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The comments, to be made in a speech Friday, are likely to face resistance from the European Union, which says Britain can't sign new trade deals until it fully leaves the bloc. The UK will have to get permission from countries such as South Korea or Canada to continue to avail of European Union access rights to their markets during the transition period.
  • China says it hopes to get Japan ties back on track

    China says it hopes to get Japan ties back on track

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    Officials are also arranging meetings with other Chinese senior officials including Premier Li Keqiang. During the meetings in Beijing , Kono is also aiming to make arrangements with China to hold as soon as possible a trilateral summit also involving South Korea, which Tokyo wanted to host previous year, the official said.
  • Navalny arrested by police at Moscow rally

    Navalny arrested by police at Moscow rally

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    Moscow city authorities said on Friday that a protest in support of Navalny had not been approved, and threatened legal action, according state media. One anchor, Dmitri Nizovtsev, was detained by police during the raid, according to video broadcast by the headquarters. Putin, 65, has been in power, either as president or prime minister, since 2000, longer than veteran Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and outstripped only by dictator Josef Stalin.
  • Warriors vs. Celtics on Saturday night

    Warriors vs. Celtics on Saturday night

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    They look to win 60+ games in the regular season for the fourth straight season. The Celtics have won three of the past four head-to-head matchups with the Warriors . Durant was ejected from the game and apologized Wednesday, saying after watching replays that he acted like a "diva" and a "jerk". "It was definitely a fun day".
  • Super Bowl LII: Keys to victory, predictions

    Super Bowl LII: Keys to victory, predictions

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    It may not look like your standard quarterback offseason training, but after Tom Brady just finished yet another year with MVP numbers at 40 years old, it's tough to deny the results. Brady has a passer rating of just 90.1 in the playoffs, and in his postseason career he's thrown 31 interceptions in 36 games . "It's hard to ever pick against the New England Patriots", he said on Golf Channel Saturday.
  • At least 5 police officers killed in Colombia bombing

    At least 5 police officers killed in Colombia bombing

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    Two persons on a motorcycle threw an explosive into the police station's patio around 6:40AM, exactly when a group of officials had gathered for their morning briefing, according to some media. The rebels long funded their insurgency by playing a dominant role in Colombia's criminal underworld and their retreat has left valuable drug smuggling routes up for grabs.
  • Two European climbers struck on Nanga Parbat, Army operation underway

    Two European climbers struck on Nanga Parbat, Army operation underway

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    Nanga Parbat , known to climbers as " Killer Mountain ", is one of the most risky peaks to climb in the world. We are in deep sadness. Revol and her Polish climbing companion, Tomasz Mackiewicz, had called for help on a satellite phone on Friday from 7,400 meters up Pakistan's second highest peak.
  • Chelsea to break their rules to sign Dzeko

    Chelsea to break their rules to sign Dzeko

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    Doubts have started to grow over Conte's future with the Italian reportedly set to leave at the end of the season, with Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid expected to be on the lookout for a new manager. Chelsea are becoming increasingly frustrated with Antonio Conte appearing to criticise their transfer strategy in public, Sky Sports News understands.
  • Virginia Cavaliers at Duke Blue Devils Preview 01/27/18

    Virginia Cavaliers at Duke Blue Devils Preview 01/27/18

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    Most obviously, it was the rare clash of top-five teams, the type of matchup that helps determine while teams truly belong at the top of the rankings. Knox offset a strong performance by Jevon Carter, who had 26 points as the Mountaineers (16-5) blew a double-digit lead in the second half for the third time in five games.
  • 1 person injured in officer-involved shooting in Richmond

    1 person injured in officer-involved shooting in Richmond

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    Gunfire was exchanged during this time. An officer-involved shooting is being investigated in Salem. The suspect was transported to a local hospital with an injury that is considered non-life threatening. With 17 deaths in 2016, OR ranked 16th on a list of states with the most people killed by police per capita. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.
  • Gun Runner wins the Pegasus

    Gun Runner wins the Pegasus

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    Not to be left alone to take home the A$8.6 million first prize, Gun Runner was engaged in the run home by the four-year-old West Coast - and only West Coast - but jockey Javier Castellano could not get any closer than a length and under Geroux's left-handed urging, Gun Runner characteristically opened up the rest of the way.
  • Russian Federation denies involvement in North Korean coal smuggling

    Russian Federation denies involvement in North Korean coal smuggling

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    The North claimed the USA did not welcome the ongoing dialogue between the divided Koreas and was blatantly trying to cripple the dialogue. Last September, a panel of experts reported to the UN Security Council that North Korea is "deliberately using indirect channels to export prohibited commodities, evading sanctions ".
  • Israel urges Poland to change bill regarding its role in Nazi Holocaust •

