Popular Brazilian Teen Model Shot In The Head And Killed

A popular Brazilian teenage model was left brain dead after she was shot in the head during a road rage incident.

The pretty teen model was riding as a passenger in a car around 1:50 a.m., when an argument ensued between the driver of her car and another driver on the road. An occupant of the other car fired three shots, and the voluptuous 14-year-old was caught in the gunfire.


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Japanese police question US tourist over severed head

An American tourist is being questioned by Japanese police after a woman's severed head was found in a holiday flat he was renting in Osaka.

Police believe the head, which was found in a suitcase, belongs to a Japanese woman who was last seen on CCTV footage walking with the suspect.


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The terrifying phenomenon that is pushing species towards extinction

The saiga - whose migrations form one of the great wildlife spectacles - were victims of a mass mortality event, a single, catastrophic incident that wipes out vast numbers of a species in a short period of time.

Kock is confident that climate change will lead to more MMEs - pushing vulnerable species closer to extinction and altering the food web.


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French Food Waste Law Changing How Grocery Stores Approach Excess Food

French Food Waste Law Changing How Grocery Stores Approach Excess Food : The Salt Two years ago, France introduced a law to force supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities and food banks.

The French law seem to have encouraged the development of a whole ecosystem of businesses that are helping grocery stores better manage their stocks and reduce food waste, although a formal review is still in the works.


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Xi Jinping to cement his power with plan to scrap two-term limit

The Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, already considered the country's most dominant since Mao Zedong, looks to have further cemented his grip on power after Beijing unveiled plans to scrap the presidency's two-term limit.

The growing supremacy of Xi, 64, who took power in late 2012, was underlined in a second Xinhua report that announced a body of political philosophy bearing his name, Xi Jinping Thought, would also be written into China's constitution.


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Research: The Amazon Might Be Past the Point of Saving

The degradation of the Amazon rainforest will reach a critical point if deforestation exceeds 20% of its initial area, says new research.

"We believe that the sensible course is not only to strictly curb further deforestation, but also to build back a margin of safety against the Amazon tipping point, by reducing the deforested area to less than 20%, for the commonsense reason that there is no point in discovering the precise tipping point by tipping it," the scientists said.


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Kim Jong-un says he is ready to hold talks with the US

North Korea has expressed willingness on Sunday to hold talks with the USSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in held a secret meeting with Kim's delegation in Pyeongchang South Korea's presidential office released a brief statement saying that Pyongyang was ready to hold talks with WashingtonAll this came as a president's daughter Ivanka went on a handshaking diplomatic spree around the Olympic games Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol, Moon Jae-in and Ivanka Trump sat near each other during the closing ceremonyBy Shekhar Bhatia In Pyeongchang For Dailymail.com.

Kim Jong-un has made the first step in trying to bury the hatchet with the US by saying he was open to talks.


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Inside cop killers' horror sex cult

Leaders of the Mancoba Seven Angels Ministry cult - called "Angels" by their members - have emerged as the alleged masterminds behind Tuesday night's massacre of five police officers at the police station in the tiny Eastern Cape town of Engcobo.

Speaking outside the Engcobo Police Station yesterday, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula promised the cult would be closed once police had completed their investigation.


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What can the Swiss teach the US about guns?

Like the US, a quarter of Swiss homes have guns, but far fewer of them: The United States has roughly one gun per person, whereas Switzerland has one for every four people.

Tellingly, most gun owners in the US cite gun ownership as intrinsic to their sense of personal freedom, whereas the Swiss perceive gun possession as intrinsic to their sense of national freedom.


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Brave Boston bombing officer criticizes Florida cops in high school shooting

A Massachusetts officer who knows exactly what it's like to risk his own life for the safety of others criticized Florida cops who stood outside a high school building last week as more than a dozen students and staff members were murdered by a gunman.

Israel has confirmed that video from the school shows Deputy Peterson, the school's armed response officer and former employee of the month, standing outside the building for more than four minutes while Cruz opened fire inside.


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China will scrap limit on presidential term, meaning Xi Jinping can stay on

China will remove the constitutional restriction for the maximum number of terms the president and vice-president can serve, Xinhua reported on Sunday, paving the way for President Xi Jinping to stay on beyond 2023.

In a brief report, the official news agency said the Communist Party had proposed to remove the expression that the president and vice-president "Shall serve no more than two consecutive terms" from the country's constitution.


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104 schoolgirls missing after

Manzo - the newly elected head of the parents' association at the school - said that according to parents and the association's records 104 girls were missing.

"According to our record 104 girls are missing including my 16-year-old daughter, Fatima. Those are the numbers we gather from fathers who have not seen their children from the school. They told us they saw some girls but the governor has told us yesterday they haven't found them," Manzo said.


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Satellite Imagery Confirms Russia Deployed Stealthy Su-57 Fighters To Syria

We have discussed the reasons why Russia would execute such a surprise deployment of their most technologically advanced combat aircraft, but beyond the marketing and tactical aspects of the operation, Moscow's choice to send the Su-57 to Syria shouldn't be surprising, as we have said it would be just a matter of time.

