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PMI releases first Integrated Report on performance, progress towards smoke-free goal

Philip Morris International Inc. published recently its first integrated report, a comprehensive overview of the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance and its progress toward delivering a smoke-free future—including the company’s ambition to switch more than 40 million adult smokers to its smoke-free products by 2025.

Hundreds of Scientists Warn COVID-19 Is Airborne, And WHO Needs to Act

As countries ease their lockdowns, authorities need to recognize the coronavirus can spread through the air far beyond the two meters (six feet) urged in social distancing guidelines, an international group of 239 scientists said Monday. In a comment piece that takes direct aim at the World Health....

Global experts warn of Covid-19 airborne threat

An international group of scientists urge health authorities to recognise the coronavirus can spread through the air far beyond the two meters urged in social distancing guidelines. – EPA pic, July 7, 2020. AS countries ease their lockdowns, authorities need to recognise the coronavirus can spread....

China signs UN arms trade treaty

China's ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun says the Chinese nation’s signing of the UN Arms Trade Treaty demonstrates its ‘resolve and sincerity in maintaining international arms control regime, supporting multilateralism, and forging a community with a shared future for mankind’. – EPA pic, July 7, 2020.

Covid 19 coronavirus: Foreign pupils must leave US if classes go online

International students will be forced to leave the US or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, provide additional pressure....

Covid 19 Coronavirus: Govt flight ban

A Kiwi who tried desperately to book a seat on a flight from the US for his one chance at work in recent months says he has missed the job because of the Government decision to curb international flights. Despite being an essential worker, the 34-year-old Taranaki man was not able to take up a....

New Rules: Foreign Pupils Must Leave US If Classes Go Online

NEW YORK - International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by U.S.

New rules: Foreign pupils must leave US if classes go online

International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, provide....

'Juju' Ruined Black Stars Chances Of Win...

Former Ghana international, Derek Boateng has admitted that black magic ‘juju' hampered their chances of winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) adding it was a practice at the camp of the senior national male football team. Goran Stevenovic, the head coach of Ghana during the 2012 Afcon....

Serbian international Matic extends stay at Manchester United to 2023

LONDON, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Nemanja Matic has signed a new contract with Manchester United to continue his stay at the club until June 2023, announced the Premier League side on Monday. Matic, 31, joined United from London club Chelsea in 2017 and has made 114 appearances for the Reds.

Foreign students face ousting from US under new rules

By Collin Binkley | Associated Press. International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by U.S.

Whitecaps loan Canadian youth international centre back to Atletico Ottawa

OTTAWA — The Vancouver Whitecaps have loaned Canadian youth international Gianfranco Facchineri to expansion Atletico Ottawa of the Canadian Premier League until the end of September. The 18-year-old centre back from Windsor, Ont., joined the Whitecaps academy in August 2018, playing for the....

Comet NEOWISE shines in stunning photos from the International Space Station

Space is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Comet NEOWISE shines in stunning photos from the International Space Station Astronauts caught a stunning natural light show this weekend from a comet that has been dazzling skywatchers on Earth as well.

Franck Ribery’s home burglarized in Italy

The home of Fiorentina winger Franck Ribery was burglarized while he was playing an away match in the Italian league. Ribery played Sunday in a 2-1 victory at Parma while his wife and children were in Munich, where the 37-year-old former France international played for 12 seasons.

University professor in Argentina offers bonus to ‘whoever finds a poor Jew’

A university professor in Argentina told his students that he “will give a bonus to whoever finds a poor Jew.” During an online class on international politics at the 21st Century Business University located in Cordoba, Argentina, Prof. Esteban Lizondo also said that the creation of the State of....

Comet NEOWISE shines in stunning photos from the International Space Station

Space is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Comet NEOWISE shines in stunning photos from the International Space Station Astronauts caught a stunning natural light show this weekend from a comet that has been dazzling skywatchers on Earth as well.

Phil Simmons urges West Indies captain Jason Holder to win Ben Stokes battle

West Indies coach Phil Simmons has challenged Jason Holder to “get on top” in his battle with fellow captain and all-rounder Ben Stokes this week. When Holder’s men line up against Stokes’ England on Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl, the first major international cricket anywhere in the world since March 2, the duo will be firmly in the spotlight.

1:20 Colombian politicians reject Israel's plan against Palestine

They consider that the imminent action of the State of Israel, encouraged by the 'Century Agreement' of US President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner, violates fundamental principles of International Law, including the right to self-determination and the inadmissibility of annexing a territory by force.

