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Historic Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse begins

Rome (CNN) — Pope Francis began an unprecedented summit in Rome to confront the Catholic Church's clergy abuse scandal by saying that Catholics are not looking for simple condemnation, but concrete actions.


A Trump trade war with Europe would hurt the trans-Atlantic relationship

(CNN) — Since the end of the World War II, Western nations have shared the belief that international trade was a virtue. While progress has too often been lethargic, in the decades since, the United States and European nations have worked together to reduce barriers to trade.


Pope opens child sex abuse conference, promising 'concrete' remedies

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday, with one cardinal acknowledging that the Church had to fight “the enemy within”. Francis convened Catholic leaders from around the world for


Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Sitting in his cafe near the spot where the protests against Muammar Gaddafi touched off the Libyan revolution eight years ago, Miftah Atluba is not sorry the dictator has gone.


Exclusive: U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, according to sources familiar with the negotiations.

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Politics News

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one next week

(CNN)President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet one-on-one at the start of their summit next week in Hanoi, a senior administration official said on Thursday.

CNN - 2019-02-21 15:39:00

A Green New Deal is Technologically Possible. Its Political Prospects Are Another Question.

WASHINGTON — President Trump derided the Green New Deal as a “high school term paper that got a low mark.” Congressional Republicans mocked it as “zany.” Even Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic House speaker, called the proposal a “green dream,” and some of the party’s 2020 candidates are starting to desc

NEW YORK TIMES - 2019-02-21 15:35:45

‎Politics‏ Now Impacts Dating

Being a liberal or a conservative could be a deal breaker when looking for love, according to author and online dating expert Julie Spira. Starting relationships use to come down to other factors such as what school you attended, using drugs, distance and location and religion. Those proved were som

FLORIDADAILY.COM - 2019-02-20 16:54:08

Labour 's love lost : British ‎politics‏

Seven parliamentarians have split from Britain’s opposition Labour party. That could change the calculus of Brexit, and just might be the nucleus of a new movement. There’s a little-noticed shift in the relationship between Islam and the West; a new generation is lighting the way. And our Russia edi


Fun government and ‎politics‏ events in Chicago this week

Looking to get involved in politics and government?. From a panel discussion on the first two years of the Trump presidency with journalists who cover the White Houseon to a conference on the Freedom of Information Act, here's a rundown of local events coming up in Chicago this week that will get yo

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Business News

US tariffs could cost German automakers $7 billion a year

London (CNN Business)US tariffs could cost German automakers $7 billion a year, but they will hurt more than just car factories. President Donald Trump has less than 90 days to decide whether to impose tariffs of up to 25% on vehicle imports, a threat that has unnerved automakers in the industrial p

CNN - 2019-02-21 15:32:19

Lamar Advertising (LAMR) Q4 AFFO Tops Estimates, Revenues Up

Lamar Advertising Company LAMR reported fourth-quarter 2018 adjusted funds from operations (AFFO) of $1.48 per share, comfortably surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.41. This also marks a 7.2% increase from the year-ago tally of $1.38 per share.

CNBC - 2019-02-21 13:04:01

Time has come for Celtics to take care of ‎business‏

MILWAUKEE -- Let's put the Anthony Davis rumors on the shelf for a minute. Kyrie Irving's health? Yeah, it's something to talk about but let's table that discussion for a moment as well.

YAHOO SPORTS - 2019-02-20 16:14:52

‎Business‏ Briefcase

Greetings, readers – especially those in Buckeye, I might add! This is an exciting week as I have a number of developments in Buckeye, where we’ve had a bit of a Briefcase draught for the past few weeks.

WEST VALLEY VIEW - 2019-02-20 08:00:00

Hilltop Inn is back open for ‎business‏

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - An Evansville landmark is back open for business after closing its doors for renovations. The Hilltop was bought buy the Marx family, who originally owned the restaurant that first started serving food in 1839.

14NEWS.COM - 2019-02-20 03:16:00
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Technology News

Covenant Children 's introduces new Script Center ‎technology‏

LUBBOCK, Texas - Covenant Children's has introduced exciting new technology to it's patients. Script Center is a vending-machine-like kiosk filled with prescriptions for the hospital's patients.

MAGIC 106.5 - 2019-02-21 01:46:00

Choosing the Right Adaptive Learning ‎Technology‏

An Adaptive Learning Program (ALP) is a computer-based educational system that allows teachers to modify the way they present materials based on the performance of individual students.

