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People State to refuse broadband plan 'rescue'
Author: 0 State to refuse broadband plan 'rescue'

It was anticipated that EIR would win the state contract given that they are the largest broadband provider in the state. "We remain supportive of the Government's policy objective to bring high-speed broadband to all homes and businesses across Ireland, and our current unrivalled investment in fibre technology is progressing very well and we are delivering high-speed broadband to more and more customers every day".

People United Arab Emirates opens world's longest zip line
Author: 0 United Arab Emirates opens world's longest zip line

A zip wire nearly two miles in length - the longest in the world - has opened in the United Arab Emirates. The line is part of a multi-million dollar tourism project and is called "The Jebel Jais Flight". Once completed, adrenaline junkies will finish their flight on a jaw-dropping suspended landing platform. "We anticipate the attraction accommodating a rider every five minutes on the two zip lines, equating to approximately 200 people per day, and around 100,000 per year", explained Jorge ...

People Comey Tweets About 'Weasels and Liars' and Joe McCarthy
Author: 0 Comey Tweets About 'Weasels and Liars' and Joe McCarthy

President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been attacking the FBI for its investigation into potential ties between Russian Federation and Mr Trump's 2016 campaign. Trump is poised to release the memo this week, despite the Department of Justice's requests to halt its release. White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said on CNN's "New Day" Monday that releasing the memo could "send a message of accountability" in the USA intelligence community.

People Yoga instructor accused of purposely killing twin sister in crash acquitted
Author: 0 Yoga instructor accused of purposely killing twin sister in crash acquitted

The judge also stated that "the first thing" prosecutors needed to prove was that Alexandria had caused her sister's death - not the other way around. Of note, following the crash, the surviving sister turned up at Bailey's home wearing her deceased sister's dress, where she asked her sister's boyfriend to help wash her hair.

People Temptations singer Dennis Edwards dead at 74
Author: 0 Temptations singer Dennis Edwards dead at 74

Rowetta also expressed her sadness at Edwards' death, tweeting: "This is really sad news". Edwards, was born February 3rd, 1932 in Birmingham, Alabama. From 1968 to 1977, Edwards' grittier tone and tendency to sing more about the social issues facing the country at the time took the band in a new direction.

People DC area dog adopted from City Dogs Rescue participating in Puppy Bowl
Author: 0 DC area dog adopted from City Dogs Rescue participating in Puppy Bowl

Morris (the producer) told Vanity Fair that Schachner had to step in during filming to give a call "reminding all the puppies that Morris is, in fact, not a chew toy, but actually a puppy, and shouldn't be treated as a chew toy". Viewers themselves can adopt the very puppies they see on television by logging into the official Animal Planet website to contact their respective shelters.

People Starbucks launches its own rewards credit card
Author: 0 Starbucks launches its own rewards credit card

When Starbucks announced a major change to its rewards program back in 2016, there was some grumbling among fans that earning the freebies and other perks would be more hard and more expensive. Cardholders will be enrolled into the Starbucks rewards program. The most prized possession in a die-hard Starbucks fan's wallet is the personalized Gold Card, the shiny and name-engraved Rewards card that members get once they reach 300 Stars (that's points in Starbucks lingo).

People Protection extended for 7000 Syrian refugees living in US
Author: 0 Protection extended for 7000 Syrian refugees living in US

The Trump administration recently extended TPS for nationals of El Salvador - but for the last time. The ruling will only apply to Syrians who entered the United States in 2016 or earlier. The US government has stripped similar protection from some 200,000 Salvadorans, 59,000 Haitians and 5,300 Nicaraguans-some of whom had been in the country for decades.

People Police on high alert for drunk driving during Super Bowl
Author: 0 Police on high alert for drunk driving during Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most risky days to be on the roads in CT, state police said. "This is fair warning: make the right decision, drive sober or be prepared to face the consequences". "Illinois State Police District 7 wishes everyone a safe weekend", said Dickey. They also responded to two alcohol-related crashes, that resulted in two deaths.

People Finsbury Park mosque attacker sentenced to life in prison
Author: 0 Finsbury Park mosque attacker sentenced to life in prison

The mayor was identified by loner Osborne during his trial when he told the court that counting Mr Khan among the victims would have been "like a lottery win". "In short you allowed your mind to be poisoned by those who claimed to be leaders". During the trial, the lead prosecutor said Osborne had been "brainwashed" into Islamophobia after watching a BBC drama about an underage sex grooming gang run by Muslim men in Rochdale, Manchester.

