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Cuba denies military in Venezuela, charges U.S. readies intervention

Cuba denies military in Venezuela, charges U.S. readies interventionU.S. President Donald Trump and members of the administration have charged that Cuba’s security forces and military control Venezuela’s and that troops are also on the ground there. “Our government categorically and energetically rejects this slander,” Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said at a Havana press conference, adding all of the some 20,000 Cubans in Venezuela were civilians, most health professionals. Communist-run Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since the Bolivarian Revolution that began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998.



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Florida student faces misdemeanor charges after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

Florida student faces misdemeanor charges after refusing to stand for Pledge of AllegianceAn 11-year-old student in Florida refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and was arrested for a resulting confrontation with a teacher and police officer.



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Police: Gunman in shooting rampage had 6 prior arrests in Aurora, Illinois, including domestic battery charges

Police: Gunman in shooting rampage had 6 prior arrests in Aurora, Illinois, including domestic battery chargesFive male workers of Henry Pratt Co. were found dead and the gunman was killed in a shootout with police after a search of the sprawling warehouse.



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U.S. charges former top Apple lawyer with insider trading

U.S. charges former top Apple lawyer with insider tradingAuthorities said Gene Levoff exploited his positions as corporate secretary, head of corporate law and co-chairman of a committee that reviewed draft copies of Apple’s financial results to trade illegally between 2011 and 2016. Prosecutors said Levoff, 45, of San Carlos, California, generated $ 604,000 in illegal gains, including realized profit and avoided losses, before Apple terminated his decade-long employment in September.



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Ohio man pleads not guilty to deputy slaying charges

Ohio man pleads not guilty to deputy slaying chargesCINCINNATI (AP) — A man who could face the death penalty if convicted pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he fatally shot an Ohio sheriff's deputy and tried to kill others during a standoff.



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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers pleads not guilty to new charges

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers pleads not guilty to new chargesThe 46-year-old man accused of killing 11 people during an attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh in October 2018 has pleaded not guilty to new charges. On Monday, Robert Bowers pleaded not guilty to 19 additional federal charges of hate crimes, as well as the obstruction of free exercise of religious beliefs and discharging a firearm. Mr Bowers now faces 63 charges.



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Najib Asks ‘Why Be Ashamed?’ Before First Trial on 1MDB Charges

Najib Asks ‘Why Be Ashamed?’ Before First Trial on 1MDB ChargesCrisp, tailored suits have recently made way for hoodies and khakis in photos of Najib on social media, while selfies with world leaders such as Barack Obama and the Saudi king are now replaced by those with members of biker clubs. Najib posted a video of a car making a swift turn to criticize flip flops by the administration of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, and shared the phone numbers of two government offices to encourage ministers to speak to one another.



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Feds investigating Jeff Bezos' claims, examining agreement that shielded AMI from criminal charges

Feds investigating Jeff Bezos' claims, examining agreement that shielded AMI from criminal chargesProsecutors with the Southern District of New York are investigating the claims and reexamining an agreement that has protected the Enquirer's parent company.



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Officer won't face charges in Alabama mall shooting

Officer won't face charges in Alabama mall shootingMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer will not face charges for killing a man he mistook for the gunman in a mall shooting, the state's attorney general announced Tuesday.



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No charges for Alabama policeman who shot black man

No charges for Alabama policeman who shot black manAn Alabama police officer who shot and killed a black man he mistook for a gunman will not face any charges, the state attorney general said Tuesday. Emantic “E.J.” Bradford, 21, was shot three times by a police officer in a shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama, on November 22 of last year. The fatal shooting sparked protests by civil rights activists and accusations of racism against the police.



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