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The scoop on how your cat’s sandpapery tongue deep cleans

WASHINGTON (AP) – Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool. The secret: Tiny hooks that spr
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The scoop on how your cat’s sandpapery tongue deep cleans

WASHINGTON (AP) – Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool. The secret: Tiny hooks that spring up on the tongue — with scoops built in to carry saliva deep into […]

A stitch in time: Cyprus’ Lefkaritiko lace faces grim future

|     Petros Karadjias & Menelaos Hadjicostis     | LEFKARA, Cyprus (AP) – Legend has it that the intricate needlework used in embroidery known as Lefkaritiko lace was of such high quality that Leonardo Da Vinci himself bought a ta
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A stitch in time: Cyprus’ Lefkaritiko lace faces grim future

|     Petros Karadjias & Menelaos Hadjicostis     | LEFKARA, Cyprus (AP) – Legend has it that the intricate needlework used in embroidery known as Lefkaritiko lace was of such high quality that Leonardo Da Vinci himself bought a tablecloth when he visited this mountainous village in the late 15th Century. But this centuries-old tradition is under […]

Macron urges dialogue amid protests, defends gas tax hikes

PARIS (AP) — France’s embattled President Emmanuel Macron yesterday defended fuel tax hikes that have prompted nationwide protests, but called for “dialogue” to calm tensions. In his first comments about the protests since more than a quarter
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Macron urges dialogue amid protests, defends gas tax hikes

PARIS (AP) — France’s embattled President Emmanuel Macron yesterday defended fuel tax hikes that have prompted nationwide protests, but called for “dialogue” to calm tensions. In his first comments about the protests since more than a quarter million French drivers blocked roads on Saturday, Macron acknowledged that it’s “normal” that people are expressing frustration. He […]

Литва и Украина пригрозили выйти из Интерпола, если его возглавит россиянин

Сейм Литвы принял резолюцию, в которой говорится, что избрание российского кандидата Александра Прокопчука нанесет "огромный удар по репу
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Литва и Украина пригрозили выйти из Интерпола, если его возглавит россиянин

Сейм Литвы принял резолюцию, в которой говорится, что избрание российского кандидата Александра Прокопчука нанесет "огромный удар по репутации и правовому нейтралитету" Интерпола, а сама организация станет "политизированным орудием режимной расправы".

Бывшие российские наемники обратились в Международный уголовный суд, требуя официального признания их статуса

Бывшие российские наемники требуют возбудить расследование против организаторов ЧВК, члены которых под видом добровольцев участвовали в ко
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Бывшие российские наемники обратились в Международный уголовный суд, требуя официального признания их статуса

Бывшие российские наемники требуют возбудить расследование против организаторов ЧВК, члены которых под видом добровольцев участвовали в конфликтах на востоке Украины, в Сирии, Ливии, Судане, ЦАР, Йемене и других странах. При этом на родине им грозит уголовное наказание.

Полицейские и сотрудники охраны захватили здание парламента столице Папуа - Новой Гвинеи, требуя заплатить им за работу на саммите АТЭС

В захваченном парламенте находятся несколько министров, губернаторов и других высокопоставленных госслужащих. Саммит АТЭС прошел в Порт-Мо
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Полицейские и сотрудники охраны захватили здание парламента столице Папуа - Новой Гвинеи, требуя заплатить им за работу на саммите АТЭС

В захваченном парламенте находятся несколько министров, губернаторов и других высокопоставленных госслужащих. Саммит АТЭС прошел в Порт-Морсби 17-18 ноября. Деньги ожидаются 21 ноября, но недовольные силовики требуют расплатиться немедленно.

Члены ОЗХО одобрили увеличение бюджета организации, против чего выступала Россия, подозреваемая в использовании боевых ядов

В голосовании приняли участие 126 стран. За увеличение бюджета проголосовали 99 государств, против - 27. ОЗХО также отклонила три поправки, напра
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Члены ОЗХО одобрили увеличение бюджета организации, против чего выступала Россия, подозреваемая в использовании боевых ядов

В голосовании приняли участие 126 стран. За увеличение бюджета проголосовали 99 государств, против - 27. ОЗХО также отклонила три поправки, направленные на ограничение полномочий организации. Эти поправки были выдвинуты Москвой и Тегераном.

США вскрыли «российско-иранскую» финансовую схему по поддержке Сирии и террористов

При посредничестве России иранская нефть поставлялась в Сирию режиму Башара Асада. Взамен Тегеран получал сотни миллионов долларов, которы
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США вскрыли «российско-иранскую» финансовую схему по поддержке Сирии и террористов

При посредничестве России иранская нефть поставлялась в Сирию режиму Башара Асада. Взамен Тегеран получал сотни миллионов долларов, которые тратил на финансирование исламских террористов на Ближнем Востоке, считают эксперты Минфина США.

