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Antonio Abril, Ortega’s strong man, leaves Inditex after 32 years as general secretary

Antonio April. Juan Carlos Castro placeholder image Antonio Abril, one of the strong men of Amancio Ortega during the expansion of the textile company, leaves Inditex. He does so after 32 years in the group, where he was part of the leadership as general secretary. The company reported yesterday the resignation in April to the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) and explained, in a statement, that the historic manager makes this decision "to dedicate himself to the University", more specifically to "his obligations as president of the Co...
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How a third stimulus check might differ from the previous ones; 5 key topics in the discussion

There are several differences between the first two stimulus checks sent by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the one expected to be approved by the federal Legislature under the Administration of Joe Biden. Base amount The first and the most that is mentioned is the base amount of the payments. Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES), approved in March; and the Coronavirus Supplemental Allocations in Response and Relief Act of 2021, approved last December, established base payments of $ 1,200 and $$ 600 per individual, respectively. In the event of a third round, that amount is expected to be $ 1,400. The figure comes after leaders in Congress from the more progressive wing and even former President Donald Trump advocated an increase from $ 600 to $ 2...
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Pons leads No. 18 Tennessee past Mississippi state

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Even on a miserable shooting night, Tennessee coach Rick Barnes is convinced the shots will fall sooner or later.The 18th-ranked Volunteers made just 37% of their shots from the field, and 16% from 3 points, but still posted a 56-53 victory over Mississippi state on Tuesday night."If our guys are shooting good shots, I can't worry about how we're shooting," Barnes said. "The question is: can you win when you are not shooting?"Yves Pons scored 13 points to lead Tennessee's victory (11-3, 5-3 Southeastern Conference). He was a critical force in the first half for the Vols, then hit a couple of shots late in the second half when the Bulldogs (9-8, 4-5), who managed to shoot 33%, tied the game."This was a must win," Pons said.In the final 2:30 of the game, with Pons...
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The Colombian peace court indicts the leadership of the extinct FARC for kidnapping | International

Carlos Antonio Lozada, senator of the party that emerged from the former FARC, during a hearing of the Special Juridisdiction for Peace.giveColombia, a society that seeks to turn the page of violence without avoiding the truth, is approaching the first substantive judicial decisions on its armed conflict of more than half a century. In an unprecedented step in the four years that have elapsed since the signing of the peace agreement, the transitional court of justice in charge of trying the most serious crimes committed during the war has charged the leadership of the former FARC guerrilla with a series of crimes associated with kidnapping, one of its most cruel and repudiated practices.The Reconnaissance Chamber of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) has accused eight former memb...
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The public is not bending the UK’s Covid rules: the rules are too flexible | Coronavirus

AFinally it seems that we can be starting to turn a corner, as infections and hospitalizations begin to decline. But you know you're in trouble when you are comforted by the fact that we have "only" 20,000 or more new cases a day, when there are more Covid patients in the hospital than during the April peak, and when many hundreds of people are still there. dying every day.So why are we in such a mess? Well, the new variant certainly makes things worse, but that's not the whole story. As many people point out from their own experience, although the situation is worse, we do not seem to be doing as much to limit the spread as during the first crash. We see more people out there and the roads seem a lot busier. Personal experience is backed by data: tread in shops it fell to less tha...
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Adrián Campos, an entrepreneur in a world of cannibals

The heart of the man who discovered Fernando Alonso and spent his life fighting for Spanish motorsport to be as high as possible, has stopped at 60Passion, dedication, balance, chiaroscuro, ruin and getting back up were the lifestyle chosen by a pilot who immediately realized that he had no talent to succeedCampos, who once again had plans to put a Spanish team on the F-1 grid, takes away all the secrets of a passionate and exciting life, worthy of the best documentary It was all passion, the same that led him to pilot an F-1, the origin of the enthusiasm with which he tackled a thousand and one projects in lower categories until he created his own F-1 team. Adrián Campos (Alzira, June 17, 1960) He was an e...
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Cloris Leachman, Oscar for ‘The Last Movie’ and Frau Blücher in ‘Young Frankenstein’ Dies | Culture

Cloris Leachman, at the American Film Institute festival in November 2016.Richard Shotwell / APCloris Leachman's career seemed to have no end. She started in audiovisuals in 1949, she won the Emmys (she is, together with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the actress who has been nominated the most times for this award), Oscar, Golden Globes, Bafta ... She acted in mythical series such as The girl on TV and Malcom, and in movies like Confidences of women, Two men and a destiny, The last movie, and he made the horses whinny every time his character's name (Frau Blücher) was heard in Young Frankenstein. With 82 years he competed in Dancing with the stars. In theaters she can still be heard as the grandmother in the original version of The Croods. Not bad for Miss Chicago 1945, who in the Miss America ...
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Quitting smoking to be parents is a matter of two | News | Mamas & Papas

Between 30% -35% of Spanish women who start a pregnancy are tobacco smokers, a percentage that drops to 16% during the gestation period and rises again after the baby's first year of life, as indicated from the Spanish Association of Pediatrics (AEP). “Tobacco addiction during pregnancy clearly shows a U-shape with the ascending leg a little shorter than the descending leg; that is to say, of the women who smoked before becoming pregnant, 25% regain this habit at the end of the baby's year. But what is truly dramatic is that about 45% of pregnant women are exposed to environmental tobacco smoke, "says Juan Antonio Ortega, coordinator of the Environmental Health Committee of the (CSM-AEP). To the above data must be added, according to the coordinator CSM-AEP, “that 40% of parents who...
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Belarus referred to the United Nations for imprisoning journalists

The journalistic rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has accused the "government of Belarus of" waging a terrible war "against journalists and freedom of expression, as it filed an official complaint with the United Nations.In recent months, amid the crackdown on frequent protests following the disputed re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko, the police have detained journalists and charged them with suspected criminal acts.Human rights groups say this is to stop coverage of the protests, which have seen unprecedented numbers of people take to the streets week after week, calling for free and fair elections and an end to Lukashenko's rule.RSF, together with the Belarusian Journalists Association (BAJ), are referring arbitrary arrests of media workers to the UN.RSF data s...
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Castells does not rectify the online exams although he “does not know” if students have the means to take them

Josefina G. StegmannFOLLOWMADRID Updated:28/01/2021 15: 18h save Related newsThe Minister of Universities, Manuel Castells, said this Thursday that he "does not know" if all students are ready to take the online exams. The question, formulated by ABC, in a telematic press conference responds to the statement that the minister sent yesterday through Twitter, radically changing his position and now opting for online exams.«I don't know if they have the means. What I do know is that the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (CRUE) said there were 2 percent of students without computer skills and this year with the Covid Funds that the universities have received, the means have been guaranteed; there is supposed to be general coverage, "defended the minister.The chan...