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Indonesia police fire tear gas on Muslims protesting church
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:41:09 +0000   
Indonesian police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse hard-line Muslims protesting against the construction of a Catholic church in a satellite city of the capital, Jakarta.
 
World markets mixed as US health care bill vote looms
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:38:00 +0000   
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday after a U.S. vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts over whether President Donald Trump can push through his business friendly agenda. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were mostly lower in early trading. France's CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,019.56 and Britain's FTSE 100 slipped less than 0.1 percent to 7,338.09. Germany's DAX was nearly flat at 12,040.78....
 
US drug trial delayed for Haitian politician, coup leader
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:38:00 +0000   
MIAMI (AP) — A trial on U.S. drug trafficking charges has been delayed a month for a former Haitian coup leader and recent senator-elect...
 
Samsung is the number one most admired brand in Africa, report says
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:34:00 +0000   
(CNN)Slow growth and challenging economic conditions negatively affected the perception of African brands in 2016. This is reflected in Brand Africa's 2016/17 list of Most Admired Brands in Africa. Only 16 African brands made the latest list, compared to 23 in 2015. And only two are in the top 20. Brand Africa, which has annually ranked brands that consumers admire since 2011, has compiled the list from more than 11,000 brand mentions on a mobile survey conducted in 19 countries. This collectively represents 74 percent of the continent's population. MTN Ranked at number nine, South Africa based telecom MTN is the only African brand in the top 10. Just last year it was ranked number one, but...
 
Afghan troops withdraw from key area in fight with Taliban
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:34:00 +0000   
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)Afghan forces in the strategic town of Sangin in Helmand province have withdrawn from its center, effectively ceding territory to the Taliban and delivering a blow to the Afghan government and its coalition partners. The NATO-led Resolute Support mission said Wednesday the forces had moved two kilometers south (1.2 miles) of the administrative center in a planned strategic maneuver, while a provincial spokesman said the withdrawal was to prevent civilian casualties. It is unclear how much of Sangin district is in Taliban hands, with conflicting reports of how much, and why, territory had been ceded. JUST WATCHED Afghan government soldiers now fight with the Taliban...
 
FIFA World Cup European Qualifier: Slovakia next for Malta
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
On Sunday the Malta National team will take on Slovakia in their fifth FIFA World Cup European Qualifier. Malta still have to gain their first points in Group F, having lost both home matches 1-5 and 0-1 respectively to Scotland and Slovenia. Two 2-0 losses away from home to England and Lithuania mean that Malta need to get something out of next Sunday's clash against Marek Hamsik and Co. Slovakia are currently place third with 6 points in the group. Notable absentees through suspension and injuries have added to Ghedin's headache of getting something out of this match....
 
World Science Festival: Brisbane crowds given a rare sight of hatching baby turtles
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
Some of the world's best scientific brains are at Brisbane's World Science Festival, but it's hatching baby turtles that are getting a lot of the attention. ......
 
Uganda's Deputy Speaker Calls For Setting Up Of African Court Of Justice
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
BRUSSELS, March 24 (BERNAMA-NNN-NEW VISION) -- The Deputy Speaker of Parliament of the Ugandan Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has called on African countries to consider the proposal of having their own Court of Justice after bashing the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague during the 45th Session of the African,...
 
Kenya Needs US$2 Billion Shillins For Debt Servicing In 2017/18
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
NAIROBI, March 24 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- Kenya will need 300 billion shillings (about US$2.92 billion) to service its domestic and external debts in the 2017/2018 fiscal year, with 210 billion shillings to service local debts and the rest going to...
 
Kenya, Somalia Agree To Open Two New Border Posts, Relaunch Direct Flights
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
NAIROBI, March 24 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- Kenya and Somalia have announced plans to open two border posts and to re-launch direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu as part of an overall agreement between Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed to revitalise their engagement in all areas of mutual interests within the context of a re-activated Joint Commission of Co-operation (JCC). "In particular, we agreed to take the following actions:...
 
