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First Formula 1 win 'surreal' for Valtteri Bottas


He has been on pole once already and won the race today with a lot of pressure from Sebastian. "I always trust in my ability but it's nice to get a confirmation". "I never doubted my skills, but it gives me a lot of confidence, so I am only expecting better races from here". Hamilton and Rosberg's relationship became increasingly strained as Mercedes teammates, with the pair colliding on a number of occasions as the only realistic championship contenders for three consecutive seasons. Read More »

Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash

On Friday, Pakistani troops were accompanying census workers in the border area when the fighting started. The Pakistani delegation was led by Frontier Corps North Sector Commander Brigadier Nadeem Sohail and Afghanistan's delegation was headed by Colonel Muhammad Sharif. Read More »

Prince Philip worshipers pray for second coming


A report in Britain's The Sunday Times , an influential and well-regarded newspaper, said that Queen Elizabeth had made her views clear via her private secretary Christopher Geidt at a meeting of more than 500 royal staff. The show goes on and everybody shuffles around and we all fill in the spaces and keep it all going. In recent years the Queen has, slowly but surely, been handing over to other senior royals some of her more onerous duties including all those involving long-haul travel to ... Read More »

Conservatives gunning for Salmond's seat after success in Aberdeenshire

Ruth Davidson said the results proved that her party was the only one which could challenge the Nationalists in the upcoming general election. Ms Sturgeon said: "Yes, the Tories made gains and had a good performance by their standards - but that support came from Labour not the SNP, so Labour and the Tories are fighting it out for second place while the SNP continues to be comfortably in first place". Read More »

Irish beach reappears 33 years after being washed away


Sean Molloy, of Achill's tourism office, told the Irish Times newspaper: "It's enormously significant". "The winds blew the surface water back and pushed the bottom water up onto the beach and took all the sand with it", Mr Molloy explained. Read More »

Hartford Archdiocese to announce reorganization plan


St. Mary the Immaculate Conception church in Derby. That's expected in the next three years. The archdiocese now oversees 212 parishes in Hartford, Litchfield and New Haven counties. "If he had not come with us, I am not sure I would have gone to the new parish", Docchio said. He urged the Catholic laity "to take responsibility and ownership for where we're headed as a church" by encouraging children to consider the priesthood. Read More »

Penn State Kicker Announces He Is Receiving Treatment Again For Eating Disorder


In the post, Julius said he is back in a St. Louis treatment center due to his struggles with his eating disorder, which he said has resurfaced over the last few months. Louis. Eating disorders are not commonly connected to football players, so Julius using his voice to let others know it can happen is commendable. A 2007 study of English-speaking Americans found that 2 percent of men and 3.5 percent of women had the disorder at one point during their life. Read More »

SNP win the Scottish council elections


The recent electoral success has led Tory chiefs to focus on winning the seat, fielding newly-elected councillor Colin Clark to stand for election. Ms Sturgeon started the first full week of campaigning at Inveralmond Brewery in Perth with local SNP MP Pete Wishart, where she practised pulling pints. Read More »

Emmaus Christian School welcomes Gonski 2.0 funding cut


Dubbed Gonski 2.0, the policy will scrap 27 different deals made by the former government and transition all schools to needs-based funding within a decade rather than taking up to 150 years. Now, there shouldn't be special deals. "It's really a kick in the guts to our dedicated teachers, our dedicated school leaders , that the Government thinks that it's okay to reduce funding every year for every Catholic school in the ACT", Catholic Education Office Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn ... Read More »

Syria says no to global force patrolling safe zones


Mazen al-Shami, an opposition activist based near Damascus, said the opposition fighters and their families are boarding the buses in Barzeh to head to the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib. Even if the agreement is enforced, it is unlikely to end the conflict. Al-Moallem said the government plans to liberate all parts of Syria that are not under government control, adding that areas bordering Iraq will be a priority. Read More »

Four Americans detained in North Korea

He was teaching at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a statement from the school said then. The US has in the past accused North Korea of detaining its citizens to use them as pawns. Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, in April. The plan involved bombing a military parade attended by Mr. Kim, the North Korean statement said. Read More »

