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Brazil envoy visits SCCI today

SIALKOT - Brazil Ambassador to Pakistan Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins will visit Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) here on Monday (today). SCCI Vice President Abid Ahmed Khawaja told the media that the Brazilian Ambassador would discuss in detail the matters of mutual interest with Sialko

NATION - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Ryanair's Global Pitch to Pilots: Job Stability, but No Free Coffee

Photographer: Nichole Shinn for Bloomberg Businessweek Even by the hard-nosed standards of budget airlines, Ryanair Holdings Plc is notoriously tough on its staff. The carrier's chief executive once referred to his pilots as "glorified taxi drivers," and he makes them shell out for the coffee they d

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-19 05:01:11

[Photo News] PyeongChang Winter Paralympics pass on baton to Beijing

The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympics wrapped up Sunday, passing on the baton to Beijing, the next host city for 2022. The event in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, set a new record for a Winter Paralympics event with the participation of a total of 567 athletes from 49 countries. In the previous

KOREAHERALD.COM - 2018-03-19 03:14:26

In Brazil, 1,000 Protest Murder of Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman

Marchers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, protesting against the killing of the councilwoman and human rights activist Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Pedro Gomes.Credit Leo Correa/Associated Press At least 1,000 people marched in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday to protest the recent killing of Marielle

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-19 02:15:47

Park storms to five-shot win in Founders Cup

South Korea's Park In-bee birdied four straight holes on the back nine and finished with a 19-under par total of 269 to take the LPGA Founders Cup South Korea's Park In-bee stormed to victory in the LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday, firing a bogey-free five-under par 67 for a five-stroke triumph. Park, a

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-19 01:57:06

Jack Todd: Montreal must get out of World Cup bid before it's too late

The cost of hosting the 2026 FIFA tournament would be catastrophic, with the host city on the hook for a massive bill. I love the World Cup. Next to the Summer Olympics, it's my favourite sports event. The luckiest assignment I ever drew as a sports columnist was covering the 1998 World Cup in Fra

MONTREAL GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 00:55:18

Trump to unveil opioid plan seeking death penalty for drug dealers: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will unveil a plan on Monday to combat the opioid addiction crisis that includes seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging Congress to toughen sentencing laws for drug traffickers, White House officials said on Sunday. The White House plan w

REUTERS - 2018-03-19 00:20:10

Start your Monday smart: Here's what's coming this week

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)What did you miss in the world while you were celebrating St. Paddy's Day? Here's a quick look at the news from the past few days and a peek at the week ahead: -- An ex-FBI deputy director who's been dogg

CNN - 2018-03-18 23:50:24

Republican lawmakers concerned by Facebook data leak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several U.S. Republican lawmakers expressed concern over privacy violations on Sunday after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign gained inappropriate access to 50 million Facebook users' data. Republican Senator Marco Rub

REUTERS - 2018-03-18 23:38:57

Australia end most successful Paralympic campaign since 2002

Alpine skiing star Melissa Perrine carried Australia's flag into the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics closing ceremony as the country celebrated its best Games in 16 years. All 15 of Australia's team marked the end of a campaign in which it finished 15th with four medals as the South Korean region pas

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-03-18 22:51:26

Naomi Osaka Wins at Indian Wells for Her First WTA Title

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Naomi Osaka's ability deliver a victory speech is, by her own admission, a work in progress, but if she continues to play as well as she did this year in the California desert, she will get plenty of chances to perfect the art. It has long been clear that Osaka had the requisi

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-18 22:47:45

'World Upside Down': As Trump Pushes Tariffs, Latin America Links Up

Chile's then-President Michelle Bachelet with her foreign minister, Heraldo Munoz, at a signing ceremony for a trade pact among 11 Pacific Rim countries, signed on March 8 in Santiago.Credit Esteban Felix/Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile - Latin American leaders braced for the worst last year as th

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-18 19:59:23

Ask the Captain: How are flight altitudes determined?

Question: How are flight altitudes determined? - Submitted by reader Mario B. Easley, S.C. Answer: The flight operator files a requested altitude, usually done by the flight dispatcher, based on performance and economics. Air traffic control reviews the flight plan, checking for conflicts. They issu

USA TODAY - 2018-03-18 19:00:07

Katy Perry puts American Idol controversy behind her as she takes to the stage in semi-sheer latex ensemble

Katy Perry is living her best life (Picture: Backgrid) It's been quite the week for Katy Perry but she seemed to put it all behind her as she struck a blue note in Brazil over the weekend. Following on from #KissGate that saw her cop a fair bit of shit for 'taking the first kiss' of an American Idol

METRO.CO.UK - 2018-03-18 17:05:59

CDC strengthens yellow fever travel warning

Federal health officials strengthened their warnings about travel to Brazil on Friday, saying anyone planning to travel there needs to get a yellow fever vaccine. An outbreak of yellow fever among monkeys has worsened and spread, and 10 travelers have caught the virus, the Centers for Disease Contr

AOL CORP - 2018-03-18 16:28:52

UK teacher wins global best teacher prize

A teacher from north London has been announced as winner of a competition to find the world's best teacher. Andria Zafirakou, who teaches art and textiles in a Brent secondary school, has won a prize worth $1m (720,000). She has spoken of the hardship and overcrowded housing conditions facing many o

BBC - 2018-03-18 15:40:52

Republicans to Trump: Let Mueller do his job

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican senators warned President Donald Trump on Sunday against firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said he must let federal investigators looking into Russian meddling in the U.S. election do their jobs. FILE PHOTO: FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before the

REUTERS - 2018-03-18 15:37:44

Former UFC champ Jose Aldo says he accepted fight with Jeremy Stephens in Singapore

With Jose Aldo and Jeremy Stephens down to fight each other, one impasse remained: the stage. The latter wanted Chicago; the former wanted Rio de Janeiro. It turns out the two might be able to meet in the middle, though "middle" might not exactly be how we'd define Singapore here. According to Brazi

MMAJUNKIE.COM - 2018-03-18 15:30:07

Paralympic Chief Closes Pyeongchang Winter Games

Arts & Entertainment Chen Jining, mayor of Beijing waves the Paralympic flag after receiving it from Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee, left, at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, March 18, 2018. International Paralympic

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-03-18 15:29:24

Congress aims for six-month shutdown ... of budget squabbles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress, facing yet another government shutdown deadline at midnight on Friday, will try this week to approve a massive spending bill that would end lawmakers' nettlesome budget infighting, at least through Sept. 30. Republican leaders in the House of Representative

REUTERS - 2018-03-18 14:26:21