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Calexit: Group has 180 days to collect signatures for secession

In terms of annual GDP, California would rank sixth worldwide if it were a separate nation. Marinelli, a San Diego resident, pointed to a recent opinion poll by Reuters/Ipsos showing one third of California residents now support breaking away from the U.S.

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Trump expands anti-abortion ban to all U.S. global health aid

The fund would take contributions from governments, companies and social organizations. NGOs that provide abortions - except in the case of rape, incest or life endangerment - would also be ineligible for aid. US embassy spokesman Cynthia Harvey said: "No US agency is now funding abortion overseas, including in South Africa". Anti-choice policies don't prevent women ending their pregnancies, they just ensure that women do it dangerously.

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London jewellers set for sales boost as tourists celebrate Chinese New Year

Still, more than 2.5 million Chinese made their way to the United States in 2015, making it the fifth-largest source of worldwide visitors. Also known as the "Spring Festival", Chinese New Year is celebrated at the turn of the dates of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.

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Chinese Zodiac Predictions: Who's Going To Have A Crappy Year

The letters spelling out Google were festooned in red Friday to herald the 2017 Lunar New Year in Google's latest Doodle. New Year: Alex Zhao of T's Chinese Restaurant at Sheffield, with dumplings in chilli vinegar sauce and potsticker dumplings.

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Would You Pay $1500 to Rent a Boyfriend For Chinese New Year?

Catholics in China go hi-tech to welcome in the Year of the Rooster. The beginning of The Year of the Rooster - the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac - will see parties and festivities around the world. According to Chinese astrology , people can expect obstacles and bad luck in their zodiac year. And the reason for the increasing popularity of the digital "red envelope" over the traditional ones is because of the freshness, fun and convenience it brings, the survey shows.

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Germany plans to abolish law that bans insulting of foreign leaders

The outraged Turkish leader filed a complaint with German prosecutors on the basis of that passage in the law. "The idea of lese majesty arose in an era long gone by". The case was dropped six months later. What timing! Less than one week after U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration, Germany announced it will do away with the portion of its criminal code that makes it illegal to insult a foreign leader by January 1, 2018.

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Donald Trump accepts invitation from Queen for United Kingdom state visit

Although the United Kingdom can not begin to negotiate trade deals until it leaves the EU, Mr Trump has said he wants a "quick" deal after that. May, in a speech to Republican lawmakers gathered in Philadelphia on Thursday, suggested she saw the need for some reforms in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and for more countries to pay more to the alliance to help fund it, which has been Trump's main complaint about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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Toronto mayor tells province: tolls or cash

But he also criticized Wynne's move. "There are not enough choices in place", she told reporters. Sources have told Global News that the Ontario government will be denying the City of Toronto's request to toll the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway.

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Akhilesh, Rahul to addresss joint press conference on Sunday

Speaking to news agency ANI, SP leader Ravidas Mehrotra said, Akhilesh Yadav has told the party members that he would not contest the UP Elections 2017 from any seat, as he remains a MLC till 2018. > Summary: Gorakhpur: Never in their wildest dreams could Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav would have thought that they could one day fill the shoes of Bollywood stars like Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan.

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British PM: Trump Confirmed To Me That He's '100 Percent' Behind NATO

In Philadelphia, May met senior Republicans including House Speaker Paul Ryan and became the first foreign leader to address the party's gathering. British Prime Minister Theresa May used a joint press conference with President Trump to try and pin him down publicly on his support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an global bulwark he's criticized in the past.

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The gold price appears indifferent while Doomsday Clock moves

Calling the comments made by Trump about expanding the U.S. nuclear arsenal and his disbelief in climate change "disturbing", the board said his "statements and his actions as President-elect have broken with historical precedent in unsettling ways".

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Meadowridge School in Maple Ridge celebrates Chinese New Year

People decorate their houses with banners, red paper cut-outs, and New Year-themed paintings during the festive period. The Chinese New Year will begin on Saturday 28 January 2017. In China, schools and businesses can close for the first few days of the new year, so that everyone can spend time with their families. "We are seeing a Chinese tourism boom and we know that this route will bring a lot of new tourists into this country", said Qantas CEO Alan Joyce.

