Snow sweeps across parts of the UK

Snow sweeps across parts of the UK 17 January 2016 From the section UK Media captionSnow blankets Glasgow, as drivers are warned to take care A corridor of snow has swept across parts of the UK, with many people in south-east England seeing their first fall of the winter. The band of snow moved through western Scotland, north-west England, the Midlands, and south-east England. Parts of rural Scotland dropped to -10C (14F) for a second night. The weather has caused flight delays at Manchester and Gatwick airports, while police warned ...

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Edelman not concerned by health, eyes next game

1:24 AM ET Mike ReissESPN New England Patriots reporter Close Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 print FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman was seen walking to the X-ray room after Saturday’s 27-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, but he didn’t seem concerned about his availability for the AFC title game. “Everyone’s sore,” said Edelman, who was playing for the first time since breaking a bone in his left foot Nov. 15. “I finished the game and feel good enough to get ready to ...

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House committee seeks testimony from ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional panel has asked pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli to testify at a Jan. 26 hearing about his company’s decision to raise the price of a life-saving prescription drug, according to a Republican committee staffer. Reuters: Health News

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Tightening Clinton-Sanders battle raises stakes for Democratic debate

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton listens as U.S, Senator Bernie Sanders answers a question at the Democratic presidential candidates debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire December 19, 2015. Reuters/Brian Snyder . SAP is the sponsor of this coverage which is independently produced by the staff of Reuters News Agency. CHARLESTON, S.C. – Tightening polls and rising tensions between White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders could fuel a fiery Democratic debate on Sunday, their last face-to-face encounter until Iowa kicks ...

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Rouhani hails 'golden page' in Iran's history as sanctions lifted

President Hassan Rouhani hailed on Sunday a nuclear deal with world powers as a “golden page” in Iran’s history, and looked forward to an economic future less dependent on oil as the country emerges from years of sanctions and isolation. But in an address to parliament he noted bitter opposition to Saturday’s lifting of economic curbs from arch foe Israel, some members of the U.S. Congress and what he called “warmongers” in the region – an apparent reference to some of Iran’s Gulf Arab adversaries. Iran ended years of economic ...

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Trident subs minus warheads 'an option'

Corbyn: UK could keep Trident submarines but without warheads 17 January 2016 From the section UK Politics Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the UK could keep its Trident submarine fleet but without carrying nuclear warheads. The Labour leader said there were “options” for maintaining defence jobs while showing the UK was willing to take a lead in nuclear “de-escalation”. He told the Andrew Marr Show protecting jobs was his “first priority” and he wanted a debate about how to do this. Parliament is to hold a vote on whether to renew ...

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Packers peeved over coin toss, disputed catch

4:14 AM ET Kevin Seifert and Jason Wilde, ESPN Staff Writers print GLENDALE, Ariz. — No wild NFL game would be complete without a coin-toss dispute. Saturday night’s divisional playoff game at University of Phoenix Stadium was no exception. And it even came close on the heels of a playoff staple — a catch controversy. Referee Clete Blakeman called off the first toss prior to overtime because the coin did not flip. The Arizona Cardinals won the second toss, setting up the only possession in overtime in their 26-20 victory ...

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'New chapter' as Iran sanctions end

Iran nuclear deal: ‘New chapter’ for Tehran as sanctions end 17 January 2016 From the section Middle East Media captionWhat will the lifting of sanctions on Iran mean? Iran “has opened a new chapter” in its ties with the world, President Hassan Rouhani said, hours after the US and EU lifted nuclear sanctions. The move came after the international nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, said Iran had complied with a deal designed to prevent it developing nuclear weapons. Mr Rouhani said the deal did not harm any nation. Most Western governments ...

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Weekly Recap: PS4 and Call of Duty No. 1 for 2015, GTA 5 Single-Player DLC?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Recap! Here’s a roundup of the week’s big stories and some you might have missed. Click “Next Image” to get started. PS4, Call of Duty End 2015 On Top The NPD Group released its report for December 2015 and the full year this week, confirming that the PlayStation 4 was the best-selling system of the year in the US, while Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was the No. 1 overall game for the year. [Full story here and here] Fallout 4 Seasons Mod ...

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