• How should Tibetans prepare for a long-term Xi Jinping?
How should Tibetans prepare for a long-term Xi Jinping?

Deng was not in a position to pick Hu's successor, and it is no coincidence that the post-Deng calm is coming to an end during the rule of Xi Jinping, who followed Hu. Xi has consolidated power in the country and has seized control of its economic policy, asserted the authority of the Communist Party, while purging corrupt officials from the part...

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  • May sets out her Brexit demands
May sets out her Brexit demands

She was honest about the challenges and that trade-offs will need to be made. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit lead, had earlier said the Prime Minister had failed to "move beyond vague aspirations" and that he hoped "serious proposals have been put in the post".

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  • Winter Storm Riley Latest: Killer Bomb Cyclone Ravishes North East Coast
Winter Storm Riley Latest: Killer Bomb Cyclone Ravishes North East Coast

The storm knocked out power to 500,000 residences and businesses from MI to North Carolina. Stewart lost power the night before. More than 3,000 United States flights have been canceled, including hundreds at the busiest Northeast airports in Boston , Philadelphia and NY, the flight-tracking website FlightAware.com posted Friday.

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  • United States maintains 'maximum pressure' on North Korea
United States maintains 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

In Pyeongchang for the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics, the visiting delegation said developments in relations between the two Koreas and between North Korea and the United States should go hand in hand, the South's presidency said in a statement.

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  • Merlin Entertainments (MERL) Price Target Lowered to GBX 460 at Morgan Stanley
Merlin Entertainments (MERL) Price Target Lowered to GBX 460 at Morgan Stanley

The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, January 22. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, January 12 with "Overweight". It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Merlin Entertainments plc is a United Kingdom-based entertainment company. It has a 18.1 P/E ratio. The group, which operates the likes ...

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  • Nor'easter, life-threatening flooding to sweep East Coast
Nor'easter, life-threatening flooding to sweep East Coast

Airlines, including Delta, United and Southwest, are offering fee waivers for flight cancellations or changes involving affected airports. "Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up", a pilot wrote in a report to the National Weather Service.

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  • No proof yacht belongs to Jho Low: Salleh
No proof yacht belongs to Jho Low: Salleh

The FBI say the captain, a South African, is now a suspect in the fraud case. A police spokesman in Jakarta said Mr Sieboldt-Berry is a suspect for not turning over the yacht wanted for assets seizure and could be liable under money laundering laws.

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  • MSF Suspends Medical Work In Nigeria's Rann After Deadly Attack
MSF Suspends Medical Work In Nigeria's Rann After Deadly Attack

As the war against terrorism seems not to have ended, Nwachukwu explained that the combined troops tracked the insurgents to Bokko, Daushe and Gava villages, where they unleashed another attack on the fleeing insurgents. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) have deplored Boko Haram attack on Rann ...

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  • Sharma leads in Mexico City
Sharma leads in Mexico City

With his two-day total of 11-under 131, Sharma finds himself in dreamland as he leads the likes of reigning Masters Tournament champion Sergio Garcia (65), 2017 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, Xander Schauffele (68) and Rafa Cabrera Bello (67), who share second place on 133.

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  • BJP reads more into its triumph in Tripura
BJP reads more into its triumph in Tripura

During his campaign for the Gujarat Assembly elections in November 2017, the Prime Minister paused his speech for Azaan . Earlier, BJP incharge for the state Kiren Rijiju had expressed confidence that the BJP will form the next government in Nagaland with the help of other parties.

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  • Student in custody after allegedly shooting parents at Central Michigan University dorm
Student in custody after allegedly shooting parents at Central Michigan University dorm

James Eric Davis Jr .is seen in a photo distributed by the city of Mount Pleasant, Michigan , after a shooting on the campus of Central Michigan University on March 2, 2018 . Central Michigan University and Mt. No students or staff were injured during the shooting. Pleasant Friday and spoke at a news conference Friday afternoon alongside CMU ...

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  • Trump's commerce secretary: tariffs raising vehicle prices $175 is
Trump's commerce secretary: tariffs raising vehicle prices $175 is "trivial"

For a middle- or working-class family, a thousand bucks will help pay for new clothes for the kids, a much-needed vehicle or home fix, a month's worth of groceries, or any number of other necessities. But if it's necessary for national security, we have no choice, right? Trump tariffs could raise costs for Ford (F) by $300 million and Genera...

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  • Trump Calls For Execution Of Drug Dealers During Anti-Drug Summit
Trump Calls For Execution Of Drug Dealers During Anti-Drug Summit

After declaring the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency in October, advocates for the issue and members of Congress have complained that they haven't seen much action and have struggle to find information about what the administration is doing to mitigate the effects of widespread drug abuse.

