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World Media Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan marries Bushra Manika
Author: 0 Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan marries Bushra Manika

He first tied the knot with Jemima Khan on May 16, 1995 that ended in divorce after nine years on June 22, 2004. Khan's previous two marriages, particularly when he Wednesday his first wife, British socialite Jemima Khan, captivated global tabloids as well as local media in the deeply conservative Muslim nation of 208 million people.

World Media Israel, Iran Clash Over Nuclear Threat at Munich Conference
Author: 0 Israel, Iran Clash Over Nuclear Threat at Munich Conference

Lebanon has an unresolved maritime border dispute with Israel over a triangular area of the sea of around 860 sq km (330 square miles) that extends along the edge of three of five blocks Lebanon put to tender early a year ago. "We will act without hesitation to defend ourselves". That has left Israeli leaders with an unpalatable choice: Tolerate a permanent Iranian military presence on their border, or risk going to war to prevent it.

World Media Brazil's Armed Forces Take Over Rio's Security to Curb Violence
Author: 0 Brazil's Armed Forces Take Over Rio's Security to Curb Violence

The intervention, which requires congressional approval, will last until the end of the year. Military police said an officer was killed when a tree fell on his auto. "The total confusion and lack of coordination of the security forces during the carnival" triggered Temer's decree, said David Fleischer, professor of political science at the University of Brasilia.

World Media Three More Child Deaths From Flu Reported in Minnesota
Author: 0 Three More Child Deaths From Flu Reported in Minnesota

These numbers surpass any other flu season since the OSDH began tracking in 2009. Fewer people hospitalized: While the total number of lab-confirmed flu cases rose 7 percent statewide, the number of people hospitalized with the flu decreased 3 percent.

World Media Vatican investigator meets Chile abuse victim in NY
Author: 0 Vatican investigator meets Chile abuse victim in NY

The move to renew the commission comes as the church faces an abuse scandal in Chile. The initial three-year mandate of commission members had lapsed two months ago, on December 17. Over the last four years the commission has worked with nearly 200 dioceses and religious communities worldwide "to raise awareness and educate people on the need for safeguarding in our homes, parishes, schools, hospitals, and other institutions".

World Media Watch as Intel smashes drone record with flying light show for Olympics
Author: 0 Watch as Intel smashes drone record with flying light show for Olympics

The chip giant lit up the night sky over PyeongChang, South Korea, with 1,218 Shooting Star drones , which flew in unison to form a twinkling snowboarder and the iconic Olympics rings. The Olympic-related achievement is one in a series of drone developments from Intel . According to Intel, the Shooting Star drones broke Guinness World Records for the "most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously", apart from being the first-ever drone light show at the Winter Olympics.

World Media Working out the state budget for the new fiscal year
Author: 0 Working out the state budget for the new fiscal year

After much debate on where there may or may not be waste in school district budgets, the House voted 18-19 to not pass it. Senate and House Democrats hope to halt an education funding formula from passing this session. Senate Minority Leader Berta Gardner and Sen. Before the vote, Baca tried to add the Baby Briana expansion bill to the crime package, which would make child abuse resulting in death a life sentence regardless of the child's age.

World Media Second woman alleges Trump affair - and cover-up
Author: 0 Second woman alleges Trump affair - and cover-up

US President Donald Trump engaged in elaborate efforts to cover his tracks while engaging in multiple extramarital affairs, according to Ronan Farrow's latest blockbuster report in the New Yorker . U.S. First Lady Melania Trump on Friday chose not to leave the White House with President Donald Trump as planned to catch a flight to Florida.

World Media Amy Schumer gets married to chef Chris Fischer in handsome seaside ceremony
Author: 0 Amy Schumer gets married to chef Chris Fischer in handsome seaside ceremony

A third image really highlights the pair's happiness as Amy tenderly clutches Chris' arm while beaming as the sun sets behind them. Amy Schumer has surprised fans by revealing that she's tied the knot. The Trainwreck screenwriter and star, 36, wrote the simple comment "Yup", alongside eight photos of the wedding, including one of the couple holding hands and smiling at each other.

World Media Helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage crashes, 13 killed
Author: 0 Helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage crashes, 13 killed

The ministry issued a statement saying two people on the ground were killed when the helicopter came down. An additional 15 people were injured as a result of the crash. About 100,000 people in Oaxaca had lost power, the state's governor said. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera reported "very minor" damage in the capital.

World Media Olympics men's hockey, Russian Federation vs. United States of America results and highlights
Author: 0 Olympics men's hockey, Russian Federation vs. United States of America results and highlights

While US coach Tony Granato played down any "Miracle on Ice" repeat talk, there were echoes of the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic upset of the Soviet Union by a collection of US amateurs. I think the girls are a lot more prepared. Anna Shokhina opened the scoring for OAR at 7:22 in the first period, but then Switzerland scored just 48 seconds into the second period to tie the score, as Alina Muller picked up her seventh goal of the tournament.

