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Frp: Fastende barn utsettes for omsorgssvikt

Frps utdanningspolitiske talsperson Åshild Bruun-Gundersen ber norske lærere følge med på om muslimske barn faster og dermed ikke klarer å henge med på skolen under fastemåneden ramadan. Foto: Terje Bendiksby / NTB scanpix Publisert:24.05.18 07:49 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-24T05:49:28Z Barn som ikke får spise eller drikke i løpet av en hel dag, utsettes for omsorgssvikt, mener Frp-politiker. Det reneste sprøyt, kontrer Venstre-topp. – Jeg mener det er helt uakseptabelt at barn går 18–19 timer uten mat og drikke. Dette er rett og slett grov omsorgssvikt, sier Åshild Bruun-Gundersen til NTB. Hun er utdanningspolitisk talsperson for Frp på Stortinget. – Jeg mener lærerne må følge med og gi beskjed til foreldrene om at det ikke er akseptabelt at barn ikke får spise eller drikke i løpet av en hel dag. Dersom ikke dette nytter, bør barnevernet kobles inn, fordi dette er omsorgssvikt, legger hun til. les også (VG+) Hadia Tajik: – Noen øyeblikk i livet definerer deg. Dette var et slikt øyeblikk. I likhet med flere hundre millioner muslimer rundt om i verden, faster i disse dager også tusener av norske muslimer under høytiden ramadan. – Bør påtvinges ferie I Danmark går debatten høyt etter at innvandringsminister Inger ...
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MLB: Mariners lengthen stadium lease

Added to disabled list: Cincinnati relievers Austin Brice (back) and Raisel Iglesias (biceps), Cleveland outfielder Brandon Guyer (neck), Houston outfielder Josh Reddick (leg infection), Oakland slugger Khris Davis (groin), Tampa Bay pitcher Jake Faria (oblique). ...
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Pompeo: Trump-Kim Summit Nonetheless on Schedule

The top U.S. diplomat who held face-to-face talks with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has assured lawmakers the U.S. will negotiate only a strong denuclearization deal with Pyongyang. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday ahead of an expected June 12 summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korea's reclusive leader, Kim Jong Un. VOA's Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson reports ...
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Talking out at Hiphopland, the Israel Competition opening occasion

In the cool Jerusalem evening air, in a gritty Talpiot parking lot usually surrounded by furniture upholsterers, woodworking shops and car garages, scores of teenagers (and some adults) gathered for a taste of local hip hop culture, the opening event of Israel Festival 2018. Called Hiphopland, the evening of poetry, rap and hip hop revolved around Israel’s 70th and the country’s Declaration of Independence, as the various artists spoke, sang and talked about their identities and that of the country they live in. Members of the Incubator Theater’s label Bedibur took their turns on the temporary stage for the first part of the evening, offering their takes on what it means to be Israeli. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up They sang about Jerusalem (it’s not Tel Aviv), teasing out its character to the crowd of mostly locals, mentioning Mahane Yehuda and the Rose Garden, the importance of drinking locally made Shapira beer rather than Maccabi, and feeling annoyed about the weight of Shabbat observance while enjoying Friday afternoons in the city. Hip-hop dancers led the crowd in a fast-paced, sweaty dance-off (Jessica Steinberg/Times of Israel) There was ...
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Död fisk vid kraftstation förbryllar

NorsesundEn mängd död fisk upptäcktes nyligen vid Solvedens kraftstation. Vid Alingsås Energi vet man inte vad som orsakat fiskdöden – men håller situationen under uppsikt. Det var en läsare som nyligen uppmärksammade att ett större antal fiskar låg döda vid Solvedens kraftstation, vilken ligger mellan Mjörn och Lillelången. Vid AlingsåsEnergi, som sedan fjolåret äger kraftstationen, är man medvetna om saken. – Vår entreprenör har uppmärksammat att det varitdöda fiskar vid Solveden, framförallt ål om jag förstår det rätt, och att det inte brukar se ut så, säger Stefan Börjesjö, affärsområdeschef Elnät och tjänster på Alingsås Energi. Oklar orsak Enligt Alingsås Energis uppgifter är det oklart varför fisken har dött. Om fisken har flutit död in i gallret vid kraftstationen, eller simmat in och dött där är osäkert.I dagsläget vidtas inte några åtgärder med anledning av händelsen. – Nej, inte mer än att vihåller läget under uppsikt. Om något liknande händer igen då får vi gå vidare med det här, säger Stefan Börjesjö ...
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On ‘Stormy Daniels Day,’ West Hollywood honors porn star with key to town

In a letter to the Trump campaign, Horvath wrote that the "people of West Hollywood have seen the devastation and destruction that hatred and hate speech can bring. We are home to Jewish immigrants who escaped Nazi occupation in Soviet Russia, to LGBTQ people of all ages including survivors of the AIDS crisis, and to many other diverse constituencies, of which we are most proud." ...
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Italienske medier: Minst to døde og 18 skadet i togavsporing

JOBBER: Redningspersonell jobber på åstedet etter at et tog kjørte inn i en lastebil som sto på skinnegangen i Caluso utenfor Torino onsdag kveld. Foto: Antonio Calanni / TT NYHETSBYRÅN Publisert:24.05.18 05:53 Oppdatert: 24.05.18 06:24 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert UTENRIKS2018-05-24T03:53:38Z Ifølge AFP melder italienske medier at to er døde og flere skadet etter at et tog sporet av i Italia. Italienske Torino della Sera melder at to er døde og 23 skadet etter at tre vogner sporet av i Torino sent onsdag kveld. Det skal ha vært et regionstog som kjørte i en lastebil som sto på skinnegangen i Caluso utenfor Torino, og tre vogner, inkludert lokomotivet, skal ha sporet av. Hendelsen skjedde i 23.20-tiden på linjen mellom Torino og Ivrea. Konduktøren skal være blant de drepte. Ifølge Washington Post har italienske myndigheter bekreftet at 18 er skadet. Det italienske nyhetsbyrået ANSA sier to av de skadede ble fraktet til sykehus med luftambulanse. Torino Today melder at 20 er skadet. Rundt 30 mennesker skal ha vært på toget. Tre av de minst 18 skadede skal være alvorlig skadet. En representant for det regionale togselskapet opplyser at bommen skal ha gått ned før toget kom, men at lastebilen av ...
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Washington weighs slicing funds to UN companies after Palestinians be part of

The United States is considering whether to cut funding to two UN agencies and the chemical weapons watchdog after the Palestinians joined the organizations, a US official said Wednesday. In a move aimed at boosting their international profile, the Palestinians have joined the UN trade development organization UNCTAD, industrial development agency UNIDO and the Chemical Weapons Convention which is upheld by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). US legislation bars funding for UN agencies or affiliates that grant membership to Palestine, which has the status of a non-member observer state at the United Nations. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up “It has been the consistent position of the United States that efforts by the Palestinians to join international organizations are premature and counterproductive,” a US official said. “We will review the application of US legislative restrictions related to Palestinian membership in certain UN agencies and organizations,” the official added. The Palestinian move comes amid a rift with President Donald Trump’s administration over its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Palestinians want to make East Jerusalem the capital of their future state ...
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Morgenoppdatering 24.05.2018

SKARP SKYTS: Nord-Koreas viseutenriksminister Choe Son Hui sier det nå er opp til USA om de vil ha atomkrig eller ei. Foto: AP Publisert:24.05.18 05:29 Oppdatert: 24.05.18 05:48 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-24T03:48:13Z Dette er noen av de viktigste nyhetene som skjedde mens du sov. Mann omkom etter fall i fjellet: En mann i 40-årene døde etter å ha falt ved Rørsethornet i Midsund i Møre og Romsdal. Nord-Korea truer USA med atomkrig: Viseutenriksminister Choe Son Hui satte ikke pris på kommentaren til visepresident Mike Pence om at Nord-Korea kan ende opp som Syria. Kjørte av veien - døde: En mann i begynnelsen av 20-årene omkom etter å ha kjørt av veien ved Fiskarstrand i Møre og Romsdal. Innspurt for å unngå storstreik i staten: Like før fristen gikk ut for lønnsoppgjøret i staten, var streiketrusselen fra over 77.000 fortsatt overhengende. I første omgang står 6.000 klare til å streike. Fyrverkerilager gikk i luften - flere savnet i Spania: I tillegg til de fire som er antatt omokommet er 30 personer fraktet til sykehus. Dagens VG-leder: Å tenke det utenkelig Denne artikkelen handler om Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert Rabattkoder ...
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TV 2 og P4 er streikevinnerne

VANT KAMPEN OM SEERNE: TV 2 og Nyhetkanalen har fått et skikkelig løft under NRK-streiken. Ikke minst takket være omfattende dekning av det kongelige bryllupet i England på lørdag som Elin Ludvigsen, Cathrine Fossum, Siri Kleiven Strøm og Morten Sandøy ledet. Foto: TV 2 Publisert:24.05.18 05:39 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert TV2018-05-24T03:39:42Z Både seere og lyttere flyktet fra den nyhetsdrevne delen av NRK under streiken som ble avsluttet onsdag kveld. Vinnerne ble TV 2 og P4. NRK.no mistet et betydelig antall unike brukere under den 8 dager lange streiken. NRK-topp Marius Lillelien er bekymret for langvarig negativ effekt av streiken. – TV 2 profittererte mest på streiken og det henger igjen sammen med at seerne er tørste på nyheter og TV 2 har journalister som er i arbeid. Det samme gjelder også for P4, sier TV-sjef Marianne Massaiu i mediebyrået Mediacom til VG. VG snakket med Massaiu onsdag formiddag, før NRK-streiken var avsluttet. les også Det koker i middelklassen Seer- og lyttertall fra TNS Gallup viser at markedandelene for NRK TV i pinsehelgen nesten var halvert, både sammenlignet med pinsen i 2017 - og samme helg i 2017. Hardest rammet var Dagsrevyens sendeflate, hvor det var rundt 400.000 færre ...
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N. Korea to Rethink Summit if US Continues ‘Evil Acts’

North Korea is saying it will reconsider a summit with President Donald Trump if the U.S. continues with what it calls "evil acts." Pyongyang was reacting to comments by Vice President Mike Pence who appeared on Fox News Monday to warn Kim Jong Un he would be making a "great mistake" to play around with the United States before the talks. Pence also said North Korea could wind up like Libya if Kim does not make a deal. Libya has been been in political and social turmoil since it gave up its nuclear ambitions and its longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed. North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hiu made no attempt to soften her government's offense, calling Pence's words "unbridled and impudent." "As a person involved in U.S. affairs, I cannot suppress my surprise at such ignorant and stupid remarks gushing from the mouth of a U.S. vice president," the state run news agency reported Thursday. Choe also hinted that the North does not need a summit with Trump. FILE - A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, in Washignton, May 17, 2018, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Panmunjom, South Korea, April 27, ...
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Can Trump Assure Kim Will Keep if North Korea Denuclearizes?

WASHINGTON — Experts are doubtful whether the United States could “guarantee” that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would remain in power if North Korea denuclearizes as President Donald Trump promised during his meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Despite North Korea’s threat to cancel the summit with the U.S. scheduled for June 12, Trump met with Moon in Washington to prepare for talks with Kim. Speaking with reporters, Trump said that despite the anticipation surrounding the Singapore summit, “there’s a very substantial chance it won’t work out” for June 12. At the same time, Trump attempted to reassure Kim that the North Korean leader would stay in power if North Korea denuclearizes, indicating the U.S. will not seek a regime change in Pyongyang. “I will guarantee his safety, yes,” Trump said. “He will be safe. He will be happy.” People watch a TV broadcasting a news report on the upcoming dismantling of the Punggye-ri nuclear testing site, in Seoul, South Korea, May 23, 2018. ​Peace treaty Ken Gause, director at the International Affairs Group at the Center for Naval Analyses, said providing a security guarantee for Kim’s regime would require more than Trump’s promise. The guarantee would need to ...
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Peter Korpås lycklig stipendiat

HerrljungaJiu jitsu-ledaren Peter Korpås får årets ungdomsledarpris i Herrljunga kommun. Han får bland annat priset för sina sociala egenskaper.– Idrotten är en stor del av mitt liv och det försöker jag dela med mig av. Det är tekniska nämnden i Herrljunga som utser ”Årets Ungdomsledare 2018”. Priset delas ut på nationaldagen den 6 juni framför kommunhuset. Priset för årets ungdomsledare kom som en oväntad överraskning. Peter Korpås känner sig mycket stolt och hedrad av utmärkelsen. I prisets motivering framgår det att Peter har medverkat i integrationsarbetet, som bland annat fört med sig nya mångfaldiga vänskaper. – Om jag tänker efter vilken innebörd just ungdomsledarpriset för med sig blir jag alldeles lycklig. Det är ett fint pris att bli uppmärksammad av, säger han. Läs hela intervjun i torsdagstidningen Läs mer i pappers-AT och eAT » ...
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NY Instances’ Friedman: Netanyahu ‘too cowardly’ to take steps crucial for peace

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “too cowardly” to take the necessary actions for peace with the Palestinians, while Hamas has proved a disaster for the residents of the Gaza Strip, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman wrote on Tuesday. In a piece titled “Hamas, Netanyahu and Mother Nature,” the veteran Times writer lamented the intransigence he felt was exhibited by both the Israeli government and Gaza’s Hamas rulers, and said environmental and humanitarian dangers could soon force both Israelis and Palestinians to look beyond their differences to increased cooperation. Friedman said the Netanyahu government’s settlement expansion policies have made “separating Israelis and Palestinians increasingly impossible and therefore an apartheidlike situation increasingly likely.” Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Netanyahu, Freidman, asserted, “wants it all,” unable to accept any significant concessions to Palestinians that a peace accord would require. “And with President Trump and the US Congress writing him blank checks, [he] thinks he can have it all. So why bother making any concessions for peace?” He added: “I get why Israel has no choice but to defend its border with Gaza with brute force. But I find it ...
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Three males charged in on-line gaming dispute that led to lethal ‘swatting’ incident in Kansas

Barriss is already awaiting trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in Wichita, but on Wednesday, federal prosecutors also charged Casey Viner, 18, of North College Hill, Ohio, and Shane Gaskill, 19, of Wichita, for their roles in the incident that led a police officer to shoot and kill 28-year-old Andrew Finch ...
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Weinstein etterforskes på føderalt nivå

NY ETTERFORSKNING: Over 100 kvinner har anklaget filmprodusenten Harvey Weinstein for overgrep, trakassering, annen upassende oppførsel og voldtekt. Foto: Charles Sykes / Invision / AP / NTB scanpix Publisert:24.05.18 04:48 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert FILM2018-05-24T02:48:38Z Den overgrepsanklagede filmmogulen Harvey Weinstein er under etterforskning av føderale myndigheter i New York, ifølge hans advokat. Advokaten Benjamin Brafman havder har han fått beskjed om at Weinstein er «hovedpersonen» i en etterforskning statsadvokaten i New York har innledet. Riksadvokaten i byen innledet etterforskning av Weinstein i fjor høst. les også Asia Argento sjokkerte under Cannes-seremoni: - Jeg ble voldtatt på denne festivalen av Harvey Weinstein – Jeg gjør mitt ytterste for å overtale begge påtalemyndigheter om at han ikke burde bli arrestert og eller siktet, fordi han ikke har vitende brutt loven, sier Brafman. les også Harvey Weinsteins ekskone: – Jeg gråter for barna mine Det er sju måneder siden de første kvinnene sto fram og fortalte om overgrepene de hevder Weinstein utsatte dem for. Siden har over 100 kvinner fortalt lignende historier om overgrep, trakassering og annen upassende oppførsel. Mange av kvinnene anklager ham også for voldtekt. les også Statsadvokaten i New York går av etter anklager om mishandling Politiet har ...
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NFL raises flag of comfort on nationwide anthem

So the NFL acted. It had to act. The business demanded it. For the sake of viewers and sponsors and ticketholders, most of which were decreasing, the league had to create the same backdrop evident in every game in every other major professional sport, where athletes stand at attention for every anthem ...
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Palestinian gunman opens hearth at troops, is arrested

A Palestinian gunman opened fired at Israeli Border Police forces manning a checkpoint northwest of the West Bank town of Bethlehem Wednesday night. There were no casualties in the attack. The gunman fled and security forces gave chase, during which time the assailant once again fired at his pursuers. He was eventually subdued and taken into custody, officials said. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up The gunman was lightly injured during his arrest. In the Gaza Strip IDF forces arrested an unarmed Palestinian who crossed into Israel from the south of the territory, army says. The suspect was arrested just after he crossed the fence. He was taken in for questioning. On Wednesday security forces arrested two Palestinians suspected of shooting at an Israeli vehicle outside Ramallah the previous day. The Shin Bet said in a statement that the suspects, Palestinians from the Ramallah area, “implicated themselves in the incident” during their initial investigation. Judah Ari Gross contributed to this report ...
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Å tenke det utenkelige

HVA HVIS?: Langvarig strømbrudd kan utløse stor krise. Hvor forberedt er vi på det? Foto: Science Photo Library / ABO leder Publisert:24.05.18 04:02 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert MENINGER2018-05-24T02:02:52Z Direktoratet for samfunnssikkerhet og beredskap (DSB) frykter nordmenn mangler forståelse for konsekvensene av langvarig strømbrudd, manglende vanntilførsel eller hva som kan skje når matbutikken må stenge grunnet forsyningssvikt. En ny kampanje tar sikte på å forberede oss på det utenkelige. Vi mener tiltaket er godt, men Sverige tar det et steg videre. Ifølge NTB skal 4,8 millioner svenske husstander neste uke få en trykksak på 20 sider med råd om hva man skal gjøre i en krisesituasjon. Her blir vårt nabofolk minnet om hva som skjer når strømmen forsvinner og forblir borte over tid; hva dette har å si for alt fra oppvarming av bolig, via mobiltelefoner og betalingsterminaler som slutter å virke, til sammenbrudd i kollektivtransporten. Det er et poeng i seg selv at denne manualen blir distribuert til innbyggerne i Sverige som et fysisk dokument. Når strømmen går er det ikke like lett å søke på sosiale medier, eller myndighetenes hjemmeside, slik det norske beredskapsdirektoratet legger opp til. les også Svensker forberedes til krig og krise Den svenske ...
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Philip Roth: A technology’s defining voice

NEW YORK (AP) — In the self-imposed retirement of his final years, Philip Roth remained curious and removed from the world he had shocked and had shocked him in return. He praised younger authors such as Ta-Nehisi Coates and Teju Cole, and confided that he had read “Born to Run,” the memoir by another New Jersey giant, Bruce Springsteen. He followed with horror the rise of Donald Trump and found himself reliving the imagined horrors of his novel “The Plot Against America,” in which the country succumbs to the fascist reign of President Charles Lindbergh. But Roth, who died Tuesday at age 85, was also a voice — a defining one — of a generation nearing its end. He was among the last major writers raised without television, who ignored social media and believed in engaging readers through his work alone and not the alleged charms or virtues of his private self. He was safely outside Holden Caulfield’s fantasy that a favorite author could be “a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.” He didn’t celebrate romantic love or military heroism or even consider the chance for heavenly justice ...
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Philip Roth: A era’s defining voice

NEW YORK (AP) — In the self-imposed retirement of his final years, Philip Roth remained curious and removed from the world he had shocked and had shocked him in return. He praised younger authors such as Ta-Nehisi Coates and Teju Cole, and confided that he had read “Born to Run,” the memoir by another New Jersey giant, Bruce Springsteen. He followed with horror the rise of Donald Trump and found himself reliving the imagined horrors of his novel “The Plot Against America,” in which the country succumbs to the fascist reign of President Charles Lindbergh. But Roth, who died Tuesday at age 85, was also a voice — a defining one — of a generation nearing its end. He was among the last major writers raised without television, who ignored social media and believed in engaging readers through his work alone and not the alleged charms or virtues of his private self. He was safely outside Holden Caulfield’s fantasy that a favorite author could be “a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.” He didn’t celebrate romantic love or military heroism or even consider the chance for heavenly justice ...
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Trump Weighing Tariff on Auto Imports

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a plan to impose a steep tariff on imported vehicles on the ground of national security, according to news reports Wednesday. “There will be big news coming soon for our great American Autoworkers. After many decades of losing your jobs to other countries, you have waited long enough!” Trump said in a tweet Wednesday. The White House is weighing whether to ask Congress to investigate if he can impose a 25 percent tariff on imported automobiles under Section 232 of trade law. Trump has used the provision to levy tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. Trump has pledged to revive American manufacturing and earlier this year criticized European auto imports and tariffs. The Wall Street Journal, citing sources in the auto industry, said the plan to retaliate most likely would face significant opposition from trading partners and auto dealers that sell imports. It also is unlikely to pass muster with the World Trade Organization. The top five auto importers are key U.S. allies: Mexico, Canada, the European Union, Japan and South Korea ...
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Boxing announcer’s greatest combat: battling bipolar dysfunction

After the 2015 Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, boxing broadcaster Mauro Ranallo crashed. He had given a triumphant performance calling the historic bout, but what should have been a glorious career milestone quickly devolved into a disturbing meltdown. As he was reading complimentary tweets, an irrational sense of self-doubt crept into his head. He started rambling and buried his head in his hand. “I’m really a prisoner of my own f–king mind,” he exclaimed. The emotional moment is captured in the new documentary about Ranallo’s life, “Bipolar Rock ’n’ Roller,” premiering Friday at 9 p.m. on Showtime. Known for his clever puns and metaphors, Ranallo, 48, is arguably the most iconic voice in combat sports. But throughout his storied career, he’s struggled with a severe form of bipolar disorder. He hopes the documentary will inspire people. “I’m trying to show people that you can have any kind of life you want,” he tells The Post. “I’m living my dreams and I still deal with it.” Growing up on a small farm in British Columbia, Ranallo showed a prodigious talent for announcing. When he was 16, the hyperconfident teen was handed a mic at a local wrestling event and was such a natural that ...
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Boxing announcer’s greatest battle: battling bipolar dysfunction

After the 2015 Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, boxing broadcaster Mauro Ranallo crashed. He had given a triumphant performance calling the historic bout, but what should have been a glorious career milestone quickly devolved into a disturbing meltdown. As he was reading complimentary tweets, an irrational sense of self-doubt crept into his head. He started rambling and buried his head in his hand. “I’m really a prisoner of my own f–king mind,” he exclaimed. The emotional moment is captured in the new documentary about Ranallo’s life, “Bipolar Rock ’n’ Roller,” premiering Friday at 9 p.m. on Showtime. Known for his clever puns and metaphors, Ranallo, 48, is arguably the most iconic voice in combat sports. But throughout his storied career, he’s struggled with a severe form of bipolar disorder. He hopes the documentary will inspire people. “I’m trying to show people that you can have any kind of life you want,” he tells The Post. “I’m living my dreams and I still deal with it.” Growing up on a small farm in British Columbia, Ranallo showed a prodigious talent for announcing. When he was 16, the hyperconfident teen was handed a mic at a local wrestling event and was such a natural that ...
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Kushner’s fellow Jewish Harvard alumni assault him forward of their reunion

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner is skipping the 15th anniversary of his graduating class at Harvard, and that may be a good thing — considering what some fellow Harvard alumni are writing about him ahead of the reunion. Ben Wikler, the Washington director of MoveOn.Org, the liberal social action group (and like Kushner a Harvard class of 2003 grad), recently shared some of the entries from Harvard’s “Red Book” — it’s a Harvard tradition for alumni to submit notes about themselves ahead of reunions, Wikler noted on his Twitter feed. The upcoming reunion starts this Thursday, and some of the Red Book notes weren’t kind to the president’s son-in-law and adviser. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up “I never imagined a resurgence of Nazism as I grew up, the secure granddaughter of Holocaust-fleeing German immigrants,” one said. “Mostly, I feel a low-grade, constant horror as I watch attacks on refugees, minorities, my most at-risk patients, women’s rights and the environment, and new threats of nuclear war. Our classmate Jared Kushner surely knows that climate change is real and yet he watches as regulations are dismantled daily. Shame on you, ...
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‘The Gospel In accordance with André’ takes an intimate have a look at one-of-a-kind fashionista Talley

