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British doctor 'punches shark' to escape Australia mauling

Mr Fry, a British citizen, has been living in Australia for two months and told the newspaper he's "worried" about telling his mum about the attack. "I'm literally about to die, '" Dr Fry said. Although attacks are relatively rare, there a number of things a swimmer can do to practice "shark safety" and minimise their chances of coming face to face with the ocean predator. Read More »

Tehran remains within key limits of nuclear deal - IAEA


Trump last month refused to certify that Iran was in compliance with the agreement. In a controversial announcement last month that drew the sharp objection of the other signatories, the hawkish Republican decertified Iran's compliance with the pact and demanded the deal's "flaws" be fixed if the United States is to remain in the pact. Read More »

Pakistan spinner Ajmal to retire from cricket

In the 35 Tests he has represented for Pakistan, Ajmal clinched as many as 178 wickets with ten 5-wicket haul and four 10-wicket hauls in a match. Ajmal, who remodelled his action two years ago after being termed illegal, failed to make his place in the team. Read More »

Merck & Co., Inc (NYSE:MRK) Continues to Report Encouraging Liquidity Ratio

Perennial Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Merck & by 10.7% during the 2nd quarter. The company's beta value is at 0.78. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 24.20 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.03. The company reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.08. Read More »

Hijack scare on board Jet Airways flight


Varghese, who is known as Selfie King, was taken into custody after an employee of the airline at the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) overheard Varghese talking about a "happy bomb". "Varghese was offloaded and his baggage was checked following the complaint received by the domestic terminal manager who also alerted the CISF personnel". Read More »

Menendez judge questions jurors about coverage


Today the jury in his bribery trial told the judge they were deadlocked on all counts. "As I said, two and a half years ago when I first faced these charges, I was innocent, and clearly there are jurors who believe in my innocence". Earlier Monday, the judge had paused deliberations to take time to individually question a number of jurors who had admitted to either reading or hearing something about the case over the weekend. Read More »

Man in custody after seven shot at in nightclub


Seven people have been shot in an early morning shooting at an in nightclub. In an email , Westerfield wrote that police had been sent to the location for a report of one person shot. Police have been called to the club a total of 14 times in the past two years, mostly for nonviolent events such as alarm calls, Westerfield said. One is in custody and officials are looking for the other. Read More »

IPOB organises protests calling for boycott of Anambra governorship elections


Also the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 5000 armed and unarmed personnel to Anambra State for the election. Nkeiruka Nwode, Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Police Command, said the IPOB march has no effect, insisting that the state police command had concluded arrangements for effective policing of the state during the election. Read More »

Army lifts ban on recruits with history of some mental health issues


People with a history of self-mutilation, bipolar disorder , depression , and drug and alcohol abuse can now seek waivers to join the Army, USA Today reports. Following the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, dozens of U.S. Army soldiers carried out abuse, torture and rape on inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison, including Reserve Soldier Lynndie Rana England, who had been diagnosed with a mental health disorder before joining the Army. Read More »

Arthur Collins trial: Co-accused cleared over club acid attack


Mr Phoenix, 21, of Clyde Road, Tottenham, was acquitted of four counts of grievous bodily harm and two of actual bodily harm. His co-defendant, Andre Phoenix, was also accused of helping him during the attack but was found not guilty. One man suffered third-degree chemical burns to his face and required a skin graft, others suffered eye injuries. "I stood up and felt something wet on my back". Read More »

UNCW to host Presbyterian in NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament


The Virginia Tech-Air Force game will be played this Thursday at a time that is yet to be determined. The Irish are 18-17-2 (.514) all-time in NCAA Championship play, which includes a 17-13-2 record under Clark. The Panthers' hold an 11-1-4 record with its lone loss coming in the Conference USA tournament. The Hokies advanced to the Elite Eight last season. Read More »

Truck almost hits children getting off bus


The bus stopped to let passengers out, and while some children waited by the roadside, two sprinted across the road. He is oblivious to the fact another huge lorry is driving in his direction at speed. The HGV driver spots the child and slams on the breaks - somehow coming to a stop just inches from the panic-stricken boy. Mr Kyrkjebø told NRK : 'I saw what was about to happen, but there was little I could do. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. Messaged With WikiLeaks During Presidential Campaign


Wikileaks reportedly claimed contesting the election could help his father further delegitimize the mainstream press and build the new media network he seemingly desired. "Btw we just released Podesta Emails Part 4". "So dishonest! Rigged system!" Two days later, on October 14, 2016, Trump jnr tweeted out the link. WikiLeaks also variously asked leak his father's tax returns ("If we publish them it will dramatically improve the perception of our impartiality."); tell Australia to ... Read More »

