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Obama takes a subtle Presidents Day jab at Trump’s best argument for 2020 – Washington Examiner

 | February 17, 2020 01:58 PM  | Updated Feb 17, 2020, 04:23 PM Goodwill between presidents took a back seat on Presidents Day 2020. Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a rare political jab at his successor in a tweet Monday that cast aspersions on President Trump's claims that he deserves credit for recent…

Syria conflict: UN says Idlib displacement ‘overwhelming’ relief effort – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSyria War: Why is Idlib back in the news?The aid operation in north-eastern Syria is being "overwhelmed" as the number of people displaced by the government offensive in Idlib rises, the UN said on Monday.Since early December 900,000 people have been forced to flee, most of them…

Dairy Farmers of America agrees to buy Dean Foods for $425 million – msnNOW

A container of Dean Foods Co. Dairy Pure brand sour cream is displayed for a photograph in Dobbs Ferry, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.Tiffany Hagler Geard | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDairy Farmers of America announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Dean Foods, America's largest milk producer, for $425 million.The dairy…

Watch Mars Disappear Behind the Moon in the Early Morning Sky – The New York Times

Science|Watch Mars Disappear Behind the Moon in the Early Morning SkyFeb. 17, 2020Updated 6:49 p.m. ETWant to see a cosmic magic trick?Look to the sky early on Tuesday, and the crescent moon will make Mars disappear. Then about an hour later, the red planet will return, as if nothing ever happened.This celestial event is known…

Why did US break Diamond Princess coronavirus quarantine? ‘Something went awry’ – USA TODAY

David Oliver, USA TODAY Published 12:26 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2020 | Updated 3:37 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2020CLOSE Two charter flights carrying Diamond Princess passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas. USA TODAYA top health official at the National Institutes of Health acknowledged the quarantine aboard the coronavirus-infected Diamond Princess Cruises ship…

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Obama takes a subtle Presidents Day jab at Trump’s best argument for 2020 – Washington Examiner

 | February 17, 2020 01:58 PM  | Updated Feb 17, 2020, 04:23 PM Goodwill between presidents took a back seat on Presidents Day 2020. Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a rare political jab at his successor in a tweet Monday that cast aspersions on President Trump's claims that he deserves credit for recent…

Syria conflict: UN says Idlib displacement ‘overwhelming’ relief effort – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSyria War: Why is Idlib back in the news?The aid operation in north-eastern Syria is being "overwhelmed" as the number of people displaced by the government offensive in Idlib rises, the UN said on Monday.Since early December 900,000 people have been forced to flee, most of them…

Dairy Farmers of America agrees to buy Dean Foods for $425 million – msnNOW

A container of Dean Foods Co. Dairy Pure brand sour cream is displayed for a photograph in Dobbs Ferry, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.Tiffany Hagler Geard | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDairy Farmers of America announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Dean Foods, America's largest milk producer, for $425 million.The dairy…

Watch Mars Disappear Behind the Moon in the Early Morning Sky – The New York Times

Science|Watch Mars Disappear Behind the Moon in the Early Morning SkyFeb. 17, 2020Updated 6:49 p.m. ETWant to see a cosmic magic trick?Look to the sky early on Tuesday, and the crescent moon will make Mars disappear. Then about an hour later, the red planet will return, as if nothing ever happened.This celestial event is known…

Why did US break Diamond Princess coronavirus quarantine? ‘Something went awry’ – USA TODAY

David Oliver, USA TODAY Published 12:26 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2020 | Updated 3:37 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2020CLOSE Two charter flights carrying Diamond Princess passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas. USA TODAYA top health official at the National Institutes of Health acknowledged the quarantine aboard the coronavirus-infected Diamond Princess Cruises ship…

‘Price Is Right’ Halts Production After Drew Carey’s Ex-Fiancee Murder – TMZ

'The Price Is Right' Halts Production After Drew Carey's Ex-Fiancee's Murder 2/17/2020 1:30 PM PT Exclusive TMZ/Getty 1:29 PM PT -- Drew just issued this statement, obtained by TMZ, "Amie and I had a love that people are lucky to have once in a lifetime. She was a positive force in the world, a tireless…
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SpaceX launches fifth batch of Starlink satellites, misses booster landing – SpaceNews

by Caleb Henry — February 17, 2020 SpaceX launched its fifth batch of Starlink satellites into a lower orbit than previous missions to reduce strain on the rocket. Credit: SpaceX webcast. WASHINGTON — SpaceX completed its fifth dedicated Starlink launch Feb. 17, successfully sending 60 satellites into low Earth orbit while missing what would have…

