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World Woman mauled by jaguar while taking a selfie apologizes to zoo
Author: 0 Woman mauled by jaguar while taking a selfie apologizes to zoo

The woman, whose identity has not been released, also made an apparent effort to remove blame from the animal, saying she was not "attacked". Officials with Wildlife World Zoo said in a statement that a guest was injured by a female jaguar at the zoo in Litchfield Park, not far from Phoenix.

Author: 0 Irans Rouhani hails special ties with Iraq ahead of visit

Iran is determined to strengthen its brotherly ties with neighboring Iraq , Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday before his "historic" first visit to the country, state television said on Monday. A statement from Khan's office also heralded a forthcoming visit to Iran, during which it is expected by both countries that bilateral coordination and cooperation will deepen.

World 116-yr-old Japanese woman recognized as world's oldest person
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The outlet reported that Tanaka's family was at the world-record ceremony, though it didn't specify which of her family members were in attendance at the event. The oldest man ever is Jiroemon Kimura, also from Japan, who was born on 19 April 1897 and passed away aged 116 years 54 days on 12 June 2013. That title has been held by France's Jeanne Lousie Calment for the past 22 years, who died in a nursing home in southern France in 1997 at age 122.

World Snow, ice and strong winds forecast as wintry weather returns
Author: 0 Snow, ice and strong winds forecast as wintry weather returns

Valid: Saturday 09 March 2019 23:00 to Monday 11 March 2019 06:00. For those heading out early in the morning forecasts show that snow is likely to hit Wrexham at about 5am with temperatures dropping to 1C. Scattered showers will gradually die out further south. It will be dry in many parts with sunny spells; however, a few showers will occur, chiefly in parts of the west and north.

World President Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for wall
Author: 0 President Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for wall

That previous request led to an impasse that resulted in a 35-day partial shutdown of the USA government, the longest ever. "President Trump hurt millions of Americans and caused widespread chaos when he recklessly shut down the government to try to get his expensive and ineffective wall, which he promised would be paid for by Mexico", they said.

World The British baby of an ISIS bride dies in northern Syria
Author: 0 The British baby of an ISIS bride dies in northern Syria

The Iqbals, whose parents are reportedly originally from Pakistan, left London for Syria in 2013 after they married suspected jihadists, who were linked the murder of western hostages, who were butchered on camera. Last month, Javid confirmed the boy was a British citizen and said he had considered the child's interest when deciding to revoke Begum's citizenship.

World 'Serial' podcast murder case: Court denies new trial for Adnan Syed
Author: 0 'Serial' podcast murder case: Court denies new trial for Adnan Syed

In one, Syed said he gave his previous lawyers two letters from Asia McClain , a fellow student who said she saw Syed at a library around the time of the murder. The state appealed again. More than a decade later, the popular Serial podcast brought Syed's case to millions of listeners with its debut 2014 season.

World Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Capitalism as 'Irredeemable'
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Although Ocasio-Cortez spent plenty of time pontificating about the evils of capitalism and big corporations, she failed to mention that she owes $1,870.36 in corporate taxes on a company she founded in 2012, Fox News reported . American television personality and climate activist Bill Nye voiced his support for Ocasio-Cortez after crashing one of her SXSW sessions on Saturday.

World Three Albertans killed in Ethiopian plane crash
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Carleton University has expressed shock over the death of Professor Pius Adesanmi , a member of its staff, whom it descried as "one of the canadians" killed in Sunday's plane crash. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the news devastating and said his thoughts are with all the victims and everyone who lost friends, family or loved ones.

World Nigerians Elect State Governors Amid Concerns Over Violence
Author: 0 Nigerians Elect State Governors Amid Concerns Over Violence

The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned what it described as "confiscation" of the Rivers governorship election results and demands the immediate release of the poll result to avert a crisis. Fears of possible election-related violence led to a massive deployment of security personnel across the country, and on Friday the army said it would ensure that people could vote in a non-violent environment.

World Tips to Survive Daylight Saving Time
Author: 0 Tips to Survive Daylight Saving Time

The patchwork of DST rules that varied from town to town and state to state was brought together in the Uniform Time Act of 1966, according to CNN . Congress has extended the duration of DST twice, and it now covers two-thirds of the year. Existing federal law requires the entire state of New Mexico to advance one hour in March through a period know as daylight saving time .

World Murder charge dropped against woman accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam
Author: 0 Murder charge dropped against woman accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam

Charges haven't been dropped against Aisyah's co-defendant, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong . The women, in their 20s, had always denied murder, saying they believed they were taking part in a prank and were tricked by North Korean agents into carrying out the Cold War-style hit using VX nerve agent .

World Diver Rainer Schimpf is sucked into a Bryde whale in South Africa
Author: 0 Diver Rainer Schimpf is sucked into a Bryde whale in South Africa

A 51-year-old South African dive tour operator, Rainer Schimpf , was out with his team to film a sardine run in the ocean before he was grabbed by a Bryde's whale, that swallowed his head first. Incredibly, the experience barely knocked the wind out of him, and after checking he had no injuries, he dived back into the water in search of the bait ball.

