• Trump factor looms over World Cup bid
Trump factor looms over World Cup bid

The North African nation, making its fifth bid to host the finals, faces competition from a joint bid proposed by Canada, Mexico and the USA. Gulati said the administration had been fully supportive of the bid but was not sure if Trump would personally be involved in the final presentation, to Federation Internationale de Football Association con...

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  • Seine's rising waters force road closures in Paris
Seine's rising waters force road closures in Paris

In the southeastern Paris suburb of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, which is crossed by both the Seine and its Yerres tributary, local mayor Sylvie Altman said soldiers will be deployed to help evacuate the population. Paris authorities have suspended river traffic and on Wednesday will close several rail stations serving tourist destinations including t...

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  • Trump willing to be interviewed under oath over Russian Federation claims
Trump willing to be interviewed under oath over Russian Federation claims

He added that the interview could come "in two or three weeks". "The President's legal team hopes to provide Trump's testimony in a hybrid form - answering some questions in a face-to-face interview and others in a written statement", said The Post .

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  • US Solar Panel Import Tariff to Hit European, Asian Manufacturers
US Solar Panel Import Tariff to Hit European, Asian Manufacturers

Tesla also has plans to build conventional panels using imported cells for its USA -based residential installation business, which it also hopes to grow over the coming years. "We are in the process of negotiating with other countries also, all of which have treated us very unfairly". But most of the United States jobs in the solar sector aren't ...

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  • WEF president to Trump: 'You only succeed if others do too'
WEF president to Trump: 'You only succeed if others do too'

During the summit, he will meet with several political and economic leaders, including British Prime Minister Theresa May and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Hundreds of protesters, some masked, are marching in Zurich, Switzerland's largest city, to denounce the World Economic Forum and the planned visit of President Donald Trump ...

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  • Number of rough sleepers in Derbyshire soars by 317 per cent
Number of rough sleepers in Derbyshire soars by 317 per cent

The number of people sleeping rough on the streets of England is estimated to have increased 15% to 4,751 - the highest figure since the current set of comparable records began in 2010. The government has pledged to halve rough sleeping by 2022, and eradicate it completely by 2027. There are 71 rough sleepers across Derbyshire, according to lates...

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  • Patriots pick road white jerseys for Super Bowl
Patriots pick road white jerseys for Super Bowl

Philadelphia won this year's National Football League championship game by 31 points. Coming into Sunday's game, casual fans didn't know much about the Jags as they didn't have a single primetime game in the 2017 season. The Patriots improved to 3-1 while wearing white jerseys in Super Bowls after overcoming a 25-point deficit to secure a 3...

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  • Trump says he's 'looking forward' to interview with special counsel Mueller
Trump says he's 'looking forward' to interview with special counsel Mueller

CBS News has previously reported that Mr. Trump's legal team has had specific discussions with Mueller's team about the legal standard for interviewing a president and the form such an interview could take. In Comey's place to help lead the investigation was Robert Mueller , who has since indicted several past associates of Trump on various charg...

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  • Karnataka Bandh: Amit Shah addresses Parivartan rally in Mysuru today
Karnataka Bandh: Amit Shah addresses Parivartan rally in Mysuru today

Mr. Siddaramaiah, who is touring Mysuru region since two days, remarked on Tuesday that the BJP was more anxious about the poor turnout to the Parivarthana rally and was hence making wild allegations. performing as bad as the Siddaramaiah-led Govt.in Karnataka.There is no need but some cheap political mileage in transferring Rohini Sindoori at a ti...

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  • Coroner: Owner Was Killed by 'Affectionate' Python
Coroner: Owner Was Killed by 'Affectionate' Python

A man died of asphyxiation after his eight-foot African rock python called Tiny wrapped itself around him, a coroner said. Coroner Andrew Bradley recorded a verdict of misadventure following the incident with the African rock python. "The most likely scenario is that Tiny was engaged with Dan", says the coroner . He said Mr Brandon was asphyxi...

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  • Emmanuel Macron: 'France is back as a European reformer'
Emmanuel Macron: 'France is back as a European reformer'

Macron doubted, though, whether quick progress could be achieved across the 28-member European Union . He said the fund will focus on disruptive innovation. Mr Trump is due to speak to the conference on Friday to promote his "America first" policies which have seen the USA pull out of global treaties on trade and the environment.

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  • League tables: Free schools have best Progress 8 scores
League tables: Free schools have best Progress 8 scores

Overall Peterborough scored 42.1 - the English state school average was 46.3. Sponsored academies - usually underperforming schools that were taken over by an academy trust to improve their performance - performed worse on average than non-academies.

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  • Tests show Basel mummy was ancestor of British foreign minister
Tests show Basel mummy was ancestor of British foreign minister

It was well preserved due to a high level of mercury in the remains, often a sign that someone had been treated for syphilis. Johnson is yet to comment on the claim, though the BBC notes he has previously said he is aware of his connections to the von Pfeffel family.

