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World News Memo: Chicagoan Papadopoulos sparked FBI Russia investigation
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Donald Trump has claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo alleging the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign's possible Russian Federation ties. Butting heads just as they had before the memo's release, Trump and his critics stuck to the positions they had staked out in the weeks leading up to the hotly disputed release of the memo prepared by Republicans on the House intelligence committee.

World News Winter Olympics: Lim Hyo-jun wins 1500m gold for hosts South Korea
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Lim Hyojun won the gold medal in a time of 2:10.485 and set a new Olympic record of the event. Russian Federation was banned from the Olympics for a massive doping scheme four years ago in Sochi, but Elistratov is among 168 competitors allowed in as "Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation".

World News Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo
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People who have read the Schiff memo told NPR's Philip Ewing that it is 10 pages and contains many footnotes meant to rebut arguments made in the GOP document. Nunes also supports Trump's decision to block Schiff's memo even though he wanted to release his original one. Millions of Americans are asking one simple question: "What is he hiding?" Both the GOP memo and the Democratic response are tangential elements of a larger partisan fight over the legitimacy of the Mueller investigation ...

World News North Korea's first Olympic competitor flops
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The ceremony's signature moment delivered another flash of unity and deft political stage-managing, too. As 12 of those athletes in the unified ice hockey team took to the ice for the warm-up at Kwandong Hockey Centre, the cheering squad arrived, later dancing along with western music performed by two South Korean rappers.

World News Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks
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Yet obstacles were evident even amid the outreach. Pence sat stone-faced in his seat as Moon and North Koreans officials stood together with much of the stadium to applaud their joint team of athletes . The high-level delegation from North Korea flew over the western sea toward rival South Korea in a private plane owned by Kim Jong Un . There is also a school of thought that the U.S.

World News Manohar Parrikar gets trolled on Twitter for 'girls drinking beer' remark
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I am not talking about everyone. The hashtag, GirlsWhoDrinkBeer, trended nationwide on Saturday following Goa CM Manohar Parrikar 's remarks on the subject. He said at least 170 people were arrested for drug peddling since the police took strict action against the trade. Goa, one of most sought-after tourist destinations, is visited by large numbers of global and domestic tourists each year for its white sand beaches, nightlife, places of worship and world heritage architecture.

Author: 0 Second White House official resigns over domestic abuse claims

Though the accusations against Porter became public this week, Kelly learned last fall that something was amiss with the staff secretary's attempts to get a security clearance, according to an administration official who was not authorized to publicly discuss internal matters and spoke on condition of anonymity.

World News Cannot Disclose Rafale Deal Details In Parliament: Amit Shah
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What is Modi's "Tiffin pe Charcha" idea? "Work towards victory in 2019". He also underlined that the Budget has announcements for the middle class as well. "Modiji also narrated a story to indirectly tell the MPs that they can not sit back and hope to win, riding the Modi wave again". Taking a dig at PM Modi, Chidambaram said that he should understand that there is a marked difference between job and self-employment as the former is "regular and reasonably secure".

World News Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte orders Filipinos back from Kuwait
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Duterte appealed to the Arab nations to treat Filipino workers with dignity and respect, "a review of the incidence of violence committed against Filipino workers overseas, especially in Kuwait, is so repugnant. Keep them free from harm. The document has been pending for the last three years. Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, vice chair of the Senate labor committee, also expressed support for the President's decision.

World News Sacramento County sheriff downplays cop-killer's immigrant status
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The rampage, which included carjackings, shootings of other motorists and a final deadly shootout in Auburn that took the life of Davis, ended after Bracamontes took refuge in a house and was taken into custody hours later. They're f***ing dead. I don't f***ing regret that"-in a 30-second commercial on the anniversary of his inauguration". President Donald Trump recently aired an ad Bracamontes, accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of police by people in the USA illegally.

World News Oxfam CEO 'deeply ashamed' over Haitian prostitute claims
Author: 0 Oxfam CEO 'deeply ashamed' over Haitian prostitute claims

Four members of staff were dismissed and three, including the country director, resigned before the end of the 2011 investigation, Oxfam said. A confidential report by the charity which is the UK's fifth biggest found that some staff in the besieged Caribbean nation acted in a "culture of impunity".

World News Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea
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Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics proved to be short-lived, quickly drowned out by the images of the two Koreas marching and competing together, as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean Peninsula.

World News Padmaavat box office collection: Sanjay Bhansali wrote blockbuster all over it
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The first film the three celebrities ever collaborated on together was quite the blockbuster, earning Rs 116.33 crore at the box office. "There could be no better reward than having surpassed my previous highs", Deepika said. Though some states barred filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directorial, receiving less number of screens, the film has turned out to be a success at the box office.

Author: 0 Mike Pence: US to Maintain Vigilance Over North Korea's Nuclear Program

A massive military parade in Pyongyang on the eve of the just-opened Pyeongchang Games has been used as Exhibit A by skeptics: In it, Kim Jong Un highlighted several huge intercontinental ballistic missiles, which were successfully flight tested three times previous year and could reach deep into the USA mainland when perfected.

