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11 February 2019 English News


Rep. Ilhan Omar 'unequivocally' apologizes for 'anti-Semitic' tweet condemned by Democratic leaders
Rep. Ilhan Omar 'unequivocally' apologizes for 'anti-Semitic' tweet condemned by Democratic leaders

USA TODAY, 20:16, 11 February 2019 Monday

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Omar appeared to "traffic in old anti-Semitic tropes about Jews and money."       

Russia plans to test a kill switch that disconnects the country from the internet
Russia plans to test a kill switch that disconnects the country from the internet

TechCrunch, 20:11, 11 February 2019 Monday

As a cyber-defensive measure, the Russian government will reportedly perform a trial run of a measure that would effectively cut the country off...

Pritzker names Lt. Gov. Stratton to lead criminal justice reform initiative
Pritzker names Lt. Gov. Stratton to lead criminal justice reform initiative

America News (Illinois), 18:59, 11 February 2019 Monday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday named Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton to lead a new office that will coordinate the administration’s criminal justice...

Volta às aulas de 2019 é um retorno ao nosso passado ditatorial nas escolas
Volta às aulas de 2019 é um retorno ao nosso passado ditatorial nas escolas

The Intercept, 20:10, 11 February 2019 Monday

Incentivo à militarização das escolas públicas avança – impossível não ver aí uma tentativa de vigilância semelhante a ocorrida entre 1964 e 1985....

Wolves vs
Wolves vs Newcastle LIVE: Stream, score, goals and latest updates from Molineux

The Independent, 17:49, 11 February 2019 Monday

Follow the action as the Magpies go to Molineux in search of much-needed points in their survival fight

Man
Man trafficked twice into UK deported before appointment with lawyer

The Independent, 20:11, 11 February 2019 Monday

'He was really frightened,' says Fay Howard who took him into her home

France invented ‘mystery megaliths’ like Stonehenge that they used as ancient graves
France invented ‘mystery megaliths’ like Stonehenge that they used as ancient graves

The Sun, 20:00, 11 February 2019 Monday

ANCIENT megaliths like Britain’s famous Stonehenge monument were actually invented by the French. That’s according to a new study,...

David Beckham to be honoured with statue at LA Galaxy stadium
David Beckham to be honoured with statue at LA Galaxy stadium

The Sun, 20:04, 11 February 2019 Monday

LA GALAXY will unveil a statue of David Beckham next month to celebrate his huge contribution the MLS side. Beckham left Real Madrid in 2007 to...

UK weather forecast – Sun and 12C HEATWAVE this week before SNOW returns in sub-zero DEEP FREEZE
UK weather forecast – Sun and 12C HEATWAVE this week before SNOW returns in sub-zero DEEP FREEZE

The Sun, 20:06, 11 February 2019 Monday

A HEATWAVE will warm up Britons this week before snow returns leaving the country in a subzero deep freeze. Highs of up to 14C in the south of...

Dad kicks
Dad kicks young son in chest then 'threatens to throw him over shopping centre balcony'

Mirror Online, 19:47, 11 February 2019 Monday

WARNING: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE Fellow shoppers started recording the man, who had two young children with him, after he was allegedly...

"I work for
"I work for YOUR NHS for FREE": Student nurse's furious note to thugs who vandalised her car

Mirror Online, 19:54, 11 February 2019 Monday

The 22-year-old's message prompted other student nurses to speak up about how their cars had been damaged while parked legally near...

First
First MOVEMENT on Earth was made by 'slug-like' creature 2.1 billion years ago

Mirror Online, 20:00, 11 February 2019 Monday

Researchers from the University of Cardiff have discovered evidence of the first signs of movement on Earth

‘Ghost apples’ appear in frozen orchard
‘Ghost apples’ appear in frozen orchard

New York Post, 20:01, 11 February 2019 Monday

Freezing rain this week caused an icy spectacle to form at an orchid near Sparta, Michigan: so-called “ghost apples.” Local resident Andrew...

Justin Verlander trashes MLB’s ‘broken’ free-agent system
Justin Verlander trashes MLB’s ‘broken’ free-agent system

New York Post, 20:08, 11 February 2019 Monday

With major league spring training on the horizon, the free-agent market is still flooded with players looking to find a home — including the two...

Gov. Cuomo to talk SALT with President Trump in Washington
Gov. Cuomo to talk SALT with President Trump in Washington

NY Daily News (America), 19:55, 11 February 2019 Monday

Gov. Cuomo is heading to Washington this week to talk taxes with President Trump. Cuomo will press the commander-in-chief on Tuesday during a D.C....

Lilt is building a machine translation business with humans at the core
Lilt is building a machine translation business with humans at the core

TechCrunch, 20:04, 11 February 2019 Monday

The ability to quickly and automatically translate anything you see using a web service is a powerful one, yet few expect much from it other than a...

Prosecutor challenges sentence of officer who killed Laquan McDonald
Prosecutor challenges sentence of officer who killed Laquan McDonald

NBC, 19:16, 11 February 2019 Monday

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sent to prison for six years and nine months, less than half the 18-year sentence sought by...

Man repeatedly tased by officers at traffic stop in front of family, video shows
Man repeatedly tased by officers at traffic stop in front of family, video shows

NBC, 19:30, 11 February 2019 Monday

"Stop being a big baby," one of the officers told the man after he was tased numerous times.

Woman who encouraged boyfriend's suicide ordered to start sentence immediately
Woman who encouraged boyfriend's suicide ordered to start sentence immediately

NBC, 19:28, 11 February 2019 Monday

Massachusetts Supreme Court had already upheld Carter's 2017 conviction for involuntary manslaughter in Conrad Roy III's death.

West Virginia Republican: LGBTQ people are the ‘modern-day Ku Klux Klan’
West Virginia Republican: LGBTQ people are the ‘modern-day Ku Klux Klan’

America News (Washington DC), 20:06, 11 February 2019 Monday

Del. Eric Porterfield called gay people a "terrorist group" and championed legislation that would have legalized discrimination against LGBTQ...

Kevin Kaufman, longtime Camera editor, dies at 62
Kevin Kaufman, longtime Camera editor, dies at 62

America News (Colorado), 02:42, 11 February 2019 Monday

Kevin Kaufman, who poured his passion into leading the Daily Camera in a variety of pivotal roles for a quarter of a century, died Sunday morning...

Eden Park set for massive weekend of sport hosting Super Smash, A-League and Super Rugby matches
Eden Park set for massive weekend of sport hosting Super Smash, A-League and Super Rugby matches

New Zealand Herald (Sport), 17:46, 11 February 2019 Monday

Eden Park is gearing up for one of its busiest weekends yet.Set to host three first-class sports events this Friday and Saturday, the stadium will...

Mystery solved: The hero who saved swimmers from rip at Brighton beach in Dunedin
Mystery solved: The hero who saved swimmers from rip at Brighton beach in Dunedin

New Zealand Herald (National), 20:42, 11 February 2019 Monday

A man who rushed to help two drunk swimmers stuck in a rip in Dunedin at the weekend has been labelled a hero who prevented a certain drowning.The...

The multi-million dollar 11-year-old school that needs to be rebuilt
The multi-million dollar 11-year-old school that needs to be rebuilt

New Zealand Herald (National), 20:45, 11 February 2019 Monday

A South Otago community has been left "stunned'' by the news its 11-year-old school is to be rebuilt from scratch.Vaunted at its opening in...