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Maria Sharapova Beaten on Qatar Return Maria Sharapova Beaten on Qatar Return
- February 15, 2018

Niculescu's reward is to play either Magdalena Rybarikova or wildcard Fatma Al-Nabhani in the next round. Sharapova, ranked 41st in the world, was making her first appearance in Qatar since 2013 after being handed a wildcard. So physically I felt good. "With the slice I stepped in and I played a bit deeper, but I'm happy that I could get through". 'I love playing in three-set matches, and I think I've thrived in them my career. (more...)
Duterte slammed over threat to shoot female rebels in the genitals Duterte slammed over threat to shoot female rebels in the genitals
- February 15, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , the man who called former President Barack Obama a "son of a bitch" and later told him to "go to hell", recently made a stunning remark in an address to former communist rebels, the Washington Post reported Monday. (more...)
3-year-old killed when drunk driver hits ambulance 3-year-old killed when drunk driver hits ambulance
- February 15, 2018

Federal authorities also believe Romero was in the country illegally. A toddler riding in an ambulance that was struck by an accused drunken driver on US 52 early Sunday has died, authorities said Monday evening. Romero faces charges of driving while intoxicated, failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash and driving without a license. Drew reported from Durham, North Carolina. (more...)
Expel Mani Shankar Aiyar, Cong ex-MP tells Rahul Gandhi Expel Mani Shankar Aiyar, Cong ex-MP tells Rahul Gandhi
- February 15, 2018

On Monday, Shankar called for "uninterrupted and uninterruptible" talks between India and Pakistan to resolve longstanding issues. Aiyar, who was suspended by the Congress in 2017 after his "neech" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, made the latest comment in Karachi . (more...)
RSS chief's speech an insult to every Indian: Rahul RSS chief's speech an insult to every Indian: Rahul
- February 15, 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati lambasted Rastriya Swayamsewak Sangh ( RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for comparing Sangh activists with Army jawans fighting on the borders. Letter further says, Bhagwat's statement was in no way comparison between the. Mr. Chavan demanded that the RSS chief issue an apology to the Army. (more...)
Longtime JMCSS School Board member will not seek re-election Longtime JMCSS School Board member will not seek re-election
- February 15, 2018

The start and end dates are a week off from the current year where school started August 23 and the last day is set for May 16. Gauthier acknowledged "public circumstances that have certainly pointed out that we need some extra help in some areas". (more...)
Man Claims Teen Girl Hired Him on Craigslist to Kill Her Man Claims Teen Girl Hired Him on Craigslist to Kill Her
- February 15, 2018

He told investigators that sometime after Christmas, he came upon a unusual ad he claims Bollinger had posted titled " I want to put a hit on myself " while he was perusing the "Woman seeking Men" category on Craigslist, the affidavit said. (more...)
Deportation of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed Deportation of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed
- February 15, 2018

Jesus Berrones' family visited him at the church every day since Friday. A 30-year-old father who took refuge in a Phoenix church to avoid deportation is allowed to come home. Berrones administers his son's chemotherapy drugs daily because his wife, who is pregnant, can't be around when the bottle is open. On Thursday, ICE denied an extension to remain in the USA for 30-year-old Jesus Berrones , who lives in Arizona with his pregnant wife and five children. (more...)
Colten Boushie's family in Ottawa to meet with federal ministers Colten Boushie's family in Ottawa to meet with federal ministers
- February 15, 2018

Indigenous leaders in British Columbia have added their cries to a chorus of outrage across the country after a white farmer was acquitted Friday in the killing of a young Cree man near Battleford, Sask. Rallies are scheduled across the country both on Saturday and for coming days to demonstrate support for Boushie's family. The perception, said Hall, comes from a lack of interaction with Indigenous peoples. (more...)
Egypt forces have killed 38 militants in major operation Egypt forces have killed 38 militants in major operation
- February 15, 2018

The statement said that naval units from a Mistral helicopter carrier are patrolling the coast of Arish, the capital of North Sinai governorate, while other personnel have been deployed in Egypt's southern desert and along mountainous paths near the southern and western borders to "thwart any attempt to sneak through worldwide borders". (more...)
Israel Police recommends bribery and fraud charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israel Police recommends bribery and fraud charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
- February 15, 2018

News of Lapid's testimony came as the police announced that they have collected sufficient evidence to try Netanyahu in both the "Case 1000" and "Case 2000" investigations, in which Netanyahu is suspected of receiving bribes from Yediot Aharonot publisher Arnon "Noni" Mozes. (more...)
State Democrats React to GOP Congressional Map State Democrats React to GOP Congressional Map
- February 15, 2018

The new map "is indeed an extreme outlier, exhibiting a decidedly partisan skew that can not be explained by Pennsylvania's political geography or the application of traditional districting principles", she said in a His letter comes the day after the US Supreme Court refused state GOP lawmakers' request to block the state Supreme Court's January 22 order that new congressional maps be drawn this year - ahead of midterm elections in which Democrats hope to pick up several ... (more...)
No. 3 Justice Department Official Rachel Brand Will Step Down No. 3 Justice Department Official Rachel Brand Will Step Down
- February 15, 2018

Rachel Brand, the third-ranking official at the Justice Department, made a decision to leave her post in part because she wanted to avoid any possibility that she would have to oversee the federal Russian Federation investigation, NBC News reported on Monday. (more...)
Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 | BJP triggers tremors in red bastion Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 | BJP triggers tremors in red bastion
- February 15, 2018

So, the BJP in its manifesto- Vision Document Tripura 2018-has tried its best to woo people with various schemes and job offers. While addressing the roadshow Malini has appealed the people of Tripura to vote for a change in a state. Uppal Bishwas (28), who calls himself a farmer, raises the BJP's slogan of "chalo paltai" (Let's change the government) when asked of his opinion. The anti-incumbent voters of Tripura are visibly relying on BJP given the party's past gains in North East and its ... (more...)
NAB requests Interior Ministry to place Sharif family's names on ECL NAB requests Interior Ministry to place Sharif family's names on ECL
- February 15, 2018

Sharif along with his sons-Hussain and Hassan - has been named in three NAB references , while his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt. Safdar have been nominated in a reference with regard to the Sharif family's London-based Avenfield properties. (more...)
Kim Jong-Un Invites the South Korean President to Pyongyang Kim Jong-Un Invites the South Korean President to Pyongyang
- February 15, 2018

A flurry of demonstrations took place on the streets as Kim's sister and other high-ranking officials visited the presidential office and North Korean art troupe Samjiyon Orchestra arrived in Seoul to perform on Sunday, Yonhap news agency reported. (more...)
India's forest cover up by 1% over last 3 years India's forest cover up by 1% over last 3 years
- February 15, 2018

The India State of Forest Report 2017 also contains information on mangrove cover. According to the report, the increasing trend of forest and tree cover is largely due to the various national policies aimed at conservation and sustainable management of forests like Green India Mission, National Agro-Forestry policy (NAP), REDD plus policy, Joint Forest Management (JFM), National Afforestation Programme and funds under Compensatory Afforestation to States. (more...)
Media frenzy after Sessions notes law enforcement's 'Anglo-American' heritage Media frenzy after Sessions notes law enforcement's 'Anglo-American' heritage
- February 15, 2018

Both policies disproportionately target black communities. "The comments were divisive and failed to acknowledge that law enforcement has been a part of American history and culture for many ethnic groups and not just Anglos", Demings said. (more...)
Boston Dynamics Reveals Robodog That Can Open Doors Boston Dynamics Reveals Robodog That Can Open Doors
- February 15, 2018

The team has now had a good look at the designs of their headless robot dogs , and perhaps decided they were horrendously creepy. The team at Boston Dynamics revealed this version of the all-electric SpotMini tree months ago. Boston Dynamics has for the last half-year been owned by the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank (sftby), but for the preceding three-and-a-half years it was Google's property. (more...)
UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager UN Experts Alarmed by Arrest of Palestinian Teenager
- February 15, 2018

The petition starts by describing the events leading up to the arrest and indictment of Tamimi before comparing the 17-year-old Palestinian girl to Trayvon Martin, the young boy who was shot dead by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Florida in 2012. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion
- February 15, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, is hoping to press European allies to stick to a promise to increase military budgets as the United States offers an increase in its own defense spending in Europe. "The European allies and Canada invested $19 billion more on major equipment over the last three years", the secretary general said. "This should lead to significant improvements in our forces and their readiness", he said, "but we still have a long way to go". (more...)
DU student alleged man sitting beside her in bus masturbated DU student alleged man sitting beside her in bus masturbated
- February 15, 2018