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  • Del Potro Stays Perfect Against Thiem, Meets Zverev In Acapulco SFs
Del Potro Stays Perfect Against Thiem, Meets Zverev In Acapulco SFs

Anderson fell to as low as World No. 80 last January after a variety of injuries and health issues set the right-hander back. After Anderson won the first set on a tie break, the second looked destined to go the same way. It was a strong week for Donaldson despite the loss, as the 21-year-old American reached his first tour-level semi-final. "I...

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  • Italy left guessing over Sunday's election outcome: 3 possible scenarios
Italy left guessing over Sunday's election outcome: 3 possible scenarios

Personally I believe that Italy provides an nearly ideal snapshot of an Hegelian evolution which is going to be central for all western countries. The 81-year-old billionaire media tycoon, who dominated Italian politics for almost two decades, said Tajani had indicated he would be willing to lead the coalition, if it won the vote.

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  • Man who shot himself near White House has died, DC police say
Man who shot himself near White House has died, DC police say

Secret Service. The incident happened about 12pm local time (5pm United Kingdom time) and the surrounding area was cordoned off. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic were affected, the Secret Service said. The White House says it was aware of the situation and that Trump was briefed. FBI Former Assistant Director Ron Hosko says it's not hard to g...

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  • South Korea Urges Washington, Pyongyang to Ease Tensions to Hold Dialogue
South Korea Urges Washington, Pyongyang to Ease Tensions to Hold Dialogue

North Korea's Olympic diplomacy aimed to put a friendly face on the regime, but the world should not be taken in by Pyongyang's risky charm offensive. That, of course, is not reassuring at all: A massive attack on North Korea would be massively stupid. Pence and Kim Yo Jong did not speak. "As we have been doing this [Olympics] for about 30 d...

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  • 'Beast' storm blankets United Kingdom in snow
'Beast' storm blankets United Kingdom in snow

The number of casualties from cold exposure continues to rise as most of Europe experiences freezing temperatures . The victims of the brutal cold include 18 people killed in Poland, six in the Czech Republic, five in Lithuania, four each in France and Slovakia, two each in Italy, Serbia and Romania and one in Slovenia.

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  • Don't Mess With Mama: Sloth Bear Shows Tiger Who Wears the trousers
Don't Mess With Mama: Sloth Bear Shows Tiger Who Wears the trousers

The video begins with the tiger chasing away the bear but suddenly, the sloth bear charges at the tiger. "The tiger attacked the bear more than five minutes", Kumar told NDTV . However, when the bears stepped into the tiger's territory, the big cat attacked. The fight carried on for 15 minutes. Instead of shitting his trousers and running the ot...

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  • Gun in campus shooting belonged to suspect's dad
Gun in campus shooting belonged to suspect's dad

More than 100 police officers spent the afternoon and evening searching the Mount Pleasant area for James Eric Davis , who authorities described as armed and unsafe, after he allegedly shot his mother and father, an IL police officer. "The family is in shock and trying to piece everything together", a relative told CNN. He was then released to h...

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  • Why coastal communities should fear storm surge
Why coastal communities should fear storm surge

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency predicted the storm will affect the state through Saturday . A tree crashed through a house in New York's Putnam County shortly after noon Friday. "We already had tidal flooding yesterday and that was just because of the full moon", said Rob Carolan, a meteorologist with Hometown Forecast Services ...

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  • Slovakians rally after a journalist was murdered
Slovakians rally after a journalist was murdered

Kuciak was gunned down as he was about to publish an article that raised possible political links to Italian businessmen with alleged ties to Calabria's notorious 'Ndrangheta mafia supposedly operating in Slovakia. One woman said she came to honor the slain couple. There have been anti-corruption protests in Slovakia before but these appear to be...

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  • Southern California avoids major storm problems so far
Southern California avoids major storm problems so far

Officials fear the storm could trigger another round of mudslides and debris flows in communities still recovering from the devastating mudslides in January - though perhaps not as severe. In the Whittier and Thomas burn areas, a flash-flood warning is scheduled to remain in effect until 9 a.m. Friday, the National Weather Service said, adding ...

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  • ECP issues code of conduct for Senate elections, violators to face imprisonment
ECP issues code of conduct for Senate elections, violators to face imprisonment

FATA Ittehad have scored all four positions in the Senate polls, according to unofficial results. New Senators are elected indirectly by provincial and national assemblies through proportional representation. It may be mentioned here that media personnel have reportedly been banned from entering parliament for security reasons. It said officers ...

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  • Breakthrough in journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case with first arrest
Breakthrough in journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case with first arrest

Lankesh, 55, the editor of " Lankesh Patrike ", was shot dead outside her house in Bengaluru by unidentified assailants on September 5 a year ago. The police suspect that either he was directly involved in Gauri's murder or he had supplied weapons to the killers.

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