Thursday March 30-th, 2017

Iraq begins push against IS forces in western Mosul

Just a month ago, Iraqi troops took control of the eastern side of Mosul, the last ISIL stronghold in Iraq. By the end of 2016, the Iraqi Kurdish health ministry was complaining that its hospitals were full to overflowing with 13,500 wounded soldiers...

Former Australia lock Vickerman dies at 37 Former Australia lock Vickerman dies at 37

Bill Pulver , chief executive of the ARU, paid tribute to the South African-born second row. "Our thoughts are with his wife Sarah, their two sons and other friends and family during this hard time". "He was a wonderfully committed team player and a ...

Sri Lanka beat Australia in first T20 match Sri Lanka beat Australia in first T20 match

The Sri Lankan fans were also a massive presence for Friday night's opening match at the MCG . Riding on middle order batsman Asela Gunaratne's maiden half century, Sri Lanka beat Australia by five wickets in a thrilling first Twenty20 global ...

FNQ shark attack victim still critical FNQ shark attack victim still critical

Young father of two Glenn Dickson, 25, of South Mission Beach, was in a stable condition at Cairns Hospital on Sunday night after enduring five hours of surgery, the Cairns Post reported . He is expected to be taken to a hospital in either Cairns or...

Man arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation after threatening 'Dylann Roof-style attack'

The FBI says 29-year-old Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell was arrested Wednesday at a hotel after allegedly trying to buy a gun from an undercover agent. She said her father is very upset that people have been under the impression he gave McDowell m...

Praise from Grimsby for Lincoln City's historic FA Cup win over Burnley

Lincoln has made almost 1 million pounds ($1.24 million) from this cup run, putting the club in the black for the first time in years. "A lot of the top, top sides put weak sides out now but for the non-league sides likes us and Sutton (who face Ar...

Obama Ranks 12th Best In C-SPAN Survey Of Presidential Historians

Obama ranked 12th on the list of 43 former commanders in chief, placing between Woodrow Wilson (No. 11) and James Monroe (No. 12 ) [sic]. Abraham Lincoln retained the top position where he voted number one in C-SPAN's first two surveys, released ...

Dwight Yorke refused entry into the United States under Trump ban

Although Yorke was only using Miami to transit to Trinidad and Tobago, the U.S. usually requires travellers to go through its immigration procedures before heading on to their destinations. said had terrorist ties, however the ban was reversed earlie...

Irish man stabbed to death following a brawl in Padstow

The woman was charged on Saturday afternoon with murder and was refused bail to face Parramatta Local Court on Sunday. Police have been working with the Irish Consulate to notify the families of both Mr Walsh and Ms Cahill of the events that have o...

2nd child flu death in North Carolina 2nd child flu death in North Carolina

Marlon Hunter, health director for Forsyth County, confirmed the first flu-related death in the Triad and Northwest N.C., an elderly woman who died during the week that ended February 11. Because of this, it requires more frequent vaccine updates to ...

Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee Arrested Amidst Corruption Scandal in South Korea Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee Arrested Amidst Corruption Scandal in South Korea

This second time around, though, a fresh arrest warrant has been issued on the basis of supposed new evidence gathered. On Friday morning, Samsung Group's chief Lee Jae-yong was arrested on allegations of bribery, embezzlement, and perjury.

Chris Christie rips Phillies, who deliver ultimate comeback Chris Christie rips Phillies, who deliver ultimate comeback

It nearly earned him a place in the inner circle. Christie said they did not discuss a job. To everyone's surprise, that person is New Jersey governor Chris Christie . "Yeah, and I said, 'We're going to have the meatloaf?' " Christie repl...

Matt Damon climbs the not-so-great 'Wall' Matt Damon climbs the not-so-great 'Wall'

Direction by Yimou Zhang who brought House of the Flying Daggers to the screen uses numerous ploys that made that film exciting. It will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures. Zhang allows for a few small moments of buddy-cop comedy between ...

Philippines' Duterte says anti-money laundering body to show his bank accounts Philippines' Duterte says anti-money laundering body to show his bank accounts

Trillanes, a former military officer, first alleged that Duterte had unexplained wealth during the presidential campaign in 2016, adding that the current president failed to declare the deposits as required by law. Lawyer Salvador Panelo said Duterte...

Scholes tips Rooney for United exit Scholes tips Rooney for United exit

Club legend Scholes insists Jose Mourinho's men have the ability and the depth to deal with the extra games involved in competing for a place in the May final in Solna. They played together from 2004 until Scholes' retirement and the pair are known...

Two new polls find wildly different Trump approval ratings Two new polls find wildly different Trump approval ratings

Rasmussen, which has traditionally found results that are more positive for Republicans than other polls, seems to be an outlier among major polls, with Gallup also giving Trump a lower 41 percent approval rating in its most recent weekly average.

Florida man arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb Target stores

On Feb. 9, he asked another probationer to plant the devices on the shelves of Target stores in Florida, Virginia and NY, according to the affidavit supporting the criminal complaint . The individual contacted law enforcement and worked with them ...

Man with rifle in East Oakland disarmed, detained Man with rifle in East Oakland disarmed, detained

A man armed with a high-powered rifle was shot by police after a tense standoff in an Oakland neighborhood, reports CBS San Francisco . Bishop O'Dowd High School in the area is on lockdown. His condition wasn't immediately known. At that point, th...

GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON:GSK) Receives Buy Rating From Jefferies International Analysts GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON:GSK) Receives Buy Rating From Jefferies International Analysts

Analysts reviewing GlaxoSmithKline PLC have recently updated their recommended buy/sell ratings and price targets on the stock. 11/03/2015 - British Land Company PLC had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs. The stock had a tr...

Hugh Jackman as Hugh Jackman as "Wolverine" Bares His Claws for the Last Time

Into their dying world steps a former nurse named Gabriela (Elizabeth Rodriguez) and a young, mute girl named Laura (Dafne Keen). With the precision of a master assassin on the level of John Wick, Laura slices and dices her way through hundreds of ...

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