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Trump infrastructure plan promises brighter future for rural broadband Trump infrastructure plan promises brighter future for rural broadband
- February 15, 2018

Conservative groups warned against the calls for a tax increase . The White House's budget increases defense spending with a request for $686 billion for 2019, while making cuts to entitlement programs like Medicare, Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, more commonly known as SNAP. (more...)
Three killed in two separate incidents of fire in Mumbai Three killed in two separate incidents of fire in Mumbai
- February 15, 2018

An investigation is on to know what started the fire, the official said. The fire broke out at around 4 am on Thursday morning in a cosmetic shop leading it to damage and destruction. A woman and her five-year-old daughter were chocked to death following a fire in a shop cum residence in Airoli of Navi Mumbai in the small hours on Thursday. (more...)
Danielle Herrington Makes 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Danielle Herrington Makes 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover
- February 15, 2018

Plus-sized model Hunter McGrady writes about finding common ground with the other women participating. Video footage was released by the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Instagram on Tuesday of the 25-year-old model being knocked off a rock by a huge wave during a shoot in Aruba . (more...)
NS sees spike in flu-related deaths in February NS sees spike in flu-related deaths in February
- February 15, 2018

The Metro Health Department says it's not too late to get a flu shot, and it's free at three health centers across Nashville. In 2009-2010, influenza took the lives of 113 children in the U.S. "The most effective way to fight any disease is to make sure you don't get it in the first place", said Anna Readman, a sophomore studying neuroscience at Drake. (more...)
Iran: Currency Concerns Lead to Crackdown Iran: Currency Concerns Lead to Crackdown
- February 15, 2018

The rial has been hurt by concern about Iran's agreement with world powers to curb its nuclear program in return for the lifting of most global sanctions. Anticipation was seen in the Iranian markets due to the extensive security operation launched by the Iranian police in coordination with the Central Bank, according to Iranian media. (more...)
Prime accused in Dalit student's murder arrested Prime accused in Dalit student's murder arrested
- February 15, 2018

Three days after a 26-year-old man was beaten to death at a restaurant in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad , main accused has been arrested. Vijay Shankar Singh , a travelling ticket examiner, was arrested from the Sultanpur bus stand around 7 am, senior superintendent of police Akaash Kulhari said. (more...)
Iraqi troops rescue Kurdish fighters surrounded by Islamic State in Syria Iraqi troops rescue Kurdish fighters surrounded by Islamic State in Syria
- February 15, 2018

The strikes took place on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 and were in response to an assault by forces loyal to Syrian Regime President Bashar al-Assad against the Kurdish-majority Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Kusham, Syria. "[The US authorities are] working with the coalition on foreign-fighter detainees and generally expect these detainees to return to their country of origin for disposition", Wheelbarger said Sunday, as quoted by DefenseNews outlet. (more...)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI)
- February 15, 2018

Glenmede Na, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1.33M shares. Sinclair Broadcast Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE:ORI) has risen 3.53% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Newcastle Plans to Sign On-Loan GK Martin Dubravka Permanently Newcastle Plans to Sign On-Loan GK Martin Dubravka Permanently
- February 15, 2018

Now we keep working and rest a little bit as well. And yet, somehow, they have remained second throughout most of the campaign - a sign of the natural talent and winning nous in the side as well as the fallibility of teams like Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Liverpool . (more...)
Metallica to receive Sweden's Polar Music Prize Metallica to receive Sweden's Polar Music Prize
- February 15, 2018

The San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal giants have been chosen as one of the 2018 recipients of Sweden's biggest music award. The institute, which teaches both Afghan and Western music, helped generate the country's first all-female orchestra which performed past year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (more...)
NewsAlert: Canada defeats Switzerland to win mixed doubles gold medal NewsAlert: Canada defeats Switzerland to win mixed doubles gold medal
- February 15, 2018

The Canadians will play the fourth-place team on Monday with the bronze-medal and gold-medal games happening later that day. The OAR and Switzerland both entered their semifinal matchup with a 4-3 record. So that's where we are - and we do have a slight advantage with having the hammer. "I'm just so proud the way we came together in such a short period of time . (more...)
Alleged rugby rape victim creating narrative to serve her case, court told Alleged rugby rape victim creating narrative to serve her case, court told
- February 15, 2018

Ms Florence told the court that when she went into the bedroom, Mr Jackson was having sex with the woman and he asked her: "Do you want to join in?" She then claims he pushed her onto the bad, pulled down her underpants and raped her. Blane McIlroy, 26, from Royal Lodge Road, Ballydollaghan, Belfast, denies exposure, while Rory Harrison , 25, from Manse Road in Belfast, also denies perverting the course of justice and withholding information. (more...)
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledges for reconciliation between Koreas North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledges for reconciliation between Koreas
- February 15, 2018

And then there is the added question of how to avoid violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea . She charmed her South Korean hosts despite skepticism about the North Korean leader's sincerity, fueling concerns among some analysts in both Washington and Seoul that the North-South thaw could drive a wedge between the two allies. (more...)
Turkish FM names conditions for fix of relations with US Turkish FM names conditions for fix of relations with US
- February 15, 2018

