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Jakarta governor said thousands of residents have been evacuated and almost 6,500 people were displaced by floods in parts of the Indonesian Capital, Reuters reported. In Bogor's hilly Puncak area, landslides on Monday claimed four lives, Sutopo said. "We are making sure that those evacuees receive aid", Anies Baswedan said.
  • North Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at PyeongChang

    North Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at PyeongChang

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    But it may be seen as disappointing by some if he proves to be the most important member of the delegation, as he is largely considered a figurehead whose public diplomatic role leaves it unclear how much political power he really has. However, the top official reiterated his message to the North, saying that it "must once and for all abandon its nuclear weapons program and ballistic missile ambitions".
  • Africa postpones president's speech as questions linger over Zuma's tenure

    Africa postpones president's speech as questions linger over Zuma's tenure

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    Zuma has been South Africa's most controversial president since the end of white minority rule in 1994, enwrapped in scandal during a tumultuous nine years in power. "We can not waste money, time, nor another iota of our dwindling credibility on the global stage by allowing Jacob Zuma to deliver the State of the Nation Address", he said on Tuesday.
  • NorthCoast Asset Management LLC Invests $18.06 Million in Celgene Co

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    It has underperformed by 72.95% the S&P500. Smith & Howard Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Celgene Corp ( CELG ) by 11.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Coastline Communications, a Rhode Island-based fund reported 11,385 shares. Ameritas Invest Ptnrs invested in 0.07% or 32,553 shares. Mirae Asset Global Investments, which manages about $4.74 billion and $5.50B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kraft Heinz Co by 22,793 shares to 222,731 ...
  • Jenkins, Long among Eagles players saying they'll skip White House visit

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    Traditionally, championship teams are invited to visit the White House and meet with the president. Long, who skipped the post-Super Bowl trip last season as a member of the Patriots, hasn't softened his stance. Jenkins has been one of the most outspoken NFL players amid President Donald Trump's feud with the league over players taking a knee during the National Anthem to protest racism.
  • Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Bought by First Interstate Bank

    Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Bought by First Interstate Bank

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    The stock increased 0.65% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $13.9. (NASDAQ:PEBK) has risen 46.92% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Columbia Asset has invested 1.65% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. The Capital Growth Management Lp holds 470,000 shares with $22.83 million value, up from 220,000 last quarter.
  • The Coca-Cola Company (KO) year to date performance remained at 1.85%

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    The company has market cap of $582.60 million. The stock increased 1.95% or $4.94 during the last trading session, reaching $259.05. About 2.50M shares traded. Vetr lowered shares of The Coca-Cola from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $45.35 target price for the company.in a research report on Monday, October 9th.
  • Snow warning issued for parts of Lincolnshire

    Snow warning issued for parts of Lincolnshire

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    The Midlands is expected to endure some of the coldest conditions along with the West and North of the country. The Met Office's chief forecaster, said: "Following a band of rain , sleet and snow, clearing southeastwards, rain, sleet and snow showers are likely to increasingly affect western parts of the UK".
  • Voters may not blame Trump if there's another government shutdown, poll says

    Voters may not blame Trump if there's another government shutdown, poll says

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    On the other hand, the Senate might respond with a long-awaited spending pact to give whopping increases both to the Pentagon and domestic programs. Both parties want to increase spending for defense and nondefense programs for fiscal-year 2018 beyond caps imposed by the 2011 Budget Act, but leaders must agree on how high that funding can go .
  • Agni I successfully test fired from Abdul Kalam Island

    Agni I successfully test fired from Abdul Kalam Island

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    Compared to it its longer-range cousins, its height is just 15 metres and is powered by both solid and liquid propellants, which imparts it a speed of 2.5 km per second. It was part of a periodic training task by the army's Strategic Forces Command (SFC). After that ground radars, telemetry stations and naval ships positioned close to the intended impact point monitored the course of the missile.
  • Trump bashes "Little Adam Schiff" in wake of GOP memo response

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    Trump on Monday morning called Schiff "one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington ", and accused him of sharing confidential information, something the White House has previously suggested. "But the president's use of this, the president's decision, for example, "I'm going to release the memo even though the FBI says it's inaccurate, even though the Department of Justice says it's reckless" - that could be evidence of the president's intent to interfere with the investigation".
  • House Intel Committee Votes to Release Dems' Rebuttal Memo

    House Intel Committee Votes to Release Dems' Rebuttal Memo

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    House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who authored the controversial GOP memo alleging surveillance abuses by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice, defended one of the memo's key points Monday by claiming Donald Trump never even met with his campaign foreign-policy adviser George Papadopoulos.
  • Orchestral manoeuvres: North Korean Olympics ferry tacks past sanctions

