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Trans Women Forced to Shave Their Heads by Indonesian Officials

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As they were taken to the police station, the transgender employees were apparently approached by dozens of locals who tried to attack them. Police accused the beauticians of violating the province's religious laws. "The North Aceh police should immediately and unconditionally release the 12 trans women and Indonesia's National Police Commission should start an investigation into the incident", he said. Read More »

Musa completes CSKA Moscow move; King can leave on-loan

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Ahmed Musa has expressed excitement after securing a loan deal to return to CSKA Moscow from Leicester City . The Nigerian, who enjoyed a spell in the team last season, has made just one senior appearance in the current campaign, scoring in a 4-1 Carabao Cup victory over Sheffield United in August. Read More »

How to Successfully Sanction North Korea

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Taiwanese media say the man transferred about 40,000 tons of coal - worth about 3 million dollars. Earlier this month, another man from the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung saw his assets frozen for his alleged involvement in transferring refined oil products to a North Korean vessel in worldwide waters. Read More »

India pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 70th death anniversary

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But on January 30, 1948, he was assassinated. Gandhi was shot dead 70 years ago on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse. This day is also observed as "Martyrs Day" in the nation. God must be in my heart and on my lips. Kalyanam added Godse killed Gandhiji only once, but political parties were doing it everyday by not following his teachings. Read More »

Catalan-Madrid showdown expected as Puigdemont reinstatement vote looms

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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is urging the Catalan parliament not to press ahead with the candidacy of fugitive leader Carles Puigdemont for regional president and instead to opt for a lawmaker free of legal proceedings. The court ruled that Puigdemont could not be sworn in to office via videoconference from overseas as his supporters had proposed and had to attend in person. Read More »

Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty

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Shares in Kingdom Holding company soared at the opening on Sunday after the company's owner, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, was released after being detained for over two months in a corruption probe. The arrest of so many influential Saudis was meant to send a message that no one was immune to prosecution and to signal to foreign investors that corruption would no longer be tolerated, Saudi officials said. Read More »

Foreigners deny making pornographic Cambodian party photos

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They face up to a year in prison if convicted. Of those who remain in custody, five are British, two are Canadian, one is Norwegian, one is Dutch and one is a New Zealander. The English-speaking tourists were arrested while reportedly attending a popular pool party event hosted by Let's Get Wet, a group known for throwing parties in villas in a secret location every Thursday according to their Facebook page. Read More »

Padmaavat Box Office Collection Day 2: The Film Crosses 50 Crore Mark

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Chennai Express, Happy New Year, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani , Bajirao Mastani , Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, HouseFull and Race 2 are Deepika Padukone's other movies to have crossed Rs 100 crore. "That's what I felt like at the end of your magnum opus". "I'm often asked: 'What can we learn from the West?' This [solidarity] is one of the first things we should learn from the West", she said. Read More »

'Kim Jong Un's brother met with unidentified American'

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The trial is set to resume on Tuesday. Two alleged female assassins, Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, have been accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim's face in the crowded airport terminal. He said Kim returned to Kuala Lumpur on February 12, a day before he was killed while waiting for a flight back to Macau . He had arrived in Malaysia from Macau on February 6. Read More »

VACC lawyer: SC must settle presidential jurisdiction over deputy ombudsman

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Malacañang suspended Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang for 90 days over unauthorized disclosure of confidential information related President Duterte's alleged bank transactions reaching P1 billion. Duterte in the Office of the Ombudsman during the 2016 presidential campaign did not come from the council. He was referring to the 2014 ruling where the High Court stated it is unconstitutional for a President to exercise power over a deputy ombudsman, particularly on ... Read More »

Giant Dinosaur Fossil Found In Egypt Sheds Light On Pangea Breakup

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And yet, there are places in the world where their remains from certain time periods are not found, making it hard for scientists to put together the puzzle of Earth's geological and geographic history. The co-researcher of the study, Dr. Matt Lamanna of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, told the BBC that "This was the Grail..." "The discovery of rare fossils like this dinosaur helps us understand how creatures moved across continents and give us a greater understanding of the ... Read More »

