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People American skier Wise defends men's halpipe title in PyeongChang
Author: 0 American skier Wise defends men's halpipe title in PyeongChang

When the event got under way, it was Ferreira who set the pace with a first-run 92.60, while Noah Bowman of Canada also impressed with an 89.40. Ferreira's third-run score of 96.40 points was not enough to overtake Wise, but it ensured him the silver medal in the 11-man event.

People Amnesty: Trump policies set risky precedent
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Amnesty also criticised the "transparently hateful" treatment of Muslims by Mr Trump, in light of his move to ban travel from several Muslim-majority countries in January past year. "In 2018, we can not take for granted that we will be free to gather together in protest or to criticise our governments. In fact, speaking out is becoming more unsafe", said Salil Shetty .

People Haiti suspends Oxfam GB's operating right amid misconduct probe
Author: 0 Haiti suspends Oxfam GB's operating right amid misconduct probe

British government officials and the United Kingdom charity regulator have said that Oxfam did not tell them the allegations included sexual misconduct until the Times newspaper revealed details of the case earlier this month. It is also trying to determine whether some of the prostitutes may have been underage. Mr Goldring also revealed the sheer scale of the abuse claims flooding into the charity - saying that Oxfam has received 26 complains since the scandal broke.

People Dutch MPs vote to recognise disputed Armenian 'genocide'
Author: 0 Dutch MPs vote to recognise disputed Armenian 'genocide'

Its foreign ministry strongly condemned the Dutch parliament's approval of the motion and noted the Dutch government's response to it. Turkey denies the alleged Armenian "genocide" but acknowledges that there were casualties on both sides during the events taking place in World War I.

People Land cases go to CJI Dipak Misra after faceoff
Author: 0 Land cases go to CJI Dipak Misra after faceoff

The bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had actually reversed the 2014 decision stating it was provided "per incurium", which implies without taking into complete account realities and law. The February 8 judgment said that once the compensation amount for land acquired by Government or public agency has been unconditionally tendered but the land owner refuses to accept it, it can not be argued by the land owner that since the compensation has not been deposited in court or paid to him, the ...

People Hadiya case: Kerela HC can not annul marriage of adults, says SC
Author: 0 Hadiya case: Kerela HC can not annul marriage of adults, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday will continue hearing in the controversial Hadiya case. "We can not say this marriage is not in her best interest", the bench said, according to News18. Divan said the high court had annulled the marriage after noting that 21 such girls had left Kerala after changing their names and religion. Hadiya had on Tuesday filed an affidavit, claiming she willingly converted to Islam and wants to live with her husband.

People Social Divide In States May Discourage Investments, Says Arun Jaitley
Author: 0 Social Divide In States May Discourage Investments, Says Arun Jaitley

Lauding the state on law and order front, Mr Jaitley said the state government has proved in past 11 months that rule of law can be established. Without naming the previous the Samajwadi Party regime, Jaitley said, "Neither society will be at ease nor investments would ever take place if the Government pursues a narrow political line where manipulation, family and caste interests reign supreme".

People Lindsey Vonn breaks down after bronze: 'I never gave up'
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn breaks down after bronze: 'I never gave up'

I was not focussed at all on the result". "And afterward, I'll do some reflecting". PyeongChang was to be her swan song, a handsome conclusion to a prodigious ski career that included winning America's first-ever women's gold medal in downhill (Vancouver 2010), two Olympic bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals, three World Cup silver medals, two World Cup bronze medals and 81 total World Cup wins.

People Barnaby Joyce expected to quit as leader
Author: 0 Barnaby Joyce expected to quit as leader

Just half an hour before his press conference, The ABC reported Joyce's Chief of Staff called a meeting with his Canberra office, where it is believed he informed his staff of his stepping down. Barnaby Joyce will step down as leader of the Nationals , and subsequently will no longer be deputy PM. Mr Joyce has faced sustained pressure to step down after revelations of his affair with a former staffer became public.

People Pakistan Supreme Court bans ex-PM Sharif as party head
Author: 0 Pakistan Supreme Court bans ex-PM Sharif as party head

But it would have long-term impact on the PML-N as anyone of these members would be allowed to vote against party policy without facing the threat of being disqualified. A subsequent law, known as the Elections Act 2017, was passed by the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party previous year, which allowed Sharif to retake his post as party leader despite the charges against him.

