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Photo: -/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images JOHANNESBURG—A week of nationwide protests has left dozens of people dead in the tiny nation of Eswatini, raising the prospect that Africa’s last absolute monarchy could fall. Soldiers deployed to restore order have fired live rounds at protesters who attacked government-affiliated buildings and businesses, according to video footage, rights groups and opposition leaders. Hospitals are filling up with the wounded. The internet has been shut down. The government says the demonstrators are criminals who have looted property and contravened Covid-19 restrictions. Whether the protests succeed or fail

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Education Mind-sets

All honorably discharged veterans will be eligible to use the leisure travel site, which was launched in 2019 for active-duty, Reserve and Guard members, retired, and their family members, and certain others. This increases the number of eligible people to about 22 million. First-time visitors to AmericanForcesTravel.com will be asked to verify their eligibility with DoD through the site, and once verified, will be able to use the site to book discounted travel around the world. These newly eligible veterans use a similar process for verification as they use for their military exchange shopping

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Ever Thought Of Economics?

In each case, his was the lowest bid, according to the data. Prosecutors have accused Mr. Lee and six others of criminal liability; four were charged with negligent homicide. If convicted of all charges, Mr. Lee could face up to 12 years in prison . Relatives of the dead mourned near the crash site on the day after the disaster.Credit...Ritchie B Tongo/EPA, via Shutterstock In 2017, Liao Ching-lung, a railway safety expert and government adviser, was studying video of a 2016 train derailment on Taiwan’s east coast when he noticed something alarming: the track was in terrible condition. Con

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Road Safety Highlights

The new PONSSE Scorpion’s Future Cabin wins the esteemed Red Dot product design award The new Future Cabin included in the PONSSE Scorpion launched in February has won a product design award in the internationally acclaimed Red Dot design competition. The award in question was the Best of the Best award in the Product Design category, granted for the cabin’s innovative design. This was the highest recognition that could be achieved in the competition, granted to the best products of the various award categories. In February, Ponsse introduced to the market a thoroughly modernised Scorpion harvester

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Health Perspectives

(C) Association between positivity and weekly number of cases per 10,000. (D) Association between the overall age-adjusted number of deaths per 10,000 and the average positivity over the same period. (E) Association between average daily tests per 10,000 and SES. (F) Association between tests per 10,000 and deaths per 10,000. (G) Timeliness over time. Timeliness is defined as the proportion of PCR tests that appear in the public records within one week from the onset of symptoms. Two weeks in June (shaded in gray) were excluded from the analysis due to inconsistencies in data, leading to u

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The Essentials Concerning Production

Protecting construction workers during COVID-19 ‘takes all of us,” safety expert says Construction employers Construction site safety Construction worker safety Coronavirus CPWR CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training NIOSH OSHA Photo: CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training Silver Spring, MD — Mitigating the spread of COVID-19 on construction sites should be a team effort, OSHA Directorate of Construction Director Scott Ketcham said during a Feb. 25 webinar . Hosted by OSHA, NIOSH, and CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training, the event focused on

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