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Global Media Ukraine comedian expected to win presidential election
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Two candidates were included on the ballot: Volodymyr Zelenskyi (head of the Kvartal 95 studio) and Petro Poroshenko (incumbent President). A member of a local electoral commission takes part in preparations for the upcoming presidential election at a polling station in Kiev , Ukraine April 20, 2019.

Global Media Kansas zoo keeper hospitalized after attack by tiger
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The zookeeper is the facility's primary tiger keeper, Wiley said, and has been working in that space for years. He added that Sumatran tigers are critically endangered, and that Sanjiv is part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' species survival plan for the tiger.

Global Media Father fights off several dingoes to save toddler
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Dingo attacks are not uncommon on Fraser Island , a popular holiday destination that is home to up to 30 packs of dingos, each with as many as 12 dogs each. Queensland Parks and Wildlife officials said they are working to track down the animals involved in the attack. It happened on Fraser Island on Thursday night.

Global Media Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is now signed on to an impeachment resolution from fellow Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of MI, bringing new energy to the effort. This is a complex decision, but given the evidence presented in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's report, it is not a hard one. One Republican, Sen.

Global Media Partisan Reaction in Nevada to Mueller's Russia Probe Report
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Mueller said in his report released on Thursday that he found "numerous links" and that the Trump campaign "expected it would benefit" from Russia's effort to tilt the ballot in Trump's favor. The report contains the first ever public United States government claim that Russian hackers compromised a county's network in the leadup to the 2016 election, with an attack on an unnamed Florida county.

Global Media With redacted Mueller report imminent, Trump celebrates
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It said Mueller accepted the longstanding Justice Department view that a sitting president can not be indicted on criminal charges. "The evidence we obtained about the president's actions and intent presents hard issues that prevent us from conclusively determining that no criminal conduct occurred".

Global Media Notre Dame's 180000 Bees Survive Cathedral Fire
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Experts inspect the damaged Notre Dame cathedral after the fire in Paris . The Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims is lighten on April 16, 2019 with a message reading in French "Reims watches over Notre-Dame" a day after the fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris .

Global Media Democrats refuse offer of less-redacted Mueller report
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She began by claiming that Trump received help from "a hostile foreign government" during the 2016 election, adding, "Once elected, Donald Trump obstructed the investigation into that attack". However, the Senator's call for impeachment could foreshadow other national Democrats following suit in the next week, including possible presidential candidates.

Global Media Deer kills man, injures woman near Wangaratta in north-east Victoria
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Pursell says the wife also entered the enclosure after hearing a commotion and was also attacked. The wife received life-threatening and remains in a critical condition at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. "There is a large family network and the [people] we've spoken to... it's beyond words how affected they are by this incident". The family had kept the animal for about two years.

Global Media North Korean leader oversees new tactical weapons test - state media
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (C) gestures as he meets with US President Donald Trump (R) at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. That visit followed Pompeo's hosting a lavish dinner in NY for North Korea's senior diplomats; the meal featured upscale versions of classic American dishes.

Global Media Plan ahead for possible severe storms late Wednesday
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Some of the likely storms could produce damaging winds "with a few tornadoes possible" and locally heavy rains and frequent lightning strikes expected, the National Weather Service said. "A strong cold front will sweep through the Southeast United States Friday into Friday Evening". An isolated tornado or two can't be ruled out, but that is a lower threat.

Global Media 'What do we have left?': Paris mourns after Notre Dame inferno
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Last week, dramatic footage had shown workers removing 16 copper statues from the spire which was undergoing a revamp financed by the state and private donors. "Thinking about Paris ", Ament tweeted , with photos of the cathedral . President Emmanuel Macron said, "Notre Dame is our history, our literature, part of our psyche" and pledged that the iconic cathedral will be rebuilt.

Global Media $450 million pledged by companies, billionaires to rebuild Notre Dame
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The chief architect of Cologne cathedral says it could take decades to fix the damage caused to the Notre Dame cathedral by a massive fire . Billionaires and local governments pledged almost 500 million euros on April 16 to help restore Notre-Dame cathedral, with foundations and crowd-sourcing sites also launching fund-raising drives.

Global Media Trump Predicts The Two Dems He Believes Will Be 'Finalists'
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The Times' reporting comes just days after Sanders sent a scathing letter (pdf) to CAP denouncing the organization for playing a "destructive role" in the effort to defeat Trump in 2020. This is: 84% of individual contributions to Sanders between January 1 and March 31 were for less than $200 - an absolutely stunning testament to the depth and breadth of the small-dollar fundraising army Sanders built in his 2016 presidential campaign.

