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Avani Chaturvedi Becomes the First Indian Woman to Fly Fighter Jet Plane

Avani Chaturvedi Becomes the First Indian Woman to Fly Fighter Jet Plane All three have been training since to fly the MiG-21 Bison, and Kanth and Singh will soon follow Chaturvedi with their own solo flights on the fighter jet. The Indian government declared in October 2015 its decision to open the fighter pilot positions to women. The Indian Navy is also considering the idea of deploying women on warships. [Full Article...]

Netflix's Sabrina reboot casts Miranda Otto as Aunt Zelda

Netflix's Sabrina reboot casts Miranda Otto as Aunt Zelda Just like in the original sitcom (and comics), Sabrina Spellman is a teenage witch who is a half-witch, half-mortal. The character is Sabrina's other guardian alongside Zelda's sister Hilda . The entire series may be darker and spookier than the original, but we can not wait to tune in when it eventually airs on Netflix . Also joining the cast are The Vampire Diaries' Jaz Sinc... [Full Article...]

British Gas owner to cut 2100 more jobs as profits drop

British Gas owner to cut 2100 more jobs as profits drop Struggles within its energy supply division, particularly in the United States, continue to eat into profits, while political and regulatory uncertainty remains intense here at home in the UK. The total number of customer accounts at its United Kingdom home division slumped 6% to around 20.3 million, while its United Kingdom business unit saw a 9% drop to 653,000. [Full Article...]

Trans-Tasman cricket relations 'peaceful' ahead of Twenty20 tri-series final

Trans-Tasman cricket relations 'peaceful' ahead of Twenty20 tri-series final It was always going to be a struggle to match the fireworks of Friday but New Zealand did get off to a rapid start through Martin Guptill and Colin Munro once again. Standing in their way is New Zealand - with a single win against the Poms - and an unconventional Eden Park pitch, with short boundaries that heavily favour the batsman. [Full Article...]

Greyhound ending run to Nanaimo, Wilson line wants route

Greyhound ending run to Nanaimo, Wilson line wants route Greyhound says declining ridership in the province is costing it $35,000 a day. The board stated that its decision was based on low ridership and financial losses suffered by Greyhound. The decision also allows Greyhound to end service between the University of B.C. and Whistler, and between Victoria and Nanaimo and Victoria and Vancouver. [Full Article...]

Will the recent improvement in sentiment for South African mining companies continue?

Will the recent improvement in sentiment for South African mining companies continue? Mr Ramaphosa is probably still cursing Jacob Zuma's name-the economy he's inherited is now hobbled by a staggering 27% unemployment rate, with almost half of South Africans living in poverty. The first target is likely going to be the Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, whose removal MPs have been clamouring for in the run-up to the budget speech. [Full Article...]

Belizean-flagged ship violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea

Belizean-flagged ship violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea Japan has said a military patrol plane and an escort vessel observed the alleged transfer in the East China Sea last week. Japan and the United States have been patrolling the western Korean Peninsula since a year ago to enforce the UN sanctions against North Korea because of its nuclear and ballistic missile program. [Full Article...]

There Are No Records on UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn - GDR Archive

There Are No Records on UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn - GDR Archive However, Labour has insisted the allegations are a "ridiculous smear", while the Labour leader has warned newspaper owners that he will launch a crack down on their industry if he becomes Prime Minister. Mrs May snapped back: "I'm very happy to - a bespoke economic partnership". "Doesn't she think he could set the bar a bit higher than that?" "Not one mention of Northern Ireland in his speech". [Full Article...]

Trump Says He Advocates Arming Only Teachers With Special Training

Trump Says He Advocates Arming Only Teachers With Special Training Parents called for more work to bolster safety measures inside and outside the classroom, prompting a father whose daughter was killed in last week's shooting to ask President Trump: "How many children have to get shot?" So they wrote crib notes the president could say when he wasn't sure how to appear empathetic. [Full Article...]

