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More than 60 heads of state and government, plus hundreds of business leaders , academics, civil society advocates and celebrities are meeting in Davos from Tuesday to Friday, an event featuring roughly 400 debates and panels on topics like action on the environment, the outlook for Africa, and ways that refugees can contribute to their host countries.
  • Bill Cosby to return to stage before retrial for sexual assault

    Bill Cosby to return to stage before retrial for sexual assault

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    But on one specific visit to his home in 2004, she said Cosby gave her "three blue pills" that blurred her vision and made her feel as though she was "in and out" [of consciousness], according to court documents. Online video footage showed Cosby wearing a sweatshirt and seated on a stool in the club. He is accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home in the Philadelphia suburb of Cheltenham in January 2004, after drugging her and rendering her incapacitated.
  • Mike Pence meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    Mike Pence meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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    Netanyahu welcomed Pence to his office in Jerusalem , Reuters said. In an interview with AFP on Sunday in Brussels , Palestinian foreign minister Riad al-Malki said the European Union recognising the state of Palestine would be "a way to respond" to US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital .
  • Bridges' 31 leads No. 6 Michigan State to sloppy win over IL

    Bridges' 31 leads No. 6 Michigan State to sloppy win over IL

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    The Fighting Illini are still in search of their first Big Ten win. The problem? The Spartans rarely missed if they didn't commit a turnover, and crushed the Illini on the boards. Trent Frazier added 13 points for IL while Leron Black scored 12. Treadwell has spent the past four seasons as as assistant coach at Kent State under head coach Paul Haynes, who was also recently hired as an assistant by Michigan State.
  • Only Hadiya has right to decide on her choices

    Only Hadiya has right to decide on her choices

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    Hadiya's parents refused to accept her marriage to Shafin Jahan, who returned from Oman recently, and they allege that she was being indoctrinated and will be taken to Syria. Hadiya told the Supreme Court that she wanted to be with her husband Shafin Jahan. The bench asked whether a high court can annul the marriage between two adults while exercising its jurisdiction under Article 226, Live Law reported.
  • Coming Storm Looks To Slam Southern Minn. With 10+ Inches Of Snow

    Coming Storm Looks To Slam Southern Minn. With 10+ Inches Of Snow

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    These conditions will create unsafe travel conditions that could shut down roads in some areas. Invitations to open house nights at this observatory, LTO, and EPMO will be posted with future discussions when they are scheduled.Forecasting severe weather and snow amounts via text lead to this column.
  • Natalie Portman Tells Women's March Of 'Sexual Terror' At 13

    Natalie Portman Tells Women's March Of 'Sexual Terror' At 13

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    When asked whether she is going to run for office, she said she's not against the idea. The main event for the 2018 Women's March , entitled " Power to the Polls ", will take place Sunday in Las Vegas, where organizers will launch a national voter registration and mobilization initiative.
  • Russian athletes challenge doping ban at sports court

    Russian athletes challenge doping ban at sports court

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    Russia's short track speed skating star Victor An has been banned from next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after being implicated in allegations of state-sponsored doping, Russian media reported on Monday. However, it's far from clear who exactly is going to the Olympics from Russian Federation. But Russian athletes would still be able to compete at the PyeongChang Games in uniforms bearing the name "Olympic Athlete from Russia" under the Olympic Flag, and the Olympic Anthem will be ...
  • I'm Pleased 'Democrats In Congress Have Come To Their Senses'

    I'm Pleased 'Democrats In Congress Have Come To Their Senses'

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    Nothing will have changed, except the Children's Health Insurance Program will soon be funded for the next six years. The vote is on funding the government through February 8. Now one of New York's most popular tourist destinations, it has been shut down over a dispute in Congress about today's "dreamers", the children of illegal immigrants.
  • Saudi minister calls for extended co-operation

    Saudi minister calls for extended co-operation

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    As the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies including Russian Federation gather in Oman this weekend, achievements including a three-year high in oil prices and rapidly dwindling supply glut may be overshadowed by the risk of becoming victims of their own success .
  • White House doctor gives Trump 'excellent' bill of health

    White House doctor gives Trump 'excellent' bill of health

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    Speaking to reporters during a White House briefing on Tuesday, Dr Jackson said that the president's overall health was " excellent ". He said the president has a coronary calcium score of 133, which other specialists found was "reassuring" because it wasn't significantly higher than previous tests .
  • Former England captain and 1966 World Cup victor Jimmy Armfield dies

    Former England captain and 1966 World Cup victor Jimmy Armfield dies

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    Armfield played 43 times for England, captaining the side 15 times. Oyston released a statement on the club's official website to pay tribute to Armfield, who passed away this morning at the age of 82. " We have many wonderful messages of love and support, for which we are grateful, and moved by all the kind words ". Last spring, the BBC Radio 5 Live producer Gary Flintoff and I spent several hours with Jimmy at the Blackpool home where he and Anne had lived for so long and where they ...
  • Kabul Attack: US Asks Pakistan To Immediately Expel Taliban Leaders

    Kabul Attack: US Asks Pakistan To Immediately Expel Taliban Leaders

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    Some reports suggest the attackers may have entered the hotel via a service entrance, and may have been let in by a kitchen employee. It urged all states, in accordance with their obligations under global law and relevant Security Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the government of Afghanistan and all other relevant authorities in this regard.
  • U.S. government workers awake to shutdown, Senate vote looms

    U.S. government workers awake to shutdown, Senate vote looms

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    He said the debate would commence with a neutral bill and an open amendment process that allows every side of the debate to help craft the legislation. The shutdown formally began on Saturday, the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. Republicans, particularly in the House, drew a hard line that there would be no DACA negotiations until the government is open and are pushing back for a longer short-term funding bill, called a continuing resolution (CR).
  • No deal with Pawan Kalyan: Karne

    No deal with Pawan Kalyan: Karne

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    Jana Sena would take a call on the number of seats it would contest (in the next elections) ahead of the polls based on the feedback from activists and others, he said. "The BJP hasn't recognized the identity of Jana Sena". On Monday, one thing was clear: Pawan Kalyan is a saleable factor in Telangana politics.
  • Watch as Mike Pence speech to Kneset interrupted by angry Arab MPs

    Watch as Mike Pence speech to Kneset interrupted by angry Arab MPs

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    Truman's recognition. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would speak with Pence about Iran's nuclear program and about advancing "peace and security in the region". The Palestinians seek to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital in the light of the UN-proposed two-state solution based on the pre-1967 borders.
  • Bannon told Ivanka she 'doesn't know what she's doing': book

    Bannon told Ivanka she 'doesn't know what she's doing': book

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    Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon sought to put Ivanka Trump in her place, telling her she's "just another staffer" who, furthermore, doesn't know what she's doing. According to Amazon , Kurtz's book offers "exclusive, in-depth, behind-the-scenes interviews with reporters, anchors, and insiders within the Trump White House revealing the unprecedented hostility between the media and the president they cover".