• Oprah Shuts Down Presidential Rumors: 'Not Something That Interests Me'

    Oprah Shuts Down Presidential Rumors: 'Not Something That Interests Me'

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    In her speech , Winfrey addressed the power of the MeToo movement and said a reckoning was coming. The interview was conducted three weeks before her speech at the Golden Globes . This information comes shortly after NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist conducted a poll asking the American public whether they preferred Donald Trump or Oprah Winfrey to come out victorious in the next election.
  • AG Sessions questioned in Russian Federation probe

    AG Sessions questioned in Russian Federation probe

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    Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon is expected to meet with Mueller's team by January 31, according to a person familiar with the discussions. And Sessions, who spoke to Russian officials as a Trump campaign surrogate during the campaign, is likely to serve as a key witness even after the obstruction aspect of the probe is over.
  • Afghans stun Kiwis to enter U19 World Cup semis

    Afghans stun Kiwis to enter U19 World Cup semis

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    Offspinner Mujeeb Zadran (4-14 from 8.1 overs) mesmerised them early as he opened the bowling, bowling Bhula and New Zealand captain Kaylum Boshier. After a top and middle order collapse, thanks to a four-wicket haul from skipper James Tau, Neil Rock (43) steadied the innings with a solid knock coming in at No.
  • Molefe ordered to pay back pension millions — FULL JUDGMENT

    Molefe ordered to pay back pension millions — FULL JUDGMENT

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    Eskom's beleaguered former CEO Brian Molefe will hear today if he must pay back the portion of the R30 million pension he allegedly received unlawfully. As a result, his job as chief executive was restored by the operation of law. Last year‚ Solidarity said that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) had indicated in its opposing papers that the Office for Serious Economic Offences of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation would investigate the parties involved in the unlawful ...
  • Kurdish Allies Unsurprised by US Inaction as Turkey Invades Syria

    Kurdish Allies Unsurprised by US Inaction as Turkey Invades Syria

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    He also repeated Turkey was not eyeing another country's lands, and Afrin would be handed over to its original owners soon after it is cleared of terrorists, the source said . Adrian Rankine-Galloway, a Pentagon spokesman, said: "Let's say for example, a unit of the YPG says, 'Hey, we'll no longer fight ISIL and we are going to support our brothers in Afrin, ' then they are on their own".
  • Brazil's Lula down - but not out - after graft verdict upheld

    Brazil's Lula down - but not out - after graft verdict upheld

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    Lula, 72, who oversaw a commodities boom a decade ago as Brazil's first working-class president, was expected to be declared ineligible for the October 7 election if his appeal was denied by at least two of three judges on the case. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index hit a new intraday high of 83,635 points on news of the ruling. Pro- and anti-Lula forces, who demonstrated in Porto Alegre but mainly in Sao Paulo, are at loggerheads over whether the court decision is fair.
  • Grassley To Release Transcript Of Interview With Donald Trump Jr

    Grassley To Release Transcript Of Interview With Donald Trump Jr

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    She also said she thinks they should be released to special counsel Robert Mueller, who is doing his own investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and any ties to Trump's campaign. Chuck Grassley said during a committee business meeting. Asked why the committee wouldn't subpoena Mr Kushner, Mr Grassley responded that the President's son-in-law has already spoken to a separate committee, the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to CNN.
  • Pope Francis speaks out against Congo violence after deaths in protest

    Pope Francis speaks out against Congo violence after deaths in protest

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    Such killings have tripled in number over the past two years, MONUSCO said, adding that it "deplores the exceptional increase". As well as criticising the crisis-hit country, the report also praised some of the work done by the judiciary, stating that at least 150 army soldiers and 51 national police agents were sentenced a year ago over human rights violations.