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'Ronan O'Gara will thrive with Crusaders'

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Ronan O'Gara will leave Racing 92 at the end of December, the French side have confirmed. It is clear why the move to the Crusaders would appeal to O'Gara, whose four-year spell with Racing has seen him shift from... It is a credit to him that he's been approached. The only thing he might need is an interpreter. He is just so keen to learn. In a statement issued on Wednesday morning, Racing 92 said the move to New Zealand would allow O'Gara 'enrich his knowledge of rugby and improve ... Read More »

Second Woman Accuses Senator Al Franken Of Sexual Misconduct

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She said he did it, he says he doesn't remember it that way but acknowledges that it happened and that he was stupid and insensitive. She says Franken's apology for his inappropriate behavior and his willingness for a Congressional ethics investigation into that "is the kind of accountability I'm talking about". Read More »

Hamas, Fatah push ahead with reconciliation efforts in Cairo

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Under an Egypt-brokered agreement reached last month, the Islamist Hamas is supposed to hand over civil control of Gaza to the Fatah-led national government on December 1. Representatives of 12 factions, including Hamas, travelled from the Gaza Strip to Egypt to attend the talks, due to open in Cairo on Tuesday, according to a security source in Gaza, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was unauthorized to speak to media. Read More »

Jennifer Garner not interested in dating

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Yeah, we don't blame her. "We can't just assume that every man has done something very bad or that every man is guilty; due process is important and has to take place". As more and more men and women step forward to speak out about sexual harassment in the industry , she exclaimed that she's "excited" to see what may change. Read More »

Chinese delegation visits South Korea to explain outcome of party congress

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A Chinese delegation arrived in South Korea on Tuesday for a three-day visit to meet with officials, politicians and experts, and explain the outcome of its recent party congress. "We attach importance to such statements by South Korea", Wang told Kang. During her stay in China, the two sides will exchange views on the current situation and on how to advance and develop relations between China and the ROK, Lu said at a news briefing in Beijing. Read More »

Champions League In Focus - Juventus vs Barcelona Preview

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Juventus star Paulo Dybala has rediscovered his scoring form just in time as he renews his rivalry with fellow Argentina Lionel Messi in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Barcelona . And because they weren't capable of beating Sporting in Lisbon, they have not yet qualified for last-16 of Champions League. On the other hand, Roma thrashed Chelsea 3-0 at home in the last round of matches to move to the top of the table and they only need a draw to advance to the next stage despite ... Read More »

'Dangerous' Alabama fugitive may be in Atlanta

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When the residents returned, he tied them up and then stole a gun, a 2016 Ford Fusion and other items, authorities said. The inmate's most recent escape happened Sunday afternoon, Coosa County Sheriff Terry Wilson said. The victim went to a nearby gas station for help, and the second stolen vehicle was found soon after. A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same Alabama jail twice within a three-week span and then tying up and robbing people while on the run, ... Read More »

U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims as 'ethnic cleansing'

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He said the USA would consider targeted sanctions against individuals deemed responsible for the violence, but he was not advocating broad-based economic sanctions against the entire nation. Myanmar's two-year-old government, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has faced heavy worldwide criticism for its response to the crisis, though it has no control over the generals it has to share power with in the country's transition to civilian power after decades of military rule. Read More »

Kremlin pledges to stand up for Russian billionaire arrested in France

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His family now controls Russia's largest gold producer, Polyus. Despite holding a diplomatic passport, the French official said: "That does not protect him from prosecution". He shot to fame in the soccer world in 2011 when he bought Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala and went on a spectacular spending spree. Kerimov's fortune peaked at $17.5 billion in 2008 before slumping to just $3 billion in 2009, according to Forbes magazine, due to so-called margin-calls on his assets triggered by the ... Read More »

Man Plans to launch himself in a steam-powered rocket

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Hughes' refusal to accept the truth about Earth's shape might make you skeptical about Saturday's launch, and about the future rockoon project. He believes the Earth is flat despite being aware that it is a conundrum, given that he's about to launch himself into the atmosphere. Read More »

Teachers Union Says Greitens' Board Appointments will Strengthen Unions

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The board voted 4-4 on the firing, meaning Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven keeps her job - at least for now. JEFFERSON CITY , MO/November 21, 2017 ( STL.News ) Jennifer Edwards was appointed to the State Board of Education. As speculation of her ouster neared, Vandeven received support from legislative members of both parties , education organizations, and superintendents. Read More »

