All News - 09 February 2017

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UN Says South Sudan National Dialogue Could Be Undermined by Violence

09 February 2017 23:58:36 WN.com - Africa News

While the South Sudan government prepares for a national dialogue early next month, one high-ranking United Nations official said the talks could be undermined by the ongoing violence in the country. Adama Dieng, the U.N. Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, told VOA's South Sudan in Focus that the Kiir administration should concentrate on creating meaningful dialogue that includes the opposition, as well as a path to justice. "I should remind President Kiir and his government so to acknowledge...

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Zuma serenades supporters

09 February 2017 23:58:36 WN.com - Africa News

President Jacob Zuma has treated the thousands of supporters who waited for him at the Grand Parade to his belly laugh and a reprise of Mshini 'Wam after a fraught #SONA2017. ......

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Zuma State of the Nation speech descends into chaos

09 February 2017 23:58:36 WN.com - Africa News

Opposition deputies ejected and watching dignitaries pepper-sprayed ......

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France election: Fillon lawyers demand dropping of payments probe

09 February 2017 23:58:06 WN.com - Europe News

Mr Fillon, a 62-year-old former prime minister, has consistently denied wrongdoing since the allegations surfaced last month. Media reports said his wife,...

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Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia

09 February 2017 23:58:04 WN.com - Europe News

Nine Republican senators have signed a letter calling on President Donald Trump to take a tough stance when dealing with Russia, though they did encourage the president to “seek common ground.” The letter, spearheaded by Senator Corey Gardner and signed by several other high-profile Republicans, including John Cornyn and Lindsey Graham, said...

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Dems mount effort to reject Puzder as labor secretary

09 February 2017 23:50:37 Latest News - UPI.com

Doug G. Ware Feb. 9 (UPI) -- With Jeff Sessions now attorney general, Democrats adjusted their efforts Thursday to killing the nomination of Andrew Puzder as President Trump's labor chief.

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Vancouver’s foreign buyer tax and the work-permit loophole ‘you could drive Highway 99 through’

09 February 2017 23:49:35 South China Morning Post - News feed

Is it a mistake to offer exemptions from the Vancouver foreign buyer tax to home purchasers with Canadian work permits? Almost as soon as BC Premier Christy Clark announced the plan at the Vancouver Chinatown Lunar New Year parade last week, newly graduated foreign students – who are entitled to post-graduation work permits lasting up to three years – were eagerly eyeing the proposal. “I’ve just graduated and got a work permit. Can I buy a property with a loan? How much...

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More Than 400 Whales Strand on New Zealand Beach, Most Die

09 February 2017 23:47:56 NYT > World

More than 400 whales have stranded on a New Zealand beach and about three-quarters of them have died in one of the worst recorded whale strandings in the nation's history.

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Apply for the Beirne Foundation Scholarship for 2017-2018 (CWA - Communications Workers of America)

09 February 2017 23:47:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: CWA - Communications Workers of America) The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation will award 15 partial college scholarships of $3,000 each for two years for the...

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Hearing Date Set for Anti-Worker Secretary of Labor Nominee Andrew Puzder (CWA - Communications Workers of America)

09 February 2017 23:47:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: CWA - Communications Workers of America) The confirmation hearing for anti-worker Secretary of Labor nominee Andrew Puzder has finally been set for February 16th, after being pushed back four times. The hits keep coming against Puzder,...

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Notice to the Market - Material shareholding interest - Safra (Oi SA)

09 February 2017 23:47:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: Oi SA) Oi S.A. -In Judicial Reorganization Corporate Taxpayers' Registry (CNPJ/MF) No. 76.535.764/0001-43 Board of Trade (NIRE) No. 33.300.29520-8 Publicly-Held Company NOTICE TO THE MARKET Oi S.A. -In Judicial Reorganization ("Oi" or"Company"), pursuant to Article 12 of CVM Instruction No. 358/02, announced that, on this date, it received the following correspondences from J. SAFRA SERVIÇOS DE ADMINISTRAÇÃO FIDUCIÁRIA LTDA., transcribed below: " To: Oi S.A. -In Judicial Reorganization CNPJ/MF No. 76.535.764/0001-43 Attention Mr. Ricardo Malavazi Martins Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer RE: DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION REGARDING THE...

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Organizing Update (CWA - Communications Workers of America)

09 February 2017 23:47:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: CWA - Communications Workers of America) BARK CWA Local 7901 in Portland has received voluntary recognition from the environmental non-profit group BARK for 16...

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CWA, Allies Challenge Executive Order on Regulation (CWA - Communications Workers of America)

09 February 2017 23:47:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: CWA - Communications Workers of America) CWA, the consumer group Public Citizen, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) went to court to block the Trump administration from implementing an executive order requiring...

