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Four Counts Of Death Penalty For Zainab's Rape And Murder Four Counts Of Death Penalty For Zainab's Rape And Murder
- February 18, 2018

Since Zainab's killer left no clue, police and investigators obtained DNA samples from hundreds of suspects , and Imran's sample matched with her, leading to his arrest. He said it was because of Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar's special interest that the case was being taken to its logical conclusion at such a pace. (more...)
Winter Olympics: Youth leads United States men's hockey team against Russian Federation on Saturday Winter Olympics: Youth leads United States men's hockey team against Russian Federation on Saturday
- February 18, 2018

Leading 2-1 in the final minutes vs. Slovakia, the USA pushed the pace and refused to sit back. "Life moves pretty fast right now", said Donato, whose father tied for the US lead in scoring at the 1992 Olympics. They certainly look like they belong at this tournament. Slovakia was second with three, followed by Slovenia and Russian Federation. In what turned out to be a brutal loss in which the US blew a two-goal, third-period lead and lost in overtime, Terry discovered some confidence. (more...)
Police identify woman killed in Mississauga hit and run Police identify woman killed in Mississauga hit and run
- February 18, 2018

When they arrived, they found a 61-year-old woman suffering from serious injuries. The female victim was pronounced dead at the scene, paramedics told CP24. Neither Peel Regional Police nor Toronto cops were immediately able to confirm the killer auto was found. Anyone with information and/or dash cam footage can contact the Major Collision Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull, Barnaby Joyce meet face-to-face for crisis talks Malcolm Turnbull, Barnaby Joyce meet face-to-face for crisis talks
- February 18, 2018

Following a week of drama, Turnbull held an extraordinary press conference on Thursday afternoon in which he publicly urged Joyce to "consider his position" as leader of the Australian Nationals. "I'm happy to have a prime minister who's been prepared to call out a political culture in this country that has been going on for decades, if not generations", he said. (more...)
Jorien Ter Mors Wins 1000m Speedskating Gold Medal at 2018 Winter Olympics Jorien Ter Mors Wins 1000m Speedskating Gold Medal at 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 18, 2018

The 28-year-old clocked a time of 1min 13.56sec at the Gangneung Oval, bettering the previous mark, set by the United States' Chris Witty on her way to winning gold at the Salt Lake City 2002 Games, by 0.27 seconds. She was the world record holder going into the event, and was widely expected to win. The Dutch claimed 23 of 36 medals at the Sochi Games, and their dominance only seems to increase with each race in South Korea. (more...)
Arrest made over Grace Mugabe's 'fake' PhD Arrest made over Grace Mugabe's 'fake' PhD
- February 18, 2018

The vice chancellor of the university that issued the degree has been arrested on charges of criminal abuse of office. Nyagura was picked up late yesterday by Zacc officials and will appear in court today. She received a Ph.D. from University of Zimbabwe in 2014 despite only being enrolled for a few months. With regards to Professor Mararike's appointment, the lecturers alleged that he was appointed without their consultation as stipulated in the ordinance regulations. (more...)
Short cuts Kiwis to size in record chase Short cuts Kiwis to size in record chase
- February 18, 2018

Black Caps opener Martin Guptill earlier scored an astonishing century, blasting nine sixes on his way to a T20 career-high 105 off 54 balls, as he took full advantage of Eden Park's notorious short straight boundaries to set up an imposing total of 6-243. (more...)
Obama Calls For Obama Calls For "Common Sense Gun Safety Laws"
- February 18, 2018

The accused gunman, Nikolas Cruz , 19, had been reported previously to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "We did", Gonzalez said, her shaking with emotion. But in the words of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the IACP, "gun violence impacts communities across the USA on a daily basis... (more...)
OAR rolls over Swiss in women's hockey quarterfinals OAR rolls over Swiss in women's hockey quarterfinals
- February 18, 2018

US head coach Tony Granato was puzzled by his counterpart Oleg Znarok's decision to send star player Ilya Kovalchuk back out on the man-advantage with little time remaining in a 4-0 win for the Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR). "I don't know why Americans don't like him more". "We can't dwell on it", said Canada's Maxim Noreau, whose final shootout effort clanked off the left post to seal the Czech triumph. (more...)
Post-Brexit security deal must transcend ideology, Theresa May tells EU Post-Brexit security deal must transcend ideology, Theresa May tells EU
- February 18, 2018

