• 116-year-old Japanese woman officially named oldest person
116-year-old Japanese woman officially named oldest person

Media reports said the elderly lady is usually up by 6 a.m. and enjoys studying mathematics. The supercentenarian was confirmed as the oldest person alive on 30 January 2019 (when she was 116 years 28 days), and was presented with her certificates for that record and oldest woman living in a ceremony at her home.

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  • Trump to seek $8.6 billion for border wall in new budget
Trump to seek $8.6 billion for border wall in new budget

The president's proposal asks for an additional $5 billion in border wall funding for the Department of Homeland Security and $3.6 billion in new military construction funds. By signaling on Monday that he wants billions of dollars in additional border wall funding to be part of any deal, Trump is sending an early signal to lawmakers of what his de...

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  • United Kingdom studying how to get children of ISIS followers out of Syria
United Kingdom studying how to get children of ISIS followers out of Syria

The spokesman said the government had consistently advised against travelling to Syria and would "continue to do whatever we can to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism and travelling to unsafe conflict zones". Shadow home secretary Dianne Abbott blamed Javid's decision to remove Begum's citizenship for the child's death, accusing him o...

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  • Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off
Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off

Now the number of fatalities is unknown. The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who visited the crash site expressed his condolences to grieving families via twitter . We have not confirmed information about survivors or any possible casualties. Eight Chinese nationals, including one from Hong Kong, were confirmed aboard the crashed Ethiop...

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  • Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning for 9 counties
Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning for 9 counties

Five yellow weather warnings covering large swathes of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland will come into force today as low pressure from the Atlantic Ocean rakes through Britain. "So potential for some disruption". After a slight reprieve in conditions expected on Monday, the wild weather is expected to make a return towards the mid...

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  • Massive Venezuelan Blackout ‘Directed by Imperialist United States — Maduro
Massive Venezuelan Blackout ‘Directed by Imperialist United States — Maduro

Venezuela , already suffering from hyperinflation and widespread shortages of basic goods, has been mired in a major political crisis since opposition leader Juan Guaido invoked the constitution to assume the interim presidency in January, calling Maduro a usurper following the 2018 election, which Maduro won but was widely considered fraudul...

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  • Scenes From 2019 Governorship And State Assembly Elections Across Nigeria
Scenes From 2019 Governorship And State Assembly Elections Across Nigeria

Nigerians watched in bewilderment as soldiers, in the company of APC thugs invaded polling units in Rivers state, unleashed violence on voters, disrupted polling processes and hauled away electoral materials, just because the APC is not in the ballot, following its self-inflicted exclusion from the election.

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  • Explained: What is Daylight Saving Time?
Explained: What is Daylight Saving Time?

After hearing that politicians in California, Washington and OR are all considering doing away with the twice-a-year time change, Premier John Horgan wrote their governors this past week to broach the idea of acting in concert with British Columbia.

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  • Scheer urges Trudeau to lift 'gag order' on Wilson-Raybould
Scheer urges Trudeau to lift 'gag order' on Wilson-Raybould

Some voters complained that Wilson-Raybould's visibility in her riding was negligible. The lone Northwestern Ontario representative in the Trudeau cabinet believes the prime minister is disappointed that he was unaware of the breakdown in trust between the former attorney general and one of his most trusted staffers.

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  • Siti Aisyah freed on Indonesia's request, says AG
Siti Aisyah freed on Indonesia's request, says AG

An Indonesian diplomatic vehicle was seen carrying Siti Aisyah, 25, away from the court after a judge announced the discharge. Aisyah, along with Vietnamese woman Doan Thi Huong , had been accused of smearing toxic VX nerve agent on Mr Kim's face in Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017.

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  • Canadians mourn as victims of Ethiopian plane crash identified
Canadians mourn as victims of Ethiopian plane crash identified

He added he hadn't seen his sister for eight years. An Ethiopian airlines plane. In a release, e-mailed to our correspondent, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, said: "It is too early to speculate the cause of the accident and further investigation will be carried out to find out the cause of the accident in collaboration with all stakeholders ...

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  • Woman who crossed barrier for selfie attacked by jaguar at zoo
Woman who crossed barrier for selfie attacked by jaguar at zoo

The zoo is considering adding additional barriers to prevent further incidents. "If you put the jaguar down, I'll NEVER go there again", wrote a woman on Twitter . "The jaguar just goes after the bottle". Officials said she was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Wilkerson did not see the actual attack and could not...

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  • United Kingdom to provide diplomatic protection to British-Iranian woman | newkerala.com #110596
United Kingdom to provide diplomatic protection to British-Iranian woman | newkerala.com #110596

Hunt was asked by BBC radio if he would now summon Iran's ambassador, take Iran to an global court, or impose sanctions. The practical implication of such an elevation depends largely on how the FCO chooses to respond, but it could mean the case is raised on the worldwide stage and in extremis , could lead to sanctions, and requests for rep...

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  • May suffers fresh setback in Brexit deal negotiations
May suffers fresh setback in Brexit deal negotiations

Asked who would be to blame if May loses the parliamentary vote again on Tuesday, Leadsom said: "I would point to the European Union needing to work closely with us". The minister said she regretted the difficulties businesses are facing as the uncertainty over Brexit drags on. Mr Hunt said there was now "wind in the sails" of the opponents of ...

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  • Lok Sabha elections from 11 April, JK to have five phases
Lok Sabha elections from 11 April, JK to have five phases

However, elections for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly, which was dissolved after the ruling coalition between the BJP and the PDP fell apart, will not be held along with the Lok Sabha polls . and 6.00 a.m. Election Commission of India had announced the Schedule for the General Elections and the Assembly Elections of Five States a little wh...

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  • ISIS is far from over, says United States commander general Joseph Votel
ISIS is far from over, says United States commander general Joseph Votel

Hundreds of people have streamed out of Baghouz , the last village held by the Islamic State group, under stepped-up assault the past four days by USA -backed forces. The battle is expected to end in the coming days. The families sent to the displacement camps face an uncertain future. "There's still more", said Umm Aboud from the northern Syr...

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  • Historic protests challenge fragile Algerian leader, regime
Historic protests challenge fragile Algerian leader, regime

The protesters are challenging Bouteflika's fitness to run for a fifth term in next month's election. Algeria, a gas-rich African giant and crucial western ally almost brought to its knees in the 1990s by a bloody Islamist insurgency, is at a new turning point, this time led by citizens young and old peacefully protesting a bid for a fifth term b...

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  • Thousands strike in Spain, mark International Women's Day
Thousands strike in Spain, mark International Women's Day

Despite graphic video evidence that the men raped a teenage girl in the city of Pamplona during the popular San Fermin festival, the men were only given nine-year sentences instead of the 20-year sentences that had been requested by the state prosecutor .

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  • Interview with Chris Watts, case documents released by CBI
Interview with Chris Watts, case documents released by CBI

Phil". A site allowing people to send money to inmates lists Watts under the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. He told investigators that Bella pleaded with him not to kill her and that he didn't remember whether he responded. Lambert's summary of the events provides a chilling picture of how Chris Watts killed his pregnant wife, Shanann, 34, ...

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  • Democrats now an ‘anti-Jewish party,’ Trump says
Democrats now an ‘anti-Jewish party,’ Trump says

Trump had earlier told reporters that a recent US House of Representatives vote condemning bigotry, which had originally been meant to condemn anti-Semitism but became a broader anti-hate measure, "was disgraceful". "I do not believe she understood the full weight of her words". The Women's March co-founder attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

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