China's Premier denies suggestions his country is militarising waters in the South China Sea
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
China's visiting Premier has dismissed suggestions his nation is "militarising" the waters of the South China Sea, but has acknowledged defence equipment placed on disputed islands was to help maintain "freedom of navigation". ......
 
OIC Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack In London
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 (Bernama) -- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General, Dr Yousef A Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned the terrorist attack near the House...
 
Indian Opposition Leader Sonia Gandhi Returns Home After Medical Check-up In US
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
NEW DELHI, March 24 (Bernama) -- India's main opposition Congress party's leader Sonia Gandhi returned to India late Thursday night from the US where she had gone for a health check-up earlier this...
 
China dismisses 'militarisation' of South China Sea islands
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
China's visiting Premier dismisses suggestions his nation is "militarising" the waters of the South China Sea, but has acknowledged defence equipment placed on disputed islands was to help maintain "freedom of navigation". ......
 
World Science Festival: Reef twilight zone offers coral and species protection
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:33:00 +0000   
While scientists are desperately scrambling to research and understand reef sections subjected to coral bleaching, other sections of the reef have attracted little attention until now. ......
 
MP who tried to save policeman had lost brother in extremist attack
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:32:00 +0000   
Keith Palmer and Tobias Ellwood, both fathers and at one time soldiers, are both being praised for their heroism in Wednesday's attack in London, but one of them will ......
 
UN seeks to reverse 'radical decline' in donations to North Korea
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:32:00 +0000   
International sanctions on North Korea are taking a serious toll on humanitarian aid activities, according to a United Nations-led report. ......
 
Remapping the World and Nowruz in Iran: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:32:00 +0000   
The Global Gag Rule: America’s Deadly Export Jill Filipovic | Foreign Policy “The order doesn’t apply to U.S.-based organizations because it violates Americans’ First Amendment rights; no such protections extend overseas. Family planning advocates from Washington, D.C., to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia worry that Trump’s Global Gag Rule will not only roll back many of the modest but critical gains African countries have made on safe abortion, but also the decade’s worth of progress in increasing family planning, decreasing maternal mortality, and promoting democracy and women’s rights more broadly. ‘Murder does not mean just picking a gun or a knife and killing people,’ Gbagbo said. ‘Denying...
 
20 held in China for selling addictive cough syrup
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:29:00 +0000   
Twenty people have been arrested in China for selling an addictive cough syrup in the country's northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang, police said. More than...
 
London attacker Khalid Masood was a 52-year-old criminal with militant links
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:29:00 +0000   
Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. A British-born Muslim convert, Masood had shown up on the periphery of previous terrorism investigations that brought him to the attention of Britain's MI5 spy agency. But the 52-year-old was not under investigation when he sped across Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, ploughing down pedestrians with a hired car before running into the parliamentary grounds and fatally stabbing an unarmed policeman. He was shot dead by police. Although some of those he was involved with included people...
 
Father seeks to clear name of Germanwings co-pilot Lubitz
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:27:47 +0000   
The father of the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his plane in the French Alps, killing everybody on board, is seeking to exonerate his son.
 
Anthony Baffoe supports Kwesi Appiah's re-appointment
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:27:00 +0000   
Former Ghana player Anthony Baffoe says he has nothing against calls that Kwasi Appiah should be re-appointed as coach of the Black Stars. Appiah is the hot favourite to replace Avram Grant after he decided against...
 
Anthony Baffoe hopes for Black Stars backroom staff of former internationals
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:27:00 +0000   
Former Ghana defender Anthony Baffoe believes having ex-footballers closer to the game is always the best for Ghana football. People over the years have suggested to the Ghana...
 
