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UK Government's mass surveillance deemed unlawful by courts

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He said: "This legislation was flawed from the start". Liberty says that the ruling shows, once again, that the United Kingdom government's mass surveillance program is unlawful. The action was initially co-signed by David Davis MP, yet despite once being a fierce critic of the law the politician bailed from the legal challenge in 2016 after becoming Brexit secretary. Read More »

Helicopter with 4 people on board crashes into home

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The crash was reported around 1:45 p.m.in the area of Egret Court, about a block from the beach. "It sounded like a train coming through". The woman said the residents of the home that was struck were there, but were in another part of the property and were unharmed. Read More »

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal returns back to work with clapping

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The government soon disclosed that it was hoping to reach financial settlements with the accused, rather than bring criminal charges, which fed suspicions of a government shakedown rather than an earnest attempt at reform. The hotel is due to re-open on February 14, and it was not immediately known if any of the 56 still in custody were kept there. Authorities said in November that Prince Miteb, son of the late King Abdullah, agreed to pay more than $1 billion to win his freedom but ... Read More »

Finsbury Park mosque attack suspect denies driving van

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Corbyn was believed to be attending the central London event but was not there, and road closures meant there was no way for the vehicle to get close to marchers, Osborne said. Osborne said Dave was driving the van at the season of the impact, yet couldn't state when he had swapped into the driver's seat. Detective Constable Paul Dring, of the Metropolitan Police, said he was told by Osborne during an urgent safety interview conducted at University College Hospital that no-one else was ... Read More »

Chris Christie Lands a Position at ABC News

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Christie served as New Jersey's governor for eight years before officially passing the torch Phil Murphy earlier this month. The former Republican governor of New Jersey on Tuesday made his first appearance as a political contributor for ABC News. Read More »

Authorities Arrest Second Anti-Headscarf Demonstrator In Iran

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In the photos, the women's heads are uncovered as they stand on utility boxes or other objects on the streets of Tehran with scarves held up on sticks. Judicial officials have said around 1,000 people were arrested during the week-long protests which spread to around 80 towns and cities across Iran. Read More »

U.S. releases list of Russian politicians, tycoons for potential sanctions

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Former treasury sanctions official, Elizabeth Rosenberg stated that some Russians had made arrangements for their agents to meet with lawmakers in their home towns, the report said. Putin responded by suggesting the goal of Russians should be to develop their economy to the point where "there's no point to formulating any lists, to hold us back". Read More »

Kenyan opposition leader declares himself 'President'

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His deputy, Kalonzo Musyoka , was not at the event, and Mr Odinga said Mr Musyoka would be "sworn-in" at a later date. The event brought together tens of thousands of his supporters prompting the government to shut down TV broadcasts and issue warnings of high treason , the BBC reported. Read More »

Oops: Guests invited to Trump's State of the 'Uniom'

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What message should the State of the Union address send? While some of Trump's advisers will pine for a darker and more strident tone from the president, White House officials say they are aiming for a more inclusive speech - in tone if not in substance. Read More »

Rep. Gosar Calls for Arrest, Deportment of Illegals Attending SOTU

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Numerous young immigrants who are guests to Tuesday night's State of the Union are recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which the Trump administration is rescinding. Gosar's tweet provoked an outcry from congressional Democrats . Representatives for the US Capitol police could not immediately be reached for comment. Read More »

Irish busker, 12, gives spine-tingling performance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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The young singer is now making waves on the other side of the Atlantic and even stopped on The Ellen Degeneres Show for a show-stopping performance and chat with the host. "I lost my dad this week". Allie shot to online fame in the a year ago when clips of her singing covers of pop songs showcased her powerful voice and went viral. Read More »

Harrison joins Manchester City, loaned to Middlesbrough

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This week, NYCFC manager Patrick Vieira suggested it was a roughly even chance the club would sell Harrison before the close of the winter European transfer window. Harrison was born in Stoke and was schooled in the Academies at both Liverpool and Manchester United before heading to the U.S. as a 14-year-old. Read More »