People Theresa May promises Brexit transition deal will be done in 7 weeks
Author: 0 Theresa May promises Brexit transition deal will be done in 7 weeks

She hailed the work on gender equality of the co-founder and chair of Alibaba, Jack Ma, who is believed to be China's richest man, who she met at the forum. While the PM has been away, her ministers have been squabbling over the leaked impact assessments that predicted the negative economic effects of Brexit would far outweigh the positives from new trade deals with other global economies.

People Texas Executes Inmate for Murdering Daughters in Killings Wife Heard on Phone
Author: 0 Texas Executes Inmate for Murdering Daughters in Killings Wife Heard on Phone

See y'all later". He closed his eyes after a minute or two he opened them again and said, "Am I still alive?" He then said, 'Oh, I feel it, ' before gasping twice and snoring. A fully loaded revolver was found in his truck and more than a dozen firearms were recovered from his apartment. According to prosecutors, Battaglia became enraged that his estranged wife, Mary Jane Pearle, notified police about his harassment and he used the visit with their daughters to act on his anger.

Author: 0 Trump talks to South Korean president on trade, human rights in North

During that speech , the president called Kim Jong Un "depraved" and told the world that North Korea's pursuit of nuclear missiles could "soon threaten" the usa mainland. The last time North Korea sent a big delegation to South Korea was for the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon. Current President Moon Jae In's effort is smaller in scope, but an important variable that should be acknowledged and cautiously (and conditionally) supported.

People Leftists slam rearrest of NDF consultant over 'trumped-up charges'
Author: 0 Leftists slam rearrest of NDF consultant over 'trumped-up charges'

The police added they also confiscated two caliber-45 pistols, with 14 ammunition and two magazines. Baylosis was arrested with Guillermo Roque, an alleged New People's Army (NPA) member. Jalandoni said the President should be blamed for "trampling" on the peace agreement. Peace negotiations aimed at ending nearly five decades of communist insurgency in the country stalled when Duterte accused the rebels of continuing attacks in the provinces.

People U.S. bans weapons export, defence services to South Sudan
Author: 0 U.S. bans weapons export, defence services to South Sudan

In March past year, a United Nations panel of experts called for an arms embargo on South Sudan after it emerged that its government was spending oil revenue on weapons as its citizens faced starvation. "I urge my fellow Council members to support an arms embargo". The African Union on Monday said it was open to imposing sanctions on leaders violating ceasefires in South Sudan, joining a chorus of officials who say those prolonging the conflict must be punished.

People Kenyan lawyer Miguna Miguna arrested over Raila's swearing in ceremony
Author: 0 Kenyan lawyer Miguna Miguna arrested over Raila's swearing in ceremony

Three of the country's main private television channels had their live feeds of the event cut or blocked, but the country's High Court allowed them to temporarily resume service on Thursday. There is no sign the government will comply with the court ruling, the BBC's Gladys Kigo reports from Nairobi . Interior Minister Fred Matiang'i accused media organizations of facilitating Odinga's "illegal act", which he said put the lives of thousands of Kenyans at risk.

People 5 talking points before England face Italy
Author: 0 5 talking points before England face Italy

The Stadio Olimpico showdown on Sunday will be the first time the rugby league convert, who won two caps for the British and Irish Lions last summer, has played since October. No. 8s Billy Vunipola and Nathan Hughes are out injured and flanker James Haskell is suspended, but Jones was still able to pick a very strong side captained by Dylan Hartley .

People France sends more police to Calais after migrant gunfight
Author: 0 France sends more police to Calais after migrant gunfight

More than 13 more people were wounded due to blows from iron bars. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb urgently flew to Calais to voice his support for the police and discuss the situation with the local authorities. The second fight broke out at an industrial estate around three miles away. Many are young men. Around 500 migrants still live in the area, according to authorities, though charity groups put the figure closer to 800.

People 90 migrants feared to have drowned off Libya
Author: 0 90 migrants feared to have drowned off Libya

Migrants who are caught trying to cross to Italy are put in severely overcrowded detention centres authorised by the interior ministry. The EU had reached a deal previous year to help Libyan coastguard officials in stopping boats carrying migrants and refugees to Italy.

People NOLA native Greg Monroe spurns Pels for Celtics
Author: 0 NOLA native Greg Monroe spurns Pels for Celtics

That gave Boston a leg up on every other salary cap-strapped contender competing for Monroe's services. He is a skilled offensive player and strong rebounder, having averaged 13.9 points and 8.7 rebounds over eight seasons. But the Celtics, thanks to the $8.4 million disabled player exception they received after losing Gordon Hayward to injury on the first night of the season, had not only more money to offer, but a better chance of reaching the NBA Finals.

