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Russian Federation says banned athlete accredited as Olympic coach

Russian Federation says banned athlete accredited as Olympic coach Russian Para athletes will still be banned from next month's Winter Games in Pyeongchang, the International Paralympic Committee has announced. Clean Russian Para athletes will be allowed to compete in alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, snowboard and wheelchair curling as neutrals in Pyeongchang. [Full Article...]

Nafta Talks Conclude in Montreal With Signs of Progress and Risk

Nafta Talks Conclude in Montreal With Signs of Progress and Risk Trump's comments came as his trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, held a detailed NAFTA meeting at the Swiss ski resort with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. "The mood is still reasonably constructive", Verheul said. The rationale was that this expansion of the rules would increase the percentage of USA -based content, and as such be a starting point for talks around US demands to ... [Full Article...]

McConnell tees up vote on 20-week abortion ban

McConnell tees up vote on 20-week abortion ban Whether the Senate will actually muster the votes to pass the restriction is another thing altogether - the Republicans' slim majority makes it unlikely. The United States is now out of the mainstream in the family of nations, in which only 7 out of 198 nations allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. [Full Article...]

Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Moscow to warn about Iran in Lebanon

Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Moscow to warn about Iran in Lebanon Netanyahu's visit to Russian Federation is scheduled to last only five hours. The two politicians will also exchange their views on the pressing topics of the global and regional agendas, including the situation in Syria and the problems of the Middle East settlement. [Full Article...]

Grammy victor Chris Stapleton coming to Rupp Arena

Tuesday, Feb. 6. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Walton Arts Center box office in Fayetteville, by calling 479-443-5600 or by visiting www.amptickets.com. Stapleton's 2015 double-platinum solo debut, Traveller , was the No. 2 best-selling country album of 2017. He was one of the headliners at last summer's Mountain Home Country Music Festival in rural Elmore County. [Full Article...]

Govt to push for Triple Talaq Bill in Budget session

Govt to push for Triple Talaq Bill in Budget session President Ram Nath Kovind, on Monday, said he hopes the Parliament will soon pass the bill to ban instant triple talaq. "We will leave no stone unturned for the passage of the triple talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha". "Almost all opposition parties highlighted that the duration of the session was very short and a wide range of issues need to be discussed". Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) ... [Full Article...]

Russian jet flies within 5 feet of US Navy plane, Pentagon says

Russian jet flies within 5 feet of US Navy plane, Pentagon says Pamela Kunze, NAVEUR spokeswoman. The Russian Defense Ministry said in response that its planes were investigating an "unidentified air target" and were 'preventing it from violating Russian airspace, observing all necessary security measures'. [Full Article...]

How The WSJ Broke The Steve Wynn Story

How The WSJ Broke The Steve Wynn Story The Wall Street Journal added: "The manicurist said she told Mr. Wynn she didn't want to have sex and was married, but he persisted in his demands that she do so, and ultimately she did disrobe and they had sex, the people remember her saying". [Full Article...]

A look at Bruce McArthur's alleged victims

A look at Bruce McArthur's alleged victims The 58-year-old Toronto man was reported missing in October 2012 . A woman who lives in a lowrise apartment building beside the house where the remains were recovered said McArthur was house-sitting for the owner and was often seen gardening or laying out plants in the driveway. [Full Article...]

Irish PM to campaign to ease abortion laws in referendum

Irish PM to campaign to ease abortion laws in referendum The Irish Government has begun a special meeting to discuss the final details of an anticipated referendum on the country's restrictive abortion laws. Eighteen Fine Gael MPs are openly in favour of a yes vote, four have come out to oppose change, and 28 are undeclared. He said abortions are happening already but in a way that is "unsafe, unregulated and unlawful". [Full Article...]

Florida 7-year-old handcuffed, arrested after instructor punched

Florida 7-year-old handcuffed, arrested after instructor punched A 7-year-old boy was handcuffed and removed from an elementary school in Miami after authorities say he got into a physical altercation with a teacher. The child eventually calmed down and was taken to the principal's office. "Says he's a danger to society". Yes, you read that right: a 7-year-old was a danger to the society. [Full Article...]

European Union backs Brexit transition period to end by 2020

May is struggling to hold her government together as hardline Brexiteers within her party push for an uncompromising negotiating stance with Brussels and pro-EU ministers campaign for a soft, minimally disruptive Brexit . Despite the possibility of extension, the European Union is keen that the transition does not continue indefinitely. Secondly, ministers are ready to update the directives acc... [Full Article...]

Trump warns against EU's 'unfair' trade policies

Trump warns against EU's 'unfair' trade policies Mr Trump claimed during an interview with ITV on Sunday that the European Union has been "very unfair" with regards to American exporters. It is very unfair, ' the president argued. "For us, trade policy is not a zero-sum game, it is not about winners and losers", said a European Commission spokesperson on Monday. According to the spokesman of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, the E... [Full Article...]

Secret memo hints at a new Republican target: the deputy attorney general

Mr. Davis said he read the memo drafted by Rep. Devin Nunes , the California Republican who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, but said he signed a nondisclosure agreement that prevents him from making any comment or characterization about it. [Full Article...]

11 soldiers, 4 IS assailants killed in army camp attack in Kabul

11 soldiers, 4 IS assailants killed in army camp attack in Kabul He added that two of the militants have been killed and one has been arrested alive. Another six people were killed in an assault claimed by Islamic State on the office of aid group Save the Children in the eastern city of Jalalabad. However, the Taliban have dismissed suggestions they have been weakened and said Saturday's bombing was a message to President Donald Trump . Four were killed in... [Full Article...]

Sisi gets last minute challenger in Egypt's presidential election

Sisi gets last minute challenger in Egypt's presidential election The military arrested Annan last week, accusing him of incitement against the military and forgery. This came after members of the party€™s higher committee voted against nominating the head of Al-Wafd, El-Sayed El-Badawi, through secret ballot voting during a closed session. [Full Article...]

President Trump Reportedly Tried To Discredit Potential FBI Witnesses In Mueller's Investigation

President Trump Reportedly Tried To Discredit Potential FBI Witnesses In Mueller's Investigation Mueller, ' Graham added. Meanwhile, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), speaking on CNN's " State of The Union ", said the president should avoid discussing the Russian Federation probe openly. Collins, meanwhile, told CNN that "it certainly wouldn't hurt to put that extra safeguard in place, given the latest stories". They have refused to protect the special counsel legislatively from being fired... [Full Article...]

Andrew McCabe resigns as Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director

Andrew McCabe resigns as Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director While McCabe was apparently looking at leaving this spring, his departure comes weeks ahead of schedule and during a time when he's clearly been in the crosshairs of the president. It's that Trump insinuated that McCabe was part of a broader conspiracy within the Federal Bureau of Investigation to undermine his presidency. Still, Trump has repeatedly denied collusion. [Full Article...]

Brooklyn Native Jay-Z Honored With GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons

Brooklyn Native Jay-Z Honored With GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons See more on the GRAMMYs in the video below. "It's real hurtful. Because it's looking down at a whole population of people and it's so misinformed because these places have handsome people and lovely everything", Jay-Z said. Doting on their adored daughter, Jay and Beyonce made sure that the little one was kept occupied. Because when you're Grammys royalty, looking good is a family ... [Full Article...]

FY2017 Earnings Estimate for WPX Energy Inc (WPX) Issued By Imperial Capital

Accern also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.8531150957065 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. [Full Article...]


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