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Author: 0 $672m raised for Lake Chad starvation at Oslo donor meet

The €105 million announced today consists of an initial allocation of €55 million for 2017 and a further amount of €50 million now proposed of humanitarian support to populations in the Lake Chad region . "They can't farm the land, markets have stopped working, and food prices have skyrocketed", French Development Aid Minister Jean-Marie Le Guen noted.

Author: 0 'Dancing With the Stars' Cast 2017 - Celebs Rumored So Far!

Biles, 19, won four gold medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Girl power: Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui , Dinah Jane , Normani Kordei and Ally Brooke , seen at an event in LA on February 12. "Entertainment Tonight" reported that Biles told them in August that she wasn't able to join the show a year ago due to her schedule, but "would love" to participate in a later season.

Global Media Le Pen Top Aide Put Under Formal Investigation over Corruption
Author: 0 Le Pen Top Aide Put Under Formal Investigation over Corruption

In a keynote foreign policy speech in Paris, Le Pen offered withering criticism of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and decried what she essentially described as Western meddling in countries like Iraq, Syria, Libya, Russia and Turkey that she claimed have increased instability, broken bilateral promises and betrayed the wishes of the people.

Author: 0 Israel denies Human Rights Watch visa over 'bias'

Israeli authorities denied Human Rights Watch's (HRW) Israel and Palestine director a work visa, the group announced in a statement on Friday. The HRW further said it had been informed by Tel Aviv that the request had been rejected because it is "not a real human rights group".

Author: 0 Labour Defeats UKIP in Stoke-on-Trent By-Election, Loses in Copeland

The party's only previous House of Commons election victories have been by defectors who had previously held the seats as Conservatives. In Copeland, Trudy Harrison took the seat which has safely been Labour's since 1935. He said: "It's a big challenge". He added: 'There's a lot more to come from us. A campaign dogged by personal gaffes risks reigniting feuding within the party, which has struggled to break into mainstream politics despite playing a pivotal role in forcing the ...

Author: 0 Two-thirds of Americans anxious Trump will lead nation into major war

His favorable rating is even lower, with only 38 percent of Americans holding a favorable view of America's 45th president, while 54 percent hold an unfavorable rating. Mendez said she suspects many of those voters were more enthusiastic about Trump than they were willing to say at the time. As far as the hot-button issue of immigration, voters gave Trump a negative 58 to 40 percent approval rating.

Global Media Betsy DeVos to conservatives in college: 'Don't shut up'
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos to conservatives in college: 'Don't shut up'

The Obama administration's protections had allowed transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity. DeVos then released a statement in which she states she feels it's a "moral obligation" for schools to defend students from discrimination, bullying, and harassment.

Global Media NFL Draft 2017: Chiefs earn 4 compensatory picks
Author: 0 NFL Draft 2017: Chiefs earn 4 compensatory picks

The Colts were one of 16 teams to receive a compensatory pick this year , and the Bengals, Browns, Broncos, and Chiefs received the most with four each. The Ravens signed tight end Benjamin Watson and safety Eric Weddle, and lost backup quarterback Matt Schaub , Osemele and outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw .

Author: 0 Turkey and rebel allies claim control of Syria's al-Bab

The attacks came a day after Free Syrian Army rebels recaptured the town, pushing the Islamic State from its final foothold along Syria's northern border with Turkey. "We believe that any such initiatives concerning the territory of Syria need to be coordinated with the Syrian government; otherwise it would be hard to implement them", Lavrov said at a news conference on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Tony Abbott's attack on Malcolm Turnbull stuns colleagues

Abbott said: "Why not say to the people of Australia: we'll cut the RET, to help with your power bills; we'll cut immigration, to make housing more affordable; we'll scrap the Human Rights Commission, to stop official bullying; we'll stop all new spending, to end ripping off our grandkids; and we'll reform the Senate to have government, not gridlock?" On Thursday, Abbott unveiled a sweeping conservative manifesto for the next federal election, declaring the Coalition needs to cut ...

