• Stamps picture mascots for Pyeongchang Olympics
Stamps picture mascots for Pyeongchang Olympics

Her Chicago-born traveling companion, Democratic U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego , is a former Marine infantryman who also served in Iraq. "We are turning the Pyeongchang Olympics that we've got into the Pyongyang Olympics", said Hong Joon-pyo, leader of South Korea's main conservative opposition party, referring to North Korea's capital.

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  • Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during USA elections
Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during USA elections

Twitter also shared some of the content tweeted out by Russian accounts that either bore American-sounding names or sought to impersonate American political organizations such as the Tennessee Republican Party. And the social media company says it's emailing notifications to the 677,775 people who were exposed to the content during the election. ...

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  • Turpin family: parents deny torturing children
Turpin family: parents deny torturing children

David Turpin is additionally charged with committing a lewd act on a child by force. Police hailed the 17-year-old who escaped despite fearing she could be killed for her actions. The couple's oldest child, a 29-year-old daughter, weighed 89 pounds. David and Louise Anna Turpin have since been charged with nine counts of torture an...

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  • Diversified Trust Co Buys 939 Shares of Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)
Diversified Trust Co Buys 939 Shares of Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)

First Quadrant LP who had been investing in Target Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $42.25 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $135.48. Zacks Investment Research lowered Priceline Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesda...

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  • Trump Is Now Claiming He Wants Immigrants To Come In From
Trump Is Now Claiming He Wants Immigrants To Come In From "Everywhere"

Donald Trump's son says the US President is not a racist and can only see one colour - green, the colour of money. "The president and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel", he said . Jackson said Trump's heart exam was normal, with regular rhythm and no abnormal sounds . White House doctor Ronny Jackson spoke...

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  • PM Modi may not meet Pak PM in Davos
PM Modi may not meet Pak PM in Davos

Europe's leaders must embrace a bold and innovative program of reform to secure a peaceful, prosperous and stable future, according to a report by the World Economic Forum ahead of its Davos summit next week. Indian PM Modi will address the world leaders on January 23. The Plenary Session will be moderated by Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF...

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  • Last-minute scramble to avoid United States government shutdown
Last-minute scramble to avoid United States government shutdown

They argued that killing the spending bill would also end funding for the program for children in low-income families that lapsed in September. House conservatives said late Tuesday that there is not enough Republican support of the GOP's plan to prevent a government shutdown after both sides of the aisles locked horns on items like the border wa...

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  • Comey To Teach Ethical Leadership Course At His Alma Mater
Comey To Teach Ethical Leadership Course At His Alma Mater

Comey will be at the Washington center of his alma mater, whose main campus based in Williamsburg, Va., for both the fall and spring semesters next school year. Shortly before the 2016 US election, Comey advised Congress the FBI was reopening an investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's use of email, drawing criticism from both th...

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  • Major search resumes for two fishermen after boat capsizes in Loch Fyne
Major search resumes for two fishermen after boat capsizes in Loch Fyne

The MAIB said they are investigating the capsizing of the vessel, named the Nancy Glen. However, the operation was hampered by poor visibility. A third crew member was rescued from the water by the crew of a passing boat. The rescued crewman was rushed to hospital last night where his condition remains unknown. 'A joint investigation between po...

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  • Program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'
Program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'

The tweet came one day after the Trump administration resumed processing young undocumented immigrants' applications to renew their DACA protections. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) as well as White House chief of staff John Kelly and senior adviser Stephen Miller expressed reservations about the plan, according to a Washingto...

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  • Social media cracks down on hate speech
Social media cracks down on hate speech

Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and Microsoft all took place in a voluntary European Union scheme to monitor their platforms for a six-week period at the end of 2017. The EU review found that all of the companies "fully meet the target of reviewing the majority of notifications within 24 hours", with an average of 81 per cent being reviewed in th...

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  • Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding'
Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding'

The document said that worldwide alliances would be critical for the USA military, by far the world's best-resourced. Speaking at John Hopkins University in Baltimore. "Doing so requires a competitive approach to force development and a consistent, multiyear investment to restore warfighting readiness and field a lethal force".

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  • Rapper Kodak Black arrested in Florida on grand theft, other charges
Rapper Kodak Black arrested in Florida on grand theft, other charges

Akademiks explains that Kodak has been going back and forth with a few Florida rappers on IG live, which he said may have led to the search warrant. Octave, who has 5 million followers on Instagram and regularly shares videos and pictures of his son , was being held at the main Broward County jail in Fort Lauderdale.

