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Morgan has ‘no regrets’ as England go in search of World Cup glory

LONDON, May 22, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready for a tilt at the World Cup. One-day cricket has long been the poor relation of the international game in England in terms of status.

Pacific FC hopes to find way out of big hole

Quoting more recent history, pundits are saying Island-based Pacific FC needs to pull off a Liverpool tonight in Calgary. But for Michael Silberbauer, it’s more like a Utrecht. The former Danish international, when playing for the Dutch club side, fell behind 2-0 to Celtic at Parkhead before....

UN envoy: ISIS revival in Iraq must be prevented

The UN envoy for Iraq called Tuesday for “wide-based international support” to prevent ISIS extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert also told the Security Council that if the issue of thousands of returning ISIS fighters and their families from Syria to Iraq....

Sonardyne Acquires EIVA

Sonardyne International, subsea technology and systems provider, has acquired maritime software and equipment specialist EIVA A/S. The provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology said in a press release that EIVA will join the Sonardyne group of companies while remaining an independent business and brand.

Despite Brexit, Scotland is taking steps to remain true friend of EU – Richard Lochhead

Scotland’s firm commitment to internationalism and cultural and intellectual exchange is demonstrated by proportionally more Scottish students going on the Erasmus exchange than from any other country in the UK, writes Scottish Government Minister Richard Lochhead. We can forget sometimes just how high Scotland’s international reputation can be.

Man in Western Morocco Sets Fire to Cats Shelter, Kills at Least 25 Cats

Rabat – International NGO for animal protection “Comme Chat et Chien” (“Like Cat and Dog”) has filed a complaint against a man who intentionally burned and killed at least 25 cats in Safi , a port city in western Morocco on the Atlantic ocean. Several other were injured.

Miami International Airport’s TSA uses 3D CT scanner to detect explosives

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami International Airport’s Transportation Security Administration unveiled a new 3D scanner at a security checkpoint lane. The 3D computer tomography scanner was put to use on Tuesday morning to detect explosives as well as other prohibited items in carry-on bags.

Oman volunteers plan Africa trip to help orphans

Muscat: A group of volunteers from Oman are planning to travel to Africa to help orphans during the Holy Month of Ramadan. International Volunteers Oman, an organisation which attempts to help needy and impoverished communities in East Africa and other areas will teach these orphans to grow crops....

More flights to India’s Kannur

Muscat: Indian Budget carrier GoAir will operate daily flights from Muscat International Airport to Kannur International Airport from May 30, 2019. Currently, the airline operates three flights a week to Kannur. Air India Express also operates three flights a week to the northern part of Kerala from Muscat.

Secretary-General, Addressing Dialogue Series, Praises African Countries’ Long Record of ‘Keeping Borders, Hearts Open’ to Refugees

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the African Dialogue Series, in New York today: Welcome to the Africa Dialogue Series. As we look to build and bolster multilateralism, we need strong coalitions across international and regional organizations, the private sector, civil society, academia, the media and more.

Scientists identify red color pigments in ancient fossil for the first time

An international team of researchers led by the University of Manchester has conducted a groundbreaking study which reveals fossilized color pigments in a long extinct mouse species. The researchers applied X-ray imaging to three-million-year-old fossils in an effort to identify the key pigments in the ancient animals .

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Cricket: Ireland v Afghanistan score Belfast, May 21, 2019 (AFP) - Result from the second one-day international between Ireland and Afghanistan on Tuesday: At Belfast Afghanistan 305-7, 50 overs (Shahzad 101, Shah 62, Zadran 60no) v Ireland 179, 41.2 overs (Stirling 50, Naib 6-43) Afghanistan won by....

The Times Ireland to cease print edition

The Times Ireland edition is to cease producing a print edition, RTÉ News understands. In a statement, the company said a consultation process had begun with staff at the newspaper and that the company was proposing a return to the International edition in print, but that no final decision had been made.

Randy’s Donuts coming to Bay Area and you can be part of it

A Swissair plane flies past Randy’s Donuts which is an iconic landmark in the city of Inglewood, as it makes its descent into Los Angeles International Airport, California on January 24, 2016. The recent announcement that the St. Louis Rams football team will relocate to a new stadium in Inglewood....

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Summary: While learning a second language has positive benefits for children, there is little evidence that bilingual children have more advanced executive function or improved attention over those who are monolingual. Source: Florida International University.

England call up Archer as Willey and Denly miss out

Jofra Archer’s late bid for a Cricket World Cup place was yesterday rewarded when the Sussex fast bowler was named in hosts England’s 15-man squad for the tournament. Barbados-born Archer only became qualified for England in March and has played just three one-day internationals.

Passenger volume on cross-strait ferry to rise 19 percent

The number of travelers between the Port of Taipei and Pingtan in China’s Fujian Province is expected to increase by about 19 percent to reach 110,000 this year, Taiwan International Ports Corp’s Keelung branch said yesterday. Increases in demand and supply of passenger transport services, as well....

