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Pakistan board bans, fines spinner Nawaz Pakistan board bans, fines spinner Nawaz
- May 18, 2017

In addition to the ban, the 23-year-old has also been fined 200,000 Pakistan rupees (approximately £1,500). He was earlier issued a notice of demand under Article 4.3 of the PCB anti-corruption code. The PCB said that Nawaz, on May 15, had approached the board and requested for a meeting, and the board had asked him to submit a letter stating his version of events regarding the alleged breach. (more...)
India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim
- May 18, 2017

But those numbers are still considered only a fraction of the actual rape cases across the socially conservative country. The police said the victim's head had been smashed to hide her identity. The police have requested the girl to come forward as they could not find her at the address mentioned in the letter. Earlier on Tuesday, the court asked the doctors' panel to take a call as per their wisdom. (more...)
UN Security Council Sees UN Security Council Sees "Ample Possibility" To Use Sanctions Against N Korea
- May 17, 2017

U.S. Disarmament Ambassador Wood said China was key given that 90 percent of North Korea's trade was with that country. The U.S. ambassador the United Nations , Nikki Haley, said the United States believed it could persuade China to impose new U.N. (more...)
UK's health service hit by ransomware attack
- May 13, 2017

Some employees are reporting that NHS computers have been hit with ransomware - malicious software that encrypts all all the data on a computer then demands a ransom to unlock it. NHS Mid Essex CCG is similarly asking patients: "do not attend A&E unless it's an emergency". The National Cyber Security Centre said it was aware of a "cyber incident" and was working with NHS Digital and the National Crime Agency to investigate. (more...)
Plastic surgeon suggests warning labels after rise in 'avocado hand' Plastic surgeon suggests warning labels after rise in 'avocado hand'
- May 13, 2017

It's all about carefully slicing the avocado in half with a sharp knife (never apply too much pressure and move around the stone once you encounter it). Anxious that you need to brush up on your avocado knife technique? It needs to be recognisable. One particular surgeon at the city's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital says he stitches up an average of four "avocado hands" per week. (more...)
Phoenix man faces possible charges for 2016 serial shootings
- May 10, 2017

From August 2015 to July 2016 the shootings terrorized the largely Hispanic community in Maryvale in Phoenix , Arizona . The shooter stalked victims after dark, police have said, picking victims who were either outside of their homes or sitting in cars. (more...)
Teen on house arrest after violently throwing woman in pool Teen on house arrest after violently throwing woman in pool
- May 10, 2017

The Broward deputy who made the report described James as "very frightened and upset", soaked from shoulders down and with a fresh bruise on her right leg. Coleman-Wright told the paper that police were still investigating who permitted the party. In 911 calls released Tuesday, callers described the chaos after the teen and James went into the water. (more...)
Late gains put British Columbia's ruling Liberals in frame for election win
- May 09, 2017

The rest said they either hadn't decided or would support one of B.C.'s smaller parties or independent candidates. The two main parties are keeping about four-in-five of their voters from the 2013 provincial election (79% for the BC Liberals, 80% for the BC NDP ). (more...)
House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate
- May 08, 2017

In the Senate, the 52-member Republican majority hopes to use a budgetary procedure called reconciliation to pass the measure with a simple majority, instead of risking falling short of the 60 votes needed to break a Democratic filibuster. (more...)
6 confirmed tornadoes touched down in Virginia and North Carolina on Friday 6 confirmed tornadoes touched down in Virginia and North Carolina on Friday
- May 07, 2017

It touched down after a thunderstorm went through Smith Mountain Lake. The tornado caused tree damage as it moved across Rocky Hock Road. An EF-1, he explained, is on the low end of the tornado scale. and 7:50 a.m. Friday morning. The tornado passed in a matter of seconds, then she sent text messages to her friends and daughter to let them know she made it through. (more...)
What is Cinco de Mayo anyway? The history of a holiday What is Cinco de Mayo anyway? The history of a holiday
- May 06, 2017

Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz of Albuquerque, New Mexico, says participants may eat Mexican food for a day but aren't helping immigrants who feel under attack. "The president has made the Latino community a priority and we always will". Today, Cinco de Mayo has become more of an American holiday than a Mexican one. (more...)
Wikitribune Is Wikipedia founder Jim Wales's Plan To Fight Fake News Wikitribune Is Wikipedia founder Jim Wales's Plan To Fight Fake News
- April 26, 2017

The site also mentions that if they fail to reach their goal of hiring 10 journalists in the stipulated time then the supporters' money will be refunded. With more and more people consuming news online nowadays, the huge profit generated by fake news and its potential political impact have caused an onging debate. (more...)
Swansea will fight to bitter end in survival battle, says Tom Carroll Swansea will fight to bitter end in survival battle, says Tom Carroll
- April 24, 2017

They arrested that slide on Saturday, as goals from top scorer Fernando Llorente and Tom Carroll gave the Swans their first victory since March. As he celebrated his team's 2-0 victory over Stoke last night, Paul Clement could have been forgiven for having mixed feelings. (more...)
Trump to Attend 3 Asian Summits in November: Pence Trump to Attend 3 Asian Summits in November: Pence
- April 22, 2017

At least verbally, he said he is coming", Paynor said, as quoted by Rappler . The ASEAN foreign ministers requested the meeting with Tillerson to engage with the new US administration early, said Patrick Murphy, the USA deputy assistant secretary of state for Southeast Asia. (more...)
Exoplanet Around Cool Star May Harbor Alien Life Exoplanet Around Cool Star May Harbor Alien Life
- April 22, 2017

Xavier Bonfils, an astronomer at the Observatory of the Sciences of the Universe in Grenoble, France, said LHS 1140b now "joins Trappist-1 at the head of the rankings". Depicted in blue is the atmosphere the planet may have retained. In December 2011 Kepler 22b was confirmed as the first potentially habitable planet orbiting in the Goldilocks Zone of a Sun-like star. (more...)
Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight
- April 22, 2017

The jurisdictions until June 30 to provide evidence to the federal government that they are not violating any laws. "Contrary to their alternative facts, NY is the safest big city in the country, with crime at record lows in large part because we have policies in place to encourage cooperation between NYPD and immigrant communities", City Hall spokesman Seth Stein said in a statement. (more...)
Trump to meet Italian premier ahead of G-7 meeting in Italy Trump to meet Italian premier ahead of G-7 meeting in Italy
- April 22, 2017

US President Donald Trump said in a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday that he does not see a role for the United States to play in Libya. Trump has roundly criticized numerous world's global institutions and once called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obsolete. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. (more...)
Edmonton Oilers Take Series Lead Against Sharks Edmonton Oilers Take Series Lead Against Sharks
- April 18, 2017

San Jose's first and only other power play came almost 17 minutes into the scoreless opening period. It was a tough, tense and scoreless chess match until Kassian finally broke it open in the third, taking a giveaway from Sharks defenceman David Schlemko and sliding a backhand through Martins Jones five-hole. (more...)
Holy Ghost Catholic Church celebrates Palm Sunday Holy Ghost Catholic Church celebrates Palm Sunday
- April 16, 2017

Pastor Chip Steffy of the Rockford United Methodist Church tried something different this year in an attempt to bring a faith-changing experience on Good Friday. Processional hymns will be sung in English and Spanish. The Stations of the Cross re-enactment was hosted by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, where members of the congregation put on a re-enactment of the "14 episodes" of Jesus' final day. (more...)
Srikanth, Praneeth Advance to Semis, Sindhu Loses at Singapore Open Srikanth, Praneeth Advance to Semis, Sindhu Loses at Singapore Open
- April 16, 2017

Praneeth was the first to make it to the summit clash after he executed his plans brilliantly to completely outplay his opponent in a 38-minute match . But the Indian snatched five points on the trot to seal the game. World No. 26 Ginting pounced on Srikanth's tentative approach at the beginning of the match and took a 9-4 lead. (more...)