Author: 0 Gas, electricity prices pushes Saskatchewan's January inflation rate to 1

Prices were up in seven of the CPI's eight major categories in the 12 months to January, with the transportation and shelter costs contributing the most to the year-over-year rise. Alberta's cost of living increased 2.5 per cent in January 2017 on a year-over-year basis, compared to one per cent in December, Statistics Canada says.

Global Media Star Wars: Han Solo Movie Officially Starts Filming, New Cast Image Released
Author: 0 Star Wars: Han Solo Movie Officially Starts Filming, New Cast Image Released

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will direct the new film, which, like the recent "Rogue One", will be a Star Wars anthology story - taking place outside the main saga storyline. Showing rising star Alden Ehrenreich helming the iconic Millennium Falcon as the younger version of Harrison Ford's famous character, the photo's caption reads: "Smuggler".

Global Media PM Nawaz to chair strategic cooperation meeting in Ankara today
Author: 0 PM Nawaz to chair strategic cooperation meeting in Ankara today

Pakistan and India should have friendly and good neighbourly relations and avoid hatching conspiracies against each other, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said. "We want to contribute towards Afghanistan's development as Afghanistan's stability is important for our own stability", the prime minister remarked.

Author: 0 Deepa Jayakumar reaches Amma's memorial to pay her tribute

He alleged that there was a conspiracy by a section of people to block the twin leaf symbol of the party. She said democracy had been murdered and her effort would be to revive faith among the people who felt betrayed. Explaining about the request for a probe into Jayalalithaa's death, Deepak said that would demean her stature. Following Jayalalithaa's death and Sasikala's elevation to AIADMK chief, Deepa has seen her popularity soar among several AIADMK cadres and the public.

Global Media Iraqi jets hit targets across the border in Syria for first time
Author: 0 Iraqi jets hit targets across the border in Syria for first time

Counter-terrorism forces managed on Friday to fully control the Ghozlani army base, pushing deeper towards the southwestern districts of Tal al-Rumman and al-Mamoun, a military spokesman said . Other sources within the Iraqi military say their forces have entered the first neighbourhood of the western half of Iraq's second-largest city. "We are hearing reports of parents struggling to feed their children and to heat their homes, " Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq said ...

Global Media New Mexico woman arrested after doing cartwheels during sobriety test
Author: 0 New Mexico woman arrested after doing cartwheels during sobriety test

According to a criminal complaint, police said she reeked of alcohol, but she told the officer she was "fine" when asked whether she'd been drinking. I don't know what you're doing. Marshall was of course charged with battery and aggravated DWI, as well as driving with an expired license plate. The Daily Mail reported she was sacked from her job as a "Gladiator Girl" for the Duke City Gladiators, the indoor football team in Alburquerque.

Global Media Ivanka Trump Sanitary Pads and Booze Could Be A Thing
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Sanitary Pads and Booze Could Be A Thing

While some U.S. companies have recently been moving Ivanka Trump products off their shelves, it seems that dozens of Chinese businesses are rushing to register the name of the new USA president's daughter as a trademark. Under Chinese law, businesses are permitted to use foreign names. For four years, United States basketball legend Michael Jordan fought in Chinese court to stop Qiaodan Sports from using his name-Qiaodan, pronounced "chee-ow dahn", is the Chinese transliteration of ...

Author: 0 Morgan Stanley Upgrades Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (ADR) to Overweight

It has over three casino based operations in Macau, namely, City of Dreams, Altira Macau and Studio City, and non-casino based operations in Macau at its Mocha Clubs. The analyst projections are $0.1 in EPS on $1.16 billion in revenues. However, profit from Crown Perth rose 4.2 per cent to $135.6 million, with margins growing thanks to "productivity and efficiency improvements".

Author: 0 Players to face life bans if found guilty of spot-fixing: PCB

However, both players have denied the match-fixing charges but have admitted to meeting a bookie on the recommendation of a former Pakistani cricketer. "We've given them 14 days". Mushahidullah said there should not be any knid of injustice to be taken with the players into the matter. "If they are found guilty of doing any corruption, PCB would ban them for life, not for just five years", said the chairman.