Trump Gets Chance to Sell Nation on Rebuilding Plan

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Immigration will be a prominent topic. Democrats are also planing to bring guests , particularly "DREAMers" - young people brought to the US illegally as children, whose temporary deportation protections were cancelled by Trump last fall . Read More »

AU Summit: PSC warns against threat of African, foreign terrorists

The first ladies of Africa also participated in the 20th Ordinary General Assembly of the Organization against HIV/AIDS. Egypt was chosen by African leaders in Addis Ababa to lead the next session of the African Union in 2019. "We need a sustained, cooperative and coordinated approach in tackling this menace", he said while outlining UN-AU combined efforts to fight terrorism. Read More »

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Snow is forecast overnight

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Tuesday morning . Workers clear the snow at the Long Island Rail Road station in Ronkonkoma, Tuesday , Jan. 30, 2018. Light snow showers are expected to return to central Pennsylvania by early Tuesday morning, according to forecasters. Read More »

Democrats invite DREAMers to State of the Union to underscore immigration fight

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Democratic senators and House Republicans immediately declared the proposal dead-on-arrival. According to the New York Post , the president's staff is urging him to bring a much more positive tone this time . They both died in office before they were able to give their speeches. Infrastructure: Trump has pledged to rebuild the nation's ageing infrastructure, but has provided few details on his $1.7trillion (R20.14trln) plan. Read More »

649 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's ongoing operation in Syria's Afrin: Turkish military

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Turkey considers the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, which it is fighting in Syria an extension of the outlawed Kurdish rebels inside Turkey. Among those arrested are journalists, politicians, senior doctors and activists. The TTB, which has more than 83,000 members representing 80 per cent of physicians in Turkey, is the nation's leading medical association. Read More »

MPs, party donors and Brexit report pile the pressure on the PM

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Plymouth Moor View MP Johnny Mercer insisted that he did not want a change of Prime Minister, but added that politics was a "brutal game". The Brexit-related conundrum comes against the backdrop of jostling among ambitious Tory leaders who aspire to replace May, particularly foreign secretary Boris Johnson and defence secretary Gavin Williamson. Read More »

Yemen separatists surround Aden presidential palace

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A military source in Shabwa said more details would be unveiled later in the day. The UAE is part of a Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen's Shiite rebels who control the country's north. The officials said Hadi's prime minister and several Cabinet members would leave imminently to Riyadh. Washington backs the Saudi-led coalition. The Southern Transitional Council has been seeking secession from the rest of Yemen for years. Read More »

Kenya: Nasa Supporters At Uhuru Park for Raila Odinga Oath

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Kaikai. The police have vowed to block opposition supporters from reaching the event. "Whoever is thinking to come to Uhuru Park tell him or her not to attempt". "If in this country we ever relied on the benevolence of the police, we would not have achieved anything democratically", Magaya said. NASA has insisted that Raila must take oath of office as they believe he won in the August 8 election that was later annulled by the Supreme Court. Read More »

Another typo: Tickets invite attendees to Trump's 'State of the Uniom'

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On Monday, photos of this year's SOTU tickets began to surface on social media and showed they came with not one, but two embarrassing typos. The sergeant-at-arms is, apparently, the person to blame for printing the State of the Union tickets, but it's likely that the mistake went through more than one pair of eyes before going out to guests, and yet, the typo was never caught. Read More »

Corporate America urges FM Arun Jaitley to reduce tax uncertainty for MNCs

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Fiscal deficit is the difference between the revenue receipts and the total expenditure. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also pointed out the optimism around India in the worldwide market. In November, the GST Council had made a decision to keep only "sin" goods and white goods under the 28% tax bracket and moved 178 items from the highest tax bracket to 18%. Read More »

Death toll increases as America faces one of the worst flu seasons

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Another unusual feature: People ages 50 to 64 are the second-most-impacted age group after those older than 65. Anita Quiran, assistant director of San Antonio Metro Health, said tracking flu is very hard because its not reportable. The flu is putting Americans in the hospital at the highest rate in almost a decade. There have been 2,300 flu deaths in Texas this season, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, and that number is expected to climb. Read More »

