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We're 33 days into the longest shutdown ever, with no deal in sight. Here's what it would take to end it.
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:13:48 GMT
From rss.cnn
On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will take up President Donald Trump's already-doomed proposal to re-open the government by offering temporary protections for DACA recipients in exchange for money to build his border wall. Then, on Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi will hold a vote in the House on a continuing resolution that would re-open the government through February 28. It will pass the House and be ignored by the Senate.


7.5% of TSA workers called out yesterday
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:29:54 GMT
From rss.cnn


This government worker voted for Trump. His take on shutdown
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 02:36:33 GMT
From rss.cnn
CNN's Randi Kaye spoke to several federal workers not receiving a paycheck due to the now longest ever government shutdown.


Analysis: Trump sees the wall as a monument to himself
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:27:42 GMT
From rss.cnn
One thing about Donald Trump: He knows how to tell you what he's really thinking.


Woman hasn't taken medication in a week as shutdown drags on
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:34:03 GMT
From rss.cnn
The government shutdown has hit much more than some workers' wallets -- it has affected their health.


House and Senate keep shutdown blame game going
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:00:57 GMT
From rss.cnn
The longest US government shutdown ever still has no end in sight.


Democratic lawmakers reject Trump's latest immigration proposal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 02:27:58 GMT
From rss.cnn
Democratic lawmakers on Saturday rejected President Donald Trump's proposal to extend some non-permanent protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding.


White House requests walk-through on Capitol Hill for State of the Union address
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:10:13 GMT
From rss.cnn
The White House asked the House of Representatives sergeant-at-arms for a walk-through -- but did not receive it -- in preparation for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address, a White House official confirmed Tuesday.


WaPo: Former White House aide describes 'absolutely out of control' staff in book
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:02:58 GMT
From rss.cnn
Former White House communications aide Cliff Sims describes scenes of an "absolutely out of control" White House staff, President Donald Trump berating the then-speaker of the House from his own party over loyalty and the President walking out of policy meetings in his upcoming book, according to excerpts published by The Washington Post.


Republicans: Cohen lawyer says key topics off-limits for congressional hearing
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:11:19 GMT
From rss.cnn
Michael Cohen's congressional testimony next month will exclude any topic that's "under investigation," his lawyer told congressional Republicans according to a GOP description of their conversation with Cohen's lawyer, which could mean Cohen won't discuss lying to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project or the payments made to women during the campaign for their silence.


Mystery company in Mueller-related case is wholly owned by foreign government
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:34:06 GMT
From rss.cnn
The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that a mystery company fighting a subpoena related to the Mueller investigation could file court papers asking the justices to take up its appeal under seal.


The little-known law tripping up Trump and his future attorney general
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:20:01 GMT
From rss.cnn
CNN's John Avlon explains the emoluments clause and how it may affect the Trump administration.


Cory Booker says he's nearing 2020 decision
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:59:23 GMT
From rss.cnn
Sen. Cory Booker says he is nearing a decision on whether to run for president in 2020, but the New Jersey Democrat's schedule over the past weekend left little doubt as to what the decision will ultimately be.


Erin Burnett on NYT Russia report: This is stunning
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 05:09:59 GMT
From rss.cnn
CNN's Erin Burnett looks for the truth after President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said that the president had no recollection of whether discussions about a proposed Trump Tower Moscow project went through the 2016 election, distancing himself from a claim he made previously.


Cooper on Giuliani's defense: That's 'not the way the English language works'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 02:03:36 GMT
From rss.cnn
CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani's attempt to walk back a claim he previously made about Trump's knowledge of discussions about a proposed Trump Tower in Moscow.


Chris Brown arrest the latest in troubled history
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:25:12 GMT
From rss.cnn
Arguably Chris Brown's most publicized trouble was his 2009 arrest for viciously beating his then-girlfriend, fellow singer Rihanna.


Volunteers face prison after leaving food and water in desert where migrants died
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:42:09 GMT
From rss.cnn
Four aid volunteers are facing prison time after leaving food and water inside an Arizona national wildlife refuge where undocumented migrants have died trying to enter the United States.


L.A. teachers will be back in class after reaching tentative deal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:21:15 GMT
From rss.cnn
They may get an "A" for effort, but after 21 hours of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School district and the local teachers' union are still stuck in a stalemate.


Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:17:01 GMT
From rss.cnn
The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational.


US service member killed in Afghanistan
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:39:29 GMT
From rss.cnn
A US service member was killed in combat in Afghanistan Tuesday.


Comics poke fun at Giuliani's comments
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:44:09 GMT
From rss.cnn
Late-night comics had some fun marking the two years since President Trump took office, but they also took jabs at Rudy Giuliani's comments about a proposed Trump Tower Moscow project.


December's home sales were seriously ugly
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From rss.cnn


LZ: Inconvenient truth of MAGA hat incident
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:46:06 GMT
From rss.cnn
It was such an easy sell -- images of white kids from Kentucky wearing Make America Great Again hats and antagonizing elderly Native Americans seemed like racism personified. Right?


Trump takes students' side
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:07:41 GMT
From rss.cnn
President Donald Trump is publicly siding with the mostly white students of a Kentucky high school who were engaged in a confrontation with a Native American elder that renewed a sensitive national debate about race relations in America.


NFL looks into laser aimed at Brady during game
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From rss.cnn


Dow falls 400 points
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Soccer star Emiliano Sala was on missing plane, French officials say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:41:35 GMT
From rss.cnn
The Argentinian soccer star Emiliano Sala was on a plane that went missing over the English Channel on Monday evening, French aviation officials told CNN.


Tony Romo confirms he's received NFL offers
Date: 0
From rss.cnn


Florida State apologizes for MLK Jr. tweet
Date: 0
From rss.cnn


Founder of skincare brand has died at 40
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:29:16 GMT
From rss.cnn
Brandon Truaxe, the founder of Canadian skincare company Deciem, has died at the age of 40, the firm announced in an Instagram post.


One of the world's most powerful oilmen drops out of Davos
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From rss.cnn


Picks like 'Black Panther,' 'Roma' lead Oscars into new frontiers
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:46:46 GMT
From rss.cnn
Eight movies were nominated for best picture on Tuesday, but there are two that couldn't be more different -- "Black Panther," the Marvel blockbuster; and "Roma," Alfonso CuarA3n's black-and-white Netflix film -- might be the most significant in terms of leading the Oscars into new frontiers.


Here's the list of nominees
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:08:16 GMT
From rss.cnn
The nominees for the 91st Academy Awards will be revealed Tuesday morning.


'Wow, wow, wow': Regina King and more react to their Oscar nominations
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:14:35 GMT
From rss.cnn
Some lucky people woke up Tuesday morning to news they'd been nominated for an Oscar.


Netflix scores first best picture nomination
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:20:44 GMT
From rss.cnn
Netflix officially has its first-ever horse in the best picture race


The usually rushing waters at Niagara Falls have frozen
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:03:33 GMT
From rss.cnn
It's so cold, parts of Niagara Falls are frozen.


Ridiculously cold temps in the Northeast break records
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:17:33 GMT
From rss.cnn
Even by New England standards, this winter cold is brutal.


Deadly storm brings dangerous temperatures
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:54:20 GMT
From rss.cnn
At least eight people have died, including a 12-year-old girl, as a winter storm brings snow and the coldest air of the season from the Midwest to the Northeast.


The European Space Agency plans to start mining for natural resources on the moon
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:09:18 GMT
From rss.cnn
The European Space Agency plans to start mining for water and oxygen on the moon by 2025.


Boeing's famous trijet 727 makes last commercial flight
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:14:42 GMT
From rss.cnn
Air travelers will no longer be able to enjoy the Boeing 727's distinctive design after the jet made its last commercial passenger flight.


When to take (or not take) aspirin to prevent heart trouble
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:33 GMT
From rss.cnn
Aspirin, a mild pain reliever, is one of the most familiar medicines in the world. One increasingly common use of this popular medicine, though, may not be safe for some older adults, a new analysis of existing research suggests.


Kamala Harris is making history in the 2020 race
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:33:48 GMT
From rss.cnn
Sen. Kamala Harris' Martin Luther King Jr. Day announcement that she is running for president puts the number of women who are competing or have declared exploratory committees at four. In defiance of the norm, most of the high-profile candidates bear little resemblance to the 45 presidents in US history.


Trump's MAGA hats are potent symbol of racism
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:55:58 GMT
From rss.cnn
It matters that they wore "Make America Great Again" hats.


Why conservative populists can't claim MLK
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:38:40 GMT
From rss.cnn
It is a sign of progress that Martin Luther King is now a broadly acknowledged American hero, the only non-president honored with a national holiday, celebrated by left, right and center. But we do history a disservice by whitewashing MLK's legacy.


20% Mortgage savings: Too good to be true?
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Fastest way to pay off $10,000 in credit card debt
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Motley Fool issues rare "Ultimate Buy" alert
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Stressed out and at risk: Inside Uber's special investigations unit
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:01:27 GMT
From rss.cnn
The internal investigators tasked with keeping Uber safe were overworked, underpaid and at times emotionally traumatized as they struggled under the burden of nearly 1,200 cases every week, a confidential internal memo obtained by CNN says.


Twitter suspends account that helped ignite controversy over viral encounter
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:31:28 GMT
From rss.cnn
Twitter suspended an account on Monday afternoon that helped spread a controversial encounter between a Native American elder and a group of high school students wearing Make America Great Again hats.


Yalitza Aparicio Almost Didnat Accept the Main Role in aRoma.a Hereas How She Went from Teacher to Best Actress Nominee in Just Three Years
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:00:58 +0000
From feedproxy.google
This is incredible.


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Delivers Trump-Style Video Message to Davos
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:58:24 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The U.S. delegation's travel plans were canceled due to the partial government shutdown


Zimbabweas President Calls Violence by Security Forces aUnacceptablea
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:45:51 +0000
From feedproxy.google
At least 12 people have died and more than 300 wounded


Macedoniaas Name Change Deal Is a Triumph for the E.U., But Worrying for Democracy
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:37:10 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The E.U.as support for Macedonia's name change flows from ideals of European integration a but ignores political realities on the ground


China Wants the U.S. to Stop Extradition Request of Huawei Executive Held in Canada
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:11:41 +0000
From feedproxy.google
China demands that the U.S. withdraw the arrest warrant against Meng


Singer Chris Brown Detained in Paris After Rape Complaint
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:56:07 +0000
From feedproxy.google
One of Brown's bodyguards is among the others detained in the investigation


Chinese University Fires Scientist Who Claimed to Have Created the First Gene-Edited Babies
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:33:10 +0000
From feedproxy.google
He Jiankui drew outrage last year with claims of engineering gene-edited twins


China Demands the U.S. Drop Extradition Efforts for Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:14:35 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The U.S. is seeking the transfer of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's from Canada


Cartel-Ravaged Mexico Sets a New Record for Murders
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:58:22 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The country opened 33% more murder probes than in 2017, which was also a record


aA Shakespearean Tragedy-in-the-Making.a Trumpas Desperation for a North Korea Deal May Play Into Kimas Hand
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:31:24 +0000
From feedproxy.google
In summit 2.0, President Trump needs Kim Jong Un to offer up something real


UK's Prevent counter-extremism programme to be independently reviewed, government says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:09:00 +0000
From independent.co
Review started as part of amendments to controversial Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill accepted


Met Police criticised for senior management advert saying recruits don't have to 'start at the bottom' like PCs
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:55:00 +0000
From independent.co
'Whoever drew this up needs to be posted back to the coalface'


Charlotte Brown: Home secretary 'determined' to catch fugitive after speedboat crash victim's parents demand action
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:30:00 +0000
From independent.co
Family demand assurances that everything possible is being done to find Jack Shepherd


Brexit setback for Theresa May as EU confirms it would enforce hard Irish border in event of no-deal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:00:00 +0000
From independent.co
Spokesperson says new infrastructure would 'obviously' be needed


Brexit: Ex-minister outlines plan for MPs to seize control of EU withdrawal as Brussels issues warning over Irish border
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:40:00 +0000
From independent.co
Follow all the latest updates from Westminster


Brexit: Britons travelling to EU face 'delays and questioning' after no-deal withdrawal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:46:00 +0000
From independent.co
Leaked document also warns of 'degradation of border security', with loss of access to crucial EU database of suspected criminals


Jess Phillips' threat to 'make life a misery' for anyone blocking proxy voting shows how much it's needed
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:58:00 +0000
From independent.co
Voting by proxy will be trialled, mainly because the behaviour of the Tory whips office means straightforward honour can no longer be relied upon


Brexit: Cabinet ministers push for Theresa May to support time-limited backstop plan
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:09:00 +0000
From independent.co
They argue it would give her leverage to extract concessions from the EU in critical talks over the next few weeks


Thousands of suspected modern slavery victims waiting more than a year for decision from Home Office
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:25:00 +0000
From independent.co
Charities warn delays can 're-traumatise' victims and even push them back into exploitation


UK's courts system 'on its knees' following major IT failure, lawyers' association says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:04:00 +0000
From independent.co
'Short-term savings often result in wider costs to public purse,' barristers' union says


Frustrated EU spokesperson channels Spice Girls in Brexit plea to UK: 'Tell us what you want, what you really, really want'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:21:00 +0000
From independent.co
Margaritis Schinas makes plea to Britain for clarity


University student 'likely' to have drowned in river trying to save someone heard shouting for help, coroner says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:26:34 +0000
From independent.co
CCTV camera picked up cry for help moments before teenager slipped and fell down embankment in Worcester, inquest hears


World's helium supply 'could run out within a decade', chemistry professor warns
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:13:14 +0000
From independent.co
'By having helium balloons at your birthday party you may prevent people from having an MRI scan'


Pregnant MPs to be allowed to vote by proxy after Labour MP delayed birth of baby to reject Brexit deal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:23:00 +0000
From independent.co
Ms Leadsom said a one year trial could be introduced as early as Monday


Fund managers failing to rein in 'out of control' fatcat pay at UK companies, MPs told
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:40:00 +0000
From independent.co
'We've put a group of people in charge of overseeing people's pay who themselves have quite a range of challenges around pay,'


Thousands of pounds raised for digger driver who wrecked new Travelodge 'in fury over unpaid wages'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:18:21 +0000
From independent.co
More than APS3,000 donated to pay potential legal fees of worker who destroyed hotel


Royal gamekeeper 'battered motorist with stick' at Sandringham, shouting 'mind my dogs, you f****** peasant'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:57:33 +0000
From independent.co
Police called to incident involving two men not far from where Prince Philip crashed


Vulnerable dementia patients could be locked up for three years without review under 'rushed' government reform
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:39:00 +0000
From independent.co
Bill 'creates a worrying conflict of interest for care home managers, giving them a greater role in the assessment process', charities warn


Theresa May to hold Brexit talks with union boss Len McCluskey after Corbyn refuses meeting with PM
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:33:00 +0000
From independent.co
Downing Street said the discussion is part of an on-going 'process of engagement' as Ms May attempts to secure a deal


Liverpool Travelodge wrecked by digger driver on day construction completed in 'row over unpaid wages'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:45:00 +0000
From independent.co
'There were loads of workers outside all gobsmacked, jaws to the floor,' witness says


Little Lever deaths: Mother and two children discovered dead at home in Bolton
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:00:00 +0000
From independent.co
Named locally as Tiffany Stevens, victim is described as 'brilliant mum' who moved to area two years ago


Brexit: Supporters of second referendum call for delay to Commons vote until it has 'greatest chance of success'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:40:00 +0000
From independent.co
Warning that showdown as early as next Tuesday will backfire because MPs lack the numbers, while the Labour leadership resists


Foreign Office advises British people living in EU to give up their UK driving licences to prepare for Brexit
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:37:00 +0000
From independent.co
Embassies suggest people exchange British licences for local version before deadline


Brexit amendments: What are the key motions to be debated by MPs?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:11:00 +0000
From independent.co
MPs from across House of Commons seek to force prime minister to change course


Brexit amendments: What are the key motions to be debated by MPs?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:11:00 +0000
From independent.co
MPs from across House of Commons seek to force prime minister to change course


UK weather forecast: Met Office warns of 'thundersnow' as deep freeze grips country
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:40:37 +0000
From independent.co
Phenomenon only happens during handful of months when snow downpours mix with thunder


Brexit: Labour moves closer to backing second referendum as it demands MPs hold vote on giving public final say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:59:00 +0000
From independent.co
Jeremy Corbyn says option of giving public the final say should be discussed by Commons


War memorial and Churchill statue covered in white paint by 'mindless' vandals in London's Green Park
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:50:00 +0000
From independent.co
'How disrespectful to the nearly 58,000 people who gave their lives so that these thugs have the freedom to carry out such acts'


Brexit: Freight trade across the Channel could fall up to 87 per cent under no-deal scenario, leaked document reveals
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:42:00 +0000
From independent.co
Decline of freight trade could last up to six months, estimates suggest


Sean Rigg death: Police officers who restrained musician who died in custody deny misconduct
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:08:23 +0000
From independent.co
The 40-year-old who had paranoid schizophrenia, suffered a cardiac arrest while in a caged area at Brixton Police station


Prisoner found killing rats in 'dirty and vermin-infested' Bedford prison, report finds
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:37:49 +0000
From independent.co
Inspectors find inmates smoking drugs as officers' control 'tenuous'


The 2019 Oscars nominations prove change is coming a but nowhere near fast enough
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:18:00 +0000
From https:
As Clarisse Loughrey argues, this year's picks have proven to be a mix of bold choices and disappointing old habits


Oscars: The 10 worst Best Picture winners, from Crash to Braveheart
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:06:00 +0000
From https:
The Independent's critic Geoffrey Macnab chooses the best films to have ever won Hollywood's most prestigious award


Oscars: the 10 greatest Best Picture winners, from The Godfather Part II to Lawrence of Arabia
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:37:00 +0000
From https:
The Independent's critic Geoffrey Macnab chooses the best films to have ever won Hollywood's most prestigious award


Oscars nominations: The Favourite and Roma picks up most nods as Olivia Colman and Christian Bale lead British charge
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:44:00 +0000
From https:
Rachel Weisz and Richard E Grant also picked up nominations


Oscars 2019: James Bulger mother 'disgusted' at nomination for film about brutal murder
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:04:00 +0000
From https:
Denise Fergus previously called for the film to be removed from the Academy shortlist


Oscar nominations 2019 list in full: From The Favourite to Roma to Black Panther
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:51:00 +0000
From https:
The 2019 awards season has officially reached its final stages


Oscar 2019 nominations: The Favourite stands tall with 10 nods, TimothA(c)e Chalamet gets snubbed a and five other talking points
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:11:00 +0000
From https:
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled the nominations on Tuesday


Oscar nominations 2019 a live updates: The Favourite and Roma lead nods with UK's Olivia Colman and Christian Bale shortlisted for best actor categories
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:25:00 +0000
From https:
The announcement follows what has been one of the tightest Oscar races in years


Ariana Grande apologises for misunderstanding 'weave' comment about 7 Rings song
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:17:19 +0000
From https:
She deleted her post and apologised for misinterpreting the comment about 'solving racism'


National Television Awards: Guide to this year's nominees ahead of London ceremony
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:21:00 +0000
From https:
The British ceremony stands out for placing the decision in the hands of the viewing public a but will they get it right? Jacob Stolworthy breaks down what to expect


Bohemian Rhapsody: Why the Oscar-nominated Queen biopic has suffered a backlash
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:59:00 +0000
From https:
Glam rock blockbuster disliked by reviewers and criticised for handling of Freddie Mercury's sexuality but continues to triumph at box office and pick up award nominations


The Favourite review: A period drama with a laugh rate on a par with Airplane!
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:33:00 +0000
From https:
Consistently, relentlessly hilarious, Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone are on top form in this deranged court comedy


Roma review: Alfonso Cuaron's new drama is one of the best films of the year
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:48:00 +0000
From https:
The Mexican filmmaker makes even the most banal moments seem lyrical in this brilliantly observed piece of filmmaking


Bad Boys for Life cast, plot and release date: Everything we know about long-awaited action sequel
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:22:00 +0000
From https:
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return for the sequel


Bao: Watch Pixar's Oscar-nominated short streaming for free
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:03:00 +0000
From https:
It involves a sentient steamed dumpling and a mother with empty nest syndrome


Drake UK tour 2019: How to get tickets for Assassination Vacation arena shows
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:00:00 +0000
From https:
He's set to play six shows at London's O2 in April, alongside dates in Birmingham, Dublin, and Manchester


Oscars: Green Book star Viggo Mortensen defends controversial frontrunner
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:17:00 +0000
From https:
'Is there anything wrong with Mahershala Ali directing a samurai movie in Japan?'


When are the Oscar nominations announced? How to watch shortlist ceremony for Academy Awards
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0000
From https:
'The Favourite' and 'A Star is Born' are expected to feature prominently as momentum continues following Golden Globes wins and Bafta nods


20 best movie dogs: From The Artist's Uggie to Widows's Olivia
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:45:00 +0000
From https:
Recognising canine achievement in cinema


Chris Brown arrested: US singer held over rape claim in Paris, police officials say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0000
From https:
Two of the US singer's associates have also been detained


Mueller investigation: Russian pop star linked to Trump cancels US tour fearing he could be arrested
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:30:00 +0000
From https:
Emin Agalarov helped arrange controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting


Ryan Adams announces 2019 UK and Ireland tour
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:01:00 +0000
From https:
The musician will tour ahead of the release of three new albums planned for this year


Celine Dion to headline British Summer Time festival at London's Hyde Park
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:05:00 +0000
From https:
It will not only mark her only scheduled European date in 2019, but will come a month after she closes her second Las Vegas residency


Baby Driver 2: Edgar Wright teases sequel to heist film Ansel Elgort and Lily James
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0000
From https:
The director has spoken about doing a London-based psychological thriller


Folklore: New HBO horror anthology will draw from Asian mythology
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:11:00 +0000
From https:
The six-episode, hour-long series will take place across six Asian countries: Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand


National Television Awards: Ant and Dec will not attend ceremony despite nomination
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:40:00 +0000
From https:
Ant: 'If we do win a and I hope people still vote a then Dec deserves it'


Oscars 2019: Six of the best feminist speeches, from Frances McDormand to Halle Berry
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:18:00 +0000
From https:
Actor Frances McDormand paid tribute women in the film industry during her powerful 2018 acceptance speech


Ghostbusters director Paul Feig offers support to Leslie Jones over new sequel reaction
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:20:00 +0000
From https:
'So insulting. Like f**k us. We didn't count,' Jones wrote on Twitter


Abba reunion: New music delayed until late 2019
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:40:00 +0000
From https:
The band will perform the tracks as their 'digital selves' for a virtual TV special


Azealia Banks accuses Aer Lingus staff of treating her like an 'animal' in profanity-filled Instagram video
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:30:00 +0000
From https:
The rapper has shared a series of tearful videos on her Instagram story


Kenan Thompson reunites with Mighty Ducks cast at hockey game
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:23:00 +0000
From https:
The Anaheim Ducks tweeted: 'Some of your favourite Mighty Ducks visited us on Long Island and met a few of our guys after the game'


Fyre Festival: GoFundMe campaign raises over $100,000 to repay Caribbean caterer Maryann Rolle
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:30:00 +0000
From https:
She said she had a good faith agreement with the founder of Fyre Fest, who was sentenced to prison last year


Oscars 2019: Everything we know about the 91st Academy Awards ceremony
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:11:00 +0000
From https:
No word on host yet but slimmed down format promised for next year's celebration of cinema


Oscar nominations 2019 predictions: From A Star is Born to Roma
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:09:00 +0000
From https:
Will 'Roma' or 'A Star is Born' come out on top? And what are 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'Green Book''s chances?


Russia Says He’s a Spy. His Lawyer Says He Just Wanted Photos of a Cathedral.
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:18:08 GMT
From https:
Paul N. Whelan, a former United States Marine, was arrested after being given a thumb drive of state secrets, believing it to contain vacation pictures, his lawyer says.


Germany and France Renew Their Vows, but Challenges Abound
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:55:38 GMT
From https:
A ceremony intended to shore up Europe's core highlighted the daunting challenges the Continent faces, from populism to a wobbly American alliance.


After Deadly Assault on Afghan Base, Taliban Sit for Talks With U.S. Diplomats
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:05:45 GMT
From https:
At least 40 Afghans working for the country's intelligence agency were killed in a militant assault on their base in Wardak Province, one of the single deadliest such attacks in 17 years of war.

