Friday September 21-st, 2018

Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses

No German team had reached the Olympic podium since West Germany claimed bronze at the Innsbruck Games in 1976. Francesco Friedrich and his team of Candy Bauer, Martin Grothkopp and Thorsten Margis finished their four runs in 3 minutes, 15.85 sec...

Death toll rises to 29 in twin bombings in Somalia Death toll rises to 29 in twin bombings in Somalia

Dozens of people were wounded. The bombings targetted the presidential palace and a city hotel, police said. Minutes later, another auto bomb hit a checkpoint about 300 meters from Somalia's presidential palace. According to local police, the bla...

Stiff back forces Kohli out, Rohit leads India in T20 decider Stiff back forces Kohli out, Rohit leads India in T20 decider

Suresh Raina 43 gave Dhawan good support. Earlier, Rohit Sharma (11) started the Indian innings with two boundaries in the first over before he was trapped LBW by Junior Dala (3-35). Kohli will leave South Africa on Sunday having dazzled with ...

Ben Stokes returns to face New Zealand in opening ODI Ben Stokes returns to face New Zealand in opening ODI

New Zealand was 27-3 when Stokes took a catch from Chris Woakes' bowling to dismiss Martin Guptill (13), only three balls after captain Kane Williamson (8) fell at the same score. With less than 100 runs required, New Zealand seemed to be on...

Heavy storms likely tonight and Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST Heavy storms likely tonight and Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

With this first wave of showers most of Acadiana will receive 1-2 inches of rain, so a decent soaking but not looking at any flooding concerns with this round. This high pressure system will then build atop the region through the middle of the week m...

Rahul Gandhi flags off annual environment marathon 'Vrukshathon' in Vijayapura Rahul Gandhi flags off annual environment marathon 'Vrukshathon' in Vijayapura

Citing the example of legendary Kannada philosopher Basannava, Gandhi said that PM Modi should practice what he preaches in his speeches. Addressing a rally, Gandhi said, "While I was campaigning in Gujarat , people there told me that education ...

Everyone Mueller Has Charged in Russia Election Probe, All 22 of Them Everyone Mueller Has Charged in Russia Election Probe, All 22 of Them

The development comes a day after Mueller filed a new indictment with 32 charges of tax evasion, bank fraud and other allegations against Gates and his former business partner, Paul Manafort , who served as Trump's campaign manager for three month...

China Communist Party has proposed removing presidential term limits China Communist Party has proposed removing presidential term limits

It said the proposal had been made by the party's Central Committee, the largest of its elite ruling bodies. The Communist Party Central Committee, a council of senior officials from the ruling party, "proposed to remove the expression that the Pre...

Companies cutting ties with NRA grows include United, Delta, Hertz and MetLife Companies cutting ties with NRA grows include United, Delta, Hertz and MetLife

The First National Bank of Omaha pledged on Thursday to stop issuing an NRA-branded Visa card. The moves have come as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members on its website . Some of those survivors conf...

PM: Use Science and Technology for welfare PM: Use Science and Technology for welfare

The prime minister said the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), which converted the country into one market one tax has led to better tax compliance and revenue generation. "Hence, human objectivity becomes important". The Ashram area wou...

Suspect shot multiple times while trying to rob liquor store Suspect shot multiple times while trying to rob liquor store

The robber was identified as Tyrone Lee, 36. A robbery suspect was rushed to the hospital after being shot during an attempted robbery of a liquor store. Ring told Tulsa World on Friday that during the incident, her biggest concern was her daught...

Pakistan took effective steps against terror financing: Minister Pakistan took effective steps against terror financing: Minister

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has stated in a twitter statement the country had earned a three-month reprieve. At the end of the Plenary session, when the FATF Chair asked, there were no objections to the nomination of Pakistan, a move that could...

Jaguars finalizing $54M contract with QB Bortles Jaguars finalizing $54M contract with QB Bortles

The Jaguars were so close to reaching the Super Bowl - they held a 10-point, fourth-quarter lead before losing to New England in the AFC Championship Game. Bortles didn't exactly have a full complement of receivers, either. This move doesn't ne...

Blacklisted North Korea general arrives in Pyeongchang Blacklisted North Korea general arrives in Pyeongchang

Moon met Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, a day after the opening ceremony and urged North Korea to do more to engage in a dialogue with the United States.

Two killed in severe weather in the South Two killed in severe weather in the South

The line of thunderstorms along the cold front has been under-performing throughout the day. The line of storms will arrive between 2-4 AM, so don't be surprised to be woken up by a few rumbles of thunder tonight. This rainmaker will exit early Monda...

Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, United Nations votes for cease-fire Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, United Nations votes for cease-fire

The truce will begin " without delay ", and will help humanitarian groups deliver aid and evacuate millions in some of the country's hardest-hit areas. A previous draft had said the ceasefire would go into force 72 hours after the adoption, but tha...

ENI ship blocked off Cyprus leaves for other work ENI ship blocked off Cyprus leaves for other work

On February 9, the Turkish navy on manoeuvres in the Mediterranean stopped the Saipem 12000 vessel on its way to drill for gas in the waters off Cyprus , triggering a diplomatic standoff that has underscored tensions in the region over competing c...

Florida executes inmate; Texas, Alabama executions halted Florida executes inmate; Texas, Alabama executions halted

Supreme Court . The U.S. Supreme Court granted the stay before the 6 p.m. execution, then lifted that stay at 9 p.m., ruling that the state could proceed. The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed the lethal injection of an Alabama inmate as it considers ...

U.S. slaps sweeping new sanctions against North Korea U.S. slaps sweeping new sanctions against North Korea

The measures severely restrict deliveries of oil and refined petroleum products to North Korea, but a recent report by a United Nations panel of experts found that Pyongyang was flouting sanctions. North Korea has been developing nuclear-tipped mis...

Le Pen niece to USA conservatives: France first for the French Le Pen niece to USA conservatives: France first for the French

Praising President Trump's attitude of America First, Marion said she agreed that the people of all natuions shouldn't be ashamed to want to look out for their own interests, remarking: "I am not offended when I hear President Donald Trump say "Ame...

Graham's body begins journey from mountains to Charlotte Graham's body begins journey from mountains to Charlotte

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said suggested viewing areas along the route include the Black Mountain Town Hardware store, the former Black Mountain train station on Cherry Street, and Grace Covenant Church on South Boulevard in Charlot...

At least 1 killed, 6 injured in Kabul blast near North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters At least 1 killed, 6 injured in Kabul blast near North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters

An improvised explosive device detonated a suicide bomber. An official with the National Directorate of Security, Afghanistan's domestic intelligence agency, said that an officer with the agency who was killed had hugged the attacker after discov...

Manafort accused of paying off former European politicians in another superseding indictment

Rick Gates , the former deputy chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign, told his family in a letter that he would plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. And Rohrabacher was one of only a few USA l...

Red Cross and Plan International admit cases of sexual misconduct Red Cross and Plan International admit cases of sexual misconduct

A total of 21 Red Cross staff have been fired or resigned over alleged sexual misconduct since 2015, the charity has said, as the aid sector reels from a sex abuse scandal. "They put that before those they were there to help and protect, which is a...

President Trump says he supports raising minimum age for gun purchases President Trump says he supports raising minimum age for gun purchases

In a series of Twitter posts, Trump said he was clarifying news reports that said he wanted to arm teachers, a proposal that has been met with skepticism and rejection. "Even if teachers do have to use them, at least we know that we are being def...

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