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I consider myself a prisoner of the Ukrainian oligarchy", Interfax cited Saakashvili as saying. Saakashvili was charged with colluding with Ukrainian businessmen with ties to Russian Federation against the Ukrainian government. Supporters of jailed political activist Mikheil Saakashvili marched the the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv today to demand the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko and the release of Saakashvili from custody.
  • Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall

    Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall

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    Daredevil Wang Yongning died after falling from a skyscraper in Shangsha, China, posting a tragic video of his last successful stunt to social media on the day he perished. The South China Morning Post reportedly talked to Wu's family , who said he wasn't just stunting for social media fame. Wu had worked as a film extra before turning to a career in rooftopping.
  • Global arms sales rise for first time in five years

    Global arms sales rise for first time in five years

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    Although the researchers do not consider sales by Chinese companies due to lack of data, they note in the report that China's military spending "has increased nearly threefold between 2002 and 2016", and estimate that nine or 10 Chinese companies likely would be included in the top 100 list-with four to six in the top 20-if the data were publicly available.
  • TN govt announces assistance for cyclone-hit horticulturists

    TN govt announces assistance for cyclone-hit horticulturists

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    Most of the fishermen from Tamil Nadu either managed help themselves from the rough waters or were rescued by the search team coordinated from Kerala. "Our Kanyakumari #Chinnathurai 5 #Thoothur 2 fishermen travelling along with our @IndiaCoastGuard crews for this operation". Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had yesterday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi to apprise them of the situation.
  • Israel allows Muslims to access Jerusalem mosque despite Palestinian 'day of rage'

    Israel allows Muslims to access Jerusalem mosque despite Palestinian 'day of rage'

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    To see why Mr Trump's move is so extraordinary, you have to understand that the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital amounts to a recognition of Israel's unilateral annexation of East Jerusalem - and its subsequent expansion of the Jerusalem municipality far beyond the cities' traditional limits to include multiple Palestinian villages and newly built Jewish neighbourhoods.
  • Supreme Court Won't Tackle Sexual Orientation Bias Issue

    Supreme Court Won't Tackle Sexual Orientation Bias Issue

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    The justices declined to review a woman's claim that she was discriminated against based on her sexual orientation - a case that would have required the justices to rule on the matter. That other case potentially could be Zarda v. Altitude Express , Inc., which is pending before the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • U.S. drug convict escapes from Bali jail

    U.S. drug convict escapes from Bali jail

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    Head of Kerobokan prison Tonny Nainggolan said Chrishan Beasley, 32, is believed to have escaped at around 4 a.m.by sawing through a ceiling and then climbing over a 6-meter (20-foot) -high wall behind the prison. American expatriate Paul Anthony Hoffman (57) was captured while also trying to escape. Representatives of Beasley and Hoffman could not immediately be reached for comment.
  • President Trump Sexual Assault Accusers to Speak ... Demand Investigation

    President Trump Sexual Assault Accusers to Speak ... Demand Investigation

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    It was like a bucket of cold water being thrown over me". "America is having a "Me Too" moment, as men ... are being outed and punished for sometimes decades of sexual misconduct", Kelly said at the show's beginning. Kelly interrupted her conversation with the women to announce that the White House had released a new response to the allegations - the first official statement concerning the allegations since the election.
  • Police Are Investigating An Explosion In The Subway Near Times Square

    Police Are Investigating An Explosion In The Subway Near Times Square

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    Reports surfaced early Monday of a large explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan , New York . He appears to be the only person injured. Police Activity: expect traffic/transit delays and emergency personnel near W 42nd St btwn 8th & 9th Ave. Refresh this page for more details on this breaking story .
  • EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem

    EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem

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    Nonetheless the Israeli Prime Minister said that the decision promotes peace, and called on European Union states and the Palestinians to follow suit. Mr Macron appealed for calm in the Middle East and asked the Israeli premier to "give peace a chance" by offering a gesture to Palestinians, such as a settlement freeze on the West Bank.
  • Ronaldo self-proclaims himself

    Ronaldo self-proclaims himself "best player in history"

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    Speaking to France Football , the typically understated Portuguese said: "I don't see anyone better than me". "I think the derby is always a different type of game, it's always a special game", he said. Legends like Floyd Mayweather and LeBron James don't get to their ideal level by chance. "I would love to have played on the same side as you!" "It must be many factors coming together." .
  • Horford, Celtics send Pistons to sixth straight loss

    Horford, Celtics send Pistons to sixth straight loss

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    Boston shut down the Pistons after giving up a season-high 118 points to them in a loss at home last month. The Eastern Conference-leading Boston Celtics avenged a November loss to Detroit on Sunday, December 10, handing the slumping Pistons a 6th straight National Basketball Association defeat 91-81.
  • Brisk Monday ahead with snow chances on the rise tonight

    Brisk Monday ahead with snow chances on the rise tonight

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    Winds will begin to pick up late tonight with winds gusting up to 25 miles per hour. Similar to the last set up we had roll in earlier this weekend, snow showers will ramp up with light accumulations possible. Wind chill values will be down in the single digits and teens. That will keep wind chills near freezing throughout the afternoon. It will certainly be a true taste of winter.