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India-Pakistan border quiet but Kashmir tense amid militancy crackdown

India-Pakistan border quiet but Kashmir tense amid militancy crackdownThe exchange of fire in the past few days has killed seven people on the Pakistani side and four on the Indian side, though the release of a downed Indian fighter pilot by Pakistan on Friday night has helped de-escalate tensions. “By and large the LoC was calm last night but you never know when it will become active again,” said Chaudhry Tariq Farooq, a minister in Pakistani Kashmir. “Tension still prevails.” Indian warplanes carried out air strikes on Tuesday inside northeast Pakistan’s Balakot on what New Delhi called militant camps.



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Venezuela sea aid bid puts quiet Curacao in spotlight

Venezuela sea aid bid puts quiet Curacao in spotlightWillemstad, Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) (AFP) – A sleepy island best known for beaches and a blue liquor named after it has become the focus of a tense bid to bring aid by sea to Venezuela, in the face of warnings that the country’s military will block it. A plane carrying private donations of food and medical aid from Venezuelans in Florida landed on Curacao — population 150,000 — which lies 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Venezuela’s coast. Venezuelans on the island were preparing Friday to transfer the goods to the nearby seaport where they said a ship was ready to take it to Venezuela.



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On Venezuela, quiet talks and opposition unity yield breakthrough

On Venezuela, quiet talks and opposition unity yield breakthroughWhen Juan Guaido declared himself to be Venezuela’s acting president, governments around the Americas were ready. Within minutes, US President Donald Trump recognized him as did the leaders of Canada and major Latin American powers. The dramatic turn against Nicolas Maduro’s leftist regime culminated quickly, but it came after weeks of behind-the-scenes diplomacy including a hushed meeting in Washington with Guaido amid growing alarm as Venezuelans fled their crumbling economy in droves.



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This Quiet Mueller Cooperator Has a Key Role in Trump Probe

This Quiet Mueller Cooperator Has a Key Role in Trump ProbeRick Gates, who spent about a decade working for Kremlin-backed political players in Ukraine, served as Donald Trump’s deputy campaign manager for four months and then became the campaign’s liaison to the Republican National Committee. Weeks later, he appears to have met with Mnuchin and Barrack again for an appointment marked as personal on the Treasury secretary’s calendar.



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Jayme Closs abduction suspect was a quiet student who hoped to join Marines

Jayme Closs abduction suspect was a quiet student who hoped to join MarinesJayme Closs, 13, escaped from a home in Wisconsin where authorities said she was being kept by Jake Thomas Patterson.



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Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay hush money to keep women quiet during 2016 election

Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay hush money to keep women quiet during 2016 election"The man doesn't tell truth, and it's sad that I should have to take responsibility for his dirty deeds," Cohen told ABC's Good Morning America.



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Rape Survivors Share Why They Stayed Quiet In Powerful #WhyIDidntReport Tweets

Rape Survivors Share Why They Stayed Quiet In Powerful #WhyIDidntReport TweetsPresident Donald Trump wonders why survivors of sexual assault don't



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Trump's 'Good Person' Nod To Paul Manafort Is A Sign To Keep Quiet, Ex-U.S. Attorney Says

Trump's 'Good Person' Nod To Paul Manafort Is A Sign To Keep Quiet, Ex-U.S. Attorney SaysPresident Donald Trump's comment calling former campaign chairman Paul



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Richard Russell: quiet, well-liked Seattle airport worker who stole a plane

Richard Russell: quiet, well-liked Seattle airport worker who stole a planeRussell, who was widely identified as the pilot on Saturday morning, was the sole victim in the crash. Russell’s death and the dramatic moments that preceded it – a passenger plane trailed by F-15 fighter jets cutting rolls against the setting sun – left those who knew him stunned and saddened.



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Trump Calls Female Reporter 'So Obnoxious,' Tells Her To Be Quiet

Trump Calls Female Reporter 'So Obnoxious,' Tells Her To Be QuietAre you looking for more substance to President Donald Trump's vague claim



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