Mexico Pipeline Explosion Tests New President
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:57:38 GMT
From https:
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's response to a blast that killed dozens, many stealing fuel, has exposed a central tension between two of his policy vows: fighting crime and lifting the poor.


Putin Quashes Japanese Hopes of End to Island Dispute
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:10:23 GMT
From https:
Under pressure from nationalists, the Russian president backed off previous hints that he was ready to end a 73-year tussle over the Kurile Islands.


Plan B for Brexit Looks a Lot Like the Defeated Plan A
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:29:22 GMT
From https:
The prime minister may be hoping that as the Brexit deadline approaches, lawmakers will vote for her plan despite misgivings.


Backlash Over Ad Depicting Naomi Osaka With Light Skin Prompts Apology
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:52:26 GMT
From https:
The Japanese instant-noodle brand Nissin's ad featured a cartoon version of the biracial tennis star that changed her features.


How to Make Sex Scenes Natural and Nonthreatening? Cue the ‘Intimacy Coordinator’
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:00:07 GMT
From https:
As the acting industry grapples with a culture of sexual harassment and power imbalances, efforts to ensure the well-being of performers involved in intimate scenes are gaining ground.


Philippine Law Would Make 9-Year-Olds Criminally Liable
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:54:41 GMT
From https:
President Rodrigo Duterte has sought the change as a way to deter drug gangs from using children. Rights advocates called it a "stark mockery" of child development.


How Huawei Wooed Europe With Sponsorships, Investments and Promises
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:10 GMT
From https:
As the Chinese telecommunications giant faces scrutiny over its security, its careful cultivation of European governments and customers is at risk of unraveling.


A Rogue Mascot Causes Headaches for a Japanese City
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:48:42 GMT
From https:
Chiitan, an unauthorized mascot for the city of Susaki, raised eyebrows with its non-child-friendly stunts, like swinging a weed whacker and tipping over a car.

Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City Striker, Feared Dead After Plane Disappears
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:15:05 GMT
From https:
A soccer player who recently moved to the English Premier League club was aboard a flight that disappeared over the English Channel on Monday.


A Tourist Family’s Bad Behavior Has New Zealand Rethinking Its Welcome Mat
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:31:03 GMT
From https:
A British family's bad behavior was documented on social media and followed by local news outlets, alarming a country that has struggled with an influx of tourists.


At Mokonuts in Paris, a Dinner Reservation Is Impossible to Get
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:35:23 GMT
From https:
The couple behind the ambitious, perpetually packed restaurant close early to feed a more private audience: their daughters.


Escort Who Claimed to Have Proof of Russian Meddling Is Released From Detention
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:47:34 GMT
From https:
Anastasia Vashukevich, who filmed herself on the yacht of one of Russia's richest oligarchs, was arrested in Moscow after being deported from Thailand.

Kamala Harris, Academy Award Nominations, Australian Open: Your Tuesday Briefing
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:08:59 GMT
From https:
Here's what you need to know.


Frugal Traveler: On the Road to Uruguay’s Barely Known and Beautiful Beaches
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:13 GMT
From https:
This progressive country has long been off the radar for North Americans. But it has some of the best beaches in South America and discounts for foreign travelers.


DealBook: Chilling Davos: A Bleak Warning on Global Division and Debt
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:03 GMT
From https:
An influential financier says investors should pay heed to growing risks and social tensions -- a message resonating at the World Economic Forum.


Brexit, Greenland, U.S. Shutdown: Your Tuesday Briefing
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 04:36:06 GMT
From https:
Let us help you start your day.


Carlos Ghosn Is Denied Bail as Jail Stint Looks to Continue
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:07:48 GMT
From https:
A Tokyo court rejected an offer that the fallen Nissan chairman hire private security guards and surrender all of his passports.


The Interpreter: When More Democracy Isn’t More Democratic
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:41:22 GMT
From https:
The checks democratic systems impose on popular will are no accident. But the discontent they can lead to offers fertile ground to populists.


Greenland’s Melting Ice Nears a ‘Tipping Point,’ Scientists Say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:08:47 GMT
From https:
With the Arctic warming rapidly, ice loss in Greenland is accelerating and may soon be a major factor in rising sea levels, according to a new study.


Brexit, U.S. Shutdown, Chinese Economy: Your Tuesday Briefing
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:13:20 GMT
From https:
Let us help you start your day.


Venezuela Detains National Guard Members Accused of Turning on Maduro
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 04:47:33 GMT
From https:
The rebellion came days after opposition leaders offered amnesty to armed forces members who throw their support behind a transitional government.


China Using Taped Confessions to Intimidate Young Communists, Students Say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 04:51:49 GMT
From https:
The authorities appear to be escalating efforts to crush a student-led campaign for workers' rights that has evaded Beijing's control.


Scientist Who Edited Babies’ Genes Is Likely to Face Charges in China
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:49:32 GMT
From https:
A Chinese government investigation found that He Jiankui had "seriously violated" state regulations by altering human embryos.

Israel Confirms Attacks on Iranian Targets in Syria
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 04:48:11 GMT
From https:
After years of ambiguity, the Israel leadership has grown bolder about acknowledging strikes in Syria just after they occur, raising fears of prompting retaliation.

Prince Philip, Driving Without Seatbelt After Crash, Gets Police ‘Advice’
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:22:24 GMT
From https:
The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed behind the wheel of another Land Rover, two days after he was involved in a car crash that injured two women.

UK weather: Drivers and pedestrians warned of ice across Britain
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:15:06 +0000
From https:
Temperatures could fall as low as -12C (10F) in Scotland tonight, breaking the current record for this winter of -10.8C (13F) which was set last Friday at Braemar in Aberdeenshire.


NTAs 2019:A Stars make dazzling arrival on the red carpet
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:13:19 +0000
From https:
Stars of the silver screen put on a dazzling display as they arrived at the 2019 National Television Awards at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday.


WhatsApp is DOWN: Global crash leaves users unable to send message
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:12:35 +0000
From https:
Thousands of users around the globe reported they were unable to access WhatsApp, leaving them unable to load the app or send messages.A


Chris Evans says Peter Kay is 'better' and could appear at National Television Awards tonight
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:12:32 +0000
From https:
The Virgin Radio DJ, 52, also shared rumours that the Car Share star could even make a sensational return at the National Television Awards at the O2 Arena in Greenwich tonight.


Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead pack with 10 nods
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:09:42 +0000
From https:
Roma led the pack with 10 Oscar nominations, including four nods for director and writer Alfonso Cuaron, tying with The Favourite. Lady Gaga grabbed two nominations


Worcester man 'organised acid attack on his son in Home Bargains'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:08:48 +0000
From https:
The father is alleged to have plotted the attack at a Home Bargains store in Worcester (pictured) with six others because he wanted to 'manufacture' evidence against his wife.


Holly Willoughby leads stars getting ready for NTAs 2019
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:02:43 +0000
From https:
It's one of the biggest showbiz events of the year, with some of Britain's biggest stars walking the red carpet.


Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:49:20 +0000
From https:
Premier League footballerA Emiliano SalaA posted a poignant photo saying his 'last goodbye' to his former teammates just hours before his plane vanished over the English Channel.


Wayne Rooney 'had slurred speech' when he was arrested at US airport
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:45:25 +0000
From https:
Wayne Rooney was found leaning on a rail by police officers after going through a secure door, because he thought it was a lift, at Dulles International Airport, in Washington.


No-deal Brexit 'WILL mean hard border on island of Ireland'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:39:01 +0000
From https:
The EU commission gave the clearest indication yet that it will insist on physical checks if the UK crashes out of the bloc. Leo Varadkar has denied there are any plans for a hard border.


Constable, 34, and Hungarian wife who shipped girls from Budapest to a Chelsea brothel face jail
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:37:54 +0000
From https:
Ivett Szuda, 32, and Karl Ring, 34, (pictured) enjoyed luxury lifestyles on the cash they made from their sex workers at Chelsea Cloisters in London - owned by Tory donor Christopher Moran.


Digger driver smashes his way into new Travelodge hotel in bizarre rampage
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:31:01 +0000
From https:
The digger ploughed into the reception of the new Travelodge atA Liverpool Innovation Park at around 3pm today. Video shows the driver crashing through the glass doors and hitting the walls inside.


Scientists ERASE cocaine-associated memories in rats, in breakthrough for addiction recovery
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:29:29 +0000
From https:
The researchers used a technique known as optogenetics, in which light pulses are used to control genetically modified cells, to tweak neurons associated with the ratsa cocaine-cue memories.


First designs unveiled for 'acoustically perfect' new APS288m London venue
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:28:05 +0000
From https:
The Centre For Music, which will have a road running underneath it, will be built in the City of London if backers can secure around APS288m from commercial backers and philanthropists.


James Dyson relocates to SINGAPORE despite voting for Brexit
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:26:13 +0000
From https:
The bombshell announcement will mean Dyson is no longer a British registered company and Singapore will become its main tax base.


NTAs 2019: Holly Willoughby wishes Chasers 'luck' as plan to out-drink her
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:25:23 +0000
From https:
She famously loves to do tequila shots with her This Morning co-host Phillip Schofield each year at the National Television Awards.A


Hitler's deputy was NOT switched for a doppelganger
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:22:35 +0000
From https:
Hess was captured byA 1941 in Scotland after parachuting into the UK and tried at Nuremberg and later imprisoned at Berlin's Spandau prison.


Cleaners begin power-washing vandalised war memorials
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:17:42 +0000
From https:
Three war memorials and a statue in West London were splattered and smeared with white paint. Murdered PC Yvonne Fletcher's memorial has also been targeted (pictured).


Caroline Flack keeps a low profile ahead of National Television Awards
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:14:04 +0000
From https:
Caroline Flack looked full of nervous excitement as she stepped out in London ahead of the National Television Awards on Tuesday night.


Photographer is accused of 'faking' an image of an 'off-duty barmaid' at Winterville
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:13:42 +0000
From https:
Tom Hunter, 53, captured an image of a blonde woman slumped over a table at a Christmas fair at Victoria Park, east London, in 2015, and later claimed it showed a bar worker about to start her shift.


City boss, 50, accused of sexually harassing female colleague, 27
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:06:41 +0000
From https:
Frederic Michel-Verdier, 50, allegedly told an associate at IFM Investments that if he was '20 years younger I would have been all over you' on a night out in Madrid last year.


Crocodile's small penis found to be why pair mating for 40 years at Polish zoo have never conceived
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:05:23 +0000
From https:
Caimans Hektor and Luiza have been unable to successfully breed despite being an item for nearly half a century at Poznan Zoo in western Poland's Greater Poland Voivodeship.


Greg James' wife received comments saying she was desperate and pathetic after SHE popped question
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:05:03 +0000
From https:
Greg Jame's wife Bella Mackie, 31, appeared on Woman's Hour earlier to discuss why women don't propose to men more. She received comments from other women calling her 'pathetic' and 'desperate.'


Brave giraffe SURVIVES four-hour attack by pride of lions - despite one clinging onto its back
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:00:30 +0000
From https:
Six hungry big cats could be seen stalking their injured prey in South Africa's Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.


Primary school principal goes viral for leading pupils through amazing morning dance routine
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:55:35 +0000
From https:
Every morning, principal Zhang Pengfei at the Xi Guan Primary School in north China's Shanxi province would lead 700 pupils on the playground in a synchronised 'ghost shuffle' routine.


Taxman apologises to hundreds of people workers after wrongly sending them fine letters
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:53:39 +0000
From https:
More than 11.5 million Brits file these forms every year, including self-employed workers, company directors and those earning money from dividends.


'Illegal immigrants' detained after being found in lorry at a Hampshire service station
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:48:26 +0000
From https:
A group of suspected illegal immigrants have been detained by police after they were discovered in the back of the lorry next to Popham Service Station in Hampshire today.


Tory HQ told to gear up for a snap election to break Brexit deadlock
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:47:15 +0000
From https:
Tory bosses are on high alert for Theresa May to call the vote if she cannot get her Brexit deal through Parliament at a second attempt.


Dominic Grieve and Yvette Cooper table Brexit amendments
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:46:54 +0000
From https:
Remainers Yvette Cooper and Dominic Grieve today tabled their much anticipated amendments to delay or even overturn Brexit - amid speculation that Labour will back at least one of them.


Chris Brown rape arrest in Paris: R&B star is held by French police
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:45:20 +0000
From https:
A 25-year-old woman has accused Brown, pictured in Paris on Saturday night, of raping her on the evening of January 15 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in the French capital.


Passengers drag 'drunk' middle-aged woman when she hurls racist abuse at two younger women
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:44:15 +0000
From https:
Footage, taken on a bus in Liverpool, shows a woman, 52, eating a packet of crisps and slurring her words as she antagonises passengers on January 5 at around 5pm.


Most popular toys for 2019 include Nerf gun and Ryan's World Mystery Egg
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:41:21 +0000
From https:
The 25 'hero toys' were revealed at the opening of Toy Fair in London on Tuesday as industry figures revealed UK toy sales declined by 7 per cent last year to APS3.3 billion.


Stylist's amazing transformations make women look years younger
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:40:18 +0000
From https:
Russian stylist Konstantin Bogomolov runs an 'image school' in Latvia. He transforms women of all ages with amazing results, proving that hair and make-up can work wonders.


Magnet fisherman pulls incredible haul of antique weapons including 20 guns from river Nene
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:34:40 +0000
From https:
Father-of-three, Nigel Lamford, 47, recovered the arsenal from a ten mile stretch of the River Nene in Northamptonshire using aA APS140 magnet.


Moment 'drunk' easyJet passenger brands air steward a 'boring c***'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:31:37 +0000
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: The woman from Blackpool, Lancashire, is filmed on the plane in Casablanca, Morocco after the flight from Manchester to Agadir was diverted when she became abusive.


British stewardess, 32, died after breaking spine from fall down step in her cabin
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:31:32 +0000
From https:
Rebecca Boyle, 32 (pictured) of Burghclere, Hampshire, was found dead the next morning on board theA La Polonia, which was moored in the Italian Riviera port of Imperia.


Kenyan police on trial over killing of British aristocrat's son after he was beaten to death in 2012
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:30:14 +0000
From https:
Four Kenyan police officers have gone on trial in Mombasa for killing Alexander Monson - the son of Lord Nicholas Monson - in 2012. Alexander died from blunt force trauma to the head.


One in ten women would ditch their partner to have more free time
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:28:41 +0000
From https:
When it comes to getting some free time back into their lives, American women have revealed that they are willing to go to extreme measures, including ditching their significant other, to do so.


Luca Maggiora reveals David Beckham's favourite snack
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:28:05 +0000
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Italian celebrity restaurateur Luca Maggiora, who is now based in London, shared the A-lister's favourite dishes, revealing David Beckham loves strawberry and banana acai bowls.


Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:25:30 +0000
From https:
Troubled cafe chainA Patisserie Valerie has fallen into administration after last ditch talks to save it failed.


Kate Middleton wears Beulah as she visits a family charity in London
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:23:24 +0000
From https:
Kate, 37, who is performing her third engagement in the space of a week, has arrived atA Family Actionas Forest Hill base, near Lewisham.


Shocking moment man douses front door of familyas house with petrol and then sets it on fireA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:14:31 +0000
From https:
In the CCTV clip, filmed inA Leicester, a man can be seen entering a family's yard and pouring a liquid, later found to be petrol, on the front door. He then sets the door on fire and makes a hasty exit.


Queen is seen driving without security officers less than week after Prince Philip's crash
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:14:08 +0000
From https:
The Queen was pictured behind the wheel of her Range Rover with no security guards or police protection, as she travelled on a country road back to the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.


Couple who made bogus sickn claim against Egyptian hotel fined APS7,500 after TripAdvisor review found
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:11:38 +0000
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: According to a review left by Mrs Tuson on Tripadvisor the family from Andover had such a good time at the Jaz Mirabel Park in August 2015, they were 'sad to be home' a week later.


Teenager hanged herself amid fears her therapy sessions would be cut
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:09:56 +0000
From https:
Sophie Bennett (pictured) killed herself as Lancaster Lodge in west London was undergoing staff changes that the teenager's mother today said were designed to save money rather than help people.


Shocking footage shows drug addict 'high on spice' writhing on the ground
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:09:53 +0000
From https:
Disturbing video shows a suspected spice addict howl and writhe on the ground as shocked shoppers gasp while he grips onto a bollard in Leicester, East Midlands.


Red-headed schoolgirl, 12, dyes her hair dark brown to try to end aconstant tormenta from bullies
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:04:33 +0000
From https:
Stacey Wright from Blackpool has been tormented 'constantly' since starting secondary school in September, according to her mother Emma Wright.


Jealous husband, 74, who battered to death his wife of 50 years is found guilty of murder
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:01:14 +0000
From https:
David Thomas, 74, lay in wait and stabbed 69-year-old Sheila Thomas with a kitchen knife and bludgeoned her with a lump of wood at the family home in Herne Hill, south London.


Man seeks advice online after his mother tries to break up him and his girlfriend
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:00:18 +0000
From https:
A 20-year-old male started dating his girlfriend when they were 14 years old. After their relationship started, his mother and her father started dating.


May's chief Brexit adviser 'dismissed her chances of renegotiating the Withdrawal Agreement'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:59:54 +0000
From https:
The Foreign Secretary said it was the only way of persuading Brussels it finally had to give ground on the most controversial part of the divorce deal.


Seven 'rising-star mafia mobsters' are arrested in Italy as police swoop on resurgent Cosa NostraA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:55:35 +0000
From https:
Leandro Greco, grandson of renowned mobster Michele Greco and Calogero Lo Piccolo, son of a powerful boss nicknamed 'The Baron', have been arrested in Palermo, Italy.


Is this Britain's WORST street? The once-quiet road now ruled by fire-eating yobs
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:54:09 +0000
From https:
The state of Frances Road in Erdington, Birmingham, has led to an intervention by the local MP, who says several people have told him they are afraid to even leave their front door.


National Portrait Gallery unveils APS35.5m revamp sparking fears it will attract floating Yodas
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:54:02 +0000
From https:
The transformation of the building in central London, which opened its doors in 1896, would create a new entrance, restore some of the building's historic features and create more hanging space.


Woman, 34, cuts off her 67-year-old sex slave's genitals and kills him after abusing him for years
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:53:07 +0000
From https:
Marina Becanovic, 34, allegedly beat Petar Petrovic, 67, to death and then dismembered his body after abusing him for years, keeping him as her sex slave at her home in the suburbs of Belgrade.


Judge slams 'stupid' father-of-one, 38, who flew APS160 model aircraft near Heathrow
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:49:24 +0000
From https:
George Rusu flew the APS160 Tundra aircraft from a park behind his APS3750,000 semi-detached home, which is less than a mile away from Heathrow Airport.


Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in...
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:24:37 GMT
From https:
Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles.


NTAs 2019:A Stars make dazzling arrival on the red carpet
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:24:06 GMT
From https:
Stars of the silver screen put on a dazzling display as they arrived at the 2019 National Television Awards at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday.


James Dyson relocates to SINGAPORE despite voting for Brexit
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:23:18 GMT
From https:
The bombshell announcement will mean Dyson is no longer a British registered company and Singapore will become its main tax base.


Father of R Kelly 'prisoner' says he believes daughter has 'Stockholm syndrome'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:23:15 GMT
From https:
The father of Joycelyn Savage tells DailyMailTV she was only '90 lbs' and 'looked like somebody who had been kept in prison' after spending time on R Kelly's tour bus behind her parents' backs.


Vogue editor Anna Wintour heaps praise on Meghan Markle
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:23:11 GMT
From https:
The 69-year-old editor-in-chief of the fashion bible recorded the first episode in a new video series in which she answers reader questions, including one about her thoughts on the Duchess.


WhatsApp is DOWN: Global crash leaves users unable to send message
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:22:35 GMT
From https:
Thousands of users around the globe reported they were unable to access WhatsApp, leaving them unable to load the app or send messages.A


Wayne Rooney 'had slurred speech' when he was arrested at US airport
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:19:01 GMT
From https:
Wayne Rooney was found leaning on a rail by police officers after going through a secure door, because he thought it was a lift, at Dulles International Airport, in Washington.


Chris Evans says Peter Kay is 'better' and could appear at National Television Awards tonight
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:16:56 GMT
From https:
The Virgin Radio DJ, 52, also shared rumours that the Car Share star could even make a sensational return at the National Television Awards at the O2 Arena in Greenwich tonight.


UK weather: Drivers and pedestrians warned of ice across Britain
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:15:06 GMT
From https:
Temperatures could fall as low as -12C (10F) in Scotland tonight, breaking the current record for this winter of -10.8C (13F) which was set last Friday at Braemar in Aberdeenshire.


'There is no hiding place': Charlotte Brown's father warns Jack Shepherd after meeting Sajid Javid
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:09:49 GMT
From https:
Speaking outside Parliament after a meeting with the Home Secretary today, Graham Brown (pictured) warned speedboat killer Jack Shepherd that there was nowhere to hide.


Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead pack with 10 nods
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:09:42 GMT
From https:
Roma led the pack with 10 Oscar nominations, including four nods for director and writer Alfonso Cuaron, tying with The Favourite. Lady Gaga grabbed two nominations


Worcester man 'organised acid attack on his son in Home Bargains'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:08:48 GMT
From https:
The father is alleged to have plotted the attack at a Home Bargains store in Worcester (pictured) with six others because he wanted to 'manufacture' evidence against his wife.


Holly Willoughby leads stars getting ready for NTAs 2019
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:02:43 GMT
From https:
It's one of the biggest showbiz events of the year, with some of Britain's biggest stars walking the red carpet.


Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:49:20 GMT
From https:
Premier League footballerA Emiliano SalaA posted a poignant photo saying his 'last goodbye' to his former teammates just hours before his plane vanished over the English Channel.


No-deal Brexit 'WILL mean hard border on island of Ireland'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:39:01 GMT
From https:
The EU commission gave the clearest indication yet that it will insist on physical checks if the UK crashes out of the bloc. Leo Varadkar has denied there are any plans for a hard border.


Constable, 34, and Hungarian wife who shipped girls from Budapest to a Chelsea brothel face jail
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:37:54 GMT
From https:
Ivett Szuda, 32, and Karl Ring, 34, (pictured) enjoyed luxury lifestyles on the cash they made from their sex workers at Chelsea Cloisters in London - owned by Tory donor Christopher Moran.


Two doctors leave health care in Arizona facility where woman in vegetative state gave birth
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:34:14 GMT
From https:
Arizona attorney John Micheaels said the 29-year-old patient has 'significant intellectual disabilities' and does not speak but has some ability to move and is able to make facial gestures.


Digger driver smashes his way into new Travelodge hotel in bizarre rampage
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:31:01 GMT
From https:
The digger ploughed into the reception of the new Travelodge atA Liverpool Innovation Park at around 3pm today. Video shows the driver crashing through the glass doors and hitting the walls inside.


Scientists ERASE cocaine-associated memories in rats, in breakthrough for addiction recovery
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:29:29 GMT
From https:
The researchers used a technique known as optogenetics, in which light pulses are used to control genetically modified cells, to tweak neurons associated with the ratsa cocaine-cue memories.


First designs unveiled for 'acoustically perfect' new APS288m London venue
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:28:05 GMT
From https:
The Centre For Music, which will have a road running underneath it, will be built in the City of London if backers can secure around APS288m from commercial backers and philanthropists.


Hitler's deputy was NOT switched for a doppelganger
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:22:35 GMT
From https:
Hess was captured byA 1941 in Scotland after parachuting into the UK and tried at Nuremberg and later imprisoned at Berlin's Spandau prison.


College student says government shutdown made him become a sugar baby
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:19:45 GMT
From https:
Isaac, a 21-year-old from a small town in Arkansas, moved to Berea, Kentucky, this fall to start school, but his dreams of getting a college degree have been dashed in the wake of the shutdown.


Cleaners begin power-washing vandalised war memorials
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:17:42 GMT
From https:
Three war memorials and a statue in West London were splattered and smeared with white paint. Murdered PC Yvonne Fletcher's memorial has also been targeted (pictured).


Photographer is accused of 'faking' an image of an 'off-duty barmaid' at Winterville
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:13:42 GMT
From https:
Tom Hunter, 53, captured an image of a blonde woman slumped over a table at a Christmas fair at Victoria Park, east London, in 2015, and later claimed it showed a bar worker about to start her shift.


City boss, 50, accused of sexually harassing female colleague, 27
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:06:41 GMT
From https:
Frederic Michel-Verdier, 50, allegedly told an associate at IFM Investments that if he was '20 years younger I would have been all over you' on a night out in Madrid last year.


