• Regulators push for 'coordinated' approach to bitcoin trading
Regulators push for 'coordinated' approach to bitcoin trading

Following opening remarks from the SEC's Jay Clayton and the CFCT's J. Christopher Giancarlo that asserted their agencies' authority to regulate elements of the crypto market , a major focus of the hearings was to determine which agencies would be responsible for meaningfully enforcing what - a question that requires defining what exactly a ...

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  • Jesse Lingard apologises for 'totally unacceptable' tweet during Munich air disaster service
Jesse Lingard apologises for 'totally unacceptable' tweet during Munich air disaster service

Carlisle's Brunton Park was transformed into Old Trafford's "Theatre of Dreams" for the drama back in late 2010. The memorial clock at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium marks the date and time of the crash. "We will never forget". Eight journalists, the co-pilot, cabin steward, travel agent and a United supporter were also killed i...

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  • Google fined Rs 136 crore for anti-trust conduct
Google fined Rs 136 crore for anti-trust conduct

The ruling was prompted by a complaint filed in 2012 by Indian matchmaking website, Bharat Matrimony, and Consumer Unity and Trust Society, a consumer protection group. Based on its findings of contraventions against Google, the CCI imposed a penalty of Rs 135.86 crore after taking into account Google's revenue from its India operations only.

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  • South Africa opposition demands end to Zuma impasse
South Africa opposition demands end to Zuma impasse

The ANC had scheduled a meeting on Wednesday evening of its National Executive Committee (NEC), which has the authority to fire Zuma, but canceled it late on Tuesday after "constructive" talks between new ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa and Zuma.

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  • Maldives' top judge arrested as state of emergency declared
Maldives' top judge arrested as state of emergency declared

They were not occupiers but liberators. More often than not, it is the Opposition parties that seek an active intervention from India given its position of power on the chequerboard. It said that the Indian government was carefully monitoring the situation in Maldives . Later the Ministry of External Affairs also released a statement speaking of...

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  • State lawmakers implore Tide to make less tasty-looking detergent pods
State lawmakers implore Tide to make less tasty-looking detergent pods

The letter and legislation comes amid a flurry of incidents stemming from viral internet videos dubbed the "Tide Pod Challenge," in which people are encouraged to bite into Tide Pods. "Let's all take a moment to talk with the young people in our lives and let them know that their life and health matter more than clicks, views and likes".

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  • Amtrak engineer voiced concerns about dying before fatal crash, brother says
Amtrak engineer voiced concerns about dying before fatal crash, brother says

The control coordinates signals between trains, tracks and dispatchers about track speeds and blockages, and can slow down a train when the engineer isn't responding. With the recent string of crashes, "it's becoming nearly like an epidemic for Amtrak", said Najmedin Meshkati, a University of Southern California engineering professor who has studie...

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  • Knicks finalizing trade to send center Willy Hernangomez to Hornets
Knicks finalizing trade to send center Willy Hernangomez to Hornets

This season, Hernangomez had only played 26 games while averaging nine minutes, a steep decline from the 72 games played and 18.4 minutes averaged previous year. The Knicks are now expected to explore trading both point guard Jarrett Jack and center Kyle O'Quinn. Noah's salary - he is owed roughly another $44 million through the 2019-20 season ...

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  • TDP protests against Budget outside Parliament
TDP protests against Budget outside Parliament

The ties between the TDP and the BJP are strained, with the TDP publicly expressing unhappiness at the Budget not offering any special benefits to Andhra Pradesh. It may be mentioned that chief minister and Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu vent his anger at the budget which did not make any specific allocations to the state.

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  • Here's how you can help the family of activist Muhiyidin d'Baha
Here's how you can help the family of activist Muhiyidin d'Baha

You can donate to the GoFundMe now . " He loved Charleston and loved fighting for what's right , " Weaver told the Charleston Post and Courier. "So we had the truth before police had the truth", Moye said. The report says a bloody trail leading to d'Baha circled two blocks, and a bloody bicycle lay across the street. A police report says an...

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  • Poland ignores Israeli threat over bill
Poland ignores Israeli threat over bill

The United States is disappointed that the Polish president has signed legislation that would impose criminal penalties for attributing Nazi crimes to the Polish state, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement . The legislation provides exemptions for academic research and art. Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said Monday th...

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  • Opposition boycotts Rajya Sabha, allege their voice is being muzzled
Opposition boycotts Rajya Sabha, allege their voice is being muzzled

Mr Naidu said , he wants the House to function effectively and constructively as per parliamentary procedures and also allow any issue to be raised by anybody as per rules and procedures. BSP leader Satish Chandra walked in at 2 p.m. into the Rajya Sabha. In fact, counting the cost to the country of India being in perpetual poll mode both in monet...

