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President Trump's latest approval rating: Numbers best in 7 months, poll shows

President Trump's latest approval rating: Numbers best in 7 months, poll shows

A poll released Thursday indicates otherwise, though, with 48 percent of likely voters approving of his performance amid undiminished media opposition. "Despite the beating they've taken from the Whit...

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US Senate Votes to Fund Government; House Set to Vote

US Senate Votes to Fund Government; House Set to Vote

Rand Paul held up voting on the broad measure in hopes of obtaining recorded votes on reversing spending increases. "I ran for office because I was very critical of President Obama's trillion-dolla...

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Jordan's King Abdullah II due in Islamabad on two-day visit

Jordan's King Abdullah II due in Islamabad on two-day visit

The two leaders also reviewed the regional situation, with particular focus on the Middle East in the aftermath of recognition of Jerusalem by Washington as the capital of Israel. Prime Minister Shahi...

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North Korea's military parades hold nuclear clues

North Korea's military parades hold nuclear clues

She did not interact with any of the mediapersons. Kim Yo Jong is one of Kim Jong Un's closest confidants and she will be the first member of the Kim family to visit the South. It's unclear if t...

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Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang to be -10C

Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang to be -10C

The official Rodong Sinmun newspaper Thursday quoted an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying that the DPRK never begs for dialogue with the United States and it does not have any int...

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PM breaks his silence on 'distressing' Barnaby Joyce matter

PM breaks his silence on 'distressing' Barnaby Joyce matter

But Mr Joyce, who also claimed allowing gay people legal equality could harm Australia's cattle trade, is under fire this week over his own personal life. "That was a tumultuous time and everyone who ...

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Winter Olympic Visitors Reveal What They're Eating At and Around the Games

Winter Olympic Visitors Reveal What They're Eating At and Around the Games

The sensational 15-year-old Alina Zagitova of Russia will take the spotlight in women's figure skating , where a showdown is expected with her fellow Russian teen, Evgenia Medvedeva. His comments com...

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US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders

US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders

So, Democrats are being blamed, not merely for not making up the nine votes needed to get to 60 but for not overcoming the four-vote deficit their own Republican colleagues have caused. The prop...

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Tripura is wearing wrong 'Manik' for 25 years

Tripura is wearing wrong 'Manik' for 25 years

During his visit to the state, he held an election rally in Sonamura where he lashed out at CPIM and the incumbent Chief Minister Manik Sarkar. "The combination of 3Ts (Trade, Tourism & Training) an...

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Republicans are in charge -- it was their shutdown

Republicans are in charge -- it was their shutdown

McConnell and Schumer announced a two-year, $300 billion budget deal that includes $7 billion in funding for community health centers, as well as a four-year funding extension for the Children's Hea...

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'Honey-trapped' IAF Group Captain arrested for giving info to ISI spy

'Honey-trapped' IAF Group Captain arrested for giving info to ISI spy

They allegedly even exchanged intimate messages. "During questioning, he disclosed before officers of Air Force intelligence wing that he was in touch with two women, and had passed on classified in...

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United Nations clears NK official's visit to S

United Nations clears NK official's visit to S

About 54,000 personnel are stationed at the USA base. Despite the scheduled high-level meeting, Pence said there was "no daylight" between the United States and South Korea on their North Korea po...

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Republican Utah Lawmaker Reportedly Spent Taxpayer Money on Hotel for Escort Encounters

Republican Utah Lawmaker Reportedly Spent Taxpayer Money on Hotel for Escort Encounters

The Mail reported that a prostitute, Brie Taylor, said that Stanard hired her twice for sex in 2017. House Speaker Greg Hughes said in a statement it was for "personal and family reasons". It was uncl...

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West Midlands Weather: Cloudy and dry followed by rain

West Midlands Weather: Cloudy and dry followed by rain

Highs in the upper 50s and low 60s. We'll certainly welcome warmer temperatures even if it means dealing with rain showers. Most of us will see rain, but northwest Mass-into the hills and Berkshires...

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Jill Messick Family Calls out Rose McGowan, Harvey Weinstein in Blistering Statement

Jill Messick Family Calls out Rose McGowan, Harvey Weinstein in Blistering Statement

Messick's family also accused McGowan and Weinstein of using her as a pawn in their ongoing public relations battle. She recently said that Messick, who was her manager at the time, failed to support ...

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Taiwan quake death toll rises to 11

Taiwan quake death toll rises to 11

Friday, the two bodies were found next to each other but the woman's was crushed under a pillar, one of the team members said. The couple, who were Hong Kong-Canadian, were identified as Freda and P...

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NEET 2018 application form released at cbseneet

NEET 2018 application form released at cbseneet

The examination for NEET 2018 exam is 6 May 2018. The CBSE NEET is the central level examination that is going to be conducted across India. However, CBSE in a note clarified that the syllabus of NE...

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Winter Olympics Moments To Fill Screens Big And Small

Winter Olympics Moments To Fill Screens Big And Small

Among the 47 subject to the ban stemming from state-backed doping at the 2014 Sochi Games was short track skater Victor Ahn, who was born in South Korea but became a Russian citizen in time for So...

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Hours from deadline, US Congress set to vote to avert shutdown

Hours from deadline, US Congress set to vote to avert shutdown

Mulvaney told federal agencies that they should execute their contingency plans and instructed federal employees to report to work Friday to "undertake orderly shutdown activities". Minority Leader Ch...

