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Favorite Gun Runner takes home $7 million for winning

Favorite Gun Runner takes home $7 million for winning The lopsided favorite in the field of 12 is 4-5 Gun Runner , who was awarded the sport's Horse of the Year the same night Brown won his prize. Stellar Wind, who has won 10 of her 16 starts earning just over $2ΒΌ million, was foaled in northeastern Albemarle County to Peggy Augustus' Keswick Stables and Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings. [Full Article...]

Jackson Police officer involved shooting, suspect dies after injuries

Jackson Police officer involved shooting, suspect dies after injuries As officers approached, the individuals fled. The Barnes then drove forward again towards the initial officer who also shot into the vehicle. It is unknown how many shots were fired or how many times the suspect was hit. Dean Worthington said in a news release. Miller drove on. He abandoned and ran from the vehicle near railroad tracks at Big Four Street and East 16th Avenue, and was caught ... [Full Article...]

Congress declares Meghalaya list, CM Sangma to contest from 2 seats

Congress declares Meghalaya list, CM Sangma to contest from 2 seats The two states are going to polls on February 18 and 27 and counting of votes will be held on March 3. The strength of the two Assemblies is 60 members each. The BJP, which has been steadily making inroads in the Northeast, is expected to launch an aggressive campaign in these states. CPI (M) state secretary Bijan Dhar alleged that the BJP leaders are deploying their cadre from other states usin... [Full Article...]

Spanish court forbids Catalonia's Puigdemont to lead from overseas

Spanish court forbids Catalonia's Puigdemont to lead from overseas Madrid argued that since Puigdemont has been a fugitive from justice, he can not be nominated. Although he is likely to be arrested when he sets foot on Spanish soil, Puigdemont did not rule out the possibility of returning to Barcelona in order to being sworn in as regional president. [Full Article...]

North Korea Officials Continue The Inspection Of The Olympics Venues

North Korea Officials Continue The Inspection Of The Olympics Venues Mattis also praised South Korea for recent efforts to enforce North Korean violations of United Nations economic sanctions , but stressed that diplomacy, backed by military power, must be the focus of the US effort to achieve stability on the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Responds To Allegation That She Kept Advisor Despite Misconduct Allegations

Hillary Clinton Responds To Allegation That She Kept Advisor Despite Misconduct Allegations The revelation comes just months after Hillary Clinton publicly denounced longtime friend and Democratic mega-donor Harvey Weinstein in the wake of multiple sexual harassment scandals. A bombshell report from the New York Times reveals former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shielded a top staffer after repeated accusations of sexual harassment from a young subordinate, adding the ca... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn's Holocaust Memorial Day Statement Missing Some Slightly Important Things

Jeremy Corbyn's Holocaust Memorial Day Statement Missing Some Slightly Important Things That's because, according to the White House, it did not want to minimize the suffering of others in Hitler's campaign against the Jewish people. We take this opportunity to recall the Nazis' systematic persecution and brutal murder of six million Jewish people. [Full Article...]

Trump meant to fire Russian Federation inquiry's special counsel but backed down

Mr. McGahn said he would resign if the president fired Mr. Mueller, according to the reports . The New York Times was first with the news in a story based on four anonymous sources. The president then backed off of the idea of dismissing Mueller. And then there was the fact that Mueller had interviewed as a candidate to be the new Federal Bureau of Investigation director the day before he... [Full Article...]

Shopian: Three killed in Army firing, probe ordered; JRL calls for shutdown

Shopian: Three killed in Army firing, probe ordered; JRL calls for shutdown Bashir Ahmad confirmed the deaths of two locals in the firing. Earlier, the Chief Minister directed the district administration to conduct a probe into the incident and come up with findings at the earliest. "Within no time, their [the crowd's] numbers swelled to 200-250 persons", the statement said while adding that the protestors tried to set four vehicles ablaze. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu and Merkel discuss Iran Deal in Davos

Netanyahu and Merkel discuss Iran Deal in Davos A meeting between Netanyahu and William McDermott, CEO of software company SAP, produced an agreement on a five-year, 1-billion-shekel digital health-care project for Israel, Globes reported. He, however, stated that this will be the "last time" he waives those sanctions, unless the US and its European allies can find a way to remove "loopholes" in the agreement within the next four months. [Full Article...]

