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Tension soared in Latin America's biggest country ahead of the court showdown, with both backers and opponents of Lula - now the heavy favorite for the October election - warning of a threat to democracy. RIO DE JANEIRO-The possible imprisonment of former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva - who leads presidential election polls - caused rising tensions Wednesday after the army commander appeared to tweet subtle support for da Silva's incarceration and authorities in several cities ...
  • Pilot's fate unknown after Nellis fighter jet crashes near Las Vegas

    Pilot's fate unknown after Nellis fighter jet crashes near Las Vegas

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    Naval Forces Central Command said in a statement . 'The accident is under investigation'. Also in Djibouti on Tuesday, a Marine pilot had to eject from an AV-8B Harrier jet during takeoff from Djibouti Ambouli International Airport. Separately, another CH-53 "sustained minor structural damage" during a landing in Djibouti near of Arta Beach, a military spokesman told CNN on Wednesday.
  • Mark Zuckerberg stops short of extending European privacy on Facebook globally

    Mark Zuckerberg stops short of extending European privacy on Facebook globally

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    On Wednesday, Facebook said that it now believed that up to 87 million Facebook users may have had their data harvested by Cambridge Analytica. Senior Facebook executives have been summoned to appear before MPs in the United Kingdom and Congress in the US. "The 50 million number originally reported was an estimate provided by parties other than Facebook ".
  • New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

    New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

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    He blasted his second three-run homer giving the Yankees an 8-4 lead. Didi Gregorius was the hitting star in the New York Yankees' home opener yesterday. Archer, pitching in short sleeves and using a turquoise-colored glove, made his second start for the Rays and struck out eight in five innings while allowing four runs and six hits.
  • Planned Parenthood CEO: Kushner said funding depended on stopping abortions

    Planned Parenthood CEO: Kushner said funding depended on stopping abortions

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    Richards' account of the meeting echoes a report from the New York Times published in May of a year ago which spoke of Ivanka suggesting to Planned Parenthood that the organization split into two groups, one that does abortions but does not get federal funding and another that provides the other services and still receives government money.
  • Two CRPF men mowed down by force vehicle amid stone pelting

    Two CRPF men mowed down by force vehicle amid stone pelting

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    The driver, identified as Roop Singh, lost control of the vehicle and hit a motorcycle on which two CRPF jawans - Riyaz Ahmed Wani and Nissar Ahmed Wani - were riding, said a police official. The driver of the armoured vehicle has been hit in his head and rushed to an Army hospital in Srinagar where his condition is stated to be serious after undergoing surgery.
  • Man arrested for involvement in 50 burglaries

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    The similarity between the thief and Still Game favourite has left social media users in stitches, with many quick to point out the likeness. Tom Anderson wrote: "Would his teeth count as an offensive weapon?" The e-fit was posted on the Warwickshire Police website, as well as its Twitter and Facebook pages at 2pm.
  • DHS may have found unauthorized Stingray devices in Washington DC

    DHS may have found unauthorized Stingray devices in Washington DC

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    The devices, often known as Stingray devices, should be marketed and sold only to law enforcement agencies, but the new letter acknowledges that others are using the devices and that they pose a "real and growing risk". Every embassy "worth their salt" has a cell tower simulator installed, Turner said. Because foreign embassies operate on sovereign soil, it is extremely hard to police the use of such devices by foreign nationals.
  • Mueller May Be Baiting Trump, Eyeing Early Summer Release on Obstruction

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    A London-based lawyer who admitted to lying to special counsel Robert Mueller's team in November 2017 was ordered Tuesday to serve 30 days in prison, the first sentence imposed since Mueller was appointed almost a year ago. As previously reported by the Inquisitr , Trump's legal team is reportedly anxious that the president could face a charge of " lying to investigators " should he agree to be interviewed.
  • Clair Co. corrections officer jailed on sexual assault charges in Georgia

    Clair Co. corrections officer jailed on sexual assault charges in Georgia

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    Drive. Garrett said when officers arrived, they found a victim who had "several lacerations to his head and hands". Cops have launched the manhunt to trace the other two on the run. Clair County, and had worked for the Alabama DOC since 2001, authorities said. The prosecution has once again sought an arrest warrant for former South Chungcheong Province Governor An Hee-jung on sexual assault charges.
  • Cynthia Nixon: Democrats need to let Black women lead party

    Cynthia Nixon: Democrats need to let Black women lead party

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    People talk a lot to me about being a celebrity entering this race", she said. Adding, "If we don't like the direction our government is going in, we have to step up". While Nixon isn't the first celebrity to run for office, the actress, unfortunately, already has the odds stacked against her. Williams then asked Nixon how black women can help her be elected governor, to which the actress was quick to emphasize that the women are the "backbone of the Democratic Party", echoing what DNC ...
  • North Korea's Kim Attends Pyongyang K-Pop Concert

    North Korea's Kim Attends Pyongyang K-Pop Concert

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    Kim Jong-un attended and enjoyed a pop concert featuring musicians from South Korea in Pyongyang. "There is a strong political motive to boost the mood ahead of the summit". Full video of their and other South Korean singers' performances wasn't immediately available. Kim Jong Un reportedly gave much applause after each performance and was well aware of the songs by Cho Yong Pil , Lee Sun Hee , and Choi Jin Hee.