• Egypt's Salah named African Footballer of the Year
Egypt's Salah named African Footballer of the Year

Salah beat 2015 victor Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane in a poll by African national team coaches. The Senegal sprinter was one of the favourites to bag the prestigious award but it was the Egyptian who named was echoed in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday.

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  • Bannon: 'I regret' delay in responding to book
Bannon: 'I regret' delay in responding to book

Wolff told BBC Radio in an interview broadcast on Saturday that based on his interviews with the people around Trump that he believed the president was unfit for office. Reagan died in 2004, at age 93, from pneumonia complicated by the Alzheimer's disease that had progressively clouded his mind. Soon after, Trump tweeted: "Jake Tapper of Fake N...

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  • Donald Trump will announce 'Dishonest and Corrupt' Media Awards
Donald Trump will announce 'Dishonest and Corrupt' Media Awards

What's more, Donald Trump will get the press to cover it (which I guess I'm doing right now). 'I certainly don't want to spoil anything, ' she said to laughs. The late-night comedians responded by copying each other in an attempt to get the "Fake News Media" award, expressing the view that receiving an award would be a badge of honor.

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  • Temperatures reach 79-year high as Sydney residents flock to the beaches
Temperatures reach 79-year high as Sydney residents flock to the beaches

At first, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology thought it was the hottest day in Sydney's history, but later found a 47.8-degree day in 1939. A high of 43.4 degree Celsius was recorded at Observatory Hill. Officials issued a fire ban for the region. According to the NSW Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), Penrith beat Sydney's previous record of 47 deg...

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  • Contestants step out of the house to meet their fans
Contestants step out of the house to meet their fans

While some are arguing that no one is a common man after coming on Bigg Boss , there is a bit of logic to what Luv's supporters are arguing about. "Once BB goes off air, she will mostly be offered the TV show", a source told DNA. In the recent episode of Weekend Ka Vaar Rani Mukerji entered the house and had a fun time with the contestants. Hord...

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  • Iranian tanker collides with Chinese ship, 32 missing
Iranian tanker collides with Chinese ship, 32 missing

According to Xinhua reports, the 32 missing crew members from the Panamanian tanker include 30 Iranians and two people from Bangladesh. According to the ministry, all the Chinese nationals on the bulk freighter have been rescued. This is a developing story. Images on Chinese state television show billowing plumes of thick dark smoke. Fortunatel...

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  • Malaysia to resume search for missing flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean
Malaysia to resume search for missing flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean

Ocean Infinity , a Houston-based company, offered the Malaysian government a risk-free undertaking of the project, charging a fee only if it finds the wreckage of the plane. Research vessel Seabed Constructor, leased by exploration firm Ocean Infinity, has set off from South Africa for the Indian Ocean with the aim of arriving in the search zon...

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  • Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold
Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold

The $550 million prize ranks as the sixth-largest all-time in Powerball jackpots. The largest Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million was won in 2012. After taxes, Wanczyk received a check for $336,350,655. If you purchased a Powerball ticket in southeast Louisiana, you may want to recheck your numbers.

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  • Virginia decides tied election by drawing name from bowl
Virginia decides tied election by drawing name from bowl

He left the speaking to House Republican Leader Kirk Cox and his top deputy, Del. The race between Yancey, a three-term incumbent, and Simonds has bounced back and forth since the November election, when Virginia Democrats - fueled by voter anger directed at Republican President Donald Trump - wiped out a 66-34 advantage held by Republicans in th...

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  • Trump, after killing his 'voter fraud' commission, calls for new ID laws
Trump, after killing his 'voter fraud' commission, calls for new ID laws

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has charged two more people with voting illegally less than a day after President Donald Trump dismantled his voter fraud commission. Controversy surrounding the commission only amplified in the subsequent months when one of the panel's Democrat members filed a lawsuit alleging Democrats had been excluded...

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  • Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike
Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike

If the government takes action, the employees must face it. In a joint statement, workers unions said the government had held 21 rounds of talks with them in the last 16 months but had not been able to come to a decision on the wage revision issue.

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  • Uncertainty roils American marijuana industry over feared federal crackdown
Uncertainty roils American marijuana industry over feared federal crackdown

According to industry reports, sales of legal marijuana in California are expected to exceed $5 billion in 2018. "It sends a message to investors that this is a risky business and you ought to stay out of it", said Robert J. Brisk sales began January 1 in Oakland , Berkeley, San Jose, Santa Cruz, San Diego, Santa Ana and beyond. Lawmake...

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  • Triple talaq bill likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today
Triple talaq bill likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Friday blamed the Congress party for stalling the triple talaq bill which was to be presented in the Rajya Sabha . We want equality and respect for the Muslim women, and the Congress is opposing it. The Bill, already cleared by the Lok Sabha, could not be passed in the upper house due to a deadl...

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  • New Zealand set victory target of 316 runs for Pakistan
New Zealand set victory target of 316 runs for Pakistan

Nicholls again played a strong hand near the end, hitting 50 from 53 balls. Williamson, now the No. 4-ranked batsman in the world in one-day cricket, reached his 10th ODI century from 106 balls to lead New Zealand to a record total as it batted after losing the toss.

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  • Trump Justice Department Now Probing Clinton Foundation
Trump Justice Department Now Probing Clinton Foundation

Nick Merrill, a spokesman for Hillary Clinton , told The Hill that the probe was "a sham" and said Sessions was "doing Trump's bidding" by pursuing the case. Yet the current inquiry into the Clinton Foundation is, at least in part, a continuation of a probe that originated before the 2016 presidential election.

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  • UN Security Council meeting on protests a Trump 'foreign policy blunder' - Iran
UN Security Council meeting on protests a Trump 'foreign policy blunder' - Iran

On Thursday, the Kazakh delegation to the United Nations said the Security Council will meet on Friday at 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) to discuss Iran. He also criticized a call by U.S. These protests were followed on Saturday and Wednesday by large demonstrations in support of the government. François Delattre, France's ambassador to the United Nations, ...

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  • Coast Guard: Lost plane's pilot may have passed out from hypoxia
Coast Guard: Lost plane's pilot may have passed out from hypoxia

The pilot of the Cirrus SR-22 took off from Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City Wednesday afternoon after filing a flight plan to land in Georgetown , Texas, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Austin. She told 10/11 News that rescuing dogs can be risky work, but he did it with no complaints. By Wednesday evening, the Coast Guard got a repor...

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  • Iran's leader blames enemies for deadly unrest, USA calls that 'nonsense'
Iran's leader blames enemies for deadly unrest, USA calls that 'nonsense'

The ILNA news agency report quoted Ali Asghar Nasserbakht, a security deputy governor of Tehran , offering the figure of 450 arrests. Judicial officials said they would be severely punished, with the organisers possibly facing a death penalty.

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  • Without Naming Trump, Twitter Says It Won't Block World Leaders
Without Naming Trump, Twitter Says It Won't Block World Leaders

TWITTER announced yesterday it would not block the accounts of world leaders even if their statements are "controversial", citing a need to promote a "public conversation" on political issues. "We are working to make Twitter the best place to see and freely discuss everything that matters". In the latest jibe against the North Korean leader, Mr ...

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  • New Brunswick adds 4200 jobs, unemployment rate drops in December
New Brunswick adds 4200 jobs, unemployment rate drops in December

The region finished the year with 4.6 per cent unemployment in December, down from 10.5 per cent at the end of 2016 and the start of the year, according to Statistic Canada's Labour Force Survey released January 5. "We know the Bank of Canada is back into a rate-hike mode and they are pretty well data-dependent right now in terms of when and ho...

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