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The business's revenue for the quarter was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter past year. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 95.31% of the company's stock. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al raised its stake in shares of Bloomin' Brands by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. On 8/4/2015 Bloomin' Brands announced a dividend of $0.06 with an ex dividend date of 8/14/2015 which will be payable on 8/28/2015.
  • Migrant Bodies Wash Ashore in Libya as Smugglers' Tactics Get 'More Disastrous'

    Migrant Bodies Wash Ashore in Libya as Smugglers' Tactics Get 'More Disastrous'

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    Pictures on the IFRC's Twitter account showed the bodies lined up along the shore covered in white and black bags. More bodies have been spotted in the sea near Zawiya but aid workers have not yet been able to recover them. The IOM said the latest incident raised the total number of deaths this year to more than 365. While the numbers of migrants setting off from there is tiny in comparison with Libya, Cairo and Tunis have fully functioning governments and are able to police their borders, ...
  • Few alternatives to Palestinian State

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    Last year, Lee was the first Singaporean prime minister to visit Israel, and Netanyahu's official visit is the first to Singapore by an Israeli prime minister. It is not just about territory: the Palestinians still in theory demand a "right of return" to Israel proper for millions of descendants of Palestinian refugees living around the region and the world, which the vast majority of Jewish Israelis reject.
  • Japan, US, ROK should work to raise worldwide pressure on North Korea

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    However, one of the factors for not being able to stop North Korea's nuclear and missile development was that China's past implementations of sanctions were imperfect. "All countries should fully and transparently implement all relevant UN Security Council Resolutions on the DPRK", a State Department spokesperson said, referring to North Korea.
  • South Korea's Top Spy Chief: Kim Jong Un Ordered Assassination of Half-Brother

    South Korea's Top Spy Chief: Kim Jong Un Ordered Assassination of Half-Brother

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    Intrigue and mystery surrounds a female suspect arrested in Malaysia in connection with the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half-brother, Kim Jong Nam. Ken Gause, who is with the CNA think tank in Washington and has studied North Korea's leadership for 30 years, said Kim Chol was a name that Kim Jong Nam had traveled under.
  • Russian Cruise Missile Deployment Violates Treaty

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    The Russian Defense Ministry did not immediately respond to the Times report, which quoted unidentified sources. In 2014, the administration of former President Barack Obama accused the country of violating a 1987 treaty that bans the use of ground-launched ballistic or cruise missiles on land after a similar missile deployment reported on by the Times .
  • 32 dead in Taiwan bus crash: fire department

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    Police are investigating whether the bus was speeding at the time, according to local media. The Taiwan Tourism Bureau said that the tour had been organised by the Tieh Lien Hua Travel Agency and that numerous passengers were elderly. A bus that crashed along a highway is lifted by a crane on Tuesday in Taipei, Taiwan. Thirty people were pronounced dead at the scene while two others died in hospital.
  • 3 held for robbery at Satyarthi's home

    3 held for robbery at Satyarthi's home

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    The police has recovered the Nobel replica in addition to the other stolen items, but the citation hasn't been recovered yet. Satyarthi, who was in the United States at the time of the incident, and came to know about the theft when he was having his dinner with the President of Panama and other dignitaries.
  • Kremlin Confirms Russian Planes Accidentally Killed Three Turkish Soldiers in Syria

    Kremlin Confirms Russian Planes Accidentally Killed Three Turkish Soldiers in Syria

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    Turkey has repeatedly said it wants to be part of the USA -led operation to retake Raqqa, but does not want the YPG, which has been backed by Washington, to be involved. The death toll for Turkish troops fighting in Syria is now at 67. The cities of al-Bab and Raqqa are about 25 and 80 kilometers south of the Turkish border, respectively, and lie about140 kilometers apart on opposite sides of the Euphrates river.
  • Wind Blows Truck On Top Of Highway Patrol Car

