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Turkey, Russia sign agreement on loan for S-400 systems purchase

Turkey, Russia sign agreement on loan for S-400 systems purchase As a first step, the Franco-Italian EUROSAM consortium and Turkish companies will look into a system based on the SAMP-T missile systems. "The deal is completely done", Canikli said. The first delivery of the S-400 missile system is scheduled to be accomplished in March 2020. The system can track and engage up to 300 targets at a time and has an altitude ceiling of 27 kilometers (17 miles). [Full Article...]

US, Israel hold secret meeting in effort to curb growing Iranian threat

US, Israel hold secret meeting in effort to curb growing Iranian threat The accord was signed December 12 after two days of secret meetings in Washington between National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and his Israeli counterpart, Meir Ben-Shabbat, Axios and The Times of Israel reported . In addition, USA naval forces could react more forcefully when harassed by armed speed boats operated by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Iran's paramilitary and espionage... [Full Article...]

Google quietly pulls the plug on Pixel C tablet

Google quietly pulls the plug on Pixel C tablet The last signs of the Google Pixel C have been pulled from the Google Store, marking the demise of the clever-but-expensive Android tablet that always struggled to make sense. And Google has now officially confirmed the retirement of the device. Now it seems Google has acquired a keener sense of what its product line is, but it's far from ideal, of course - the disappointing Pixel Buds and... [Full Article...]

Nokia 1 Could Be The First Android Go Smartphone

Nokia 1 Could Be The First Android Go Smartphone Now it seems that a Nokia 3310 4G is ready to launch , but it will have more than just a new network connection to boast about. Similar to the original version, the Nokia 3310 4G is expected to sport a 2.4-inch QVGA (240x320 pixels) colour display on TENAA , alongside a 2-megapixel rear camera sensor with an LED flash, 64GB onboard storage, and a removable 1200mAh battery. [Full Article...]

Eaglet born on webcam in Florida

Eaglet born on webcam in Florida The second egg, E11, pipped at around 3:21 p.m. She stood to feed E10, revealing E11's body emerging from its egg. This is the second season Harriet and M15 have mated. E10 emerged from the shell. "Love you, baby eaglet!" The eaglets are now not named because during season two, E3 died before names were chosen, according to the site's FAQ . [Full Article...]

Sussex weather warning - more icy conditions forecast

Sussex weather warning - more icy conditions forecast Met Éireann forecaster Liz Gavin said the snow and sleet will be fleeting, with somewhat warmer temperatures likely to return in time for the weekend. He added: "The heaviest snowfall is expected across parts of northern England where accumulations of 5cm to 10cm are likely, with up to 15cm possible over higher ground". [Full Article...]

Al Franken: 'I'm not giving up my voice'

Al Franken: 'I'm not giving up my voice' Franken announced his plans to resign earlier this month amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations. The poll was conducted from December 26 - 27 among 671 Minnesota voters. In Congress, he worked to move past his comedy background, and focused on issues like protecting survivors of sexual assault and net neutrality, which aims to prevent internet service providers from charging people mor... [Full Article...]

These Smartphones Will Be Powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC in 2018

These Smartphones Will Be Powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC in 2018 Qualcomm recently announced its latest flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform. To start with, the list contains all the major flagships that will be launched in 2018, though there is no way to authenticate this information. [Full Article...]

Winter storm to bring significant snow

Winter storm to bring significant snow Wind chills could fall well below zero and at times down to or lower than -15° . Genki Kino, a meteorologist with the Weather Service, said whiteout conditions are likely for the Flathead Friday night due to blowing and drifting snow. Instead of issuing what the National Weather Service describes as "products" specifically catered to lake effect snow, freezing rain and blizzards, the information... [Full Article...]

Falkholt sister loses fight for life after horrific NSW crash

Annabelle Falkholt , the 21-year-old sister of former Home & Away actor Jessica Falkholt , has died in hospital today from injuries sustained in a shocking auto crash on Boxing Day . Her parents, Lars and Vivian, died at the scene. Earlier today, The Australian reported that 50-year-old Mr Whitall, who was driving the other vehicle, had previously been jailed for driving with a disqualified ... [Full Article...]

