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Par panel likely to review clearance for GM mustard's commercial cultivation

Par panel likely to review clearance for GM mustard's commercial cultivation

The AIKS stressed that it was not against any scientific upgradation in the agriculture sector, but said the government should not provide "benefits" to corporate houses involved in agro-chemical business at the cost of public interest. The environment ministry had on Friday uploaded a document on its website saying the country's regulatory agencies had "thoroughly assessed" the GM mustard for toxicity and determined that it did not pose any threat to humans or animals. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pope acknowledges 2000-case backlog in sex abuse cases

Pope acknowledges 2000-case backlog in sex abuse cases

The two men are due to meet at the Vatican on May 24 while the president is on a tour Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy and Belgium, suggesting their previously icy relationship may have thawed. Francis also said he and Trump would find "doors that are not completely shut" to create conversation, but he declined to say if he thought the meeting could be used to soften Trump's stance on certain issues. Consulte Mais Informação

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Overwatch's Official Art Book is Now Available for Pre-Order

Overwatch's Official Art Book is Now Available for Pre-Order

It seems the main difference between the standard and limited editions will be a fancy outer box, as well as some additional prints. The biggest goal for them right now is to get the Overwatch League off of the ground, there has been some news lingering that two NFL teams: New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins are apparently looking at purchasing a professional Overwatch Team in their respective territories. Consulte Mais Informação

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NCW seeks fair, speedy trial in Haryana gang-rape case

NCW seeks fair, speedy trial in Haryana gang-rape case

Her mother told the police that Sumit was harassing her for many days. Kumaramangalam she said that first she will be sending a team to Sonipat , following which she will visit herself. The police have arrested 24-year-old Sumit and 28-year- old Vikas on the charges of rape, murder and abduction. India has a shocking record on rape, with almost 40,000 cases reported every year, although the real number is thought to be much higher. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon.com unveils smart speaker with screen for $230

It will let people talk with and leave messages for other Echo and Alexa users. This photo provided by Amazon shows an Amazon Echo Show on display in a living room setting. To start a call, you'll need to wake the Echo up by saying " Alexa " and then ask it to call someone, for example "call dad". Echo is available in a handful of countries and continues to expand internationally, which will make the incentive to use Alexa's free calling and messaging even stronger. Consulte Mais Informação

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Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

How the former human rights lawyer will deal with one of these issues will impact not only Seoul's posture on the other two but also the wider region's geopolitical landscape. The first Moon-Trump meeting will be meaningful as an occasion to clear mutual misunderstandings, if any. Seoul and Washington began deploying the Thaad system in March and it has since become operational. Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft diz que empresas e governos devem trabalhar juntos contra ciberataques

Microsoft diz que empresas e governos devem trabalhar juntos contra ciberataques

Na sexta, no horário do ataque, a atividade econômica já havia encerrado o horário comercial na maior parte do continente. "Governos ao redor do mundo deveriam tratar esse ataque como um alerta". "Vimos a lista de vulnerabilidades da CIA [um dos serviços de inteligência dos EUA] divulgada pela Wikileaks, e agora a lista roubada à agência NSA acabou por afectar utilizadores em todo o mundo", salienta, antes de apontar um pouco mais o dedo aos governos, por deixarem escapar "repetidamente" ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

Sen. Ben Sasse, Nebraska Republican and an outspoken critic of Mr. Trump during the presidential race, said on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday, "I've been critical of that decision". One of the names the White House has floated as a possible Comey replacement is a former Trump campaign official. Asked if the decision or an announcement could take place before he leaves for Saudi Arabia on Friday, Trump said: "Even that is possible". Consulte Mais Informação

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'Deadwood' actor Powers Booth dies at 68

We have lost yet another acting legend today, as it has been announced that Powers Boothe has passed away at the age of 68. Shortly after he began acting, joining the Oregon Shakespeare Festival before hitting the stage in NY in 1974. He died on May 14 in his Los Angeles home. While pursuing his acting degree at Texas State University, he met Pam Cole, a fellow student at the university, whom he married in 1969. Consulte Mais Informação

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China pressures South Korea about missile system

Washington says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system will play a vital role in curbing the missile threat from Pyongyang, but Beijing says that the system's radar affects its security. During Thursday's call, Xi reaffirmed China's opposition to the THAAD deployment, Moon's office said. President Moon Jae-in is expected to name his special envoys to four countries of strategic importance to South Korea. Consulte Mais Informação

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English is losing importance in Europe — EU's Juncker

English is losing importance in Europe — EU's Juncker

The PM, who issued a hard-nosed statement after formally dissolving Parliament, believes European politicians are hoping to influence the British general election results through intimidation. "But the option I am working on is getting an agreement". "The Conservatives are doing very well and that is nearly certainly likely to have some spillover into the local elections", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Huge cyberattack forces Microsoft to offer free tech fix

Computers around the globe were hacked beginning on Friday using a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, an older version that was no longer given mainstream tech support by the U.S. Russia's interior ministry said about "1,000 computers were infected", which it described as less than 1 per cent of the total. A report in The Guardian yesterday said the attack had hit systems in 99 countries. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

The attack, which began Friday, is believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, with victims including Britain's hospital network and Germany's national railway. The IT ministry has also reached out to key stakeholders like RBI, National Payments Corporation of India, NIC and UIDAI (Aadhaar) to advise them to protect their systems against "Wanna Cry" ransomware to ensure that the digital payments ecosystem in the country is protected, PTI reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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