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Brazil Senate passes controversial labour reform

Brazil Senate passes controversial labour reform

The presidential press office said in a statement that Maia has remained loyal to Temer since becoming speaker previous year. If approved that way, the bill would go directly to the president for signature. It also gives more flexibility for part-time work and temporary contracts. The proposal to modernize Brazil's labor laws, some of which date back to the 1940s, is backed by Brazilian businesses so they can lower labor costs that allegedly undercut their ability to compete in foreign ...


Para-Athlete Abdullah Hayayei Dies After Training Accident

Para-Athlete Abdullah Hayayei Dies After Training Accident

The IPC noted that emergency services were called shortly after 5 PM, and that police, London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance responded. He came sixth at javelin and seventh in shot put in the F34 Paralympic classification , which is for athletes with functional arms but difficulties using their legs.


GFW Suspends Alberto El Patron Amid Investigation

GFW Suspends Alberto El Patron Amid Investigation

GFW noted that their statement would be all they're saying for now while requesting that questions about El Patron not be asked, but Jarrett called the situation with El Patron being investigated for domestic battery "unfortunate" and said that they're continuing to dig into the matter.


Auburn's Daniel Carlson named to Lou Groza Award watch list

Auburn's Daniel Carlson named to Lou Groza Award watch list

An even better campaign followed, as Barnes went 22-of-26 on field goal attempts and 78-of-79 on extra points to lead the nation in kick-scoring with 143 points. Additionally, his 30 career field goals in just two seasons are two away from cracking UCF's all-time top 10 list. Here's a look at the five kickers who are most likely to win the 2017 Lou Groza Award.


East China Sea Mission Marks New B-1B Bomber Milestone

East China Sea Mission Marks New B-1B Bomber Milestone

State media of North Korea has accused the USA of "reckless military provocations" after the maneuvers over the Korean Peninsula bombers B-1B. The re-entry feature of North Korea's missile programme is not established, said Yi Wan-young, a South Korean lawmaker who was briefed by National Intelligence Service chief, Suh Hoon, on Tuesday in a closed-door session for lawmakers.


Lockdown lifted at Washington state capitol campus

Lockdown lifted at Washington state capitol campus

Staff had been urged to stay indoors and members of the public had been told to avoid the area. Students, faculty, and staff received a text alert telling them to shelter in place around 9:30 a.m. Joseph O'Sullivan from The Seattle Times tweeted that there are officers with long guns stationed near the Department of Licensing building. The state patrol announced the lockdown this morning on Twitter, lifted it about 45 minutes later.