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- New helicopters to help California firefighters fight wildfires at night dubbed 'game-changer'
Firefighters in California are about to have a new piece of hardware to battle wildfires from the sky, around the clock.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:20:08 GMT.
- Trump can withhold grants to New York City, 7 states in immigration fight, court rules
The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday.
Ap. ABC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:41:27 +0000.
- Facial recognition app used by more than 600 law enforcement agencies suffers significant data breach
A new facial recognition company, which claims to be used by over 600 law enforcement agencies, has suffered a data breach, according to the company.
Bryan Llenas. Fox News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:26:31 GMT.
- Coronavirus live updates: Brazil confirms 1st case in Latin America
An American soldier based in South Korea has become the first U.S. service member to be diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
ABC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:13:46 -0500.
- Smucker (SJM) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Sales Miss
Smucker's (SJM) third-quarter fiscal 2020 top-line results are hurt by softness in premium dog food offerings and lower volume/mix in the U.S. Retail Pet Foods segment.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:26:00 GMT.
- Kobe Bryant's final "heroic" wish will be granted
Scott Boras said he will honor Bryant's wish to create a baseball internship for the surviving daughter of John Altobelli who was killed alongside the NBA legend.
CBS News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:12:55 -0500.
- Should you wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus?
The CDC has asked Americans to be prepared for the COVID-19 illness to spread in the United States.
CBS News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:09:00 -0500.
- Lowe's (LOW) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Miss
Lowe's (LOW) comparable sales for the U.S. home improvement business rose 2.6% during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:06:00 GMT.
- Japan Will Remain A Key Market For U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas
Japan is projected to see its appetite for LNG decline over the coming decade. But that projection could be off, and the Japanese market will remain key for U.S. exporters no matter what.
By Jude Clemente, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:36:31 +0000.
- 10-year Treasury yield bounces from record lows
The 10-year Treasury yield climbed on Wednesday, after sinking to an all-time low as investors sought the safety of U.S. government debt amid heightened fears about the fast-spreading coronavirus.
CNBC. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:01:29 GMT.
- Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Building $7.5B Gas Pipeline Under Appalachian Trail
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments over whether the Atlantic Coast Pipeline could traverse parts of the Appalachian Trail. Its decision will only harden positions.
By Ken Silverstein, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:30:00 +0000.
- Nova Scotia class action against charity Gospel for Asia alleges $100M fraud
A class-action lawsuit filed in Halifax on Tuesday alleges the Christian charity Gospel for Asia misused donor funds in excess of $100 million. Similar claims were made in a U.S. class-action lawsuit that settled last year for $37 million.
CBC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:12:01 EST.
- US Soldier Infected With Virus as South Korea Cases Skyrocket
South Korea reported 284 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, including a U.S. soldier, as health authorities prepared to test more than 200,000 members of a church hit hardest by the outbreak.
Newsmax. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:10:17 EDT.
- From Allergies To Declining Business, Warming Winters Affect Everyday Life
For many parts of the United States this winter has been one of the warmest on record. People around the country are feeling the effects of it.
Brooklyn Riepma. NPR. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 05:00:58 -0500.
- Man gets 4 years for plot to obtain $1M in stolen TVs
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A California man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to obtain hundreds of stolen televisions worth more than $1 million was sentenced this week in Maryland to four years in federal prison. The office of the U.S. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:07:06 -0500.
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