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  • US Citizen Voted President of Somalia

    The presidential election had been due to take place in August, four years after the previous vote in which just 135 clan elders chose MPs who then voted for the country's leader. He had lived in the United States since 1985 when he was sent there with Somalia's foreign affairs ministry. "This victory represents the interest of the Somali people", Farmajo said after taking the oath of office.

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  • Matsuyama out-lasts Simpson for Phoenix crown

    He closed with a five-under par 66 to join Simpson on 267, one stroke in front of South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen . The Fairmont native had just two bogeys over the previous three days to enter the final round five shots off the lead, but carded four bogeys on Sunday, falling back to 9 under to finish in a tie for 24th.

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  • UN Sees Record Spike in Civilian Children Killed in Afghanistan

    UN Sees Record Spike in Civilian Children Killed in Afghanistan

    The vast majority (61 percent) of the casualties past year were attributed to "anti-government elements", mainly the Taliban , but also to the Islamic State group, while 24 percent were attributed to pro-government forces. Of those pro-government forces, it attributed 20 per cent to the Afghan national security forces, 2 per cent to pro-government armed groups and 2 per cent to worldwide military forces.

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  • DNA Leads To Arrest In Strangling Of NYC Jogger

    DNA Leads To Arrest In Strangling Of NYC Jogger

    The 30-year-old woman had gone running near her Queens home on August 2 when she was attacked and strangled. Lewis, he said, "freely gave a buccal swab of his DNA". Police also believe there is only one suspect in this case. Now, they may just get the closure they were hoping for. "We didn't expect.we didn't know when it was going to happen because it happened very quickly", Phil Vetrano said .

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  • Cameroon win Africa Cup of Nations

    Some might think that Cameroon might have already exceeded expectations, but their players will be desperate to win the fifth title. Egypt and Cameroon both have experience in the African Cup of Nations. Cameroon advanced to the finals after beating Ghana 2-0 in the semifinals. "They were coming not to play for the national team but because they had to, because the coach asked them to come".

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  • Louvre attacker believed to be of Egyptian origin

    Cadot said the attacker was also carrying two backpacks but they were later found not to contain any explosives. The incident began at 10:00 local time (09:00 GMT) in the Carrousel du Louvre shopping centre at stairs leading to an entrance to the museum itself.

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  • Positioning for Snap IPO with ETFs (IPO, SOCL)

    The company has made it clear to investors that its advertising business is growing quickly. Revenue soared to $404.84 million in 2016 vs. $58.66 million in 2015, according to Snap's SEC filing. "Any disruption of or interference with our use of the Google Cloud operation would negatively affect our operations and seriously harm our business".

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  • Coast Guard suspending search for Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart after dark

    Coast Guard suspending search for Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart after dark

    EST. His dive partner collapsed after returning to the boat, while Stewart , who signaled he was OK when he surfaced, later disappeared, his parents said. Stewart is from Toronto, Canada. She said her brother may have lost consciousness after doing a third dive that day. Janszen said the Coast Guard has had favorable weather conditions during the search, but the chances of survival greatly diminish after 72 hours.

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  • Government reveal plan for Brexit day after historic vote

    Government reveal plan for Brexit day after historic vote

    The Bill will come to Peers later this month, who have to approve it before Article 50 can officially be triggered. Many pro-EU MPs voiced their anguish at voting against their own deeply-held beliefs to pass the bill, which is expected to receive final approval by the House of Lords next month.

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  • Rex Tillerson Is Officially Our New Secretary Of State

    Rex Tillerson Is Officially Our New Secretary Of State

    A memo dissenting to the president's ongoing immigration ban for migrations from seven Muslim-majority countries has so far gathered over 1,000 signatures in the department, including career diplomats, defying a White House warning. Her committee testimony was such a devastating display of ignorance and opposition to public education that two Republican senators , Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, announced their opposition in speeches on the Senate floor Wednesday.

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  • Mattis to discuss THAAD missile system in South Korea talks

    Mattis to discuss THAAD missile system in South Korea talks

    Mattis held an introductory meeting with Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who said he looked forward to working with the Trump administration. Since taking office, Trump has been issuing orders that upend "longstanding American policy lines", making Mattis' trip and reaffirmation of U.S.

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  • High Drama on Capitol Hill in Trump Nominee Hearings

    High Drama on Capitol Hill in Trump Nominee Hearings

    Just one day after a heated debate regarding the nomination, early Wednesday, February 1, 2017 , the Senate Committee approves Jeff Sessions . "It is unfortunate to see members of this body impugn a fellow senator with whom we have served for years", Cruz said.

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  • Supreme Court slams Tamil Nadu on Jallikattu protest

    Supreme Court slams Tamil Nadu on Jallikattu protest

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today informed the State Assembly that a petition would be filed in the Supreme Court in the next one or two days, to prevent Kerala from constructing check dams across Bhavani river. However, the SC did not strike down the law enacted by the state on Jallikattu. Supporting the people demanding to legalise the sport, Kamal Hassan said that he has been demanding for 20 years and the law to ban it only showed double standards.

