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England survive Wales fightback in Six Nations thriller

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Scott Williams' legs were bundled into touch by England flanker Sam Underhill as he was sliding toward the left corner in the second half. " Wales have to get the ball wide and Patchell hasn't played much Test match rugby". England is going to be a little bit different. England extended their lead at the end of the first quarter, after a 25-phase attack ended with an excellent offload in the tackle by Joe Launchbury that put May away for his second. Read More »

No. 3 Justice Department official stepping down amid turmoil

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But if he was let go, that would have left Brand next in line to oversee Mueller's investigation, among Rosenstein's other responsibilities. She will reportedly be leaving after serving nine months at the department for a general counsel job in the private sector. Read More »

Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal

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Duterte says, "I want to tell the armed forces to cut the deal, don't proceed with it and somehow we will look for another supplier". But Champagne ordered a review this week after a senior member of the Philippine military said the aircraft would be used for "internal security operations", sparking concern among civil society groups. Read More »

This Cartoonish Sketch Actually Led Police To The Robbery Suspect

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The sketch was made by a witness. An amateur sketch, despite being a ridiculously bad hand-drawn portrait that police said might have appeared "cartoonish" led to authorities in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, successfully identifying a suspect accused of taking cash from a business and then fleeing the scene, reports said Thursday. Read More »

Peru to convene meeting of Lima Group over Venezuela election

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President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, reaffirmed on Sunday that the government delegation is ready to sign the agreement of peace and coexistence with the opposition of that country. Maduro, meanwhile, says opposition leaders are feckless right-wing elites who get their orders from Washington. And the Venezuelan opposition is divided into several different factions. Read More »

Who Is Christina Garcia? #MeToo Movement Advocate Accused Of Sexual Harassment

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And while I do not know about the payback situation firsthand, the allegations against him are so preposterous as sexual harassment, as a 20-year Human Resource Director, I may have had a hard time taking those seriously. Lerna Shirinian, Calderon's communications director, said Fierro told her about the incident right after it happened. Burke admitted to investigators that she - according to a document made public February 2 - "participated in an inappropriate conversation regarding anal ... Read More »

Sexy shirtless Tongan hunk Pita Taufatofua grabs Olympic attention again

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He will be Tonga's first skier at the Winter Olympics . But that didn't stop the representative for Tonga, flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua , from showing up in the bare minimum of clothing - literally. "But I love them both". "This was the last day of qualification for me, this is the end of the qualification period. I mean, how many countries in the Pacific get to go to a Winter Games?" In an earlier post, Taufatofua joked : "My goal is to rest as long as possible while trying ... Read More »

Egypt launches military operation in Sinai, Nile Delta

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The spokesman added that the operation also includes other parts of Egypt such as the Delta and the western desert. "Great people of Egypt, in accordance with the delegation issued by the president of the republic, the supreme commander of the Egyptian armed forces, to the general command of the Egyptian armed forces and the interior ministry to comprehensively confront terrorism as well other criminal activities in close cooperation with all state institutions, law enforcement troops ... Read More »

Deadline looms in Pennsylvania redistricting battle

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This memo was distributed just one day after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Pennsylvania Republicans' appeal , a ruling Dush said "completely violated the [Pennsylvania state] constitution by ordering that the legislation comes directly to them if the legislature and the governor do not agree", on Tuesday on The Ken Matthews Show . Read More »

Trump eyes military parade to showcase United States might

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But White House legislative director Marc Short shot back on MSNBC: "I'm not sure honoring the military is a waste of money". In the past, we have held military parades to celebrate major national events such as the Gulf War or the end of World War II, as achievements by the American people who fought in and supported those efforts. Read More »

Islamic State 'Beatles' pair from United Kingdom 'should face trial'

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El Shafee Elsheikh (l.) and Alexandar Amon Kotey (r.) are two British members of ISIS that were captured in Syria in January. Mrs Foley said that she would like the men to face trial in the United States but she would be "most grateful" as long as "they are brought to fair trial and detained and justice is served". Read More »

Germany Has A Government Again - If The Voters Approve It

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Many in the party fear that re-entering a coalition with CDU/CSU could damage it in the long term. Grassroots organizations in the SPD, including the party's youth wing, are already campaigning for a no-vote on the coalition deal . For a party with only 20 percent support, that is an impressive result. He was also facing anger over his treatment of Sigmar Gabriel , the current foreign minister and Germany's most popular politician, who had looked set to be forced out of government by ... Read More »

Journalists held for probing Rohingya massacre

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At least 688,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state to Bangladesh since the Myanmar military launched an offensive in response to rebel attacks on government outposts on August 25 previous year. two teenage students and an Islamic teacher", who had been picked out of a group of hundreds of Rohingya villagers, according to witnesses. Both Zaw Win and Khin Mg spoke with ucanews.com just days before Amnesty International released a report on February 8 about how the Myanmar ... Read More »

Kurdish Forces Allegedly Take Out Pro-Turkish Militants' Combat Vehicle

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In a statement , the military said the Turkish Armed Forces had " neutralized " 29 YPG militants in airstrikes that were carried out overnight on February 7. Raslan was appointed the head of the rebel Free Syrian Army's military committee for the province of Raqqa, in eastern Syria, and helped lead the battle that drove government forces out of the provincial capital, also called Raqqa, in 2013. Read More »

