• Rohingya Refugees To Go Back Where They Are Being Hunted
Rohingya Refugees To Go Back Where They Are Being Hunted

United Nations special rapporteur Yanghee Lee is currently visiting the camps in southeastern Bangladesh where around a million of the Muslim minority are now living. This is why the Rohingya fear moves by Bangladesh and Burma to start returning them this week. It also wants Myanmar to stop listing people with their photographs as "terrorists" in...

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  • Latest Forecast: Winter Storm Warning For Denver
Latest Forecast: Winter Storm Warning For Denver

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected. The snow has triggered both a winter storm warning and winter storm watch for counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Conditions won't change much for tonight, though there may be some drizzle that starts to develop. Other parts of Iowa and a section of Nebraska from north of Omaha to an are...

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  • India beat Pakistan by 2 wickets in thrilling final
India beat Pakistan by 2 wickets in thrilling final

Hosts Pakistan had set India a target of 308 runs at a loss of eight wickets in their allotted 40 overs after they were put into bat. India have had a dominant run throughout the tournament. Pakistan , on the other hand, got the better of Sri Lanka by 156 runs to book a final berth. India remained unbeaten in this tournament. The Pakistan Bli...

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  • Doklam issue: BJP alleges Congress 'sacrificing' national interest
Doklam issue: BJP alleges Congress 'sacrificing' national interest

A standoff between the Indian and Chinese troops took place when India protested to China's road building activities in the trijunction Doklam area, resulting in both forces standing eye-to-eye for 73 days before a peaceful disengagement of troops in August 2017.

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  • LoC Violations: Authorities order closure of schools for three days
LoC Violations: Authorities order closure of schools for three days

With this, five persons, including two BSF jawans, were killed and 28 civilians were injured in the last two days in shelling from the Pakistani side. "The peace process, along the lines of Vajpayee Ji, should move forward as people along the borders lived with peace and there was development of these areas too", he said.

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  • VP Pence says US stands 'shoulder to shoulder' with Egypt
VP Pence says US stands 'shoulder to shoulder' with Egypt

The visit by Pence, a devout Christian, comes amid widespread anger in the Arab world over a December 6 decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. His trip will conclude on Jan 22-23 with a two-day visit to Israel, where he will meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin, deliver a spee...

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  • Afghan Officials: Gunmen Attack Kabul Hotel, Battling Security Forces
Afghan Officials: Gunmen Attack Kabul Hotel, Battling Security Forces

An Afghanistan security official confirmed the attack is ongoing, saying "they are shooting at guests" - while an eyewitness said victims are being thrown from the six-storey building. The Intercontintal hotel, opened in 1969, was the first global hotel in the country. The fourth floor of the hotel, which boasts several restaurants and an outdoor...

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  • Shubman Gill, Anukul Roy shine as India beat Zimbabwe
Shubman Gill, Anukul Roy shine as India beat Zimbabwe

Match starts at 06:30am IST. They will face Bangladesh, who are second in Group C, in the quarter-finals. The target of 155 runs was achieved by India without losing any wicket. Liam Roche (C), Robert Chimhinya, Jonathan Connolly, Alistair Frost, Taun Harrison, Wesley Madhevere, Tanunurwa Makoni, Donald Mlambo, Tinashe Nenhunzi, Nkosilatu Nunu,...

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  • Lawmakers to grill state officials about missile alert mistake
Lawmakers to grill state officials about missile alert mistake

Schatz later told Ana Cabrera that the emergency agency "blew it here". Either way, the state has a long road ahead in restoring the public's confidence in the alert system, the Democrat said. In addition, there is uncertainty about how long it takes for an alert to make its way to all cellphones since the nationwide system for mobile devices has n...

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  • Las Vegas shooting: Investigators have still not discovered of motivated Stephen Paddock
Las Vegas shooting: Investigators have still not discovered of motivated Stephen Paddock

The sheriff said it's still believed Paddock acted alone in the attack, adding that police do not anticipate charges being brought against Marilou Danley , Paddock's girlfriend. Paddock's queries included Google Map searches for several Boston locations, including Fenway Park, the Royal Rooters Club, Blandford Street MBTA Station, Boston Unive...

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  • Michael Douglas Accuser Speaks Out: 'He Thought He Could Humiliate Me'
Michael Douglas Accuser Speaks Out: 'He Thought He Could Humiliate Me'

Additionally, Braudy maintains that the actor was constantly making "demeaning comments about her appearance, graphic discussions regarding his mistresses and more". She told THR that Douglas spoke with "near-constant profane and sexually charged dialogue ". Douglas previously said of the allegations: "It's extremely painful".

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  • Mattis: Government Shutdown Would Have 'Terrible Impact' on Military
Mattis: Government Shutdown Would Have 'Terrible Impact' on Military

The document said: "The Department will sustain its efforts to deter and counter rogue regimes such as North Korea and Iran, defeat terrorist threats to the usa, and consolidate our gains in Iraq and Afghanistan while moving to a more resource-sustainable approach".

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  • Republicans want memo released that details alleged intelligence abuses
Republicans want memo released that details alleged intelligence abuses

Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz believed people could lose their jobs after the memo is released. The hashtag #releasethememo went viral on Twitter and other social media sites on Thursday, and Republican members of Congress issued statements of alarm about its contents.

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  • There were more Russian trolls than we thought
There were more Russian trolls than we thought

On Friday, the company said the 3,814 accounts linked with the Internet Research Agency posted 175,993 tweets, with only 8.4 percent election-related. Thousands of those accounts have been found just in the past couple of months. Jonathan Albright, the research director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, who studies ...

