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Los Angeles Makes Amazon's Shortlist For HQ2

Los Angeles Makes Amazon's Shortlist For HQ2 The other contenders: Denver, Washington D.C., Montgomery County, Maryland; Nashville, Tennessee; Newark, New Jersey; Northern Virginia; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Khalil Rahal, the Executive Director of the Economic Development Corporation for Wayne County was on the call. "It worked well with various portions of our staff to each have portions of the proposal so it wasn't overwhelming", Hill... [Full Article...]

Sisi sent strong messages to United States on Jerusalem: Parliament

Sisi sent strong messages to United States on Jerusalem: Parliament These views were expressed by Jordan's King Abdullah while talking to US Vice President Mike Pence , in Amman on Sunday. Since this historic event, Evans has been mobilizing his 33 million Friends of Zion supporters to influence world leader to stand with Israel and Jewish people and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. [Full Article...]

Alabama promotes Mike Locksley to offensive coordinator

Alabama promotes Mike Locksley to offensive coordinator Locksley had an ill-fated run as New Mexico's (2009-11) head coach. With that said, Saban has endured a revolving door of offensive coordinators and another opening emerged when Brian Daboll fled to the Buffalo Bills. Locksley wasn't the only coaching change this week. Locksley is expected to work with the Crimson Tide's quarterbacks as well. Locksley's challenge will be sorting out Alabama's ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister

Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister Prime Minister Modi is expected to have other bilaterals and pull aside meetings including with global CEOs. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and French President Emmanuel Macron are on the long list of world and business leaders also attending. [Full Article...]

Sen. Menendez Could Be Facing Another Corruption Trial

Sen. Menendez Could Be Facing Another Corruption Trial The Justice Department said it plans to re-try Sen. The retrial could also allow national Democrats to finally move away from Menendez now that New Jersey has a Democratic governor. November's mistrial was a serious blow to the Justice Department, which has investigated Menendez for almost five years. "Anyone who watched the testimony, reviewed the exhibits, and spoke to the jurors and the alter... [Full Article...]

Palestinian killed in West Bank raid

Palestinian killed in West Bank raid He needs to know that he is now living like a fleeing dog. The Palestinian heath ministry initially said that the man killed by Israeli forces was Ahmad Nassar Jarrar, 22, and Hamas then said he was part of its military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. [Full Article...]

Trump could live 200 years if…, says White House physician

Trump could live 200 years if…, says White House physician Mr Trump's mental fitness for the job had come under intense scrutiny after the controversial best-selling book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , portrayed him as childlike and mercurial. His blood pressure was 122/74, within normal bounds, and his cholesterol was on the high side, Jackson said. "The president's overall health is excellent", said Dr Ronny Jackson , who carried o... [Full Article...]

Never enjoyed benefits, how is it office of profit: AAP

Never enjoyed benefits, how is it office of profit: AAP The AAP had moved the Delhi HC seeking a stay on the recommendation made by the ECI which had disqualified the 20 MLAs on the office of profit issue. "In his desperation for power and to influence his legislators when Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan questioned the absence of principles, transparency and accountability in the party, Arvind Kejriwal offered them the post of parliamentary secre... [Full Article...]

Love is in the air: Pope Francis marries couple aboard papal plane

Love is in the air: Pope Francis marries couple aboard papal plane What is the controversy about? In Santiago, though, an estimated 400,000 jubilant Chileans turned out in droves for his first public Mass, a massive gathering in the capital's O'Higgins park where St. " Pope Francis , the Amazon welcomes you", said a slogan on one of the banners adorning the city. What other response has there been in Chile? The comments, coming as the pope was winding up... [Full Article...]

Australia lifesaving drone in world first dramatic rescue

Australia lifesaving drone in world first dramatic rescue The trio were in Lennox Head for the launch of the Westpac Little Ripper drone as part of a State Government trial of the technology on North Coast beaches. Lifeguards put the drone in the air and moved it towards the swimmers and dropped an inflatable pod into the water, where it expanded. Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin thanked the lifeguards for their incredible efforts. [Full Article...]

