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Venezuela orders partial closure of Colombian border as U.S. plans to deliver aid

Venezuela's government is ordering the partial closure of its border with Colombia hours ahead of a U.S.-backed plan to deliver humanitarian aid over the objections of President Nicolás Maduro.


Bolton cancels South Korea trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela'

(CNN)US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


What's the Trump Doctrine? Depends who you ask

Washington (CNN)On Dec. 19, President Donald Trump announced one of his most consequential foreign policy decisions: the rapid withdrawal of US troops from Syria. The snap decision ultimately prompted the departure of his well-regarded Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, and continues to confound lawm


Iran says it has various options to neutralize 'illegal' U.S. sanctions: Tasnim

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it had many options to neutralize the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on its oil exports, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, adding that Tehran’s clerical rulers had no plans to hold talks with Washington.


Egypt seeks death sentence for two monks over bishop's murder

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for two monks after they were convicted of murdering a bishop at a monastery last year. The judge referred the case of Wael Saad and Ramon Rasmi Mansour to the grand mufti, Egypt’s top Muslim religious authority, who must

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Politics News

Trump's UN ambassador pick said she supports "both sides" of climate science

Kelly Knight Craft, the current U.S. ambassador to Canada and President Trump's nominee for ambassador to the UN, endorsed "both sides of the science" when asked about climate change in a 2017 interview with CBC Politics.

AXIOS.COM - 2019-02-23 14:47:49

Why teacher strikes are touching every part of America

(CNN)Urban, rural, suburban, red, blue and purple, American teachers from across the United States have been on strike. So far this year, teachers have picketed in one of the wealthiest states -- California, which has strong protections for public unions -- and one of the poorest: West Virginia, whi

CNN - 2019-02-23 13:32:00

'If nobody is listening, it is useless': Trump admin's social media campaign against Iran divides diplomats

(CNN)Jaws dropped at the State Department last November when President Donald Trump tweeted a "Game of Thrones"-style poster warning Iran that "Sanctions are coming." The tweet was the idea of political appointees at State, but many career diplomats were appalled and uncomfortable. As the rhetoric a

CNN - 2019-02-23 13:30:00

Phillips says ‎politics‏ of participation still central to PNP

LEADER of the Opposition and President of the People's National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips says the opening of the Frankfield Conference and Resource Centre in Clarendon, has restored faith in the power of community activism to chart its own destiny and work on solving the problems affecting the

JAMAICA OBSERVER - 2019-02-23 05:19:32

Claycord -- Talk About ‎Politics‏

This post is “Talk About Politics”. Please use this post to talk about politics, and keep politics out of the “whatever” thread. Thank you, and be kind to each other. Please Note: Users who use multiple names will be deleted. Please choose a name so others can easily chat with you. Users must provid

CLAYCORD.COM - 2019-02-23 03:05:00
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Business News

5 Ways to Improve Your ‎Business‏

Why are some farmers more profitable than others? How do some farmers find opportunity in tough times? “Production is important, but focusing on the business side of farming has become the dividing line,” says Jim Knuth, senior vice president, Farm Credit Services of America.

AGWEB - 2019-02-22 22:18:00

‎Business‏ as Usual in Raritan Township

An autocracy is a system of government in which supreme power is concentrated in the hands of one person, whose decisions are subject to neither external legal restraints nor regularized mechanisms of popular control.

TAPINTO.NET - 2019-02-22 19:15:00

Kaufman feed store celebrates 40 years of ‎business‏

KAUFMAN, Texas — The largest and oldest family owned and operated feed store in Kaufman County is celebrating 40 years of business this weekend with a celebration that will honor their past, the present and their future.

INFORNEY.COM - 2019-02-22 16:14:00

The family ‎business‏ Experience shapes ‎business‏ strategy

You could say ice cream is in his blood. Kyle Gifford, age 23, has been in the ice cream retail business for most of his life. His parents, Mark and Ann Marie Gifford, were Carvel store owners for more than two decades, and previously owned The Ice Cream Shoppe, at 33 Belmont St. in Carbondale, befo

THEVALLEYADVANTAGE.COM - 2019-02-22 09:16:48

‎Business‏ Briefs

Orangetheory Fitness continues growth in Southwest Florida. Orangetheory Fitness, a national fitness franchise, is expanding its presence in Southwest Florida. A new location is opening at 2311 Santa Barbara Blvd., Units 106 and 107, in Cape Coral. The studio, owned by Bob and Barbara MacIntyre, hel

DAILY BREEZE - 2019-02-22 07:04:29
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Technology News

ECHS History Night to Explore the impact of ‎technology‏

Escondido Charter High School (ECHS) will host its sixth “History Night” on Thursday, March 28, from 6:30 — 9 p.m., in the American Spirit Theater on its main campus located at 1868 East Valley Parkway. The title of this year’s event is “Technology Through Time.”

TIMES-ADVOCATE.COM - 2019-02-23 03:12:47

Body hacking ‎technology‏ improves everyday tasks for biotech pioneers

SAN ANTONIO - It can be called human augmentation, biotechnology, wearable tech, or just wearables for short, but if you think it’s just hip stuff for millennial cyber citizens, you’d be wrong.

KSAT 12 - 2019-02-22 23:48:27

New ‎technology‏ could revolutionize food safety

Rarely does a month go by that there is not some national recall or warning about tainted foods. Food contamination is a worldwide problem. Recently, there was a nationwide ban on romaine lettuce in the U.S.