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Bargaining Update (CWA - Communications Workers of America)

09 February 2017 23:47:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: CWA - Communications Workers of America) BREAKING! Momentive Performance Materials Workers at the Momentive chemical plant in Waterford, N.Y., have reached a tentative agreement after standing together for 14 weeks on the picket line. Details of the tentative settlement are being provided to the 700 members of IUE-CWA Locals 81359 and 81380; contract explanation meetings will be held this weekend. If members ratify the proposed agreement, they will return to work on February 15. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was directly involved in the negotiations and helped bring about the tentative settlement. Many New York State elected officials supported the Momentive workers and...

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Singapore Airlines orders 20 GE9X-powered Boeing 777-9 aircraft (GE Aviation Systems North America Inc)

09 February 2017 23:47:24 WN.com - America News

(Source: GE Aviation Systems North America Inc) February 09, 2017 EVENDALE, Ohio - Singapore Airlines announced an order for 20 GE9X-powered Boeing 777-9 aircraft and five spare engines. The order for 45 GE9X engines is valued at more than $2.0 billion (USD) list price. 'Singapore Airlines' order for 20 GE9X-powered 777-9 aircraft demonstrates the airline's confidence in the new...

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CWA Honored by Congressional Progressive Caucus (CWA - Communications Workers of America)

09 February 2017 23:47:24 WN.com - America News

(Source: CWA - Communications Workers of America) Rep. Mark Takano presents the award to CWA Legislative Director Shane Larson. The Congressional Progressive...

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Senators Call on Trump to Act against the Offshoring of American Call Center Jobs (CWA - Communications Workers of America)

09 February 2017 23:47:24 WN.com - America News

(Source: CWA - Communications Workers of America) Democratic Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent a letter to President Trump encouraging his Administration to take action to help protect and bring call center jobs back to the United States, noting that the industry had...

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Over 100 dead in Brazil as police strike spurs anarchy

09 February 2017 23:42:38 GMA News Online / News

More than 100 people have been reported killed during a six-day strike by police in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, as hundreds of troops patrolled streets attempting to keep order with schools and businesses closed and public transport frozen.

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Doorman dies in freak accident while shoveling snow in New York City

09 February 2017 23:40:02 WN.com - World News

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Inmates have been sneaking in and out of Atlanta prison for years

09 February 2017 23:40:02 WN.com - World News

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The real cost of running a tax holiday on guns

09 February 2017 23:40:02 WN.com - World News

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Turkey detains 4 IS suspects, seizes 24 suicide attack belts

09 February 2017 23:40:02 WN.com - World News

By SUZAN FRASER ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police detained four Islamic State group suspects who were allegedly planning to carry out a “sensational” attack in Turkey and seized 24 suicide attack belts, officials said Thursday. The latest detentions came as CIA chief Mike Pompeo arrived in Turkey to discuss the fight against the extremist group in Syria and Iraq, making his first overseas trip since taking office. Police found the suicide belts — made with 150 kilograms (330 pounds) of...

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Fact check: Trump's claim that the number of officer deaths in 2016 increased 56 percent ...

09 February 2017 23:40:02 WN.com - World News

"The number of officers shot and killed in the line of duty last year increased by 56 percent from the year before."-- President Donald Trump, remarks to the Major Cities Chiefs Association, Feb. 8, 2017 --- This claim jumped out at us for two reasons: Trump has a tendency to exaggerate criminal... ......

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Democrat moves to force House debate on Trump's alleged conflicts and Russia ties

09 February 2017 23:40:02 WN.com - World News

In an escalation of Democratic efforts to highlight questions about President Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest and alleged ties to Russia, a senior House Democrat is dusting off a little-used legislative tool to force a committee debate or floor vote on the issue. Rep. Jerrold Nadler,... ......

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Top US general says Afghanistan war at 'stalemate,' more troops needed

09 February 2017 23:40:01 WN.com - World News

In a stark admission, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan told Capitol Hill lawmakers Thursday that after 15 years of war, the conflict remains a “stalemate” – and said thousands more troops are needed to train Afghan forces. ......

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Mexico arrests businessman wanted in US for money laundering

09 February 2017 23:40:01 WN.com - World News

Authorities in the northern Mexico say they've arrested a businessman accused in the U.S. of helping a former governor launder money. ......

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George Clooney, wife, expecting twins

09 February 2017 23:40:01 WN.com - World News

Beyonce isn’t the only celebrity expecting twins. ......

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Firefighter adopting baby he delivered

09 February 2017 23:40:01 WN.com - World News

An emergency call resulted in a first responder taking a baby home to keep as his own. ......

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Fillon's children questioned in 'fake job' probe

09 February 2017 23:40:01 WN.com - World News

French investigators have interviewed two of Francois Fillon's children as part of a probe into paid - but allegedly fake - jobs working for their father. ......

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View from America: Trump's first three weeks

09 February 2017 23:40:01 WN.com - World News

Donald Trump's whirlwind first three weeks in office have been consistently fractious. ......

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