News: World

Olympic Gymnast Jordyn Wieber Says She Was Abused by Team Doctor

Saturday  04:37,   20 january 2018
Time

Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber is the fourth member of the 2012 Fierce Five to accuse the national team doctor of sexual abuse. Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber is the fourth member of the 2012 Fierce Five to accuse the national team[...]

Student rape case dropped as police admit mistakes

Saturday  04:37,   20 january 2018
Sky News

A judge has criticised police and prosecutors after a rape case against a student was dropped days before his trial. Oxford University student Oliver Mears, 19, spent two years on bail accused of raping and assaulting a woman in July 2015, when he[...]

Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, coroner's office says

Saturday  04:36,   20 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

Rocker Tom Petty died last year from “multisystem organ failure” caused by accidental drug toxicity, the Los Angeles County Coroner said Friday. Rocker Tom Petty died last year from “multisystem organ failure” caused by accidental drug[...]

A 'potentially hazardous' asteroid bigger than Earth's tallest skyscraper is about to fly near our planet

Saturday  04:35,   20 january 2018
Business Insider Australia

An asteroid called 2002 AJ129 will pass within about 2.6 million miles of Earth on February 4. Astronomers are keeping a close eye on a big space rock that will fly past Earth in just a few[...]

Troops, cameras, radiation: China preps for N Korea crisis

Saturday  00:40,   20 january 2018
AFP

China has ramped up security along its border with North Korea, installing new surveillance cameras, deploying extra security forces and operating radiation detectors as it braces for a potential crisis. Bellicose rhetoric between Washington and[...]

Zombie cover to support Cranberries singer's children

Friday  21:10,   19 january 2018
Sky News

Hard rock band Bad Wolves have released their cover of The Cranberries' hit Zombie, in memory of frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan.O'Riordan, who was lead singer of Irish rock band, died suddenly on[...]

Donald Trump Is Ending His First Year as the Most Unpopular President in Modern History

Friday  19:47,   19 january 2018
Time

President Trump will end his first year in office more unpopular than any president in modern history, according to a poll released Friday. A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that just 39% of Americans approve of Trump’s performance, the[...]

Eight killed in Germany by storm that swept UK

Friday  19:46,   19 january 2018
Sky News

The number of people killed in a storm that battered Britain before sweeping across the continent to Germany has risen to at least eight. Gales hit the UK overnight Wednesday into Thursday with speeds of around 93mph in northern Wales, and[...]

Former pole dancer jailed for four years over suicide pact death of postman

Friday  17:06,   19 january 2018
Press Association

Natasha Gordon backed out of death pact with 31-year-old Matthew Birkinshaw on December 17, 2015, getting out of his car before he killed himself.The 44-year-old ex-model was described during her trial as an “enthusiastic advocate” of suicide –[...]

No Relief For 20 AAP Lawmakers By Delhi High Court In Office Of Profit Case

Friday  16:55,   19 january 2018
NDTV

No Relief For 20 AAP Lawmakers By Delhi High Court In Office Of Profit CaseAlso read on MSN: EC disqualifies 20 AAP[...]

Challenger victim’s lost school lessons to be taught in space

Friday  16:21,   19 january 2018
Press Association

The move comes 32 years after Christa McAuliffe died in the Challenger disaster.Thirty-two years after the teacher died in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts on the International Space Station will pay[...]

Will keep building infrastructure in Doklam, India should not comment: China

Friday  16:15,   19 january 2018
MSN

Will keep building infrastructure in Doklam, India should not comment: China"I don't know who offers such kind of photos. I don't know the detailed information," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said when asked about the[...]

Pick us a winner! Danny Healy-Rae picked his nose and did the unthinkable

Friday  15:16,   19 january 2018
Extra.ie

What you’re about to witness may very well turn you off your breakfast, lunch and dinner. During a Dail debate on the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2017, which took place yesterday, cameras were on Independent TD Mattie McGrath as he spoke to the[...]

'I won't engage in any debate against my own party' - Martin says abortion stance not a 'party political issue'

Friday  15:15,   19 january 2018
Independent.ie

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said that his views on abortion are not "a party political issue" and denied that there was conflict within his party. The former health minister announced last night that he will support the Oireachtas[...]

Navy's All-Woman Crew Aboard INSV Tarini Crosses Cape Horn, Roughest Stretch Of Water

Friday  14:36,   19 january 2018
NDTV

Navy's All-Woman Crew Aboard INSV Tarini Crosses Cape Horn, Roughest Stretch Of WaterWatch[...]