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GOP challenger's Twitter account suspended GOP challenger's Twitter account suspended
- February 15, 2018

Far-right candidate Nehlen tweeted the picture of Markle and her fiancé, Prince Harry, with the caption "Honey, does this tie make my face look pale?" Nehlen, who was once suspended by the platform for violating rules regarding anti-Semitic content, posted an image of the reconstructed appearance of an ancient Briton believed to have lived in the region over 9,000 years ago superimposed over an image of Markle, Newsweek reports. (more...)
Kiwis end losing streak with win over England in tri-series Kiwis end losing streak with win over England in tri-series
- February 15, 2018

While Williamson has spoken to Doull about his remarks, the Tauranga native insisted that he has a burning desire to keep playing all three formats. If it's another variable, bowler friendly surface, NZC may ask serious questions about the stadium's ability to host the third ODI against England on March 3. (more...)
Risk of Fatal Traffic Crashes Up After April 20 Cannabis Event Risk of Fatal Traffic Crashes Up After April 20 Cannabis Event
- February 15, 2018

Previous studies have shown that many pot-using motorists drive after partaking and think it's safe to do so. "Policy makers may wish to consider these risks when liberalising marijuana laws, paying particular attention to regulatory and enforcement strategies to curtail drugged driving". (more...)
Wounded IS chief alive in Syria, says Iraqi official Wounded IS chief alive in Syria, says Iraqi official
- February 15, 2018

In June 2016, Turkish media reported that al-Baghdadi had been killed in a USA airstrike in Raqqa, Syria , but this was never confirmed. Intelligence officials believe Baghdadi had to relinquish control of the Daesh terror group for five months after he suffered non-life threatening injuries in the attack near the Syrian city of Raqqa, US media reported, adding that the estimation is based on reports from Daesh detainees and refugees in northern Syria. (more...)
Nelly Under Investigation For Sexual Assault Nelly Under Investigation For Sexual Assault
- February 15, 2018

She claims she ran out of the room, as Nelly called her a "c-t". TMZ on Tuesday reported that Nelly , who is scheduled to perform in Biloxi at MGM Park in April, is being investigated by law enforcement officials in England for a incident that happened in Essex in December. (more...)
Cold snap ends, warming trend underway in time for Valentine's Day Cold snap ends, warming trend underway in time for Valentine's Day
- February 15, 2018

The unseasonably warm weather will continue Monday , but the chance for rain will stick around too. Clouds will hang around through the day into the night with temperatures holding steady in the 30s. Before we get to the dinner and movie stuff tonight , we need to get through this morning. Spotty showers are possible in the morning, but become more likely by the afternoon with light rainfall amounts. (more...)
Controversial new NYT editorial board member out within hours Controversial new NYT editorial board member out within hours
- February 15, 2018

Quinn is probably best known for her work at Wired , where she reported on Anonymous, the Occupy movement, and hacker culture and wrote regularly for the digital security blog Threat Level. "I wish there had been a way, but ultimately, they need to feel safe with how the net will react to their opinion writers". But within seven hours, the Times cut ties with her over a handful of old tweets wherein Norton talks about an infamous neo-Nazi as her friend and uses slurs against ... (more...)
Why do we celebrate Pancake Day? Why do we celebrate Pancake Day?
- February 15, 2018

This year it falls on 13 February. On the website tomorrow, Bake Of The Week features a gorgeous recipe for fluffy apple pancakes, which make a flawless pudding. Banana pancakes can be made using only one egg and a banana for those with lighter tastes. PANCAKE Tuesday came early for parishioners at St Mark's Anglican Church, who flipped, fried, rolled and savoured the delicious desert in preparation for a period of fasting over lent. (more...)
Maria Sharapova Beaten on Qatar Return Maria Sharapova Beaten on Qatar Return
- February 15, 2018

Niculescu's reward is to play either Magdalena Rybarikova or wildcard Fatma Al-Nabhani in the next round. Sharapova, ranked 41st in the world, was making her first appearance in Qatar since 2013 after being handed a wildcard. So physically I felt good. "With the slice I stepped in and I played a bit deeper, but I'm happy that I could get through". 'I love playing in three-set matches, and I think I've thrived in them my career. (more...)
Duterte slammed over threat to shoot female rebels in the genitals Duterte slammed over threat to shoot female rebels in the genitals
- February 15, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , the man who called former President Barack Obama a "son of a bitch" and later told him to "go to hell", recently made a stunning remark in an address to former communist rebels, the Washington Post reported Monday. (more...)
3-year-old killed when drunk driver hits ambulance 3-year-old killed when drunk driver hits ambulance
- February 15, 2018

