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News United States: Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleads guilty to lying and conspiracy against the United States

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/23/former-trump-campaign-official-rick-gates-pleads-guilty-on-two-counts.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleaded guilty on Friday in the special counsel's case against him and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Gates has been accused in multiple indictments of charges including bank fraud, lying to ...

News United States: The state of figure skating is strong ... except in the United States

News channel or source: http://www.espn.com/espnw/sports/article/22551742/winter-olympics-2018-state-figure-skating-strong-united-states
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- Yuzuru Hanyu wouldn't say he's the greatest of all time. Neither would Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. But as the figure skating competition unfolded at the Pyeongchang Games, there was a palpable sense that greatness was on display.

News United States: Ivanka Trump cheers on United States in Big Air competition

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/ivanka-trump-cheers-united-states-big-air-competition-033749476.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It’s not easy to draw attention from snowboarders hurling themselves off the side of a hundred-foot hill, twisting and turning and flipping in gravity-defying gyrations, but Ivanka Trump managed to do exactly that when she ...

News United States: Australia's "gun control very different to the United States": Turnbull

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/02/23/australias-gun-control-very-different-to?videoId=403712570
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says his country's gun laws that were put in place after a mass shooting in Tasmania in 1996 are ''very different to the United States.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Australian Prime Minister Malcolm ...

News United States: The United States Of Self-Image: Where People Feel The Sexiest

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/priceonomics/2018/02/23/the-united-states-of-sex-and-self-image/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

It is, obviously, a personal question. Advertisers may tell us that “sexy” is a Victoria’s Secret model traipsing down a runway. Or a photoshopped magazine cover may imply “sexy” is realized through silky skin, luscious hair, and hourglass ...

News United States: United States Trivia Your History Teacher Never Taught You

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/smart-living/united-states-trivia-your-history-teacher-never-taught-you/ss-BBJtnu3
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The largest state in America, Alaska, is 429 times the size of the smallest state, Rhode Island, in terms of area. Even more impressive, its coastline is longer than the coastlines of all 49 other states combined. However, Rhode Island has the larger ...

News United States: The number of hate groups has increased across the United States; 66 are in Florida

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article201758604.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The number of groups with racist, sexist and neo-Nazi ideologies increased in the United States last year, according to a report by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), an organization that keeps track of hate crimes across the country. The SPLC ...

News United States: United States : US shale investors still waiting on payoff from oil boom

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/united-states-us-shale-investors-still-waiting-on-payoff-from-oil-boom-2018-02-23
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Feb 23, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- [HOUSTON] US oil production has topped 10 million barrels per day, approaching a record set in 1970, but many investors in the companies driving the shale oil revolution are still waiting for their payday.

News United States: ‘The United States Is Driving a Wedge Between the Two Koreas’

News channel or source: https://fair.org/home/the-united-states-is-driving-a-wedge-between-the-two-koreas/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Janine Jackson: Many were stirred by the sight of North and South Korean athletes parading together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang. And that’s a big problem, says Vice President Mike Pence, who declared, to some media applause ...

News United States: Instagram & Spotify Team for United States of #BlackGirlMagic Interactive Map

News channel or source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8215174/instagram-spotify-united-states-of-black-girl-magic-map-playlist
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Playlists include songs by Beyonce, SZA, Janelle Monae, Rihanna and Solange. Spotify and Instagram have teamed up to celebrate Black History Month and the "power, resilience and beauty inspired by black women in our generation and generations past" with ...