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Ex-Finmeccanica CEO acquitted of graft charges in chopper deal with India

Ex-Finmeccanica CEO acquitted of graft charges in chopper deal with India

Giuseppe Orsi , former chief executive of Finmeccanica , and Bruno Spagnolini, once at the head of helicopter unit AgustaWestland, were acquitted owing to insufficient proof. India cancelled the heli...

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Iran says to reconsider cooperation with IAEA if USA dishonors commitments

Iran says to reconsider cooperation with IAEA if USA dishonors commitments

Retired U.S. military officers, members of Congress and former U.S. ambassadors were among 52 U.S. national security experts who signed a letter released on Monday urging President Donald Trump's admi...

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Driver involved in fatal hit-and-run turns self in

Driver involved in fatal hit-and-run turns self in

Barnstable Police report that on Friday at approximately 7:50 PM, they responded to the area of Route 28 Centerville near the Bell Tower Mall for a fatal hit and run motor vehicle accident involving...

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Autopsy needed to confirm cause of death of Perth tourist in Bali

Autopsy needed to confirm cause of death of Perth tourist in Bali

The Perth man visited the Kuta Art Market on Saturday morning before returning to his Kuta hotel room to lie down, where his body was found at 1pm on Saturday. A photograph taken inside the hotel ro...

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Explosão em base jihadista na Síria deixa 23 mortos

Explosão em base jihadista na Síria deixa 23 mortos

Pelo que o número de vítimas mortais pode aumentar. Não se sabe se a explosão foi causada por um bombardeio aéreo ou por um carro-bomba. Combatentes procedentes de países asiáticos, principalmente d...

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PM Abbasi steps up to salvage Zehri's govt in Balochistan

PM Abbasi steps up to salvage Zehri's govt in Balochistan

According to the sources, bringing a new face from within the party for the slot of the chief minister could possibly be a move to avert the crisis. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is likely to ...

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Quarter of married people consider break-ups due to money worries

Quarter of married people consider break-ups due to money worries

Of those who said they had considered quitting the relationship, a quarter (25%) said they had stayed together because they were anxious about their children and 24% were concerned about losing their ...

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Trump Announces Trip To Visit Border Wall Prototypes In San Diego

Trump Announces Trip To Visit Border Wall Prototypes In San Diego

In an acknowledgement of the Senate's new political math - in which Republicans now control one fewer seat after the election of Doug Jones (D-Ala.) - GOP leaders are pledging to work across the ais...

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Belgium's Ablynx Rejects EUR2.6 Billion Bid From Novo Nordisk

Belgium's Ablynx Rejects EUR2.6 Billion Bid From Novo Nordisk

Evercore is acting as financial adviser to Novo Nordisk, according to the statement . Ablynx is developing caplacizumab, a blood-clotting antibody that could roll out in Europe this year. "Novo Nor...

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At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast

At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast

A Libyan navy spokesman says at least 25 migrants have drowned off the North African nation's coast while attempting to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe. Libyan Brig. Gen. Ayoub Qassim, a spoke...

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Jordan State Media: Intelligence Foiled

Jordan State Media: Intelligence Foiled "Massive" IS Plot

State news agency Petra said the country had arrested 17 people and seized other weapons from a cell that meant to carry out attacks against moderate religious figures, security installations, and oth...

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Saudi sports stadiums to open doors to women for first time

Saudi sports stadiums to open doors to women for first time

It said women will also be able to attend a second match on the following day and a third one on January 18. The first match will be held in Riyadh , the second in Jeddah and the third in the easte...

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'Flight Of The Conchords' set to return for an hour-long special

'Flight Of The Conchords' set to return for an hour-long special

HBO did not immediately respond to requests for comment. We've grown up. We're not the characters from the TV show, in real life we're dads now and listen to different kinds of music. Then he clarifi...

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Snowy morning commute forecast for southern Ontario as school begins

Snowy morning commute forecast for southern Ontario as school begins

The snow will spread from west to east this evening and tonight, and then taper off from west to east on Monday. The snow could make the Monday commute slow as thousands of students head back to cla...

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Here's What Monster Hunter World's First Free DLC Adds

Here's What Monster Hunter World's First Free DLC Adds

What it describes as the "first major title update" will launch at some point this spring. Capcom gives some details about the monsters named Kushala Daora , Teostra, and Dodogama. Capcom will unleas...