Ed Sheeran moved to tears by Liberia trip
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:27:00 +0000   
Ed Sheeran writes exclusively for BBC News about his trip to Liberia with Comic Relief and why he'll never forget the children he met there - and one young girl in particular. I knew I wanted to get involved in Red Nose Day this year. But then I decided to take it one step further. I'd wanted to go on a Comic Relief trip for years and here was the perfect opportunity, so I agreed to take my first ever trip to Liberia in West Africa. During the trip, we visited a school in West Point, the largest and most dangerous slum in Liberia's capital, Monrovia. It was really shocking seeing the appalling conditions that people live in and it was far worse than I could have ever imagined....
 
Uncle Ebo Whyte's Blackmail: So are pastors terrible in bed?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:27:00 +0000   
You would have thought that a play titled 'Blackmail' pretty much gives the whole plot away because 'Blackmail' is an over-flogged title for any drama, movie or screenplay. You would have thought. But don't let the title fool you. The play is a ruthless harvesting of every deep emotion - anger, love and laughter. When it's an Uncle Ebo Whyte play at the National Theatre, a seat is not a seat. It is a...
 
British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:27:00 +0000   
British scientists have made a world-first breakthrough in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Researchers in Oxford and Birmingham say they can isolate different strains of the disease using a process called genome sequencing. It means patients who may have waited months to get the...
 
The Latest: Westminster attacker born Adrian Russell Ajao
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
The Latest on the attacks in London (all times local): ......
 
British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao, London's top counterterror officer said Friday. ......
 
Indians busted with pistol from Dhanusha
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
KATHMANDU: Police have arrested two Indian nationals in possession of unlicensed firearm from Ganeshman Charnath -9 in Dhanusha district. The suspects have been identified as Shatrughna Yadav (26) and Rabindra Yadav (25) of Madhuban, Bihar in India. Police seized a pistol and two bullets from the duo when the Indian motorcycle (BR 32 1695) they were riding was stopped and frisked. The post Indians busted with pistol from Dhanusha appeared first on The Himalayan Times. ......
 
Thapa for improvements at district hospitals for quality services
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
RAUTAHAT:�Health Minister Gagan Thapa said that he was making efforts to provide quality health services to people across the country by bringing improvements at the district hospitals. Minister Thapa also made it clear that the...
 
Le Pen urges Russia and France to unite in Moscow visit
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has urged Russia and France to unite, during a visit to Russia less than a month before French elections. ......
 
Last salute
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal pays final tribute to the party’s lawmaker Dulari Devi, in Kathmandu, on Friday, March 24, 2017. CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal pays final tribute to the party’s lawmaker Dulari Devi, in Kathmandu, on Friday, March 24, 2017. The post Last salute appeared first on The Himalayan Times. ......
 
French defense chief: Battle for Syria's Raqqa within days
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
France's defense minister says the battle by international forces to take back the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will start in the coming days. ......
 
Lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 get new life
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
NEW YORK : For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks. Now that Congress has cleared the way, they’re making a fresh effort. In the next year, the Manhattan federal courts will make rulings signaling to thousands of family members of those killed and injured first responders whether passage of the 2016 Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was largely a symbolic exercise or a catalyst...
 
India call up uncapped Iyer as cover for injured Kohli
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
BENGALURU: India have called up uncapped batsman Shreyas Iyer for the fourth and final test against Australia as cover for captain Virat Kohli who has not recovered fully from a shoulder injury. Kohli damaged his right shoulder when...
 
New Nepal Army spokesperson assumes office
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
KATHMANDU: The newly appointed Nepal Army spokesperson and the Chief of �NA Directorate of Public Relations,� Brigadier...
 
China is not militarising South China Sea, Premier Li says
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
The post China...
 
Nepal Army discusses bilateral relations with China
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
KATHMANDU: The Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defence, General Chang Wanquan, who is on a three-day...
 
18 human skeletons recovered from alleged smugglers in India
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
Police in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal say they have arrested eight men involved in smuggling human bones and recovered 18 skeletons from them. ......
 
NRA website gives wrong information about rebuilt houses
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:00 +0000   
KATHMANDU: The number of houses rebuilt after the earthquake uploaded on the official website of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) does not match with the data of the Ministry of Urban Development. The NRA, the government body formed to carry out reconstruction efforts after the Gorkha...
 