Meet me after the budget if you like me, says PM Modi!

Meet me after the budget if you like me, says PM Modi! Indian dignitaries visiting Israel in the past had always made it a point to visit Palestine, too. But New Delhi's growing ties with Israel after the BJP's ascent to power in May 2014 fuelled speculation about India reviewing its position on Palestine. [Full Article...]

Democrats, Trump blamed equally for United States gov't shutdown

Democrats, Trump blamed equally for United States gov't shutdown President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday night, blasting Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer saying, "Cryin' Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA ". The announcement comes after Democrats and Republicans once again failed to come to an agreement on a spending bill concerning key issues like immigration and h... [Full Article...]

Mayon Volcano Explodes in Philippines

Mayon Volcano Explodes in Philippines Observers saw a shroud of steam covering the entire mountain as heavy rain met the hot lava and volcanic material on Mayon's slopes. Earlier, the NDRRMC said Mayon's activity had led to the cancellation of 97 flights. Health workers are giving free check-ups and medicine to elderly women and children in the camps. AP photographer Bullit Marquez has been chronicling in dazzling imagery the erup... [Full Article...]

Trump accused Russian Federation of helping North Korea. Putin would have his reasons

Trump accused Russian Federation of helping North Korea. Putin would have his reasons The Winter Olympics will offer only a brief respite from tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions, the South's unification minister warned Friday, urging Pyongyang to seize the opportunity to talk to Washington. One of the company's online profile claims its main products are beans and grain, but the Treasury's sanctions report states it sold computers to North Korea and... [Full Article...]

Czech government resigns after losing confidence vote

Czech government resigns after losing confidence vote Speaking to supporters after claiming victory, Zeman said he would continue travelling the country to meet citizens and hear their worries. Another analyst Jiri Pehe, said the Czech election is mirroring the sharp divisions between left and right that have featured in other political elections in the USA and Europe . [Full Article...]

Flawless Federer has nothing to improve for Australian Open final

Flawless Federer has nothing to improve for Australian Open final The emergence of Chung and Edmund follows the rise last season of the so-called "NextGen" youngsters, including Canada's Denis Shapovalov and Russian Andrey Rublev, while Germany's 20-year-old Alexander Zverev has climbed to four in the rankings. [Full Article...]

Moscow mocks minister's Russian aggression warnings as 'worthy of Monty Python'

Moscow mocks minister's Russian aggression warnings as 'worthy of Monty Python' Last night the Russian Defence Ministry hit back at the South Staffordshire MP and said he had "lost his grasp on reason". Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov ridiculed Mr Williamson's claims , saying it was worthy of British comedy group Monty Python and that the minister only talked about the perceived Russian threat to "raise his profile". [Full Article...]

Padmaavat opens to mixed response across the country

Padmaavat opens to mixed response across the country Another similar petition has been filed by lawyer Vineet Dhanda seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Karni Sena and its office-bearers for allegedly holding violent protest against the movie in several states. "We've seen Bhansali create similar picturesque frames before", the website said in its review. Television showed images of children cowering in fear on the floor of a scho... [Full Article...]

Trump aide's spokesman among four Americans killed in Kabul hotel attack

Trump aide's spokesman among four Americans killed in Kabul hotel attack Twenty-two people, including 14 foreigners, were killed by the attackers before the siege was ended by security forces on Sunday. The attack killed 8 Afghans and 14 foreigners. Selig was staying at the Intercontinel Hotel in Kabul on behalf of his business. "We express our condolences and thoughts to the victims and families". [Full Article...]

Brexit row: David Davis to set out European Union transition plans

Brexit row: David Davis to set out European Union transition plans The deal is expected to be agreed with the European Union by the end of March, 2018, Davis said. The negotiations... sound as if they aim to keep us in a similar system to the Single Market and the Customs Union. "We will not be subject to the duty of honest co-operation, which is what stops us arriving at trade deals now, negotiating and signing trade deals now, so that freedom will exist". [Full Article...]


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