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The UAE affirms its support for Lebanese people

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UAE has provided nearly $120 million in aid during the past five years. The UAE will continue their support to Lebanon through this difficult phase, said Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation. She affirmed that country's support to the Lebanese people and said the UAE will continue to provide all…

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CBSE to announce class 10 results today at 12 noon

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Jobs and Education DECCAN CHRONICLE. | DC WEB DESKPublished Aug 3, 2021, 11:22 am ISTUpdated Aug 3, 2021, 11:29 am IST The announcement came days after the board announced the results of class 12  Class 10 results to be announced by 12 noon .(Representational image: Twitter@PIBBhopal) New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)…

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Metro Manila number coding scheme remains suspended

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The number coding scheme in Metro Manila will remain suspended for the month of August, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Monday.The MMDA reminded the public to follow health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)"Patuloy na sundin ang mga public health protocols upang mapangalagaan ang sarili, pamilya at…

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Covid surge in Metro Manila serious – OCTA

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ROUTINE CHECK Policemen inspect a bus at the Coastal Road Expressway in Bacoor, Cavite on Aug. 1, 2021. PHOTO BY MIKE ALQUINTO Metro Manila is experiencing a "serious surge" in Covid-19 cases, according to the independent OCTA Research.OCTA made the assessment as the Department of Health (DoH) logged 8,735 new cases in the country on…

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Man charged after two people stabbed in Woolwich

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News   •   Aug 01, 2021&nbsp11:12&nbspBST Detectives have charged a man with attempted murder after two people were found with stab injuries in south-east London.Anton Rhoden, 27 (18.01.94), of Samuel Close, Woolwich, was charged on Sunday, 1 August with two counts of attempted murder. He will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court on…

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Returning Best sparks Knights to NRL win

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The return of youngster Bradman Best has sparked Newcastle to a comprehensive 34-24 NRL win over Canberra.The 19-year-old, making an early return from an ankle injury, scored a try and set up two more for winger Enari Tuala as the Knights ended a two-game losing run at an empty Suncorp Stadium.The clash had been rescheduled…

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Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous laws

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The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country will make a funding announcement related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 50. They will be joined by Kukpi7 Wayne Christian, Tribal Chief, Shuswap Nation…

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Petecio advances to gold medal fight in Tokyo Olympics

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Philippines' Nesthy Petecio celebrates after winning against Italy's Irma Testa after their women's feather (54-57kg) semi-final boxing match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo on July 31, 2021. (Photo by UESLEI MARCELINO / POOL / AFP) Nesthy Petecio continues to march deeper into the Tokyo Olympics with a majority…

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44 killings ‘unsolved’ in Region 1

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SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: Officers and members of the Citizens Movement Against Corruption, Crime, Illegal Drugs and Gambling Inc. on Friday released a list of 44 unsolved shootings and killings of public officials and ordinary citizens by motorcycle-riding gunmen in the four provinces of Region 1 (Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan)…

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Kitfox Design Group Releases The Vietnam Throw Blanket

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Iron Mountain, MI, July 30, 2021 --(PR.com)-- Kitfox Design Group is proud to launch their latest and most exciting product yet, The Vietnam Throw blanket. A concerted effort to recognize our military’s history, and a humble nod and a thank you to the servicemen and women who fought in Vietnam.The Vietnam Throw is woven in a…

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Synzen Designs Possibly the Smallest 5G FPC Antenna on the Market

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Taipei, Taiwan, July 30, 2021 --(PR.com)-- ARCTURUS is the new flexible antenna for 5G/4G LTE/3G/2G/NB-IoT/CATM applications designed by Synzen Precision Technology. In today’s tech and electronics world, where the modern mantra is to think bigger and make smaller, ARCTURUS is perhaps the most compact and versatile 5G FPC antenna on the market.Measuring just 88mm x 14mm,…

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BJP evasive on Pegasus, to blame for logjam: Congress

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NEW DELHI: Congress on Thursday blamed BJP for the logjam in Parliament and said the government was “avoiding” discussion on the use of Pegasus spyware since it has “much to hide”. Accusing BJP MPs of “collectively insulting” Parliament with their conduct in the meeting of the House panel on information technology on Wednesday, which had…

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Celebs among 250 hit in sextortion racket

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MUMBAI: Five youths, two of them engineers and one a minor, were recently arrested for allegedly running a nationwide racket in which they filmed men in the buff, indulged in sextortion and sold the obscene video clips on the internet. Police said the accused had made video clips of nearly 250 men and the money…

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Bob Moses: The Fullness of the Man

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More reflections on the passing of “a straight cat.” July 29, 2021 I once asked Bob Moses, who died on July 25 at the age of 86, for an example of empowering grassroots leadership. He replied, “Well, Mrs. [Hazel] Palmer… She really came to symbolize for me…this leadership phenomenon that Ella [Baker] pointed us to…

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Two Cheers for the Free Press

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And why Democratic attempts to cure excesses through censorship are not only wrong but stupid. July 29, 2021 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, France—Like a mattress tag—or one of those cookies-authorization things you sometimes have to click off your screen—it’s something you never stop to read: the words defense d’afficher / loi du 29 juillet 1881. Here in…

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Woman guilty of role in £4.2million diamond heist

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A woman whose sleight of hand played an integral role in a £4.2million diamond heist has been found guilty at Southwark Crown Court.Lulu Lakatos – 60 (26.06.61) from the Saint Brieuc region of France, was found guilty of conspiracy to steal on Wednesday, 28 July following the conclusion of her trial.She was sentenced on the…

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Senators Reach Infrastructure Agreement

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A group of GOP senators said Wednesday they had reached an agreement with democrats on the major issues of a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told lawmakers to be ready for a vote as soon as Wednesday night.  “We now have an agreement on the major issues,” Sen. Rob Portman…

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NY State Workers Must Get Vaccinated or Get Tested Weekly

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Despite a slew of sexual assault allegations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is still running the show in New York, now requiring that state employees get vaccinated or face weekly testing. The governor also announced a stricter mandate for hospitals, saying that all “patient-facing” health care workers at those facilities must be vaccinated. Currently, as reported by…

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CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts…

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