Saturday April 21-st, 2018

'Egypt, not Nigeria, have the best World Cup draw' 'Egypt, not Nigeria, have the best World Cup draw'

The expectation doesn't stop there, as since the draw was made, England's odds of winning have been slightly trimmed from 18/1 to just 16/1. The opinions are also divided among football experts in Egypt . Defending World Cup and 2017 Confederati...

Argentina, Iceland, Croatia in World Cup Group of Death Argentina, Iceland, Croatia in World Cup Group of Death

This is the most hard group by average SPI rating, with the four teams having an average rank of 81.7 out of 100. There was no group of death after the draw in Moscow, but there will be some interesting clashes at next year's soccer spectacle.

California Fires Burn 1 Million Acres In 2017 California Fires Burn 1 Million Acres In 2017

The Philippine post is also monitoring the Creek Fire and the Rye Fire in Los Angeles County, which have already consumed more than 11,500 acres and remain out of control, said Consul General Adel Angelito Cruz. An unusually bad year for California w...

Turkey says United States possible relocation of embassy to Jerusalem Turkey says United States possible relocation of embassy to Jerusalem "extremely worrying"

Embassy there from Tel Aviv. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , a champion of the Palestinian cause, often criticises Israel over its actions in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, despite a 2016 reconciliation deal after years of severed ties fol...

Michael Owen's Champions League predictions, including Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool Michael Owen's Champions League predictions, including Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool

In the round of 32, the four third-place finishers with the best records in the UEFA Champions League group stage will be seeded along with the 12 UEFA Europa League group winners. Diego Perotti's header was the difference in Tuesday's win, and he ...

Hamas 'appreciates' Erdogan's position on Jerusalem Hamas 'appreciates' Erdogan's position on Jerusalem

Incidentally, Yisrael Katz himself looks like a mafia boss. "The US embassy and the embassies of the rest of the world should be housed in Jerusalem". Erdogan's equation of wealth-smuggling and treason, first made Sunday, builds on his allegations of...

Take Two: Schumer, Pelosi Accept Trump's Invitation to Talk Budget Take Two: Schumer, Pelosi Accept Trump's Invitation to Talk Budget

Pelosi and Schumer said Republican leaders would also attend Thursday's meeting, where they would all discuss "the year-end agenda", which includes how to keep the government open past December 8, when funding is set to run out. If so, it is unclear ...

Trump lawyers try to take obstruction charges off the table Trump lawyers try to take obstruction charges off the table

Still, lawyers then and now say the real answer would rest with the courts, and some lawyers argue that since the Constitution does not address the question, the US Supreme Court could ultimately find that the president was not above prosecution.

Students shot at U.S. high school Students shot at U.S. high school

Their conditions weren't immediately known. One of the victims was found in a parking lot by the school football field and a second was found in a locker room, according to a tweet from the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. It's unclear whether t...

Daphne Caruana Galizia: 10 Arrests Over Car Bomb Murder Of Malta Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia: 10 Arrests Over Car Bomb Murder Of Malta Journalist

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who was among the subjects of the late reporter's investigations, declined to say who the suspects were or why they were arrested. Malta's government is offering a €1m reward for information relating to the killing . ...

Model at heart of Britain's Cold War sex scandal dies Model at heart of Britain's Cold War sex scandal dies

Born in 1943, Keeler was a model and nightclub dancer in 1963 when she had an affair with British War Secretary John Profumo . - December 4 2017: Christine Keeler dies at Princess Royal University Hospital, near Farnborough after struggling to e...

PM invites all newly elected Mayors to New Delhi PM invites all newly elected Mayors to New Delhi

A positive atmosphere is building in favour of the BJP and we will sweep Gujarat elections ", BJP general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said. Amethi Nagar Panchyat chairperson Chandrama Devi and Jais Nagar Palika Parishad Mahesh Pratap will be am...

