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LONDON (AP) -- Virgin Trains and the Daily Mail are sparring in Britain after the rail operator said it had stopped stocking the newspaper amid concern it was "not compatible" with the company's brand. An internal memo in November took issue with the newspaper's "editorial posit...

Virgin stops selling Daily Mail newspaper on trains

LONDON (AP) — Virgin Trains and the Daily Mail are sparring in Britain after the rail operator said it had stopped stocking the newspaper amid concern it was “not compatible” with the company’s brand. An internal memo in November took issue with the newspaper’s “edit...

Knesset passes "supermarkets law" - English

The Knesset gave second and third readings to the "supermarkets bill" early this morning, Walla! News reports. At 7:40, the bill was passed by a majority of one: 58 in favor and 57 against. Four MKs of the Yisrael Beitenu party, which is part of the coalition, voted against the b...

Playing of national anthem in cinema halls optional: SC

The Supreme Court today made the playing of national anthem in cinema halls before screening of movies optional, modifying its earlier order. The apex court modified its November 30, 2016, order by which it had made the playing of the anthem mandatory in cinema halls before th...

SC says playing of national anthem in cinemas optional

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today made the playing of national anthem in cinema halls before screening of movies optional. The apex court modified its November 30, 2016, order by which it had ...

FG names Eriomala as NICO acting chief, Obiora heads museums commission

Lai Mohammed PHOTO: NAN The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has approved the appointment of Mr. Louis Okpako Eriomala, as the Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultura...

Economic Shock

An economic shock is an event that occurs outside of an economy, and produces a significant change within an economy. Economic shocks are events that impact an economy while occurring outside of...

Democrats to Grassley: Release Russia-related transcripts

Two Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are pushing Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to release transcripts of an interview with a founder of the firm that commissioned the controversial doss...

Judge ends case over armed standoff in Nevada grazing dispute

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed the criminal case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and three other men on charges stemming from an armed 2014 standoff with federal law e...

High-minded Wilson’s world peace plan was hamstrung by difficulties

On the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s famous ‘Fourteen Points’ address to the US Congress, historian GORDON LUCY looks back on the plan for peace at the end of World War I,...

May backs Donald Trump over bombshell book - but there's one thing she won't say

Theresa May has backed Donald Trump amid a storm over a bombshell book about his Presidency. The Prime Minister insisted the US President believes he is taking decisions in the "best interests o...

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