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Sheep recognising celebs a medical 'breakthrough'

Sheep recognising celebs a medical 'breakthrough' Sheep learned to recognize four celebrities after being shown their pictures, according to a new study published Wednesday, suggesting the woolly animals have face-recognition abilities similar to humans and primates. "Sheep cannot only be trained to recognize unfamiliar human faces, but that they can also recognize the face of a person familiar to them from a two-dimensional image", the research ... [Artigo completo...]

$100 billion embezzled, 201 people arrested in anti-graft case: Saudi Arabia

$100 billion embezzled, 201 people arrested in anti-graft case: Saudi Arabia Relations between the nations have soured after Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri, a Saudi ally, quit claiming there was an assassination plot against him. Lebanese President Michel Aoun has said he will not consider the premier's resignation until the two meet in person. The announcement came as a surprise to Lebanon's political establishment. [Artigo completo...]

French president not ruling out sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile program

French president not ruling out sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile program Speaking from Abu Dhabi, French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday he wanted to remain firm with Iran regarding its ballistic missile program and influence in the Middle East, but warned regional countries against exacerbating rising tensions. [Artigo completo...]

PM meets Indian Team that participated in Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup

PM meets Indian Team that participated in Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Indian squad that took part in the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup here on Friday and urged them to win greater laurels for the country in future. "I personally requested for this meeting as I saw some spark in all of you. Based on your performance people have started knowing you so there is a huge responsibility on your should... [Artigo completo...]

Catalan parliament speaker due in court for 'sedition'

Her lawyer said he was confident his client "could be freed" on Friday after the bond is paid. The speaker of the Catalan parliament is due to appear before a Spanish court Thursday accused of sedition for declaring independence, after a union strike over the detention of separatist leaders disrupted the region. [Artigo completo...]

4 arrested after Grace Mugabe booed at rally

4 arrested after Grace Mugabe booed at rally The first couple were outraged when Grace was booed at a rally in Bulawayo on Saturday. EXPELLED Vice President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has reportedly arrived in China as he begins life in exile following his unceremonious sacking from government earlier this week. [Artigo completo...]

Take cover: Wikileaks releases more CIA malware code

Take cover: Wikileaks releases more CIA malware code In its press release, Wikileaks has hoped that the new publication will help investigative journalists, forensic experts, and people to understand Central Intelligence Agency and its components. " Hive provides a covert communications platform for a whole range of CIA malware to send exfiltrated information to CIA servers and receive new instructions from operators at the CIA", it said. [Artigo completo...]

Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex With 2 Students

Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex With 2 Students A 17-year-old student told police he was given oral sex by a teacher July 19 in the parking lot of Big Lots on Wilmington Pike, according to the complaint, affidavit and statement of facts filed with Kettering Municipal Court. She must live with her father while the case is pending, according to court records. 'When we become aware of them then we will remove those people and not have them ar... [Artigo completo...]

Previdência: Alteração na Reforma deve ser compensada

Previdência: Alteração na Reforma deve ser compensada A audiência pública conjunta na Câmara dos Deputados que contaria com a participação do ministro da Fazenda, Henrique Meirelles , na manhã desta quarta-feira, 8, foi adiada para o dia 22. Mas tem uma série de outros pontos, como tempo de contribuição, que estamos discutindo. Meirelles disse ainda que o governo tem estudado outras "medidas complementares" para compensar eventuais reduções desses... [Artigo completo...]

Fies terá faixa com juro zero em 2018

Fies terá faixa com juro zero em 2018 Agora o texto deve ser aprovado pelo Presidente Michel Temer e deve valer em 2018. As mudanças seguem com a exigência do pagamento das parcelas do financiamento pelo estudante logo após o término do curso. Cerca de 310 mil vagas estão previstas para serem abertas no Novo Fies, que será composto por três modalidades. Na primeira, serão oferecidas 100 mil vagas a juro real zero para estudantes com... [Artigo completo...]