Russians penetrated USA voter systems, DHS cybersecurity chief tells NBC

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Being that Trump won the election by less than 90,000 votes in three states, it wouldn't take much Russian meddling in a few states to change the outcome of the presidential election. In an interview on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Russian Federation is already trying to interfere in the upcoming congressional elections. Read More »

Bermuda replaces same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships

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The Guardian reports that Bermuda's governor on Wednesday signed into law a bill reversing the right of gay couples to marry. "About a half-dozen" same-sex couples married during the window that it was legal, and those marriages will continue to be recognized under the new law, the wire service reports. Read More »

Russian Federation meddled in U.S. election, George W. Bush says

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Bush also said that the United States needs to reform its immigration law . "Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results", he later added. "The reason he does this is because he is upset by the fall of the Soviet Union". During a December rally in Pensacola, Florida, on the eve of the Alabama Senate election, the president castigated the North Atlantic Trade Organization ( NATO ) as helping Europe "a hell of a lot more than it helps" the U.S. Read More »

United Kingdom act for Eurovision Song Contest 2018 announced

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Paul's Cathedral. In case you missed it, the song that SuRie auditioned with to win her spot at Eurovision is called Storm . She's previously performed in the likes of the Royal Albert Hall and St. Just 900,000 viewers tuned in across the 90 minute show, down on 2017's 1.3 million where Lucie Jones was chosen as the UK's act. The Semi Finals will be broadcast on 8 and 10 May on BBC Four, and the Grand Final will be broadcast on 12 May on BBC One . Read More »

The US Reaches Milestone in Oil Supply

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While China's production is declining and is expected to further drop in the coming years, its consumption of petroleum and other liquid fuels last year was the world's largest for the ninth consecutive year, up by 3 percent to 13.2 million bpd, the EIA said. Read More »

Cavaliers send Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

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Clarkson is signed up to a four-year, $50million contract and will not be a free agent until after 2020. The 23-year-old, who played his collegiate basketball at Kentucky, was originally selected by the Lakers with the No. If they renounce him as well, their cap space skyrockets to just under $60 million. With those other moves in perspective, it's a lot easier to see where Clarkson and Nance Jr. Read More »

Moon to meet Kim's sister

South Korea withdrew because it said the North was taking workers' wages, paid by the South Korean firms operating there, and using the money to fund its nuclear and missile programmes. The United Nations bans sending luxury items to North Korea or to North Korean nationals. The delegation of athletes, officials, musicians and cheer-leaders are attending South Korea's first winter Games in Pyeongchang, about 90 km (56 miles) away from the villa, in what Seoul hopes will be a ... Read More »

United States closer to decision on sanctioning Venezuela oil: Tillerson

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She said Jamaica's quota of 23,000 barrels per day had significantly declined to about 1,300 barrels. "The vice president's there and we'll just have to see what happens", Tillerson said when asked if the USA will initiate talks. Holness, at the same time, noted that Jamaica was about to severely reduce, or even end, its flirtation with Venezuela's huge oil reserves which the Nicholas Maduro Administration has been accused as dangling as a carrot for the Caribbean Community's (Caricom) ... Read More »

Duda signs Poland's controversial Holocaust bill into law

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The law sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who erroneously describes Nazi German death camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau as being Polish, simply due to their geographical location. The worldwide criticism follows the cancellation by Poland of an intended visit by Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett , who vowed to tell "the truth" about Warsaw's complicity in the Holocaust. Read More »

Post-Brexit rights going to court

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In response, a spokesman of Britain's Department for Exiting the European Union said: "This is a draft document produced by the European Union that simply reflects their stated directives". Many businesses fear Britain could face a disorderly Brexit that would weaken the West, disrupt the peace in Northern Ireland , imperil Britain's $2.7 trillion (£1.94 trillion) economy and undermine London's position as the only financial centre to rival NY. Read More »

Cornell frat put on probation for sex contest

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In the event of a tie in the game, the would-be brother who slept with the woman who weighed the most would win, the report revealed. Ryan Lombardi , vice president for campus and student life, condemned the fraternity's behavior and stressed, "Behavior that degrades and dehumanizes women contributes to a climate and culture of tolerance for sexual violence", according to The Cornell Sun. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi defends DACA for more than 6 hours on House floor

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House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., will nearly surely need Democratic votes to pass a two-year spending bill now before the Senate , which would raise both military and domestic spending caps and include long-delayed disaster funding for last fall's hurricanes and the Wine Country fires. Read More »

Angela Merkel surrenders key cabinet posts to clinch coalition

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The coalition treaty puts Europe front and centre, with the parties agreeing to support the ambitious European Union reform drive of French President Emmanuel Macron to give the bloc "a new start". Those opposed to any deal with Mrs Merkel include a new group within the SPD calling itself NoGroKo (no grand coalition). Leaders of the German Liberal Democratic Party have repeatedly criticized the ruling political approach. Read More »