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Venezuelan dad makes plea to president

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption President Maduro was once a bus driver in Caracas A person whose son was killed throughout an opposition protest in Venezuela’s capital Caracas has made a private plea to President Nicolás Maduro. David Vallenilla’s 22-year-old son, additionally referred to as David, was shot by navy police on Thursday. Mr Vallenilla says he as soon as labored with the president on Caracas’ transport system, and

Awkward questions

The holy Islamic fasting month of Ramadan is coming to an finish this weekend. For a lot of Muslims around the globe, it is the one time of the yr that they return to their hometowns and collect with their prolonged household for a catch-up and feast. However as Christine Franciska of the BBC’s Indonesian Service explains, for a lot of younger folks, Eid al-Fitr’s household gatherings aren’t as nice

Saudis ‘foil suicide assault’ on Mecca’s Grand Mosque

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption The constructing collapsed after a suicide bomber blew himself up, the Saudi inside ministry stated Saudi Arabia says it has foiled a “terrorist motion” in opposition to the Grand Mosque in Mecca – Islam’s holiest web site. A suicide bomber blew himself up when safety forces surrounded the constructing he was in, the inside ministry says. The constructing collapsed, injuring 11 folks, together with cops.

The Trash Incinerator Trade Is Making an attempt To Tank A Huge Renewable-Power Effort

Advocates for the trash-incineration trade are attempting to sink an effort to get almost 1,500 cities behind 100 p.c renewable power, based on an e mail obtained by HuffPost. The U.S. Convention of Mayors, the most important nonpartisan coalition of metropolis executives within the nation, is about to vote Monday on a proposal to make changing to zero-emissions power a high precedence, laying out a coverage framework for making the

With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White Home briefing

The White Home has been prohibiting cameras at some press briefings, so on Friday CNN acquired artistic and despatched a sketch artist. Invoice Hennessy, the community’s common sketch artist for Supreme Court docket proceedings, headed over to the White Home on Friday afternoon and drew Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s afternoon briefing. He did not have his standard easel, however he stood behind the briefing room to doc the scene. Hennessy’s

‘From the Ashes,’ ‘No one Communicate’ mine politics of coal, free press

Two subjects very a lot within the headlines are the topic of documentaries this weekend, providing deep dives into sources of battle in Donald Trump’s presidency. “From the Ashes” examines political efforts to maintain (or revive) the coal business, whereas “No one Communicate: Trials of the Free Press” delves into journalism besieged by rich pursuits, as filtered largely by way of Hulk Hogan’s site-killing lawsuit towards Gawker Media. Airing on

Large hitters

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption The groups have been enjoying heat up matches, together with one between England and Sri Lanka The Girls’s Cricket World Cup takes to fields across England this weekend, seeking to bowl over children and girls, to not point out companies, with their occasion. In addition to searching for to encourage extra women and boys to take up the game, organisers additionally need extra females to

Tesco is elevating retailer employees pay by 10.5% over two years

Picture copyright Getty Photos Hourly pay charges for Tesco retailer employees will rise by 10.5% over the following two years, the grocery store has mentioned. However pay stays decrease than at Aldi and Lidl and time beyond regulation pay on Sundays and Financial institution Holidays is being minimize. Presently Tesco employees are paid £7.62 an hour, which can rise to £eight.42 an hour by November 2018. The pay rise will

Constructing society’s account deadline axed

Picture copyright YBS A deadline for the closure of present accounts with the Norwich and Peterborough (N&P) has been cancelled, with 30% of consumers nonetheless to obtain letters explaining the transfer. It was introduced in January that the constructing society’s model is to be abolished, some branches closed, and present accounts shut down. The plan was for patrons to maneuver or shut accounts by the tip of August. However its

Canada neighborhood hit by suicide disaster

Picture caption Like Wapekeka Fist Nation, Attawapiskat has additionally struggled with suicide A Canadian aboriginal neighborhood has declared a state of emergency following the suicide of three teenage women. Chief Brennan Sainnawap of the distant Wapekeka First Nation in northern Ontario made the declaration this week. On 13 June, Jenera Roundsky, 12, grew to become the most recent youngster to die as a part of a suicide pact. In January,