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Chris Brown And Soulja Boy Are Looking To Fight In Another Country

Apparently a fight in Vegas, a bit closer to home, is out of the question because the United States requires a mandatory drug test - which both parties know they won't pass. Chris Brown and Soulja Boy are gearing up for a celebrity boxing match. And Soulja Boy , what the f*ck you talking about? The boxing legend recently shared a teaser of an upcoming collaboration with Brown called "If I Show Up", in which he says: "If you show up, it's going down / I'm gonna teach him how to knock your ...

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Pakistan Lawmakers Seek Probe Into Disappearances Of Four Activists

THE sanitised language - "missing persons", "the disappeared", etc - can not hide an ugly truth: the state of Pakistan continues to be suspected of involvement in the disappearance and illegal detentions of a range of private citizens. The interior ministry said over the weekend it will investigate the disappearance of Haider, but made no reference to the others. The online magazinehas criticised army counter-insurgency operations in the southern state of Balochistan.

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Iran to receive huge volume of natural uranium

John Kirby, the U.S. State Department spokesman, said on Monday that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action permits Iran to import natural uranium. Iran is still subject to am arms embargo despite the fact that some sanctions were lifted a year ago under a deal Iran made with the United States, the European Union, Russia, China, Germany, Britain and France to limit its nuclear program.

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Monopoly pieces are changing. Vote now to save them!

Hasbro has set up VoteMonopoly.com to allow fans to choose eight tokens (out of more than fifty options) they'd like to see in the upcoming Token Madness edition of Monopoly. Monopoly is asking YOU to vote for the eight tokens that you want to see in the next generation of the Monopoly game from a list of more than 50.

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United Kingdom singers reject 'tyrant' Trump's invitation

Church, who performed on the soundtrack for Ron Howard's 2001 film "A Beautiful Mind", began her career as a classical singer but has gone pop in recent years with songs like "Crazy Chick". Meanwhile, Ferguson, the runner-up from the seventh season of Britain's The X Factor , said she is officially not participating, given that the committee wouldn't accommodate her one demand: that she be allowed to sing Billie Holiday's Strange Fruit .

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SeaWorld San Diego ending killer whale show

A newborn baby killer whale swims with it's mother Kasatka on December 21, 2004 at Shamu Stadium at SeaWorld Stadium in San Diego, California. SeaWorld San Diego's last killer whale show was Sunday. "The trainers aren't safe, and the whales aren't happy", Gabriela Cowperthwaite, the director of Blackfish , told CBS News. Naomi Rose, a marine mammal scientist with the Animal Welfare Institute, tells The Union-Tribune that while she appreciates the changes as steps in the right direction, ...

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Delhi garbage menace: NGT issues notices to AAP, EDMC, sanitation workers union

This is the fifth time that garbage collection has come to standstill due to a strike by sanitation workers in the past two years, as the EDMC has been repeatedly falling behind on salaries. Sisodia also said as per the recommendation of the 14th Finance Commission, "the civic bodies should get about Rs 3,552 crore from the Centre". "We have heard that the Delhi government is going to credit some money on Monday".

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Starbucks 'Evenings' Program Ends: No More Beer, Wine at 400 Stores

It said the program may continue in some of the nine licensed stores where it is offered, or overseas. Starbucks had initially planned to expand Evenings to over a quarter of their stores. "This will allow the majority of our locations to focus on our core business... while optimizing the evening for our premium customer", according to a company spokesperson.

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State lawmakers face likely budget cuts

Economists are predicting the state is going to close its current two-year budget with a surplus of around $2 billion, which may sound like a lot. Earlier this month, Hegar's office did cast a ray of sunshine early this month with the announcement that total tax revenues during the final months of 2016 were up 0.6 percent compared with the last quarter of 2015.

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Wayne Brady joins the cast of Chicago's 'Hamilton' as Aaron Burr

In the past, the actor has starred in the Broadway productions of Chicago and Kinky Boots as smarmy lawyer Billy Flynn and the enigmatic drag queen Lola , respectively. It is none other than Taran Killam, the former Saturday Night Live player. The comedian, who will now star in Chicago's Hamilton , then went on to display his comedic abilities along with his superb acting skills in the Training Day sketch.

