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FCC Chair Ajit Pai investigated for Sinclair ties, lawmakers say

“I am particularly concerned about reports that Chairman Pai may have coordinated with Sinclair to time a series of Commission actions to benefit the company. I am grateful to the FCC's Inspector General that he has decided to take up this important ...  

Wall Street Journal

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal
Reuters - Feb 12, 2018

Feb 12 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. - Comcast Corp is contemplating reviving its pursuit of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc after ...  

New York Times

Senate Leaders Reach Deal to Raise Spending Over Two Years

New York TimesNew York Times - Feb 7, 2018
WASHINGTON — Senate leaders, disregarding President Trump's threats to shut down the government, struck a far-reaching agreement on Wednesday that would add hundreds of billions of dollars to military and domestic programs over the next two years ...  

Los Angeles Times

LA County attorneys who represent indigent clients in criminal court protest their new boss

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Feb 12, 2018
Deputy Public Defenders Jan Datomi, left, and Susan Roe hold up signs at a rally in opposition of their new interim boss, Nicole Davis Tinkham, who they and other lawyers in the office say is unqualified for the appointment. (Al Seib / Los Angeles ...  

Washington Post

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has invited South Korea's Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang

Washington PostWashington Post - Feb 10, 2018
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, in the latest sign of rapidly warming relations between the estranged neighbors, triggered by the Olympic Games. The ...  

New York Daily News

Flu kills third child in NYC this winter

New York Daily NewsNew York Daily News - Feb 10, 2018
A third child has died of the flu this winter season, the city Health Department confirmed. (FatCamera/Getty Images). BY Jillian Jorgensen Graham Rayman. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:05 PM. A third child has died of the flu this ...  

Chicago Tribune

Israel hits targets in Syria, F-16 shot down

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Feb 10, 2018
The remains of an Israel F-16 that crashed in a northern Israeli kibbutz after coming under fire by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during attacks against "Iranian targets" in Syria on Feb. 10, 2018. (Jack Guez / AFP/Getty Images). Aron Heller and Sarah El ...  

New York Post

#MeToo-supporting politician accused of groping male staffer

New York PostNew York Post - Feb 9, 2018
A California politician — who has been a vocal supporter of the Me Too movement — is reportedly under investigation after a former male staffer accused her of groping him. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia allegedly cornered the then-25-year-old staffer ...  

The Guardian

Robert Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump

The GuardianThe Guardian - Feb 16, 2018
55 Savushkina Street, St Petersburg, said to be the headquarters of Russia's 'troll army'. Photograph: Shaun Walker for the Guardian. One defendant, Irina Kaverzina, is accused of admitting her involvement in the operation and a subsequent coverup in ...  

Daily Telegraph

Barnaby Joyce and his secret lover Vikki Campion worked closely together against ministers' code

Daily TelegraphDaily Telegraph - Feb 15, 2018
As Mr Joyce yesterday pleaded with nervous colleagues for more time for the scandal to blow over, The Daily Telegraph discovered that Ms Campion continued to assist him with media events last June, August and September while in the employ of other ...  

Daily Mirror

UNP must undergo drastic changes soon: Sujeewa

Daily MirrorDaily Mirror - Feb 17, 2018
There is no truth in the reports that I have decided to join other parties,” he told Daily Mirror. The state minister said after a meeting with the UNP MPs, they had informed party Leader and Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe about the need for ...  

Daily Star

Arsenal icon Patrick Viera identifies Arsene Wenger's GLARING weakness in shock interview

Daily StarDaily Star - Feb 15, 2018
ARSENAL legend Patrick Viera appeared to hit the nail on the head while speaking about former boss Arsene Wenger's managerial strengths and weaknesses. 0. By George Mills / Published 15th February 2018. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0 ...  

Sunday Mirror

Voice of the Sunday Mirror: End these fat profits for fatcats

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Feb 11, 2018
It is accepted across the political spectrum that certain public services should not be privatised – the NHS, the police, the fire service and the BBC. Yet if you want to get a Tory frothing at the mouth suggest that transport and public utilities ...  

Jerusalem Post

Number of Meretz leadership candidates surpasses its MKs

The Jerusalem PostThe Jerusalem Post - Feb 8, 2018
Green Israel · Community · InnovativeResearch · InternationalCooperation · KklJnfWorldWide · PeopleAndTheEnvironment · Tours And Events In Nature · Water ForIsrael · International news · The Jerusalem Post - Israel News. February 09 2018. |. Shevat, 24 ...  


