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Army Secretary Withdraws Nomination

Viola graduated from West Point and is an Army Veteran. Had Viola accepted the post, he would have transferred ownership of the Panthers to his family. The tycoon has invited an unusual number of wealthy businessmen to join his administration despite the multiple conflicts of interest such appointments could potentially create. [Full Article...]

Will Lady Gaga's politics take center stage at the Super Bowl?

She simply said that the only statements she'd make during her performance are "the ones that I have been consistently making throughout my career". She also declined to say who she thinks is going to win the big game, offering instead to "write it down, and put it in my shoe [and] I'll let you know". [Full Article...]

Saks parent company in talks with Macy's

Saks parent company in talks with Macy's Hudson's Bay already operates the Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor brands. The department store world has been pummeled by a host of major changes in shopping patterns: Much of our spending is moving online, and these businesses have struggled to grab market share in that arena. [Full Article...]

DHS Sec. Kelly Wants Border Wall Done in Two Years

DHS Sec. Kelly Wants Border Wall Done in Two Years Kelly described how the wall "will take a multi-layered approach ". Kelly's strategy includes a pushing of more resources to the border for expedited processing of illegal immigrants. Kelly also said that many in Washington may have opinions about border security, the only ones that matter to him are the opinions of those who work there. [Full Article...]

Democrats temporarily halt Senate vote on Pruitt

Attorney General Pruitt has answered ..." Pressed by Democrats in his Senate confirmation hearing earlier this month, however, Pruitt said he disagreed with Trump's earlier claims that global warming is a hoax created by the Chinese to harm the economic competitiveness of the United States. [Full Article...]

Tej Bahadur arrested, threatened & mentally tortured, claims wife Sharmila

Tej Bahadur arrested, threatened & mentally tortured, claims wife Sharmila BSF also said that "cancellation of VRS was communicated to Tej Bahadur on 30th Jan 2017 evening only". His wife Sharmila Yadav reportedly told ANI that he was first forced to retire and later put under house arrest. She further claimed that the retirement was cancelled with in an hour, post which the jawan was arrested. "Categorically stated that TBY (Tej Bahadur Yadav) has not been arreste... [Full Article...]

Ban rules out running for South Korea's presidency

Although he never officially declared he was running, Mr Ban embarked on a series of public appearances and repeatedly spoke of the need to bring about a "change in politics" in a country where a corruption scandal has seen President Park Geun Hye impeached. [Full Article...]

Democrats break party lines to confirm Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Democrats break party lines to confirm Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State But corporate influence in politics doesn't bother him. "Obviously we're aware of the [dissent memo], but I think that any government official who doesn't understand the President's goals in this and exactly what it was", Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters, "they should either get with the programme or they can go". [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 6s: How To Jailbreak iOS 10.2

Apple iPhone 6s: How To Jailbreak iOS 10.2 Apple is also now beta testing iOS 10.3, which will likely be released to the public sometime this Spring. You can download Yalu 10.2 from the link below. iPhone 7 users are also expected to get better support in future updates of jailbreak apps, and this shouldn't take too long to happen. Before you proceed, ensure that you are restoring or downgrading to iOS 10.2 and not any other firmwar... [Full Article...]

Twitter will finally roll out 'long overdue' fixes to tackle harassment

Twitter will finally roll out 'long overdue' fixes to tackle harassment Twitter Vice President for Engineering Ed Ho acknowledged in a series of tweets that Twitter did not move fast enough previous year in stopping harassment and said they were thinking about progress in days and hours not weeks and months. Ho pointed out how all upcoming product changes are prone to be modified in the future based on community feedback, which is why he asked users to send their su... [Full Article...]

Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel case appeal in Portugal

Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel case appeal in Portugal The parents of Madeleine McCann have lost their libel appeal over ex - police chief Goncalo Amaral's book which claimed they covered up their daughter's death. Portuguese police closed the investigation after detecting no evidence of a crime but British police are still looking into it. By all accounts, the McCanns have lost the case. [Full Article...]

More Sunshine and Warm Temperatures

More Sunshine and Warm Temperatures We'll see a high of 63°, which is still above average, but not as warm as Monday , or Tuesday . Today we should see mostly sunny skies throughout our area with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s and winds out of the west at 5 to 10 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Brazil Gas Price Cuts: Petrobras Stock Declines

The consensus price target (PT) of $11.12 means that the market expects Company shares to increase by 3.1% in the short run. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. The Company's activities are divided into five business segments: Exploration and Production (E&P), which focuses on the exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas liquid (NGL) and natural gas in Brazil and overseas; Refining... [Full Article...]

San Francisco Sues Trump Over Unconstitutional Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities

Rather than warrants, federal immigration agencies rely on detainers asking city law enforcement to "maintain custody of an alien for a period not to exceed 48 hours" so that feds have an extra two days to decide whether to arrest them on immigration charges. [Full Article...]

Earth's Ancient Oxygen Ions Have Traveled to the Present-Day Moon

Earth's Ancient Oxygen Ions Have Traveled to the Present-Day Moon The solar wind, Earth, Moon and Kaguya , within the geocentric solar ecliptic coordinate system. He and his colleagues analyze information gathered by a group of ESA satellites whose looping orbits carry them from near Earth to about one-third of the way toward the moon. [Full Article...]

US Senate approves Chao to run Transportation Department

Trump's other nominees, the Senate easily confirmed Ms. Chao by a vote of 93-6. Chao told a Senate panel earlier this month her three main goals as head of the U.S. She was the first American woman of Asian descent to be appointed to a US president's Cabinet. Ed Markey, D-Mass. "It is going to be an important one for the department, and before I comment I would like to do so responsibly and I wo... [Full Article...]

Sexton unavailable for Ireland's Six Nations opener

Sexton unavailable for Ireland's Six Nations opener Sexton picked-up the injury during Leinster's Champions Cup draw in Castres earlier this month. The Munster winger was called up to the Ireland squad for the first time last week alongside Niall and Rory Scannell. The other part of the approach outlined by O'Halloran included harrying Sexton's erstwhile halfback partner Conor Murray so that the Ireland scrum-half is unable to launch the ac... [Full Article...]

Council on American-Islamic Relations files lawsuit challenging Trump executive order

Council on American-Islamic Relations files lawsuit challenging Trump executive order A lack of such cooperation will inevitably result in a dearth of knowledge that could cost the lives of USA soldiers who may no longer know where that IED is located, where those militants are storing weapons, or which tribe or militia group is reliable. [Full Article...]

Austria to ban Muslim face veils in public places

The proposed Muslim face veil ban mostly applies to the burka and niqab - the veils that cover the whole face or leave only the eyes open. "Full-body veils in public spaces stand against that and will therefore be prohibited". Meanwhile, any ban would need the Austrian Parliament's approval to be enforced. Now, about 600,000 Muslims, including those, who arrived during the refugee crisis, live i... [Full Article...]

Punjab govt declares Uber, Careem services 'illegal'

This is what the government of Punjab has declared yesterday. Earlier today, Uber and Careem Taxi services were banned in Punjab , Pakistan, and now, the Ministry of Transport Sindh has issued a notice banning both in the province as well. [Full Article...]


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