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China says it's ready to hit back if Trump starts a trade war - Business Insider

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:41

Business Insider

China says it's ready to hit back if Trump starts a trade war
Business Insider
China is preparing to retaliate if US president-elect Donald Trump launches a trade war, a key US business lobby group warned on Wednesday. “To our knowledge, China is already preparing measures in the event of actions by the new administration ...
Trump is the waterbeetle of American politics, and he'll keep on flabbergastingWashington Post
China Demands Trump Ban Taiwanese Delegation from InaugurationBreitbart News
China says can resolve trade disputes with new US governmentReuters
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Trump picks Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:18

Washington Post

Trump picks Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary
Washington Post
Donald Trump has chosen former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue to be his secretary of agriculture, completing a protracted search with implications for how the president-elect plans to deliver on his promises to the army of rural voters widely credited ...
Sonny Perdue Is Trump's Choice for Agriculture SecretaryNew York Times
Trump Said to Nominate Sonny Perdue as Agriculture SecretaryBloomberg
Trump nominates Georgia ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue for Agriculture secretaryUSA TODAY
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Troops ready to enter Gambia as president refuses to step down - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:02

CNN

Troops ready to enter Gambia as president refuses to step down
CNN
(CNN) A midnight deadline has passed in the Gambia, leaving the African country in flux with two presidents and West African troops massed on the border. Outgoing President Yahya Jammeh has refused to step down since losing December election to rival ...
Nigerian air force deploys to Senegal as Gambia deadline nearsYahoo News
No word from Jammeh as midnight deadline arrives in Gambiatheday.com
Tourists scramble for flights out of Gambia as troops mass at border and defeated president clings to powerSouth China Morning Post
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Chinese paper warns Boeing, US agriculture in crosshairs of Trump trade war - Reuters

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:00

Reuters

Chinese paper warns Boeing, US agriculture in crosshairs of Trump trade war
Reuters
Boeing Co's logo is seen above the front doors of its largest jetliner factory in Everett, Washington, U.S. January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Alwyn Scott. BEIJING An influential Chinese state-run newspaper on Thursday again warned that U.S. aircraft ...
The full meaning of Donald Trump's finger on the nuclear buttonCNN
President -- Elect Trump: Russia's Next Puppet Or A Force To Reckon With?Huffington Post
Between Us And China, It's Not Just A Trade WarDaily Caller
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New South Wales Premier Mike Baird quits politics - BBC News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:40

Herald Sun

New South Wales Premier Mike Baird quits politics
BBC News
Mike Baird, the leader of Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, has announced he is quitting politics. At a tearful news conference, the premier said he would stand down after 10 years in public life. "I said many times I didn't want to ...
Leader of Australia's biggest state economy quits politicsYahoo News
Leader of Australia's most populous state quitsSalon
LIVEBLOGLast Updated 11.55am AESTMike Baird to step down as NSW Premier, resign from politicsThe Australian
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For Inauguration Day, Plans for Heavy Security and Big Protests - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:07

New York Times

For Inauguration Day, Plans for Heavy Security and Big Protests
New York Times
Gates were locked near the viewing stand for the inaugural parade of President-elect Donald J. Trump in front of the White House on Wednesday. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Law enforcement officials are in the final ...

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For Inauguration Day, Plans for Heavy Security and Big Protests - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:07

New York Times

For Inauguration Day, Plans for Heavy Security and Big Protests
New York Times
Gates were locked near the viewing stand for the inaugural parade of President-elect Donald J. Trump in front of the White House on Wednesday. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Law enforcement officials are in the final ...
AP News in Brief at 9:04 pm ESTWashington Post
Trump's inauguration: Who's performing, who said no and ... the ballsUSA TODAY
US System of Checks and Balances Reins In Presidential PowersVoice of America
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'I believe in the American people:' Obama upbeat in last news conference - USA TODAY

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:01

USA TODAY

'I believe in the American people:' Obama upbeat in last news conference
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — President Obama brimmed with optimism in an upbeat final news conference Wednesday, championing America's diversity and encouraging citizens to do more to advance voting rights. "I believe in this country. I believe in the American ...

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Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Heroes is coming to Android on February 2nd - The Verge

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 16:22

Forbes

Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Heroes is coming to Android on February 2nd
The Verge
Nintendo has provided some new details on its next mobile game, a smartphone take on the long-running strategy series Fire Emblem. The game — dubbed Fire Emblem: Heroes — is described as a tactical role playing game. According to Nintendo, the ...
Nintendo Announces Fire Emblem Games for Mobile, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DSNintendo
Nintendo's next big smartphone game is coming to Android first, iPhone laterBusiness Insider
Nintendo reveals new Fire Emblem games for Switch, 3DS, and mobileVentureBeat
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US Officials Say Sizable Arab Force Identified for Raqqa Campaign - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:08

Wall Street Journal

US Officials Say Sizable Arab Force Identified for Raqqa Campaign
Wall Street Journal
The U.S.-led coalition in Syria has amassed an Arab force it considers large enough to move the fight against Islamic State into the city of Raqqa, U.S. military officials said, which would represent a significant advance after months of scrambling to ...
Russia, Turkey Conduct Joint Airstrikes on IS in SyriaNew York Times
US backs Turkish offensive with airstrikes around al-BabAl-Monitor
Russian, Turkish Forces Conduct Joint Airstrikes in SyriaVoice of America
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Obama: 'Return to adversarial spirit' worsened Russia-US relationship - The Hill

