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Chelsea Manning's prison sentence commuted by Barack Obama

The Guardian 358 sources

The whistleblower, who has been imprisoned for six years for leaking state secrets, is now set to go free on 17 May

Brexit Bulletin: Deal or No Deal

Bloomberg / News 578 sources

The British prime minister threatened to walk away from the EU without a deal if she doesn't get her way. by. Simon Kennedy. @simonjkennedy More stories by Simon Kennedy. and. Timothy Ross. @TimRoss_1 More stories by Timothy Ross. Tue Jan…

'ON OUR CHILDREN'S SIDE' Trump education pick DeVos voices support for public school alternatives

Fox News 102 sources

Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos voiced strong support for public school alternatives at her confirmation hearing Tuesday, telling senators that "parents no longer believe that a one-size-fits-all model of learning fits the needs of…

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

CBS News 62 sources

Reason not disclosed but his chief of staff tells CBS Houston affiliate KHOU-TV he's "doing fine"

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EE fined £2,700,000 for overcharging customers

Metro.co.uk 20 sources

Mobile phone company EE has been fined £2.7 million by Ofcom for overcharging tens of thousands of customers.

Thousands of UK tourists told to flee The Gambia

Sky News / US News 23 sources

Thousands of UK holidaymakers are set to be flown home from The Gambia due to growing political unrest.


China entering a 'new era' after Xi Jinping speech, the chair of one of the largest law firms says

CNBC 188 sources

President Xi Jinping's speech in Davos signaled a "new era", the chairman of one of the world's largest law firm told CNBC.


At DeVos' Senate Hearing, Questions Of Choice, Charters, 'Other Options'

NPR 168 sources

President-elect Trump's pick for education secretary faced tough questions during her Senate confirmation hearing. She maintained her strong support for school choice and free-market solutions.


Man wanted in shooting death of Orlando police officer in custody

Fox News 73 sources

The man accused of killing an Orlando police officer and his pregnant ex-girlfriend was caught late Tuesday hiding out in an abandoned home wearing body armor and armed with two handguns, officials said.


Former Apprentice candidate Summer Zervos files defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump

The Independent 95 sources

Ms Zervos first spoke about Mr Trump's alleged inappropriate behaviour last year Former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos has filed a defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump, accusing him of failing to admit the truth about his alleged…


UPDATE 5-Obama shortens sentence of Manning, who gave secrets to WikiLeaks

Reuters 317 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks,…

MSF: Nigeria air strike on refugee camp kills dozens

Al Jazeera 233 sources

Nigerian military says it accidentally killed an unknown number of civilians in a strike aimed at Boko Haram fighters.


Trump Accuser Files Defamation Suit Against President-Elect

NBC News / News 95 sources

A woman who previously accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct has filed a defamation lawsuit against the president-elect.

New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

Deseret News 55 sources

Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of...


CBO Predicts 18 Million Uninsured, Higher Premiums In First Year After Obamacare Repeal And Delay

The Huffington Post 125 sources

The Congressional Budget Office just issued a report on the likely effects of a Republican effort to repeal Obamacare immediately but keep some elements of the coverage expansion in place for two years.

Feds: Wife present when Fla. gunman bought ammo - Club attacker's wife could face life in prison on new charges - Orlando nightclubs deploy radar technology to detect weapons

Fox News 79 sources

Noor Salman, the wife of the Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen, shopped with her husband at a Walmart the night before the massacre where he bought five containers of ammunition, a source close to the investigation told FoxNews.com on…


Mike Tomlin's stern response to Antonio Brown's Facebook blunder: 'It was selfish of him'

Fox News / Sports 79 sources

Tomlin said Brown will face discipline from the team for his 'foolish' actions.


Prime minister vows to put final Brexit deal before parliament

The Guardian 666 sources

Theresa May promises to give peers and MPs vote in speech setting out government’s 12 priorities for negotiations with EU


Obamacare repeal would increase uninsured by 32 million, lead to double-digit price hikes, CBO says

CNBC / U.S. 125 sources

The analysis looks at the fallout of a repeal bill previously proposed by Trump's pick to head HHS.


More than 100 refugees and Red Cross workers killed by accident

Metro.co.uk 233 sources

More than 100 people were killed in Nigeria when a military jet mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, a state official said.