    Israel urges Poland to change bill regarding its role in Nazi Holocaust •

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    The law, which still requires approval from the Polish Senate and the country's head of state, would make use of the phrase "Polish death camps" punishable by up to three years in prison or a fine. Many Polish people are quick to point out that Poles were far less likely to aid the Nazis than their counterparts in Norway, the Netherlands and France.
  • Trump denies Times report that he ordered Mueller fired

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    The Justice Department regulations that govern Mueller's appointment are clear: Only the attorney general can fire the special counsel. Republicans have recently attempted to delegitimise Mueller's investigation, criticising members of his team.
  • Spain's Constitutional Court: Puigdemont Must Attend Parliament to Be Sworn In

    Spain's Constitutional Court: Puigdemont Must Attend Parliament to Be Sworn In

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    Despite a procedural setback, the Spanish government indicated Friday it remains steadfast in its goal to use its constitutional court to prevent ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont from regaining office. However, the Spanish government will still attempt to block Puigdemont from being sworn in as the Catalan premier next week through the country's judicial system.
  • Senate Republicans Reject Trump's Call To End The Filibuster Rule

    Senate Republicans Reject Trump's Call To End The Filibuster Rule

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    Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that Republicans should use the option, which would allow the Senate to pass the long-term budget with 51 votes instead of by 60 votes. Democratic lawmakers challenged the president to get more involved and to accept bipartisan compromise as a way out of a federal shutdown that entered its second day Sunday amid finger-pointing from both parties as to who bears primary responsibility.
  • First lady skips Davos with Trump, visits Holocaust museum

    First lady skips Davos with Trump, visits Holocaust museum

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Melania Trump remembered the millions of victims of the Nazis with a visit Thursday to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. Executive One Foxtrot takes off from Palm Beach International Airport after dropping off first lady Melania Trump for an unscheduled visit to Florida, Jan.
  • Dapper Laughs proposes to girlfriend following Celebrity Big Brother eviction

    Dapper Laughs proposes to girlfriend following Celebrity Big Brother eviction

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    A surprised Mitchell said: "Come on that's an old lady", while Ashley James interjected with "Andrew, no". Love Island star Jonny Mitchell became the second to leave on Friday. Dapper got into trouble with feminists because of his comedy but he admits he was wrong now. Andrew said no, saying: "I knew I'd have to unstrap his penis from his bum".
  • No Exchange Of Sweets With Pak Rangers At Attari-Wagah Border: BSF

    No Exchange Of Sweets With Pak Rangers At Attari-Wagah Border: BSF

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    With tensions between both the countries escalating along the Line of Control (LOC), ceasefire violations were discussed during the flag meeting with Pakistan. On the occasion of 69th Republic Day, celebration is being held at Attari-Wagah border. "On the request of Pakistan Rangers, a sector commander level flag meeting was held between BSF and Pakistan Rangers on IB in Suchetgarh sector of Jammu today", a BSF spokesman said.
  • Yogi's Nath followers may boost BJP in Tripura

    Yogi's Nath followers may boost BJP in Tripura

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    Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today kicked off his election campaign in Garo hills from Songsak, his second assembly seat and accused Congress' main rival National People's Party (NPP) as an agent of BJP in the state. However, the Congress leaders in the State capital are not ready to either confirm or deny the names in the list. Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s in-charge of Tripura elections, said the BJP's central parliamentary board ...
  • Former anti-corruption czar injured in Egypt attack

    Former anti-corruption czar injured in Egypt attack

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    Saturday's attack came days after Geneina was announced to run as an aide to former army chief of staff Sami Anan in this year's presidential election . "They were trying to kill him", his wife, Wafaa Kedieh, told Reuters . In early 2016, Geneina was sacked from his post as CAO chief by President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi after he said that corruption from 2012 to 2015 had cost Egypt up to 600 billion pounds ($75 billion).
  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh meet Cambodia PM Hun Sen

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh meet Cambodia PM Hun Sen

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    Modi's visit to Palestine comes less than a month after he hosted his counterpart from Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, who was on his maiden tour to India from January 14 to 19. Two nations and assured that the country is committed to economic, social development, commerce, tourism and people to people contact with Cambodia. According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the bilateral trade and investment between India and Oman remain robust and buoyant.
  • Analysts Alert: Amarin Corp Ads (AMRN)

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    The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, August 14. The rating was initiated by Jefferies with "Buy" on Thursday, May 12. On Tuesday, August 29 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Buy". The company has market cap of $1.10 billion. It operates through two divisions, MoodyÂ's Investors Service and MoodyÂ's Analytics. Basically, the P/E ratio tells potential shareholders how much they have to pay for every $1 of earnings.
  • US Plane Mistakenly Kills 7 In Iraq, Local Officials Say

