BEIJING — For years, China’s Communist Party has maintained a check on the power of its leaders by calling on them to retire if they have reached age 68 when a new term begins.
Vern’s son shared a video of his dad’s impressive set of pull-ups on Sunday, which has already been viewed almost 60,000, and subsequently put every other pensioner (and the rest of us) to shame.
On Wednesday the House of Lords handed the Tory government an embarrassing blow when it backed changes to May’s plans, promising to protect the rights of European Union (EU) nationals living in Britain.
Up to 200 passengers on the Heathrow flight bound for San Francisco were told the aircraft could not take off with the creature on board, and that a new flight would be scheduled.
US Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu said on Wednesday that federal prosecutors failed to convince her that Salman would be a flight risk or a danger to public safety. Ryu granted federal prosecutors a 48-hour stay so they can appeal the ruling to the Middle District Court of Florida, and ordered a psychiatric evaluation for Salman before she makes her final decision.
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In its report, ‘Lackademia: Why do academics lean Left?’ the Adam Smith Institute warns the “overrepresentation” of left-wing views in academia could lead to a “groupthink.” It called on universities to pursue “ideological diversity.
The tickets will be available to obese people for the first time for the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia in June, an event seen as a dry run for the 2018 World Cup.
CAIRO — Egypt’s Parliament on Monday expelled one of its few dissenting lawmakers, the scion of a storied political family, having accused him of leaking sensitive information to Western diplomats.
A half-dozen United Nations experts who investigate human rights abuses have taken the rare step of banding together to condemn China for expulsions of monks and nuns from major religious enclaves in a Tibetan region.