• Celebrities Express 'Horror' over Trump Cuts to UN Agency for Palestinians
Celebrities Express 'Horror' over Trump Cuts to UN Agency for Palestinians

The letter was released by the Hoping Foundation, a London-based group that assists Palestinian children. "We are deeply concerned by the humanitarian consequences of this decision on life-sustaining assistance to children, women and men in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank and Gaza Strip", it said.

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  • I love Trump for being frank with Africans: Uganda president
I love Trump for being frank with Africans: Uganda president

American President Donald Trump who is expected at the forum will meet with President Paul Kagame and the African Union delegates. President Museveni made the comments while addressing the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) assembly in Kampala .

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  • Warnings in Paris as Seine floods
Warnings in Paris as Seine floods

It was expected to keep rising, reaching 6.1 metres (20ft) by Saturday, as high as the June 2016 flooding when authorities were forced to close several monuments, including the Louvre Museum. Visitors to the capital will also find boat cruises are canceled and roads around the Eiffel Tower, which sits on the river's bank, are closed. The Seine ...

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  • Robert Mueller seeks to quiz Donald Trump on Russian Federation links
Robert Mueller seeks to quiz Donald Trump on Russian Federation links

Which might reasonably lead one to wonder how much stock to place in Trump's Wednesday statements about his looking forward to testifying, under oath, before Mueller. He lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his Russian contacts. "I was a vastly improved hopeful than her", he said. Trump told reporters Wednesday that he would ...

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  • Kent Hehr resigns from Liberal cabinet amid sexual misconduct allegations
Kent Hehr resigns from Liberal cabinet amid sexual misconduct allegations

Lawyer Christine Thomlinson has been engaged to conduct an independent investigation for the government. "During his leave of absence, his ministerial duties will be performed by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan who will serve as Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, in addition to being Minister of Science".

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  • Despite Trump tweet, McConnell opposes using 'nuclear option' in shutdown battle
Despite Trump tweet, McConnell opposes using 'nuclear option' in shutdown battle

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer lent his backing to the agreement during a speech on the chamber's floor. The breakdown ended a long day of closed-door meetings in Congress and at the White House . "This is Donald Trump and Stephen Miller's shutdown". McConnell and Schumer had not spoken to each other in more than 24 hours, Sch...

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  • Trump seeks $33b for wall, suggests Dreamer citizenship path
Trump seeks $33b for wall, suggests Dreamer citizenship path

The plan outlines the Trump administration's wish list for a bill to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era executive amnesty act that protected roughly 790,000 illegal immigrants brought to the U.S.as children.

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  • Thursday forecast: sunny, high 55
Thursday forecast: sunny, high 55

Cloudy, with a high near 62. South, southwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. TUESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and frigid temperatures continue, with an overnight low temperature of 23 degrees.

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  • Govt reopens as shutdown ends in US
Govt reopens as shutdown ends in US

Trump and the Republicans in Congress took most of the combined blame (49%-32%) for the shutdown over the Democrats . Instead, they threw away their only substantive political leverage, demoralized their base, and got nothing but empty promises in return.

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  • Alabama House passes bill that would end US Senate special elections
Alabama House passes bill that would end US Senate special elections

Senate. The majority of states across the country don't have special elections to fill vacancies in the U.S. Senate, with governors appointing replacements who serve until the next regularly scheduled election, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

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  • Leerink Swann Comments on Celgene Co.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (CELG)
Leerink Swann Comments on Celgene Co.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (CELG)

It has outperformed by 25.16% the S&P500. Julian Robertson decreased its stake in Celgene Corp ( CELG ) by 22.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 55% are positive. Vertex Pharmaceuticals had 81 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintain...

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  • Trump's citizenship comments add to immigration confusion on Cap
Trump's citizenship comments add to immigration confusion on Cap

The White House kicked the issue to Congress and gave lawmakers six months to negotiate a deal. "That's a discussion point", said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no authorization to discuss the issue publicly.

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  • Mattis Sees Indonesian Forces Drink Snake Blood, Roll in Glass
Mattis Sees Indonesian Forces Drink Snake Blood, Roll in Glass

Stunning footage from the event shows the soldiers man-handling the snakes before tearing their heads off - one even performing the deed with his mouth - before drinking the fresh blood dripping out from their still-wriggling bodies. "Thank you for the increasing partnership with our aircraft carrier coming in to Danang here in March", Mattis sai...