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Defense Secretary: No Deportation for 'Dreamers' in Armed Forces

Defense Secretary: No Deportation for 'Dreamers' in Armed Forces

There are now some 850 immigrants serving in the military or awaiting basic training, according to the Associated Press . They joined the armed forces under a program called Military Accessions to ...

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A look inside the DMZ between North and South Korea

A look inside the DMZ between North and South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet with a high-level North Korean delegation on Saturday morning, the presidential office announced on Thursday. "We are not going to use such a sports festiv...

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Facing midnight deadline, U.S. government preparing for possible shutdown

Facing midnight deadline, U.S. government preparing for possible shutdown

Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., a leading advocate for immigrants. "But I would argue that it's time to vote", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said. USA lawmakers are expected to unveil "a ...

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Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

The Lakers also get the Cavaliers' protected first-round pick in 2018. It was blatantly obvious that Thomas did not mesh well with superstar forward LeBron James and an already brutal Cavalie...

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New Zealander arrested for 'producing pornography' in Cambodia released on bail

New Zealander arrested for 'producing pornography' in Cambodia released on bail

Mr Srang added that the provincial court had finished its investigation into the case and sent the information to all related parties. The 10 were arrested on January 25, along with 77 other foreign...

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Legends of the game star in cricket on ice

Legends of the game star in cricket on ice

But it was Owais Shah who proved to be a match victor for Royals and give Shahid Afridi a lead in the two-match tournament. Along with Andrew Symonds chipped in with a handy 40. Former England pla...

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Former prime minister of Bangladesh sentenced for corruption

Former prime minister of Bangladesh sentenced for corruption

He said that all the convicts played identical role in the crime but Zia was given a lesser term taking into account her "age and social status". She took over the leadership of the party after his ...

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Teen driver who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

Teen driver who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

In the footage that surfaced on social media, Sanchez can be seen filming herself while driving and singing along to music as her 14-year-old sister and her friend sat in the backseat. I was stupid, i...

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Congress protests in Rajya Sabha against PM Modi's remark on Renuka Chowdhury

Congress protests in Rajya Sabha against PM Modi's remark on Renuka Chowdhury

It appeared to rub it in further as the ruling party said her laughter was such that it could even scare away children, and it should be shown on the TV. Modi interjected and then said to cheers from ...

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Senate Leaders Reach Two-Year Bipartisan Deal

Numerous more conservative House Republicans have said they will oppose the budget deal due to deficit concerns. Roy Blunt of Missouri, a member of the GOP leadership team. In addition, Democra...

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Bandh observed in AP against ‘injustice to State’

Bandh observed in AP against ‘injustice to State’

Prior in the day, more than 1,300 APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh Surface Road Transport Corporation) transports were ceased in Visakhapatnam amid bandh called by Left gatherings in dissent, news organizatio...

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Apple Sends Out HomePod Shipment Notifications

Apple Sends Out HomePod Shipment Notifications

According to Cue, the HomePod won't allow users to manually adjust sound because the speaker can instead use its built-in A8 chip and AI algorithms to automatically adjust the bass, treble and other s...

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Tullow Oil (TLW) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank

Tullow Oil (TLW) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank

Numis Securities lifted their price target on shares of Tullow Oil from GBX 185 ($2.59) to GBX 215 ($3.01) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. The stock has ...

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US Has 'No Plans' to Meet With North Korean Officials at Olympics

US Has 'No Plans' to Meet With North Korean Officials at Olympics

Pence did not rule out a possible meeting with North Korean officials, telling reporters, "we'll see what happens". "North Korea will get to have a complete image makeover in a world stage", said ...

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Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

After speaking on the floor for a record-breaking amount of time , Nancy took to Twitter to thank everyone for their support, and urged them not to lose focus on what she's working towards. Rep. Lu...

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Texas A&M's recent success to be tested vs. No. 8 Auburn

Texas A&M's recent success to be tested vs. No. 8 Auburn

The Tigers also sit at No. 5 in the RPI and No. 8 in KenPom. Also in double-digits for Auburn are Jared Harper (12.9 PPG; 5.8 APG) and Desean Murray (11.2 PPG; 7.0 RPG). "But we feel better about ...

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House Democrats Resisting Bipartisan Budget Deal Unveiled by Senate Leadership

House Democrats Resisting Bipartisan Budget Deal Unveiled by Senate Leadership

Senate leaders reached a long-term budget deal to fund the government on Wednesday - despite President Trump's desires for a government shutdown and a showdown on immigration . McConnell stre...

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Congress Expected To Vote On Budget To Avert Government Shutdown

Congress Expected To Vote On Budget To Avert Government Shutdown

Despite simmering rebellion among Republicans and Democrats over a bipartisan budget agreement struck on Wednesday to end the logjam, the Senate had been aiming to vote on the deal yesterday...

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More norovirus cases at the Olympics

More norovirus cases at the Olympics

And for the first time ever, there will be no time delay across the United States for the evening Primetime show. Tehran also shares good diplomatic ties and trade relations with South Ko...

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Pistons acquire Ennis from Memphis for Johnson, 2nd-rounder

Pistons acquire Ennis from Memphis for Johnson, 2nd-rounder

Detroit made a major splash last week when it landed star forward Blake Griffin in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. Reed was traded in the deal for Nelson. Griffin will face his former team F...

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Steele Dossier Author

Steele Dossier Author "Was Desperate that Donald Trump Not Get Elected"

Republicans wanted to use the memo to make the case that the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to begin surveillance of 2016 Trump presidential ca...

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