• Putin calls USA list of powerful Russians a 'hostile step'
Putin calls USA list of powerful Russians a 'hostile step'

Russian President Putin calls the list a hostile step . The U.S. Treasury did, however, release a list drawn up in December featuring the names of all who would have been affected by the sanctions as part of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act .

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  • Qantas biofuel flight cuts the mustard
Qantas biofuel flight cuts the mustard

The flight is part of the partnership announced in 2017 which will also see the companies work with Australian farmers to grow the country's first commercial aviation biofuel seed crop by 2020. As a rotational crop, it can improve soil quality, reduce erosion and provide farmers with additional income. The plant produces 35 million gallons per ye...

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  • Hamas official dies three weeks after 'unintentional'…
Hamas official dies three weeks after 'unintentional'…

Read the full story here. The Hamas leader was rushed to a Gaza City hospital. Al-Alami was first deported from Gaza in 1991, after being arrested by Israeli security forces for carrying out terror activities for Hamas. Hamas Politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh praised the senior Hamas official, according to the Jerusalem Post, saying: "Hamas was Ab...

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  • Palestinians stopped US-coordinated marketing workshop in occupied West Bank
Palestinians stopped US-coordinated marketing workshop in occupied West Bank

They also kicked one of its doors and ripped the plastic casing off a side mirror as it drove off under Palestinian police escort from the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he would no longer allow the U.S.to lead peace negotiations and refused to meet with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit l...

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  • Fate of Laura Plummer unknown after confusion over release from Egyptian jail
Fate of Laura Plummer unknown after confusion over release from Egyptian jail

Her mother Roberta, 63, told The Sun: "How can they do this to her?" Her lawyer Mohamed Osman added that it could take it up to six months for an appeal to be heard. Ms Plummer was visiting her Egyptian boyfriend Omar Saad on holiday and told police she had brought the pills, which are legal in the United Kingdom on prescription but banned in E...

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  • Since Nuke Deal, Iran has Launched at Least 23 Ballistic Missiles
Since Nuke Deal, Iran has Launched at Least 23 Ballistic Missiles

He drew up a daunting list of objectives, including countering "Iran's destabilisation activities", ending the Syrian conflict, combating terrorism and denuclearising North Korea. The importance of inventorying exactly which missiles Iran has tested is essential, Taleblu wrote, because "knowing what systems it tests, when it tests them, as well as ...

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  • Manchester Arena attack: Homeless 'hero' Chris Parker jailed for stealing from victims
Manchester Arena attack: Homeless 'hero' Chris Parker jailed for stealing from victims

Parker was sentenced to four years and three months at Manchester Crown Square today after pleading guilty to two counts of theft, one count of fraud and breaching his bail. Miss Brandon told the judge: "Unlike others who were present, he (Parker) did not enter the arena with the sole intention of helping those who were so desperately in need of as...

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  • Saudi Arabia returns over $107 billion from corruption suspects
Saudi Arabia returns over $107 billion from corruption suspects

The gains came on top of a 10 per cent rise on Sunday - the stock's best one day performance since 2014 - following the prince's release on Saturday. The senior official disputed the prince's account, saying settlements "don't happen unless the accused acknowledges violations and documents that in writing and pledges that he won't repeat them".

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  • Greitens Details Proposed Tax Cut Plan
Greitens Details Proposed Tax Cut Plan

And it would institute an earned income tax credit for certain types of workers. "That the governor's proposal also appears to target much of the tax relief toward lower and middle income earners is an added bonus for taxpayers", Ishmael said.

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  • Finsbury Park mosque attack suspect denies driving van
Finsbury Park mosque attack suspect denies driving van

He said the pair had met at a pub in Treforest, South Wales, in early April or March a year ago, while he also met a man called Terry Jones, and that the trio discussed their political views. Osborne, of Glyn Rhosyn in Cardiff, is said to have told officers he "lost control" of his van after he was handcuffed and detained in the back of a police ...

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  • Carter Page: House Intel Committee Did 'Right Thing' By Releasing Surveillance Memo
Carter Page: House Intel Committee Did 'Right Thing' By Releasing Surveillance Memo

The White House has suggested that Trump wants to let the public see the memo, but his own Justice Department has argued against it. The House Intelligence Committee could vote as early as Monday evening to release the controversial memo authored by committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-California) alleging surveillance abuses at the DOJ.

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  • COLOMBIA: ELN Insists On Resuming Government Talks Before Halting Attacks
COLOMBIA: ELN Insists On Resuming Government Talks Before Halting Attacks

The end of that conflict has been hailed internationally, though it has also opened a new power struggle in remote areas previously controlled by FARC rebels and still occupied by ELN combatants. The ELN and the government have been in formal peace talks for almost a year, and the two sides agreed to their first-ever ceasefire in October. The reb...