Ghana held by Egypt to finish third in group


The match in Cape Coast was a dead rubber as the "Pharaohs" won the mini-league and secured a place at the 2018 finals in Russian Federation by defeating Congo Brazzaville last month. Argentina-born Egypt Coach Hector Cuper rested a number of first choices, including Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, giving fringe players like Shikabala a chance to impress. Read More »



In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter , DC Entertainment said, "We are committed to eradicating harassment and ensuring that all employees, as well as our freelance community, are aware of our policies, are comfortable reporting any concerns and feel supported by our Company". Read More »

Liverpool could defeat Arsenal in the race for World Cup victor


There is a potential opportunity to bring him up to one of these sided as well. Wolves can not give Gibbs-White fresh terms until he turns 18 in January - and Liverpool are leading the chase to sign him. Gibbs-White may be tempted by Liverpool's prestige and history, but if he truly wants to progress his career, then Spurs look like the best club in England to be at. Read More »

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) reported Sales of 244.71 Billion


As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. Drexel Hamilton has "Buy" rating and $20000 target. (NYSE:IBM) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Thursday, November 10. Jefferies maintained the shares of XOM in report on Friday, April 7 with "Neutral" rating. The ROA of Exxon Mobil Corporation is now valued at 3.80% indicating how profitable the company is in regards to its total assets. Read More »

European Union says Hariri must return to Lebanon, warns against Saudi interference


Before that announcement, Cardinal Rai was scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman. In their statement, the Lebanese church officials said Cardinal Rai's visit is "an occasion to demand that Lebanon be removed from regional conflicts" as well as "to support the independence, sovereignty and stability of Lebanon" and for Lebanon to "remain in this eastern region as the land of cultural and religious pluralism and dialogue between Christianity and Islam". Read More »

Protest Interrupts Ivanka Trump Tax Discussion In New Jersey


Mnuchin and Trump joined Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur at the invitation-only event at the Bayville Fire Hall. The House bill would keep the deduction for property taxes and eliminate state and local income taxes. Portman said on the Senate floor that a measure to reduce corporate tax will result in higher wages for employees. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Ivanka Trump, advisor to the President, made a stop in Bayville to promote the tax bills that are now moving through the ... Read More »

Jacqui Lambie confirms she is a dual citizen


But today it's been reported she has sought urgent advice from British authorities and, according to Fairfax , could hand in her resignation within 24 hours. Her father came to Australia as a toddler from Scotland in the 1950s and her grandfather enlisted in the Australian Army. Former deputy prime minister and Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is now running for re-election after the High Court ruled he was in breach of the Constitution. Read More »

Abe, Li hail improved Japan-China ties, commit to do more


Japan should make joint efforts with China to keep up the momentum for improvement in China-Japan relations, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here on Monday. The sources said Abe and Li are expected to agree that Japan and China will strive to improve bilateral relations as this year marks the 45th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries, to be followed by the 40th anniversary next year of the conclusion of the bilateral peace and friendship treaty. Read More »

Russian TV network registers as foreign agent in US

Department of Justice as a "foreign agent" in the United States, the outlet's editor in chief said and the Department of Justice confirmed later in the day. The Moscow-based broadcaster has become a focus of the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. Russian lawmakers are drafting retaliatory measures. Read More »

Undercover cops fight each other in Detroit drug bust


Two officers involved in the alternation have been placed on restrictive duty and a supervisor from the 12th Precinct has been reassigned as an internal investigation continues. During the scramble, guns were drawn and punches were thrown, while the actual homeowner stood and watch the fight, sources told Fox2 Detroit . The "push off" involves officers pretending to sell drugs to customers, before arresting potential buyers and seizing their vehicles. Read More »

Police investigate woman's 'suspicious' death after body found on Gold Coast road


Earlier, Detective Inspector Marc Hogan said an incident command centre had been set up. Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death, which is being treated as suspicious. Detective Inspector Hogan said the man and woman were married but had been separated "for some time". He said there were no domestic violence orders in place. Read More »

Ferry McFerryface to be name of new Sydney ferry after public vote


In what would probably substantially more thrilling news if this were around mid-2016, it looks like one of Sydney's iconic ferries is going to be very meme-ishly christened Ferry McFerryface . While Boaty won the overwhelming majority with 124,000 votes, Science Minister Jo Johnson was not so keen on the title and made a decision to name it after Sir David Attenborough instead. Read More »

The Trump-Xi Meeting in Beijing, Very Briefly


The Washington Post broke the news on Monday that Trump, while on a trip in Asia , personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the situation. Players LiAngelo Ball , Jalen Hill and Cody Riley have remained in China while the rest of the team has flown home to Los Angeles. UCLA is one of the top basketball programs in the country, and the Ball family has become well known in the sports world, including LiAngelo's outspoken father, LaVar Ball. Read More »