• US Soccer Vice President Carlos Cordeiro Elected to Top Spot
US Soccer Vice President Carlos Cordeiro Elected to Top Spot

Many assumed and were proven correct that if Carter hadn't won after the first ballot, it would be hard for her to win. Former U.S. Olympic and World Cup goalkeeper Hope Solo , who was suspended from the women's team for "unprofessional" comments made at the 2016 Rio Games, received less than 1.6 percent of the vote in each round.

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  • Sattar hits back at Bahadurabad faction, 'dissolves' MQM-P Rabita Committee
Sattar hits back at Bahadurabad faction, 'dissolves' MQM-P Rabita Committee

However, it appears that Dr Sattar was not impressed with the decision they personally communicated to him in the evening as he insisted on picking altogether new faces for March 3 Senate elections. "Since February 5, they were repeatedly calling unconstitutional meetings. He had time for NGOs but not for the party", he said pointing towards delayi...

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  • American Gerard wins men's snowboard slopestyle at PyeongChang Olympics
American Gerard wins men's snowboard slopestyle at PyeongChang Olympics

Norway leads with eight, followed by the Netherlands with five. "You just don't get too many shots at an Olympic medal, let alone an Olympic gold medal". McMorris survived and in his comeback to competition, a big air World Cup in Beijing in November 2017, he triumphed. "The lowest point (was) not being able to move", he said of the time after ...

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  • ISIS 'Beatles' Members Captured by Syrian Kurds
ISIS 'Beatles' Members Captured by Syrian Kurds

The two men are among four members of the IS cell that captured, tortured and beheaded more than two dozen hostages including American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and American aid worker Peter Kassig. The U.S. State Department a year ago imposed sanctions on the two men after declaring they were terrorists. The Times said group'...

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  • Leak: No deal Brexit 'would cost 9% of Scotland's GDP'
Leak: No deal Brexit 'would cost 9% of Scotland's GDP'

It suggests Northern Ireland will remain under European Union law after the transition period where it is relevant to the north-south economy, and the requirements of the Good Friday Agreement . Trade Secretary Liam Fox said the leaked assessment underestimated the potential increase in trade with the rest of the world after Brexit. A Govern...

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  • House vote ends overnight government shutdown
House vote ends overnight government shutdown

Republican Senator Rand Paul , objecting to deficit spending in the bill , engaged in a nine-hour, on-again, off-again protest and floor speech late on Thursday. Trump , in announcing he had signed the legislation, contended it will help the US military be "stronger than ever before". Vice President Mike Pence, in South Korea for the Winter ...

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  • The Rob Porter scandal has exposed the real John Kelly
The Rob Porter scandal has exposed the real John Kelly

By the time the president was fully briefed of the claims against Porter on Wednesday, the once-rising White House star had already resigned, according to the official. But there was no sign that a move was imminent, according to the people with knowledge of the conversations. But the aftershocks of his resignation reverberated amid concerns abou...

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  • North Korea 'does not intend' meeting USA during Olympics
North Korea 'does not intend' meeting USA during Olympics

The rumored proposal could be held "sometime this year", according to the report, with some believing it could be on August 15, a national holiday for North and South Korea . Vice-President Mike Pence is trying to counter North Korean "propaganda" around the Winter Olympics with his own symbolism and rhetoric, shining a spotlight on the North's nuc...

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  • Turkey, Iran violating global law in Syria
Turkey, Iran violating global law in Syria

President Rouhani hailed two countries' high-level talks on the expansion of bilateral, regional and global cooperation, saying that the two governments are willing to develop and strengthen relations as two friendly and brother neighboring countries.

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  • North Korea says USA will make FIRST STRIKE in nuclear apocalypse warning
North Korea says USA will make FIRST STRIKE in nuclear apocalypse warning

Donald Trump would then face a hard problem: how to avoid being the president who allowed North Korea to achieve the capability to hit the United States homeland with nuclear weapons. Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Dongguk University, agreed that the United States touching on the North Korea's internal human rights problems is in line with ...

