TwitterFacebookListenThe live action "Lion King " is out in theaters now. It should be no surprise that the film gets a few things wrong about lion life. Alberto E. Rodriguez Getty Images for DisneyThere #x27;s no easy way to say this, but "The Lion King " sits on a throne of lies.We #x27;re not talking about the obvious stuff, like all that singing and dancing. Lions and meerkats and warthogs, as far as we know, cannot and do not harmonize to Elton John songs, no matter how catchy the tune is.
"To this end, no person regardless of the position they hold is above law," Ramaphosa said.He was responding to allegations by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who accuses the president of violating the Executive Ethics Code.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a public health emergency of international concern, the UN s health agency has announced, just days after the epidemic spread to a major urban hub for the first time.
Audio Hub UNICEF Jimmy AdrikoA health worker takes the temperature of a man as people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo line up at a screening facility set up at point of entry at a Uganda DRC border town. Medical staff routinely check people who enter Uganda from the DRC for Ebola symptoms. (12 February 2019) 19 July 2019HealthEbola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity for its people.
HealthWorld18 Jul 2019 The UN 's World Health Organisation on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern. "
Entertainment executive Scooter Braun is set to host a "fireside chat" with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) Saturday, an event Harris's campaign is promoting even as Braun faces a torrent of criticism over his feud with pop artist Taylor Swift. Swift publicly accused Braun of mistreating her for years after his recent acquisition of the master recordings to all six of her chart topping albums.
THE SCENE is becoming familiar: a Facebook executive is hauled before Congress in Washington, DC; a public grilling ensues. At least on July 16th and 17th American lawmakers looked better prepared than they were a year ago when they displayed little idea of Facebook s business during hearings over its failure to stop a rogue consultancy from harvesting data on 50m users without permission. This time David Marcus fielded mostly sensible questions about the social network s nascent cryptocurrency project, Libra, which he heads. Would transaction data be mined for valuable spending patterns? How will Facebook make money from Libra, which is to be governed by an independent body based in Switzerland?Mr Marcus offered reasonable answers. User consent will be required to mine transaction data; money will come from advertisers, happy to pay to gain access to consumers more willing to part with their money thanks to easier online payments. The big question on everybody s mind was different, however: why on Earth would scandal plagued Facebook launch a global financial instrument at all?
MUMBAI: Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed stricter norms to strengthen audit processes and curb abrupt resignations of auditors in publicly traded companies.The role of the audit committee and disclosures to investors must be strengthened to ensure that statutory auditors act more responsibly and resign only on genuine grounds without hurting investor sentiment, Sebi proposed in a consultation paper on Thursday.
Menstrual cups have been in talks for quite some time now. Considered to be an eco friendly alternative to sanitary napkins and tampons, menstrual cups are relatively inexpensive and also safe to use. Recently, menstrual cups have been found to be as unlikely to leak as sanitary napkins and tampons and also as safe as these two. In the first major scientific review of menstrual cups, 70% of regular menstrual cup users reported to continue using them. Authors of the study, published in The Lancet Public Health, a peer reviewed medical journal, say that sanitary napkins continue to be unavailable and unaffordable for many women around the world.
According to The Blast, former JOURNEY singer Steve Perry was unsuccessful in his attempt to end a legal battle over the release of demos he recorded with musician Phil Brown in 1991. Perry claims that the songs were recorded on an 8 track tape recorder in Brown's garage and were never meant to be heard by the public.
Google vice president of public policy Karan Bhatia has claimed that Project Dragonfly has been terminated . Project Dragonfly was a search engine that would comply with the Chinese government s internet censorship programme. He confirmed the project s termination while responding to questions from Senator Josh Hawley (R MO) during a Senate hearing on censorship.As Buzzfeed News noted, this is the first time that Google has used such definitive language to describe the project s end. In December, Google s CEO Sundar Pichai stated that right now, there are no plans for us to launch a search product in China. He also claimed at the same hearing that work on Dragonfly was currently an internal effort and limited , although confirming that at that time Google had over a hundred people working on Dragonfly.
Google has abandoned its plans to launch a censored search engine in China, according to testimony by a company executive before a US Senate committee on Tuesday.Why it matters: The tech giant has faced continued criticism from lawmakers, the public, and its employees for its work on Project Dragonfly the initiative to develop a search product for China.
A person with knowledge of the contract pegged the combined deal at a tidy $2 billion, a nice feather in Microsoft;s cloud cap. According to a Microsoft blog post announcing the deal, AT amp;T has a goal to move most of its non networking workloads to the public cloud by 2024, and Microsoft just got itself a big slice of that pie, surely one that rivals AWS, Google and IBM (which closed the $34 billion Red Hat deal last week) would dearly have loved to get.As you would expect, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke of the deal in lofty terms around transformation and innovation. "Together, we will apply the power of Azure and Microsoft 365 to transform the way AT amp;T s workforce collaborates and to shape the future of media and communications for people everywhere, " he said in a statement in the blog post announcement.
The House voted 332 95 against Congressman Al Green's articles of impeachment against the president, reflecting that the majority of Democrats were not ready yet to impeach Trump despite a bitter political divide with the White House.Trump, who was travelling to North Carolina to address a public rally, described it as the most ridiculous project.
Once the acquisition has completed, Yatra will become part of Ebix;s EbixCash (the company;s Indian subsidiary) travel portfolio which also includes Via and Mumbai based Mercury and will continue to serve customers under the Yatra brand, the two companies said. Ebix had invested north of $650 million in businesses in India, one of its key markets today, prior to the deal.Yatra, which went public in 2016 following a reverse merger with listed company Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation, counts India 's Network18, Reliance Capital, Macquarie Group and Rotation Capital among its shareholders.
TwitterLinkedinGoogle revealed this week that it has ceased all work on Project Dragonfly, its search engine tailor made for China.During a Senate Judiciary hearing, Karan Bhatia, Google's vice president of public policy, stated, "We have terminated Project Dragonfly," after being questioned by Sen. Josh Hawley (R Mo.).
Filipinos were finally able to get a firsthand look at the Leaf during last year s Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS). In this year s summit, the EV albeit still in right hand drive spec was once again on display for the public to see.
Another Republican man running for governor of Mississippi has said that he refuses to be alone in a room with a woman who is not his wife.Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. told Mississippi Today reporter Larrison Campbell on Monday that he abides by the ”Billy Graham rule ” because it 's ”common sense. ”
File photo of Kulbhushan Jadhav. HT Photos The International Court of Justice at The Hague in the Netherlands is set to deliver its verdict in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian citizen who is on death row in Pakistan, on Wednesday. Pakistan claimed Jadhav had been spying for India s Research amp; Analysis Wing when he was caught in 2017.The International Court of Justice said in a statement earlier this month that a public sitting of the court will take place at 3 pm local time (6.30 pm Indian Standard Time) at the Peace Palace. Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, the president of the court, will read out the verdict. The International Court of Justice had concluded its hearing on February 21.