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01/22/2018 - 23:28

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen US government

President Donald Trump claimed victory Monday after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.

President Donald Trump claimed victory Monday after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.

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01/22/2018 - 23:28

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen US government

President Donald Trump claimed victory Monday after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.

President Donald Trump claimed victory Monday after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.


01/22/2018 - 22:52

Sanchez signs for Manchester United, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez said Monday he was "thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world" as he moved to Manchester United from Arsenal in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Alexis Sanchez said Monday he was "thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world" as he moved to Manchester United from Arsenal in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan.


01/22/2018 - 22:16

USA Gymnastics top directors resign in wake of abuse scandal

The executive leadership of USA Gymnastics' board of directors has resigned in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving former US team doctor Larry Nassar, the governing body announced Monday.

The executive leadership of USA Gymnastics' board of directors has resigned in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving former US team doctor Larry Nassar, the governing body announced Monday.


01/22/2018 - 21:55

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen US government

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed victory after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed victory after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.


01/22/2018 - 21:47

Turkey steps up assault on Kurdish militia in Syria

Turkey on Monday intensified its offensive against Kurdish militia targets in Syria as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed there would be no stepping back in a campaign that has stoked concern among Ankara's allies and neighbours.

Turkey on Monday intensified its offensive against Kurdish militia targets in Syria as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed there would be no stepping back in a campaign that has stoked concern among Ankara's allies and neighbours.

01/22/2018 - 23:22

Battling Swansea shock Liverpool

Liverpool's progress towards securing a Champions League spot was halted by the Premier League's bottom club and a single goal by Alfie Mawson on Monday as Liverpool's defensive frailties returned.

Liverpool's progress towards securing a Champions League spot was halted by the Premier League's bottom club and a single goal by Alfie Mawson on Monday as Liverpool's defensive frailties returned.


01/22/2018 - 23:14

Russia posing most complex challenge since Cold War: UK army chief

The head of the British army warned Monday that Russia poses the "most complex and capable" security challenge since the end of the Cold War, warning against complacency in a high-profile intervention.

The head of the British army warned Monday that Russia poses the "most complex and capable" security challenge since the end of the Cold War, warning against complacency in a high-profile intervention.


01/22/2018 - 22:52

Sanchez signs for Manchester United, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez said Monday he was "thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world" as he moved to Manchester United from Arsenal in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Alexis Sanchez said Monday he was "thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world" as he moved to Manchester United from Arsenal in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan.


01/22/2018 - 22:30

UK man 'obsessed' with Muslims hit group with van: court

A British man "obsessed" with Muslims deliberately drove into a group outside a mosque in an act of terrorism intended to kill as many as possible, a court heard Monday.

A British man "obsessed" with Muslims deliberately drove into a group outside a mosque in an act of terrorism intended to kill as many as possible, a court heard Monday.


01/22/2018 - 21:41

UKIP leader refuses to quit despite mass resignations

Britain's anti-EU, anti-immigration UK Independence Party was in chaos Monday after its leader Henry Bolton refused to stand down despite calls to and resignations from a string of senior colleagues.

Britain's anti-EU, anti-immigration UK Independence Party was in chaos Monday after its leader Henry Bolton refused to stand down despite calls to and resignations from a string of senior colleagues.

01/22/2018 - 23:31

Facebook admits social media threat to democracy

Facebook acknowledged Monday that the explosion of social media poses a potential threat to democracy, pledging to tackle the problem head-on and turn its powerful platform into a force for "good."

Facebook acknowledged Monday that the explosion of social media poses a potential threat to democracy, pledging to tackle the problem head-on and turn its powerful platform into a force for "good."


01/22/2018 - 23:28

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen US government

President Donald Trump claimed victory Monday after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.

President Donald Trump claimed victory Monday after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.


01/22/2018 - 22:32

UN Security Council refrains from condemning Turkey

The UN Security Council discussed Turkey's intensifying offensive against Kurdish militias and the worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria on Monday but did not condemn or demand an end to the sensitive Turkish operation.

The UN Security Council discussed Turkey's intensifying offensive against Kurdish militias and the worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria on Monday but did not condemn or demand an end to the sensitive Turkish operation.


