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European Union to end mobile roaming charges in June

European Union to end mobile roaming charges in June Under the deal, wholesale data roaming charges will be capped at €7.70 per gigabyte from June but they will then fall on 1 January each year, reacing only €2.50 per gigabyte from 2022. "Since the 2007 introduction of the Eurotariff, charges have been consistently reduced as caps were placed on the maximum permissible amount operators could impose on consumers". [Full Article...]

Hoffman looks to rebound from Masters letdown

Hoffman looks to rebound from Masters letdown The eponymous San Antonio GC is our host venue this week, and it happens to be one of the toughest on the PGA TOUR; in fact, in 2015 no non-major course played harder. He is fresh off a tie for 11th at last week's RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links. Jimmy Walker was the victor two years ago and although below his absolute best of late he is playing perhaps better than his results sugges... [Full Article...]

China warns against war with North Korea

China warns against war with North Korea The United States may launch a preemptive strike using conventional weapons if North Korea moves toward a nuclear weapons test, NBC News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed senior USA intelligence officials. He said analysts are noting who is standing beside Kim Jong-un - on his right, the country's second-highest ranking official, who heads the military, and on his left, the country's premie... [Full Article...]

Biloxi church holds annual Easter egg hunt

Biloxi church holds annual Easter egg hunt This Bridge Church and community members celebrated the day before Easter at Lakebottom Park picking up some gifts courtesy of the Easter Bunny. Little girls dressed up in pastel colored dresses and bunny-shaped ears toddled around the park with a basket in one hand and Easter eggs in the other. [Full Article...]

Von Miller's helmet recovered from hoard of stolen memorabilia

Von Miller's helmet recovered from hoard of stolen memorabilia The FBI retrieved his helmet from Mexican authorities who also recovered Tom Brady's two Super Bowl jerseys in Mexico City last month. He led his Broncos to a convincing 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers at Super Bowl 50 - played last February 7 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. [Full Article...]

China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

The Clinton administration's dealings with North Korea over nuclear weapons were with Kim Jong Il, and in fact the crucial precursor to the deal they struck over nuclear weapons was negotiated with his predecessor, Kim Il Sung , the current North Korean leader's grandfather. [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley Condemns Persecution Of Gay Men In Chechnya

Nikki Haley Condemns Persecution Of Gay Men In Chechnya Asked to comment on the Novaya Gazeta report, Kadyrov's spokesman claimed that such punitive treatment of gay men in Chechnya was impossible since they "do not exist" in the region. "More than 30 people have already been provided with support". " Chechnya officials are kidnapping and torturing gay men". Reports say that as many as 20 have been killed at the camp, while many others remain th... [Full Article...]

Texas Senate endorses letting home-schoolers play in UIL

Texas Senate endorses letting home-schoolers play in UIL The law allows UT to limit its automatically admitted students to 75 percent of the university's incoming freshmen from Texas; the cutoff for automatic admission varies but was set by the university at the top 8 percent for students entering this past fall. [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

U.S. Pacific Command's statement created some ambiguity, as it named North Korea but did not specifically say it deployed the ships to waters off North Korea. North Korea was about to test a missile, and the Trump administration was ratcheting up USA rhetoric about a potential standoff. North Korea held a massive military parade on Saturday to celebrate a major national holiday and conducted a... [Full Article...]

Trump basks in Patriots' White House visit

Quarterback Tom Brady did not attend the visit, citing "personal family matters" as the reason for his absence. Patriots owner Robert K. Kraft contributed $1 million to Trump's inauguration, according to Federal Election Commission filings. [Full Article...]

North Korea parades around a bunch of dicks for founder's birthday celebration

North Korea parades around a bunch of dicks for founder's birthday celebration The United States has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over. In the end, however, they settled on a policy that appears to represent continuity. He said "we need to apply pressure on North Korea so they seriously respond to a dialogue" with the worldwide community. It can not lead to an arms control agreement or reduction of the North's atomic arsenal that would i... [Full Article...]

Oldest Person in the World Emma Morano Dies at 117

Oldest Person in the World Emma Morano Dies at 117 Morano's doctor Carlo Bava elaborated on her unusual diet, which she picked up after being diagnosed with anemia soon after World War I. The last person known to have been born during the 1800s has died. According to the US-based Gerontology Research Group (GRG ), Morano ceded the crown of the world's oldest human being to Jamaican Violet Brown , who was born on March 10, 1900. [Full Article...]

Manager Luis Enrique urges fans to help Barca with new comeback

Manager Luis Enrique urges fans to help Barca with new comeback We were under the normal amount of pressure here, but it was a decisive step on the road to Cardiff. Barcelona have to once again have to do it all against Juventus to make it to the semi finals of the UEFA Champions League. Lionel Messi had a couple of decent efforts but there was no way through against Juve who have only conceded two goals in ten Champions League matches this season. [Full Article...]

Not another one! 'Brenda from Bristol' speaks for Britons sick of elections

Not another one? Oh for God's sake. "There's too much politics going on at the moment, why does she need to do it?" Her reaction is priceless as she is being interviewed by BBC journalist Jon Kay. The Bristol woman's reaction to the election has been taken as a gauge of the nation's mood. So here we are - a snap general election. . Brenda may still have the slim hope of getting her wa... [Full Article...]

Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests despite deaths

Demonstrators burn an effigy of President Nicolas Maduro wrapped in Cuban flags during a protest at the east side of Caracas on April 19, 2017. The demonstrations erupted after the Venezuelan Supreme Court's March 30 announcement that it would strip the opposition-controlled National Assembly of its legislative powers. [Full Article...]

12 soldiers dead as Saudi helicopter goes down in Yemen

He said a total of 138 missiles have targeted either Saudi territory or its forces. Saudi Arabia is seeking bids for its first utility-scale renewable energy projects, following the launch of the round one request for proposal (RFP) stage by the country's Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Minister Khalid Al Falih . [Full Article...]

Norwegian Cruise Line Adding Lifeguards to All Ships Starting This Summer

Norwegian Cruise Line Adding Lifeguards to All Ships Starting This Summer About 269,834 shares traded. Built at MEYER WERFT shipyard in Germany, Norwegian Joy is Norwegian Cruise Line's first purpose-built ship customized for the Chinese cruise market. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.51 earnings per share. NCLH's profit will be $84.03M for 33.35 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. [Full Article...]

VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

Pence made his remarks as the White House grappled with controversy over the location of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group that U.S. President Donald Trump said last week had been sent to near the Korean peninsula as a warning to North Korea, but which headed towards Australia instead. [Full Article...]

Putin-linked group drew up US poll plan

USA intelligence has acquired documents from the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies written since last June that show the formulation behind the plot, unidentified sources told Reuters Wednesday. One online propaganda video produced by RT , which claimed that "100 percent of the Clintons" 2015 "charity' went to themselves" was viewed more than nine million times. [Full Article...]

Australian visa changes to limit foreign workers in advertising and PR roles

Australian visa changes to limit foreign workers in advertising and PR roles Any conduct inconsistent with Australian values will be considered as part of the citizenship process. "Criminal activity including family violence or involvement in organised crime is thoroughly inconsistent with Australian values", Mr Turnbull said. [Full Article...]


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