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Donald Trump signs executive order to cut regulations on businesses

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Ferguson and members of his staff were joined by Gov. Jay Inslee, who applauded peaceful demonstrations against the order and statements of opposition from religious leaders of many faiths. Amazon and Expedia did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump also has said he would ask the Pentagon to present recommendations for strengthening the nation's Cyber Command, as well as build up the country's offensive capabilities in cyberspace. Read More »

Leeds United likely to sign Premier League striker on deadline day

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Championship side Leeds United are set to secure the services of Ashley Fletcher from West Ham United within the next 24 hours, according to reports from the Daily Mail . Souleymane Doukara is Leeds' second highest scorer with just five goals this season. While this is an impressive achievement, it seems that Leeds rely a bit too much on the prolific forward and should, therefore, sign another striker before the January window is over to consolidate their attacking options. Read More »

Chinese New Year 2017: Year of the Rooster

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They are celebrating the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday for a number of countries in east and southeast Asia, as they mark the first day of the Year of the Rooster . This week, millions of people will be celebrating Chinese New Year. Next, be generous. It's like Christmas, gift and money giving is in full swing the week leading up to the new year. Read More »

Al-Shabaab launches deadly attack on KDF in Somalia

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The Kenya Defense Forces have deployed massively and surrounded the attackers who are still within the vicinity of the camp. "Two mujahideen rammed suicide auto bombs into the base in Kulbiyow town before storming it. The group also claimed to have taken over the base, run by the African Union Mission In Somalia (AMISOM). Al Shabaab, whose assessment of casualties often differs markedly from official versions, typically rams the entrance to a target site with a vehicle or truck bomb so ... Read More »

Trump Brought Personal Cheerleading Squad to CIA Meeting

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I happened to talk to a lot of people who have been in previous administrations-and I guess you can therefore dismiss this as the old way of doing it-but for a president of the United States, a sitting president of the United States, not a candidate, not a spokesman, to go to the Central Intelligence Agency, stand in front of that wall, and make the rambling and inappropriate comments the president made, people were seriously anxious. Read More »

Melania Trump's Sad Face Is the Meme We Didn't Know We Needed

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Franklin Graham recites a prayer for his family. It's like one of those GIFs of Kanye West realizing he's been caught smiling on camera but so much worse, because Melania Trump is married to our actual president. Perhaps, then, Melania is frowning as a reaction to her son being scolded. What makes his speech stand out is its full-throated endorsement of a protectionist foreign policy, such as when he says, 'Protection will lead to great prosperity and strength.' The position he takes ... Read More »

Killing TTP is bad news for Americans, but great for China

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Gary Clyde Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, described Trump's executive order to withdraw from TPP as "more symbol than anything new". "We've been talking about this for a long time", Trump said before signing the memorandum that withdrew the USA from the agreement. Rooney said he didn't expect the end of TPP - which had been expected no matter who was president - to have a practical impact in MA, but that renegotiations of NAFTA could affect ... Read More »

First 100 days: What executive orders has Trump signed?

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This is where executive orders come in. However, there was some confusion as to what the order actually means. The order states agencies can " waive, defer, grant exemptions from or delay implementation of any provision or requirement" of Obamacare that imposes a burden "to the maximum extent permitted by law". Read More »

Ivanka Trump Movers Shocked By Display In Front Of House

A report in CBS News said as Trump and his family drove away from Trump Tower, his luxurious power centre and campaign headquarters in Manhattan, some onlookers and hecklers gathered on the street to watch the motorcade. Go ahead and trust her taste - but what do we know about her political judgment? Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism before marrying Jared Kushner ( Photo: Splash News). Read More »

Bill Clinton Didn't Look Too Happy During President Donald Trump's Inauguration Speech

Attendees at the lunch included the families of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, members of both congressional parties and members of the new administration. "To just literally see Donald Trump walk out the door with President Obama, get into his vehicle to go to his inauguration, and Hillary Clinton walking with her husband who was president, knowing she will never be at the very same time", Bash said. Read More »

Former US President George H.W. Bush and wife in hospital

Bush, who at 92 is the oldest living USA former president, has been at the same hospital since Saturday after experiencing shortness of breath , family spokesman Jim McGrath said on Wednesday. Both President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama sent their well wishes to the Bushes as well. While in the hospital, President Bush visited with Cernan family, and was able to say goodbye to former NASA astronaut Gene Cernan, who died on Monday. Read More »

George Michael Death Scandal: Boyfriend Under Fire

Authorities announced that Michael's autopsy results were "inconclusive", and said there would be further tests conducted. "I believe he had suicidal thoughts, because his mental health was all over the place". I want to get to the truth of what happened, exactly what was in his blood at the time , who gave it to him, what did he have it again'. In a Facebook post, Georgiou wrote, "They never lived together". Read More »

MSU's Suzy Merchant takes medical leave of absence

Following Saturday's (Jan. 14) game at Rutgers, Merchant remained in New Jersey to undergo more testing at a local hospital after experiencing similar symptoms that she felt during a January 1 home contest against IL. 2-ranked Notre Dame at the Breslin Center in East Lansing on December 20, 2016. Agugua coached the team against Purdue earlier this month when Merchant missed a game. Read More »