United Nations rights body passes Rohingya crimes measure United Nations rights body passes Rohingya crimes measure

Zeid slammed "widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal" attacks against the Rohingya, as well as policies that had dehumanized and segregated the minority, and left it wallowing in statelessness for decades. Marzuki Darusman, who heads the indepe...

PNP, PDEA welcome police return in war on drugs PNP, PDEA welcome police return in war on drugs

On October 12, 2017, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte reduced the police's role in drug-related operations in favor of the Drug Enforcement Agency. Duterte and police officials say the victims fought back and placed enforcers in danger. Fo...

2 crewmen rescued, 2 missing after boat sinks off coast of Nantucket 2 crewmen rescued, 2 missing after boat sinks off coast of Nantucket

The captain of the F/V Enterprise, which was working nearby, noticed the lights of the F/V Misty Blue going out, and steamed over to investigate. "We also are trying to have divers in the water". As of late Monday night, the two other crew members re...

Judge to hear arguments in defamation lawsuit against President Trump Judge to hear arguments in defamation lawsuit against President Trump

A NY judge will hear arguments Tuesday in a defamation lawsuit against President Trump . She came forward during the 2016 presidential election campaign, after the notorious Access Hollywood video surfaced, where Trump was caught on an hot mic t...

2 kids found in raid on polygamist compound; 2 still missing 2 kids found in raid on polygamist compound; 2 still missing

The sheriff's office said the girls would have been unlikely to have survived the frigid night, reported CBS News . The authorities found two missing young sisters and they both were discovered in a good condition. He is accused of kidnapping his ...

Ex-campaign aide: Pence's wife finds Trump 'totally vile' Ex-campaign aide: Pence's wife finds Trump 'totally vile'

While Pence's name emerged as a potential presidential contender for 2016 in the wake of his 2012 gubernatorial victory, the in governor's political career was on a downward trajectory when he unexpectedly hitched his wagon to Trump's star.

Officer Fatally Shoots Bronx Man Wielding a Machete, Police Say Officer Fatally Shoots Bronx Man Wielding a Machete, Police Say

Speaking at an early morning news conference, NYPD Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan said a group of Emergency Service Division officers were executing a search warrant after getting reports of handguns and drugs inside the apartment. In line with new ...

Obama, nuggets among 2017's most retweeted Obama, nuggets among 2017's most retweeted

As 2017 winds down, President Donald Trump continues to make headlines via his active Twitter account on a near-daily basis. Twitter on Tuesday released its top trending people and topics for 2017, ranging from sports to politics to Korean boy ba...

5-year-old girl killed in Georgia school bus crash 5-year-old girl killed in Georgia school bus crash

One child has been killed and 22 students taken to a hospital in a Georgia school bus accident, multiple media organizations are reporting. She was taken to Memorial Health in Savannah. Grief counselors have been made available to all students and st...

Manchester Arena attack 'could have been stopped' Manchester Arena attack 'could have been stopped'

Attacks at Westminster Bridge - 22 March - Manchester Arena - 22 May- London Bridge - 3 June- and Finsbury Park - 19 June - prompted internal reviews by police and MI5. This applied particularly to the fact that Abedi could have been stopped at the a...

Erdogan: New York trial United States conspiracy against Turkey Erdogan: New York trial United States conspiracy against Turkey

Halkbank has said all of its transactions complied with national and worldwide regulations. Turkey can not be tried by "virtual courts" in the United States, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said derisively over the weekend in that country's latest a...

New Settlement Expected to Close Hariri's Resignation File, Test Lebanon's Dissociation Policy

Lebanon's prime minister said he would remain in office after governing partners pledged to stay out of neighboring conflicts, a month after his resignation threatened to drag the country deeper into the Middle East's major sectarian confrontation.

African air travel growth spikes, outpacing strong global recovery African air travel growth spikes, outpacing strong global recovery

Iata said passenger numbers are expected to increase to 4.3 billion in 2018. Cargo volume is expected to grow 4.5% y-o-y to 62.5 million tonnes. Middle East carriers achieved a 6.9% rise in demand in October, improved from 3.9% in September, while ...

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