Putin: Those Who Spread Fake Allegations About Trump Are 'Worse Than Prostitutes'

The Huffington Post 151 sources

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday an unsubstantiated report that alleged Russia had gathered compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was a hoax.

Tuesday, Jan 17

Inauguration boycott grows as Donald Trump meets Martin Luther King III

The Guardian / US 257 sources

As son of civil rights hero attends Trump Tower for ‘constructive’ meeting, 26 Democrats say they will not attend on Friday after Trump spat with John Lewis

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: underwater search called off

The Guardian / World 457 sources

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 might never be found after suspension of underwater search

Istanbul Reina nightclub attack suspect captured

BBC.com 350 sources

Abdulkadir Masharipov is the prime suspect in the massacre of 39 people on New Year's Eve.

Theresa May Confirms UK Will Quit Single Market As She Sets Out Her Brexit Goals

Huffington Post UK 533 sources

Theresa May today confirmed the UK will be leaving the Single Market as she set out her vision for Brexit.

Monday, Jan 16

Donald Trump declares Brexit as ‘great thing’ and pledges a rapid trade agreement

The President-elect spoke in glowing terms of his 'love' for the UK and of his plans to invite Theresa May to the White House, during an interview with former cabinet minister Michael Gove.

Omar Mateen’s wife Noor Salman arrested, charged with obstruction

NY Daily News 219 sources

She was reportedly charged with obstruction.

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Gene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dies

USA TODAY 263 sources

Retired astronaut Eugene "Gene" Cernan died Monday at age 82.

Sunday, Jan 15

‘BE VERY, VERY CAREFUL’ CIA’s Brennan hits Trump, says he lacks grasp of Russian threat to world

Fox News 171 sources

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan had some sharp criticism and warnings Sunday for Donald Trump, saying the incoming president doesn’t have a “full understanding” of Russia’s power and threat to the world.

Trump Calls Civil Rights Icon Lewis 'All Talk,' Sparking Backlash

NBC News 179 sources

Trump's series of tweets criticizing Lewis set off a flurry of reaction on the weekend before Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Ringling Brothers Circus To Bid Farewell After 146 years Of Being The ‘Greatest Show On Earth’

The Inquisitr 266 sources

Ringling Brothers Circus will take its final bow in May. The owner of the famed circus, which has toured for 146 years, told the Associated Press that it wasn’t any one thing that is forcing Ringling Brothers to hang up their top hat for…

Theresa May 'to say UK is ready to leave single market'

ITV / News 108 sources

Theresa May is expected to say the UK is prepared to leave the single market, the customs union and the European Court of Justice this week.

Saturday, Jan 14

SpaceX launches first rocket since September explosion

The Hill / Technology 261 sources

The Falcon 9 took off from California and landed in the Pacific Ocean.

Senate intelligence committee to question Trump team on Russia links

The Guardian 81 sources

The Senate intelligence committee plans to interview senior figures in the incoming Trump administration as part of its inquiry into Russian hacking during the US election, its chairman said on Friday.

Trump starts MLK weekend by attacking civil rights hero John Lewis

The Guardian / US 179 sources

Donald Trump provoked fresh outrage on Saturday by lashing out at a revered civil rights activist who challenged the legitimacy of his election win.

Donald Trump suggests he may drop Russia sanctions if Moscow 'is helpful'

The Guardian 118 sources

President-elect also hints that Beijing will need to show good faith on trade practices for him to commit to ‘One China’ policy

Friday, Jan 13

House votes along party lines to take first step to repeal Obamacare

Washington Post 229 sources

The measure, which had already been passed by the Senate, will allow Republicans to use special budget procedures to repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act without cooperation from Democrats. A handful of Republicans voted with…

Obama surprises Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom

NY Daily News 259 sources

Obama had one more trick up his sleeve as President.

US visa-free residency for Cubans ‘to end’

BBC / US / Canada 202 sources

US to end its policy of allowing Cubans residency without visas, US media report.

Feds release scathing report on Chicago police abuse

StarTribune.com 238 sources

Chicago police have violated the constitutional rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias against blacks, using excessive force and shooting people who did not pose immediate threats, the Justice Department announced Friday…