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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 »

Government Shutdown 2018: Will The US Military Get Paid?

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The scene highlighted political stakes for both parties in an election-year shutdown. The White House is blaming Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer standing in the way for the Senate to pass the stopgap spending bill which has already been approved by the House of Representatives on Thursday night on largely party lines. Read More »

Suspicious "Ice Ball" Landed in India Believed to Be Frozen Human Waste

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These are normally disposed of once the plane has landed. Local official Vivek Kalia told the BBC: 'It was a very heavy icy ball of ice which dropped from the skies early on Saturday morning. Modern commercial aircraft cruise at high altitudes, and the sub-zero temperatures outside cause any liquid to freeze immediately. After a thorough investigation it turned that the fallen object was not a meteor but human waste discarded mid air by a passing air craft. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes Arsenal move

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Following Alexis' medical on Sunday, Manchester United editor for the Manchester Evening News , Samuel Luckhurst, posted a picture of the Chilean forward in his new kit on Twitter . Sanchez joined Arsenal from Barcelona in July 2014 for about 30 million pounds, choosing a move to London amid interest from Liverpool . He was also part of Manchester United's UEFA Europa League winning squad last season. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard, Spurs Have Discord Over Injury

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Kawhi Leonard's injury is odd because it's similar to what Tony Parker had, and he's recovered just fine; Popovich said that he's "never" seen something it. All of this has "had a chilling impact" on his relationship with the Spurs , according to ESPN. San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard stands near the bench during a. Read More »

US Bound Cargo From Muslim Countries To Get Extra Screening

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Administrator David Pekoske issued the emergency order for the heightened measures for flight coming from Egypt , Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, according to CBS News. The information TSA will look for includes where the item came from, who sent it and what's in it. High-grade military explosives used to build the bomb were sent by air cargo from Turkey. Read More »

Dylan Adams Enters Alford Plea In Death Of Holly Bobo

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Dylan Adams , one of three men charged in the death of Holly Bobo , will take a plea deal, it was announced on Monday in a court hearing in Hardin County, according to our NBC affiliate WSMV. An alleged accomplice said John Dylan Adams joined his older brother Zachary Adams, now serving life without parole, in the rape of Bobo. "She's still the last thing on my mind every night and the first thing in the morning", mother Karen Bobo told News 2. Read More »

Kzoo doctor detained by ICE after 40 years in US Featured

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A quarter of a century ago, 17-year-old Lukasz Niec took a plea deal on two misdemeanors-a move that might send the now-43-year-old MI doctor back to his native Poland , despite the fact that he's lived in the USA since he was a young child, speaks no Polish, and knows no one there. Read More »

Government shutdown impacts CDC as flu season peaks

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Because of its prevalence, the state health agency reported that H3N2 is one of the strains contained in this year's flu vaccine along with two or three others, depending on the vaccine. Even though this year's vaccine isn't a flawless match for the viruses in circulation, it's still the best way to protect against infection. This flu season is seeming unusually unsafe this time . Read More »

Democrats Cave, Shutdown to End

Chuck Schumer , Democrat leader in the Senate, tweeted that he was "confident" a deal could be reached on an immigration bill, a key sticking point for the opposition. Cristina Jimenez, executive director of United We Dream, said the members of the group are "outraged". "This shows me that when it comes to immigrants, Latinos, and their families, Democrats are still not willing to go to the mat to allow people in my community to live in our country legally", Democratic Rep. Read More »

Five Missing After Natural Gas Drilling Rig Explodes in Oklahoma

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A gas explosion occurred at a Trinity Resources well in the same area in February 2017, injuring a worker. Enloe said the explosion also started grass fires that are being contained, but said the rig was almost engulfed in flames. Enloe said firefighters were letting the blaze burn and weren't putting water on it to keep from spreading possible hazardous materials at the site. Emergency teams are working with the rig operators to get the well shut and contained, said Enloe. Read More »

75% of Brits don't trust social media

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A survey released on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos found trust in U.S. institutions plunged during President Donald Trump's first year in office, dropping below China, and for some respondents, Russia. "The root cause of this fall is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse". The study also found that more than half of British people (53 per cent) worry about being exposed to "fake news" on social media and that 64 per cent can not tell the difference between ... Read More »

Cardi B Defends Offset After "Queer" Lyric Backlash

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Now rapper Cardi B has spoken out to defend her fiance, claiming he didn't know it was a "bad word". But I'm not going to let someone call him homophobic because he's not... "Why don't you educate me and say, 'Hey, you're not supposed to use that word, you know that's derogatory'". Join us on Vero , as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. Read More »

Russia's Lavrov: Kurdish Representatives Invited to Syria Sochi Congress

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First, Washington will have to fix its fraying relationship with Turkey, without whose territory and cooperation it can not operate effectively inside Syria or resupply US forces. Turkey had given no guarantee to Russian Federation or any other country that military operation will be limited to Syria's Afrin, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Monday. Read More »