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GIC joins Blackstone consortium buying stake in Thomson Reuters' financial, risk business

GIC joins Blackstone consortium buying stake in Thomson Reuters' financial, risk business

Information giant Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI) said in a statement issued late on Monday that "it is in advanced discussions with Blackstone regarding a potential partnership in its F&R business". S...

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CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns

CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns

Fitzgerald's resignation was accepted Wednesday morning by current HHS Secretary Alex Azur who assumed that role just last week. Fitzgerald became director of the CDC in July, bought stock in Japa...

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Spanish police foil 4-tonne orange heist

Spanish police foil 4-tonne orange heist

All three vehicles in the convoy suddenly changed direction after spotting the marked patrol auto. In the photos taken of the scene, you can see that the oranges had been packed up the roof of the v...

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Overnight Snow Leads To Tuesday Morning School Delays

Overnight Snow Leads To Tuesday Morning School Delays

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. There's a chance for precipitation on Wednesday night into Thursday , but the type and location of that precipitation remain uncertain. ...

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Trump signs order keeping Guantanamo Bay prison open

Trump signs order keeping Guantanamo Bay prison open

So today, I am keeping another promise. "In the past, we have foolishly released hundreds and hundreds of risky terrorists only to meet them again on the battlefield, including the Isis leader, al-B...

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Kenya Names Opposition Resistance Movement A Criminal Group

Kenya Names Opposition Resistance Movement A Criminal Group

Kenya's government had warned that Tuesday's mock inauguration of Odinga as "the people's president" after months of election turmoil would be considered treason. But the Supreme Court annulled the ...

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Russia's showpiece Syria congress marked by boycotts, little progress

Russia's showpiece Syria congress marked by boycotts, little progress

Moscow wants to play a key role in the efforts to achieve a political settlement. The conference's opening, initially planned for Monday, was mired in confusion as a handful of opposition delegates...

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RNC Finance Chair Resigns After Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

RNC Finance Chair Resigns After Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

The Journal's story said that Wynn , who turned 76 on Saturday, allegedly harassed or abused multiple women who worked for him over the years; the paper's reporters uncovered a $7.5 million settl...

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Clippers send Blake Griffin to Pistons in 6-player deal

Clippers send Blake Griffin to Pistons in 6-player deal

On July 1, Griffin reached an agreement on a five-year, $171 million deal with the Clippers. "I had just woke up from a nap and seen the news", James said of Griffin's trade . Griffin, a former roo...

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Chiefs reportedly trading quarterback Alex Smith to Redskins

Chiefs reportedly trading quarterback Alex Smith to Redskins

In his five seasons since his last extension, Rodgers has started 64 of a possible 80 games - thanks to the two broken collarbones suffered four seasons apart - and thrown for over 16,800 yards along ...

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Canada 'serial killer' linked to five deaths, targeted gay men

Canada 'serial killer' linked to five deaths, targeted gay men

Dismembered skeletal remains have been recovered from the bottom of large planter boxes at a home linked to an alleged serial killer who worked as a landscaper, Toronto police announced on Monday. P...

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Team rescues French climber from Pakistan 'killer' mountain

Team rescues French climber from Pakistan 'killer' mountain

Pakistani helicopters helped spot Revol on Saturday and directed the rescue team, comprising Russian climber Denis Urubko, and Polish climbers Adam Bielecki, Jaroslaw Botor and Piotrek Tomala, to her....

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How Hillary Clinton Filmed A Surprise Cameo For The 2018 Grammy Awards

How Hillary Clinton Filmed A Surprise Cameo For The 2018 Grammy Awards

After Corden informed her that her performance was flawless, she responded gleefully, "You think so?" Rapper Cardi B went off-script at one point: "I can't believe this". In light-hearted politica...

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Some Republicans Urge Going Slow on Release of Classified Memo

That dossier of allegations on Trump's connections to Russian Federation was completed for the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. "No one at the White House...

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DOJ warns Devin Nunes not to release controversial FISA memo

DOJ warns Devin Nunes not to release controversial FISA memo

Nunes' deliberate interference with a criminal and counterintelligence investigation, potential release of classified information and attempts to maliciously discredit the FBI should not be tolerated ...

