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Pochettino knows from kick-off if Spurs will struggle

Pochettino knows from kick-off if Spurs will struggle

Kane, however, stressed that Spurs want to win the Europa League and said the competition was special to him after he scored five goals in four starts in his breakthrough 2014-15 season. "Win or lose is another thing", Pochettino said when asked about what team he would put out tomorrow. 'Tottenham will go on and win the Premier League in the next three or four years'. Read More

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Clemson grad killed in Australian plane crash

Clemson grad killed in Australian plane crash

John Washburn, from Texas, was among the victims of the Essendon Airport disaster. The plane was bound for Tasmania's King Island, where the U.S. men planned to play golf. Australia's ABC News has identified the pilot as 63-year-old Max Quartermain, the co-owner of the company that operated the plane. "It was a catastrophic plane crash, that has taken a number of lives". Read More

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Fairbanks Educators Unhappy With Betsy DeVos Confirmation

Fairbanks Educators Unhappy With Betsy DeVos Confirmation

For some students studying special education, DeVos' nomination is worrisome for the future of the field. "It was really wonderful to visit this school, and I look forward to many visits of many great public schools, both in D.C. "We're about to take her to school", the first of 11 rapid-fire tweets said. Minority and low-income students fare even worse under a status quo that has seen consistent growth in school budgets, bond funding and teacher pension obligations, but abysmal ... Read More

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Planning underway for major community event to mark Jo Cox anniversary

Calling for a toast to the Great Get Together , Camilla, who is patron of The Big Lunch and who was wearing a blue tunic dress, white blouse and dragonfly brooch, said: "May it go from strength to strength". Organisers say they expect it to be the biggest event of its kind since the Queen's diamond jubilee celebrations in 2012. Last year, 7.3 million people held lunches in streets, gardens and community spaces as part of a project known as The Big Lunch, which began in 2009. Read More

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Najib: North Korean envoy was diplomatically rude

Najib: North Korean envoy was diplomatically rude

But there was no sign of him, perhaps because he was whisked out a private exit to avoid the media scrum. Police have also asked Pyongyang to return four other North Korean suspects who are believed to have fled Malaysia to Pyongyang. The estranged brother of Kim Jong-un was smothered by mysterious assassins as he walked through the airport in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Read More

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Turkey Kurdish party co-leader given 5-month jail sentence

Turkey Kurdish party co-leader given 5-month jail sentence

Some HDP deputies, including party leaders Figen Yuksekdag and Selahattin Demirtas , were also arrested in November 2016 after they failed to answer summons to testify as part of a counter-terrorism investigation. If the sentence of Demirtas is upheld on appeal, then HDP's leadership will no longer be represented in Parliament. He faces trial in more than 100 other cases that include charges of "managing a terrorist organisation", and faces over 100 years in jail. Read More

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Homeland Security Releases New Guidelines To Implement Trump's Border Security, Immigration Enforcement

Homeland Security Releases New Guidelines To Implement Trump's Border Security, Immigration Enforcement

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday press call, Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, said the memos are "breathtaking in scope", adding that "they basically throw the rule of law out the window". That sent shockwaves through Seattle immigrant rights groups. Past: Congress in 2006 passed the Secure Fence Act, which allowed for the construction of 700 miles of walls, fences and other barriers along the almost 2,000-mile border. Read More

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US Secretary Of State Tillerson To Travel To Mexico

US Secretary Of State Tillerson To Travel To Mexico

Reuters says the report it has seen is by a group commissioned by DHS Secretary John Kelly as a final step before moving forward with requesting usa taxpayer funds from Congress and getting started on construction. The leaders also had a testy phone call last month, during which Trump reportedly told Peña Nieto that Mexico has "some pretty tough hombres" and that the country wasn't doing a good enough job fighting cartels. Read More

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Sasikala may be moved to Chennai Jail?