People PM and Cabinet's marathon Brexit talks end at Chequers
Author: 0 PM and Cabinet's marathon Brexit talks end at Chequers

The cause of the apparent commonality between the otherwise opposing extremes of British politics lies in what membership of the EU's institutions now bloc the United Kingdom from doing. A crunch Cabinet meeting at Chequers has ended after a marathon eight hours of Brexit discussions. Theresa May hoped the talks would forge an agreement between her Cabinet's Brexiteers and Remainers on the UK's approach to the next stage of Brexit negotiations.

People Peers believe LeBron James will remain with Cavaliers
Author: 0 Peers believe LeBron James will remain with Cavaliers

Even James himself has been critical on his 2011 performance. Clarkson has provided scoring off the bench, averaging 15.5 points on 70.8 true shooting. But from Cleveland's perspective, ownership is willing to pay $150 million in luxury taxes for a team led by James but not for a package of Gordon and Anderson.

People Missouri governor indicted on invasion of privacy charge
Author: 0 Missouri governor indicted on invasion of privacy charge

On Thursday, a St. Louis grand jury found probable cause to believe Greitens violated state law. They must know that the Office of the Circuit Attorney will hold public officials accountable in the same manner as any other resident of our city.

People After father's plea, Texas board recommends clemency for death row inmate
Author: 0 After father's plea, Texas board recommends clemency for death row inmate

Gov. Greg Abbott could accept the recommendation, reject it or do nothing. His office has been silent Wednesday about the case . Mr Whitaker said he would go to the execution on Thursday if Bart is not commuted. In the clemency petition, Whitaker's attorneys said his execution would "permanently compound" his father's suffering and grief, and compared the case to the biblical story of Cain and Abel, where God sent Cain to "restlessly wander" after killing his brother.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump to Lead US Delegation at Olympics Closing Ceremonies

Pence's office said they believed the abrupt cancellation was a sign that USA attempts to exert pressure on the regime were working. But the US said Wednesday that Pence had planned to secretly meet with the North's delegation at the request of North Korea , but Pyongyang abruptly canceled the planned meeting February 10.

People Man dies after throwing explosive device at US Embassy in Montenegro
Author: 0 Man dies after throwing explosive device at US Embassy in Montenegro

Police said in a statement earlier that an assailant threw a bomb into the embassy yard and then killed himself by activating another one around midnight Wednesday. The plaque appears to be personally signed by Milosevic. The embassy said Thursday all staff are safe and accounted for after the incident. Montenegro, a small Adriatic state of some 660,000 people, joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation last May.

Author: 0 Photos Of Canada's Players Crying After The Loss To Team USA

American Monique Lamoureux-Morando battles for the puck during women's ice hockey final against Canada , Feb. 22, 2018 . " They do not know the heartbreak", said American defenceman Kacey Bellamy, who was there. Twin sister Lamoureux-Morando added: "It's a move that our coach Peter Elander worked on with us over the last four years, not just on the goalie, but against defenders".

People Tej Pratap acused of illegal land grabbing in Bihar
Author: 0 Tej Pratap acused of illegal land grabbing in Bihar

RJD spokesperson said that Tej vacated the house after the second and final notice was received by him, warning Tej of a penalty if he continued to stay at the unauthorised bungalow. Interestingly, Tej Pratap was asked to vacate the bunglow after the RJD- JD (U)- Congress coalition government collapsed. Most RJD ministers have, however, not vacated the government bungalows.

People NYU Served 'Kool-Aid and Watermelon Water' During Black History Month
Author: 0 NYU Served 'Kool-Aid and Watermelon Water' During Black History Month

The student took to social media and NYU President Andrew Hamilton quickly denounced the menu, calling it "inexcusably insensitive". In 2018 I literally had to explain why displaying watermelon and koolaid in celebration of Black History Month was not only racially insensitive but just ignorant.

People Controversy over political statement by General Bipin Rawat
Author: 0 Controversy over political statement by General Bipin Rawat

Gen Rawat had referred to Ajmal's AIDUF in connection with reports of increase in Muslim population in several districts of Assam , observing that the party has grown "faster" than the BJP in the 1980s. this is why our popularity is growing faster than BJP. I think it is all-encompassing and we will have to look at it holistically", the Army chief said.

Author: 0 Traders Buy Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Weakness

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) holds price to book ratio of 4.71 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of JNJ in report on Wednesday, October 18 with "Buy" rating. As per Tuesday, September 26, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo.

People Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin dies aged 67
Author: 0 Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin dies aged 67

Nevin consistently refused to name the gunman who killed her husband, having plotted the murder in a bid to cash in on his life insurance policy. Tom Nevin was shot dead in March 1996. She received a life sentence following five days of deliberations to conclude a trial that dominated the Irish media. In September, the infamous murderer was granted full-time temporary release from prison due to an inoperable brain tumour.

People China to investigate suspected violation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 China to investigate suspected violation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea

In October 2017, South Korea seized the Hong Kong-flagged Lighthouse Winmore that was accused of transferring 600 tons of refined petroleum to a North Korean ship in worldwide waters in the East China Sea. Led by the United States, the Security Council past year imposed three new sets of sanctions on North Korea aimed at piling pressure on Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear and missile tests.

People Gutsy Gasser goes for glory, bags big air gold
Author: 0 Gutsy Gasser goes for glory, bags big air gold

Austria's Anna Gasser won the first-ever Olympic snowboarding big air gold medal today after coming out on top in the women's event at Pyeongchang 2018. "As athletes we always want to do our best, so if you don't do your best you don't feel that good about it", O'Brien said. Jamie Anderson added to her medal count, wining a silver medal in Big Air with jumps that scored 90.00 and 87.25.

People Long-serving aide Shlomo Filber ready to testify against Netanyahu
Author: 0 Long-serving aide Shlomo Filber ready to testify against Netanyahu

Filber's arrest comes in the midst of a series of corruption investigations against Netanyahu, as well as his family and associates. Arens also slammed Netanyahu for accepting champagne, cigars, and whiskey from billionaires James Packer and Arnon Milchan."Receiving such gifts by a public figure is inappropriate", said Arens.

People Govs Of NY, NJ, Conn., RI Form 'States For Gun Safety' Coalition
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Amid federal inaction on gun control , the Democratic governors of Connecticut, Rhode Island , New York and New Jersey have formed a multi-state coalition to better share information and pool resources to combat gun violence. "However, we can not wait for Congress or the President to act". As states, we must work together to take the steps and enact the measures to protect our residents and our communities.

People BRIT Awards 2018: See All the Red Carpet Fashion
Author: 0 BRIT Awards 2018: See All the Red Carpet Fashion

Meanwhile, Stormzy called out Prime Minister Theresa May in a new freestyle, mentioning her mishandling of the Grenfell Tower fire past year. Stars first adopted the white rose as a symbol of solidarity with victims of sexual harassment and abuse at last month's (Jan18) Grammy Awards.

People Alberta Environment Minister standing ground on pipeline dispute
Author: 0 Alberta Environment Minister standing ground on pipeline dispute

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced the ban on February 6, saying it was instructing the alcohol regulator to block about $70-million worth of wine imports from British Columbia in retaliation for proposed rules that would effectively prevent Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd.'s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

People Teens Hold 'Lie-In' Outside White House To Demand Gun Reform
Author: 0 Teens Hold 'Lie-In' Outside White House To Demand Gun Reform

It's not just that they have had enough of the violence that has killed their peers in 18 school shooting just since January. "Our adult counterparts, our adult legislators - particularly those who receive money from the NRA or are silenced other gun lobbyists - have not helped us, have not protected our lives or prioritized our existence in schools, which are supposed to be safe spaces".

People Student: CNN gave me 'scripted' questions
Author: 0 Student: CNN gave me 'scripted' questions

Haab wrote a speech and questions to prepare for the event, but told Local 10 in Miami that CNN wanted him to ask a scripted question instead. "CNN did not provide or script questions for anyone in last night's town hall, nor have we ever", a tweet published by the CNN communications team reads.

People Lindsey Vonn in 2nd so far in women's downhill race
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn in 2nd so far in women's downhill race

An emotional Lindsey Vonn signed off from her Olympic downhill career with a bronze Wednesday, saying her "hurting body" would not allow her to compete at the Beijing Games in four years time . "This was good, but here I realized that though this duel was really good, it wouldn't have helped me out so much because I have to be focused on myself".

People Top Vatican abuse investigator has surgery in Chile
Author: 0 Top Vatican abuse investigator has surgery in Chile

Archbishop Scicluna is in Santiago looking into accusations that Bishop Juan Barros covered up crimes against minors. Scicluna traveled to Chile as part of his investigation into Bishop Juan Barros, who is accused of covering up and even witnessing the abuses of pedophile priest Fernando Karadima during the 1980s and 1990s.