Delta flight makes emergency landing after striking PELICANS minutes after take-off (PHOTOS)

A Delta flight bound for Paris was forced to land just minutes after taking off from Salt Lake City, after one of its engines was damaged by several unfortunate pelicans that hit it and got stuck inside. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Delta flight makes emergency landing after striking PELICANS minutes after take-off (PHOTOS)

A Delta flight bound for Paris was forced to land just minutes after taking off from Salt Lake City, after one of its engines was damaged by several unfortunate pelicans that hit it and got stuck inside. Read Full Article at RT.com

US promises to ‘disrupt’ oil shipments to Syria, sanctions Russian & Iranian companies

The US has introduced sanctions against what it called a network of petroleum shipments to Syria, including Russian and Iranian companies and individuals. Washington says it wants to disrupt shipments to Syrian-owned ports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US promises to ‘disrupt’ oil shipments to Syria, sanctions Russian & Iranian companies

The US has introduced sanctions against what it called a network of petroleum shipments to Syria, including Russian and Iranian companies and individuals. Washington says it wants to disrupt shipments to Syrian-owned ports. Read Full Article at RT.com

MbS ‘could very well’ have known of Khashoggi killing, but Saudi Arabia still a ‘great ally’ – Trump

US President Trump has said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “could very well” have known in advance about the plan to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but the US will remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia. Read Full Article at RT.co
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MbS ‘could very well’ have known of Khashoggi killing, but Saudi Arabia still a ‘great ally’ – Trump

US President Trump has said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “could very well” have known in advance about the plan to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but the US will remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia. Read Full Article at RT.com

Federal judge blocking asylum restrictions ‘absurd’ & will be appealed – DOJ

The Trump administration is pushing back on the decision by a federal judge in California to block asylum restrictions put in place to deal with caravans of migrants that have arrived on the US-Mexican border. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Federal judge blocking asylum restrictions ‘absurd’ & will be appealed – DOJ

The Trump administration is pushing back on the decision by a federal judge in California to block asylum restrictions put in place to deal with caravans of migrants that have arrived on the US-Mexican border. Read Full Article at RT.com

Democrats and Republicans are both starting to get sick of social media – study

There are few things these days which unite liberals and conservatives, but according to a new survey, a growing dislike and distrust of social media companies is one of them. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Democrats and Republicans are both starting to get sick of social media – study

There are few things these days which unite liberals and conservatives, but according to a new survey, a growing dislike and distrust of social media companies is one of them. Read Full Article at RT.com

Can PH Catholic education be saved?

Senior high school students of a Catholic collegefailed to enumerate the Ten Commandments, so did the MBA students of Ateneo and DLSU, when I asked them. Half of them also responded that same sex marriage is okay, provided there's real love between the couple
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Can PH Catholic education be saved?

Senior high school students of a Catholic collegefailed to enumerate the Ten Commandments, so did the MBA students of Ateneo and DLSU, when I asked them. Half of them also responded that same sex marriage is okay, provided there's real love between the couple. Huh, the FreeToLove ads of Close-Up?   In thePhilippines, «parishes are often seen as sacramental filling stations, where people come for the Eucharist, baptisms, marriages and funerals, but little else,» assessed Catholic journalist John L. Allen Jr.   Socio-cultural activist and tour guide Carlos Celdran had a confession: «If a plane is crashing and I'm in it,» he said, «I'll pray the Hail Mary.»"Raised ...Keep on reading: Can PH Catholic education be saved?

Playwright Alberto S. Florentino, 1931-2018

NEW YORK---I heard last month, from the fictionist Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, that the writer Alberto Florentino had passed away in late September. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, complicated by the fact that he had had Alzheimer's for some time
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Playwright Alberto S. Florentino, 1931-2018

NEW YORK---I heard last month, from the fictionist Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, that the writer Alberto Florentino had passed away in late September. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, complicated by the fact that he had had Alzheimer's for some time. At the time of his death, Bert had been living with his wife, Eva, in Portland, Oregon, where they had moved from New York about a decade ago, to be closer to their daughter Lisa and her family. I knew of Bert before I met him in New York. He had made a name for himself by winning a Palanca award for his play The World Is an Apple, when he was all of twenty-three years of age. Significantly, Bert had also been the publishe...Keep on reading: Playwright Alberto S. Florentino, 1931-2018