    Orchestral manoeuvres: North Korean Olympics ferry tacks past sanctions

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    Leading the US delegation to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Pence will bring to the games Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, the USA student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention. "Missile defence is essential to our national defence", Pence said before a briefing with U.S. Northern Command at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Reps urge Malami to help Metuh

    Reps urge Malami to help Metuh

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    Metuh is standing trial for allegedly receiving N400 million from Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, in 2014. The erstwhile PDP spokesperson was forced to the court following an order made by Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja , on January 25, 2018.
  • Page Referred to Himself as 'Advisor' to Kremlin Staff in 2013 Letter

    Page Referred to Himself as 'Advisor' to Kremlin Staff in 2013 Letter

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    At the end of the interview, Page - who was a foreign policy adviser on the Trump campaign - claimed that he had never spoken to the now-president in his life. that seems like a pretty... pretty hefty sum", Page commented. Page said his civil rights were assaulted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as it tried to get a warrant to monitor him.
  • Korean Air Force Jet Skids off Runway at Singapore Air Show

    Korean Air Force Jet Skids off Runway at Singapore Air Show

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    Footage captured and uploaded on Facebook by Gerald Searle showed a dramatic scene on the runway, as Airport Emergency Services (AES) officers extinguished the blaze by coating the burning wreck with foam. The runway was closed for the majority of the afternoon, leaving just one runway in operation. "Passengers are advised to check latest flight information on changiairport.com or the iChangi app", it said.
  • China investigating U.S. sorghum import subsidies

    China investigating U.S. sorghum import subsidies

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    A Chinese government spokesman says an anti-dumping probe of U.S. sorghum imports is a "normal case of trade remedy" following suggestions it might be retaliation for Washington's investigation of Chinese steel and other goods. According to China's Commerce Ministry, a preliminary investigation revealed "extensive dumping" of sorghum, causing "material injury" to Chinese farmers.
  • Amtrak Acela train uncouples north of Aberdeen

    Amtrak Acela train uncouples north of Aberdeen

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    According to a source who spoke with the New York Post , the train was traveling at a speed of 125 miles per hour as it was heading towards New York's Penn Station. There have been two fatal accidents involving Amtrak in the last week. And on Sunday, two passengers were killed and over 100 were injured when a passenger train crashed into a stationary freight train in Cayce, South Carolina.
  • World shares extend global losses after Wall Street's rout

    World shares extend global losses after Wall Street's rout

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    The Dow Jones Industrial Average saw its steepest ever one-day point drop on inflation fears, wiping 4.6 percent off the value of America's 30 largest companies to finish at 24,345.75, having at one point plummeted almost 1,600 points to a low of 23,923.88.
  • Juncker: 2025 is not the year when Serbia would join the EU

    Juncker: 2025 is not the year when Serbia would join the EU

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    The Strategy also underlines the need for the European Union to be prepared to welcome new members once they have met the criteria. But against the backdrop of worries in some European members about the cost of the new wave of enlargement and the slow progress of the region in political, judicial and economic reforms, more and more Western Balkan citizens are beginning to wonder whether European membership will arrive in the foreseeable future.
  • Republicans slam Ives' TV ad

    Republicans slam Ives' TV ad

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    It did not address the bathroom issue. A blue-eyed actor who appears to be white and has a clearly American accent appears wearing a bandanna and hoodie and thanks Rauner for "opposing law enforcement and making IL a sanctuary state for illegal immigrant criminals".
  • Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon Sunday

    Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon Sunday

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    Expect travel delays for both the Wednesday morning and Wednesday evening commute. While flurries are possible early today , the first wave of snow is expected mainly after 4 p.m., the weather service said . At the same time Sunday's snowfall ends from the west this evening/overnight in northwest in, snow will be developing over the central plains in advance of low pressure moving east out of the Rockies.
  • Dems push for release of their counter-memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Dems push for release of their counter-memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Napolitano said earlier this week that Trump wasn't vindicated by the GOP memo , saying Trump's comments were just "the president being the president". Iowa Senator Charles Grassley says the investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential elections should continue. If President Trump objects to its release, the committee can either do nothing, and keep the memo hidden from public view, or vote to send the memo to the full House for another vote, which would take ...
  • Russian missiles kill 30 Syrian rebels after militants shoot down fighter jet

    Russian missiles kill 30 Syrian rebels after militants shoot down fighter jet

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    Major Roman Filipov has been posthumously awarded with a Hero of Russian Federation decoration after his SU-25 jet was downed by a shoulder-launched missile on Saturday. "The U.S. has never provided MANPAD missiles to any group in Syria, and we are deeply concerned that such weapons are being used", said State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on February 3, referring to the portable air-defense systems.
  • Top editors suddenly out — Chaos at Newsweek

    Top editors suddenly out — Chaos at Newsweek

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    Writers and editors at the publication's NY offices were told they could go home for the day on Monday afternoon, although they were notified that a new editor would be in place Tuesday. They, along with Keefe, wrote a follow-up story about the company chair and finance director stepping down. Press Gazette contacted Newsweek Media Group both in the U.S.
  • Raid: Get set for the trailer of this gripping film!

