Monthly Archives: August 2019

Robert F Kennedy assassin is said to have been stabbed

Sirhan Sirhan, who is serving a life sentence for the 1968 assassination of Sen Robert F Kennedy, was in stable condition at a Southern California hospital Friday night after reports that he had been stabbed in prison by another inmate, the state prison system said. The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation would not confirm that Sirhan, who is now ...

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Hurricane Dorian swirls toward anxious Florida, packing 140-mph winds

Hurricane Dorian spun across the Atlantic ocean toward Florida on Friday, becoming an even stronger Category 4 storm as residents and tourists alike hunkered down in one of America’s biggest vacation destinations. Dorian has the potential to put millions of people at risk, along with holiday attractions such as Walt Disney World, the NASA launchpads along the Space Coast, and ...

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Near agreement on US withdrawal from Afghanistan: Taliban

The Taliban said on Wednesday they were close to an agreement with US officials on a deal that would see US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise the country would not become a haven for international militants. Negotiations over how to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan have been held in Qatar’s capital, Doha, since late ...

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Queen allows British PM Johnson to suspend parliament before Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament’s ability to derail his Brexit plan by cutting the amount of time it will sit between now and EU exit day on Oct 31, infuriating opponents who urged Queen Elizabeth to intervene. In his boldest move yet to take the country out of the European Union with or without a divorce deal, ...

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G7 offers emergency aid to fight Amazon forest fires

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist. Despite record wildfires in the Amazon and President Jair Bolsonaro previously saying his government lacked the money to fight the blazes, it was not clear if Brazil would accept the ...

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Yoga Exercises to Relieve Joint or Muscle Pain

If you are experiencing pain in a number of areas but are reluctant to turn to potentially harmful pain relievers such as aspirin or ibuprofen, you might be in luck. For centuries, yoga has been used by many men to help relieve back pain, muscle pain or joint pain. Conditions such as chronic back pain, knee pain,arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ...

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Caribbean water park welcomes 1OO,OOO visitors

ST. LUCIA – Over 100,000 visitors have splashed into Bay Gardens Resorts’ Splash Island Water Park since it opened four years ago off the acclaimed Reduit Beach in St. Lucia. Julianna Ward-Destang, the water park’s managing director and the brains behind the acclaimed attraction, thanked its customers for their support since the opening day, not least since they have rated ...

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Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of ‘harmony’

Some of Hong Kong’s biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating. HSBC, Standard Chartered and Bank of East Asia, which published the advertisements in major newspapers in the Asian financial hub, all urged the ...

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