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Oxfam orders investigation into sexual misconduct claims, pledges 'justice'

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has resigned from his role as Oxfam ambassador, and Oxfam deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence resigned early this week. "We are going to create a vetting system", Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, told the BBC.

BMW X4 arrives in July, priced from $50450

A 10.25-inch touchscreen can be had along with a head-up display and three-zone climate control. The most efficient is the X4 xDrive20d, powered by a 190PS diesel engine. The figure rises to £55,315 for the range-topping X4 M40d trim. It will carry a price tag of $50,450. Wheel sizes range from 19-21 inches. BMW is also including the Active Guard technology, which includes Frontal Collison Warning, Automatic City Collision Mitigation and Braking including Daytime Pedestrian Detection, ...

Morocco Lift CHAN Trophy, Pocket $1.25million

As expected, the captain of the Super Eagles home-based team, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, can not make it for Sunday's final having injured his knee in the semifinal game against Sudan. "It surprised me to see the players survive the remaining minutes of the game against Sudan after been reduced to 10 men with Ifeanyi ifeanyi sent off in the 59th minute".

Even one cigarette per day increases the risk of stroke by 30%

According to scientists at the University of CT, a brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products. Research like this is important, but this lab study only looked at the effects of e-cigarette smoke on cells and on mice, which means it's not possible to draw any conclusions from this about how e-cigarettes might affect people in real life.

Live updates on the Karnataka bandh over Mahadayi dispute

Vatal Nagaraj, who heads "Kannada Okoota", an umbrella organisation of Kannada bodies, visited different parts of the city on Thursday morning and claimed the bandh was "total" across the state and thanked public and organisations for cooperation.

EC recommends disqualification of MLAs in 'office of profit' case

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal , who led his party to an emphatic win securing 67 of the 70 assembly seats in 2015 could not have inducted more than 7 ministers in his Government. Parliamentary Secretaries assist ministers with their work. "The Chief Election Commission gave enough time to these MLAs to explain their position on the issue and hearing on the matter went on for almost two years", he said.

Delhi government orders probe into Bawana warehouse fire, announces ex-gratia

The blaze started in the basement of a three-storey plastic manufacturing facility in the Bawana industrial area on the northern edge of New Delhi , which officials suspect was also used to store fireworks. The fire was reported in Sector 5 of Bawana Industrial area. The Delhi government has ordered an inquiry into the blaze. My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives.

Markey, Senate Dems plan to force net neutrality vote

As of now, the resolution has support of all 49 Democratic senators along with the support of one Republican: Susan Collins of Maine. Democrats need to convince just one more Republican to join the effort in the Senate. "Today's discussion reinforces that a free and open internet is essential to Vermont's economy, as well as the free flow of ideas, creativity, and participatory democracy", said Rep.

State Dept. Issues New Travel Advisory Threat Levels

The advisory further goes on adding U.S. employees are mandated to take special authorization from USA consulate general offices before traveling to states with Naxalite activity or the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Manipur, reported India Today.

Millie Bobby Brown Will Star as Sherlock's Sister in ENOLA HOLMES

Millie will be starring in the movie series based on the mystery novel series Enola Holmes , which is authored by Nancy Springer . Springer's books also borrow several characters from Arthur Conan Doyle's original novels, and even have Sherlock himself trying to track Enola down.

Urgent appeal for blood donors in Corby

More than 150 blood drives have already been cancelled this year causing over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. As members of the American Red Cross start the new year, they unfortunately face a hard time for blood collections during the challenging winter months.

World Health Organization to classify video game addiction as mental illness

The disorder is characterised by "impaired control" with increasing priority given to gaming and "escalation", despite "negative consequences". According to the marketing group NPD, video game console spending in the U.S.is up 27 percent from past year, up to $1.9 billion.

Influenza now "prevalent" in New York State, state health commissioner says

According to the CDC, previous year in 2016, only 41.6 percent of people in Louisiana got a flu vaccine. Flu cases in Australia during the 2017 southern hemisphere winter resulted in record-high numbers of lab-confirmed hospitalisations and deaths, Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, wrote recently in the New England Journal of Medicine .

Who Is Trent Franks' Wife Josephine Franks? Congressman Resigns Amid Misconduct Rumors

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) also is under investigation, the House Ethics Committee announced Thursday evening. Andrea Lafferty, president of the Traditional Values Coalition, told CNN that the accuser - a former aide whom she did not name - said that she was asked to look over a contract to carry Franks' child.

Man charged with hiding death of missing N Carolina girl

Kimrey removed the girl's body from the place where she died and knew her death was not natural, according to arrest warrants. Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are no longer looking to find a missing little girl; they're trying to recover her body.

Dem leaders scrap meeting with Trump after 'Chuck and Nancy' tweet

The White House welcomed the vote as "an important step toward passing historic tax relief", predicting agreement by the end of the year. He's been fanning the NFL-anthem issue throughout the fall football season. Trump's broadsides may seem random but they serve the president well on another front, by energizing his core supporters with darts that are sure to delight.