Two more 'significant arrests' over London attack: police
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:24:00 +0000   
Two more people have been arrested over Wednesday's terror attack in London, police said Friday, also giving the attacker's birth name as Adrian Russell and appealing to the public for information about him ......
 
Free soup puts 350 in Myanmar hospital with food poisoning
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:24:00 +0000   
A free lunch for villagers in southern Myanmar turned sour after it landed more than a third of the rural community in hospital with food poisoning, local officials said Friday ......
 
South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry starts final journey
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:24:00 +0000   
South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry was sailed away from its watery grave Friday, beginning its final journey nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives ......
 
2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi goal lifts Argentina
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
A Paulinho brace helped Brazil to a 4-1 victory over Uruguay in a clash of the top two teams in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday. Uruguay were awarded a penalty on nine minutes when Alisson took down Edinson Cavani after the PSG striker h ......
 
Hong Kong shares tick up; Huishan Dairy plummets
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
March 24 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks eked out marginalgains on Friday, with investors awaiting corporate earnings anda vote on a new U.S. healthcare bill seen as President DonaldTrump's first policy test. The benchmark Hang Seng index added 0.1 percent, to24,358.27...
 
Asaram rape case: SC directs UP, Haryana to provide security to witnesses
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
[India] Mar. 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday directed the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to provide full protection to the witnesses in the Asaram Bapu case. An apex court bench headed by Justice Arjan Kumar...
 
China state planner says will target low quality coal imports
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
BEIJING, March 24 (Reuters) - China's top planning agencyaims to control the output and import of low quality coal,according to a statement posted on the its website on Friday,the...
 
Team India practices with a cloud over Kohli's fitness
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
Dharamsala Test - PRACTICE ......
 
NEET 2017 to be held in 23 more cities, says CBSE
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
New Delhi: With a record over 11 lakh students registering for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical course, the CBSE on Friday...
 
Officials Capture Exotic African Hybrid Cat Roaming Streets
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
Authorities in Paterson say they captured a large exotic cat that was wandering city streets. ......
 
Police Arrest Two More Over British Parliament Attack
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they had made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attack on London's parliament... ......
 
Junior doctors of GMCH demand centralized act to prevent violence
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 +0000   
[India], Mar. 24 (ANI): The junior doctors of Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH), who staged a demonstration to express solidarity with the agitating medical fraternity of Maharashtra, have demanded a centralized act to prevent violence against doctors. The junior doctors extended support to their colleagues in Maharashtra by wearing helmets during...
 
Why Should You Read Online Class Reviews Before Hiring A Tutor
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:22:00 +0000   
Online class help websites are dime a dozen. While some guarantee to help you earn an A, there are others that claim to hire Ivy Leaguers. But not everyone hiring them has a positive experience. Some students have been cheated, while others claim to be blackmailed by these websites. If you are struggling to complete your online assignments and looking to hire a tutor, here are three...
 
French candidate Macron wins key backer: defense chief
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:21:31 +0000   
Independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of the defense minister, which could bolster voter confidence that the 39-year-old is presidential material despite having no party and minimal political experience.
 
How to Collect Mobile Data Quickly and Effectively
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:07:00 +0000   
Market research and project planning are essential for any business, but as it can be expensive, it is important to do it cost effectively. The fast paced nature of modern business also means you can’t afford to wait too long to receive and implement your data or share it with others. Use these tips when searching for mobile data collection software which will deliver results in good time and for a fair price: Make Use of Mobile Devices Zapier says that the traditional methods of gathering data were the traditional pen and paper surveys on clip boards, which wasn’t only bad for the environment but took a long time to go through and could easily be misread. Making the transfer to online or...
 
Le Pen urges Russia and France to unite in Moscow visit
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:02:55 +0000   
French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has urged Russia and France to unite, during a visit to Russia less than a month before French elections.
 
