Last surviving member of Edmonton Grads basketball team has died

Last surviving member of Edmonton Grads basketball team has died

They were basketball’s version of A League of Their Own, only better, a group of trailblazing women who utterly dominated their sport for a quarter of a century. And on Saturday, Kay MacBeth, the last surviving member of the famous...
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Mexican prisoners flee Sinaloa jail disguised as guards

Image caption The two inmates escaped from a jail in the city of Culiacán Two prisoners have escaped from a jail in Mexico’s northern Sinaloa state by disguising themselves as prison guards. The two walked out of the prison’s main...
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New Research Suggests Dr. Seuss Modeled the Lorax on This Real-Life Monkey

New Research Suggests Dr. Seuss Modeled the Lorax on This Real-Life Monkey

Millions of Americans grew up with Dr. Seuss’ Lorax, the gruff orange ball of fluff who doggedly guarded his forest of Truffula trees against the greedy Once-ler. Today, in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, scientists unveil a surprising possible.....
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A testament to the Andean gods survives in Bolivia’s capital

A testament to the Andean gods survives in Bolivia’s capital

LA PAZ, Bolivia — At the Witches’ Market in Bolivia’s capital city, llama fetuses hang above stalls as offerings to the mother earth spirit known as Pachamama. Tourists and residents line up to buy medicinal plants to heal their bodies...
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Western Railway asks Mumbai civic body to repair, re-construct 6 road overbridges; ROB in Lower Parel to be closed from tomorrow

Western Railway asks Mumbai civic body to repair, re-construct 6 road overbridges; ROB in Lower Parel to be closed from tomorrow

Mumbai: Railway authorities have requested the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to repair or re-construct half a dozen road overbridges (ROBs), one of which is being closed for traffic from Tuesday. Representational image. PTI The request by the Weste...
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Differently-abled woman lynched by mob in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion of child-lifting; 12 arrested by police

Differently-abled woman lynched by mob in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion of child-lifting; 12 arrested by police

Singrauli: A woman was lynched allegedly by a mob in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion that she was a child-lifter, police said on Monday. The woman, who appeared to be differently-abled, was killed by the mob in Bhosh village under the Morwa police station on ...
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Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper records $47.7 mn opening at Chinese box office after disastrous North America debut

Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper records $47.7 mn opening at Chinese box office after disastrous North America debut

You are here: After a disastrous debut in North America, the disaster film Skyscraper had a better second week internationally after a strong box office performance over its opening weekend in China. Variety reports the Universal release starring Dwayne Johns...
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Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad from 23 to 31 July, but imposes conditions

Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad from 23 to 31 July, but imposes conditions

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, to visit the United Kingdom, France and the United States of America from 23 to 31 July, making it clear that he has to...
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Japan heatwave: Temperature breaks national record

Japan heatwave: Temperature breaks national record

Image copyright EPA Image caption Children cool themselves using water jets at a park in Tokyo Temperatures in Japan have hit a record high, with officials issuing a fresh warning to stay safe. Japan has for days been in the...
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Macron aide: French MPs grill minister in beating row

Macron aide: French MPs grill minister in beating row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA student activist filmed a woman and a man being beaten on 1 May France’s interior minister has been grilled by MPs over his handling of a policing scandal in which a...
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