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World News Eagles planning to skip White House visit include Long, Jenkins
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Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount also played for the Patriots previous year and did not go to Washington when New England won Super Bowl LI. Many cited political reasons, with then Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount saying , "I don't feel welcome in that house". While it has been a long practice of our past chief executives to invite championship teams to visit the White House , the decision is always at the discretion of the president.

World News Steelers hire Alabama assistant Karl Dunbar
Author: 0 Steelers hire Alabama assistant Karl Dunbar

Should Dunbar leave Alabama, the Tide would like have a replacement ready in relatively short order, as spring practice looms just over the horizon. John Mitchell , the Steelers' defensive line coach since 1994, will remain on the staff with the assistant head coach title he gained in 2007.

World News Spice Girls are heading off on a WORLD TOUR!
Author: 0 Spice Girls are heading off on a WORLD TOUR!

Meanwhile, another source claims that part of what has been discussed during the girls' meeting last week was for the Spice Girls to have their own record label. The Spice Girls released a statement, saying: "We have enjoyed a wonderful afternoon catching-up and reminiscing about the incredible times we spent together".

World News Canada helicopters 'not for attack'
Author: 0 Canada helicopters 'not for attack'

The government initially defended the $300-million deal, which is being facilitated by the Canadian Commercial Corp., saying the Montreal-built Bell helicopters would be used for search-and-rescue missions and disaster relief. In 2016, the Liberal government was criticised for deciding to honour a contract to sell light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, despite human rights concerns.

World News Death toll in Syria's Ghouta rises to 80 - NGO
Author: 0 Death toll in Syria's Ghouta rises to 80 - NGO

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ramped up his verbal assault on the U.S. role in Syria on Tuesday, saying USA forces should leave Manbij, a Syrian city held by YPG-allied forces with support from a US-led anti-Islamic State coalition.

World News North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption
Author: 0 North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption

Pence will meet Friday morning with North Korean defectors as he pays respects at the Cheonan Memorial in Seoul , which honors 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 boat sinking attributed to the North. Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Thursday vowing to send a strong message to the North that it must abandon its nuclear weapons.

World News Korean leader's sister to arrive in S. Korea on Friday. by air
Author: 0 Korean leader's sister to arrive in S. Korea on Friday. by air

Kim Yo Jong , sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , is due to arrive by private jet at Seoul's Incheon International Airport on Friday afternoon, Reuters says. Enthusiastic and optimistic about Kim's unexpected overture last month, South Korea rushed to respond, without consulting the US, according to The Wall Street Journal, which reported that the USA was notified only a few hours before Seoul offered to meet North Korea for negotiations.

World News Will the NHS be 'for sale' after Brexit?
Author: 0 Will the NHS be 'for sale' after Brexit?

The prime minister explained that Cable could not know what USA negotiators would ask for in such a deal. Mrs May was asked by Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable to confirm that she had made it "absolutely clear" to Donald Trump that the " NHS is not for sale ".

World News 2 soldiers martyred in Turkey's Afrin operation
Author: 0 2 soldiers martyred in Turkey's Afrin operation

The military said the soldier was killed late Monday by a mortar-and-rocket attack that also wounded five Turkish soldiers and a civilian military contractor. "I came back and found all five dead", he said. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated Sheikh Khoruz, a village in Afrin, from pro-Turkish militants after heavy battles.

World News Malaysia to introduce incentives to stimulate stock trading: PM
Author: 0 Malaysia to introduce incentives to stimulate stock trading: PM

He also said a new category of traders, known as "Trading Specialists" would be introduced, apart from a volume-based incentive programme by the exchange, to catalyse greater trading activity. Affin Hwang Asset Management senior portfolio manager Chow Kar Tzen expects the Malaysia-Singapore trading link to spur further retail participation and liberalise access to markets.

World News Pence says U.S. to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence says U.S. to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea

Pence, who is set to lead the USA delegation at the opening ceremonies Friday, made the announcement in Japan on Wednesday after meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. North Korea is already facing unprecedented sanctions after three U.N. Security Council restrictions in the past year that have slashed the pariah nation's export revenue and capped fuel imports.

World News USA stock selloff deepens; Dow loses 2 per cent
Author: 0 USA stock selloff deepens; Dow loses 2 per cent

US President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly praised Wall Street gains during his first year in office, on Wednesday dismissed recent market rout, saying stocks should not be falling amid strong economic news. The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury, for example, has risen to over 2.7% from just around 2% in September. As a result, the biggest losses went to high-dividend companies such as utility and real estate companies, which investors often buy as an alternative to bonds.

World News Turkey claims to have killed almost 1000 terrorists in Afrin last month
Author: 0 Turkey claims to have killed almost 1000 terrorists in Afrin last month

The visit by Cavusoglu came as Turkey launched a major military campaign in the northwestern Syrian city of Afrin against USA -backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). Rouhani expressed Iran's readiness to help Turkey with its concerns in Syria and to further cooperate with Ankara in resolving the regional problems.

World News USA siblings team up for new curling event
Author: 0 USA siblings team up for new curling event

Where did this sport come from? Yep! Even though these stones are placed before the end begins, they can still score points. The games are much faster It takes about an hour and a half to play a game, which are eight ends instead of 10 in traditional curling, opposed to 2 hours and 45 minutes for the traditional game.

World News The Eagles championship parade
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Cash transactions will not be accepted, leaving those without a pass scrambling for another way to catch a glimpse of the parade, which will start at Lincoln Financial Field and held north to City Hall before reaching the Art Museum, where a formal celebration will be held from 1 p.m.