Crocodile's small penis found to be why pair mating for 40 years at Polish zoo have never conceived
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:05:23 GMT
From https:
Caimans Hektor and Luiza have been unable to successfully breed despite being an item for nearly half a century at Poznan Zoo in western Poland's Greater Poland Voivodeship.


Greg James' wife received comments saying she was desperate and pathetic after SHE popped question
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:05:03 GMT
From https:
Greg Jame's wife Bella Mackie, 31, appeared on Woman's Hour earlier to discuss why women don't propose to men more. She received comments from other women calling her 'pathetic' and 'desperate.'


Brave giraffe SURVIVES four-hour attack by pride of lions - despite one clinging onto its back
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:00:30 GMT
From https:
Six hungry big cats could be seen stalking their injured prey in South Africa's Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.


Primary school principal goes viral for leading pupils through amazing morning dance routine
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:55:35 GMT
From https:
Every morning, principal Zhang Pengfei at the Xi Guan Primary School in north China's Shanxi province would lead 700 pupils on the playground in a synchronised 'ghost shuffle' routine.


Taxman apologises to hundreds of people workers after wrongly sending them fine letters
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:53:39 GMT
From https:
More than 11.5 million Brits file these forms every year, including self-employed workers, company directors and those earning money from dividends.


'Illegal immigrants' detained after being found in lorry at a Hampshire service station
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:48:26 GMT
From https:
A group of suspected illegal immigrants have been detained by police after they were discovered in the back of the lorry next to Popham Service Station in Hampshire today.


Tory HQ told to gear up for a snap election to break Brexit deadlock
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:47:15 GMT
From https:
Tory bosses are on high alert for Theresa May to call the vote if she cannot get her Brexit deal through Parliament at a second attempt.


Dominic Grieve and Yvette Cooper table Brexit amendments
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:46:54 GMT
From https:
Remainers Yvette Cooper and Dominic Grieve today tabled their much anticipated amendments to delay or even overturn Brexit - amid speculation that Labour will back at least one of them.


Chris Brown rape arrest in Paris: R&B star is held by French police
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:45:20 GMT
From https:
A 25-year-old woman has accused Brown, pictured in Paris on Saturday night, of raping her on the evening of January 15 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in the French capital.


Passengers drag 'drunk' middle-aged woman when she hurls racist abuse at two younger women
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:44:15 GMT
From https:
Footage, taken on a bus in Liverpool, shows a woman, 52, eating a packet of crisps and slurring her words as she antagonises passengers on January 5 at around 5pm.


Most popular toys for 2019 include Nerf gun and Ryan's World Mystery Egg
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:41:21 GMT
From https:
The 25 'hero toys' were revealed at the opening of Toy Fair in London on Tuesday as industry figures revealed UK toy sales declined by 7 per cent last year to APS3.3 billion.


Stylist's amazing transformations make women look years younger
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:40:18 GMT
From https:
Russian stylist Konstantin Bogomolov runs an 'image school' in Latvia. He transforms women of all ages with amazing results, proving that hair and make-up can work wonders.


Magnet fisherman pulls incredible haul of antique weapons including 20 guns from river Nene
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:34:40 GMT
From https:
Father-of-three, Nigel Lamford, 47, recovered the arsenal from a ten mile stretch of the River Nene in Northamptonshire using aA APS140 magnet.


Moment 'drunk' easyJet passenger brands air steward a 'boring c***'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:31:37 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: The woman from Blackpool, Lancashire, is filmed on the plane in Casablanca, Morocco after the flight from Manchester to Agadir was diverted when she became abusive.


British stewardess, 32, died after breaking spine from fall down step in her cabin
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:31:32 GMT
From https:
Rebecca Boyle, 32 (pictured) of Burghclere, Hampshire, was found dead the next morning on board theA La Polonia, which was moored in the Italian Riviera port of Imperia.


Kenyan police on trial over killing of British aristocrat's son after he was beaten to death in 2012
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:30:14 GMT
From https:
Four Kenyan police officers have gone on trial in Mombasa for killing Alexander Monson - the son of Lord Nicholas Monson - in 2012. Alexander died from blunt force trauma to the head.


One in ten women would ditch their partner to have more free time
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:28:41 GMT
From https:
When it comes to getting some free time back into their lives, American women have revealed that they are willing to go to extreme measures, including ditching their significant other, to do so.


Luca Maggiora reveals David Beckham's favourite snack
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:28:05 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Italian celebrity restaurateur Luca Maggiora, who is now based in London, shared the A-lister's favourite dishes, revealing David Beckham loves strawberry and banana acai bowls.


Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:25:30 GMT
From https:
Troubled cafe chainA Patisserie Valerie has fallen into administration after last ditch talks to save it failed.


Kate Middleton wears Beulah as she visits a family charity in London
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:23:24 GMT
From https:
Kate, 37, who is performing her third engagement in the space of a week, has arrived atA Family Actionas Forest Hill base, near Lewisham.


Shocking moment man douses front door of familyas house with petrol and then sets it on fireA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:14:31 GMT
From https:
In the CCTV clip, filmed inA Leicester, a man can be seen entering a family's yard and pouring a liquid, later found to be petrol, on the front door. He then sets the door on fire and makes a hasty exit.


Queen is seen driving without security officers less than week after Prince Philip's crash
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:14:08 GMT
From https:
The Queen was pictured behind the wheel of her Range Rover with no security guards or police protection, as she travelled on a country road back to the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.


Couple who made bogus sickn claim against Egyptian hotel fined APS7,500 after TripAdvisor review found
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:11:38 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: According to a review left by Mrs Tuson on Tripadvisor the family from Andover had such a good time at the Jaz Mirabel Park in August 2015, they were 'sad to be home' a week later.


Teenager hanged herself amid fears her therapy sessions would be cut
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:09:56 GMT
From https:
Sophie Bennett (pictured) killed herself as Lancaster Lodge in west London was undergoing staff changes that the teenager's mother today said were designed to save money rather than help people.


Shocking footage shows drug addict 'high on spice' writhing on the ground
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:09:53 GMT
From https:
Disturbing video shows a suspected spice addict howl and writhe on the ground as shocked shoppers gasp while he grips onto a bollard in Leicester, East Midlands.


Oscar nominations 2019: Bradley Cooper is snubbed for Best Director
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:09:04 GMT
From https:
Cooper was easily the biggest snub of the morning in nominations on Tuesday. Claire Foy was also left out of the supporting actress race for work in First Man.


Red-headed schoolgirl, 12, dyes her hair dark brown to try to end aconstant tormenta from bullies
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:04:33 GMT
From https:
Stacey Wright from Blackpool has been tormented 'constantly' since starting secondary school in September, according to her mother Emma Wright.


Jealous husband, 74, who battered to death his wife of 50 years is found guilty of murder
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:01:14 GMT
From https:
David Thomas, 74, lay in wait and stabbed 69-year-old Sheila Thomas with a kitchen knife and bludgeoned her with a lump of wood at the family home in Herne Hill, south London.


Man seeks advice online after his mother tries to break up him and his girlfriend
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:00:18 GMT
From https:
A 20-year-old male started dating his girlfriend when they were 14 years old. After their relationship started, his mother and her father started dating.


May's chief Brexit adviser 'dismissed her chances of renegotiating the Withdrawal Agreement'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:59:54 GMT
From https:
The Foreign Secretary said it was the only way of persuading Brussels it finally had to give ground on the most controversial part of the divorce deal.


Chelsea Clinton announces she is pregnant with her third childA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:27:37 GMT
From https:
Chelsea Clinton is pregnant. It will be the third child for Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky, who married in 2010 and have a 4-year-old daughter Charlotte and 2-year-old son Aidan.


Catholic high school at heart of Lincoln Memorial viral clash CLOSES after receiving threats
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:26:25 GMT
From https:
Covington Catholic High School principal Robert Rowe told parents on Monday night that the school in Park Hills, Kentucky, would remain closed the next day.


Husband of Iowa Senator Joni Ernst claims she had 'affair with soldier'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:25:11 GMT
From https:
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst's husband Gail claimed in divorce papers she cheated on him with one of her own soldiers while was deployed with the NationalA Guard in the early 2000s.


Trump could give rally speech instead of State of the Union address
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:24:52 GMT
From https:
The White House is working along two separate tracks, assuming the traditional speech will happen on January 29 but preparing for a change of venue, somewhere outside Washington, D.C.


Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in...
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:24:37 GMT
From https:
Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles.


Hunt for missing woman, 23, who was last was seen with a man leaving a Boston bar
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:23:25 GMT
From https:
The family of Olivia Ambrose, who has not been seen since leaving a Boston bar on Saturday night, launched an appeal for information. Ambrose left Hennessy's bar with an unidentified male.


Five abandoned homes used by Indiana serial killer Darren Vann to be demolished
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:22:55 GMT
From https:
Darren Deon Vann, 47, is serving life in prison after strangling the women to death and stashing their bodies in abandoned homes around Gary, Indiana in 2013 and 2014.


WhatsApp is DOWN: Global crash leaves users unable to send message
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:22:35 GMT
From https:
Thousands of users around the globe reported they were unable to access WhatsApp, leaving them unable to load the app or send messages.A


Houseboats are the latest craze taking over Instagram
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:21:29 GMT
From https:
The hashtag #houseboatliving has exploded across Europe on Instagram recently, with city dwellers shunning overcrowded newbuild homes in favour of a calmer form of living.


Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead pack with 10 nods
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:09:42 GMT
From https:
Roma led the pack with 10 Oscar nominations, including four nods for director and writer Alfonso Cuaron, tying with The Favourite. Lady Gaga grabbed two nominations


Family's panic after hackers infiltrate their Nest home security camera
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:09:16 GMT
From https:
Laura Lyons was at home with her husband and their eight-year-old son when the announcement blasted through their Nest camera on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles, California.


Student with Down syndrome nails half-court buzzer beater in high school basketball game
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:08:01 GMT
From https:
Andrew Regan, a special needs junior at Cherry Creek High School in Colorado, is being celebrated for a buzzer-beating half-court shot in the third quarter of a basketball game.


Michelle Obama hosted brunch 'intervention' to dissuade Barack from running for Senate
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:06:48 GMT
From https:
Michelle Obama tried more than once toA dissuade her husband Barack from running forA political office, their close friendA Valerie Jarrett revealed in her new memoir.


Man, 20, smiles, admits to killing transvestite and ripping the victim's heart
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:06:23 GMT
From https:
Caio Santos de Oliveira laughed at reporters and admitted he killed GenilsonA JosA(c) da Silva, a transvestite owner of a local bar he met and had sex with after meeting him Sunday in Brazil.


Missing 10-year-old Kentucky boy with autism is found safe after Amber Alert was sent out
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:02:11 GMT
From https:
The Amber Alert for Isaih Boren, 10, was cancelled at 1.15pm ET on Tuesday by theA National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, hours after the public was alerted to the situation.


Rams coach Sean McVay has his own 'get back coach' to stop him wandering onto the field
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:00:41 GMT
From https:
Los Angeles Rams strength coach Ted Rath spends his game days looking out for head coach Sean McVay and making sure he doesn't wander onto the field and collide with an official.


NFL 'considering firing head of officiating' over the missed call that propelled Rams to Super Bowl
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:55:48 GMT
From https:
The job status of the NFL's head of officiating, Alberto Riveron, could be in question after a blown call in the NFC Championship Game likely cost the New Orleans Saints a Super Bowl appearance.


Arizona man has a blast at stranger's bachelor party after accidentally receiving invite
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:55:41 GMT
From https:
Will Novak, 35, was invited to Angelo Onello's bachelor party two weeks ago. The email was actually meant for a different Will Novak who lived in New York, but he decided to reply anyway.


Jayme Closs's kidnapper hid her while he hosted a family christmas party
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:54:02 GMT
From https:
Jayme Closs's captor forced her to hide under a bed at his family home in Wisconsin as he entertained guests on Christmas Day. Jake Patterson threatened to kill her if she made a noise.


Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:49:20 GMT
From https:
Premier League footballerA Emiliano SalaA posted a poignant photo saying his 'last goodbye' to his former teammates just hours before his plane vanished over the English Channel.


Delta Kappa Epsilon closes Louisiana State University chapter for hazing and alcohol violations
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:45:04 GMT
From https:
The closure of the 91-year-old chapter comes amid LSU's crackdown on unsafe fraternity practices following the 2017 hazing death of 18-year-old Phi Delta Theta pledge Maxwell Gruver.


How to brace the cold! Science-backed ways to stay warm
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:44:46 GMT
From https:
JohnEric Smith, assistant professor of Exercise Physiology at Mississippi State University, explains what we know about how your body heats itself up.


Berlin and Warsaw could be struck down by an evolved outbreak of measles, researchers fearA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:43:07 GMT
From https:
Researchers claim the capital cities of Germany and Poland share similarities to the Dutch Bible Belt (DBB) in the Netherlands, where there is regularly large outbreaks of measles.


Los Angeles Rams reach Superbowl LIII as they beat New Orleans Saints
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:42:50 GMT
From https:
The Rams will play the winner of Sunday's American Football Conference (AFC) title game between the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots in the Super Bowl in Georgia.


Amazon's top beauty buys
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:42:15 GMT
From https:
This January there have been a number of beauty products that notched up five stars among Amazon customers and sent enthusiastic reviewers into a frenzy.


Viral nail salon debuts BIRTHING manicure complete with a tiny newborn
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:40:23 GMT
From https:
Moscow-based salon Nail Sunny revealed its latest bizarre nail design. The design features a pregnant woman giving birth on someone's nail.


Dog owner finds the ultimate snack hack for his goldendoodle a while he watches TV in glassesA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:35:04 GMT
From https:
This is the moment a two-year-old goldendoodle named Valor snacks on popcorn held in the hood of his jumper as he sits down to watch TV in Morrisville, Pennsylvania.


Two doctors leave health care in Arizona facility where woman in vegetative state gave birth
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:34:14 GMT
From https:
Arizona attorney John Micheaels said the 29-year-old patient has 'significant intellectual disabilities' and does not speak but has some ability to move and is able to make facial gestures.


Scientists ERASE cocaine-associated memories in rats, in breakthrough for addiction recovery
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:29:29 GMT
From https:
The researchers used a technique known as optogenetics, in which light pulses are used to control genetically modified cells, to tweak neurons associated with the ratsa cocaine-cue memories.


Oscar nominations: The Favourite producers react to Academy Awards nod
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:28:46 GMT
From https:
While Cooper sang the praises of his cast and crew, Rami Malek celebrated his 'once in a lifetime moment' for his Best Actor nomination on Tuesday morning.


Woman shot after performing sex act on man at a Florida gas station in exchange for $5 and Pringles
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:26:16 GMT
From https:
The woman - who has not been identified - told police she had performed a sex act on a man at a Jacksonville Shell gas station in exchange for $5 and Pringles.


Hitler's deputy was NOT switched for a doppelganger
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:22:35 GMT
From https:
Hess was captured byA 1941 in Scotland after parachuting into the UK and tried at Nuremberg and later imprisoned at Berlin's Spandau prison.


Man miraculously escapes his snow plow just moments before it wasA struck by a train
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:20:51 GMT
From https:
A man miraculously escaped a snow plow just moments before it was struck by a train in Ohio shortly after 7pm on Sunday evening. The driver's snow plow became stuck on railroad tracks.


College student says government shutdown made him become a sugar baby
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:19:45 GMT
From https:
Isaac, a 21-year-old from a small town in Arkansas, moved to Berea, Kentucky, this fall to start school, but his dreams of getting a college degree have been dashed in the wake of the shutdown.


Trump accuses FBI of relying on 'illegal' means to spy on campaign adviser
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:18:35 GMT
From https:
President Trump accused the FBI on Tuesday of relying on 'illegal' methods to obtain evidence to spy on campaign adviser Carter Page.


Supreme Court takes up biggest gun rights case in a decade with review of New York City restrictions
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:17:33 GMT
From https:
The New York case is over licenses to have guns at home, known as 'premises' licenses, which allow holders to take unloaded guns to shooting ranges within New York City but no further afield.


Supreme Court allows Trump's transgender ban in the military to be ENFORCED
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:12:57 GMT
From https:
The conservative-majority granted the Trump administration's request to lift injunctions issued by federal judges against the policy while a legal challenge continues in lower courts.


Canadian politician's mother, 93, freezes to death outside retirement home after mistaken fire alarm
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:11:15 GMT
From https:
HA(c)lA"ne Rowley Hotte, 93, mother of former political leader Gilles Duceppe, was found dead at her senior residence during the bitter cold in Montreal on Sunday after a fire alarm sent her outside.


Massachusetts family turns their driveway into a personal ice-skating rink to play hockey onA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:11:10 GMT
From https:
Whit Matthews of Hingham, Massachusetts, shared a video of his kids ice skating in the family's driveway. 'No backyard rink, no problem. Ice'd in but making me the best of it in #hingham,' he said


Man finds couple's engagement ring nearly a month after they lost it
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:08:24 GMT
From https:
Michele Arias and Doug Cotty were relieved when a man found the engagement ring that they lost a month earlier on a Costa Rican beach. Cotty proposed with the ring just days before it vanished.


'I am afraid it will be on my gravestone. ''Rudy Giuliani: He lied for Trump'': Giuliani says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:07:31 GMT
From https:
Rudy Giuliani, the personal attorney for Donald Trump, said he fears his defense of the president will end up on his gravestone: 'Rudy Giuliani: He lied for Trump.'


Crocodile's small penis found to be why pair mating for 40 years at Polish zoo have never conceived
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:05:23 GMT
From https:
Caimans Hektor and Luiza have been unable to successfully breed despite being an item for nearly half a century at Poznan Zoo in western Poland's Greater Poland Voivodeship.


Man takes an AX to the family TV, car and laptop after thinking his wife damaged his action figuresA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:04:01 GMT
From https:
Wisconsin police say a 34-year-old man who thought his wife damaged his action figures retaliated by taking an ax to the family's, television, laptop andA car.


Woman, 83, dies from internal bleeding one day after a routine colonoscopy
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:01:39 GMT
From https:
Martha Wright, 83, died on August 3, 2018, the day after having her first colonoscopy at Cass Regional Medical Center. The center is now under investigation by federal inspectors.


Venezuelan man plunges knife into his pregnant girlfriend, killing mother-of-two, as cops look on
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:58:26 GMT
From https:
WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Yordy Rafael L.G stabbed his estranged pregnant girlfriend and mother-of-two, Diana Carolina Ramirez Reyes, to death during an altercation in Ecuador.


19-year-old makes almost $5,000 a month by sugar dating
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:56:21 GMT
From https:
Kaeden Harveland, from Washington, downloaded Grindr, a dating app for the gay, bisexual and transgender community, in 2015 and has since been earning between $2,000 and $5,000 per month.


Primary school principal goes viral for leading pupils through amazing morning dance routine
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:55:35 GMT
From https:
Every morning, principal Zhang Pengfei at the Xi Guan Primary School in north China's Shanxi province would lead 700 pupils on the playground in a synchronised 'ghost shuffle' routine.


Illinois man 'let an 11-year-old girl drive HERSELF to school' in a stolen rental car
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:54:37 GMT
From https:
Khalifu Oshodi, 31, is accused of sitting in the passenger seat while an 11-year-old relative drove herself to school. He is wanted on two counts of child endangerment.


Chris Brown rape arrest in Paris: R&B star is held by French police
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:45:20 GMT
From https:
A 25-year-old woman has accused Brown, pictured in Paris on Saturday night, of raping her on the evening of January 15 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in the French capital.


Owner of illegal day care found guilty of beating baby until he went blind
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:43:27 GMT
From https:
Paige Hatfield, 27 (left), of Kansas, has been convicted of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm in the 2017 beating of infant Kingston Gilbert (pictured right as a toddler).


Undercover cop 'attacked by four officers' in St Louis riots said 'they beat my like Rodney King'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:42:50 GMT
From https:
Luther Hall said he was slammed twice on his face, punched, kicked, hit with sticks, then had his camera and phone destroyed by officers who mistook him for a protester during the St Louis riots.


Stylist's amazing transformations make women look years younger
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:40:18 GMT
From https:
Russian stylist Konstantin Bogomolov runs an 'image school' in Latvia. He transforms women of all ages with amazing results, proving that hair and make-up can work wonders.


Trump says 'fake news' drove Sarah Sanders from the White House briefing room
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:39:25 GMT
From https:
'The reason Sarah Sanders does not go to the apodiuma much anymore is that the press covers her so rudely & inaccurately, in particular certain members of the press,' Trump tweeted.


Belarus escort who claimed Trump secrets freed from...
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:36:28 GMT
From https:
Belarusian escort, Anastasia Vashukevich, who claimed she had proof of Russian collusion with Trump's election campaign was freed from a Russian jail today following her arrest last week.


Facebook reportedly working with Airbus to test solar-powered drones in Australia
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:33:10 GMT
From https:
Facebook and Airbus planned to conduct tests at Wyndham Airfield in Western Australia last November and December, using Airbus'A pioneering solar-powered 'Zephyr' drone.


How Draymond Green and Kevin Durant saved their relationship
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:05:17 -0500
From https:
When cameras caught Kevin Durant and Draymond Green screaming at each other on the Golden State bench in November, alarm bells started to ring in Warriors nation. When reports surfaced that Green called Durant a "bitch" and said the Warriors could win without him, some feared a and some hoped a the drama might derail...


Chelsea Clinton expecting third child
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:04:48 -0500
From https:
The couple a have a 4-year-old daughter, Charlotte, and a 2-year-old son, Aidan a married in 2010.


Lasagna is the gross new way to reveal your babyas gender
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:01:23 -0500
From https:
Today, Villa Italian Kitchen launched gender reveal lasagnas. Gender. Reveal. Lasagnas. I will say it one more time for the people in the back: Gender reveal lasagnas. For $140, you and your family can revel in the perceived gender-identity of your unborn fetus with a surprise announcement dictated by food-colored cheese in a layered meat...


Who wore it better: Kourtney Kardashian or her couch?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:54:10 -0500
From https:
The reality star's latest outfit will have you seeing spots.


NYCHA managers drank on the job, mistreated workers: report
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:50:13 -0500
From https:
The top managers at the New York City Housing Authorityas scandal-tarred Throggs Neck Houses turned the development into a booze-soaked horror show where they drank on the job and repeatedly abused employees, a new Department of Investigation report charges. However, DOI also reported its investigators could not substantiate allegations from residents that the developmentsa staff...


Dow plunges 400 points on fresh fears of a global slowdown
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:47:09 -0500
From https:
Stocks fell on Tuesday as fresh signs emerged that the global economy could slow down more than anticipated this year. The Dow Jones industrial average sunk nearly 420 points, to 24,287, by early afternoon Tuesday. The slump comes after a four-day rally last week that had left the more than 800 points higher. aBasically, when...


FBI union says the shutdown is harming investigations
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:43:35 -0500
From https:
The union representing more than 14,000 current and former FBI agents released a report Tuesday detailing how the government shutdown was damaging their work a and their lives. aaVoices from the Fielda contains reports from FBI special agents nationwide. These stories illustrate how the government shutdown affects our work and identifies the risks that may...


Henry Cejudo defends UFC belt and maybe gets a date with Nikki Bella
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:37:00 -0500
From https:
On Saturday night, UFC Flyweight Champion Henry Cejudo defended his championship by knocking out Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw in 32 seconds flat. Besides retaining his gold belt, Cejudo might have inadvertently scored an even bigger prize: a date with WWE superstar Nikki Bella. On Monday, Cejudo was talking about his stunning victory over Dillashaw when he...


Rob Gronkowskias girlfriend has a message for Patriotsa critics
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:36:48 -0500
From https:
Camille Kostek is a proud member of Patriots Nation.


Nicole Malliotakis: De Blasio doesnat care about homeless crisis
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:34:01 -0500
From https:
A GOP assemblywoman who lost to Mayor Bill de Blasio in the 2017 election ripped Hizzoner on Tuesday a charging that he cares more about problems on the Mexican border than he does about the homeless and people living in Gothamas decrepit public housing. aMayor de Blasio tweets a lot about the humanitarian crisis at...


