The Cornishman
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Autocar
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Suggestions that there would be no replacement for the current Focus RS appear wide of the mark: Ford sources suggest there may be “at least one more” version of the highly rated 165mph sports hatch in the company’s armoury. Ford chief Farley is known to be keen on such models, which he says do much to boost the image and desirability of the whole Ford range. Inside, the new Focus will be more carefully packaged than ever, to offer enhanced passenger space in key areas even though it is no bigger externally. The décor will be simpler and more stylish: the company’s designers privately admit they “overdelivered” on dashboard complexity in recent Fiesta and Focus cabins. The fascia, in particular, will be simpler and less claustrophobic, with more functions activated via a prominent central touch-screen. Ford is still deciding launch details for its fourth-generation Focus.
Politico
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In the past, Trump has proved to be easily baited into diversions and Democrats are carefully planning who to bring as guests, with preliminary talk of filling the galleries with those impacted by Trump’s early actions, such as Muslim refugees and immigrants who came here illegally and later contributed to American society, Democratic congressional aides said. Amid talk of White House stumbles, chaos and resets, Conway pitched the speech as a chance to take a breath for those judging Trump’s presidency after a fraction of a first term. “The last three consecutive presidents were elected to two terms,” she said. “Most Americans have decided that four years is not enough for a president to deliver on his promises and policies so four weeks is certainly not enough time by which to judge the success of one’s presidency.”
Sky News
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Conservatives used to say that prison works, now they hope to reform those caught in the cycle of crime. I'm joined by the Shadow Justice Secretary, Richard Burgon. Welcome. A lot of proposals coming out of the Ministry of Justice today. What do you make of them? The bill is about to be published today and we will be scrutinising it carefully. My fear is that this prison built will not solve the prison crisis that has developed in our prisons since 2010.
Scunthorpe Telegraph
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DRIVERS are being warned to drive carefully in dangerous conditions today as Storm Doris sweeps across the UK. Yesterday the Met Office issued an Amber warning from 8.05am this morning (Thursday, February 23) to 8pm this evening. Civil engineer 'was brave until very end' New research from motoring experts Confused.com reveals on in 10 (10 per cent) British motorists avoid the roads in cold weather conditions. And with nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of drivers have an accident or near-miss...
Washingtons Blog
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Yes, that's the guy. Both work for the Clinton ethnics/emigres. Damn Dirty Nationalist Has nationalist hatred so permeated society that even an open coup involving intelligence groups is tolerated? How you feel about that question is a litmus test on your view of nationalist fascism or American democracy. Read the following carefully. Is this Trump's reaction to criticism? Are these pompous statements what you would expect from someone leaning toward a dictatorship? Never before in all our history have these forces been so united against one candidate as they stand today. They are unanimous in their hate for me-and I welcome their hatred. I should like to have it said of my first Administration that in it the forces of selfishness and of lust for power met their match. I should like to have it said of my second Administration that in it these forces met their master.
Western Daily Press
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A 19th century time capsule has been discovered inside a block of stone.Stonemason James Whiting was sawing the reclaimed block of Hamstone to prepare it for carving when he found a secret chamber containing a bottle.Mr Whiting was working at Castle Reclamation in Martock, near Yeovil.He said: I tried to get the bottle out very carefully and looked inside.There was a newspaper inside. Most of it was damaged, but some parts you could still read.READ MORE: Body found in woodland...
Mind Shift
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“We have the luxury of having designed our entire program around the needs of this group that is often forgotten about or underserved in schools where multiple priorities exist.” Teachers tailor instruction to many different academic levels, but they also need to reach students who speak many different languages. In any given year at SFIHS, students speak between 17-24 different languages, which teachers see as an asset to their teaching. Almost all work is done in groups that are carefully crafted by teachers. “Where they sit in the classroom is super important,” said Heather Heistand, an English teacher at SFIHS. “My goal with heterogeneous groups is to make sure that there is at least one speaker of a different language in each group.” She also tries to make sure every group has a leader, someone whose academic and language skills are strong enough to direct the group through the task.
The Iran Project
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Take the Trump administration’s recent threats against Iran. The Iranian public does not seem particularly alarmed. These are threats that it has heard a thousand times before. The more fatalist among them shrug and say, “God does what God wills.” But the more combative say, “Let them come and get a taste of us. Iran isnt Iraq or Afghanistan.” The group that is driven to despair by Trumps threats is the small minority of intellectuals in and out of Iran. They are concerned that a fight between Iran and the U.S. can only end in Iran’s defeat and destruction. This view, it seems to me, is born of their vantage point. That is, if they get off of their knees and look carefully, they might be able to see a better and broader vista. Two short essays that were recently published in the liberal LobeLog are representative of the alarmist interpretations of the present situation.