World News Kim Jong-un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang
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Park said Saturday that the systems had been "normalized" without giving details. Asked about criticism that Pence stood and cheered only for Team USA and stayed seated when the North and South Koreans marched in under a unified flag, the official was unapologetic.

World News Mexican officials find tiger cub in mail package
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Authorities say the cub was completely sedated and had no food or water. The two-month-old cub was discovered by federal police sniffer dogs carrying out a routine check of a post office in the city of Tlaquepague in the Mexican state of Jalisco .

World News Winter Olympics TV Schedule: Stream, Channels, Dates, Opening Ceremony
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This year the Winter Olympics will run from the 9th to the 25th of February, with the closing ceremony taking place at 6AM ET/3AM PT on Friday, February 2th. The live videos will be deleted from the app after they are done streaming. Users have already dubbed the kid an "early breakout star of the Olympics", while others have called him "adorable".

World News Syrian activists say civilians hit by chlorine gas attack
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Eastern Ghouta is the last remaining rebel-held stronghold near Damascus and has been under a government siege since 2013. Russian Federation has waged a punishing aerial campaign against Syria's armed opposition since intervening in the civil war on the side of its ally, President Bashar Assad , in 2015.

World News National Recap: Memo details alleged Federal Bureau of Investigation abuses
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This standoff over the memo also raises fresh doubts over whether House Republicans are prepared to take any eventual recommendations by Robert Mueller seriously and hold the president to account if necessary. This was done despite Steele's work having been paid for by the Democrat National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign. The disagreements have escalated over the past year as Democrats have charged that Republicans aren't taking the panel's investigation into Russian ...

World News Ramaphosa targets 'pressing matters' in push for Zuma exit
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Ramaphosa, a seasoned negotiator with experience of mediating conflicts elsewhere in Africa, told ANC lawmakers on Thursday that he would need only "a day or two" to complete the transition, party veteran Snuki Zikalala said. 'My everyday crush, she says referring to Zuma.It's going to be ugly. Zuma has not said whether he will resign voluntarily before his second term as president ends in the middle of next year.

World News ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016
Author: 0 ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016

With regard to the Philippines, she said her office would analyse alleged crimes committed in the context of the government's "war on drugs ". The ICC has launched a preliminary investigation into the controversial leader to determine whether it can charge him over the deaths of thousands of Filipinos in his infamous war on drugs.

Author: 0 Virat Kohli wins the toss, elects to bat first in Pink ODI

Saturday's match also holds special significance for the South Africans. His century came off just 99 balls. South Africa was still way behind, though, when Hashim Amla fell for 33 off the first ball of the 14th over, and still needed 125 runs from just 83 deliveries to avoid series defeat.

World News PyeongChang 2018: Russia Olympians win first medal
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Russian Federation was banned from the Olympics for a massive doping scheme four years ago in Sochi , but Elistratov is among 168 competitors allowed in as "Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation". Another title favorite Hwang Dae-heon of South Korea crashed out of the race half way and did not finish. The other South Korean, Seo Yira, was relegated to the B final.

World News Kim Jong Un's sister, South's President Moon shake hands at Olympic opening
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This hint of an olive branch carried by none less than a Kim dynasty princess has, however, annoyed the Trump administration, which sees the North Korean move as designed to create a wedge between Seoul and Washington. Kim Yo Jong and other North Korean delegates, including the country's 90-year-old nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, arrived in the South on Friday on Kim Jong Un's private jet and attended the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics .

World News Lagos City Marathon: Abraham Kiprotich wins 3rd edition
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Former Bolton Wanderers talisman, Okocha, however, made a decision to take part in the 2018 Lagos marathon competition. Winners of the 10km Family Fun Race will be compensated with brand new cars from GAC Motor. Rose Akuso, Faustina Ogu and Onan Saleh emerged top three in the women's category. Kiprotich said consistency was his watchword while preparing for the race.

World News Growing opportunity for startups in the Global Nail Polish Sales industry
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The report recapitulates the factors that will be responsible for the growth in the market in the forecasted period. Which key factors drive the composite materials market in the EMEA? Discrete characters of the Data Center Automation Software industry like value chain analysis, Data Center Automation Software industry rules and policies, the circumstances encouraging the growth of the market and the limitations embarrassing the growth are described.

World News US Congress passes funding bill to end second shutdown
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Many Democrats support the budget deal , but were unhappy with the compromise because it doesn't tackle immigration - specifically addressing the plight of DREAMers, including the roughly 700,000 immigrants who are in the USA illegally after being brought to the country as children and who are enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which is set to expire on March 5.

Author: 0 Controversy over former aide accused of abuse roils White House

Kelly has been in damage-control mode since DailyMail first broke the Porter story on Tuesday. reported Friday morning that he has been instructing White House staffers to publicly describe his reaction and involvement in a way that contradicts the established timeline of events.

Author: 0 Second White House official resigns amid domestic violence accusations

Perhaps the most outrageous part of Trump's tweet is his final question: "Is there no such thing any longer as Due Process?" "But we absolutely wish him well". The prior year - in 2016 - Trump defended then-Fox News boss Roger Ailes. "She was with the campaign from the beginning, and I could not ask for anything more ".