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Chinese prodigy Li leads from McIlroy in Dubai

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Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez, South African duo Darren Fichardt and Haydn Porteous, Irishman Paul Dunne and China's Li Haotong were six under, a shot clear of a group containing defending champion Sergio Garcia. "You can never be disappointed with 10-under, can you?" said the Welshman, who missed the cut in Abu Dhabi last week. "Hopefully that's the bad one (round) out of the way", McIlroy told Sky Sports . Read More »

Bangladesh rolls out red carpet for Indonesian president

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Cabinet members, including foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar Alam, commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, industries minister Amir Hossain Amu, and secretaries concerned to the president's House, dean of the diplomatic corps, the chiefs of the three services, the inspector general of police (IGP), were present. Read More »

Transcript of Reuters interview with Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

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Prince Alwaleed was speaking in an exclusive interview with Reuters at his suite in Riyadh's opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel, where he has been confined for over two months along with dozens of other suspects. The Saudi information ministry did not respond to requests for comment. In late November, senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching a settlement with authorities that involved paying more than $1 billion, according ... Read More »

Kremlin denies Russian Federation violates sanctions on North Korea

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North Korea violated United Nations sanctions previous year by shipping coal to Russian Federation. Their visit followed last week's trip to the South by another group of North Koreans led by Pyongyang celebrity Hyon Song Wol, the leader of the famous Moranbong girl band who also heads an art troupe that will perform during the Games. Read More »

Philippines warns of volcanic mudflows from heavy rains

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More than 27,000 villagers have fled since Mayon started acting up more than a week ago. "These deposits can be remobilised by rainwater and generate lahars (mud flows) by themselves and or by incorporating existing erodible material on channel banks", Phivolcs warned in an advisory. Read More »

Gardai Are At The Scene Of A Shooting Incident In Dublin 8

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The older man was injured in his leg and the other suffered an injury to his hand. Gardai and emergency services raced to the scene of the incident on the South Circular Road in the south of the city shortly before 10pm. Two burnt-out cars were later found in north Dublin. An attacker followed targets down St Alban's Road and fired shots there. Gardaí sealed off the area and were carrying out searches. Read More »

David Davis had THIS response to Philip Hammond's WEAK Brexit demands

He's a leader of the "hard Brexit " faction in Parliament, which wants Britain to leave the EU single market and customs union in order to forge new economic relationships. Earlier, Mr Hammond's Davos prediction of "very modest" changes provoked not only an angry backlash from Euro-sceptic Conservative MPs but also a slap down from the Prime Minister. Read More »

Government Shutdown: Senate Vote Pushed Back To Noon Monday

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The Senate will reconvene at noon today to try and strike a deal to fund the government, after an effort to do so fell 10 votes short Friday night. Get rid of the filibuster rule that requires 60 votes to get a funding deal passed . On the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, the federal government has shut down for the first time since 2013, after failing to come to an agreement over a funding proposal by Friday's deadline. Read More »

Times since June the White House denied Trump was considering firing Mueller

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Despite reports that President Donald Trump had ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller , lawmakers appear no more likely to take action to protect the man running the Russian Federation investigation. Moscow has denied the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies that it meddled in the election to help Trump. Other North Dakota and Minnesota leaders offered more measured remarks. Read More »

Odisha Congress leaders meet Rahul Gandhi

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Rao said there is "no Congress rule" in the country but Gandhi thinks he is a "super VVIP". It shows that Congress party still believes in aristocracy and not in democracy'. Naturally the remark didn't go down well with the Congress who reminded GVL that he was not even into politics when the then Congress government honoured Sushma and LK Advani. Read More »

Ronald Gasser convicted of manslaughter in shooting death of Joe McKnight

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A Louisiana man was found guilty of manslaughter in connection with the deadly shooting of former National Football League player Joe McKnight , the Jefferson Parish district attorney's office said. She said it appears McKnight's hand was inside Gasser's auto, resting on the passenger door when he was shot. Prosecutors told jurors Friday that the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own auto. Read More »

Two Suge Knight Former Attorneys Accused Of Attempting to Bribe Witnesses

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The attorneys, Matthew Fletcher and Thaddeus Culpepper , were arrested Thursday by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, sheriff's department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida told The Associated Press . Fletcher is one of several lawyers who has represented Knight, the Death Row Records co-founder, since he was charged with murder and attempted murder wafter he ran over two men outside a Compton burger stand in January 2015, killing one of them. Read More »

Toronto billionaire couple murdered

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Police said an autopsy showed the Shermans died from "ligature neck compressions". In a statement released shortly after the announcement, the Sherman family said they had anticipated the development. "They have been understanding, cooperative and hopeful that this investigation can give them some answers", she added. The Shermans recently listed their home for sale for almost C$7 million (£4.1 million). Read More »

US Taxpayers Eat Air Force One Refrigerator Bill For $24 Million

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The Defense Department sent out a notice in late December explaining that Boeing "has been awarded a $23,657,671 contract for engineering support services for VC-25A G12/G13 chillers, including prototype design, manufacture/procurement, installation, and the testing of one prototype". Read More »

Va. Democrats cheer Guzman, tapped for Spanish-language response to Trump

Mr Kennedy's speech will be followed by a Spanish-language response delivered by Elizabeth Guzman, the first Hispanic female immigrant elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. Outside of the Democratic Party's official speeches, Rep. Maxine Waters will give her own speech for the BET News special "Angela Rye's State of the Union ". Read More »

