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Arsenal share Kanu's classic against Tottenham ahead of North London derby

Arsenal share Kanu's classic against Tottenham ahead of North London derby With Alderweireld fit and Vertonghen impressing the last two big games , Spurs are back to full strength and the way it is set up, it could be played right into Pochettino's mens' hands on Saturday. Arsenal Wenger has revealed his ploy to stop Harry Kane in the North London Derby . "[Playing at Wembley] has a little weight in it because we feel we have a good level of performance there", ... [Full Article...]

At Least 5 Killed After Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Taiwan

At Least 5 Killed After Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Taiwan As of 4 p.m. Friday, at least 12 people had been killed in the Hualien natural disaster, and five people thought to be in the Yun Men Tsui Ti building remained unaccounted for, according to official tallies. The government vowed to redouble efforts to revise building regulations, aiming to limit damage in any future episodes. Hualien officials say there are no people trapped in other buildings. [Full Article...]

Trudeau makes pitch to Silicon Valley, Amazon to invest in Canada

Trudeau makes pitch to Silicon Valley, Amazon to invest in Canada Amazon expects to spend up to US$5-billion on a second headquarters, which it says will create 50,000 high-paying jobs. Trudeau is trying to garner support for the North American Free Trade Agreement and promote Canada as a country that welcomes US tech companies setting up offices and hiring locals. [Full Article...]

Trump ends brief government shutdown - DETAILS…

Trump ends brief government shutdown - DETAILS… Paul said all he wanted was a vote on an amendment to restore the budget caps, set in 2011 to rein in deficit spending . While the Senate was always projected to have enough votes to pass the plan, the House was not as sure of a lock heading into the evening. [Full Article...]

LL Bean changes lifetime guarantee to 1-year return policy

LL Bean changes lifetime guarantee to 1-year return policy Liberal return policies - some of which accept even death, divorce and weight loss as among the valid reasons to return items - might sound risky, but some retailers have found such policies to be rewarding by encouraging shoppers to buy more as well as fostering long-term bonds. [Full Article...]

White House wasn't fully aware of allegations against ex-aide -- spokesman

Realization about the seriousness of the abuse allegations grew within the White House after The Intercept published an interview with a second ex-wife and a photo of what she said was a black eye inflicted by Porter. We saw it with Roy Moore and his accusers, many of whom say they were under 18 when Moore, then in his 30s, pursued and in some cases sexually assaulted them. [Full Article...]

Newly Discovered Asteroid to 'Skim' Past Earth Today

Newly Discovered Asteroid to 'Skim' Past Earth Today That asteroid was also classified by NASA as "potentially hazardous" as it was nearly 2, 615, 1258 miles away from the Earth during its closest approach. The asteroid , 2018 CB, was found just days ago on February 4, by astronomers at the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona. Another asteroid is headed our way - the second this week - but there's no need to worry. [Full Article...]

1028 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's Afrin operation: Turkish military

1028 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's Afrin operation: Turkish military On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to remove PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Syria's northwestern Afrin region. Ankara has denied such charges. The Turkish raid against Washington-backed forces comes two days after the United States attacked pro-Damascus forces in the western Syrian province of Dayr al-Zawr, reportedly killing more than 100 of them as the fighters were engaged ... [Full Article...]

'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms

'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms Finance Minister Taro Aso said that the prices seemed expensive for elementary school uniforms. Taimei Elementary School is introducing the uniforms for incoming pupils, each costing more than 80,000 yen ($729), including optional items, or more than three times as much as current ones, the Huffington Post said . [Full Article...]

Number Three Official at Justice Dept. Out

Number Three Official at Justice Dept. Out Rachel Brand is leaving for the top legal job at Walmart, friend and former colleague Jamie Gorelick told The Associated Press Friday. The official overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, Rod Rosenstein , has been repeatedly criticized by President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

New York Flu Cases Remain At Record Levels

New York Flu Cases Remain At Record Levels The flu has claimed the lives of four more people in Clark County, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. Information about the effectiveness of this year's seasonal flu vaccine, she said, will be released soon. Among them were for six flu-related child deaths in New York City . "Overall hospitalizations are now significantly higher than what we've seen for this time of year since ou... [Full Article...]

Philippe Coutinho Comments On First Barca Goal

Coutinho scored from a tight angle just three minutes after coming off the bench, latching onto a cross from his former Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez . "My first goal for Liverpool was also set up by [Suarez]". "I normally wait to make changes, but this time I saw it clearly". We had to try and it went well. [Full Article...]

Duterte orders halt to purchases of United States arms, Canadian helicopters

Duterte orders halt to purchases of United States arms, Canadian helicopters The helicopter deal is worth an estimated $300 million and was quietly facilitated by Canadian Commercial Corp., a Crown corporation whose role includes selling Canadian-made military equipment to foreign governments. He said he wants to "finish off" the communist rebels which he has blamed for deadly attacks on government troops. International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who ord... [Full Article...]

California Lawmaker, Outspoken Leader Of #MeToo Movement, Accused Of Sexual Harassment

California Lawmaker, Outspoken Leader Of #MeToo Movement, Accused Of Sexual Harassment Fierro said he made a decision to tell Calderon about the incident because of Garcia's outspokenness in the #MeToo movement. Garcia said she would take the immediate unpaid leave from her position as a lawmaker and all committee posts in order to "not to serve as a distraction or in any way influence the process of this investigation". [Full Article...]

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Nelly Miles said officials are still notifying next of kin before identifying the suspect. Sheriff Keith McBrayer told the newspaper that one deputy was in critical condition and the other was stable Friday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Prison for woman, 19, who livestreamed drunken-driving crash that killed sister

Prison for woman, 19, who livestreamed drunken-driving crash that killed sister The auto driven by Sanchez veered onto the shoulder of a road in Los Banos , about 100 miles south of San Francisco . The auto crashed into a barbed-wire fence before turning over, causing the two 14-year-olds, who weren't wearing seatbelts to eject from the rear window. [Full Article...]

Tongan flagbearer goes shirtless again for Opening Ceremony in freezing temps

Tongan flagbearer goes shirtless again for Opening Ceremony in freezing temps One person not in the stands was Aussie-born Princess Mary's husband Frederick who left the Winter Olympics earlier on Friday to be by his ill father's bedside. Taufatofua, who is scheduled to compete in the 15km cross-country skiing freestyle race February 16, has detailed some of his recent training sessions on Instagram. [Full Article...]

Egypt launches major anti-jihadist operation

Egypt launches major anti-jihadist operation Egypt's military launched an attack targeting terrorist hotbeds in different parts of the Sinai Peninsula, parts of the Nile Delta and the Western Desert. The navy was boosting security at maritime borders "to cut off the influx of terrorists", he added. Army and police officers backed by tanks, fighter jets, attack helicopters and ships were deployed as Operation Sinai began today. [Full Article...]

Attack against Benghazi mosque, 1 dead and 55 injured

Attack against Benghazi mosque, 1 dead and 55 injured In January, a twin auto bombing near a mosque in Benghazi's Salmani neighborhood killed at least 33 people. Werfalli on Tuesday said he had handed himself in to military police under Haftar's command, but it was not possible to confirm his arrest from an independent source. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania redistricting decision gives Democrats a boost

Pennsylvania redistricting decision gives Democrats a boost Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the leaders of the Republican-run Legislature face a court-ordered Friday deadline to find a compromise approach to drawing the new boundaries. He said it would be "very difficult" to pass legislation with new maps by Friday - the court-imposed deadline for doing so. "So we had to go to the courts to get it". [Full Article...]


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