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by | January 25, 2018 | 02:44

USA Gymnastics has come under fire during the ongoing sentencing hearing for Nassar in MI, in which more than 100 gymnasts have given statements against the disgraced former doctor, who faces life in prison. Last week, two-time USA Olympian and Nassar victim Aly Raisman powerfully addressed Larry Nassar in court while also condemning those at USA Gymnastics , the United States Olympic Committee and MSU who helped to keep his abuse silent.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:40

CBS has announced that next year, it will air an eleventh season of the show, starring Bergen and written and executive-produced by Diane English , the show's original creator and writer. No word on whether the rest of the cast will return for the revival. Television producers, who produced the original series. Bergen won five Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award, and the show received 18 out of its 62 Emmy nominations during its 10-year run.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:34

What we know: The $1 trillion infrastructure plan is one of President Trump's biggest campaign promises, and there is a lot at stake for his administration in how it gets executed. Chief of Staff John Kelly, director of legislative affairs Marc Short, budget director Mick Mulvaney and other administrative aides have reportedly advised Trump not to appear too eager to strike a deal with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY ).

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:35

There would be a five-day waiting period for President Trump to object, but he is not expected to object. And now, it appears that President Donald Trump could call for its release. The following are just a few comments people in Congress have made about the document. Democrats argue the effort to declassify that memo is the latest attempt by conservatives to damage special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:33

Two months ago, the governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed on an arrangement for the voluntary return to Myanmar of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees now living in the Cox's Bazar area in Bangladesh. The two countries have signed an agreement to begin sending people home in "safety, security and dignity", but rights groups have expressed worry about Rohingya returning to villages they left only months ago in terror.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:26

In the #EltonEvent broadcast live from NY on eltonjohn.com, he gave solo renditions of " Tiny Dancer " and " I'm Still Standing " before breaking the news to host Anderson Cooper and the assembled audience. And although the performer was hospitalized a year ago after catching a "rare and potentially deadly" bacterial infection at the end of his South American tour, he says that his decision to retire has nothing to do with his health.

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:02

Photographs showed the volcano, located in Albay province in southeastern Luzon, shooting a huge column of ash into the sky. If a mountain isn't erupting somewhere in the country on any given day, check back again the next day. More than 30,000 ash masks and about 5,000 sacks of rice, along with medicine, water and other supplies, were being sent to evacuation centres, the Office of Civil Defence regional director Claudio Yucot said.

by | January 24, 2018 | 12:03

The countries are: Barbados, Grenada, South Korea, Macao, Mongolia, Panama, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. The EU said that the eight countries were removed from the list as they promised to address the EU's concerns. The Panama Papers and Paradise Papers exposés, of April 2016 and November 2017 respectively, are seen to have forced an issue that had already been under discussion.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:52

The US had banned Kopassus from bilateral military training over allegations of human rights abuses in then-East Timor in 1999 as it prepared for independence. "What we're looking for is a world where we solve problems and we don't shred trust, we don't militarize features in the middle of global waters, we don't invade other countries, in Russia's case", Mattis said Sunday.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:48

The unemployment rate represented a slight dip from November, when the rate was 4.2 percent in Oklahoma. Compare that to November 2017 rate of 4.8 percent. For the year since December 2016, employment in our state increased by 1,200. Employment remained essentially unchanged in the other 37 states. The county's December unemployment rate was the 33rd highest among Ohio's 88 counties.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:48

Following his conviction last month in the second case of fodder scam, Lalu Prasad is now serving a three-and-a-half year sentence in Ranchi's Birsa Munda jail . Lalu is now lodged in the Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi after being convicted for 3.5 years on December 23, 2017. On January 6, the special CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh handed 3.5 years imprisonment to RJD chief.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:46

Grant had only three catches in the regular season but he had three catches for 59 yards against New England. You can play the what-if game all night. The Patriots moved to within 20-17 four plays later. If they didn't make that conversion, the outcome might have been different. Allen has 10 receptions for 86 yards and a touchdown this season.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:45

The wind warning was issued at midnight and ended at 5am today, while a storm yellow rainfall warning is still in place for Donegal , Galway , Leitrim , Mayo , Sligo and Clare . There were also reports of trees down on a number of routes this morning, after strong winds swept across the country overnight. "Sunny spells and scattered heavy showers some of hail especially in southwestern, western and northwestern counties with isolated thunderstorms".

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:32

Just two years ago, following the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, it was near unthinkable that creativity displayed by a filmmaker such as Peele in Get Out - a genre film not usually nominated for Oscars - would ever be celebrated. Not for best picture or director Patty Jenkins , and it even missed out in the technical categories. The Academy also chose to nominate women in other categories, such as screenplay, that are often dominated by men and to honor actresses in leading and supporting ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:52

The opposition is divided by different criteria that have emerged in recent months on way forward to deal with government. "If the world wants to apply sanctions, we will apply elections", Cabello told the Assembly, created previous year to usurp the power of the opposition-dominated legislature.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:46

But before those immigration talks can resume in earnest, Republicans were still spitting mad about what they felt was a political stunt by Democrats , in shutting down the government for three days. The White House said Saturday it would refuse to negotiate on immigration until funding was restored. Those followed a tweet late Monday night in which the president declared the shutdown's end a "big win for Republicans as Democrats cave on Shutdown".

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:25

It is believed that Strzok was referring to the probe into alleged collusion by the Trump campaign and Russians when he described needing an "insurance policy" should Trump win the election. "Robert Mueller used to run the FBI", Johnson said. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz, the senators said the IG's office had indicated December 13 that it possessed every message Strzok and Page sent to each other between November 30, 2016, and July 28 of past year.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:16

Meehan said he told the aide that he was "happily married" and "not interested in a relationship, particularly not any sexual relationship". In a joint statement, Ethics Committee chairwoman Susan Brooks, R-Ind., and ranking member Ted Deutch, D-Fla., said that Meehan had submitted a written request to the panel requesting that it review the matter.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:13

In their statement announcing his death, Masekela's family praised him as a "loving father, brother, grandfather and friend", adding, "Hugh's global and activist contribution to and participation in the areas of music, theatre, and the arts in general is contained in the minds and memory of millions across 6 continents".

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:04

The second explosion occurred soon after across the street. Ahmed al-Fituri, chief of a special investigation unit attached to the general command of east Libyan security forces, was killed in the first explosion, Libya Observer cited military sources as saying.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:38

A large explosion has struck outside the office of global aid group Save the Children in eastern Afghanistan , officials said. The attack started with a suicide bomber and was followed by gunfire, said Khogyani. The decision by the charity, which has been working in Afghanistan for over three decades, underlined the growing dangers for aid workers, who have increasingly become casualties of a surge in militant violence in recent years.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:39

The family members said that she took the extreme step as the officials are in denial mode that she was raped at all. The incident triggered public outrage from the day the girl lodged her complaint. Besides, Harichandan has also demanded resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue and strict action against all the culprits in the case.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:31

On Tuesday evening, Egypt's military prosecutor Mohamed al-Roweiny announced that media coverage on the investigation into the case of Sami Anan's presidential bid and military status has been banned. Anan was detained as he drove through the Nasr City neighbourhood of Cairo, his son Samir said by telephone. If charged, Anna could face court-martial.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:23

This will be followed by a leaders' retreat and then the plenary session of the India-Asean commemorative summit. Negotiations between ASEAN and China for the Code of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea began during the closing years of the last century.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:16

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump will call on Turkey to "de-escalate" the situation, reiterating comments she gave on Monday about remaining "focused on the goal of defeating ISIS, de-escalating and resolving the Syrian conflict, and protecting innocent civilians".