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Pakistan: Doctors arrested after protests over lack of PPE

Pakistan: Doctors arrested after protests over lack of PPE

Dozens of health workers were tortured and arrested in Quetta, Pakistan while they were protesting for the provision of personal protective equipment outside the office of the Chief Minister of Balochistan Province in Pakistan. The Young Doctors’ Association of Balochistan, along with the Nurses’ Association and the Hospital Workers’ Association, had been demanding the provision of protective equipment for many ... Read More »

Drive-through funerals held in Madrid’s coronavirus epicenter

Drive-through funerals held in Madrid's coronavirus epicenter

SPAIN is holding drive-through funerals for coronavirus victims as the number of deaths rises above 13,000. La Almudena cemetery in Madrid, the largest in the country, saw funerals held every 15 minutes for those that have died from COVID-19. Hearses were seen driving up to the doors of the chapel before a quick blessing followed by burial or cremation. Although ... Read More »

Chinese destroyer aims laser at US aircraft

Chinese destroyer aims laser at US aircraft

A Chinese destroyer lased a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft that was operating over international waters about 380 miles west of Guam, the U.S. Pacific Fleet said in a statement. The laser could not be seen by a human eye but was captured by sensors on the airplane, which is a variant of the Boeing 737 that has ... Read More »

Kenneth Manzanares pleads guilty to killing his wife

Kenneth Manzanares pleads guilty to killing his wife

Kenneth Manzanares pleads guilty to killing his wife on cruise to Alaska. A Utah man has pleaded guilty to killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska in July 2017. Kenneth Ray Manzanares, 42, of Santa Clara, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder, the U.S. Attorney in Alaska announced Friday. Kenneth Manzanares, Kristy Manzanares and members of her ... Read More »

Principal, Kobe Bryant ‘karma’ post spurs threats

Principal, Kobe Bryant ‘karma’ post spurs threats. A high school principal who suggested Kobe Bryant deserved to die by posting it was “karma” after the NBA legend’s fatal helicopter crash has resigned. “Not gonna lie. Seems to me that karma caught up with a rapist today,” Liza Sejkora, now-former principal of Camas High School in Camas, Washington, posted on Facebook ... Read More »

Angela Merkel fires official after the extreme right fiasco

Angela Merkel fires official after the extreme right fiasco

Angela Merkel fires official after the extreme right fiasco. German Chancellor Angela Merkel salvaged her fragile ruling coalition Saturday with the resignation of two officials, including one junior minister, who had aligned themselves with the far-right in a regional election. The surprise election of Thomas Kemmerich as state premier in Thuringia with the help of MPs from the far-right AfD ... Read More »

Stan Kirsch dead: ‘Highlander’ actor has died at 51

Stan Kirsch dead: ‘Highlander’ actor has died at 51. Stan Kirsch, an actor who played the Immortal Richie Ryan for five seasons on the 1990s syndicated hit fantasy drama Highlander: The Series, died Jan. 11 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 51. Kirsch died by suicide caused by hanging, according to the L.A. County Medical Examiner’s Office. His ... Read More »

Aliko Dangote Arsenal takeover in 2021 on the cards

Aliko Dangote Arsenal takeover in 2021 on the cards. Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote has sensationally hinted he may buy Arsenal in 2021 after the completion of his other multi-billion dollar projects. Dangote, who is believed to be the wealthiest man in Africa, has an estimated net worth of more than £8.5billion through his business exploits. The Nigerian tycoon has been ... Read More »

Joel Embiid finger injury, miss Sixers’ game vs. Celtics (Details)

Joel Embiid finger injury, miss Sixers’ game vs. Celtics (Details). Joel Embiid will be out Thursday night for the Sixers’ game against the Boston Celtics, the eighth game he’ll miss this season. The Sixers’ All-Star center dislocated his left ring finger Monday night vs. Oklahoma City. According to a team spokesperson, Embiid was visiting a specialist during practice Wednesday. When ... Read More »