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ESPN reassigns commentator Robert Lee over ‘title coincidence’

Picture copyright Getty Pictures & @RobertLeePXP/Twitter Picture caption ESPN stated that they had reassigned Mr Lee as a result of he had the identical title because the Accomplice basic Robert E Lee ESPN has eliminated a sports activities commentator from overlaying an American soccer sport in Charlottesville as a result of he has the identical title as Civil Struggle Normal Robert E Lee. Robert Lee was scheduled to cowl a

‘Soul of the rose’

For greater than 400 years, the Indian metropolis of Kannauj has been distilling flowers to make fragrance. However the trade is now in decline. Artificial perfumes are pushing the distilleries in direction of closure – and these beautiful scents could quickly be misplaced perpetually. TAP HERE TO READ MORE Picture topic to copyright

US Navy ‘to sack’ Joseph Aucoin, Seventh Fleet commander

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin was attributable to retire from his place within the coming weeks The US Navy is to dismiss Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following a string of collisions involving warships in Asia, US officers have stated. Ten sailors are nonetheless lacking after the united statesJohn S McCain collided with an oil tanker close to Singapore on Monday.

Kim Wall: Headless physique recognized as lacking journalist

A headless torso present in waters off Denmark has been recognized as lacking Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police say. There was a “DNA match between [the] torso and Kim Wall”, Copenhagen police stated on Twitter. Ms Wall was final seen alive on 10 August as she departed on a submarine journey with inventor Peter Madsen. It sank hours after the seek for Ms Wall started, and Mr Madsen was

Nice Wall Motor dampens Fiat bid hypothesis

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Nice Wall Motor has stated it has not held talks with Fiat Chrysler, placing a doable bid for its Jeep model doubtful. The Chinese language automaker confirmed it had researched Fiat however made no substantial progress towards a deal. In an announcement to the Shanghai inventory trade on Tuesday, it stated there was a “nice deal of uncertainty” over any potential bid. On Monday the carmaker

Trump vows to ‘shut authorities’ to construct Mexico wall

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Donald Trump touched on immigration, healthcare and his enemies throughout the Arizona rally Donald Trump has vowed to shut down authorities if that’s what it takes to construct his wall alongside the Mexico border. The US president informed supporters at a “Make America Nice Once more” rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition Democrats have been being “obstructionist”. Through the 90-minute speech, he additionally took

Italian earthquake kills 1, traps 7

Eleven-year-old Ciro had been caught for greater than 15 hours, in keeping with rescue providers. Two persons are confirmed lifeless, the Division for Civil Safety mentioned on Tuesday. The primary sufferer, a girl, was caught within the partial collapse of a church, civil safety officers mentioned. A second sufferer was caught below rubble and rescue staff have been making an attempt to get better the physique. Rescue staff toiled by

Private bodyguard app to launch in northeast China

By Information from Elsewhere… …as discovered by BBC Monitoring Picture copyright PEAR VIDEO Picture caption The app’s identify, Jinyiwei, comes from the identify of a gaggle of secret police through the Ming Dynasty An app is ready to launch in a northeast Chinese language metropolis that enables anyone – not simply the wealthy and well-known – to rent a private bodyguard, it is reported. The Jinyiwei app, which is ready

Relationship app goals to spice up Russian voter turnout

Picture copyright MAMBA Picture caption “You could find love anyplace – even in the course of the elections,” the app claims A Russian relationship app is making an attempt to spice up voter turnout within the upcoming elections by discovering customers an election “date”, it is reported. Standard relationship service Mamba has launched a characteristic referred to as “Voting Collectively” which provides to assist customers discover a companion to go

Bulldozer rampage: Australian man responsible of endangering lives

Picture copyright ABC/David Marchese Picture caption The incident left automobiles flattened and a home razed An Australian man who used a stolen bulldozer to crush 4 automobiles, a ship and a home has been discovered responsible of endangering lives. Jamie Francis Sager, 50, had admitted to the rampage within the New South Wales city of Teralba in 2015, however denied he was making an attempt to harm a household inside.