Friday August 17-th, 2018

Royal family hid crown jewels from Nazis in biscuit tin Royal family hid crown jewels from Nazis in biscuit tin

Anxious that the weight of the elaborate jewels at the centrepiece of her crown would injure her neck, she quips: "So there are some disadvantages to crowns , but otherwise they're quite important things". "I mean, it just remains on'". In a conve...

Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands

While incursions into Japan's contiguous zone and territorial sea around the Senkakus are fairly common for Chinese maritime law enforcement vessels and civilian fishing trawlers, incursions by Chinese naval vessels are comparatively rarer.

PM congratulates ISRO team for the successful launch of its 100th satellite PM congratulates ISRO team for the successful launch of its 100th satellite

The rocket weighs about 1,323kg, said a senior official at the ISRO, who did not wish to be named, Reuters said. The satellites were onboard India's trusted workhorse Polar Launch Satellite Vehicle ( PSLV ). India's space program is reportedly on...

Modi eases rules for foreign investors as growth slows Modi eases rules for foreign investors as growth slows

Government has put in place an investor friendly policy on FDI, under which FDI up to 100%, is permitted on the automatic route in most sectors/ activities. Until now, FDI of up to 49 per cent was permitted in both sectors, but beyond 49 per cent, go...

Big Ten College Basketball Predictions: Maryland vs. Ohio State 1/11/18 Big Ten College Basketball Predictions: Maryland vs. Ohio State 1/11/18

That was the first time that lineup had been used all season, and against the nation's top team it got jumpers by Tate and Bates-Diop, forced a missed jumper and caused a turnover at the other end and sparked a quick 4-0 run in 59 seconds to give the...

Football's coming home! Leeds United's Elland Road ground to host England game Football's coming home! Leeds United's Elland Road ground to host England game

Southgate's side have also scheduled March friendlies against Netherlands and Italy, both of whom failed to qualify for the World Cup finals. The match will take place on Thursday 7 June at 8pm and it will be the third time that the national team...

Pak-US cooperation imperative for regional peace: Foreign Office Pak-US cooperation imperative for regional peace: Foreign Office

According to media reports, Pakistan's decision to suspend military and intelligence cooperation with America came after President Donald accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the USA but "lies and deceit" and suspended about $2 billion in secur...

AAP Rajya Sabha nominations: Disgruntled Kumar Vishwas 'accepts martyrdom' AAP Rajya Sabha nominations: Disgruntled Kumar Vishwas 'accepts martyrdom'

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP ) on Wednesday nominated three candidates - Sanjay Singh , Sushil Gupta, and ND Gupta - for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Delhi. Arvind (Kejriwal ) felt that someone from outside be sent. But, the party this time ...

Attorney: Brian Bowen is enrolling at SC, seeking reinstatement from NCAA Attorney: Brian Bowen is enrolling at SC, seeking reinstatement from NCAA

The federal complaint stated that Adidas executive James Gatto and others attempted to funnel $100,000 to a recruit's family to gain his commitment to play for Louisville . "He brings a high-level skill set to the court and will make an immediate im...

Eric Clapton opens up about health issues and going deaf Eric Clapton opens up about health issues and going deaf

He added: "I have to get on the bottom of the ladder every time I play guitar, just to tune it". He told BBC Radio 2 , "I am still going to work". "I am going to do a show at Hyde Park [British Summer Time Festival] in July", Eric explained. ...

Man confesses to 1993 murder in emotional TV interview Man confesses to 1993 murder in emotional TV interview

Unable to bear the guilt, he said could no longer live with the knowledge that he had been involved in a homicide and that his faith in God commanded him to come forward. "It's kind of weird, Frank never got to have a life, but we were teenagers an...