Three Filipinas in Calgary prove art is ageless, irresistible

  CALGARY, Alberta -- Art is the subject that binds three Filipinas in Calgary who recently mounted an exhibition portraying ageless themes such as virtues, nature, joy and meditation.   Entitled «Rhythm of Art» Eva, Jos
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Three Filipinas in Calgary prove art is ageless, irresistible

  CALGARY, Alberta -- Art is the subject that binds three Filipinas in Calgary who recently mounted an exhibition portraying ageless themes such as virtues, nature, joy and meditation.   Entitled «Rhythm of Art» Eva, Josie and Desiree's paintings wowed the visitors on October 21 at Capitol Hill Community Centre in Calgary.   The three immigrants from the Philippines came together at different points in their lives when the craving for art became inescapable.   Bright future Eva Villanueva has been working as a floral designer in Calgary for over28 years. Back in the Philippines, her involvement in art started in the 1970s. The fi...Keep on reading: Three Filipinas in Calgary prove art is ageless, irresistible

Fil-Canadian ‘brings back’ native martial art to PH

  To most immigrant Filipinos in North America, going home «for good» to the Philippines may not be on top of the agenda. Career, family, culture and political stability are just a few of the considerations one has to make before makin
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Fil-Canadian ‘brings back’ native martial art to PH

  To most immigrant Filipinos in North America, going home «for good» to the Philippines may not be on top of the agenda. Career, family, culture and political stability are just a few of the considerations one has to make before making the big move.Roland Isla, a Filipino Canadian, did make the biggest decision in his life -- moving back to the Philippines. He left his lucrative job as a quantity surveyor to build a life in the country that his parents had left. Eventually, he established the Isla Kali Mandirigma Martial Art School in Manila. "I felt a sense of affinity that made me believe that I belong here not in Canada. Completely irrational (to some). I moved to t...Keep on reading: Fil-Canadian ‘brings back’ native martial art to PH

IN THE KNOW: What is glutathione?

Functioning as an important antioxidant for metabolism and body regulation, glutathione is a molecule composed of three amino acids (glutamin, cysteine and glycine) found in fresh foods or artificial products, such as oral and injectable nutritional supplemen
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IN THE KNOW: What is glutathione?

Functioning as an important antioxidant for metabolism and body regulation, glutathione is a molecule composed of three amino acids (glutamin, cysteine and glycine) found in fresh foods or artificial products, such as oral and injectable nutritional supplements, inhaled drug or skin products. In its latest public advisory, the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) said current scientific evidence is «not strong enough» to establish that glutathione-containing products are efficacious «skin whiteners» when tested on healthy volunteers. While glutathione products are generally recognized as safe, the PDS said various side effects, ranging from mild to severe, have been linked to gl...Keep on reading: IN THE KNOW: What is glutathione?

The Lauterpacht Report Part V

By: Harry Lawrence For reasons that we shall set out, these arguments (by Guatemala) do not establish that Guatemala possesses at the present time any title to any part of
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The Lauterpacht Report Part V

By: Harry Lawrence For reasons that we shall set out, these arguments (by Guatemala) do not establish that Guatemala possesses at the present time any title to any part of

JoyNews’ Justice Baidoo wins at IFPPAR Health Journalism Awards

Joy News journalist Justice Baidoo won TV Story of the Year at the 2018 African Journalists Family Planning Reporting Awards in Kigali, Rwanda. 
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JoyNews’ Justice Baidoo wins at IFPPAR Health Journalism Awards

Joy News journalist Justice Baidoo won TV Story of the Year at the 2018 African Journalists Family Planning Reporting Awards in Kigali, Rwanda. 

Ghana's Phyllis Osei is 2018's UN Female Police Officer

Ghanaian United Nations Police Officer, Supt. Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei, has been adjudged as the 2018 UN Female Police Officer of the Year. 
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Ghana's Phyllis Osei is 2018's UN Female Police Officer

Ghanaian United Nations Police Officer, Supt. Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei, has been adjudged as the 2018 UN Female Police Officer of the Year. 

Asiwa police chief shot by robbers discharged from hospital   

​​​​​​​The police officer who was shot in the neck at Nsuta in the Ashanti region has been discharged from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).
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Asiwa police chief shot by robbers discharged from hospital   

​​​​​​​The police officer who was shot in the neck at Nsuta in the Ashanti region has been discharged from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).

Nyansapo Scholarship Programme equipping parents to manage child learning disabilities

Learning disabilities are neurological disorders that affect the brain’s ability to receive process, analyze and store information.
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Nyansapo Scholarship Programme equipping parents to manage child learning disabilities

Learning disabilities are neurological disorders that affect the brain’s ability to receive process, analyze and store information.

