England wins toss, bowls in tri-series T20 vs. New Zealand

Let's have a look at what they had with the bowling: a leg-spinner, a left-arm spinner, Colin Munro - dobbers, Colin de Grandhomme - dobbers. The match was heading for a tight finish before Boult yorked both Chris Jordan and Liam Plunkett to cut E... More..

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Florida man's gas pedal gets stuck going 100 miles per hour
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Florida man's gas pedal gets stuck going 100 miles per hour

Driver called 911 claiming the accelerator on his BMW X5 was stuck; troopers managed to clear a path and used one of their cruisers to stop the SUV. On Monday afternoon, 28-year-old Joseph Cooper filled with ...More..

ISIS leader was reportedly injured in an airstrike previous year
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

ISIS leader was reportedly injured in an airstrike previous year

American and Iraqi officials quoted by Iraqi media and CNN said that Baghdadi was wounded in May. Baghdadi's whereabouts has been subject of much speculation since the group's defeat in all its former str...More..

Nelly Reportedly Under Investigation for Sexual Assault in England
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Nelly Reportedly Under Investigation for Sexual Assault in England

She claims when they arrived to the room, he took off his trousers and began masturbating in front of her. The woman elaborated that the rapper tried to kiss her and tried to pull her top off before she ran out...More..

Smashing Pumpkins Address D'arcy Wretzky Reunion Controversy
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Address D'arcy Wretzky Reunion Controversy

Throughout the interview, Wretzky was sacked up and, at times, indirect. Billy Corgan , Darcy Wretzky and James Iha in September, 1996; Catherine McGann/Getty ImagesAnd the Smashing Pumpkins drama contin...More..

Attack on Rikers correction officer may have been gang retaliation
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Attack on Rikers correction officer may have been gang retaliation

The group assault was caught on surveillance cameras inside the facility. Souffrant, who had been on the job for no more than two years, suffered a fracture to the second bone of the cervical spine, located i...More..

FORECAST: A cloudy and wet streak of weather ahead
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

FORECAST: A cloudy and wet streak of weather ahead

Those showers end by 8am Thursday , so rain won't be a widespread issue for tomorrow mornings commute. Clouds will hang around through the day into the night with temperatures holding steady in the 30s. The sh...More..

Top 5 places to dine in Stoke-on-Trent this Pancake Day
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Top 5 places to dine in Stoke-on-Trent this Pancake Day

If you're anything like us, chances are you're going to be up to your ears in pancake batter later. Reserve 1 tbsp of the oil, then heat a little of the remaining oil in an 18cm pancake pan or shallow frying ...More..

Qatar Open: Maria Sharapova falls in first round to Monica Niculescu
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Qatar Open: Maria Sharapova falls in first round to Monica Niculescu

The win against Sharapova means that Niculescu advances to the second round, where she will play against the victor of the match between Fatma Al Nabhani and Magdalena Rybarikova, the world no. I'm happy that I...More..

by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

"We Will Just Shoot Your Vagina." Philippine President's Comments Spark International Outrage

The horrifying comments were made by someone who is supposed to be the protector of the nation. According to a translation from the local media outlet Rappler, Duterte encouraged the act twice. The official t...More..

Man driving drunk hits ambulance, boy inside 'fighting for his life'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Man driving drunk hits ambulance, boy inside 'fighting for his life'

Jose Duran Romero, 27, blew a 0.19 on a breathalyzer almost two hours after the crash, more than twice the legal limit, FOX8 Winston-Salem reported late Monday. Reached by phone, she declined to be interviewe...More..

I get more love in Pak, hatred in India: Mani Shankar Aiyar
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

I get more love in Pak, hatred in India: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Aiyar's comments came on a day when Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman warned Pakistan of an Indian response for its "misadventures" in Jammu city's Sunjwan army station, where a few armed terrorists attacked ...More..

Bhagwat Should Stand At LOC Says Owaisi Targeting Rss Chief
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Bhagwat Should Stand At LOC Says Owaisi Targeting Rss Chief

Vaidya said , RSS cadres have history of helping the Army during all wars and several Army chiefs have praised its contribution. The RSS has, however, clarified that its chief's speech has been misrepresen...More..

School board starts school superintendent search process
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

School board starts school superintendent search process

A meeting-goer berates the Murphy Elementary School District governing board. "In 2013, however, the tension and political climate in Wake County required a different type of operation". Schwitters said the thr...More..

Suspect Claims Victim Hired Him via Craigslist to Kill Her
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Suspect Claims Victim Hired Him via Craigslist to Kill Her

Lopez claimed the teen could not be persuaded, telling investigators she said she wanted to be executed from behind so she would not have to see the gun and that she "wanted it to happen quickly", according to...More..

by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Second US judge blocks Trump order to end 'Dreamer' program

A federal judge in Brooklyn ruled Tuesday that the Trump administration can not end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program March 5, the deadline President Donald Trump issued to sunset the pro...More..

