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Chipotle names Taco Bell executive as next CEO

Chipotle names Taco Bell executive as next CEO Some underlined the stark differences in Taco Bell and Chipotle's business models and the scale of the burrito chain's problems in two years that saw its stock sink almost 50 percent. But Saleh stuck to his neutral rating for the company. Taco Bell's parent, also said that Niccol was departing. Prior to this role, Williams was the Taco Bell CFO. [Full Article...]

UN Mission: Over 3000 Civilians Killed, 7000 Injured in Afghanistan in 2017

UN Mission: Over 3000 Civilians Killed, 7000 Injured in Afghanistan in 2017 The number of civilian casualties in the war in Afghanistan declined past year but the number of deaths from air strikes was on the rise, the United Nations says. Less than five percent were caused by Afghan forces. The number of child casualties - 861 killed and 2,318 wounded - was 10 percent lower than 2016. [Full Article...]

FCC chairman Ajit Pai is under investigation over $3.9 billion media deal

FCC chairman Ajit Pai is under investigation over $3.9 billion media deal The Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is being investigated by the agency's inspector general. He thanked the FCC's inspector general for pursuing the investigation. It is something of a chicken and egg issue. Pai's spokesperson said back in November of the request for an investigation: "Unfortunately, this request appears to be part of many Democrats' attempt to targe... [Full Article...]

Former coach Barry Bennell convicted of seven more sex offences

Former coach Barry Bennell convicted of seven more sex offences Football coach Barry Bennell, described as a "child molester on an industrial scale", has been convicted of 50 counts of child sex abuse against 11 victims in a case involving allegations of abuse against dozens of children. Bennell, nor did it receive any complaint about sexual abuse by him, either before or during his employment with the club". The second identified individual - John Broome - ... [Full Article...]

Who Amanda Falkowski? Parkland, Florida Teacher Calls For Gun Law Changes

Who Amanda Falkowski? Parkland, Florida Teacher Calls For Gun Law Changes The shooting that happened this Valentine's Day was the latest outbreak of gun violence in the United States. Police and Swat team members swarmed the campus and began clearing students from the school. Football coach Aaron Feis jumped in front of students to protect them from the shooter, The Miami Herald reported . Caesar Figueroa, a parent, told CBS News his daughter was hiding in... [Full Article...]

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Bought by Maltese Capital Management LLC

Lasalle Investment Management Securities Llc who had been investing in Duke Realty Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.18 billion market cap company. (NASDAQ:AMGN) by 13,395 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 268,283 shares, and cut its stake in Eldorado Gold Corp. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Bank of America Corporation might touch $37 high while th... [Full Article...]

Four FC personnel martyred in firing on Quetta's Sariab Road

Four FC personnel martyred in firing on Quetta's Sariab Road Miscreants have repeatedly targeted security personnel, police and pro-government people in the area. The Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were targeted in Quetta when they were on a routine patrol. The attackers opened fire on the vehicle and fled the scene, leaving four personnel dead. Security was tightened while a search operation was initiated to nab the culprits. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle broke royal protocol yesterday for the loveliest reason

Meghan Markle broke royal protocol yesterday for the loveliest reason While at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, a children's singing group serenaded them . Rumors have been circulating that Ed Sheeran may win the gig of a lifetime , so to help sway the couple in his favor a Welsh children's choir chose to prepare a special performance for the couple. [Full Article...]

Joyce Asked to Consider His Future

Joyce Asked to Consider His Future The ban parallels a prohibition last week passed by the US House of Representatives - although that was included in legislation while this is only in the ministerial code, and is only enforceable politically not legally. Independent MP Cathy McGowan suggested last week that Australia follow suit, but Mr Turnbull rejected the idea. - They were partners when she moved to Drum's office, but Dru... [Full Article...]

Republican Calls on VA Secretary David Shulkin to Resign over Ethics Complaint

Republican Calls on VA Secretary David Shulkin to Resign over Ethics Complaint In September, former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price was forced to resign after it was revealed he chartered a private jet at the cost of tens of thousands of dollars for official business on five separate occasions. According to officials, Shulkin's Chief of Staff Viveca Wright Simpson doctored an official email to secure taxpayer funding for the travel costs for his wife's air... [Full Article...]

