Indian athletes sent home after needle found in room

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Indian athletes Rakesh Babu and Irfan Kolothum Thodi are being sent home from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a needle was found in a cup in their bedroom at the Athletes’ Village, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday. Athletics – Gold Coast …

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Oklahoma teachers end nearly two-week walkout that shut schools

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – Oklahoma’s largest teachers union on Thursday called off a nearly two-week walkout that shut public schools statewide, saying it had secured historic gains in education funding after school budgets were devastated by a decade of cuts. The move came after the Republican-dominated legislature passed its first …

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Renshaw replaces Bancroft at Somerset | Cricket

Matt Renshaw in action for Queensland © Getty Images Matt Renshaw has replaced Cameron Bancroft as Somerset’s overseas player following the ball-tampering incident in South Africa which caused Bancroft’s suspension amid a global outcry. Renshaw made a comeback to the national Test squad against …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ It’s Nerd Week

The Trump administration this week issued the rules governing next year’s Affordable Care Act insurance marketplaces, and they make some potentially large changes that could result in higher premiums and fewer benefits. Meanwhile, states are going different ways in addressing the health insurance markets in their states in response to …

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Judges walk in and Ashish Shelar walks out

At the start of the meeting at Wankhede Stadium premises, the two retired judges made it clear that only they would be in charge at MCA henceforth Bombay HC-appointed CoA for MCA, ex-judges VM Kanade (left) and Hemant Gokhale at Wankhede yesterday. Pic/Ashish Raje Roped in to run the functioning …

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