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    Three Wyoming State troopers are counting their lucky stars after this disgusting accident in which their patrol auto was flattened under a container truck. Hopefully this video illustrates why, ' the agency's Facebook post reads. 'Our troopers were already in the same area working on two other semi trucks that had blown off the interstate.
  • Confusion at Rangers after Warburton reportedly denies resigning

    Confusion at Rangers after Warburton reportedly denies resigning

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    Warburton, however, told the BBC he had not stood down from his post and was unaware of the club's statement. It's a situation that looks like it could run for days and perhaps weeks to come. "It is important that Rangers has a football management team that wants to be at the club and that the board believes can take the club forward to meet our stated ambition to return to being the number one club in Scotland".
  • Landslides kill 12 in Bali, torrential rains expected to continue

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    Four houses were buried, Indonesia's National Disaster Management Board spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said on Friday. He said seven people had been killed, two injured seriously and two received minor injuries. Millions of people live in mountainous areas or on flood plains, with heavy rainfall regularly causing landslides and floods on the archipelago. Up to 40,000 people have been caught in severe flooding following days of torrential rain in central Indonesia, where the death toll from ...
  • Britain's House of Commons approves Brexit bill

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    Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, who commended Lewis for his opposition to the Brexit bill, last night slammed MPs that voted in favour of the paper for failing to recognise the environmental "dangers" of the UK's impending European Union departure.
  • Melania Trump 'has no intention' of profiting from public position, representatives say

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    The suit goes on to say that the Mail story "impugned her fitness to perform her duties as first lady of the United States " and also " her duties in business". But the judge allowed the case against Tarpley, who lives in Gaithersburg, to proceed. Melania Trump , the wife of President Donald Trump, leaves the President's Room of the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, January 20, 2017.
  • Two-thirds of Somalia's presidential candidates hold foreign passports

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    More than 20 candidates are vying to become Somali president, with the top three proceeding to a second round of voting and the top two from that round going forward to a third and final vote. Until 2011, the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab controlled most of Somalia including the capital, Mogadishu . "This is a victory for Somalia and the Somalis", Farmajo said in his first address as president.
  • Matsuyama wins Phoenix again

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    Ultimately, Matsuyama drained a birdie putt on the par-4 17th - his fourth playoff hole - to defend his title at TPC Scottsdale. The 24-year-old's fourth PGA Tour victory takes him past Shigeki Maruyama as the Japanese player with most wins on the U.S.
  • Afghan civilian casualties hit record numbers

    Afghan civilian casualties hit record numbers

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    The remaining 1,099 civilian casualties (286 deaths and 813 injured) documented by the mission was attributed to unidentified anti-government elements where there was no public claim of responsibility. The number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan reached a record high a year ago, according to new figures released by the UN. Afghan security forces and their worldwide allies have been fighting Taliban militants and other radical groups for years.
  • Police arrest suspect in Howard Beach jogger's murder

    Police arrest suspect in Howard Beach jogger's murder

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    Authorities believe Lewis seized Vetrano near an area where Howard Beach route she jogged connected to an East New York bicycle path that runs along the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. An arrest has been made in the murder of 30-year-old Karina Vetrano. Police say officials saw Lewis around his neighborhood on the Brooklyn/Queens line back in May and thought he was suspicious.
  • Israel begins demolition of Amona settlement outpost

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    Amona is an offshoot of the Ofra settlement, one of the oldest in the occupied West Bank with a population of around 3,500. The bill would retroactively legalize several thousand homes built illegally on private Palestinian land. But after Netanyahu announced plans to build over 6,000 new settler homes during Trump's first two weeks in office, the White House over the weekend signaled that it too may have its limits.
  • Cameroon win 5th AFCON after 2-1 win over Egypt

