Sane double secures Champions League top spot for Man City

Manchester City survived a sloppy start to secure top spot in Champions League Group F by coming from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1 thanks to Leroy Sane's double on Wednesday. Andrej Kramaric's penalty put the Germans deservedly in front on 16 minutes as another much-changed City side struggled to get up to speed. However, Pep... Continue Reading →

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Pope removes two cardinals hit by sex scandals from group of close advisers

Pope Francis has removed from his group of close advisers two cardinals hit by sexual abuse scandals, including his economy minister, Australian George Pell, the Vatican said on Wednesday. Pell has taken an indefinite leave of absence from his job as head of the Secretariat for the Economy, one of the most powerful posts in... Continue Reading →

Trump ex-lawyer Cohen given 3 years in prison, blames ‘blind loyalty’

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election and financial crimes, posing potential legal and political risks to Trump. In the courtroom, Cohen told U.S. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan... Continue Reading →

“Aware of atrocities” – Twitter CEO responds to critics of Myanmar tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday said he was "aware of the human rights atrocities and suffering in Myanmar," responding to criticism over his tweets about his meditation retreat in the country that did not mention the plight of Rohingya Muslims. More than 730,000 Rohingya fled a sweeping army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state in... Continue Reading →

Police sound “all clear” after bomb threat at Facebook’s Silicon Valley campus

A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc, police said, but gave the "all clear" after an hours-long search turned up no sign of a device. The New York Police Department had received an anonymous tip about a bomb threat regarding Facebook's campus in... Continue Reading →

Police operation underway near Strasbourg cathedral following shooting

A police operation was underway early on Wednesday around Strasbourg cathedral near where a gunman killed three people and wounded a dozen others on Tuesday evening. A Reuters reporter saw police officers securing a zone close to the site of the northern city's Christmas market. The gunman, who is believed to have been injured by... Continue Reading →

Gunman kills three people in French Christmas market, flees

A gunman on a security watch list killed three people and wounded a dozen others near the picturesque Christmas market in the historic French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before fleeing. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said the shooter had evaded a police dragnet and was on the run, raising concerns of a follow-up attack.... Continue Reading →

On Iraq’s border with Syria, Iran-backed militia warily eye U.S. forces

From a desert hillside guarded by Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitaries, commander Qasim Muslih can spot Islamic State hideouts across the frontier in Syria. But he also keeps a wary eye on U.S. warplanes soaring overhead. "The Americans are spying on us," he said, squinting skywards. "But we can hold the borders. We'll fight whoever lays a... Continue Reading →

Infertility in Men

Infertility is the inability of a couple to conceive after a year of regular and unprotected intercourse. We have the primary and secondary fertility. Primary: Person has never achieved conception before. Secondary: Person fails to achieve conception after previous success. 40% - 50% of male infertily is Idiopathic. 30% - 40% are due to disorders... Continue Reading →

More About BeetRoot

The beetroot is the taproot portion of the beet plant, usually known in North America as the beet and also known as the table beet, garden beet, red beet, or golden beet. It is one of several of the cultivated varieties of Beta vulgaris grown for their edible taproots and their leaves (called beet greens).... Continue Reading →

City sign USA keeper Steffen from Columbus Crew

Manchester City signed United States goalkeeper Zack Steffen from Columbus Crew on Tuesday. Steffen agreed a four-year contract with the Premier League champions and will move to Manchester in July as back-up to City's first-choice keeper Ederson. The 23-year-old will remain with Columbus for the early stages of their 2019 MLS Eastern Conference campaign, which... Continue Reading →

Huawei CFO back in court as Canadian said to be detained in China.

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China, two sources said on Tuesday, just hours before a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co returned to a packed Vancouver courtroom for a bail hearing that has angered Beijing. It was not immediately clear if the two cases were related, but Canadian analysts... Continue Reading →

U.S. discusses Iran sanctions with Iraq, Baghdad hurt by curbs on Iranian gas imports

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he discussed sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials as Washington pressures Baghdad to stop importing Iranian gas that is crucial for its power grid. "Sanctions were mentioned, they're a reality, they're there," Perry told reporters in Baghdad after meeting Iraq's oil and electricity ministers, without providing... Continue Reading →

U.S. Senate to consider resolution condemning Saudi crown prince

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would introduce as soon as Tuesday a joint resolution condemning Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which could force President Donald Trump to decide whether to sign or veto. Republican Senator Bob Corker said he expected the... Continue Reading →

Trump, top Democrats openly spar in Oval Office over border wall

U.S. President Donald Trump openly fought with the top two Democratic lawmakers at an Oval Office meeting on Tuesday about government funding, throwing into question whether a deal was possible ahead of a deadline later this month. In a remarkable public argument, the likes of which is seldom seen before cameras, Trump bickered with U.S.... Continue Reading →

Five dead, four wounded in shooting at Catholic cathedral in Brazil

A gunman entered a Catholic cathedral in the Brazilian city of Campinas on Tuesday and fatally shot four people attending midday mass before killing himself at the altar, fire department officials said. Four elderly people were seriously wounded by the man, who began shooting at the congregation with two guns, according to a spokesman with... Continue Reading →

Canadian court weighs bail for jailed CFO of China’s Huawei

A Canadian provincial court weighing whether to grant bail to a top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], who is facing possible extradition to the United States, adjourned on Monday without deciding her fate. U.S. prosecutors want Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to be extradited to face accusations she misled multinational banks about... Continue Reading →

London’s Crossrail gets more money but faces further delay

London's Crossrail project will receive as much as 1.7 billion pounds in additional public funding to complete the delayed line that will link the Canary Wharf financial district to Heathrow airport. However, the opening of the new line could be delayed further beyond the tentative date of autumn 2019. Problems with the 15-billion-pound flagship project... Continue Reading →

Spurs face make-or-break Barcelona clash

Tottenham are sitting pretty in the Premier League but face a potentially season-defining match against Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday. Mauricio Pochettino's men have amassed 36 points from 16 Premier League matches, with 12 wins, leaving them in third place behind Liverpool and Manchester City. That they have managed that despite playing in... Continue Reading →

Paris cleans up as Macron prepares to respond to ‘yellow vest’ riots

Workers in Paris swept up broken glass and towed away burnt-out cars on Sunday after the latest "yellow vest" riots, while the government warned of slower economic growth and said that President Emmanuel Macron would address the nation this week. On Saturday, anti-government protesters wrecked havoc in the city for the fourth weekend in a... Continue Reading →

Sterling accuses newspapers of fuelling racism

Raheem Sterling has accused British newspapers of helping to "fuel racism" with the way they portray young black footballers after he suffered alleged abuse during Manchester City's defeat at Chelsea. Chelsea and the police are investigating the incident at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, which was highlighted on social media. Sterling, 24, posted on Instagram on... Continue Reading →

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