Global Media Barr to AOC: Apologize before you come to Kentucky
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The Ohio College Republican Federation has apologized for an email labeling Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) as a "domestic terrorist", following an outcry, Salon reports. "I mean, I think it's on the table". "The congresswoman's words speak for themselves", said Corbin Trent, a spokesman for Ocasio-Cortez. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defending Ilhan Omar over 9/11 comments.

Global Media Chief: Boy Thrown From Mall of America Balcony Being Treated
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Authorities haven't released the boy's name. Police received an initial report at 10:17am saying a child had fallen from the third level of the mall , but witnesses reported the child was pushed or thrown by a man, Potts said . At the news conference Saturday, Potts said his police department had an additional encounter with Aranda, in which he refused to pay his bill at a restaurant.

Global Media Tornado Confirmed in Union County
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At least four people are dead after 14 tornadoes hit communities from eastern Texas to MS, with the local area "looking like a war zone". Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. Winds may also be breezy at times. "We are just a mess", Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the outlet. With rain having fallen since Sunday afternoon the region already was seeing scattered flooding in some low-lying areas, along with reports of some downed trees.

Global Media South Korea: Good things came out f talks with North Korea
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Kim Jong-un has been re-elected to lead North Korea's top decision-making body, Korean media reported on Friday. Trump's meeting with Moon at the White House on Thursday comes after Kim issued a stark warning seemingly aimed at the USA, saying North Korea needed to "deal a telling blow to the hostile forces who go with bloodshot eyes miscalculating that sanctions can bring the (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) to its knees", according to North Korean state media reports.

Global Media United Kingdom lawmakers: Julian Assange should face justice in Sweden
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However, the US Department of Justice claims that he faces just five years behind bars on hacking charges. Assange is due to face a hearing over his possible extradition to the U.S. But Ecuador withdrew his asylum status and allowed British police into the embassy on Thursday to arrest the white-bearded Assange. "During his stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy, the government of the former president Rafael Correa, they tolerated things like Mr Assange putting faeces on the walls of the ...

Global Media Trump congratulates Israel's Netanyahu on election victory
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Unofficial election results seem to give a solid majority in parliament to Netanyahu's right-wing Likud and other nationalist and religious parties. Both ultra-Orthodox parties, Shas and United Torah Judaism, won eight seats each, becoming the third largest parties in the Israeli parliament, or the Knesset.

Global Media Michael Avenatti Faces Up To 333 Years In Prison After Indictment
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A hearing was set for 9 a.m. PDT Thursday, when federal prosecutors will release more information in the case. Avenatti had Johnson sign a document a day or two later saying he was satisfied with his representation, which the lawyer told him was necessary to get the settlement that had in fact been paid four years earlier, the indictment said.

Global Media WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested by London Police at Ecuadorian Embassy
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Mr. Assange has been holed up in the Ecuador embassy in London for almost seven years after failing to show up in a British court to face a hearing on possible extradition to Sweden. Police entered the Ecuadorian embassy to arrest the Australian just after 10am local time (7pm AEST). Assange's lawyer Jennifer Robinson said he "has been arrested not just for breach of bail conditions but also in relation to a U.S.

Global Media Snap! Jolly Merkel breaks Brexit summit ice with May
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But amid increasing frustration among EU leaders, European Council president Donald Tusk is recommending a longer delay of up to a year, with an opportunity to leave before then if a deal is agreed. The Prime Minister met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon for a working lunch. In a letter to the leaders of the remaining EU27, Mr Tusk said there was "little reason to believe" that the ratification of Mrs May's beleaguered Brexit deal could be completed by the ...

Global Media Taiwan doctor finds four sweat bees living inside woman's eye
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He, thought dirt had been blown into her eye while she was pulling out weeds around the graves of her relatives. A sweat bee gathers pollen from a flower in Davis, California in this 2010 photo. While there are more than 1,000 species of sweat bees in the United States, Canada and Central America, according to Terminix , they are nearly painless, and only sting when they are provoked.

Global Media Barr says his letter on Mueller report ‘speaks for itself’
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Barr was summoned to Congress to talk about his department's budget request, but lawmakers still asked about the Mueller report as they waited to see it. The group's lawsuit, filed under the Freedom of Information Act, also argued the public was entitled to see what Mueller said about any attempt by President Donald Trump to obstruct the investigation into Russia's interference.

