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While her statements likely will have no immediate legal impact, they deliver a potentially major setback to embattled President Nicolas Maduro, who has long sought to use the courts to prevent congress from challenging his rule. The Mercosur trade bloc, which suspended Venezuela in December, called an emergency meeting Saturday in Argentina to discuss the crisis. The ruling had brought down two days of condemnation by governments across Latin America, along with the United States and the ...
  • Kenya Sevens return to Singapore 'pumped up by history'

    Kenya Sevens return to Singapore 'pumped up by history'

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    Fiji are second in the standings with 122 points, between South Africa (145) and England (113). "It is how we react to the rival's game that is crucial in safeguarding a positive performance", said Simiyu. "You just have to be up for it", said Tietjens, who is leading the Samoan side. England, who won tournaments in Cape Town and Vancouver, are nine points behind Sunday's Hong Kong 7s victor Fiji.
  • North Korea: Pyongyang slams USA for sending warships

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    President Donald Trump had put North Korea "clearly on notice" and would not tolerate certain actions, but dismissed Pyongyang's nuclear attack threat. South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, has warned of "greater provocations" by North Korea and ordered the military to intensify monitoring.
  • Thurrock police officers pay their respects to fallen hero PC Keith Palmer

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    Palmer, leaving behind a wife and a five-year-old daughter, will be given a full police funeral, a service which will see up to 2,000 Metropolitan Police Service officers patrolling and in ceremonial roles. Police said Monday the scale of the funeral will be unprecedented, with two minutes of silence to be observed by police throughout the country. Palmer had not hesitated to act when confronted by a terrorist, she said.
  • President Trump Says US Not Going To Get Involved In Syria

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    Mr. Mattis reiterated that the U.S would strike against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria again if it used chemical weapons against rebels. Russian Federation said the USA strike was illegal though and Lavrov repeated Moscow's stance on Wednesday, saying an global investigation should be left to determine who was to blame and what happened.
  • Lee Walker ends Reanne Evans' bid for maiden Crucible appearance

    Lee Walker ends Reanne Evans' bid for maiden Crucible appearance

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    However, Fergal O'Brien is just one win away from the big stage after beating China's Tian Pengfei in a nail-biting 10-9 encounter. "I think if I'd have pulled one more back, I'd have been the favourite". Speaking after qualifying at the venue best known for its international-class aquatics facilities, Maguire said: "You don't want the season to end in a swimming pool".
  • Watch Paul Oakenfold DJ on top of Mount Everest

    Watch Paul Oakenfold DJ on top of Mount Everest

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    Base camp lies at an altitude of 5,380 metres (17,600 feet), and around 100 climbers and trekkers were there for the gig. "I feel very lucky to have played here", Oakenfold told AFP after the performance. The event also raised money for local charities Himalayan Trust , Youth Music , Mayors Music Fund, and Supporting Nepal's Children , as well as donated Denon-brand DJ equipment to the local community as part of the event.
  • Hillary Clinton calls for United States to take out Syrian air force

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    Even Hillary Clinton seems to be on the same page with Trump at this point, as she issued a public statement calling on the USA to attack Syrian airfields just hours before the Trump Administration actually started firing the missiles. She then returned to the issue of Russian Federation saying , "Since they were successful in influencing voters-that's different from interference with the actual voting machines and for a while, there was confusion about that".
  • Syrian allies vow strong response to future United States aggression

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    Russian Federation earlier this week denied a chemical weapons attack took place in Syria saying the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun were caused by a Syrian regime airstrike on a rebel-controlled chemical weapons factory on the ground. Ghasemi described Iran as "the biggest victim of chemical weapons in recent history", referencing Iraqi use of the weapons during its 1980s war with the Islamic Republic.
  • Why Leicester City are out for revenge in Atletico Madrid grudge match

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    Atletico made it to two Champions League finals in the last three seasons thanks to Diego Simeone's stout defense, one that allowed the team to successfully challenge the powerful attacks of teams such as Barcelona and Bayern Munich . Late on Tuesday night, eight Leicester fans were reportedly arrested for public disorder in the same square. Morgan will be a miss but is part of the travelling squad so will still have an influence in the dressing room.
  • Man who sparked New Britain Amber Alert arrested in Mass.

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    The man who triggered an Amber Alert last week in New Britain was arrested early Tuesday morning in a neighboring state. He allegedly drove away with their 2-year-old daughter, triggering an amber alert. New Britain police say that Patrick Miles had two warrants out for his arrest, both of which were issued Saturday, and both for probation violations.