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Facebook Plans Pre-Roll Advertisements

Facebook Plans Pre-Roll Advertisements The ads will reportedly appear before certain videos begin playing. "Over time we expect more repeat viewing and engagement to happen in places like Watch". The move is Facebook's latest step to prioritize videos on its platform. It would be safe to say that the average Facebook user may be spending more time consuming video content than anything else. [Full Article...]

Affordable Care Act deadline is Friday

Affordable Care Act deadline is Friday The enrollment period was cut from 90 days to 45 days. Since President Donald Trump took office, he has tried to repeal and replace the ACA, which was one of his campaign promises. Many people will also find Bronze plans to be much cheaper and in some cases free because their subsidy may be large enough to cover the entire premium. [Full Article...]

LeBron James Comes To The Defense Of Lonzo

LeBron James Comes To The Defense Of Lonzo Praise from any great player to a young player is always good, especially because the best players in the league usually don't throw it around lightly. Absolutely. The kid can play ball. Lonzo Ball was having a dazzling stretch, every basket bringing his father farther and farther off his courtside seat for an emphatic celebration. [Full Article...]

OIC Calls for Recognizing East-Jerusalem as Occupied Capital of Palestine

OIC Calls for Recognizing East-Jerusalem as Occupied Capital of Palestine Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will leave for Turkey to participate in an emergency session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Jerusalem, a source from the president's administration told Sputnik. He explained that not all U.S. citizens support Trump's decision. " Our collective voice can not be ignored, and neither should the chorus of negative reaction from the wider global ... [Full Article...]

Terrorist Outfit Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility for Somalia Police Academy Attack

Terrorist Outfit Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility for Somalia Police Academy Attack At the time, it described the dead as "enemy combatants" and that they were members of al Shabaab, the al-Qaeda linked insurgent group. The security chiefs said the circumstances under which the suicide bomber infiltrated the heavily guarded police academy remain unclear. [Full Article...]

Veterans Home to host wreath-laying ceremony on December 16

Veterans Home to host wreath-laying ceremony on December 16 The organization's mission - Remember, Honor, Teach - is carried out in part each year by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies in December at Arlington, as well as at more than 1,000 veterans' cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. [Full Article...]

Sky stake changes hands in £39 billion Disney-21st Century Fox deal

Sky stake changes hands in £39 billion Disney-21st Century Fox deal Disney will also be "flowing" more content to Hulu , and managing the digital platform will be "more clear, more efficient and more effective" with one company having control, rather than equal partners. What will become of Murdoch's broadcast network when it no longer has a TV studio behind it? The acquisition price implies a total equity value of approximately $52.4 billion and a total transa... [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman: I Know What North Korea Wants

Dennis Rodman: I Know What North Korea Wants The world is watching closely as North Korea ramps up its nuclear power and weapons programs in a very public manner. Rodman, who won five National Basketball Association championships with the Detroit Pistons and the Chicago Bulls in the 1980 and 1990s, was a cast member for two seasons of Trump's pre-presidency " Celebrity Apprentice " reality TV show. [Full Article...]

Israeli Air force strikes Gaza following alleged attack on Israel

Israeli Air force strikes Gaza following alleged attack on Israel As the struggle for a Palestinian state continues, Hamas , one of the main Palestinian factions, is marking its 30th anniversary with celebrations in the Gaza Strip. But faced with worldwide condemnation they struggled to govern effectively, Ahmed Youssef, a former Hamas official, told Al Jazeera. Israel also arrested a number of senior Hamas members in the occupied West Bank overnight, inc... [Full Article...]

Survey says: Hanukkah most popular spelling of Jewish Festival of Lights

Survey says: Hanukkah most popular spelling of Jewish Festival of Lights The public lighting ceremony strengthens Jewish ties, too, she says: "Jewish families can gather to meet each other and feel a sense of support and community". Jeffrey Hoffman, who in 1993 helped fix the Hubble Telescope as part of the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, celebrated Hanukkah above the earth by twirling his dreidel, showing his Hanukkah supplies and wishing Jews everywhere a happy ... [Full Article...]

A blast of winter predicted for Wednesday

A blast of winter predicted for Wednesday Clair, Livingston, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Lapeer, Monroe, Midland, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Genesee counties. Gusty northeast winds on the backside of the departing low pressure system may produce some patchy drifting snow in rural open areas late Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Protests held in Lebanon to denounce United States decision over Jerusalem

Protests held in Lebanon to denounce United States decision over Jerusalem United States officials said Mr Trump's decision on Wednesday last week to move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will take at least two years to be implemented. "It is impossible to implement this decision as long as there are people like us", said a Palestinian protester. On Thursday, Iran-backed Lebanese group, Hezbollah, called for a Palestinian intifada in response to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump accusers urge Congress to probe harassment claims

Trump accusers urge Congress to probe harassment claims Mr Trump says Democrats "have been unable to show any collusion with Russia" and now are "moving on" to these allegations. "These false claims, totally disputed in most cases by eyewitness accounts, were addressed at length during last year's campaign, and the American people voiced their judgment by delivering a decisive victory", according to the White House. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon The policy calls for NASA to "lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and global partners to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities". The ceremony also featured a moon rock 3.8 billion years old, collected by Mr Schmitt's Apollo 17 mission in 1972. With this, Trump is also putting the vision of... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo vs Neymar as Real draw PSG in CL

Ronaldo vs Neymar as Real draw PSG in CL Shakhtar Donetsk will face AS Roma, while defending champions, Real Madrid booked a titillating face-off with Neymar's Paris Saint Germain . Writing in his column for BetVictor , Owen said: "Huddersfield have won three of their last four home games and the only defeat in that period was courtesy of a late Manchester City victor". [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley Said Trump's Accusers "Have Every Right To Speak Up"

Nikki Haley Said Trump's Accusers One, former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos, has filed suit. "And I think that the idea that this is happening, I think it will start to bring a conscience to the situation, not just in politics, but in, you know, we've seen in Hollywood and in every industry". [Full Article...]

Palestinians decision to snub VP Pence 'unfortunate', White House says

Palestinians decision to snub VP Pence 'unfortunate', White House says He said: Palestine is an innocent victim. Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Morocco's capital Rabat on Sunday as demonstrations against US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital continued to spread. [Full Article...]

Palestinian leader won't meet Pence in snub over Jerusalem move

Palestinian leader won't meet Pence in snub over Jerusalem move Following President Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital , Fatah official says Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with the vice-president in his upcoming visit to the region. In the West Bank city of Bethlehem, hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets of Bethlehem on Saturday morning. A Palestinian woman was wounded by Israeli army fire during clashes at the border following one ... [Full Article...]

Light snow through Saturday afternoon

Light snow through Saturday afternoon A man walks along a street covered by snow during a winter storm in Washington January 23, 2016. Heavy snow could fall there Sunday morning through Sunday night. It has extended the advisory into the Lehigh Valley, and a winter-storm warning for up to 6 inches remains in effect closer toward the Shore, although some mixing could hold down the totals. [Full Article...]

YELLOW SNOW WARNING: Heavy snow forecast in Bradford for Sunday

YELLOW SNOW WARNING: Heavy snow forecast in Bradford for Sunday The forecast predicts more snow showers for these counties throughout the day, with up to 8cm expected in some areas. As a result people are also advised to be careful on icy roads and footpaths. There are two weather warnings in place as unsettled weather approaches Ireland. It also warned that stopping distances are up to 10 times longer in icy conditions. [Full Article...]


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