Pissed-off worker plows digger through Travelodge hotel lobby
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:33:36 -0500
From https:
Police are investigating an incident in which a construction worker allegedly drove a digger through a newly completed Travelodge hotel lobby in Liverpool, England. On Facebook, the plasterer on the project wrote that he had ajust finished tiling that f****r.a


Instagram rich kid busted for selling illegal snakeskin fashion
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:32:54 -0500
From https:
This Instagram rich kid has a thick wallet and a thin skin. London-based influencer Stephanie Scolaro has claimed she has been "bullied" and treated unfairly under the law after she was busted importing illegal fashion accessories made from endangered python skin into the UK. The 26-year-old daughter of Italian mining tycoon Francesco Scolaro was sentenced to...


Illegal immigrant arrested for killing four in month-long span
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:22:58 -0500
From https:
A man suspected of living in the US illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada this month, officials said. Wilbur Martinez-Guzman was arrested Saturday in Carson City for possession of stolen property, burglary and immigration infractions a but authorities expect to file murder charges against him in the coming days. "At this stage in...


Uberas investigations unit stressed out over too much work: report
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:15:00 -0500
From https:
Working for Uber is driving employees crazy, according to a new report. Members of the app companyas special investigations unit are teetering on the edge of sanity thanks to a colossal workload and mounds of stress from dealing with high-profile incidents, such as driver crashes and sex assaults, according to a risk-management consultantas report obtained...


Trump, Pelosi still at stalemate as shutdown enters 32nd day
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:09:43 -0500
From https:
President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remained dug in Tuesday a the 32nd day of the partial government shutdown a even as Congress was poised to take up legislation this week that would reopen it. "Without a Wall our Country can never have Border or National Security," Trump posted on Twitter. "With a powerful...


Bebe Rexha receives Grammys dress offers after being called atoo biga
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:09:39 -0500
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"Just let me know when I should start sketching," designer August Getty wrote.


Baby formula crisis: Facebook group's plan to cut milk powder with FLOUR to sell to mums
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:10:15 GMT
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An administrator for the 'Baby Formula Buy, Sell, Swap and Export Australia' page asked its 672 followers for tips on how to maximise profits when selling to local mothers.


Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead pack with 10 nods
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:09:42 GMT
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Roma led the pack with 10 Oscar nominations, including four nods for director and writer Alfonso Cuaron, tying with The Favourite. Lady Gaga grabbed two nominations


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern forced to answer 'sexist' questions
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:06:16 GMT
From https:
Jacinda Ardern, 38, who has a six-month-old daughter, was asked about her feminist credentials and relationship with her partnerA Clarke Gayford during her visit to London for post-Brexit trade talks.


Mother pays tribute to her two sons killed in a car accident with a burn-out
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:05:23 GMT
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Juanita Hickey filmed herself executing a burnout in a bid to remember her two teenage boys, who died while trying to evade Christchurch cops, on the east coast of New Zealandas South Island.


Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:49:20 GMT
From https:
Premier League footballerA Emiliano SalaA posted a poignant photo saying his 'last goodbye' to his former teammates just hours before his plane vanished over the English Channel.


Chris Brown rape arrest in Paris: R&B star is held by French police
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:45:20 GMT
From https:
A 25-year-old woman has accused Brown, pictured in Paris on Saturday night, of raping her on the evening of January 15 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in the French capital.


Luca Maggiora reveals David Beckham's favourite snack
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:28:05 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Italian celebrity restaurateur Luca Maggiora, who is now based in London, shared the A-lister's favourite dishes, revealing David Beckham loves strawberry and banana acai bowls.


Kate Middleton wears Beulah as she visits a family charity in London
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:23:24 GMT
From https:
Kate, 37, who is performing her third engagement in the space of a week, has arrived atA Family Actionas Forest Hill base, near Lewisham.


Oscar nominations 2019: Bradley Cooper is snubbed for Best Director
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:09:04 GMT
From https:
Cooper was easily the biggest snub of the morning in nominations on Tuesday. Claire Foy was also left out of the supporting actress race for work in First Man.


Rescuers hug parents of Spanish boy who fell down a well as search team hope to reach the child
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:38:58 GMT
From https:
Parents Jose Rosello and Vicky Garcia, 29, are receiving psychological and medical support at their house in Totalan, Malaga. Rescuers hope to reach the trapped toddler, Julen Rosello, today.


Florida man says a fecal transplant cured him of a life-threatening infection
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:38:16 GMT
From https:
Douglas Lee, from Hillsborough, Florida, developed a C difficile infection - caused by antibiotics killing both good and bad bacteria - after he got his wisdom teeth removed.


Why you should keep a TV out of your child's bedroom
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:37:25 GMT
From https:
Portuguese scientists analysed the lifestyles and habits of 120 girls aged between four and six by quizzing their parents. The results were published in the journal Science & Sports.


Reddit users share their most satisfying hacks for spring cleaning
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:33:19 GMT
From https:
Reddit users from around the world have shared their best tips ahead of spring cleaning season, including using a hairdryer to blast sticky residue off the wall and degreasing with baby oil.


Woman and two young children are found dead
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:31:08 GMT
From https:
The bodies of Tiffany Stevens, 27, and her children, Caisie, three, and Darcie, one, were discovered in the Little Lever area of Bolton, Greater Manchester, at about 4pm yesterday.


Prince William says it's 'nice to turn the tables for once' as he interviews Sir David Attenborough
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:09:35 GMT
From https:
British royalty met with TV royalty on stage in front of billionaires and world leaders after they flew into the Swiss Alps to attend the 49th World Economic Forum (WEF).


Poundland accused of `pointlessA' plastic waste with...
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:08 GMT
From https:
Poundland has been accused of creating unnecessary plastic waste by selling nothing, complete with heart-shaped packaging, for Valentine's Day.


Dramatic moment plane hijacker is dragged from his seat by Russian police
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:57:18 GMT
From https:
The suspect ordered crew to change course to Afghanistan shortly after the Aeroflot plane, carrying 76 people, took off from the Russian city of Surgut.


Polyamorous triad defend their 'commitment' and say they want children
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:55:13 GMT
From https:
Paoulo Quispilaya, 28, and his wife Kassandra Diaz-Cervo, 27, invited Carly Martinez, 26, to join their relationship last year.


Meghan Markle's Soho Home tea cups have sold out but teapot hasn't
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:32:36 GMT
From https:
The teacups that Meghan Markle used, when she hosted her make-up artist friend, at Kensington for afternoon tea, have sold out online. But fans can still snap up the teapot (inset) - priced from APS25.


The world's wackiest plane liveriesA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:22:03 GMT
From https:
When rows of planes are lined up at an airport, they tend to look a bit samey. Airlines know this - so now and again they'll give one of their aircraft a wacky paint job to help it stand out from the crowd.


Colorized images of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy released ahead of new Steve Coogan film
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:11:24 GMT
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These incredible colorized images show the Laurel and Hardy smirking as they look side on at the camera, speaking with each other and posing with props while dressed as prisoners.


First gay AFL player and Greens candidate for Higgins Jason Ball speaks out against sex assault
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:11:05 GMT
From https:
The 31-year-old former backman has spent the last two years living in the shadow of claims he 'plied' a Greens volunteer with alcohol and took advantage of him inside a toilet cubicle.


Chinese celebrities have forked over APS1.3 billion in owed taxes since Fan Bingbing's tax scandal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:01:50 GMT
From https:
Chinese stars have flocked to pay up their owed taxes since the country's most famous actress, X-Men star Fan Bingbing, was fined APS100 million late last year for evading taxes.


Elle Macpherson reveals why eating a late breakfast is the secret to her youthful look
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:01:22 GMT
From https:
She's the 54-year-old Australian model who is known for her youthful look, and here, she has revealed her secrets, including why she eats breakfast at a certain time.


Real life Bridget Jones pens funny 'Why you should swipe me' Tinder presentation
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:55:34 GMT
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Natalie Palmer, 23, from Caerphilly, South Wales, has written a hilarious dating pitch featuring a brutally honest list of pros and cons. She's hoping her innovative approach will get men swiping right.


No public details on crashed Lion Air voice recorder...
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:52:22 GMT
From https:
The second black box (pictured), recovered from the Java Sea in Indonesia on January 14, could provide a detailed account of the pilots' last actions before the crash which killed 189 people.


Father-to-be is lucky to be alive after shot in neck driving to work busy highway
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:45:57 GMT
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Father-to-be Onosai Kuka was shot in the neck while driving along Melton HIghway on Monday morning during an alleged attempted carjacking incident.


Stunning APS100 million superyacht features 'red carpet' entrance
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:43:37 GMT
From https:
The ultra-glamorous vessel, named The Carat 187, will feature two sweeping staircases which mimic a red carpet. The UK-based designers were inspired by the 'world of celebrity'.


Nutritionist reveals the five natural ways to boost your immune system this flu seasonA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:42:47 GMT
From https:
You can boost your immune system naturally with foods such as spicy vegetable soup, says London-based nutritionistA Rick Hay.


Teenager lures friend to shopping centre kidnapping and tasering her after pair fight on Instagram
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:30:40 GMT
From https:
Yasemin Ercan, 19, allegedly lured an 18-year-old to Braybrook Shopping Centre in Melbourne's west last August to discuss an argument sparked on Instagram.


Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian fawn over adorable daughter Olympia, one, in Melbourne
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:25:45 GMT
From https:
She's been powering her way closer to a 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open this month.


Bob Katter says homosexuality is just a 'fashion trend' he doesn't want to 'waste time on'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:14:34 GMT
From https:
Queensland MP Bob Katter mocked the sexuality of millions of Australians on Tuesday after his party debuted a campy ad introducing its candidates for the federal election.


Woman is traumatised after accidentally cooking a python hiding in her toaster
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:14:33 GMT
From https:
Salleena Davis, from Brisbane, was cooking her English muffin in the toaster on Sunday, January 13, when she realised something was 'not quite right' with her usual daily breakfast.


US to 'formally seek extradition of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:12:10 GMT
From https:
Canada's ambassador to the US, David MacNaughton, told the Globe and Mail thatA the US has told Canada it will request Meng's extradition, but he did not say when the request will be made.


Personal trainer to the stars David Higgins reveals the 3-week body reset that works for ANYONE
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:05:17 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: London-based personal trainer to the stars David Higgins explains that by exercising for 21 minutes a day for 21 days anyone can 'reboot their system'.


Conjoined twins who shared a stomach and liver are set for a 'better future' after being separated
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:37:02 GMT
From https:
Twin brothers Prince and Love, now 22 months, were separated by surgeons at Wadia Children's Hospital in Mumbai on December 12 2017 at just nine months old.


Father of murdered Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe reveals moment he learnt of tragic death
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:25:59 GMT
From https:
Fighting through tears, Mr Maasarwe shared how he planned to visit his daughter in Melbourne in the coming weeks before she was killed on her way home from a comedy club.


Infamous British 'Gypsy' tourists are spotted with luggage at Auckland's International Airport
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:19:23 GMT
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The infamous family of 'unruly' British travellers wreaking havoc across New Zealand have been spotted fleeing from media at Auckland's International Airport - only hours before getting a parking ticket.


Desalination plant to be switched on the for first time - but how will it affect your water bills?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:05:19 GMT
From https:
Sydney's billion dollar desalination plant is set to be switched on for the first time as water reserves in the city reach a critical point a but residents will have to pay for the privilege.


Boy, 4, sees his mother 'being brutally stabbed by his stepdad' and phones his grandmother
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:28:35 GMT
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Olesya Lisina, 29, was allegedly stabbed with a kitchen knife by Eldar Movsumov, 35, at her flat in the Russian city of Novosibirsk. Her son, four, called his grandmother to ask for help.


I'm A Celebrity Australia tucker trial makes Shane Crawford gag
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:22:06 GMT
From https:
This season of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! has upped the gross factor when it comes to food challenges.


Woman dies after police fire a non-lethal round when she and her husband refused to leave their home
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:18:38 GMT
From https:
A Perth woman caught up in a siege at a rural property has died in hospital after an hours long siege which saw police fire a non-lethal round.


'The Pretty Women of Paris': Wealthy prostitutes pose in notorious 19th Century guide
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:16:36 GMT
From https:
Photos show prostitutes who featured in 'The Pretty Women of Paris' - the nineteenth century directory for the French capital's best courtesans and brothels.


More money than ever is being fed into pokie machines across Australia
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:02:26 GMT
From https:
The startling new data reveals Queenslanders have lost almost $2.4billion dollars on the infamous pokie machines in just 12 months..


Famous Sydney Opera House bar forced to hire a dog to scare away seagulls after patron is attackedA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:53:02 GMT
From https:
After years of complaints from tourists saying birds have been eating their food, Sydney's Opera Bar has announced it will be employing a new security guard to ward off the gulls - a dog named Roxy.


Lleyton Hewitt drops former mentee Nick Kyrgios Davis Cup accused favouritism with Bernard TomicA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:38:26 GMT
From https:
Australian Captain Lleyton Hewitt has dropped tennis star Nick Kyrgios from the Davis Cup amid an ongoing feud.


Ashleigh Barty loses Australian Open quarter final to Wimbledon Petra Kvitova breaks down in tears
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:22:31 GMT
From https:
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has ended Ashleigh Barty's Australian Open campaign with a comprehensive quarter-final win in Melbourne.


Two mothers are arrested after police find $56,000 of meth in a cereal box in a major drug deal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:19:44 GMT
From https:
Police allege Queensland women Lianna Maria Tonin, 53, of Ingham and Tamara Waunita Lee, 36, of Stuart, were involved in the drug deal.


Palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:17:35 GMT
From https:
Palm oil is aA type of trans fat thought to be found in roughly half of all packaged goods on supermarket shelves in the UK under various names.


Girl, three, dies when her lungs explode after a high-pressure air hose is inserted into her mouth
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:09:33 GMT
From https:
The girl's father, named as Mr Kuang, said he rushed the three-year-old to Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital in south-western Taiwan as soon as he realised what had happened.


Marie Kondo reveals 'vertical' hack which will give you extra drawer space AND easy access
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:51:45 GMT
From https:
British ITV stylist Mark Heyes appeared on This Morning's Lorraine on Tuesday to demonstrate Japanese decluttering expert Marie Kondo's clever folding hack, entitled the 'vertical fold'.


Hindus urge Reserve Bank of Australia to print beef-free $20 and $100 banknotes
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:45:00 GMT
From https:
The Hindu community is requesting the Reserve Bank of Australia print beef-free banknotes after it was revealed that cow fat is used in their production.


Second woman carrying a gene-edited baby in China is revealed to be 12 to 14 weeks pregnant
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:34:45 GMT
From https:
The second woman carrying a gene-edited foetus in China is now 12 to 14 weeks into her pregnancy, according to a US physician in close contact with Chinese scientist He Jiankui.


Energetic clubber in towering heels shows off her wild dance moves including the SPLITS
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:21:29 GMT
From https:
The video, posted to Twitter, captures Sophie as she enthusiastically dances at a venue in Glasgow, Scotland, during a night out.


Boy, four, is 'slowly being killed' by a MANGO-sized tumour
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:15:56 GMT
From https:
Simbarashe Dande, from Murewa - 47miles (75km) north east of Harare in Zimbabwe, cannot eat solid food and struggles to breathe because of the gigantic tumour.


Politician wants to tax internet porn and use cash to build Donald Trumpas wall
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:15:34 +0000
From https:
Arizona State Senator, Gail Griffin, introduced a bill that would legally block porn on every device that connects to the internet - unless the user pays their state government $20 that would likely be used to fund the wall.


Pedophile priest molested boy, then blamed him for it and made him confess
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:57:17 +0000
From https:
Mark Belenchia was told by pervert Reverend Bernard Haddican that he was to blame for the abuse the priest had inflicted on him


MP who put back cesarean to vote on Brexit deal awelcomesa proxy vote trial for new parents
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:34:54 +0000
From https:
Last week an MP had to put back a cesarean birth so she could vote in the Commons.


WhatsApp is down and people are losing their minds
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:33:42 +0000
From https:
People were unable to send messages to one another as the service continued to say aconnectinga with the wheel of death showing for most people.


Inmate acaught and killed ratsa during inspection of avermin-infesteda prison
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:09:38 +0000
From https:
The report described cells as 'filthy and decrepit', and said toilets did not flush properly.


British stewardess fell down steps and died after night out
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:38:31 +0000
From https:
She was working on a APS6 million luxury yacht at the time.


Pictured: Model plane pilot who caused chaos days after Gatwick drone scare
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:38:07 +0000
From https:
George Rusu was branded 'reckless' by a judge after admitting flying the Tundra model aircraft 500 metres from the perimeter fence of Britain's busiest airport.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Appleas FaceTime suffers from aracial inequitya
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:34:01 +0000
From https:
Superstar senator does not appear to be a fan of Apple's iPhone video chat app.


Pigeon droppings awere contributing factora in childas death at hospital
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:30:50 +0000
From https:
Droppings found in a non-public area of the hospital were the likely cause of the dangerous infection.


Man amasturbated on train, wiped his hand on pole, then lit a cigarettea
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:29:38 +0000
From https:
The man is said to have exposed, then pleasured himself, while riding a Q train through Brooklyn on Monday afternoon


Thousands of jobs at risk as Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:10:13 +0000
From https:
The cake chain failed to secure finances from banks, one week after admitting it was in worse shape than initially thought.


Gay cure pastor comes out as gay but refuses to renounce his vile teachings
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:05:53 +0000
From https:
Mormon pasto David Matheson has revealed his desire to live as a gay man, but refused to say sorry for the anguish his notorious gay 'cure' programs have caused other LGBT people


aWeare out of touch,a Sir David Attenborough tells Prince William
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:53:54 +0000
From https:
'There has never been a time when more people are out of touch with the natural world than there's now.'


Little dog looks overjoyed at finally being adopted after 525 days in shelter
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:34:54 +0000
From https:
Cassie the dog couldn't contain her excitement at the prospect of finally heading off to her 'furever' home


Action demanded over adoctors suicide rate which double the norma
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:22:17 +0000
From https:
The suicide rate for doctors is double that of the normal population.


White girls leave university after blackface video shows one screeching aIam a n*****a
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:21:53 +0000
From https:
Two students left the University of Oklahoma after a video surfaced of a student in blackface saying 'I'm a N*****.'


Britain acommitted war crimes during WWII by bombing Germanya, professor says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:20:23 +0000
From https:
He was a guest on Good Morning Britain.


Hotel staff told alearn the language and provide Pot Noodlesa to welcome Chinese tourists
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:11:40 +0000
From https:
There are simple ways to make Chinese tourists feel more at home in the Scottish Highlands, a tourism expert has said.


Woman sobbed aStop it pleasea as she live-streamed herself getting arapeda at nightclub
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:59:13 +0000
From https:
The harrowing clip was uploaded by the woman to Facebook Live during a visit to Opera nightclub in Atlanta on Saturday. Police have now opened an investigation into the alleged sex attack


Thousands of dead cats dumped in landfill sites sparks demand for law change
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:58:11 +0000
From https:
An estimated 230,000 cats die on our roads every year.


This is how frustrating it is for EU citizens to get settled status in the UK
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:35:23 +0000
From https:
aGet it wrong and the consequences are dire.a


Muslims call for boycott of M&S toilet tissue as it has aAllaha symbol on it
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:32:14 +0000
From https:
'Brothers and sisters, prevent yourselves from buying this particular toilet tissue, or try boycott Marks & Spencers, because every toilet tissue has the name of Allah on it.'


James Bulgeras mum hits out as film reenacting sonas murder put up for Oscar
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:17:27 +0000
From https:
'I'm so angry and upset at this present time.'


Jeremy Corbyn opens the door for second referendum on Brexit
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:16:43 +0000
From https:
Supporters of the People's Vote campaign say they expect the Labour leader to throw his weight behind a public vote.


Top US court approves Donald Trumpas ban on transgender military personnel
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:08:19 +0000
From https:
The US Supreme Court has green-lighted Trump's ban while appeals are pending


Facebook and Twitter areveal your future behaviour even if you donat have an accounta
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:03:26 +0000
From https:
'There's no place to hide,' expert warns.


Lavish lives of crooks who tricked people into investing in diamonds
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:58:53 +0000
From https:
They lived it up after swindling more than APS400,000, but it was all on borrowed time.


Woman, 83, terrified of having colonoscopy died atorturous deatha after finally agreeing to procedure
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:57:31 +0000
From https:
Martha Wright was terrified of having a colonoscopy, but she finally agreed to the procedure. Afterwards, she died a 'slow, torturous death' due to internal bleeding, which has prompted state and federal investigations.


Woman shot by man after performing sex act on him in return for Pringles
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:39:29 +0000
From https:
The woman agreed to have sex with the man for the snack and $5, only for him to grab the cash back and blast her in the shoulder after, police said


Donald Trump goes eveywhere with $1.99 TRESemme Tres Two Hairspray
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:17:10 +0000
From https:
The president's aides are instructed to carry a can of the cheap hairspray to help ensure his elaborate blonde hairdo always looks its 'best', a new book claims


37 Confessions About Sex That Will Make You Feel Less Alone
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:14:43 -0500
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29 Useful Kitchen Gadgets That People Actually Swear By
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:00:05 -0500
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"How did I cook without these?!" aYou, after reading this post.


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Jimmy Kimmel And Andy Cohen Listed Guests They Wouldn't Have On Their Shows And It's The Tea I Needed This Morning
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:59:16 -0500
From https:

We love a shady game.


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26 Dramatic Former Emo Kid Glow-Ups
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:46:03 -0500
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Though, to be honest, once an emo, always an emo.


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The Oscar Nominations Were Just Announced And Twitter Isn't Very Happy At All
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:59:23 -0500
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"I'm going back to bed" appears to be a shared mood between some.


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22 "Fyre" Documentary Tweets That Reflect How Ridiculous It Was
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:01:25 -0500
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"Fyre Festival is really just entertainment 720 IRL."


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Kirsten Gillibrand Is Planning Her First Trip As A Candidate To South Carolina
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:12:51 -0500
From https:

Itas not clear what Gillibrandas plans are for South Carolina, but allies are already laying the groundwork for her to meet with key stakeholders.


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Elizabeth Warren Is Asking The Trump Administration For Answers About Puerto Rico's Disaster Relief Funding
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:01:03 -0500
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The White House called disaster relief food stamp funds for Puerto Rico "excessive and unnecessary" last week.


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The Big Design Change For 2020: An Explosion Of Colors Beyond Red And Blue!
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:07:23 -0500
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Branding in general seems like something that doesn't matter 90% of the time, except for the 10% of the time when it really does.


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19 Tweets About Pregnancy That Might Make You Pee A Little
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:16:03 -0500
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Grocery store cashier: "Having a party tonight?" Me: "Nope, just pregnant."


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Both "Spy Kids" Are Thriving In 2019, So That's Good News For Once
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:59:58 -0500
From https:

They're nailing life as Spy Adults!


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"Roma" Star Yalitza Aparicio Cried When She Found Out She Got An Oscar Nom, And Same
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:17:45 -0500
From https:

Give her all the awards!


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18 Reasons Why You Should Never, Ever Put On A Helmet
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:57:04 -0500
From https:

What do they even do?


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15 Times Meeting A Celeb Lived Up To Our Expectations
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:18:30 -0500
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"Donatella Versace asked me about my creative pursuits, then looked me dead in the eye and told me she believed in me."


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Here Are The Oscar Nominees For 2019
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:03:13 -0500
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The Academy Award nominations were announced on Tuesday morning. aRomaa and aThe Favouritea led the way with 10 nominations each.


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"Black Panther" Is The First Superhero Film Nominated For Best Picture
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:13:47 -0500
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The film racked up a total of seven Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning.


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The Biggest Surprises From This Year's Oscar Nominations
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:48:49 -0500
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No Best Director nomination for A Star Is Born 's Bradley Cooper? Boo! Acting nominations for Roma 's Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira? Yay!


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Netflix Just Got More Oscar Nominations Than Ever Before
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:14:06 -0500
From https:

Roma also just became Netflixas first Best Picture nominee.


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The 2019 Oscars Nominations Are Here And Very Queer
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:12:38 -0500
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But is having a queer role enough to make a film "LGBT-inclusive"?


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A Total Stranger Helped This Woman Braid Her Hair When She Was Stuck In The Hospital
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:45:55 -0500
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Sometimes we need a little help.


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17 Students Who Just Couldn't Catch A Break, Bless Their Hearts
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:46:03 -0500
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Cars and GPAs were damaged in the making of this post.


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A 12-Year-Old Girl Was Killed When Her Snow Fort Collapsed
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:29:33 -0500
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Another girl was treated for hypothermia.


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I Just Noticed A Massive "Friends" Plothole That Totally Changes Monica And Chandler's Wedding
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:23:28 -0500
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"You've reached Mr and Mrs Bing."