While the film ably addresses his lasting influence as a trailblazer for African American men in the world of fashion, it gets bogged down in the 2016 election. Though it was happening as they filmed, this subplot doesn't tell us much more about Talley himself. That could have been time spent diving even more deeply into Talley's inner world, his sorrows, his joys. Furthermore, it roots the film in a specific time, a disservice to a timeless persona ...
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‘The Gospel In line with André’ takes an intimate take a look at one-of-a-kind fashionista Talley

While the film ably addresses his lasting influence as a trailblazer for African American men in the world of fashion, it gets bogged down in the 2016 election. Though it was happening as they filmed, this subplot doesn't tell us much more about Talley himself. That could have been time spent diving even more deeply into Talley's inner world, his sorrows, his joys. Furthermore, it roots the film in a specific time, a disservice to a timeless persona ...
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Trump Says New ‘Construction’ Wanted in China Commerce Deal 

WHITE HOUSE —  U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday “a different structure” is needed in trade negotiations with China, but he did not provide further details on the kind of change he seeks. “Our trade deal with China is moving along nicely,” Trump said in his Twitter post Wednesday morning, “but in the end we will probably have to use a different structure in that this will be too hard to get done and to verify results after completion.” The stock market reacted negatively after Trump cast doubt on trade negotiations with China but ultimately trimmed its losses, ending the day in the positive territory and gained 52.40 points, or 0.21 percent. Trump said on Tuesday he was neither pleased nor satisfied with how the recent trade talks with China went, but added, “They’re a start.” After two days of trade talks between the two countries in Washington last week, China agreed to “substantially reduce” the $375 billion annual trade surplus it has over the U.S. by buying more American goods, but there was no mention of any specific import and export targets in the statement agreed to by the two countries. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks ...
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A number of 1000’s of Journalists to Cowl 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia

Meanwhile, the number of accreditation requests for the press centers in each of the 11 World Cup Finals host cities has almost tripled, with more than 5,000 Russian and foreign media representatives having applied so far, the Rossiya Segodya International Information Agency’s press service said Thursday. Rossiya Segodnya, Russia’s largest news agency, is the official operator of the regional multimedia press centers for Russian and foreign media. The much-anticipated football tournament will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15. During this time, city press centers will assist journalists in covering cultural and sports-related events unfolding in each host region and city. The news agency opened similar press centers for non-accredited journalists during the 2017 Confederations Cup and 2014 Sochi Olympics. The Rossiya Segodnya team will offer accredited journalists an eventful business program, which will include press conferences and briefings with top officials in the host regions and cities, travel industry leaders, and celebrities. Journalists will have access to fully equipped workplaces, free Wi-Fi and lockers, as well as be able to follow all matches. Moreover, each press center will organize presentations of their respective host region and offer an extensive sightseeing program for media. To access the press centers, journalists need to apply for accreditation at https://footballcitymediacenter.ru The deadline for the application is May 30. Rossiya Segodnya is a multimedia international ...
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Truer USA med å avlyse toppmøte etter Syria-utspill

Foto: AP Publisert:24.05.18 02:46 Oppdatert: 24.05.18 03:00 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert UTENRIKS2018-05-24T00:46:00Z Nord-Korea satte ikke pris på kommentaren til utenriksminister Mike Pence. I en uttalelse fra den nordkoreanske viseutenriksministeren Choe Son Hui er det tydelig at landet ikke likte at USA mener Nord-Korea kan komme til å lide samme skjebne som Syria. – Jeg kan ikke skjule at jeg er overrasket over de ignorante og idotiske kommentarene som kom ut av munnen til USAs visepresident, sier Choe, som tidligere har hatt ansvaret for Nord-Koreas dialog med USA. Utspillet hun hentyder til er Mike Pence kommentar tidligere i uken der han sa at Kim Jong Un måtte inngå en avtale om å droppe atomvåpnene hvis han ville unngå å ende opp som Syria. Denne artikkelen handler om Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert Rabattkoder ...
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Pentagon uninvites China from main U.S. army train

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive. “As an initial response to China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea we have disinvited the PLA Navy from the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise,” said Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman. PLA is the English-language acronym of China’s military, the People’s Liberation Army. Logan did not specify what else the U.S. government might do to respond but stressed there was “strong evidence” that China had deployed anti-ship missiles, surface-to-air missile systems and electronic jammers to contested features in the Spratly Islands. “We find that a very unconstructive move,” the Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councilor Wang Yi, told reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Wang described China’s activity in the South China Sea as self-defense, saying it was working on a “much smaller scale” than what the United States had done in Hawaii and Guam. “We hope that the U.S. will change such a negative mindset.” Over the weekend China’s air force landed ...
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Pentagon uninvites China from main U.S. navy train

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive. “As an initial response to China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea we have disinvited the PLA Navy from the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise,” said Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman. PLA is the English-language acronym of China’s military, the People’s Liberation Army. Logan did not specify what else the U.S. government might do to respond but stressed there was “strong evidence” that China had deployed anti-ship missiles, surface-to-air missile systems and electronic jammers to contested features in the Spratly Islands. “We find that a very unconstructive move,” the Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councilor Wang Yi, told reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Wang described China’s activity in the South China Sea as self-defense, saying it was working on a “much smaller scale” than what the United States had done in Hawaii and Guam. “We hope that the U.S. will change such a negative mindset.” Over the weekend China’s air force landed ...
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How Andrew Cuomo gave cop-killer Herman Bell a vote

First, Gov. Cuomo’s Parole Board sprang three-time cop-killer and formerly unapologetic black revolutionary Herman Bell from his life sentence in prison. Now the governor has pardoned him. OK, so it’s only a “conditional pardon,” issued solely to restore Bell’s right to vote. (Assuming he has ever voted in the first place: Members of the Black Liberation Army were never known for their enthusiasm for the political process.) But whatever the motive, the very notion of Bell being pardoned in any way for his crimes is beyond appalling. Bell is one of 24,086 freed felons now on supervised parole whom Cuomo has blessed this way in the name of “improving” their “civic engagement.” But consider us more than a tad suspicious — given that Cuomo made the announcement on the eve of the state Democratic convention that on Wednesday renominated him for a third term. Bell’s despicable crimes are all too familiar by now: He ruthlessly slaughtered two New York City cops — Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones — in cold blood back in 1971 after luring them to a housing project with a fake domestic-violence report. Months later, he joined in a BLA cop assassination in San Francisco. After long ...
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New York legislators make historical past by doing the appropriate factor

Kudos to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, state Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and the rest of the Legislature for doing the sensible thing and naming Barbara Underwood as New York’s 66th attorney general. She’s been acting AG since Eric Schneiderman quit in disgrace May 8. Now she’ll fill out the remaining seven months-plus of his term, making way for a duly elected successor come Jan. 1, after voters make their choices in the Sept. 13 primaries and Nov. 6 general election. We’re sure it helped that other editorial boards followed our lead in calling for legislators to tap Underwood and quit the political games — that is, to avoid picking an insider: someone who’d spend the rest of the year campaigning for the job, rather than doing it. Tuesday’s near-unanimous vote in a joint Senate-Assembly session also made history by giving the Empire State its first woman AG — and the most qualified attorney general in memory, to boot. Sometimes the system works. Share this: ...
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5 causes the Royal marriage ceremony was so Jewish

What was so Jewish about the Royal Wedding?The Best FriendJewish style guru Jessica Mulroney is Meghan’s closest confidante and credited with her transformation from television actress to a polished princess. Jessica is descended from the Romanian-Jewish founders of Browns shoes, a family empire worth £50million, and is married to Ben Mulroney, son of the former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.Jessica and Brian MulroneyThat adorable smile! With their cheeky, gap-toothed smiles, Jessica and Ben’s seven-year-old twin sons, John and Brian, served as the adorable page boys who carried the train of Meghan’s dress down the aisle. Their sister, Ivy, 4, was also a bridesmaid.The ShadchanMeghan has another close Jewish friend, fashion designer Misha Nonoo, who is said to have acted as a matchmaker when she introduced Meghan to Harry two years ago. Misha was born in Bahrain to an Iraqi father and English mother and is now based in New York, where she has her own clothing line.Misha NonooHear O’ Royals: Bishop Michael Curry, the first black presiding bishop of the US Episcopal Church, was heard quoting from the Shema during his vivacious sermon. He told the newlywed couple: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your ...
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Google ‘stole my video’, says film-maker Philip Bloom

Image copyright Philip Bloom Image caption Footage filmed of tourists caught up in a snowstorm was among that used by Google Google has enraged a leading film-maker by using his footage in a corporate video that later leaked online. The technology company used material from more than half a dozen of Philip Bloom's films to make a provocative presentation about ways it could exploit users' data in the future. Mr Bloom makes a living from selling rights to his footage, among other activities. Google insisted that it took copyright law seriously. It said that the "thought-experiment" video had been intended to be seen by only a handful of people. It was made in 2016 by the head of design at X, Google's research and development division. Google added that the executive had now been reminded about its strict copyright rules. Image copyright Sarah Seal Image caption Mr Bloom has worked with Star Wars creator George Lucas among other celebrities However, despite being aware of Mr Bloom's claim since last Friday, the technology company declined to say whether it now intended to make a payment. "My footage is represented online by two major stock-footage companies. And I license it for all ...
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Mahathir widens graft crackdown

Mahathir widens graft crackdownKUALA LUMPUR: Ninety-two-year-old Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed held his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday as officials widen a probe into corruption linked to the previous government with raids on sites linked to the head of a Muslim pilgrimage fund.Mahathir led an opposition coalition to a shock victory in elections this month after campaigning on rising living costs and a promise to clean up corruption and on Wednesday vowed to cut the national debt of 1 trillion ringgit ($251.67 billion). He has barred former premier Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, from leaving the country, and ordered the anti-graft agency to investigate the disappearance of billions of dollars from state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Investigators have already searched Najib’s home and several properties, seizing cash, jewellery and luxury items estimated to be worth millions of dollars. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will finish taking a statement from Najib, who ruled the country for almost a decade, on Thursday. In a separate development, police on Tuesday raided five sites linked to Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim, the former government-appointed chairman of Tabung Haji, a fund for Muslim pilgrims to Makkah, an MACC official told Reuters. A number ...
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Khamenei stiller krav til Europa om de vil berge atomavtalen

STOLER IKKE PÅ: Irans øverste leder ayatolla Ali Khamenei sier han ikke ønsker krig med Frankrike, Tyskland og Storbritannia, men legger til at han ikke stoler på dem. Foto: Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader / AP / NTB scanpix Publisert:24.05.18 01:39 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert UTENRIKS2018-05-23T23:39:06Z Irans øverste leder ayatolla Ali Khamenei setter en rekke krav til europeiske ledere om de ønsker at Iran fortsetter å forholde seg til atomavtalen. – Europeiske banker må beskytte handelen med den islamske republikken. Vi ønsker ikke å starte en krig med disse tre landene (Frankrike, Tyskland og Storbritannia), men vi stoler ikke på dem heller, sier Khamenei onsdag ifølge Reuters. les også Norge følger ikke EUs knallharde USA-kritikk Han sier at de siste to årene har amerikanerne «stadig brutt» atomavtalen, mens europeiske land har forholdt seg tause. Han ber Europa «gjøre opp for denne tausheten og stå opp mot USAs sanksjoner». les også Forsker om USAs Iran-krav: – Et slags krav om kapitulasjon – Europa må gi en totalgaranti for Irans oljeeksport. I det tilfellet at amerikanerne kan ødelegge våre oljesalg, burde europeerne gjøre opp for det og kjøpe iransk olje. Khamenei advarer de europeiske landene og sier at om ...
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UFC and ESPN have $1.5-billion deal in place beginning in January

"ESPN's unparalleled multimedia platform is the perfect home for the UFC and will deliver tremendous value to both parties," Jimmy Pitaro, ESPN president and co-chairman, Disney Media Networks, said in the joint announcement. "UFC fans are passionate and loyal and we plan to bring the full power of ESPN's live coverage, powerful storytelling and unmatched distribution to serve them in an unprecedented fashion." ...
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Et hektisk døgn i Ilulissat-erklæringens navn

Vejrguderne spillede velvilligt med, da de omkring 50 deltagere fra de arktiske stater, mere eller mindre jet-lagged, tirsdag landede i høj sol i Ilulissat for at fejre erklæringen, der tog byens navn for 10 år siden. Fra lufthavnen gik turen direkte videre til et besøg i bygden Ilimanaq, for at deltagerne ved selvsyn kunne konstatere, at der i hvert fald er ét godt eksempel på, hvordan ekstern finansiering kan bidrage til økonomisk udvikling. De 15 Realdania-støttede turisthytter og den istandsatte Poul Egede-bolig i Ilimanaq gav de udsendte embedsmænd for de arktiske regeringer og repræsentanter i Arktisk Råd et indtryk af, at det er muligt at bygge turisme op i samarbejde med lokalbefolkningen. Den arktiske familie vil bevare freden Døgnet i Ilulissat i maj i år skal være med til at sørge for fred de kommende 10 år, siger udenrigsminister Anders Samuelsen. - Det sikrer vi ved et møde som det her, hvor vi er inkluderende. Hvor alle er repræsenteret og kommer til orde og fortæller om de emner, der optager dem, siger Samuelsen til KNR. Cirklen af deltagere i år er udvidet i forhold til 2008, hvor det blot var de fem kyststater (DK/Grønland, Norge, Rusland, USA og Canada), der deltog ...
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Burundi Alerts Readiness to Elevate Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts   

Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets. Burundi’s National Communication Council announced the blackouts three weeks ago. It said VOA and the BBC broke media laws and carried out “unethical conduct” in its coverage of Burundi, including votes on changing the constitution to extend presidential terms. Jeffrey Trimble, deputy director of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, defended VOA coverage in a letter last week to communication council head Karenga Ramadhan. Trimble cited two VOA stories on Burundi that were broadcast in April — one on a U.N Security Council statement, and another on a Human Rights Watch press conference — as accurately reported, comprehensive and balanced. But Trimble acknowledged shortcomings in VOA coverage of a press conference by PARCEM, an NGO in Burundi. Trimble said the story “failed to provide substantiating information” after PARCEM alleged an increase in killings and arrests in Burundi. He said reaction from a government spokesman, included in a separate story, should have been part of the first report and that the problem should have been caught. Trimble said VOA broadcasts to Burundi reach 57 percent ...
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Khamenei units phrases for Tehran to stay in nuclear deal

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday set conditions for Europe for Tehran to remain in the 2015 nuclear accord, following the US withdrawal from the deal earlier this month. Khamenei, addressing government officials on the occasion of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, said European powers must vow not to seek new limitations on Iran’s ballistic missile program or its activities in the Middle East, as demanded by the Trump administration. They must also “fully guarantee Iran’s oil sales,” he said, adding that if the US “damages” oil sales through renewed economic sanctions, “Europeans should make up for that and buy Iranian oil.” Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up European banks, he added, “must safeguard trade with the Islamic Republic” in the face of new sanctions. He also said the EU “must submit a resolution against the US at the UN Security Council” to protest the American withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). He warned that should conditions not be met, “Iran reserves the right to restart its suspended nuclear activities.” He added: “We do not want to start a fight with [Europe] but…we ...
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Estranged Teutuls bury the hatchet for ‘American Chopper’ reboot

The famously feuding Teutuls have called a truce. Paul Teutul Sr. and his son, Paul “Pauly” Jr., will appear together on TV for the first time in nearly 10 years when “American Chopper” returns to Discovery on Monday (10 p.m.) with all-new episodes. (A preview episode aired in March.) The duo, often referred to as “Senior” and “Junior,” severed their business and personal relationship in a 2009 “American Chopper” episode when Senior fired Junior from Orange County Choppers, the bike-building shop at the series’ core. TLC aired a short-lived follow-up (“American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior”) before ending the franchise. Senior hosted a CMT series, “Orange County Choppers.” In the ensuing years, the men rarely spoke. They sued each other. Junior opened his own custom bike-building shop, Paul Jr. Designs; Senior still runs OCC, which has roared back to life. Junior wrote a book, calling his father “somewhat of a monster.” Paul Sr., 69, spoke to The Post about the new season and his relationship with Pauly. How long were you thinking about doing this?They kind of wanted us to do the show for a while and I didn’t want to get back into the same situation that it was before ...
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Frode Bergs advokater kjemper for åpne dører

Publisert:24.05.18 00:20 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert UTENRIKS2018-05-23T22:20:37Z Advokatene til spionsiktede Frode Berg frykter for nordmannens rettssikkerhet dersom rettssaken blir holdt bak lukkede dører. Det er foreløpig uklart når rettssaken mot den tidligere grenseinspektøren vil bli berammet. Bergs russiske advokat Ilja Novikov bekrefter over VG at han foreløpig ikke har fått noen signaler om at den omfattende spionsaken vil bli avsluttet før sommeren. Dermed må nordmannen trolig belage seg på flere måneder i varetekt før saken kommer opp for retten. les også (VG+) FSB: Fikk informasjon fra lukket militærby Berg, som ble pågrepet i Moskva i desember i fjor, ble i begynnelsen av mai varetektsfengslet for tre nye måneder. – Det ser dessverre ut til at dette tar lengre tid enn jeg først trodde. Jeg håper fortsatt at saken kan gjennomføres i løpet av høsten, men vi har ingen garantier. Dette er helt opp til påtalemyndigheten, sier Novikov. – Viktig for rettssikkerheten Advokaten er foreløpig svært tilbakeholden med å kommentere forsvarets strategi, men både Novikov og hans norske kollega Brynjulf Risnes bekrefter at de trolig vil begjære at saken holdes for åpne dører. les også FSB: Her ble den topphemmelige informasjonen postlagt – Slik saken står nå, så mener ...
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Teateranmeldelse «Andvake»: Modig Fosse-løft

SPENST: Det er fysiske spenst i «Andvake». Her representert ved Karl-Vidar Lende med fela og Magne Håvard Brekke. Foto: David Zadig Publisert:24.05.18 00:18 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert RAMPELYS2018-05-23T22:18:18Z BERGEN (VG) Det er mange fascinerende grep, og noen mindre fascinerende, i verdenspremieren på Jon Fosses trilogi «Andvake». 4 Hordaland Teater tar et modig løft ved å dramatisere de tre Fosse-romanene «Andvake», «Olavs draumar» og «Kveldsvævd»; en trilogi som ga forfatteren Nordisk Råds Litteraturpris. FaktaFakta «Andvake» Festspillene i Bergen: Hordaland Teater Av Jon Fosse Regi og dramatisering: Torkil Sandsund Scenografi/kostymedesign: Dordi Strøm Musikk: Trio Mediæval og Erlend Apneseth Lysdesign: Mathias Grønsdal, Torkil Sandsund Lyddesign: Arne Kambestad Med: Erlend Apneseth, Magne Håvard Brekke, Ragnhild Gudbrandsen, Sigmund Njøs Hovind, Susann Kambestad, Karl-Vidar Lende, Anne Wiig Regissør Sandsund har dramatisert det vakre, vonde, og poetiske stoffet og skapt en forestilling som i stor grad bevarer ånden i romanene. les også Skuespiller Rolf Sand er død Det er en mørk sakral atmosfære, en visuell opplevelse der musikken til Trio Mediæval og felespiller Erlend Apneseth poengterer en slags middelalderstemning som likevel oppleves som tidløs. Symbolbruken er tydelig, i blant overtydelig. les også Teateranmeldelse: «Om Våren»: Vondt og vakkert Fortellingen spinner rundt Asle og Alida, et ...
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US Health Chief Pledges More Action If Ebola Spreads

GENEVA —  President Donald Trump’s top health official said Wednesday that the U.S. and global partners will “take the steps necessary” to try to contain a new Ebola outbreak, asserting that the fight against infectious diseases is one of the administration’s top priorities for the World Health Organization, the U.N. agency taking the lead. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar stopped short of predicting whether the outbreak in Congo that’s believed to have killed at least 27 people will be contained, but he praised WHO’s early response and vowed: “If it spreads, we will take further actions.” Azar’s comments on Ebola came in a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, which also touched on universal health care, U.S. prescription-drug prices, and the recent revelations of a $1.2 million payout by Swiss drugs giant Novartis last year to Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. Novartis, one of the world’s largest pharma companies, said Cohen was hired to advise on how the Trump administration might approach health care policy. Experts have pointed out that Novartis needs FDA approval for the sale of its drugs and that company officials have spoken approvingly of rolling back the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, a Trump ...
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Det ultimate samspillet

ÅPNINGSKONSERT: Festspillene i Bergen er i gang, her fra årets åpningskonserten med dirigent Edward Gardner. Foto: Thor Brødreskift Tori Skrede Publisert:23.05.18 23:55 Oppdatert: 24.05.18 00:11 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert MUSIKK2018-05-23T21:55:28Z Man trenger bare ord og toner for å lage et praktfullt musikkdrama. Dét visste Hector Berlioz, og det ble over alle grenser tydelig i Grieghallen onsdag kveld. 5 Åpningskonsert, Festspillene i Bergen, Grieghallen. Hector Berlioz: «Grande messe des morts» Med: Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag, musikere fra Bergen Filharmoniske Ungdomsorkester, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegium Musicum Kor, Royal Northern College of Music Choir og Edward Gardner, dir. Bror Magnus Tødenes, tenor, Håkon Matti Skrede, kormester og Stein Philips, lysdesign. les også Listhaug-bilde erstattet med Grande-maleri i natt Festspillene i Bergen er i gang. I mange år har åpningskonserten i Grieghallen inneholdt et mer eller mindre eksperimentelt multimedieverk, og derfor kunne det nesten virke litt bakstreversk med et eneste, gammelt verk for enormt kor og orkester uten så mye som et bilde på scenen i år. Og så en dødsmesse? les også Kunsteksperter til VG: – Du blir ikke rik på nyere Pushwagner-kunst Men ingen fare. Åpningen ble fantastisk konsert som gikk de fleste andre forestillingene de ...
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‘Good time’ for US recognition of Golan sovereignty, intel minister says

Israel is hoping for the Trump administration to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Intelligence Minister Israel Katz said in an interview published Wednesday, explaining that such a move would serve as a message of warning to Iran. Speaking to the Reuters news agency, Katz said recognition of Israel’s hold over the territory was “topping the agenda” in talks with Washington, which has already recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and this month moved its embassy to the city. Israel captured the Golan from Syria during the 1967 Six Day War and later annexed it in 1981, action never recognized by the international community. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up “This is the perfect time to make such a move,” said Katz, who is also transportation minister and a member of the government’s security cabinet. “The most painful response you can give the Iranians is to recognize Israel’s Golan sovereignty — with an American statement, a presidential proclamation.” IDF vehicles driving along the road parallel to the border fence separating the Israeli and Syrian regions of the Golan Heights, July 19, 2017. (AFP/MENAHEM KAHANA) The recognition would ...
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With Season 2 of ‘Atlanta,’ Brian Tyree Henry discovered therapeutic within the woods

In addition to scoring a Tony nomination this year for his role in Kenneth Lonergan's "Lobby Hero," in which he portrayed a security guard officer opposite Chris Evans and Michael Cera, the actor has a string of movie projects on the horizon: next month's "Hotel Artemis," opposite friend Sterling K. Brown, Steve McQueen's "Widows," alongside Viola Davis, and "White Boy Rick," which finds him in the company of Matthew McConaughey ...
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Kanye West’s inconvenient truths and different feedback

