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Russia discharged a Chinese national from hospital in the Siberian city of Chita on Wednesday after he recovered from a coronavirus infection, local authorities said.He was the second of Russia’s two confirmed cases of coronavirus to recover. The other victim, also a Chinese national, was said by authorities on Tuesday to have recovered and been released from quarantine in Siberia’s Tyumen region.Russia has isolated hundreds of Russian and Chinese nationals for virus screening upon arrival from China. Russian authorities also quarantined a Chinese diplomat this week as a precaution. Topics :
Facebook Linkedin Forgot Password ? Topics : A coalition of civil society organizations, major labor unions and student organizations is preparing for street rallies in March to protest against the omnibus bill on job creation.The planned protest of the 1,028-page draft bill, released by the government on Feb. 12, comes following the withdrawal of some labor unions from a government-formed coordination team consisting of union, business and government representatives.The unions refused to stay on the team as they want change in the draft bill before it is sent to the House for deliberation. They also believe that the team was made solely to legitimize the bill.Coordinating Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto, however, stated that the draft from the government was final and the ball was in the House’s court now.Representatives from the Indonesian People’s Faction (FRI), which consists of student organizati… LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Google Log in with your social account labor-union student-organizations omnibus-bill BEM-UI omnibus-bill-on-job-creation civil-society-organizations Cipta-Lapangan-Kerja CSO ciptaker
By Rob NugentPOCOLA, Okla. (June 24) – Drew Armstrong made the trip from Alexandria, Ark., to Tri-State Speedway pay off with his second IMCA Modified feature win this season at Pocola.Kayden Menasco was the runner-up and H. Palmer crossed the line in third.
United have rebuffed two bids from Chelsea for Rooney, who missed the 2-0 FA Community Shield win over Wigan with a shoulder injury, but could still feature for England against Scotland at Wembley on Wednesday. And Vidic hopes the England forward will still be at Old Trafford following the closure of the transfer window on September 3. When asked if United’s policy is that he will not be sold, Moyes replied: “Correct.” He added: “I’m quite enjoying talking about it because I’m hearing so many of you getting it wrong. “I want him to join up with England. He trained with us yesterday. He’s not ready. You’ll probably see that in the game. “He’ll probably play a chunk of the game but he’s had no football. He’s had 45 minutes against Real Betis in a friendly where he hurt his shoulder. “Apart from that since he came back for pre-season he’s had no match action. You probably wouldn’t expect somebody in that condition to be playing for a long period. He’s coming back, he’s breaking himself back into the team. “It will be great for Manchester United because hopefully Wayne will get some playing time. He wasn’t ready for (the Community Shield) but he has a chance of being ready for Wednesday.” “I believe Man United is the biggest club in the world and I think there’s no point to go anywhere,” Vidic said. “There’s so much speculation, so much talk about whether he’ll leave or stay. He’s at the best club in the world. “I have to say the last four years I was in that position as well. People were talking about me leaving the club. “I’m still here and I’m enjoying playing for this club. Nothing has changed.” Moyes insisted there is no rift between himself and Rooney, who has not featured in pre-season due to hamstring and shoulder concerns, while stressing his wish that the striker’s involvement with Roy Hodgson’s squad aids United. He said: “Roy knows the situation. Wayne has trained. Some of you (the media) might not like hearing this but I didn’t fall out with Wayne. “Wayne trained with the reserves because it was his asking. He couldn’t have contact, it was a shoulder injury and we used him as a floating player which means he doesn’t play in either team, he plays between them both. “He played as a floating player so he didn’t get injured so anybody who wrote anything else was misleading their readers.” Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic questioned why anyone would choose to leave Old Trafford after manager David Moyes reiterated that striker Wayne Rooney will not be sold. Press Association
But chief executive John Delaney insists the FAI Board will not rush to make a decision as it considers its options. Delaney told Newstalk: “The Board will meet within the next week. “Today was a day to deal with Giovanni and [assistant manager] Marco [Tardelli] in a dignified manner, and hopefully people will respect the job he has done. “We will meet and determine a process. We do have time. The European qualifiers don’t start until next September. We will take stock of the last couple of days and then discuss the process.” O’Neill, who was sacked by Sunderland at the end of March, is not the only potential candidate to fill the vacancy, with ex-Ireland manager Mick McCarthy, currently at Ipswich, his former captain Roy Keane and current Norwich boss Chris Hughton also figuring prominently in the betting. Delaney said: “I think there will be plenty of interest because first of all, 24 teams go to the European Championships, it’s genuinely accepted we have a good crop of young players and the monetary incentive has been good over the last number of years. “The knowledge of the Irish job because of Trapattoni across Europe has created interest in managing the Irish team. It will be interesting to see who puts their best