    Cameroon win 5th AFCON after 2-1 win over Egypt

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    Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon in the 59th minute, rising highest to power home a header on the hour mark. Apparently handicapped by the refusal of several leading players to accept call-ups from Belgian coach Hugo Broos, instead a team lacking in stars has eliminated hosts Gabon and fancied duo Senegal and Ghana to make it this far.
  • French Soldier Wounded In Alleged Terrorist Attack At The Louvre

    French Soldier Wounded In Alleged Terrorist Attack At The Louvre

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    Two potential attacks were thwarted in September including one by a group of women who parked a vehicle containing gas canisters near Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral. His father, Reda Refae al-Hamahmy, told a Dubai-based news channel, al-Hadath, that all he wanted was to discover the truth, saying: "I am desperate to know whether he is dead or alive".
  • Snapchat is growing up, files for IPO

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    This was just about a month after the launch of Snapchat's direct competitor Instagram Stories that recently claimed to reach 150 million daily active users . The company also points to a lack of long-term advertising commitments and the fact that many advertisers spend a relatively small proportion of their overall budgets on advertising with Snapchat.
  • US Coast Guard continues search for missing 'Sharkwater' filmmaker

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    Stewart , who was filming the documentary Sharkwater: Extinction, was reported missing around 5:15 p.m. EST. on January 31 near the Alligator Reef in the Upper Florida Keys. Rob Stewart's 2006 documentary " Sharkwater " was aimed at exposing the shark hunting industry that was feeding demand for fins, a delicacy in Chinese cuisine.
  • US Condemns Russian Aggression in Eastern Ukraine

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    Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed militants have deployed tanks, rocket systems and other heavy armour back to the frontline in the Donbas region, once more making a mockery of a 2015 peace plan agreed in Minsk, Belarus. "According to Haley, the United States wants the best relations with Russian". "The surge of fighting in this part of Ukraine, the loss of lives, the destruction of infrastructure, and the crisis are growing".
  • United Kingdom government issues Brexit strategy document

    United Kingdom government issues Brexit strategy document

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    The government is looking likely to win with most of the Conservative and Labour MPs set to back the bill. A fifth of Labour MPs defied leader Jeremy Corbyn to oppose the Bill, but none of Lancashire's MPs were among the rebels. Giving testimony to the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee on Wednesday, he added that senior EU figures believed Britain could not afford to refuse to pay the bill because of the costs of leaving without a deal.
  • Senate Democrats Fail to Delay Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Vote

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    Saying Rex Tillerson's whole life had prepared him to be the nation's 69th secretary of state, President Donald Trump welcomed Tillerson to his Cabinet and the "crossroads in history". John Kerry, Tillerson's predecessor in the same role, was confirmed by 94 to 3. After the 64-year-old oilman's nomination was confirmed by the Senate, he headed to the White House, where Trump formally named the political newcomer Washington's next top diplomat.
  • N.Korea to be

    N.Korea to be "top priority" for Trump administration: Mattis

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    Gary Ross said in a readout of the meetings. "Though it is still too early to judge the Trump White House's overall Asia policy, yet warning shots have been fired that the billionaire-turned-politician is likely to follow a playbook that has been tested ineffective and provocative ", the commentary said.
  • French presidential candidate Le Pen refuses to repay "misused European Union cash"

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    The presidential candidate had until midnight to repay the money, but said she had no intention of doing so. She says she is the victim of a politically motivated vendetta. In total around €7,000 will be taken from her European Union payment slip every month, an European Union official said. In the past five other National Front European lawmakers including Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie, have faced salary cuts because of misused money that was not reimbursed.
  • Jallikattu: Supreme Court raps TN for stir, clears the new law

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    The state government has been given six weeks to respond to it. The Madras high court on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain the conduct of Chennai police on allegations of launching "excessive violence" on peaceful Jallikattu protesters at Marina beach on January 23.
  • Netanyahu reaffirms view U.S. embassy should be in Jerusalem

