• United Kingdom reviews Oxfam ties after Haiti scandal

    United Kingdom reviews Oxfam ties after Haiti scandal

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    Oxfam's boss say he is "deeply ashamed" over accusations its staff used prostitutes in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 quake. The Times of London reported that misconduct allegations against seven former Oxfam staff in Haiti included the use of prostitutes some of whom may have been under 18 and downloading pornography.
  • Trump Decries Abuse Allegations Against "Falsely Accused" Staffers

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    Porter resigned from his White House position this week after the accusations became public. Trump, who was recorded on tape prior to his presidency boasting about sexually assaulting women , has denied allegations of sexual misconduct from more than a dozen women , and said he was the victim of a "smear campaign".
  • ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016

    ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016

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    Around 4,000 mostly urban poor Filipinos have been killed by police in Mr Duterte's signature campaign, which has drawn concern from the global community. Bensouda explained that under worldwide legal principles, national jurisdictions are primarily responsible for investigations and prosecutions. Duterte's legal counsel and his attorney general on Friday said several cases related to the anti-drugs crackdown were pending in courts and a Senate investigation had found no evidence of ...
  • Eye on polls, Modi suggests Tiffin pe Charcha

    Eye on polls, Modi suggests Tiffin pe Charcha

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    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said Shah told party MPs that broader details of the transaction, including that it would cost over Rs 58,000 crore, have been shared but break-up of expenditure can not be made public. Elaborating Shah's speech, Kumar said the President spoke about main points of the Rafale deal and justified every component of the agreement. Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Saturday asked party workers and leaders to gear up for the 2019 Parliament polls ...
  • Kim Jong Un Invites South Korea's Moon to Summit in Pyongyang

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    Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong, who is visiting South Korea to attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, delivered her brother's personal invitation during a meeting with Moon at the Blue House, a presidential spokesman said. She's the first family member of the Kim dynasty to set foot in the south. "We want to see President Moon become a protagonist in opening a new chapter for reunification and leave great footprints in history", she said.
  • Pence mum on North Korea's invitation to South

    Pence mum on North Korea's invitation to South

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    Pence told reporters that despite disagreements over how to approach North Korea, the state of the alliance between the USA and South Korea is "strong". The invitation, delivered by Kim's visiting sister Kim Yo-jong, said Kim was willing to meet the South's leader "at the earliest date possible", said a spokesman for the presidential Blue House.
  • Mexican police find tiger cub sent by express mail

    Mexican police find tiger cub sent by express mail

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    The little one was sedated and placed inside a plastic box. The tiger was sent from the state of Jalisco to the west in the state of Queretaro in the central part of the country. The post of the Federal Police of Mexico on Facebook containing the tiger cub's pictures has been shared more than 700 times. The 2-month-old poor animal was discovered in an unconscious stage.
  • NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat

    NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat

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    NBC is broadcasting the games live and in prime time starting Friday. Since the broadcast is direct via the website , rather than through BBC iPlayer, you do not need a TV licence to watch the live-stream. NBC: Primetime coverage begins February 8 - a day before the opening ceremony - with figure skating, skiing and ski jumping. The new Live feature will deliver key Olympic moments in real time .
  • Too Afraid to Ask: What is the Nunes Memo?

    Too Afraid to Ask: What is the Nunes Memo?

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    It was published in full a week ago over the objections of the Justice Department . If the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew the Christopher Steele dossier was paid for by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee when they submitted it as (in the words of the Nunes memo ) "an essential part" of the FISA application for a warrant to spy on an American citizen, and failed to tell the court its provenance, then that is corrupt.
  • India score 289/7 against SA in 4th ODI

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    Miller found the ropes three times in succession off Pandya in the next set of six and Klaasen, making just his second global appearance, launched a monster of a maximum well over long-on as the tide turned. After a cautious start, Kohli signalled the change in approach with a straight six off Ngidi in the 17th over. Though Kohli, very unlikely, fell short of 25 runs from his 35th ODI century, Dhawan didn't miss the opportunity.
  • Lagos City Marathon: Abraham Kiprotich wins 3rd edition

    Lagos City Marathon: Abraham Kiprotich wins 3rd edition

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    For the women category, Ethiopia's Guta won the race in 2:38.25 while compatriots Girma Getachew and Ayelu Hordofa were second and third in 2:38.36 and 2:38.41. "We want to get it to the Gold level, in the next two years", he said. Read up on the mouth watering prizes that awaits the winners of this year's marathon .
  • Trump Signs Spending Bill, Ending Overnight Shutdown

    Trump Signs Spending Bill, Ending Overnight Shutdown

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    The bill passed by a wide margin in the Senate and survived a rebellion of 67 conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives thanks to the support of some Democrats. He has a lot of members of his own party in the House who are hard-liners. The bill McConnell chose now sets up a chance for both Republicans and Democrats to offer up amendments that would compete to bring in 60 votes, the amount needed to advance Senate legislation, according to CNN .
  • Another Trump aide resigns following accusations of domestic abuse

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    But Mulvaney could also fall into some of the same traps that have plagued him as Office of Management and Budget director. The president made no mention of Porter's ex-wives and voiced no condemnation of domestic violence in general. He said: "Domestic violence is abhorrent and has no place in our society". The memo, a copy of which was tweeted out by a reporter, had the subject headline: 'A Letter from the Chief of Staff'.