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Following UKAD Decision British Boxing Board Release Statement On Fury

Following UKAD Decision British Boxing Board Release Statement On Fury

Fury is thought to be considering a comeback fight against the likes of David Price or Shannon Briggs for his first fight back by what then will be almost two and a half years. Fury and his cousin Hughie both tested for nandrolone, a banned steroid, in December 2015 but they have always denied taking it and blamed the rogue result on eating a wild boar which had not been castrated. Read More

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Donald Trump to release medical records: White House

Donald Trump to release medical records: White House

The White House is so sensitive to questions about Trump's declining health that Sarah Huckabee Sanders came back after the White House briefing ended to claim that Trump is fine. "The full physical that most presidents go through that will take at Walter Reed (National Military Medical Centre) and those records will be released by the doctor following that taking place". Read More

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Governor to call election to fill Conyers' seat

Governor to call election to fill Conyers' seat

Reed said Tuesday that Conyers likely will call the radio show because his client shouldn't "risk his health" by traveling outside in the cold weather. Rep. John Conyers' attorney is expected to make an announcement later this morning. 'It's very sad. The courageous women who came forward are owed justice, ' Pelosi continued at a Capitol press conference. Read More

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Ex-Yemeni strongman Saleh killed by rebels

Ex-Yemeni strongman Saleh killed by rebels

Unverified footage circulated by Yemeni social media users on Monday appeared to a show corpse resembling Saleh. Al Arabiya quoted a source in Saleh's GPC party as saying he was killed by a sniper. But he recently switched his alliance to Saudi Arabia, which has led a three-year bombing campaign against the Houthis in Yemen and implemented a blockade of Yemeni ports. Read More

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Senators Seek Delay on Net Neutrality Vote

Senators Seek Delay on Net Neutrality Vote

The FCC received nearly 23 million comments since last spring, when Pai first made it clear that he would review the FCC's framework for its net neutrality rules . The senators , led by Democrat Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, wrote to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai expressing concern over reports that bots filed hundreds of thousands of comments. Read More

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Merkel, rival meet German president amid gov't deadlock

Merkel, rival meet German president amid gov't deadlock

Schultz had initially refused to consider another "grand coalition" with Merkel after a disastrous showing of the Social Democrats in the election on September 24, saying the Social Democrats needed to go into opposition. The unusually testy tone Schulz struck is a reflection of the differences between conservatives and Social Democrats not just over the policies of a possible grand coalition, but whether even to try to form one at all. Read More

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Florida teen Caitlyn Frisina found safe in NY

Florida teen Caitlyn Frisina found safe in NY

During interviews with news media reporters, the girl's parents had pleaded for her to return home. Authorities said Frisina was believed to be traveling with Rian Rodriguez, 27, in a red Mercury Sable. Frisina took $200 out of an ATM in St. Marys, Georgia, on Sunday morning, and was later that day seen with Rodriguez on surveillance video at a Pilot gas station in St. Read More

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Suspected Israeli Missiles Target Syrian Base

Suspected Israeli Missiles Target Syrian Base

The Israel Air Force struck strategic targets near the Syrian capital of Damascus overnight Friday, according to reports in Arab media. Earlier Tehran based Press TV reported that Syrian army has fired at least four surface-to-surface missiles at Israeli aircraft as the (Israeli) regime launched an attack against the western countryside of Damascus. Read More

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Most Crimes Against Dalits Are Against SC Women

Most Crimes Against Dalits Are Against SC Women

This alone increased the total number of violent crimes in 2016 as compared to past year, by 0.8%. Mumbai ranked second among metropolitan cities in cases of assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty. The city reported the highest number of murders - 479 out of 2,194 cases (21.8 percent) followed by Bengaluru 10.4 percent (229 cases) and Patna 8.9 percent (195 cases). Read More

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Michael Flynn admits lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian Federation contacts

Michael Flynn admits lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian Federation contacts

As part of Flynn's plea deal he agreed to "cooperate fully, truthfully, completely, and forthrightly" with the special counsel's office. The Statement of the Offense included important new details, including that Flynn was directed by a senior transition official to contact Russian officials in an effort to influence Russia's response to the Obama Administration's imposition of sanctions and the UN Security Council resolution vote on Israeli settlements, and, crucially, that he reported back ... Read More

