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Man shot by police after Traumatic several people in Marseille

A man has assaulted pedestrians with a knife in Marseille, France, injuring at least two people. The attacker was confronted and shot by the police, local media reports. The incident took place in central Marseille on Tuesday. A person wielding a knife attacked passersby, wounding at least two people, AFP reported. Other media outlets, however,…

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Up to 12 Individuals buried in Swiss avalanche — Accounts

Valais police confirmed that several people were buried in an avalanche at a ski station in the Swiss Alps. Local reports claim as many as 12 may be trapped in the snow. Police in the Canton of Valais said there was an avalanche on the Plaine-Morte ski track in the Crans-Montana municipality at about 2:15pm…

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Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld has Expired — Accounts

Iconic Chanel fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, known as the Kaiser for his enormous contribution to the industry, has died aged 85. He had reportedly been ill for weeks. German-born Lagerfeld, one of the most renowned and prolific modern fashion designers, was creative director at the French luxury brand Chanel at the time of his death.…

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Merkel blames’outside influence’ for children’ climate change demonstration… but could it just be a demonstration?

Talking almost in one breath about Russia, “hybrid warfare” and widespread environmental protests among schoolchildren across Europe is not bizarre paranoia, but a deliberate tactic, RT has been told. Centrist forces in Europe as well as in the US “have been trying to deflect attention to Russia whenever there are key issues that are coming…

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Terrific Barrier Reef Bark becomes 1st official’climate change extinction’

Australia’s government has declared the Bramble Cay melomys extinct, making it what is believed to be the first mammalian casualty directly attributed to man-made climate change. The official declaration on Tuesday by Australia’s Environment Ministry was long-expected, as a wide-ranging survey of the critter’s habitat in 2014 found no traces of the species. The rat…

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Trump defies each restraint

Washington (CNN)It’s a high bar given the wild swings of his two years in power, but Donald Trump seems more untethered to any traditional notion of the presidency than ever.A profound question when Trump entered the Oval Office was whether his unruly, improvisational nature would be tamed by the magnitude of his new responsibilities and…

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Bernie Sanders launches presidential campaign

(CNN)After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.”I am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will…

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2 jets from India’s Air Force aerobatics team collide mid-air (VIDEO)

One pilot died after two aircraft from the Indian Air Force (INF) aerobatics team, known as Surya Kiran (Rays of the Sun), crashed while rehearsing for Aero India Show 2019. There were three pilots in total on both jets – one died while the two others ejected safely, local media reported, citing officials.Footage from the…

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Vatican admits to having Covert rules for priests who breach celibacy & Daddy children

The Vatican has admitted to having an internal set of guidelines which urge the clergy to “voluntarily” leave their service to the Catholic Church in case they ever father children in violation of their vows of celibacy. The “internal document” focuses on the “fundamental principle” of child protection by “requesting” the ordained leave the priesthood…

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‘They wish to enslave us!’ Maduro slams Trump’s ultimatum &’Nazi-style’ assault on socialism

Nicolas Maduro has slammed Donald Trump’s belligerent rhetoric and his crusade against socialism after US president effectively ordered Venezuelan military to support opposition leader Juan Guaido, if they care about their future. “Who is the commander of the armed forces, Donald Trump from Miami?” president Maduro wondered aloud after the US leader virtually issued an…

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Visegrad summit canceled over Israel-Poland Holocaust spat

(CNN)A summit of central European leaders in Israel has been canceled after Israeli officials sparked outrage by accusing Poland of complicity during the Holocaust.Poland pulled out of the summit on Monday in protest over remarks made by acting Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz, who said Sunday that Poles had “collaborated with the Nazis” during World…

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16 says file lawsuit to prevent Trump’s federal emergency announcement

(CNN)Sixteen states on Monday evening filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration.The group of states, led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, filed the lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of California.”We’re going to try to halt the President from violating the Constitution, the separation of powers, from…

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Hong Kong intends to jail vapers. But will it make them quit?

