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Perhaps to prove the point that a new party chairman was needed, the Tories initially sent a tweet out congratulating Chris Grayling as the new chairman before quickly deleting it. Others such as James Cleverly and Tom Tugendhat could fare well, although they may have to wait until junior minister appointments are revealed, which is expected tomorrow.
  • Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

    Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

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    The roommate said a man followed Roland to her home in the truck, circled back around, parked behind her in her driveway and sped away when Roland exited her vehicle. "I am buying an iPad", it read. She wrote: "Hi guys, as of January 7 we have filed a missing persons report for Courtney Roland ". "The last communication was via text at 12:30 am January 7".
  • Theresa May to reshuffle cabinet tomorrow

    Theresa May to reshuffle cabinet tomorrow

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    Downing Street sources indicated the reshuffle was expected to be conducted over two days, with junior and middle-ranking ministerial appointments likely to continue into tomorrow. The Prime Minister needs to replace her former de-facto deputy, Damian Green, who she sacked almost three weeks ago after he admitted lying about computer porn allegations.
  • Kailash bar fire: Five employees killed in Bengaluru

    Kailash bar fire: Five employees killed in Bengaluru

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    Five men were killed on Monday in a fire at a bar here, police said. The victims, including a woman, were employees of the eatery and were sleeping inside the restaurant when it got engulfed in flames. The incident comes after a fire broke out on the first floor of Shiv Shakti Industrial building in Mumbai's Lower parel area on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Swami (23), Prasad (20) and Mahesh (35), all natives of Tumkur; Manjunath (45) a native of Hassan and Keerthi (24) a ...
  • Donald Trump will announce 'Dishonest and Corrupt' Media Awards

    Donald Trump will announce 'Dishonest and Corrupt' Media Awards

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    That's when President Trump will return to reality TV by hosting what he calls the " Most Dishonest and Corrupt Media Awards " presentation. Fox News was not part of this competition. Trump frequently rails on the media and accuses reporters and networks of being "fake news". "There's no point in pretending that some journalists are anything more than peddlers of falsehoods and liberal propaganda", it said.
  • Pulse gunman's widow knew 'he was going to do something bad'

    Pulse gunman's widow knew 'he was going to do something bad'

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    Salman's attorneys have denied her involvement in the mass shooting at the LGBT nightclub, however. In the statement Salman gave on June 12, 2016, in the wake of the shooting, she told federal authorities that her husband was angered by the treatment of Muslims in the Middle East and meant to retaliate against Americans, USA Today reported .
  • Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas day

    Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas day

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    The fact many Eastern Orthodox now celebrate Christmas on December 25 adds to the confusion, especially since those who celebrate on January 7 are still really celebrating on December 25. In August, Theophilos himself denounced an Israeli court ruling upholding deals made before his appointment between the church and Israeli pro-settlement organisation Ateret Cohanim for two hotel properties near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of East Jerusalem.
  • Peter Sutherland, former WTO director general and BP chair, dies at 71

    Peter Sutherland, former WTO director general and BP chair, dies at 71

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    President Michael D Higgins said: "It is with sadness that I have learned of the death of Peter Sutherland, former attorney general, European commissioner and director general of the GATT/World Trade Organisation". He later became an influential businessman and, among his other roles, served as chairman of investment bank Goldman Sachs for 20 years up until 2015.
  • Lawmakers oppose H-1B curb plan

    Lawmakers oppose H-1B curb plan

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    If the proposal passes, 500,000 to 750,000 Indian H-1B visa holders could be forced to leave the US, according to IndiaToday.in. The Trump administration's plan to consider big changes in the H-1B visa program potentially affecting hundreds of thousands of foreign workers - as reported by the San Francisco Chronicle and the McClatchy News Service - must be handled with extreme care, for it could disrupt the US economy.
  • US Treasury Department sanctions Iranian firms

    US Treasury Department sanctions Iranian firms

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    They were listed as Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Eslami Research Center, and Shahid Shustari Industries. The Trump administration certified Iran's compliance twice previous year, but in October Trump for the first time declined to certify, pointing to Iran's ballistic missile development and other matters which he said were in violation of the "spirit" of the deal.
  • Great opportunities for India-ASEAN collaboration: Singapore minister

