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Yulin's dog meat festival goes ahead

Yulin's dog meat festival goes ahead

However, several carcasses of dogs were seen hanging at the stalls at the Nanqiao and Dongkou markets in the city. Numerous animals showed the behaviour of pets, sparking fears they had been stolen to be turned into mid-summer meals. Proponents of the practice of eating the flesh of dogs claim that activism results in higher sales of the canine cuisine. A restaurant owner surnamed Yang said he expected to sell six dogs a day during the festival. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korean Underground Nuclear Test Sites Show Activity

Earlier on Thursday, North Korea called Trump a "psychopath" as tensions escalated following the death of American student Otto Warmbier , who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week. Reuters/Damir SagoljSoldiers walk in front of the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang , North Korea April 16, 2017. He added that he's prepared to draft legislation to impose a financial embargo on North Korea. Consulte Mais Informação

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MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

While China celebrated, Argentinian investors reeled as the index compiler defied predictions that the country would be upgraded to emerging-market status, keeping it in its frontier group for at least another year. Investors will also have to decide whether they will invest via the Shanghai/Shenzhen Stock Connect or through the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) and the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) regimes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Thane: Farmers' protest against proposed new airport in Mumbai outskirts turns violent

Thane: Farmers' protest against proposed new airport in Mumbai outskirts turns violent

The farmers then set tyres on fire and torched vehicles. This time though, the farmers are protesting against what they term as forcible land acquisition for a proposed global airport on the outskirts of Mumbai . The biggest of them was on the Thane-Badlapur highway, where they had blocked traffic. "The government is working on finding a solution to it", said Shinde. Consulte Mais Informação

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Seeking loan waiver has become fashion these days, says Venkaiah

Seeking loan waiver has become fashion these days, says Venkaiah

He said it was "never expected" that the BJP would make "such a joke of farmers' suicide ". "He doesn't care about the farmers", said Singh. "But now there is a fashion of waiving (farm) loans". "I wanted to say we aren't addressing issues in the long term but the short term", the BJP leader added. Speaking at a Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) event, the Union Minister said, "Loan waiver has become a fashion now". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump celebrates Georgia special election win in douchiest way

Democrats are left to wonder whether they should have poured resources into the SC race instead. Handel also said that she would "absolutely" consider prohibiting gay and lesbian couples from adopting children. "Clearly, we're coming off an election, and she's been getting pounded now for 10 years with negative ads from the Republicans ". But as Democrats are eager to point out , there are many more districts - anywhere from 71 to 94, depending on how it's calculated - that ... Consulte Mais Informação

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The Defenders Gets New Motion Posters And Synopsis

The Defenders Gets New Motion Posters And Synopsis

It's a surprisingly simple poster for the series, as Netflix has typically opted for brighter and more eye-catching designs, like their Jessica Jones and Daredevil posters. Charlie Cox , Krysten Ritter , Mike Colter , and Finn Jones strike a pose in the stark black and white poster for The Defenders - perhaps harkening back to the Gen X indie movie posters (I don't know, I get a badass Clerks vibe) that all inexplicably take place in NY. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

Tusk said terrorism , "which is still a major threat", was the first topic the leaders discussed at the ongoing two-day summit, Xinhua news agency reported. "You may say I am a dreamer, but I am not the only one". Downing Street declined to comment. But Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he hoped leaders of the other 27 European Union nations would offer "reciprocal, corresponding generosity" for the 1 million Britons living in Europe. Consulte Mais Informação

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Durbin statement on health care bill

At least a half-dozen GOP senators - conservatives as well as moderates - have complained about the proposal, the secrecy with which McConnell drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. Cuts to federal funding would be felt more acutely in CT, which faces billions in looming deficits and would be unable to replace any lost federal money with state dollars. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel starts work on first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

Pro-settlement hard-liners who dominate Netanyahu's coalition and oppose Palestinian statehood on security or religious grounds had pressed him to keep that promise. But since taking office, Trump has appeared to change his position. But ahead of his last election victory in 2015, he promised there would never be a Palestinian state on his watch, a remark seen as an attempt to shore right-wing support. Consulte Mais Informação

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Xbox reveals the Xbox One X or Project Scorpio

Phil Spencer, the big boss at Xbox , said in an interview with PC Gamer that he wants to bring the emulation to PC, along with the $10 monthly subscription, Xbox Game Pass. Considering the hardware - which the new console will boast - the $400 price tag would have been just too low for the company to make any profit. Nevertheless, the current take is that VR support will be available on Xbox One X , and will be a part of Xbox's future. Consulte Mais Informação

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Na CCJ, Jucá apresenta relatório favorável à reforma trabalhista

Na CCJ, Jucá apresenta relatório favorável à reforma trabalhista

Apesar de rejeitada por 10 votos a 9 na Comissão de Assuntos Sociais, a reforma trabalhista vai a votação no Plenário , que é quem tem a palavra final sobre o tema, como explicou o presidente do senado , Eunício Oliveira. A reforma foi enviada ao Congresso pelo presidente Michel Temer no ano passado. Para o senador Lindbergh Farias (PT-RJ), que acompanhou a sessão como suplente, o trabalho dos sindicatos e das centrais sindicais foi fundamental. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russians targeted 21 election systems

Russians targeted 21 election systems

President Donald Trump has blamed his predecessor, President Barack Obama, for letting the Russians hack the 2016 Presidential election. But when asked by House Intelligence Committee members on Wednesday, former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson conceded that it was possible hackers could change voter rolls or the eligibility of registered voters. Consulte Mais Informação

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"O Brasil deixou para trás uma severa crise", diz Temer na Noruega

Para isso, ele ressaltou que o Congresso Nacional está para concluir a tramitação da reforma trabalhista e já iniciou o processo legislativo para alterar as regras da Previdência Social. A comitiva do presidente é a mesma que esteve na Rússia , formada pelos ministros Aloysio Nunes, Marcos Pereira (Indústria e Comércio), José Sarney Filho (Meio Ambiente ) e Antonio Imbassahy (Relações Institucionais) e quatro parlamentares - senador Paulo Bauer (PSDB-SC) e os deputados Átila Lins (PSD-AM), ... Consulte Mais Informação

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MPF denuncia Cunha e Alves por corrupção e lavagem de dinheiro

MPF denuncia Cunha e Alves por corrupção e lavagem de dinheiro

Além dos dois ex-deputados, também foram denunciados pelo MPF José Adelmário Pinheiro Filho, o Léo Pinheiro , presidente da construtora OAS, mais outras três pessoas. Já Henrique Eduardo Alves está detido na Academia de Polícia Militar do Rio Grande do Norte. "Os valores consistiram em contrapartida pela atuação de Eduardo Cunha na alteração da redação da Medida Provisória n. Consulte Mais Informação

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Duque de Edimburgo teve alta hospitalar após internamento de dois dias

Duque de Edimburgo teve alta hospitalar após internamento de dois dias

Na quarta-feira, o marido da Rainha Isabel II não pôde acompanhar o discurso desta na abertura oficial do Parlamento de Londres após as eleições legislativas que deram a vitória à candidata conservadora Theresa May. Em maio deste ano, anunciou que se iria retirar da vida pública e dos deveres reais, dias depois de ter sido. dado como morto pelo sensacionalista "The Sun". Consulte Mais Informação

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