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'Dotard' rockets from obscurity to light up Trump-Kim exchange, spark partisan war of words
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:25:00 +0200
President Trump fired off “rocket man.” North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, the target of that verbal missile launch, shot back a flurry of taunts, calling America’s leader “a rogue,” “a frightened dog,” a “gangster fond of playing with...
© LA Times
Lagos cult leader, Small Jpron, re-arraigned
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:11:25 +0200
A notorious cultist and ex-convict, Ibrahim Oriyomi Balogun, a.k. a. Small Jpron, was on Friday re-arraigned in Lagos barely a year after he was prosecuted for cult-related offences. Balogun, 35, who was alleged to be terrorising Somolu area of Lagos,...
© The Punch
Miss Turkey loses crown over contentious coup tweet
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:07:30 +0200
The winner of Turkey’s national beauty pageant was Friday forced to hand back her crown hours after winning, over a tweet relating to the failed coup which was deemed offensive. Itir Esen, 18, won Miss Turkey 2017 during a ceremony in Istanbul on...
© The Punch
Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 25
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:06:00 +0200
Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands after destroying homes and killing at least 25 people on Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands.
© Cape Times
Man United, Liverpool fans face visible police presence in Moscow
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:01:57 +0200
Manchester United and Liverpool supporters travelling to Moscow for their teams’ Champions League matches next week have been advised to expect a “visible police presence” amid fears of violence. An estimated 2,000 fans from Manchester...
© The Punch
Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:01:15 +0200
The Education Department said colleges may use a higher standard of evidence before finding an accused student responsible, which could make it harder to prove claims.
© The New York Times
Google buys HTC’s Pixel team in gamble on devices
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0200
Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1bn (R14.6bn) to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets.
© Cape Times
GRAPHIC: Why #southafrica2023 should win Rugby World Cup bid
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0200
World Rugby will announce the preferred candidate determined by an independent technical assessment on Tuesday, 31 October.
© Cape Times
IG warns constables against corruption, indiscipline
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:58:33 +0200
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned new police constables against acts capable of tarnishing the image of the Nigeria Police Force. Idris gave the warning on Friday at the passing out of 854 constables from the Police College...
© The Punch
APC to field professors in Enugu local council polls
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:53:45 +0200
Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu Two professors are among the candidates that would be fielded by the All Progressives Congress in the November 4 2017 local government elections in Enugu State. Chairman of the APC in Enugu State, Dr. Ben Nwoye, disclosed this...
© The Punch
Teacher fired after showing third graders how to give Nazi salute
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:52:16 +0200
A substitute teacher was fired from a Vermont school on Thursday after giving the Nazi salute in front of third graders.
© NY Daily News
DeVos does away with Obama-era rules on Title IX
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:51:16 +0200
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos scrubbed Obama-era guidance for universities investigating sexual assaults on campus.
© NY Daily News
VIDEO: Machete-wielding woman threatens to kill the Kardashians
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:44:14 +0200
Los Angeles police department has arrested a woman armed with a machete who stormed the Kardashians’ store and made threats against the Keeping Up with the Kardashians clan. In a CCTV footage, the woman was dressed in a black jacket decorated with...
© The Punch
Reilly demolishes Rhino Peak Challenge record for #WorldRhinoDay
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:40:00 +0200
Springbok World Cup-winning skipper John Smit tackled the challenge with gusto, having just completed a running marathon in the build-up to the event.
© Cape Times
Black cats to brollies: what's with superstition?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:37:00 +0200
These are the superstitious beliefs - though weird when you think about it - we grew up with. They were never questioned, just understood.
© Cape Times
Jennifer Lopez is trying to reach family in P.R. after hurricane
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:33:33 +0200
For Jennifer Lopez, Hurricane Maria damage hits close to home, literally.
© NY Daily News
School teacher accused of having sex with four students
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:29:05 +0200
A former high school Art teacher has been accused of having inappropriate relationships with four students and reportedly took two to her apartment for sex on the same day. Jessie Lorene Goline, 25, of Jonesboro was arrested on Wednesday and faces one...
© The Punch
Film about Rwandan genocide hits Polish cinemas
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:36 +0200
A new film about a Polish ornithologist who rescues a Rwandan girl from genocide hits cinemas in Poland on Friday.
© The News
Jay-Z reportedly turns down offer to perform at Super Bowl LII halftime show
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200
Jay-Z apparently won’t be following in the footsteps of his wife, Beyoncé. Or those of Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga and the numerous others who have performed during the halftime show at the Super Bowl. According to a report...
© LA Times
Look up! You might see NASA's asteroid-hunting spacecraft fly past Earth
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200
It’s time to wave goodbye ... for now. This morning, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is zipping past Earth on its way to the asteroid Bennu – the last time we’ll see the spacecraft until 2023. At 9:52 a.m. Pacific, OSIRIS-REx (short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation,...
© LA Times
Knicks plan on Carmelo being at training camp and a starter
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:23:45 +0200
Carmelo Anthony wants out of New York. And the Knicks don’t want him, either. But as of right now, they’re still stuck together.
© NY Daily News
Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria death toll climbs to at least 13
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:21:41 +0200
The death toll from Hurricane Maria rose above 30 Friday as at least 13 people were confirmed dead in Puerto Rico, officials.