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Separatist in Yemen take over government buildings

Separatist in Yemen take over government buildings

The fighting killed 15 people including three civilians, after separatist protesters were prevented from entering the city for a rally to demand the government's ouster from Aden . The STC accused bi...

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49 held as violence continues in Kasganj despite curfew

49 held as violence continues in Kasganj despite curfew

Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district witnessed communal violence for the second consecutive day on Saturday when a group vandalised few shops and attacked a religious structure. "The truth will come o...

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NBC5 Forecast: Sunny and pleasant Sunday

NBC5 Forecast: Sunny and pleasant Sunday

The warm, sunny weather of Sunday will give way to cooler temperatures on Monday , with a high of 43, according to the weather service. Most spots fell into the low 30s overnight with some outlying...

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Russian opposition leader arrested amid election boycott protests

Russian opposition leader arrested amid election boycott protests

Earlier on Sunday, Moscow police raided the office of Navalny's Fund to Fight Corruption organization, which was coordinating the nationwide protests. In Moscow on Sunday, the protesters who had accom...

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Kabul: Gunfire, explosions heard near a military academy, one militant arrested

Kabul: Gunfire, explosions heard near a military academy, one militant arrested

An unknown number of militants mounted an attack on the Marshal Fahim National Defence University which lasted for almost an hour. Security forces have cordoned off the area. A local witness reports ...

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Guterres speaks out on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Guterres speaks out on Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day falls each year on January 27, the day the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camps were liberated. "And I have to say that this event at the European...

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Trump has a tough audience to deal with in Davos: Dobbs

Trump has a tough audience to deal with in Davos: Dobbs

Mr Trump's decision earlier this month to become the first sitting U.S. president to attend the event since Bill Clinton in 2000 has prompted widespread head-scratching among numerous other 3,000 pa...

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China publishes Arctic policy, eyeing vision of a 'Polar Silk Road'

China publishes Arctic policy, eyeing vision of a 'Polar Silk Road'

China vowed to participate in Arctic affairs in accordance with the basic principles of "respect, cooperation, win-win result and sustainability". The Chinese White Paper set out China's goals as "t...

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Paris remains on flood alert as River Seine rises

Paris remains on flood alert as River Seine rises

The famous Louvre museum is moving its art treasures to safety and has shut down its lower level, which has the Islamic arts section. It is not just France's capital city that is waterlogged. Mayo...

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Corruption charges upheld against Lula

Corruption charges upheld against Lula

Lula can still appeal to higher courts to delay a final decision, avoiding jail and stringing the process out long enough to register his candidacy by the August 15 deadline, though an electoral cour...

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Ronald Gasser found guilty of manslaughter in shooting death of Joe McKnight

Ronald Gasser found guilty of manslaughter in shooting death of Joe McKnight

He was arrested on a manslaughter charge December 5, 2016, a few days after shooting, and charged with killing McKnight at a busy intersection in Terrytown following a road rage incident. Shute acknow...

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At least 17 dead in blast near embassies in Kabul

Saturday is a working day in Afghanistan , and the blast tore through a crowded street in a busy part of the city at lunchtime. ISIS militants on Wednesday attacked the offices of British aid age...

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Zimbabwe president promises elections by July and says will respect result

Zimbabwe president promises elections by July and says will respect result

While the world's two biggest platinum companies, South Africa's Anglo American Platinum Ltd. and Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd., operate mines in Zimbabwe, they have slowed investment plans because of...

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Penn State hands No 13 Ohio State 1st Big Ten loss

Penn State hands No 13 Ohio State 1st Big Ten loss

Sophomore guard Tony Carr hit the game-winning shot as time expired as Penn State defeated 13th-ranked Ohio State 82-79 at Value City Arena. However, circumstances played out in Penn State's ...

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Paris zoo evacuated after 52 baboons escape enclosure

Paris zoo evacuated after 52 baboons escape enclosure

Employees first noticed the baboons had gone missing when they saw them in a service corridor used only by staff. The biggest zoo in Paris went into lockdown today after around 50 "large and poten...

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