• Former Egyptian Army chief of staff announces presidential bid

    Former Egyptian Army chief of staff announces presidential bid

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    In a five-minute video posted on his official Facebook page , 69-year-old Anan said he'll run to save Egypt from "wrong policies". Anan said in his statement that he had formed his civilian presidential team, which includes Hisham Genena, a former policeman and judge who was appointed to head Egypt's corruption watchdog in 2012 and was sacked by Sisi in 2016.
  • Did You Read Fake News During the Election? Twitter Will Tell You

    Did You Read Fake News During the Election? Twitter Will Tell You

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    The findings of the investigation show that Russia's Internet Research Agency was responsible for a total of 3,814 bot accounts, generating 175,993 tweets. Some of the tweets shared, though, expressed support for Donald Trump, who won the presidential election. The company said that it found another 13,512 accounts that engaged in what it believed to be "automated, election-related activity originating out of Russian Federation".
  • Putin takes public dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany

    Putin takes public dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany

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    Many other Russians followed suit, submerging themselves in the freezing waters in a widely-observed ritual normally observed on 18-19 of January and which past year saw two million people take the plunge. He lowered himself into the water, made a sign of the cross and submerged himself for a moment, in a scene captured by state media. Although Putin has taken the Epiphany Bath before, this was the first time he has publicly done so, Peskov said .
  • Senator Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal

    Senator Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal

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    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan from Wisconsin presented the medal during a special ceremony at the Capitol, which included tributes from a number of current Senators including Kansans Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts. But Kansas' congresswoman Lynn Jenkins says its Dole who deserves the most thanks. But Trump and the Republican-led Congress are now mired in a pitched budget battle that could end in a government shutdown at the end of the week if not resolved.
  • Schachtner: Win shows voters exhausted of negativity

    Schachtner: Win shows voters exhausted of negativity

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    In fact, the issue of public education is front and center to Schachtner, and local issues were what helped her win the election, commentators said . Now, she's ready to do that for the entire state of Wisconsin. "We're not in touch with people", says Mr Kinney. "Voters are flat-out rejecting the Trump-GOP agenda that gives another giant tax cut to the top 1% and wealthy corporations, and they know that the Democratic Party is fighting for working families like theirs", the statement says.
  • Facebook expands probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in European Union referendum

    Facebook expands probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in European Union referendum

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    Facebook is set to widen its search for evidence of Russia's alleged interference in Britain's European Union referendum. On Wednesday, Facebook wrote to Mr Collins saying: "We have considered your request and can confirm that our investigatory team is now looking to see if we can identify other similar clusters engaged in co-ordinated activity around the Brexit referendum that was not identified previously".
  • USA signals deeper commitment in Syria

    USA signals deeper commitment in Syria

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    He said the US also would push for broader political changes in the Middle East country. "As we have seen from Iran's proxy wars and public announcements, Iran seeks dominance in the Middle East and the destruction of our ally, Israel". Syria's Foreign Ministry says the U.S.is beyond its rights to intervene in Syrian affairs, one day after the Trump Administration laid out its expansive goals to influence the outcome of Syria's seven-year long civil war.
  • North and South Korea to march under single flag at Winter Olympics

    North and South Korea to march under single flag at Winter Olympics

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    However, at the same time , North Korea has been building up its weapons . Meanwhile, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said the world must not be naive about North Korea's "charm offensive" over the upcoming Winter Olympics . Both Koreas have appeared together at the openings of previous Olympic Games, but this would be the first joint team in one sport. Online petitions calling on the presidential Blue House to withdraw the plan have collected thousands of signatures, and people ...
  • Bitcoin Lost Approximately RM14,000 In Value Yesterday

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    Bitcoin skidded a further 12 percent on Wednesday, marking an nearly halving in value from its peak price, with investors spooked by fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency that skyrocketed a year ago. Last month, the South Korea's justice minister announced that the country was planning to ban virtual currency trading, but other agencies said nothing has been finalized.
  • Three Philadelphia Eagles earn 2017 All-NFL team honors

    Three Philadelphia Eagles earn 2017 All-NFL team honors

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    He predicted a Jaguars Super Bowl win in a bombastic speech to fans at the team's stadium after their upset win over the Pittsburgh Steelers last week. Case Keenum filled in for Sam Bradford for nearly the entire season and excelled in that role, and he benefited from one of the NFL's best receiving duos in Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs .