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World Media State of the Nation Address to go ahead next Thursday
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The ANC has been discussing whether to tell Zuma, whose presidency has been marred by corruption scandals, to resign. South Africa's rand edged higher early on Wednesday as the dollar fell, with market attention pinned on President Jacob Zuma's future as head of state.

World Media People of Rajasthan have rejected BJP: Rahul
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Will the results trigger a rethink on simultaneous polls? The fight in Ajmer was between Raghu Sharma of Congress and Ramswaroop Lamba of BJP . The Congress defeated BJP in both Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats with a huge margin, thus, increasing its tally in the Lower House to 48.

World Media Rosenstein asked for Trump to reconsider releasing Nunes memo, Washington Post reports
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Rosenstein " appeared surprised" by Trump's questions, according to CNN . A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to comment when reached by the Daily News Wednesday afternoon. Rosenstein's White House meet with Trump came just a few days before his December 13 testimony to the House Judiciary Committee. Trump has at times dismissed the probe as a politically motivated "witchhunt".

World Media California Middle School Shooting Injures 2 Students, 1 Critically
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Eric Scott said. The shooting was reported around 9 a.m. Thursday at Sal Castro Middle School just west of downtown Los Angeles . Students are led away from the school after the shooting in Los Angeles . The motive is under investigation, Ramirez said. "Not safe, not safe, very insecure", she said. Claudia Anzueto, Jordan Valenzuela's mother, said the boy was crying when he called her from a borrowed cellphone to tell her he was OK.

World Media Emily Blunt to star with Dwayne Johnson
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Jungle Cruise is set to be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who recently directed the shark thriller The Shadows . Michael Green is said to have written the current draft of the script, and he did pretty well with Logan , which earned him, James Mangold and Scott Frank an Academy Award nomination this year for Best Adapted Screenplay - something rare for a superhero film.

World Media Vatican to probe Chile clergy abuse
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Bishop Barros has been accused of protecting his former mentor, the Rev. Fernando Karadima, who was found guilty back in 2011 of abusing a number of boys. Cardinal Zen said he traveled to the Vatican in January to ensure that Pope Francis personally received letters on the situation in China , particularly regarding the case of two "legitimate bishops" -those recognized by the Vatican - "being asked by the "Holy See" to resign and make place for illegitimate, even explicitly ...

World Media U.S. missile interceptor test fails
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The missile in Wednesday's test, SM-3 Block IIA, was built by Raytheon and is a project in development as a collaboration between the USA and Japan. The reported failure comes as tensions with North Korea are high, and as Japan plans to buy the system for its own defense. An intercept test for the missile last June also failed, but there was a successful test in early 2017.

World Media Area House members react to President's State of the Union Address
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This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners. Willene Bryan, Century - I think it was a great speech. False . Trump won't stop making this claim, even though zero evidence supports it. Tax cuts signed by President Ronald Reagan were larger as a share of the economy and in terms of their effects on federal revenues.

Author: 0 Bettor places $500k on Eagles in Super Bowl LII

The Jags beating the New England Patriots , coupled with assistants leaving for other coaching jobs and the infamous ESPN article outlining the inner-turmoil screamed done dynasty. But this team is different. "Right now my focus is on Sunday against the Eagles", Belichick said. Can The Philadelphia Eagles Pull Off The Impossible? The Eagles were a losing team under Chip Kelly that season, but still went on the road and knocked off the 10-1 Patriots.

World Media Tillerson, Mattis call for calming tensions in Gulf dispute
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Qatar is home to a major USA military base that is key to the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and Mattis said that "a united GCC bolsters our effectiveness on many fronts". What, in reality, have American, United and Delta achieved for their money? The State Department said Tuesday that within a year Qatar Airways is to begin issuing annual public statements "in accordance with internationally recognized accounting standards".

World Media Trump calls North Korea leadership 'depraved'
Author: 0 Trump calls North Korea leadership 'depraved'

The most plausible explanation for North Korea's inclusion is the nuclear threat it poses to the U.S. Trump has escalated that threat, repeatedly warning of North Korea's destruction and demanding China's assistance in discrediting the regime.

World Media Saudi Arabia returns over $107 billion from corruption suspects
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia returns over $107 billion from corruption suspects

Kingdom Holding's employees welcomed Prince Alwaleed bin Talal at the entrance of the company with clapping, a video on social media showed. The decision to free him, and the release of several other well-known tycoons on Friday, suggested the main part of the corruption probe was winding down after it sent shockwaves through Saudi Arabia's business and political establishment.

