Sunday July 22-nd, 2018

India's preference for boys results in 21 million 'unwanted' girls India's preference for boys results in 21 million 'unwanted' girls

Some of the ingrained preference is due to the norms governing inheritance, the continued practice of paying a dowry for female children to be married and the tradition of "patrilocality" - women joining their husband's households - and rituals which...

'Public safety situation' investigated at university hotel 'Public safety situation' investigated at university hotel

Hours later, university spokesman Chuck Tombarge said a woman had been released but that the standoff continued. A University of Minnesota police officer told WCCO's Mary McGuire on scene that the suspect is armed. Tombarge said the police did not ...

Leicester flop Musa returns to CSKA on loan Leicester flop Musa returns to CSKA on loan

Musa will be at the club till the end of the season. In a statement on the Russian club's website, says CSKA is "truly my home, a champion team", adding, "I'm back in the red-and-blue family". Ahmed will be included in the Red-Blues' squad list for...

US Sanctions Are Crippling North Korean Navy Exercise US Sanctions Are Crippling North Korean Navy Exercise

But for economic sanctions to force North Korean leader Kim Jong Un into making meaningful nuclear concessions, let alone to bring a change in North Korea's leadership, the United States and its allies need a long-term strategy to constrain North...

Modi pays homage to Mahatma on death anniversary Modi pays homage to Mahatma on death anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi and tweeted: "On Martyrs' Day, we gratefully remember Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence". 7. It is widely stated that Gandhi last wo...

Central Intelligence Agency chief: Russians will meddle in coming USA election Central Intelligence Agency chief: Russians will meddle in coming USA election

He also said the Chinese posed a threat of equal concern, and were "very active" with a world class cyber capability. US intelligence agencies said in January 2017 that they had determined that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a concerted h...

Catalonia postpones vote for brand spanking new regional head, sticks… Catalonia postpones vote for brand spanking new regional head, sticks…

Catalonia's fugitive ex-president, Carles Puigdemont, is asking the region's parliament in a letter to guarantee his right to attend a session this week in which he hopes to be re-elected government leader, without being arrested. It is still uncert...

Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty

He had been detained for more than 80 days at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh , where dozens of high-profile figures were held, questioned and pressured into forfeiting significant financial assets in exchange for their release .

Tourists Arrested in Cambodia for Tourists Arrested in Cambodia for "Dancing Pornographically" Near Famed Temple

Two Canadians are among 10 foreigners charged in Cambodia with producing pornographic pictures , after they were arrested at a party where they were dancing and rolling around on the floor with clothes on. New Zealander Paul Martin Brasch, 33, who is...

Indonesia police force 'manly makeover' on transgender Indonesia police force 'manly makeover' on transgender

The incident happened after several beauty salons in the conservative province were raided over the weekend and transgender employees rounded up. As they were taken to the police station, the transgender employees were apparently approached by doze...

State of the Union to Focus On Tax Cuts, Economy and Infrastructure State of the Union to Focus On Tax Cuts, Economy and Infrastructure

Trump will have about 60 minutes of prime time Tuesday night, beginning at 9 p.m. EST, to try to turn public opinion as his approval rating sits at historic lows for a president at this point in his term, and his party faces the prospect of losing ...

China outraged by claims it's been spying on AU meetings

However, Kagame's explanation suggests that Africa did not make a bad decision by accepting Chinese fund in this project. Buhari pledged to ensure that the anti-corruption agenda gets the attention it deserves and yields the impact "we hope for"....

Former US Rep. Corrine Brown heads to prison Former US Rep. Corrine Brown heads to prison

Disgraced former Florida Rep. Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown began a five-year sentence Monday at a minimum-security camp inside one of the country's largest federal prison complexes. Brown has maintained her innocence and said she simply misma...

Winter Weather Advisory for 2 dozen counties Winter Weather Advisory for 2 dozen counties

To date, Boone has already seen a total of 18.1 inches of snow this winter, good for an inch and a half more than last winter, according to Ray's Weather . The city may only get one to two inches of accumulation. However, there could be more snow ...

Indonesian accused in Kim Jong Nam killing was employed… Indonesian accused in Kim Jong Nam killing was employed…

Lawyers for the two women said they believed they were taking part in a reality television show hoax. During Tuesday's (Jan 30) cross examination, police investigation officer Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz agreed with the defence lawyer that Siti w...

Palace: Suspension order vs Carandang instantly executory Palace: Suspension order vs Carandang instantly executory

Carpio said the proposition that an external disciplinary authority compromises the Ombudsman's independence "fails to recognize that the Constitution expressly authorizes Congress to determine the mode of removal of all non-impeachable officers and ...

State Of The Union Guide: What You Need To Know State Of The Union Guide: What You Need To Know

Last week, Democratic mayors gathered in Washington for a conference said that the White House's idea was a non-starter; many mayors, lead by New Orleans's Mitch Landrieu, skipped a meeting at the White House that was supposed to get into the t...

Brexit: PM May caught in a bind, may face no-trust vote Brexit: PM May caught in a bind, may face no-trust vote

This is borne out by the tone of Ms Greening's interview with The Yorkshire Post in which the now former Education Secretary vows to champion the social mobility strategy that she launched last month and to work across the political divide to ensur...

Turkey reportedly detains hundreds for criticizing northern Syria Afrin operation Turkey reportedly detains hundreds for criticizing northern Syria Afrin operation

Also fanning the flames is Washington's failure to honor its guarantee that YPG forces would withdraw from the Syrian city of Manbij after it was captured from Islamic State, a promise made by the Obama administration. Turkey launched Operation Oli...

A dinosaur as big as a bus found in Egypt's western desert A dinosaur as big as a bus found in Egypt's western desert

With such an important discovery under their belts, the researchers hope that the discovery of new fossil evidence in Africa will come more frequently in the future. It has not been clear how well connected Africa was to other Southern Hemisphere lan...

Yemen separatists surround Aden presidential palace Yemen separatists surround Aden presidential palace

According to recent reports by Yemen's Health Ministry, at least 16 people have been killed in Aden and scores more injured in recent clashes between pro-government forces and southern separatists. The clashes in Aden have effectively divided the...

Kenya opposition supporters gather for Odinga 'swearing Kenya opposition supporters gather for Odinga 'swearing

The streets of the city were quieter than usual. Police and government spokesman were not immediately reachable for comment on that report. Live broadcasts of the event were cut off. The group said Kenyatta - who has rejected all efforts to engage wi...

Typo on tickets invites attendees to 'State of the Uniom' Typo on tickets invites attendees to 'State of the Uniom'

Photos of the typo , which said "State of the Uniom" instead of " State of the Union ", quickly spread on social media. Meanwhile, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) spotted an opportunity to score some easy points and joked that it looked like Educatio...

Funds 2018: GST Impact And Focus On Earnings Tax Funds 2018: GST Impact And Focus On Earnings Tax

Indirect tax revenues have rebounded in December after slowing for two consecutive months. Post-demonetisation, 56 lakh new tax payers were added previous year, with the total number of assesses in July at 6.26 crore and counting. If true, that could...

2018 flu outbreak on track to be worst in nearly a decade 2018 flu outbreak on track to be worst in nearly a decade

Lowndes County Health Department will begin offering free flu shots to uninsured adults in the Lowndes County community Tuesday, Jan. 30, while supplies last. Seven more children died in the week ending January 20, for a total of 37 flu-associated ...

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