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Global Media Super Bowl Ratings are Down, but 103 Million People Watched
Author: 0 Super Bowl Ratings are Down, but 103 Million People Watched

For the Eagles , their third trip to the Super Bowl would be their charm and first victory in franchise history. He then caught fire in the postseason and capped it off with 373 passing yards with three touchdowns and a receiving touchdown Sunday against the Patriots to be named MVP of Super Bowl 52 .

Global Media IOC refuses to invite acquitted Russian athletes
Author: 0 IOC refuses to invite acquitted Russian athletes

After the CAS decision, Russia's Olympic Committee requested that 13 active athletes and two who had become coaches should be allowed to participate in the February 9-25 Games but the IOC has refused to extend invitations to them. Katie Uhlaender had been waiting for an Olympic medal that seems most unlikely to come her way. "A huge amount of work has gone in to making sure we can ensure that there can be a path for clean athletes from Russian Federation to compete in these Games here".

Global Media Aerobatic Jet Skids Off Runway At Singapore Airshow, Hurting Pilot
Author: 0 Aerobatic Jet Skids Off Runway At Singapore Airshow, Hurting Pilot

During the take off roll, the aircraft suffered a tire burst and lost control, following which it skidded off the runway, overturned and caught fire. The South Korean team uses the KAI T-50 Golden Eagle plane, a supersonic advanced trainer and light combat aircraft developed by Korea Aerospace Industries with United States firm Lockheed Martin.

Global Media Trump labels new Senate bipartisan immigration plan 'a total waste of time'
Author: 0 Trump labels new Senate bipartisan immigration plan 'a total waste of time'

After McCain's announcement CNN reported a White House official told them "it takes "a lot of effort" to write up a bill worse than the Graham-Durbin immigration bill, but somehow 'this one is worse'". Democrats have balked at Trump's proposals. The amnesty plan, instead, does not end the process known as "chain migration", whereby newly naturalized citizens can now bring their foreign relatives to the U.S.as legal immigrants.

Author: 0 Trump Claims Nunes Has 'Tremendous Courage' For Releasing Anti-FBI Memo

Mueller might reach. Written by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California, the memo focuses on an application for the electronic surveillance of a Trump campaign volunteer. The official did not say whether the decision would be made before Friday, but suggested it could be. White House chief of staff John Kelly told reporters Tuesday afternoon that Trump hadn't read the memo yet because Kelly said he had just given the president the document and that it was fairly lengthy.

Global Media Wall Street set for further losses after historic drop
Author: 0 Wall Street set for further losses after historic drop

European indexes were down about 2 percent, while Japan's Nikkei lost 4.7 percent. The sell-off in US stocks this week spread to markets in Asia and Europe, reviving use of the term "contagion", which was widely used during the European debt crisis early this decade.

Global Media The State of the Nation Address has been postponed
Author: 0 The State of the Nation Address has been postponed

Earlier on Tuesday, the Nelson Mandela Foundation called on the president to step down, saying South Africa had reached a point where any further time he spent in office would be damaging to the country. The league said Zuma's continued stay as president of the country has negative consequences for the ANC and the country ahead of the national elections next year.

Global Media Louth included in new SNOW and ICE warning
Author: 0 Louth included in new SNOW and ICE warning

Once that collides with the cold air, there is a much greater chance of snow. "There is now high confidence for a period of cold weather this week, raising the alert to level-3 for all areas". Sleet and snow showers are also expected to hit England's south-east from mid-afternoon tomorrow until at least Wednesday morning. All drivers are being urged to take extra care on the roads this evening, and to ensure their windscreens are fully clear before setting off tomorrow morning.

Global Media House intelligence panel to take up Democratic memo
Author: 0 House intelligence panel to take up Democratic memo

The vote gives Trump five days to review the Democratic memo and determine whether he will try to block its release. It makes it all the more worrying that the origins of the dossier and financial interests of its author were shielded from the court, as the memo alleges .

Author: 0 Clinton Associates Fed Information to Dossier Author Steele, Grassley-Graham Memo Says

Steele's work, but that these Clinton associates were contemporaneously feeding Mr. Steele allegations raises additional concerns about his credibility ". Nunes" committee that it has not confirmed any of "s criminal charges against Trump people. "That dossier was taken to a secret court to get a secret warrant to spy on a fellow citizen and they weren't clear with the court who paid for it, who was involved with, and the fact that they already fired Chris Steele from any type of ...