© NY Daily News
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PICS AND VIDEO: 59 injured in Mitchells Plain crash
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:12:00 +0200
Fifty-nine people were injured when a transporter vehicle and a taxi collided at the Spine and Eisleben roads intersection in Mitchells Plain, ER24 paramedics said.
© Cape Times
Dog-walk service Wag! in doghouse for losing another pet
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:01:00 +0200
A popular pet-sitting service is back in the doghouse after one of its handlers lost a Long Island family's beloved Beagle-Labrador mix.
© NY Daily News
Rams show what’s on tap for 2017: excitement and a lot of exhaustion
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:05:00 +0200
They tried to give it away, but couldn’t. They did everything humanly possible to blow it, except blow it. On a nutty night at Levi’s Stadium on Thursday, these new Rams backed up the precipice of 2016, stared over their shoulders into its flaming...
© LA Times
'Dotard' rockets from obscurity to light up Trump-Kim exchange, spark partisan war of words
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:25:00 +0200
President Trump fired off “rocket man.” North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, the target of that verbal missile launch, shot back a flurry of taunts, calling America’s leader “a rogue,” “a frightened dog,” a “gangster fond of playing with...
© LA Times
Lagos cult leader, Small Jpron, re-arraigned
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:11:25 +0200
A notorious cultist and ex-convict, Ibrahim Oriyomi Balogun, a.k. a. Small Jpron, was on Friday re-arraigned in Lagos barely a year after he was prosecuted for cult-related offences. Balogun, 35, who was alleged to be terrorising Somolu area of Lagos,...
© The Punch
Miss Turkey loses crown over contentious coup tweet
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:07:30 +0200
The winner of Turkey’s national beauty pageant was Friday forced to hand back her crown hours after winning, over a tweet relating to the failed coup which was deemed offensive. Itir Esen, 18, won Miss Turkey 2017 during a ceremony in Istanbul on...
© The Punch
Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 25
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:06:00 +0200
Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands after destroying homes and killing at least 25 people on Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands.
© Cape Times
Man United, Liverpool fans face visible police presence in Moscow
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:01:57 +0200
Manchester United and Liverpool supporters travelling to Moscow for their teams’ Champions League matches next week have been advised to expect a “visible police presence” amid fears of violence. An estimated 2,000 fans from Manchester...
© The Punch
Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:01:15 +0200
The Education Department said colleges may use a higher standard of evidence before finding an accused student responsible, which could make it harder to prove claims.
© The New York Times
Google buys HTC’s Pixel team in gamble on devices
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0200
Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1bn (R14.6bn) to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets.
© Cape Times
GRAPHIC: Why #southafrica2023 should win Rugby World Cup bid
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0200
World Rugby will announce the preferred candidate determined by an independent technical assessment on Tuesday, 31 October.
© Cape Times
IG warns constables against corruption, indiscipline
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:58:33 +0200
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned new police constables against acts capable of tarnishing the image of the Nigeria Police Force. Idris gave the warning on Friday at the passing out of 854 constables from the Police College...
© The Punch
APC to field professors in Enugu local council polls
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:53:45 +0200
Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu Two professors are among the candidates that would be fielded by the All Progressives Congress in the November 4 2017 local government elections in Enugu State. Chairman of the APC in Enugu State, Dr. Ben Nwoye, disclosed this...
© The Punch
Teacher fired after showing third graders how to give Nazi salute
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:52:16 +0200
A substitute teacher was fired from a Vermont school on Thursday after giving the Nazi salute in front of third graders.
© NY Daily News
DeVos does away with Obama-era rules on Title IX
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:51:16 +0200
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos scrubbed Obama-era guidance for universities investigating sexual assaults on campus.
© NY Daily News
VIDEO: Machete-wielding woman threatens to kill the Kardashians
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:44:14 +0200
Los Angeles police department has arrested a woman armed with a machete who stormed the Kardashians’ store and made threats against the Keeping Up with the Kardashians clan. In a CCTV footage, the woman was dressed in a black jacket decorated with...
© The Punch
Reilly demolishes Rhino Peak Challenge record for #WorldRhinoDay
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:40:00 +0200
Springbok World Cup-winning skipper John Smit tackled the challenge with gusto, having just completed a running marathon in the build-up to the event.
© Cape Times
Black cats to brollies: what's with superstition?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:37:00 +0200
These are the superstitious beliefs - though weird when you think about it - we grew up with. They were never questioned, just understood.
© Cape Times
Jennifer Lopez is trying to reach family in P.R. after hurricane
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:33:33 +0200
For Jennifer Lopez, Hurricane Maria damage hits close to home, literally.
© NY Daily News
School teacher accused of having sex with four students
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:29:05 +0200
A former high school Art teacher has been accused of having inappropriate relationships with four students and reportedly took two to her apartment for sex on the same day. Jessie Lorene Goline, 25, of Jonesboro was arrested on Wednesday and faces one...
© The Punch
Film about Rwandan genocide hits Polish cinemas
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:36 +0200
A new film about a Polish ornithologist who rescues a Rwandan girl from genocide hits cinemas in Poland on Friday.
© The News
Jay-Z reportedly turns down offer to perform at Super Bowl LII halftime show
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200
Jay-Z apparently won’t be following in the footsteps of his wife, Beyoncé. Or those of Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga and the numerous others who have performed during the halftime show at the Super Bowl. According to a report...
© LA Times
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