(CNN)Robert Chan lit his first cigarette aged 18. He quickly became hooked, smoking 15 a day for more than a decade.Like so many other smokers, Hong Kong-based Chan didn’t savor his addiction. He wanted to quit smoking cigarettes, but struggled to end his nicotine habit.Two years ago, on his 30th birthday, Chan started using a…

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Bill Gates: Cow fart among greatest issues

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds.JUST WATCHEDBill Gates says cow farts are one of the biggest problemsReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCHBill Gates explains how no one knows how to stop bovine flatulence, a major contributor to climate change.Source: CNNStories worth watching (15 Videos)Bill Gates says cow…

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‘You will lose everything!’ Trump issues ultimatum to Venezuelan military, says all options are available

US President Donald Trump warned the Venezuelan military that they are risking their lives and future by supporting President Maduro in a heated speech that left “all options” open to bring democracy in the Latin American country. “We seek a peaceful transition of power, but all options are open,” Trump declared, speaking at Florida International…

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Why UK report on’digital gangster’ Facebook is a thinly veiled call for censorship

A new UK 108-page report on “disinformation and fake news” online strongly reprimands Facebook for its ongoing misuse of personal data — but also casually promotes unprecedented levels of political censorship on social media. The report, which is the culmination of an 18-month investigation by a UK parliamentary committee, lambastes Facebook over its failure to…

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‘End of free Address ‘: Maffick CEO, Sponsor slam Facebook’s unprovoked’censorship’ Following CNN report

Facebook blocking several pages operated by Maffick Media is nothing short of outright censorship, the company’s CEO Anissa Naouai said, after a US-funded think tank pointed them out to CNN for a ‘hit-piece’. The actions of the social media giant, which suspended the accounts of In the Now, Soapbox, Back Then and Waste-Ed last Friday…

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‘Mastermind’ of Kashmir suicide car bomb attack killed after 12-hour siege

The suspected mastermind behind the terrorist attack in Pulwama in the disputed Kashmir region that took the lives of 44 paramilitary police officers has been killed by Indian security forces following a 12-hour gun battle. Kamran, believed to be an elite member of the Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), and mastermind behind one of…

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Migrants to Yemen oblivious of bombs and bodies beforehand

Obock, Djibouti (CNN)They trudge, exhausted, along the desolate winding road to Obock in northern Djibouti, flanked on either side by a black, alien landscape created millennia ago by volcanic eruptions.”Ethiopia is broken,” one of the young men says of his homeland. He is traveling in a group of four from Jimma, in southwest Ethiopia, each…

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US discussing exchanging liaison officers with North Korea

(CNN)The US and North Korea are seriously considering exchanging liaison officers, a move that could begin the establishment of interest sections in each other’s countries, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told CNN. News of the discussions comes days ahead of President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s second summit, which…

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Baldwin: Trump’s’SNL’ attack could function as’a threat to my safety’

New York (CNN Business)Alec Baldwin, the actor who plays President Trump on “SNL,” is responding to the president’s latest shot at the show.Baldwin is asking if Trump’s tweet “constitutes a threat” to his family’s safety.On Saturday night Baldwin reprised his Trump impersonation for an “SNL” skit that recreated the president’s Friday morning speech about the…

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MPs stopped UK Labour party for anti-Semitism and Brexit’betrayal’

London (CNN)A new schism opened up in British politics on Monday when seven lawmakers staged a dramatic walkout from Britain’s opposition Labour Party, denouncing its handling of a wave of anti-Semitism and a “betrayal” on Brexit.The seven Members of Parliament, many of them longstanding figures in the party, said variously that Labour was racist, had…

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To’save face’ Facebook is Not Able to’appease’ critics like CNN over Russia stories — analyst to RT

Facebook is under pressure by the US to hunt for supposed ‘Russian influence’ online, while the mainstream news outlets still continue to hype Moscow-related stories despite no evidence of collusion, an analyst has told RT. Succumbing to pressure from politicians and the media, Facebook tries to “save face” by wanting to “to appease its loudest…

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Social Networking giants’recruited’ by foreign Nations to Stress Russian-linked Networking — Kremlin

International social media giants hurt their own reputation when they join the forces with the foreign governments to exert pressure on Russian-linked media, the Kremlin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said. “Many large companies which offer social media services and, let’s say, other digital formats, are recruited by the authorities of unfriendly nations to be used as…

