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Russia Facilitating North Korean Coal Shipments To Third Parties

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Some analysts have argued that the recent dialogue, brought on by a New Year's Day proclamation by Kim that encouraged talks, is a tactic to try to separate South Korea from the us, its security guarantor. While the UN's tough new measures are unlikely to have been the main driver of the recent de-escalation, now that the North is talking, the United States should suspend talk of military intervention and consider focusing on sanctions deals, such as the nuclear deal with Iran, as a ... Read More »

Stevie Nicks Tears Up Remembering Tom Petty, Says Her Heart is Broken

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Nicks continued to explain that Petty's daughter Adria flew out to NY on Friday to join her for the special night. The event, held for the first time at New York's legendary Radio City Music Hall, attracted a stellar cast of big names ready to pay tribute to the Mac, with the award itself presented by former US President Bill Clinton . Read More »

Poland's parliament wants to criminalize the term 'Polish death camps'

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Israel on Saturday denounced a new Polish bill which criminalizes any suggestion that Poland participated in crimes against humanity during the Holocaust . Also among the Polish people there were those who aided the Nazis in their crimes. Israel's foreign ministry said the deputy Polish ambassador to Israel had been summoned for a clarification. Read More »

Trump wanted Mueller fired

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But there's an obvious problem with Trump's suggestion that the New York Times is making stuff up. "I've said it before, and I am saying it again: firing the special counsel is a red line that the president can not cross", Warner said in a statement. Read More »

Communal violence continues for the second day in UP's Kasganj

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A special probe team has been formed to identify and catch other suspects, police said. Situation in Kasganj remained tense, but under control, even as violence continued on the second day on Saturday in the outskirts of the district, with mob torching two buses and ransacking some shops.Two government buses were torched by anti-social elements, while a couple of shops were ransacked. Read More »

Trump's Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement Mentioned Jews, Unlike Last Year

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The 27th of January marks the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp by Soviet troops in 1945, and since 2005 it is a United Nations designated International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust . Hanni Levy, a 93-year-old Holocaust survivor from Berlin, criticized anti-migrant hatred during a speech at a Greens party convention in Hannover. Trump's statement stands in stark contrast to his statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day a year ago, ... Read More »

White House says Trump focused on minimizing shutdown harm

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They said the White House wanted their ideas on the four areas the President has identified as his priorities for this deal - DACA, border security, cutting family-based migration and ending the diversity visa lottery. "Let's step back from the brink, let's victimizing the American people , and get back to work on their behalf", Mr. McConnell pleaded. "We will not negotiate the status of unlawful immigrants while Democrats hold our lawful citizens hostage over their reckless demands", ... Read More »

Spanish court says Puigdemont must attend parliament in person

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Puigdemont has been living in Brussels since he fled there in late October to avoid arrest on charges of sedition and rebellion for organising an illegal referendum and unilaterally declaring Catalan independence from Spain. The decision was unanimous, it said. Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, Spain's deputy prime minister, said the federal government would use "all the instruments of the law" to keep Puigdemont out of his old job. Read More »

First Lady's Rep Blasts 'False' Reports About Melania Trump

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The First Lady also celebrated her first year in the role without mention to her husband recently. The alleged tryst first hit the headlines earlier this month when the Wall Street Journal reported that Mr Trump's lawyer arranged a payment to Daniels to prevent her from talking about it ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Brexit transition period 'could be extended to three years'

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Andrew Percy, a former minister, was among Tories to criticise the Chancellor publicly, saying he should "put a sock in it" and stop "mocking other Cabinet ministers by writing his own Brexit policy". It put the ministers on a collision course with Mr Rees-Mogg, who warned a "status quo transition", with the United Kingdom subject to European Court of Justice (ECJ) rulings, having to accept new laws, and paying into the EU budget, would be "a failure of negotiations" and a "sign of weakness". Read More »

Stranded mountain climbers on Nanga Parbat to be rescued

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Pakistan Army has launched a rescue operation to search for two climbers who had gone missing on Thursday while trying to scale Nanga Parbat. Shah said Revol was spotted Friday attempting to climb down while Mackiewicz appeared to be crawling due to frostbite. Read More »

