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20 апреля, 15:12

She Instagrammed her exotic drug-smuggling vacation. Now 'Cocaine Babe' is going to prison.

“She was seduced by lifestyle and the opportunity to post glamorous Instagram photos from around the world,” an Australian judge said of Melina Roberge.

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Castro rule in Cuba ends as Miguel Diaz-Canel confirmed in leadership change

Cuba’s National Assembly announced the result of a 603-1 vote that marked the end of nearly six decades of rule under Fidel Castro and his brother Raúl.

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How France wants to 'reform' Islam, and 6 other global stories you might have missed

In this occasional series, The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week.

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Video shows belt-wielding assailant screaming ‘Jew’ as he attacks two people on a Berlin street

A string of recent attacks and incidents in Berlin has renewed fears of anti-Semitism.

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Alleged bitcoin heist mastermind reportedly escapes from Iceland prison, goes to airport and flies away

Sindri Thor Stefansson is suspected of orchestrating the heist of about $2 million in computer equipment, officials say.

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Intruders thought stealing a giant gold mace would disrupt Nigeria’s parliament. It didn’t work.

Intruders stormed parliament and ran off with a ceremonial mace. Later, it was found under an overpass.

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A sure sign that spring is here: Netherlands tulip farms are striped with color

The tulip region of the Netherlands takes on the appearance of a patchwork quilt in the spring.

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Trump escalates feud with California governor, refuses to pay for National Guard deployment

The president lashed out on Twitter again hours after Gov. Jerry Brown said he had reached a deal with federal officials to send personnel to the Mexican border.

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London has warmest April day in nearly 70 years, as enormous heat dome consumes Europe

Paris also witnessed its warmest April weather since 1949.

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Castros’ successor, Miguel Díaz-Canel, takes over in Cuba, pledges ‘continuity’

Formally named Cuba’s head of state, Díaz-Canel spoke of cautious change, but always in the context of Cuban socialism.

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South Korean president says North isn’t insisting on American troop withdrawal

Skeptics doubt that Kim Jong Un would so easily give up on one of his key demands.

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Hans Asperger, hailed for autism research, may have sent child patients to be killed by Nazis

The Austrian pediatrician is hailed for his work, but new research into his life shows he might have gone along with a violent regime.