Thursday, October 28
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Iran: parliamentary vote on women in football stadiums

The Iranian parliament should decide in a timely manner whether women in the country will be granted access to football stadiums or not. "The Football Association (FFI) has presented a draft to parliament in this regard," said FFI Director General Hassan Kamranifar, according to media reports today. “If that is approved, then the women will soon be able to go to the football stadiums.” He did not provide any further details at the time of the decision.In Islamic Iran, women have been banned from attending football matches in stadiums for four decades, and observers believe it is unlikely that the parliament, which is dominated by hardliners, could approve such a proposal.Pressure from FIFAAfter increasing pressure from the world association FIFA, Iran gav...
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Nerze: Danish head of government under pressure because of SMS

The controversial mass killing of breeding malts around a year ago is causing renewed trouble for Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen: A commission set up to investigate the events tried in vain to receive text messages from Frederiksen in connection with the illegal culling. On the advice of her office, however, all SMS were automatically deleted after 30 days, Frederiksen told TV2 today.The process raised questions. Frederiksen's predecessor Lars Lokke Rasmussen assured that his phone was never set to automatically delete SMS. The Ministry of Justice made a similar statement today on behalf of Head of Office Nick Haekkerup. The opposition asked the Justice Minister to initiate a police investigation and have the deleted messages restored.Cullin...
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COVID-19: Hinshaw to provide latest numbers Thursday afternoon

Article content Alberta's medical director of health will provide the latest update on COVID-19 in the province Thursday afternoon. Article content Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Medical Director of Health, will address the media at 3:30 pm In Wednesday afternoon's regular update, Alberta reported 645 new COVID-19 cases. Across the province, there were 8,733 active cases of COVID-19, a decrease of 534 from Tuesday. In the Edmonton area, which includes the City of Edmonton and surrounding municipalities, there were 2,025 active cases, a decrease of 141. The City of Edmonton had 1,215 active cases, a decrease of 53. On Wednesday 810 Albertans were hospitalized with the virus, a decrease of 26. Of those, 184 were in intensive care units, an increase of one. Ten more deaths brought the death toll in the...
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Chick-fil-A opens Windsor location with long lines and small protests

Article content Chick-fil-A, a popular but sometimes controversial American fast food chain, opened its first location in Windsor on Thursday morning. Article content When the restaurant opened its Devonshire Mall location at 10 a.m., there were more than two dozen cars waiting in line and Windsor police were on site directing traffic. Owner and operator Jordan Schmidt, who was born in London but moved to Windsor-Essex with his wife and children, said he looks forward to serving the community. "I am grateful to be back in Ontario, where the Windsor-Essex community is experiencing tremendous growth and job diversification," Schmidt said in a press release. "There are continuing opportunities to nurture the local hospitality industry, and I look forward to providing professional developmen...
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Watch out, dogecoin! Shiba inu token makes its way into the top 10 cryptocurrencies

The cryptomoney based on memes shiba inu skyrocketed more than 45% in the last 24 hours and made it into the top 10 digital tokens by market capitalization.Shiba inu is a derivative of dogecoin, which itself was born as a satire of the cryptocurrency frenzy in 2013, and has almost no practical uses.However, its price has soared by about 180% in the last seven days, according to CoinMarketCap, surpassing dogecoin to become the eighth most valuable cryptocurrency, with a total value of $ 42 billion.Its trades, however, are volatile and at 14:08 GMT the shiba inu had given up about half of its profit for the session, but still racked up around 25% in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $ 1.2 trillion, added just over 4% ...
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Poland: Protests against law banning LGBTQ demonstrations

Hundreds of people have protested in Poland's capital Warsaw against a planned ban on demonstrations for LGBTQ demonstrations. At least 300 people gathered in front of parliament today, as the daily newspaper "Gazeta Wyborcza" reported. Many participants waved rainbow flags. On banners it was said, for example, "Love knows no gender". Late in the evening, Parliament wanted to deliberate on the legislative proposal in a first reading.Specifically, the law is intended to prohibit in future demonstrators from calling into question the marriage between men and women during actions, for example, and demanding that it be extended to people of the same sex. In addition, according to the draft, demonstrations should not be used to promote the adoption of child...
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Pregnancy of a raped girl moves Bolivia

The case of an eleven-year-old raped woman who was taken to a reception center of the Catholic Church caused violent reactions in Bolivia. According to Bolivian media reports, the girl had been raped by her step-grandfather and wanted to undergo an abortion in the fifth month of pregnancy. However, after an offer of help from the Catholic Church, the family changed their minds, it said. The regional representative of the country's ombudsman questioned the behavior of the Catholic Church.The Catholic Church in the South American country denied in a statement that it had intervened to get the girl to continue the pregnancy. "The forced pregnancy of a girl is considered torture," said a United Nations statement in the Andean state on Wednesday evening (loc...
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Chilean health authorities show concern about a new rise in Covid-19 cases

A sustained increase in coronavirus infections in the last weeks in Chile it keeps the government on alert due to the decrease in risk perception among the population amid the massive and rapid vaccination campaign, health authorities said on Thursday.Among the causes of the new advance, the authorities pointed to the relaxation of the restrictions, which has allowed greater mobility and non-compliance with basic standards of care such as the use of face masks, hand washing, among others."We are concerned about the situation, obviously," said the Minister of Health, Enrique Paris.For its part, the undersecretary Paula Daza He said that agents in charge of monitoring compliance with sanitary regulations have warned them that "the perception of risk in our country has been lost, th...
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The keys to Laporta’s commitment to Sergi Barjuan as interim coach

Sergi Barjuan is the temporary relay of Ronald Koeman. What are the keys to betting on Joan Laporta, waiting for the arrival of Xavi? He already gave him the alternative in juvenile and B In the last year of his previous stage, Laporta already gave him the first opportunity on a bench, by putting him in front of the youth team. The Barça has finally inclined towards the technician of the subsidiary although it valued, and very seriously, the possibility that Albert Capel...
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The family and one more

The legacy of our parents is something (I'm afraid) that only those of my generation have managed to keep (proud). I don't think my children are talking around the way I talk about my father, much less using the teachings he gave to his nine children, of whom there are only three left. Dad used to say that when you start talking about your father, you are getting old. I, who am 69 years old, have been talking about my father for a long time, I try to follow his advice and, above all, I never missed many of his sentences. For example, look where, there is one that usually comes to me like a glove when it comes to analyzing ...
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OMV sells stake in Norwegian oil field

The oil, gas and chemical company OMV is selling its stake in the Norwegian oil field Wisting for $ 320 million. OMV announced today that they have reached an agreement with Lundin Energy to sell the 25 percent stake.In addition to the purchase price, a conditional payment of up to $ 20 million was agreed, which is dependent on the final investment, the company said. The sale fits in with OMV's strategy of increasing the proportion of gas compared to oil in order to reduce the CO2 intensity of the portfolio in the future, said OMV board member Johann Pleininger, who heads the Exploration & Production division.The conditional payment is due if the investments are lower than what is currently stipulated in the field development plan. According to OMV, the ...