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Russia Won't Boycott Olympics Over Ban For Doping, Putin Says

Russia Won't Boycott Olympics Over Ban For Doping, Putin Says But the International Olympic Committee also said it would allow some individual Russian athletes to take part as neutrals, provided they were able to pass a specially created International Olympic Committee anti-doping panel. "The conditions then and now are totally different", said Bach. Given that the allegations about Russia's plan to sabotage the anti-doping system at Sochi 2014 have now ... [Full Article...]

North Koreans are suffering from mysterious 'ghost disease' after nuclear tests

North Koreans are suffering from mysterious 'ghost disease' after nuclear tests North Korea usually issues bellicose statements after what it sees as provocations by the United States. Normally Kim stays out of sight during massive U.S. The State Department said on Tuesday he was not carrying any message from Washington . President Donald Trump has been tightening the screw on North Korea, ramping up sanctions and urging other countries to sever trade links with Kim J... [Full Article...]

Candles lit at BC legislature to honour Montreal Massacre victims

Candles lit at BC legislature to honour Montreal Massacre victims To those Canadians who lost someone on December 6, to those who have lost loved ones, and to survivors of gender-based violence, know this: these senseless murders have their roots in misogyny and have placed feminism under attack. Brown said December 6 is about recognizing the 14 women who were killed because they were women and had the audacity to be in a traditionally men's academic program. [Full Article...]

A raging fire is encroaching on celebrity homes in Los Angeles

A raging fire is encroaching on celebrity homes in Los Angeles The Strike team was assigned to the Creek Fire in Los Angeles County. Trump in a tweet is also encouraging everyone "to heed the advice and orders of local and state officials" and thanking first responders for their "incredible work!" Three firefighters were injured and hospitalized in stable condition, the Los Angeles Fire Department said . [Full Article...]

Thirty homes burn, 100000 flee out-of-control 11000-acre Creek Fire

Thirty homes burn, 100000 flee out-of-control 11000-acre Creek Fire The fast moving brush fire, dubbed the Creek Fire , began early Tuesday in Los Angeles County. About 100 officers from the Los Angeles Police Department were sent to the neighborhood to handle evacuation orders, said LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. [Full Article...]

Burnley Confirm Robbie Brady Will Be Out For 'Substantial Period'

Burnley Confirm Robbie Brady Will Be Out For 'Substantial Period' Brady lasted less than half an hour of Saturday's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, and was stretchered off following a heavy collision . Brady, who became the club's record signing when he joined from Norwich City for a reported £13 million in January 2016, had been in fine form for the high-flying Clarets, his thumping drive proving the difference in a 2-1 ... [Full Article...]

Flynn texted during inauguration to suggest Russian Federation sanctions would end, Democrat says

Flynn texted during inauguration to suggest Russian Federation sanctions would end, Democrat says Flynn made the promise to Alex Copson , a managing partner of an energy company with ties to Russian Federation, a whistleblower told Democratic Rep. Cummings said the whistleblower contacted his office in June 2017 to describe events that occurred at an event in Washington , DC, on Inauguration Day. [Full Article...]

Pope makes 'heartfelt appeal' to preserve 'status quo' in Jerusalem

Pope makes 'heartfelt appeal' to preserve 'status quo' in Jerusalem The decision could potentially dismantle 22 years of USA foreign policy in the Middle East and would likely enrage Muslims who view Jerusalem as the potential capital of the Palestinian state. Francis made the appeal during his weekly audience, after speaking with the Palestinian leader and soon after meeting with a delegation of Palestinian religious and intellectual representatives in a previo... [Full Article...]

US Rep. Al Green plans Trump impeachment resolution

US Rep. Al Green plans Trump impeachment resolution The articles specifically accuse Trump of "associating the majesty and dignity of the presidency with causes rooted in white supremacy, bigotry, racism, anti-Semitism, white nationalism, or Neo-Nazism". The impeachment vote will likely only be procedural. Most top Democrats have dismissed talk of impeachment. Under House procedural rules, any member of the House may offer what is known as a "pri... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police foil plot to kill Theresa May

United Kingdom police foil plot to kill Theresa May Sky's Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt said: "It's the latest in a number of terror plots that police and MI5 believe they've foiled this year". It was not clear on Tuesday night what stage the plot was in or if any suspects have been arrested. [Full Article...]

