Russian Army commandos get AK-12 assault Kalashnikov rifles : International de

Russian Army commandos will soon wield the latest AK-12 assault Kalashnikov rifles. The commandos based in Krasnodar Region in Russia’s south have been supplied 700 AK-12 rifles as their primary weapon. These commandos undertake special operations and the gas-operated, long-stroke gas piston, rotating bolt action AK-12 rifles will increase their lethality. “A batch of more […]

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Tonight’s Rose Ceremony May Just Have Been the Most Dramatic in Bachelorette History

Over the course of five seasons, The Bachelorette has certainly had its fair share of emotional farewells. However, it’s safe to say nothing quite prepared us for just how brutal tonight’s rose ceremony was. That’s right, Angie sent former frontrunner Ryan packing, and it was beyond intense. The drama all began once Angie had handed […]

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Moving pains: Relocating a small business

You’ve probably heard the saying “A change is as good as a holiday”, but for Luke Postlethwaite of The Biomechanics, relocating his business operations has been anything but. Do the benefits of a business relocation always outweigh the downsides, and can a business owner control the outcome? Luke Postlethwaite, owner and founder of The Biomechanics, […]

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Police stop gay pride parade deemed illegal : International de

Entebbe – Ugandan police have prevented organisers from holding a gay pride parade on the orders of a government minister who says such an event is illegal. Frank Mugisha, a gay rights leader in Uganda, said police blocked organisers from staging the event at two locations outside the Ugandan capital, Kampala. Mugisha said more than […]

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Incorrect Super Paid – How to adjust Pay Liabilities

Hi Brains! Whilst reviewing clients file, I have noticed that they have short-paid super Jul-Sept (e.g. $2700 period when compared to the Super payable in “Pay Liabilites’ ($3,000 As I cannot nominate an amount in the Pay Liabilites, how do I enter the short-paid amount so that the bank reconciles, and ensure that the difference […]

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Sri Lankan journalists fear situation may worsen after polls : International de

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly state-sponsored killer squads, Sri Lankan journalists living in exile doubt they’ll be able to return home soon or see justice served to their tormentors — whose alleged ringleader could come to power in this weekend’s presidential election. Exiled journalists and […]

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Here’s How to Tell Who Wins The Bachelorette Before the Finale Even Goes to Air

After four long weeks, the finale of this season of The Bachelorette is finally almost here. Although we are incredibly close to finding out which contestant captured Angie Kent’s heart, that knowledge doesn’t stop us Bachie tragics from obsessing over who exactly the lucky man may be, In order to help ease the suspense, we […]

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Trial for man accused of killing toddler aborted

The murder trial of Shane Claude Roberts in the High Court at Rotorua has been aborted. The trial was into its eighth day when Justice Matthew Muir told the jury shortly after midday today it could no longer continue and they were being discharged. He said if it did resume it could have run into […]

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Spanish royals visit Havana for 500th anniversary celebrations : International de

ROYALS. Spain’s King Felipe (right and Queen Letizia walk along a street in Havana on November 12, 2019. The Spanish royals are visiting Cuba for Havana’s 500th anniversary. Photo by Jorge Luis Banos/pool/AFP HAVANA, Cuba – Spain’s King Felipe VI begins an unprecedented visit to Cuba on Tuesday, November 12, to celebrate the 500th anniversary […]

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Lady Gaga Forgot Her 2013 Album ARTPOP Existed, but the Internet Sure Didn’t

Lady Gaga has confused the internet this week, and we’re not sure what’s going on here, to be honest. On Monday evening — the sixth anniversary of her popular studio album, ARTPOP — Lady Gaga posted a short and not-so-sweet tribute to her obscenely popular record. i don’t remember ARTPOP — Lady Gaga (@ladygaga November […]

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Pakistan nod to take Nawaz Sharif off ‘no-fly’ list

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday agreed to remove former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s name from the no-fly list to enable him to seek medical treatment abroad, on the condition that he deposits security bonds. The government has not yet specified whether the bond would be in the form of cash or any other asset. Imprisoned since […]

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Drought-hit Zimbabwe to transfer thousands of animals : International de

Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said on Monday it would move hundreds of elephants and other animals in a dramatic bid to save them from a lethal drought. At least 120 elephants have already died over the past two months as the country grapples with one of the worst droughts in its history. “We are moving 600 […]

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Bala has a superb first weekend at the box-office

Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar and Yami Gautam’s latest release Bala has managed to impress one and all at the box-office. The audience as well as the critics have been entertained by the film, Directed by Amar Kaushik, the film has done phenomenally well at the box-office. On its opening day, the film earned Rs 10.15 […]

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China says only patriots can become HK chief executive : International de

Hong Kong’s demonstrations have developed into anti-Beijing expressions. (AP pic HONG KONG: China’s top official overseeing Hong Kong affairs said Beijing will ensure only people loyal to it become the city’s chief executive, damping hopes of pro-democracy activists. The majority of representatives in Hong Kong’s cabinet, judiciary and legislative bodies should also support the central […]

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Remembering our mistakes helps us avoid making them again

ARCHIVE Parihaka in South Taranaki was invaded on November 5 in 1881. Any commemorations of the day in New Zealand are largely overshadowed by Guy Fawkes night, at which the failure of a plot to blow up the English House of Lords in 1605 was foiled. OPINION: Try this. Challenge yourself to think of November […]

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Revealed: What to say to get a better mortgage rate

Australia’s customer-owned banking sector’s portion of housing loans climbed by 7.8 per cent in the 12 months to June, in contrast to the major banks whose share grew by just 2.6 per cent. However, the big four banks still dominate, holding 82.1 per cent of all housing loans in June, according to banking regulator data. […]

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Gilas beats Alab in 1st tuneup, adds Kiefer Ravena to SEA Games pool

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas kicked off its series of friendlies on a winning note Monday night, but national team coach Tim Cone says the team still has a long way to go ahead of the Southeast Asian Games which will be held here. “Our challenge at this point is to make sure […]

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Haikus and photos to beat depression

Photos by Mandy Navasero illustrate the book of poems by Clenia Postrado Dimanche. “Reflections in Poetry” is a product of collaboration between Clenia Postrado Dimanche, a former International School French teacher for 20 years and a depression survivor, and Mandy Navasero, who graduated from the Brooks Institute of Photography with a major in Illustration and […]

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Chill your Netflix habit, climate experts say

Image: AFP/Lionel Bonaventure Movie nights once required driving to the local video store to rent, rewind and return the latest blockbuster. Now on-demand video content providers offer countless binge-worthy options at the touch of a finger. But experts say the ease of streaming services comes with a hefty environmental price tag. Watching a half-hour show […]

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South Africa T20I captaincy still Faf du Plessis’ ‘baby’ – Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock believes Faf du Plessis will still lead South Africa in next year’s T20 World Cup in Australia but said he would probably not turn down the opportunity if asked to captain in the format. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who captained South Africa in their recent T20I series in India, has been appointed skipper of […]

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