• Afghanistan attackers living in Pakistan, says Ashraf Ghani
Afghanistan attackers living in Pakistan, says Ashraf Ghani

Quoting Bajwa on twitter, a Pakistani army spokesman said that Bajwa told Ghani that all militant hideouts and training camps have been eliminated in Pakistan and now it is the up to Afghans to take action against the terrorists on its soil.

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  • Israel fears fresh initiative at UN Security Council after Paris summit
Israel fears fresh initiative at UN Security Council after Paris summit

The city's status is one of the thorniest issues in the conflict, which is why foreign embassies are now based in Tel Aviv. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is attending the gathering. "It was coordinated between the French and the Palestinians with the aim of imposing upon Israel conditions that are incompatible with our national needs", he to...

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  • Hundreds perform song from MLK biopic at Coral Springs church
Hundreds perform song from MLK biopic at Coral Springs church

MLK Unity Award. "I think that we have to consistently engage with pressure, public pressure". The president-elect escorted King to the lobby after their meeting but returned to the elevator without saying a word to the journalists calling out questions to him.

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  • City Leaders Gather for Annual Breakfast Honoring Martin Luther King Jr
City Leaders Gather for Annual Breakfast Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

Menendez, a Democrat, never mentioned this week's inauguration of Republican Donald J. Trump as the nation's 45th president, but he made it clear what he thinks of some of Trump's policy positions. "Our mission is to create a force for good", Coleman said. Memorial to protect the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and remind President-elect Tru...

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  • Gallup: Obama Leaves Office With 58 Percent Favorability
Gallup: Obama Leaves Office With 58 Percent Favorability

This is the lowest favorability rating any of the past three presidents had just prior to taking office. There is limited enthusiasm for Trump's Cabinet choices, with 52 percent saying they are average or better and 44 percent considering them below average or poor, according to Gallup.

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  • Justin Trudeau's holiday on Aga Khan's island comes under investigation
Justin Trudeau's holiday on Aga Khan's island comes under investigation

In a letter to opposition Conservative politician Blaine Calkins, who was among those who filed formal complaints, Dawson said she was looking into Trudeau's stay at the island and his use of the Aga Khan's private helicopter to get there.

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  • Flanagan Urges Northern Parties To Be Responsible During Election
Flanagan Urges Northern Parties To Be Responsible During Election

The DUP nominated Arlene Foster as First Minister and Sinn Fein nominated former IRA paramilitary commander Martin McGuinness as deputy First Minister. A lawyer told Reuters last week that the potential suspension of Northern Ireland's regional assembly could force Britain to delay its exit talks from the European Union if London's Supreme Court ...

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  • Mother who killed daughter for love marriage given death sentence
Mother who killed daughter for love marriage given death sentence

Zeenat's crime in her mother's eyes was getting married to her partner Hassan Khan, a motorcycle mechanic. Bibi confessed to police that she had no regrets for punishing her daughter, CBS News reported. He said that Zeenat was not willing to go back to her parents' home because she feared they would kill her. 'She was in distress; she asked m...

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  • Rovio Entertainment: Rovio opens new game studio in London
Rovio Entertainment: Rovio opens new game studio in London

Rovio London is already operational and will employ around 20 people by 2019. When this is added to the company's global network of external development partners, the total number of personnel reaches around 400. The Finnish games developer behind Angry Birds has brushed aside concerns about tech talent in London after Brexit, picking the capital...

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  • Jason Tarver interviews with new team for coordinator position
Jason Tarver interviews with new team for coordinator position

Former 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula is a candidate to coach the defensive line after spending 2016 out of football. Additionally, the Redskins will have to look for an offensive coordinator after Sean McVay accepted a head coaching job with the Los Angeles Rams.

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  • Ozil named Germany's Player of the Year for 2016
Ozil named Germany's Player of the Year for 2016

I've remained injury-free for the most part and I feel very comfortable in London now as well. Arsenal face Burnley on Sunday afternoon knowing that a win will see them leapfrog Tottenham in the Premier League table should their north London rivals fail to win against Manchester City on Saturday.

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  • Rep. John Lewis Pens Fund-Raising Letter for DNC After Trump Flap
Rep. John Lewis Pens Fund-Raising Letter for DNC After Trump Flap

Instead, she repeatedly endorsed John Lewis and said he "earned the right" to question Trump's legitimacy as president. "And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton", Rep. John Lewis has served in the House of Representatives since 1987. "It will be the first one that I miss since I've been in Congress", he said. "The problem is, I be...

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  • Chicago Cubs visit White House to celebrate 2016 World Series title
Chicago Cubs visit White House to celebrate 2016 World Series title

While the Cubs' visit to the White House comes just days before President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, the team will still have a connection to the new administration. "He was kicking me, saying I can't leave". "I've talked to him about being (Democratic National Committee) chair", Obama said to laughs. She greeted Cubs players before the c...

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  • Trump Slams 'Fake News Leaker' CIA Director, Woodward Blasts Russia 'Garbage'
Trump Slams 'Fake News Leaker' CIA Director, Woodward Blasts Russia 'Garbage'

In a Twitter rant on Sunday night after Brennan's appearance on Fox News , in which he defended the CIA's actions and urged the incoming president to build a good relationship with his intelligence teams. Speaking earlier on Sunday, President Barack Obama's chief of staff Denis McDonough said the intelligence community was "staffed by an unbelieva...

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  • Rory McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with rib injury
Rory McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with rib injury

He played in Johannesburg with his back taped up and having taken anti-inflammatory tablets. The four-time major victor announced on Monday that he was withdrawing from this week's European Tour event, the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, with a stress fracture in one of his ribs.

