BBC News 24
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Iraqi forces have entered western districts of Mosul for the first time, as they fight to recapture the city from Islamic State militants. West Mosul is the last I-S stronghold in Iraq and a number of air strikes have taken place. It's thought that 160,000 people have fled their homes, but many more will follow. I guess one of the biggest challenges is knowing how many people we need to respond to, so we are preparing, pre-positioning our stocks in places where we believe people will flee to.
Sky News
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Lots of pre-Oscar party is taking place. One very important one that takes place each year is organised by the United talent agency. This year they decided to cancel it, usually £250,000 is spent on it, and they are donating that money now to refugees' charity.
Sky News
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And, Katie sent us this update from the Sunset Strip a little earlier. Usually, lots of pre- Oscar parties would be taking place right now. One important one is organised by the United talent agency. They have decided to cancel it, this year. The usually spend a quarter of £1 million on that party but they are donating it to refugee charities because it is a tribute to an Iranian filmmaker nominee, Asqar Fahadi.
BBC News 24
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.. Some people's houses are still standing, but even then the fighting has damaged their properties. But some people knowing how many people we need to respond to, so we are pre- positioning our stocks in places where we believe people will flee to and supporting families that have already been displaced. A number of people have already been displaced from the Mosul offensive and we are placing people in camps, as well as people who are returning to their villages, with water and blankets and food.
Channel 4
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And so we begin the series with a Formula One exclusive, as we meet a driver who will be hunting down Mercedes in 2017. Aussie ace Daniel Ricciardo finished third in the 2016 F1 World Championship behind Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton and was hailed as driver of the year by many experts. Ahead of pre-season testing we asked him about this season and last. I felt really good about the season and, you know, it was a season which I got back on the winners' column.
BBC News 24
9 hours
So a unilateral move from the UK side to say, well, actually, we'll just grant this, without any converse agreement for UK citizens, risks the whole thing being forgotten about and shoved away and uncertainty continuing for UK citizens. Whereas if we say nothing about it, if we leave it for the start of the negotiations, then I very much suspect it will be the first thing agreed and everybody will be happy but a pre-emptive move on this could disadvantage those of our own UK citizens who are in other European countries.
BBC Parliament
12 hours
So a unilateral move from the UK side to say, well, actually, we'll just grant this, without any converse agreement for UK citizens, risks the whole thing being forgotten about and shoved away and uncertainty continuing for UK citizens. Whereas if we say nothing about it, if we leave it for the start of the negotiations, then I very much suspect it will be the first thing agreed and everybody will be happy but a pre-emptive move on this could disadvantage those of our own UK citizens who are in other European countries.
Voice Of America
13 hours
They stay on board, monitoring their instruments, as pilots fly over pre-selected snowy mountains, and high, snowy mesas. They’re seeking accurate snow measurements, even when craggy peaks mean snow is at different levels in the peaks and the valleys. Even when trees and forests hide the snow. Get the data To fine-tune their airborne measurements, the SnowEx team will compare them with traditional snow pit data. SnowEx scientist Charles Gatabe says fitting it all together will require complex calculations, but at its hearts, the goal is simple: Get the data, look at the data, and say what the data is telling us. “There’s so many people dependent on snow,” he stresses, adding, “and given this changing climate, who knows what happens? So if we can get a very good handle how to predict, you know, the changing snow, and the changing climate, I think it’s going to benefit a lot of people.
Ars Technica
15 hours
The bodies of the bombs are made of PVC pipe, and they have tails made from badminton shuttlecocks. Another pic of the weaponised IS drone that was flying over us outside Al-Buseif this morning and was brought down by #Iraq forces pic.twitter.com/n5mW6DpJJnSara Hussein (@sarahussein) February 23, 2017 Anyone who's looked at buying a consumer drone would likely recognize the logo on the antenna atop the downed drone: it belongs to DJI, the Chinese company that manufactures the Phantom drone Ars' Lee Hutchinson flew (and crashed) in 2014 . The model used by IS in this case, however, is the Matrice 100 , an industrial drone built by DJI as a pre-built platform for drone developers and sold as part of a " Smarter Farming Kit ." Priced at $3,300 for sale in the US on its own and for $8,300 as a kit, the Matrice 100 is not exactly in the price range of most military drones.
The Economic Times
15 hours
NEW DELHI: Faculty of Management Studiesfinal placement process has seen a spurt in hiring by e-commerce and IT firms, with 50% more students being absorbed in roles offered by these sectors as compared with last year. The premier B-school, which comes under the University of Delhi, wrapped up final job placements with 81 companies making offers to all the 209 students who sat for placements. Nine students had opted out of the process while 54 had received and accepted pre-placement offers. The average annual salary on cost-to-company basis stood at Rs 20.6 lakh—up Rs 10,000 from a year ago. The median salary, however, remained unchanged, FMS said in a statement. The highest domestic package offered this year was Rs 54.3 lakh per annum—about `12 lakh less than in 2016—while the highest overseas package was the same as last year’s at about $150,000 (about Rs 1 crore).