foot forward.” Asked specifically about Keane, who famously returned home from the Far East before the 2002 World Cup finals had started, Delaney said, laughing: “I don’t think I will comment on any individual.” Trapattoni’s reign as Ireland manager came to an end on Wednesday morning when the two parties agreed an amicable split in the wake of Tuesday night’s 1-0 World Cup qualifier defeat in Austria which effectively ended their hopes of making it to Brazil next summer. Martin O’Neill had already been installed as the bookmakers’ favourite to replace the 74-year-old Italian even before his departure had been announced as it became clear his days in charge were drawing to a close. He added: “I think names like Mick, Brian McDermott, Chris Hughton, Roy Keane all come into the pot – Martin O’Neill, of course. “I wouldn’t want to comment on any individual chances. Mick has done a very good job for Ireland and in England as well. “We will look at the job description over the next week. The last four or five days have been difficult for everyone in Irish football. It was important to get a decision made in a dignified way. “We have to look at who can get the best out of the players available to us. Sometimes in Ireland when things are great, we get too carried away; when they are not, we get too negative.” The collective fate of Trapattoni and Tardelli was sealed at the Ernst Happel Stadion when David Alaba’s late winner left Ireland needing to win both of their remaining qualifiers against Germany, who need one more win to ensure top spot, and Kazakhstan handsomely and Sweden to lose their last two fixtures to secure an improbable passage to the finals. There were discussions shortly after the game, and talks resumed on Wednesday morning, when a mutual split was agreed. Trapattoni, who had insisted once again during his post-match press conference that he would not resign, said: “I want to thank everyone in Ireland who has given us their support during our time here, which has always meant a lot to us. “We leave this country with emotion because we understand the Irish supporters who have a well-deserved international reputation and they have our utmost respect. “I would like to thank John Delaney, [FAI president] Paddy McCaul, [honorary secretary] Michael Cody and the FAI Board for their support and friendship over the last five and a half years. “I would also want to thank all FAI staff members, including the backroom team and the players, who have been great to work with during the last three campaigns. “I wish them well in the future and hope that the job we have done leaves everything in a good place for my successor to take over.” The Football Association of Ireland will take its time to decide on a successor to Giovanni Trapattoni. Press Association
Press Association Rangers were down to 10 men and clinging on for dear life when substitute Bobby Zamora broke Derby’s hearts with a last-minute Wembley winner. It was Rangers’ first and only shot on target but it will be worth an estimated £120million to the west London club, who secured promotion back into the Premier League at the first attempt, and probably kept Redknapp in a job. The 67-year-old, who has been promoted with West Ham, won the FA Cup with Portsmouth and led Tottenham into the Champions League, admitted: “It was an amazing finish. “We were hanging on for extra time and maybe penalties, that was our only hope. “We were down to 10 men and under the cosh, it was a real backs to the wall job, but then Bobby sticks one in the top corner.” The writing appeared to be on the wall for Rangers when, moments after Charlie Austin fired their best chance wide, Gary O’Neil was shown a straight red card for a cynical foul on Johnny Russell. With half an hour still to play Derby sensed their chance but found Rangers goalkeeper Robert Green in inspired form. The former England international made point-blank saves from Craig Bryson, Chris Martin and Simon Dawkins in a frantic 10-minute spell. Then, as the clock ticked down, QPR embarked on one last counter-attack and Junior Hoilett managed to wriggle past Jake Buxton a bit too easily. His cut-back was then mis-controlled by the otherwise impeccable Derby skipper Richard Keogh, and Zamora blasted in the winner. It was the second time play-off specialist Zamora has hit the most valuable goal in football, having also fired previous club West Ham to promotion nine years ago. His chairman Tony Fernandes will certainly be grateful, with the club a massive £177million in debt thanks to the reckless spending of their last stint in the top flight. Redknapp added: “I’m sure it’s important (financially) but you will have to ask the chairman about that. “I feel for Steve McClaren but I’m delighted. It’s great for the club to be back in the Premier League.” It was a sad return to Wembley for Rams boss McClaren, back at the scene of his lowest moment in football when he cowered under an umbrella as his England side crumbled against Croatia. Despite more rain McClaren, who began the season on the coaching staff under Redknapp at QPR, wisely opted to leave the brolly at home this time. His young side bossed the match for 89 minutes but could not find a way past Green and were eventually sunk by a late sucker punch. “Football’s a cruel game,” said McClaren. “We were dominating but one lapse and you lose a game like that. “I’ve told the players we obviously are not ready yet, that it’s not our time yet and we still have a lot of learning to do, but I’m so proud of them. “We stayed on the field to applaud QPR and watch them go into the Premier League, and we don’t want that hurt again. But if this team stays together it will get stronger.” Harry Redknapp may have seen it all in football but even the QPR boss was stunned by their dramatic victory in the Championship play-off final.
