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Booker urges activists, leaders to heed social justice call

Booker urges activists, leaders to heed social justice callIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker urged Democratic activists and black leaders on Friday to heed his call for social justice and apply it to the fight for universal health care coverage and a fair criminal justice system.



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Pompeo’s Dilemma: Heed Maduro’s Demands or Put Diplomats at Risk

Pompeo’s Dilemma: Heed Maduro’s Demands or Put Diplomats at RiskNow, his decision to keep U.S. diplomats in Venezuela risks opening him to similar concerns. Soon after President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that Juan Guaido, the head of the National Assembly, was Venezuela’s rightful leader, Pompeo vowed to ignore an order from President Nicolas Maduro giving U.S. diplomats until Saturday afternoon to leave the country.



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Arachnophobes take heed: this ancient spider had a whip-like tail

Arachnophobes take heed: this ancient spider had a whip-like tailBy Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If you are not a fan of spiders, you may not like the creepy little arachnid scientists found entombed in chunks of amber from northern Myanmar. Unlike its spider cousins alive today, this guy had a tail. Scientists on Monday described four specimens of the arachnid, called Chimerarachne yingi, that inhabited a Cretaceous Period tropical forest about 100 million years ago during the dinosaur age.



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Residents didn't heed voluntary evacuation before mudslide

Residents didn't heed voluntary evacuation before mudslideResidents of the area hit the hardest by the deadly flash floods in Southern California didn't heed a voluntary evacuation.



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Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in Venezuela

Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in VenezuelaBy Andrew Cawthorne and Girish Gupta CARACAS (Reuters) – Many Venezuelan streets were barricaded and deserted on Thursday for a strike called by foes of President Nicolas Maduro to demand elections and the scrapping of plans for a new congress they fear will consolidate dictatorship in the OPEC country. From the Andes to the Amazon, millions joined the 24-hour shutdown, staying at home, closing businesses or manning roadblocks in a civil disobedience campaign the opposition hopes will end nearly two decades of socialist rule. “We must all do our best to get rid of this tyrant,” said Miguel Lopez, 17, holding a homemade shield emblazoned with “No To Dictatorship!” at a barrier on a Caracas street devoid of traffic.



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Muslims heed calls to avoid holy site over Israeli security steps

Muslims heed calls to avoid holy site over Israeli security stepsMuslims heeded calls Monday not to enter a Jerusalem holy site and protested outside after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors at entrances to the ultra-sensitive compound following an attack that killed two policemen. The compound was largely empty apart from tourists and Jewish visitors, with Muslims again praying and protesting outside the site instead of entering through the metal detectors. The Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, includes the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa mosque.



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