18 human skeletons recovered from alleged smugglers in India
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:41 +0000   
Police in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal say they have arrested eight men involved in smuggling human bones and recovered 18 skeletons from them.
 
5 Ways ChattyPeople.com's Customer Support Bot Works
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:47:00 +0000   
You may be considering a client support , chatbots to help you run your e-commerce or food delivery service more efficiently. You've made a smart choice. More and more businesses are turning to customer support bots as a way to improve customer service while keeping costs down. Let's take a closer look at how ChattyPeople's customer support bot can help your business become more productive and serve customers more efficiently. 1. Integration with Facebook and other Selling Platforms The ChattyPeople support bot allows you to communicate with customers on Facebook without adding extra human resources to monitor your pages for your chatbot marketing. It integrates seamlessly with your Facebook...
 
French defense chief: Battle for Syria's Raqqa within days
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:41:17 +0000   
France's defense minister says the battle by international forces to take back the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will start in the coming days.
 
The Latest: Westminster attacker born Adrian Russell Ajao
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:35:59 +0000   
The Latest on the attacks in London (all times local): 8:30 a.m.
 
2 further arrests in London terror attack
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:23:05 +0000   
London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England.
 
Gambia to set up truth commission and offer reparations
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:17:05 +0000   
Gambia says it will set up a truth and reconciliation commission to look into crimes committed by the former regime, and it will offer to pay reparations to victims.
 
At Baghdad rally, Iraq cleric threatens to boycott elections
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:02:36 +0000   
Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has threatened to boycott the upcoming provincial elections, urging instead followers to join a "reform revolution." Al-Sadr spoke to thousands at an anti-government protest on Friday in Baghdad, calling for continued peaceful rallies.
 
Family of ex-federal agent reportedly files suit against Iran over his disappearance
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:43:00 +0000   
The family of a former FBI agent and CIA consultant who vanished in Iran 10 years ago reportedly filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the country, alleging it has used a campaign lies and deceit to hide its role in his capture.
 
Russia: 6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefight
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:41:12 +0000   
Russian authorities say six suspected militants and six soldiers were killed during a firefight in the volatile North Caucasus region.
 
Global Evaporative Cooler Market Research Report 2021
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:52:00 +0000   
Evaporative Cooler Report by Material, Application, and Geography – Global Forecast to 2020 is a professional and in-depth research report on the world’s major regional market conditions, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea and China). Request a sample: http://www.gosreports.com/global-evaporative-cooler-market-research-report-2017/ The report firstly introduced the Evaporative Cooler basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview, product specifications, manufacturing, processes, cost structures, market size, market value and so on. Then it analyzed...
 
Photo gallery: New Hong Kong leader, as anointed by Beijing
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:38:02 +0000   
On Sunday morning, a select group of tycoons, business leaders, politicians and trade and industry group representatives will gather in a cavernous exhibition center to vote for the next leader of Hong Kong.
 
All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:36:08 +0000   
Brenda Frese always wants to give her team new experiences.
 
Brazil on brink, Messi revives Argentina
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:45:00 +0000   
Brazil thrashed Uruguay to move to the brink of the World Cup finals on Thursday as Lionel Messi got Argentina's faltering qualification campaign back on track with the only goal to sink Chile. A superb hat-trick from China-based midfielder Paulinho powered Brazil to a 4-1 drubbing of the Uruguayans in Montevideo to leave the five-time world champions all-but-certain of a place at next year's finals in Russia. The Brazilians now lead the 10-team round-robin competition by seven points after their latest win. The top...
 
All You Need to Know About Digital Prosumer Cameras
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:39:00 +0000   
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2 more 'significant' arrests made in investigation into London attack
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:26:00 +0000   
Authorities in London made two more "significant" arrests in the investigation into Wednesday's terror attack that sent shock waves through the country.
 
AP Explains: Hong Kong's unusual system to pick its leader
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:14:18 +0000   
Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by elites favored by Beijing cast their ballots in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests.
 
