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People Newcastle in advanced talks to bring Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen
Author: 0 Newcastle in advanced talks to bring Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen

Benitez has faced an uphill battle this month in his attempts to persuade the club's owner, Mike Ashley, to invest in players amidst the uncertain climate at the club. It has been a odd season for Benitez's men, who are performing a lot better on the road right now; their two Premier League wins since October came at West Ham and Stoke over the festive period.

People Landscaper now facing five murder charges in case of missing gay men
Author: 0 Landscaper now facing five murder charges in case of missing gay men

Bruce McArthur was charged earlier this month with first-degree murder in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, both reported missing from Toronto's gay village area at separate times previous year. "We believe we have recovered some remains. There are at least two sites that we do want to excavate where people might be buried". When asked about the amount of police resources that have been allotted for this case, Idsinga responded, "Everything we have".

People Russia Is Banned From Paralympics, Again, for Doping
Author: 0 Russia Is Banned From Paralympics, Again, for Doping

Russian Federation was banned from all Paralympic competition in August 2016 after details of state-sponsored doping. The five sports disciplines include- alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, snowboard and curling. Due to doping violations, Russian Federation has been stripped of 51 Olympic medals, the most of any country, four times the number of the runner-up, and more than a third of the global total.

People Andrew McCabe, FBI deputy director, steps down amid criticism
Author: 0 Andrew McCabe, FBI deputy director, steps down amid criticism

President Donald Trump did not answer a reporter's question at the White House about McCabe's departure. Mr Comey's firing led to the appointment of special counsellor Robert Mueller, whose team is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and any ties the Trump campaign may have had with Moscow.

People Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin in biopic
Author: 0 Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin in biopic

Not many details about the film have been revealed but Franklin had previously said that the project has been in development since 2011. Harvey Mason Jr ., who has production credits on both Franklin's "You Keep Me Hangin' On" and Hudson's "I Still Love You", will reportedly serve as one of the film's co-producers.

People U.S. observers not to attend Syrian National Dialogue Congress, says embassy
Author: 0 U.S. observers not to attend Syrian National Dialogue Congress, says embassy

Amid the widening escalation, Syrian opposition factions in Ghouta announced the start of the third stage of their battle against regime forces and their allies. The opposition scheduled a news conference for 0900 GMT on Saturday. "Secretary General Guterres has spoken with the [US] Secretary [of State Rex Tillerson] and we understand his decision, on the basis of firm and binding commitments made to the Secretary General by Russian Federation regarding Geneva and the authority of the United ...

Author: 0 Kabul Attack: Bomb In Ambulance Kills 95, Injures Over 160 Near Embassies

Monday's incident came on the heels of a massive auto bombing in central Kabul two days ago, which killed about 103 people and injured 235, the deadliest attack in months. In October, a suicide attacker rammed a auto full of explosives into a bus carrying cadets from the academy, known as the Defence University, killing 15 of them.

People Bruno Mars Sweeps Major Categories At 2018 Grammy Awards
Author: 0 Bruno Mars Sweeps Major Categories At 2018 Grammy Awards

Artists arrived on the red carpet with white roses to show support for female equality, but others skewered Trump or criticized his administration's treatment of immigrants with the Statue of Liberty serving as a backdrop. Titled, "This Is a Satire by Kendrick Lamar ", the set included fiercely political commentary, including a chilling scene of more than a dozen backup dancers falling to the floor, one by one, while gunshot sounds rang out.

Author: 0 I would be tougher than May in Brexit talks

I could name many countries and places that do. Asked in the interview if he had been invited to the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle, Trump said: "Not that I know of". He seemed open to revisiting his pledge to withdraw from 2015 Paris climate accord if the deal could be substantially revised. "And I would have taken a tougher stand in getting out", Trump added.

People Ice Caps at a 'Record Level'
Author: 0 Ice Caps at a 'Record Level'

Meanwhile, the vast majority of glaciers are known to be in retreat. Global warming, the rise in temperature of the Earth's surface, is just one symptom of global climate change . But he immediately contradicted himself, saying there "could be a way back". "And while a good chunk of the United States had a frigid snap recently, most of the rest of the world was far warmer than normal, according to temperature records ".

People Forecast: Cool, dry Monday; warmer, windy Tuesday and Wednesday
Author: 0 Forecast: Cool, dry Monday; warmer, windy Tuesday and Wednesday

The forecast calls for up to 2 inches in some places. Expect today's temperature to push into the upper 40s under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service . Both days will be breezy with winds gusting as high as 25-30 miles per hour. Thursday will see a 30 percent chance of rain and snow before 1 p.m., turning into a chance of rain in the afternoon, then a 60 percent chance of rain and snow at night.