BBC Two Scotland
16 hours
We spoke pre-match about Richard Cochrane. What will he be thinking? He will probably be salivating. Alan Tate said in commentary that he lost a set piece. He really drilled Leicester well in that regard. That will be something that he will do here at Edinburgh. Half-time here at Murray side.
Daily Mail - Formula 1
16 hours
MATT MALTBY: I was fortunate enough to visit McLaren's state-of-the-art base in Woking, Surrey this month to understand and experience the intense regimes these elite F1 drivers are put through.
CNN
16 hours
Not all movies are good! In fact, a lot of them are really bad. Like, award-worthy bad. That's the point of the yearly Razzie Awards, which recognize the best of the worst (or the worst of the worst, depending on how you see it) for a good old pre-Oscars suck fest.
The Guardian - World news
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Derby Telegraph
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It's matchday tomorrow and Derby County will be hoping to break the spell and win at Villa Park for the first time since 1988. We heard from Derby County commentator Ed Dawes, from BBC Radio Derby who was a mascot at the game. He said: Yeah I was there, I played up front! Actually I did score past Peter Shilton from a Paul Goddard lay off. Great memories of the day. Great to win and to go back to the school playground on Monday morning surrounded by Aston Villa fans with my...
Universe Today
17 hours
30 years ago today, a supernova explosion was spotted in the southern hemisphere skies. The exploding star was located in the Large Magellanic Cloud a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way – and Supernova 1987A was the brightest and nearest supernova explosion for modern astronomers to observe. This has provided an amazing opportunity to study the death of a star. Telescopes around the world and in space have been keeping an eye on this event, and the latest images show the blast wave from the original explosion is still expanding, and it has plowed into a ring expelled by the pre-supernova star. The latest images and data reveal the blast is now moving past the ring. Got a 3-D printer? You can print out your own version of SN1987A! Find the plans here. Two different versions of 3-D printed models of SN1987A. Credit: Salvatore Orlando (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo) & NASA/CXC/SAO/A.
Derby Telegraph
17 hours
I had to smile the other day when I read something about the new stadium Tottenham are building next to White Hart Lane.As well as having features such as a Tunnel Club, which will give a select band of supporters a prime view of the action as the players come on and off the pitch, the new stadium will also have its own cheese room.This room will be open to members of the exclusive H Club - and it will be for clients to select their own specially-sourced half-time...
Tom's Hardware UK
17 hours
The CPU is sold out at Amazon, Newegg, and other retailers, but some are still taking pre-orders.
Autocar
17 hours
Finally, after 27 years, the chance came my way to drive one, and even though the Lotus Carlton’s been written about many times before, I’d like to share with you my thoughts on meeting my hero. First, though, allow me to explain to those who perhaps dont know, and remind those that do, why it is such a momentous car. For me, it all started with a pre-launch headline in the Daily Mail, suggesting the Lotus Carlton shouldn't be allowed, and a subsequent campaign to have it banned - ah, you've gotta love'em. Still, it wasn't only the Mail chattering; it seemed the Association of Chief Police Officers agreed, arguing that it was ‘an outrageous invitation to speed.’ Far from invoking derision in my part-formed, mid-teen mind, this kind of talk created curiosity, which morphed into unbridled wonder. It became legendary when the Lotus Carlton arrived with Vauxhall having duly ignored all the controversy and left the top speed unchecked at nearly 180mph.
SiteProNews
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TIME - News
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Late Late Show host James Corden has always had a thing for boy bands , often attempting to scam his way into joining a pre-existing one . But in his Thursday night show, Corden decided to form up his own, joined by Get Out director Jordan Peele and comedian Nick Kroll to craft the ultimate throwback trioalthough they may not be squeaky-clean teen idols like their precursors, as they explain. Boy band music shouldn't be about kissing you on the cheek, it should be so much more than that, Corden insists in the spoof video, in which the three reflect on their fictional former career in pop. We decided to form the first honest boy band. We took existing boy band songs, cut through all the innuendo, and got to the heart of what those songs are really about: hard core sex, Kroll continues. To understand how they reworked classics like the Backstreet Boys' That Way, consider the name they developed for their group: Thr33way.
Daily Mail - Money
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Mashable
19 hours
The songs from Bob's Burgers will finally get the official, sensual release they deserve. Sub Pop will release the show's official soundtrack, which will have no less than 112 tracks 107 from the show and 3 covers from St. Vincent, The National, Lapsley and Stephin Merritt of Magnetic Fields. It's called The Bob's Burgers Music Album , naturally. SEE ALSO: Eugene Mirman's new album will feature 45 minutes of crying You can read full track list which, yes, includes "Butts, Butts, Butts" and pre-order the album, which drops May 12, over at Sub Pop . It's also available on iTunes if you don't think you can outdo this enticing unboxing video. Read more... More about Music , St. Vincent , Tv , Kristen Schaal , and Soundtrack
Nottingham Evening Post
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Complex data is crucial to most large companies but when it goes wrong, the consequences can be catastrophic.That's when Centiq comes into the equation using its software for pre-empting system issues and firefighting when everyone else is panicking.Now, to cope with growing demand from mainly retailers, the Nottingham firm which works with household names including MS, Greggs, Co-op and Halfords has moved into a larger headquarters.CEO Glyn Heath said:...