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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says police raided his office

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says police raided his office

Demonstrations have ranged from gatherings of a few dozen in remote areas to about a thousand people in central Moscow - which the Interior Ministry described as an "uncoordinated mass demonstration". Six of Navalny's allies were detained during the police raid, OVD-Info, an independent monitoring group, said. "But that doesn't matter", Navalny's Twitter feed said Sunday afternoon alongside a video showing him being pulled into a police bus. Read More

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Shooting at Car Wash in US Pennsylvania: Five Killed, One Injured

Shooting at Car Wash in US Pennsylvania: Five Killed, One Injured

Four of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene. His or her condition and identity is not yet known. A man who lives nearby told the newspaper that he heard about 30 gunshots over a span of several minutes. State Police will hold a press conference to update the shooting. An injured person was taken to a hospital. Five people are dead and one is injured after an overnight shooting at a Pennsylvania vehicle wash, authorities said. Read More

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Pakistan make 181 against sloppy NZ in final T20I

Pakistan make 181 against sloppy NZ in final T20I

Pacers took one wicket each. A lovely flighted delivery took care of Sarfraz after he was beginning to look unsafe, and Pakistan were in danger of falling away. Shadab Khan picked up two wickets for Pakistan and was named the man of the match. With a 100 odd runs still to score in under eight overs, the pressure was always going to be on New Zealand . Read More

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Milos Zeman wins Czech presidential election

Milos Zeman wins Czech presidential election

Zeman has pledged to give Babis a second chance to form a government and repeated yesterday that he would let him have ample time. Czech voters go to the polls this weekend in an election that pits the country's pro-Russia President against a europhile challenger who has given the incumbent a run for his money that few were expecting. Read More

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Spain to expel Venezuela's ambassador as 'persona non grata'

Spain to expel Venezuela's ambassador as 'persona non grata'

The EU earlier imposed sanctions on senior officials of the socialist government. Venezuela said on Thursday it was expelling the Spanish ambassador from Caracas in response to Spanish "aggressions", Reuters said. Venezuela has the world's highest inflation rate and has for years struggled with the shortage of basic goods, including medicines. "Donald Trump won't make decisions in Venezuela, [Spanish Prime Minister] Mariano Rajoy won't make decisions in Venezuela". Read More

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Padmaavat row: 50 supporters of Karni Sena detained in Mumbai

Padmaavat row: 50 supporters of Karni Sena detained in Mumbai

Within minutes of the film being uploaded, over 15,000 people have shared the link whereas lacs of people were enjoying the show. The film is produced by Sudhanshu Vats, Ajit Andhare and Bhansali. "But men on two motorcycles came and targeted the school bus", he claimed. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, who is in Davos for the annual meeting of the World Economic Summit, condemned the school bus attack. Read More

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Rep. Joe Kennedy to Deliver Dem Response to Trump's SOTU

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Deliver Dem Response to Trump's SOTU

President Donald Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan could grow into $1.7 trillion of total investment, according to Reuters . Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., offered praise for Kennedy and Guzman. "Unlike the president, Delegate Guzman has been a true fighter for working people, as evidenced by the legislation she has introduced, including a bill to ensure working Virginians have access to paid medical and family leave ". Read More

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Starbucks raises earnings forecast because of US….

Starbucks raises earnings forecast because of US….

The shares were sold at an average price of $59.43, for a total transaction of $3,565,800.00. Year to date Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) is 0.98%, 7.07% over the last quarter, and -2.54% for the past six months. 100 funds opened positions while 428 raised stakes. In that case, its shares would mark a 1.71% decline from the most recent price. Credit Suisse analyst Jason West recently estimated that Starbucks' worldwide tax rate could fall to about 24-25 percent from around 33 ... Read More

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Cambodian PM meets Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, recalls friendship with Rajiv Gandhi

Cambodian PM meets Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, recalls friendship with Rajiv Gandhi

A joint statement issued following the talks said both sides expressed interest "in enhancing cooperation in the maritime domain, including sustainable marine development and protection and preservation of marine and coastal environment, anti-piracy cooperation, security of sea lanes of communication to maintain peace and ensure safety and security of navigation in the Indo-Pacific region". Read More

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Israeli Media: Israel to Sell Croatia F-16s for 500 Million USD?

Israeli Media: Israel to Sell Croatia F-16s for 500 Million USD?

Putin directly", Netanyahu told foreign press at a reception last week. She said that she understands our concerns regarding the nuclear agreement even though she does not necessarily agree with the way in which we want to deal with it. Croatia has offered possible cooperation in shipbuilding to Israel, Croatian prime minister Andrej Plenkovic has said following a meeting with his Israeli counterpart, according to a Croatian government statement. Read More

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South Korea agonises over latest tragedy as it probes hospital blaze

South Korea agonises over latest tragedy as it probes hospital blaze

Many survivors of Friday's blaze "walked though fire and smoke" to escape, a city official told Reuters on Friday. Those on upper floors used ladders and plastic escape slides to flee. Choi said a total of 194 people were in two buildings. Charred debris and glass littered the ground outside. According to the hospital's chairman, Son Kyung-chul, there were no sprinklers installed in the hospital due to its small size. Read More

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Trump tells global leaders 'America is open for business'

Trump tells global leaders 'America is open for business'

Trump spoke at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos , where the concepts of globalism and unfettered free trade are central. The president is right - now is a great time to invest in America. But he also left the door open to re-entering the Trans Pacific Partnership , a sweeping trade deal from which he withdrew a year ago, saying that "perhaps" the U.S. Read More

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On Republic Day, Kashmir remains shut