People S.Africa: Minister Mokonyane vows support to avoid Day Zero
Author: 0 S.Africa: Minister Mokonyane vows support to avoid Day Zero

Nero played his fiddle while Rome burned below him and in present-day South Africa, our politicians are squabbling and accusing while the Western Cape desiccates and chokes from thirst before their eyes. Residents will be able to collect an allocation of 25 litres of water per person per day from any of the 200 collection points in and around Cape Town.

Author: 0 Marc Short disputes reports that Trump ordered Mueller fired

But after reports last week that Trump ordered Mueller fired and White House counsel Don McGahn refused, there is growing support among some Senate Republicans for stepping in to protect Mueller through bipartisan legislation introduced in August.

People Breezy Monday with colder weather moving in
Author: 0 Breezy Monday with colder weather moving in

That means we may have cold rain that changes to snow from northwest to southeast across the region as temperatures fall back through the 30s. We have two opportunities for snow this week, on Tuesday morning and on Friday . Tuesday will likely be pretty windy, but quite warm with high temperatures in the 60s to near 70 at lower elevations. It's not the best chance of snow, but the possibility is there.

People Upcoming budget will fulfill everyone's aspirations: PM Modi
Author: 0 Upcoming budget will fulfill everyone's aspirations: PM Modi

The President said the government has tabled the Bill on triple talaq and hoped it will be passed soon. Kumar said the government was hopeful that the Triple Talaq Bill will be passed in the Budget Session. However, the Opposition parties will continue pushing for amendments in the bill like they did in the Winter Session. The Congress-led opposition wants the bill to be sent to a select committee for further scrutiny.

People Clearing and cold tonight, snow chances return Monday
Author: 0 Clearing and cold tonight, snow chances return Monday

Snow showers will continue through Monday night with isolated flurries lingering on Tuesday morning. Sunshine to start fading behind clouds. Mostly cloudy with a bit of snow late. Expect another day of highs struggling to get out of the low and mid 30s. It'll be sunny but cold on Wednesday , then milder on Thursday with increasing clouds.

People Iran detains IS-linked fighters along western border
Author: 0 Iran detains IS-linked fighters along western border

Iranian media have reported that the country's elite Revolutionary Guards exchanged fire with Islamic State militants near the western border with Iraq. The general said at least two of the militants had fled but were surrounded by IRGC forces. Iran is one of the main global backers of the Syrian government and has sent military advisers and thousands of "volunteers" to battle IS in both Syria and Iraq.

People Kings coach leaves game with light-headedness
Author: 0 Kings coach leaves game with light-headedness

Prior to tip-off, Kings coach Dave Joerger said having to shuffle lineups with wasn't that big of a deal because he's had to adjust lineups all season. Rudy Gay and Kawhi Leonard remain out for San Antonio. "He's still out a couple weeks", Popovich said. Of the five players who are in the rotation to sit out, Temple was the only one not to play.

People Man charged, arraigned in shooting of Detroit police officer
Author: 0 Man charged, arraigned in shooting of Detroit police officer

Officer Glenn Doss Jr., a two year veteran, had been in critical condition since Wednesday, when he was shot in the head and chest while responding to the incident. The alleged gunman, 43-year-old Decharlos Brooks, was outside and started shooting nearly immediately, hitting Doss before he even got out of his squad auto.

People South and North Korean Women's Ice Hockey Athletes Meet on Thursday
Author: 0 South and North Korean Women's Ice Hockey Athletes Meet on Thursday

Already an X-Games medallist, last season Ormerod won bronze at the Olympic test event and became the first Briton to win a World Cup Big Air competition. Nick Cunningham from Monterey, California, who are all part of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's World Class Athlete Program. The Russian Olympic Committee is none too pleased about this development, but as of this week, Russia indicated that they had no interest in missing out on the 2018 Winter Olympics .

People KXIP buy Chris Gayle for US$314685 at IPL auction
Author: 0 KXIP buy Chris Gayle for US$314685 at IPL auction

Time for bowlers to come under the hammer and the first bowler to be sold is Mustafizur Rahman, who is bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.2 Cr. Players not sold in the first go may be recalled by the teams at the end of the auction when they will be re-presented for bidding.

People Karnataka to modify draft circular on case withdrawal
Author: 0 Karnataka to modify draft circular on case withdrawal

Defending the move, Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said that the earlier order signed by Additional Inspector General of Police Shivprakash Devraj and sent to 22 Superintendents of Police and Police Commissioners was withdrawn because of a typographical error which led to some confusion.

People Michigan Attorney General Investigating Michigan State University
Author: 0 Michigan Attorney General Investigating Michigan State University

Independent special prosecutor and retired Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth is leading the probe. "This investigation is priority one". Nassar worked for Michigan State and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. Michigan State officials, including former president Lou Anna Simon - who resigned Wednesday - have been criticized for a lack of transparency and for not properly handling the Nassar sexual abuse allegations.