FEMA declares "mission accomplished" in Puerto Rico, announces departure

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Atlantic City Electric joins with its Exelon sister utilities - BGE, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco - to help fix the local electric system and restore service to customers on the island. Exelon utilities have been coordinating closely with EEI and authorities to prepare for the mutual assistance effort. Atlantic City Electric and its Exelon sister utilities are sending more than 140 personnel as part of a contingent of about 1,500 restoration personnel from EEI member companies. Read More »

Five shot dead, one wounded at western Pennsylvania vehicle wash

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At least five people have been killed in a shooting at a vehicle wash in Melcroft, Pennsylvania. Smith was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head and is not expected to survive. Twenty-seven-year-old William Porterfield, 25-year-old Chelsie Cline, 23-year-old Courtney Snyder and 21-year-old Seth Cline were all killed. State police say it's possible that the gunshot wound was self-inflicted. Read More »

Brexit transition talks take place in Brussels

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Baker told the Commons the analysis did not "consider the desired outcome" of the government - namely a bespoke free trade agreement - adding that "appropriate" information would be made available before MPs voted on the final deal. She appears to be ready to accept this. However, the third partners will have a say in how much the United Kingdom can benefit from those existing deals. Read More »

Lets consider even 'beggars' as employed: Chidambaram's dig at PM Modi

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To beat hollow the government's claims on creating jobs, Chidambaram also pointed out that a minister in the Modi government wanted MGNREGA jobs to be counted as employment. The Congress leader blasted the Centre for its policies and said that nothing is being done to create more jobs in the market. BJP condemned the contemplation of the congress and tweeted , "Congress insults poor and aspirational Indians again..." The BJP said the Congress had not come to terms with the Prime ... Read More »

President Donald Trump To Deliver First State of the Union Tonight

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The speech is a big set piece for any president, a chance to showcase the accomplishments of the past year while setting the tone for the next one. "They never got anything done", Trump said. He is also likely to highlight strong economic growth in the United States and talk about the benefits of a tax overhaul approved by the Republican-controlled Congress in December that was his first major legislative victory. Read More »

Pope Francis sends envoy to Chile to investigate abuse 'cover up'

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The letter came from Bishop Zhuang Jianjian of the southern Chinese city of Shantou, an 88-year-old who had been secretly ordained in 2006 with Vatican approval. Zen did not elaborate on the Pope's motives for wanting to avoid a similar situation in China. In December, Zhuang was escorted by government officials to Beijing , where he was taken to the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse to meet a papal delegation believed to have been headed by Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, who leads the Vatican's ... Read More »

Tennessee hires Matt LaFleur as offensive coordinator

He has been a defensive coordinator for 10 years with Baltimore and the New England Patriots . "Matt brings an energy and an offensive diversity to our team", said Vrabel. The 68-year-old enjoyed a brief retirement, ending his six-year run as the Baltimore Ravens' defensive coordinator on January 1 before being lured back to fill the same role for Tennessee. Read More »

MSU Athletic Director Resigns Amid Larry Nassar Fallout

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Nassar, a former Michigan State doctor, was sentenced last week to up to 175 years in prison for molesting young women and girls. Also coming on board is another former MI governor, Jim Blanchard, a Democrat, who will be named as a senior adviser, sources told the Detroit Free Press . Read More »

Harley-Davidson to close Kansas City plant, start making electric motorcycle

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Harley's foreign competitors have benefited from a strong US dollar, as their overseas operations have made it more profitable to sell bikes in the U.S.at lower prices. It has a 17.21 P/E ratio. Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $3.03 million activity. 2,350 shares were sold by Moon David W, worth $402,900. Read More »

