• United Kingdom central bank raises growth outlook
United Kingdom central bank raises growth outlook

State Street's figures point to a similar gap in the USA between market inflation expectations and online prices, which have made an unseasonal surge following the Black Friday shopping campaign in late November, according to the firm. The Bank expects the weakness in the pound to propel inflation higher and it expects inflation of 2.7% next year, ...

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  • Pentagon identifies Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in combat in Yemen
Pentagon identifies Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in combat in Yemen

The US did not confirm or deny reports from medics on the ground and in Yemeni media that up to 30 women and children were also killed in the raid. A US commando died and three more were wounded while crraying out the deadly dawn attack. He was a US citizen. "The raid was intense, and wiped out most areas of the village", said the security offici...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head urges Russian Federation to act on 'serious spike' in Ukraine violence
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head urges Russian Federation to act on 'serious spike' in Ukraine violence

A pact reached almost two years ago in Minsk, Belarus, called for a cease-fire, for heavy weapons to be pulled back from the front lines and for a political resolution of the conflict, but the agreement has been observed only fitfully and skirmishes and artillery fire have persisted.

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  • Philippines police behave like
Philippines police behave like "criminal underworld" in drugs war - Amnesty

Dionardo Carlos, said in a statement . Worldwide human rights groups have denounced Duterte's anti-drug campaign, claiming the president's efforts are more a war on poverty than it is on drugs. "I was in the hallway, opened the door and saw his body slumped over", said neighbor Fernando Briones, 51. The AI report said the wave of drugs-related k...

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  • Canada mosque mass shooting suspect a fan of Trump, Le Pen
Canada mosque mass shooting suspect a fan of Trump, Le Pen

However, police said this was not an attack by Islamic terrorists from overseas, but instead an apparent attack against Muslims by a suspect raised right here in Canada. "Last night's awful crime against the Muslim community was an act of terror committed against Canada and against all Canadians", Trudeau said in the House of Commons.

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang confirms summer move
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang confirms summer move

The Gabon striker has always been a reported target of the biggest clubs across Europe, with Real Madrid, Manchester United and Chelsea all heavily linked. I like La Liga a lot. "[The Premier League is] not necessarily the championship that attracts me the most". Paris is also an attraction. I love it at Dortmund, but I can't say that I'll stay f...

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  • Human trafficking cases jump in Indiana
Human trafficking cases jump in Indiana

OPP report that roughly 65% of all police-reported human trafficking cases in the country are in Ontario. Some red flags include unexplained items of value or cash or tthe victim is suddenly involved with someone much older and controlling.

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  • France's Le Pen refuses to repay European Union funds
France's Le Pen refuses to repay European Union funds

The EP could now withhold as much as half of her salary and allowances, meaning she could lose a total of around €7,000 a month, Reuters reports . The far-right presidential candidate had until the end of Tuesday to repay the money, but refused to do so, claiming she was the victim of a politically motivated vendetta.

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  • Mulayam Singh opposes SP-Cong alliance
Mulayam Singh opposes SP-Cong alliance

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav shared tight hugs and warm handshake on January 29. He made this announcement while addressing his supporters at Numaish Pandal Maidan after filing his nomination from Jaswantnagar seat of Etawah as a Samajwadi Party candidate.

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  • Supreme Court slams Tamil Nadu on Jallikattu protest
Supreme Court slams Tamil Nadu on Jallikattu protest

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the new law in Tamil Nadu which permits Jallikattu, but slammed the state government for allowing a massive protest. Riot control police take away a pro-Jallikattu protester during a clash at Chennai's Marina beach. The court in its order had said, " We are of the opinion that the review petition does ...

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  • Saudi Prince Buys Plane Seats For All 80 Of His Falcons
Saudi Prince Buys Plane Seats For All 80 Of His Falcons

As shared on Reddit by user Lensoo , the image shows a large group of birds on a Middle Eastern flight, each with their own seat, and everybody looking perfectly okay with it all. Falconry is a huge part of Arab heritage and culture, and remains a popular passtime in the United Arab Emirates, with the birds often used to hunt small game.

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  • Brother of Bourke St rampage driver breaks his silence
Brother of Bourke St rampage driver breaks his silence

A sixth person has died 10 days after a auto was driven through a lunchtime crowd in Melbourne. Ms Patel, 33, of Blackburn South, died in hospital just before 7.30pm on Monday night - 10 days after the fatal rampage. There were also 37 patients treated in hospital following the incident, with ten of those still in hospital and one in a critical c...

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  • France's Fillon hit with new allegations over wife's employment
France's Fillon hit with new allegations over wife's employment

Fillon has insisted that his wife played a real, if discreet, role and that he is the victim of a dirty tricks campaign. It said she was paid from state funds between 1998 and 2013 for working as a parliamentary assistant but could find no evidence any work had been done.

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  • Reince Priebus Defends Trump Statement On The Holocaust
Reince Priebus Defends Trump Statement On The Holocaust

The Trump administration failed to respond to questions about the statement until Saturday, when spokeswoman Hope Hicks sent CNN a link to a Huffington Post story about the millions of people who were killed by the Nazi's for their ethnicities, disabilities, religious beliefs, political views or sexual orientation.

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  • Border state plans to sue to prevent enforcement of Trump's executive order
Border state plans to sue to prevent enforcement of Trump's executive order

Trump's executive order-which blocks refugees and citizens of these countries from entering the United States for three to four months but bans Syrian refugees indefinitely-caused chaos at airports across the country when travelers were detained by Customs and Border Protection or sent on flights back to their countries of origin.

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  • Diplomats slam Donald Trump visa and refugee ban with 'dissent cable'
Diplomats slam Donald Trump visa and refugee ban with 'dissent cable'

The draft explains that Trump's executive order will increase anti-American sentiment and "immediately sour relations" with key allies in the fight against terrorism. Green card holders, who are permanent legal residents of the U.S., were also caught up in the confusion, with Customs and Border Patrol agents unsure who should be admitted.

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  • Iran Conducts Ballistic Missile Test in Violation of UN Resolution
Iran Conducts Ballistic Missile Test in Violation of UN Resolution

The White House said today it was aware that Iran had carried out a missile test, but refrained from offering details or criticism. Officials told Fox News on Monday, that the test occurred outside Semnan, about 140 miles east of Tehran, on Sunday.

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  • Mexico angered over Netanyahu's Twitter support for Trump wall
Mexico angered over Netanyahu's Twitter support for Trump wall

Bloomberg News reports that from Brasilia to Buenos Aires to Bogota, Latin Americans in the streets and in the seats of power are joining to condemn a diplomatic stance from the new US president that turns its back on a postwar world order with the peacekeeping, share-the-wealth U.S.at its center.

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  • Iraqis Detained at JFK Amid Trump Executive Order, Lawyers File Challenge
Iraqis Detained at JFK Amid Trump Executive Order, Lawyers File Challenge

They were both arrested at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport late on Friday night while the Afghan immigrant was detained at San Francisco International Airport. While the order did not spell out what additional steps he wants the departments of Homeland Security and State to take, the president directed officials to review the refug...

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  • Mikhail Gorbachev about Putin, Trump and the whole world
Mikhail Gorbachev about Putin, Trump and the whole world

He called on Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to ensure to take the lead on new nuclear weapons resolutions which would label nuclear war unacceptable in any circumstance. Gorbachev said the U.S. and Russian presidents should now champion a resolution at the UN Security Council to guard against a nuclear conflict. There is a view that t...

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