Drunk driver Marco Muzzo denied parole because he underestimated his issues with alcohol

Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a 2015 crash, was denied parole because he “severely” underestimated his issues with alcohol, according to the Parole Board of Canada’s written decision, which also reveal
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Drunk driver Marco Muzzo denied parole because he underestimated his issues with alcohol

Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a 2015 crash, was denied parole because he “severely” underestimated his issues with alcohol, according to the Parole Board of Canada’s written decision, which also reveals his plans to re-integrate into society would have included living with his fiancée and working.

Largest oil spill in N.L. history impossible to clean up: regulatory board

Cleaning up Newfoundland's largest-ever oil spill, which leaked into the ocean last week, is now impossible according to the regulatory board that oversees the province's offshore activities.
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Largest oil spill in N.L. history impossible to clean up: regulatory board

Cleaning up Newfoundland's largest-ever oil spill, which leaked into the ocean last week, is now impossible according to the regulatory board that oversees the province's offshore activities.

Feces thrown after collision involving a cyclist in Victoria: witness

A video circulating the internet showing a cyclist throwing his own feces at the windshield of a car has sparked an investigation by Victoria police.
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Feces thrown after collision involving a cyclist in Victoria: witness

A video circulating the internet showing a cyclist throwing his own feces at the windshield of a car has sparked an investigation by Victoria police.

Appeal Court upholds sentence for Calgary man who tortured roommate

The Alberta Court of Appeal says a trial judge was right to sentence a dangerous offender who tortured and starved his victim to an indefinite period in prison.
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Appeal Court upholds sentence for Calgary man who tortured roommate

The Alberta Court of Appeal says a trial judge was right to sentence a dangerous offender who tortured and starved his victim to an indefinite period in prison.

Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions, focusing on Ontario

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions and is not seeking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's job.
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Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions, focusing on Ontario

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he has no national political ambitions and is not seeking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's job.

Sunny skies expected today

AMMONNEWS - The weather on Tuesday is forecast to be sunny and temperatures will be right around seasonal-average through the day, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief said.Later at night, relatively cold conditions are expected to prevail a
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Sunny skies expected today

AMMONNEWS - The weather on Tuesday is forecast to be sunny and temperatures will be right around seasonal-average through the day, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief said.Later at night, relatively cold conditions are expected to prevail and clouds will made way for clear ski

King patronizes ceremony to mark Prophet's Birthday

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday patronized a ceremony held by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs at the Royal Culture Centre in Amman to mark Prophet Mohammad’s birthday.The event, which was attended by HRH Prince Feisal bin Al Hu
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King patronizes ceremony to mark Prophet's Birthday

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday patronized a ceremony held by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs at the Royal Culture Centre in Amman to mark Prophet Mohammad’s birthday.The event, which was attended by HRH Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein and HRH Prince Hashim bin Al Huss

King receives Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces.
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King receives Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces.

Didn’t instruct IGP to cancel IP Nishantha's transfer: NPC

The National Police Commission (NPC) said yesterday it had not directed the IGP to cancel the transfer of the CID’s Organised Crimes Investigation Unit OIC, IP Nishantha Silva.
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Didn’t instruct IGP to cancel IP Nishantha's transfer: NPC

The National Police Commission (NPC) said yesterday it had not directed the IGP to cancel the transfer of the CID’s Organised Crimes Investigation Unit OIC, IP Nishantha Silva.

Mozambique: Apparent Islamist Insurgency Poses Multiple Threats

[ISS] The apparent Islamist insurgency in Mozambique's northernmost province, Cabo Delgado, had gone quiet - until last Wednesday night's attack in the village of Nagulué in the Macomia district. The village chief was decapitated and mutilated, several villa
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Mozambique: Apparent Islamist Insurgency Poses Multiple Threats

[ISS] The apparent Islamist insurgency in Mozambique's northernmost province, Cabo Delgado, had gone quiet - until last Wednesday night's attack in the village of Nagulué in the Macomia district. The village chief was decapitated and mutilated, several villagers were injured and 18 homes destroyed, according to various sources. It was a brutal reminder that Maputo is far from getting this crisis under control.

East Africa: How Events in Ethiopia Will Influence the Horn of Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Reforms currently sweeping through Ethiopia under the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have implications for the relationship between Ethiopia and its neighbours. Ethiopia is seen as the de facto leading state in the region. But it has
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East Africa: How Events in Ethiopia Will Influence the Horn of Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Reforms currently sweeping through Ethiopia under the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have implications for the relationship between Ethiopia and its neighbours. Ethiopia is seen as the de facto leading state in the region. But it has a history of clashing with neighbouring states.