Lockheed Martin Licenses UD ‎Technology‏ for Testing

Lockheed Martin has licensed technology developed in part by a University of Dayton team led by electrical and computer engineering professor Guru Subramanyam to test whether it can work with sensors to eliminate interference from sources that would otherwise degrade the performance of the sensors.

UDAYTON.EDU - 2019-02-22 14:58:33

One-time broker now breaking industryʼs ‎technology‏ deadlock

About a decade ago, Nick Romito, CEO of leasing and asset management platform VTS, saw an opportunity and acted. While leading the asset management firm Titan Advisors in 2009, Romito realized a void in the industry: a technology platform that would help centralize leasing activity, analytics and ma

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Entertainment News

Meeting set to discuss ‎entertainment‏ stage

The Village of Union Grove is seeking input from residents regarding plans for an entertainment stage earmarked for School Yard Park. A community meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at 925 15th Ave.

MYRACINECOUNTY.COM - 2019-02-23 13:11:22

Today in ‎entertainment‏ history : Feb. 22

1964: The Beatles arrived in London following their first visit to the U.S. 1976: Original Supremes member Florence Ballard died in Detroit of coronary thrombosis at age 32. Ballard and her children were living on welfare at the time of her death.

WTAX - 2019-02-22 06:58:56

Reuters ‎Entertainment‏ News Summary

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Gwyneth Paltrow counter-sues Utah man over ski collision, seeks $1. Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow on Wednesday counter-sued a retired optometrist who has taken her to court over a 2016 ski slope collision in Utah, saying he caused

DAILY MAIL - 2019-02-22 05:03:00

Today 's ‎entertainment‏ picks :

v “Women in Jeopardy,” 7:30 p.m: Opening night for this offbeat comedy ($15, $12 for senior citizens and students), described as a cross between “Thelma and Louise” and “The First Wives Club.” It’s in the Moyer Room of the Youngstown Playhouse; 330-788-8739.

VINDY.COM - 2019-02-22 05:00:00

Festival to offer abundance of seafood , music , ‎entertainment‏

VIERA – Two of the top pastimes in Brevard County, fishing and eating seafood, both draw on the area’s local natural resources. At the same time, the Space Coast’s numerous opportunities for hearing live music year-round reflect one of its richest artistic resources.

HOMETOWNNEWSBREVARD.COM - 2019-02-21 17:00:00
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Sports News

Apply for Paralympic Sport Development Funding

Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to remind the para-equestrian community that the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is accepting applications for 2019-2020 granting round of the Paralympic Sport Development Fund and the deadline to submit applications is approaching fast on March 3, 2019.

HORSE-CANADA.COM - 2019-02-22 15:17:20

France Makes Lightsaber Duelling An Official Sport

Now, Star Wars fans can grab hold of George Lucas’s space sword and fight each other in a regulated battleground to truly determine who is the best “real life” Jedi!. To encourage young people to engage in regular exercise, the French Fencing Federation has made lightsaber duelling an officially rec

TOP10FILMS.CO.UK - 2019-02-22 11:28:10

Wisconsin 's New State Sport !

Might as well make the best of winter. How has this not become a competitive sport in Wisconsin! Sure, people love to snowmobile, ice fish, sled and other fun winter activities, but plowing - shoveling is probably the least fun of them all. Until you make a competition out of it. I introduce to you.

WNCY - 2019-02-21 16:25:00

Breakdancing to be Olympic sport in 2024

Breakdancing will be one of the four additional sports expected to be included at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. The others being surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding, sources within the OCOG indicated Wednesday.


WANTED -- More sport officials

“It’s the best part-time job I ever had,” Jason Palmer declared. He started officiating in 2008 after nearly 20 years coaching basketball and softball in the Chicago area. “I never had done it before. I did some research to see which sport needed the most officials and paid the best money,” Palmer s

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Health News

A Trump administration "gag order" just proposed cutting millions from Planned Parenthood

The Trump administration just issued a proposal to deny Planned Parenthood funding through Title X, the marquee federal program that provides family planning services to low-income women. It's the most concrete step that the administration has taken to limit abortion access since President Trump's i

CBS NEWS - 2019-02-22 22:56:00

Tamera Mowry Drinks Sister Tia's Breast Milk After Falling Ill, Hoping It Will Cure Her Sickness

Tamera Mowry-Housley is relying on Tia Mowry-Hardrict to get better — but not in the way you might think!. After Tamera, 40, recently came down with an illness and desperately searched for remedies, she finally turned to her twin sister.

HEALTH.COM - 2019-02-22 22:07:31

Abortion rights activists criticize Trump ruling against Title X

The Trump administration Friday finalized a regulation intended to push Planned Parenthood out of the Title X federal family planning program, keeping a campaign promise to anti-abortion groups.

NBC NEWS - 2019-02-22 20:38:00

32 science-backed ways to reduce your risk of developing cancer

There is no cure for cancer, but there are many ways we can reduce our risk of developing some types of the deadly class of diseases. Some of the most powerful ways to reduce your cancer risk include staying active, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight, especially around your waistline.

MSN.COM - 2019-02-22 16:11:00

FDA official says ongoing blood pressure drug investigation will probably uncover more tainted pills

(CNN)There's no end in sight for one of the largest prescription drug recalls in recent memory. The US Food and Drug Administration is continuing an investigation and recall of a class of drugs used by millions that began last summer, yet there's still "more to find," an agency director says.

CNN - 2019-02-22 09:17:16
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