Sunday, 19 January 2020

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Teen Drinking Liquid Meth at Border Crossing

SAN DIEGO: Surveillance video shows U.S. Customs and Border officials watching a Tijuana teenager ingest liquid methamphetamine moments before the chemical led to the teen’s death. Cruz Marcelino Velazquez Acevedo, 16, of Tijuana was stopped by federal officials after he entered the U.S. from Mexico through the San Ysidro Port ...

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Next PM to complete 5-year term, says Jemima

LONDON: As Supreme Court of Pakistan announced verdict in the Panama Case scandal and disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan’s ex-wife Jemima Goldsmith has appeared to be very pleased In a series of tweets, Jemima said no civilian Pakistani PM has ever completed its five-year term, but she adds: ...

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Driver crashes £200,000 Ferrari an hour after buying it

YORKSHIRE: A Ferrari driver had a “miracle escape” when his £200,000 supercar careered off a motorway and burst into flames in a field – after owning it for just an hour. The high-performance Ferrari 430 Scuderia was reduced to a twisted wreck following the crash on the M1 near junction ...

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Drinking alcohol regularly ‘protects against diabetes’

LONDON: Drinking alcohol most days a week can significantly protect against developing diabetes, research has shown. A study of more than 70,000 men and women found consuming alcohol three or four days a week was associated with a reduced risk of 27% in men and 32% in women, compared with ...

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Putin says Russia will respond to US sanctions

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow will ultimately have to respond to sanctions imposed by the United States that he condemned as insolent towards Russia. “We are behaving in a very restrained and patient way, but at some moment we will need to respond,” Putin said at ...

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Supreme Court disqualifies PM Sharif in historic Panamagate verdict

ISLAMABAD: A five-judge Supreme Court bench has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a unanimous verdict in the Panamagate case. The apex court has declared Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ineligible to rule in its historic judgement after corruption charges against him and and his family for stashing wealth abroad beyond known ...

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Sweden PM reshuffles cabinet over data scandal

STOCKHOLM: Two Swedish ministers will leave the government in a reshuffle sparked by a huge leak of sensitive data, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said. Interior Minister Anders Ygeman, a political heavyweight in the centre-left government who reportedly knew about the leak but failed to inform the premier, will quit “at ...

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Iran tests satellite launch rocket

IRAN on Thursday “successfully” tested a satellite-launch rocket, days after warning Washington of a response to new US sanctions over the Islamic republic´s ballistic missile programme, state television said. It said the launch vehicle, named Simorgh after a bird in Iranian mythology, was capable of propelling a satellite weighing 250 ...

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