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Source: The Guradian

Suzi Quatro: ‘I look into someone’s eyes and know their life story’

Sunday 03:18 GMT

Legends Live Tour 2019 featuring Suzi Quatro, David Essex, Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers, Smokie and Showaddywaddy takes in 10 arena dates starting on 4 April at O2 Apollo Manchester (legendslive.org)

Source: Common Domain

American Railways Chug Toward Automation

Sunday 03:18 GMT

Also, the different ways that drivers run locomotives lead to inconsistent wear-and-tear and fuel use, while human error accounts for more than one-third of accidents, according to the Association of American Railroads, an industry trade group.

Labor unions and some lawmakers worry about risks to public safety, cyber threats and job cuts from increased automation. Rail-freight companies have typically offered some of the nation’s best-paid jobs, with an average annual salary of more than $125,000, said the AAR, which represents most major railroads.

Source: Fox News

Marilyn Monroe’s lock of hair on sale for over $16G

Sunday 03:18 GMT

TMZ first reported the lock of hair — approximately 35 strands worth — is from the collection of Kenneth Battelle, a hairstylist to the stars who worked with the blonde bombshell from 1958 until her death in 1962 at age 36.

Vanity Fair added the last time Battelle worked with Monroe was in June 1962 when she posed for Bert Stern just five weeks before her death.

Source: Fox News

Yankees legend Bernie Williams raising awareness for lung disease in honor of late father

Sunday 03:18 GMT

Many baseball fans consider four-time World Series champion and New York Yankees legend Bernie Williams to be a superhero.

For Bernie Williams, however, his "Superman" was his father, Bernabé, who died in 2001 of a rare and serious lung disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Many baseball fans consider four-time World Series champion and New York Yankees legend Bernie Williams to be a superhero.

Source: DW

Lindsey Graham: US must 'slow the withdrawal' from Syria to combat IS

Sunday 06:03 GMT

Veteran US Senator Lindsey Graham on Saturday urged President Donald Trump to reassess how fast American troops are withdrawn from Syria, saying it could have disastrous effects in the region.

Read more: Donald Trump's motives for Syria withdrawal remain as murky as its implementation. Every evening, DW's editors send out a selection of the day's hard news and quality feature journalism. The White House has not announced when the withdrawal will take place and how quickly it will be completed.

Source: Common Domain

The Public Face of Huawei’s Global Fight

Sunday 06:03 GMT

When she landed in Vancouver on Dec. 1, Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s finance chief and the daughter of the company’s reclusive founder, became the public face of a bitter battle unfolding across multiple continents.

Ms. Meng faces what is likely to be a slow process for extradition to the U.S., where she would stand trial for defrauding banks about Huawei’s business in Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.

Source: The Guradian

President Pence That vision should terrify women

Sunday 06:03 GMT

While her husband works tirelessly alongside Trump to make America white again, Karen Pence, it was announced this week, is returning to her old job teaching kids art.

The Christian school in northern Virginia where Pence will be working requires its teachers to agree that they won’t engage in or condone “homosexual or lesbian sexual activity” and “transgender identity”. The school also reserves the right to expel or refuse to admit students if they or their parents participate in, support, or condone, homosexual or bisexual activity.

Source: Common Domain

Central Banks Struggle With Policy Settings

Sunday 06:03 GMT

The shift underlines the difficulties central banks face getting back to growth rates and policy settings that were considered normal before the global financial crisis.

The firm that compiles that measure— IHS Markit —has built a model that assesses the probability of a policy move based on the past relationship between the indicator and policy changes: it suggests the probability of a rate rise is just 7.7%, and a rate cut is more likely.

Source: Common Domain

U.S. Close to Ending Its Facebook Privacy Probe

Sunday 06:03 GMT

The federal government’s privacy investigation into Facebook Inc. FB 1.17% appears to be nearing a conclusion, with the prospect of a large fine looming for the social-media giant.

The FTC in 2011 charged Facebook with deceiving consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, but then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public. The case was settled by Facebook agreeing to give consumers clear notice and obtain their express consent before sharing their information beyond their privacy settings.