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  • Trump cancels Florida trip as government shutdown looms
Trump cancels Florida trip as government shutdown looms

The Senate is scheduled to convene Friday morning, but lawmakers and aides said there is no consensus on how to head off the impending midnight partial government shutdown. A seat on its seven-member council opened up after former Council Member Jim Leathley resigned this month amid controversy over the selection of Council Member Ethan Reynolds as...

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  • White House slams Democrats, preps for shutdown
White House slams Democrats, preps for shutdown

Trump had been set to leave Friday afternoon to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration at his Palm Beach estate. Trump has accused Democrats of wanting a shutdown over the last few days, and he tweeted about that very subject earlier this morning.

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  • Two Teens Arrested Following Sioux City Bee Farm Vandalism
Two Teens Arrested Following Sioux City Bee Farm Vandalism

At the time, they estimated $50,000 - $60,000 worth of damage and said that insurers didn't offer any beehive coverage, so it would be hard to financially rebuild the business. "It was unbelievable and we are deeply grateful for all of the contributions from the people of Sioux City and people around the country", Englehardt said.

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What "Shithole-Gate" Has Wrought: Quite Possibly, a Government Shutdown on Friday

A second reality: The delay of the three Obamacare taxes is something the entire GOP conference not only supports, but strongly advocates. Meadows said he told White House officials. Democrats say the burden is on Trump to help break the stalemate after he rejected a bipartisan proposal to shield young, undocumented immigrants from deportation and...

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  • U.S. again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump
U.S. again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump

Its limited goal is to resolve an immediate problem triggered by Trump when he announced the dismantling of DACA last fall, starting March 5. "So great great news for DACA that we will now be able to do DACA renewals". He was deported on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Hours after the USA government announced it would again begin processing appli...

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  • Shutdown Likely as House Republicans Go Home for the Weekend
Shutdown Likely as House Republicans Go Home for the Weekend

If the bill is not signed by the president before midnight on Friday, a government shutdown is scheduled to go into effect. The House voted Thursday night to keep the government open through mid-February and now the matter moves to the Senate.

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  • Zimbabwe: Zim U-19 Fall to Australia
Zimbabwe: Zim U-19 Fall to Australia

India comfortably reached the target in 21.4 overs with 10 wickets in hand. The top two teams from the group go through to the quarter-final stages, with Zimbabwe now third in the group behind India and Australia . Riyan, who was appreciated for his batting style, scored 8, 52, 68 and 50 in two four-day matches at Worcester and Chesterfield u...

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  • More initiatives coming to promote Korean unity — IOC
More initiatives coming to promote Korean unity — IOC

SEOUL, South Korea North Korea's delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea will include a 140-member art troupe, the two sides agreed today, while discussions continue over fielding a joint women's hockey team. Their last joint march was at the Asian Winter Games in Changchun, China, in 2007. "This is typical. (North Korean leader Kim J...

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  • Kerala: Mother Kills 14-year-old son, burns body
Kerala: Mother Kills 14-year-old son, burns body

How could the woman drag the teenage boy's body out of the house all by herself? She had apparently confessed that she was the only one involved for the murder. Her teary-eyed daughter was present in the house. Jayamol, a housewife who was detained for case investigation on Wednesday.On Thursday she admitted that she had killed her own son Jeethu...

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  • Kerala man killed by Islamic State in Syria
Kerala man killed by Islamic State in Syria

Kannur DySP Sadanandan told TNM that Abdul Manaf, a native of Valapattanam in the district was killed in November previous year while he was fighting. Involved in the murder of a CPI (M) worker in 2009, Manaf was a local leader of the Kerala-based Popular Front India. "Abdul Manaf was a resident of Valapattanam in Kerala and had joined ISIL", sai...

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  • UN Agency: Aid for Millions Caught in US-Palestinian Row
UN Agency: Aid for Millions Caught in US-Palestinian Row

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the money was being held but could be released "in the future, if reforms are met, if UNRWA agrees to undertake reforms, if other countries agreed to pitch in and provide money". The head of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA), Pierre Krahenbuhl, expressed alarm and ...

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  • Ministers Won't Challenge Release Of Worboys
Ministers Won't Challenge Release Of Worboys

The head of the Parole Board Nick Hardwick this week said he would welcome a judicial review of the case . In 2009 the former stripper was convicted of 19 offences of drugging and sexually assaulting women at Croydon Crown Court and ordered to serve at least eight years in jail.

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