Amarin (AMRN) Reaches New 52-Week High at $4.49

These shares are worth $596,254 and were traded at $4.41 each. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Ebix Inc now has $2.63B valuation. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.10, for a total value of $209,534.60. Williams Jones And Assoc Limited Liability stated it has 52,698 shares. Ing Groep Nv has 10,670 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 1.07 million shares or 0.54% of its portfolio. Read More »

PM Modi to address 6th World Government Summit at Dubai

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While in India, Prime Minister Trudeau will engage with youth, and visit several landmarks, including the Taj Mahal, Sri Harmandir Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple), the Jama Masjid, and Swaminarayan Akshardham. Israeli diplomats in New Delhi did convey their protests over the vote but it was kept under wraps and did not cast a shadow over Netanyahu's visit. Read More »

US Democrats withdraw offer to fund Trump's border wall

But Senate Democrats who supported the deal believed they had McConnell boxed in, committed publicly to advancing a bipartisan immigration bill through the Senate to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The White House endorsed that bill, and it appeared to be gaining traction among conservatives. In it, he agreed to support more than $1.6 billion for construction of the wall along the southern border with Mexico. Read More »

Federer qualifies for Australian Open final

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Swiss tennis great Roger Federer admits he doesn't know much about his semifinal opponent Hyeon Chung . The 19-time major victor leads that head-to-head contest 20-6, including all five meetings at Melbourne Park . "I've played with blisters in the past a lot, and it hurts a lot". I was like, 'No, nothing to do with ceremony. "After the deuce break point, no ceremony, just keep focused". Read More »

Senate recognizes School Choice Week

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Families choose charter schools because they are looking for the best academic program that meets the needs of their children. The truth is charter school enrollment actually increases spending per student in school districts. Choice in education should not be restricted only to the wealthy or powerful. Charters outperform district schools on almost every metric but particularly where it matters the most. Read More »

Shooting in Amsterdam leaves one dead, two injured

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Terrified witnesses reportedly hid under tables as masked gunmen stormed the building. There is no information on the condition of the injured victims, although global media has reported that at least two were taken to hospital. So far, police say the shooting is not believed to be a terrorist incident. "This is clearly not a terror attack, but a criminal incident", he said, adding that police were still looking for the attacker or attackers. Read More »

Analysts Set Oasis Midstream Partners LP (OMP) Target Price at $21.50

Finally, BidaskClub lowered American Midstream Partners from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, May 12 by Deutsche Bank. Spirit Of America Management Corp who had been investing in Dominion Energy Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.13B market cap company. Read More »

Another Egyptian presidential candidate drops out

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Sisi, who won an election in a landslide in 2014 after leading the army in ousting Muslim Brotherhood's a year earlier, becomes the first candidate to register officially for the election set for March 26-28. Khaled Ali, a rights lawyer who may be disqualified over a pending court case centred on his alleged use of an obscene hand gesture, remains one of the only presidential hopefuls still actively pursuing a bid. Read More »

Friendly fire kills 11 in Iraq air strike

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Both local police and tribal fighters were surprised by the operation and approached the site to identify the forces which resulted in clashes before U.S. The strike occurred after USA -backed Iraqi forces arrested an Islamic State group operative in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to accounts from both the coalition and the Iraqi officers. Read More »

Pakistan dismisses declare homicide suspect linked to porn ring

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Khan said the journalist's claim was "baseless and concocted". While terming Masood's allegations a figment of him, Khan stated that State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) thoroughly scrutinized local and global data and didn't find any account linked to prime accused in Zainab murder case. Read More »

Shopian: Three killed in Army firing, probe ordered; JRL calls for shutdown

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The Indian Army in its statement claimed that the forces had to open fire in self-defence to prevent lynching of a junior commissioned officer by a mob. "The chief minister said every civilian killing, notwithstanding how erroneously made, impairs the political process in the state, which has been put on track after hard work by all political parties", an official spokesman said. Read More »

Camels disqualified from Saudi beauty pageant over Botox

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Other cheating methods include using hormones to make the camel more muscular and lathering the coats with oil to make them appear darker. There is also about $57 million in prizes available for the winners of the beauty contests and camel races during the event. Read More »

From Snide to Condescending: Liberals React to Trump Speech

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European corporate bosses outdid each other in bragging about their USA businesses to President Donald Trump at a dinner late on Thursday, who responded by saying he likes German elevators and takes an aspirin a day. When his words were met by hisses and faint boos from the audience, he continued, speaking louder, "so it is so essential for us in the room to listen directly to you". Read More »