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Another Navy ballistic missile intercept fails in Hawaii

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According to the federal report, the employee was one of three who received the call but did not hear the exercise warning. An employee who triggered the false alarm has been fired and the head of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has resigned as a result. Read More »

England Women make sure not to leave Sydney empty-handed

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Since the women's world series began in 2012, no team had ever before gone an entire tournament without conceding a point. The men's World Series moves onto Hamilton, New Zealand this weekend. "It was a tough battle out there but I'm proud of us", Parry said."We know off the back of a good defense we're going to win tournaments". "We like to see combined tournaments", the World Rugby chief executive said. Read More »

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says police raided his office

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President Putin's most vocal critic is barred from standing in the election. Navalny warned that authorities planned to clamp down on his youngest supporters, tweeting a screenshot of a text message sent around ahead of the rallies. Earlier in the day, the Russian Police raided Navalny's Moscow office, questioning supporters and shutting off his online television broadcast and detaining some officials. Read More »

Michigan State's trustees board chooses performing president

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Larry Nassar before a September 2016 report in the Indianapolis Star. Beekman will take over the presidency before Michigan State's trustees decide on a permanent replacement for Simon. Simon announced her resignation in an open letter on Wednesday. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos confirmed Friday that her agency also is investigating the Nassar scandal. Read More »

The 'unique' reason why Aston Villa signed Axel Tuanzebe

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The clubs have agreed a deal which will see the 20-year-old move to Villa Park for the rest of the season. " Tuanzebe is a very good player that is not having lots of possibilities to play here", the Portuguese said. He will join up with United loanee keeper Sam Johnston, who has been excellent in goal for Villa this season in keeping 12 clean sheets so far. "If things had been different, I would have recalled Robert Snodgrass from his loan at Aston Villa and we would have done it by now ... Read More »

Swiss Mummy Identified as Ancestor of Boris Johnson

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The identity of the woman, buried in 1787 under the Barfüsser church in Basel , has always been a mystery, the Basler Zeitung reported. Anna Catharina Bischoff's body was uncovered in 1975 while renovations were being done on the Barfuesser church. Read More »

Commuters killed as train derails near Milan

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Over 100 sustained light injures, according to regional emergency official Cristina Corbetta. She said the incident happened at around 7 am (0600 GMT) near Segrate in Milan's northeastern suburbs. The train was headed for central Milan from Cremona with hundreds of commuters on board. A number of rail services in Milan, Italy , have been delayed or suspended in view of the Milan train derailment. Read More »

Path to citizenship for some 'dreamers,' if wall funded

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President Donald Trump is addressing demands that he act on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era initiative providing legal protections for children of illegal immigrants that the Trump White House suspended. "I think your faith can help you get through the good and the bad days", Sanders said. It is unclear whether several of Trump's priorities in October are part of the current negotiations, including the introduction of mandatory e-verify, which proponents say is critical ... Read More »

Om Prakash Rawat appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner

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Prior to his appointment as Election Commissioner of India, Rawat had retired as Secretary to the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Department of Public Enterprises after his retirement. Once that is done come the logistics. "It will ensure that whatever is propagated through social media is known to EC and the EC ensures that it is healthy input for the electorate for furthering free, fair and credible elections", Rawat said. Read More »

Paul Ryan: Home will go spending invoice if Senate approves it

We are waiting for the Senate Democrats to open the government back up", the Wisconsin Republican said on CBS' " Face the Nation " Sunday morning. "We do some insane things in Washington , but this is utter madness", said Ryan. Republicans were all but daring Democrats to scuttle the bill and force a shutdown because of immigration, which they said would hurt Democratic senators seeking re-election in 10 states that Trump carried in 2016. Read More »

Donald Trump Just Revealed His Surprising Exercise Regime

At yesterday's White House press briefing, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson answered questions about Donald Trump's physical and mental health following his first official examination of the President. Petersen said he could not comment specifically on the president's cognitive health. "We talked about diet and exercise a lot", Dr. Jackson said during the briefing. Read More »

Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says

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The president is "very sharp" and "very articulate" in their conversations and does not repeat himself, he said . Even so, Jackson said , the president shows no evidence of heart disease. One person briefed on the meeting said when Durbin got to Haiti , Trump began to ask why we want people from Haiti and more Africans in the U.S. Read More »

Nine killed as fire breaks out in Delhi plastic factory

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anguish at the death of people in the fire. On the other hand, North Delhi Mayor Pretty Aggarwal said, "I received information about the incident on phone at around 9 pm & we immediately rushed to the spot". Read More »