World Media Jury Rules For Gaines Family In Case Against Baltimore Co
Author: 0 Jury Rules For Gaines Family In Case Against Baltimore Co

The Gaines's family sued Baltimore County and the officer who fired the shot that killed Gaines and wounder he 5-year-old son, Kodi , according to the Baltimore Sun . "A mother died, a child was unintentionally injured, and police officers were placed in mortal danger", the statement read. The case garnered national attention, with some activists citing it as an example of excessive police force against people of color.

World Media May rules out second referendum on European Union membership
Author: 0 May rules out second referendum on European Union membership

To make this happen will require real political will on both sides. "Even after the UK's exit from the European Union, close cooperation and cross-border information sharing must be taken forward on themes such as worldwide terrorism, illegal migration, proliferation and cyberattacks", according to the text.

World Media A timeline of the Patrick Brown saga
Author: 0 A timeline of the Patrick Brown saga

The test, administered by one of Canada's top polygraph experts, was conducted in two stages on February 14 and Feb 15 in Markham and arranged by Brown's lawyer, prominent Toronto defence attorney Mark Sandler. Brown removed Jack MacLaren from the PC caucus", Fedeli said. "I've asked (director of communications) Rebecca (Thompson) to prepare a statement that I will resign ", he says.

World Media Andrew Luck Eager To Work With Frank Reich
Author: 0 Andrew Luck Eager To Work With Frank Reich

An uptempo style wasn't a hallmark of Reich's offenses when he was the offensive coordinator for the San Diego Chargers in 2014 and 2015 and then the Philadelphia Eagles for the past two seasons. "That sounds great", Luck told the Colts' website. "(Luck) is magical. He has special unique traits and abilities that I respect as much as anybody and I can't wait to work with.

World Media UK party leader sacked after racist texts
Author: 0 UK party leader sacked after racist texts

At an extraordinary general meeting in Birmingham, they voted 63% to 37% for him to stand down just five months after he was elected to the post. Following Britain's vote to leave the EU, UKIP have slumped in opinion polls and seen a series of prominent figures abandon the party.

World Media Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'
Author: 0 Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the USA justice system is unfair. Just minutes before, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had dismissed the indictment as "just blabber".

World Media Highlights of Day 6 at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Highlights of Day 6 at the Winter Olympics

OAR has won two silver medals and four bronze medals so far. Yun, of South Korea, won in commanding fashion at the Pyeongchang Games today, his four-run time of 3 minutes, 20.55 seconds coming in 1.63 seconds ahead of silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russian Federation.

World Media 22 dead, 28 injured as multiple bomb blasts hit Borno
Author: 0 22 dead, 28 injured as multiple bomb blasts hit Borno

The West African nation has lost more than 20,000 lives in the Northern region since 2009 to the insurgency of Boko Haram . Police commissioner of Borno state Damian Chukwu said at least 22 were wounded in the attack. The attack, which also injured 22 people, took place at a fish market outside the state capital. Boko Haram is a Nigerian militant group which aims to establish an Islamic state in Nigeria's northeast and rejects any Western values and principles.

World Media Winter Olympics TV Ratings Slide Downhill to Worst Night Yet
Author: 0 Winter Olympics TV Ratings Slide Downhill to Worst Night Yet

With an average of 9.569 million viewers for the season in "most current" results from Nielsen Media Research, including fast-official results for February 9-11, the Peacock is No. The Olympics remain the biggest event on television with an audience that is double or triple that of the combined audience of the other networks during prime time, said Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Broadcasting & Sports, in a conference call with journalists Tuesday.

World Media Ilya Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics
Author: 0 Ilya Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

Zapolski also allowed two goals to Nikolai Prokhorokin, a 2012 Los Angeles Kings draft pick. Kovalchuk struck again 28 seconds into the third period, zipping a laser shot from the opposite circle for a 4-0 Russian edge. The scoring in the 7th minute opened the striker Nikolay Prohorchik. "And I think from what we've learned of ourselves and how hard we've played, how well we've played at times in this tournament, we should feel good heading into the next round".

World Media Auburn's Anfernee McLemore Stretchered Off Court After Horrific Ankle Injury
Author: 0 Auburn's Anfernee McLemore Stretchered Off Court After Horrific Ankle Injury

It was easily the worst opening 20 minutes of basketball from Auburn since likely its last trip to Columbia, S.C. Frank Booker scored 19 points, and SC built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. AU out-rebounded USC 30-17 in the second half. The Tigers trailed by as many as 26 points in the first half and then lost Anfernee McLemore, the SEC's blocked shot leader, to a season-ending injury.

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