Sasikala is lodged in Bengaluru's Parapanna Agrahara Central Jail. "We have safeguarded Amma's governance while celebrating MGR's centenary year", she stated. As of now, Sasikala has spent only five nights at the Bengaluru jail. A statement issued by Prisons Superintendent Krishna Kumar asserted, "Sasikala Natarajan will have to serve 13 more months in the jail if she fails to pay the fine on Rs 10 Crore imposed by the Supreme Court". Read More

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N Korea says Kim Jong-nam murder suspects 'innocent'

N Korea says Kim Jong-nam murder suspects 'innocent'

Malaysia has denied North Korea's request for the body to be handed over to its embassy directly. "He's the second secretary of the embassy", Bakar said. Kim Jong-nam, who lived most of his life outside his home country, died from a seizure en route to hospital nine days ago after complaining that a woman had sprayed chemicals on his face at Kuala Lumpur worldwide airport. Read More

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Kim Jong Nam death investigation is impartial, Malaysian diplomat says

Kim Jong Nam death investigation is impartial, Malaysian diplomat says

South Korea expects discussions with the United States on designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, Cho said. The North Korean citizen was the fourth suspect to be arrested. Malaysia's foreign ministry said it had recalled its representative "for consultations ". "We have no reason why we want to do something to paint North Korea in a bad light , but we will be objective ", Najib told reporters in Kuala Lumpur . Read More

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United Kingdom court says income threshold for foreign spouses is lawful

United Kingdom court says income threshold for foreign spouses is lawful

The mandatory measure requires United Kingdom sponsors to have a minimal gross annual income of £18,600, before they can apply for spouses or partners from non-EEA (European Economic Area) states to join them. However they said this "does not mean that it is incompatible with the Convention rights or otherwise unlawful at common law". Indeed, the justices in Britain's top court also recognised that the threshold "causes hardship to many thousands of couples, including some who are in no way ... Read More

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Stalin, DMK members begin hunger strike protest against trust vote

Stalin, DMK members begin hunger strike protest against trust vote

Balu said that the evidence would be produced before the court on Monday as it has adjourned the matter today. Stalin had told media that his party members were allegedly beaten up and forcefully evicted from the house. Palaniswami had moved a confidence motion to prove his majority in the House and the opposition had demanded secret ballot or adjournment of the session for a week. Read More

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Fort Hood soldier dies in Iraq

Fort Hood soldier dies in Iraq

A US Army soldier has died in a non-combat-related incident in Iraq, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. The death remains under investigation. Brian Patrik Odiorne, 21, was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division as a cannon crewman in a field artillery unit. Read More

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Kim Jong-nam's body targeted in morgue break-in, say police

Kim Jong-nam's body targeted in morgue break-in, say police

The Malaysian authorities are expected to extend the remand of two female suspects in the murder of Mr Kim Jong Nam, whose death last week sparked a diplomatic row between Malaysia and North Korea. Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said in a press statement that the allegation was "a serious insult" to Malaysia as investigation into the murder of Kim Jong-nam had been carried out in accordance with the law in Malaysia. Read More

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The FBI "interviewed" Michael Flynn days after the Russian Federation sanctions call

Democrats are pressuring new attorney general Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from investigations into the Trump team's relationship with Russian Federation owing to his role as a Trump surrogate on the campaign trail. Flynn's resignation is not the end of the story. Ryan also defended Trump's conferring with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on decisions with national security implications at the Mar-a-Lago resort. Read More

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UK Q4 growth revised up to 0.7%

The ONS said household spending increased 0.7 percent on the quarter, slowing from 0.9 percent in the third quarter and marking the weakest growth in a year. Household spending grew by 0.7% in the final quarter - higher than the 0.6% average for quarter-on-quarter growth seen since the start of 2013 - helped by a 1.2% rise in retail sales. Read More

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Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of breaking truce

Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of breaking truce

But the proposal, a peace plan for Ukraine and Russian Federation, remains, along with those pushing it: Michael D. Cohen, the president's personal lawyer, who delivered the document; Felix H. According to the New York Times , Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said that Moscow was not familiar with the joint arrangement. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer changed his story twice more about the Russia-Ukraine peace plan he may have hand-delivered to former national security ... Read More

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Doctor gets fright of his life when coyote follows him into clinic

Security cameras at the Southeastern Spine Institute in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, captured the moment a coyote followed a doctor into the building on February 15, 2017. Agee says coyotes are difficult to trap and he gets calls about sightings weekly, stating "Because of the angle of the camera it's kind of hard to tell because it does have a slender body like a coyote would have, it seemed kind off color creme color than gray which is typical for coyote". Read More

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Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia seeks North Korea embassy official

Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia seeks North Korea embassy official

