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Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Rafaela Vasquez, repeatedly looked down and not at the road, glancing up just a half second before the car hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, who was crossing the street at night.
6/22/2018 10:07:13 AM
'Prime miniature' baby keeps New Zealand's Ardern busy

'Prime miniature' baby keeps New Zealand's Ardern busy

Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have been swamped with congratulatory messages from around the globe.
6/22/2018 9:54:59 AM
YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

Viewers will pay $4.99 a month for channel memberships giving them access to exclusive content including livestreams.
6/22/2018 9:35:55 AM
Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said on Friday.
6/22/2018 9:24:07 AM
Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

The ruling comes as Indonesia struggles to rein in a rising tide of homegrown militancy, inspired in part by the extremist group Islamic State.
6/22/2018 8:58:29 AM
Walking ability before heart surgery tied to brain function

Walking ability before heart surgery tied to brain function

Older adults who are faster on their feet may be less likely to suffer cognitive problems after heart surgery than patients who have difficulty walking, a Japanese study suggests.
6/22/2018 12:58:48 AM
Faces of depression

Faces of depression

Depression is the most common mental illness affecting 300mn people worldwide.
6/22/2018 12:57:26 AM
Europe’s left turns right on immigration

Europe’s left turns right on immigration

Europe’s established left is facing the threat of extinction. In less than two years, the continent’s social-democratic parties have suffered historic losses in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and Italy.
6/22/2018 12:55:49 AM
Energy for the common good of humanity

Energy for the common good of humanity

The climate crisis we now face is a reflection of a broader crisis: a global confusion of means and ends.
6/22/2018 12:50:59 AM
Trump helps kids; now is the time for immigration reform

Trump helps kids; now is the time for immigration reform

President Donald Trump did the right thing on Wednesday by reversing course to address an immigration crisis. He issued an executive order to end his administration’s inhumane practice of separating children from their parents at the southern border.
6/22/2018 12:49:48 AM
Grandmother in El Salvador prays for detained granddaughter

Grandmother in El Salvador prays for detained granddaughter

Ana Henriquez prays that her six-year-old granddaughter will soon be reunited with her mother, even if it means that they are both deported back to El Salvador.
6/22/2018 12:45:05 AM
Russia ’18: Football enthusiasts live it up at Qatar fan zones

Russia ’18: Football enthusiasts live it up at Qatar fan zones

Football fan zones at various locations in Doha continue to attract a large number of residents and visitors who enjoy the live preview of the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches.
6/22/2018 12:36:19 AM
Govt hits US goods with higher duties in tariff row

Govt hits US goods with higher duties in tariff row

India, the world’s biggest buyer of US almonds, raised import duties on the commodity by 20%, a government order said, joining the European Union and China in retaliating against President Donald Trump’s tariff hikes on steel and aluminium.
6/22/2018 12:31:51 AM
PM using yoga for political advantage: Congress

PM using yoga for political advantage: Congress

The Congress yesterday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not practising yoga with the right intention and only promoting it for political advantage.
6/22/2018 12:30:48 AM
Most Russians want Putin to serve past 2024

Most Russians want Putin to serve past 2024

More than half of Russians want President Vladimir Putin to continue serving in the post after his current six-year term finishes in 2024, the country’s largest independent pollster revealed this week.
6/22/2018 12:27:11 AM
Merkel plan must not come at expense of taxpayer: CSU

Merkel plan must not come at expense of taxpayer: CSU

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan to enlist other EU countries to take back migrants so that German borders can remain open must not come at the expense of the German taxpayer, a leading member of her conservatives’ Bavarian sister party said yesterday.
6/22/2018 12:26:01 AM
EU draft accord dropped amid migrant policy row

EU draft accord dropped amid migrant policy row

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said yesterday that a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe.
6/22/2018 12:24:39 AM
New Zealand PM gives birth to healthy baby girl

New Zealand PM gives birth to healthy baby girl

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital yesterday, becoming only the second world leader to do so while in office.
6/22/2018 12:19:10 AM
Indonesia questions captain of sunken ferry, widens search

