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H&M’s new diversity chief designs a more inclusive future

NEW YORK H&M is set to kick off a series of workshops and training this fall for thousands of its employees at its more than 500 North American stores aimed at addressing unconscious bias. The moves are the first of their kind for the fast-fashion chain and come after it faced international backlash....

Chawrasia finishes 53rd in Munich

Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia shot one-over 73 and Gaganjeet Bhullar carded two-over 74 as they finished Tied-53rd and Tied-62nd respectively in the International Open here Sunday. Chawrasia had three birdies on front nine, but he also gave away a double bogey on third and two other bogeys on back nine.

Serotonin Could Be Behind Fibromyalgia-linked Condition Once Considered Imaginary

An international team spearheaded by researchers at McGill University has discovered a biological mechanism that could explain heightened somatic awareness, a condition where patients experience physical discomforts for which there is no physiological explanation.

Marina to open applications for Sangley airport ferry service

MANILA -- The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is set to open applications for the operations of the ferry service going to the Sangley airport in Cavite province in line with the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) initiative to transfer general aviation flights out of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Motorcyclist dies after ramming into tree in Labuan

LABUAN: A 31–year–old motorcyclist was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and rammed into a tree at Jalan Tanjung Purun near the Labuan International Lawn Bowl Arena here at about 4am on Saturday. Muhamad Afiq Mohamad was on his way back to the Membedai Air Force Base Camp when the accident occurred.

India, Pakistan and China increasing nuclear arsenals size

At the start of 2019, the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea had a total of some 13,865 nuclear weapons, according to a new report by the Stockholm-based International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Malaysians should be country’s tourism ambassadors: DPM

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians should be the country’s tourism ambassadors and to work together to realise the mission of Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) by promoting the country to the international community, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix).

More sexual assault allegations surface at CJIA Sexual assault forced me out of a job — former airport employee

A former female staffer of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has come forward with disturbing details of sexual assault and victimisation, which she allegedly endured at the hands of another top official of the airport. The incident, which dates back to 2012, is being highlighted one....

Yoga plays an important role in maintaining fitness

Members of the public at the International Day of Yoga and Vegetarian Food Festival. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA. YOGA maybe Fiji’s answer to addressing the high number of Non-Communicable Disease deaths currently experienced in the country. Officiating at the International Day of Yoga and Vegetarian....

Huawei files lawsuit over seized equipment

A Huawei company logo is seen at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS. WASHINGTON: Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department, challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to....

AP Top International News at 1:36 a.m. EDT Source: AP

AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week. North Korea says Kim receives 'excellent' letter from Trump. Amid tough talk, Trump says he could be Iran's 'best friend' Turkey opposition seeks to repeat win in Istanbul redo vote. Turkey: Key facts in Istanbul's rerun election.

Regime strikes kill three children among 5 civilians in Syria

RAMALLAH: It has become common in recent months for media reports to say US President Donald Trump calls his proposed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan the “deal of the century,” a phrase seen as indicative of Trump’s real estate style of diplomacy. Major international media, including AFP, have said....

Edinburgh International Festival

Founded in 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival is an annual festival held in celebration of the arts. From somewhat humble beginnings over fifty years ago, it is now seen as one of the most significant celebrations of the arts in the world. Though the Edinburgh International Festival has....

Usha International toying with franchisee model

Kolkata: Usha International, a diversified consumer durables company-- has decided to focus aggressively on the organised retail front, a top company official said. Traditional distribution account for close to 90 per cent of Usha's revenue but now the company has drawn a strategy to increase organised retail's share rapidly.

Times, NPC win NBL titles

Kathmandu, June 22. Times International College and Nepal Police Club won the titles of the Kwiks Nepal Basketball League here at the NSC covered hall today. Times defeated Tribhuvan Army Club 88-72 in the final riding on 33 points from Praneet Udumalagala and 27 from skipper Sadish Pradhan, who had seven threepointers in match.

