China shuts down 111 golf courses in assault on ‘millionaires’ sport’

China shuts down 111 golf courses in assault on 'millionaires' sport'

Eye-watering big-money transfers have made China one of the most talked-about sporting destinations over the past year as European clubs look to hold onto their top talent amid a landgrab from the Chinese Super League. But while these well-bankrolled clubs are on a government-promoted transfer binge to promote growth, some other mainstream sports are receiving quite the opposite sort of treatment.

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Alec Baldwin to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for 17th Time on Feb. 11

Alec Baldwin to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for 17th Time on Feb. 11

Alec Baldwin has been appearing as now-President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” for quite a while, but only in the capacity of a guest. On Feb. 11, he’ll return again as host. This will be Baldwin’s 17th time delivering the monologue from the stage at Studio 8H, giving him a new record for most times hosting the show. Ed Sheeran will be the musical guest for the occasion. Baldwin’s hosting gig puts a probable tweetstorm from President Trump in the forecast.

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The President’s official tweets are now written by a man who regularly promotes fake stories on Twitter

The President's official tweets are now written by a man who regularly promotes fake stories on Twitter

The man behind Donald Trump’s official presidential tweets is a former golf caddy who has repeatedly promoted fake news stories and conspiracy theories on social media. The official President of the United States (POTUS) Twitter page was updated on Sunday to confirm the messages are being posted by Dan Scavino, Mr Trump’s “assistant” and Director of Social Media. 

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U.S. judge finds that Aetna misled the public about its reasons for quitting Obamacare

U.S. judge finds that Aetna misled the public about its reasons for quitting Obamacare

Aetna claimed this summer that it was pulling out of all but four of the 15 states where it was providing Obamacare individual insurance because of a business decision — it was simply losing too much money on the Obamacare exchanges.Now a federal judge has ruled that that was a rank falsehood.

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Trump executive order pulls out of TPP trade deal

Trump executive order pulls out of TPP trade deal

President Donald Trump has fulfilled a campaign pledge by signing an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The trade deal, a linchpin of ex-President Barack Obama's Asia policy, was signed by 12 nations. "Great thing for the American worker what we just did," said Mr Trump as he dumped the pact with a stroke of a pen. He also cut funding for international groups that provide abortions, and froze hiring of some federal workers.

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