    US Plane Mistakenly Kills 7 In Iraq, Local Officials Say

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    At least 11 others, including a local official, were wounded in the strikes in Anbar's al-Baghdadi district on January 27, the officials said. The clashes took place at midnight when a U.S. "Once the terrorist was arrested and while troops were carrying out searches, a grenade was thrown from an adjacent building". The casualties could've been avoided through coordination among the non-hostile forces.
  • Chelsea's target man shortlist now includes Giroud

    Chelsea's target man shortlist now includes Giroud

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    A few years ago, Crouch would have been, but the former Liverpool and Spurs forward is now 36 and in the winter of his career. The Premier League champions have been linked with names like West Ham's Andy Carroll and Stoke City striker, Peter Crouch.
  • Trump Mocks 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer, Says No DACA Without Wall

    Trump Mocks 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer, Says No DACA Without Wall

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    Congress has until February 8, the date set for government funding to again run out, to reach a deal. Such a discussion was going to happen anyway. But moderate Senate Democrats facing re-election challenges this year feared that prolonging the shutdown over the immigration issue would hurt them in November's congressional elections.
  • Federer into Open final as Chung retires

    Federer into Open final as Chung retires

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    Chung earned his first ATP victory at the inaugural Next Generation ATP Finals last November. Defending champion Roger Federer reached a record seventh Australian Open final when South Korean Chung Hyeon retired injured in the second set of Friday's semifinal, trailing 6-1 5-2.
  • Saint Helena School Take Part in National School Choice Week

    Saint Helena School Take Part in National School Choice Week

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    In the 2016-17 school year, 58,347 students transferred out of their own districts to other districts. Started in 2011, National School Choice Week is the world's largest annual education-related celebration. Under such a program, Kentuckians would be encouraged - through tax breaks - to donate money to organizations that provide private school scholarships.
  • Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. Cuts Position in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

    Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. Cuts Position in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

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    Traders following this signal may be watching to see if the stock may possibly be heading into overbought territory. About 23.03M shares traded or 13.31% up from the average. Therefore 96% are positive. Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer lifted their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for Alibaba Group in a research report issued on Wednesday.
  • Dive team searches pond near Scotland County boy's home

    Dive team searches pond near Scotland County boy's home

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    Scotland County Sheriff Ralph Kersey sent in five teams and ultimately ordered the pond drained, but so far nothing has turned up. A search also took place in a nearby wooded area. He has black hair and brown eyes. According to The Laurinburg Exchange , Detective Sgt. Jessica Sadovnikov with the Scotland Ccounty Sheriff's Office indicated that she's dealt with the family on numerous occasions in the past.
  • Is Hess Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:HESM) Undervalued?

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    The firm earned "Sell" rating on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, September 22 by Goldman Sachs. International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology services and products worldwide. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
  • Managed to trace Vicky Gounder after year-long manhhunt

    Managed to trace Vicky Gounder after year-long manhhunt

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    Till April a year ago, Gounder was active in Punjab's Majha region, where he shot dead three members of a rival gang in Gurdaspur.On Friday, the Punjab Police shot dead Gounder and his aide Prem Lahoriya in an encounter in a village near Muktsar at Punjab-Rajasthan border.
  • New Character Grøh Revealed In Latest SoulCalibur VI Trailer

    New Character Grøh Revealed In Latest SoulCalibur VI Trailer

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    That was definitely Soulcalibur mainstays Mitsurugi and Sophitia duking it out in the debut trailer, but considering how the series has toyed with the age of its characters, a young looking Mitsurugi wasn't much to go on. All three characters come with some new moves like Nightmare who can now summon a demonic ghost horse as part of his special. For his attack, he hurls his weapon at the opponent and proceeds to teleport behind them to catch it, unleashing a variety of slashes and ...
  • Euroskeptic Zeman has poll edge as Czechs vote in runoff

    Euroskeptic Zeman has poll edge as Czechs vote in runoff

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    Bookmakers, however, have tilted their odds in favour of Zeman's victory. The Czech Constitution limits presidents to two terms. Polling stations in the Czech election opened at 1pm GMT today and will close at 1pm tomorrow, with results expected in the hours that follow.
  • Trump takes 'America First' message to Davos elite

    Trump takes 'America First' message to Davos elite

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    Expectedly security is tight and police are stopping vehicles on the way from Klosters to Davos asking for the identity of passengers before the cars or shuttle buses are being allowed to continue their journey. He pointed to the president's Asia swing past year, arguing Trump talked to regional players there about his willingness to negotiate bilateral trade pacts.
  • ICE to Gain Access to Huge License-Plate Database

    ICE to Gain Access to Huge License-Plate Database

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    But such a capability is not unusual for law enforcement agencies to have. The technology has been around for years, a useful tool for local law enforcement to help catch criminals. ICE signed a contract in December with West Publishing, which is partnering with Vigilant Solutions. LPR technology isn't new but the contract with ICE has a number of people anxious.