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Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain Another four people were also taken to the Basurto University hospital in Bilbao on a night of tension. It was feared that Russian Ultras had joined other fans and travelled to Spain without tickets and meeting at the Plaza Moyua at 6.30pm, when the first scuffles were reported. [Full Article...]

Bay Area students join national walkout in push for tighter gun control

Bay Area students join national walkout in push for tighter gun control To see more, visit WLRN 91.3 FM . "I hope Donald Trump and the government hears us and tries to make some changes". "[I'm] super proud of my daughter for walking here from her school and for supporting her friends and for standing up for a cause", said Veronica Block, who arrived at the school after. [Full Article...]

Kuwait, Philippines reach deal on workforce regulation

Kuwait, Philippines reach deal on workforce regulation CEB has previously announced that it would shoulder the cost of the entire charter flight, offering the airlift for free, in response to the call for assistance by the government to repatriate Filipino workers in Kuwait. "Ito ba 'yung kabayaran ng pinakita namin sa inyo?" That prompted senators to ask why labour officials did not immediately order a ban on the deployment of workers to Kuwait with ... [Full Article...]

Ram Nath Kovind arrives to address UP Investors Summit 2018

Ram Nath Kovind arrives to address UP Investors Summit 2018 In cases of inciting communal riots, the government is supposed to grant or refuse sanction to prosecute a riot accused. In his affidavit, Bhatnagar also stated that the CB-CID, which has been investigating the case registered in connection with the riots, has proposed to submit its closure report and it will be submitted before the trial court. [Full Article...]

Avani Chaturvedi: First Indian woman to fly fighter jet

Avani Chaturvedi: First Indian woman to fly fighter jet She made the record on February 19, when she flew a MIG-21 Bison all alone in her first training sortie, in Jamnagar, Gujarat. A solo sortie is the first milestone for any fighter pilot. The Indian Express reported that till about last week, Avani undertook flights in twin-seater training jets accompanied by IAF instructors. She completed basic flying training on a Pilatus aircraft and then... [Full Article...]

Norway's Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter Olympian ever

Norway's Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter Olympian ever They've won five gold medals in sliding events, which ties the record for gold medals at a single games. Tenth in the World Cup standings, the diminutive Bjoergen has collected a gold (4x5km relay), silver (15km skiathlon) and two bronze (10km freestyle and team sprint) in Pyeongchang. [Full Article...]

Jamie Anderson soars to silver in big air for US

Jamie Anderson soars to silver in big air for US The inaugural gold medal for women's big air snowboarding came down to the final run. New Zealand's Zoi Sadowski-Synnott took bronze. The Austrian, who was the favorite for the event, was trailing Anderson going into the final run but hit a switch double 1080 to overtake her rival in the standings. [Full Article...]

EPF interest rates tumble again, this time to 8.55%

EPF interest rates tumble again, this time to 8.55% The past few years have seen the interest rate on Employees' Provident Fund ( EPF ) headed downwards - from 8.8 per cent in 2015-16 to 8.65 per cent in the following fiscal, a four-year low. The EPFO manages a corpus of over Rs 11 trillion. "We paid 8.65% last fiscal, which had resulted in a surplus of Rs 695 crore previous year", Gangwar said. [Full Article...]

Turkey 'strongly' condemns Dutch MPs' recognising Armenian 'genocide'

Turkey 'strongly' condemns Dutch MPs' recognising Armenian 'genocide' Turkey denies that there was a systematic campaign to slaughter Armenians as an ethnic group during World War One. Relations between the two countries were plunged into crisis a year ago over the Dutch refusal to allow Turkish ministers to campaign in the Netherlands before a referendum that gave Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power. [Full Article...]

Quincy Jones Apologizes for Controversial Interviews

Quincy Jones Apologizes for Controversial Interviews The Grammy Award-winner went on to say that he's not a flawless human being and "isn't afraid to say it". He added that there were stipulations, however, to dating these women, "Well, my daughters gave me new numbers, because they kept saying, 'Dad, you can't go out with girls younger than us.' I said, 'Y'all are not young anymore....' So the new numbers are 28 to 42". [Full Article...]

