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Oakland mayor warns of ICE operation in the next 24 hours Oakland mayor warns of ICE operation in the next 24 hours
- February 26, 2018

Schaaf reminded the local authorities that California law enforcement was prohibited from assisting the ICE in the raids and assured that schools in the city have strict protocols in place to protect the vulnerable from the raids. "We comprehend ICE has utilized movement bits of gossip in the past as a strategy to make fear; our goal is for our group to approach their day by day lives without fear, however strength and mindfulness", Schaaf said in an official statement. (more...)
Democratic State Convention delegates decide against key endorsements Democratic State Convention delegates decide against key endorsements
- February 26, 2018

The party did not endorse a candidate in the gubernatorial election, either, where frontrunners Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villraigosa are neck-and-neck. Feinstein's remarks Saturday focused on her advocacy of gun control measures as well as the need for Democratic unity amid Republican control of Washington. (more...)
North willing to hold talks with US: South Korea North willing to hold talks with US: South Korea
- February 26, 2018

That, in part, is believed to have led to the North Koreans' cancellation of their meeting with the vice president. The measures target the "deceptive shipping practices that have enabled the Kim regime to fund its risky weapons programs", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. (more...)
Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Debt Trading 1.2% Higher Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Debt Trading 1.2% Higher
- February 26, 2018

About 15,657 shares traded. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co has a 52-week low of $28.81 and a 52-week high of $37.20. It has outperformed by 0.56% the S&P500. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $42.0 target in Sunday, January 28 report. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $35.26. (more...)
Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Public-Sector Unions Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Public-Sector Unions
- February 26, 2018

The balance of power in state politics would shift. Now Gorsuch's vote could be critical. The unions argue that because all workers benefit from union representation, all workers should bear the costs. All that the member needs to do is submit a letter asking to opt-out of having dues used for political purposes. Twenty-four states have agency fee requirements. (more...)
Trump searches for answers amid wrenching stories from Florida school shooting Trump searches for answers amid wrenching stories from Florida school shooting
- February 26, 2018

I've taught for over 30 years, and we were not having these kinds of conversations when I went into the classroom. But Daniel and many of his classmates are trying to make sure no other student will have to endure the same. This is the last time this should happen". Stoneman Douglas staff will return Monday and Tuesday for planning days. Students are expected to return for classes on Wednesday. (more...)
Florida shooting survivor: Conspiracy theorists showing 'how disgusting they are' Florida shooting survivor: Conspiracy theorists showing 'how disgusting they are'
- February 26, 2018

There's no agenda. They're free to roam the school. About 100 students walked out at Austin High School and about 400 walked out at Anderson High School, the largest local demonstration. "In the tragic wake of the seventeen lives brutally cut short in Florida, politicians are telling us that now is not the time to talk about guns". Steelglove said he knows that discipline for skipping class is a policy, but the students have opinions . (more...)
North Korea reportedly willing to conduct talks with US North Korea reportedly willing to conduct talks with US
- February 26, 2018

But one observer said the protests at Kim's arrival didn't make sense given the conservative government of the now disgraced former President Park Geun-hye welcomed high level North Korean delegations on multiple occasions. North Korea denounced the sanctions in a statement carried on its state media and said a blockade by the United States would be considered an act of war. (more...)
Icy roads ahead: Environment Canada issues freezing rain warning for Sunday morning Icy roads ahead: Environment Canada issues freezing rain warning for Sunday morning
- February 26, 2018

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for all of Grey County, including Owen Sound, Dundalk, Hanover and Blue Mountains. The freezing precipitation will change over to rain by this evening as temperatures rise above the zero degree mark. (more...)
Severed head found: Japan police quiz United States man Severed head found: Japan police quiz United States man
- February 26, 2018

The man is said to have arrived in Osaka as a tourist in January, The Star reported. Body parts other than the head have not been found. Police investigating the disappearance of a Hyogo Prefecture woman are searching for a large bag carried out of an apartment where an arrested American man allegedly held her captive, suspecting it may be connected to the case, investigative sources said. (more...)
Redacted Democratic memo on FBI surveillance released Redacted Democratic memo on FBI surveillance released
- February 26, 2018

The four-page Republican memo was written under Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and was released with Trump's approval on February 2. The Democratic document said the Russian Federation meddling investigation was "based on troubling law enforcement and intelligence information unrelated to the 'dossier, '" and that Page had officially left the Trump campaign before the application to surveil him was filed. (more...)
Virat Kohli retains ICC Test Championship mace, thanks fans for their support Virat Kohli retains ICC Test Championship mace, thanks fans for their support
- February 26, 2018

The final Twenty20 worldwide and final match of India's tour of South Africa did not begin on the best of notes for Harmanpreet Kaur and Co. "That was an unbelievable feeling", he said. South Africa slipped to 114-5 midway through the 17th over before Jonker (49 from 24 balls), rejuvenated his team's faltering chase, the right-hander dominating a sixth-wicket partnership worth 53 with Farhaan Behardien (15 not out). (more...)
'Beast from the East' to bring snow and ice to Richmondshire 'Beast from the East' to bring snow and ice to Richmondshire
- February 26, 2018

