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US government shuts down as Donald Trump feuds with Democrats

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January 20, 2018 10:17 AM
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The world’s most powerful government shut down on Saturday(Jan 20) after President Donald Trump and the US Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies, highlighting America’s deep political divisions.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Papadakis and Cizeron win 4th straight European gold

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MOSCOW (AP) Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron have won their fourth consecutive European figure skating championship, extending the two world records they already held.

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Aziz Ansari: Babe reporter responds to veteran female journalist's criticism by attacking her age and appearance

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In what has turned into an offshoot of the alleged sexual misconduct by Aziz Ansari, veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield responded on air to criticism sent in an email from the woman who wrote the original story. Katie Way, a writer for the digital outlet Babe, wrote the email declining to be on Ms Banfield's programme "Crime and Justice" and also attacked her appearance, age, and career in response to Ms Banfield's original report which criticised Ansari's accuser. In the original story a woman - only known under the pseudonym "Grace" - went on a date with Ansari and detailed what "Grace" felt was behaviour that made her uncomfortable.

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Passenger plane lifted away from cliff edge after Turkey runway incident

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A passenger plane that skidded off a Turkish airport runway has been lifted away from its precarious position on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Black Sea. Two enormous cranes were used to hoist the Pegasus Airlines plane which ran into trouble moments after landing at Trabzon Airport on Turkey’s northeast coastline on 13 January. The 162 passengers on board the Boeing 737-800 miraculously escaped without any serious injuries after the out-of-control plane suddenly veered off an icy runway and hurtled down the side of the cliff. Cranes are used to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in Turkey's Trabzon Airport Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty It stopped just a few metres short of the sea below after the plane’s wheels became stuck in the mud on the cliff. Passengers were evacuated following an anxious 20-minute wait for emergency crews to arrive. The pilot and co-pilot, who both passed breathalyser tests after an investigation into the incident was launched, reported a sudden ‘engine surge’ after landing. An investigation into what caused the incident has been launched  Credit: Seyit Ahmet Eksik /Anadolu Agency / Getty “When we were going to make our usual manoeuvre towards the right from the seaside by reducing our speed, the right engine suddenly gained speed for a reason we do now know,” a pilot told Trabzon prosecutors, the Dogan news agency reports. “Due to this speed, the plane got out of our control and suddenly swung to the left and got stuck into the mud in the cliff.” People work on the Pegasus Airlines recovery operation Credit: AP Photo /Lefteris Pitarakis Turkey’s civil aviation authority will now examine the plane’s black box to try and establish what caused it to veer so dramatically off course. Terrified passenger Fatma Gördü told Turkish media the plane began suddenly shaking on the runway. A Pegasus plane skidded off the runway and got stuck in some mud on the side of a cliff  Credit: Hakan Burak Altunoz/Anadolu Agency/Getty “We tilted to the side, the front was down while the plane’s rear was up. There was panic. People shouting, screaming,” she said. Pegasus Airlines said in a statement that Flight PC 8622 “had a runway excursion incident during landing”. Another passenger, Yüksel Gördü, said it was “a miracle” that they survived the ordeal.

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Zidane: I will never throw in the towel at Real Madrid

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Zinedine Zidane bullishly rejected the notion of walking away from Real Madrid as he dismissed suggestions of a rift between himself and the Santiago Bernabeu board on transfer policy. Madrid entertain Deportivo at the Bernabeu on Sunday, aiming to bounce back from last weekend's 1-0 loss to Villarreal that left them fourth in the table ...]

From: www.soccernews.com

Alpine Skiing: Germany's Dressen snatches surprise Kitzbuehel win

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Germany's Thomas Dressen tamed the dangerous Streif course to snatch a surprise victory in the men's downhill on Saturday and beat specialist Beat Feuz and Aksel Lund Svindal.

Tags: Germany, EU
From: feeds.reuters.com

Barcelona refute claims of Griezmann agreement

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Barcelona have categorically denied media reports claiming they have already reached an agreement with Antoine Griezmann behind the backs of Atletico Madrid ahead of an end-of-season transfer. News broke in the Catalan media early on Saturday that Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu had carried out negotiations with Griezmann's representatives and secured his signature for a ...]

From: www.soccernews.com

Britain able to have bespoke deal with EU: Macron

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French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Britain would be able to have a bespoke deal with the European Union after Brexit, one of Prime Minister Theresa May's objectives.

From: feeds.reuters.com

PHOTOS: To Brighten Dreary Winter Nights, A Festival Lights Up London

Added: 20.01.2018 12:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Winters in London can be damp and dreary, and it gets dark early. The "Lumiere London" light festival features more than 50 outdoor installations by artists from Europe and North America.

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Action Puzzler StarDrone VR Coming to European PlayStation VR Owners Next Week

Added: 20.01.2018 11:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

The title is already available for North American gamers.

Tags: EU, Gamers
From: n4g.com

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