The old saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks may not hold true for everyone. As more and more research has suggested, we never lose the ability to learn like a child. A new study suggests that as adults, we actually lose confidence in our ability to learn as we age and lack of time and self-esteem stand in the way of adults picking up new skills, Daily Mail reported. Children are ...
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov entered into a bizarre public row with a Russian socialite over whose cat was the "most beautiful". "Dear friends! Me and Tina Kandelaki are having an argument over whose cat is more beautiful. I think it's mine. What do you think?" Kadyrov tweeted. Kadyrov also posted a photo of his white cat, Zazulya, on Instagram. "Tina Kandelaki is a friend, but the truth is ...
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Toronto Coun. Doug Ford says allegations that he once dealt hashish are "not true" and an "outright lie." In an interview with CP24, Ford denied ...
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We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
The U.S. president was speaking on his administration's counter terrorism policy.
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In a rare display of public humility, the head of police in Russia's St. Petersburg city publicly apologised to motorist rights activists after they were allegedly beaten up by policemen.
But Sergei Umnov's apology, published on the city police's website, never specified what caused the conflict between traffic police and activists of the Blue Buckets group.
The victims said they chided two traffic police officers in Kolpino outside St. Petersburg for parking on the sidewalk.
But then they were suddenly jumped by five men in plainclothes, including at least one more traffic police officer, Blue Buckets said in their Livejournal community, ru-vederko.
The "attackers" beat up the activists in plain view of the officers on duty, who smiled and refused to interfere, the report said.
One of the victims was hospitalised with skull fracture and possible kidney trauma.
Three officers involved in the incident have been sacked, along with three of their bosses.
However, only one of the alleged participants of the fight faced charges so far, with regional prosecutors saying they were unable to identify the other attackers.
Motorist groups are among Russia's most active civil society movements, campaigning against alleged rampant abuse of traffic rules by state servants, many of whom are entitled to various road privileges. ...
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