Monthly Archives: January 2019

Maria Sharapova beaten by Ashleigh Barty at Australian Open

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Ashleigh Barty survived Maria Sharapova’s comeback in the third set to defeat the Russian and become the first Australian woman to make the quarterfinals at her home grand slam in 10 years.
Ashleigh Barty survived Maria Sharapova’s comeback in the third set to defeat the Russian and become the first Australian woman to make the quarterfinals at her home grand slam in 10 years.
Maria Sharapova beaten by Ashleigh Barty at Australian Open

Gender of penguin raised by Sydney's same-sex parents revealed

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It feels like just yesterday that Sphen and Magic, the same-sex penguin couple living at Sydney’s Sea Life Aquarium in Australia, melted the Internet’s hearts by bringing a baby chick into the world.
It feels like just yesterday that Sphen and Magic, the same-sex penguin couple living at Sydney’s Sea Life Aquarium in Australia, melted the Internet’s hearts by bringing a baby chick into the world.
Gender of penguin raised by Sydney's same-sex parents revealed

Former Chicago officer sentenced to 81 months for fatally shooting teenager

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Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced Friday to six years and nine months in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, more than four years after the shooting.
Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced Friday to six years and nine months in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, more than four years after the shooting.
Former Chicago officer sentenced to 81 months for fatally shooting teenager

At least 20 people killed, dozens injured in pipeline explosion in Mexico

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At least 20 people were killed in central Mexico after a ruptured gasoline pipeline blew up Friday evening, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said.
At least 20 people were killed in central Mexico after a ruptured gasoline pipeline blew up Friday evening, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said.
At least 20 people killed, dozens injured in pipeline explosion in Mexico

The special counsel's office, in a rare statement, says BuzzFeed's characterization is 'not accurate'

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office disputed an explosive story from BuzzFeed News as “not accurate” Friday night, after the news outlet suggested the President obstructed justice by reporting he directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, which Cohen was later prosecuted for.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office disputed an explosive story from BuzzFeed News as “not accurate” Friday night, after the news outlet suggested the President obstructed justice by reporting he directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, which Cohen was later prosecuted for.
The special counsel's office, in a rare statement, says BuzzFeed's characterization is 'not accurate'

Controversial Indian spiritual guru sentenced to life in prison for murder

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A controversial Indian spiritual guru has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2002 murder of a journalist who helped expose the sexual abuse of women within his sect.
A controversial Indian spiritual guru has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2002 murder of a journalist who helped expose the sexual abuse of women within his sect.
Controversial Indian spiritual guru sentenced to life in prison for murder

Australia heat wave reaches its peak

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An extreme heat wave that is breaking records across Australia is expected to peak in many parts of the country Friday, with temperatures forecast to stay above 40 C degrees Celsius (104 F) for the sixth day in a row.
An extreme heat wave that is breaking records across Australia is expected to peak in many parts of the country Friday, with temperatures forecast to stay above 40 C degrees Celsius (104 F) for the sixth day in a row.
Australia heat wave reaches its peak

Cohen: Trump told me to have polls rigged

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President Donald Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen said Thursday that he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at “the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump.
President Donald Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen said Thursday that he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at “the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump.
Cohen: Trump told me to have polls rigged

BuzzFeed: Sources say Trump directed his attorney to lie to Congress about proposed Moscow project

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President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter told BuzzFeed.
President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter told BuzzFeed.
BuzzFeed: Sources say Trump directed his attorney to lie to Congress about proposed Moscow project

Death toll in Kenya hotel siege keeps rising

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An American and a Briton were confirmed as among 14 people killed in a terrifying attack at a hotel complex in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, as it was brought to an end Wednesday.
An American and a Briton were confirmed as among 14 people killed in a terrifying attack at a hotel complex in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, as it was brought to an end Wednesday.
Death toll in Kenya hotel siege keeps rising