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World Dallas Seavey's dogs failed 2017 drug test — Iditarod Board
Author: 0 Dallas Seavey's dogs failed 2017 drug test — Iditarod Board

In response late Monday, Seavey said he didn't administer banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race, and withdrew from the 2018 race in protest. Seavey placed second in the 2017 event behind his father, Mitch Seavey. Previously, the rule could be interpreted to require that race officials provide proof that a musher meant to administer the prohibited substance. The test on Seavey's dog team was done six hours after completion of the race, officials said, according to KIRO7, a CBS-affiliate.

World 'It's been an emotional roller coaster' Shawn Johnson opens up about miscarriage
Author: 0 'It's been an emotional roller coaster' Shawn Johnson opens up about miscarriage

A very personal video online shows Johnson, 25, discovering she was pregnant and the exuberant joy she had sharing the surprise with East, 26. "Definitely wasn't planning this", she says, through tears. Johnson, who has often shared uplifting messages about her Christian faith , did offer an inspiring note at the end of the video for herself and anyone experiencing the same emotions.

World Fury at Top Tory's College Brexit Probe Leads to Rebuke From May
Author: 0 Fury at Top Tory's College Brexit Probe Leads to Rebuke From May

Chris Heaton-Harris, a staunch Brexit supporter, was accused of "McCarthyism" after sending the letter to university vice chancellors asking that they send him information on what their lecturers are telling students about Britain's departure from the European Union, as well as the names of all staff who are doing the teaching.

World Philippines, Australia agree on measures to boost military cooperation
Author: 0 Philippines, Australia agree on measures to boost military cooperation

AUSTRALIA will train the Philippine military in urban warfare under a cooperation agreement that will further hone the skills and boost the capabilities of Filipino soldiers in dealing with the threats of "modern day" terrorism. Philippine troops accustomed to battling insurgents in jungle terrain struggled for five months to fight the hundreds of militants and snipers who took cover in buildings, mosques and houses in Marawi.

Author: 0 Big US companies to meet Yogi Adityanath today in Lucknow

The delegation will visit the state under the aegis of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), which is strongly committed in creating the most powerful strategic partnership between the US and India. The major sectors in which UP can offer opportunities include chemicals, engineering, petrochemical, pharmaceuticals, textile, cement, gems etc. A total of 26 U.S.

World Family of Fallen Solider Finally Receives $25000 Check from Trump
Author: 0 Family of Fallen Solider Finally Receives $25000 Check from Trump

The Gold Star family of a fallen US Army soldier received their $25,000 personal check from President Donald Trump that was promised months ago. Still, it's not known whether the president has made any similar offers to other Gold Star Families, including those of the four soldiers killed in Niger, or even the other soldiers who died in the ambush attack alongside Dillon Baldridge.

Author: 0 Christian MP in NI abortion law plea

The healthcare charities and women's rights organisations represented by law firm Leigh Day who are intervening in the case are: The Family Planning Association (FPA), the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS ), Birthrights , the Abortion Support Network, Royal College of Midwives, Alliance for Choice , and Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC ).

World Opposition to observe first demonetisation anniversary on November 8 as 'Black Day'
Author: 0 Opposition to observe first demonetisation anniversary on November 8 as 'Black Day'

Derek O'Brien from the Trinamool Congress and dissident Janata Dal-United member Sharad Yadav were also present at the joint press conference. Terming demonetisation as the "scam of the century", the Congress leader said Modi had promised 10 crore new jobs in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections but the note ban decision had rendered 10 crore people unemployed.

World Oui Oui: France's presidential dog makes his mark
Author: 0 Oui Oui: France's presidential dog makes his mark

The incident was captured by French TV station TF1, which was recording the discussion. He is the first presidential dog in France to have been adopted from an animal rescue shelter. Macron was trying to combat flagging personal ratings and an image as a high-handed technocrat when he spent several hours selecting the dog with his wife Brigitte.

World Apple Pay Launches In Sweden, Finland, Denmark, United Arab Emirates
Author: 0 Apple Pay Launches In Sweden, Finland, Denmark, United Arab Emirates

Meanwhile, the UAE becomes the first Middle Eastern nation to support Apple Pay. Consumers who are using credit cards from six different banks can make use of the new payment system with an Apple iPhone 6 or above models. "Apple Pay is the future of everyday spend", Bailey said on stage. Already more widely accepted than PayPal, Apple Pay should be accepted by almost half of all retailers within the next year, as this chart from Statista , which is based on data from Boston Retail Partners, ...