Yoga fest in Palestine draws huge response from Palestinian youth

On Saturday, the historic Umayyad Palace of Hisham in the Jericho city witnessed a huge draw of yoga enthusiasts from almost every township in the West Bank (Source: Twitter/@ROIRamallah) Hundreds of Palestinian youth turned out at a massive yoga fest held here to mark the fifth International Yoga Day celebrations.

India rejects US report on religious freedom, says proud of its secular credentials

Muslim women carrying their children dressed up as Lord Krishna and Radha on the eve of Krishna Janmashtami festival in Chennai. (Photo: PTI/File) Rejecting the latest US State Department report on international religious freedom that outlined alleged incidents of religious tension in India, the....

'No Locus Standi of Foreign Entity', MEA Reacts to US Report on Religious Freedom, Attack on Minorities

New Delhi : After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejected US state department’s 2018 International Religious Freedom Report , the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has reacted to the report saying that a foreign entity has no locus standi to pronounce on the state of our citizens’ constitutionally protected rights.

Global Directional Drilling Service Market Outlook 2019 – Scientific Drilling International, GE Oil & Gas, Halliburton

The global market report offers a summary of a substantial number of statistics in the Directional Drilling Service market. Data collected in the report highlights the current market trends. Also, it provides the users with the detailed statistics of the global Directional Drilling Service market,....

Indian Women’s Team Claims First International Rugby 15s Victory

The Indian women's rugby team claimed a historic first-ever international Rugby 15s victory with a 21-19 win over Singapore to finish third in the Asia Women's - Division 1 Rugby XVs Championship, Manila on Saturday, 22 June. The tournament was one of the qualifying rounds for the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup to be held in New Zealand.

‘It’s pitch black!’: Air Canada passenger says she was abandoned inside locked plane.

A woman from St. Thomas, Ont. says she woke up inside an Air Canada flight that was left parked for the night at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Tiffani Louise O’Brien said she was on Air Canada Flight 1799, leaving Quebec City for Toronto on June 9, when she fell asleep and woke up inside the aircraft in complete darkness.

UAE Press: Iran actions can drag region into disastrous war

ABU DHABI, 23rd June, 2019 (WAM) -- Iran’s policies are impacting international maritime trade, a key pillar of the world economy, according to a UAE newspaper. "Iran’s irresponsible moves have the potential to draw the region into a conflict whose ramifications are too severe to contemplate," the Gulf News wrote in its today's editorial.

Union Minister U Kyaw Tin attends ASEAN FMs’ Meeting, 19th APSC Meeting, 23rd ACC Meeting in Bangkok

UNION Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin, who has already arrived in Bangkok, attended the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting ( AMM ) at the Grand Hall of the Athenee Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, at 9 a.m. local time yesterday. At the meeting, Union Minister U Kyaw Tin exchanged views on....

Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 2404: Experimental Study of the Summation of Flicker Caused by Wind Turbines

Abstract Integration of wind energy into the grid faces a great challenge regarding power quality. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61400-21 standard defines the electrical characteristics that need to be assessed in a Wind Turbine (WT), as well as the procedure to measure the disturbances produced by the WT.

Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 2405: A Research on the Factors Influencing Carbon Emission of Transportation Industry in “the Belt and Road Initiative” Countries Based on Panel Data

Abstract Carbon emissions in countries in the “Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)” account for more than half of the world’s total volume. According to the international energy agency report, the world transportation industry carbon emissions in 2015 came second on the list for the proportion of global....

Mob attacks by extremist Hindu groups against minorities continued in India: Report

Mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against the minority communities, particularly Muslims, continued in India in 2018, amid rumours that victims had traded or killed cows for beef, an official US report said Friday. The State Department in its annual 2018 International Religious Freedom....

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

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US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...

Loud and clear: AIR Jeypore gets boost with high-tech transmitter

KORAPUT: To reach remote areas and ensure that people listen to radio more clearly without any interruption, a newly installed 100KW digital-ready high-power me...