North Korean Soldier Who Defected South Has Anthrax Immunity

North Korean Soldier Who Defected South Has Anthrax Immunity The decision to suspend the Kaesong project was "unilaterally and verbally" made by Moon's predecessor, ousted president Park Geun-hye, a day after the missile test and without any formal discussions within the administration, the panel, appointed by the unification ministry, said. [Full Article...]

Korea Says 2015 Deal with Japan Over 'Comfort Women' Faulty

Korea Says 2015 Deal with Japan Over 'Comfort Women' Faulty Both sides at the time agreed that the issue had been "irreversibly resolved". A South Korean panel set up to investigate the deal concluded on Wednesday that it failed to meet the needs of the thousands of girls and women forced to work in Japan's military brothels, many of them Korean, euphemistically termed "comfort women" by Japan. [Full Article...]

What George Weah told Liberians after winning presidential election

What George Weah told Liberians after winning presidential election With almost all ballots from Tuesday's run-off vote counted, Weah is well ahead of opponent Joseph Boakai with more than 60 per cent of the vote, BBC reported on Thursday. Weah played for Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan in the 1990s before moving to England late in his career for spells at Chelsea and Manchester City. [Full Article...]

Israel and US Create Secret Plan to Counter Iran

Israel and US Create Secret Plan to Counter Iran The United States and Israel are working hand in hand to counter unsafe Iranian activity in the Middle East. On December 12, a delegation led by National Security Advisor Meir Ben Shabat met at the White House with his U.S. Israeli officials told both news organizations "the US and Israel see eye to eye the different developments in the region and especially those that are connected to Iran". [Full Article...]

Northeastern States Suing US EPA Over Midwest Air Pollution

Northeastern States Suing US EPA Over Midwest Air Pollution NY and seven other states sued the federal Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to fight against polluted air wafting in from elsewhere. In addition to NY and CT, the other states in the lawsuit are all within the Ozone Transport Region: Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. [Full Article...]

Bitter cold expected to impact the Carolinas by New Year's Day

Bitter cold expected to impact the Carolinas by New Year's Day Temperatures in Minneapolis are forecast to fail to exceed zero F over the weekend. A few showers can not be ruled out Friday night, but the chance is less than 10%. On Wednesday, the Triangle had a high of 45, after a morning low of 27 with no precipitation. Lows on Sunday night into Monday morning are forecast to be in the mid to upper teens. [Full Article...]

Trump slams China over reported North Korea oil sales: 'Caught RED HANDED'

Trump slams China over reported North Korea oil sales: 'Caught RED HANDED' Trump's tweet came after reports emerged that the USA satellites had captured images of Chinese ships selling oil to North Korean ships on the West Sea at least 30 times in the past three months. China and Russian Federation subsequently asked for more time to consider the proposal. "The biggest problem this world has is nuclear proliferation", Trump said. [Full Article...]

WEATHER WARNING: Amber heavy snow warning issued for Sheffield with 10cm expected

The Met Office has issued another yellow (be aware) warning for 2-9am, encompassing most of the county. The spell of snow is expected to extend across parts of Scotland and the northern half of England. "Patches of freezing fog and isolated snow showers also". The chief forecaster said: "A band of rain, heavy at times, is expected to move eastwards over the United Kingdom on Friday". [Full Article...]

Apple Loses "Steve Jobs" Trademark To Italian Clothing Maker

Apple Loses Creating clothing companies that pay tribute to real people and things while having nothing to do with them seems to be something of a national pastime in Italy. But the courts have decided that the brothers are free to use the logo, and they can finally talk about the case. However, the court ruled that the letter "J" isn't edible and therefore the bite could not be ripping off Apple's own iconic... [Full Article...]

Ulysses Wilkerson's Family Wanting Answers

Ulysses Wilkerson's Family Wanting Answers She added that the first thought in her mind was, "I hope they are not beating him". Wilkerson was rushed to UAB Hospital in Birmingham and forced to undergo surgery. They say this is to protect the interest of the young person involved. The parents of Ulysses Wilkerson are desperately seeking answers as to why their son ended up with a face swollen beyond recognition after an encounter with... [Full Article...]


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