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Worldwide Ronan O'Gara 'honoured' to join Crusaders as a coach
Author: 0 Ronan O'Gara 'honoured' to join Crusaders as a coach

The Christchurch-based Crusaders have won a record eight Super rugby titles and are regarded as the premier club team in the world game. Crusaders boss Hamish Riach said O'Gara had proved himself as an outstanding coach and was the right fit for the job, while coach Robertson agreed he O'Gara's skills and experience would complement the current coaching group.

Worldwide Former North Korean prisoner found burned to death in San Diego
Author: 0 Former North Korean prisoner found burned to death in San Diego

The reclusive regime sentenced Gomes to eight years of hard labor for illegally entering the country from China. Former President Jimmy Carter flew to North Korea and negotiated for the teacher's release. President Jimmy Carter in Boston, Massachusetts, August 27, 2010. "When he got off the plane, he got on his knees and was very thankful he was home", she said of her son.

Worldwide 2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct
Author: 0 2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct

Franken's office did not respond to repeated Associated Press messages seeking comment. That same proportion, 22 per cent, are standing behind Franken in a SurveyUSA poll of Minnesotans conducted for KSTP-TV in Minneapolis. Menz also said she posted the photo with Franken on Facebook on August 27, and when her sister commented on the photo, she replied: "Dude - Al Franken TOTALLY molested me!" "I take thousands of photos at the state fair surrounded by hundreds of people, and I ...

Worldwide State Troopers Release Safety Enforcement Points for Thanksgiving Weekend
Author: 0 State Troopers Release Safety Enforcement Points for Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. Of the people involved in those accidents a year ago, only two percent were not wearing their seatbelts, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. We want you to be able to enjoy a wonderful holiday with family and friends. "There's studies that show distracted driving and sleepy driving can be just as risky as impaired driving", Collins said.

Worldwide Alabama fugitive captured in Georgia
Author: 0 Alabama fugitive captured in Georgia

Shane Anthony Vernon was recaptured without incident in DeKalb County at approximately 10:17 p.m., the Coosa County Sheriff's Office posted on social media. Wilson says Vernon is to be considered armed and risky. Local and state authorities from Alabama and Georgia as well as the US Marshal's Office are involved in the investigation and search for Vernon.

Worldwide Chinese delegation visits South Korea to explain outcome of party congress
Author: 0 Chinese delegation visits South Korea to explain outcome of party congress

Wang said Seoul should be committed to its earlier statement of not joining the US-led regional missile defence system. She is to have a bilateral meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi later in the day. Lu said on Monday the two sides should translate into actions the consensus reached by their leaders on improving and developing China-ROK relations.

Worldwide Park Service Extends Comment Period for Proposed Fee Hike
Author: 0 Park Service Extends Comment Period for Proposed Fee Hike

To submit written comments, mail comments to National Park Service, Recreation Fee Program, 1849 C Street, NW, Mail Stop: 2346 Washington, DC 20240. And Gardner, who sits on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, sent a letter to NPS Acting Director Mike Reynolds calling for the 30-day extension of the public comment period, saying the increase "could unfairly burden the public".

Worldwide Tillerson declares Myanmar violence as 'ethnic cleansing'
Author: 0 Tillerson declares Myanmar violence as 'ethnic cleansing'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has shifted his stance on the Myanmar government's actions against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the country, labeling their actions " ethnic cleansing " in a statement Wednesday. Washington says Suu Kyi has a crucial role to play in tackling the crisis but has been careful to focus blame on the army. The army and Suu Kyi's administration have dismissed reports of atrocities and refused to grant entry to United Nations investigators tasked with ...

Worldwide India successfully test-fires BrahMos from Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft
Author: 0 India successfully test-fires BrahMos from Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft

With the successful flight test of world's fastest supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI frontline fighter aircraft, India has given a major boost to its air attack capabilities. Dr S Christopher, Chairman of DRDO, congratulated the scientists and engineers for the "excellent text book kind of flight test". The missile test was witnessed by Sudhir Mishra, Director General (BrahMos), and CEO and MD, BrahMos Aerospace, along with IAF officials, ...

