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First day of U.S. government shutdown ends in standoff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers were locked in a standoff with Democrats on Saturday over the U.S. government shutdown, with Republicans saying they would not negotiate on immigration until the government is reopened. Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight with no agreement in Congress, meaning the second year of Trump’s presidency began without a ...

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Europe readies riposte to Trump's 'America First' push in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his “America First” message. Politicians, business chiefs, bankers and celebrities will meet in the Swiss Alps under the banner “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World” for the ...

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First day of U.S. government shutdown ends in standoff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers were locked in a standoff with Democrats on Saturday over the U.S. government shutdown, with Republicans saying they would not negotiate on immigration until the government is reopened. Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight with no agreement in Congress, meaning the second year of Trump’s presidency began without a ...

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Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United and Arsenal agree Henrikh Mkhitaryan-Alexis Sanchez deal, Liverpool latest

Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are expected to complete their swap deal between Arsenal and Manchester United today, with planned medicals due to take place before the moves are announced. Talks between the two sides accelerated once Manchester City withdraw their interest in Sanchez, despite the Chilean agreeing to join Pep Guardiola’s side last summer before asking for more in ...

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Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to undergo medicals ahead of Man United swap deal with Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan will undergo medicals on Sunday ahead of their respective moves. Manchester United and Arsenal have finally reached an agreement on a sensational swap deal. Sanchez had been set on a move to Old Trafford, though Arsene Wenger reiterated on Saturday that the deal could only happen if the Gunners received Mkhitaryan in return. The Armenian ...

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Man becomes first patient in world to have two face transplants as French surgeons make medical history

A man whose body rejected a face transplant has been given a second donor after living nearly two months without a face. It is the first time in transplant history doctors have replaced one donor face with another, according to Olivier Bastien of France’s biomedicine agency. The recipient, in his 40s, went under the knife at Georges Pompidou European Hospital, ...

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Jose Mourinho explains why Manchester United were so desperate to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal

Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United’s lack of competition in attack has led to him making a move for Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean is set to undergo a medical on Sunday ahead of a swap deal with Arsenal, that will see Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction. Mourinho had predicted a quiet month but previously admitted that could change if ...

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Best Burns Night 2018 events across the UK including celebrations in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London

Burns Night is fast approaching, meaning it’s the perfect excuse to dig out your tartans, splurge on some whisky and tuck into haggis! The nation will be celebrating the life of Scottish bard Robert Burns on the 25th January, the day he was born. This year Burns Night falls on a Thursday – and there will be plenty of birthday ...

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Who is Fernando Felicevich? All you need to know about Alexis Sanchez's agent and the man behind Manchester United move

Alexis Sanchez is set to complete his move to Manchester United in the coming days. Manchester United and Arsenal have finally reached an agreement on a sensational swap deal, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going in the opposite direction. The Red Devils will acquire Sanchez without any additional money in a rare swap move after blowing Man City out of the running ...

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Fredo Santana's heartbroken dad pays emotional tribute to dead rapper: 'I'm lost for words'

Fredo Santana’s father has paid a heart-wrenching tribute to his rapper son after Fredo died on Friday night. The rapper was 27 when he passed away, just weeks after being hospitalised with kidney and liver failure in October 2017. While Fredo’s cause of death has not yet been officially confirmed, TMZ reports that the musician suffered a huge seizure on ...

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