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USA Gymnastics board members quit amid Nassar scandal

USA Gymnastics board members quit amid Nassar scandal

Meanwhile, Michigan Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis said her office received about four calls over the weekend after an global Facebook page for gymnastics urged unreported victims to make a report and listed the office's phone number.


Stormy reception for Mike Pence's speech to Knesset in Israel

Stormy reception for Mike Pence's speech to Knesset in Israel

The visit, part of a wider tour of Middle Eastern countries, comes amid simmering Palestinian anger at US President Donald Trump's December recognition of Jerusalem (al-Quds) as the capital of Israel . At this point, it's not much of a loss. Israel believes Iran's civilian nuclear programme is being used as cover to build an A-bomb, while Trump has repeatedly threatened to tear up an agreement between Tehran and Washington on the issue.


PM Modi set to deliver key address at Davos today

PM Modi set to deliver key address at Davos today

Now, it remains to be seen how successful Modi is in selling his message that India is open for business. "I look at this as an opportunity". About the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Modi said that discussions began during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government but the successive UPA governments failed to convince the states.


Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

At the Palongkhali refugee camp, near the Naf River that marks the border between the two countries, a group of Rohingya leaders gathered early on Monday morning with a loudspeaker and a banner listing a set of demands for their return to Myanmar, Reuters reported.


48% of Americans think Trump's 'shithole' remarks were racist

48% of Americans think Trump's 'shithole' remarks were racist

The path to a deal seems even more complicated after last week's coarse Oval Office conversation, and Mr Trump has accused Mr Durbin of undermining the trust necessary to reach an agreement. David Perdue of Georgia denied the reported remarks on January 11, the day of the meeting, but the next day they shifted to saying they did not recall exactly what the president said.


Suspect accepts plea in kidnapping, murder of Holly Bobo

Suspect accepts plea in kidnapping, murder of Holly Bobo

Bobo was a nursing student who disappeared from her home in Decatur County in 2011. Her remains weren't found until September 2014, when they were located by two ginseng hunters in woods not far from their home, about 100 miles southwest of Nashville.