IMF sees ‘progress’ on Greece loan talks

6 Apr

Bailout talks to help resolve Greece’s pressing debt burden have made some progress but important matters remain unresolved, an International Monetary Fund spokesman said Thursday.Greece is awaiting the next installment of an 86-billion-euro ($91.6 bil…

EU to end mobile roaming charges in June

6 Apr

The EU will abolish mobile phone roaming charges from June 15 following a vote in the European Parliament on Thursday.MEPs backed a deal between operators and European Union member states that will mean the end of extra charges when people use their ph…

Malinga hat-trick restricts Bangladesh to 176-9

6 Apr

Lasith Malinga became only the fifth bowler in the history of Twenty20 internationals to claim a hat-trick as Sri Lanka restricted Bangladesh to 176-9 in the second and final match of the series in Colombo on Thursday.Malinga bowled Mushfiqur Rahim and…

Solo win for Roglic, De la Cruz in yellow

6 Apr

Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic made a solo break and clung on for a nail-biting win on stage four of the Tour of the Basque Country on Thursday.Late in the 174km run from San Sebastien to Bilbao Roglic made a series of bids on a hilly section to shake off hi…

North, South Korea clash in rare game

6 Apr

South Korea scored a blistering victory against arch rival the North in a rare ice hockey match Thursday, in a game that resonates beyond the sportsfield.Playing in the South just an hour’s drive from the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that divid…

CERN LHC Out Done By Parallel Universe Detection In The USA

6 Apr

Scientists at CERN have gone from expecting to find parallel universes, to only finding those in higher dimensions. They haven’t done either yet, but the experimental series conducted by R&D engineer, Marshall Barnes, shows how they missed the mark.

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Dudie Burger Festival Fundraiser at Oren Dunn City Museum

6 Apr

Come & Get your piping hot “Dudie” Dough Burgers! Celebrate a simpler time when a burger cost 5 cents and family was everything. The Dudie Burger Festival is your place to enjoy good food, good fun and good company!

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For early humans, cannibalism more than just a meal

6 Apr

When early humans, including our species, ate their own kind it was more likely for ritual purposes than for a nourishing meal, according to an unusual study released Thursday.Carving up the human body to calculate the caloric value of each part, the s…

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Migrant waves ripple into children’s books

6 Apr

Europe’s refugee crisis is moving from newsprint to the pages of children’s books, as writers try to help parents help their kids understand an often disturbing drama shaping their world.Distressing images of African migrants being plucked from heaving…

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Nicklaus, Player bid emotional Masters farewell to Palmer

6 Apr

Golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player said a tearful goodbye to the late Arnold Palmer on Thursday as they hit ceremonial tee shots to begin the Masters.Palmer, an iconic player who pioneered athlete endorsements and televised golf, died last Sept…

Bosco Tech Black & Gold Gala is April 30

6 Apr

Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its annual Black and Gold Gala at the Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles on Sunday, April 30, starting at 5 p.m.

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US astronaut John Glenn is buried with military honors

6 Apr

US flags worldwide were ordered flown at half-staff on Thursday as astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, was laid to rest with military honors.Glenn died in December 2016 at the age of 95, after a long career that included serving as…

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Iraqi helicopter downed in fight to retake Mosul

6 Apr

The Islamic State group shot down an Iraqi helicopter operating over Mosul Thursday, as security forces announced they recaptured another neighbourhood in their nearly six-month-old offensive against the jihadist stronghold.The operation to retake west…

Reindeer watch is Norway’s latest slow TV extravaganza

6 Apr

After televising a long-distance cruise and the stitch by stitch knitting of a pullover, Norway is launching its latest slow TV project: following the reindeer migration in Lapland.Norway has broadcast a series of popular slow TV shows in recent years,…

‘Evet’ or ‘Hayir’? That’s the question in polarised Turkey

6 Apr

Two men chat in a cartoon in Turkey’s top satirical weekly Penguen. One asks the other: “Will you say ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in the referendum?” The other responds: “Ah? Was there any other option than ‘Yes’?”erdogan topshotsWandering around Istanbul, it’s clea…

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