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'Finished' - Celtic fans in meltdown after reported Scotland manager development 'Finished' - Celtic fans in meltdown after reported Scotland manager development
- February 16, 2018

McLeish will replace Gordon Stracham who left the position in October due to Scotland's poor performance in qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Walter Smith was also linked with the role, but ruled himself out of a return to the job he held for three years before leaving for Rangers in 2007. (more...)
Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins David Sandberg's Kung Fury Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins David Sandberg's Kung Fury
- February 16, 2018

The original 30-minute short was a crowd-funded film that garnered positive responses from both critics and audiences, even earning a nomination in Cannes' Directors Fortnight. Conor McCaughan and Philip Westgren of B-Reel Films will also produce. Arnold Schwarzenegger is a Golden Globe Winning actor known for roles in franchises including Terminator and The Expendables . (more...)
Teen Arrested After Threatening Teen Arrested After Threatening "Round 2 Of Florida" Shooting
- February 16, 2018

A SC teen has been taken into custody after threatening a "Round 2 of Florida tomorrow", authorities say. Officials with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Department said just after midnight Thursday a parent notified authorities of a Snapchat picture of a Broom High School freshman wearing a partial mask and holding an apparent assault rifle. (more...)
EPA Head Scott Pruitt Has a 'Blanket Waiver' to Fly First Class EPA Head Scott Pruitt Has a 'Blanket Waiver' to Fly First Class
- February 16, 2018

Pruitt said that he is not responsible for making decisions about his travel accommodations, telling the Union Leader that his chief of staff and security team make the determinations. CBS News has learned that when Pruitt returned home from Milan on June 11, he flew on Emirates Airlines, whose business class cabins are some of the world's most luxurious, complete with an onboard lounge that promises what the airline calls a "truly unique journey". (more...)
Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home
- February 16, 2018

However, the JBSF quickly rejected these rumours saying: "She does not own the sled, and we do not anticipate any changes in equipment". Kiriasis said her contacts led to the team securing its sled, and that she wants payment for it. The most important race in a lifetime could be jeopardised by the internal bickering within the Jamaican Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation. The first race is on Tuesday, and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and Carrie Russell will become Jamaica's first female ... (more...)
Trump's inaugural committee paid $26M to firm started by Melania Trump adviser Trump's inaugural committee paid $26M to firm started by Melania Trump adviser
- February 16, 2018

But Winston-Wolkoff was paid $1.62 million directly for her work, according to the source. Wolkoff did not respond to CNN's request for comment. There is no way that a friend of the first lady should be getting $26 million for planning events. (more...)
GUATEMALA: Ex-president, ex-finance minister arrested in graft probe GUATEMALA: Ex-president, ex-finance minister arrested in graft probe
- February 16, 2018

Juan Alberto Fuentes, the chairman of Oxfam International since 2015, has been arrested in Guatemala over corruption allegations. Oxfam International's executive director, Winnie Byanyima, said that Mr. Mr. Fuentes Knight said before Tuesday's hearing that he had warned against continuing government payments to the bus companies, citing "anomalies". (more...)
'I am totally opposed to domestic violence': Trump finally breaks silence 'I am totally opposed to domestic violence': Trump finally breaks silence
- February 16, 2018

Even though FBI Director Chris Wray testified earlier this week that his department, which was investigating the allegations as part of Porter's background check, closed the case in January, Sanders said the "White House Personnel Security Office run by career officials" had not closed its investigation and made a recommendation. (more...)
This Breathtaking Photograph Captures A Single Atom Visible To The Naked Eye This Breathtaking Photograph Captures A Single Atom Visible To The Naked Eye
- February 16, 2018

In the photo, a single atom of strontium is held nearly perfectly still by an electrical field generated by a pair of electrodes. The photograph, titled "Single Atom in an Ion Trap", was captured by David Nadlinger, a graduate student at the University of Oxford . (more...)
What Analysts Think of Cymabay Therapeutics (CBAY)?
- February 16, 2018

Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ:ARAY) has declined 21.41% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. The stock has "Buy" rating by H.C. Wainwright on Monday, January 30. It has a market cap of $606.83 Million. It engages in developing seladelpar, a selective agonist of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta, which has completed Phase 2 clinical study for the treatment of primary biliary cholangitis and homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia; and arhalofenate, which completed five ... (more...)
Antonio Conte turns down Manchester United shirt signed by Jose Mourinho Antonio Conte turns down Manchester United shirt signed by Jose Mourinho
- February 16, 2018

