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UK Jewish leader urges apology over Labour anti-Semitism

UK Jewish leader urges apology over Labour anti-Semitism

LONDON (AP) — The head of one of Britain‘s main Jewish groups says the leader of the opposition Labour Party must make an “abject apology” to British Jews for allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the left-of-center party. Allegations of anti-Jewish prejudice within Labour have grown since veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader in 2015. Some in the party allege […]

Passengers shaken when brakes fail on pirate ship ride

Passengers shaken when brakes fail on pirate ship ride

WEST MIFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Several people became nauseous after brakes failed on a pirate ship ride at an amusement park near Pittsburgh, and crews were unable to stop it for 10 minutes. The ride at Kennywood Park swings like a pendulum from left to right and up and down. Passengers were stuck swinging Wednesday before workers could engage a […]

Health officials: Condoms are not meant to be reused

Health officials: Condoms are not meant to be reused

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials are reminding people that condoms are not reusable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tweeted on its sexually transmitted disease site that condoms are for single use. Officials say they needed to tweet the message because people are washing or reusing condoms instead of throwing them away. The agency also says condoms have expiration […]

Trash bins being tested for poison in UK nerve agent probe

Trash bins being tested for poison in UK nerve agent probe

LONDON (AP) — British police have sent two garbage bins to a defense research laboratory for testing as they probe the nerve-agent poisoning that left a woman dead and a man ill. London‘s Metropolitan Police force says the trash cans were removed Thursday from behind shops in Salisbury, 90 miles (145 kms) southwest of London. The move follows conversations between […]

3 mountain climbers plunge to their deaths in French Alps

3 mountain climbers plunge to their deaths in French Alps

PARIS (AP) — French authorities say three mountain climbers have plunged to their death in the French Alps. Anne Martini of the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc prefecture said the accident occurred Thursday morning after the climbing pegs being used by the group, who were linked together with a rope, became unscrewed. The identities of the victims are not yet known and an emergency […]

Cabinet approves restructuring of Agricultural Scientists‘ Recruitment Board

Cabinet approves restructuring of Agricultural Scientists‘ Recruitment Board

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the restructuring of the () to ensure more transparency and efficiency in recruitment of meritorious scientists to various positions in . The ASRB would be delinked from (ICAR) and be attached with Department of Agricultural Research & Education () for the purpose of autonomy, secrecy, accountability and efficient functioning, a release said. The […]

Education to be free in government schools in Delhi: Sisodia

Education to be free in government schools in Delhi: Sisodia

NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief Minister and education minister on Wednesday said education in all government schools would be free up to class 12. is free till class 8. Students of classes 9 to 12 pay a fee of Rs 20 per month. Sisodia, who chaired a meeting of the city‘s education department, directed the Secretary Education to submit a proposal […]