CFPB Dials Back on Dodd-Frank With New Plan
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

CFPB Dials Back on Dodd-Frank With New Plan

The Strategic Plan establishes the CFPB's mission, strategic goals and strategic objectives for the next five years, and includes multiple revisions from a draft version released in October 2017. Signatories ...More..

Facing deportation, Valley father sought refuge inside church
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Facing deportation, Valley father sought refuge inside church

The Shadow Rock congregation offered to allow the dad to live inside the church to protect him from being arrested and deported until he can exhaust his legal options to stay in the US, said Rev. Berrones, now ...More..

Egypt says foreigners arrested amid Sinai operation
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Egypt says foreigners arrested amid Sinai operation

A total of 16 militants were killed, it said. Egypt launched Operation Sinai 2018 on February 9. The next day, it said that 12 militants were killed and more than 90 were arrested. Police and army units h...More..

Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu Be Indicted on Corruption Charges
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu Be Indicted on Corruption Charges

In Case 2000, police have investigated conversations Netanyahu had with Arnon "Noni" Mozes, the owner of one of Israel's leading newspapers, Yedioth Ahronoth , which is regularly critical of the Prime Minister...More..

Governor rejects new Pennsylvania voting map
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Governor rejects new Pennsylvania voting map

Thomas Rentschler, a Democrat, told the court that while he lives two miles from the City of Reading, "and that he has a clear "community of interest" in that city," Reading is in the 16th District while Rents...More..

Shoosmiths solicitor among three Britons dead in Grand Canyon helicopter crash
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Shoosmiths solicitor among three Britons dead in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Stuart Hill's girlfriend, Becky Dobson, worked as a receptionist at a veterinary office. Three other British tourists and the pilot were also involved in the crash, but survived. The six Britons had booked the ...More..

Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving

Updated | The third-ranking official in the Department of Justice-who would oversee the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was sacked, resigns or...More..

Feeling guilty? Church finally compensates Outback Steakhouse server
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Feeling guilty? Church finally compensates Outback Steakhouse server

The church is trying to make things right with Yoder , which was the members' intention all along when contacting the restaurant. As told by an Outback spokeswoman, Yoder had gone against the company's p...More..

BJP eyeing Congress vote base in Tripura
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

BJP eyeing Congress vote base in Tripura

If the CPM was seen as a saviour by the former, it was a demon to the latter. Adityanath is scheduled to address three election rallies in Tripura on Tuesday. The decades-long work put in by the RSS and i...More..

Pak NAB requests Interior Ministry for travel ban on Nawaz, Maryam
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Pak NAB requests Interior Ministry for travel ban on Nawaz, Maryam

The National Accountability Court (NAB) on Wednesday filed two supplementarily references concerning Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship investments in an accountability court, DawnNews reported. Chaudhry fu...More..

Pence spokeswoman on CNN story: 'Let's not whitewash North Korea's record'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Pence spokeswoman on CNN story: 'Let's not whitewash North Korea's record'

North Korea's first competitor at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic got a big cheer at short-track speed skating Saturday but failed to qualify for a shot at the gold medal. North and South Korean athletes marched...More..

India's forest, tree cover up by 1 per cent
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

India's forest, tree cover up by 1 per cent

The report shows that overall the extent of water bodies has increased from 14,509 sq km in 2005 to 17,156 sq km in 2015 with Maharashtra (432 sq km), Gujarat (428 sq km) and Madhya Pradesh (389 sq km) figuri...More..

PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has applauded the "vibrant relationship" shared between his country and Gulf Arab nations during a visit to Dubai. He met Sultan of Oman Sayyid Qaboos bin Said Al Said and ...More..

Kenora community rallies for justice for Colten Boushie after trial verdict
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Kenora community rallies for justice for Colten Boushie after trial verdict

There are clear indications that there are gaps in the Canadian justice system that have to be addressed, from the composition of juries to the way that judges are educated about sexual assault to the courts' u...More..

Powerball winner who demands anonymity to get $559M winnings
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Powerball winner who demands anonymity to get $559M winnings

He didn't indicate when he would rule. "She doesn't want to be a celebrity", said William Shaheen of Shaheen and Gordon law firm. "We have a substantial public interest in disclosure of those public docum...More..

Sessions Praises Sheriffs For Upholding 'Anglo-American Heritage' Of Policing
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Sessions Praises Sheriffs For Upholding 'Anglo-American Heritage' Of Policing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his invocation of law enforcements "Anglo-American" heritage . Sessions made the freakish remarks at the National Sheriffs Association's winter meeting. His point ......More..

Dog Running as a Republican in Kansas Governor Race Has Bid Rejected
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Dog Running as a Republican in Kansas Governor Race Has Bid Rejected

Kansas officials say a dog whose owner filed for the animal to run for governor will be disqualified, even though there are no state statutes covering candidates' qualifications. After six teenagers joined th...More..

