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Ireland, peace and the Good Friday Agreement are not negotiable Ireland, peace and the Good Friday Agreement are not negotiable
- February 21, 2018

The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) ended 30 years of conflict in Northern Ireland when a peace deal between the IRA, loyalist paramilitary groups and parties on both sides of the political divide was agreed in 1998. Northern Ireland is a key sticking point in Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for Brexit, because her promise to keeping the province's border with Ireland free of checkpoints appears incompatible with the decision to remove the whole of the United Kingdom from the EU customs ... (more...)
Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) Stake Lessened by Fisher Asset Management LLC
- February 21, 2018

Cullinan Associates Inc who had been investing in Marathon Petroleum Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $33.01 billion market cap company. Riverpark Advsr Limited Liability Com invested in 65,100 shares. Maverick Capital Limited holds 7.13% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (more...)
Time Warner Inc (TWX) Holdings Increased by Edgestream Partners LP Time Warner Inc (TWX) Holdings Increased by Edgestream Partners LP
- February 21, 2018

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $95.02. 586.69 million shares or 2.23% less from 600.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 4,019 shares valued at $390,647 were sold by BARR WILLIAM P on Monday, February 5. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. (more...)
Battlefield 1 Apocalypse Drops Today Battlefield 1 Apocalypse Drops Today
- February 21, 2018

Like previous DLC launches for the game, premium pass owners will be able to access the content two weeks ahead of everyone else . As for Apocalypse itself, it introduces five new maps . There will also be additional unlocks a new specialization type afflictions and more. The company has not yet revealed any details about the game although it's expected to drop sometime this year . (more...)
Florida Shooter Possibly Linked To White Supremacist Group Florida Shooter Possibly Linked To White Supremacist Group
- February 21, 2018

Students who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are planning a nationwide series of marches to get politicians to pay attention to their plight. The FBI isn't the only law enforcement body that failed to act. Trump visits school "shattered" by shootingPhoto Mourners leave the funeral of Meadow Pollack , a victim of the shooting in Parkland. (more...)
Turkey warns Syrian forces entering Afrin face serious consequences Turkey warns Syrian forces entering Afrin face serious consequences
- February 21, 2018

Ankara says the YPG is a terrorist group and an extension of the PKK which has fought a three-decade insurgency in southeast Turkey. He denied making any official contact with the Syrian regime, adding: "But under extraordinary conditions our intelligence unit may contact [Syrian regime] to solve certain issues, directly or indirectly". (more...)
UP BJP MLA dies in road crash on way to Investors' Summit UP BJP MLA dies in road crash on way to Investors' Summit
- February 21, 2018

He won the state elections in March a year ago to become an MLA in UP's 16th legislative assembly. Chauhan, 41 years old belongs to Dhammpur in Bijnore. "My thoughts are with his family and supporters in this hour of grief". Singh was an MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor's Noorpur constituency. Singh, about 45, was born in Bijnor. (more...)
Florida governor demands FBI release all info on school shooter
- February 21, 2018

CNN reached out to the White House for comment about any correspondence to and from Cruz but has not heard back. But as details about Cruz have emerged, so have indications that signs were missed in the months leading up to Wednesday's rampage. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi targets Narendra Modi for silence on PNB fraud, Rafale deal Rahul Gandhi targets Narendra Modi for silence on PNB fraud, Rafale deal
- February 21, 2018

Nirav Modi sold diamonds, which are the stuff he claims dreams are made of". In a tweet last week, he had said: "Guide to Looting India by Nirav MODI. "Don't fall in the trap of NPP", he said, as he reminded people how the NPP is a coalition partner in the BJP-led government in Manipur. Addressing an over 5,000-strong rally here in West Garo Hills district, Rahul said, "I know the BJP has bought many MLAs, MPs and leaders in Meghalaya". (more...)
USA says North Korea canceled meeting with Pence USA says North Korea canceled meeting with Pence
- February 21, 2018

South Korea military troops held for joint annual military exercise with the US drawing criticism from North Korea, arguing that these training exercises will worsen the standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Following the announcement, the North and South agreed to hold talks for the first time in two years in order to "ease the current military tensions." "Perhaps that's why they walked away from a meeting or perhaps they were never honest about sitting down", he said . (more...)
Deadly road rage incident, auto chase in New Hampshire Deadly road rage incident, auto chase in New Hampshire
- February 21, 2018

A man exits his vehicle and pushes her to the ground, the video shows. As a result of the investigation, Nashua police on Tuesday arrested Ricardo Montanez, 28, of Hudson. Police in Nashua identified both drivers, the broadcaster said, and are interviewing witnesses. "I mean I didn't know if she was going to hit me, smack me or what". (more...)
Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks
- February 21, 2018

Trump , during a ceremony in which he handed out medals of honor, said the move comes after a considerable amount of research on the part of his administration. "While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being considered, the President is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system", White House spokesman Sarah Sanders said in a statement . (more...)
Press drivers in Trump motorcade replaced after firearm found Press drivers in Trump motorcade replaced after firearm found
- February 21, 2018

