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The House followed the Senate in passing legislation Monday afternoon to reopen the government after the shutdown 266-150. John Cornyn of Texas, indicated that Republican leaders were skeptical that Democrats would budge. The federal government shutdown on Saturday after the Senate failed to reach an agreement on an appropriations bill that had been approved by the House.
  • Dutch Spies Exposed Russian Hackers in US Election Meddling

    Dutch Spies Exposed Russian Hackers in US Election Meddling

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    Agents with the AIVD gained access to the group's headquarters and between 2014 and 2017 passed along information to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency, the report said. USA investigators have reportedly been looking into the hacks and the alleged meddling effort at least since they learned Trump adivser George Papadopoulos, who later pled guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, told an Australian diplomat in May 2016 about dirt Russians had on ...
  • Trump denies he ordered sacking of Robert Mueller

    Trump denies he ordered sacking of Robert Mueller

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    Citing four sources who were told about the incident, the Times reports Mueller ended up keeping his job at the helm of the Russian Federation probe because White House counsel Don McGahn refused to comply with Mr. They have also asked witnesses in recent weeks about whether Trump has tried to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions , whom he has publicly criticized.
  • Kashmiris observe Black Day as India celebrates its Republic Day

    Kashmiris observe Black Day as India celebrates its Republic Day

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    We will be talking to our sister agencies and every other lead to know about the issue. The woman hails from Pune, and the police said an investigation was under way. The ATS claimed that the 18-year-old Class 11 student in Pune was then planning to move to Syria and hence, sent her to a de-radicalisation programme.
  • Canadian sports minister resigns amid misconduct allegations

    Canadian sports minister resigns amid misconduct allegations

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    Late Wednesday night, a public servant in Alberta tweeted that she was told "to avoid being in an elevator with Kent Hehr" on her first day working at the legislature. The encounter left the woman "shocked and surprised". Hehr is one of just two Liberal MPs in Calgary. Harassment of any kind is unacceptable and Canadians have a right to live and work in environments free from harassment.
  • Trump Wants $25B Border Wall for 'Dreamer' Protections

    Trump Wants $25B Border Wall for 'Dreamer' Protections

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    Trump told reporters on Wednesday night. "It's going to happen at some point in the future", Trump said . On the other side, the President has made clear that he wants money - maybe as much as $20 billion in 2018 - just to build a wall along the Mexican border.
  • Australia Day: Thousands protest 'European invasion'

    Australia Day: Thousands protest 'European invasion'

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    Thousands more people rallied in major cities across the country. Australia Day celebrates the 1778 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships Australian shores. In his Australia Day address, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the impact of European settlement on Aboriginal Australians was "tragic" but praised Australia's history as "an overwhelmingly bright story".
  • Saina to clash with Sindhu

    Saina to clash with Sindhu

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    Saina Nehwal advanced to the semi-final of the Indonesia Masters with a win over compatriot and world No.2 PV Sindhu in Jakarta on Friday. The Thai fourth seed got the better of reigning World Champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-17, 21-10 in 37 minutes earlier in the day.
  • Trump Ordered Mueller Fired - But Backed Down

    Trump Ordered Mueller Fired - But Backed Down

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller spent much of 2017 making quiet progress in his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, but that has changed in the new year. The President reiterated that there was no collusion between Russian and his campaign. More than 20 White House personnel have voluntarily given interviews to Mueller's team, Fox News reported on Wednesday.
  • Norfolk Southern Board Approves 18% Increase In Quarterly Dividend

    Norfolk Southern Board Approves 18% Increase In Quarterly Dividend

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    The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 169,502. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $113.24. It also reduced Edgewell Pers Care Co (Call) stake by 60,000 shares and now owns 140,000 shares. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other ...
  • Trump would consider 'substantially better' TPP deal

    Trump would consider 'substantially better' TPP deal

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    Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan's economy minister, said the new CPTPP would be an "engine to overcome protectionism" emerging in parts of the world. With the CPTPP deal reached, both Mexico and Canada will have access to valuable Asian markets, which leaves the U.S.at a competitive disadvantage.
  • Discounted Nutella sold in France leads to chaotic scenes

    Discounted Nutella sold in France leads to chaotic scenes

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    But, it seems it all became too much for some shoppers who got overly competitive when the jars were reduced from €4.50 to €1.40 in an Intermarché store in France. In another, shelves were emptied in 15 minutes. Police were called when people started fighting each other. . "Some customers came the night before the promotion to stash the Nutella pots in other places, so to prevent others from taking them", Jean-Marie Daragon, store manager of the Intermarche in Montbrison, Loire, told ...
  • Jimmy Wong Just Dragged Logan Paul Out For His BS PR Stunt Video

    Jimmy Wong Just Dragged Logan Paul Out For His BS PR Stunt Video

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    The video published on January 24, has since been viewed more than 12 million times but received more than 300k dislikes. Paul later issued a non-apology about underestimating his impact, and YouTube's lukewarm statement acknowledging their mistake in hosting the content came a little too late to save face.
  • Following Montana's lead, NY signs net neutrality order

    Following Montana's lead, NY signs net neutrality order

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    But then, with only five minutes' notice, students in the classroom just 6 blocks from Montana's state capitol looked up from their screens and got an impromptu civics lesson - from the governor himself. "While I believe AT&T is happy with the recent FCC decision on Net neutrality, they see the writing on the wall that the other side will simply not stop", he told the E-Commerce Times.
  • Afrin region urges Syrian state to defend border against Turkey

    Afrin region urges Syrian state to defend border against Turkey

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    He noted that no one can stop the Turkish army. Yildirim added that the operation is also in the interests of Europe as its security begins from Turkey. "We call on the Syrian state to carry out its sovereign obligations towards Afrin and protect its borders with Turkey from attacks of the Turkish occupier.
  • Town manager in ME fired after anti-Muslim comments revealed

    Town manager in ME fired after anti-Muslim comments revealed

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    The town manager's comments were met with backlash over the weekend: The Jackman-Moose River Region Chamber of Commerce in a statement on Facebook called Kawczynski's remarks "shocking and offensive". Kawczynski said he kept his "cultural ambitions" and professional career separate, and he blamed the media for waging an "un-American and totalitarian" smear campaign to silence him.
  • Indo-Pacific Region indispensable to India's future: Modi

    Indo-Pacific Region indispensable to India's future: Modi

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    He said a future of hope for India as well as Asean countries needed "the solid bedrock of peace" in an age of change, disruptions and shifts that comes only rarely in history. After the grand Republic Day ceremony and parade, the Filipino leader will witness the signing of business agreements between the Philippines and India.
  • Veteran Bengali actress Padma Shri Supriya Devi passes away at 83

    Veteran Bengali actress Padma Shri Supriya Devi passes away at 83

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    Born on January 8, 1933, in Mitkina in erstwhile Burma (now Myanmar), Supriya Devi was one of the leading figures of the golden era of Bengali cinema. The actress was popularly known for her Neet portrayal in Ritwik Ghatak's Bengali movie Megha Dhaka Tara. Supriya Devi was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award in 2014.