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China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

BEIJING (AP) – China is demanding the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Tuesday that Meng Wanzhou’s case was out of the ordinary and Canada’s extradition treaty with the U.S. infringed on the “safety and legitimate rights and interests of […]

Sports

Liverpool set for record financial results after Coutinho sale Champions League run

Former Premier League referee Peter Walton joins Stewart Robson to discuss the big refereeing decisions in Liverpool’s win over Crystal Palace. UEFA is predicting Liverpool will become the first football club to post pre-tax profits exceeding €100 million in their 2017-18 financial accounts. European football’s governing body has produced its club licensing benchmarking report and stated that […]

US News

Investors turn their attention to global growth concerns

As bond markets open back up for a shorter trading week, following Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, investors are expected to be turning their attention to the state of the global economy. International markets are showing a downbeat picture on Tuesday, as global growth concerns weigh, with markets in Asia and Europe, along […]

Entertainment

Mike Pompeo Is Already Contemplating the Post-Trump Life

By Andre Coelho/Bloomberg/Getty Images. Mike Pompeo has been Secretary of State for less than a year, but in the Trump administration, it’s never too early to start planning your exit strategy. According to Politico, Pompeo was scheduled to meet Sunday afternoon with veteran Republican strategist Ward Baker to discuss running for an open Senate seat […]

Business

Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges By CoinDesk

© Reuters. Financial authorities in the Netherlands are planning a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet service providers to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the nation’s central bank, and the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) published a report earlier this week, suggesting that fiat-to-crypto exchanges and custody […]

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Lawyer: suspected US spy had classified docs on him

Interested in Russia? Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The lawyer for an American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said Tuesday that classified Russian materials were found on him when he was arrested. Paul Whelan, a […]

Entertainment

‘Ace of Cakes’ Star Duff Goldman Marries Johnna Colbry

Duff and Johnna Goldman Courtesy of Johnna Goldman/Instagram Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman is off the market after marrying girlfriend Johnna Colbry. Celebrity Weddings The Food Network star, 44, confirmed the happy news on Instagram on Monday, January 21, with a repost of a photo from their nuptials originally posted by Martha Stewart Weddings. […]

Business

Peppa Pig trailer is a smash hit in China

Peppa Pig, the UK cartoon character whose memes were banned from social media platforms by Beijing last year, is experiencing a huge boost to its popularity in China after the runaway success of a trailer released to promote a Peppa Pig film. By Tuesday, the trailer’s Mandarin hashtag #WhatisPeppa had been seen by more than 1.45bn […]

US News

DeMarcus Cousins is embracing pure Warriors basketball

LOS ANGELES — Hours before DeMarcus Cousins ‘ second game as a Golden State Warrior, Klay Thompson captured the full breadth of Cousins’ appeal as a ballplayer when he praised him as “such a talented, cerebral player. You can plug him anywhere — he’s going to make the right play.” Thompson experienced these qualities up […]

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Jason Rezaian “Prisoner”: Washington Post journalist, once detained in Iran, hopes Trump administration will do “a lot more” to free Americans held in Iran

Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist detained in an Iranian prison for 544 days after his arrest in 2014, said his “great hope” for the families of at least four Americans held in Iran is that they’ll be reunited with their loved ones. “This thing didn’t start with me. It didn’t end with me. It […]

Entertainment

How to Watch Super Bowl LIII — See All the Details

It’s almost time for football’s biggest night! Super Bowl LIII is happening on February 3 and it’s shaping up to be a very exciting game. Whether your hometown team is playing or you’re rooting for the commercial breaks, you’re in for a fun night. Get your guacamole mashed, your pizza ordered and your favorite sweatpants washed (or […]

Technology

Dixons Carphone’s mobile sales continue to fall

Image copyright Getty Images Dixons Carphone has reported a fall in mobile phone sales over the Christmas trading period, as fewer people signed up to two-year contracts. The electrical goods retailer said sales of mobiles were down 7% in the 10 weeks to 5 January. The news reflects a growing trend in the phones market […]

Business

Blackstone gets better as its business gets bigger, CEO says

Blackstone chief executive and co-founder Steve Schwarzman believes that when it comes to businesses optimizing their performance: “Information is power.” “When you deploy too much money into one strategy, you’ll crush your performance because there aren’t enough interesting opportunities (and) you don’t have a differentiated model … That happens all the time,” Schwarzman told CNBC’s […]

US News

GM responds to backlash after racism allegations

“We’re outraged that anyone would be subjected to racist behavior. We have zero tolerance for discrimination — this is not who we are. We’re working to drive this out of our workplaces,” GM’s main Twitter account wrote to several people on the social media platform. The company responded to a variety of people tweeting their […]

World News

Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes off Indonesia

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck south of the Indonesian town of Raba, off the central island of Sumbawa, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the second quake to hit the area on Tuesday. There was no immediate tsunami warning or reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 36 […]

Technology

Google will bring political ad transparency tools to India ahead of general elections

Google is joining Facebook in bringing greater transparency to its political advertising tools in India as the world’s largest democracy gears up for general elections in the coming months. The search giant today said it will introduce an India-specific Political Advertising Transparency Report and make available a searchable Political Ads Library in the country in March of […]

Business

Ferring, Rebiotix and Karolinska Institutet Extend Collaboration to Research Next Generation of Microbiome Treatments

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland — Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet announced today a five-year extension of their collaboration to explore the potential of the human microbiome in reproductive medicine and women’s health and gastroenterology. The collaboration brings together specialist expertise from Karolinska Institutet in early stage research, Rebiotix Inc. (acquired by Ferring in 2018), a late-stage clinical […]

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DeMarcus Cousins is embracing pure Warriors basketball

LOS ANGELES — Hours before DeMarcus Cousins‘ second game as a Golden State Warrior, Klay Thompson captured the full breadth of Cousins’ appeal as a ballplayer when he praised him as “such a talented, cerebral player. You can plug him anywhere — he’s going to make the right play.” Thompson experienced these qualities up close […]

Politics

Instead of Apologizing, Fake News Doubles Down Attacking Covington Students — Releases Old School Photos From Before They Went There — MOM SAYS SHE WANTS TO SUE

Instead of Apologizing, Fake News Doubles Down Attacking Covington Students — Releases Old School Photos From Before They Went There — MOM SAYS SHE WANTS TO SUE by Cassandra Fairbanks January 21, 2019 Instead of apologizing for terrorizing the students of Covington Catholic High School, the mainstream media is now digging up old school photos […]

US News

Democrats now are the ones prolonging the shutdown

Erick Erickson,  The Resurgent:  “President Donald Trump has made a very reasonable compromise. He has abandoned his idea of a wall-to-wall border. He has abandoned his claims that Mexico would pay for the wall. And he has offered to embrace Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, after previously rejecting it. But the Democrats have refused to […]

World News

Death toll from deadly road accident in Pakistan jumps to 27

Pakistan volunteers arrange bodies of passengers killed in an accident, in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. A Pakistani official says a bus has collided with an oil tanker, killing many passengers and leaving another passengers with severe burns. (Fareed Khan/Associated Press) QUETTA, Pakistan — Pakistani officials have raised the death toll from a collision […]