United Airlines Settles With Passenger Dragged Off Flight


In a separate statement, the airline noted it was "pleased" with the "amicable resolution", adding "we look forward to implementing the improvements we have announced, which will put our customers at the center of everything we do". In a confrontation captured on video, a bloodied Dao was forcibly removed from the flight. The three airport police officers who dragged Dao from the plane worked for the Chicago Department of Aviation. Read More »

Canberra students prepare for NAPLAN testing


Once a student passes each online test they don't have to sit it again. Crucially, he said, NAPLAN didn't test other valuable skills being taught, including critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration. "It's a mistake to overemphasise the tests and spend so much time preparing that we don't do more teaching". "I'd have a very different testing system and would recommend a more formative kind of assessment, which gives our kids the chance to show us what they know, with teachers ... Read More »

Earthquake hits part of Alaska's Aleutian Islands chain


The Alaska Earthquake Information Centre said the quake had an epicentre 27 miles north of Pleasant Valley, a town of about 700 residents. The center says the natural disaster had an epicenter 27 miles north of Pleasant Valley, a town of about 700 residents, at 9:09 p.m. Read More »

Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible


With millions of French voters still undecided or planning to abstain, the vote is the most unpredictable in France in decades and investors are nervous about potential last-minute surprises that could trigger market turmoil. Slamming her rivals, whom she said wanted "savage globalisation", she said hers was the camp of patriots. In Marseille. She reiterated her plan to expel all foreigners in a suspect file and strip dual national suspects of their French nationality. Read More »

New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza


Ramallah - Hamas on Saturday elected former deputy Ismail Haniyeh as the new chief of its political bureau, the highest position at the Movement, which is ruled by Shura institutions. Ismail Haniyeh was born in Shati refugee camp on May 23, 1963, where his parents fled from Ashkelon city after the Palestinian Nakba. Food was also hidden in other participating prisoners' cell but many resisted the temptation, the official said. Read More »

#Coligny on a knife edge after farmers granted bail


Pieter Doorewaard, 26, and Phillip Schutte, 34, are accused of killing Matlhomola Jonas Mosweu, 16, on April 20. They, however, say he jumped off a truck as they were taking him to the police. "There is no link between the said witness evidence [of the alleged crime] and the two accused persons at this stage", Magistrate Magaola Foso said. Read More »

Trump Adviser's Company Courting Chinese Investors

The visa, officially called EB-5 (or more commonly as the " golden visa "), permits wealthy foreign business people to invest in job creating projects in the US - paving the way for immigrating to America. They hope to finance 15% ($150 million) of the real estate project with the help of overseas investors. "Invest early, and you will invest under the old rules", one speaker said at the event. Read More »

Local Elections: SNP - coalition with Tories 'over my dead body'

Ms Davidson said that across the country, people are "looking for this Scottish fightback against the SNP". Labour has lost control of Glasgow for the first time in almost 40 years. True, the SNP now has far more councillors than any other party, but its total tally of seats has remained much the same. Labour officials said it was "remarkable" that the party ended the day only 14 seats behind the Tories given the Conservatives' 15-point lead over Labour in recent opinion polls. Read More »

Threat closes Colorado school after Trump pinata allegation


Hollywood hopes the school will have political discussions but wants them to be done in a "respectful manner", which she claimed is not what they were doing. Another picture was a selfie of a student with the piñata. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Read More »

Corbyn promises free parking at NHS hospitals

There were reports of nurses having to rush out in between appointments to move their cars and avoid fines, an investigation by the Unison union had revealed. The Conservatives said that his promise is not worth the paper it's written on because Jeremy Corbyn simply wouldn't be able to deliver. "With Corbyn in charge of our Brexit negotiations, the economy and our NHS would be at grave risk". Read More »

Sanction prosecution of Kejriwal, ministers: Maken


Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has also sent the AAP leader's complaint against Kejriwal to the ACB. Kapil Mishra , who was Saturday sacked as minister, alleged he was an "eyewitness" to health and PWD minister Satyendar Jain handing over Rs two crore to Kejriwal. Read More »

Car Bomb Hits Mogadishu Cafe, Killing 5, Say Somalia Police


No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack but Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab has threatened to continue their activities against the internationally recognized government. The Takfiri militant group was forced out of the capital by African Union troops in 2011 but still controls parts of the countryside and carries out attacks against government, military and civilian targets. Read More »