Democrats Take Republican Seat In Florida Special Election

Democrats Take Republican Seat In Florida Special Election That swing in Democrats' direction made the Florida contest the 36th GOP-held state legislative seat to change parties since Trump took office. Congressional Republicans, meanwhile, maintain an advantage over Democrats when it comes to who voters trust to handle major issues, pollsters found . [Full Article...]

Youth ambassador happy Olympics bringing North, South Koreans together

Youth ambassador happy Olympics bringing North, South Koreans together South Korea must stay in line with US and Japanese plans to keep North Korea "under siege", the chairman of the Lower House committee on foreign affairs said , referring to the policy of maintaining maximum pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime. [Full Article...]

KP Sharma Oli to be appointed as Nepal's next PM

KP Sharma Oli to be appointed as Nepal's next PM Deuba was sworn-in as Nepal's 40th prime minister on June 2017 under the alliance with CPN Maoist Centre, replacing Pushpa Kamal Dahal. In recent years, Nepal's neighbours - India and China - have poured investment into the small, but strategically important, nation, that sits astride the Himalayan mountains between the two giants. [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics: Russian Pair Win Mixed Curling Bronze For Team OAR

Winter Olympics: Russian Pair Win Mixed Curling Bronze For Team OAR Though she recovered, she walked backwards and tripped over another curling rock! She also happens to be one of the most handsome women to hit the ice with a broom. Her beauty, her curling partner/husband Alexander Krushelnitskiy , and her talent have all added to the allure of this 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Champion. [Full Article...]

Florida Shooting Suspect's 'Disturbing' Social Media Posts Being Dissected

Florida Shooting Suspect's 'Disturbing' Social Media Posts Being Dissected He has since been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder , for which he could face the death penalty . FBI Special Agent Rob Laskey confirmed that in 2017 they received information about a 17-year-old who posted a YouTube video saying "I'm going to be a professional school shooter". [Full Article...]

Ankara, Athens discussed incident in Aegean Sea

Ankara, Athens discussed incident in Aegean Sea Tsipras told coastguard officers: "Challenges and aggressive rhetoric against the sovereign rights of an European Union member state are against the European Union in its entirety". Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held a phone call yesterday, a source from the Turkish prime minister's office said. [Full Article...]

Pak Army destroys Indian post targeting innocent civilians along LoC

Pak Army destroys Indian post targeting innocent civilians along LoC He reiterated Pakistan's principled stance that "Kashmiri people should be given the right to self-determination or plebiscite under UNSC resolutions". Following the incident, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the constant ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control. [Full Article...]

Turkish president says Cyprus should not 'overstep the mark' after ship incident

Turkish president says Cyprus should not 'overstep the mark' after ship incident The Greek foreign ministry praised the Cypriot government for its "cool-headed and sober stance" over Turkey's provocations. It said Ankara had in fact contacted Athens regarding the "dangerous maneuvers" by the Greek Coast Guard, and informed them that Turkey "would not tolerate continuing hostile behavior by the Greek armed forces". [Full Article...]

'Peter Rabbit' filmmakers issue apology for allergy scene

'Peter Rabbit' filmmakers issue apology for allergy scene Tom has a blackberry allergy, a fatal flaw that Peter later uses to his advantage. One of their attempts includes a scene where the animals throw various fruits and vegetables at him. The hashtag #BoycottPeterRabbit is quickly making the rounds on social media. The scene is "a socially irresponsible depiction in a movie aimed at children and based on an iconic and classic children's story", the ... [Full Article...]

Rio wins uncontested; boost for NDPP-BJP

Rio wins uncontested; boost for NDPP-BJP He has already been declared the victor from the Northern Angami-II seat. Last month, Rio quit the NPF, which he formed after leaving the Congress in early 2002 and joined the NDPP. On being asked about the general apprehension about the alliance between NDPP and BJP, Rio said the church will definitely have apprehension because of whatever is happening around the country. [Full Article...]


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