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Argentina carnival stand collapses injuring 34 (VIDEO)

The terrifying moment a stand packed with revellers celebrating carnival in Argentina completely collapsed, leaving scores injured, has been shared online. Video footage of the horrifying moment shows the chanting crowd jumping on a jam-packed stand while carnival performers parade by. Suddenly, the cheers are replaced with terrified screams, closely followed by a shocked silence…

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Facebook Cubes pages Using TENS OF MILLIONS of views Afterwards CNN Accounts their ties to RT

Facebook has suspended several accounts operated by Maffick Media without prior warning, right after CNN ran a report about the company’s perceived ties to the Kremlin. In what seems to be a new step in the social media giant’s fight against perceived ‘Russian propaganda’, Facebook took down, without prior notice, several pages offering video content.…

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Venezuela kicks out’interventionist’ team of European MPs Arriving to Match Guaido

A six-member European delegation that sought to meet with self-proclaimed Venezuelan ‘interim president’ Juan Guaido is being expelled from Venezuela after being accused by Caracas of coming with “conspiratorial purposes.” European MPs arrived in Venezuela on Sunday and were supposed to stay until Tuesday to carry out a series of meetings, including with Guaido, the…

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UK lawmakers:’ Facebook’intentionally and knowingly’ broken data privacy legislation

London (CNN Business)UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed “contempt” toward parliament by not appearing before them.The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said in a report published Monday that a trove of internal Facebook…

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Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, says aid will undergo

Washington (CNN)Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday humanitarian aid “is going to get through” to Venezuela with or without the cooperation of Nicolas Maduro. “The aid is going to get through,” the Florida senator told CNN’s Ana Cabrera on “Newsroom.” “I think ultimately the question is whether it gets through in a way that he’s…

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Ex-Cambridge Analytica director cooperated with Mueller

(CNN)A former director of Cambridge Analytica, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after the 2016 US presidential election, was subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office and cooperated, according to her lawyer.Brittany Kaiser was a director at the controversial data company that worked for the Trump campaign and visited Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in…

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Man discovers 30-year-old Apple computer in working order

(CNN)A New York professor has Gen Xers reminiscing about their childhood after he posted images of his decades old Apple lle computer on Twitter Saturday night.John Pfaff dusted off the old computer that has been sitting in his parent’s attic for decades, and to his surprised it still turned on.”Put in an old game disk.…

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Julian Zelizer: Why Joe Biden shouldn’t run for president

Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and co-author with Kevin Kruse of the new book “Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974.” The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)Former Vice President Joe Biden is not the right…

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‘We became guardians of law’: French govt’exploits’ police, union head says Following protest violence

The French authorities are outright exploiting the police by forcing them to work overtime amid unending Yellow Vest protests, while making them scapegoats to cover up their superiors’ mistakes, a police union chief told RT. Police are literally “exhausted” as France continues to witness what has been described as the worst civil unrest in decades…

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Large wildfire engulfs Woods in Chernobyl’s EXCLUSION ZONE

A major blaze has broken out in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – the site of the worst nuclear disaster in human history. The fire hit a forest some 20 kilometers away from the ill-famed nuclear power station. The blaze inside Chernobyl’s ‘dead zone’ in northern Ukraine started on Sunday when dry grass caught fire, the…

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Beyond the border: America’s other national emergencies

Eight border-wall prototypes are seen on the US-Mexico border in Otay Mesa, California, in October 2017. Josh Haner/The New York Times/Redux President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that he is declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a wall at the US-Mexico border. Before this, 59 national emergencies had been declared since the National Emergencies…

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Macron strikes yellow vest protesters’ anti-Semitism after abuse at rally

Paris (CNN)French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned abuse by a group of “yellow vest” protesters, after a well-known philosopher was verbally attacked at a rally in Paris on Saturday.Several gilets jaunes (or “yellow vest”) protesters were filmed hurling abuse at philosopher and vocal Israel supporter Alain Finkielkraut as he ran into protesters during the 14th…

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Trump tells Europe to take back ISIS fighters