He indicated he'd forgotten to leave the firearm in his personal vehicle before beginning his assignment as a motorcade driver. The Secret Service said in a statement Monday that the man lawfully possessed a gun that was prohibited in its jurisdiction. (more...)
Gun laws need to change before students can feel safe Gun laws need to change before students can feel safe
- February 21, 2018

There are almost 13,000 gun homicides a year in the United States - 96 a day, including seven children and teenagers. Limits on the sale of semiautomatic rifles, though not the seizure of weapons in private hands, must be discussed, along with measures to make it more hard to modify guns to fire at automatic speeds. (more...)
Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks
- February 21, 2018

In December, the Justice Department announced that it had begun a federal rule-making process that could reinterpret the legality of certain bump fire stock devices, a piece of equipment that enabled the Las Vegas gunman in October to fire on concertgoers more rapidly, mimicking automatic fire. (more...)
Pak court announces death sentence for Zainab's rapist Pak court announces death sentence for Zainab's rapist
- February 21, 2018

In the appeal, the convict claims to be not guilty. He faces further charges in the cases of at least seven other children attacked in the Punjab city - five of whom were murdered - in a spate of assaults that had stoked fears a serial child killer was on the loose. (more...)
Trophy of PSL third edition unveiled in Dubai Trophy of PSL third edition unveiled in Dubai
- February 21, 2018

As the trophy touched down in Me'aseim, captains of all six PSL teams transported the trophy via Uber to Dubai International Cricket Stadium, where Darren Sammy, Captain of Peshawar Zalmi unveiled the trophy to the media. According to the news reported in ibtimes, since 2013, India and Pakistan did not play bilateral series though they were playing ICC tournaments. "Sport is something which can play a big role in bringing peace", report quoted Afridi as having said. (more...)
Stars join forces with activists — BAFTAs Red Carpet Stars join forces with activists — BAFTAs Red Carpet
- February 21, 2018

It won't, but what will is fully funded refuges and sorely-needed specialist domestic violence services such as BME services. In 2015 the group staged a lie-in on the red carpet at the Suffragette film premiere in London . MAYHEM erupted on the BAFTAs earlier tonight as a dozen protesters wearing " Time's Up Theresa" T-shirts stormed onto the red carpet. "Over half of women in the United Kingdom have suffered sexual abuse so that's something that needs changing, which is why we set up ... (more...)
Trump blames Federal Bureau of Investigation for Parkland massacre, suggesting Russian Federation collusion probe was distraction Trump blames Federal Bureau of Investigation for Parkland massacre, suggesting Russian Federation collusion probe was distraction
- February 21, 2018

President Donald Trump attacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation and lawmakers probing suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S presidential election, drawing sharp criticism for saying an excessive focus on Russia led investigators to miss signs that could have prevented a deadly school shooting in Florida . (more...)
Oru Adaar Love: Priya counters charges in SC Oru Adaar Love: Priya counters charges in SC
- February 21, 2018

An FIR was registered in Hyderabad alleging that the song had hurt religious sentiments. The petitioners said this is Varrier's first movie and she is pursuing her B.Com. This in turn, prompted Priya to move the Supreme Court to solicit protection from an FIR lodged against her . Another complaint was filed by businessman Zaheer Ali Khan, who demanded that either the song be removed from the film or the lyrics be changed. (more...)
Teacher pay bill passes Teacher pay bill passes
- February 21, 2018

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) Teachers drew a line in the sand Tuesday following the announcement of a compromise in the House of Delegates to fund PEIA. "Tom Fast, R-Fayette. ". "Do something to show us that West Virginia's education system is a priority", said Christine Campbell, WV American Fed. (more...)
Army awards 3 Parkland shooting victims with Medal of Heroism Army awards 3 Parkland shooting victims with Medal of Heroism
- February 21, 2018

Three JROTC members who were killed in last week's deadly mass shooting in Parkland are being honored by the US Army and the Florida National Guard. Wang is credited with saving lives by holding open a door for others to escape and was in his cadet uniform when he was killed. (more...)
Vail's Mikaela Shiffrin pulls out of Olympic downhill after schedule change Vail's Mikaela Shiffrin pulls out of Olympic downhill after schedule change
- February 21, 2018

Austria's Matthias Mayer, victor of Olympic golds in the 2018 super-G and 2014 downhill, fractured a vertebra in December 2015 and missed a year. Netherlands' Sjinkie Knegt enters PyeongChang as the reigning world champion in this event. (more...)
Next Stop for School Shooting Survivors: Florida Capitol Next Stop for School Shooting Survivors: Florida Capitol
- February 21, 2018

They spent the seven-hour ride checking their phones, watching videos and reading comments on social media about the shooting, some of which accused them of being liberal pawns. He said he hopes the trip will lead to some "commonsense gun laws like rigorous background checks". "That's part of the problem", he said. "It might be enough just to make someone rethink things and not go forward with a plan". (more...)
Canada welcomes release of final text of CPTPP deal Canada welcomes release of final text of CPTPP deal
- February 21, 2018

The economies included in the trade deal account for 13.5% of world GDP - worth a total of US$10 trillion. The report estimates that could range between $363 million to $1.2 billion. On the screening thresholds, the threshold above which a non-Government investor must get approval to invest in "significant business assets" in New Zealand would double from $100 million to $200 million for all investors from CPTPP countries. (more...)

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