The Herald - Rugby
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IF there is one thing worse than simply losing a match, it is suffering a defeat and losing a couple of your players into the bargain. There is no doubt that the injuries sustained against France which have ruled Greig Laidlaw and Josh Strauss out of the rest of the Six Nations Championship have come as a serious blow to the Scotland squad, with the loss of Laidlaw being doubly problematic as he was captain in addition to holding down a starting place.
Phys.Org
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BBC News 24
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Lasting longer across the north-east of the UK. Elsewhere, after a wild start, the winds remain strong but the sunshine should come out physically Acosta southern and western areas. -- to come out, particularly across southern and western areas.
Windows Blog
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BoingBoing
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BBC One Northern Ireland
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Feeling fresher. Temperatures 8-9°C. The rain returns, pushing northwards, continuing to do so right through the night. In fact, the Met office weather warning has been issued for that train. We could see some spot flooding. Once this clears, we could see some strong winds, courtesy of storm Doris, lasting through into Thursday.
The Sun Daily
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4 billion from 2006 to 2015." The cut and dry push back is followed by a bold challenge "to go to court and file the proper case against him." On day three, as I was leaving Manila, a Church-State clash seemed to loom over the "war on drugs". Dubbed a "show of force" involving the Catholic Church and the president, who had resolved to put to a test given his pointed promise: "When I said I'll stop criminality, I'll stop criminality. If I have to kill you, I will kill you. Personally, I had to act decisively. Let me just say there were things which I had to do because I had to do them." After all, to him this is a "war" where you kill or be killed. Duterte had somewhat anticipated the move when he successfully enlisted military support in what he called the "two main threats" – the "complex" problem of illegal drugs and terrorism. The Philippine Military Alumni Inc reportedly issued a manifesto supporting DU30's "initiatives, advocacies and decisions in the war against corruption – and criminality in general, most particularly against illegal drugs, heinous crimes and terrorism, (and) for his pursuit for lasting peace.
Politico
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McGahn, for his part, has always been proud of his bomb-throwing FEC legacy. “I think it was Gene Simmons from KISS who said, ‘There’s no such thing as bad publicity,’” he told the trade publication Campaigns Elections in 2013, a few months after leaving the agency. “I beat [good-government reformers] at their own game.” “The more they screamed, the more I knew I was doing the right thing,” he added. Years later, McGahn’s FEC tenure is instructive as he settles into his role as the White House counsel, advising President Trump on conflicts of interest, national security, executive orders, campaign finance, regulations and, most recently, Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch. McGahn took the lead in vetting Gorsuch and was the only staffer to sit in on Trump’s meeting with the judge in Trump Tower in mid-January, giving McGahn a leading role in perhaps the longest-lasting decision of Trump’s presidency.
The Northern Echo
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WORK is well underway on a lasting memorial to the only two brothers awarded Victoria Crosses during the First World War.
Bournemouth Daily Echo - Sport
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Antiwar.com News
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The Turkish military has issued a statement today confirming multiple attacks against Iraq's northern mountainous regions, targeting the ethnic Kurdish regions with hours of bombardments starting after midnight and lasting nearly until noon. As is so often the case in Turkish attacks against populated areas, Turkey's statement insisted that everyone killed was a combatant, this time claiming to have killed at least 34 people, all of them members of the Kurdish PKK, a faction against whom Turkey has been at war since the 1980s. Turkey resumed its war against the PKK last year, after a relatively stable period of ceasefire, which was meant to lead to peace talks. The peace talks never got far, however, and in the most recent election, President Erdogan restarted the war to try to curry favor with nationalists. Indeed, the whole reason there are PKK forces in northern Iraq is because under the terms of the ceasefire the armed factions moved into Iraqi Kurdistan pending negotiations.
Derby Telegraph
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Sky News
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There could be a tendency to backfire or cause lasting damage. We saw what happened with Robert Mugabe who had a state visit and Nicholas Ceausescu. Even Vladimir Putin. He has been a long, toasted as the UK's best friend at the time. You are illustrating the fact we have to do business with people less attractive than President Trump, but I do not think this will backfire.
BMW Blog
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BBC One Scotland
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James Forrest popping up on the left, than going for goal. Calmly done by Chalmers, back to Samsun. The lasting Motherwell needed was to go 3-0 down before the break. They were 4-0 down in the tawdry.
BBC News 24
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The lasting effects of testing are, sort of, forewarnings of what will happen if nuclear weapons are used again. Hello, it is getting towards the end of February, but it felt much more like spring this weekend than winter, and the reason is down to our wind direction. It has been coming off the Atlantic and it is very mild.
Phys.Org
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BBC Two Scotland
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The lasting Motherwell needed was to go 3-0 down. He can hit from there. Has scored plenty in a Celtic shirt. Baseball to Mousa Dembele. Could be in again. in again.
Collective Evolution
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It is about the depth of your connection. It’s about connecting with our whole selves. Sexual intimacy is a function of that relationship. It isnt just “something to do.” (Well, it can be. You can have regular, physical sex with anyone. But the satisfaction isnt long-lasting. In fact, it just tends to make you desire more because you just arent satisfied.) We Crave a Multi-Dimensional Experience What if instead, our first thought when we meet someone was, “Wow, what a great person,” or “I’d love to chat more with this person.” How different would that be? And then we chat. We do things together. I know it sounds very old-fashioned, but we start making connections in all kinds of aspects of who we are. Soon, we enjoy doing things together. We want to know their opinion. We want to share our day. We want to hear about theirs. And then perhaps it leads to getting sexually intimatemaybe.
Mondoweiss
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The family added that they had been given two weeks to carry out the demolition themselves, to avoid the exorbitant fees imposed by the municipality when their crews carry out home demolitions. The house is 65 square meters and was built seven years ago, according to the family. Though the Israeli Jerusalem municipality has said it receives a disproportionately low number of permit applications from Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem compared to the Jewish population, and that Palestinian applications see high approval ratings, procedures to apply for Israeli-issued building permits are lengthy, sometimes lasting for several years, while the application costs can reach up to 300,000 shekels ($79,180). As four out of five of Palestinians in East Jerusalem live under the poverty line, applying for these permits is nearly impossible.
Sputnik International
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The Economic Times
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India's only active volcano erupted in Jan: Scientists"The volcano was erupting in small episodes lasting about five to 10 minutes. During the daytime only ash clouds were observed," the statement said.
ScienceDaily
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BBC News 24
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In a speech lasting around an hour, he attacked the media, insisted the White House was running smoothly, and claimed he had inherited a big, big mess from the previous administration. And I've taken decisive action to keep radical Islamic terrorists the hell out of our country.