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CAS fully upholds 28 appeals filed by disqualified Russian athletes

CAS fully upholds 28 appeals filed by disqualified Russian athletes

In a decision that could allow some of them to compete in the Winter Olympics, the top sports court ruled there was "insufficient" evidence that the athletes had benefited from a system of state-spons...

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Turkish border guards are shooting at Syrian refugees, rights group says

Turkish border guards are shooting at Syrian refugees, rights group says

The seventh one was killed in a YPG attack on the border, without giving further details. "No civilian has been harmed in Operation Olive Branch" by Turkish forces or their allied Syrian militias, T...

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Russian pilot killed after plane shot down by Syrian rebels

Russian pilot killed after plane shot down by Syrian rebels

Russia's Defense Ministry said that the aircraft was downed by a MANPAD portable surface-to-air missile during a flight around the de-escalation zone in the province. In fact, Rami Abdel Rahman of the...

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Israel Postpones Polish Official's Visit in Holocaust Row

Israel Postpones Polish Official's Visit in Holocaust Row

In Warsaw, the director of the American Jewish Committee's Central Europe office, Agnieszka Markiewicz, described it as "a very sad day for Poland when lawmakers adopt a measure that has provoked ...

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What Lies Ahead During Tillerson's Latin American Odyssey

What Lies Ahead During Tillerson's Latin American Odyssey

Mr Tillerson noted that China was now the largest trading partner of Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Peru. Mexico is trying to prove itself a good US ally in hopes of getting a favorable outcome ...

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Justin Timberlake makes pre-Super Bowl gaffe

Justin Timberlake makes pre-Super Bowl gaffe

Having him back this year is a surprise move by the NFL after the nipple heard round the world brought a lot of heat on the league and broadcast itself. That's big deal in our house. Whether or not ...

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US' Mattis says concerned about Syria's potential use of sarin gas

US' Mattis says concerned about Syria's potential use of sarin gas

The Pentagon chief cited reports from NGOs and rebel groups in the battlefield who say the chemical weapon has been used, although he stressed that the United States now has no evidence to support tho...

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Workers trapped underground, thousands of lives at risk

Workers trapped underground, thousands of lives at risk

Sibanye-Stillwater says it's unclear how much longer miners will have to spend trapped underground. Without electricity, lifts could not bring the night shift workers to the surface, but they "appea...

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Draft Trump budget slashes clean energy research by 72 percent

Draft Trump budget slashes clean energy research by 72 percent

This is reported by the Washington Post , that has obtained draft budget documents. The White House issued a statement that said: "We don't comment on any leaked or pre-decisional documents prior to ...

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Life Ban on Russian Athletes lifted by CAS

Life Ban on Russian Athletes lifted by CAS

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Why Shares of Thomson Reuters Surged Today

Why Shares of Thomson Reuters Surged Today

Reuters News will continue to have complete editorial independence from F&R and Thomson Reuters , as it does today, according to a joint statement by the consortium. Its archrival, Bloomberg LP, l...

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United States prosecutors drop corruption case against Sen. Menendez

United States prosecutors drop corruption case against Sen. Menendez

Prosecutors accused Menendez of trading political favors from 2006 through early 2013 after Melgen plied him with rides on his private jet, rooms at luxury hotels, a stay at Melgen's posh villa in the...

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CDC director resigns amid concerns about conflicts of interest, tobacco stock purchases

CDC director resigns amid concerns about conflicts of interest, tobacco stock purchases

Lloyd said HHS Secretary Alex Azar , the former drug company executive who was just sworn into office earlier this week, accepted the resignation after Fitzgerald "advised him of both the status o...

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Spain: Authorities Recover Four Tons of Stolen Oranges

Spain: Authorities Recover Four Tons of Stolen Oranges

The oranges were all over the two vehicles and authorities suspected that they just didn't pick them off the ground, like one of the people told them. They also did not have the paperwork to carry tha...

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Steve Wynn Calls Sexual Harassment Allegations A 'Distraction' In RNC Resignation Letter

Steve Wynn Calls Sexual Harassment Allegations A 'Distraction' In RNC Resignation Letter

The chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts and one of the biggest names in Las Vegas, Mr Wynn's iconic Bellagio hotel is one of the largest and most lavish casinos on Las Vegas' glitter-dusted Strip. St...

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Pistons acquire Blake Griffin from Clippers

Pistons acquire Blake Griffin from Clippers

At the end of the two-hour fete, Griffin rose and spoke, telling teammates, his coach and the owner, "I want my legacy to be a Clipper". Sorry, Clippers fans. Detroit is scuffling as well. If the l...

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Alex Smith on the Browns: 'They've acquired nowhere to go however up'

Alex Smith on the Browns: 'They've acquired nowhere to go however up'

Smith threw 102 touchdown passes with 33 interceptions for the Chiefs , making him one of three quarterbacks with 100-plus TD passes and fewer than 40 interceptions in the past five years. Cousins ha...

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Trump orders Guantanamo detention center to stay open

Trump orders Guantanamo detention center to stay open

During his 2016 election campaign for the USA presidency, Trump pledged to keep the facility open, saying, "We're gonna load it up with some bad dudes , believe me, we're gonna load it up". "And in ...

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South Korea says will begin joint training at North Korean ski resort

South Korea says will begin joint training at North Korean ski resort

From the streets of Seoul to the European parliament a new generation of North Korean defectors is stepping into the limelight, telling their personal stories to highlight the human rights abuses in t...

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Economic Survey: 'Avg inflation during 2017-18 lowest in six years'

Economic Survey: 'Avg inflation during 2017-18 lowest in six years'

The survey said that the reform undertaken previous year will make GDP to reach 6.75 percent this fiscal and will rise to 7 to 7.5 percent in 2018-19. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ...

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Poor iPhone X sales put Apple stock in freefall

Poor iPhone X sales put Apple stock in freefall

Apple is expected to maintain a total production target of 30 million units for lower-priced models such as the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Typically, Q4 is a very good quarter for iPhone sales. When App...

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Kingdom Holding shares surge on Prince Alwaleed's release

Kingdom Holding shares surge on Prince Alwaleed's release

The source declined to give further details, but confirmed that Prince Alwaleed would remain head of the Kingdom Holding. He was under detention under anti corruption purge along with over 200 princ...

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Hillary Clinton Reads 'Fire and Fury' at the Grammys

Hillary Clinton Reads 'Fire and Fury' at the Grammys

Just no one tell her that some of the biggest hit makers in the history of art - like The Rolling Stones , The Beatles , Jimi Hendrix , and Bob Dylan - all had highly politicized music. "We know...

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Separatists Reportedly Capture Government HQ in Aden

Separatists Reportedly Capture Government HQ in Aden

On Sunday afternoon, coalition planes flew over the city. A resident in Aden said that forces of the Presidential Guard unit deployed in Aden and opened fire against the anti-government proteste...

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Gunmen attack Kabul military academy: Security sources

Gunmen attack Kabul military academy: Security sources

Security forces have blocked off all roads in the area, Afghan media outlet Tolo said. Reports say some of the gunmen have been killed in the attack. The Taliban claimed both attacks. The milita...

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