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March focuses on women, winnability in 2018

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Marches took place in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles , New York City and other places across the US and the world, with marches reported in Rome, Frankfurt, Germany; Kampala, Uganda and Osaka, Japan. "Caitlyn MacGregor, with "#metoo " written on her face, attends the second annual Women's March in Cambridge, M.A. "I don't believe this administration is going to do anything good for women", she said. Read More »

Olympic Committee Clears Hundreds Of Russian Athletes For Korea Games

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Ahn is the world's most successful Olympic short track speed skater with six gold medals but will not take part in the South Korean Games in the country of his birth. "I do not understand how you can hold the Olympics without the God of the short track", she said to Sport-Express. "Especially (when) the competition is taking place in his homeland". Read More »

Opec ties to oil allies will stretch through 2019

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Since the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), along with Non-OPEC members such as Russian Federation, chose to extend the production cuts of 1.8 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) in November 2017, Brent crude oil prices have gone up nearly 10% and are now trading close to $70 per barrel. Read More »

South Korea to ban cryptocurrency traders from using anonymous bank accounts

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What are your thoughts on South Korea's new cryptocurrency regulations? South Korea isn't the only country that has regulated cryptocurrency trading. Mining of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies presents a unique "Make in India" opportunity that can boost self-employment. Tax authorities in India were also forced to take action after learning that $3.5 billion worth of cryptocurrency transactions took place during a 17-month period. Read More »

Pence: US embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

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Pence spoke in Israel's Knesset on Monday, after meeting with leaders in Egypt and Jordan over the weekend. "In the weeks ahead our administration will advance its plan to open the United States embassy in Jerusalem , and that United States embassy will open before the end of next year", Pence told the Knesset. Read More »

What Donald Trump's Mental Health Exam Doesn't Tell Us

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Jackson said the president's overall health "was excellent ", helped in part because Trump does not drink or smoke. "So yes, I have great respect for people who- great respect for this doctor, but if that's what 6'3", 239 pounds looks like, that's a shock to me". Read More »

Former England captain Jimmy Armfield dies aged 82

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The defender, who was part of Sir Alf Ramsey's World Cup-winning squad in 1966, also enjoyed a successful broadcasting career. Blackpool Football Club said it was "deeply saddened to learn of the passing of its record appearance holder and vice-president". Read More »

Afghanistan: Siege at Kabul Hotel Kills at Least 18

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Tactics: Four gunmen entered the Intercontinental Hotel in the Bagh-e Bala area of Kabul and began an attack using small arms and grenades, though the Taliban released pictures of five attackers. The deadliest of the recent attacks happened at a Shiite cultural centre on December 29 when a suicide bomber blew himself up, killing more than 40 people. Read More »

Nassar sentencing set to resume for 5th day

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In a victim impact statement at Nassar's sentencing hearing in Michigan, Raisman told Perry she had inherited a organization that was "rotting from the inside". Gymnastics , and I assume by now you are very well aware of the weighty responsibility you've taken on. Michigan's Attorney General is reviewing how the university handled allegations regarding Nassar. Read More »

'Unilateral actions' by U.S. in Syria infuriated Turkey, Russia's Lavrov says

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There are many sober-minded people, he underscored, who understand that "strategic stability should be maintained, and all risks to it eliminated". Lavrov warned: " Russia has its " red lines ". "Many political scientists are asking why do we care and say that the worst is the best: let the United States prove its inability to find an agreement, (to show) its destructive role in global affairs, let it be in Iran or Syria and where the unilateral actions have already infuriated Turkey", he ... Read More »

Pawan Kalyan given warm reception at Kondagattu

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Pawan Kalyan said BJP president Amit Shah had once suggested to him that there was no scope for regional parties and that he should join the BJP. Tuesday: To interact with party cadres from erstwhile united Karimnagar, united Nizamabad and united Adilabad districts at Shubham Gardens in Karimnagar city at 10.45 am. Read More »

Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meeting

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The main Arab party in the Israeli parliament , the Knesset, warned ahead of time it would boycott Pence over Donald Trump's decision to name Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . Netanyahu lauded the American-Israeli alliance, which he said has "never been stronger". "The American administration must not contribute to escalating the situation further", said Nabil Abu Rdainah, a spokesman for Abbas, after Pence's remarks . Read More »

Yet Another Tell-All About Trump's White House Reveals Insider Secrets

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I get that. But you're just another staffer who doesn't know what you're doing", Bannon said, The Washington Post reported when it published excerpts on Monday. For example, Trump was reportedly "strongly advised" not to send then-press secretary Sean Spicer out in front of the cameras to argue with reporters about his inaugural crowd size. Read More »

Davos: PM Modi chairs round-table meeting with top CEOs

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India now is a US$2.3 trillion (S$3 trillion) economy and is poised to be the fastest growing in 2018 with a projected growth of 7.3 per cent, ahead of China, according to the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects report released earlier this month. Read More »

Azerbaijan in top 3 in WEF's Inclusive Development Index

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The index has also classified the countries into five sub-categories in terms of the five-year trend of their overall Inclusive Development Growth score - receding, slowly receding, stable, slowly advancing and advancing. The first part covers 29 advanced economies and the second 74 emerging economies. It is followed by Canada (17), France (18), the United Kingdom (21), the United States (23), Japan (24) and Italy (27). Read More »

Turkey Expects Swift Campaign Against US-Backed Kurds in Syria

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Turkey considers the YPG a terrorist group because of its ties to its own Kurdish insurgency. The whole world owes a tremendous debt to these freedom fighters and they must not be betrayed and sacrificed to the cynical politics of powerful imperialist and regional capital interests. Read More »

