• Larry Nassar: Disgraced US Olympics Doctor Jailed For 175 Years

    Larry Nassar: Disgraced US Olympics Doctor Jailed For 175 Years

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    When the sentencing hearing first began last Tuesday, 88 of Nassar's victims were scheduled to testify about the abuse they'd suffered at the hands of Nassar - abuse that was enabled by the institutions that employed him. This sentence will leave the 54-year-old Nassar in prison for the rest of his life. Nassar delivered short remarks before his sentencing, and offered a meek apology to his victims.
  • South Korea seeks talks with U.S. to withdraw levies

    South Korea seeks talks with U.S. to withdraw levies

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    Alannah Hill has the details. The South Korea energy industry is expecting a significant sales drop in the U.S.as American trade authorities are set to impose so-called "safeguard" measures against imported solar cells and modules. The tariffs fall to 16 per cent and 40 per cent, respectively, in the third year. Samsung and LG, two of Korea's major electronics manufacturers have been exporting a combined 1 billion dollars a year of large residential washing machines to the US, with Samsung ...
  • United Nations urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations to ensure safeguards

    United Nations urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations to ensure safeguards

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    In November, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the violence "constitutes ethnic cleansing," adding that "no provocation can justify the horrendous atrocities that have ensued". Rohingya have been denied citizenship for decades in a discriminatory system that heavily restricts their rights and movement within Myanmar. A total of more than one million Rohingya Muslims are living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, but global aid workers, local officials and the refugees themselves say ...
  • Who Is Case Keenum's Wife? Meet Kimberly Keenum!

    Who Is Case Keenum's Wife? Meet Kimberly Keenum!

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    This won't be an easy decision, but Keenum's performance in the NFC Championship game shouldn't count against him being the guy. Keenum did a lot to earn the job going forward, including winning a playoff game. "I'm really not prepared to comment on it after we got back at 3:00 a.m. yesterday", Zimmer said. Despite leading the Jaguars on an improbable playoff run, Blake Bortles' future in Jacksonville remains iffy.
  • Tampa resident, former Fox 13 reporter killed in Kabul attack

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    Afghan officials and executives from the airline oversaw a brief memorial service where caskets draped in blue and yellow Ukrainian flags were adorned with wreaths and framed portraits of the deceased. "Presently most of the big companies have foreign employees; these companies and employees need to be safeguarded by the government, because today one of our fundamental needs is the availability of technical human resources", said economic expert Fahim Deedar.
  • Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon

    Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon

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    Since the hazardous eruption that occurred at 12:43 p.m. Monday that prompted authorities here to hoist Alert Level 4, two more ejections of pyroclastic density current or PDC (composed of ash, gases, and lava) took place at 4 p.m. The alert extends the danger zone around Mayon to approximately 5 miles. Not covered by the order "are those engaged in peace and order, health, social services and disaster management", the order read as the number of evacuees soared to 40,000 people.
  • 'They Got After Us': Vikings Humbled By NFC Championship Beatdown

    'They Got After Us': Vikings Humbled By NFC Championship Beatdown

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    But Johnson wanted to offer credit to the coaching staff that drew up the schemes, too. Foles' best work might have come against Minnesota (14-4) and its vaunted defense that was torn apart in every manner. After all, Pederson had never been a head coach above the high school level, and he wasn't considered a top candidate to be one in the NFL . And Foles' performance served as further proof that - with serviceable the proper support and strategy - anything is possible.
  • IPL 2018: Starts April 7; evening matches to commence 1 hour early

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    A total of 578 players including 360 Indians will go under the hammer at the IPL auction in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28. Kings XI Punjab will play four of its home games in Mohali and three in Indore, while the home matches of Rajasthan Royals, which is returning to the IPL after serving a two-year ban, will be decided after the Rajasthan HC's hearing on January 24.
  • Mattis heads to Asia to draw a contrast with assertive China

    Mattis heads to Asia to draw a contrast with assertive China

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    Mattis met his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu in Jakarta on Tuesday, on his first visit to the country as defense secretary. However, UNRWA commissioner general Pierre Krähenbühl said in a statement that the announced contribution from the USA is "dramatically below past levels" and will significantly affect its operations.