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  • Philippines halts deadly crusade on drugs

    Duterte, who apologised to the South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines for Jee Ick-joo's murder , said he was "embarrassed" by anti-drug officers abusing their powers. "You policemen involved in syndicates, let's see what happens now". Mr Duterte said he believed nearly 40 per cent of police officers around the country were involved in graft.

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  • Netanyahu says enemies destined for 'ashbin of history'

    However, after his inauguration, the White House spokesman, Sean Spicer, said several times that discussion about the issue is in its very early stages, hinting no announcements are expected soon. Palestinian officials are demanding an apology from United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for remarks he made saying that a Jewish temple existed atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem .

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  • Trump orders Pentagon to send plan to defeat ISIS within 30 days

    Trump orders Pentagon to send plan to defeat ISIS within 30 days

    Trump also demanded additional means of cutting off financial support to IS, and a "detailed" strategy on how the U.S. will fund this initiative, the document showed. By all appearances, Trump and Mattis have a good relationship and share a belief that the military could use more manpower. He also said the U.S military had been tested after a decade of war, "our longest war", in Afghanistan.

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  • Here's how the Chinese New Year will be celebrated in India!

    Here's how the Chinese New Year will be celebrated in India!

    They get two weeks off during the Chinese New Year season and this is when they go all out, said my suki at the local wet market in Guangzhou where I used to buy my vegetables. One dish he pointed out as a staple is the fish. Eventually villagers discovered that Nian was afraid of loud noises, fire, and the color red - so red became a symbol of good luck.

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  • Chile battles devastating wildfires as global help pours in

    Chile battles devastating wildfires as global help pours in

    Pictures show the ash and charred metal left where homes stood after the flames razed the town of Santa Olga, about 220 miles south of the capital Santiago in the Maule region. Over 4.000 firefighters and servicemen are working at the scene. Fires are common in Chile´s parched woods during the southern hemisphere´s summer.

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  • Russian Federation denies claims of forcing draft Syrian constitution

    Russian Federation denies claims of forcing draft Syrian constitution

    Lavrov went on to say that it would be " wrong " to compare the Iraqi constitution with the Syrian, because " in Iraq, it was about invaders who wrote the constitution and imposed it on the Iraqi people as an uncompromising text ". Lavrov also described a Russian proposal of a draft constitution to opposition groups as an attempt to find "common" points between the opposition and the regime.

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  • Pope takes over Knights of Malta after condom dispute

    The statement said the order's governance would shift temporarily to the order's No 2 "pending the appointment of the papal delegate". Festing's resignation still must be confirmed by the Knights of Malta's sovereign council, which is scheduled to convene on Saturday.

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  • Trump's biggest campaign promises face 'Day 1' test

    Trump's biggest campaign promises face 'Day 1' test

    No special session was held, and lawmakers have only just begun the process to develop that legislation, which would only produce a partial repeal of the program. So far, however, it hasn't turned out that way, and recent indications are that sweeping actions - such as an all-out repeal of Daca - may not be in the cards.

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  • Trump Complys with Election Promises on Immigration

    Trump Complys with Election Promises on Immigration

    The order would also suspend the United States' refugee program for 120 days. Sources briefed on the draft executive order said the list of countries targeted is not yet finalized, but those under consideration ― Syria, Iraq, Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen ― are all Muslim-majority nations.

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  • Russia, Turkey and Iran agree trilateral mechanism to maintain Syrian ceasefire

    Russia, Turkey and Iran agree trilateral mechanism to maintain Syrian ceasefire

    The talks, which focus on extending the cease-fire that came into effect on December 30, 2016, have been brokered by Turkey, which backs the opposition, and Russian Federation and Iran, which support the Assad regime. Syrian state media said the regime had met the Iranian delegation as well as UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura ahead of Monday's talks, to discuss their positions.

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  • Trump US President to receive Mexican president on January 31: White House

    Trump US President to receive Mexican president on January 31: White House

    Mexico sends 85 percent of its exports to the United States under NAFTA and thus been rattled by Trump's repeated vows to review or repeal the trade pact, and to build a wall on the border. Demonstrators in Mexico City have built a mock barricade outside the United States embassy topped by an effigy of Donald Trump in protest at the President's plan to build a border wall.

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  • Trump signs order to roll back United States health care law

    And it's unclear whether Trump and his party have a clear plan as to how to extend coverage to those 20 million people who have health insurance because of the law. Premiums would nearly certainly increase and even more insurers would pull out of the marketplace. If you're anxious about your rights and access to health care under a Trump presidency, remember that you have every right to be so anxious and concerned.

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