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Mayweather says he'd pay McGregor $15m for mega-fight Mayweather says he'd pay McGregor $15m for mega-fight
- January 15, 2017

Mayweather hasn't fought since riding off into the sunset with an easy retirement fight against Andre Berto, in which Mayweather cruised to a unanimous decision on September 12, 2015. "My number was a guaranteed $100 million, that was my number". McGregor, 28, holds the UFC record for the most lucrative disclosed purse at UFC 202 in August previous year. (more...)
Trump's nominees depart from his positions on key issues Trump's nominees depart from his positions on key issues
- January 13, 2017

Mattis canceled a Thursday appearance before the House Armed Services Committee that is considering a waiver required for him to serve as defense secretary. Senator Mazie Hirono also asked if there is something innate in being a woman or LGBT that leads him to believe hey could not be part of a lethal force, to which Mattis replied, "No". (more...)
North Korea Warns Its ICBMs Will Soon Send Shivers Down America's Spine
- January 12, 2017

In a biannual report, the ministry also estimated that Pyongyang has a significant capacity of producing weapons using enriched uranium. The country carried out two nuclear tests and numerous missile launches in 2016 in pursuit of its oft-stated goal of developing a weapons system capable of hitting the United States mainland with a nuclear warhead. (more...)
Kim Kardashian West will have to watch video of alleged robbers
- January 11, 2017

Fourteen men and three women were among those arrested. Police identified the 72 years old man as Pierre B and believes that he played an organizational role in the crime. The French police later found out that the forensic materials found on the items found in the crime scene were a direct match to a known armed robber. (more...)
Chrystia Freeland to become foreign minister says the CBC
- January 11, 2017

The fact that there was no immediate indication of a similar posting for Dion made clear that the ex-foreign affairs minister and one-time federal Liberal leader has been left at loose ends by the changes. Freeland is a strong supporter of global trade and played a key role in saving the Canada-European Union trade agreement (CETA) past year. Monsef - widely criticized for her handling of Trudeau's promise to reform Canada's voting system - is moving to replace Hajdu at Status of Women. (more...)
US Navy Forced To Fire Warning Shots At Iranian Ships, Again
- January 10, 2017

The Iranian vessels came within 800 metres of the Mahan , which was escorting two other USA military ships, they said. Pentagon officials have confirmed that a U.S. The news arrived as the future of U.S. It was also reported that a warship of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard aimed his weapon at a USA military helicopter. (more...)
United States arming YPG in Syria 'intolerable' for Turkey United States arming YPG in Syria 'intolerable' for Turkey
- January 09, 2017

January 4, 2017 (EIRNS)-Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has called on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to end the Obama administration's "shameful" policy toward Turkey over the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces. (more...)
Mexican prosecutors looking for gunman who shot US consular official Mexican prosecutors looking for gunman who shot US consular official
- January 09, 2017

The FBI had earlier announced to offer a $20,000 (£16,267) reward to anyone who had information that could lead to the shooter's identification. "I wish him a speedy recovery". "They should also take care not to fall into predictable patterns for those movements that are essential", the statement continued. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a safety warning after the shooting, urging American citizens in the Guadalajara area to restrict their movements outside their homes and places of work. (more...)
Wayne Rooney has shirt swap offer snubbed by former Manchester City midfielder
- January 08, 2017

In the first half alone, Wayne Rooney created five chances, provided one assist and scored one goal - finally equaling Bobby Charlton's all-time goal-scoring record for the club in the process. Rooney broke the deadlock in the seventh minute when he used his right knee to steer Juan Mata's dinked cross past Reading goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi. (more...)
AG Bondi Launches New Website To Fight Human Trafficking AG Bondi Launches New Website To Fight Human Trafficking
- January 08, 2017

A Trump transition team told him as much Thursday (Bondi also indicated she was "happy" in her current role Thursday). Trump, and his daughter Ivanka, later donated $125,000 to the Florida GOP, which was the biggest source of Bondi's re-election funds. (more...)
Syria vehicle bomb kills dozens in busy market, opposition says Syria vehicle bomb kills dozens in busy market, opposition says
- January 08, 2017

