• Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Quito is seeking a "third country or a personality" capable of potentially arranging 's exit from the Ecuadoran Embassy, said Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Ecuador's foreign minister, possibly paving the way for the Australian-born transparency activist to leave the facility for the first time since 2012.

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  • Kane tipped to break all English goal records
Kane tipped to break all English goal records

Tottenham is now level on points with fourth-placed Liverpool and only three behind Chelsea , the defending championhaving been held to a 0-0 draw by Leicester City that denied it the chance to move above Manchester United in second. The overworked Pickford could do nothing when Son again combined with Alli who back-heeled the ball into Erik...

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  • Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move
Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move

Trump has responded by threatening to cut aid and to reduce United States payments to the UN's Palestinian refugee agency. These events were followed by the Israeli Knesset decision making ceding any part of Jerusalem to the Palestinians virtually impossible, and aggravated even more by the recent decision of Israel to construct 1,122 new se...

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  • Married couple killed when SUV collides with train in Nash County
Married couple killed when SUV collides with train in Nash County

Amtrak Train 89, the Palmetto, was involved in the crash. Whitakers Police Chief Darrell Cofield told CBS North Carolina it wasn't clear why the driver made a decision to go around the crossing arm. The train was headed from New York City to Savannah. No passengers on the train were hurt and, WRAL-TV reported. The passengers and the crew on...

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  • Trump defends himself after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'
Trump defends himself after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

According to black Democratic lawmaker, Cedric Richmond, Trump's comments "are further proof that his Make America Great Again agenda is really a Make America White Again agenda". The United Nations slammed the reported remarks as "shocking and shameful" and "racist". "The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how ...

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  • Sleet and snow set to return on bitterly cold winds
Sleet and snow set to return on bitterly cold winds

The Met Office says that after early showers tomorrow, there will be sunny spells but winds with strengthen later with heavy showers, which will turn increasingly wintry across the hills. "Falls of sleet and snow are expected, mainly over high ground but at lower levels at times". Wintry showers are forecast to become more scattered overnight and...

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  • Mahama Calls Trump A 'Racist'...Asks AU To Respond To His Insult
Mahama Calls Trump A 'Racist'...Asks AU To Respond To His Insult

Asked by a reporter in Florida whether he was a racist following reports that he said immigrants from Haiti and Africa were from " shithole countries ", Mr Trump said: "No". "He didn't shock me that he would say something like that ", said Roy Doron, an associate professor of history at WSSU. Trump then suggested that the Unite...

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  • FY2017 EPS Estimates for Charles Schwab Corp Cut by Analyst (SCHW)
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Charles Schwab Corp Cut by Analyst (SCHW)

The shares were sold at an average price of $44.64, for a total transaction of $47,452.32. Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW)'s stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research report issued on Friday. (NYSE:VR). William Blair also issued estimates for Charles Schwab's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.40 EPS. Oppenheimer Asset...

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  • Fire engulfs Florida casino boat; all 50 passengers safe
Fire engulfs Florida casino boat; all 50 passengers safe

The shuttle caught fire at about 3:30 p.m. ET as it was making its way to the Tropical Breeze Casino Cruise, said Beth Fifer, the casino's assistant chief executive. Fifteen people complaining of chest pain, smoke inhalation and other minor injuries were taken to the hospital to be checked, authorities said, adding no injuries were life-threatening...

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  • Liberia ruling party expels president for not supporting VP
Liberia ruling party expels president for not supporting VP

Mr. Weah, a former Federation Internationale de Football Association world best footballer, defeated Vice President Joseph Boakai's who was the ruling party's candidate in the runoff that held a fortnight ago. But her critics say she has not done enough to ease rampant poverty - a task complicated by a 2014-16 Ebola epidemic that killed thousands o...

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  • Trump hints he's given up on a DACA deal
Trump hints he's given up on a DACA deal

The two sides had appeared to be making progress early last week, after a meeting at the White House on Tuesday saw lawmakers emerge to say they'd agreed on four principles for any bill: legal status for Dreamers, more border security, limits to the chain of family migration an end to the Diversity Visa Lottery, which doles out immigration pass...

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  • NFC divisional playoffs: Vikings react to 'unbelievable' win over Saints
NFC divisional playoffs: Vikings react to 'unbelievable' win over Saints

Game over, trip to Philadelphia for the NFC title game. The Eagles will play the Minnesota Vikings next Sunday for the right to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LII. The game-winner - the longest play of his National Football League career - came three plays later, with the game seeming to ride on whether he could catch the ball and get ou...

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  • Insane Drive Mows Down New York Police Officer in Times Square
Insane Drive Mows Down New York Police Officer in Times Square

The vehicle then stopped right in front of the world-famous military recruiting station, where an NYPD officer walked to the hood with his arms outstretched. While the police officers attempted to chase the vehicle down several highly-congested blocks with their weapons drawn, they were ultimately unable to catch the Mercedes after it side-swiped s...

