Stampede kills 40 at funeral for Iran general killed by US

A stampede yesterday at a funeral procession for a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike last week killed 40 people and injured 213 others, two Iranian semi-official news

This Day in History | 1989 Dozens die as plane crashes on motorway

A Boeing 737 airplane has crashed onto the M1 motorway near East Midlands airport, killing 46 people. Eighty have survived, of whom ten are seriously injured. The British Midland flight 092 was

Offbeat | Amazon delivery driver steals UPS package from home

An Amazon delivery driver stole a package that was delivered earlier by UPS at a Pennsylvania home, police said. A woman in Wilkes-Barre reported a package being stolen from her home

‘Joker’ tops nominations for Academy film awards

The film “Joker” has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced Tuesday. The movie about the origins of the comic book villain received 11 BAFTA nominations including best

Cameron Diaz announces birth of a daughter

Cameron Diaz is starting the new decade with a very important role: mommy. The actress and her musician husband, Benji Madden, announced the birth of a daughter they’ve named Raddix. “We are

Harvey back as NFL Honors host when AP awards are announced

TV personality Steve Harvey will return as host of the NFL Honors show on Feb. 1, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards. The two-hour prime-time show airing

Tennis | Britain in good shape to advance to ATP Cup quarterfinals

Even without Andy Murray, Britain looks likely to advance to the ATP Cup quarterfinals. Britain No. 1 Dan Evans outclassed Radu Albot 6-2, 6-2 to clinch the fifth-day match after Cameron

The Buzz | Plane skids off runway in Istanbul, flights suspended

A passenger plane skidded off the runway in the Turkish city of Istanbul yesterday, temporarily shutting down the airport. The Boeing 737-800 from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, operated by Turkish low-cost

Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation

Facebook says it is banning “deepfake” videos, the false but realistic clips created with artificial intelligence and sophisticated tools, as it steps up efforts to fight online manipulation. The social network

World Briefs

INDIA A death warrant was issued yesterday for the four men convicted in the 2012 gang rape and murder of a young woman on a New Delhi bus that galvanized

World Views | Ghosn Attacks the System That Crowned Him

  Carlos Ghosn was nothing short of a celebrity in Japan. He carefully cultivated the image of a rebel outsider, but operated successfully enough within Japan Inc. to be adopted as

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 – edition no. 3449

• Economy chief commends support rendered to SMEs by the Macao Chamber of Commerce * ‘Roughly flat’ gaming revenue dashes hopes for January bounce * Wuhan flu scare gives Carrie Lam breathing

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