International Development Sec says UK will still be aid 'superpower'

The UK will continue to be a development "superpower" once the Foreign Office takes over responsibility for aid, has insisted. Mrs Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed , defended Boris Johnson's plan to merge the Department for International Development (DfID), which she oversees, with the Foreign....

Cuban President to attend ILO World Summit on Covid-19

Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel will participate at the World Leaders' Day of the International Labor Organization Summit, dedicated to Covid-19 and the world of labor, the island's Foreign Ministry reported today. The meeting, which will take place on-line, will be....

PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev Attends Opening of IUPAC Summer School on Green Chemistry

MOSCOW July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrey Guryev, the CEO of PhosAgro and President of the Russian Fertilizer Producers Association, today attended the opening ceremony of the Summer School on Green Chemistry hosted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

Women’s football star Anouk Hoogendijk to discuss gender...

Doha: The former Ajax player won more than 100 international caps for the Netherlands and represented her country at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Hoogendijk, who won the FA Women’s Cup with Arsenal, will discuss gender equality a core Generation Amazing value along with other topics related to....

Ghani Seeks Regional Support for Peace

President Ashraf Ghani on Monday afternoon spoke at the opening of an international meeting on “strengthening regional consensus for peace," stressing the need for the support of neighboring and regional countries to participate in the reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

FARAKHABAR: Kabul Hosts Meeting on Peace

Kabul on Monday hosted a meeting of 19 representatives from nations as well as international organizations to discuss peace and to build consensus on the reconciliation process in the country. In this program, host Waheed Ahmadi discusses the topic with the following panelists: Abdul Qayum Sajjadi, an MP.

Eng vs WI | ‘Means a hell of a lot to us’, says coach Simmons

International cricket is set to return after a pandemic-enforced break of almost four months, with England hosting West Indies in a bio-secure environment for a three-Test series starting Wednesday. In addition to the usual pre-match matters such as team combination and opposition assessment, West Indies has plenty to ponder.

Chess all set to return to normal world

Big time chess will soon be back over the board. On July 18, to be precise — when the Biel International Chess Festival kicks off in Switzerland. It is one of the major events on the chess circuit — with a history of more than half-a-century — and the previous winners include Magnus Carlsen,....

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Dennis Mattinson’s Wednesday Weather Report

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes. WED JUL 08 2020. Due to an ongoing shortwave pattern to our north, today will be the coolest of the week, if you wa...

Storm 5 Alert: Strong storms with threat of damaging wind, flooding on Tuesday afternoon

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Stay weather aware on Tuesday as strong storms with the threat of damaging wind are possible. A Storm 5 Alert is in effect from 11 a.m...

Clay Co. Ham Radio Club conducts Relay League Field Day

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The Clay County Amateur Radio Club had it's annual Relay League Field Day today. Using solar panels and alternate power sources, t...

Dennis Mattinson’s Thursday Weather

THU JUN 25 2020 WEATHER DISCUSSION: Not truly exceptional for this time of year, but our heat wave is still living up to the first week of Summer. The ridge res...

Radio Free Trump Decapitating America’s state-funded media

I N COMMUNIST times, recalls Stoyana Georgieva, editor-in-chief of the Bulgarian news website mediapool.bg, her grandfather would listen in secret to the Americ...

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After Hong Kong, now China provokes Vietnam

Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 (ANI): A Chinese Coast Guard ship has once again shown up at Vanguard Bank in the South China Sea, a known flashpoint between Viet...

After Hong Kong, now China provokes Vietnam

Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 (ANI): A Chinese Coast Guard ship has once again shown up at Vanguard Bank in the South China Sea, a known flashpoint between Viet...

After Hong Kong, now China provokes Vietnam

Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 (ANI): A Chinese Coast Guard ship has once again shown up at Vanguard Bank in the South China Sea, a known flashpoint between Viet...

After Hong Kong, now China provokes Vietnam

Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 (ANI): A Chinese Coast Guard ship has once again shown up at Vanguard Bank in the South China Sea, a known flashpoint between Viet...

California music instructor who gave semen-tainted flutes to students sentenced to 18 years in prison

An international music program founder who distributed semen-tainted flutes to five elementary school girls in Orange and Los Angeles counties in 2017 was sente...

