IMAGE: Manchester City players celebrate after Riyad Mahrez scored the second goal against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg match at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, on Tuesday. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Riyad Mahrez struck twice as Manchester City reached the Champions League final for the first time thanks to a 2-0 victory over Paris St Germain at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday that secured a 4-1 aggregate win. City were dominant against their French opponents, who lost their heads in the second half and finished the semi-final, second leg with 10 men after Angel Di Maria was sent off in the 69th minute for an off-the-ball stamp on Fernandinho. IMAGE: Riyad Mahrez scores the first goal for Manchester City in the 11th minute. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Mahrez put City ahead on the night in the 11th minute and then finished off a superb counter-attack in the 63rd to secure their place in the final. … [Read more...] about PIX: Mahrez double fires Man City into Champions League final
A healthy 18-year-old woman was placed in a coma and had to undergo three brain surgeries due to blood clots after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Emma Burkey received the one-dose vaccine on April 1 and fell ill a week later. The Las Vegas woman later began to have seizures and was hospitalized, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. A spokesperson for her family, Bret Johnson, said she had to be airlifted to a hospital in California as she required specialized care. At Loma Linda Hospital, Burkey was placed in an induced coma, intubated, and faced three surgeries to repair the blood clots. “She is improving slowly,” Johnson said. “The word we got from her parents last night was ‘slowly, slowly slowly.’” The young woman’s parents, Russ and Kathy, said they have limited visitation to their daughter due to coronavirus restrictions. They remain “cautiously optimistic” even though she has suffered “massive brain injury.” Burkey has since been … [Read more...] about Healthy woman, 18, who got Johnson & Johnson vaccine put in a coma and had THREE brain ops for blood clots a week later
share this article bookmark article share on facebook share on twitter share on Linkedin share on whatsapp share on email Share this article Whatsapp Facebook Twitter Linkedin Share Anuj Chopra (AFP) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ● Thu, May 6, 2021 2021-05-06 17:15 0 9a83ea3b2805adb41e1c26538e67bcfe 2 World US,Saudi-Arabia,Mohammed-Bin-Salman,Iran,Yemen Free After years of proxy warfare, Saudi Arabia's secret talks with arch-rival Iran signal a high-wire diplomatic act as it scrambles to rein in Tehran-backed Yemeni rebels, although prospects of a breakthrough look remote. Iraq has hosted talks between Riyadh and Tehran "more than once", its President Barham Saleh, an ex-premier of Iraqi Kurdistan, said Wednesday, following reports that a Saudi delegation led by intelligence chief Khalid bin Ali al-Humaidan met Iranian officials in Baghdad on April 9. … [Read more...] about Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen
This Friday, join together with some comic book greats and don't wear pants - for a good cause. This irreverent initiative is 'No Pants Day,' a pandemic weariness-induced special day organized by cartoonists from the comic strip community to raise awareness (and money) for charities that help get clothing to those who need it. Popular strips such as Dennis the Menace, Blondie, Sally Forth, Hi and Lois, Shoe, Prince Valiant, Dick Tracy, and more are taking part in this novel partnership across various comic strip companies King Features Syndicate, Tribune Content Agency, Andrew McMeel University, and WPWG. "It's been a tough year for so many people, and we know that everyone could use a good laugh as well as a helping hand," says King Features' comics editor Tea Fougner in the announcement. "No Pants Day felt like the perfect opportunity to use a bit of irreverent humor to share a laugh while also shining a spotlight on nonprofits across the country that are getting … [Read more...] about Celebrate ‘No Pants Day’ this Friday with some of your favorite comic strips
With the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce bombshell still echoing, so begins the process of divvying up the fourth-largest fortune in the world. Forbes puts the Microsoft Corp co-founder’s net worth at just north of US$130bil (RM535.01bil), a massive sum that includes the world’s largest private family charitable foundation, a lucrative personal investment firm and a collection of real estate that rivals any in the country. In addition to 242,000 acres of farmland, the couple own a glut of mansions across the country that they’ve been compiling for the last three decades, including homes in Washington, California, Montana and Florida. Their most impressive estate sits in Medina, a small Seattle suburb whose claim to fame is that it shelters the Microsoft co-founder as well as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Valued at more than US$130mil (RM535.01mil), the tech-savvy mansion – dubbed Xanadu 2.0 – spans 66,000 square feet and racks up a yearly property tax bill of more than US$1mil … [Read more...] about In Bill Gates divorce, who gets the 66,000-square-foot mansion?