From the right: A Growing Mystery in Saudi Arabia Seven women and three men, all well-known advocates for women’s rights, were arrested last week by Saudi Arabia’s internal security agency and are being held in secret locations without access to counsel. They’ve been charged with “using human rights as a pretext to violate the country’s systems.” Which, say the editors of The Weekly Standard, is profoundly disappointing, given the reforms of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has also “championed women’s rights.” Some Western commentators have condemned MbS, suggesting this means his moves toward openness “must be empty gestures.” But there are widespread rumors that the prince, who “hasn’t been seen in public for several weeks,” may have been “injured or assassinated.” Conservative take: The Left Will Only Back Notorious RBG So Far Commentary’s Noah Rothman takes note of “the contrived campaign to make Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg into some kind of folk hero,” inspiring her followers to “feel as she felt and to weep as she wept.” But don’t call this a cult — because cult leaders are considered infallible. Ginsburg’s role with her flock, on the other hand, “is transactional.” And the willingness of the left ...
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Trump i ordkrig med sparket FBI-direktør – beskylder hverandre for løgner

Publisert:23.05.18 23:17 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert UTENRIKS2018-05-23T21:17:15Z DET HVITE HUS (VG) På vei ut til sitt helikopter, «Marine One», onsdag formiddag gjentok Donald Trump at han tror FBI hadde en «spion» i valgkampanjen hans. FaktaVGs KONTOR I WASHINGTON, D.C. Jostein Matre Ta kontakt og følg meg: E-post: jonma@vg.no Twitter: @JosteinMatre – Det er veldig seriøse greier. Vi må se på dette. Når de ser på dokumentene vil folk se at mye fælt skjedde. Jeg håper det ikke er slik, men dersom det er det, så har vi aldri sett noe slikt i vårt lands historie, sa den amerikanske presidenten. På vei ut i helikopteret som skulle ta ham til «Air Force One» i forbindelse med en reise til New York, stoppet Donald Trump foran VG, som denne uken er tilstede i Det hvite hus, og annen presse, som i solsteken stod samlet bak et rep ved den såkalte Rosehagen. Presidenten brukte ikke lang tid på å gjenta sine påstander om at FBI skal ha spionert på ham under valgkampen, noe han hevder skjedde etter ordre fra administrasjonen til hans forgjenger, Barack Obama. – James Clapper (nasjonale etterretningsdirektør under Obama journ.anm.) innrømmet jo indirekte i går at de hadde ...
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Classes From Final Ebola Outbreak Information Strategy in DRC 

When Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014, no one was prepared. A potential vaccine had been in limbo since a previous outbreak a decade earlier. Governments dragged their feet while failing to recognize the risks the outbreak carried. Local health workers were quickly overwhelmed. And aid agencies were scrambling to catch up. By the time the epidemic was brought under control in 2016, more than 11,300 people had died in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and the costs had risen to $4.3 billion. Flash forward to May 8, when word emerged about a possible Ebola outbreak in a remote village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Within two days, the DRC had dispatched experts to the scene. International agencies shipped in personnel, mobile medical labs and a batch of vaccine that had been tested during the West African outbreak. Painful lessons from the last Ebola outbreak are being applied in the current one, in hopes of limiting its scope. 'Quick and robust response' "The coordinated action is essential," said Tarik Jasarevic, spokesman for the World Health Organization (WHO), which so far is reporting 27 deaths among 51 cases of hemorrhagic fever. "We know how damaging Ebola can ...
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Untersteiner tog för sig

Efter den sjunde avdelningen konstaterade Peter Untersteiner att fyra tränarsegrar var långt över förväntan. Då hade han just tagit en bekväm seger med Princess S.W. (e. Chocolatier). Efter ett lopp i andra utvändigt avgjorde fyraåringen enkelt och tog sin fjärde seger på fem försök på nya rekordet 1.13,7a/2140 meter.– Det har varit väldigt fin utveckling i henne sedan hon började starta, över all förväntan för hon visade inte mycket i träningen. Sen hon började tävla har hon gjort allt rätt så här långt, sade Peter Untersteiner i vinnarcirkeln.– Fyra segrar, det är över förväntan, men nu har vi två i Örebro som vi ska titta på också. Där stod det nästan skrivet att Örjan Kihlström skulle sätta pricken över i:et bakom Untersteiners Julia af Solnäs (e. Olimede). Strax innan hästarna gick ut på slutrundan vred Kihlström på från köpositionen och blev kvar där utan rygg resten av loppet. Det gjorde ingenting eftersom Julia af Solnäs bara var bäst och vann på 1.14,0a/2100 meter.– Hon var jättetrevlig att köra. Peter lät väldigt nöjd med henne i träningen, men femton hästar bakom bilen är alltid lurigt, sade Kihlström i vinnarcirkeln. Nyförvärvet vann direkt Dessförinnan hade Peter Untersteiner inlett V86-omgången med att presentera ...
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Pentagon disinvites China from main U.S. navy train

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday disinvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive. Soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) take part in a combat training in the Gobi desert in Jiuquan, Gansu province, China May 18. REUTERS/Stringer “As an initial response to China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea we have disinvited the PLA Navy from the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise,” said Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman. PLA is the English-language acronym of China’s military, the People’s Liberation Army. Logan did not specify what else the U.S. government might do to respond but stressed there was “strong evidence” that China had deployed anti-ship missiles, surface-to-air missile systems and electronic jammers to contested features in the Spratly Islands. “We find that a very unconstructive move,” China’s top diplomat, Wang Yi, told reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Wang described its activity in the South China Sea as self-defense, saying it was working on a “much smaller scale” than what the United States had done ...
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Pentagon disinvites China from main U.S. army train

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday disinvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive. Soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) take part in a combat training in the Gobi desert in Jiuquan, Gansu province, China May 18. REUTERS/Stringer “As an initial response to China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea we have disinvited the PLA Navy from the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise,” said Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman. PLA is the English-language acronym of China’s military, the People’s Liberation Army. Logan did not specify what else the U.S. government might do to respond but stressed there was “strong evidence” that China had deployed anti-ship missiles, surface-to-air missile systems and electronic jammers to contested features in the Spratly Islands. “We find that a very unconstructive move,” China’s top diplomat, Wang Yi, told reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Wang described its activity in the South China Sea as self-defense, saying it was working on a “much smaller scale” than what the United States had done ...
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Putin Invitations CAR President to Focus on Choices for Boosting Cooperation

Touadera is visiting Russia to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which will take place Thursday through Saturday. "In the 1960s and 1970s, there were dozens of highly qualified specialists in different fields working in your country. Over 500 people received education from us and were able to apply their knowledge and skills for the development of their own homeland. Then, for various reasons, our cooperation, if not completely canceled, was at a low level. We are happy to consider various options for intensifying our relations, especially in the economic and humanitarian fields and personnel training," Putin told Touadera. In his turn, Touadera also positively assessed the important historical cooperation between the two countries, noting that though he did not study in Russia, he was taught by people from the USSR. According to the CAR president, the meeting is an excellent opportunity to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the whole spectrum of various areas. He said that despite the fact that the CAR is currently one of the least developed countries in the world, it "has tremendous potential," and participation in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will allow to uncover opportunities for developing foreign business in this country. Touadera also thanked Putin for supporting the process of consolidation and reconciliation in the African country ...
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Hollywood-frue Gunilla Persson arrestert i Florida: – Jeg er uskyldig

ARRESTERT: Gunilla Persson ble tirsdag kveld arrestert i Florida, mistenkt for grovt tyveri. Foto: Politiet, Palm Beach Publisert:23.05.18 22:50 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert RAMPELYS2018-05-23T20:50:07Z Gunilla Persson (59), kjent fra TV-serien «Svenske hollywoodfruer» ble tirsdag kveld arrestert i Florida, mistenkt for grovt tyveri. Det var tirsdag kveld Gunilla Persson ble arrestert i Palm Beach, Florida. Ifølge politiet er Persson mistenkt for å ha stjålet et par solbriller av merket Chanel, melder Aftonbladet onsdag kveld. Overvåkningskamera – En misforståelse. Jeg er uskyldig, sier hollywoodfruen gjennom sin advokat. les også Paris Hilton i retten: – Det var traumatiserende Ifølge politirapporten, som Aftonbladet har fått tilgang til, var Gunilla Persson inne i en luksuriøs butikk i Florida, der hun prøvde et par solbriller fra Chanel. Hun skal ha kjøpt en håndveske før hun forlot butikken, fortsatt med brillene på hode, og uten å ha betalt for dem. Alt ble filmet av butikkens overvåkningskamera. les også Hollywood-frue: Fant avrevet dyrehode i hagen Stoppet av politiet Gunilla ble senere stoppet av politiet på gaten i nærheten av butikken. Hun skal i samtale med politiet ha tatt brillene opp fra vesken, der de da hadde havnet, satt dem på hodet og sagt at hun hadde ...
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Giuseppe Conte accepted for Italian prime minister

ROME, Italy (AFP) — Italy’s president on Wednesday approved little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte’s nomination to be prime minister of a government formed by far-right and anti-establishment parties. “The President of the Republic has tasked me with the role of forming a government,” Conte said to reporters after a nearly two-hour meeting with President Sergio Mattarella. Conte’s appointment could herald an end to more than two months of political uncertainty in the eurozone’s third-biggest economy — but the coalition’s euroskeptic and anti-immigrant stance has alarmed senior European officials. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up However, 53-year-old Conte, unveiled Monday as anti-establishment Five Star Movement and nationalist League’s pick for premier, sought a more conciliatory tone towards Europe when speaking to journalists at the presidential Quirinal palace. “I’m aware of the necessity to confirm Italy’s place, both in Europe and internationally,” said Conte, who cast himself as the “people’s lawyer.” “My intent is to give life to a government of the people that looks after their interests. I’m ready to defend the interests of Italians in Europe and internationally, maintaining dialogue with European institutions and representatives of other countries.” Italian ...
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Authorities arrest dozens in probe of Mexican Mafia management in L.A. County jails

Hundreds of local police and federal agents carried out coordinated morning raids, taking into custody 32 people who are charged in two federal racketeering indictments, according to the U.S. attorney's office. About three dozen others charged in the cases are currently serving time in state prison or county jails, while authorities continue to search for the rest. In all, 83 people were named in the two cases ...
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Viktoria Skripal Believes Yulia’s First Video Handle Made Underneath Stress

"I have not seen the video but Viktoria has. According to her, it can be seen clearly that she [Yulia] was speaking under pressure and that her text was read out," Elifantyev said. Earlier in the day, Yulia Skripal made her first media appearance since the March incident. Skripal told Reuters in an exclusive statement that she hoped to return to Russia "in the longer term." The media outlet said that it was contacted by Yulia, who was speaking from a secret location in London, via the UK police. Meanwhile, Russian Embassy in the UK also expressed concerns over Yulia Skripal's confinement conditions. The embassy pointed out  that Skripal's statement did not discharge the British authorities from their obligation under Consular Conventions to provide the Russian diplomats with the opportunity to speak to Yulia directly "in order to make sure that she is not held against her own will and is not speaking under pressure." "So far, we have every reason to suspect the opposite," the embassy said on Wednesday. Skripal and his daughter Yulia were attacked in Salisbury on March 4. London claims that Russia was involved in the poisoning of the Skripals with the A234 substance, while Moscow categorically denies it ...
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Israel stated to contemplate long-term stop hearth with Hamas

Israel is considering agreeing to a long-term cessation of hostilities with Hamas after rejecting the offer for weeks, Channel 10 news reported Wednesday. Diplomatic officials told the TV channel that Israel has given up on its demand that Hamas, the terror group ruling the Gaza Strip, demilitarize and that the Palestinian Authority replace it in governing the coastal enclave. Israeli officials were said to have recognized that with PA President Mahmoud Abbas’s health deteriorating, the likelihood that his Ramallah-based government will regain control of Gaza is slim. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Egyptian and Qatari officials are each proposing and mediating their suggestions for an agreement that would see Israel significantly ease its blockade of Gaza in exchange for the complete cessation of rocket fire and of the digging by terror groups of cross-border tunnels used to carry out attacks in Israeli territory. Hamas would also have to agree to not use materials allowed into Gaza under the loosened restrictions for its military apparatus. Masked gunmen from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of the Hamas terror group, march with their weapons, during a large-scale drill ...
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A Love Story: Africa and Its British Prince 

JOHANNESBURG —  Britain’s newly-married Prince Harry has had a long love affair with the African continent. He spent his post-graduation year in Lesotho, launched a children’s charity there and fell in love with his bride-to-be in Botswana. Africa is also the couple’s rumored honeymoon destination. Royal watchers are betting he and Meghan Markle will celebrate their recent marriage in the southern African nation of Namibia, known for its sand dunes and pristine beaches. That love for Africa shone through, observers said, at the wedding. Ululating guests gave the celebration an African flavor, while impassioned musical performances and a stirring homily from a prominent African-American theologian spoke to the difficult, painful — and jubilant — history of people of African descent around the world. As the couple — now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — said their vows in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, millions of royal watchers across Africa watched raptly. They included Lesotho’s former foreign minister, while that nation’s crown prince had the unique distinction of being the only non-English royal invited to the wedding. Former foreign minister Mamphono Khaketla said she was “glued” to her TV for the wedding. She met the prince four ...
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Nå knuses rekordene – varmebølgen toppes i helgen

VARMT: Marte Vigestad (27) og Susanna Lervik (28) tester vannet på Storøyodden i Fornebu. Foto: Trond Solberg Publisert:23.05.18 21:57 Oppdatert: 23.05.18 22:17 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-23T19:57:12Z Sørg for nok drikke og luftige klær! Varmebølgen som er over Sør-Norge når først toppen i helgen – og vil vare enda en uke til! Hvem skulle tro at vi etter en rekordkald senvinter skulle få en rekordvarm mai! Men akkurat det er i ferd med å skje. De fleste varmerekordene for mai er fra 1947, og de er i ferd med å bli knust med en hel grad mange steder. Sjekk været på Pent.no! les også (VG+) Sol og varme gjør deg lykkeligere og friskere Oslo mot rekordvarme – Mens vi er godt vant med lavtrykk på lavtrykk fra vest med tilhørende nedbør og skyer, får vi nå flere høytrykk samme vei, forklarer meteorolog Camilla Albertsen ved StormGeo, som utarbeider et seks-ukers varsel for kraftbransjen. – Og dette drar mye varm luft fra sør nordover til oss. Til helgen ser det ut til at temperaturene blir høyest – da kan vi få opp mot 30 grader i for eksempel Oslo. Noen steder kan også få over 30 grader. Maksimumsrekorden for ...
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Uber ends Arizona driverless automobile programme

Image copyright Reuters Image caption National Transportation Safety Board investigators have examined the vehicle involved in the crash Uber has pulled the plug on its self-driving car operation in Arizona two months after a pedestrian was killed in an accident involving one of its cars. However, the ride-hailing company said it hopes to resume self-driving tests in Pennsylvania this summer. The firm said: "We're committed to self-driving technology, and we look forward to returning to public roads in the near future." It said it wanted to focus tests on the states where its engineers work. Uber, best known for its taxi app, began testing its first self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2016, gradually expanding to other places, including Arizona, San Francisco, California and Toronto. It halted all those operations in March after the crash, which sparked debate about the readiness and safety of driverless car technology. The firm is also conducting a "top-to-bottom safety review" of its self-driving programme, including software and training. Uber hopes to resume tests this summer in Pittsburgh after federal officials conclude their investigation of the accident. After that, it will look at other locations. About 300 workers for the firm's self-driving programme in Arizona ...
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‘Groundhog Day’ star Andy Karl lands lead in ‘Fairly Lady’ on Broadway

Three-time Tony Award nominee Andy Karl, last seen on Broadway in “Groundhog Day,” has been cast as the male lead in the upcoming “Pretty Woman: The Musical.” He’ll play Edward Lewis (Richard Gere in the 1990 movie) opposite Samantha Barks’ Vivian (the role that made a superstar of Julia Roberts). Karl, who won an Olivier Award for the London production of “Groundhog Day” and also starred in Broadway’s “Saturday Night Fever,” replaces Steve Kazee, who left the “Pretty Woman” production for family reasons, according to producers. The new musical, which begins performances July 20 at the Nederlander Theatre, also stars Karl’s real-life wife Orfeh, a Tony nominee for “Legally Blonde.” Karl had seen the show in pre-Broadway workshops and the Chicago run. “I always figured I’d be playing the part of ‘audience member’ for ‘Pretty Woman,’” Karl said. “When Paula Wagner and my longtime friend Jerry Mitchell asked if I would take over the role of ‘Edward’ it was a total surprise. “Also, I was lucky enough to be friends with the great Garry Marshall, having worked with him before, and he created one of the most romantic stories of the 20th century, so it didn’t take much arm twisting to get me to ...
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74 Democratic lawmakers urge Netanyahu to not raze Palestinian villages

A group of 74 Democratic lawmakers this week urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to halt the planned demolition of two Palestinian villages. Orchestrated by representatives Jan Schakowsky of Illinois and John Yarmuth of Kentucky, the letter calls on the premier to nix an order to demolish the West Bank Palestinian villages of Sussiya and Khan al-Ahmar. Israel maintains that both communities were built illegally, but plans to raze the villages have sparked a sustained international outcry. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up The letter sent to Netanyahu Monday said that the “destruction and displacement of such communities would run counter to shared US and Israeli values, while further undermining long-term Israeli security, Palestinian dignity and the prospects for peacefully achieving two states for two people.” It said demolishing Sussiya and Khan al-Ahmar “endangers Israel’s future as a Jewish democracy,” and urged the government to “fairly re-evaluate” Palestinian requests for building rights. J Street, a liberal Jewish Mideast think tank that helped promote the appeal on Capitol Hill, welcomed the letter, calling it the most significant criticism of Israeli settlement expansion by Congress ever. “This is the latest sign ...
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Fiskeri efter stenbider forlænges flere steder

Stenbidersæsonen i området NAFO 1F forlænges med 10 dage, således at sæsonen stopper først den 2. juni. Området NAFO 1E forlænges også med 10 dage, således at sæsonen stopper den 2. juni. Og stenbidersæsonen i NAFO 1D stopper den 5. juni, og i NAFO 1C den 8. juni. Forlængelserne skyldes blandt andet storisens udbredelse indenskærs i Kap Farvel-området. Storisens tilstedeværelse i Sydgrønland har umuliggjort fiskeri efter stenbider i en længere periode, forklarer Departementet for Fiskeri og Fangst ...
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States begin pushing again towards Trump’s junky short-term well being plans

As an example of how junky these plans can be, we reported last month on a typical plan marketed in Illinois and 12 other states by UnitedHealth Group. The plan excludes pregnancy and provides for a lifetime maximum benefit of only $250,000. It won't cover hospital room, board or nursing services for patients admitted to a hospital on a Friday or Saturday, unless for an emergency or for necessary surgery the next day. (In other words, if you get sick, make sure you do so early in the week.) ...
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WWF vil gå nye veje for at beskytte borgere og bjørne

Hele to gange har der været nærkontakt mellem mennesker og isbjørne i og omkring  Ittoqqoortoormiit bare i år.  Det betyder at WWF´s isbjørnepatrulje, der skal patruljere omkring byen for blandt andet at sikre fri bane for børnene til at gå i skole, er startet ekstra tidligt i år.  - Efter den her hændelse, hvor der er en person, der er blevet angrebet i Kap Tobin og meldinger om, at der er mange isbjørne omkring byen, vælger vi så her midt april at starte vores isbjørnepatrulje op, som en forårspatrulje, hvilket vi aldrig har gjort før, fortæller Kaare Winther Hansen, der er projektkoordinator for WWF i Nuuk. LÆS OGSÅ Jagtbetjent angrebet af isbjørn i Ittoqqortoormiit Kuglerne virker ikke mere Nogle gange er det nok for patruljen at køre frem mod bjørnene på snescooter, men andre gange er det lidt skrappere midler, der skal tages i brug. - Vi har brugt gummikugler med succes. Det er noget af vejen frem for at forsvare de her mennesker. Også så vi ikke skal aflive så mange isbjørne, siger han.  Men heller ikke de hidtil brugte gummikugler er nok mere, så nu skal der findes nye metoder.  - Der er flere virkemidler, som vi gerne vil tage i ...
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‘West Wing’ and ‘ER’ producer gained’t reboot, thank God

Here is one producer who has no desire to do any revivals, reboots or retreads. How refreshing! John Wells, whose credits include the NBC dramas “ER” and “The West Wing,” recently said he would not bring back those enormously popular shows — even if the network and fans are knocking down his door. “The interest in [more] ‘ER’ started virtually a year after we went off the air. NBC was asking us to put it back on the air,” Wells told Variety. “I have no interest in doing it again. We did that show and we did it very well. I was very proud of it. We had so many wonderful people come through the show over the years. But now other talented people have picked up the medical show banner and carried it bravely forward.” They sure did. Even before “ER” began in 1994, there were already too many medical dramas, such as “St. Elsewhere” and “Chicago Hope.” While it was airing, we got “House,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice.” And since “ER” ended in 2009, the bleeding hasn’t stopped. On TV right now are “The Good Doctor,” “Chicago Med” and “The Resident.” That’s enough gauze and jaundice to ...
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Hockeygutta skal diskutere landslagssjefen

VM-NEDTURER: Etter tre poeng i de to første VM-kampene, gikk landslagssjef Petter Thoresen og Norge på de ene smellen etter den andre i mesterskapet i Danmark. Her under oppgjøret mot Finland som endte 0–7. Foto: DAVID W CERNY / Reuters Publisert:23.05.18 20:50 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert SPORT2018-05-23T18:50:51Z Ishockeylandslagets trener Petter Thoresen (56) regner med å få beskjed om hva han «kan bli bedre på» etter et møte mellom seks landslagsspillere og ishockeyforbundets ledelse torsdag. – Det skal bli spennende å høre hva de sier. Jeg synes det er normalt å få tilbakemeldinger; at ting kan bli bedre på alle områder. Det er ålreit å få luftet det, i stedet for at det er noe man gnager på, sier Petter Thoresen til VG. FaktaNorges VM-kamper 2018 Jyske Banken Boxen, Herning 5. mai: Norge-Latvia 2-3 (spilleforlengelse) 6. mai: Tyskland-Norge 4-5 (straffeslag) 8. mai: Finland-Norge 7-0 10. mai: Norge-Canada 0-5 11. mai: Danmark-Norge 3-0 13. mai: Norge-USA 3-9 14. mai: Sør-Korea-Norge 0-3 På spørsmål om han har oppfattet misnøye blant spillerne med måten han har ledet landslaget på denne sesongen, inkludert VM som ble avsluttet forrige uke, svarer han at han «ikke sitter inne» med følelsen av at det har vært ...
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Iran chief blasts U.S. for ‘theatrical’ pullout from nuclear deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s Supreme Leader on Wednesday launched a fresh broadside at Washington’s rejection of a nuclear accord with Tehran, saying the U.S. pullout showed the Islamic Republic could not deal with a country that did not abide by its commitments. In his first public remarks since U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanded Iran make sweeping policy changes, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed revulsion at what he suggested was the casual and boastful way the Trump administration had abandoned the accord. “The Islamic Republic cannot deal with a government that easily violates an international treaty, withdraws its signature and in a theatrical show brags about its withdrawal on television,” he said in excepts of his remarks posted on his official website. Listing what he called his experiences of U.S. government behavior toward Tehran over the decades, Khamenei said: “The first experience is that the Islamic Republic cannot deal with America. Why? Because America is not loyal to its commitments.” “Iran was committed to the deal. They (the Americans) have no excuse. International Atomic Energy Agency has repeatedly verified Iran’s commitment. But you see they (Americans) easily cancel this international agreement.” “The current U.S. president will meet the same fate ...
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London’s Marketing campaign In opposition to “Russian Corruption in UK” Seems to be Laughable – Moscow

