New Zealand v England: second Test, day three – live! | Sport

11.18pm GMT23:18 41st over: England 117–2 (Burns 59, Root 40) Burns and Root watch Santner carefully. I think they sense danger. Just a couple of singles, and the morning moves on still England haven’t lost a wicket. 11.14pm GMT23:14 40th over: England 115–2 (Burns 59, Root 40) Wagner storms in, his eighth over on the […]

Black Friday shoppers stay away from stores, make $7 billion-plus splurge online

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. shoppers made more purchases online on Black Friday than in the mall – hurting traffic and sales at brick-and-mortar stores, according to data that offered a glimpse into what is still one of the busiest shopping days of the year. People walk through the King of Prussia mall, one of the […]

Typhoon Haiyan Killed Thousands Of People In The Philippines. Its Survivors Want Justice.

TACLOBAN, The Philippines — When the winds blow this strong, the rain stings like needles, scraps of wood cut through flesh like bullets, and corrugated metal sheets slice like knives. On that morning in November 2013, the wind churned the ocean into a mountain of water and pushed it onto the city. Survivors remember the […]

Biden launches eight-day Iowa ‘barnstorm’ amid flagging poll numbers | US news

Joe Biden has embarked upon an eight-day tour across Iowa as the former US vice-president attempts to arrest his flagging poll numbers in the key state, which is the first to vote in the race to be the Democratic presidential nominee. Biden started his election blitz on Saturday, telling supporters in a fundraising email that […]

Cabo Verde’s Morna for UNESCO list, Belgium’s Carnival of Aalst to Go? — Global Issues

by A. D. McKenzie (paris) Friday, November 29, 2019 Inter Press Service PARIS, Nov 29 (IPS) – Morna, the haunting, traditional music of Cabo Verde, is slated to join UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List when a committee meets in Bogotá, Colombia, Dec. 9 to 14, to consider submissions from around the world. Made popular by […]

’12 hours of pain’: Montreal man breaks burpee record to honour late brother

TORONTO — A Montreal man has broken the Guinness World Record for most burpees in 12 hours. With a framed photo of his late brother propped up by dumbbells in front of him, Samuel Finn pushed through 5,234 repetitions of the grueling exercise Friday night. The accomplishment (dubbed “Burpees For Ced”) was done in honour […]

Man fighting for his life after car crash in Boisbriand

A 55-year-old man is fighting for his life in a hospital after a car crash in Boisbriand. The accident took place shortly after midnight on Saturday morning on Grande-Allée Blvd. near Lavoisier St. The driver, who was alone in his vehicle, lost control and crashed into a tree. Witnesses informed police officers that the man […]

‘Hero’ Who Ended Terror Rampage Was Convicted Killer

Simon Dawson/Reuters LONDON—A frenzied knife attack by a known terrorist who was let out of prison early on parole was halted by a posse of Londoners that included a convicted killer on day release. The first deadly terror attack in Britain for two years spilled out of a Cambridge University event on rehabilitating ex-cons. A […]