• Navy secretary nominee Philip Bilden withdraws
  • UK to pledge 17.3m for robotics research – BBC News
  • 165m Manchester tramline set to open – BBC News
  • Ministers criticised over named person consultation – BBC News
  • The child abuse scandal of the British children sent abroad – BBC News

Navy secretary nominee Philip Bilden withdraws

(CNN)President Trump’s nominee for secretary of the Navy, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn his name from consideration, Bilden and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Sunday in statements. Both Bilden’s and Mattis’ statements said Bilden’s business interests created complications. He recently retired from a private equity investment management firm, according to a White House statement. “After an extensive review process,” Bilden said, “I have determined that I will not be able…

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UK to pledge 17.3m for robotics research – BBC News

“Our scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs are at the forefront of the development of artificial intelligence and I’m looking forward to exploring how industry and government can work together to support the technology in the UK,” said Dame Wendy. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley described the UK as a pioneer of artificial intelligence. “Backing our thriving digital economy to expand and grow by putting the best foundations in place to develop new…

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165m Manchester tramline set to open – BBC News

Media captionDriver’s-eye footage of a new 165m tramline in Manchester city centre A new 165m tram line, which took three years to build, is opening. Manchester’s Second City Crossing, running from near the Town Hall at St Peter’s Square to Victoria Station, is the final part of a 1.5bn transport expansion plan which began in 2009. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) said its opening was “historic” and the “culmination of…

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The child abuse scandal of the British children sent abroad – BBC News

Clifford Walsh stands in the port of Fremantle near Perth in Western Australia. He is now 72. Fremantle is where, in 1954, aged nine, he stepped off the ship from London, looking for the sheep he’d been told outnumbered people in Australia 100 to one. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A teacher reads to a group of children in Stevenage who are about to be sent to the Fairbridge…

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Funny Cat Fails Compilation || by FailArmy 2016

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Meek Mill Makes Homeless Man Do Push-Ups For $20 In Infuriating Video

Meek Mill disappointed a lot of fans on Friday night after the Philadelphia rapper posted a series of videos to his Instagram stories showing a homeless man asking for some change. However, it does show the 29-year-old rapper telling the man to do push ups for $20. In disbelief, the man tells Meek Mill and his friends, youre not going to give me $20, to which the rapper responds, yes…

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Tom Perez Elected Democratic National Committee Chair

Tom PerezDemocratic National Committee Donald Trump Many progressive activists who backed Sen. (I-Vt.) in the 2016 presidential primary viewed Ellisons candidacy as a way to secure a foothold in the party after Sanders defeat. Perez bashed Trump and the know-nothing movement, and vowed to lead Democrats to victory against the president in 2020. Jay Jacobs, a New York DNC member who whipped votes for Perez in the second round of…

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Substance Abuse Counselor Gets 25 Years For DUI With Dying Man On Car

A Los Angeles substance-abuse counselor was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Thursday for allegedly driving drunk, hitting a man and driving two miles while the dying man was impaled in her windshield in 2012. The incident happened in 2012 when Wilkins was driving drunk and struck 31-year-old Phillip Moreno as he was crossing the street in Torrance, California at night, the Los Angeles Times reported. Moreno…

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Jake Tapper NailsWhite House Barring Of Media With 1 Perfect Word

The White House on Friday blocked several major media organizations, including The New York Times, CNN and The Huffington Post, from attending an off-camera press briefing, held in lieu of the daily televised news conference. Before his report on President Donald Trumps speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Tapper took some time on CNNs The Leadto break down why its such a problem that the White House barred certain…

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Viral Tiger Drone Video Reveals A Grim Reality In China

This week, the Chinese state-run media introduced to the worlda streak of chubby tigers, adorably chasing a drone out of the sky. Staff at this tiger park in Chinas Heilongjiang province were reportedly using the drones to give the overweight tigers a workout before spring, China Central Television explained on its news site. That is until animal rights activists came forward to expose where they believe the viral Siberian tigers…

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Prosecutors question NYC mayor in federal probe

New York (CNN)Federal prosecutors interviewed New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday in relation to an ongoing investigation, his press secretary said in a statement. The scope of the investigation has not been disclosed, but numerous media outlets citing unnamed sources said that the mayor and his staff are under scrutiny for issues related to fundraising for his 2013 campaign. The office of US Attorney for the Southern District…

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Can the White House discuss open investigations with the FBI?

