• Holocaust survivor wins Israel airline case over gender bias
Holocaust survivor wins Israel airline case over gender bias

Renee Rabinowitz sued El Al after she was moved on a 2015 flight from NY to Tel Aviv , and the case made her an icon for women's rights. Cohen-Lekah also ruled that the airline must declare that it is forbidden for a crew member to ask a passenger to change seats at the request of another passenger based on gender.

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  • Trump wants Jets owner, former Dodgers co-owner as US envoys
Trump wants Jets owner, former Dodgers co-owner as US envoys

Johnson has owned the Jets since 2000, and served more than 30 years as chairman and CEO of private asset-management firm The Johnson Group in NY. The Senate still must confirm Johnson, which seems likely, at which point he presumably will relocate to London.

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  • Sheriff: Inmates who helped deputy to get shorter sentences
Sheriff: Inmates who helped deputy to get shorter sentences

One of the inmates used the guard's phone to call 911. Some of the inmates immediately ran over, ripped the deputy's shirt open and removed his bulletproof vest to make it easier for emergency workers to perform CPR. These inmates are not violent offenders. Their offenses ranged from probation violations to minor drug crimes. The officer had told t...

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  • Thurston ruled out for NRL season
Thurston ruled out for NRL season

Channel Seven is claiming the champion halfback requires surgery to fix his injured shoulder. Thurston told a press conference in Townsville he had originally thought the injury was just a cork, before scans on Thursday revealed the worst.

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  • Power tariffs will not rise with GST, says Piyush Goyal
Power tariffs will not rise with GST, says Piyush Goyal

He said the revenue collections have grown 9.4 percent, 16 percent and 17 percent in the first three years of the Modi regime and GST will help the trend continue. According to accountants and business leaders, the tight schedule is hard for companies to meet. The Goods and Services Tax (GST), the biggest tax reform since Independence will be...

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  • Macron wins large majority in French parliament
Macron wins large majority in French parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron's party and its allies have secured a powerful mandate after winning a commanding majority in the country's parliamentary election, according to official results. The far-right party National Front won 8 seats - up from two in the outgoing Assembly - including one for its leader, Marine Le Pen . Philippot, seen...

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  • Indian soldiers killed in Pak BAT strike along LoC in Poonch
Indian soldiers killed in Pak BAT strike along LoC in Poonch

In the firefight, two Indian soldiers were killed. The two soldiers were killed when BAT fired upon a patrolling party, army officials said. Jammu: The Pakistan troops on Thursday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • Rams and Chargers to hold joint practices in training camp
Rams and Chargers to hold joint practices in training camp

Costa Mesa will host the newly relocated Chargers at Jack Hammett Sports Complex beginning July 30, which will be the first of 13 practices open to the public. The practice at LeBard Stadium will be a special night practice which starts at 6:00 p.m. Monday, July 31 - 3 p.m. Below are the dates when the Rams training camp practices will be open ...

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  • J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara's Keran sector, 2 terrorists killed
J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara's Keran sector, 2 terrorists killed

The militant was killed in Keran sector, over 150 km from Srinagar , when militants were intercepted by Army in the forest area late Wednesday. Confirming the incident, Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said, "a major infiltration bid from across the LoC was foiled by the Army troops in Keran sector today (Thursday) evening".

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  • UK PM Theresa May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit
UK PM Theresa May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

The Prime Minister has insisted that despite Brexit negotiations now underway the rest of Government business will not be put on hold. "As we have said, both parties are committed to strengthening the Union, combating terrorism, delivering Brexit and delivering prosperity across the whole United Kingdom".

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  • Man arrested after driving motorcycle through crowd of Trumpcare protesters
Man arrested after driving motorcycle through crowd of Trumpcare protesters

Police draw their guns on a man who attempted to hit healthcare activists who were blocking a street while staging a die-in as the protested the Trumpcare bill on June 21, 2017 in San Francisco , California. The suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody, but the charges have not been determined. "You guys were blocking the int...

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  • Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia to tighten noose on IS allied terrorists
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia to tighten noose on IS allied terrorists

Many worry that the siege in Marawi could draw in the returning jihadis. It took place as Philippine troops continue to battle with about 500 IS militants, including 40 Indonesian, Malaysian and Middle Eastern terrorists, that overran a southern Philippine city of Marawi since May 23, killing almost 400 people and forcing more than 200,000 reside...

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  • Ritz-Carlton to Start Luxury Cruise Brand
Ritz-Carlton to Start Luxury Cruise Brand

Ritz-Carlton has announced its plans to enter the cruise market with the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, a small fleet of custom-built boats that aims to give jetsetters a unique yachting-meets-resort experience. Barths. The yacht will also feature two 138 square-meter lavish duplex penthouse suites, with modern craftsmanship and inte...

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Open gamescom 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Open gamescom 2017

Despite Merkel's apparent lack of interest in video games (seriously, I Googled everything I could think of in a bid to make this story a bit more interesting), her attendance shouldn't really come as much of a surprise: Gamescom, which runs from the 22nd to the 26th August this year, is the biggest gaming event in the world.

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  • Body found in Arlington landfill is missing Bedford teen
Body found in Arlington landfill is missing Bedford teen

Her cause of death has not been released. At the time, they said they had no reason to believe she was in danger and were treating the case as a "missing runaway". A GoFundMe was set up for the family by a friend. Thursday night, more than 100 friends and classmates gathered at Central Junior High, where she was a seventh grader.

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  • Oregon Decides Roadkill Can Be Harvested to Eat
Oregon Decides Roadkill Can Be Harvested to Eat

Before June, eating certain animals struck and killed by a vehicle was illegal. The law instructs the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt rules for the issuance of wildlife salvage permits to anyone who wants to "recover, possess, use or transport, for the goal of salvaging game meat for human consumption, deer or elk that have been acci...

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  • York Region police officer again charged for sex assault
York Region police officer again charged for sex assault

Von Seefried had been a uniformed patrol constable with the force since 2006. The officer was then arrested on Thursday following an investigation by the SIU. Pattenden says a Professional Standards Bureau investigation remains ongoing. The SIU says that it was contacted by the York Regional Police on November 2 concerning "complaints of a sexu...

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  • Texas woman undergoes plastic surgery to look like Melania Trump
Texas woman undergoes plastic surgery to look like Melania Trump

Now they have a new idol. Sierra said she wants to resemble the first lady she knows she is on the inside. In addition to discussing the Melania makeover, Dr. A number of his patients want to look like Melania's stepdaughter, Ivanka Trump . Sierra has already had Botox and fillers injected into her face.

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  • Saudi blockade vexes Qatar's $200 billion World Cup projects
Saudi blockade vexes Qatar's $200 billion World Cup projects

Trump on Tuesday backed the regional efforts to isolate Qatar, supporting the Saudi regime and its allies and suggesting the key USA ally - home to the largest American airbase in the Middle East - has been funding "extremism". "Such a "Trumpification" of relations in a region already susceptible to crises is particularly unsafe", Gabriel said. ...

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  • Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald
Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

In the past week, almost 300 daily high temperature records have been broken across the country, and more will likely be broken before the heat wave's over. Throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, high temperatures are expected to range between 90 and 105 degrees across most inland areas with locally hotter temperatures possible.

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