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Azaz is in Syria's Aleppo province. The truce negotiated by regime ally Russian Federation and rebel backer Turkey does not include the Islamic State group or former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front. (more...)
Constellation Brands Lifts Forecast As Beer Sales Surge 16% Constellation Brands Lifts Forecast As Beer Sales Surge 16%
- January 06, 2017

This showed the surprise of 7.3% in the last quarter earnings. The stock has a market capitalization of $29.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.25 and a beta of 0.50. Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ ) has its dividend (annual) of 1.6 while its Dividend Yield (annual) is 1.03%. Constellation Brands , Inc. (more...)
Ryan Tannehill won't return for Dolphins' playoff game 'unless something drastically changes' Ryan Tannehill won't return for Dolphins' playoff game 'unless something drastically changes'
- January 05, 2017

Miami might have the toughest task of any team playing in the first round. It's not surprising to us that we're 10-point underdogs this week. The Dolphins have a few reasons to be optimistic about their chances. "It's going to be a big test for us, especially given what we gave up today". Moore has been a more than adequate fill-in, throwing eight touchdowns passes and three interceptions. (more...)
Pitbull mix named Scarface euthanized after attack at Tampa home Pitbull mix named Scarface euthanized after attack at Tampa home
- January 05, 2017

During the scuffle, Harris reportedly stabbed the dog in the head and neck with a knife. The woman's husband, Ismael Guerrero, 46, and son Antoine Harris, 22, both rushed to her aid and were attacked. Police say that Brenda's injuries were serious but not life-threatening. Police said they deployed a bean bag gun, a taser and a catch pole to finally subdue the dog. (more...)
China-Europe cargo train traffic increased in 2016 China-Europe cargo train traffic increased in 2016
- January 05, 2017

The first freight train has now set out on its first direct rail route to the United Kingdom from the manufacturing capital of China, Yiwu, to Barking in east London arriving via the Channel Tunnel. Yiwu is known for producing small commodities, and the train mainly carried such goods, including household items, garments, cloth, bags and suitcases. (more...)
Police shoot dead man on British motorway in 'pre-planned operation' Police shoot dead man on British motorway in 'pre-planned operation'
- January 04, 2017

West Yorkshire Police said its operation "related to information received about criminal possession of a firearm" and was not terror-related. The incident took place at 6pm GMT on Tuesday (2 January) near junction 24 on the M62 motorway in Huddersfield. (more...)
Iraq's resumed assault on ISIS in Mosul makes gains Iraq's resumed assault on ISIS in Mosul makes gains
- January 02, 2017

The offensive, however, had stalled about two months later because of the presence inside Mosul of some one million civilians, stiff ISIS resistance and the lack of urban warfare experience among some Iraqi units. Coalition airstrikes have been crucial in the fight against ISIS in Iraq, but a report released earlier this month by Airwars, a London-based project that tracks the coalition's airstrikes, criticized the coalition's lack of transparency when assessing civilian casualties. (more...)
Rio de Janeiro police say Greek ambassador to Brazil is missing Rio de Janeiro police say Greek ambassador to Brazil is missing
- January 02, 2017

They say the policeman's cousin confessed to moving the ambassador's body and gave full details of the plot to murder Mr Amiridis, implicating both Mr Moreira and Mrs Amiridis. After Mr Amiridis' body was found in the burnt auto under a bridge, police took Oliveira in for more questioning, and also detained Moreira. The incident is another blow to Rio's image, just four months after it hosted the Summer Olympics. (more...)
Russian Federation denies reports of retaliation against new United States sanctions Russian Federation denies reports of retaliation against new United States sanctions
- December 31, 2016

Russian Federation also ordered the closure of a USA embassy vacation house, located about 16 kilometers west of Moscow, CNN reported . The school serves the children of Western embassy personnel from Canada, Britain, and the US. The K-12 school has about 1,250 students from 60 countries, according to its website . President Obama has closed this compound for Russian diplomats in Oyster Bay, New York and a man is pictured handing a card to a federal agent on December 30, 2016. (more...)
Chinese police kill four after Xinjiang attack Chinese police kill four after Xinjiang attack
- December 30, 2016

Chinese police have shot dead three suspects that authorities say killed two people in an attack on a government compound in the troubled northwestern Xinjiang region, according to state media. Xinhua described the incident as a "terrorist attack", and said the attackers also used knives. "At present, local social order is stable", the government said. (more...)