Max Q: Spacex gets ready for first human flight

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. This week turned out to be a surprisingly busy one in space news — kicked off by the Trump administration’s FY 2021 budget proposal, which was generous to U.S. space efforts both in…

Rumor: Apple to hold special event on March 31, release iPhone 9 on April 3 – 9to5Mac

As we detailed a few weeks ago, there’s plenty of evidence to suggest Apple might be planning a spring media event. Now, a report from German iPhone rumors site iPhone-Ticker suggests Apple is planning a special event for the end of March. The report cites sources directly related to Apple and says that the event…

Coronavirus: Is China putting party before people? | The Stream – Al Jazeera English

Tiesioginė transliacija vyko prieš 2 valandosMore than two dozen countries have confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes the disease now known as COVID-19 – and China is particularly badly affected. Authorities there are battling to control an outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people across the country since it began late last year.…

‘Love Island’ host Caroline Flack once had a fling with Prince Harry – Page Six

February 17, 2020 | 2:26pm Tragic “Love Island” host Caroline Flack — who took her own life Saturday — once had a brief fling with Britain’s Prince Harry, which ended when tabloids got wind of the romance. “Once the story got out, that was it. We had to stop seeing each other,” the UK TV…

24 hours with Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: the foldable that offers more than nostalgia – TechRadar

Home News (Image credit: Future) The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the best modern-day foldable flip phone I've tested, and it didn't take a whole 24 hours to determine that. OK, sure, it has only one flip-style rival so far, the new Moto Razr, but the Z Flip beats in it in every category that…

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, but rocket misses landing – CNET

A disturbance can be seen just off camera as a Falcon 9 first stage made a soft water landing next to the droneship. Video capture by Eric Mack/CNET SpaceX sent another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit Monday, but didn't quite stick the landing of its Falcon 9 rocket. Elon Musk's space company did achieve…

‘Historic, unprecedented’ flooding swamps southern USA; Mississippi and Tennessee hardest hit – USA TODAY

CLOSE The swollen Pearl River flooded homes in Jackson, Mississippi with murky brown water. USA TODAYJACKSON, Miss. – Weeks of heavy rain have inundated a large portion of the southern U.S., bringing near-record flooding to Mississippi and Tennessee. In Jackson, Mississippi, hundreds of residents either watched their homes flood over the weekend or worried their residence would…

Dodgers’ Justin Turner criticizes Rob Manfred for comments – Los Angeles Times

The Dodgers have reached the doorstep of a championship and watched an opponent celebrate a title at Dodger Stadium twice in the last three seasons. Several players in their clubhouse know firsthand how difficult it is to win a World Series.So when Justin Turner saw Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred’s comments Sunday in which…

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Obama takes a subtle Presidents Day jab at Trump’s best argument for 2020 – Washington Examiner

 | February 17, 2020 01:58 PM  | Updated Feb 17, 2020, 04:23 PM Goodwill between presidents took a back seat on Presidents Day 2020. Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a rare political jab at his successor in a tweet Monday that cast aspersions on President Trump's claims that he deserves credit for recent…

Syria conflict: UN says Idlib displacement ‘overwhelming’ relief effort – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSyria War: Why is Idlib back in the news?The aid operation in north-eastern Syria is being "overwhelmed" as the number of people displaced by the government offensive in Idlib rises, the UN said on Monday.Since early December 900,000 people have been forced to flee, most of them…

Dairy Farmers of America agrees to buy Dean Foods for $425 million – msnNOW

A container of Dean Foods Co. Dairy Pure brand sour cream is displayed for a photograph in Dobbs Ferry, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.Tiffany Hagler Geard | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDairy Farmers of America announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Dean Foods, America's largest milk producer, for $425 million.The dairy…

Watch Mars Disappear Behind the Moon in the Early Morning Sky – The New York Times

Science|Watch Mars Disappear Behind the Moon in the Early Morning SkyFeb. 17, 2020Updated 6:49 p.m. ETWant to see a cosmic magic trick?Look to the sky early on Tuesday, and the crescent moon will make Mars disappear. Then about an hour later, the red planet will return, as if nothing ever happened.This celestial event is known…

Why did US break Diamond Princess coronavirus quarantine? ‘Something went awry’ – USA TODAY

David Oliver, USA TODAY Published 12:26 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2020 | Updated 3:37 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2020CLOSE Two charter flights carrying Diamond Princess passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas. USA TODAYA top health official at the National Institutes of Health acknowledged the quarantine aboard the coronavirus-infected Diamond Princess Cruises ship…