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Saudi sisters found in tape tapes in the Hudson River died of suicide, the medical examiner says.

A couple of immigrant sisters from Saudi Arabia, whose bodies were found near the Hudson River in New York City last year, killed themselves, medical officials said Tuesday. Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 23, were tied together with canal tape when their bodies were discovered back in October, about two months after they disappeared from a shelter in Fairfax, …

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Poll shows that Russia's confidence in Putin falls to low-low Russia News

Russia's confidence in its President Vladimir Putin has fallen to its lowest level since 2006 and falls more than 33 percent, according to a recent study by the Russian State Public Opinion Research Center. Confidence in Putin's government fell 33.4 percent last week among slow economic growth, a drop in disposable income and a deeply unpopular increase in retirement age. …

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Venezuela resistance takes to the streets to speed up Maduro

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelans will take on the streets Wednesday when the opposition hopes to take advantage of weeks of speed and drive a change of President Nicolas Maduro, who has overseen economic collapse and the erosion of democracy. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with supporters in Caracas, Venezuela on January 22, 2019. Miraflores Palace / Handout …

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Two drowned Saudi sisters committed suicide: US medical examiner

New York (AFP) – Two Saudi states whose bodies were found together on the banks of a New York river committed suicide, the city's medical examiner said on Tuesday. 16, found beside the Hudson River in late October with no visible signs of trauma, dressed all in black with fur-trimmed coat collars. They were together at the ankles and waist …

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Hong Kong moves to criminalize 'insulting' China's national anthem

This was the scene that repeated Hong Kong football matches, as fans in the semi-autonomous Chinese city expressed their disdain at being represented by the national anthem of the People's Republic of China. Such disrespect of the "March of the Volunteers" will soon be illegal, as Hong Kong moves to adopt a hugely controversial national anthem law which critics say …

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Emiliano Sala plane "took four attempts to take off before they disappeared in the middle of the flight"

Emiliano Sala remains missing and feared death after the plane he travels in disappeared across the English Channel on Monday night. And as frightening details of the tragic flight continue to emerge, reports say the planet needed four attempts to succeed. According to The Sun, the plane failed to leave the ground properly on three occasions in Nantes before finally …

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Moscow claims Whelan had a Flash Drive full of secrets

Welcome to Rabbit Hole, a news analysis that will help you become smart on one story, all obsessed with. Only for Beast Inside members. Paul Whelan was expecting some holiday breaks during a meeting in Moscow. What he received was a thumbs-up full of allegedly classified data and an extended stay on Moscow's most notorious prison. His Russian lawyer speaks …

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