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Tell Us Your Travel Preferences And We'll Give You A City To Travel To
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:33:47 -0500
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LA, baby.


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Firm auses aggressive tacticsa to collect millions in fines for councils
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:00:24 GMT
From https:

Whistleblowers claim Kingdom Services Group targets elderly and vulnerable people over minor offences

aWe were told to hide in bushesa: how I was trained to collect council fines

Councils are making millions of pounds from a private company accused of using aggressive and intimidating tactics to issue fines for minor offences such as littering and dog-fouling, an investigation has found.

In interviews with the Guardian, whistleblowers said staff working for Kingdom Services Group a one of the fastest growing private security and services firms in the country a had targeted elderly people for littering because they knew they would be more likely to pay the fines.

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Dyson to move company HQ to Singapore
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:16 GMT
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CEO says plan is more about afuture-proofinga business than anything to do with Brexit

Sir James Dyson, the British billionaire inventor and outspoken Brexiter, is moving the headquarters of his vacuum cleaner and hair dryer technology company to Singapore.

The Dyson chief executive, Jim Rowan, said the move from Wiltshire to Singapore had anothing to do with Brexita but was about afuture-proofinga the business. The move of Dysonas legal entity from the UK to Singapore awill happen over the coming monthsa, meaning it could take place before Brexit.

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Tory hardliners reconsider May deal amid fears that Brexit could be blocked
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:17:37 GMT
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Revised deal a including backstop concessions a could win support to see off aEurophile kamikaze MPsa

Tory Brexit supporters alarmed by the prospect of a delay have hinted they could be won over in the coming weeks a if Theresa May can produce a serious concession from Brussels on the Irish backstop.

The numbers may not be enough for May to win enough support for her deal, given continued opposition from a hardcore of Brexiters who also object to the APS39bn financial settlement, those with personal grudges against the prime minister and Tory remainers hoping for a second referendum. However, some Brexiter MPs or those in seats which voted leave have suggested in recent days that there is a path to win their support.

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Voters prefer seven top Democrats to Trump in 2020 race, survey finds a live
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:23:58 GMT
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Trump trails Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto OaRourke, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand

Guardian political correspondent, Lauren Gambino, writes that FBI agents have warned the partial federal government shutdown has ahindereda the bureauas ability to conduct operations and pursue investigations. Her report from todayas press conference on this new report:

Thousands of union members are among hundreds of thousands of federal workers and contractors now without pay for a fifth week.

As the FBI Agents Association released a report containing firsthand accounts of how the 32-day shutdown has affected operations, its president, Tom OaConnor, demanded Congress and Donald Trump fully fund the FBI.

Related: Shutdown has ahindereda FBIas ability to conduct operations, union says

Update 2:16pm ET: White House sources told the Guardian Ingrahamas statement was inaccurate.

Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham said some of the the high school students who were filmed apparently confronting a Native American activist and military veteran in a video that went viral this weekend will be meeting with Donald Trump at the White House aas early as tomorrow.a

EXCLUSIVE on the new #LauraIngrahamPodcast a the Covington Catholic students threatened by the leftist internet mob will be meeting with @realDonaldTrump at the White House as early as tomorrow. @iTunes @PodcastOne

Related: Donald Trump defends students over confrontation with Native American

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Patisserie Valerie falls into administration as bank talks fail
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:57:19 GMT
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Almost 3,000 jobs at risk at chain plunged into crisis after finding a APS40m black hole in accounts

Patisserie Valerie has collapsed into administration, putting more than 3,000 jobs at risk, after it failed to secure a financial lifeline from its banks.

About 70 of the cafe groupas nearly 200 stores and concessions will close immediately, with the loss of about 900 jobs.

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Farage ally said black men are violent due to high testosterone
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:45:53 GMT
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Catherine Blaiklock, who co-founded new pro-Brexit party, warned of aMuslim enclavesa

A former Ukip activist who is partnering with Nigel Farage in launching a new pro-Brexit political party has argued crime and fatherlessness among black men are due to high testosterone levels, and suggested their lower academic achievement could have a biological basis.

Catherine Blaiklock has also expressed concern about aMuslim enclavesa and said food banks should be abolished as they create a adependent, obese populationa.

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Wayne Rooney spoke 'broken English' at time of arrest, says police report
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:04:22 GMT
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The former England captain Wayne Rooney was speaking abroken Englisha when he was arrested for public intoxication and swearing at a Washington DC airport last month, it has emerged.

Deadspin obtained the incident report from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, and published the details on Tuesday. According to the report, the arresting officer was dispatched after receiving a report of a person trying to go through a secure door.

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Prevent strategy on radicalisation faces independent review
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:02:49 GMT
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Security minister challenges critics to produce asolid evidence of their allegationsa

The governmentas anti-radicalisation Prevent strategy is to be independently reviewed after ministers gave into longstanding pressure to address concerns over its impact on communities.

The security minister, Ben Wallace, announced the review in the House of Commons but threw down the gauntlet to critics of the strategy to produce asolid evidence of their allegationsa, accusing them of using adistortion and spina.

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Jair Bolsonaro alarms climate activists with pro-business speech
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:42:37 GMT
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New Brazilian president highlights need to grow economy in Davos appearance

Brazilas new rightwing president Jair Bolsonaro has prompted fresh alarm among environmentalists after stressing that protecting his countryas unique ecosystem has to be consistent with growing the economy.

In remarks that did little to assuage fears of the risks that a go-for-growth strategy would pose to the Amazon region, Bolsonaro used his first overseas trip since taking control at the start of the year to outline a strongly pro-business agenda.

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David Attenborough and Prince William take world leaders to task on environment
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:13:40 GMT
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Davos 2019: broadcaster tells prince that humans have power to exterminate whole ecosystems awithout even noticinga

Sir David Attenborough has warned that humankind has the power to exterminate whole ecosystems awithout even noticinga, and urged world leaders to treat the natural world with respect, during an interview with Prince William in Davos.

Prince William also took world leaders to task at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, asking Attenborough why those in key positions have ataken so longa to address climate change.

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How Ukip embraced the far right
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:00:05 GMT
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With Brexit talks stalled and some of its supporters pushing a betrayal narrative, the Guardianas Peter Walker charts how Ukip has begun rising in the polls again. But how did the party come to fully embrace the far right in Britain? And do its supporters know how extreme it has become? Plus: Helen Pidd on what young voters in Bolsover make of the Brexit deal paralysis

When the UK Independence party was first formed in 1993, its aim was to mobilise a relatively small group of voters whose main focus was getting Britain out of the European Union. In 2016, the party achieved what its leaders had always dreamed of: a referendum victory for leaving the EU. Since then, however, Ukip has gone through a succession of hapless leaders after the post-referendum departure of Nigel Farage. Now led by Gerard Batten, the party has begun explicitly appealing to far-right figures, such as Tommy Robinson, for advice and support.

Anushka Asthana is joined by the Guardianas political correspondent Peter Walker, who has been observing Ukip for years, from all its eccentricities and chaos, to the more sinister current chapter in the partyas history.

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Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite deserve acclaim, but no female directors is woeful
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:31 GMT
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The Academy consensus has produced two blue-chip frontrunners, but passed over some exceptional films directed by women in the process

aC/Roma and The Favourite vie for glory
aC/Full list of nominations
aC/Guardian film Black Sheep nominated

Once again, the mysterious consensus-accretion of awards season has done its work and the Oscar nomination list has a big showing for Alfonso CuarA3nas magnificent Roma, with 10 nominations a and, notably, just as big a score for criticsa darling and perennial talking point Yorgos Lanthimosas bizarre Restoration comedy The Favourite. This also has 10 nominations, including of course a best actress nomination for Olivia Colman, who this year has become (justly) catapulted to international treasure status. (An upgrade from national to international treasure status might also be due for Richard E Grant, who has a best supporting actor nomination for his venal Brit boozehound in Can You Ever Forgive Me?) These are the prestige products, the blue-chip movies that the Academy hivemind has decided are the headline successes.

As for the snubs, complaining about these has evolved to such an extent in recent years that they have become the punditsa alternative refusenik fantasy league. But the lack of women directors in the best picture and best director lists is woeful, at least partly because they exclude one of the very best films: Debra Granikas superb Leave No Trace. There is also the exclusion of Lynne Ramsayas You Were Never Really Here, her excellent variation on the Taxi Driver theme starring Joaquin Phoenix. Barry Jenkinsas fine If Beale Street Could Talk has been largely overlooked, although I am confident that Regina King will win best supporting actress for her delicate, intelligently judged performance in that movie. Nicole Kidman deserved a shot at an Oscar for her very interesting performance in Destroyer, and Steve McQueenas terrific thriller Widows is turning into this awards seasonas Cinderella, bafflingly excluded from ball after ball. The biggest and most deplorable snub was however that Ari Asteras brilliant scary movie Hereditary received nothing: with a lead performance from the wonderful Toni Collette which could go toe-to-toe with any of the current contenders.

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Guardian film Black Sheep nominated for best short documentary Oscar
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:31:47 GMT
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Ed Perkinsa film about a young black boyas response to a racist gang after he moves out of London is up for an Academy award

Black Sheep, a film commissioned by the Guardian, has been nominated for best short documentary at the 2019 Oscars.

Directed by Ed Perkins, Black Sheep tells the story of Cornelius Walker, a black 11-year-old from London who moves with his family to a housing estate in St Albans after the murder of schoolboy Damilola Taylor in 2000. Walker, the same age as Taylor and of similar background, found himself confronting a gang of local racists and, after first fighting back, went to extraordinary lengths to fit in and gain their friendship.

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Hands off my anecdote! The couple who mine their love-life for laughs
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:08:08 GMT
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When you and your partner are both standups, jokes are a competitive business. But are there any limits? Sarah Keyworth and Catherine Bohart reveal all

aWhen something funny happens to us,a says standup Sarah Keyworth, aitas almost a race to see who can get it on stage first.a But, her girlfriend Catherine Bohart protests: aItas not a fair race becausea|a aI cheat,a Keyworth admits.

This is what happens when two comedians are in a relationship: a custody battle over amusing anecdotes. Bohart sets out her terms: aI think universal rules of dibs should apply. We dibs it or talk about it, then itas based on whoever it suits best.a As a case in point they recall a trip to afternoon tea where a problem with the restaurantas lighting left everybody eating in the dark. aPeople were literally getting their phone torches out because they couldnat see their cake,a remembers Keyworth. aThen we went straight to Sarahas gig and she starts talking about it,a says Bohart, aand itas like: aWhat the hell?! We didnat even discuss that as an option.aa

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'Not cancer or kittens': the 50-year-fight to fund women's refuges | Jane Dudman
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:59:41 GMT
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These radical safe spaces have always sheltered women from domestic abuse. Now they need support more than ever

Since the 1970s, womenas refuges a safe spaces for women fleeing domestic abuse a have played a major role in the struggle for gender equality in the UK.

Run locally, with precarious, hard-fought funding, refuges have been vital in protecting women and children from violence and in getting councils, public services and society more widely to take domestic abuse seriously. It is shocking that two women a week are killed by their partners, but there is greater protection now than in the 1970s. Since 2015, coercive and controlling behaviour has been a criminal offence and on Monday, the governmentas draft domestic abuse bill introduced further measures to tackle an issue that costs an estimated APS66bn a year.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, earns a new title: the Avocado Toast Whisperer
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:28:51 GMT
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The duchess makes the perfect avocado toast, according to a friend. Itas nice to know that modern royals live just like us a|

Name: The Avocado Toast Whisperer.

Age: 37.

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Sharpen up: seven wardrobe hacks from the menswear shows
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:59:07 GMT
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From practical footwear to black leather blazers, hereas how to update your look following the AW19 shows in Paris

There you were thinking that those faithful knits in your wardrobe were background items. On the contrary: the humble jumper proved to be the backbone of the shows, and how you wear yours speaks volumes about your style. The big decision is whether you wear it tight and tucked or long and loose. The former means youare in the Vetements and Acne camp and strikes a care/donat-care-meets-90s-throwback note. The latter says you have a laissez-faire approach and like art galleries a see Loeweas knits, which came beautifully beaded and also featured intarsia. The third way to update your jumper game is to wear one in lieu of a shirt with a suit, as seen at HermA"s. TrA"s chic.

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A bit of ruff: how Danny Dyer went from tinpot wideboy to TV treasure
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:33:43 GMT
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Ten years ago the thought of Dyer fronting a show about the monarchy would have been laughable. Now it might just be the TV highlight of the spring

Imagine if Danny Dyer had made Danny Dyeras Right Royal Family a decade ago. Everyone would have hated it. The thought of 2009-era Dyer a in the midst of a spate of brain-breaking documentaries like Danny Dyeras Deadliest Men, Football Hooligans International and Danny Dyer: I Believe in UFOs a would have been comprehensively depressing.

The thought of the squeaky little cartoon wideboy a star of Malice In Wonderland, donat forget a dressing up like an extra from Wolf Hall, if Wolf Hall had been about people you avoid sitting near on the bus, and larking about would have been too much to take. And yet Danny Dyeras Right Royal Family is out this week, and itas probably going to be one of the highlights of the spring.

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Dying man given bill for tens of thousands of pounds for NHS treatment
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:00:17 GMT
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Doctors say making migrant patients pay for NHS palliative care contravenes the Hippocratic oath

Nasar Ullah Khan is lying in a hospital bed in Birmingham. He is 38 and has weeks, if not days, left to live. Khan, a Pakistani national who came to the UK nine years ago and overstayed his visa, was refused a lifesaving heart transplant just before Christmas because of his ineligibility for free healthcare. Now heas been told that he will be charged before he can receive end-of-life care. He was handed his first invoice for APS16,000 on New Yearas Eve, days after he was told he would probably die within a month. The payment for hospital treatment already received is due at the end of January.

aItas completely gut-wrenching,a says Elizabeth Bates, a Birmingham GP who is working with Doctors of the World. aKnowing that heas been handed bills in his hospital room after heas been given a dreadful diagnosis a| I cannot understand what the philosophy of the people running the hospital is and how they expect that to impact on the clinical staff and on the patient sitting in front of them.a Bates, who has been helping Khan, says refusing to help care for him while he is dying is especially unfeeling. aEverybody is appalled that he might be charged for palliative care. It goes against every professional ethic and our Hippocratic oath. We should be treating people according to need.a

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Weall never see a cross-party deal on Brexit: tribalism runs too deep | Rafael Behr
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:18:06 GMT
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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are too set in their ways to put country before party

Imagination, agility, empathy, diplomacy a all the qualities of an effective negotiator that Theresa May lacks. She was unsuited to the task of getting a good deal in Brussels and now looks incapable of steering a bad deal through parliament. But the prime minister is not without skill. She has an exceptional ability to drain the drama from a crisis, to eke dullness out of an emergency. It is practically a superpower. Only May could make a live broadcast in a drastic breaking-news situation feel as missable as a daytime repeat. As one former Downing Street aide tells it, May has one political technique that she applies to every situation: aShe just grinds you down.a

It seemed inconceivable that May would try to rehabilitate her Brexit plan after it was rejected in the biggest Commons defeat for a sitting government in modern times. MPs on all sides cheered the dealas annihilation, believing that the scale of the shock would jolt the prime minister into a change of course. It has not. May returned to parliament this week looking like an earthquake survivor unable to take in the magnitude of the devastation, pottering numbly around a ruined house, rehanging pictures on half-collapsed walls, perching ornaments on the rubble that was once a mantelpiece.

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The Guardian view on Israelas democracy: killing with impunity, lying without consequence? | Editorial
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:55:29 GMT
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The late Amos Oz was right to say aeven unavoidable occupation is a corrupting occupationa. Israeli voters should heed his words

In the last nine months of 2018, according to the United Nations, Palestinians a many of them children a were killed at the rate of around one a day while taking part in protests along Israelas perimeter fence with Gaza about their right to return to ancestral homes. They included medics and journalists. Most of the dead were unarmed and posed no danger to anyone, with little more than rocks in their hands and slogans on their lips. Yet Israel continued with an immoral and unlawful policy that sees soldiers of its military, which is under democratic civilian control, shoot, gas, shell and kill protesters, including those who pose no credible threat.

Hospitals in Gaza, which already struggle under an Israeli-Egyptian blockade, have been stretched to breaking point in dealing with the flood of patients ferried in from the protests. In its defence, Israelas diplomats cast Hamas, the Islamist militant group that controls Gaza, as terrorists who are organising demonstrations in aa war zonea. It would appear, sadly, that Israel wishes to conduct a war over the airwaves, as well as one on the ground, against the Palestinians. This blatant disregard for Gazan lives and the lack of accountability is underpinned by a politics of resentment and dissembling that has profound repercussions for Israel. If one can kill with impunity, then can one lie without consequence?

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Steve Bell on Theresa Mayas Irish backstop plan a cartoon
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:13:26 GMT
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Netflixas Sex Education is about as British as a high-school prom | Caspar Salmon
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:55:29 GMT
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With its jocks and geeks and beer-pong parties, this teen drama is selling a culturally bland vision of the UK to a US audience

In 2014 the British filmmaker Charlie Lyne released Beyond Clueless, a documentary collage that dissected the various codes of what we know as the teen film, with its jocks and nerds endlessly struggling to find a date for prom. Though Lyne was a little coy in saying so overtly, most of these codes essentially apply to American high schools, with their rigidly structured castes. British teenagers on film usually seem more intent on smashing up some derelict houses to stave off boredom (This Is England), buying their mum a caravan (Sweet Sixteen) or emulating their drug-dealer brother (My Brother the Devil).

Related: Sex Education review a a horny teen comedy a| and so much more

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You might not want to think about older people having sex but they deserve a place in our pop culture | Nayuka Gorrie
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:00:22 GMT
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Society convinces us that older people are irrelevant but television and film can shift this

In the age of online streaming, YouTube and a show for everyone, it seems that there has been a proliferation of shows about older people and ageing.

Related: The ugly truth about ageism: it's a prejudice targeting our future selves

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My patient made racist remarks about me. I decided to do something about it
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:26:34 GMT
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Iave encountered racism since I was a junior doctor. We rarely talk about it, but it hurts like hell and damages the NHS

Every day doctors experience some form of abuse in the NHS yet we rarely talk about it. Thereas lots of evidence of the racism we face: Iave seen it, colleagues have told me about it, and last week I experienced it. This time, however, I decided to do something about it.

I am a GP in Glasgow and one day last week, a patient saw me walk out at reception. They approached the receptionist and said they wanted an appointment but not with an Asian doctor. My receptionist said: aSheas Scottish.a The patient replied: aShe doesnat look Scottisha, to which my receptionist asked: aWhat do Scottish people look like?a I didnat hear the conversation but my receptionist told me about it afterwards.

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Search for Cardiff Cityas Emiliano Sala and missing plane called off for night
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:32:00 GMT
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aC/ Flight from Nantes to Cardiff missing over Channel
aC/ Sala signed for Cardiff for APS15m last Saturday

Emiliano Sala, the Argentinian footballer who signed for Cardiff City last Saturday, was on a private plane that disappeared near the Channel Islands on Monday evening, prompting an extensive search and rescue operation that was suspended at 5pm yesterday, with Guernsey police admitting that the chances of survival are aslima.

The 28-year-old had been travelling from Nantes to Cardiff, after returning to France on the weekend to say goodbye to his former teammates. The French civil aviation authority confirmed that Sala was one of two people on board the small plane a a Piper Malibu a that set off from Nantes at 7.15pm and went missing near the Casquets lighthouse little more than a hour later. There is still no explanation for why the light aircraft disappeared off the radar.

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Russia avoid further Wada sanctions despite missing data deadline
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:07:34 GMT
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aC/ Russia missed deadline by more than a fortnight
aC/ aWe will not be deterred from this missiona says Reedie

Russia has avoided further sanctions from the World Anti-Doping Agency despite missing a 31 December deadline to provide doping data from its Moscow laboratory by more than a fortnight.

However Russia has been warned it faces being banned from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and prohibited from hosting international sporting events if there is any evidence that the lab data a which was retrieved last week a has been tampered with.

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Joe Root tells England players to focus on West Indies and not the Ashes
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:31:24 GMT
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aC/ Captain does not want team to be distracted
aC/ aWe have to look after here and nowa, says Root

Joe Root has ordered his players to forget about jostling for Ashes places as they look to become just the second England team in 51 years to win a Caribbean Test series.

Speaking ahead of Wednesdayas first Test against West Indies at the Kensington Oval, where around 9,000 travelling fans will be in full voice, the message from the England captain was to focus on the present and back up their 3-0 win in Sri Lanka earlier in the winter.

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Fearless esports racers blur lines between games and the real thing | Andy Bull
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:37:57 GMT
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McLaren are investing in sim racing which, they think, could lead to an F1 champion in the next decade

Last Saturday afternoon a 23-year-old Italian called Enzo Bonito won a car race at the Foro Sol in Mexico City, and when he did it, motorsport shifted, just a little bit, towards a strange new future. Bonito was competing in the Race of Champions (RoC), racing head-to-head in a heat against Lucas di Grassi, a 34-year-old who won the Formula E championship just a couple of seasons back. And then, just to prove it wasnat a fluke, Bonito did it again the next day. This time he beat the 2012 Indycar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay. The thing is, Bonito is a sim racer. He learned everything he knows from playing computer games.

aIt wasnat much of a surprise for me at all, if Iam honest,a says Ben Payne, who is the director of esports at McLaren. aBut I know it raises eyebrows for a lot of other people.a McLaren are investing a lot of time, effort and money in esports. Bonito is part of their team, along with Rudy van Buren, who won three races at last yearas RoC, in Riyadh. Van Buren was working as a kitchen salesman when he won McLarenas Worldas Fastest Gamer competition, which earned him a year-long job as their simulator driver. Later this year, Payne says, Van Buren will likely make the switch from being a virtual racing driver to a real racing driver.

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Tottenhamas Dele Alli set to miss at least six weeks with hamstring strain
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:35:25 GMT
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aC/ Forward picked up injury in game against Fulham
aC/ Alli not likely to be back in training until early March

Dele Alli faces a lay-off of at least six weeks, after his worst fears over the severity of the hamstring injury he suffered at Fulham on Sunday were confirmed. Alli stretched as he chased a loose ball into touch in the 86th minute of the game, which Tottenham won 2-1, and when he reached his hand back to grab the hamstring and then stayed down, the situation looked bad.

Mauricio Pochettino said as much afterwards and the manager knew he would be without Alli for a period of games, beginning with the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg at Chelsea on Thursday night. With Harry Kane out until early March with an ankle ligament problem, he simply hoped it would not be too many.

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Petra Kvitova beats home favourite Barty to enter Australian Open last four
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:02:56 GMT
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aC/ Czech secures first Melbourne Park semi-final in seven years
aC/ The world No 6 will play American outsider Danielle Collins

Sentiment counts for little in sport but what there is left in Melbourne this week will be split in the semiafinals between a former champion, Petra Kvitova, and Danielle Collins, a 25-year-old American who had dreams of being a lawyer and has defied all expectations except her own.

The 28-year-old Kvitova, one of the nicest people in tennis, is in her first semi-final here in seven years, after killing Bambi a the hometown favourite, Ashleigh Barty a 6-1, 6-4.

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England call up Jonathan Joseph to Six Nations squad for Portugal trip
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:28:14 GMT
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aC/ Centre in contention to play against Ireland in opener
aC/ No place for Danny Cipriani despite Owen Farrell injury

Jonathan Joseph has been added to Englandas Six Nations squad despite making only one appearance in the past nine months with Eddie Jones opting against adding any fly-half cover for the injured Owen Farrell, dashing Danny Ciprianias hopes of a recall.

Related: Englandas Eddie Jones admits spying on rivals in past a but has no use for it now

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Rise of the TV rules analysts shows the NFL has a problem
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:13 GMT
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Former officials were picking over controversial decisions on Championship Sunday, a sign that things had gone badly awry for the league

Here is one statistic you wonat find in the official game book from Sundayas AFC Championship Game: it took 59 minutes in real time to complete the last eight minutes and 39 seconds of the fourth quarter. All the more time for ad breaks selling pickup trucks and building drama with men who have become central to NFL broadcasts, the arules analysts.a

The Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots combined to score 31 points in that span, but the game was also stopped four times so critical plays could be reviewed by the replay official. The longest stretch came when play grinded to a halt for seven minutes while officials reviewed New England receiver Justin Edelmanas apparent muffed handling of a punt, which the Chiefs, trailing 17-14 at the time, recovered at the New England 28-yard line.