Terminal project bidding awaiting review of budget

Bidding for the second phase of construction at the Port of Kaohsiung’s Cargo Terminal No. 7 is scheduled to begin in the second half of this year after the Public Construction Commission reviews its budget, Taiwan International Ports Corp (TIPC) said yesterday.

Canada takes in Chinese asylum seeker

Chinese asylum seeker Yan Kefen (顏克芬), who had been stuck in limbo at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for more than seven months, on Sunday arrived in Canada, Radio Free Asia said on Facebook yesterday. Using his People’s Republic of China passport, Yan on Saturday night departed from the....

Software programming languages: which is best for your next project?

Software development continues to be a major source of revenue and growth for businesses of all sizes. The international market for software is currently worth more than $7.5 billionand is predicted to continue to grow well into the future. The most popular language used today is JavaScripta highly flexible language used to build most webpages.

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport

MANILA, Philippines - A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecified reasons.

German Holocaust archive puts over 13 million documents online

Gary Mokotoff, a Jewish genealogist from New Jersey, takes a look at name registers at the International Tracing Service in Bad Arolsen, central Germany, May 8, 200. (Michael Probst/AP) BERLIN — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi....

House Speakership: Group Drums Support for Hon Nwajiuba

A group operating under the auspices of Noah”S Ark International Peace Project has expressed its unalloyed support for Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the House of Rep-elect member representing-Okinawa South (Ehime, Mbano/Ihitte, Uboma/Obowo) in the federal constituency seat of Imo State as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Azerbaijani delegation takes part in ‘Army International Games – 2019’ conference

By Trend The delegation led by Chief of the Department of the Main Department of Combat Training and Military Education of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense, Major General Anvar Efendiyev took part in another international conference of the Army International Games 2019 held in Moscow, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport

Purchase: Order Reprint MANILA, Philippines — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecified reasons.

3 new flights launched from Kyiv — to Oslo, Athens, Thessaloniki

Two international airlines — Scandinavian Airlines and low-cost Wizz Air — have launched new direct flights from Ukraine to Norway and Greece, the companies announced on May 21. Scandinavian Airlines will start flying from Kyiv to Oslo , the capital of Norway, three times a week beginning October 26.

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'We should get the hell out of here': Ex-diplomat recalls mission to rescue students in Chornobyl disaster

In the spring of 1986, Hector Cowan, a 38-year-old diplomat at the Canadian embassy in Moscow, got a first clue about the Chornobyl nuclear accident while at th...

Building checked in threat response

Police in Northwest Arkansas responded to a bomb threat against a federal building Tuesday after a person heard the apparent threat while listening to his short...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 1130: Satellite-based Cloudiness and Solar Energy Potential in Texas and Surrounding Regions

Abstract Global horizontal irradiance (i.e., shortwave downward solar radiation received by a horizontal surface on the ground) is an important geophysical vari...

Listen to Dateline Pacific for 10 May 2019

Efforts to refloat a stricken ship in Solomon Islands finally get underway; British MPs debate West Papua; Hopes a new Australian broadcasting boss will restore...

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From cardboard factory to the kantei ? Yoshihide Suga gets PR makeover as rumors of PM bid soar

A photo of Suga relishing a snack of pancakes — a favorite of his — recently re-emerged online after his announcement of Japan’s new imperial era name, Reiwa (b...

Audit: US Broadcasting to Cuba Rife With Bad Journalism, Ineffective Propaganda

By Brian Padden May 21, 2019. The U.S. government service charged with delivering objective news into Cuba produces both "bad journalism" and "ineffective propa...

Yekaterinburg Events Seen Costing ROC MP Members, Sparking Demand For ‘A Different Christianity’ – OpEd

That has been widely recognized (e.g., sibreal.org/a/29952385.html ). But the consequences for religious life – and thus, in the Russian context, politics as we...

Audit: US Broadcasting to Cuba Rife With Bad Journalism, Ineffective Propaganda

released Tuesday. The U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), which oversees taxpayer-funded international broadcasting, ordered the audit of the Office of Cuban ...

International Day of Biodiversity celebrated at EIT

EIT celebrated the International Day of Biological Diversity together with the team from Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay and 100 supporters. The ceremony held at EIT f...

Arab Report: PA pressed to participate in the Bahrain conference

. The London-based pan-Arabic newspaper Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat reports that elements in Arab countries and international bodies are exerting pressure on the Palest...

The residential garage with the looks of a luxury car showroom

Designed by Kenstrom Architects and executed by Beebo Constructions, the residential garage was created for a family with children nearing driving age. Two prod...

World Cup exile Alex Hales will still cheer on England

LONDON: Alex Hales insists he will still support England at the upcoming World Cup despite his shock exile from international cricket. The Nottinghamshire batsm...

World Cup 2019: Orange secondary colour for Men in Blue

CHENNAI: Team India won't be just Men in Blue this World Cup. As the International Cricket Council (ICC) is introducing home and away kits in the upcoming tourn...

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...

