia Democrats’ woes
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Blackface has entered the national conversation once again - this time after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Attorney General Mark Herring admitted that they wore blackface decades ago. The 57-year-old Herring came clean after rumours about the existence of a blackface photo of him began circulating at the Capitol. Mr Herring would be next in line to be governor after Mr Fairfax.

World News 68 million girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030
Author: 0 68 million girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030

According to Mr. Guterres, it "is rooted in gender inequalities and power imbalances - and it sustains them by limiting opportunities for girls and women to realize their rights and full potential". This harmful practice can cause severe bleeding and serious health problems: cysts, infections , infertility and complications in childbirth, as well as an increased risk of newborn deaths .

World News Methylamphetamine destined for Australia and worth $1.29 billion seized in US
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Australian and United States authorities on Friday announced they had seized around a billion dollars worth of methylamphetamine - or "ice" - in a bust that revealed new ties between Mexican cartels and Aussie biker gangs. "We continue to pay top dollar for drugs in this country". "This cartel is among one of the most powerful and violent drug trafficking syndicates in the world".

World News US Border Security Talks Progressing: Negotiators
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Wary of publicly highlighting those intraparty divisions, Trump made no mention of an emergency declaration in his remarks. "If we can work within some of the parameters that we talked about today - that we'll keep to ourselves - I think he would sign it", Shelby said .

World News Cat Found Nearly Frozen Makes 'Amazing' Recovery at Montana Animal Clinic
Author: 0 Cat Found Nearly Frozen Makes 'Amazing' Recovery at Montana Animal Clinic

It was not clear how long the cat had been there, but the temperature that afternoon in Kalispell was just below freezing . Her owners discovered her buried in the snow near their Kalispell, Montana , home on January 31. "Excellent save! So glad the veterinarians and technicians and the owner worked hard to save this cat", said one commenter. It was only after Fluffy was taken to an emergency room a few hours later that she began to show real signs of recovery.

World News Matt Whitaker Tries Bailing On Congressional Testimony After Democrats Threaten Subpoena
Author: 0 Matt Whitaker Tries Bailing On Congressional Testimony After Democrats Threaten Subpoena

The questions mostly dealt with Whitaker's communications with President Trump and the White House about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and other Trump-linked DOJ probes. "I remain willing to appear to testify tomorrow, provided that the chairman assures me that the committee will not issue a subpoena today or tomorrow, and that the committee will engage in good faith negotiations before taking such a step down the road", Whitaker said in a statement.

World News Come on the County - a closer look at Newport’s FA Cup exploits
Author: 0 Come on the County - a closer look at Newport’s FA Cup exploits

Pep Guardiola has won the Premier League, League Cup and Community Shield since arriving at the Etihad Stadium in 2016, with the FA Cup the only domestic trophy to elude him so far. Wilmott was the provider as he whizzed in a unsafe ball for the 30-year-old to smash past Greek shot-stopper Dimitrios Konstantopoulos. "As soon as the whistle went, he ran up to me and said could he go".

World News Trump praises Karen Pence at National Prayer Breakfast
Author: 0 Trump praises Karen Pence at National Prayer Breakfast

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are being asked to set aside "tribal divisions" to do good. During last year's prayer breakfast, Trump spoke of a collective desire to "worship without fear", a nod to religious freedom concerns, an issue that resonates with evangelicals, who have been particularly concerned about their personal freedoms and the status of Christianity in society.

World News France says 'unacceptable' that Italy's Di Maio met 'yellow vests'
Author: 0 France says 'unacceptable' that Italy's Di Maio met 'yellow vests'

France is recalling its ambassador to Italy amid mounting tensions relating to yellow vest protesters. "Today with Alessandro Di Battista [fellow M5S politician], we made a trip to France and we met the leader of the Yellow Vests Cristophe Chalençon and the candidates in the European elections..." Relations soured after Italy's populist government came to power last June, with the rare step of France and Italy failing to hold a traditional joint summit past year.

World News British football fan arrested for wearing Qatar top in UAE
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Arsenal supporter Ali Issa Ahmad was arrested after sporting the strip at the Asian Cup match between the 2022 World Cup hosts and Iraq on January 22. "He was categorically not arrested for wearing a Qatar football shirt". 'We understand from the authorities in Sharjah emirate that Mr Issa Ahmad, a dual Sudanese-British citizen, presented himself to the police station there in January claiming he had been harassed and beaten up by UAE national football fans for cheering the Qatar team ...

World News Storm Erik declared by Met Éireann - Orange weather warning called
Author: 0 Storm Erik declared by Met Éireann - Orange weather warning called

The status orange wind warnings apply to the coastal counties of Mayo, Galway and Donegal, with a status yellow warning for the rest of the country. This orange warning will be valid from 5am to 1pm on Friday. Mr Lang added: "Where the winds are strongest there could be some disruption to transport, with delays and bridge closures possible". High seas and coastal flooding are also expected.

World News Uganda tourism: 'Curvy women' comments prompt backlash
Author: 0 Uganda tourism: 'Curvy women' comments prompt backlash

Uganda has announced they will be using handsome curvy women as a strategy to promote tourism in the country, a statement which has sparked outrage online. To think women can be used as sex objects in this age and time is an absurdity and we condemn it. Female Ugandan activists on Thursday slammed a government campaign to use "curvy women" as a tourism "product", which has sparked a furore in the east African nation.

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