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VTsIOM conducted the phone survey on March 20 and March 21 among 2,000 Russians. Russian President Vladimir Putin described the accusations as "delirium" on Sunday, in comments after winning another six years as president. Poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal is said to have had a secret ex-girlfriend in Salisbury who is too afraid to come forward with information.
  • German police detain former Catalan president

    German police detain former Catalan president

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    The Spanish Supreme Court had issued an global arrest warrant against Puigdemont past year but withdrew it in December to avoid the risk of Belgian authorities granting him asylum. Police did not say exactly where Mr Puigdemont was being held in custody . Mikko Karna, a Finnish member of Parliament and one of the ousted leader's hosts in Finland , said in a statement on Twitter on Saturday that he had "received information that Carles Puigdemont departed from Finland yesterday ...
  • Ukraine allows arrest of MP in parliament attack plot

    Ukraine allows arrest of MP in parliament attack plot

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    Savchenko, who was captured in 2014 and tried in Russian Federation before being freed in a prisoner exchange , have become fierce critics of the government, which they accuse of corruption and other shortcomings. Her defiance earned her the nickname of Ukraine's "Joan of Arc". She was warmly embraced by Ukraine's political elite, welcomed in European capitals, and viewed as a potential presidential candidate.
  • John Bolton plans to fire dozens of White House officials

    John Bolton plans to fire dozens of White House officials

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    Bolton is an open advocate of pre-emptive military attacks on North Korea on the pretext of ending the so-called military threat posed by its nuclear arsenal. Since firing Tillerson and announcing his intent to replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Trump has signaled he is eager to make good on his promise on Iran.
  • Parkland community marches to MSD high school

    Parkland community marches to MSD high school

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    The day of the shooting, Lambeth immediately got in his vehicle, "speeding back to school", to find his close friends and a cousin who still attends Douglas - and, according to Lambeth, was spared from the shooting after assistant football coach Aaron Feis heroically shielded her and other students.
  • Turn off the lights and celebrate Earth Hour

    Turn off the lights and celebrate Earth Hour

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    Speaking before the switch-off, Laila Mostafa Abdullatif, director-general of EWS-WWF said this year's Earth Hour was especially important due to it coinciding with the Year of Sheikh Zayed. The actual change in electricity from Earth Hour is minimal, with a 2014 report putting the dip at around 4 percent. It aims to raise awareness about climate change and the loss of biodiversity.
  • Macron's Biggest Reform Test

    Macron's Biggest Reform Test

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    The French government has been trying to push through reforms for years, most notably in 1995. Macron wants to reduce government spending by cutting jobs, going from fixed employment to contracted work, and lowering budgets. Electricity generation dropped by more than three gigawatts, the equivalent of three nuclear reactors, as those workers joined the strike in sympathy.
  • Trump Signing the Omnibus Bill a Snake Bite in the Butt

    Trump Signing the Omnibus Bill a Snake Bite in the Butt

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    Trump earlier on Friday had threatened to veto the $1.3 trillion omnibus bill reached by the House and Senate this week, but later capitulated, but still complained that Democrats would not allow his plan to allow at least 800,000 DACA recipients to remain in the United States .
  • Patriots supply plane for Parkland students, families to fly to DC rally

    Patriots supply plane for Parkland students, families to fly to DC rally

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    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly , operate an anti-gun violence organization, and reached out to Kraft for assistance. Earlier in the week, some of the more outspoken Parkland students participated in a panel at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government about gun-control.
  • To be or not to be? Egypt bans Uber

    To be or not to be? Egypt bans Uber

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    On Tuesday, a court in Egypt ordered the suspension of licenses of ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem, according to Reuters . Egypt, a country of almost 100 million people with massive public transport demand, is one of the biggest regional markets for the ride-sharing companies.