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People WTA Moves Finals To Shenzhen In Deal With Gemdale Valued At $1B
Author: 0 WTA Moves Finals To Shenzhen In Deal With Gemdale Valued At $1B

Prague had, along with Manchester, England, and St. Petersburg, Russia, been bidding to host the prestigious event. Gemdale Corporation, one of China's largest and leading real estate developers, submitted the winning bid. The tournament was staged at Madison Square Garden in NY in 1977 and again from 1979 through 2000. He spoke in 2016 of finding a more permanent home for the finals, saying at the time that Singapore was a city "we'd be very proud to call home".

People Trump denies Netanyahu's claim that US Embassy will move within a year
Author: 0 Trump denies Netanyahu's claim that US Embassy will move within a year

Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday criticised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to India, saying both India and Israel have anti-Islam nexus. Addressing the gathering, Modi said that innovation has a key role to play in bringing the people of India and Israel, closer to each other. Anna MM Vetticad, a film critic, also criticised the Shalom Bollywood event.

People Disturbing news about Selena Gomez
Author: 0 Disturbing news about Selena Gomez

The 13 Reasons Why producer managed her daughter's career for the majority of her life before Selena opted for new representation in 2014. But what I can say is this: I don't want to profit from my work on the film, and to that end, I am going to donate my entire salary to three charities: TIME'S UP, The LGBT Center in NY, and RAINN.

People US House Republicans say progress made toward averting government shutdown
Author: 0 US House Republicans say progress made toward averting government shutdown

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, said that if agreement is not reached by Friday night, there should be an even shorter-term funding measure of a few days that would "give the president a few days to come to the table". They were protected from deportation by an Obama-era program that President Donald Trump rescinded previous year. Trump ordered DACA to end in March and asked Congress to come up with a legislative fix.

Author: 0 Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity

Trump has denied that he used the specific word in the meeting, which was first reported by The Washington Post , citing several people briefed on the meeting. "Come on. To think that the President of the United States would refer to any country on Earth as an S-House country, for goodness' sakes, what does that say?" "Why don't we get more people from Norway?'" Durbin said.

People Olympic win in view from Korean unity at Pyeongchang Games
Author: 0 Olympic win in view from Korean unity at Pyeongchang Games

Washington , D.C. (U.S.), Jan 18 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Thursday accused Russian Federation of helping North Korea evade economic sanctions by filling in gaps left as China has withdrawn its aid. In his new year message, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had indicated he was willing to talk with South Korea. The two countries have sought to mend ties in the past few weeks and agreed to parade under a unified flag for the opening ceremony.

People Why Toronto Made 'the Playoffs' for Amazon's Headquarters
Author: 0 Why Toronto Made 'the Playoffs' for Amazon's Headquarters

Toronto was the only Canadian city to make the list , alongside 19 mainly megatropolis-type USA cities like Los Angeles , New York and Philadelphia . News Thursday that Amazon's HQ2 mega-project wasn't going to land in the nation's capital surprised almost no one. "We are prepared to compete at the next level and the next level after that", he said.

People Switzerland Bans Boiling Lobsters Alive After Researchers Say They Feel Pain
Author: 0 Switzerland Bans Boiling Lobsters Alive After Researchers Say They Feel Pain

Lobsters in Switzerland will need to be made unconscious or killed instantly before they are boiled, according to the law. "[From March 1] lobsters will now have to be stunned before they are put to death". Do they squirm because they're in pain, or simply because they can sense heat? Switzerland's decision is applauded by Professor Robert Elwood , emeritus professor in ecology, evolution, behaviour and environmental economics at Queens University, Belfast.

People United States lawmakers struggle to pass new funding bill as shutdown looms
Author: 0 United States lawmakers struggle to pass new funding bill as shutdown looms

Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate and most legislation, including spending bills or an immigration deal, will require 60 votes to pass. The Senate adjourned after 10 p.m. ET Thursday with no sign that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had or would have the votes to pass a measure to keep the government funded past a Friday midnight deadline any time soon.

