• U.S. wants United Nations vote on Tuesday on Syria gas attack inquiry
U.S. wants United Nations vote on Tuesday on Syria gas attack inquiry

The US, UK and France have launched military strikes on Syria following the suspected chemical attack by the Assad regime . The US, Britain and France opposed the measure, saying that the investigators are already headed there and that the text did not include a new way to assess blame for chemical attacks.

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  • United Kingdom joins Syria air strikes in response to chemical attack
United Kingdom joins Syria air strikes in response to chemical attack

U.S., British, and French forces launched air strikes against targets in Syria in the first coordinated Western military action against the Damascus regime. The Syrian Regime has a history of using chemical weapons against its own people in the most cruel and abhorrent way. She said that at an emergency cabinet meeting in London on Thursday "we...

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  • Change to NZ Commonwealth Games men's rugby sevens team
Change to NZ Commonwealth Games men's rugby sevens team

After the break, Regan Ware, captain Scott Curry and Andrew Knewstubb scored to bring up 40 points for New Zealand. Meanwhile, the New Zealand women's sevens team will also face England in Sunday's semi-finals at the the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after brushing aside their group opponents to top pool A.

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  • The Sandlot Cast Reunites 25 Years After Film's Release
The Sandlot Cast Reunites 25 Years After Film's Release

Marty York , the actor who played "Yeah-Yeah", admitted his role in " The Sandlot " has brought him enduring perks. "I mean, it definitely gets you in places for free. Patrick Renna , a.k.a. Ham, says he wants to see Odell Beckham Jr . go to the Patriots, so he's bad. "It made a big impact on a lot of people's lives", he said.

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  • Commonwealth Games 2018 Boxing: 'Icon, Inspiration' - Twitter praises Mary Kom
Commonwealth Games 2018 Boxing: 'Icon, Inspiration' - Twitter praises Mary Kom

By the second round, Mary Kom seemed to be thoroughly enjoying herself in the ring against her timid rival. She used pressure from her footwork and utilised it over Christiana. On another way, Rio Olympics Bronze Medalist Sakshi Malik won her first contest in the 62 kg freestyle wrestling event. India has so far claimed 16 Gold, 8 Silver and 10 B...

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  • Shekhar Kapur: Regional cinema giving Hindi films a run for its money
Shekhar Kapur: Regional cinema giving Hindi films a run for its money

Khanna, the suave actor of films such as "Amar, Akbar, Antony" who grew into character roles in his last years, became the 49th recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award , Indian cinema's highest honour. It's a very special moment for all of us. You watch any Hindi film , if you watch two Aamir Khan films one after the other, you will know that b...

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  • Arsenal vs Atletico in Europa semis
Arsenal vs Atletico in Europa semis

Arsenal are not only hoping to win a first European trophy since 1994, but know their hopes of qualifying for next year's Champions League depend on winning the Europa League in the French city of Lyon next month. The first legs will be played on 26 April - Arsenal will be hosting Atletico as Salzburg will play guests to Marseille - and th...

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  • Will Myanmar respond to Rohingya refugees' demands?
Will Myanmar respond to Rohingya refugees' demands?

Win Myat Aye, Myanmar's social welfare minister, provoked anger when he reportedly told a group of about 40 Rohingya that if they were to return to Myanmar, they would have to accept national verification cards and state they were migrants from Bangladesh.

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  • India's Tejaswini Sawant wins gold, Anjum Moudgil bags silver in Women's 50m
India's Tejaswini Sawant wins gold, Anjum Moudgil bags silver in Women's 50m

It is the second time the Indian team has been in breach of the policy on the Gold Coast after boxing team doctor Amol Patil was issued a strong written reprimand last week after needles were discovered in a plastic bottle. Indian officials told reporters they would be appealing the decision. There is no doping offence involved. It was a quin...

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  • 65th National Awards: Sridevi wins for 'Mom', regional cinema scores big
65th National Awards: Sridevi wins for 'Mom', regional cinema scores big

India's official entry to the Academy Awards a year ago, Amit Masurkar's black comedy Newton , was named the Best Hindi Film . Take Off has won another major title at the 65th National Film Awards . Hindi film " Newton ", a dark comedy on Indian democracy, was named the best Hindi film and a special mention went to its actor Panka...

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  • CSKA Moscow vs Arsenal
CSKA Moscow vs Arsenal

The Premier League side must now await their fate in Friday's semi-final draw in Nyon, as they aim to keep their challenge for the trophy, and an automatic spot in next season's Champions League group stage, alive. "They scored the second and Ignashevich had a chance to score goal three, then we were a bit on the ropes". They qualified with a 6-3...

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  • Nanak Shah Fakir row: Sikh protesters issue warning against film's release
Nanak Shah Fakir row: Sikh protesters issue warning against film's release

The plea has now been listed to be heard in court on Monday. They argued that in last 550 years none has depicted the role of the 10 Sikh Gurus or any of their family members and the Panj Pyaras, thus it should be restrained from releasing.

