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European Union parliament approves trade deal with Canada

A majority of MEPs voted to include shipping in the scheme as of 2023, if there is no comparable system operating in the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in 2021. "We therefore hope that the IMO will speed up the process and demonstrate the same level of ambition when addressing climate change as it did on the global air pollution cap agreed last October", says ESPO's Secretary General, Isabelle Ryckbost. Read More

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Daesh militants neutralized in Turkey, 7 FSA soldiers killed

Daesh militants neutralized in Turkey, 7 FSA soldiers killed

The report noted that the General Staff has cleared large part of Al-Bab from terrorists and continue the operation. On August 24, 2016, the Turkish Air Force and special ground forces kicked off Operation Euphrates Shield inside Syria in a declared bid to rid the border area of Daesh terrorists and fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and Democratic Union Party ( PYD ). Read More

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Australian authorities arrest Hitler lookalike

A Hitler lookalike has been arrested in Austria on charges of glorifying the Nazi era, local officials say. A police spokesperson told BBC News that the man had recently moved to the town which is on the German border. The incident comes amid an ongoing legal dispute over Hitler's birthplace. The demolition would see the construction of a new building with no associations with Hitler, Interior Ministry spokesman Karl-Heinz Grundbock said at that time. Read More

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Kremlin denies Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador

Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland also wants to know whether President Trump knew about Mr. Flynn's conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December, when President Obama was still in charge of foreign relations. There is no doubt or dispute that Flynn, who has a number of ties to Vladimir Putin's Russian Federation, had conversations with Kremlin officials during the presidential campaign. Read More

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Joe Root named England cricket captain

Joe Root named England cricket captain

Colin Graves, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), said in a statement that the Yorkshire batsman had been the flawless choice. Root, as the leading batsman in the side was the standout candidate among the emerging generation of players, will now look to drive the team forward alongside his expected vice-captain, Ben Stokes. Read More

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Germany elects new president

The German president has little executive power but is considered an important moral authority. Regarding his profile and leadership, Steinmeier stands out for his pragmatism with the media and his recent harsh statements against his USA counterpart Donald Trump, which he described as a 'hate preacher'. Read More

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South Korea prosecution considering more arrest warrants for Samsung executives

Lee is suspected of pledging $37.31 million (43 billion won) to a business and organizations backed by Park's secret confidante, Choi Soon-Sil, in exchange for approval of the 2015 merger of two Samsung companies. Lee, described as a key suspect in the scandal, narrowly avoided being formally arrested last month when the prosecutors accused him of bribery involving almost $40 million. Read More

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Russian runner banned, loses Olympic gold for doping

Beijing 2008 women 800m champion, Pamela Jelimo is in line to add the London 2012 bronze after the Court for Arbitration of Sports (CAS) imposed a four year ban on Russian dope cheat Mariya Savinova-Farnosova. Kazarin is a former coach of Stepanova, who along with husband Vitaly Stepanov has taken up residence at an unknown location in the United States due to having to flee Russian Federation after they provided evidence of state-sponsored doping in 2014. Read More

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TJ Maxx and Marshall's Stores Told to Stop Promoting Ivanka Trump Products

She is a great person - always pushing me to do the right thing. In the wake of President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on Nordstrom , shares for the retailer actually rose 4.1 percent Wednesday. The move by the retailers comes amid an ongoing campaign called #GrabYourWallet, which encourages shoppers to boycott products with ties to President Trump , his family and his donors. Read More

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China to attend organ trafficking summit at Vatican

Christians, members of the Falun Gong spiritual movement, ethnic Tibetans and Uighur's are among those who have been imprisoned for the beliefs in China and killed so their organs can be harvested, campaigners claim. "There is no new law or regulation banning the use of executed prisoner organs". There was further controversy this week when the journal Liver International chose to retract a 2016 study over concerns that its data on the safety of liver transplantation involved organs sourced ... Read More

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Trump talks by phone with Erdogan for first time since taking office

On Aug. 24, 2016, the Turkish Air Force, with the support of the coalition aircraft, launched an operation to liberate the city of Jarabulus from the IS militants in northern Syria, near Aleppo. Trump and Erdogan have both expressed commitment to the Turkish-U.S. alliance and close partnership, especially on counter-terrorism efforts. The Erdogan-Trump call came on the eve of a visit by CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday, expected to also discuss the PYD/YPG and FETO. Read More

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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high

A total of 3,498 civilians were killed and 7,920 were injured. An additional 2,589 children were injured, a 23 percent rise that was also a record high. Of the pro-government forces, global forces such as the United States accounted for 2 percent of the casualties. Yamamoto condemned the unrelenting impact of ground engagements on civilians. Read More

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Twenty-First Century Fox Q2 Profit Rises

The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/02/05/wedbush-analysts-boost-earnings-estimates-for-twenty-first-century-fox-inc-foxa.html. As the past trend shows, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s stock price has rallied after earnings in 7 of the last 14 quarters. Post opening the session at $31.46, the shares hit an intraday low of $31.16 and an intraday high of $31.62 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session ... Read More

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