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Dramatic footage of world-first drone surf rescue

Dramatic footage of world-first drone surf rescue With a real-life rescue now having been logged using the drone, the possibility of using the technology for competing open water swimming appears to be within reach. Jai Sheridan, the lifeguard supervisor and drone operator on-duty during the rescue, also said in a statement that the event proved the efficiency of the technology. [Full Article...]

Milwaukee misses cut for Amazon's second headquarters

Milwaukee misses cut for Amazon's second headquarters The company suggested that the same kind of investments would be made in the city that is ultimately chosen for its second home, which according to the companies figures, could mean $3.7 billion in capital investments and the indirect creation of another 53,000 jobs and $55 billion from the Amazon effect. [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Price Target Raised to $75.00 at Barclays

Acting as the blue chip in today's trade, Wells Fargo & Company's existing market cap value showcases its prevailing assets, capital and revenues. The price volatility of stock was 1.89% for a week and 1.55% for a month. ( NYSE :TWX). Usca Ria Limited Company reported 48,240 shares. Ariel Invests Limited Company owns 995,427 shares or 0.09% of their United States portfolio. [Full Article...]

Koreas marching under one flag is unbelievable, says Sergey Bubka

Koreas marching under one flag is unbelievable, says Sergey Bubka The countries will march under a unified flag, which features a blue silhouette of the Korean peninsula and islands, CNN reported . The flag was first used in 1991 and the countries marched together under the flag in opening ceremonies including the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the 2003 Summer Olympics in Athens, however the countries competed separately in these sporting events. [Full Article...]

Abe, Turnbull agree on stronger cooperation

They have a long habit of ratcheting up their militarisation and then. going into a lull for a while trying to persuade people that they're changing their ways, changing nothing and then ratcheting up again". Abe and Turnbull agreed that safety in Asia can not be achieved without a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula. "Australia and Japan both seek an open and prosperous Indo-Pacific underpinned by the ... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin trades below US$10000

Bitcoin trades below US$10000 This changed today with Ripple as well as all other cryptocurrencies registering double digit growths with Ripple leading the charts with a 70 per cent surge over Wednesday. This is its largest slump since early December, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). " Most people who were buying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies most recently, are not using them for transac... [Full Article...]

Stranger Things actor David Harbour to officiate fan wedding after Twitter bet

Stranger Things actor David Harbour to officiate fan wedding after Twitter bet I guess it's a small price to pay for one of your favorite stars to marry you and the love of your life. I don't believe it. "And a whole bunch of people were talking about me and I was just like, 'Whoa'". Fregoso made it and has the photos to prove it. As Harbour teased in his tweet , we can also assume that conflicts with shooting the upcoming season of Stranger Things could pose some probl... [Full Article...]

Two police constables gunned down in Quetta

Two police constables gunned down in Quetta The militants accuse them of acting as spies and claim the vaccine is meant to make Muslim children sterile. Police officials rushed to the site of the attack after the incident and launched an investigation. In January 2015 a suicide bombing in Quetta killed 15 people outside a vaccination centre in Quetta . No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks yet, but Islamist militants ar... [Full Article...]

Brexit: EU chief suggests United Kingdom should rejoin EU using Article 49

Brexit: EU chief suggests United Kingdom should rejoin EU using Article 49 Not unilaterally - once Britain has left, it is no longer a party to the Treaty of the European Union and can not "invoke" the clause in the same way Article 50 was triggered. In other words, it is the normal way for a country that isn't in the European Union to join the bloc, and spells out the conditions under which it might do so. [Full Article...]

Uzbeks killed in Kazakhstan bus inferno

Uzbeks killed in Kazakhstan bus inferno The deadly incident took place on a highway in the Aktobe region of Kazakhstan , spokesman for the Interior Ministry Emergencies Committee Ruslan Imankulov said in a statement. "Ten kilometers from the village Kalybai, while the vehicle was in motion, an Ikarus passenger bus burst into flames". Buses are a popular alternative form of transportation to planes for migrant laborers traveling to ... [Full Article...]

