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Archives for February 3, 2020

Audi racing drivers thrill fans at GP Ice Race

Daniel Abt, René Rast and Benoît Tréluyer put in a spectacular show in Zell am See Audi e-tron FE06 and Audi RS 5 DTM sideways on ice and snow Rally legend Stig Blomqvist drives historic Audi Sport quattro Zell am See/Neuburg a. d. Donau, February 2, 2020 – Spectacular drifts on ice and snow: at […]

Recipe of the week

Sheet Pan Pork Chops With Sweet Potatoes and Apples From Yummly 11 Ingredients 47 Minutes Servings: 4 Description Tender brown sugar pork chops, caramelized sweet potatoes, and apples are the perfect combination of savory and sweet in this easy dinner made on one sheet pan. The recipe is a Yummly original. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes 3 red […]

Martin: Support your hometown newspaper in 2020

By Melissa Martin P. T. Barnum declared, “He who is without a newspaper is cut off from his species.” Before the Internet, social media, cable television, and radio, the hometown newspaper connected residents and neighbors to each other through stories, pictures, and published events. My grandparents lived in the same house on the same piece […]

Disappointing season opener for Audi Sport

Round one of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in Australia Kelvin van der Linde turns the fastest race lap Podium in the Pro-Am class for customer team Hallmarc Bathurst/Neuburg a. d. Donau, February 2, 2020 – At the incredibly thrilling season-opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport fell short of its own expectations. After […]

Cayman: Man charged for George Town burglary,

From RCIPS Feb 3 2020 A man, age 44 of Bodden Town, has been arrested and charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 23 December, 2019, where a business on North Church Street, George Town, was broken into and several items stolen. He appears in court today, 3 February.

Hong Kong hospital strike kicks off as top doctor backs mainland China border closure calls amid coronavirus fears

By Chris Lau From SCMP Union says more than 2,400 doctors, nurses and medical assistants have signed up for the strike, the first wave of which involved non-essential staff Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong urges the workers to put patients first More than 2,400 Hong Kong public hospital workers staged a strike on […]

Cayman: First 2020 Micro & Small Business Workshop a resounding success

The first in a series of 12 free workshops targeting micro and small businesses, individuals and aspiring entrepreneurs was held on Thursday, January 30, at the Chamber of Commerce Training Centre in Governors Square.  Approximately 40 persons, representing a wide cross section of small-sized businesses and start-up entrepreneurs, were in attendance, and the participants described […]

China furious with US on growing travel ban

By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax Chinese government officials are angry with the United States over its growing travel ban in the wake of the growing coronavirus outbreak, pointing out that the World Health Organization has said stringent restrictions are not necessary.  “A certain country has turned a blind eye to WHO recommendations and imposed sweeping travel […]

‘I sold my hair for $2 to feed my children’

By Swaminathan Natarajan From BBC The day Prema Selvam sold her hair for 150 rupees ($2; £1.50) in order to feed her young children was the worst of her life. The mother-of-three had already lost her husband after he had killed himself in a fit of desperation amid mounting debts and a failed dream. Even […]

Blood on the tracks: Russian mystery of drummer’s death in Siberia

By Olesya Gerasimenko From BBC He was 25 and an aspiring drummer with an eye on a career with the band he formed with his college friends. Dmitry Fyodorov was also planning to marry his girlfriend in the Siberian city of Omsk. But last month, police broke the news to his family that he had […]