How Super Eagles Escaped Nightmare World Cup Draw in Russian Federation

They met in the final Group H match at the 1998 World Cup in France, and with qualification assured, a 36th-minute victor by defender Mauricio Pineda was enough for the South Americans to top the group. After Argentina it will play Croatia and Nigeria , two other hard teams. "Anyway, we should be able to make it to the round of 16". Group B sees 2010 winners Spain and current European champions Portugal drawn with Morocco and Iran, who are managed by Portuguese Carlos Queiroz.

Record-breaking heat wave hits western U.S. for Thanksgiving

The weather service said the record high for the day in Fresno is 77 set in 1980. The San Francisco/Monterey weather office said conditions were also warm for this time of year across its region, especially south of San Francisco Bay, with many highs in the 80s and 70s.

Cruises to Cuba Continue Despite US Warnings

He spoke Tuesday after the US government expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats to protest its failure to protect Americans from the unexplained attacks. Rodriguez had met with U.S. The AP reported Monday that USA intelligence agents working at the embassy under diplomatic cover were among the first and most severely affected victims of the attacks, which began shortly after President Donald Trump's election in November.

Cowboys have highest value in National Football League, according to Forbes

Despite a Super Bowl hangover that the Carolina Panthers couldn't quite shake last season, the team's net worth has surged to $2.3 billion. This year marks the 11th straight year that the Cowboy's are the NFL's most valued franchise.

Manchester City Target Admits That Premier League Move Interests Him

Although he has been used deeper this year, he is able to be just as creative, while allowing City to field Aguero , Jesus, Sterling and others ahead of him to pull apart teams with his clever passing. He has only lost two out of eleven games while in charge of Hull City and Watford . Spanish manager Guardiola was delighted by his side's positive approach, saying: "We did not play back".

Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy?

Different doctors might have contradictory opinions; while some recommend avoiding alcohol completely, others are a bit more lenient. Last year Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer, issued fresh guidance on alcohol, saying: "Although the risk of harm to the baby is low if [mothers] have drunk small amounts of alcohol before becoming aware of the pregnancy, there is no "safe" level of alcohol to drink when you are pregnant".

Modi visits Shwedagon pagoda in Myanmar

Modi, in his statement, stressed on scaling up security cooperation, saying that being neighbours, the two countries have similar security concerns. Accusing Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar's of disgracing noble prize, AIP chief and MLA Lagate Er Rasheed Thursday ridiculed her claim that "Myanmar is facing the same situation what India is facing in Kashmir".

KEELY TURNER: Taylor Swift has had her fair share of famous feuds

I just signed up for Twitter and I'm watching you, Taylor! They're at the centre of a massive feud that's got everyone in tinsel town talking, but believe it or not, there was once a tie when Kim Kardashian openly admitted she's a fan of Taylor Swift .

Another Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Press release courtesy of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit . "The actual times that these cases would have been bitten by the mosquito that transmitted the disease would have been as much as five weeks ago". The risk to humans generally runs July 1 through mid-October or until the first frost, Lynch said. People should minimize the time they spend outdoors at dusk and dawn, district officials said, and protect skin and indoor areas from mosquitoes.

United Nations imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea

This year, Pyongyang was estimated to earn $251 million from iron and iron ore exports, $113 million from lead and lead ore exports, and $295 million from fish and seafood exports, the diplomat said. It would also give a green light for the committee to designate specific vessels that are breaking sanctions from entering ports all over the world, and to work with INTERPOL to enforce travel bans on North Koreans on the sanctions blacklist.

Charlie Gard: Parents and GOSH in stalemate over end of life care

Great Ormond Street Hospital said it was not practical to provide life-support treatment for days at the couple's home. Mr Justice Francis said he had been hoping for consensus. Francis says the parents now accept that the only options for their son "are the hospital or the hospice", and called it a "very, very sad conclusion".

West Nile virus discovered in New Orleans

IL public health director Nirav Shah says recent floodwaters in northern IL may produce mosquitoes but those don't carry West Nile virus. The recent flooding in Lake County can create "ideal conditions" for mosquitoes to breed, including the presence of standing water and hot weather, said Mark Pfister, the Lake County Health Department's executive director.

Ranbir Kapoor photographed promoting Jagga Jasoos at a theatre

Jagga Jasoos film grabbed the attention of the audience ( Especially Kids) with trailer and songs. Basu retweeted the "Pink" star's post. In total, the film has released to 2500 screens worldwide. Anurag Basu's directorial is also being compared to his last film Barfi , given some uncanny similarities in the texture and feel of both the films.

Jaguar introduces E-Pace with record barrel roll

No, it's not an electric vehicle ─ that is the I-Pace. Glad you asked. These are the facts, including the price , performance figures, dimensions, Carbon dioxide emissions and technical specs. As for the E-Pace, it is just what the populace wanted in the first place. "With the E-Pace, our aim was to develop a Jaguar SUV that feels and responds with the character of any of our rear-wheel drive vehicles", chief engineer of vehicle integrity Mike Cross said.