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  • Taylor Cottrill Erickson & Associates Inc. Sells 825 Shares of Stryker Corporation (SYK)
Taylor Cottrill Erickson & Associates Inc. Sells 825 Shares of Stryker Corporation (SYK)

Astec Industries Inc now has $1.45 billion valuation. Stryker Corporation ( SYK ) ended its previous trading session at $161.94 with the Loss of -0.36%. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GD in report on Monday, January 30 with "Outperform" rating. 271.74 million shares or 2.47% less from 278.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

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  • Video shows LAPD officer dragging teen off train for foot on seat
Video shows LAPD officer dragging teen off train for foot on seat

The incident occurred when 18-year-old, Bethany Renee Nava , refused to exit the Metro Red Line after an officer enforcing the passenger code of conduct , which prohibits passengers feet on seats, asked her to get off. "She wasn't blocking anybody else from sitting down". Speaking as a citizen whose husband and son are uniformed police office...

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  • Trump says he's 'looking forward' to being interviewed by Mueller
Trump says he's 'looking forward' to being interviewed by Mueller

The network also revealed that former acting Attorney General Sally Yates - who informed the White House that Michael Flynn , then the national security adviser, could be vulnerable to blackmail because he lied to the FBI about his contacts with Russians during the campaign - is cooperating in the investigation.

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  • Court orders Molefe to 'pay back the money'
Court orders Molefe to 'pay back the money'

Former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe , has been ordered to pay back the R11-million pension payout he received from Eskom. The court was ruling on the R30-million he had been allocated from Eskom's pension fund, a portion of which he had already received.

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  • SDF statement says Turkey falsely claimed Islamic State is in Afrin
SDF statement says Turkey falsely claimed Islamic State is in Afrin

Turkey's military intervention in the Syrian border town of Afrin against Kurdish militants is a grim reminder of the complexities of the seven-year-long Syrian civil war. The United States has weighed in neutrally on the two major challenges facing Syrian and Iraqi Kurds-respectively, claiming that Turkey has "legitimate security concerns" for in...

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  • Malala Yousafzai urges women to empower themselves
Malala Yousafzai urges women to empower themselves

Talking about US President Donald Trump, the activist said: "I just get so disappointed to see that people in high positions talking about women in unequal terms and do not accept them as equals". Trudeau, a former school teacher, joked that he could write her a note. "I haven't met a single prime minister who would not send their own children to s...

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  • Republic Day: 651 Uttar Pradesh policemen to be honoured
Republic Day: 651 Uttar Pradesh policemen to be honoured

Three constables from Odisha Anant Kadraka, Tedyourampa Sabara and Kumar Huika have been selected for Police Medal for Gallantry while seven others will receive the Police Medals for Meritorious Service. The medals will be presented during the Republic Day celebrations at Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Grounds here on Friday. Many people friendly p...

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  • Hugh Masekela's family will hold a private funeral for the music legend
Hugh Masekela's family will hold a private funeral for the music legend

Masekela lost his long battle against prostate cancer on Tuesday. On Thursday, the late Hugh Masekela's family addressed the media. "So we thank the people for sharing those stories and we hope they continue sharing them", Sal said. This will be an exhibition of the artist's work, including visuals and audio. Sal also said it was his father's w...

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  • Elton John to say farewell to fans on massive three-year tour
Elton John to say farewell to fans on massive three-year tour

I've been touring since I was 17 with various bands and as Elton John in 1969 and I thought the time is right to say thank you to all my fans around the world globally and then, you know, to say goodbye and then just to have a breather. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. February 2 via eltonjohn.com. The 70-year-old singer, pianist and composer gave an...

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  • Donald Trump's team ramps up trade war rhetoric
Donald Trump's team ramps up trade war rhetoric

President Donald J. Trump who will address World Economic Forum (WEF) on Friday. He assailed Trump's economic policy as a threat to global growth, urging Europe to "play its own game" and fill in gaps left by USA businesses. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the United States continues to have a " special relationship " with Britain ....

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  • Trump predicts 'tremendous' increase in UK-US trade
Trump predicts 'tremendous' increase in UK-US trade

The decision to build the new embassy was actually done in 2006 under President George W. Bush and the new location chosen in 2008, according to the State Department and the U.S. "I know there had been some press that was not accurate on this, but in all my conversations on this with my counterparts in China this is not an issue".

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  • Siding firmly with Israel, Trump plainly no longer convinced Abbas wants peace
Siding firmly with Israel, Trump plainly no longer convinced Abbas wants peace

He said he aimed for peace in the Middle East and hoped sound minds would prevail among Palestinians to pursue peace. "We give them hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and support, tremendous numbers, numbers that nobody understands". "If the U.S. administration does not back down from its decision on the occupied city of Jerusalem, it will ...

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