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Why Some Advertisers Are Walking Out on Google

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Google's European head, Matt Brittin, is due to address delegates to the Advertising Week Europe conference on Monday, while Mark Howe, head of Google's agencies business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is also due to speak at the event. Read More »

USA claims Syria strike, denies targeting mosque where 46 killed

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The reports come one day after at least 25 people were killed in a suicide bombing at the main court complex in Syria's capital, Damascus, on the sixth anniversary of the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad. It was right after prayers at a time when there are usually religious lessons for men in it. The village is held by Islamist groups, but the Observatory said no jihadist factions are present in it. Read More »

Passengers restricted by Trump's travel order allowed board flights to US

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Trump decried the ruling during a rally Wednesday night in Nashville, introducing his statement as "the bad, the sad news". In yet another blow for United States President Donald Trump , a U.S. Government lawyers in Maryland argued that the updated version of the travel order had undergone substantial revisions and that it is necessary in the interests of national security in order to protect the United States from "radical Islamic terrorism". Read More »

Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam's identity confirmed with child's DNA

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However, Malaysian authorities have concluded that the deceased man was indeed the outcast half-brother of North Korean leader following a DNA test. Washington has previously said all options, including military, are on the table in its review of policies toward North Korea. Read More »

And they're off: Dutch kickstart European election cycle

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Indeed while Rutte has presented himself as an opponent of Wilders' brand of Islamophobia, Wilder's rhetoric has pushed Rutte's People's Party even further to the right, with Rutte taking out full page ads during the election demanding that immigrants "act normal or get out". Read More »

Another threat at Whitefish Bay Jewish Community Center

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Late last month, ADL issued a security advisory for Jewish centers across the USA and Canada following the fifth wave of bomb threats, and offered resources explaining best practices for organizations that do receive threats. It was the second time in the last week that threats have been received by some of these JCCS. The Jewish Community Center in Brighton was evacuated Sunday while authorities investigated. Read More »

Turkish shop owner sues Dutch king over ministers block

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan immediately vowed to retaliate against the measure, saying the ban of the foreign minister was "reminiscent of Nazism". Anti-Islam Mr Wilders used tonight's debate to yet again call for the Turkish ambassador to be evicted from the Netherlands as the country attempts to deal with a bitter row with Ankara after its foreign minister was denied entry over the weekend. Read More »

Pope Francis considers allowing married men to become priests

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Pope Francis acknowledged the stress and loneliness of celibate life past year when he visited a group of former priests who left the church to get married and have children. Married men are already allowed to become deacons in the church. To fill that shortage, Pope Francis says he is open to the idea of married men becoming priests. Read More »

Big Ten Championship Pick: Will Michigan stay hot vs. Wisconsin? 3/12/17

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Wilson stood up cheering his teammate after a made 3-pointer and wandered down the bench as if he were checking back into the game. That included 29 on Saturday in a stirring duel against Minnesota's excellent junior, Nate Mason. The Spartans (19-14) will face No. 8 seed Miami (21-11) on Friday, March 17 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the BOK Center. Hollis also addressed one of the biggest name teams to not make the tournament: Syracuse. Read More »

Wenger adamant his "preference" is to stay at Arsenal

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The players didn't let me down, or themselves or the club. "I watched this game three times now and the referee killed the game". "It was all us in the second half but you have to congratulate Lincoln for what they have achieved in the FA Cup". Read More »

Taylor Swift Granted Order of Protection Against Alleged Stalker

He also allegedly contacted Swift's management company 59 times between January 27 and February 16 in an attempt to see her. Before that, on February 6, court records said Jaffar entered Swift's building, loitered around her hallway and even hung out on the roof of the building for nearly four hours. Read More »

High winds leave nearly 20000 without power

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Don't touch a fallen power line or anything touching the wire. "As Michiganders are struggling with storm damage and power outages from some of the extreme winds that are blowing through the state, our first priority is the safety and security of residents", Snyder said. Read More »

South Korean court to rule on president's impeachment over corruption charges

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Park was impeached by parliament in December and stripped of her powers pending the court's ruling. Park Geun-hye was suspended from his presidential duties for three months. Such a decision will likely take the air out of the investigation into the scandal. Expected to last about an hour, the verdict hearing on the president's impeachment trial will start at 11 a.m. Read More »

Aircraft lessors not keen on Boeing's planned 737 jet

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Once completed, the aircraft will begin flight testing in the coming weeks - the final phase of verification of the operational characteristics and overall performance. Boeing's first 747 MAX 9 jet makes a splash at the company's Renton plant. Boeing will later produce a smaller MAX 7 and then the MAX 200, a high-density version of the MAX 8 that has an extra exit door and is created to seat 200 passengers in one class. Read More »

