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Pentagon Revises Troop Numbers to 2000 in Syria; 5200 in Iraq

That number reflects the official 5,262 "force management level" previously reported by the Pentagon. Manning declined to say how many American troops were in Syria or Iraq at the height of urban combat operations - those in Raqqa or Mosul, for example - that required larger footprints of US combat advisers. Lire la suite »

TT Electronics' (TTG) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities

BT Group (LON:BT)'s stock had its "outperform" rating reiterated by Royal Bank Of Canada in a research note issued on Wednesday. Liberum Capital reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 290 ($3.77) price objective on shares of Wincanton plc in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Lire la suite »

Deacons strike gold against 49ers

This marked Wake Forest's first true road game of the season. The Deacons hit nine 3-pointers in a first half that saw that surge turn a 20-16 lead into a 40-17 advantage with 3:53 left before halftime. The 49ers have lost consecutive contests to Davidson (85-70) and James Madison (87-82). Wake Forest: The Deacons host Army on Friday at 4 p.m. Wake Forest then visits Coastal Carolina on Dec. Lire la suite »

Firefighters battle Creek fire above Sylmar

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The Creek fire has burned more than 11,000 acres and destroyed at least 30 structures. UPDATE: (5:50 a.m.) Fire now burning 50 acres. Charred earth smolders along Little Tujunga Canyon road Wednesday morning after the Creek fire burned through the area Tuesday. Lire la suite »

Gay man denied marriage license by Kim Davis will run against her

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Davis was briefly jailed in 2015 after she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples following the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, despite a federal judge's order to her to do so. Elwood Caudill, who in 2014 faced and lost to Davis by just 23 votes, was first to file. In October 2017, Davis and a Liberty Counsel representative traveled to Romania, where those opposing same-sex marriage sought a referendum on the issue, to meet with religious and political ... Lire la suite »

Mars Wrigley chooses Newark for its new headquarters

On Tuesday, city officials tried to focus the attention on what's here instead of what's departing, noting Mars Wrigley's global headquarters and Mars Food's North American offices are relatively new additions to Chicago. "Mars is proud to have a strong legacy and future across both New Jersey and IL", said Berta de Pablos-Barbier, president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S. Lire la suite »

Protesters hold sit-in to demand Dream Act make it in spending bill

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James Lankford, Arkansas Sen. Since DACA was implemented, more than 5,900 young people in Pennsylvania have emerged from the shadows to pass background checks, and to legally live and work in the USA, according to a fact sheet issued by the egalitarian labor rights group Interfaith Worker Justice . Lire la suite »

Ancient Bones Reveal That Santa Claus May Be Real

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In some countries, such as Germany, children receive candies and small gifts not on December 25, but on Saint Nicholas' day, the anniversary of the saint's death, believed to have happened December 6, 343 A.D.in the town of Myra in modern day Turkey. Lire la suite »

International Women's Day most-talked about moment on Facebook

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As 2017 comes to a close, Facebook has released it's annual Facebook Year in Review recapping some of the biggest moments that had users reacting on the social network. Hurricane Harvey: In late August, the community rallied to those in need by activating our Charitable Giving tools. During Hurricane Harvey on Houston in late August, the community rallied to help those in need by raising more than $20 million Dollars, in the biggest fundraising effort for a single crisis in 2017 on ... Lire la suite »

West Coast crisis leads to rise in US homeless population

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The number of people experiencing chronic homelessness statewide fell by 25.3 percent since past year, according to the report, and has decreased by 32.7 percent since 2010. "Despite a slight increase in overall Veteran homelessness, I am pleased that the majority of communities in the USA experienced declines over the past year", said Shulkin. Lire la suite »

#Alerte : Vladimir Poutine officialise sa candidature à l'élection présidentielle de 2018

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C'est désormais une éventualité. Une annonce effectuée lors d'une rencontre avec les ouvriers d'une usine à Nijni Novgorod, sur la Volga, retransmise en direct à la télévision. Après avoir laissé planer le doute, le président russe a finalement fait savoir qu'il se présenterait à la prochaine élection présidentielle, qui se déroulera en mars 2018. Lire la suite »

The Biggest Starbucks in the World is Now in Shanghai

There will also be three bars where baristas would prepare coffee in a variety of ways. It's the first Starbucks Reserve Roastery - the company's new retail offering - outside the U.S. Food is on the menu too of course, and the selection is way above the usual offerings thanks to Italian baker Rocco Princi, a Milan-based maestro who Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz personally persuaded to come on board. Lire la suite »

Michael Flynn Vowed to End Russia Sanctions, According to Whistleblower

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The account is from a whistleblower made public for the first time today. According to the whistleblower, Flynn also informed the associate that his business partners could move forward with their project, which aimed to construct a network of nuclear reactors across the Mideast with support from Russian and other global interests. Lire la suite »

McFarland Lied to Senate Committee on Flynn and the Russians

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During that call , Mr. Flynn urged Moscow to respond cautiously to sanctions just imposed by the Obama administration for Russia's interference in the presidential election. Flynn talked to Mr Kislyak by phone on Dec 29, the day the sanctions took effect, and several days later. Thanks to [Robert] Mueller's ongoing investigation, we now know that prior to President Donald Trump's inauguration, members of his inner circle went to bat on behalf of Israel , and specifically on behalf of ... Lire la suite »

Syria Denounces Israeli Aggression on its Territories

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State news agency SANA said eight people were killed and 18 wounded. Earlier it was informed that the Syrian military were able to repel a missile attack, which was flying to Syria by Israel. The Syrian government has repeatedly accused Israel of aiding the rebels near the Golan Heights. In September, Israeli warplanes hit a military position near the Mediterranean coast in western Syria, killing two soldiers and causing material damage. Lire la suite »

Google applies machine learning to make its Sheets spreadsheet software smarter

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Google first offered machine-learning powered data insights with the Explore feature it added past year. Again, these suggestions are powered by machine learning. Using machine intelligence, Sheets provides full formula suggestions to you based on contextual clues from your spreadsheet data. Google designed this to help teams save time and get answers more intuitively. Lire la suite »

Vers un nouveau bouclier anti-crise pour la zone euro

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La Commission souhaite dégager, dans le prochain cadre financier pluriannuel, après 2020, une série de lignes budgétaires pour une zone euro plus stable. " Personne n'aime le paquet (de propositions) de la Commission, mais personne ne sera assez courageux pour le dire ", faisait observer une source citée par l'AFP. Lire la suite »

PUBG's desert map is called Miramar, full details revealed

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has spent the last several weeks teasing screens of its incoming desert map , and is set to showcase its first in-game footage at The Game Awards tomorrow. Once a tourist destination featuring the largest casino in the region, Pecado continues to thrill players to this day with its mix of high-value loot and unsafe sightlines. Lire la suite »

Putin declares 'complete victory' on both banks of Euphrates in Syria

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It says Russian Federation carried out the strikes, in support of US-backed, Kurdish-led forces driving to capture IS territory on the Euphrates River. Putin also said it was important to establish the Congress of Syrian Peoples, a proposed peace conference that Russian Federation has offered to host, which would lead to the preparation of a new constitution and then presidential and parliamentary elections. Lire la suite »

Mozilla files counter suit against Yahoo & Oath

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Mozilla has responded to a lawsuit from Yahoo Holding and Oath for improper termination of the agreement make Yahoo the default search engine in Firefox by filing a cross complaint for breach of contract. While Mozilla emphasizes that the decision to replace Yahoo with Google was exclusively taken to improve the customer experience with the new version of the web browser, Yahoo has knocked the court's door with the hope of saving its limited customer base through the web browser. Lire la suite »