A round-trip flight just for the view _ the Southern Lights
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:14:05 +0000   
They took an eight-hour flight just to look out the airplane's window, but it was an extraordinary view.
 
Toronto school board will no longer have US trips due to Trump travel ban fears
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:53:00 +0000   
Canada's largest school board will no longer book any trips to the U.S. because of fears students might have trouble at the border due to travel restrictions enacted by President Donald Trump.
 
Flipkart reportedly buying eBay India operations
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:53:00 +0000   
Flipkart recently raised $1 billion from investors like Microsoft and Tencent. In what is a big news regarding India’s e-commerce market, Flipkart is said to be in advanced talks to acquire eBay’s Indian operations. The news comes days after Flipkart reportedly raised $1 billion in its latest round of funding. While details of the finances are not out yet, this is believed to be a cashless deal. Since its launch...
 
North Korea maintains readiness for nuclear test at any time: South Korea
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:27:00 +0000   
SEOUL: North Korea has maintained readiness to conduct a new nuclear test at any time, a South Korean military official said on Friday, amid a report of a possible test within days as Pyongyang defies international pressure. US and South Korean military surveillance assets were closely monitoring the North's Punggye-ri nuclear test site on the reclusive state's east coast, said the official, who declined to be identified. Speaking by telephone, the official also declined to comment on whether there were fresh signs pointing to an imminent test. "North Korea is ready to carry out a nuclear test at any...
 
Sydney teenager pleads guilty to plotting terrorist attack
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:09:36 +0000   
A Sydney teenager has pleaded guilty to plotting a terrorist attack on an Australian Veteran's Day ceremony last year.
 
UN report: Sanctions disrupt humanitarian aid to North Korea
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:26:15 +0000   
International sanctions on North Korea are taking a serious toll on humanitarian aid activities, according to a United Nations-led report.
 
Lawmakers demand information on Flynn's Russia ties
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:15:00 +0000   
Washington (CNN)Republicans and Democrats are demanding more information about connections between President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn and several foreign entities -- including the Kremlin-backed media outlet RT. Their calls come after months of controversy surrounding one of Trump's longtime campaign advisers and top aide on security matters. Questions have swirled about the nature of his ties to Russia and whether he violated any restrictions on contacts with foreign officials. The top Democrat and Republican on the House Oversight Committee sent individual letters to four top Trump administration officials requesting any documents they have related to...
 
Hackers try to extort Apple by threatening to wipe iPhones
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:37:00 +0000   
Someone claiming to be a group of hackers called themselves the "Turkish Crime Family" has apparently been trying to extort money from Apple. As Motherboard reported a few days ago, the group claims to have login details for hundreds of millions of A... ......
 
Ultimatum From President Trump Says Vote Or Move On From GOP Health Care Plan
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:27:00 +0000   
President Trump apparently fed up with House Republicans on Thursday night lashed out to say through his aides that the time to find common ground was now, according to The Washington Post. Rank-and-file Republicans were holding a late night meeting on Capitol Hill in an attempt at finding common ground in the health care replacement plan put forth by House Speaker Paul D. Ryan from Wisconsin.“Disastrous #Obamacare has led to higher costs & fewer options. It will only continue to get worse! We must #RepealANDReplace. #PassTheBill,” Trump tweeted from his official White House account as the meeting was wrapping up Thursday night. The move is a risk for the President and Speaker, both of whom...
 
Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:23:00 +0000   
The work is far from over. The researchers now have the biological resource to mass produce red blood cells, but they still need the manufacturing technology for mass production. It is like the difference...
 
Global Integrated Workplace Management System Market Research Report 2017
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:01:00 +0000   
Integrated Workplace Management System Report by Material, Application, and Geography – Global Forecast to 2021 is a professional and in-depth research report on the world’s major regional market conditions, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States, Germany, united Kingdom, Japan, South Korea and China). The report firstly introduced the Integrated Workplace Management System basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost structures, raw materials and so on. Then it analyzed the world’s main region market conditions, including the product price,...
 