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  • Palestinian killed after stabbing attack in Hebron
Palestinian killed after stabbing attack in Hebron

The Palestinian assailant was shot dead. Meanwhile, Israeli forces rounded up 17 Palestinians in overnight raids in the Israeli-occupied West Bank , according to a Palestinian NGO. Jarrar was suspected with the killing of an Israeli settler a month ago in Nablus . Israel's Shin Bet domestic security agency said that "during the attempted ...

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  • Indian PM Modi's wife survives fatal auto crash
Indian PM Modi's wife survives fatal auto crash

Jashodaben's one of the relatives, Vasantbhai Modi, succumbed to his injuries. According to the reports, the incident took place on a highway near Chittorgarh, following which Jashodaben was rushed to a nearby hospital. While the seriously injured Jayendra and Vimla have been referred to Udaipur hospital, Jashodaben is reported to be fine. She is...

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  • More memos to come, says House GOP
More memos to come, says House GOP

Trump has claimed that the Republican memo , which alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during an investigation of his presidential election campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation, completely vindicates him. He is the ranking Democratic member of the House Intelligence Committee. In keeping with his deliberate style, Burr has...

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  • Did You Watch the State of The Union? Why or Why Not?
Did You Watch the State of The Union? Why or Why Not?

Somebody said, 'Treasonous .' I mean, yeah, I guess, why not", he said to laughter. "Why not?" he said. "Why not? I mean they certainly didn't seem to love our country that much". "That is not how democracy works". " You have them both", he said. The mere act of allegiance to the opposition political party is treason. But in identifying ...

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  • US, Russia comply with nuclear arms deal limits
US, Russia comply with nuclear arms deal limits

Russia confirms its firm commitment to the treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START) and urges the United States to continue the search for mutually acceptable solutions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

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  • White House has no regrets about touting economy despite swings
White House has no regrets about touting economy despite swings

On Monday, a plunge of over 1,100 points in the Dow Jones industrial average capped two days of losses that have erased the stock market's gains for the year. "The President's tax cuts and regulatory reforms will further enhance the USA economy and continue to increase prosperity for the American people", she added.

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  • American woman refuses to be named after winning $712 million
American woman refuses to be named after winning $712 million

In the complaint , Gordon argues that privacy is deeply important to the longtime New Hampshire resident, who wants to use the trust to give a portion of her winnings to charity while remaining "a silent witness to these good works", reports The Union Leader .

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  • Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province
Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province

The Civil Defense put the death toll at 19. One woman was killed and four people were wounded in mortar fire on the Bab Touma neighbourhood and the capital's Mariamite Cathedral, a Greek Orthodox church, a police source told the agency. The other Turkish soldier was killed at an observation point in the rebel-held Idlib, where Russian Federation ...

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  • Magnitude 6.0 quake jolts eastern Taiwan
Magnitude 6.0 quake jolts eastern Taiwan

Tuesday night local time, registered at magnitude 6.4 by the United States Geological Survey . Several road were extensively damaged. Taiwan's official Central News Agency reported that the ground floor of the Marshal Hotel, a building in Hualien district, had caved in and people were believed to be trapped inside.

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  • Maldivian Supreme Court rescinds ruling to release opposition leaders
Maldivian Supreme Court rescinds ruling to release opposition leaders

China, the United States and India have already issued advisories against travelling to the Maldives , though most tourists would only pass through rather than stay in Male , the densely populated capital where political tensions are highest.

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  • President Trump to promote tax overhaul in Cincinnati Monday
President Trump to promote tax overhaul in Cincinnati Monday

Yeah, she's totally not willing to play like everything is right between them. The couple smiled for the cameras as they walked across the South Lawn. With high-fives and hugs, Trump smiled her way through her time with the children, chatting amicably. On Monday, the Trumps were spotted leaving the White House for OH on Marine One and Trump ...

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  • Syrian rebels attack Turkish and Russian forces
Syrian rebels attack Turkish and Russian forces

Operation "Olive Branch" was launched on January 20 against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG ), which Ankara says are an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), but which have been working closely with the USA to fight "Islamic State" (IS) in Syria.

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  • USA 'shamelessly threatening Russian Federation with atomic weapon', says Iran's Rouhani
USA 'shamelessly threatening Russian Federation with atomic weapon', says Iran's Rouhani

The ministry took note of a State Department statement saying the US reached the treaty limits last August, but it suggested the USA may have cheated by "reconfiguring" some B-52 bomber aircraft and missile launchers aboard Ohio-class submarines to non-nuclear status.

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  • Fiji win Hamilton 7s
Fiji win Hamilton 7s

The BlitzBoks will face Fiji in the Cup Final at the Hamilton Sevens on Sunday. Naduva bagged a hat-trick to give his side a slender advantage heading into the final minute, before Eroni Sau clinched victory late on. Fiji beat New Zealand 14-12 while South Africa edged out Australia 24-5 in their Cup semi-finals. Wales Sevens head coach G...

