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May 14, 2018 2:28 PM 2018 World Cup: Pogba speaks on captaining France

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has revealed plans to captain the French national team during the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The 25-year-old, who won FIFA best young player award four years ago in Brazil, said he hopes to be a leader on the pitch for the Les Blues when the tournament kicks off in June. The midfielder made his debut for France 35

May 3, 2018 2:34 PM Military Plane Crashes In Georgia

According to a tweet by the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency says the Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed Wednesday at the intersection of two roads near an airport in Savannah, Georgia. The Savannah Morning News reports the plane was from the Air National Guard 165th Airlift Wing. It crashed around 11:30 a.m. A photo tweeted by the Savannah 23

March 7, 2018 2:45 PM Coca-Cola to launch an alcoholic ‘Chu-Hi’ drink

The alcoholic drink will mark a stark break from the Coca-Cola company’s 130-year tradition of releasing soft drinks. ‘We haven’t experimented in the low alcohol category before, but it’s an example of how we continue to explore opportunities outside our core areas,’ he added. The move comes amid a difficult time for the soda industry. In 2016, soda consumption 43

January 6, 2018 9:07 PM Astronaut John Young has died at 87

Veteran U.S. astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and even smuggled a corned beef sandwich into orbit during one of his six missions in space, has died at age 87, NASA said on Saturday. Young, a former U.S. Navy test pilot, in 1972 became the ninth of 12 people ever to set foot on the moon. ‘We’re saddened by the loss of astronaut John Young 31

October 28, 2017 10:59 AM Wales & England forwards to train against each other before autumn Tests

Wales and England forwards will train against each other for the first time before the autumn Tests. The idea for the one-off session, scheduled for 6 November in Bristol, came after this summer's British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. England forwards coach Steve Borthwick was among Lions coach Warren Gatland's assistants for the drawn series 52

October 28, 2017 12:06 AM DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec 29

Guide to Economic Indicators ----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 YANGON - Myanmar Central Bank Deputy Governor Bo Bo Nge gives speech on financial sector – 1130 GMT. PRAGUE - Czech National Bank holds 42

September 29, 2017 9:28 PM ‘Another Fantastic Week’: Tom Price’s Celebratory Travelogues

The dispatches outraged many members of the department staff, given that the travel took place at a time when the agency is facing hundreds of billions of dollars in proposed budget cuts, as well as certain budget-related restrictions on work-related travel for employees. Mr. Price did not begin the practice of the “Week in Review” dispatches, which 28

September 13, 2017 1:58 PM Mikheil Janelidze: Georgia has become one of the examples of how a small nation can transform itself through development of tourism

The FINANCIAL -- The Georgian Vice Premier, Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze spoke before the participants of the 22nd General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Vice Premier welcomed the launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development as a key to achieving economic prosperity, advancing people-to-people 59

September 11, 2017 9:22 PM Irma leaves 8 dead in US, 'devastation' in Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma is now wreaking havoc in in South Carolina after causing at least eight deaths in Florida and Georgia. A flash flood emergency was issued for Charleston this afternoon as Irma, which was downgraded to a tropical storm this morning, batters the Southeast with torrential rain and dangerous storm surges. As of 5 p.m., Irma was about 150 miles 112

September 5, 2017 2:49 PM Catastrophic Hurricane Irma — now a Cat 5 — is on a collision course with Florida

Hurricane Irma is an “extremely dangerous” Category 5, barreling toward the Greater Antilles and Southern Florida. It’s already the strongest hurricane ever recorded outside the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s likely to make landfall somewhere in Florida over the weekend. The storm is life-threatening for the United States and British Virgin 33