"Now we see high-profile cases emerge in light of the parliament’s reports which are, in one or another way, linked to a certain new campaign for keeping the money flowing to the United Kingdom ‘clean.’ But it is hilarious! What ‘clean’ money one can talk about in the United Kingdom? For the United Kingdom it has always been vital to have money. It has always been so. Over centuries, [London] has been conducting a state policy on attracting money regardless of its origin," Zakharova said at a briefing. The spokeswoman also recalled that the United Kingdom had long been declining Russian requests for extradition of people accused of committing crimes, including economic ones. READ MORE: Russian Embassy In London: Russophobic Hysteria Threatens to Ruin UK Reputation The ministry's statement comes in response to a report dubbed "Moscow's Gold: Russian Corruption in the UK" published on Monday by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK parliament’s lower house. In the document, the UK lawmakers said that Kremlin-connected individuals had been storing and laundering money in London as part of a wider Russian strategy aimed at undermining the global rules-based system, harming UK allies and destroying the mutually-reinforcing international networks which uphold the UK foreign policy. The paper called on the UK government to fight against this alleged practice for the sake of national security. The lawmakers also urged the government to sanction individuals ...
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Iran: If US assaults, its leaders will face similar destiny as Saddam

Iran’s military threatened the US on Wednesday, saying that in the event of an American attack, leaders in Washington will end up like deposed and executed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. “The American leaders… have got this message that if they attack Iran, they will encounter a fate similar to that of Saddam Hussein,” the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a statement broadcast by Iranian national television, Reuters reported. Iran was marking the date it won a key battle in its eight-year war with its neighbor Iraq between 1980 and 1988. Hussein, who ruled Iraq during the war years, was deposed during the 2003 invasion of Iraq by a US-led Western coalition, then tried and, in 2006, executed by Iraqi authorities. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Meanwhile, Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, making his first public comments since US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a series of demands from Iran, said the US had a deep enmity toward his country, but that if Iranian officials do their duty, the country would defeat the US. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech during Labor Day at a ...
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Trump barred from blocking Twitter customers by decide

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump - seen through a phone - speaks from the Oval Office at the White House US President Donald Trump may not "block" Twitter users from viewing his online profile due to their political beliefs, a judge in New York has ruled. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan said that blocking access to his @realDonaldTrump account would be a violation of the right to free speech. The lawsuit against Mr Trump and other White House officials stems from his decision to bar several online critics. The White House has yet to comment on the judge's ruling. The case was brought by The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University on behalf of seven Twitter users who had been blocked by Mr Trump for criticising him or mocking him online. Image copyright @realDonaldTrump/Twitter Image caption Mr Trump's Twitter account has steadily grown since taking over the US presidency On Wednesday the judge agreed with their argument that the social media platform qualifies as a "designated public forum" granted to all US citizens. "This case requires us to consider whether a public official may, consistent with the First Amendment, 'block' a person from his ...
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NRK-streiken er over

Publisert:23.05.18 20:31 Oppdatert: 23.05.18 20:49 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-23T18:31:53Z Streiken avsluttes ved midnatt, sier kringkastingssjef Thor Gjermund Eriksen og leder i journalistklubben i NRK, Richard Aune, på en pressekonferanse onsdag kveld. 1700 medlemmer i Norsk journalistlag i NRK har vært i streik siden 13.00 tirsdag 15. mai, etter brudd i meklingen med NRK/Spekter. Åtte dager senere er altså streiken over. – Vi har fått gjennomslag for alle våre tre viktigste krav, sier Richard Aune. – Jeg vil takke NRK for at de kom oss i møte på dette. Vi er blitt sikret at vi skal ha den kompetansen vi trenger, tilkallingsvikarene skal likebehandles med andre ansatte når det forhandles om lønn, og vi har fått en generell lønnsøkning på 18.100 kroner som skal være med å ta igjen noe av det lønnsgapet som finnes mellom NRK og andre store medieinstitusjoner i Norge, fortsetter han. Tre hovedkrav Kravet fra Norsk journalistlag har vært å ta inn noe av lønnsetterslepet mellom NRK-ansatte og sammenlignbare grupper i andre medier. Det opprinnelige kravet var en lønnsøkning på 19.500 kroner, mens NRKs tilbud ved bruddet var på rundt 15.000. – Det er et oppgjør innenfor en ramme på 2,8 prosent, men innrettingen ...
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IRS takes goal at California, different states making an attempt to assist residents keep away from new tax-deduction restrict

The notice did not specificy what the new rules would say about the attempts to turn state and local tax payments into charitable contributions. But a statement by the Treasury and IRS said, "The proposed regulations will make clear that the Internal Revenue Code, not the label used by states, governs the federal income tax treatment" of such payments ...
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Bilförare körde av vägen

Herrljunga En singelolycka inträffade en bit utanför Herrljunga vid 16-tiden på onsdagen. Några allvarligare personskador har inte rapporterats i samband med olyckan, vilken skapade mindre störningar i trafiken ...
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Jewish anti-Trump activist defeated in Texas main

WASHINGTON — Laura Moser, the Jewish author who launched an activist movement against Donald Trump and made her Jewish background a key element of her campaign pitch, was soundly defeated in her challenge to the Democratic establishment in a Texas primary. Attorney Lizzie Fletcher bested Moser 68 percent to 32% in the race Tuesday in Texas’s 7th congressional district, which includes parts of Houston and its suburbs and is considered a possible pickup for Democrats in November. Soon after Trump’s election as president, Moser founded Daily Action, a network of activists alerted each day to an advocacy action targeting Trump and his policies. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Her frustration with what she felt was a milquetoast Democratic Party response to Trump’s election led to her to launch a campaign for the nomination in Houston, her hometown. She previously had been based in Washington. Unusual for a primary, the Democratic establishment openly pushed back against her, fearing a nominee from the left would not wrest the seat from its Republican incumbent, John Culberson. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee ran an ad against her ahead of the first ...
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‘13 Causes Why’ outrages viewers — once more

In 2017, teen drama “13 Reasons Why” sparked controversy for its graphic depictions of suicide and sexual assault. Parent organizations around the country issued statements sharing their concerns. Some schools even sent letters home, warning parents about what their children were watching. For the series’ second season, now streaming on Netflix, showrunners have taken some measures to address their concerns. For example, each episode now begins with a sensitive-content warning video, telling viewers to seek help if they’re triggered. But content-wise, not much has changed. Season 2 has a storyline that’s at least as jarring as the original (Season 1 depicted the aftermath of the suicide of teenager Hannah Baker, played by Katherine Langford) — and viewers are almost as outraged. Here’s what has parents up in arms. Spoilers ahead for the end of Season 2. At the end of the season, bully Montgomery de la Cruz (Timothy Granaderos) and his fellow jock friends attack the troubled Tyler Down (Devin Druid) in the bathroom and sodomize him with the handle of a janitor’s mop. The scene plays out in brutal detail. And it pushes Tyler, who has already had a rough year, over the edge. He later shows up to the ...
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Officers: New High US Commander for Afghanistan Being Thought of

PENTAGON —  Lieutenant General Scott Miller is the expected nominee to command U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, a U.S. official with knowledge of the process told VOA. U.S.-led international forces in Afghanistan are currently being commanded by U.S. General John Nicholson. He has served as commander since March 2016. Miller's consideration must be finalized by a White House nomination, followed by confirmation by the Senate. The general currently leads the military's secretive Joint Special Operations Command. If nominated and confirmed, Miller will be the ninth American general in 17 years to oversee the Afghanistan war. The Pentagon declined to confirm Miller's selection. "We have nothing to announce at this time," Pentagon spokesman Adrian Rankine-Galloway told VOA. Miller, a decorated special operations soldier, earned a Bronze Star for his service in Somalia and has also served in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Wall Street Journal first reported Miller's selection as the expected nominee. VOA's Jeff Seldin contributed to this report ...
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Julia Skripal snakker ut etter giftangrepet: – Vi er heldige som overlevde

VIL TILBAKE TIL RUSSLAND: I det eksklusive intervjuet med Reuters forteller Julia Skripal at hun ser for seg at hun skal vende tilbake til hjemlandet «i det lange løp». Foto: DYLAN MARTINEZ Publisert:23.05.18 19:53 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert UTENRIKS2018-05-23T17:53:21Z Datter av den russiske eksspionen Sergej Skripal, Julia Skripal, snakker for første gang med pressen etter giftangrepet mot henne og hennes far i mars. I det eksklusive intervjuet, som er gjort av nyhetsbyrået Reuters, forteller Skripal om hvordan livet hennes er blitt snudd på hodet siden hun og faren ble funnet bevisstløse på en benk i den engelske byen Salisbury søndag 4. mars. Julia Skripal ankom Storbritannia dagen før giftangrepet for å besøke faren, som levde i asyl i England. Det ble senere fastslått at de var forgiftet med nervegiften Novitsjok. – Det faktum at en nervegift ble brukt til å gjennomføre dette angrepet er i seg selv sjokkerende, forteller 33-åringen i en engelsk uttalelse levert gjennom britisk politi til Reuters. FaktaSkripal-attentatet: * Sergej Skripal er en pensjonert russisk etterretningsoffiser, som i 2006 ble dømt til 13 års fengsel i Russland for å ha spionert på vegne av Storbritannia. * 66-åringen arbeidet for russisk militæretterretning fram til 1999. Han ...
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ICC foreslår Arktis som fredszone

ICC´s Vice-Præsident for Grønland, Nuka Kleemann, er på talerlisten under fejringen af jubilæet i dag i Ilulissat. Og Nuka Kleemann vil pointere, at ICC ser Ilulissat Erklæringen som en enestående aftale. Ikke mindst når man ser på de store stater som Rusland og USA, som ved at være med til at skrive under på aftalen d. 28. maj 2008 viste, at de kan samarbejde og være med til at holde fred i Arktis, fortæller Hjalmar Dahl og fortsætter: - Det er prisværdigt, at de arktiske stater siger ja til fredelige forhandlinger i stedet for at forstærke modsætninger og uenigheder, som ingen kan bruge til noget. - At Arktis kun skal bruges til fredelige formål, har altid været ICC´s mål. Derfor pointerede vi i talen, at vi i samarbejde med Arktisk Råd samt de fem kyststater, arbejder for at erklære - Arktis som fredszone - på verdenskortet og indhente verdenssamfundets støtte til det, udtaler altså Hjalmar Dahl, Præsident for ICC Grønland ...
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Trump: We’ll Know Destiny of N. Korea Summit by Subsequent Week

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will know by next week whether his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be held on June 12 in Singapore as scheduled. "It could very well be June 12th," Trump said Wednesday. "If we go, it'll be a great thing for North Korea." North Korea has indicated it might call off the meeting due to disagreements on conditions by the United States for unilateral denuclearization. Trump on Tuesday, during a meeting with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in, said the summit might not be held next month. "If it doesn't happen, maybe it will happen later," Trump said. The president said, "There are certain conditions that we want. I think we will get those conditions." Asked about the conditions, Trump replied, "I'd rather not say." But he stated that the denuclearization of North Korea "must take place." U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has twice met with Kim in Pyongyang in preparation for the Singapore summit, said Wednesday, "Our posture will not change until we see credible steps taken toward the complete, verifiable denuclearization of the Korean peninsula." ...
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Premiär för trav- och galoppkanal

Via ett pressmeddelande berättar ATG om nyheten. Den nya tv-kanalen erbjuder trav och galopp i HD-kvalitet.– Vi vill skapa Sveriges mest engagerande spelupplevelse och mötesplats för spel för våra kunder. Sändningarna i TV4 Gruppens kanaler är mycket populära och kommer att fortsätta. Samarbetet med Com Hem och Boxer gör att vi nu ytterligare kan spetsa upplevelsen och erbjuda trav- och galoppfantasten direktsända lopp upp till 14 timmar varje dag, sju dagar i veckan, året om med tyngdpunkt på de populäraste spelformerna V75, V86, Grand Slam 75 och V64. Allt levererat i HD-kvalitet direkt hem till tv-soffan, säger Markus Ström, Head of Partner Sales på ATG via pressmeddelandet. Fram till den 21 juni kommer drygt 800 000 hushåll att kunna titta på kanalen fritt. Därefter kommer den att ingå i abonnemanget för Com Hem-kunder med TV Guld och Boxer-kunder med TV Max/IPTV Max-paket.Com Hem-kunder hittar kanalen på kanalplats 70 och Boxer-kunder hittar den på kanalplats 50.  Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi strävar efter förstahandskällor på vår information och att vara på plats där det händer. Vi följer de Pressetiska reglerna och vår nyhetsjournalistik ska präglas av trovärdighet och opartiskhet ...
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Trump says will know subsequent week if North Korea summit to go forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would know next week whether his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would take place on June 12 in Singapore as scheduled, casting further doubt on plans for the unprecedented meeting. U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he boards Air Force One to travel to New York from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque White House aides are preparing to travel to Singapore this weekend for a crucial meeting with North Korean officials to discuss the agenda and logistics for the summit, U.S. officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The delegation, which includes White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joseph Hagin and deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel, was being dispatched after Trump said on Tuesday there was a “substantial chance” the summit would be called off amid concerns Pyongyang is not prepared to give up its nuclear arsenal. Asked on Wednesday whether the summit would go ahead, Trump told reporters: “It could very well happen. Whatever it is, we’ll know next week about Singapore. And if we go, I think it will be a great thing for ...
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Michael B. Jordan, Zendaya slated to current at MTV Film & TV Awards

Presenters for the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards include “Black Panther” star Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen, Kristen Bell, Zendaya, Gina Rodriguez and Common, the network announced Wednesday. The ceremony, hosted by Tiffany Haddish, is scheduled to be held on June 18 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. In addition, the show will feature musical performances from Mustard and Nick Jonas, whose just-released single “Anywhere” will be performed in its entirety for the first time (as opposed to their appearance on the “American Idol” finale in May 21, which saw an abridged version of the song). The video for “Anywhere” premiered on MTV on Tuesday. Newcomer duo Chloe x Halle are also set to perform. The awards show began including TV nominees last year and also replaced the best actor and best actress categories with non-gendered distinctions — best actor in a movie and best actor in a show — along with longtime fan favorite categories like best kiss, best hero and best villain. Executive producers for the 2018 edition of the MTV Movie & TV Awards include Joel Gallen/Tenth Planet Productions with MTV’s Amy Doyle, Garrett English and Wendy Plaut and Rick Austin. Vanessa Whitewolf serves as co-EP. Melanie Block is executive in charge of ...
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Prime air pressure officer to Syria: Don’t assault us, we received’t assault you

A senior Israeli Air Force officer on Wednesday issued a clear warning to the Syrian military: If you fire your air defenses at us, we will blow them up. For years, Israel has been waging a quiet campaign against Iranian interests in the country. That campaign came to light and stepped up considerably in February, when an Iranian drone carrying explosives briefly entered Israeli airspace before it was shot down. Though there have not been any public clashes between Iran and Israel in nearly two weeks, the IAF has continued to carry out a variety of missions connected to Syria on a daily basis, according to the senior officer, who spoke to reporters on condition of anonymity. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Israel has repeatedly stated that it will not allow Iran to set up a permanent military entrenchment in Syria and is prepared to take military action to prevent such a presence. Recent weeks have also seen the IAF stepping up its efforts to keep Iran from carrying out reprisals against Israel for an airstrike on April 9, according to Israeli officials. “We’re not doing this because we’re ...
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Publish-Mugabe, Zimbabweans Nonetheless Ready for Financial Uptick

HARARE, ZIMBABWE —  This week marks six months since Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa took workplace, after Robert Mugabe gave in to army strain and resigned. Throughout the weekend, the 75-year-old Mnangagwa informed supporters that since he took over, lots had improved. He says Zimbabwe’s annual international direct funding had been round $400 or 500 million, however for the previous 5 months it has gone to greater than $15 billion dedicated to funding within the nation, with worldwide corporations and international locations similar to Canada, South Africa, China, Britain and america coming to spend money on energy technology and water. Final Tuesday, the British gave $100 million to assist towards attempting to remove Zimbabwe’s money disaster, Mnangagwa mentioned. The nation’s methane gasoline reserves have improved as nicely, he added. President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses an election rally of his ruling ZANU-PF get together in Mutare, Zimbabwe, Might 19, 2018. “After about three and half years, we must always be capable of produce eight million liters of gasoline per day,” Mnangagwa mentioned. “The nation solely consumes 5 million [liters] per day — three million surplus per day. Zimbabwe will prosper, it will develop. Zimbabwe will shine not solely in SADC [Southern African Development ...
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Innspurt for å unngå storstreik i staten

INNSPURT: Partene i statsoppgjøret har tatt fatt på innspurten i meklingen hos Riksmekleren som startet tirsdag formiddag. Fristen går ut ved midnatt natt til torsdag for lederen i LO Stat, Egil Andre Aas, og de øvrige sammenslutningene som mekler med staten som motpart – Unio, YS og Akademikerne. Foto: Foto: Cornelius Poppe / NTB scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 19:01 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-23T17:01:44Z Partene i lønnsoppgjøret i staten har bare noen timer på seg for å unngå at over 6.000 går ut i streik torsdag morgen. Riksmekleren har holdt i dialogen mellom staten på den ene siden og de fire sammenslutningene LO Stat, Unio, Akademikerne og YS siden tirsdag klokken 10. Ved midnatt natt til torsdag går fristen ut for meklingen, med mindre partene blir enige om å fortsette på overtid. Riksmekleren har varslet en løypemelding til pressen på Riksmeklerens kontor klokka 21 onsdag kveld. Etter det NTB forstår, skal det være en viss fremdrift i innspurten. les også Brudd i lønnsoppgjøret for statsansatte Eksamen i fare De fire organisasjonene har varslet at hele 77.000 statsansatte kan bli tatt ut i streik dersom en eventuell konflikt skulle vedvare. I første omgang vil LO Stat ta ut 4.000 medlemmer, Unio ...
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Report: Ladies Tea Staff in India Stay in ‘Appalling’ Circumstances

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI —  Women working on tea plantations in northeast India earn a "pitiful" $2 a day and live in "appalling" conditions with almost no toilets, according to a report released on Tuesday. The investigation by the British charity Traidcraft Exchange found workers in the tea-growing state of Assam were paid 137 rupees ($2) a day, far below the minimum wage of 250 rupees. More than half are women. Assam is the largest producer of tea in India and its estates supply top brands including Britain's Twinings and Tetley. Both are working to improve conditions for workers, the report said. "The women who pick the tea we drink live in appalling conditions and are paid pitifully low wages by tea estates in Assam," said Fiona Gooch, a policy adviser for Traidcraft Exchange. Workers live in decrepit houses with leaky roofs. They have little or no access to sanitation facilities and most have to defecate in the bushes outside, the report said. A spokeswoman said Twinings was "fully committed to ethicalsourcing." "Our Sourced with Care program directly addresses the needs and improve the lives of communities on the ground, from access to sanitation to children's rights," she said in a statement ...
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Unique: Yulia Skripal – Tried assassination turned my world the wrong way up

LONDON (Reuters) - Yulia Skripal survived an assassination attempt that UK authorities blame on Russia. But the daughter of one of Russia’s most famous spies says she wants to return to her country “in the longer term”, despite the poisoning. “The fact that a nerve agent was used to do this is shocking,” Skripal told Reuters in an exclusive statement. “My life has been turned upside down.” Yulia and her father Sergei Skripal, a former colonel in Russian military intelligence who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain’s MI6 foreign spy service, were found unconscious on a public bench in the British city of Salisbury on March 4. Yulia Skripal, 33, was in a coma for 20 days. “I woke to the news that we had both been poisoned,” Skripal said in her first media appearance since the poisoning. She contacted Reuters through the British police. Skripal was speaking from a secret location in London as she is under the protection of the British state. She was discharged from Salisbury District Hospital about five weeks after the poisoning and has not been seen by the media until now. “We are so lucky to have both survived this attempted assassination. Our recovery ...
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Valde bort finalen för Harpers: "På lördag vet vi"

Trots att Handsome Brad (e. Brad de Veluwe) var inkvalad till lördagens Bronsdivision dök hans namn upp i ett helt annat lopp, nämligen Harper Hanovers Lopp som i år har 900 000 kronor i förstapris. På mellanvolten startar Handsome Brad med 20 meters tillägg tillsammans med Carl Johan Jepson.– Han var ju inkvalad till finalen, men jag gjorde en liten kalkylering och kom fram till att om man får ett dåligt spår så är kanske förtjänstmöjligheterna ännu mindre än i Harpers. Med ett dåligt spår i finalen skulle han kunna springa 9,5 sista 1000 i tredje-fjärdespår och ändå bli femma. Vi får se på lördag kväll om jag har valt fel eller inte, säger Ulf Stenströmer. – I tipsen har han rankats både etta-tvåa och fyra-femma. Jag tror inte att han hade rankats före exempelvis Disco Volante om han hade haft spår utvändigt om honom i finalen. "Kanske har vi igen det nu" Handsome Brad har inlett året lovande, vilket så klart är välkommet. För Stenströmer är det extra välkommen då ett par av fjolårets fyraåringslopp lämnade syrlig eftersmak.– Det är egentligen tre starter. I Kungapokalen strulade det 700 kvar och han tappade ett par längder. Sedan sköljde han över de ...
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Yulia Skripal Offers First Interview After Alleged Poisoning (PHOTO)

Yulia Skripal, claimed to be poisoned by Russia together with her with Sergei Skripal, gave an interview to Reuters, according to the video released by the agency Wednesday. According to the news agency, Yulia expressed gratitude for offers of assistance from the Russian embassy in the UK, but explained that she "doesn't wish to avail herself of their services". "I'm grateful for the offers of assistance from the Russian Embassy. But at the moment I do not wish to avail myself of their services. Also, I want to reiterate what I said in my earlier statement, that no one speaks for me, or for my father but ourselves," she said. © REUTERS / Dylan Martinez Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Salisbury along with her father, Russian spy Sergei Skripal, speaks to Reuters in London, Britain, May 23, 2018 Nevertheless, Yulia, who is a Russian citizen, stressed that "in the longer term she hoped to return to her country". "As I try to come to terms with the devastating changes thrust upon me both physically and emotionally, I take one day at a time and want to help care for my Dad till his full recovery. In the longer term I hope to return home to my country," Yulia told the Reuters news agency. Yulia has further stated, as quoted by the media, that she and Sergei Skripal "were lucky to survive an attempted assassination", adding that she was shocked that a ...
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Tunnelen åbner onsdag kl.15

- Vi vurderer nu, at tunnelen er sikker for både gående og for kørende trafik. Vi henstiller dog til, at trafikanter overholder hastighedsbegrænsningen og er agtpågivende i forhold til vejbanen, hvor der stadig er ophobet is, siger drift- og miljøchef i Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq, Frank Rasmussen. Trafikanter kan forvente, at tunnelen fra tid til anden bliver lukket midlertidigt på grund af vejreparationer. - Vi forventer, at de midlertidige lukninger at tunnelen bliver uden for myldretiden siger Frank Rasmussen. Og foreløbig kan man altså køre igennem tunnelen fra Nuuk mod Nuussuaq i dag fra klokken 15 ...
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Hjemmehåpet nummer tre: – Dette kommer til å svi lenge

PÅ HJEMMEBANE: Kristoffer Halvorsen. Foto: Schrøder, Tor Erik / NTB scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 18:26 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert SYKKEL2018-05-23T16:26:27Z Hjemmehåpet Kristoffer Halvorsen (22) kjørte inn til 3. plass på den andre etappen av Tour des Fjords. Eldstemann i feltet, Michael Albasini (37), spurtet inn til seier. Onsdagens etappe var 188 kilometer fra Risør til Kristiansand. – Jeg ventet for lenge. Det er ikke bra, sa Halvorsen etter målpassering. – Jeg følte meg veldig sterk i bakken, jeg burde kanskje ha vært lenger foran. Jeg klarte ikke å «time» det helt. Dette kommer til å svi ganske lenge, sa en skuffet Kristoffer Halvorsen til TV2. – Dette kommer jeg til å huske resten av livet, sa han om å se «Doffen» malt på asfalten overalt i hjembyen. les også Boasson feiret bursdagen med seier – Boom kastet ut etter vold Herman Dahl (Joker Icopal) og Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) var også med helt til slutt - men lyktes ikke i å komme på pallen. – Jeg hadde greit trykk på slutten, men det hjalp ikke da jeg kom for sent, sa Edvald Boasson Hagen. – Jeg får prøve igjen i morgen. Det er seier som gjelder, fortsatte Boasson Hagen ...
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Steam retailer school-shooting sport ‘appalling’

