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International Monetary Fund boss says India should push reforms

International Monetary Fund boss says India should push reforms

The IMF boss met Ramaphosa‚ who is leading South Africa's delegation to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland in his capacity as South Africa's deputy president‚ in Davos on Tuesday. For neighbour China, IMF forecast said it will grow 6.8% this year, just ahead of India but will slip to 6.6% next year. Beijing is attempting to move the economy away from fast but unsustainable growth based on massive investment to slower, steadier growth built around consumer spending. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nassar sentenced to 40 to 175 years for sexual abuse

Nassar sentenced to 40 to 175 years for sexual abuse

On Wednesday, a judge sentenced Nassar to up to 175 years in prison . "As I look at you today, I feel nauseous", said a distraught Kaylee Lorincz, who said Nassar first treated her when she was 11. In the letter, Nassar claimed some stories were fabricated and sensationalized, also writing, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned". "Several victims - and their parents - have thanked Judge Aquilina, including Doug Powell, whose daughter Kassie spoke out last week as one of Dr. Consulte Mais Informação

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Meet the Hot Train Conductor Who Got Railed by Her Employer

Meet the Hot Train Conductor Who Got Railed by Her Employer

They show her in a variety of nearly-naked poses, including some images posing on or near railway property. An arbitrator found she had been dismissed, among other reasons, for filing a sexual harassment complaint against another employee. "And I didn't recommend anyone take pictures on or near train tracks - it's unsafe and stupid - but they cited those anyway". The evidence obtained by CBC News allegedly shows that Katelnikoff had previously been warned about posting material critical of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Sharks GM Updates Joe Thornton's Injury, Will Miss 'several Weeks'

Sharks GM Updates Joe Thornton's Injury, Will Miss 'several Weeks'

It will be hard for the Sharks and fantasy owners alike to replace Jumbo's production while he's sidelined, as he's been picking up steam recently, notching five goals and nine points in his last seven contests. "Obviously, it's not something you want to see". Thornton has 13 goals and 23 assists in 47 games this season, his 20th in the National Hockey League, and has been hot lately, with nine points in his past seven games. Consulte Mais Informação

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Democrats to vote to reopen US government

Democrats to vote to reopen US government

Republicans opposing the deal were Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah. "I'm very pleased that the government will apparently reopen later today, and again it should've never closed", said Rep. "Negotiating with President Trump is like negotiating with Jell-O". Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., promised Sunday to take up debate on immigration issues if the Senate hadn't reached agreement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which provides protections for young ... Consulte Mais Informação

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President arrives in Sri Lanka

President arrives in Sri Lanka

President Joko Widodo and First Lady Iriana, along with their entourage, landed at the Colombo International Airport in Sri Lanka for a state visit, Wednesday. Widodo is in Sri Lanka on a two day official visit. The Indonesia President is visiting the island nation as part of a diplomatic tour of five-member states of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), in a bid to strengthen Indonesia's strategic partnership in the Indo-Pacific region. Consulte Mais Informação

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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Makes Medical Marijuana Easier to Purchase

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Makes Medical Marijuana Easier to Purchase

The order calls for the review to be done within 60 days. Murphy's office said that issue is exacerbated by state law requiring them to publicly register in order to become certified prescribers of medicinal marijuana. We have some fairly conservative Democrats and some fairly liberal Republicans. Some advocates told News 12 New Jersey that they hope that Murphy goes further. Consulte Mais Informação

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Children among dozens killed in auto bombing

Children among dozens killed in auto bombing

An explosives-rigged vehicle blew up in front of a mosque in the central neighborhood of Al-Sleimani, a security source said. Gen. Mahdi Falah, the counter-espionage director at Libyan Intelligence, was among those injured in the blast. A civil war broke out in the country and long-standing leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown. He is from an elite unit attached to Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), which controls Benghazi , and battled Islamists and other opponents in the city ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Figures from Britney Spears' Las Vegas residency have been revealed

Figures from Britney Spears' Las Vegas residency have been revealed

This current tour is the last time anybody will be able to see the show in the flesh. "I'm so excited to be kicking off my United Kingdom tour this summer at Brighton Pride", she said. It's reported that Britney has signed a mega-bucks deal to return to Las Vegas in 2019. Her five-year stay at the city has earned more than $100 million and that is for the shows alone. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google Doodle marks English author Virgina Woolf's 136th birth anniversary

Google Doodle marks English author Virgina Woolf's 136th birth anniversary

Incidentally, Woolf's first piece was published in the year 1904, and she started writing weekly for the Times Literary Supplement from the following year. While Woolf grew up surrounded by the London literary scene, it was her childhood memories of visiting the Cornish coast that inspired the settings of the English author's most powerful narratives, including " To the Lighthouse " (1927). Consulte Mais Informação

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UC Board of Regents postpones tuition-hike vote until May

UC Board of Regents postpones tuition-hike vote until May

But Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a UC regent who is also vying to succeed Brown as governor, and others had blasted the January vote as premature. Cal State leaders, like UC's, are unhappy with Brown's funding plan for higher education. Regents to question UC President about audit tamperingBut most students won't be affected because financial aid covers the full tuition bill for 60 percent of students. Consulte Mais Informação

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Strong 4Q Helps Norfolk Southern Finish Year With a Flourish

Strong 4Q Helps Norfolk Southern Finish Year With a Flourish

The hedge fund run by Edgar Wachenheim held 2.76 million shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $508.99 million, up from 2.74M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Railway operating expenses decreased $74 million, or 4 percent, to $1.7 billion compared with the same period a year ago. Endurance Wealth Management holds 0.01% or 250 shares in its portfolio. Consulte Mais Informação

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46-year-old Victoria dad dies at Richmond trampoline park

46-year-old Victoria dad dies at Richmond trampoline park

He was at the park with his two young daughters. His sister Adrienne confirmed his death on Facebook, posting a photo of Greenwood and one of his girls. Neither speed nor alcohol were factors in the collision, investigators said. A number of online reviews of the facility have voiced safety concerns; patrons are generally required to sign a waiver before being permitted into the facility's trampoline area. Consulte Mais Informação

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