Source: Global News

Pink salmon might be a threat to the killer whale population, scientists say

Sunday 06:03 GMT

Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest’s resident killer whales.

They suspect that the huge runs of pink salmon, which have boomed under conservation efforts and changes in ocean conditions in the past two decades, might interfere with the whales’ ability to hunt their preferred prey, Chinook salmon.

Source: Fox News

Ariana Grande accused of copying latest song '7 Rings' from rapper Princess Nokia

Sunday 06:03 GMT

Rapper Princess Nokia has accused pop star Ariana Grande of copying her song after the crooner dropped her latest single “7 Rings.” Nokia, 26, whose real name is Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, took to social media Friday to point out the similarities between “7 Rings” and her song “Mine.”

Grande, 25, sings in her song, “My wrists, stop watchin’, my neck is flossin’/Make big deposits, my gloss is poppin’/You like my hair? Gee, thanks, just bought it/I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it [Yeah].”

Source: Common Domain

Heavy Snow Threatens Travel Over Holiday Weekend

Sunday 06:03 GMT

A winter storm threatening a wide stretch of the country could keep travelers grounded over the long holiday weekend, another headache for passengers already facing the prospect of lengthy security lines at some airports.

People who work in airport security and other roles in the aviation industry are eligible to become members and qualify for the loan program.

Source: Common Domain

The Hot New Channel for Reaching Real People: Email

Sunday 06:03 GMT

Many companies help firms handle marketing and related email communications— Adobe , IBM and Oracle are some of the biggest—but even medium-size tech companies specializing in email handle mind-boggling volumes.

Email, by contrast, can feel healthy, says Robin Sloan, a writer who started an email newsletter—like a blog delivered to the inbox—almost 10 years ago. The things that drive people to subscribe to and actually open emails are very different from the things that motivate them on social media.

Source: Fox News

Majority of Facebook users don't understand how ad targeting works

Sunday 06:03 GMT

The survey of a nationally representative sample of 963 Facebook users found that 88 percent, a large majority, have their traits and interests categorized, according to the results of a study released this week by the Pew Research Center.

About half of Facebook users are uncomfortable with how the social media site targets them for ads while a smaller number don’t like how their political leanings are described, new research says.

Source: Common Domain

Why Boxing Is the Best Workout of 2019

Sunday 07:08 GMT

At Rumble, a Manhattan fitness studio that could pass for a more hardcore version of SoulCycle, a swanky white entry decked in emoji-like logos and pop art leads to a crimson-lit workout room.

“The world is more stressed than ever,” said Susan Boresow, president of Title Boxing Club, which was founded in 2008 and now operates more than 175 studios in the U.S. “People just want to go hit something, and boxing is a great way to alleviate that stress in a very healthy way.”

Source: BBC

Historic Brexit deal vote awaited

Tuesday 22:45 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Woman denied abortion in Dublin despite new legislation

Friday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The Morning Download: Hey Big IT Spenders

Friday 14:30 GMT
Source: Global News

Kidnapped Canadian found dead in Burkina Faso: security officials

Thursday 14:30 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump accuses Pelosi of being 'controlled by the radical left,' hours before White House statement on shutdown

Sunday 15:24 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Why Europeans Won’t Catch Wall Street’s Bandwagon

Friday 14:30 GMT
Source: The Guradian

A nude direction: why is Avril Lavigne posing naked with a guitar?

Friday 14:30 GMT
Source: Fox News

Super Bowl ticket prices: Here's what Patriots-Rams seats cost

Today 20:00 GMT
Source: BBC

Rolls-Royce vies for UK nuclear role

Today 20:00 GMT
Source: BBC

CIA spy who inspired Argo dies

Today 16:19 GMT
Source: DW

China: Football's (still) sleeping giant

Today 20:00 GMT
Source: Global News

Tony Mendez, former CIA officer and inspiration for ‘Argo’, dies at 78

Today 03:19 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well for six days

Today 01:29 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Zimbabwe high court orders government to restore full internet

Today 20:00 GMT

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