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Theresa May will not last long as prime minister — GEORGE SOROS

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Soros was a supporter of Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton , during the 2016 USA presidential election, pouring millions of dollars into her campaign. While the stock-market rally has stalled, the S&P 500 SPX, -0.36% remains up around 6% since November 8, marking the strongest election-to-inauguration run since Democrat Bill Clinton was re-elected in 1996. Read More »

New Gambia leader says 'rule of fear' is over

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In messages posted on his social media accounts, Barrow said the inauguration was going to take place as scheduled on Thursday in the Senegalese capital, Dakar . Barrow, who had been the party treasurer. Adama Barrow was sworn in as president Thursday in the embassy in Senegal. During the brief inauguration speech, Barrow asserted his new role as commander and chief of Gambia's armed services, ordering soldiers to stay calm and remain in their barracks. Read More »

Malia Obama snags movie studio internship for next move

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Malia Obama has different dreams than her father. While her exact role hasn't been confirmed, the publication claims her internship may be in the marketing or development departments. The first family was reportedly headed for a Palm Springs, Calif., vacation after the inauguration. The film house is known for many of its award-winning and blockbuster films including The Imitation Game, The Hateful 8 and The King's Speech . Read More »

Six people found alive at Italian hotel buried by avalanche

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At least four people have been confirmed dead, and about 20 are still missing, as the rescue effort continues in hard conditions. Rescuers were still trying to get to other areas isolated by the avalanche, Gentiloni said, and authorities were hoping to bring power back to as many as 90,000 people who were left in darkness overnight from the extreme weather. Read More »

Ten Earthquakes Hammer Italy in Four Hour Span

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Almost five hours later, no serious damage or injuries had been reported, although some abandoned rural structures weakened by last year's quakes had collapsed. The bell tower of the town's Sant'Agostino church, badly damaged in August, finally collapsed. Tremors were reportedly felt not just in cities close to the quake, but also in Rome , over 100 kilometres (60 miles) away. Read More »

China presses USA to reject Taiwanese delegation to inauguration

Taiwan is the US' ninth-largest trading partner, and the United States is Taiwan's second-largest, the US State Department says. Yu, a member of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party, will be accompanied by Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung, DPP member Chen Ting-fei, Kuomintang lawmaker Ko Chih-en and Freddy Lim, the founding leader of the New Power Party of Taiwan. Read More »

CBI 'scared' of Sisodia: Kejriwal

Later it was made a decision to start "Talk To AK". Sources said the agency has registered a preliminary inquiry against Mr Sisodia. The complaint has alleged that the government went ahead with the proposal despite objections from the Principal Secretary. Read More »

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness retires from politics

I am not physically able to continue in my current role and have therefore decided to make way for a new leader. He said he would not seek re-election in the March 2 poll. Martin McGuinness has announced that he is to retire from frontline electoral politics. He described Mr McGuinness as "unstinting" in his efforts to secure the stability of the power-sharing institutions in the North and "to advance reconciliation between the unionist and nationalist communities". Read More »

Putin Accuses Obama Administration Of Trying To Undermine Trump's Legitimacy

In 2014 during an interview with the Fox News Trump supported former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who called Russian Federation a geopolitical enemy number one. But I doubt that Trump fell for it". The allegations claim Russian Federation has damaging information about the USA president-elect's business interests, and salacious video evidence of his private life, including claims of using prostitutes at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Moscow. Read More »

Sisters Kimberly and Kelly Yates who went missing in 1985 FOUND ALIVE

Authorities believe Elaine Yates left the home with her daughters after having a domestic dispute with their dad. As of Tuesday, she was en route to Rhode Island, after waiving extradition and being arraigned in Houston, police said. Cops cracked the case thanks to an anonymous tip they were given two days before Christmas. Police said Kimberly and Kelly Yates were "interviewed", but their current identities will not be released. Read More »

SpaceX returns to flight

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It marked the company's first launch since a Falcon 9 rocket exploded at Cape Canaveral, Florida, in September. The private space exploration company headed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:54 a.m. Read More »

Ordinary Cubans fret about end to USA immigration policy

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Obama said in a statement that "by taking this step, we are treating Cuban migrants the same way we treat migrants from other countries ". The Obama Administration announced late Thursday that it plans to stop granting residency protection to Cubans who enter the United States without a visa. Read More »

United States tanks and troops arrive in Poland

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Polish defence minister Antoni Macierewicz said the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation deployment puts an end to Russia's influence in the region. For many Poles wondering whether Russian Federation has expansionist motives after the annexation of Crimea, the troops' arrival was cause for celebration. Read More »