People Smoking Driver Hits Crowd In Shanghai After Accidentally Igniting Van
Author: 0 Smoking Driver Hits Crowd In Shanghai After Accidentally Igniting Van

Disturbing videos of the incident surfaced on social media, showing several people sprawled motionless on the sidewalk and smoke billowing from inside the auto. A terror attack was speculated because terrorists have resorted to driving vehicles into crowds of people. The driver is now in a coma and was the only person seriously hurt in the incident, the Shanghai city government press office said.

People 6 more weeks of winter?
Author: 0 6 more weeks of winter?

The Weather Network says that according to folklore, if a groundhog sees its shadow, it will return to its burrow, indicating six more weeks of winter. Thousands of people gathered overnight to await the forecast, bundled up against the cold and entertained by folk music and a fireworks display, with temperatures around 11 degrees (minus-12 Celsius).

People Protests Against Compulsory Hijab Continue, Iran Police Arrests 29 Girls
Author: 0 Protests Against Compulsory Hijab Continue, Iran Police Arrests 29 Girls

Since Monday, Iranian women took off their headscarves and waved them on sticks, in protest at laws that make it obligatory for women to wear the Muslim hijab. To campaign against the obligatory wearing of headscarves, Ms Alinejad previous year encouraged women to take videos or photos of themselves wearing white and upload them on social media with the hashtag #whitewednesdays .

People S Africa's Zuma faces new no-confidence vote
Author: 0 S Africa's Zuma faces new no-confidence vote

The parliament has scheduled a motion of no-confidence against the president for 22 February. "The determination had taken into account the programme of the National Assembly‚ including the State of the Nation Address‚ debate on the Address‚ the President's reply to the debate and the tabling of the national budget on February 21".

People Maldives capital quiet after political clashes
Author: 0 Maldives capital quiet after political clashes

Nasheed, had been the first President to be democratically elected through the elections in the country, but he was thrown into jail with the charges of terrorism. Every time the opposition tried to play a hand, Mr Yameen stopped them in their tracks. Yameen took over as the president after winning a controversial runoff against Nasheed.

People The great balancing act by Jaitley on social and fiscal fronts
Author: 0 The great balancing act by Jaitley on social and fiscal fronts

He announced a minimum support price for all the notified Kharif crops which will be 1.5 times the input cost. There is also a proposal to on-board public sector banks and corporates on Trade Electronic Receivable Discounting System (TReDS) platform and link it to Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN).

People Murtaza Abbasi Condoles Death Of Sindh Minister
Author: 0 Murtaza Abbasi Condoles Death Of Sindh Minister

Later, the domestic servants and family members broke down the bedroom door, which was apparently locked from inside. Bijarani's body was moved from Sukkur to his ancestral town Kurrampur in Kashmore District in the form of a procession. Bijarani was born on July 10, 1946, in Karampur, Sindh , and belonged to a family that was prominent in the PPP as well as Sindh politics. He completed his Bachelors from National College Karachi , and LLB from Sindh Muslim Law College and Masters in ...

People Selena Gomez receives treatment for depression, anxiety
Author: 0 Selena Gomez receives treatment for depression, anxiety

She wants to go again later this year'. "She felt like she needed to get away and focus on herself with no distractions..." According to The Blast , Selena stayed on-site for the duration of the course, which saw her enjoy Pilates and meditation, while also focusing on therapy and eating healthy meals.

People Trump Breaks Nearly All Applause Records on State of the Union Addresses
Author: 0 Trump Breaks Nearly All Applause Records on State of the Union Addresses

Obama's first State of the Union in 2010 had 48 million viewers, while his address to a joint session to Congress in February 2009, a sort of pseudo-State of the Union, had 52.4 million viewers. Still, Fox News' audience made it the highest-rated State of the Union address for an individual network in cable news history, Variety reported .

Author: 0 Antonio Conte: I'm staying at Chelsea until the end of my contract

Chelsea's title defence is nearly over after Wednesday's surprise 3-0 loss at home to Bournemouth left the Londoners 18 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City. "But from the start of the season, I we remember our defeat after Burnley, there was a lot of speculation about my sacking". As per The Standard , Italy Football Federation (FIGC) president Fabbricini believes Conte is "eager" to become manager of the Azzurri once again.

People MI congressman on Amtrak train that collided with garbage truck
Author: 0 MI congressman on Amtrak train that collided with garbage truck

The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a formal investigation to find out what happened. Aides say U.S. Sen. House and Senate Republicans were on their way to West Virginia for a joint party retreat to sketch out their legislative agenda for 2018.