But it underscores the stakes for the Kim regime, which is widely accused of orchestrating the sensational assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's estranged older half brother, at Kuala Lumpur airport last week. But his position as eldest son of the family that has ruled North Korea since it was founded could have made him appear to be a danger. State-owned airline Emirates declined to comment, citing policies on passenger confidentiality. Read More

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Despite Trump's Attacks, Spicer Says POTUS Has 'Healthy Respect' For Media

Since assuming office, Trump has avoided straightforward and specific denunciations of hate crimes against Jews when asked about them over the past week at two separate press conferences. "He [President Donald Trump] has made it very clear that if we can get a deal with Russian Federation, something that the last several administrations have tried to do, I think he is going to do it". Read More

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Messi to arrive in Cairo Tuesday for Hepatitis C campaign

Tight security measures have been imposed during Messi's visit, an Interior Ministry source said. "I told Messi about the chambers found inside the Khufu pyramid and the latest studies being carried out by a team comprising of French, Egyptian, Canadian and Japanese experts to decipher the interior design of the pyramid", Hawass told Ahram Online. Read More

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) held by 182 SEC 13F Filers

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) held by 182 SEC 13F Filers

Sam's Club comparable sales, excluding fuel, to increase about 1.0 percent. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. purchased a new stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores during the third quarter valued at about $104,000. Both gains were driven in part by sales on online marketplace Jet.com as well as online grocery sales. However, the year ahead, is one of reinvention and investment and not of profit maximisation. Read More

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Five die in Melbourne plane crash

Five die in Melbourne plane crash

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews called the crash the worst civil aviation accident the state has seen in 30 years. Russell Munsch was a third Texan killed in the crash. "Maybe we should close that airport", he said. "There was five people on the airplane and so at this stage it looks like nobody survived the crash", said Victoria State Police Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane. Read More

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Malaysia recalls envoy to NoKor

Malaysia recalls envoy to NoKor

The North Korean Ambassador in Kuala Lumpur also said his country will reject the autopsy report outright. Khalid said the women clearly knew that they were involved in a serious situation, with security camera footage showing them rushing to the bathroom immediately after the attack to wash the toxic substance off their hands. Read More

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Kim Jong Nam's alleged assassins were trained killers

Kim Jong Nam's alleged assassins were trained killers

If North Korea is found to have been responsible for Kim's assassination, its action will have amounted to an infringement on Malaysian sovereignty, requiring some sort of diplomatic action in response. Yesterday, the Malaysian foreign ministry said it had recalled its ambassador to Pyongyang "for consultations " and had summoned Kang to a meeting, "to seek an explanation on the accusations he made". Read More

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France arrests 3 suspected of wanting to fight in Syria, planning attack

Three men were detained on Tuesday morning in France on the charges of planning a terrorist attack , according to local report . The two other arrests reportedly took place in the Paris region and Marseille. Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said earlier this month that French authorities have foiled "no fewer than 13 plots involving more than 30 individuals", including women and minors, since the Bastille Day truck massacre in the Riviera city of Nice that claimed 86 lives. Read More

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Rift with Trump: UN and Arab heads endorse 2-state solution

The survey released Wednesday found that 44 percent of Palestinians back the two-state solution, a decline from 51 percent who supported this approach in a similar survey from June. In a statement issued by Ryan, the Republican leader said the two spoke about "the need to hold Iran accountable for its actions, bolster Israel's qualitative military edge, and push back against global efforts to delegitimize the Jewish state". Read More

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No survivors in Melbourne chartered plane crash

No survivors in Melbourne chartered plane crash

Quartermain was the 63-year-old owner of the charter company Corporate and Leisure Travel. The moment a charter plane plummeted into a shopping mall in Melbourne was captured by a dashboard camera from a auto approaching the crash site. Witnesses reported hearing explosions before black smoke began billowing from the building, a DFO factory outlet shipping centre. "The plane was coming way, way fast". Read More

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Congressman Thompson's Statement on the Resignation of National Security Advisor Flynn

Congressman Thompson's Statement on the Resignation of National Security Advisor Flynn

Flynn", Spicer said. Right now, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and USA intelligence agencies are looking at whether they were coordinating with Russian officials a year ago. Addressing immigration, one of the biggest issues of the past campaign, Trump said it was hard dealing with the policy known as DACA, which allows young adults to get work permits and Social Security numbers and protects them from deportation. Read More

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