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Federal agents stormed the Venezuelan Embassy in the U.S. Thursday morning and ousted four remaining protesters sympathetic to socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro, according to the State Department. Protesters from three activist groups started occupying the embassy in mid-April, reported Reuters. Their numbers dwindled after the building’s utilities were cut off and they were given
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Get the CDN Morning News Blast Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. You have subscribed! There was an error processing your subscription. Washington – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) removed sanctions imposed on Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera (Cristopher), who
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An alleged Russian beluga spy whale appears to have publicly defected to Norway and is refusing to leave one of the country’s port cities, worrying animal experts. Fisherman in northern Norway discovered the friendly beluga whale in late April, swimming among their boats with a harness around its body that read “Equipment of St Petersburg.”
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Venezuelan revolutionary leader Juan Guaido failed to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro Tuesday after calling on the military to oust the South American dictator. Secret talks between Venezuelan military officials and revolutionary leader Juan Guaido reportedly broke down or were sabotaged. Guaido called on the military to revolt but lacked support from the generals, and Maduro
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Salah Khawaja, a retired terrorist and member of The Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) Movement, said Tuesday that calling BDS members terrorists is their greatest threat. According to a video released by Muslim Brotherhood and Radical Islam in America, Khawaja is considered “one of the most high-profile ‘non-violent’ activists in the region” and has spent over
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New Zealand’s prime minister set a timeline for her government to draft stricter gun laws but failed to make concrete proposals after a meeting with her cabinet following Friday’s deadly mosque shootings. “Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer,” Prime
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The man who attacked a mosque in New Zealand Friday wrote the name of a little girl killed in a 2017 terrorist attack on his rifle, justifying his own attack as “revenge” for her death. Alleged gunman, 28-year-old Australian man Brenton Tarrant, attacked two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 49 people and wounding numerous others, according to CNN. Written on
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China is trying to stem an economic slowdown, including rising unemployment, continuing into the first two months of 2019 after documenting its worst year of economic growth in nearly 30 years in 2018. Beijing is trying to counter the slowdown by spending more on infrastructure project and encouraging banks to extend loans to small
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Medicare for all, healthcare paid for through taxation, is in trouble in Northern Europe. More specifically, it’s failing in countries that Democrats continually cite as success stories for single-payer systems. Finland’s government resigned Friday after failing to implement reforms required to save its taxpayer-funded boondoggle from inefficiency and cost overruns. “We need reforms, there
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The first shipment of humanitarian aid crossed the border from Brazil to Venezuela Saturday, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared, but getting aid to the people of Venezuela continues to be beyond difficult. “This is a great accomplishment, Venezuela!” Guaido wrote on Twitter Saturday. Guaido, a 35-year-old lawmaker and president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, declared
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The Trump administration issued a strong warning to former Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro after two citizens, attempting to get food and supplies into the country, were killed by soldiers loyal to him. “The world is watching,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. “Press reports indicate that the military has killed
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