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Grim Afghan future if no security pact, says general – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeBAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, the top US military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan’s refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, …Kerry, Rasmussen Expect Deal After Karzai LeavesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUS army chief fears complete troop withdrawal […]

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City of Miami, Agencia EFE sign collaboration agreement – Fox News Latino

City of Miami, Agencia EFE sign collaboration agreementFox News LatinoThe City of Miami and Agencia EFE on Wednesday signed a collaboration agreement aimed at promoting investment and entrepreneurial initiative in the South Florida metropolis. Mayor Tomas Regalado and EFE President Jose Antonio Vera inked the … and more …read more Source: Miami News From Google

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President Obama pressures Afghanistan leader Karzai on security deal – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Signaling his frustration with events in Afghanistan, President Obama ordered the Pentagon on Tuesday to step up plans to withdraw all U.S. troops by January if Afghan leaders don’t sign a bilateral security agreement. In an unusually blunt …US planning full Afghan pullout, Obama tells KarzaiBBC NewsObama threatens Karzai with total […]

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Comcast-Netflix deal represents the death of net neutrality… or does it? – TechnologyTell

TechnologyTellnetflix I admit it, the first thing I thought of when I heard that Comcast and Netflix had reached a deal for smoother streaming was net neutrality. What kind of precedent would this agreement set? So now, if you’re a big content provider, you can pay big internet …Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast dealThe […]

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No bluff: US planning possible withdrawal of all troops from Afghanistan – CNN

CNNWashington (CNN) — We’re not bluffing, the Obama administration told Afghanistan on Tuesday in announcing it has started planning for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops by the end of the year if no security agreement is signed. Statements by the …Pentagon war budget request to follow Afghan policy decisionsReutersUS planning full Afghan pullout, […]

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The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committees, Feb. 25, 2014 – Oakland Local

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committees, Feb. 25, 2014Oakland LocalBE AWARE An additional item offered by Councilmember Libby Schaaf seeks to create a reserve for unfunded liabilities with $534,500. The reserve was born out of the City Council’s budget agreement last June. However, no paperwork was included in the … …read more Source: Libby Schaaf […]

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Netflix reaches deal with Comcast to ensure TV shows, movies are streamed … – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — Netflix and Comcast annnounced a deal Sunday to speed up the delivery of movies and television shows to millions of customers. The stunning agreement could usher in a new era in the relationship between content providers like Netflix and …Netflix coughs up to cruise on ComcastRegisterNetflix agrees Comcast streaming […]

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Davos Man enjoys a weekend Downunder – MacroBusiness (blog)

MacroBusiness (blog)…clinched agreement from the world’s most powerful economies to boost global growth by at least 2 per cent over the next five years. Mr Hockey said the G20 was focused on developing concrete action to improve global growth prospects, and has committed …Reforms will free trade, say CEOsThe AustralianInvestment and exports are essential to […]

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Metro Nashville schools may put pre-K hub at Casa Azafrán – The Tennessean

Metro Nashville schools may put pre-K hub at Casa AzafránThe TennesseanRenata Soto and Jesse Register talk about a new prekindergarten facility at Casa Azafrán. The Metro school system has reached an agreement to put its third pre-K center at Casa Azafrán, which serves the most ethnically diverse part of Nashville. …read more Source: Nashville News […]

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NextEra Energy to purchase Honolulu land for Hawaii undersea cable project – Pacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)

NextEra Energy to purchase Honolulu land for Hawaii undersea cable projectPacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)NextEra Energy, one of the companies looking to build an undersea cable that would connect the electric grids on Oahu and Maui, has an agreement to purchase the nearly four-acre site of the former Gasco manufactured-gas facility in Honolulu. The land […]

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Ukraine crisis: Yanukovych announces ‘peace deal’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s president says he has reached a deal with the opposition to end the crisis, after all-night talks mediated by EU foreign ministers. Viktor Yanukovych’s statement said the deal would be signed later, but the opposition has not confirmed the claim.Ukraine’s president says deal reached over crisisUSA TODAYUkraine Announces Accord to End CrisisNew York […]

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Egbert Souse’s Bar, Shooting Plagued, City Of Oakland Reach Agreement

Egbert Souse’s Bar, the shooting-plagued establishment on the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Mac Arthur Blvd, and the City of Oakland’s City Attorney Barbara Parker have reached an agreement that was announced just 15 minutes ago by that office. Here’s the press release announcement: City Attorney Barbara Parker and Piedmont Avenue bar reach agreement to […]

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RHP Justin Masterson, Indians agree at $9762500 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Pitcher Justin Masterson and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract worth $9,762,500 and avoided a salary arbitration hearing. The agreement Tuesday was $162,500 below midpoint of the $11.8 million he had …Indians, Justin Masterson avoid arbitration, agree to $9.7625M dealCBSSports.comJustin Masterson, Cleveland Indians agree on 1-year deal […]