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  • Trump says healthcare plan almost complete but reveals no details
Trump says healthcare plan almost complete but reveals no details

Well, not so much a plan, as some words, but let's dive in! "I think that it's going to take civil disobedience to turn this around because they have the votes in both the Senate and the House, and the president", he said. "We're going to have insurance for everybody", Trump said. I won't tell you how, but we will get approval. Donald Trump ...

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  • BPM Festival shooting: 8 dead in massacre at tourist hotspot in Mexico
BPM Festival shooting: 8 dead in massacre at tourist hotspot in Mexico

Three of the casualties were members of the BPM security team. She said friends outside the entrance were just six metres from the shooter and that there were " bodies on the ground ". "We are overcome with grief over this senseless act of violence", the statement said. UPDATE: 3:58 a.m. EST - The BPM Festival organizers wrote on their Twitter...

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  • Samsung heir faces arrest over 'bribery'
Samsung heir faces arrest over 'bribery'

But a bigger, more existential problem faces the company. A prosecutor's call for the arrest of Jay Y. Lee, the vice- chairman of Samsung and the only son of Samsung's incapacitated chairman, Lee Kun-hee, brings new scrutiny to the deep ties between top government officials and the handful of corporations that dominate South Korea's economy.

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  • Hundreds Rally In Exposition Park To Support Obamacare
Hundreds Rally In Exposition Park To Support Obamacare

As for the negotiation of drug prices, Trump said pharmaceutical companies are now "politically protected" but added: "not anymore". Critics of the ACA say premiums have risen beyond what many participants can afford and some health care providers have dropped out of the program.

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  • Tom Brady Makes Anything Look 'Epic' in First Super Bowl Ad
Tom Brady Makes Anything Look 'Epic' in First Super Bowl Ad

Bündchen, 36, opted for a green jacket and a chunky wool knit cap and scarf. In Tom Brady's 15 years as the Patriots' starting quarter (not including 2008, when he missed all but one quarter because of a knee injury), the Patriots have advanced to 11 AFC championship games.

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  • With House Approval, Congress Set to Begin Obamacare Repeal Process
With House Approval, Congress Set to Begin Obamacare Repeal Process

She argued the repeal would damage Medicare and Medicaid, which are now wedded to the Affordable Care Act . "If Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act, it's women, kids, seniors, patients with serious illnesses, and people with disabilities who will bear the burden".

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  • Iconic Piccadilly Circus lights switched off until autumn
Iconic Piccadilly Circus lights switched off until autumn

A temporary advertising banner will replace the lights until a new single screen is unveiled in the autumn. The screens will be replaced with one curved screen of the same size that will be the highest resolution LED display of its size in the world.

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  • Lebanon: Paris summit fails to address right of return for Palestinians
Lebanon: Paris summit fails to address right of return for Palestinians

The idea has been set out in United Nations resolutions going back to the mid-'70s, driving diplomatic efforts that culminated in the breakthrough 1993 Oslo Accords. French officials say the warning could be in the document. The Palestinians - and the Israelis - are engaged in a constant search for allies. Israel is bracing for a new USA policy...

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  • Zaira Wasim apology throws up uncomfortable questions
Zaira Wasim apology throws up uncomfortable questions

She posted a detailed apology on all her social media pages even though it was removed from her Facebook page little later. One of them is Zaira Wasim , the talented 16-year-old who has become a role model for many. Some people even asked her why she went and met Mufti when she could've met the victims who have been adversely affected due to the o...

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  • Israel Bombs Gaza as Paris Peace Talks Receive Mixed Reactions
Israel Bombs Gaza as Paris Peace Talks Receive Mixed Reactions

A communique issued at Sunday's conference did not mention the embassy issue explicitly, but did call on the sides "to refrain from unilateral steps that prejudge the outcome of negotiations on final-status issues, including, inter alia, on Jerusalem, borders, security, refugees, and which they will not recognize".

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  • France summit kicks off in Mali
France summit kicks off in Mali

Francoise Hollande disclosed this at meeting of more than 30 heads of states of African countries held in Mali's capital Bamako since last week. As reported by Radio France Internationale, Mali's president thanked Hollande for ordering the Serval military operation to fight an alliance of Islamist rebels and Tuareg separatists four years ago.

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  • Syrian political opposition says it supports Astana talks
Syrian political opposition says it supports Astana talks

Mohammad Alloush, a leading figure in the Jaish al-Islam group, said on Monday he would head the rebel delegation to the meeting. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Ankara and Moscow have made a decision to invite Washington in the January 23 talks in Astana.

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  • Ex-RAB commander, 25 others sentenced to death for Naraynaganj murders
Ex-RAB commander, 25 others sentenced to death for Naraynaganj murders

Former Narayanganj councillor Nur Hossain and former Bangladesh Army Lt Col Tarek Sayeed are among the 26 persons given the death penalty for the 2014 Narayanganj multiple murders. Former councilor Nazrul Islam's wife Selina Islam Beauty said, "We want the verdict to be implemented as soon as possible and hope that the High Court will uphold it".

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  • State Media: Turkey Arrests 'Main Suspect' From Deadly New Year's Attack
State Media: Turkey Arrests 'Main Suspect' From Deadly New Year's Attack

Among the dead was a Canadian woman, 29-year-old Alaa Al Muhandis of Milton, Ont. The pro-government newspaper said the Uzbek national "was caught in his Kyrgyz friend's house in Esenyurt district of Istanbul ". The suspect is thought to be of ethnic Uighur origin, from a central Asian country. Citizens of Israel, France, Tunisia, Lebanon, Ind...

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  • Northern Ireland drifts towards snap elections
Northern Ireland drifts towards snap elections

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, announced on Monday evening that the assembly will be dissolved on January 26 and the election will be held on March 2. However, the main nationalist opposition group, Social Democratic and Labour Party, has said they would not accept British rule as they feel Theresa May's government no l...

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