• Ethiopia: 30th African Union Summit ends in Addis Ababa
Ethiopia: 30th African Union Summit ends in Addis Ababa

In January 2017, the information technology unit at the AU's headquarters in Addis Ababa noticed something unusual, according to a stunning investigation in French newspaper Le Monde . After investigating, it was found that the continental organization's confidential data was being copied on to servers in Shanghai. Join YEN on Instagram to be...

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  • The latest Marvel trailer reveals an awesome new partner for Ant-Man!
The latest Marvel trailer reveals an awesome new partner for Ant-Man!

Those two movies are creating all kinds of online chatter, so much so it can be easy forget that hey, there is an Ant-Man sequel coming this year, isn't there? So don't expect "Ant-Man and The Wasp" to be too huge (well, they'll get huge - and small - in the movie).

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  • Rep. Gowdy Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection
Rep. Gowdy Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy announced Wednesday that he will leave Congress after this year, the 40th House Republican to resign or announce he won't stand for re-election. He has played a leading role in the committee's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. His investigation was heavily criticized by Democrats...

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  • Hewitt: Tomic unlikely to play for Australia again
Hewitt: Tomic unlikely to play for Australia again

Benji, 32, said in an exclusive video for 20FOUR: 'I actually really feel sorry for him after watching it. Bernard Tomic has dramatically quit I'm A Celebrity. "I think he's got some deep-seated issues that he needs to talk to someone with". "Ya got millions Tomic so while your (sic) busy counting it all when you get back home how's bout ...

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  • Israeli defense chief: Lebanon will pay for Iranian meddling
Israeli defense chief: Lebanon will pay for Iranian meddling

In December, the Lebanese government approved provisions for the right to explore two energy blocks, namely Block 4 and Block 9, in Lebanon to the consortium of Russia's Novatek natural gas producer with France's Total and Italy's Eni. A major find in Lebanon's southernmost waters could raise the possibility of a dispute with Israel, which is devel...

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  • Sanctioned Russian spy official met American counterparts in US
Sanctioned Russian spy official met American counterparts in US

The Trump administration released a list of Russian businessmen and oligarchs tied to the Kremlin on Tuesday night but decided not to add new sanctions against Moscow. "Which U.S. official did he meet with?" Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer demanded that the administration "immediately come clean and answer questions-which USA officials did h...

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  • US prosecutors won't retry Menendez on corruption charges
US prosecutors won't retry Menendez on corruption charges

The decision not to proceed with a second trial means the Justice Department reversed its position 12 days after announcing it would retry the case and requesting a trial date. Though the seven bribery charges were throw out, 11 counts, including bribery, fraud and conspiracy, remained. Justice officials also Wednesday cited limitations placed by...

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  • On hot mic, Trump favors release of memo on Russian Federation investigation
On hot mic, Trump favors release of memo on Russian Federation investigation

Committee Republicans also rejected a request by Democrats to publicly release a Democratic counter memo based on the same underlying intelligence, but which Democrats said would show the GOP memo was based on "cherry-picked intelligence".

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  • Virginia Tech student arrested for illegal possession of assault rifle
Virginia Tech student arrested for illegal possession of assault rifle

On Tuesday, Virginia Tech officials played down the threat that Zhao may have posed, according to the nearby Roanoke Times . Virginia Tech is the site of one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history when Seung-Hui Cho, a senior at Virginia Tech, shot and killed 32 people and wounded 17 others in two separate attacks before commit...

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  • Super blue blood moon stuns stargazers all over the country
Super blue blood moon stuns stargazers all over the country

Check: Noragami Season 3 Release Date and Spoilers . Rescue workers on Wednesday fished out one more body from the government bus that fell into the Gogra canal at Balirghat area of Murshidabad district of West Bengal on January 29 morning, taking the death toll in the tragedy to 43.

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  • Saudi crown prince loses $106.7 bn in online gambling
Saudi crown prince loses $106.7 bn in online gambling

Among those arrested over graft charges were Saudi Arabian media magnate Waleed al-Ibrahim and billionaire global investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal . The only settlement disclosed so far was a deal by Prince Miteb bin Abdullah to pay more than $1bn. Some detainees - up to 56 - are believed to have been moved from the hotel to prison after fai...

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  • National Basketball Association cheerleaders dance to 'Ghoomar'
National Basketball Association cheerleaders dance to 'Ghoomar'

The popular Ghoomar song featuring film's leading lady Deepika Padukone , has become so famous that the cheerleaders during an NBA basketball match were seen grooving on this song. Well, it seems that the massive outrage by several fringe groups like the Shri Rajput Karni Sena has done a lot of free publicity for the film. The video, which has...