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  • Boris Johnson suggests off-the-cuff bridge
Boris Johnson suggests off-the-cuff bridge

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May was reported later to have said that there were no such plans. Technical editor of New Civil Engineer magazine Dave Parker suggested the concerns around the impact on shipping could be overcome by building two islands in the channel, with the road crossing passing through a tunnel between them.

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  • Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications
Cannabis commission picks firms to track marijuana plants and license applications

Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice has rescinded the protections offered to cannabis businesses through the Cole Memorandum, the OR cannabis industry has been left to wonder what would happen in our state regarding federal enforcement.

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  • 2017 was world's second-hottest year, federal scientists say
2017 was world's second-hottest year, federal scientists say

While 1.51°F may not sound like much of a departure from average, scientists say it can have noticeable impacts. Under the effect of a powerful Nino - a phenomenon known to push up the average global temperature that comes every three to seven years - 2016 is at the top of the list with 1.2 ° C more than in pre-industrial times (the United Nation...

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  • Primark owner AB Foods maintains guidance after quarterly sales rise
Primark owner AB Foods maintains guidance after quarterly sales rise

Growth was underpinned by the robust United Kingdom market and an increase in retail space, helping the chain to shrug off unseasonably warm weather in October which pegged back European sales. Primark still expects to open 1.2 million sq ft in this financial year. This had been bolstered by good sales growth of its Twinings and Ovaltine tea brand...

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  • In Chile, Pope Francis defends bishop in sex abuse scandal
In Chile, Pope Francis defends bishop in sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis celebrates the marriage of crew members Paula Podest (C) and Carlos Ciufffardi (L) during the flight between Santiago and the northern city of Iquique , Chile January 18, 2018 . But they explained that the Santiago church where the ceremony was to have been held was destroyed in the 2010 natural disaster. Pope Francis has steppe...

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  • Oil prices under pressure
Oil prices under pressure

UBS believes global oil production will increase by 1.9 million barrels a day this year, up from growth of 400,000 barrels a day in 2017, while demand grows at 1.4 million barrels, down from 1.6 million barrels last year. It is expected to show a 1.4 million barrel draw. "It will take discipline for members to slowly boost output to some interm...

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  • Senator urges Congress to protect Mueller probe from Trump
Senator urges Congress to protect Mueller probe from Trump

Although Mueller's appointment initally had bipartisan support in Congress, Warner said Republicans have grown increasingly hostile to the probe. Trump has repeatedly denied he plans to fire Mueller, although he has asserted he has the power to do so.

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  • Kevin Spacey: Scotland Yard investigates third sexual assault claim against actor
Kevin Spacey: Scotland Yard investigates third sexual assault claim against actor

Spacey has since faced a series of abuse allegations , prompting The Old Vic to launch an investigation into the actor's tenure at the theatre between 2004 and 2015. In the subsequent fallout, Spacey was sacked from House of Cards and replaced in Ridley Scott's All the Money in the World . Later that month, police said they were investigatin...

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  • Turkey Refuses 'Terrorist Army' on its Border with Syria
Turkey Refuses 'Terrorist Army' on its Border with Syria

Prior to Akar's arrival in Brussels, top Turkish government officials were essentially vowing to destroy the border force, despite the fact that it is backed by the U.S., said Ankara Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu yesterday: "The U.S. The MGK statement again slammed the USA support for the YPG - an ally of Washington in the fight against Islamic...

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  • AAA: Gas Prices Rise Three Cents
AAA: Gas Prices Rise Three Cents

USA regular gasoline retail prices averaged $2.42 per gallon in 2017 and are forecast to average $2.57 per gallon in 2018 and $2.58 per gallon in 2019. The national average price for regular unleaded was $2.53, AAA said. Plus, oil supplies tightened in the United States as domestic production dropped by 290,000 barrels a day - the largest US pr...

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  • Philippines: Mayon Volcano lava lights up sky
Philippines: Mayon Volcano lava lights up sky

Some 634 families or 2, 482 individuals from barangays Canaway, Calbayog and San Roque in Malilipot and Baligang in Ligao were likewise moved to safer areas. January 16, 2018: The Mayon volcano spews a column of ash. The eruption continued today, sending out torrents of lava that flowed more than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the volcano's mo...

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  • Apple Watch was worried about Vikings fans' racing heart rates
Apple Watch was worried about Vikings fans' racing heart rates

It's cover two, two deep safeties, you're staying underneath. And that was my job. Minnesota's offense is preparing this week for the Eagles' No. 2 third-down defense, bested only by the group quarterback Case Keenum practices against every week.

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  • Freedom House: Georgia still most free in region
Freedom House: Georgia still most free in region

A new report released by the worldwide watchdog organisation Freedom House has raised concerns about Tunisia's democratic backslide. A state of emergency was declared in 2016 after the infamous failed putsch against Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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  • US House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion
US House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

Earlier on Thursday, President Donald Trump contradicted his own White House and top national security officials in a Twitter post that criticized an important surveillance law just as Congress began debating whether to approve it. The FBI and intelligence agencies say being able to query the database is essential to keeping America safe. "This v...

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  • Yogi advices Rahul to practice positive politics
Yogi advices Rahul to practice positive politics

Amethi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi while praising the Chinese government for their development and employment agendas. "They tried to disturb the environment in Lucknow which is not good", he charged. The Uttar Pradesh Assembly has 403 seats and in the last state polls, the Congress ...

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  • North Carolina woman killed her children, died jumping onto highway
North Carolina woman killed her children, died jumping onto highway

Christina Treadway wanted the world to know about her children's talents. 'Iliyah and I have an incredible bond, ' Treadway posted on Instagram around the time of her daughter's birthday, as Charlotte Observer first reported. Medic, which responded to both scenes, would not release any more information Sunday. There was no one else inside the...

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