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EXCLUSIVE: Aspiring Puerto Rican pro gamer says she smuggled drugs to NYC to help family survive Hurricane Maria
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0200
Online video gamer Nicole Lorenzo Cortez, who competes in a virtual world where a deadly storm rages around her, says she smuggled cocaine to New York to help her family recover from the real-life storm that ravaged her hometown in Puerto Rico. Cortez,...
© NY Daily News
Kofi Annan: The U.N.’s ‘rock star’ secretary-general
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:40:23 +0200
Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma ...
© Japan Times
Teddy Bridgewater is presenting the Jets a nice dilemma
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:36:42 +0200
He was one of Teddy Bridgewater’s Vikings receivers in 2014 and 2015, before Bridgewater’s career was kneecapped and nearly ended. And now, as he fights for a job with the Jets, Charles Johnson knows better than anyone how far his old young quarterback...
© New York Post
Typhoon Soulik alert for Korean Peninsula
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:28:42 +0200
Typhoon Soulik is expected to pass through the Korean Peninsula as early as Wednesday, bringing with it a chilling respi
© The Korea Herald
Hopes dashed for former GE Peterborough workers after review of cancer claims
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:28:23 +0200
GE Peterborough retirees call for overhaul of how province’s compensation board treats occupational diseases
© The Star
‘Selfless’ teen hero mourned by friends and family at funeral
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:27:51 +0200
Kyle Howard-Muthulingam, 16, died Friday, Aug. 10, after jumping into the water to help rescue a mother and child in distress at Woodbine Beach.
© The Star
Man arrested after double stabbing in Etobicoke
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:27:44 +0200
An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 32-year-old woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
© The Star
NFL preseason: Dak Prescott solid, Andy Dalton sluggish as Bengals top Cowboys 21-13
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:25:00 +0200
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys had another efficient preseason showing. Andy Dalton bogged down a bit with his Cincinnati Bengals. Prescott led a pair of scoring drives in three possessions, capped by a scrambling 6-yard scoring pass to Terrance...
© LA Times
2 wounded in Gage Park shooting
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:23:03 +0200
They were outside at a gathering about 10:10 p.m. in the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue when two people in a passing black SUV opened fire.
© Sun-Times
Shocked into action
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:20:00 +0200
The death of Jaruwit Janthet, a 17-year-old student who committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of his school building in Si Sa Ket on Aug 10, has sparked concern over bullying in schools and the need to raise awareness about teen suicide and...
© Bangkok Post
Chargers defense has solid outing in 24-14 victory over Seahawks
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:20:00 +0200
Bend but don’t break. It’s the phrase that was most frequently used to describe the Chargers’ stingy defense in 2017. Teams could move the ball — the defense was square in the middle of the league in yardage allowed — but points? Those were...
© LA Times
Pat Shurmur’s simple blueprint paying dividends for Giants
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:16:14 +0200
Between the self-help books he quoted and his own brand of coach-speak, it was sometimes hard to understand what former Giants head coach Ben McAdoo was saying. Here’s one throwback: “We need to farm our own land. Everything is in front of us.”...
© New York Post
Unified Korean rowing team finishes last in qualification in Asiad debut
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:16:05 +0200
PALEMBANG -- A unified Korean men's rowing team finished last in its qualification group in its Asian Games debut on Sun
© The Korea Herald
1953 coup plotters still fearful of Iran
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:12:58 +0200
Today marks the 1953 coup in Iran. 65 has passed since that date. Among Iranians it is known in as the 28 Mordad coup d'état.
© Tehran Times
Chargers cornerback Michael Davis takes a step back in second preseason game
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:10:00 +0200
Second-year cornerback Michael Davis, who played only 36 snaps as a rookie last season, has earned rave reviews for his improved play in training camp this summer. “Like night and day,” Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said last week of the 6-foot-2, 195-pound...
© LA Times
Nuovo terremoto a Lombok, magnitudo 6.3
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:06:21 +0200
Sisma sull'isola indonesiana dove sono morte 460 persone
© Ansa
South Korean city throws hat in the ring as ‘Yoga City’
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:03:26 +0200
South Korean city of Miryang is bending over backward to become a city of yoga. The city government of Miryang said Sund
© The Korea Herald
Japan’s traditional festivals face money problems
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:02:02 +0200
Traditional local festivals are having a more difficult time securing finances to cover event costs.In the western city of Tokushima, the “Awa Odori” traditional local ...
© Japan Times
Man shot while walking in Albany Park
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:58:26 +0200
The 21-year-old was walking when a someone walked up and shot him multiple times in the torso.
© Sun-Times
Enugu/Onitsha auto crash: Bad road caused my uncle, his wife and five kids’ death — Niece
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:55:24 +0200
Relatives of a family of seven who died in an auto crash on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway talk about the incident with IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE Tell us about yourself. I am Vera Onyia, a niece to the late Ifeanyi Onyia, who died alongside his wife, five children...
© The Punch
As Duterte support begins to flag, Philippine leader’s daughter reaches out to a Marcos
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:52:14 +0200
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thinks political dynasties are bad. But the way the prevailing political winds are blowing, it looks like a dynasty of his ...
© Japan Times
Silicon Valley idealism at odds with China market
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:51:08 +0200
Google worker outrage over the idea of censoring searches to appease Chinese officials highlights the dilemma U.S. tech companies face in accessing the lucrative market.Using ...