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Drone surveillance spots sharks off Sydney's beaches: 'It's a big one' a video
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:34:09 GMT
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Jason Iggleden, the creator of a new app called Drone Shark, talks to Guardian Australia about why he decided to start simultaneously filming surfers on Sydney's eastern beaches while monitoring for sharks.

The app, which was designed for surfers who want footage of themselves catching waves, is a 'first in the world', says Iggleden. It also reports on surf spots and conditions, and provides drone footage of predators lurking off the beach.

Iggleden believes drones are a more effective and ecological way of keeping surfers and swimmers safe than shark nets, drumlines and helicopter patrols.

If Iggleden spots a shark, he contacts lifeguards, or if it's urgent, uses his own megaphone to shout out to surfers.


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Police to interview man after digger smashed into new hotel
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:58:17 GMT
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Reception area of Liverpool hotel was destroyed reportedly because of dispute over wages

A man is to be interviewed by detectives after a digger was used to destroy the reception area of a new Travelodge hotel in Liverpool on the day building was due to be completed.

Footage shared on social media showed the vehicle repeatedly smashing into the hotel in Liverpool Innovation Park.

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Two Met officers under criminal investigation over shooting
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:40:34 GMT
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Pair each fired a single shot during police operation in Wimbledon in December

Two police officers have been placed under criminal investigation over the shooting of a robbery suspect in south-west London, the Guardian has learned.

The firearms officers each fired a single shot as Scotland Yardas flying squad staged a planned operation to thwart a heist in Wimbledon in December last year. A 23-year-old man was wounded in the incident.

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Glasgow hospital design to be reviewed after pigeon infections
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:32:24 GMT
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Cryptococcus confirmed as contributing to childas death at Queen Elizabeth hospital

An infection linked to pigeon droppings was a acontributing factora in the death of a child at Glasgowas flagship Queen Elizabeth University hospital, the Scottish health secretary, Jeane Freeman, has confirmed.

Freeman made the announcement as she ordered a review of the design of the hospital following the deaths of two patients last month who had both been infected. The other was an elderly patient who she said had died from an unrelated cause.

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Teenager killed herself after changes at mental care home, inquest told
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:31:17 GMT
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Sophie Bennett was aupset at prospect of leaving facilitya, which was criticised by CQC

A teenager took her own life at a mental health care home after the charity in charge laid off external therapists, employed unqualified staff and turned it into a aboot campa, an inquest has heard.

In May 2016 Sophie Bennett, 19, from Tooting, south-west London, killed herself in a bathroom at Lancaster Lodge in Richmond, west London, a facility that helps people with mental illnesses transition back to normal life, an inquest jury at West London coroneras court was told.

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Father accused of plotting acid attack on three-year-old son
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:33:19 GMT
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Incident in Worcester was ploy to make estranged wife look a bad mother, court told

A husband plotted a acowardlya acid attack on his three-year-old son in an attempt to manufacture evidence that his estranged wife was a bad mother, a court has heard.

The 40-year-old taxi driver, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is accused of conspiring with six others to carry out the attack on his own child.

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UK pay growth surges as employment hits record high
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:24:29 GMT
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Average weekly earnings were up by 3.4% in November a the biggest rise since July 2008

The spending power of British workers increased to its highest level in two years in November following the biggest rise in real pay since September 2016.

Average weekly earnings, excluding bonuses, rose by 3.3% on the year, the biggest increase since 2008 and well ahead of inflation, which fell to 2.3% in November.

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Tourist numbers to the UK down while global figures continue to rise
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:00:57 GMT
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A decrease in visitors coming to Britain and a fall in spending are in stark contrast to a worldwide increase in international arrivals, according to UN data

The number of people visiting the UK on holiday fell in 2018. This was contrary to predictions and bucked the global travel trend, which saw worldwide international arrivals increase 6% year on year. The figure for worldwide arrivals has reached 1.4 bn, two years earlier than expected, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). In contrast, the UK saw a decline of 5.3% in overseas tourists and a 2.3% fall in spending, despite earlier suggestions that a record year in 2017 would continue into 2018.

The drop in inbound tourism to the UK has been attributed to a fall in interest among Europeans, who account for two-thirds of overseas visitors. Research by VisitBritain showed that interest in visiting the UK since the Brexit referendum fell from 76% in August 2016 to 69% in autumn 2018.

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Pollution at fracking protest site rises despite lack of fracking
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:58:14 GMT
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Lorries, demonstrators and police drive up air pollution in Kirby Misperton, study finds

A shale gas companyas lorries, police vehicles and protestersa wood fires have combined to drive up air pollution levels near a gas well in the north of England, despite fracking failing to get started at the site.

Operations at the Kirby Misperton well in North Yorkshire have been delayed after the operator Third Energy ran into financial problems, but the projectas local pollution impact has been revealed by government-backed research.

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'Golden visa' schemes pose risk to EU security, Brussels to say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:40:03 GMT
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European commission is expected to sound alarm on their use to attract wealthy

Brussels is to warn EU member states that the agolden visaa schemes used by Britain and others to attract the wealthy have exposed the continent to corruption and organised crime.

A report from the the European commission, expected to be published on Wednesday, claims the schemes designed to encourage the super-rich to invest in return for residency rights or citizenship pose a danger to the continentas security.

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Donald Trump defends students over confrontation with Native American
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:03:41 GMT
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  • Kentucky high schoolers ahave become symbols of fake newsa
  • Standoff with Omaha elder could abring people togethera

Donald Trump has defended the high school students who were filmed apparently confronting a Native American activist and military veteran. In a tweet on Tuesday, the president said the students ahave become symbols of fake newsa. He also suggested the students will use their experience ato bring people togethera.

Related: New video sheds more light on students' confrontation with Native American

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Mnangagwa promises investigation of brutal Zimbabwe crackdown
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:32:28 GMT
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Security forces apparently targeted opposition and union officials during fuel protests

Zimbabweas president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has called for anational dialoguea and promised an investigation into widespread violence by security forces in recent days, after cutting short an overseas trip.

The brutal crackdown followed protests last week against the doubling of the fuel price, which led to rioting and sporadic looting.

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DNA study debunks Rudolf Hess impostor theory
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:05:57 GMT
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Comparison of samples from inmate Spandau #7 and Hess relative finds a match

A longstanding conspiracy theory that the Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess was replaced by a doppelganger in prison has been debunked.

For years, there were rumours that the prisoner known as Spandau #7 at the Berlin jail was an impostor substituted in to take the place of the deputy FA1/4hrer of the Third Reich.

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Drunk man tried to hijack Moscow-bound jet, say Russian police
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:41:48 GMT
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Passenger arrested after he forced pilots to divert plane, sparking terror alert

A drunk passenger who attempted to hijack a Moscow-bound plane has been arrested, Russian officials have said.

The Aeroflot flight from the Siberian city of Surgut suddenly made a 180-degree turn after take-off on Tuesday, sparking concerns of possible terrorism.

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Los Angeles teachers reach tentative deal to end strike
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:13:29 GMT
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  • Union leader expects teachers approve deal on Tuesday
  • Educators struck on 14 January for first time in 30 years

Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union reached a tentative deal on Tuesday that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nationas second-largest district, officials said.

Mayor Eric Garcetti, accompanied by leaders of United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District, announced the agreement at City Hall a few hours after a 21-hour bargaining session ended before dawn.

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France and Germany provoke populist anger over 'friendship pact'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:34:20 GMT
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Macron and Merkel sign update to 1963 AlysA(c)e treaty to restate commitment to EU

France and Germany have renewed their vows of postwar friendship, aiming to show that the traditional engine powering the EU project is still strong, but drawing strong criticism from nationalist and populist parties advancing across the continent.

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, and German chancellor, Angela Merkel, signed the 16-page update to the 1963 ElysA(c)e treaty on Tuesday in the German border city of Aachen, the residence of Charlemagne, the afather of Europea who managed to unite much of the western part of the continent in the ninth century.

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Mexico's murder rate broke new record in 2018 as drug war drags on
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:41:08 GMT
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Figures show 28,816 homicides, a 15% increase over the previous year, attributed to drug war and other illegal markets

Mexicoas murder rate broke a new record in 2018 as the countryas drug war dragged on and criminal groups fought for control of an increasingly diversified range of illegal activities.

Related: Mexico maelstrom: how the drug violence got so bad

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National Portrait Gallery to face new direction with revamp
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:07:25 GMT
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Redeveloped entrance will point towards Soho, despite wishes of a Victorian donor

The National Portrait Gallery is to get a new main entrance more than a century after a rich donor insisted it should not point north towards the filth of Soho and Covent Garden.

The entrance is part of a APS35.5m redevelopment that is intended to make the gallery more welcoming and less crowded, and to better display contemporary crowd-pleasers such as Sam Taylor-Johnsonas video of David Beckham sleeping.

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Trevor Noah: 'The toughest thing to combat is our bias'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:15:02 GMT
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Late-night hosts examined the videos of students appearing to confront a Native American veteran and Trumpas shutdown offer

On Martin Luther King Day, late-night hosts examined the first amendment, Donald Trumpas shutdown offer and unfair comparisons to the civil rights leader.

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Beatrice Gibson aA can kids, disco and poetry fix the world's turmoil?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:05:44 GMT
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Camden Arts Centre, London
From panic attacks and political chaos to a letter to the unborn, video artist Gibsonas intense films present a kaleidoscope of our fears a while her six-year-old offers a live aafternoon of mayhema

Itas rush hour, and Beatrice Gibson is having a panic attack in a packed carriage on the London underground. The train stops suddenly in the tunnel. aI canat breathe,a she says. Cascading images fill the screen, in a flickering montage of ecological doom, refugee boats overturning, Grenfell Tower burning, tumult on the streets, Brexit, Donald Trump a| the daily kaleidoscope of our fears. She can feel her body, but it is as if the skin has gone, she says. Racing thoughts of disaster erupt from within, interspersed with more homely thoughts. Family footage of kids playing on the beach and in the bath, domestic life; even the reassurance of the familiar feels under threat.

So begins I Hope Iam Loud When Iam Dead, one of two new films by Gibson at Camden Arts Centre, London. Both are dense, sometimes disorientating and disjunctive, packed with words, images, poetry and song. Titled after a poem by CAConrad, I Hope Iam Loud repeatedly turns from the apocalyptic to the intimate. Like Gibson on the underground, Iam hanging on in here, not knowing how much the details matter, or which matter, as we swerve from one scene to the next, from one voice to another. These are the worldas mixed messages. A single viewing is not enough.

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Back to the art cave! Inside Switzerland's magical new gallery
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:06:41 GMT
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With its grottos, stalactites and walls blasted from rock, the Muzeum Susch is like a Bond villainas secret lair. Our writer steps inside this geological marvel

Pebbles from a nearby riverbed form a chunky cobbled floor in the entrance to the new Muzeum Susch in Switzerland, as if a tributary once flowed through the building. Maybe it still does. The sound of dripping water can be heard coming from the end of a corridor, where a shiny trickle snakes down a bare rock face. There are other strange things going on. Peer through one opening and you find a gnarled column of earth plunging down into the basement, as if itas the remains of an archaeological dig. Another passage is encrusted with viscous white goo, forming stringy stalactites that lead to a curious cave downstairs.

In this beguiling new gallery in the Engadin valley, it is hard to tell where nature ends and artifice begins. It is located on the site of a 12th-century monastery, in a rambling complex of buildings that formerly housed a vicarage, hospice and brewery, and the young architects Chasper Schmidlin and Lukas Voellmy have concocted a magical place where the historic fabric, contemporary art and the raw geology of the landscape collide.

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Singer Chris Brown arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:34:09 GMT
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American R&B artist in custody with two others after woman files complaint

The American singer Chris Brown and two other people have been taken into custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint.

Brown was detained on Monday on suspicion of aggravated rape and drug infractions, a French judicial official said. Investigators have two days to decide whether to let him go or file preliminary charges.

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Donald Trump defends students over confrontation with Native American
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:03:41 GMT
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  • Kentucky high schoolers ahave become symbols of fake newsa
  • Standoff with Omaha elder could abring people togethera

Donald Trump has defended the high school students who were filmed apparently confronting a Native American activist and military veteran. In a tweet on Tuesday, the president said the students ahave become symbols of fake newsa. He also suggested the students will use their experience ato bring people togethera.

Related: New video sheds more light on students' confrontation with Native American

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Voters prefer seven top Democrats to Trump in 2020 race, survey finds a live
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:05:41 GMT
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Trump trails Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto OaRourke, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand

Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham said some of the the high school students who were filmed apparently confronting a Native American activist and military veteran in a video that went viral this weekend will be meeting with Donald Trump at the White House aas early as tomorrow.a

EXCLUSIVE on the new #LauraIngrahamPodcast a the Covington Catholic students threatened by the leftist internet mob will be meeting with @realDonaldTrump at the White House as early as tomorrow. @iTunes @PodcastOne

Related: Donald Trump defends students over confrontation with Native American

Itas nearly 2pm on the east coast, where senators have just met in Washington DC to discuss a potential end to the shutdown. The government has now been partially closed for a record-breaking 32 days.

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No-deal Brexit would mean hard Irish border, EU confirms
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:56:38 GMT
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Spokesman says it is apretty obviousa border controls would be needed in this scenario

The EU has injected further pressure into the Brexit talks by confirming it will enforce a hard border on the island of Ireland in the event of a no-deal outcome, despite the risk this would pose to peace.

In comments that proved highly uncomfortable for Dublin, Jean-Claude Junckeras chief spokesman told reporters in Brussels it was apretty obviousa border infrastructure would be necessary if the UK were to leave without an agreement.

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Wayne Rooney spoke 'broken English' at time of arrest, says police report
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:04:22 GMT
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The former England captain Wayne Rooney was speaking abroken Englisha when he was arrested for public intoxication and swearing at a Washington DC airport last month, it has emerged.

Deadspin obtained the incident report from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, and published the details on Tuesday. According to the report, the arresting officer was dispatched after receiving a report of a person trying to go through a secure door.

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State secrets were on US man during Russia arrest, says his lawyer
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:05:06 GMT
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Paul Whelan, ex-marine accused of spying, may have been unaware of possession

A Russian lawyer for Paul Whelan, the US citizen accused of spying on Russia, has said his client was carrying state secrets when he was arrested in Moscow but may not have realised it.

Whelan, an ex-marine, has been accused of an unspecified aact of espionagea, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

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Shutdown has ahindereda FBIas ability to conduct operations, union says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:47:56 GMT
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FBI Agents Association president demanded FBI be fully funded as Senate Republicans released legislation to meet Trumpas offer

A union representing FBI agents warned on Tuesday that the partial federal government shutdown has ahindereda the bureauas ability to conduct operations and pursue investigations. Thousands of union members are among hundreds of thousands of federal workers and contractors now without pay for a fifth week.

Related: Shutdown: Trump 'amnesty' hint angers right and fails to draw Democrats

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Los Angeles teachers reach tentative deal to end strike
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:13:29 GMT
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  • Mayor Eric Garcetti says agreement yet to be ratified
  • Educators struck on 14 January for first time in 30 years

Contentious contract negotiations have resulted in a tentative deal between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow striking educators to return to classrooms on Wednesday.

Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles announced the deal on Tuesday. He said it requires the approval of the teachers and the board of education.

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Singer Chris Brown arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:34:09 GMT
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American R&B artist in custody with two others after woman files complaint

The American singer Chris Brown and two other people have been taken into custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint.

Brown was detained on Monday on suspicion of aggravated rape and drug infractions, a French judicial official said. Investigators have two days to decide whether to let him go or file preliminary charges.

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Americansa climate change concerns surge to record levels, poll shows
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:45:48 GMT
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Total of 72% polled now say global warming is personally important to them, Yale said, as 73% accept it is happening

Americansa concerns about climate change have surged to record levels, new polling shows, following a year marked by devastating storms, wildfires and increasingly dire warnings from scientists.

Related: Greenland's ice melting faster than scientists previously thought a study

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DNA study debunks Rudolf Hess impostor theory
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:05:57 GMT
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Comparison of samples from inmate Spandau #7 and Hess relative finds a match

A longstanding conspiracy theory that the Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess was replaced by a doppelganger in prison has been debunked.

For years, there were rumours that the prisoner known as Spandau #7 at the Berlin jail was an impostor substituted in to take the place of the deputy FA1/4hrer of the Third Reich.

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Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite deserve acclaim, but no female directors is woeful
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:31 GMT
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The Academy consensus has produced two blue-chip frontrunners, but passed over some exceptional films directed by women in the process

aC/Roma and The Favourite vie for glory
aC/Full list of nominations
aC/Guardian film Black Sheep nominated

Once again, the mysterious consensus-accretion of awards season has done its work and the Oscar nomination list has a big showing for Alfonso CuarA3nas magnificent Roma, with 10 nominations a and, notably, just as big a score for criticsa darling and perennial talking point Yorgos Lanthimosas bizarre Restoration comedy The Favourite. This also has 10 nominations, including of course a best actress nomination for Olivia Colman, who this year has become (justly) catapulted to international treasure status. (An upgrade from national to international treasure status might also be due for Richard E Grant, who has a best supporting actor nomination for his venal Brit boozehound in Can You Ever Forgive Me?) These are the prestige products, the blue-chip movies that the Academy hivemind has decided are the headline successes.

As for the snubs, complaining about these has evolved to such an extent in recent years that they have become the punditsa alternative refusenik fantasy league. But the lack of women directors in the best picture and best director lists is woeful, at least partly because they exclude one of the very best films: Debra Granikas superb Leave No Trace. There is also the exclusion of Lynne Ramsayas You Were Never Really Here, her excellent variation on the Taxi Driver theme starring Joaquin Phoenix. Barry Jenkinsas fine If Beale Street Could Talk has been largely overlooked, although I am confident that Regina King will win best supporting actress for her delicate, intelligently judged performance in that movie. Nicole Kidman deserved a shot at an Oscar for her very interesting performance in Destroyer, and Steve McQueenas terrific thriller Widows is turning into this awards seasonas Cinderella, bafflingly excluded from ball after ball. The biggest and most deplorable snub was however that Ari Asteras brilliant scary movie Hereditary received nothing: with a lead performance from the wonderful Toni Collette which could go toe-to-toe with any of the current contenders.

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The new eliteas phoney crusade to save the world a without changing anything
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:00:10 GMT
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Todayas titans of tech and finance want to solve the worldas problems, as long as the solutions never, ever threaten their own wealth and power. By Anand Giridharadas

A successful society is a progress machine. It takes in the raw material of innovations and produces broad human advancement. Americaas machine is broken. The same could be said of others around the world. And now many of the people who broke the progress machine are trying to sell us their services as repairmen.

When the fruits of change have fallen on the US in recent decades, the very fortunate have basketed almost all of them. For instance, the average pretax income of the top 10th of Americans has doubled since 1980, that of the top 1% has more than tripled, and that of the top 0.001% has risen more than sevenfold a even as the average pretax income of the bottom half of Americans has stayed almost precisely the same. These familiar figures amount to three-and-a-half decadesa worth of wondrous, head-spinning change with zero impact on the average pay of 117 million Americans. Globally, over the same period, according to the World Inequality Report, the top 1% captured 27% of new income, while the bottom half of humanity a presently, more than 3 billion people a saw 12% of it.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, earns a new title: the Avocado Toast Whisperer
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:28:51 GMT
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The duchess makes the perfect avocado toast, according to a friend. Itas nice to know that modern royals live just like us a|

Name: The Avocado Toast Whisperer.

Age: 37.

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How a 57-hour Donkey Kong game struck a blow against online toxicity | Tom Hawking
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 04:12:06 GMT
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Harry Brewis raised $340,000 for a UK trans group and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared in a Twitch stream that was an antidote to the worst of gaming culture

One of the defining features of politics in the 21st century has been the way online cultural phenomena can cross over into the areala world.

Unfortunately, perhaps because the internet seems to bring out the worst in people, those phenomena have largely been, well, awful.

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A day with the men about to make it across the US border a at any cost
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:16:10 GMT
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Central American migrants escaping poverty and violence in their hometowns find crossing legally is a slow and difficult process

At the age of 14, Jonathan Levit was given an order by the infamously brutal Mara Salvatrucha gang in the northern Honduran city of Tela: to kill a friend he had known throughout childhood a alike a brother, all my lifea.

Jonathan had, like almost every child in Telaas terrifying barrio of Colonia 15 de Septiembre, grown up in the gangas shadow; there was no avoiding it, especially if you were partial to a smoke, as he was. And now the time had come for him to execute aa missiona for what is also called MS-13 a the gang which, Jonathan says, adoesnat just run Colonia 15, they almost run Hondurasa.

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Guardian film Black Sheep nominated for best short documentary Oscar
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:31:47 GMT
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Ed Perkinsa film about a young black boyas response to a racist gang after he moves out of London is up for an Academy award

Black Sheep, a film commissioned by the Guardian, has been nominated for best short documentary at the 2019 Oscars.

Directed by Ed Perkins, Black Sheep tells the story of Cornelius Walker, a black 11-year-old from London who moves with his family to a housing estate in St Albans after the murder of schoolboy Damilola Taylor in 2000. Walker, the same age as Taylor and of similar background, found himself confronting a gang of local racists and, after first fighting back, went to extraordinary lengths to fit in and gain their friendship.

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Why US rightwing populists and their global allies disagree over Big Tech | Evgeny Morozov
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:00:14 GMT
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The American wing of the movement sees big tech as a target of attack while populists in the rest of the world see it as their best chance of escaping intellectual hegemony

The emerging global movement of rightwing populists is guilty of many things but ideological incoherence in choosing their enemies is generally not one of them. Whether it is Steve Bannon bashing Pope Francis, Matteo Salvini attacking the ado-goodersa in humanitarian NGOs or Marine Le Pen venting against the dull technocrats in Brussels, the populists go after a predictable, well-calculated set of targets. If anyone chooses their enemies well, itas them.

But thereas one issue on which thereas no agreement between American rightwing populists and their peers in the rest of the world: what to make of Silicon Valley. On the one hand, its services and platforms have been a boon to the populists everywhere, greatly boosting their audience numbers and allowing them to target potential voters with highly personalized messages; the Cambridge Analytica fiasco has made it quite clear. Today, upstart and new rightwing parties like Spainas Vox instinctively understand the primacy of digital battles; Vox already leads all other Spanish parties in terms of Instagram followers.

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A year ago I was raped. Hereas what I have learned | Anonymous
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:15 GMT
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Since the attack I have experienced an astonishing concoction of trauma, pain and grief. Life is hard, but it goes on

On a grey autumn evening in London just over a year ago, I went out for drinks with a friend to celebrate a new job. Eight hours later I was raped by somebody Iad never met before.

My assault happened in late 2017, when the #MeToo movement was still fresh and gaining momentum every day; I felt lucky for this. (Lucky in the way you might feel if youad escaped a house fire, thinking you were alone, only to find that the people next door had escaped a house fire too.) In the state of shock that followed, which lasted for several months, I became obsessed with this new wave of feminism.

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The Guardian view on Israelas democracy: killing with impunity, lying without consequence? | Editorial
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:55:29 GMT
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The late Amos Oz was right to say aeven unavoidable occupation is a corrupting occupationa. Israeli voters should heed his words

In the last nine months of 2018, according to the United Nations, Palestinians a many of them children a were killed at the rate of around one a day while taking part in protests along Israelas perimeter fence with Gaza about their right to return to ancestral homes. They included medics and journalists. Most of the dead were unarmed and posed no danger to anyone, with little more than rocks in their hands and slogans on their lips. Yet Israel continued with an immoral and unlawful policy that sees soldiers of its military, which is under democratic civilian control, shoot, gas, shell and kill protesters, including those who pose no credible threat.

Hospitals in Gaza, which already struggle under an Israeli-Egyptian blockade, have been stretched to breaking point in dealing with the flood of patients ferried in from the protests. In its defence, Israelas diplomats cast Hamas, the Islamist militant group that controls Gaza, as terrorists who are organising demonstrations in aa war zonea. It would appear, sadly, that Israel wishes to conduct a war over the airwaves, as well as one on the ground, against the Palestinians. This blatant disregard for Gazan lives and the lack of accountability is underpinned by a politics of resentment and dissembling that has profound repercussions for Israel. If one can kill with impunity, then can one lie without consequence?