THETECHEDVOCATE.ORG - 2019-02-20 10:09:15

Aerospace ‎technology‏ aids Australia 's transition to renewable energy

Jet engines are subject to rapid-changes in power demands — revving exponentially up and turning on a sixpence to ramp down again. Technology derived from those engines is proving a perfect companion to Australia’s burgeoning intermittent renewable-energy supply: aeroderivative gas turbines ramp fas


La Academia classes use augmented reality ‎technology‏

As La Academia Partnership Charter School moves toward a model based on science, technology, engineering and math education, many teachers are finding new approaches to instruction. Christina Bowers, the English language development teacher and acting coordinator for the school, created a lesson pla


‎Technology‏ and climate change

The fight against climate change means reducing greenhouse gases. But it also necessarily entails adaptation to the climate change impacts on the environment and livelihood, especially for the most exposed and vulnerable people to climate change.

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Entertainment News

Calendar : Eight days of ‎entertainment‏ in Lane County

Jazz in the House — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, 303 Willamette St. Mississippi Blues with James Funk — 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Jalisco Burrito Mexican Restaurant, 941 Pearl St.

REGISTER-GUARD - 2019-02-21 13:00:00


With a growing number of live music venues, festivals and shows, there is always something to do in Sioux City these days; there is never a dull week. In a new category debuting this year, KTIV's Chief Meteorologist, Ron Demers took top honors in the "Best Local Sioux-lebrity/Local Celebrity" catego

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2019-02-21 11:33:00

Arts , ‎entertainment‏ and culture will abound this weekend

Welcome to another episode of arts and culture in Orillia! I hope you enjoyed some wonderful shows and exhibits last week and are ready to get out and check out some more this coming weekend.

ORILLIA MATTERS - 2019-02-20 23:30:00

Today 's ‎entertainment‏ picks :

v YSU basketball, 6 p.m.: The Penguins will put their five-game winning streak on the line against University of Illinois at Chicago at Beeghly Center ($16 and $12), on the YSU Campus. All fans will receive a YSU ruler. For tickets, call 30-941-1978 or go to ysusports.com.


Fair announces pre sale tickets and ‎entertainment‏

IMPERIAL — The fair board announced presale tickets are now available throughout the Imperial Valley for the 2019 California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta. The 111th annual fair, themed “Get Your Kicks on Route 86,” runs March 1 – 10 at the fairgrounds, 200 E. Second St. in Imperial. The presenting spo

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Sports News

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.

WORLDOFREEL.COM - 2019-02-20 22:23:34

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


Wheaton Sport Center celebrates 40th anniversary

Wheaton Sport Center marks its 40th anniversary of operating this month as apart of daily living for some DuPage County residents. Still under original ownership of the Benson family, the club opened in February 1979 as a racquet and health club facility. Over the past 40 years, the center has added

DAILY HERALD - 2019-02-20 16:13:00

Lindsey Vonn wins Spirit of Sport award at the ` Oscars of Sport '

(CNN) - US ski star Lindsey Vonn picked up the Spirit of Sport award at the "Oscars of Sport" Monday -- on a night where Novak Djokovic and Simone Biles were also recognized for their achievements.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2019-02-19 18:37:56

Lightsaber Dueling Is Now Recognized Sport

Star Wars fans can get ready for their very own sport. Seems that the French fencing federation has borrowed a page from the movie franchise and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport. They have also granted the iconic weapon the same status as the foil, epee, and sabre, the

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Health News

Unilateral Spinal Rotation Exercise to Improve Posture and Back ‎Health‏

This is a simple spinal mobility exercise that you can use to improve and maintain good posture and back health. Start on all fours. Extend one leg behind you and keep it relatively straight with the balls of that foot anchored on the ground.

DRBENKIM.COM - 2019-02-21 15:55:09

Inslee ‎health‏ proposal echoes national debate

OLYMPIA — A proposal for expanded health coverage is bringing a national debate to Washington State. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to broaden state subsidies for private insurance is provoking both concerns over costs and criticisms that it doesn't go far enough.


Scammers misrepresent ‎health‏ center through phone calls

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, MO – A potential scam was reported by an area health care provider. The Livingston County Health Center says callers with the wrong phone prefix have been identifying themselves as “the health center.” The scam likely attempts to gain personal information, such as SS number, bank

KMZU - 2019-02-20 05:00:00

Gut ‎health‏ : Protecting your second brain

Everyone knows about the brain in your head, but did you know about the one in your gut?. There is a matrix of millions of neurons that can control intestinal muscle movements without any help from your central nervous system living in your colon.

PERSONAL LIBERTY DIGEST - 2019-02-20 00:01:09

Nebraska mayor unhappy with mental ‎health‏ center 's location

BELLEVUE, Neb. — A Nebraska mayor is warning that his city could lose property tax revenue if county officials move ahead with their choice for the site of a new mental health crisis center.

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