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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR HIDING MOTHER’S BODY 44 DAYS POST DEATH

ANM News Desk: An American woman has been arrested for hiding her dead mother’s body for 44 days in their Virginia home.

55-year-old Jo-Whitney Outland had been charged with concealing the body of her mother, Rosemary, in her home following her death on December 29th.

The body had been hidden under 54 blankets, while 66 air fresheners were used to disguise the smell as Ms Outland slept beside it.

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LAWSUITS ROLL IN AS TRUMP DECLARES EMERGENCY

ANM News Desk: Various organisations are issuing  lawsuits challenging the legality of US President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a wall on Mexico-US border since Friday, and lawmakers stated that more are likely to follow.

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US SECURITY ADVISOR, JOHN BOLTON HOLDS TALKS WITH AJIT DOVAL: ASSURES FULL SUPPORT

ANM News Desk: Following the heinous Pulwama attack which led to an uproar all around the world, the United States National Security Adviser John Bolton called up his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Friday to express his condolences and asserted that America supports India’s right to self-defence assuring full support for countering terrorism from its side as well.

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COUNTRIES ALL ACROSS THE GLOBE CONDEMN PULWAMA ATTACK: VOW TO FIGHT TERRORISM TOGETHER

ANM News Desk: Countries from across the globe also condemned the terror attack in Pulwama, with global leaders like the US, Russia, and France asserting that they stand with India in combating the menace of terrorism.

Germany, Australia, Turkey, Canada, and the Czech Republic also condemned the horrific terror attack.

India’s neighbours Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives also expressed solidarity and vowed to combat terrorism jointly.

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UN SECRETARY GENERAL CONDEMNS PULWAMA ATTACK

ANM News Desk: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, perpetrated by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed, calling for those behind the attack to be brought to justice.

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FORMER PAKISTAN BOWLER, SHOAIB AKHTAR MAY RETURN TO LEAGUE CRICKET

ANM News Desk: The former fast bowler of Pakistan Shoaib Akhtar is all set to make a return to Cricket.

Taking to Twitter, Akhtar wrote: “Hello 14th February is the date, mark your calendars guys. Main bhi araha hun iss baar league khelnay.. Aakhir inn bachon ko bhi pata chalay kay tezi hoti kia hai!”

February 14 marks the start of the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) and fans are speculating that Shoaib Akhtar has joined one of the six PSL teams.

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GOOGLE HONOURS THE MARILYN MONROE OF BOLLYWOOD: MADHUBALA

ANM News Desk: Google Doodle on Thursday honoured late legendary actress Madhubala on her 86th anniversary.

The internet platform has paid tribute to the “the Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood” with a doodle by Bengaluru-based artist Muhammed Sajid.

Madhubala was born in Delhi in 1933 as Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi. Her family later moved to Bombay and she was raised in a town located near the Bombay Talkies film studio.

Her first on-screen appearance was at the age of 9 as Baby Mumtaz in the film Basant. Five years later, Madhubala made her official debut alongside Raj Kapoor in Neel Kamal. As the family’s main breadwinner, she worked tirelessly to support her parents and four sisters. Madhubala appeared in nine films during 1949, including a spellbinding breakout performance in the box office hit Mahal. She went on to act in over 70 films in the next two decades, some of the notable ones being BeqasoorBadalHowrah BridgeKala PaniChalti Ka Naam Gaadi and the iconic Mughal-e-Azam.

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RUSSIA TO FORM OWN INTERNET SYSTEM

ANM News Desk: Russian lawmakers backed tighter Internet controls on Tuesday to defend against foreign meddling in draft legislation that critics warn could disrupt Russia’s Internet and be used to stifle dissent.

The legislation, which some Russian media have likened to an online “iron curtain,” passed its first of three readings in the 450-seat lower chamber of parliament.

The bill seeks to route Russian web traffic and data through points controlled by state authorities and proposes building a national Domain Name System to allow the Internet to continue functioning even if the country is cut off from foreign infrastructure.

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OSCARS GET DISAPPROVAL IN SOCIAL MEDIA: USERS WANT THEM TO BE ‘ASHAMED’

ANM News Desk: In a decision that has resulted in waves of disappointment, the Academy Awards for cinematography, film editing, live-action short film and makeup & hair-styling will be presented during commercial breaks this year.

The Academy’s board of governers had in August last year approved a plan to present some of the 24 awards categories during breaks in order to restrict the show’s running time to three hours.

In an email to the group’s membership on Monday, Academy president John Bailey emphasized that the Academy was “still honoring the achievements of all 24 awards on the Oscars.” He added that speeches of the winners of the affected categories will air later in the broadcast.

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VENEZUELA FOCUSES ON INDIA FOR OIL EXPORTS AMID US SANCTIONS

ANM News Desk: Venezuela is turning its focus to cash-paying buyers, especially in India, its second-largest customer after the United States, amid U.S. sanctions designed to undercut financial support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Sanctions are designed to bar Maduro’s access to oil revenue that has helped his government remain in power.

Two supertankers, Baghdad and Folegandros I, launched late on Monday from Venezuela’s Jose terminal carrying cargoes to Indian ports.

Ship tracking data showed several other tankers carrying Venezuelan crude or fuel towards Asia, although the final destinations of these vessels were not yet clear.