© Japan Times
Most important news of today:
EXCLUSIVE: Aspiring Puerto Rican pro gamer says she smuggled drugs to NYC to help family survive Hurricane Maria
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0200
Online video gamer Nicole Lorenzo Cortez, who competes in a virtual world where a deadly storm rages around her, says she smuggled cocaine to New York to help her family recover from the real-life storm that ravaged her hometown in Puerto Rico. Cortez,...
© NY Daily News
Kofi Annan: The U.N.’s ‘rock star’ secretary-general
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:40:23 +0200
Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma ...
© Japan Times
Teddy Bridgewater is presenting the Jets a nice dilemma
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:36:42 +0200
He was one of Teddy Bridgewater’s Vikings receivers in 2014 and 2015, before Bridgewater’s career was kneecapped and nearly ended. And now, as he fights for a job with the Jets, Charles Johnson knows better than anyone how far his old young quarterback...
© New York Post
Typhoon Soulik alert for Korean Peninsula
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:28:42 +0200
Typhoon Soulik is expected to pass through the Korean Peninsula as early as Wednesday, bringing with it a chilling respi
© The Korea Herald
Hopes dashed for former GE Peterborough workers after review of cancer claims
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:28:23 +0200
GE Peterborough retirees call for overhaul of how province’s compensation board treats occupational diseases
© The Star
‘Selfless’ teen hero mourned by friends and family at funeral
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:27:51 +0200
Kyle Howard-Muthulingam, 16, died Friday, Aug. 10, after jumping into the water to help rescue a mother and child in distress at Woodbine Beach.
© The Star
Man arrested after double stabbing in Etobicoke
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:27:44 +0200
An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 32-year-old woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
© The Star
NFL preseason: Dak Prescott solid, Andy Dalton sluggish as Bengals top Cowboys 21-13
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:25:00 +0200
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys had another efficient preseason showing. Andy Dalton bogged down a bit with his Cincinnati Bengals. Prescott led a pair of scoring drives in three possessions, capped by a scrambling 6-yard scoring pass to Terrance...
© LA Times
2 wounded in Gage Park shooting
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:23:03 +0200
They were outside at a gathering about 10:10 p.m. in the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue when two people in a passing black SUV opened fire.
© Sun-Times
Shocked into action
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:20:00 +0200
The death of Jaruwit Janthet, a 17-year-old student who committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of his school building in Si Sa Ket on Aug 10, has sparked concern over bullying in schools and the need to raise awareness about teen suicide and...
© Bangkok Post
Chargers defense has solid outing in 24-14 victory over Seahawks
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:20:00 +0200
Bend but don’t break. It’s the phrase that was most frequently used to describe the Chargers’ stingy defense in 2017. Teams could move the ball — the defense was square in the middle of the league in yardage allowed — but points? Those were...
© LA Times
Pat Shurmur’s simple blueprint paying dividends for Giants
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:16:14 +0200
Between the self-help books he quoted and his own brand of coach-speak, it was sometimes hard to understand what former Giants head coach Ben McAdoo was saying. Here’s one throwback: “We need to farm our own land. Everything is in front of us.”...
© New York Post
Unified Korean rowing team finishes last in qualification in Asiad debut
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:16:05 +0200
PALEMBANG -- A unified Korean men's rowing team finished last in its qualification group in its Asian Games debut on Sun
© The Korea Herald
1953 coup plotters still fearful of Iran
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:12:58 +0200
Today marks the 1953 coup in Iran. 65 has passed since that date. Among Iranians it is known in as the 28 Mordad coup d'état.
© Tehran Times
Chargers cornerback Michael Davis takes a step back in second preseason game
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:10:00 +0200
Second-year cornerback Michael Davis, who played only 36 snaps as a rookie last season, has earned rave reviews for his improved play in training camp this summer. “Like night and day,” Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said last week of the 6-foot-2, 195-pound...
© LA Times
Nuovo terremoto a Lombok, magnitudo 6.3
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:06:21 +0200
Sisma sull'isola indonesiana dove sono morte 460 persone
© Ansa
South Korean city throws hat in the ring as ‘Yoga City’
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:03:26 +0200
South Korean city of Miryang is bending over backward to become a city of yoga. The city government of Miryang said Sund
© The Korea Herald
Japan’s traditional festivals face money problems
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:02:02 +0200
Traditional local festivals are having a more difficult time securing finances to cover event costs.In the western city of Tokushima, the “Awa Odori” traditional local ...
© Japan Times
Man shot while walking in Albany Park
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:58:26 +0200
The 21-year-old was walking when a someone walked up and shot him multiple times in the torso.
© Sun-Times
Enugu/Onitsha auto crash: Bad road caused my uncle, his wife and five kids’ death — Niece
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:55:24 +0200
Relatives of a family of seven who died in an auto crash on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway talk about the incident with IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE Tell us about yourself. I am Vera Onyia, a niece to the late Ifeanyi Onyia, who died alongside his wife, five children...
© The Punch
As Duterte support begins to flag, Philippine leader’s daughter reaches out to a Marcos
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:52:14 +0200
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thinks political dynasties are bad. But the way the prevailing political winds are blowing, it looks like a dynasty of his ...
© Japan Times
Silicon Valley idealism at odds with China market
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:51:08 +0200
Google worker outrage over the idea of censoring searches to appease Chinese officials highlights the dilemma U.S. tech companies face in accessing the lucrative market.Using ...
© Japan Times
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