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Cam Newton: I won’t hold out – ESPN

ESPNCam Newton doesn’t plan to pressure the Carolina Panthers into a long-term contact. Newton is eligible for an extension of his original four-year deal under the new collective bargaining agreement. The Panthers also have the option of picking up a fifth-year …Cam Newton: I’ll ‘absolutely not’ hold out for new dealNFL.comColin Kaepernick supports Michael Sam, […]

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Syria Peace Talks on Verge of Collapse – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.N.-brokered peace talks resume Saturday between Syria’s government and opposition delegations, with both sides far apart on any possible agreement. U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi meets with the two warring sides in Geneva in a last-ditch effort to …Syria crisis: Last UN try to break Geneva deadlockBBC NewsDelegations of Syrian warring sides admit no […]

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Oakland Post, Gene Hazzard, Swift Boat Phil Tagami

Phil Tagami, the Oakland Rotunda and Fox Theater Developer currently working on the Oakland Global Facility, was the focus of a wholly inaccurate – ok just wrong – Oakland Post article that ran this week and based on Oakland resident, photographer, and activist Gene Hazzard’s open forum speech at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Community and […]

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Two Koreas to Go Ahead With Reunions of Families Split by War – New York Times

New York TimesSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea agreed Friday to honor its earlier agreement to allow hundreds of elderly people separated by the Korean War six decades ago to reunite with their long-lost relatives later this month, officials in Seoul said. North Korea …Kerry Bids to Defuse Maritime-North Korea Tensions in Asia TripBusinessweekSouth Korea […]

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Colorado lawmakers take shots at 50-year US 36 management contract – Denver Post

Denver PostCDOT officials got an earful during a public meeting on a proposed 50-year agreement between the Colorado Department of Transportation and Plenary Roads Denver on maintenance and operation of U.S. 36 was held at the former Sam’s Club building in …Controversial, privatized toll lanes coming to U.S. 36 between Denver and BoulderThe Denver ChannelCritics […]

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Ericsson and Ciena join forces on IP and optical networking – PCWorld

Ericsson and Ciena join forces on IP and optical networkingPCWorldEricsson and Ciena have signed a global agreement to develop joint transport solutions for converged IP and optical networks that also use SDN (software-defined networking) features. The agreement is effective immediately, and product integration efforts …Ericsson, Ciena Team on IP-Optical, SDN SolutionsBilling WorldEricsson says Ciena deal […]

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Mia Farrow Made Fool By Ecuador’s Rafael Correa In Chevron Case

Mia Farrow Made Fool By Ecuador’s Rafael Correa In Chevron Case. As reported over at The AmazonPost, since late 2013, Ecuador’s government, led by President Rafael Correa, has invited actors, politicians, journalists and many others to the Oriente region of the Amazon to see oil contamination allegedly caused by Texaco. Their latest guest is Mia […]

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HTC, Nokia reach settlement on patent lawsuits – New Straits Times

New Straits TimesTAIPEI: Taiwan’s smartphone maker HTC said Saturday it has signed a patent and technology collaboration agreement with Finnish phone giant Nokia to end all pending patent litigation between them. Under the deal, HTC will make payments to Nokia and …HTC and Nokia settle global patent lawsuitsWantChinaTimesHTC, Nokia settle global patent lawsuitsFocus Taiwan News […]

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A-11 Offense Spring Football League Kicks Off Thursday: The New XFL

A-11 Offense Spring Football League – based on the The A-11 Offense that was created by Cal-Berkeley grad Steve Humphries and his Piedmont High School (Piedmont, CA) coaching partner Kurt Bryan – will be officially kicked off with a press conference this Thursday in San Francisco and the big news is they’ve got a television […]

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Syria crisis: Geneva peace talks end in recriminations – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Syrian government and opposition have traded insults after a week-long peace conference in Geneva ended with no firm agreement. Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said the opposition were immature, while the opposition’s Louay Safi said the regime …Syria peace talks make little headway; set to resume Feb. 10Washington PostSyria talks end first round, government […]

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Final Iran nuclear deal can be reached in a short time: Rouhani – Payvand

PayvandA final nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers can be achieved in a short period of time, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday. He made the remarks during a meeting with former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, who is visiting Iran …IAEA visits Iranian mine as part of nuclear transparency pactReutersIsrael’s Netanyahu says […]

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How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal – PCWorld

PCWorldGoogle and Samsung have signed a “global patent cross-license agreement” that covers the companies’ existing patents and future ones over the next 10 years. In a brief statement released Sunday, Google and Samsung said the agreement covers “a broad …Samsung, Google Sign Patent-License DealWall Street JournalSamsung, Ericsson Deal Ends Patent SpatPC MagazineSamsung, Google sign patent-sharing […]