People In the Senate, a potential shutdown looms larger
Author: 0 In the Senate, a potential shutdown looms larger

The federal government is running on its third temporary spending bill since the fiscal year of 2018, which began on October 1, 2017 and is set to expire on January 19. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas tweeted on Wednesday that it will not receive a vote in the House or Senate. But in the course of the White House meeting, Trump sparked an worldwide uproar by reportedly describing Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "s--hole countries", questioning why more immigrants ...

People Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany
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Marked on January 19, the Epiphany in Eastern Christianity commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ. Navalny believes that the law restricting persons with previous convictions from the president office restricts passive electoral right of Russian citizens, contradicting the Constitution.

People US's warning: Prosecute Hafiz Saeed to
Author: 0 US's warning: Prosecute Hafiz Saeed to "fullest extent of law"

Nauert, reacting to Abbasi's remarks, said: "We regard him as a terrorist, a part of a foreign terrorist organisation". LeT was responsible for carrying the 2008 Mumbai attack that killed 166 people. Fundraising and other activities by proscribed organisations and their subsidiaries had been banned in Islamabad. Earlier in December 2017, President of United States Donald Trump in a major blow to Pakistan said that the United States had "foolishly" given Pakistan $33 billion in aid over the ...

Author: 0 Funding bill to keep U.S. government open narrowly passes House

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, walks to the Capitol Building from the Capitol Visitor's Center, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Washington . Meadows said leaders also committed to a vote on a conservative immigration bill if they can show a majority of the House supports it.

People Netanyahu bonds with 11-year-old orphaned survivor of 2008 Mumbai terror
Author: 0 Netanyahu bonds with 11-year-old orphaned survivor of 2008 Mumbai terror

Addressing the media after the event, Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, who heads the centre now, said, "This place is remembered as a place of terror, darkness and disaster, will turn into a beacon of light from where the world will shine". "My heart beats, my heart is moved, to return to my parents' home, the Chabad House that has been rebuilt and refurbished", the boy said. The couple had come to Mumbai seven years earlier and were serving as directors of the cultural and outreach centre for the ...

People 'I'm The Least Racist Person'
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However, Sen. Lindsey Graham, also in the meeting, reportedly told fellow South Carolina Republican Sen. During an oversight hearing Tuesday, Nielsen testified that she did not hear that specific word come from the President during the meeting.

People Czech billionaire's Cabinet resigns after losing confidence vote
Author: 0 Czech billionaire's Cabinet resigns after losing confidence vote

Babis , his wife and grown children as well as several co-workers were charged with fraud before the election, but he regained immunity from prosecution after being re-elected. The cabinet formed by Mr Babis was comprised of Ano members and unaffiliated experts. However, Zeman is up for re-election himself in a run-off that will be held on January 26-27.

People France And UK Work Through Border Issues In Summit
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Britain will also commit to a "major" financial contribution as part of a "reinforcement of French-British police co-operation on border management", said the source. Earlier, the two leaders held talks on security, cultural and scientific cooperation, and migration . They played up a new agreement to bolster security at French border controls and for Britain to speed the process of bringing unaccompanied migrant children across the frontier from France.

People North Korea And South Korea Agree To Form A Joint Olympic Team
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In December 2014, state news agency KCNA said "performers expressed boundless reverence for Kim Jong-un" and "represented the high pride and self-esteem of the army and the people of the [Democratic People's Republic of Korea], who are blessed with the illustrious leaders generation after generation".

People SC stays ban on 'Padmaavat' release, film industry euphoric
Author: 0 SC stays ban on 'Padmaavat' release, film industry euphoric

He added that the state government will abide by court's decision. Representatives of the four states have stated that they respect the Supreme Court's verdict, but will look for legal ways to challenge it. Gogamedi declared that thousands of women would perform " jauhar " (self-immolation) in Chittorgarh on 24 January. Singh yesterday courted controversy for his reported remark that the popular song should not be played as the film's screening was not allowed in the state.

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