Global Media Largest Python Found in Everglades Packed a Secret
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Moreover, not only does the team remove the invasive snakes but they also collect data to develop to learn how the snakes are using the preserve and develop new removal tools. The Everglades is a vast area with a tropical climate flawless for pythons to hide and thrive, CNN reported. The python population is thought to originate from pets released by owners when they got too large , and has been growing since the 1980s, while a breeding facility destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992 ...

Global Media Trump Ousts Secret Service Director
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Alles had run the agency for two years and served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 35 years before retiring as a major general in 2011. Ms Sanders said Mr Alles would be "leaving shortly", though the agency later said he would leave in May. "Due to a potential language barrier issue, Mar-a-Lago believed her to be the relative of member Zhang and allowed her access onto the property". Trump said Kevin McAleenan, the current US Customs and Border Protection commissioner, will become acting ...

Global Media UK authorities already issuing new non-European Union passports
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A Home Office spokeswoman said that delivery centres will continue printing the pre-Brexit EU-UK design until stocks run out "in order to achieve best value to the taxpayer". Outspoken Brexit advocate Jacob Rees-Mogg is suggesting that a very lengthy delay to the departure from the European Union of Britain would give Britain plenty of time to create difficulty for fellow EU members.

Global Media Kirstjen Nielsen: I Still Support Trump's Border Goals
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McCaul, who chaired the House Homeland Security Committee for six years, called her "a principled voice on national security issues [who] wholly understands the complex threats we face". On Sunday, he said McAleenan's appointment as acting secretary was "deeply disturbing ". Both US and global law prohibit the US from refusing entry to people who are in danger of prosecution in their home countries; both US statute and court settlements offer extra due-process protections to asylum ...

Global Media Trump urges Jewish donors to elect Republicans
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Former Republican National Committee chairman and casino mogul Steve Wynn met with President Donald Trump at the Las Vegas airport following the president's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition on Saturday. "And a special thanks to Representative Omar of Minnesota", Trump joked, as the crowd booed at the Venetian Resort. Nothing in the ruling prohibits the U.S.

Global Media Netanyahu says if re-elected he will extend Israeli sovereignty over West Bank
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Netanyahu also caused alarm in America when he made a campaign promise this week to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he were to win the election. Last month , Trump also recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, an area Israel captured from Syria in 1967. Patrick Carlineo Jr., the man charged with threatening Omar, allegedly called the lawmaker a "terrorist" and vowed to put a "bullet in her [expletive] skull" in a phone call with a member of her Washington staff, ...

Global Media Suspicion is high as Barr redacts Mueller report
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The attorney general, in another letter to Congress, claimed that it was his responsibility to redact large amounts of material from the Mueller report as it might reveal techniques and sources of USA intelligence agencies. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to authorize Nadler to issue subpoenas for the full report, underlying evidence from the 22-month investigation and documents and testimony from five former Trump aides.

Global Media Deal could be announced in 4 weeks
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In order to avoid the tariffs, Mr. Trump says Mexico must do more to prevent illegal immigration into the USA and if it does not crack down on drugs crossing the border. William Reinsch, a trade expert at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies and former Commerce Department official for exports, pointed to Beijing's boycott of U.S.

Global Media Pakistan Says India Planning Another Military Attack
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And its goal will be to justify India's offensive against Pakistan and to increase diplomatic pressure against Islamabad , he added. Foreign Minister Qureshi did not provide or elaborate upon the evidence Pakistan holds to make such claim and how he could be so specific about the timing, but said that they had "reliable intelligence" input with them.

Global Media Pakistan says it will release 360 Indian prisoners from Monday
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The findings directly contradict the account of Indian Air Force officials, who said Indian air force shot down a Pakistani F-16. The two sightings were at places separated by at least 8-10 km. IAF's assertion comes in the wake of US-based Foreign Policy magazine's report that cited U.S. government officials saying that Pakistan's F-16 combat jets "have all been accounted for".

Global Media Trump not concerned with Florida club security breach
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Secret Service agents who tried to enter the club and claimed she wanted to go swimming in the Mar-a-Lago members-only pool. Several federal lawmakers expressed their concern about security at the Florida resort, which Trump owns, in a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday.

Global Media Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crash report reveals pilots 'could not stop nosedive'
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According to the company, its CEO Dennis Muilenburg has participated in a test flight on a 737 MAX 7 jet in order to demonstrate the MCAS anti-stall system works properly, which was in doubt following a plane crash in Ethiopia. Investigators found that software on that plane took readings from the sensor and pointed the nose down. The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee said this week that whistleblowers have come forward to report that FAA safety inspectors, including those ...

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