Politico
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MacRumors
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ColorWare , a company that custom paints Apple products, today announced that it is now accepting orders for Apple's AirPods, which can be purchased from the site in range of different colors. For 289, a 130 premium over the 159 price of the AirPods, ColorWare will paint them in one of 58 different shades, from solids to metallics in every color of the rainbow. A deep glossy black is also an option, giving customers who have been wanting a "Jet Black" set of AirPods a way to get it. Each AirPod can be painted in a different shade, and for an extra 30, ColorWare will also paint the AirPod Charging Case. Along with a custom color, users can also choose a matte or gloss finish, for a set of AirPods that are totally unique. To paint various products, ColorWare fully disassembles them and carefully custom paints each individual component.
Mashable
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Pro tip: If you're going to text your bro about going to a girl's dorm to hook up, triple check to make sure you're not sending that text to the girl you think you're hooking up with instead. Chances are, that hook up will be null and void. This guy learned the hard way when he made his intentions very, very clear to his buddy, but problem is, it wasn't his buddy who saw his plan. SEE ALSO: Twitter's new anti-abuse measure stops notifications for threads started by people you've blocked Twitter user tired girl posted these texts between her and a guy she goes to school with: pic.twitter.com/YuiCja8J9L tired girl (@killermarecat) February 20, 2017 Read more... More about Sex , Fail , Twitter , Watercooler , and Watercooler
STV
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They will have to consider very carefully whether it is enough because producing good news is quite an expensive process. there were all those critics who said that BBC Scotland was not capable of producing an hour-long news programme and it did not have the journalists and it was technically too difficult. That issue is now entirely resolved and I have every confidence that journalists at BBC Scotland will produce a terrific product.
Sky News
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The question was raised as to why the money was not carefully monitored, because there are all sorts of issues about this man and how much was known of his alleged innocence or not. And Jack Straw gave a slightly ambiguous interview on the BBC this morning, saying that he was careful never to say on the record that he believed he was fully innocent.
The Huffington Post
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Worldwide, it earned more than $1 billion, making it one of the most-watched animated films of all time. And on Sunday, at the 89th annual Academy Awards , it will be the front-runner for Best Animated Feature . At a time when American adults movie-viewing habits are becoming increasingly segmented, those of their children have not. Expensive animated kids films like Zootopia, so carefully crafted and optimized by their creators, are released less frequently, but have shown a more consistent ability to capture their audiences. In the last two years alone, six animated childrens filmsZootopia, Finding Dory, The Secret Life of Pets, Sing, Inside Out and Minions ― have been among the top 10 domestic box-office performers. These films can be discounted at the Oscarssiloed into their own categories ― but their influence should not be.
BBC Parliament
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This is not what our edlederly people deserve. They deserve dignity, they have given much to society -- elderly. Our society should be looking after its elderly. I plead with you. I listened with you carefully. I listened very carefully I do think you are listening and do your best. Please do your best.
BBC Parliament
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I know there will be some people who say - they would say that, wouldn't they, they want extra money? They may just be right. There may be those demands on service provision that can't be met by the funding settlement that has been agreed to. All I would say to the Secretary of State and the Minister is, please think very carefully when the position comes for decisions to to be made about the scheme for 100% business rate retention and extra £11 to £13 billion that are going to be allocated.
BBC News 24
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It is considered reasonable to expect you to leave the UK... But Caroline and Carlos do now have a chance because the Home Office agreed to day to carefully consider what the Supreme Court had said about how the rules are unlawful because they don't pay enough attention to the best interests of children.
BBC News 24
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It is considered reasonable to expect you to leave the UK... But Caroline and Carlos do now have a chance because the Home Office agreed to day to carefully consider what the Supreme Court had said about how the rules are unlawful because they don't pay enough attention to the best interests of children.
BBC Parliament
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He will be interested to know of research conducted recently into shopping centres that showed that business rates were the single largest deterrent of foreign retailers establishing or expanding in the UK. Would he be willing to meet the researchers behind that report to discuss in the context of this review, what can be done to ensure the UK is an attractive destination for foreign retailers? I wondered to make sure that I am listening carefully to anyone, any business, an individual member of Parliament who has concerns to bring to me about the business rates system.
BBC Parliament
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He does make an important point and I do listen carefully to what he has to say, especially as chair of the select committee overseeing my department. Hopefully he will agree with me that the better care fund, as it comes in and starts to build up, will start making a bigger difference.
Sky News
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I'm no fashion expert, but she was an icon, and I'm sure she thought very carefully about what she wore in order to have the greatest impact. And certainly I saw the videos at her arrival at the London Lighthouse in that stunning red dress and the fact also that she wasn't wearing gloves, and that was so important as well that she was there able to touch people with HIV, the first person with profile who was prepared to take what was seen then to be a risk.
BBC News 24
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It is considered reasonable to expect you to leave the UK... But Caroline and Carlos do now have a chance because the Home Office agreed to day to carefully consider what the Supreme Court had said about how the rules are unlawful because they don't pay enough attention to the best interests of children.
BBC News 24
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It is considered reasonable to expect you to leave the UK... But Caroline and Carlos do now have a chance because the Home Office agreed to day to carefully consider It is considered reasonable to expect you to leave the UK... because they don't pay enough attention to the best interests of children.