North Korea’s parliament has pledged to develop the economy and improve people’s livelihoods despite the “difficult and complicated problems” faced last year from sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic, state media said on Tuesday (Feb 8). The Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA), the isolated state’s parliament, gathered on Feb 6-7 to discuss cabinet work and government budgets and adopt new laws on childcare and the protection of overseas residents, the official KCNA news agency said. Leader Kim Jong Un did not attend the meeting, which was led by Choe Ryong Hae, chairman of the SPA standing committee. The parliament rarely meets and usually … Continue reading North Korea’s parliament has pledged to develop the economy and improve people’s livelihoods.
The estates of Robin Williams and George Carlin sued Sirius XM’s Pandora Media Inc on Monday, claiming the online music service owes royalties for streaming their material millions of times. Williams and Carlin’s estates, along with comedians Bill Engvall, Ron White and Andrew Dice Clay, have not received a “fraction of a penny” from Pandora, they said in five separate federal lawsuits filed in Los Angeles by the same attorney. The lawsuits ask for damages ranging from over $4 million for Williams’ estate to nearly $13 million for White. Carlin and Williams were two of the most popular comedians of … Continue reading Robin Williams and George Carlin sued Sirius XM’s Pandora Media Inc on Monday.
FC Barcelona are set to announce a shirt and stadium sponsorship agreement with Spotify, Catalan radio station Rac1 reported on Monday. According to the Rac1 report, the LaLiga side have agreed a three-year deal with the streaming music platform worth 280 million euros ($320 million). The deal will see Barca’s men’s and women’s team bearing the Spotify logo on their shirts while the company will be the first brand to sponsor the club’s Camp Nou stadium, with an official announcement expected on Tuesday, added the report. Japanese retailer Rakuten has sponsored the men’s team since 2017 while toolmaker Stanley Black … Continue reading FC Barcelona are set to announce a shirt and stadium sponsorship agreement with Spotify.
According to a report, it was gathered that some cultist on Monday evening reportedly killed three persons and injured others in an attack on Nnobi in Idemili North Local Government Area. The incident, The Nation gathered, occurred around 8.45pm. Anambra Police spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu couldn’t be reached on phone. But a Senior Police Officer, who pleaded anonymity, confirmed the incident. The source said it was a case of cult war and not gunmen attack as speculated. According to the source, Only two persons were killed during the shootings involving cult members and few others got injured in the process. The … Continue reading Unidentified cult gang allegedly killed three person and injured many in Anambra state.
French President Emmanuel Macron, the top Western leader to visit Moscow since Russia began massing troops on the border with Ukraine, told Vladimir Putin at the start of talks in the Kremlin on Monday (Feb 7) that he aimed to avoid war and build trust. Macron, who is expected to seek re-election in April, has positioned himself as a potential mediator on Ukraine, with Paris voicing scepticism about predictions by Washington and other Western capitals that a Russian assault is imminent. Macron told the Russian president he was seeking a “useful” response “that of course allows us to avoid war and … Continue reading Emmanuel Macron meet with Vladimir Putin of Russia over Ukraine alleged invasion.
The United States and Germany on Monday (Feb 7) sought to present a united front against potential Russian military aggression in Ukraine, with President Joe Biden declaring the two in lockstep despite questions over Berlin’s commitment to scuttle an important energy pipeline. Biden met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in the Oval Office as Western countries brace for an invasion of Ukraine as some 100,000 Russian troops have amassed near its border. Russia denies it is planning an invasion. US officials say an attack could occur within days or weeks. Scholz, under fire at home and abroad for what has been seen … Continue reading Biden met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in the Oval Office as Western countries brace for an invasion of Ukraine.
Introduction Cataract is a very common eye condition. As you get older the lens inside your eye gradually changes and becomes less transparent (clear). A lens that has turned misty, or cloudy, is said to have a cataract. Over time a cataract can get worse, gradually making your vision mistier. A cataract can occur in either or both eyes. It cannot spread from one eye to the other. An eye with Cataract Structure of Lens Structure of an eye lens The lens is a clear part of the eye that helps to focus light, or an image, on the retina. … Continue reading Cataract is a very common eye condition. As you get older the lens inside your eye gradually changes and becomes less transparent (clear).
Introduction Cholesterol is a white, waxy, fatty substance. It is made in the liver and released into the bloodstream. You can also get cholesterol from the food you eat. It is a type of fat found in the bloodstream. Your body needs some cholesterol to work effectively. Cholesterol has many good uses, but is a problem when there is too much of it in the blood. Types High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is sometimes called good cholesterol. HDL protects you against heart disease by carrying the extra cholesterol out of your arteries, which lowers your chance of having a heart attack … Continue reading Cholesterol is a white, waxy, fatty substance.
Introduction Cold sore usually show up on the lips or mouth as a cluster of blisters with a red base. They are also called “fever blisters.” They may be painful and feel itchy, dry, and crusty. If the blisters come back another time, they may cause a tingling feeling before they appear on the skin. The virus that causes them, herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), is very common and spreads very easily. Although the virus is commonly spread by kissing, it may also spread by more casual contact. Cold sore on the upper lip Two kinds of herpes simplex … Continue reading Cold sore usually show up on the lips or mouth as a cluster of blisters with a red base.