Hospital fire, South Korea's deadliest in a decade, kills 41

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Videos posted on social media showed a patient hanging onto a rope dangling from a helicopter above the hospital in Miryang, in the far south, and another crawling out of a window to climb down a ladder. The blaze began at the general ward's first-floor emergency room and most of the dead were from the first and second floors, the National Fire Agency official said. Read More »

Times WWE Changed The Rules To The Royal Rumble Match

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With thirty men entering the 2018 Royal Rumble match there's going to be an terrible lot of allegiances, rivalries and conflict setting foot inside the same wrestling ring, which means we're likely to see our fair share of surprising events take place during the match. Read More »

Russia: We Do Not Recognize One-Sided US Sanctions

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Moscow said the new sanctions were imposed "under the pretext of inventing Russia's involvement in the Ukrainian crisis", adding that the U.S. is merely "showing the whole world its own powerlessness". The targeted officials include DPR's "ministers" of information, industry and trade, finance, foreign affairs, state security, justice, and taxes. Among the Russians added were Andrei Cherezov, deputy minister of energy, along with senior public and company officials involved in the transfer ... Read More »

Congress meets Saturday in effort to end government shutdown

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The " Schumer Shutdown ", as GOP leaders are calling it, has been going for almost 40 hours now, since Friday night after the senate failed to reach the 60 votes needed to keep the federal government funded. A "paralysis" has set in, he said, because "the president can't make a deal and congressional Republicans won't". "I believe we still have time, and I hope it's done sooner rather than later to come up with a solution that Senator Schumer can support, that Senator Mcconnell can support, ... Read More »

United Nations hosts 'crucial' Syria peace talks in Vienna

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Those talks stretched late into Friday night, with both regime officials and the SNC meeting separately with UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura - who did not strike an especially optimistic tone after the gruelling negotiations. Turkey has also poured troops into the north to fight Kurdish militias that have established regional autonomy and are seen by Ankara as a menace to its security. Read More »

17 dead in Kabul blast

An Interior Ministry official says a suicide vehicle bomb attack in the Afghan capital Kabul has left at least 70 wounded. A government official says at least 18 people have been wounded in an explosion in the city center of Afghanistan's capital Kabul . Read More »

Trump plans to offer citizenship to 1.8m

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The White House's proposal providing a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 1.8 million young undocumented migrants whose parents brought them to the United States wasn't welcomed with applause by all in South Florida Thursday. White House adviser Stephen Miller held a conference call with Republican congressional staffers to brief them on a legislative framework the White House plans to send up to Capitol Hill on Monday. Read More »

Student arrested for school disturbance at Port Charlotte High School

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The student who reportedly made that threat was not in school at the time. Authorities decided it was safe for students to attend school Thursday. Around 8:45 a.m. School officials say the news from Marshall County earlier this week set the tone for their concerns and heightened security measures. "Obviously with things that have been going on, we wanted to be sure there was a presence of law enforcement (at the school)". Read More »

SBP confirms Zainab murderer has no bank accounts

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Taking notice of the reports of his claims, the Punjab government set up a joint investigation committee to launch an inquiry into alleged foreign accounts of Imran Ali accused of raping and killing seven-year-old Zainab Ansari and seven other young girls in Kasur. Read More »

Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) Holdings Trimmed by Gateway Investment Advisers LLC

The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.67 Million. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.66, for a total transaction of $1,002,486.42. Therefore 13% are positive. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.90 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Xcel Energy Inc will post 2.31 EPS for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Wetherspoons drop meat supplier after steak night cock up

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In a statement , Red Tractor said it was informed on 24 January of an ongoing FSA investigation into poor food hygiene practices at Russell Hume meat processing sites and, subsequently, the suspension of its BRC Global Food Standard for Food Safety certificate. Read More »

Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Lowered to Neutral at UBS Group

The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -1.71 percent, whereas its Weekly performance stands at 0.46%. About 372,527 shares traded. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) recently closed with fall of -0.91% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average . Read More »

Senate Candidate Demands Homemade Dinner Every Night, Calls Feminists 'She Devils'

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Sykes began his post saying that his fiancée Chanel Rion , famous in her own right for being a pro-Trump cartoonist , told him that he should favor women's rights after being publicly asked where he stood in regard to women's equality. Courtland Sykes , a Republican candidate in Missouri, said feminists have "snake-filled heads". It was indeed posted to the verified Facebook page for Sykes and his campaign, and the post is still online as of this publication. Read More »

Man Sues Hotel After Valet Gave His $300000 Ferrari to Wrong Person

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The lawsuit and St. Petersburg police report tell the tale of how a brightly colored Italian sports vehicle worth six-figures was stolen with apparently minimal effort. The officer had somebody check at Vinoy to see whether they were missing a Ferrari, which led to the flabbergasting phone call Fowler received. He said he planned to return it after a few hours. Read More »

Soulcalibur VI Hits Where It Hurts with New Trailer

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Nightmare is still relying on heavy attacks and brute force, Kilik throwing long- and short-range attacks with his staff, and Xianghua utilizing a combination of kicks and sword strikes. As seen in the trailer, Groh is a fast character who decides to use his blade as a single weapon or split it into two smaller parts depending on the enemy he is up against. Read More »

Punjab most wanted dreaded gangster Vicky Goundershot dead in Rajasthan

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Two Punjab Police cops also sustained injuries in the abdomen and chest. He eluded capture despite police getting intelligence reports that he was mostly in Punjab after the jailbreak. Gounder had also been accused of fatal attacks on rival gangster Sukha Kahlwan near Phagwara town. Gounder was arrested for the murder later in 2015. Read More »