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Bury FC wait on EFL extension as last-minute takeover set to save club from extinction

Debt-ridden Bury FC have asked the English Football League to grant an extension to the deadline set for them to secure funding, which may save them from expulsion from the league, after a late takeover bid was received. Read Full Article at

What Was It Like to Be an Executioner in the Middle Ages?

The image of the hooded executioner is iconic, but it tells us only a small part of the story.

NASA astronaut accused of hacking ex-spouse’s bank account from space

In a highly unexpected example of what it’s now possible to do in space, a NASA astronaut has been accused of breaking into her ex-spouse’s bank accounts while she was on board the International Space Station. Read Full Article at

Germany WRC: Tanak pulls small gap over Neuville

Neuville had chopped 1.3 seconds out of Tanak on the first run of Freisen to trim the Toyota driver’s overall advantage to 1.5s.But he overcooked his entry and stalled into a hairpin on the proceeding Romerstrasse test. He dropped 6.7s to Tanak who won the

Vierge leaves Marc VDS to join Petronas Moto2 team

It marks Vierge's third team change in as many years, the Spanish rider having moved to the Intact GP squad last year from Tech 3 before making the switch to Marc VDS this season in place of MotoGP-bound Joan Mir.Vierge has suffered a tough year at Marc VDS,

Aadhaar-based KYC – Smooth on-boarding awaits MF investors

Customers having Aadhaar can now invest in mutual funds after completing authentication online

Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa

MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique (AP) - A wiry woman, Querida Barequinha intently sorts through the coffee beans laid out on racks to dry in the sun, plucking out any that are cracked or misshapen. «I like growing coffee because it earns cash that goes righ

Epoch Times, pro-Trump Falun Gong news outlet, banned from buying Facebook ads

Pro-Trump Falun Gong site that spread conspiracy theories is barred by Facebook after trying to conceal its tracks

Slowdown in sale of biscuits and cookies: A blip in rural consumption or premiumisation of eatables?

The Rs 35,000 crore biscuit industry has several players, the top most being the Britannia and Parle, which accounts for 70 percent of the industry’s volume and revenues.

Kelly surprised by reckless driving charge

The Nissan driver was caught on the inside of a three-wide situation at Turn 6 on the opening lap of today's 120-kilometre race. Light contact between him and Courtney, who was in the middle, led to Davison being spun on the outside of the corner. That resu

Silverstone MotoGP: Quartararo leads Rossi in FP3

Marc Marquez set the initial pace in the third 45-minute session of the Silverstone weekend on the Honda, going top initially with a 2m00.598s, which he improved to a 2m00.152s on his next tour.He was briefly dislodged from top spot by home hero Cal Crutchlo

Fund the NHS? Jeremy Corybn’s son opens National Hemp Service shop and café

Jeremy Corbyn’s son is opening a hemp shop named after the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). The National Hemp Service will sell all hemp products and is based in Corbyn senior’s Islington North constituency. Read Full Article at

Missed McLaughlin chance a «bitter pill» for Tickford

Tickford star Chaz Mostert charged to a sensational pole at McLaughlin's expense in qualifying, lowering the outright lap record as he relegated the Penske Ford to the outside of the front row.While it was McLaughlin that got the better of the starts for the

Lausitz DTM: Rast beats Green, Muller to pole

Rast had been as low as eighth after making «mistakes» during his first run, but returned to the track to set the best lap of 1m35.241s as he and Muller traded best sector times late on. Muller crossed the line just after Rast and placed third wi

McLaren: F1 rivals overstate impact of tyres

Pirelli’s decision to switch to a thinner-tread tyre specification for 2019 has been one of the major talking points of the season, and has resulted in an ultimately unsuccessful push to return to previous year’s rubber.Ferrari and Red Bull were chief p

MotoGP alters track limits boundary after controversy

It was agreed to make the changes in Friday evening's Safety Commission meeting, after Fabio Quartararo, Valentino Rossi and Takaaki Nakagami all had their best laptimes deleted in FP2.Stewards reviewed video evidence after the session and concluded that Quar

Russian worker narrowly ESCAPES DEATH after 6,000-volt electric shock (VIDEO)

What could have been a tragedy turned into a small miracle when a bundler was electrocuted at a Russian ore dressing facility but survived the shock. The gut-wrenching moment was caught on film. Read Full Article at

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile’ amid rising Gulf tensions

Tehran successfully test-fired a new missile, according to the leader of the elite Revolutionary Guards. The launch comes as Tehran seeks to deter military escalation with the United States in the Persian Gulf. Read Full Article at