She said she was reading a book when she felt the middle-aged man sitting next to her repeatedly trying to touch her waist with his elbow. She also uploaded a video of the incident on Twitter , including the explicit actions of the accused, stating, "I was coming from college in Delhi transportation, the person sitting next to me started masturbating.I tried telling people by screaming on this sick person but they ignored it as if it was somethin so normal". (more...)
38-Year-Old Teacher Dies After Deciding to Forego Expensive Flu Medication 38-Year-Old Teacher Dies After Deciding to Forego Expensive Flu Medication
- February 15, 2018

The couple married in 2004 after dating for seven years. Heather Holland is survived by her husband, a 10-year-old daughter and a 7-year-old son. 'We've been as one quite a while, over a large portion of my life. At least 63 children have died as a result of the flu. 'We keep on reminding understudies and guardians of solid propensities amid the chilly and flu season'. (more...)
A Pentagon budget like none before: $700 billion A Pentagon budget like none before: $700 billion
- February 15, 2018

The Pentagon's budget request earmarks $US10.7 billion for the purchase of 77 F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Co as well as $US2 billion to purchase 24 Boeing Co F-18 Super Hornets. The budget request calls for a 2.6 percent pay raise for service members - the largest in nine years. The federal budget calls for increasing the number of strategic missile interceptors from 44 to 64. (more...)
Day 'alien' concept, Hindutva group gets dog, donkey married instead Day 'alien' concept, Hindutva group gets dog, donkey married instead
- February 15, 2018

On receiving information about the action of these groups at the riverfront, the police rushed to the spot and took into custody those who were threatening the couples and asking them to leave. "In recent years, we have observed that students, influenced by western culture, celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14". The Karnataka Rakshana Vedike organized the "marriage" of two sheep and also urged the state government to provide financial support to couples who marry for love. (more...)
Loot Box Laws Proposed in Hawaii, Could Lock Out Players Under 21 Loot Box Laws Proposed in Hawaii, Could Lock Out Players Under 21
- February 15, 2018

House Bill 2686 and Senate Bill 3024 "would prohibit the sale of any game featuring a system wherein players can purchase a randomized reward using real money to anyone younger than 21 years old". A game purchased online would have to include this information on the game's art. Lee and his colleagues have previously spoken about this sort of legislation, saying that their proposed bills would include language so that they would affect digital game retailers as well as retailers ... (more...)
Gove calls record exports of United Kingdom food and drink a 'Brexit bonus' Gove calls record exports of United Kingdom food and drink a 'Brexit bonus'
- February 15, 2018

The Australian High Commissioner said that his country's experience was that reducing and removing tariffs on trade had a "substantial and very positive" impact on the economy. "We could build substantially more trade if we were able to negotiate a free trade agreement with the UK". He said: "What we agreed to do is co-operate at official level, the two governments exploring together how we can realise the commitments and guarantees that were given in December that a hard border between ... (more...)
Queen of England bans plastic bottles and straws at royal estates Queen of England bans plastic bottles and straws at royal estates
- February 15, 2018

Her Maj has outlined a major plan that completely rids her palaces, such as Buckingham and Kensington, from plastic . "As part of that, we have taken a number of practical steps to cut back on the use of plastics", he said. "Today, nearly half of all marine mammals now have plastic in their gut and I know I am not the only person haunted by the tragic images of seabirds, particularly albatrosses, that have been found dead, washed up on beaches after mistaking a piece of plastic for a meal", ... (more...)
Egypt: Former Head of Anti-corruption Watchdog Arrested Egypt: Former Head of Anti-corruption Watchdog Arrested
- February 15, 2018

Geneina was attacked and severely wounded two weeks ago while on his way to lodge an appeal against an electoral commission's decision to disqualify Anan from running in the presidential vote, scheduled for 26-28 March. they of course would change the course and condemn many", he insisted. The ex-general was considered most serious challenger to President Fattah al-Sisi in next month presidential polls . (more...)
Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal
- February 15, 2018

She modified her image as a socialist rabble-rouser while serving in Merkel's cabinet over the past four years. Mr. Merkel urged "we need to ensure that not only the over-60s are considered but also younger people". "This is a good coalition deal". If party members reject the agreement, the new coalition government can't be formed. British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday as Britain and its European Union partners head into ... (more...)

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