Kevin Miles, chief executive of the FSF, said: “Nine out of 10 fans think football’s simply too expensive. There’s always the odd deal that clubs can quote to play it down, but the truth is supporters tell us they think tickets cost too much. “It’s not just top-flight football either, fans throughout the leagues tell us prices are too high. “Football is swimming in money, with clubs pocketing record amounts from broadcasting deals while squeezing supporters with high prices. Something has to give. “Ultimately we, as football supporters, have to speak up about this.” The march will leave London’s Marble Arch at 1pm before heading to the Premier League and Football League offices. Press Association The national fans’ group and supporters believe that clubs should use the multi-billion pound media deals to lower ticket prices for both home and away fans. The Premier League’s current media deal is worth £5.5billion. Hundreds of football fans are set to march on Premier League and Football League headquarters on Thursday to demand cheaper price tickets, the Football Supporters’ Federation has announced.
Victory was Albion’s first home win against Arsenal in 10 years and lifted them eight points above the relegation zone. Manager Tony Pulis has come under fire from some sections of fans at The Hawthorns for the Baggies’ style but Jonas Olsson told the critics to lay off his boss. The defender said: “The criticism from the media and fans can be a bit negative. I never understand that as a player. Someone says there needs to be a balance between results and entertainment but for the players it’s 100 per cent about the results. “He is a good manager, he came in last year and is still building a squad. To take over you have to adapt to the players you’ve got and the way we play now suits us. It’s as simple as that.” Arsene Wenger called on Arsenal to put their game in order for the must-win Champions League clash with Dinamo Zagreb. The Gunners slipped to a 2-1 defeat at West Brom on Saturday after Santi Cazorla’s penalty misery. The midfielder lost his footing to balloon a late spot-kick over as Arsenal missed the chance to go top of the Barclays Premier League or even claim a point at The Hawthorns. Boss Wenger claimed the defeat was a nightmare and, ahead of Tuesday’s visit of Zagreb with Arsenal six points behind the top two in Group F, he knows they must recover. “It is severe disappointment, we want to bounce back,” he said. “Now we cannot change it and the only thing we can do is bounce back on Tuesday night. It is a difficult moment for us, yes. “In the last two games we took one point out of six and that is very difficult and very disappointing when you are on such a great run. We have to come back quickly and focus.” Mikel Arteta scored an own goal to win it for Albion after James Morrison cancelled out Olivier Giroud’s opener. Arsenal’s injury woes also grew after Francis Coquelin and Arteta joined a lengthy list who are already in the treatment room. Aaron Ramsey, Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Danny Welbeck, Tomas Rosicky and Jack Wilshere are among those sidelined. “It looks difficult to have players come back Tuesday night,” said Wenger. “I can rotate a bit within the squad but Ramsey will be short and Chamberlain will be short and they are the two closest. “Honestly I don’t know (about Coquelin). I have to wait, maybe Monday, to see how big the damage is, at the moment he is on crutches.” Press Association
DNY59/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — In a surprise ruling, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overruled District Judge Emmet Sullivan and ordered him to accept the Justice Department’s motion to dismiss the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn.President Donald Trump reacted within minutes, tweeting that the ruling in favor of his first national security adviser, whom the president has repeatedly claimed was investigated and prosecuted unfairly, was “Great!”The three-judge appeals court panel ruled 2-1 in granting Flynn’s motion to overrule Sullivan, with Trump-appointee Judge Neomi Rao authoring the majority opinion for the order — spelling out how the court believes Judge Sullivan overstepped his authority by appointing an outside former judge to argue against the Justice Department and Flynn’s legal team.“A hearing cannot be used as an occasion to superintend the prosecution’s charging decisions, because “authority over criminal charging decisions resides fundamentally with the Executive, without the involvement of—and without oversight power in—the Judiciary,” Rao writes.Rao also notes the recent evidence surfaced by the Justice Department’s separate review of the case should give it the freedom to revisit the integrity of the overall prosecution.“Each of our three coequal branches should be encouraged to self-correct when it errs. If evidence comes to light calling into question the integrity or purpose of an underlying criminal investigation, the Executive Branch must have the authority to decide that further prosecution is not in the interest of justice,”The opinion denies one part of the motion from Flynn’s attorneys in their request to have Judge Sullivan reassigned from the case entirely.Judge Robert Wilkins dissented from the ruling, noting the court’s extraordinary action to step in in the middle of a process to overrule the lower district court judge before he was able to hold a formal hearing on the DOJ’s surprise reversal in the case.“It is a great irony that, in finding the District Court to have exceeded its jurisdiction, this Court so grievously oversteps its own,” Wilkins says. “This appears to be the first time that we have issued a writ of mandamus to compel a district court to rule in a particular manner on a motion without first giving the lower court a reasonable opportunity to issue its own ruling; the first time any court has held that a district court must grant “leave of court” … without even holding a hearing on the merits of the motion; and the first time we have issued the writ even though the petitioner has an adequate alternative remedy, on the theory that another party would not have had an adequate alternate remedy if it had filed a petition as well. Any one of these is sufficient reason to exercise our discretion to deny the petition; together, they compel its rejection.”The Justice Department is already celebrating the ruling, with DOJ spokesperson Kerri Kupec tweeting the ruling as a “WIN.”Here is the appeals court ruling.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.