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French President Emmanuel Macron set to close France’s elite school

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron is on Thursday to abolish the top university he attended along with four of the last six presidents in a move portrayed as a blow against elitism and in favour of greater diversity. The Ecole Nationale d’Administration, known as ENA, is a small Strasbourg-based finishing school for top civil servants […]


With Warning to Democrats, Manchin Points the Way for Biden’s Agenda

Republican senators, singed by their experience on the pandemic aid bill, responded to Mr. Biden’s gestures to bipartisanship by issuing a chilly statement saying that the last time he made a public plea to work together, “the administration roundly dismissed our effort as wholly inadequate in order to justify its go-it-alone strategy.” In an appearance […]


How to use WhatsApp’s new sticker ‘Vaccines for All’: Check out the details

Facebook-owned popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp has announced a new sticker pack named ‘Vaccines for All’ as a piece of the firm’s endeavours towards spreading mindfulness about the Covid-19 vaccine. These stickers, called “Vaccines for All”, are a mode of allowing WhatsApp users to show their appreciation for healthcare workers around the world. The new […]


New York Mets get walk-off win vs. Miami Marlins on Michael Conforto’s controversial hit-by-pitch

Even the New York Mets called Thursday’s walk-off 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins a lucky break. With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth after Jeff McNeil had tied the game with a home run leading off the inning, a 1-2 pitch on the inside corner of home plate […]

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1 Killed, 4 Injured In US’ Texas Shooting: Police

“Right now the subject is at large… this is a fluid situation,” the police said. (Representational) Bryan: One person was killed and four people were wounded in a shooting at a cabinet-making business in Bryan, Texas, authorities said, and a state trooper was later shot during a manhunt that resulted in the suspected shooter being […]


Investing Made Simple for Beginners and Everyone Else

Some people will tell you you can gain complete exposure to stock markets worldwide by just buying a single global equity fund, one that invests in stocks everywhere. And that’s true. But these funds, and not you, decide how much of your money is invested outside the United States. Today in Business Updated  April 8, […]


Eduardo Rodriguez wins for Red Sox in return from heart inflammation

BALTIMORE — Eduardo Rodriguez won in his return from heart inflammation that caused him to miss the 2020 season, allowing three runs over five innings Thursday to lead the Boston Red Sox over Baltimore 7-3 Thursday in the Orioles’ home opener. Rafael Devers and Kike Hernandez homered for the Red Sox, who have won four […]


Eating disorders: 'My BMI wasn't low enough to get help'

Using the Body Mass Index to measure health “inspires weight stigma” and should be scrapped, MPs say. Source link

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Britain Admits to ‘Plausible’ Risks With AstraZeneca Vaccine; Sikh Employers Loses Racial Discrimination Case

Britan’s Research on AstraZeneca: After European countries temporarily suspended the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, Britain has admitted to “plausible” risks arising from the vaccine. Its trusted Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) found there had been 79 cases of blood clots in the UK following vaccination, among whom 19 died. This was among […]


Catch up: Carnival hopes to restart U.S. cruises by midsummer.

A Carnival cruise ship docked last year in Long Beach, Calif. The cruise line has threatened to move its ships outside of U.S. ports.Credit…Lucy Nicholson/Reuters April 8, 2021, 6:10 a.m. ET Carnival Cruise Line, the largest cruise operator in the United States, is optimistic that several of its U.S.-based lines will be up and running […]