Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Home World Page 4

World

At Least 99 Dead After Consuming Toxic Alcohol In India

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — At least 99 people have died and scores have been hospitalised in northern India after drinking toxic alcohol, triggering a crackdown against bootleggers, officials...

Shaggy, Sting Win Reggae Grammy

Jamaica Observer:-  The best-selling reggae album of 2018, has won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. Sting and Shaggy's 44/876 were declared winners yesterday afternoon during the Grammy Premiere Ceremony...

Prince Philip, 97, Gives Up Driver’s License After Crash

Toronto Sun:-  Prince Philip has decided to stop driving at the age of 97, less than a month after he was involved in a collision that left two women injured,...

Hawaii Considers Raising Legal Smoking Age To 100 Years Old

Sky News:-  Hawaii is considering raising the minimum age to legally buy cigarettes to 100 years old. The proposed law would effectively amount to a cigarette ban on the US island...

US: Woman Goes Ballistic After Eatery Runs Out Of Beef Patties

New York Post:-  She certainly had a beef! A woman flew into a rage when she learned that a Bronx restaurant had no more beef patties in stock — prompting her...

British Rapper Dies In Taxi Crash

Sky News:-  British rapper Cadet has died in a car crash while on his way to a gig at Keele University. The 28-year-old music star, real name Blaine Cameron Johnson, was...

President Trump ‘In Very Good Health’

BBC:-  US President Donald Trump is "in very good health", the White House doctor said after a four-hour physical examination. Sean Conley added: "I anticipate he will remain so for the...

People In US Hospitals After ‘Boiling Water Challenge’ Goes Wrong

Sky News:-  Americans have been warned to stop trying the "boiling water challenge" after several cases of people being burned. With large parts of the US hit by a deep freeze...

Thailand’s King Condemns Bid By Sister To Become PM

BBC:-  Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has denounced as "inappropriate" his sister's unprecedented bid to run for prime minister in March's election. In a palace statement, he said such an act would "defy...

Former Nuns Share Stories Of Sex Abuse

BBC:-  A day after Pope Francis publicly admitted for the first time that clerics had sexually abused nuns, promising to tackle the issue that was "still going on" within the...