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  • Israeli soliders fatally shoot Palestinian teen in West Bank
Israeli soliders fatally shoot Palestinian teen in West Bank

To date, it has been viewed as an illegal outpost. Jenin residents reported heavy military presence and said IDF soldiers, using loudspeakers, called for the surrender of Ahmad Nassar Jarrar, the suspected leader of the terror cell that shot and killed 35-year-old Rabbi Shevach, as he drove home to the Chavat Gilad outpost.

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  • S Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote
S Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote

The country's deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, was elected as ANC leader in December, defeating Zuma's preferred candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Sources said this was to help avoid accusations of conflict of interest being levelled against Ramaphosa because he was expected to take over from Zuma as soon as Zuma stepped down.

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  • 'Northeast is at the heart of Act East Policy,' says PM Modi
'Northeast is at the heart of Act East Policy,' says PM Modi

Modi said the country has become the most preferred investment destination with the highest FDI of Dollars 60 billion last fiscal and the Union Government will now focus on development of infrastructure to turn Assam into the country's new growth engine.The focus of the development strategy is on "transformation through transportation" and hence ...

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  • Poor US leadership will lead to major war with Russia, China
Poor US leadership will lead to major war with Russia, China

China's Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said in a statement in Beijing on Sunday that the report exaggerates the threat of China's nuclear force. options for responding to nuclear or non-nuclear strategic attack; and, enhance deterrence by signalling to potential adversaries that their limited nuclear escalation offers no exploitable adva...

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  • Trump's lawyers argue Mueller has not met threshold for presidential interview
Trump's lawyers argue Mueller has not met threshold for presidential interview

If Trump tries to fire Mueller again, there will likely be no one on his staff willing to follow through on the order . Mueller is in charge of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and related matters, one of which seems to be an inquiry into potential obstruction of justice by members of the administratio...

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  • Proposed pipeline regulations shouldn't start a 'trade war:' BC premier
Proposed pipeline regulations shouldn't start a 'trade war:' BC premier

She specifically mentioned interprovincial trade in electricity. "We are not putting in place regulations today, we are not putting in regulations at the end of the month". The meeting wrapped up after an hour without a decision. "If it did, our Confederation would be meaningless". Trudeau's town hall in Edmonton last night had only one quest...

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  • Kohli completes a unique set of centuries
Kohli completes a unique set of centuries

The Proteas skipper added 74 runs with Morris before making a 56-run seventh wicket stand with Andile Phehlukwayo (26 n o). This Indian bowler has taken 91 wickets in ODIs so far. However, the dismissal of de Kock in the 15 over brought about a mini collapse, as South Africa went from 83/2 to 134/5 by the 28 over. " India bowled really well ...

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  • African migrants injured in drive-by shootings in Italy
African migrants injured in drive-by shootings in Italy

All of those injured in the shooting in Macerata are foreigners , according to reports from local media. Italian police arrested a lone gunman in a series of drive-by shootings targeting foreigners Saturday morning that paralyzed a small central Italian city still reeling from the gruesome murder of a young Italian woman allegedly at the hands o...

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  • Stormy Daniels Interview Creates More Questions Than It Answers
Stormy Daniels Interview Creates More Questions Than It Answers

Daniels suggestively dodged questions about whether she sign a new statement denying the allegations that was on Tuesday. Though Kimmel pressed Daniels to divulge details of the alleged affair, Daniels dodged the line of questioning and answered only in the vaguest of terms.

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  • IOC Regrets CAS Decision to Uphold Appeals of 28 Banned Russian Athletes
IOC Regrets CAS Decision to Uphold Appeals of 28 Banned Russian Athletes

Just over a week before the Winter Olympics open in South Korea , protests have broken out in the country's capital of Seoul against the North Korean regime. The International Olympic Committee has banned Russia from competing at Pyeongchang as a national team over the doping scandal, although 169 Russian competitors have been cleared to take pa...

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  • Russia Confirms Its Su-25 Pilot Killed in Syria
Russia Confirms Its Su-25 Pilot Killed in Syria

A video circulating on social media shows a lifeless body of a man, his face stained with blood, as bearded gunmen stand around him. The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Saturday that the military operation in Afrin is about to end.

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  • Three TV stations off air despite court overruling State's suspension directive
Three TV stations off air despite court overruling State's suspension directive

But on Thursday, a High Court judge directed the government to restore the transmission for the Kenya Television Network, Citizen Television and Nation Television News and not to interfere with the stations until a case challenging their shutdown is heard.