US Army files trademark challenge to NHL's 'Vegas Golden Knights' name, colors US Army files trademark challenge to NHL's 'Vegas Golden Knights' name, colors

The Army began this process back in September 2017, but finally gained enough traction Wednesday. Vegas general manager George McPhee has said that the team colors are a nod to owner Bill Foley's alma mater and that the franchise might have been name...

Iranian parliament to hold special session on protests Iranian parliament to hold special session on protests

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called the protests "something the world must take note of" and a "powerful exhibition of fearless people" risking their lives to exercise their right to speak. The Netherlands' ambassador, Karel van ...

$55m Victorian Powerball jackpot victor yet to come forward $55m Victorian Powerball jackpot victor yet to come forward

Winning tickets were sold in Crawford County, Douglas County, Sauk County, Marinette County and Manitowoc County, along with the Wood County ticket. His ticket was purchased in Merlin. The winning ticket was unregistered so it's likely the new mu...

Saudi allows women to watch soccer match in stadium for first time Saudi allows women to watch soccer match in stadium for first time

At the stadium in Jeddah, female ushers were employed to greet the women fans and their families, who loudly cheered on the local team. The General Sports Authority announced in October that stadiums in Jeddah, Dammam and Riyadh will be set up to a...

Russian army says 'eliminated' those behind Syria attack Russian army says 'eliminated' those behind Syria attack

Two Russian service personnel were killed in a mortar attack on Russia's Hmeimim base in western Syria on December 31. The Defence Ministry said the drones were launched from al-Mouazzara in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, over 50 kil...

Mississippi Burning case: KKK killer dies Mississippi Burning case: KKK killer dies

Killen, 92, was serving three consecutive 20-year terms at the facility, the Los Angeles Times reported . James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, all in their 20s, were members of the Congress of Racial Equality (Core) and had been ...

Missouri Governor Admits To Extramarital Affair Before He Took Office Missouri Governor Admits To Extramarital Affair Before He Took Office

Eric Greitens . They must know that the Office of the Circuit Attorney will hold public officials accountable in the same manner as any other resident of our city. The governor made the admission hours after he gave his annual State of the State a...

Supreme Court to hear online sales tax case Supreme Court to hear online sales tax case

The Supreme Court weighed in first in 1967, ruling that states can not force "catalog" retailers to collect sales taxes in states where they are not physically present. South Dakota's law places the burden of collecting and remitting sales taxes on c...

Trump To Get First Presidential Medical Checkup Trump To Get First Presidential Medical Checkup

Ronny Jackson, who has been the lead White House doctor since 2013 and oversaw two of former President Barack Obama's exams, according to a Washington Post report . The examination at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre lasted seve...

Pelosi Scorns '5 White Guys' on Immigration

But the fact of the matter is that they are playing a weak hand, I note in my column at The Week. A group of US Republican lawmakers has unveiled the details of an immigration bill that has the support of President Donald Trump . "A resolution t...

Pakistan team gets Maori welcome in New Zealand Pakistan team gets Maori welcome in New Zealand

In the last eight overs, when New Zealand needed to lift the run rate, they were restricted to 48 runs and lost seven wickets of which 11 runs came in the final over. Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Imam ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sar...

Stoinis: Australia have to keep their foot on England's throat

On paper he contributed little to the five-wicket win over a Cricket Australia XI, a game which serves as the only hit out before the series proper begins in Melbourne on Sunday, yet figures of nought for 68 tell only half a tale. "He will play a sig...

North, South Korea agree to first talks in two years North, South Korea agree to first talks in two years

On Thursday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed to postpone their countries' regular joint military exercises until after the end of the Winter Olympic Games in an apparent move to encourage North Korea...

Klopp insists Liverpool can recover from Coutinho sale: Just like Dortmund Klopp insists Liverpool can recover from Coutinho sale: Just like Dortmund

There could be some new faces around Eastlands before these two clash Sunday tea time, with City believed to be edging ever closer to a deal for Arsenal's Alexis Sánchez despite interest from Manchester United . Few doubt Manchester City will ...

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