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Working with Karachi Kings triggered my fascination for Pakistan cricket: Arthur

Working with Karachi Kings triggered my fascination for Pakistan cricket: Arthur In the video, an Indian fan can be seen holding the tri-colour when she asks Afridi to pose for a picture and the Pakistani cricketer signals her to widen the flag. The report also pointed out that most worldwide cricketers from Pakistan will be involved in a two-Test series against England between May 24 and June 5 and are unlikely to be part of the May 31 charity match. [Full Article...]

Petition: Shooting victim who died in ROTC uniform should receive military burial

Petition: Shooting victim who died in ROTC uniform should receive military burial The Army said Wang's family requested the 15-year-old be buried in his JROTC uniform, which will include the Medal of Heroism . Peter's loved ones have also petitioned Congress to give him a full honors military burial . The fearless student was last seen alive holding the door open so other students could seek safety from the gunfire. He will be laid to rest at the Bailey Memorial Gardens i... [Full Article...]

Trump Hits WashPost Over Rachel Crooks' Kiss Story: 'False Accusation'

Trump Hits WashPost Over Rachel Crooks' Kiss Story: 'False Accusation' Trump appeared to be referring to Rachel Crooks , one of the 19 women to have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against him. "He was waiting for the elevator outside our office when I got up the nerve to introduce myself", said Crooks, who was 22-years-old at the time. [Full Article...]

South Africa's Ramaphosa says it's time to review cabinet make up

South Africa's Ramaphosa says it's time to review cabinet make up Responding to a rhetorical question from Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota as to how government would distinguish between those it considered "our people", as opposed to the rest from whom land could be taken, Ramaphosa spoke of the poor. [Full Article...]

Gujarat Dalits led by Mevani continue protest to demand land for all

Gujarat Dalits led by Mevani continue protest to demand land for all The state government had ordered an inquiry into the incident to be helmed by chief secretary JN Singh. Despite deployment of police outside the Patan Collectors office, Mehsana-resident Vankar managed to set himself ablaze. The crowd at Gandhinagar hospital, where the dead body of Vankar had been kept, drove away BJP legislator from Kadi Karsan Solanki and Hitu Kanodiya from Idar, both Dalits, ... [Full Article...]

Oxfam and Save the Children bosses face grilling from MPs

Oxfam and Save the Children bosses face grilling from MPs Twigg said the International Development Committee would conduct a full inquiry into the issue of sexual exploitation in the aid sector. Of the scandal, he said: "I am sorry, we are sorry, for the damage Oxfam has done both to the people of Haiti but also to wider efforts for aid and development by possibly undermining public support". [Full Article...]

'Dozens' of Russian nationals hurt in U.S. attack in eastern Syria: ministry

'Dozens' of Russian nationals hurt in U.S. attack in eastern Syria: ministry Don't ask me. I don't know". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov issued a warning to Washington on Monday morning in light of an armed clash between Russian mercenaries and rebels, which received air support from the U.S., earlier this month near Deir ez-Zor. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. to launch Trump Towers project in India

Trump Jr. to launch Trump Towers project in India Indian newspapers have been running full-page, glossy advertisements hyping his arrival and the latest Trump Tower project under the headline: "Trump is here - Are You Invited?" The newspaper ads promise that buyers who order apartments in the development by Thursday will get "a conversation and dinner" with Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Abbas calls for Mideast peace conference in rare United Nations speech

Abbas calls for Mideast peace conference in rare United Nations speech Later on Monday night, a spokesperson for the USA embassy responded to the report saying that the quotes were taken out of context. United States Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Nikki Haley, introduces White House senior adviser Jared Kushner to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres before a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN headquarters in NY, U.S., February 20, 2018. [Full Article...]

Thomas Balks as Court Denies Review to California Guns Case

Thomas Balks as Court Denies Review to California Guns Case In a relatively rare move, the government asked the Supreme Court to weigh in even before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has ruled on the Trump administration's appeal of a January 9 ruling by a federal judge in California, who blocked the federal government from ending the DACA program. [Full Article...]

Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for saying 'Jewish were perpetrators' in WW2

Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for saying 'Jewish were perpetrators' in WW2 The Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki called the uprising of Ukrainian Cossacks led by Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky against the Commonwealth "the first big criminal act against Jews" and compared it to the Holocaust . Zionist Union MK Ksenia Svetlova said Morawiecki's remark "shows his true face". The Polish leader's comments come only weeks after his country was widely lambasted for... [Full Article...]

New Zealand state of emergency as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit

New Zealand state of emergency as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit Jetstar, an Australian airline, has not suspended flights to New Zealand, but has told passengers that if they want to re-arrange their travel plans in order to avoid possible disruption, they will be able to amend their travel date until 1 March at no extra cost. [Full Article...]

Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters

Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters Brown stepped down as leader of the PC party last month following a report by CTV News in which two women accused Brown of sexual misconduct. Randy Hillier alleged the "70,000 fraudulent memberships" represent $700,000 in missing party funds. [Full Article...]

Dem Sen. Murphy: US Shootings a 'Consequence of Inaction'

Dem Sen. Murphy: US Shootings a 'Consequence of Inaction' The Connecticut Democrat has been an aggressive gun control advocate for years, using the Sandy Hook tragedy as emotional fodder for election in 2012. The bill is now stalled in the House. Sen. Murphy has been an active supporter of gun control legislation and represents the state where the 2nd deadliest mass school shooting in the United States occurred. [Full Article...]

Spain's finance minister to be next vice-president of European Central Bank

Spain's finance minister to be next vice-president of European Central Bank He went on to congratulate Spanish Finance Minister, Luis de Guindos , on taking up the job. Describing de Guindos as "an excellent colleague over several years", EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici played down concerns about the Spaniard being a politician rather than a banker, saying that "he can adapt and be a good vice president". [Full Article...]

Top Dallas official pressuring NRA to hold convention elsewhere

Top Dallas official pressuring NRA to hold convention elsewhere Caraway said the NRA event scheduled from May 4 to May 6 is not appropriate after the Florida school shooting and a number of events that have happened in Dallas, including the assassination of John F. "Who needs an AR-15 to protect their house?" Yes, mental illness is the issue. "At the end of the day, we need to connect the dots". But caraway said if NRA leadership is coming to Dallas then... [Full Article...]

Search continues for crashed Iran plane

Search continues for crashed Iran plane Inclement weather had hampered search parties, but the heavy snow and fog cleared early Tuesday, giving helicopter teams better visibility. "After searching the area, we learned that unfortunately ... The Iran Aseman Airlines plane that crashed at the weekend, a twin-engined, turboprop ATR72, was 24 years old. The worldwide community grieved over the air crash. [Full Article...]

Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from the Illini win over Nebraska

Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from the Illini win over Nebraska IN met him with two defenders, so he kicked the ball out to Jordan Bohannon, who stood outside the 3-point arc. Smith scored eight points against Nebraska. But after scoring 13 in the first half, he had just one free throw after halftime. Nebraska and IL will be broadcast on Big Ten Network. "I was able to knock down some threes tonight, so that's really what got me going", Black said. [Full Article...]

Japanese 'Super Dad' Wins Custody of 13 Surrogate-Born Babies

Japanese 'Super Dad' Wins Custody of 13 Surrogate-Born Babies A Thai court on Tuesday said it ruled in favor of a wealthy Japanese man who had fathered 13 surrogate children in Thailand, naming him their legal parent and sole guardian. In 2015 he was awarded custody of the three other children. Shigeta hired the Thai surrogates before the ban and paid them between $9,300 (£6,600) and $12,500 (£8,900) each, police said. [Full Article...]

Unicef launches 'Every Child Alive' global campaign

Unicef launches 'Every Child Alive' global campaign According to the news reported in India Today, the report says "The average annual rate of reduction in neonatal mortality required for India to reach the target is nearly double the current level". "In the recent Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) conducted by the Government of Nigeria in 2016/17, the rate of newborn deaths per 1000 births is 37", the UNICEF report noted. [Full Article...]


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