Pistons making Avery Bradley available before trade deadline

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Wojnarowski adds Bradley's impending unrestricted free agency has influenced the flailing Pistons to seek a return before losing him for nothing this summer. The Cavaliers' backcourt has been a mess this season. "Acquiring Bradley and Johnson would help the Cavs on both ends of the court and give an aging Cleveland team an infusion of youth (Johnson is 21 and Bradley 27)". Read More »

Worker who sent Hawaii's false alarm believed there really was an attack

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Believing the instructions were for an actual emergency, the worker sent the alert, which was issued to the cellphones of all Hawaii residents and visitors to the state. They also noted there is more work to be done and they will issue a final report later. The day shift warning officers receive the recorded message on speakerphone. Read More »

Cape City's water closing date estimated to be April 16

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Residents who are stockpiling are inadvertently driving a day zero outcome. But actually it is a significant victory. "We continue to call for full cooperation between the national departments of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, and Water and Sanitation; the Western Cape Department of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning together with the City of Cape Town in finding solutions to this crisis", said Ms Cathy Dlamini, the Chairperson of the ... Read More »

Saudi anti-corruption drive generates $106bn in settlements

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The estimated value of settlements stands at more than 106 billion USA dollars in various types of assets, including real estate, commercial entities, securities and cash. On Friday, the authorities also released media mogul Waleed al-Ibrahim, owner of influential Arab satellite network MBC. A Saudi official said they had agreed to financial settlements after unspecified violations. Read More »

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd Decreases Position in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

About 7.92 million shares traded. QUALCOMM (NASDAQ: QCOM ) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. In recent trading activity, company stock has moved -1.77% touching the price of $67.32. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold". Read More »

Capitec Bank denies Viceroy allegations of reckless lending

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Capitec's Chief Financial Officer Andre du Plessis on Tuesday dismissed a report by USA firm Viceroy Research accusing the South African lender of overstating its income and assets, saying the allegations were "totally unfounded". "Viceroy believes this is indicative of predatory finance which we have corroborated with substantial on-the-ground discussions with Capitec ex-employees‚ former customers‚ and individuals familiar with the business‚" it asserts. Read More »

'Padmaavat' goes into the 'not approved' list of Malaysia's Film Censorship Board

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The film is banned in Malaysia due to the concerns regarding "Sensitivities of Islam". Mohd Zamberi Abdul Aziz has said the film might offend the Muslims in the country and hence it was not cleared for screening. Apart from Padmaavat's sumptuous palace interiors and classically inspired music, Ranveer Singh's work as Sultan Alauddin Khilji has received appreciation from none other than Shahenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan himself. Read More »

Saudi authorities net $106B in corruption settlements

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The statement did not disclose further details on the types of businesses or real estate that was acquired. Saudi Arabia's government has arranged to seize over $100 billion in financial settlements with businessmen and officials detained in its crackdown on corruption, the attorney general said on Tuesday. Read More »

Shares of Kingdom Holdings Spike After Prince Al-Waleed's Release

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The prince, 62, is one of the world's wealthiest people, with investments in several major firms, including Citigroup, Lyft, Twitter and global hotel chains. It was not immediately known what kind of settlement Prince Alwaleed had agreed to. While he was never seen as politically influential, the prince's penchant for fame and his holdings in Western firms made him one of the most talked about Saudi royals overseas. Read More »

Seven killed as vehicle hits land mine in Pakistan

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Both the militants and the Pakistani military use landmines. Six members of the family were killed, one injured. Eyewitness told Dawn News that three women and three men died in the blast. Upper Kurram has been the scene of several bomb attacks targeting Shiite Muslims in the past. The region has lately been the target of suspected U.S. Read More »

Woman Accused Of Killing Her Twin Sister In Hawaii Goes On Trial

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Alexandria, who was driving the vehicle at the time, was in critical condition but survived the plunge and recovered in time for Anastasia's funeral in their hometown of Utica. According to the Associated Press , witnesses saw the twins' vehicle "accelerate forward and then take a sharp left over the cliff". Bervar says there's reasonable doubt of any criminal behavior. Read More »