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Ethiopia Opens Telecoms Sector to Restricted Competitors

ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopia's state-run telecoms monopoly has agreed to allow some local firms to provide internet services through its infrastructure, a move seen as spurring competition and expanding the data market, officials said. Ethio Telecom has more than 16 million subscribers of internet services in the country of over 100 million people. It generated over 27.7 billion birr ($1 billion) in revenues in the first nine months of 2017/18, 70 percent of which was earned from mobile services and 18 percent from internet. "Our objective of signing VISP [virtual internet service provider] agreements is to increase subscriptions," said Abdurahim Ahmed, the company's head of communications. "There may be price reductions. There will be competition among themselves — that is the core idea," he told Reuters. Abdurahim said eight firms have signed up to provide the services, which include different internet packages. Foreign companies were not allowed to provide services, he said. Ethiopia is one of few African countries to still have a state monopoly in telecoms. The companies that signed agreements with Ethio Telecom have either just been established to sign up for this new business or they were previously doing other business. Addis Ababa has ruled out liberalizing ...
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Proof factors to Iranian work on long-range missiles at secret base — report

Weapons researchers have identified activity at a remote secret facility in the Iranian desert that points to the covert development of long-range missiles that could potentially be used to attack the United States, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Satellite images appear to show, among other things, activity around a tunnel leading underground and evidence of powerful rocket engine tests that scorched telltale marks in the desert sand near the city of Shahrud, the report said. Although there are no restrictions in place on the range of Iranian missiles, US President Donald Trump had insisted that limitations be placed on Tehran’s missile program as a prerequisite for Washington remaining in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. He ultimately pulled out of it on May 12. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up According to the report, researchers from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey watched a recent Iranian documentary about rocket scientist Gen. Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, a leading figure in the country’s missile development program, who was killed in a devastating 2011 explosion at Iran’s main research facility near the town of Bidganeh. Based on details ...
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Susan Stroman is again, this time waltzing with ‘The Beast within the Jungle’

Kander, she adds, was getting used to writing waltzes. Now, two years later, Kander's waltzes, Stroman's choreography and librettist David Thompson's prose have fused to become "The Beast in the Jungle," an original dance play inspired by Henry James' 1903 novella of the same name and brought to life by the same team that created the critically acclaimed 2010 musical "The Scottsboro Boys." "Beast" is opening Wednesday at the Vineyard Theatre, the same off-Broadway theater that launched "Scottsboro." ...
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South African Provincial Premier Steps Down After Anti-Graft Protests

JOHANNESBURG —  South Africa's leader of the North West province, Supra Mahumapelo, said Wednesday he will go on early retirement after weeks of protests against his leadership. The protests over corruption and poor public services were some of the first signs of public discord since President Cyril Ramaphosa succeeded scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma in February. Earlier this month, South Africa's national government took over the running of the troubled province in an effort to restore calm. "I think it will be better for one to go on early retirement," Mahumapelo told a news conference at the headquarters of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in downtown Johannesburg. Mahumapelo, a Zuma loyalist and senior figure within the ANC, said he had taken the decision to step down to dispel fears that he could seek to influence investigations into mismanagement in the North West. Ramaphosa has staked his reputation on rooting out the corruption associated with Zuma's nine years in power ...
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This guesthouse, subsequent to one in every of Iceland’s most well-known waterfalls, is on the market

A coach driver for a tourist coach drove into a wall of Glaumbær, a historic turf built farm in Skagafjörður, North Iceland,and left a large hole before driving off.The office of the Reykjavik Building Inspector has accepted an application from the Íslandshótel hotel chain to build a five storey hotel with 103 rooms in Lækjargata 12 and adjacent building in Vonarstræti which will be rebuilt.The Jökulsárgljúfur area in the Vatnajökull National Park will receive 210 million Icelandic kronas for amenities such as a car park, walking paths and toilets.The incredible art collection by artist Samúel Jónsson in Selárdalur, North Iceland, has inspired awe and wonder by everyone who visits it. Now, a society has been formed to save the statues by the artist, who passed away in 1969 and to restore this museum at the edge of the habitable world.The first direct flight chartered by Super Break was flown from Cardiff in Great Britain to Akureyri in North Iceland. A Boeing 737-800 landed in Akureyri at noon carrying 185 passengers.British travel agency Super Break has organised chartered flights between Britain and Akureyri in North Iceland.With large, comfortable, modern rooms, this recent addition to the Fosshótel chain in Reykjavik offers a ...
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Sony says PlayStation four is in ‘remaining part’ of its life cycle

Image copyright SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT Sony's new CEO John Kodera has announced the PlayStation 4 era could be near an end. Speaking at a company conference, he said the console, released in 2013, was in the "final phase" of its life cycle. Don't expect the PS4 to stop production any time soon - but this could be a hint that a new, more powerful console is on the way. Despite being hugely popular, there are signs of PS4 sales slowing down. The announcement has hit some gamers hard ...
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Politiet: Vad kjøpte heroin og sprøytesett få timer før Paul Simmons’ overdose

ÅSTEDET: Påtalemyndigheten mener Paul Simmons døde etter å ha inntatt heroin mens han befant seg på et hotellrom på Comfort Hotel Børsparken i Oslo sentrum. Foto: Helge Mikalsen Publisert:23.05.18 17:33 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-23T15:33:54Z OSLO TINGRETT (VG) Drapstiltalte Eirik Vad (37) kjøpte et sprøytesett på et apotek kort tid før Paul Simmons kollapset på et hotellrom 7. februar 2015, mener påtalemyndigheten. Klokken 15.35 denne lørdagen ble det solgt et sprøytesett på Boots apotek på kjøpesenteret Byporten. Like før hadde Eirik Vad kjøpt narkotika av en person på Burger King på Oslo Sentralstasjon som ligger i tilknytning til kjøpesenteret. I retten forklarer Vad at han trodde heroinet han kjøpte var kokain, og at han kjøpte stoffet til seg selv og Paul Simmons (25). – Var det du som kjøpte dette sprøytesettet? spør aktor, statsadvokat Cecilie Schløsser-Møller. – Nei. Men som jeg har sagt i avhør så er det mulig jeg var innom et apotek, svarer Vad. Paul Simmons (25) kollapset senere samme kveld på hotellrommet han delte med Vad for helgen. To dager senere døde han på sykehus, og ifølge obduksjonsrapporten er den viktigste årsaken inntak av heroin. – Hva annet er det du kan ha kjøpt på ...
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Danmark og Canada vil løse konflikt om Hans Ø i fælles arbejdsgruppe

Det har udenrigsminister Anders Samuelsen aftalt i Grønland med sin canadiske kollega, Chrystia Freeland. Arbejdsgruppen skal anbefale, hvordan de to lande løser grænsespørgsmål. Det omfatter suverænitet over øen Hans Ø, grænsedragning til søs i farvandet Lincoln Sea og kontinentalsoklen i havområdet Labrador Sea. Anders Samuelsen ser arbejdsgruppen som et "gennembrud" i indsatsen for at afklare suverænitet over blandt andet Hans Ø. - Det er et resultat af det stærke samarbejde, der allerede eksisterer mellem vores lande. Samtidig er det en annoncering, der i den grad er i Ilulissat-erklæringens ånd, siger Anders Samuelsen i en skriftlig kommentar. Den danske udenrigsminister er i Grønland ved tiåret for Ilulissat-erklæringen fra 2008. Her aftalte Danmark med Norge, Canada, USA og Rusland, at problemer i Arktis skal løses fredeligt efter FN's havretskonvention - på dansk initiativ. /ritzau/ ...
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Hindu Hardliners Criticize Archbishop for Speaking Politics

NEW DELHI —  India's governing Hindu nationalists on Wednesday criticized the archbishop of New Delhi for saying that a turbulent political atmosphere is posing a threat to the country's democratic principles. The president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, Amit Shah, accused the archbishop of trying to divide people on the basis of religion. "I personally believe that no one should say things like this, for a religious person to make such comments cannot be accepted and appreciated," Shah said. A top party lawmaker, Subramanian Swamy, demanded the scrapping of diplomatic ties with the Vatican because of the archbishop's remarks. Archbishop Anil Couto, in a May 8 letter sent to New Delhi's Catholic churches, urged members to pray for democracy and for marginalized people ahead of national elections next year. He included a prayer to be read during Masses that asked "May the ethos of true democracy envelope our elections with dignity." The prayer also called for marginalized people to be "brought into the mainstream of nation-building." Minorities have complained of rising attacks by Hindu hardliners against them since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014. Christians make up just 2 percent of India's population, which is overwhelmingly ...
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Buddy Man to obtain Americana Assn. Lifetime Achievement Award

The award will follow next month's scheduled release of Guy's latest album, "The Blues Is Alive and Well," which will feature collaborations with Mick Jagger, James Bay and others and shows that even as he heads into his ninth decade, Guy shows no signs of slowing down ...
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Philippines Rejects Australian Nun’s Enchantment, Orders Her to Depart

MANILA, PHILIPPINES —  The Philippine immigration bureau has turned down an Australian nun's appeal for the reversal of an order revoking her missionary visa after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies and ordered her to leave the country. Immigration chief Jaime Morente said Wednesday that his bureau has sent a letter to Sister Patricia Fox's lawyer that advised her of steps needed for her to comply with the order to leave the Philippines in 30 days. There was no immediate response from Fox. "This order is final and executory. We will not entertain any further motion for reconsideration," Morente said in a statement. President Rodrigo Duterte has lashed out at his critics, especially those who have raised questions about his bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. His administration barred a critical Italian politician, Giacomo Filibeck, from entering the country last month. The 71-year-old Fox is a coordinator of a Roman Catholic order for nuns called Notre Dame de Sion and has been working for the Filipino poor for almost 30 years. She has joined rallies against Duterte and his government, which has been criticized for waging a brutal war on illegal drugs that left thousands of mostly urban poor ...
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South Korea leads developed nations in family debt, UN professional warns

“I met with residents who are living in completely substandard housing and yet paying exorbitant rents,” said Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, at the end of a 10-day visit to the Republic of Korea. In a statement on Wednesday, she said that some were “forced to live in tiny spaces no more than 5 square metres, on short term leases and at the mercy of landlords’ arbitrary decisions to raise the rent”. While acknowledging the Government’s “massive effort” to improve housing conditions for the bulk of its population, she said she is “deeply concerned” by the continuation of “massive reconstruction projects” resulting in the destruction of neighbourhoods and displacement of individuals and families. She also expressed alarm at how urban areas have become unaffordable for young people and low-income households; although that is an observation which has been made frequently about expanding cities in other developed countries such as London, Tokyo and New York. Ms. Farha pointed out that the country’s current legal framework for urban redevelopment and reconstruction does not comply with internationally recognised human rights standards and continues to result in forced evictions. She said that South Korea, formally known as ...
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Nyt spor i Olof Palme sagen

Magasinet sætter navn på manden, der tidligere har været omtalt i svenske medier som "Skandiamannen". Han befandt sig på stedet, da Palme blev dræbt af skud på Sveavägen den aften for 32 år siden. Han var et af de første vidner, politiet talte med, men på det tidspunkt blev han ikke selv mistænkt for drabet ...
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Uber provides drivers sick pay and parental depart

Image copyright Casey Gutteridge / Uber Ride-hailing firm Uber will give its European drivers access to medical cover and compensation for work-related injuries. The new protections include sick pay, parental leave and bereavement payments. Uber said it previously "focused too much on growth and not enough on the people who made that growth possible". "We called drivers 'partners', but didn't always act like it," said Uber's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi. The insurance and compensation package will be available to all Uber drivers and Uber Eats delivery couriers across Europe. However, unions have questioned whether the package is new. In April 2017, Uber announced illness and injury insurance cover for its drivers. 'Not nearly enough' Uber drivers who wanted to join the scheme were required to pay £2 a week. "I'm highly suspicious - is this a revamp, is this another bite of the cherry to make themselves look caring. What's the story here?" said Steve Garelick, regional organiser for the gig economy and transport for GMB union. James Farrar, chair of the United Private Hire Drivers branch of the IWGB union, told the BBC: "This is not nearly enough. We have statutory rights under the law. What Uber has given ...
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Rwanda Indicators Tourism Sponsorship Take care of Arsenal

KIGALI —  Rwanda has signed a sponsorship and tourism promotion deal with the English soccer club Arsenal, establishing a commercial bond with President Paul Kagame's favorite team, the Rwanda government said Wednesday. Tourism is the biggest foreign exchange earner in the East African nation, which is trying to lay to rest memories of a 1994 genocide in which 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus were slaughtered by ethnic Hutu extremists. Starting in August, the "Visit Rwanda" tourist board logo will be emblazoned on the left sleeve of all players in Arsenal's first, under-23 and women's teams, the government said in a statement. Rwanda did not disclose how much it would pay, but it said the three-year deal would highlight its "growing numbers of wildlife including black rhino, lions, zebra, chimpanzees and the famous mountain gorillas." FILE - A gorilla looks on at Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri, Rwanda, Nov. 30, 2007. Tourists make treks to Rwanda each year to see the gorillas. The tourism deal is not the only link between Rwanda and the north London side. Many of Kagame's critics compare his prolonged stay in power to that of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who retired this year after 22 years ...
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U.S. warns residents in China after ‘irregular’ sound injures consulate employee

BEIJING (Reuters) - An American citizen working at the U.S. consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from “abnormal” sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gestures as he testifies at a hearing of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis The embassy, which issued a health alert to Americans living in China, said it could not link the case to health issues suffered by U.S. government staff in Cuba dating back to late 2016. However, later on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told lawmakers that the “sonic attack” in China was “medically similar” to the incidents in Cuba. The unnamed American citizen assigned to the consulate in Guangzhou had reported a variety of “physical symptoms” dating from late 2017 to April this year, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said in an email. The worker was sent to the United States for further evaluation. “The clinical findings of this evaluation matched mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI),” the embassy said. The State Department was taking the incident very seriously and working ...
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Rasende PSG-stjerne nekter å være VM-reserve: – En enorm feil

IKKE TIL VM: Adrien Rabiot, her i aksjon for PSG i cupfinalen mot Les Herbiers. Foto: Franck Fife / AFP Publisert:23.05.18 16:20 Oppdatert: 23.05.18 16:35 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert FOTBALL2018-05-23T14:20:27Z Adrien Rabiot (23) tok ikke lett på landslagstrenerens avgjørelse om å utelate ham fra VM-troppen. Torsdag ble Frankrikes 23-mannstropp til VM i Russland offentliggjort. Den største overraskelsen var at landslagstrener Didier Deschamps utelot PSG-stjernen Adrien Rabiot til fordel for Sevilla-spiller Steven N’Zonzi. Rabiot – fast inventar på PSGs midtbane, men kun seks landskamper på CV-en – ble plassert på en «reserveliste» bestående av elleve spillere som kan kalles inn dersom noen skulle bli skadet før VM. les også Derfor er han kjent som Fotball-Europas største mammadalt Svarte ikke på SMS fra sjefen Det er en status 23-åringen, som tidligere har havnet i håndgemeng med Zlatan Ibrahimovic, mener han er god for. Onsdag morgen avslørte avisen L’Équipe at en «rasende» Rabiot har sendt en mail til det franske landslaget for å informere dem at han nekter å være en del av reservene til den franske VM-troppen. – Jeg leste mailen mandag ettermiddag og så at den var signert av Adrien, forteller landslagssjef Didier Deschamps ifølge Le Parisien like etter ...
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Reykjavik Metropolis Elections: Majority holds, Socialist and Progressive events acquire seats

The Elliðarárdalur valley in Reykjavik has a salmon river flowing through it and is a popular woodland area for walks and recreation. Now the friends of Elliðaárdalur valley society want to make the area a protected one.The different parties running for the upcoming Reykjavik city elections in May met to discuss traffic and public transport in the city centre yesterday at Austurbæjarskóli.According to a new poll by Viðskiptablaðið newspaper, the majority will hold in the upcoming Reykjavik city elections in May. The Alliance Party would receive 29.9 percent of votes and the Independence Party coming at a close second with 29 percent.Most Icelanders oppose transfer of power over Iceland's energy sector to European institutions according to a fresh opinion poll produced for the organisation Heimssýn which opposes the idea that the country should seek membership of the European Union.Yesterday's meeting between midwives and the state negotiator yielded no results. Midwives stand firmly by their demands.Wage negotiations between Icelandic midwives and the state are still in deadlock and today the ninth meeting between the two takes place.All midwives that go on home visits, 95 women, have gone on strike today."The matter is not a medical one. It's about the relationship between ...
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"Vi gör inget drag idag"

– Enjoy The Life (V86-4) kan bli lite het i loppen, men har uppträtt bättre på sistone och varit väldigt lugn och fin i två raka, så vi får hoppas han uppträder på liknande sätt idag. Han kan blanda och ge lite i prestationerna, men har rätt så hög kapacitet om han är på topp och självklart är vi förhoppningsfulla inför kvällens uppgift. Han har inte laddats något på sistone och jag kommer låta honom gå iväg själv även idag för att sedan söka mig mot ledningen i ett första- eller andraskede. Vad jag har hört blir det inga ändringar. – Sunwapta Goj (V86-8) har vi ingen ritkig förklaring till senast. Jag kände direkt att hon tog i lite för mycket från start  och hon var också lite väl på andra femhundringen, vilket kanske spelade in. I övrigt kändes hon fantastiskt fin och jag vet att de har kollat upp henne efteråt och inte hittat några fel. Det är en helt annan uppgift nu, vilket känns spännande, och det ska bli kul att se henne attackera bakifrån. Hon har gått mycket bakifrån tidigare i karriären, men nu när jag har kört på sistone har det varit ledningen som gällt. Spår ...
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Do not eat Baltic cod, WWF warns

The WWF's 2018 Fish Guide looks in detail at the sustainability situation of fish consumed in 25 countries including Sweden, using a green-amber-red scale (from best to worst) to grade them. Of the Baltic fish, only eastern herring, yarn-caught perch from the Gulf of Riga and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified sprat from Latvia were given the green light by the charity. The WWF's methodology assesses the species based on how stocks are, how effective stock management is, and the impact of the fish (and by extension, removing it) on its ecosystem. Several popular species from the Baltic including cod, salmon, pike, and turbot are given red-light status for 2018, while trawled cod from the eastern Baltic joining that group is particularly bad news according to the WWF. "That means that all Baltic cod now has a red light in the WWF's Fish Guide – with the appeal to not eat it. That's both sad and upsetting, and shows that management isn't working. When large predatory fish like cod disappears it risks changing the entire ecosystem," WWF senior sea and fish expert Inger Näslund said in a statement. READ ALSO: Meat consumption in Sweden drops by record amount The situation ...
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El Al postpones launch of Tel-Aviv-San Francisco route

Israel’s national carrier El Al announced Wednesday it was postponing the launch of its direct service to San Francisco, which was scheduled for later this year. In a statement, El Al said the decision was made to allow it to upgrade its fleet of Boeing 767 aircraft, and that it would begin offering nonstop flights to Silicon Valley in May 2019 instead of this November. El Al had already started selling tickets for the flight, but promised Wednesday to make other arrangements for passengers with tickets booked during the delay period. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up The flight was particularly attractive for the thousands of Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs who regularly travel between Tel Aviv and Silicon Valley. In 2014, nearly 30,000 Israeli professionals living in the Bay Area petitioned El Al and other American airlines requesting a direct flight to Tel Aviv. In 2016, United Airlines launched direct Tel Aviv-San Francisco flights three times a week. The US airline quickly increased the flights to daily due to high demand. El Al says it plans to offer three direct flights a week, starting at $1,200 ...
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Safety forces nab 2 Palestinians suspected of capturing at Israeli automotive

Security forces on Wednesday arrested two Palestinians suspected of shooting at an Israeli vehicle outside Ramallah in the West Bank the previous day. The Shin Bet said in a statement that the suspects, Palestinians from the Ramallah area, “implicated themselves in the incident” during their initial investigation. They were taken away for further questioning by the security agency. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up The army said after the incident that it suspected it was an attempted terror attack. No injuries were reported. The attempted attack was carried out near Kafr Ni’ma, west of Ramallah, and close to the Talmon Jewish settlement. A photograph of the targeted car, posted on social media, showed that one of its wheels was punctured in the attack ...
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Pompeo says ‘unhealthy deal’ with North Korea ‘not an choice’ for U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is prepared to walk away from negotiations with North Korea if upcoming talks on its nuclear weapons program head in the wrong direction. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies at a hearing of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis “A bad deal is not an option,” Pompeo said in his opening remarks for a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. “The American people are counting on us to get this right. If the right deal is not on the table, we will respectfully walk away.” Pompeo said the U.S. campaign, with partners, to pressure on Pyongyang was bearing fruit. “Our posture will not change until we see credible steps taken toward the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula,” he said. During questioning, Pompeo said the United States had no intention of making concessions to Pyongyang in talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. Pompeo also addressed Iran’s nuclear program, telling the hearing the Trump administration intends to work with “as ...
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NFF-topp forlenger sykemeldingen

FORTSATT SYKEMELDT: NFFs generalsekretær Pål Bjerketvedt er fortsatt sykemeldt etter hjerneinfarktet i vår. Foto: Bendiksby, Terje / NTB scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 15:37 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert FOTBALL2018-05-23T13:37:43Z Norges Fotballforbunds generalsekretær Pål Bjerketvedt (58) sier at progresjonen rundt helsen er bra etter at han fikk hjerneinfarkt før påske, men at det er for tidlig å komme tilbake i jobb. Det skriver han til VG i en e-post. «Hverken legene eller jeg kan per nå si noe om når jeg er tilbake. Hjerneinfarkt er en alvorlig hendelse, og jeg følger det rekonvalesensprogrammet legene sier jeg skal følge. Utviklingen er bra, og jeg kommer tilbake. Men når det skjer, kan ingen gi svar på i dag.» Det var like før påske at Bjerketvedt, som har vært generalsekretær i NFF siden 2016, fikk hjerneinfarkt. les også Generalsekretær i NFF sykmeldt etter hjerneinfarkt Legene fortalte da Bjerketvedt at det er vanskelig å fastslå noen årsak annet enn at det er fysiologisk/genetisk bestemt og under kategorien tilfeldig eller «uflaks», men også «flaks», i og med at det har gått bra. Den utvidede sykemeldingen betyr høyst trolig at den planlagte Russland-turen i forbindelse med VM også ryker for 58-åringen. les også NFF-sjef om Edvartsen i intern ...
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Africa at Particular Threat From Cyber Assaults, Warn Consultants

The dangers posed by cybercrime are on the rise across the globe – with high profile incidents like the recent ‘Wannacry’ ransomware attack an example of the growing threat. As the adoption of Internet and mobile technology grows, cyber experts say Africa is particularly at risk, as the continent's cyber security lags behind. Henry Ridgwell reports from London ...
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Boko-häst i topp

I Le Croise-Laroche körde nuvarande tränaren Matthieu Abrivard till ledningen efter cirka 600 meter och Eldrick Boko (e. Cantab Hall) vann sedan väldigt enkelt med lite krafter i behåll. Det här var femte starten i Frankrike och alltså första segern. Tidsnoteringen blev 1.14,1/2825 meter och förstapriset var 11.700 euro. Svenskägde Hank Von Håleryd (e. Ready Cash) gjorde debut på fransk mark i regi Sébastien Guarato och spurtade fullt godkänt som fyra (2.080 euro) från tredje par invändigt. Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi strävar efter förstahandskällor på vår information och att vara på plats där det händer. Vi följer de Pressetiska reglerna och vår nyhetsjournalistik ska präglas av trovärdighet och opartiskhet ...
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Aleqa Hammond vil skabe bedre kontakter via formandsposter

