• For the first time ever, Saudi women to attend football matches
For the first time ever, Saudi women to attend football matches

Participating stadiums will have three sections of seating: men-only, family and women. Women would be able to go to a match in Jeddah the next day, and one in Dammam the following week, it added. Powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is believed to have championed lifting the ban as he is seeking to open up the country and revamp its worldwi...

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  • Mark Thompson Arrested In Alleged Drug Probe
Mark Thompson Arrested In Alleged Drug Probe

Police said a 54-year-old man was arrested "following an investigation into alleged drug trafficking in Port Melbourne". "Detectives from Prahran Divisional Response Unit and Geelong Divisional Response Unit executed a warrant at Port Melbourne on 5 January".

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  • How Egypt backs Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem
How Egypt backs Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem

Netanyahu's public comments appeared to reflect a desire to show support for a major ally, but also concern that choking off funds would deepen Palestinian hardship and could put Israel and militants on a course for war. He said United Nations money for them should be transferred gradually to its global refugee agency UNHCR "with clear criteria for...

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  • White House announces Pence's Middle East visit dates after month's delay
White House announces Pence's Middle East visit dates after month's delay

He will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordan's King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said in a statement. Many U.S. allies disagreed with Trump's decision, as no other country has its embassy in Jerusalem, under a long-standing global consensus that the city's status should be decide...

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  • I'll be up and running in six weeks: Dale Steyn
I'll be up and running in six weeks: Dale Steyn

Starting the Day 4, after third day was completely washed out by rain without a single ball being bowled, at 65/2 with Kagiso Rabada (5 off 33) and Hashim Amla (4 off 15) batting at the crease, South Africa lost the latter in the second over of the day bowled by Mohammed Shami.

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  • President Trump to Attend Bama-Georgia Title Game
President Trump to Attend Bama-Georgia Title Game

It seems like we should have more than a week to prepare ourselves for such a monumental matchup, but we get what we get. College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock said the stadium already requires fans to comply with stringent security.

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  • Pictorial warnings on Tobacco products: Supreme Court stays Karnataka HC judgment
Pictorial warnings on Tobacco products: Supreme Court stays Karnataka HC judgment

A Bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it is mild to say that tobacco consumption and use causes "deterioration of health". The apex court further listed the matter to be heard on March 12 for final disposal. The 2014 Rules mandate printing of specified health warnings covering 85 per cent of the principal display area of the products'...

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  • Centre requests Supreme Court to withdraw national anthem in movie halls order
Centre requests Supreme Court to withdraw national anthem in movie halls order

In November 2016, the Supreme Court had issued an interim order to all cinemas to play the National Anthem before the screening of a film "in order to imbibe the love of the motherland". Later, however, while hearing a petition by a film society challenging the November 2016 order, a three-judge bench had questioned the order. The court had a...

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  • Massive fire engulfs London paint factory
Massive fire engulfs London paint factory

The call came in at 9.21pm (10.21am NZ time) and roads were closed around the factory, on Waterloo Rd, by London's North Circular. @LondonFire are dealing with a serious fire. If you're in the local area please shut your doors & windows. There are no reports of injuries. One tweeted: "What on earth is this? Looks like a warehouse or something...

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  • Escaped Enfield prisoner may have stowed away under vehicle, officials say
Escaped Enfield prisoner may have stowed away under vehicle, officials say

Police said that 25-year-old Jerry Mercado was last seen at 10:20 a.m. Sunday. "Mercado, of Hartford , is a Hispanic man who is roughly 5'4" tall and weighs about 137 pounds. Enfield police have extra patrols on the roads, but they need your help. Residents told FOX61 they received an automated phone call about the incident.

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  • Pakistan, US and terror
Pakistan, US and terror

The official added Trump has suspended the aid after no promising results were reported to him despite four months of high-level engagement with Pakistan. Officials have long contended that Pakistan is playing a double game in Afghanistan due to Islamabad's ties to the Taliban's Haqqani network, which has carried out several major attacks on Afgh...

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  • Seoul set to keep deal on comfort women
Seoul set to keep deal on comfort women

Lee Do-hoon, special representative for the Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, will visit Washington from Wednesday to Friday. Lee Do-hoon (L), the special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, shakes hands with Kong Xuanyou, China's assistant foreign minister, before their meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Af...