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  • Ricketts Family Member To Take Over RNC Fundraising
Ricketts Family Member To Take Over RNC Fundraising

RNC spokesman Ryan Mahoney did not immediately respond to Tribune requests for comment. RNC Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel said the party would return Wynn's political contributions if he is eventually found guilty of sexual misconduct. Some Republicans in Congress have already announced they are donating contributions they received from Wynn to cha...

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  • Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor again in 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu'
Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor again in 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu'

Mira looked stylish in a black pullover, ripped denims and a black bag. As the shutterbugs clicked her, Misha looked delighted and even posed with her tongue out for pictures. While Kareena Kapoor Khan has maintained open stance about the sequel of the film, it is yet to be seen how the story unfolds in the future. Shahid also thanked Mira for her ...

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  • Tapao Airport welcomes Qatar Airways
Tapao Airport welcomes Qatar Airways

Within two years, the U.S. State Department said Qatar is expected to also disclose significant new transactions with other state-owned enterprises. "Today's landmark action will help create a level and fair playing field for American Airlines and other USA carriers", Parker said in a statement.

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  • Virginia boy dies from complications related to flu, strep throat
Virginia boy dies from complications related to flu, strep throat

If the child's flu death is confirmed, he would be the first child in Virginia to die from flu this season. "He just loved everybody", said Samantha. The next day, Sunday, his sister attempted to wake up him, but he was cold and not breathing. The boys' parents called 911 and he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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  • US Rep. Kennedy to deliver Democratic response to Trump's SOTU
US Rep. Kennedy to deliver Democratic response to Trump's SOTU

She says she came out to her family, and they've been supportive. To drive home the message, Kennedy will deliver his speech at a vocational high school in Fall River, Massachusetts, a gritty former textile hub 55 miles (89 kilometers) south of Boston .

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  • Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Consensus EPS Outlook
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Consensus EPS Outlook

Bancshares Of Ny Mellon reported 1.16M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:GLPI) has risen 10.92% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.59% the S&P500. (DNKN) has risen 27.29% since January 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. DunkinÂ' Brands Group, Inc., together with its su...

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  • Play 2018 State of the Union Bingo
Play 2018 State of the Union Bingo

In a surprise announcement, the deputy director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation stepped down Monday. McCollum signed on as the ninth cosponsor to a resolution drafted by Tennessee Democratic Rep. - Rep. John Lewis of Georgia: "At this junction, I do not plan to attend the State of the Union ", Lewis said on MSNBC earlier this month af...

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  • Jeff Periods proclaims new workforce to battle darknet opioid gross sales
Jeff Periods proclaims new workforce to battle darknet opioid gross sales

He's been traveling across the county speaking about the opioid crisis and law enforcement. According to the Department of Justice, J-CODE will more than double the FBI's investment in fighting online opioid trafficking. Last year, there were 42,249 deaths from opioids, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , which also ...

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  • Putin pissed USA released list of Russian businessmen
Putin pissed USA released list of Russian businessmen

The Trump administration had until Monday to release the list , aimed at exposing those who have gained wealth or power through association with Putin. President Trump has decided not to enact additional sanctions against Russian Federation. At the time, President Donald Trump declared the bill "seriously flawed".

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  • Raila Odinga changes his twitter handle bio to 'President'
Raila Odinga changes his twitter handle bio to 'President'

After boycotting October's election rerun, Odinga has continued to contest the president's legitimacy, culminating in today's ceremony. On Tuesday (Jan. And when NASA threatened to swear-in Odinga and Musyoka, Attorney General Githu Muigai warned that the action would be treasonable. As people assembled at Uhuru Park for the attempted inaugurat...

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  • State of the Union 2018: How will the markets react?
State of the Union 2018: How will the markets react?

WASHINGTON — Every now and again , President Trump chooses to embrace the office of the presidency, with all its pomp and power, if only to prove that he can. "It's a big speech, an important speech", Mr Trump said on Monday. In 2017 elections in Alabama, Virginia and the suburbs of NY and Philadelphia, concern about the presidents behavior p...

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  • Party chief to take on Egypt's Sisi in presidency polls
Party chief to take on Egypt's Sisi in presidency polls

They were unlikely to win the race, but their participation would have attracted protest votes against el-Sissi, including from Egyptians hit hard by the president's austerity measures and other economic reforms. A former defense minister, al-Sisi spearheaded the 2013 military coup against Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected president and a...

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  • FBI Reportedly Investigating Second Trump-Russia Dossier
FBI Reportedly Investigating Second Trump-Russia Dossier

Trump has five days to decide to release it to the public or keep it hidden. The authors of both documents claimed Trump was " compromised " during a 2013 trip to Moscow "that involved lewd acts in a five-star hotel". Remember, the DNC and Clinton's camp paid for the Steele dossier that published his dossier. Republicans have been trying to d...

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