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Aaron Crawford helped Kentuckians clean up from historic flooding. The teen’s mysterious death was just added to the flood death count.

August 11, 2022 / 6:53 AM / CBS/AP The mysterious death of a high school athlete who spent days helping his fellow eastern Kentuckians clean up from historic flooding has added a new layer of grief to the tragedy.On Wednesday, Aaron “Mick” Crawford was counted as the 38th person to die as a result of flash flooding that swept away homes and swallowed communities last month in the Appalachian region. The teen’s death was a crushing loss, said Perry County Sheriff Joe Engle, his friend and pastor.”He was just a joy to be around,” the sheriff said Wednesday.

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Huge increase in lorry driving tests following government action

Official statistics released today (11 August 2022) by the Department for Transport reveal that the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) carried out 74% more lorry driving tests between 1 January 2022 and 31 March 2022 compared to pre-pandemic levels.PeriodNumber of lorry driving tests carried outJanuary to March 202015,194January to March 202226,391Action to help deal with the HGV driver shortageChanges to simplify the process to become a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver to help deal with the HGV driver shortage were introduced by the government in 2021.

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LH chief-resignation

Chief of state housing developer offers to resign SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) — The chief of South Korea’s housing developer has offered to resign, becoming the first previous-government appointed head of a major state-run company who has expressed intent to step down since the Yoon Suk-yeol administration took office in May. Last week, Chief Executive Officer Kim Hyun-jun of Korea Land and Housing Corp. (LH) expressed his intention to step down to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, an official of the company said.

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Questions grow about Trump raid after revelation of grand jury subpoena, extensive cooperation — Sott.net

Trump got spring grand jury subpoena, gathered documents, turned them over and allowed agents to search storage locker the FBI later raided.

Two months before his Florida home was raided by the FBI, former President Donald Trump secretly received a grand jury subpoena for classified documents belonging to the National Archives, and voluntarily cooperated by turning over responsive evidence, surrendering security surveillance footage and allowing federal agents and a senior Justice Department lawyer to tour his private storage locker, according to a half dozen people familiar with the incident.

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Pope Francis meets transgender guests of Rome church

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has met with a fourth group of transgender people who found shelter at a Rome church, the Vatican newspaper reported Thursday.L’Osservatore Romano said the encounter took place Wednesday on the sidelines of Francis’ weekly general audience. The newspaper quoted Sister Genevieve Jeanningros and the Rev. Andrea Conocchia as saying the pope’s welcome brought their guests hope. The Blessed Immaculate Virgin community in the Torvaianica neighborhood on Rome’s outskirts opened its doors to transgender people during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Russians Set Up Cells in Mariupol Concert Hall for Prisoner “Show Trials”

Inside Mariupol’s Philharmonic Chamber, Russian invaders intend to conduct ‘show trials’ against the defenders of Ukraine, and have erected makeshift cells. Mariupol City Council published a video from cameras inside the chamber on its Telegram channel on August 10.’Russian occupiers continue to prepare for the lynching of our Heroes in Mariupol. This is what the cells in the Philharmonic Chamber look like, where they want to hold a show trial against the defenders of Ukraine,’ reported the Mariupol City Council alongside its video.

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OJEE 2022 Round Two Registration Underway; Application Date, Details Here

Special OJEE 2022: The registration process for the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) 2022 round two or special round is underway upto August 14. Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Committee (OJEEC) is conducting the Special OJEE 2022 for admissions into various courses including BTech, LE-Tech (Diploma), LE-Tech (BSc), MBA, MCA, B Pharm and M Pharm courses offered by private and government medical, engineering, and management colleges in Odisha. Eligible candidates can register themselves for OJEE round 2 from the official website– ojee.

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RBmedia Breaks into French-Language Audiobook Market

Company acquires French audio publisher Éditions ThélèmeLANDOVER, Md., July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RBmedia, the largest audiobook publisher in the world, today announced its entry into the French-language audio market through its acquisition of French audiobook publisher Éditions Thélème. That brand will be home to the existing Éditions Thélème audiobooks catalog and all new French-language titles published by RBmedia in the future. Founded in 1990, Éditions Thélème has specialized in publishing French-language audiobooks in the areas of classic and contemporary literature from past and present authors such as Marcel Proust, Victor Hugo, Plato, Jane Austen, and Emily Bronté.

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MSU of United States partners with hospital in Ethiopia

Through animated video, two Michigan State University (MSU) professors in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are helping parents, healthcare professionals and midwives in Ethiopia detect the early signs of clubfoot and dislocated hips in infants.

Some 4,000 children in Ethiopia are born with clubfoot each year. Many are also born with a dislocated hip (also known as Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, or DDH). Early detection is vital to correcting these developmental conditions without surgery.

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Majority of natives left for hometowns leaving the city deserted

ISLAMABAD: With only a single day left in the religious festival of Eid-ul-Azha, majority of the natives have left for their hometowns to celebrate the festival with their families and relatives leaving the city deserted, like every year.
A number of people residing in capital for job purposes belong to the far flung areas of the country and rush to their native towns for celebrating important festivals with their relatives. Taking advantage of the official holidays announced from July 8 (Friday) to July 12 (Tuesday), majority of the natives took three day leave from June 13 (Wednesday) to June 15 (Friday) to combine with the weekend holidays to spend maximum time with their families.