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Egyptian Political Figures Call to Boycott Elections due to Undemocratic Climate

Egyptian Political Figures Call to Boycott Elections due to Undemocratic Climate Anan's family said late on Saturday that he is being held at a military prison, without providing any details. It leaves Sisi as the sole candidate in the presidential election. Presidential hopefuls must collect endorsements from at least 20 lawmakers, or at least 25,000 registered voters, with a minimum of 1,000 signatures from each of at least 15 provinces. [Full Article...]

White House Goes To War With DOJ

First, a bit of background: The Nunes memo is reportedly a four-page document that is supposed to show various alleged intelligence collection abuses tied to the Russian Federation investigation and the Trump campaign. "Then let's talk about releasing more ". According to the memo, Rosenstein extended the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) order on Page, a former Moscow-based ... [Full Article...]

Russian paralympics team banned from Winter Olympics in March for doping

Russian paralympics team banned from Winter Olympics in March for doping The agreement is similar to that put in place to allow able-bodied Russian competitors to take part in next month's Winter Olympics that precede the Paralympics. After a review, the IPC said in a statement on Monday that "it is maintaining the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC)". The athletes recently took part in a cross-country skiing race in the World Cup in Germany. [Full Article...]

Republicans show little urgency on legislation to protect Mueller

Republicans show little urgency on legislation to protect Mueller Mueller, and I'll be glad to pass it tomorrow", Sen. While President Trump has obviously not acted on that desire, he's certainly been active in his condemnation of the investigation and that it is so-called "fake news". Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Chris Coons , D-Del., would allow the counsel to appeal a dismissal after the fact. "I think what happened here is the president had a bad idea", Col... [Full Article...]

Michigan State's Tom Izzo 'definitely not retiring', supports survivors

Michigan State's Tom Izzo 'definitely not retiring', supports survivors The sentencing hearing that allowed the young women to give a face and a voice to their abuse to millions of television viewers did what almost 18 months of lawsuits and disclosures by some of the most high-profile gymnasts in the country could not: Move the needle enough to spur significant action. [Full Article...]

Chris Stapleton Claims Best Country Album at 60th GRAMMY Awards

Chris Stapleton Claims Best Country Album at 60th GRAMMY Awards Stapleton Fan Club pre-sales will begin Tuesday, February 6 at 10:00am local time. Stapleton won three Grammy Awards on Sunday : Best Country Album (" From a Room, Volume 1 "), Best Country Song (" Broken Halos ") and Best Country Solo Performance ("Either Way"). [Full Article...]

Falcon Heavy: Massive SpaceX rocket lights 27 engines

Falcon Heavy: Massive SpaceX rocket lights 27 engines The Falcon Heavy , which is three times more powerful than the company's current flagship spacecraft, the Falcon 9, will lift off from Launch Pad 39A, the same pad use for NASA's launching of Apollo missions and space shuttle flights. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu confronts Putin over Iran's actions in Syria, Lebanon

Netanyahu confronts Putin over Iran's actions in Syria, Lebanon Netanyahu was accompanied by the head of Military Intelligence Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevi, among other officials. In fact, as a clear symbol of its growing influence in the region, Putin is set to host a two-day Syrian "congress of national dialogue" soon in the southern Russian city of Sochi as the civil war in that country winds down in Assad's favor thanks to Russian and Iranian-backed forces. [Full Article...]

Software sector grew 8% in fiscal 2016-17

Software sector grew 8% in fiscal 2016-17 Growth has been hit by the introduction of a new national goods and services tax (GST ) a year ago and by a controversial 2016 move to withdraw all high-value banknotes from circulation. Shah. "The forecast builds in some risks to growth, particularly the oil price risk". For the first time, a chapter on science and technology was added to the Economic Survey 2017-18. [Full Article...]

In Paris, due to flooding evacuated people

In Paris, due to flooding evacuated people The Seine river, which runs through Paris , kept rising on Sunday and led to the evacuation of about 1,500 people, police said. In normal times, the river measures about 5 feet on the Austerlitz scale. Flooding caused destruction in Paris in 1910 when the Seine rose by 8.65 metres, although no deaths were recorded there. More favourable weather is expected for the week ahead, and Vigicrues ... [Full Article...]

