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'Fake book' will make it to real TV

'Fake book' will make it to real TV

A shop worker arranges copies of Michael Wolff's book " Fire And Fury " as they go on sale inside a branch of the Waterstones book store in Liverpool, Britain. It wasn't until August of a year ago, Bloomberg says, that Hicks and other senior aides such as Jared Kushner came to the understanding that their foes within the building, like Bannon, may have been dishing to Wolff about them. Read More

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Israeli occupation forces raid Jenin, kill Palestinian

Israeli occupation forces raid Jenin, kill Palestinian

Ms Tamimi's lawyer Gaby Lasky told the ABC she was disappointed her client was not released saying the ruling showed "there was one law for Israelis and one for Palestinians". Israeli troops have shot dead a member of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas who they suspect was involved in the killing of an Israeli settler. According to society spokesperson Fidaa Najada, roughly 950 Palestinians have been detained - including 18 women and 235 children - since demonstrations erupted in the ... Read More

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Main ingredients for Agni-5 launch came from TN: Sitharaman

Main ingredients for Agni-5 launch came from TN: Sitharaman

The current missile used a canister launcher mounted on a mobile platform and was sacked from the Integrated Test Range's No. 4 launch pad. India on Thursday successfully test fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V - the most potent and with the longest range in the Agni series - that can reach targets as far as Beijing. Read More

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Tax changes expected in this week's state budget proposal

Andrew Cuomo gives his 2018 State of the State address. The state already has a statute where we get the majority of the revenues. Assemb. Christine Pellegrino (D-West Islip) said she was "encouraged" by Cuomo's plan. While that's far less than the education commissioner is seeking, it's an increase nonetheless. It is one of the areas of the Cuomo budget nearly certain to grow once the Legislature completes its work. Read More

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Rohingya refugees at risk from cyclone season

Rohingya refugees at risk from cyclone season

After increasing violence targeted towards the Rohingya by the Myanmar security forces peaked past year, this sparked a mass exodus to neighbouring Bangladesh. Bangladesh fears that the overflowing refugee camps on its side of the border will become permanent settlements. The conflict in Myanmar's Rakhine state between the Rohingya, the Muslim minority, and the Buddhist majority, dates back to the previous century. Read More

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School Board meeting postponed due to weather

School Board meeting postponed due to weather

That includes schools being closed. Some classes are being delayed or canceled on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 due to winter weather conditions. Lake Castle Slidell Private School will also close tomorrow. The Bossier City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday will be rescheduled for another date to be announced. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency at 6 p.m. Read More

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Controversial Serb politician killed in north Kosovo town of Mitrovica

Controversial Serb politician killed in north Kosovo town of Mitrovica

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that risked fanning ethnic tensions in the volatile region. Ivanovic speaks Albanian - rare for a Kosovo Serb. "The perpetrators of this act will be caught, and if they don't do it - we will", Mr Vucic declared, revealing that Belgrade had sent a request to the European Union and United Nations missions in Kosovo to allow Serbian agencies to take part in the murder inquiry. Read More

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Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi, UP CM of 'betraying' public

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi, UP CM of 'betraying' public

They also charged him with not listening to the problems of the local people, ignoring health and education needs and laying foundation stones of "fake" projects. The newly elected Congress president is expected to receive a grand reception by the party workers. The Congress tweeted pictures of Gandhi "being warmly received" and interacting with people over tea at a "dhaba". Read More

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Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding

Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding

However, at the time, Mr Trump also stopped short of scrapping the accord altogether, saying he wanted his administration to work with Congress and other nations to address the "deal's many serious flaws". "The deal is a long-lasting victory for Iran", President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on state TV. They are concerned about Iran's nuclear programme but also its aggressive expansionism in the region and agree that Trump is now doing, what they have been doing to years: ... Read More

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Snow leaves roads sloppy in KC; unsafe wind chills looming

