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Protesters detained in Moscow ahead of Russia-Japan talks

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MOSCOW - A dozen protesters were detained on Tuesday outside the Japanese Embassy in the Russian capital ahead of talks between the countries' leaders at the Kremlin. Left-wing...
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Al Jazeera says Sudan withdraws journalists' work permits

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

CAIRO - Sudanese authorities have cracked down on Arabic-language foreign media working inside the country, as protests against the autocratic rule of President Omar al-Bashir...
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Cristiano Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud

8 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

Cristiano Ronaldo pleaded guilty to tax fraud on Tuesday and received a two-year suspended sentence.
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US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

8 minutes ago   |   ABC

Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint.
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Brazil's nationalist leader to address Davos globalist crowd

18 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will headline the first full day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a speech to political and business leaders.
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Germany, France sign treaty building on 1963 Elysee accord

24 minutes ago   |   National Post

AACHEN, Germany - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Tuesday against rising nationalism in Europe and called for a revival of cross-border co-operation as she and her...
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Armed with affection, octogenarian is an ‘octopus whisperer'

24 minutes ago   |   National Post

BOSTON - Wilson Menashi palmed a squid in his left hand and extended his arm into an aquarium tank, watching as a giant Pacific octopus stretched out tentacles to greet him...
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Kremlin 'optimistic' ahead of WADA doping ruling

36 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MOSCOW - Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is "optimistic" ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling Tuesday on whether the country's authorities met demands to turn over...
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Google says data is more like sunlight than oil, just 1 day after being fined $57 million over its privacy and consent practices

Google says data is more like sunlight than oil, just 1 day after being fined $57 million over its privacy and consent practices

52 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Google's chief financial officer Ruth Porat said data is more like sunlight than oil. It's an upbeat twist on the phrase 'data is the new oil', which implies information is...
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IMF pessimism + trade tensions = sickly stocks

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Pessimism about global growth drove down world shares and commodity markets on Tuesday and left investors seeking refuge in the dollar, government bonds and gold.
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Thompson hits first 10 from 3 as Warriors rout Lakers

Thompson hits first 10 from 3 as Warriors rout Lakers

LOS ANGELES - Klay Thompson tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los... Read more ...

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police responded to a suburban Chicago mall Monday evening for a reported active shooter. Read more ...

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Corey Borg 22, was killed in an avalanche while skiing Kachina Peak at Taos Ski Valley last week. Read more ...

China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

BEIJING - China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has... Read more ...

These are some of the biggest MLK Day celebrations across the country

These are some of the biggest MLK Day celebrations across the country

From Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace to the nation's capital, Americans of all backgrounds are honoring the legacy of the slain civil rights leader Monday. Read more ...

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Senate Republicans have released a measure designed around President Donald Trump's proposal for breaking a budget impasse, its centerpiece his demand for $5.7 billion to build... Read more ...

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California says she will run for president...

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California says she will run for president in 2020

Kamala Harris announced Monday that she is running for president in 2020, arguing that the time has come to fight against what she views as the injustices of the past two years... Read more ...

Tsitsipas follows up Federer upset by reaching 1st Slam semi

Tsitsipas follows up Federer upset by reaching 1st Slam semi

MELBOURNE, Australia - Lest anyone get the idea that Stefanos Tsitsipas' upset of Roger Federer was a fluke, the 20-year-old from Greece followed it up by beating No. 22 seed... Read more ...

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night. Read more ...

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins scored 14 points each to help No. 6 Michigan State beat No. 13 Maryland 69-55 Monday night with balanced offense and... Read more ...