Boston Dynamics' Creepy Robot
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Boston Dynamics' Creepy Robot "Dog" Can Open Doors

However, everything else goes down smoothly, and the robot is able to hold the door for its companion. A quick twist-and-pull and the door slides open, allowing the dog to leave the room (and potentially ...More..

Rockets sign Brandan Wright
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Rockets sign Brandan Wright

With it being reported Friday evening that forward/center Brandan Wright and the Memphis Grizzlies were negotiating a buyout of his contract, it was also reported that Wright will be staying in the Southwes...More..

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi goes on trial
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi goes on trial

On Tuesday Lieutenant Colonel Menachem Lieberman ordered the trial take place as a closed hearing, ejecting journalists, human rights researchers and observing western diplomats. Others see her video as an ex...More..

More nations on track to meet NATO's 2% spending goal
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

More nations on track to meet NATO's 2% spending goal

In 2014, the United States, Greece and Britain were the only three allies spending 2 percent or more on defense. This was said by NATO's Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg in a meeting held with the minist...More..

Man booked for indulging in obscene acts in bus
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Man booked for indulging in obscene acts in bus

A man came in and started staring at her, the complainant said. After the incident took place, the girl left the bus and went to the nearest police station to file a complaint against the man. Mid-day accepts n...More..

Texas Elementary School Teacher Dies From the Flu
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Texas Elementary School Teacher Dies From the Flu

She just had a heart for teaching and a heart for students. Pastor Clark Bosher described a teacher, mother of two and wife that was heavily involved in Willow Park Baptist Church. Holland worked at Ikard...More..

Trump Budget hikes missile defense, amid North Korea threat
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trump Budget hikes missile defense, amid North Korea threat

Of the $700 million in spending for the 2018 budget year that started last October 1, about $629 billion is for core Pentagon operations and almost $71 billion is for the wars in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Th...More..

Philippines complains to China about naming of undersea…
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Philippines complains to China about naming of undersea…

The Philippine government last week declared a freeze on all foreign explorations in Benham Rise, after several nationalist groups had protested when a Chinese research vessel was granted access to the vast but...More..

Winter Olympics: Russian pair claims first mixed doubles curling medal
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Winter Olympics: Russian pair claims first mixed doubles curling medal

Actually, everything was better than okay. Canada and Switzerland will compete in the gold medal match on Tuesday evening. The mixed doubles, where each team consists of a male and a female athlete, is ma...More..

Valentine's Day wars: India devises creative ways to 'celebrate'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Valentine's Day wars: India devises creative ways to 'celebrate'

In Ahmedabad , self-proclaimed "moral police" chased couples, reported Times Now. "As announced by us [on Tuesday], the VHP and Bajrang Dal members today held protests at the riverfront", said Hemendra Trivedi...More..

Hawaii's Loot Box Ban Might Have Major Loot Hole
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hawaii's Loot Box Ban Might Have Major Loot Hole

The other pair of bills , House Bill 2727 and Senate Bill 3025 , will require game publishers to clearly label games featuring loot boxes and disclose their probability drop rates. Who are now looking a...More..

Nigeria Has Tolerated Destruction By Herdsmen For Too Long, Claims Wole Soyinka
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Nigeria Has Tolerated Destruction By Herdsmen For Too Long, Claims Wole Soyinka

In a report by PremiumTimes on Tuesday, Soyinka is quoted to have expressed his frustration at the 'unforced errors of the Buhari administration'. Umar Yusuf who was suspended over questionable circumstances an...More..

Harvard's new president is a MI native
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Harvard's new president is a MI native

Before becoming president of Tufts, Bacow spent 24 years on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he served as chancellor and chair of the faculty. At the same time, he has played an i...More..

European Union issues Brexit ultimatum on Ireland
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

European Union issues Brexit ultimatum on Ireland

Barnier noted that in the "joint report " that concluded Phase 1 of the negotiations in December, the two sides had allowed for three options on Ireland: a solution through an overall new relationship; alterna...More..

Military Official: West Used Lizards to Spy on Iran's Nuclear Program
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Military Official: West Used Lizards to Spy on Iran's Nuclear Program

The report said that Seyed Emami, a university professor, was in custody for passing information on the country's missile bases to the Central Intelligence Agency and Mossad and planning to create environme...More..

Queen takes the crown for stopping plastic waste
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Queen takes the crown for stopping plastic waste

Packaging for takeaway food must now be compostable or biodegradable , and cardboard boxes used to shift materials between sites will be re-used many times to avoid waste. In 2017, the BBC produced a serie...More..

Egypt's former top auditor ordered detained for 15 days
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Egypt's former top auditor ordered detained for 15 days

But the Egyptian army announced late Monday that it would request permission to question both Geneina and Sami Anan - a former army chief-of-staff and would-be presidential candidate - in regards to the alleged...More..