Netanyahu: Annexation of West Bank Settlements Being Discussed With US

HaaretzHaaretz - Feb 12, 2018
A senior Israeli official told Haaretz that Netanyahu "did not present the U.S. with any specific annexation proposal; the U.S. would have objected to such proposals anyway. Israel did update the U.S. with different legislative initiatives and the ...  

Le Monde Diplomatique

No More Tuna for Japan's Sushi?

The Nation.The Nation. - Feb 8, 2018
This essay continues our exclusive collaboration with Le Monde Diplomatique, monthly publishing jointly commissioned and shared articles, both in print and online. To subscribe to LMD, go to mondediplo.com/subscribe. Iki (population 27,000), in the Sea ...  

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Ford has applied for German banking licence due to Brexit

ReutersReuters - Feb 8, 2018
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. carmaker Ford (F.N) has applied for a banking licence in Germany to ensure its car financing business can continue on the continent once Britain leaves the European Union, a German newspaper said. FILE PHOTO - A sign of Ford ...  


Why Trump's 'enemy of the people' bluster can't be compared to Stalin's savage rule

Washington PostWashington Post - Jan 16, 2018
Joseph Stalin was a newspaper man, though not quite in the mold of Horace Greeley or Hildy Johnson or Ben Bradlee. When Czar Nicholas II was overthrown in March 1917, Stalin came back from his Siberian banishment and took over as editor of Pravda. He ...  

Consumer Reports

Patients Getting Stuck With Big Bills After ER Visits
ConsumerReports.org - Feb 9, 2018

"It shifts the burden to consumers to self-diagnose, then appeal if they are denied coverage,” says Betsy Imholz, special projects director for Consumers Union, the advocacy division of Consumer Reports. To make matters worse, “most people don't even ...  

Harvard Business Review

The False Choice Between Automation and Jobs

Harvard Business ReviewHarvard Business Review - Feb 5, 2018
We live in a world where productivity, a key pillar of long-term economic growth, has crumbled. In the United States, Europe, and other advanced economies, productivity growth has slowed so drastically in the past decade that economists debate whether ...  

Financial Times

France and Germany join calls for global bitcoin clampdown

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Feb 9, 2018
France and Germany's finance ministers and most senior central bankers have joined the chorus of politicians and regulators calling for a coordinated clampdown on bitcoin and other virtual currencies. In a letter to fellow G20 finance ministers, France ...  

Food Network Magazine

Cary kid competing to win $25K on Food Network

WRAL.comWRAL.com - Jan 30, 2018
Aditya Pillutla, a 12-year-old from Cary, is among the tweens and teens showing off their baking chops and vying for the top prize - $25,000, a feature in Food Network Magazine and the title of Kids Baking Champion. The 10-episode show premiered this ...  

Entertainment Weekly

How Treasure Island, The Big Lebowski, and Heat inspired Solo: A Star Wars Story

EW.comEW.com - Feb 12, 2018
To read more on Solo: A Star Wars Story, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands now, or buy it here. Don't forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. Join me, son, and together we will rule the galaxy ...  

Us Weekly

Kristin Cavallari Is Getting Her Own Reality Show: Details!
Us Weekly - Feb 9, 2018

The rest is being written! Kristin Cavallari has landed her own reality TV show, a source confirms to Us Weekly. Reality TV's Breakout Stars. “They are filming a reality show and started last week. It focuses on her life in Nashville and the store that ...  

National Enquirer

Katie Couric Is Out For Hoda Kotb's Job On 'Today' Show!

The National EnquirerThe National Enquirer - Feb 10, 2018
Katie Couric returned to NBC to cover the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics — prompting industry insiders to claim the ambitious ex-anchor is determined to replace Hoda Kotb and regain her former morning show glory!  

Ok Magazine

Jordin Sparks Says New Music Is Different Than Her 'American Idol' Days

OK MagazineOK Magazine - Feb 12, 2018
Jordin Sparks is back in the studio! The former American Idol star dished all the details on her new music and how it differs from her previous work to OKMagazine.com exclusively. “I remember with that first album after I won [American Idol], it was so ...  

Elle Magazine

Nina Garcia Is Back at Elle: How Much Has Changed?

The Business of FashionThe Business of Fashion - Feb 8, 2018
NEW YORK, United States — For Nina Garcia, Elle magazine is the one that got away. “You know the boyfriend that you are always pining for, [thinking] what would it have been like had I stayed?” she told BoF last week. Garcia was in her office on the ...  


7 Things to Know About Being a Professional Exorcist

Cosmopolitan.comCosmopolitan.com - Feb 7, 2018
When most people hear the word "exorcist," they tend to think of the movie of the same name, particularly the parts where Linda Blair is walking backwards down the stairs or throwing up green goo. No one knows this better than Rachel Stavis, a Los ...  