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  • Five militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Uri
Five militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Uri

According to an Army spokesperson, five militants have been killed so far in Uri as the operation continues. Combing operations in the region are underway. So, ambushes were laid out in that area by Army, J&K police and the CRPF . The JEM had taken responsibility for the suicide attack. A senior police official said recovery of arms and ammu...

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  • More than 40 People Remain Missing after the Mudslides in California
More than 40 People Remain Missing after the Mudslides in California

U.S. Highway 101, a major north-south artery that carries 100,000 vehicles through the Central Coast each day, was initially expected to open Monday, but officials said cleaning up one part of the freeway was proving more hard than imagined.

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  • Haifa comes to Delhi, becomes symbol of Indo-Israel ties
Haifa comes to Delhi, becomes symbol of Indo-Israel ties

In the visitor's book, PM Modi wrote that he saluted the "great Indian traditions of selfless sacrifice and penance" of Indian soldiers, who laid down their lives during the liberation of the city of Haifa and the First World War. Though there are various accounts of this 1918 battle, all narrate the fearless valour with which the lancers undertook...

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  • At Least 16 People Killed In Twin Blasts In Baghdad
At Least 16 People Killed In Twin Blasts In Baghdad

The twin bombing took place in Tayyaran square during rush hour in the centre of the Iraqi capital. Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, a medical doctor and health chief for eastern Baghdad , reported "26 dead and 90 wounded". The blasts come after Iraq's security forces recently retook almost all the territories once held by the Islamic State (ISIS). Iraqi...

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  • Chaotic scenes after mezzanine floor collapses in Jakarta Stock Exchange
Chaotic scenes after mezzanine floor collapses in Jakarta Stock Exchange

A spokeswoman for Jakarta's Siloam Hospital said it had received more than two dozen victims. According to a report by SBS News, the cause of the incident is still unknown. The spokeswoman said the seriousness of the injuries of the 28 people was still being assessed. The lobby is strewn with debris as people leave the building and lie on t...

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  • Grand welcome awaits Rahul in Amethi, Rae Bareli, Lucknow tomorrow
Grand welcome awaits Rahul in Amethi, Rae Bareli, Lucknow tomorrow

Gandhi will be on a two-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency beginning today and will reach Amethi via Rae Bareli. According to the poster, in 2019 Lord Rama will incarnate in Rahul and then the period of "Rahul Raj" or "Ram Raj" will begin.

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  • New White House Talking Points on Immigration
New White House Talking Points on Immigration

Democratic Senator Dick Durbin has been leading that group, along with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. The program protects almost 800,000 undocumented young people, or "dreamers", who came to America as children. Democrats have been pressing to get a DACA deal included in a spending deal which would fund the operations of the federal govern...

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  • Seal Walks Back Comments on Oprah, Fires Shots at Stacey Dash Instead
Seal Walks Back Comments on Oprah, Fires Shots at Stacey Dash Instead

The one to reverse Trump's destruction and division, and address the great challenges of the 21 Century: climate change, gaping economic inequality, geopolitical instability and the spectre of nuclear war? Also, her historical opposition to the Iraq Invasion and support for the LGBTI community are rightfully lauded as courageous defections from the...

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  • False alarm alert causes panic in Hawaii
False alarm alert causes panic in Hawaii

Miyagi, who took responsibility for the incident , said the mistake "should have been caught". For almost 40 minutes, it seemed like the world was about to end in Hawaii, an island paradise already jittery over the threat of nuclear-tipped missiles from North Korea.

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  • Vacationing Winnipeg couple, Hawaii residents get scare after false missile alarm
Vacationing Winnipeg couple, Hawaii residents get scare after false missile alarm

This smartphone screen capture shows the retraction of a false incoming ballistic missile emergency alert sent from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency system on Saturday, Jan. But this alert was a fake and a whopping 38-minutes later, state officials finally issued an official correction message. Although Pettigrew said the local milita...

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  • I would beat Oprah in election
I would beat Oprah in election

Winfrey's speech as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award on Sunday touched on her humble upbringing and childhood wonder in civil rights heroes. Oprah has previously poured cold water on rumours saying she has no plans on running for political office. "I just hope that Recy Taylor died knowing that her truth, like the ...

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  • A Huge Mudslide Just Tore Through California. This Is The Aftermath
A Huge Mudslide Just Tore Through California. This Is The Aftermath

Authorities said those who were reported dead in the mudslides ranged in age from 3 to 89 and were all residents of Montecito . " The Ellen DeGeneres Show " hit a somber note on Thursday's episode, as the talk show host opened up about the devastating mudslides that have ravaged her Montecito community this week.

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