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World News Iconic French Pop Singer France Gall Dies at 70
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Her career petered out during the next years, but only in France, and between 1966 and 1972 she recorded songs in Germany and in German. France Gall's popularity skyrocketed after she was declared victor of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1965.

World News Ajay to start shooting for 'Total Dhamaal'
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Total Dhamaal is a reunion of sorts for Madhuri and actors Ajay Devgn and Anil Kapoor . Ajay Devgn was last seen in Golmaal Returns, one of the highest earning films of 2017. As promised, the film went on floors today and with the entire cast, a special friend was also present there who did the mahurat . Madhuri Dixit shared a picture with Ajay and Anil from the sets on Twitter and wrote, "Worked with each one of them individually and now we all come together for #totaldhamaal ...

World News VP Mike Pence to Visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel Later This Month
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Trump's announcement in early December declaring Jerusalem to be Israel's capital along with USA plans to move the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv shook up decades of USA foreign policy ahead of Pence's planned visit. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas backed out of his planned meeting with Pence to protest Trump's decision. "There will be no meeting with the vice president of America in Palestine", Abbas's diplomatic adviser Majdi al-Khaldi said on Saturday.

World News Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he's running for the Senate in Arizona
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I feel like I just gave you a little scoop there'. Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is running for Senate in Arizona, the Washington Examiner reports . "I have a lot to offer", Arpaio told Drucker. Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who a year ago was pardoned by President Trump in a case stemming from his immigration enforcement tactics, announced Tuesday he will run for the open Senate seat in his home state.

Author: 0 Trump To Face Off With Lawmakers On DACA As Shutdown Talk Looms

President Trump speaks at Camp David, Saturday after meeting with staff, members of his Cabinet and Republican members of Congress to discuss the Republican legislative agenda for 2018. The kind of "wall" many Republicans believe is realistic varies greatly from the hundreds-of-miles-long concrete barrier that Trump may have imagined when he campaigned for president.

World News Palestine reinstates ambassador to Pakistan: Tahir Ashrafi
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The envoy was asked to report back to Ramallah after the Indian government denounced his attendance at a rally with Saeed as 'unacceptable.' He had reportedly attended a rally organised by the Difah-e-Pakistan Council, an association of religious and extremist groups led by Saeed in Rawalpindi.

World News Altice USA Stock Soars On Spinoff News
Author: 0 Altice USA Stock Soars On Spinoff News

The two companies will be led by separate management teams with Drahi retaining control of both companies. In advance of the spinoff, Altice USA approved a $1.5 billion cash dividend to all Altice USA shareholders immediately prior to completion of the separation it aims to complete by the end of the second quarter, funded by debt secured by Optimum.

World News New Jersey Lifts Prison Book Ban After ACLU Calls It Unconstitutional
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The New Jersey Department of Corrections has lifted a ban on a book that links racial discrimination and mass incarceration after the ACLU called the prohibition unconstitutional and demanded the department reverse its position. I have spent years representing victims of racial profiling and police brutality and investigating patterns of drug law enforcement in poor communities of color, and attempting to help people who have been released from prison attempting to "re-enter" into a ...

World News Local hope Nick Kyrgios powers to Brisbane title
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After struggling with his first three service games when he had to defend five break points, Kyrgios lost only one point on serve after that. After the first set, Kyrgios debated with chair umpire Fergus Murphy suggesting that Harrison should not have been allowed such a long break to go off court, while he waited in his courtside chair.

World News France's Macron embarks on first China visit
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Macron said he plans to seek a "strategic partnership" with Beijing on issues including terrorism. The French president followed the steps of his predecessors, Francois Mitterrand, Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy, who also started their visits to China in Xi'an.

World News Winfrey's Golden Globes speech sparks talk of 2020 campaign
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Okay, first of all, what does "actively thinking" mean? "She really did want to speak to young girls around the country". Winfrey shot down the idea of a possible presidential bid in October, telling King on CBS that there would be "no running for office of any kind for me".

World News Winter comes roaring back with snow, blizzard conditions in the forecast
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Monday due to a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow that will make for hard travel conditions. The advisory was issued due to the likelihood of accumulating snow tonight into tomorrow morning. A swath of heavy snow possible from south central Minnesota into northwest Wisconsin. Some of the snowfall may begin to melt over the next few days, as high temperatures are forecast to reach into the mid-30s on Monday and Tuesday before topping 40 degrees on Wednesday.