Federal authorities also believe Romero was in the country illegally. A toddler riding in an ambulance that was struck by an accused drunken driver on US 52 early Sunday has died, authorities said Monday evening. Romero faces charges of driving while intoxicated, failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash and driving without a license. Drew reported from Durham, North Carolina. (more...)
Expel Mani Shankar Aiyar, Cong ex-MP tells Rahul Gandhi Expel Mani Shankar Aiyar, Cong ex-MP tells Rahul Gandhi
- February 15, 2018

On Monday, Shankar called for "uninterrupted and uninterruptible" talks between India and Pakistan to resolve longstanding issues. Aiyar, who was suspended by the Congress in 2017 after his "neech" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, made the latest comment in Karachi . (more...)
RSS chief's speech an insult to every Indian: Rahul RSS chief's speech an insult to every Indian: Rahul
- February 15, 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati lambasted Rastriya Swayamsewak Sangh ( RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for comparing Sangh activists with Army jawans fighting on the borders. Letter further says, Bhagwat's statement was in no way comparison between the. Mr. Chavan demanded that the RSS chief issue an apology to the Army. (more...)
Longtime JMCSS School Board member will not seek re-election Longtime JMCSS School Board member will not seek re-election
- February 15, 2018

The start and end dates are a week off from the current year where school started August 23 and the last day is set for May 16. Gauthier acknowledged "public circumstances that have certainly pointed out that we need some extra help in some areas". (more...)
Man Claims Teen Girl Hired Him on Craigslist to Kill Her Man Claims Teen Girl Hired Him on Craigslist to Kill Her
- February 15, 2018

He told investigators that sometime after Christmas, he came upon a unusual ad he claims Bollinger had posted titled " I want to put a hit on myself " while he was perusing the "Woman seeking Men" category on Craigslist, the affidavit said. (more...)
Deportation of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed Deportation of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed
- February 15, 2018

Jesus Berrones' family visited him at the church every day since Friday. A 30-year-old father who took refuge in a Phoenix church to avoid deportation is allowed to come home. Berrones administers his son's chemotherapy drugs daily because his wife, who is pregnant, can't be around when the bottle is open. On Thursday, ICE denied an extension to remain in the USA for 30-year-old Jesus Berrones , who lives in Arizona with his pregnant wife and five children. (more...)
Colten Boushie's family in Ottawa to meet with federal ministers Colten Boushie's family in Ottawa to meet with federal ministers
- February 15, 2018

Indigenous leaders in British Columbia have added their cries to a chorus of outrage across the country after a white farmer was acquitted Friday in the killing of a young Cree man near Battleford, Sask. Rallies are scheduled across the country both on Saturday and for coming days to demonstrate support for Boushie's family. The perception, said Hall, comes from a lack of interaction with Indigenous peoples. (more...)
Egypt forces have killed 38 militants in major operation Egypt forces have killed 38 militants in major operation
- February 15, 2018

The statement said that naval units from a Mistral helicopter carrier are patrolling the coast of Arish, the capital of North Sinai governorate, while other personnel have been deployed in Egypt's southern desert and along mountainous paths near the southern and western borders to "thwart any attempt to sneak through worldwide borders". (more...)
Israel Police recommends bribery and fraud charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israel Police recommends bribery and fraud charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
- February 15, 2018

News of Lapid's testimony came as the police announced that they have collected sufficient evidence to try Netanyahu in both the "Case 1000" and "Case 2000" investigations, in which Netanyahu is suspected of receiving bribes from Yediot Aharonot publisher Arnon "Noni" Mozes. (more...)
State Democrats React to GOP Congressional Map State Democrats React to GOP Congressional Map
- February 15, 2018

