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Sunday on ‘This Week’: Marc Short, Sen. Durbin, Rep. Meadows and Rep. Gutierrez | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Short, Durbin, Meadows, and Gutierrez will appear on "This Week" Sunday.
ADM pursues big ag merger with grain trader Bunge: source | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
CHICAGO/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Top U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd , according to a person familiar with the approach, which could set up a bidding war with Swiss-based rival Glencore Plc .
Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul under attack, Afghan official says | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Gunmen waged an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday, according to Najib Danis, a spokesman for the country's interior ministry.
Thousands take to streets in Women's March on anniversary of Trump's 1st year | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
From New York City to Los Angeles, women and their allies will take to the streets Saturday amid outrage over President Donald Trump's agenda.
Vikings apply for trademarks after miracle win | ESPN
ESPN | January 20, 2018
The Vikings have applied to trademark the phrases "Minneapolis Miracle" and "Minnesota Miracle" after the Vikings' improbable win over the Saints in last week's divisional-round game.
Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc , which is reviewing Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. elections, said on Friday it would notify some of its users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service.
Parody stripe: Lakers win with record-worst FTs | ESPN
ESPN | January 20, 2018
With three injured starters on the bench, the Lakers shot an abysmal 2-for-14 from the foul line -- the worst percentage in a game in NBA history -- but still managed to beat the Pacers on Friday.
Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is 'wide open' | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
The first Olympic men's hockey tournament without NHL players since 1994 is wide open
Syracuse women making slow strides on basketball court | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman dealing with inexperience as he tries to recapture some of the magic that produced a program-record 30 victories two years ago
Vikings seek trademarks for 'Minneapolis Miracle' and 'Minnesota Miracle' | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
If Stefon Diggs' remarkable touchdown in last weekend's divisional-playoff game becomes part of all-time NFL lore, the Minnesota Vikings want to own it. Or at least the name. On Monday, the day after the remarkable 61-yard play that resulted in a five-point victory over the New Orleans Saints and a trip to the NFC Championship Game, the team filed for three separate trademarks to the phrase "Minneapolis Miracle" and one to "Minnesota Miracle." The filings showed up Friday in electronic records published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Of...
Lakers beat Pacers despite worst free throw percentage in a game | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers, with three starters out because of injuries Friday, had the worst free throw shooting percentage in a game in NBA history -- and still won.? With Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope out, the Lakers shot an abysmal 2-for-14 from the foul line in a 99-86 win over the Indiana Pacers?at Staples Center. The 14.3 percent from the free throw line is the lowest by any team in NBA history with a minimum of 10 attempts, according to Elias Sports Bureau. "Man, that free throw line, it's lik...
Canada women shooting for 5th straight Olympic hockey gold | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
The American women's hockey team has not won an Olympic gold medal since 1998 while Canada is seeking a fifth straight Olympic title
Pence starts Middle East tour in Egypt, pledges 'shoulder-to-shoulder' support | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence kicked off a trip to the Middle East on Saturday with a visit to Egypt, where he pledged firm U.S. backing to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the nation's fight against militants.
South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president: reports | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Leaders of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC)met on Saturday to outline the party's program for the coming year amid reports that its executive planned to force Jacob Zuma to quit as the country's president.
Canceled North Korean visit to prep for Olympics 'not permanent': South Korea ministry | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Saturday that the sudden cancellation of a North Korean delegation's planned visit to the South to prepare for the North's art troupe during the Winter Olympics was "not a permanent cancellation".
Halep survives USA's Davis in 15-13 final set | ESPN
ESPN | January 20, 2018
Unseeded American Lauren Davis took No. 1 Simona Halep to 48 games before Halep claimed victory. Those 48 games are tied for the most total games in a women's Australian Open match in the Open Era.
South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
South Korea requests North Korea to explain why it abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation to prepare for a visit by an art troupe during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Cambodia's detained opposition leader rejects new opposition movement | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's detained opposition leader Kem Sokha has declined to join a new movement, founded by prominent exiles following a ban on the main opposition party, his lawyer said on Saturday.