People Hillary Clinton reads from Fire and Fury in star-studded Grammys skit
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton reads from Fire and Fury in star-studded Grammys skit

This year's actual Best Spoken Word Grammy went to the late Carrie Fisher for The Princess Diarist . Clinton appeared with James Corden and various celebrities in a brief video during Sunday night's Grammy's telecast. Clinton's appearance set off a wave of comments on Twitter . United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the bit. In 1997, Clinton became the first first lady to win a Grammy Award when she took home the award for Best Spoken Word Album ...

People Kabul: Gunfire, explosions heard near a military academy, one militant arrested
Author: 0 Kabul: Gunfire, explosions heard near a military academy, one militant arrested

Dawlat Waziri, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense. "One bomber detonated himself and the rest of the attackers are resisting". Smaller blasts at less frequent intervals could still be heard, he said. Basir Mujahid, a spokesman for the Kabul police, said the attack was on a military unit close to the university and not the university itself. The reports came as Afghanistan's government has declared a day of mourning for January 28, after a bomb attack claimed by the Taliban in the ...

People Death Toll in Terror Kabul Attack Reaches 103, Over 230 Injured
Author: 0 Death Toll in Terror Kabul Attack Reaches 103, Over 230 Injured

Police identified the attacker at the second checkpoint but were unable to stop him before he detonated the explosives near the old Ministry of the Interior building, he said. The force of the explosion shook windows of buildings at least two km away and caused some low-rise structures in the immediate vicinity to collapse.

People Kendrick Lamar, U2 and Dave Chappelle Open 2018 GRAMMYs in Grand Fashion
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar, U2 and Dave Chappelle Open 2018 GRAMMYs in Grand Fashion

Back to Chappelle, the comedian asked if this performance was "on cable". This will be a night of good performances, some of them likely memorable, but nothing can top the message Lamar sent at the start of the show. With seven nominations - including Album of the Year - Kendrick trailed only JAY-Z for nominations this year . His " Chappelle's Show " was nominated for three Emmys in 2004 but won none.

People A list of troublesome Trump steps amid the Russia investigation
Author: 0 A list of troublesome Trump steps amid the Russia investigation

News of Trump's brush with firing Mueller came as reports emerged suggesting the investigation is increasingly focused on the question of whether Trump obstructed justice in firing former FBI Director James Comey . Yep, all those stories back in June about how Trump might fire special counsel Robert Mueller ? "We are actively working with the USA government on its ongoing investigations into Russian interference.When we recently uncovered this activity, we provided that ...

People Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine
Author: 0 Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine

In a case of alleged medical negligence , the incident occurred minutes after he walked into the room carrying an oxygen cylinder, even though metal objects are not allowed inside MRI-testing rooms because of the magnetic field it creates when operational.

Author: 0 Trump's fear of Mueller - and the truth

According to the Times , President Trump backed down after White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to carry out the president's order and threatened to quit. There is no bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller in the US House of Representatives. McGahn, who had been seen as a Trump loyalist, ultimately rebuffed the request to fire Mueller .

People Rubio fires his chief of staff over 'improper conduct' allegations
Author: 0 Rubio fires his chief of staff over 'improper conduct' allegations

Reed became Rubio's chief of staff in January 2017 after serving as the manager of his 2016 Senate campaign between June and December 2016, according to Reed's LinkedIn profile . An investigation concluded that Clint Reed violated rules on proper conduct between supervisors and subordinates, the senator said. "We will be formally notifying the appropriate Congressional and Senate administrative offices of this matter when they return to work Monday morning".

People Cardi B Owns the Grammy Red Carpet With Hilarious Interviews
Author: 0 Cardi B Owns the Grammy Red Carpet With Hilarious Interviews

The GRAMMY Awards airs on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 28. And now for the double-take: Cardi brought Hennessy Carolina Almanzar, her younger sister, whom you may recognize from "Love & Hip Hop: New York". Before Cardi made headlines with her wonderful performance , she turned heads during her Grammy red carpet interview. With a rollie on her wrist and a gold-plated chain, Cardi B had the whole crowd moving while she did her schmoney dance on the 60th Annual Grammys' stage.

People Finland's president poised for new six-year term after crushing poll victory
Author: 0 Finland's president poised for new six-year term after crushing poll victory

Niinisto, 69, avoided the need for a second-round of voting and won outright on Sunday, a first since Finland introduced a two-round presidential election by popular vote in 1994. "I take it that people have been reasonably happy with my (political) line". Although at the helm of a largely ceremonial post, the president also helps steer foreign policy.