World Irishman Halawa arriving home after four years in Egyptian jail
Author: 0 Irishman Halawa arriving home after four years in Egyptian jail

The 21-year-old landed at Dublin Airport at around 11 o'clock this morning. At the age of 17, Ibrahim Halawa was arrested in 2013 and spent the next 4 years in prison after repeated delays to his mass trial. Despite being acquitted of all charges and cleared for release, his return to Dublin was delayed for weeks as new travel documents had to be issued for him.

World Why I ordered Goodluck Jonathan to appear in court - Justice Okon Abang
Author: 0 Why I ordered Goodluck Jonathan to appear in court - Justice Okon Abang

In his ruling, Justice Abang insisted that Dasuki should appear in court tomorrow, October 25, 2017 to testify while the defence counsel would be allowed to call any other witness to testify. In a copy of the motion sighted by The Nation in Abuja yesterday, Dasuki argued that he could not be compelled to testify in Metuh's trial because he had been in DSS's custody since December 2015 and was no longer in the right frame of mind to remember all that transpired while he was the NSA.

World Kenya's Raila Odinga urges supporters to boycott repeat presidential poll
Author: 0 Kenya's Raila Odinga urges supporters to boycott repeat presidential poll

The attacks on election staff stoked concerns about an outbreak of violence during the election. Both Ruth Odinga and Outa were present at the protests, according to witnesses. Kenya held the first round of elections on August 8 this year, but in a historic ruling, the Supreme Court nullified the result of the poll, that had declared incumbent President, Uhuru Kenyata the victor.

World Bob Corker couldn't get elected dog catcher
Author: 0 Bob Corker couldn't get elected dog catcher

President Trump will visit Senate Republicans for lunch Tuesday, arriving on the Capitol Hill turf of some of his most powerful GOP critics as he pushes Congress to swiftly act on his tax-cut proposal. "Someone obviously missed their shift this morning". "I would just like for him to leave it to the professionals for a while and see if we can do something that's constructive for our country, the region, and the world".

Author: 0 Will the changes to Mega Millions affect how often you play?

The minimum jackpot will increase from $15 million to $40 million but the odds of winning will decrease. The Ohio Lottery will offer a new option, called '"Just the Jackpot", which will allow players to try their luck at winning the jackpot only, and they will not be eligible for any prizes in the lower-tiers.

World Goalkeeper celebrates waaay too early, regrets it in 2 seconds
Author: 0 Goalkeeper celebrates waaay too early, regrets it in 2 seconds

A Thai goalkeeper is in the spotlight after he prematurely celebrated a missed penalty during a cup match in Pathumthani on Saturday (Oct 21). After the match finished 2-2, a marathon penalty ensued, with the scores level at 19-19 at the Queen Sirikit Anniversary Stadium.

World Backed forces claim capturing 1 of Syria's largest oil fields
Author: 0 Backed forces claim capturing 1 of Syria's largest oil fields

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 22 civilians were killed in strikes by unidentified aircraft in the Al-Qusur neighbourhood, in the west of the city. On Sunday, the monitor said the SDF had also seized the Sayjan oilfield to the north of Al-Omar overnight. Assad has vowed to eventually bring all of Syria back under government control.

World Surge in nominations on last day in Himachal
Author: 0 Surge in nominations on last day in Himachal

This includes, 119 in Kangra district, 71 in Mandi, 64 in Shimla , 41 in Hamirpur, 28 in Chamba, 29 in Solan, 27 in Sirmaur, 47 in Una, 17 in Bilaspur, 23 in Kullu, 5 each in Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur district. The party, however, is silent on declaring the chief ministerial candidate. Congress leader Deepak Rathore filed his nomination from the Theog constituency yesterday, but the party later announced that veteran leader and Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes (89) would be ...

World Cruz, grinning like an idiot, says he 'hopes' Trump releases JFK files
Author: 0 Cruz, grinning like an idiot, says he 'hopes' Trump releases JFK files

Kennedy, assassination experts say. captionPresident Trump said he will allow the release of the JFK files, which gained popularity in 1991 after Oliver Stone's film "JFK."Much of the public stayed in the dark about the presence of these files until Oliver Stone's 1991 film "JFK", in which a closing statement told the public about the secret documents".

World Mersal rownow takes communal turn in Tamil Nadu
Author: 0 Mersal rownow takes communal turn in Tamil Nadu

The actor is yet to deposit it with the government and hence, has been asked to present papers, the reports added. The timing of the raid triggered rumours that the Bharatiya Janata Party was targeting Vishal using the Income Tax Department after he slammed H Raja, a Tamil Nadu leader from the saffron party, for claiming to have watched portions of Tamil film Mersal online.