Atlanta mayoral candidate demands recount after losing by razor-thin margin

Atlanta mayoral candidate demands recount after losing by razor-thin margin King Momon, professor of politics at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. Atlanta has a new mayor-elect, and it's a Black woman for the second time in the city's history. In a city that's had black mayors since 1974, Norwood has had to defend herself. The city hasn't had a female mayor since 2010. She identifies as an independent. [Full Article...]

High of 36 today in Boulder with snow expected by Thursday morning

High of 36 today in Boulder with snow expected by Thursday morning If the forecast holds, it will deliver the first appreciable snow of the season after trace amounts fell in November, weather service records show. Temperatures will plummet to around 16 degrees Wednesday night . The overnight low is expected to be near 27. Saturday , the high will be near 41 with sunny skies, the weather service said. As for this year, there is a chance to see some snow i... [Full Article...]

Putin announces he is running for president in Russian election

Putin announces he is running for president in Russian election The president chose to make the long-expected announcement at the GAZ automobile factory in Nizhny Novgorod, where he found an enthusiastic audience in the workers. With his approval ratings topping 80 percent, Putin is certain to win a quick victory in the March 18 vote. There is no obvious successor. Putin, once re-elected, will have to choose whether to leave Dmitry Medvedev as prime minist... [Full Article...]

Saudi King Salman Receives Mikhail Bogdanov

Saudi Arabia's attorney general said talks to reach settlement agreements with suspects detained in the kingdom's declared crackdown on graft should conclude in a few weeks. In a statement, the public prosecutor said a total of 320 people had been subpoenaed to provide information about alleged graft while 159 remain in detention and "a number" of them have been referred for judicial action. [Full Article...]

Star federal witness at sanctions-busting trial testifies

Star federal witness at sanctions-busting trial testifies Since Zarrab became a witness, deputy chief executive of Turkish lender Halkbank Mehmet Hakan Atilla is now the lone defendant in the dock accused of violating sanctions, bribery and money laundering. During cross-examination, Zarrab admitted that unlike the bank's manager Atilla never got bribes and met with Zarrab only a "handful" of times during the 4 years the bank was involved. [Full Article...]

Gwyneth Paltrow: 'Harvey Weinstein lied about sleeping with me to other women'

Gwyneth Paltrow: 'Harvey Weinstein lied about sleeping with me to other women' The outlet claims that the truth began to leak out in 2015 after the New York City police questioned Weinstein about allegedly groping an Italian model, Ambra Battilana . Weinstein was denying any harassment". Though there are disputes about this particular account, it goes without saying that Weinstein did not lose his access to Clinton, nor did he lose his gilded reputation in Hollywood at ... [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi says Congress feels only one family won India's freedom

PM Narendra Modi says Congress feels only one family won India's freedom His first rally of the day was in Dhandhuka in Ahmedabad district. Addressing a public gathering here, the Prime Minister said, "The Congress feels only one family won India's freedom. BJP Party President Amit Shah also taking a dig at Kapil Sibal's statement tweeted that the Sibal spoke as a Congress leader and not as the lawyer of the Sunni Waqf Board as the board itself deferred from the s... [Full Article...]

Mueller Subpoenas Trump's Financial Records From A German Bank

Mueller Subpoenas Trump's Financial Records From A German Bank In June, the German bank rejected a demand by Democrats to provide details of the President's finances, citing privacy laws. The subpoena is part of a probe by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team to determine whether the president's campaign was involved in Russian efforts to influence the United States election. [Full Article...]

Vivo unveils 2018 FIFA World Cup special edition smartphone

Vivo unveils 2018 FIFA World Cup special edition smartphone Subsequently meaning the game that will open the tournament, will be a rather underwhelming one between Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Those burdened with the unenviable task of being in the same group as the tournament favourites are, Costa Rica, Switzerland and Serbia , all of which are likely to be fighting it out for second spot in Group E. [Full Article...]

Amanpour to help fill Charlie Rose gap on PBS

Amanpour to help fill Charlie Rose gap on PBS PBS cut ties with Rose after several women accused him of unwanted sexual advances. Rose's interview program, " Charlie Rose ", which launched in 1991 on Channel 13, ended when CBS, Bloomberg Television and PBS announced suspension of the journalist in the wake of a Washington Post report that said Rose had sexually harassed at least eight female employees and interns who worked for his producti... [Full Article...]


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