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'I believe in the American people:' Obama upbeat in last news conference - USA TODAY

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:01

USA TODAY

'I believe in the American people:' Obama upbeat in last news conference
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — President Obama brimmed with optimism in an upbeat final news conference Wednesday, championing America's diversity and encouraging citizens to do more to advance voting rights. "I believe in this country. I believe in the American ...

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Far-Right German Politician Stirs Outrage With Holocaust Memorial Criticism - Huffington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:50

Huffington Post

Far-Right German Politician Stirs Outrage With Holocaust Memorial Criticism
Huffington Post
Bjoern Hoecke, a leader in the populist Alternative for Germany party, called a Berlin memorial “a monument of shame.” 01/18/2017 05:48 pm ET. Nick Robins-Early World News Reporter, The Huffington Post ...
German AfD rightist triggers fury with Holocaust memorial commentsYahoo News
Outrage Over German Populist's Call to End Nazi Guilt CultureBreitbart News
A Right-wing Politician Says Germany Should Stop Atoning For…Foreign Policy (blog)
Chicago Tribune -ABC News -International Business Times -Haaretz
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Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Heroes is coming to Android on February 2nd - The Verge

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:22

Forbes

Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Heroes is coming to Android on February 2nd
The Verge
Nintendo has provided some new details on its next mobile game, a smartphone take on the long-running strategy series Fire Emblem. The game — dubbed Fire Emblem: Heroes — is described as a tactical role playing game. According to Nintendo, the ...
Nintendo's next big smartphone game is coming to Android first, iPhone laterBusiness Insider
Nintendo reveals new Fire Emblem games for Switch, 3DS, and mobileVentureBeat
Fire Emblem Heroes brings the tactical RPG to Android and iOSPolygon
Business Wire (press release) -Kotaku -Mashable -Mac Rumors
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Earthquakes rock Italy as heavy snow persists, spreads to Balkan Peninsula - AccuWeather.com

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:06

AccuWeather.com

Earthquakes rock Italy as heavy snow persists, spreads to Balkan Peninsula
AccuWeather.com
As Italy was rocked by four strong earthquakes in an hour on Wednesday, the nation and the Balkan Peninsula will face more heavy snow and rain through Thursday. While most of central and southern Italy will receive rain and thunderstorms, heavy snow ...

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Truck bomb kills at least 60, including army troops, in northern Mali - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:47

Washington Post

Truck bomb kills at least 60, including army troops, in northern Mali
Washington Post
BAMAKO, Mali — A suicide truck bomb killed at least 60 people, including army personnel, in northern Mali on Wednesday as the country struggles to implement a peace deal crafted after Islamist groups, some linked to al-Qaeda, took over key northern ...

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The Latest: It's never too cold for hockey in Davos - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:11

The Latest: It's never too cold for hockey in Davos
Minneapolis Star Tribune
It's barely above zero degrees Fahrenheit and the bulk of the day's discussions at the World Economic Forum are done. What to do? Hockey of course. A group of business people from several countries hit the ice outside the forum in the Swiss ski resort ...

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US Officials Say Sizable Arab Force Identified for Raqqa Campaign - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:08

Wall Street Journal

US Officials Say Sizable Arab Force Identified for Raqqa Campaign
Wall Street Journal
The U.S.-led coalition in Syria has amassed an Arab force it considers large enough to move the fight against Islamic State into the city of Raqqa, U.S. military officials said, which would represent a significant advance after months of scrambling to ...
Russia, Turkey Conduct Joint Airstrikes on IS in SyriaNew York Times

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Egypt Puts Soccer Star Aboutrika on No-Fly, Terror List - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:43

Egypt Puts Soccer Star Aboutrika on No-Fly, Terror List
New York Times
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities have placed one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players on a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations he helped finance the Muslim Brotherhood, now banned as a terrorist organization, judicial officials ...

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Professional Activists Are Behind 'Chaos' Plot Targeting Trump Inauguration - Breitbart News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:30

Breitbart News

Professional Activists Are Behind 'Chaos' Plot Targeting Trump Inauguration
Breitbart News
While the protest movement plotting to disrupt President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration is largely attempting to portray itself as grassroots, in actuality professional left-wing activists are leading the charge. A main protest coalition group calls ...

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A guide to inauguration week parties, exhibitions, concerts and more - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:09

Washington Post

A guide to inauguration week parties, exhibitions, concerts and more
Washington Post
Inaugural weekends in Washington are rarely as reserved, or as compact, as the one ahead for Donald Trump. The Republican president-elect, who will be sworn in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Friday, will visit fewer balls, walk fewer steps on a ...

