• Strikes, black Tuesday, taxi riots in Paris
Strikes, black Tuesday, taxi riots in Paris

They have been protesting against what they see as unfair competition from rival passenger services, such as Uber. About 5.6 million people went on strike on Tuesday, over wages, working conditions and the cost of living.

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  • MACC chief seeks police probe on 'unauthorised' media statements by officers
MACC chief seeks police probe on 'unauthorised' media statements by officers

Earlier, the MACC's special operations director Bahri Mohd Zin said it is "most likely" that the Commission would consider appealing to the Attorney-General to reconsider his decision in the "straightforward case". He said the AG's powers over criminal proceedings are conferred to him by Article 145(3) of the Federal Constitution, adding that these...

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  • Veterans group to Trump
Veterans group to Trump

Do they focus on tearing each other down, already the default tactic for most? Kelly is co-hosting the debate, and Trump has said he won't participate because he didn't like a question about his attitudes toward women she asked at the first debate in August.

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  • Plane forced to return to London after 'mid-air emergency'
Plane forced to return to London after 'mid-air emergency'

A Burntwood plane passenger has told how a mid-air emergency was declared on an American Airlines flight from Heathrow to Los Angeles after "several crew and passengers were taken ill". It remains unclear what made the eight people aboard the flight collapse inexplicably. The London Fire Brigade said that crews investigating the plane found no ...

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  • Trump announces event to benefit veterans during Fox debate
Trump announces event to benefit veterans during Fox debate

He's afraid of you. Some foes saw the shakeup as an opening to rise above the ruckus. Trump suggested that they had an agreement beforehand that he would not ask that question. Instead, Trump will hold a simultaneous event in Iowa to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. "Frankly, you know, in the past, anytime somebody thought he did something...

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  • Qatar Airways is expanding across Eastern Europe
Qatar Airways is expanding across Eastern Europe

Air New Zealand started flying to Buenos Aires and Houston last month and will launch seasonal flights to Vietnam in June. In fact, UAE airlines Emirates and Etihad Airways together hold prominent spots on six of the 11 longest flights in the world, and along with Gulf-based peers Saudi Arabian Airlines and Qatar Airways , occupy eight of the ...

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  • Browns soon to move on from Johnny Manziel
Browns soon to move on from Johnny Manziel

It's water cooler talk at best but in three years if the Browns are relevant and Miami isn't, you can bet this will be brought up. Other teams expressed interest and interviewed Jackson, the Bengals' offensive coordinator of the past two seasons.

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  • First Powerball Lottery Jackpot Winners Confirmed
First Powerball Lottery Jackpot Winners Confirmed

Wilson, on the other hand, was told Patriot's computer had been overloaded and he'd have to go elsewhere to get a ticket. Robinson recalled buying the lucky ticket on Wednesday just hours before the Powerball drawing.  "We didn't get enough sleep". "More stress comes with that ticket", she said.

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  • Russian Twitter group claim 'we made bomb hoax calls to six schools'
Russian Twitter group claim 'we made bomb hoax calls to six schools'

The profile for @Ev4cuati0nSquad, which has now been suspended, claimed to be able to "divert the police away from a crime you're going to commit". Police said the calls were made in "quick succession" to Oldbury Academy, Holly Lodge High, Bristnall Hall Academy, George Slater High School, Earls High School and Four Dwellings Upper School.

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  • Locked safe found in debris of Pablo Escobar's former mansion in Florida
Locked safe found in debris of Pablo Escobar's former mansion in Florida

It's very, very heavy. The new owners of the house, Christian de Berdouare and his wife, Jennifer Valoppi, said they would take it somewhere safe and "open it shortly". The safe is approximately 2 feet wide by 2 feet long and weighs about 600 pounds. De Berdouare plans to have a safe cracker open it, according to the report.

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  • Two Military Helicopters Collide Off Oahu's North Shore
Two Military Helicopters Collide Off Oahu's North Shore

Officials say high surf is dispersing the debris and complicating the search and rescue effort. Family friend Christina Brown described Hart as upbeat and energetic and said he enjoys nature, boating and wakeboarding.

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  • Iran eyes 114 Airbus planes, deal with Boeing
Iran eyes 114 Airbus planes, deal with Boeing

Abbas Akhoundi, quoted by Iranian media, said the deal "will be signed between Iran Air and Airbus" when Rouhani is in Paris on Wednesday as part of his first official European visit. "Trust needs to be built". Apart from money and politics, President Rouhani says he wants to spread a message of hope and peace, while restoring ties with the...

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  • Hawaii Helicopter Crash: Life Rafts Found
Hawaii Helicopter Crash: Life Rafts Found

Authorities searching for the marines have found pieces of debris and some life rafts that were carried aboard the aircraft. The U.S. Coast Guard was searching a debris field early Friday afternoon about 2.5 miles off of the north-facing coast of Oahu, near the town of Haleiwa for the missing Marines and the remnants of their CH-53E Super Stallio...

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  • Russian economy has worst year since financial crisis
Russian economy has worst year since financial crisis

Russian Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev told reporters in Moscow that, based on the preliminary figures, the trend in declining GDP had not persisted in December. Some of the food products that increased the most in price previous year include garlic (a 75.3 percent increase), peppercorns (a 65.6 percent increase) and oranges (a 47...

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  • Oakland Raiders could move to San Diego in 2017
Oakland Raiders could move to San Diego in 2017

The biggest issue has been finding a business relationship that works for both sides. Chargers owner Dean Spanos has been mulling the ideas for nearly a full two weeks, with active negotiations going on at least half that time, and still no decision has been made.

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  • Afghanistan: Bomb explodes near Kabul Russia embassy
Afghanistan: Bomb explodes near Kabul Russia embassy

In October of past year, the Taliban threatened Tolo TV and One TV television stations, describing them as "legitimate targets" after they reported on crimes allegedly committed by Taliban militants in Afghanistan's northern city of Kunduz.

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  • Hi-tech vessel gets lost looking for missing MH370
Hi-tech vessel gets lost looking for missing MH370

The Fugro Discovery's sonar vehicle towfish hit the ocean formation while searching the ocean floor yesterday, forcing its tow cable to break. A suspected piece of plane wreckage was found off the east coast of southern Thailand on Saturday, but aviation experts and Thai officials said it was unlikely to belong to MH370.

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  • Mos Def charged with breaking South Africa's immigration law
Mos Def charged with breaking South Africa's immigration law

His career spent issuing IDs that many would argue are fraudulent earned David multiple arrests, but eventually he secured a global office in the form of the World Service Authority in Washington, D.C. He later established the authority to be its administration arm. World passports were created in the 1950s by Davis as a way of giving stateless p...

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  • Islamic State Confirms Death Of 'Jihadi John' In Syria Drone Attack
Islamic State Confirms Death Of 'Jihadi John' In Syria Drone Attack

On November 13, Army spokesman Colonel Steve Warren made a statement , saying, "We are reasonably certain that we killed the target that we supposed to kill, which is Jihadi John ". Their full names remain unknown and no other information has been revealed. He may have been lying low for fear of being targeted, though the United States government...

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  • Students protest disrupt pm modi's speech at convocation in lucknow
Students protest disrupt pm modi's speech at convocation in lucknow

Rohith, a Ph.D. student, committed suicide by hanging himself in his friend's hostel room on January 17, triggering protests on the campus and also in other universities in different parts of the country to demand action against those involved in the suspension of the students and subjecting them to social boycott.

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