Global Media NFL Releases Full List of Invitees for 2018 Combine
Author: 0 NFL Releases Full List of Invitees for 2018 Combine

Running backs, offensive linemen and specialists will be the first players to arrive and go through workouts. Their drills are always some of the most interesting, but given Detroit's need at the position, and the likelihood they take one - perhaps even early - this is going to be must-see TV.

Global Media India Test-Fires Nuclear Capable Agni-I Ballistic Missile
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Agni-I tested on Tuesday is reportedly the 18th version of Agni-I, which could achieve all parameters within the stipulated time period. "The trajectory was tracked by sophisticated radars, telemetry-observation stations, electro-optic instruments and ships, right from launch till it hit the target with pinpoint accuracy", they said.

Global Media North Korea 'only months' from United States strike - diplomat
Author: 0 North Korea 'only months' from United States strike - diplomat

Protesters believe North Korea has been allowed to hijack the Pyeongchang Games, and refer to them instead as the Pyongyang Olympics after the North Korean capital. The White House cast the meeting as part of the Trump administration's "maximum pressure" campaign to counter the North Korean nuclear program. Trump had reportedly been considering former White House official Victor Cha, but dropped him after he informed the administration that he opposes a pre-emptive military strike on North ...

Global Media 8-year-old Queens girl dies within day of flu diagnosis
Author: 0 8-year-old Queens girl dies within day of flu diagnosis

The city Health Department confirmed the girl's death, and said Monday that another child who died in recent days in the city also tested positive for the flu - but released no details about that case. This year's flu season is turning out to be one of the worst, according to reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "I am urging everyone to get vaccinated and take other necessary steps to stop the spread of this virus in NY".

Global Media Metuh Appears in Court On Stretcher
Author: 0 Metuh Appears in Court On Stretcher

He is being charged with corruption for collecting N400 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser under Sambo Dasuki. But at a resumed sitting on Monday, the condition of Metuh forced the court to exercise restraint, at least on compassionate grounds.

Global Media Carter Page says he's never met Trump
Author: 0 Carter Page says he's never met Trump

When asked if he ever had any direct contact with Trump in any form - such as a phone call, email, letter or a text - Page told ABC's "Good Morning America" that he has never communicated with the president, and continued to deny reports that he worked with the Russian government.

Global Media Sorghum growers caught in trade war crosshairs
Author: 0 Sorghum growers caught in trade war crosshairs

The United States is the world's top exporter of sorghum and China's largest supplier by far, with imports from the United States reaching 4.76 million tonnes in 2017, out of just over 5 million tonnes in total. One of the key officials of China's commerce ministry has stated that the US administration offers sorghum at subsidized rates to China, thereby resulting in a rise in its imports affecting China sorghum market.

Global Media Bound Amtrak Train Breaks Apart At 125 miles per hour
Author: 0 Bound Amtrak Train Breaks Apart At 125 miles per hour

According to a source who spoke with the New York Post , the train was traveling at a speed of 125 miles per hour as it was heading towards New York's Penn Station. This incident follows a string of Amtrak accidents in recent months, beginning with the January 18 derailment in Washington state that killed three passengers and injured 62 passengers and crew members after the train was moving 78 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone during its first trip on a new route.

Author: 0 John Kelly: "Lazy" immigrants didn't sign up for DACA

A federal judge has indefinitely blocked Trump from terminating DACA's protections for the so-called Dreamers, who were brought to the U.S.as children and are living here illegally. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., the lead Democratic negotiator on immigration, said that his party is "willing to support a broadly unpopular and partisan proposal - the wall - in exchange for a broadly popular and bipartisan proposal" that would legalize the status of dreamers.

Global Media European Commission Adopts Western Balkans Strategy
Author: 0 European Commission Adopts Western Balkans Strategy

Bulgaria, which holds the EU's rotating presidency, will host a summit in May to discuss the matter, and the bloc's leaders may make concrete decisions in June, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said. "The problem between Slovenia and Croatia must be resolved", he said. Support for European Union membership ranges from roughly 75 percent in Kosovo to 52 percent in Serbia.

Global Media Controversial Ad Shakes Up Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary
Author: 0 Controversial Ad Shakes Up Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

A blue-eyed actor who appears to be white and has a clearly American accent appears wearing a bandanna and hoodie and thanks Rauner for "opposing law enforcement and making IL a sanctuary state for illegal immigrant criminals". "It's an accurate depiction of the policies that Rauner put in place". As for his own re-election campaign in the 97th District, Batinick said all is going well and his straight to-the-point-message is starting to resonate with voters across the district.