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Illegal immigrant acquitted of murder in politically charged San Francisco trial

Illegal immigrant acquitted of murder in politically charged San Francisco trial

When a bullet from a gun in the hands of Jose Garcia-Zarate, a non-citizen in the US who had been arrested and deported multiple times, ricocheted off the ground and killed sightseer Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier in July 2015, it set off a national debate, which then-candidate Donald Trump inflamed, over the merits or demerits of certain cities' policies of not actively enforcing federal USA immigration law or cooperating in handing over illegal immigrants to federal authorities. Read More

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Trump Reportedly Considering CIA Director Mike Pompeo For Secretary Of State

Trump Reportedly Considering CIA Director Mike Pompeo For Secretary Of State

Pompeo is reportedly much closer to President Trump and has a good relationship with the President, unlike Tillerson, who has appeared to distance himself from Trump on a number of occasions. The response was equally uninspired from the White House briefing room, where White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said simply that "when the President loses confidence in someone, they will no longer serve in the capacity that they're in". Read More

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DE 4.1-magnitude quake rattles Mid-Atlantic region

DE 4.1-magnitude quake rattles Mid-Atlantic region

The U.S. Geological Service reported intensity levels - a different measurement than magnitude - ranging from 3 (weak) to 5 (moderate) throughout Delaware. "Usually the largest aftershocks we see in a series is about 1 magnitude smaller than the main natural disaster". Martin Pagliughi, coordinator of the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management, said he felt the tremors. Read More

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Black Friday Broke Gun Sales Record

Black Friday Broke Gun Sales Record

The day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday-which came just weeks after 26 people died in a shooting at a Texas church-resulted in more than 200,000 requests for gun background checks by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, setting a new record for background checks demanded in a single day. Read More

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Samantha Akkineni to impress Ivanka Trump

Samantha Akkineni to impress Ivanka Trump

In the wake of Manchu Family maintaining close relations with BJP and Narendra Modi in particular, Lakshmi already got the honor of being followed by the Prime Minister on twitter on Woman's Day Eve. Ivanka Trump will be addressing the inaugural session of GES 2017. He said that the Summit would focus on four main sectors - energy and infrastructure, digital economy and financial technology, health and life sciences, and media and entertainment. Read More

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Shots fired after suspect in trooper's shooting spotted in Waller County

Shots fired after suspect in trooper's shooting spotted in Waller County

Allen died at the scene as police searched for Black using a helicopter, night vision goggles and lasers. Roughly an hour later, authorities surrounded Black in a field and took him into custody. It's not always easy for a trooper to return to his hometown straight out of recruit school, Barnes said; it can be hard for them to enforce the law in a place where they know nearly everyone. Read More

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11 killed in Georgia hotel fire

11 killed in Georgia hotel fire

Leogrand Hotel is now hosting this year's Miss Georgia contest, but organizers said none of the contestants were injured in fire. The cause of the blaze, which took hours to extinguish, is not clear. 47 Israelis were staying at the hotel at the time of the deadly fire, one of whom was slightly injured from smoke inhalation. At least 100 other guests and employees also escaped. Read More

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Twitter says it's being blocked by Pakistan's government

Twitter says it's being blocked by Pakistan's government

PEMRA directed news channels to ensure the security of their staff while the situation persisted; in light of which, Geo News as per its tradition of responsible reporting was and continues to abide by the rules. The Times reported at least 150 protesters were arrested. The Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday once again offered talks with sit-in protesters as embattled law enforcement agencies (LEAs) were fighting to free the Capital which had been under siege since 20 days. Read More

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42 permits granted for ships and relief planes to Yemen

42 permits granted for ships and relief planes to Yemen

Global aid groups have welcomed the decision to let humanitarian aid in, but said aid flights are not enough to avert a humanitarian crisis. The Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting Yemeni rebels announced yesterday that it would allow the resumption of humanitarian deliveries to Sanaa airport and the crucial Red Sea port of Hodeida, after a more than two-week blockade following a missile attack on Riyadh. Read More

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Samsung's Instant Trade Discount Drops $400 Off Galaxy S8, Note 8

