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    Trump tries to fix govt. shutdown over phone

    Washington DC [United States], Jan 22 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has engaged in a telephonic conversation with leaders in Congress and several members of his Cabinet, in hopes of finding a deal to end the government shutdown before it enters a third day. "We are continuing to work

  • US hockey GM dies unexpectedly at Colorado Springs home
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    US hockey GM dies unexpectedly at Colorado Springs home

    Longtime USA Hockey executive and U.S. Olympic men's hockey general manager Jim Johannson died unexpectedly Sunday at age 53, shocking the sport less than three weeks before the start of the Pyeongchang Games.

  • Kyrgios upbeat despite falling short yet again at home Slam
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    Kyrgios upbeat despite falling short yet again at home Slam

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After Nick Kyrgios dropped the first two sets to Grigor Dimitrov in their tense, back-and-forth fourth-round match at the Australian Open, a spectator called out to him as he dejectedly walked back to the service line, "Pick your head up."

  • Droves fill pope's final Mass in restive Latin America trip
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    Droves fill pope's final Mass in restive Latin America trip

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — More than 1 million people turned out Sunday for Pope Francis' final Mass in Peru, giving him a warm and heartfelt farewell that contrasted sharply with the outcry he caused in neighboring Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slandering a bishop.

  • Garcia starts new year with victory in Singapore
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    Garcia starts new year with victory in Singapore

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Masters champion Sergio Garcia began his 20th year as a pro by closing with a 3-under 68 for a five-shot victory at the Singapore Open.

  • The Latest: Pope departs Peru, concluding South America trip
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    The Latest: Pope departs Peru, concluding South America trip

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local):

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    Oxfam highlights sharp inequality as Davos elite gathers

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.

  • Weekend of women's marches promises continued momentum
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    Weekend of women's marches promises continued momentum

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.

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    US needs to rebuild trust on two-state solution: Jordan

    Amman, Jan 22 (IANS) King Abdullah II of Jordan has said the US needs to rebuild trust to achieve the two-state solution that entails creating an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. The King made the remarks on Sunday at a meeting with visiting US Vice President Mike Pence

  • Watford hires Gracia, blames Everton for change of manager
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    Watford hires Gracia, blames Everton for change of manager

    LONDON (AP) — Watford's rapid turnover of managers produced the ninth change in less than six years Sunday when Javi Gracia replaced Marco Silva following a downturn in form blamed on Everton.

  • North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South
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    North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday as part of an official delegation, triggering a media frenzy as she checked potential venues for performances during next month's Winter Olympics.

  • Messi, Suarez score twice as Barcelona extends league lead
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    Messi, Suarez score twice as Barcelona extends league lead

    SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona won 5-0 at Real Betis on Sunday with five second-half goals to increase its Spanish league lead.

  • Ex-Mexican national soccer star joins leftist Morena party
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    Ex-Mexican national soccer star joins leftist Morena party

    MEXICO CITY (AP) —

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    Lucy Fallon wants to take up pole dancing

    London, Jan 22 (IANS) "Coronation Street" star Lucy Fallon would love to take up pole dancing to bring out her "sexy side" and for a good workout. Hopefully it will help me bring out my inner sexy side. "For my sister's hen do last year, we went to a pole-dancing fitness

  • Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care
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    Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care

    The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially since President Donald Trump took ...

  • Blood, goals for Ronaldo as Madrid scores 7 to end poor run
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    Blood, goals for Ronaldo as Madrid scores 7 to end poor run

    MADRID (AP) — Despite watching Cristiano Ronaldo go off covered in blood, Real Madrid fans got to celebrate at home again with the team's biggest win of the season in the Spanish league.

  • Afghan forces end deadly Taliban siege at Kabul hotel
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    Afghan forces end deadly Taliban siege at Kabul hotel

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fled the gunbattle and fire sparked by the assault

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    Turkish airstrikes, shelling in Syria kill 18 civilians

    Damascus, Jan 22 (IANS) At least 18 civilians have been killed in the Turkish military campaign against Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin enclave in northern Syria, a monitor group has reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deaths occurred in Afrin and surrounding villages, as Turkey

  • Q&A: Samsung's Alex Hawkinson on smart-home evolution
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    Q&A: Samsung's Alex Hawkinson on smart-home evolution

    Many everyday appliances are connecting to the internet these days, allowing people to control them with apps and voice commands. More homes are embracing this, especially as people get comfortable using ...

  • US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia
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    US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia

    U.S. oil production is booming and is forecast to top that of heavyweight Saudi Arabia and rival Russia this year, a global energy agency said Friday. The International Energy Agency said in its monthly ...

  • France's Davos? Macron hosting 140 CEOs in investment push
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    France's Davos? Macron hosting 140 CEOs in investment push

    French President Emmanuel Macron will be hosting over 100 CEOs of major multinationals at the chateau of Versailles to try to persuade them to invest, and especially hire, in France. Macron will vaunt ...

  • Mertens ends goal drought as Napoli goes 4 clear in Serie A
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    Mertens ends goal drought as Napoli goes 4 clear in Serie A

    MILAN (AP) — Napoli appears more and more likely to end Juventus' stranglehold on the Italian league title.

  • Depay scores winner as Lyon beats league leader PSG 2-1
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    Depay scores winner as Lyon beats league leader PSG 2-1

    PARIS (AP) — Memphis Depay scored with a superb strike deep into injury time as second-placed Lyon beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 on Sunday, handing the league leader its second defeat of the season.

  • Greeks rally over name dispute with neighbor Macedonia
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    Greeks rally over name dispute with neighbor Macedonia

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to demand that Macedonia change its name because it's also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital.

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    Mexican regulators cite price-fixing in domestic flights

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's anti-monopoly commission says it has found evidence of price-fixing by airlines on domestic airplane tickets.