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Global News Retailer HEB buying Austin-based delivery service Favor
Author: 0 Retailer HEB buying Austin-based delivery service Favor

Favor, launched in 2013, is utilized in 50 cities across the Lone Star State and said it is the first USA on-demand delivery company to achieve profitability at scale. "H-E-B's extensive resources, capital and retail food industry experience will enable us to further build on our momentum and significantly accelerate our growth throughout Texas".

Global News US Intel Community Discusses Preventing More Alleged Russian Election Meddling
Author: 0 US Intel Community Discusses Preventing More Alleged Russian Election Meddling

Pence made the remarks at an Axios event , where Mike Allen asked Pence if he agreed with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats' testimony to Congress Tuesday warning that Russian Federation will target the 2018 midterms. Beyond the US media and political space , the document asserts that the Moscow is particularly focused on such former Soviet republics as Ukraine, with a desire to counter "efforts by Washington and its allies "efforts to bring Ukraine and other former Soviet ...

Global News Modi visits Arunachal, inaugurates Convention Centre in Itanagar
Author: 0 Modi visits Arunachal, inaugurates Convention Centre in Itanagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the previous UPA regime of neglecting the North East and said his government has given priority to the region with ministers and senior officials regularly visiting it. He said the Union government is working towards building medical colleges in all parts of the nation. Voting for 60-seat Tripura Assembly is scheduled to be held on February 18 and results will be declared on March 3.

Global News Canada PM Justin Trudeau won't meet Sikh leader during India visit
Author: 0 Canada PM Justin Trudeau won't meet Sikh leader during India visit

Trudeau's seven-day visit is aimed at further boosting strategic ties with a focus on defence and counter-terror cooperation. Canadian Prime Minister will visit the Golden Temple on February 21. He will return to Delhi the same day. Investment inflows from Canada to India continue to remain a concern, especially for the Canadian pension funds that are holding back investments worth $10-15 billion in the absence of a FIPPA, as they are seeking predictability and stability in safeguarding ...

Global News Ex-teacher pleads not guilty to making bombs
Author: 0 Ex-teacher pleads not guilty to making bombs

O'Neill declined to provide details. De Blasio said investigators believed there were no other people involved, adding, "There is no additional, imminent threat directed at New York City at this time". "That was something that developed as a result of the investigation of the bomb scare to the school", according to Mr. Miller. Christian Toro's college classmates were stunned by his arrest, said one Stony Brook friend.

Global News Grandmother Foiled School Shooting Plans in Washington
Author: 0 Grandmother Foiled School Shooting Plans in Washington

O'Connor's entries journal included details about building pressure-cooker bombs, the use of inert grenades , and deploying explosives for maximum casualties. He added that his choice of location for the horrific incident was decided by "coin toss" between his former school , Kamiak High School, and his current school , ACES High School - ACES High School reportedly "won".

Global News USA says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'
Author: 0 USA says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'

She said authorities in Myanmar are preventing access to Rakhine state to anyone or any organization that might bear witness to their atrocities. French U.N. Grandi told the Security Council in a video briefing from Geneva that since the crisis began last August, more than 688,000 Rohingyas have fled violence and destruction, including over 1,500 this month — and thousands more are expected.

Global News Who Is Markus Schairer? Snowboarder Breaks Neck During Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Who Is Markus Schairer? Snowboarder Breaks Neck During Winter Olympics

The Austrian Olympic committee confirmed Schairer had fractured his fifth cervical vertebrae - and somehow was able to stand on his own after a few moments and finish the course! Markus Schairer , 30, was gliding down a slope at Bokwang Snow Park in Pyeongchang, South Korea, during the men's snowboard cross quarterfinals when he seemingly lost control mid-air.

Global News Highline College locked down for reports of gunfire on campus
Author: 0 Highline College locked down for reports of gunfire on campus

Police are now responding to reports of gunfire on campus. A warning was put in its place that stated that the college is reacting to an active shooter danger on the campus, that they were cooperating with the police, and that all of the buildings, as well as the staff and students, were on lockdown.

Global News German-Turkish journalist leaves Turkey after year in jail
Author: 0 German-Turkish journalist leaves Turkey after year in jail

The German Foreign Ministry confirmed his release. Yücel, Die Welt's Istanbul correspondent who was arrested on February 14, was accused of spreading terror propaganda for the PKK and inciting hatred. Mr Yucel, who has German and Turkish citizenship, was arrested in Istanbul on February 14 previous year on terrorism and propaganda charges. "Finally! Best news ever".

Global News Champions League: Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid beat PSG
Author: 0 Champions League: Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid beat PSG

The reigning Champions League victor real Madrid showed character in the home match against PSG . Ronaldo converted from the penalty spot late in the first half, after Tony Kroos was pull down inside the box. We have to turn our attentions now to the return leg, that will be entirely different". Zinedine Zidane went for all attack as he brought on Gareth Bale , Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio to speed up the Madrid wing and change the mentality to all-out attack instead ...

