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Prince Al-Waleed, dubbed the Warren Buffett of Saudi Arabia, was among some 350 suspects rounded up since November 4 , including billionaire tycoons and ministers who were detained in Riyadh's luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel. He is also known for his outspoken views on politics - making headlines in 2015 when he called Donald Trump a "disgrace" on Twitter during the US election campaign.
  • How to watch this year's State of the Union address

    How to watch this year's State of the Union address

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    Ted Kennedy did so in 1982 when Ronald Reagan was president. Trump is set to deliver his first SOTU to Congress next Tuesday, and expected to roll out his immigration plan and a 1.7-trillion-dollar infrastructure package during his speech.
  • Billionaire Canadian couple's mysterious death being treated as murder, Toronto police say

    Billionaire Canadian couple's mysterious death being treated as murder, Toronto police say

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    He and his wife were well-known for their philanthropy. Mr. Sherman, whose net worth was estimated to be $4.77 billion, was the founder of the global generic drug giant Apotex Inc. However, the couple's four children dismissed outright the suggestion and have since hired private experts to conduct an independent investigation. The investigation so far has included sweeps of two homes owned by the Shermans, as well as Barry's workplace at Apotex.
  • Syria: US Fabrications on Chemical Attacks Aimed at Covering Terrorists

    Syria: US Fabrications on Chemical Attacks Aimed at Covering Terrorists

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    The 24 nations that participated in the gathering agreed to work more closely on the issue and impose sanctions on alleged perpetrators. Syria stressed on Thursday that fabrications by United States against Syria and Russian Federation concerning the chemical attacks in the war-torn country aimed at covering terrorist groups.
  • Molly Holly Says She's Not Going to Be in Women's Royal Rumble

    Molly Holly Says She's Not Going to Be in Women's Royal Rumble

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    The singles and tag team titles from both Raw and SmackDown will also be defended at the Sky Sports Box Office live event. With so much history behind the Royal Rumble , WWE has come up with a video that reveals some of the facts, figures along with the achievements of some of the wrestlers in the elimination match.
  • Moscow Says Reserves Right to Respond to New US Sanctions

    Moscow Says Reserves Right to Respond to New US Sanctions

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    Additionally, the Treasury Department sanctioned 11 individuals it classified as "Ukrainian separatists" for threatening "the peace, security, stability, sovereignty, or territorial integrity of Ukraine ". But fighting has continued to greater and lesser degrees, and U.S. officials accuse Vladimir Putin's Kremlin of pulling the strings. The persons and entities listed cannot do business with Americans - effectively excluding them from the United States financial system - and any ...
  • Shutdown: Trump Calls For 'Nuclear Option'

    Shutdown: Trump Calls For 'Nuclear Option'

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    During that time, McConnell promised, he would work with Democrats on a deal that would beef up border security while also protecting from deportation about 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children. Schumer objected to a request from McConnell to hold a vote on his proposal Sunday night. Something also that's been voted on along with a funding bill is continuing the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), something Stefanik said Schumer and other Democrats ...
  • ICE inks contract for access to license plate database

    ICE inks contract for access to license plate database

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    Livermore-based Vigilant Solutions' database contains data on a couple of billion license plates, tech news site the Verge reports. "As with any law enforcement tool", ThinkProgress notes , "its mere existence does not immediately connote abuse or civil rights violations, but a system like this would give an administration obsessed with halting and reversing immigration of both documented and undocumented people unprecedented ability to track down almost anyone it wanted".
  • Trump Wanted To Sack Mueller

    Trump Wanted To Sack Mueller

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    These included Mueller's relationship with James Comey , who succeeded Mueller as Federal Bureau of Investigation director until Trump fired him in May, and Mueller's resignation from one of Trump's golf clubs over a fee dispute in 2011, other people said.
  • Hospital fire, South Korea's deadliest in a decade, kills 41

    Hospital fire, South Korea's deadliest in a decade, kills 41

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    He said he was truly sorry to the public in a visit to Sejong Hospital in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province where 37 people were killed in a fire Friday. All the dead were in the hospital, Choi said. The hospital has 193 beds including 98 beds for the elderly who needs nursing care with 35 medical staff, according to Yonhap news agency.
  • Philippines plans forced evacuations from volcano

    Philippines plans forced evacuations from volcano

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    Elsewhere, residents accustomed to Mayon's fury have gone about their lives as the volcano repeatedly spewed red-hot lava and ash columns into the blue sky over the past weeks, including in Legazpi, where shopping malls, restaurants and coffee shops continue to buzz.
  • One killed, others injured in Amsterdam attack

    One killed, others injured in Amsterdam attack

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    Witnesses report that the deceased victim was a male teenager, but police are yet to confirm the age of the victim. One person has been killed and two others injured in a shooting in central Amsterdam, German press agency (DPA) reported police as saying.
  • Teen charged with assault for exposing allergic classmate to pineapple

    Teen charged with assault for exposing allergic classmate to pineapple

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    Officials say one of the suspects soaked her hand in pineapple juice and made the rounds in the butler intermediate high school lunch room, high-fiving other children, until she got to the 14 year old victim. The assault in this case involved two 14-year-old girls and their 13-year-old friend purposely exposing a fellow 14-year-old classmate to pineapple knowing full well that the girl was severely allergic .