Magic's Arron Afflalo, Wolves' Nemanja Bjelica tossed after fight

Magic's Arron Afflalo, Wolves' Nemanja Bjelica tossed after fight Afflalo's punch was the second such incident involving National Basketball Association players in a week. Bjelica was also ejected for his role. It's nearly like the National Basketball Association owners got together and said, well, if the NHL isn't going to fight , then we will. [Full Article...]

India successfully tests Agni-V missile

India successfully tests Agni-V missile The Agni Series missile has been prepared by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The third, fourth and today's launch from a canister, integrated with a mobile sophisticated launcher, were in its deliverable configuration that enables launch of the missile with a very short preparation time as compared to an open configuration. [Full Article...]

Kelly Lays Out What Trump Wants In A DACA Deal

And he'll remain so, even as the government barrels toward a potential shutdown over the issue. "He doesn't sugar coat things". Kelly met with House Minority Whip Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerMcCarthy: "No deadline on DACA" Lawmakers see shutdown's odds rising Hoyer suggests Dems won't support spending bill without DACA fix MORE (D-Md.), Rep. [Full Article...]

Trump's doctor says president 'healthy', has no cognitive issues

Trump's doctor says president 'healthy', has no cognitive issues When a reporter asked him how Trump managed to be in such good health despite eating junk food and taking diet coke, the doctor attributed this to his genes. US President Donald Trump is officially obese, his physician has revealed today. Trump's blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended. [Full Article...]

GOP leaders push another short-term spending bill as shutdown looms

GOP leaders push another short-term spending bill as shutdown looms Republicans will be satisfied that the bill does not include DACA provisions and pushes back a number of Obamacare taxes. "I think cool heads hopefully will prevail", Ryan told reporters. And what happens when McConnell tacks, say, a re-authorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program or the $80-billion-plus disaster relief bill, onto the funding bill votes? No. [Full Article...]

Girl killed by runaway SUV a cancer survivor

Girl killed by runaway SUV a cancer survivor She was rushed to hospital via emergency run but later died. Toronto police confirmed her death shortly after 9 p.m. Monday. She died Monday night. "This could happen again, yesterday it was her, tomorrow, it can be another child". The vehicle was empty when it hit the youngster and it's not clear whether the owner left it in park. [Full Article...]

Record-setting Christmas storm buries city in snow

Record-setting Christmas storm buries city in snow A lake-effect snowstorm hammered Erie, Pennsylvania , Christmas Day into Tuesday, shattering not only city records , but also at least one all-time Pennsylvania snowstorm record. UPDATE 3:45 p.m.: Emergency vehicles are on state Route 512 at Steele Street. It began at 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and continued almost nonstop through the next day. [Full Article...]

Louisiana voters pick Trump over Oprah in mock match-up

Louisiana voters pick Trump over Oprah in mock match-up A Marist College poll last week gave Winfrey a much wider lead against Trump among registered voters, with 50 percent preferring Winfrey and only 39 percent backing Trump, Politico reported. NBC News' main Twitter account tweeted a section of Winfrey's Golden Globes speech with the headline "Nothing but respect for OUR future president". [Full Article...]

Canadian woman convicted in friend's murder

Canadian woman convicted in friend's murder It's the very same belt found next to Gargol's body, according to police. Antoine was originally charged with second-degree murder. Antoine had tried to foil police investigations with a Facebook post asking where Gargol was hours after her death. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Storm on Track

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Storm on Track McDowell County Schools are closed today due to snow that moved in overnight, and more is expected to fall through the afternoon. The snowfall is expected to extend all the way to the coast. The severe drop in temperatures and potentially unsafe conditions have put parts of 23 states under winter weather alerts and forced officials in North Carolina and Alabama to declare a state of emergency. [Full Article...]


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