Sky News
an hour
The word banning is a word which is just this placed here. -- misplaced. The attempt was that we had coverage, an audio recording was provided for everybody, so there was no information withheld. Banning suggests that this information is being hidden by the administration, they are not doing that. Just last week there was a press conference that lasted an hour and 17 minutes.
BBC News 24
2 hours
Absolutely. Some people say you have to eat raw fruit and vegetables, it is not true. You can have hand, frozen and dried. Provided you have fruit and vegetables and most meals, that is what counts. Think about the rainbow colours, think about the different colours of fruit and vegetables and lending its weight more towards vegetables and fruit, but including fruit in that. You mentioned variety and the rainbow of colour, is it a case that you should eat more vegetables fruit? Yes, you should eat more veg than fruit, but it is because you get more variety of the vitamins and minerals.
BBC News 24
4 hours
It is just thinking about how to get them in at every meal and snack, really. The danger is, for example, there is a lot of sugar in fruit, isn't there? Potatoes are carbohydrates... We do not count potatoes. But with fruit, again, provided you are not having ten pieces per day, provided it is just three or four pieces a day, there is no evidence that that will cause you any problem with blood sugar or detriment or problems.
Channel 4
5 hours
I think it's one of the fastest rallies of the season and it's hard to believe, for normal people, the speed we can carry on ice and snow with the studded tyres that we have. And, er, no, it's one of the most enjoyable playgrounds of the season for us here. Karlstad provided the setting for the rally's official start, and the opening super special stage marked the beginning of a four-day celebration of the national sport.
BBC News 24
9 hours
However, he has provided far too little information about such a serious case. Can he confirm whether Mr al-Harith was made any payment? And also notwithstanding subsequent welcome legislation which had by the sums of money that have been paid.
BBC Parliament
12 hours
The Home Office was called to the Commons to make a statement. But the Minister couldn't say very much about the case. Everyone understands that there will be information that cannot be revealed because of intelligence reasons. However, he has provided far too little information about such a serious case. Can he confirm whether Mr al-Harith was made any payment? And also notwithstanding subsequent welcome legislation which had cross-party support to tighten the law, would he agree that people across the country will feel sickened at the idea of large payments being made to someone who may have been involved in serious terrorist activity? Like her and my constituents, we will be outraged and disappointed by the sums of money that have been paid.
Forbes
13 hours
The Pentagon
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Politico
14 hours
Citing nine current and former officials, the Post reported that then-national security adviser Michael Flynn had discussed lifting sanctions against Russia with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential transition, a revelation that eventually led to his resignation. The report was accurate and ultimately led to Flynn’s firing. But even though Trump fired Flynn for misleading Pence about the conversations — which was only revealed by the Post’s reporting — he still decried the story. “There are no nine people. I dont believe there was one or two people,” Trump said. He provided no evidence to refute the Post’s account but suggested he has insight because he knows the sources. “Nine people,” he continued. “And I said, ‘Give me a break,’ because I know the people. I know who they talk to. There were no nine people. But they say nine people.
Ars Technica
15 hours
The study should be complete in about a month, Gerstenmaier said. During the call, he and NASA's lead manager for the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft, Bill Hill, provided some additional information about the mission. It will fly just two astronauts, instead of four or six, on an eight- or nine-day mission into lunar orbit and back. The flight plan will also include multiple opportunities to return to Earth earlier if some unexpected problem occurs. Read 7 remaining paragraphs | Comments
Politico
16 hours
Byrne said police do not help, or cooperate with deportation efforts unless two conditions are met: the existence of a federal judicial arrest warrant, and the person who is the subject of that warrant committed within the last five years at least one of 170 crimes the city deems serious. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who opposes many of Trump's policies, said he is open to making some changes to that list of 170 crimes, but has not provided details. Byrne, a former federal prosecutor, said the NYPD cannot assist federal officials in deportation efforts without a suspect meeting those two criteria. He also said the ICE detainer requests the federal government sends to officials in New York are just voluntary requests. A spokesperson for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Voice Of America
16 hours
The remaining 25 percent had not. The government has not provided information about who was arrested in that roundup, so it's impossible to determine how many gang members or drug lords were in that group. That effort was largely planned before Trump took office and was alternately described by the administration as a routine enforcement effort and a signal of Trump's pledge to take a harder line on illegal immigration. During the Obama administration similar operations were carried out that yielded thousands of arrests. The 680 arrests were not carried out in a military operation. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, responsible for finding and deporting immigrants in the country illegally, is a civilian law enforcement agency. Trump plans to increase enforcement, but Kelly contradicted him Thursday over the nature of that initiative: "There will be no use of military forces in immigration," Kelly said while visiting Mexico.
Mashable
16 hours
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Auto Express
16 hours
Image 1 of 14 Image 1 of 14 24 Feb, 2017 6:30pm John McIlroy Muscular four-wheel-drive SEAT Leon ST Cupra 300 estate offers appealing blend of space and pace Here at Auto Express we’re big fans of the SEAT Leon ST , which offers a good blend of practicality and efficiency mixed with reasonably generous equipment lists. But now there’s a new flagship version of the Spanish family estate, which has very different goals: the Leon ST Cupra 300. You can buy a Cupra 300 version of the Leon wagon with front-wheel drive and a manual gearbox. However, the version we’re driving here gets 4Drive four-wheel drive, and is available only with a six-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission. Image 2 of 14 Image 2 of 14 The rest of the Cupra 300’s powertrain is unchanged, though, which means 296bhp and a hefty 380Nm of torque from 1,800rpm to 5,500rpm. And while the ST 4Drive does weigh a few kilos more than its smaller stablemates, this is more than overcome with the extra traction provided by its Haldex-based four-wheel-drive system.