(CNN)In a series of tweets, President Donald Trump has said European countries should take back and put on trial hundreds of ISIS fighters who have been captured in Syria.”Time for others to step up and do the job that they are so capable of doing,” the US President tweeted late Saturday night.He warned that as…

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Shark strikes man browsing at Australia

(CNN)A man has been airlifted to the hospital after being bitten by a shark off the coast of New South Wales in Australia, according to local police.Police said in a statement Sunday that emergency services were called to Byron Bay around 6:40 a.m. local time, after reports that a man surfing near Belongil Beach was…

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Merkel’s spokesman backpedals on her suggestion that Russia is behind kids’ protest Following outrage

German Chancellor Angela Merkel enraged local activists after she appeared to suggest that the Kremlin was pulling the strings behind student climate protests. But her spokesman later said that she supported the demonstrations. Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert was left to do some urgent damage control after the chancellor appeared to pin the blame for schoolchildren-led environmental…

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Building collapses in St. Petersburg

Moscow (CNN)A building collapsed Saturday afternoon in St. Petersburg, Russia, a spokesman for the Russian Emergency Ministry told CNN.The spokesman said earlier 86 people had been evacuated and there were 24 rescue unit teams working in the area. The ministry said later Saturday that rescue operations with dogs were complete.”Nobody was found under the rubble…

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Where Robert E. Lee’s portrait belongs

James A. Gagliano is a CNN law enforcement analyst and a retired FBI supervisory special agent. He also is an adjunct assistant professor at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. Follow him on Twitter: @JamesAGagliano. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)I was seated across from…

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Why US President would like you to be terrified of high speed trains

(CNN)In President Donald Trump’s world, Democrats are after your cars and want to force everyone onto trains.”I really don’t like their policy of taking away your car, of taking away your airplane rights, of ‘let’s hop a train to California,'” he said during a speech in El Paso, Texas, this past week, drawing a predictable…

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‘EU Wants renovation’: Lavrov says Europe has’lost monopoly’ on regional integration since East Climbs

Russian foreign minister says European project failing to provide security and prosperity for continent, while EU wastes its energies on confronting Russia to please Washington. “A unified Europe still hasn’t been built,” Sergey Lavrov said in his keynote address at the Munich Security Conference. “Everyday issues – from eradicating terrorism, to providing steady economic growth…

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Talks on Patriot missiles get rocky, no Measure back from deal with Russia — Erdogan

Talks on buying US-made Patriot missile systems aren’t going smoothly, as Americans are giving the cold shoulder to Turkish requests, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after his trip to Russia. US officials “can’t say anything [concrete] about the issues of joint production and loans” which, along with early delivery, Turkey considers “important” conditions for the…

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Vogue Brazil director quits after she’s accused of channeling colonial stereotypes in birthday bash

Vogue Brazil Style Director Donata Meirelles is the latest victim of racism-fueled scandals that have been battering fashion industry, after a photo of her on a ‘throne’ encircled by black women sparked outcry. The images taken at her lavish birthday celebration on February 8 caused widespread outrage among Brazil’s black community and ultimately cost Meirelles…

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US’ diplomatic fumble in Warsaw

Instead of unifying its allies under a common cause, the Trump administration only highlighted the growing rift between the US and Europe during a conference in Warsaw, Poland, this week on Middle East security, writes Frida Ghitis.

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Russia, Syria to open 2 corridors for refugees’stranded’ at US-controlled Region

Moscow and Damascus will establish two humanitarian corridors in an effort to rescue refugees “stranded” without medical assistance and supplies at Rukban tent camp in the US-controlled zone in Syria. The checkpoints for “voluntary, unimpeded and safe passage” will start operating at Jleb and Jabal al-Ghurab on February 19, Russian and Syrian military said in…

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Oops: Google Maps reveals Patriot missile Launching sites in Taiwan

The Taiwanese government is doing damage control after the latest Google Maps upgrade revealed their most sensitive missile sites, down to the launcher types and models of the missiles, for all to see – including archenemy China. Defense Ministry officials in Taipei are asking Google to blur the missile site locations, which were exposed in…

