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Though some attendants at the pressers did laugh off the odd-ball incident, some even taking photos with the cutout, not everyone thought the move was amusing. The peculiar move is not the first unusual exchange between the prime minister and the media, as he has thrown banana peels at cameramen and threatened to execute critical journalists.
  • Weiner and Abedin Appear to Salvage Scandal-plagued Marriage

    Weiner and Abedin Appear to Salvage Scandal-plagued Marriage

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    A lawyer for Huma Abedin recorded printed material Wednesday in court marked by her and Anthony Weiner consenting to pull back their separation suit, the New York Post detailed. Weiner, 53, first made salacious headlines in May 2011 when he inadvertently tweeted a photo of his crotch in boxer briefs. Instead one of her attorneys submitted paperwork signed by both parties agreeing to end the case, a court source told The Post.
  • Ethiopia bans foreigners adopting children

    Ethiopia bans foreigners adopting children

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    The east African country is one of the main sources for adoptions by USA citizens. In her report to the parliament three weeks ago, Ethiopia's minister of women and children Demitu Hambissa said well over 25,000 Ethiopian children have been adopted by foreigners over the last 12 years.
  • Tragedy as young girl takes her own life after vile online bullying

    Tragedy as young girl takes her own life after vile online bullying

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    He did not reveal details of the bullying but appealed to those responsible to attend a memorial service for her in their home town of Katherine in outback central Australia. "Our hearts go out to her family and friends". Another said: "Sending big love, strength & prayers to you all & family". Everett was the face of Australian hat company Akubra .
  • Black Panther Sets MCU Record for First Day Tickets Sold

    Black Panther Sets MCU Record for First Day Tickets Sold

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    While this is only a tally based on the first day of availability, and not an indication of the film's final box office or potential critical success, it is nonetheless an indicator of strong audience interest in the title, the first major studio release starring a black superhero in the new era of comic book-based blockbusters.
  • Vermont moving towards legalizing marijuana possesion for adults

    Vermont moving towards legalizing marijuana possesion for adults

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    Republicans in the state attempted a last-ditch effort to delay the bill until the report is released, but were unsuccessful, according to the Burlington Free Press . State senators who voted against the legislation did not ask for a roll call. Fun fact: When state's seek legalization through the legislative process it provides certain safeguards from federal intervention when commercial cultivation and sales are prohibited.
  • Robbers steal millions in jewels from Ritz hotel in Paris

    Robbers steal millions in jewels from Ritz hotel in Paris

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    There were no injuries. No one was hurt in the incident, police said. Another put the figure at 4.5 million euros ($5.38 million), but said that a bag had been recovered possibly containing some of the loot. Police would not confirm reports that the jewels were stolen from a hotel shop or that the robbers were armed with hatchets. According to BBC , the hotel includes a gallery shopping area near its rear entrance, which it says hosts five shops and 95 "showcases", selling jewellery, ...
  • Pakistani mob angered by rape, murder of girl attacks police

    Pakistani mob angered by rape, murder of girl attacks police

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    She had disappeared on January 4 after leaving her house to go to a tuition centre. The girl was staying with her relatives while her parents had gone to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Hijaz, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year.
  • Kansas governor's school funding plan doesn't say where money comes from

    Kansas governor's school funding plan doesn't say where money comes from

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    Brownback also said the state must stop the never-ending cycle of litigation over school finance, and he urged lawmakers to work on a constitutional amendment for the ballot this year on the school finance system. Brownback said last week he will deliver the annual address - not Lt. Gov. Jeff Coyler - despite the fact President Donald Trump nominated Brownback in July for US ambassador-at-large for worldwide religious freedom.
  • Jack White to Release New Song Tomorrow

    Jack White to Release New Song Tomorrow

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    Additionally, White's Third Man Records has shared a teaser video on social media, which you can find below, featuring the words " Connected By Love ". "Meanwhile, 'Respect Commander" returns to a more tried and tested Jack White sound; a staple mix of fuzzy guitars and chaotic drums. After hearing this, you will have no doubt why it took four years for the follow up to 2014's Lazaretto .
  • Erdogan wins CPJ's press oppressor awards in several categories

    Erdogan wins CPJ's press oppressor awards in several categories

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    Erdoğan also won for " Most Outrageous Use of Terror Laws Against the Press " and Chinese President Xi got the top spot for " Tightest Grip on Media ". Under Putin, it said independent media had been all but eradicated as journalists experience threats of violence or imprisonment and other types of harassment.
  • Yellow fog warning for tonight & Thursday morning

    Yellow fog warning for tonight & Thursday morning

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    The warning is in place from 7pm to 11am across rural parts of the county, with the coast unlikely to be affected. Fog is expected acrossthe South West tonight (Wednesday). "Dry across most of the country - just some residual showers early on". While there will be some bright or sunny spells, a "good deal of cloud" is also forecast.
  • Eurozone unemployment falls to near 9-year low

    Eurozone unemployment falls to near 9-year low

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    The number of unemployed decreased by 107,000 from the previous month to 14.26 million in November. This was the lowest rate recorded in the 19-nation shared currency bloc since January 2009 as the region began to recover from the financial crisis.
  • Mandatory anthem fiat out, SC says it's optional

    Mandatory anthem fiat out, SC says it's optional

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    January 10: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court of making the national anthem optional inside the cinema halls. "By playing the national anthem, people can come out believing we are all Indians". Justice D Y Chandrachud, one of the judges on the bench, was especially vocal in his criticism of the Order, saying that people need not wear their patriotism "on their sleeves".
  • Social care must remain responsibility of local government, warns LGA head

    Social care must remain responsibility of local government, warns LGA head

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    The move could signal that Mr Hunt may take the lead for the Government's anticipated green paper on care and support for older people, which is expected by the summer. "Our National Health Service is something we should be proud of and that's why it's a first-class National Health Service". NHS staffing levels have been in crisis for months.
  • Light Snow Could Make for Tricky Monday Evening Commute

    Light Snow Could Make for Tricky Monday Evening Commute

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    Expect a duration of over 72 hours of above freezing temperatures. Those rains are expected to arrive along with an eastward moving cold front. Sunday will only have a high in the middle teens, almost 40° colder than the high on Thursday! Southeasterly winds will be light but bring in moisture ahead of our next rainmaker.