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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

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

Charles Johnson likes lack of `` ‎politics‏ '' in AAF

Wide receiver Charles Johnson played 39 games for the Vikings between 2014 and 2016, but a knee injury kept him out after signing with the Panthers in 2017 and he failed to make the Jets out of camp in 2018.

PROBLITZ.COM - 2019-02-22 16:25:00

Julie Bishop to quit ‎politics‏ at the next election -- ‎politics‏ live

During the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to closely consider the future of the coalition government, and the pending general election. I have closely observed Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal National team in the Parliament, in Question Time, in the party room, in press con


‎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

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Business News

Democrats' meltdown over former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's political aspirations is overblown, as most Americans still have no idea who he is

Howard Schultz, Starbucks' former CEO and chairman, sparked a progressive panic over concerns that his potential run as an independent candidate could contribute to President Donald Trump's reelection.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2019-02-23 14:05:00

Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing charges of soliciting a prostitute

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is facing charges of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after he was twice videotaped paying for a sex act at an illicit massage parlor, police in Florida said Friday.

ESPN - 2019-02-23 13:26:11

Mexico's Pemex crude output lowest since records began

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Pemex produced 1.62 million barrels of crude per day in January, less than any month in almost three decades, the state-owned oil company said on Friday, underscoring the challenges facing a government that vows to pump far more in a few years.

REUTERS - 2019-02-23 00:31:31

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

Report: Zoom, the video conferencing company, may be a public company as early as April

Business Insider reported last month that Zoom had filed confidentially with the SEC to go public, just months after Reuters reported that the San Jose, Ca.-based company had chosen investment bank Morgan Stanley to lead its eventual IPO.

TECHCRUNCH - 2019-02-22 20:22:30
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Technology News

Samsung Confirms Galaxy Fold And S10 Security Surprises

When it comes to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Fold, most of the world’s media has been focused on how expensive a folding smartphone is and whether a hole punch is better than a notch. Not me. My interest in the Samsung Unpacked event was specific to three areas: security, security and s

FORBES - 2019-02-23 14:47:18

This week’s top stories: Kuo outlines Apple’s 2019, Samsung’s foldable phone, and more

In this week’s top stories: A wide-ranging report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo outlines Apple’s 2019 plans, Samsung announces its foldable phone, details on the Mac’s transition to ARM, and more. All of these top stories and more below.

9TO5MAC - 2019-02-23 14:17:00

Oppo announces 5G and 10x lossless zoom handsets

Saturday afternoon is a rough time for a press conference — particularly with the official kickoff of Mobile World Congress still a few days away. That said, there are certain advantages to being an early bird. Chief among them is the ability to claim firsts — namely having the first 5G handset of t

TECHCRUNCH - 2019-02-23 13:58:15

The Future of Wind Energy May Involve These Really, Really Big Kites: Video

As the specter of environmental apocalypse inches closer, the species has become increasingly anxious about capitalizing on opportunities to increase personal sustainability. There’s the organic-waste-fueled electrical conductor (yes, organic waste is…what you think it is) developed by a Zimbabwean

INVERSE.COM - 2019-02-23 13:00:00

Galaxy Fold outdoes the iPhone XS. Here's why you still won't buy one

Foldable smartphones like Samsung's Galaxy Fold point to a bright future for the mobile world. But that doesn't mean you should hop on the bandwagon now. Samsung finally offered a longer, closer look at the Galaxy Fold, a smartphone that unfolds like a book to reveal a second, larger display. It's t

CNET - 2019-02-23 12:08:00
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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

Evers seeks $ 28 mil for women 's ‎health‏ care

The first proposed budget from Governor Evers will include nearly $28 million for a range of women’s health care issues. He wants to restore restoring funding for Planned Parenthood that was blocked by former Governor Scott Walker.

WHBY.COM - 2019-02-21 22:44:00

Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg suffers ‎health‏ emergency

Sharon Salzberg, the teacher of Buddhism and meditation and bestselling author of Real Happiness, Lovingkindness, and more, has suffered what a new letter from Salzberg’s director of operations, Lily Cushman, describes as “a major health emergency this past weekend.”


Why dairy is bad for your ‎health‏

The dairy industry’s massive public relations campaign dating back to the 1960s has brainwashed most people into thinking cow’s milk is good for you when it, in fact, is just the opposite. Milk products or lacticinia, are a type of food produced from or containing the milk of mammals, primarily catt


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

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