17 February 2020


Trump kicks off Daytona 500 race with limo loop, Air Force One flyby (36)
Jeff Mason DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack on Sunday in his presidential limousine, drawing cheers from fans at NASCAR's most prestigious race not long after completing a dramatic flyby on Air Force One. Ramping up his nationwide re-election effort after his acquittal in the U.S.
John Fogarty: Cork must shed their soft image to prosper (2)
The Cork team take to the field before the league clash with Westmeath last Sunday. Could the Cork Championships game be delivering players to the inter-county set-up who are too nice because of rulebook refereeing at club level?
SpaceX launches 60 more internet-beaming satellites - but rocket booster misses landing on drone ship (2)
By William Harwood February 17, 2020 / 10:50 AM / CBS News A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a thrice-flown first stage vaulted into space Monday, releasing a fifth set of 60 Starlink internet relay satellites in an ongoing commercial initiative to provide broadband access around the world.
Lagarde confronts political cost of ECB's subzero rate policy (2)
February 17 2020 10:28 PM ECB president Christine Lagarde attends a Eurogroup meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels yesterday. The ECB has come under increasing pressure from politicians keen to influence its strategy. Bloomberg/Zurich "Nobody trusts you," lawmaker Joerg Meuthen told European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde, switching briefly to English during a tirade in his native German.
Seattle-area Catholic school accused of "forcing the resignations" of two teachers for being gay (1)
Catholic HS accused of firing gay teachers Some local officials and community members have accused a Seattle-area Catholic high school of forcing the resignations of two educators, "solely because they are gay," according to one community councilman.
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