Face To Face With The Congo (2)

The signature tune of the very interesting programme Radio Ghana compiled and sent, with greetings to our soldiers in the Congo by their families and friends (t...

Christian broadcasting studio attacked by arson on Shabbat morning

Police have confirmed that an arson attack occurred over the weekend at Daystar’s Jerusalem studio. “We have opened an investigation,” Israel Police Spokesperso...

Todd Starnes: Democrats poised to destroy religious liberty (yes, you read that correctly)

If Democrats get their way, religious hospitals would be forced to perform abortions, Christian churches would be forced to host events that are contrary to the...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama's near-total abortion ban has 'gone too far' Source: WFTV

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson said Alabama has "gone too far" by passing a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony in...

Right-wing Christian Radio Host Launches Homophobic Rant Against Buttigieg

Right-wing Christian radio host Bryan Fischer launched into a homophobic rant against 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to ru...

Former lesbian explains why she left same-sex relationship after going back to church

Sarah Sedgwick (The Christian Institute) A woman who had a lesbian partner has opened up about why she ended the relationship after coming back to church four y...

Longtime NYC Radio Station WPLJ Set to Go Off the Air

After nearly 50 years, legendary radio station WPLJ is signing off the air for good. Come the end of May, the station will be off the airwaves after it was purc...

WBVN celebrates 29 years of broadcasting

MARION (WSIL) -- WBVN radio is celebrating nearly three decades in the community. WBVN is a non-profit contemporary Christian radio station based in Marion. 104...

Pa. State Rep: ‘I prayed as I always did’

HARRISBURG — The Republican state representative whose prayer on the House floor earlier this week caused a controversy said on a Christian radio program Thursd...

Praise TV Is Best African Gospel Station Of T...

Praise TV, Ghana’s premier Christian channel has been adjudged the best gospel television station in Africa. This was at the Africa Gospel Music Festival (AGAFE...

Donald Trump Cannot Be Removed Because He Is ‘God’s Choice,’ Claims Pastor

A right-wing pastor has told an evangelical Christian TV show he interceded on behalf of Donald Trump to get him elected president—and that those fighting to ge...

Christian TV network’s Jerusalem studio firebombed: 'You can't silence...the Gospel'

An arsonist set fire to Daystar Television Network's studio at Mount Zion around 2:30 a.m. Saturday before escaping by rope and running away, according to secur...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Cricket World Cup 2019 TV channel, radio coverage, start times and fixtures

The Cricket World Cup captains line up with the Queen (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) The 2019 Cricket World Cup has arrived and the 10 best teams on the planet wil...

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement

The Victorian government wants to encourage the innovative use of technology to improve service delivery and business processes, allocating AU$52.9 million in t...

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement

The Victorian government wants to encourage the innovative use of technology to improve service delivery and business processes, allocating AU$52.9 million in t...

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You can listen to Pirate FM on 102.2 FM or 102.8 FM. Don't forget to save us as a preset in your car. Yes, Pirate FM and Pirate 80s are on DAB too. Just have a...

Detroit celebration: Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, White Stripes, and more come to Brighton

The American city has spawned some of the world’s finest musicians, from Stevie Wonder to Aretha Franklin, The Temptations to The White Stripes and many more. F...

PROMOTED: Plus TV Africa to broadcast on StarTimes across Africa

Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes dish platform. The pay-tv company announced at the weekend, barely ...

Seven suspects indicted for illegally providing TV content

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) Seven people who were part of a group that was providing set-top box service were indicted Wednesday for illegally transmitting audio-visua...

Love Island 2019 contestant line up

Love Island 2019 contest fever went over the roof as ITV 2 announced the full line up of contestants. Twelve sexy singletons entered the competition and are now...

ABS-CBN TVplus Go brings digital entertainment to commuters

MANILA -- ABS-CBN said Monday it launched a version of its TVplus digital TV service for mobile devices, promising to make the daily commute more entertaining. ...

