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The 10 Best Beaches In The ‎World‏ In 2018 , Revealed

Need some travel inspo for your upcoming beach vacation? These beach bums have some recommendations. The travel experts at TripAdvisor just unveiled their annual Traveler's Choice Awards for the best beaches in the world for 2018, and the results make us want to jet-set to stunning locations like I

TOPBUZZ.COM - 2018-02-22 08:00:00

Five Wars The ‎World‏ Has Forgotten About

Civil wars, insurgencies, rebel groups and terrorist organizations continue to claim thousands of lives in dozens of countries around the world. Innocent people are forced into conflict, abducted, raped and tortured. They are also forced to witness family members and friends being murdered. Man-made

NEWSWEEK.CO.UK - 2018-02-22 05:30:00

The ‎World‏ 's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper Is Coming To Tokyo

A Japanese company is planning to build the world's tallest wooden skyscraper, to mark its 350th anniversary in 2041. Sumitomo Forestry said 10% of the 70-storey W350 tower would be steel, combined with about 180,000 cubic metres of indigenous wood. There will be about 8,000 homes, with trees and fo

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Event : Special Lecture : The State and Its Competitors in the Arab ‎World‏

by King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies 340 Campus Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72701 Fayetteville, AR72701 Start : 2018-02-26T17:30:00-06:00

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Event : ‎World‏ Thinking Day

by Service Unit 295 1421 Mcfarland Blvd N, Northport, AL 35476 Northport, AL35476 Start : 2018-02-24T09:00:00-06:00 End : 2018-02-24T11:00:00-06:00 Description...

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Event : AFP-TN : Franklin Games & ‎Politics‏

by Americans for Prosperity - Tennessee 344 Main Street Suite 200, Franklin, TN 37064 Franklin, TN37064 Start : 2018-02-22T18:00:00-06:00

EVENTBRITE.COM - 2018-02-23 01:34:13

Today in ‎politics‏ : Live updates

President Trump meets with state and local officials about school safety in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting. Follow here for the latest. President Trump meets with state and local officials about school safety in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting. Follow here for the la

CNBC - 2018-02-22 14:08:50

Amnesty slams Trump-led ` ‎politics‏ of hate '

London (AFP) - The "politics of demonization" provided fertile ground for human rights abuses in 2017, exemplified by the response of Europe and Donald Trump's US to the refugee crisis, rights group Amnesty international said Thursday. Amnesty slams Trump-led 'politics of hate' The British-based gro

YAHOO! - 2018-02-22 12:14:14

Kamal defends those from tinsel world entering ‎politics‏

'All with commitment, desire and time to serve people can do so' Defending those from the tinsel world entering politics, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, who took plunge in politics on Wednesday, said profession was not important if one had the desire, aspiration and time to serve the people

THEHINDU.COM - 2018-02-21 18:30:00

The Sopranos accurately predicted 2018 ‎politics‏

As an aside, the Sopranos in 2002 predicted the mind-numbing tribal politics of 2018 to a T. From a socioanthropological standpoint, the marginalization of minorities is necessary for social cohesion. It occurs in all groups of 2 or more humans, from ancient tribes to high schools to large nations.

MOFOPOLITICS.COM - 2018-02-21 16:15:24
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With Easy Ride trial, Nissan takes new step toward being Uber competitor

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - Facing a future in which self-driving cars may curb vehicle ownership, Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous transportation services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber Technologies and other technology firms. In

REUTERS - 2018-02-23 04:15:37

PlayStation Network is down again - Sony has engineers working on it

Sony knows that you're having trouble getting into some games on your PlayStation 4 this evening. The publisher has acknowledged an outage of its PlayStation Network service, and it has dispatched a team to get the servers back up and running. The company has updated the PSN status page to confirm t

VENTUREBEAT - 2018-02-23 03:21:42

Liberty Global to Present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Liberty Global plc ("Liberty Global") (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) will be presenting at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. PST at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. Liberty Global may make observations concerning its

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-02-22 23:30:00

Amazon's Amazing Stock Rocket Ride in 2018 (So Far)

It may sound like a broken record, but Amazon.com (AMZN) continues to just do that: Break records. Today's triumph? Its shares topped $1,500 for the second day in a row, briefly touching $1,502.54 before settling at $1,485.34, up $2.42 per share today. The company, now valued at $719.1 billion, trai

BARRON'S - 2018-02-22 23:30:00

Amazon may open six new Amazon Go stores this year

The first Amazon Go store opened just a month ago, but the franchise's next steps may already be in the works. Amazon could open as many as six new Amazon Go stores this year, reports Recode, citing "people familiar with the company's plans." SEE ALSO: What it's like to shop at Amazon Go The store

MASHABLE - 2018-02-22 23:23:58
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Use ‎technology‏

Lately, I have been giving some thought to the shooting episodes. My thinking is that we should protect children at least as well as we protect grocery products in stores. Naturally, this is a rather facetious statement, but let us consider the following: 1. Trump, in conjunction with Congress, shou

WND - 2018-02-23 00:20:47

Closing the Gender divide in ‎technology‏

A longstanding issue is the need for more women to become involved in STEM, with hosts of research finding a lack of uptake from girls for a career in STEM not just in the UK but around the world. So with this issue in mind, we focus on Technology and EdTech to see how this fits into the skills gap.