U.S. to lift 20-year trade embargo against Sudan

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The controversial move on Sudan, which lifts some parts of a USA trade embargo in place since Bill Clinton's administration, came in response to " Sudan's positive actions over the past 6 months ", including " cooperation with the United States on addressing regional conflicts and the threat of terrorism ", according to an executive order by Obama published by the White House. Read More »

Armed civilian saves ambushed Arizona trooper, kills attacker

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The motorist, whose identity is being withheld, is credited with saving the life of Trooper Edward Anderson after he had been shot in the right shoulder and chest on Thursday morning, said The Associated Press . DPS says there will be a lengthy closure during the investigation. Yet another driver stopped and used the trooper's radio to alert authorities. The man was on top of the officer and "getting the better of him", according to Department of Public Safety Director Frank Milstead. Read More »

M&S sales grow under new boss

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Marks & Spencer has enjoyed a return to sales growth in its struggling clothing arm for the first time in almost two years , with chief executive Steve Rowe saying he was pleased with the customer response to its new lines over Christmas. Stock into sale during the quarter declined by around 7%, M&S noted, with one fewer clearance event than a year ago. As a result of this, full-price Clothing & Home sales rose in the period. Read More »

Investigations into fatal Qld light plane crash underway

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IN AN exclusive interview with The Observer, owner of 1770 Castaway Bruce Rhoades hailed his "best mate" Les "Woody" Woodall a hero after the plane he was flying crashed into the sand at Middle Island. "There were two planes". After seeing the wreckage on the beach Mr Rhoades said he broadcasted a mayday call to alert emergency services and landed his plane 100m from the crash. Read More »

Hunt for Shooter of US Official in Mexico

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An American citizen was arrested in Mexico for attempting to assassinate a USA consular official in a Guadalajara parking lot. Zia Zafar, 31, from Chino Hills, California, arrived in Virginia Monday night. Photos attached to the affidavit show the gunman before, after and even during the shooting, which Mexican authorities called a "cunning and cowardly attack". Read More »

United States jury sentences Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof to death

Roof did not explain his actions to jurors, saying only that "anyone who hates anything in their mind has a good reason for it". Earlier, Assistant U.S. The gunman sat with the Bible study group for about 45 minutes. He ended by reminding jurors that they had each agreed to stand up for their opinions during deliberations, as Olgin reported , and that a death sentence would require a unanimous decision. Read More »

Video captures shooting of U.S. consular official in Mexico

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Surveillance video of the attack shows the gunman following the official in a parking garage. KRQE.com ❯❯ Save or Share this Page via. A special unit "detained the attacker of the consular official", the Jalisco state prosecutor's office said on Twitter, without specifying when he was caught or a possible motive for the attack. Read More »

Indian state elections to begin next month will test PM Modi

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The five Assembly elections are the first major test after demonetisation. Meanwhile, BJP appears upbeat on its prospects in states like Punjab, Manipur and Uttarakhand. A total of 690 assembly constituencies will go to polls in these elections. Twenty-three of these have been reserved for Scheduled Tribes candidates. Read More »

Taiwan Leader Urges China for 'Calm' Talks as Pressure Grows

Trump broke with decades of USA protocol after his presidential election win when he accepted a congratulatory call from Tsai. Panama does not expect any change in its relations with Taiwan or China, a senior official from the isthmus nation said on Friday, despite increased pressure from Beijing on Taiwan's allies to sever ties. Read More »

JonBenet Ramsey's brother sues CBS for $750 million over TV special

In the special, details and speculation are provided as to how Ramsey could have killed six-year-old JonBenet, which he says damaged his financial health and reputation and caused mental anguish. Police have since collected and studied thousands of pieces of evidence but no-one has been charged with the killing and the case remains open. He and parents John and Patsy were all cleared by prosecutors in 2008 based on DNA evidence. Read More »

Amd strained relations, Pakistan releases 220 Indian fishermen

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The Edhi Foundation arranged food, travel expanses of the special train from Karachi to Lahore as well as buses to shift them from the railway station to the Wagah border. "The interior ministry ordered the release of the 220 fishermen while 219 are still in our custody", Sehto said. The leaders demanded that Indian government should reciprocate and release around 150 Pakistani fishermen languishing in Indian jails. Read More »

Seal smashes cars in Australian neighborhood

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William Gregory, a resident of Launceston suburb of Newstead, was scared out of his wits when he saw a 200kg Australian fur seal sitting on the roof of his auto after he woke up on 26 December, which is celebrated as Boxing Day. Once Parks and Wildlife officials showed up, they blocked off the area, subdued the seal using several tranquilizer darts and then put him in the back of a truck. Read More »