Global Media Grand Island expected to get 1 to 2 inches of snow today
Author: 0 Grand Island expected to get 1 to 2 inches of snow today

Sunday's storm here brought from 2 inches in the Susquehanna River Valley to 5 or more inches in the higher elevations north and west of Lock Haven. The watches will be in effect from 6 a.m. The morning starts mostly sunny and continues to be so. Chances for snow pick up overnight and becoming more likely by dawn Wednesday . Wednesday Night A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow between 8pm and 1am.

Global Media Body of Pilot From Downed Russian Su-25 Brought to Russia - MoD
Author: 0 Body of Pilot From Downed Russian Su-25 Brought to Russia - MoD

He was posthumously awarded the title of the Hero of Russian Federation. The ministry said he had fought to his last breath after ejecting and parachuting to the ground where rebels had attacked him in Idlib Province. In future warplanes must fly above 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) to stay safe, Russian daily Izvestia said, citing the ministry. "It's a huge danger for all governments", he added.

Global Media All employees despatched residence — Chaos at Newsweek
Author: 0 All employees despatched residence — Chaos at Newsweek

Cooper, a journalist of more than 30 years experience who has twice worked for Newsweek , including since 2014, said Rose and Li's "efforts to pursue scandals at Newsweek were admirable" and that their reported firing, along with two reporters, was a "disgrace".

Global Media Trump lashes out at Schiff over Russian Federation probe memo
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Schiff over Russian Federation probe memo

Democrats are seeking the release of a second document to counter the Republican 'Nunes memo '. When asked about Rosenstein's potential firing, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Friday on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that "no changes are going to be made" at the Justice Department.

Global Media Hotel Building Collapses in Taiwan After Earthquake
Author: 0 Hotel Building Collapses in Taiwan After Earthquake

According to the United States Geological Survey , the quake was centred about 20 kilometres north of Hualien, a city with a population of over 100,000, at a shallow depth of nine kilometres. tonight (Feb. 7), the strongest quake yet of a period of 48 hours with has seen dozens of temblors in the same area, with many parts of Taiwan seeing dramatic shaking.

Global Media South Africa's ANC holds urgent meeting after Zuma refuses to resign
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC holds urgent meeting after Zuma refuses to resign

The NEC will also discuss preparations for the annual state of the nation address on Thursday evening, the speech at the opening of parliament during which the president outlines the government's legislative agenda for the year. The protest was carried out following the discussion which Zuma had with representatives of the African National Congress (ANC) late yesterday. Even if the NEC decides to do so, Mr Zuma might still refuse to go.

Global Media Women's equality still a dream after 100 years
Author: 0 Women's equality still a dream after 100 years

She was known for her extreme approach in the fight for women's rights and wanted to be a martyr for the Suffragettes . Almost 1,000 women were arrested and many were imprisoned in the fight to deliver the Representation of the People Act .

Global Media CMU Finance Professor, Financial Adviser Weigh-In On Historic Dow Jones Dive
Author: 0 CMU Finance Professor, Financial Adviser Weigh-In On Historic Dow Jones Dive

The drop extends losses from last Friday, when the index fell 665.75 points , the seventh largest one-day drop ever. Major indexes in Asia and Europe fell following Monday's 1,175-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average . Investors remain fearful that signs of rising inflation and higher interest rates could bring an end to the bull market that has sent stocks to record high after record high in recent years.

Global Media UNGA President to attend opening ceremony of Pyeongchang Winter Games
Author: 0 UNGA President to attend opening ceremony of Pyeongchang Winter Games

As Independent Journal Review previously noted , North Korean athletes are to march under a unified flag with athletes from South Korea , which pushed Olympics participation as a way to ease tensions on the peninsula. Commenting on the possible meeting, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, "We'll have to see what happens". As his guest for the Games opening ceremony on Friday, Pence is bringing the father of Otto Warmbier, an American student who was imprisoned in North Korea for ...

Global Media Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years at final sentencing
Author: 0 Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years at final sentencing

This concludes Nassar's sentencing hearing. But Mr. Engler's appointment was met with student protests, and the trustees are facing a possible no-confidence vote by the faculty, the Lansing State Journal reported . Nassar told the court: "It's impossible to convey the breadth and depth of how sorry I am to each and every one". The Ingham and Eaton County sentences will be served concurrently.

