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Zhou Youguang, Who Made Writing Chinese as Simple as ABC, Dies at 111 - New York Times

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 04:08

New York Times

Zhou Youguang, Who Made Writing Chinese as Simple as ABC, Dies at 111
New York Times
Zhou Youguang in Beijing in 2011. Late in life, he became an outspoken critic of the Chinese government. Credit Shiho Fukada for The New York Times. Zhou Youguang, known as the father of Pinyin for creating the system of Romanized Chinese writing that ...
China's Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies aged 111BBC News
Zhou Youguang, Father of Chinese Romanization, Dies at 111ABC News
Zhou Youguang, father of romanized Chinese, dies at 111Deutsche Welle
Olean Times Herald -Resonate -CRIENGLISH.com
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi bigger brand than Mahatma Gandhi: Anil Vij - Times of India

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 03:03

Times of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi bigger brand than Mahatma Gandhi: Anil Vij
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Haryana Minister and Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Anil Vij on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a bigger brand name than Mahatma Gandhi. Commenting on the issue of PM Modi's photo in the calendar and the diary of ...
Haryana Minister Anil Vij says PM Modi is a better brand name than Mahatma GandhiThe Indian Express
Khadi calendar: Modi bigger brand than Mahatma; Gandhi will be removed from notes also, says Haryana MinisterIndia Today
Photo of Narendra Modi at the Spinning Wheel Invokes Gandhi, and Some Cry BlasphemyNew York Times
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Trump Security Adviser, Russian Official Already Talking - New York Times

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 02:07

NBCNews.com

Trump Security Adviser, Russian Official Already Talking
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser and Russia's ambassador to the U.S. have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, including on the day the Obama administration hit Moscow with sanctions in retaliation for ...
Trump Open to Lifting Russia Sanctions, Not Committed to 'One China' Policy: ReportNBCNews.com
Trump suggests US sanctions against Russia are unnecessary if Moscow is 'really helping us'Business Insider
Will Trump Lift Sanctions On Russia?Yahoo News
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Thousands of protesters already descending on DC for inauguration - Washington Examiner (blog)

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 23:19

Thousands of protesters already descending on DC for inauguration
Washington Examiner (blog)
Anti-Trump protesters will begin arriving in Washington this weekend and canvass the nation's capital through Inauguration Day. Thousands of anti-Trump protesters are preparing to descend on the nation's capital for Inauguration Day, setting up a ...

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3 lessons you can learn from Joe Biden's career about overcoming obstacles - Yahoo News

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 22:33

Yahoo News

3 lessons you can learn from Joe Biden's career about overcoming obstacles
Yahoo News
On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom With Distinction , the highest honor a civilian can receive. Getting to that podium, however, was not without difficulty. Biden's lengthy career in politics has featured ...

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Trump promises to go slow on Russia, China - Washington Examiner (blog)

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 22:20

Trump promises to go slow on Russia, China
Washington Examiner (blog)
President-elect Trump indicated Friday that his administration would take things slow when it comes to major foreign policy shifts but would likely be moving away from some of America's longstanding positions on Russia and China. Once sworn in, Trump ...

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Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia - CNN

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 22:05

CNN

Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia
CNN
Washington (CNN) President-elect Donald Trump suggested Friday he is open to lifting sanctions on Russia, though he plans to keep them for "at least a period of time." He told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published Friday evening that he ...

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Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia - CNN

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 22:01

CNN

Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia
CNN
Washington (CNN) President-elect Donald Trump suggested Friday he is open to lifting sanctions on Russia, though he plans to keep them for "at least a period of time." He told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published Friday evening that he ...
Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'BBC News
China Exports Fall Dramatically as Prospect of Trump 'Trade War' LoomsNewsweek
Trump Sets a Bar for Russia and ChinaWall Street Journal
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Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia - CNN

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:59

CNN

Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia
CNN
Washington (CNN) President-elect Donald Trump suggested Friday he is open to lifting sanctions on Russia, though he plans to keep them for "at least a period of time." He told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published Friday evening that he ...
Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'BBC News
Report: Trump open to lifting Russian sanctions if 'we get along'Politico
Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctionsYahoo News
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Trudeau Says the Canadian Oil Sands Needs to Be 'Phased Out' - New York Times

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:23

Toronto Star

Trudeau Says the Canadian Oil Sands Needs to Be 'Phased Out'
New York Times
TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sparked anger in the oil-rich province of Alberta on Friday for saying Canada needs to phase out the oil sands. Trudeau told a town-hall meeting in Peterborough, Ontario that they can't shut down the ...
Trudeau takes thinly veiled swipe at TrumpCNN
Trudeau says Canada's oil sands must be phased outYahoo News
Justin Trudeau Breaks Own Ethics Rule with Bahamas Trip on Imam's Private JetBreitbart News
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Nation's Capital Preps For Both Presidential Supporters And Protesters - NPR