China is not militarising South China Sea, Premier Li says
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:25:00 +0000   
China is not militarising the South China Sea, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, although he acknowledged that defence equipment on islands in the disputed waterway had been placed there to maintain "freedom of...
 
FBI 'double standard' in election campaign, says Podesta
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:23:00 +0000   
Hillary Clinton's former campaign manager, John Podesta, tells the BBC the FBI has exercised...
 
Thousands Displaced As Peru Continues Fight Against Flooding
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:01:00 +0000   
Thousands are now living in plastic tents near Lima, Peru after being forced out of their homes by some of the worst flooding to hit the country in decades this past month, according to Reuters. More than 80 people have been killed and 110,000 displaced due to the rain or rain-related incidents since December. Schools have suspended classes around the country and running water has been restricted after treatment plants were damaged from mudslides. Authorities warn that flooding may last into April as damages to infrastructure have already created food shortages over choked off transit. The government said they already fumigated over 200,000 homes so curb outbreaks of mosquito-transmitted...
 
Gorillaz Drop Four New Songs And Animated Videos From New Album Humanz
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:55:00 +0000   
At long last, Gorillaz — Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s genre-defying animated band — has returned to announce its first album in six years. Humanz will arrive on April 28, and marks the official follow-up to 2011’s The Fall. The exciting announcement comes with four new songs: “Ascension,” featuring a fiery Vince Staples; the passionate call to arms “We Got the Power,”...
 
200 Feared Dead After Migrant Boats Found Empty in Mediterranean
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:09:00 +0000   
Proactiva Open Arms said they recovered five bodies near two capsized boats, that likely had close to 100 people each inside when they began to sink, according to The BBC. A spokesman for Italy's coast guard said they confirmed that five young men appeared to have drowned."We brought on board five corpses recovered from the sea, but no lives," the group wrote on its Facebook page. "It is a harsh reality check of the suffering here that is invisible in Europe." The number of migrants attempting the route from Libya to Italy in their attempts to reach Europe have spiked drastically after the route between Turkey and Greece was shut down. The Italian coast guard confirmed they've co-ordinated...
 
Uganda At Critical Breaking Point in Refugee Crisis
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:45:00 +0000   
The United Nations is warning that Uganda is nearing a "breaking point" with almost 3,000 refugees pouring into the country everyday fleeing violence and famine in South Sudan, according to Al Jazeera. On Thursday, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioners for Refugees, said that the numbers of refugees would pass a million before mid-2017."We are at a breaking point. Uganda cannot handle Africa's largest refugee crisis alone," Grandi told reporters in Kampala. "The lack of international attention to the suffering of the South Sudanese people is failing some of the most vulnerable people in the world when they most desperately need our help." Uganda's Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda said...
 
Cancer in young women and teens may harm future pregnancies, study finds
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:34:00 +0000   
Study found women who had cancer in adolescence may have issues with pregnancy. ......
 
3 Reasons Athletes Should Keep a Food Journal
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:17:00 +0000   
The influence that our nutrition and diet play on athletic performance aren’t always as apparent as they should be, but it’s there, either pushing you along with more energy, faster recovery, and a stronger immune system, or it’s dragging you down, leaving you feeling haggard, tired, and sluggish. In our battle to conquer our nutrition the easy way out is supplements. With pre-workouts, post-workouts, intra-workouts, and every sort of pill and powder imaginable designed to help cure all of our nutritional woes we hit them hard. But in reality, eating clean will do more for you than all of the nutritional supplements in the world. And the first step in cleaning up your nutrition is starting a...
 
Steve Carell, Amy Schumer, Nicole Kidman to Star in Dramedy ‘She Came to Me’
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:16:00 +0000   
Steve Carell, Amy Schumer, and Nicole Kidman will star in the independent dramedy “She Came to Me.” Schumer just exited the “Barbie” movie to make room in her schedule for this film. Rebecca Miller is directing from her own script. “She Came to Me” will be produced under Miller and Damon Cardasis’ banner Round Films, alongside... Read more » ......
 