Hardik confirms support to Cong after party okays Patidar quota demand

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The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader said that reservation formula given by the Congress for his community will be over and above the 50 per cent quota for the SC, ST and OBCs. "Their leaders have been making such statements which yet again reflected when someone said I will cut fingers. However, we are happy that a joint alliance will fight together against BJP and that the people of the state will finally see an end to BJP's 22-year rule", he said. Read More »

Leaders of the Syrian opposition meet in Riyadh ahead of United Nations talks

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Several rounds of peace talks - in both Geneva and the Kazakh capital Astana - have so far failed to end the Syrian conflict, in which hundreds of thousands of civilians are believed to have been killed. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday commenting on the move that the resignation of Hijab and his supporters would make it possible to unite the disparate internal and external opposition on a reasonable, realistic and constructive basis. Read More »

Galliford Try plc's (GFRD) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

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About shares traded. BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) has risen 15.51% since November 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 22.80% the S&P500. Numis Securities Ltd cut shares of Bgeo Group PLC to an add rating and set a GBX 3,657 ($47.30) target price for the company.in a research note on Monday, February 20th. Read More »

AK Saseendran case: Commission report today, media barred from Secretariat

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It was recommended that cases under various sections of the IT Act and Indian Penal Code be registered against them, he said. On March 26, the newly launched Malayalam news channel Mangalam TV aired an audio clip that it claimed was a conversation between Saseendran and a woman who had approached him for help on some issue. Read More »

National Parks Fee Input

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The agency said Tuesday that it would extend the comment period to December 22. The NPS announced in October a proposal to institute "peak season entry fees" at 17 national parks in the system. The proposal would increase entrance fees for commercial operators and standardize commercial use authorization (CUA) requirements for road-based commercial tours, including application and management fees . Read More »

Serica takes on three BP interests in North Sea

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Serica gets about 110 staff from BP in a deal that leaves the British supermajor with the costs associated with any decommissioning. Serica said the initial consideration will be funded from its expected share of net cashflow from the assets between the start of 2018 and the completion of the acquisition. Read More »

MI high school band to march in Macy's parade Thursday

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The announcement was made to students and the public all the way back in April 2016. The television network, which held exclusive rights to broadcast the parade for years, has also partnered with YouTube to provide free live coverage through the video-sharing site. Read More »

Jared Kushner Urged Trump to Fire FBI Director James Comey, Reports Say

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A day before the United Nations security council unanimously passed the resolution, Trump said it "should be vetoed". The Journal reported in September that members of Trump's legal team wanted Kushner to resign from his position as a senior adviser because of his controversial meetings with Russian nationals during the election and his initial failure to disclose them on his security clearance form. Read More »

Punjab CM backs protests against 'Padmavati'

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Amarinder Singh , to enter into a regional arrangement to address smog issue and environmental pollution. "Our interference in this writ petition will tantamount to pre-judging, which we are not inclined to do", the bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, said. Read More »

Sharif, not PPP derailing democracy, says Aitzaz Ahsan

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The Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani on Wednesday said people had refused to accept the minus-Nawaz formula. "We delivered despite incessant sit-ins", he said while adding, "sit-ins are still being staged under different guises". Read More »

30 women, children killed in Adamawa attacks

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Mr. Abubakar said a young boy was responsible for the blast which occurred during the early morning prayer. Abubakar said a statement would be issued later. "It fits with the increasing lethality and potency of suicide attacks of the organisation's current "hot streak", which started approximately four weeks ago", he said. Read More »

A mild day with much cooler air later tonight

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We will reach a high of 60 by the end of the day. Today should be the best day for any rain for the foreseeable future. Daytime highs will be in the 30s and lower 40s, but they will drop throughout the afternoon and evening as the colder air really takes hold. Read More »

Pak's judicial body orders release of Hafiz Saeed

While his four aides were set free in the last week of October, Saeed was detained for another month. Hafiz Saeed has been under house arrest since January this year and was detained after enormous pressure on the federal government by the United States (USA) and severe reservations by India. Read More »

Brexit could lead to united Ireland, says Richard Haass

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The Prime Minister, Foreign Secretary and Brexit Secretary have all urged Brussels to progress exit negotiations on to trade. Mr Haass tweeted: "Northern Ireland at a crisis point, the result of poor leadership, Brexit, & a failure to deal with the past. Read More »