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Behind the scenes: Trump clashes with generals over Syria withdrawal

Behind the scenes: Trump clashes with generals over Syria withdrawal A woman gestures as she walks on rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus February 7, 2018. In the meantime, the USA administration has also stressed the need to stabilise areas "liberated" from IS rule. Also on the losing end of Trump's decision to withdraw: Israel. [Full Article...]

Snow in the Forecast, Little Accumulation Expected

Snow in the Forecast, Little Accumulation Expected While action is done in southern in by Monday afte4rnoon, a second wave late Monday lingers into Tuesday in northern in, bringing an additional threat of snow , with some rain mixing in. The average high for this time of year is 57 degrees, and Tuesday's high of 47 degrees will be the closest we will be to average. Wind west-southwest 40 gusting to 70 km/h. [Full Article...]

Day 5: Senate passes 2 education funding bills, repeals hotel/motel tax

Day 5: Senate passes 2 education funding bills, repeals hotel/motel tax Bureau of Labor Statistics data demonstrated. Senators also approved House Bill 3375, Friday. Randi Weingartgen, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said teachers everywhere fight for their children, and nowhere has it been made clearer than in states like Oklahoma. [Full Article...]

China files WTO complaint against USA over tariffs

We were badly represented. The WTO confirmed that China requested consultations in connection with U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel, but the United States diplomatic mission to the WTO said it has rejected Beijing's request, calling it baseless. [Full Article...]

Swimmer raped woman after she had sex with his friend, court hears

Swimmer raped woman after she had sex with his friend, court hears Police spokesman Jan Danek said the "six foreigners" were accused of "the crime of rape and it was requested they were taken into the custody". In her opening, Janet McDonald, for the prosecution, said the woman saw a forensic doctor two days after the alleged attack in July 2015 but did not report the matter to police until November 2016, initially saying she did not want her mother to know... [Full Article...]

China Trade War Latest: Trump Raises the Stakes By Another $100 Billion

China Trade War Latest: Trump Raises the Stakes By Another $100 Billion Crude oil prices fell after Trump's latest tariff proposal. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was flat at 5,788.70, but Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1.1 percent to 29,844.94 after trading resumed following a holiday as investors caught up with the previous day's global gains. [Full Article...]

Facebook is making Ads and Pages more transparent

Facebook is making Ads and Pages more transparent During the 2016 election, the Kremlin-aligned Internet Research Agency posted content, created events and purchased ads on Facebook. British MPs had originally asked Zuckerberg himself to turn up, but the 33-year-old Facebook founder declined - and offered others instead. [Full Article...]

Lowers Holdings in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)

Shares of ABBV traded down $2.43 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $89.78. About 2.61M shares traded. Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q4. (NASDAQ:PEP). Oak Ridge Llc accumulated 0.62% or 108,181 shares. It also reduced its holding in Illumina Inc (Prn) by 13.03 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 81.90M shares, and cut its stake in Lam Research Corp (Prn). [Full Article...]

MI to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis over

MI to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis over On Friday, residents rushed to the four remaining water distribution centers across the city as they tried to get a last batch of the government sponsored water. Rather than dig up and replace the lead pipes serving 7 to 10 million homes across the US, federal regulations tell states to try to reduce the corrosiveness of the drinking water. [Full Article...]

RIP Free Jazz Pioneer Cecil Taylor

RIP Free Jazz Pioneer Cecil Taylor The cause of death is unknown, but his passing has been widely reported amongst his peers online. He was a pivotal figure of free jazz and released one of the essential albums of the genre, " Jazz Advance ", in 1956. He released dozens of albums as a leader over the years, the most recent being 2009's " The Last Dance ". Tributes to Cecil Taylor have been flooding in on social media. [Full Article...]

Schlitterbahn co-owner to appear in Kansas court for first time

Schlitterbahn co-owner to appear in Kansas court for first time The Kansas Attorney General's office said with Henry's access to funds and private planes as well as his connections to areas where extradition may not be granted back to the United States, the Global Positioning System device would be a key component in ensuring he would be back in court. [Full Article...]

Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught

Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught This new feature will not only show who paid for the political ad but also require the people running the ads to verify themselves and their location. Under the Honest Ads Act, digital platforms with at least 50 million monthly views would need to maintain a public file of all electioneering communications purchased by anyone spending more than $500. [Full Article...]

Rivals' opposition to me turning increasingly violent: Modi

Rivals' opposition to me turning increasingly violent: Modi Let me take names: "Samajwadi Party and BSP, Trinamool Congress and Congress, Chandrababu Naidu and Congress, they have nothing in common and no ideological similarities, but are coming together", the BJP president said. Rail activist Subhash Gupta, who was tasked with the railway arrangements by the BJP, confirmed that the trains arrived late, but refused to blame the railways for it. [Full Article...]

RCMP confirm fatalities after semi collides with Humboldt Broncos team bus

RCMP confirm fatalities after semi collides with Humboldt Broncos team bus The Nipawin Hawks, which were supposed to meet the Broncos in Game 2 of their SJHL semifinal series on Friday night, said on Facebook the game was cancelled. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said what he has been told about the collision is hard to comprehend. Nipawin Apostolic Church was set up as a location for families to gather. [Full Article...]

Clues to Identify Price Direction - Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB)

Clues to Identify Price Direction - Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Citigroup Inc. upped their target price on Facebook from $148.00 to $158.00 and gave the company a " buy " rating in a research note on Monday, September 19th. Among 34 analysts covering Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), 32 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. Based on a recent bid, this stock (FB) was trading at a distance of -20.07% from 52-week high and 12.46% away fr... [Full Article...]

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian women's table tennis team enter semis

The Manipur weightlifter lifted a total of 192kg (84kg+108kg) to claim the gold ahead of Paupa New Guinea's Loa Dika Toua, who finished with 182kg (80kg+102kg) for a silver. Things were even easier for Sanjita in the clean and jerk as none of her rivals managed to produce even a semblance of a challenge. It was the second game which Srikanth owned by taking a formidable lead of 11-0. [Full Article...]

Facebook Messenger to get Unsend feature

Facebook Messenger to get Unsend feature However, the social media giant did not publicly disclose that it had done this, nor did it privately message recipients to inform them. Since news of the data exploitation scandal broke, Facebook has been counting the cost in terms of the billions of dollars wiped off the company's share value. [Full Article...]

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli gets ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli gets ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan However, just ahead of his visit, Oli had said that he would desist from anything "that would be disgraceful to Nepal" and wants to maintain a "dignified relationship with India". The two leaders were believed to have discussed bilateral and regional issues, especially ones that have bedevilled bilateral relations.Oli also met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Sing... [Full Article...]

Making Ads and Pages More Transparent | Facebook Newsroom

Making Ads and Pages More Transparent | Facebook Newsroom The bill's sponsors said they welcomed Facebook's support. " Today's updates are created to prevent future abuse in elections", the Facebook executives Rob Goldman and Alex Himel said in a blogpost, "and to help ensure you have the information that you need to assess political and issue ads, as well as content on pages". [Full Article...]

Iowa Governor offers support for troops to Mexican border

Iowa Governor offers support for troops to Mexican border Leaders in both Arizona and Texas said Friday that they were working with federal planners to define the Guard members' mission. However, the Governor said she would not balk at such a request to protect the USA border with Mexico . But so far, three of the border states with Republican governors have endorsed the plan, and two, Arizona and Texas, quickly announced troop deployments. [Full Article...]


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