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Why are we relying on tech overlords like Microsoft for affordable housing? | Shaun Scott
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:25:54 GMT
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Microsoft is pledging $500m for housing in Seattle, but that plan isnat as generous as it looks

Like many major metropolitan areas, Seattle is currently mired in what writer and housing activist Laura Bernstein has described as aa dual crisis of climate and affordabilitya. A lack of affordable housing near industry has led to carbon-intensive sprawl a think of all those commuting cars a and economic distress among Seattleites. So, last Wednesday, when Microsoft announced a plan to dedicate $500m towards alleviating the affordable housing crisis in the area, one might have been forgiven for thinking it was an entirely good thing.

Related: Think the giants of Silicon Valley have your best interests at heart? Think again | John Naughton

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Macron and Merkel are trying to safeguard Europe, not dominate it | Simon Tisdall
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:07:24 GMT
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For all its undoubted flaws, a new friendship treaty sees a bigger picture that is lost on Britainas small-minded leaders

It is tempting to indulge in some typical British lip-curling over the grand-sounding Treaty of Franco-German Cooperation and Integration signed on Tuesday by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron in Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle in French), capital of Charlemagneas lost but not forgotten ninth-century European empire.

The pact, reaffirming the 1963 AlysA(c)e treaty that set the two countries on the path to post-war reconciliation, is intended to reassert the centrality of the Franco-German partnership in a splintering Europe beset by resurgent nationalism, rightwing populism and Brexit. Cynics will say it is also an attempt to reassert the fading relevance of Merkel and Macron.

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Only empathy can break the cycle of violence in Israel-Palestine | Simon Baron-Cohen
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:00:09 GMT
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Iave spent my career studying empathy. Itas a vital first step in conflicts where both sides have dehumanised each other

Empathy is all about imagining other minds, appreciating that different people have different perspectives, and responding to their thoughts and feelings with an appropriate emotion. After a career studying autism and the nature of empathy, I see empathy as one of our most valuable natural resources. It has particular promise as an approach to conflict resolution, one that has advantages over viewing a problem through a chiefly military, economic or legal lens.

We can see this if we look at the Israel-Palestine conflict, where both communities have different views of the same historic period, both claim the same piece of land and both have valid emotional reactions to the conflict that must be acknowledged. I am not an expert in that dispute nor so naive to believe that there is a single, simple solution to it. But I do believe empathy can help.

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How Ukip embraced the far right
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:00:05 GMT
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With Brexit talks stalled and some of its supporters pushing a betrayal narrative, the Guardianas Peter Walker charts how Ukip has begun rising in the polls again. But how did the party come to fully embrace the far right in Britain? And do its supporters know how extreme it has become? Plus: Helen Pidd on what young voters in Bolsover make of the Brexit deal paralysis

When the UK Independence party was first formed in 1993, its aim was to mobilise a relatively small group of voters whose main focus was getting Britain out of the European Union. In 2016, the party achieved what its leaders had always dreamed of: a referendum victory for leaving the EU. Since then, however, Ukip has gone through a succession of hapless leaders after the post-referendum departure of Nigel Farage. Now led by Gerard Batten, the party has begun explicitly appealing to far-right figures, such as Tommy Robinson, for advice and support.

Anushka Asthana is joined by the Guardianas political correspondent Peter Walker, who has been observing Ukip for years, from all its eccentricities and chaos, to the more sinister current chapter in the partyas history.

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Rise of the TV rules analysts shows the NFL has a problem
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:13 GMT
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Former officials were picking over controversial decisions on Championship Sunday, a sign that things had gone badly awry for the league

Here is one statistic you wonat find in the official game book from Sundayas AFC Championship Game: it took 59 minutes in real time to complete the last eight minutes and 39 seconds of the fourth quarter. All the more time for ad breaks selling pickup trucks and building drama with men who have become central to NFL broadcasts, the arules analysts.a

The Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots combined to score 31 points in that span, but the game was also stopped four times so critical plays could be reviewed by the replay official. The longest stretch came when play grinded to a halt for seven minutes while officials reviewed New England receiver Justin Edelmanas apparent muffed handling of a punt, which the Chiefs, trailing 17-14 at the time, recovered at the New England 28-yard line.

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NFL investigates reports of laser pointed at Tom Brady during Chiefs game
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:34:05 GMT
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  • Incident appears to have occurred just before interception
  • Patriots won game to reach next monthas Super Bowl LIII

The NFL is looking into reports that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was targeted with a laser pointer during his teamas victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

Related: Tom Brady was already the greatest QB of all time a now he's just rubbing it in

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Danielle Collins continues Australian Open run to reach semi-finals
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:09:25 GMT
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  • American beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in three sets
  • Collins reaches her first grand slam semi-final in Melbourne

Danielle Collins continued her remarkable grand slam breakthrough by defeating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach her first semi-final at the Australian Open.

The 25-year-old American arrived at Melbourne Park having never won a match in the main draw of a slam but recovered from a set down to win 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 in two hours and 16 minutes.

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Search for Cardiff Cityas Emiliano Sala and missing plane called off for night
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:32:00 GMT
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aC/ Flight from Nantes to Cardiff missing over Channel
aC/ Sala signed for Cardiff for APS15m last Saturday

The search for Emiliano Sala, the Argentinian footballer who signed for Cardiff City last Saturday, has been called off for the night after a private plane carrying him disappeared near the Channel Islands.

The French civil aviation authority confirmed Sala was one of two people on board a small plane travelling from Nantes to Cardiff that went missing near the Casquets lighthouse on Monday evening.

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How did Barcelona end up signing Kevin-Prince Boateng? | Sid Lowe
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:48:27 GMT
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The arrival of the former Milan forward makes some sense, but also hints at a certain improvisation in BarASSaas planning

Barcelonaas latest signing is football royalty, just not the way they expected. Late on Monday night, in the club store just across the concourse from the Camp Nou, closed to the public, he stood smiling and holding up his new shirt: aPrince, 19a. From Hertha to Tottenham, from Dortmund to Portsmouth and, five clubs and nine years later, from Sassuolo to Barcelona, Kevin-Prince Boatengas 10th club is the biggest of them all. It was also the biggest surprise; their new centre-forward comes from leftfield, unforeseen by anyone.

Boateng described this as a huge aopportunitya. It is one he did not expect, echoes of the day that his agent told him he was going to Milan and Boateng thought he was joking. Some in Spain reacted similarly when the news broke with the deal already done. Boateng joins on loan, with an a!8m optional purchase clause in the summer. The headlines in the Catalan papers came with exclamation marks. Boateng, the ahidden optiona, athe surprisea, ran the front pages.

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Rafael Nadal beats Frances Tiafoe in Australian Open quarter-final a as it happened
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:26:34 GMT
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Rafael Nadal marched into the semi-finals with a crushing defeat of the young American Frances Tiafoe and is yet to lose a set in the tournament

From the Press Association:

Rafael Nadal reached his 30th grand slam semi-final with a crushing victory over Frances Tiafoe at the Australian Open.

And with that, Iam gone. Itas been a blast. Bye!

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Marc Skinner: aOrlando Pride are mesmerising. Itas a different levela
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:13 GMT
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After leaving his beloved Birmingham, the young manager is relishing working with global stars such as Marta and Morgan

aI asked the guys if I could just spend a little bit of time in the middle of the pitch to visualise what the players go through.a

Standing in front of 25,500 purple seats, the new Orlando Pride manager Marc Skinner paused to drink it all in. It is a world away from Solihull Moorsa 3,050acapacity Damson Park, where his former club, Birmingham City women, ply their trade.

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Trevor Noah: 'The toughest thing to combat is our bias'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:15:02 GMT
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Late-night hosts examined the videos of students appearing to confront a Native American veteran and Trumpas shutdown offer

On Martin Luther King Day, late-night hosts examined the first amendment, Donald Trumpas shutdown offer and unfair comparisons to the civil rights leader.

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New Abba music postponed again, to 'second half of 2019'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:55:45 GMT
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A representative for the group says there will be ano release before the summera of their first new music in 35 years

Abba fans will have to wait a little longer for the groupas first new music in 35 years, with the release now scheduled for the second half of 2019.

In April last year, it was announced that the superstar pop quartet had reconvened in the studio for the first time since their split in 1983, as they prepared a tour in which their music will be performed by virtual reality avatars. aIt was like time had stood still and we had only been away on a short holiday,a they said in a statement. aAn extremely joyful experience!a

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The Other Two: could this be 2019's funniest new TV show?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:12 GMT
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The rise of a Justin Bieber-esque star has unexpected consequences for his two less successful siblings in this hilarious new series

Iam not exactly sure why, but weare currently experiencing a smattering of sitcoms about people left behind by fame. YouTube Premium recently launched Adam Pallyas new show Champaign Ill, about a rap entourage forced back to normality after the sudden death of their meal ticket. And now Comedy Central has The Other Two, about a pair of siblings struggling to cope with the fact that their 13-year-old brother has become a Bieber-sized pop sensation.

Related: Schitt's Creek: the funniest sitcom you're (probably) not watching

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PTSD and pervy Muppets: Kimmy Schmidtas finale pushes the reset button on satire
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:58:59 GMT
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Titus gets dragged into the Timeas Up movement, thereas blackmail and Ronan Farrow, too a Tina Feyas comedy ups its silly stakes until the bitter end

I have spent the week watching a show in which a victim of childhood abuse tries to cope with her PTSD, while her gay flatmate wrestles over whether to sacrifice his career in order to out a high-profile sexual abuser. That sounds grim; youare probably imagining some greyscale Channel 4 drama with Sarah Lancashire set in an apprehensive quarry. Actually, itas the final six episodes of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (available from Fri, Netflix), the silliest, most colourful, best-written show on TV.

Since the showas first episode, when the titular Kimmy was rescued from a bunker where she has been held captive for 15 years, creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock have tried to take TV comedy to places it has never gone before. And by comedy, I donat mean a show that gets called a comedy because it happens to be 22 minutes long, but when you start watching itas just Hannah Gadsby delivering incurable illness diagnoses at a childrenas hospital a thereas barely a line spoken in Schmidt that doesnat have at least three jokes in it. I watch with subtitles on so I donat miss a throwaway moment, such as when the vain Jacqueline responds to the discovery that athese millennials like us old broadsa by adding aand us young narrowsa.

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'It's something very precious': painting oceans to showcase climate change
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:00:13 GMT
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As part of a 20-year-project, artist Danielle Eubank is travelling the world to paint every ocean to show the damaging effects humanity is having on the environment

When the American artist Danielle Eubank visited the Indian Ocean in Mozambique, she was taken back by the garbage. aThereas pollution everywhere, in the water, on the beach, baby strollers and plastic mats, plastic bags, plastic bottles,a she said. aTheyare everywhere.a

The artist has painted roughly 200 bodies of water in 22 countries, from the Arctic to the Mediterranean, for her 20-year project One Artist Five Oceans. The goal is to raise awareness about ocean pollution and climate change.

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Jair Bolsonaro says he will aopen upa Brazilas economy in pro-business speech at Davos a video
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:16:50 GMT
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Brazilas rightwing president Jair Bolsonaro causes alarm among environmentalists after stressing thatprotecting his countryas unique ecosystemhas to be consistent with economic growth. His brief speech to the World Economic Forum outlines a tax-cutting, privatisation agenda. Bolsonaro pledges to bring about economic change, saying that by the end of his term Brazil will be ain the ranking of the 50 best countries to do business witha


Jair Bolsonaro alarms environmental activists with pro-business speech

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Supreme court allows Trump trans military limit to be enforced
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:11:58 GMT
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Court voted 5-4 in favor of issuing a stay on efforts to block a plan to restrict trans peopleas ability to serve in the military

The supreme court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to limit transgender people from serving in the military while the legality of such a plan continues to be debated in lower courts.

The court voted 5-4 in favor of issuing a stay on efforts to block a plan to restrict transgender peopleas ability to serve, meaning the plan can be implemented.

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Joni Ernst says she turned down chance to be Donald Trump's vice-president
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:14:36 GMT
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The Iowa senator Joni Ernst has stated she turned down the opportunity to be Donald Trumpas vice-president because she believed her husband Gail ahated any successes I havea.

In an affidavit filed as part of divorce proceedings with her husband of 26 years, Ernst states: ain the summer of 2016, I was interviewed by Candidate Trump to be vice president of the United States. I turned Candidate Trump down, knowing it wasnat the right thing for me or my family.

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Adam Moss bids farewell to New York magazine a but he's not done playing yet
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:00:09 GMT
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Moss, who is stepping down after 15 years as editor, reflects on the achild-like wondera of journalism, publishing against the grain and, of course, Trump

In December 2013 David Carr, the revered media columnist, defined in five words the unmistakable, intimate New York sensibility of one of the cityas cultural behemoths, New York magazine. He called it alippy, smart and regally provinciala.

When Carras phrase is read back to the individual who, more than any other, has honed that voice over the last 15 years, it elicits a lippy chuckle. aRegally provincial, what does that mean?a

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Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe, the brain behind The Ordinary brand, dies aged 40
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:39:18 GMT
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Companyas acting CEO says staff are aheartbrokena following loss of founder, which comes months after he was removed from his role

Brandon Truaxe, the founder and former CEO of cosmetic skincare company Deciem, which is behind the cult brand The Ordinary, has died at 40.

The cause of death has not yet been released. Truaxe was best known for setting up Canada-based skincare brand The Ordinary, which sells aluxurya products at affordable prices and has been endorsed by celebrities including Kim Kardashian West.

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Trump Organization faces APS5m charge over luxury housing in Scotland
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:50:21 GMT
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US presidentas company refusing to build affordable homes in estate near Aberdeenshire golf course

Donald Trumpas property firm faces a APS5m surcharge because it has refused to include any affordable homes in a new luxury housing estate beside his Aberdeenshire golf course.

The Trump Organization, which is run by the presidentas sons, Eric and Donald Jr, wants to build 550 luxury homes and aleisure unitsa in fields a few hundred metres from their 18-hole golf course north of Aberdeen.

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Mexico's murder rate broke new record in 2018 as drug war drags on
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:41:08 GMT
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Figures show 28,816 homicides, a 15% increase over the previous year, attributed to drug war and other illegal markets

Mexicoas murder rate broke a new record in 2018 as the countryas drug war dragged on and criminal groups fought for control of an increasingly diversified range of illegal activities.

Related: Mexico maelstrom: how the drug violence got so bad

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Father accused of plotting acid attack on three-year-old son
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:33:19 GMT
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Incident in Worcester was ploy to make estranged wife look a bad mother, court told

A husband plotted a acowardlya acid attack on his three-year-old son in an attempt to manufacture evidence that his estranged wife was a bad mother, a court has heard.

The 40-year-old taxi driver, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is accused of conspiring with six others to carry out the attack on his own child.

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Russian pop star linked to Trump Tower meeting cancels US tour
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:06:49 GMT
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Emin Agalarov had been due to play three concerts in the US but his lawyer said the move was linked to the Russia investigation

An Azerbaijani-Russian pop star linked to the infamous Trump Tower meeting between aides to Donald Trump and a Kremlin-linked lawyer has cancelled a US tour, due to fears he could be subpoenaed and questioned over Russian election interference.

Related: Rob Goldstone on Trump: 'I think he likes Russia because Russia liked him'

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Jair Bolsonaro alarms climate activists with pro-business speech
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:42:37 GMT
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New Brazilian president highlights need to grow economy in Davos appearance

Brazilas new rightwing president Jair Bolsonaro has prompted fresh alarm among environmentalists after stressing that protecting his countryas unique ecosystem has to be consistent with growing the economy.

In remarks that did little to assuage fears of the risks that a go-for-growth strategy would pose to the Amazon region, Bolsonaro used his first overseas trip since taking control at the start of the year to outline a strongly pro-business agenda.

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Dyson to move company HQ to Singapore
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:16 GMT
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CEO says plan is more about afuture-proofinga business than anything to do with Brexit

Sir James Dyson, the British billionaire inventor and outspoken Brexiter, is moving the headquarters of his vacuum cleaner and hair dryer technology company to Singapore.

The Dyson chief executive, Jim Rowan, said the move from Wiltshire to Singapore had anothing to do with Brexita but was about afuture-proofinga the business. The move of Dysonas legal entity from the UK to Singapore awill happen over the coming monthsa, meaning it could take place before Brexit.

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North Korea: secret missile HQ uncovered as nuclear summit nears
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:20:42 GMT
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Revelation comes weeks before Kim Jong-un is due to meet Donald Trump to discuss denuclearisation

Experts have revealed an undeclared site that reportedly serves as the headquarters of one of North Koreaas ballistic missile programmes, weeks before the countryas leader, Kim Jong-un, and Donald Trump are expected to meet to discuss denuclearisation.

The Sino-ri site, one of 20 North Korea is suspected of failing to declare, houses medium-range Nodong missiles that could be used in nuclear or conventional attacks on South Korea, Japan and the US territory of Guam, according to the report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington.

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France and Germany provoke populist anger over 'friendship pact'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:34:20 GMT
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Macron and Merkel sign update to 1963 AlysA(c)e treaty to restate commitment to EU

France and Germany have renewed their vows of postwar friendship, aiming to show that the traditional engine powering the EU project is still strong, but drawing strong criticism from nationalist and populist parties advancing across the continent.

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, and German chancellor, Angela Merkel, signed the 16-page update to the 1963 ElysA(c)e treaty on Tuesday in the German border city of Aachen, the residence of Charlemagne, the afather of Europea who managed to unite much of the western part of the continent in the ninth century.

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Back to the art cave! Inside Switzerland's magical new gallery
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:06:41 GMT
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With its grottos, stalactites and walls blasted from rock, the Muzeum Susch is like a Bond villainas secret lair. Our writer steps inside this geological marvel

Pebbles from a nearby riverbed form a chunky cobbled floor in the entrance to the new Muzeum Susch in Switzerland, as if a tributary once flowed through the building. Maybe it still does. The sound of dripping water can be heard coming from the end of a corridor, where a shiny trickle snakes down a bare rock face. There are other strange things going on. Peer through one opening and you find a gnarled column of earth plunging down into the basement, as if itas the remains of an archaeological dig. Another passage is encrusted with viscous white goo, forming stringy stalactites that lead to a curious cave downstairs.

In this beguiling new gallery in the Engadin valley, it is hard to tell where nature ends and artifice begins. It is located on the site of a 12th-century monastery, in a rambling complex of buildings that formerly housed a vicarage, hospice and brewery, and the young architects Chasper Schmidlin and Lukas Voellmy have concocted a magical place where the historic fabric, contemporary art and the raw geology of the landscape collide.

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Greenland's ice melting faster than scientists previously thought a study
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:13:42 GMT
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The pace of ice loss has increased four-fold since 2003 as enormous glaciers are depositing ever larger chunks of ice into the Atlantic ocean, where it melts, causing sea levels to rise

Greenlandas ice is melting faster than scientists previously thought, with the pace of ice loss increasing fourfold since 2003, new research has found.

Enormous glaciers in Greenland are depositing ever larger chunks of ice into the Atlantic Ocean, where it melts. But scientists have found that the largest ice loss in the decade from 2003 actually occurred in the south-west region of the island, which is largely glacier-free.

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Dog biscuits, half-eaten chocolates and raw potatoes a the worldas worst Valentineas gifts
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:21:47 GMT
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As Poundland faces criticism over its wasteful agift of nothinga Valentineas present, Guardian readers reveal the most disappointing romantic gestures theyave ever received

Poundland has faced criticism after it marketed a Valentineas Day agift of nothinga a literally nothing, enclosed in unnecessary plastic packaging. But itas far from the worst thing you could give your beloved, as some Guardian readers know very well.

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After the oil boom: Luanda faces stark inequality a photo essay
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:30:11 GMT
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The next 15 megacities #8: Photographer Sean Smith captures the extremes of life in the Angolan capital

The route from London to Luanda, the capital of Angola, used to be one of British Airwaysa most profitable, ferrying people involved in the countryas lucrative oil and diamond trades during a remarkable expansion of the city from 2002, after nearly three decades of civil war.

In recent years it has competed with Hong Kong and Tokyo for the title of worldas most expensive city for expatriates. Cranes dominated the downtown skyline and homes in the surrounding areas were demolished to make way for Chinese-backed housing projects. Wealthy firms reportedly paid millions to fly in pop stars such as Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj for private concerts.

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aNo one can guarantee our safetya: Syrians stuck in squalid exile
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 05:00:07 GMT
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Despite appalling conditions in Lebanese camps, most refugees say it is unsafe to go home

In knee-deep snow and biting cold, 10-year-old Saleh Qarqour had almost finished shovelling a path to the tent that had been his familyas home for the past six years. Elders and children huddled around a heater inside. Chimney smoke wafted from the town of Arsal in the valley below.

Over the ridge behind them was the Syrian frontier, from which the Qarqour family and nearly everyone else in this Lebanese border town had fled. Their homes ever since had been makeshift tents, their frugal lives sustained by aid and goodwill, which, on this frozen ledge above Lebanon, was fast running out.

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Ronaldo in court and a Chanel show in Paris: Tuesday's best photos
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:07:25 GMT
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The Guardianas picture editors bring you photo highlights from around the world

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Hong Kong from the skies a in pictures
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:00:14 GMT
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An urban photo essay of the Chinese territory made between October and December 2018

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Aspirin self-medicating boosts risk of dangerous bleeds, major study finds
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:03:41 GMT
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Tottenham suffer further injury blow as Dele Alli joins Harry Kane on the sidelines until March
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:58:55 GMT
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Zimbabwe president says 'heads will roll' after a dozen killed in brutal crackdown
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:37:19 GMT
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Police report claims Wayne Rooney spoke in 'broken English' at time of December arrest
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:39:37 GMT
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Tesco's vegan haggis 'would make Robert Burns scoff'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:37:41 GMT
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West Ham fined APS100,000 for crowd trouble in Burnley defeat last March
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:36:27 GMT
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National Television Awards: who will win, who should win
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:00:00 GMT
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Sexual violence against men in war is largely hidden and ignored - urgent action is needed to stamp it out
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:22:30 GMT
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British 'spy' accused of receiving USB stick with 'state secrets,' lawyer says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:07:09 GMT
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Brown rice donburi bowl
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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Joe Root urges England to forget about the Ashes as he ponders leaving out Stuart Broad
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:23:34 GMT
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Polaroid art: a chance to own the iconic photographs of Andy Warhol and his contemporary Ulay
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:00:00 GMT
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Rescue workers find aircraft parts in sea in search for missing Cardiff City star Emiliano Sala
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:13:38 GMT
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Scotland Yard recruitment ad branded 'insulting' over claim new recruits 'won't start at the bottom'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:47:09 GMT
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Mardi Gras to the Edinburgh Fringe... match your cruise with a major event
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:44:54 GMT
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Farmers urged to loan rare cows for 'embryo ark' to protect Britain's dying breedsA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:42:16 GMT
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Jason Holder laughs off Geoffrey Boycott criticism and warns England it may come back to bite them
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:42:08 GMT
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Mayfair casino robbed by former employee who planned raid after fearing he had cancer, court hears
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:40:08 GMT
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Trial launched to cure osteoporosis by playing aquiet musical notea to stem cells in body
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:05:25 GMT
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England would be wise to wear down a West Indies team denuded of its most dynamic talent
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:09:03 GMT
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Russia miss deadline for handing over anti-doping data but Wada executives vote against further sanctions
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:39:11 GMT
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Duchess of Cambridge launches family helpline, reminding parents and children: 'Every family has its monsters'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:08:10 GMT
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British aristocrat 'horrified' to discover rare garden ornaments were stolen as he's confronted by 'Indiana Jones of art world' at North London home
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:08:07 GMT
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Style in a cold climate: Savile Row house Henry Poole teams up with Canada Goose to combine function with form
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:00:21 GMT
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Goldman Sachs leads APS45 million investment in British fintech start-up Nutmeg
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:59:52 GMT
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'The craft beer of skiing'? Introducing the most hipster way to enjoy the mountains
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:59:18 GMT
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The British stars vying for Oscars nominations in 2019
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:56:00 GMT
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Duke of Cambridge turns interviewer as he quizzes Sir David Attenborough at Davos
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:58:49 GMT
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Stefanos Tsitsipas follows up Roger Federer win to book 'nothing to lose' semi-final against Rafa Nadal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:36:44 GMT
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48 hours in . . . Copenhagen, an insider guide to the capital of Scandi chic
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:15:00 GMT
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West Ham assure unsettledA Marko Arnautovic he can leave this summer if suitable offer is made
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:48:39 GMT
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Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters uses private jet to reunite children of Isil fighter in Syria with mother
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:51:17 GMT
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The Favourite review: Queen Anne's life reimagined as a prickly lesbian love-triangle
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:31:08 GMT
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Coffee to your door: Starbucks teams up with UberEats to deliver hot drinks
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:30:05 GMT
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48 hours in . . . Venice, an insider guide to the City of Water
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:15:00 GMT
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Champs-ElysA(c)es bank heist took three and a half hours after robbers place 'closed' sign on front door
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:18:36 GMT
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Karl Lagerfeld misses Chanel's decadent couture show
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:13:47 GMT
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48 hours in . . . London, an insider guide to the capital of cool
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:00 GMT
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Soldier hid APS260k of MoD money in his airing cupboard and forgot about it for four months, court martial hears
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:07:00 GMT
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Conspiracy theory that Rudolf Hess was switched for doppelganger in Spandau prison, debunked by DNA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:04:39 GMT
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Resident Evil 2 remake review: Survival horror perfection
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:00:00 GMT
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In search of rakes and harlots a how to immerse yourself in Hogarth's London
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:58:09 GMT
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Exclusive: Rafa Benitez will leave Newcastle in the summer unless club sign new players this month
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:51:52 GMT
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Petra Kvitova breaks down in tears after powering past Ashleigh Barty to reach Australian Open semi-finals
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:58:20 GMT
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48 hours in . . . Lisbon, an insider guide to Portugal's timeless capital
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:52:01 GMT
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TomTom sells telematics unit to Bridgestone for APS800m
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:48:04 GMT
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Drunk man on Russian flight attempts to hijack planeA
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:46:47 GMT
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The best free SEO tools to use
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:15:00 GMT
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Huawei offers to open up its development labs to quell spying fears
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:38:04 GMT
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No mercy from Pep Guardiola with Kevin De Bruyne lined up to face Burton Albion in League Cup semi-final
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:35:17 GMT
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Police hunt man who smashed up Travelodge with digger 'because he was not paid for work'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:25:44 GMT
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The Tennis Podcast:A How can Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Rafael Nadal?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:34:07 GMT
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Vice review: a crazily good Christian Bale turns Dick Cheney into every liberal's worst nightmare
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:31:35 GMT
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France vs Wales, Six Nations 2019: What date is the game, what time does it start and is it on BBC or ITV?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:29:05 GMT
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Oscar 2019 nominations: Olivia Colman and Christian Bale up for Best Actor and Actress
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:02:27 GMT
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Fox News anchor Bret Baier in 'major car crash' with family after Jeep slid on icy road
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:08:37 -0500
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Fox News anchor Bret Baier, 48, was involved in a nasty car crash on Monday while traveling with his family in Montana.