World Media Chiefs Of Three Main Russian Intelligence Agencies Travel To Washington
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Schumer wants to know whether sanctions were discussed, whether Naryshkin also met with White House or national security officials and whether other sanctioned Russian officials were along on the trip. "Which U.S. official did he meet with?" Some intelligence officers have said they see a disconnect between the administration's desire for rapprochement and public statements from intelligence leaders that Russian Federation will continue to try to disrupt the USA democratic process.

World Media Body found in Fairfax County park positively identified as Jholie Moussa, 16
Author: 0 Body found in Fairfax County park positively identified as Jholie Moussa, 16

Her body was recovered on Friday from Woodlawn Park, less than a mile from her family's home. He was arrested on January 18 and charged with a prior felony assault. A source told Fox 5 that one of the last calls to Moussa's phone came from an area near the park where she was found dead. "With Jholie literally falling off the electronic radar, no communication, no social media, no postings, and talking with the family, this clearly was now something that was beyond normal", FCPD Major Crimes ...

World Media Classified Australian files 'accidentally sold'
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Dubbing the documents the Cabinet Files , the network calls it "one of the biggest breaches of cabinet security in Australian history", adding that "the story of their release is as gripping as it is alarming and revealing". The ABC also said the documents "expose repeated security breaches of Australia's most sensitive and classified documents and a seemingly casual attitude of some of those charged with keeping the documents safe".

World Media Wave of foreclosures could hit Puerto Rico
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Congress and the Supreme Court have also allowed Puerto Rico to be governed as an unincorporated territory, which means that the federal government is less responsible for the island than it would be for, say, a state, despite the fact that Puerto Ricans are Americans with full citizenship.

World Media Eurozone inflation falls as energy price rises slow
Author: 0 Eurozone inflation falls as energy price rises slow

With the crisis abating, the eurozone is growing strongly - figures Tuesday showed that the bloc expanded by 2.5 percent in 2017, its highest rate for a decade. Unemployment in the Eurozone is falling steadily as a lagged response to strong growth, and we think this trend will persist in coming quarters. Jacob Deppe, head of trading at online trading platform Infinox, said low inflation, robust economic growth and a strengthening currency "could be a potent mix" for the eurozone in ...

World Media Iran slams Trump for 'ignorance' in State of the Union comments
Author: 0 Iran slams Trump for 'ignorance' in State of the Union comments

The president then addressed the other Iranian elephant in the chamber, declaring: "I am asking the Congress to address the fundamental flaws in the bad Iran nuclear deal". At least three of the parties to the deal - France, Britain and Germany - have said they are willing to toughen sanctions on Iran outside the framework of the deal, including those targeting its missile development.

World Media Senate defeats 20-week abortion ban
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Wade . The measure, known as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, rests on the idea that beginning at 20 weeks gestation a fetus can experience pain, and thus is tortured by abortion - a heavily disputed notion that rests on weak medical foundation.

World Media Rape claims depart distinguished Swiss Islamic scholar in custody
Author: 0 Rape claims depart distinguished Swiss Islamic scholar in custody

Professor of Islamic studies at University of Oxford faces two accusations, which he denies. Shorlty after, a second woman came forward who said she had gone through a similar experience with Ramadan in 2009. The United States barred him from the country for several years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, preventing him taking up an academic post there.

World Media Nunes, GOP just gave you CLASSIFIED clearance
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Republican lawmakers say the four-page document raises questions about the validity of the investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, now led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . The memo claims Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein , a Trump appointee, abused his authority by approving the surveillance extension because it's based, in part, on research by former British spy Christopher Steele, who had been financed by the Democratic National ...

World Media Seaplane that crashed in Sydney killing Compass Group exec was off course
Author: 0 Seaplane that crashed in Sydney killing Compass Group exec was off course

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau report said the DHC-2 Beaver had made a steep right turn before diving nose-first into the Hawkesbury River at Jerusalem Bay, about 50km from the city. Details of the plane's accident in 1996, which has been previously reported, was also mentioned. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff as it was climbing for a flight south to Sydney following a restaurant lunch.

World Media US Rep. Trey Gowdy Says He Won't Run For Re-election
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Gowdy, 53, becomes the tenth committee chairman to call it quits before the mid-terms. Democrats roundly criticized the committee - and Gowdy as its chair - for using the investigation to attack former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election.

World Media FBI Director Opposes Release of 'False' Nunes Memo
Author: 0 FBI Director Opposes Release of 'False' Nunes Memo

According to Bloomberg , Wray believes that said memo is full of inaccuracies, and paints a false narrative of the Bureau's activities. The West Wing meeting Monday with Kelly, which was originally scheduled to discuss other matters, is the latest sign of the tension between the administration and the Justice Department .

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