Global News USA and Russian Federation dispute over Syria in UN Security Council
Author: 0 USA and Russian Federation dispute over Syria in UN Security Council

The February 10, 2018 Israeli Air Force operation against Syrian-Iranian military targets has reinforced the legacy of the late Senator Daniel Inouye, who was the Chairman of the full Appropriations Committee and its Defense Subcommittee. The meeting dealt with Israeli concerns, very exaggerated, over what the Israelis see as the expansion of Iranian military presence in Syria in the future, once the guns fall silent.

Global News Tillerson says Hezbollah role is a threat to Lebanon
Author: 0 Tillerson says Hezbollah role is a threat to Lebanon

Lebanon is a big recipient of USA military support. Lebanon says part of the wall follows the UN-demarcated "Blue Line" that was drawn up after Israel withdrew from southern Lebanon in 2000, and insists some sections will cut into its territory.

Global News Denver Named A Finalist To Host An NFL Draft
Author: 0 Denver Named A Finalist To Host An NFL Draft

NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport reported that Cleveland/Canton, Kansas City, Tennessee, Denver and Las Vegas were the finalists to host the 2019 or 2020 draft. Los Angeles was in the running for the 2015 NFL Draft at a time when it had no franchise. The draft was held in New York City from 1965 through 2014.

Global News Iran President accorded warm welcome in Hyderabad
Author: 0 Iran President accorded warm welcome in Hyderabad

Religious scholars from different schools of thoughts will also participate in the session. Apart from this He will address a Muslim congregation at the Mecca Masjid after Friday prayers at the historic Hyderabad mosque on Friday. He will have meetings with the President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minster Modi, according to a release by the Ministry of External Affairs here on Wednesday.

Global News Taoiseach To Meet Theresa May To Progress Stormont Talks
Author: 0 Taoiseach To Meet Theresa May To Progress Stormont Talks

The UK government have said that progress with the Irish government has been made. The DUP is opposed to such a move. Foster described the deal proposed by Sinn Fein as unfair and unbalanced. Restoring a sustainable and fully functioning devolved government will remain our goal, but we will not accept a one-sided deal. As recriminations began, Sinn Fein accused the DUP of "collapsing" the talks.

Global News Northern Ireland talks collapse
Author: 0 Northern Ireland talks collapse

The long-running talks have also been complicated by the fact that British Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government depends on the support of the DUP to pass legislation in London. The absence of an executive has limited Belfast's say in Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union, which are set to have a bigger impact on Northern Ireland than on any other part of the United Kingdom.

Global News Saakashvili flies to Netherlands after expulsion from Ukraine to Poland
Author: 0 Saakashvili flies to Netherlands after expulsion from Ukraine to Poland

In 2015 he was appointed governor of the Ukrainian region of Odessa, but resigned next year, complaining that the central authorities hindered his "fight against corruption". He has already been successively stripped of both his Georgian and Ukrainian nationalities, rendering him stateless. Saakashvili called on the European Union and German Chancellor Angela Merkel , in particular, to support him in his anticorruption campaign against Poroshenko , but has received little backing from ...

Global News Pellet gun causes Loch Raven High School lockdown
Author: 0 Pellet gun causes Loch Raven High School lockdown

He said police will release the student's name, age and other identifying information after he is charged. Captain Paul Starks, a police department spokesman, said the gun was in the student's backpack. Loch Raven High School in Baltimore County went on lockdown after a report that a student brought a gun to school in a backpack, according to county police.

Global News Britain trying to headline grab in South China Sea, says state media
Author: 0 Britain trying to headline grab in South China Sea, says state media

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson confirmed HMS Sutherland will enter the waters in a bold move to demonstrate the sea is worldwide waters. He declined to say whether HMS Sutherland would sail within 12 nautical miles of a disputed territory or artificial island claimed by the Chinese as USA warships have done, but said it was possible his nation could one day conduct joint patrols with Australia in the disputed waterways.

Global News ROMNEY RETURNS: Mitt Romney to ANNOUNCE SENATE Run This Week
Author: 0 ROMNEY RETURNS: Mitt Romney to ANNOUNCE SENATE Run This Week

What makes Romney's expected announcement and desire to occupy a seat in the Senate particularly interesting is his relationship with the man who now occupies the Oval Office. "Nobody wants to go out there like David and Goliath and get defeated by the Romney machine", he said. "One of the things I hear on the Lincoln Day circuit is, it doesn't look like Mr.

Global News Trump Wants To Get Rid Of Food Stamps Now…
Author: 0 Trump Wants To Get Rid Of Food Stamps Now…

Blue Apron may be losing money , but that hasn't deterred Donald Trump from proposing the high-end meal-kit company be a loose model for the federal food stamps program . "This cost-effective approach will generate significant savings to taxpayers with no loss in food benefits to participants", the proposal said.