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  • HSE alcohol limits may still put drinkers' health at risk
HSE alcohol limits may still put drinkers' health at risk

The researchers found that the more alcohol a person consumed, the higher their risk of stroke and heart failure . The findings support recently lowered guidelines in the United Kingdom, which recommend that both men and women should not drink more than 14 units or 112g of pure alcohol in a week.

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  • UK's Theresa May says Syria chemical weapons can't go unchallenged
UK's Theresa May says Syria chemical weapons can't go unchallenged

Opposition leaders have demanded a parliamentary vote before any new military action in Syria as Theresa May called an emergency Cabinet meeting to discuss the growing global crisis. After meeting for more than two hours, the Cabinet gave May the green light to join the US and France in planning possible strikes, but also left open the possibilit...

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  • Vontaze Burfict Officially Suspended Four Games For PED Use
Vontaze Burfict Officially Suspended Four Games For PED Use

The appeal was denied. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport also reports that the $11.3m guaranteed portion of Burfict's $33m three-year contract with the Bengals will become void because of the suspension. Along with the four-game ban, Burfict will not be paid during his absence. This will be the third consecutive season in which Burfict is inelig...

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  • OEA to hold news conference on teacher walkout status
OEA to hold news conference on teacher walkout status

School districts across the state are now crunching the numbers on the school calendar. So far Oklahoma City and Tulsa schools have announced they will also remain closed Friday. She spent Wednesday and Thursday greeting state House and Senate candidates with a packet that included details about free training, templates for literature and website...

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  • Stand back: hand dryers may be blowing bacteria your way
Stand back: hand dryers may be blowing bacteria your way

The results of the study were concerning. The results of the study, which came from scientists comparing normal bathroom air in 36 restrooms at the University of CT to the air coming from dryer nozzles, indicated that more bacterial colonies developed in samples exposed to the hand dryer air.

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  • Coli outbreak in 7 states
Coli outbreak in 7 states

A map of the outbreak shows that people have been sickened in seven states across a wide geographical area. "Restaurants and retailers are not advised to avoid serving or selling any particular food". Coli bacteria has been contracted by the patient in OH, as no restaurant, food, or grocery store were discovered as possible sources for the E. ...

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  • Una teacher behind both CBSE maths and economics paper leak
Una teacher behind both CBSE maths and economics paper leak

The police had on April 6 arrested three persons from Himachal Pradesh - teacher Rakesh Kumar, clerk Amit Sharma and support staff Ashok Kumar of DAV Centenary Public School in Una in connection with the leak of CBSE Class 12 Economics paper.

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  • Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens hundreds
Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens hundreds

Some products/ingredients mentioned by Arnold have been banned in some states, but the CDC says manufacturers can get around this by making new products and slapping them with a "not for human consumption" label. . "Preliminary testing of some of the cannabinoids purchased by the undercover officer revealed a detectable amount of brodifacoum, a ...

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  • Rohit Sharma receives reprieve on nought
Rohit Sharma receives reprieve on nought

With 11 needed off the final over, Hooda clobbered a six over cover to put Ben Cutting under pressure in the first ball, who followed it up with a wide that brought SRH right back into the contest. Sunrisers Hyderabad won the match against Mumbai Indians by one run. Hyderabad showed in their first game that they have the most diverse bowl...

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  • In raid, investigators searched for records of Trump's dealings with National Enquirer
In raid, investigators searched for records of Trump's dealings with National Enquirer

McDougal is now suing AMI in order to nullify the NDA attached to the sale. "When we realized we would be unable to publish, and other media outlets approached the source about his tale, we released Sajudin from the exclusivity clause that had accompanied his $30,000 payment, freeing him to tell his story to whomever he wanted", Howard told Ra...

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  • Shooter Ankur Mittal bags bronze in men's double trap finals
Shooter Ankur Mittal bags bronze in men's double trap finals

Earlier, he had won gold medal in the 2010 Delhi and 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games. In Women's Finals of the similar category, the likes of Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela claimed silver and bronze respectively. "My opponent probably lacked intensity in the final few moments", added the wrestler from Haryana. Babita, who claimed a silver in ...

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  • When it comes to longevity, night owls are in trouble, study warns
When it comes to longevity, night owls are in trouble, study warns

On the other hand, owls may have a body clock that fails to match their external environment. For the new study, which was published in the journal Chronobiology International on April 11, researchers tracked around 433,000 individuals over a period of 6.5 years, and found that people who identified themselves as "definitive evening type" had 1...

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  • Retail inflation slips to five-month low of 4.28% in March
Retail inflation slips to five-month low of 4.28% in March

Separately, industrial output maintained its growth of over 7 per cent for the second consecutive month in February. Nigeria's inflation rate measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) dropped from 14.33 in February to 13.34 per cent in March year-on-year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed in its CPI report just released and m...

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