'Almost dead' Halep joins Thiem in last 16 at Australian Open

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Halep said that she now had nothing to lose for the rest of the tournament because "honestly, I thought it's over at that moment [three match points down]". "I didn't feel any pressure". She took a medical timeout to stall Halep's momentum and the Romanian fumed on the baseline as a trainer worked on Davis's toe. Read More »

Boris Johnson proposes 22-mile bridge to connect United Kingdom and France

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Britain and France are now linked by the 32 mile- long (50.5 km) Channel Tunnel , which carries high-speed Eurostar passenger trains, the Eurotunnel Shuttle for road vehicles and worldwide goods trains. Prime Minister Theresa May's office said there were no specific plans for a cross-Channel bridge. Others pointed out that, technically, it's possible. Read More »

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions

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They discovered such impacts caused leaky blood vessels and brain inflammation. "This paper is the best evidence to date CTE is not triggered by concussion, but rather by hits to the head", said lead researcher Dr. Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's brain showed classic signs of Stage 3 CTE. CTE is a condition that can only be diagnosed upon death. Read More »

Abe, Turnbull view Japanese special forces in action

Turnbull's Japan visit took place as both countries' ties with China have recently soured. Turnbull is visiting Japan for the second time, following his first trip in December 2015. Both Mr Abe and Mr Turnbull have both been "energetic advocates" of the agreement. Abe has sought to loosen the restrictions on his country's military and build a network of security relationships with other USA allies and regional powers that share Japan's concerns about North Korea and China. Read More »

President Trump Signs GOP Tax-Reform Bill into Law

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I said that the bill would be on my desk before Christmas, and you are holding me literally to that. This tax plan, with its resulting increase in debt, emboldens their bigger plan to cut those programs. The legislation lowers top individual tax rate from 39.6% to 36%, and is estimated to grant a $2,000 tax break to an average American family of four making $75,000 annually. Read More »

NASA, USGS confirm MI meteorite strike

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Geological Service registered a 2.0 magnitude natural disaster in that area last night. The sight of a meteor shooting through the sky last night sparked fears that Planet Earth was about to be invaded by aliens. It also came with a sonic boom: People also reported the loud sound shook their houses. Meteorites are the surviving pieces that make it to the ground. Read More »

Sandberg, Dorsey to leave the Disney board

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Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey will step down from the Walt Disney Co board of directors in March. In 2017 Twitter signed a deal with the NFL that would allow the company to run a 30-minute show on the social media platform five days a week during football season. Read More »

Florida woman found dead, killed by mistake and 3 people arrested

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The body of Janice Marie Zengotita-Torres was found in Ormond Beach Monday, Jan. 8 after she was reported missing. They later abandoned her vehicle, which cable workers eventually found Monday morning. The hijackers at that point professedly constrained Zengotita-Torres to give them her ATM card and data so they could pull back cash from her record. Read More »

H&M store trashed over 'monkey' advert

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At this stage nothing has been reported to have been stolen. "No arrests have been effected up to so far", Dlamini said . "We are here to tell them". She said the hoodie was "one of hundreds of outfits my son has modelled", and urged people to "stop crying wolf all the time". Protesters were wearing red and dancing and singing outside department stores. Read More »

London mayor calls out Trump's reason for cancelling United Kingdom visit

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Trump blamed the Obama administration for the move, accusing it of selling the old embassy for "peanuts" in a "bad deal". A petition calling for President Trump not to be invited to make an official state visit to the United Kingdom , which was launched before last year's general election, has secured close to 1.9 million signatures. Read More »

'Canada's WTO complaint against USA could scuttle NAFTA'

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And yesterday, a day after the paper tariffs were announced , a complaint against the us that the Canadians had lodged with the World Trade Organization was made public. The confusion over Canadian expectations comes ahead of the next round of negotiations, scheduled to be held in Montreal Jan. 23-28. It follows a series of similar penalties as the United States alleges unfair trade practices by Canada in the form of softwood lumber and Bombardier subsidies. Read More »

Turkey warns citizens against USA travel over security

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Meanwhile, Turkey has since March 2017 been holding Hamza Ulucay, a veteran translator from the United States consulate in Adana, on charges of links to Kurdish militants. The U.S. previous year temporarily suspended visa services to Turkish citizens following the arrest of a local Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul. Read More »