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BBC 2018-01-28
01-29-2018, 09:08 PM
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BBC 2018-01-28




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homeworkThe entire board of the US gymnastic authority is to resign over its handling of the sex abuse scandal involving its former team doctor. The US Olympic Committee has threatened to strip the board of its status as a sports governing body if any of its director failed to quit. ? was jailed a hundred and seventy-five years on sex abuse charges.
Several of the richest and most influential men in Saudi Arabia have been released after paying large sums of money to the authorities. They were detained in an anti-corruption purge last November.
Bombardiat, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer has won a trade case in the US, overturning a decision to impose a almost three percent tarrif on imports of its C-series aircraft.The US International Trade Commission voted to reject the complaint. The Bombardiat was selling the planes at below-cost price.
The French president has called for tough sanctions against Venuzuela after the supreme court in ? banned the opposition parties from taking part as a coalition in presidential elections due in April.He said for a long time now Venuzuela had not been a democracy.
The Irish prime minister has told BBC that he favors less restrictive abortion laws in his country.He intends to campaign for strict abortion laws to be liberalized in a referendum to be held in the summer.The Irish constitution bans abortion in almost all cases.
A search is under way in the western Pacific nation of ? for a ferry which has been missing for a week. The vessel with almost fifty people on board left the ? island on January the eighteenth for a two-day routine voyage to the country's main port ?.
In Paris the authorities are anxiously watching the river Thame as weeks of heavy rain have caused a swell well beyond normal levels. It's expected to peak at six meters over the weekend.
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