Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao denied exemption to participate in 2024 Summer Olympics

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao had hoped to take part in this year’s Summer Olympics, but the International Olympic Committee has notified him that he has been rejected from representing the Philippines. Pacquiao, 45, needed an exemption from the IOC to participate because the age limit for boxers is 40. However, the IOC sent him a […]

Boeing withdraws safety exemption request needed for new model certification

Boeing withdrew its request for a safety exemption for its new 737 Max aircraft after facing criticism earlier this month after an incident in which a door plug on a plane blew off. Last year, the aircraft manufacturer told federal regulators that it would continue to ship 737 Max 7 planes to customers even though […]

Biden extends EU steel, aluminum tariff exemption 2 years

President Joe Biden on Thursday extended a suspension of European Union tariffs on steel and aluminum for two years to continue negotiations on measures to address excess capacity and low-carbon production. The United States suspended import tariffs of 25% on EU steel and 10% on EU aluminum for two years starting in January 2022, replacing […]

US health officials see influx in vaccine exemption rates for children

A few months ago, when a rare measles outbreak occurred in Idaho, health officials scrambled to prevent the disease from spreading. In the end, 10 of her family members were infected, and all of them were unvaccinated. Dr. Perry Jansen, the region's medical director, said the state was lucky this time. The family was immediately […]

Childhood vaccine exemption rate reaches record high: Report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report On Friday, it was revealed that childhood vaccine exemption rates reached a record high for the 2022-2023 school year. The CDC revealed that 3% of children entering kindergarten in the United States have been granted vaccine exemptions by their states. “The exemption rate increased by 0.4 percentage […]

Masters unlikely to change exemption criteria for LIV golfers in 2024

LIV golfers like Taylor Gooch are hoping to qualify for a major championship in 2024 through a special exemption. Bryson DeChambeau proposed an idea on how to make this possible, suggesting that the top 12 players at the end of the LIV golf season should be given an invitation to next year’s major. The R&A, […]

PGA Tour, DP World Tour announce stunning new exemption guidelines

Before Tiger Woods came along in the late 1990s, the European Tour (now the DP World Tour for sponsorship reasons) competed head-to-head with the PGA Tour. There was great talent at both circuits, with the likes of Seve Ballesteros, Sam Torrance, Ian Woosnam, Sir Nick Faldo, Bernhard Langer and Colin Montgomerie leading the way in […]

Amid India-Canada Row, White House’s No Special Exemption Remark

The White House said the United States is in contact with both countries on the issue. Washington: The US has been in high-level contact with Indians after Ottawa said Indian government officials were involved in the killing of a Khalistani terrorist in Canada, and the US government has granted “special immunity” in the case. No, […]


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