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Jan 15 2017

Doping: Three Chinese weightlifters lose Olympic gold medals

The International Olympic Committee disqualified weightlifting gold medallists Cao Lei, Chen Xiexia, and Liu Chunhong from the Beijing Games after they tested positive fo...

Jan 15 2017

US Set to Lift Some Sanctions Against Sudan

In a letter to Congress, US President Barack Obama said "actions of the government of Sudan has been altered by Sudan's positive actions over the past six months". "The...

Jan 14 2017

Cuomo Proposes Free College Tuition For Middle Class

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced what a media release from his office described as a comprehensive plan to advance the NY state's educational institutions, workforce investm...

Jan 14 2017

Far-Right French Politician Marine LePen Is at Trump Tower

But Le Pen showing up at Trump Tower certainly looks a fitting - if possibly depressing - signifier of the new world order we're now in. The group Human Rights Watch me...

Jan 14 2017

Greek Cypriot President Anastasiades and Turkey's Erdogan clash over troops on Cyprus

Global diplomats are set to join the rival leaders of ethnically split Cyprus for talks that the United Nations says are the best chance to reunify the island after four ...

Jan 13 2017

5 questions with the Falcons Wire before Divisional Playoffs vs. Seahawks

They're in the way. That's their job. They call what they call. Now that the regular season is over they're getting their due. We're all hopeful the Falcons will win ...

Jan 13 2017

Food Sales Up At Marks & Spencer In Third Quarter

That complemented another strong quarter for M&S's Simply Food stores, where like-for-like sales were up 0.6% against a strong comparative and total sales rose 5.6%, driv...

Jan 13 2017

Oil recovers some previous losses, but doubts over supply cuts linger

US energy companies last week added oil rigs for a tenth week in a row, extending a recovery in activity into an eighth month as crude prices remained at levels at which ...

Jan 12 2017

Light plane crash, Agnes Waters

There were four people on the light aircraft when it came down around 11am on Tuesday in Queensland. The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is aware of the ...

Jan 11 2017

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 released for PC

Users can now pause updates for up to 35 days, although it was unclear which updates can be postponed. This details the main features of Windows 10 Insider preview buil...

Jan 11 2017

Suspect in attack on US official in Mexico brought to US

The wounded consular official is Christopher Ashcraft, who is in his first posting with the State Department, according to an affidavit from Federal Bureau of Investigati...

Jan 11 2017

Magnitsky List extension aimed at further deterioration of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Washington's decision to blacklist Investigative Committee chief Alexander Bastrykin and Litvinenko's alleged assassin...

Jan 11 2017

PS4 Slim White Model Announced By Sony, Here's Where It's Available

There has been no mention of a North American or Australian release at this time. As well as rivaling the sleek Robot White Xbox One S, released last summer, this m...

Jan 11 2017

News Broadcast Accidentally Orders Dollhouses Thanks to Amazon's Alexa

While the assistant may have inconvenienced users by ordering unwanted doll houses, it is evident that Amazon has done its utmost to ensure that its virtual assistant rem...

Jan 10 2017

Boris Johnson in United States for first meetings with new government

The Foreign Secretary was expected to meet Mr Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and the president-elect's strategist Steve Bannon in NY. Johnson is expected to travel to...

Jan 10 2017

Detroit 2017: North American Vehicles of the Year for 2017 Named

News on the various vehicles of the year awards broke this morning at NAIAS 2017, and - while the victor of auto of the Year was no surprise - the pick isn't without a li...

Jan 09 2017

Gunman shoots US consular official leaving Mexican mall

The official's name has not been released, but officials say he is hospitalized in stable condition. A video posted online by the consulate in Guadalajara shows the sho...

Jan 08 2017

Theresa May to visit Trump soon

Ms Hill posted last December: "Donald Trump is a chump", while Mr Timothy wrote in March: "American politics was depressing enough before Trump took off", and said he "di...

Jan 06 2017

That thought echoes in a joyous declaration from Janelle Monáe just six minutes into the candied history pageant Hidden Figures . Katherine doesn't want to make waves bu...

Jan 06 2017

Mata, Ibrahimovic lead Man United over West Ham

I like him as a player, but when you are injured you don't do somersaults and back flips and roll over and over, you stay still and his reaction didn't help. "I prefer to...