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    In the meantime, since the issue is likely to resurface in the months and years ahead, the onus is on President Trump and his administration to explain to the American people and the world how reversing 70 years of US policy while needlessly antagonizing a quarter of the world's inhabitants advances USA interests, or makes Americans safer at home or overseas.
  • Trump gives Pentagon 30 days to devise plan to crush ISIS

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    How that plan will differ from what the USA military is doing now to combat the Islamic State remains to be seen. Under the order , Pentagon chief James Mattis has also been tasked with recommending changes to U.S. Barack Obama took a longer term view of the anti-IS fight, with a more cautious commitment of United States forces, instead ramping up an air war against the violent extremists.
  • Google's Doodle welcoming the Year of the Fire Rooster

    Google's Doodle welcoming the Year of the Fire Rooster

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    Mr Haines explained: "The Fire Rooster year can be a wonderful year when you solve inner conflicts and complex problems in your life". -Saturday is Lunar New Year, and the world's largest human migration is already underway. Macy's, for example, announced Tuesday that its stores all over the country would be hosting events and educational activities to promote the Chinese New Year with instrumental performances, traditional refreshments and fashion presentations, according to a ...
  • Chile calls for aid as wildfires ravage country

    Chile calls for aid as wildfires ravage country

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    People tidy up the remains of burnt houses as wildfires ravage wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile January 27, 2017. The fires have been raging in central and southern Chile, fanned by strong winds, hot temperatures and a prolonged drought. On Wednesday, a privately owned Boeing 747 "supertanker" plane arrived in Santiago to help control the fires from the air.
  • Russian Federation stresses proposed constitution in meeting with Syrian opposition

    Russian Federation stresses proposed constitution in meeting with Syrian opposition

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    The UN-hosted negotiations on the Syrian conflict planned for February 8 in Geneva have been postponed until the end of that month, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. In the constitution, "an attempt to put together and find common ground in the approaches voiced by both representatives of the [Syrian] government and the opposition over the past few years - all the time we're in touch, aiming to find a solution to the Syrian crisis".
  • Knights of Malta Grand Master to resigns after Pope row

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    Festing and the Vatican have been locked in a bitter dispute since one of the order's top knights, Grand Chancellor Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager, was sacked in December in the chivalric equivalent of a boardroom showdown - ostensibly because he allowed the use of condoms in a medical project for the poor.
  • Equatorial Guinea Confirms It Is Hosting Gambia's Yahya Jammeh

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    His return marks The Gambia's first democratic transfer of power and capped days of waiting in the tiny former British colony after longtime leader Yahya Jammeh had refused to leave after losing a December 1 vote. He went to Equatorial Guinea, taking luxury cars and other riches amassed during his presidency and accompanied by trusted family and security guards.
  • Will DACA Be Affected Now That Trump Is President? It's Temporarily Safe

    Will DACA Be Affected Now That Trump Is President? It's Temporarily Safe

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    Spicer echoed that message Monday, indicating that the White House may defer to Congress. On the first full work day in office, the Trump administration moved away from that campaign promise.During a press briefing Monday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed that ending DACA is not a priority for the new president .
  • Bureaucrats Bring 500 Refugees Into Country One Day Before Trump's Expected Ban

    Bureaucrats Bring 500 Refugees Into Country One Day Before Trump's Expected Ban

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    Unlike the executive orders which were signed in the Oval Office on Monday and Tuesday, the order for the wall will be signed at the office for the Department of Homeland Security. He later watered his pledge down and instead promised "extreme vetting" on immigrants from countries with terror links, rather than a complete ban on the 1.6 billion-strong Muslim population.
  • Russia, Iran and Turkey issue joint statement on Syria

    Russia, Iran and Turkey issue joint statement on Syria

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    Washington is instead represented by its ambassador to Kazakhstan, while France and Britain are represented at ambassador level. "We don't accept any role for Iran in the future of Syria", said Mohammad Alloush, the head of the rebel delegation, insisting that all Iranian-backed foreign militias fighting alongside the Syrian government withdraw from Syria.