Author: 0 Has $327000 Holdings in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV)

The company has its outstanding shares of 609.56 Million. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Capstone Investment Advisors Llc decreased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 95.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Versum Materials Inc was raised too. Its up 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. Ushering in further good news, the carrier reported better-than-expected revenues and earnings per share in the fourth quarter of 2017.

World News A&E waiting times hit rock bottom in January
Author: 0 A&E waiting times hit rock bottom in January

The figure would have been much worse had Theresa May not announced a mass cancellation of routine treatments in England to ease pressure . Hospitals remain close to capacity with 95% of beds occupied last week. Flu-related deaths in the United Kingdom have risen to 215 this winter as some 3,745 people were admitted to hospital with the bug last week. PHE said flu levels remain high but are continuing to stabilise across the UK.

World News Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues
Author: 0 Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues

Mike Conaway (R-TX) told the network. Another Republican member who spoke with CBS suggested the idea may have been spurred on by House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Even if the more ambitious claims of the Nunes memo are ultimately debunked, one thing is clear: the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice ought to have been aware that conducting surveillance on the Republican campaign, at the instigation of opposition research by the Democratic campaign, looked ...

World News Eric Holder Is Considering A Presidential Run In 2020
Author: 0 Eric Holder Is Considering A Presidential Run In 2020

The country's first African-American attorney general reflected on free speech debates on campus, gerrymandering, and the nation's posture toward immigrants - but it was in his assessment of President Donald Trump that Holder sounded most anxious.

World News Study finds drowsy driving is leading to more accidents
Author: 0 Study finds drowsy driving is leading to more accidents

Pearce, unfortunately, speaks from experience. A drowsy driving crash killed Jennifer Pearce's 18-year-old sister, Nicole. The vehicle drifts and hits another auto. It's findings, according to researchers, conclude that the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness is almost eight times higher than federal estimates indicate.

World News Palestinian martyred in W. Bank by Israeli forces
Author: 0 Palestinian martyred in W. Bank by Israeli forces

The forces shot and killed him. "An M-16 assault rifle and a bag containing explosives were found near his body", it said. No Israelis were wounded in the operation. "Yesterday our forces were again in action in an effort to apprehend the last of the assassins and their accomplices in the murder of Rabbi Shevach", Netanyahu told cabinet ministers and media.

World News New facial recognition sunglasses already leading to arrests in China
Author: 0 New facial recognition sunglasses already leading to arrests in China

A system deployed in Xinjiang - a province with a population of some 10 million "Uighur" Muslims, is reportedly created to notify authorities when "target" individuals go beyond their home or place of work, according to Bloomberg. An estimate of 170 million CCTV cameras have been already installed across the country and this is expected to be doubled in the coming years. "You can decide right away what the next interaction is going to be".

World News Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN), Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD)
Author: 0 Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN), Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD)

The performance of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN ) for the quarter recorded as 8.75% and for year stands at 68.23%, while the YTD performance was -3.19%. TheStreet upgraded shares of Wynn Resorts from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 27 by Gabelli.

World News U.S. to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on North Korea: Mike Pence
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Skeptics say the North's outreach to the South over the Olympics is an attempt at weakening USA -led sanctions and pressure against the country and at buying more time to advance its nuclear weapons and missiles development. About a dozen South Korean citizens were seen outside the art center, waving a flag showing the Korean peninsula, and shouting, "We are one", to cheer on the troupe members.

World News BJP developing northeast India: PM Modi
Author: 0 BJP developing northeast India: PM Modi

The Prime Minister said that if the BJP took power in the state, corruption will end. But if one wears the wrong "manik", the distress gets compounded. "Change your fortune by voting for BJP". The Left government is looting the money of the poor. "People should punish it for all its misdeeds, failures, and scams.

World News The Cavaliers Trying To Find A Deal
Author: 0 The Cavaliers Trying To Find A Deal

Jordan has always been the Cavaliers' top gettable target on the trade market. Of course, they'd also have trouble paying Jordan, Beal, Wall and Porter. The Celtics have a very good team - the No. 1 team in the East, in fact - and a lot of options as the trade deadline approaches. A package of Marcin Gortat , Jason Smith (perhaps heading to a third team), Kelly Oubre and a first-round pick has always been my favorite realistic Jordan package.

World News USA budget agreement reached
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GOP leaders pitched the plan to rank-and-file Republicans Monday evening at a closed-door meeting. It also would provide hurricane and wildfire disaster aid. The agreement demonstrates that the Democrats , no less than the Republicans , support preparations for new and more bloody wars, including with major nuclear-armed powers such as Russian Federation and China.

World News Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike
Author: 0 Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike

On Wednesday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said "all indications" pointed to the Syrian government's use of chlorine weapons. Medics in Idlib were also treating casualties from Tuesday - the bloodiest day in the conflict for several months, when 78 people were killed.

World News Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea
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Then we learned that Kim Yong-nam, the 90-year-old who is technically the head of state of North Korea will travel to Pyeongchang for the opening ceremony. The troupe returns to North Korea on Tuesday. The North Korean missile crisis must be turned into a rallying cry for prayer for persecuted Christians in that country, says Release International, which supports Christians under pressure around the world .

World News Scrutiny of nominations in Nagaland and Meghalaya; Polls on 27 Feb
Author: 0 Scrutiny of nominations in Nagaland and Meghalaya; Polls on 27 Feb

However, the lukewarm response to the state-wide bandh called by the Core Committee of the Nagaland Tribal Hohos and Civil Organisations (CCNTHC), meant that the electoral process remained on track. Nagaland chief minister Zeliang also filed his nomination on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Kuzholuzo Azo Nienu from the ruling Naga People's Front became the first to file his nomination papers.