King meets US House official

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II received at al-Husseiniya Palace on Sunday the Chairwoman of the US House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and her accompanying delegation.During the meeting, whic
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King meets US House official

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II received at al-Husseiniya Palace on Sunday the Chairwoman of the US House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and her accompanying delegation.During the meeting, which was attended by His Royal Highness P

Cabinet discusses Baqura and Ghamr issue

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet held a session on Sunday afternoon to discuss the issue of Baqura and Ghamr after Jordan informed the Israeli Government of its decision not to renew Annexes 1 / B and 1 / C of the peace treaty between the two countries.The Cabinet als
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Cabinet discusses Baqura and Ghamr issue

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet held a session on Sunday afternoon to discuss the issue of Baqura and Ghamr after Jordan informed the Israeli Government of its decision not to renew Annexes 1 / B and 1 / C of the peace treaty between the two countries.The Cabinet also discussed the government efforts ai

PH mostly cloudy with scattered rain on Monday – Pagasa

  Most parts of the country will have cloudy skies and scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms on Monday.   The intertropical convergence zone is affecting Mindanao and Palawan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Servi
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PH mostly cloudy with scattered rain on Monday – Pagasa

  Most parts of the country will have cloudy skies and scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms on Monday.   The intertropical convergence zone is affecting Mindanao and Palawan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   Quezon, the Bicol Region and the rest of Mimaropa are affected by the northeasterly surface windflow.   Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have fair weather but localized thunderstorms are expected.   Pagasa also warned of possible flash floods or landslides from the thunderstorms. /cbb...Keep on reading: PH mostly cloudy with scattered rain on Monday – Pagasa

Some residents still struggling to rebuild one month after Ottawa-area tornadoes

Some victims of last month’s devastating tornadoes in the Ottawa-Gatineau area are still struggling to rebuild their lives.
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Some residents still struggling to rebuild one month after Ottawa-area tornadoes

Some victims of last month’s devastating tornadoes in the Ottawa-Gatineau area are still struggling to rebuild their lives.

Customs chief may just be covering up incompetence, says Lacson

Sen. Panfilo Lacson is more inclined to believe the customs chief is covering up incompetence in his agency than think the official is in collusion with a drug syndicate that allegedly smuggled P6.8 billion worth of «shabu» (crystal meth) into th
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Customs chief may just be covering up incompetence, says Lacson

Sen. Panfilo Lacson is more inclined to believe the customs chief is covering up incompetence in his agency than think the official is in collusion with a drug syndicate that allegedly smuggled P6.8 billion worth of «shabu» (crystal meth) into the country earlier this year. «Unless disproved by damning evidence, I am not prepared to believe that [Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapea] is covering up for the drug syndicate or in cahoots with them,» Lacson, chair of the Senate dangerous drugs committee, said in a statement on Sunday. Information ignored He issued the statement amid worsening allegations of collusion between Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials and drug syndicates smuggli...Keep on reading: Customs chief may just be covering up incompetence, says Lacson

Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

LONDON, United Kingdom --- Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist's possessions: It includes complex scientific papers, on
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Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

LONDON, United Kingdom --- Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist's possessions: It includes complex scientific papers, one of the world's most iconic wheelchairs and a script from «The Simpsons.» The online sale announced Monday by auctioneer Christie's features 22 items from Hawking, including his doctoral thesis on the origins of the universe, some of his many awards, and scientific papers such as «Spectrum of Wormholes» and «Fundamental Breakdown of Physics in Gravitational Collapse.» Thomas Venning, head of Christies' books and manuscripts...Keep on reading: Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

‘Halloween’ scares up big box-office numbers in North America

HOLLYWOOD, United States -- North American moviegoers really like to be scared, and Universal gleefully accommodated them this weekend as its new release «Halloween» registered an impressive $77.5 million in estimated ticket sales, industry tracke
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‘Halloween’ scares up big box-office numbers in North America

