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Police recover jewels stolen from the Ritz Paris

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The jewellery stolen from the Ritz Hotel in Paris was dropped by the armed robbers during the raid. The robbery occurred late Wednesday evening when five thieves, some armed with axes, smashed display cases at The Ritz and sent hotel guests and workers into panic. Read More »

Ecuador gives #Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

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The Ecuadorian foreign minister María Fernanda Espinosa announced on Thursday that officials had made a decision to permit Assange's naturalisation while they look for ways to resolve his situation. But since then, Assange and his organization have fallen from favor, alienating many on the left by providing a conduit for purloined Democratic Party emails that helped undermine Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid. Read More »

Minor girl's rape, murder sparks protest in Pak

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There were visible marks of torture on her face, congestion in her muscles. The protests turned violent when policemen fired straight into the crowd of protestors, killing two, before beginning to shoot into the air. He said it was unfortunate that local MPAs and MNAs were attacked by the people. "I have appealed to the army chief and the chief justice of Pakistan to give me justice as I have no faith in Punjab government and police", he said. Read More »

Myanmar admits killing 10 Rohingya Muslims found in mass grave

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Asked about Wednesday's statement from the military, her spokesman Zaw Htay said Myanmar was committed to following the rule of law and took allegations of abuses seriously. After security forces fired warning shots into the air, the mob ran away and 10 were arrested. The captives should have been handed over to the police, in line with procedure, but the militants were attacking "continuously" and had destroyed two military vehicles with explosives, it said. Read More »

Homicide suspect is killed after ambushing cops, shooting officer

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Charlotte Police tweeted the officer was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital. Officers at the scene then began loading the injured officer, who was shot in the leg, into a patrol vehicle. Chief Putney says the police department will check to see if changes need to be made to building to increase safety and security, but added that officers can be ambushed anywhere. Read More »

Four SC judges complains against CJI, says protect SC to preserve democracy

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In a seven-page letter, the four judges said they were not mentioning details of the cases only to avoid embarrassing the institution because "such departures have already damaged the images of this institution to some extent". Sources claimed that the government was waiting for the response of the Chief Justice Dipak Mishra. The bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud will hear the case on Friday (January 12). Read More »

David Lidington named Minister for the Cabinet Office as reshuffle continues

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Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure from Tory MPs to make more of a shake-up as she allocates junior government posts today. Brexiteer MPs were said to be "dumbfounded " by Mrs May's decision. However, things got off to an inauspicious start when Conservatives tweeted the appointment of Transport Secretary Chris Grayling as the new party chairman only to delete the post quickly. Read More »

Trump tipped to extend sanctions relief for Iran

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Earlier, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield said in testimony before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Washington plans to use aggressive sanctions to diminish the influence of Iran in Syria . Read More »

Ivanka Trump praised Oprah's sexual harassment speech and people are baffled

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Despite echoing the popular opinion of Hollywood's elite, who donned black at the awards ceremony to support the " Time's Up " movement, celebrities circled Trump to call out her hypocrisy - mostly citing President Trump's behavior. "I like Oprah ", he said, noting that he had appeared on her long-running afternoon program. Her choice has sparked controversy, with people unnecessarily shaming her for both the style and color on Twitter , while others defended her. Read More »

Global Geopolitical Series: Pakistan ends intelligence cooperation with U.S. as aid halts

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Trump's administration last week announced the suspension of about $2 billion in security aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan - officially a USA ally - over accusations Islamabad is playing a double game in Afghanistan. "The issues at the border can be improved through better coordination", he said. At a separate news conference, the Pentagon said that Pakistan has the ability to address terrorist threat inside the country. Read More »

Donald Trump cancels visit to London over 'bad' embassy deal

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Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London , said the president's tweet made clear that it had been a mistake for Mrs. He had been due to open the new United States embassy in Nine Elms. "Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!" The diplomatic compound moved from Grosvenor Square in the well-heeled Mayfair neighborhood of central London , to Nine Elms, a formerly industrial area of southwest London that has been part of regeneration efforts by the capital city. Read More »

