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Worldwide Trump Aide Sues US Counsel Probing Alleged Russian Election Meddling
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Paul Manafort has filed a lawsuit challenging the legal authority of special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russian Federation probe. Wisenberg pointed out that Manafort's lawyer concedes the attorney general or somebody acting in his place - in this case, Rosenstein - has the authority to set the special counsel's jurisdiction.

Worldwide Trump Battles Fake News With Awards for 'most dishonest & corrupt media'
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Trump's awards are likely to provoke significant backlash from news media organizations. But that is still a few days away, and soon after Trump posted his tweet targeting the media, reactions on Twitter began pouring in. Donald Trump may be serious about announcing these awards but Twitter was quite amused with the idea and did what they usually do with many of Donald Trump's tweets - troll him.

Worldwide Quique Sanchez Flores quiet on Stoke City job offer
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After reports that O'Neill was on Stoke's radar - and interested in the position - Stoke-based BBC Radio journalist Matt Sandoz yesterday told RTÉ Sport that Sanchez Flores is the Premier League strugglers' preferred option. "He will announce today to the Espanyol board his decision". Stoke want Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores as their new manager, but failing that should they go for Sheffield United 's Chris Wilder ? I think, unless he's changed his mind in the last hour or ...

Worldwide Airbus China Appoints Chairman and CEO
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China regularly splits large orders between Europe and the United States to cope with its fast-expanding airline traffic, but the momentum has recently been with rival Boeing, which sold 300 jets during a visit by US President Donald Trump past year.

Worldwide Britain to go the distance for Pacific trading deal
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Greg Hands, Trade Minister, refused to list any country after Creasy's Parliamentary Question, saying that "the United Kingdom has met with a wide range of countries to discuss various aspects of our trading relationship". " With these kinds of plurilateral relationships, there doesn't have to be any geographical restriction ", he said. A Department for International Trade spokesman says it is "early days" in the UK's quest to sign new deals.

Worldwide United States envoy pitches for FTA with India
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Accordingly, some companies are downgrading their operations there, while others are looking with great interest in alternative markets. Stating that the US's "America First" and Modi's " Make in India " were not "incompatible" he stressed that "investing in each other's markets will be mutually beneficial-it will increase our economic interactions and volume of trade, lead to collaboration on emerging technologies, and create jobs in both countries".

Worldwide Turkey summons top United States envoy over Syrian Kurds
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The YPG is supported by United States with arms and training which angers Turkey. Rebels said they had captured some 15 villages and seized 60 government fighters. A year later, Turkey has grown frustrated with Russian Federation and Iran's continued backing of a recent Syrian military offensive that Ankara said threatened ongoing peace efforts.

Worldwide LG's AI, HDR and Voice Activation TVs revealed at CES
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After announcing the benchmark-setting 8K OLED TV, South Korean technology major, LG is now geared up to showcase an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based ThinQ television series at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show ( CES) 2018 (January 9-12), Las Vegas.

Worldwide Malaysia's opposition names Mahathir for premiership in upcoming elections
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Johor Baru Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said Dr Mahathir has hijacked the opposition after the former premier was named as the coalition's choice for prime minister . Mr Mahathir cut links with the ruling UMNO party and in 2016 started a new party, Bersatu, which joined the Pakatan Harapan opposition alliance. Anwar later led an opposition alliance to stunning electoral gains in 2013.

Worldwide Korean leader Kim Jong-un makes 93 public appearances in 2017
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Ri Pyong Chol and Kim Jong Sik are now both blacklisted - which means any assets they have in the USA will be frozen, although as NPR's David Welna notes, "It's not clear whether either of them, in fact, has any US assets". North Koreans working outside of the country will also have to return in the next two years. In a rare expression of unanimity ~ after the prevarication over Libya and Syria ~ the Security Council has tightened the screws on North Korea in the immediate aftermath of the ...

Worldwide Patients advised to avoid Naas Hospital due to high numbers presenting there
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There are now 17 patients on trolleys with a further 13 waiting in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. According to a report by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation this Friday evening, there were 203 patients being treated on emergency department trolleys and on additional trolleys or beds in the wards at UHL this week.

Worldwide U.S. to Further Probe 'Health Attacks' Against Diplomats in Cuba
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The goal of the hearing is to establish the facts surrounding the attacks and conduct oversight over the State Department's handling of the attacks. " Nobody is saying that these people didn't experience some event, but there's no evidence that that was a deliberate attack by somebody, either the Cubans or anybody else ", he said.

Worldwide One police officer dead, four more wounded in Colorado mass shooting
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Four other deputies and two civilians were also shot, officials said. Adding, 'Zack was a good kid, a smiley kid... Parrish and the four other officers were hurt when a gunman opened fire. Police said the suspect had no prior criminal history . "Wyoming statutes are pretty clear: If someone is not making an immediate threat, they can not by held for a mental evaluation".

Worldwide South African Zuma to set up anti-graft probe
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In the run-up to the NEC's first meeting yesterday, it was believed that the matter would be addressed in relation to the future of President Jacob Zuma as the head of state. In 2016 a damning report questioned Zuma's dealings with the Guptas, a wealthy family of Indian origin, who allegedly were granted influence over his cabinet appointments.

Worldwide Locking the stable after horses have bolted: Chidambaram on Aadhaar Virtual ID
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The UIDAI , has also introduced the concept of "limited KYC" under which it will only provide need-based or limited details of a user to an authorised agency that is providing a particular service. The limited KYC categories will be "local AUAs". The first kind of authentication agency would include banks and income tax authorities and would be granted complete access to an individual's details.

Worldwide NY bombing suspect pleads not guilty
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Attorney Geoffrey Berman said when announcing the indictment. Akayed Ullah , 27, botched the attempt, injuring himself during the holiday season attack in a passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. Ullah had a pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro when it went off inside the station. Investigators said Ullah admitted he built the bomb at his apartment on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn and was self-radicalized by ISIS videos he had watched online.

Worldwide No major oil spill after tanker collision: China
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The 21 Chinese crew members of the CF Crystal vessel, which had been carrying grain from the United States, were rescued. Images of the tanker an hour earlier showed thick plumes of black smoke rising from the vessel, as other boats tried to extinguish the flames with water jets.