Tej Pratap acused of illegal land grabbing in Bihar

Tej Pratap acused of illegal land grabbing in Bihar The bungalow (3, Deshratna Marg) was allocated to Tej following he became the health minister in the Nitish Kumar-led alliance government after the October-November 2015 election. In August 2017, former RJD and Congress ministers were asked by the state building construction department (BCD) to vacate their official bungalows. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's First Year Sparks Surge In Hate Groups Across US

Donald Trump's First Year Sparks Surge In Hate Groups Across US In August, Trump came under fire for saying "both sides" were to blame for violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia where Heather Heyer was killed after a white supremacist plowed his auto into a coward of counter-protesters. They increased from 101 chapters to 114 in 2017 - growth that comes after the groups tripled in number a year earlier. Ku Klux Klan chapters fell from 130 groups i... [Full Article...]

Scottsbluff schools will have increased police presence Thursday, despite 'hoax' threat

Scottsbluff schools will have increased police presence Thursday, despite 'hoax' threat In the post, the user makes a threat to "SHS" and some are suspecting this threat is aimed at Scottsbluff High School. Several threats have been made at ME schools since 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Florida last week. The Cheatham County Board of Education said authorities have been made aware of the threat and that it does not reference Sycamore High School. Sanford High Sch... [Full Article...]

Artificial Intelligence Raises Risk of Hacking Attacks: Researchers Say

Artificial Intelligence Raises Risk of Hacking Attacks: Researchers Say Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless vehicle crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns. [Full Article...]

PSL 2018 talking points: Darren Sammy the darling, Shahid Afridi the danger

PSL 2018 talking points: Darren Sammy the darling, Shahid Afridi the danger All the group stage matches, including the qualifier, will be held in the UAE while two eliminators and the final will be played in Lahore and Karachi respectively. They are all coming for my title. Karachi Kings were not short on names past year, but they were short on results. The assault left eight people killed and seven visiting players injured, and became the incident that drove worldw... [Full Article...]

Jewish father demands Trump give schools security guards

One of the school's surviving students, Sam Zeif begged Trump, "I want to feel safe at school..." A top Republican has advocated measures to raise the age to buy assault rifles and to allow law enforcement to confiscate guns from people deemed to be risky. [Full Article...]

Jewish dad of Florida school shooting victim to Trump: It stops here

Jewish dad of Florida school shooting victim to Trump: It stops here The president's comments on licensing guns in schools - a topic on which the public is sharply divided and a majority of the group at the White House on Wednesday seemed resistant to - largely overshadowed an otherwise powerful " listening session ". [Full Article...]

Trump meets with students, teachers after gun violence

During Tuesday's briefing, Sanders said Trump will meet with survivors of mass shootings , including last week's Florida high school massacre , and their families on Wednesday to discuss solutions to the gun violence epidemic. Trump Jr., according to these sources, reminded his father that inching toward gun control would be immediately taken by his conservative base-as well as major donors a... [Full Article...]

Follow the money on Trump and Russian Federation

Follow the money on Trump and Russian Federation Even Sanders on Tuesday said: "It's very clear that Russian Federation meddled in the election". A special counsel is now investigating Russia's election meddling and possible collusion with Trump associates, in addition to whether the president obstructed the investigation. [Full Article...]

Parrikar stable, condition improving: Goa BJP

Parrikar stable, condition improving: Goa BJP He is currently at home now. On Sunday, Lilavati Hospital issued a statement stating, "It has been brought to our notice that various malicious and misleading reports/rumours are floating around in the electronic/print media with regards to the health of Hon". [Full Article...]

Marilyn Hickey, Focus on the Family VP, remembers Billy Graham

Marilyn Hickey, Focus on the Family VP, remembers Billy Graham On Wednesday, Arkansans and former Arkansans remembered their encounters with Graham. "It's not any one person", said William Martin, author of the 1991 Graham biography, A Prophet With Honor. "I remember he asked for huevos rancheros", said Poling, 89, who lives now at a Rio Rancho retirement community. Renowned American evangelist Billy Graham, has passed away at the age of 99. [Full Article...]


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