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1 hour 31 minute

Sixteen nurses at once pregnant at Arizona hospital

Pregnancy might just be catching at a hospital in Mesa, Arizona, where 16 nurses are expecting at once.That's 10% of the nursing staff in the intensive care unit, and patients have started to notice the high pregnancy rate, the nurses said.At a news conference, the women joked that there must be something in the water, or that maybe it was a joint plan for Christmas holidays off.The group's first birth is expected in September and the last in January.Rochelle Sherman, who is just over a month away from giving birth, said: "I don't think we realised just how many of...
3 hour 15 minute

Huawei has two flashy new P20 Pro gradient colors scheduled for IFA announcements

If there’s one thing to love about Huawei’s best-selling P20 Pro, it’s, well, the trend-setting triple camera setup on the back. But if there’s a second thing that definitely helped this powerhouse of a phone turn some heads and stand out from the Android high-end pack, it’s what the fast-rising company calls the “gradient effect.”Apart from “conventional” black and blue color options, the Huawei P20 Pro also comes in truly unique Twilight and Pink Gold paint jobs that actually combine different hues. The former in particular is made to attract attention, mixing purple and blue tones in a way that’s...
5 hour 52 minute

Former cricketer Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's prime minister

Islamabad: Former cricket star Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday, taking on the challenge of forming a coalition to govern as a currency crisis looms over the turbulent, nuclear-armed South Asian country.Khan, a firebrand nationalist, won a general election last month promising to fight corruption and drastically reduce poverty among Pakistan's 208 million people.Wearing a traditional black sherwani coat, in the style of his hero and Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Khan recited the oath of office and vowed to respect the constitution."I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan," Khan read from...

6 hour 12 minute

Former cricketer Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan’s prime minister

ISLAMABAD — Former cricket star Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday, taking on the challenge of forming a coalition to govern as a currency crisis looms over the turbulent, nuclear-armed South Asian country.Khan, a firebrand nationalist, won a general election last month promising to fight corruption and drastically reduce poverty among Pakistan’s 208 million mostly-Muslim people.Wearing a traditional black sherwani coat, in the style of his hero and Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Khan recited the oath of office and vowed to respect the constitution.“I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan,” Khan...
10 hour 10 minute

Vahan Announces its AI-driven assistant on WhatsApp to automate recruitment

Vahan, a Bengaluru-based company, has built an AI-driven virtual assistant integrated with WhatsApp that helps businesses automate various aspects of workforce engagement. To apply for a job, a candidate simply needs to send a “hi” message to Vahan’s phone number on WhatsApp following which the bot qualifies them, answers their questions and even schedules an interview. The start-up has created the virtual assistant in English & local languages and has tied up with clients such as Dunzo, Club Mahindra, Cure.Fit, Ecom Express and Flipkart. AI-driven App As per Madhav Krishna, CEO, Vahan, “There are 200k delivery jobs in the country...
15 hour 17 minute

Elected PM, Khan pledges to punish ‘all those who have robbed Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani lawmakers elected former cricket legend Imran Khan prime minister on Friday and he pledged to bring to justice “all those who have robbed this country” through corruption.Parliament’s move cleared the way for the 65-year-old Khan to set up a coalition government and his first major task will be to avert a brewing economic crisis after his party swept to election victory on July 25.Khan’s party won power on an anti-status quo platform, vowing to fight corruption and lift millions of people out of poverty.Pakistan has been plagued by boom-and-bust cycles and military coups since independence in 1947, as...

15 hour 17 minute

Row over Putin’s attendance at Austria minister’s wedding

VIENNA: The expected attendance of Russian President Vladimir Putin at Saturday’s wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl sparked a row Friday over whether the visit was appropriate.“How is Austria’s presidency of the EU meant to live up to the government’s own claims of building bridges (between the EU and Russia) and being an honest broker, when Austria’s foreign minister and chancellor are so obviously on one side?” asked MP Andreas Schieder of the opposition Social Democrats (SPOe).SPOe MEP Evelyn Regner said the invite sent a “shameful” image of Austria to its EU partners, branding it “a provocation of European...
16 hour 52 minute

Two arrested in Chile over bomb threats that caused flight chaos

SANTIAGO, Chile: Chilean police arrested two men over bomb threats that grounded nine commercial airplanes in Chile, Peru and Argentina on Thursday.A specialist organized crime unit arrested one, 29-year-old Chilean man in the northern city of Antofagasta overnight after using cellphone triangulation to locate him, police said.The man was arrested early Friday morning at his home, and his cellphone and other items were seized as evidence, Santiago’s police chief, Jose Rivera Aedo, told a news conference.The man, who has not been named, was due to appear before a court in Santiago on Friday afternoon on charges of making threats of...
16 hour 53 minute

Lavish Eid splurge sparks anger as Afghans count hidden cost

KABUL: Roadside stalls in Kabul are overflowing with colorful dry and fresh fruit, including imported varieties from as far away as Brazil and Australia, and shops selling sweets are bustling with customers.Both rich and poor in the capital are rushing to buy treats to serve guests during the coming Eid — a celebration that is also an opportunity by Afghanistan’s wealthy to put on an extravagant show.Families try to outspend each other to ensure they have the widest variety of food and fruits on the table.As a result, the average expense for even a poor family can reach several hundred...

18 hour 1 minute

WIN Television's local news bulletin signs off in Tasmania, audience decline feared

By Rhiannon Shine The Tasmanian presenters of WIN News have signed off for the final time, as fears grow that a move to present bulletins from New South Wales will lead to audience decline.Nine jobs have been slashed as part of a move to present Tasmanian news bulletin from WIN's Wollongong studios.The newsroom has been halved from 18, down to just four journalists, four camera operators and a news manager.RMIT University senior journalism lecturer Alex Wake said audiences were unlikely to respond well to the change."I will imagine that Tasmanians are very proud people [and] will immediately switch off the...
18 hour 38 minute

The 25 highest-paying jobs in the US, ranked

These jobs all have median base salaries of $96,116 or more. High paying jobs can feel out of reach, but they're out there. Some lucrative gigs, according to Glassdoor's latest rankings, require years of graduate studies. Others are more easily accessible. High paying jobs are out there — you've just got to know where to look. Fortunately, Glassdoor has compiled a list of the most lucrative occupations in the US. All of the jobs on the list had to have at least 100 salary reports between July 2018 and July 2018 on the job site. C-suite roles were cut from...
19 hour 16 minute

United once more: Manchester soccer program reintegrade’s women’s squad

Within a few weeks, Casey Stoney has completed the job many soccer coaches would envy and some find daunting: Assembling a squad completely from scratch. Thirteen years after Manchester United women’s team was disbanded to prioritize resources on the men, gender equality has returned to one of the world’s richest sports teams. Only 83 days after being granted a license by the English Football Association, United’s women’s side plays on Sunday against Liverpool with Stoney as its coach. “It was a blank canvas,” Stoney said. “I wasn’t coming in and clearing up anyone else’s mess. I wasn’t inheriting players. It...