US government shuts down over immigration impasse | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | January 20, 2018
Senate Democrats block White House-backed bill to keep the government running for another four weeks.
Airstrikes pound Syria's Afrin as Turkey launches 'Operation Olive Branch' | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
HASSA, Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey opened a new front in Syria's war on Saturday, launching airstrikes against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Afrin province that raise the prospect of deeper strains between Ankara and NATO ally Washington.
Merkel welcomes EU-Turkey meeting to improve ties | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
SOFIA (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel welcomed on Saturday a Bulgarian plan to host a European Union-Turkey working meeting to try to improve strained ties and clear the ground for an eventual possible summit.
US helicopter crash kills key Zimbabwe opposition leader | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Roy Bennett, an outspoken critic of longtime Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, died when the helicopter crashed in a remote are of northeastern New Mexico, police said.
Germany's chancellor supports dialogue between EU, Turkey | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is voicing support for continuing the dialogue between the European Union and Turkey
Gunmen storm InterContinental Hotel in Kabul | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | January 20, 2018
Group of attackers storm luxury hotel in Afghanistan's capital, according to local media reports.
This week in food and drink: Chicken, cheese and Chinese | USA Today
USA Today | January 20, 2018
USA TODAY Network food and beverage reporters share restaurant openings, reviews and news in this week's top tweets.        
Deutsche Telekom expects steady dividend hikes: paper | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom will keep to its promise of hiking dividends in 2018 and the years thereafter, its Chief Financial Officer Thomas Dannenfeldt told German daily Boersen-Zeitung.
Air Force cancels games due to govt. shutdown | ESPN
ESPN | January 20, 2018
The Air Force Academy has canceled all athletic events due to a federal government shutdown that began overnight.
Weekend lookahead: Rupp Arena is stage for SEC's best Saturday | ESPN
ESPN | January 20, 2018
Kentucky and Florida remain the gold standard in the SEC and face off Saturday, while Ohio State and Stanford will try to stay on the upswing.
Vikings aim to snap five-game skid in NFC Championship games | ESPN
ESPN | January 20, 2018
To play host in the Super Bowl, the Vikings must first get past the conference title game, where they have a history of heartbreak.
Congress meets today to try to end government shutdown as immigration remains a focus | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Trump is accusing Democrats of wanting "unchecked illegal immigration."
Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Turkish jets have bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria, as Turkey promised to expand its military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on the Islamic State group
Mike Pence starts Middle East tour amid Jerusalem anger | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | January 20, 2018
US vice president arrives in Egypt with shortened schedule after Palestinian president and others promise to snub visit.
Pope urges hope in visit to Peru area devastated by floods | Reuters
Reuters | January 20, 2018
TRUJILLO, Peru (Reuters) - Pope Francis, visiting an area of Peru that was devastated last year by heavy rains linked to climate change and plagued by gang violence, urged people not to lose hope.
Bucks' Antetokounmpo to miss 2 games to rest sore knee | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Milwaukee Bucks leading scorer Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the next two games to rest a sore right knee
Romanians protest corruption after law passed by Parliament | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Romanians prepare to protest against legislation passed by Parliament which they say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption
The Latest: Pope Francis consoles Peruvians hit by floods | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Pope Francis is consoling Peruvians who lost their homes and livelihoods in devastating floods, telling them they can overcome all of life's "storms" by coming together as a community
Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slaying | ABC News
ABC News | January 20, 2018
Serbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans
The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants' | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | January 20, 2018
It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.
Eleven killed, dozens injured in Turkey bus crash | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | January 20, 2018
The bus mainly carried families on their way to spend a holiday at the Uludag ski resort.
Facebook plan to combat fake news draws skepticism | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | January 20, 2018
Social media giant plans to survey users on which news sources they find trustworthy in effort to tackle fake news.