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Simon Coveney says frustration prevalent in Ireland as Brexit looms

From The Guardian World:   Ireland Simon Coveney reportedly clashed with Jeremy Hunt over UK’s alleged attempts to isolate Ireland Tánaiste Simon Coveney said he had a ‘good and honest’ discussion with Jeremy Hunt. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters Jeremy Hunt was confronted over alleged British attempts to isolate Ireland from its

‘Good riddance’: Penistone locals have their say on Angela Smith resignation

From The Guardian World:   Labour The MP’s constituents are expressing mixed feelings about her move to leave Labour Members drinking at the Royal British Legion in Penistone, South Yorkshire. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian It is the lunchtime rush at the Royal British Legion club in Penistone, South Yorkshire, and

Commander of US-backed Syrian forces calls for 1,500 troops to stay | TheHill – The Hill

From Google World News:   The commander of U.S.-aligned Syrian forces wants as many as 1,500 U.S. service members to remain in the country to assist with operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Reuters reports that Mazloum Kobani, commander-in-chief of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), told

N.C. congressional contest marred by absentee ballot scheme: official

From Reuters Top News:   RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) – An investigation of a disputed 2018 congressional contest in North Carolina has uncovered a “coordinated, unlawful and substantially resourced absentee ballot scheme,” the state’s elections board executive director said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Mark Harris, Republican candidate from North Carolina’s 9th

EU's Juncker expects Trump to refrain from imposing higher tariffs on cars

From Reuters Top News:   BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has promised European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that he will not impose additional import tariffs on European cars for the time being, Juncker was quoted in a published interview as saying on Monday. FILE PHOTO: European Commission President

The Challenges of Authentication at Scale and Quantifying Risk

From Recorded Future:   Recorded Future Blog By Zane Pokorny on February 18, 2019 This week, we welcome back Levi Gundert, Recorded Future’s vice president of intelligence and risk. In a wide-ranging conversation, we discuss Insikt Group’s research into APT10, the challenges of authentication at scale, the importance of framing

A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to try to halt the most common form of blindness in the Western world.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/NinjaDiscoJesus [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to try to halt the most common form of blindness in the Western world.

DNA on napkin leads to murder charge in 25-year-old case

From The Guardian World:   Minnesota Minnesota investigators used genealogy website in case of Jeanne Ann Childs’ 1993 death Jeanne Ann ‘Jeanie’ Childs was found dead in Minneapolis in 1993. Photograph: Raymond Boyd/Getty Images A Minnesota businessman has been charged in a 25-year-old murder case, after investigators ran crime scene

Erdogan: NATO gives arms to 'terrorists' but not to Turkey

From Al Jazeera:   President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters during an election rally on Saturday in Istanbul [Umit Bektas/Reuters] President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused NATO allies of supporting “terrorists” with thousands of truckloads of weapons, while ignoring Turkey’s request to purchase their arms. “What kind of NATO alliance is this?”

China accuses US of trying to block development after Pence Huawei comments | TheHill – The Hill

From Google World News:   China’s government accused the Trump administration of “fabricat[ing]” reasons to stifle the country’s economic growth on Monday after Vice President Pence called a top Chinese technology company a security threat to the U.S. ABC News reports that a spokesman for China’s foreign ministry took aim

Queensland union will not back election candidates who do not support coal workers

From The Guardian World:   Australian trade unions CFMMEU district president Stephen Smyth says union will back candidates who support workers’ rights The CFMMEU’s stance highlights that a transition away from coal will most significantly affect blue-collar workers in regional areas. Photograph: Dan Peled/AAP The mining arm of the Queensland