World C-130 Hercules, other IAF jets land on Agra-Lucknow Expressway
Author: 0 C-130 Hercules, other IAF jets land on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

In preparation for the mammoth exercise, the stretch near Bangarmau in Unaao district, around 65 km from Uttar Pradesh's capital was closed for vehicular movement on Monday. The exercise begins with the short landing of C-130 Hercules, which will drop the Garud commandos. As per the reports, Miraz 2000 has taken over the expressway that includes around 50 fighter planes.

World Egypt's Air Force foils attempt to smuggle arms through Libyan border
Author: 0 Egypt's Air Force foils attempt to smuggle arms through Libyan border

Army spokesman Tamer el-Rifai said in a statement that the air strikes on the western border were part of operations to track down "terrorists" who killed 16 policemen in a shootout in the region last week. Islamist militant groups have stepped up attacks within Egypt, particularly in the Sinai Peninsula that borders Israel and Gaza Strip, since a 2013 coup by the country's military removed the democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood.

World Communist Party Of China Endorses Second Term For President Xi Jinping
Author: 0 Communist Party Of China Endorses Second Term For President Xi Jinping

The five newcomers are expected to be Li Zhanshu, 67, director of the General Office of the Central Committee, seen by many as one of Xi's most trusted allies, Vice Premier Wang Yang, 62, Han Zheng, 63, Shanghai party boss, Zhao Leji, 60, head of the Central Organization Department, and Wang Huning, 62, chief of the Central Policy Research Center, according to sources familiar with the situation.

World Dead, Suspect In Custody In Lake County Shooting
Author: 0 Dead, Suspect In Custody In Lake County Shooting

The Lake County Sheriff Department is looking for a second suspect driving a gray Camaro license plate 7UBE197. Two civilians were killed in the shooting, and two others suffered minor injuries, the Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin told KTVU.

World Adam Burniston's Forecast | Blast of frigid air to follow showers and storms
Author: 0 Adam Burniston's Forecast | Blast of frigid air to follow showers and storms

Showers and possible thunderstorms develop after midnight, and may linger in our eastern counties into the morning drive. Highs will be in the 60s on Tuesday with lake-enhanced scattered showers remaining into Wednesday . Overnight lows in the mid 40s. Some rain in the morning will give way to better rain chances Sunday afternoon and evening. Skies stay mostly clear through Wednesday , where highs will be in the mid-70s.

Author: 0 The White House keeps attacking Congresswoman who has been right all along

Chief of staff Kelly, you need to apologize for misrepresenting the congresswoman's tone at the 2015 Federal Bureau of Investigation building dedication. Obviously that was the message the president was trying to convey to the Green Beret's widow. Kelly, a retired Marine general, has made those painful calls himself.

World Young father killed by rock thrown from overpass; teenagers arrested
Author: 0 Young father killed by rock thrown from overpass; teenagers arrested

More than a dozen rocks were allegedly thrown from over the Dodge Road overpass along southbound Interstate 75 that struck multiple vehicles, including the van Keneth Andrew White was traveling in. Leyton said the teens acted knowing that death would be the likely result of their actions. At least five of the rocks hit their targets and damaged vehicles.

World U.S. backed forces seize largest ISIS oil field
Author: 0 U.S. backed forces seize largest ISIS oil field

USA -backed fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces. The oil field contains roughly a quarter of Syria's oil reserves and had been a significant source of income for the Islamic State as it attempted to build a statelike structure in the vast areas it once controlled in Iraq and Syria.

World Tillerson to meet Iraqi PM in Baghdad
Author: 0 Tillerson to meet Iraqi PM in Baghdad

Tillerson on Sunday said that "Iranian militia" in Iraq must "go home" now that the war on ISIS is ending. For his part, Abadi said what Baghdad did in Kirkuk was redeployment and imposition of state power, which are legal and constitutional procedures.

World Virginia to hire Carla Williams as AD
Author: 0 Virginia to hire Carla Williams as AD

Williams comes to Virginia after spending the last 13 years with the athletics department of the University of Georgia, most recently as the school's deputy athletics director. "President-elect Jim Ryan and I agreed that we needed to work together on the search for UVA's new athletics director". Williams, a former professional basketball player, not only oversees Georgia football but also its women's basketball program, and she has supervisory responsibility for academic support services, ...

World Singapore Airlines inks deal with Boeing worth 13.8 bln United States dollars
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines inks deal with Boeing worth 13.8 bln United States dollars

The services agreement is valued at more than US$1.7 billion. The airline SIAL.SI said last week it would finalize the order during the visit as part of its bid to modernize its fleet over the next decade. "We do a lot of business with Singapore", the president said, thanking the Singaporean people for their "faith in American engineering and our American workers to deliver the best product, by far".

