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The move to bring the two nations together for the ice hockey tournament has not been universally popular in the Winter Olympic host nation, while it almost collapsed on the eve of the Games when North Korea threatened to withdraw following comments made by United States Vice-President Mike Pence .
  • Trump supports Kelly despite White House departures: aides

    Trump supports Kelly despite White House departures: aides

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    Wynn "has been accused and has been condemned without any due process", Mulvaney said. She pointed out just how unsafe it is that our culture is so ready to question victims of abuse rather than simply believe them. Ms Conway said the job of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was not in jeopardy over his handling of the matter. When photo evidence of one of Porter's ex-wives with a bruised eye came out Mulvaney said that the staff secretary was gone "almost immediately".
  • Dublin rents to rise to €2500 before they start to slow

    Dublin rents to rise to €2500 before they start to slow

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    In Limerick city, rents have risen by 14.8% in the a year ago and the average rent is now €1,004. The average advertised rent is now €756, up 34% from its lowest point. With just 3,150 properties now available to rent across the country, the ongoing dearth of supply is undoubtedly a key factor behind the upwards trend in rents.
  • Ukraine deports Georgian ex-president to Warsaw

    Ukraine deports Georgian ex-president to Warsaw

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    Liza Bogutskaya, an ally of Saakashvili, said on Facebook Monday that he was being driven to the Kyiv airport by authorities and that his supporters would rally to block the airport. "[Poroshenko] is neither a president nor a man", Saakashvili said from Warsaw. Poroshenko said Saakashvili would help Ukraine battle corruption , citing his success of all but eradicating it in Georgia during his presidency there from 2004 to 2013.
  • USA drug companies accused of being 'cheerleaders' for opioids

    USA drug companies accused of being 'cheerleaders' for opioids

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    The remaining sales employees will no longer visit doctors' offices to discuss its opioid drugs. The restructuring comes amid lawsuits filed by Ohio, Alabama and Washington attorneys general who allege Purdue has exacerbated the opioid drug addiction crisis through its sale and marketing of OxyContin .
  • Rohingya Still Not Allowed To Return To Myanmar

    Rohingya Still Not Allowed To Return To Myanmar

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    They urged Myanmar to ensure accountability for the perpetrators of such crimes and to ascertain that the affected people received humanitarian assistance without any restriction. He welcomed the dialogue between the Government of Bangladesh and the Government of the Union of Myanmar on the voluntary repatriation of refugees, and the commitment to global standards on voluntary, safe and dignified return set out in a recent agreement between the two countries.
  • White powder found at former President Obama's DC office

    White powder found at former President Obama's DC office

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    Former President Barack Obama's office in Washington DC has been sent a package containing white powder - a day after a similar package was sent to Donald Trump Jr . His wife, Vanessa Trump, was rushed to hospital after she opened the letter , that contained a threatening note that read: "You're an very bad person and now you get what you deserve".
  • Do Not Drive: Ford 2006 Ranger Pickups

    Do Not Drive: Ford 2006 Ranger Pickups

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    Last month Ford told 2,900 Ranger owners not to drive them after finding out that a West Virginia man was killed by an exploding inflator. Mazda Corp. Ford said it's important to note the driver and passenger airbag inflators in all 2004-06 Ford Rangers built in North America are already under a Takata airbag inflator recall.
  • Pakistanis bid farewell to nation's most prominent activist Asma Jahangir

    Pakistanis bid farewell to nation's most prominent activist Asma Jahangir

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    Bestowed the Magsaysay award and the "alternative Nobel", i.e. the Right Livelihood Award, Jahangir's campaign for human rights and democracy is no less important than that of other Nobel peace prize winners like the Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo, Iranian lawyer Shirin Ibadi or Yemen's journalist Tawakkol Karman, who all fought against the forces of authoritarianism and fundamentalism at great personal risk and sacrifice.
  • Woman pulls wiggling cattle worms from her eyeball, makes medical history

    Woman pulls wiggling cattle worms from her eyeball, makes medical history

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    Doctors collected samples of the worms and sent them to the Centers for Disease Control, which identified the worm as Thelazia gulosa , an eye parasite found in the USA and Canada. Erin Bonura got involved. Standing at the mirror in the galley, she plucked at her eyeball, as if extracting a lens. Of the different types of Thelazia worms , scientists previously believed only two species infected humans.
  • Delhi Police arrest Indian Mujahideen militant who escaped Batla House encounter

    Delhi Police arrest Indian Mujahideen militant who escaped Batla House encounter

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    Khan, wanted in several terror attacks cases, was on the run after his escape during an encounter at a residential building in Delhi, along with some fellow terrorists in 2008. This is another victory for the Delhi Police, as Kushwala said that Ariz was related to Atif Asim, who had been shot dead by the police during the encounter and had been responsible for various terrorist acts.
  • White-powder scare for Trump family in Manhattan

