• Boston and Amazon: City is reportedly the frontrunner for new headquarters
Boston and Amazon: City is reportedly the frontrunner for new headquarters

Last week, it was reported that Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN ) was looking for a USA city to build HQ2, a $5 billion, 50,000-employee second headquarters. Bloomberg reported that those executives were looking favorably at Boston because of its proximity to Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology .

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  • DHS orders departments & agencies to remove Kaspersky products over 'Russian intelligence ties'
DHS orders departments & agencies to remove Kaspersky products over 'Russian intelligence ties'

The Trump Administration tells government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products due to possible ties between the security company and the Kremlin, per Reuters . "For us in the government, it was an unacceptable risk". The company says it is expanding its North American presence-though well away from D.C. Kaspersky has also attracted attentio...

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  • 30 cr families get Jan Dhan accounts in 3 yrs: FM
30 cr families get Jan Dhan accounts in 3 yrs: FM

The Finance Minister said Aadhaar was an evolving idea under the previous UPA regime and it did not have legislative backing. The Aadhaar legislation, passed during the BJP rule, will stand test of constitutionality of using the unique identification number for giving government benefits, he said.

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  • Third of buildings on Dutch Saint Martin island destroyed — Dutch Red Cross
Third of buildings on Dutch Saint Martin island destroyed — Dutch Red Cross

Another 44 soldiers will arrive on Monday, and 120 more will be deployed from The Netherlands to the stricken Caribbean island. On Tuesday, children's charity UNICEF said the worldwide community should have a role to play in the relief effort.

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  • Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma
Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma

In Haiti, two people were injured by a falling tree, a national roadway was blocked by debris and roofs were torn from houses along the northern coast but there were no immediate reports of deaths. Mr. Chesney created a foundation called Love for Love City-after the island's nickname-to raise money to help in the rebuilding. Branson has since r...

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  • Irma Floodwaters Could Shut Down Part Of I-75
Irma Floodwaters Could Shut Down Part Of I-75

Considering I-75 North? You may need to detour. FDOT and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles are continuing to monitor the water levels and the safety of the affected bridges. For now, Floridians traveling in that area should avoid it if possible, state officials warn. "If the river were to rise to an unsafe level, the b...

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  • Saakashvili plans to unite Ukraine opposition against president
Saakashvili plans to unite Ukraine opposition against president

Saakashvili wants to unseat Poroshenko at the next election, accusing the president of reneging on promises to root out corruption and carry out reforms made during the 2014 Maidan protests, which ousted a pro-Kremlin leader. In an interview with The Associated Press at his hotel on Monday night, Saakashvili called the current situation in Ukraine ...

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  • High school in Spokane, Washington under lockdown after shots fired
High school in Spokane, Washington under lockdown after shots fired

Spokane Valley Fire reported its members were on site providing trauma care. First responders and police were on scene. Spokane County Sheriff's Office has confirmed there has been a shooting at the school, based in the town of Rockford.

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  • Uninsured rate falls to record low of 8.8%
Uninsured rate falls to record low of 8.8%

The maps' release comes less than two months after an effort to repeal Obamacare failed to pass the Republican-controlled Senate, and as the administration of President Donald Trump continues to criticize the health-care law and slashes support for promoting enrollment in private health plans.

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  • Obama to host global summit in Chicago
Obama to host global summit in Chicago

The foundation says it will collaborate with "diverse" organizations in those communities. The summit in Chicago will allow leaders to exchange ideas and learn from one another, Obama said in a video released Wednesday. "This is only the beginning-our programs will grow as we continue to listen and learn". The Fellowship seeks "outstanding civic ...

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  • Michael Flynn's Son A 'Subject' In Federal Russia Investigation
Michael Flynn's Son A 'Subject' In Federal Russia Investigation

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who had largely been out of the news for months after being a cog in numerous initial big stories about the Trump administration, returned to the forefront on Tuesday night. The president himself may be under investigation for obstruction of justice in the probe, although he has denied collusion betwe...

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  • Court rejects OH killer's age argument as execution nears
Court rejects OH killer's age argument as execution nears

Supreme Court denied a last-minute request from Otte to delay the execution. OH put to death a condemned child killer in July. Around the same time Otte reached the prison Tuesday, an appeals court rejected his arguments that he shouldn't be put to death because of his age at the time of the crime.

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  • Tehran Fully Complies With Iran Nuclear Deal - Lavrov
Tehran Fully Complies With Iran Nuclear Deal - Lavrov

Iran has signed a series of deals and memorandums of understanding with Damascus to fix Syria's electrical-power infrastructure, state media report, giving the Islamic republic a potential foothold in war-torn Syria's eventual rebuilding process.

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  • Woman Arrested for Trying to Break Into Prince George's School
Woman Arrested for Trying to Break Into Prince George's School

The suspect remains in custody at a South London police station. Last week, four-year-old Prince George started school and - just in case you haven't seen the pictures - he looked mega cute in his little blue uniform as he rolled up to the gates with his dad, Prince William .

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  • China's big banks halt services for North Koreans
China's big banks halt services for North Koreans

China , North Korea's closest diplomatic ally and largest trading partner, is seen as key to solving the standoff with Pyongyang. President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Sept. "I think we've absolutely moved the needle on China", he said. South Korea's Moon, however, ran on a dovish platform advocating dia...

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  • Sen. McConnell says ending USA debt ceiling would be challenging
Sen. McConnell says ending USA debt ceiling would be challenging

As they dined at the White House Tuesday evening on breaded veal and pie, President Donald Trump , his top economic advisers and a small, bipartisan group of USA senators had a wide-ranging discussion with a focus on tax reform that left Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey feeling hopeful.

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  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina makes a plea to Myanmar
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina makes a plea to Myanmar

Mrs Suu Kyi had been expected to attend this month's UN's General Assembly, a year after she travelled to the previous assembly and pledged to "stand firm against the forces of prejudice and intolerance". Bangladesh has said it would provide 2,000 acres for a new camp in Cox's Bazar district to help shelter newly arrived Rohingya . Numerous fl...

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  • Evacuated Across Russia After Wave of Bomb Threats
Evacuated Across Russia After Wave of Bomb Threats

The calls targeted Moscow's major shopping malls, including the GUM department store on Red Square, and three train stations - Leningradsky, Kazansky and Kievsky. About 30 Moscow facilities were reported to be searched for bombs after anonymous calls. "The only goal is to set off destructive processes, to sow panic".

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  • Brexit: UK will 'soon regret' leaving European Union argues Juncker
Brexit: UK will 'soon regret' leaving European Union argues Juncker

Mr Juncker said he wanted use of the euro, membership of the Schengen agreement - which abolishes internal borders, and the banking union set up after the eurozone crisis to become standard. "On March 29, 2019, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union". Juncker's spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the speech would feature a "reflection o...

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  • Trump speaks to governors, senators on Irma, approves disaster areas
Trump speaks to governors, senators on Irma, approves disaster areas

By late Sunday night, Florida officials said there were shelters open in 64 of Florida's 67 counties - 573 shelters across the state, holding 155,000 people, The Washington Post reported . Each announced a limited schedule. Hurricane Irma left a trail of damage across South Florida: flooded streets , downed trees, crushed cars, colla...

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