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Grammy 2018 predictions: Expect Bruno, 'Despacito' to win big

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Telecast Only about a dozen awards will be handed out in the prime-time telecast. Here's a look at how 10 of the top names are likely to fare when the winners' envelopes are opened Sunday night, January 28, in New York City . Meanwhile, Childish Gambino's album is way too artsy. The show will be hosted by James Corden and held in Madison Square Garden in NY. Get thee to a cable box: The Grammys will air exclusively on CBS , beginning at 7:30pm ET (4:30pm PT). Read More »

Federer into Australian Open final after Chung retires

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Cilic has had an extra day of rest but Federer was hardly taxed on Friday night, and occupied for only an hour. But he admits Cilic is risky and will be better than their last meeting. Federer has split his last 10 grand slam final appearances and hasn't lost a grand slam final since the 2015 US Open . Ahead of Sunday's final, Federer admitted that he's playing the best tennis of his illustrious career. Read More »

Saudi billionaire prince released from detention

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Alwaleed was among hundreds of people, including princes, tycoons and former cabinet members, who were detained in November as the authorities in Saudi Arabia embarked on what they said was a determined and overdue campaign to root out a deeply-entrenched system of graft in the kingdom. Read More »

Victims' families of Ky. high school shooting speak before visitations

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She never had a harsh word to say about anything or anyone", Mrs Holt said . "It's not like her not to answer or text back". The girl managed to call her mother as she lay dying. Ashley Collie, 15, a sophomore, said that she was stunned to see Parker being escorted out of the school as a suspect. "She was so handsome and smart and ideal", she said. Read More »

Operation Olive Branch: Turkey's incursion into Syria explained

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he spoke to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who, he said, had suggested the formation of a "30 km security line" inside Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported . Turkish troops and the Syrian fighters have been trying to take the summit of Bursaya Hill, overlooking the eastern approach to Afrin town. "Their presence has been to ensure the stability in Manbij ", he said of US troops. Read More »

Roger Federer into Australian Open 2018 final as Chung retires

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Federer , who won the first set 6-1 and was leading 5-2 in the second when Chung retired hurt, was full of praise for his young opponent. Defending champion Roger Federer aims yet again to rewrite the history books on Sunday as he lines up for a 30th Grand Slam final, with only Marin Cilic standing in the way of another title. Read More »

USA has 'ironclad alliance' with South Korea, Mattis says

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It is unlikely that Russian Federation will stop facilitating Kim Jong-un's nuclear wishes, as Russian Federation does not see a nuclear North Korea as a threat. The resort was reportedly built with luxury goods in 2013 that violated sanctions on North Korea at the time. "The Masikryong Ski Resort's slopes and quality of snow were 'decent, ' there were gates installed, gondolas and ski lifts were also under normal operation", a Unification Ministry official from the delegation said , ... Read More »

Democrats take funding for wall off the table in deal on shutdown

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Republicans have kind of pushed back on this idea that Democrats got a big win because McConnell has been saying for months that he meant to bring up immigration legislation. Cornyn said there had been discussions of he and Durbin being a "clearing house" for suggestions from senators on legislation to rescue Dreamers from the threat of deportation and provide permanent protections for them. Read More »

Box-office numbers of Padmaavat will be earth-shattering: Deepika

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In Delhi, the police had doubled the security with some special police forces like commandos and paramilitary forces since Wednesday due to the release of the film a day before the Republic day. Persisting with the protests, the Karni Sena said their leaders may be arrested and bullets fired but the protest would continue.They claimed that they are getting the support of film hall owners and film distributors. Read More »

La Seine et le Rhin continuent de monter — Crues

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Il a précisé que la crue du week-end s'étalera plusieurs jours la semaine prochaine. A Tours (Indre-et-Loire), les parkings situés sur les bords de la Loire ont été fermés " en raison d'une montée importante du niveau " du fleuve, a indiqué la ville. Read More »

Good news for Bombardier and Belfast as ITC rules against Boeing…

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In every step leading up to Friday's decision Boeing had prevailed. In the meantime, though, "it's a lot of weight off our shoulders", Chartrand said. But Boeing has argued that Airbus and Bombardier would import fuselages and wings, and simply assemble them in Alabama. "I'm genuinely surprised that Bombardier won", he said. Read More »