Pro-life women banned from anti-Trump Women's March on Washington

Similarly, Herndon-De La Rosa told The Atlantic her group's members are "true feminists" and said it would look bad for any pro-life group to protest women instead of supporting them. The Women's March on Washington's message could not be clearer: "women" does not include pro-life women or women in the womb. "We apologize for this error". Read More »

Kate Mara and Jamie Bell are officially engaged

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The couple were previously rumoured to be engaged previous year, but when asked about the rumours Mara laughed, while Bell gave a direct "No". The actress tweeted out a photo of herself on January 8 wearing what appeared to be an engagement ring. Read More »

Seven-day local weather forecast for January 15 through January 21

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Flooding is expected to recede early this week, said Chris Hintz, meteorologist and forecaster for the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Tuesday: Rain or freezing rain likely before 10am, then rain. Tuesday: A slight chance of rain after 4pm. Low around 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. Read More »

Georgia gun store owner shoots, kills robbery suspect

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Surveillance footage at Dixie Gun and Pawn in Mableton, Georgia, showed the moment the would-be criminal and an accomplice stormed into the store dressed in ski masks. He landed two shots on one of the robbers who was instantly floored while the other ran away. "Get down on the floor, get down on the floor or I'll kill you", Groover said the suspects demanded. Read More »

Now We Know Why Obama's Youngest Daughter Wasn't At His Farewell Speech

The Obama family will move into an eight-bedroom, nine-and-a-half-bathroom home in the exclusive Kalorama neighborhood until their youngest graduates from school, according to Town & Country magazine. The speech carried the " hopeful " and " forward-looking " tones that White House officials told CNN to expect, but there was a point during which Obama was interrupted by boos from the crowd. Read More »

I will join politics soon, says Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

Great number of group gathering before Deepa Jayakumar's home each day. There are several banners which graphically depict Deepa giving a bouquet to Jayalalithaa. Looking similar to her aunt in appearance but unsure of herself, the political novice said she has the responsibility to protect Amma's name and reputation. Read More »

Season 3 of The Man in the High Castle Greenlit

Additionally, the series has found new leadership in Eric Overmyer (Bosch, The Affair), who'll take on the role of showrunner. However, the Amazon series also appears to have a brighter future with " Bosch " executive producer Eric Overmyer at the helm. Read More »

Mother killed in ski lift accident

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The chair remained attached to the cable, according to witnesses. The last fatal fall in Colorado, which accounts for more than a fifth of skier visits nationwide, happened in 2002 when the manager of Winter Park Ski Resort fell about 15 feet from a lift after suffering seizure-like symptoms. Read More »

Todd Fisher: Debbie Reynolds didn't die of a broken heart

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He said relatives were gathering over the weekend to firm up funeral arrangements, including dates. The festive season is usually a time of great joy, but at the very end of 2016, our hearts were filled with sadness for the loss of three inspiring showbiz icons - George Michael, Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds . Read More »

Donald Trump, Melania receive standing ovation at Christmas Eve mass

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Trump has bemoaned the increased use of the term "Happy Holidays" in place of "Merry Christmas" as a sign that Christianity is under attack. In 2005, the Trumps were married at Bethesda-by-the-Sea - they held their reception at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's private club about three miles down the coastline - and a year later they christened their son, Barron, in the sanctuary. Read More »

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukherjea wants to share her wealth

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In its reply to the court, the CBI also annexed an e-mail written by Indrani's son Mikhail to the agency saying that he doesn't want her to visit Guwahati. After Indrani murdered Sheena on April 24, 2012, she went to the Taj Lands End hotel in Bandra (W), and then returned to her Worli flat, where she mixed sedatives in Mekhail's drink and tried to kill him, the police allege. Read More »

What happens to ISIS fighters when they are captured

The offensive to free Mosul of IS mil. "We have seen the whole organization collapsing in terms of standing in the face of our own armed forces", al-Abadi said in an interview with the Associated Press . Another five suicide auto bombs exploded when his men fired at them before they reached their targets, he added. A healthcare worker said militants had forcibly taken over an office at the clinic and that several had been there at the time of the attack, along with about 50 patients. Read More »

15-year-old Mathew Borges pleads not guilty in decapitation of classmate

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According to the police's statements, the boy was declared missing by his family back in November. Paulino said the family did not know Borges and did not consider him to be a close friend of her son. "This is obviously shocking and disconcerting news". "Nobody deserves this. It's awful to think about, to even remotely think about". The teen's death shook the Lawrence community. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Ready To Get Very Friendly With Donald Trump

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The Journal Star asked Peter Oster, Annie Himes and Joshua Valdez - all of whom are now teaching in Russia or other former Soviet regions - what life is like in Russia, how Russians see the US election, how each has made sense of Trump's election from afar and what hopes they have for future relations between the two countries. Read More »

Watch Obama's Final White House Christmas Tree Lighting

Thursday. The tree was then located on the Ellipse south of the White House, and was a 48-foot Balsam fir tree. The president briefly spoke to the gathered crowd. It will be the 94th Annual Pageant of Peace Ceremony. She was joined in performances by singer-songwriter Marc Anthony, gospel singer Yolanda Adams, and country stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. Read More »