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Mayor of London's Chinese New Year Message

The global payments company predicts that Chinese visitors could shell out over £11 million in London alone over the coming week, as tourists flock to the capital to welcome in the Year of the Rooster (which lasts until February 15, 2018). The superstition is that if you start the year in the red, you'll likely end it that way too. "London's Chinatown is famous for its wonderful delicacies, atmosphere and vibrant business community - it is great to see this awesome corner of our city at its ...

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Wet Seal reportedly closing all stores; retailer has two local sites

It looks like it's curtain time for The Wet Seal. Troubled teen retailer Wet Seal LLC is closing all of its stores after it was unable to nail down fresh capital or a buyer. Sears Holdings will close 150 Sears and Kmart stores this year, while Macy's says it's ready to close 100 stores in 2017. Cache, a common stop for prom dresses in malls such as Tyrone Square and the Westfield malls in Countryside, Citrus Park and Brandon, shuttered stores and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

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United Nations can not confirm Russian Federation announcement of postponing Syria talks

Rounds of Syrian peace talks have taken place in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations but little progress has been made mainly due to continuous fighting in the Middle Eastern country. In another development on Friday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova expressed hope that Moscow's cooperation with Turkey and Iran on the Syria crisis would be long-term.

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Warnings of rising xenophobia on Holocaust remembrance day

The speakers list includes UN Secretary General António Guterres and the President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, Peter Thomson, among others. The White House issued a statement Friday commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day . The decision was made after authorities failed to remove a plaque bearing a World War II Croatian pro-Nazi salute from the town of Jasenovac - the site of a wartime death camp where tens of thousands of Jews, Serbs and Roma perished.

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U.S. will show its strength at UN: Nikki Haley

This is a time of getting things done", Haley said. "It's no longer about working harder but working smarter", she said. According to a draft executive order published by The Daily Beast, Trump wants a committee - including his secretary of state, attorney general and director of national intelligence -to carry out a one-year review of US funding to worldwide organizations with the aim of nearly halving voluntary funding.

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Nottingham Forest ask Burton Albion for permission to speak to Nigel Clough

Burton are three places below 19th-placed Forest in the table and must now fight to keep their manager as Fawaz Al Hasawi steps up his search for a manager with "experience and vision". "I am sure lots of people have been linked with it, and they all said the same, "what would be the point in going there?" The 50-year-old was given his first managerial opportunity by Burton in 1998 and - after spells in charge of Derby and Sheffield United - returned last season to guide the Brewers to ...

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African man left to drown in Venice's Grand Canal

No-one jumped in to help him. Three lifebelts were thrown to him, but after rising to the surface, the man made no effort to reach them, prompting suggestions that he was committing suicide. Pateh Sabally is said to have sailed from Africa in 2015 and landed in Pozallo, an Italian sea after his boat was interecepted. However, he was sent back to Italy by officials.

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Congress is defaming Punjab: PM Modi

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal also present at the venue. Surgical strikes by the Army in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, across Line of Control and grant of OROP came as nationalist themes, with which he thought people of the state would naturally associate.

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More than 100 American agricultural groups send NAFTA letter to President Trump

While Mexico runs a trade surplus with the United States, many sectors in the country also want greater restrictions on U.S. imports, particularly farm products that many say have helped impoverish subsistence-level Mexican farmers. "It would not make sense to stay", Mr Guajardo said when asked on television if Mexico could pull out of the trade deal with Canada and the United States.

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President Trump confirms his intention to normalize relations with Russian Federation

Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the conversation is scheduled for Saturday . New US President Donald Trump will speak with the leaders of Russia, Germany and France by telephone on Saturday , the White House said.

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John Cena Wrestlemania 33 match revealed? Vince McMahon unhappy with Goldberg…

The longest Royal Rumble match was in 2002. The event is considered the second highest marquee event of the WWE year , the money that could have been drawn between the duo would have surely stood them the test of time in the Monday Night Wars.

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The real choices for schools

National School Choice Week is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical effort seeking to raise awareness about the school choice options parents have, or want to have, for their children. He expects a push for private schools and vouchers and more decisions to be pushed to the states. While now not every parent is able to enroll their child in a school of their choice, Arkansans should still join the rest of the nation in celebrating the existing options.

