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UK's Gove says May's Brexit meeting 'agreed on the way forward' UK's Gove says May's Brexit meeting 'agreed on the way forward'
- February 23, 2018

Responding to the European Union documents, Cabinet Office minister David Lidington said: "I don't want to dismiss anything that's said by our colleagues in Brussels , but it's always the case before the start of a negotiation that various things are reported". (more...)
Russia: UN Syria Resolution Aims to 'Overthrow' Government Russia: UN Syria Resolution Aims to 'Overthrow' Government
- February 23, 2018

Pro-government forces pounded eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, in a surge of violence that a war monitor said had killed at least 250 people since Sunday night. He added that the draft resolution submitted by Kuwait and Sweden to the UN Security Council was not coordinated with the Syrian delegation, describing it "as a big shame". (more...)
Palace says U.S. intel report on Duterte 'myopic and speculative' Palace says U.S. intel report on Duterte 'myopic and speculative'
- February 23, 2018

Manila's move comes after U.S. intelligence published on February 13 a report labeling Duterte as a "threat to democracy", which caused an angry reaction from Manila's officials, with the presidential spokesman saying the United States assessment made it "very hard to be friendly" with Washington. (more...)
Otaegui surges into slender lead in Qatar Otaegui surges into slender lead in Qatar
- February 23, 2018

Asked what he will take from his performance in Oman, Wood told European Tour Productions: "Confidence really, because I've not had much for six months". The 42-year-old shot bogey, par, birdie, par, par over his final five holes to return to the clubhouse on two-under and five-under overall in a tie for 35th place. (more...)
Spokesman: Graham planned own funeral Spokesman: Graham planned own funeral
- February 23, 2018

Members of the public can sign a book set inside North Carolina's old Capitol building to remember the late Rev. Billy Graham. A ceremony featuring congressional leaders was being prepared, Ryan said. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama - to attend. His coffin was built by inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La., who typically construct caskets for fellow prisoners who can not afford one. (more...)
European Union leaders meet over impact of Brexit on European Union budget European Union leaders meet over impact of Brexit on European Union budget
- February 23, 2018

The president of the European Commission was arriving at a summit of the remaining EU member states in Brussels when he was asked if he had been told about the outcome of yesterday's crunch Cabinet meeting. The first time it was used was during the process that led to the choice of Jean-Claude Juncker in 2014. Issues such as the EU's post-Brexit budget and the selection of the new leader of the European Commission are now at the forefront of the European Union's agenda. (more...)
Armed deputy failed to confront gunman at USA shooting Armed deputy failed to confront gunman at USA shooting
- February 23, 2018

On his way to CPAC this morning, President Donald Trump spoke to reporters on the White House lawn about his recent proposal to arm teachers and the latest developments in the Parkland school shooting. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is reopening on Friday, just over a week after the massacre, so teachers can collect belongings from classrooms. (more...)
United States to move embassy to Jerusalem in May United States to move embassy to Jerusalem in May
- February 23, 2018

Last night, Israel's police chief Roni Alsheikh met with Israel Railways management regarding the operation of the Tel Aviv - Jerusalem fast rail link. Israel declared its independence in 1948 and the new state was recognized by then-U.S. President Harry Truman on May 14. In a speech Friday to a gathering of conservatives in suburban Washington, Trump recalled his controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying he withstood enormous pressure to make the move. (more...)
McArthur charged with sixth case of first-degree murder McArthur charged with sixth case of first-degree murder
- February 23, 2018

After investigating the inside of the home, excavating the frozen ground and searching the drainage network, police said they would be wrapping up their search at the house. The 66-year-old self-employed landscaper was arrested on January 18 and originally charged with two counts of first-degree murder in relation to the disappearance of Kinsman and Selim Esen. (more...)
Wintry mix early Friday; bigger winter storm potential this weekend Wintry mix early Friday; bigger winter storm potential this weekend
- February 23, 2018

The weather service warns that ice accumulations will lead to risky travel conditions, as well as falling tree branches and isolated power outages. Some patchy freezing drizzle is possible in Northwestern Wisconsin this morning. Flagstaff is expected to get up to 5 inches (13 centimeters) of snow, with similar levels expected in valley locations of Mohave County and more in the mountains of northwest Arizona. (more...)
Korda brilliant but Lee remains in hunt in Thailand Korda brilliant but Lee remains in hunt in Thailand
- February 23, 2018