Marie Claire Magazine

Cleveland made Bunny Paige Jewelry to show at New York Fashion Week (photos)

cleveland.com (blog)cleveland.com (blog) - Feb 9, 2018
They hit it off and the pair have since worked on several projects including assisting on some Marie Claire magazine cover shoots. Houseman is currently the director of emerging technology and Tatum heads up the Midwest and western U.S. sales and ...  


LL Bean's Legendary Return Policy Is No More

GQ MagazineGQ Magazine - Feb 9, 2018
Nothing in life is guaranteed—not even products bought from longtime Maine-based outdoor retailer L.L. Bean. In a Facebook post today, the brand announced it is doing away with its legendary “lifetime” return policy today, which allowed customers to ...  

Vogue Magazine

Palestinian-origin Instagram stars Simi and Haze are doing NYFW in style

Arab NewsArab News - Feb 11, 2018
Vogue magazine even commented on the pair's daring beauty look, describing their eye make-up as a 'game-changing.' (Photo courtesy: Twitter). Related Articles. #MeToo fashion show opens with angel wing models, pig-faced men · Fashion show spotlights ...  

Harpers Bazaar

Jennifer Garner lands star role in Lena Dunham's new show

HarpersBAZAAR.comHarpersBAZAAR.com - Feb 9, 2018
Jennifer Garner will star in Lena Dunham's new comedy TV show, Camping. Dunham will be joined by producer and her long-standing collaborator Jenni Konner, marking the first time that the two have created new TV material since Girls. Based on the 2016 ...  

National Geographic Magazine

The Mind-controlling Molecules of Wasp Venom Could Help Future Parkinson's Research

National GeographicNational Geographic - Feb 8, 2018
The November issue of National Geographic magazine investigates the secret lives of these creatures and the lessons they hold about evolution and behavior in the natural world. Images by photographer Anand Varma show the fate of some of the parasites ...  

Sports Illustrated

PyeongChang Olympics Medal Count: Norway Leads, USA Adds Snowboarding Medals After Day 4

Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated - Feb 13, 2018
Sports Illustrated editor Richard Demak noted that with the Dutch gold in the 1,500 meters, all of the men's titles in the sport have been held by athletes from one country. The last time that happened was in 1980, when American Eric Heiden won gold in ...  

Sports Weekly

Boston College Olympic Sports Weekly Update

BC InterruptionBC Interruption - Feb 14, 2018
The men's and women's swim teams capped of their regular seasons over the weekend, taking part in the Boston Winter Open hosted by BU. Facing the team from Northeastern along with Boston University, a number of Eagles had strong showings. With the ...  

The Economist

America's extraordinary economic gamble
The Economist - Feb 8, 2018

VOLATILITY is back. A long spell of calm, in which America's stockmarket rose steadily without a big sell-off, ended abruptly this week. The catalyst was a report released on February 2nd showing that wage growth in America had accelerated. The S&P 500 ...  

Der Spiegel

German magazine Der Spiegel shows Trump as devolved man in 'March of Progress' spoof

The Hill (blog)The Hill (blog) - Jan 14, 2018
The German magazine Der Spiegel mocked President Trump Donald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: 'We have a Napoleon ...  

India Today

2018 Winter Olympics: Luger Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th in final run of his career

India TodayIndia Today - Feb 11, 2018
India's winter sports poster boy Shiva Keshavan on Sunday brought the curtains down on his over two-decade long international career with a 34th-place finish in the men's luge singles event of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Taking part in his ...  


How Hedge Funds (Secretly) Get Their Way in Washington

BloombergBloomberg - Jan 25, 2018
But interviewing insiders and scouring public records, Bloomberg Businessweek identified six major influence campaigns waged on behalf of investors in a particular stock or bond since 2006. DCI, it turns out, coordinated all six. The campaigns are ...  


Roses, Hearts and Colliding Stars: The Best Romantic Space Pictures to Share This Valentine's Day

NewsweekNewsweek - Feb 14, 2018
Space is unimaginably vast, ancient and—romantic, it turns out. Why be content with earthly flowers when space has built them with stars? Instead of chocolates, send your loved one a picture of the loveliest nebulae our galaxy has to offer. Newsweek ...  

Time Magazine

Vietnam vet photo on commemorative issue of Time Magazine

Brunswick NewsBrunswick News - Feb 14, 2018
His story: A commemorative issue of Time Magazine has made it difficult for Mike Landrum to bury memories from his service in Vietnam. His photo is on the cover of a commemorative issue dedicated to the year 1968, described as “the year that shaped a ...  

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