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As a result, Gall found global fame, going on to have a successful singing career as a solo artist and eventually singing alongside Berger, helping revive his career. Salama, her agent, said details about her funeral are still being worked out. He also wrote her hit "Les Sucettes", which Gall later admitted she didn't understand the double-entendre lyrics when she recorded it, and vowed never to work with him again (or sing "Les Sucettes") after.
  • International Olympic Committee extends North Korea's Winter Olympics deadline

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    South Korea is also expected to ask the International Olympic Committee to allow North Korea to attend the games. "North and South Korea aligned their negotiators' ranks perfectly". North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold talks in the DMZ village of Panmunjom. Analysts say tensions could flare again after the Olympics, with USA and South Korean troops carrying out their delayed drills, and North Korea likely responding with new weapons tests.
  • British Prime Minister botches announcement in chaotic reshuffle

    British Prime Minister botches announcement in chaotic reshuffle

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    But the reshuffle was thrown into confusion nearly immediately when an official tweet announced Chris Grayling as the new Conservative Party chairman. James Brokenshire is resigning from the role citing ill health. The Times' Sam Coates reports that Conservative Party staff tweeted the false news about Grayling and sent a Whatsapp message to MPs announcing the news on the basis of media speculation.
  • Record shattered for costs of weather disasters: $306 billion

    Record shattered for costs of weather disasters: $306 billion

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    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) noted that the U.S. suffered 16 billion-dollar disasters a year ago. The only category that did not see a $1 billion disaster a year ago was a winter storm. The increase in billion-dollar weather disasters is likely a combination of more flooding, heat and storm surge from climate change along with other non-climate changes, such as where buildings are put, where people move and how valuable their property is, said Deke Arndt, NOAA's ...
  • Turkish TV airs Egypt intelligence tapes on Jerusalem

    Turkish TV airs Egypt intelligence tapes on Jerusalem

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    On Saturday , Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi met with Arab foreign ministers from Egypt , Saudi Arabia, Morocco, the UAE and the Palestinian Authority as well as Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit to discuss seeking worldwide recognition of eastern Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital.
  • Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

    Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

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    On Tuesday, Trump has his first meeting of the day with Chief of Staff John Kelly at 11am. He also takes some "executive time" in between, in addition to the three hours every morning. On Christmas Day President Trump promised America that he would be taking only the briefest of festive breaks. His days include lengthy periods of "executive time" - hours reportedly largely spent alone, watching TV and tweeting from the White House residence.
  • AMU scholar suspended for joining Hizbul Mujahideen

    AMU scholar suspended for joining Hizbul Mujahideen

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    As per sources, Wani was supposed to be at his home with his parents on December 4. "However, he didn't report back home", media reports said. "Two days later, a picture of him wielding the rifle was uploaded on Facebook announcing that he had joined Hizbul Mujahideen on January 5", the reports added.
  • Manhunt underway in Washington state after deputy shot dead responding to call

    Manhunt underway in Washington state after deputy shot dead responding to call

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    The Pierce County Sheriff's deputy was identified as 34-year-old Daniel McCartney. Someone called the Sheriff's Office just before 11:30 a.m. saying an intruder was inside a home in Frederickson, a suburb just southeast of Tacoma. A manhunt for the second suspect is underway. Another suspect is still at large. The deputy was shot while chasing the suspects after a home burglary near Tacoma.
  • Increasing Clouds Today, Rain For Sunday Night And Monday

    Increasing Clouds Today, Rain For Sunday Night And Monday

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    Breezy, with a light west-northwest wind becoming north 10 to 15 miles per hour in the afternoon. Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Wednesday Night: Rain and snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
  • Tom Steyer, California Billionaire, Says He Won't Run for Office in 2018

    Tom Steyer, California Billionaire, Says He Won't Run for Office in 2018

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    The former hedge fund manager said he will instead pour tens of millions of dollars into Democratic efforts to retake the House. His October ad described Trump as "a clear and present danger who is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons", months before the Commander in Chief bragged to North Korea about having a sizeable button with the sole goal of launching nukes.