And increasing the stakes in the Brexit negotiations, any failure to get a special deal over internal security, she argued, would have damaging effects for both sides. Britain will be outside the European Union, a "third" country, and it would be unprecedented for the current close cooperation to continue. The UK is offering its substantial resources (the second largest defence budget in NATO) and expertise in counter terrorism. (more...)
Russians, USA defeated in NHL-less Olympic openers Russians, USA defeated in NHL-less Olympic openers
- February 18, 2018

The convincing victory moved the Russians directly into the quarter-final round, giving them an extra day of rest and cementing their credentials as one of the tournament favorites, despite a surprise opening loss to Slovakia. It is a rivalry that has held outsized importance ever since a group of American college players toppled the mighty Soviet team at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid. (more...)
Mexico hit with 7.2 magnitude quake Mexico hit with 7.2 magnitude quake
- February 18, 2018

Over 300 people, including schoolchildren, died from a powerful quake in central Mexico last September. It looks like the new Mexico natural disaster cat bond has had a near miss, as this 7.2 magnitude quake appears unlikely to be strong enough to activate the parametric trigger for the notes (this is based on our preliminary analysis, not an official determination). (more...)
13 killed in Mexico after helicopter crashes touring quake area 13 killed in Mexico after helicopter crashes touring quake area
- February 18, 2018

She stayed in place, but felt more prepared. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the quake, which measured 7.2 in magnitude, according to Mexico's National Seismological Service and the US Geological Survey . About 100,000 people in Oaxaca had lost power, the state's governor said. "I'm scared", Ms Rojas Huerta said. The quake was 15 miles deep, according to the U.S. (more...)
Theresa May to urge EU on security cooperation Theresa May to urge EU on security cooperation
- February 18, 2018

In a speech to the Munich Security Conference she will urge countries to show "real political will". Ahead of her address, Mrs May said: "We're all facing the same challenges and threats and now is not the time for us to reduce cooperation". (more...)
Figure Skating - North Korean pair charm the South in Games adventure Figure Skating - North Korean pair charm the South in Games adventure
- February 18, 2018

But with 12 more teams to compete, they're not guaranteed a place in the finals. Nevertheless, if lasting peace is to be achieved by the Korean peninsula, inclusive of liberating the North Korean people from the rule of the Kim family, one can not see the only solution as through American-led regime change in North Korea either. (more...)
Security must transcend ideology, UK's Theresa May to tell EU Security must transcend ideology, UK's Theresa May to tell EU
- February 18, 2018

There has been little progress in recent months in Britain's negotiations with the European Union on the island nation's future relationship with the bloc. "We must now move with urgency to put in place the treaty to protect all European citizens wherever they are in Europe", May said. A partial customs union alongside a new trade agreement "would ensure Brexit would not unduly damage the UK's manufacturing industry, would facilitate the flow of goods across the Irish border, and ... (more...)
Maneka Gandhi talks her talk in public Maneka Gandhi talks her talk in public
- February 18, 2018

The incident took place at a public meeting in Baheri where Maneka Gandhi pulled up the official and even hurled abuseswith her choicest expletives. However, this is not the first time Gandhi had courted controversy. However, there were some who accused the minister of doing cheap publicity and said BJP should take straight action against such abusive "netas" who think they are above law. (more...)
Evans, Barry starting despite taxi incident Evans, Barry starting despite taxi incident
- February 18, 2018

According to a report in The Sun newspaper, they allegedly drove off in a taxi from a McDonald's drive-through without the driver and abandoned the vehicle outside their hotel. West Brom have embraced a sluggish campaign in the Premier League this season as they sit on the last spot in the table with just 20 points from 27 games. (more...)
U.S. indicts 13 Russians for interfering in its 2016 presidential elections U.S. indicts 13 Russians for interfering in its 2016 presidential elections
- February 18, 2018

According to the indictment , the Russian Internet Research Agency sought to conduct what it called " information warfare against the United States of America" through fictitious USA personas on social media platforms and other internet-based media. (more...)
Donald Trump visits hospitalised victims of the Florida school shooting Donald Trump visits hospitalised victims of the Florida school shooting
- February 18, 2018

FBI Director Christopher Wray - who was last night urged to resign by Florida Governnor Rick Scott - said the agency was still reviewing what went wrong. He reportedly left a suburban Palm Beach County mobile home in November because his benefactor gave him an ultimatum: you or the gun. The shooting was the nation's deadliest at a school since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, more than five years ago. (more...)

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