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FCA to invest $1 bln in USA plants, make Jeep pickup truck

It comes days after Ford said that it will expand in MI and U.S. Fiat Chrysler says it's investing $1 billion in its USA factories to create 2,000 new jobs and add three new Jeep vehicles including a pickup truck. The company had already signaled plans to expand truck and SUV production at its US plants, and discontinued production of small and medium-sized cars in two USA factories.

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Congress Demands Arvind Kejriwal's Apology Over 'Accept Money' Remarks In Goa

Sisodia was heard telling the voters that they should cast their votes, "assuming Kejriwal is your chief minister". "From his lies on chief ministerial and deputy chief ministerial posts for Punjab to his conflicting statements on SYL and other issues, Kejriwal had all along been trying to befool the people in a desperate bid to seize power in the state and exploit it for personal gains after having failed to realise his dirty plans in Delhi, "Captain Amarinder said".

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Racist note left for waitress sparks massive online debate

This is so disheartening. "Out of the eight restaurants we have, 240 employees, she is top 10 with loyalty and customer service", said the restaurant owner. Another customer snapped a photo of the note written on the receipt and shared it on social media, where the story has gone viral notes rawstory .

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Court backs Swiss that Muslim girls must attend swim class

In 2010, the parents had to pay a fine of nearly €1,300 (£1,100) "for acting in breach of their parental duty". Switzerland did not violate freedom of religion by denying two Muslim students an exemption from compulsory mixed-gender swimming classes, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Tuesday.

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At least 21 people killed in twin Taliban attacks near Afghan parliament

Agha Noor Kemtoz, the provincial police chief. As many as 70 people were killed or wounded, the armed group said. "The first explosion happened outside the parliament (.) a number of innocent workers were killed and wounded". "It was parked on the other side of the road and flung me back when it detonated", he added. According to the media reports, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid claimed the responsibility for the attacks.

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US Senators Push For 'Comprehensive' Sanctions Over Russian Hacking

Their "Protecting our Democracy Act" would create a 12-member, bipartisan independent panel to interview witnesses, obtain documents, issue subpoenas and receive public testimony to examine attempts by Moscow and any other entities to influence the election.

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Former #1 Overall Pick Anthony Bennett Waived...Again

He has been unable to gain any true footing in the National Basketball Association and has bounced around in his career. He would play in 19 games with the Raptors and make appearances in the National Basketball Association D-League during the season.

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Trump demanded to condemn Russian Federation

Trump's response yet". It was the first acknowledgment from a senior member of the Republican President-elect's team that Mr Trump accepted that Russian Federation directed the hacking and subsequent disclosure of Democratic e-mails during the presidential election previous year.

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Aussie father at center of notorious "baby killed by dingo" case dies

New Zealand-born Dr Chamberlain and former wife Lindy Chamberlain made national headlines in 1980 after their nine-month-old daughter Azaria was taken from the family tent while camping at Uluru. 'We had gone as babes in the woods. In 1990 the couple's marriage fell apart - Michael going on to marry Ingrid Bergner in 1994 with whom he had daughter Zahra in 1996.

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17 arrested in connection with robbery of Kim Kardashian West

But the former sex tape actress is starting to emerge from her shell. Kim Kardashian has opened up about her recent traumatic experiences in a teaser trailer for the new series of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. According to news reports, Kim Kardashian's driver is now being investigated for his connection in the Paris robbery which the police think was an inside job.

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National Football League wildcard round: New York Giants v Green Bay Packers

The Giants secondary, known as the NYPD or New York Pass Defense , was out of its jurisdiction against Rodgers, who finished with 362 yards on 25-for-40 passing. Beckham and Shepard dropped two passes apiece in the first half, including dropped touchdowns for each. The Steelers offence scored two touchdowns early through long receptions by Antonio Brown before running back Le'veon Bell took over in the second quarter with two touchdowns of his own.

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Venezuela Hikes Minimum Wage Again Which is Good News For Bitcoin

Maduro said he was raising the minimum wage to 40 bolivars, about 60 dollars at the highest official exchange rate, or $12 on the black market. In addition to a wage hike, Venezuelan consumers will also receive an additional food bonus of roughly $93.

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USA sanctions five prominent Russians citing rights abuses

On Monday, the US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control announced that Bastrykin was among the individuals sanctioned. State Department spokesman John Kirby said on Monday the additions to the sanctions list followed "extensive research" and targeted individuals with "roles in the repressive machinery of Russia's law enforcement systems, as well as individuals involved in notorious human rights violations".