HOLLYWOOD, United States -- North American moviegoers really like to be scared, and Universal gleefully accommodated them this weekend as its new release «Halloween» registered an impressive $77.5 million in estimated ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. That strong three-day number gave the film the second-best opening ever for an October, trailing only «Venom,» which earlier this month booked an $80-million opening, according to HollywoodReporter.com. Universal executives could be excused for a bit of gloating -- they produced «Halloween» for a microscopic $10 million. «Halloween» recounts the return of a homicidal masked figure (Nick Castle)...Keep on reading: ‘Halloween’ scares up big box-office numbers in North America

Jay R, Mica Javier engaged

  R&B singer Jay R has proposed to girlfriend Mica Javier after being together for more than five years.   In an Instagram post on Sunday, Jay-R posted a picture of him and Javier with caption «Meet my fianc.»   I
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Jay R, Mica Javier engaged

  R&B singer Jay R has proposed to girlfriend Mica Javier after being together for more than five years.   In an Instagram post on Sunday, Jay-R posted a picture of him and Javier with caption «Meet my fianc.»   It can be seen in the photo that Javier is wearing an engagement ring   https://www.instagram.com/p/BpMyFoIHNMj/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_loading_state_script   In a video posted by Jaya, it could be seen that It's Showtime family such as Billy Crawford, Coleen Garcia, and Karylle, witnessed the proposal.   Jaya wrote: Congratulations @rnbjayr and @mica on your engagement! We are so happy and exc...Keep on reading: Jay R, Mica Javier engaged

Malacañang condemns Negros hacienda massacre

Malacaangcondemned «in the strongest way possible» the killing of nine sugarcane workers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental. «We condemn in the strongest possible terms the reported deaths of sugar workers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental,&
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Malacañang condemns Negros hacienda massacre

Malacaangcondemned «in the strongest way possible» the killing of nine sugarcane workers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental. «We condemn in the strongest possible terms the reported deaths of sugar workers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental,»Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement on Sunday night.   «The Palace is deeply perturbed to learn about the incident and the Philippine National Police (PNP) has already been ordered to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation on this dastardly act,» he added.   Panelo noted that the Office of the President adhered "to the principle that the right to life shall remain unthreatened by proprietary ...Keep on reading: Malacañang condemns Negros hacienda massacre

Less than 33% of waste in cities, towns along Ganga processed

Less than one-third of the municipal solid waste generated in the 97 cities and towns along Ganga is processed, posing a major challenge to clean the river. The urban affairs ministry has proposed to focus on segregating wet and dry waste to deal with the cri
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Less than 33% of waste in cities, towns along Ganga processed

Less than one-third of the municipal solid waste generated in the 97 cities and towns along Ganga is processed, posing a major challenge to clean the river. The urban affairs ministry has proposed to focus on segregating wet and dry waste to deal with the crisis rather than waiting for new waste processing plants to be ready.

Octobre rose : sensibiliser, encore et toujours

Il y a 150 nouveaux cas de cancers du sein par an en Polynésie. L’opération de sensibilisation «octobre rose» est un rendez-vous annuel mondial invitant à se mobiliser contre le cancer du sein : dimanche 21 octobre, une matinée était organi
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Octobre rose : sensibiliser, encore et toujours

Il y a 150 nouveaux cas de cancers du sein par an en Polynésie. L’opération de sensibilisation «octobre rose» est un rendez-vous annuel mondial invitant à se mobiliser contre le cancer du sein : dimanche 21 octobre, une matinée était organisée à l'hôpital du Taaone. 

Wedding tourism: Indian couples selling tickets to their big day

Some couples in India, seeking to cash in, have started selling admission tickets to their weddings to tourists wishing to attend the colorful affair. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Wedding tourism: Indian couples selling tickets to their big day

Some couples in India, seeking to cash in, have started selling admission tickets to their weddings to tourists wishing to attend the colorful affair. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK’s plastics recycling industry accused of widespread fraud & pollution

The Environment Agency (EA) is investigating suspected widespread abuse and fraud within Britain's plastics recycling industry. It will deal with complaints that firms and organized crime are abusing the system. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK’s plastics recycling industry accused of widespread fraud & pollution

The Environment Agency (EA) is investigating suspected widespread abuse and fraud within Britain's plastics recycling industry. It will deal with complaints that firms and organized crime are abusing the system. Read Full Article at RT.com

Canada Post workers might strike at midnight if deal not reached

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) say they're ready to strike just after midnight if a last-minute deal with Canada Post isn't reached by Sunday evening — with four locations across the country selected for rotating strikes.
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Canada Post workers might strike at midnight if deal not reached

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) say they're ready to strike just after midnight if a last-minute deal with Canada Post isn't reached by Sunday evening — with four locations across the country selected for rotating strikes.