How Prince Charles ‘agreed’ with Meghan and Harry on confronting Commonwealth’s past

In November 2018, Charles spoke at the invitation of the President of Ghana during an international conference. The Telegraph noted at the time that he would be...

Some Flights To UAE Likely "Very Soon" For Indians With Permits: Envoy

New Delhi: Some flights are likely to be operated from India to the UAE "very soon" for Indians having valid residency or work permit for the UAE, its Ambassado...

Turkish verdict paving way for Hagia Sophia mosque expected Friday

A Turkish court is likely to announce on Friday that the 1934 conversion of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful, paving the way for its restorati...

International Energy Agency must prove its credibility on climate

* Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Global body has to put the 1.5C global warming limit ...

Symmetry, Vol. 12, Pages 376: A 3D Mask Presentation Attack Detection Method Based on Polarization Medium Wave Infrared Imaging

Facial recognition systems are often spoofed by presentation attack instruments (PAI), especially by the use of three-dimensional (3D) face masks. However, nonu...

Sensors, Vol. 20, Pages 900: DMD Mask Construction to Suppress Blocky Structural Artifacts for Medium Wave Infrared Focal Plane Array-Based Compressive Imaging

With medium wave infrared (MWIR) focal plane array-based (FPA) compressive imaging (CI), high-resolution images can be obtained with a low-resolution MWIR senso...

AIR battles 5-hr ‘blackout’ hitch as Prasar Bharti eyes digital switch

Avid radio listeners in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have reported what they call, a “curious disturbance” during the transmission from Lucknow centre of All Ind...

BBC to close Whitehaven medium wave transmitter which broadcasts Radio Cumbria

RADIO: A medium wave transmitter which broadcasts BBC Radio Cumbria in and around Whitehaven will be switched off later this year Picture: Google Maps. A MEDIU...

Trump says he 'hopes it's true' that he was chosen by God to be president

Donald Trump has responded to claims that he was chosen by God to be the President of the United States. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network...

If annexation doesn't happen in July, it won't happen at all, Israeli settler leaders fear

In recent weeks, settlers have attempted to apply pressure on the president through Christian evangelicals in the United States, including John Hagee , the Prot...

Settlement leader lobbies Evangelicals for help on sovereignty

A senior settlement leader is reaching out to Evangelical Christians in the US, urging them to lobby the White House to back an expanded version of the sovereig...

Trump makes shocking claim about being sent by GOD to be US President

Trump made the absurd remarks in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network. In the interview, he was asked whether he agrees with Sarah Sanders, Mike...

Trump says people tell him ‘God put him here to be president’ during interview with Christian broadcaster

Donald Trump has revealed people close to him believe God put him in the Oval Office. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump was asked i...

Catholic Church agrees with Bishops’ call to withdraw Bill 10

Caritas Zambia stands with Bishops in calling for withdrawal of Bill No.10, according to Vatican radio. Caritas Zambia has supported the Zambia Conference of Ca...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

Prayerwaves: Spirit FM's losses reduced by charitable donations

The company behind Christian radio station Spirit FM last year recorded a modest loss of €12,437 - but only after receiving charitable donations totalling €405,...

Men who pushed hydroxychloroquine could cure COVID-19 celebrate after Trump said he was taking it

Throughout Marcht, Rigano made a series of Fox News and conservative and Christian radio appearances to tout the idea that hydroxychloroquine 'cures' the corona...

South African Christian TV host Loyiso Bala's 'Israel Unveiled'

'Israel Unveiled': South African Christian TV host Loyiso Bala in Israel. South African Christian TV host Loyiso Bala speaks with i24NEWS about his new series ...

Christian Songstress Gretchen Keskeys Strikes a Chord with Patriotic Video for 'God Will See Us Through’

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, July 2, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- In the midst of a global pandemic and civil unrest, a patriotic music video for the song "God Will See ...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

Israel closes Christian television channel in rare move

The Hebrew-speaking "Shelanu" channel, which began airing in late April on GOD TV as part of a seven-year deal, will stop broadcasting this week, according to a...

Photos Best DAB radio for 2020: Get your daily digital radio fix Pocket-lint

Don't tell Spotify, but radio is far from dead. Even though people are flocking to streaming music and podcast platforms in their multitudes, millions of people...

Irish-only radio station EIREWAVE has recorded a rapid rise in the number of listeners tuning in to its exclusively domestic content.

Eirewave (formerly URadio) was established in 2012, and has recorded a rapid rise in the number of listeners. The station promises “Today's best Irish Music” by...