Melania Trump's Military Flights While Living In NYC Reportedly Cost Over $675000

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First lady Melania Trump's delayed move to the White House from New York City took quite a toll on taxpayers. On top of these flight expenses, Melania's security detail at Trump Tower cost between $127,000 and $146,000 a day. The First Lady was on 21 of the flights, which in total cost $675,000 over three months. . While none of these flights have been alleged to be improper, former first lady Michelle Obama spent on average $350,000 per year, according to The Journal - or about half ... Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki gets STEAMY over trophy with fiance following Australian Open win

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It was the first time in the Open era that players ranked No. 1 and 2 were meeting in a major final without either having won a Grand Slam title. This year's event, will also feature former World No.1 and 2018 Australian Open finalist Simona Halep of Romania, defending champion Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic, Garbine Muguruza of Spain and former world No. Read More »

Turkey detains 300 people over its military offensive in Syria

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Turkey says that the YPG is an extension of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ), which has fought for Kurdish autonomy in south-eastern Turkey for three decades. On different occasions some of these countries have alleged that us, israel, turkey, saudi arabia, jordan and qatar were supporting daesh (is) and other terror groups in the region. Read More »

New England Patriots: 'Tom vs Time' reveals a dark truth

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Everybody knows the New England Patriots have been to a ton of Super Bowls . While the defending champs have won 13 of 14 games and inch toward Sunday's Super Bowl as comfortable betting favorites, they're also coming off a shaky performance against the Jaguars . Read More »

US Says No Need For New Russia Sanctions

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But citing long time frames associated with major defence deals, Nauert said it was too soon to tell how effective the law had been, so it was better to wait to impose those sanctions. Trump criticized the law as "seriously flawed" when he reluctantly signed it in early August 2017 after it had been approved by an overwhelming, bipartisan majority in both the U.S. Read More »

Guterres lauds partnership between United Nations and African Union

It's also a headache for business people across Africa. I think it is not good for the image of the newspaper itself. The text enjoys broad ownership thanks, notably, to the convening of two important meetings: the Regional Meeting of 2 November 2017, at Skhirat, which brought together more than 120 decision-makers, representatives of global organizations, researchers and members of civil society, and the Ministerial Conference, held in Rabat on 9 January 2018, which was attended by ... Read More »

China Says it is Ready to Discuss India's Concerns About CPEC

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Repeating after correcting a word in para 7) By K J M Varma Beijing, Jan 29 (PTI ) India and China should look at their border differences , including over Dokalam, in a "calm way" and resolve them through existing mechanisms, the Chinese foreign ministry said today. Read More »

Rep. Scott Taylor: Legislation to Protect Mueller Unnecessary

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As The New York Times reported over the weekend, Trump's shadow campaign against Mueller appears to have focused on how he can leverage a controversial memo, written by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes , to pressure and potentially fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Read More »

Trumps says U.S. not interested in talks with Taliban

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They're killing people left and right. A brazen suicide vehicle bombing Saturday claimed more than 100 lives and left more than 200 wounded. Four US citizens were killed and two wounded in the January 20 attack on the Intercontinental Hotel, the US State Department said last week. Read More »

BC's auto insurer in 'financial dumpster fire,' major reforms needed: minister

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The corporation noted that the cost of injury claims is close to $3 billion annually. ICBC's net claims costs for the first nine months of its current fiscal year totalled $4.25 billion. Eby released a consultant's report after the NDP government took office in July, projecting ICBC rates could rise 30 per cent by 2019 if changes aren't made. Read More »

Man dies after being sucked into an MRI machine

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A ward boy told him to carry an oxygen cylinder with him to MRI room which is prohibited. Despite the assistant and family members rescuing him from the machine and being rushed to emergency, Maru was pronounced dead. When asked if the BYL Nair Hospital was following the safety guidelines, Dr Supe refused to comment and just said: "Let the inquiry be over". "Investigation would also be made into who was on duty at the time of the incident, what precautions should have been taken and ... Read More »