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She also witnessed paramedics performing CPR on another person at the scene. At a news conference Thursday afternoon, officials declined to say how many people died. Rubio says the Department of Transportation contributed some of the funding for the bridge, allowing FIU to move forward with construction. The 950-ton span was installed on Saturday.
  • USA pushes United Nations to demand truce in Syria's eastern Ghouta, Damascus

    USA pushes United Nations to demand truce in Syria's eastern Ghouta, Damascus

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    His remarks come just days after the United States threatened to strike Syria, following the advance of the Syrian army in the war against the rebels in Eastern Ghouta . Eastern Ghouta is larger and more populated, with some 400,000 people believed to be living there, trapped under a relentless air and ground bombardment and a crippling years-long siege.
  • United Kingdom to build new chemical weapons defense center

    United Kingdom to build new chemical weapons defense center

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    After the nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter and the growing possibility of further attacks, British troops will also be vaccinated against anthrax, he will reveal. "Frankly, Russia should go away, it should shut up". "Russia has in my view made a deliberate political decision in terms of attacking Britain". Britain will invest 48 million pounds ($67 million) in a new chemical warfare defense center at its Porton Down military research laboratory, Defence ...
  • Trump Organization subpoenaed by special counsel for Russia-related documents

    Trump Organization subpoenaed by special counsel for Russia-related documents

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    Mueller is investigating Russian attempts to influence the 2016 US election, and potential collusion by Trump aides. Sanders answered questions about Russian Federation, tariffs and other topics. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders deflected questions about a subpoena during her daily news briefing Thursday. In a July interview with The New York Times , Mr.
  • US Accuses Russia of Hacking Energy Grid, Critical Infrastructure

    US Accuses Russia of Hacking Energy Grid, Critical Infrastructure

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    The Trump administration has also accused Russian Federation of a deliberate operation to penetrate the USA energy grid which is still continuing. A second group of people and two Russian intelligence agencies were also sanctions for major cyber attacks targeting key infrastructure including the nuclear, energy and aviation sectors.
  • Florida Shooting: Cruz Could Face Death Penalty

    Florida Shooting: Cruz Could Face Death Penalty

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    As Cruz sat in the courtroom, more details of the shooting emerged as the Coral Springs Police Department released recordings of 911 calls and police radio traffic. "The emotions of today are important because the community needs to know that the system failed these kids", he told Local 10 News in Spanish. A Broward County grand jury indicted Cruz last week on 17 counts of premeditated murder in the first degree and 17 counts of attempted murder in the first degree.
  • USA takes India to WTO over subsidies

    USA takes India to WTO over subsidies

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    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the Indian government was providing export subsidies through a number of programs against WTO rules, allowing Indian exporters to sell their goods at a lower price "to the detriment" of U.S.
  • Rio police say city council member was murdered

    Rio police say city council member was murdered

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    The main witness in the case is Franco's press officer, who was injured in the shooting. On Feb.16, Brazil's federal government put the military in charge of Rio's local police amid a spike in violence. Both officials said it appeared Franco was targeted. As a resident of the Mare slum, Franco knew firsthand of the struggles of being poor. She was recently appointed rapporteur of a municipal commission to monitor the federal intervention in policing Rio de Janeiro .
  • AAP leaders in Punjab criticise Kejriwal for apologising to Majithia

    AAP leaders in Punjab criticise Kejriwal for apologising to Majithia

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    Facing a slew of cases which, according to reports, have begun taking a toll on AAP, Kejriwal in his letter to Majithia said that he apologises for making the allegations against him. Sukhpal Singh Khaira leader of opposition in Punjab has said that Punjab unit was not consulted by Kejriwal and apology at this state amounts to surrender.
  • Amber Alert issued for San Antonio toddlers

    Amber Alert issued for San Antonio toddlers

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    They were last seen in a silver-colored vehicle - a 2004 or 2005 Chevrolet Malibu or Impala. The 40-year-old is prohibited from having any contact with the children according to a protection order that was issued on November 30, reported the Tribune.
  • Nepal Votes: Incumbent Bhandari Tracking to Win

    Nepal Votes: Incumbent Bhandari Tracking to Win

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    After being sworn in, Bidya Devi Bhandari started today her second term as president of Nepal, the first woman to assumed this position in the history of this country. Her first five years in office have been largely uncontroversial. President Bhandari, who was involved in politics from her college days, rose to prominence following the death of her husband in a jeep accident in Dasdhunga, Chitwan, in 1993.