Justin Verlander, Houston Astros cool off Boston Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

Justin Verlander, Houston Astros cool off Boston Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

With temperatures dipping into the 40s, numbing their fingertips as they tried to grip the baseball, Justin Verlander and Chris Sale both struggled to get the ball over the plate.Verlander recovered quickly.Sale never did.After walking in one run and giving...
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#MeToo in India: ‘MJ Akbar sexually harassed me as a teenage trainee in his newsroom’

#MeToo in India: ‘MJ Akbar sexually harassed me as a teenage trainee in his newsroom’

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Medium and has been republished here with the writer’s permission. *** “What was she wearing?” That’s the question that’s often asked about victims of sexual assault in India. I will tell you...
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Africa:Climate Change to Accelerate World Hunger – WFP

Africa:Climate Change to Accelerate World Hunger – WFP

By Lisa Schlein The World Food Program warns climate change will have a devastating impact on agriculture and the ability of people to feed themselves. The WFP forecasts a huge increase in worldwide hunger unless action is taken to slow...
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Murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero canonised

Image copyright AFPImage caption Archbishop Romero is revered across Latin America as a champion of the poor Pope Francis has conferred sainthood on murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero at a ceremony in the Vatican. He praised the cleric – an...
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MJ Akbar news updates LIVE: Journalist Priya Ramani says junior minister’s resignation ‘big win for #MeToo movement’

MJ Akbar news updates LIVE: Journalist Priya Ramani says junior minister’s resignation ‘big win for #MeToo movement’

15:24 (IST) Visuals of media persons stationed outside MJ Akbar’s residence Delhi: Media outside #MJAkbar‘s residence, waiting for his statement. #MeToo pic.twitter.com/fggdZcMOEF — ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2018 15:11 (IST) RECAP: ‘I’m no C...
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Alok Nath’s wife files defamation complaint against producer-writer Vinta Nanda following rape allegations

Alok Nath’s wife files defamation complaint against producer-writer Vinta Nanda following rape allegations

Actor Alok Nath and his wife Ashu on 12 October filed a complaint in a local court seeking defamation proceedings to be initiated against writer-director Vinta Nanda for accusing him of rape. In the complaint filed before the Andheri metropolitan...
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Patisserie Valerie discovers ‘secret’ overdrafts

Patisserie Valerie discovers ‘secret’ overdrafts

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Patisserie Valerie was saved from the brink of collapse by a £20m loan from its chairman The board of Patisserie Valerie discovered the existence of two “secret” company bank overdrafts this week, accordin...
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New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud

New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption England is the only part of the UK which charges for prescriptions Patients claiming free prescriptions in England face checks before medicine is issued in an effort to stamp out fraud. Prescription fraud currently cos...
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Hassan Rouhani: US seeking regime change in Iran

Hassan Rouhani: US seeking regime change in Iran

The United States is seeking a regime change in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani has said in a speech broadcast on state TV. The US is using “psychological and economic warfare” and questioning the legitimacy of the Islamic Republic to “pursue....
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Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The storm passed through the capital Lisbon Hurricane-force winds have brought down hundreds of trees and left more than 15,000 homes without power in Portugal. The remnants of Hurricane Leslie swept into the centre and nor...
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