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Olympics: Banned Russians' Winter Games plea

Olympics: Banned Russians' Winter Games plea

But 169 Russians who have passed strict anti-doping protocols will compete under a neutral flag as Olympic Athletes from Russia . On Monday, the Olympic governing body still denied invitations to the 2018 Games in respect of 13 Russian athletes and two coaches, ignoring the CAS ruling which had dropped all doping allegations against them.


Exposed: Top Dem probing Trump has own Russian Federation secret

Exposed: Top Dem probing Trump has own Russian Federation secret

It doesn't appear that the meeting between Senator Warner and Christopher Steele ever materialized, but the damning texts suggest he kept his contact with the lobbyist of a Russian oligarch secret from the Senate Intelligence Committee. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio , who sits on the committee, said late Thursday that the texts are not controversial. "Sen. Warner fully disclosed this to the committee four months ago", he wrote on Twitter, with a link to the article.


Democrat Woman Leading #MeToo Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Democrat Woman Leading #MeToo Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Fierro said he fears that his accusation will harm the #MeToo movement since Garcia is so closely associated with it, but chose to speak out since her actions are contrary to the movement's cause. "I would say that most of the public realizes that our job is based on relationships, and so we are expected to go out there and socialize", she said.


Auto expo gets electric push

Auto expo gets electric push

Renault says that Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept is the fusion of a standard Renault Zoe and a Formula E Renault e.dams single seater, hence the sporty design. The Indian auto firm is a "pioneer in e-mobility", investing $75 million (roughly Rs. 482) in its electric fleet since 2010 with another $90 million earmarked as production ramps up in the next three years, Babu said at the sidelines of the Auto Expo.


253 candidates file nominations for Nagaland polls

253 candidates file nominations for Nagaland polls

Scrutiny of nomination papers of the 257 candidates, including five women, from nine political parties and Independents was carried out on Thursday, he said. The NDPP, led by former chief minister Neiphiu Rio, will have its candidates in 40 constituencies. Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang (pictured above) was among those who filed their papers on the last day, PTI reported.


Rand Paul Stalls Senate Vote To Keep Government Open

Rand Paul Stalls Senate Vote To Keep Government Open

Paul, a Kentucky Republican who famously spent almost 13 hours filibustering the nomination of former CIA Director John Brennan in 2013, began to speak just before 6 p.m. Congress has until midnight to pass a spending plan to avoid a government shutdown . "We have to be strong as a country... to respect the aspirations of people who are our future", Pelosi said on the House floor.