Global Media Ivory trade investigator found dead in Kenya
Author: 0 Ivory trade investigator found dead in Kenya

Martin wrote several groundbreaking reports about the ivory trade and was believed to be working on a new expose about trafficking in ivory and rhino horns . Wildlife Direct Chief Executive Officer Paula Kahumbu hailed Mr Esmond for his contribution in the fight against poaching. "His meticulous work into ivory and rhino horn markets was conducted often in some of the world's most remote and risky places and against intensely busy schedules that would have exhausted a man half his age", ...

Global Media Hong Kong: Court overturns unjust jail terms for Umbrella Movement leaders
Author: 0 Hong Kong: Court overturns unjust jail terms for Umbrella Movement leaders

But speaking for the court, the chief justice, Geoffrey Ma , said "elements of disorder or violence must be deterred", and "fully endorsed" harsher sentences for protests in the future. The 2014 protests, which saw activists block major thoroughfares for 11 weeks, fizzled out but spawned a youth-led opposition movement that gained political traction while facing increasing resistance from Hong Kong's Beijing-backed government.

Global Media 'Dancing With the Stars' Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Crash
Author: 0 'Dancing With the Stars' Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Crash

There was another mass pileup west of Des Moines involving about 20 vehicles, Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sergeant Nathan Ludwig said. The statement went on to pass on the best wishes of the entire cast of DWTS to all involved in the accident , wishing them a speedy recovery.

Global Media United Kingdom court keeps Assange arrest warrant in place
Author: 0 United Kingdom court keeps Assange arrest warrant in place

In London , a judge ruled today to uphold the British arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for more than five years. However, Assange suspects there is a secret USA indictment against him for WikiLeaks' publication of leaked classified American documents, and that the US authorities will seek his extradition.

Global Media Senior Democrat: No, the memo doesn't vindicate Trump
Author: 0 Senior Democrat: No, the memo doesn't vindicate Trump

The Republican president has five days to decide whether to declassify the 10-page document. Our nation's elected officials, including the president, must stop looking at this investigation through the warped lens of politics and manufacturing partisan sideshows.

Global Media CNN Found Super Bowl DHS Anti-Terrorism Docs on Plane
Author: 0 CNN Found Super Bowl DHS Anti-Terrorism Docs on Plane

The more than 80-page document detailed how the USA government would respond to an Anthrax attack at the Super Bowl. The recipients of the secret Super Bowl documents were also admonished not to share their contents with anyone who lacked "an operational need-to-know".

Global Media Turkish soldier martyred in Idlib de-escalation zone
Author: 0 Turkish soldier martyred in Idlib de-escalation zone

The conflict has been further complicated since January by a major offensive that neighbouring Turkey launched against the Kurdish YPG militia in Afrin. Iran is another key supporter of Assad's government. A convoy of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) moved to the fourth observation point in Syria's Idlib Monday as part of the de-escalation zone deal reached in Astana, the TSK said in a statement Monday.

Global Media Some Mainers receive false report of tsunami alert
Author: 0 Some Mainers receive false report of tsunami alert

Other users questioned whether to be more concerned about the faulty warning or that they never received the alert. "This is a test to determine transmission times involved in the dissemination of tsunami information". "Repeat, a Tsunami Warning is not in effect", several National Weather Center offices posted on Twitter. The National Weather Service said it is investigating what caused the alert to go out.

Global Media Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam stands trial in Brussels
Author: 0 Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam stands trial in Brussels

Abdeslam's escape was short-lived - he was captured on March 18, 2016, in the same neighborhood where he and many of his Islamic State fighter colleagues grew up. Abdeslam's co-defendant in the trial is Sofien Ayari, 24, a Tunisian national who authorities say was with Abdeslam during the Brussels shooting. Three police officers were wounded and an Algerian fellow jihadist, Mohamed Belkaid, was killed in the gun battle.

Global Media Kenya police arrest opposition member current at Odinga's 'swearing in'
Author: 0 Kenya police arrest opposition member current at Odinga's 'swearing in'

The government had shut down transmission of the four popular TV channels last week when they attempted to broadcast the mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president". clearing the way for what he calls "free, fair and credible elections". He said the journalists chose to spend the night in the newsroom to avoid meeting the police.

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