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MoD launches initiative to curb use of plastic bottles

MoD launches initiative to curb use of plastic bottles

New Zealand-based businesses that signed the NZ Plastic Packaging Declaration are Foodstuffs, Countdown, New Zealand Post and Frucor Suntory. All over the world, people are taking action on 5 June against plastic pollution to highlight the problem, to show how they have reduced their own plastic consumption and to challenge others to do the same.


Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will reportedly continue their unusual bromance at the much-anticipated summit in Singapore . The White House late Tuesday night confirmed the selection of the Capella Hotel , located on a resort enclave accessible to Singapore's main island by a single causeway.


Judge who sentenced Brock Turner recalled

Judge who sentenced Brock Turner recalled

The frenzied atmosphere, with its aggressive fundraising, heated rhetoric and reports of vandalism and threats, resembles the height of a much larger political race. They noted that Persky was removed from office for delivering a lawful sentence that Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen declined to appeal.


Two BSF soldiers killed in J&K as Pak violates ceasefire

Two BSF soldiers killed in J&K as Pak violates ceasefire

We only targeted the locations that targeted us but Pakistan , on the other hand, started targeting civilian areas of Pragwal and Kanachak since wee hours resulting in civilian casualties and damage to civil property, he said. He lauded border residents for braving frequent shelling and said they would soon be free from it. Eight people including four paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and an equal number of civilians were injured in the attack.


Woman accused of fatal hit-and-run at Maine baseball field due in court

Woman accused of fatal hit-and-run at Maine baseball field due in court

Parkhurst's selfless act cost him his life and saved the lives of others, but local news outlets later revealed the 68-year-old had a dark past. "The vehicle struck a closed gate and then sped toward the open main gate". McCann called the circumstances of Parkhurst's death ironic and riddled with coincidences. Parkhurst died on his way to the hospital shortly after he was struck last week.