• Kaspersky Lab Manager Arrested in Russia, Accused of Treason

    Kaspersky Lab Manager Arrested in Russia, Accused of Treason

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    Russian authorities have arrested a senior figure at the country's largest cybersecurity firm on suspicion of treason, according to local media reports. People advancing the theory seem to be basing it on the timing of the arrest, which roughly coincided with the classified release of specific details said to support the USA intelligence community's claims the hacking was ordered by President Vladimir Putin.
  • Trump signs orders advancing Keystone, Dakota Access Pipelines

    Trump signs orders advancing Keystone, Dakota Access Pipelines

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    Mr. Trump's action was applauded by lawmakers form energy-producing states. Administration officials said the freeze is meant to make sure that no programs move forward without first being reviewed by Trump's new team. However, some do agree with Trump. So far, North Dakota taxpayers have spent more than $22 million on law enforcement resources to make sure all North Dakotans are safe during the protests, and that includes having first responders spend weeks away from their families over ...
  • Donald Trump: Media will pay for 'lie' about size of inauguaration crowd

    Donald Trump: Media will pay for 'lie' about size of inauguaration crowd

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    There's nobody", he said. "There is nobody that feels stronger about the intelligence community and the CIA than Donald Trump ", he declared a day after he was sworn in as president. Another pool report posted online by NBC's Katy Tur notes that senior CIA leadership standing in the front row cheered less often, and at less politically volatile lines, than "the main crowd" of general agency staff.
  • Former President Yahya Jammeh has left Gambia for Conakry

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    On Thursday, Barrow, a former businessman and real estate developer, was sworn into office at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar as hundreds of exiled Gambians cheered and waved flags outside. "The CPDS rejects this decision and holds" President Teodoro Obiang Nguema "responsible" for any consequences Jammeh's presence on Equatorial Guinean soil could bring, the opposition said in a statement acquired by AFP.
  • Malaysian Masters: Saina beats Pornpawee for title

    Malaysian Masters: Saina beats Pornpawee for title

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    While the injury lay off was expected to be a long one for Saina, the Hyderabadi returned to action within three months of the surgery setback. Her injuries also made the fans concerned. Ever before the competition began, Saina was the top favourite to win the title and was given the top seed. However, Saina can not take things too easy against her Thai opponent Pornpawee Chochuwong who defeated second seed Cheung Ngan Yi in the semifinals.
  • Turkey: Constitutional reform to boost presidential powers gets assembly nod, faces referendum

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    To secure its necessary majority, the AKP has relied on the support of the rightwing Nationalist Movement Party, the fourth-largest in the legislature. A total of 339 legislators voted for and 142 against the changes that will now head to a referendum likely to be held in early April. AKP deputies tried to remove her, but MPs from the opposition HDP and Republican People's Party (CHP) sprang to her defence, and punches and kicks were exchanged, according to Turkish media.
  • OPEC, non-OPEC producers meet to discuss compliance with oil cut deal

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    Non-Opec-countries - notably Russian Federation, but not the United States - followed suit and agreed in December to make cuts. "Oil prices still have potential to increase". However that includes about 740,000 bpd from former member Indonesia, Bloomberg reported. The resulting Declaration, which came into effect on 1 January 2017, is for six months, and is extendable for an additional six months pending the status of supply and demand, as well as global inventories.
  • Man killed by crocodile at Cahill's Crossing

    Man killed by crocodile at Cahill's Crossing

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    The crocodile was shot dead and the man's body was taken to the city of Darwin for a post-mortem. The man is believed to be from the nearby indigenous Gunbalanya community, the ABC reported. In that incident, a 40-year-old man died after slipping into the river while fishing with his son. A man has been killed by a crocodile after attempting to wade through water near Kakadu National Park .
  • Martin McGuinness: Ex-deputy first minster will not stand in NI election

    Martin McGuinness: Ex-deputy first minster will not stand in NI election

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    His resignation triggered an election for the Northern Ireland Assembly, to be held March 2. "For my part, it was my intention to step aside in May this year", McGuinness said in a statement. Mr McGuinness resigned as Deputy First Minister last week following a row between his party Sinn Féin and the Democratic Unionist Party over a botched green energy scheme .