Fiji Girl lands gig on soap opera after viral Golden Globes moment
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:02:46 -0500
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Fiji Girl, whose real name is Kelleth Cuthbert, scored a role on the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful."


Karl Lagerfeld, 85, misses his Paris Chanel shows, said to be feeling 'tired'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:30:51 -0500
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It's the first time in recent years the octogenarian designer missed taking a bow at a Chanel show; the company said only he was feeling "tired."


First Auditions: Gerard Butler
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:03:12 -0500
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First Auditions: Gerard Butler


Alyssa Milano blasted for 'MAGA hat is the new white hood' tweet
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:31:15 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
In a tweet, Alyssa Milano likened the "Make America Great Again" hat worn by Trump supporters to the hood worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan.


Lady Gaga slams Mike Pence as the 'worst representation of what it means to be a Christian'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:31:00 -0500
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Lady Gaga took aim at Mike Pence, who defended his wife's teaching job at a school that bans LGBT employees, students and kids of gay parents.


Anthony Scaramucci defends 11-day White House stint on 'Celebrity Big Brother'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:27:58 -0500
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Ex-White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci wasted no time defending his job and attacking Steve Bannon during Monday's "Celebrity Big Brother" premiere.


Chris Brown detained in Paris on potential charges of aggravated rape
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:24:25 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Investigators have another two days to decide whether to let Chris Brown go or file preliminary charges.


Fox News anchor Bret Baier recovering from car crash
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:24:05 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Fox News anchor Bret Baier and his family were involved in a car crash in Montana.


Duchess Kate: Style Diary
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:17:33 -0500
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First Auditions: Alexander Skarsgard
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:04:26 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Alexander Skarsgard says his first ever audition gave him a 'not quite accurate' impression of Hollywood. (Jan. 22)


Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:36 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Chris Brown was detained in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint against him.


Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino reveals last moments before going to prison
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:18:17 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Sorrentino reported to the Otisville Federal Correctional Institution on Tuesday, Jan. 15 to serve an eight month sentence for tax evasion.


Alyssa Milano through the years
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:04:45 -0500
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Lady Gaga calls Mike Pence 'worst representation' of Christian
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:46:34 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
At her Las Vegas show, "Enigma," Lady Gaga said, "I am a Christian woman" and Vice President Mike Pence is "wrong."


Did Ciara, Russell Wilson respond to Future saying the NFL pro is 'not being a man'?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:39:51 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ciara and Russell Wilson seem to be taking the high road, posting Instagram messages that seem directed at her ex, who dissed their relationship.


Sen. Joni Ernst says her husband physically attacked her after she confronted him about alleged affair
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:55:52 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Iowa senator and her husband of 26 years divorced this month. Accusations in court records date back over a decade.


Oscar nominations: Why 'Black Panther' really deserves that best-picture nod
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:24:37 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Superhero films haven't always received respect at the Oscars, but "Black Panther" really deserved to be the first to land a best picture nomination.


Activist Nathan Phillips now says he will meet with Covington Catholic students
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:32:18 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"It's not the right time," Native American activist Nathan Phillips told The Cincinnati Enquirer about meeting with Covington Catholic students.


Alyssa Milano blasted for 'MAGA hat is the new white hood' tweet
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:31:15 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
In a tweet, Alyssa Milano likened the "Make America Great Again" hat worn by Trump supporters to the hood worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan.


'I don’t know if they made it up': Giuliani says New York Times 'deliberately' misquoted him
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:26:38 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"I did not say that," Giuliani said when asked about a report that Trump told him the Moscow project talks continued "to the day I won."


NFL looking into report that laser was pointed at Tom Brady in AFC Championship Game
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:28:38 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Video shared by KMBC-TV showed two instances of green light flashing in Patriots QB Tom Brady's eyes prior to snaps in the AFC Championship Game.


Los Angeles' striking teachers reach settlement with school district
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:25:10 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
L.A. teachers walked out last week, pushing for smaller classes and more nurses. Parents backed them during the strike, and students skipped classes.


Former NFL RB Darren McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge after falling asleep in drive-through lane, police say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:48:07 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Former NFL player Darren McFadden has been arrested on a drunken-driving charge after falling asleep in drive-thru lane in suburban Dallas


Australia-Singapore flight diverts following violent outburst from passenger
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:12:46 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A Jan. 21 Scoot Airlines flight from Australia to Singapore had to be diverted after an "unruly" man started a brawl mid-air.


Covington Catholic: Rally held at diocese as incident seen as 'opportunity for growth'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:22:41 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A vigil for peace and against racism was held after viral video appeared to show some Covington Catholic students mocking a Native American activist.


Fox News anchor Bret Baier in 'major car crash' with family after Jeep slid on icy road
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:08:37 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Fox News anchor Bret Baier, 48, was involved in a nasty car crash on Monday while traveling with his family in Montana.


Supreme Court agrees to hear gun rights case after nearly a decade of inaction on Second Amendment
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:24:22 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The court will hear its first case on the Second Amendment since 2010, regarding New York City rules for carrying legally owned guns outside the home


Supreme Court allows Trump's partial ban on transgender troops in military to take effect
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:34:37 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Supreme Court will allow Trump's partial ban on transgender people serving in the military to take effect while court challenges continue.


'AGT: The Champions': Transplant survivor Angelica Hale's 'Fight Song' earns Golden Buzzer
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:54:11 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"You showed up and ripped the ceiling off this theater," Howie Mandel said.


Donald Trump requests Capitol walk-through, still plans State of the Union speech, officials say
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:59:58 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
White House requests a walk-through of the House chamber in anticipation of a speech that Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to postpone because of shutdown.


Colbert: 'We went from BuzzFeed to buzzkill'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:36:07 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The comics take a close look at Russia, Mueller and the latest scandal in Best of Late Night.


U.S. Department of Defense and Priceline team up to create travel booking site for military
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:46:10 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Introducing American Forces Travel: Department of Defense and Priceline create leisure travel site for U.S. military community


Anne Hathaway reveals she's giving up drinking for the next 18 years
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:32:15 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Anne Hathaway just announced a major goal: She's planning on staying sober for the next 18 years.


Hope in the opioid crisis? Overdose deaths appear to be leveling off as states intensify efforts to save lives
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:29:15 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Preliminary data from the CDC show slight declines in overdose deaths in the first few months of 2018


Oscar nominations: Biggest snubs including Bradley Cooper, Emily Blunt and 'Crazy Rich Asians'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:02:39 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Bradley Cooper (as director), Julia Roberts, Emily Blunt and Steve Carell, did not get Oscar nominations.


Oscar nominations: Asians are shut out, again. So are female directors. What gives?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:28:57 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
So first, the good news about Tuesday's Academy Awards nominations: It's not #OscarsSoWhite. But let's hold off on the celebrations.


Notre Dame to cover Christopher Columbus murals
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:06:32 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The University of Notre Dame will cover its murals of Christopher Columbus but will preserve them, said university president Rev. John I. Jenkins.


Jamaica audits resorts in wake of sexual assault scandal
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:22:40 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Jamaican security audit will address if there are enough cameras at resorts, as well as allegations that resorts ignored or tried to cover up claims.


What to know about Black Hebrew Israelites, the group in that Covington Catholic video
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:00:44 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the Black Hebrew Israelites that allegedly confronted Covington Catholic students is a known hate group.


Covington Catholic furor is a warning to end our dangerous social media mob mentality
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:17:33 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Social media encourages demented mobs and rushes to judgment. There's no need to broadcast an immediate, uninformed opinion. You can wait. We all can.


Supreme Court refuses to consider appeal from high school football coach fired for praying after games
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:26:29 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The justices refused to hear a dispute between a school district and a football coach fired for kneeling in prayer at the 50-yard line after games.


'World will end in 12 years if we don't address climate change,' Ocasio-Cortez says
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:06:17 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The youngest woman ever elected to Congress said climate change is her generation's World War II.


Who was John Coughlin? Former U.S. champ remembered fondly by some skaters
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:07:37 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
In this time of sadness in the American figure skating community, there are those who are remembering John Coughlin as a fun-loving teammate.


PGA Tour's Rickie Fowler details difficulty in planning out new jam-packed schedule
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:32:42 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
With vast changes for 2018-19 schedule, Rickie Fowler juggles charity events, sponsor obligations and oh yeah, practicing and competing.


Oscar nominee Regina King: My commitment to gender equality must only be the beginning
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:11:03 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
This isn't simply a woman's issue: If you love your mama, then you need to be part of this movement.


Texas made it hard to have my abortion. With Roe at stake, I’m going home to expand access.
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:15:04 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
I owe my freedom and medical career to that abortion. So I'm going home to help give the women of Texas the same shot at their own futures.


More strikes ahead? Teachers say they love their jobs but can't pay their bills, poll shows
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:50:12 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Amid dissatisfaction with pay and demands, more than half of K-12 teachers in a USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll say they've thought about quitting.


Cutting the cord cutting: How to cancel Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:44:03 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, DirecTV Now, SlingTV and others offer ways to cut the cord but what if you decide you don't want one of the streaming services?


Family of accused spy Paul Whelan 'certain he was entrapped' by Russians
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:22:53 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A Russian judge refused to release American Paul Whelan on bail, ruling his arrest last month in a Moscow hotel room on charges of spying was legal.


Pence compares Trump wall effort to MLK, Dem calls Trump 'Grand Wizard' of Pennsylvania Ave.
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:25:16 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"It gives me no pleasure to tell you that we now have a president of the United States who is a racist," said Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders.


Country star Jason Aldean's wife, Brittany, shares baby bump pic, says she's 'about to pop!'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:23:33 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The country star's wife, Brittany, said she's "about to pop" at 37 weeks pregnant. Her late-stage pregnancy pic looks a tad uncomfortable.


First Moscow court appearance for ex-US marine
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:22:28 -0500
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A former US Marine, being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying, appeared in court on Tuesday to hear the appeal of his arrest. It was Paul Whelan's first public appearance since his arrest at the end of December. (Jan. 22)


Huawei calls for swift end to case of executive arrested in Canada
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:40:09 -0500
From feeds.reuters
China's Huawei Technologies wants a quick resolution of the case of its former finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and has been detained in Canada, its chairman said on Tuesday.


U.S. to pursue extradition of Huawei CFO from Canada
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:40:09 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] chief financial officer, arrested in Canada in December on allegations that she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks.


Huawei targets European expansion with mid-priced smartphone
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:39:45 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Huawei is seeking to strengthen its position in Europe with a smartphone that offers new camera features and a lower price-tag than models from rivals Samsung and Apple.


Hedge funds push for overhaul at eBay
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:31:51 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Hedge funds Elliott Management and Starboard Value have taken stakes in eBay Inc and are pushing for changes including the sale of some of the e-commerce company's businesses.


Payments company Square launches debit card for small businesses
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:31:19 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Payments company Square Inc is launching a free debit card for small businesses aimed at helping them better manage their cash flows, the company said on Thursday.


Waymo says it will build self-driving cars in Michigan
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:23:27 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving vehicle unit said on Tuesday it plans to build a plant in Michigan to transform vehicles into autonomous cars for Waymo's ride services business.


Canada has not asked U.S. to drop case of Huawei's Meng: Freeland
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:00:47 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Canada has not asked the United States to abandon its bid to have Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou extradited, Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday in an interview with Bloomberg TV.


BMW and Daimler to name ride-hailing venture 'Jurbey': source
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:59:20 -0500
From feeds.reuters
German companies BMW and Daimler will name their combined ride-hailing and car-sharing firm "Jurbey", a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.


Goldman Sachs backs UK-based robo adviser Nutmeg in latest funding round
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:33:21 -0500
From feeds.reuters
U.K.-based online wealth manager Nutmeg said on Tuesday it raised $58.2 million in funding from investors, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc, proceeds of which will be used mainly for international expansion.


DHL to close Chile e-commerce business by April: newspaper
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:30:52 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Package delivery company DHL [DHL.UL] will shutter its Chilean e-commerce division in April, plagued by weak results in one of Latin America's most stable and prosperous economies, Chile's Diario Financiero newspaper reported.


Keep humans in good jobs in the robot era, ILO commission urges
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:24:16 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Governments must ensure the global economy keeps providing decent jobs - and not just for robots, a global commission set up by the International Labour Organization said on Tuesday.


At Alibaba's futuristic hotel, robots deliver towels and mix cocktails
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:16:51 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Gliding silently through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's futuristic "FlyZoo" hotel, black disc-shaped robots about a metre in height deliver food and drop off fresh towels.


Papal Swiss Guard keep cool heads with 3-D helmets
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:42:51 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The Vatican's Swiss Guard, the colorfully dressed mini-army that helps protect the pope, will have cooler heads now they have swapped their ancient metal helmets for ones made by 3-D printers.


TomTom at a crossroads after $1 billion sale of Telematics unit
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:27:55 -0500
From feeds.reuters
TomTom will remain independent and grow its core digital maps business, its CEO said on Tuesday after the company agreed to sell its fleet management business to Japan's Bridgestone for 910 million euros ($1 billion).


Israeli deep-learning startup Hailo raises $21 million
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:04:57 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Israeli startup Hailo, which developed a microprocessor for deep learning, said on Tuesday it has expanded its early-stage funding round to $21 million.


Amazon.com starts direct sales of merchandise in Brazil after delays
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:34:17 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Amazon.com Inc is launching its long-awaited in-house fulfillment and delivery network in Brazil after months of delays caused by complicated logistics and a highly complex tax system in the largest Latin American economy.


U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou: Globe and Mail
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:25:51 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The United States will proceed with the formal extradition from Canada of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, Canada's ambassador to the United States told the Globe and Mail, as Beijing vowed to respond to Washington's actions.


Huawei chairman says will seek swift resolution of detained executive
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:25:35 -0500
From feeds.reuters
China's Huawei Technologies will call for a quick resolution of the case regarding its detained executive in Canada who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran, the company's chairman, Liang Hua, said on Tuesday.


LSE's technology to power Asian cryptocurrency platform
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:23:26 -0500
From feeds.reuters
London Stock Exchange Group said on Tuesday Hong Kong-based AAX would use its technology for cryptocurrency trading, allowing the British exchange operator enter a nascent yet highly speculative industry.


Mercedes-Benz will produce electric batteries in Poland: PM
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 05:56:40 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz Cars will start producing electric batteries in Jawor, Poland, the Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday, as the company looks to ramp up its investments into electric batteries in the coming decade.


Los Angeles teachers' union, school district reach tentative deal to end strike
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:13:18 -0500
From feeds.reuters
A week-old strike by more than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers that has disrupted classes for nearly half a million students neared an end Tuesday after the teachers' union and the second-largest U.S. school district reached a tentative contract agreement.


Zimbabwe president condemns crackdown, backers raise impeachment fears
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:09:19 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised action on Tuesday in response to a brutal crackdown by security forces on anti-government protesters, as two of his supporters spoke of a possible plot to remove him from office.


Cardiff City soccer player Sala missing after plane disappears over English Channel
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:05:33 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Cardiff City's new soccer star Emiliano Sala was on board a light aircraft that disappeared en route to the Welsh capital where he was to join up with the team, France's civil aviation authority said on Tuesday.


Equities slump as growth worries resurface
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:57:39 -0500
From feeds.reuters
A gauge of world stock markets fell on Tuesday as concerns over global growth spurred investors to look toward safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and government bonds, with equities extending losses on additional trade worries.


Trump transgender troop limits can take effect, top court decides
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:55:38 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed President Donald Trump a victory on his policy barring many transgender people from the military, allowing it to go into effect by lifting lower court rulings that had blocked the plan on constitutional grounds.


Trump seeks to move ahead with big speech despite Pelosi shutdown concerns
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:54:28 -0500
From feeds.reuters
President Donald Trump on Tuesday attempted to move ahead with planning for a State of the Union speech to the U.S. Congress on Jan. 29 despite pressure from Democrats to delay it due to the government shutdown, as his immigration proposal suffered a blow from the U.S. Supreme Court.


USDA says exploring options to continue food stamps amid shutdown
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:53:25 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The Trump administration said on Tuesday it is exploring ways to keep providing food assistance to America's poor if a partial government shutdown continues much longer, and urged lawmakers to end the uncertainty with a budget deal stalled by President Donald Trump's demand for funding for border wall with Mexico.


Opposition leader pushes for parliament vote on new Brexit referendum
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:52:54 -0500
From feeds.reuters
British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May.


Wall Street drops over 1.5 percent as global growth worries resurface
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:51:27 -0500
From feeds.reuters
U.S. stocks tumbled over 1.5 percent on Tuesday on concerns of global growth after the International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast, China reported a sharp slowdown and a few U.S. companies gave disappointing earnings outlooks.


Supreme Court to hear biggest gun rights case since 2010
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:47:37 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday took up its biggest gun rights case in nearly a decade, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the influential National Rifle Association lobby group to New York City's strict limits on handgun owners transporting their firearms outside of the home.


Netflix in the running for top Oscars prize with 'Roma'
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:40:16 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Netflix Inc scored its first nomination for the prestigious best picture Oscar on Tuesday for "Roma," a milestone that will test whether Hollywood's film establishment is ready to award its top prize to a streaming service.


Huawei calls for swift end to case of executive arrested in Canada
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:40:09 -0500
From feeds.reuters
China's Huawei Technologies wants a quick resolution of the case of its former finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and has been detained in Canada, its chairman said on Tuesday.


U.S. to pursue extradition of Huawei CFO from Canada
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:40:09 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] chief financial officer, arrested in Canada in December on allegations that she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks.


Hedge funds push for overhaul at eBay
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:31:51 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Hedge funds Elliott Management and Starboard Value have taken stakes in eBay Inc and are pushing for changes including the sale of some of the e-commerce company's businesses.


Senate to vote on Trump plan to re-open government this week: McConnell
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:24:29 -0500
From feeds.reuters
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday the Senate would vote this week on President Donald Trump's proposal to end a partial government shutdown.


J&J forecasts disappointing 2019 sales, defends talc safety
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:13:50 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday forecast 2019 sales that fell short of analysts' estimates and said it expected further pressure on U.S. prescription drug prices, weighing on the broader pharmaceutical sector.


J&J, U.S. states settle hip implant claims for $120 million
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:13:50 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants.


History-making Oscar nominations leave top prize up for grabs
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:11:39 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Netflix movie "Roma" and British historical romp "The Favourite" from Fox Searchlight led nominations for the Oscars on Tuesday in a history-making lineup that left the best picture race wide open.


Oscar nominees react with gratitude, pride and honor
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:11:39 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Actors, directors and producers were "flabbergasted," "honored" and "over the moon' to be nominated for the Academy Awards, which will be presented on Feb. 24 in Hollywood.


Canada has not asked U.S. to drop case of Huawei's Meng: Freeland
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:00:47 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Canada has not asked the United States to abandon its bid to have Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou extradited, Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday in an interview with Bloomberg TV.


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At 20, Tammi Kirkness was the walking, talking, hustling personification of success. She was kicking goals in the corporate world, had completed a psychology degree and was fit and healthy.

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Researchers say the popularity of vaping among young Australian women is a growing public health concern, with new data revealing how many are taking up the habit.

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It has been couple of weeks filled with a torturous wait for answers and a crushing blow which Saeed Maasarwe will never forget.

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In four days, tens of thousands of young people will head to music festivals around the country to celebrate the Australia Day weekend, probably under the burning sun and probably under the influence of either drugs or alcohol.

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Airtasker: The great mobile marketplace where anything is possible, for the right price.

The aRoss from Friendsa thief looks nothing like him
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Heas the alleged thief that went viral thanks to his uncanny resemblance to Friends star, David Schwimmer.

Man died after taking 6-9 MDMA pills
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Two more deaths may be examined at a forthcoming inquest into the suspected drug overdoses of five young people at NSW music festivals in recent months.

Darwin pub owner accused of racism and refusing to pay multiple members of staff
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Staff at a well-known Darwin pub have accused the owner of introducing racist policies to ban Aboriginal patrons.

Sickening rat infestation in food store
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Popular fast food chain Oporto has been forced to close the doors of one of its Sydney outlets after it was revealed the store had a horrendous rat infestation.

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South Australia woman Sarah Crawley, 21, and her partner Ryan Abblitt were eating dinner on December 30 when she bit down on something unexpected.

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A Perth bar and music venue has attempted to force its female employees to wear tighter, lower cut tops as part of a new uniform.

Coles shopper finds dead caterpillar in baby broccoli
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A Coles shopper was disgusted to find a huge dead critter in her produce when she unpacked her shopping at home.

Pregnant Kaylaas epic clapback at trolls
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Fitness blogger Kayla Itsines has dished out a brilliant response to trolls who slammed her for working out while pregnant.

Swimwear model slammed for selling snakeskin
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Going to hospital is more confusing than buying a house for many people, a survey of patients shows.

What weave got wrong about slain Aiia
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The world has been left shocked and saddened by Aiia Maasarweas horrific alleged murder and rape in Melbourne.

Raging bus driver threatens to kill teen
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A Sunshine Coast bus driver has been stood down after being filmed swearing at a teenage passenger and threatening to kill him, but the Transport Workersa Union is still standing behind the driver.

Horror as toddler walks towards armed cops
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A barefoot toddler with her arms in the air has been caught on video walking towards armed cops.

US restaurant under fire after banning female bar diners
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Women apparently arenat allowed to sit at the bar alone anymore at high-end haunt Nello a because they could be mistaken for hookers.

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Woman conned by fake CIA lover
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A woman has opened up about discovering she was engaged to a serial liar who claimed to have stopped a terror attack and built hospitals for kids with cancer in the Middle East.

Welcome to Blue Monday, the yearas most miserable day
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Feeling miserable this Monday? Need another coffee? Maybe itas your first day back at work, or maybe youave been back since New Year. But if youare not feeling enthused with the joys of working up a storm, you may have an excuse.

aItas time to get real about pill testing.a
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A NSW Greens MP has publicly admitted to using illicit drugs in her past in a bid to have a more honest debate about pill-testing in Australia.