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  • SCOTUS Declines To Hear 2 Cases Tied To Religion, LGBTQ Rights
SCOTUS Declines To Hear 2 Cases Tied To Religion, LGBTQ Rights

Like many other states , MS already has laws that allow employers and landlords to deny LGBT people, so having this law overturned would have been a first step in combatting the state's open discrimination. The court in that case has yet to render a decision, which is expected in June. In a similar vein, the justices are now resolving a case fro...

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  • Fallen Pierce County deputy lived in Yelm and had Grays Harbor ties
Fallen Pierce County deputy lived in Yelm and had Grays Harbor ties

McCartney, a three year veteran of the sheriff's office and a Navy veteran, was shot Sunday evening while responding to a burglary in Frederickson, Washington. Pierce County Sheriff's Department set up tipline for any information about the fatal shooting of Deputy McCartney. Troyer said the fugitive is unsafe and advised residents in the area to ...

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  • House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce won't seek re-election
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce won't seek re-election

If Republicans maintain control of the House in the November elections, Representative Michael McCaul, a foreign affairs committee member who is now chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is seen as a possible new leader of the foreign affairs panel, congressional aides said.

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  • Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia
Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia

Today's the day! A month ago marriage equality officially became Australian law. The couple Wednesday shortly after midnight in an intimate country ceremony attended by 50 of their closest family and friends at Summergrove Estate at Carool in the New South Wales Northern Rivers Hinterland.

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  • Two children among 4 dead in Oshawa house fire
Two children among 4 dead in Oshawa house fire

Oshawa Fire Chief Derrick Clark said there was heavy fire and smoke at the scene, and that there were some reports of explosions being heard. Clark said firefighters were surrounded by flames "at all times" as they made their way to the upper level and initially had to retreat.

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  • Dennis Kucinich files paperwork for potential gubernatorial run
Dennis Kucinich files paperwork for potential gubernatorial run

The Republican field for governor includes Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor and U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci. Kucinich joins Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, former U.S. Kucinich would be a high-profile candidate, but it's uncertain what his chances are on the Democratic ticket. Kucinich, who was mayor of Cleveland and then served eight...

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  • Nitish receives award for probity in public life
Nitish receives award for probity in public life

Terming the vision of Sayeed as imperative for peace and prosperity of the state, she said her father couldn't get much time to realise his dream of resolving the Kashmir conflict and making peace permanent in the state. He said the daily wages of the labour class have been guaranteed with a major hike, the first in the last many years. Minister ...

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  • Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist
Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist

After the event, The Garden City Telegram followed up with Alford to see if he stood by his comments. He also said he spoke to Alford after the meeting. Several of Alford's fellow lawmakers were stunned by the comments, according to the Capital-Journal. "I'm about as far from being a racist as I can get".

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  • Tesla again delays target for ramping up Model 3 output
Tesla again delays target for ramping up Model 3 output

For as revolutionary and forward-thinking as Tesla's vehicles are, one of the smartest things Tesla did to boost EV adaptation was the rollout of an all-encompassing network of Supercharger stations. In the company's delivery report for the fourth quarter of the year, that goal was pushed to the end of the second quarter of this year. Though ther...

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  • Perdue Sets Stage for Trump Speech on Rural Development
Perdue Sets Stage for Trump Speech on Rural Development

The Trump administration's agriculture secretary sought to reassure farmers anxious Monday over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement . "The closer the USA and Canada work together to address common challenges, the more we can grow our economies", he said. Canada-United States trade supports millions of middle class jobs on b...

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  • Coachella 2018 Still No-Go on Weed Even Though Cali Says Yes
Coachella 2018 Still No-Go on Weed Even Though Cali Says Yes

Despite the newly minted marijuana legalization that went into effect on January 1 in the state of California, Coachella remains staunch on its anti-marijuana policy for the festival. "Even in 2018 and beyond". However, festival promoter Goldenvoice is allowed to determine specificities regarding the event and its grounds. "[For example, ] you ha...

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  • How Donald Trump spends his three hours of
How Donald Trump spends his three hours of "executive time" every morning

Unless he is traveling, the president's schedule includes a solid chunk of " executive time " between 8 am and 11 am, and then more of it through the day. McMaster. By comparison, former President Barack Obama would arrive in the Oval Office between 9am and 10am after a morning workout. According to the schedule, Trump's typical day begins ...

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  • Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl
Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl

Diaz and Fields are believed to be driving a 2002 Chevy Cavalier with a MI license plate that reads "DTR 1854". The medical examiner found evidence on the girl's body of multiple traumatic injuries, as well as signs of battered child syndrome - multiple injuries, multiple sites and multiple ages, according to local police.

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