"J'ai été con", se défend le logeur de djihadistes — Jawad Bendaoud

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Elle ne reprendra qu'une heure plus tard, dans un calme tout relatif. Deux autres personnes seront jugés à ses côtés, respectivement pour " recel de malfaiteurs terroristes " et " non dénonciation de crime terroriste ". Jawad Bendaoud avait été interrogé par les médias quelques minutes avant d'être interpellé par la police. Cet homme de 31 ans comparaît pour " recel de malfaiteurs terroristes " devant le tribunal correctionnel de Paris . Read More »

USA eco growth slows to 2.6% in Q4

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Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.6% annual rate also restrained by a modest pace of inventory accumulation, the Commerce Department said in its advance fourth-quarter GDP report on Friday. Indeed, this report suggests the full year's growth for 2017 will also be around 2.6%, which will be up from 2016, and tied with 2015. The US economy cooled in the final quarter of a year ago, expanding slower than expected, but 2017 still saw faster growth than 2016, according to government ... Read More »

Intel CPUs Will Be Free Of Meltdown And Spectre Bugs

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However, information about Meltdown and Spectre began to leak before the January 4 public announcement, and several companies have reported that patches aimed at addressing the vulnerabilities have created new issues like freezing computers and impacting antivirus products. Read More »

Donald Trump wants Republican to go 'nuclear' to end government shutdown

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Trump ended the DACA program, which provides legal protections to about 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, in the fall. It follows a months-long struggle in Congress to agree on government funding levels and the immigration issue. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a visit to H&K Equipment Company in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, U.S., January 18, 2018. Read More »

Trump calls Mueller firing story 'fake news'

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Nor can Mueller make an impeachment referral to Congress , per law. But this revelation is more concrete than news over the summer. The fact that Trump denied even considering firing Mueller. Richard Blumenthal of CT called on the Senate Judiciary Committee to move forward on two bills that would make it harder to fire the special counsel. Read More »

PM to address plenary session of India-ASEAN commemorative summit today

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While leaders of Saarc (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) - a loosely aligned geopolitical organisation of nations in South Asia - were invited for Modi's first Republic Day event, subsequent years witnessed the presence of US President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande while they were in office. Read More »

Trump denies he ordered sacking of Russian Federation investigator

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John Dowd, an attorney for the president, declined to comment. "I would love to do it", Trump told reporters in the room, adding that an interview could occur within two to three weeks. Trump seemed pretty dead set on it, and only backed off after the White House's top lawyer, Donald McGahn, threatened to resign. Shortly before the interview, Ruddy had visited the White House, leading some to speculate that he was testing the waters for the president. Read More »

Turkey 'will expand its Kurdish offensive' to Iraq border

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vowing to expand Ankara's operation in a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria eastward, toward the frontier with Iraq. The Russian military said flags and emblems of a rebel group trained by the USA instructors in Tanf were found in the trucks along with Western-made jamming devices and propaganda leaflets of the Islamic State group. Read More »

Trump Meets With British And Israeli Prime Ministers At World Economic Forum

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Instead it got Donald Trump the salesman. The United States is committed to free and fair trade while bracing itself for possible retaliation from China over new tariffs, top U.S. He also slipped on his economics professor cap, telling the gathering of powerful politicians and wealthy business executives that "to be successful, it is not enough to invest in our economy - we must invest in our people". Read More »

Trump plan to offer citizenship to 1.8m undocumented immigrants

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Expect Democrat leaders to use the DACA issue for more political theater. In response, mayors from some of those cities, including one Republican , boycotted a meeting with the president at the White House. Officials said the 1.8 million people could apply to become citizens in 10 to 12 years providing they had jobs and did not commit crimes. Although, Trump may find the plan unacceptable to some conservatives and Democrats. Read More »

White House Seems To Support Releasing Secret Congressional Memo

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But, when the memo finally leaks, the media will likely give it undue attention, Drum writes . "I haven't looked at the memo, and I haven't seen the memo", he said . You may remember that Nunes stepped aside from the committee's Russian Federation investigation amid an ethics probe into his handling of classified information. Read More »

USA government shutdown: what is behind the stalemate?