As migrant workers decrease, Idaho farmers struggle

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - She was dressed in her best clothes and high heels. The strangers she paid to take her across the border said they would pass her off as a tourist. Instead, she had to brave the desert. Margarita Partida is a former migrant worker wh

Garlic prices soar 55% ahead of winter demand due to supply crunch

In retail, garlic was selling at Rs 200 a kg in Mumbai on Saturday, up 100 per cent from its price about a month ago

MotoGP announces 2020 pre-season testing schedule

MotoGP had cut down the number of pre-season tests from three to two in 2019, and the series will continue with the same programme next year.Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit will hold a three-day test on February 7-9, with Losail International Circui

China frees consulate staff as protesters target lampposts

HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city's pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of «smart lampposts» that raised fear

Disney Legends honor prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Robert Downey Jr. says he had a wild Disneyland ride in his younger days. The «Iron Man» and «Avengers: Endgame» star, among those honored Friday as Disney Legends, said his first visit to the Southern Californi

Tourist may have brought measles to Southern California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles. Public health officials in Los Angeles and Orange counties issued a war

Gold soars 2% after Powell speech, Donald Trump tweets

Jerome Powell#39;s speech prompted a backlash from Trump on Twitter, asking whether the Fed chair was a greater «enemy» than China#39;s leader Xi Jinping.

The Bend Supercars: McLaughlin controls opening race

It was an action-packed opening lap to the 120-kay race, starting with Thomas Randle and Macauley Jones clashing at the first turn at the back end of the field.There was mid-pack drama five corners later, an awkward rub between Rick Kelly and James Courtney s

N. Korea launches 2 more projectiles… Trump says Kim ‘likes testing missiles’

North Korea has reportedly fired two short-range missiles off its eastern coast, marking the seventh missile test since Donald Trump met with Kim Jong-un in June. The US president downplayed the launches as inconsequential. Read Full Article at

Pink slips are coming: No mercy for poor performers at India Inc

Retrenchment decisions are being made quicker as companies fight cost pressures

Moscow vows reciprocal response after US test of previously banned missile. Here’s what it could be

Russia says it won’t sit idle after the US tested a missile that was banned by the INF. As a response, Moscow has an ace up its sleeves and it won’t need to enter into a Cold War-style arms race, military analysts have told RT. Read Full Article at

New Supercars enduro confirmed for 2020

A long-distance race at the new South Australian circuit was first mooted by Supercars back in July, with a view of reinstating a traditional pre-Bathurst hit-out for co-drivers.Those plans have now been realised, Supercars confirming that next year's enduran

Martinez drives in 7 as Red Sox rout Padres 11-0

J.D. Martinez hit two three-run homers and drove in a career-high seven runs

This week in Auto: FM’s measures to give auto a fillip; new launches hit headlines

Here’s a look at all the important news that made headlines during the week

Biden asks town hall ‘what if Obama had been assassinated?’ & internet cringes

Democratic primary frontrunner Joe Biden has raised a nation of eyebrows when he asked an audience to imagine the fallout from Barack Obama’s assassination, comparing the ex-president to Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King. Read Full Article at

Fiddling while world burns: The unbearable pointlessness of G7

As leaders of countries that control 40 percent of the world’s GDP gather at a French resort to discuss economic inequality and other issues they consider pressing, the rest of the world wonders if the G7 still has a purpose. Read Full Article at

The Moneycontrol Show │Investing in NCDs, Direct Tax Code, Market Strategies

Santosh Nair, Editor, Moneycontrol wraps the week#39;s market action as well as shares with us what are market expectations from Budget 2019.

Huawei, evil Chinese & decapitated cat: Bannon serving warmed-over propaganda to Trump & Americans

Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon has faced the «China threat» head-on with a lukewarm propaganda film dramatizing the Huawei case in Canada, hoping to galvanize the American people (and president) for a second Cold War. Read Full Article at RT

Who has edge in potential World Series match-up: Dodgers or Yankees? | MLB WHIPAROUND

The MLB Whip Around crew discusses whether the Dodgers or Yankees would have the advantage in a potential meeting in the Fall Classic.

The Bend Supercars: Mostert denies fuel-starved McLaughlin pole

Light, persistent rain made for tricky conditions throughout Q2 and Q3, however the moisture had little effect on the outright lap times.Instead it was another record-breaking session, McLaughlin the first to go under his own benchmark lap with an eye-waterin

Calhoun hits 3-Run Home Run, Rangers fall 8-3 to White Sox

Texas right-hander Lance Lynn (14-9) allowed seven runs and 11 hits in 5 2/3 innings.
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