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Gboard for iPhone gets an upgrade.

In May  2016, you first met Gboard, our app that let you search and send information, GIFs, emoji and more, right from your keyboard. In July, Gboard went global. And today we're upgrading your Gboard experience on iPhone by adding access to 15 additional languages, Google Doodles, new emoji, and—by popular ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

Here's why nearly half the boars in the Czech republic are too radioactive to eat.

The Czech Republic has an unusual problem this winter with its wild boar meat: the boars are radioactive.

- Global News - CA

Wild boars roam Czech forests - and some of them are radioactive.

PRAGUE - The Czech Republic has an unusual problem this winter with its wild boar meat, a local delicacy. The boars are radioactive.

- Reuters - US

Boars roam Czech mountains after eating mushrooms contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster.

Wild boar is a popular local delicacy in the Czech Republic but fans of the meat have an unusual problem on their hands this winter - the boars are radioactive.The boars became contaminated by one of their most popular food sources...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Radioactive boars could cause supply issues for Czech Republic delicacy.

A cold, snowy winter is forcing wild boars to feed on false truffles in the Czech Republic, which have absorbed high levels of a radioactive isotope as a result of the Chernobyl disaster.

- ABC News - AU

Wang pulls off Mladenovic stunner at Dubai Open.

CHINA’S Wang Qiang toppled France No. 1 Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-4 in the round of 16 at the Dubai Tennis Championships yesterday. Wang, who turned 25 last month, battled for an hour and 21 minutes before seeing off her 31st-ranked opponent in a shocker. More so because Mladenovic had surprised second-seeded ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Bohemian Club is a 145-years old male-only leisure club for the wealthy and powerful.

Posted at The Vintage News Wealthy and influential people often tend to join various organizations or clubs in which they can congregate with other people of power. Some of these organizations are elite secret societies, organizations, foundations or bizarre religious … Continue reading → The post Bohemian Club ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Trump Is Violating the Constitution.

The president is supposed to serve the American people, not himself. This piece originally appeared in the February 23 issue of The New York Review of Books.  When Barack Obama became the forty-fourth president of the United States in 2009, he appointed Norman Eisen, a special counsel for ethics and government,' to ensure ...

- ACLU - US

3 EU Countries Demand That Lower-Quality Foods Not Be Sold in Eastern Europe.

The Czech Republic has joined the initiative supported by Hungary and Slovakia calling on the European Commission to adopt a law banning food and beverages companies from selling products of different content and quality under the same label and brand. According to the official representatives of the three countries, ...

- Novinite - BG

Czech Republic fed up of being 'Europe's garbage can'.

The Czech Republic will push for the European Union to ban the sale of inferior food in eastern European under the same brand name as better food sold in the west, the country's agriculture minister said. The Czechs are joining Slovakia and Hungary, who also say multinational food companies sell worse food in the poorer and ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Jet scare: 1 pilot asleep, 1 on wrong frequency.

While flying from Bratislava to Prague, 9W 118 was on correct frequency as it transmitted and acknowledged messages from the ATC. After that, the crew allegedly switched over to 132.980MHz and did not monitor the emergency frequency.

- Times Of India - IN

Jet mid-air scare: 1 pilot was asleep, the other was on wrong frequency

While flying from Bratislava to Prague, 9W 118 was on correct frequency as it transmitted and acknowledged messages from the ATC. After that, the crew allegedly switched over to 132.980MHz and did not monitor the emergency frequency.

- Times Of India - IN

Czech deputy PM: A 'different' migration is needed

We have to change NATO from a defence pact to tan offensive pact, Andrej Babiš, the Czech minister of finance, who also serves as deputy premier, told Euractiv Poland.

- EurActive - UK

Laver Cup will be tough, not an exhibition, Federer says

PRAGUE - Tennis's answer to golf's Ryder Cup will be as competitive as other global tournaments, 18-times grand slam champion Roger...

- Townhall.com - US

Czech PM fires industry minister who said roaming is luxury

PRAGUE " Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has fired his minister of industry and trade over his resistance to work to lower telephone and mobile data tariffs.At a news conference on Monday, Sobotka said Jan Mladek's ministry...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Morocco Takes Part in Prague International Fair 'Holiday World'

Morocco Takes Part in Prague International Fair 'Holiday World'...