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Hundreds of thousands of government employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave , including numerous White House's 1700 workers. On Saturday morning, Donald Trump greeted the news with a typical flurry of tweets . Democrats want President Trump to negotiate over immigration as part of a budget deal, but Republicans say no agreement is possible while federal government services are closed. Read More »

Trump lawyer clarifies president wasn't volunteering for Mueller grand jury

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Earlier in the week, current and former USA officials said that the special counsel has been moving at a rapid clip for at one part of his inquiry - whether Trump obstructed justice. Mueller was appointed special counsel in May after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who was then heading up the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

North Korea threatens to 'smash' challenges to plans to re-unify country

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She referenced " reports of the regime continuing to smuggle coal into neighbouring Asian countries", defying a ban on coal exports, and of North Korea "illegally obtaining refined petroleum" through ship-to-ship transfers. At the same time, however, North Korea is reportedly planning a major military event in Pyongyang to celebrate its anniversary just one day before the start of the Olympics . Read More »

Larry Nassar Judge Rosemarie Aquilina Is Also A Crime Novel Author

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More than 150 victims gave statements at Nassar's sentencing hearing. "Should you ever reach the point of truly facing what you have done, the weight of guilt in the face of the horrific evil you committed, will be crushing". "If she's not on Time Magazine or if she's not Woman of the Year in some form, it's very important that she be recognized for the great work that she's doing", says co-host Claudia Oshry . Read More »

White House says 'immigration framework' will be unveiled next week

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The proposals, which are likely to find resistance from some of Mr Trump's conservative allies, also include tighter restrictions on legal immigration and 25 billion U.S. He also wrote, "It would be far cheaper to erect a 50-foot concrete statue of a middle finger and point it towards Latin America, because both a wall and the statue would be equally offensive and equally ineffective and both would express Trump's deeply held suspicion of Latinos". Read More »

Mueller is Pushing, Trump Wants to Go Under Oath

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed by the Mueller inquiry for several hours last week. Trump made the surprise comments on Wednesday during an impromptu chat with reporters who had gathered for a background briefing from a White House official. Read More »

L'oral pourrait compter pour 15% de la note finale — Réforme du bac

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L'épreuve de philosophie serait maintenue pour tous. Le rapport explique également qu'il serait bon de passer à un rythme semestriel d'une durée de 18 semaines, de septembre à janvier et de février à juin. Seraient aussi prévus des cours consacrés à la méthodologie et à l'orientation professionnelle. De même qu'un "grand oral" , au moins équivalent à 15 % de la note générale, qui devrait porter sur un projet interdisciplinaire développé par l'élève. Read More »

Trump seeks $25 bil. for wall, offers 'dreamers' citizenship

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One official said the Thursday release represents a plan for the Senate , with the administration expecting a different bill to pass the House. "Tell 'em not to be concerned, OK?" "Tell them not to worry". "Amnesty comes in many forms, but it seems they all eventually grow in size and scope", said Michael Needham, the director of the conservative think tank's political arm. Read More »

Hundreds of workers in Montreal demonstrate for better NAFTA deal

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Trump proposes hiking the share of a typical vehicle that must be built in the three countries to 85%, from 62.5% now, and adding an additional requirement for 50% USA content. As for bacon , many feeder pigs are born in Canada, then shipped to the USA for farmers to "finish", and ultimately, lead to bacon. The coming days could clarify that as Canada reaches out with ideas intended as an olive branch on two of the most acrimonious topics of the NAFTA negotiations: the rules for autos, ... Read More »

Mayors around United States push back against Trump on sanctuary cities

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Less known about these localities is that they do turn over immigrants in custody who have been charged with serious crimes. Officials sent letters to 25 jurisdictions across the USA threatening to issue subpoenas if they don't willingly relinquish documents showing they aren't withholding information about the citizenship or immigration status of people in custody. Read More »