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Every primary school has the responsibility to participate in a new competence exam that will replace the unpopular Territory-wide System Assessment (TSA), Hong Kongs education minister said on Tuesday. Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim added that the new assessment would be part of the daily curriculum. This comes a day after he announced that all primary schools were encouraged to join the test this year, without confirming whether it was compulsory. If any school decides not to...
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Iraqi forces have started preparing an offensive to capture the western side of Mosul from Islamic State, campaign commander Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah said. Popular Mobilization "is preparing an operation in the next two, three days, to back up the operation to retake the right bank" of the city, on the western side of the Tigris river, Mosuliya TV cited him as saying on Tuesday. Popular Mobilization is a coalition of predominantly Iranian-trained Shi'ite groups, formed in 2014 to take part in the war on Islamic State. It became officially part of the Iraqi armed forces last year. Iraqi officials on Monday announced that the eastern side of the northern Iraqi city has been taken from Islamic State, after nearly 100 days of fighting.
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Curtis Moldrich 5 min 53 sec ago Cars At CES earlier this year, Faraday Future claimed its FF91 was the fastest electric production car ever made – and even showed it beating a Tesla in a drag race. However, it looks like the FF91’s time has been beaten before any have even left the production line. See related Faraday Future unveils its Tesla competitor: The FF 91 Faraday Future proudly announced the FF91 could hit 0-60mph in 2.39 seconds, but in a new video posted online, that time is destroyed by 0.0001 seconds. The video posted by the Tesla Racing Channel features a P100D equipped with Tesla’s all new Ludicrous Plus mode, and during several races with conventional cars, the P100D clocks a 0-60mph time of 2.389 seconds. And yes, the P100D used is completely stock, too – so it hasnt been tweaked or boosted either. You can watch the video below.
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She added that "approximately 90 percent of our daily active users have already taken or do not need to take remedial action to protect their accounts, and we're aggressively continuing to drive this number up." Yahoo boasted having more than a billion users monthly in 2016, with more than 650 million of those people connecting from mobile devices. Hack aftershocks The US Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into whether Yahoo should have informed investors sooner about two major data breaches, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. US law requires companies that fall victim to such hacks disclose them as soon as they are deemed to affect stock prices. Yahoo announced in September that hackers in 2014 stole personal data from more than 500 million of its user accounts. It admitted another cyber attack in December, this one dating from 2013, affecting over a billion users.
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New 5-star Pure Clay masks. Save £2 at Boots. Coming up this morning... On the morning the Oscar nominations are announced - 'Moonlight's' Naomi Harris joins me and we'll find out who she wants as the next Bond. Also - Sherrie Hewson tells me the secret she should have shared.
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So far, he has announced only the hiring freeze. The slow release of orders over several weeks is in part a public relations play. “That gives the American people — the issue — the proper attention that they deserve because part of it is that, if we put them all out in one day, then they get lost in the ether,” Spicer said. Asked whether Trump still planned to follow through on all his promises, Spicer said, “That’s his intention.” Trump also gave voters seven other promises related to the economy, including renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, labeling China a currency manipulator, approving the Keystone XL pipeline and cutting off funding to United Nations climate-change programs. On Sunday, Trump addressed the future of NAFTA while swearing in his senior staff. “I ran a campaign somewhat based on NAFTA,” Trump said at the ceremony.
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NEW YORK (AP) - New York Rangers forward Kevin Hayes will miss two to three weeks with a lower-body injury. The team announced the timeline Monday after Hayes underwent an MRI in the morning. Hayes left the Rangers' game Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period. Hayes ...
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PBS plans to air at least three unique space-related programs this year, the network announced on Sunday. The shows spotlight August's solar eclipse that will sweep across the United States, the American astronaut who spent a year in space and our species
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Every primary school has the responsibility to participate in a new competence exam that will replace the unpopular Territory-wide System Assessment (TSA), Hong Kongs education minister said on Tuesday. Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim added that the new assessment would be part of the daily curriculum. This comes a day after he announced that all primary schools were encouraged to join the test this year, without confirming whether it was compulsory. If any school decides...
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T-Mobile announced a new and improved "One" plan earlier this month, offering customers unlimited talk, text, and data for a single price per month -- which includes taxes, and all hidden fees. That plan is now rolling out. The post T-Mobile's new "One" plan, with no hidden fees, is rolling out now appeared first on Digital Trends .
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In 2016, Wonder Woman appeared briefly towards the end of the Superman vs. Batman movie, with much positive response. “Wonder Woman managed to steal the show in her brief cameo” (Shepherd, 2016, p. 2). Following up on that success, DC will be showing a full-length standalone Wonder Woman movie, scheduled for release in June 2017. The movie will star newcomer actress Gal Gadot, and will not only be the latest media version of the amazon princess, but will provide the first full-length movie with Wonder Woman as the sole star. What was Marvel Entertainment Group’s response to the new Wonder Woman movie? Marvel announced it would release a female standalone movie, Captain Marvel, with new actress Brie Larson playing the lead. Yet the film is not scheduled for release until 2019! That is two years after Wonder Woman will have been released. In conclusion, the main reason for the lack of female superheroes in modern movies is nothing more than sexism.
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