Indonesia questions captain of sunken ferry, widens search

Indonesian police yesterday questioned the captain of a ferry that sank without trace in a volcanic lake in Sumatra this week, warning that a criminal investigation could be launched over a disaster that has left at least 192 people missing.
6/22/2018 12:17:53 AM
China, Nepal sign 14 deals, including one on rail

China, Nepal sign 14 deals, including one on rail

China and Nepal yesterday signed 14 agreements, including one on railway construction in the Himalayan nation, following a meeting between visiting Nepali Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang.
6/22/2018 12:12:11 AM
Haley slams human rights groups

Haley slams human rights groups

US ambassador Nikki Haley has accused human rights groups of thwarting a US push for changes to the UN Human Rights Council and contributing to Washington’s decision to quit the body.
6/22/2018 12:08:20 AM
Trump orders reunion of families split up at border

Trump orders reunion of families split up at border

President Donald Trump said yesterday that he has directed federal agencies to begin reuniting children and parents separated at the US-Mexico border after entering the country illegally, a first step to implementing his executive order reversing ...
6/22/2018 12:07:01 AM
FM meets EU official

FM meets EU official

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Thursday met in Brussels with Federica Mogherini ...
6/22/2018 12:00:48 AM
Amir, senior US officials discuss bilateral relations, Middle East peace plan

Amir, senior US officials discuss bilateral relations, Middle East peace plan

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met with Senior Adviser to the President of the United States Jared Kushner and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt ...
6/21/2018 11:56:06 PM
Arab dismay — and jokes — after mass World Cup exit

Arab dismay — and jokes — after mass World Cup exit

No-one expected Egypt, Morocco or Saudi Arabia to win the World Cup but for all three to crash out on the same day was a disaster for Arab football.
6/21/2018 11:47:32 PM
Minister discusses economic ties with senior US officials

Minister discusses economic ties with senior US officials

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani on Thursday held a series of meetings with US officials and discussed relations between Qatar and the United States ...
6/21/2018 11:25:36 PM
Australia’s Van Marwijk says ‘last part of puzzle’ missing at World Cup

Australia’s Van Marwijk says ‘last part of puzzle’ missing at World Cup

Disappointed coach Bert van Marwijk said Australia have to find “the last part of the puzzle” if they are to stay in the World Cup after a 1-1 draw with Denmark yesterday.
6/21/2018 11:24:26 PM
Qatar takes stadium workers to Russia World Cup

Qatar takes stadium workers to Russia World Cup

A Ghanaian worker helping to build the Qatar 2022 World Cup had the trip of a lifetime when he was taken to the opening match of the tournament in Russia.
6/21/2018 11:20:32 PM
Argentina, Messi on brink of World Cup exit after Croatia drubbing

Argentina, Messi on brink of World Cup exit after Croatia drubbing

Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday.
6/21/2018 11:03:24 PM
Finch, Marsh hit tons before England fight back

Finch, Marsh hit tons before England fight back

Australia’s Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh both hit hundreds before England fought back to hold the world champions to 310 for eight in the fourth one-day international at Chester-le-Street yesterday.
6/21/2018 10:56:32 PM
60th Ascot win for Dettori; al-Attiyah’s Baghdad triumphs

60th Ascot win for Dettori; al-Attiyah’s Baghdad triumphs

Mohamed bin Hamad Khalifa al-Attiyah’s Baghdad capped the day’s proceedings with a thrilling victory in the King George V Stakes Handicap, even as Frankie Dettori rode his 60th Royal Ascot winner yesterday.
6/21/2018 10:55:24 PM
From reserves to World Cup, Nigeria keeper comes of age

From reserves to World Cup, Nigeria keeper comes of age

Even as part of the youngest side at the World Cup in Russia, Nigerian goalkeeper Francis Uzoho stands out as a novice in international football.
6/21/2018 10:48:25 PM