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Globos de Ouro. Oprah Winfrey fala sobre assédio e racismo |VÍDEO

Globos de Ouro. Oprah Winfrey fala sobre assédio e racismo |VÍDEO

Os homens que tentaram destruí-la nunca foram processados. Ela abriu o envelope e disse cinco palavras que literalmente fizeram história: 'o vencedor é Sidney Poitier' . Um nome que eu conheço e acho...

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Egypt sets presidential election date

Egypt sets presidential election date

Lasheen Ibrahim, head of the National Electoral Commission, which is in charge of supervising the 2018 Egyptian presidential election, center, and members of the commission prepare to give a press con...

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Taxa de desemprego desce

Taxa de desemprego desce

Voltando à estimativa para novembro de 2017, a população desempregada diminuiu 4,4% entre as mulheres, para 10.100 pessoas, entre os adultos (2,2%; 7.500 desempregados) e os jovens (3,5%; 3.200). O de...

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No trousers subway ride

No trousers subway ride

The No Pants Subway Ride started in 2002 with just 7 participants. The public remained unaware of the video until it was uploaded on YouTube in 2007. Though the date for the event keeps changing and...

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Two clubs make contact with West Brom over Jonny Evans transfer

Two clubs make contact with West Brom over Jonny Evans transfer

Goal's Sam Lee recently commented on Manchester City also being linked with a move for West Brom's captain, their interest stretching back to last summer, when Arsenal were also linked with his na...

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'F**king child': Trump taunted for Twitter 'tantrum' over Michael Wolff's new book

'F**king child': Trump taunted for Twitter 'tantrum' over Michael Wolff's new book

Trump wrote, referring to questions raised about the mental fitness of the former President, who disclosed in 1994 that he had Alzheimer's disease. The president also claimed that Bannon "cried w...

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Search for escaped prisoner continues in CT

Search for escaped prisoner continues in CT

Channel 3 was told that Mercado was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Mercado is described as male, 5-foot-4, and 137 pounds. He may have been wearing a tan or orange jumpsuit at the time of hi...

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Lidl announces plans to create 1000 new jobs

Lidl announces plans to create 1000 new jobs

Ingo Fischer, Lidl UK board director for expansion and development, said: "As more London households choose to shop at Lidl we are committed to the continued investment in our operations and infrastru...

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Father stabs family dog to death to save one-year-old child

Father stabs family dog to death to save one-year-old child

He tried to separate the two, but the dog refused to release its grip. "He retrieved a pistol from an adjacent room, but when he realized that it was not loaded he grabbed a knife and began stabbing t...

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German-Russian man admits to Dortmund team bus bombing

German-Russian man admits to Dortmund team bus bombing

In a statement handed to the court in the western German city, he insisted he did not aim to kill or hurt anyone. Dortmund defender Marc Bartra and a police officer were injured during the inciden...

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Sex drug overdose: Man strips naked, throws faeces at Phuket airport

Sex drug overdose: Man strips naked, throws faeces at Phuket airport

The 27-year-old man, from NY, had to be subdued at Phuket airport in Thailand after he stripped naked and began strolling through the airport screaming at random people, smashing windows and throwin...

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China's new 'Silk Road' can not be one-way: France's Macron

China's new 'Silk Road' can not be one-way: France's Macron

Macron is beginning the three-day visit in Xian as a gesture to Chinese President Xi Jinping's colossal New Silk Road project, an ambitious initiative to connect Asia and Europe by road, rail and...

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Theresa May's chaotic Cabinet reshuffle: Brandon Lewis appointed Conservative Party chairman

Update: Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire has just resigned, citing ill-health, opening up another role for May to fill. The Press Association reported that Brokenshire is set to undergo ...

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Britain should choose hard Brexit if no financial services deal - Farage

Britain should choose hard Brexit if no financial services deal - Farage

Farage, a member of the European Parliament, said he was left with the impression after the Barnier meeting that the United Kingdom and EU would easily strike a trade deal for goods. After meeting Mic...

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Trump Deletes Tweet After Calling His Presidency 'Consensual'

Trump Deletes Tweet After Calling His Presidency 'Consensual'

In the opinion piece published Saturday (6 January), author Michael Goodwin admitted that Trump has had "missteps" since taking office in January. In addition, he used an ellipsis in his tweet to conv...

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