BoingBoing
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Libretaxi is an open source project that lets anyone become a rideshare driver in less than a minute; it has more than 20,000 users worldwide, and is maintained by Roman Pushkin, who started the project in December 2016 and is now planning to quit his job and work on it full time. (more)
The Week
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Magistrates fined it AUS$160,00097,000) and ordered it to pay costs of around £650. No criminal conviction was recorded. A spokesman for Australia's Office of Industrial Relations said Farrell's family was "somewhat disappointed" there had not been a conviction, but were "content with the fine imposed". He added that DL20 had entered an early guilty plea and had an "unblemished" history. The Brisbane Times adds the company has ceased all scuba operations and made a "sincere apology". It also reports that Farrell's family "made an emotional visit to Blue Pearl Bay over the weekend before flying back to the UK". An inquest at Chelmsford Coroner's Court in October 2016 found "various failings in the way in which the diving activities were carried out". It added that the company had failed to test the competency of first-time divers and not allowed them to practise with buoyancy devices, the BBC reported. Bethany Farrell
The Event Chronicle
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KyivPost
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Global News
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The number of managers at London city hall making more than $100,000 per year has fallen, according to the 2016 edition of the sunshine list.
Daily Express
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The Iran Project
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In 2016, Trudeau says his country is getting ready to resume diplomatic relations with Iran following a four-year break in ties. It seems that West’s commitment to JCPOA would be considered as the most important challenge facing Iran and the West during the Persian News Year. Meanwhile, the Western countries have pinned their eyes on the upcoming presidential election in Iran while thinking about the possibility of changing their negotiating partner in Iran in autumn of 2017.
CNN
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JiaJia would watch as other children came and went from Alenah's Home in Beijing. The year was 2016, and at nine years old he was the oldest orphan at the small medical foster home, where he had lived most of his life.
Ashford Herald
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A 33-year-old man from Sittingbourne has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after being found guilty of rape. George Orwa, of Agate Court, was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court today (March 23) after being found guilty of rape following the trial at the court in February. He will also serve three years on licence. The court heard how on August 14, 2016 between 1.28am and 1.58am Orwa had raped a woman in the grounds of St Michaels Church in Sittingbourne High Street. He had come into contact...
Japan Times
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South Korea conducted maritime surveys last year near a group of islets at the center of a territorial dispute with Japan for the first time ...
Radar Online
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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT BELOW More than 25 years after Sig Hansen’s estranged daughter claims he sexually abused her, the alleged victim insists she still suffers constant torment, RadarOnline.com can report. According to Washington court documents exclusively obtained by Radar, Melissa Eckstrom , 28, says she relives her alleged childhood nightmare every time she turns on the TV and fears viewing her famous father’s face. “While my father has become successful in his media career, and is on television seemingly daily, this has only served to further exacerbate my pain and trauma,” Eckstrom writes in a November 2016 declaration as part of the civil lawsuit against The Deadliest Catch star, 50. “Namely, not a day goes by it seems where I am not reminded and reliving the trauma of being sexually molested by my father due to the fact that he is frequently in the media.
Radar Online
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The Week
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Credits Brantano outlet in Broughton Jobs at risk as PwC warns shoe retailers 1,100 staff that redundancies are inevitable One-Minute Read Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:41am Shoe retailer Brantano has collapsed into administration for the second time in 14 months. Private equity firm Alteri Investors, which bought the long-time loss-making business and its sister brand Jones the Bootmaker for £12m in October 2015, has taken action after failing to secure a buyer. Jones is also said to be on the brink of following suit if attempts to secure a rescue bid fall short. Alteri first put the retailer into administration in January 2016, says the BBC , before buying it back, although the total number of stores was reduced from 200 to close to 140. Brantano now has 73 outlets and 64 concessions employing a total of 1,086 staff, down from almost 1,400 when it was rescued in February 2016.
RT YouTube
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KyivPost
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The Economic Times
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Daily Star - Football
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FRANCE reached the final of Euro 2016 last year, but there is surely plenty more to come.
Bleacher Report
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J. Klein, probably their first-round picks) in the hope of exchanging some 38-35 losses for 27-24 losses during Drew Brees ' golden years. No team typifies the spirit of Look Busy Mode like the Jaguars, the NFL's binge-and-purge dieters. The Jaguars' expensive free-agent splash of Calais Campbell and A.J. Bouye is just as sexy as their 2015 and 2016 splashes. Just ignore the fact that this year's departures (Luke Joeckel, Tyson Alualu, Prince Amukamara, Julius Thomas, Kelvin Beachum) were yesteryear's draft and free-agent solutions. Self-Destruct Mode What do you call a would-be contender that spends two years dithering over how to deal with its franchise quarterback, downgrades significantly at wide receiver (DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon for Terrelle Pryor ), spins its wheels on defense and fires its general manager at the start of free agency amid a fetid cloud of scandal and innuendo? Depending on your level of political correctness, you call them the Skins, the Washington football team or by their given name, the Washington Redskins.
BBC Parliament
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want to see this House endorsing that. I support all that the Prime Minister has said and done and my thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this evil act. The assistant Police Commissioner in 2016 said two people a day are being turned away from extremism and it is often members of the individual's own community who are alerting the.
Sky News
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I support all the Prime Minister has said and done and my thoughts are with those who have been affected by this act. In 2016 it was said to people they are.
The Sun Daily - World News
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The Maltese organisation Moas was the first to launch a private rescue vessel in the summer of 2014. By last summer close to ten different NGOs, financed mainly through private donations, were taking part in migrant relief operations off Libya. Those with one or more boats in the area in 2016 included German NGOs Sea Watch, Sea Eye and Jugend Rettet, as well as the Dutch Lifeboat Project, the Spanish Proactiva Open Arms and Moas. Floodlights acting as beacons Italian admiral Enrico Credendino, commander of the EU's anti-trafficking operation Sophia, said the NGOs do attract migrant boats, at least in the dark. "At night they use large floodlights, the traffickers see them and send the dinghies (carrying migrants) towards the lights," he said in an interview with the Corriere della Sera daily. Most of the rescue boats were docked at port through the winter, but the Aquariuscharted by SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) — continued to pull thousands of people to safety, along with the Golfo Azzuro, run by Proactiva Open Arms.
The Economic Times
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Scunthorpe Telegraph
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EVO News
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No estimate is quoted - but it’s safe to assume a car with such early provenance wont be cheap. Joining it in Indianapolis are dozens of other American classics. Particular highlights for us include lots R114 and R115, the first and the last 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Editions, and several anniversary Corvettes, including 1978 Silver Anniversary, 1988 35th, 1993 40th, 2003 50th and 2013 60th anniversary models. All are being sold without reserve. Image 7 of 12 Image 7 of 12 Further through the listings there’s a 1970 Plymouth Superbird in iconic Tor Red paintwork, and a 1987 Buick GNX that’s somehow covered only 42 miles from new. The 1976 Pontiac Trans Am SE - a celebration of Pontiac’s 50th anniversary - is appealing too and had just one owner prior to 2014, while rather more colourful is a 1970 Dodge Charger R/T, fully restored in 2016 and painted in Hemi Orange.