Death toll reaches 17; crews converge on Montecito to help

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Rescue crews worked up to 12 hours a day and risked stepping on nails or shattered glass, or being exposed to raw sewage, or dealing with leaking gas, Page said. Rebecca Riskin, the founder of Riskin Partners, was killed when mudslides ripped through Montecito. Her daughter-in-law Sarah Gower confirmed Gower's death in a Facebook post. Read More »

White House responds to ruling on young immigrants program

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The president fully supports the 702", she said , referring to the FISA section number, "and was happy to see that it passed the House today. But less than two hours later, Trump - following a lengthy phone call with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI ) - walked it back with a second tweet in which he indicated that he does in fact favor reauthorization. Read More »

Trump 'in Oval Office foul-mouthed outburst about migrants'

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Congressional politicians met at the White House on Thursday to discuss a proposal reached by a bipartisan group of senators. No one ever confused Donald Trump for a friend of any foreigner, much less those of a certain complexion. All of that context - that Hispanics, Muslims and black Americans are risky - is worth considering in light of the comments that have trickled out of the White House over the past few weeks. Read More »

Treasury: 90% of wage earners will likely see higher take-home pay

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The IRS on Thursday said it would start accepting 2017 federal income tax returns on Monday, January 29. While employers can begin doing this voluntarily, they will have to comply with the new guidance by February 15. "I think you know we had one of the highest tax rates in the world". Taxpayers are encouraged to use the calculator to adjust their withholding once it is released. Read More »

Putin calls North Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'a competent, mature politician'

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Guess what? Mexico's paying". "[Trump] claimed that firing former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey should have elicited grateful applause from across Washington ". "North Korea is militarized far beyond the (West's) imagination", Chun said. In recent weeks, Trump and Kim have traded barbs about their arsenals and the " nuclear button " on their desks, raising fears the two countries could be drawing closer to war. Read More »

Trump dodges on prospect of a Mueller interview: 'We'll see what happens'

Trump is joining with Prime Minister Erna Solberg at a news conference following their meeting at the White House . Trump said it was "very much better" having to do with North Korea where the United States now has a problem. Solberg highlighted another item on Norway's American shopping list: electric cars from Tesla. Trump, who has previously called climate change a hoax, announced his intent to pull the USA out of the deal previous year. Read More »

Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is intelligent but not level headed

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According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday, 66 percent of voters said they believed the economy is "excellent" or "good"-a record high for the poll since it started asking the question in 2001". More than half of the 43 words uttered about Trump's freshman year at least five times, 25, were negative, while just 10 were positive and eight were considered neutral, including "interesting" and "different". Read More »

Pressed on False Claims About Muslims, US Ambassador Goes Silent

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Hoekstra said. Hoekstra is known for being a particularly conservative Republican politician who is against gay marriage, opposed to legalized abortion in all circumstances, and supports U.S. "He's been received well by the Dutch government, and we hope that he can be received well by the people of the Netherlands". "Yes or no", one asked. Read More »

'Home and Away' actress has life support machine turned off after crash

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Annabelle died in hospital three days later, and Jessica had remained in a coma following several surgeries. The 29-year-old and her family were fatalities of a horror auto crash on the New South Wales south coast on St Stephen's Day. 'It is a day that will be hard to erase from our memory, ' Paul Ponticello said. "Whenever he'd ask to drive somewhere I'd suggest a time for an average driver and add on some additional time for the "Lars factor" because he was so careful". Read More »

Kellyanne Conway: 'Nobody here talks about Hillary Clinton'

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The White House counselor said on "Fox & Friends" that Clinton must be discussed in light of the allegations against the president connected to the Steele dossier . Trump suggested that, despite the conclusion by American intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to tip the contest in his favor, Russian President Vladimir Putin would have preferred a Clinton victory. Read More »

Democrats to Invite Sex Misconduct Victims to Trump's State of the Union

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Each lawmaker in the House and Senate is given one guest ticket to the yearly address and can decide who they bring. In his first address to a joint session of Congress, Democratic members dressed in white - the color used by suffragettes as they fought for equal rights for women - to call out Trump's derogatory stances. Read More »