• China prepares fresh ICO rules, eyes overseas platforms
China prepares fresh ICO rules, eyes overseas platforms

In addition to banning foreign digi-dosh exchanges, China is also said to have banned ads from cryptocurrency websites from appearing in search results in both Baidu and Weibo. It is common for people to use VPNs [virtual private networks] to trade cryptocurrencies, as many exchange platforms relocated to Japan or Singapore ...

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  • Samsung heir handed controversially short jail sentence for corruption
Samsung heir handed controversially short jail sentence for corruption

While Lee was in detention, Samsung Electronics appointed new leaders and continued to outperform. "Again, I feel sorry to everyone for not showing my best side". His first stop after leaving prison was a hospital where his father has been treated since he suffered a heart attack in 2014. He was also convicted of embezzlement and other charges.

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  • Dead goose falls from the sky and knocks a hunter unconscious
Dead goose falls from the sky and knocks a hunter unconscious

That goose fell onto Meilhammer, knocking out two of his teeth and rendering him unconscious. Article is invalid or is no longer published. . That's about the height of a nine-story building. He was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma center by Natural Resources police officers, local sheriff deputies and EMS responders by ambulance to an airpor...

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  • Chief Palestinian Negotiator to Nikki Haley: 'Shut Up'
Chief Palestinian Negotiator to Nikki Haley: 'Shut Up'

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has said it is taking a series of measures to begin "disengaging" from Israel, including seeking action against the latter at the United Nations and the International Criminal Court (ICC). On Dec. 6 of previous year, the US president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, sparking condemnation and ...

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  • North Korea used Berlin embassy to acquire nuclear tech: German spy chief
North Korea used Berlin embassy to acquire nuclear tech: German spy chief

Maassen also noted that the parts for Pyongyang's programs "were acquired via other markets, or that shadow firms had acquired them in Germany". "When we detect something of this sort, we take steps to prevent it", Mr Maassen told German television.

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  • Won't break NDA ties but will fight injustice: AP CM
Won't break NDA ties but will fight injustice: AP CM

At the meeting, Chandrababu Naidu reportedly told TDP MPs to use all possible means, including disrupting Parliament to mount pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government at the Centre. Special package in lieu of special category status (SCS), creation of Vizag railway zone and completion of Polavaram project are the key demands ...

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  • Wells Fargo struck with an unusual growth ban in Yellen's final act
Wells Fargo struck with an unusual growth ban in Yellen's final act

Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Wells Fargo will not be allowed to grow any larger until it can do so without endangering customers. Her term ends this weekend and is to be sworn in Monday as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

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  • 'Malaysia's manufacturing activity to continue to expand in 1H'
'Malaysia's manufacturing activity to continue to expand in 1H'

That growth was boosted by new business flooding in at the fastest rate in over a decade. The final composite output index rose more than initially estimated to 58.8 in January from 58.1 in December. The approach of the US ISM non-manufacturing PMI for January is keeping demand for the US dollar weak today, despite solid forecasts from economi...

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  • Fearing violence, parties want panchayat polls to be deferred
Fearing violence, parties want panchayat polls to be deferred

The bitter truth is that today people from adjacent villages come to throw stones at the security forces during such an operation. The attack has made Kashmiri students apprehensive of going out since their looks give them away. Earlier yesterday, condemning the incident, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has urged the Haryan...

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  • Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to continue talks on joint action plan
Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to continue talks on joint action plan

The two sides discussed the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) - a joint action plan for cooperation in the areas of counterterrorism and reduction of violence, peace and reconciliation, refugees repatriation and joint economic development.

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  • Upsets in India Open singles finals
Upsets in India Open singles finals

Sindhu took charge of things early and from being 1-3 down, she went on to win 12 points in a row in the first game. Zhang, who is a 2016 French Open runners-up, awaits the victor of the match between Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and Thailand's Ratchanok Inthanon at the summit clash.

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  • Snow ice weather warning issued by Met Éireann
Snow ice weather warning issued by Met Éireann

Mr Snell added, a few light wintry showers will push in from the east across England and Wales throughout Sunday, with some sleet showers in southern parts. Overnight into Wednesday will be another chilly night, while the day will generally be cold, crisp and sunny. Isolated wintry showers will persist near coasts with icy surfaces expected.

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  • At Least 2 Dead, 70 Injured in South Carolina Amtrak Train Collision
At Least 2 Dead, 70 Injured in South Carolina Amtrak Train Collision

The lead engine and a few passenger cars came off the tracks on Amtrak 91, which was traveling from NY to Miami. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the two individuals who died as a result of a train collision that occurred near Cayce, South Carolina at approximately 2:35 a.m.

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  • Israel To Retroactively Legalize A Colonialist Outpost
Israel To Retroactively Legalize A Colonialist Outpost

A law that passed in February 2016 allows the Israeli government to retroactively expropriate private Palestinian land where illegal outpost homes have been built, provided that the outposts were established "in good faith" or had government support and that the Palestinian owners receive financial compensation for the land.

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  • Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors suspected hijacked in Africa
Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors suspected hijacked in Africa

As per the reports , a merchant vessel Marine Express which went missing has owned by Mumbai based Anglo-Eastern shipping company. Forty-eight hours after it went missing in the pirate-infested Gulf of Guinea, there is no trace of a merchant ship carrying 22 Indians.

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  • UN agency asks Arab nations for funds after U.S. aid cut
UN agency asks Arab nations for funds after U.S. aid cut

Chairing a meeting of the committee in Cairo, which was formed after the meeting of Arab foreign minister and Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Aboul Gheit in Amman last month, Safadi outlined Jordan's role under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah in addressing the consequences.

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  • China accuses United States of 'Cold War mentality' with new nuclear policy
China accuses United States of 'Cold War mentality' with new nuclear policy

The report says China has added new types of nuclear capabilities - ranging from a mobile intercontinental ballistic missile to a new ballistic missile submarine - "with little to no transparency into its intentions". It enhances deterrence of strategic attacks against our nation, and our allies and partners, that may not come in the form of nucl...

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  • Congress leads in Alwar, Ajmer Lok Sabha bypolls; BJP ahead in Mandalgarh
Congress leads in Alwar, Ajmer Lok Sabha bypolls; BJP ahead in Mandalgarh

With the Congress pulling the rug from under chief minister Vasundhara Raje's feet by winning all the three by-polls - one assembly and two Lok Sabha seats spanning over 17 assembly segments - it is quite evident that the much talked-about "Modi wave" is slowing down.

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