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Final evacuees leave eastern Aleppo as Assad regime takes control

The final group of rebels and their families holed up in a small enclave in Aleppo were evacuated on Thursday, under a deal that gives the army and its allies full control of the city after years of fighting, state television said . Russian Federation led with airstrikes on Aleppo which has now fallen to pro-government forces. A Turkey-based rebel official told Reuters news agency that only about half of the civilians who wanted to leave had been evacuated so far, and that the remaining ... Read More

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Blue-chip stocks of the day: NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

Blue-chip stocks of the day: NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, twenty-one have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Nike (NYSE:NKE) has insider ownership of 3.90% and institutional ownership of 60.98%. Nike's payout ratio is 32.43%. NKE EVP: GBL SPORTS MKTG Slusher John F also sold 72,696 shares, at a stock price of $57.75. Read More

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Swiss Police: Body of Zurich Shooting Suspect Found

The three people injured, aged 30, 35 and 56, were hospitalized, he said , without specifying their nationalities. "And the forensics are ongoing as well", said Zurich police spokesman Marco Bisa. About a dozen people were said to have been in the prayer hall at the time. Some police were standing near the entrance of the building, where an Islamic center and several businesses are registered. Read More

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Kudos for Israel ambassador-to-be

However, Barak's slap in the face of Israel's friends on Capitol Hill - and his proposed unprecedented, reckless concessions to Arafat - sacrificed Jerusalem on the altar of a failed peace process, further radicalizing Palestinian expectations, and therefore dooming the peace process. Read More

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Oil Prices At 17-Month High

Oil Prices At 17-Month High

It was nearly proved right, too, as oil sunk to well below $30 a barrel in February. Oil headed for a weekly loss as Libya prepared to raise supply and as the dollar held weekly gains, countering the impact on prices from efforts by OPEC and other producers to trim output to curb a global glut. Read More

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Syrian President Celebrates Aleppo Victory On Instagram

Syrian President Celebrates Aleppo Victory On Instagram

Suad Hamso said she left Aleppo during the first ceasefire but couldn't remember the exact day. A Syrian military source denied this, but said a convoy trying to leave Aleppo was returned back to the city. The U.N. says around 30,000 people remain in the crowded enclave of rebel-held Aleppo, of whom a number would be taken to Idlib province, which is mostly controlled by hardline Islamist groups, and the rest would go to government-held city districts. Read More

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Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die, Speaker Hamid Ansari Unhappy Over Bedlam

We will continue to oppose the government's anti-people policies and initiatives in the days to come too, warned TMC's Sudip Bandyopadhyaya. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016, was passed by both the Houses of Parliament. "The session failed mainly because of the Congress and their disjointed leadership in the two houses", Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told the media. Read More

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Indias entry to the Oscars, Visaranai, no longer in the running

Indias entry to the Oscars, Visaranai, no longer in the running

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the visual effects of Fantastic Beasts are most definitely enough to get the film in the top ten eligible for an nomination at the Oscars. When the voting started, 85 films were considered. Nathalie Baye and Gaspard Ulliel appear in a scene from It's Only the End of the World . Co-stars include Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Nathalie Baye and Lea Seydoux. Read More

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Bank loot by militants in Kashmir, 3rd since demonetisation

Bank loot by militants in Kashmir, 3rd since demonetisation

Gunmen looted Rs 11 lakh from a bank in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday, authorities said. The cops have not yet confirmed about how much amount was looted by the militants. The SPsaid militant were taking to looting banks because demonetisation had forced a cash crunch. Again in November, suspected militants robbed a bank in the state in Chrar-e-Sharief area of central Kashmir's Budgam district. Read More

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Fox News' Monica Crowley to join Trump administration

Fox News' Monica Crowley to join Trump administration

Crowley's appointment, first reported by The Daily Beast , means that she will no longer serve as a Fox News analyst and will likely stop hosting the weekend radio program she has hosted since 2002. The Fox News analyst confirmed to The Hill that she has been asked to serve as a deputy national security adviser and a Fox News spokesperson confirmed to the Hill that her contract has been terminated. Read More

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Turkey detains pro-Kurdish party officials after attack

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called a security meeting on Sunday after declaring at the funeral in Istanbul of five of the 30 police officers who were killed that Turkey would "fight terrorism to the end". A vehicle bomb attack on a police van in central Istanbul killed at least 15 as authorities eye ISIS and the Kurdish PKK. U.S. National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said in a statement , "The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack", which he ... Read More