The importance of Proofreading in Translated Material
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:59:00 +0000   
On the 25th of July 2016, Channel 5 aired an episode of Fireman Sam which showed the character slipping on a piece of paper whilst carrying tea in through a doorway. This paper is flung into the air and it can be seen to be a page from the Quran. The video went viral and shared by over 10,000 people within the first 24 hours after it was bought to the attention of the public by one twitter user. This caused a lot of embarrassment for both Mattel and Channel 5. Why was this allowed to happen? Well it can be argued that it was Islamophobia and the artist did this to either deliberately offend a large proportion of a religious community or perhaps for self-satisfaction due to prejudice and bias...
 
Magistrate Tasked With Allieviating Slew Of 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:52:00 +0000   
A federal judge in New York has been tasked with organizing a slew of 9/11 lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for the 2001 terrorist attacks, The Associated Press reported Thursday. A new law passed by Congress in 2016 and signed into law by former President Barack Obama opened the floodgates to the lawsuits, the report said. Meanwhile, Magistrate Sarah Netburn presided over a hearing Thursday bringing together dozens of lawyers who have filed lawsuits since the bill’s passage last year, the report said. The lawsuits represent thousands of family members of those who died in the terrorist attack and others who were injured, the report said. In June, Saudi Arabia is expected to appear in court to...
 
Judge allows Oregon resident to be genderless
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:40:00 +0000   
(AP) — An Oregon judge who last year ruled that a transgender person can legally change their sex to "non-binary" has given the OK for a Portland resident to be genderless. Multnomah County Judge Amy Holmes Hehn on March 10 granted a petition allowing Patrick Abbatiello to go from male to "agender" and switch to the single name Patch. The 27-year-old Patch writes and designs video games and had been using the name Patch since well before the decision to legally change. In an email, the judge told NBC News, which first reported about Patch's case, that her decisions were supported by facts and law. ......
 
CBO Finds Revised GOP Health Care Plan Would Still Raise Uninsured Rates
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:22:00 +0000   
The revised Republican bill to replace Obamacare as proposed would still lead to the same number of Americans losing health insurance as their first plan according to the Congressional Budget Office on Thursday, reported by Reuters. The CBO said that the revision would still cause 24 million to be uninsured by 2026 compared to the current law. The bill itself is currently delayed in the House of Representatives. President Donald Trump and other House leaders attempted to convince some of the skeptical members of the Republican Party to promise their votes but instead were dealt a setback. The financial markets ended slightly down on Thursday after the delay since the markets were using it as...
 
WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:19:00 +0000   
NEW YORK (AP) — New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn't disable by resetting their devices. ......
 
U.S. Senators Announce Bill To Tighten Sanctions Over Iran
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:00:00 +0000   
A bill to tighten sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile launches and non-nuclear activity was announced by U.S. senators Thursday, Reuters reported. The measure was co-authored by Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez and Republican Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker, said the report. It was also sponsored by 14 Democratic and Republican senators. The bipartisan bill would enact mandatory sanctions for anyone with trade relations or involvement in Iran's ballistic missile program, said Reuters. The bill would apply sanctions to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as well. Past sanction bills were suggested by Iran to be in violation of the international nuclear pact reached by the...
 
Proposed skyscraper could add twist to iconic skyline
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:58:00 +0000   
"The Big Bend" would be double the height of the tallest addresses across the world if it was stretched out ......
 
From caricature to man of character: How time and art change image of Bush
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:46:00 +0000   

From caricature to man of character: How time and art change image of BushLast July, when former President George W. Bush began to smile and sway to “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” holding hands with both his wife and former first lady Michelle Obama during the closing moments of a memorial service for five Dallas police officers, many of his long-time detractors could only look and mock. On traditional and social media, Mr. Bush, making a rare public appearance at the time, was once again the president of the malaprop, seemingly lacking in seriousness and curiosity, the smirking architect of a disastrous and unnecessary war.


 
 


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