Den tidligere formand for Naalakkersuisut er i forvejen formand for Grønlandsudvalget i Folketinget, men det bliver ikke noget problem at få tid til at passe begge jobs, fortæller hun til KNR.  - Jeg er en erfaren kvinde, som har viden om forholdene indenfor staten, og som kan øve stor indflydelse på de emner, som jeg tager op. Derfor styrker og støtter de to arbejdsopgaver hinanden, fortæller hun. Aleqa Hammond blev ikke valgt ind ved valget til Inatsisartut i april, hvor hun stillede op for det nye Partii Nunatta Qitornai. Men da partiet fik en plads i koalitionen tog formand Vittus Qujaukitsoq orlov for at blive naalakkersuisoq og banede dermed vejen for Aleqa Hammond, der på få dage gik fra at være suppleant til at blive formand for et af Inatsisartuts vigtigste udvalg, Udenrigs- og sikkerhedspolitisk udvalg. LÆS OGSÅ Aleqa Hammond får vigtig formandspost En post hun føler sig særdeles rustet til at varetage. - Jeg følger godt med i og deltager aktivt i debatten om grønlandsk politik på udenrigsområdet og i de arktiske landes politik, når det gæder Grønland, siger hun til KNR. Hun mener, at det bliver en fordel for Grønland, at hun er formand for både Grønlandsudvalget i Folketinget ...
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Elitloppet under 30 år

2017: Evigt unge Timoko skrällvann finalen som tioåring till drygt 30 gånger insatsen. Liksom vid den första Elitloppssegern var det ledning runt om som gällde. Björn Goop packade fältet en aning i sista kurvan och stack ifrån till klar seger på upploppet. Inte ett öga var torrt.   2016: Den här gången räckte det med dödens för att Nuncio skulle vinna Elitloppet. Stefan Melanders andra seger och Örjan Kihlströms tredje vinst. Nuncio var bara bäst och plockade enkelt ner ledande Un Mec d’Heripre, samt höll undan för vasst spurtade Resolve. 2015: Kanske inte det bästa Elitloppet men utan tvekan ett av de mest rafflande upploppen. Lutfi Kolgjini bakom Mosaique Face kopplade greppet på ledande Magic Tonight mitt på upploppet. Men Örjan Kihlström var en aning kyligare i sulkyn och satt in stöten 100 meter från mål. Magic Tonight kom tillbaka invändigt och snuvade Mosaique Face på vinsten. Trea var fyraåringe Nuncio efter ett helt lopp i tredjespår!   2014: Första segern för Timoko och Björn Goop. Goop utnyttjade hästens enorma startsnabbhet och körde till spets i första kurvan. Sedan bestämde man tempot och hade koll på sina konkurrenter i sedvanlig Goop-stil. Proffsigt och kliniskt.   2013: Det var ett ruskigt ...
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Det ble rungende ja til ny pensjon for 800 000 i det offentlige – sjekk avtalen her

SEIRET I FØRSTE OPPGJØR: LO-leder Han Christian Gabrielsen fikk gjennom en småpen reallønnsvekst i vårens lønnsoppgjør. Nå er det også klart at han og LO har fått medlemmenes støtte til det fremforhandlede forslaget til ny pensjonsordning i offentlig sektor. Foto: Frode Hansen Publisert:23.05.18 15:01 Oppdatert: 23.05.18 15:15 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-23T13:03:46Z Det ble meget stort flertall blant de ansatte i offentlig sektor for den fremforhandlede pensjonsavtalen. Ni av ti i LO sa ja. Her kan du sjekke hvordan den nye pensjonsavtalen blir for 800000 offentlig ansatte. Uravstemningsresultatet om det fremforhandlede forslaget til ny pensjonsordning, hvor de de fagorganiserte i offentlig sektor har stemt, viser et klart flertall for å sier ja til den nye pensjonsavtalen i LO Stat, LO Kommune, YS og Unio. 89 prosent av LO-medlemmene som deltok i uravstemningen om offentlig tjenestepensjon stemte ja. Under halvparten av medlemmene stemte. – Jeg er glad – Jeg er glad for at så mange av LOs medlemmer stemte ja i uravstemningen om offentlig tjenestepensjon. Det betyr at vi har fått en avtale som medlemmene er fornøyd med, og som sikrer oss en god og solidarisk tjenestepensjon i offentlig sektor, sier LOs første nestleder, Peggy Hessen Følsvik, om resultatet ...
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U.S. cities and cities wealthy in Memorial Day custom

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Will Europe stand as much as American strain?

Europe has decided to assert its independence: it will not revise its agreement with Iran and will not comply with US sanctions. When Washington tore up the Iran deal, that was the last straw for the European Union. In reality the EU had nowhere left to retreat — any further capitulation to the Atlanticists’ dictates would render the entire pan-European project meaningless. Will May 2018 prove to be the turning point, the moment when the West’s unity began to fracture? On May 17, 2018, the leaders of the countries of Europe, together with senior officials from the European Union, gathered in Sofia, officially to discuss their relations with the Balkan countries that are candidates for EU membership. But how could there be any talk of expanding the EU if it is unable to manage its primary mission — protecting the interests of Europeans? Thus it is unlikely that the conversation at that informal dinner in the Bulgarian capital was about anything other than their relations with the US, because Europe is on the verge of not just a trade war, but a geopolitical conflict with its … Well … with its what, exactly? Its senior partner? Ally? Suzerain? Competitor? In ...
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French PM cancels deliberate journey to Israel, citing home causes

France’s Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has canceled a scheduled trip to Israel next month, citing domestic obligations, his office said on Wednesday. Philippe, who had also planned a trip to Ramallah in the West Bank, had been expected to visit Jerusalem on June 1 to open the France-Israel Season of Culture together with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel’s Foreign Ministry also confirmed the cancellation, saying it was due to “internal French reasons.” Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up The culture festival is due to last through November and to focus on the themes of innovation, creativity and youth. Some 400 events across a wide range of disciplines — from the arts to education, economics and sciences — have been planned for 50 French towns and around 20 Israeli ones. In Israel, the sponsors include the Prime Minister’s Office and a number of ministries, including the Ministry for Strategic Affairs which, under its current  minister, Gilad Erdan — who is also public security minister — is focused on battling the worldwide Boycott, Divest, Sanctions campaign against Israel. Aides to Philippe pointed to expected strikes in France in early June and ...
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BMW vehicles discovered to comprise greater than a dozen flaws

Image copyright Keen Lab Image caption The hack attack tests were all carried out in controlled environments BMW's car computer systems have been found to contain 14 separate flaws, according to a study by a Chinese cyber-security lab. They could, in theory, let hackers take at least partial control of affected vehicles while in use. The researchers identified ways to compromise the cars by plugging in infected USB sticks, as well via contactless means including Bluetooth and the vehicles' own 3G/4G data links. BMW is working on fixes. Its customers have been advised to keep an eye out for software updates and other counter-measures from the German company over the coming months. Remote attack Keen Lab - a division of the Chinese technology giant Tencent - began its investigation in January 2017 and shared its findings with BMW just over a year later. It said the vulnerabilities were found mostly within three different parts of the cars' electronics: the internet-connected infotainment systems - which provide sat-nav guidance, radio-station playback, car diagnostic information, and in some cases voice-recognition services the telematics control unit - the electronics and software that allow a vehicle's location to be tracked the central gateway module - ...
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Assist for anti-immigration Sweden Democrats grows forward of Swedish election

Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Åkesson. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT The Sweden Democrats, a far-right and anti-immigration party, have gained momentum and are close behind the nation's two other largest parties ahead of the September 9 general election, according to a survey on Wednesday. Published by the daily Dagens Nyheter (DN), the Ipsos poll confirmed the Sweden Democrats' soaring popularity in recent months and the decline in support for the leading Social Democrats, which has lost one-fourth of its voters since the 2014 election.  With 20 percent in support, according to Ipsos, the far-right group is gaining on the conservative Moderates (22 percent) and is now only four points behind Prime Minister Stefan Lofven's Social Democrats (24 percent). The poll suggests the Sweden Democrats are most popular among men (26 percent). Some are former Social Democrats voters attracted to the group's anti-immigration rhetoric. READ ALSO: What you need to know about Sweden's party leaders ahead of the election The Nordic nation has registered some 400,000 asylum applications since 2012, one for every 25 inhabitants. To contain the refugee influx, the minority centre-left government has reestablished border controls and toughened conditions for granting asylum, residence permits and family reunification. FOR MEMBERS: But some ...
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Skrällde till slut

Körande Nico d'Haenens fick rejäl fart på Alphonse Vanberghen-tränade Balando (e. Nijinski Blue) i utgången av sista kurvan och kunde spurta till säker seger mellan hästar över upploppsrakan. Annars var det storfavoriten Cleangame (e. Ouragan de Celland) som såg ut att gå mot förstaplatsen efter att ha tagit över ledningen inför sista halvvarvet. Men hästen bröt ut och kunde inte freda sig mot invändigt spurtande Balando. Den sistnämnde tog sin första seger sedan den 15 juni förra året och även den hittills största i karriären. Sjuåringen segrade på 1.12,4/2800 meter och tjänade 40.500 euro i detta grupp III-lopp. Anders Lindqvist-tränade Anette du Mirel (e. Laetenter Diem) noterade 1.12,3 som fullt godkänd femma (4.500 euro). Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi strävar efter förstahandskällor på vår information och att vara på plats där det händer. Vi följer de Pressetiska reglerna och vår nyhetsjournalistik ska präglas av trovärdighet och opartiskhet ...
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Newest Seek for Malaysian Airways Flight MH370 to Finish Subsequent Week

The latest search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 will end next week, keeping alive one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries. U.S.- based Ocean Infinity agreed with the Malaysian government in January to launch a 90-day hunt for the plane, which vanished on March 8, 2014 during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing carrying 239 passengers and crew. Transport Minister Anthony Loke told reporters Wednesday the search had been extended to May 29. A three-year joint search by Australia, China and Malaysia was called off in January 2017 after scouring a 120,000-square kilometer area of the Indian Ocean. Ocean Infinity struck a deal to search an additional 25,000-square kilometers north of the original search area. The company stood to earn as much as $70 million — but only if the jet or its black boxes were discovered. FILE - French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, July 29, 2015. The only traces of MH370 found have been three separate pieces that washed ashore at various points along the Indian Ocean. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad earlier said ...
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Lihaug signerte for spansk boksepromotor

SATSER TUNGT VIDERE: Tim-Robin Lihaug, her i aksjon mot Vasyl Kondor i februar, har signert en lengre avtale med et nytt promotorselskap. Foto: Schrøder, Tor Erik / NTB scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 14:32 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert KAMPSPORT2018-05-23T12:32:06Z Tim-Robin Lihaug (25) har skrevet under en toårsavtale med Marvillabox Nordic, og håper på å få fart på karrieren igjen. – Det er en kontrakt som varer i to år, og det er en plan om et lengre samarbeid. Dette gir meg mer forutsigbarhet, sier Lihaug til VG. Marvillabox Nordic eies av den spansknorske kvinnebokseren Katharina Thanderz. Selskapet samarbeider med det spanke promotorselskapet, og Lihaug skal «debutere» på et stevne i Spania 29. juni. – Det gleder jeg meg veldig til, og jeg skal jobbe med det jeg leverte i sist kamp, som etter min mening var en av de bedre jeg har levert. Jeg skal sørge for mange gode og underholdende kamper, lover 25-åringen. les også Lihaug tilbake med seier – og stygt kutt: – Endelig gøy igjen Til tross for sin unge alder har Lihaug allerede bokset 21 proffkamper. Han har 17 seirer (ni knockout) og fire tap. Bergenseren gikk på to tunge tap i 2017, men tok en poengseier ...
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Forskere planlægger fremtiden i Arktis

Undersøgelsen af fremtiden og udfordringerne i Arktis har taget udgangspunkt i Baffinbugten, Davis Strædet, Vestgrønland og det østlige Canada. Her har forskerne taget udgangspunkt i syv forskellige temaer: Levende ressourcer, råstofudnyttelse, skibsfart, infrastruktur, turisme, sundhed og uddannelse. Hvert tema er blevet analyseret af en gruppe forskere, der efterfølgende er kommet med forslag til hvordan samfundet bedst ruster sig til fremtiden - både til de kommende år men også op til 50 år ud i fremtiden. LÆS OGSÅ Konference sætter fokus på arktisk infrastruktur Der er mange forskellige forslag. Nogle er meget konkrete, som at lave vejledninger for byggeri, der tager højde for at permafrosten tør. Mens andre forslag skal gøre samfundet mere robust overfor en uforudsigelig fremtid. For eksempel, at sikre bedre boligstandard, bedre uddannelsesniveau eller en katastrofefond der for eksempel skal støtte fåreavlere, der bliver ramt af tørke. - Arbejdet har været udfordrende. Der er kæmpe usikkerheder på klimaudviklingen og ikke mindst på verdensøkonomien. Og det har været nyt både for Arktisk Råd og for mange forskere at arbejde så meget på tværs af discipliner om fælles analyser og forslag, fortæller forsknings- og rådgivningschef Anders Mosbech, Aarhus Universitet. I september afholdes der en række workshops i Nuuk, hvor rapportens forslag ...
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UC regents to scrutinize Janet Napolitano’s workplace funds in a step towards stronger oversight

Al Seib / Los Angeles Times University of California President Janet Napolitano speaking on the 150th anniversary of the UC system at a Town Hall lunch address in downtown Los Angeles. University of California President Janet Napolitano speaking on the 150th anniversary of the UC system at a Town Hall lunch address in downtown Los Angeles. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) University of California regents this week plan to scrutinize the budget of President Janet Napolitano, whose office came under political fire last year for questionable spending and murky accounting. Regents will vote on the proposed $876.4-million budget for 2018-19 during their two-day meeting, which starts Wednesday, at UC San Francisco. They also will discuss state funding, financial aid, online education and transfer student policies. Board Chairman George Kieffer said regents are stepping up to exert stronger oversight of the president’s office after a blistering state audit last year found financial problems including an unreported $175 million budget reserve. Kieffer and other UC officials disputed the characterization of that money as hidden funds, saying it had been allocated to various university programs. But they acknowledged a need for more transparent reporting, which Kieffer said could be found in this ...
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Maktuppvisningen

Årets upplaga av Elitloppet har kantats av återbud och nej tack från ägare som av olika anledningar inte velat starta sina hästar i Sveriges största lopp. För 20 år sedan var det en liknande situation, men istället för Readly Express, Cyber Lane och Urlo dei Venti hette hästarna Zoogin, Gentle Star, Rite On Line och Echo. Fredagen två veckor innan Elitloppet skulle Zoogin, som vrickat sig inför Oslo Grand Prix, testas i ett jobb men det föll inte väl ut. Åke Svanstedt tvingades därför tacka nej med det stora svenskhoppet. – Det är kotan vänster bak som inte vill bli bra. Zoogin var först tregradigt (rejält) halt. Hältan gick snabbt bort nästan helt. Det var i samband med böjprov han hackade lite. Men det är bara att konstatera att Zoogin behöver mer tid för att läka ut skadan. Han behandlades i helgen och skall ta det lugnt de närmaste veckorna, sade Åke Svanstedt till Travronden. Med flera av de tänkta stjärnorna borta redan innan defileringen till första försöket såg Elitloppet 1998 ut att bli ett fiasko, ett ”skitlopp” som någon elak redigerare på Expressen rubricerat det. Men belackarna fick på skam. För de hade inte räknat med ett femårigt sto ...
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Iranian officers cut up over response to U.S. calls for

ANKARA (Reuters) - For all of Iran’s fierce verbal response to fresh U.S. threats of tougher sanctions, some senior officials in Tehran believe the door to diplomacy should stay open. FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran September 14, 2007. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File Photo On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo presented a list of sweeping demands for Iran, including abandoning nuclear enrichment, its ballistic missile program and its role in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, or face “the strongest sanctions in history”. Four senior Iranian officials contacted by Reuters interpreted Pompeo’s remarks as a “bargaining strategy”, similar to Washington’s approach to North Korea. Last year U.S. officials were pressing for tougher sanctions against Pyongyang and sent an aircraft carrier to the region in a show of strength before relations eased to a point where President Donald Trump may hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “America does not want to get involved in another war in the region. Iran also cannot afford more economic hardship ... always there is a way to reach a compromise,” said one of the Iranian officials, who was involved in Iran’s nuclear talks with major powers ...
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FBI admits over-counting locked iPhones and different mobiles

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Apple has come under pressure to make encrypted iPhones accessible to the FBI The FBI has admitted overestimating the number of seized mobile phones its investigators are unable to access. It has seized between 1,000 and 2,000 mobile phones that remain locked, as part of its crime investigations, not the 7,800 it had previously claimed. It said a computer glitch had led some devices to be counted several times. The intelligence agency had previously complained Apple and other manufacturers' security measures were hampering its ability to investigate. The news was first reported by the Washington Post. Court cases The most well-known case dates back to February 2016, when the FBI wanted to access the iPhone of one of the two San Bernardino shooters, who attacked a community centre in the Californian city. Apple came under pressure from the FBI to make locked iPhones accessible to law enforcement agencies to prevent them "going dark". This is where agencies have a device in their possession but cannot access evidence despite being legally permitted to do so. The case was later dropped when the FBI received the correct passcode from an unidentified source. Despite the potential embarrassment, the ...
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The kaddish I recited for Gaza requires peace

Last week a group of young Jews, from across the community and with diverse perspectives, met in Parliament Square to publicly voice our grief over the situation in Gaza.Since then we have been met with much outrage and a steady stream of questions. Why?How could you?What would you have Israel do?How dare you disrespect Judaism in this way?Amid many other far less savoury comments.A lot of people have approached me expecting me to answer all of the above and I have done my best to do so.Why? Because I feel truly grief-stricken at a situation that seems to constantly generate despair and violence with no end in sight.How could you? Because if we don’t start to recognise each other’s pain and grief then I don’t see how this ever ends.What would you have Israel do? I would have Israel take meaningful steps towards alleviating the humanitarian crisis in Gaza so that we didn’t get to this situation in the first place. I would have Israel be in a position whereby they could truly say “This is all Hamas” because Israel would have done all it could to support justice and the human rights of Palestinians.READ MORE: How dare you? I dare ...
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Datainspektionens jätteblunder: det går inte längre att hitta GDPR-informationen

Med bara två dagar kvar tills GDPR-lagstiftningen träder i kraft är det många som tar webben till hjälp för att sätta sig in i ämnet. Men alla som googlar efter Datainspektionens GDPR-artiklar riskerar att bli besvikna, då sökresultatet leder fram till ett felmeddelande. ”Datainspektionen har nyligen byggt om hela webbplatsen. Många sidor som fanns på den tidigare webbplatsen har tagits bort. Kontrollera att du skrev in rätt adress och försök igen. Om det inte hjälper kan du gå till förstasidan och försöka hitta sidan den vägen”, står det på Datainspektionens gamla sajt för GDPR. Läs också: GDPR: Här är allt du behöver veta om EU:s nya dataskyddsregler Att den nya webbplatsen ställer till det bara dagar innan GDPR är synnerligen dålig tajming, då missen även påverkar gamla artiklar och mejltrådar som länkat till Datainspektionens GDPR-sajt. Vilket fått många att rasa i sociala medier. Datainspektionen har lanserat ny hemsida idag. Inga tidigare länkar fungerar. 2 dagar innan GDPR träder ikraft. Schyst! https://t.co/d8haKAfa06 — aner76 (@aner76) 23 maj 2018 2 dagar innan GDPR väljer Datainspektionen att lansera ny webb. Bye bye alla länkar vi sparat och förmedlat inom vår organisation. — AnnCharlottSöderholm (@anncharlott) 23 maj 2018 Hos Datainspektionen är man väl medvetna om ...
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Enoksen ønsker opgør med dansk i Inatsisartut

Den nye formand for den lovgivende forsamling Hans Enoksen vil dermed gøre op med, at et forslag ikke kan blive optaget på dagsordenen, hvis det kun findes på grønlandsk.  - Det kan ikke passe, at Inatsisartut skal arbejde under disse forhold. Det er noget, jeg vil tage op i samarbejde med andre partier i Inatsisartut, siger Hans Enoksen til AG. LÆS OGSÅ Engelsk skal være første fremmedsprog i Grønland Det er ikke kun i Inatsisartut, at et opgør med det danske sprog kan være på vej. I den nye koalitionsaftale fremgår det nemlig, at man har som mål, at engelsk skal afløse dansk som første fremmedsprog i Grønland ...
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Lethal Cholera Outbreak in Northwest Nigeria

Health officials in Nigeria say 12 people have died from cholera in recent days. More than 100 people have been sickened in the outbreak located in the Mubi district in the northeastern state of Adamawa. Cholera is a bacterial disease spread by contaminated food or drinking water. It causes severe diarrhea and subsequent dehydration, and can kill within hours if not treated ...
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NASA to organize Mars mission in Iceland

An earthquake of magnitude 3,5 took place this morning in Katla, one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes.The ESA (European Space Agency) has posted a satelite image of Vatnajökull when the Holuhraun eruption had just begun as their weekly image of Earth from space. The Icelandic Parliament yesterday accepted a proposal to look into Iceland signing up for the ESA.A combination of high Northern Lights activity and clear skies this evening is expected to make for perfect condition for fans to see the stunning atmospheric phenomenon.Icelandic children rank second in a new study on physical fitness conducted by the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.In a new study, researchers at deCODE genetics have used their unique population data resources to shed new light on the processes which continuously shape the diversity of the human genome. This was announced in a press release on Monday.Bookings are already coming for cruise ship slots in Reykjavik for August 2026, when locals and visitors will be treated to a spectacular total eclipse of the sun.If you are in the north of Iceland next month, then plan a visit to the Explorers Festival recently announced by the Exploration Museum in Húsavík.Two earthquakes ...
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WATCH Russian Submarine Hearth a Missile Salvo From Sea Depths For the First Time

The Russian Northern Fleet has said in a statement that it was the first time that a Borey-class submarine had launched so many missiles in a salvo, and that the success of this operation confirms the reliability of both the submarine and Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missiles. The submarine launched its payload while running below the surface of the White Sea, at targets located at the Kura testing grounds on the Kamchatka Peninsula ...
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Nu ska Norden gemensamt storsatsa på 5G: “Det skapar jobb och välstånd”

I samband med att de nordiska statsministrarna nu i dagarna träffas på Ulvön i Höga Kustens skärgård har man bland annat presenterat vad som ska bli ett nytt fördjupat nordiskt samarbete inom 5G. Idag presenterades en avsiktsförklaring där den gemensamma visionen presenteras. – Den nordiska regionen är en av världens mest innovativa regioner. Utvecklingen av 5G är på frammarsch och den nordiska regionen ska ligga i framkant i den utvecklingen. Det skapar jobb och välstånd i våra länder, konstaterar statsminister Stefan Löfven i ett pressmeddelande . Läs också: Nu ger sig Telia in i 5g-rejset – här vill de börja bygga En vision är att Norden ska vara den första sammanlänkade 5G-regionen i världen, och för det arbetet presenterar man ett antal områden där samarbetet ska intensifieras. Stefan Löfven och hans statsministerkollegor Erna Solberg, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Juha Sipilä och Katrín Jakobsdóttir fick under dagens möte även ta del av en utställning där olika nordiska företag presenterade produkter som drar nytta av 5G, som exempelvis drönare som levererar hjärtstartare och förarlösa transporter. Mötet avslutas sedan med ett möte med företrädare för det nordiska ministerrådet, Nordiska rådet och Färöarna. I avsiktsförklaringen presenteras ett antal viktiga punkter för att de nordiska länderna ska ...
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Häktad man frisläppt – men utredning fortsätter