- MENAFN - JO

Last line of defence

Czech communications specialist ERA a.s. , a member of the Omnipol Group, is a leading supplier of next-generation surveillance and flight tracking solutions for the air traffic management, military, security and airport operations markets. It now has more than 100 installations at a series of airports, air traffic control ...

- Jane’s - US

Closing door to refugees, and its own history

In 1939, a young Czech boy, Alfred Dubs, was put on a train out of Prague by his family in the hope that he could be rescued from the dreadful fate awaiting many Jewish children. Among the 669 childre...

- The Hindu - IN

In-form Pliskova wins second title of the year in Qatar

The 24-year-old Czech, seeded number two, took just under an hour and 20 minutes to end the former world number one's hopes of a first success of 2017, breaking the Dane's serve in the opening game and rarely looking back.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Germany's Energy Mistakes Are Hurting Its Neighbors Too

Poland and the Czech Republic are collateral damage in Germany's energiewende.

- The American Interest - US

Passengers cheer as women who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' removed from easyJet flight

Police board jet at Stanstead to escort 'rowdy' fellow passengers off aircraft from Prague.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Germany's Energy Mistakes Are Hurting its Neighbors, Too

Poland and the Czech Republic are collateral damage in Germany's energiewende.

- The American Interest - US

Czech company backs down after using Maori symbols in pokie game

A Czech Republic company has taken down its Maori themed gambling game after accusations of cultural appropriation.

- Stuff - NZ

Czech PM foresees coalition government with Communists

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says his leftist Social Democrats are ready to form a coalition government with the hardline Communist Party after this year's parliamentary elections.

- FOX News - US

Czech PM foresees coalition government with Communists

PRAGUE " Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says his leftist Social Democrats are ready to form a coalition government with the hardline Communist Party after this year's parliamentary elections.It would be the first time...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Legendary Czech left wing Augusta dies at 70

Czech ice hockey legend Josef Augusta, who won three world titles as a coach in 1999-2001, died at the age of 70 on Thursday, the Czech Ice Hockey Association said. Czech media said Augusta had battled pancreatic cancer for years. As a left wing, Augusta won silver medals with the former Czechoslovakia at the world The post ...

- The Japan Times - JP

News24.com | Charges against Krejcir co-accused withdrawn, in talks with State

The State has withdrawn charges against one of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's co-accused in the murder case of Lebanese national Sam Issa.

- News24.com - ZA

Czech Republic seeks new tracked IFVs

The Czech Ministry of Defence plans to proceed with a tender worth over CZK50 billion to fulfil an urgent requirement for over 200 new tracked armoured fighting vehicles for the Army of the Czech Republic . General Josef Becvar, chief of staff of the ACR, stated

- Jane’s - US

German Power Glut Leaves Neighbors Tilting at Windmills

As Germany ramps up its wind and solar energy, its electricity surpluses are spilling over the border into Poland and the Czech Republic, straining their grids and forcing them to make costly upgrades.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Germany, Romania and the Czech Republic deepen defence ties

Today , Defence Ministers from Germany, Romania and the Czech Republic signed arrangements to deepen defence ties. As part of this, the Czech Republic's 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade and Romania's 81st Mechanized Brigade will work closely with Germany's 10 Armoured Division and Rapid Response Forces Division.

- NATO - INT

Vitangcol to start trial for extortion

The Sandiganbayan is set to proceed with the graft trial of former Metro Rail Transit Line 3 general manager Al Vitangcol III after it denied his motion to junk the charges that he allegedly tried to extort money from a Czech train supplier in 2012. The post Vitangcol to start trial for extortion appeared first on Inquirer ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Unlucky Franz: Ian Thomson on Kafka's life of unholy tedium

The strange creatures of Kafka's posthumous collection The Burrow. Was there ever any other writer so afflicted by misfortune as Franz Kafka? Born in Prague in 1883 into a German-speaking Jewish family, St Franz of Prague' lived a life of almost holy tedium, working as an insurance clerk and seldom venturing beyond his own ...

- New Statesman - UK

Air race: Going upside down in race for the crown

The moment the Czech Republic's Martin Sonka won the opening Air Race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

- BBC - UK

Vitangcol heads to trial for 'attempted extortion' in MRT deal

The Sandiganbayan is set to try former Metro Rail Transit Line 3 general manager Al Vitangcol III, after it denied his motion to junk the charges for his alleged extortion of a Czech train supplier in 2012. The post Vitangcol heads to trial for 'attempted extortion' in MRT deal appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

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