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After the New York City-area Taxi Worker's Alliance announced it would be temporarily halting all pickups at John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday in response to the people being held there, Uber-whose CEO, Travis Kalanick , is a Trump supporter-suspended surge pricing from JFK , effectively lowering prices.
  • Tulip Siddiq quits the frontbench before crucial Article 50 vote

    Tulip Siddiq quits the frontbench before crucial Article 50 vote

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    Smith, MP for Withington, told the Manchester Evening News : "My constituents voted strongly for remain and I think it's important to represent their view". Stevens is the most senior MP to say she'll defy the three-line whip, but she's certainly not alone. Image copyright PA Image caption UKIP leader Paul Nuttall hopes to gain from Labour's position on Brexit.
  • Rajon Rondo insults Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler for

    Rajon Rondo insults Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler for "questionable" leadership

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    I'm going to come in here and work, do what I can for this team while I'm here. It takes 1-15 to win. It's got to mean that much to you to want to win. D-Wade probably hasn't, but Jimmy and I have been through that, so they lean us for direction on where to go, how to feel. But it should probably start with these millionaire veterans working out team issues internally, not a social media war better reserved for teenagers.
  • UN Welcomes Ceasefire Mechanism in Syria

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    Kazakhstan's foreign minister, Kairat Abdrakhmanov, read out a statement at the close of the two-day meeting, saying the three countries will use their "influence" to strengthen the truce. "They are finding a lot of obstacles from (Lebanon's Shi'ite) Hezbollah forces, Iran and the regime", Alloush told reporters after the talks. Western diplomats attending the talks informally said despite a lack of detail about the ceasefire, it was positive that the final communique mentioned reviving the ...
  • The Netherlands Pushes Back on Trump's Abortion Gag Rule

    The Netherlands Pushes Back on Trump's Abortion Gag Rule

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    The gag rule, also known as the " Mexico City Policy ", was instituted by President Ronald Reagan and kept in place by subsequent Republican presidents, while it was repealed by both Democrats, as Common Dreams noted. Republican and Democratic presidents have taken turns to impose and rescind the rule. "President Trump is continuing Ronald Reagan's legacy by taking immediate action on day one to stop the promotion of abortion through our tax dollars overseas." said a January 23 ...
  • Trump Signs Executive Orders on Keystone, Dakota Access

    Trump Signs Executive Orders on Keystone, Dakota Access

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    Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) praised President Trump on Wednesday for his executive orders the prior day reviving the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects. Jill Campbell, left, and Carolyn Mathews, right, organize paperwork and signs during a Dakota Access Pipeline protest outside the Daniel Boone City Building on September 13.
  • Train Slams Into FedEx Truck, Caught On Video

    Train Slams Into FedEx Truck, Caught On Video

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    A passenger train in North Salt Lake City, Utah, smashed into a FedEx tractor-trailer, slicing the vehicle and scattering packages across the tracks on January 21. Later in the video , the crossing arms activate and lower. Weather problems had triggered the gates to lower and activate, Barron said, but after a UTA employee responded to the crossing, the crossing arms raised again.
  • Gambian President Barrow to return home Thursday: aide

    Gambian President Barrow to return home Thursday: aide

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    Barrow is expected to return home in the coming days. Barrow had put off his return to The Gambia until his safety could be guaranteed by thousands of soldiers from five African nations now deployed in the tiny nation, but unease had been growing over his prolonged absence.
  • Astana meeting on Syria 'hopefully good basis for Geneva talks' - Putin

    Astana meeting on Syria 'hopefully good basis for Geneva talks' - Putin

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    In Astana, a direct contact was established between the Syrian government and armed groups of the opposition, Lavrov told the State Duma. Meanwhile, the latest round of peace talks which Russia, Iran and Turkey mediated came to an end on Tuesday, when the three countries issued a joint statement urging political resolution to the Syrian conflict.
  • Manager At Russian Cybersecurity Firm Kaspersky Lab Arrested

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    In the past several years, Kaspersky Lab's Investigations of Computer Incidents Department has collaborated closely with the FSB and the Interior Ministry on investigating cyber crimes by providing expert support on such criminal cases. Article 275 allows the Russian government to prosecute when an individual provides assistance to a foreign state or organisation regarding "hostile activities to the detriment of the external security of the Russian Federation".
  • BJP Lawmaker Vinay Katiyar's Revolting Comment On Priyanka Gandhi

    BJP Lawmaker Vinay Katiyar's Revolting Comment On Priyanka Gandhi

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    Kumar said Congress Vice Prseident Rahul Gandhi requested her and the Congress General Secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh to get involved in sewing the alliance with the Samajwadi Party. N Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia. The three parties had joined hands to form a secular allaince to keep the BJP out of power. "Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been active in the two Parliamentary seats of Amethi and Rae Bareli purely out of her choice and we respect that".
  • What's the deal with Melania Trump's mysterious smile/frown?

    What's the deal with Melania Trump's mysterious smile/frown?

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    Later, at the swearing in ceremony, television cameras caught Mr Trump apparently giving his wife only the most cursory of greetings as she joined him shortly before what was likely the biggest moment of his life. According to the site, streets will be blocked off in a "rolling pattern for just a few minutes to allow the first lady's convoy to move quickly" from midtown's Trump Tower to Barron's school on the Upper West Side, and routes will be regularly changed for security purposes.