Jamaican on Classic FM List of 11 Black Opera Singers you Should Know

by Delano George Bell Classic FM digital radio has released its list of black opera singers that everyone should know. The list encompasses artists of the past ...

Adam Singer

Adam is currently the Chairman of Digital Radio UK, and sits on the board of Bletchley Park and The Sixteen (one of the UK’s leading choral groups). Adam has wo...

Land Mobile Radio System Market Size, Share, Future Trends, Countless Growth Opportunities, Business Insights and Forecast 2023

Overview: The global land mobile radio system market is anticipated to rise to a valuation of USD 11,099.99 million by 2023, at a 10.69% CAGR during the forecas...

MadHive announces $50M deal with SADA to expand its Google Cloud deployment

Digital TV advertising firm MadHive Inc. announced a five-year deal worth $50 million today with Google Cloud consultancy firm SADA Systems Inc. to expand its u...

1 vision, 3 countries: Turkey, Pakistan, Malaysia

At the last U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York in 2019, the leaders of Turkey, Pakistan and Malaysia agreed to launch a joint television channel t...

Digital killed the analog star: Minister calls for TV transformation

The government is calling for private television broadcasters to comply with a national plan to convert analog television to digital television, also known as t...

Pay TV Services Market 2020 Industry Growth Analysis, Segmentation, Size, Share, Trend, Future Demand And Leading Players Updates By Forecast To 2025

. The Latest Research Report on “Pay TV Services Market size | Industry Segment by Applications, by Type, Regional Outlook, Market Demand, Latest Trends, Pay T...

Zuku internet connection prices

Zuku Kenya internet packages and connection prices. Zuku is one of the best companies in Kenya that provides both Internet connection and digital TV. Zuku uses...

Trying to watch Netflix in your RV? Streaming on the road can be tricky — and expensive

A reader's dilemma leads the tech adviser to some interesting discoveries. This week, a reader writes, “I could scream! We are full time RVers. We have a Dish ...

North America Sensor Market Reports Higher Revenue in the Last Five Years

Market’s Top Drivers & Challenges. As it is known that IoT is quite smart and intelligent in nature and has superior aptitudes of sensing the environment and ta...

North America Sensor Market Reports Higher Revenue in the Last Five Years

Market’s Top Drivers & Challenges. As it is known that IoT is quite smart and intelligent in nature and has superior aptitudes of sensing the environment and ta...

QNS wins Phase II SBIR contract from USAF

US-based cybersecurity company Q-Net Security (QNS) has secured a project from the US Air Force (USAF) as part of a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research ...

Samsung announces 'Made in India' Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium edition

on Thursday expanded its wearables line-up with the launch of the Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium edition. The smartwatch with LTE network support is South Ko...

10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of July 9, 2020

July 9, 2020; © Copyright 2018 Thai Public Broadcasting Service All rights reserved.

Health minister hosts party same day as latest virus steps announced

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein hosted a birthday bash for his wife, attended by dozens of guests just hours before coronavirus restrictions on social gatherings...

Report: Health minister hosts event before announcing prohibition on gatherings

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein hosted a celebration for his wife's birthday in the presence of dozens of participants shortly before he announced a prohibition ...

59 Episodes of the Historic Public Affairs Series “Black Journal” Now Available Online via the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

From AAPB: A collection of episodes from Black Journal, the first nationally televised public affairs program produced for, about, and by Black Americans has be...

St. Louis name change? Not happening, governor tells Trump

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Despite some calls to change the name of St. Louis, Missouri's governor has told President Donald Trump that it's not going to happen. St. Loui...

What historians will see when they look back on 2020's coronavirus pandemic

Universities, archives and historical societies, ranging from the Smithsonian Natural Museum of American History to a tiny college radio station in Pennsylvania...

Abandon land for a less-taxing life

Suffolk fishermen will be familiar with the Principality of Sealand, a self-proclaimed micro-nation about eight miles off the coast on a disused Second World Wa...

Abandon land for a less-taxing life

Suffolk fishermen will be familiar with the Principality of Sealand, a self-proclaimed micro-nation about eight miles off the coast on a disused Second World Wa...

Tomatoes and Watermelons

From Naewna, May 27, 2017 Title: Fate of Thailand…!! Man on left: Turbulent city bombing. Koo Tee. [Early suspicion about the bombing at the military-run hospit...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...