The bearded 31-year-old argued heatedly with the chair umpire on court over a mark in the clay next to the line but failed to convince the official to overturn the call. Later in the set, he was docked a point for a second code of conduct violation after again spitting and arguing with the chair umpire. Serving at 5-1 down in the third set, Paire made two seemingly deliberate wild double-faults to lose the match, tapping his last serve well wide while a ball-kid was still on the court retrieving his previous serve.
"Our federation will be on road to fight the military regime together with the people," the All Burma Federation of Student Unions posted on social media late Thursday.Police broke up rallies with tear gas and gunfire in several cities across Myanmar on Thursday, as protesters returned to the streets after the United Nations said 38 people had been killed on Wednesday in the bloodiest day of protests up to now. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet demanded the security forces halt what she called their "vicious crackdown on peaceful protesters."
An already challenging life combining full-time work as a doctor with mothering two autistic sons was turned upside down for Meenakshi Mourya when the pandemic hit India. For almost a month as cases spiked last year, Mourya said she could not spend time with her children as she worked long and gruelling hours treating a flood of patients. "I was so emotionally down at that time...patients were dying in front of me," she said, visibly emotional as she spoke to Reuters in the home she shares with her husband, also a doctor, and their four and nine-year olds, who need help to eat and find it hard to communicate.
An unidentified male exposed himself during an impromptu Instagram live session hosted by Bebe Rexha on the afternoon of March 4 around 2 p.m. PT, forcing the artist to shut down the livestream. Rexha, who releases a new song, “Sacrifice,” on streaming services tonight, often appears on the IG Live platform to talk about her […]
KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Umno supreme council member Datuk Mohd Puad Zarkashi has removed his February 9 Facebook post which was cited in a defamation lawsuit against him by Prime Minister Tan Sri...
Mar.04 -- Baidu Inc. has secured approval from the Hong Kong stock exchange for a second listing in the city, according to people familiar with the matter. The Nasdaq-listed Chinese search engine giant plans to launch its share sale as soon as next week, the people said. Julia Fioretti reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
A prototype of SpaceX's unmanned rocket Starship exploded on Wednesday, the third time a test flight ended in flames.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Deputy Education Minister Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon said an investigation will be carried out over claims that Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) History Paper was leaked if they...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — The current interstate travel ban may be lifted as early as March 18 if Malaysia’s Covid-19 infection numbers dwindle to manageable levels, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr...
LeBron James chose Giannis Antetokounmpo to spearhead his NBA All-Star Game line-up on Thursday as rival captain Kevin Durant opted for Brooklyn team-mate Kyrie Irving with his top pick.
The last man facing a non-capital charge in the fatal 2019 Orchard Towers brawl was jailed four years and nine months and given 12 strokes of the cane
Granite Point Mortgage Trust (GPMT) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 13.79% and 5.30%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Tsunami warnings were issued for large stretches of New Zealand’s northeast coastline on March 5 after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands, about 600 miles northeast of New Zealand’s North Island.Video taken by Brent Wall on the Karikari Peninsula in Northland shows evacuees on higher ground.Early on Friday afternoon, New Zealand authorities advised that the most significant wave activity had passed, and allowed evacuees to return. Credit: Brent Wall via Storyful
Josh Humiston, who represented clients ranging from Dionne Warwick to Judas Priest as an agent and partner at Agency for the Performing Arts, died Wednesday at age 48. The cause of death was a stroke. “All of us are devastated for the loss of our dear friend, colleague and partner, Josh Humiston,” said Jim Gosnell, […]
It has been almost 50 years but Beatriz Bataszew vividly remembers the abuse she suffered under Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's regime.
Pope Francis starts a historic trip to war-battered Iraq on Friday, defying security fears and the pandemic to comfort one of the world's oldest and most persecuted Christian communities.
In New Jersey, at a timber farm turned shelter for women who have suffered domestic violence, Gloria's struggles, like those of many abuse victims, have worsened with the coronavirus pandemic.
When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle headed to California in search of a sunny and glamorous new life, they probably didn't expect so much of their first year would be spent stuck at home.
Kadmon Holdings, Inc. (KDMN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and 37.89%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
When Cathy Tobias began tying a ribbon to a rope for each Covid-19 death in Florida, she had no idea her entire patio would end up being draped in color.