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Global Media Dutch Spies Exposed Russian Hackers in US Election Meddling
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They have provided "crucial evidence of the Russian involvement" as well as "technical" proof in the hacking of the US Democratic Party, the reports said, citing anonymous US and Dutch sources. Dutch hackers from AIVD had access to the Russian hacker group for years, according to de Volkskrant . The United States suspects a hacking group with ties to Russian Federation, known as Cozy Bear , of leaking hacked Democratic Party emails during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Global Media US Announces Additional Russian Sanctions Over Ukraine And Crimea
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Friday's sanctions target 11 Ukrainian separatists, seven entities that support the separatists' illicit coal trade, and 12 other entities in connection with Russian activities in Crimea and elsewhere. The action is part of an ongoing effort to hold accountable those responsible for violating Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. USA property and assets of Abtronix's general director, Timofey Telegin, will be seized, and Telegin with be banned from entering the United States.

Global Media UK Defence Minister Claims Russia Could Kill Thousands in Infrastructure Attack
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Russian Federation has ridiculed a United Kingdom minister for suggesting it could cause "thousands and thousands and thousands" of deaths by crippling British infrastructure. Speaking to RT, the embassy said the British public want relations between the two countries to be normalized and an end to the "aggressive rhetoric of military and political circles who keep frightening their citizens to get another extra billion pounds from the government budget".

Global Media Counting begins in Czech presidential poll
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Another analyst Jiri Pehe, said the Czech election is mirroring the sharp divisions between left and right that have featured in other political elections in the United States and Europe . Zeman came on top of a nine-candidate field in the January 12-13 first round, with 38.56 percent, ahead of second-placed Drahos on 26.6 percent. About 10 percent of voters are still undecided and polls have shown that they too are split down the middle.

Global Media Swollen Seine causing Paris floods
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While the Seine is set to reach levels last seen in 1982 at its peak on Saturday, it flows in a deep channel through the heart of the capital, posing a danger only to riverside buildings and infrastructure. "If it rains again starting toward the middle of next week, something I'm not sure of at this point, we're not necessarily done with this yet", said Marc Mortureux, risk prevention director at the French environment ministry.

Global Media Slow Pace of NAFTA Talks May Force Additional Sessions
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland met January 25 with Lighthizer in Davos, Switzerland, and a well-placed source said they discussed the USA demands on continental content requirements for automobiles, NAFTA's dispute resolution mechanisms, and for a sunset clause.

Global Media Death toll rises to 6 in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack
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Nangarhar provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Anadolu Agency the attack took place at around 9 a.m. (0430GMT) when a vehicle packed with explosives rammed into the main gate of the charity's office. "We have temporarily suspended our operations across the country following today's events". The International Committee of the Red Cross announced in October it would "drastically" reduce its presence in Afghanistan after seven employees were killed in attacks previous year.

Global Media Trump seeks 'constitutional option' to end govt shutdown
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After funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight on Friday, many U.S. government employees were told to stay home or in some cases work without pay until new funding is approved. He promised Flake that, in exchange for Flake's support for the tax legislation, the Senate would take up a fix for DACA by the end of January. "Let's step back from the brink" and stop victimizing the American people and get back to work, McConnell argued.

Global Media Spat: Spain Declares Venezuelan Ambassador 'Persona Non Grata'
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Negotiators for Venezuela's opposition say they will return to the negotiating table next week as worldwide pressure mounts on President Nicolas Maduro's government over its decision to push up presidential elections. "A thousand times no, as Venezuela is a sovereign, free country and it belongs to the Venezuelans", said Maduro at a speech in Caracas in front of around 10,000 students.

Global Media US Rep. Kennedy to deliver Democratic response to Trump's SOTU
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As for trade, Trump will echo his campaign call for "fair" and "reciprocal" deals, perhaps involving the re-writing of items like the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Immigration also will play a major role. U.S. President Donald Trump after a meeting during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He also indicated an openness to discussing reentering the USA in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), provided 'it is in the interests of all'.

Global Media GOP Rep. Pat Meehan Won't Seek Re-Election
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Pat Meehan informed Ryan of his decision on Thursday. After filing a complaint a year ago, the unnamed former aide reached a confidential agreement with Meehan's office, which granted her an undisclosed fee which would be paid from his congressional office fund.

Global Media IPL: Stokes tops early sale despite affray charges
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Glenn Maxwell is another player who can be devastating in this form of the game, and he's on his way to Delhi Daredevils along with Gambhir. His base price was Rs 1.5 crore. Manish Pandey ($2.13 million), KL Rahul ($2.13 million), Sanju Samson ($1.55 million), and Kedar Jadhav ($1.51 million) were among other big earners.

Global Media Cops Think Toronto Billionaires Died in 'Targeted' Killings
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As CrimeOnline previously reported , the wealthy founder of a pharmaceutical manufacturer and his wife were found hanged by a railing next to their indoor pool on December 15. The premises of Apotex were searched as part of the police investigation, as well as two homes belonging to the couple. Desai who has been president and CEO of Apotex Inc.

Global Media Pence visits Western Wall on last day of Israel visit
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Abbas left for talks with European Union leaders on Monday , and was reported in the Middle Eastern media as being set to appeal to the European Union formally to recognise the state of Palestine. He said the Trump administration was attempting to fix the "damages" inflicted by its predecessor but cautioned against any move that could cause the Muslim world to come together against Israel.

Global Media PELOSI'S NIGHTMARE: Starbucks RAISES WAGES, EXPANDS BENEFITS After GOP Tax Cuts
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He said that in past they have shown their policies were constantly focusing partners to have share in the company's success, ranging from health care to stock grants. "I am extremely proud to share that in the past four years Starbucks has made an investment of almost $800 million in employee compensation and benefits - a testament to our belief in our people and the role they play in creating the Starbucks Experience".

Global Media China unveils vision for 'Polar Silk Road' across Arctic
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On Friday, Beijing unveiled its plan saying it expects to have a "major role in expanding to network of shipping routes" and noted that "as a result of global warming, the Arctic shipping routes are likely to become important transport routes for worldwide trade".

Global Media Solar Energy Now Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry
Author: 0 Solar Energy Now Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry

Not everyone agrees the move will work in favor of Americans, including Nebraska Republican Sen. But critics say Chinese firms merely shifted production to other countries to evade the tariffs. But while the purported benefit to domestic manufacturing is dubious, a tax on solar panels can in fact precipitate U.S. layoffs - and a nasty trade war with China.

Global Media South Korea: Hospital Fire Kills At Least 37, 70 Injured
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It said in a statement the mistake in the death toll occurred because of double counting. Moon's credibility on that front was dented when 29 people were killed and 40 injured in a fire that gutted a sports center in the town of Jecheon, about 75 miles southeast of Seoul, in December.