Travels

Dec 20 2017

Gulliver – s Travels to Lilliput: History, Politics, Culture – Satire of Lilliput – Gulliver s Travels #asia #travel.com

#gullivers travel # Liliputian History, Politics, Culture Satire Lilliputian Royal Court Lilliput is ruled by an Emperor, Golbasto Momarem Evlame Gurdilo Shefin Mully Ully Gue. He is assisted by a first minister (who carries a white staff) and several other officials (who later bring articles of impeachment against Gulliver on grounds of treason): the galbet or high admiral, Skyresh Bolgolam; the lord high treasurer, Flimnap; the general, Limnoc; the chamberlain, Lalcom; and the grand justiciary, Balmuff. The Lilliputian court customs are very interesting. Men seeking political office demonstrate their agility in rope dancing. How long and how skillfully a candidate …

Sep 26 2017

Exclusive: Trump to focus counter-extremism program solely on Islam #united #states,united #states,barack #obama,hoda #hawa,john #kelly,barack #obama,hoda #hawa,john #kelly,us,usa,trump,extremists,program,exclusive,crime #/ #law #/ #justice,computer #crime #/ #hacking #/ #cybercrime,company #news,exclusive,islam,diplomacy #/ #foreign #policy,crime,government #/ #politics,corporate #events,technology #(trbc),major #news,internet #/ #world #wide #web,middle #east,non,governmental #organizations,us #government #news,science,technology #/ #media #/ #telecoms,international #/ #national #security,conflicts #/ #war #/ #peace,united #states,it #services #and #consulting #(trbc)

# Exclusive: Trump to focus counter-extremism program solely on Islam – sources By Julia Edwards Ainsley, Dustin Volz and Kristina Cooke | WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. government program designed to counter all violent ideologies so that it focuses solely on Islamist extremism, five people briefed on the matter told Reuters. The program, “Countering Violent Extremism,” or CVE, would be changed to “Countering Islamic Extremism” or “Countering Radical Islamic Extremism,” the sources said, and would no longer target groups such as white supremacists who have also carried out bombings and shootings …

Sep 17 2017

Martin McGuinness dies at 66: Queen to send private message to widow of former IRA commander #sinn #f #eacute;in,irish #republican #army,standard,defence,uk #news,news,northern #ireland,politics,martin #mcguinness,northern #ireland #assembly #election

# Martin McGuinness dies at 66: Queen to send private message to widow of former IRA commander 22 March 2017 • 12:04am I t is a measure of Martin McGuinness’s remarkable transformation from IRA commander to peacemaker that Buckingham Palace announced yesterday that the Queen has decided to send a private letter of condolence to his widow. The IRA had, after all, assassinated Earl Mountbatten of Burma, the Queen’s second cousin and Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle, by placing a bomb on his fishing boat. The earl’s 14-year-old grandson was also murdered in the atrocity in 1979, the same year McGuinness …

Aug 17 2017

Kenya: Jubilee Insurance Kenya Launches a Marine Cargo Insurance Online Portal #africa, #news, #politics, #economy, #trade, #business, #sports, #current #events, #travel, #economy, #business #and #finance, #company #news, #east #africa, #ict #and #telecom, #kenya, #transport #and #shipping, #technology

# Kenya: Jubilee Insurance Kenya Launches a Marine Cargo Insurance Online Portal Jubilee Insurance has today announced the launch of its marine cargo online portal that will enable its customers and intermediaries manage their own marine insurance policy at the click of a button. Speaking during the launch at Serena Hotel in Nairobi, Jubilee Insurance Kenya Chief Executive, Patrick Tumbo said that through the online platform, clients will now be able to self-manage their accounts through a user friendly portal, giving ease access for importers from anywhere in the world to interact with us in a convenient, fast and easy …

Aug 15 2017

We Welcome Immigrants: Emanuel Defends Chicago s Sanctuary Status After Sessions Warns of Funding Cuts #chicago #politics, #rahm #emanuel, #chicago, #mayor, #rod #blagojevich, #illinois #elections, #senator, #city #council, #aldermen, #daley, #joe #walsh, #michael #madigan, #ed #burke, #mark #kirk, #toni #preckwinkle, #pat #quinn

# ‘We Welcome Immigrants’: Emanuel Defends Chicago’s Sanctuary Status After Sessions Warns of Funding Cuts After Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated the federal government s threat to block funding for so-called sanctuary cities, Mayor Rahm Emanuel doubled down on his own promise that Chicago will continue to welcome immigrants. Mary Ann Ahern reports. (Published Monday, March 27, 2017) After Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated the federal government s threat to block funding for so-called “sanctuary cities, Mayor Rahm Emanuel doubled down on his own promise that Chicago will continue to welcome immigrants. “I’ve always seen Chicago as a welcoming city, …

Aug 7 2017

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# Time.com Church bells will ring, flags will be flown at half-staff, and commemoration services will be held throughout the day to mark the one year anniversary of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate Intelligence committee amid its ongoing Russia probe. Meanwhile, Republicans pressed Trump to come clean about whether he has tapes of his conversations with James Comey Protests spearheaded by prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny were taking place across Russia, but Navalny himself was reportedly arrested outside his …

Aug 5 2017

Trump blasts General Motors: Make Chevy Cruze model in US or pay big border tax #politics, #donald #trump, #general #motors #co, #politics, #autos, #us: #news, #business #news

# Trump blasts General Motors: Make Chevy Cruze model in US or pay big border tax Trump tweet targets GM Tuesday, 3 Jan 2017 | 7:44 AM ET | 03:55 President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked General Motors in a tweet, claiming the auto giant is making a Chevy Cruze model in Mexico and then sending them to U.S. dealers tax free. “General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to U.S. car dealers-tax free across border. Make in U.S.A.or pay big border tax!” Trump said on Twitter. GM later responded to Trump’s tweet, saying it makes most …

Oct 29 2016

Gulliver – s Travels to Lilliput: History, Politics, Culture – Satire of Lilliput – Gulliver s Travels #flight #hotel

#gullivers travel # Liliputian History, Politics, Culture Satire Lilliputian Royal Court Lilliput is ruled by an Emperor, Golbasto Momarem Evlame Gurdilo Shefin Mully Ully Gue. He is assisted by a first minister (who carries a white staff) and several other officials (who later bring articles of impeachment against Gulliver on grounds of treason): the galbet or high admiral, Skyresh Bolgolam; the lord high treasurer, Flimnap; the general, Limnoc; the chamberlain, Lalcom; and the grand justiciary, Balmuff. The Lilliputian court customs are very interesting. Men seeking political office demonstrate their agility in rope dancing. How long and how skillfully a candidate …