Now we'll have to wait and see how Russia publicizes the Su-57's presence in Syria and if they attempt to challenge airspace patrolled by American fighters, namely F-22 Raptors.


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C.D.C. Employee Is Missing Nearly Two Weeks After Leaving Work Sick

Their father, Terrell Cunningham, 60, said his son's supervisor told him that Commander Cunningham had reported for work but that he had left midday because he wasn't feeling well.

Commander Cunningham's father and his mother, Tia-Juana Cunningham, 60, drove all night from their home in Waldorf, Md., arriving in Atlanta early in the morning on Feb. 14."I just did not know what to expect," Terrell Cunningham said.


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Fears grow as rightwing billionaires battle to erode US union rights

A 20-year campaign by rightwing billionaire donors to undermine trade unions and strike a blow at the progressive movement in Americacomes to a climax on Monday, in a hearing at the US supreme court.

Minutes of a Bradley committee meeting in February 2016 reveal the foundation's estimate of what restricting union rights would do in just four of the most unionized states, New York, California, Oregon and Washington.


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Mack Beggs: Transgender wrestler booed in Texas final

MACK Beggs just bagged the Texas girls' Class 6A 110-pound division wrestling competition for the second time.

"He has so much respect for all the girls he wrestles," Beggs' mother, Angela McNew, told AP. "People think Mack has been beating up on girls ... The girls he wrestles with, they are tough. It has more to do with skill and discipline than strength."


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Russian spies hacked the Olympics and tried to make it look like North Korea did it, says US official

Washington: Russian military spies hacked several hundred computers used by authorities at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, according to US intelligence.

Apart from accessing the computers, GRU cyber-operators also hacked routers in South Korea last month and deployed new malware on the day the Olympics began, according to Western intelligence agencies.


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Student to Stoneman Douglas officer: ‘You could have saved a lot of lives' – WSVN 7News

PARKLAND, FLA. - A student who was at school during the time of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas said he saw School Resource Deputy Scot Peterson sit by and do nothing.

When asked what would he say to Peterson, Huff responded: "You are despicable. You didn't do your job. You were trained for this. You were armed. You had a bulletproof vest. You were protected more than anyone else who died, who lost their lives, and you did nothing. You froze. You got scared. You did nothing at all, and you could have saved a lot of lives."


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Russian spies hacked the Olympics and tried to make it look like North Korea did it, U.S. officials say

Russian military spies hacked several hundred computers used by authorities at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, according to U.S. intelligence.

Apart from accessing the computers, GRU cyber-operators also hacked routers in South Korea last month and deployed new malware on the day the Olympics began, according to Western intelligence agencies.


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Mexico's president won't visit White House after border wall argument

Mexico's president will reportedly no longer visit the White House after he argued with President Donald Trump over his long-promised border wall.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto reportedly backed out of plans to visit the White House after a heated argument with President Donald Trump this week over his long-promised wall along the US-Mexico border.


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Three sheriff's deputies remained outside school during Parkland shooting

Three deputies from the Broward County Sheriff's Office remained outside the freshman building of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, during one of the nation's deadliest school shootings, two law enforcement sources confirmed to NBC News Saturday.

While the reason they remained outside is currently unclear, experts say it's highly unusual for a police officer to stay on the sidelines of an active shooting scene and not try to neutralize the threat.


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Google 'bro culture' led to sex harassment of engineer: suit

Now, Lee's lawsuit - filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court - alleges the company failed to to protect her, saying, "Google's bro-culture contributed to suffering frequent sexual harassment and gender discrimination, for which Google failed to take corrective action."

Lee is seeking unspecified damages in excess of $25,000 for harassment, gender discrimination, failure to prevent sexual harassment, disability discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation.


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Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch 'Crisis Actor' Posts

"They're not able to police their platforms when the type of content that they're promising to prohibit changes on a too-frequent basis," Jonathon Morgan, founder of New Knowledge, a company that tracks disinformation online, said of Facebook and YouTube.

On Facebook, some of the posts the social network had vowed to ban were still gaining traction.


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Rome's Colosseum turned red to protest Pakistan blasphemy law

ROME - Rome's ancient Colosseum was lit in red on Saturday in solidarity with persecuted Christians, particularly Asia Bibi, a woman condemned to death under Pakistan's blasphemy laws.

Human rights groups such as Amnesty International say the blasphemy law is increasingly exploited by religious extremists as well as ordinary Pakistanis to settle personal scores.


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Rome's Colosseum turned red to protest Pakistan blasphemy law

ROME - Rome's ancient Colosseum was lit in red on Saturday in solidarity with persecuted Christians, particularly Asia Bibi, a woman condemned to death under Pakistan's blasphemy laws.

Human rights groups such as Amnesty International say the blasphemy law is increasingly exploited by religious extremists as well as ordinary Pakistanis to settle personal scores.


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State of Emergency for Atlantic Whales

In a little over two years, 62 humpback whales deaths have been recorded, with strandings occurring in every state along the east coast.

For our Atlantic whales already struggling to survive, seismic blasting would drown out the sounds they rely on to survive over vast swaths of the ocean, making it impossible to communicate with one another, to find food, to detect predators.


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