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Standard Chartered Singapore to roll out 20-week paid maternity leave

Standard Chartered Singapore to roll out 20-week paid maternity leave

Proving its hardcore commitment to new mums, Standard Chartered Bank Singapore will soon introduce paid maternity and adoption leave that lasts a whopping 20 weeks. Based on internal statistics, the b...

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No extradition for Lalit Modi; Interpol rejects India's red corner notice request

No extradition for Lalit Modi; Interpol rejects India's red corner notice request

Lalit Modi has served as Vice President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) and is also the founder and architect of IPL. He left Indi...

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Senate Declares Customs' CG Ali Unfit for Public Office

Senate Declares Customs' CG Ali Unfit for Public Office

Ekweremadu asked the Senate Clerk, Nelson Ayewoh, to read the letter reference Number HAGF/NASS/2017 volume 1/28. The clerk of the Senate had read a letter from the Attorney-General of the Federatio...

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CBN introduces new FX rates

CBN introduces new FX rates

The naira yesterday maintained its upward performance against the dollar in the parallel market, appreciating to N385 per dollar. While the Naira appreciated, the leader of bureau de change operator...

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US Senate set to advance approval of Montenegro into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

US Senate set to advance approval of Montenegro into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Progress on Montenegro's accession bid had been held up in Congress by two senators. Only two members have not approved it yet, Spain and the US. All 28 of NATO's members must ratify Montenegro's ac...

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UN Ambassador Haley:

UN Ambassador Haley: "The Days of Israel-Bashing Are Over"

But Trump unexpectedly urged Netanyahu last month to "hold back on settlements for a little bit."There is scepticism in the United States and Middle East over the chances for restarting Israeli-Palest...

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Madras HC orders arrest of man claiming to be Jayalalithaa's son

Madras HC orders arrest of man claiming to be Jayalalithaa's son

He had submitted some documents, including a "deed of adoption" and sought the court's help to declare him as her son and hence entitled to her properties, including the Poes Garden home. "This is fab...

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'No evidence' Westminster attack suspect linked to terrorists

'No evidence' Westminster attack suspect linked to terrorists

The woman was criticized for appearing to walk calmly past a group of people tending to an injured pedestrian. One woman who took part told the U.K.'s Press Association that she participated bec...

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Leader Of GOP's House Hardliners: Still A 'Good Chance' Of Obamacare Repeal

Leader Of GOP's House Hardliners: Still A 'Good Chance' Of Obamacare Repeal

Outside conservative groups such as the Club for Growth and Heritage Action for America that are closely aligned with the Freedom Caucus had strongly opposed the Republican healthcare bill and urged l...

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Why Dolphins owner Stephen Ross voted against Raiders' move to Las Vegas

Why Dolphins owner Stephen Ross voted against Raiders' move to Las Vegas

Next fall, the Buccaneers will play in two new stadiums: U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Vikings, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Falcons. The Raiders had a major resurgence last season and ap...

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Raiders Moving To Las Vegas

Raiders Moving To Las Vegas

The two games I attended this year, I was amazed at how many fans came from Southern California, taking advantage of fairly affordable tickets on Southwest. Raiders owner Mark Davis indicated in the p...

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WUTC reporter fired after complaints from lawmakers

WUTC reporter fired after complaints from lawmakers

The GOP has reportedly pushed for a female journalist to be fired from NPR after complaining about her reporting on Republican lawmakers. The students went to express their opposition to a bill that w...

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Theresa May: UK 'an unstoppable force' when nations act together

Theresa May: UK 'an unstoppable force' when nations act together

Her visit to Scotland is part of the tour of the four isles to gauge opinion on Brexit and comes a day before Holyrood is expected to pass an SNP-led motion for a second independence referendum. The P...

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What's Next For Health Care On The Hill?

What's Next For Health Care On The Hill?

But Friday's defeat was a wake-up call. Broadly speaking, there are three groups within conservative media: Populists who were enthusiastic passengers on the Trump train but now appear to be priorit...

