South Africa: The Implications Of OFAC Sanctions On The Guptas - ENSafrica

On Friday many South Africans awoke to the news that Ajay Gupta, Atul Gupta and Rajesh Gupta and their close associate Salim Essa, had been sanctioned by the United States government
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How the Soviet 'Concordski' crashed and burned

For the last decade, Thomas Sauvin has been purchasing discarded color negatives by the kilogram from a recycling plant outside Beijing. The old 35-millimeter films capture family outings, weddings, birthdays, vacations -- anonymous, everyday memories that would otherwise be lost.
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Today, Aotearoa New Zealand stands with Behrouz Boochani as a counterpoint to the politics of hate | Golriz Ghahraman

How poignant that Behrouz was freed from Australia’s grip and welcomed by Christchurch, a city that knows prejudice only too wellToday our world is a little freer, a little fairer, and a little more hopeful. Today, one less innocent man is incarcerated in Australia’s detention camp on Manus Island, guilty only of seeking refuge from persecution. Behrouz Boochani was no ordinary detainee. The Iranian Kurdish journalist and author became the voice of Manus detainees, and with it the persistent con...
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Election 2019: Tories talk immigration and Labour offer free broadband

The BBC's Helen Catt looks at the main events of Thursday's election campaign.
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Paul George shines in Clippers debut, drops 33 in return from shoulder surgeries

For the first time since April, Paul George has finally made it back to the floor. George made his debut with the Los Angeles Clippers in their 132-127 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on Thursday night, and looked like he hasn't missed a step. “He was sensational,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said, via Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times.
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How tall is Tacko Fall? Celtics center disputes his official NBA measurement

So, just how tall is Boston Celtics fan favorite and fast-growing legend Tacko Fall? foot-7? All of those heights have been applied to the rookie, who will split time between Boston and the Celtics' G-League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws, this season.
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UK: Legal Aspects Of Managing Data - Kemp IT Law

The purpose of this white paper is to provide a practical guide to legal rights in data – what they are, how they arise and how they can be managed.
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The Basics of Caring for Your Sneakers

A little care can make your sneakers last for the long haul.
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Protesters blare Christine Blasey Ford testimony and dress up as handmaids outside Kavanaugh speech

The scene outside the venue where Brett Kavanaugh was scheduled to give the keynote speech included protesters chanting and dressed as handmaids.
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Steelers' JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner ruled out with injuries

It was bad enough that the Pittsburgh Steelers trailed 14-0 early on against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night. Then they saw their two best offensive players head back to the locker room with injuries. They were both ruled out for the second half.
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How Mary Poppins has changed for the stage

How the world's most famous nanny went from books and the big screen to the West End stage.
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'Social workers ran my life as a kid in care - now I am one'

In care from the age of four, homeless at 19... now 23, Kerry has turned her life around.
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Kyler Murray will make you feel old with his LeBron James-Michael Jordan comparison

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray was courtside at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Tuesday night for the Phoenix Suns' 123-115 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, and was left starstruck — a feeling the reigning Heisman trophy winner and No. 1 overall draft pick doesn't have often. “It was crazy for me just because I mean he's like Michael Jordan to kids my age,” Murray said Wednesday.
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Inside the 'Sexiest Man Alive' selection

Hidden servers, hushed closed-door meetings and a covert photo shoot -- all part of the deeply secretive selection of People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive."
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'He doesn't seem like the kind of kid to do this': Classmates, neighbors surprised by suspected Santa Clarita shooter's identity

The 16-year-old who fatally shot two students and wounded three others at Saugus High School in California was an unlikely shooter, classmates said.
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Family told to remove their Christmas decorations

When's the best time to put up Christmas decorations? A homeowners association in San Antonio thinks it knows the answer, and it's not now.
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Biden Blasts Inaction on Guns, Saying He’s ‘Tired’ of Prayers

(Bloomberg) -- Joe Biden vented his frustration about the U.S. government’s failure to enact tougher gun restrictions after a shooting at a school in Southern California Thursday left at least two students dead, but added that he doesn’t envision any action as long as Donald Trump is president.“I’m so tired of people talking about your prayers. Dammit, we have to protect these kids. We have to do it now,” the Democratic presidential candidate said at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, about 45...
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General election 2019: Do parties still matter?

A look at the role of political parties in the UK
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World leader returns Trump's 'tough guy' letter

Turkish leader returns Trump's "don't be a tough guy" letter. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a letter spurned.
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Climate Change: How did a hacking scandal impact climate science?

What happened after a data hack suggested that climate change caused by humans is a hoax?
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Quiz of the week: Why did Drake cut short a headline set?

Have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
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South Korean grannies keeping a school alive

Facing a year without any first graders, a school in South Korea opened its doors to grandmothers.
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Homelessness: Two former homeless people describe what life was like

Home affairs correspondent June Kelly talks to two young people who used to live rough.
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Rugby and apartheid: 50 years on from the 'Battle of Swansea'

Violence marred a peaceful anti-apartheid protest 50 years ago and sent shockwaves around the world.
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Pointless work meetings 'really a form of therapy'

More managerial jobs generate more meetings, but they are not about making decisions, says a study.
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Trump impeachment inquiry: Why Ukraine is so important to the US

How relations with an eastern European country became central to the Trump presidency.
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Short-sightedness: Genetic test could help at-risk children

One in 10 people are genetically pre-disposed to severe short-sightedness.
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'Nos': What is nitrous oxide or laughing gas?

Also called laughing gas, it has been linked to 25 deaths since 2010.
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Africa's top shots: 8-14 November 2019

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
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The £7,500 dress that does not exist

Fashion collections that only exist in digital form are being sold, as the fashion industry learns from computer games.
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