Washington (CNN)The FBI rejected a request from White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus last week to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump’s associates and Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to multiple US officials briefed on the matter. The White House denies any inappropriate contact occurred, claims the FBI initiated the conversation and insists Priebus only discussed the news story, not the underlying pending…

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Mark Kelly: Gohmert ‘shouldn’t hide behind’ my wife’s attack to avoid town halls

Washington (CNN)Gun-control advocate and former astronaut Mark Kelly said Friday that Republicans should meet with their constituents even in the face of uproar or unspecified security concerns. In an appearance on CNN’s “OutFront” with Erin Burnett, Kelly responded to Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, who cited the shooting of Kelly’s wife, former Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords, as a reason not to hold a town hall. “If he doesn’t want to do…

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Why punishing the media will backfire on Trump

(CNN)The shocking decision by press secretary Sean Spicer to bar CNN, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Politico and the Los Angeles Times from a news briefing Friday signals that, for all its bluster and bravado, the Trump White House is an administration under siege. In the face of the President’s many public misstatements, obvious financial conflicts of interest and troubling ties to Russia, the White House has decided to launch…

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Claudio Ranieri sacked nine months after Premier League title

(CNN)Leicester City Football Club has sacked manager Claudio Ranieri less than nine months after winning the Premier League title. Ranieri, who became the team’s manager in July 2015, steered the club to one of the most unlikely success stories in sports history. The team won the league title after starting the season with 5,000-to-1 odds to do so. “Domestic results in the current campaign have placed the club’s Premier League…

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At CPAC, Pence rallies conservatives around Trump’s agenda

National Harbor, Maryland (CNN)Vice President Mike Pence rallied conservatives Thursday gathered at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference around President Donald Trump’s agenda and sought to reignite conservatives’ fury against Obamacare. Pence delivered his rallying cry as heated, at-times angry confrontations continue to erupt around the country between Republican members of Congress and constituents anxious about the GOP’s plans to dismantle the health care law. “Despite the best efforts of…

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VX nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong Nam, police say

(CNN)The chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam was VX nerve agent, according to a preliminary report by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia, Malaysian police said in a statement Friday. Kim, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, died February 13 before he was scheduled to board a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Macau. The Royal Malaysian Police say that two women approached him from behind and…

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Funny Cats – A Funny Cat Videos Compilation 2016 || NEW HD

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: We’re not mindful enough of ‘what makes America great’

Washington (CNN)Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered a dark assessment of the country’s current state in a pair of interviews Thursday, but said there was reason to hope for better in the long run. Although she didn’t mention President Donald Trump by name, she said the country was not mindful of “what makes America great” while stressing the importance of a free speech and “the idea of our nation being receptive…

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Why South Korean companies, entertainers are getting cold shoulder in China

(CNN)Ever since Seoul agreed last year to host a US missile defense system, South Korean pop stars, musicians and companies have felt a distinct chill in China. This week, China took aim at Lotte, a South Korean conglomerate that owns the golf course on which the THAAD system will be located. China sees THAAD as a severe threat to its security interests, but South Korea and US see it a…

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Steve Bannon outlines his plan to ‘deconstruct’ Washington

Washington (CNN)White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon rarely appears in public and rarely speaks to the press, much less on live television. So his appearance alongside White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus Thursday was hotly anticipated and closely watched. The men performed a buddy schtick of sorts, portraying the yin and yang that bring the White House together and keep it running not in chaos as some media reports…

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Elon Musk Digs In His Heels In Tesla Feud With United Auto Workers

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday brushed off efforts by workers at his California factory to unionize, insisting that joining the United Automobile Workers would yield no benefits. There are really only disadvantages for someone to want the UAW here, Musk said during a call discussing Teslas earnings with analysts and investors. The billionaire repeatedthis month that an employee who wrote scathing about conditions at the company actually worked for…

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German Environment Minister Bans Meat At Official Functions

Animal agriculture is aleading cause of climate change and environmental degradation, which is why a German ministry says its taking a stand for vegetarianism in a new and controversial ban. We want to set a good example for climate protection, because vegetarian food is more climate-friendly than meat and fish, the ministry said in a statement this week, according to The Daily Telegraph. The ban reportedly took effect at the…

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