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Chaffetz won't be seeking re-election

Chaffetz won't be seeking re-election

After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I have decided I will not be a candidate for any office in 2018. Her well-funded campaign and the competitive edge that comes with being an incumbent makes Chaffetz's decision to step aside at the present all the more bemusing.



First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later

The winners' times on the point-to-point Boston course are considered a world best and not a world record because of the possibility of a supportive tailwind like the one on Monday. Yesterday Ms Switzer, now 70, finished the marathon in the USA city once again, this time accompanied by hundreds of supporters who ran alongside her.


Facebook 'has a lot of work to do' admits Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook 'has a lot of work to do' admits Mark Zuckerberg

So, are you ready to step into the "digital reality" with Facebook? If real world wasn't enough for you to hang out with your friends and have fun then don't worry as Facebook has another "digitally funky" option for you. "Now this is act two: giving developers the power to build all kinds of AR tools into the first augmented reality platform , the camera". In a demo picture of 3D effect, Zuckerberg showed the text - "It's feeding time " with sharks circling the cereal bowl.


People will avoid flying United if rival offers same flight

People will avoid flying United if rival offers same flight

According to a statement , the airline will make sure it knows where crew members are sitting at least an hour before the flight leaves. Dr. David Dao had more bad news for the airline when he hired one of the country's foremost trial lawyers to represent him.


Fiat Punto EVO Pure launched at Rs. 4.92 lakh

Fiat Punto EVO Pure launched at Rs. 4.92 lakh

The 1.3-litre diesel mill is not available in the Fiat Punto Evo Pure. The diesel engine is a 1.3-litre Multijet engine that powers a bunch of cars in the Indian vehicle market including Maruti, Tata and Chevrolet. Fiat offers the Punto Evo in the Active, Dynamic and Emotion trims as well with the Emotion being the top-spec auto. The cabin comes with black interiors and fabric seat covers.


Australia toughens up citizenship test

Australia toughens up citizenship test

Announcing sweeping changes to Australia's citizenship laws, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday unveiled tighter requirements for new applicants, a move that follows the scrapping of the 457 visa program for foreign workers. Labor has released an analysis that shows just 8.6 per cent of foreign workers now on a 457 visa are working in jobs that would be excluded under the new visa system.