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Pakistan court orders man accused in American's death freed

FILE - In this March 29, 2002 file photo, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, a British-Pakistani man accused in the 2002 killing of the American Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl appears at the court in Karachi, Pakistan. In a dramatic turn of events, Sheikh, a man convicted and later acquitted in the 2002 murder of Pearl admitted a "minor" role in his death, upending 18 years of denials, the Pearl family lawyer said Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered the release

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Pakistan court orders man accused in American's death freed

Swiss concept artists go underground with foundation project

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss concept artists Frank and Patrik Riklin are diving into the urban landscape to create their latest piece - an art project that will be buried beneath a new residential development north of the city of Zurich. The twin brothers, whose earlier work included an open-air “zero-star-hotel”, want to show how art can influence the mentality of a place and the inhabitants of the Zwhatt neighbourhood scheme in Regensdorf. The pair will visit nearby households asking them to donate regular

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Swiss concept artists go underground with foundation project

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Thursday the start of the Hawija operation, with Iraqi Security Forces leading the fight to oust Islamic State fighters from the city. In a statement, Abadi said: “We announce the launch of the first phase of the liberation of Hawija, in fulfilment of our pledge to our people to liberate all Iraqi territory and cleanse it from terrorist Daesh gangs.” القائد العام للقوات المسلحة الدكتور حيدر العبادي يعلن انطلاق

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‘Creativity and World-Class Vision’ at the Mandani Bay

While 2021 continues to be an uncertain year, Mandani Bay continues to celebrate arts and culture in time for the Sinulog Festivities in an event dubbed “Creativity and World-Class Vision,” an exhibit by Cebu’s acclaimed abstract artist Dennis “Sio” Montera. The painting exhibit is a collaborative effort by world-class Waterfront township development Mandani Bay and Montera, whose pieces are commissioned for the Mandani Bay Suites, Mandani Bay’s first two towers. “There is something about Cebu’s

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‘Creativity and World-Class Vision’ at the Mandani Bay

How to avoid frostbite and embarrassment while winter camping

Some readers tell me they enjoy living precariously through accounts of my outdoors adventures. Although some mistakenly use the term “vicariously.” “Precariously” seems to be a better word choice. Especially when it comes to winter canoe camping. Winter canoe camping is a high-risk sport. While on the water, you’re one mistake away from an icy swim. In which case, you’d have a few precious minutes to right your canoe, retrieve your beer cozy and get out of the water before the cold paralyzes your

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How to avoid frostbite and embarrassment while winter camping

On This Day: Colin Montgomerie appointed European captain for Ryder Cup

Colin Montgomerie was appointed captain of the European team for the 2010 Ryder Cup on this day in 2009. The Scot, so often an inspiration on the course at previous contests, switched to a leadership role after fending off competition from the likes of Jose Maria Olazabal and Sandy Lyle for the job. The news, announced in Dubai, ultimately signalled that the 45-year-old Montgomerie, a five-time winner, had played in his last Ryder Cup. Montgomerie with Graeme McDowell (Lynne Cameron/PA) The USA were defending

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On This Day: Colin Montgomerie appointed European captain for Ryder Cup

Johnny Sexton determined to lead Ireland to Six Nations success

Johnny Sexton says it would be "brilliant" to cap his illustrious career by captaining Ireland to silverware. Distinguished fly-half Sexton has enjoyed a trophy-laden time in the game and is preparing to lead his country for the second successive Guinness Six Nations campaign. He has already won the tournament three times, including a Grand Slam in 2018, but admits repeating the feat as skipper would be extra special. #TeamOfUs 👨‍✈️ 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗽𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻 🟢 @JohnnySexton is ready

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Johnny Sexton determined to lead Ireland to Six Nations success

Poway Unified Targets Feb. 1 for Some Elementary School Students to Resume In-Person Learning

Good news came Wednesday for many families in the Poway Unified School District. The district announced elementary and special needs students will be allowed back in the classroom part time starting Monday, Feb. 1. Two weeks ago, the district board voted to reopen schools for those students sometime between Jan. 25 and Feb. 1. On Wednesday evening, the district sent a letter to families confirming a start date. Sunset Hills Elementary students have been on an a.m.-p.m. hybrid learning schedule and many families

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Poway Unified Targets Feb. 1 for Some Elementary School Students to Resume In-Person Learning

Velasco asks Senate: Pass waste-to-energy bill to address PH trash woes

(FILE PHOTO) Speaker Lord Allan Velasco. Photo from the Office of Cong. Velasco MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Thursday urged the Senate to approve the bill allowing the use of waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies in order to address the country’s garbage problem. Velasco said it is time for the government to consider the adoption of WTE technologies in the treatment and disposal of solid waste as many of the country’s landfills will soon be filled up. “The huge amount of waste that

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Velasco asks Senate: Pass waste-to-energy bill to address PH trash woes