World UK Must Secure Brexit Transition Deal or Risk Losing Jobs: Business Leaders
Author: 0 UK Must Secure Brexit Transition Deal or Risk Losing Jobs: Business Leaders

The report also points to increasing concern over labour shortages. In a joint letter that is expected to be delivered to Davis this week, the groups, which include the Confederation of British Industry and the manufacturing body EEF, called for a two-year Brexit transition agreement to be struck that closely resembles the current United Kingdom relationship with the EU.

World North Korea Threat Grown to Critical And Imminent Level: Japan
Author: 0 North Korea Threat Grown to Critical And Imminent Level: Japan

A key topic is expected to be North Korea and its accelerating drive to develop a full arsenal of nuclear weapons, including missiles capable of strike the United States. This will be Song's debut at a multilateral security conference as South Korea's defense minister. "We would make all efforts necessary to resolve the issue in a diplomatic and economic way".

World Pentagon seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation
Author: 0 Pentagon seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation

A controversy has raged for a week over how President Donald Trump has handled consoling relatives of slain service members. But he downplayed the sinister insinuation. In the aftermath of the ambush, several key lawmakers have said they didn't know the U.S. had troops in Niger. "As we've seen many times, groups like ISIS and Al-Qaeda pose a threat to the United States, the American people, and our allies".

World Weather officials says small tornado did Trinity damage
Author: 0 Weather officials says small tornado did Trinity damage

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning on Monday afternoon for Burke County and surrounding areas. During a tornado watch , the weather service suggests that people should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings .

World Prominent Putin Critic Bill Browder Says US Has Revoked His Visa
Author: 0 Prominent Putin Critic Bill Browder Says US Has Revoked His Visa

On Oct. 22, Browder disclosed that the State Department had cancelled his authorization to travel to the United States. Russian Federation has issued warrants against Browder before, using a loophole in Interpol's system to circulate politically motivated warrants that remain in member state's databases even if they are flagged by Interpol.

World Rahul terms GST Gabbar Singh Tax
Author: 0 Rahul terms GST Gabbar Singh Tax

Speaking at the Ram Katha grounds in Gandhinagar during the rally that marked the formal joining of OBC leader Alpesh Thakor into the Congress , Rahul Gandhi said, "GST was meant to be a single tax with simple structure of flat 18% tax on all goods and services.

Author: 0 Trump to award second Medal of Honor

He was serving as an Army medic with the 5th Special Forces group in enemy-controlled territory during the Vietnam War in September 1970. Despite his multiple sustained wounds, Rose continued to pull out other wounded troops, some of which were unconscious, out of the burning wreckage and administered aid.

World Weinstein Co faces civil rights investigation in NY
Author: 0 Weinstein Co faces civil rights investigation in NY

The AG's Civil Rights Bureau issued a subpoena seeking records and correspondence from the company, including all formal or informal complaints relating to sexual harassment or other age and gender-based discrimination against employees. Weinstein could also possibly see an investigation in Utah into Rose McGowan's claims that he raped her at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997. The Weinstein Co .

World Kris Jenner 'blessed' by Kim Kardashian West
Author: 0 Kris Jenner 'blessed' by Kim Kardashian West

I love you! Mommy. A simple stroller query sent Kardashian fans used to subtle hints (especially when it comes to pregnancies ) into a tailspin, thinking that the 37-year-old was confirming her surrogate was having twins. The source also added that her security can handle this. "Given her health scares in the past, Kim felt the need to hire a surrogacy agency that helped serve as the liaison in finding a healthy woman who would be a great surrogate option for her and Kanye", a source ...

Author: 0 Cities Bids are in for Amazon's Second Headquarters

Amazon says it would mean 50,000 new jobs, and an investment of up to $5 billion. Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Halifax and Calgary are some of the Canadian cities that submitted proposals. The bulk of the package comes from $1.32 billion in state EDGE tax credits, which provide companies with tax breaks when they promise to create jobs in IL, the sources said.

World Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak in Philly Saturday
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak in Philly Saturday

MS-13 has its roots in Central American-based gangs that Sessions says are part of a growing threat of worldwide criminal organizations which must be stopped. Capone was never indicted on racketeering charges, and was ultimately imprisoned on charges of income tax evasion in 1931. Local police expect protests to be held outside the event.

Author: 0 Comey, on Twitter, Contemplates Iowa's Landscape, Serenity and Sunsets

Gotta get back to writing. His confirmation came three minutes after the former agency chief posted a photo of himself standing in the middle of a road, wearing sunglasses and running shoes and taking in his surroundings. The account has also tweeted out scenic pictures from West Point , Gettysburg and around Iowa. Some had jokingly speculated that Comey's tweet and others from Iowa signal he was considering running for president in 2020, The Hill noted .