Secret talks to extend Brexit transition period as United Kingdom ministers clash again

Secret talks to extend Brexit transition period as United Kingdom ministers clash again But Jacob Rees-Mogg - who leads a group of more than 50 Conservative Brexiteer MPs and made the "vassal state" comment - warned that staying closely aligned to the European Union risked reducing Brexit to a "damage limitation exercise". [Full Article...]

Monster Hunter World, Street Fighter V Crossover Gets a New Trailer

Monster Hunter World, Street Fighter V Crossover Gets a New Trailer The Monster Hunter games have always been massive experiences that take a long while to sift through, but World may be the biggest yet. I wasn't sure if I had to be on the PlayStation itself to purchase using a coupon. The review will arrive soon but, for now, we have a plethora of Monster Hunter: World guides for you to check out as you dive into your hunting career. [Full Article...]

We won't allow the Taliban to win

The blasts took place in an area near the Marshal Fahim Military Academy in Kabul , Reuters reported. The bomb was detonated in the Afghan capital of #Kabul Saturday (Jan. The recent attacks show security is still a concern in Afghanistan more than 16 years after the US -led military action overthrew the Taliban. In October, 176 people were killed in bomb attacks across Afghanistan... [Full Article...]

Deadly clashes split ranks of Gulf allies in Yemen war

Deadly clashes split ranks of Gulf allies in Yemen war By evening, some shops were open but the streets were mostly deserted. The separatist Southern Transitional Council had planned a rally for Sunday to demand that the country's internationally recognised president, Abdrabu Mansur Hadi, sack his cabinet. [Full Article...]

Saudi billionaire released after arrest in corruption shake-up

Saudi billionaire released after arrest in corruption shake-up The prince, 62, is one of the world's wealthiest people, with investments in several major firms, including Citigroup, Lyft, Twitter and worldwide hotel chains. Prince Al-Waleed, who is a member of the Saudi royal family, is also no stranger to controversial statements. In the 1990s, he ventured into Wall Street, investing heavily in Citigroup. [Full Article...]

Déjà vu flooding in Paris as officials say Seine will crest soon

Déjà vu flooding in Paris as officials say Seine will crest soon A flood warning from the country's Directorate of the Environment and Energy (DRIEE) forecasts that the Seine, the 770-kilometer long river which runs through the French capital, could reach up to 6 meters in height by Sunday. "No matter what we say, the more we reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, the more we reduce our impact on droughts and floods". There were fears the water could peak at 6.... [Full Article...]

Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after European Union sanctions

Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after European Union sanctions Venezuela on Thursday declared Spain's ambassador to Caracas, Jesus Silva, persona non grata and accused Madrid of masterminding recent European Union sanctions on seven of Maduro's key allies. A staunch critic of Maduro, Rajoy has been an outspoken supporter of sanctions on Venezuela. The EU earlier imposed sanctions on senior officials of the socialist government. [Full Article...]

Prominent Putin Critic Arrested Amid Nationwide Protests Against Upcoming Election

Prominent Putin Critic Arrested Amid Nationwide Protests Against Upcoming Election He has always been a critic of President Putin and has called for a boycott of what he says are rigged presidential elections , set to take place in March. A clip posted on YouTube shows Alexei Navalny being grabbed by policemen, who brandish their batons and take one protester by the throat as they shove the opposition leader into a waiting police wagon. [Full Article...]

Police Say Canadian Billionaire Couple Targeted in Double-Homicide

Police Say Canadian Billionaire Couple Targeted in Double-Homicide Apotex Inc. president and CEO Jeremy Desai resigned from the generic drug giant Friday while facing a lawsuit alleging he and the company accepted trade secrets leaked from a competitor. The post-mortem examination concluded that both deaths were caused by "ligature neck compression", signalling a type of strangulation. Frank D'Angelo, a close friend of Barry Sherman, said he felt vindicated by ... [Full Article...]

Founder of Ikea furniture chain dead at 91

Founder of Ikea furniture chain dead at 91 Kamprad died quietly in his sleep at his home in Sweden , the company announced. The book also contained details about his struggles with alcohol and his successes and failures in business. But it became popular for its flatpack furniture designs, and Mr Kamprad eventually became of of Europe's richest men. He got the idea when he watched an employee taking the legs off a table to fit it into... [Full Article...]


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