North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport

June 19, 2017

… Convention, diplomatic couriers “shall not be liable to any form of arrest or detention” and the diplomatic bags they carry may not be opened or detained. The convention also says any person claiming courier status must carry proper accreditation and any courier bags they carry must be visibly marked as such. The North Koreans were not held by US authorities but refused to board their flight out of JFK, the DHS statement said. The incident comes as US-North Korea tensions have …

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US Open 2017: World’s top three miss cut as quartet battle for lead

June 18, 2017

… preached. The Northern Irishman hit only 36% of fairways in a six-over round of 78 on day one, and a second-round 71, despite four birdies in his last six holes, could not save him. “I showed up for the last six holes, anyway,” said McIlroy. Australian Day limped out with a total of 10 over after rounds of 79 and 75 as he struggles to regain the form that took him to world No. in 2015. “It’s pretty frustrating,” he said. “If you hit the fairways the scores …

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Pension savers ‘missing out on top-ups’ – BBC News

June 18, 2017

… double your money through an employer contribution and tax relief from the government takes a lot of beating.” Graham Vidler, director of external affairs at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, said; “If your employer offers a workplace pension, you should certainly consider joining and putting in as much as possible as if you don’t you will miss out on free money in the form of employer contributions as well as the tax relief. “This research highlights how …

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19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 16, 2017

… Danger List, omitting any that come with travel warnings form the U.S. State Department. While such places are no less important, its not recommended that you visit them now, typically because of war, crime, or other dangers. ERIC LAFFORGUE via Getty Images 5 Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, Georgia These historic buildings are prime examples of medieval architecture, UNESCO says. Keep an eye out for exquisite mosaics and wall paintings in the …

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Election results 2017: May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks – BBC News

June 10, 2017

… win the election and adopt a “very different approach and style of leadership”. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: ‘Let’s get to work’ Mrs May announced her intention to work with the DUP to form a government on Friday, just hours after an election that left the UK with a hung parliament for the second time in seven years. Speaking on the steps of No 10 after an audience with the Queen, the prime minister said the parties …

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Merkel says EU is ‘ready to start Brexit negotiations’ – BBC News

June 10, 2017

A spokesman for Mrs Merkel had previously refused to be drawn on the issue out of “politeness and respect” while the process of forming a new UK government was under way. Mrs May says she will form a government with the Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats. Can Theresa May stay as PM? May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks What the election result means for Brexit Brexit delays over UK hung parliament? Image copyright PA Image caption Mrs May …

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Ravaged By Climate Change, The Great Barrier Reef May Never Be The Same

June 3, 2017

… tasked with implementing the governments plan, have raised doubts about its feasibility. Ata recent committee meeting, two experts, both hailing from government science agencies, said that improving the natural heritage values of the reef was no longer possible, reported The Guardian. The concept of maintaining ecological function refers to the balance of ecological processes necessary for the reef ecosystem as a whole to persist, but perhaps in a different form, noting the composition and …

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Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

… managed to interview many of them, Bossen told HuffPost. There is no other body of data based on interviews with foot-bound women that is as comprehensive as this. It was really a last chance to do it. Laurel Bossen The type of foot-binding practiced in rural communities was a form of discipline, the book argues.Mothers bound young girls feet so they would stay still and work with their hands, creating yarn and spinning thread, among other things, which families could use or sell. These new …

May 27, 2017
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The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

… rest of eternity. ISTP The Zombie apocalypse happens but youre suddenly the worlds weakest fighter and must depend solely on your loved ones to keep you alive. ENFP Every minute of the rest of your life has been scheduled for you and its a long series of arbitrary, solitary tasks. ISFP You have to listen to rude people criticizing your personal choices, your appearance and your art form all day long. Nobody cares that theyre hurting your feelings. For A New Myers-Briggs Article In Your News …

May 25, 2017
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