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  • Stormy Daniels deflects Jimmy Kimmel's questions on alleged Trump affair
Stormy Daniels deflects Jimmy Kimmel's questions on alleged Trump affair

Stormy Daniels (going on Kimmel tonight after Trump's State of the Union ) issues a new statement saying she is denying having an affair with Trump not because of a settlement but because " it never happened ". Asked whether she had signed the letter, Daniels stated, "I don't know, did I?" According to a report last month in The Wall...

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  • Michelle Obama Dishes To Ellen About Melania Trump's Inauguration Gift
Michelle Obama Dishes To Ellen About Melania Trump's Inauguration Gift

In her first televised interview since leaving the White House , Obama, 54, revealed to DeGeneres that Trump gave her a "lovely frame"-presumably of the photo variety". She recalled thinking to herself: "What am I supposed to do with this gift? And I'm thinking do we take the picture with?" she said, according to People .

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  • The Congressional Black Caucus Rocked Kente Cloth To Protest Racist Trump
The Congressional Black Caucus Rocked Kente Cloth To Protest Racist Trump

The CBC released a statement after Tuesday's State of the Union with a list of issues they had with Trump's speech. Many left-wing media members cheerfully reported how the Democrats and specifically the CBC members' responded to President Trump's remarks.

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  • Trump Overhead Saying Will Release Russia-Probe Memo
Trump Overhead Saying Will Release Russia-Probe Memo

Democrats dismissed the memo as propaganda in the escalating campaign by the president and his allies to undermine the two agencies tasked with overseeing the ongoing investigation of the president, his campaign and Russian Federation. Privately, Trump has been fuming over the Justice Department's opposition to releasing the memo, according to an...

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  • Pentagon to Examine Fitness Trackers Post-Strava
Pentagon to Examine Fitness Trackers Post-Strava

The company Strava announced in 2015 that their new heatmap would increase the amount of data in the upcoming updates. The Strava app takes data from fitbits and smartphones, uploading the information to a "heatmap" for users to track their workouts and share with friends.

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  • Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers to Retreat Hits Truck
Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers to Retreat Hits Truck

Amtrak released a statement, saying, "An Amtrak train came into contact with a vehicle that was on the tracks at 11:20 a.m.in Crozet, Va". Rep. Roger Marshall , a doctor who represents Kansas' 1st District, said the train " carrying members and spouses hit something".

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  • San Juan Mayor Says FEMA Ends Puerto Rico Too Soon
San Juan Mayor Says FEMA Ends Puerto Rico Too Soon

More than 46 million liters of water, 2 million ready-to-eat meals and 2 million snack packs are on the island and ready for distribution, if needed, the agency said. "If you don't have electricity, there's no running water", Angel Santiago said. FEMA staging areas are still open and have provisions for local mayors to obtain for their citizens, FE...

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  • Indian cleric 'forbids' Muslim women from gazing at luscious 'footballer thighs'
Indian cleric 'forbids' Muslim women from gazing at luscious 'footballer thighs'

Pakistan was formed when Muslims were only 17 crore. "Muslims in India are living in pathetic condition..." He further said that government is not paying heed to the problems of Muslim community and hence they should demand for a separate country.

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  • Trump Salutes North Korean Defector Ji Seong-ho
Trump Salutes North Korean Defector Ji Seong-ho

The White House's original choice for United States ambassador to South Korea is no longer expected to be nominated after he privately expressed disagreement in late December with the Trump administration's North Korea policy, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • Fact-checking website crashes during State of the Union
Fact-checking website crashes during State of the Union

Offering the Democratic rebuttal to Trump's address, Joe Kennedy - grandson of Bobby Kennedy - said it would be "easy to dismiss this past year as chaos, as partisanship, as politics". Since we passed tax cuts , roughly 3 million workers have already gotten tax cut bonuses - many of them thousands of dollars per worker. "This is our new Americ...

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  • Top US diplomat visits Kabul, reaffirms support to Afghanistan
Top US diplomat visits Kabul, reaffirms support to Afghanistan

And, on January 20, Taliban fighters stormed Kabul's landmark Intercontinental Hotel and killed at least 25 people - the majority of them foreigners - in an assault lasting more than 12 hours. In an op-ed, Marvin G. Weinbaum, director for Afghanistan and Pakistan Studies at the Middle East Institute said the Taliban appeared to have chosen urban ...

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  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball Ranked in Preseason National Polls
Ragin' Cajuns Softball Ranked in Preseason National Polls

Back, too, is Big 12 coach of the year Patty Gasso, who led the Sooners to wins in their final 11 games of the season as well as 38 of their last 40. Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball will open the 2018 season ranked in both of the major national polls.

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  • Sydney seaplane location 'totally inexplicable' before crash, operator says
Sydney seaplane location 'totally inexplicable' before crash, operator says

Mr Cousins was due to step down from his position as chief executive of catering giant Compass in March, while his son Will was head of press for pro-European Union campaign group Open Britain. Sydney Seaplanes chief executive Aaron Shaw said in response to the report that its key question was why the plane was flying in a bay surrounded by steep t...

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