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Sapporo among 7 interested in hosting 2026 Winter Olympics

Sapporo among 7 interested in hosting 2026 Winter Olympics

Its Olympic Committee cited Erzurum's "wealth of experience in hosting major worldwide sporting events, " including the 2011 Winter Universiade and the 2017 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival. That left proposals from two authoritarian governments: Almaty, Kazakhstan, and the eventual victor Beijing, China. From there, cities will put together their best bids for presentation at the IOC Session in Milan in September of 2019. Consulte Mais Informação

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Procurador que fará jejum em julgamento de Lula se defende

Procurador que fará jejum em julgamento de Lula se defende

Se o artigo 5º. for revogado, como pretendem, a constituição será rasgada definitivamente e estará transposto o último obstáculo que resta para a implantação de uma ditadura de extrema-direita no Brasil. "Estamos prestes a jogar tudo o que foi feito no lixo por meio de uma mudança de entendimento que vai continuar a impunidade (...) Se o Supremo impedir [a prisão após segunda instância] vai impactar não só a Lava-Jato". Consulte Mais Informação

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Em palestra, Barroso fala em

Em palestra, Barroso fala em "pacto para saquear o Brasil"

Barroso evitou comentar o Inquérito dos Portos, do qual é relator no STF , e a recente prisão temporária, e posterior soltura, de 10 investigados na Operação Skala , deflagrada na quinta-feira (29) pela Polícia Federal . Precisamos romper com esse ciclo da cultura de desonestidade, afirmou. As prisões foram determinadas no âmbito do inquérito que apura possíveis irregularidades na edição do Decreto dos Portos (Decreto 9.048/2017), assinado pelo presidente Michel Temer em maio do ano ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Met Office weather forecast: Is it snowing today? Latest snow warnings

SCOTLAND is expected to be blasted by of snow while the rest of the country battles torrential rain as the Met Office has issued over 100 flood alerts for the Easter bank holiday. Forecaster Marco Petagna said: "With this rainfall we are certainly looking at some localised flooding in south-west England, Wales and Northern Ireland anywhere in the warning area". Consulte Mais Informação

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As Uttar Pradesh CM, Mayawati ensured no misuse of SC/ST Act

As Uttar Pradesh CM, Mayawati ensured no misuse of SC/ST Act

Taking cognizance of the protests, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan targeted opposition and blamed Congress for politicising the issue. "She wanted to assure every section of society that no one could be implicated falsely and that laws could not be misused to settle personal scores", said a senior BSP leader when asked to clarify the contradiction of BSP leadership over the controversial Act. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook bans over 200 new Russian accounts

Facebook bans over 200 new Russian accounts

More than one million Facebook users followed at least one of the now deleted pages and 493,000 Instagram users followed at least one of the now deleted accounts. The fact that Facebook is still identifying these kinds of accounts shows you just how hard it can be to find them. In February, Mueller indicted 13 individuals for interfering in the USA including some believed to be staff at the research agency. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fixes for Chrono Trigger's bad PC port start this month

Fixes for Chrono Trigger's bad PC port start this month

Lang told PC Gamer that breaking the "poor-man's encryption" Square Enix put on Chrono Trigger's resources wasn't all that hard, thanks in part to his previous work on mod tools for the PC port of Final Fantasy VI . The other changes are not yet known, but a full list will come when the patch launches. In a post on Steam earlier today, Square Enix community manager Sunil Godhania said they have been working on addressing issued raised by gamers and will be releasing multiple patches ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Man attempts to abduct woman on North Arlington street in afternoon

Man attempts to abduct woman on North Arlington street in afternoon

She had gone to the emergency room at around 3.30am after slipping on ice but was repeatedly punched in the head by the man. He drew his fist and began repeatedly punching her, knocking her to the floor. The responding cops, according to the police report, stated that the Muslim victim wasn't the only victim of Deliz. Security told police he accosted other patients asking for cigarettes and attempted to wander down hallways. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korean foreign minister meets counterpart in Beijing

The Ministry cited Mr. Ri as saying that North Korea would "maintain close strategic communications" with China on peninsula-related issues, and that the Kim-Xi meeting was an "important juncture" in the development of bilateral relations. Kim's secretive visit was dubbed "unofficial" but bore all the trappings of an official state occasion, with honor guards, bouquets, red carpets and meetings with most of China's top leaders. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump says seeking Syria pullout, clashing with advisors

Trump says seeking Syria pullout, clashing with advisors

The remarks come in the wake of US President Donald Trump's statement last Thursday that the United States would leave Syria "very soon" and let other countries "take care of" the situation. However, US media has reported the Defense Department has no plans withdraw troops and may send additional to northern Syria. Addressing the freeze, McGurk acknowledged that the money is under review, but that the freeze is not hampering work at the State Department or the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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French mayor forced to apologise after Ikea April Fool backfires

French mayor forced to apologise after Ikea April Fool backfires

A French mayor has apologised following an ill-judged April Fool's Day joke . In the tweet, which is still live, she wrote that the new store was, "excellent news for dynamism and employment in Beauvais and Beauvais!" "I have fought and I welcome it!" "After about 30 minutes of accepting it, she's finally got her head around the idea of having a blue toilet, until I come and read the label". Consulte Mais Informação

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Local man charged with burglary at Mount Holly store

As authorities further investigated the case, they discovered that Mershon had taken property belonging to a resident of the residence he'd unlawfully entered, according to police. Jewellery worth ₹20 lakh, a stolen LCD, laptop and ATM cards, among other artifacts were recovered from the accused, the police added. During the interrogation, the accused revealed that he came to Delhi in 2012 and became a drug addict due to bad company, police said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids

Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids

US states with marijuana dispensaries saw the greatest decrease in opioid prescriptions, while states without active dispensaries saw a far less dramatic decline - about 7 percent versus 14 percent . Opioid prescribing in the USA has dramatically increased over the past 15 years, as physicians became more willing to use opioid medications to treat chronic and acute pain. Consulte Mais Informação

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New York tightens gun restrictions for domestic abusers

New York tightens gun restrictions for domestic abusers

The Legislature approved a measure that adds misdemeanor domestic violence convictions to the list of offenses that would prohibit state residents from purchasing or possessing firearms. "We won more gun safety for victims of domestic violence, and that was a great, great win", Cuomo said Saturday. Previously, despite being subject to an arrest warrant, an individual could still legally obtain a firearm license, all while being sought by the police. Consulte Mais Informação

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