CSN to distribute free laptops to all full-time, first-time college students

Actions Generic file image of a keyboard LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The College of Southern Nevada says it will distribute free laptops to all full-time, first-time college students this week. Times and locations are listed below. Current full-time CSN students who were enrolled in college for the first time in the fall 2020 semester have been notified that they are eligible. Those who graduate from a degree program within two years at CSN will be able to keep the laptops permanently, free of charge. CSN is delivering

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CSN to distribute free laptops to all full-time, first-time college students

BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — January 27

New Boston senior Shelby Easter (10) applies defensive pressure to Chesapeake’s Ashlee Conley (30) during Wednesday night’s non-league girls basketball game at Chesapeake High School. BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — January 27 Boys Basketball New Boston 75, Greenup County (Ky.) 64 Jackson 47, Minford 44 Girls Basketball Northwest 45, West Union 24 Manchester 61, Clay 28 Chesapeake 48, New Boston 24 Waverly 59, Valley 38 Portsmouth at Rock Hill, ppd. East at Whiteoak, ppd.

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BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD — January 27

Pittsburgh Penguins at Boston Bruins odds, picks and prediction

The Pittsburgh Penguins (4-2-1) travel to meet the Boston Bruins (4-1-1) at TD Garden on Thursday for a 7 p.m. ET puck drop. Below, we analyze the Penguins-Bruins NHL odds and lines, with picks and predictions. Penguins at Bruins: Odds, spread and lines Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports' betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 3:13 a.m. ET. Money line : Penguins +110 (bet $100 to win $110) | Bruins -130 (bet $130 to win $100) Against the spread/ATS : Penguins +1.5 (-250) | Bruins -1.5 (+200)

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Pittsburgh Penguins at Boston Bruins odds, picks and prediction

Sports gambling – do we need it that bad?

Once again, the issue of legalizing sports betting is popping up in the Minnesota Legislature. Democratic Sen. Karla Bigham, of Cottage Grove, and Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo, of Farmington, are proposing a bill that would allow on-site sports wagering at tribal casinos for the first year, then mobile betting for those who sign up for an account at a casino. Revenue from a state tax on the action would go into the state’s general fund, with about 0.5% going to compulsive gambling assistance programs. Really?

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Sports gambling – do we need it that bad?

Social media influencer charged with scheme to suppress 2016 presidential vote

Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors have charged a far-right social media influencer of conspiring with others to spread disinformation online during the 2016 presidential election with the intention to prevent people from voting. In a statement on Wednesday, the Justice Department said Douglass Mackey, 31, of West Palm Beach, Fla., was charged in the Eastern District of New York, accused of conspiring under the Twitter name Ricky Vaughn with others starting in September 2016 until the Nov. 8 election of that

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Social media influencer charged with scheme to suppress 2016 presidential vote

Freshmen making impact for New Ulm area teams

NEW ULM — If you were the one of the 150 fans allowed to the New Ulm Eagles boys’ basketball game here against Belle Plaine Monday night, you saw not only an overtime win but also a little bit of history. For the first time, the Eagles started two freshmen on the varsity as James Osborne and Colton Benson cracked the starting five. And both produced, with Osborne ending with 16 points from his guard spot and Benson contributing five points and eight rebounds. New Ulm High School head coach Matt Dennis said

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Freshmen making impact for New Ulm area teams

Dylan McDermott Joins 'Legislation & Order: Organized Crime' at NBC

Dylan McDermott has signed on to star reverse Christopher Meloni within the upcoming NBC drama “Legislation and Order: Organized Crime.” Meloni will reprise the position of Elliot Stabler within the sequence, which sees Stabler return to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating private loss. Stabler will intention to rebuild his life as a part of a brand new elite job drive that’s taking aside the town’s strongest prison syndicates one after the other. The main points of McDermott’s character

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Dylan McDermott Joins 'Legislation & Order: Organized Crime' at NBC

WhatsApp is adding opt-in biometrics to its web and desktop versions

WhatsApp, the popular messaging app with more than 2 billion users, has been getting a lot of heat (and losing users) in recent weeks after announcing changes to how it shares data with its owner Facebook. Now, it’s adding a new biometric feature to the service that will be helping make those using its web and desktop versions a little more secure. The company said that from today, it will roll out a new look for its web and desktop apps, which will let people create an additional authentication layer using

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WhatsApp is adding opt-in biometrics to its web and desktop versions

Over 2,200 outstanding criminal trials backlog Honolulu courts

Skip to content HONOLULU (KHON2) — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to prevent victims of crimes from receiving justice. That’s according to Hawaii Supreme Court Justice Mark Recktenwald, who spoke Wednesday during his State of the Judiciary address. More than 2,200 criminal cases have yet to be tried on Oahu alone. As Honolulu courts resume trials, jury selection, and a reduced budget are hurdles for Honolulu Prosecutor Steve Alm. “You add to it more than 800 domestic violence cases that are backlogged,

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Over 2,200 outstanding criminal trials backlog Honolulu courts