18 February 2020


Tech-starved government seeks industry's best, brightest (1)
James Anderson, Associated Press Updated 10:38 am PST, Monday, February 17, 2020 In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, photograph, Theresa Szczurek is shown in her office where she toils as the executive director of the Colorado Office of Information Technology in downtown Denver. In this Tuesday, Jan.
Shamima Begum pictured without burka claims 'life fell apart when I lost UK citizenship' (2)
ISIS bride Shamima Begum has complained her life "fell apart" when she was stripped of her UK citizenship after being tacked down in a squalid Syrian detention camp a year ago. By Simon Osborne Begum, now 20, was one of three east London schoolgirls who travelled to the war-torn Middle Eastern country to join the bloodthirsty jihadist militia in February 2015.
Charles Portis, elusive author of 'True Grit,' dies at 86 (2)
"True Grit," a bestseller was his biggest success. by Roy Reed NEW YORK (NYT NEWS SERVICE ).- Charles Portis, the publicity-shy author of "True Grit" and a short list of other novels that drew a cult following and accolades as the work of possibly the nation's best unknown writer, died on Monday at a Little Rock, Arkansas, hospice.
NSA leaker Reality Winner seeks clemency, turns in thousands of letters of support (1)
By Louis Casiano | Fox News close Video NSA leaker Reality Winner to serve over 5 years in prison Former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner is sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to leaking a classified report with information on Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election A former National Security Agency contractor serving a five-year prison
Height matters in US politics, and Trump knows it (1)
17/02/2020 ST LOUIS, Missouri: In this file photo taken on Oct 9, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the second presidential debate at Washington University.
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