South Korean Protesters Burn Kim Jong-un Poster

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It is part of a sudden reconciliation between the neighbouring countries, which will also see their athletes march together under a "unification flag" before the Olympics. After having dinner at their hotel Hyon's team will go back to North Korea using the western route via the Gyeongui Line Train. North Korea will send 22 athletes , including a group of women's hockey players who will join South Korean players to field a combined women's team. Read More »

Lawmakers back bill to reopen USA government

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Enactment by Trump of the bill allowed the government to reopen fully on Tuesday and keep the lights on through February 8, when the Republican-led Congress will have to revisit budget and immigration policy, two disparate issues that have become closely linked. Read More »

Aguero hat trick helps Man City get back to winning ways

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Benitez's side conceded possession and though his team did pull one goal back in the second half, Manchester City were at their dominating best against the Magpies . "But, of course, the most important thing against the teams who defend so well [like Newcastle] are the guys who can take a risk, to be aggressive against them". Read More »

Ready to cross the border: Rajnath Singh

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An Indian Army Captain was injured on Tuesday when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district by opening fire at Indian posts along the LoC. According to Indian media, The BSF has fired over 9,000 rounds of mortar shells across LOC in the past four days. "Pakistan shall vigorously deter enemy aggression and deliver a robust response", the defense minister said while addressing army officers and troops at the Line of Control ... Read More »

Vandals attack another church in Chile after Pope visit

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Even the Pope's top advisor on clerical sex abuse, Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, issued a critical statement siding with the victims. The 2015 appointment outraged Chileans and badly divided the Osorno diocese, where hundreds of lay Catholics and many priests have refused to accept Barros. Read More »

Six killed in crack down on banned protest against Congo's President Kabila

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The UN peacekeeping mission in the country said six people were killed in Kinshasa and fifty-seven others were injured in the rallies across the country. The widespread marches had been called for by the country's Catholic Church, which appealed for a large but peaceful demonstration. "But if they let the march take place, they will respect the Constitution and peace will prevail". Read More »

Trump takes on Sen Dick Durbin over 'shithole' remark

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The African Union has issued a statement last weekend calling on US President Donald Trump to apologize after he reportedly called nations on the continent "shitholes". Trump did or did not say. Sen. DACA deal "probably dead', says Trump US President Donald Trump appeared to give up for dead an immigration deal, coming back on the issue in a pair of early morning tweets ". Read More »

Australian Open 2018 week two preview and predictions

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Djokovic was asked about his health in his news conference: "Yeah, it's not great". She streaked away with the first set and although 2008 champion Sharapova briefly threatened a fightback after falling behind in the second, it was not to be the Russian's night. Read More »

Temperatures to fall today, with possible rain-snow mix in forecast

The alert, which runs from 3 p.m. Monday until 9 a.m. on Tuesday , warns freezing rain could create hazardous driving conditions during the Monday evening and Tuesday morning commutes. Tuesday's high will be a more winter-like 34 degrees. Wednesday night , the low will be around 32, according to the weather service. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Read More »

Barcelona, Real Madrid record emphatic wins

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We began well, although they scored at a throw-in. Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga after recording a 7-1 victory over lowly Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday afternoon at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid . "I'm happy to be back playing again, to be at this level and improving all the time. Mostly the attitude of the players, which was the most important". Read More »

Britain No Match For Russia's Military, UK Army Chief Says

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Among the areas of concern Carter's speech highlights are the Russian army's long-range missile strike capability. "Our ability to pre-empt or respond to threats will be eroded if we don't keep up with our adversaries", Carter will say, according to excerpts from the speech , published by The Guardian . Read More »

AMBER Alert called off for 18-month old, father in custody

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The suspect is driving a white, 2016, Toyota Tundra, with a Texas, license plate number of GH58MH. One is reportedly an Alaska sticker and the other shows the Texas "Don't Tread on Me" flag with a snake. Police later found the toddler safe in the back seat of Concepcion's truck inGuadalupe County, on the side of the road, on Sunday afternoon. McManus also confirmed that Concepcion is a veteran of the US Army and that police have contacted area military bases. Read More »

Halliburton Earnings, Revenue Growth Beat Views As Stock Nears Buy Point

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Founders Capital Management's holdings in Halliburton were worth $1,090,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. It is negative, as 84 investors sold HAL shares while 297 reduced holdings. Halliburton Company has a twelve month low of $38.18 and a twelve month high of $58.78. Tiaa Cref Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.09% in Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL ) or 2.83M shares. Read More »

Myanmar's rush to resolve Rohingya crisis backfires

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Bangladesh officials had earlier admitted repatriation would likely be delayed and, once begun, take up to two years. Most Rohingya lived in poverty in Myanmar's Rakhine state, near the Bangladesh border. "We have been in negotiation with the government", he said , speaking on condition of anonymity. The decision comes as tensions have risen in camps holding hundreds of thousands of refugees, some of whom are opposing their transfer back to Myanmar because of what they say is a lack of ... Read More »

White House spox: Graham, Durbin 'dishonest' about immigration plan

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller in particular has been a problem, he said . "I am not surprised that the amnesty advocates are lashing out at Stephen Miller ", Jessica M. "My sense is he's engaged in trying to carry out the president's agenda. A lot worse", he said, according to The New York Times . 'He's here to push the president's agenda, like everybody in this building'. Read More »

Australian Open upset: World No. 98 Sandgren sinks fifth seed Thiem

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Sandgren's next opponent is to be world No. 58 Hyeon Chung of South Korea, who defeated Serbian star Novak Djokovic in straight sets. Djokovic was playing his first competitive tennis since Wimbledon last July, and had to remodel his service swing to take some load off his injured right elbow. Read More »