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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Donates $500,000 To Trump Fund Despite Economic Woes

The president of Venezuela donated $500,000 (£391,000) to Donald Trump's inauguration fund despite the country suffering severe economic problems and food shortages.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Paris Shooting Attack That Left One Police Officer Dead

Isis has claimed responsibility for the shooting attack in Paris that has left one police officer dead and two seriously injured.

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Venezuela's Tiananmen Moment: The Woman And The Armored Truck

It was another day of violent protests in Venezuela's capital of Caracas, where a convoy of armored trucks, or "rinocerontes," inched forward on a major highway as smoke drifted overhead.

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South Korea Tells Trump It's Actually Never Been a Part Of China

Candidates for South Korea’s May 9 presidential election weighed in on the issue, which comes as the nation’s relations with China are already strained over moves to deploy a U.S. missile defense system on its soil.

South Korea’s government wants to know whether Chinese President Xi Jinping gave alternative facts on the nation’s history to Donald Trump.

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'I'm Glad This Is Over': Tenn. Teacher Accused Of Abducting Girl Nabbed In Calif.

After five weeks on the run, a Tennessee teacher who kidnapped and fled with his 15-year-old student was arrested Thursday deep in the mountains of northern California, authorities said.

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Malia Obama: Man Arrested After Reportedly Stalking And Proposing To Barack Obama's Daughter

Agents are then said to have gone to Mr Cardoso's Brooklyn apartment and interviewed him, concluding that he had psychiatric issues and taking him to a Brooklyn hospital to be evaluated

US authorities have reportedly arrested a man who is accused of stalking and harassing Malia Obama.

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Experts Say Automated Accounts Sharing Fake News Ahead Of French Election

French voters are being deluged with false stories on social media ahead of the country's presidential election, though the onslaught of "junk news" is not as severe as that during last year's U.S. presidential campaign, according to a study by Oxford University researchers.

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Indiana University Policy To Ban New Student Athletes With History Of Sexual Violence

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In an effort to combat campus sexual assault, Indiana University Bloomington has enacted a new policy that would prevent incoming student athletes who have already committed such offenses from playing for the school. Going forward, the athletics department will be conducting an “appropriate inquiry into every prospective student-athlete’s background” and barring them from “athletically-related financial aid, practice or competition” if they have a past with sexual or domestic violence.

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Venezuela Crisis: Police Fire Tear Gas As Protests Enter Second Day

Police in Venezuela have fired tear gas during the second day of violent protests in the capital, Caracas.

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Iran Election: Rouhani Set For Showdown With Rival Raisi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and leading hardliner Ebrahim Raisi have both been approved to run in elections next month, state media has reported.

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