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John Cusack accused of inciting violence for ‘burn it down’ tweet during immigration rant

Actor John Cusack’s flurry of tweets on President Donald Trump’s immigration policy has prompted concern that he may be inciting violence. Some rushed to Cusack’s defense however, insisting his posts were being misinterpreted. Cusack began tweeting about the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policy of separating children from their parents on Sunday. He accused Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen of ...

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Taliban members take selfies, hug Afghan soldiers during Eid ceasefire

Dozens of Taliban members entered the Afghan capital on Saturday. They were unarmed and were met with greetings and hugs by civilians and soldiers in a ceasefire attempt for the Eid holiday. The militants, some wearing traditional headgear, went through the streets of Kabul carrying their flags and urging locals to come forward and take selfies with them. Photos and ...

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Pence heckled repeatedly during tax reform speech (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

US Vice President Mike Pence was repeatedly heckled by protesters during a tax reform speech in Columbus, Ohio, while outside LGBTQ activists held a huge dance party to highlight his dismal record on gay rights. READ MORE:‘Make America Gay Again’: Mike Pence gets trolled with rainbow flag Pence visited Ohio’s capital on Friday as part of a series of events ...

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Czech president burns giant pair of red underpants during press conference (VIDEO)

Czech President Milos Zeman, arguably one of the most colorful politicians around, once again made headlines after torching a giant pair of red boxer shorts to mark the end of “underwear politics.” Zeman called an impromptu press conference in the gardens of Prague Castle on Thursday, raising speculation that the 73-year-old leader, who reportedly suffers from poor health, was going ...

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Kuwaiti TV host fired ‘for inappropriate dress worn during Ramadan’

A TV presenter in Kuwait has reportedly been fired after Twitter users complained that her dress was inappropriate to wear during the holy month of Ramadan. Amal Al Awadhi was fired from a game show she was presenting on a government-owned channel earlier this week. The TV host and actress took to social media to discuss her sacking. “I heard someone saying, ...

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Foreign tourists to shell out almost $2bn in Russia during World Cup

Russia will get a significant boost as a result of increased tourist flow during the FIFA World Cup, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development said. “According to our estimates, foreigners will spend over 100 billion rubles ($ 1.6 billion) during the World Cup in Russia,” Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin told Sovetsky Sport newspaper. He expressed confidence Western sanctions ...

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Pastor mauled by giant crocodile during baptismal ceremony

An Ethiopian pastor has been attacked and killed by a crocodile while baptizing worshippers at a lake in the south of the country. The protestant pastor was in the process of baptizing 80 members of his congregation at  Lake Abaya near Arba Minch city, some 500km to the southwest of the capital Addis Ababa, when a crocodile leaped out of ...

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Pastor mauled by giant crocodile during baptismal ceremony

An Ethiopian pastor has been attacked and killed by a crocodile while baptizing worshippers at a lake in the south of the country. The protestant pastor was in the process of baptizing 80 members of his congregation at  Lake Abaya near Arba Minch city, some 500km to the southwest of the capital Addis Ababa, when a crocodile leaped out of ...

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Be nice & don’t spread manure: Canadian farmers asked to avoid smelly fertilizer during G7

Farmers in Charlevoix, Quebec were urged not to spread smelly fertilizer before the G7 summit in order to protect high-ranking guests from an unpleasant odor, according to media reports. The move may jeopardize crops, however. The call for farmers to avoid spreading manure on their fields came ahead of the G7 summit, which will take place in Charlevoix on June ...

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Soviet-era passenger plane blows three tires during landing (VIDEO)

An ancient Antonov-24 passenger plane destroyed three of its four tires on the wing landing gear after touching down at Yakutsk airport in eastern Siberia. The incident was captured by the passengers on board. Operator Yakutia says that none of the 28 passengers and 4 crew were injured during the landing, which concluded a scheduled flight from Lensk on Wednesday ...

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