    Raid: Get set for the trailer of this gripping film!

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    To which, co-star Ajay Devgn first quipped, "Are you married?" Directed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Earlier, Ajay shared film's poster where he is sitting on a trunk with cash stuffed gunny bags around him. Ajay Devgn is understated, but his performance is so wildly different in the trailer from the goofy persona of Golmaal franchise that he is just an exceptional actor.
  • Two children found stabbed to death in Mass

    Two children found stabbed to death in Mass

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    She then put the knife in the kitchen sink before she was taken away in an ambulance, attorneys said during the hearing. Some family members loudly wept as a prosecutor described the death of the boys during Sanders's arraignment in Brockton District Court, where she is charged with two counts of murder for the deaths of the boys.
  • Pyeongchang will set a Winter Olympics record for most free condoms

    Pyeongchang will set a Winter Olympics record for most free condoms

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    Yong-nam is the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea . Pence's trip to Northeast Asia is meant to help counter North Korea's charm offensive at the Winter Olympics . The International Olympic Committee approved the joint march last month, allowing two delegations to enter PyeongChang Olympic Stadium behind the unification flag , an image of the Korean peninsula in blue against a white background, at the opening ceremony, reports Yonhap news ...
  • Is The Nunes Memo Backfiring?

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    Even as Democrats described that memo as inaccurate, some Republicans quickly cited it - released over the objections of the FBI and Justice Department - in their arguments that the FBI investigation that Mueller inherited is politically tainted.
  • Devin Nunes is drafting memos against everybody

    Devin Nunes is drafting memos against everybody

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    In response, Schiff made reference to a recent report that Trump spends his mornings tweeting and watching TV - which is referred to on his official schedule as "Executive Time ". "Republican. I guess, to him, upholding the Constitution is pro-Democrat", he tweeted. "We have several other areas that we're looking at, but I don't want the American people to think we will have a memo that will go through this process", he said.
  • Trump accuses House intel panel's top Democrat of leaking information

    Trump accuses House intel panel's top Democrat of leaking information

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    Schiff has slammed the release of a congressional memo that alleges FBI surveillance abuses in an investigation into the Trump campaign's Russian Federation ties. The vote will send the memo to the White House as soon as Monday night, giving Trump until Friday to decide whether to allow its release. Republicans have since said they'd vote to release the Democratic memo, drafted by Schiff, a sign that the committee is likely to approve its release.
  • 4-magnitude natural disaster strikes off Taiwan's coast

    4-magnitude natural disaster strikes off Taiwan's coast

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    Reuters reports that a hotel in the city collapsed after the quake. Images posted online appear to show the first floor of the hotel severely damaged, with parts of the building crumbling onto the sidewalk. No tsunami warning has been issued so far. The government said a bridge in the city on Taiwan's eastern coast could not be used, and the structure of an inn had tilted during the quake.
  • Who is Esmond Bradley Martin? Prominent ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya

    Who is Esmond Bradley Martin? Prominent ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya

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    Rademeyer said. Apparently, Lotter faced a constant stream of death threats related to his work tracking down poachers, but police declared that the circumstances of his death pointed to an armed robbery. In 1970 about 20,000 rhinos were in, but most had been eliminated by the 1990s, Mr. Martin told Nomad magazine past year. The findings in a report said the ivory trade had declined in China in anticipation of a ban.
  • Here is North Korea's attack on Trump's State of the Union speech

    Here is North Korea's attack on Trump's State of the Union speech

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    During his speech on Tuesday evening, Trump highlighted the nuclear threat posed by the North to the USA and its allies, and the "depraved character" of the regime, recounting the story of American college student Otto Warmbier who died after more than a year of captivity in the North and introducing North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho.
  • 4 major franchise reforms since women got the vote

    4 major franchise reforms since women got the vote

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    The academic said there was "common ground" between Suffragism and groups such as the recent #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. The Representation of the People Act was passed on February 6th, 1918. So, what can women per se draw from the legacy of the suffragettes? The unbelievable achievements of these often-unsung heroes will be featured on Amnesty's interactive Suffragette Spirit Map of Britain, which will launch on International Women's day on 8 March.
  • SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma future in balance as ANC leaders meet

    SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma future in balance as ANC leaders meet

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    The African National Congress meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC ) ended late Monday after hours of deliberating the fate of beleaguered South Africa President Jacob Zuma . If Zuma refuses a call by the executive committee to resign, it could organise a caucus meeting in parliament to discuss ways of removing the president, such as bringing a no-confidence motion or supporting one from the opposition.