Who remembers the golden age of Power FM? Rick Jackson

Thirty years ago this week, a radio station began broadcasting that would change my life. That radio station was called Power FM. Until December 4, 1988, the on...

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...

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...

Papal resignation linked to inquiry into ‘Vatican gay officials’, says paper

Father Federico Lombardi said some were trying to profit from a time of disorientation in the Catholic Church to spread “gossip” and “slander”. Father Lombardi ...

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...

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...

Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot ‘Filthy Rich’ ordered to series

Created by "The Help" filmmaker and Mississippi native Tate Taylor, "Filthy Rich" is based on a New Zealand series of the same name. It is described as a prime-...

TESTING TIME Chris Evans told his testosterone levels are low and he’s ‘running on fumes’

Chris has early starts on the radio show, where he was delivered the news by fitness guru Matt Roberts. Matt was in the studio today to deliver Chris, 53, and h...

Faster and more resilient communications for NATO naval forces

. May 2019 by Patrick LEBRETON For armed forces on joint and allied operations, the ability to share vast amounts of tactical information in the battlespace is ...

Motorola : Romanian Police Deploys New Communications Technology to Increase Safety

Motorola Solutions will deliver 10,000 TETRA digital two-way radios to the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police. BUCHAREST, Romania - May 21, 2019 - ' lo...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

DSO Nigeria: Putting the records straight

By Uche Ejimofor. History was made on April 30, 2016, in Jos, the Plateau State capital when the federal government launched the pilot phase of the digital tran...

StarTimes To Broadcast Live Kotoko vs Asec Mi...

StarTimes, Africa’s leading digital TV operator is scheduled to broadcast live the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II commemorative Cup match on Sunday, May 26th 2019. The ga...

Press corps call for payoffs for TV operator employees

The press corps associations are urging the telecom regulator to force digital television operators which plan to return their broadcasting licences, to compens...

Airtel and Shemaroo launch ‘The Horror TV’,

MUMBAI: Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Shemaroo Entertainment, India’s leading content house, today launched ‘The Horror TV – Ab Lagega Da...

Fraunhofer IIS : Licenses MPEG-H Audio Patents to LG Electronics

Fraunhofer IIS is pleased to announce the licensing of its MPEG-H Audio patents to LG Electronics Inc., allowing LG to produce products which feature MPEG-H Aud...

Azercell’s “Mobile Dental Clinic” continues to organize free medical examinations

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14. Trend: Azercell, which aims to increase the quality of human life through the modern technologies, as part of its Corporate Social Res...

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Awards ModalAI Contract to Develop Next-Generation UAS (Drone) Technology

SAN DIEGO May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Â The U.S. Army, through the Department of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit, has awarded ModalAI, Inc. a contract t...

Federated Wireless Wraps Up ESC Network Deployment for CBRS

Federated Wireless on Monday said it has wrapped up deployment of its nationwide environmental sensing capability (ESC) network, making the vendor ready for ini...

The Realities Of Smart City Development

When most people speak about smart cities, they often imagine a futuristic metropolis, as depicted in movies and television. In reality, smart cities will be th...

Where Can You Get 5G? This Map Shows You

speeds you desire. Credit: Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Ookla, which already provides a Speedtest tool for mobile...

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur episode

BPN. (NNS1-JUN2) The Public Broadcasting Service, which distributes shows to public television stations, considered a substantial dues increase in order to enha...

Former state's witness to court: I face loss of millions in Hungary

. Former state's witness Mickey Ganor has presented a court with a warning from a Hungarian bank that it has started the process of putting a €25 million lien ...

Portland drafts ordinance to crackdown on short-term rentals

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s mayor is planning to introduce an ordinance that would force online short-term rental companies like Airbnb to take down unperm...

Report: Gazans tried to fire missile at IDF helicopter

. Sources in the military factions in Gaza claim that during the last round of fighting there, there was an attempt to fire a missile at an Israel Defense Forc...

Bureau of the Royal Household released photos of King and Queen

May 20, 2019; Bureau of the Royal Household has released photos of King and Queen and videos of the recent royal coronation. Download for free at and © Copyri...

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 ...

WLCI and Blackout Booking Open Up Semester With Stacked Jan. 19 Show

Culture Mourning [A] BLKstar will headline WLCI Hocking College Radio and Blackout Booking’s first show of the spring 2019 semester. (facebook.com) WLCI and Bl...

Agriculture students sorry for 'lewd' remarks on college radio show

Students at University College Dublin (UCD) have apologised for making offensive comments during a broadcast on college station Belfield FM. 'Keepin' It Countr...

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...

Tributes paid to iconic sports broadcaster Pat McAuliffe

Iconic sports broadcaster and journalist Pat McAuliffe has died. Pat has been a voice of sports and music radio in Cork for over 30 years, featuring prominently...

Fire brigade dealing with major fire in Drogheda

Several units of the fire brigade are attempting to bring a major fire at the former Donaghy’s Mill site in Drogheda, Co Louth, under control. The building, a f...