Month: February 2018

Suren Bagratuni (USA/Armenia) is appointed as the jury chairman of the 14th Khachaturian International Competition, held from June 6 to 14.Laureate of many competitions Suren Bagratuni is one of the most famous and demanded cellist of our times. He performs as a soloist with the best orchestras, under the leadership of renowned conductors. Suren Bagratuni is
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Today is March 1, and we greet the spring of 2018. In September 2017 Serzh Sargsyan said if Turkey fails to ratify the Armenian-Turkish protocols, Armenia will send them to hell and greet the spring without protocols. Turkey has not ratified the protocols and has not even commented on Serzh Sargsyan’s statement, only confirming that
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(Reuters) – West Virginia schools will be closed again on Thursday, said the state education department, despite the state’s governor promising a pay increase to striking teachers. West Virginia teachers on Tuesday seemingly ended their four-day strike that had kept more than 277,000 students out of class, after Governor Jim Justice and union leaders agreed
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Նոր Օռլեանում Palantir գաղտնի ստարտափը փորձարկել է հանցագործությունների կանխատեսման համակարգ: ՀԴԲ վենչուրային հիմնադրամի միջոցների վրա ստեղծված ընկերության ներկայացուցիչները նախագիծը կյանքի են կոչում քաղաքային իշխանությունների հետ պայմանավորվածությամբ։ Այս մասին հայտնում է Verge պարբերականը։ Դեռևս 5 տարի առաջ ընկերության համար հասանելի են դարձել հանրային բնույթի միլիոնավոր տվյալներ։ Դրանց հիման վրա Palantir-ը ստեղծել է քարտեզներ, որոնցով հնարավոր է
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DENVER (Reuters) – U.S. Olympic Committee Chief Executive Scott Blackmun is resigning for medical reasons, the organization said on Wednesday, following months of sustained criticism stemming from the sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. The USOC cited in a statement Blackmun’s “ongoing health issues” related to prostate cancer, for which he
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a bill promoting closer U.S. ties with Taiwan, which China has warned could threaten stability in the Taiwan Strait, but drew praise from the self-ruled island which pledged to deepen cooperation. Beijing considers democratic Taiwan to be a wayward province and integral part of “one China”,
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N), the largest U.S. retailer, joined Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (DKS.N) in raising the minimum age to purchase firearms to 21 after the massacre at a Florida high school that has reopened a fierce debate over gun control in America. Walmart said that “in light of recent events” it
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers unveiled plans on Wednesday to use a decades-old law to force a Senate vote on whether to pull the country out of a foreign conflict, in this case the civil war in Yemen. Republican Senator Mike Lee, independent Bernie Sanders and Democrat Chris Murphy said they would make the first
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hope Hicks, one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s longest-serving aides, is resigning from her job as White House communications director, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday. Sanders told reporters the timeline for Hicks’ departure was unclear. She said her departure was not related to her testimony to a congressional committee
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(Reuters) – U.S. Olympic Committee Chief Executive Scott Blackmun is resigning for health reasons, the organization said on Wednesday, following months of sustained criticism in the wake of the sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. In a statement, the USOC cited Blackmun’s “ongoing health issues” related to prostate cancer, for which
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