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  • Bugdet 2018 disappoints NDA ally Naidu
Bugdet 2018 disappoints NDA ally Naidu

Telangana, too, expressed disappointment over the Budget. MP Vijaya Sai Reddy criticised the TDP regime for failing to protect the interests of Andhra Pradesh as there was nothing for the State in the Union Budget . He said there were no allocations for major railway projects in the state. "We are going to declare war, have three options, one ...

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  • H&M Hennes & Mauritz Slows Store Expansion
H&M Hennes & Mauritz Slows Store Expansion

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB (ST:HM-B) saw its share price drop more than 10% during trading on Jan 31, amid investor concerns regarding the company's plan to close more stores this year than any year in the past two decades. Sales in December and January are also expected to be modest. Inditex has consistently outperformed its Swedish rival in rece...

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  • Poland passes Holocaust bill, infuriates Israel, Ukraine
Poland passes Holocaust bill, infuriates Israel, Ukraine

A senior aide to the Polish president has written a letter to a group of US Congressmen amid a dispute over an anti-defamation law that has soured relations between Poland and Israel. on Polish soil. In his letter, Szczerski noted on Friday that nearly 6 million Polish citizens - "3 million of them Polish Jews" - lost their lives at the hands o...

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  • U.S. may act to deter Syria chemical strikes
U.S. may act to deter Syria chemical strikes

The officials reiterated US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent accusation that Russia , Mr Assad's ally in Syria's multi-sided civil war, bears some responsibility for failing to enforce the chemical weapons ban. Syria's government isn't the only chemical-weapons threat in the region, according to the officials. These charges surface ju...

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  • Fox buys NFL's 'Thursday Night Football' package for a boatload of money
Fox buys NFL's 'Thursday Night Football' package for a boatload of money

Fox reportedly won the bidding war over CBS and NBC, which aired TNF games the past two seasons. The move cements the mid-week games into the schedule despite criticism from players who feel the weekly game has led to an increase in injuries.

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  • Proposed DOE budget slashes clean energy research budget by 72%
Proposed DOE budget slashes clean energy research budget by 72%

The White House said it wouldn't comment "on any leaked or pre-decisional documents prior to the release of the official budget". Energy efficiency has remained consistent as the lowest-cost resource over the past decade, and wind and solar jobs are now outpacing those in the coal and gas industry in 30 states, including D.C.

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  • Palace goads Trillanes to seek Duterte impeachment over Calida suspension
Palace goads Trillanes to seek Duterte impeachment over Calida suspension

Gonzales was dismissed in 2011 by then president Benigno Aquino III over the bloody hostage-taking incident at Rizal Park on August 23, 2010, but was later reinstated by the SC. Roque also noted that the AMLC had clarified that the documents used by Trillanes in his plunder complaint filed against Mr. Duterte in the Office of the Ombudsman during t...

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  • Irving scores 27 points as Celtics edge Nuggets 111-110
Irving scores 27 points as Celtics edge Nuggets 111-110

The Boston Celtics have been on top of the Eastern Conference for much of the season. They were great and other people followed. The Knicks had their second big win in a row on Tuesday when they downed the Nets 111-95. He has had a awful time with the Celtics this season. The game started off fairly even, until the Celtics went on a 1...

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  • EPA Chief Worried Trump Would Be 'Abusive To The Constitution'
EPA Chief Worried Trump Would Be 'Abusive To The Constitution'

Pruitt's remarks stemmed from an interview on February 4, 2016 , when Pruitt was a guest on " The Pat Campbell Show ", the Washington Post reported . In an April 5 email to other members of the EPA communications staff, J.P. Friere wrote: "Just asking because he is asking", an apparent reference to Pruitt .

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  • Second person of interest emerges after judge unseals Las Vegas shooting records
Second person of interest emerges after judge unseals Las Vegas shooting records

Shortly afterward, Haig was visited by the BATFE agents. "I've been interviewed , and that's as far as it went", Haig told Newsweek . "Haven't heard from them since". The rounds he sold are called "tracer ammunition" - bullets that leave a visible trail when fired. He appears to have run the store, as his name is on the county property record for...

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  • Thomson Reuters Sells 55% Of Financial Terminal Business
Thomson Reuters Sells 55% Of Financial Terminal Business

The division has a valuation of about US$20bn, sources told the financial news website. "For Blackstone , the simple attraction is fairly clear", said Neil Campling, an analyst at Mirabaud Securities Ltd.in London, pointing to the high proportion of recurring subscription-based revenue at the financial and risk unit.

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  • Menendez bribery case dropped by Justice Department
Menendez bribery case dropped by Justice Department

Robert Menendez and co-defendant Salomon Melgen, in a surprise decision Wednesday that brings an end to the long-running case against the New Jersey Democrat. Menendez of some of the charges. After the mistrial , several jurors said as many as 10 of the 12 panel members were in favor of acquittal, leading some experts to speculate the governme...

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