Korda's closest pursuers, compatriots Brittany Lincicome and 2016 victor Lexi Thompson , are four shots back at 12 under par. Korda's final nine of 29 has opened the door for a 5th LPGA Tour title, the last of the previous four coming more than two years ago. (more...)
Missouri governor indicted for invasion of privacy over taking nonconsensual nude photo Missouri governor indicted for invasion of privacy over taking nonconsensual nude photo
- February 23, 2018

In a leaked audio recording released earlier this year , the woman whom Greitens allegedly blackmailed claimed that he took a photo of her naked and blindfolded for the explicit objective of using it as a deterrent to prevent her from discussing their relationship. (more...)
Husband of slain online 'mature hotties' exhibitionist charged with murder Husband of slain online 'mature hotties' exhibitionist charged with murder
- February 23, 2018

Prior to her death, West operated an adult subscription website under the name "Kitty Kat West". It was here that she stay-at-home mum posted hundreds of explicit photographs and videos, reported the Mail Online. He said the arrest came just two days after his officers received their final report on the case from the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences. Because the victim wasn't in the home, where most domestic killings happen, and she wasn't fully clothed, Lemley said it took time for ... (more...)
UK PM May To Give Vision For Future EU Relationship In Speech
- February 23, 2018

But the stance puts the Government on course for a clash in the Commons after Tories and Labour MPs backed an amendment to Theresa May's Trade Bill which would commit the United Kingdom to a customs union with Brussels . May and 11 senior ministers have been thrashing out Britain's approach to Brexit in an eight-hour discussion at the PM's country retreat. Asked if there is any possibility of the Government coming round to the idea of "a" customs union, Mr Hunt said "no". (more...)
UK PM May To Give Vision For Future EU Relationship In Speech
- February 23, 2018

But the stance puts the Government on course for a clash in the Commons after Tories and Labour MPs backed an amendment to Theresa May's Trade Bill which would commit the United Kingdom to a customs union with Brussels . May and 11 senior ministers have been thrashing out Britain's approach to Brexit in an eight-hour discussion at the PM's country retreat. Asked if there is any possibility of the Government coming round to the idea of "a" customs union, Mr Hunt said "no". (more...)
Ripple Adds Latin America's Biggest Bank to Its Growing Enterprise Blockchain Network Ripple Adds Latin America's Biggest Bank to Its Growing Enterprise Blockchain Network
- February 23, 2018

RippleNet is powered by xCurrent , and provides real-time messaging, clearing and settlement of financial transactions - and many companies are eager to utilize the groundbreaking technology, including Brazil's largest private sector bank and Latin America's biggest bank by market capitalization , Ita├║ Unibanco . (more...)
Ivanka Trump touches down in South Korea Ivanka Trump touches down in South Korea
- February 23, 2018

A senior administration official said there are no plans for anyone from the US delegation to meet with a member of the North Korean government. The move comes after an apparently botched attempt by Seoul to mediate a meeting between U.S. (more...)
At least 3 killed after Wisconsin-bound plane crashes in Indiana At least 3 killed after Wisconsin-bound plane crashes in Indiana
- February 23, 2018

It had taken off from the Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis and was headed to Green Bay, Wisconsin. The plane took off from Eagle Creek Airpark in IN just before 7:30 p.m CST (8:20 p.m. They eventually used ATVs and other off-road vehicles to access the area. Indiana State Police told Indianapolis ABC affiliate WRTV that at least three people died in the crash. (more...)
Mental health agency examined Nikolas Cruz in 2016, didn't hospitalize him Mental health agency examined Nikolas Cruz in 2016, didn't hospitalize him
- February 23, 2018

Kimberly Snead lunged at him angrily before being held back by her husband. James Snead says before Cruz moved in with them, he had seen him around the house on occasion because he was a friend of the couple's son. "That seemed a reasonable thing", Blackstone said. One report in particular, from January 15, 2013, stands out for showing the then-14-year-old's volatile temper. (more...)
Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat Pennsylvania school district officials cancel classes over potential threat
- February 23, 2018

