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FBI expresses "grave concerns" about Trump memo

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He urged Nunes to re-do the vote to declassify the document on Monday, when the committee is also expected to vote to declassify a memo drafted by Democrats to counter the one put forth by Republicans. Nunes, who served on Trump's presidential transition team, wrote the memo. "T$3 he changes are not cosmetic and nearly all of them are unrelated to concerns about sensitive information", a senior Democratic committee official told BuzzFeed News . Read More »

Canada changes national anthem lyrics to be gender-neutral

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Now, the bill must receive the royal assent of the Governor General - the representative of the British monarch in Canada - in order to officially become law. "There's been 30 years plus of activity trying to make our national anthem , this important thing about our country, inclusive of all of us", she told the CBC. Read More »

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Virginia continues march through ACC

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Virginia will remain in first place until further notice after the Cavaliers defeated Louisville Wednesday night, 74-64. "That is a credit to him, and he is a fine young man", Bennett said. That sent the Cavaliers to the locker room up 32-26. Center. They are now second in the ACC standings behind the Cavaliers. Louisville got itself back in the game with its 3-point shooting, pulling within 62-57 on a Ryan McMahon 3-pointer with 3:45 to go. Read More »

Syrian Democratic Forces: 15 Turkish troops killed in attack north of Afrin

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On January 20, Turkey's General Staff announced launching Operation Olive Branch against the Kurdish self-defense forces near Afrin, which is home to about 1.5 million Syrian Kurds . Luis Montiel, MSF's head of mission in northern Syria, said: 'The fact that this attack occurred on a facility while it was treating incoming patients is particularly egregious'. Read More »

Russian official warns locusts could attack pitches

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Alexei Sorokin was responding to a warning from the agriculture ministry that locusts could devour the grass at stadiums in southern Russian cities. Locusts love it where there is lots of green. "Locusts pose no threat to football pitches". "Such practice is not just an important element of the legacy of World Cup 2018, but also allows us to move to a new level of ecological culture in the country as a whole". Read More »

Mira Rajput On Shahid Kapoor's Performance In Padmaavat

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So, it wasn't a surprise when ace designer Anita Dongre chose the duo to be showstoppers for her show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai . " Mira looks as handsome today as she looked that day". "It's very tiring for a woman to always think about what the guy thinks and other way round too". Clearly, Shahid was totally mesmerised by Mira last night for he even mentioned about how handsome she's looking stating, "I like Mira in whatever she wears". Read More »

UK PM May under fire as new report warns of Brexit dangers

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The House of Lords is scrutinizing a key piece of legislation on quitting the European Union as a leaked government report shows only economic downsides to leaving the bloc. "We couldn't allow our financial services to be dictated to without having a say in how those regulations work", Blackwell told a conference on Brexit and financial services in London . Read More »

CAS nullifies lifetime Olympic bans on Russians

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But CAS has ruled that the International Olympic Committee had not proved that 28 of the athletes had individually been part of the doping scheme. Eleven other athletes were confirmed by CAS to have committed doping violations. Three Russian biathletes who have appealed against the International Olympic Committee ban will have their cases heard later. McLaren's landmark report, which was published in December 2016, revealed documentary, forensic and supporting witness testimony to ... Read More »

Mika cuts off Michael Wolff interview: "You're slurring a woman, it's disgraceful"

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The senior diplomat in the Trump administration also hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said President Donald Trump has always attached huge importance to US' bilateral ties with India and hoped to take them to a new level. "You're on the set of " Morning Joe " - we don't BS here", she said. The show then went to break. Corden added, "Well, Nikki Haley , you can tell your boss, some of us love politics without the Twitter meltdowns thrown in". Read More »

Turkey: Amnesty chairman ordered arrested again

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Taner Kilic has been charged with membership of a terrorist organisation, an accusation the London-based group describes as "baseless". Taner Kilic, who was held in the western province of Izmir and appeared in court via video link, denied having the app and said he had proved his innocence through documents presented to the court, AFP news agency reports. Read More »

Trump Touts North Korean Defector He Once Banned As 'An Inspiration'

He said the USA was waging a "maximum pressure" campaign to prevent that - referring to the worldwide effort to deepen the North's economic and diplomatic isolation through sanctions. Instead, there is a forceful military option available that can address the threat without escalating into a war that would likely kill tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Americans. Read More »

Anti-Semitic hate incidents reach record levels, charity warns

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Many people, Pollard said, simply don't associate anti-semitism with conventional racism and there is a sense in some quarters that abusing Jewish people is somewhat acceptable. Home secretary Amber Rudd said: " Anti-semitism is a despicable form of abuse that seeks to undermine our values of diversity and openness and which has no place in British society". Read More »

Budget 2018: Jaitley announces Rs 1.48 lakh crore as railway capital expenditure

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Mr. Jaitley also proposed to expand airport capacity by five times, saying those who wear "hawai chappal" will also be able to do "hawai yatra". For the Railways, whose budget was merged with the general budget since a year ago, the capital expenditure has been fixed at Rs 1,48,528 crore for 2018-19 with a large part devoted to capacity creation. Read More »