World News Christmas grocery spend up £500m as Tesco wins
Author: 0 Christmas grocery spend up £500m as Tesco wins "golden quarter"

Last week Aldi announced that total United Kingdom sales were more than 15 per cent higher during December compared to the same month in 2016, pushing them over the £10 billion barrier for the first time. The spending splurge saw the Friday before Christmas , December 22, become the busiest shopping day ever recorded with £747 million going through the tills and online.

World News RJD chief Lalu Prasad to seek parole to attend sister's last rites
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When Ranchi's Doranda police station refused to accept the complaint, Sumit went to the Lower Bazar police station to register an FIR. The instance the FIR was lodged, the two surrendered in court and were sent to prison. The CBI lawyer said a fine totalling Rs 10 lakh was imposed the RJD supremo. "We can not tell that", he said, adding that a job is allotted according to the requirement of the jail and not the wish of an inmate.Kumar said he was not informed about the kind of job Prasad ...

World News Kremlin says Russian troops able to fend off attacks in Syria
Author: 0 Kremlin says Russian troops able to fend off attacks in Syria

Russian Federation has given President Bashar al-Assad's government crucial support throughout Syria's civil war and has always been at odds with USA support of certain rebel groups in the Syrian civil war. The ministry said there was no damage. "The contingent and military infrastructure remaining at the stations in Hmeymim and Tartus have all the necessary capabilities to crack down (on) these manifestations (of terrorism)", presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said.

World News Sahara Desert hit by snow after freak winter storm
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Before this, the last time snow had fallen on the town known as "The Gateway to the Desert" was 1979. The phenomenon has occurred for the third-consecutive year - following sightings in 2016 and 2017. The cold weather comes as Europe and the United States are freezing in cold temperatures. The Express quoted photographer Karim Bouchetata, who said he was struck by the prolonged presence of the snow cover a day after the initial fall.

World News Alligators, encased in ice, endure North Carolina's cold snap
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Look at those teeth. In the video that is making rounds on internet, it is being told that how the crocodile remains alive in frozen water. Experts also believe if someone mistakenly steps on these creatures, while they are frozen, the animals are most likely not going to react.

World News Staples Corner Fire: Firefighters Battle Huge Blaze At North London Warehouse
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The violent blaze is ripping through a paint factory on Waterloo Road, Staples Corner, a major junction near Brents Cross in north London. "Please avoid the area if possible". LFB said that since being called at 9.20pm they had taken more than 45 calls in relation to the blaze. "Looks like a warehouse or something of that size near the north circular at Wembley".

World News Local MP refused new job offer from Theresa May
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Ms Greening represents a pro-Remain constituency and her majority was slashed in last year's election as affluent voters in her London seat of Putney punished the Tories for Brexit. Work and pensions minister David Gauke is now justice secretary. Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire , who failed to secure a deal to restore the power-sharing government in Belfast after it collapsed a year ago, stepped down for health reasons.

World News Salvadorans face deportation from United States by 2019
Author: 0 Salvadorans face deportation from United States by 2019

But now the mother of two is one of almost 200,000 people from El Salvador who must leave the country after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed Monday morning that it is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants. There were 262,500 people, mostly adults, under TPS across the United States as of October 2017, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that administers the TPS program.

World News Oprah Winfrey Net Worth: How Rich Is Potential Presidential Candidate?
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In his opening monologue Meyers revealed he had once made a joke that Trump could never be US President, which led to The Donald deciding to run in the election. Videos and transcripts of the speech were widely shared on social media on Monday morning. "I don't know if he saw it", Gidley responded to a reporter's question about whether Trump saw Winfrey's impassioned speech in which she made no mention of him or the presidency.

World News Faf: 'Our plan was to have a lead of 350'
Author: 0 Faf: 'Our plan was to have a lead of 350'

Earlier, South Africa were dismissed for mere 130 by Indian bowlers in the first session of day four, courtesy all-round bowling performance by India's pace attack. "This was one of my favourite Test matches". Reflecting on the first Test, du Plessis said, "There was this flow the whole time: India's on top, then South Africa's on top, then they are taking the game to us and we are taking it back to them", said du Plessis.

World News U.S. govt drops controversial plan on H-1B visas
Author: 0 U.S. govt drops controversial plan on H-1B visas

Withington said that USCIS was never considering such a policy change and that "any suggestion that USCIS changed its position because of pressure is absolutely false". USCIS has announced to us that it is retracting its policy to deny all H-1B visa through (beyond) year 6 based on section 104. "Given that there is a real problem of shortage of skilled professionals in the US, any disruptive move will be detrimental for both India and the US", Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar had said.

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