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Oxfam: Tax-dodging helps these 8 rich men own half world's wealth – Fair or foul? - BizNews

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 03:37

Oxfam: Tax-dodging helps these 8 rich men own half world's wealth – Fair or foul?
BizNews
The managers at Oxfam, a charity, are no fools when it comes to garnering headlines for a cause they believe in. They have issued a press release, reminding the world that the globe's eight richest people own half the world's wealth, to coincide with ...

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Oman Accepts Guantanamo Bay Detainees - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 02:59

Wall Street Journal

Oman Accepts Guantanamo Bay Detainees
Wall Street Journal
DUBAI—Oman accepted 10 detainees from the U.S.'s Guantanamo Bay facility on Monday, as President Barack Obama tries to reduce prisoner numbers there in the last days of his administration. Oman accepted the men in accordance with U.S. efforts to ...
Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay inmates at US requestWHIO
Oman Accepts 10 Guantanamo PrisonersVoice of America
Oman says it has accepted 10 inmates from US prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of Obama leaving officeWashington Post
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Bomb Blasts at Nigeria's Maiduguri University Kill 5 - New York Times

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 02:23

BusinessDay

Bomb Blasts at Nigeria's Maiduguri University Kill 5
New York Times
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Two bombs exploded at dawn Monday at Nigeria's northeastern University of Maiduguri, killing at least five people, witnesses and police said. The first blast ripped through the mosque where professors were saying dawn prayers and ...
At least two dead in Nigeria suicide attackYahoo News
Twin explosions hit Nigerian Maiduguri univ. campusAnadolu Agency
Nigeria: Scores Feared Dead As Suicide Bombers Hit University of Maiduguri MosqueAllAfrica.com
Vanguard -TV360 -Guardian -News24 Nigeria
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Sea Shepherd claims it caught Japanese fleet with dead whale - CNN

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 23:32

CNN

Sea Shepherd claims it caught Japanese fleet with dead whale
CNN
(CNN) The anti-whaling activist organization Sea Shepherd says it spotted a Japanese vessel with a dead whale on board, in violation of international law. The group said the Nisshin Maru was spotted trying to cover up a dead minke whale carcass with a ...
Australia disappointed by Japan's continued whale hunt in Southern OceanBusiness Insider
Australia condemns Japanese whaling resumption in Southern OceanFinancial Times
Japanese poachers caught 'slaughtering whale' in Australia's Antarctic sanctuary say activistsYahoo News
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In Trump's Feud With John Lewis, Blacks Perceive a Callous Rival - New York Times

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 22:16

New York Times

In Trump's Feud With John Lewis, Blacks Perceive a Callous Rival
New York Times
President-elect Donald J. Trump attacked Representative John Lewis of Georgia, a famed civil rights leader, on Twitter after Mr. Lewis said Mr. Trump was not a “legitimate president.” Credit Left, Kevin Hagen for The New York Times; Cliff Owen ...
Trump's feud with John Lewis echoes a long, difficult relationship with African AmericansWashington Post
Trump slams CIA Director Brennan over plea for 'appreciation' of intel communityCNN
Outgoing CIA Chief Rips Into Trump on Russia ThreatNBCNews.com
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Turkish Airlines plane from Hong Kong crash lands on Kyrgyzstan homes - BBC News

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 22:01

Hindustan Times

Turkish Airlines plane from Hong Kong crash lands on Kyrgyzstan homes
BBC News
A Turkish Airlines cargo plane from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, most of them on the ground, say officials. The Boeing 747 crashed into homes near Manas airport, about 25km (15 miles) north of the capital, Bishkek ...
Kyrgyzstan says at least 32 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits villageYahoo News
Turkish Airlines Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan, Killing at Least 20ABC News
Turkish Airlines cargo jet crash kills 16The New Daily
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Workers Say Andrew Puzder Is 'Not the One to Protect' Them, but He's Been Chosen To - New York Times

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 21:58

New York Times

Workers Say Andrew Puzder Is 'Not the One to Protect' Them, but He's Been Chosen To
New York Times
President-elect Donald J. Trump and his pick for labor secretary, Andrew F. Puzder, who runs Hardee's and Carl's Jr. He is critical of the labor laws that aid the hourly workers he employs. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. At first, Andrew F ...
Labor pick tweets about hearing after report 'he may be bailing'The Hill

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Sterling slides to three-month lows on 'hard Brexit' fears - Reuters

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 20:01

Reuters

Sterling slides to three-month lows on 'hard Brexit' fears
Reuters
Bank notes of Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, GB pound and Chinese yuan are seen in this picture illustration, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration/File Photo. TOKYO/SYDNEY Sterling dived to three-month lows in thin ...
Brexit Blues Hit Brussels as U.K. Envoys' Morale FallsBloomberg
Sterling tumbles on 'hard Brexit' reportsYahoo News
Trump will meet with Britain's MayThe Hill
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Trump: Brexit 'a great thing,' EU to continue to break apart - Washington Post

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:56

Chicago Tribune

Trump: Brexit 'a great thing,' EU to continue to break apart
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain's decision to leave the European Union would “end up being a great thing” and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart. The incoming ...
Trump hints at European immigration restrictionsCNN
Trump: Germany's Merkel's Refugee Policy Is a 'Catastrophic Mistake'Voice of America
Trump: Merkel made 'catastrophic mistake' with refugee policyNew York Post
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Revealed: New Zealand's growing wealth gap 'fracturing society' - Newshub

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:12

Revealed: New Zealand's growing wealth gap 'fracturing society'
Newshub
Rich poor sign Two New Zealanders now own more wealth than 30 percent of the country's adult population. (Getty). Global charity organisation Oxfam has released new figures on Monday that show the gap between the very rich and very poor is growing.