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Maduro Desires troops in border with Colombia from US’provocation’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the military to come up with a plan for a permanent deployment of forces to the border with Colombia to avert “provocations” he accused the US of masterminding. “Reinforcing the border with Colombia is necessary to make it “safe and peaceful,” Maduro said, adding that the permanent deployment would…

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Trump announces national emergency to finance the wall

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesThe White House just released the full text of President Trump’s national emergency declaration. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted a picture of Trump signing the proclamation earlier today.Here’s the presidential proclamation:DECLARING A NATIONAL EMERGENCY CONCERNING THE SOUTHERN BORDER OF THE UNITED STATESBY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION     The…

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Mueller’s staff to file sentencing recommendation on Manafort

Washington (CNN)Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team plans to reveal Friday how long it believes former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort should spend in prison.Manafort was convicted by a Virginia jury last August for bank fraud, tax fraud and other financial crimes related to the money he earned working for Ukrainian politicians The filing is the…

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Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national crisis

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address “an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” He also spoke about a wide variety of issues, including trade with China and the national debt.Here’s a partial rundown of the President’s statements and the…

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Two suspects arrested in relation to the attack of’Empire’ star Jussie Smollett

(CNN)Two men have been arrested in connection to an attack reported by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, the Chicago Police Department said Friday. The men arrested were the same men that police previously said were being viewed as “potential suspects,” according to Tom Ahern, Chicago police communications deputy director.The men, who police said were arrested Wednesday,…

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Arms should flow in to Kurds even Following US is from Syria — top general

The arming of Syrian Kurds should continue despite the US pulling outs its troops, the American general overseeing the entire Middle East believes. Such a plan is sure to anger Turkey, which considers Kurdish militias terrorists. For several years the Kurdish militias, which are at the forefront of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), have…

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Poland rejects EU army, Desires US & NATO Aid Rather

Poland’s Foreign Minister has dismissed the idea of creating an EU army independent of NATO at the Munich Security Conference. Poland, he said, needs “an American presence” to compete with Russia. Combining the military forces of the EU’s 28 member states has long been a dream of some EU leaders. French President Emmanuel Macron talked…

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Acid attack on Paris metro leaves 1 person critically injured — Accounts

Published time: 15 Feb, 2019 08:20 Edited time: 15 Feb, 2019 10:41 A commuter has suffered serious injuries after being attacked with acid on the Paris subway, according to French media. A police operation is currently underway to catch the perpetrator. The acid attack reportedly occurred between the Bastille and Gare de Lyon metro stations…

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81-year-old is only resident of distant, contested island

Seoul, South Korea (CNN)In 1991, Kim Sin-yeol and her husband made the unusual decision to move to a lonely outcrop of islands at the heart of a long-standing territorial dispute between Japan and South Korea.Currently administered by Seoul, the Dokdo Islands are located in the the East Sea, according to South Korea. Japan, however, calls…

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Spain calls snap elections

(CNN)Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has called a snap general election for April 28.Sánchez made the announcement at a press conference in Madrid on Friday, saying: “I have informed the King. I will dissolve Congress and call for elections for the 28th of April.”The announcement comes two days after his Socialist government suffered a defeat…

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Runner who suffocated mountain lion with his foot refers to the assault

(CNN)Last Monday, Travis Kauffman went for a run near Fort Collins, Colorado. Little did he know his workout would include suffocating a mountain lion. “I feel like I should go buy a bunch of lottery tickets,” he said.Authorities on Thursday identified Kauffman as the runner who won a fight-to-the-death struggle last week after the cat…

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US and China wrapping up latest trade discussions

Hong Kong (CNN)The latest round of talks aimed at ending the trade war between the United States and China has finished as the threat of another huge wave of tariffs approaches.Negotiators from the two countries have been trying to strike a deal before March 2, when the US government is due to raise tariffs on…

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Top US general contrasts with Trump over Syria troop pullout

Oman (CNN)The US commander who has been leading the war against ISIS told CNN Friday that he disagreed with Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria and warned that the terror group was far from defeated, in a stark public break with the President.Joseph Votel, the top American general in the Middle East,…

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