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:19

NPR

Nation's Capital Preps For Both Presidential Supporters And Protesters
NPR
Along the Pennsylvania Avenue parade route, the viewing standings are going up. Hotels are booked. Washington, D.C., is preparing to welcome Donald Trump to the White House. And so are the demonstrators. "The way I'm telling people is, 'look, Donald ...
With $90 million raised, Trump's inaugural team is ready to partyWashington Post
How the fashion industry is preparing for Trump's inaugurationLos Angeles Times
Trump raises record $90M for inaugurationThe Hill
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Nation's Capital Preps For Both Presidential Supporters And Protesters - NPR

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:19

NPR

Nation's Capital Preps For Both Presidential Supporters And Protesters
NPR
Along the Pennsylvania Avenue parade route, the viewing standings are going up. Hotels are booked. Washington, D.C., is preparing to welcome Donald Trump to the White House. And so are the demonstrators. "The way I'm telling people is, 'look, Donald ...
An unusual first familyWashington Post
John Lewis to skip inauguration, says Trump not a 'legitimate president'USA TODAY
Wall Street awaits Trump's inauguration, but two presidents could move the markets in the week aheadCNBC
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The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions - Washington Post

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:15

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):. 10 p.m.. President-elect Donald Trump says he will probably maintain some of the Obama administration's recent sanctions against Russia, although he adds that he might do ...
Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on RussiaCNN
Trump Open to Lifting Russia Sanctions, Not Committed to 'One China' Policy: ReportNBCNews.com
Trump suggests US sanctions against Russia are unnecessary if Moscow is 'really helping us'Business Insider
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The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions - Washington Post

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:15

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):. 10 p.m.. President-elect Donald Trump says he will probably maintain some of the Obama administration's recent sanctions against Russia, although he adds that he might do ...

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The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions - Washington Post

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:15

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):. 10 p.m.. President-elect Donald Trump says he will probably maintain some of the Obama administration's recent sanctions against Russia, although he adds that he might do ...
Trump suggests he would be open to lifting sanctions on RussiaCNN
What Happens Next?Huffington Post
Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'BBC News
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The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions - Washington Post

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 21:15

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump says he may maintain some Russia sanctions
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):. 10 p.m.. President-elect Donald Trump says he will probably maintain some of the Obama administration's recent sanctions against Russia, although he adds that he might do ...
Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'BBC News
Report: Trump Suggests He May Do Away With Russia Sanctions If Moscow HelpfulHuffington Post
Report: Trump open to lifting Russian sanctions if 'we get along'Politico
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Democrats Confront FBI Chief at Closed-Door Intelligence Briefing - New York Times

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 20:02

New York Times

Democrats Confront FBI Chief at Closed-Door Intelligence Briefing
New York Times
President-elect Donald J. Trump on Friday at Trump Tower in New York. Mr. Trump has ridiculed claims that Russia covertly sought to promote his candidacy. Credit Kevin Hagen for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — America's intelligence chiefs sat ...

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Senate probe into election hacking to review possible links between Russia, campaigns - CNN

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 18:12

CNN

Senate probe into election hacking to review possible links between Russia, campaigns
CNN
Washington (CNN) The Senate Intelligence Committee's review of Russian meddling in the 2016 election will include a look at any intelligence "regarding links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns." Sen. Richard Burr, R ...
Intelligence Committee will investigate possible Russia-Trump linksPolitico
Senate Intel panel to probe Trump team's ties to RussiaThe Hill
Senate Panel Plans To Investigate Russian Activities During US ElectionsNPR
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How bad is cybersecurity czar Giuliani at cybersecurity? His company website is a mess - Miami Herald

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:25

The Indian Express

How bad is cybersecurity czar Giuliani at cybersecurity? His company website is a mess
Miami Herald
President-elect Donald Trump tapped Rudy Giuliani as his “go to” guy this week on cybersecurity, but it turns out that Giuliani's New York firm could use a little better security of its own. The website for the former New York mayor's firm, Giuliani ...
Giuliani well-equipped to lead the White House on cybersecurityThe Hill (blog)
How Rudy Giuliani will advise Trump on cybersecurityYahoo News
Newt Gingrich: Trump Should Use The CNN Confrontation As An Excuse To Break The PressMedia Matters for America (blog)
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Lord Snowdon Dies; Royal Rogue Was 86 - The Hollywood Gossip

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:05

The Hollywood Gossip

Lord Snowdon Dies; Royal Rogue Was 86
The Hollywood Gossip
The name Anthony Armstrong-Jones may no longer be widely recognized on this side of the pond, but there was a time when the Earl of Snowdon was a tabloid fixture with as firm a grip on the public's imagination as the most scandalous stars of today.

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