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US scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row. - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:58

Washington Post

US scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.
Washington Post
This story has been updated. In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which, itself, had ...
Earth sets hottest year record for third-straight time,Salon
Again, we just experienced the hottest year on recordCNN
2016 Was The Hottest Year On RecordHuffington Post
UN News Centre -Slate Magazine (blog) -Yahoo News -USA TODAY
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Tight security as Madame Tussaud's unveils UK waxwork of Trump - Reuters

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:48

Reuters

Tight security as Madame Tussaud's unveils UK waxwork of Trump
Reuters
A new wax figure of President-elect Donald Trump is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan. 1/4. left. right. Gallery assistants pose, pretending to put the finishing touches to the hair and ...
Photos of Donald Trump wax replica releasedThe Boston Globe
Madame Tussaud's Won't Say How Big Donald Trump's Wax Figure's Hands AreMediaite
Donald Trump figure unveiled at Madame TussaudsToledo Blade
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Gunfire Erupts at Mexican Private School, 3 Wounded - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:54

The Independent

Gunfire Erupts at Mexican Private School, 3 Wounded
New York Times
MONTERREY, Mexico — State officials said a student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, seriously wounding himself, a teacher and another student. Nuevo Leon state security spokesman Aldo ...
German vice chancellor condemns populist's Holocaust remarksWHIO
Three badly hurt in shooting at American college in northern MexicoReuters
Civil defense officials report gunfire at private school in northern Mexico city of Monterrey; injuries reportedWashington Post
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Egypt puts retired football star on terrorism list - Reuters

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:52

Reuters

Egypt puts retired football star on terrorism list
Reuters
Mohamed Aboutrika of Egypt's Al Ahly smiles from the bus to fans after Friday prayers at Lebanon Mosque in Agadir, one of the host cities for the FIFA Club World Cup, December 13, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh. By Arwa Gaballa | CAIRO.
Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror listWashington Post
Former Egypt Football Star Added to 'Terror List'Newsweek
Egyptian Soccer Legend A Terrorist? Mohamed Aboutrika Added To Terror ListInternational Business Times
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Donald Trump: 'I Don't Like Tweeting' (Video) - SFGate

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 08:39

SFGate

Donald Trump: 'I Don't Like Tweeting' (Video)
SFGate
Despite his very active Twitter feed, Donald Trump claims he doesn't enjoy tweeting. “Look, I don't like tweeting, I have other things I could be doing,” the president-elect said in an interview with “Fox & Friends” co-host Ainsley Earhardt. “But I get ...
Trump offers odd denial of pee-pee-gate: 'I was never even in that room for that period of time'Raw Story
Trump Plans to Start Work of Governing on MondayNewsmax
Trump claims he 'doesn't like' using TwitterSky News

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Trump: CIA should not have played a part in spreading 'fake news' about him - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:36

Washington Post

Trump: CIA should not have played a part in spreading 'fake news' about him
Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump criticized U.S. intelligence officials during a Fox News interview for their role in compiling a memo that suggested Russia might have compromising information on him. In the interview, aired Wednesday morning on Fox News's ...
Commentary: Open secrets – and Trump's wrath – will challenge new CIA chiefReuters
Trump's fight with the CIA is a danger to all of usRaw Story
Why The Russians Likely Have No Control Over Donald TrumpHuffington Post
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Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 06:54

CNN

Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches
CNN
CNN gained unique access inside the White House to document President Obama's final days. Watch "The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House" Wednesday at 9P ET/PT. Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama will leave office Friday ...
Trump, Manning and Obama's leveraged legacyFox News
President Obama is leaving office on a very high noteWashington Post
Trump to enter office as least popular president in 40 yearsYahoo News
Los Angeles Times -Politico -Salon -BBC News
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Brexit: Boris Johnson warns against 'punishment beatings' - BBC News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 06:47

BBC News

Brexit: Boris Johnson warns against 'punishment beatings'
BBC News
Boris Johnson has warned EU leaders not to give the UK "punishment beatings" for Brexit "in the manner of some World War Two movie". The foreign secretary said penalising "escape" was "not in the interests of our friends and our partners". PM Theresa ...
U.K.'s Johnson Warns Hollande Not to Act Like a Movie NaziBloomberg
UK minister warns against WWII-style Brexit 'beatings'Yahoo News
UK's Johnson raises hackles over WW2 'punishment beatings' jibe at HollandeReuters
Telegraph.co.uk
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Jallikattu row Live: Panneerselvam urges youths to call off protests, will meet Modi on Thursday - Firstpost

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 06:18

Firstpost

Jallikattu row Live: Panneerselvam urges youths to call off protests, will meet Modi on Thursday
Firstpost
TS Sudhir, in his Firstpost article, argues that "outpouring of the anger and anguish" that is being witnessed at the Marina Beach simply indicates the failure of political class in understanding the Tamil sentiment. "Over the past 48 hours, the ...
AS--India-Bull-Taming SportYahoo News
Thousands protest against ban on Indian bullfightingXinhua
Thousands demand lifting ban on bull-taming sport in IndiaMetroNews Canada
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Israeli police, ramming suspect killed as clashes erupt over home demolitions - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 06:07

CNN

Israeli police, ramming suspect killed as clashes erupt over home demolitions
CNN
Jerusalem (CNN) A police officer was killed in southern Israel on Wednesday in a ramming attack ahead of protests against the demolition of homes belonging to minority Bedouin Arabs, police said. The suspected Bedouin attacker was shot dead. The ...
Villager and Israeli Police Officer Die in Clash at Bedouin HamletNew York Times
Israeli police officer killed as fights break out over demolitionsFox News
Two dead as Bedouins, Israeli police clash at town demolition siteUPI.com
WRAL.com -International Business Times -Forward -Jerusalem Post Israel News
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