I ett pressmeddelande under onsdagsförmiddagen berättar åklagarmyndigheten att man hävt häktningen av den man som i förra veckan blev frihetsberövad med särskilda restriktioner. – Ett antal förhör har genomförts och bevisläget är sådant att mannen inte ska vara fortsatt häktad. Misstanken om grov kvinnofridskränkning kommer att läggas ned. Utredningen fortsätter med andra misstankar, säger kammaråklagare Marina Chirakova i ett pressmeddelande. Vilka misstankar som finns mot mannen är inte klarlagt. Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi strävar efter förstahandskällor på vår information och att vara på plats där det händer. Vi följer de Pressetiska reglerna och vår nyhetsjournalistik ska präglas av trovärdighet och opartiskhet ...
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20 Years on, Indonesia Considers Legacy of its ‘Reformation’

JAKARTA — Indonesia won its independence from Dutch rule in 1945, but it became a true democracy in May 1998, when military dictator Suharto stepped down after 33 years in power. This month marks 20 years since Reformasi (Reformation), the tumultuous end of his dictatorship, and two decades into their democratic experiment, many Indonesian activists are reflecting on the promises, both kept and broken, of that era. FILE - A statue of former Indonesian president Suharto is pictured at the Suharto museum in Yogyakarta, March 29, 2014. President Suharto, an army general who seized power in 1965 after military-led mass killings of up to one million suspected communists, leftists, intellectuals, and minorities, ruled Indonesia with an iron fist for three decades. He centralized and modernized the Indonesian state by several degrees but crushed civil liberties and personally enriched his family to the tune of up to $35 billion, a culture of graft that still plagues Indonesia today. Suharto stepped down on May 21, 1998 after extensive student protests, riots, targeted killings of Chinese Indonesians, and pressure from Western countries over human rights abuses in East Timor. FILE - Hutomo Mandala Putra, popularly known as "Tommy", top row third from left, youngest ...
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Ny skada för V75-vinnare

Det är Björn Goop-tränade M.T.Kingofthehill (e. Muscle Hill) som inte har någon vidare tur. Enligt Björn Goops hemsida var sexåringen nära kval efter att inte ha startat sedan den 26 december 2016. Men nu har han slagit upp sin gamla skada och ska istället få åka till Norge. Sammanlagt har M.T.Kingofthehill tagit sex segrar och tjänat 691.000 kronor. Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi strävar efter förstahandskällor på vår information och att vara på plats där det händer. Vi följer de Pressetiska reglerna och vår nyhetsjournalistik ska präglas av trovärdighet och opartiskhet ...
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Historien viser at Ranheim kun trenger 11 poeng til for å unngå nedrykk

X-FAKTOR: Ranheims Mads Reginiussen (t.h.) blir gratulert med scoringen mot Odd i en seriekamp tidligere denne måneden. Foto: Ned Alley/NTB Scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 13:24 Oppdatert: 23.05.18 13:38 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert FOTBALL2018-05-23T11:24:50Z Overraskelseslaget Ranheim trenger bare 11 poeng til på de 19 siste kampene, så skal trønderne ha berget plassen i Eliteserien. Ser man på poengfangsten siden det ble 16 lag i Eliteserien fra 2009-sesongen, holder det nemlig rent statistisk med 33,78 poeng for å unngå nedrykk. Ranheim har allerede tatt 23 poeng på 11 kamper, ligger på bronseplass i serien og trenger bare snaut 11 poeng til for å være på trygg grunn. Eliteserielagene som har vært i kvalik de siste årene har i gjennomsnitt tatt 29,75 poeng. Redaksjonelt samarbeid Se Eliteserien direkte på Eurosport Player To seirer til og en uavgjort på de siste 19 kampene, så skulle kvalikplassen i hvert fall være sikret... – Det høres overkommelig ut, men man skal aldri være for sikker på det, sier Mads Reginiussen. 30-åringen med syv mål på åtte seriekamper for Ranheim er ferdig på jobb og på vei på trening når VG får has på ham. – Vi håper at vi kan innkassere de 11 poengene der så ...
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Netta Barzilai to play Jerusalem at WeWork Creator Awards

Netta Barzilai, Israel’s beloved, looper-playing winner of the 2018 Eurovision, will be in Jerusalem in June to perform live at the 2018 Israel WeWork Creator Awards, and you’re invited. Barzilai will open for singer Aviv Geffen & The Mistakes at the June 20 event held at Jerusalem’s Pais Arena, for which anyone can register, and attend. WeWork, an initiative founded in 2010 by two entrepreneurs, one of whom is Israeli-American, has set up networking office spaces, community and services in 250 locations, 74 cities and 22 countries and has given away more than $16 million in Creator Awards since launching the program, which recognizes and rewards creators of all kinds. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up The company, which reached a $20 billion valuation by investors last year, is leading the global co-working space market. The first Israel Creator Awards were held in Tel Aviv last October, where winners were awarded $1.4 million. The awards are open to We Work members as well as companies outside the network, and applicants can submit for one of four categories: performing arts, community initiatives, nonprofit organizations and business ventures. In addition ...
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US Points Alert in China ‘Irregular Sensations of Sound’

The U.S. State Department issued a health alert Wednesday for its citizens in China in response to what it said was a recent report of a U.S. government employee in Guangzhou experiencing "subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure." The U.S. Embassy in Beijing said the employee was sent back to the United States for evaluation and diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury. Wednesday's alert said the U.S. government does not know the cause of the reported symptoms and has not received similar reports in other parts of China, but that it is taking the report seriously. It advised anyone who experiences "unusual acute auditory or sensory phenomena accompanied by unusual sounds or piercing noises" to not seek out the source, but instead to move to a location where they are not present. Last year in Cuba, the United States reported that some of its personnel and family members experience a range of symptoms, often after hearing an unusual sound, but the cause is still unknown ...
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I used to be a affected person of USC gynecologist George Tyndall. The pelvic examination he gave me was something however regular

I was confused by this statement. I'd had only one sexual partner, but we'd had sex on multiple occasions. The first time it had hurt, there had been blood and a stinging sensation when I urinated afterward — surely that had been my hymen rupturing. I don't recall exactly the words he used, but Tydall's message was: I don't know what to tell you, your hymen is intact. And because he was a doctor who had access to, and knowledge of, parts of my genital anatomy that I did not, I believed him and tucked that piece of information into the back of my mind ...
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Ohlssons nya drag – vila!

Det började 2011 med norsktränade Yarrah Boko. Ulf bärgade en tredjeplats i försöket för att sedan sluta fyra i den final som Brioni spurtade hem knappt före Rapide Lebel. Året efter fick sedan Ohlsson vara med om vinna sitt första Elitloppsförsök hittills bakom Yarrah Boko. I finalen blev det en ny fjärdeplacering bakom en omöjlig Commander Crowe.– Brian Sears valde lite överraskande att släppa ledningen med Arch Madness till Commander Crowe och då fick vi dödens. Det blev omöjligt och jag har aldrig varit nära någon Elitloppsseger. Men bara att få vinna ett försök och känna folkets jubel i segerdefileringen var en riktig höjdare, påminner sig Uffe. Förra året körde han Elitloppet för tredje gången. Med Finlandia Ajo-vinnaren D.D.'s Hitman blev det en tredjeplats i försöket, men sedan slutade man sist i finalen.– Det strulade lite på sista bortre långsidan samtidigt som hästen var lite väl osnabb från start för att riktigt passa i Elitloppet, påpekar Ohlsson, som i år får chansen bakom Reijo Liljendahl-tränade Nadal Broline i det andra försöket (spår fem). Bland motståndarna märks två av de tre förhandsfavoriterna – Ringostarr Treb och Propulsion.– Precis som de flesta andra tycker även jag att det är tre hästar som ...
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Ohlsson vilar sig i form

Det började 2011 med norsktränade Yarrah Boko. Ulf bärgade en tredjeplats i försöket för att sedan sluta fyra i den final som Brioni spurtade hem knappt före Rapide Lebel. Året efter fick sedan Ohlsson vara med om vinna sitt första elitloppsförsök hittills bakom Yarrah Boko. I finalen blev det en ny fjärdeplacering bakom en omöjlig Commander Crowe.– Brian Sears valde lite överraskande att släppa ledningen med Arch Madness till Commander Crowe och då fick vi dödens. Det blev omöjligt och jag har aldrig varit nära någon Elitloppsseger. Men bara att få vinna ett försök och känna folkets jubel i segerdefileringen var en riktig höjdare, påminner sig Uffe. Förra året körde han Elitloppet för tredje gången. Med Finlandia Ajo-vinnaren D.D.'s Hitman blev det en tredjeplats i försöket, men sedan slutade man sist i finalen.– Det strulade lite på sista bortre långsidan samtidigt som hästen var lite väl osnabb från start för att riktigt passa i Elitloppet, påpekar Ohlsson, som i år får chansen bakom Reijo Liljendahl-tränade Nadal Broline i det andra försöket (spår fem). Bland motståndarna märks två av de tre förhandsfavoriterna – Ringostarr Treb och Propulsion.– Precis som de flesta andra tycker även jag att det är tre hästar som ...
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Whats up, my Jerusalem house

Life sometimes takes us on winding, unexpected paths until we finally feel that we have arrived home.Nineteen years ago, my husband and I sold our first apartment, a fourth-floor walk-up in Talpiot, a neighborhood we loved in south Jerusalem, and followed the educational needs of one of our two sons to the north of the city. Our plan was to stay in our second home, a spacious townhouse in Ramot, until our sons graduated high school and elementary school respectively, and then to return to the south of the city. But just before we reached that milestone, our family expanded in an unusual way: a tragedy brought us an 11-year-old who had lived in Ramot for his whole life. We could not imagine removing him from his familiar environs, so we abandoned our plans and stayed put – until our new son asked us to relocate to Talpiot because his new friends from high school lived there. Clearly it was time to move. The gap between real estate prices in the north and south of the city, however, put a home with enough bedrooms out of our reach. So, six years ago, we rented out our home in Ramot and ...
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Sverige tester ut el-veier

Publisert:23.05.18 12:37 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert UTENRIKS2018-05-23T10:37:47Z Sverige tester nå ut en ny type vei, som kan lade elkjøretøy mens det kjører. Prosjektet heter eRoadArlanda, og veistrekningen som testes ut er 10 kilometer lang, og går fra flyplassen Arlandas fraktterminal til Rosersberg logistikkområde. – Vårt mål er å lage et testspor, utvikle og evaluere teknologien. Gjennom dette prosjektet ønsker vi å skape en grunnleggende kunnskap slik at man kan få flere elektrifiserte veier i det svenske veitransportsystemet, heter det i teksten på eRoadArlandas hjemmeside. Testkjøretøyet er en 18-tonn tung lastebil som skal transportere varer til PostNord. les også NAF frykter elbilkø hvis det ikke bygges flere ladepunkter Ny teknologi Kjøretøyet får altså strøm fra veien, og kjører lasten til en grønn terminal i Roserberg, en av Sveriges største solparker. Fra terminalen lastes varene direkte over på tog. Testprosjektet skal være et eksempel på klimasmarte løsninger for fremtiden. Målet med en slik løsning er å få transportutgiftene ned og fjerne rekkeviddeangsten med el-batterier. – Vi tror at man ved å forsyne kjøretøy med strøm fra selve veien, vil få fart på lastebilteknologien. På sikt tror vi løsningen også kan omfatte vanlige biler, sier talsmann for prosjektet Hans Säll til ...
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Abortion Bans Across the World

PARIS — The focus this week of a referendum in Ireland and a supreme court challenge in South Korea, abortion is still banned in some 20 countries worldwide, while others have highly restrictive laws in place. On Thursday in South Korea the supreme court will consider repealing a law where abortion is illegal except for instances of rape, incest and when the mother's health is at risk. And in Ireland on Friday voters will decide in a referendum on whether to repeal their own law, which outlaws abortion unless there is a real and substantial risk to the mother's life. Here is a snapshot of the global situation on abortion in countries where the laws are the most restrictive. - Total ban - Predominantly Catholic Malta is the only European Union country to totally ban abortion, imposing jail terms of between 18 months and three years if the law is broken. Abortion is also banned in Andorra, the Vatican and San Marino, which are in Europe but not the EU. Globally there are total bans in Congo-Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Laos, Madagascar, Mauritania, Nicaragua, Philippines, Palau, Senegal and Suriname. In El ...
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Sweden amongst EU’s most superior digital economies: Official rating

The European Commission's Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2018 paints a positive picture of the uptake of technology in the Nordic nation. Sweden performed best in the Human Capital category thanks to its high spread of basic digital skills, as well as strong advanced/development skills among the population. The vast majority in Sweden use the internet at least once a week and a very large proportion of the labour force has some form of digital skills, according to the report. Sweden also registered one of the highest shares of ICT specialists as a proportion of total employment (6.3 percent), behind only Finland (6.6 percent), and significantly stronger when compared to countries like Greece (1.4 percent) and Romania (2.0 percent) at the lower end. The average rate across the EU is 3.5 percent of employment. READ ALSO: Swedish kids to learn programming in primary school The tech-savvy Swedes aren't afraid to use the internet for important tasks either. A high share (90 percent) bank online, compared to Bulgaria at the other end of the spectrum, where only nine percent do so. Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and Luxembourg have the most active internet users in general. Other areas where Sweden excelled ...
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Gode nyheder gør Moriusaq-mine endnu mere attraktiv

Tirsdag oplyser selskabet, at det begynder på feltarbejde i juni, og arbejdet vil især koncentrere sig om et nyt område indenfor selskabets licens ved Moriusaq. LÆS OGSÅ Direktør er optimistisk om mine ved Pituffik Området hedder Iterlak, og det har også har vist sig at indeholde store mængder ilmenit. Det betyder, at den samlede forekomst af ilmenit i licensområdet vurderes til at være på 96 millioner tons: - Det betyder, at minens levetid bliver betragteligt forlænget, siger Hans Jensen, der er direktør i Bluejay Minings grønlandske datterselskab - Dundas Titanium. Bluejay Mining og Dundas Titanium vil beskæftige mellem 25 og 35 medarbejdere og i perioder op til 40 ansatte i forbindelse med de videre undersøgelser denne sæson. Bruger mellem 50 og 80 millioner kroner i år - Vi bruger i år mellem 50 og 80 millioner kroner, dertil kommer så alt hvad der måtte foregå i Bluejay regi, men som også vedrører det her projekt, siger Hans Jensen. Undersøgelserne begynder i juni, og medarbejderne skal hovedsageligt bo i og ved den forladte bygd Moriusaq. Direktøren forventer, at selskabet vil kunne tage næste skridt mod realisering af minen efter feltarbejdet denne sommer, hvor Dundas Titanium vil søge om udnyttelsestilladelse hos Selvstyret. - ...
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Iran slams U.S. sanctions push, Syria rejects thought of Iranian withdrawal

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran on Wednesday kept up a drumbeat of opposition to U.S. demands for sweeping change in its foreign policy and nuclear program, and Tehran’s ally Damascus dismissed out of hand a U.S. call for a withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is pictured before a meeting with European Commissioner for Energy and Climate, Miguel Arias Canete, in Tehran, Iran May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Alissa de Carbonnel France, one of several European powers dismayed by the U.S. withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear accord, said Washington’s method of adding more sanctions on Tehran would reinforce the country’s dominant hardliners. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened Iran with “the strongest sanctions in history” if it did not curb its regional influence, accusing Tehran of supporting armed groups in countries such as Syria, Lebanon and Yemen. Pompeo was speaking two weeks after President Donald Trump pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran that had lifted sanctions on Iran in exchange for curbs to its nuclear program. European powers see the accord as the best chance of stopping Tehran acquiring a nuclear weapon. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Pompeo had ...
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Full strid i ambulansehelikopter-tjenesten: Ansatte raser mot lønnskutt med ny eier

FRUSTRERT: Redningsmann Dag K. Henriksen er ikke fornøyd med anbudsprosessen i ambulansehelikopter-tjenesten. Foto: Frode Hansen Publisert:23.05.18 11:58 Oppdatert: 23.05.18 12:10 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-23T09:58:04Z TROMSØ (VG) Om halvannen uke får norske ambulansehelikopter ny eier, men operatørbyttet skaper konflikter. Nå varsler fagforeningen Parat rettslige konsekvenser. Samtidig som konflikten om luftambulansene pågår, har en lignende konflikt i ambulansehelikopter-tjenesten gått under radaren. Også her har en offentlig anbudsprosess ført til at ansatte har sagt opp i protest mot dårligere lønns- og pensjonsvilkår for pilotene og redningsmennene. Det skjer når Norsk Luftambulanse AS (NLA) tar over driften neste uke. Redningsmann Dag K. Henriksen, som VG har møtt i Tromsø, er sint: – Alle de 27 som jobbet i ambulansehelikoptertjenesten var positive til å bli med videre. Men i november 2016, etter at kontrakten var inngått, fikk vi vite at det ville bli en betydelig lønnsreduksjon, sier han til VG. Henriksen har jobbet for å berge liv som redningsmann på ambulansehelikoptrene til Lufttransport i 15 år. Han er utdannet helikopterflyger og anestesisykepleier med topp ansiennitet i Lufttransport. Når Henriksen går over som redningsmann i NLA neste uke får han bare med seg en tredel av ansienniteten sin, og ca. 200.000 kroner mindre ...
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Hamas chief boasts of Tehran’s assist, shut ties to Hezbollah

The leader of the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip has boasted about the large amounts of cash, equipment and expertise it has received from Iran and said the organization is in touch with the Iranian-backed Hezbollah group in Lebanon “on an almost daily basis.” Speaking to Lebanon’s pro-Hezbollah al-Mayadeen TV channel on Monday, Yahya Sinwar also lauded the “strong, powerful and warm” ties Hamas enjoys with Qassem Soleimani, who heads the Islamic Revolutionary Guards’s Quds Force tasked with operations outside of Iran. Soleimani is assumed to have masterminded the firing from Syria of dozens of rockets at Israeli military positions on the Golan Heights earlier this month. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Four of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, while the rest fell short of the border and landed in Syria. In response to the attack, Israel conducted dozens of raids against Iranian targets in Syria, hitting approximately 50 positions. In excerpts from the interview, translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute, Sinwar claimed that Hamas had “greatly developed its capabilities” thanks to friends, “first and foremost the ...
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S. Korea Tries to Ease Trump’s Doubts Over N. Korea Summit

SEOUL — South Korean President Moon Jae-in was more optimistic than U.S. President Donald Trump about prospects for the U.S.- North Korea nuclear summit, following their meeting in Washington on Tuesday. President Trump said there was a "substantial chance" his June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore would not take place over concerns that the North is not prepared to end its nuclear program. “I don't want to waste a lot of time and I'm sure he (Kim Jong Un) doesn't want to waste a lot of time,” said President Trump. But President Moon, appealing to Trump’s ambition to a negotiate an unprecedented peace agreement to end the North’s threatening nuclear program, was both flattering and reassuring in his comments. "I have every confidence that President Trump will be able to achieve a historic feat of making the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit successful, and end the Korean War that had been lasting for the past 65 years,” said President Moon. Denuclearization gap Moon had been instrumental in creating favorable conditions for the U.S. –North Korea summit by getting Kim to make a broad commitment to denuclearization at the inter-Korean talks held in April. But recently Pyongyang ...
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Australian Archbishop Steps Apart After Conviction

Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson is stepping away from his post after becoming the world's highest-ranking Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sexual abuse committed by a fellow priest. The 67-year-old Wilson was convicted Tuesday in a court in Newcastle of failing to report the sexual abuse of two altar boys by James Fletcher in the 1970s, after being told about it by one of the victims while he was an assistant parish priest. Fletcher was convicted in 2004 of nine counts of child sexual abuse, and died in prison two years later. Wilson issued a statement saying he was stepping aside from his duties while he conferred with his lawyers about the verdict. He said "if it becomes necessary or appropriate for me to take more formal steps," including resigning, then he would do so. Wilson, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, will be sentenced next month. He faces up two years in prison. Wilson's conviction comes as Australian Cardinal George Pell is facing two separate trials on charges of historical sexual offenses. Pell, who serves as finance minister for the Vatican, will be the highest-ranked Catholic official to be tried on such charges during the church's decades-long ...
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Supporterleder om Skullerud: – Mange ønsker at han skal gå nå

UNDER PRESS: Tor Ole Skullerud er ingen populær mann blant Strømsgodset-fansen for tiden. Foto: Anders Tøsse / NTB scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 11:13 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert FOTBALL2018-05-23T09:13:17Z Strømsgodset-fansen har bedt om et møte med klubben for å diskutere den sportslige krisesituasjonen. Med ni poeng på elleve kamper er drammensklubben på kanten av nedrykkssonen, og fansens tålmodighet er i ferd med å renne ut. – Derfor har jeg spurt klubben om vi kan møtes. Det er en del ulike meninger i et supportermiljø. Når folk er så frustrerte, ønsker de å møtes for en uformell prat med god takhøyde slik at man kan få svar på det man lurer på, sier Godsetunionens leder Thor Arne Hanssen. les også Bugge Pettersen om Godsets serieinnledning: – Det er dessverre ikke noe nytt Snakket med Skullerud i to timer Redaksjonelt samarbeid Se Eliteserien direkte på Eurosport Player Det er ingen tvil om at det stormer rundt Strømsgodset etter helgens brutale 4-0-tap mot Kristiansund – lagets sjette strake kamp uten seier i Eliteserien (0–1–5). Ifølge Drammens Tidende holdt sportssjef Jostein Flo lange møter hele tirsdag, inkludert en to timer lang telefonsamtale med hovedtrener Tor Ole Skullerud. Som enkelte av supporterne har mistet tilliten til ...
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Israeli backpackers kidnapped by medicine cartel in Colombian jungle

Two Israeli backpackers on a post-army trip to Colombia were kidnapped and held for several hours by a drug cartel before being released because with only $85 in their pockets they could not meet the $1.7 million ransom. Omer Yefet and Gal-El Yaakov, both 22, had just finished an organized tour of legal marijuana fields in a jungle near the city of Cali when they were snatched and held for seven hours by 15 men, most of them armed with Israeli-made weapons. The guide remained in detention and the two have been unable to ascertain her whereabouts. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up “It was like a scene from the [American crime] TV series ‘Narcos,'” Yefet told  Channel 10 News, speaking from Colombia. “I haven’t internalized it yet, it’s such a crazy story. But it happened. Just like in the movies.” Asked about the worst moment of the ordeal, Yefet said that shortly before their release, “we all sat together in a vehicle, and one of the armed militiamen came towards us with an Uzi machine gun around his neck. He said, “Get out [of the vehicle] and ...
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Kurt Nilsen med økonomisk toppår

GULLGUTT: Kurt Nilsen har blitt Norges store julestjerne gjennom sine årlige juleturneer. Innbringende er de også; i fjor hadde han en omsetning på nesten 13 millioner kroner og et overskudd på godt over ti millioner. Foto: Hansen, Frode Publisert:23.05.18 10:36 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert MUSIKK2018-05-23T08:36:52Z Aldri før har sølvstrupen fra Bergen tjent mer penger enn i 2017. Ferske regnskapstall viser at 39-åringens selskap, Lord Records, i fjor hadde en omsetning på hele 12, 8 millioner kroner, mot 10, 1 millioner kroner året før. Overskuddet er heller ikke å kimse av og soleklar ny rekord; 10, 4 millioner i pluss viser resultatet før skatt. Det samme tallet for 2016 var 6, 2 millioner kroner. – Dette resultatet er ene og alene på grunn av publikum som kommer til mine konserter, så tusen, tusen takk til alle dere som gjør at jeg får drive med det jeg liker aller best å gjøre her i livet, sier Kurt Nilsen til VG via sin manager Jan Fredrik Karlsen. Det er i all hovedsak Kurt Nilsens svært suksessrike juleturneer som er årsaken til de gode tallene. I 2017 trappet han ned mye av konsertvirksomheten og konsentrerte seg om juleturneen, der det ble solgt ...
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China Says Hopes U.S.-N.Korea Summit can Proceed Easily