Worldwide School covers up 'potentially suggestive' statue of saint and child
Author: 0 School covers up 'potentially suggestive' statue of saint and child

An Adelaide Catholic school has covered up a statue of a religious icon after it created a stir on social media because of its apparently unintended suggestiveness. One person said: "This is wrong on so many levels". "As a effect, the statue was immediately covered and a local sculptor has been commissioned to re-design it".

Author: 0 Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) PT Lowered to $18.00

MKM Partners reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a $26.00 price target (down previously from $30.00) on shares of Discovery Communications in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. In other news, Director J David Wargo bought 100,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The average 1-year price target for (EA) reveals an average price target of $127.52 per share.

Worldwide Vandals Strike Vehicles, Homes Affiliated with US Military on Okinawa
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This undated image from Japanese broadcaster NHK shows vandalism to a auto whose owner is affiliated with the USA military in Okinawa, Japan. The Marine allegedly destroyed the local victim's small truck, smashing it into an unrecognizable heap of twisted metal, photos of the scene reportedly show.

Worldwide Greitens Removes Education Board Appointee who Wouldn't Vote Out Commissioner
Author: 0 Greitens Removes Education Board Appointee who Wouldn't Vote Out Commissioner

The State Board of Education voted four to four on a motion to remove the Commissioner of Education, Margie Vandeven. Greitens was trying to oust Vandeven, although he has not elaborated as to why. "The commissioner, I think, has set a good course of people cooperating and collaborating, working together for our students and for the future of students in Missouri", Parkway superintendent Kevin Marty said.

Worldwide War of words between parties continues as Gujarat Assembly election nears
Author: 0 War of words between parties continues as Gujarat Assembly election nears

He reiterated that PAAS hasn't asked for any tickets and underlined that he himself will not contest from any party for the next two-and-a-half years or join any political party. Formula is not restricted to Patidar community alone", he added. The deputy chief minister said Hardik Patel was speaking like a spiritual guru in his press conference.

Worldwide Riyadh opens Syrian opposition conference
Author: 0 Riyadh opens Syrian opposition conference

After intervening decisively in Syria's war in 2015 to support Assad, Russia now hopes to build on the collapse of militant group Islamic State to revive a political process to end the more than six-year-old war. For his part, de Mistura said that Syria's future should be a priority and a political solution based on Security Council resolutions is necessary.

Worldwide Hays plc (HAS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG
Author: 0 Hays plc (HAS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

Pivotal Research has "Buy" rating and $58 target. The firm has "Add" rating by Numis Securities given on Tuesday, January 10. FBR Capital has "Outperform" rating and $45 target. Aggreko PLC (LON:AGK) had its stock rating noted as Neutral by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 23 by Peel Hunt.

Worldwide Former Kerala minister Saseendran cleared in 'honey trap' phone call case
Author: 0 Former Kerala minister Saseendran cleared in 'honey trap' phone call case

Since there was no effective and comprehensive law at present to regulate the working of electronic broadcast media, the state government can recommend to the Centre to repeal four acts, including the Indian Telegraph Act and Cable Television Act, and formulate a new law on the lines of the one in the United Kingdom, the commission added.

Worldwide Mueller investigating Kushner's communication with foreign leaders
Author: 0 Mueller investigating Kushner's communication with foreign leaders

According to the WSJ , the Mueller team is now questioning witnesses about Kushner's involvement in that controversial resolution, when Israeli officials asked the Trump team to help block the UNSC vote with a U.S. Kushner supported it", Lowell said in a statement. Trump, then president-elect, issued a number of tweets on the matter. Additional emails that he failed to turn over, according to the committee, involved communication with the anti-secrecy agency WikiLeaks and with a ...

Worldwide Shahbaz Sharif writes to India in wake of smog issue
Author: 0 Shahbaz Sharif writes to India in wake of smog issue

The makers have also not got clearance yet from the Central Board of Film Certification, which said the application from the makers was "incomplete". Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath also accused Bhansali of habitually playing with public sentiments.

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