The new map "is indeed an extreme outlier, exhibiting a decidedly partisan skew that can not be explained by Pennsylvania's political geography or the application of traditional districting principles", she said in a His letter comes the day after the US Supreme Court refused state GOP lawmakers' request to block the state Supreme Court's January 22 order that new congressional maps be drawn this year - ahead of midterm elections in which Democrats hope to pick up several ... (more...)
No. 3 Justice Department Official Rachel Brand Will Step Down No. 3 Justice Department Official Rachel Brand Will Step Down
- February 15, 2018

Rachel Brand, the third-ranking official at the Justice Department, made a decision to leave her post in part because she wanted to avoid any possibility that she would have to oversee the federal Russian Federation investigation, NBC News reported on Monday. (more...)
Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 | BJP triggers tremors in red bastion Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 | BJP triggers tremors in red bastion
- February 15, 2018

So, the BJP in its manifesto- Vision Document Tripura 2018-has tried its best to woo people with various schemes and job offers. While addressing the roadshow Malini has appealed the people of Tripura to vote for a change in a state. Uppal Bishwas (28), who calls himself a farmer, raises the BJP's slogan of "chalo paltai" (Let's change the government) when asked of his opinion. The anti-incumbent voters of Tripura are visibly relying on BJP given the party's past gains in North East and its ... (more...)
NAB requests Interior Ministry to place Sharif family's names on ECL NAB requests Interior Ministry to place Sharif family's names on ECL
- February 15, 2018

Sharif along with his sons-Hussain and Hassan - has been named in three NAB references , while his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt. Safdar have been nominated in a reference with regard to the Sharif family's London-based Avenfield properties. (more...)
Kim Jong-Un Invites the South Korean President to Pyongyang Kim Jong-Un Invites the South Korean President to Pyongyang
- February 15, 2018

A flurry of demonstrations took place on the streets as Kim's sister and other high-ranking officials visited the presidential office and North Korean art troupe Samjiyon Orchestra arrived in Seoul to perform on Sunday, Yonhap news agency reported. (more...)
India's forest cover up by 1% over last 3 years India's forest cover up by 1% over last 3 years
- February 15, 2018

The India State of Forest Report 2017 also contains information on mangrove cover. According to the report, the increasing trend of forest and tree cover is largely due to the various national policies aimed at conservation and sustainable management of forests like Green India Mission, National Agro-Forestry policy (NAP), REDD plus policy, Joint Forest Management (JFM), National Afforestation Programme and funds under Compensatory Afforestation to States. (more...)
Media frenzy after Sessions notes law enforcement's 'Anglo-American' heritage Media frenzy after Sessions notes law enforcement's 'Anglo-American' heritage
- February 15, 2018

Both policies disproportionately target black communities. "The comments were divisive and failed to acknowledge that law enforcement has been a part of American history and culture for many ethnic groups and not just Anglos", Demings said. (more...)
Boston Dynamics Reveals Robodog That Can Open Doors Boston Dynamics Reveals Robodog That Can Open Doors
- February 15, 2018

The team has now had a good look at the designs of their headless robot dogs , and perhaps decided they were horrendously creepy. The team at Boston Dynamics revealed this version of the all-electric SpotMini tree months ago. Boston Dynamics has for the last half-year been owned by the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank (sftby), but for the preceding three-and-a-half years it was Google's property. (more...)
UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager
- February 15, 2018

The petition starts by describing the events leading up to the arrest and indictment of Tamimi before comparing the 17-year-old Palestinian girl to Trayvon Martin, the young boy who was shot dead by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Florida in 2012. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion
- February 15, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, is hoping to press European allies to stick to a promise to increase military budgets as the United States offers an increase in its own defense spending in Europe. "The European allies and Canada invested $19 billion more on major equipment over the last three years", the secretary general said. "This should lead to significant improvements in our forces and their readiness", he said, "but we still have a long way to go". (more...)
DU student alleged man sitting beside her in bus masturbated DU student alleged man sitting beside her in bus masturbated
- February 15, 2018

She said she was reading a book when she felt the middle-aged man sitting next to her repeatedly trying to touch her waist with his elbow. She also uploaded a video of the incident on Twitter , including the explicit actions of the accused, stating, "I was coming from college in Delhi transportation, the person sitting next to me started masturbating.I tried telling people by screaming on this sick person but they ignored it as if it was somethin so normal". (more...)

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