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Game of Thrones tapestry unveiled in new tourism drive


Since 2014, Tourism Ireland has been using Game of Thrones to help promote Northern Ireland to visitors, aiming to capitalise on the show's huge worldwide appeal. Fans can use the app to share those scenes with their friends, via social media, and can link to pages showing where they were filmed in Northern Ireland. Read More »

US North Korea sanctions bill targets Chinese garment firm

Marco Rubio , R-Fla., and others, follows the test of what is believed to be a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile on the Fourth of July. South Korea and the United States, its main ally, dispute the claim . The last such reunions were held in 2015. The proposals come after Moon said at the G20 summit in Hamburg earlier this month that he was in favor of dialogue with the North despite the "nuclear provocation" of its latest missile test . Read More »

MA court rules for woman fired for medical marijuana use


In March, the SJC heard Barbuto's case, and today ruled that allowing the use of medical marijuana to treat her condition was not necessarily an unreasonable accommodation. Firing an employee for violating such a rule, he continued, "effectively denies a handicapped employee the opportunity of a reasonable accommodation, and therefore is appropriately recognized as handicap discrimination". Read More »

Government vows £1.3bn additional funding for schools


Schools will receive an extra £1.3 billion in funding over the next two years, the government has announced. Although Hammond has had a hard few days after being the subject of several briefings from his colleagues, it's clear he still retains authority when it comes to the government purse strings. Read More »

Qatar is ´undermining´ GCC allies: UAE minister

Anwar Gargash, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, also claimed the story was false . "We are after a change of behaviour", Gargash said. "What is true is Qatar's behavior". The four Arab states accuse Qatar of ties to Iran and of funding Islamist extremist groups. "Inciting violence, encouraging radicalization, and undermining the stability of its neighbours", Yousef al-Otaiba wrote in a statement posted on Twitter. Read More »

Technical Trading: Focus on Shares of Tamm Oil and Gas Corp (TAMO)

Although the indicator uses the term commodity, CCI can be translated to use on other investment tools such as stocks. The general interpretation of the ATR is the higher the ATR value, the higher the volatility. Developed by Donald Lambert, the CCI is a versatile tool that may be used to help spot an emerging trend or provide warning of extreme conditions. The CCI was developed to typically stay within the -100 to +100 levels. Read More »

US Outlines Priorities for NAFTA Negotiations


In the document sent to Congress for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration would strive to eliminate unfair subsidies and market-distorting trade practices. As Reuters notes, neither Canada or Mexico is now on a U.S. Treasury "watch list" for possible currency manipulation. Rules of origin dictate the percent of a product that must be produced in NAFTA countries. Read More »

Maltempo, tromba d'aria in spiaggia a Ostia. 10 feriti lievi


I valori termici caleranno maggiormente sulle regioni Adriatiche: a Bari e Foggia Domenica si toccheranno i 27°, contro una massima attesa per Mercoledì di 37°. Quattro persone sono state medicate sul posto, 2 persone con traumi cranici sono stati portati a Ostia in codice giallo, una persona con un trauma toracico è stata trasportata a Pomezia , sempre in codice giallo. Read More »

Adams County sees first West Nile of season


MS had 43 West Nile cases previous year and two deaths. Residents of Columbus should call 311. Ultra-Low Volume "fogging" by truck-mounted ULV equipment will continue to be the District's response to elevated "Culex" species, West Nile virus vectors, Burnett said. Read More »

South Korea Seeks Rare Talks With North Korea To Ease Military Tensions


In addition to the potential reopening military talks, the South Korean Red Cross on Monday proposed talks with Pyongyang to once again organise family reunions of people who were separated during the Korean War (1950-1953). It is the first such offer under South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, who signaled his willingness to talk with Pyongyang during his campaign earlier this year. Read More »

Iranian FM: US Fails to Implement Provisions of Iran Nuclear Deal


The United States has lifted nuclear-linked sanctions on Iran, but it maintains sanctions related to Iran's ballistic-missile program, human rights record, and support for anti-Israel militant groups. "Continued sanctions, calls from the White House for nations to refrain from investing in Iran, and an increase in military encounters between the USA and Iran all threaten the deal", the NIAC added. Read More »