BBC One East
17 hours
Nick is an outreach worker in Yarmouth and Waveney. Because Mr Mason couldn't work, the charity paid for his heating, provided food vouchers and arranged benefits. It is disappointed it can't be funded. We know there are issues up and down the country in terms of public funding.
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.
Sputnik International
17 hours
Politico
17 hours
S. during the presidential transition, a revelation that eventually led to his resignation. “There are no nine people. I dont believe there was one or two people,” Trump said. He provided no evidence to refute the Post’s account but suggested he has insight because he knows the sources. “Nine people,” he continued. “And I said, ‘Give me a break,’ because I know the people. I know who they talk to. There were no nine people. But they say nine people. And somebody reads it and they think, ‘Oh, nine people, they have nine sources.’ They make up sources. They're very dishonest people.” As another example, he highlighted his tweet from last week proclaiming the “FAKE NEWS media” is the enemy of the American people. However, that same tweet identified credible news organizations such The New York Times, CNN and others as fake news, indicating that mainstream organizations that produce unfavorable coverage of him are “fake,” in his view.
Washington Free Beacon
18 hours
During testimony before the House Committee on Government Reform, Chung claimed that the Clintons "used me as much as I used them." Democrats on the House committee attempted to keep him quiet, the Daily Mail noted. Chung described on the tape how Democrats on the House Committee on Government Reform tried to dissuade him from testifying publicly before the committee by sending his attorney a letter telling him he could plead the Fifth Amendment. Chung said his attorney thought the letter was "ludicrous" and a veiled threat from Washington Democrats that they wanted Chung to stay quiet. [...] After Chung agreed to cooperate with prosecutors on the Chinagate investigation, he feared his knowledge of the Clinton campaign finance scandal and the Chinese influence operation could make him a target for assassination. The FBI in Los Angeles, where Chung lived, provided him with 24-hour protection leading up to his testimony before a grand jury.
Variety
18 hours
One of the great things about the spy genre is its elasticity: It can accommodate the cerebral melancholy of “The Americans,” the adrenalized immediacy of the Jason Bourne films, the suave adventure of the James Bond movies and the kind of delightful escapism NBCsChuckprovided for five seasons. What it can’t support, as demonstrated by the... Read more »
PC Pro
19 hours
In these circumstances, the support guy often tops up their account and lets them off. Heart warming stuff. But you may get a discount for a positive review If you’re unlucky/reckless enough to get more than one computer locked, you might get a discount in exchange for leaving a positive review. That’s right, the people blackmailing you for your family photos want you to give them the same glowing review you’d leave for a family-run BB on TripAdvisor. You’re also very likely to get a deadline extension if you ask for one While discounts were extremely rare, what was incredibly common was people getting indefinite extensions on the time in which they had to pay. Some people provided elaborate excuses, while others just asked. Every time, the mysterious admin just turned the deadline off on their account, essentially giving them an indefinite amount of time to pay in.
Breitbart News
19 hours
On Thursdays broadcast of the Fox News Channels Tucker Carlson Tonight, DNC Senior Adviser and head of the Democrats Trump War Room Zac Petkanas reacted to President Trump revoking President Obamas guidelines on transgendered students by stating, Donald Trump is not only a monster, but hes a coward. Were talking about somebody who is so emasculated by Vladimir Putin...that he has to come back and pick on vulnerable kids. Petkanas said, This is guidance that was provided to schools that schools wanted and asked for, and it is very its for a very specific reason, they wanted to create a safe environment for all the kids in their school, and they wanted to avoid Title IX lawsuits. I mean, thats whats so mind-boggling about what the Trump administration did today.
Washington Free Beacon
19 hours
The Access Hollywood" tape from 2005 featuring then-cohost of "Access Hollywood" Billy Bush and now-President Donald Trump bragging about grabbing women by their genitalia, caused a widespread uproar and was allegedly leaked by a "Today" Show staffer. Sources provided the allegations, Page Six reported on Thursday, with one saying that NBC News knew "for a while" about the tape before it was leaked to the media. The Washington Post released the video in Oct. 2016. "The tape was leaked by the NBC News division, by somebody at the Today' show," the source told Page Six . "NBC News knew for a while about the existence of the tape. Billy himself had told them about it. People in the news division became frustrated that Access Hollywood' was taking too long to air it and decided it had to come out." The same source described the "dual purpose" that the tape performed; the first reason was get rid of Billy Bush, and the second was to derail Trump's chances at the presidency.
Design Sponge
19 hours
This classic buttermilk biscuit comes from a family recipe that Carrie Morey, owner of Callie’s Charleston Biscuits , was kind enough to share. Carrie named her shop after her mother (Callie White) and now ships her delicious biscuits across the nation through her website. If baking isn't your thing, order some up! You can get the full instructions to make these heavenly treats right here . Carrie and her team are hard at work at their Charleston, South Carolina kitchen below. In the spirit of enjoying comfort food but moving to a lighter version I'm including my new favorite meatball recipe, courtesy of Grace's wife, Julia Turshen. Her cookbook, Small Victories , has provided my daughter and I with so many memorable meals in the last six months. These meatballs have the flavor of a North African merguez (lamb sausage), but Julia has substituted turkey in this recipe for a lighter taste.