Waiting for the tram to start

Jeh Tim TV pool keeps blaming NBTC despite of the shortcomings of her own men and women to run Thai TV and Loca TV – to be fair, those NBTC who are dealing with...

Laird Connectivity's Multi-Wireless Modem Combines Low-Power Cellular LTE and Bluetooth 5

Laird Connectivity has announced a new multi-wireless modem that combines the benefits of low-power cellular LTE connectivity and Bluetooth 5 technology into on...

Wind River : Joins O-RAN Alliance to Support Growth of Open Source Innovation for 5G Networks

, a leader in delivering IoT software for critical infrastructure, today announced that it has joined the O-RAN Alliance in an effort to further advance 5G netw...

China grants commercial licences to 4 telecom companies to launch 5G services amid tensions with US

Thursday granted commercial licences to four state-owned telecom giants to start rolling out 5G services, signalling Beijing's determination to be the global le...

Amid technology tensions with US, China gives green light for local 5G rollout

China on Thursday gave its major state-owned companies the green light to start rolling out 5G services in its efforts to move ahead in the global race for sett...

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tensions with US

China on Thursday gave its major state-owned companies the green light to start rolling out 5G services in its efforts to move ahead in the global race for sett...

Trump administration to close 2 NW Forest Service job centers, one in Yakima

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration has announced it will close two U.S. Forest Service job training centers in Oregon and Washington. Oregon Public Bro...

Injured Kiryat Gat worker was working on safety repairs

. The safety officer at the Kiryat Gat construction site, where a 25-year-old worker was seriously injured in a fall this morning, has told the Israel Public B...

Treasury: Knesset dispersion bill would cost NIS 475 million

. The Budget Division of the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday that the Knesset dispersion bill would cost "at least 475 million shekels, according to the Is...

Anonymous anti-Liberman message for Russians

An anonymous message against Chairman Avigdor Liberman of the Yisrael Beytenu Party was posted Tuesday on social media, according to the Israel Public Broadcast...

Liberman will only sit in a Netanyahu government

. Chairman Avigdor Liberman of the Yisrael Beytenu Party told the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation , Tuesday morning, "Even if the law to dissolve the Kn...

DePauw University celebrates WGRE's 70th birthday

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WISH) -- WGRE on DePauw University's campus is the oldest college radio station in the country. "There's not many of us left and so the fact ...

Trent Reznor’s love letter to The Cure: Read his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction speech

Reznor counts The Cure and singer Robert Smith among his greatest influences for Nine Inch Nails, which formed in Cleveland in the late ‘80s. During his inducti...

KBGA Radiothon stages annual fundraiser

College radio station KBGA is putting on its annual fundraiser with a heap of events scheduled for the week of Feb. 24-March 2. The Radiothon features several ...

Albert jumps ship after 40 years aiding Radio Caroline pirates

A PIRATE radio stalwart has jumped ship after more than 40 years of helping to keep Radio Caroline on the airwaves. Albert Hood, 80, from Windsor Avenue, Clacto...

'I've never really done a proper day's work in my life'

Set up on May 31, 1979, Radio 2 was set up to compete with youth-oriented stations such as Radio Luxembourg, as well as pirate radio stations. RTE's best-known ...

Remarkable photos show life behind the scenes at Radio Caroline

In Europe, Denmark had the first known radio station in the world to broadcast commercial radio from a vessel in international waters without permission from th...

Why Tony Blackburn is positive podcasts won’t kill the radio star

“Have you seen The Boat That Rocked ?” replies Tony Blackburn when I ask him about the pirate radio ships, which broadcast pop and rock music from international...

Tokyo Community Radio: The spirit of pirate radio is reignited in Japan

From The Electrifying Mojo in Detroit, who played a crucial role in the development of what would become the city’s eponymous techno sound, to Slimzee mapping o...