Samsung's Instant Trade Discount Drops $400 Off Galaxy S8, Note 8

Smartphones are popular items, and despite relatively incremental improvements, they tend to show up on consumers' wish lists every year. The original report, from VentureBeat , mentions that the tentatively named "Galaxy S9" and "Galaxy S9+" will only be "iterative" devices, largely building on the noteworthy, trend-launching, nearly bezel-less designs of this year's S8 duo. Read More

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CBS and Dish Network cut deal to end three-day blackout

CBS and Dish Network cut deal to end three-day blackout

Despite the relief that DISH customers will feel of having CBS-owned programmes crossing a number of genres - including CBS Sports Network, Pop, and the Smithsonian Channel - and local providers back on their grids, the agreements arrived too late to broadcast the traditional National Football League game on Thanksgiving Day between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Dallas Cowboys . Read More

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Mamata Banerjee mourns Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi's death

Mamata Banerjee mourns Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi's death

She tweeted: "I am deeply saddened by the death of Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi . His death is an irreparable loss to the Congress party and the country", Gandhi said. My thoughts are with Deepa Dasmunsi ji and family as well as his supporters. The veteran leader became a minister for the first time in 1985, when he was sworn in as Union Minister of State, Commerce. Read More

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Trump Puts Big-Game Trophy Decision on Hold

Trump Puts Big-Game Trophy Decision on Hold

The decision was announced on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's site in a statement that argued that "African elephant trophy hunting in Zimbabwe will enhance the survival of the species in the wild". The animals are listed in the Endangered Species Act, which requires the U.S. government to protect endangered species in other countries. "Furthermore, I am not convinced that elephant populations in the area warrant overconcentration measures". Read More

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Trump Has Awkward Water Bottle Moment, Rubio Was Quick to Comment

Trump Has Awkward Water Bottle Moment, Rubio Was Quick to Comment

The White House has chosen not to respond to requests of social media users on Trump's water drinking. After Trump's similar sip on Wednesday, Rubio shared a clip of the moment on Twitter and reviewed the president's technique. When the president was told there was a bottle on a small table to his right, the president grabbed the bottle, took a sip and resumed his speech. "Has to be done in one single motion & eyes should never leave the camera", the Florida senator tweeted. Read More

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Saudi UN ambassador denies Yemen embargo

Saudi UN ambassador denies Yemen embargo

Jamie McGoldrick said the north of the country had 20 days' stocks of diesel, which were crucial for pumping water and fighting a huge cholera outbreak, and 10 days' stocks of gasoline, with no prospect of resupply soon. "The humanitarian impact of what is happening right now is unimaginable". On Monday, Saudi Arabia said it would begin opening airports and seaports , but that has not happened yet. Read More

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Sessions defends himself to Congress, says he never lied

However, Sessions said he would not acknowledge if he will recuse himself from any probe regarding Clinton, despite earlier pledges to do just that given his high-profile role in the Trump campaign. His letter , signed by 19 other Republicans, said that Judiciary Committee members were concerned that Mueller might not have a broad enough mandate to investigate other election-related matters, which he said included actions taken by Comey, Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Read More

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Gardner: Moore Should Be Expelled From Senate If Elected

Gardner: Moore Should Be Expelled From Senate If Elected

Beverly Young Nelson said Moore groped her and tried to force her to perform oral sex when she was 16 and she worked at a restaurant that Moore frequented. "I tried to open my auto door to leave, but he reached over and he locked it so I could not get out". But Moore could well ignore it since he has routinely ridiculed McConnell's performance as the Senate Republican leader and rebuffed calls from other prominent Republicans to drop out of the race. Read More

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Injured After Driver Plows Car Into Crowd in France

Injured After Driver Plows Car Into Crowd in France

French Police have reported that a vehicle has deliberately driven into group of students near the south-western French city of Toulouse, injuring three. The driver has a history of mental illness, the interior ministry said in a statement. Two were taken to a hospital with injuries that were considered serious, but not life-threatening. Read More

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Hizbullah Rejects Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Resignation

Hizbullah Rejects Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Resignation

The international organization's presence in Lebanon include the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL) who serves as the secretary-general's representative to the Lebanese Government, all political parties and the diplomatic community based in the country, and works on behalf of the UN chief to assist Lebanese parties to reach peaceful and consensus based solutions to contentious issues. Read More

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