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World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos - Reuters

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:07

Reuters

World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos
Reuters
The logo of the World Economic Forum is seen in the congress center of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich. By Ben Hirschler | DAVOS, Switzerland. DAVOS, Switzerland ...
EU--Davos-InequalityYahoo News
These 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The WorldHuffington Post
Just Eight Men Have the Same Wealth As World's Poorest Half: OxfamNewsweek
USA TODAY -The Guardian -BBC News -Telegraph.co.uk
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Davos Elites Struggle to Respond to Global Populism Movement - Newsweek

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 17:37

Newsweek

Davos Elites Struggle to Respond to Global Populism Movement
Newsweek
The global economy is in better shape than it's been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased. And yet, as political ...
Davos Forum Chief: 'It's Important to Listen' to PopulistsNew York Times
Pro-Tibet protesters detained as China's Xi arrives in BernWashington Post
Swiss police detain Tibet protesters as Xi arrivesYahoo News
National Review -Fortune -South China Morning Post -Telegraph.co.uk
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Family, freedom and Donald Trump - Washington Times

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 16:27

Washington Times

Family, freedom and Donald Trump
Washington Times
In this Nov. 10, 2016 photo, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) more >. View Comments Print.
Going into Trump's inauguration and beyond, who will lead the healing?National Catholic Reporter
Who is performing at Donald Trump's inauguration and who isn't?FOX5 Las Vegas
Tags: Donald Trump | trump | tone | press conference | rassmussen | pollNewsmax
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Trump team on attack headed into week of president-elect's inauguration - Washington Post

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 15:59

Washington Post

Trump team on attack headed into week of president-elect's inauguration
Washington Post
President-elect Donald J. Trump entered the week of his inauguration fending off questions about the legitimacy of his presidency, even as he promised to unite the nation as its new leader. Taking its cue from Trump, his administration-in-waiting came ...
Priebus to ethics chief: 'Be careful'The Hill
Reince Priebus Warns Ethics Chief To 'Be Careful'Huffington Post
Political fight brews over ethics director's Trump commentsCNNMoney
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Outgoing CIA Chief Rips Into Trump on Russia Threat - NBCNews.com

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 15:52

NBCNews.com

Outgoing CIA Chief Rips Into Trump on Russia Threat
NBCNews.com
NEW YORK — The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, delivering a public lecture to the president-elect that further highlighted the bitter state of Trump ...
CIA Director John Brennan takes aim at Donald Trump for his criticism of the intelligence communityLos Angeles Times
CIA director warns Trump to watch what he says, be careful on RussiaBusiness Insider
CIA Director Warns Trump: Be 'Very Disciplined' With Public RemarksABC News
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Paul previews ObamaCare replacement plan focusing on lower cost policies - Fox News

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 14:28

Fox News

Paul previews ObamaCare replacement plan focusing on lower cost policies
Fox News
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday previewed his ObamaCare replacement plan -- in an apparent effort to take the lead in the growing GOP effort to simultaneously repeal and replace the 2010 health care law. Paul, who was a 2016 presidential candidate, ...
Rand Paul previews Obamacare replacement planCNN
Senator Paul Drafting Health-Care Measure to Replace ObamacareBloomberg
Paul: Medicaid expansion 'the big question'The Hill
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Outgoing CIA Director warns Donald Trump over Russia threat, criticism of intel agencies - CBS News

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:43

CBS News

Outgoing CIA Director warns Donald Trump over Russia threat, criticism of intel agencies
CBS News
Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan warned President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday, saying he doesn't fully understand the threat of Russia -- and that his open criticism of the intelligence community could have effects far outside the United States ...

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Stopped Train Triggers Major Political Row in Balkans - New York Times

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:04

DAWN.com

Stopped Train Triggers Major Political Row in Balkans
New York Times
BELGRADE, Serbia — A Serbian train halted at the border with Kosovo and bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian," has fueled a major crisis in the Balkans and escalated a potential Russia-West row over dominance in the heart of the war-torn region.
Serbia-Kosovo train row escalates to military threatBBC News
Sparks On The Tracks: Kosovo, Serbia Spar Over Train Stopped At The BorderNPR
Serbia strikes war-like tone with Kosovo over train rowCBS News
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CIA chief to Trump: Watch what you say! - Press TV

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 11:25

Press TV

CIA chief to Trump: Watch what you say!
Press TV
CIA Director John Brennan speaks during a forum at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, January 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP). The outgoing Director of the Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan has warned Donald Trump to choose his words wisely ...

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Rand Paul previews Obamacare replacement plan - CNN

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 10:59

CNN

Rand Paul previews Obamacare replacement plan
CNN
(CNN) Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday unveiled the broad strokes of his Obamacare replacement package, a measure he again said Republicans must pass "on the same day as we do repeal." "We've had six years to complain and we have complained ...
Paul: Medicaid expansion 'the big question'The Hill
Rand Paul raises 'big question' of Medicaid rollbackPolitico
Rand Paul teases Obamacare repeal and replacement with picture of drafted legislationTheBlaze.com
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