U.S. -Turkish tensions spiked after Turkey last month embarked on an offensive called "Olive Branch" against Kurdish forces in Afrin, a region in northern Syria. The two also tackled controversial files, especially USA support to Kurdish militias in northern Syria. The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced on February 12 that 31 Turkish soldiers have been killed and 143 wounded since the beginning of the Olive Branch Operation in the Syrian city of Afrin, APA reports . (more...)
Afghan Taliban say they want to solve war through dialogue Afghan Taliban say they want to solve war through dialogue
- February 15, 2018

He stated that collaborative approach and persistence is the answer to all challenges, for which Pakistan is ready to play its part. It was also important to note that India, which has nothing to do with the Afghan issue, was rightly left out as has consistently been demanded by Pakistan. (more...)
California teacher defends anti-military remarks California teacher defends anti-military remarks
- February 15, 2018

Your freaking stupid Uncle Louie or whatever. "They're the lowest of our low". Salcido has been off work from El Rancho High since video surfaced of him scolding a 17-year-old student who was wearing a Marine Corps sweatshirt. "We've been inundated with death threats". His comments even earned him a rebuke from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, who said, "I think the guy ought to go to hell ". (more...)
Quarterly Earnings Forecast Review: Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI)
- February 15, 2018

Polygon Management Ltd who had been investing in Monsanto Co New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $53.08B market cap company. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $36.34. The company was downgraded on Friday, December 16 by JP Morgan. (NYSE:DEI) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 18. The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $209.2 million in the period, which topped Street forecasts. (more...)
Intel 1200-Drone Light Show Opens Olympics, Breaks Record Intel 1200-Drone Light Show Opens Olympics, Breaks Record
- February 15, 2018

Though impressive, neither shows compare to the most recent performance in South Korea, which involved a total of 1,218 Shooting Star drones . As Recode reports , a live show was scrapped due to concerns about nearby spectators. Using a reference image, Intel's software automates the animation process by quickly determining the number of drones needed, where they should be placed, and the fastest way for them to get there. (more...)
GM shuts one of four Korea plants, may shut others GM shuts one of four Korea plants, may shut others
- February 15, 2018

During a meeting with lawmakers, President Donald Trump noted GM's announcement that it will close its plant in Gunsan, South Korea, by the end of May, later adding that "already General Motors is coming back into Detroit". GM Korea posted combined losses of 1.95 trillion won ($1.8 billion) in the three years through 2016, according to its regulatory filings. The Korean government, meanwhile, expressed deep regret over GM's "unilateral" decision, but said it will have the Korea Development ... (more...)
Nagaland polls: NPF holds out olive branch, says BJP alliance not dead Nagaland polls: NPF holds out olive branch, says BJP alliance not dead
- February 15, 2018

In Nagaland, 88 percent of the population is Christian. According to the release, Nagaland BJP leaders' rantings against Congress would continue, but would find no takers. "The haj sponsorship will be utilized for instructing young ladies", said Naqvi. The Hyderabad MP lashed out at the administration for its prejudicial choice, finishing Haj sponsorship yet enabling endowments to proceed for Hindu journeys like the Mansarovar Yatra. (more...)
Pakistan cracks down on Hafiz Saeed's groups, freezes assets of JuD, FIF Pakistan cracks down on Hafiz Saeed's groups, freezes assets of JuD, FIF
- February 15, 2018

Mr Aslam said he did not have an exact number of offices and seminaries involved in the asset seizure, but data was being compiled in all four districts of Rawalpindi division and he expected full details of the assets. The move has come ahead of the crucial Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting scheduled to be held in Paris from February 18 to 23. It remains to be seen if the new move saves Pakistan the blushes of being grey-listed again after 2015. (more...)
Watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses Watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses
- February 15, 2018

In a statement provided by Shulkin's lawyers, Gosling said the investigators caught her in busy moment and accused them of "trying to put words into my mouth". He also said he did not realize Gosling did not meet the legal bar for personal friendship. "Our veterans deserve no less". Other Trump officials also faces questions about the travel habits . (more...)
Ridiculous fabrications: China dismisses Nasheed's charges of land-grabbing Ridiculous fabrications: China dismisses Nasheed's charges of land-grabbing
- February 15, 2018

A former President of the Maldives and now the opposition's mascot, Nasheed had rather brazenly asked for a "military-backed" Indian diplomatic intervention. The government quickly pushed back against that order, eventually declaring a state of emergency and arresting the two Supreme Court justices and other politicians. (more...)
US, Russian officials dispute reports of Russian casualties in Syria US, Russian officials dispute reports of Russian casualties in Syria
- February 15, 2018

US officials also said the Russian government had lodged no complaint about Russian nationals having been killed. The Russian Ministry of Defense also weighed in, saying the U.S. But the Kremlin along with Russian President Vladimir Putin refuse to admit anything about the deaths. The Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta said 13 Russians were killed in the attack and another 15 wounded. (more...)
Gov. Rauner: budget proposal would plug hole in state's pocketbook Gov. Rauner: budget proposal would plug hole in state's pocketbook
- February 15, 2018

Illinoisans paid the highest combined local and state taxes before last summer's hike, according to a national study. Rauner estimates that plan could lead to $900 million in savings and would allow for a 0.25 percentage point cut in the income tax rate. (more...)

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