Playing in a box-to-box role in a two-man midfield alongside Nemanja Matic has seen the France worldwide net only three goals in 23 games across all competitions. A narrow 1-2 win away at Bolton and a 1-4 win in the fourth round replay against Birmingham have got them to this stage, but with Manchester United's defensive record, coupled with the Terrier's own dire record at the back, it is hard to see them progressing any further. (more...)
Duterte: Feminine rebels 'ought to be shot in genitals' Duterte: Feminine rebels 'ought to be shot in genitals'
- February 16, 2018

The left-wing group Karapatan said President Rodrigo Duterte "has distinguished himself as a frothing-in-the-mouth fascist who incites the worst violations of global humanitarian law". But the New York-based Human Rights Watch has noted that estimates by local human rights and church groups place the death toll at up to 13,000 people, including those suspected to have been murdered by hired or vigilante killers. (more...)
Feds arrest two Bronx men in bomb-making case Feds arrest two Bronx men in bomb-making case
- February 16, 2018

Christian Toro, a 27-year-old Bronx resident, appeared in Manhattan federal court for the alleged offenses, which include unlawfully making an explosive. But the feds questioned students at Christian Toro's former school on Wednesday and learned that "at least two students" went to the brothers' home to break apart fireworks and then store the explosive powder in containers. (more...)
Vice President Pence Says Rob Porter Case Was Mishandled; Backs John Kelly Vice President Pence Says Rob Porter Case Was Mishandled; Backs John Kelly
- February 16, 2018

Last Friday, Trump praised the work Porter had done as part of his staff, said he hoped he still had a successful career ahead of him, and pointed out to reporters that, "He says he's innocent, and I think you have to remember that". "When they close the case they refuse the security clearance". At the meeting in the West Wing, Kelly said he was assigning his deputy at the time, Kirstjen Nielsen, with enforcing the new policy, the people said. (more...)
FBI Was Notified Last Year of Threatening YouTube Comment by 'Nikolas Cruz' FBI Was Notified Last Year of Threatening YouTube Comment by 'Nikolas Cruz'
- February 16, 2018

Scott said he is planning to to address lawmakers in Tallahassee to discuss potential legislation on the issue of mental health and guns. He was scheduled to spend the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. At least one news outlet, the Daily Mail, had already reported that Hixon was killed in the shooting . The FBI said it had discovered YouTube comments from a " nikolas cruz " who said they wanted to become a " professional school shooter ", but were unable to verify who ... (more...)
Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty to terror charges Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty to terror charges
- February 16, 2018

The man who drove a truck into a crowd of people in central Stockholm last April has gone on trial today, accused of terror offences. Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom, handcuffed amid tight security, wearing green prison clothes and with a shaved head and a beard, accompanied by his lawyer Johan Eriksson. (more...)
What we know so far about the Florida school shooting suspect What we know so far about the Florida school shooting suspect
- February 16, 2018

Former student named Nikolas Cruz , 19, was to appear before a magistrate later Thursday charged with the premeditated murder of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland . Alex Azar also said he remembered Cruz . "I didn't. They took a copy of the screenshot and that was the last I heard from them". He was arrested in the neighboring community of Coral Springs later in the day, the Broward County Sheriff's Office said. (more...)
Police presence at UE School District Thursday Police presence at UE School District Thursday
- February 16, 2018

On Thursday afternoon, Forsyth County Schools issued a news release reiterating that the district has "extensive school safety plans" in place and works closely with the local sheriff's office to conduct active shooter drills. A rally co-sponsored by groups including Black Lives Matter and the LAUSD teachers' union, United Teachers Los Angeles, is scheduled for February 24 in downtown Los Angeles, with organizers calling for an end to random student searches and the use of metal detectors at ... (more...)
South Korea Approves Record $2.64 Million Budget for North Koreans' Olympic Visit South Korea Approves Record $2.64 Million Budget for North Koreans' Olympic Visit
- February 16, 2018

In North Korea , anyone impersonating a member of the ruling Kim family would be considered blasphemous. The Games are now taking place in the wake of long-running tension over North Korea's nuclear programme. "It shows you we're human after all", he said of the cheerleaders . The IOC, for example, agreed to provide Samsung smartphones to all athletes but asked the North Koreans not to take theirs home with them. (more...)
No. 22 MI handles Iowa, 74-59 No. 22 MI handles Iowa, 74-59
- February 16, 2018

