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Russia Blocks UN Meeting On Human Rights In Syria, Prompting Outcry

Russia Blocks UN Meeting On Human Rights In Syria, Prompting Outcry

The high commissioner for human rights spoke at an informal meeting at the United Nations shortly after his expected briefing to the Security Council was blocked when Russian Federation requested a procedural vote. A letter signed by eight Security Council members sent to all 15 council members expressed profound concern about the lack of implementation of cease-fire resolution throughout Syria without delay. Consulte Mais Informação

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SARS decries 'attack' on Moyane, urges Ramaphosa to fast track inquiry

SARS decries 'attack' on Moyane, urges Ramaphosa to fast track inquiry

South African Revenue Service Commissioner Tom Moyane will seek a legal interdict against Cyril Ramaphosa if the president does not stop trying to remove him from the tax agency, according to people familiar with the matter. Makwakwa resigned from his position last week. Meanwhile, on Monday night Treasury announced Mark Kingon as acting commissioner for Sars. "It was therefore necessary to act urgently and immediately to protect the institution and place it on a path to stability and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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New postings for 37 IAS officers

New postings for 37 IAS officers

Deepak Agarwal has been made the new divisional commissioner of Varanasi while Chandra Prakash Tripathi has been made the new commissioner of Saharanpur. Anoop Chandra Pandey, the industrial and infrastructure development commissioner (IIDC) credited with the success of the "UP Investors Summit" held in February has been rewarded with additional charge of the NRI Department, besides the additional charge of Greater Noida. Consulte Mais Informação

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South Africa's Tiger Brands closes Pretoria plant after listeria found

South Africa's Tiger Brands closes Pretoria plant after listeria found

However, the company, which is facing the threat of a few times class action, would not own up to any liability for the 180 or more deaths from listeria. "Any loss of life, no matter the circumstance, is tragic", he said. "We acknowledge that we are dealing with a national crisis and want to assure the public that in the event that a tangible link is established between our products and listeriosis illnesses or fatalities". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump blasts Iranian regime in Persian New Year statement

Trump blasts Iranian regime in Persian New Year statement

Trump, who has threatened to pull Washington out of a multilateral deal with Tehran to curb its nuclear program, called the Revolutionary Guard "a hostile army that brutalizes and steals from the Iranian people to fund terrorism overseas". In his own statement to the Iranian people a year ago, Trump said he was sending his "best wishes" to the Iranian people celebrating a "wonderful holiday". Consulte Mais Informação

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Putin cruises to landslide election win

Putin cruises to landslide election win

At the end of last December, Russia's Supreme Court upheld a ruling by the country's Central Election Commission barring Navalny from running for president due to a criminal conviction. The doctor, who gave her name only as Yekaterina because of fears about repercussions, said she and her co-workers were told to fill out forms detailing not only where they would cast their ballots, but giving the names and details of two "allies" whom they promised to persuade to go vote. Consulte Mais Informação

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EU must consider Iran's missiles, regional role…

EU must consider Iran's missiles, regional role…

Iran has warned Washington of making the "painful mistake", while the Islamic Republic remains prepared for various scenarios in case the deal is violated. If he does succeed in imposing new measures to slash the country's exports-as he will surely seek to do-the result would be a slump in Iranian flows that would make the decline in Venezuelan supply look modest by comparison. Consulte Mais Informação

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UMBC, hoops' historic Cinderella, is also scoring points on Twitter

UMBC, hoops' historic Cinderella, is also scoring points on Twitter

Ironically, the man who orchastrated that massive upset, UMBC coach Ryan Odom, spent one season as head coach at Lenior-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C., a Division II school and a member of the South Atlantic Conference. But Sunday night would provide a different story for the Retrievers. Wade averages 16.5 points and 6.3 rebounds per game while shooting 44 percent from the 3-point line. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ministério muda versão de Jungmann sobre roubo de munição — Marielle

Ministério muda versão de Jungmann sobre roubo de munição — Marielle

Na sexta-feira (16), o ministro afirmou que a munição usada no assassinato de Marielle foi roubada da sede dos Correios na Paraíba, informação contestada pelos Correios. "Na cena do crime, a PF encontrou cápsulas de munições diversas, dentre elas do lote ora investigado", informou o ministério. O Governo Federal tem usado o assassinato de Marielle para tentar reforçar a necessidade da ação militar no estado. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation ready to hand Putin new term in presidential vote

Russian Federation ready to hand Putin new term in presidential vote

According to central election commission data with 99.8 percent of ballots counted , Putin took 76.67 percent of the vote, well ahead of his nearest competitor Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin , who was on 11.79 percent. Vladimir Putin tightened his grip on power in Sunday elections blighted by allegations his regime had stuffed ballot boxes and stockpiled illegal chemical weapons. Consulte Mais Informação

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Today in Corruption: Kushner Made False Filings for Profit

Today in Corruption: Kushner Made False Filings for Profit

The Associated Press says the documents claimed three residential buildings in Astoria, Queens, had no rent-regulated tenants despite housing hundreds of them. "There were rats coming in from the abandoned building next door". "The Kushners appear to be engaging in what I call the weaponization of construction", Torres said at a news conference outside the company's 52nd Street office. Consulte Mais Informação

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March Madness 2018: Fans can't get enough of Loyola Chicago's Sister Jean

March Madness 2018: Fans can't get enough of Loyola Chicago's Sister Jean

Before the No.11 seed Ramblers faced the No. 6 Miami Hurricanes in the first round of the tournament, Sister Jean told the team to keep an eye on each of the Hurricanes due to their balanced offensive scoring, USA TODAY reports. But what ultimately made this team special goes back to the hire power exercised by former Loyola athletic director Grace Calhoun on April 6, 2011, when she introduced a new coach, Moser, who dramatically changed the culture. Consulte Mais Informação

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Richard Di Natale calls for purge after Greens defeat in Batman byelection

Richard Di Natale calls for purge after Greens defeat in Batman byelection

Labor declared victory for the Victorian seat of Batman overnight, with Ged Kearney as their candidate. Alex Bhathal and the Greens are confident of success in the Batman by-election. "This is not the first time Richard has called for those who dissent from his personal vision of the party's future to be forcibly removed from our organisation", Mr Bowland wrote. Consulte Mais Informação

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LG is taking webOS beyond TVs with 'Open Source Edition'

LG is taking webOS beyond TVs with 'Open Source Edition'

Previously, webOS use to power HP's Palm device and early tablets, but when LG took control of webOS in 2013, it's mostly been used for smart TVs and refrigerators. The country's National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA ) is going to help some projects out: "LG will solicit webOS business proposals from hundreds of start-ups recommended by NIPA and shortlist the most viable ones to provide logistical and technical support with commercialization as the ultimate goal". Consulte Mais Informação

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