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Beaches and barbecues for Israel’s 70th birthday bas. Beaches and barbecues for Israel’s 70th birthday bas.
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis are expected to hit the country’s coastlines and national parks on Thursday as the country marks its 70th Independence Day with barbeques, beach parties, and its annual military flyover.Israel rang in its Independence Day celebrations with a bang on Wednesday evening, after an emotional crossover from a somber Memorial Day honoring the country’s 23,646 fallen sold...
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'No doubt' other big tech firms could have similar data issues to Facebook, top EU chief warns. 'No doubt' other big tech firms could have similar data issues to Facebook, top EU chief warns.
The European Union's GDPR (general data protection rule) is a new law that aims to protect the data of consumers. Facebook has said 87 million users' profiles may have had their data shared without consent to Cambridge Analytica. Jourova called on Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer to European lawmakers. Europe has no doubts that tech firms other than Facebook are affected by privacy an...
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First Super Hornet Inducted Into Service Life Extension Program. First Super Hornet Inducted Into Service Life Extension Program.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The first F/A-18F that will have its service life extended beyond 6,000 flight hours arrived at Boeing on Thursday. The Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Oceania, Va. flew to Boeing’s newly developed service life modification line in Missouri to start a process that will add 3,000 more hours to aircraft, Dan Gillian, Boeing’s head of Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler programs, ...
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Asia A Key Battleground In Battle Towards Killer Air Air Pollution: U.N. Asia A Key Battleground In Battle Towards Killer Air Air Pollution: U.N.
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Asia is a crucial battlefield within the world battle to rein in air air pollution, registering about 5 million untimely deaths annually, delegates at a United Nations convention stated on Wednesday, as urged more durable enforcement of curbs. FILE PHOTO: The solar is seen by way of night air air pollution in Bangkok, Thailand February eight, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmeth...
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Top Stories – International Women’s Day 2018: Spanish women go on strike. Top Stories – International Women’s Day 2018: Spanish women go on strike.
“Today we claim a society free of oppression, exploitation and sexual violence,” said the organizers of the nation’s first “feminist strike” in their manifesto. “We call for rebellion and the struggle against the alliance between patriarchy and capitalism that wants us to be docile, submissive and silent.” Twenty-four hours of strikes and rallies kicked off at midnight in Madrid. Protesters gat...
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Trump orders new tariffs, with exemptions for Mexico and Canada. Trump orders new tariffs, with exemptions for Mexico and Canada.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday approved new steel and aluminum tariffs, capping off a week's worth of controversy over his plans to impose the trade penalties. "Today, I'm defending America's national security by placing tariffs on foreign imports of steel," Trump said in the White House Roosevelt Room, flanked by steel and aluminum workers from Pennsylvania and Kentucky, short...
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Hamas rejects Egyptian request for details on missing Israelis: reports. Hamas rejects Egyptian request for details on missing Israelis: reports.
Hamas is said to be holding the remains of soldiers Shaul and Goldin kidnapped during the 2014 conflict Islamist Gaza-based group Hamas apparently refused requests made by Egyptian intelligence to provide details about the status of IDF soldiers who were killed over three years ago amid fighting in the Strip, the Times of Israel reported on Saturday.According to the Lebanese based Al-Akhbar newsp...
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SIMPSON BAY RESORT TO REOPEN IN ST MAARTEN. SIMPSON BAY RESORT TO REOPEN IN ST MAARTEN.
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Another popular St Maarten resort is making a comeback. sxm-talks-468x60-eng The Simpson Bay Resort, set on the island’s most famous marina, is planning a relaunch in March. The property, which includes a mix of 336 suites and 83 two-bedroom villas, had been closed in the wake of Hurricane Irma last fall. While it has been operational for several months, t...
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Iran says will ‘level Tel Aviv to the ground’ if Netanyahu makes good on threats. Iran says will ‘level Tel Aviv to the ground’ if Netanyahu makes good on threats.
Brandishing a fragment of an alleged Iranian drone shot down, Netanyahu warned Iran it was prepared to act. A senior Iranian official said Monday that Tel Aviv would be “leveled to the ground” if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were to follow through on his threats to take direct military action against the Islamic Republic.The comments, made by Mohsen Rezaei, a former chief of the co...
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INTERNATIONAL MEDIA UPDATED ON ST. MAARTEN’S RECOVERY EFFORTS. INTERNATIONAL MEDIA UPDATED ON ST. MAARTEN’S RECOVERY EFFORTS.
PUERTO RICO–Destination St. Maarten is being represented at the Caribbean’s largest and most important marketing event, the annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week. Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (TEATT) Cornelius de Weever said on Wednesday that the Caribbean Travel Marketplace affords tourism suppliers the o...
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