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"Star Trek: Discovery" casts "Walking Dead" star Sonequa Martin-Green as lead

With this new role, many fans of The Walking Dead are anxious about what will happen to her character Sasha on the show. Now is as good a time as any to admit I've never seen Star Trek . Anthony Rapp , for example, was cast as Lt. Stamets, who is openly gay. Telling the story of a crew that travels aboard USS Enterprise to explore new worlds, the series brought worldwide fame to actors such as Leonard Nimoy, interpreting the half-human officer Spock, or William Shatner, who ... Read More

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Kiren Rijiju rejects allegations of scam in power project scam

Kiren Rijiju rejects allegations of scam in power project scam

It alleges an "elaborate conspiracy" involving contractors, NEEPCO officials and the West Kameng district administration to defraud NEEPCO and the government of funds that "may extend up to Rs 450 crore". "There are serious facts available in public domain which indicate a scam of Rs 450 crore", said Surjewala. Demanding his resignation, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said Rijiju can not remain in such a position where such enquiry comes under his domain. Read More

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Sunny Leone's brother gets married

Mumbai: The svelte Sunny Leone along with her husband Daniel flew off to LA to rejoice the occasion of her brother Sandeep's wedding with Karishma . I can't bring my parents back for them, but I can be there for them. " Daniel and I wish them all the happiness and it's now the responsibility of my brother to carry out the Vohra family name forward and I know he will do that with much ease", exclaimed the beaming sister. Read More

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Wisconsin recount goes ahead, judge mulls Pennsylvania case

Wisconsin recount goes ahead, judge mulls Pennsylvania case

Lawrence Tabas, general counsel to the state's Republican Party, said Stein - who garnered about 1 percent of the vote in Pennsylvania - also "has not been able to assert. Stein earned 1.07 percent of the statewide vote. The removals come two days after a federal judge ended the recount that began Monday. Under federal election law, the deadline for states to certify votes is coming up on Tuesday. Read More

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Brexit dominates UK politics, from Supreme Court to Commons

Last month, the High Court decided that May could not invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the EU's exit clause, using executive powers known as the " royal prerogative ". He has said the parliamentary act that paved the way for a referendum handed the final decision on remaining or leaving to the British public. Some supporters of Brexit think the judges are exceeding their authority by considering the case at all. Read More

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Pakistan trying to divide India on the basis of religion: Rajnath Singh

Pakistan trying to divide India on the basis of religion: Rajnath Singh

Pakistan whose own existence came into being after the 1947 partition of India on the basis of religion, got divided with the creation of Bangladesh in 1971. "Not only this, breaking all protocols, our Prime Minister went to Pakistan to attend a family function of Nawaz Sharif", he pointed out. "Events like these would only give a moral support to the martyr's families and we all should participate to make them realize that we are with them through thick and thin", he said. Read More

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Sony sets release date for Spider-Man: Homecoming 2

Sony set their eyes on the 4th of July weekend two-and-a-half years from now and marked July 5, 2019 , as the day Spider-Man: Senior Prom will hit theaters. But, looks like some of the drama will come from Parker getting exhausted of being babied by Stark - sounds like a high school coming of age classic already! With the cameo of Spider-Man in " Captain America: Civil War " when it was shown in theaters in May this year, fans and critics were one in saying that the stand-alone film of the ... Read More

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Rs 13 cr seized in raid on Delhi law firm

Rs 13 cr seized in raid on Delhi law firm

Yadav said that since the raid in October, Tandon has been on the radar of the I-T department. "We received information which we shared with the Income Tax department and jointly raided this place". A senior police official, privy to the investigation, said more raids will be conducted across various locations in Delhi in the next few days. The search was carried out last night in which an amount of about 13.5 crore rupees was seized. Read More

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Winter Weather Hampers Travel as Snow Heads East

Winter Weather Hampers Travel as Snow Heads East

The plane was turning off the runway just before noon yesterday when it skidded onto the grass. "There were no injuries", a Detroit Metro Airport spokesperson said in a statement. "Telling you exactly where to go, so they did a good job". Delta confirmed the incident to Today in the Sky, saying it occurred around 11:30 a.m. ET on a flight arriving from Buffalo. Read More

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