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US military planes land near Venezuela border with aid

February 16, 2019

The US military has airlifted tons of humanitarian aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro and back his rival for the leadership of the South American nation.

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‘Hitler’ actor Bruno Ganz dies at 77

February 16, 2019

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in Downfall and an angel in Wim Wenders’ Wings Of Desire, has died at the age of 77.

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US sending new shipment of aid to Venezuelan border

February 15, 2019

The US is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using US military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power, according to a State Department email sent to Congress.

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In Video: President Putin put through a judo workout

February 15, 2019

Vladimir Putin has warmed up and trained with some of Russia’s best judo fighters during a trip to Sochi. The president was filmed performing a series of takedowns on male fighters, and was only toppled to the ground by a female fighter. Mr Putin said he enjoyed the training and that judo “cheers him up”.

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