Embarcação naufraga em Angra dos Reis e cinco seguem desaparecidos

Embarcação naufraga em Angra dos Reis e cinco seguem desaparecidos O acidente aconteceu num local conhecido como Ponta dos Meros, perto de Ilha Grande. O barco teria sofrido uma pane mecânica enquanto estava com o piloto automático acionado. "O Salvamar Sueste, estrutura orgânica responsável por operações de Busca e Salvamento no mar, emitiu Aviso aos Navegantes para que outras embarcações que se encontrem na região do naufrágio possam apoiar as buscas.As causa... [Artigo completo...]

Nuvem radioativa na Europa levanta suspeitas sobre eventual incidente nuclear

De acordo com a peça assinada pelo jornalista Jorge Almeida, da RTP, a nuvem radioativa sobre a Europa sugere que aconteceu algum incidente nuclear em instalações da Rússia ou do Cazaquistão na última semana de setembro. Caso a libertação de ruténio tivesse ocorrido em França, por exemplo, a magnitude deste incidente teria obrigado a evacuar ou a abrigar as pessoas que estivessem num raio de vário... [Artigo completo...]

Trump's granddaughter impresses Chinese president with Mandarin song

Trump's granddaughter impresses Chinese president with Mandarin song The president, who's been in the People's Republic as part of his 12-day Asia tour, proudly showed Chinese President Xi Jinping a video of Arabella singing and reciting poems in flawless Mandarin during tea on Wednesday. The massive trade deal may please President Trump but it was his six-year-old granddaughter who delighted the Chinese people. It turns out, Arabella began learning Mandarin thro... [Artigo completo...]

Diner adds gratuity to kids' tabs

Sized up before they even walk through the door, the Wayne Hills Diner on Hamburg Turnpike in New Jersey is accused of charging kids extra for their after school snacks. Some Wayne High School students said they first noticed the addition to their bills around the time football season started - and did not mind. "Some people just don't know how to do it, and it just makes life easier", said one ... [Artigo completo...]

Member Of Trump's Election Commission Sues Group And Kobach

Member Of Trump's Election Commission Sues Group And Kobach The vice chairman of the commission, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is named in the lawsuit, has pushed back, saying none of the members have access to additional information and that Dunlap is making assumptions about about commission business occurring without his knowledge, which Kobach denies. [Artigo completo...]

Storm signals lifted as 'Salome' moves away from Philippines

Storm signals lifted as 'Salome' moves away from Philippines It slightly slowed down and is now moving west northwest at 20 kilometers per hour (km/h) from the previous 22 km/h. In its 11am weather bulletin, PAGASA said the tropical storm is expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility by Saturday morning. [Artigo completo...]

Alexandria Police Officers Awarded Medal Of Honor

Scalise began using the scooter after he was shot and gravely wounded in June at a practice for a congressional charity baseball match in Alexandria, Virginia. Other speakers at the ceremony included House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. [Artigo completo...]

Pope bans cigarette sales at Vatican

Pope bans cigarette sales at Vatican Starting in 2018, the Vatican "will cease to sell cigarettes to employees", Greg Burke, Vatican spokesman, said in a statement. Even after the cigarette ban goes into effect, the Vatican will continue discount sales of gasoline, groceries and other goods to employees and retirees. [Artigo completo...]

TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit

TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit The TPP (also referred to as TPP-11) represents an amended version to the trade agreement that came into fruition as a US-led initiative, but was later dropped by US President Trump back in January. The 11 countries are expected to sign the new TPP by the end of the first half of 2018. "The meeting did not happen, work remains to be done and that's what's happening now", a Canadian official said... [Artigo completo...]

Gulf states advise citizens against traveling to Lebanon

Gulf states advise citizens against traveling to Lebanon Saudi Arabia and its allies have been fighting the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen since 2015. But, notably, markets in countries outside of Saudi Arabia have been hit harder than the stocks in the kingdom, likely reflecting investor worries about the possibility of regional tensions increasing . [Artigo completo...]


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