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Etihad to cancel Tehran flights

Etihad to cancel Tehran flights

Guests who hold travel bookings up to January 23 who are impacted by the schedule change will be rebooked with an alternative travel date - subject to avaiability - or offered a full refund. The majority of their passengers do not start or finish their journey at their respective Gulf hubs. Etihad's long-serving group chief executive James Hogan left the airline this year, and will be replaced by Britain's top defence buyer Tony Douglas next month. Consulte Mais Informação

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2 victims in Amtrak derailment were 'respected' rail advocates

2 victims in Amtrak derailment were 'respected' rail advocates

Willhoite was an employee since 2008. Willhoite, 35, and Hamre, 61, were both workers in transportation and board members of rail advocacy organization All Aboard Washington , according to the Associated Press. Flem remembers Willhoite as knowledgeable, and committed to rail and buses as an alternative to single-occupancy vehicles. Willhoite also enjoyed traveling the state by long-distance bus. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gumaro Pérez, crime reporter, killed by gunmen at children's Christmas party

Gumaro Pérez, crime reporter, killed by gunmen at children's Christmas party

In its annual report on violence against journalists it said 12 had been killed in Syria this year. Perez covered crime news for a number of local outlets and had founded the online news site La Voz del Sur. "But I thought they were fireworks that some child had brought", she said, per the Los Angeles Times . Gov Miguel Angel Yunes condemned the shooting and said he ordered state police to provide protection to the journalist's family. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brisbane father Stephen Playford sentenced to jail for killing 6yo daughter

Brisbane father Stephen Playford sentenced to jail for killing 6yo daughter

Playford took Sidney from her bed while she was asleep, placed a mask over her mouth and nose and tried to gas her to death. But when the gas didn't work on Sidney, he smothered her. Justice David Boddice said Playford had committed the "most unimaginable criminal conduct", for which there was no defence. The 55-year-old will be eligible for parole in 20 years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump doctrine: Economic security is national security

Trump doctrine: Economic security is national security

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russian Federation disagrees with the view that it is a security threat for the United States, but welcomed the Trump administration's stated willingness to work together on mutual interests. -Bigger, better military: Trump's strategy calls for increased defense spending to use the military as a force for peace. In 2017 alone, almost 15,000 people have been killed by gun violence in the US, a topic not mentioned a single time in Trump's strategy or ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Lok Sabha takes up bill amending regulations for government acquiring property

Lok Sabha takes up bill amending regulations for government acquiring property

Among the several bills that were passed in both the Houses of Parliament were the Repealing and Amending (Second) Bill, 2017, Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017. A bill to amend the regulations concerning compensation payable for acquisition of immovable property by the central government for public objective was moved for passage in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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SC capital becomes first U.S. city to ban gun bump stocks

SC capital becomes first U.S. city to ban gun bump stocks

Bump stocks or a similar device, trigger cranks, are often put on semi-automatic rifles, and can alter the weapon to create a rapid burst of fire comparable to what's released by fully automatic weapons. Some other states and the District of Columbia have assault weapons bans that could include bump stocks. The Columbia measure also would ban the use of other gun attachments that allow rifles to fire faster. Consulte Mais Informação

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New Windows 10 Insider build lets you try Timeline

New Windows 10 Insider build lets you try Timeline

Because there is Cortana integration, users can summon Microsoft's virtual assistant to access Timeline and do some commands in it. In other words, Timeline works just like Apple's continuity feature in its iOS and macOS devices. Now users will see an updated dark theme with better contrast when they launch the browser. You can also search through it to find specific items. Windows 10's settings section is also getting redesigned to make it easier to find individual settings. Consulte Mais Informação

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Philippines President Duterte: I Support Gay Marriage, and Nearly Became Bisexual

Philippines President Duterte: I Support Gay Marriage, and Nearly Became Bisexual

He even went on to say that he is ready to take gay lawmakers in his cabinet and insisted the legislation could also be changed to allow same-sex marriages in the Philippines , a Catholic-majority Southeast Asian nation. "We are all Filipinos enjoying our rights, freedom and equality before the law". A spokesman for President Duterte confirmed the president's support for gay marriage in a statement . Consulte Mais Informação

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Men Without Beards Can Cause Sexual Confusion

Men Without Beards Can Cause Sexual Confusion

However, he then suggested it is compulsory for men to have beards in order to distinguish themselves from women - because if they do not, they might be mistaken for being female and provoke other men to have "indecent thoughts". However, a number of Muslim scholars argue beard is not compulsory in Islam according to the Quran. He said beardless men can sometimes be mistaken for women. Consulte Mais Informação

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Federation Square's Getting An Apple Store

Federation Square's Getting An Apple Store

For years Melburnians have wondered - and complained - about the lack of an Apple store in the city centre, with the tech giant's Melbourne locations restricted to suburban shopping centres. The two level pavilion "has a sculptural quality, with wrap-around glass and balconies for uninterrupted city views", Apple said. It is anticipated the store, expected to open in 2020, will create almost 500sqm of new public space, making it easier for people to move between the Yarra River and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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