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  • Form Aussie Finch ruled out of fourth ODI against England
Form Aussie Finch ruled out of fourth ODI against England

Adelaide, Jan 25:a massive jolt to Australia's chances of registering their first win in the five-match ODI series, in-form opener Aaron Finch was ruled out with a hamstring strain from Friday's fourth one-dayer against England here. Looking back over his ODI series, Head said he was particularly irritated at the way he played in the second m...

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  • Diageo H1 Profit Up 36%; Hikes Interim Dividend
Diageo H1 Profit Up 36%; Hikes Interim Dividend

Underlying profit before tax came in at £2.2bn, missing consensus by 3.3 per cent. Chief executive Ivan Menezes said the first half results "demonstrate continued positive momentum from the consistent and rigorous execution of our strategy".

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  • Reality check for Ramaphosa as International Monetary Fund flags problems in SA economy
Reality check for Ramaphosa as International Monetary Fund flags problems in SA economy

India lost its top ranking briefly in 2017 to China. " The bitcoins mining, which is this accelerated and augmented use of computers to actually determine the value and incentive the functioning of the mechanism, is energy angry ", Lagarde said at the World Economic Forum in Davos in an interview with Bloomberg on Thursday.

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  • 'Padmaavat' protests: Frenzied mob assaults faculty bus in Gurugram
'Padmaavat' protests: Frenzied mob assaults faculty bus in Gurugram

This came after Rahul Gandhi hit out at the BJP after a school bus in Haryana's Gurugram was attacked by Karni Sena supporters over the release of " Padmaavat " and accused the party's "hatred politics" for "setting the nation on fire". Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh denied reports that bars and pubs in the city have been ordered...

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  • Melania Trump won't be going to Switzerland with Trump
Melania Trump won't be going to Switzerland with Trump

She seen by many here as the antithesis of US President Donald Trump , whose anti-intellectualism and " America First " programme sit badly with the ethos of the WEF event. Leaders from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting this week to hash out revisions to NAFTA, which began in 1994. Still, Ross conceded that China could respond b...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation report details crime for first part of 2017 in Bakersfield
Federal Bureau of Investigation report details crime for first part of 2017 in Bakersfield

The annual USA violent crime rate rose in both 2015 and 2016 - the first consecutive two-year increase in a decade. However, the rate of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter increased by 1.5 percent over the same period. While Sessions recognized the homicide rate had increased again, he remarked that the uptick had slowed. Attorney General Je...

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  • Girl Complained About Bullying, Killed Herself Minutes Later
Girl Complained About Bullying, Killed Herself Minutes Later

According to police, their investigation did not reveal cyberbullying was the sole cause of Gabriella's death just that it occurred at the time of the death. "We will continue to do all we can to guide and teach our students about the dangers of bullying and social media". Tanya Green said that she was satisfied with the arrests and said it would...

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  • After Sessions quizzed by Mueller, is Trump next?
After Sessions quizzed by Mueller, is Trump next?

He said he pushed back on the idea of setting up a meeting between then-candidate Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. "Here is the story: there has been no collusion whatsoever". President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn met with federal agents a year ago, while in the White House. This isn't the final confi...

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  • Britney Spears Announces 'Britney: Piece of Me' Tour
Britney Spears Announces 'Britney: Piece of Me' Tour

She announced a limited, 23-date tour earlier this week that will take "Piece of Me" to the East Coast, as well as Europe. The tour would feature several of Spears' hits throughout her career, and since the singer is still now active in the music scene, her catalogue will surely cater to the entertainment tastes of various age groups.

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  • Inside the dysfunctional relationship of Donald Trump and Theresa May
Inside the dysfunctional relationship of Donald Trump and Theresa May

And we need to see more cooperation from smaller platforms like this. THERESA May is to ratchet up the pressure on social media giants, calling on them to "step up" their efforts and stop providing platforms for terror, extremism and child abuse.

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  • Disgraced US Olympic doctor given up to 175 years
Disgraced US Olympic doctor given up to 175 years

Prior to his sentencing , Nassar addressed the more than 150 survivors who provided impact statements during his trial. Some of Nassar's accusers spoke after the sentencing. The longtime sex crimes prosecutor said: "We started with 88 survivors who wanted to speak - a lot of them did not want to be publicly identified".

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  • SC to continue hearing on Aadhaar card tomorrow
SC to continue hearing on Aadhaar card tomorrow

The bench is hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the government's flagship Aadhaar programme and its enabling act of 2016. The enrolment procedure was also highlighted as being "arbitrary and in violation of Article 14 (right to equality) and 21 (right to life) of the Constitution" for there was no informed co...

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