    Great opportunities for India-ASEAN collaboration: Singapore minister

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    In Jakarta on Saturday, Swaraj inaugurated the 5th Round Table of ASEAN India Network of Think-Tank. Her remarks come amid China's belligerence in the South China Sea and growing influence in the Indian Ocean region. "Our Northeast region will prosper when it is better connected to southeast Asia and the Northeast becomes our bridge to southeast Asia". Prime Minister Narendra Modi last Sunday said Republic Day celebration in 2018 would be "remembered through the ages" because the ...
  • Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book

    Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book

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    While Trump said he never spoke to Wolff for the book, the author said he spoke to Trump both during the campaign and after the inauguration. He used Sloppy Steve Bannon, who cried when he got fired and begged for his job. And what they mean by that is he has a need for immediate gratification. Reporters asked White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday to respond to the book's suggestion that Trump is mentally unfit for office.
  • Newport County knock Leeds United out of FA Cup

    Newport County knock Leeds United out of FA Cup

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    After McCoulsky's headed victor, Leeds's day went from bad to worse when Saiz was sent off in stoppage time. "This is much better beating Championship teams like Leeds ", said Newport manager Michael Flynn . The England goalkeeper, returning to the club where he started his career, was handed a cap from the crowd as he battled against the slanting winter sun.
  • Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China

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    The 21-strong crew aboard the Hong Kong-registered CF Crystal have all been rescued and the ship was not severely damaged. A tanker carrying oil from Iran to South Korea was ablaze and spilling its cargo off eastern China Sunday after a collision with a cargo ship which left 32 tanker crew members missing.
  • Eight refugees die in shipwreck off Libya

    Eight refugees die in shipwreck off Libya

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    The Italian coast guard, which coordinates rescues in global waters off Libya's coast, said an aircraft on patrol for a European anti-smuggling operation had spotted the dinghy, which was in difficulty Saturday morning. The smugglers routinely crowd much more than 100 people into motorized rubber dinghies created to hold far fewer, aiming to maximize profits on the route from lawless Libya toward southern Europe.
  • Frosty night in store as temperatures to fall to -5 degrees

    Frosty night in store as temperatures to fall to -5 degrees

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    It will turn very cold with lowest temperatures falling to between -2 and -5 degrees with a widespread severe frost. Tonight will be dry with good clear spells and northeasterly winds will ease. Northeast to easterly winds will be light but moderate to fresh near eastern and southeastern coasts. "Becoming milder with highest temperatures 3 to 8 degrees".
  • Jake Tapper Cuts Off Stephen Miller After Deeply Strange Interview

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    Tapper also said to Miller that "There's one viewer that you care about right now", referring to President Trump, who has denounced Bannon since the book's publication. Per the book Fire and Fury written by Michael Wolff , which has salacious claims against the president including attacks on his mental state and asserting that Trump did not actually want to win the presidency, Miler said, "The book is best understood as a work of poorly written fiction".
  • Tevez contract terminated by Shanghai Shenhua

    Tevez contract terminated by Shanghai Shenhua

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    Shanghai Shenhua announced the nearly inevitable news on Saturday, thanking him for his service. A year later, he was on his way to Juventus, where he played two seasons before switching back to Boca Juniors . After winning the Libertadores Cup and Intercontinental Cup titles, Tevez enjoyed spells at Brazilian side Corinthians and West Ham before a successful period in Manchester, where he won Premier League titles with both United and City.
  • Wolves-Pelicans game recap

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    New Orleans came away with a win after beating the Utah Jazz , 108 - 98; Pelicans take control with 12-1 run to close 3Q. But the Wolves held Jrue Holiday , who averaged 21 points per game in December, to single digits for most of the game.
  • Russian Federation and Syrian airstrikes kill 17 civilians in east Ghouta, says NGO

    Russian Federation and Syrian airstrikes kill 17 civilians in east Ghouta, says NGO

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    He said those killed also included two people in the district of Madira and three in Erbin, adding that 35 people were also wounded in the three areas. The region was once a hotbed of protest against President Bashar Assad's government. Kommersant cited two sources as saying that four Su-24 bombers, two Su-35s fighters, an An-72 transport plane were hit in the attack by "radical Islamists", and 10 Russian military personnel injured.