Police are still searching for a suspect who robbed an elderly man and dragged him with a car for about a block. Around 12:30 p.m. Monday, a 61-year-old left a store on East Broadway after purchasing jewelry. He was walking north on Quebec Street when a suspect came up behind him, grabbed the bag of jewelry and ran into a waiting a ...
A mosquito-borne disease that preys on the young and malnourished is sweeping across poverty-riven northern India again this monsoon season in what officials worry could be the deadliest outbreak in nearly a decade. Encephalitis has killed at least 118 children so far this year and authorities fear the death toll could reach about 1,000, said Dr R. N. Singh of the Encephalitis ...
As Lexington plans to build a new senior citizens center, the YMCA of Central Kentucky proposed on Tuesday a partnership in which the YMCA would build and operate four senior center facilities attached to YMCA locations in Fayette County.David Martorano, president and CEO of YMCA of Central Kentucky, told the Urban County Council's social services and community development committee that ...
A 73-year-old Lexington woman was jailed Tuesday because police say she left an elderly man under her care in a filthy home.Julia Polsgrove was charged with one count of knowingly abusing or neglecting an adult and was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.The home on Kilkenny Court was littered with filth and animal feces and was condemned, city spokeswoman Susan Straub ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma executed on Tuesday a man who was convicted of stabbing an elderly couple to death during a robbery at their home that netted $73, some of which he and convicted accomplices used to buy ...
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David Mamet, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and filmmaker who has created an indelible name for himself writing hard-hitting modern American dramas and complex mysteries involving con games, seems like the least likely candidate in the world to adapt "The Winslow Boy," Terence Rattigan's 1946 play about a proud British family that uses its entire family fortune to defend one of their own a ... ...
Accra, June 18, GNA - The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection would soon create Aging Desks in districts across the country to ensure the social and cultural reintegration of the elderly into the mainstream ...
18 June 2013 – A message of hope from a boy on the war-torn streets of Kabul, a profile of Danish efforts to help the elderly live the way they choose and an investigative story on the cruel reality of human trafficking are the winners of this year’s awards for outstanding radio programming presented by the United Nations as part of the 2013 New York Festivals Awards. ...
An epic trip across the country on a bike brings back memories for an elderly Burnaby man — but the 10-speed that helps remind him of the journey was stolen from his ...
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California say they have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of killing an 87-year-old attorney and his ...
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Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
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29 April 2013 150 The Security Council today welcomed the joint declaration of non-violence signed last week in Conakry between the main Guinean stakeholders in which they committed themselves to resolve all differences exclusively through peaceful means.
In a statement issued to the press, the 15-member Council also welcomed the declaration by President Alpha Cond233; whereby he expressed his readiness to ensure the transparency and the credibility of the electoral process, and committed himself to accepting the results of the upcoming legislative elections.
In March, protests in the West African nation related to the polls led to several deaths and hundreds of injuries. At that time, both Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN human rights office appealed for calm amid the violence and urged political actors in Guinea to pursue dialogue to create conditions for peaceful elections.
The Council, which was briefed last Thursday on the situation in Guinea by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, expressed its concern over the "volatile situation" in the country.
"The members of the Security Council deplored the violent incidents that occurred during the demonstrations in Conakry on 25 April 2013, which resulted in the death of one person and injured a number of others. ...
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