LUMIA UK - 2018-02-22 08:00:00

Centripetal Announces Network Filter ‎Technology‏ Breakthrough

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Centripetal Networks, the leading provider of real-time network defense solutions, announced today the release of its next-generation RuleGATE network filter, which can now be deployed entirely in software. RuleGATE was originally developed to operate in th

FORIMMEDIATERELEASE.NET - 2018-02-21 15:34:00

Event : ‎Technology‏ Night : Understanding Makerspaces

by Rex Institute for Educational Renewal and Partnerships Winthrop University, Withers Building 307, Rock Hill, SC 29733 Rock Hill, SC29733

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Event : Unchained : Decrypting Blockchain ‎Technology‏

by CMU Futurist Club 6401 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Pittsburgh, PA15206 Start : 2018-02-27T19:00:00-05:00 End : 2018-02-27T21:00:00-05:00 Description...

EVENTBRITE.COM - 2018-02-21 11:23:35
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Entertainment News

Event : Kulayd ‎Entertainment‏ Comedy Night - The Mic That Stole Christmas

by Kulayd Entertainment 35676 Vanborn Rd, Wayne, Michigan 48184 Wayne, Michigan48184 Start : 2018-02-23T21:00:00-05:00 End : 2018-02-24T01:00:00-05:00

EVENTBRITE.COM - 2018-02-22 21:03:19

Best Bets for weekend ‎entertainment‏ in NEPA

Little Big Town Country quartet Little Big Town hits the stage at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The Grammy Award-winning group is touring in support of its critically-acclaimed album, "The Breaker," which recently won a Grammy for Best Country Duo/Group P

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-02-22 08:38:39

Variety resonates : Hard Rock recognized for its ‎entertainment‏

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City is a destination that carries a multitude of identities. In addition to being recognized by the 2018 Siouxland's Choice Awards voters as the best "Casino," the establishment also won the honor of best "Entertainment Venue" in town. The cherry on top? Voters named

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-02-22 06:15:00

VIDEO : Middle East themed ‎entertainment‏ sector showing growth

Speaking to Construction Week, the construction project management and cost consulting firm's newly appointed vice president of themed entertainment project management said that more "Western-style" projects, such as theme parks, are being introduced into the region. "This is evident by what you see

CONSTRUCTIONWEEKONLINE.COM - 2018-02-21 12:39:55

Six Flags ‎Entertainment‏ Corporation

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - February 20, 2018 - Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, today announced that 2017 represented its eighth consecutive year of record financial performance as revenue grew $40 million or 3 percent to $1.4 billion.

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Sports News

Marshall Football Player Dies From Gunshot Wound At New Year's Party

Marshall defensive tackle Larry Aaron died today, nearly two months after he was shot in the spine at a New Year's Eve party. He was 19. Aaron was at a house in Severn, Md. outside of Baltimore on Jan. 1 when the still-unidentified shooter fired a gun. The football player was reportedly shot while p

DEADSPIN - 2018-02-22 22:17:00

South Carolina Coach Sues Missouri AD For Defamation Over Fan Spitting Comments

Photo Credit: Sean Rayford/AP Images First reported by WISTV's Caroline Hecker, South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley filed a defemation of character lawsuit against Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk on Thursday. The suit follows a public spat between the two college athletics leade

DEADSPIN - 2018-02-22 21:22:00

Six Nations 2018: Nathan Hughes returns in only England change

Nathan Hughes has returned to England's starting XV in the only change for Saturday's crunch-time Calcutta Cup clash against Scotland. The powerful Wasps number eight has been sidelined since December with a knee injury, missing the opening two rounds of the Six Nations, wins over Italy and Wales. H

SPORTING NEWS - 2018-02-22 19:28:08

Twins had a great offseason that nobody's talking about

If a larger-market playoff team had an offseason as successful as the Minnesota Twins just had, people would be talking about it way more. After finishing fourth in the American League in runs scored and OPS and third in on-base percentage, Minnesota not only retained its young starting lineup that

SPORTING NEWS - 2018-02-22 18:46:58

The NBA is having real discussions about a playoffs play-in tournament

Recent comments from NBA commissioner Adam Silver about tweaking the league's playoff format drew intense media coverage, but sources say there is also some behind-the-scenes momentum for the idea of a play-in tournament determining the last two seeds in each conference -- to the point that two spec

ESPN - 2018-02-22 16:30:00
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Health News

Trump's language on school shooter's mental health could be harmful, experts say

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. President Trump called the Parkland high school shooter a "sicko"Studies show that most people with mental illness are more likely to be victims, not perpetrators (CNN)In a tweet Thursday, President Donald Tru

CNN - 2018-02-23 00:40:38

Counting Calories Might Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All

Quality is more important than quantity when it comes to eating right and losing weight. Photo: Africa Studio/Shutterstock If you think losing weight and eating right is all about counting calories and tracking everything you ear, think again. Turns out, people who eat a lot of vegetables and whole

SHAPE - 2018-02-22 16:40:37

Surgeons Remove Massive Brain Tumor

Surgeons who removed a brain tumor that weighed nearly four pounds from the head of a 31-year-old shopkeeper named Santlal Pai on February 14 believe it may be the largest ever recorded, the BBC reported. The type and grade of tumor they removed wasn't disclosed, nor was it clear whether it was canc

MSN.COM - 2018-02-22 16:37:43

PSA: You need to know this hydration solution

Raise your hand if (too often) you get to 6 p.m. and realize you're embarrassingly under your water-drinking goal for the day. If you're raising your hand, you're *so* not alone. Three in four people in the U.S. struggle with chronic dehydration-which is why Liquid I.V. came up with a genius way to

WELL+GOOD - 2018-02-22 16:30:49

Flu deaths rise to 173 across Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY - The flu continues to take its toll on Oklahomans, claiming 173 lives so far this season. So far this year, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 173 people have died from the flu since September. Five of those deaths occurred within the last week. In all, 30

KFOR - 2018-02-22 16:28:45
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