On Republic Day, Kashmir remains shut

Like previous years, separatists had called for a shutdown across the Valley to attract worldwide attention to the Kashmir issue. SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. After doing a proper investigation, we will come to any conclusion". A high alert was sounded in the valley two days ahead of Republic Day and a message was circulated that "there is a strong input" that an 18-year-old non-Kashmiri woman might "cause a suicide bomb explosion" near or inside the Republic Day parade in ... Read More

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Oprah Winfrey breaks silence on calls for presidential campaign

Oprah Winfrey breaks silence on calls for presidential campaign

Oprah Winfrey isn't running for President of the United States. Flynn said that the committee would continue to convince Winfrey to run for U.S President in 2020 despite her magazine interview. At that ceremony, she addressed the MeToo movement with inspirational words that "a new day is on the horizon ". An Oprah-Trump campaign would have been epic for them. Read More

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Former New Mexico Gov. Richardson meets with Myanmar…

Former New Mexico Gov. Richardson meets with Myanmar…

The resignation of Bill Richardson from the Advisory Board for the Committee for the Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State will not tarnish the panel's credibility, board member Roelof Petrus Meyer said on Thursday. She also warned of the further spread of diseases which have killed thousands. The Advisory Board's statement urged the government to allow United Nations humanitarian work in conflict zones and access to media as soon as possible. Read More

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UK Government Says President Trump Due to Visit This Year

UK Government Says President Trump Due to Visit This Year

Aides say Trump will use his surprise maiden appearance in Davos to play salesman-in-chief, making the case for investment in a revitalised America. Trump will join a large USA delegation already making waves. President Donald Trump plans to attend a reception with top corporate executives from the US and Europe at the Davos economic forum this week, using the mountainside gathering for the global elite to push an economic agenda many there have spurned, according to a person familiar ... Read More

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Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

Trump said in Davos the Palestinians had "disrespected" the United States by refusing to meet with his Vice President Mike Pence. Trump departs for Davos today and is scheduled to address the World Economic Forum meeting on Friday. And he declared Jerusalem "off the table" in negotiations after he declared the disputed city the capital of Israel past year. However, a poll found Mr Trump's decision had led to a spike in Palestinian support for "armed struggle". Read More

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Commuter train derails near Milan

Commuter train derails near Milan

The Trenord train was heading to Milan from Cremona, in northern Italy. An eyewitness told La Repubblica newspaper that: "Shortly before Pioltello the train began shaking and we knew there was something wrong". The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. "A train can derail for only two reasons; either through a structural collapse of the track or a collapse of the train". Read More

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Toys 'R' Us closing Mentor store after 32 years

Toys 'R' Us closing Mentor store after 32 years

There is concern that the store closures will harm toymakers, as those companies often have Toys "R" Us show customers their new products. "The reinvention of our brands requires that we make tough decisions about our priorities and focus", Chairman and CEO David Brandon wrote Tuesday in a memo to customers. Read More

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Boris Johnson is directly related to this mummified Swiss woman

Boris Johnson is directly related to this mummified Swiss woman

Discovered in front of the altar, the woman was dressed in good-quality clothes and clearly well fed, so researchers knew it belonged to a wealthy lady. She had contracted syphilis, probably from treating sufferers of the disease. As for the syphilis, her body was riddled with mercury, which was believed to be a standard treatment for syphilis between the late 15th Century to the 19th. Read More

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Tillerson Targets Russia For Syrian Chemical Attack

Tillerson Targets Russia For Syrian Chemical Attack

The secretary of state said Russian Federation must stop vetoing U.N. Security Council resolutions on holding those who use such weapons accountable. Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . Her comments were in a statement released on Tuesday. Turkish forces intensified military operations Monday to push the Kurdish militia out of the Afrin area. Read More

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Afrin offensive tests U.S. alliance with Turkey

Afrin offensive tests U.S. alliance with Turkey

And we're working with the Turks to try and minimize it". A Kurdish militia official said several people have been hurt, including in residential areas. "There was a loss of trust with the United States during this period". Trump expressed concern about Turkey's "destructive and false rhetoric" over the situation and urged caution so USA and Turkish troops don't engage in battle. Read More

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John Kerry Considering a 2020 Presidential Run

John Kerry Considering a 2020 Presidential Run

Yes, another Democrat has prematurely predicted Trump's demise. Kerry reportedly added that Abbas should "stay strong in his spirit and play for time, that he will not break and will not yield to President Trump's demands". Kerry promised to use all his contacts and abilities to build support for a plan pitched by the Palestinians, according to the report. "Because I can tell you, Israel does want to make peace and they're going to have to want to make peace too or we're not going to deal with ... Read More

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Official Says Americans Were Killed, Injured in Attack on Kabul Hotel

Official Says Americans Were Killed, Injured in Attack on Kabul Hotel

Ambassador Chaudhry conceded that his country holds at least some sway over the terrorist group, noting that Pakistan has participated and hosted numerous high-profile between the Afghan Taliban and Kabul. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who escaped unhurt, said the attackers had got into the main part of the hotel through a kitchen before going through the hotel, with many guests trapped in their rooms. Read More

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Twin vehicle blasts kill 22, injure 33 in Libya's Benghazi

Twin vehicle blasts kill 22, injure 33 in Libya's Benghazi

One of the men killed was Ahmed Fitouri, a Libyan National Army commander in the investigation department. A senior intelligence official, Mahdi al-Fellah, was among around 50 wounded, officials said. The LNA claimed victory in Benghazi in July, but sporadic clashes dragged on until last month, when it took control of its rivals' final holdout. Haftar heads a government based in eastern Libya, while an internationally recognized administration has been set up in the capital, Tripoli, in the ... Read More

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