Cases of rare, polio-like paralysis targeting kids appear in Canada

Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported a small surge in cases of a mysterious disease in children. More than 60 cases of the polio-like illness have been confirmed in 22 U.S. states in recent weeks. Now, doctors at the Hospital for Sick Chil
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Cases of rare, polio-like paralysis targeting kids appear in Canada

Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported a small surge in cases of a mysterious disease in children. More than 60 cases of the polio-like illness have been confirmed in 22 U.S. states in recent weeks. Now, doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto say they’re seeing cases in Canada.

London, Ont., voters to make history with country's first ranked ballot election

Monday is civic election day in Ontario, and for the first time in Canada, a municipality will use ranked ballots to pick its next mayor and council. Voters can choose up to three candidates in their ward and three candidates for mayor. A candidate needs 50 p
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London, Ont., voters to make history with country's first ranked ballot election

Monday is civic election day in Ontario, and for the first time in Canada, a municipality will use ranked ballots to pick its next mayor and council. Voters can choose up to three candidates in their ward and three candidates for mayor. A candidate needs 50 per cent plus one vote to win.

Conservative leader predicts a 'nasty' election campaign in 2019

Speaking to a room full of supporters at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa on Sunday, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer offered a glimpse of what Canadians can expect from his party's 2019 campaign.
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Conservative leader predicts a 'nasty' election campaign in 2019

Speaking to a room full of supporters at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa on Sunday, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer offered a glimpse of what Canadians can expect from his party's 2019 campaign.

U.S. Tries to Uphold Saudi Alliance

The Trump administration, under pressure to sanction Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is seeking ways to maintain the two countries’ strategic alliance.
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U.S. Tries to Uphold Saudi Alliance

The Trump administration, under pressure to sanction Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is seeking ways to maintain the two countries’ strategic alliance.

Thousands of Hondurans in US-bound migrant caravan head into Mexico

A US-bound caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants who have been condemned as unwelcome by President Donald Trump, began moving into Mexico on Sunday, shadowed by hundreds of Mexican police en route to the border city of Tapachula.
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Thousands of Hondurans in US-bound migrant caravan head into Mexico

A US-bound caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants who have been condemned as unwelcome by President Donald Trump, began moving into Mexico on Sunday, shadowed by hundreds of Mexican police en route to the border city of Tapachula.

Caloocan residential fire affects 30 families

Thirty families were affected when a residential fire broke out in Caloocan City's Dagat-dagatan district early Monday morning, Super Radyo dzBB reported.
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Caloocan residential fire affects 30 families

Thirty families were affected when a residential fire broke out in Caloocan City's Dagat-dagatan district early Monday morning, Super Radyo dzBB reported.

Palace condemns killing of 9 Negros sugar workers

The Palace on Sunday condemned the killing of nine members of the Negros Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) in Sagay City, characterzing the bloodshed as «dastardly» and «extremely cruel.»
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Palace condemns killing of 9 Negros sugar workers

The Palace on Sunday condemned the killing of nine members of the Negros Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) in Sagay City, characterzing the bloodshed as «dastardly» and «extremely cruel.»

In a first, diesel is costlier than petrol in Odisha

For the first time in the country, diesel is being sold in Odisha at a price higher than that of petrol. On Sunday, diesel was being sold at Rs 80.78 per litre while petrol was being dispensed at Rs 80.65 per litre in the state capital. The price of diesel su
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In a first, diesel is costlier than petrol in Odisha

For the first time in the country, diesel is being sold in Odisha at a price higher than that of petrol. On Sunday, diesel was being sold at Rs 80.78 per litre while petrol was being dispensed at Rs 80.65 per litre in the state capital. The price of diesel surpassed that of petrol for the first time here on Saturday.