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Hungary should talk with Soros-founded school

Hungary should talk with Soros-founded school Those protests also targeted Orban, who has always been accused of stifling press freedoms and isolating private media outlets critical of his controversial anti-migrant stance. The United States is concerned by Hungarian legislation it sees as targeting the Central European University (CEU) founded by financier George Soros, Washington's top diplomat for Central Eastern Europe said on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson aggravates right calf injury

Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson aggravates right calf injury The Blue Jays (1-5) will host the Milwaukee Brewers (2-5) on Tuesday night. The Rogers Centre will prepare to host another season of Blue Jays baseball starting Tuesday night in Toronto. The Blue Jays are pinning much of their hopes of making the postseason for a third straight year on the continued advancement of their 24-year-old right hander. [Full Article...]

Apple Might Design Its Own Power Management Chip

Apple Might Design Its Own Power Management Chip Bankhaus Lampe cites sources who suggest that Apple is setting up power management design centers in Munich and California, already having around 80 of its own engineers working on the new battery chip. Dialog issued a statement in response to the Bloomberg report: "The Company notes the level of visibility into the design cycle of its leading customers remains unchanged and the business re... [Full Article...]

AT&T acquires 5G spectrum holdings company, second in 2 months

AT&T acquires 5G spectrum holdings company, second in 2 months In February, competitor Verizon Communications Inc., the No. 1 US wireless carrier, said it had closed on its acquisition of XO Communications' fiber-optic network business for about $1.8 billion, giving it access to millimeter wave spectrum. [Full Article...]

Syria's allies claim United States crossed their own 'red lines' with missile strike

Syria's allies claim United States crossed their own 'red lines' with missile strike United Nations envoy Nikki Haley said Friday that the Trump administration is willing to take further military action against Assad. Britain's Johnson, who had been due to visit Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow ahead of Monday's G-7 meeting, cancelled the trip at the last minute, saying the chemical attack had "changed the situation fundamentally". [Full Article...]

Davis Cup: Australia leads US 2-0 in quarterfinal

I played well on clay past year, had a couple of good results. "We knew it was going to be tough today", said Kyrgios. Australia will head into Saturday's doubles matchup with high hopes that they can take out the quarterfinal series, after being knocked out of the tournament past year by the United States. [Full Article...]

Assad: Washington's Attack Fails to 'Raise the Morale of US-Backed Terrorists'

Assad: Washington's Attack Fails to 'Raise the Morale of US-Backed Terrorists' Erdogan said while there was good progress in the Astana talks - carried out in parallel to the Geneva process - to reach a political agreement in Syria, "unfortunately it did not develop as we wanted". "I don't think this president should have taken this strike without congressional approval". In an interview to air Sunday on CBS' " Face the Nation ", Tillerson said Russians were not targeted... [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

Traditionally rockets will lose the majority of their parts during launches, but Musk's company hopes to increase the ability of rockets to be recycled. "Following the commercial model, a rapidly reusable space launch vehicle could reduce the cost of traveling to space by a hundredfold". As for this SpaceX reused booster, Halliwell said engineers went through it with a fine-toothed comb fo... [Full Article...]

US Sends Aircraft Carrier Close to North Korea Waters

US Sends Aircraft Carrier Close to North Korea Waters The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson approaches the Republic of Korea Fleet headquarters in the port of Busan. 'Third Fleet ships operate forward with a goal: to safeguard US interests in the Western Pacific, ' said Commander Dave Benham, spokesman for the US Pacific Command. [Full Article...]

Turkey says Syria strike is not enough

Turkey says Syria strike is not enough The U.S. missile strikes targeted an airbase from which President Donald Trump said a deadly chemical weapons attack on Idlib province, near the Turkish border, had been launched. Iran is one of Assad's strongest backers sine the country's crisis began six years ago leaving some 400,000 people dead, half the country's population displaced and more than five million as refugees in neighboring count... [Full Article...]

Dalai Lama resents Trump's 'America First' policy

Dalai Lama resents Trump's 'America First' policy Tibetans fear that the Chinese will attempt to choose who the next Dalai Lama is so that they can control him through any political and land disputes with Tibet. Khandu said China had no business telling India what to do and what not to do, the Press Trust of India news agency reported. "I admire Germany for sticking to European Union despite a very strong Deutsche Mark", the Dalai Lama said. [Full Article...]

United Nations strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

United Nations strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch North Korea, which is known to have a large stockpile of chemical and biological weapons, also has come under criticism for allegedly having its leader's half brother, Kim Jong Nam, assassinated with VX nerve agent at a Malaysian airport on February 13. [Full Article...]

DOL accuses Google of systemic gender compensation disparities

DOL accuses Google of systemic gender compensation disparities The United States Department of Labor has received "compelling evidence of very significant discrimination against women" at Google, the Guardian reported. Responding to the Guardian's request for comment Google said it "vehemently disagrees" with the claim and that it carries out "comprehensive and robust analysis of pay across genders" every year finding no gender pay gap. [Full Article...]

Businesses to report on gender pay gap from today

In August, Professional Jeweller reported that men in the retail and wholesale sector are paid an average of £4,523 more a year than women. Last month, the bookstore focused on feminist issues and brought in several noteworthy female authors. [Full Article...]

KFC promises to ditch antibiotic-laden chicken

KFC promises to ditch antibiotic-laden chicken Kentucky Fried Chicken-the largest chicken-on-the-bone quick service restaurant in the USA -today committed to phasing out chicken raised with antibiotics important to human medicine in its US stores by the end of 2018. In addition to eliminating human antibiotics, KFC also will remove all artificial colors and flavors by the end of 2018. The announcement follows a national call to action launch... [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh Approves Rupees 36359 Crore Loan Waiver for Farmers

Uttar Pradesh Approves Rupees 36359 Crore Loan Waiver for Farmers As during UP assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to waive off loans of every farmer. He said marginal farmers had an average land holding of 0.44 hectare and small farmers had average land holding of 1.43 hectare, all of whom were hoping for an end to their misery. [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina launch India-Bangladesh rail, bus services

Three defence sector pacts were signed on various aspects of defence cooperation. Both sides also signed 22 pacts in strategic areas of defence and civil nuclear cooperation, PTI reported. Race Course Road, where the Prime Minister's residence is located, was renamed as Lok Kalyan Marg a year ago. The Teesta deal was set to be signed during the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangl... [Full Article...]

Assembly backs plan to safeguard road funds

While recognizing the need for transportation funding, there are always concerns with raising taxes. "This institution is sick", Assemblyman James Gallagher (R) said , according to the Sacramento Bee . The measure to generate $5.2 billion annually would raise taxes on both gasoline and diesel fuel. The fees range from $25 for vehicles valued at less than $5,000 to $175 for vehicles topping $... [Full Article...]

Securities Analyst Recommendations: Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)

Securities Analyst Recommendations: Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) NC acquired a new stake in Wells Fargo & Co during the fourth quarter worth $102,000. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is 3.99. Evercore ISI reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $51.00 price objective on shares of Wells Fargo & Co in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. [Full Article...]

Gold Rises on Syria Strike, but Jobs Report Is More Important

Conversely, numbers concerning US employment were positive, showing a low rate of joblessness, signaling a strong USA economy and, therefore, tempering gold's rise. MKS PAMP analyst Tim Brown said if gold consolidated above $1,260 it could be a catalyst for a push higher. US intelligence sources told Fox News they believed with "high confidence" the Shayrat air base, southeast of Homs, was the o... [Full Article...]


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