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United Kingdom terrorist Khalid Masood was mentally disturbed

United Kingdom terrorist Khalid Masood was mentally disturbed

Police on Monday said the man behind the terror attack outside the British Parliament last week had an interest in "jihad" but there's no evidence to suggest that he was part of ISIS, which had claime...

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Raiders' move to Las Vegas likely to get OK on Monday

Raiders' move to Las Vegas likely to get OK on Monday

Yes, it's easy to see why Las Vegas wants the Raiders: It's a new reason to bring people into town for a weekend and secure that coveted National Football League fan audience that undoubtedly will blo...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association programme to cover Seamus Coleman's wages after leg fracture

Federation Internationale de Football Association programme to cover Seamus Coleman's wages after leg fracture

A awful tackle by Neil Taylor fractured Coleman's right tibia and fibia, causing him to be being given oxygen before being carried from the field. "I had a hypnotherapy birth and they taught Shane...

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Trump congratulates Merkel on election victory

Trump congratulates Merkel on election victory

The popularity of Saarland's conservative governor apparently trumped what has become known as the "Schulz effect", and Mr Schulz himself was keen to highlight regional factors in explaining Sunday's ...

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US Secret Service upgrades White House security after 'bomb threat'

US Secret Service upgrades White House security after 'bomb threat'

It was the second security-related incident near the White House on Saturday. A Secret Service officer detained him and police charged him with making false bomb threats, as well as the unauthor...

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56% disapprove of Republican health care bill

56% disapprove of Republican health care bill

Almost one in five say they will be more likely to vote for their lawmaker if he or she supports the replacement plan. One out of every seven Americans - 14 per cent - believes they will lose their ...

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Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

So on a couple of occasions, he's actually conducted meetings there, he's actually had phone calls. The Trump Organization owns or operates 17 golf courses around the world , including 12 in the US...

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Journalists told to ignore gender-neutral pronoun 'ze'

Journalists told to ignore gender-neutral pronoun 'ze'

The guidelines were updated this week, with extensive changes to an entry on gender as well as gender-neutral language. The new entry states: " They/them/their is acceptable in limited ca...

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Pilot, Wife Fatally OD, Are Found by Their Kids

Pilot, Wife Fatally OD, Are Found by Their Kids

The company also confirmed that Capt. Halye's last flight before he died was just six days earlier on Friday 10 March - raising questions over the effectiveness of drug screening. Brian had also conta...

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Republicans Looking Ahead to Tax Reform

Republicans Looking Ahead to Tax Reform

Several days before the collapse of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration's signature health care law, President Donald Trump even promised to adva...

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath To Campaign For BJP In Gujarat Elections

UP CM Yogi Adityanath To Campaign For BJP In Gujarat Elections

Nijalingappa, has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With Hindutva becoming the central theme, the Congress too is likely to rope in the same strategy during the Gujarat assembly elections slated t...

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The Las Vegas Raiders are now officially a thing

The Las Vegas Raiders are now officially a thing

Unlike the Los Angeles Coliseum (where the Redskins will visit this year as well) that seats 90,000, the StubHub Center is unique to the National Football League setting of stadiums. "You knew what yo...

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Charities win battle of mother's will

Charities win battle of mother's will

She chose to donate the bulk of her estate to charity . Jackson and Ilott had been estranged for decades because Ilott left home at age 17 to move in with her boyfriend, whom she later married. We ...

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AIMPLB tells SC polygamy, triple talaq integral part of Islam

AIMPLB tells SC polygamy, triple talaq integral part of Islam

Further, Article 25 of the Constitution, guarantees freedom of conscience and freedom to profess, practice and propagate religion. The Board said the validity of Mohammedan Law, founded essentially ...

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Jared Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russian Federation

Jared Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russian Federation

Senators want to know if he and Gorkov discussed funding for a Fifth Avenue building Kushner was planning to redevelop with Chinese company Anbang Insurance Group, which has links to its country's gov...

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Trump Hypes Fox News Show That Blames Paul Ryan For Healthcare Fail

Trump Hypes Fox News Show That Blames Paul Ryan For Healthcare Fail

Pirro said the onus for the failure was not on the president, as prior to his inauguration he had scant political experience. Sebastian Gorka, Trump's controversial deputy assistant who has been und...

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