    White-powder scare for Trump family in Manhattan

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    An envelope containing a mysterious white powder that caused a scare at the home of Donald Trump Jr . on Monday may have come from Boston, according to a local report . Michael Cohen, one of the president's personal attorneys, said in a statement, "How disturbed must a person be to do what they did to a mother of five young children?" "You are an bad, terrible person".
  • 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle murder: Donald Smith convicted

    8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle murder: Donald Smith convicted

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    Rayne Perrywinkle , the 8-year-old's mother, was, at first, reluctant, but accepted as soon as Smith told her that his wife has a $100 Walmart coupon. In her 911 call, Rayne Perrywinkle could be heard saying, "He knew when the store was closing". Prosecutors said that less than 12 hours after the video showed Smith leaving the store with Cherish, police stopped his van on Interstate 95 near downtown.
  • Irish PM 'very hopeful' for North Ireland power-sharing deal this week

    Irish PM 'very hopeful' for North Ireland power-sharing deal this week

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    Despite Foster's comments today, yesterday, Theresa May said there was a "basis for an agreement" in Stormont and that a Northern Ireland Executive could be "up and running very soon". "We are committed to real power-sharing, to working for agreement with our unionist partners", she said. This afternoon she met with Leo Varadkar and Theresa May but has yet to meet with the DUP.
  • COMEY CHAOS: Susan Rice's 'UNUSUAL' Email Raises NEW QUESTIONS About Comey's Testimony

    COMEY CHAOS: Susan Rice's 'UNUSUAL' Email Raises NEW QUESTIONS About Comey's Testimony

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    According to Fox News , the January 5 meeting referenced by Rice in her email was attended by included Obama, then-FBI Director James Comey , then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates , then-Vice President Joe Biden and Rice. "He's been victimized by the Obama Administration who were using all sorts of.agencies, not just the FBI & DOJ, now the State Department to dig up dirt on him in the days leading up to the Election, '" Trump said Saturday in a pair of tweets, quoting from a Fox News ...
  • Saakashvili vows to continue fight to topple Poroshenko from the Netherlands

    Saakashvili vows to continue fight to topple Poroshenko from the Netherlands

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    In July, Saakashvili was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship while his was visiting the United States, after it was revealed that that he had provided incorrect information on his citizenship application. "We expect the rule of law as well as the rights of Saakashvili to be upheld", Commission spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said. The deportation on Monday came shortly after a Kiev court rejected his appeal against extradition to Georgia, where he was convicted for abuse of power during ...
  • Donald Trump Jr. Blasts Olympian Adam Rippon Over Mike Pence Drama

    Donald Trump Jr. Blasts Olympian Adam Rippon Over Mike Pence Drama

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    Rippon's mother later said her son did not actually "refuse" to meet with Pence, but instead, did not wish to do so before he competed at the event. Perhaps Trump Jr. But the part about Pence not mentioning the skater even once was wrong. Rippon, the first openly gay US figure skater to compete in the Olympics , helped Team USA win a bronze medal in the figure skating team event on Monday.
  • Prisoner recaptured a year after switching clothes with drugged twin brother

    Prisoner recaptured a year after switching clothes with drugged twin brother

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    The 28-year-old escaped from Piedras Gordas prison on January 10, 2017 after drugging his twin brother Giancarlo Stuard Delgado Herrera during a visit. The arrest of Alexander Delgado Herrera marks the end of a year-long manhunt. It is not clear if the police was tipped off by someone about Alexander's whereabouts or they tracked him on their own.
  • Toronto firefighter located safely in California after going missing in NY

    Toronto firefighter located safely in California after going missing in NY

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    Search crews deploy on Whiteface Mountain. "He contacted her again and they kept him on the phone and asked him to call 911 to get him help as soon as possible", he said at a news conference. "We use the terms "brother" and "sister" and I'm glad that they're not just words". "Everyone's put their egos aside and we've had the single goal of finding Danny and bringing him home", said ORDA's Lundin.
  • Omarosa offered sex to Piers Morgan to win 'Celebrity Apprentice,' he says

    Omarosa offered sex to Piers Morgan to win 'Celebrity Apprentice,' he says

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    On Carlson's show, as in his Tuesday Daily Mail column, Morgan said on the first day of the inaugural Celebrity Apprentice edition, "she sidles up to me, I've never even met this woman". "'What are you? Gay?'" "I don't subscribe to the theory that President Trump is mentally unstable, but this particular decision severely tested my faith", he wrote.