• Brazil's VP says Bolsonaro son's transactions are unrelated to government
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    Brazil's VP says Bolsonaro son's transactions are unrelated to government

    The probe involving cash transfers into the account of President Jair Bolsonaro's son are not related to the government, Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Sunday in an interview with Reuters. "Flavio Bolsonaro has nothing to do with our government," Mourao said, referring to the former

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    The Latest: AU 'postpones' urgent trip to Congo over vote

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's election results (all times local):

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    Alvaro Ortiz wins Latin America Amateur, heads to Masters

    LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico finally earned his trip to the Masters by delivering clutch moments on the back nine Sunday to close with a 6-under 66 and win the Latin American Amateur Championship.

  • Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoil
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    Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoil

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president announced on Sunday he will return home and skip the World Economic Forum after a week of turmoil in which activists have said at least a dozen people have been killed in a government crackdown.

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    Hundreds of commuters caught in long traffic jam in south Delhi

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Hundreds of commuters were caught in a 5-km-long traffic jam for nearly three hours in the wake of traffic restrains caused by movement of Denmark Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen and other foreign dignitary in south Delhi, an traffic officer said on Sunday. The gridlock

  • Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna dies at 74
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    Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna dies at 74

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Andy Vajna, a Hungarian-American film producer who worked on several "Rambo" movies with Sylvester Stallone, "Total Recall" with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Madonna's "Evita," has died. He was 74.

  • Trump may have spoken to Cohen before false testimony to Congress – Giuliani
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    Trump may have spoken to Cohen before false testimony to Congress – Giuliani

    ‘So what if he talked to him?’ Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s attorney, said on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday. Donald Trump may have talked to Michael Cohen in advance about Cohen’s false testimony to Congress on their pursuit of a property deal in Russia, the president’s attorney said on Sunday

  • Congo political crisis deepens as top court rejects vote challenge
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    Congo political crisis deepens as top court rejects vote challenge

    Congo's political standoff deepened on Sunday after the top court backed the contested presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, then his main rival rejected the ruling, called for protests and declared himself leader. As Tshisekedi's supporters celebrated the ruling in the streets

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    Qatar says Gaza payouts on track after delay over border violence

    A third Qatari cash donation for impoverished Gaza civil servants will be made this week after it was held back by Israel in protest at Palestinian border violence, a Qatari diplomat said on Sunday. Qatar in November began a six-month, $150 million programme to fund civil servant wages and shipments

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    Flash freeze of melting snowstorm seen icing over U.S. Northeast

    Plunging temperatures after a wet winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the U.S. Northeast were expected to flash freeze much of the region on Sunday and make travel dicey during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday. "Any water that remains on the road will freeze into

  • Gillibrand and Gabbard face first test as 2020 candidates on past views
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    Gillibrand and Gabbard face first test as 2020 candidates on past views

    Kirsten Gillibrand was asked about previous campaigns and the hardline immigration views she held. Kirsten Gillibrand and Tulsi Gabbard, declared candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, faced tricky questions on Sunday about former political positions. In a growing 2020 field, Gillibrand

  • 'Time to say goodbye': Vonn in too much pain to continue
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    'Time to say goodbye': Vonn in too much pain to continue

    CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) -- What was evident all weekend for Lindsey Vonn became clear to everyone else on Sunday. No wonder that Vonn is considering moving up her retirement. "But I'm emotional right now," Vonn quickly added.

  • Israel and Chad revive diplomatic relations, call for closer security ties
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    Israel and Chad revive diplomatic relations, call for closer security ties

    N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Israel confirmed a diplomatic rapprochement with Muslim-majority Chad on Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a visit to the Chadian capital to stress their mutual interest in confronting Islamist insurgencies. Seeking to rebuild ties with Africa damaged by the

  • Greek protesters angry over Macedonia deal clash with police
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    Greek protesters angry over Macedonia deal clash with police

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesters clashed with police outside Greece's parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people Sunday against the Greek-Macedonia name deal. At least 25 police officers were injured and seven people arrested, police said.

  • Police fire tear gas as Greeks protest against Macedonia name deal
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    Police fire tear gas as Greeks protest against Macedonia name deal

    Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament on Sunday as tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens to protest ahead of next week's parliamentary vote to ratify a name deal with Macedonia. Central Athens turned into a sea of people holding blue and white Greek flags as thousands

  • Polish PM calls for respect in public life after mayor slain
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    Polish PM calls for respect in public life after mayor slain

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on politicians and public figures Sunday to make the public debate more respectful after the slaying of Gdansk city mayor which raised calls for national reconciliation.

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    Iraqi archaeologist, museums champion, dies at 80

    BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi archaeologist, who lent her expertise to rebuilding the National Museum's collection after it was looted in 2003, has died at the age of 80.

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    Gang robs, assaults actress Farheen Prabhakar in Delhi

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Four robbers of the notorious 'Thak Thak' gang assaulted and robbed Bollywood actress Farheen Prabhakar of her wallet and mobile phones when she was on her way to a mall in south Delhi, a police officer said on Sunday. The victim is wife of former Indian cricketer Manoj

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    'Indian foundry industry set to double growith rate in 5 years'

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian foundry industry is set to double its growth rate in the next five years due to opening up of defence, railways and aerospace areas for the private sector, prompting the government to relax foreign direct investment norms, said the Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF

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    Indian Navy suspends operation to retrieve body of dead miner

    Shillong, Jan 20 (IANS) The Navy on Sunday "suspended" its operation to retrieve the body of one of the 15 miners trapped inside an illegal 370-ft flooded coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, an official said. The miners are trapped for more than a month now since December

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    Juvenile held for robbing woman professor of IGNOU

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a juvenile for robbing a woman professor of Indira Gandhi National Open University in south Delhi, a police officer said on Sunday. The police said the incident occurred on Saturday night when the victim, identified as Neelam Chaudhary, 59, had gone to

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    Hundreds of commuters caught in long traffic jam in soth Delhi

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Hundreds of commuters were caught in a 5-km-long traffic jam for nearly three hours in the wake of traffic restrains caused by movement of Denmark Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen and other foreign dignitary in south Delhi, an traffic officer said on Sunday. The gridlock

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    Canales leads Betis to 3-2 comeback over Girona in Spain

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sergio Canales converted a penalty in injury time to lead Real Betis' 3-2 comeback over Girona in the Spanish league on Sunday.

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    Facing flak for remarks against Mayawati, BJP MLA apologises

    Singh, who represents Mughalsarai in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, at a rally on Saturday had called Mayawati "worse than a transgender" and accused her of being an "opportunist" for aligning with once arch rival Samajwadi Party (SP). "The day a woman's blouse, petticoat

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    Left parties gear up for their Feb 3 Brigade Parade rally

    Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) After Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's 'United India' rally at the Brigade Parade Ground, the Left parties are trying hard to make their February 3 rally at the same venue a success ahead of Lok Sabha elections, a state leader said on Sunday. Taunting the