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  • United Kingdom accuses European Union of bad faith over Brexit transition plan
United Kingdom accuses European Union of bad faith over Brexit transition plan

With over 1,000 Japanese businesses in the United Kingdom, the country is the UK's 11th largest trading partner, with investment into Britain reaching £46.5 billion in 2016. "Business representatives. agreed on the importance of the time-limited [Brexit] implementation period in providing clarity and certainty for people and businesses", a spokespe...

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  • White House Aide Porter Out After Domestic Abuse Accusations
White House Aide Porter Out After Domestic Abuse Accusations

President Donald Trump in Washington , D.C., August 30, 2017. She never mentions Porter by name. She is rarely quoted at all. During the campaign, she transcribed Trump's tweets. "He was surprised. He, like many of us, did not see that in Rob Porter , did not see what these allegations have brought forward". "Even for someone that is that...

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  • Taiwan quake: Collection of highly effective aftershocks hit Hualien
Taiwan quake: Collection of highly effective aftershocks hit Hualien

Earlier on Tuesday, a magnitude 4.7 natural disaster hit Hualien County. The Central Disaster Response Center this evening, February 8, said that the current death toll from the Hualien quake now stands at 10, with 272 injured, and seven missing.

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  • Senate leaders put forward budget agreement day before shutdown deadline
Senate leaders put forward budget agreement day before shutdown deadline

The short-term agreement the House is considering would fund the government through March 23 and provide money for defense for the rest of the fiscal year. The accord, between Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, and Chuck Schumer of NY, his Democratic counterpart, would raise strict caps on military and domestic spending that we...

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  • Alabama's run of top-rated classes ends on National Signing Day
Alabama's run of top-rated classes ends on National Signing Day

On a day when the University of Missouri Football knew Tigers fans would be closely watching its Twitter feed to get a first look at their future stars, their social media team got an unpleasant surprise. Ohio State was second. The reigning national champions, Alabama , are at No. 4 or 7 in the three rankings. LSU and Alabama are among his choices...

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  • Bonds weaker as no date is set for Zuma's exit
Bonds weaker as no date is set for Zuma's exit

This is after the ANC announced its special NEC meeting planned for Wednesday had been postponed to February 17 amid reports of an agreement between the State and party presidents. The 75-year-old president is facing extensive corruption charges after a turbulent nine years in power. However, a date has yet to be set following Speaker Baleka Mbet...

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  • Court jails ex-Bangladeshi PM Khaleda Zia
Court jails ex-Bangladeshi PM Khaleda Zia

Zia, 72, was convicted of embezzling some Dollars 250,000 in donations meant for an orphanage trust, established in her late husband Ziaur Rahman's memory, when she was prime minister from 2001-2006. She said that in 2015, Zia declared she would not return home without toppling Awami League government and to make this happen, she opted for brutal...

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  • Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama on national signing day
Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama on national signing day

That is a big need for Georgia in this class and that is why the Bulldogs went after Walker so hard until the final minute. He first picked up the Tennessee hat, then tossed it aside. Alabama wanted him, Auburn did as well and Florida had hoped to get Walker on campus, but this one really came down to Smart vs. Pruitt, so the Vols will have a hard ...

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  • Obama Claims He Doesn't Talk To FBI Director About Pending Investigations — FLASHBACK
Obama Claims He Doesn't Talk To FBI Director About Pending Investigations — FLASHBACK

A footnote in Johnson's report explains that the Justice Department explained it would redact " text messages that were personal in nature or relating to other investigations". "Figure I need to brush up on watergate". Three days after Page sent her text, Obama confronted Putin for Russian meddling in the 2016 election on the sidelines of the ...

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  • Harry Kane is Europe's best admits Arsene Wenger despite derby tension
Harry Kane is Europe's best admits Arsene Wenger despite derby tension

However, the Telegraph claim Cech's calf problem is more serious than first thought and the 35-year-old is now expected to miss this weekend's huge North London Derby with Tottenham . Monreal was substituted at half-time during Arsenal's win over Everton but the newspaper says it was only due to illness so the Spaniard is set to recover in t...

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