World Murder-Kidnap Suspect Plans To Plead Guilty
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In the letter, Patterson also said he planned to plead guilty to the charges against him because he does not want Closs' family to "worry about a trial". Closs's family said they were notified by police about the letter, but they declined to comment. Patterson's attorneys did not immediately respond to messages from AP.

World Who can be trusted in Cohen-Trump saga?
Author: 0 Who can be trusted in Cohen-Trump saga?

Mr. Trump's assertions bring the number of false statements Cohen is accused of making to the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee last week to three. "Prior to Michael Cohen's decision to leave the "Joint Defense Group" and tell the truth on July 2, 2018, Michael was open to the ongoing "dangling" of a possible pardon by Trump representatives privately and in the media".

World Canada’s Trudeau denies interfering in SNC-Lavalin case
Author: 0 Canada’s Trudeau denies interfering in SNC-Lavalin case

After repeatedly refusing to do so, she was removed from her post and given a different Cabinet position instead. Trudeau and his aides deny doing anything wrong, saying they were only pointing out that prosecution could endanger thousands of people's jobs because a conviction would make the company ineligible for government contracts.

World Woman taking selfie attacked by jaguar at Wildlife World Zoo
Author: 0 Woman taking selfie attacked by jaguar at Wildlife World Zoo

Kristy Morcom, spokesperson for Wildlife World Zoo, said barriers around animal enclosures are put in place for the safety of both the guests and animals. The Rural Metro Fire Department has released 911 audio detailing what happened after a woman was clawed by a jaguar while trying to take a selfie with the animal at the Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park.

World Iran: UK diplomatic protection for prisoner legally invalid
Author: 0 Iran: UK diplomatic protection for prisoner legally invalid

Asked if he was prepared to take Iran to global court, sanction it, or summon its ambassador, Mr Hunt said "all these things are possible, but we would like to solve this in an amicable way". He added, "Govts may only exercise such protection for own nationals". Her psychological state is now perilous, and she is suffering from significant neurological and other physical health issues.

World 'Brexit in peril' as PM May faces heavy defeat
Author: 0 'Brexit in peril' as PM May faces heavy defeat

Brandon Lewis warned recalcitrant lawmakers, including many in his own party, that if the government's withdrawal plan is voted down Tuesday it is possible Britain will end up staying in the EU. Nigel Dodds, deputy leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) which props up May's minority government, and Steve Baker, a leading figure in the large eurosceptic faction of her Conservative party, warned "the political situation is grim".

World AP, T'gana to go to polls on April 11..
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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 , with the EC reportedly citing security reasons for the decision.

World Ilhan Omar furor reflects intensifying U.S. debate over Israel
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Democratic House leaders hope to move on to the scandal around Omar, who in three months has prompted three major waves of condemnation for her comments on Israel. Omar as a bumbling fool for not being able to predict the hurt her remarks would cause other people. The Anti-Defamation League said it was "pleased the House of Representatives took a firm stance against anti-Semitism, including making an explicit statement rejecting the pernicious myth of dual loyalty and other vile slurs that ...

World Americans will need a visa for European travel in 2021
Author: 0 Americans will need a visa for European travel in 2021

From 2021, United States citizens will be required to have a visa if they travel to Europe. Travelers will need to receive confirmation by email before starting their trip so airlines can verify it. There has been some confusion online, however, after a few news outlets referred to ETIAS as a "visa". There is an exception to the new rule for minors, who will still only need their normal passport.

World President Trump says Michael Cohen lied about not seeking a pardon
Author: 0 President Trump says Michael Cohen lied about not seeking a pardon

Cohen is set to report to prison in May for three years stemming from charges that include campaign-finance violations related to those payments. The lawsuit was the latest salvo in an escalating feud between Trump and Cohen, who represented Trump for close to a decade and once said that he would "take a bullet" for his client.

World Nirav Modi spotted in London with 10,0000 Pound Ostrich hide jacket
Author: 0 Nirav Modi spotted in London with 10,0000 Pound Ostrich hide jacket

The visible extravagance amid the storm over the alleged multi-crore fraud involving a public sector bank drew severe criticism on social media. Choksi , meanwhile, has also settled in the Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda. A source told the the United Kingdom daily that Modi had been given a National Insurance number by the Department for Work and Pensions, meaning he can legally work in Britain, and has used British bank accounts.

World Venezuela hit by major blackout, government blames 'sabotage'
Author: 0 Venezuela hit by major blackout, government blames 'sabotage'

The Trump administration is granting US companies more time to comply with sanctions barring transactions with Venezuela's state-run oil company. At the maternity ward at the Avila Clinic in wealthy eastern Caracas Thursday night, several mothers wept as nurses held candles to monitor the vital signs of premature babies in incubators.