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Philippine minister stands by call to shut mines as review begins

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By Manolo Serapio Jr MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' environment minister said on Monday she stands by her decision to shut more than half the country's operating mines and bar mining in watershed zones as an inter-agency panel began a review of her actions. Members of the government's Mining Industry Coordinating Council will scrutinize the affected mines to ensure due process was followed and consider the impact on jobs and the economy after an outcry by the mining industry in the world's top nickel ore supplier. The council cannot overturn her orders, but its findings could feed into a decision by President Rodrigo Duterte, who has said he will review the planned closures after initially throwing his support behind his environment minister.

Azerbaijan strongman appoints wife vice president

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Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday appointed his glamorous wife as first vice president, the latest move seen as tightening the family's iron grip on the oil-rich Caspian nation. The elevation of Mehriban Aliyeva -- a prominent socialite and lawmaker -- sees her now become the country's second most senior official after her husband. "She is professional, educated, experienced, principled, and magnanimous," Aliyev told a National Security Council meeting.

Trump's envoy at UN warns Russia US stands firm on NATO, EU

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday said the United States is ready to improve ties with Russia but will not compromise on its support for NATO and the European Union. Haley told a Security Council debate on conflicts in Europe that "Russia's attempts to destabilize Ukraine" were among the most serious challenges facing the continent.

Come to France post-Brexit, banks urged

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Presidential contender Emmanuel Macron calls his country an "attractive space" for UK-based companies.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Weather Service Warns Of 'Imminent' Dam Break In Nevada

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The National Weather Service in Reno, Nevada, is warning of an "imminent" dam break about 85 miles northeast of the Reno-Lake Tahoe area, the Springfield, Ohio, News Sun reports. The NWS is urging people to evacuate immediately. The area was already dealing with a Winter Storm Warning. According the Reno NWS office, the South Dayton Retention Pond in Central Lyon County, Nevada, could break by 5 p.m. EST. Between two and four feet of water could rush into the areas of East Dayton Nevada. It's unclear how many people live in the affected areas, but according to a 2010 census, more than 50,000 people reside in the region. The NWS is urging people to immediately seek...

'Indyref 2' being pushed online

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As the EU referendum count turned decisively towards Leave, the online conversation in Scotland immediately turned to the possibility of another vote on independence.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Attorney Olmem joins White House economic council: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Andrew Olmem, an attorney and former Republican Congressional aide, has joined the White House National Economic Council as a deputy to Gary Cohn, said two sources familiar with the move.

Google to Allow MRC to Audit YouTube Ad Performance Metrics

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The Media Rating Council will audit and accredit data that YouTube provides to advertisers about how their display and video ads fare on the video sharing platform.

Nintendo 3DS & Wii U Games w/ $15 Walmart GC from $40 + $6 s&h

Added: 21.02.2017 20:35 | 1 views | 0 comments

Walmart offers a selection of Nintendo 3DS and Wii U video games bundled with a $15 Walmart Gift Card from $39.99, as listed below. Shipping adds $5.99, or pad your order over $50 to get free shipping. The deals, each with $5.99 for shipping and with comparisons assuming you'll use the gift card:

  • Super Smash Brothers for Wii U w/ $15 GC for $39.99 (low by $8)
  • Yo-Kai Watch 2 Fleshy Soul for Nintendo 3DS w/ $15 GC for $39.99 (low by $3)
  • Mario and Luigi Paper Jam Nintendo 3DS w/ $15 GC for $41.89 (pictured, low by $5)
Note: Walmart usually requires an order of $35 or more to get free shipping. However, for these purchases, the $15 value of the included gift card is not counted towards that $35 minimum; thus, you'll need to spend $50 or more to get free shipping with these bundles.

Trump to exclude U.S. 'dreamer' migrants from crackdown

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the country illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.

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