Snow leaves roads sloppy in KC; unsafe wind chills looming

The weekend's here, and it's off to a cold start. A first round of light snow is falling across the Kansas City area Sunday morning, leaving behind snow-covered roads and slick driving conditions. Wind up to 15 km/h. Mostly cloudy skies will persist Saturday keeping highs in the mid teens. Tuesday's high will remain in the single digits, according to the Weather Service. Read More

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'We made this our home': USA ends protected status for Salvadorans

'We made this our home': USA ends protected status for Salvadorans

But the Trump administration has turned one of those words, temporary, into the latest battleground in his war on immigrants. "There is now a travel advisory from the government, warning Americans not to travel to El Salvador ". Salvadorans were granted TPS protection, which defers deportation and grants work authorization, because of the 2001 earthquakes that devastated the area and killed more than 1,000 people. Read More

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Police investigating report of man cutting off girl's hijab

Police investigating report of man cutting off girl's hijab

She screamed and ran away, but the man returned less than 10 minutes later and tried to cut it once again. When they got to school they found that her hijab had a 30cm cut in at from the bottom. "It's just not Canada ", she said. "Canada is an open and welcoming country, and incidents like this can not be tolerated", he posted on Twitter. Speaking at the podium, the girl's emotional mother told reporters she was "happy that she's safe", and said the community has been supportive of her ... Read More

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Govt launches trade complaint against USA over duties

Govt launches trade complaint against USA over duties

According to a WTO filing dated December 20 and published on January 10, Canada has launched a trade dispute against the United States challenging its repeated use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy trade remedies. However, he explained that US President Donald Trump's administration "dislikes" the WTO's dispute-settlement body and believes that countries rely on it "inappropriately to achieve results they can't achieve through negotiations". Read More

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Talks on terrorism can go ahead with Pakistan

Talks on terrorism can go ahead with Pakistan

Asked if the way the two women were treated came up at the NSA talks, he said: "The focus was on terror and cross-border terrorism". Our position is clear, dialogue and terrorism can not go together, the official stressed, referring to the systematic Indian accusations against its neighbor for the support of Islamabad to extremist groups in the Kashmir region. Read More

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Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason expected to transfer to Washington

Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason expected to transfer to Washington

Jacob Eason was the starting quarterback for the Georgia Bulldogs as a true freshman last season, but after a knee injury in Georgia's season-opening win over Appalachian State, he was replaced by true freshman Jake Fromm. Eason entered Georgia as a five-star high school recruit, after committing to sign with them the summer of 2014. He added: "You could be mad about it, you could sulk about it all season, but I took what happened and did what I could with it". Read More

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Stream Camila Cabello's Debut Album 'Camila'

Stream Camila Cabello's Debut Album 'Camila'

The former Fifth Harmony singer, 20, released the track back in August (17), and it has since gone double platinum in the USA, climbing to number two on this week's (begs08Jan18) Billboard Hot 100 . Pop star Camila Cabello has proved her label bosses wrong by turning Havana into a chart smash - because they didn't think the song had hit potential. Read More

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Julian Assange Gets Ecuador Citizenship After 5 Years of Living in Embassy

Julian Assange Gets Ecuador Citizenship After 5 Years of Living in Embassy

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, responding to a reporter's question in April about whether arresting Assange was a priority, said it was. Espinosa, who had already announced that the Australian journalist is in poor health, explained that no person should live such conditions as Assange, since the founder of Wikileaks has been "in a small office" for more than five years, without being able to "access sunlight or breathe fresh air". Read More

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Trump Calls For DACA Fix, Still Wants Wall

Trump Calls For DACA Fix, Still Wants Wall

President Donald Trump reiterated that he would like to collaborate with Democrats to find a proper legislative solution to allow those protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to stay in the country. "One of the risks we run into is we sort of start spiraling out of control back into comprehensive immigration reform, and then nothing gets done", said Cornyn. Read More

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