BEIJING —  China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday China has played a positive role on the Korean peninsula and hopes the planned U.S.-North Korea summit can proceed smoothly. Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the comments at a regular news briefing. U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated on Tuesday his suggestion that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's recent meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping had influenced Kim to harden his stance ahead of the summit ...
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Swedish gaming big Avalanche Studios to open new Malmö workplace

The Avalanche Studios office in Stockholm. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT Leading Swedish games developer Avalanche Studios has announced an expansion, with a new studio to open in southern city Malmö. Best known for the "Just Cause" series, Avalanche has its headquarters in Stockholm and an office in New York, and says its Malmö branch will focus on developing "relatively small and flexible projects" based on current and future intellectual properties. "It's been hard to decide where to open our new studio. Sweden offers many locations with potential, but we feel that Malmö ticks all the boxes," Avalanche Studios CEO Pim Holfve said in a statement. "I'm convinced the new studio will be beneficial for both Avalanche Studios and for the already impressive game development community in and around Malmö." MORE FROM THE LOCAL ON SWEDEN'S GAMES INDUSTRY: An image from the "Mad Max" game developed by Avalanche. Photo: Avalanche Studios The city in southern Sweden was chosen because of its unique location – Malmö has close links with Danish capital Copenhagen thanks to the Öresund Bridge – and its "thriving development community", Avalanche explained. Malmö is already home to Massive Entertainment, which last year was commissioned to work on the huge ...
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Protests Over, China Seen Extra Empowered to Militarize a Disputed Sea

TAIPEI — Beijing weathered only light protests against its reported missile installations in the Spratly Islands, making it easier to strengthen its military outposts in the disputed South China Sea, analysts say. Vietnam demanded May 8 that China remove any missiles but did not push further. The Philippines has “active mechanisms” to discuss militarization of the South China Sea but does not see Beijing as a threat, a presidential office spokesman in Manila said last week. Both countries, along with Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan, claim waters where China reportedly deployed anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles in April. The lack of further protest gives China a clear channel to keep any missiles in place on the three Spratly islets where it has built installations over the past two years and add more weapons systems, experts say. China said last week it was testing bombers. “The fizzling of regional protests against Beijing’s installation of missiles in the South China Sea means Beijing’s hegemony over said vast body of water is now a virtual fait accompli,” said Sean King, vice president of the Park Strategies political consultancy in New York. “There’s not much left that anyone can do about it.” Rival maritime claimants Beijing claims ...
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Stjärnan hyllas på Solvalla

Stefan Melanders Nuncio var en stjärna från dag ett och efter stora framgångar i USA fortsatte hästen att prestera på absolut världsnivå även i Sverige för Stefan Melander. Elitloppssegern var nummer ett, men Nuncio hann bland annat också ta hem UET Trotting Masters, Oslo Grand Prix, Sundsvall Open Trot, Jubileumspokalen, Sprintermästaren, Breeders’ Crown och Årjängs Stora Sprinterlopp. Efter ett misslyckat försök att ta sig till Prix d'Amérique i år valde Melander att göra bakslut med Nuncio, som nu istället är avelshingst på Menhammars Stuteri.– Nuncio var en absolut favorithäst för mig. Jag är oerhört imponerad av honom som individ. Att ha klarat av stenhårda unghästlopp i USA och sedan fortsätta med att leverera i Sverige på högsta nivå, inte minst i sina Elitloppsstarter, finns det inte många - kanske inte ens någon - som klarar av, säger Solvallas sportchef och Elitloppsgeneral Anders Malmrot i ett pressmeddelande. Sammanlagt tog Nuncio 42 segrar på 63 starter och tjänade drygt 28,6 miljoner kronor. Han blev även Årets Häst 2016. På söndag vid 12-tiden är det dags att tacka av Nuncio. Räkna med att Solvallapubliken kommer att vara med på noterna. Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi ...
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From the Archives: Just a few weeks in paradise for 1984 city nomads

Chunky and jolly, Aros and her three male friends are not your commonplace unkempt street people. What sets them apart principally is their cleanliness. She, for example, showered daily at a skid row center for homeless women, and her companion, Jack Yazzie, 50, a Utah Navajo and also reservation-born, at the Midnight Mission. Each week they trekked to the nearest laundromat in Echo Park to do their washing. "We don't want to get any lice," Aros said ...
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From the Archives: A couple of weeks in paradise for 1984 city nomads

Chunky and jolly, Aros and her three male friends are not your commonplace unkempt street people. What sets them apart principally is their cleanliness. She, for example, showered daily at a skid row center for homeless women, and her companion, Jack Yazzie, 50, a Utah Navajo and also reservation-born, at the Midnight Mission. Each week they trekked to the nearest laundromat in Echo Park to do their washing. "We don't want to get any lice," Aros said ...
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Efter olyckorna: rädslan för självkörande bilar ökar

Den senaste tidens olyckor med självkörande bilar har gjort ett avtryck hos konsumenterna. I en ny undersökning från den amerikanska bilägarorganisationen American Automobile Association (AAA) uppger 73 procent av de omkring 1000 tillfrågade bilägare att de skulle vara rädda för att åka med i en självkörande bil. Det är 10 procentenheter fler än när samma undersökning gjordes förra vintern, skriver Mashable. Läs också: Nytt system för självkörande bilar – använder laser istället för 3d-kartor Undersökningen visar även att 63 procent skulle känna sig betydligt mindre säkra ute på vägarna om de trafikerades av självkörande bilar. ”Vårt undersökningsresultat visar att alla incidenter med ett självkörande fordon har potential att skaka om konsumenternas förtroende, vilket är en kritisk komponent för att självkörande bilar ska anammas på bred front”, säger AAA-chefen Greg Brannon i ett pressmeddelande. Av de tillfrågade var det människor ur den så kallade millennial-generationen, alltså födda efter 1982, som påverkades mest av olycksrapporteringen kring självkörande bilar. Läs också: Utredare: Ägaren ansvarar för att förarlös bil följer reglerna Som organisation ställer sig AAA positiv till självkörande bilar och Greg Brannon tror att branschen behöver enas om gemensamma riktlinjer för att på riktigt kunna övertyga konsumenterna. ”Det finns dussintals olika namn för dagens säkerhetssystem. Att ...
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GDPR innebär hårt jobb även för de amerikanska jättarna

Det är nog många som är rätt stressade på svenska företag i dag. I övermorgon (fredag) träder EU:s dataskyddsdirektiv GDPR i kraft. Det har inneburit, och kommer att innebära, mycket hårt jobb vad gäller datahantering och kommunikation med kunder och användare. Men även amerikanska företag som hanterar personuppgifter påverkas, främst på grund av att de har verksamhet inom EU. Ett exempel är Salesforce, en ledande leverantör av kundvårdstjänster (crm). Det säger sig självt att en tillämpning som till stor del går ut på att hantera information om människor påverkas av GDPR. Läs också: GDPR: Här är allt du behöver veta om EU:s nya dataskyddsregler Computerworld UK beskriver att Salesforce har analyserat GDPR inom fyra olika områden: dataportabilitet, begränsning av användning av data, hantering av samtycke och dataradering (rätten att bli glömd). – Vi gick igenom alla våra tjänster och produkter, moln för moln, inom de olika områdena för att säkerställa att vi uppfyller GDPR. Inte bara för vår egen hantering av data, utan även så att våra kunder ska kunna uppfylla lagen, berättar Lindsey Finch, dataskyddsansvarig på Salesforce. Hon säger vidare att mycket fokus har legat på huvudvärken med att uppfylla lagen, men att den också ger möjligheter: – Vi ser verkligen ...
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Digitala betalningar ökar – men kontanterna regerar globalt 

I dagarna stärkte betaljätten Paypal sin ställning på den digitala betalmarknaden genom att köpa Izettle för 19 miljarder kronor. Men de företag som sysslar med digitala betalningar konkurrerar inte bara med varandra utan famför allt med kontanter det sade Sri Shivananda som är teknikchef på den amerikanska betaljätten Paypal till CNBC i en intervju nyligen. Och trots att digitala betalningar stadigt ökar kommer att dröja innan kontanterna försvinner konstaterar han. – Kontanter är huvudkonkurrenten. Det är inte ens så att vi kämpar om varandras volymer. Det är faktiskt kontanter. Svenskarna fortsätter samtidigt att växla över till att betala digitalt och använder allt mindre kontanter. I en rapport om svenska folkets betalningsvanor som Riksbanken publicerade i förra veckan uppgav 80 procent av svenskarna att de använde bankkort för att betala sitt senaste köp. Bara 13 procent hade använt kontanter för det senaste köpet. För två år sedan hade åtta av tio svenska använt kontanter den senaste månaden – det är nu nere i sex av tio svenskar. Läs också: Vi behöver en plan B efter kontanterna. Är e-kronan svaret på det?  Men så är alltså inte läget ute i världen. Exempelvis pekade en studie från Paypal förra året att människor i både Asien ...
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“EU-direktiv ska göra webben tillgängligare – men Sverige hänger inte med”

Det fanns en tid då Sverige låg i framkant vad gäller digitalisering. Men ungefär samtidigt som resten av EU insåg vilka fantastiska möjligheter som öppnar sig om man fokuserar på att människor verkligen kan använda systemen och inte bara teknikdelen, då släppte Sverige idén om tillgänglighet för alla. Ett direktiv på EU-nivå implementeras i samtliga medlemsländer. Direktivet omfattar offentlig sektors webbplatser, intranät, dokument och appar som måste uppfylla krav på tillgänglighet. Men den svenska regeringen har meddelat att Sverige inte hinner med att presentera en svensk lagtext. För alla de myndigheter, kommuner, universitet, kulturinstitutioner, vårdgivare, skolor, statliga och kommunala bolag som omfattas av lagen är det naturligtvis frustrerande att det inte finns en detaljerad svensk lagstiftning att förhålla sig till. Läs också: AWS om nya Cloud Act: ”Vi kommer att följa lagen” Man räknar med att 10–20 procent av befolkningen har någon form av funktionsnedsättning. Vi har en växande grupp äldre som upplever att syn, hörsel, balans och motorik förändras. Dessutom har vi personer med annat modersmål än svenska som har svårt att tillgodogöra sig samhällsinformation på svenska. Sammantaget handlar det om stora grupper i samhället som har behov av att digitala resurser är skapade på rätt sätt. Det här är ...
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Sesongen over for Odd-stopper

UTE: Fredrik Semb Berge er ferdigspilt i 2018. Foto: Teigen, Trond Reidar / NTB scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 09:37 Oppdatert: 23.05.18 09:49 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert FOTBALL2018-05-23T07:37:55Z Fredrik Semb Berge (28) må opereres for en lårskade, og går dermed glipp av resten av sesongen. Midtstopperen måtte forlate banen med skade da Odd slo Start 3–0 hjemme på Skagerak Arena tidligere i mai, og i Odd-leiren hadde de et håp om at han ikke skulle være på sidelinjen i mer enn tre måneder. Men onsdag melder avisen Varden at skaden er verre enn først antatt. Redaksjonelt samarbeid Se Eliteserien direkte på Eurosport Player Overfor avisen bekrefter nemlig Odd-trener Dag-Eilev Fagermo at Fredrik Semb Berge mister resten av sesongen. Han var til konsultasjon i Oslo tirsdag, og der ble det klart at 28-åringen skal opereres førstkommende tirsdag. – Det vil si seks til ti måneder med rekonvalesens, understreker han.. – Bør dere hente inn en ny stopper? – Det er for tidlig å svare på nå, og vi har ikke nok ressurser til det nå. Men vi jobber med å se hva vi kan få til. Vi bør i utgangspunktet ha en til, og ikke spille med kun to på stopperplass. Vi ...
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Israeli, Palestinian fields set ablaze in suspected arson incidents

Unidentified vandals in the West Bank set fire to an Israeli cherry orchard and a Palestinian wheat field before dawn on Wednesday in apparent arson incidents, causing thousands of shekels in damage. In Kfar Etzion, a cherry orchard was torched  just days ahead of the Gush Etzion Regional Council’s annual cherry festival. Local settlers accused  Palestinians from the nearby village of Beit Ummar, Police arrived at the scene and opened an investigation into the incident, but did not comment on possible suspects or motive. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up A statement from the regional council said Wednesday’s incident was part of a wave of attempted arson against its orchards that have taken place over the past several weeks. Last month, farmers in Kfar Etzion reported the theft of tons of cherries. A cherry tree torched in an apparent hate crime attack in the settlement of Kfar Etzion on May 23, 2018. (Yaron Rosenthal/Kfar Etzion Field School) “We are witness to repeated, organized attacks by Arab rioters against Jewish communities,” said Gush Etzion Regional Council chairman Shlomo Ne’eman. Several miles to the south in the Palestinian village of Ad-Deirat in ...
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Dubbla Sverigesegrar

Marcus Melander inledde med treåriga stoet Muscle Playmate (e. Muscle Hill-Lima Playmate). Tim Tetrick vann enkelt från ledningen i en division av The Stallion Series på 1.12,2a/1609 meter och förstapriset var 10.000 dollar. Det här var årets andra seger, förra året tränades hästen av Åke Svanstedt. Även Jimmy Takter fick en tränarvinst i The Stallion Series. Han körde själv Bella Glos (e. Cantab Hall-Global Desire) till överlägsen vinst med drygt nio längder. Segertiden skrevs till 1.11,1a/1609 meter, vilket var den klart snabbaste tiden i de sex försöken. Förstapriset var 10.000 dollar. Det här var årets första start, förra året segrade Bella Glos två gånger på Chester Downs. Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi strävar efter förstahandskällor på vår information och att vara på plats där det händer. Vi följer de Pressetiska reglerna och vår nyhetsjournalistik ska präglas av trovärdighet och opartiskhet ...
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Polish winner of Man Booker Prize chronicles little-known Jewish sect’s historical past

WARSAW, Poland (AFP) — Olga Tokarczuk, who won Britain’s Man Booker International Prize on Tuesday, is considered the most talented Polish novelist of her generation, with a string of bestsellers to her name — including a controversial book about an obscure Jewish messianic sect — and a style that mixes the real with the mystical. Born on January 29, 1962, in the western town of Sulechow, she is the author of more than a dozen books. After studying psychology at the University of Warsaw, she worked as a therapist for a few years in the western city of Walbrzych and published a collection of poems before taking a stab at prose. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Following the success of her early books, she turned to writing full-time and settled in the Sudety mountains near the Czech border. Her books portray a polychromatic world perpetually in motion, with no fixed point, with characters whose biographies and personalities intermingle, and with details drawn from reality, using language that is both precise and poetic. “I don’t have a clear biography of my own that I could recount in an ...
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California has moved to the left, and Feinstein is following in her bid for a fifth time period

At 84 and seeking a fifth full term in November, Feinstein has moved left as well, though not far enough for some Democrats. She still gets boos from her party's progressive wing. But on a series of issues, Feinstein is changing long-held positions, at times overriding her time-tested instinct for centrism ...
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Halvparten av 18-44-åringene savner ikke NRK «i det hele tatt»

Mediedirektør Marius Lillelien i NRK sier han ikke er overrasket over at det er Frp-velgerne og de yngste som savner NRKs tilbud minst under streiken. Foto: Heiko Junge / NTB scanpix Publisert:23.05.18 08:58 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert INNENRIKS2018-05-23T06:58:37Z Store deler av befolkningen sier de ikke savner nyheter og programmer fra de streikende i NRK. Og ingen savner NRK mindre enn Frp-velgerne. En undersøkelse InFact har gjort for Medier24 , viser at 34 prosent ikke savner NRK «i det hele tatt» under streiken. Samtidig sier 18 prosent at de savner NRKs tilbud «svært mye». Kun 9,7 prosent av dem som ville ha stemt Frp om det var stortingsvalg i morgen, savner NRK «svært mye». Samtidig sier 70,8 prosent av Frp-velgerne at de ikke har savnet NRK «i det hele tatt» under streiken. – Frp er et parti som tidligere har gått til valg på å oppheve lisensen, så det er ikke så overraskende, sier fungerende mediedirektør Marius Lillelien i NRK. les også NRK-streiken ruller videre les også NRK-journalist tatoverte en «Streikepanda» på leggen Undersøkelsen viser videre at 50,6 prosent av 18-29-åringene og 47,1 prosent av 30-44-åringene ikke har savnet NRKs programmer, nyheter og andre tilbud «i det hele tatt» ...
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Hambovinnare slutar

Linda Toscano-tränade Revenue-valacken Market Share (u. Classical Flirt e. Yankee Glide) segrade i finalen av Hambletonian 2012. Bland övriga stora segrar kan nämnas Breeders Crown, Maple Leaf Trot och Canadian Trotting. Två gånger blev hästen dessutom Dan Patch Award-vinnare och han kördes för det mesta av Tim Tetrick. Sammanlagt fick Market Share ihop 32 segrar på 100 starter och tjänade 3,79 miljoner dollar. Under sista året på tävlingsbanan i fjol blev det fyra segrar. Enligt standardbredcanada.ca har nu Market Share tagit plats på Tim Tetricks camp, där han rids av Tims fru Ashley. Travronden jobbar med journalistik. Uppgifter som publiceras ska vara sanna och relevanta. Vi strävar efter förstahandskällor på vår information och att vara på plats där det händer. Vi följer de Pressetiska reglerna och vår nyhetsjournalistik ska präglas av trovärdighet och opartiskhet ...
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The plot in opposition to Iran: 7 issues to know for Could 23

1. Philip Roth, the doyen of American-Jewish literature, is dead at 85. Perhaps reflecting a gap in his importance between Diaspora Jewry and Israel, by 7:07 a.m. i.e. over an hour after his death was first reported, not a single Hebrew-language news site had even put up a bulletin on his death. The New Yorker, which first reported on his death and with whom Roth had a long and fruitful relationship, notes a 2000 essay by editor David Remnick in which his legendary falling out with the Jewish community early on in his career is recounted. “His sin was simple: he’d had the audacity to write about a Jewish kid as being flawed.” The New York Times sums up Roth as someone who “took on many guises — mainly versions of himself — in the exploration of what it means to be an American, a Jew, a writer, a man.” The paper also places him in the great white male pantheon alongside Saul Bellow and John Updike, unlike Israel’s Army Radio, which (finally reporting on it) places him alongside the decidedly less iconic Leon Uris and Herman Wouk. who wrote the morning news for @GLZRadio this morning–mentioning the passing of ...
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Auktionsdyring går från Kolgjini till Bergh

Tamla Celebers son Forfantone Am (e, Muscle Hill) slog nytt auktionsrekord i Sverige på Kolgjini Sales 2016. Roger Walmann ropade in hästen åt Lennart Ågren (SRF Stable) för 2,7 miljoner kronor. Näst dyrast på samma auktion var Rudisha (e. Muscle Hill-Moonlight Kronos), som inhandlades av Highlights AB/Whap Trotting AB/Lulzim Kolgjini AB för 2,4 miljoner kronor och sattes i träning hos Lutfi Kolgjini. Mamman Moonlight Kronos är helsyster med Going Kronos och har i aveln bland annat lämnat färska Drottning Silvia Pokal-vinnaren Dibaba (e. Ready Cash). Den sistnämnda har tjänat drygt fyra miljoner kronor! Nu har treårige hingsten Rudisha efter försäljning lämnat Lutfi Kolgjinis stall och ska istället tränas av Robert Bergh.– Affären är klar. Rudisha är köpt av Stall W.F. och ska tränas av mig, bekräftar Robert Bergh. Rudisha har inlett karriären med två andraplatser på lika många starter. I debuten travade han 1.15,7/2140 meter. Hittills finns 50.000 kronor på kontot. Fotnot: Auktionsrekordet på svensk mark är numera tre miljoner kronor, vilket Stall Courant betalade för Nagamori Hill (e. Muscle Hill-Naga Morich) på Kolgjini Sales 2017. Hästen bytte snabbt namn till Green Manalishi och är numera i träning hos Marcus Melander i USA. Den dyraste svenskfödda ettåring som sålts på ...
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Sanna Sarromaa refser nordmenn: – Dere er like dårlige til å ta imot komplimenter som dere er til å gi dem!

RAUSHET: – Komplimenter får fram det beste hos oss mennesker: Vi blir vakrere, lykkeligere, snillere og sterkere av å få dem, skriver Sanna Sarromaa. Foto: PRIVAT debatt Publisert:23.05.18 08:08 Del saken på: Lenken er kopiert MENINGER2018-05-23T06:08:36Z Nordmenn kan verken gi eller ta imot komplimenter. Det er janteloven, sosialismen og protestantismen som slår inn. «Hvor mye klær har du egentlig?», sier nordmenn istedenfor å si at jeg ser bra ut. SANNA SARROMAA, finne, feminst og forfatter Min tidligere kollega og jeg har hatt en såkalt challenge, utfordring, på Facebook og Instagram som går ut på å se best mulig ut i 60 dager. Vi poster et bilde der vi tar oss godt ut – med kjoler, vesker, sminke og hele pakka – og hver dag svinser rundt på jobben og i byen i disse nøye utvalgte antrekkene våre. Her er det ingen tilfeldigheter, alt skal matche. Vi ser veldig bra ut, det skal sies, selv om jeg må si det selv. Det er dessverre få andre som gjør det, nemlig. For nå har vi gått slik i to uker. Hva er saldoen? Skrøpelig. Nordmenn kan ikke gi komplimenter. Vi svinser rundt, tar noen ekstra runder til og fra kaffemaskinen i løpet ...
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Belarus ends diplomatic ‘Ice Age’ with Sweden six years after teddy bear spat

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: AP Photo/Sergei Grits Six years after a bitter diplomatic row broke out over a pro-democracy stunt involving teddy bears, Belarus has appointed a new ambassador to Sweden. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko appointed foreign ministry spokesman Dmitry Mironchik as the new ambassador to Sweden, his official website said. The move ended hostile relations dating back to July 2012 when a group of Swedish activists parachuted teddy bears carrying pro-democracy messages into the ex-Soviet country. Mironchik told Belarusian state television that “now we can say the Ice Age in relations between Belarus and Sweden has officially ended”. Lukashenko was furious after activists managed to fly a small plane into Belarusian air space from Lithuania and drop some 800 toys, attached to little parachutes and holding signs calling for freedom of speech and human rights. The Belarusian strongman, who has been in power since 1994, reacted by expelling Swedish diplomats and recalling Belarusian diplomats, although Belarus and Sweden never severed diplomatic ties. Lukashenko also fired the foreign minister, the country’s top border control official and the air force commander. A border guard was jailed for failing to report the plane. The European Union in 2016 lifted sanctions against ...
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The Chinese language-Iran Rail Hall Should Embody Uzbekistan To Be Profitable

According to Xinhua, China’s Inner Mongolia region will be connected to the Islamic Republic by utilizing preexisting rail routes through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, a concept that was proven before with test runs but will now officially enter into service. It would be a stretch to describe this as a “game-changing” connectivity corridor when it’s only going to be used for sunflower seed exports for the time being, but it’s nevertheless a constructive development for deepening Chinese-Iranian economic relations following the US’ withdrawal from the nuclear deal last week. More products can be traded between the two Great Powers along this route in the future in providing a “pressure valve” to forthcoming American efforts to “contain” Iran, but more will have to be done in this direction if that’s to sustainably remain the case. The full potential of this Chinese-Iranian rail route isn’t being exploited because it depends on older infrastructure that avoids some of Central Asia’s most populous and economically productive cities by hugging the peripheral borders of its Kazkh and Turkmen transit states. Instead, what’s needed is for China to make progress on its reported plans from 2015 for pioneering a Central Asian high-speed rail route to Iran that ...
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Newport Harbor boys’ volleyball sweeps La Jolla in CIF SoCal Regional opener

"I think having all day Sunday, where we're not doing anything, you can kind of wallow in your defeat," Ciarelli said. "We played pretty well, we just didn't win. I think they felt good about their performance to some extent. It wasn't like we went in there and got our [behinds] kicked. You know, all year this team has been pretty good about being ready to play, and they were good tonight about it." ...
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