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US officials warn ISIS' Afghanistan branch poses a major threat

Washington (CNN)ISIS' Afghanistan-based affiliate has emerged as a major threat capable of carrying out direct attacks on the US and is actively using its members' social media to acquire contacts in the United States, a US intelligence official in Afghanistan tells CNN.


Trump's administration reportedly looked for ways to help Saudi Arabia build a nuclear weapon

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform released a report on Tuesday based on information from whistleblowers, who said his administration has planned to build nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia since day one.


Sanders launches second bid for presidency

Bernie Sanders launched his second campaign for president on Tuesday — this time as a heavyweight candidate against a crowded field of liberals, instead of the passionate underdog taking on the anointed nominee.


House Dems reveal new info on a shady White House plan to sell nuclear tech to Saudi Arabia

A new report from House Democrats reveals disturbing new details about a secretive effort by top Trump administration officials to sell sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia — in defiance of at least some of the nation’s ethics statutes.


Dem congressman: 'God knows what (Trump's) going to give away' at upcoming summit with North Korea

(CNN)A Democratic member of the House Armed Services Committee said he's concerned President Donald Trump will endanger the country by refusing to listen to his top intelligence officials ahead of his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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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

ACAST.COM - 2019-02-19 10:39:26

EDITORIAL : No place for intolerance in W.Va . ‎politics‏

West Virginia is making national headlines again, and it is still for the wrong reasons. Charles Dickens once wrote that we are all “fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.” This short passage, though originally part of a monologue about Christmasti

PARNON - 2019-02-19 05:00:00

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

HOODLINE.COM - 2019-02-18 18:52:00

Former Israeli FM Tzipi Livni retires from ‎politics‏

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on Monday announced her retirement from politics, ending a 20-year career of a politician who was once a rising star, contender for prime minister and celebrity in international diplomatic circles.

YAHOO! - 2019-02-18 13:06:32

PM playing ‎politics‏ with Qld floods : Labor

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been accused of playing politics over the Queensland floods as he turns his attention away from endangered pandas to dead cattle. While federal Labor pledged $1.3 million a year for another five years to keep Wang Wang and Fu Ni in Adelaide if it wins government, Mr

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Business News

Women in ‎Business‏ : Kristen Brown

1619 Jimmie Davis Highway • Bossier City, LA 71112 • 318.746.0211. Kristen Brown knows that whether you are building a business or a construction project, the same principles apply. Take care of your customers. Take care of your team members. Do your best work. Do what you say you are going to do.

SBMAG.NET - 2019-02-18 15:29:44

HomeSign Acquisition Will Help Dropbox Expand ‎Business‏ Segment

Dropbox (NASDAQ: DBX) recently bought e-signature and document-workflow specialist HelloSign for $230 million cash. Some analysts said the purchase price was on the high side, because only 18 months ago the company had raised just $16 million in a round of financing. But because the acquisition shou

YAHOO! - 2019-02-18 13:30:00

How Will Your ‎Business‏ Win ?

VALDOSTA – As a leader, you must align the efforts of everyone in your organization behind a clear, compelling and inspiring vision for your organization. You must build your vision on your competitive advantage. Warren Buffett refers to competitive advantage as “the moat that protects your company”


Open 4 ‎Business‏ Contest Now Open

(Corning) Main Street Corning is looking for interested entrepreneurs who could use $20,000 to expand and grow their business idea within the Corning Main Street district. Marti Gebbie, Main Street Corning Director, said the grant funds are administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s D

96.5 KSOM

How to Prepare Your ‎Business‏ for 5G

There are no doubts that 5G will inevitably change the way we live and do business. Some people even compare the launch of this technology to the invention of the Internet — such a great impact 5G is expected to have on the world as we know it today. In this context, 2019 is a crucial year because w

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The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock, will screen The Harlem Hellfighters, a documentary about the black soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment, known as the Harlem Hellfighters during World War I, and their leader, musician James Reese Europe, 6:30 p.m.

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2019-02-19 01:43:42

Reuters ‎Entertainment‏ News Summary

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Lead roles in Chinese saga 'So Long My Son' share best actor awards at Berlinale. Wang Jingchun and Yong Mei won Silver Bears for best actor and best actress respectively for their joint lead roles as husband and wife in Chinese director W

DAILY MAIL - 2019-02-18 21:03:00

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


Best Bets for Pocono ‎entertainment‏

‘Mice and Men’ goes for the American Dream at Shawnee. Rebel Stages will present John Steinbeck's “Of Mice and Men” at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Shawnee Playhouse, 552 River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware.

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Sports News

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

IHEART.COM - 2019-02-19 13:16:07

A-Zine : Sport Workshop One

Delivered by Eleni Papazoglou, these workshops will focus on sports, play and inclusivity. In the first workshop, we will be introduced to Goalball, a team sport designed specifically for athletes with a vision impairment, by the local team, the Elephants.

EVENTBRITE.CO.UK - 2019-02-19 11:37:33

France OKs Competitive Lightsaber Dueling as a Sport

It appears things from the Star Wars universe are coming to a real world near you. France has given the OK on a new competitive light saber dueling competition. "With young people today, it's a real public health issue. They don't do any sport and only exercise with their thumbs," says Serge Aubaill

T.CO - 2019-02-18 15:11:29

100 days of sport

I do some sports. This works best when I set myself a goal. For the last 10 (or something) years I have ran the Brussels 20 km (thank you Amplexor for the invitation you keep sending), Antwerp 10 miles, Leuven corrida and more.


Shenandoah to offer new sport

SARAHSVILLE, Oh. — The Noble Local School District is excited to announce that Shenandoah High School will be adding varsity soccer to its athletic department. The Shenandoah High School Athletic Department sport offerings are Football, Volleyball, Cross Country, Soccer, Boys Basketball, Girls Baske

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Health News

Fire district updates ‎health‏ insurance to address retirees ' spouses

The Captiva Island Fire Control District's commissioners approved a clarification to the department's health insurance policy relating to retired employees and their spouses during its recent meeting.

SANIBEL-CAPTIVA-ISLANDER.COM - 2019-02-19 19:03:48

The gifts of volunteering as a disaster mental ‎health‏ counselor

I was presenting at the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference in Santa Rosa, California, on the evening of Nov. 8, 2018, when the urgent call came. The American Red Cross was frantically looking for certified disaster mental health counselors to help with what appear

COUNSELING.ORG - 2019-02-19 16:02:21

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.

FRESNO BEE - 2019-02-19 14:01:00

‎Health‏ is Wealth

The following is an editorial by Armstrong Williams. This past week, something happened that’s almost unheard of for me: I got the dreaded flu. It’s such a rare occurrence, 22 years since I was last affected, that I had forgotten what it felt like to not feel 100% all of the time. Over the course of

NEWS3LV.COM - 2019-02-19 12:49:40

Take an active role in ‎health‏ care

Inappropriate lab tests cost billions, report says, Feb. 14. The CD Howe Institute report is correct in claiming that inappropriate lab tests harm the sustainability of publicly funded health care. Running blood tests, ordering diagnostic and exploratory tests is extremely expensive when you conside

THESTAR.COM - 2019-02-18 22:30:26
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