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Source: The Guradian

Venezuela claims it has foiled attempted military uprising

Today 19:05 GMT

Venezuela’s government has claimed to have foiled what appeared to be an attempted military insurrection, blaming the mutiny on “shadowy interests of the extreme right”. In a statement, Venezuela accused a small group of “assailants” from the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) of “betraying their oath of loyalty to the homeland” by kidnapping four officials in an attempt to steal weapons that began at about 2.50am local time (0650 GMT) on Monday.

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Source: BBC

Ant McPartlin gets ADHD support

Today 19:05 GMT

Ant McPartlin has spoken publically for the first time about being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Bacon, who is currently a presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live, was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 42 and acknowledged Ant's comments about him on Twitter.

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Source: The Guradian

Corbyn holds back from conceding to calls for second EU referendum

Today 15:25 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn is likely to refrain from making fresh moves towards backing a second referendum until after the government’s Brexit plan B is voted on later this month, as he seeks to balance pressure from rival wings of his party.

Labour strategists accept that support for a referendum is likely to increase as the risk of a no-deal Brexit is heightened in the run-up to the article 50 deadline on 29 March.

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Source: Fox News

Vanessa Redgrave speaks out on Natasha Richardson’s death: ‘It never becomes OK’

Sunday 06:58 GMT

“Time does not heal; that would seem to me to say that suddenly it’s OK, and it’s not,” Redgrave, 81, told People magazine in their latest issue. “It never becomes OK.”. “You are different,” added Joely, 54. “Just different — changed.

I believe all our loved ones are around us.”. Back in 2014, the now 66-year-old Irish star spoke to Anderson Cooper on “60 Minutes” about Natasha’s tragic death. No one could fill her shoes, of course, but we’re trying to be the best people we can.

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Source: Fox News

Tata & Prince: Precedent for Syria, Afghanistan pullout lies with WWII-era Flying Tigers

Sunday 15:24 GMT

President Trump is right to continue his drive to remove combat troops from Syria and Afghanistan and can cite the success of the privatized Flying Tigers in World War II as a way of finding economy of force during transition operations.

Retired US Army Brigadier Gen. Anthony J. Tata, Brigadier General, was the deputy commanding general of U.S. forces in Afghanistan from 2006-07

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Source: Common Domain

Trump expected to offer support for DACA immigration protection in exchange for more wall funding

Sunday 19:59 GMT

In a gesture toward ending a partial government shutdown in its 29th day, President Trump on Saturday is expected to offer in a televised address protections from deportation for some undocumented immigrants in the U.S. in exchange for $5.7 billion to build the southern border wall, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing White House officials.

Jonathan Swan of Axios has reported that the offer is expected to include Trump’s $5.7 billion demand for wall money in exchange for the BRIDGE Act extending protections for DACA but also legislation to extend the legal status of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders.

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Source: Global News

Trump vows support to anti-abortion marchers in Washington

Saturday 20:54 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in a prerecorded video to thousands of anti-abortion activists in Washington on Friday for the 46th March for Life, vowing to veto any legislation that “weakens the protection of human life.”

The anti-abortion march comes a day before thousands of women descend on Washington for their third march opposing Trump’s presidency.

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Source: Fox News

Women’s March losing steam, supporters amid anti-Semitism concerns

Saturday 13:34 GMT

The Women’s March, which was hailed as an international rebuke of President Trump in 2017 when throngs of activists took the streets the day after his inauguration, is steadily losing supporters amid an anti-Semitism scandal that won't go away.

Meanwhile, spokespersons for Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., said that they would not be attending.


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