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:54

New York Times

Obama: 'Return to adversarial spirit' worsened Russia-US relationship
The Hill
President Obama on Wednesday said he thinks it's in the best interest of America and the world to have a "constructive relationship" with Russia. "I think its fair to say that after President Putin came back into the presidency, that an escalating anti ...
Obama's Last News Conference: Transcript and VideoNew York Times
Obama says good U.S.-Russia relations in world's interestYahoo News
Live blog and video of President Barack Obama's final news conferenceMarketWatch (blog)
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The Trump inauguration is shaping up to be Washington's smallest party in years - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:21

Washington Post

The Trump inauguration is shaping up to be Washington's smallest party in years
Washington Post
This year, the Arkansas ball was canceled due to lack of interest, organizers told Little Rock's Democrat-Gazette. Veteran Washington party-hoppers know that the “official” balls — where the new president and his wife make an appearance — are ...
Trump, Manning and Obama's leveraged legacyFox News
The Latest: Trump has late dinner at his DC hotelMiami Herald
Clueless, Reckless, Graceless, Mindless And Heartless: Our President-ElectHuffington Post
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US scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row. - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:58

Washington Post

US scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.
Washington Post
This story has been updated. In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which, itself, had ...
Earth sets hottest year record for third-straight time,Salon
Again, we just experienced the hottest year on recordCNN
2016 Was The Hottest Year On RecordHuffington Post
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Brexit memo to Boris Johnson: Don't mention the War - BBC News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:19

BBC News

Brexit memo to Boris Johnson: Don't mention the War
BBC News
Like some latter-day Basil Fawlty, Boris Johnson mentioned the War and didn't get away with it. The foreign secretary urged the French president not to "administer punishment beatings" on Britain for choosing to escape the EU "rather in the manner of ...
No 10 defends Boris Johnson over 'Brexit punishment beatings' quipThe Guardian
Furious EU reaction after Boris Johnson compared French President to World War Two prison guardMirror.co.uk
UK's Johnson raises hackles over WW2 'punishment beatings' jibe at HollandeThe Fiscal Times
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Teen shoots four, self at American school in northern Mexico - Yahoo News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:32

Yahoo News

Teen shoots four, self at American school in northern Mexico
Yahoo News
Forensic technicians work outside the Colegio Americano del Noreste after a student opened fire at the American school in Monterrey, Mexico January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril. More. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A teenage student suffering from ...
German vice chancellor condemns populist's Holocaust remarksWHIO
3 injured in Mexican high school shootingPRI
Three badly hurt in shooting at American college in northern MexicoReuters
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Egypt puts retired football star on terrorism list - Reuters

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:52

Reuters

Egypt puts retired football star on terrorism list
Reuters
Mohamed Aboutrika of Egypt's Al Ahly smiles from the bus to fans after Friday prayers at Lebanon Mosque in Agadir, one of the host cities for the FIFA Club World Cup, December 13, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh. By Arwa Gaballa | CAIRO.
Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror listWashington Post
Egyptian football star Mohamed Aboutrika placed on 'terror' listYahoo Sports
Mohamed Aboutrika's name added to Egypt 'terror list'Aljazeera.com
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Villager and Israeli Police Officer Die in Clash at Bedouin Hamlet - New York Times

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:46

New York Times

Villager and Israeli Police Officer Die in Clash at Bedouin Hamlet
New York Times
Israeli police officers detaining a man during clashes after a protest against house demolitions in the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran on Wednesday. Credit Ammar Awad/Reuters. Two people were killed early Wednesday when the Israeli police shot a ...
Israeli police, ramming suspect killed as clashes erupt over home demolitionsCNN
Israeli police officer killed as fights break out over demolitionsFox News
Israeli moves to raze Bedouin village spark desert clashes; 1 policeman killedWashington Post
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How Donald Trump came up with 'Make America Great Again' - Washington Post

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 05:05

Washington Post

How Donald Trump came up with 'Make America Great Again'
Washington Post
“Make America Great Again.” The four words that would help propel Donald Trump to the White House were an inspiration born years before, when hardly anyone but Trump himself could imagine him taking the oath of office as the 45th president of the ...
Trump was saying 'Make America Great Again' long before he claims he thought it upCNN
No Joke, Trump's New Slogan Is The Same One From 'The Purge'Huffington Post
'Keep America Great': Trump says he already locked down his 2020 sloganYahoo News
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Rome metro evacuated as 5.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Italy - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 04:52

CNN

Rome metro evacuated as 5.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Italy
CNN
(CNN) The metro system and some schools in Italy's capital, Rome, were being evacuated Wednesday following an earthquake that struck the country's heart. A 5.3-magnitude quake hit central Italy 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) west-northwest of Amatrice, a ...
2 large earthquakes hit central ItalyNBC2 News
Earthquake Strikes Italy, Tremors Felt in RomeABC News
Earthquake shakes central Italy, felt in RomeReuters
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Russia extends Edward Snowden's asylum to 2020 - CNN

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 04:06

CNN

Russia extends Edward Snowden's asylum to 2020
CNN
(CNN) Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to CNN. Snowden, a former US National Security Agency contractor, sought asylum in Russia in ...
Will Edward Snowden Be Pardoned? Russia Slams Ex-CIA Head's Suggestion That Putin 'Gift' NSA Whistleblower To ...International Business Times
Russia says Snowden can stay two more yearsYahoo News
Russia extends residence permit for SnowdenSalon
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