Forecasters admit it is still unclear who will be affected and how much will fall. It is expected that Thursday will be another bitterly cold day with scattered snow showers. Despite the blast of cold air coming the risk of snow is low because of the dry nature of the air but that could change after the weekend. When and where will be coldest in West Sussex? Wednesday will be the coldest day: Max 0C during the day and min -3C at night. (more...)
Campaign Adviser Argues Gates Indictment Shows Investigation Has 'Nothing' Campaign Adviser Argues Gates Indictment Shows Investigation Has 'Nothing'
- February 26, 2018

Though Manafort was ousted from the Trump campaign, Gates stayed on and had a role in the president's inaugural committee. In December, Michael Flynn , President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his interactions with former Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. (more...)
'Parties who governed Puducherry, did injustice to people', says PM Modi 'Parties who governed Puducherry, did injustice to people', says PM Modi
- February 26, 2018

Noting that Auroville was inaugurated in 1968 with delegates from 124 nations in attendance, Modi said that he learnt that today it had 2,400 residents from 49 countries. "Someone takes Rs 10,000 crore, someone takes Rs 15,000 crore and some one takes Rs 22,000 crore, and the Prime Minister of the country does not do anything", he said. (more...)
Michelle Obama Will Release Her 'Deeply Personal' Memoir Later This Year Michelle Obama Will Release Her 'Deeply Personal' Memoir Later This Year
- February 26, 2018

Michelle Obama's memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out November 13. THR also notes that, although Michelle's given us bits and pieces of her story, she's never told it in full or at length, so get ready to learn a lot more about the former First Lady. (more...)
Students walk out to protest gun violence Students walk out to protest gun violence
- February 26, 2018

The American flag flew at half-staff, a reminder of what happened last week in Parkland , Florida , where 17 people were gunned down at a high school . "They do so much for everyone in the public schools and, you know, I'm just baffled that they don't get paid that much", said Ghoansgi. School system spokesman Bernard Watson said administrators accompanied students during the walkout at Norcross to "ensure their safety". (more...)
NBA YoungBoy, a Baton Rouge rapper, arrested in Florida NBA YoungBoy, a Baton Rouge rapper, arrested in Florida
- February 26, 2018

The 18-year-old rapper has had lots of legal trouble ... he wrecked a Lambo, among other things. Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, better known as NBA YoungBoy or YoungBoy Never Broke Again , was booked into the Leon County Sheriff's office on a fugitive warrant from Waycross, Georgia, where he was accused of assault, illegal possession of weapons and kidnapping, according to Pitchfork . (more...)
Logan Morrison Signs With Minnesota Twins Logan Morrison Signs With Minnesota Twins
- February 26, 2018

There's also the potential of Morrison regressing after his career year. Kyle Gibson tossed two scoreless innings without allowing a hit while Mitch Garver smacked a two-run homer. His only major injury came from a strained left wrist that took him out in the middle of September during the 2016 season. Morrison was mentioned as a possibility for the Twins this week on 1500ESPN by Darren Wolfson. (more...)
Russian Federation sends its most advanced jet to Syria, US Army official says Russian Federation sends its most advanced jet to Syria, US Army official says
- February 26, 2018

Putin has said that Russian troops are leaving the Middle Eastern conflict. But the wind down has been accompanied by increased attention on mercenaries fighting there not in Russian uniform, particularly after some were killed in a USA airstrike earlier this month. (more...)
Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast, kill one Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast, kill one
- February 26, 2018

The suspect was seriously wounded in the incident, and later died. Nizar Ayyash, chairman of the union told reporters in Gaza that the fishermen chose to go for a two-day general strike in protest the Israeli army naval forces attack on a fishing boat, where one was killed and two wounded and detained. (more...)
Olympic bobsledder Lauren Gibbs lets Ivanka Trump try on her silver medal Olympic bobsledder Lauren Gibbs lets Ivanka Trump try on her silver medal
- February 26, 2018

Kim Yong Chol was head of the North's military intelligence when the 2010 attacks on South Korea took place and is now a vice chairman of the ruling party's central committee tasked with inter-Korea relations. It is not known whether the left-leaning president mentioned North Korea's nuclear development program, but the topic wasn't included in Kim's summary of the hour-long discussion held at an undisclosed location in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon from 5 to 6 p.m. (more...)
Hertz ends rental car discount program with NRA Hertz ends rental car discount program with NRA
- February 26, 2018

The moves made by the bank and rental vehicle company have their risks say experts, since those in favor of guns and support the NRA are as passionate in their belief as are those against guns. Home security company SimpliSafe also terminated a discount program. By Friday , the list of defectors grew to include Symantec Corp, which ended a discount programme for its Life Lock identity theft product. (more...)
New attacks in Syria's Eastern Ghouta after UNSC resolution New attacks in Syria's Eastern Ghouta after UNSC resolution
- February 26, 2018

Sunday's shelling killed three people and wounded 27 in several areas in eastern Ghouta. United Nations diplomats say Saturday's Security Council resolution was watered down to ensure it was not vetoed by Russian Federation, which has provided diplomatic and military support to Assad's regime. (more...)
Sridevi's demise: Indian consulate in Dubai working to bring body back Sridevi's demise: Indian consulate in Dubai working to bring body back
- February 26, 2018

Sridevi Kapoor was a Bollywood legend, and one of the rare female stars with enough celebrity megawattage to match the lions of the Indian film industry, and enough above-the-title prestige to carry a film on her own. Her sudden and desperately sad death at just 54 is, sadly, another trauma for the world of Indian cinema. The versatile actress made a decision to take a break from the film industry after the release of Judaai in 1997. (more...)

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