Over $200 Billion Wiped Out Off The Value Of Cryptocurrencies

Over $200 Billion Wiped Out Off The Value Of Cryptocurrencies The price of bitcoin , the world's biggest and best known cryptocurrency, fell to as low as $10,0000 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, the lowest since December 1. In today's trading, the Bitcoin price stood at $11,304.50, as of 10:48 GMT. Bitcoin's peak in January coincided with the launch of Bitcoin futures contracts, a moment that was seen as the digital currency entering ... [Full Article...]

U.S. signals deeper commitment in Syria

U.S. signals deeper commitment in Syria Turkey considers the Syrian YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group, which has fought a bloody insurgency in southeast Turkey for more than three decades. Washington has 2,000 US ground forces in the country. "We are actively developing the best option to neutralize this threat in conjunction with allies and partners". [Full Article...]

Netanyahu credits conscription for better innovation in Israel

Netanyahu credits conscription for better innovation in Israel In the video, Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, who represents Chabad Mumbai , speaks to the media about 26/11 survivor Moshe Holtzberg's return to India and to the home in Colaba where his parents Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, who were slain in 2008. [Full Article...]

Tragedy in Kazakhstan: 52 people burned to death in bus

Tragedy in Kazakhstan: 52 people burned to death in bus Moscow time) a fire broke out on board a passenger Icarus bus. Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when a bus carrying them caught fire. Tengri News cited officials as saying the accident occurred in the middle of the morning in the Yrgyz district of Kazakhstan's northwestern Aktobe region. [Full Article...]

Facebook selfie helps to convict killer

Facebook selfie helps to convict killer Though Antonine said she didn't remember strangling Gargol, she did not deny that she killed her, according to CBC . After sentencing Antoine, Judge Marilyn Gray told her, "Honor your friend by becoming a positive member of the community". [Full Article...]

USA says no military support for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

USA says no military support for Kurdish YPG in Afrin But Cavusoglu said in television interviews on Thursday that Tillerson's backtracking was "not satisfying". Reports of the planned new force provoked an outcry in Turkey , whose leaders have long accused the United States of enabling terrorism by supporting the Kurds in Syria. [Full Article...]

Wal-Mart launches program to safely dispose of unused opioids

Wal-Mart launches program to safely dispose of unused opioids Other developed countries are not experiencing the same rates of people dying from opioids as Americans, which experts say could be because opioids are prescribed significantly more in the United States than other countries. The Center for Disease Control reports more than half of the people who abuse prescription Opioids get them from friends and relatives. "About one-third of medications sold ... [Full Article...]

Philippine digital news outlet Rapper has licence revoked after Duterte threat

Philippine digital news outlet Rapper has licence revoked after Duterte threat Apart from the corporate sanction, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre told reporters Wednesday government prosecutors were also studying the possible filing of criminal charges against Rappler officials for violating an 81-year-old anti-dummy law. [Full Article...]

Royal household hid crown jewels from Nazis in biscuit tin

Royal household hid crown jewels from Nazis in biscuit tin Since it's the sort of thing she never does, it's a moment to remember even if she never gets much more droll than suggesting the five-pound crown, laden with jewels, feels heavy enough to break your neck if you're not careful. The Monarch also spoke about her lovely coronation dress, which was embroidered in silk with pearls, and gold and silver thread. It eventually came off because they imp... [Full Article...]

Death of Penn Student Investigated as Act of Rage

Death of Penn Student Investigated as Act of Rage He had not been answering calls and text messages , and he did not show up to his dentist appointment. With 850 people in attendance to pay their respects, the 19-year-old was buried Monday morning, six days after his body was found at Borrego Park in Foothill Ranch. [Full Article...]


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