Posts published in Day: February 12, 2019

Press the Button, Baby! New ‘Sex Device’ Vows to Reduce Failed Foreplay Attempts (Video)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

For those couples who feel the passion but may not be sufficiently stimulated to make the first move, a new tech solution has been proposed to help lovebirds “get it on when they are both floating at the ‘interest’ level.” The new gadget, called LoveSync, comes in a shape of a button, which one would press if they feel randy, instead of asking their partner for sex. The message is then passed to a person’s partner…

Pension of retired police and military personnel to rise to pre-crisis levels

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Estonian parliament approved on Tuesday a bill whereby the pension of those retired police and military personnel whose wage levels were lowered during the economic crisis is to be increased. The initiators of the bill said that the draft legislation seeks to ensure that the personnel of the Estonian defense forces who retired before April 2013 and those of the Estonian police who retired before January 2010 be treated equally…

New US HIMARS Rockets Don’t Give Any Strategic Advantage to Poland – Publicist

By Krzysztof Podgórski on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on 13 February that Poland would sign a contract to purchase the US-made highly-mobile artillery rocket system HIMARS. According to Blaszczak, the purchase of these weapons will provide Poland with “security guarantees”. Sputnik discussed this with independent publicist Krzysztof Podgórski. Sputnik: Would the purchase of 20 rocket systems really provide such a guarantee? Krzysztof Podgórski: I think that the minister goes too far with that premise. Undoubtedly,…

Geologist REVEALS How Fast-Shifting North Magnetic Pole Will Affect Humanity

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Magnetic compass remains an important tool of navigation even in the era of GPS, but the problem is, the needle of a compass is always aligned with the earth’s north magnetic pole, which is always in flux. The magnetic pole is a slow but steady wanderer, and geologists say it is moving from the Canadian Arctic towards Russia’s Siberia at an annual rate of more than 55 kilometres. This shift is caused by convection — a slow rotation of fluid…

Lithuanian parliament to vote on changes to child rights protection system in March

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Lithuanian parliament will vote on proposed changes to the children’s rights protection system at the start of its spring session in March, the leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) said on Tuesday. “Given the enormous scope, we spoke to all organizations and interested groups (and agreed) not to rush into adopting (the bill) on Thursday, (but to do so) on, let’s say, March 12,” Ramunas Karbauskis told…

Estonia convicts ex-army officer, his father for treason

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

A court in Tallinn has convicted ex-officer of the Estonian Defence Forces, Deniss Metsavas, his father for state treason, finding them guilty of selling state secrets to Russian intelligence. Radio Free Europe reports that on Monday, February 12, the court ruled that 38-year-old Deniss Metsavas – until his arrest a major with the Estonian Army – and his father, 65-year-old Pjotr Volin, sold classified information to Russia’s military intelligence service,…

Lithuania could be gateway for US LNG to Europe, formin says

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Lithuania could serve as a gateway for US liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said on Tuesday, noting that Lithuania has already imported two LNG cargoes.     “We could be a gateway, not only in our region, but also in Europe as a whole, opening up new reaches and opportunities for the United States to be a serious player in Europe, in the gas market, which is key…

Vice President Mike Pence expected to send message to Iran, discuss Venezuela during Europe trip

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to send a strong message to Iran and discuss the rising tension in Venezuela as he travels to Europe this week for two conferences focused on the Middle East and international relations. At a conference hosted by the U.S. and Poland in Warsaw, which seeks to address instability in the region, Pence will give the keynote remarks. His speech at the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in…

Theresa May Giving Speech in Parl’t Ahead of Brexit Deal Debate

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is giving a speech in the House of Commons as she seeks changes to her deal negotiated with Brussels last year. Earlier in the day, PM May told her ministers that she wouldn’t ask parliament to vote on a revised Brexit deal this week as she needs more time to negotiate amendments with the European Union. The United Kingdom is set to leave the EU at the end of March, and the withdrawal deal…

Latvian government decides not to position Latvia as regional financial services center

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday decided to cross out the decision on positioning Latvia as the regional financial service center from the Financial Sector Development Plan. The government on Tuesday heard the Finance Ministry’s report on performance of the Financial Sector Development plan for 2017-2019 and the necessary changes. The Finance Ministry explained the decision to stop positioning Latvia as the regional financial services center with the changes in…