01/22/2018 - 21:55

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen US government

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed victory after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed victory after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington.


01/22/2018 - 21:54

Dutch artist who aimed to say 'I do' 25 times, dies of cancer

A Dutch artist, who planned to marry her partner in countries around the world to celebrate gay marriage, died on Monday, her wife announced.

A Dutch artist, who planned to marry her partner in countries around the world to celebrate gay marriage, died on Monday, her wife announced.

01/22/2018 - 22:35

Rogers ends Vice broadcast in Canada

Canadian broadcaster Rogers announced Monday it would stop broadcasting Vice Media's flagship but money-losing channel Viceland in the country, while also ending their content production partnership.

Canadian broadcaster Rogers announced Monday it would stop broadcasting Vice Media's flagship but money-losing channel Viceland in the country, while also ending their content production partnership.


01/22/2018 - 21:32

Bollywood star urges Davos set to fight sexism

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday urged the economic elite to break down barriers of discrimination against women as they gathered for the Davos forum.

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday urged the economic elite to break down barriers of discrimination against women as they gathered for the Davos forum.


01/22/2018 - 18:09

Juventus fly-on-the-wall series set for Netflix airing

Gianluigi Buffon will be among the Juventus players to star in a fly-on-the-wall documentary series on Netflix from February 16, the reigning Serie A champions confirmed on Monday.

Gianluigi Buffon will be among the Juventus players to star in a fly-on-the-wall documentary series on Netflix from February 16, the reigning Serie A champions confirmed on Monday.


01/22/2018 - 17:09

Sundance debuts dark tale of triplets split at birth

If it were a conspiracy thriller it would be dismissed as far-fetched, but Tim Wardle's astonishing story of triplets separated at birth and reunited by pure chance is all too real.

If it were a conspiracy thriller it would be dismissed as far-fetched, but Tim Wardle's astonishing story of triplets separated at birth and reunited by pure chance is all too real.


01/22/2018 - 15:00

Armando Iannucci: I'd never target beyond-satire Trump

British satirist Armando Iannucci's return to Sundance comes exactly nine years after his first lacerating big screen political comedy "In the Loop" debuted at the US film festival.

British satirist Armando Iannucci's return to Sundance comes exactly nine years after his first lacerating big screen political comedy "In the Loop" debuted at the US film festival.

01/22/2018 - 23:43

Baseball Hall of Fame voters reconsider Bonds, Clemens

The ghost of past drug scandals will be hovering over Baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday as the latest batch of inductees are named, with Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens facing an uphill battle to force their way into consideration.

The ghost of past drug scandals will be hovering over Baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday as the latest batch of inductees are named, with Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens facing an uphill battle to force their way into consideration.


01/22/2018 - 23:28

Cardinals hire Panthers defensive coordinator Wilks as coach

Steve Wilks, former defensive coordinator for the NFL's Carolina Panthers, was hired Monday as the new coach for the Arizona Cardinals, replacing the retiring Bruce Arians.

Steve Wilks, former defensive coordinator for the NFL's Carolina Panthers, was hired Monday as the new coach for the Arizona Cardinals, replacing the retiring Bruce Arians.


01/22/2018 - 23:25

Costa keeps Juventus in hot pursuit of Napoli

Brazilian Douglas Costa scored the only goal as champions Juventus kept in hot pursuit of leaders Napoli with a 1-0 against Genoa on Monday.

Brazilian Douglas Costa scored the only goal as champions Juventus kept in hot pursuit of leaders Napoli with a 1-0 against Genoa on Monday.


01/22/2018 - 23:22

Battling Swansea shock Liverpool

Liverpool's progress towards securing a Champions League spot was halted by the Premier League's bottom club and a single goal by Alfie Mawson on Monday as Liverpool's defensive frailties returned.

Liverpool's progress towards securing a Champions League spot was halted by the Premier League's bottom club and a single goal by Alfie Mawson on Monday as Liverpool's defensive frailties returned.


01/22/2018 - 23:00

NBA Bucks fire coach Kidd

Jason Kidd was fired as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, with franchise chiefs saying a change was needed to help the team challenge for championships.

Jason Kidd was fired as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, with franchise chiefs saying a change was needed to help the team challenge for championships.