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Liverpool's Salah scores for seventh game in a row


Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Mohamed Salah's first season in Liverpool will be the one he will surely never forget. "That's how it is". "I love the goals he scores, I love his assists". "Look, if he was not a good goalkeeper I would be the biggest idiot in world football if I line him up". Read More »

Meet the men behind BJP's historic performance in Tripura


Answering a query outside the Ravi Bhavan, a complex of government guest houses here, on the forthcoming Karnataka polls, Shah said, "You write it down". Congress yet again has been swept out of power by the people of the state. In Tripura, BJP has swept 25-year-old left rule from the state. Having recently set up governments in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, the party's Mission North East is coming together. Read More »

Nor'easter Friday: Rain, wind, and snow cover state


A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday , packing heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to ME braced for coastal flooding . The Office of Personnel Management announced that all federal offices in the D.C. area would be closed Friday . "We can not stress enough: this storm is shaping up to be more severe than the storm on 1/4", Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker tweeted. Read More »

Barnaby Joyce slammed for baby comments


But the issue flared up again when Joyce - who left his wife of 24 years for the former adviser - told Fairfax Media in an interview published late on Saturday that the identity of the biological father was "a grey area". Reportedly, the question of paternity didn't come up when Joyce sat down to talk with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull prior to his resignation from cabinet. Read More »

Senate GOP blocks Dems' push for new gun control measures


A bill that would allow judges to issue so-called Extreme Risk Protection Orders that would block individuals deemed likely to harm themselves or others from possessing or purchasing guns was approved by the Assembly Codes Committee and is likely to be approved by the full Assembly in the coming days. Read More »

No meeting time set for pay raise conference committee


As Dave Mistich of West Virginia Public Broadcasting reported , Senate President Mitch Carmichael said last week his chamber needed to take a hard look at the fiscal environment before agreeing to the salary demands. Strikes have been effective in getting state officials to pony up the money for teacher pay raises in the recent past. Schools have been closed and classes canceled for seven days so far. Read More »

Rio has majority, should form govt: Nagaland Guv

Zeliang's press secretary Azeu Namcyn Hau said if NPF's interest in Nagaland was compromised, there were chances of four party MLAs withdrawing support to the BJP-led government in Manipur . The Congress which has given 3 chief ministers in earlier times, has failed to secure a single seat. He hoped that a new government will be installed in the state at the earliest. Read More »

2-year-old girl dies after freak accident at shoe store


She was in traumatic arrest and taken to the hospital, where she died, according to a spokesperson with the Clayton County Fire Department. Ifrah Siddique's family is devasted about their tragic loss and now are questioning how a trip to buy their little girl a pair of shoes turned into her last day alive. Read More »

Theresa May´s deputy rebukes Trump over trade war threat to EU


Ross, who said he expected them to go into effect in the coming week, played down the impact on the U.S. economy of retaliatory measures. A tariff is simply a tax imposed only on imported goods. "As soon as he exempts one country, his phone starts ringing with the heads of state of other countries". Trump's tweet suggested he is refusing to yield to US business interests and foreign trading partners alarmed at the prospect of a trade war that rattled financial markets this week. Read More »

South Korea's Moon faces 2 big decisions to keep Olympic peace


The U.S. delegation - led by first daughter Ivanka Trump - arrived earlier this week with new addition Allison Hooker, a National Security Council official who specializes in Korean affairs. It also unleashed its most powerful nuclear blast to date in September, in what it claimed was a test of a thermonuclear weapon. "We're so excited to be here and cheer on the U.S. Read More »

Lionel Messi's 600th career goal highlights Barcelona's win over Atletico Madrid

It was also a first defeat for Atletico boss Diego Simeone in 13 encounters with Valverde. Should Barcelona beat Atletico , they will stretch their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points with 11 games remaining. At the Camp Nou this season, Ernesto Valverde's have won 10 of 12 games. Filipe Luis expects Antoine Griezmann to turn down transfer offers from Barcelona and Manchester United. Read More »

State Cages The Bears


Makol Mawien added 14 points. Wade's game and confidence have developed that much. Baylor, which dropped to 18-13 and 8-10 with the loss and will be the sixth seed in the Big 12 tourney, is about in the same boat with the Wildcats in the projections - a No. Read More »

Donald Trump Threatens to Retaliate EU Decision Regarding Steel, Aluminium Export


The European Union and its predecessor organisations - the European Community and the European Economic Community - have consistently failed to negotiate a trade agreement with the United States, so its member-states will likely be hit when planned tariffs on steel and aluminium, created to protect American workers from competitors in low-wage economies, come into force. Read More »

Here's a line Trump can use with Jared Kushner: You're fired!