Robinson made six of the Wolverines' 12 3-pointers. MI fifth-year senior forward Duncan Robinson said on Tuesday that the Wolverines needed to focus on defending their home court this week, starting Wednesday against Iowa. "If we want to do something this year and leave a mark, it falls on us, the captains and the older guys, to shoulder that responsibility". MI had four players reach double figures with Robinson and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman leading the way with 18 points apiece. (more...)
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz 'member of white nationalist group' Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz 'member of white nationalist group'
- February 16, 2018

The sheriff said 12 bodies were found inside the building, two others outside and another a short distance away from the school. Several people are in a critical condition. President Donald Trump also spoke out about the shooting. "So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behaviour", US President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Thursday. (more...)
Bafana Bafana move up in February FIFA rankings Bafana Bafana move up in February FIFA rankings
- February 16, 2018

Meanwhile, Nigeria's World Cup group opponents, Iceland were the biggest movers, amassing a total of 1017 points to move up two spots from 20th to 18th. World Cup hosts Russian Federation, who have been playing only friendlies for the last two years, are 61st. The top 10 countries in the world are unchanged as World Cup champions Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium retained their spots. (more...)
Toronto Maple Leafs trade Soshnikov to Blues for 2019 fourth round pick Toronto Maple Leafs trade Soshnikov to Blues for 2019 fourth round pick
- February 16, 2018

Nick Foligno had a goal and two assists, and Joonas Korpisalo made 22 saves. The line of Kadri, Patrick Marleau and Mitch Marner combined for five goals and five assists. From a standing position behind the Leaf net, rookie defenceman Travis Dermott spotted Patrick Marleau at centre and flicked a laser on his stick, with Marleau sending Nazem Kadri and Mitch Marner away on a flawless 2-on-1. (more...)
Seoul to Pay $2.6Mln for Pyongyang's Participation in Olympics Seoul to Pay $2.6Mln for Pyongyang's Participation in Olympics
- February 16, 2018

During the reception hosted by Moon, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe briefly conversed with Kim Yong Nam, the head of the North Korean Olympic delegation who also serves as president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly. At the united Korea vs Japan womens' hockey game , an apparent Kim Jong-un impersonator starts dancing in front of North Korean cheerleaders . U.S. (more...)
Who Is Florida School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz?
- February 16, 2018

There really are no words", Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters. Twelve of the dead were killed inside the school, two others just outside, one more on the street and two other victims died of their injuries at a hospital, Israel said . (more...)
U.S. and Turkey on the brink of direct military confrontation in Syria U.S. and Turkey on the brink of direct military confrontation in Syria
- February 16, 2018

Islamic State fighters were driven past year from all the population centers they occupied in both Syria and Iraq , but Washington still considers them a threat, capable of carrying out an insurgency and plotting attacks elsewhere. While Washington has for years relied on the group as a go-to proxy ground force against Islamic State, Turkey sees the YPG as a terrorist organization with deep links to the Turkish Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has been waging an often violent ... (more...)
Canada started in the Olympic hockey tournament with victory over Switzerland
- February 16, 2018

The United States men's hockey team got off to a rocky start at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday, falling to Slovenia 3-2 in overtime. In her first start of the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , Lacasse proved to be the difference as she turned away all but one-Kendall Coyne's wrister in the opening minute of the third period-of the Americans' 45 shots on goal. (more...)
Trump orders flags at half staff to honor Florida massacre victims Trump orders flags at half staff to honor Florida massacre victims
- February 16, 2018

The 19-year-old was charged Thursday morning. "We've got to invest resources to make sure that we minimise the occurrence of this ever happening again, because if we don't it's not a matter of if, it's going to be when", Runcie told a news conference. (more...)
Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 2017 Annual Results
- February 16, 2018

CT Real Estate Investment Trust has a 52 week low of C$12.50 and a 52 week high of C$15.60. It has underperformed by 64.43% the S&P500. Jcsd Capital Llc decreased Fcb Financial Holdings Inc Cl A (FCB) stake by 11.11% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
This Is What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect This Is What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect
- February 16, 2018

A SWAT truck at the scene of the attack. I think it's important to know all of that before you jump to conclusions that there's some law we could have passed that could have prevented it. Both students and adults were among the victims, he said. With the Parkland shooting, three of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern USA history have come in the last five months. (more...)

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