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Volkswagen will plead Guilty to excess Diesel Emissions

Winterkorn was already among VW executives targeted in a separate probe of market manipulation tied to the scandal. Prosecutors in Braunschweig near Volkswagen's (VW) Wolfsburg base said Friday they had searched 28 homes and offices in connection with their investigation this week and had increased the number of people accused in connection with the emissions scandal to 37 from 21, including Winterkorn.

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Trump says expects to hold talks with Putin soon

Trump has pledged to mend ties with Putin's government, and is angered by suggestions that his victory was aided by illegal Russian interference. The U.S. "DC sources say that Trump admin has an executive order ready to lift Russian Federation sanctions", his message says. Trump has called it "a very tragic mistake" and "a catastrophe".

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Steve Bannon: Media should be embarrassed and humiliated

He then became involved in the Hollywood film industry, producing 18 films. The new U.S. President spoke to New York Times reporter, Maggie Haberman about his schedule - and it's very different to that of former President Barack Obama. "These are the most attractive phones I've ever used in my life", he told the paper in a telephone interview on Tuesday. As for his family, Donald says Melania and Barron are back in NY recouping from last weekend's exhausting inaugural festivities.

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President Trump Moves to Build Wall, Beef Up Enforcement, End Sanctuary Cities

Seattle, New York, San Francisco , Los Angeles and Providence, R.I., are among several cities to declare they will protect undocumented immigrants despite Donald Trump's possibly unconstitutional ultimatums. "We are going to restore the rule of law in the United States". Considering them matters of national security for the new administration, Trump was expected to signed several executive orders on Wednesday, created to eliminate illegal immigration from Mexico and curtail the flow of ...

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Get Ready for Bastion Changes — Blizzard

But people quickly noticed that Mei's skins had revealed her to be a little bit thinner than they thought she'd be under all that winter gear. No event would be complete without a first-class brawl, and for the Year of the Rooster Overwatch took a cue from tradition and are introducing an Overwatch take on a true competitive gaming staple: Capture the Flag.

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India, UAE ink agreements in defence, strategic partnership

That India sees the UAE as an crucial partner is evident from the fact that it invited the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to participate in the Republic Day parade as the guest of honour. In recent years, Delhi has often used this ceremony to send out important signals on the foreign policy front by inviting its key partners. India's trade and energy security is inextricably linked to the security of the Straits of Hormuz and Bab-el-Mandeb.

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Kremlin says Vladimir Putin-Donald Trump call set for Saturday

In the run-up to the United States presidential elections, there were intense speculations that Russian Federation was behind hacks on the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Russia's only domestic violence hotline, the Anna Centre, says as many as one in three women suffer physical abuse at the hands of their partners, while 40 per cent of all violent crimes or murders take place in the home.

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Only 36 per cent approve Donald Trump's handling of his new job

Voters were also asked how Trump will compare to recent presidents, and they felt that he will be worse than all of them except Richard Nixon. "Stumbling out of the blocks, President Donald Trump is considered a divider, not a uniter, flunking on honesty, empathy and level-headedness, while his predecessor sees his legacy burnished by better and better numbers every polling cycle", said assistant poll director Tim Malloy.

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The Obamas Escape It All By Heading To Richard Branson's Private Island

They appeared to be in good spirits despite their emotional goodbye in Washington D.C. after Trump's inauguration, January 20. The Obamas will be taking up residence in a 8,200-square-foot-home they have leased in DC, where they chose to stay for two years while Sasha finishes high school.

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Chile's worst wildfires destroy town, death toll at 10

Six people - among them four firefighters and two police officers - have now been killed battling the vast forest fires, officials said on Wednesday. And over the past week three other firefighters died and another three were injured, authorities said earlier.

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Syria girl blogger, 7, appeals to Trump

It's still unclear what actions Mr. Trump will take in the war-torn country, but little Bana beseeched him; "If you promise me you will do something for the children of Syria, I am already your new friend". Russian Federation has welcomed Trump's pledge to mend ties with Moscow and potentially partner with it against the Islamic State and other extremist groups.


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