Global News I can now tell my story, says porn star linked to Trump
Author: 0 I can now tell my story, says porn star linked to Trump

Following the reports of Cohen's statement on Tuesday, as well as a story published by The Daily Beast this week regarding a book proposal by Cohen, Rodriguez told the Associated Press that Clifford now believes he violated the non-disclosure agreement.

Global News Winter Olympics: USA's Jamie Anderson Wins Gold In Snowboard Slopestyle
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: USA's Jamie Anderson Wins Gold In Snowboard Slopestyle

The South Lake Tahoe native has won 12 X Games medals, including five gold. "(I) got picked up in the wind on the bottom jump in practice and my ACL was not a big fan!" The 27-year-old snowboarder defended her Olympic gold medal in women's snowboard slopestyle Sunday, giving the USA its second gold medal at the Pyeogchang Winter Games.

Global News Mike Pence Is Feuding With 'The View' Over A Religious
Author: 0 Mike Pence Is Feuding With 'The View' Over A Religious "Insult"

Some of the ABC show's co-hosts, including Behar , mocked Pence on Tuesday for the way former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman described his "scary" religion. Because, just like Vice President Pence, I too have heard the voice of God. "What concerns me is: how long is the conversation with Jesus?" "If he is hearing God say "be strong" - Martin Luther King Jr., my uncle, said he heard the voice of Jesus say "stand up" - Martin Luther at his kitchen table".

Global News Because
Author: 0 Because "hunters on the oligarchs", Russian Federation may block YouTube

Navalny's video , which was posted on February 8, shows Deripaska and Prikhodko relaxing on the oligarch's private yacht off the coast of Norway in August 2016. Navalny, a vocal foe of Putin who has organized large street protests on several occasions and published a series of reports alleging corruption in Russia's ruling elite, has been barred from the presidential race due to a conviction on financial-crimes charges he contends were fabricated by the Kremlin to sideline him.

Global News Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu faces major test, but downfall unlikely for now
Author: 0 Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu faces major test, but downfall unlikely for now

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, a bitter rival of Netanyahu, called on him to suspend himself and for the coalition to appoint a replacement on Wednesday morning. The Israeli Police made this recommendation after a year-long investigation into allegations that PM Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, accepted gifts from Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan and Australian billionaire James Packer.

Global News Tim Cook talks Apple Pay and wearable growth at shareholder meet
Author: 0 Tim Cook talks Apple Pay and wearable growth at shareholder meet

Apple's next big thing will likely be a large dividend increase financed by a tax cut on its overseas profit, but the famously secretive company isn't giving any clues about how big it might be. Seeing as Apple's current stock price is falling, albeit, at a slow rate, this will surely be brought up by the investors themselves. Before those changes, corporate profits held outside the US were taxed at a 35 percent rate when brought back into the country - a levy that prompted Apple and ...

Global News Ukrainian opposition leader forcibly deported to Poland
Author: 0 Ukrainian opposition leader forcibly deported to Poland

Saakashvili during a press conference in Warsaw on 13 February. All this shows is how weak they are. We have always relied entirely on advertising to fund our operations, but often loyal readers who value our local, independent journalism have asked how they could help ensure our survival.

Global News What Buzz Williams said after Virginia Tech's epic upset at Virginia
Author: 0 What Buzz Williams said after Virginia Tech's epic upset at Virginia

The really hard part, in as unattractive, bruising yet oddly entertaining February game as you can imagine. All the more dispiriting for the second-ranked Cavaliers was that the loss came against contentious in-state rival Virginia Tech , which rallied in overtime for a 61-60 win at raucous John Paul Jones Arena.

Global News Alberta launches website aimed at gathering support for Trans Mountain Pipeline
Author: 0 Alberta launches website aimed at gathering support for Trans Mountain Pipeline

It's unclear whether the next steps might include more bans on B.C. goods, and Notley would not elaborate on the options she's considering. But, Notley, correctly, would not say if or when her government might take such action. Officials have also said they are committed to the $7.4 billion project despite the latest stumbling blocks. Female former MPs say the current approach the government and federal parties are taking to deal with the Hill's harassment and the sexual misconduct problem ...

Global News Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies at 66
Author: 0 Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies at 66

After serving as one of the leaders of the Lawyers' Movement, she became the first woman to serve as President of Pakistan's Supreme Court Bar Association . Her work was not just confined to Pakistan, but also overseas. Sindh Human Rights Commission Chairperson Justice (retd) Majida Rizvi recalled the challenges of the structural bars made through the Hudood Ordinance in Zia's era that went against the principles of justice and discriminated on the basis of law and perception that women ...

Global News Queen Elizabeth II is Working to Reduce Waste at Buckingham Palace
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II is Working to Reduce Waste at Buckingham Palace

The Queen is thought to have taken a personal interest in plastic since working on a documentary about wildlife conservation with Sir David Attenborough . And, it looks like the Queen was similarly inspired by the ground-breaking show, having taken steps to ensure that Buckingham Palace will reduce it's plastic waste.

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