Turkey, Russia, US army chiefs discuss anti-ISIL steps

In a deal said brokered by Russia, Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have taken over frontline positions from a US -backed militia in northern Syria. More recently, we have provided a range of social services and other emergency assistance in Turkey, reaching about 100,000 Syrian and Turkish men, women and children in 2016 alone. Read More »

Low-intensity blast in passenger train in Madhya Pradesh: Railways

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The incident took place in coach GS 084202 of train no-59320 in Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur at around 9:45 AM, when the train had left Jabri station in Ratlam division of Western Railway (WR). Several teams of Railway officials, the Intelligence Bureau and Anti Terrorism Squad were present at the site. Smoke engulfed the general coach, causing panic among the passengers who rushed out to save themselves. Read More »

Brother-in-law 'admits killing family-of-four over inheritance' in France

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They said there had been signs of attempts to clean it up. His DNA is said to have been found at their home. With police attention focusing on the son, who had a previous conviction for making death threats on his blog, attentions suddenly turned to Pascal's sister and her husband, who were arrested over the weekend. Read More »

Theresa May to warn SNP to stop playing politics over Brexit

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May, during her address at the Scottish Conservative Party conference in Glasgow on Friday, accused Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party (SNP) government of being "obsessed" with pushing for the independence of the country. Downing Street is already preparing for another vote on Scotland's future - and Mrs May's speech could be taken as the opening salvo of a battle which, alongside Brexit, may shape politics north of the border for years. Read More »

LeEco India Allegedly Fired 85% Of Staff, May Exit India

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Even though a new report from The Economic Times states that LeEco has let go over 85% of its staff and that it may exit the Indian market soon, the company said in a statement given to Gadgets360 that it has reduced its headcount from 350 to just 80, and that it is not exiting the business in India. Read More »

Betsy DeVos, historic black colleges were not a choice but a necessity

If an upper-middle-class or rich family uses a voucher to help pay for a private school their child already attends, it takes away money from public schools. HBCUs were literally a response to institutionalized racism in America. DeVos may want to spend more time studying up on the position gifted her by her friend, than making statements that are uniformed, but truthfully isn't this just like Asshat's administration? This isn't because they aren't intellectually capable of doing well ... Read More »

Nigeria's growth drops, but oil looking up

The contraction was a large improvement over the 2.24 percent year-on-year contraction in the third quarter. Economic growth rebounded in the December quarter, shattering fringe predictions of a recession, as a surge in exports boosted the national income. Read More »

Pakistani PM Sharif opens key regional economic summit

The secretary general was in Pakistan for the ongoing 13th ECO summit. Turkish president Erdogan, who arrived here in capital to attend the 13th ECO summit met premier Nawaz Sharif. "The ECO region is rich in resources and capabilities". He said 21st century is the era of emerging economy of Asia. The summit's theme is "Connectivity for Regional Prosperity". Read More »

Sex abuse survivor resigns from pope's commission on abuse

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Ms Collins, who was raped at age 13 by a hospital chaplain in Ireland, was the only active abuse survivor on the commission after British abuse survivor, Peter Saunders, was stood aside by the Vatican panel a year ago for his outspoken criticism, even though he has not resigned or been formally dismissed. Read More »

Everything you need to know about Pancake Day

Traditionally on Shrove Tuesday Christians use up food that would not be eaten during Lent, which was a time for fasting and penance. In most of the world, observing Shrove Tuesday means a Carnival, or Mardi Gras, a day of processions, costumes, feasting, dancing and music. Read More »

Arron Banks set to challenge UKIP's Douglas Carswell in Clacton

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The 52-year-old who had dinner with US President Donald Trump earlier this week claimed Mr Carswell aggressively phoned him to gain "absolute assurance" Mr Farage would not play a leading part in the referendum campaign. The comments came at the launch of a new paper looking into the impact of Brexit on the fishing industry called The Brexit Textbook on Fisheries - which we're sure you'll agree sounds like a real page-turner. Read More »

Wilbur Ross Confirmed as Commerce Secretary

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The Trump administration nominee for Commerce secretary is expected to be easily confirmed despite Democratic stalling since his confirmation hearing in January. Ross pledged in a letter to Democrat Senator Bill Nelson not to censor or intimidate scientists who work at NOAA, the agency housed within the Commerce Department that controls the National Weather Service and conducts research. Read More »

President Trump has "something special" on healthcare

In their efforts to repeal Obamacare, Trump and the Republicans are seeking to do away with the few fig leaves of protection afforded by the ACA, such as subsidies and Medicaid expansion, to target Medicaid and ultimately Medicare-the health insurance program for the elderly and disabled-for cutbacks and privatization. Read More »