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Barack Obama's subtle burn towards Donald Trump

The president went on to emphasize his view that one can not run the presidency like a "family business", and he noted the importance of respecting the "institutions and the process to make good decisions because (the president is) inherently reliant on other folks".

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Ghana swears in new president, vice president

While the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin in a Facebook post apologized for the incident, Economist, Professor Cletus Dordornu says the supervisors of the speech must be fired. It is indeed shocking that for a presidential campaign that anchored its core message on competence and incorruptibility will on its first day in office fall short of its pledge in such a spectacularly disgraceful manner.

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Red Cross issues emergency call for donations

Spokeswoman Laura McGuire explained blood is being sent to hospitals faster than it's coming in. That's why it's so important to keep a robust blood supply. "This simple act can have a profound impact on another human being", Brant said. The Red Cross needs approximately 14,000 units of blood donated each day to compensate for the shortage.

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Due process of law followed by military courts: ISPR

But rights activists called for greater transparency, saying the courts failed to meet even the murky standards of military tribunals around the world. The courts translated actions under operation Zarb-e-Azab to meaningful and tangible national gains, it added. The participants reiterated Pakistan's clear-cut policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and extremism to accomplish internal peace as well as supplement its foreign policy initiatives.

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Cash drain for Farage as Beppe Grillo eyes the door

Farage scorned Grillo's attempts to leave, accusing the comedian and M5S founder of seeking to join the "Euro-fanatic establishment". Verhofstadt sought to add the 17 M5S MEPs to the 68-strong Alde group, becoming the third latest group in the parliament, and boosting his bid for the parliament's presidency 10 days before the vote.

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Successful Babur-3 test gives Pakistan ticket to elite nuke triad club

The military said the missile had features such as "underwater controlled propulsion and advanced guidance and navigation". An Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa congratulated the nation and the team of scientists and engineers on achieving yet another milestone of great value and significance.

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IOA cancels decision to appoint Kalmadi, Chautala as life peers

After a long row of controversies, the India Olympic Association (IOA) has chose to reverse its decision and cancel the appointment of the scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhaya Chautala as lifetime Presidents of the IOA. "Kamaldi and Chautala are no longer part of IOA and have nothing to do with IOA", the official added. The sports ministry had issued the showcause notice on December 28, a day after the association's AGM in Chennai had unanimously made a decision to bring back former ...

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CBSE Class 10, 12 exams to start on March 9

Both class 10 and 12 examinations will begin on 9 March. The Uttar Pradesh Examination Board had earlier announced the dates between February 18 and March 21 for Class 10 and Class 12 examinations. "The annual exam result will be declared on time as the board has adopted several IT (Information Technology) initiatives which will aid in faster result processing", said Rama Sharma, Public Relations Officer, CBSE, hinting that the results will not be delayed.

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Peak oil? Further OPEC cuts could send prices as high as $70

The exemption of the Islamic Republic from the cut deal was hailed in the country as an energy policy victory. Oil prices were down in belated response to a report from Baker Hughes on Friday showing the tenth consecutive weekly rise in active U.S.

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Spotify Offers Obama A Job As President Of Playlists

During all this Spotify have taken a huge shine to Obama and in a bid to keep him president of something have created a role especially for him called President of Playlists . Should he decide to go for the president of playlists job, consider it a safe bet that future playlists will include some philosophical numbers such as the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want", as well as satisfying breakup songs like CeeLo Green's "F*** You".

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Turkey begins debate on new Erdogan powers

Turkish police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of people outside parliament on Monday protesting against planned changes to the constitution that would expand the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan. The new constitution will also reportedly pave the way for the abolition of the post of prime minister, in which Erdogan served from 2003 until 2014, and enable the appointment of vice presidents.

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HUGE 7.3 magnitude natural disaster strikes Philippines

Geological Survey and Earthquakes Canada. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Tuesday afternoon reported a magnitude 7.2 natural disaster that hit waters off Sulu. "I would expect the damage to be pretty minor, if there was any", Nick Ackerley said. Intensity II was felt in General Santos City. The natural disaster was centred about 89 kilometres southeast of Resolute.


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