Congo forces surround presidential runner-up's residence

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Republican Guard soldiers and police officers surrounded the residence of the runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential election on Saturday before he could leave to file a fraud complaint in court, witnesses said.     Dozens of supporters of Martin Fayulu, who had gathered outside his Kinshasa hotel and residence and were chanting slogans against outgoing President Joseph […]

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Paul Whelan arrest: Russia confirms Briton has been charged with espionage

Foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed at a briefing in the capital that the 48-year-old would face trial, and dismissed suggestions he could be used in a prisoner swap for a Russian held in the US. Mr Whelan – a former US marine born in Canada to British parents, and who now lives in Michigan – was taken into custody […]

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An MS-13 gang member and a convicted sex offender arrested at southern border

The economics of the border wall Border agents arrested a known MS-13 gang member and a convicted sex offender at the U.S.-Mexico border this week. The first incident involved a 46-year-old Mexican national who entered illegally Wednesday evening.  According to a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) press release, Ajo Station agents discovered during processing that the man was convicted in […]

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Gisele Bündchen can't convince Tom Brady to retire from football

Gisele Bündchen’s shocking transformation Supermodel Gisele Bündchen undergoes an edgy transformation for the cover of Vogue Italia. The magazine and model is honoring the career of singer Mina. Gisele Bündchen can't get Tom Brady to leave the NFL — and she's tried. The supermodel appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Wednesday, where the hostess, a New Orleans Saints fan, urged Bündchen […]

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James Bond’s brisk martini consumption puts him ‘well into the fatal range’

Licence to kill? More like licence to swill, according to researchers who say their study of James Bond movies reveals 007 has a "severe" drinking problem. Close viewings of 24 Bond movies from 1962 to 2015 show the secret agent has not only been a heavy drinker for more than six decades but has also engaged in some very dangerous […]

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