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15-Year-Old Gauff Beats Venus In Australian Open First Round

Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff beat Venus Williams at the Australian Open on Monday — the second time the teenager has dumped the veteran out in a Grand Slam first round. Gauff surged into the second round in Melbourne with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 victory over the 39-year-old and will play unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea next.... Continue Reading →

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Leaked Documents Reveal How ‘Africa’s Richest Woman’ Allegedly Stole Fortune

An investigative team published a trove of files on Sunday allegedly showing how Africa’s richest woman siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars of public money into offshore accounts. The New York-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) worked with newspapers such as Munich’s Suddeutsche Zeitung to reveal the “Panama Papers” tax haven scandal in 2016.... Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka Ex-Minister Arrested Over Phone Recording Scandal

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a former minister who allegedly recorded 100,000 phone calls, the sometimes lewd and compromising contents of which were leaked on social media. In what has become a major scandal, Ranjan Ramanayake is heard discussing court cases with judges, police, politicians and local celebrities in some of the recordings. Police, who... Continue Reading →

Ukraine PM Tenders Resignation After Leaked Recording

Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him reportedly criticizing President Volodomyr Zelensky’s understanding of the economy. “To remove any doubts about our respect for and trust in the president, I have written a resignation letter and handed it over to the president,” Oleksiy Goncharuk wrote on his official... Continue Reading →

Senate Trial ‘Should Go Very Quickly’, Says Trump

President Donald Trump predicted Thursday that his impeachment trial in the US Senate will not take long and again dismissed the abuse of power charges against him as “a hoax.” “I think it should go very quickly,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office as the upper chamber’s members were sworn in to serve as... Continue Reading →

Wrestling Legend And Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Father, ‘Soulman’ Dies At 75

Hollywood megastar and former wrestling sensation, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, has lost his father. Rocky ‘Soul Man’ Johnson, who was also a wrestling champion, passed away at the age of 75. The news was announced by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on Wednesday. “WWE is saddened to learn that Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson (born Wayde Douglas... Continue Reading →

US Senate Prepares To Set Trump Trial In Motion

Articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress will be formally read to the Senate Thursday, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens the US leader with removal from office. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will then be sworn in to preside over the trial and... Continue Reading →

Greek PM Proposes Top Female Judge As Next President

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday nominated top female judge Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou to become the country’s next president. If approved by parliament, the 63-year-old head of the Council of State would become the first woman to hold the largely ceremonial post. Her appointment is expected to be a formality as Mitsotakis’s conservative New Democracy... Continue Reading →

US Resumes Joint Military Operations In Iraq

The United States on Wednesday resumed joint military operations with Iraq that had been put on pause after the US drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, the New York Times reported. Two US military officials quoted by the paper said the Pentagon wanted to resume these operations in order to pick... Continue Reading →

Less Sex Linked To Early Menopause –Study

Researchers in a new study has suggested that having sex less frequently could lead to early menopause. According to INDEPENDENT, the researchers found that women who reported having sexual activity weekly were 28 percent less likely to have experienced menopause than those who had sex less than once a month. “Similarly, those who had sex... Continue Reading →

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