Japan fire kills 11 at home for elderly people

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The three-storey building in the northern city of Sapporo is home to mostly elderly residents. It is believed that the building - a former inn - was not fitted with sprinklers, as they are not required under Japanese law. They paid a monthly rent of around 36,000 yen (£230) to stay in the accommodation, which also provided them with help finding jobs and food. TV footage on the country's public broadcaster NHK showed the house engulfed in flames late on Wednesday night. Read More »

Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) Downgraded by Citigroup to "Neutral"

Callon Pete Co Del Com now has $2.49B valuation. Shares of Callon Petroleum Company ( CPE ) moved -0.80% in the recent trading day. It has underperformed by 4.41% the S&P500. The company has volume of 2.96 Million shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.73 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 32 investors sold CPE shares while 62 reduced holdings. Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Don't You Dare Tell Nancy Pelosi to Smile

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The White House is completing a "legal and national security review" before it takes action on the memo, Sanders told host Chris Cuomo in a Wednesday morning appearance on CNN's " New Day ". At one point when Cuomo told Sanders the president would benefit from ditching his tweeting habits, she cried out "oh, give me a break". Rosenstein and Wray voiced their concerns personally to Kelly during a meeting at the White House on Monday ahead of the vote by the House intelligence ... Read More »

Message to Eagles QB Nick Foles: Tom Brady was a backup too

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No one saw this coming two years ago. The Eagles are one of 13 teams in the National Football League yet to win the biggest prize in American sport - and their head coach Pederson believes attention to detail will make all the difference against New England in Minneapolis on Sunday. Read More »

SC disqualifies Senator Nehal Hashmi, orders one-month jail term for contempt

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The three-judge bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Dost Mohammad and Justice Maqbool Baqar, announced the decision today. "But simply criticising the verdict is not contempt of court". In a video that went viral on the internet shows a disgruntled Senator Nehal warning rivals and "some honourable officials associated with top institutions" of dire consequences if they continued their concerns with the accountability of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Read More »

White House Scuttles Ambassador Pick Apparently Over View On North Korea Policy

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The good news, Selva said , is us satellite and radar detectors have shown they can detect North Korean launches nearly immediately after a rocket is airborne. The Washington Post says his nomination was derailed after he privately raised concerns with NSC officials over their consideration of a limited strike on North Korea, aimed at sending a message without sparking a wider war. Read More »

Global Democracy Index classifies India as a 'flawed democracy'

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Hong Kong's overall score put the territory in the category of "flawed democracies", putting it behind dozens of other places including Singapore, which secured the 69th rank and was also in the same category as Hong Kong. It fell ten places in the rankings from 32 to 42 as its score deteriorated by 0.58 points to 7.23 (on a scale of 0 to 10). The report says that despite Canada's high score in the electoral process and functioning of government categories, there's still work to do on our ... Read More »

Polish Senate approves controversial Holocaust bill

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For Mr. Duda and his conservative Law and Justice Party , phrases like " Polish death camps " mislead people into thinking that Poland and a majority of Polish citizens were active collaborators with the occupying forces of Nazi Germany . Read More »

Putin says Russian Federation hopes to turn page on doping at Olympics

The group, including six skiers, would travel from Kalma International Airport in Wonsan to Yangyang International Airport in the South's Gangwon Province where the Pyeongchang Olympics will be held. But they were not welcomed by South Koreans as heartily as the two governments had hoped. "It's North Korea's responsibility to show its sincerity". Read More »

A Fresh Look At Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)

It opened the session with a $38.7 price tag, later ranging from $38.61 to $39.04, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Overall, 7.31 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $3.29 Million. Alternatively, you can use the Price-to-Earnings ratio (P/E) to compare against others and to gauge growth potential. The Cable Network Programming segment produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment and movie ... Read More »

South Korean skiers head to North amid uncertain ties

The Kim Jong-un regime accused the South's media of producing "biased" reports about the upcoming event and an "internal event" of the regime, referring to the military parade it was preparing for February 8. "I would want somebody coming in and saying 'Okay, have you considered these downsides?', or 'Here would be the potential impact, maybe this isn't the best option". Read More »

USA won't give more Syrians protected status

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Syrians can re-register if they have resided in the US since August 1, 2016, and have been physically present in the country since October 1, 2016. Refugee advocates criticized the Trump administration's decision not to re-designate Syria's status, saying it ignored the fact that Syria's conflict continues to produce new refugees. Read More »

White Nationalists Are Loving Trump's "Americans Are Dreamers Too" Line

Trump started off his speech by acknowledging what a rough year America had with disasters: hurricanes, floods, wildfires, mudslides, mass shootings. According to data from Nielsen based on its 56 metered markets , Trump's speech , an hour and 20 minutes long, garnered 40.4 million television viewers on Tuesday evening. Read More »