Kids Connection and Just 4 Kids are closed as well, according to an announcement on the district website . It's not clear if that threat is related to the current investigation. And in New Brighton, police say they've received numerous calls from parents regarding a concerning Snapchat post that was sent around to some Irondale High School students. (more...)
President Trump to address annual conservative gathering President Trump to address annual conservative gathering
- February 23, 2018

NPR will offer a live streaming video embed of the speech TODAY around 10:00am ET. "Even though he had liberal tendencies, his Cabinet has been able to keep him in check and the Congress has been able to hold him to a standard as well as his base", said Kurt Schenher, a 21-year- old student at the University of CT. (more...)
Flood shelters open as Midwest's rivers keep rising Flood shelters open as Midwest's rivers keep rising
- February 23, 2018

City officials recommend anyone living in the possible flood areas to temporarily leave their home by noon Thursday. Though the rain has stopped in some areas, several rivers are forecast to reach major flood stage in the region over the next few days, AccuWeather said. (more...)
New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day
- February 23, 2018

Unlike big air, which takes the best two of a finalist's three runs, ski halfpipe takes the best single run out of the three that finalists lay down. "I had no clue that was coming, I mean was happy with the way I skied and that's all I can be proud of". (more...)
400kg of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina 400kg of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina
- February 23, 2018

The investigation started in December 2016, when Russia's ambassador to Argentina reported to Argentinian authorities that they had suspicions about a luggage found in an annex of the embassy. The logistics were also coordinated by former embassy official Ali Abyanov, who was arrested in his Moscow apartment. The drug, of 'very high purity, ' was destined for Russian Federation and probably also Germany, where the suspected mastermind lives. (more...)
Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities
- February 23, 2018

Not only would the return of Michael Porter Jr . bolster the front-court rotation, it would also help head coach Cuonzo Martin a deeper rotation overall. That could end when the Tigers play at Kentucky on Saturday, February 24. Porter (back) was fully cleared for all basketball activities on Thursday, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports. (more...)
Tribal youth, accused of stealing rice, beaten to death in Attappadi Tribal youth, accused of stealing rice, beaten to death in Attappadi
- February 23, 2018

The death of a tribal youth, Madhu, after being beaten up by the local residents on the charge of stealing provisions including rice from the shops has caused an outrage on the social media. However, Madhu's relatives told Malayalam channels that he was suffering from a mental breakdown and was staying away from home for some months. Expressing shock over the incident, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, in his Facebook post said that the incident was highly condemnable and also promised that ... (more...)
NRA chief calls for tighter security in schools - and points fingers NRA chief calls for tighter security in schools - and points fingers
- February 23, 2018

Stating clearly that he did not want all teachers to have guns, Trump said teachers with firearms experience should be able to have concealed weapons. In a statement obtained by The Hill , NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said the focus should be on keeping guns out of the hands of "violent criminals and the dangerously mentally ill". (more...)
School shootings: Right march, wrong reason School shootings: Right march, wrong reason
- February 23, 2018

Israel said "qualified and trained" sheriff's deputies will be carrying rifles, including AR-15s, in an effort to "defeat any threat that comes to campus". "In terms of the President and our government, I hate the response we're getting ", she said of the protests by students following the shooting. "While on the one hand, our goal is to preserve the educational environment", Sullivan said, "we also fully recognize our students' right to make their voices heard". (more...)
Ted Cruz invokes The Simpsons to take dig at Democrats Ted Cruz invokes The Simpsons to take dig at Democrats
- February 23, 2018

Through the years, The Simpsons has taken a both-sides approach in espousing its politics, but one could make a case that Homer represents Republicans, while Lisa represents Democrats. Jean elaborated on his thoughts to The Daily Beast , joking: "I like that Mr. Cruz enjoys The Simpsons , but I think his understanding of the characters is weak". (more...)
$0.45 EPS Expected for Getty Realty Corp. (GTY)
- February 23, 2018

About 2.98M shares traded or 37.84% up from the average. (NYSE: SLG ) has risen 3.99% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 62.18% the S&P500. Polaris Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.06% in Cardtronics plc (NASDAQ:CATM). Among 18 analysts covering Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. (more...)

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