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A sprawling, vacant plot of land in the heart of Singapore, which inspired the setting of the hit movie ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, may be transformed into a multibillion dollar luxury residential development, according to people with knowledge of the plans.
With growing fears about global warming, deadly floods linked to climate change and a new political landscape as Angela Merkel leaves the stage, it should have been the German Greens' year.
The beginning of the end came when Shevchenko caught Murphy with a check hook that sent Murphy stumbling across the cage.
Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill strengthening social safety net and climate programs through the House Budget Committee, but one Democrat voted “no,” illustrating the challenges party leaders face in winning the near unanimity they'll need to push the sprawling package through Congress. Under budget rules, the committee wasn’t allowed to significantly amend the 2,465-page measure, the product of 13 other House committees. More important work has been happening in an opaque procession of mostly unannounced phone calls, meetings and other bargaining sessions among party leaders and rank-and-file lawmakers.
Olaf Scholz, the centre-left Social Democrat (SPD) candidate to succeed Angela Merkel, is one of Germany's most influential politicians, with a reputation for being meticulous, confident and fiercely ambitious.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on Friday officially apologized for their role in the country's notorious residential school system for the first time, after refusing to do so for years despite public pressure. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is the national assembly of bishops in Canada, formally recognized by the Catholic Church and part of a global network of conferences. Starting in 1831 and as recently as 1996, Canada's residential school system forcibly separated indigenous children from their families, subjecting them to malnourishment and physical and sexual abuse in what the country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2015 called "cultural genocide."
"Volcanic surveillance measurements carried out since the beginning of the eruption recorded the highest-energy activity so far during Friday afternoon," emergency services said.The volcano has spewed out thousands of tons of lava, destroyed hundreds of houses and forced the evacuation of nearly 6,000 people since it began erupting last Sunday. La Palma, with a population of over 83,000, is one of an archipelago making up the Canary Islands in the Atlantic.On Friday, authorities evacuated the towns of Tajuya, Tacande de Abajo and the part of Tacande de Arriba that had not already been evacuated after the new vent opened up in the flank of the volcano.No fatalities or serious injuries have been reported in the volcano's eruption, but about 15% of the island's economically crucial banana crop could be at risk, jeopardising thousands of jobs.
Diaz smiled in the cage after the loss and accepted the defeat gracefully.
While preseason top 10 teams like Clemson, Ohio State and Iowa State have losses, there are plenty of teams to come out of nowhere and start the season undefeated.
The Wallabies might have won three in a row for the first time since 2017 but "grumpy" coach Dave Rennie wants more ruthlessness, complaining they were not clinical enough against Argentina.
Newly-crowned US Open champion Daniil Medvedev cruised past Canada's Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 6-0 in the 2021 Laver Cup on Saturday, as Team Europe continued its march towards a fourth straight title.
Without his brother Ethan, but with cinema heavyweights Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, American director Joel Coen took up the challenge of adapting Macbeth, producing a sleek film that remains true to Shakespeare's great text.
Saudi Faisal Malaikah's love for non-venomous snakes has evolved from having just one when he was five to ultimately crossbreeding dozens to produce "live art" in unique colours and patterns.
While about 90% of NBA players are vaccinated against COVID-19, it sounds like getting the rest of the way there is going to be a battle.
Germany is abuzz with talk of traffic lights, Jamaican flags and other nicknames that describe the hotchpotch of possible coalitions that could be formed after Sunday's election.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives may crash out of government altogether after her 16 years in power
The Conference of Catholic Bishops in Canada officially apologized on Friday for abuses suffered by Native children in the country's residential school system.Despite public pressure for years, the Church had refused to acknowledge its role operating the schools.In a statement on Friday, the Catholic organization said, "We acknowledge the grave abuses that were committed by some members of our Catholic community; physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, cultural, and sexual."Canada's residential school system opened in the early 1800s and operated as recently as 1996.The system forcibly separated indigenous children from their families and subjected them to malnourishment and physical and sexual abuse.The country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission has named it a cultural genocide.The Vatican has refused to apologize for the Catholic church's role, unlike the Anglican, Presbyterian and United churches.Global outrage around the lack of apology spread earlier this year, after hundreds of unmarked graves of indigenous children were discovered at the sites of former residential schools across Canada.
It’s too early to declare this era of Clemson dominance over, but the Tigers no longer look like the near-unstoppable force of the last decade.
The trailer shines a bigger spotlight on the sisters Vi and Jinx, two of the most popular League of Legends champions and the principal characters of Arcane.
Germany votes Sunday in the first election not to feature Angela Merkel in over a decade, but it may be some time before it becomes clear who will succeed her as chancellor.