Tesla adds James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to its board


In addition to Tesla's board, Johnson Rice has served on a number of others, including current director roles with Omnicom Group and Grouphub. Musk suggested Tesla would appoint two additional directors when he responded on Twitter to a group of five investors, including the California State Teachers' Retirement System, that were calling for improved corporate governance. Read More »

Senator John McCain's Surgery Will Delay The Health Care Vote


McCain is in Arizona after having a blood clot removed from above his left eye. John McCain recovers from surgery for a blood clot. In addition to two GOP votes of modern GOP Susan Collins of ME and Conservative Rando Paul of Kentucky , at least half a dozen other Republican senators have not supported or voiced reservations about McConnell's Thursday announcement. Read More »

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian near Ramallah


Soldiers uncovered two bullet casings in the area. Amar Ahmed Khalil, 34, hailing from the village of Nabi Salih, was the prime suspect in a drive-by shooting attack Saturday near the Jewish community of Ateret. The gun used was an improvised Carlo-style submachine gun that was made to look like an M-16 assault rifle. Since October 2015, violent incidents and other unrest have killed more than 270 Palestinians, more than 40 Israelis and a small group of foreigners. Read More »

Couple on honeymoon accused of kidnapping, raping Florida woman


A 27-year-old woman told police that as she was pulling out of a parking space with her window down, Hurley jumped out of her vehicle and hit her with something in the head, knocking her unconscious. Lowe then drove the victim's auto to a Motel 6 where Hurley booked a room using the victim's credit card, police said. "It's my credit card to do this whole thing, which is awful, because you never think that you would get pain, that you would be able to get raped", she said as she broke down in ... Read More »

Toronto paramedic, partner killed in crash


George Eliadis, 52, and 42-year-old Shari Williams of Uxbridge died in the crash. Toronto paramedics are mourning the death of a veteran deputy commander in a motorcycle crash on Highway 118 in Haliburton over the weekend. Kim McKinnon, a spokeswoman for the paramedic service, says Eliadis had a long and distinguished career that included helping the city plan for the safety of major events including Pride and the 2015 Pan Am Games. Read More »

Diego Costa not with Chelsea for preseason tour

Do you think Chelsea should let Costa and Matic leave? It has been rumored since last Summer that the Spaniard Diego Costa felt unsettled in London. With Tiemoue Bakayoko set to join the Blues from AS Monaco, Matic could drop down the pecking order. Lukaku has since signed for Manchester United and Costa. Read More »

White House Unveils 'Made in America' Showcase amid Russia Investigation


Mr. Spicer said it would be "inappropriate" for him to discuss Trump companies, but he said in some cases, "there are certain supply chains or scalability that may not be available in this country". That includes merchandise sold under his own name and his eldest daughter's, including clothing items and shoes. "Vice President Pence stood by the door of the vehicle as Trump went inside". Read More »

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with North Korea

Others EU countries, including large members such as Britain, France and Germany, are wary of allowing North Korea to use talks to divide the global community. When pressed about possible restrictions on oil sales, Maruyama said, "we are considering" tougher United Nations sanctions. He urged all countries to implement U.N. Read More »

MSU trainer accused in deadly crash in Monroe County


According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Todd Moyer, 37, was driving southbound on US-23 Friday, when his pick-up truck struck the back of another auto. Though the matter remains under investigation, a press release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office stated preliminary investigations showed Moyer was distracted at the time of the crash. Read More »

Woman shot at her gender-reveal party wasn't pregnant, police say


But police now believe Cheyanne Willis , who was shot in the leg at a shower in her unborn baby's honor, was not truthful about losing an unborn child, and appears to not have been pregnant. Willis made a post on Facebook prior to the shooting saying "It's a boy!" FacebookCheyanne White's Facebook announcement that she was set to have a boy. Read More »