It was also unclear whether Russian, Chinese and UAE officials had also been contacted. Mueller's office declined to comment to NBC News for its story. A spokesperson for Kushner attorney Abbe Lowell said the report was the "mischief" of unnamed sources conducting a "misinformation campaign" to mislead the news media. Read More »

Red weather alert extended nationwide with 40cm of snow forecast


Dublin Bus have advised that there will be significant disruptions to services this morning, with buses running on the main corridors because of the poor conditions. The National Emergency Coordination Group has been meeting again today to discuss the cold weather. The national forecaster has extended the highest weather warning possible until 9am today as Storm Emma continues to cover the country in snow and leave thousands without power. Read More »

No contact with Mueller's team over Jared Kushner


It was also unclear whether Russian, Chinese and UAE officials had also been contacted. According to the NBC report , several unnamed Qatari officials think in the weeks following the meetings, the U.S. Kushner Cos. directly solicited investment from Qatari Finance Minister Ali Sherif al-Emadi for its 666 Fifth Avenue luxury tower in April 2017, two sources in the finance industry told The Intercept. Read More »

Alabama's Moore seeks donations to legal defense fund


Al least three other women have come forward with similar claims of Moore pursuing them when they were teenagers. While Mr Moore, an evangelical Christian, adamantly denied the accusations and his wife stood by him, his support began to slip once the allegations emerged. Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu to invite Trump to open Jerusalem embassy in May


He said: "There is no reason for it to happen and with goodwill it won't". Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will invite US President Donald Trump to join the inauguration of the American embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds. Ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties want a law passed to allow religious students to continue to be exempted from military conscription. Prior to boarding his flight, the Israeli PM also said he didn't foresee an early election - which the head of Kulanu, Finance Minister Moshe ... Read More »

Max Holloway, Conor McGregor Praise Frankie Edgar Following UFC 222 Defeat


It is sad in a way, given the fact that Frankie earned his title shot but after two failed attempts to get the pair of them in the octagon, injuries managed to trip-up what could well be his final run at a UFC championship. Edgar is now 3-2 in his last five bouts in UFC . Experience is one of the most underrated attributes a fighter can have. "You always have to play it safe no matter who you're fighting", Edgar said. Read More »

Indian Man in United Arab Emirates Helped Repatriate Sridevi's Body


She accidentally drowned in the bathtub in her room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers hotel late on Saturday, leaving her fans, family and friends stunned. As Indian officials started to prepare documents, the mandatory police clearance slackened the process of Sridevi's repatriation. In the United States, federal mortality data in 2006 stated at least one American dies in a bathtub, hot tub or spa a day, with a lot of them high on alcohol or drugs. Read More »

Michigan Beats Michigan State 75-64, Advances To Big Ten Title Game


Those that make a run through their conference tournaments, however, may just be able to boost their NCAA Tournament resume enough for inclusion. Really? Seriously? Rutgers has been part of the Big Ten for four years. On Thursday, the Big Ten's sixth man of the year award victor was the difference. The ninth-seeded Badgers (15-18), who had won five of their last seven games, had a chance to tie the game in the waning seconds, but Brad Davison's contested 3-pointer from deep beyond ... Read More »

US Northeast still facing flooding, outages after storm


Residents of coastal areas that regularly flood in storms had been encouraged to evacuate their homes and head to higher ground, said Chris Besse, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency. In eastern MA, a storm surge reported to be as high as 3 feet caused widespread street flooding. The change from rain to wet snow during the evening commute could cause travel issues from Harrisburg to Allentown and Philadelphia. Read More »

Stand down? Broward captain ordered deputies to wait during Parkland massacre


They say in court papers that Cruz can't get a fair trial, but Scherer disagreed. Cruz signed an affidavit in a barely legible printed scrawl that resembled the writing of a young child. "Then we found out that the deputies did not have body cameras, so they did not enter the building or engage the shooter". Peterson said his actions during the Valentine's Day massacre "were appropriate under the circumstances". Read More »

Trump and May blame Russia, Syria for Eastern Ghouta suffering


The Central Military Media later said the troops continued their movement, reaching the outskirts of Mesraba, in central Ghouta. In the south, Syrian government forces control territory. Damascus and Moscow have accused rebels of preventing civilians from leaving. The official called for the implementation of a 30-day ceasefire demanded by the U.N. Read More »

Met Éireann has extended the national orange and yellow weather warnings


The Status Orange Snow-ice Warning is for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford . Many shops are re-stocked and open for business today. Minimum temperatures 0° to 3° are expected. Dry, bright spells paired with misty periods and scattered showers are also expected, with a spell of rain hitting Leinster in the afternoon. Read More »

German Coalition Odds Improve, SPD Predicts 60% to Vote 'Yes'


Germany and France will bring forward plans to introduce a common corporation tax system in response to tax cuts announced by the Trump administration, Chancellor Angela Merkel said. Polls show only about 55% in favor. "This will only lead to the far-right forces entrenching even more". Merkel's cabinet choices, including some surprises among them, are the chosen ones who will be on the national stage to prove their mettle. Read More »

Corbyn's trade approach 'against will' of leave voters says MEP


But non-EU member Turkey avoids many of them while imposing the bloc's external import tariffs under its customs union agreement with Brussels. Some more advantageous than others. The time has come for Britain to decide: Should it remain in a customs union with the European Union? With all that in mind, it would be possible to remain in the single market without a customs union . Read More »