"Inexcusably insensitive": Black History Month menu at NYU leads to firings

You take a breath. Within one day, the university president, Andrew Hamilton, issued a statement denouncing the menu and deeming it, "inexcusably insensitive". "We are extremely disappointed by the insensitive and offensive actions taken by one of our employees who did not follow policy and processes", Victoria Pasquale, Aramark Regional Vice President, said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Strikes held at Scottish universities in pensions row

Strikes held at Scottish universities in pensions row More than 1 million students are expected to be affected by lost classes. Asked who is most to blame for the pensions dispute, half (50%) of those polled agreed it is the university employers, with 2% saying it is university staff and a fifth (20%) saying both parties are equally to blame. [Full Article...]

Tourist ferry explodes at Mexican beach, several injured

Tourist ferry explodes at Mexican beach, several injured The report we're receiving is that there are individuals wounded by splinters", Cristina Torres, municipal president, told Mexican newspaper El Universal . The director of Civil Protection for Playa del Carmen reported there were no fatalities. This photo, tweeted by a journalist, shows the damage sustained inside the vessel. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to hear Kerala Love-Jihad case today

Supreme Court to hear Kerala Love-Jihad case today The Kerala High Court had annulled Ms. Hadiya's marriage to Shafin Jahan . "You can investigate any other thing", the court said, adding if the high court was justified in nullifying the marriage is a pure question of law. "What we are concerned with is the consent to marriage". In an affidavit filed before the top court, 25-year-old Hadiya also said that she had married Shafin Jahan on her... [Full Article...]

Watch Spot Mini Endure Abuse While Opening a Door

Watch Spot Mini Endure Abuse While Opening a Door But this video is just too much, especially when the man is kicking the robot and pulling it - it's nearly like watching graphic animal abuse, and I may be insane, but I don't ever want to treat a robot like this, even to test how robust it is. [Full Article...]

Kulsoom Nawaz to be made new PML-N president

Kulsoom Nawaz to be made new PML-N president Earlier today, PML-N Chairman Zafarul Haq had told reporters that PML-N's central working committee will appoint the party's interim president next week. To a query, Bilawal said that he was engaged in a political fight with PML-N, hence there was no reason for him to meet Maryam Nawaz. The decision was taken in the aftermath of the Supreme Court verdict, which removed Sharif from his post as th... [Full Article...]

Bihar to probe illegal construction by Tej Pratap in govt bungalow

Bihar to probe illegal construction by Tej Pratap in govt bungalow Tej Pratap further alleged that the ghosts had been released by Nitish Kumar and deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi. "I have vacated the residence..." The bungalow at 3 Deshratna Marg was allotted to Tej after the 2015 Bihar elections when under the "Grand Alliance" government of RJD, JD (U) and Congress, he became the health minister. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze In Final Olympic Downhill Competition

Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze In Final Olympic Downhill Competition There will also be a team Alpine skiing event at the 2018 Winter Olympics which features teams consisting of two men and two women, racing against each other on parallel slalom courses. The last women's super-G champ who skipped the downhill at the same Winter Games was Diann Roffe of the U.S.in 1994. "I couldn't have done it much better than this, this was my best downhill ever". [Full Article...]

Embattled Australian deputy PM faces call to step down as party leader

Embattled Australian deputy PM faces call to step down as party leader When asked if media should expose personal relationships of politicians, he said it should not happen again. Joyce had spent the past week on "holiday" in Armidale , though he made a number of media appearances, including a candid interview with his partner and former media advisor, Vikki Campion . [Full Article...]

UAE remains committed to OPEC oil output cut

UAE remains committed to OPEC oil output cut The majority of Platts London Oil & Energy Forum attendants expressed optimism that the oil prices will remain between $65 and $70 in the first quarter of next year, while more than half of the attendants expected the OPEC deal to extend after 2018. [Full Article...]


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