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England captain Dylan Hartley banned for six weeks for swinging arm

When Hartley does return, he will be very short of match practice but O'Driscoll is confident that he can still do a job for England in the Six Nations. A disciplinary committee found that Hartley's original offence was worth of a five-week suspension and added a further two weeks due to the 30-year-old's awful disciplinary record.



Rex Tillerson: Who Is Donald Trump's Pick For Secretary of State?

Republicans and Democrats said Tillerson, who is president of Exxon Mobil Corp, would be asked about his contacts with Russian Federation, having met Putin several times. Trump says those contacts should serve Tillerson well as America's top diplomat. "I look forward to learning more about his record and his views", said Marco Rubio , Senator from Florida, in a statement issued after the announcement, leaving the door open for negotiations.



US says it has seen Aleppo ceasefire reports, cannot confirm them

A rebel official earlier told AFP that a deal had been reached with Damascus, backed by Russian Federation and Turkey, to allow the fighters to leave with their light weapons. At the same time, a correspondent from a pro-Damascus television station spoke to camera from a part of Aleppo held by the government, standing in a tidy street with flowing traffic.


International Monetary Fund chief expected to stand trial over fraud case

International Monetary Fund chief expected to stand trial over fraud case

At the time, she approved an out-of-court settlement with businessman Bernard Tapie. She is appearing before the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), a body set up in 1993 to handle crimes allegedly committed by cabinet ministers. The prosecution says that through her actions, Ms Lagarde "deprived the state of a chance to avoid this money being misused". He has been accused of not showing Lagarde "essential" documents from a state committee that advised against sending the case to ...


Trump's victory in Wisconsin affirmed following recount

Trump's victory in Wisconsin affirmed following recount

The billionaire NY real estate mogul tweets , "The final Wisconsin vote is in and guess what - we just picked up an additional 131 votes". Instead, the campaign will turn its efforts toward future elections, by seeking to overhaul recount procedures and its use of paperless voting machines.