Saturday, March 18, 2017

PIX-N-TOONZ-N-STUFF 031817

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According to travel blogger Derek Low, you can take a scenic trip of the United States from coast-to-coast on Amtrak for as little as $213. The 3,400-mile trip will take you across 11 states from California to New York. It takes 4 days to complete the journey without stopping. If you decide to make stops, you must buy a separate ticket.

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This week, Tech.eu tracked 16 technology M&A transactions and 60 tech funding deals totaling €223 million (about $240 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel.
Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:


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Microsoft Admits Forcing More Users Onto Windows 10
Microsoft is blocking Windows 7 and 8 updates on Intel's seventh generation Core i3, i5 and i7 (Kaby Lake), AMD's Ryzen (Bristol Ridge) and Qualcomm's 8996 processors.....

GO LINUX!!!!!

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Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets after airstrikes
JERUSALEM - Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes on a mission to destroy a weapons convoy destined for the Iranian-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah prompting it to deploy its missile defense system, Israeli officials said Friday, in a ..


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The Latest: Flight gradually resuming from Orly
PARIS - The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon.


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Cheeky fellow Mr. Nigel Farage discusses his perspectives on Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House today. Also the current status of the German dominated interests with the European Union and a status update on the U.K. Brexit from the EU.



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At the release of its new annual report on security threats to Sweden, security police S├Ąpo called their task "bigger and more complicated than ever". The Local looks at four of the biggest security challenges they are currently facing.

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A Secret Service laptop was stolen from an agent's vehicle parked in front of a New York residence, law enforcement sources confirm to Fox News. “The U.S. Secret Service can confirm that an employee was the victim of a criminal act in which our Agency issued laptop computer was stolen,” the agency said in a statement Friday. “An investigation is ongoing and the Secret Service is withholding additional comment until the facts are gathered.”

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SAN FRANCISCO: Travel service Expedia added to its board the daughter of former US president Bill Clinton and former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to a public filing posted on Friday (Mar 17). Expedia expanded its board from 13 to 14 members and elected Chelsea Clinton to fill the new position, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.



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SINGAPORE: Singapore's High Commissioner to the UK Foo Chi Hsia has responded to a recent article in The Economist alleging restrictions on free speech in Singapore. Ms Foo said no country gives an absolute right to free speech. "When this right is extended to fake news, defamation or hate speech, society pays a price," she wrote in a letter to the UK-based weekly, citing the Brexit campaign and elections in the US and Europe.

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President Donald Trump will find the job of reining in spending on climate initiatives made harder by an Obama-era policy of dispersing billions of dollars in programs across dozens of agencies -- in part so they couldn’t easily be cut.

Obama Hid Over $77 BILLION in Climate Change Funds. Obama did all he could to loot the treasury. Mostly to pay off his cronies, and to guarantee the expansion of government.

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KUALA LUMPUR: Credit Suisse Research believes the 45-month 34% US dollar underperformance of Malaysian equities (20% in local currency terms) was warranted but it has now reached an end game. In a recent research report, it said it had now turned constructive on Malaysia for 10 reasons.


Read more at http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/03/17/10-reasons-why-credit-suisse-constructive-on-malaysia/#Qg8IC6GOiDX5BhIZ.99


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A Timeline of Recent Terrorist Attacks in Europe- Dec 19, 2016
Monday was a dark day for Europe. Within a span of hours, three acts of bloodshed were reported across the continent.



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Germany faces a high threat from terrorism and the UK Foreign Office has warned that attacks in public places could be "indiscriminate".
Terrorism fears have been heightened by the terror attacks in Berlin, Nice, Paris and Brussels. Here is a look at terror attacks and plots to carry out attacks on German soil since 2010.


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In a speech at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday, President Obama declared that "[n]o foreign terrorist organization has successfully planned and executed an attack on our homeland." The claim earned perfunctory applause, but a closer look at the reaction of many of the servicemen and women there made clear what they really thought about the administration's handling of national security.

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List of Islamist terrorist attacks from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia- This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.

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