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Desert odyssey: Chinese astronauts complete survival training (VIDEO)

Chinese astronauts have emerged from the harsh terrain of a northern desert after an intense 19-day training program aimed at preparing the team for future space station missions. The 15-person crew successfully completed the field survival training in the depths of the Badain Jaran Desert – a subsection of the Gobi Desert near the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Inner ...

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Russian teachers to be offered training on how to respond to armed attacks on schools

Russian teachers are to be offered training to prepare them for possible armed attacks on schools and other emergency situations through a nationwide system of courses requested by human rights ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova. Speaking to Lower House MPs from parliamentary majority party United Russia, Moskalkova said that her aides had officially asked the Education Ministry to organize and jointly conduct ...

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Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for racial sensitivity training

The world’s biggest coffee company Starbucks has announced that it will close all of its company-owned cafes in the United States for one afternoon on May 29 to educate employees about racial bias. The announcement comes as the company tries to cool tensions following an incident in its Philadelphia store, in which two black men were arrested. Starbucks said the ...

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‘Military-style training’ ban: Durham becomes ‘first US city’ to halt police exchanges with Israel

Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 12:22 Edited time: 17 Apr, 2018 12:58 Durham City Council, North Carolina, has voted to abolish international exchanges with Israel, under which officers receive “military-style training.” The council wants to prevent the “militarization” of law enforcement. Late on Monday, after a heated debate in the city council, the members voted 6 to 0 in what ...

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German army plans Iraqi troop training despite own ‘dramatically bad’ state – reports

Despite being overstretched by shortages of reliable equipment and thousands of vacant positions, the German military is reportedly planning to deploy troops to Iraq as part of a new mission to train security forces there. German advisers are expected to mentor Iraqi soldiers, training them in explosive ordnance disposal, military logistics as well as field medicine, according to a 15-page ...

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FC Barcelona invite Florida school shooting hero to training session

A young fan of FC Barcelona, paralyzed while trying to save classmates during the Mary Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, has been honored by the club. The giants of Spain’s La Liga have invited him to their training session. Anthony Borges, who played at the Spanish club’s academy in Lauderhill, near Fort Lauderdale in 2016, was shot five times as ...

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Hands up: Ohio sheriff offers gun training to teachers

A sheriff in Ohio is offering free concealed and carry classes to teachers in the wake of the recent school shooting in Florida. Sheriff Richard Jones hopes that more gun-toting teachers will prevent future school shootings. Jones took to Twitter on Sunday to announce he would be offering the free gun lessons. He urged Butler County School Employees to sign ...

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WADA officers disrupt Russian figure skating star Zagitova’s training

Olympic figure skating gold medal contender Alina Zagitova was prevented from conducting a full training session on Monday, after a doping officer interrupted the Russian’s practice in PyeongChang. Read more “Zagitova took to the ice as was scheduled, but several minutes later she was forced to leave the skating rink, because a doping officer ordered her to take a doping ...

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US recruits ‘entitled, undisciplined & not fit to throw grenades’ – Basic training chief

The US Army training program will be overhauled with a focus on discipline and physical exercises after multiple complaints about new recruits. The Army will drop hand grenade throwing and land navigation qualifications. The existing Basic Combat Training (BCT) program will be redesigned, Maor General Malcolm Frost, head of the US Army Center of Initial Military Training, told Military.com. The ...

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